Russell Paul Sauvé
Russell Paul Sauvé of Cobalt died February 23, 2005 in Barrie, Ontario. Mr. Sauvé was born in Val d’Or, Quebec, on January 8, 1945 to Lionel and Florence Sauvé. Educated in Verner, he worked until 2003 in stationary engineering and refrigeration. Mr. Sauvé is survived by his sons Brad and Sam and their families, mother Florence Sauvé, four sisters, five brothers and their families. The funeral was arranged by Buffam Leveille Funeral Home in Haileybury with the service conducted at Holy Cross Church on February 26. Pallbearers were Brad, Sam, Dan, Jack, Luc and Denis Sauvé. Members of his immediate family, brothers, sisters and friends attended the service from out of town.
Zabel Elvira Mancantelli
1910 - 2005
Zabel Elvira Mancantelli (nee Dervishian) passed away suddenly in Calgary on Sunday, February 27, 2005 in her 95th year, with her daughter Ann and her son-in-law John by her side. She was born in Constantinople, of Armenian descent. Belle immigrated to Canada with her mother and sister in 1930 following the death of her grandfather, Dr. Haig Baronig Matteossian, a respected physician in Constantinople. In 1934 she married Robert Mancantelli in Toronto. They moved to Northern Ontario where her husband began a career as a Metallurgical Engineer working across the Canadian Shield from Kirkland Lake in eastern Ontario to Eldorado in northern Saskatchewan. They lived in fifteen different communities and made many life-long friends. Belle took an active interest in her church. She golfed until her 80th birthday and was an ardent bridge player. She left her beloved Haileybury, Ontario in 1998 to be with her son and his family in Regina. Later she continued west to be with her Calgary relatives. Her family wishes to express their thanks to Belle’s friends at St. Stephen’s Church and at Royal Park Retirement Residence for their friendship over the past three years. Belle was predeceased by her husband in 1983. She is survived by her daughter Ann (John) Brownlee of Calgary, her daughter Susan Mancantelli of Haileybury, Ontario and her son Rev. John (Clara) Mancantelli of Billings, Montana. She is also survived by her seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren in whose lives she took such great delight. A Memorial Service will be held at St. Stephen’s Anglican Church (1121 - 14th Avenue S.W.) on Thursday, March 3, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. with the Rev. Brian E. Pearson, officiating. Flowers gratefully declined and if friends so desire, donations may be made to a charity of choice.
William Alexander Harkness
Northview Nursing Home resident William Alexander Harkness died February 23, 2005 at Northview.
He was born in Englehart on March 6, 1916 to Agnes and Alex Harkness. Educated at Englehart Public and High Schools, he married Audrey Kiehna in Brentha on June 18, 1940. From 1942-44 he served with the Royal Canadian Air Force. Mr. Harkness was employed for 35 years with Ontario Northland Railway. He was the former chairman of the public school board, past president of the Englehart Legion, member and elder of St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church and a former member of the Northland Pioneer Club. Mr. Harkness is survived by his wife Audrey; children Marilyn (Doug Wheeldon), Alex (Sharon) Harkness, Agnes (Mike Lacharity) and Andy (Tammy) Harkness; 12 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his sisters Jean, Margaret and Isobel. The funeral was arranged by McDonald Funeral Home in Englehart with the service conducted by Drew Jacques on February 26. Pallbearers were grandsons Curtis and Scott Wheeldon, Kevin Harkness, Luke, Michael and Andy Lacharity. Burial will be at the Englehart Cemetery. Relatives and friends attending the service from out of town came from North Bay, Cobalt, Elk Lake and Collingwood. In memory contributions to the Canadian Alzheimer’s Society or the Northview Nursing Home in Englehart would be appreciated by the family.
After a very courageous 19 month battle with brain cancer, Diane Maille died very peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, at the Englehart and District Hospital on February 9, 2005. She was in her fifty-third year. She was born on February 28, 1951 and received her education in Earlton and Haileybury. She continued her studies in Ottawa and pursued a career in Medical Records and Archives. She had been living away from this area since then. Ms. Maille will be fondly remembered for her joie de vivre and infectious sense of humour and laughter, as well as her incredible strength and determination. She was lovingly devoted to her family and friends and very dedicated to her work as a Health Information Manager which gave her numerous opportunities to travel and work in middle eastern countries for a good part of her career. Ms. Maille was predeceased by her father Maurice Maille in 1997. She will be deeply missed and lovingly remembered by her mother Bernadette Maille of Earlton; sisters Monique Neubert of Cambridge, Jocelyne Maille of New Liskeard, and brother Richard Maille of London; nieces and nephew Audrey of Windsor, Lynne of Toronto, Anne-Marie of New Liskeard, Crystal and Ryan of London; and many relatives, friends, acquaintances and co-workers. The funeral was arranged by Perrin Funeral Chapel in New Liskeard. The family thanks Anny St. Jean for her personal attention. Cremation has occurred and a memorial service was held February 15. The service was conducted by Pere Gilles Leblanc at Eglise St. Jean Baptiste in Earlton. Relatives and friends attending the service came from Sault Ste. Marie, North Bay, Toronto, Windsor, London, Cambridge, Rouyn Noranda, Kapuskasing, Levack, Chelmsford, Guigues and the Tri-Towns.
In her memory, donations to the London Health Cancer Research or a charity of choice would be much appreciated by the family. The family wishes to thank Dr. Primrose and the nursing staff at the Englehart and District Hospital for the very attentive and excellent care Ms. Maille received. They also thanked the ladies of UCFO who prepared and served the luncheon after the service, Pere Gilles Leblanc for his thoughtfulness and Maurice Leveille for all his help. They also expressed their deepest gratitude for the support, concern and kind words of all those who have been there for them and Ms. Maille during this most difficult time. Many thanks as well to relatives, friends and neighbours for their generous offers of memorial donations, food, cards and attentiveness.
Dennis Mortson of Englehart died at the Englehart and District Hospital on February 17, 2005. He had been ill with cancer for three months. Mr. Mortson was born to Irene Armstrong and Malcolm Mortson in Arntfield, Quebec, on October 22, 1937. Educated at Kirkland Lake Collegiate and Vocational Institute, he also received his accounting designation through correspondence. He moved to Englehart from North Bay in 1956 and on May 30, 1959 married Sylvia Woollings in Englehart.
Mr. Mortson worked as a comptroller for Cleveland Cliff’s Iron Ore Company and with Ontario Mines (Adams and Sherman Mines). Mr. Mortson was the Mayor of Englehart whose extensive community involvement included belonging to over 40 local organizations. He was always available to fill in at various churches for anyone at anytime. Mr. Mortson is survived by his wife Sylvia; daughter Stacey Mortson (Montminy), Rob Montminy, Mitchell, Steven; daughter Andrea (Mortson) Zabudsky, Jon Zabudsky, Samantha, Sarah, Joshua; sister Judy Mortson and brother Vern Mortson. He was predeceased by his brother Keke, mother Audrey and sister Heather Mortson. The funeral was arranged by McDonald Funeral Home in Englehart with the service conducted at the Community Hall on February 20 by Reverend Peter Dahlin. Pallbearers were Mitchell Montminy, Steven Montminy, Glenn Milton, Sean Wyatt, Greg Woollings and Brad Woollings. Over 300 people attended the service with friends and family from out of town coming from Nova Scotia, West Virginia, Oshawa, Sudbury, Toronto, Hamilton, North Bay, New Liskeard, Kirkland Lake and Timmins. In memory contributions were made to the Englehart Arena Fund or a charity of choice. The Mortson family thanked all who gave their overwhelming support and generosity
Louiselle Plante of Haileybury died February 20, 2005 at the Temiskaming Hospital. She was born January 2, 1921 in St. Severin de Proulxville, Champlain, to Charles Ayotte and Bernadette Bordeleau. Educated in Guerin, she married Armand Plante on June 9, 1942 in Guerin and moved here in 1950. Mrs. Plante loved to knit, sew and make crafts of all kinds. Her cooking skills could not be surpassed by anyone. Mrs. Plante was predeceased by her husband Armand, daughters Marielle and Diane and by three brothers. She is survived by Denise (Camille), Jean-Guy (Carol), Nicole (Adrien), Normand (Judy), Gilles (Michelle), Ghislain and Daniel (Vicky); 16 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, four brothers and one sister. The funeral was arranged by Buffam Léveillé Funeral Home in Haileybury. The service was conducted by Father Germain Turcotte on Wednesday, February 23, at Holy Cross Church at 2 p.m. Burial will be at Holy Cross Cemetery. Donations to a charity of choice would be appreciated by the family.
Harold Douglas Hie
Long-time Brethour Township resident Harold Hie died February 20, 2005 at the Temiskaming Hospital. Mr. Hie moved to Northeastern Ontario from Cobourg about 69 years ago. He married his wife Elizabeth in New Liskeard in 1972 and was a volunteer with several causes including the “Child Find “ videos. Mr. Hie is survived by Douglas and Susan Hie, Louis Broderick (Audrey), Holly Broderick (Keith Quinn), Lois and Iva Hulme, six granddaughters, two great-grandsons and a great-granddaughter.
He was predeceased by his wife Elizabeth. The funeral was arranged by Perrin Funeral Chapel where the service will be conducted Wednesday, February 23 at 2 p.m.
Haileybury resident Madeleine Hermiston died suddenly on February 8, 2005 at the Temiskaming Hospital. She was born in Blenheim, Ontario, on April 15, 1934 to Thomas and Minnie Smith. She married Edward Hermiston in Blenheim on September 25, 1953 and in 1955 moved with her husband to Uno Park from Chatham. Mrs. Hermiston was a wife and mother who enjoyed playing cards, knitting, doing puzzles and gardening. Since moving to Island View Apartments in Haileybury five years ago, she volunteered at Extendicare and ran a fitness program at the apartment building. Mrs. Hermiston was predeceased by her husband on November 15, 1987; parents Thomas and Minnie Smith; parents-in-law Lois and George Hermiston. She is survived by her daughters Shirley (Lorry Belanger), Lorna (Andy Moreau), Betty (Wayne Robinson) and Mandy (Jody Lamoureux); sons Edward (Debbie) Hermiston and Tom Hermiston; 12 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She will be sadly missed by family, friends and tenants at Island View Apartments. The funeral was arranged by Perrin Funeral Chapel in New Liskeard with the service conducted by Kitty Miller. Pallbearers were Armand Belanger, Martin Belanger, Jeff Belanger, Dustin Hermiston, Darren Davis and Wayne Robinson. Burial is in the spring at the Harley Cemetery. Relatives and friends from out of town attending the service came from Timmins and Kirkland Lake.
Lenard 'Royce' Pillsworth
Former Englehart resident Lenard “Royce” Pillsworth died at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance in Chatham on February 9, 2005. Mr. Pillsworth was born in Englehart on October 4, 1927 to Charlotte (Carey) and Percival E. Pillsworth and he taught for the public school board in Englehart for many years. Mr. Pillsworth is survived by his wife Gladys Winnifred (Drake); children Wendy (husband Pastor James Revie) of Glencoe, Sandy (husband Rick Visser) of Chatham and Peter (wife Bonnie) of Waterloo; grandchildren Kaitlyn, Kelsey, Brianna and Natalie; and sister Audrey Comrie of Toronto.
He was predeceased by his brothers Reginald and Arnold; sisters Viola McCloskey, Lenore McDougall and Eva Howey. A memorial service was held February 15 at Evangel Community Church, arranged by Hinnegan-Peseski Funeral Home of Chatham. Donations to the Crohn’s Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences are welcomed at www.peseski.com
Lucienne Girard de Haileybury, née Lucienne Gironne de Ville-Marie, épouse de feue Noël Girard, est décédée subitement à l'âge de 70 ans le 12 février dernier. Elle laisse dans le deuil sa mère, Fernande Gironne (née Lafond) domiciliée à St-Bruno de Guigues, ses six enfants, Evelyne et Louis-Philippe de Gatineau, Huguette de Ste-Rose-de-Poularies, Martial de New Liskeard, Vincent (Linda) de Cobalt, Monique d'Ottawa ainsi que 12 petits-enfants; ses frères, Henri (Estelle Gagnon) et René Gironne (Hugette Bernard), ses soeurs, Gisèle (Rémi Parent), Denise (André Lacasse), Claudette (Yvan Boucher), Nicole, Jocelyne (François Girard), de nombreux neveux et nièces, beaux-frères et belles-soeurs, parents et amis. Les funérailles auront lieu en présence des cendres le vendredi 18 février prochain en l'Église Sainte-Croix de Haileybury à 11h. Prière de faire vos dons au "Temiskaming CAT Scan Found-ation" de New Liskeard.
John F. Stanbury
Haileybury resident John F. Stanbury died peacefully at his home on February 11, 2005. Mr. Stanbury was born in Brower, Ontario, to Charles Arthur Stanbury and Evelyn Victoria Stanbury on July 14, 1924.
He worked for Ontario Northland Railway and loved to hunt and fish. He was also in the Canadian Army, Spr. John F. Stanbury MM RCE 1943-45 #1 Railway Operating Group. Mr. Stanbury was predeceased by his older brother Art and parents Evelyn and Charles Stanbury. He is survived by his relatives Lorry Oliphant and Terry and family; brother Fred (and Muriel) Stanbury and their children Christine, Tom, Tim, Catherine and great nieces and nephews; sister-in-law Verra Stanbury and children Allen, Barrie, Jillian and great niece and nephew. The funeral was arranged by Buffam Léveillé Funeral Home in Haileybury. In memory contributions to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
Timothy Scott Worth
Timothy Scott Worth of Firstbrook Township died January 31, 2005 at the Temiskaming Hospital. He was born in Niagara Falls on December 10, 1968 to Stanley and Deanna (nee Prendergast) Worth.
He received his education in Nova Scotia and worked as a construction carpenter. Mr. Worth was predeceased by his brother Clifton, niece Krista and grandparents Clifton and Daisy Prendergast.
He is survived by his loving daughter Megan Deanna Worth; brothers Daniel of Campbellford, Mark (and Rose) of Boylston, Nova Scotia; sister Dineen of Sudbury; Paul (and Karsa) of Ottawa; parents Stan and Deanna Worth; aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews; and his friend Mandy Chin.
The funeral was arranged by Buffam Léveillé Funeral Home with the service conducted February 3 by Reverend Dan Thompson. Spring interment will be at Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Haileybury.
Relatives and friends from out of town attending the service came from Nova Scotia, Ottawa and Sudbury. In memory contributions went to the Gideons.
Gary William Yateman, age 55, died peacefully at home in Whitby on February 6, 2005 surrounded by his loving daughters. He lived most of his life in Kirkland Lake and the Tri-Towns working for the Kirkland Lake Board of Education and Northern College. Mr. Yateman was predeceased by his father John Edward. He will be lovingly remembered by his daughters Amanda of Whitby, Amy of London, and Ruth of Mississauga. He is also survived by his mother Betty of Ajax, brothers John (Bonnie) of Orillia, Alan (Donna) of Mississauga, sister Doris of Ajax and nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held Thursday, February 10 at 2 p.m. at St. Stephen’s United Church, 1360 Simcoe St. N. Oshawa. Call 905-778-0340 for directions or for more information. In memory contributions to the Pencer Brain Tumor Centre at the Princess Margaret Hospital would be appreciated by the family.
Merlin Henry Black
Merlin Henry Black of Englehart died January 31, 2005 at the Englehart and District Hospital.
He was born in Earlton on August 16, 1919 to John and Jane Black. Educated in Englehart, he married Jean Gibson in Kirkland Lake on November 8, 1940 and worked for Ontario Northland Railroad.
Mr. Black is survived by his wife Jean; sons Dalton (Claudette) and Rodney (Sharon); daughter Merrlyn (Bill Morris); grandchildren Deana and Kelly Black, Julie Sonnen (Chris), Martin Morris, Connie Black (Anna), Stephanie and Micheal Black; and great-granddaughters Luna Black and Emma Sonnen.
The funeral was arranged by McDonald Funeral Home in Englehart. The service was conducted February 3 at McDonald Funeral Home by his nephews Stan Ferguson, Philip Potter and Glen Pratt.
Cremation has occurred. In memory contributions to a charity of choice would be appreciated by the family.