WILSON, Mrs. Beryl Madeline
Peacefully at Victoria Manor, Lindsay, Ontario, on Wednesday, May 11, 2005 in her 82nd year. Beloved wife of the late Robert Wilson. Dear mother of Terry Wilson (Lucie), Carol Dunphy (Raymond) all of Peterborough, Kelvin Wilson (Susan) of Ottawa. Loving grandmother of six grandchildren and great-grandmother of two. Daughter of the late Robert and Eva Vincent. Also survived by family in England. Friends and relatives are invited to attend a graveside service at the Deep River Community Cemetery on Friday, May 27, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. Reverend Ruth Syme officiating. Arrangements entrusted to Kaye Funeral Home "Memorial Chapel" 539 George Street N. Peterborough.
In her 91st year Helvi Small a long time resident of Deep River (predeceased by husband Tom Small) passed away in Ottawa, April 16th, 2005. Survived by her children, Douglas Small (Lorraine) and Carol Rosko of Ottawa, Lorna Jones (Peter) of Mississauga. Will be missed by grandchildren Leslie, Jeffrey, David, Kelly, Jamie, Lisa and Steven, also seven great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at the Deep River Community Church, Saturday, May 21, 2005 at 2 pm. Interment at Deep River Cemetery
ATFIELD, Marie Marguerite Louise
Peacefully, at home with her family on May 12, 2005 after a long battle with cancer. Louise Atfield, age 56 years. Beloved wife of Michael Atfield and loving mother of Alex, Philip, Marika and Julian. Fille bien-aimée de Marcel et Irene Racicot de Montréal; soeur de Josée (décédée), Jean-Pierre, Josette et François, PQ. Remembered for her exuberance, passion and rebellious sense of justice. Louise loved this area and this community. She was active in many community groups, wrote the Match-Up column in the North Renfrew Times, and was known for pioneering homeschooling in this area. Cremation. A memorial service will be held at 11 AM on Thursday, May 19th at the Deep River Community Church. Short anecdotes and stories will be welcome.
WILCOX, Irvine James "Tink"
Passed away suddenly at St. Joseph's Hospital, Comox, on Sunday, May 1st, 2005. Predeceased by his parents Gladys and Lester Wilcox. He is survived by his son Chris; grandchildren Conner and Peyton; brothers: Elmer, Barry, Brian and James: extended family and numerous friends. The family would like to thank the hospital staff for their care and compassion. He will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered. A Memorial Service will be arranged for a later date. Comox Valley Funeral Home and Crematorium, 1101 Ryan Road, entrusted with arrangements.
At Pembroke Regional Hospital on Tuesday, May 3, 2005. Jean-Paul Crispin age 82 years. Husband of the late Margaret Elizabeth Clark. Father of Richard Crispin and his wife Deb of Waterloo, Deberah Geggie and her husband John of Ottawa, Paul Crispin of Lac Lahache, B.C., John Crispin of Port Coquitlam, B.C., Dan Crispin of Deep River, and Donna Reel and her husband Rick Careless of Gibson's Landing, B.C. Loving grandfather of 11 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Georgette Gendron of Sturgeon Falls. Predeceased by two sons Michael and David Crispin, four brothers and one sister. Friends called at the Valley Funeral Home, Deep River on Saturday from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. Funeral service was conducted in the Chapel on Saturday at 1:00 P.M. followed by cremation. In memoriam donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation would be gratefully appreciated.
PETERSON, Frances Clare
At the North Renfrew Long-Term Care Centre, Deep River on Wednesday, May 4, 2005. Frances Clare Peterson age 93 years. Beloved wife of the late George Arthur Peterson. Loving mother of Margaret Peterson and her husband John Livingston of Deep River and Mary Peterson and her husband Edward Helmes of Australia. Dear grandmother of Heather Livingston. Predeceased by three brothers Duncan, Keith and Jack Halliday and three sisters Margaret Whitman, Alice Bohlander and Isabel Ahrens. By request there will be no visitation. Cremation. A graveside service will be conducted at a later date. In memoriam donations to the North Renfrew Long-Term Care Centre, Deep River would be gratefully appreciated. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Valley Funeral Home, Deep River.
ROBLIN, Gilbert Stanley
At the North Renfrew Long-Term Care Centre, Deep River on Saturday, May 7, 2005. Stan Roblin in his 97th year. Beloved husband of the late Elizabeth Roblin. Loving father of Donn Roblin and his wife Rita of Torbay, Newfoundland, Alice Kinsella and her husband Austin and Earl Roblin and his wife Doreen all of Deep River. Sylvia Jerome and her husband Lee of Ancaster and Richard Roblin and his wife Eve of Stratford. Cherished grandfather of 22 grandchildren, 43 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Allyson Hulme of Saskatoon. Predeceased by a brother Donald Roblin and a sister Helen Hoffman. Friends called at the Valley Funeral Home, Deep River on Tuesday from 7-9 P.M. Interment Service will be conducted in the White Chapel Memorial Cemetery, Hamilton on Wednesday. In memoriam donations to the North Renfrew Long-Term Care Centre, Deep River would be gratefully appreciated.
TAYLOR, John Wilfred
Member: Royal Canadian Legion Branch #562, Chalk River.
At Deep River and District Hospital on Friday, May 6, 2005. John Taylor age 83 years. Beloved husband of the late Jean Kennedy. Loving father of Leonard Taylor and his wife Ann of Chalk River and Jacqueline Orr and her husband Bud of Forest, Ontario. Cherished grandfather of Kenneth Taylor, Cynthia Eccles and Julie McLeod, and three great-grandchildren Liam and Lily McLeod and Braydon Taylor. Dear brother of Ronald Taylor of Calgary, Alberta. Predeceased by two brothers Lorne and Richard Taylor. Friends called at the Valley Funeral Home, Deep River on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Funeral service was conducted in St. Andrew's United Church, Chalk River, Monday at 11:00 A.M. Interment Forest View Cemetery, Chalk River. In memoriam donations to the St. Andrew's United Church, Chalk River or the North Renfrew Long-Term Care Centre, Deep River would be gratefully appreciated.
BURTCH, Donald Stuart (Donny)
Suddenly, at his residence Deep River on Thursday, April 28, 2005. Donny Burtch age 42 years. Wonderful husband of Judy Burtch (Folz) of Deep River. Loving son of Barry and Rosanne Burtch of Deep River. Dear step-father of Shari Lewis and her husband Andre (Tu-Tu) Gosselin of Blind River and Bobbie Lewis and her fiancé Rob Silver of Banff, Alberta. Cherished brother of Wayne Burtch of Woodstock, and Candace Burtch and her fiancé Rick Cowell of Ottawa. Dear grandson of Annie Burtch (the late Stuart Burtch) of Kingston. Nephew of Kerry Burtch and his wife Kathy of Yarker and Bert Roach and his wife Lynda of Calmar, Alberta. Friends called at the Valley Funeral Home, Deep River on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Funeral service was conducted in the Deep River Community Church on Monday at 11:00 A.M. followed by cremation. In memoriam donations to the Renfrew County Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals or the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation would be gratefully appreciated.
BREWER, Rita Estelle
At Caressant Care Nursing Home, Cobden on Thursday, April 21, 2005. Rita Enright age 79 years. Beloved wife of Lloyd Brewer of Deep River. Loving mother of Peter Brewer and his wife Kathleen of Bowmanville, Judy (Mrs. Murray Kemp) of Richmond, Kathy (Mrs. Gerry Sullivan) of Ottawa, Steven Brewer and his wife Susan of Brockville, Maureen (Mrs. Bob Barnard) and Tom Brewer and his wife Jackie all of Kanata. Cherished Nanny of 12 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Predeceased by four brothers Bernard, Edward, Dick and John Enright and four sisters Helen Roach, Della Freemark, Sue Blake and Mary Carroll and a great-grandchild Gwenevere Kemp. Friends called at the Valley Funeral Home, Deep River on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian burial was celebrated in Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church, Deep River on Monday at 11:00 a.m. Interment Deep River Community Cemetery. In memoriam donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be gratefully appreciated.
GIBSON, Roy Wellington
Veteran: W.W.II Charadiers Infantry; Foot Soldiers
At Deep River and District Hospital on Wednesday, April 20, 2005. Roy Gibson age 80 years. Beloved husband of the late Yvette Baribeau, and the late Cecile (Cec) Olga Gibson by first marriage. Loving father of John Gibson (Janice) of Ottawa and Gregory Gibson (Cindy) of Sudbury. Cherished grandfather of Tobin, Richard and David Gibson. Dear brother of Willis Parson (the late George Parson), and Lorna Fediuk (Mervin) both of Pembroke, and Helen Olsen (Pat) of Surrey, B.C. Predeceased by a sister Phyllis Balkam (Vic). Friends called at the Valley Funeral Home, Deep River on Friday from 10:00 A.M. to 11:45 A.M. Funeral Service was conducted in the Chapel on Friday at 12:00 noon. Interment St. Andrew's United Church Cemetery, Campbell's Bay, Quebec. In memoriam donations to the Deep River and District Hospital Foundation would be gratefully appreciated.
NICHTERWITZ, Elizabeth Emma
Suddenly at Deep River on Friday, July 22, 2005. Elizabeth Emma Stanczyk age 90 years, beloved wife of the late Erwin Nichterwitz, loving mother of Gudrun Doary of Deep River and Eberhard Nichterwitz and his wife Hughette of Seashelt, B.C. Cherished grandmother of Christopher, Catherine, and Stephanie Doary; Charlane Blake; Sylvia Ramona, Elsa and Klaus Nichterwitz, and five great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Richard Stanczyk of Aigre, France and Marie Stanczyk of Aurith, Germany. Also survived by a sister-in-law Eva Nichterwitz, a brother-in-law Alfred Nichterwitz and his wife Elizabeth all of Germany, and several nieces and nephews. Friend called at the Valley Funeral Home, Deep River on Sunday, 2-4 p.m. and 7-p p.m. Funeral Service was conducted in Faith Lutheran Church, Deep River on Monday at 11 a.m. Interment Deep River Community Cemetery. In memoriam donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association, the Arthritis Society, or the Lung Association would be gratefully appreciated.
STEWART, Beatrice, Phyllis
At Four Seasons Lodge, Deep River on Friday, July 22, 2005. Beatrice McAuley age 82 years. Beloved wife of the late Ken Stewart. Loving mother of Wesley Stewart and his partner Cesar Juarez of Toronto, Donna Stewart, Kevin Stewart and his wife Carolle all of Deep River, Elizabeth Murray and her husband Douglas of Newcastle, and Laurie Blimke and her husband Randy of Millbrook. Cherished grandmother of eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Dear sister of Vincent McAuley and his wife Jean of North Bay, Jim McAuley and his wife Clara, Lloyd McAuley and his wife Wendy, Edna Elliott and her husband Lew all of Deep River, and Vivian Adams and her husband Henry of Sarnia. Also survived by a daughter-in-law Lucille Stewart of Richmond Hill, and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by a son James Stewart, three brothers Clarence, Donald and Allan (Bud) McAuley and a sister Dorothy Stagg. Friends called at the Valley Funeral Home, Deep River on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service was conducted in the Point Alexander Presbyterian Church on Monday at 2:00 p.m. Interment Deep River Community Cemetery. In memoriam donations to the Point Alexander Presbyterian Church or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be gratefully appreciated.
OWENS, Michael Lawrence
OWENS, Michael Lawrence age 77 years, passed away suddenly at sea on July 15th, 2005, while in the company of his immediate family during a 50th wedding anniversary Alaskan cruise. In his own words, this trip with his family was "the highlight of my life". He will remain forever in the hearts of his beloved wife of 50 years, Agnes: his devoted children Michael, Nancy, Betty Ann and Bernie; his sons-in-law Paul and Bruce and daughters-in-law Rosemary and Judy; his pride of grandchildren Jillian, Cameron, Christopher, Jamie, Tyler, Maya and Delaney. Mike is also survived by his sister, Laura Lachance, and two brothers, Pat and Ossie Owens. Born in Chalk River, Ontario, Mike lived an exceptional life and will always be remembered with great love for his sense of fun, humour and spirit, his kind heart and his strong sense of integrity. Mike loved life, lived it to its fullest and gave us all wonderful examples of how to live our lives in honest and principled ways. He reminded us that family should always be the number one priority in our lives. During his lifetime, Mike embarked on a number of careers, first working for the CPR, then joining the Canadian Navy (Naval Air) where he remained for 22 years and where he developed many life-long friendships. Upon leaving the services, Mike enjoyed a career in computer programming, working first at Transport Canada and then at Agriculture Canada in Ottawa, Ontario. Mike retired as Director of Computer Systems at Agriculture Canada in the mid 1980's. A Visitation was held from 12:00 to 3:00 pm on Friday, July 22, 2005 at Yates Funeral Home, Parksville, B.C. Prayers were held at 5:00 pm at the Church of the Ascension, Parksville, B.C. This was followed by a second Visitation at the Church until 7:00 pm. Funeral Mass was held at 10:00 am on Saturday, July 23, 2005 at the Church of the Ascension, 887 Wembley Road, Parksville, B.C. In lieu of flowers, the family welcomes donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. In celebration of the Owens family's Catholic faith, Mass cards would also be appreciated. Yates Funeral Service & Crematorium (1-877-264-3848) in care of arrangements.
SOIKIE, Harold Joseph
At Ottawa Hospital, Civic Campus on Wednesday, July 13, 2005. Harry Soikie age 75 years. Dear brother of Thomas Soikie and his wife Joan of Brockville, Clarence Soikie and his wife Evelyn of Deep River, Anthony (Tony) and his wife Isabelle of Belleville, Theresa Myles (the late Edmund Myles) of Ottawa, and Rose Marie Chapeski (the late Gerald Chapeski) of Barry's Bay. Also survived by a sister-in-law Deloris Soikie of Carleton Place and a brother-in-law John Chapeski of Renfrew and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by two brothers Rudolph and Joseph Soikie and three sisters Genevieve Chapeski, Annamary Charles and Marcella Mask. Friends called the Valley Funeral Home, Deep River on Saturday from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. Funeral Service was conducted in the Chapel on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. Interment Deep River Community Cemetery. In memoriam donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation, the Canadian Cancer Society or the Arthritis Society would be gratefully appreciated.
At Deep River and District Hospital on Saturday, July 16, 2005. Pierre Levesque age 72 years. Beloved husband of Gisele Crepeau. Loving son of Delia Levesque and the late Stanislas Levesque of Montreal. Dear step-father of Carmen Dalcourt and her husband Gilles, Evelyne St. Denis and her husband Richard, Marc Barrette and his wife Carmen, Joanne Lemay and her husband Denis and Louise Poirier and her husband Luc, all of Sudbury. Cherished grandfather of thirteen grandchildren and two great-grandchildren, Noah St. Denis and Jasmine Brunet. Dear brother of Paul Levesque and his wife Ovilda of Toronto, Rosaire Levesque and his wife (the late Denise) of Montreal, Dora Levesque of Montreal, Marie-Ange Morneault and her husband Edmund, Marie-Anne Levesque and Fernande Theriault (the late Edward) all of New Brunswick. Predeceased by one brother, Fernand Levesque and one sister, Rose-Alma Dufour. Also survived by one sister-in-law, Ginette Levesque of Cornwall and one brother-in-law, Alphee Dufour of Riviere du Loup. Friends called at the Valley Funeral Home, Deep River on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church, Deep River on Wednesday at 11:00 am. Followed by Cremation. In memoriam donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Deep River and District Hospital Palliative Care Unit would be gratefully appreciated.
Est décédé B l'hôpital de Deep River le samedi 16 juillet 2005 à l'age de 72 ans. Époux bien aimé de Gisèle Levesque (née Crépeau). Fils de feu de Délia Levesque (Pelletier) et Stanislas Levesque (prédécès) de Montréal. Père adoptif de Carmen Dalcourt (époux Gilles), Evelyne St. Denis (époux Richard), Marc Barrette (épouse Carmen), Joanne Lemay (époux Denis) et Louise Poirier (époux Luc) tous de Sudbury. Grand Père de treize petit enfants et deux arrière petit enfants Noah St. Denis et Jasmine Brunet. Cher frère de Paul Levesque (épouse Ovilda) de Toronto, Rosaire Levesque (épouse Denise, prédécès) de Montréal, Dora Levesque de Montréal, Marie-Ange Morneault (époux Edmund), Marie-Anne Levesque et Fernande Thériault (époux prédécès Edouard), de Nouveau Brunswick. Prédécès d'un frère Fernand Levesque (épouse Ginette) de Cornwall et une soeur Rose-Alma (époux Alphée Dufour) Rivière du Loup. M. Levesque sera exposé a Valley Funeral Home, Deep River, mardi le 19 juillet de 2:00 à 4:00 et 7:00 à 9:00 pm. Mercredi matin 9 hrs à 10:15. Le service funéraire sera célébré mercredi le 20 juillet 2005 à 11:00 hrs a l' Eglise Our Lady of Good Counsel à Deep River suivre per l'incinération. Que vas térmsignages de condoléances se traduisent en don à le société du cancer canadien ou au District d'hôpital des soins palliatifs, de Deep River ou autres serait grandement apprécié.