April 16th, 2018 by

Former Centre Hastings Reeve passes away

“Mr. Madoc”, Johnny Ellis receives a commendation from former Centre Hastings Reeve Owen Ketcheson. (Photo: John Spitters/Quinte News)


The former Reeve of Centre Hastings, community advocate, and farmer has died.

Owen Ketcheson died at the age of 74, while working on his tractor.

Ketcheson also served as Reeve of Huntingdon Township for many years, before it became part of Centre Hastings.

His funeral and wake were celebrated last week.