Dora Margaret Alton (Ballagh)
Visitation will be conducted at MacKenzie & McCreath Funeral Home, Lucknow on Friday from 12-1:45 PM with the Funeral Service following at 2:00 PM.
MacKenzie & McCreath Funeral Home, Lucknow, ON

Greenhill Cemetery, Lucknow, ON
In Memory of
Dora Margaret Alton (Ballagh)
September 7th, 1922 - September 24th, 2018

Place of Death

Huronlea Home For The Aged, Brussels, Ontario


Dora Alton formerly of RR 2, Lucknow died at Huronlea Home for the Aged, Brussels on September 24, 2018 at the age of 96. She was the beloved wife of the late Blake Alton, who predeceased her in 1978. Dora was born in Culross Township, on September 7, 1922 to the late Eva Wallace and Arthur Ballagh. She will be missed by her children Stuart & Donna, of RR2 Lucknow, Mary Anne & Sandy Lemm of Toronto, and Steve & Sonja of RR2 Lucknow. Special mom to Bob and Bev Harris of Goderich, Doug and Joanne Alton and Marjorie(deceased) and Peter Levick of Belleville formerly of Ottawa. Dear grandma of Blake, Joel, Brooklyn, Eric, Trevor, Cam, Brent and Grant. Proud great-grandma of Hudson and Eve Dora. Predeceased by siblings Elda (John) Norman, and Wallace (Ruth) Ballagh, and her in-laws Jane (Wallace) Hogeboom, Bernadine (Leonard) Ritchie, and George (Agnes) Alton, and his first wife Elsie. Visitation conducted at MacKenzie & McCreath Funeral Home, Lucknow on September 28, 2018 from 12-1:45 PM with the Funeral Service following at 2:00 PM. Brian Hymers officiating. Ruth Alton isthe organist. Grandchildren will act as pallbearers and flower bearers. Interment Greenhill Cemetery.


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Message from Nancy MacIntyre2018-10-01 15:10:49

Sincere sympathy to the Alton family on the loss of mom ,grandmother and friend to many people.

She was very involved and active in the church and community for many years.  There was always a hello smile and time for a chat when you met . Celebrate a life well lived.

Message from Mark and Nancy Kernighan2018-10-01 11:04:49

Our sincere condolences to the Alton family on the passing of your Mother.  Mark and Nancy Kernighan

Message from Walter and Lorraine Arnold2018-09-28 10:04:16

Our sincere sympathy in the loss of your dear Mother & Grandother. She always wore a contagious smile.


Walter & Lorraine

Message from Blair Armstrong 2018-09-28 07:36:18


please accept my sincere condolences with the passing of your


Message from Anne Snyder2018-09-27 21:02:10

I would like to pass on my sympathy to Dora's family. I have many fond memories of Dora. Mostly as a very patient 4-H leader. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Anne (Alton) Snyder

Message from Barbara Armstrong Fullerton2018-09-27 14:52:23

Alton Family: Sorry to hear about your mother and grandmother. I have memoeies of Dora living on the 2nd concession of Culross.,with her parents, Elda, and Wally.

Our farm was next to the school, and my parents Hugh and Llewella Armstrong would visit your parents at Belfast.

Sincerely  Barbara (Armstrong) Fullerton

Message from Huron Tractor Blyth2018-09-27 12:07:34

On behalf of Huron Tractor Ltd., management and staff, we wish to pass on our condolences to you and your family.

Message from Richard and Elizabeth (Lemm) Beeby2018-09-26 17:23:51

To Dora's family ---- please accept our sincere condolences for your great loss.  We always enjoyed seeing Dora at Sandy and Mary Anne's.  She was such a lovely person.

Richard and Elizabeth (Sandy's sister and brother in law)

Message from Helen Howald2018-09-26 16:20:50

To the entire Alton Family we send our sincerest condolences on the passing of your mother, mother in-law, grandmother from all the staff at Parrish & Heimbecker in Amberley and Kincardine 

Message from Glen and Marie Webster2018-09-26 12:43:46

We have many great memories of Dora at the Blake picnics.  She always had a smile and was proud of her grandchildren.

Message from George & Donna Adams2018-09-26 10:12:00

Our condolences to all of the Alton family on the passing of your mother/grandmother.  Fond family memories of Dora shall live in your heart forever.  Sincerest sympathy to all.

Message from Janet and Livio Versolatto2018-09-26 07:13:25

Deepest sympathy to the Family of Dora Alton. She was a wonderful person.  Sincerely Livio and Janet Versolatto