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Grills, Evelyn 

Grills, Evelyn 

GRILLS, EVELYN KATHERINE - Peacefully at the Friendly Manor Nursing Home, Deseronto on Monday, October 2nd, 2017.  Evelyn Grills (nee York) of R. R. #6, Belleville in her 96th year.  Daughter of the late Leonard & Ethel York (nee Moxam) and daughter-in-law of the late Harry & Alida Grills.  Wife of the late Clinton M. Grills.  Loving mother of Sherry Green, John (Anna), Harry (Marg), Larry (Bonnie) and Steve (Dale).  Lovingly remembered by her many grandchildren & great grandchildren.  Sister of Thomas York (Agnes).  Remembered by her brother-in-law Bob Watson.  Predeceased by her sister Lorna York, her sister-in-law Virginia Grills and her brother-in-law Carmen Clapp.  Fondly remembered by her many nieces and nephews.  Special parent of Charles (deceased) and Marg Clapp, Norman Clapp (Doris), Robert Clapp, Mary Ellen Rowland (Ted), Bill Clapp (Louella), Linda Salisbury (Bill), Carolyn Morrison, and Carol Carlington (Dalton).  
Evelyn was educated in Bancroft and graduated from Bancroft High School.  After raising her children, she worked for Sam Dean’s Abattoirs in Belleville for 25 years.  Evelyn enjoyed farming, camping, and the outdoors at her trailer at Hawkins Bay (Tweed) with her husband Clinton.  She was a wonderful seamstress, enjoyed cooking and was always very proud of her colourful flower beds.  The family wishes to extend their deep thanks to the entire staff at Friendly Manor Nursing Home in Deseronto for all their care and compassion towards Evelyn during her final days.
At the family’s request, there will be no visitation or funeral services.  Cremation arrangements entrusted to the John R. Bush Funeral Home, 80 Highland Avenue, Belleville (613-968-5588).  Graveside interment service will be held at the Elmwood Cemetery, 412 River Road, Corbyville on Wednesday, October 11th, 2017 at 11 a.m.  If desired, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.  Online condolences at: www.rushnellfamilyservices.com 

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Bus Cancellations

October 23, 2017

LATE BUSES: The first run of Martin's bus 137 is running 20 minutes late to Napanee this morning.

The first run of Foley bus 457 is running 20 minutes late to Belleville this morning.

The 2nd run of 457 will be 30 minutes late to Madoc, and the 3rd run of 457 will be 30 minutes late to Tweed.

Martin's bus 764 is also running 15 minutes late to Napanee this morning.