Obituaries

WARDROP, Percival Cameron (Percy)

Passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, at the Lady Dunn Health Centre, Wawa, Ontario, on Monday, April 27, 2009. Percy was born in Whitemouth Manitoba on June 20, 1924. He was predeceased by his loving wife Joy Rosalie Wardrop on Sept. 17, 1990. Percy was the loving father of Sylvia and her husband Harold of Terrace Bay, Cameron Wardrop of ...

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KNEISEL, Zivko

Born April 19, 1914 in Ljubljana, Slovenia. The last surving member of his family, retired Algoma Ore Division in 1979, Zivko was an active member of the Wawa Lions Club for many years and the Royal Canadian Legion for over 50 years. Zivko passed away on Saturday, April 11, 2009 at The Lady Dunn Health Centre, Wawa. Predeceased by his ...

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SWANSON, Donald Peter Swen (Employee of Richmont Gold Mines)

Tragically as the result of an accident on Sunday, January 4, 2009. Don, beloved husband of Lena, loving father of Verna Stone (David), Donald Jr. (Deborah) and Lee-Ann Andre-Swanson (Patrick). Loved grandfather of Amadeus, Cassius, Odessa, Olivia and Nova-Lee. Don is predeceased by his parents William and Charilotte Swanson. Dear brother of William, Joe, Dave, Hilda, Ida, Martin, Norman, Delores, ...

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Purvītis, Mintaunts – ‘Minto’

Mintaunts ‘Minto’ died at the General Hospital on Friday, June 27th, 2008 after suffering a stroke Sunday night. Survived by his older brother, “Duke” Purvitis. Minto was a well-known artist, known for his “Minto” wildlife prints done in ink points and meticulous portraits done in coloured pencils. He was born in Latvia (November 26th, 1941), lived in Kaslo, B.C., and ...

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BARANYK, Anna

The family announces with sorrow her death at the Timmins Extendicare on Sunday, December 30, 2007 at age 87 years. Pre-deceased by her husband Walter in 2002 and her son Joseph in 1997. Survived by her daughter-in-law Irene Baranyk of Timmins. Special Baba to her grandchildren Ann Marie Baranyk of Timmins, Elana Baranyk of Timmins and Meagan James (husband Marty) ...

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LACEY, James Joseph Sr. (Scotty)

“The days are long since my Jean has gone”. On Tuesday, October 16, 2007, our father, in his 89th year, with his family by his side, passed into the arms of the Lord and was reunited with his beloved wife of 66 years, Jeanette (deceased October 22, 2006). A kind and patient father and grandfather, James will be lovingly remembered ...

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LETOURNEAU, Jean-Pierre

Jean-Pierre “J.P.” was born in Malartic, Quebec on August 23rd, 1945, and passed away at the age of 61 on May 29th, 2007. A Funeral Mass will be held June 2, 2007 at 2 p.m. at St. Monica’s Church, with Father Trevor Scarfone officiating. Burial at Woodland Cemetery, Wawa.  

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VINSLOVAS, Mr. Jonas

retired A.O.D., Wawa Passed away peacefully at the Lady Dunn Health Centre, Wawa, on Saturday, September 16, 2006, at the age of 86 years. Jonas, beloved husband of Adele of 61 years. Loving father of Nora Katzenback (Richard), Raymond Vinslovas, Johnny Vinslovas (Bev), Virginia Soucy (Langis), Julie Gerrior (Wayne), Mary Reist (Mike), and Frankie Vinslovas (Lena). Jonas will also be ...

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HICKS, Arthur Ernest

At the Plummer Hospital, Sault Ste. Marie, on Sunday, January 9, 2005. Arthur, in his 83rd year. Son of the late Mary and Edwin Hicks. Beloved husband of Gwennyth (Scott). Dear father of Shirley Dumoulin (Bill Robertson). Loved grandfather of Jamie Lee and Matthew Dumoulin. Brother of Betty (late Bill) Kirby, Norman (Mary) Hicks, Mary (Bill) Lethbridge, Eva (Bill) Bovingdon, ...

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AXELSON, Mr. Glenn

Member, Royal Canadian Legion Branch 429, Wawa, Member of the Woodland Lodge 680, Member of the Shriners and Scottish Rite Retired A.O.D., Wawa. Dearly beloved husband of Elizabeth, died peacefully on Thursday, October 16, 2003, at The Lady Dunn Health Centre at the age of 81 years. Born October 30, 1921 in Lisieux, Saskatchewan. Predeceased by his parents Haakon and ...

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KNEISEL, Mima

Peacefully at the Lady Health Centre, Wawa, on Wednesday, September 10, 2003 in  her 84th year. Mima will be sadly missed by her husband, Zivko, after 48 years of married life in Wawa, by her son, Andrew and granddaughter Rebecca of Kitchener, and her sisters Desanka Chrenko, husband Arnost of Kenosha, Wisconsin; and Branka Matic, late husband Dragan of Serbia. ...

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STONE, Gilbert Joseph “Great White Eagle”

Passed away at the Lady Dunn Health Centre, Wawa, on Monday, June 2, 2003 at the age of 61 years. Gilbert, beloved husband of Sandra, dear father of Sharon (Pete), Lori (Leo), Sherry (Israel), Karen, Melanie (Warren), Gilbert Jr., and Leon (Samantha). Son of the late Moses and Marie Stone. Gilbert is survived by his brothers Don Stone (Donna), and ...

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NEYLAND, Mary Adeline (nee Andre)

December 12, 1926 – January 3, 2003. Passed away at the Lady Dunn Health Centre, Wawa, on Friday, January 3, 2003. Mary, predeceased by her husband Emile Neyland, beloved mother of Agnes Stone (late Frank and Dan), Yvonne (Bernie Beauvais), Nancy Grove (Ken), Margaret Ann, Martin Andre (Nancy), Ida Vernier (Ray), Pauline Neyland (Reg), Andy Neyland (Marlene), Joseph Neyland (Karen). ...

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BARANYK, Walter

Retired Algoma Ore Division, Wawa Suddenly at the Lady Dunn Health Centre,  Wawa, on Tuesday, November 5, 2002. Walter, at the age of 80 years, beloved husband of Anna. Loving father of the late Joseph and his wife Irene. Loved grandfather of Ann Marie, Elana and Meagan Baranyk. Dear great grandfather of Kai Joseph Baranyk. Walter is survived by his ...

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