East Central

Lois Batty


K9V 4R1
p. 705.328.4302
e. cedarwood11@live.com



Fran Cavanagh


200 Edenderry Line
Ennismore, ON K0L 1T0
p. 705-875-0861
e. homestead_herefords@msn.com

It is with great sadness that we share the passing of Theodore McCracken

Our thoughts and prayers are with Shirley and the family at this time. Please see the details below.


McCRACKEN, Theodore (life long farmer of Roseneath) – Peacefully at Northumberland Hills Hospital on Sunday, May 14, 2017, Theodore McCracken, in his 83rd year. Survived by his wife of 58 years, Shirley McCracken (nee Brown) and his four children, Marion Fraser (Keith Hillyard), Allan McCracken, Greg McCracken (Donna Bevan) and Heather Ogden (Mark). Also survived by his five grandchildren, Sean Fraser (Tricia Barrett), Scott McCracken (Sarah Carr), Kelsey Taylor (Will Grant), Julie Taylor (Connor Brown) and Lauren Ogden. Predeceased by his parents Ross and Edna McCracken (nee Doxtator). Brother of the late Audrey Winkworth (Bob), Ila Sherwin and Frieda Danford. Friends are invited to call at the BRETT FUNERAL CHAPEL, HASTINGS on Wednesday from 7 – 9 pm. Memorial Service at the Alnwick Civic Centre, Roseneath on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 2:00 pm, Reverend Bryce Sangster officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. James Anglican Church, Roseneath or to the Roseneath Agricultural Society (Junior Showmanship Program). Online condolences at www.brettfuneralchapels.com


It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Eli Jones

JONES, Eli Wesley:
It is with great sadness we announce the passing of a great husband, father and grandfather on Tuesday, November 29, 2016. Eli, in his 99th year was the much loved husband of Elsie(Purdy) for 69 years. He was the beloved father of Alan(Kathy), Glen, Deborah(George), Philip(Laurie) and Brant(Carolyn). He was the proud grandfather of eleven grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren. Eli was pre-deceased by siblings Stella(Ellwood)Bowen and Cliff Jones. He is survived by sister-in-laws Ruth Jones, Gladys(Purdy)Wilson and brother-in-law Hank Purdy. Eli purchased his first farm in 1954 where he and Elsie raised their family and Elsie continues to live. He purchased his first Hereford cow in 1953 and continued to breed Herefords until his death. he was very proud of his cattle and loved to show with his children at the local fairs. Friends and family are invited to celebrate Eli’s life on the evening of Friday December 2, 2016 from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m at Fenelon Falls United Church in the church hall. In honour of Eli, please plan to attend in casual attire. A private family funeral with interment at Eden Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial donations to the Salvation Army Food Bank would be appreciated by the family.

Dream Team Profile # 8, Redwing Farms, Bull Calf


A downhome son that possesses thickness and style that the modern breeder can utilize.  Dierks was part of our show herd and has been very consistent with top end placings.  HIs mother comes from a reliable cow family that has been in our family for several generations.


Ontario Hereford Association | Dave Cavanagh– Secretary Manager
200 Edenderry Line, Ennismore, K0L 1T0

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