KENNEDY (nee Bain) - Doris
Peacefully at the North Bay General Hospital, McLaren Site on Thursday, February 17, 2005. Doris Bain, was the beloved wife of the late John Kennedy and the loving mother of Carolyn Kennedy (Peter Burns) and Valerie Bowness (Rodger). She will be lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Robin (Mike), John (Barb), Kara (Greg), Gillian, Leah (Steve), Meghan, Brad (Melanie) and great-grandchildren Annagh, Holly, Samuel, Benjamin and Satchel. She was predeceased by her sisters Dorothy Alcock, Jean Easto, Ruth Foy and Marjorie Dahl and by her brothers Howard Bain and Dr. Harry Bain. She will be dearly remembered by her sisters-in-law Barbara Bain, Jean Bain, Anna Kennedy and Noretta Kennedy. Throughout her life, Doris actively participated in many charitable organizations including the Red Cross and the I.O.D.E. She was a charter and founding member of the Esperanza Club, a local group that supported families in the city. She enjoyed Canadian Club events and tours with her many long-time friends. An avid duplicate bridge player, she could out-play all of her grandchildren at cards and scrabble, and had great fun teaching them how to gamble their pennies. She was a championship golfer who took great pride in playing until she was seventy-five. As a young wife during the war, she operated Kennedy Insurance when her husband was serving in Halifax. She loved her dogs, especially Sheba, reading, entertaining and swimming, but most of all she loved being with her family. She will be missed. Doris' family will receive friends at the Martyn Funeral Home on Saturday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be at the Martyn Funeral Home Chapel on Sunday, February 20th at 2 p.m. Spring interment at the Terrace Lawn Cemetery.
If desired, donations to the North Bay General Hospital Foundation or to a charity of your choice will be gratefully acknowledged as expressions of sympathy.
KNAPP - Clarence 'Bert'
KNAPP, CLARENCE HERBERT (BERT) At home with his family at his side on Wednesday February 16, 2005. Born In Sackville, New Brunswick on July 8, 1918, Bert served as a flight Lieutenant with the RCAF during WWII. After the war he worked for the Royal Bank of Canada for 42 years. Survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Eleanor. Loving father of Harold (Nicole) of Holland Landing and Catherine Morland (Gordon) of North Bay. Sadly missed by grandchildren Ian and Whitney Morland, Erika and Maria-Laure Knapp and by niece and nephew Elizabeth and Rob McClung. Bert was an avid outdoorsman all his life. His other great passions were his workshop and his garden. Cremation at the Forest Lawn Crematorium. A memorial service in memory of Bert will be held at the MARTYN FUNERAL HOME (across from city hall) on Friday at 3 pm.
If desired, donations to the North Bay General Hospital Foundation or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.
NEELY - Emily
NEELY: Emily Ann Passed away peacefully at her daughter's home, with her family at her side on Wednesday, March 02, 2005. Emily Ann Ashurst, was the beloved wife of the late Wilfred Calvin "Cub" Neely, she was in her 69th year. Loving mother of Gerry and his wife Maria of Bowmanville, David and his wife Suzanne of Spanish and Jenny and her husband Marc Amyotte of North Bay. Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Shannon (David Hilgartner), Shawn Amyotte (Christine South), Nathan Amyotte and Dwight Neely. Dearly loved by her mother Ethel Mary (Breary) Ashurst. Predeceased by her father David Wesley Ashurst. Dearly loved by her sister Francis Rintoul and her husband Don and by her family Leslie Ann, Kevin (Betty), Karen and Chris. Emily worked at Sunset School as an Educational Assistant for many years. Her work with special needs children was a big part of her life. She also enjoyed crocheting, doing crossword puzzles, tole painting, fishing, hunting and volunteering at the Blood Donor Clinic and at Cassellholme. Visitation will be held in the MARTYN FUNERAL HOME (across from City Hall) on Friday from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 PM. Funeral Services from the Martyn Funeral Home Chapel on Saturday, March 5th, at 1:30 PM. Cremation will follow at the Forest Lawn Crematorium.
If desired, donation to the Canadian Cancer Society will be gratefully acknowledged as expressions of sympathy.
RECOSKI - Susan
Peacefully at Nipissing Manor on Saturday March 5th, 2005, at the age of 102 years. Susan Recoski was the beloved wife of the late Nicholas Recoski, formerly of Timmins. Dearly loved and devoted mother of Cathy Carr (Bill) of Eliot Lake, formerly of North Bay, Marlene Williams (Ross) of St. Catherines and the late Debbie DeGurse (Bill) of Barrie who predeceased her mother this past . Lovingly remembered and sadly missed by her ten grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren. Friends may cal at the Martyn Funeral Home (across from city hall) today, Monday March 7th from 12 non until time for services in the chapel at 1:0 p.m. Spring interment will take place in the Timmins Cemetery.
If desired donations to the charity of your choice will be gratefully acknowledged as expressions of sympathy.
MOUNTFORD - Etta Mae
Peacefully, at Cassellholme on Friday March 4th, 2005, while in her 92nd year. Etta was the beloved wife of the late Gerald Mountford, mother of Robert "Bob" Jamieson (Jean), Eleanor Casey (Mike), Theresa Morelli (Dan) and Kathleen Beaton (Peter). She will be remembered by her 12 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren, and her many nieces and nephews. Dear sister of Winnifred Gardner (Ken), Phyllis Arcieri (Archie). Etta was predeceased by her first husband Duncan Jamieson, her loving parents Hazel and Bill Coleman, sister Kathleen Riness, daughter Kathleen Beaton, brother Arthur Coleman and husband Gerald Mountford. Etta wished no visitation. Cremation will take place with a private committal services at Terrace Lawn Cemetery, in the spring.
If desired donations to the charity of your choice will be gratefully acknowledged as expressions of sympathy. Arrangements entrusted to Martyn Funeral Home.
RANSOM - Ken
Passed away on Friday March 4, 2005 after a short illness at the age of 54 years. Ken will be sadly missed by Joan and his children Lori-anne, Wayne, Patricia and Harold all residing in Saskatchewan and by his grandchildren Devon, Zathary, Taven, Terra, Marie, Tyler, Shamus, Michyl, Bobby, Tyrese, Aaron, Arinna, Dezaray and Kade. Also survived by his brothers and sisters Blanche Deschane, Henry (Jeanine), Raymond, Ruth Ouellette, Don (Ruth), Betty (Jerry) McHugh, Sid, Ronald (Rose), Lucy (Calven) Wilson, Leonard (Sandra), Rich (Louise) Deschane and Earl (Kathy). Predeceased by his parents Tom and Ellen Ransom, his brother Bobby and sisters Kathleen, Marie and Annette (survived by her husband Eli Rasmussen). Visiting at the MARTYN FUNERAL HOME (across from city hall) on Friday from 2-4 pm. The funeral service will follow in the chapel at 4 pm. Cremation at the Forest Lawn Crematorium.
In lieu of flowers donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated
ACKROYD - Raymond
Passed away on Wednesday March 9th, 2005, at the North Bay General Hospital while in his 88th year. Survived by his wife of 62 years, Lenna Ackroyd (Proctor). Dear father of Arlene Dool (Ron) of Port Coquitlam, B.C., Ron Ackroyd (Betty) of London, Alan Ackroyd (Shelley) of North Bay and Roslyn Lima of Bermuda. He will be missed by his nine grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Friends may call at the MARTYN FUNERAL HOME (across from city hall) on Saturday afternoon from 2 -4 p.m. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home chapel on Saturday evening at 7:00 p.m. Cremation to follow.
If desired donations to the Calvin Presbyterian Church Building Fund will be gratefully acknowledged as expressions of sympathy.
SOLBERG - Peter
Passed away peacefully at the North Bay General Hospital - Scollard Site, on Friday, March 11, 2005, in his 82nd year, after a courageous battle with emphysema. Left to mourn his loss are his beloved companion and caregiver Doris Oglestone; daughter Lisa Stewart, granddaughter Rebecca Stewart both of Richmond, B.C.; step son Lloyd Stone (wife Joan) of London; several cousins, nieces and nephews in Norway; as well as many friends in and around North Bay. Peter was predeceased by his parents Mr. & Mrs. Josef Solberg and two sisters all of Oslo, Norway. He was a member of the Masonic Order and the Rameses Shrine Club. He was also a long time member of the North Bay Golden Age Club and served on its Board of Directors for three years. Peter was a World War 11 Veteran having been a freedom fighter in Norway. He then served with the Norwegian Merchant Navy under the allied command, where he served as ship's mechanic. He was a mechanic by trade and worked in Grand Prairie, Alberta, Australia and Montreal. Finally he operated his own business here in North Bay, Victor Transmission on Fisher Street. He also worked with the Ministry of Government Services throughout Northeastern Ontario, maintaining their emergency generators. Peter was a kind, cheerful and jovial man. He loved to spend time at his cabin in the woods or exploring the internet. His many friends were often entertained by his Norwegian stories and humour while playing a game of cards. At Peter's request there will be cremation at the Forest Lawn Crematorium. Doris and Peter's family will receive friends in the Martyn Funeral Home on Saturday, March 19th, from 10 am until time for a Memorial Service in the Funeral Home Chapel at 11:00 am.
As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Lung Association would be appreciated.
HUGHES - John
Died suddenly at his home on Saturday, March 12, 2005. John, was the beloved husband of Joanne Roche, he was 69 years old. He was the loving father of Wade Hughes (Rhonda Couchie) of North Bay. John will be remembered by his sister Elizabeth Hughes, sister in law Murielle, brother in law Ed Roche (Gail) and 4 nephews all of North Bay. He will be sadly missed by his faithful companion Bentley. Predeceased by his parents Tony & Juliette Hughes and by his brother Harry. John will be remembered by his friends as a Lifelong Entrepreneur. A Memorial Service to celebrate John's life will be held at St. Andrew's United Church on Tuesday, March 15th at 2:00 PM. Cremation at the Forest Lawn Crematorium, with interment of ashes at the North Bay Union Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to the MARTYN FUNERAL HOME (across from City Hall)
If desired, donations to the North Bay Humane Society or the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by his family.
RICE - Noeline
Peacefully at Cassellholme on Wednesday March 16, 2005. Loving mother of Jack (Fran) of Mississauga, Judy (Earl) Turnbull of Winnipeg and David of North Bay. Dear grandmother of John David Rice, Scott and Sean Turnbull, Danika and Kassia Rice. Predeceased by her husband William Rice, parents William and Murial Gard, brothers Jack and Mervyn and sister Eileen Gard. The funeral service will be held at the Martyn Funeral Home on Monday March 21 at 1 pm. Spring interment at the Terrace Lawn Cemetery.
As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made in memory of Noeline to the charity of your choice.
SAVAGE - Audna
Peacefully with her family at her side after a brief illness on Friday March 18, 2005 at the age of 72 years. Predeceased by her beloved Jacques Bedard. Loving mother of Alice-Ann Hopkins (husband Murray) of North Bay, Sheryzad Savage-Amyotte (husband Rejean) of North Bay, Susan (Jo) Jordan (husband Nicholas) of Union, Ont. And Percy (Corky) Savage (wife Christine) of Redbridge. Sadly missed by grandchildren Caroline Croteau (Danny), Andrew and Adam Hopkins, Jo-Ann (Eric Gamache), Marquise and Noelle Amyotte, Gregory and Angele Jordan and Keith, Erik and Kristen Savage and by great grandchildren Marie-Soleil, Frederike and William Croteau. Survived by sisters Sylvia Giroux, Rose-Mai Knight and Malvina Elrick and by brothers Redolphe, Andre, Achille, Mac, Daniel and Victor Nadon. Predeceased by her parents Alice and Oscar Nadon, by her brother Telesphore Nadon and by sisters Claudia Leblond, Adelia Giroux and Agathe Belecque. Sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. Audna had recently retired from City Laundry where she worked for 40 years. Her life was dedicated to her children and grandchildren and she always looked forward to family gatherings. Friends may call at the MARTYN FUNERAL HOME (across from city hall) on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The funeral mass will be celebrated at Holy Angels Church on Tuesday at 10:30 am. Cremation to follow at the Forest Lawn Crematorium.
If desired donations to the Kidney Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.
FINNIGAN - Edgar
At his home on Friday March 18th, 2005 at the age of 84 years. Edgar John Finnigan, the beloved and devoted husband for the past 62 years of Marion Elizabeth (nee Aitken). Proud and loving father of Richard (Sue) and John, both of British Columbia. Dear brother of Gladys Grainger and Beth Coxford both of North Bay. Predeceased by his sister Elma Adair. After retiring from the Canadian Armed Forces, John worked as a paymaster at the ONR, retiring in 1984. He was a long time member of the North Bay Granite Club. Friends may call at the MARTYN FUNERAL HOME (across from city hall) on Wednesday from 2 -4 & 7 - 9 p.m. Funeral services to celebrate John's life will be held in St. Brice's Anglican Church on Thursday March 24th at 1:00 p.m. Spring interment in St. John's Anglican Cemetery.
Robertson - David
Died at the North Bay General Hospital Scollard Site, on Monday, December 31, 2001. David Robertson was the beloved husband of Jean Hunter. Loving father of Judy and her husband Bill Szumik of North Bay and Peter Robertson and his wife Jane of Drayton. Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren Erin (Jason), David, Sarah, Kristin, Michael (Barb), Jennifer and great grandson Jack. Dearly loved brother of Tom of Montreal and brother-in-law of Pat Hull of North Bay. Predeceased by his parents Samuel and Isabella Robertson and by his sister Annie. A Private Family Memorial Service was held today in the Martyn Funeral Home. Cremation.
The family would appreciate donations to the Canadian Cancer Society.
BOVAY - Pearl
After a brief illness at the North Bay general Hospital, Scollard Site on Saturday March 19, 2005 at the age of 82. Dear wife of the late Harvey McColeman and the late Jack Bovay. Loving mother of Bruce McColeman (wife Janice) and their children Courtney and Ryan and step mother of Sheryl Bovay and her daughter Katherine. Predeceased by her brothers and sisters Florence, Roger, Margaret and Donald. Friends may call at the MARTYN FUNERAL HOME (across from city hall) on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm and on Wednesday from 10-11 am. The funeral service will follow in the chapel on Wednesday at 11 am. Spring interment at the Terrace Lawn Cemetery.
If desired donations to the North Bay General Hospital Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.
McClements - Jean
Departed the world she loved, from Nipissing Manor on Easter Sunday, March 27, 2005. Jean McCann, the beloved wife of the late Henry Joseph "Harry" McClements, was in her 82 nd Year. Loving mother of Michael McClements and his wife Karen of Puslinch Township, Marie and her husband Don McKay of Calgary, Tom McClements and his partner Sandy of North Bay and Peter McClements and his wife Yvonne of Toronto. She will be lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Benjamin, Tim and his wife Jacqueline, Stephen, and Joanna and her husband Andrew. Jean was predeceased by her parents Thomas and Mary McCann. Dearly loved sister of Allan and his wife Grace of Windsor and Eleanor and her husband Barry of Vancouver. Jean was a resident of Anita Ave. for more than 50 years. She was a long time member of First Baptist Church, and the co-ordinator for Women's Activities at the North Bay YMCA for many years. She loved to swim, paddle, ski, hike and skate with her many friends. We will all miss Jean very much. She made this world a better place. We know she and Harry are now together again and are with their Lord. Friends may call at the MARTYN FUNERAL HOME (across from city hall) today from 2- 4 & 7 -9 p.m. Funeral services to celebrate Jean's life will be held in First Baptist Church, Cassells St, on Wednesday March 30th at 1:30 p.m. Interment to follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery.
If desired donations to the North Bay YMCA Aquatic Center will be gratefully acknowledged as expressions of sympathy.