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ONTARIO - Various - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 339

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Cecile (Nee Duchene) Koleszar

KOLESZAR, Cecile (Nee Duchene) - 1933-2006, The family announces with sorrow her peaceful death at the Timmins & District Hospital on Friday, October 13, 2006 after a series of serious illnesses at the age of 72 years. Beloved wife of George Koleszar and mother of Laurier “Larry” Bourgeois (wife Annie), Marc Bourgeois, Bryan Bourgeois (wife Wendy), Collin Bourgeois (wife Anita) and Penny-Kim Cossette (husband Yvon). Loving grandmother of 9 grandchildren; Stephanie Dunn (husband Robert Jr.), Christian Bourgeois, Martin Bourgeois, Nadine Bourgeois, Shawn Bourgeois, Matthew Bourgeois, Bryce Bourgeois, Patrick Cossette, Steve Cossette, Amanda Gray, Mitchell Gray (wife Marie) as well as 6 great grandchildren Liam and Mallory Dunn and Dawson, Xexilia, Zekiah and Drayven Gray. Dear sister of (Desneiges Epp (husband John), Emma Laforge, Theresa Gardner (husband Fred), Henry (wife Phyllis), Leo (wife Jeannette) Emile (wife Jane), Philibert (wife Louise), Edgar (wife Priscilla), Edmond (wife Sue) as well as a brother-in-law Ray Poirier and 2 sisters-in-law Ruby Duchaine and Elsie Johnston. Predeceased by her parents Josephat Duchesne & Eleanora Gauvreau, her former husband Edmond Bourgeois, her brothers Eugene, Nelson and Jerry and her sisters Leona and Ruby. Cecile was a proud member FFCS formally of St. Sauveur Parish and the CWL of the former Nativity Parish. She worked as a waitress at various restaurants in Timmins and her outgoing, friendly and caring personality will be remembered by many. She was a loving wife and companion and a caring mother to her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Thanks to Dr. Paquette and nurses in Medical 2 for the compassionate care given to her in her last days. Thanks also to Bayshore for the home visits by Tracy Funk and to the Red Cross for homecare, especially homemakers Kathy Weir, Linda Berthiaume and Priscilla St. Jacques. They were a godsend. Special thanks also to her very dear friends; Paulette Coté, Françoise Perras and Rene Bastien who shared their friendship with her daily through her ordeal during the last 5 years. Funeral mass will be held on Tuesday, October 17, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. from St. Anthony's of Padoua Cathedral. Interment at Timmins Memorial Cemetery. Remembrance donations to the Timmins & District Hospital Foundation or a Charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated. The family will receive friends Monday, October 16, 2006 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at the MIRON-WILSON FUNERAL HOME, 150 Balsam St. S., Timmins, Ontario (705) 264-4444. To make online condolences or to make a donation, please visit The staff of the Théoret-Bourgeois Funeral Home sadly acknowledge the death of Cecile Koleszar 1933-2006

Denni Jensen

JENSEN, Denni - Passed away suddenly and peacefully on Saturday, October 14, 2006. Denni Jensen of Innisfil/Barrie, Beloved son of Inga and Kaj Jensen of Barrie. Survived by daughter Denise (Wade) Morris and grandchildren Rachel and Ryan. He will also be remembered by brothers, Tom, Steve, Jan, and sister Susan, plus many nieces and nephews. His wishes for no funeral visitation will be honored by the family. A private inurnment service will take place on Thursday, Oct. 19 at 2:30 pm. Friends and relatives wishing to donate may do so to the Barrie branch of the SPCA, 95 Patterson Road, Barrie through MARSHALL W. DRIVER CREMATION & BURIAL SERVICE, 19 Ross St., Barrie L4N 1E8 (705-734-7616).

Betsy Murray Lacey

LACEY, Betsy Murray - Passed away peacefully with her family by her side at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Barrie on October 16, 2006. Betsy (Herd) Lacey in her 89th year was the beloved wife of 62 years to Roy Alvin Lacey of Barrie. Dear mother and sadly missed by her children Roger (Ann) Lacey of Collingwood, Randolph (Mona) Lacey of Angus, Susann (Lawrence) Lyons of Barrie, Linda (Eugene) Harasevich of Barrie. Cherish Grandmother of 11 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. Beloved Aunt of Bill (Patricia) Murphy of Toronto. Special thank-you to the nursing staff of 3 North B and 4 South C and to Doctors G. Kruzyk and Dr. Irwin. Bless you all. Private family service to be held. In lieu of flowers, donations to a charity of your choice would be appreciated. To send condolences, please send to PEACEFUL TRANSITION INC. 11-250 Bayview Drive Barrie, ON L4N4Y8.

Muriel Catherine McArthur

MCARTHUR, Muriel Catherine McArthur Wing Commander (retired) - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family on October 14, 2006 at Royal Victoria Hospital, Barrie, Ontario. Born in Oro Station on August 31, 1913 to Fanny Kirkpatrick and Alex McArthur. Sister to the late Myra Isabel McArthur and Florence Cavell Campbell (G. Robert Campbell). Beloved aunt to Myrna Juneau, Sandra St. Onge (Murray), Gary Campbell (Jennifer), Wayne Campbell (Norine Cooper). Cherished great aunt to Murray Juneau, Dean Juneau (Nicky), Christopher Juneau (Courtney), Matthew Campbell (Angie Green), Julie St. Onge, Mark St. Onge. Lovingly remembered by nine great -great nieces and nephews. Sadly missed by her many, many dear friends across Canada, who knew her as Mac. Muriel's nursing career began in 1937, when she entered the School of Nursing at The Toronto General Hospital, where she was employed until joining the the RCAF in 1941. Her Air Force Service career took her to Europe twice- to England during the Second World War and to Metz, France where she was the matron of the RCAF's NATO Air Division from September 1954 to September 1957. She was matron of RCAF hospitals at Goose Bay, Nfld, and Rockcliffe, Ontario from 1957 to 1959. In 1958, she became an honourary nursing sister to the queen and was re- appointed for a second term in 1959 where she was presented to Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip at Government House. In 1961, she was promoted from Squadron Leader to Wing Commander of the Canadian Armed Forces. Muriel was the first woman to attain this rank in Canada. In 1963 she was invested to the Order of the St. John Ambulance by Governor General Vanier at Rideau Hall. This was followed by work on the Surgeon General's staff and the appointment as matron of the Canadian Forces Medical Services. She held this post until her retirement from the Air Force in 1965. Shortly afterwards she moved to Edmonton where she nursed at the University of Alberta until her retirement. In 2002, she was awarded the Queen's Golden Jubilee Award. When she was 86, she decided to move back to Ontario to be with her family. This was a huge move but most beneficial for everyone. The family immediately embraced Muriel from the eldest niece to the youngest great nephew. It was a lovely time together, indeed. A memorial service will be held at Grove Park Home auditorium, 234 Cook Street, Barrie on Saturday October 21 at 2:00 pm. Donations may be made to the Diabetes Society or to the charity of your choice through MARSHALL W. DRIVER CREMATION & BURIAL SERVICE, 19 Ross St., Barrie, ON L4N 1E8. 705-734- 7616

Frederika (Ria) Aaltje Ritchie

RITCHIE, Frederika (Ria) Aaltje - Passed away at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Barrie on Sunday, October 15th, 2006. Ria Ritchie of Barrie in her 55th year. Beloved wife of Francis Ritchie. Dear mother of Kimberly Choocomolin and her husband Dominic of Barrie and Kelly Collins and her husband Tom of Fergus. Loving grandmother of Curtis, Brett and Alice. Survived by her loving mother Johanna Boerman of Barrie. Ria will be sadly missed by her brothers Hank Boerman and Fred Boerman and his wife Mary Anne all of Barrie. A funeral service will be held at the Jennett Chapel of the McCLELLAND & SLESSOR FUNERAL HOME, 152 Bradford Street in Barrie on Saturday, October 21st at 1:00 p.m. with visitation from 11:00 a.m. until time of service. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the M.S. Society.

Lyn Schaab

SCHAAB, Lyn 1944-2006 - Passed away peacefully at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Barrie after a long and valiant battle with Cancer on Monday October 16, 2006. Cherished friend and wife of Charles (Bud) Schaab. Loving and supportive mother of Michael Schaab (Meredith) of Vancouver and Beth Duraiappah (Nish) of Milton. Lyn felt blest over the last five years with 3 grandchildren Benjamin, Thomas and Allison. Dear sister of Bob McFaul (Diane) and Mary Ann Bell (Brian) and sister-in-law of Kathryn McCarl and Judy (Al) Hannahson. Lynnie loved and was loved by all who came to know her. She will be deeply missed. Friends may call at the STECKLEY-GOODERHAM FUNERAL HOME, (Clapperton and Worsley St.), Barrie on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Service from Collier St. United Church, Barrie on Thursday October 19th at 2:00 pm. Cremation. Memorial donations to the Royal Victoria Hospital Regional Cancer Care Centre or the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation would be appreciated by the family. The family wish to thank the caring medical professionals at the Royal Victoria Hospital Oncology Department.

Marvin Norman Hargreaves - In Memoriam

HARGREAVES, Marvin Norman - October 18, 1932 - October 18, 2005. In loving memory of a dear husband, father grandfather and great-grandfather. GRAMPA There was no warning No chance to say good-bye Now our hearts are full of tears And our minds are asking why. So suddenly God took you In His arms to heaven above Maybe he needed a new chef One whose main ingredient was love. The barbecues now unheated The van will never run Your chair sits empty And our family chains undone. We know though, that you're still around Your arms wrapped around us when we cry And when it's you we're missing You lift our spirits towards the sky. By Christina Beatty.

George Pearson - In Memoriam

PEARSON, GEORGE - 1940 to October 18 2002. You are the quiet birds in flight You are the stars that shine at night We do not think of you as gone For you are with us still - in each dawn. In our hearts and memories 4-ever June, Deb, Ron, Lisa, Tammy and families.

Joyce Elizabeth (nee Carlisle) Walker - In Memoriam

WALKER, Joyce Elizabeth (nee Carlisle) - In loving memory of a dear sister who is lost to us on October 14th, 2006 in her 56th year. Remembered lovingly by her sisters Edith, Eleanor, Ruth, Kit, Gloria and brother Howard. Predeceased by brothers Ken and John and sister Faye. Missed and loved by all.

Doris Faubert

FAUBERT, Doris - est décédé le 26 octobre, 2006 à l'âge de 90 ans. Époux de feu Marie Anna Campeau et fils de feu Omer Faubert et de Feu Clémentine Gour. Prédécédé par son frère Donat Faubert (Fabiola) et ses sours Béatrice Castonguay (feu Isae), Clara Hotte (feu Théophile), Cordellia Sauvé (feu Bruno), Ida Gagnier (feu Alonzo) et Rosa Yelle (feu Paul). Il laisse également deux belles soeurs; Estelle (Ernest Pilon) et Aline Campeau ainsi que plusieurs neveux et nièces. La direction des funérailles a été confiée au salon funéraire Lahaie et Sullivan, 614 First Street East, Cornwall, Ontario (613-933-2841). La famille recevra parents et amis au centre Joseph Roy de St-Isidore à compter de 10h Jeudi. La messe des funérailles sera célébrée en l'église St-Isidore de Prescott, jeudi le 19 Octobre, 2006 a 14h, suivie de l'inhumation au cimetière paroissial. La famille désire remercier le personnel de la résidence St-François de Casselman pour les bons soins prodigués.

Pauline Labrecque

LABRECQUE, Pauline - At the Janet MacDonell Pavilion on Monday, October 16, 2006. Pauline Rita (Brisson) Labrecque of 410A Alice Street; age 60 years. Dear mother of Raymond Labrecque of Cornwall and Kim Bonin (Ray) of Moose Creek. Loving grandmother of Crystal. Dear daughter of Rheal Brisson and Anita (Degan) Brisson. Dear sister of Ronald Brisson (Lise) of Glen Walter. Also survived by nephews, Stephane Brisson (Kim) and their children, Alyssa and Ashton, Marc (Brisson) (Tasha) and their daughter, Hanna as well as her dear friend, Laurette Labrecque. Resting at the Lahaie & Sullivan Cornwall Funeral Homes, East Branch, 614 First Street East (613-933-2841) from 6 p.m. Wednesday. Funeral Thursday, October 19, 2006 for Service in Harvest Christian Fellowship Church, 847 York Street at 10 a.m. followed by cremation. Pastor Roy Stephenson officiating. The family will be in attendance from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Wednesday only. As expressions of sympathy, Memorial Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

Wilfred Lappan

LAPPAN, Wilfred - At the Janet MacDonell Pavilion on Monday, October 16, 2006. Wilfred Leo Lappan of Cornwall; age 83 years. Beloved husband of Violet (Lavallée) Lappan. Dear father of Mark, Noreen and Linda Lappan all of Cornwall and JoAnne Henter (Tom) of Ottawa. Loving grandfather of Mike, Ava, Victor, Drew, Kennedy, Tanner and Sydney. Dear son of the late Joseph Lappan and the late Janet (Patience) Lappan. Dear brother of Rose Lappan of Ottawa. Predeceased by three brothers, Donald, Philip and William Lappan and by one sister, Katherine Boyle. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Resting at the Lahaie & Sullivan Cornwall Funeral Homes, West Branch, 20 Seventh Street West (613-932-8482) from 2 p.m. Thursday. Funeral Friday, October 20, 2006 for Service in the Memorial Chapel of the Funeral Home at 11 a.m. Interment, Notre Dame Cemetery. The family will be in attendance from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday and from 9 a.m. until time of Funeral on Friday. As expressions of sympathy, Memorial Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the Children's Aid Society would be appreciated by the family.

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