Family News

DICKSON, Donald

Donald James Dickson, age 80, of Collingwood, ON, passed away on December 16, 2021, at the Collingwood Nursing Home surrounded by his family. Don is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Sandy; along with his two sons Darren and James (Wendy); five grandchildren, Daniel, Cole, Matthew, Connor, and Emmett; and siblings Janice and Ross. Born January 27, 1941, ...

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PARISE, Raymond Joseph

Passed away at the Lady Dunn Health Centre on Friday, December 4, 2021, just three days following his 70th birthday. Beloved husband and best friend of Christine for nearly 50 years. Proud father of Ben (Jamie) and Adam (Angie). Adored grandfather of Abbey and Grayson. Son of the late Cecile and Omer Parisee. Dear brother of the late Yvon Parisee ...

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In Memory – Catalina Omolida

For my beautiful Mom, who passed away 1 year ago, December 9th, 2020. Those special memories of you Will always bring a smile If only I could have you back For just a little while Then we could sit and talk again Just like we used to do You always meant so very much And always will do too The ...

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OWEN, Dr. A. Mark

Passed away peacefully on his own terms with his family by his side at the Lady Dunn Health Centre in Wawa on Thursday, December 2, 2021 at the age of 73 years. Beloved husband of Anne Owen for 50 years. Proud father of Dr. James Owen (Adam Morrison) and Meredith von Hagen (Magnus von Hagen). Son of the late Andre ...

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SCOTT, George M.

June 9, 1941 – December 2, 2021 George passed away peacefully at home after a struggle with cancer. Predeceased by his parents Hank & Barbara Scott of Wawa, ON and his only sibling Bill, as well as his sister-in-law Jeanne and brothers-in-law David, George and Richard Renault. George is survived by the love of his life and best friend, wife ...

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BOUTHILLIER, Judith ‘Judy’ Mary (née Medynski)

1950-2021   It is with great sadness that the family announces her death in Sudbury on November 11, 2021, after a short, but tough fought battle with cancer.   Judy leaves behind her loving husband of 53 years Lucien and precious daughters Denise Bussineau (Lane) and Lisa Bouthillier (Dan Mayotte). Loving daughter of Peter and Betty Medynski, both predeceased). She ...

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LESNIK, Julianna

Passed away at the Lady Dunn Health Centre, LTC on Saturday November 13, 2021 at the age of 85 years. She is finally at peace after a nine-year battle. Beloved wife of the late Vladimir Lesnik. Loving mother of Julie (Bert), Marianne (Dave), Elizabeth (Peter), Rose (Jeff) and Edward. Proud grandmother of Syndi, David, Tamara, Michael and James and great ...

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LAHTI, Ella Maria (nee Luhtanen)

Born December 12, 1921 in Kauhajoki, Finland passed away at the Lady Dunn Health Centre LTC, Wawa, Ontario on Friday, November 12, 2021 exactly one month shy of her 100th birthday. Beloved wife of the late Jack Lahti (1993), They were married on August 2, 1942. Loving mother of Alli McCormick (Ric), Kathy Miller (Cliff) and the late Sylvia Girard-Keveren ...

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Celebration of Life – Alfred Cyr

Alfred Cyr’s Celebration of Life will be held at the Legion Club (downstairs) in Wawa from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 20, 2021. Friends and family are welcome to join us to share a light lunch and fond memories of him. Please make sure to follow COVID health and safety protocols.

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POIRIER, Brandon Winston

Brandon Winston Poirier tragically passed away on November 9th, 2021, as a result of a motor vehicle accident at the age of 26. Son of Jackie Evans-Cole (Dan) and Alcide Poirier (Linda). Much loved daddy to Stella Hazel Moreau. Brother to Joshua and Brooke Poirier. Grandson to Winston and the late Hazel Evans, the late Pierre and Blanche Poirier. He ...

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ISOSAARI, Ann-Gret

Mona Ann-Gret Isosaari, age 87, passed away in the early morning hours of October 18, 2021.   Ann-Gret was born June 24, 1934, in Kokkola, Finland to Evald and Emilia Kangas. In 1958, she emigrated to Canada under sponsorship of her cousin Erik Stenbacka and then wife Ann Hicks, who continued to be a friend and mentor to Ann-Gret throughout ...

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DESGAGNE, Will (Alex)

With broken hearts, we announce the death of our beloved son Will on Thursday, October 28th, 2021 at the age of 24. Will was a kind, open-hearted and extraordinarily generous person. He had a big smile and an even bigger laugh and was always game for some fun and adventure. Will lived his life with curiosity, enthusiasm and gusto. He ...

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Thank you – Cyr Family

Alfred Cyr’s Family would like to send a heartfelt thank you to Dr. Carteril, his office staff and the nursing staff at the Lady Dunn Health Center for taking such great care of our Father during his battle. The care provided to both our father and our family was outstanding, heartwarming and gave us such peace of mind during very ...

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CYR, Alfred “Bi” Joseph

C’est avec regret que nous annonçons le décès d’Alfred “Bi” Joseph Cyr. Alfred est décédé paisiblement au Centre de santé Lady Dunn, Wawa, entouré de sa famille, le mercredi 3 novembre 2021, à l’âge de 79 ans. Fils de feu Patrick Cyr et de feu Yvonne Cyr (née Pelletier). Il laisse dans le deuil son épouse de 47 ans Angeline ...

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TURYK, Steve

1950 – 2021 It is with great sadness that we announce the unexpected passing of Steve on Sunday, October 31, 2021 at the Lady Dunn Health Centre due to an infection resulting from his cancer treatment. Steve is survived by his wife Rose Ann of 51 years, his children Martha and David (Elisa), his grandchildren Makayla, Lachlan, and Mackenzie, and ...

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