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Wellington Rae Waring
Memorial Service

Trinity United Church
284 Division Street, Cobourg

Friday, May 17, 2024 11 a.m.

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Wellington Rae Waring

September 21, 1935 - May 10, 2024

Peacefully, on Friday, May 10, 2024 at Port Hope Extendicare, in his 89th year. Beloved husband of Marilyn (nee Burt). Loving father of Steven (Brenda), Jamie (Kathy Palko), Tim (Jennifer) and Joe (Nancy). Cherished grandfather of Lewis (Deniz Yildrim), Patrick, Catherine, Tina (Aaron Philipp-Muller), Ali and Christopher. Dear brother of the late Bethy (the late Paul) Ranney, Alan (Ethel), the late Jim (Donna) and brother-in-law of the late Gerry (the late Georgette) Burt, the late Brian (the late Eleanor Hart) Burt and the late Doug (Joyce) Burt. Rae will be sadly missed by his nieces, nephews and Paula. A memorial service will be held on Friday, May 17, 2024 at 11 a.m. at Trinity United Church, Cobourg. Donations to YMCA Strong Kids, Cobourg Ecology Garden or Trinity United Church would be appreciated.

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MESSAGES OF CONDOLENCE / DONATIONS

Linda Gillberry - May 28, 2024 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Trinity United Church

Lauren Maclean - May 26, 2024

Dear Marilyn and Family, Our condolences on Rae's passing. Fond memories of meeting Rae and Marilyn many years ago when they started a Youth Group at Trinity United Church. Thinking of you at this sad time, Lauren and Bruce Maclean

Ethelwyn and Al Rempel - May 24, 2024

Marilyn. We are sorry to hear that Rae has passed away. We had many happy times with you and Rae over the years.

Mark Coulson - May 22, 2024

So sorry for your loss. I just heard about Rae's passing this week and was sorry to miss the celebration of life. Rae was must first supervisor at General Foods back in '75. We had a great work group. Our thoughts are with the family.

Miriam Mutton - May 22, 2024

Kind thoughts for Rae's family at this time of loss.

Mary Purvis and Philip Hughes - May 22, 2024 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Trinity United Church

Joan & Karen Chalovich - May 21, 2024

Marilyn & family, Our sincere condolences to you & your family on Rae's passing. You have both contributed so much to the community with your care & concern for others. Lots of wonderful memories & accomplishments you shared together. Sincerely, Karen & Joan Chalovich

Petra Hartwig - May 21, 2024

My deepest condolences on the passing of Rae. I had the pleasure of getting to know him while involved in Willow Beach Field Naturalists. His memory will remain alive in your hearts.

Earl Cryderman - May 21, 2024

Steve, I was so sorry to hear about your Dad. I spoke to him at one of my appointments at the hospital when he was volunteering and once when we met out on a walk My condolences Earl

Christine Bayer - May 20, 2024

I am so sorry for your loss. Filling Travel Gaps

Garth and Susan Beer - May 18, 2024 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Trinity United Church

Garth and Susan Beer - May 18, 2024

Dear Marilyn and Family. So sorry to hear of Rae’s passing. Our deepest sympathies to you and your family. Garth, Susan and Graham Beer

Kathy Tetu - May 17, 2024

Fond memories of last visit to Canada with Rae & Marilyn at Joe & Nancy's place on the lake. Love to Marilyn & kind thoughts in your loss. Rae was a funny & clever guy.

Percy, Carol, Tony and Nyree Bhupsingh - May 17, 2024

Marilyn and family. We are so sorry to hear of Rae’s passing.

Vera Wellman - May 17, 2024 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Trinity United Church

Nancy Logan - May 17, 2024 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Trinity United Church

Sharon, Kieron, Ryan Graham - May 17, 2024

Deepest sympathy Marilyn, Steve, James, Tim, Joe for this loss. Rae was such a kind and gentle man. We have such fond memories of him and your entire family from our time spent at Rice Lake, the house and beach in Cobourg, and at family reunions. Be at peace, Rae. Sharon, Kieron, and Ryan

Rick and Barb Johns - May 17, 2024

Marilyn and Family. We extend our deepest sympathy of the passing of Rae.Remember all the dedication he had to so many Rotary projects. He will be missed. Hang on to all your cherished memories. Rick and Barb

Shirley Moebus Bill Moebus - May 17, 2024

Marilyn, we offer our deepest sympathy to you and your entire family at this difficult time. Rae’s ready smile, wise advice, willing hand and determination will be sadly missed in our community and beyond. Shirley and Bill

Joyce and Lawrence Foster - May 16, 2024

Our sincere sympathy to Marilyn and family. We have shared many good times together and will miss Rae's sharp wit and good humour. Our prayers and thoughts are with you. A memorial donation has been sent to Trinity United Church.

Colin and Ruth Watson - May 16, 2024

With our sincere condolences to the family. I enjoyed working with Rae in the Research Dept. of General Foods many years ago.

JOYCE FOSTER - May 16, 2024 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Trinity United Church

Marjorie Fierheller - May 16, 2024 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

YMCA of Northumberland - Strong Kids Campaign

George and Alma Beston - May 16, 2024

Our sympathies to Marilyn and the rest of Rae's Family. Rae was a supportive mentor to me at General Foods, and both Alma and I admire his efforts to aid the settlement of refugees in our country. He will be fondly remembered by both of us.

Dave Cromlish - May 16, 2024

Steve and to the Waring Family. Very sorry to hear of your father’s passing. Dave

Barb and Ron Swallow - May 15, 2024

Marilyn and family: Rae’s gift of giving has and will be celebrated by people of all ages around the world. Our sincere sympathy to your whole family. Barb and Ron Swallow

John & Carole Oosterhof - May 15, 2024

Steve, sorry to hear about the passing of your father. Carole and me send our condolences to you and the Waring family. I have kind memories of you and your family beginning with the youth group at Trinity United Church. Bless you all. John and Carole Oosterhof

Tony & Carol Farren - May 15, 2024 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Trinity United Church

Carol and Tony Farren - May 15, 2024

Dear Marilyn and family. We are so sorry to hear of Rae's passing. We have such wonderful memories of our time with him and we know what a dedicated husband and father he was. We hope those wonderful times and memories will help sustain you through this difficult time. Our community is also a better place for the dedication Rae gave to so many groups. Our deepest sympathy. Tony and Carol

Tim Werth - May 15, 2024 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

YMCA of Northumberland - Strong Kids Campaign

Beth Goddard - May 14, 2024

Steve - my sincere condolences to you and all of your family on your loss.

Bruce and Christine Pogue - May 14, 2024

We are thinking of you...Mrs Waring, Steve, Jamie, Tim, Joe and all of your loved ones. Rae was a great guy...he always had time to talk, was very intelligent and had an incredible sense of humour. He will be missed, our thoughts are with you all during this most difficult time.

Mark Froncz - May 14, 2024

My deepest sympathy goes out to the Waring family at this difficult time.

Donna Waring - May 14, 2024 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Trinity United Church

Keri Campbell - May 14, 2024

On behalf of the NHH Auxiliary, we wish to extend our sincere condolences and sympathy on the passing of Rae. A volunteer at NHH for eight years (2015-2023) he offered his support, kindness and efforts as a volunteer in the Diagnostic Imaging department as well as in the Day Surgery department. A valued member of the volunteer team, Rae will be missed.

Nicole - May 14, 2024

Marilyn and family, I am sorry to hear of the passing of Rae. My condolence.

Michael Beech - May 14, 2024

I offer my sincere condolences to Steve, Jamie, Tim and Joe and your respective families on the passing of your father.

Catherine Gissing - May 14, 2024

Rae leaves a legacy behind him of a devoted husband, father and community builder who will be sorely missed. It was our privilege to know him. Sending love to the family.

Christine Sharp - May 14, 2024

So sorry to hear your sad news. Our thoughts are with you and your family. Much love to you all.

Dorothy Geale - May 14, 2024 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Canadian Federation of University Women - Northumberland Scholarship Trust

Dorothy Geale - May 14, 2024

Marilyn, may you and your family be comforted by your memories and the knowledge that Rae's suffering has now ceased and he is with God.

Doug and Jane Burns - May 14, 2024 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Trinity United Church

David & Janet Garnhum - May 14, 2024 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Trinity United Church

David & Janet Garnhum - May 14, 2024

Our deepest sympathy on uncle Ray's passing. I have such fond memories of visiting Marilyn and Ray while our family visited Rice lake every summer.

Pat Burt Henderson - May 14, 2024

To the Warings I am so sorry for the loss of Uncle Rae. He was a kind man and such a good person in so many ways. Mom and Ian really enjoyed his company anytime they could. Aunt Marilyn, I am thinking of you and your family, he will be missed by all who knew him. Love, Patty

Jim and Joanne Stewart - May 13, 2024

Marilyn and Family - Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this very difficult time. Both you and Rae hold a special place in our hearts and notice of Rae's passing is very sad news. He will be dearly missed.

Bryan and Roberta Armstrong - May 13, 2024

Marilyn - we were so sorry to hear of Rae's passing. Have fond memories of get-togethers with you people at Harry and Carol Knappers over the years. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time.

Marion Buttars - May 13, 2024 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Trinity United Church

Sharon Lynn-Weese - May 13, 2024

Condolences to Marylin and Family. I am so very sorry for your loss. My dad worked with Rae for many years at Kraft General Foods as did my Mom. I had the pleasure of working along side Rae when we volunteered for the Town of Cobourg documenting trees on private property. I later had a few chats with Rae while visiting my Mom at Extendicare. He was sharp and it was so nice to share various memories of the past. I hope good memories of Rae comfort you. From Sharon and Carol Lynn

Vern Chase and Pat Stapley Chase - May 13, 2024

Our deepest condolences to Marilyn and family on the passing of Rae. He was such a fine man who gave of his time and talents for important causes. He will be so dearly missed. Vern and Pat

Lynda Skitch Oliver - May 13, 2024

Dear Marilyn and family, my deepest condolences to all of you. Rae was a good man and will always be remembered with respect and fondness. A memorial donation will be given to Trinity United Church where, over the years, Rae gave so much of his time, his intelligence and his fellowship. We are grateful for him and also for you….Love Lynda

Joan Long - May 13, 2024 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Cobourg Ecology Garden

Bob and Pat Barker - May 13, 2024

Sorry to hear about Rae’s passing. Thinking of the entire family during this difficult time Bob & Pat

Barb & George Lawrence - May 13, 2024

Marilyn and Family - Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this very difficult time. Treasure the memories. Barb & George

Christine Elliott - May 13, 2024

Aunt Marilyn, “boys” and your families. We are so sorry for your loss. Rae was such a good guy, quick with a smile and laugh. My favourite uncle- don’t tell the others! Hugs to you all. Christine and Paul Eliott

Susan McCoy - May 13, 2024 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Trinity United Church

Laura & Rene Roberge - May 13, 2024

Marilyn & family, Rene & I are so sorry for your loss. May Rae RIP

Jamesi, Becca, and Meg from Compassionate Heart Home Care - May 13, 2024

To Marilyn and family, We are deeply saddened to hear about Raes passing. We were honored to provide our care services for Rae during his time of need. We are thinking about you in this difficult time, Our deepest sympathy. Jamesi, Becca, and Meg Compassionate Heart Home Care

Patty, Dave & Jane, Gina & Tim - May 13, 2024 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

YMCA of Northumberland - Strong Kids Campaign

Stanley Lytle - May 13, 2024

To you Marilyn and all your family, Carolyn and I extend our deepest sympathy. Through our time in Cobourg you always formed part of our family and church life. Sharing annual Christmas cards and updates were always anticipated. A wonderful unexpected meeting on the beach in Saint Augustine Florida. The many gatherings in your home in Cobourg. Rae will forever be remembered in our hearts. All our love Stan and Carolyn

Dave waring - May 13, 2024

Condolences to all my family :( uncle Rae was my favorite uncle, always reminded me of my dad! He was so kind, and I will always remember him with a grin on his face :) God bless you all. Lots of love Dave Waring

Dave, Jane and Nash - May 13, 2024

Dear Marilyn and Family, We are thinking about you in this tough time. Rae was such a nice uncle and I know he will be missed. Love Dave, Jane and Nash

Linda Marr - May 13, 2024

Dear Marilyn and Family, Thinking of you and your family at this difficult time. Rae "Fought the Good Fight" and his accomplishments in life will not be forgotten. May he rest in peace. Sincerely, Bob and Linda Marr

Jennifer Hubbs - May 13, 2024

Marilyn and the Waring Family, We were so sad to hear of Rae's passing. His friendship meant the world to our Dad, who valued him greatly. We are so sorry for your loss and hope that your memories of him will provide some solace during your grief. The Hubbs Family.

Christine and Frank Russell - May 12, 2024

Marilyn, Frank and I are so sorry to hear of Rae’s passing. Thinking of you at this sad time Christine and Frank

Linda & Malcolm McDonald - May 12, 2024

We are sorry to learn of Rae’s passing. Our condolences to Marilyn and all the family

Alyson King - May 12, 2024 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Trinity United Church

Alyson E King - May 12, 2024

Marilyn and family - Rod and I are so sorry to hear about Rae. Sending love and hugs.

Gina and Tim Taylor - May 12, 2024

Dear Waring Family, We were so sorry to hear of the passing of Uncle Rae -- your partner in life, Aunt Marilyn, fabulous dad to the "boys" and, we are sure, an adored grandfather. He was a lovely man and we will remember him fondly. Love, Gina and Tim

Stephen and Karen Cortesis - May 12, 2024 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Trinity United Church

Steve Gleason - May 12, 2024

My thoughts are with the Waring family at this time of great loss.

Karen Cortesis - May 12, 2024

Dear Marilyn and family We were so sorry to hear of Raes passing. Our deepest sympathy Stephen and Karen Cortesis