Family News

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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GRUSYS, Jill (nee Williamson)

Peacefully on November 30, 2007 with her family and friends by her side at the Queensway Carleton Hospital at the age of 62. Loving and devoted mother of Steven and Michael Grusys (Angela). Cherished grandmother of Mac and Carter. Remembered by her former spouse and dear friend Victor Grusys (Joanne). Loving siblings Ione (the late Bob Quarrell), Pat Burk-Charmin (Dick ...

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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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KUSIC, Angelina

Member of the Ladies Auxiliary Royal Canadian Legion Br. 429 Wawa Peacefully at the Lady Dunn Health Centre, Wawa on Sunday, September 23, 2007. Angelina, beloved wife of the late Dusan, loving mother of Alexandra Collins (William), Bela, Petar (Jamie) and the late Aleksa. She will be sadly missed by her loving grandchildren Brydee, Andrea, Tia, Dusan and Maggie. Angelina ...

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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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AVIS, Gloria Jean (nee Harrison)

Gloria J. Avis, managing editor of the Algoma News Review and secretary-treasurer of Wawa Print & Litho, Inc. died on September 27 at the Lady Dunn Health Centre. Gloria fought the good fight against cancer for nearly 10 years. Born Gloria Jean Harrison in Goderich on December 24, 1942, she lived her early life in Stratford where she served as ...

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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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ROY, Paul Emile

Retired, Algoma Ore Division Passed away at the Lady Dunn Health Centre, Wawa, on Wednesday, August 23, 2006, at the age of 77 years. Paul, beloved husband of Diana; dear father of Nicole, Lise (Mike Pitre), Mario (Judy), and Guylaine (Joe Kraly). Loved grandfather of Marc and Joelle Pitre, and Joshua, Tyler, and Megan Kraly. Paul will also be missed ...

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