Bull - Pearl Alexandria
Passed away peacefully at Nipissing Manor Nursing Care Center, on Thursday, December 6th, 2001. Pearl Alexandria Grant, beloved wife of the late Stewart LeBaron Rainsford Bull, in her 96th year. Loving mother of Grant [Betty] of Callander, Nancy Tikkanen [Ken] of Langley, B.C., Ruth Chitty [Stephen] of Crescent Beach, B.C., Gregory [Susan Tinevez] of Whitehorse, Yukon and Susan [Keith Saunders] of North Vancouver B.C. Predeceased by her son Donald and his wife Elsa and by her parents Alexander F. and Alberta F. Grant and by her brothers Cecil, Frederick and Russell. Lovingly remembered by her brother Walter Grant of Corbeil, and by her grandchildren David Bull [Cathy] of North Bay, Brent Bull [Catherine] of North Bay, Jeffrey Tikkanen [Monique] of Saskatoon, Sask., Liisa Tikkanen of Surrey, B.C., Jen Chitty [Sandra Jamieson], of Crescent Beach, B.C., Morgan Chitty[Danielle]of Sechelt, B.C., Logan and Holly Bull, of Whitehorse, Yukon, and Teshia Bull Saunders of North Vancouver and great grandchildren Jaret and Jaimee Bull, Gabrielle and Paige Jamieson, Lucas and Chase Chitty. Pearl was born on May 11, 1906 at Copper Lake Antigonish Co., Nova Scotia. She traveled to Bisbee Arizona as a child with her parents as her father went to work in the Copper Queen Gold Mine. They left Arizona about 1917 returning to their farm in Copper Lake and very shortly thereafter moved to Timmins Ontario as the Hollinger Mine was opening. Pearl and her brothers grew up in Timmins and it was there that she met and fell in love with Stewart her husband of 61 years. Pearl and Stewart and family moved to North Bay in February 1948 where they resided until taking up residence at Nipissing Manor in 1997. Pearl was a founding member of the North Bay Hyla Club, a member of the Ladies Auxillary of St. Brice's Anglican Church for many years and a very active volunteer at the North Bay Hospitals. Her hearty laugh and infectious smile will be missed by her family and many friends. The members of Bull family would like to extend their sincere thanks and gratitude to Dr. D. Clark and the entire staff of Nipissing Manor for the loving care they have given over the past four years. Visitations will take place at Martyn Funeral Home on Sunday from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. and Monday from 10:00 am till time for funeral service in the Funeral Home Chapel at 11:00 am. Interment of ashes in the St.John's Anglican Cemetery, North Bay.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the North Bay Hospital Foundation Building Fund or charity of your choice.
Janka - Anita
Peacefully in her sleep on Tuesday May 14, 2002. Beloved wife of the late Heinz Janka. Loving mother of Lisa Janka (husband Al Lamore), and Gabriele (husband Len Maynard). Proud grandmother of Joseph Maynard. Predeceased by her daughter Christa. Private family service.
In lieu of flowers a donation to the charity of your choice would be appreciated.
Arrangements entrusted to Martyn Funeral Home, North Bay. (705) 472-8810
Knapp - Edith Helene
At Cassellholme, Home for the Aged, on Monday May 21, 2002, while in her 89th year. Edith Helene Miller, beloved wife of the late William Erwin Knapp. Predeceased by her sons Allan in 1984 & Charlie in 2001. Edith had worked in the laundry service at the former Empire Hotel and then at City Laundry before retiring. Funeral services will be held in the chapel at Cassellholme, 400 Olive Street, at 11:00 a.m. on Friday May 24th. Interment to follow in St. John's Anglican Cemetery.
Arrangements entrusted to the Martyn Funeral Home, 464 Wyld Street, North Bay.
Johnson - Lloyd Arthur
Suddenly at his home, on Monday, May 27, 2002. Lloyd Arthur Johnson, was the beloved husband of Barbara Mooney, in his 70th year. Loving father of Chris Johnson and his wife Laurie of Petawawa, Ellen Krause and her husband Alvin of Powassan, Lois Fricker and her husband Kevin of North Bay and Grant Johnson and his wife Melissa of Corbeil. Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren Krista, Bradley, Ben, Ken, Natasha, Luke, Amanda-Rose, Elijah, Caleb, Tiffany, Abigail, Emily and great grandchild Nehemiah. Predeceased by his son Andrew, his parents Cornelius and Emma Johnson, his in-laws William and Dora Mooney and by his brother in law Garland Mooney. Dearly loved brother to Connie Chisholm and her husband Gordon of Coniston. Fondly remembered by his special friends Marie and Alton. Lloyd apprenticed and received his Mechanist papers with CP Rail. He then joined Bell Canada and worked there as an Electronic Technician, for over 30 years. Once retiring from Bell, Lloyd was called to do the work of the Lord. He ministered with the United Church of Canada, in the North Bay area for many years, and then held the charge at Carmichael United Church for 10 years. Lloyd's family will receive friends in the Martyn Funeral Home on Wednesday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 PM. Funeral services will be held at the Knox United Church (Callander) on Thursday, May 30th, at 11:00 am. Interment to follow at the Callander Union Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Knox United Church - General Fund will be gratefully acknowledged as expressions of sympathy.
Adams - Florence 'Flo'
At the North Bay General Hospital, Scollard Site on Wednesday May 29th, 2002 at the age of 81 years. Flo was the beloved wife of Jack Adams for over 62 years. Dearly loved mother of Gloria Gould and her husband John of Chicago and Sandra Whittley and her husband Trevor of North Bay. Flo will be lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Carrie, Adam, Kelly and Stephanie and her great grandchildren Miranda, Jackson, Malcolm and Cailin. Also survived by her sister Nora Prue of Harriston. Friends may call at the Martyn Funeral Home on Saturday evening from 7 - 9 p.m. Nipissing Rebekah Lodge # 152 memorial service at 7:30 p.m. Funeral services be held in the Martyn Funeral Home Chapel on Sunday June 2nd, 2002 at 3:00 p.m. Interment in St. John's Anglican Cemetery.
If desired, donations to the Cancer Society will be gratefully acknowledged as expressions of sympathy.
Beadle - Phyllis May
At Leisureworld Care Giving Centre on Wednesday May 29, 2002 at the age of 93 years. Phyllis May Dawn, beloved wife of the late Cecil Beadle. Proud and loving mother of Robert and his wife Julie of Ethiopia and Janis Gladwish and her husband Bob of Downingtown, Pennsylvania. Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Jeff and Brad Gladwish and Jen, Dan, Megan and Andrew Beadle. Dear sister of Hazel Hough of North Bay. Predeceased by her brothers Bob, Edward and Rolly Dawn and sister Joyce Critchley. Phyllis and Cecil were former long time residents of Kapuskasing, living there for over 30 years. When Cecil retired they moved to Fonthill. In 1986, following Cecil's death, Phyllis and her sister Hazel both moved to North Bay where they have resided together ever since. Phyllis was an inspiration to all who knew her and was especially loved by her family. Funeral services to celebrate her life will be held in Christ Church Anglican, Vimy Street, on Saturday June 1st, 2002 at 3:00 p.m. Cremation with interment of her ashes in Matheson, Ont.
Arrangements entrusted to the Martyn Funeral Home, 464 Wyld Street.
Dodgson - Joseph Gibson 'Gib'
Beloved husband of Alma May Avery for 68 years. Loved father of John "Jack" Richard Dodgson (wife Carol) and Douglas Murray Dodgson (wife Franca). Devoted grandfather of Jeffrey Richard Dodgson, James Robert Dodgson (wife Vicki), Matthew Paul Dodgson, Bryan Jonathan Dodgson, Daniel Michael Dodgson and Marisa Nicole Maxine Dodgson. Devoted great grandfather of Jessica Marie Dodgson, Jonathan Cameron Dodgson, Andrew James Dodgson and Jasmine Alisha Dodgson. Gib retired from the O.N.R. as shop foreman. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 23, the Independent Order of Oddfellows, the North Bay Masonic Lodge 617, (33rd Degree), 407 Demon Squadron Association (W.W.II) and as the Grandmaster of the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry. A longtime resident of Victoria Street, North Bay, Gib and Allie have resided at Leisureworld for the past 3 _ years. Predeceased by his parents Richard and Mary Ann Dodgson, his infant daughter Maxine Anne, his brothers Harold (wife Phyllis) Miles (wife Dorothy) and by his sister Amelia. At Gib's request no visitation.
A memorial service to be held in St. Brice's Anglican Church. For further information, please call the Martyn Funeral Home Recorded Visitation line at 472-8811.
For 90 years Joseph Gibson Dodgson served God, his church, his family and his fellowmen. May he rest in peace.
Thompson - Richard Leonard
Quietly passed away after a courageous battle with cancer, on Friday, May 31st, 2002, at the age of 46. Loved son of Olive Thompson and the late Len Thompson. Dear brother of Doug Smith and his wife Paulette of North Bay, Harvey Thompson and his wife Heather of Ottawa and Lenora Duke and her husband Peter of Burlington. In his youth Ricky was actively involved in Hockey and Baseball, and attended Dr. Carruthers and Chippewa. He formerly worked in the Shipping/Receiving department at Silverwood's Dairy, and was an avid hockey fan and gardener. Ricky's family will receive friends in the Martyn Funeral Home today from 1:00 PM till time for services in the Chapel at 3:00 PM.
"In peace I lie down and sleep…" Psalm 4:8
The Reverend Cleator - Canon Kenneth
Peacefully in his sleep Monday, June 3rd, 2002, at North Bay General Hospital in his 88th year. Beloved husband of Bernice (Brown) and dearly loved father of three sons: Ian (Helen) of Long Island, New York, John (Nan) of Bracebridge and George (Molly) of North Bay. Special Pops to Sharron and Joe Lahaye of Schom-berg. Precious grand-pa to five grandsons: Scott, Craig, Camer-on, Colin and Carson. Survived by his broth-er Gordon (Mabel) Cleator of Brantford. He was predeceased by his parents George and Alice Cleator and by two brothers, Douglas and George. Ken was born in Brantford, Ontario. He graduated from McMaster University (B.A., D.D.) and from Union Theological Seminary, New York (S.T.M.). His 58-year career in the ministry took him to parishes in Matheson, Winnipeg, Toronto, St. Catharines, Cali-fornia, Mississauga, Toronto again, and Montreal. Retiring in 1984 from St. Geor-ge's Anglican Church, Montreal, he and Bernice moved to their beloved retirement home on Lake Nipissing. But retirement didn't sit well, and he was soon active again as Priest Associate, and finally as Honorary Assistant at St. John's Anglican Church, North Bay. Also trained in coun-selling, he managed to serve part-time as a counsellor at the Community Counsel-ling Centre, North Bay, for ten of his "re-tirement" years. His loving presence will be sorely missed by his family, and by many people touched by his warmth. Rev'd. Cheryl Kristolaitis will conduct his funeral Eucharist at St. John's Anglican Church at 2 p.m. on Thursday, June 6. Visitation at Martyn Funeral Home Wed-nesday from 2 to 4 and from 7 to 9 p.m.
If desired, donations to St. John's Church or the charity of choice will be gratefully acknowledged.
Costello - Walter Elgie
At North Bay General Hospital, Scollard Site on Wednesday June 5, 2002. Walter (Elgie) Costello in his 85th year. Predeceased by his parents Margaret and Samual, brothers Cecil and Samual (Bud) and sisters Dorothy (Dot) and Lila. Survived by his loving wife Thelma Iris and children Cindy Robinson (Harold), Kenneth Rourke, Linford (wife Rita), Doyle (wife Diane), Maple McLaren (Grant), Fawn Meecham (Mike Luckey) and Heather Nichols (Doug). Sadly missed by 16 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. Elgie retired from Canadian Pacific Railway in 1978 after serving 42 years as section foreman. Friends may call at the Martyn Funeral Home on Friday from 1:30 pm until 3:00 pm. The funeral service will follow in the Martyn Funeral Home Chapel at 3:00 pm. Interment to follow at the Forest Lawn Cemetery.
Donations in lieu of flowers would be appreciated for the Canadian Cancer Society, Multiple Sclerosis or Diabetes Association.
Finch - Bessie
Died peacefully in her sleep at Cassellholme on Wednesday June 5, 2002 in her 93rd year. Dear wife of the late Bill Finch. Loving mother of Donna (Ron Dickie) of Penetanguishene, Robert of P.E.I., Peter (Carole) of North Bay and Helen (David Leslie) also of North Bay. Sadly missed by grandchildren Danny Dickie, Cathy Sheehan, Marty, Robert and Jason Finch, Tamara Hamilton, Lori and Christine Leslie, Lisa Daigle, Amanda Finch, and five great grandchildren. Dear sister of Ethel Ashurst and Daisy Sabourin. Friends may call at the Martyn Funeral Home on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The funeral service will be held at Laurier Avenue United Church on Saturday at 11 am. Interment at Terrace Lawn Cemetery.
If desired donations to the Hospital for Sick Children or Laurier Avenue United Church would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.
Tandy - Edward 'Ed'
At the Grand River Hospital in Kitchener on Wednesday June 5, 2002 after a courageous battle with cancer, in his 79th year. Ed is survived by his beloved wife Barbara, adored daughters Jill (David) Watkin of Brampton and Holly Tandy (Bill Barker) of Vancouver; a much loved special daughter Sharon (Paul) Tambeau; dearly loved grandchildren Fred, Jody and Edward Watkin and Jolene (Jeff) Yarycky and new great granddaughter Rayne Yarycky. He was predeceased by his parents Fred and Ethel Tandy and brother Fred (WWII). Ed began his career as a CPR carman in 1941. A year later he enlisted in the RCAF and spent 3 years on active service as a Lancaster pilot attached to RAF Bomber Command. Following the war he returned to the CPR. After a distinguished career he retired in 1987 as first vice-president of the Canadian Division Brotherhood of Railway Carmen. An avid sportsman he also coached minor hockey and baseball for many years. Ed will be sadly missed by his family and many friends. Visitation will be at the Martyn Funeral Home on Saturday June 8 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Funeral services will be held in the Martyn Funeral Home chapel on Sunday at 1 pm. Cremation to follow.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Grand River Regional Cancer Centre.
Faulkner - Reginald
At North Bay General Hospital, Mclaren Site on Saturday June 8, 2002. Beloved husband of the late Theresa Mary Pepin. Loving father of Karen and her husband Ray Thomson of North Bay. Lovingly remembered by his grandsons Bill (Jen), Tim (Kelly) and Dan Thomson and by his great grandchildren Alexis, Valerie, Hannah and Keelor. Dearly loved brother of Jack Faulkner (Helen) and the late Don Faulkner (Verona) both of Alliston and the late Della Dunstan (Lorne) of Cookstown. Will be missed by many nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Martyn Funeral Home on Monday from 7-9 pm and on Tuesday from 1-2 pm. The funeral service will be held in the Martyn Funeral Home chapel on Tuesday at 2 pm. Interment to follow at St. Mary's Cemetery.
If desired donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.
Armstrong - Catherine Jean 'Foy'
Daughter of the late Benjamin and Mabel (McKibbon) died after a long courageous battle with cancer at North Bay General-McLaren Site. Beloved wife of the late Bernie, in her 81st year. Survived by daughter Karen (Ed), grandson Rob (Tina), grandaughter Jana (Bill), and great-grandchildren Caitie and Emily Blumsom, and Robbie Brogan. Also left to mourn are sisters-in-law Audrey Foy, Velma Priest, Shirley Curry (Bill), and brother-in-law Chan Armstrong (Kay). As well she leaves many nieces, nephews, cousins, and great nieces and nephews. She will be missed by Robert, Linda and Kendall Brogan. Predeceased by her son Ron and brother Harold. Jean spent her working years as a registered nurse at the ONR Medical and the Civic Hospital; she also worked at St. Joseph's hospital in Sudbury after her graduation from nursing. At her request cremation with no funeral service. Donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated. Interment at Lett's Cemetery, Eganville.
Special thanks to Mary Merritt, Dr. Graham, Dr. Ross, Dr. Hunter, and the staff on 3 east. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Martyn Funeral Home.