passed away suddenly at the General Hospital on Thursday, September 11, 2003 after a lengthy illness. Beloved husband of 50 years to Laila (Leppanen). Loving father of Patty MacDonald (Mike) and Pam Johnson (Ken). Cherished grandpa of Andrew MacDonald (Amanda), Amanda MacDonald (Damon), Matthew MacDonald, Travis Symboluk and Trevor Symboluk. Gigi Pa of Nathan Barber-MacDonald. Son of the late Katri and Alexi Harju. Brother of the late Lyyli Harju. Brother-in-law of Miriam Gravelle (late Gerard). Uncle of Gary Gravelle (Ann), Brian Gravelle (Karen), Brenda Gargaro (Paul) and families. Cousin of Lil Grasley (late Maynard). Also survived by relatives in Finland and Ashtabula, Ohio. Friends may call at the Arthur Funeral Home & Cremation Centre on Saturday, September 13, 2003 from 10 am until time of service in the chapel at 12 noon. Rev. Krister Ulmanis officiating. Interment Greenwood Cemetery. Memorial contributions to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated.