Lillian Savoie died suddenly at the Temiskaming Hospital on January 1, 2006. She was 73.
Mrs. Savoie was predeceased by her husband Emile Savoie.
She is survived by her loving children Claude (and Donna) Savoie, Pauline Savoie (and Dennis Ball) and Ronald Savoie (and Karen Noble); grandchildren Richard, Ryan, Lynn, Natalie, Stephan and Kaela; and her siblings Gerard, Donald, Roland, Emile, Rose, Evelyn, Geraldine and Elizabeth.
The funeral was arranged by Buffam Léveillé Funeral Home with the funeral mass celebrated at Holy Cross Catholic Church on January 3. Father Germain Turcotte officiated.
Milford “Forde” Edwards
On December 12, 2005 Milford “Forde” Edwards died at the Temiskaming Hospital, with his wife at his side.
He was born in Hilliard Township on January 21, 1917, the youngest child of Milford and Sadie Edwards.
Mr. Edwards worked as a mechanic at H.L. Bowes Garage in Englehart until his retirement. He lived on the family farm in Hilliard Township until failing eyesight required a move to New Liskeard in 1997 where he resided until his death.
Mr. Edwards is survived by his wife of 59 years, Agnes; sons Terrance “Terry” (wife Cheryl) of Thorold, and Neil (wife Lucille) of Thornloe; nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; sister Grace Johnston; as well as many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his mother and father, brother Chester, infant sister Dorthy, two grandchildren and his brother-in-law Norman Johnston.
The funeral was arranged by Perrin Funeral Chapel in New Liskeard with the service conducted December 15 at Bethel Gospel Chapel in New Liskeard by Joe Reese.
Pallbearers were Mike Drenth, Eric Edwards, Todd Edwards, Ryan Edwards, Richard Edwards and Robert Edwards.
Interment is at the New Liskeard Cemetery in the spring.
Donations to the CAT Scan Foundation, the Family Bible Hour or a charity of choice will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
Evelyn McAnaul, surrounded by her loving family, died at the Temiskaming Hospital on December 29, 2005 at the age of 89.
Born March 1, 1916 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan to Joseph and Elizabeth Coe, Mrs. McAnaul spent most of her life in North Cobalt and was a retired cook from the former Haileybury Hospital and Temiskaming Hospital.
She enjoyed knitting, playing cards and bingo. She will be remembered as a wonderful mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
Mrs. McAnaul was predeceased by her husband Edward McAnaul, her brothers and sisters and her friend Percy Stoughton.
She is survived by her loving son Garry (and his wife Mariette) McAnaul of North Cobalt; her grandchildren Glen (and Wendy) McAnaul and Tammy (and Kelly) Bunclark; her great-granddaughter Haylie McAnaul; her brother Gilbert Coe; and sisters-in-law Christina Coe and Josephine McAnaul.
The funeral service was held at the Salvation Army Church in New Liskeard on January 3. Captains Nelson and Deris Fillier officiated.
Spring interment will take place at Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Haileybury.
Memorial contributions to the Temiskaming Hospital CAT Scan Foundation will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
Joan Wincikaby of Matachewan died suddenly in Elk Lake on December 28, 2005 at the age of 63.
Ms. Wincikaby was predeceased by her parents George and Evelyn Wincikaby and her son Jeff Wincikaby.
She is survived by her loving husband Gaston Boudreault; her children Gail Wincikaby of Matachewan, Juliette (and John) Willard of Kirkland Lake, Gloria Wincikaby (and Gary Schram) of Kirkland Lake, Richard (and Linda) Wincikaby of Charlton, Ruby Wincikaby (and Darrell Schram) of Matachewan, Rodney (and Edwina) Wincikaby of Matachewan First Nation; 15 grandchildren; and her brother-in-law and sister-in-law Roger (and Joyce) Boudreault of Matachewan.
The funeral service was held at the Matachewan Community Centre on January 2 with Lionel Venne officiating.
Memorial contributions to the Diabetes Association will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
The funeral was arranged by Buffam Léveillé Funeral Home of Haileybury.
Muriel (McCurdy) Toye died quietly in North Bay on December 28, 2005. She was 84.
She was predeceased by her husband Clayden Toye, stepson Ken and sister Dorothy Halliday of Toronto.
She is survived by her children Mary of North Bay and Ken of Englehart; sister Marjorie Soroka of North Bay; and grandchildren Matthew and Christine.
The funeral was arranged by the Martyn Funeral Home in North Bay where the service was conducted December 31.
Spring interment will be held at the Englehart Cemetery.
The family thanked the nursing staff of the North Bay General Hospital, 3 East and West, Scollard Site and the Rehab Unit, McLaren Site. Thanks also to the nursing staff of the Sudbury Regional Hospital, Neurology Unit, St. Joseph’s Health Centre.
After a lengthy illness, Leonard Taylor died December 19, 2005 in London, Ontario.
Mr. Taylor, who was born in 1955 in New Liskeard where he was also raised, is survived by his mother Joyce, brothers Don and Kirk and sisters Vicki and Debbie.
He was predeceased by his father Don Taylor and brother Michael.
A memorial service has taken place.
Heather Jo-Anne (Lulu) White
Heather White died suddenly as the result of an automobile accident on Thursday, December 22, 2005. She was in her 50th year.
Mrs. White (James Moore) of New Liskeard, formerly of Powassan, was the loving mother of Danna White of North Bay, Dwayne White (Tammy) of Powassan and Fred White (Charmaine) of Powassan.
She was the proud grandmother of Jaret, Dustin, Evan, Brandon, Tinaya and Madison. Heather was the beloved daughter of Marina (Christo) and Gary Haffner of Cambridge and the dear sister of Noella Smith (the late Wayne “Turk”) of Bass Lake, Joe Brazeau (Lee-Ann) of Brampton and Laureen Jones of Mattawa.
Visitors may call at the Paul Funeral Home in Powassan on Thursday from 2:00 to 4:00 & 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
The funeral service will be conducted in the funeral home at 11:00 a.m. Friday in the Paul Funeral Home Chapel.
If desired, In Memoriam donations may be made to a charity of your choice.
For further information, to make a donation or to request a Memory Card, please call the Paul Funeral Home in Powassan (705-724-2024).
Wayne Douglas Smith “Turk”
The death occurred as a result of a motor vehicle accident of Mr. Wayne Douglas Smith “Turk” of Bass Lake on December 22, 2005 at the age of 54 years.
Wayne is predeceased by his mother Helen Smith. He is survived by his loving wife Noella Smith (nee Christo) “My Bride”; and children: Jennifer (and Robert) Cook, Michael (and Lisa) Smith; and grandchildren: Lander, Orion, Bailey, and Hannah. Also left to mourn are his siblings: Bryan (and Linda) Smith, Sharon (and Gary) McKinnon; and nephews: Bradley and Derek Smith.
The Smith Family will receive friends at the Buffam Leveille Funeral Home, Haileybury, Wednesday December 28 from 7 to 9 p.m. The funeral service will be held at St. Paul’s Anglican Church-Haileybury, Thursday, December 29 at 11:00 a.m.
Reverend Linda and Richard White officiating. Memorial contributions to the Heart and Stroke Foundation will be gratefully acknowledged.
Philip Marko Chenetz
On December 9, 2005 Philip Marko Chenetz of RR#1 Belle Vallee died quickly and peacefully in his sleep at the Temiskaming Hospital.
He was born in Cobalt to Agatha and Marko Chenetz on September 13, 1921. He moved to Brethour Township where he lived on the homestead for 80 years.
A farmer, he shipped cream to the Belle Vallee Creamery. His chestnut coloured Belgians were his babies and together they won plowing match trophies.
Mr. Chenetz was a member of the Brethour Friendship Club, the Pentecostal Church, the Blanche River Sod Busters and the Hilliardton Golden Age Club.
Mr. Chenetz is survived by his wife Evelyn (Beach) whom he married at St. Andrew’s Church on May 22, 1954; son Andy Chenetz and daughter Lisa Chenetz.
He was predeceased by his parents and all of his brothers and sisters.
The funeral was arranged by Perrin Funeral Chapel in New Liskeard where the service was conducted by Pastor Dan Thompson on December 12.
Pallbearers were Ken Walker, Jesse Levere, David Chenetz, Walter Chenetz, Larry Chenetz and Bill Charters.
Burial is at the Brethour Township Cemetery in the spring.
Relatives and friends attending the funeral from out of town came from Windsor, Barrie, Timmins, Peterborough, Chelmsford, Redbridge and Rutherglen.
Charitable donations to the MS Society would be appreciated by the family.