Family News

SADLER, Mary

May 9, 1941 – February 22nd, 2009 Surrounded by her loving family at home in Belle Vallee, Ontario, Mary Mildred Sadler was welcomed into the arms of her beloved Saviour Jesus Christ, after a courageous battle with ALS (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease ) on Sunday, February 22nd,  2009. In 1941, Mary was born to the ...

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Happy Birthday Henry!

Jan 12, 2009 @ 13:11 Happy Birthday, Henry! Henry Hechler is celebrating his 75th birthday today (January 12).  Happy Birthday, Dad! Love Kelly, Greg, and Bea

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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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50th Wedding Anniversary – Henry & Ursula Hechler

Dec 6, 2008 @ 11:53 Congratulations to Henry and Ursula Hechler who celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on November 29th!  This past August, the Hechlers celebrated the occasion with music, wine and fabulous food under the stars at an outdoor party in Wawa with friends and family. Thanks go out to Judy Moore and Melanie Emonds for the wonderful food ...

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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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MILLS, Janet Alberta (nee Robinson)

Jun 12, 2008 @ 14:40 Janet passed away at the Lady Dunn Health Centre, age 89, Friday, June 13, 2008, surrounded by her family. Adored wife of 69 years to Ralph Mills, mother of Dianna Brown (Bill), Jo-Anne Wilush (Kevin), Gwenyth Mills (Simon Brissenden), and Blair Mills (Cynthia) She will be deeply missed by her grandchildren Catherine and Jennifer Brown ...

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In Memory – J.P. Letourneau

May 29-2007 Mononcle Baveux! Sa fait deja un an que tu es partis. Mais ta presence es encore avec nous. Chaque soir nous jouons ensemble dans mes reves. Je pense encore a toi quand je lis mes livres avec les elephant et les singes! Aussi j’aime bien sa prendre soin de ta Toby! Je donne les becs a matantes que ...

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In Memory – J.P. Letourneau

May 29, 2007 One year already, you went to a better place where you have no more pain. I face an empty chair, but sometimes in the silence, I imagine you there. My companion for so many years, no longer here with me, any yet in some mysterious way, you keep me company. Often I turn towards the couch to ...

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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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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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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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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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McKinnon, Elizabeth (nee Overton)

Born May 15, 1952 In loving memory of a cherished and devoted wife and mother who passed away May 15th, 2005. Sweetheart, you are always in my thoughts, as I care for the flower beds that you meticulously worked. They are a lasting monument to you. Friends still comment that they remember you in your gardening clothes tending the beds til dark. ...

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BRANDON, John “The Light”

Published on: Mar 28, 2005   John Louis Brandon “The Light” who at one time was the Chief Keeper at the Michipicoten Island Lighthouse, passed away February 25, 2005. Louie The Light stayed on as Chief Keeper for 20 years and happened to be on duty the night the Edmund Fitzgerald went down (November 10, 1975). Janis Leering of the ...

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SCOTT, Henry (Hank)

Member and past Master of the Woodland Lodge #680, Wawa. Veteran of WW II and Member of The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 429 Wawa. Peacefully, at the Kirkland Lake Extendicare on Thursday, January 27, 2005 at the age of 92 years. Hank, predeceased in 1998 by his loving wife Barbara. Loving father of Bill (Eva) of Grande Prairie, Alberta, and ...

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