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ONTARIO - Kenora - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 41

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Date: Thursday, 26 May 2016, at 1:38 a.m.

Lawrence Augustine Roach

After a courageous battle with cancer, Lawrence Roach passed away peacefully at the Lake of the Woods District Hospital on December 15, 2003, at the age of 72 years.

Lawrence was born January 24, 1931 in Detroit, Michigan and was raised in Kenora, Ontario.

He was predeceased by his parents Maurice and LaVirgia Roach, sister Dolma (Dolly) Lorincz, brother Pat Roach, sister Eleanor Jacobson and husband Walter Jacobson, and granddaughter Aydan Roach.

He will be lovingly remembered by his wife Agnes Roach, daughter Shannon (Dinis) Rodrigues, sons Richard Roach (Elaine Chadney), Robert (Susan) Roach, grandchildren Sean, Danielle & Joey, Joshua, Scott, Lucas, Morgan & Rhyan, sister Maureen (Bob) Preskey, sister Ruth (Russ) Mummery, brother Dan (Paulette) Roach and brother-in-law Ralph Lorincz.

He was a devoted husband and a proud father of three. He was an avid outdoorsman and a veteran of the Korean War.

Lawrence was a quiet, gentle, caring man who always put others first. He was known as a dedicated and hard worker who had a variety of jobs and retired after a long service with Excel Coach Lines in Kenora, Ontario.

He will be missed deeply by all who knew him and will be in our hearts forever.

Funeral Service will be held at Brown Funeral Home & Cremation Centre on December 19, 2003 at 10:00 a.m. with Father Al Campeau officiating.



Funeral Service

December 19/03 at 10 a.m.

Brown Funeral Home & Cremation Centre

William Fife

February 14, 1930 - December 18, 2003

Bill passed away peacefully December 18, 2003 with his family at his side, following a brief battle with cancer. Born in Miami, Manitoba on February 14, 1930, the eldest of four children of William Harold Fife and Margaret Hazel Adams.

On April 17, 1954, Bill married Alma Joan McConnell of Norwood, Ontario. Predeceased by his father (1975), his sister, Leonore (1985), and his mother (1992). Survived by his wife of 49 years, Joan and his brothers, Barry of Kenora and Clare (Adeline) of Saskatoon.

Lovingly missed by his 5 children and 8 grandchildren: David (Ruth Ann) of Ottawa; Susan (Gary) McNally of Dryden (David, Scott and Kristin); Harold (Martha) of Oakville (Megan and Hilary); Janet (Ian) McCormack of Thunder Bay (Gillian and Graeme); and Richard (Diana) of Oakville (Matthew).

Following employment with the Bank of Nova Scotia and Canadian Pacific Railway, Bill worked at Fife Hardware Ltd. from 1957 to 2003 &endash; until 1969 as one of its employees and since then as its manager and its most knowledgeable staff member. Beginning in 1969, each of his children also worked at the store for countless summers. The business was sold in September 2003.

The family is very appreciative of all the support and assistance that was so generously given by friends and neighbours, and the care and

compassion given by both Dr. Roger Saadia and staff on GD3 of Health Sciences Centre, Winnipeg, and Dr. Jim Beveridge and staff of the Palliative Care Unit at the Lake of the Woods District Hospital, Kenora.

At Bill's request and in accordance with the wishes of his family, there will be no service - only immediate cremation. Interment will follow at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the Lake of the Woods District Hospital would be most appreciated.

Brown Funeral Home & Cremation Centre entrusted with arrangements.

Peter Hoshwa

Funeral Mass

Tuesday, December 23, 2003 at 10:00 a.m.

St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church

Peter Hoshwa passed away peacefully December 21, 2003 after a brief illness.

He is survived by his son Dan and granddaughters Anna and Tessa of Calgary; daughter Nadine (Bob Reid) and granddaughters Katerina and Faith of Kenora; brother Ben (Kay) Brykalo of Winnipeg; sisters-in-law Jo-Ann Zrobok of Kenora, Eva Fleurie of Fort Frances, Lina (John) Rankin and Theodora (Jim) Isaac of Winnipeg, and Mary (Steve) Romano of Gonor; special niece Karen (Blake) Stockham and children Caleb, Nicole and Jared of Kenora and many other nieces and nephews; sisters-in-law Bertha Zrobok and Lois Hoshwa of Kenora. He will also be missed by his faithful canine companion, Hailey.

Peter was predeceased by his wife Adeline, his parents Maria and Dmytro Hoshwa and in-laws Sennie and Theodore Zrobok, brothers John and Nicholas and infant son Joseph David.

Peter was born July 19, 1929 in Kenora, Ontario. He married Adeline Zrobok November 22, 1952 and together they shared 50 years of marriage.

Peter was a proud railroader, being employed by the CPR for 41 years. He was involved with the United Transportation Union in Kenora serving as legislative representative and union chairman for many years. He was an active member of the Town Band in the 1970's. He was also a member of the St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus.

Peter was known as a great storyteller and was everybody's favourite uncle. He took his children and nieces and nephews on many adventure at the camp on Black Sturgeon Lake. His children and grandchildren were his pride and joy and he was always very proud of them.

Prayers will be held at 7:00 p.m. Monday, December 22, 2003 and the Funeral Mass at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, December 23, 2003 at the St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church with the Very Reverend Canon Father Daren Gallivan officiating. Interment at the Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Lake of the Woods Picture of Health CT Scanner Campaign would be appreciated.



Florence Emma Horseman

January 10, 1914 - December 17, 2003

Florence Horseman passed away on Wednesday, December 17, 2003 at the Grace Hospital.

She was born on January 10, 1914 in Birmingham, England.

She was predeceased by her husband of 61 years, William Giles Horseman.

Florence is survived by her sons Philip (Linda) Horseman of Ajax, ON and William (Sheila) Horseman of Kenora, ON; granddaughters Laura and Janet Horseman of Ajax, ON; grandsons Derek Horseman of Brockville, ON and Ian Horseman of Kenora, ON.

At Florence's request, cremation has taken place and a private family service will be held in Ajax, Ontario.

Arangements entrusted to:




Dearl Eli Labelle

Memorial Service

Tuesday, December 23, 2003 at 11:00 a.m.

Kenora Community Funeral Home

Mr. Dearl Eli Labelle age 72 years passed away at the Lake of the Woods District Hospital on Friday, December 19, 2003.

Dearl was born in Emo, Ontario and at a young age moved with his family to the Township of Dance. He left home at 15 and began a varied career life working in the Minnow business, guiding and carpentry around Sioux Narrows. Later he settled in Kenora continuing to do carpentry and in 1956 he married Doreen. He began logging for Mando in the Kenora area and in the 70Ôs he changed careers becoming a utility welder for various pipeline companies. When pipeline work was slow he enjoyed working for R & W Timber Ltd and Skookum Bay Logging.

Dearl retired in 1994 to enjoy outdoor activities and travelling with his family.

Surviving are his wife Violet; sons Frank (Darlene) of Ear Falls and

Dearl Jr. ; daughters Maxine Medland (Kevin) of Kenora, Sandie Doner (Ken) of Niagara Falls and Jacqueline Tew (Brent) of Kenora; the mother of his children Doreen Roulston Kingsley; his step-son Dean Munroe of Toronto.

Also surviving are his grandchildren Nicole Medland (Regan Nesbitt) of Prince George, Adam Medland of Kenora, Clayton and Chelsea Doner of Niagara Falls, Chantal, Skead (Chris) of Kenora, Jason Tew of Vancouver, Jeff and Angela Doner of Kenora and Brett Munroe of Stayner; great-grandchildren Caidenle Skead, Jessica Doner and Kylie Reese Nesbitt; brother-in-law Bill Zawalnuk of Lively; sisters- in- law Lois LaBelle and family of Emo, Rocklin (Cheryl) and family of Fort Frances, Conrad (Wanda) and family of Barwick, Kevin and family of Barwick and Shelley Forsyth and family of Vernon B.C. and his extended family the Roulston brothers and sisters, nieces and nephews.

Dearl was predeceased by his parents Frank and Hazel, his sister Maxine, brother Doug, step-son Cory Munroe and Lorne and Alvin Roulston.

Memorial Services for Dearl LaBelle will be held on Tuesday,

December 23, 2003 at the Kenora Community Funeral Home at 11:00 a.m.

As expressions of sympathy, donations to the C.T. Scanner Fund , 21 Sylvan Street, Kenora, would be appreciated.

On Line Condolences may be made at

Kenora Community Funeral Home


Irene Turcotte

Irene Marie Turcotte, a resident of Rainy Crest Home for the Aged, passed away December 21, 2003 at

La Verendrye Hospital in Fort Frances, Ontario.

She was predeceased by her husband Henry, parents Donat & Helene, her brothers Art, Andre & Leon, and her sisters Alma, Rose Aime, Therese, Louise & Jeanine.

She is survived by her son Sylvio (Hazel), her brothers Matt and Paul, as well as her sisters Annette and Olive, her grandchildren Jordan, Sandra, Darren and David, great grandchildren Krista, Derek, Riley, Randy, Cole and Taylor. As well as many cousins, nieces and nephews.

Irene was an avid artist, as well as owner/operator of Star Taxi Service.

Prayers were held Sunday, December 28, 2003 at Notre Dame Roman Catholic Church at 7:00 p.m.

Funeral Service was held on Monday, December 29, 2003 at 10:00 a.m. at Notre Dame Roman Catholic Church with Father Alan Campeau officiating. Interment was held at the Lake of the Woods Cemetery following the Service.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation in her memory.


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