Obituaries

LESSARD, Joseph Clarence Jean-Marie ‘Johnny’

Passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones at the Sault Area Hospital on Tuesday, July 25, 2023 at the age of 76. He is predeceased by his beloved wife Alice, great-grandson Marty, parents Isidor and Elizabeth, and all of his siblings. Cherished father of Terry-Anne Bowers (Robert), Alan Lessard, Jessica Walker (Todd), and Michel Lacroix (Cindy) who he loved as ...

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WHEATLEY, Rosa

It is with heavy hearts, we announce the passing of our social butterfly, Rosa Wheatley, on Monday, July 17, 2023.   It is difficult to describe what made Rosa so special, but if you had the privilege of knowing her, you understand. She genuinely loved people. She was proud to be a long-time resident of Wawa and enjoyed giving back ...

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Maze, Ralph Michael

December 24, 1945 – July 9, 2023 Ralph Michael Maze, a loving father, grandfather, brother, and friend, passed away peacefully on July 9, 2023. Born on December 24, 1945, Ralph lived a life filled with love, laughter, and adventure, leaving behind cherished memories for all who knew him. Ralph was the proud father of Cheryl, Michael (Angel), Martin (Melanie), and ...

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GUINDON, Raymonde

Passed away peacefully with her family by her side at the Lady Dunn Health Centre on Saturday, July 15, 2023 at the age of 80 years. Beloved wife of Léo-Paul for 60 years. Precious mother of Lynn Kingston (Wilson), Annette Lytwenko (David) and Lorraine Albert (Fern). Loving and proud mémére of Alexander (Jake), Veronica (Chance), Mallory (Tyler), Shelby, Jamie (D.J.) ...

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CADREAU, Jessica Lee

We regret to announce the unexpected passing of Jessica at the Sault Area Hospital on Saturday, July 8th, 2023 at the age of 28 years. Jessica will be deeply missed by her parents Sherry Stone and Clint Cadreau. A loving mother to Braiden. Dear sister of Xavier Stone and C.J. Cadreau. Cherished granddaughter of the late Gilbert Stone Sr. and ...

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McMILLAN, Howard “Mickey”

Passed away suddenly on Wednesday, June 14, 2023 at the age of 81 years. Beloved husband of Marg McMillan for 53 years. Loving and proud father of Ross and Mary-Ann (Richard). World’s best grandfather of Michael, Donte and Aliesha. Son of the late Elizabeth and William McMillan. Mickey was predeceased by his infant brother. Dear son-in-law of Joan and Alex ...

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REID, Russell

Passed away suddenly after a brief battle with cancer at the Lady Dunn Health Centre on Monday, June 26, 2023 at the age of 64 years. Beloved husband of Maria for 39 years. Proud father of Matthew (Rachel) and Marcus (Shannon). Loving grandpa of Robin and his granddogs Harley and Ryder. Son of the late Janet and Fraser Reid. Dear ...

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WILLOUGHAN, Glenn Lee

My name is Glenn Lee Willoughan, and I was born on December 13, 1956. For those who have known me, have known that I fought a long heroic battle with cancer and suddenly at my home on Monday, June 19, 2023. I have come to the end of my journey.   I am survived by my wife Luigina Willoughan and ...

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Grundt, Jens Uwe

We are sad to announce that Jens Grundt passed away in New Denver, BC on June 20, 2023. Jens was born in West Germany and immigrated to Canada as a young boy with his father (Willy Grundt) and mother (Annemarie Elfriede Grundt). Survived by his loving friend Dara Jareb, his best friend since childhood Laurie Miner, step-mother Karin Grundt, step-brothers ...

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BELAND, Leo

Passed away peacefully at the Lady Dunn Health Centre with his loving family by his side on Wednesday June 14, 2023 at the age of 88 years. Beloved husband of Margaret for 67 years. Humbled and loving father of Arthur Beland (Shanan), Alan Beland, Robert “Bob” (Jeannine), Mark Beland (Joanne) and Matthew “Matt” Beland (Caroline). Proud grandfather of 16 and ...

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O’ LEARY, James Vincent “Diamond”

February 18, 1945 – May 20, 2023 It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of our father, grandfather, and brother. Survived by his beloved son Terry O’Leary (Nerisse Drona) and his daughters Naiomi O’Leary, Priscilla O’Leary (Brent Woods), granddaughter Niya and grandsons Cole, Jake and Cameron. He is predeceased by his daughter Stephanie, his parents Isobel “Dolly” Blimkie, ...

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BERNI, Anthony “Tony, Nino”

Passed away peacefully at the Lady Dunn Health Centre, Wawa on Monday May 22, 2023 just a few days before his 96th birthday. Predeceased by his wife Anna in 2016. He is survived by his son Jim of Wawa and his daughter Evelyn Sopkow (Bill) of Edmonton, Alberta. Cherished grandfather of Dave Sopkow (Amy) and Anthony Sopkow. Tony came to ...

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Southwell, Grant Edward

July 16, 1943 – May 17, 2023 In his 80th year, Grant peacefully passed away with his family by his side after his yearlong battle with cancer. Beloved husband and best friend of B. Diane Southwell (Dec 2017) for 50 years. Loving father of Andrew (Holly) Southwell, Shannon Southwell, and Meghan (Adam) Groves. Proud grandfather of Meredith, Evan, Madeline, Aaron, ...

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CHARBONNEAU, Frank (Francis)

from Hawk Junction, Ontario It is with great sorrow that we announce his passing on September 15th, 2022. He passed away suddenly while away from home at the age of 75. Survived by his wife Susan Charbonneau. Loving father of Rolly and his wife Karen, Angèle Charbonneau (Courchesne), Suzanne Ouellet and her husband Gino all from Noelville. Roger Charbonneau and ...

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ROWE, Clifford Arnold

It is with great sadness that the family of Clifford Arnold Rowe announces his sudden but peaceful passing on May 12, 2023 at the age of 67. Cliff lived his life to the fullest and always had a quick remark for the discussion at hand. He liked nothing better than discussing politics, local events, and many of the world’s problems ...

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