Obituaries

OWCZARZ, Mary

Passed away peacefully at the Lady Dunn Health Centre on Friday, March 6, 2015 at the age of 60 years. Mary was born May 13, 1954 in Wawa to the late Frank and Stephanie (nee Smietana) Owczarz. Mary will be remembered by her health care workers in the community and good friend Shelley. A Funeral Mass will be held at ...

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GRIFFITH, Jonah Zacharias

With heavy hearts, we regret to announce the sudden passing of Jonah Zacharias Griffith; affectionately known to many as “Mr. Purolator”; on Monday March 2, 2015. He will be greatly missed by his life partner and best friend Cathy of Wawa, his loving sister Roseann (Eric) and nephew Stephen of Port Alberni, B.C. as well as many friends and family ...

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UHLMAN, Franklin Earl “Frank”

Peacefully after a long illness at the Lady Dunn Hospital on Saturday February 28, 2015. Beloved husband of Violet. Loving father of Amanda Gauthier (Pierre). Cherished grandpa of Warren and Calvin. Dear son of June and Ron Uhlman. Brother of Michael (Marilyn), Patrick (Margaret and the late Judy), Patricia Uhlman, Ruth Bradley (Terry) and Gail Lane (Cameron). Brother-in-law of Pirkko ...

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MANN, William Thomas “Billy”

Passed away on Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 at the age of 74 years doing what he liked to do, removing snow with his tractor, leaving behind his wife Sylvia (nee Wallace). Loving father of Dorothy (Bill) and Tom (Luc). Proud grandfather of Jakob Olive. Son of the late Louise and Edwin Mann. Dear brother of Norman Mann, the late Cecile ...

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SMITH, William Walker “Billy”

Passed away peacefully on Sunday February 8th, 2015 with family by his side. Beloved husband of the late Edith Smith. Dear father of Wayne (Lorna), Gayle (Paul), Glynis (Tim) and Jeff (Sylvie). Loving grandfather to Taara (Geoff), Teela (Jesse), Tyson, Regan, Demitria, Cody (Ange), Wade, Rikki Lee (Randy) and Kelsey. Great grandfather to Anthony, Kendahl, Adrianna and Leigha. Special friend ...

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STAINES, Leon (Bruce)

Staines, Leon ( Bruce ) P.Eng Passed away peacefully on Sat. Feb. 07, 2015 at the Lady Dunn Health Centre. He was in his 76th year. Loving husband to Gloria, dear father to Wright, Steve and Kim Hamrak (Joe). He is also survived by 3 grandchildren, sister Mardi Collins (Everett) and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by 2 brothers, Len ...

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MORIN, Lionel

Passed away very suddenly and unexpectedly on Tuesday February 10, 2015 at the age of 60 years. Beloved wife and best friend of Hélène for 40 years. Proud father of Sylvie Hussain (Abbas), Steve (Marie-Andrée Boivin), Suzanne Lord (Roger) and Nancy Morin-Rioux (Eric). Cherished pépère of Steven, Melanie, Eden, Maxime, Jérémi, Jérika, Mikaël, Sedrik and Aleksi. Dear son of the ...

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TOOKENAY, Raymond

Passed away at Wilson Memorial General Hospital on January 7, 2015 at the age of 63 years. Beloved husband of Marilyn Ward. Dear father of Michelle (John Desmoulin), Jonathan (Isabelle Friesen) and Margaret (Keith Andrews). Loving grandfather of Ryder, Kori and Noah. Dear brother of Frank Desmoulin, Gerry Desmoulin (Barb), James Desmoulin (Julie), Grace Ross (Pat), June Desmoulin and Debbie ...

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STRAND, Alice Helen

Passed away peacefully at the Lady Dunn Health Centre, Wawa on Friday, November 14, 2014, at the age of 83 years. Beloved wife of the late Robert “Bob” Strand. Loving mother of Leisa (Elliott Slaght) and Wayne (Deb). Dear sister of Eddy Latoski (Lucy Lachapelle) and Lois Latoski (late Robin Ross). Alice will be fondly remembered by her many nieces, ...

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HOLLA, Adrian “Andy”

Adrian (Andy) Holla, 54, passed away at his home on July 6, 2014. Andy was the middle child to the late Doreen West and the late Antonius Holla. He is lovingly remembered by two sisters, Annette (Doug) and MaryAnn (Steven). In addition, two nieces, a great-niece, a great-nephew, cousins, co-workers, and friends. Affectionately nicknamed Evel Knievel in his youth. His ...

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LAWSON, Tory

Passed away in his 90th year, April 25, 2014, surrounded by his family. Tory is survived by his beloved family, wife Isabel, children David (Jackie) Nelson BC, Carol Allard (Syl) Sault Ste. Marie and Betty Ann Lawson, Trail BC. Grand Children David Jr., Sita (Scott) Wallace, Jake (Mary) Trail BC, Mark, Mike Sault Ste. Marie, Nick Allard, Ottawa. Great Grandchildren, ...

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DUMONT, Zoel

Passed away peacefully at the Lady Dunn Health Centre on Sunday, April 13, 2014, at the age of 77 years. Beloved husband of Pauline (nee Guay). Loving father of Lynda Dumont, Mario Dumont (Barbara) and René Dumont (Cindy). Proud papa of Brittany and Spencer Christiansen, Kendra Dumont, Rabecca and Makenah Dumont. Dear brother of the late Yvon Dumont and Solange ...

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Lohnes, Gordon

February 26, 1930 – January 20, 2014 Gordon Lohnes passed away peacefully at home on January 20, 2014, at the age of 83. Born February 26, 1930, to Gordon and Bertha (Weeks) Lohnes in Toronto, Ontario. Loving husband of 66 years to Theresa (Huck) Lohnes who he married November 1, 1947, in Toronto. Survived by brothers Bill (Joan) Lohnes of ...

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LANGILLE, David Wilkins

It is with great sadness that we announce Wilkie’s passing at the Lady Dunn Health Centre on Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at the age of 83, with his loving wife, Jacquie, by his side. Devoted father of Pamela (Nigel Shelton), Wilkie, Cynthia (Mike Whittier), and James. Loving grandfather to Ross, Eric, Kendra, Wilkie Jr., Connor, Louis Pierre, Rémi, Jean Luc, ...

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MYERS, John Charles “Jack”

Passed away peacefully at his home in Wawa on Tuesday, January 1, 2013 in his 91st year. Beloved husband of Alma for 63 years. Adored father of Bill Myers, Bob Myers (Jane), Barbara Stoll (Wolfgang) and Laurie Cavin (Jim). Loving and proud grandfather of Karen, Anne, Don and Jason. Dear brother of the late Willard (late Mabel), late Lillian, Betty, ...

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