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ONTARIO - Kenora - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 19

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Date: Thursday, 26 May 2016, at 1:11 a.m.

Mary Johnston

It is with the deepest sadness that we report the passing of Mary Johnston, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She passed away peacefully on May 20, 2003 at St. Boniface General Hospital, from heart surgery complications, with her three children at her bed side. Mary was predeceased by her parents Robert and Elizabeth McIsaac, her husband George and her grandson Michael Johnston. She is survived by her son Robert, granddaughter Lori Rasmussen (Jon) and their children Evan and Aidan, grandson David (Lisa) and their children Adam, Jordan and Reagan all of Kenora, her daughter Bettie Johnston of Vancouver and her daughter Georgina Johnston (Michael Lomnicki) and grand-daughter Montana of Kenora.

Born in Clyde Bank, Scotland on August 26, 1916, Mary immigrated to Canada as a young girl with her parents to Winnipeg, MB. It is here that she attended school, worked and married. Teaming up with her husband in the hotel business, she made stops in Emo, Vermillion Bay (Bayview Hotel) and Kenora (Kenricia Hotel). In later years Mary worked at Sutcliffe Insurance Agencies, in Kenora up to her retirement.

Up to her passing, Mary lived a very active life, taking part and helping family and friends whenever called upon. She was an active member of Knox United Church and (Unit 10 of U.C.W) and enjoyed her contributions to rummage sales and seniors luncheons. In past years she was a member of the Lake of the Woods Hospital Board and Unemployment Commission. She enjoyed her monthly luncheons with her Sal Gals, her evenings with her Bridge Club or just relaxing watching baseball and curling both of which she played in earlier years. Mary loved to work in her gardens, to knit, sew and crochet and was always baking for family and others. She will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by family and friends alike.

Funeral arrangements will be handled by Brown Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, with services on Tuesday, May 27, 2003 at the Knox United Church at 2:00 p.m. Cheryl Kinney Matheson and Eric Matheson officiating. As per her wishes, her cremated remains will be placed next to her husband at Garry Memorial in Winnipeg. At the request of the family and Mary's wishes, those wanting to do so, are asked to donate to Knox United Church in lieu of flowers.

Funeral Service

2:00 p.m., Tues., May 27, 2003

Knox United Church

Lachlan Melton 'Marc' Marcino

1924 - 2003

Marc Marcino passed away peacefully at his residence in Birchwood Terrace Nursing Home on Friday May 23, 2003.

He was born in Crocus, Manitoba on January 21, 1924. He was predeceased by his wife Phyl, parents Mike and Catherine Marcino, brothers Frank, John and Steve. Marc is survived by his brother Peter and wife Shirley of Kenora, his two sons Murray (Bernice) of Cornwall, Ontario and Wayne (Debbie) of Kenora; four grandchildren Mark, Debbie and Randy of British Columbia and Allin of Dryden; two sisters-in-law Dora of Thunder Bay and Shirley of Vancouver B.C. and numerous nieces and nephews.

Marc had a love for life and boating. He was well known on the Lake of the Woods (Leisure Island). Marc loved to be around people and to tell great stories and jokes. He developed many special friendships with the "Summer Residents". Malcolm Fisher of Nebraska and Jerry Foster of Winnipeg were a couple of these special life long friends.

Marc served in the military during the Second World War. He also served as a Councillor for the Town of Kenora. Marc was a Life Member of the Kenora Lions Club and also was a Past District Governor of the Lions Clubs. He also was one of the founding directors of the Canadian Lions Foundation. He also served as President of the Kenora District Chamber of Commerce and the Northwestern Associated Chambers of Commerce. Marc was an active volunteer for a variety of events in Kenora over many years.

A Memorial service will be held at the Kenora Community Funeral Home on Wednesday May 28, 2003 at 1:00 p.m. followed by interment in Thunder Bay.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Lake of the Woods District Hospital Foundation, CT Scan Fund, 21 Sylvan Street, Kenora, Ontario P9N 3W7.

On Line Condolences may be made at kcfh@voyageur.ca

Kenora Community Funeral Home

547-6000

Memorial Service

1:00 p.m., Wed., May 28, 2003

Kenora Community funeral Home

Murray Brewster

Murray Parker Brewster passed away peacefully, after a lengthy illness, at Lake of the Woods District Hospital, Kenora on Monday May 26, 2003.

He was born in Transcona, Manitoba on April 10, 1925. He was predeceased by his parents, four siblings, and son, Tom in 1996.

Murray is survived by his wife Adelaide of Kenora, his three sons and daughter-in-laws Gregg and Edna, Dave and Mary Jane, and Allan and Rose, all from Regina, Saskatchewan and Carol from Dallas, Texas; Nine grandchildren, Michelle, Jeffrey, Jennifer, Kim, Crystal, Katherine, Patrick, John and Alexandra; and great-grandchildren Ricci, Kieren, Jane, Grace, and Cole.

Murray served in the Royal Canadian Navy in the Second World War. He returned to continue working for the Canadian National Railway, moving with his family from Transcona to Rainy River, Sioux Lookout, Melville and back to Transcona where he retired in 1985. Murray and Addie moved to Kenora in 1989. Murray was a member of the Masonic Lodge, the Shriner Khartum Temple Drum and Bugle Corps, Royal Canadian Legion, and in later years joined the New Horizons Senior Club and Club Day Away in Kenora.

Murray enjoyed spending time at their cottage on the Winnipeg River near Kenora, fishing, travelling and playing bridge with friends. Murray and Addie spent winters in Victoria and Tuscon, Arizona upon their retirement. He was an active curler and golfer and member of the Kenora Curling and Golf and Country Clubs. Murray will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by family and friends.

Upon cremation, a memorial service will be held at the Kenora Knox United Church on Thursday, May 29, 2003 at 10:30 am, followed by interment at a later date at the Transcona cemetary in Winnipeg.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Lake of the Woods District Hospital Foundation, CT Scan Fund, 21 Sylvan Street, Kenora, Ontario P9N 3W7

BROWN FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE ENTRUSTED WITH ARRANGEMENTS.

Memorial Service

10:30 am, Thurs., May 29, 2003

Knox United Church

Alice Gauthier

In loving memory of Alice Marie Chevrefils Gauthier.

Early Monday morning at the Lake of the Woods District Hospital, our cherished mother, wife, grandmother and sister passed on to a painless world. At the time of her death she was 88 years young.

Mom was born on June 1, 1914 to Victor and Marceline St. Croix in Lac du Bonnet, Manitoba. She met and married Hermas Chevrefils on October 30, 1934. Together they had 6 children. In her 88 years she raised three families. First her brothers and sisters when her mother passed away, then her own 6 children and finally her granddaughter and various children of friends. To each generation of children she brought her own special stamp of love, honesty and humour.

Hermas passed away April 7, 1977. In October 1992 Mom married Fred Gauthier who loved and cared for her until the end.

She was predeceased by 2 brothers and 1 sister. Mom is survived by her husband Fred Gauthier; children Victor (Claudette), Irene, Rene (Anita), Paul (Victoria), Maurice (Marilyn) and Leah (Fred). Grandchildren Michelle, Claudine, Nicholas, Leanda, Rosemary, Paul, Peter, Stephen, Stanley, Dean, Angel, Marcelle, Denise, Cory, Joel, Jocelyn, Richard and Paul and 32 great-grandchildren. Also surviving are siblings Leo Chagnon (Margaret), Armand Chagnon (Roma), Jeanette Alarie (Paul), Leah Sharpe (Jerry), Yvonne Bartalett and many nieces and nephews.

A Memorial Service and Mass to celebrate Mom's life will be held on Friday May 30, 2003 at 10:00 a.m. at the Notre Dame du Portage Church.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Lake of the Woods District Hospital Foundation, CT Scan, 21 Sylvan Street, Kenora, Ontario P9N 3W7.

On Line Condolences may be made at kcfh@voyageur.ca

Kenora Community Funeral Home

547-6000

Memorial Service & Mass

10:00 a.m., Fri., May 30, 2003

Notre Dame du Portage Church

Florence MacKay

Florence MacKay, a resident of Kenora, Ontario passed away at Lake of the Woods District Hospital on June 04, 2003.

A full and complete obituary to follow.

BROWN FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE ENTRUSTED WITH ARRANGEMENTS.

Doris Elizabeth Robinson

Nov. 1, 1912 - June 5, 2003

After a lengthy illness, Mom passed away at Pinecrest Home. Born in Winnipeg Manitoba. she is survived by her husband of 63 years, Jim of Kenora, her daughter Jo-Ann Pringle of Thunder Bay and her son Jim ((Sheryl) of Kenora. Also left to cherish many happy memories are grandchildren Kim (Dale) Woodbeck and children Amanda (Ian) McEachern, Amy and Dustin woodbeck. Doug and daughter Fallon. Doreen Dunbar and sons Robert, Christopher and Doug. Steven (Angie) and children Victoria and Joseph, all of Thunder Bay. Kevin, Crystal, Amber, Michelle and Ashley Robinson as well as her three special grandsons Alex, Raymond and Charlie, all of Kenora.

Mom was predeceased by her sister Jo Bellingham, brothers Frank, Reg and Ken.

Also predeceased by her son-in-law Doug Pringle, brother-in-law George Robinson and sisters-in-law Amy Parsons and Francis Robinson.

Mom enjoyed the quiet things in life, such as time spent at their cottage on Long Bow Lake, and card games with her close friends. She was a talented knitter and many babies went home from the hospital wearing one of her creations. Her church and faith were very important to her. She was a member of the Donna Club and the Rebecca's as well as the Hospital Auxiliary.

Funeral services were held Monday at 1:00 p.m. at Knox United Church. Visitation was held at the Brown Funeral Home and Cremation Centre 7:00-9:00 p.m. Sunday evening.

Pallbearers will be Ken Parsons, Steve Pringle, Doug Pringle, Kevin Robinson, Michelle Robinson and Ashley Robinson.

BROWN FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE ENTRUSTED WITH ARRANGEMENTS.

Audrey Gordon

Mrs Audrey Gordon a resident of Birchwood Terrace passed away on Saturday June 14, 2003.

Funeral arrangements are pending at the Kenora Community Funeral Home.

On Line Condolences may be made at kcfh@voyageur.ca

Kenora Community

Funeral Home

547-6000

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