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PAQUETTE, Bernice May

At the Sault Area Hospital on Thursday January 15, 2004 in her 79th year. Beloved wife of the late Ernie Paquette and loving mother of Erna Paquette (Ray), William Paquette (Colette), Janice McCoy (John) and Denise Hamilton (Rick).


At the General Hospital on Wednesday, January 14, 2004 at the age of 55. Son of the late Dominic and Rose Trepasso. Father of William Ayotte (Christine). Grandfather of Kyla, Janessa, Jessie and Breanna.

CLARK, Elizabeth Jean

We regret to announce the passing of Elizabeth Jean at the Plummer Site, Sault Area Hospitals on Thursday, January 15, 2004 at the age of 79, after a courageous fight with cancer.

MORIN, Albert

At the Tendercare Nursing Home on Monday, January 12, 2004 Mr. Albert Morin in his 78 year. Beloved husband of Therese Morin and dear father of Rene (Karen), Lise Reid (Horst), Leo (Delores) and Welles.

NEYLAND, Marlene

Passed away at the General Hospital on Wednesday, January 14, 2004 at the age of 66. Beloved wife of the late Wilfred. Loved mother of Mary-Ann Smith (Ted), Rellande Neyland (Roger), Peggy Syrette (Brad), Wilfred James, Jeffrey and David (Stephanie).

SHAMAS, Michael

Passed away at the St. Joseph’s General Hospital, Elliot Lake, Sunday, January 11, 2004 at the age of 81. Dear husband of Vibeke (Viva) Shamas of Blind River.

HORMAVIRTA, Eileen (Griffith)

Died December 30, 2003 at the F.J. Davey Home in her 97th year. Predeceased by her husband Jorma and her parents Captain Matthew and Florence Griffith; survived by her sister Florence Haft (Victor) and her brothers Carl and Fred (Marguerite).

WHITMORE, Kettrina “Kay” (nee Jossul)

In loving memory of Kettrina “Kay”, 81 years. Peacefully while visiting Sault Ste. Marie and surrounded by her loving family on Friday, January 9th, 2004. Beloved wife of Fred Whitmore (predeceased 1972).

GORMAN, Albert Edward

(May 22, 1919 – January 11, 2004) Albert left this earthly place for a new beginning. Beloved husband of Malvina (Alloi) for 63 years. Dear father of Wayne (Isolbel), Eunice (Robert) Doan, and Gail (Thomas) Murdock.

TAYLOR, W. Byron

November 14, 1928 to January 10, 2004. The Sault has lost a great jazz musician and teacher with Byron’s quiet passing. He immigrated to Canada in 1958, four months before being joined by his beloved wife, Edna and son, Bob.