Family News

McMILLAN, Howard “Mickey”

Passed away suddenly on Wednesday, June 14, 2023 at the age of 81 years. Beloved husband of Marg McMillan for 53 years. Loving and proud father of Ross and Mary-Ann (Richard). World’s best grandfather of Michael, Donte and Aliesha. Son of the late Elizabeth and William McMillan. Mickey was predeceased by his infant brother. Dear son-in-law of Joan and Alex ...

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REID, Russell

Passed away suddenly after a brief battle with cancer at the Lady Dunn Health Centre on Monday, June 26, 2023 at the age of 64 years. Beloved husband of Maria for 39 years. Proud father of Matthew (Rachel) and Marcus (Shannon). Loving grandpa of Robin and his granddogs Harley and Ryder. Son of the late Janet and Fraser Reid. Dear ...

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WILLOUGHAN, Glenn Lee

My name is Glenn Lee Willoughan, and I was born on December 13, 1956. For those who have known me, have known that I fought a long heroic battle with cancer and suddenly at my home on Monday, June 19, 2023. I have come to the end of my journey.   I am survived by my wife Luigina Willoughan and ...

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Grundt, Jens Uwe

We are sad to announce that Jens Grundt passed away in New Denver, BC on June 20, 2023. Jens was born in West Germany and immigrated to Canada as a young boy with his father (Willy Grundt) and mother (Annemarie Elfriede Grundt). Survived by his loving friend Dara Jareb, his best friend since childhood Laurie Miner, step-mother Karin Grundt, step-brothers ...

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BELAND, Leo

Passed away peacefully at the Lady Dunn Health Centre with his loving family by his side on Wednesday June 14, 2023 at the age of 88 years. Beloved husband of Margaret for 67 years. Humbled and loving father of Arthur Beland (Shanan), Alan Beland, Robert “Bob” (Jeannine), Mark Beland (Joanne) and Matthew “Matt” Beland (Caroline). Proud grandfather of 16 and ...

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O’ LEARY, James Vincent “Diamond”

February 18, 1945 – May 20, 2023 It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of our father, grandfather, and brother. Survived by his beloved son Terry O’Leary (Nerisse Drona) and his daughters Naiomi O’Leary, Priscilla O’Leary (Brent Woods), granddaughter Niya and grandsons Cole, Jake and Cameron. He is predeceased by his daughter Stephanie, his parents Isobel “Dolly” Blimkie, ...

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Thank You – Lorna

A heartfelt thank you to all the awesome people who came to my 80th Birthday Party at the Bakery. Thank you to Judy, Connie and Marcie for the amazing lunch and venue. Thank you to the people who came from out of town, and thanks to my family who came from Sudbury, Timmins, Belleville and Sault Ste Marie. A very ...

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BERNI, Anthony “Tony, Nino”

Passed away peacefully at the Lady Dunn Health Centre, Wawa on Monday May 22, 2023 just a few days before his 96th birthday. Predeceased by his wife Anna in 2016. He is survived by his son Jim of Wawa and his daughter Evelyn Sopkow (Bill) of Edmonton, Alberta. Cherished grandfather of Dave Sopkow (Amy) and Anthony Sopkow. Tony came to ...

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Thank You – Rotary Club of Wawa

  The Parent/Student Prom Committee would like to extend our thanks to the Rotary Club of Wawa for their generous donation to our 2023 Prom event on June 9th This donation has helped us greatly with our fundraising efforts! Thank you to all Rotarians who gave us a seat at your table for this request!  It takes a community….

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Southwell, Grant Edward

July 16, 1943 – May 17, 2023 In his 80th year, Grant peacefully passed away with his family by his side after his yearlong battle with cancer. Beloved husband and best friend of B. Diane Southwell (Dec 2017) for 50 years. Loving father of Andrew (Holly) Southwell, Shannon Southwell, and Meghan (Adam) Groves. Proud grandfather of Meredith, Evan, Madeline, Aaron, ...

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CHARBONNEAU, Frank (Francis)

from Hawk Junction, Ontario It is with great sorrow that we announce his passing on September 15th, 2022. He passed away suddenly while away from home at the age of 75. Survived by his wife Susan Charbonneau. Loving father of Rolly and his wife Karen, Angèle Charbonneau (Courchesne), Suzanne Ouellet and her husband Gino all from Noelville. Roger Charbonneau and ...

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ROWE, Clifford Arnold

It is with great sadness that the family of Clifford Arnold Rowe announces his sudden but peaceful passing on May 12, 2023 at the age of 67. Cliff lived his life to the fullest and always had a quick remark for the discussion at hand. He liked nothing better than discussing politics, local events, and many of the world’s problems ...

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MATHIEU, Béatrice (née Fréchette) – Memorial Mass

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Béatrice (née Fréchette) Mathieu on Sunday October 2nd, 2022, at the age of 83 in Hearst after a long illness. A Memorial Mass will be held at St. Monica’s Church, Wawa on Friday May 26, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. with Reverend Praveen Kumar officiating. A burial of her remains ...

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MATHIEU, Béatrice (née Fréchette) – Messe Commémorative

C’est avec grande tristesse que nous annonçons le décès de Béatrice (née Fréchette) Mathieu survenu le dimanche 2 octobre 2022 à l’âge de 83 ans à Hearst suite à une longue maladie. Une messe commémorative aura lieu à l’église St. Monica, Wawa le vendredi 26 mai 2023 à 11h00 sous la présidence du révérend Praveen Kumar. La dépouille mortelle sera ...

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