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Stephan Garth May

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Stephan Garth May

September 8, 1943 - January 17, 2023

Son of Wallace and Catherine (MacLean) both predeceased. Garth passed away peacefully at Ed’s House Northumberland Hospice after a brave battle with cancer. He is survived by his loving wife of 56 years Gail (Turner), sons Darren (Teresa), Scott (Connie), Jeffrey (Sarah), brothers Dennis May (Marlene) and Brian May (Edie), 5 grandchildren, Jacqueline, Mackenzie, Stephanie, Jacob, Miles and numerous nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by brothers Harvey May and Stanley May, and sister-in-law Georgette May. At Garth’s request a cremation will take place and there will not be any services. Interment will be held at a later date at Cobourg Union Cemetery. In memory of Garth, donations may be made to Ed’s House Northumberland Hospice Care Centre. A special thank you to Dr. Mulé and all the nurses and staff at Ed’s House for their exceptional compassion and care given to Garth and his family.

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Denise Yerex - January 26, 2023

So sorry to hear of all Garth’s passing Gail. please accept my sincere condolences and prayers for you and your family.

Jim and Hugette Keeler - January 26, 2023 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Ed's House Northumberland Hospice Care Centre

Richard & Maureen Zabiuk - January 25, 2023 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Ed's House Northumberland Hospice Care Centre

Richard & Maureen Zabiuk - January 25, 2023

Darren and family = sending sincere sympathy and condolences to you. Hoping all the good memories help you through this difficult time and know that he is at peace.

Kim (Munn) Goebel - January 24, 2023

My sisters Kelly and Debi and I send our condolences.

Gordon and Carol McDonald - January 24, 2023 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Ed's House Northumberland Hospice Care Centre

Clara and John Manning - January 24, 2023 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation

Scott Tuttle - January 24, 2023

I would like to send my condolences to the May family, knew Garth from the legion for years...may he rest in peace.

Joan and Don Diminie and family - January 24, 2023

May Family: Sorry to learn of Garth passing on. A long time Corktown friend. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

Joe Panepinto - January 23, 2023 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Ed's House Northumberland Hospice Care Centre

Joe Panepinto and Family - January 23, 2023

Gail, Darren, Scott and Jeff, please accept our most sincere condolences on your loss. Garth was such a wonderful person and always made me feel welcome when I ever I was around. He will be missed.

Ahmed Rasoul - January 23, 2023 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Ed's House Northumberland Hospice Care Centre

The Kirby Family - January 22, 2023

Gail, Darren, Scott and Jeffery, our sincere condolences, we are very sorry for your loss.

Derren Flood - January 21, 2023 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Ed's House Northumberland Hospice Care Centre

Lisa Leckie - January 21, 2023 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Ed's House Northumberland Hospice Care Centre

Mark Hastings - January 21, 2023 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Ed's House Northumberland Hospice Care Centre

Lisa Chatten Leckie - January 21, 2023

Gail, Darrin, Scott, Jeffery and family, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Garth. I hold a lot of fond memories of spending time with you all. Garth was a wonderful friend to all. He was so much like his Dad. My heart goes out to all of the May family. Cherish all your times with him He will truly be missed.

Laurie and Guy Lewis - January 21, 2023

To Gail and family... We send you all heartfelt sympathy. We will miss Garth...

Alex & Joan Ferguson - January 21, 2023 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Ed's House Northumberland Hospice Care Centre

Alex & Joan Ferguson - January 21, 2023

Gail it’s so sad to hear about Garth’s passing and we express our sincere sympathy to you and your family. Wishing you treasured memories you can forever look back on. I know we have great memories of the times we spent together with you & Garth in our younger days.

Ray and Sylvia Gallagher - January 21, 2023 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Ed's House Northumberland Hospice Care Centre

Ronald Cowin - January 21, 2023 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Ed's House Northumberland Hospice Care Centre

Allison Sunday - January 21, 2023

~Our sincere condolences to Mrs. Gail May and your family. Thankful for your kindness and countless examples of a loving family over the years. You’re in our prayers 🙏🏻❤️

Jim Keeler - January 21, 2023

Condolences to Gail and Family. he is surely missed at the morning table at the LEGION. RIP my Friend.

Roger May - January 21, 2023

Remembering cousin Garth with fondness. Roger

Jamie West - January 21, 2023

I met Garth, who sat at the 11:00 BS table at the Legion with my Dad, Jim Keeler, and seemed to be a kind and gentle soul. May he RIP.

Maggie and Graham McKessick - January 20, 2023

Gail and family, some sorry to hear of Garth’s passing. We have great memories of Garth helping us with the inventory all those years ago and visiting at the 11 o’clock club. RIP 😘

Gerry & Nancy Turpin - January 20, 2023

Dear Gail & family We were very sad to hear of Garth’s passing. So sorry for your loss. May your happy memories help you through this difficult time. Gerry & Nancy

Rhonda and Greg Perry - January 20, 2023

To Scott, Connie and family: Greg and I send our deepest sympathies to you at this very difficult time. We hope you will find comfort in the sharing of memories and the love of friends and family. God Bless.

Sally (Dixon) Groff - January 20, 2023

To Gail and the entire May family. On behalf of myself and my sisters Jane & Diana, our hearts break with yours at the loss of our cousin Garth. We hold you all in our hearts, thoughts and prayers. We're pretty sure there's a heckuva reunion in Heaven right now. We love you . Rest in peace sweet Garth, until we meet again. 💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖

Brenda Leonard - January 20, 2023

We extend our sincere condolences to you Gail and your family. I had an unexpected and great conversation with Garth at the post office back in the fall. We reminisced and he shared proud information about his sons and grandchildren. Keep your memories close to you. Take care. Evor and Brenda Leonard

Linda Harnden & Lyle Montreuil - January 20, 2023

So sorry for your los Gail , Darren , Scott , Jeff and families , sending prayers and hugs ❤️ Garth was a wonderful man , husband , father and grandfather he will be truly missed

Michael Harnden - January 20, 2023

RIP Mr.May. You always made everyone feel like family.

Barry & Therese May - January 20, 2023

Dear Gail and family. Our deepest sympathy on the passing of Garth. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this very sad time.

Becky Garland - January 20, 2023

Aunt Gail, Darren, Scott, and Jeff, I was so sorry to hear of Uncle Garth’s passing. You are all in our thoughts. Much love to all of you. Love from Dave, Becky, Rachel and Dana

Becky Garland - January 20, 2023 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Ed's House Northumberland Hospice Care Centre

Linda Bevan - January 20, 2023

Dear Gail and family I am so sorry to hear of Garth's passing. I enjoyed working with Garth on Br 133 Legion Building Committee. Deepest condolences and may your memories help you through this difficult time. Linda

Barb Collins - January 20, 2023

Gail and family, I’m so sorry for your loss

Paul & Vicki Dingman - January 20, 2023

Gail & family….we are so sad to hear of Garth’s passing. We have many great memories of our time working with Garth and wish you much comfort in the days and weeks ahead. Paul & Vicki

Linda Wong - January 19, 2023

Gail, deepest condolences to you and your family. I haven't seen Garth in years , but so many good memories go back to those days

Tom Wood - January 19, 2023

My deepest condolences to you Gail and your family.

Lynn and Doug Holland - January 19, 2023

Dear Gail, Jeffrey, Darren ,Scott and families, Our sincere condolences to you all. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Rest in Peace Garth. Lynn, Doug,Steve Holland

Lee and Rachel Randall - January 19, 2023

Scott Connie and Family; Lee and I are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time

John Aitken & Iris - January 19, 2023

A donation will be made to Ed’s House

John Aitken & Iris Milne - January 19, 2023

Goodbye to a true gentleman and friend. You will be missed at the B.S. table, Cobourg Legion. We will raise a glass for you.

Lindsay and Rocky O’Brien - January 19, 2023 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Ed's House Northumberland Hospice Care Centre

Gerry Yorke - January 19, 2023 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Ed's House Northumberland Hospice Care Centre

Rose-Mary Sweetman(Rhoda) - January 19, 2023

Gail, Darren, Scott and Jeff, I am so sorry for your loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. I keep with me some wonderful memories that we have all shared over the years. And I wish for you all some time to rest and heal your broken hearts. Love Rhoda

Cindy Blower - January 19, 2023

I’m so sorry to hear of Garth’s passing and I’m thinking of your family. May your memories ease some of the pain.

Tom & Barb Matthews - January 19, 2023

Gail and family, we were so.sorry to hear of your loss. Tom always enjoyed his time with Garth on the canteen committee at the Legion. Sending our condolences at this sad time. Tom & Barb Matthews

Troy and Melissa MacAusland - January 19, 2023

Our deepest condolences

Bonnie Sheridan - January 19, 2023

Gail, our deepest sympathy to you and your family for your loss of Garth. Ray &Bonnie, Daisy & Harry.

Judy Elliott - January 19, 2023

Dear Gail & family, I’m so very sorry for your loss. It’s been a long old battle for all of you. He’s no longer in pain and now at rest. Keep your memories close and he’ll always be near. Sending sincere condolences and hugs.

Rodger Harp - January 19, 2023

Garth walked to school each day to Central P.S. with the cork town boys. We used to call him Popeye. Thanks for the memories Garth, I will miss you

Carol Gutteridge - January 19, 2023

Gail and family. So very sorry to hear this sad news. Cherish your memories You are in my thoughts and prayers

Marian Spicer - January 19, 2023

Gail so sorry to hear about Garth, thinking of you and family at this difficult time. Stan & Marian

Brian and Edie May - January 19, 2023 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Ed's House Northumberland Hospice Care Centre

wendy bowman - January 19, 2023

Dear Gail and family we were very sad to hear of Garth's passing. He was a friend of my Brother Roger and often spent time in our family home. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Cherish all the good memories Wendy and Rick