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(Proprietor Northern Carpet Craft, Wawa). Suddenly as a result of a heart attack while attending a hockey tournament in Sault Ste. Marie on Friday February 27, 2004. Gary, beloved husband of Vicki, loving father of Jessica, Zachary and Hailey.

GIRDZEVICIUS, Ignac (Big John)

At his home, surrounded by his family on Saturday February 28, 2004 in his 89th year. Beloved husband of Victoria Girdzevicius and loving father of Dana Podreys (Joseph). Greatly loved grandfather of Nancy Richer (Gary), Joseph Jr.


Suddenly at the Sault Area Hospital (General) on Friday February 27, 2004 at the age of 44. Proud and loving father of Phylicia and Olivia. Phillip will be sadly missed by his parents, Leo and Janet Chartrand.

HOPE, Chris

Suddenly at his home with his wife and loving companion Henrietta by his side, on Thursday, February 26, 2004 at the age of 43. Dear father of Jennifer (Darryl) and Michael Hope. Adored step-father of Sherri, Jenni and Ben Whalen.

McGONEGAL, Betty Ann

Passed away after a lengthy illness at the Sudbury Memorial Hospital on Thursday, February 26, 2004 at the age of 58. Daughter of the late Raymond and Molly Gagan. Beloved wife of Donald.

STEPHEN/Spadoni, Patricia

Peacefully at rest, after 71/2 years of unshakeable tenacity and endurance on Friday, February 27, 2004.

DEVOE, Robert (Bummer)

Son of the late William and Arley Devoe, passed away peacefully at the Plummer Memorial Hospital on Friday, February 27, 2004 at the age of 70. Sadly missed by his loving wife Millie, beloved children Michael (Debbie), Robert Jr.

SIMMS, Bernice

Peacefully at the General Hospital on Wednesday, February 25, 2004 at the age of 85. Beloved wife of the late John Simms. Loving mother of Ken, Terry (Mary Lynn) and Gary (Lorraine).


Peacefully at the Plummer Memorial Hospital, surrounded by her family on Friday, February 27, 2004 in her 90th year. Beloved wife of the late Robert.

POTTEKKAT, Pushpan (Push)

At the age of 54, on Monday February 23, 2004 at the Ottawa General Hospital due to complications from Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. Survived by his beloved wife Anitha, his beautiful children Ansa and Ashley who will hold true of his dreams.