Family News

SERRANO, Maria Mendes Caridade

February 1, 1937 – September 23, 2015 Passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on September 23rd at St. Peter’s Hospital at the age of 78 after a lengthy battle with cancer. She will be deeply missed by her loving husband of 54 years, Adelino. Beloved mother to Helena (Robert) Bill, and Susana (Gabriel) Montesi, and loving Avo to Jessica, ...

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ROUSSAIN, Joyce Winnifred

Sep 15, 2015 Passed away peacefully at the Sault Area Hospital on Wednesday, September 16, 2015, at the age of 87 years. Beloved wife of Norman Roussain and the late John Seyler. Loving and caring mother of Lisa Wright (Paul). Proud grandmother of Brandon and Aidan. Dear sister of the late Reg Westwood (Joyce). Step-mother of Cheryl Roussain-Nice, Deanna Roussain ...

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In Memory – Lionel “Ti-Nomme, Leo”

Liard, Lionel “Ti-Nomme, Leo” October 15, 1933 – September 13, 2001   We think of you with love today as we have done so often, and feel once more the bitter blow that does not seem to soften Until we meet again. Love Marc & Shelley, Luc & Manon

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BRUCE, Eric George

October 24, 1954 – August 17, 2015 Passed away peacefully after a short, but courageous, battle with cancer at the age of 60. Eric came to Wawa in 1977 for a seasonal job with the MNR and somehow never left.   He was happiest with a chainsaw in hand or behind a snow plow, far away from a city.  A man of many ...

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LOBBAN, Sheila

Peacefully at the Sault Area Hospital on Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at the age of 72 years. Beloved wife for 56 years to Hunter Lobban. Devoted mother of Robert “Robbie” (Pamela) and the late Ian Lobban. Awesome grandmother of Samantha Boyce (Mike Boyce), Stephanie Lobban (Michael McNutt) and Thomas Dell (Vanessa Laundry). Proud great grandmother of Sierra. Dear sister of ...

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BERTIN, Pamela Cornelia

Peacefully passed away with her loving family by her side at the Lady Dunn Health Centre on Friday, May 1, 2015, at the age of 69. Daughter of Annie and the late Patrick. Beloved wife of the late Paul Bernard Bertin for 30 years. Loving mother of Vincent (Ingrid), Tammy, Sherry (Sheldon), and Tony (Nichola). Grandmother of James, Kayla, Bobby, ...

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LESSARD, Joseph ‘Joe’

Passed away peacefully with his family at his side at the Lady Dunn Health Centre on Friday April 24, 2015 at the age of 79. Beloved husband of Claudette (St. Denis) of 41 years. Loving father of Luc St. Denis (Kimberly) and Nathalie Scully (Rodney). Pepere of Matthew, Eric, Kevin, Marc, Denis and Alain. Predeceased by his parents Osidas and ...

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MÉNARD, Rémi Joseph

Passed away on Sunday, April 19, 2015, at the age of 81 years of age, a gentle soul left this earth for a better life. Although he leaves many people behind who loved him dearly, his spirit has been released and he is now free of all physical limitations. He touched many people in his quiet and unassuming ways. He ...

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PAVLIC, Simone

Passed away peacefully at the Lady Dunn Health Centre with family by her side on Thursday, March 12, 2015 in her 94th year. Beloved wife of the late Marjan Pavlic. Loving mother of Doreen Pavlic, Nancy Pavlic, Carol Paranuik (Michael) and Barbara Pavlic (Michael Dempsey). Adored grandmother of Aaron (Lindsay), Brandon, Jamie Paranuik (Michelle), Kyle Paranuik and the late Jody ...

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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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