BOLLER - Gilbert John
Passed away at the North Bay General Hospital, on Monday, October 4, 2004, at the age of 79 years. Gilbert John "Gib" Boller was the beloved husband of the late Verna (Goerk) Boller. Loving father of Jimmy, Jerry, Clifford and Ricky. In accordance with Gilbert's wishes cremation at the Forest Lawn Crematorium followed by interment of ashes in the family plot, North Bay Union Cemetery.
If desired donations to the charity of your choice will be gratefully acknowledged as expressions of sympathy.
Arrangements entrusted to the MARTYN FUNERAL HOME (across from City Hall).
LUBITZ - Ida
Peacefully at Leisure Word Care Giving Centre on Wednesday October 6, 2004 in her 96th year. Dear wife of the late Capt. W.J. Rowe and the late Dave Lubitz. Loving mother of Alice Veltri (Late Tony) of North Bay, Mae Lloyd (Bryden) of Richmond Hill, Lorne Rowe (Late Connie) of North Bay, Edna Ritchie (Hartley) of London, Shirley Robillard (Bruce) of Falconbridge, Bob Rowe (Lois) of Saskatchewan and Garnet Rowe of Toronto. Lovingly remembered by 20 grandchildren, 45 great grandchildren and 12 great great grandchildren. Survived by her sister Blanche Chisholm of Hamilton. Predeceased by her parents Amelia and Jean Baptiste Gauthier, sisters Angel Robillard, Agnes Dufaure, Amelia Bosselle and Marie Louise Vezeau and by brothers Leo, Bill and Louis Gauthier. Friends may call at the MARTYN FUNERAL HOME (across from City Hall) on Thursday from 7-9pm. A private family funeral service will be conducted on Friday. Interment at St. John's Anglican Cemetery with her first husband.
If desired donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.
SEABORN - Colin
Peacefully at the Algonquin Nursing Home in Mattawa, on Friday October 8th, 2004, in his 75th year. Dear husband of the late Raedith Seaborn. Loving father of Larry Douglas (Eileen) of Redbridge, Judi (Brian Card) of Bancroft, Dan Douglas (Marlene), Ted Douglas (Kathy) of Redbridge, Bob Seaborn (Marianne) of Mattawa, Cathy (Ed Riopel) of Kirkland Lake, Gerry Seaborn of North Bay and Steve Seaborn (Beth) of Barrie. Lovingly remembered by 16 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. Friends may call at the MARTYN FUNERAL HOME (across from City Hall) on Monday from 11-1pm. A Funeral Service will follow at 1pm in the chapel. Interment to follow at the Sturgeon Falls Union Cemetery.
If desired, donations may be made in memory of Colin to the North Bay and District Humaine Society and M.A.D.D. (Nipissing) as expressions of sympathy.
OAKE - Ella M.
At North Bay on Sunday, October 10, 2004. Ella Wilson, beloved wife of the late Michael Oake, in her 90th year. Dearly loved mother of Joyce Leblanc (Marc) and Morris Oake. Predeceased by her daughters Betty Allan and Loretta Emmerson and her grandson Michael Baker. Ella will be lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Cheryl (Gerald), Sue, Angela and her many great grandchildren. Dear sister of Erie Bolton of Scarborough. Also predeceased by her brothers Rusty, Gerve, Glen and sisters Dee and Pearl. Ella's family will receive friends in the Martyn Funeral Home on Tuesday, October 12th from 12noon until time for funeral services in the Funeral Home Chapel at 2:00 PM. Cremation to follow at the Forest Lawn Crematorium.
If desired, donations to the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.
NEW - Hanna Amelia
Passed away at Cassellholme, on Saturday, October 9, 2004. Amelia Casselman, was the beloved wife of the late Thomas New (1899-2002), in her 97th year. Loving mother of Donald and George. Predeceased by her parents George and Barbara (nee Hanna) Casselman and by her siblings Eunice Simms, Arthur, Archibald, Elgin, Frederick and Kipling Casselman. Visitation and Services for Amelia will be held in the Martyn Funeral Home (across from City Hall) on Wednesday October 13th, from 12noon until time for services in the Chapel at 1:00 PM. Interment of ashes at a later date in the North bay Union Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer's Society or a Charity of Choice would be gratefully appreciated by her family.
FINDLATER (nee Frew) - M. Leone "Aunt Doney"
Passed away at the North Bay General Hospital - McLaren Site, on Tuesday, October 12th, 2004. Leone Frew, was the beloved wife of the late Ian Leslie Findlater, she was in her 86th year. Loving mother of Robert "Bob" Findlater and his wife Connie of Niagara Falls. Dearly loved by her sisters Levina, Audrey, Verna and by her many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents William and Sarah Frew and by her brothers Stuart, Hugh and Norman. At Leone's request, funeral and burial will be private. Her family invite you to make a donation to a foundation of your choice.
Arrangements entrusted to the Martyn Funeral Home
GILLIES - Charlene
After a lengthy illness At the North Bay General Hospital on Tuesday March 9th, 2004 at the age of 45 years. Charlene Gillies, dearly loved mother of Sherri Fairchild of Kitchener and Kyle Gillies of North Bay. Lovingly remembered by her grandson Braydin. Dear daughter of Cathie Gillies and the late Robert Gillies. Charlene will be dearly missed by brothers & sisters Bill (Gloria) of North Bay, Anne Sunstrum of Guelph, Robert Jr. (Paula) of Astorville, Elaine Gillies of Callander and Ronald (Terri) of Gravenhurst.
Friends may call at the MARTYN FUNERAL HOME (across from City Hall) on Thursday afternoon from 1:00 p.m. until time for services in the chapel at 3:00 p.m. Cremation with interment of ashes in Forest Lawn Cemetery.
TURCOTTE - Helen (Ellen) Noami
Passed away peacefully at the North Bay General Hospital - McLaren Site, on Tuesday, October 12, 2004. Helen Cockburn was the beloved wife of the late Philip Charles Turcotte Sr., she was 85 years old. Loving mother of Deanna and her husband Richard Ranger of Powassan, Doreen and her husband Mike Quirt of Burks Falls, Irvin Turcotte of North Bay and mother-in-law of Faye Turcotte also of North Bay. Predeceased by her son Philip Turcotte JR, on May 1st of this year. Lovingly remembered by her nine grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. Survived by her seven sisters and one brother. In accordance with Helen's wishes there will be Cremation and interment of her ashes in Forest Lawn Cemetery. If desired, donation to the Parkinson Society would be gratefully acknowledged as expressions of sympathy. Helen's family would thank Dr. Aylett, Sharon Burns and the nurses of 3 East at the McLaren Site for their care and compassion.
Arrangements entrusted to the MARTYN FUNERAL HOME (across for City Hall).
WATTS (Vollrath) (nee Giddings) - Freda
Peacefully at Cassellholme in North Bay on Tuesday October 12, 2004 in her 90th year. Dear mother of Carl Vollrath (Fern) and Brent Vollrath both of North Bay and Grigg Vollrath (Carolyn) of Edmonton Dear step-mother of Gill Watts (Cynthia) of North Bay and Pamela Casey (Keith) of Barrie. Lovingly remembered by many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her parents Freda (Kannegiesser) Giddings and William Giddings, her step-mother Daisie Giddings, her first husband Otto Vollrath, infant baby Vollrath, her second husband Ernest Watts, her sister Audrey Taylor and her brother Laughlin Giddings. Survived by brother Caughlin Giddings of Vancouver, B.C., sisters Myrtle Stewart (Iverson) of Port Alexander, Ontario, Joyce Giddings of Nipigon, Ontario, Megan Rathjie of Thunder Bay, Ontario and Beryle Weisner of Cape Breton, N.S. Freda worked at Cassellholme Home of the Aged until her retirement. She was actively involved with The Friendship Group at Trinity United Church, she was a life member of The Royal Canadian Legion Auxiliary, Branch 23, she was also a member of the Golden Age Club. She was an avid bowler and dart player and she also loved to travel. Resting at the MARTYN FUNERAL HOME (across from City Hall) in North Bay today from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 PM and at the Valley Funeral Home in Deep River on Friday from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 PM. Services to be held at the St. Andrew's United Church in Chalk River on Saturday, October 16th, at 10:30 am. Interment to follow in the Forest View Cemetery in Chalk River.
If desired, donations to the Alzheimer Society will be gratefully acknowledged as expressions of sympathy.
STATHAM - Barry Marvin
Barry died by his own volition near his home in east Ferris Township on October 13, 2004. Profoundly cherished in life by his wife Judy, son Christopher (toronto) and mother Bernice Cameron (Blind River), he will be greatly missed. Daughter Caroline sadly predeceased him in 2002. He will be missed by good friends, neighbours, and the students of Widdifield Secondary School where he taught from 1970 to 1998 who enjoyed his mentorship. Respecting Barry's wishes ther will be no service.
Arrangements are entrusted to Martyn Funeral Home.
GREGORY - Josephine Patricia
At the North Bay General Hospital on Thursday October 14th, 2004 at the age of 85 years. Josephine Patricia McAran was the beloved wife of the late George Gregory. Dearly loved mother of Christopher (Janice) of Huntington Beach, California, Martin of Kanata, & Gerry (Jennifer) of North Bay. Predeceased by her daughter Patricia. Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Julia, Blake, Evan, Emma and Samantha. Also predeceased by her brothers Terence and Martin, and sister Margaret. A long time resident of Point Claire, Quebec Mrs. Gregory moved to North Bay several years ago to be closer to her family. In accordance with her wishes cremation has taken place. A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held in the Collins Clarke MacGillivray Funeral Home, Point Claire, Quebec. Interment of her ashes will be in the Field of Honor Cemetery, Pointe Claire.
If desired donations to the Canadian Cancer Society will be gratefully acknowledged as expressions of sympathy.
Arrangements entrusted to the MARTYN FUNERAL HOME.
SHEPPARD - Helen Margaret
Life long North Bay resident and retired teacher Helen Sheppard died peacefully at Eastholme, Powassan on Friday October 15, 2004, at the age of 94 years. The Beloved daughter of the late Ralph and Annie Sheppard, Helen was born at North Bay March 4, 1910. Predeceased by her sister Muriel Blues. Helen will be lovingly remembered by her nieces Helen Purnell and her family. A teacher by profession Miss Sheppard will be remembered by the many students she taught at Harvey Street Public School and at McIntyre Street Public School throughout her 38 - year career. She was the first president of the Women Teachers Federation of Ontario. A devoted member of St. Brice's Anglican Church she was also very active in the Ladies Auxiliary of the former Civic Hospital. A dedicated member and Past President of the Rebekah Assembly of Ontario, and 65 year member of Nipissing Rebekah Lodge # 152. Friends may call at the MARTYN FUNERL HOME, on Sunday from 2 - 4 & 7 - 9 p.m. The Rebekah Lodge will honor her during a memorial service to be held in the funeral home on Sunday evening at 7 p.m. Funeral services to celebrate Helen's life will be held in St. Brice's Anglican Church on Monday October 18th at 11:00 a.m.
If desired donations to Camp Trillium, camp for terminally ill children, sponsored by the Rebekahs and the Oddfellows, or St. Brice's Anglican Church will be gratefully acknowledged as expressions of sympathy.
ANDERSON - Hugh Alfred
Passed away peacefully at the North Bay General Hospital on Sunday October 17th, 2004 at the age of 74 years. Loving father of Hugh (Monica) of Cincinnati, Bruce of North Bay, Fraser of Calgary, Sharon (Bruce Coughlin) of Callander and Glen (Jennifer) of Cookstown. Sadly missed by his ten grandchildren. Survived by his sister Helen Ferguson of Dryden. Predeceased by his parents Adolph and Isabella, and his brothers Jim, Jack and Charles. Hugh, a long time resident of North Bay and New Liskeard, was active in both communities. Hugh's activities included coaching many sports as well as being an active member of the theatre guild. He was a long time employee in the advertising departments of both the North Bay Nugget and the Temiskaming Speaker. Friends may call at the MARTYN FUNERAL HOME (across from city hall) on Tuesday from 2 - 4 & 7 - 9 p.m. A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held in the funeral home chapel on Wednesday October 20th at 10:00 a.m. Interment of ashes will follow in the New Liskeard Cemetery at 2:00 p.m. If desired donations to Cancer Society or the Heart & Stroke Fund will be gratefully acknowledged as expressions of sympathy.
HARPER - Gordon Hilliard
Harper, Gordon Hilliard, born July 31, 1913 and passed away peacefully at N.B.G.H., Scollard St. early Saturday morning, October 16, 2004. Gord is predeceased by his wives, Florence O'Neil (1981) and Ada Billington-O'Hara (2003), his step-parents, Arthur and Christina Land and four brothers. Gordon is survived by his sister, Elinor Reinhardt (Jim) of Hallandale FL., his chiildren, David (Dorothy), Linda Kay-Tregenza (Jack), Robert (Dale) of North Bay and Peter (Lynda) of St. Augustine, FL. Step-childre Sharon Andryechen (Eddie), Mary Lou Lockwood and Debbie O'Hara. Granchildren Stephen and Murray Kay, Kathy Mathieu, Melissa Turgeon, Gregory Harper, Jennica & Benjamin Harper. Step-grandchildren Sheri Madigan, Derrik Andryechen, Jewel Chatelain, John & Jevon Tregenza, Dustin Campbell, Jennifer Duffy & Britney Lockwood as well as 15 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great granchildren and a cousin Doreen Currie (Ralph) of North Bay. Gordon lived in West Ferris and North Bay most of his 91 years. His life span had him experiencing history as it progessed…the first airplane landing in North Bay (old Scollard running track) to witnessing men landing on the Moon to seeing men put research vehicle on Mars. Seeing steam car cruise the Main St. of North Bay to driving a modern automobile until the age of 90. History had Gord working on the TransCanada Highway with horse and cart and later on maintaining the road with heavy modern day road maintenance equipment. Gord has been a labourer, butcher, grocer, harware man, steelrigger, welder, house builder, track builder and eventually a long time employee of the Dept. of Highways until he retired in 1974. Gord enjoyed being involved in local politics (municipal council, school boards & Museum committees) and often voiced his opinions on matter that he felt important to the citizens of North Bay. Gord enjoyed helping others when the need was apparent. Gord witnessed the actual building of the Empire Hotel as a young boy (aprox. 1928), one of the first all stell & masonry buildings in North Bay. He also enjoyed following the construction of the new addition as a "sidewalk superintendent" in 2004. Gord will be missed by his friends at the Empire Living Center where he has resided for over a year. As a husband, father, grandfather, uncle, friend or neighbour, he was a very caring man. At Gordon's request, immediate cremation and a private family memorial gathering at a later date.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the MARTYN FUNERAL HOME.