MARKLAND, Harold Cecil

October 7, 1928 – February 19, 2021 Life Member & Past Exalted Ruler, Picton Elks No. 326. Retired Kiln Operator, Lake Ontario Cement, Picton . Harold Markland, age 92, entered into rest on Friday, February 19, 2021 at Hospice Prince Edward, Picton. Predeceased by his parents Sherman and Myrtle Markland (nee Braden) and loving husband for 39 years to Denise (nee Blanche). Harold was the loving father to Christine McCoy (Brian) of Cherry Valley, Charlene Toppings (Jack B), and Brenda Mabee (Trevor) all of Picton. He was the grandfather of Christopher (Jenn), Brandon (Amanda), Logan (Elaine), Justin and Jacob (Megan) and great grandfather of Kurstyn, Grace, Cassidee, Bryce, Kira, Corbin, Aleena, Delilah, and Jaxson. Predeceased by sisters Agnes Hennessy, Annie Broughton, brothers Bill Markland, Earl Markland, Howard Markland and Jack Markland. He will be fondly remembered by his many nieces and nephews. Harold began a 33-year career with Lake Ontario Cement (1958-1991). He was a loyal member of the Picton Elks for over 40 years and will be fondly remembered for his sense of humor, stories, and his outgoing personality. Mr. Markland is resting at the Whattam-Hicks Funeral Home, 33 Main Street West, Picton (613-476-2450). A Private Family Graveside Inurnment will be held at Glenwood Cemetery, Picton. If desired, donations to Hospice Prince Edward in Harold’s memory would be appreciated by the family.  Online condolences and to share memories of Harold can be made at: