Obituaries

McWatch, Angela Joy

Angela Joy McWatch, age 50 years passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, July 3, 2024. Angela was born on February 6, 1974, in Wawa, Ontario. Joy’s life is a statement to the fighter inside of her through the many battles she’s fought throughout her life. She will be remembered for many things, determination, bravery, humour and of course stubbornness. ...

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ZAGAR, Ralph

Passed away peacefully, surrounded by his wife and six children, at Lady Dunn Health Centre on Sunday October 15, 2023, in his 92nd year. Loving husband to the “love of his life”, Maria, in their 67th year of marriage. Devoted father to Ralph Zagar Jr. (Judy), Peter (Lorri), Susan, John (Lori), Doris (Paul) and Sandra (John). Grandpa to Christopher, Travis, ...

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PINDER, Mary Dolores Mathilda

3 November, 1938 – 9 July, 2024 The family wishes to announce the passing of Mary Dolores Mathilda Pinder in her 85th year. She was a unique and fiery sole, who had a great outlook on life. Her family and her heritage meant everything to her. She loved to paint and write stories about her life. Mary was born November ...

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BECK, Frederick William “Fred”

Fred passed away peacefully at Amica Little Lake in Barrie, Ontario, on June 12th, 2024, three days after his 87th birthday. A kind and gentle man, Fred will be remembered fondly for his passion for family history and lore, architecture, and for his fine hand in sketching and art. Predeceased by parents Carl and Marian Beck, wife Susan Woods, and ...

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GREENWOOD, Norman

Of Bar River, passed away peacefully with his family by his side at Algoma Residential Community Hospice (ARCH) on Wednesday June 26, 2024 at the age of 77 years.   Loving father of Cathy and Norm Landriault, Valerie and Marc Fortin, Keith Greenwood and the late Donny Greenwood. Proud grandfather of Glenn Wheatley and Tyler Fahrer (Stephanie). Son of the ...

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BUJOLD, Marc Andre

September 14, 1944 – June 23, 2024 Well, we have some news, Mr. Marc André Bujold from St-Joe’s Island has chosen to have a BBQ and not a funeral. He will be cremated. That’s rite folks cremated. Marc was a friendly gentleman, who was loved by all (or as we are told) and as funny as they come always laughing. ...

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Villeneuve, Paul Daniel

February 26, 1964 – June 12, 2024 It is with profound sorrow that we announce the passing of Paul Daniel Villeneuve in his home on Wednesday, June 12th, 2024, at the age of 60, after bravely battling his health. Born to the late Paul Conrad and Murielle “Millie” Villeneuve, Paul was a loving father to Naveah and Josh (both predeceased), a cherished ...

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GAUDETTE, Betty May

January 4, 1956 – June 10, 2024 On June 10, 2024, Betty Gaudette, aged 68, departed peacefully, on her terms, with loved ones by her side at Sault Area Hospital after many years of courageous health battles. Loving wife and soulmate for 17 years of Raoul (Chico) Gaudette, who gave selflessly to her every desire and need until the very ...

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LAUDE, Richard

At home on Monday, June 10, 2024, at the age of 65. Ex husband of Anna Kehusmaa. Father of Shane Kehusmaa. Richard will be remembered and missed by his puppy Milo. Son of Donna and the late Roman Laude. Brother of Mike (late Sharon), late Mary, Eva (Richard), late Henry and Barbara. Uncle of many nieces and nephews. There will be ...

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Celebration of Life – John Morrison

A memorial service will be held at First United Church on Thursday July 4, 2024 at 11:00 a.m. with Mrs. Lorna Chiupka officiating. Inurnment will follow at Woodland Cemetery. Following the inurnment at the cemetery, everyone is welcome to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #429 for a light luncheon.

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GERVAIS, Joseph Telesphor David “Dave”

Joseph Telesphor David Gervais, known to all as “Dave,” passed away peacefully on May 28, 2024 surrounded by his loving family & leaving behind a legacy of love, laughter, and music. Born on May 26, 1957, in Jamestown, Ontario, to Roy and Theresa Gervais, Dave was the beloved brother of Don Gervais, Diane Flore (Greg Flore), and Debbie Martinson (Lyle ...

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GENDRON, Fernand

Passed away peacefully with his family by his side at the Lady Dunn Health Centre on Sunday June 2, 2024 at the age of 93 years. Beloved husband of the late Albertine Gendron. Loving father of Roch (Micheline), Doris Mitchell (Doug), and Gary. Proud grandfather of Travis (Allison), Monique (Mike), Darcy (Sarah), Jason (Whitney) and Jennifer. Adored great grandfather of ...

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BANANISH, Keith

Passed away suddenly at his home in White River on Monday, May 27, 2024 at the age of 51 years. Loving, caring and witty son of Celine and the late Michael Bananish. Father of Travis. Caring and funny brother of Margurette (late Victor), Michael Jr. (Lori Anne), Ross, Joyce, Glen and the late Craig. Good friend to Charleton. God father ...

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GRAVEL, Gaston

Décédé subitemment au Lady Dunn Health Centre, Wawa le lundi 27 mai 2024 à l’âge de 76 ans. Époux bien-aimé de feu Diane Gravel. Fier père de Dominic (Anne Lemieux-Gravel). Papi extraordinaire, encourageant et extrêmement fier de Samuel et d’Alex. Cher frère de Marcel (Monique), feu Serge, Pierre, Hélène (feu Léo), Lisette (Jean) et Elizabeth (Balla). Ses nombreux neveux et ...

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MOLDOVAN, Linda (nee Shewfelt)

Peacefully at the Algoma Residential Community Hospice (ARCH) on Thursday, May 23, 2024 at the age of 71. Beloved spouse of the late Gary Martel (2022). Loved mother of Melissa Kearns and Stephen Krzyzanowski. Proud grandmother of Spencer Bensette. Predeceased by her parents Wilma (nee Maki) and Leslie Shewfelt. Sister of Aileen Ethier and Lesly Reid (David). Loved aunt of ...

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