Annie Louise Wright
WRIGHT, Annie Louise - Entered into rest peacefully with her family at her bedside on Friday, February 16, 2007 at the L & A County General Hospital. Annie Weese in her 87th year. Beloved wife of Arthur. Dear mother of Mary Whitney & her husband Ken. Predeceased by her son Don. Loving ‘Nan' to James, Matthew, Adam, Jamie & her grandaughter Dionne. Dear sister of Dorothy Jarvis & the late Herbert Weese. A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held in the PAUL G. PAYNE FUNERAL HOME, Main St., Odessa 613-386-7373 on Wednesday, February 21, 2007 at 2 pm with Rev. A. MacDermaid officiating. A private family interment will take place in Violet Cemetery at a later date. As expressions of sympathy the family would appreciate donations to the L& A Hospital Foundation. Paul G. Payne Funeral Home Odessa 613 – 386 - 7373
BERGERON, Fernande - Passed away at North Bay General Hospital Scollard Site, Friday February 16, 2007, Fernande Bergeron (nee Bastien), beloved wife of the late Andre Bergeron, at the age of 74. Loving mother of Marc Bergeron (Peggy) and Diane Bergeron. Loved grandmother of Kaylee and Alexie.Dear sister of Roger Bastien (late Melanie), Fernand Bastien (Marilyn) and Germaine Higgins (Nelson). Family receiving friends at the MCGUINTY FUNERAL HOME Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9p.m. Funeral mass will be celebrated at Paroisse St. Vincent-de-Paul Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. Cremation to follow. As expressions of sympathy donations to the Parkinson's Association would be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
KLEMM, Willy - Passed away at his residence, Saturday February 17, 2007, Willy Klemm, beloved husband of Linda Klemm, at the age of 77. Loving father of Sylvia Parker (Shawn), Bonny Jean Klemm, Karl Klemm (Debbie) and Kristian Klemm (Johanna). Lovingly remembered by six grandchildren and one greatgrandchild. Survived by brothers and sisters in Germany. Predeceased by his parents, Konrad and Babette Klemm. Family receiving friends at the McGUINTY FUNERAL HOME today from 10 a.m. until time of service in the funeral home chapel at 11 a.m. (Rev. David Lock of Church of Christ officiating). Interment Forest Lawn Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy donations to the Heart and Stroke Fund would be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
ROY, René (1919-2007) - The family announces with sorrow his death at the North Bay General Hospital, on Thursday, February 15, 2007 at the age of 88 years. Son of the late Damase and of the late Rosa (née Roy) Roy. Husband of Thérèse (née Morel) Roy of Cache Bay and the late Nora (née Currie). Cherished father of Ronald (Mary) of Sudbury, Paulette Argo (Bill) of Corbeil, Larry (Brenda) of North Bay, Linda Groulx (Rhéal) of Warren, Jim, (Gayle) Calgary, Mike (Helen) of Oshawa, Dan (Gail) of Warren and father to Guy Lachance (Sue) of Saskatchewan, Charles Lachance (Lynda) of Sturgeon Falls, Paul Lachance (Diane) of Callander, Richard Lachance (Sandra) of North Bay and Lise Hodges (Tom) of Garson. Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Noella Galipeau (Léo) of Sudbury. Predeceased by his brothers and sisters, Rhéal, Lionel, Edmond, Alma Faubert, Cécile Johnson, Maria Debien and Irène Roy. A very affectionate and compassionate person who cared greatly for the well being of others. He had a phenomenal memory for dates, anniversaries and special occasions which he never forgot to celebrate. He was a people person, happiest with friends and family. A loving Poppa and Pepere to several grandchildren and great- grandchildren. He was very generous and always ready to help. A member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 225, he had served in WWII, he was a Warrant Officer with the R.C.A.F. in India and Ceylon. At his request, their will be no viewing. A celebration of Rene's life will be held at a later date. Funeral arrangements in care of THEORET-BOURGEOIS FUNERAL HOME, Sturgeon Falls. Donations to the Multiple Sclerosis would be appreciated.
Melville Wallace Schutlz
SCHUTLZ, Melville Wallace - Peacefully, at North Bay General Hospital- Scollard Site on Saturday February 17th, 2007. Mel, beloved husband of the late Iris Schultz (Lampman)in his 80th year. He will be lovingly remembered by his children James (Bobbi), Jayne (Matt) & John (Christine). He was “gramps“ to Jackie, Mike, Kelly, Jason, Justin, Jordan, JJ, Mitchell, Kerri & Jenna. Also survived by a brother James Schultz (Ruth) and many nieces and nephews. Mel was a proud OPP officer for 34 years. He served in Atikokan, Kenora, Sudbury, Madoc before retiring as a Corporal in Sombra. Visitation will be held at MARTYN FUNERAL HOME on Tuesday February 20th from 9 to 11 am. Memorial service will follow at 11 a.m. in the Chapel. Cremation. In lieu of flowers a donation to VOICE for Hearing Impaired Children- Near North Chapter or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.
Florence Dolores Vachon
VACHON, Florence Dolores - Florence Vachon of Callander died peacefully after a brief illness at North Bay General Hospital on Friday, February 16, 2007 in her 85th year. Florence was predeceased by her parents Laura (Roy) and Zepherin Vachon, her sister Emma Callahan, and her brothers Ernest and Eugene Vachon. She is survived by her brother Daniel Vachon of Callander, her sister Dorcine Vachon of North Bay, and her nephew Ray Callahan of Chiswick. Florence worked for many years as a splicer at veneer mills in the Mattawa area. The family will receive visitors at the Kingdom Hall, 1120 Premier Rd., North Bay from 12:30 to 1:30 pm, on Saturday, February 24th. The funeral service will begin at 1:30 pm in the Hall. Immediate cremation with interment of ashes at the Jehovah's Witnesses cemetery, Chisholm later in the spring. If desired, donations may be made in Florence Vachon's memory to the Kingdom Hall, the Heart & Stroke foundation or the charity of your choice. For more information or to make a donation please call the PAUL FUNERAL HOME in Powassan (705) 724-2024.
Jessie Bernice Willoughby
WILLOUGHBY, Jessie Bernice - Peacefully on Saturday, February 17, 2007 at Leisureworld Caregiving Centre. Jessie, beloved wife of the late Keith Willoughby, in her 94th year. Dear aunt of Dorothy Kennedy, and great-aunt of Jennifer Dunn (Paul), and Michael Kennedy (Sandra). Friends may call at MARTYN FUNERAL HOME today from 12 p.m. until time of service in the chapel at 1 p.m. Spring interment at Terrace Lawn Cemetery. A donation to the charity of your choice would be gratefully acknowledged as expressions of sympathy. Thank you to the staff at Leisureworld for your care and concern for Jessie during her time there.
Vittoria “Sandra“ Cappellazzo
CAPPELLAZZO, Vittoria “Sandra“ - Passed away peacefully in her sleep at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on Sunday February 18, 2007 in her 80th year. Beloved wife of Lino for 54 years. Loving mother of Anita (Donald) Houghton and Dino (Kendall) Cappellazzo. Cherished Nonna of Patrick, Alexandra, Spencer and Tia. Dearly loved sister of Gina, Rino and Antonietta and sister-in-law of Teresina, Guido, John (Rosetta) George (Nina), Amabile (Marcello), Gino (Iole), Ada (Lello), Carla and Dina (Dino). Also surviving are many nieces and nephews in Canada and Italy. Predeceased by her brother Pietro, her brother-in-law Emilio and her sisters-in-law Luciana and Teresina . Sandra was a dedicated and loving wife and mother. She was happiest when surrounded by her family, especially her grandchildren. Before she became sick she would always be found cheerfully cooking and baking delicious meals for her family and friends. She loved to be in the garden surrounded by flowers and vegetables. She was dearly loved and will be sadly missed. Friends are invited to call at the PATTERSON FUNERAL HOME, 6062 Main St. Niagara Falls visiting Monday 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday at 12:00 p.m. at Our Lady of the Scapular Church. The Rite of Committal will follow at Fairview Cemetery. The Vigil for Mrs. Cappellazzo will be celebrated Tuesday at 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. In memory of Mrs. Cappellazzo donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by her family.
Mary Lou Chetyrbuk
CHETYRBUK, Mary Lou - It is with great sadness we announce the loss of our Mother, Grandmother, Wife Mary Lou at the St. Catharines General Hospital - NHS on Thursday February 15, 2007 in her 66th year. Strong in spirit and mind, daughter of the late Hugh J. and Elma J. McDonald (Sloan). Mary is survived by husband Boris, sons Danny (Susan), Rick (Kelly) and daughter Kelly (Tim). Loving grandmother of Sarah, Jessica, Andrew, Brett, Lucas and Michael. Survived by brothers Daniel, Bill, Brian, Larry (Marg), Leo, Donald and sisters Jackie (Don), Helen (John), Betty (Aime), Pauline (Art), Sheila (Jim) and Shirley (Fred). Predeceased by brothers Ronald, Bernard, Gerald, Patrick and sister Barbara (Bob) Lounsbury. The family would like to thank Dr's Brian Kerley and Jeanie Walton for their care. Also the compassion and care given by the Palliative Care nurses at St. Catharines General Hospital. A special thank you to Father Andy Goodwin for his guidance. Mary Lou's family will receive friends at the GEORGE DARTE FUNERAL HOME, 585 Carlton Street Sunday from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m. Funeral Liturgy without mass will be held in the chapel on Monday, February 19, 2007 at 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. If desired memorial donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit of the St. Catharines General Hospital.
EVANS, Alvin - Quietly at the St. Catharines General Hospital, Alvin Evans passed away in his 68th year. Loving companion to the late Mary Odiardo. Loving brother to Alan Evans, Susan Evans, Kathleen Wedlake. Dear uncle to Ed Wedlake (Jen Gicante) and John Wedlake. Family will receive friends at the HULSE & ENGLISH FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 75 Church Street (905-684-6346) on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service in the Chapel on Tuesday, February 20, 2007 at 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundations or Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family.
FELLOWS, Muriel - Peacefully in her 91st year, at Chateau Gardens on February 16, 2007 after a lengthy illness. Predeceased by her husband Darrell Fellows. Mother of Bill (Olga) Fellows and Garry (Beverley) Fellows, of Niagara-On-The-Lake. Sadly missed by her grandchildren Carey (Brenda) Fellows, Robert (Yolanda) Fellows, Dawn (Brad) Kodama, and 9 great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at Grace United Church (222 Victoria Street, NOTL) on Wednesday morning at 11:00 o'clock. Private family interment of cremated remains will follow. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the St. Catharines Humane Society or to a charity of choice. Special thanks to the staff of Chateau Gardens and to Dr. Samosh (and Muggs), Dr. Soliman and Dr. Riemer. Arrangement entrusted to Morgan Funeral Homes, NOTL.
Herbert Walter Funk
FUNK, Herbert Walter - Died peacefully after a three-year struggle with cancer at the St. Catharines General Hospital on Saturday, February 17, 2007, Herbert Funk aged 40 years. Beloved husband of Heidi and father of Joshua and Hilary. Dear son of Marta and Arnold (1983) Funk and brother of Chris and Steve Ballantyne, Arnie and Nancy Funk, Monica and Al Rogalsky. Son in law of Henry and Margaret Schultz, brother in law of Harry and Brenda Schultz, Karen and Ian Doherty and also survived by 10 nieces and 2 nephews. The family will receive friends at the VINELAND CHAPEL of the TALLMAN FUNERAL HOMES, 3277 King St. on Tuesday 2 - 4 and 7 - 8:30 pm. Funeral service will be held at Bethany Community Church, 1388 Third St. Louth, St. Catharines on Wednesday, February 21st at 10:30 am. Interment will follow at Victoria Lawn Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations may be made to a Trust Fund for the Children's Education.
Shirley Elaine (nee Haskins) Henry
HENRY, Shirley Elaine (nee Haskins) - Peacefully at the Kingston General Hospital on Friday, February 16, 2007, in her 71st year. Predeceased by her dear husband Marvyn Henry. Cherished mother of Mark Henry (Lesley) of Inverary and Lori French (Bill) of Napanee. Sadly missed by her grandchildren Skyler French, Kira Knapp (Nathan), Shannon French, Allysia Cumpson and Devon Walsh. Sister of Karen Copeland (Alister), Dorothy Gregory (George) and the late Joan Dyke; Allan Haskins; Paul Haskins and Doug Haskins (Marilyn). Survived by brother-in-law Gordon Dyke and sisters-in-law Arlene Haskins and Mary Andermatt. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews.The family will receive friends at the HULSE & ENGLISH FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 75 Church St., St. Catharines on Wednesday, February 21 from 1- 2 p.m. Funeral Service to follow in the Chapel at 2 p.m. Interment Victoria Lawn Cemetery. Friends desiring may contribute by cheque to the Liver Foundation in memory of Shirley.
LECOQ, Afra - After a brief illness at the NHS - General Site on Saturday, February 17, 2007, in her 72nd year. Cherished mother of Casey & Hope Westdrop, Caroline McCaffery, Annette Andison all of St. Catharines and Sharon & Carl Prior of Houston, Texas. Beloved grandmother of Adam, Steven, Julie, Andrew, Alison, Kaitlyn, Lindsey and Kelsey. She is survived by her brother Jack, and sisters Teresa and Tina. She will be missed by her many friends including Art & Mary Westdrop, John Paolozzi. Afra was the founder of Brides to Remember magazine and loved to travel. Mrs. Lecoq is at the PATRICK J. DARTE FUNERAL CHAPEL, 39 Court St. on Tuesday from 2 - 4 & 7 - 9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Wednesday, February 21, 2007 11:00 a.m. followed by cremation. As expression of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Liver Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
Robert Alexander “Bob” Sr. Martin
MARTIN, Robert Alexander “Bob” Sr. - Peacefully passed away on Saturday, February 17, 2007 at the St. Catharines General Hospital at the age of 67. Beloved husband of Denise M. Hughes. Loving father of Robert (Laura) Martin and Christine Martin-Rusk (Trevor Ritchie). Dear step- father of Jennifer (Mitch) Savoie. Cherished grandfather of Kelsey and Lyndsey Rusk and Cameron and Nicholas Savoie. Survived by his former wife Edna (Charlie) Coles and his mother in law Patricia Fanstone. Robert was formerly employed as a caretaker with the School Board of Niagara. Family and friends will be received on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at HETHERINGTON & DEANS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 5176 Victoria Ave. A funeral service will be held in the chapel on Tuesday, February 20, 2007 at 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations made to The Huntington Society of Canada would be appreciated by the family.
Orilla (Glover) McIntosh
McINTOSH, Orilla (Glover) - Born August 23, 1924 in Allanburg, Ontario. Passed away peacefully at Hotel Dieu Shaver Hospital, on Friday, February 16, 2007. Loving wife of Jack McIntosh for 64 years. Beloved and devoted mother of Gail Papineau (Paul), Linda Beaulieu (Jacques), Cheryl Ireson, all of St. Catharines, and Richard McIntosh (Carol) of Charleston Lake, Ontario. Cherished nannie of eight grandchildren: Brian Papineau (Shelley), Sheri Papineau (Tim Becker), Tara Ireson (Rick Maddox), Matthew Ireson (Tanya), Colette Beaulieu, Robert Beaulieu, Andrea McIntosh, Sean McIntosh. Loved great grandmother Austin and Ashley Shale, Abigail, Alex, Amy Papineau, Taylor and Jorda Osarchuk and baby soon to be Ireson. Orilla is predeceased by her father John Noel Glover and mother Catherine Glover, by her brothers Donald, Walter, Hughie; stepsister Zada MacDonald. Survived by her sisters Jessie Dobbie and Alice Fielder (Spencer) and many nieces and nephews and a special friend Helen Pilkington. Special thanks to Elaine Hildebra. Orilla was a long time member of Elm St. United Church. The family will receive friends at the HULSE & ENGLISH FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 75 Church Street (905-684-6346) on Tuesday, February 20, 2007 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, February 21, 2007 at 11 a.m. in the chapel. As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
PEITZ, Diane - Passed away at St. Catharines General Hospital on Saturday, February 17, 2007. The late Diane Peitz (nee Shwetz) of St. Catharines at 84 years of age. Sadly missed by her son Rick Peitz of St. Catharines, daughter Carol Gillespie of Miner's Bay; her dear brother Mike Shwetz and family of Winnipeg, Manitoba, and by her sister Leona Odynsky and family of St. Catharines, Ontario. Cremation to follow. As expressions of sympathy memorial donations to a charity of your choice would be appreciated and can be made through the HULSE & ENGLISH FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 75 Church Street (905-684-6346).
ROCHON, Beverley - At Bella Senior Care Residence, Niagara Falls on Saturday, February 17, 2007 in her 85th year. Beloved wife of Gib. Loving mother of Janie and her husband Bob Smith of Niagara Falls, Marianne and her husband Sam Walters of St. Catharines, Dennis Bausch and his wife Julia of Oakville and stepson Rick Rochon. Dear Nana of Jeff (Laura), Kim, Bram, Shana, Kristy, Bryan and Zachary. She is survived by her brothers Vince (Margaret) Richards and Joe Richards. Beverley is predeceased by her first husband Charlie Bausch (1976), her sister Kay Wright and her brother Bill Richards. Thank you to the staff at Bella and the staff of the Alzheimers Day Program at Linhaven. A special thank you to Gina Bendo. Mrs. Rochon is at the PATRICK J. DARTE FUNERAL CHAPEL, 39 Court St. where the family will receive friends on Monday from 2 - 4 & 7 - 9 p.m. Vigil Prayers for Beverley will be held at the funeral home on Monday at 7:30 p.m. Funeral Liturgy will be held at St. Julia Church, 251 Glenridge Ave., St. Catharines on Tuesday, February 20, 2007 at 10:00 a.m. Rite of Committal will take place at Victoria Lawn Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Alzheimers Society would be appreciated by the family.
Rauha Williams (Kuotti)
WILLIAMS, (Kuotti) Rauha - Passed away peacefully at the St. Catharines General Hospital on Saturday, February 17, 2007. The late Rauha Laina Williams of St. Catharines at 86 years of age. Rauha was born in Kivennapa, Finland. Loving wife of the late Hugo Williams. Missed by her daughter Virva Marjanen of Finland, her two sisters in Sweden, and her two sisters in Thunder Bay, Ontario. Fondly remembered by her many friends in Finland and Canada. Cremation to take place with inurnment in Victoria Lawn Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy memorial donations to the Christ Lutheran Church would be appreciated and may be made through the HULSE & ENGLISH FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 75 Church Street (905-684-6346).
George Stanley Chic Garland
GARLAND, GEORGE STANLEY CHIC - Chic Garland died peacefully, surrounded by family at his Powassan home on Monday, February 19, 2007 following a long illness. He was in his 87th year. Chic was the beloved husband of Frieda (Mogridge) of Powassan and father of Deborah (Dr. Art Van Walraven) of Stratford, Barry (Wendy) of Corbeil and Garry (Jolyne) of Powassan. He was the proud and loving grandfather of Leisse (Andrew Wilcox), Aspen, Kira, Erika (Colin Leis), Ryan, Jade, Sarah, Thomas, Spencer and great-grandson Michael. Chic is survived by his sister Winnie Cox (late Russell) of North Bay and was predeceased by his sister Hazel Haufe and Thompson Garland. Chic was well known as the owner/operator of Garland's Service Centre, Powassan and as a founding member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 453 Powassan. Chic has served many offices within the RCL including as District Governor. The Garland family will receive visitors at the PAUL FUNERAL HOME, Powassan on Wednesday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 pm. A Legion Tribute Service will commence at 7pm Wednesday. The funeral service will be held Thursday at 11:00 am in the Funeral Home Chapel. Spring interment Trout Creek Union Cemetery. Memorial donations to Legion bursary, North Bay General Hospital or the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated. For more information, to make a donation or to request a Memory Card, please call the Paul Funeral Home, Powassan, 705-724-2024.
Anne Louise (nee MacArthur) Rorison
RORISON, Anne Louise (nee MacArthur) - passed away at St. Joseph's Health Care Centre, Guelph on Monday, February 19, 2007, in her 63rd year. Loving mother of Jennifer (David) Miller, Chris (Lesley) Rorison and Jason (Linda) Rorison. “Gramma Anne“ of Katie, Josh, Emily, Sarah and Sophia. Also survived by a niece and nephews. A funeral service will be held at the WALL-CUSTANCE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 206 Norfolk St., Guelph, Friday, February 23, 2007 at 11:00 a.m.. Cremation. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the Huntington Society of Canada, 151 Frederick St., Suite 400, Kitchener N2H 2M2 would be appreciated.(Wall-Custance 1-519-822-0051