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RUNKLE, Jessie

Our beloved Jessie passed away peacefully on November 15th comforted by her loving family and staff at Westgate Lodge, Belleville, Ontario. Jessie died at the age of 82 after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. She was born in North Bay, ON, the only and adored child of the late Edgar and Kate Moore. Jessie graduated from the University Of Toronto in 1945, where she managed the women's baseball team, acted in reviews and plays at Hart House theatre, and was a member of Alpha Phi fraternity. Jessie sold real estate in both North Bay and Sault Saint Marie. She was an avid golfer and active member of the North Bay and Sault St. Marie golf clubs, and offered her time to Telecare and helped with Meals-On-Wheels. Jessie was fun-loving, enjoyed many friends, and dearly loved her grandchildren. Jessie is survived by her husband Lew Runkle; her sons: Barry Pond (Marcia), Robert Dales ( Johanne), Peter Dales (June) and her daughter, Katie Cudmore (Geoff); grandchildren, Erin and Allyson Pond; Laurence, Philippe, and Julia Dales; Lily and Lincoln Dales; Peter (Sarah) and Edgar Cudmore (Paula); great grandchildren Damien Cudmore and Charlotte Cudmore. She was predeceased by two husbands, Robert (Bob) Dales and Larry Pond. Visitation will be in the Martyn Funeral Home, 464 Wyld Street, North Bay on Friday November 18th, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. then on Saturday from10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home chapel at 11:00 a.m. with internment following in Terrace Lawn Cemetery. A reception will be held following the internment at Barry and Marcia Pond's home. Donations in her memory may be made to your local Alzheimer's Society.