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McDONALD, Joan 'The Nanny'

Surrounded by her loving family, Joan passed away peacefully at the Sault Area Hospital-General Site on Thursday May 18, 2006.

MACLEAN, Mr John Angus

At the Sault Area Hospital, General Site on Thursday May 18, 2006. John MacLean of Little Rapids in his 87th year, husband of the late Margaret "Peggy" MacLean. Dear son of the late Peter and Christie MacLean.

FRANKS, Miss Ruby Elizabeth "Frankie"

At Algoma Manor, Thessalon on Friday May 19, 2006. Ruby Franks was born in Rainy River, Ontario on September 23, 1909, daughter of the late Basil and Edna Franks.

WASYLINIUK, Sophie (nee Moskal)

Passed away peacefully at the Sault Area Hospitals-Plummer Site on Thursday, May 18, 2006 at the age of 88. Loving wife of the late Steve. Dear mother of Edward, Linda, Tim and the late Sandra Nicholls (Jay).


Passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Wednesday, May 17, 2006 at Extendicare Tendercare at the age of 83. Daughter of the late Enni and Desidario Possamai. Beloved mother of Susan Erdman (John).

ALLAN, Ellis W.

Suddenly at the Sault Area Hospital after a brief battle with cancer on Tuesday, May 16, 2006; Ellis Allan in his 73rd year. Cherished husband of Emily.

McFADDEN, Ralph (Popa)

Peacefully at the General Hospital with his family by his side on Tuesday, May 16, 2006 at the age of 76. Beloved husband and best friend of Lois McFadden. Son of Amy Jewell and the late Ross McFadden.


Peacefully, at the Plummer Memorial Hospital on Monday, May 15,2006 at the age of 90 years. Beloved husband of the late Helen Marinelli (nee Osborne) for over 50 years whom he met while they were both serving in the army.

SMITH, Dougald Lachlan

Peacefully at the Algoma Manor on Saturday, May 13, 2006 at the age of 77. Son of the late L. G. and Henrietta (MacDonald) Smith. Brother of Corine Evoy (late Donald), Barbara Hanshar (late Paul) and the late Ione Hurley (late Albert).

DOUCET, Donald Joseph Yves

Tragically on Sunday, May 14, 2006 at the age of 41 years. Loving husband and best friend of Debbie. Fun loving father of Jocelyne and Courtney. Dear son of Louis Doucet (late Rose-Marie) (Connie).