Family News

RUTLAND, Arthur William

13 May, 1960 – 10 January, 2024 It is with deep sadness that we announce the sudden and tragic loss of a treasured father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend. Arthur was the beloved son of the late Gordon and Rose Rutland. He was cherished by his children Tianna Jobst (Nick), Tanner (Jessica), and Cheyenna. Arthur was deeply proud of his ...

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BERTHIAUME, France Rita

France Berthiaume, 63 ans, est décédée le 6 janvier 2024 au centre de santé Lady Dunn à Wawa, Ontario France est pré-décédée par ses parents Raymond et Jeanne D’Arc Berthiaume (née Denis) et par son époux Jean-Pierre Létourneau. Elle laisse dans le deuil ses deux enfants, Luc (Chantal) et Nicholas (Ada-Marie), ses quatre petits enfants, Zachari, Karolynne, Noah et Milo ...

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In Memory – Janet Firlotte

Memories over these past 10 years that you have been gone, still go on Janet. We talk of you a lot, refer to things that happen as ‘Janet would have loved that’. You remain in our minds and heart and we miss you dearly. Rest in Peace Janet Your sisters Margaret, Pat, and Chris

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MORRISON, John

It is with heavy hearts that the family of John Morrison announces his peaceful passing on Friday December 29, 2023 after four challenging years with Lewy Body Dementia. Born in Matachewan in 1938 to Neil and Hilda Morrison, John moved to Wawa at the age of two where his father was Master Mechanic at the newly revived Helen Mine. The ...

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In Memory – John Haidarenko

In loving memory of a dear father, grandfather and great-grandfather (Didi) who passed away December 25, 2007.   Gone is the face we loved so dear, Silent is the voice we loved to hear, Too far away for sight or speech, But not too far for thought to reach, Sweet to remember him who once was here, And who, thought ...

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In Memory – John Swan Peterson

In Memory of John Swan Peterson, my Dad 1954-2019 Monday, December 23, 2019 There is no one else on earth so special as you were to me. I hold you forever, my precious Dad, in my heart and memory. You made me laugh every single day, you really were the best. And even though you are not here, the time ...

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HOPKINS, Claudette

Passed away peacefully at the Lady Dunn Health Centre LTC on Thursday, December 21, 2023, at the age of 78 years. Beloved wife of the late James (Jim) “Hoppy” Hopkins. Loving mother of Jean Claude Cyr, Gilles Cyr (Cathy), Alain Cyr (Brigitte), and Michel Cyr (Brittany). She will be remembered by Jim’s children Richard and Sandy. Proud grandmother of the ...

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CHRISTIE, Beulah Mae (nee Woolley)

(1927-2023) It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of our mother, grandmother and great-grandmother on Monday, December 18, 2023, with her youngest son Thomas by her side, at the FJ Davey home in her 97th year. She is now reunited with her loving husband Ross (2001) with whom she shared over 50 years of wedded bliss. ...

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CHAUVETTE, Richard

Richard passed away in Sault Ste. Marie on December 10, 2023, at the age of 57. Survived by his mother Lise Vallee (Anatole). He was the brother to the late Michel Chauvette, Joanne Graves (Mark), Suzie Chauvette (Gilles) and Gary Gendron (Carrie). Uncle to Conan (Andrea), Thor, Kya-Lynn, Ryan, Jessica, Anik (Erik) and Noah (Caellum). He is survived by many ...

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ROUSSY, Gregory Peter Charles

(August 1, 1954 – December 8, 2023) After a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer, we announce with heavy hearts the passing of Greg at Lady Dunn Hospital, Wawa. He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Shirley, his daughters Jessica (RJ), Suzanne and Whitney, his grandchildren Amelia, Cole, Emma, Peter, Phoenix and Preston and by his sister Theresa Smith (Garry). ...

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Thank you – A Burden Shared is a Burden Halved

Dear Wawa, The T. A. Webb quote “A burden shared is a burden halved” has come to mind often since Gord passed in mid-October. The comfort and support given so generously to our family through kind words, gentle check ins, acts of kindness, warm hugs, beautiful cards, and meaningful donations has been so appreciated both in the moment and with ...

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DERESKI, Lonny

With heavy hearts, we announce the passing of Lonny on Saturday, November 25, 2023 at the age of 64. Lonny passed comfortably at the Sault Area Hospital with his family and loved ones by his side. He is survived by his beloved mom and best friend Astrid (nee Klockars), and predeceased by his dad Louis on November 22, 2022, and ...

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BERTHIAUME, Jeanne D’Arc

C’est avec une profonde tristesse que la famille de Jeanne D’Arc Berthiaume annonce son départ le 16 novembre 2023 à l’âge de 84 ans.   Elle rejoint au cieux son mari bien-aimé, Raymond Berthiaume, sa fille Nicole et ses trois petits enfants. Chère mère de Micheline, feu Nicole (Michel), France (feu Jean Pierre), Danielle (Mario), Yves, Pierre, Lucie (Mike) et ...

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Smith, Robert Peter “Pete”

It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Robert Peter Smith “Pete” on Monday, November 13, 2023 at the age of 70. Son of the late William and Leona Smith of Hawk Junction. Husband of Marilyn Smith (nee Gerrior). Pete enjoyed the outdoors and was an avid hunter and fisherman. Summers were spent picking wild blueberries. ...

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PROVOST, Simone

Passed away peacefully in her sleep at the Lady Dunn Health Centre, Long Term Care on Saturday November 11, 2023 just 13 days from her 92nd birthday. Beloved wife of the late Fernand Provost. Dearly loved mother of Claire Evely, Paulette Robinson (late Curt), Cecile Elan (Joe), Aline Sauve (late Adrien), Joe Provost (Paula) and Marcel Provost (Judy). Adored grandmother ...

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