Murray Carr died at the Temiskaming Hospital on April 29, 2005 with his family at his side.
Born February 26, 1920, he was the last child of William and Emma Carr.
Mr. Carr is survived by his wife Lena, son Bill (wife Nicole), grandson Trevor, son Bruce (wife Viv) and grandchildren Ryan and Linsay.
A memorial service will be held at Perrin Funeral Chapel in New Liskeard on Wednesday, May 4 at 2 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy to the CAT Scan Foundation at the Temiskaming Hospital in Mr. Carr’s name would be appreciated by the family.
Alma Jennie Surtees
Alma Jennie Surtees died peacefully, with her family by her side, on April 21, 2005 at the South Muskoka Memorial Hospital in Bracebridge.
Mrs. Surtees was predeceased by her husband of 49 years, George Wesley Surtees, in May of 1981; infant son Dale; and 10 brothers and sisters.
She is survived by her children Mervyn of Harrow, Ontario, Arnold (Judy) of Bent River, Wayne (Gail) of Harrow, and Carol Inch (Bill) of Bracebridge; grandchildren Kim and Chanin Griffin, Mitchell and Jennifer Inch, Kevin Surtees, Kim Clifford, Kelly Fry, David Surtees and Cheryl Dempster; several great-grandchildren; siblings Esther Palmateer (Ron), Wilma Horner, Eileen Brennan (Bill) and Morris Toye.
The funeral was held April 24 at the Bracebridge United Church.
As expressions of sympathy, memorial gifts to a charity of choice would be appreciated by the family.
Northview Nursing Home resident Sydney MacDonald died at the Englehart and District Hospital on April 14, 2005.
She was born in Kirkland Lake on March 6, 1941 to Walter and Jennie Clarke.
Educated at Kirkland Lake Collegiate and Vocational Institute and at college in Toronto, she married Neil MacDonald in Toronto in 1962.
Mom loved to explore the great outdoors in search of the best camping and swimming hole but most of all the perfect tree.
Her gift as an artist touched the lives of many family members and friends. A hairdresser by trade, Mom’s intrinsic need for enlightenment through reading allowed her to spend her life teaching others how to open their hearts and minds to the possibilities in themselves.
Mom’s deep faith in her life hereafter brought peace and contentment to her and her family in the last days.
Till we meet again in our next life,
She is survived by her children Meredith, Meghan, Mylee and Morgan; husband Neil; sisters Shelley and Kellie.
She was predeceased by her parents Walter and Jennie.
The funeral was arranged by McDonald Funeral Home in Englehart with the service conducted by Reverend Richard White on April 19.
Cremation has occurred.
In memory contributions were made to the Lions Camp Dorset (dialysis).
Special thanks to the staff and residents of the Northview Nursing Home and also all the staff of the Englehart and District Hospital.
From the MacDonald Family.
Vera Warner (nee Waugh) died April 23, 2005 at Extendicare Nursing Home at the age of 95.
She was predeceased by her husband Charlie Herman Warner on January 2, 1988, her parents Thomas and Addarah Waugh, brothers Tommy, Jim, Murril and Bill Waugh, and sisters Margaret Shephardson-Taylor, Adaline Bradford, Beatrice Tremblay and Elma Hie.
Mrs. Warner is survived by her son Gordon Allan Warner (wife Eleanore); grandchildren Cindy O’Sullivan, Pam (Michael) Clair, Christine Cummings, Patty-Sue (Tony) Oliver and Gordie Warner Jr. (Tracey Mayrand); great-grandchildren Liam and Caitlyn O’Sullivan, Jason, Charles and Nicholas Clair, Kyla and Kealey Cummings, Riley and Aleah Oliver; sister Christine Rogers; brother Connie Waugh; sister-in-law and best friend Doris Waugh; loving nephew Wayne (Denise) Rogers and by numerous nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Warner was an active member of the United Church Women of the First United Church.
The funeral service was held April 26 at First United Church with Reverend Dale Young officiating.
Interment took place at the Pioneer Cemetery in New Liskeard.
Remembrance donations to the First United Church Fund would be greatly appreciated by the family.
William 'Bill' O’Brien
William 'Bill' O’Brien died at Lambton Meadowview Villa in Petrolia on April 12, 2005 at the age of 88.
Mr. O’Brien and his wife Elsie were former residents of Coleman Township and Latchford. He served his country during World War II with the Royal Canadian Army, serving in Europe from 1942-45.
Mr. O’Brien is survived by his wife Elsie (nee Sparling); children Bill O’Brien of Wilkesport, Pat and Bill Davidson, Joan McLay, Mary and Merv McLay, all of Wyoming, and Jim and Debbie O’Brien of Coleman Township; grandchildren Tammy and Pete Vantroost, Jody and Rich Wright, Bill and Amy O’Brien, Will and Leslie Davidson, Steve and Donna McLay, Julie and Jason Reidhead, Sean McLay, Darryl and Shawna McLay, Dan O’Brien, Dave O’Brien; and nine great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his son-in-law Milt McLay, grandchildren Mark McLay and Devin O’Brien and brother Harvey O’Brien.
The funeral was held April 15 in Wyoming.
Richard David Lamond
Richard David Lamond of Tomstown died April 15, 2005 in Englehart.
He was born in Kirkland Lake on February 28, 1973 to David Lamond Jr. and Evelyn Lamond.
Educated in Kirkland Lake, he worked at Wabi Development as an industrial mechanic and welder.
Mr. Lamond enjoyed working on automobiles and welding. He loved the outdoors, his pets and socializing with friends and family.
Mr. Lamond is survived by his wife Donna (Gravel); stepdaughters Roxanne, Melina and Adele Gravel; his parents David Lamond Jr. and Evelyn Lamond; brother Todd Lamond; sisters Rhonda Lamond, Cindy Kirkbride, Tina Kirkbride, Christine Ellerton and Melody Denomme; nieces and nephews Ashley Barrette, Jody and Drew Hack, Kelsey Froelick, Kaitlyn Peddie and Jennifer Denomme; and grandsons Cole McLean and Gage Matthews Gravel.
He was predeceased by his grandfather David Lamond Sr. and grandmother Eva Lamond; sister Roxanne; and grandparents Herman and Eva Yarkie.
The funeral was arranged by McDonald Funeral Home in Englehart with the service conducted April 19 by Reverend Peter Dahlin.
Cremation has occurred.
In memory contributions were made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
Reginald Emmerson Osterberg
After a long battle with cancer, Reginald Emmerson Osterberg died at the age of 68 .
He was born and raised in Cobalt where he lived all his life. He served the Cobalt Coleman Fire Department for 27 years and he was also a member of the policing committee. He enjoyed the outdoors and woodworking.
Mr. Osterberg was predeceased by his parents Carl and Ethel (nee Cote) Osterberg and by his son Thomas.
He will be sadly missed by his loving wife of 43 years Margaret Ann (nee Coe); sons Keith and John Osterberg of Cobalt and Robert (and his wife France) Osterberg of Wahnapitae; granddaughters Felicia and Danika; siblings Sandra (and Roger) Shryer of Barrie, Carl (and Lynn) Osterberg of Orlando, Florida, Bill (and Caroline) Osterberg of Timmins and Keith (and Colleen) Osterberg of London; and by many nieces and nephews.
In keeping with Mr. Osterberg’s wishes, cremation followed. A graveside memorial service will be held at Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Haileybury at a later date.
Memorial contributions to the Canadian Cancer Society would be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
"He will be greatly missed. We love you and always will remember you grandpa."
On April 14, 2005 Earla Currie (nee Cameron) died peacefully in Hanover, Ontario, in her ninety-sixth year.
Mrs. Currie was predeceased by her husband Norman Currie of New Liskeard; parents Joanna and Abraham Cameron; brothers Archie, Len and George; sisters Lillian and Ruth.
She is survived by her children Beverley Cox (Russell) of Huntington Beach, California, and Dean Currie (Diana) of Hanover; grandchildren Michael (Kim) and Duane Cox, both of Huntington Beach, Russell (Tamara) of San Diego, California, Tammy (Tom) Hyatt of Callander, Jody (Nicole) of Courtice, Ontario, Ryan (Shannon) Currie of North Bay; nine great-grandchildren; sister-in-law Rhona McLarty (Ken) of Sault Ste. Marie; brother-in-law Glen Currie (Joan) of Thessalon; and by numerous nieces and nephews.
The funeral was arranged by Beggs Funeral Home in Thessalon where the service was held April 19.
Interment is at Pine Grove Cemetery.
Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or a charity of choice would be gratefully accepted by the family.