Walter William Kerr
Died in the womb at 30 weeks and was stillborn on September 25, 2005, at Temiskaming Hospital, New Liskeard, ON. "Absent from the body, present with the Lord." (2 Cor 5:8).
Much beloved baby son of Peter and Dorothy Kerr, brother of Kendall, Tim, Sam, Heidi, Leanne, Bethany and Chelsea, until recently, residents of Peterborough. Grandson of Anne Gammon (of Peterborough) and Eunice Kerr (of South Africa). Named after his late grandfathers, Walter Gammon and William Kerr.
A private family funeral was held at Englehart Cemetery on Tuesday, September 27. We grieve his loss deeply, but we do not sorrow without hope, for we know that Walter is with Jesus. We thank God for His peace which passes understanding, and the supportive encouragement of Christian friends.
Our deepest thanks to Dr. Pace, for his wisdom and sensitivity, and the nurses of OBS at Temiskaming Hospital, especially Debbie, Lynn, Christine and Simone, for their amazing compassion and understanding in helping us through this difficult time. They all went beyond the call of duty to comfort and care for us in a very special way.
Maria 'Mary' Conti
After a lengthy illness, Maria Catarina Conti died at the Temiskaming Hospital on September 28, 2005 at the age of 96 years.
She was born at Creighton Mines, June 29, 1909 to Luigi and Angela Zanin. Mrs. Conti had been a Cobalt resident for many years.
She was predeceased by her parents, her husband Ernie and son John.
Mrs. Conti is survived by her loving daughters Angela (and Don) Krajc of North Bay and Nina (and Dave) McCormack of New Liskeard; grandchildren John, Peter, Michelle, Paul, Paula and Steven; and great-grandchildren Sam, Sophia, Nicholas, Alexander, Brynna, Emma, Brett and Abbey.
A memorial mass was held at Our Mother of Perpetual Help Church, New Liskeard, on October 4. Father John Lemire officiated.
Memorial contributions to the Temiskaming Hospital CAT Scan Foundation will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Buffam Léveillé Funeral Home, Haileybury.
Betty Lee Bailey
After a short battle with cancer, Betty Lee Bailey (nee Tremblay) died on September 25, 2005 in Calgary, Alberta. Born and raised in New Liskeard, she was in her sixty-fourth year.
Mrs. Bailey was predeceased by her husband Ron; parents Lea and Beatrice Tremblay; brothers Kenny and Dan; and an infant brother and sister.
She is survived by her children Cathy of British Columbia, Gail Dyck of Calgary, Rod and Mark of Medicine Hat; granddaughter Jamie and two grandsons; and siblings Caulleen Peever, Doreen Galley, Ileen Preston, Bob, Len, Allen, Ron, Murray, Terry, Dick and Rusty Tremblay; and by many nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Bailey requested no funeral or visitation be held.
Cremation has occurred.
“We remember Betty with love in our hearts.”
Wilmer Arthur Nuhn
After a short illness, Wilmer Arthur Nuhn of Chamberlain Township died September 28, 2005 at the Englehart and District Hospital.
He was born in Wallace Township on July 30, 1920 to William and Emma Nuhn.
Educated at SS#6 Maryborough Township, he married Edna Warren in Charlton on September 30, 1947. He moved to Chamberlain from Gorrie, Ontario in 1967.
Mr. Nuhn worked as a transport driver, construction worker and farmer.
In 1958 while a driver for Hyndman Transport, he won the Dunlop Tire National Trucking Hero Award for saving the lives of a mother and two children.
Mr. Nuhn liked fishing on Lake Simcoe and moose hunting in his younger years. In later years he enjoyed his grandchildren and playing with his 1954 John Deer AR. He also enjoyed watching and feeding hummingbirds and seeing occasional wildlife such as bears, moose or deer that would wander by.
Mr. Nuhn is survived by his wife Edna; children Myrna and Sandy Gibson of Gorrie, Ann and Dale Rodgers of Tarzwell, Leonard and Anne Nuhn of Chamberlain; grandchildren Julie and Keith Birnie, Jaime Gibson, Lenny Rodgers, Duane and Paula Rodgers, Bill Nuhn (Jess Davidson), Maija Nuhn (Mike Inglis) and Laurie Nuhn; and sisters Olga, Dorothy and Irma.
He was predeceased by his son Bill; parents William and Emma Nuhn; father- and mother-in-law Joe and Florence Warren; sister Amelia Sachs; and brother Oliver Nuhn.
The funeral was arranged by McDonald Funeral Home in Englehart where the service was conducted October 1.
Pallbearers were Keith Birnie, Duane Rodgers, Mike Inglis, Melvin Warren, Donald Parker and Marvin Sachs.
Burial is in Charlton.
In memory contributions were made to the Temiskaming Hospital CAT Scan Foundation.
Delia Eva Zanin
Delia Eva Zanin died suddenly at her home in Cobalt, on September 21, 2005 at the age of 55. Born in Haileybury, she had been a lifelong resident of Cobalt.
Ms. Zanin was predeceased by her parents Fiorindo and Laura Zanin.
She is survived by her loving brothers Val (and Brenda) Zanin and John (and Fawn) Zanin, nieces and nephews Andrea, Benjamin, Joshua, Mark and Marie-Josée (and her husband James Reid); and her great-niece Chloé.
The funeral was held at the Buffam Leveille Funeral Home in Haileybury on Sunday, September 25. Reverend Linda White officiated.
Interment followed in the family plot at the Cobalt Catholic Cemetery.
Memorial contributions to the Heart and Stroke Foundation will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
Margaret Mary Dunning
The family of Margaret Mary Dunning announce, with sadness, her passing on October 2, 2005.
She was predeceased by her husband, Dr. Herbert Dunning, in 1979.
Her eight children — Ruth, Margaret, Helen, George, Jim, Bill, John and Dorothy — are proud of her staunch belief in Cobalt, her determination that Northern lives be celebrated and that the arts in our Northern communities be acknowledged.
She was a driving force behind the establishment of the Drummond Cairn adjacent to the library in Cobalt and, for many years, enjoyed her volunteer work at the Temiskaming Art Gallery. Some in the Tri-Town area might even remember when she taught them in grade school.
She also leaves 21 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
The family would like to pay tribute to her close friends, Gwen Smith, Lois Armstrong, Mary Halstead and her neighbour John Hunt who were so loyal to her over the years. We also recognize the superb assistance in recent years of the Temiskaming Home Support team and Rainbow Providers.
A profound thank you to Dr. T. McDermott for his compassion and professionalism and to the doctors and nursing team at the Temiskaming Hospital.
From February 2, 1914 to the day she died, Margaret “lived a life and then some.” May she rest in peace.
Charles (Chuck) Breault
Charles (Chuck) Breault died on September 10, 2005 in Dymond Township at the age of 30.
He was born in Haileybury on February 5, 1975 to Rene Breault and Diane Chartrand.
Mr. Breault was a long hole driller for Kirkland Lake Gold.
Charles Breault was an accomplished black belt in Karate, Sensei, rock climber and loved hunting and fishing.
Mr. Breault is survived by his parents Rene Breault and Diane Chartrand, his wife Tanya Jepsen and sisters Yvette Letellier (Al), Marie Jeanne Breault Elliot (Don), Loretta Woolley (Kevin), Carole Denis (Norm) and brother Yves Breault (Trina).
Mr. Breault is also survived by in-laws Peter and Hilda Jepsen and sister in law Cynthia Jepsen.
Also surviving Mr. Breault are many nieces and nephews Anne -Marie, Amy Jane (great niece), Lynne, Ashley, Xavier, Oliver, Meaghan, Patrick, Vicki, Shelby, Gabriel, Nicholas, Madison, Sophie, and Nadia.
Funeral arrangements were made by Perrin Funeral Chapel in New Liskeard with the service conducted by Kitty Miller.
Pallbearers were Rene Breault, Yves Breault, Peter Jepsen, Dan Lavoie, Jason Pelchat, and Nelson Marriott.
Cremation has occurred.
Relatives and friends attending the service were from Montana, Timmins, Ottawa and Calgary.
Joseph Julien Lalonde
Joseph Julien Lalonde died September 24, 2005, at the Northview Nursing Home in Englehart after an illness of about three years.
Son of the late Catherine Schaffner and Julien Lalonde, he was born in Kirkland Lake on June 27, 1930. He was educated in Kirkland Lake, and worked as a millwright in Tahsis, British Columbia, before starting Carpet King in 1970.
He had lived in Pacaud Township prior to moving to the Northview Nursing Home.
He was predeceased by his parents; brothers Ernie, Tommy and Lawrence, and sister Agnes McGlade.
He is survived by his wife of 23 years, Mary Kramp; sisters Josie Grant and Norma Elliot; brother Bob Woods, niece Judy Rudd, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Mr. Lalonde was a smart businessman and very generous to anyone in need. A Roman Catholic, he was also very religious. He was also fond of his cat Felix.
Funeral arrangements were by McDonald Funeral Home in Englehart, and cremation has occurred.
In memory contributions may be made to the Northview Nursing Home.