It is with deep sadness that we announce our Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, Mother-in-law, Sister and Auntie: Nancy Attley has gone on to live with our Lord. With her family at her bedside, Nancy passed on peacefully in the early morning of July 10, 2003 in the Gillam Hospital at the age of 86.
Over the years, Granny Nancy enjoyed making her beautiful handicrafts: knitting, hand-sewing mukluks, slippers and gauntlets. Granny was always humming, and she loved listening to gospel music. She enjoyed sitting in her favorite chair watching the children playing and activity of the neighborhood. Granny Nancy always had a smile for her family and friends and would always be laughing at funny things that happened between herself and others. She was very grateful to have her granddaughter Leona to care for her in her last few years.
Granny Nancy was predeceased by her husband: Smith; parents: Judah and Eda; brothers: Oswald, Joe and John; sister: Helen; sons: Ahab and James; daughters: Louise, Demer and Mary; grandsons: Kenneth and Smith; and son-in-law: Percy.
Those left to honour Granny’s memory include her sister: Modena; children: Hilda (Larry), Lillian and Henry; son-in-law: Frank (Yvonne); and daughters-in-law: Irene (Jerry) and Helen (Larry). Her grandchildren: Stanley, Lawrence, Agnes (James), Ricky, Ronald, Donald, Roy, Walter (Marilyn), Raymond (Roberta), John (Doreen), Marjorie, Barbara (James), Nancy, Dennis (Hazel), Gordon (Jennifer), Charlie, Brian (Marion), Karen (Stephen), Leona, Dean, Kathy, Andrew (Lori), Bernadette (Richard), Pamela (Ronald), Blade, Cindy (Howard), Cathy, Conway (Doris), Martina, Arlene (Oliver), Louise, Waylon, Nancy (Jimmy), Arlene (Ernie), Marty (Evelyn), Lena, Randy (Tammy); 54 great grandchildren and 4 great-great grandchildren: Brandon, Nevada, Dawson and Jersey. Also, many other relatives and friends.
The family would like to acknowledge and thank: Dr. Kelly, Cheryl Berendse, the Gillam Hospital nursing staff and Kathy for the care and compassion they gave to our Granny and family members.
Wake services held on July 11, 2003 (131 Kettle), July 12, 13 & 14, 2003 in Gillam, at St. Andrews Anglican Church, beginning at 7:00 pm. Funeral Service held on Tuesday, July 15, 2003 at 2:00 pm at the Gillam Rec Centre, with viewing to begin at 12:00 noon, and with Rev. Eli Morris officiating. Interment to follow in the old Gillam Cemetery.
“WE ARE BLESSED BECAUSE YOU TOUCHED OUR LIVES”
Yuk King Kwan (née Kwok)
Peacefully on Thursday, July 10, 2003 at the St. Boniface Hospital in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Yuk King Kwan went to be with God at the age of 79 years old.
Mrs. Kwan leaves behind three sons, Eddie (Rosanna), Samuel (Wendy), Eric (Justina), two daughters, Angela (Calvin) Young, May (Ronald) Leung, a god- daughter Gilda Ho, five grandsons, Bernie (Nikki) Young, Oliver Kwan, Daniel Kwan, Albert Leung, Joshua Leung, two granddaughters Gloria Kwan, Claudia (Paul) Martens, and one great-granddaughter Jayde Martens who she loved very much. She will be lovingly remembered by all her family and friends who have shared in her life. Their lives have been touched by her love, generosity and kindness.
Viewing will take place on Sunday, July 13 from 7 :00 p.m. to 8 :30 p.m. at Desjardins Funeral Chapel, 357 Des Meurons, Winnipeg, Manitoba. Funeral Services will be held on Monday, July 14, 2003 at 1 :00 p.m. at Desjardins Funeral Chapel. Flowers are gratefully declined. Donations Yuk King Kwan's memory may be made to the Chinese United Church or the Seraph Evangelical Free Church. The Desjardins Funeral Chapel in care of arrangements 233-4949 or toll free 1-888-233-4949.
Cecilia Pearl Gibson
September 03, 1909 - July 12, 2003
We are saddened to announce the passing of our mother Cecilia Pearl Gibson at the age of 93. Left to cherish her memory are her daughters Mildred Fierce, Shirley Brolly (Denis), Joan Dudas (John), 10 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her daughter Mary Adam and son-in-laws Lloyd Adam and Charles Fierce; great grandson Garth Olson, her mother and father, 12 sisters and brothers, and very special friend Amie.
Born on the farm near Reston, Manitoba, she lived there until moving to Saskatchewan and then on to Winnipeg, where she raised her four daughters. Mom worked in Winnipegs largest hotels in the catering department until she became a nurses aide at the Municipal Hospitals retiring in 1974. Her true calling was nursing, as her gentle manor was comforting to all she took care of. Upon retirement, she filled her time with many interests, family and friends. In her later years she became an avid reader. Mom was a survivor and she lived independently until the time of her passing. She was strong in her faith, compassionate, loving, generous and kind.
A service of remembrance will be held on Friday, July 18th, 2003 at 2:30 p.m. in Thomson Funeral Chapels, 669 Broadway, with Rev. Dr. G.W. Luetkehoelter officiating.
Mary Elizabeth Cochrane
May 04, 1912 - July 16, 2003
Peacefully with her family and friends at her side, Mary Elizabeth Cochrane passed away at the age of 91 years at the Fisher River Personal Care Home.
She will lovingly be remembered by her daughter Emily and son-in-law Fred Favell, her grandson’s Farrell, Garnet (Stacey), also 7 great grandchildren Bobbie Lee, Farrell Jr., Keely, Lindsey, Beth, Dylan, Dustin and 1 great-great granddaughter Paige Lynn and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband Walter Cochrane. We would like to extend our heartfelt thanks to the Fisher River Cree Nation Chief and Council and the Fisher River Personal Care Home staff for their excellent care for Mom.
A Prayer Service will be held on Friday, July 18, 2003 at 8:00 p.m. Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, July 19, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. at the Stevens Memorial United Church, Koostatak, Manitoba. Rev. John Halcrow will be officiating. Interment to follow at the Fisher River Community Cemetery, Fisher River, Manitoba.
James "Jim" S. Anderson
August 06, 1923 - July 04, 2003
Our much loved husband, father, and grandfather Jim Anderson, died suddenly on Friday, July 4, 2003, while camping with his family in Snow Lake, Manitoba.
Jim is survived by his wife of 56 years Tina, his three children Bev (Pat), Harvey (Deb) and Nancy and his grandchildren Courtney, Drew, Paige, and Quinn. He also leaves his sister Jacqueline, his cousins in Winnipeg Jean-Marie and David, and many other special relatives and friends. Jim will also be missed by his dog Mojo.
Jim was born on August 6, 1923 in Winnipeg. His early life was spent in Winnipeg and in various locations in Ontario. As a young man he enlisted in the army and served overseas as a dispatcher in WWII. He was very honoured to have been part of the liberating forces at Arnhem, Holland. After the war, Dad learned the boilermaker trade and was a proud member of the Boilmakers Union, local 555 until he retired in 1986. In the last few days, our family has had the chance to talk about all the wonderful things that we shared with and received from Dad. His sense of humour, his extraordinary skills as a craftsman and handyman, and his practical approach to politics, social issues, and all of life's different joys, challenges, and opportunities.
A Service to honour Jim will be held on Thursday, July 10, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. in Green Acres Funeral Chapel, Hwy. #1 E. at Navin Rd. Honorary pallbearers are Harvey Anderson, Courtney Anderson, Drew Anderson, Quinn Anderson, David Auld, Pat Collins, and Wayne Pishak.
Flowers are gratefully declined. If so desired, Jim would have appreciated a donation to The Children's Wish Foundation.
Many thanks to John, Bernice and family for their support during a most difficult time. We also appreciate the kind assistance of the many good Samaritans at the campsite.
DENISE ANDRÉE ADELAIDE CALLENS (née Carrière)
March 14, 1922 - June 30, 2003
On Monday, June 30, 2003 God came and brought his daughter home. Mom was born March 13th, 1922 in Ile Des Chênes, Manitoba; daughter of Albert and Marguerite Carrière. She was the sixth in a family of nine. She spent her youth in Ile Des Chênes, and in her mid-twenties she ventured to Montreal, where she received her certificate in dress designing, which she put to practical use throughout her life in the many costumes, coats, dresses and uniforms that we all benefited from. From Montreal, she moved back to Winnipeg and resided in Fort Garry where she spent her remaining years in the home she loved as was her wish.
Mom will always be remembered for her quick wit, sense of humour and her devotion to her family. She was always involved in our lives, whether it was volunteering at school teas, mother's guild meetings, or tap dancing recitals. A religious woman with strong devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary and the rosary. She was very active in her church, (St. Vital Parish) volunteering at various functions including working the canteen on movie nights and bingo to spring teas and fall suppers. She was employed at South Winds Motel, Vincent Massey Collegiate and spent 10 years prior to her retirement at Eaton's, St. Vital.
Mom is survived by her four daughters and sons-in-law who were more like sons to her. Solange ( Sally) and husband Kelly Armstrong, Nicole (Nicki) and husband Karoly Nezpal, Jacqueline (Jackie) and husband Petur Petursson, and Jo-Anne (Jo) and husband Bill Crone. She also leaves to cherish her memory her four grandchildren (the joy of her life) Kimberley Petursson, Ben, Luc and Teena Crone. She is also survived by one sister, Armande Lagassé as well as, many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Mom was predeceased by her parents, three brothers, Armand, Léon and Maurice; four sisters, Solange Carrière Denise Carrière (infant), Rolande Carrière and Alice Frobisher.
A family viewing will be held on Sunday, July 6, 2003. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Monday, July 7th, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. at the St. Vital Catholic Church, 1629 Pembina Hwy with Rev. Dr. Fr. Patrick Morand officiating. Rosary prayers will be said half hour prior to service. Cremation will take place and interment will follow at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Assoc., 102-310 Broadway Avenue, R3C 0S6. P. COUTU & CO. Funeral Directors 156 Marion St., 949-4964
March 11, 1969 - June 29, 2003
Peacefully, after a courageous battle with cancer in the St. Boniface Hospital, Carrie-Ann MacDonald-Metcalfe passed away on Sunday, June 29, 2003 at the age of 34 years.
She leaves to cherish her memory her son Glenn, life partner David, mother Judy; brothers David and Eric, grandparents, uncle Brian and aunt Linda, cousins, a nephew and a niece and family. Carrie had a numerous extended family among her co-workers on G.D.4 at Health Sciences Centre.
Born March 11, 1969 in Winnipeg, Manitoba Carrie had a strong inner strength that would help her through any adversity that would come her way. Carrie started her nursing career at Health Science Centre in 1990. Nursing was her calling in which she excelled. Her compassion, kindness and selflessness were her gifts and did not go unnoticed by her co-workers and patients whose lives she touched. She received the nursing Excellence Award in May 2003.
In keeping with her wishes, cremation has taken place and a Memorial Service will be held Friday, July 4, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. in Green Acres Funeral Chapel, Hwy. #1 E. at Navin Rd. The family wishes to extend their heartfelt gratitude to Sheila, Kim, Linda and Cheryl for their professional care and compassion during her illness. Thank you also to Lois, Doctors and staff, WR5 (Woman's Hospital) and St. Boniface Palliative Care.
If I have helped one sparrow from falling. I have not lived in vain.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 193 Sherbrook St. Winnipeg, MB R3G 9Z9. GREEN ACRES Funeral Home, Cemetery and Crematorium Hwy. #1 E. at Navin, 222-3241
It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of Helen Moskal on June 21, 2003. She was predeceased by her husband John and sister Stephanie. She is survived by her son Norman, daughter-in-law Theresa and grandchildren; Alicia and Derek, also niece Pamela.
Special thanks to pallbearers Neil Parker, Guy Lywak, Gerald, Jim, Marshall and Bill Brown. Also special thanks to the nurses and staff of Holy Family Nursing Home, St. Francis Wing for their loving care during her stay. Service has already been held.
January 06, 1913 - June 12, 2003
Peacefully, on June 12, 2003, Bill Kuzenko passed away at Victoria General Hospital at the age of 90 years.
Bill is survived by his loving wife Jean (“PeeWee”) of 57 years, daughter Debbie (Russell), sons, James and David, grandchildren, Shawna, Anastasia, Ivy, and sisters, Lena (Andy) and Anne (Steve) as well as his many in-laws, nieces, nephews and friends.
Dad was born in Souris, Manitoba on January 6, 1913. He retired in 1972 after 41 years of service with the Canadian Pacific Railway. He served overseas with the RCAF from 1940 – 1945. Dad had been actively involved in serving his community throughout his life. He was involved in numerous organizations including the Niverville and South Winnipeg Lions Club (Past President and District Governor of District 5M12), Mayor of the Town of Niverville from 1969 – 1980, Board of Directors, Manitoba Health Organization, Niverville Chamber of Commerce, Chairman, Red River Health Unit, Steinbach Bethesda Hospital Board, President, Eastman Regional Development Corp., Board of Directors, Tourist and Convention Association and member of the Fort Garry Legion and CNIB, Manitoba Division.
Dad had a passion for life, for community and friendships. He embraced everything wholeheartedly, having a wide variety of interests and hobbies throughout his lifetime.
Service of Remembrance will be held on Tuesday, June 17 at 1:30 p.m. at the Niverville United Church in Niverville, Manitoba.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Kuzenko Youth Foundation, South Winnipeg Lions Club or a charity of your choice.
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Dulcie Violet Lambert
March 28, 1915 - June 24, 2003
It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Dulcie Lambert at the age of 88 at the Deer Lodge Hospital. She was predeceased by her brother Argyle Dent and sisters Lillian McGregor and Jean Stear. She will be greatly missed by her husband Elmer Lambert, son Wayne (Barbara) Lambert, sister Nancy Desautels, grandsons Brian (Andrea)Lambert and Brad Lambert, great granddaughter Taylor as well as numerous nieces and nephews. A special thanks to the staff of Deer Lodge 2 West. Graveside 3:00pm Friday June 27 at Brookside Cemetery. Family and friends may meet at the cemetery entrance at 2:45 p.m.