Russell DegagneSuddenly, surrounded by his family at the Blind River District Health Centre on Tuesday July 23, 2013. Russell Degagne of Iron Bridge at the age of 75, beloved husband of Enid Degagne for 50 years. Loving father of Joanne Jensen ( Steve Turner ) of Sault Ste. Marie, Robert Degagne of Alberta, Jim Degagne ( Shari ) of Iron Bridge and Vicki Lamorie ( John ) of North Bay. Special Papa to Marc, Stacey, Michael, Kiersten, Steven, Nicholas, Alyshia, Makenzie, Zachary, Brandi, Katelyn and Kyle. Dear brother of Nellie Trivers ( late Dan ), Dorothy Allen ( Calvin ), and the late Jim ( late Doris ), Norman, George ( Laurian Montgomery ), Marie Lessard ( late Melvin Lessard and Walter McAulay ), Hazel McAulay ( late Alex ) and Wyona Boisvenue ( Anatole ). Dear brother-in-law of Chester Harper ( Ruth ), Harvey Harper ( Diane ), Judy Jensen ( Peter ), Beckie Trivers ( Roger ), Murray Harper ( Darlene ). Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Beggs Funeral Home, Thessalon on Thursday July 25, 2013 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9pm. Funeral service at Bellingham United Church on Friday July 26, 2013 at 11 o’clock. Interment in Bellingham Cemetery. Donations to Bellingham United Church or the Lung Association gratefully accepted. www.beggsfh.com

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