Family News

Thank You – McRae Family

The family of the late Doug McRae would like to extend a thank you for the many expressions of sympathy received following the passing of our father, husband, and grandfather.   Thank you to our community, family and friends near and far for the kind words, visits, flowers, sympathy cards, delicious food and donations to the Ontario Brain Injury Association ...

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CALKINS, Leslie “Les”

Leslie Calkins, of Wawa, died on April 24, 2020 at the age of 92. Leslie was born on July 27, 1927 in Winnipeg, Manitoba.  Leslie moved around for a bit before residing in Toronto where he met his first wife, Margret whom he married on October 18, 1947. Leslie and Margret had 2 children born to them, Allan, and Lindy, ...

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LEVESQUE, Berthier

The family announces with sorrow the passing of Berthier Levesque on Wednesday April 22nd, 2020 at the Sault Area Hospital. Beloved husband for 50 beautiful years to Lisette Levesque. Loving father of Steve (Edith) and Luc (Stephanie). A proud grandfather of Emilyn, William, Lilianne and Easton. Dear son of the late Alphonse and Laurette Levesque. Cremation has taken place at River’s ...

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McRae, Lyall Douglas “Doug”

It is with profound sadness and broken hearts we announce the unexpected passing of one of the world’s greatest men. Doug McRae was born July 24, 1956 to Paddy and the late Smokey McRae. He passed away peacefully with his loving wife and daughters by his side on Sunday April 26, 2020 at the age of 63 years. Doug married ...

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KERI, Carla

Carla Keri was born on June 12, 1961 and passed away on March 19, 2020. Arrangements entrusted with Kraeer Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Margate, Florida.

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In Memory – Rémi Ménard

August 3, 1933 – April 19, 2015   His nature was loving and giving, His heart was made of pure gold, And to us who truly loved him, His memory will never grow old.   Hélène, John, Cory (Kathy) and Ryan (Alyssia)

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BROWN, Irene

September 3, 1950   –  April 12, 2020 Passed away in her home in Wawa, ON, surrounded by her family and lots of love, after a very brief battle with cancer. Upon retirement, Irene and her husband Bob Brown relocated to Wawa in May of 2017 in order to be closer to family and nature. They previously lived in Elmira, ON ...

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SMITH, Willard Vandine

Wil has died at the age of 85 years on Saturday, April 11, 2020. On April 6, 1971, Wil accepted a telephoned job offer at Michipicoten High School. Then he and his wife Gail read a headline in the Globe and Mail “Six inches of snow in Wawa”. They came anyway and began a happy life of 24 years teaching ...

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PITRE, Lise

Passed away peacefully with her family by her side at the Lady Dunn Health Centre on Wednesday April 8, 2020 at the age of 66 years.  Beloved wife of Mike Pitre.  Loving mother of Marc Pitre and Joëlle Chamberland (Dan).  Proud grandmother of Rhya.  Daughter of the late Paul-Emile and Diana Roy.  Dear sister of the Mario Roy (Judy), Guylaine ...

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MITCHELL, Irene Gisele

April 18, 1943 – March 31, 2020 Peacefully at home on Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at the age of 76. Loving wife of the late Lloyd Mitchell and late James Campbell. Caring mother of Sheldon, Scott (Joanne) and Sheridan. Cherished grandmother of Kylie, Kyla, Deniece, Georges, Nicky, Patrick, Lloyd and the late Erica and beloved great grandmother of five. She ...

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SZEKELY, Cindy

Cindy passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday, March 14th 2020, at the age of 55 years. Beloved daughter of Huguette Szekely and the late Daniel Szekely. Loving sister to her two brothers Mark (Renée Mellish) and Daniel (Cindy). Much loved aunt to Annik, Daniel, Émilie, and Matthew and her faithful four-legged companion, Skye (“Bobo”). She will be fondly ...

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WEATHERBEE, Michael Wayne

June 8th, 1958 – December 20th, 2019 Michael passed away peacefully at the Atikokan General Hospital. A very special thank you to the Staff of Caland Manor, Darlene, Shayne, and Lori for their kindness and compassion through the years. Donations to the Alzheimer Society is appreciated. A Celebration of Life for Michael will be held June 6th, 2020, at the ...

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MORRISON, Roderick John

Peacefully at home, on Tuesday, February 25, 2020, in his 74th year.  Beloved husband of Donna (nee Harris) and the late Marilyn (nee Wortman).  Loving father of the late Steven, Jana (James) Lutes, Andrea (Evan) Douglas and step-father of John (Lianne) Doiron and Ashley (Doug Cotter) Doiron.  Cherished grandpa of Grace, Jack, Cove, Carter, Emery, Quinten Roderick, Maira and Marnie. ...

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TAIT, Joseph “Paul”

August 31, 1935 – February 25, 2020 Paul passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Tuesday February 25, 2020.  Beloved husband of 61 years to Carmelita “Carmen” Tait. Loving father to Andre Begin (Michelle), Irene Etheridge (Len), Paula Valois (Bill), Natalie Matheson (John), John Tait (Tracy), and Lita Deshotel (Terry).  Much loved Grandpa & Papa to Natalie ...

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