RICKARD - Cynthia Iris Corrina
At North Bay, on Saturday, July 28, 2007. Cynthia, was the beloved daughter of Bertha Lazarus and her husband George Lazarus, she was 35 years old. Loving mother of Zackary Hunter, Michelle Hunter and grandmother of Kenyon Hunter. Dear granddaughter of Hilda Rickard and sister of Sandy Rickard (Elaine), Randy Rickard (Nancy) and Sylvina Maybee (Sam). She will be lovingly remembered by her nieces and nephews Zebulon, Jared, Stephanie, Adrienne, Cedar, Nodin, Devin, Kaija, Josiah and Sheena.
A Family Service will be held at the Ministik School (Moose Factory) on Thursday at 7:00 PM. Viewing will be held in the Thomas Cheechoo Memorial Complex on Friday, August 3rd, from 12noon until the time for the Funeral Services at 2:00 PM. Interment at the St. Thomas Cemetery, Moose Factory.
Arrangements entrusted to the Martyn Funeral Home 464 Wyld Street North Bay, Ontario P1B 1Z5 705-472-8810
ZDUNEK - Roman Alexander
Died suddenly at home, on Sunday, July 29, 2007. Roman was the beloved husband of Nancy Zdunek (nee Nichol), he was 53 years old. Loving father of Joey and Kathleen both of Astorville. Dearly loved son of Leontina of Hamilton and the late Joseph Zdunek. Lovingly remembered by his sister Roxanne Zdunek also of Hamilton.
Visitation will be held in the Martyn Funeral Home (across from City Hall) on Wednesday from 7:00 to 9:00 PM.
A Funeral Service will be held in the Funeral Home Chapel on Thursday, August 2nd at 2:00 PM. Interment to follow at the Forest Lawn Cemetery.
COUCHIE - Thomas
After a lengthy illness, at the North Bay General Hospital- Scollard Site, on Tuesday, July 31, 2007. Thomas, was the beloved husband of Frances "Fran" Gertrude Saunders (67 years married), he was 93 years old. Loving father of Sheila Dawn Brooks and her husband Ronald of Tillsonburg and Darrell Couchie and his wife Eva of North Bay. Loving grandfather of Aylan Fontaine (Michael), Jaiden Couchie, Brent Watters (Joanne), Rodney Watters, Jeff Watters (Jane), Cindy Carroll (Rick), 1 great granddaughter and 6 great grandsons. He will be dearly remembered by his 6 sisters and 1 brother. Tom was the oldest son of the late John and Edna (nee Laronde) Couchi of the Nbisiing First Nation. He was a fishing guide in Temagami and Algonquin Park for a number of years before the war. During WWII he served from 1940 to 1945 where he saw action in France and Holland with the Victoria Rifles and Algonquin Regiment. After the war Tom worked for the ONR as a pipe fitter, retiring after 35 years of service. He belonged to the Mason's and Scottish Rite lodges as well as the Oddfellows.
There will be a traditional burial at the cemetery on the Nbisiing First Nation (Duschenay) at noon on Monday August 6th followed by a feast in the Nbisiing High School across from the cemetery. Please do not send flowers. Donations can be made to the Lung Association.
Arrangements entrusted to the Martyn Funeral Home (across from City Hall)
HINETT (nee Pearson) - Ada
It is with regret we advise of the passing of Ada Hinett on Monday August 6th, 2007. Ada was the beloved mother and confidant to her daughter Tara of Ottawa. The cherished and devoted grandmother to Katelin, Stephanie and Chad. Great grandmother to Kaleb. Step daughter of Muriel Pearson, and step sister of Lynn MacLellan. Aunt to Dawn Wallace, Ada was predeceased by her mother Jessie Wiggins and her father Philip Pearson. She will be sadly missed by her best friend Linda.
Friends may call at the MARTYN FUNERAL HOME (across from city hall) on Saturday August 11th from 1:00 pm until time for a memorial service in the chapel at 3:00 pm.
In lieu of flowers donations to the North Bay Breast Screening Clinic will be gratefully acknowledged as expressions of sympathy.
Sargent - Fletcher 'Bryan'
After a courageous battle with cancer, Bryan died peacefully at Scollard Site on Friday August 10, 2007 surrounded by family and friends. Loving husband of Louise Elliott, in his 60th year. Proud father of David, Katie, and Ben, all at home. Dearly loved son of Mary Sargent and the late Bruce of Bancroft; and dear son-in-law of Mary Elliott and the late Tom of North Bay. Cherished brother of Joan Barrett, Jack (Diane), Arley (Doris), Wayne (Fern), and Paul (Kim). 'Uncle Bryan' will be sadly missed by his many nieces and nephews. He will always be fondly remembered by his relatives and many close friends.
Bryan retired from teaching and coaching at Silver Birches Public School in 2003 after over 31 years. He was also a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows.
Friends may call at MARTYN FUNERAL HOME on Monday August 13th from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held at First Baptist Church on Tuesday August 14th at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at Terrace Lawn Cemetery.
Dillabough - William 'Bill'
William Malcolm Dillabough passed away peacefully at home on Sunday July 29, 2007. Born August 2, 1932 in Douglas Ontario, he is survived by his beloved wife of 50 years, Joan. He is remembered always as a devoted father of his three daughters, Patricia (Dan), Betty (Paul) and Ruth (Dan) and will be missed by his grandchildren Andrew, Robin, Brian and Jenna. Bill is survived by his siblings Russell, Jacob, Johnny, Marion, Margaret, Doris and many loving nephews and nieces. He was predeceased by four siblings. Bill was employed by the MTO for 36 years, retiring as Regional Maintenance Supervisor. He was always very active in sports. He played hockey until he was in his sixties. He enjoyed skiing and curling and refereed ringette for many years. For many years Bill spent his summers at the cottage in White River. During his retirement years he worked tirelessly as a volunteer for the North Bay Hospital, Meals on Wheels, and the St. John’s Anglican Church Men’s group.
Friends may call at the Martyn Funeral Home, 464 Wyld Street, North Bay on Wednesday afternoon and evening from 3 – 5 & 7 – 9 pm. Funeral services will be held on Thursday August 2nd at 11:00 am at St. John’s Anglican Church, 301 Main Street E., North Bay. Reception to follow in the parish hall.
If desired as expressions of sympathy donations to St. John’s Anglican Church operating fund, or the North Bay General Hospital Foundation will be gratefully acknowledged as expressions of sympathy.
HAYNES (nee Fraser) - Margaret 'Peggy'
Long time North Bay resident Peggy Haynes died peacefully at the North Bay General Hospital on Thursday August 16, 2007 at the age of 94 years. Born Margaret Sara Fraser in Vankleek Hill, Ontario Peggy was predeceased by her husband Beverley "Bud” in 1991. She was the loving mother of Judy Krysa (Dan) of Sault Ste. Marie and Mary Seaman (Ron) of Southampton, and loving grandmother to Rob (Lena), Brent, Jill (Shawn MacDonald) and Derek and great-grandmother to Emily & Sarah Krysa and Lauren & Caitlin MacDonald. Dear sister of Madeline Shavalier of Niagra Falls, and Helen McRae (Wallace) of Vankleek Hill. Peggy was predeceased by her brother John (Pauline of Vankleek Hill) and sister Janet Murphy (Clifford predeceased). She was a longtime member of St. Andrew’s United Church and a lifetime member of the UCW. Peggy was a nurse by profession and will be remembered by many for the care she gave during her career at the Civic Hospital. She enjoyed the company and friendship of many friends throughout her life.
Thanks to the nursing staff at the North Bay General hospital for their care and compassion, and to Betty Beckler for her kindness over the past several years. Friends may call at St. Andrew’s United Church, North Bay on Saturday August 18th from 12:00 p.m. until time of funeral service at 1 p.m. Interment to follow at North Bay Union Cemetery. If desired donations to St. Andrew’s United Church, the North Bay General Hospital Foundation or the Cancer Society will be gratefully acknowledged as expressions of sympathy. Funeral arrangements entrusted to MARTYN FUNERAL HOME (705) 472-8810.
LEFEVRE - Evelyn Irene
Peacefully at the North Bay General Hospital on Monday July 23, 2007 following a lengthy struggle with Alzheimer's disease. Evelyn Irene (nee Pawson) was the beloved wife, for the past fifty years, of J. Gerald "Jerry" Lefevre. The proud and loving mother to David (Kalli) of Bejing, China, Wendy of Markham, and Sherri Leroux (Richard) of London, Ont., she will also be lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Zak, Noah, Samantha, and Hunter. Evelyn is also survived by her sisters Marjorie Jones (Stanley) of Sudbury, and Eleanor Oram (Ed) of Barrie. She was predeceased by her sister Dorothy Bell. A dedicated wife and mother Evelyn also operated her own tax preparation business for many years, had been an active member of St. Andrew's United Church and was very proud to have been a member of Beta Sigma Phi sorority for the past 60 years.
In keeping with her wishes cremation has taken place. The Lefevre family will receive friends at St. Andrew's United Church on Thursday morning from 10:00 am until time for a memorial service at 11:00 am. Interment of her ashes will follow in Forest lawn Cemetery. If desired donations to St. Andrew's United Church Memorial Fund, the Alzheimer's Society, or the charity of your choice will be gratefully acknowledged as expressions of sympathy.
Arrangements entrusted to Martyn Funeral Home (across from city hall).
Powell (nee Gray)) - Audrey
Peacefully at the North Bay General Hospital on Tuesday July 24th, 2007 while in her 89th year. Audrey was the beloved wife of the late George Powell who predeceased her in 2001. Loving mother of George (Marianne), Bailey (Paulette), and Walter (Patti). Proud grandmother of Dana (Nicholas), Bert, Nicole (Kevin), Julie, Jennifer, Chantal, Gray, and Tayler; and great-grandmother of Patrick, Lillian and Cosima. Predeceased by her sister Georgina Keys (Dalton), and brothers Bill Gray (Irene) and Edwin Gray (Florence).
Friends may call at the Martyn Funeral Home on Monday afternoon, July 30 from 1:00 pm until time for a memorial service in the chapel at 2:00 pm. Interment of ashes at Forest Lawn Cemetery to follow.
If desired donations to the Northern Cancer Research Foundation will be gratefully acknowledged as expressions of sympathy.
Trounsell - Frank
Passed away on Wednesday, July 25th, 2007 at the North Bay General Hospital at the age of 80 years. Frank leaves behind his cherished wife of 59 years Myra, as well as his loving daughter Susan Neil. He will be dearly missed by his grandchildren Casey Neil (Kimberley Blackwood) of North Bay and Brandy Seyler of Peterborough, and their father William Neil. He will be fondly remembered by his great grandchildren Joanna and Joshua of North Bay, as well as his many nieces and nephews. Frank leaves behind his sister Kae King (Bert predeceased), and is predeceased by his siblings Maude Burke (Lyle), Mabel Steer (Bill), Charles Trounsell (May), George Trounsell (Hazel), and Gertie Ross (Art). Frank worked as a Supervisor for the Canadian National Railway Express Division beginning in 1948, and retired in 1981. He loved the outdoors and spent many years with the deer feeding program, he also enjoyed the art of woodworking. Frank was known by many for his beautiful baritone voice, having performed at many functions and churches in cities such as Montreal, Mississauga, Sudbury, as well as here in North Bay. Myra and Frank spent many years in the home they loved on the south shore of Lake Nipissing.
Friends may call at the Martyn Funeral Home on Friday July 27th from 12:00 until time for the service in the Chapel at 2:00 pm. A reception at Martyn Funeral Home will follow the service.
Interment of ashes to follow at a later date. If desired, donations to a charity of you choosing as expressions of sympathy would be greatly appreciated by the family.
Dr. STEWART (nee Pedersen) - Astrid Cynthia 'Cindy'
STEWART, Dr. Astrid Cynthia (nee Pedersen) - August 13, 2007 in her 43rd year. After a life filled with friends, family, love and laughter, it is with heavy hearts we celebrate her life. Beloved wife of James and mother of Jordan and Jena. Predeceased by her mother Margot. Daughter of Harold Pedersen. Sister of Per, North Bay; Sven (Marlene), Redbridge; Ingrid, North Bay; and Lisa Kramp (Lee), New Liskeard. It is with great sorrow that Thom and Marie Stewart and family accept the loss of Cindy as a much loved family member. Cindy was greatly appreciative of the on-going care and support from so many family members and friends. Cindy was born and raised in North Bay. She graduated from Widdifield Secondary School, North Bay, Carleton University, Ottawa and The Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, Toronto and developed her holistic approach to health at her North Bay practice Alive and Well. She will be sadly missed by many friends and clients.
Visitation will be held Martyn Funeral Home (across from City Hall today (Wednesday) from 2-4:00 and 7-9:00. A Funeral Service will be held from the St. Andrew’s United Church on Thursday, August 16th at 11:00 am. Cremation to follow at the Forest Lawn Cemetery and Crematorium.
Donations in special (trust) for Jordan and Jena can be made at the CIBC Branch 2092, Algonquin Ave., North Bay or the Holistic Society of Canada.
Mr. Brazeau - Wilfrid 'Fred'
Peacefully with his family by his side on Monday December 8, 2008 at 93 years of age. Dear husband of Juliette (nee Bordeleau). Loving father of Guy of Mattawa, Gerald (Lorelle) also of Mattawa, Loraine Labreche (Raymond) of Arnprior, Estelle Gravelle (Jean-Guy) of Candiac, Que., Jeannine Gravelle (Remi) of Mattawa, Gaetane Labreche (Wilfrid) of North Bay and Francine Brazeau of Mattawa. Sadly missed by grandchildren Kim Labreche, Lynne (Danny Karsh) and Marc (Helen Bruzas) Gravelle, Eric (Roxanne Belecque) and Sonia Gravelle, Tracy (Dave Murray) and Michelle Labreche, Kevin and Rejean (Gina Lajambe) Brazeau, Jason (Ellie Pye) and Jamie Brazeau and 11 great grandchildren. Predeceased by 5 brothers and 5 sisters. Fred lived most of his life in Mattawa but loved to travel and see new places. He was self employed as diamond driller and before he retired owned Brazeau Well Drilling in Mattawa.
The funeral mass was held Wednesday December 10th at St. Anne’s Church. A spring interment will be held at St. Anne’s Cemetery.
If desired donations to St. Anne’s Church would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.