Louis George Hearn
Louis George Hearn died October 11, 2005 at the Temiskaming Hospital, at the age of 77, after a lengthy illness.
He was born in Harley Township, New Liskeard, on October 28, 1927 to William and Rose-Grace Hearn.
Mr. Hearn worked in the mine in Kirkland Lake for six years, and he worked as a correctional officer at the Haileybury Jail for 30 years.
He is survived by his children Terry (Shirley) of Mississauga, Larry (Doreen) of New Liskeard, Joyce (Alvin) Peddie of Wahnapitae; 11 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren; brothers John, Joseph and Wilfred; sisters Marie, Marjorie, Margaret, Delma, Thelma and Eva.
The funeral was arranged by Perrin Funeral Chapel.
Mr. Hearn was predeceased by his wife Nancy, sons Joseph and Wayne, sister Shirley, brothers James and Francis.
The family thanked the doctors and nurses at the Temiskaming Hospital for their excellent care with a special thank you to Dr. McDermott and Dr. Rahn.
Daniel John Ryan
On October 19, 2005 Daniel John Ryan of Englehart died as the result of a truck accident at Butler Lake.
He was born in Englehart on June 30, 1978 to Carolyn and Kevin Ryan.
Educated at Charlton/Savard Public and Englehart High School, he worked as a refractory bricklayer — Sudbury Local 28. He was also a member of the Lions Club.
Mr. Ryan was known as the best daddy and husband, an amazing tradesman, a wonderful son and brother — he definitely was a hell of a guy.
Mr. Ryan is survived by his wife Khrissy; daughters Dannee and Jenna; mother Carolyn; brothers Justin (Maeghan) and Travis; sisters- and brothers-in-law, his mother-in-law, many aunts, uncles, cousins, nephews and nieces.
He was predeceased by his father Kevin Ryan.
The funeral was arranged by McDonald Funeral Home in Englehart with the service conducted at the Community Hall on October 23 by Reverend Linda Martin.
Pallbearers were Jeff Bond, Gino Duguay, Ivan Seguin, Jeff Oda, David McLean and George McCallum. The Honour Guard was made up of Sudbury Local 28 bricklayers.
Relatives and friends attending the service from out of town came from New Liskeard, Temagami, North Bay, Sudbury, Lively, Cobourg, Toronto, Sarnia, Kirkland Lake, Timmins and Larder Lake.
In memory contributions may be made to a trust fund for his daughters Dannee and Jenna Ryan.
Kerns Township resident Norman Little died peacefully in his sleep at his home on October 16, 2005.
He was born in Parry Sound on October 6, 1953 to Elta (Sparling) and Alex Little.
Educated at Kerns Public School and New Liskeard Secondary School, he worked as a mason for Helmer Pedersen. On May 20, 1972 he married Vicki Willard in New Liskeard.
Mr. Little was proud of his Scottish heritage and enjoyed gardening, his family and baking pies.
Mr. Little is survived by his wife Vicki; sons Nick (Dena), Devin (Ashlyn) and Kyle (Carrie); and mother Elta Little (Sparling).
He was predeceased by his father Alex Little.
The funeral was arranged by Perrin Funeral Chapel in New Liskeard where the service was conducted by Reverend Kitty Miller on October 18.
Cremation has taken place with burial to follow at Rose Grove Cemetery in Kenabeek.
Relatives and friends attending the service from out of town came from Parry Sound, North Bay and St. Catharines.
Ronald Arthur Gilson
On October 14, 2005 Ronald Arthur Gilson died peacefully at the Temiskaming Hospital at the age of 60.
Mr. Gilson is survived by his beloved wife of 42 years, Shirley Gilson (nee Browne); children Susan Gilson of Innisfil, Robert (Sylvia) of Redbridge; brothers Ernie and Richard; grandchildren Robbie, Mariah, David, Kaitlyn, Richard, Amanda and Steven Gilson, Kayla and Shannon Vaillancourt and Jennifer Irwin; many nieces, nephews and his many friends in the area.
He was predeceased by his parents Millage (Bud) Gilson and Lucy Rose (Gilson) McNaught, sons Ronald Richard and Allen Brian.
Mr. Gilson was actively involved in the mining exploration business for many years and loved to be out in the field prospecting and staking claims until his health problems prevented him from doing so. He loved hunting and fishing and enjoyed playing the guitar and having a sing song. Mr. Gilson was a very generous person and he touched many people’s hearts and will be sorely missed by the mining community.
There will be a celebration of his life at his home at 12 Martin Drive in Cobalt at 2 p.m. on October 22 for friends and family.
The family would appreciate that any donations be made to the Temiskaming Hospital CAT Scan Foundation in Mr. Gilson’s memory.
His ashes will be buried at the Silverland Cemetery with his sons.
The family thanked Dr. Sears, the ICU staff and the palliative care nurse at the Temiskaming Hospital for their excellent care and compassion during Mr. Gilson’s hospital stay.
Jessie Isabella (Johnston) Paddon
Jessie Isabella Paddon died suddenly at the Temiskaming Hospital on October 5, 2005 after a short stay. She had been living at Northdale Manor where she graciously battled Alzheimer’s disease for six years.
She was born October 24, 1922 in Haileybury to Minerva and Charlie Johnston. She was educated in New Liskeard, then married Charles William Henry (Bill) Paddon on July 1, 1943 at St. John’s Anglican Church.
After raising her four children, Mrs. Paddon worked for Northern Telephone for over 20 years. She enjoyed, and was an active member of, St. John’s Anglican Church. She loved life and the outdoors. With family and friends around her, she was the happiest.
Mrs. Paddon is survived by her daughter Carol-Anne (husband Don Karp) of Kingston, granddaughters Stacey (Doran) of Kingston, Stephanie (husband Charles Pick) and great-granddaughter Avery Pick of Montreal; son Jim (wife Lorraine) and grandsons Brandon, Derek, Jordan and Andrew, all of North Bay; daughter Nancy (husband Bob Cote) and grandchildren Robert (wife Stephanie) and great-granddaughter Hailey, granddaughter Melissa (Wade) all of Cobalt; son Bill (wife Lucille) and grandchildren Eric (Karen), Emily and Alex, all of Ajax; sisters Helen Stanton of North Bay, Elsie Scott of New Liskeard; sister-in-law Phylis Shields of New Liskeard.
She was predeceased by her husband Bill, parents Minerva and Charles Johnston and stepbrother Walter Shields.
The funeral was arranged by Perrin Funeral Chapel with the service conducted by the Reverend Linda White of St. John’s Anglican Church on October 7.
God-daughter Crystal Ann Lehtimaki played the flute during the service.
Cremation followed and interment will be next summer at the New Liskeard Cemetery.
Pallbearers were grandsons Robert Cote, Eric Paddon, Brandon Paddon, Alex Paddon, Derek Paddon and Jordan Paddon.
Friends and relatives from out of town attending the service came from Kirkland lake, Earlton, the Tri-Towns, North Bay, Ajax and Kingston.
La Maison Funéraire Robert et fils de Notre-Dame-du-Nord vous informe du décès de Mme Anita Bélanger épouse de feu Jérôme Rivard de Notre-Dame-du-Nord. Elle est décédée le 4 octobre dernier à l’âge de 93 ans.
Mme Anita Bélanger est partie rejoindre ses deux fils Gérald et Michel et laisse dans le deuil ses autres enfants: Rhéa de Chelmsford, Guy conjoint de Monique Verrier de Judge, Noël de Fassett, Sylvain conjoint de Jeanine Laliberté de Sarnia, Lauraine de Gatineau, Céline conjointe de François Lefebvre de Bowman, Jacinthe conjointe de Clément Bernier d’Amos, Ghislaine de Rouyn-Noranda et Daniel de Fabre. Elle laisse également ses frères et soeurs: Aurore, Desneiges, Luc et Paul-André conjoint de Claire Denis; 29 petits-enfants; 43 arrière-petits-enfants; une brue Monique Darveau de Mc Watters ainsi que plusieurs neveux et nièces, parents et amis.
Les funérailles ont eu lieu le 7 octobre dernier à l’Église St-Joseph de Notre-Dame-du-Nord.