251 Garafraxa Street
PO Box 328
Remembering Frank Beirnes
From: Steven Routenburg
Please accept my condolences on Frank's passing. He was a good man and he will be missed by many.
From: Keith and Leora Wilson
Dear Helen, Our thoughts and prayers are with you as you deal with the loss of your love, Frank. It seems we waited a while to send this note, but we have thought of you so many times, and I know you have been overwhelmed by people showing their support and love to you. As you gather yourself up and move on, please know that if we can help in any way, we are here for you. It seems that we must accept life at it's most beautiful and it's most hopelessness. Love and our deepest condolences to you and your family. Leora and Keith Wilson
From: Richard & Sharon Kettlewell
To Helen Marie & family: Our deepest condolences on the passing of Frank. Since we heard from Bonita on Saturday at the St. John Memorial Service I have been in prayer for you. My our Lord comfort you and give you His peace during your time of grieving. In Christ's Love, Sharon & Richard Kettlewell
From: Willis and Diane Spencer and Hazel Davey
To Helen and Family. Thinking of you with deepest sympathy at this difficult time. Frank will be greatly missed.
From: Mike Alguire
Very sorry to hear of Frank's passing. He will be missed by many. Thoughts are with the family and community he leaves behind.
From: Mike Coll
My sincere condolences to the Beirnes family. Thoughts and prayers to all of you.
From: Bob Cook
We are sorry to hear of Frank's passing. Our thoughts are with the family.
Bob & Cynthia, Williams Lake
From: Steve, Mackenzie, Josh
Sincere condolences to the whole family
From: Ken Philp
Sorry for your loss
From: Brent and Christy Boyce
Angie, John and family. Please accept our heartfelt condolences as we think of you fondly and share in your sorrow.
From: Sue and Phil Baerg
Our thoughts are with you all Wish we could be there. We have been reminiscing together on this vacation......about all the good times we have had with the Beirnes family over the years! Frank will be missed
From: Shelley Buisson
Sending loving thoughts and prayers to the whole family. I regret not being able to be there with all of you.
From: Donna Murphy
Dear Helen Marie and Families
So saddened to learn of Frank's passing,,Great community man and Family man.
May all the great memories you and your families have sustain you in the days ahead.
From: Scott and Jenny Mackey
Our sincere condolences to the entire family. Frank was a committed family and community man who will be missed by all that had the pleasure of meeting him.
From: Rick & Lisa Hartley
Our sincere condolences to the Beirnes family. Thoughts and prayers to all of you.
From: Louie Toplenski & Family
Our sincere condolences to the Beirnes family. Frank was such a great man. He will be missed.
From: Eric and Betty Silverthorn
Dearest Helen, Eric and I are so sorry to learn of Franks passing. We are thinking of you and your family at this time. He was a wonderful man and have thought of the many times our families got together for occasions. Frank was always so kind and chatty with us. We are glad that we got to know you, Frank, and your family and got to share some lovely times together.
With our deepest condolences, Betty and Eric Silverthorn
From: CherylAnn Golem, Brian Kotaba & family
Thinking of you in your time of loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Remember to lean on each other in your grief and celebrate and honour Frank in how you live each day.
From: Scott, Andrea, Mark & Katherine Laing
Thinking of all his family & friends at this time.
From: Dave Middleton
Helen and family , Thinking of you, so sorry for your loss.
Dave and Heather Middleton
From: Fay Vlielander
My condolences to your family with the passing of your husband,father and grandfather he was a good friend
From: Murray and Sharon Cox
We are so very sorry Helen to hear of the passing of Frank. Our sympathy to you and your family. We are thinking of you at this time
From: Spike & Unita Dinsmore
To Helen Marie: We are saddened to learn of Frank's passing, and have you in our thoughts and prayers. Frank was so friendly - always a smile and greeting, and he did much for his community.
From: Jeff, Rhonda Comeau and family
Helen Marie, Ron, Rob, Angie, Andrea and families, Our hearts ache for your loss. Frank was an incredible man who meant a lot to our family. His good nature and big heart was always welcoming. As a young man far from home you and the entire Beirnes clan welcomed me into your family like one of your own and extended that love to Rhonda and my girls. Although life has taken me across Canada I always refer to Moggie as my second home and the Beirnes' as my adopted family. As circumstance has it we are unable to be with you at this time but know that we are with you in heart as you say goodbye to an incredible man. Love from all of us. Jeff, Rhonda , Kayla, Kelsey and family. xoxo
From: Pauline and Rick Whyte
Helen Mary and Family, We were so sorry to hear of Frank's passing. Frank's obituary was so true to his life. Your family took me (Pauline) under your wing as I found my way around my new life in Owen Sound. I will be forever grateful. He will truly be missed by us all.
From: Angie Metzger
It’s so sad for me to lose someone I have known all my life and who has laughed and smiled with me every time I have seen him. I am so sorry for the entire Beirnes family who feels this loss so many times more than I am feeling. Very sorry we are away and can not attend the funeral.
From: Jean Byers Watson
Helen Marie and family. My sympathy to you and all the family in the loss of Frank. I had a lovely chat with him last summer on my visit to Grey County. Frank was cutting grass and I stopped. So happy I did. I have lots of memories riding the high school bus to Holland Centre. I will be with you in thought during this sad time.
From: Karen & Greg Schultz
We are saddened to hear of Franks passing. His great laugh and big heart will always be remembered. For me, I think of Frank as coach, teaching and supporting our girls team on the ball diamond. My thoughts go out to the entire family. Thinking of you.
From: Nadine Schwartz
Helen, my thoughts are with you at this difficult time. Please take care of yourself, eat well and try to get some rest.
From: Bob and Agnes Stadelbauer
Our condolences to the Beirnes Family.
From: Bill & Diana Metzger
Hope you’re Ok Helen at this very sad time. We are thinking of you & your family a lot. Sending love to you until we get home.
From: Trevor & Janice McLeod
Sorry for your loss. Our deepest condolences.
From: Harold and Marianne McNiven
Our sincere condolence to the Beirnes family, Frank was such a great guy.
From: Brenda Moran
To my dear loved ones : I am holding you all in my heart . Reaching out my arms to encircle you with my love . Until I can be there soon.. to do it in person . oxo
From: Dave and Val Roulston
Our thoughts and prayers are with you Helen and family. Frank was a real gentleman whenever we dealt with him. He will be sadly missed.
From: Pearl & Brian Bumstead
Dear Helen, Ron, Rob, Angela, Andrea and your families - extended relatives and friends.
Our thoughts and prayers go with you! Frank was a real character, and if you look the word "character", up in the dictionary - it says - "individual traits; trait of good quality; reputation." Frank was definitely one of a kind - one that will be missed by his family, his friends, and his community. Peace and Blessings - Our Sincere Condolences - Pearl & Brian
From: Gail Norris
My sincere condolences to Helen and family. Frank made a difference in the community! Gail (Perkins) Norris
From: To Angie and John and Helen
My deepest condolences in the loss of your Dad and Husband.We had the privilege of meeting Frank when Angie and John were married.Our daughter Jenn and Angie were roommates after graduating from police college. Buck and I always felt Jenn was with a good person with Angie.....she came from "good stock". Our hearts go out to you, How blessed you were to have had such an amazing husband/father in your lives. Hugs, Heather Arnold
From: Angie Stafford
So sorry to hear about your loss! He was such a kind man! He will be missed by sooo many! Sending hugs and prayers xoxoxo
From: Larry & Betty McLeod
Helen & Family, Good memories are yours to keep, Our deepest Sympathy to you & your whole family. Rest in Peace " Frank"
From: Jen and Chris Shaw
Angie, John and Family, We are so very sorry to hear about Frank's passing. We hope that the great memories you have of him help you through this difficult time. Thinking of you all and sending you hugs.
From: Ivan & Carol Jackson
We were great friend as children and grew up living next door. Fondly remember all the games of monopoly Frank, Alex and I played during summer holidays. I always enjoyed when Frank would call me in Perth when he came down to look after his grandchildren. We had some great chats and I would get caught up on the goings on in Holland TWN. he will be greatly missed, and our condolences to Helen and family.
Ivan & Carol Jackson
From: Kurt and Margie Stafford
Our heart goes out to Helen, Ron, Angie, Rob, Andrea and the whole Beirnes family. Frank was a one of a kind person and a great man. This community was so lucky to know him and he will be greatly missed by so many, including us. How wonderful for you to know that his life made such a big difference to so many. We are thinking of you all, sending love.
From: Sherry (nee Jackson) Dickert
Deepest sympathies to the Beirnes and Moran families. The Alfred and Marie Jackson family always considered Frank and his family as being relatives on Wellington's side - even though he wasn't actually related.
From: Doreen Peach
Our sincere condolences to Helen and family. From Doreen, Christine and Cheryl-Anne Peach and Edwin
From: Klaus and Hilde Wagner
We are very sorry for your loss, our condolences to the whole family.
From: Georgina Elliott
Helen and family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you in the loss of your loved one.
Jim and Georgina Elliott
From: Nancy Luckhardt
So sorry to hear of Franks passing...he will be so missed by all that knew him..thoughts and prayers to Helen Marie and all the family!
From: Tonia Routenburg
Sorry to hear about Frank passing away. My condolences to all the family members. You lost one great guy. Keep your memories close to your heart. Big hugs too all!
From: Doreen and Neil McKay
Sending condolences to the family of Frank. He will be missed by all who knew him. Your many good, and fun family memories will be with you always. Sincere sympathy to all
From: Amy & Louis Kalinowski
Sorry for your loss. Sending our love to every one of you during this difficult time.
From: Steve,Lorraine Jesse Rosenburg
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this most difficult time Frank will be dearly missed.
From: Dave and Lynda Muzzell
Thoughts and Prayers for the family and Helen, May God bring you comfort and peace at this time, Frank will truly be missed
From: Wayne and Iona Donnelly (Jackson)
Our deepest condolences to Helen Marie and all the family. He will certainly be remembered as a man who loved to laugh and cared for his family.
From: Ashlee Cunningham
Helen & Family, sending my sincere condolences. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
From: Frank and Donna Lauzon
Thinking of you, Helen, and your family. We will surely miss Frank. Sending hugs, prayers and love. Frank and Donna
From: Donald and Mary Specht and family
Thinking of you, Helen Marie, and the kids at this sad time. Will miss seeing Frank at Pie Company, where he always had a hello and smile!
From: Jerry and Fran
Our deepest condolences to all
From: George &Sandy Conn
Thinking of you Helen and your family at this sad time hugs to you all.
From: Harry and Irene Harty
So sorry to hear of Frank’s passing. Thinking of your family at this sad time.
From: Heather Irvine
To the entire Beirnes Family, So sorry for your loss, thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time.
Cherish your memories.
From: Bill Walker
Dear Helen and family, Please accept my sincere sympathy in the passing of Frank. He was a leader in our community and will truly be missed. Regrettably Michaela and I are departing for vacation to the UK today and will not return until August 2nd, and therefore I will be unable to attend the service and pay my respects in person. Please know my thoughts are with all of you.
With Condolence, Bill
From: John and Chris Vlielander
Helen, Ron, Rob, Angie, Andrea and Family, Frank was a true gentleman and great friend to our entire family. His passing is a great loss to all who had the honour to know him. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
From: Clayton,Bonnie Bartley and family
Helen and family we are sending our condolences, love and hugs at this time of your loss. Frank sure will be missed in or area. Hold on to all your loving memories. Sure will miss his smile when I was singing a tune at the lake. Hugs to all.
From: Carolyn and Peter Marx
Our sincere condolences to the family. Thoughts, prayers and hugs to each of you. Frank will be truly missed
From: Kenneth & Sheila Jones
Helen & family, We are so sorry to hear about Frank. He will be certainly be missed by many. Keep all memories close to your heart. Our thoughts & prayers are with you
From: Mac & Marilyn Taylor and family
Our sincere condolences to your family. Frank will truly be misse
From: Lisa & Greg Klages
We are so sorry for your loss and wishing all of you moments of peace and comfort.
A wonderful man. My thoughts are with his family.
From: Ron & Marilyn McComb
So very sorry to hear of Frank’s passing! Our condolences to all the family!
From: Muriel Parkes
So sorry for your loss. Please accept my deepest sympathy.
From: Jim and Sharrie
Dear Helen, Ron, Angie, Rob and Andrea and your families. We think of you every day. We are in Northern Ontario at Matt's and will not be back for the service, but will visit when we get home.
From: Peter and Kathy Berry
So sorry we can't be with the rest of the family at this sad time, as we are out of the country. Uncle Frankness a wonderful man who lived life to the fullest! We are thinking of you Helen and family at this difficult time. Love Peter and Kathy Berry
From: Pamela Morrison
So sorry to hear about Frank’s passing.. I’ll alway’s remember Him as a witty- smart assy, friendly, sociable gentleman..His smile will always be remembered.
From: Shelley Thompson and Sarah
Very sad to hear. We were welcomed in the extended family and have never forgotten the kindness shown to us in our time in Holland. I know you will be sadly missed but you have given so much, much of you will live on. To all the family, we send our love and thoughts at the sad time from New Zealand.
From: Barb Hanley
I am so saddened by the news of Franks passing. He was a good man with a big heart and will be truly missed. I am so so sorry for your loss.
From: Art and Helen Cutten
Helen, please know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
From: Howard & Ruth Anne
Our deepest sympathy to you Helen and family. Our thoughts are with you at this sad time.
From: Pearl and Ivan Patten
Our condolences to the Beirnes Family on the loss of a loved one. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Pearl & Ivan Patten, Moncton NB
From: Larry Donna and families
Dear Helen Marie and family we can hardly imagine the heartache you are going through at this time you are in our hearts and our prayers Love You
From: Garry and “Sam”
Our sincere condolences to Helen Marie and Ron, Angie, Rob, Andrea and their children - the passing of Frank leaves a deep hole in our hearts but that smirk and jovial attitude will never be forgotten - hugs to all
From: James and Barbara McCleave
We were so sorry to hear of Frank's passing, he will be missed
From: JOHN AND BRENDA
ANOTHER BIG HOLE IN THE FAMILY, AS A YOUNG FELLOW FRANK(HUMP) TAUGHT ME A LOT, MOSTLY ALL GOOD I THINK, HE WAS KIND OF A FAVOURITE SON IN LAW OF MY MOM, SHE WAS ALWAYS STICKING UP FOR HIM EVEN WHEN SHE NEW HEWASNT AS INNOCENT AS HE LET ON.( MANY FRIDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHTS MOM SAID FOR HIM TO JUST SLEEP ON THE COUCH AS HE WAS PROBABLY TO TIRED TO BE DRIVING HOME, BUT POOR SHEUMAS AND FROG HAD TO HEAD FOR HOME. YOU WILL BE MISSED AN AWFUL LOT FRANK.
From: Ron and Connie Shaw
Dear Helen - It is with such heavy hearts that we heard of Frank's passing and we are so sad for you and your family. We thought the world of Frank and we should all hope to leave the kind of mark in this life that he has. Please try to remember that you have friends who care deeply that you have suffered such a loss. Love, Ron and Connie
From: Bob/Linda Brown and family
Our family wish to express our deepest condolences on the loss of your loving husband, father and grandfather.
From: John & Kelly Leaver
Helen and family, we were extremely saddened to hear of your loss of a dear father and husband. Please know that our thoughts are with you at this time