HORNER - Leta Edith
Passed away peacefully at Cassellholme, on Sunday, October 23, 2005. Leta Finnigan, was the beloved wife of the late Claude Harley Horner, she was 94 years old. Loving mother of Ralph and Frank "Kilvie" and his wife Fran both of North Bay. Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Lee Horner, Kilvie Horner and his wife Nancy, Chip Horner and his wife Martha, Claudia Horner, Brad Lobregt and his wife Bridgette, Kim Oakes and her husband John and by her great grandchildren Breanna, Gwilym, Jordan and Christen. She will be fondly remembered by her sister Sybil Beatty and by many nieces and nephews to great to mention. Predeceased by her siblings Ralph, Frank, Eddy, Adam "Pearly", Lillas and Jean. Leta had been an active and involved member of the St. Andrew's United Church and had been involved with North Bay Minor Hockey. She ran the Home & School Committee at the old McIntyre School for many years, then was employed with Bell Canada as a switchboard operator and then transferred to the North Bay Psychiatric Hospital to set-up and manage their communications network.
Visitation will beheld in the Martyn Funeral Home (across from City Hall) on Thursday from 2 -4 and 7 -9:00 PM. Funeral Services will be conducted from the Funeral Home Chapel on Friday, October 28th at 10:30 am. Interment to follow at the Terrace Lawn Cemetery.
If desired, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the North Eastern Ontario Regional Cancer Center will be gratefully acknowledged as expressions of sympathy.
ROBB - Stanley Mervin
Died at Nipissing Manor on Monday, October 24, 2005. Stanley Mervin Robb was the beloved husband of the late Catherine Anne Sunstrum, at the age of 83. Survived by his step son George Odekirk of Kitchener. Stan was the dear brother of Evelyn Bedard (Barry deceased), Bill Robb (Penny) and Shirley Bedard (Ray) all of North Bay. He will be fondly remembered by his many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his brothers Harvey, Eddie and Don. A veteran of the Second World War Stan served in Europe for five years returning home in 1945. A stationary engineer he was employed by the government at the post office for over 30 years.
Cremation has taken place at Forest Lawn Crematorium, on Tower Drive. Visitation will be held in the Martyn Funeral Home (across from City Hall) on Wednesday from 1-3 PM followed by a memorial service to celebrate Stan's life, in the Funeral Home Chapel at 3:00 PM. Interment of ashes to be in St. Mary's Cemetery.
If desired donations to the Canadian Cancer Society will be gratefully acknowledged as expressions of sympathy.
BEDFORD - E. Elizabeth
At Cassellholme on Tuesday October 25, 2005 at 93 years of age. Dear wife of the late Frank Bedford. Loving mother of Beryl Lemke (Robert) of North Bay and Helen Slechta (Ronald) of Kalona, Iowa. Sadly missed by grandchildren Helen Anne Lemke of Mississauga, Captain Karen Lemke of London, England, Scott Slechta (Brandi) of Atlanta, and Beryl Marner (Jon) of Kalona, Iowa and great grandchildren Camden, Emily and Evangeline Marner. Survived by her sister Helen Gollan of Seattle.
Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at a later date. If desired donations to the North Bay General Hospital Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.
For further information please contact the Martyn Funeral Home at 472-8810.
MORRISON - Arleen
At Eastholme, home for the aged on Tuesday October 25, 2005 in her 91st year. Beloved daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. William R. Morrison of Callander.
A funeral service will be conducted at St. John's Anglican Church on Tuesday November 1, at 2 pm. Interment at St. John's Anglican Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Arrangements entrusted to the Martyn Funeral Home.
CALLAHAN - Lesia
Suddenly at the Kirkland Lake District Hospital on Saturday October 29, 2005 at 67 years of age. Loving mother of Derek of North Bay. Sadly missed by her sister Catherine Kelly of Florida, her brother Bill Hrushowy of Virginiatown and nieces Liann Kelly of Gatineau and Trudy Hrushowy of North Bay.
No visiting or service. Cremation at the Forest Lawn Crematorium. Interment of ashes at the North Bay Union Cemetery. If desired donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.
For further information contact the Martyn Funeral Home at 705-472-8810.
JAMES - Gwyneth Louise 'Gwyn'
Passed away at the North Bay General Hospital - Scollard Site, on Wednesday, November 02, 2005. Gwyneth Melville, was the beloved wife of Robert Alfred "Bob" James, she was 81 years old. Loving mother of Rob of North Bay, Rick and his wife Marjorie of North Bay and Linda and her husband Les Thoms of Bolton. Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Tracy, Melissa, Bradley, Shannon, Lisa, Devon and by her great grandchildren Danny, Owen and Sean-Tyler. Dearly loved sister of Edith Tremblay of North Bay. Gwyn and Bob owned and operated the "Donut King" restaurants in the North Bay and Northgate Malls for 20 years.
Cremation has taken place at the Forest Lawn Crematorium. A Memorial Service will be held at the All Saints Mausoleum (128 Golf Club Road) on Friday, November 4th at 2:00 PM. Followed by a time of fellowship and refreshment that will be held at the North Bay Golf and Country Club from 3:00 until 6:00 PM. If desired, donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or to Shriner's Hospital for Children will be gratefully acknowledged as expressions of sympathy.
Arrangements entrusted to the Martyn Funeral Home.
LOUGHLIN - Kenneth
Peacefully at Nipissing Manor on Wednesday, November 2nd, 2005. Ken was the beloved husband of the late Anne Shields. Loving father of Bud, Kirk and grandfather of David, Janet and Deborah Ann.
Arrangements entrusted to the Martyn Funeral Home (across from City Hall)
McLEOD (nee Gauthier) - Lucille Marie
Left this world peacefully and gently surrounded by her family on November 3, 2005, in her 86th year. Beloved wife of the late John Angus McLeod (predeceased 1972). Daughter of the late Stella and Philomene Gauthier of Ottawa. Loving mother of Don (Lois), Judy Pronovost (Bob), Janie Clayton (Merlin), Elaine Larose (Serge) all of North Bay, John (Wendy) and Peter of Vancouver Island and Michelle Wong (Calvin) of Toronto.Adored Grandmother of Mike Wildgoose, Janie Belleau, Tim, Dan, Alissa Clayton (daughter Emily), Tahnee Anthony, Sirje and Janna Weller, Sheena Nesbitt, Craig and Anna Larose, Amy and Scott Pronovost, Jonathon, Lucas and Maggie McLeod, Harvey Wong, and Nigel, Nathan and Katherine (children of Peter).Loved by numerous great grandchildren, nieces and nephews, friends and relatives.Dear sister of Pauline Driscoll and Roger Gauthier of Ottawa. Predeceased by four brothers and one sister. Special friend of Bill Billings and Del Stevens (predeceased 2000).A woman of great determination and energy who raised seven very strong children. Family and friends were her love and her joy. Always beautifully dressed and groomed, with beautiful blue eyes and a smile that lit the world, Lucille was admired by all she met. She loved laughter, music and most of all, dancing. A longtime member of the Women's Auxiliary of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #23 North Bay and Branch # 116 Bracebridge where she was an avid dart player and hard working member for many years.A popular resident of the Empire Living Center where she will be greatly missed by residents and staff.
Friends are invited to attend visitation at the Martyn Funeral Home (across from City Hall) today from 2-4 and 7-9:00 PM and at the Emmanuel United Church on Saturday from 12noon until 1:00 PM. The Ladies Auxiliary from the RCL Branch # 23 will hold a Memorial Service in the funeral home today at 2:30 PM, during the visitation. A Service of Remembrance and reception will be held at Emmanuel United Church, 395 Lakeshore Road, North Bay on Saturday, November 5th, at 1:00 PM. Reverend Meg Purdy, a longtime family friend, will be officiating.Donations made to the Worldwide Wellness/Pain Control Organization Pump Program or to the Charity of your choice would be appreciated.
She's dancing in the clouds now and the sky will ring with laughter!
CUNNINGHAM (nee MacDiarmid) - Mary Agnes
Died peacefully at Cassellhome for the Aged, November 7, 2005 at the age of 91 years.Will be sadly missed by sons Robert (Erika) of Bonfield and Ian (Jane) of Toronto. Beloved Grandmother to Jennifer (Victoria) of Fort Frances, Rob (Angela) of Barrie and Terrell (Sophie) of Ottawa and Great-grandmother to Brayden and Justin. Also survived by her brother Bill (Wynne) MacDiarmid of Winnipeg, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.Agnes was predeceased by her parents, and in 1965 by her much loved husband William (Bill). She was also predeceased by her faithful companion of many years, Fred Willis, in 1996.
As per her wishes, no visitation or funeral services. Cremation to take place with a private memorial and a scattering of ashes in a place she loved best. Arrangements entrusted to the Martyn Funeral Home (across from City Hall)
Twilight and evening bell, And after that the dark!And may there be no sadness of farewellWhen I embark.For, though from out our bourne of time and placeThe flood may bear me far, I hope to see my Pilot face to faceWhen I have crossed the bar.A.L. Tennyson
MacLEAN MOORE (nee Allen) - Edythe
Peacefully went to rest at the North Bay General Hospital at the Scollard Site, on Monday, November 7, 2005. Edythe, was the beloved wife of the late Alan MacLean and Dr. A.H. Moore, she was in her 97th year. She was the "Best Mom" to James MacLean, Joanne Van Every Smith and Marlene Bobenic (John). Predeceased by her daughter Barbara Jeanne Shrecengost (husband Cecil). She was the loving grandmother of 15, great-grandmother of 31, and great-great grandmother of 5.
Edythe was an accomplished business women, she owned the Windsor Hotel in New Liskeard, then the Lakeview Hotel on Lakeshore Drive and then the Red Line in Callander. In her younger years she was a talented speed skater and enjoyed curling. She liked to golf with her friends and business associates. Edythe was well known as an excellent knitter and every generation of her family have gifts from her. She enjoyed dancing, swimming in Florida and especially playing bingo.
Friends may call at MARTYN FUNERAL HOME on Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. and again on Thursday from 1:00 PM until time of service in the chapel at 2 PM. Interment to follow at Callander Union Cemetery. A donation to Canadian Diabetic Association would be gratefully acknowledged as expressions of sympathy.
KNIGHT - James Chaplin 'Jimmie'
The captain of the Appointment II has gone peacefully to see his navigator (Dorothy Knight nee Cheverie) and has pulled into his final port on Sunday November 6, 2005 surrounded by his family in his 64th year. He will be sadly missed by his partner Ann Bibby and her family. Also fondly remembered by his children Angela (Paul van Schaayk) and James (Treena Palangio). He will also be sadly missed by his mother Isabell Knight and the late James L. Knight of Parry Sound, by all his brothers Charlie (Rose) of Sarnia, Ted (Cathy) of Parry Sound, Robert (Holly) of Toronto and Donald of Georgian Bay and all his nieces, nephews, family members and friends. Jimmie was an avid fisherman who could always be found on "the spot" on Lake Nipissing. He also enjoyed boating, hunting, snowmobiling and traveling abroad. He was past president of the Kinsmen and Rotary Clubs of North Bay, an active member of the Royal Canadian Legion Br. 23, Masonic Lodge and Shrine Club.
Friends may call at the MARTYN FUNERAL HOME (across from city hall) on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm and again on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The funeral mass will be celebrated at Corpus Christi Church on Thursday at 11 am. Interment to follow at the Holy Cross Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to his favourite charity that works toward world peace and understanding, the Rotary Foundation or to the Canadian Cancer Society.