TRUE, Ronald Edward of Sudbury, ON

Posted by on March 14, 2015

TRUE, RonaldThe family announces with great sorrow his passing in Sudbury on Wednesday, February 4th, 2015 at the age of 66 years. Son of the late Donald and the late Ethel (née Bain) True. Beloved father of Sabrina Luttrell (Dean), Mathew True (Janet) and Patrick True all of Sudbury. Loving brother of Janice Pybus (Grant) of North Bay, Fred True (Sylvie) of Timmins, Connie Johnston (Tom) of Winnipeg and Lorraine Lacosse (Ken) of Sioux Lookout. Predeceased by his brother Kenneth True and his sister Karen Rogerson (Clive of North Bay). Cherished grandfather of Emma and Eve Luttrell. Sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, relatives, friends and lovingly remembered by the mother of his sons Nicole True of Sudbury. Burial to follow in Port Loring at a later date. In keeping with his wishes, there will be no visitation or funeral service. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, Sudbury.

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Décosse, Angeline

Posted by on February 17, 2015

Angeline Décosse

(nee Chicoine)

 Decosse Angeline

Angeline Décosse, born in New Liskeard, Ontario October 26, 1943 passed away peacefully at Ottawa General Hospital on February 15th surrounded by family. Angeline was well known for her love of life and her family, her strong will, her generosity and her devotion. Angeline was predeceased by her husband Aimé, and her parents Albany and Gertrude Chicoine. Angeline was an incredible mother to her son Michel. She is survived by her sisters, Diane Gervais (Gilles), Thérèse Laframboise (the late Gerry) and Lisa St-Martin (Pierre), brothers Dan (Barbara), Edouard (Gaye) and is predeceased by her brother Richard (Phyllis). Heartfelt thanks to the staff at the Ottawa General Hospital, Belcourt Manor and Saint-Vincent Hospital – Bruyère Continuing Care.

Condolences will be received from 9:30 am to 10:30 am on Saturday, February 21, 2015 at Heritage Funeral Home, 2871 St Joseph Blvd., Orleans, Ontario followed by a memorial service at St. Joseph church on 2757 St. Joseph Blvd., Orleans, Ontario at 11:00 am. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Condolences may be made at  www.heritagefh.ca

 

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CUSSON, Lucille (née Ouellette) of Val Caron, ON

Posted by on February 15, 2015

CUSSON, LucilleIt is with much sadness that the family announces her passing at the Elizabeth Centre in Val Caron on January 26th, 2015 at the age of 96 years. Beloved wife of the Late Ted Cusson (Ex-Chief Conservation Officer of the then Ontario Department of Lands and Forests). Born in Bonfield, she was the last surviving child of the Late Ovila Ouellette and the Late Roseanne (née Rainville). Lucille was predeceased by her brothers Gérard, Louis, Georges, André, Lionel and her sister Hélène. She had no children of her own but maintained a very close relationship with her sister Hélène Perreault’s children and their families: Ronald (Louise) of Montréal, Lucille (Late Bob Botsford) of Fort Frances, Monique (Late Sylvio Allain) of Sudbury, Late Géraldine, Jean-Luc (Lise) of Iroquois Falls and Francine (Jean-Marc Blake) of Ottawa. And also Lucilles ‘s niece Vivianne (Maurice Robidoux) of Val Caron. She greatly cherished her relationship with her many friends, the Sauder and Howe families of Monetville as well as her friends from the Sudbury Ornithological Society, Nellie Murphy and Dorothy Larsen. Lucille was an avid member and loved to participate in bird counts, especially the Christmas bird counts. At Lucille’s request there will be no visitation however a memorial service will take place at the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, Sudbury on Wednesday, January 28th, 2015 at 12 p.m. Anyone willing to make a donation in Lucille’s memory may do so to the charity of their choice.

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CHARTRAND, Rita of Monetville, ON

Posted by on January 9, 2015

CHARTRAND, RitaIt is with deep sadness that the family announces the passing of Rita Chartrand (nee Marie Rita Noëlla Chartrand) on Monday, December 29, 2014 at the Ottawa General Hospital at the age of 75. Beloved wife of 53 years to Ron Chartrand, loving Mother to Robert and his wife Connie; dearest Grandmother to Joëlle of Ottawa. Rita is the daughter of the late Romeo Alfred Chartrand and Marie-Anne (Venne). She will be fondly remembered by siblings: Fernand (deceased) of Noëlville (Lucie, Paulette, Francine, Bernard, Vincent, Richard); Thérèse of Ottawa; Lionel (deceased) of Noëlville (Anne, Michael, Danny, Charlie, Giselle); Gérald and Irène of Kapuskasing (Estelle, Raymond, Chantal); Robert and Jane of Florida (Lisa, Bobby); and Gilles and Denise of Cochrane (Denis and Marc). Rita is the dear sister-in-law to Raymond and Hélène of Sudbury (Gilles, Julie, Ginette); Claude and Lorraine of Sudbury (Roxanne and Joanne); Claudette (deceased) of Sudbury; Bert and Bonnie of Windsor (Laura and Carrie); Marcel and Paulette of Azilda (Shawn and Michael); Bernie and Linda of Alban (Kenneth and Kyle); and Lise Chartrand Delarosbil and Jean Marc of Timmins (Alain and Josée).   Rita was born and raised in Noëlville, lived in Sudbury, and had a camp in Monetville on Lake Nipissing. Ron and Rita enjoyed many retirement years in West Palm Beach Florida. Rita was a professional and dedicated teacher for 37 years with the French Catholic School Board of Sudbury. Her passion for education and helping others was felt by many. Her most treasured times were those spent at camp with family and friends on Lake Nipissing in Monetville. Family and friends are invited to visit at the Cooperative Funeral Home on 222 Lasalle Blvd East Sudbury on Friday, January 2nd, 2015 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and from 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Saturday, January 3, 2015 at 2 p.m. at Paroisse L’Annonciation Church, Sudbury. Donations (by cheque only) can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society in memory of Rita Chartrand.   The family wishes to extend heartfelt gratitude to the medical teams at the Montfort and General Hospital of Ottawa.

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Farrell, Lucy Mary (nee Court) of Barrie, Ontario

Posted by on January 9, 2015

LucyFarrellFARRELL, Lucy Mary (nee Court) passed away peacefully at Simcoe Terrace Retirement Centre, on January 7th, 2015 in her 87th year. Lucy was born April 12th 1928 in Birmingham England. Moving with her family to Timmins Ontario as an infant, it was in Timmins that she grew, studied, and eventually married Keith Farrell on June 12th 1951. Lucy is survived by her sister, Edna, her children Bruce (Marjan) of Moonstone, Janice (Phil Hendry) of Saanichton, B.C. and James (Ken Blair) of Medicine Hat, AB. Lucy also leaves fond memories with her many step grand, great-grand and great-great-grand children, nieces, nephews and a wonderfully supportive community of friends at Grace United Church where a Memorial Service for her will be Conducted by The Reverend Sue Eagle on Monday, January 12th at 11am. A very special thank you to all the staff of Simcoe Terrace who very lovingly created a warm home for mom for more than 9 years that unquestionably extended the length and quality of her life. Angels are among us. Condolences may be placed at marshallwdrivercremationandburialservice.ca

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BERTHIAUME, Paul of Sudbury, ON

Posted by on January 5, 2015

BERTHIAUME, PaulThe family announces with sorrow, his passing in Sudbury, Monday, December 15, 2014 at the age of 54 years. Beloved son of Beverly Blanche Berthiaume (née Boudreau). Predeceased by his father Robert Berthiaume. Dear brother of Lise Labelle (André) of Markstay, Diane Berthiaume (Tim Spencer) of Capreol and Carole Lapointe (Rodney) of Smooth Rock Falls. He will also be greatly missed by many nieces, nephews and his extended family. In keeping with Paul’s wishes, there will be no visitation and no funeral service. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, Sudbury. Donations (by cheque only) to the Muscular Dystrophy Association of Canada would be greatly appreciated.

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Corrigan, Gary

Posted by on December 18, 2014

Gary Corrigan

Nov 9, 1945 – December 14, 2014

 Corrigan Gary

Gary passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, December 14,2014, in the loving care of his family. Cherished husband of Maureen, and incredibly proud father of Kevin and Sharleen.    His family meant everything to him and over the years he welcomed his daughter in law Judith St. Pierre, and his son in law Bill Blois into the fold.  The arrival of his five adored grandchildren, Emily and Graeme Corrigan, and Erin, Rowan and Daniel Blois brought him tremendous joy. Gary’s parents, Arthur and Joan (Sharpe) Corrigan, predeceased him.  He is survived by his only brother Robert (David Roop).  He is also survived by his brother in law and sister in law, Richard and Martha Killoran, his two nephews, Michael and Christopher, and their families. Gary maintained his strength and dignity over the last few years in his battle with Multiple System Atrophy. Paralyzed and robbed of his ability to speak, he found ways to communicate with his eyes, and let those that he cared about know how much he loved them.  How those eyes could laugh!  His spirit was never broken.  He was blessed to have his caregivers, Sergette, Mario and Donna, and a circle of incredible friends who were always there for him.Gary remained at home throughout his illness until sudden complications resulted in hospitalization.  When the end was near, we were able to bring him home and surround him with love. Heartfelt gratitude to the wonderful nursing staff at the General 7 West and Drs.Daniel Smith and Adrienne Junek who moved mountains to allow us to bring him home, as well as to our family physician, Dr. Edward Seale, who provided Gary with wonderful care and support at home over the years and was here for us at the end. The family will receive relatives and friends at Heritage Funeral Home, 2871 St-Joseph Blvd., Orléans, on Sunday, December 21st, 2014, from 1 – 4 p.m.  In lieu of flowers, donations to Red Cross Canada or to the CNIB would be appreciated.  Condolences and donations may be made at: www.heritagefh.ca

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GUINDON, Chase of Sudbury, ON

Posted by on December 10, 2014

GUINDON, ChaseThe family announces with great sorrow his death in Sudbury on Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at the age of 31 years. Beloved spouse of Marissa Desloges of Sudbury. Loving son of Vincent Guindon of Sudbury and of the late Brenda White (Gary Menard of Timmins). Dear brother of Shelby Laakso of Sudbury, Zachary Menard, Ryan Menard and Joshua Menard all of Timmins. Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his best friend Jamie Melanson of Sudbury. Chase loved to go fishing with Marissa even though she always caught the biggest fish, he also had a passion for his motorcycle. A private family gathering was held at the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, Sudbury.

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GAZZOLA, Estelle (née Pedneault) of Sudbury, ON

Posted by on November 22, 2014

GAZZOLA, Estelle 1It is with great sorrow that the family announces her passing in Sudbury on Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at the age of 82 years. Beloved wife of the late Romano Gazzola. Sadly missed by her dear friend Peter Bilynsky. Daughter of the late Marvin Pedneault and the late Alexina Pedneault. Loving mother of Gina Charbonneau (Phil) of Sudbury, Lisa Vaillancourt (Dale) of Hanmer and Brenda Doyle (Sean) of Timmins. Cherished grandmother of Céline, Christian, Justin, Elliot, Nathan and Lauren. Predeceased by her siblings Isabelle Bulfon (Nick) and Françoise Delongchamp (Felix). Dear sister of Rita Laino (late Enrico) of Sudbury, Claudette Walton (John) of Sudbury, Roger Pedneault (Julienne) of Mattawa. Sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Her beautiful blue eyes, contagious laugh, bright smile, fashion sense and kind personality will be missed by her close family and friends. Estelle was an amazing role model to all who knew her, especially to her three daughters as well as her grandchildren who learned the meaning of unconditional love and support. She enjoyed spending time with her family, dancing, knitting and spending time outdoors. Her courage in the face of adversity will never be forgotten. The family will receive relatives and friends at the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, 222 Lasalle blvd., Sudbury on Friday, October 24th, 2014 from 2-5 p.m. and 7-9:30 p.m. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 11 a.m. at St. Patrick’s Church, Sudbury. Donations can be made (by cheque only) in Estelle’s memory to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Diabetes Association.

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WILSON, Darlene of Sudbury, ON

Posted by on November 22, 2014

WILSON, DarleneIt is with great sorrow that the family announces her passing in Sudbury on Saturday, October 18, 2014 at the age of 50 years. Beloved daughter of Wilfred and Dianne (nee Seguin) Wilson of Timmins. Loving sister of David Wilson (Marlene) and James Wilson both of Timmins. Sadly missed by her nephews Justin, Christopher, Zackary, Stephen and by her nieces Amanda and Julie. Lovingly remembered by her aunts and uncles Theresa (Nick), Louis (Maureen), Irene (Richard), Helen, Aline (Neil) as well as by many cousins, relatives and friends. Darlene was a social worker with the Children’s Aid Society of Sudbury and will forever be remembered as a caring person who put the needs of others ahead of her own.The family will receive relatives and friends at the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, 222 Lasalle blvd., Sudbury on Friday, October 24, 2014 after 2:30 p.m. A funeral service will follow at 4:30 p.m. in the Chapel.

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NEILL: Evelyn of Strathroy, formerly of Connaught and Timmins

Posted by on October 24, 2014

NeilEvelyn Neill (nee Scott) passed away peacefully at the Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital on Friday, October 24, 2014 at the age of 80. Evelyn is predeceased by her loving husband Elvin Neill (2004) and her grandson Brandon Neill (2007). Cherished mother of Valerie and Barry Payne of Strathroy, and Dwight Neill and Nancy of Timmins. She will be fondly missed by her grandchildren Cassie Payne of Strathroy and Adam Neill of Barrie. Evelyn resided in both Connaught and Timmins for many years. Her passions included playing cribbage and cheering on both the Toronto Blue Jays and Maple Leafs. The family would like to thank the staff of Sprucedale Care Centre, Strathroy, for the care and support shown to Evelyn. Cremation has taken place and a family graveside service will be held in Timmins in the spring. Donations in Evelyn’s memory may be made to Osteoporosis Canada. Arrangements entrusted to Denning Bros. Funeral Home, Strathroy, ON.  Share a memory at www.denning.ca.

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JOHNSON, Christopher of Val Caron, ON

Posted by on October 16, 2014

JOHNSON, ChristopherThe family announces with great sadness his passing at home in Val Caron on Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at the age of 39 years. Beloved husband of Natasha Gerolami of Val Caron. Loving son of Ronald Johnson (Thérèse Lemieux) of Timmins and of the late Carole (née Bassett) Hanson. Dear grandson of Laurence “Mim” Johnson of South Porcupine. Cherished father of Justin, MacKenzie, Alexys, Michael and Colby. Dear brother of Melanie Yates (Patrick) of Timmins, Jenny Barton of Sault Ste-Marie, Joseph Benoit (Tara-Ann) of Chelmsford and Rick          St-Cartier of Mississauga. Sadly missed by his father-in-law Dino, mother-in-law Kathleen Gerolami, brother-in-law Chris Gerolami (Li) all of Ottawa and sister-in-law Giselle Gerolami (Tim Karevich) of Chicago. Lovingly remembered by many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. The family will receive relatives and friends at the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, 222 Lasalle Blvd., Sudbury Friday September 26th 2014 from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Funeral Service will be celebrated on Saturday at       2 p.m. at St-Andrew’s United Church,111 Larch St., Sudbury. Donations (by cheque only) to the Terry Fox Foundation would be appreciated.

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HOULE, Huguette Agnes (née Girard) of Hanmer, ON

Posted by on September 17, 2014

HOULE, HuguetteThe family announces with great sorrow her passing in Sudbury on Friday, September 5th, 2014 at the age of 74 years. Beloved wife of Roland “Rolly” Houle of Hanmer. Daughter of the late Antonio and of the late Simone (née Bouvier) Girard. Loving mother of Ronald Houle (Susan) and Diane Audette (Richard) both of Brampton and Daniel G. Houle of Toronto. Dear sister of Carmen Goudreault (late Marcel) of Guelph and Susan Geib (Rolly) of St-Catharines. Predeceased by her brothers Jules Girard (Danny of St-Catharines) and Georges Girard (Jackie of Timmins). Cherished grandmother of Michelle, Caroline (Eddy), Eric, Amanda, Scott and Brian. Lovingly remembered by many nieces, nephews, friends and family. The family will receive relatives and friends at the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, 4570 St-Joseph St., Hanmer, Sunday, September 7th, 2014, from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, donations (by cheque only) to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

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RIVEST: Marilyn of RR#2 Durham

Posted by on September 14, 2014

Passed away after a courageous 8 year battle with cancer on Friday, September 12th, 2014.  Marilyn Lena Rivest (nee Kobelsky), of RR#2 Durham, in her 69th year.  Beloved wife of Art Rivest.  Loving mother of Tammy and her husband Brent Willis of Williamsford, Natalie and her husband Rob Kirvan of Naperville, Illinois, Tina and her husband Patrick Rainville of Timmins, and Travis Rivest and his wife Jocelin of Durham.  Cherished grandmother of Amelia, Chloe, Myles and Clayton Willis, Abby, Megan and Emma Kirvan, Rachel Rainville, and Travis and Hunter Rivest.  Dear sister of Clifford and Bernice Kobelsky of Tilbury, Wilbert and Eva Kobelsky of Windsor and Wilfred and Maryann Kobelsky of Kingsville.  Sister-in-law of Marilynn and Dennis Guilbeault of Essex, Edward and Orysia Rivest of Belle River, Mary Jean and Allan Ferriss of Belle River, Ted and Wanda Rivest of Southampton, Brian and Donna Rivest of Essex.  Predeceased by her parents John and Annie Kobelsky and her infant sister Bernadette.  Marilyn had a devoted and selfless love for her family, and throughout her illness she kept strong, with a smile on her face and showed strength and courage.  Friends may call at the McCulloch-Watson Funeral Home, Durham on Tuesday, September 16th from 2 – 4 and 6 – 9 p.m., where a vigil prayer and CWL service will be held at 8:15 p.m.  Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Holy Family Catholic Church, Hanover on Wednesday morning, September 17th, at 11 o’clock with visitation at the church from 9:45 – 10:45 a.m.  Interment at St. Peter’s Catholic Cemetery, Durham.  As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to Right to Life or 4-H Ontario would be appreciated by the family.  www.mccullochwatsonfuneralhome.ca

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LEVESQUE, Marcel of Chelmsford, ON

Posted by on August 31, 2014

LEVESQUE, MarcelThe family announces with great sorrow his sudden death at his residence in Chelmsford on Monday August 11th, 2014 at the age of 59 years. Beloved husband of Jackie Levesque (née Latourelle) of Chelmsford. Cherished son of Jeannine Levesque (née Lamarche) of Timmins and of the late Roger Levesque. Loving father of Chris Flannagan (Tess) of Yellowknife, NT and Lori Pilatzke (Marty) of Hanmer. Dear step-father of Angie Lepage (Brad) of Wahnapitae and Jason Sonnichsen (Lindsay Abbott) of Cold Water. Dear brother of Michelle Savard (Fred) of Timmins and Ray Levesque (Kim) of Ottawa. Sadly missed by his grandchildren Brooke, Zackery, Mackenzie, Corbin, Holden, Miller, Chayane, Hannah and Madisson. Lovingly remembered by many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. A private family gathering will be held at a later date. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, Chelmsford.

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GRANDMAISON, Claude

Posted by on August 19, 2014

GRANDMAISON, ClaudeIt is with deep sadness that the family announces his passing in Timmins on Monday, July 28th, 2014 at the age of 64 years. Predeceased by his parents Alire and Lina (Tessier) Grandmaison. Beloved brother of Gilles Grandmaison (Gisèle Tessier) and Gaetan Grandmaison (Rita). Predeceased by his sister Lucille Lefebvre (Jean-Claude). Sadly missed by many nieces, nephews and friends. The family will receive relatives and friends at the Cooperative Funeral Home, 222 Lasalle Blvd, Sudbury on Monday, August 4th, 2014 from 2-5 and 7-9:30 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, August 5th, 2014 at 11 a.m. at St. Thomas Church, Warren. Donations can be made (by cheque only) in Claude’s memory to the Northern Cancer Foundation.

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GAUDREAU, Gérard Armand

Posted by on August 19, 2014

GAUDREAU, GerardThe family announces with great sorrow his passing in Sudbury on Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 at the age of 71 years. Beloved husband of Marilyn (née McKay) Gaudreau of Gogama. Son of the late Léo and of the late Alexina (née Ouelette) Lebrie. Loving father of Caroline Hurley (Robert) of Dowling and Pamela Gaudreau (Claude Mathieu) of Gogama. Dear brother of Annie Gervais (Yvon) of Gogama and Pauline Secord (Roger) of Timmins. Predeceased by his brother Leo Labrie. Cherished grandfather of Jordan, Kendra, Tamara and Thomas. Sadly missed by his best buddy Rocky. The family will receive relatives and friends at Notre-Dame-du-Rosaire Church hall in Gogama, on Monday, July 28th, 2014 from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9:30 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Tuesday at 11 a.m. in Notre-Dame-du-Rosaire Church, Gogama. As expressions of sympathy, donations (by cheque only) to the Northern Cancer Foundation would be appreciated. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, Sudbury.

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GROULX, Paul of Chelmsford, ON

Posted by on July 19, 2014

GROULX, PaulThe family announces with great sorrow his passing in Sudbury on Thursday, July 17th, 2014 at the age of 75 years. Dear friend of Monique Merette and family of Joncquière, QC. Predeceased by his parents Louis and Rose (née Blais) Groulx. Loving father of Ronald Paul of California, U.S.A and Michel John (Mary) of AB. Cherished grandfather of Shanalea and Hunter Mitchell and Zachary and Tristan Groulx. Dear brother of Alcide (Louise) of Buck Creek, AB, Berthe McFarlane (late Ken) of Port Alberni, B.C., André (Sherry) of Sudbury, Cécile Doyle (Rhéal) of Chelmsford, Claire Parent (Jean-Guy) of St-Augustin, Qc. Predeceased by his siblings Jean, Gabrielle Lavoie, Bernadette Cashmore, Pierre (late Estelle), Jacques (Dolores of Kapuskasing), Marie Bishop (late John) and Madeleine Chartrand (late Raymond) of Chelmsford. Paul had 27 years career with the Canadian Armed Forces. He will be remembered by his many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews for his loving of travelling, family gatherings and his great sense of humour. The family will receive relatives and friends at the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, 4691 RR 15, Chelmsford, on Sunday, July 20th, 2014 from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9:30 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Monday, July 21st, 2014 at 11 a.m. at Paroisse St-Joseph, Chelmsford. In lieu of flowers donations (by cheque only) to the Maison Vale Hospice or Prostate Cancer Canada.

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BONHOMME, LORRAINE MARJORIE (nee Roberts) of Sudbury, ON

Posted by on July 19, 2014

BONHOMME, Lorraine It is with heavy hearts that the family announces the passing of Lorraine Marjorie Bonhomme (nee Roberts), on Tuesday, July 15th, 2014, at Maison Vale Hospice, at the age of 83, following a difficult battle with cancer. She was predeceased by her parents, William A. Roberts and Lillian Hodges, her elder brother, Louis (Phyllis) and her loving husband, Conrad. She will be remembered fondly by her children Doug (Debbie) of Sudbury, Alan of Los Angeles, California, Lisa (Hector Ciccone) of Timmins, Lilianne of Sudbury, Tim of Los Angeles, California, Joe (Shalene) of Sudbury and Pierre of Sudbury. She was a cherished grandmother to Chandra, Brittany (Sean), William (Melanie), Tessa, Tara, Nicholas, Brett, Gabe, Connor and Alex, and great grandmother to Danika and Liliane. She is survived by her siblings Doug (Joan), William (Mary), Iris (Leo McNamara), and Brian (Bunny), as well as her dear friend, Shirley Clements. The family would like to express their heartfelt gratitude to the exceptional team of caregivers at Health Sciences North for their ongoing care and support over the past months, with a very special thank you to Dr. Knight, Personal Support Worker Gabby, and Nurse Stacey (“Lacy”) from Bayshore. We would also to thank the staff of the Maison Vale Hospice for their support during her final days. Born in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia in 1931, Lorraine was a Maritimer through and through. Many friends, acquaintances, and even strangers, have experienced her hospitality, kindness and generous spirit over the years. She was known for the cozy slippers she enjoyed knitting for her family, friends and numerous times for the Canadian Olympic Women’s Hockey team. She had a fondness for Long Lake where she spent the twilight of her life, entertaining her loved ones, appreciating her surroundings, and rescuing stray cats and mangy foxes. Lorraine was an incredible woman whose infectious smile, steadfast courage and adventurous spirit will be greatly missed by her family and friends. Visitation will be held on Sunday, July 20th, from 4 p.m. – 9 p.m. at the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, 222 Lasalle Blvd. East (at Notre Dame) in Sudbury. The funeral service will be held on Monday, July 21st at 10 a.m. at Holy Redeemer Church (1887 Bancroft Drive, Greater Sudbury), with internment to follow at Civic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made by cheque to Community Living Greater Sudbury (RE: Makada House – In honour of Lorraine’s daughter, Lilianne Bonhomme), the Elizabeth Frye Society, and Maison Vale Hospice.

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Elsie Turner 1921-2014 of Sudbury, ON

Posted by on July 19, 2014

TURNER, ElsieWith sadness we announce the passing of Dorothy Elsie Edna Turner on July 13, 2014 at Extendicare York in Sudbury. She was 93 years old.

Elsie was born on February 10, 1921 to Florence and Malcom McKinnon in Prince Albert Saskatchewan and was raised in Flin Flon Manitoba. For most of her life she resided in Timmins Ontario with her husband Harry Turner (1921-2004)

She is survived by her daughters Alice Boulay, Sharon Turner and her granddaughters Patti Gannon (Champagne) Dawn Blair (Boulay) and Hope Boulay. Her memory will be held dear by her great grandchildren; Shawn Price, Veronica Urbanek, Jordan and Andrew Blair and her great-great grandchildren Alyssa-Dawn, Emily and Zoe. Her nephew Timothy McKinnon will remember her fondly along with numerous nieces and nephews.

She is predeceased by her husband Harry Turner, daughter Shirley Champagne, son Larry Turner, three sisters, Margaret, Josie and Violet and two brothers Gordon and Bert.

Elsie was a hard worker who enjoyed a full and active life. While Harry was on active duty in World War II she worked in the ammunitions factories in Toronto. She was an excellent homemaker and great cook and had a broad social circle. Her other interests included contests and puzzle competitions where she won numerous prizes that were shared with the family.

Together with Harry, her mid-life passion was their log cabin on Kenogamissi that was built by hand. The cottage became the centre of family activities.

After Harry’s death Elsie resided at Spruce Hill Lodge in South Porcupine and then at Extendicare York in Sudbury. Her daughter Alice tended to her later life needs with loving devotion and dedication. Gratitude is extended to the staff at Extendicare York who provided compassionate care through Elsie’s final days.

Cremation has taken place. In keeping with Elsie’s wishes no service is planned. Remembrances can be left through Cooperative Funeral Home on line where you can leave memories or donations in lieu of flowers. Visit www.cooperativefuneralhome.ca.

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GRANT: Marion “Marnie” E. (Shaw) of Peterborough

Posted by on July 11, 2014

GRANT, Marion Evelyn (Retired Teacher at Kenner Collegiate and Vocational Institute, after 30 years of service) – At the Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Wednesday, July 9, 2014. Marnie Grant (nee Shaw) of Peterborough in her 85th year. Predeceased by her husband J. Robert Grant. Daughter of the late Fred and Edythe Shaw of Cobalt, Ontario. Survived by her Daughters Sandra (Fred Rutherford), Sharlene Grant and Shelagh Grant, her grandchildren Kaila and Scott Rutherford and Alicia Grant, all of London, Ontario. Also survived by her brother John and his wife Gwen Shaw and their family of Timmins, Ontario. Arrangements entrusted to ASHBURNHAM FUNERAL HOME, 840 Armour Road. At Marnie’s request, no visitation or service will be held. If desired, condolences to the family may be made at www.AshburnhamFuneral.ca or by calling 705-740-0444.

 

“Memoria nobis semper retenta”

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FORGET, Fernand of Sudbury, ON

Posted by on July 9, 2014

FORGET, FernandThe family announces with sorrow, his passing in Sudbury, Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at the age of 74 years. Son of the late Leo and Bernadette (née Brunet) Forget. Beloved husband of Noëlla (née Lemieux) Forget of Sudbury. Loving father of Léo (Suzanne Hill) of Nepean, Françine of Ottawa, Joanne Leclair (Michel) of Embrun and Jocelyn (Marie-Josée) of North Bay. Dear brother of lateGérard (Thérèse of Iroquois Falls), Marguerite (Gérald Taillefer) of Timmins, Jacqueline of Oshawa, late Jean-Paul (Betty of Sault-Ste-Marie), Marcel (Hélène) of Timmins, Arthur (Rita) of Timmins, Lilianne Chartier (Floriant) of Iroquois Falls, late Roland (Irène of Azilda), Cécile Charlebois (Maurice) of Timmins, Laurence Rondeau (Donald) of Timmins, late Réjean (Beverly of Iroquois Falls), Hélène Goulet (Lionel) of Port Severn and Thérèse Desrochers (Maurice) of Timmins. Proud grandfather of Nicole, Eric, James, Joël, Justin, Mika, Danielle and Steve. Lovingly remembered by many relatives and friends. Fernand was at his best in the company of family and friends and will be remembered for having been very involved with his church and helping others. In his leisure time, he enjoyed golf and playing cards. The family will receive relatives and friends at the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, 222 Lasalle Blvd. E. (at Notre-Dame), Sudbury, on Tuesday, June 17th, 2014 from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9:30 p.m. Funeral mass will be celebrated on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. in St-Jean-de-Brébeuf Church, Sudbury. Donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or masses to the church of your choice. All donations by cheque only.

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COMTOIS, Évangéline alias Pierrette (née Langlois) of Timmins, ON

Posted by on July 9, 2014

COMTOIS, PierretteThe family announces with great sorrow her passing in Timmins on Sunday, June 15th, 2014 at the age of 81 years. Beloved wife of the late Léopold Xavier Comtois (1977). Dear daughter of the late Pierre and of the late Annette (née Roussel) Langlois, and dear sister of the late Jacques Langlois (1934). Loving mother of Pierrette Comtois-Heino (Alan Heino) of Timmins and Robert Comtois (Lise Chapados) of Prévost, QC. Cherished grandmother of Tiphanie (Ryan) and Maxime. Pierrette enjoyed cooking, reading, and Mr. Bean TV performances. She was an excellent cook and encouraged healthy eating. She was devoted to her family, especially her grandchildren. The family would like to express their appreciation to all the staff at LaSalle Residence For Seniors in Sudbury, Extendicare in Schumacher and Golden Manor in Timmins for their compassionate care. In keeping with Pierrette’s wishes, there will be no visitation or funeral service. Cremation will be at Parklawn with a private interment ceremony at the Valley East Cemetery family plot. As expressions of sympathy, donations (by cheque only) to the Alzheimer Society of Canada or the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada would be appreciated. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, Sudbury.

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JOLY, Marc of Sudbury, ON

Posted by on July 4, 2014

JOLY, MarcWe regret to announce the death of Marc Joly on Friday, June 6th, 2014, peacefully and quietly at his residence. Marc is survived by his children; Marc Jr. (Nova Scotia) and Heaven-Lee (Kincardine). Husband of the late Lisa Boutilier-Joly. Beloved son of Thérèse Joly-Guimond (Sudbury). Loving brother of André Joly (Vancouver), Richard Joly (Parksville), Monique Joly-Brewer (Sudbury), Nicole Vergara (Squamish), Jules (Kapuskasing). Sadly missed by his grandson, his God-mother Julia Joly (Azilda) and many special friends. Predeceased by his father Laurent Joly. Marc had a great passion for music. The family will receive relatives and friends at the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, 222 Lasalle Blvd. E., Sudbury, Wednesday evening from 7-9:30 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Thursday, June 12, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. in Ste-Anne-des-Pins Church, Sudbury. Donation (by cheque only) may be made in memory of Marc to the Samaritan Centre (New Hope Outreach Services) or Independent Living Resources Centre).

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CHARBONNEAU, Joseph Gabriel Wilfred of Val Caron, ON

Posted by on July 4, 2014

CHARBONNEAU, JosephThe family announces with great sorrow Joe’s passing at the Elizabeth Centre on Tuesday, May 26, 2014 at the age of 98 years, two months shy of his 99th birthday. Predeceased by his wife Alma Charbonneau (née Lavigne) in 2000. Also predeceased by his infant son Maurice, by his foster son Gerald Cayen and by his great-granddaughter Alysa Jobidon and by his 10 siblings. Beloved father of Helen Quesnel, Don (Lilian), Dorothy Rochefort (Bernard) and Carole (Bill). He will be sadly missed by 11 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson Austin. He worked for Inco for over 36 years and for the Department of Lands and Forests. He loved fishing and hunting, attending family get-togethers and a love for old country music. He attended the School on Wheels CN 15089 that travelled from Capreol to Foleyet. Although he suffered from Dementia he never forgot his teacher Mr. Sloman and his family. In keeping with our father’s wishes there will be no visitation or service. If desired, a memorial donation may be made (by cheque only) to the Maison Vale Hospice. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Cooperative Funeral Home, Sudbury.

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