Recent obituary & notice

4454 Dick Brewer – Class of 1959

Brewer, Richard “Dick” G.W… Peacefully, passed away at home on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 82 years of age. Beloved husband to Lorraine Brewer (nee Whitley) of Trenton. Loving father to Alison Irving & her husband Gordon of Norwich, England and Bryan Brewer & his wife Lynlee of Barrie, Ontario. Dear grandpa to Mikaela, Connor, Alannah, Ashlinn, Logan and Lochlyn. Survived by his brothers James, Robert, Donald and Paul. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews.

Dick was very proud of his career as a dedicated Math teacher and later served as vice principal of Trenton High School. After school hours he was involved with coaching both tennis and hockey. He was the commanding officer of the #173 Air Cadet Squadron and the cadet summer camp at CFB Trenton.

As a board member of the library, he was instrumental in building the library that we have today. Dick will be truly missed by all his family and his legacy will never be forgotten. At Dick’s request, cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will be held at Weaver Life Centre, 29 Bay St. Trenton on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at 1 pm. Rev. Lynn Mitchell officiating. Interment will take place at St. George’s Cemetery in the Spring. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers, donations to the Trenton Memorial Hospital Foundation or St. George’s Church would be appreciated. Online condolences at


We received word last week that 5936 John Pirquet has died. No other details available at this time. If anyone is aware of a printed obit or more details please make us aware.