Tag Archives: WWII Vets

Wawa Remembers 2020

  It was a very small ceremony to mark Remembrance Day 2020. Despite COVID-19, a number of Wawa residents braved the cold to stand around the Cenotaph in Queen’s Park to pay their respects and remember the sacrifices that were made so many years ago. The Colours were brought to the Cenotaph, the Last Post plaid and two minutes of ...

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BOBER, Anatole Ivan

Passed away suddenly at the age of 86 on July 15th, 2017, at the Lady Dunn Health Centre, Long Term Care Facility, Wawa, Ontario. Anatole was born in Veseli, Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine on May 23, 1931. Anatole was an extremely proud, talented and hardworking man who will be deeply missed by his family and friends. Beloved husband of Anastasia for 48 ...

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ERECHOOK, Nestor John

Very peacefully with his family by his side at the Lady Dunn Health Centre on Friday June 23, 2017 in his 96th year. Loving companion of Ann Hicks, the late Gayle Katzenback and the former husband of Ruth Erechook. The most loving father of Ken “Butch” (Luanne), Richard “Dick” (Anne), Bernie (Lori), Beth Vachon (Paul), Debbie Kienitz (Ralph), the late ...

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ROUSSAIN, Norman Francis

  Apr 27, 2017 @ 22:38 “OFF WE GO”.  This was an oft heard comment cheerfully proclaimed by  Norman Roussain as he headed out on yet another outing with his family. It is with deep love and sadness that Cheryl Roussain Nice, Deanna and Craig Roussain,  children of Norman Francis Roussain and Caroyl Jo (Carson) Roussain announce Norman’s passing on Friday, April 14, ...

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MILLS, Thomas Edward “Ralph”

Jan 14, 2015 @ 12:17 Born June 6, 1918 in Sault Ste. Marie, died peacefully on Saturday, January 10th, 2015 at the Lady Dunn Health Centre at the age of 96 years. Beloved husband of the late Janet (nee Robinson). Loving father of Dianna Brown (Bill), Jo-Anne Wilush (Kevin), Gwenyth Mills (Simon Brissenden) and Blair Mills (Cynthia). Proud grandfather of ...

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MYERS, John Charles “Jack”

Passed away peacefully at his home in Wawa on Tuesday, January 1, 2013 in his 91st year. Beloved husband of Alma for 63 years. Adored father of Bill Myers, Bob Myers (Jane), Barbara Stoll (Wolfgang) and Laurie Cavin (Jim). Loving and proud grandfather of Karen, Anne, Don and Jason. Dear brother of the late Willard (late Mabel), late Lillian, Betty, ...

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ARMSTRONG, Harold

WWII Veteran November 29, 1922 – November 21, 2010 It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our much loved father, papa and great papa Harold Armstrong on Sunday November 21, 2010 in his 88th year at the Algoma Residential Community Hospice (ARCH). Beloved husband of the late Cecile Armstrong. Dear father of David (Guylaine), William, Veronica ...

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DALRYMPLE, Eden St. Clair

Peacefully at the Lady Dunn Health Centre, on Friday April 30, 2010 at the age of 85 years.  Beloved husband of the late Margaret (nee Weatherbee) Dalrymple.  Dear father of Deanna Houston (Doug).  Cherished grandfather of Sarah (Rob), Sherry (William) and Rachel.  Proud great grandfather of Hannah, Stan, Heather, Hayley and Dougie.  Brother of; the late Walter (late Ellen), late ...

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Draper, Donald ‘Don’

Unexpectedly at his home on Friday, April 9, 2010 at the age of 86 years. Beloved husband of the late Elsie. Loving father of; William (Ernasteen Jones), Gordon, Donna, Richard and Linda (Rick Millan). Proud grandad of Alexander and Adam Draper-Millan. Dear brother of Betty Norman (Harvey), the late Richard Draper (late Jean) and the late Robert Draper (late Eileen). ...

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LAING, Mac

Died peacefully at his home on Tuesday, October 13, 2009; at the age of 84 years. Beloved husband of Barbara (nee Bennett) Laing. Loving father and best friend of James (Pennie) and Trevor (Tracy). Cherished grandpa (poppa) of Tabitha, Sierra, Mackenzie, Talus, Aiden and Quinn. Loving son of the late Charles and Elizabeth Laing. Dear brother of the late Duncan ...

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WARDROP, Percival Cameron (Percy)

Passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, at the Lady Dunn Health Centre, Wawa, Ontario, on Monday, April 27, 2009. Percy was born in Whitemouth Manitoba on June 20, 1924. He was predeceased by his loving wife Joy Rosalie Wardrop on Sept. 17, 1990. Percy was the loving father of Sylvia and her husband Harold of Terrace Bay, Cameron Wardrop of ...

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KNEISEL, Zivko

Born April 19, 1914 in Ljubljana, Slovenia. The last surving member of his family, retired Algoma Ore Division in 1979, Zivko was an active member of the Wawa Lions Club for many years and the Royal Canadian Legion for over 50 years. Zivko passed away on Saturday, April 11, 2009 at The Lady Dunn Health Centre, Wawa. Predeceased by his ...

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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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COUTU, Gerald ‘Gerry’

Veteran of WWII and member of The Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 429, Wawa. At the Lady Dunn Health Centre, Wawa on Friday, November 14, 2003. Gerald, beloved husband of the late Phyllis, loved father of John of Thunder Bay. Loving grandfather of Tamara and great grandfather of Kaylee. Dear brother of the late Vera, Wilfred and Eddie. Gerry is survived ...

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AXELSON, Mr. Glenn

Member, Royal Canadian Legion Branch 429, Wawa, Member of the Woodland Lodge 680, Member of the Shriners and Scottish Rite Retired A.O.D., Wawa. Dearly beloved husband of Elizabeth, died peacefully on Thursday, October 16, 2003, at The Lady Dunn Health Centre at the age of 81 years. Born October 30, 1921 in Lisieux, Saskatchewan. Predeceased by his parents Haakon and ...

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