Family News

Nicholson, Veronica ‘Woman who Helps’ (nee Armstrong)

1955-2019 It is with heavy hearts that the family announces the passing of Veronica Nicholson, beloved wife, devoted mother and cherished grandmother on April 13, 2019, after a 3-year courageous battle with cancer, at the age of 64.  Dearly loved wife of Charles Nicholson, much loved mother of Charles (Josie), Robin (André) and Michael (Lee-Anne).  Loving and proud Gramma of ...

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Thank You From the Wawa Ladies Curling League!

The Wawa Ladies Curling League would like to thank the following individuals and businesses/organizations who contributed to the success of our 67th Annual Ladies Curling Bonspiel which was held on March 29 – 31, 2019: Brookfield Power, Wilderness Helicopters, All Washed Up – Barb Leschishin, Amber’s Day Spa, Avon with Lisa, Canadian Tire, Carole Bouffard, Dawson & Keenan, Gitchegewgaw – ...

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JAMES, Lynne Anne (Doda)

Passed away peacefully in Victoria, British Columbia with her family by her side at the age of 72. She will be greatly missed by her many family and friends.  Loving wife of Gary James of Victoria, BC.  Dear mother to Jamie Appleton (Megan), Terri Printess, and Sean (Sherri Lynn).  Stepmother to Melanie Richardson (Martin), Christopher James (deceased) and Trevor James ...

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Thank You – Lamontagne, Geldart and Campbell Families

On behalf of the Lamontagne, Geldart and Campbell families we would like to thank everyone for their generosity, kindness and support during a very difficult time. Thank you to the EMS team and to the OPP for their compassion shown and the comfort they provided.  Special thank you to Valerie Kerry from Kerry Funeral Home who was there every step ...

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LAMONTAGNE, Raymond “Ray” Joseph

Suddenly at his home on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at the age of 68 years. Beloved husband of Judy for 46 years. Loving father of Sharon Campbell (Will) and Jen Lamontagne (Kurt Geldart). Proud grandfather of Laura, Adam, Maysen and Jake. Dear brother of Victor (late Madge), Barbara Fortin (late René), Diane Lafond (late Yvon), Donald (Suzanne), Brian (Pauline), late ...

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Thank You – SJFICS

  The Grade 6 & 7 class from St. Joseph French Immersion Catholic School would like to thank everyone who supported our Annual Bake Sale and the Bottle Drive.  We are overwhelmed by the generosity of our town! All of the proceeds will go towards our 2020 trip to Québec. We would also like to thank the amazing volunteers who ...

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In Memory – Kim Gagnon

In loving memory of a cherished Wife, Mom & Meema, who passed away on March 11, 2018. Those we love remain with us, for love itself lives on. Cherished memories never fade, because one loved is gone. Those we love can never be, more than a thought apart. For as long as there is a memory, they live on in ...

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SAARINEN, Janice Sue

Peacefully at Algoma Residential Community Hospice with her sister by her side on Saturday, March 9, 2019. Beloved wife of the late Harold Saarinen. Loving sister of Gail Greeley (late Stan). Janice leaves behind many dear friends and relatives in Sault Ste. Marie and Wawa. She retired after working 30 years at Algoma Ore. Special thanks to the wonderful and ...

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VOGT, Patrick Lee Kevin

Passed away at the Sault Area Hospital on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at the age of 40. Beloved and proud father of Krystyn Christiansen-Vogt. Loving grandpa of Marie. Dear son of Mariann Vogt. Predeceased by his grandparents Wolfgang and Mary Vogt. Nephew of Bob, Anton (Lois), Norman (Lisa), Leo, Donald and Eddy. Pat will be missed by many cousins and ...

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BELANGER, Roland Joseph “Roly”

Passed away peacefully with his family by his side at the Lady Dunn Health Centre, Wawa on Thursday, March 7, 2019, at the age of 82 years. Beloved husband of Ann for 62 years. Loving father of Lynda Gilchrist (Tony), Kevin Belanger (Maureen) and Julie Lundquist (Gary Currie). Proud grandfather of Angela (Steve), Trevor (Janet), Sarah, Conor (Lindy), Moria (Dave), Kevin ...

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GAMACHE, Claire

Passed away peacefully at the Sault Area Hospital on Sunday February 24, 2019 at the age of 74 years. Beloved wife of Yvon Gamache. Loving mother of Roger (Pascale), Danny, the late Gilles and the late Jacques. Proud and loving grandmother of Alex, Claudia, Jaydan, Maikayla and Noah. Daughter of the late Blanche and Elzear Chouinard. Dear sister of Lauréat, ...

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VERNIER, Raymond

Passed away at the Lady Dunn Health Centre on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at the age of 68 years. Loving husband of Ida Vernier. Loving father of Joe Vernier (Missy) and Sheri Fudge (Charlie). Loving grandfather of Joey (Kelsi), Jessica (Dan), Faith, Jesse, Samantha (Will) and Ian. Proud great grandfather of Jude, Grace and Gwen. Son of the late Donat ...

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LESSARD, Claudette

Peacefully passed away at the Lady Dunn Health Centre on Thursday, February 14, 2019 at the age of 69.  Beloved wife of the late Joseph Lessard. Loving mother of Luc St. Denis (Kim) and Nathalie Scully (Rodney). Cherished Memere of Matthew and Eric Gignac, Marc and Kevin St. Denis, Denis and Alain Scully. Claudette is survived by 7 siblings and ...

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Thank you – Meloche/Kryszewski Family

Thank you to all who were present at the service to honor Jean-François’s memory. Merci infiniment à toutes les personnes présentes aux funérailles de notre fils Jean-François. We would like to thank all the people who have touched us with your love, kind words and support during the past year and a half. Merci à toutes les personnes qui nous ...

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