DAVIS, Ken of Hanmer, ON

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DAVIS, KenThank you God for hearing our prayers. The struggle and pain is over for a wonderful man, Ken “Big Daddy” Davis may you RIP. Another angel received his wings…until we meet again on that beautiful shore and catch all the big one’s Ken, we will miss you! I hope all the truckers out there can find it in them to toot their horn in memory of Ken Davis… a trucking legend. Peacefully passed away in Sudbury on Friday, May 09, 2014 at the age of 66 years. Cherished son of Magaret Fulsom (McLaren) and of the late Roy Fulsom. Beloved husband of 40 years to Debbie Davis (Rahn). Loving father of Sherry, Dave (Jaime), Charlene (Mike), Crystal (Jim) and Laura-Lee (Dan). Sadly missed by his grandchildren Steven, Amanda, Trever, Myka, Cody, Lily, Abby and Gracie-Lee. Dear brother of Bryan Davis, Gail Braund, Tim Fulsom and Ruth Ann Fulsom. Lovingly remembered by many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. He will missed by his furry companion Chase. The family will receive relatives and friends for a celebration of Ken’s life at 4804 Fergus Street, Val Thérèse on Saturday, May 24, 2014 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The family wishes to thank all the staff at Health Sciences North. A special heartfelt thank you to all the staff at St. Joseph C.C.C. and Rebecca and the staff at ICAN for the care towards Ken. As an expression of condolences donations can be made (by cheque only) to ICAN. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Cooperative Funeral Home, Hanmer.

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TROTTIER, Marcel of Azilda, ON

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TROTTIER, MarcelThe family announces with great sorrow, his death in Sudbury, Thursday, May 8, 2014 at the age of 88 years. Beloved husband of Noella Trottier of Azilda. Loving father of Carole, Francine, Peter, Serge, Chantal, Mario, Jeanne, Colombe, Claude. Proud grandfather and great-grandfather of Stéphanie, Jeremy, Franco, Danielle, Bruno, Sue, Tyler, Evan, Adam, Jason, Anik, Michèle, Miguel, Marshall, Izabeau, Maxime and Ian. The family will receive relatives and friends at the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, 4691 Regional Road 15, Chelmsford, Monday, May 12, 2014 from 2-5 and 7-9 :30 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. in Ste-Ste-Agnès Church, Azilda. Donations (by cheque only) to the Alzheimer Society would be greatly appreciated.

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GRENON, Léo of Sudbury, ON

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GRENON, LeoIt is with great sorrow that the family announces his sudden passing in Sudbury on Wednesday, May 7th, 2014 at the age of 69 years. Son of the late Léo Sr. Grenon and Jeanne Grenon (née Gallien). Beloved husband of 46 years to Desneige Grenon (née Gallien). Loving father of Stéphane Grenon (Roxane Laforge) and Eric Grenon. Cherished Pépé of Malika and Calin Grenon. Dear brother of Diane Grenon, Lorette Denis (Guy), Gilles Grenon (Lisette) and Valérie Brabant (Lionel). Brother-in-law of Edith Hébert (late Ivan), Annette Chamberlain (Martin), Marie-Hélène Gallien (Roger), Elizabeth Leger (Maurice) and Patrice Gallien. Dear nephew of Maria Landry (late Théo) and Jean Gallien (Anne). Sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. He will also be missed by his canine friend Sally. Léo had a love for the logging roads and travelled many miles abroad. He was a proud truck driver and whom embraced the open road. His greatest joy were his grandchildren “Agace pas Pépé!”. The family will receive relatives and friends at the Cooperative Funeral Home, 222 Lasalle Blvd, Sudbury on Tuesday, May 13th, 2014 from 2-5 and 7-9:30 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, May 14th, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. at St-Jean de Brébeuf, Sudbury. As an expression of condolences donations can be made (by cheque only) to the Canadian Diabetes Association.

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MICHAUD, Yvon Roland “Roly” of Val Caron, ON

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MICHAUD, YvonThe family announces with sorrow his death in Sudbury on May 7th, 2014 at the age of 85 years. Beloved husband of Irène (née Côté) Michaud of Val Caron. Loving father of Robert (Kim Scott) of Houston, Texas, Suzanne Tessier (Gilles) of Val Caron, Denise Hyde (Shayne) of Sudbury and Louise Clark (John) of London. Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his 9 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Survived by 2 brothers and 3 sisters from the Quebec area. Predeceased by his parents, 4 brothers and 2 sisters. Roly was a barber in the Sudbury area from 1953 until his retirement in 1995. He was happiest when surrounded by his family at his cottage on Talon Lake in Bonfield. For many years, he was a Dee-Jay at many weddings and functions in the Sudbury area. He also was a volunteer for the Club d’âge d’Or in Hanmer until his passing. The family will receive relatives and friends at the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, 4570 St-Joseph St, Hanmer, on Monday, May 12th, 2014 from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Ste-Marguerite d’Youville, Val Therese. As expressions of sympathy, donations (by cheque only) to the Maison Vale Hospice or to the Northern Cancer Foundation, where Yvon and family received great care during these difficult times.

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VIAU, Cécile (née Pilon) of Val Caron, ON

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VIAU, CecileIt is with great sorrow that the family announces her passing on Wednesday, May 07, 2014 in Sudbury at the age of 97 years. Daughter of the late Joseph and late Délina (née Rancourt) Pilon. Predeceased by her husband Georges Viau. Loving mother of Gilles (Réjeanne), Rachel Coulombe (Roland), André (Pierrette), Estelle Vanier (late Maurice) and Denis (Lise). Dear sister of Marguerite Ethier (Aurèle) and Claire Vaillancourt (Raymond). Predeceased by her siblings Adrienne, Paul, Roland, Gabriel and Victor. Sadly missed by many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. Lovingly remembered by many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. The family wishes to express a thank you to the staff at the Elizabeth Centre for the care given to Mom during her stay. In keeping with Cécile’s wishes a private family service was held. As an expression of condolences, donations (by cheque only) to the Alzheimer Society are appreciated. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Cooperative Funeral Home, Sudbury.

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GRATTON, Aurèle Joseph of Sudbury, ON

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GRATTON, AureleThe family announces with great sorrow his passing in Sudbury on Wednesday, May 7th, 2014 at the age of 96 years. Husband of the late Aline (née Bonin) Gratton. Son of the late Polydore and of the late Aldéa (née Rouleau) Gratton. Loving father of Adèle Brunelle (Reese) of Whitby and André (François Trudel) of Toronto. Dear brother of Thérèse Gratton of Sudbury. Predeceased by his sister Bertha Dubery (late Arthur). Sadly missed by his special niece Carole Jones (Keith) and lovingly remembered by several nieces and nephews. Aurèle volunteered at Laurentian Hospital for over 20 years, at Paroisse St-Eugène which he supported for most of his life and received the RBC Volunteer of the year award. Aurele enjoyed a full 36 years of retired life travelling all over North America in his wonderful motor home with his wife Aline by his side, Aurele also had a full and great career with the Brewers Retail Company here in Sudbury. His work career spanned 44 years with this organization. A graveside service will take place on Friday, June 13th, 2014 at 1 p.m. at Lasalle R.C. Cemetery, Sudbury. In lieu of flowers, donations (by cheque only) to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, Sudbury.

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COOKE, Dr. Joseph F. of Brockville

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Entered into rest at the Brockville General Hospital, Charles Street Site on Friday June 6th, 2014. Joe Cooke aged 89 years.  Beloved husband of Sheila (Goble) Cooke.  Loving father of Gordon (Colleen) of Brockville, John (Darcy) of Spencerville and Tim (Janet) of Rockport.  Cherished Poppa of Justin, Fiona, Kate, Ryan, Dane, Nikolaas, Benson and Ivan.  Dear brother of Jack Cooke and Jean Coker, and brother in law of Eleanor “Dody” Rand and Colleen Reimer.  Also missed by several nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by parents Alfred and Myrtle (Howe) Cooke and sister Dorothy Marshall.

Family will receive friends at the Barclay Funeral Home, 137 Pearl Street East, Brockville, on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Wednesday June 11, 2014 at 1:00 pm.  In memory of Joe, donations to the Brockville and District Hospital Foundation  would be gratefully acknowledged by the family. Messages of condolence may be sent online at www.barclayfuneralhome.com

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SLOTTKE: Heinz Georg Herbert of Strathroy

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Peacefully surrounded by his family at LHSC-University Campus on Friday, June 6, 2014, Heinz Georg Herbert Slottke of Strathroy, passed away in his 86th year.  Beloved husband of Hanna Slottke (Plashke) for 63 years.  Loving father of Carol Toth (Gary) of Kerwood and cherished grandfather of Stephen Toth of Ottawa.  Predeceased by his son Jack Slottke (1974).  Special thank you to Dr. Norman Muirhead and Dr. Faisal Rehman of Nephrology at University Hospital, Dr. Guy DeRose and the vascular team at Victoria Hospital, as well as Parkwood Hospital.  In accordance to Heinz’s wishes cremation has taken place.  A private graveside service will be held in Strathroy Cemetery at a later date.  In memory of Heinz, condolences and donations to the Kidney Foundation of Canada or  Parkwood Hospital may be made on the Denning Bros. Funeral Home website:  www.denningfuneralhomes.com

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OSMON, George of Ridgetown

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George Robert Osmon of Ridgetown passed away at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance on Saturday June 7, 2014. George was born in Chicago 78 years ago and was predeceased by his parents Mary and Frank Osmon. At a High School Track Meet he met a young lady named Beverley Henderson who would become his best friend and on September 15, 1956 they married, starting a life that would span almost 58 years. Friends will remember George as an Engineer at Siemens. He was one of the founding members of the Heritage Credit Union, a Member of Ridgetown Rotary, having been awarded the Paul Harris Fellow Award and he was a driver for Meals on Wheels in Ridgetown. George and Beverley raised four children; Norene Desat (John) of Sarnia, Steven Osmon (Daize) of Hamilton, Stuart Osmon (Beth) of Chatham and Scott Osmon of Blenheim. He will be missed by four grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and a brother Thomas Osmon (Joan) of Chatham. Predeceased by his sister Victoria Lachine. Following his retirement, George and Beverley enjoyed travelling from one coast to another in both Canada and United States. In keeping with George’s wishes, cremation has taken place. Blenheim Community Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements. Friends wishing to remember George with a memorial donation are asked to consider the Ridgetown Rotary Club or the Children’s Wish Foundation. Online condolences for the family and memorial donations may be left at www.blenheimcommunityfuneralhome.com

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RADER, Glen Louis of Dashwood age 72

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RADER, Glen Louis – On Saturday, June 7, 2014, one day after their 50th Wedding Anniversary, Glen peacefully passed away at London Health Sciences Centre– Victoria Hospital, at the age of 72.  Beloved husband of Marilyn Helen Marie (Desjardine) Rader.  Loved father and father-in-law of Heather Evans of Dashwood, Allen and Lisa Rader of Lucan.  Cherished grandpa of Kyle Evans, Alissa Rader and Nathan Rader.  Dear brother and brother-in-law of Darlene and Jim Lynn of RR 2, Zurich and Ethel Desjardine of Exeter.  Glen will be remembered by his nieces, nephews and their families.  Predeceased by his parents Lloyd and Rosie (Willert) Rader, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Aileen and Harold Brown, Wilmer Desjardine, Ron and Georgina Desjardine.   Resting at the T. Harry Hoffman & Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood on Monday, June 9, 2014 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. where the Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at 2 p.m.  Rev. James R. Scholz Officiating.  Interment Zion Lutheran Cemetery.  If desired, memorial donations (payable by cheque) to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, Zion Lutheran Church or a charity of choice would be appreciated by the family.  Condolences at www.hoffmanfuneralhome.com

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ETTINGER: Ingrid of London

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Surrounded by her loved ones at her residence, on Saturday, June 7, 2014, Ingrid (Dittrich) Ettinger of London in her 73rd year.  Loving mother of Mike Ettinger of Fergus and Adina Kilbourne and her husband Keith of Dutton. Proud grandma of Chrystal, Tyler, Cameron, Corey, Bryce, and Chase and great-grandma of Shane and Nevaeh. Cherished sister of Werner Pohlman and his wife Ellen and Helga Mast. Also missed by her nephews. Dearly missed by her Poodle Missy. Cremation at Woodland Crematorium, London.  As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 123 St George, London, ON  N6A 3A1. A. Millard George Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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PURDY: Gladys of London

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Passed away peacefully at  University Hospital, London on Thursday June 5, 2014 in her 92nd year. Loving mother of David Purdy and his wife Pat of Surrey, BC, Clifford Purdy of Waterloo and Christine Norton and her husband David of London. Kind mother in law of Cheryl Purdy of Mississauga. Dear grandmother of Heather, Jennifer, Jeffery, Jeremy, James and John. Predeceased by her brothers Harry and Ron. Also survived by her niece Sandra Booth. Cremation has taken place. Family will receive friends one hour prior to the memorial service at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London on Tuesday June 10, 2014 at 3 p.m. with Reverend Jim McGee officiating. Interment in Glendale Memorial Gardens in Etobicoke Wednesday, June 11, 2014. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society London and Middlesex, 435 Windermere Road, London, ON N5X 2T1 or the charity of your choice. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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MacKINLAY: Bruce M. of Forest, Ontario

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Peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospice, Sarnia, on June 7, 2014, after a courageous battle with Prostate Cancer.  Bruce was in his 82nd year and lived at Aberarder for most of his life, where he farmed until 2010.  He lived at Brookside Retirement Living, Watford, since 2009, where he made many new friends and had many new experiences.  Bruce was a much loved uncle to Susan (Don) Hodgins and Cindy MacKinlay and Dale Hunter, all of London.  Great Uncle to Cassie and Allan Hodgins.  Brother in law to Donna (Ernie) Armitage of Forest.  Predeceased by his brother Allan MacKinlay (1974) and his parents Duncan and Helen MacKinlay.  He was an active member of the St. James Presbyterian Church in Forest as Sunday School Teacher and Elder.  Friends may call at the FOREST CHAPEL OF DENNING FUNERAL DIRECTORS, 9 James Street South, Forest, on Tuesday afternoon, June 10, 2014 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm.  Funeral Service to follow in the chapel at 2:00 pm.  Interment to follow at Beechwood Cemetery.  Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or to St. Joseph’s Hospice would be appreciated by the family.  The family would like to thank all the staff at Brookside for 5 years of wonderful care, Dr. Dostaler and St. Joseph’s Hospice for the last weeks.  Online condolences may be left www.denningfuneralhome.com

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METHÉ, Marc of Sudbury, ON

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METHE, MarcIt is with great sorrow that the family announces his sudden passing at work on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at the age of 34 years. Cherished son of Cléo and Marianne Methé. Loving brother of Mélanie Methé (Marc Rousseau). Proud uncle of his newborn niece Émilie. Dear grandson of Marie-Jeanne Methé (late Wilfrid). Predeceased by his grandparents Alexandre and Yvette Robillard. Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by many aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends. Marc had a passion for Nascar and Formula 1 (F1) Racing. As per Marc’s wishes a private family service was held. As an expression of condolences donations can be made to the Infant Food Bank (Sudbury) in Memory of Marc. Funeral arrangement entrusted to the Cooperative Funeral Home, Chelmsford.

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LEDUC, André of Orleans, ON (Bruyere Village)

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LEDUC, AndrePeacefully passed away surrounded by his loving family in Ottawa on Sunday, May 4th, 2014 at the age of 94 years. Son of the late Octave Leduc and late Blanche Leduc (née Vallée). Predeceased by his wife Anita Leduc (née Lacasse) in 2012. Loving father of Gloriane Larkin (Michel), Roger Leduc (Nicole), Aline Prévost, Claude Leduc (Cindy), Rénald Leduc (Effie), Michel Leduc (Darlene Teddy), Lorraine Leduc and Sylvain Leduc. Dear brother of Rita, Lucille, Eva, Ernest, Philippe and Gilles. Predeceased by his many other siblings. Sadly missed by many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Lovingly remembered by many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Mr. Leduc was a proud veteran of World War II. The family will receive relatives and friends at the Cooperative Funeral Home, 222 Lasalle Blvd, Sudbury on Thursday, May 8th, 2014 from 2-5 and 7-9:30 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Friday, May 9th, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. at Ste-Marguerite d’Youville, Val Thérèse. As an expression of condolences donations (by cheque only) could be made to Northern Cancer Foundation.

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POTHIER, Gilles of St-Charles, ON

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POTHIER, GillesThe family announces with great sorrow his passing in Sudbury on Monday, May 5th, 2014 at the age of 70 years. Beloved husband of Claudette (née Gervais) Pothier of St-Charles. Son of the late Marcel and of the late Aline (née Chamberland) Pothier. Loving father of Micheline Pothier of St-Charles, Gaston of Ottawa, Gaetan (Kim Taylor) of Markstay, Yvan (Rhonda) of Garson and Leon (Melanie) of Dowling. Dear brother of Marcel Jr. (Paulette) of St-Charles and Rachelle Gaudrault (Roland) of Val Caron. Cherished grandfather of Joelle (Mike), Mathieu, Danielle, Alexandra, Jeremy, Nathan, Abigail, Jessica, Eric, David (Chanelle), Mélanie Pilon (Will), Jaxsen, Robyn, Jasmine, Makayla and great-grandfather to Cody, Caleb and Jasmine, Liam and Alexina. Gilles was past President of the Playground Improvement Committee, Minor Ball, Broomball, Ballhockey, Men’s Hockey and Men’s Fastball. The family will receive relatives and friends at the St-Charles Community Hall, St-Charles, on Wednesday, May 7th, 2014 from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9:30 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Thursday at 10 a.m. at Paroisse St-Charles Borromée, St-Charles. In lieu of flowers, donations (by cheque only) to the Lung Association would be appreciated. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, Sudbury.

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BOYER, Louise (Weeze) (née Béland) of Lively, ON

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BOYER, LouiseThe family announces with sadness her passing in Sudbury on Sunday, May 4th, 2014 at the age of 56 years. Beloved wife of Gordon Boyer of Lively. Daughter of the late Roger and of the late Clairette (née Constantin) Béland. Loving mother of Donald “Moose” Gerner (Stephanie). Dear sister of Marcel (Dolores), Aimé (Kathy) and Roger Jr. (Natalie). Predeceased by her sister Muriel (late Mantha Maurice). Loving daughter-in-law of Robert Sr. and Joan Boyer, sister-in-law to Robby Jr. (Lisa) and Linda Rider (Ian). Sadly missed by her grandchildren Patricia, Randy, Dylan, D.J. and Isabella. Special friend of Lori and Donny Brear. Not forgetting her fury friends Shadow and Oreo. The family will receive relatives and friends at the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, 222 Lasalle Blvd, Sudbury on Friday, May 9th, 2014 from 3 to 5 and 6 to 7 p.m. A funeral service will follow at 7 p.m. in the Funeral Home Chapel, Sudbury. A memorial service and lunch will be held in Gogama on Saturday, May 10th, 2014 at 1 p.m. in the Gogama Community Center. In lieu of flowers, donations (by cheque only) to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.

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PAQUIN, Thérèse L. (née Nadon) of Sudbury, ON

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PAQUIN, ThereseThe family announces with sorrow, her passing away in Sudbury, Sunday, May 4, 2014 at the age of 89 years. Daughter of the late Joseph and Alice (née Dussault) Nadon. Beloved wife of Roger Paquin of Sudbury. Loving mother of Angela, Lorraine (Jean-Marie), Jerry (Terry), Fern (Tessie) and Gisèle Tunn (Mark), and Normand (Nancy) all of Sudbury and Monique Paquin of Ottawa. Predeceased by her son Marcel and by her siblings, Ernest Nadon, Alma Lafrenière, Delia Mayer, Louisa Lamarche, Willie Nadon and Alcide Nadon. Proud grandmother of Marc, Lianne, Shawn, Daniel, Joanna, Robert, Ashley, Krysta and great-grandmother of Bradley, Eric, Madison, Evangeline and Gabrielle. Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. “God’s Garden must be beautiful… He always takes the best” The family will receive relatives and friends at the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, 222 Lasalle Blvd. E. (at Notre-Dame), Sudbury, Wednesday, May 7, 2014 from 2-5 and 7-8 p.m. A funeral service will follow at 8:00 p.m. in the Funeral Home Chapel.   Donations to The Canadian Hard of Hearing Association, Warm Hearts or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated.

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Joseph Emile Barbe (1936-2014) Of Coniston, ON

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BARBE, Joseph (Cropped)The family announces with deep sorrow the sudden passing of this good man after a brief illness. Joe was loved and will be greatly missed by his wife of fifty-six years, Noreen (nee Benedetti), his daughter Michele and her husband Terry Caba. He was predeceased in 2013, by his beloved son Charles. He leaves behind his cherished grandchildren, Ryan Caba (wife Allison) and Emilie Caba, as well as his delightful great-grandchildren Mackenzie, Ty and Brody who were his pot of gold at the end of life’s rainbow. He is survived by his brothers Aime (wife Vivian) and Leo (wife Helen) and his sisters Francoise (husband Ugo Comacchio) and Martha (late husband Moe), and his sister-in-law Marina Glibbery (late husband Ski). He is pre-deceased by brothers Andre (late wife Frances) & Hector (wife Lorraine) and sister Margaret (husband Bill Core). Joe was an INCO retiree, a former Coniston Town Councillor and Lions Member & Past President. He was an esteemed, long time Coniston resident who was known for his infectious sense of humour, his engaging personality, his kind & generous nature, his legendary hospitality and his love of sports. Everyone knew they were welcome at any time into the warmth of his and Noreen’s loving home. He was a kind and gentle husband, father, brother, uncle and friend. Joe enjoyed his friendships with the Ntaganda family and his dear friend George Paradis. He will be greatly missed by his large family, his in-laws, his many special nieces, nephews and friends. In lieu of flowers, etc., donations to the project to build a school in rural Rwanda Le Chemin de la lumière / Inzira y’Urumuri / Road to Enlightenment would be greatly appreciated. Please go to www.amie.ca Sudbury/Rwanda project. A memoriam service will be held at a later date. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, Sudbury.

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DESROCHERS, Robert and Anne-Marie “Toni” (née Daoust) of Alban, ON

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DESROCHERS, Anne-Marie & Robert (Cropped)It is with great sadness that the family announces their passing on Wednesday, March 11th, 2014 in French River, Robert age of 74 years and Anne-Marie age of 67 years. Robert was the son of the late Henri and of the late Sarah (née Thompson) Desrochers. Anne-Marie was the daughter of the late Henri Daoust and of the late Alice (née Desbois) Daoust-Gowett. Beloved parents of Angela Prévost and Pamela Tanguay (Jerry Murphy). Predeceased by their daughter Deborah Dubé. Anne-Marie is survived by her sisters Irene Castonguay (late Norm), Helene McGaughlin, Diane Dominique (Richard) and by her brother Richard. She is predeceased by her brother Eddy and by her sister Murielle. Robert is predeceased by his brother Andrew (late Oryetta). Cherished grandparents to Shawn, Anne-Marie, Christopher, Ashley, Tia, Sarah, Charles and great-grandparents to Jax. The family will receive relatives and friends at the Alban Community Centre on Friday, May 9th, 2014 from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9:30 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Saturday, May 10th, 2014 at 11 a.m. at Notre-Dame-de-Lourdes Church, Alban. As expressions of sympathy, donations (by cheque only) to the Notre-Dame-de-Lourdes Church would be appreciated. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Cooperative Funeral Home, Sudbury.

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Lafantaisie, Claude of St-Charles, ON

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LAFANTAISIE, ClaudeIt is with great sorrow that the family announces his passing in Sudbury on Wednesday, April 30th 2014 at the age of 66 years. Cherished son of Pauline (née Bouillon) Lafantaisie and of the late Thomas. Beloved husband of Pauline (née Aupin) Lafantaisie of Chelmsford. Loving father of Rolly (Shelly) of Azilda, Mike (Lindsay) of St-Charles, and John (Heidi) of Lively. Sadly missed by his grandchildren Corey, Alyssa, Kaylee, Alyssa, Brady, Riley, and Jade. Dear brother of Mary, Leonard, Marcel, Paul, Monique, Susie, Tina, and Art. Lovingly remembered by many nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends. Claude was retired from Inco Ltd. and for the last 7 years, he was happy helping folks out with their plumbing needs at Home Depot. The family will receive relatives and friends at the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, 4691 R.R. 15, Chelmsford, Monday, May 5th 2014 from 2 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9:30 p.m. Funeral service will be celebrated on Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home chapel, Chelmsford. In lieu of flowers, donations (by cheque only) to the Northern Cancer Foundation would be appreciated.

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SAMPSON, Theresa Helen (née Chaput) of Chelmsford, ON

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SAMPSON, Theresa (Cropped)The family announces with great sorrow her passing in Sudbury on Tuesday, April 29th, 2014 at the age of 85 years. Beloved wife of George Sampson of Chelmsford. Predeceased by her parents Philias and Laura (née Gravel) Chaput. Loving mother of Bonnie Schneider (Bernd) of Midland and Debbie Abry (Ray) of Calgary. Dear sister of Cecile, Rita (Dave), Larry (Stella), Jeannine, Ronnie and Evelyn. Predeceased by her brothers and sisters, Irene (late Bud), Omer (Jeanine) and Norm (late Sandy). Sadly missed by her grandchildren Tanya, Charlene, Paula, Marissa, Andrea and by her great-grandchildren Dustin, Ashton, Braxton, Dimitri and Steevie. Theresa was a wonderful mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. In keeping with her wishes, there will be no visitation or funeral service. The family would like to thank all the staff at St-Gabriel’s Villa and Health Sciences North for all their wonderful care. As expression of sympathy, donations (by cheque only) to the Northern Cancer Foundation or the Alzheimer Society will be appreciated. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, Sudbury.

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RANGER, Elsie (née Morry) of Sudbury, ON

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RANGER, Elsie (Cropped)The family announces with great sorrow her passing in Sudbury at Maison Vale Hospice surrounded by her family on Monday, April 28th, 2014 in her 88th year. Wife of René Ranger of Sudbury. Daughter of the late Howard and of the late Fredris (née Minty) Morry of Ferryland, Newfoundland. Loving mother of Marc (Rose), Debbie Ranger, Christine Blake (Denis), Ronald (Kimberly) and Lisette Ranger (Dave). Dear sister of Howard Jr. (Mary). Predeceased by her brothers and sisters Phyllis Mercer (late Albert, and late John Ferguson), William (late Pat), Jean Funkhouser (late Jack), Thomas (late Evelyne), Reginald (late Gladys), Catherine Kaye (late Tom) and Priscilla (infant sister). Cherished grandmother of Amanda, Alix, Brandy, Andrew, Jessica, Katlan, Veronica, Destiny, Casey and Kira. Predeceased by her great granddaughter Ondrea. Elsie loved her Newfoundland family and will be missed by many nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, relatives and friends. She dedicated her life to family and to community service. The family will receive relatives and friends at the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, 222 Lasalle Blvd, Sudbury on Saturday, May 3rd 2014 from 1 to 3 p.m. A funeral service will follow at 3 p.m. in the funeral home chapel, Sudbury. As expressions of sympathy, donations (by cheque only) to Maison Vale Hospice are appreciated.

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BRISSON, Jean-David of Chelmsford, ON

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BRISSON, Jean-David (Cropped)C’est avec grande tristesse que la famille annonce son décès à Sudbury, le dimanche 27 avril 2014 à l’âge de 78 ans. Époux bien-aimé de France Lauzon-Brisson d’Azilda. Fils de feu Albert et de feu Louise (née Demers) Brisson. Cher père de Pierre, Jocelyne Sherwood (Allen), Guy (Crystal), Roch et Alain. Cher frère de Louis, Roland, Paul (Lucie), Simone Brisson-Poirier, Yvonne Brisson-Senneville et Jacques (Nicole). Prédécédé par son frère Marcel et ses sœurs Justine Brisson-Bélanger et Marie Brisson-Bedard. Il sera également regretté par plusieurs petits-enfants, nièces, neveux, parents et amis. La famille recevra parents et amis à la Coopérative Funéraire, 4691 R R 15, Chelmsford, le vendredi 2 mai 2014 de 14h à 17h et de 19h à 21h30. Une messe funéraire sera célébrée le samedi à 11h à la Paroisse Ste-Agnès, Azilda.

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HACHÉ, Adalbert Joseph (Sir Knight, Bishop Scollard Assembly) of Coniston, ON

Posted by on June 7, 2014

HACHE, Adalbert (Cropped)The family announces with sorrow his passing, Friday, April 25th, 2014 in Sudbury at the age of 81 years. Husband of the late Élizabeth (née Losier) Haché. Loving partner of Lovina (née Arsenault) Sivret of Coniston. Son of the late Vital and Arthémise (née Robichaud) Haché. Loving father of Renaud (Elaine) of Paris, Monette Haché (Michel Szymczak) of Hammond, Chantal (Keith Bertrand) of Aurora and Conrad (Tracey) of Newmarket.  Cherished “Pépére” of Noel, Mathieu, Nicholas, Justin, Jérémie, Danika, Cameron, Braden, Elise and great “Pépére” of Hayden. Dear brother of Éva Brideau. Predeceased by 5 sisters and 7 brothers. Lovingly remembered by Daniel (the late Gisèle) Sivret, Gilles Sivret, Francine et Normand Savoie and their families, his many in-laws, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Adalbert was a long-time member of the Knights of Columbus, 3rd degree council 11255, Coniston and a member of the 4th degree Bishop Scollard Assembly. He was a very loving and caring Papa, Pépére, great Pépére and will be sadly missed by all his family and friends.  The family will receive relatives and friends at the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME 222 Lasalle Blvd, Sudbury, Monday April 28th 2014 from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9:30 p.m. Prayers under the auspices of the Knights of Columbus will be held at 8 p.m. Monday. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Notre-Dame-de-la-Merci Church, Coniston. Donations (by cheque only) to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

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