Family News

LAURICELLA, Salvatore Silvestro

Born December 31, 1962, in Wawa Ontario. It is with heavy hearts we announce the sudden passing of Sal on July 12, 2018. Son of Teresa (Nee Naro) and the late Giovanni. Dearly beloved brother of Diego (Pina), Roberto (Rebecca), Eduardo (Patty) and Jimmy (Jennifer). Proud uncle to Jonathan, Michael (Jenna), Christopher, Chelsea, Haylee, Joshua and Charlie. Dear nephew of ...

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Caswell, Msgr. John

In a spirit of thanksgiving for a life of service to God and a sadness in the completion of his earthly journey by his loving family and friends we announce the peaceful passing of Msgr. John Caswell Sunday, July 1st, 2018 at Maison McCulloch Hospice. Born in Smiths Falls and raised in his beloved North Bay, he was the son ...

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HOTCHKISS, Esther Lillian Rita

It is with heavy hearts, we announce the passing of Esther Hotchkiss at the Sault Area Hospital on Sunday July 8, 2018 in her 104th year. Devoted wife of the late Kenneth Hotchkiss. Cherished mother of Gloria Hotchkiss, Diane Adams (Gerald) and Ronald Hotchkiss. Treasured grandmother of Tony Roberts (Melanie), the late Lillian Roberts, David Roberts (Danielle), Barbara Ann Roberts, ...

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CLIFFORD, Catherine Cecilia

Passed away peacefully at Health Sciences North, Sudbury on Wednesday, July 4, 2018, at the age of 83 years.   Beloved wife of the late Robert “Bob” Clifford. Loving mother of Karen (John), Robert “Bobby” (Holly), late Carmen and Pamela (Kevin). Proud gramma of Kristen (Chris), Jessie (Stephan), Robert “Bobby” (Rachael), Cassandra (Matt), Brett and great gramma of Miley, Evelyn and ...

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Lefrançois, Raymond Edgar

23 novembre 1933 – 29 juin 2018 C’est avec une grande tristesse que nous vous annonçons le décès de notre père adoré, M. Raymond E. Lefrançois, à l’âge de 84 ans. Papa nous a quitté paisiblement entouré de nous tous, pour aller rejoindre maman, vendredi le 29 juin 2018 au centre hospitalier Lady Dunn de Wawa, Ontario. Très cher à ...

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Thank You to those who helped during our Family’s Tragedy

Wawa Residents, My family and I have recently lived a tragedy that nobody should ever have to go through. However, if your destiny makes you live such a tragedy; be grateful if it happens in the little town called Wawa. The love and comfort that was shown to my family and myself, during our darkest days were beyond incredible. From ...

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BRYAN, Margaret Webster

Passed away peacefully at the Lady Dunn Health Centre on Thursday, June 28, 2018, at the age of 88 years. Beloved wife of the late Percy Bryan. Dear mother of David (Kelly) and Pamela Lobban (Rob). Loving grandmother of Felicia, Breanna (Matt Taylor), Cody, Thomas (Vanessa), Samantha (Mike Boyce) and Stephanie (Michael McNutt). Great-grandmother of Sierra, Ryker, Baelyn, Hadley and ...

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James, C. Roy

C. Roy James passed away peacefully on June 10th, 2018, in his 88th year, at the Kingston General Hospital.  He was predeceased by his wife, of 63 years, Elizabeth Pauline “Betty” (nee Rule) and his brother Dr. Clifford Walter, and his parents, John Samuel and Etta (nee Irwin).   C. Roy will be fondly remembered  by  his children Lory, and John (Carol), his grandchildren ...

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MELCHIORRE, Vincenzo ‘Vince’

June 26, 1928 – June 5, 2018 Peacefully passed away at the FJ Davey Home on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at the age of 89. Beloved father of Nina Picco (Bill) and Amy Melchiorre (Brad Scott).  Son of the late Felice Melchiorre and the late Giovannina de Gregorio. Loved brother of Giuseppe Melchiorre of Como, Italy and Maria Pellicciotta of ...

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SYMANYK, Marie

Peacefully passed away at the FJ Davey Home with her daughter at her side on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 in her 91st year. Beloved wife of the late Nick. Loving mother of Darlene Pelletier (late Guy) and the late Patsy Symanyk. Cherished Nannie of Todd (Lorena), Porky (Dalice), late Nicki and Samantha. Great Nannie of seven. Great great Nannie of one. ...

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RIOUX, Charles Eu

né le 6 août 1940 et décédé le 27 mai 2018   C’est avec tristesse que nous annonçons le décès de M. Charles “Charlot” Eu Rioux décédé le 27 mai à l’hôpital entouré de sa famille à l’âge de 77 ans. Il laisse dans le deuil son épouse Marie Ann, ses 3 enfants Alain (Mélanie), Josée (John), Eric (Nancy), ses ...

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Celebration of Life – Joe Duclos

November 16, 1950 ~ February 7, 2018 There will be a Celebration of Life for Joe at the P.M. Gilmartin Funeral Home (140 Churchill Avenue, Wawa) on Friday, June 1, 2018, at 1:30 p.m. with Pastor Michael Paquette officiating. Inurnment will then take place at Woodland Cemetery, Wawa. 

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SMITHAM, Dale

Dale Smitham, resident of Grande Prairie, AB, formerly of Midland, Ontario, and Wawa, Ontario, where their family was raised, passed away on Monday, May 21, 2018, at the Queen Elizabeth II Hospital in Grande Prairie, at the age of 78 years. Dale was born on November 8, 1939, in Midland. He was raised in Midland and then raised his family ...

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