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ST. JULES, Teresa
Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Peacefully on Monday April 21, 2014 after a long battle, with her family at her side, at ARCH, Teresa St. Jules in her 53rd year. Loving mother of Nicole (Derek). Grandmother of Wesley and Daylan. Daughter of Betty Saarimaki (LeClair).Sister of Patty (Grant) Collings, Bernie (Keith) Scott, David Carrie and Robert Carrie. Teresa was a much loved aunt to many nieces and nephews. As per Teresa’ wishes, a Memorial Service will take place at a later date. The family would like to thank Duke, Dr.’s Wilson, Bignell, and Brooks, and a special thank you to the wonderful staff at ARCH, we can’t thank you enough for the care given to Teresa. Arrangements entrusted to O’Sullivan Funeral Home 705-759-8546. Condolences available on-line at www.osullivanfuneralhome.com.

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ZAGROBELNY, Walter
Wednesday, April 23, 2014

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Walter Zagrobelny on Monday April 21, 2014.Best friend and devoted husband of Leslie. Much loved father of Scott. Dear son of the late Barbara and Julian Zagrobelny, of Grimsby Ontario. Beloved son in law of Beatrice and the late Horace Gauthier of Atikokan. Dear brother in law of Sandra (Mike) Poleman and Lorraine (Chris) Stromberg of Atikokan. Favorite uncle of Carly, Rory and Alan. At Walter’s request, there will be no visitation. A Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday April 26, 2014 at 11:00am, at Precious Blood Cathedral with Rev. Hamish Currie officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations to the SAH Oncology Unit would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to O’Sullivan Funeral Home 705-759-8546. Condolences available on-line at www.osullivanfuneralhome.com.

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Boyer, Perry Joe
Tuesday, April 22, 2014

While smiling and enjoying his pastime, passed away suddenly in Blind River on Thursday April 17, 2014.  Perry Joe Boyer of Mississauga First Nation in his 45th year, beloved husband of Wanda Recollet for 16 years.  Loving father of Guy Recollet ( Sherri ) of Blind River, Cassie Tremblay of BC, Becky Dickinson ( Jonathon ) of Blind River and Trisha Boyer of Mississauga First Nation.  Special Papa Joe to Sierrah Colizza, Olivia Recollet, Rihanna Dickinson and Lucas “Skinner” Dickinson.  Loved son of Larry and Leona Boyer and son-in-law of Leonard and Beatrice Recollet.  Dear brother of Larry Jr. Boyer , Dwayne Boyer and Susan Miller ( Jason ) all of Toronto, Rita Wilson ( Brian ), Anita Desbiens ( Steve ) both of Mississauga First Nation, Roland Niganobe of Toronto, Clifford Niganobe, Ernestine McLeod ( Don ), Linda Niganobe, Evelyn Niganobe ( Mike ), Laurie Jacques ( Darrel ), Sheila Niganobe, Erica Niganobe ( Craig ), Amber Niganobe ( Rob ) and Charlene Niganobe all of Mississauga First Nation.  Dear brother-in-law of Shirley Recollet, Doris Recollet, Debbie Recollet all of Blind River, Leonard Recollet of Edmonton and Joan Recollet ( Paul ) of Wahnipitae First Nation.  Special friend of Eric Sarri, Greg Hammond and Dave Nichols. Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and countless friends.  Perry Joe will always be remembered for his endless love of his family, his positive attitude and his love of the Toronto Maple Leafs.  He was dedicated to the community of the Mississauga First Nation.  Friends may call at the Mississauga First Nation Sports Complex on Wednesday April 23, 2014 from 1pm until time of story sharing and reflections  on Perry Joe’s life on Friday April 25, 2014 at 9am.  Funeral service at 11am Friday.  Cremation to follow.  Funeral arrangements entrusted to Menard Funeral Home, Blind River.  www.menardfh.com

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FARNSWORTH, Julia (nee Furlong)
Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Passed away on Sunday, April 20, 2014 in her 94th year.  Wife of the late Clifford Farnsworth.  Mother of Marjorie Girardi (Raymond) and the late William Farnsworth (Cathy).  Grandmother of Robert Farnsworth (Monica) and Jennifer Maggio (Jason).  Great grandmother of Quinn and Daphney Farnsworth, Jorjanna, Jase and Jaxton Maggio.  Sister of Michael (June), Walter (Marion), Christine and predeceased by Peggy, Betty, Kit and Gerry.  Sister-in-law of Ross (Mae), Jean, Ellen, Fred (Chan), Mel (Beth) and predeceased by Gladys, Mim and Ron.  Aunt, great aunt and great, great aunt to many.  In keeping with Julia’s wishes there will be no visitation or funeral service.  Interment at Locks Cemetery, Huntsville at a later date.  Memorial donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to Northwood Funeral Home Cremation and Reception Centre (942 Great Northern Road 705-945-7758).  www.northwoodfuneral.com

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Gingras, Roland Joseph
Tuesday, April 22, 2014

On Easter Sunday April 20, 2014 at the age of 82 surrounded by his family. Loving and thoughtful husband of Alice for over 61 years. He was a runner, a man with a quiet confidence and a great sense of humour. Much loved father of Pauline Weiss (Edward), Maddy Gingras (Brian Palmer), Lucie Gingras (Stephen MacDonald), and Ray Gingras (Tracy). Proud pepere of Dominic Mizzi (Melissa), Kerri Mizzi, Joseph Weiss (Ashley), Mark Weiss (Katryna), Adam Cowley (Deana), Logan Cowley (Emily), Sebastien and Courtney Gingras, and great grandfather of Luca and Olivia Mizzi, and Nixon Cowley. At Roland’s request there will be no funeral service, a private family memorial will be held. Donations to ARCH would be appreciated by his family. Arrangements entrusted to O’Sullivan Funeral Home 705-759-8546. Condolences available on-line at www.osullivanfuneralhome.com

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LAPLAUNT, Jerold (Jerry)
Tuesday, April 22, 2014

It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of our Father and Grandpa at the Sault Area Hospital on Saturday, April 19, 2014, 2 weeks after his 80th birthday.  Reunited with his beloved wife of 54 years, late Giovanina “Jenny” (nee Carbone). He will be deeply missed by his children Lori Williamson (Larry), Karen Pettenuzzo (Lou), Jerry Jr. (Kendra) and Jim (Colleen). He was a loving and proud Granpa to Susan Rutledge (Aaron), Shawna Plastino (Rick), Allycia (Jon), Adam and Jessica Pettenuzzo, Mitchell LaPlaunt, Dylan LaPlaunt, Josh and Tyler Zorzi. Special great-grandpa to Jennifer, Spencer, Madison and Joshua. His grandchildren were the love of his life. Brother of the late Leo, Bob, Ron, Leeland and Joyce. Predeceased by his parents Zeta and Leo and siblings Rose, Leo and Jean. Brother-in-law of the late Gabriel Carbone (Beverly), the late Mary Devoe (Bud), Tony Carbone (Colleen), the late Pat Carbone (Mary) and the late Joe Carbone (Joanne). He will be missed by many nieces and nephews. Friends and family may call at the Arthur Funeral and Cremation Centre on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 from 6-9 pm. Funeral service to be held in the chapel on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 11 am. Memorial contributions to FJ Davey Home Day Away Program or the Diabetes Association would be greatly appreciated. Dad you touched so many people with your sense of humour and funny stories. You will always be truly loved Dad and we miss you. We were blessed to have you in our lives. Special heartfelt thanks to Joanne, Valerie and Leslie of the FJ Davey Home Day Away Program for taking Dad under their wings after mom passed away. And to the staff of the FJ Davey Home for their exceptional care. Expressions of sympathy may be offered at www.arthurfuneralhome.com

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THOMPSON, Cecil
Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Peacefully, went to be with his Lord and Saviour on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at the Sault Area Hospital.  Even in his 90th year, Dad was able and energetic and embraced life to the fullest.  He will be greatly missed.  Loving husband of the late Lorna (Beilhartz).  Dear son of the late Harvey and Florence Thompson.  Much loved father of the late Linda Sloss (late Fred), Rae Cressman (Don), Penny Burmaster (Ted), Beth Tulloch (Bob) and Anne Avery (Keith).  Much loved Grandpa of Sarah Williamson (Mike), Matthew Sloss, Tim Cressman (Valerie), Reed Cressman (Sky), Ben Burmaster (Tanya), Mark Burmaster (Nicholas), Nate Tulloch (Bev), Hannah Tulloch, Esther McNeely (Sean), Rachel and Jordon Avery.  Great grandfather of 16.  Brother of the late Claire (late Kay), Ken (Betty), late Les (late Joyce), late Doreen (late Earl), late Marlene, Donald (Connie) and Bryan (Marg).  Brother-in-law of the late Hugh Beilhartz (late Anna), late Chester Beilhartz (late Nellie), late George Beilhartz and the late Dora Beilhartz.  Friends may call at Northwood Funeral Home Cremation and Reception Centre (942 Great Northern Road 705-945-7758) on Friday evening from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral service in the Chapel on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. with Jack Devries officiating.  Interment at Greenwood Cemetery.  Memorial donations to ARCH or the Gideon Bible Society would be appreciated by the family.  www.northwoodfuneral.com

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WHITE, Elizabeth Georgina
Tuesday, April 22, 2014

The Lord has opened his arms to welcome her home on Saturday, April 19, 2014 at Extendicare Van Daele at the age of 81.  Loving mother of Janice West (Michael), Brenda McBeth (Gord), Darlene White, Linda White, Robert, and Tom.  Cherished Grammy of James and Nadine West, Dustin LaCrosse and Kandys Paterson, Ryan and Kevin Coughlin, Christopher White, and Morgan Tremblay White.  Great Grammy of Amyra and Sophie.  Predeceased by her mother Nanette Kakapshe-Lewis and her brothers Christopher (late Margaret), Alfred (late Julia), and Albert Lewis.  A Memorial Service will be held at Precious Blood Cathedral on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 11 am.  Rev. Ignatius Xavier officiating.  Memorial contributions to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Humane Society would be appreciated.  The family would like to thank the caring staff at Van Daele.  Arrangements entrusted to Arthur Funeral Home and Cremation Centre.  Expressions of sympathy may be offered at www.arthurfuneralhome.com

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Cada, Randy
Monday, April 21, 2014

Mississauga First Nation lost one of its best warriors as the result of a fishing accident at Blind River on Thursday April 17, 2014.  Randy Cada of Mississuaga First Nation in his 61st year, beloved husband of Marjorie for 38 years.  Loving father of Dan Morningstar ( Debby ) of Indiana, Denelda Cada ( Junior Debassige ), Dakota Cada both of Mississauga First Nation and the late Nick Cada ( Michelle Martin ) of Peterborough.  Special Papa Randy to Nicholas, Alexander, Maverick, Eleanor and Isabella and predeacesed his granddaughter Autumn.  Dear son of the late Angus and Elizabeth Cada and son-in-law of the late Jessie and Russell Morningstar.  Dear brother of John Cada of Thunder Bay, Wayne Cada of Sault Ste. Marie, Judy Caibaiosai of Mississauga First Nation and the late Roger and Bob Cada.  Dear brother-in law of Joann Niganobe, Connie Morningstar, Gloria Niganobe, Annette Alderton, Rosie Morningstar, Ron Morningstar and Willard Niganobe all of Mississauga First Nation and the late Harvey, Vivian and Donna Morningstar.  Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews and countless friends.  Randy was a hunter who lived for the seasons with his family and a provider for the people.  His knowledge and skills were exceptional as a hunting gatherer and knowledge keeper.  He was also a trainer for the Blind River Beavers Junior A hockey team for many years, and was an active and respected volunteer in his community.  He served as Parole and Probation Officer for the Mississauga First Nation for many years.  Friends may call at the Mississauga First Nation Sports Complex on Wednesday April 23, 2014 from 1pm until time of story sharing and reflections  on Randy’s Life on Friday April 25, 2014 at 9am.  Funeral service at 11am Friday.  Funeral arrangements entrusted to Menard Funeral Home, Blind River.  www.menardfh.com

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PAQUIN, Yolande
Monday, April 21, 2014

Peacefully on Sunday, April 20, 2014 at the Mapleview Nursing Home at the age of 90.  Beloved wife of the late Leo Paquin.  Loved mother of daughters Ghislaine Williamson (late Alan) of Sault Ste. Marie, Charlotte Martin (Garnet) of Elliot Lake and Claire Lafreneire (Dan) of Sault Ste. Marie.  Cherished grandmother of Marc and Kelly, Karen and Chad, Kyle and Kory.  Great-grandmother of Devin and Cassie, Amy, Jason and Michael.  Survived by her sisters Jocelyne Beaudin of Sturgeon Falls and Lorraine Guenette of Florida.  At Yolande’s request there will be a private family inurnment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.  Memorial donations made to the Sault Ste. Marie Humane Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.  Arrangements entrusted to the Northwood Funeral Home Cremation and Reception Centre (942 Great Northern Road 705-945-7758) www.northwoodfuneral.com

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Roddy, Rose Catherine (nee Devon)
Monday, April 21, 2014

After a brief and thankfully gentle struggle, our Mom passed away in the early hours of Saturday, April 19th, 2014.  All of her children and grandchildren sat with her expressing their love and reflecting on fond memories with her.  Mom’s wishes were for a simple family gathering, which will take place later this week.  She lived life fully and will now be re-united with Bud (Basil), the love of her life.  “She did it her way.”

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RUSS, N. Joyce
Monday, April 21, 2014

Suddenly at the Sault Area Hospital on Thursday, April 17, 2014.  Beloved mother of the late Julie Russ, Mary Beth Wentworh (Dave) of Myrtle Beach, S.C., Leslie of Sault Ste. Marie, ON, Christopher (Christa) of Chetwynd, B.C. and also the late Michael and the lateTimmy.  Grandmother of many.  Beloved daughter of the late Sarah Turner and the late Jack Cruickshank.  Dear sister of the late June Holmes.  Friends may call at the Arthur Funeral Home & Cremation Centre on Thursday, April 24, 2014 from 2 pm until 2:45 pm.  Service in the chapel at 3 pm.  Rev. Deon Slabbert officiating.  Interment Greenwood Cemetery.  Memorial contributions to the ARCH in lieu of flowers would be appreciated.  The family would like to thank all of her friends and church family at St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church for all they did for her and especially Pat Sutherland for the care she gave to her Aunt Joyce.  Expressions of sympathy may be offered at www.arthurfuneralhome.com

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SPRING, Rev. Fred C.
Monday, April 21, 2014

Went to his glorious homecoming to meet his Lord and Saviour on Monday, April 21, 2014 at the age of 84. Loved and cherished husband of Bette (née Davidson) for 62 years. Adored and loved father of David (Leanne), Lori Stanghetta (Mel) and Bonnie Rasor (Jim). Grandfather of Christopher Spring, Kristin Stanghetta (fiancée Chris Izydorczyk), Mindy Stanghetta (Nicholas Minardi), Jamie Rasor and Matthew Kendrick (Stephanie). Great grandfather of Leah Kendrick. Son of the late Frank and Florence Spring and son-in-law of the late Wilbur and Elfleda Davidson. Brother of Nancy Postons (Arthur) and the late Delphine Harvey (late Frank). Brother-in-law of Bill Davidson (Anne) and the late Keith Davidson (Laura). Uncle of several nieces and nephews. Visitation to be held at the Arthur Funeral Home on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 from 6 - 9 pm. Funeral service celebrated in the chapel on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 1 pm. Mr. Bruce Cain officiating. Interment Greenwood Cemetery. Memorial contributions to the Alzheimer's Society or the F. J. Davey Home would be greatly appreciated. Fred's family would like to say thank you to the F. J. Davey Home, second floor staff for the wonderful care and compassion they have shown to Fred and his family. Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.arthurfuneralhome.com.

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PAGOT, Giovanni 'John'
Sunday, April 20, 2014

Peacefully, on Saturday, April 19, 2014, at the Sault Area Hospital at the age of 86.  Loving husband of Maria. Devoted father of Roger (Ann). Cherished grandfather of Adam (Cora) and Amy and great grandfather to Caitlin, Lukas and Jordan. Brother of the late Eto (late Ester), late Fiorino (Loridana) and Milania (late Mario). Brother in law of Lydia (Louie), Corina (Berto), Ida (late Marco) and Claudio. Giovanni will be missed by many nieces, nephews and friends.  Family and friends may visit at Northwood Funeral Home Cremation and Reception Centre (942 Great Northern Road 705-945-7758) on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. until time of the funeral service in the chapel at 11:00 a.m. Entombment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery Mausoleum. Memorial donations to the Sault Area Hospital would be appreciated by the family. Special thanks to Dr. Spadafora and all the staff at the Sault Area Hospital Cancer Clinic for your care and compassion.www.northwoodfuneral.com

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PURVIS, Kathleen 'Kay'
Sunday, April 20, 2014

A celebration of the life of Kathleen Purvis (nee Eadie) began on Saturday, April 19, 2014. She was in her 83rd year. Known as Kay (Sis) to her friends and family, she joins her husbands, Douglas and James in her new Garden of Eden, her passion in life.  Kay says good-bye to her children Ivan (Joan), Jimmy (deceased), Kimberley, as well as her sister and brothers.  She will be missed by her grandchildren, Amy, Jeffery, Daniel, Stephanie and Drew Hodgson and four great grandchildren. In honour of her wishes, a private celebration of Kay’s life will take place. In lieu of flowers, donations to the F.J. Davey Home or the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated by the family. Special thanks to the second floor staff of the F.J. Davey Home for their loving care and compassion towards our mother. Arrangements entrusted to Northwood Funeral Home Cremation and Reception Centre (705-945-7758). www.northwoodfuneral.com   We love you Mom (Kay).  Enjoy your eternal garden!

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ROWAT, Allan
Sunday, April 20, 2014

Peacefully passed away at home with his family by his side on Saturday, April 19, 2014 in his 82nd year.  Beloved husband of the late Josephine.  Loving father of Scott Rowat, Beth Smith (Doug), Kim Hart (David), Mary Tomas (Steven), late Gwen Raymond (Chris), and the late Isaac Rowat.  Grandfather of 12 and great grandfather of Brooke, Xavier, and Carter.  Dear brother of the late Lloyd Rowat (late Laura).  Friends may call at the St. Joseph Island Bible Chapel on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 from 12 pm until the time of the funeral service at 2 pm with Mr. Jim Tulloch officiating.  Spring interment Mountain Maple Grove Cemetery.  Memorial contributions to the Salvation Army, Island Bible Chapel, or to the Heart and Stroke foundation would be greatly appreciated by the family.  Arrangements entrusted to the Arthur Funeral Home and Cremation Centre. Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.arthurfuneralhome.com

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WHITE, Elizabeth Georgina
Sunday, April 20, 2014

The Lord has opened his arms to welcome her home on Saturday, April 19, 2014 at Extendicare Van Daele at the age of 81.  Loving mother of Janice West (Michael), Brenda McBeth (Gord), Darlene White, Linda White, Robert, and Tom. Cherished Grammy of James and Nadine West, Dustin LaCrosse and Kandys Paterson, Ryan and Kevin Coughlin, Christopher White, and Morgan Tremblay White.  Great Grammy of Amyra and Sophie.  Predeceased by her mother Nanette Kakapshe-Lewis and her brothers Christopher (late Margaret), Alfred (late Julia), and Albert Lewis.  A memorial service will be announced at a later date.  Memorial contributions to the Heart and Stroke Society or the Humane Society would be appreciated.  The family would like to thank the caring staff at Van Daele.  Arrangements entrusted to Arthur Funeral Home and Cremation Centre. Expressions of sympathy may be offered at www.arthurfuneralhome.com

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DEROSE, Frank
Saturday, April 19, 2014

Passed away peacefully at Mapleview nursing home on Friday, April 18, 2014 at the age of 63. Predeceased by his parents Pasquale and Ida DeRose. Dear brother of John DeRose (Adriana). Special uncle of Robert and Marc DeRose. Frank will be missed by his many aunts, uncles, and extended family. Friends are invited to visit at Northwood Funeral Home Cremation and Reception Centre (942 Great Northern Road 705-945-7758) on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. until time of funeral service in the chapel at 1:00 p.m. with Father Francis Ezenezi officiating.  Entombment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery Mausoleum. Memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated by the family. Special thank you to the staff on the third floor at Van Daele nursing home for the six years of care you provided and to the staff of second floor Goulais Bay Mapleview nursing home for the care of Frank this past year. www.northwoodfuneral.com

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FERA, Helen (nee Lavorato)
Saturday, April 19, 2014

Peacefully surrounded by her family at the Sault Area Hospital on Friday, April 18, 2014 at the age of 85.  Beloved wife of Angelo Fera for 62 years.  Dear mother of Adele Guzzo (Ron), Gino Fera (Rose), Maria, and Gary Fera.  Proud grandmother of Steven, Nicholas, Danielle, and Karla.  Daughter of the late John and Assunta Lavorato.  Sister of the late Julio Lavorato (late Geraldine), Rita Biancofiori (Pete), Attilio Lavorato (Sharon).  Sister-in-law of Olga DiSabatino (Carmine), Gino Fera (Esterina), and Noman Fera.  Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews.  Friends may call at the Arthur Funeral Home and Cremation Centre on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 from 11am until 1:30pm.  Funeral Mass to be celebrated from St. Jerome’s Catholic Church at 2pm.  Rev. Eric Pannike officiating.  Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.  Memorial contributions to   the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.  Special thanks to all the doctors and nurses of the ICU, Palliative Care, and 3B at the Sault Area Hospital.  Expressions of sympathy may be offered atwww.arthurfuneralhome.com

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LITALIEN, Pierrette Marie-Ang
Saturday, April 19, 2014

Peacefully at ARCH, surrounded by her family on Friday, April 18, 2014 at the age of 75.  Beloved wife of Roland for 52 years.  Loving mother of Norman (Laura), Michelle (Gilles), and Roger.  Cherished grandmother of Nicholas, Emilie, Christine, Joelle, and Sophie. Dear sister of Carmen (Joe), Madelaine, Aurel (late Marion and late Jean), late Edmond (Sadie), and the late André.  Sister in law of Lucienne (late Patrick), Rolande (Ernest), Gerard (Alexandrine), and predeceased by René (Lorraine), Yvon, Laurent (late Adeline), Jean-Marie (late Adeline), Alonzo (late Yvonne), Yvette (late Pierre), Adrien (late Opal), Emilien (late Douce), Eugénie (late Jacques), Gilberette, and Lauraine (Maurice).  A memorial service will be held at Paroisse Sainte-Marie-du-Sault on Friday, April 25, 2014 at 11 am.  Rev. Jean-Pierre Couillard officiating.  Interment Greenwood Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to ARCH would be appreciated.  Arrangements entrusted to Arthur Funeral Home and Cremation Centre.  Expressions of sympathy may be offered at www.arthurfuneralhome.com.  The family would like to thank the caring staff at ARCH.

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BURKE, Clarence “Spud”
Friday, April 18, 2014

At the Sault Area Hospital on Friday, April 18, 2014 at the age of 65. Loving husband of Betty.  Cherished father of Joe (Billie-Jo), Cory and Neil (Skye).  Doting grandfather of Kristine, Kendra, Zander and Lexy. Son of the late Danny and Emma Burke. Brother of the late George (Mary), late Bill (Julie Ann), Melvina (Austin), Sheila (Dick), John (Wanna), Ken (Bonnie), Sonny (Linda) and Doug (Joyce). Brother in law of Willy (Bonnie).  Spud will be missed by many nieces, nephews and friends.  In keeping with Spud’s wishes, there will be no visitation or service.  Cremation has taken place. Memorial donations may be made to the Sault Area Hospital.  Arrangements entrusted to Northwood Funeral Home Cremation and Reception Centre (705-945-7758). www.northwoodfuneral.com.

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ABBOTT, Mary
Thursday, April 17, 2014

Peacefully at home, with her family by her side on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at the age of 58. Beloved wife of Donald for over 35 years. Loving mother of Shari Abbott and Donald Abbott Jr. Proud grandmother of Tyler Abbott and Aidan Bond. Cherished daughter of the late George and Ella Clayton. Dear sister of Verna Wigmore (Gord), Sharon Spurr (Jim), Brent Clayton (Late Linda), Debbie Clayton, Hal Clayton and the late June Varcoe (late Jim). Mary will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Daughter-in-law of the late Alfred Abbott (Marilyn). Sister-in-law of Nancy Beard (Lew). At Mary’s request there will be no funeral service. Memorial contributions to the Algoma Residential Community Hospice (ARCH) would be appreciated by the family. Special thanks to Dr. Buehner, Dr. Pearce, Dr. Barbeau, Dr Rassouli and Revera Home Care nurses Karen, Karen and Cara and the staff at the Cancer Care Clinic. Arrangements entrusted to the Arthur Funeral Home & Cremation Centre 705-759-2522. Expressions of sympathy may be offered at www.arthurfuneralhome.com

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GARCEAU, Lise
Thursday, April 17, 2014

Born April 11th 1949. She is now singing with the angels. Lise you are gone but not forgotten. Passed away March 17th 2014 at the age of 64. Beloved mother of Jack (Mary) and the late Tanya. Cherished grandma of Kayla, Breanna, Kaci and Jayvin. Dear sister of Richard, Robert and Diane all of Quebec. Daughter of the late Wilfred and Florence Garceau. To celebrate Lise's life, a private service was held on Saturday March 29th at Arthur Funeral Home and Cremation Centre. Rev. Sam Norbo officiated. Memorial donations to the Canadian Mental Health Association of Sault Ste. Marie or the Sault Ste. Marie Humane Society would be greatly appreciated by the family. We hold onto our memories and laughter you gave us and you will always be missed. Expressions of sympathy may be offered at www.arthurfuneralhome.com

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Horwath, Nancy (nee Temple)
Thursday, April 17, 2014

Passed away peacefully in the arms of her Lord and Saviour on April 15, 2014 with her family by her side.  Beloved wife of Louis Horwath with 54 years of marriage.  Loving mother of Robin Horwath (Susan), Denise Phipps (Rodney) and Rick Horwath (Trena Horwath).  Special Grandmother to Melissa Jensen (Fred), Matthew Horwath, Danielle Butson (Jeff), Nathan Phipps (Connie), Jonathan Phipps (fiancé Lucy), Samantha Horwath and William Horwath.  Special Great Grandmother to Lucas and Avery Grace Buston.  Dear sister to Kay Henry (Dave), Shirley Spear (Tom), James Temple and Sheryl Temple.  Dear Sister-in Law to Ruby Reid.  Nancy was preceded in death by her parents Robert and Vera Temple, in-laws Louie and Ruby Horwath, her brother Thomas Temple and brother in law Donald Reid.  She will be fondly missed by many nieces, nephews, neighbours and friends.  Nancy was born in Flint Michigan on October 26, 1940.  Her family moved to Vassar Michigan where she went to High School and met the love of her life and best friend for 54 years.  Nancy was a real inspiration to her family and others that she met on her journey of life.  Nancy not only raised 3 children but she worked at Super Foods and Meirs Motor Freight in Vassar MI.  She also worked in Iowa for John Deere while Louie attended Bible College.  In 1972, Nancy and Louie moved their family to Blind River, Ontario where they ran a tourist business together.  Nancy also worked at the Royal Bank and then worked for Sault College for 22 years.  Nancy was an inspiration to many people as a result of her awesome faith in God and her Love for Life. There will be a visitation held for Nancy on Friday, April 18 at the Calvary Gospel Church (55 Queen St) in Blind River from 7:00 – 9:00 pm and the funeral to celebrate her life will be held on Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 11:00 am from the church. The interment in Riverside Cemetery, Vassar, Michigan will be on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 2:00 pm.  Memorial contributions to the Gideon Bibles or the Calvary Gospel Church would be appreciated by the family.  Arrangements entrusted to the Menard Funeral Home in Blind River, ON.  A special thank you to the Doctors, Nurses and Staff at the Blind River District Health Centre who provided such compassionate wonderful care for Nancy in her courageous battle with cancer.

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LEWIS, Francis Leon “Frankie”
Thursday, April 17, 2014

Peacefully passed away at the Algoma Residential Community Hospice on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at the age of 81.  Dear son of the late Frank and Edith.  Brother of Eileen James (late Jack), Evelyn Scott (late Scotty), Robert (late Janice), Bill (late Jennet), Allan Robins, late Adeline Pierce (late Cliff), late Richard “Roy” and the late James Franklin “Bud” (late Dorothy).  Uncle Frankie to many nieces and nephews.  At Frankie’s request there will be a private graveside service in the spring at Maple leaf Cemetery.  Memorial donations made to the ARCH or the SSM Humane Society would be appreciated by the family.  Arrangements entrusted to the Arthur Funeral Home and Cremation Centre (705) 759-2522.  Expressions of sympathy can be offered at www.arthurfuneralhome.com

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PHILLIPS, Rita Gwendolyn (nee Dinsmore)
Thursday, April 17, 2014

Passed away peacefully at the Sault Area Hospital on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at the age of 92, surrounded by members of her loving family. Beloved wife of the late Malcolm Phillips. Loving mother of Ross Phillips (Cathy), the late Janice Gagnon (late Ron) and the late Leslie Phillips (late Linda). She will be dearly missed by her grandchildren Cindy Gagnon and Chris Gagnon, Adam Phillips (Heather), Anne Phillips (Dennis), Hannah Phillips (Rob) and Sophie Phillips (Justin) and by her great grandchildren Cody and Caitlin Dunn, Jude and Pippa Holmes and Abbey and Penelope Rita Phillips. Dear daughter of the late Milton and Harriet Dinsmore (nee Middleton). Loving sister of the late Les Dinsmore, late Bea Fisher, late Merle Dinsmore and the late Royce Dinsmore. She will be remembered as a loving aunt by her many nieces and nephews. Special thanks to Rhonda and Ken, Diane, Kathy and the caring staff at the Sault Area Hospital emergency department and the third floor. At Rita’s request, there will be no services held. Memorial contributions to the Sault Area Hospital or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to the Arthur Funeral Home & Cremation Centre 705-759-2522. Expressions of sympathy may be offered at www.arthurfuneralhome.com

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PLASTINO, Emelia 'Maria'
Thursday, April 17, 2014

Passed away at the Sault Area Hospital on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at the age of 87. Predeceased by her husband and best friend Antonio Plastino. Adored mother of Frank (Betty), Armando (Paula), Nella Chiarello (Frank), Dan (Tish) and the late Sylvana Plastino. Cherished Nana of Michael Plastino (Shelley), Marie Plastino (Doug), Anthony Plastino, Julie Bennetto (Peter), Natalie Plastino (Mark Palombi), Gene Chiarello (Melissa) and Terri Chiarello. Loving and proud great grandmother of Marc, Kaitlyn, Caed, Lola, Oliver, Samuel, and Mia. Predeceased by her parents Francesco and Angela Coccimiglio of Calabria, Italy. Daughter in-law of the late Francesco and Angela of Aiello, Italy. Beloved sister of the late Elvira Guzzo (late Ralph), late Rosaria Coccimiglio (late Arcangelo), late Louisa Meraglia (late Salvatore), late Anna Rosa (late Eugenio), Cesare Coccimiglio (Maria), late Mario Coccimiglio (Teresa), Eugenio Coccimiglio (Rosa) and Michelina Naccarato (late Giovanni). Sister in-law of the late Nicola Plastino (late Rosina) of Aiello, Italy, Maria Amendola (late Mario) of Aiello, Italy, Settimo Plastino (Rosaria) of Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Anna Pelosci (late Giovanni) of France. Maria will be remembered by her many nieces and nephews in Italy, France, the United States and Canada. Maria will also be dearly missed by her special friend Teresa Chiarello. Friends are invited to visit at Northwood Funeral Home Cremation & Reception Centre (942 Great Northern Road 945-7758) on Monday, April 21, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Funeral mass to be held at St. Veronica's Church on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.with Reverend Ron Ambeault officiating. Entombment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery Mausoleum. Memorial donations to the Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family. A special thank you to Dr. Febbraro, Dr. Gupta and the SAH Emergency and ICU staff for all your care and compassion. www.northwoodfuneral.com

Bene sempre cara mama riposa in pace.

 

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STEINBURG, Gordon Scott
Thursday, April 17, 2014

Peacefully at his sister’s home in Petawawa, Ontario on Saturday, April 12, 2014 in his 53rd year.  Beloved son of Yvonne and the late Bruce.  Cherished brother of Valeda Steinburg, Veronica Cinelli (Sergio), and Marcia Keenan (Michael).  Uncle of Jordan (Dave), Jacob, Katrina, Tessa, Olivia, and Jack.  A private family service was held.  Interment Greenwood Cemetery.  Memorial contributions to A.R.C.H. would be appreciated.  Arrangements entrusted to the Arthur Funeral Home and Cremation Centre.  Expressions of sympathy may be offered at www.arthurfuneralhome.com.

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Scissons, Orma Lillian
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Peacefully with family and friends by her side at Algoma Manor, Thessalon on Monday April 14, 2014.  Orma Scissons in her 94th year, beloved wife of The Late Bob Scissons for 57 years.  Loving mother of Elaine Brown ( Allan ) of Sault Ste. Marie, Linda Kent ( Doug ) of Toronto and Ford Scissons ( Nancy ) of Thessalon.  Special Grama to Dawn Dawson ( Murray ), Dara Rankin ( Dave ), Melissa Millar ( Jeff), Amanda Kent, Kelly Scissons, Ryan Scissons ( Alicia ), Kyle Scissons and Great Grama  to Rebecca and Alex Dawson, Meadow and Cooper Rankin, Brandon and Brianna Scissons.  Dear daughter of the late James and Lily Jack. Dear sister of The Late Earl ( Curly )  Jack and sister-in-law of Marie Cyr,  Margaret Scissons and The Late Anthony and Leonard Scissons;  also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.  Orma will be remembered for her involvement in the United Church and her beloved Rebekah Lodge.  She was a long time supporter of the Soo Greyhounds.   Friends may call at the Beggs Funeral Home, Thessalon on Thursday April 17 from 6:15 to 9pm.  Funeral service will be at Zion United Church on Friday April 18, 2014 at 10 o’clock with Brian Mundell officiating.  Spring interment in Maple Ridge Cemetery.  Donations to the Diabetes Association, Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society gratefully accepted.  www.beggsfh.com

Members of the Elizabeth Rebekah Lodge No. 339 Thessalon are requested to assemble at the funeral home on Thursday at 6pm for a memorial service for their Late Sister Orma.

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