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Our Directors

Dr. Sue Dullege

Board Chair


Raised in Quebec, where she married and began her family, Dr. Dullege relocated to Ontario.  After a 20 year nursing career, she attended Medical School at McMaster University and completed her residency at Queen's University. 

Sue joined the Centre Hastings Family Health Team in 2010 where she was a member of the board and lead physician for several years.  She currently resides in Tweed with her husband


Judy Farrimond is a Registered Nurse who started her career as a labour and delivery nurse and then as an operating room nurse prior to moving to Ontario from her home province of Newfoundland and Labrador. She, with her husband, moved to Madoc Township in 2011.


For the last 20 years she has been employed in the disability management field. She holds a Post graduate diploma in Community Nursing and is certified to do Life Care Plans for those seriously ill or catastrophically injured which has led to her interest in end of life care. 

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Judy Farrimond


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Sharon Abraham

Sharon grew up in and around Port Perry Ontario.  She attended Durham College studying communication arts- journalism and public relations.  She pursued further business education at Ryerson and The University of Toronto.  She had an over 30 year career in the corporate  Insurance world in Toronto in various roles mostly at the senior national management level. 

Sharon and her husband bought their retirement home on the lake here in the Madoc area in Spring,  2019 and officially became full time residents in the summer of 2020.

Sharon looks forward to becoming involved in the community and supporting Hospice both as a volunteer and member of the Board of Directors


Dr. Janet Webb

Medical Director

Dr. Webb is a family physician practicing in Madoc with the Centre Hastings Family Health Team. She has a special interest in hospice and palliative care and has been a member of The Heart of Hastings Hospice for several years.


As well as bringing her valuable skills to the Board of Directors, Janet was an enthusiastic and passionate leader for the Residential House Campaign.


Presently she lives in Tweed with her husband and well loved cats.


Joanne Albert


Justin Bray

As a resident of Tweed, Justin has been actively involved in his community. He served 2 years as a Counsellor, 1 year as a school board trustee and 8 years on the Moira River Conservation Authority.

He has over 30 years of professional experience with budgeting, task managing, fundraising  and scheduling as a construction leader at P&G.

Justin's appreciation for our Hospice vision and future growth, will be an asset to our Board.


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Noreen Pigden
Robynn Snape

In the summer of 2019, Robynn and her family relocated from Toronto, ON, to the picturesque Madoc area. She brings with her a wealth of experience as the Director of HR and Finance at Tuor Networks Inc. Robynn has also devoted over 17 years to volunteering in local schools, making contributions to providing valuable support to both students and educators.

Her commitment to community service has been further enriched by her involvement with the Heart of Hastings Hospice, where she continues to extend her compassion and dedication. Robynn is excited to bring her professional expertise and her unwavering dedication to volunteerism as a Director.


Barb Willemsen
Vice Chair

Barb was born and raised in Pembroke, On and moved to Ottawa to attend university.  She spent 32 years with Bell Canada and has a deep financial background to bring to the hospice board.  Over half of her career with Bell was in management which has taught her much about teamwork and being goal oriented. Relocating to Madoc 6 years ago, she and her husband enjoy this small community and the opportunity to give back as a volunteer on the hospice board is very fulfilling.  Barb is the proud mother of two boys and she has 3 fantastic grandchildren to complete her family. 


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