It is with sadness we announce the passing of Doreen Baker March 26, 2004 in Victoria, B.C.
Loving mother of Brad (Cheryl) Letain of Calgary, her grandchildren, sister Sheila Cameron of Victoria, brother Dennis Baker of Calgary, brother Ron (Ann) of Kenora and many nieces and nephews.
Doreen was a very caring person and has made many lasting friendships from all walks of life. She will be missed.
Interment will be held in Kenora at a later date.
Evelyne Anne Hunter (nee Fahlgren)
April 12, 1920 - April 1, 2004
Peacefully at the Elisabeth Bruyere Health Centre, Ottawa, with her family by her side.
She is loved and will be missed by her children Kathie (Gordon Baker), Gordon (Carol Schroeter), and Rick (Catherine Major), her grandchildren Leigh Anne and Kristin Baker and Brooks and Tarah Hunter, her brother Doug Fahlgren and his wife Shirley.
She was predeceased by her beloved husband, Gordon Ward Hunter
(former Deputy Minister, Department of Defence Production and Supply and Services) and by her brothers Ed and Art and by sisters Edith, Eva and Elvira.
Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street, Ottawa on Monday, April 5th from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.
Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Tuesday, April 6th at
11 a.m. Reception to follow. Interment Pinecrest Cemetery.
Those wishing may make donations to the SCO Foundation (Elizabeth Bruyere Health Centre).
Arlene Mableson (nee Robertson)
It is with great sadness that the family of Arlene Mableson announce her passing at Thunder Bay Hospital on Thursday, April 1, 2004 with her family by her side.
Born in Ignace in 1920 and raised in Kenora, Arlene married Russell in 1946 and moved to Red Rock. As a youngster, Arlene enjoyed softball and was quite a sportswoman. She was an avid curler into her 60's. It was not uncommon to see Arlene and her team at bonspiels throughout Northwestern Ontario.
Arlene was well known by all and a much-loved member in the communities of Red Rock, Ignace, Kenora and Thunder Bay. While living in Red Rock, she worked at the local bank and was a life member of the Royal Canadian Legion Ladies Auxiliary.
Arlene's infectious zest for life touched everyone who knew her. The time she spent with family and friends was most precious. Her grandchildren and great grandchildren were her greatest enjoyment.
Sadly missed by Russell, husband of 58 years; children Sandra (Robert) Bergeron and Hugh (Marcia) Mableson; grandchildren Charissa (Marco) Grigio, Cheryl (Peter) Gray, Kristen (Brian) Jardine and Christopher Mableson; great grandchildren Nikko & Sarina Grigio, Alek & Cooper Gray, Natasha, Dylan & Tatum Jardine; brother Kenneth "Sugar" (Florence) Robertson; sisters-in-law Roberta, Polly & Shirley; brother-in-law Jim Mableson; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by her parents, Fannie and Peter and by siblings Muriel, George, Pete, Donald, Hugh, Murray, Gordon, and Mona.
According to Arlene's wishes, there will be no Memorial Service.
In lieu of flowers, it is Arlene's wish that donations be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
Catherine Crawford Olson
It is with sadness that the family of Catherine (Kitty) Olson announces her passing on April 5, 2004 at Pinecrest Home for the Aged.
Kitty is survived by her six daughters: Valerie and her husband Chuck Favreau of Kenora; Sheila and her husband Bob Hintz of Ignace; Pamela and her husband Robert Lovas of Kenora; Donna and her husband Ben Wiersema of Fort Frances; Mareth and her husband Dale Pediny of Kenora; and Margaret Olson of Woodstock.
Kitty is also survived by her grandchildren: Doug Hintz and his wife Kristy of Thunder Bay; Michelle Favreau of Kenora; Michael Favreau of Calgary; Leanne Favreau of Kenora; Andrew Wiersema of Winnipeg; Sean Wiersema of Fort Frances; Daelle and Gregory Pediny of Kenora; by her step grandchildren: Erica Lovas of Calgary; and Karen Lovas of Lethbridge; and by her great grandchildren: Ashley and Hope Hintz of Thunder Bay.
Kitty was predeceased by her husband Shalin in 1998, her parents John and Kathleen Douglas, her brother Duncan, and her sister Olive.
Kitty was born at Balnacraig, Scotland, on July 2, 1919 and was raised in North Shields, Northumberland, England. She was employed as a printer's apprentice in North Shields where she met and married Shalin Olson, a Canadian soldier, during World War II. Kitty came to Canada in 1946 as a war bride.
Once her daughters were all in school Kitty returned to the work force, first at Lakeside Printing and later at the "smoke shop" at Woolco's in the mall.
Kitty always considered England to be "home" but was very proud of being born a Scot.
Cremation has taken place and a Memorial Service will be held in the auditorium at Pinecrest Home for the Aged, 1220 Valley Drive, Kenora, on April 8, 2004 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Canon Catherine Giroux officiating.
Many, many thanks to Dr. Sawatsky and the wonderful nurses and staff at Pinecrest Home for the Aged for their kindness, care and loving attention to Kitty.
As expressions of sympathy, should friends so desire, donations in Kitty's memory may be made to the Pinecrest Ladies Auxiliary.
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Thursday, April 8, 2004 at 11:00 a.m.
Mary Romano (nee Zrobok)
April 1925 - March 2004
It is with great sadness and loving memories that the family of Mary Romano announce her sudden passing on March 2, 2004.
She leaves to mourn, Steve, her loving husband of 60 years. Her sons, Dr. Ken Romano (Michelle), Edmonton, AB, Bob (Peggy) Winnipeg, MB, Pat (Janet), Nanaimo, BC, Chris (Shirley), Gonor, MB; her grandchildren and great-grandchildren; her sisters, Lina (John), Doris (Jim), Eve and Jo-Ann; and many nieces and nephews.
Mary was predeceased by her brothers, Casey, Peter, Alex and sister Adeline.
Prayers were said on Sunday, March 7 at 7:00 p.m. in the Gilbart Funeral Chapel, Selkirk.
Funeral mass was held on Monday, March 8 at 10:30 a.m. in the Holy Trinity Ukrainian Catholic Church, Gonor with Fr. Bozyk officiating. Interment in the Parish Cemetery.
August 14, 1942 - March 8, 2004
It is with great sadness the family wishes to announce the passing of Evelyn Ross on March 8, 2004 after a short but courageous battle with
She leaves to mourn her mother Winnifred Olson, Keewatin; her sister Shirley (Angelo), Winnipeg; her brothers Don (Paulette) and
Garnet (Ginger) both of Keewatin; two sons from her first marriage
Roland Roen, Kenora and Ronnie Roen, Winnipeg. She will be greeted in Heaven by her daughter Barbie Roen who was tragically taken from us in an auto accident at the age of two, June 30, 1967. Evelyn also leaves to mourn two daughters from her second marriage, Mia Ross and Jacquie Ross, with two grandchildren, all of Winnipeg.
She was predeceased by her father Ben Olson, first husband Melvin Roen and her second husband Donald Ross.
Evelyn grew up and attended school in Norman, where she spent the best years of her life. She later moved to Winnipeg, Manitoba.
A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 p.m., March 12, 2004 at Thompson Funeral Home, Broadway and Sherbrooke, Winnipeg, Manitoba.
To live a life filled with sorrow and tragedy on this earth ensures an eternity of happiness and love in Heaven.
Mr. William Savoyard, a resident of Birchwood Terrace Nursing Home, passed away on March 11, 2004 at his residence.
He was born on February 20, 1922 in Ontario.
William was predeceased by his wife, Pearl, daughters Georgina, Delores and Bernadette, and son Norman. Also predeceased by father Gus and mother Edith, brothers Peter, John nd Tony, sisters Daisy and Cecilia, and many nieces and nephews.
Survived by daughters Doris, husband Leonard and their children Kelsey and Todd; Virginia, husband Louis and their children Macy (Lisa and son Nadin), Chris (Chantal and Cody), Marty, Mandy; Theresa, husband Sean and their children Roxanne, Jason and Belinda; Gus; Willie, his wife Lisa and their child Benjamin; sons Jim, his wife Kim and their children Jim Jr., Todd and Derek; Margaret and her children Robert, Michael, Colleen and Sophia; and grandchildren Stacy (children Nicholas, Desiree and Lindsay) and Rachel; Dorothy, Donny, Bernice and Bobby, and many other nieces, nephews, uncles, great grandchildren, sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law and cousins.
Wake Service to be held on Sunday, March 14, 2004 at the Norman Community Club.
Funeral Service will be held on Monday, March 15, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. at the Norman Community Club, with interment to follow at Lake of the Woods Cemetery.
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Gerald L. (Gerry) Fawcett
October 9, 1927 - March 14, 2004
At Port Ludlow, Washington Gerry passed away on March 14, 2004 at the age of 77.
He was born in Chapleau, Ontario on October 9, 1927. He attended Public School there and High School in Fort Frances and Kenora.
He was employed by the C.P.R. until moving to B.C. in 1956, then on to Seattle where he obtained his electrician's qualifications. He worked at that trade, first as a journeyman, then as an electrical contractor until his retirement.
Gerry was an enthusiastic curler, enjoying the skill of the game and the fellowship: also in the communities where he lived he worked for and encouraged the sport.
Gerry is survived by his wife Linda, sons Dennis and David, daughter Eilleen, and several grandchildren, one brother Hilliard (Eleanor) of Kenora, and cousins in southern Ontario.
He was predeceased by his parents Wilfred and Elva Fawcett, his wife Helen, and sons Gerald Jr. and Brian.
A private memorial service will be held in Port Ludlow after cremation.