Obituaries

ZAGAR, Ralph (updated)

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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BOOMHOWER, Arnold

Passed away peacefully at the Lady Dunn Health Centre on Saturday, October 7, 2023 at the age of 78 years. Son of the late Loraine and Robert Boomhower. Dear brother of Donna Archambeault (late Andre). Loving uncle of Laura (Sean), late Eugene, Leonard Archambeault, Trina (Matt), Wayne (Marianne), Nicole (Frank) and Andrea. Arnold will be remembered by his great-nieces and ...

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OWENS, Tamara Evelyn

October 30, 1984 – October 8, 2023 It is with heavy hearts that we announce the peaceful passing of Tamara, surrounded by the love of family at the Sault Area Hospital on October 8, 2023, at the age of 38. Cherished daughter of Gigi Owens and the late Abbie Owens. She will be sorely missed by her beautiful children Hailey, Harlow, and ...

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TAYLOR, Greg

Passed away tragically as a result of a motorcycle accident on Tuesday, October 3, 2023, at the age of 68 years. Beloved husband and best friend of Joyce for 37 years. Dear son of the late Linda and Norman Taylor. Loving brother of Terri-Lynne Garner (Gary). Dear son-in-law of the late Helen and Roy Bois. Loving brother-in-law of Kerry Milne ...

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HOUSTON, Clifford

Passed away peacefully with his family by his side at the Lady Dunn Health Centre on Monday, October 2, 2023. Husband to Joan for almost 60 years. Father to Tara (Mark) and Darren (Lisa). Predeceased by his son Andrew and daughter Shannon. Grandfather to Katrina, Kymberlee, Lindsey, Megan and Andrew. Great grandfather of Kalving, Makenna, Grayson and Carter. Brother to ...

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MacLELLAN, Dougald Hughie

  Passed away peacefully after a long battle with cancer at the age of 66 years. Dougald passed away with his family by his side on Sunday, October 1, 2023, at Lady Dunn Health Centre. Beloved husband of Ann for 43 years. Cherished father of Douglas, Amy Restoule (Wayne) and Melany (Nick Clarke). Proud grandpa of Abigail, Noah, and Sawyer. ...

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EVELY, Hannah Dana

June 28, 2022 – September 18, 2023 It is with heavy hearts that we regret to announce the untimely death of Hannah Dana Evely, beloved daughter of Fern and Kimberly (Laude) Evely. Loving sister of Keadon, Morgan and Mason. Cherished granddaughter of Barb Laude, Claire Provost and the late Reg Evely. Precious great granddaughter of Donna Laude (late Roman) and ...

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BRANT, Raymonde Hélène Blais

(October 7, 1932 – September 21, 2023) – Raymonde Hélène Blais was born and raised in Hearst, Ontario. Our mother met Dad in Wawa where they spent their life until 2009 when they moved to Sault Ste. Marie. She is predeceased by her husband, Mike, in May 2013. She leaves behind her four loving daughters, Martha Brant (Perry), Paulette O’Brien ...

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CLEARY, Patricia

Patricia Cleary, retired elementary school teacher and librarian, died Saturday, August 12, 2023, at the Royal Ascot Care Centre in Vancouver, BC at 87 years of age after a very brief illness. Family was with her at the time. Patricia is predeceased by her loving and devoted husband Michael and by her brother William (Bill) Ruthven Snider. She is survived ...

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RIOPEL, Doris

15 décembre 1940 – 17 septembre 2023 C’est avec un cœur lourd que nous annonçons le décès de notre chère maman, grand-maman et arrière-grand-maman à l’âge de 82 ans, le 17 septembre 2023 à l’hôpital général de Chapleau entourée de sa famille. Son sourire lumineux et son amour inébranlable pour sa famille resterons à jamais gravés dans nos mémoires. Sa ...

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GUINDON, Roger

It is with profound sorrow that the family of Roger announces his peaceful passing on Tuesday, September 12, 2023. Roger was born March 22 1946 in Saint Vital de Clermont to Rene Guindon and Anna (Legault). He leaves behind his loving wife of 51 years, Colette (Denis). Devoted father of Stephane (Cynthia), Rene (Lindsay) and Angela Sawchyn (Andy). Proud grandfather ...

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DEVINE, Michael Joseph

At the age of 76, Michael Joseph Devine passed away peacefully in London, Ontario, on September 1, 2023, from complications arising from Parkinson’s Disease. He was the loving father of Michaela Altenburg of London and cherished grandfather of Morgan, Willem, and Janek, and the dear brother of Donna, Shaun, and Patrick Devine. He was predeceased by his sister Penny Oglow ...

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MacDonald, Roland James

Peacefully at the Sault Area Hospital, with his family at his side on Thursday, August 31, 2023 at the age of 76. Beloved husband of Pamela MacDonald. Loving father of Derek and Christopher. Son of the late Roland and Verna MacDonald. Dear brother of Judy MacDonald (Paul). Roland will be sadly missed by his niece Shannon Love (Ray) and their ...

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WEATHERBEE, Debbie

Debbie Weatherbee passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Saturday, August 26, 2023, at the Sault Area Hospital at the age of 67. Survived by her dear husband, Ray. Cherished mother of Shona Proulx, Ryan Proulx (Krista-Lee) as well as stepmother of Nicole Pulkkinen and Kevin Weatherbee (Heather). Adored grandmother of Keisha Doung (Anthony), Britney Proulx, Alyssa ...

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GALLANT, James

An inspiration to all and a man with many hats and names, James Gallant (55), passed away peacefully at Campbell House Hospice in Collingwood with his family by his side on August 14, 2023. James was born April 13, 1968, and grew up in Wawa, ON with his parents, Gus and Julie Gallant, where he played hard and lived carefree. ...

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