Pitt - Mary Irene
At Cassellholme on Friday February 22, 2002. Born June 15, 1903 to the late Mr. and Mrs. John Romain of Fort Coulonge, Quebec. Dear wife of the late Edward Pitt. Loving mother of Mrs. Mona Melia (Tony), Mrs. Edith Cook (Edward), Mrs. Judy Stanley (Everitt), Mrs. Sheila Vachon, and sons Garry, Melvin (Sheila) and Fred. Predeceased by her sons Gilbert, William, August and Raymond and daughter Lillian Chassie. Also predeceased by her brothers Simon, Percy, Chester, Fred, Bill (William), Kenneth and Howard and sisters Mrs. Polly McClean, Mrs. Mabel Brown and Mrs. Edna Ranger. Lovingly remembered by her daughter-in-law Joyce and by 43 grandchildren, 45 great grandchildren and 8 great, great grandchildren. Friends may call at the Martyn Funeral Home on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The funeral service will be held on Monday at 11 am at Bethel Gospel Chapel. Spring interment at Terrace Lawn Cemetery.
If desired donations to Bethel Gospel Chapel or the charity of your choice would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.
Harrison - Elizabeth 'Bette'
Peacefully on Friday February 22, 2002 at Cassellholme. Bette, beloved wife of the late Douglas Edward McCullough (1958), and the late Douglas Raymond Harrison (1998). Loving mother of Peg Julian of North Bay. Dear grandmother of Marla Julian-Marion (husband Ray) of Midland, and Trevor Julian (wife Julie) of White Rock, B.C. Proud granna of Bradley and Gavin. She is survived by her brother Robert Gavin Shier McIntosh (wife Esther) of Brantford. Bette was a teacher in Porcupine, and then Principal/teacher in Moosonee for thirty years. Friends may call at Martyn Funeral Home on Monday from 1p.m. until time of service in the Martyn funeral home chapel at 2 p.m. Cremation.
In lieu of flowers a donation to the Heart & Stroke foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.
Parolin - Earl Albert
Went home to be with his Lord & Saviour on Monday February 25, 2002 at the age of 85. Earl Parolin was the beloved husband, for over 58 years, of Deltha Francis McVeety. Proud and loving father of Darlene Barnett (Douglas) of Orillia and Terry Parolin (Joanne) of North Bay. Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren Aaron (Tara), Jason, Sean and Jordan Barnett and Jayme, Andrea and Jonathan Parolin. Dear brother of Birdie Barnett (Douglas) of Toronto and Jean Dellandrea (Frank) of North Bay. Predeceased by his twin brother Cecil and sister Ruth. Earl is also survived by his sister in law Ruth Parolin and brother in law Reg Culin both of Arnstein. A mechanic by trade Earl began his career, in 1946, with "North Bay Garage" which later became MacPherson Motors. He retired in 1986 after 40 years of service. After this retirement, at age 69, Earl worked with his son Terry, at T.E. Parolin & Son Motor Car Sales, until July 2000. Friends may call at the Martyn Funeral Home today from 2 - 4 & 7 - 9 p.m. and on Wednesday at the Nipissing Junction Gospel Hall from 1:00 p.m. until time for services at 2:00p.m. Spring interment in the Forest Lawn Cemetery.
If desired donations to the Heart & Stroke Fund, or the charity of your choice will be gratefully acknowledged as expressions of sympathy.
Hawkins - Katherine Agnes 'Kay'
At the North Bay General Hospital - Scollard Site, on Monday February 25th, 2002, in her 82nd year. Kay O'Connor was the beloved wife of Clarence Hawkins. Dear mother Robert Hawkins (Lenore) of Sault Ste. Marie, and Grandmother to Marion & R.J. Dear sister of Philip O'Connor (Noreen) of Detroit, and Monica Sequin (Gill) of Wasaga Beach. Also survivied by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her brothers Clarence, Tom, Vincent & Joe and her sister Gertrude Leblanc. A long time North Bay resident Kay and Clarence were married in Callander in 1947. Friends may call at the Martyn Funeral Home today from 2 - 4 & 7 - 9 p.m. Funeral services will be held in the Martyn Funeral Home Chapel on Thursday February 28th, 2002 at 2:00p.m. Cremation with interment of ashes in North Bay Union Cemetery.
If desired donation to the Canadian Cancer Society will be gratefully acknowledged as expressions of sympathy.
Stewart - George Frederick
Died at the North Bay General Hospital – McLaren Site, on Tuesday, February 26, 2002. George Stewart was the beloved husband of Marie Louise Vossen, in his 65th year. Loving father of Bryan Stewart and his wife Robyn, David Stewart and his wife Pat of Don Mills, Doug Stewart of Gravenhurst and Leanne Stewart also of Don Mills. Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren Jessica and Derek Stewart, Caitlyn Champion and Kenny and Heather Goodman. Dearly loved brother of Ernie Fleetwood and his wife Beatrice of London, Ken Fleetwood of Toronto, Audrey Connor and her husband Leo of Lindsay and Bernice Desrocher and her husband Pat of Bowmanville. Predeceased by his parents Fred and Anne Fleetwood and by his brother Frank Fleetwood and his wife Bernice. George, for a number of years had been a member of the North Bay Gateway Horseshoe Club. Visitation will be held in the Martyn Funeral Home on Friday from 12noon until time for services in the Funeral Home Chapel at 3:00 PM. Cremation will follow the service.
Visitation will be held in the Martyn Funeral Home on Friday from 12noon until time for services in the Funeral Home Chapel at 3:00 PM. Cremation will follow the service.
Schofield - James William 'Jim'
Retired City of North Bay Public Works and Parks & Recreation employee. At the North Bay General Hospital, Scollard Site on Monday April 8th, 2002, at the age of 60 years. Jim Schofield was the cherished spouse of Shirley Collins. Proud and loving father of Todd and his wife Gwen and Dean and his wife Sheri all of North Bay. Predeceased by his son Christopher, parents Dick and Kathleen Schofield, a loving stepmother Jean Schofield and his brother Wayne. Jim will be lovingly remembered by his grandchildren Ashley, Travis, Kayla, Dylan and Devyn, his brother Dick (Karen) of Windsor, and stepbrother Murray Bothwell of North Bay. He will also be fondly remembered by Shirley's children; Lea-Ann Sevigny (Ray) of Ottawa, Wally Collins Jr. (Sue) of Verner, Clem Collins of Markstay, Paul Collins (Lynne) of Field and Shirley-Anne Collins of Thunder Bay and their families. Jim's 33 years of service with the city began in 1968 with the Roads Department. In 1987 he transferred to Parks & Recreation & retired from there in 2000. He thoroughly enjoyed his retirement, renewing his love of fishing, spending time at his camp, and doting on his beloved grandchildren that were so special to him Friends may call at the Martyn Funeral Home on Wednesday April 10, from 10:00 a.m. until time for services in the chapel at 2:00 p.m. Cremation will follow with interment of ashes in Terrace Lawn Cemetery.
If desired donations to the Cancer Society will be gratefully acknowledged as expressions of sympathy.
Edwards - Diane Marcelle
At North Bay General Hospital on Monday April 15, 2002 at the age of 55 years. Beloved wife of Max Edwards, loving daughter of Elwin and Helene Rolfe of East Angus, Quebec. Dear mother of Steven (Lise) and David, loving grandmother of Amanda and Gregory Edwards-Dyment. Diane will be sadly missed by her sisters Louise (Rejean) Landreville, Hazel (Jean) Tisdel, Kathleen (Jacques) Lapointe, Judy (Fernand) Poulin, and Sandra (Daniel) Langlois, as well as brothers Richard (Susan) Rolfe and Gerry (Guylaine) Rolfe. Also survived by her loving mother-in-law Alfreda Edwards. Her admiring father-in-law Alexander Edwards also passed away on April 15, 2002. Her smile and fun-filled laughter will be sadly missed by sisters-in-law Nancy Edwards, Linda (Edward) King and brother-in-law Bruce (Deanna) Edwards. Diane was born and raised in East Angus, Quebec where she spent her childhood years. Being the oldest of eight siblings a leadership role soon entered her life. She enjoyed swimming, dancing, Elvis and school. After graduation she began work for Bell Telephone as a Telephone Operator. After she married her husband Max they relocated to Wiarton, Ontario, where their sons Steven and David were born. She was a great homemaker, a good cook and a positive person. She was a Cub Scout leader and a member of the Wiarton Lioness club. She enjoyed boating, swimming, cooking, knitting, sewing, airplane rides, and dancing to old rock-n-roll music. After moving to North Bay Diane remained active with the Lioness club, North Bay Newfoundland Club, Church and phys-ed classes. Daily walks were part of her routine. She loved people and worked for 17 years until 1999 as a cashier at the A&P store. When her grandchildren arrived she naturally and lovingly assumed the role as a doting, loving, and protective grandmother. Diane was a great listener and friends often sought her advice. Friends may visit at Martyn Funeral Home on Friday April 19th, 2-4 and 7-9 pm. A memorial service in Celebration of her life will be held at St John's Anglican Church on Saturday, April 20, at 3;00 pm with the Rev Cheryl Kristolaitis officiating. A funeral mass will be held at St. Louis de France Catholic Church in East Angus, QC on April 27, at 10:30 a.m. Internment will follow at the East Angus Catholic Cemetery.
Her family would gratefully acknowledge donations to the NEO Regional Cancer Centre Foundation in lieu of flowers.
Guppy - Douglas George
At the North Bay General Hospital, Scollard Site, on Thursday April 25, 2002 at the age of 82 years. Doug Guppy was the beloved husband of the late Virginia Ray Crandall, and was the proud and loving father of Loren and his wife Sue of Malvern, England and Leigh- Anne Maxwell and her husband Michael of Langley, B.C. Born in Kirkland Lake, drawing and painting were his consuming interest since childhood. After studying for four year at Central Technical School in Toronto he and a colleague started a commercial art studio, which they ran for four years. He served as an artist in the Canadian Amy Security Service doing graphic design and visual aids. Doug then worked, for twenty years, as a commercial artist in printing houses in Pennsylvania and California. Doug's watercolors have been exhibited in regional and national shows throughout North America including the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the American Watercolor Society in New York. His paintings are in private, public and corporate collections throughout North America. As well as his wife, Doug was also predeceased by his brothers Ken and Gordon, and his sister Marjorie Hill. In accordance with his wishes burial has taken place in Terrace Lawn Cemetery. Friends may call at the Martyn Funeral Home on Sunday April 28th from 2:00 t0 3:00 p.m. A service to celebrate his life will follow in the Chapel at 3:00 p.m.
If desired donations to the Diabetic Society will be gratefully acknowledged as expressions of sympathy.
Brownlee - Donald Douglas
Died peacefully at the North Bay General Hospital - Scollard Site, on Saturday, April 27, 2002, with his wife and daughter at his side, in his 82nd year. Dearest husband of Elizabeth (Betty) Tuckwood, for 52 years. Cherished father of Mary and her husband Andre of Toronto. Dear grandpa of Michael and Katie. Survived by his sister Joy McLenaghan of Perth. Also survived by his loving nieces and nephews Joan Legate (husband Jerry) of South River, Bill Brownlee (wife Linda) of North Bay, Tom Brownlee (wife Alice) of Madoc, John McLenaghan (wife Heather) of Perth, Susan McLenaghan of Perth and by their families. Predeceased by his dearest son Douglas, by his parents J.H. and Nora Brownlee, by his brother James and by his nephew Robert Brownlee. Visitation will be held in the Martyn Funeral Home today from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 PM. Funeral Services from the Martyn Funeral Home Chapel on Tuesday, April 30th at 2:00 PM. Interment at the Greenwood Cemetery, Owen Sound.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the North Bay General Hospital Foundation will be gratefully acknowledged as expressions of sympathy
Ranger - Harry William
Peacefully at home on Tuesday April 30, 2002 at the age of 81. Harry is survived by his wife Gertrude, sons David, Randy, and Cameron, and his daughters Cheryl Boufford (Gary), Linda Boufford (Al Price), Penny Ranger, Wendy Cameron (Art), Terry Kirke (Bill), and grandchildren Kristi, Jodi and Derek Boufford, Jennifer, Natalie and Justin Boufford, Billy, Kristi, Katie, and Adam Kirke; his brothers Alec and Leo, and sister Eva Belanger. Predeceased by his parents Columbe and Matilda (nee Lebreque), brothers Ray, Lorenzo, and Jerry, and sisters Annie, Clara and Florence, and his son-in-law Ken Boufford. Harry worked for North Bay Parks and Recreation for 35 years, retiring to his hobby farm in Redbridge. He was an avid fisherman and gardener. As per Harry’s request he will be cremated with no service. Family are inviting friends to celebrate his life on Friday May 3, 2002 at 219 Victoria St. W., North Bay from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Donations to the Lung Association would be appreciated.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to Martyn Funeral Home (472-8810)
Soule - Marian Isabelle
Died at the North Bay General Hospital - Scollard Site, on Wednesday, May 1, 2002. Marian Binding, was the beloved husband of Archie Soule, in her 80th year. Loving mother of Jamie of Burnaby, British Columbia. Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Nico and Michael. Dearly loved sister of Grace Wright of Woodstock, Ann Finnan of London, and sister in law to Heather Link of Whitby and Fran Soule of North Bay. Marian's family will receive friends in the Martyn Funeral Home on Friday from 1:00 to 3:00 PM, with funeral services in the Funeral Home Chapel at 3:00 PM. Interment North Bay Union Cemetery.
If desired, donations to the Alzheimer's Society will be gratefully acknowledged as expressions of sympathy.
May - George
Suddenly on Wednesday May 1, 2002 at North Bay General Hospital-Scollard Site. George, beloved husband of Patricia in his 70th year. Loving father of Debbie, Bonnie, Wendy, Karen, and Kellie. Survived by his sister Shirley Bentley. He will be sadly missed by his grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. Friends may call at Martyn Funeral Home (464 Wyld Street, North Bay, 705-472-8810) on Saturday from 1-2 p.m. A memorial service will follow in the chapel at 2 p.m.
A donation to the Heart & Stroke foundation would be gratefully acknowledged as expressions of sympathy
Pitman (nee Squires) - Jessie
Jessie Pitman (nee Squires) passed away at Cassellholme, Home for the Aged, on Friday May 10th, 2002 at the age of 90 years. Jessie was the proud and loving mother of Paul Pitman and his wife Donna of Rutherglen and John Pitman and his wife Linda of Astorville. She was predeceased by her son Gene and daughter Justine. Jessie will be lovingly remembered by her 8 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Dear sister of David Squires of Florida, Beatrice Johnston of Port Rowan, Sadie Goodwin of Waterford and Bill Squires of Tilsonburg. Predeceased by brothers Irving, Ray, and Arnold and sisters Verda White and Helen Wilson. Friends may call at the Martyn Funeral Home on Sunday May 12th from 2:00 p.m. until time for services in the chapel at 4:00 p.m. Interment will be in Terrace Lawn Cemetery.
If desired donations in memory of Jessie to the charity of your choice will be gratefully acknowledged as expressions of sympathy.
Mother You're Special In So Many Ways A heart that's full of tenderness, A smile that's very dear, Thoughtfulness in everything You do throughout the year- A love that's very deep and true, An understanding way. Sympathy and faith and trust Through every passing day - Forgiveness for the faults we have And praise for things we do. These make a perfect mother - A mother just like you.
Dudgeon - Benjamin Clifford
Peacefully at North Bay General Hospital-Scollard Site on Monday May 13, 2002. Beloved husband of Muriel, in his 95th year. Loving father of Merlene (husband Ernie Colyer) of Corbeil, Eric (wife Doris) of Astorville, Bonnie (husband Leigh Burley) of Beaverton, and Eileen (husband Jim Ioakimidis) of Brechin. Proud grandfather of eight and great-grandfather of eleven. Dear brother of Fanny Hill, Margaret Harrison, and Donald Dudgeon (wife Myrtle); brother-in-law of Maudie Dudgeon. Friends may call at Martyn Funeral Home on Wednesday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. and again on Thursday from 10-11 a.m. Funeral service will follow in the Chapel at 11 a.m. Interment at Boxwell Cemetery, Chisholm.