Obituaries

DALRYMPLE, Eden St. Clair

Peacefully at the Lady Dunn Health Centre, on Friday April 30, 2010 at the age of 85 years.  Beloved husband of the late Margaret (nee Weatherbee) Dalrymple.  Dear father of Deanna Houston (Doug).  Cherished grandfather of Sarah (Rob), Sherry (William) and Rachel.  Proud great grandfather of Hannah, Stan, Heather, Hayley and Dougie.  Brother of; the late Walter (late Ellen), late ...

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Draper, Donald ‘Don’

Unexpectedly at his home on Friday, April 9, 2010 at the age of 86 years. Beloved husband of the late Elsie. Loving father of; William (Ernasteen Jones), Gordon, Donna, Richard and Linda (Rick Millan). Proud grandad of Alexander and Adam Draper-Millan. Dear brother of Betty Norman (Harvey), the late Richard Draper (late Jean) and the late Robert Draper (late Eileen). ...

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VIKKEN, Leslie Howard

Suddenly at the Lady Dunn Health Centre, Wawa on Tuesday, December 1, 2009, at the age of 81 years.  Beloved husband of the late Margaret.  Very supportive father with a big heart of; Michael (Julie), Tara (Gary May), Susan Kertesz (Robert), Cindy Barry (Claude), Michaela (Larry Derasp) and Melissa Fournier (Denis).  Proud and giving grandfather of 22, predeceased by 1 ...

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LAING, Mac

Died peacefully at his home on Tuesday, October 13, 2009; at the age of 84 years. Beloved husband of Barbara (nee Bennett) Laing. Loving father and best friend of James (Pennie) and Trevor (Tracy). Cherished grandpa (poppa) of Tabitha, Sierra, Mackenzie, Talus, Aiden and Quinn. Loving son of the late Charles and Elizabeth Laing. Dear brother of the late Duncan ...

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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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LIND, Rudy

Former employee, Algoma Ore Division, Wawa, 32 years Passed away at the Lady Dunn Health Centre, Wawa, on Friday, February 6, 2009, at the age 94 years. Rudy, beloved husband of Helli Lind, loving father of Gary Lind of Toronto, grandfather of James of Fort McMurray, Alberta. Rudy will also be sadly missed by his niece Lorraine Brocklebank of Sault ...

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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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KUSIC, Angelina

Member of the Ladies Auxiliary Royal Canadian Legion Br. 429 Wawa Peacefully at the Lady Dunn Health Centre, Wawa on Sunday, September 23, 2007. Angelina, beloved wife of the late Dusan, loving mother of Alexandra Collins (William), Bela, Petar (Jamie) and the late Aleksa. She will be sadly missed by her loving grandchildren Brydee, Andrea, Tia, Dusan and Maggie. Angelina ...

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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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ROY, Paul Emile

Retired, Algoma Ore Division Passed away at the Lady Dunn Health Centre, Wawa, on Wednesday, August 23, 2006, at the age of 77 years. Paul, beloved husband of Diana; dear father of Nicole, Lise (Mike Pitre), Mario (Judy), and Guylaine (Joe Kraly). Loved grandfather of Marc and Joelle Pitre, and Joshua, Tyler, and Megan Kraly. Paul will also be missed ...

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