Jeannette Marie Brannon
Jeannette Marie Brannon of Latchford died October 26, 2005 at the Temiskaming Hospital.
She was born October 26, 1944 in Montreal, Quebec to Ernest and Philemène Dionne and received her education at John 23rd Catholic School.
She married Lee Brannon on October 25, 1969 in the U.S.A. and then married her second spouse Rene Garreau on September 8, 2004 in North Bay.
Mrs. Brannon is survived by her son Bryan Brannon, grandson Bryan Brannon Jr. and grandson Joshua Russell.
Cremation has taken place in Rouyn, Quebec.
Marie Jeanne (Jeannie) Hamilton
Marie Jeanne (Jeannie) Hamilton died October 21, 2005 after a short illness at the Temiskaming Hospital. She was in her ninety-first year.
She was born in Trois Rivieres, Quebec, on August 16, 1915 to Mathias and Sarah Bastarache.
Educated in Earlton and in Nicolet, Quebec, she married Joseph Hamilton in Englehart in 1942.
Mrs. Hamilton was a homemaker and mother, a quiet helper to those in need. She came to New Liskeard from Virginiatown in 1971 after her husband retired.
In 1994 Mrs. Hamilton moved to Sarnia to be with her sister Laurianna who had suffered a stroke. She stayed there to care for her until Mrs. Hamilton herself had a heart attack in 2001. She then moved to her sister Joan’s in Milton and then to the Temiskaming Lodge in Haileybury. Mrs. Hamilton’s ninetieth birthday was celebrated at a family reunion and party in August 2005.
She was a member of Our Mother of Perpetual Help Parish and longtime proud member of the Catholic Women’s League of Canada.
Mrs. Hamilton was predeceased by her husband Joseph in 1973 in New Liskeard, parents Mathias and Sarah Bastarache, in-laws Bill, Evelyn, Sid and Peter.
She is survived by her daughter Catherine (Bert) Wilhelm of Arizona; sons Gerald (Mitch) Whitby and Michael of Nepean; granddaughters Kristal Wilhelm and Debbie Hamilton; grandsons Walter (Linda), Albert and Heman Wilhelm and Mathew Hamilton; great-grandchildren Anton, Albert, Daniel, Jennifer and Helman; sisters Laurianna Bastarache of Sarnia, Joan Roncato of Milton and Gerry Fournier of New Liskeard; and by many nieces and nephews.
The funeral was arranged by Perrin Funeral Chapel in New Liskeard with the service conducted at Our Mother of Perpetual Help Church on October 24 by Father John Lemire.
Pallbearers were Gus Dekkers, Dallas Rostad, Dennis Fournier, Ernest Ouimet, Daniel Estrada and Anton Estrada.
Burial is at the Catholic Cemetery in New Liskeard.
Relatives and friends attending the service from out of town came from Whitby, Milton, Toronto, North Bay, Englehart, Palgrave and the Tri-Town area.
The family thanked the Temiskaming Lodge and Dr. Hurtubise.
Roger Joseph Theriault
Roger Joseph Theriault died in Ottawa on October, 24, 2005 after suffering a sudden heart attack.
He was born in Notre Dame du Nord, Quebec, on October 21, 1936 to Leo and Mary Octavie Theriault.
He worked as a truck driver for National Grocers for 25 years and worked on the forestry crew with Ontario Hydro until his retirement.
He married his wife Gwen in New Liskeard on May 1, 1991.
Mr. Theriault loved old cars, trucks, stock car racing, playing cards, carpentry projects, anything chocolate and most of all he loved helping anyone that needed help and being with family and friends.
Mr. Theriault is survived by Gwen, Diana, Kevin, Brayden and Lauren, Jeffery, Dyanna, Shyanne and Fayth.
He was predeceased by his parents, his brother Leonard and stepbrothers Edward and John MacLaren.
The funeral was arranged by Perrin Funeral Chapel in New Liskeard and a memorial service will be conducted Friday, November 4 at 7 p.m.
Cremation was in Ottawa.
Relatives and friends from out of town attending the service are from Ottawa, London, Aurora, Sault Ste. Marie and Sarnia.
Ethel gone to rest with husband Arnold
Ethel Marguerite Edwards
On October 25, 2005 Ethel Marguerite Edwards of Dack Township died at the Englehart and District Hospital. She had been ill for five months.
She was born at the Victoria Hospital in London, Ontario on November 11, 1917 to Frances Ellen and Fred Samual Charlton.
Educated in Dack and Charlton, she married Arnold Edwards in Englehart on January 24, 1934.
Mrs. Edwards always took an active interest in her community. She was a club leader for many years in the 4-H Clubs. She spent many years as an active member of the Willing Workers and only slowed down the past year due to her health. She was an active member of the Rebekah Lodge and Past Nobel Grand. Many years along with her husband Arnold were spent in the Agriculture and Horticulture Societies as workers, showing, judging, and teaching. She represented the Ladies Division at the Local and the District Level for Ontario.
Mrs. Edwards was keen on anything she put her mind to — from knitting, embroidering, needlepoint, to dress design, making quilts, as well as making many of the flower arrangements for neighbours and family weddings. Throughout many years, she kept a running diary of the weather and precipitation for the federal government.
Mrs. Edwards is survived by her sons Douglas (Norma), Gordon (Pauline) and daughter Sandra Edwards (Sonny Armitage); 10 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her parents Frances Ellen and Fred Samual Charlton, her husband Arnold after 65 years of marriage, sister Myrtle and brother Cecil.
The funeral was arranged by McDonald Funeral Home in Englehart with the service conducted at Good Shepherd Congregational Christian Church on October 28 by Reverend Linda J. Martin.
Pallbearers were grandsons David Edwards, Judd Hards and Neall Hards, great-grandsons Corey Houle, Darren Edwards and Leaman Rodgers.
Burial is at the Englehart Cemetery.
Relatives and friends attending the service from out of town came from Toronto, Barrie, Ottawa, Port Perry and North Bay.
In memory contributions to the Englehart Hospital Tree of Lights or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.
Peter James Murray
After a courageous battle with cancer, former Cobalt resident Peter James Murray died with his family at his side on October 26, 2005 at the Plummer Hospital in Sault Ste. Marie. He was in his fifty-fifth year.
Mr. Murray is survived by his loving wife of 24 years, Jocelyne; children Chantal and Patrick; sister Deborah Murray (Robert); brothers- and sisters-in-law Marlin Shrigley (Ron), John Lytle (Marlene), Colleen Shelswell, Sandra Shrigley (Don) and Norman Lytle (Kathy) all of Sudbury; special aunt Peggy Shushkewich and cousins Don (Lynn) and Randy (Joanne); his long time friends Joan and Jim Ryan; and he will be missed by his canine companion Maxine.
Predeceased by his parents Peter and Sophie.
The funeral mass was held from St. Gerard Majella Catholic Church on October 31, Reverend George LaPierre officiated.
Entombment is at Holy Sepulchre Columbarium.
Memorial contributions to the Group Health Centre Trust Fund or ARCH would be appreciate by the family.
Carol Dudgeon of Kanata, who had been confined to a wheelchair for the past 17 years, died October 8, 2005 in Kanata.
She was born in Englehart to Elsie and Roy Knight and worked as an RNA and a real estate agent. She loved to do crafts and read in her spare time.
Mrs. Dudgeon is survived by her son Clifford; daughter Angela Hart; mother Elsie Knight; grandchildren Connor, Shelby and R.J.; sisters Margaret (Ron Thisdelle) and Barbara.
She was predeceased by her father Roy, brother Jack and brother-in-law Jack Hutcheon.
The funeral was arranged by the Kelly Funeral Home with the service conducted in Kanata on October 13.
Pallbearers were Paul and Maurice Thisdelle, John Knight, Brian Hutcheon and friends.
Relatives and friends from out of town came from Sudbury, Bradford and other parts of Ontario.
After a battle with cancer, Barry Miller of New Liskeard died October 23, 2005 at the Temiskaming Hospital, surrounded by his family.
He was born in York, England on February 20, 1945 to Audrey and Clare Miller. He married Louise Laffin on June 10, 1967.
Mr. Miller managed the family farm (Millercrest) near Thornloe until 1993 whereupon he sold the farm. He moved to New Liskeard and worked as a transport driver, travelling throughout Canada and the United States until he became ill.
Mr. Miller loved his family, gardening, people, driving and socializing.
He is survived by his wife Louise; sons David and Kevin; daughter Jill (Matt); mother Audrey; sisters Edith (John) and Beth (Murray).
He was predeceased by his father Thomas Clare Miller.
The funeral was arranged by Perrin Funeral Chapel in New Liskeard with the heart-filled service conducted by Reverend Kitty Miller at St. Andrew’s United Church in Haileybury on October 26. The eulogy was written and delivered by his daughter Jill with readings by his sister Beth and his niece Angeline. A song was sung by Ryan Peters.
Pallbearers were sons David and Kevin, cousin Byron, brother-in-law Pete and friends Mal and Jeff.
Cremation has taken place with burial at the Thornloe Cemetery on October 29.
Relatives and friends attending the service from out of town came from Toronto, Ottawa, London, Markdale and North Bay.