Family News

MORRISON, Ella (nee Stengel)

January 17, 1925 – Wetaskiwin, Alberta April 11, 2021 -Calgary, Alberta Ella Morrison of Calgary, AB, passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 11, 2021 at the age of 96 years. Ella was born on January 17th, 1925 to Fred and Karoline Stengel near Wetaskiwin, AB, the 8th of 12 children. In 1952, she moved to Wawa, Ontario, to help her ...

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MIDGLEY, Ann Maureen (Bedford)

Ann passed away peacefully April 29, 2021, at the age of 74, following a brave and fiercely determined brief period in hospital.  Ann is survived by her daughter Trixie Kennedy, son-in-law Troy and cherished grandson Rylan.  Cremation has taken place.  A memorial service will be held once current restrictions are lifted.  Our heartfelt thanks to the nurses and physicians of ...

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STEWART, Amanda

Our, beautiful, wonderful sister and friend, Amanda Stewart passed away in her sleep on Sunday, May 2, 2021.  She will be forever remembered by her siblings:  Sandra, Wally, David, Jennifer, and Jane.  Amanda will also be fondly remembered by her numerous acquaintances, nieces, nephews, extended family, and dear friends.   A celebration of Amanda’s life will be held at later ...

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Thank you to all who assisted…

Thank you to everyone who assisted me uptown on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 when I had a minor mishap.  Special thanks to bystanders and staff at the Regional Employment Help Centre, who were kind and helpful.  The Police and Paramedics were professional and courteous. Thank you as you made me feel so fortunate to live in Wawa. (name withheld by ...

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Thank You – Scott Family

We would like to express our gratitude for the support and kindness shown to us by so many people. We are truly blessed to be surrounded by kind and caring people. We received many cards with wonderful messages that meant the world to us. We are thankful for the many people who made donations to the Long-Term Care Unit of ...

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In Memoriam – Doug McRae

In Memory of Doug McRae who passed away one year ago today April 26, 2020. I remember the first time we met I look back at our time together with no regrets The first time I looked into your eyes I knew we would spend the rest of our life together and nothing could keep us apart. I remember our ...

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BASIW, Olga (Baba)

Peacefully at the Lady Dunn Health Centre with family by her side on Thursday, April 21, 2021, in her 99th year. Olga Basiw, beloved wife of the late Frank. Loving mother of Sophie Finlan (late Kevin), David Basiw (Donna), Margaret Amos (Robert), Christine Savage (Jerry), and Irene Perkins (Bruce). Much loved Baba of Wendy Blevins (Shawn), Pamela Carruthers (Scott), Sean, ...

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MILLS, Shirley Gene

With heavy hearts, we announce the passing of our mother Shirley Gene Mills on Thursday, April 22nd, 2021. Shirley was predeceased by her husband Kenneth in 2018. Left to cherish their memories of her are her children Derek (Susan), Shane (Terri) and Jacinda (Robert). She leaves behind her sister Patricia (late John), grandchildren Shaun (Brittany), Cassidy (Monique), Shaelin (Thomas), Jakob, ...

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ALBERT, Fernand

1932-2021 Peacefully and surrounded by his loving family, Fern passed away at the Lady Dunn Health Centre in Wawa, Ontario on Monday, April 12, 2021, at the age of 88 years.  Beloved husband of the late Claudette (LeBrun), Fernand was the son of the late Edmond Albert and the late Béatrice Dugas. He will be missed immensely by his children Denise (Jacques) ...

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SWANSON, Albert

Passed away peacefully at the Lady Dunn Health Centre – Long Term Care Centre on Saturday, April 3rd, 2021 at the age of 81 years. Beloved son of the late Charlotte and William Swanson. Loving brother of William “Bill” (Myrtle), Dave, Ida, Norman “Norm” (Toni), Deloris Elie (Leonard), Stella Neveau (Arnold), the late Morris, late Herman, late Hilda Portuguese (Emile), ...

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KANE, Andrea (Latimer)

1947-2021 With sad hearts we announce the passing of a wonderful lady. Andrea (Andie) Kane with her loved ones by her side on March 15, 2021, at Campbell House Hospice, Collingwood, Ontario. Andrea’s selfless caring and loving nature will forever be embedded in the memory of those that she touched throughout her life. She was a beautiful person inside and ...

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In Memory of a Best Friend, Dutch

In memoriam of my best friend, Dutch, April 24, 2017 – April 2, 2021:   I have done what most men do, And tried to push it out my mind; But I can’t forget, even if I wanted to, Four-Feet trotting behind. Day after day, the whole day through — Wherever my road inclined — Four-feet said, “I am coming ...

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Card of Thanks – Saara’s & John Schreiber’s Family

We wish to convey our sincere appreciation for the kind expressions of sympathy received after John’s passing. Thank you for the beautiful flowers, food sent to the house, the cards, the tributes to John, and all the donations made on his behalf. Special thanks to all of you who shared their stories and memories thru Facebook, Wawa-news, Soo Today and ...

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In Memory – Alexander Nowiski & Philip Nowiski

We remember our beloved family members, Alexander Nowiski and Philip Nowiski.   Dad left us 33 years ago on March 24, and our brother Phil sadly died tragically three months ago on December 24, 2020 at a young age.   Alex was the loving husband of Isabella Nowiski, and loving father of Mary Lesperance (Paul), Joanne Fell (Adrian), Anne Marie ...

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