Obituaries

JONES, David

Retired Great Lakes Power, Former Member of the R.C.M.P. At the Lady Dunn Health Centre, Wawa, on Wednesday, May 27, 2009. Dave, at the age of 68 years, beloved husband of Kaija “Kay“, loving father of Russell (Darlene) and Gordon (Isabel) all of Wawa. He will be sadly missed by his grandchildren Larissa, Abiguel and Eloise. Dave was predeceased by ...

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GATZ, Frederick Clifford

The family announces with sorrow the death of Fred on May 16, 2009 in his 75th year. Son of the late Carl and Nellie (nee Chiupka), Gatz. Beloved husband of Freda (nee Jutsum) for over 51 years. Loving father of Jennifer, Jeremy (Pyerr) and Jonathan (Janet). Dear sister of Helen David (late Ronald). Predeceased by sister Olga and brothers Alex ...

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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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GRUSYS, Victor

Jan 17, 2009 at 14:24 (Proprietor, Pinewood Storage and Warehouse, and co-owner of Vintage Warehouse, Wawa) It is with great sadness the family announces the sudden passing of Victor at his cottage in Sault Ste. Marie on Thursday, January 15, 2009, at the age of 67 years. Victor, beloved husband and best friend of Joanne, loving father of Steven and ...

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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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GRUSYS, Jill (nee Williamson)

Peacefully on November 30, 2007 with her family and friends by her side at the Queensway Carleton Hospital at the age of 62. Loving and devoted mother of Steven and Michael Grusys (Angela). Cherished grandmother of Mac and Carter. Remembered by her former spouse and dear friend Victor Grusys (Joanne). Loving siblings Ione (the late Bob Quarrell), Pat Burk-Charmin (Dick ...

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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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AVIS, Gloria Jean (nee Harrison)

Gloria J. Avis, managing editor of the Algoma News Review and secretary-treasurer of Wawa Print & Litho, Inc. died on September 27 at the Lady Dunn Health Centre. Gloria fought the good fight against cancer for nearly 10 years. Born Gloria Jean Harrison in Goderich on December 24, 1942, she lived her early life in Stratford where she served as ...

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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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