Family News

ASSELIN, Gabrielle (nee Langevin)

May 30, 1922 – March 11, 2015 Passed away peacefully at the Lady Dunn Health Centre surrounded by her family in her 93rd year.  Beloved wife of the late Leopold Asselin who passed away April 11, 2002.  Cherished mother and mother-in-law of; Marcelle Terris (Butch) of Wawa, Jean-Guy Asselin (Judith) of Arnprior, Jacqueline Asselin Sykes (Allan) of Arnprior, Denise Swift ...

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SPADONI, Walter

Passed away on Friday February 27th, 2015 at the Lady Dunn Health Centre, Wawa. Walter happily lived alone at home in his beloved hometown of White River, ON until the day before he died. He was born in White River, on April 23, 1920 to his Italian immigrant parents, the late Augusto Spadoni and Terzilla Renzoni. Almost 95 years old, ...

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OWCZARZ, Mary

Passed away peacefully at the Lady Dunn Health Centre on Friday, March 6, 2015 at the age of 60 years. Mary was born May 13, 1954 in Wawa to the late Frank and Stephanie (nee Smietana) Owczarz. Mary will be remembered by her health care workers in the community and good friend Shelley. A Funeral Mass will be held at ...

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GRIFFITH, Jonah Zacharias

With heavy hearts, we regret to announce the sudden passing of Jonah Zacharias Griffith; affectionately known to many as “Mr. Purolator”; on Monday March 2, 2015. He will be greatly missed by his life partner and best friend Cathy of Wawa, his loving sister Roseann (Eric) and nephew Stephen of Port Alberni, B.C. as well as many friends and family ...

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UHLMAN, Franklin Earl “Frank”

Peacefully after a long illness at the Lady Dunn Hospital on Saturday February 28, 2015. Beloved husband of Violet. Loving father of Amanda Gauthier (Pierre). Cherished grandpa of Warren and Calvin. Dear son of June and Ron Uhlman. Brother of Michael (Marilyn), Patrick (Margaret and the late Judy), Patricia Uhlman, Ruth Bradley (Terry) and Gail Lane (Cameron). Brother-in-law of Pirkko ...

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MANN, William Thomas “Billy”

Passed away on Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 at the age of 74 years doing what he liked to do, removing snow with his tractor, leaving behind his wife Sylvia (nee Wallace). Loving father of Dorothy (Bill) and Tom (Luc). Proud grandfather of Jakob Olive. Son of the late Louise and Edwin Mann. Dear brother of Norman Mann, the late Cecile ...

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SMITH, William Walker “Billy”

Passed away peacefully on Sunday February 8th, 2015 with family by his side. Beloved husband of the late Edith Smith. Dear father of Wayne (Lorna), Gayle (Paul), Glynis (Tim) and Jeff (Sylvie). Loving grandfather to Taara (Geoff), Teela (Jesse), Tyson, Regan, Demitria, Cody (Ange), Wade, Rikki Lee (Randy) and Kelsey. Great grandfather to Anthony, Kendahl, Adrianna and Leigha. Special friend ...

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STAINES, Leon (Bruce)

Staines, Leon ( Bruce ) P.Eng Passed away peacefully on Sat. Feb. 07, 2015 at the Lady Dunn Health Centre. He was in his 76th year. Loving husband to Gloria, dear father to Wright, Steve and Kim Hamrak (Joe). He is also survived by 3 grandchildren, sister Mardi Collins (Everett) and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by 2 brothers, Len ...

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MORIN, Lionel

Passed away very suddenly and unexpectedly on Tuesday February 10, 2015 at the age of 60 years. Beloved wife and best friend of Hélène for 40 years. Proud father of Sylvie Hussain (Abbas), Steve (Marie-Andrée Boivin), Suzanne Lord (Roger) and Nancy Morin-Rioux (Eric). Cherished pépère of Steven, Melanie, Eden, Maxime, Jérémi, Jérika, Mikaël, Sedrik and Aleksi. Dear son of the ...

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MILLS, Thomas Edward “Ralph”

Jan 14, 2015 @ 12:17 Born June 6, 1918 in Sault Ste. Marie, died peacefully on Saturday, January 10th, 2015 at the Lady Dunn Health Centre at the age of 96 years. Beloved husband of the late Janet (nee Robinson). Loving father of Dianna Brown (Bill), Jo-Anne Wilush (Kevin), Gwenyth Mills (Simon Brissenden) and Blair Mills (Cynthia). Proud grandfather of ...

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TOOKENAY, Raymond

Passed away at Wilson Memorial General Hospital on January 7, 2015 at the age of 63 years. Beloved husband of Marilyn Ward. Dear father of Michelle (John Desmoulin), Jonathan (Isabelle Friesen) and Margaret (Keith Andrews). Loving grandfather of Ryder, Kori and Noah. Dear brother of Frank Desmoulin, Gerry Desmoulin (Barb), James Desmoulin (Julie), Grace Ross (Pat), June Desmoulin and Debbie ...

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STRAND, Alice Helen

Passed away peacefully at the Lady Dunn Health Centre, Wawa on Friday, November 14, 2014, at the age of 83 years. Beloved wife of the late Robert “Bob” Strand. Loving mother of Leisa (Elliott Slaght) and Wayne (Deb). Dear sister of Eddy Latoski (Lucy Lachapelle) and Lois Latoski (late Robin Ross). Alice will be fondly remembered by her many nieces, ...

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HOLLA, Adrian “Andy”

Adrian (Andy) Holla, 54, passed away at his home on July 6, 2014. Andy was the middle child to the late Doreen West and the late Antonius Holla. He is lovingly remembered by two sisters, Annette (Doug) and MaryAnn (Steven). In addition, two nieces, a great-niece, a great-nephew, cousins, co-workers, and friends. Affectionately nicknamed Evel Knievel in his youth. His ...

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MAY, Anne-Marie

Passed away peacefully at the Lady Dunn Health Centre with her family by her side on Saturday, June 7, 2014, at the age of 75 years. Beloved wife of the late Stuart May. Loving mother of Perry (Norma) and Gary (Tara). Adoring grandmother of Desirée and Damon. Dear sister of Ernie Muller (Ingrid) and predeceased by 2 sisters and 4 ...

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LAWSON, Tory

Passed away in his 90th year, April 25, 2014, surrounded by his family. Tory is survived by his beloved family, wife Isabel, children David (Jackie) Nelson BC, Carol Allard (Syl) Sault Ste. Marie and Betty Ann Lawson, Trail BC. Grand Children David Jr., Sita (Scott) Wallace, Jake (Mary) Trail BC, Mark, Mike Sault Ste. Marie, Nick Allard, Ottawa. Great Grandchildren, ...

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