HAFT, Florence - (1916-2007) - It is with sorrow that we announce the death of Florence Haft at the Sault Area Hospital on May 7, 2007. Dear wife of the late Vic Haft (1979). Loving mother of Mary Jane Persic (Silvio) and Bob Haft (Andrea). Devoted grandmother of Anthony Persic (Lily) and Andrea Wacker (Kevin). Dearest "Grandma- the-Great" of Jakob, Christopher and Drew Persic and Noah and Ariel Wacker. Sister of Fred Griffith (Marguerite), the late Eileen Hormavirta (late Jorma) and the late Carl Griffith (late Bessie). Sister-in-law of Col. David Weisman (late Carol) and the late Shirley Goldman. Dear aunt of Louise Stephens (John and son Matthew Min), Matthew Griffith (Brigitte), Kathleen Griffith, Patti Cole (Don), Michael Weisman (Dana) and many great nieces and nephews. Special friend of Nancy and Doug Hazzard and Marg Franklin. The family sincerely thanks Drs. Rossi and Piscopo for their many years of care. Thanks also to the devoted and caring staff of the Palliative Care Unit. Funeral service will be held on Thursday, May 10, 2007 at 2 pm at St. Luke's Anglican Cathedral with interment following at the columbarium. Rev. Mal Binks officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Humane Society would be greatly appreciated.
Mrs. Marie Agnes Marsh
MARSH, Mrs. Marie Agnes - Passed away at Chapleau Health Services, Chapleau, Ontario, on Sunday, May 6, 2007, at the age of 79 years. Marie, beloved wife of the late Lorne Marsh. Beloved mother of Brian (Marcia), Keith (Sally), Christopher (Leslie), Gary (Debbie), and Alan (Lynn). Loved grandmother of Andrew, Emilie, Darren, Alex, Victoria, Ryan, Timothy, Denton, Garren, Dustin, and Evan. Marie is also survived by her great grandchildren Nolan and Gabriel, and several nieces & nephews. Marie is the sister of Joseph (Annette), and the late Gerald (late Doris), Helen, Francis (late Cloris), Norbert, and Arlene. Friends may call at the GILMARTIN VISITATION CENTRE, 10 Young Street, Chapleau, Ontario, on Thursday evening, May 10, 2007, from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Sacred Heart Church, Chapleau, on Friday morning, May 11, 2007, at 11:00 am. Interment Chapleau Municipal Cemetery. For those who wish donations to the Northern Cancer Research Foundation or Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.
ROCCA, Angelo - Monday, May 7th, 2007 in his 74th year at the SRH Laurentian Site. Husband of Anne (Bilcowski) Rocca of Sudbury. Loving father of Joseph (wife Sandra) of Sault Ste. Marie, Maria of Sudbury, Frank (wife Jennifer) of Coniston and Robert (wife Rhawnie) of Sudbury. Cherished grandfather of Derek Leblanc, Adriana Rocca, Brittany Bergeron, Taylor Rocca, Cammi Bergeron, Anthony Rocca, Jordan Rocca, Jake Rocca and Benjamin Rocca. Dear son of Giuseppe and Maria Rocca predeceased. Dear brother of Josephine Esposito predeceased, Gina Poulin of Granby, P.Q. and Guido (wife Lena) of Sudbury. Sadly missed by nieces and nephews. Funeral Service in the R.J. BARNARD CHAPEL, JACKSON & BARNARD FUNERAL HOME, 233 Larch St., Sudbury, Thursday, May 10th, 2007 at 7 p.m. Cremation at the Parklawn Crematorium. Donations to the 4th Floor Palliative Care Unit, Laurentian Site would be appreciated. (Friends may call after 4 p.m. Thursday.)
WDOWIAK, Krystyna - With much sorrow Teresa Slewidge (Ken) and Wanda Sutton announce the passing of our beloved mother Krystyna Wdowiak on the 7th of May 2007 in her 88th year. Krystyna was the loving wife of our late father Edmund, who passed away nearly one year ago. Together they were very proud Babcia and Dziadzo to Sean (Sasha), Brian (Chantal) and Alan Sutton (Vanessa), Michael and Stephanie Slewidge. Krystyna was born on September 28th 1919, in Wlodzimierzec Poland. She was the daughter of the late Maksymilian and the late Bronislawa Gil (Kaminski). Dearest sister to Irena (Walter) Witkowski, late Tania Turowski (late Antoni), late Wladyslaw Gil and the late Jerzy Gil. She is survived by her loving sister-in-law, Eleonora Gil. Krystyna is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Family and friends are welcome to the ARTHUR FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION CENTRE on Friday, May 11th from 6-9 pm. Funeral mass to be celebrated from St. Andrew Bobola Church on Saturday, May 12th at 10 am. Rev. Krzyszt of Niewinski officiating. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Memorial donations to St. Andrew Bobola Church or the Sault Area Hospital Critical Care Fund would be appreciated by the family. Special thanks to the emergency room staff and all those on 200B at the General Hospital that took such great care and showed so much kindness to our mother, it is so appreciated. Special thanks to Dr. Brooks and Dr. Fratesi. Mama, rest in God's loving peace.
WEEKS, Carol - Suddenly promoted to glory on Sunday, May 6, 2007 at the age of 60. Wife of Tom. Loving mother of Katharine Oja (Andy), Valerie Seed (Jeffrey), Diana Guzzo (Raymond), Sarah Blais (Cory) and Mary-Louise McAulay (Michael). Adventurous Grandma of Cody, Travis, Kayla, Jesse, Marayna, Julia, Jacob, Jocelyn, Marian, Kyle, Jason, Joshua, Eric- Kasper and Hannah. Dear daughter of Marian and the late John E. Crowle. Daughter-in-law of Mary and the late William Weeks. Sister of Jack (Barb), Richard (Janice), Robert (Rhonda) and Ron (Connie). Friends may call at the ARTHUR FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE on Friday, May 11, 2007 from 3-5 and 7-9 pm. A celebration of Carol's life will be held at the West Korah Cemetery on Saturday, May 12, 2007 at 11 am. Memorial donations made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Salvation Army would be appreciated by the family. "To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted; A time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break down, and a time to build up; A time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance; A time to cast away stones, and a time to gather stones together; a time to embrace, and a time to refrain from embracing; A time to get, and a time to lose; a time to keep, and a time to cast away; A time to rend, and a time to sew; a time to keep silence, and a time to speak; A time to love, and a time to hate; a time of war, and a time of peace." Ecc. 3:1-8
Helen Lily (nee Lazuric) Anaka
ANAKA, Helen Lily (nee Lazuric) - In loving memory of Helen Lily Anaka (nee Lazuric), 93 years, who passed away peacefully Sunday, May 6th at her daughter's residence. Helen was born in Montreal and married Fred Anaka in 1933 in Montreal. Helen came to the Sudbury area in 1936 from Kirkland Lake. An accomplished seamstress she owned and operated Helena Fashion Salon specializing in wedding finery. She also assisted Trudy Manchester in organizing local fashion shows. Always quick to help others Helen had been a member of the original St. Joseph's Hospital Women Auxiliary. She was a member of the United Church of Canada. She will be remembered as an excellent gourmet cook. Helen loved life and she was a "people person". She generously shared her wonderful smile and easily made friends. The light of her life brightened all she met. She was devoted to her loving family taking great pride and interest in their activities and accomplishments. Beloved wife of Fred Anaka, predeceased 1999. Loving mother of Angela Kyle (husband Keith) of Lively. Cherished grandmother of David (Haven) and Paul (Sharon) both of Sudbury, Kathryn (Bob Painchaud) of K.S.A. and Christin (Jeremy Guild) of Vancouver; great grandchildren David, Lauren and Ward Kyle, and Robert Painchaud. Dear daughter of William and Mary Lazuric predeceased. Dear sister of Anne Buda of Sudbury, Mary Murray of Montreal and the late William, Peter and John Lazuric predeceased. Sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. Resting at the JACKSON & BARNARD FUNERAL HOME, 233 Larch St. Sudbury. Funeral Service in the R.J. Barnard Chapel Thursday, May 10th, 2007 at 1 p.m. Interment in the Waters Cemetery. Donations to the Northeastern Ont. Regional Cancer Centre or Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. (Friends may call 7 - 9 p.m. Wednesday and after 12 noon Thursday)
MATHESON, Rolly 1925-2007 - The family announces with great sadness his passing on May 5th, 2007 at the Timmins and District Hospital. He is survived by his wife Margaret, daughters Liz Feldman of Timmins and Donna Matheson (Blair) of London, and 3 wonderful grandchildren, T.J., Paige and Brett, who always brought a smile to his face. Also survived by 2 brothers, Ray and Harry both of Nova Scotia and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, Stanley and Muriel Matheson, as well as 9 brothers and sisters. Rolly moved to South Porcupine in 1946 for new beginnings. He worked at the Dome Mine for 43 years until retirement. He was an active member of the Volunteer Fire Department. During his retired years, he volunteered tirelessly at Porcupine General Chronic Care Facility and the Timmins and District Hospital Chronic Care Unit. Rolly was a veteran of World War II, and was an active member of the Legion his entire life. He took great pride in his volunteer work and devoted countless hours to Remembrance Day Services, fundraising and ensuring that our local veteran's needs were met. Somebody once said that they wondered how he did up the buttons on his shirt - and when asked what they meant, the reply was. . . His heart is so big, they didn't know how he got his shirt to go around it Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, the Timmins and District Hospital Equipment Fund or the South Porcupine Legion made through the Funeral Home will be gratefully acknowledged by the family. A funeral service to celebrate Rolands life will be held at STINSON FUNERAL HOME on Tuesday May 8th, 2007 at 11:00a.m. with Rev. Judith Perry officiating. The family will receive friends on Monday evening from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Ave., South Porcupine, Ontario, (705) 235-2900
BLACKBURN, Nellie - Nellie Blackburn in her 92nd year. Loving mother of Sally Emery, Dorothy Dyer, Jenny Evans, Sue McEnery, Judy Hodgson, and their families. Predeceased by her husband Wilf Blackburn. A private family service has been held. Donations to the Alzheimer Society of Grey-Bruce would be greatly appreciated and can be made through the TANNAHILL FUNERAL HOME 519-376-3710.
(Dated Wednesday, May 23, 2007)
GARDNER, Frances - Peacefully at the Grey Bruce Health Services on Sunday, April 15th, 2007. Frances May Gardner (nee Rider), of Owen Sound, in her 85th year. Dearly beloved wife of George F. Gardner for almost 60 years. Loving mother of Peter Gardner and his wife, Syrie, of Toronto and Timothy Gardner, of Red Deer, Alberta. Adored and adoring grandmother of Robert and Megan Hay and Matthew and Kirkland Gardner. Frances is survived by her son-in-law, David Hay. Predeceased by her parents, Percy and Kathleen Rider; her daughter, Ellen Hay; her sister, Eileen Kington. A Private Family Graveside Service has been held. A Memorial Service for Frances Gardner will be held at Division Street United Church, 997 - 4th Avenue East, Owen Sound on Saturday, May 12th, 2007 at 12:00 noon with Rev. Cathy Hird officiating. If so desired, the family would appreciate donations to the Division Street United Church or the Heart and Stroke Foundation, as your expression of sympathy and may be made through the BRIAN E. WOOD FUNERAL HOME, 250 - 14th Street West, Owen Sound (519-376-7492)
FORTNER, Franca - Peacefully at her residence on Monday, May 7, 2007, Francesca Filomina "Franca” Fortner of London in her 61st year. Beloved wife of Alan Fortner. Dear mother of Adrian Fortner, Nicholas Fortner, and Anne Marie Fortner. Predeceased by parents Alfonso and Maria Grazia (Radochia) Creato. Franca taught French in London and Middlesex County for over 35 years, and was known to many as Madame Fortner. Franca was a long time member of St. John the Divine Roman Catholic Parish, Brescia College Alumni Association, the C.W.L. and the London Parents of Twins Club. Friends will be received by the family on Wednesday, from 2:00-4:00 & 7:00-9:00 p.m. at the WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London where prayers will be conducted at 8:00 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. John The Divine Church, 390 Baseline Road West, London on Thursday, May 10th, 2007 at 10:30 am with visitation 1 hour prior to the Mass. Interment, Woodland Cemetery. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Franca are asked to consider the ALS Society of Ontario.
MATHESON, Rolly 1925-2007 - The family announces with great sadness his passing on May 5th, 2007 at the Timmins and District Hospital. He is survived by his wife Margaret, daughters Liz Feldman of Timmins and Donna Matheson (Blair) of London, and 3 wonderful grandchildren, T.J., Paige and Brett, who always brought a smile to his face. Also survived by 2 brothers, Ray and Harry both of Nova Scotia and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, Stanley and Muriel Matheson, as well as 9 brothers and sisters. Rolly moved to South Porcupine in 1946 for new beginnings. He worked at the Dome Mine for 43 years until retirement. He was an active member of the Volunteer Fire Department. During his retired years, he volunteered tirelessly at Porcupine General Chronic Care Facility and the Timmins and District Hospital Chronic Care Unit. Rolly was a veteran of World War II, and was an active member of the Legion his entire life. He took great pride in his volunteer work and devoted countless hours to Remembrance Day Services, fundraising and ensuring that our local veteran's needs were met. Somebody once said that they wondered how he did up the buttons on his shirt - and when asked what they meant, the reply was... His heart is so big, they didn't know how he got his shirt to go around it Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, the Timmins and District Hospital Equipment Fund or the South Porcupine Legion made through the Funeral Home will be gratefully acknowledged by the family. A funeral service to celebrate Rolands life will be held at STINSON FUNERAL HOME on Tuesday May 8th, 2007 at 11:00a.m. with Rev. Judith Perry officiating.The family will receive friends on Monday evening from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Ave., South Porcupine, Ontario, (705) 235-2900.
MORELLO, Dennis - Suddenly, at the Huronia District Hospital, Midland on Friday, May 4th, 2007 in his 75th year. Beloved husband of Doris Morello. Loving father of Victoria Barrett (Doug), Murray Morello (Mary) and Valerie MacInnes (Neil). Cherished grandfather of Keileigh, Brenna, Adam, Christopher and Craig and great grandfather of Richard and Morgan. Dear brother of Louis Morello. Friends will be received at the PENETANGUISHENE FUNERAL HOME, 155 Main Street, Penetanguishene on Monday, May 7th from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Ste. Croix Church, Lafontaine on Tuesday, May 8th at 11 a.m. Interment Ste Croix Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated.
SPENCE, William - 1922-2007. The family announces with sorrow his death on Monday May 7, 2007 at the Timmins and District Hospital, at the age of 84 years. Predeceased by his wife Grace on July 2, 2001 and by his daughter Bonnie on January 11, 2001. Loving father of Heather Howie (Doug) of Englehart, Tess Guise (Tom) of Strathroy and Jack Spence (Jocelyne) of Timmins. Cherished grandfather of Mathew Howie (Trista), Blake Howie, Katie Howie, Tammy Zavitz (Mark), Dana Kinchen (Steve), James Guise (Devon), Jennifer Spence, Karrie Shea (Jonathan), Jon Spence and Samantha Disley. Great grandfather of Zachary and Brooke Zavitz and Jayden and Teaghan Kinchen. Mr Spence is survived by his brother Art Spence (Late Nancy) of Elmvale, Royena Campbell (Jack) of Orangeville and by his sister-in-law Lil Ruddy of Timmins. Predeceased by his parents Elbridge and Jessie Spence, by his brothers Jack Spence (Mildred) of Staynor and Alec Spence (Barb) of Elmvale. Bill was a Veteran of WWII (Navy), a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Br. 88, a member of the Schumacher Seniors Club, he enjoyed playing cards hunting, fishing and spending time at the cottage at Kenogamissi. He also worked at the MacIntyre Mine for 25 years and as a Custodian at Schumacher Public School for 15 years. Bill enjoyed watching hockey and was a big fan of the Montreal Canadiens. A funeral service will be held on Thursday May 10, 2007 at 11 am in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Judith Perry officiating. Interment will follow at the Timmins Memorial Cemetery. Remembrance donations made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation or to the Timmins and District Hospital Foundation will be greatly appreciated. The family will receive friends on Wednesday May 9 from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm at the Maison funéraire LESSARD- STEPHENS Funeral Home. (705)268- 4488.
EMPTAGE, Helen - At the Meaford Long Term Care Centre on Monday, April 9, 2007. The former Helen Loverna Phipps of Meaford, at the age of 90. Beloved wife of the late Walter Francis Emptage. Dear mother of Dorothy Lamothe of Ottawa, and Frank and his wife Linda of Meaford. Loved grandmother of Mark (Sue) Casey, Shawn and Leanne Lamothe and Sara Emptage. Sadly missed great-grandmother of Payton and Hailee Casey. Survived by brothers Melville, Kenneth and Robert Phipps. Predeceased by her sister, Pauline Murray. Cremation has taken place and a celebration of her life will be conducted at the FERGUSON FUNERAL HOME, 48 Boucher St. E., Meaford, ON on Wednesday, May 16, 2007 at 1:30 p.m. with interment of Helen's cremated remains to take place at Lakeview Cemetery. As your expression of sympathy, donations to the Meaford Nursing Home Auxiliary would be appreciated and may be made through the funeral home.
Norma Mary Hamley
HAMLEY, Norma Mary - In Meaford on Tuesday, May 8, 2007. Norma Hamley, born in Burk's Falls, a daughter of the late Andrew and Gertrude (Milsap) Leggate, in her 88th year. Predeceased by her beloved husband Douglas Hamley in October 1995. Loved mother of Warren (Lenore) Hamley of Midhurst and Murray (Sylvie) Hamley of Wakefield. Sadly missed grandmother "Granny" of Mark and Nicole Hamley of Barrie and Morgan and Susie Hamley and their children Russell and Rowan of Beeton. Dear sister of Irene Armstrong of Scarborough and Pat (Ted) Tibbles of Pickering and fondly remembered by daughter-in-law Christine Hamley of Newmarket and many nieces and nephews. Norma's family will receive friends at the FERGUSON FUNERAL HOME, 48 Boucher St. E., in Meaford on Thursday from 2 until 4 and 7 until 9 p.m. Funeral services, officiated by Reverend Gordon Hume, will be conducted at the funeral home on Friday, May 11 at 11 a.m. with interment to follow at Lakeview Cemetery. As your expression of sympathy, donations to the Meaford Nursing Home Auxiliary or the Meaford United Church would be appreciated.
JONES, Phyllis - Peacefully at the Grey Bruce Health Services in Owen Sound on Monday evening, May 7, 2007. In her 83rd year, Phyllis E. Jones, the beloved daughter of the late Rev. C. Colston G. Jones and his late wife Edith (nee Shand). Loving sister of Nora Jones. Fondly remembered by her nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her brother Donald, and two sisters Gwendolyn (Mrs. Albert Thomas) and (Betty) Elizabeth (Mrs. Jack Dredge). Ms. Jones served as the Dean of Nursing with the University of Toronto, consulted in post graduate nursing with Turku University in Finland and served as an elder with St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. Friends may call at the BRECKENRIDGE-ASHCROFT FUNERAL HOME on Thursday, May 10 from 2 to 4 p.m. A funeral service will be held at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church on Friday, May 11 at 11 a.m. Rev. Ted Creen and Rev. Scott Sinclair officiating. Interment in Elmvale Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to the University of Toronto, St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, the Multiple Sclerosis Society or to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.
Jo-Anne Dorothy Arnett
ARNETT, Jo-Anne Dorothy - At the Grey Bruce Health Service in Owen Sound on Tuesday, May 8th, 2007, at the age of 68 years, the former Jo-Anne McCracken of Port Elgin. Wife of Tom Arnett. Mother of Mary Jo Arnett and her partner Terry Pigeau of Port Elgin, Mark of Hamilton, Shannon and her husband Ted Willicombe of Owen Sound, and Scott of Scarborough. Gram to Jason Rankin, Ashley and Lindsay Davidson and Mikayla Sampano-Arnett. Daughter of Dorothy McCracken of Owen Sound, and the late Orville McCracken. Sister of Judy and her husband Dan Coffey of Owen Sound, Barb Morris of Woodstock, and Bob McCracken and his wife Sabrina of Okotoks, Alberta. She will be missed by her nieces and nephews and their families. A private family funeral service will be conducted at the W. KENT MILROY PORT ELGIN CHAPEL, with the Rev. Margaret Greenhow officiating. Memorial contributions to the Lung Association would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.
Shirley Evelyn Costello
COSTELLO, Shirley Evelyn - At the Grey Bruce Health Services in Owen Sound Wednesday morning May 9, 2007. The former Shirley Anderson of Owen Sound formerly of Wiarton in her 64th year. Beloved wife of the late Brian Costello. Loving mother of Stephen and his wife Sandy of Germany and Stephanie and her husband David Casemore of Napanee. Lovingly remembered by her two grandchildren Graeme Brian Casemore and Elizabeth Evelyn Casemore. Dear sister of Pat and her husband Wayne Hepburn of Wiarton and Larry Anderson of St. Catharines. Dear sister-in-law of Larry Costello of London and Karen and her husband Jim Taverner of North Carolina. Friends may call at the DOWNS AND SON FUNERAL HOME Hepworth Friday evening from 7 to 9 pm. Funeral Service will be conducted from St. Andrews United Church, Hepworth Saturday morning at 11:00 am with Rev. David Campbell officiating. Interment Oxenden Cemetery following cremation. Memorial contributions to My Fathers Ministries would be appreciated as your expression of sympathy.
A tree will be planted in the Memorial Forest of the Grey Sauble Conservation Foundation in memory of Shirley by the DOWNS AND SON FUNERAL HOME.
TAYLOR, Brian - Suddenly on May 5, 2007 at the age of 51. Brian Taylor of Toronto and formerly of Owen Sound. Loving father of Michael of Owen Sound and grandfather of Rhys. Son of Earl and Rena Taylor of Owen Sound. Brother of Paul (Kathie) and Terry (Nancy) both of Owen Sound. Uncle of Amanda and Casey. Predeceased by his brother Gary. Cremation has taken place. A graveside service will be held at Mount Pleasant Cemetery on Friday, May 11, 2007 at 2 p.m. Rev. Ted Creen officiating. Memorial donations to the Community Foundation Grey Bruce - Children's Interests would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to GREY BRUCE CREMATION AND BURIAL SERVICES, 519-371-8507.
ROTHWELL, Dorothy - 1928-2007 - Gone home with the Lord, Dorothy Rothwell passed away on Monday May 7, 2007 at the Sudbury Memorial Hospital, at the age of 78 years. Beloved wife of William Rothwell of Elliot Lake. Loving mother of Marlayne Miner (Dale) of South Porcupine, Lyle Rothwell of Toronto, Stella Taylor (David) of Chilliwack, B.C., Korry Rothwell (Kelli) of Brandon, Manitoba and MacLaren Rothwell (Sandra) of Cambridge. Dear grandmother of 17 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Dorothy is survived by her sister Greta Fowler (late Kevin) of Wawa. Predeceased by her parents Stanley and Annie, by her brothers Leonard, Wesley, Lloyd, Norman and by her sister Helen. Dorothy was born and raised in Timmins and had been a resident of Elliot Lake for approximately 25 years. She enjoyed crocheting, knitting, she loved animals and most importantly, spending time with her family. A funeral service will be held on Friday May 11, 2007 at 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow at the Timmins Memorial Cemetery. Remembrance donations made to the Salvation Army will be greatly appreciated. The family will receive friends on Friday May 11 from 9 a.m. until the time of the funeral at MAISON FUNÉRAIRE LESSARD-STEPHENS FUNERAL HOME, 705-268-4488.