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C’est avec un immense chagrin que nous vous annonçons le décès d’une personne très chère, Thérèse LeBlanc.
Elle est décédée à l’âge de 89 ans, le dimanche 13 août 2017 au Manoir Doré de Timmins, Ontario mais autrefois de Six Roads (Nouveau-Brunswick).  Elle était la fille de feu Elzéar Boudreau et de feu Emma Power.  Thérèse était l’épouse de feu Félicien LeBlanc (2003). 
Elle laisse dans le deuil une fille, Betty (Mathias Robichaud) de Timmins, Ontario ; un fils, Jean-Guy (Victorine Robichaud) de Rothesay, Nouveau-Brunswick ; cinq petits-enfants : Justin, Roxanne, Rachel, Martin et Renée et trois arrière-petits-enfants :  Zoée, Charlotte et Georges, ainsi que plusieurs neveux, nièces, cousins et cousines.
Deux sœurs, Fédora et Aline; un frère François, ainsi qu’un frère et une sœur en bas âge, l’ont précédée dans la tombe.
Une liturgie de la Parole a été célébrée par l’abbé Simon Drapeau. 
La famille désire remercier de tout cœur le personnel du Manoir Doré (West Wing 2) pour les soins prodigués. 
Les arrangements funèbres ont été confiés au Salon Stinson, South Porcupine, Ontario.




 
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In Loving Memory of
Linda Godfroy

 Linda passed away on August 11th at Timmins and District Hospital while surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of Luc. Cherished mother of Brigitte (Michel) Dumouchel, Nicole Godfroy (Steve Bergeron), and Natalie (Pete) Tremblay. Devoted grandmother of Krystine & Brandon Dumouchel, Micheal Bergeron (Cassandra Attard), Stephanie & Josée Bergeron and Samantha (Dustin DelGuidice) & Kevin Tremblay. Great-grandmother of Jaxon, Hailee, and Daxton.
Treasured sister of René (late Rosemarie) Lauzon, Lise (Marcel) Nault, Johanne Godfroy (Pierre Aubè), Guy (Wanda) Lauzon. She will be sadly missed by many nieces & nephews and cousins.
Linda was predeceased by her parents Paul-Emile & Marie- Paule Lauzon and by her brother-in-law Florent Godfroy.
Linda was the life of the party who like a magnet drew everyone together. She was our rock. Her hobbies included crafts, sewing and refinishing furniture.
Donations to a charity of your choice will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
The family will receive friends on Friday August 18th, from 9:00 A.M. to 10:00 A.M. at Stinson Funeral Home. A Memorial Service will follow at 10:00 A.M. on Friday concluding with procession and a graveside service at Ramore Cemetery.
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, South Porcupine, ON, P0N 1H0

 
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In Loving Memory of

Bouchard, Leonard

February 27th, 1928 – March 1st, 2016

 

The family announces with sorrow the passing of Leonard Bouchard on March 1st, 2016. Beloved husband of Madeline Bouchard. Loving father of Lynne (Bryon), Barron, Nicole, and Donna (Mark). Cherished grandfather of James, BJ, Clara, Ava and treasured great-grandfather of Rhylan. Leonard will be sadly missed by his siblings Andre (Rhea), Anita (late Gordon), Gerald (Fran) and Maurice (Jane). He was predeceased by his parents Orezul & Bernadette Bouchard and by his brother Yvon (Lorraine).

Leonard was born just outside of Cochrane in Norembega, Ontario.

He was an avid pilot and fisherman, as well as an entrepreneur who for many years owned and operated L.O. Bouchard Ltd. which specialized in pulp peeling.

A Celebration of Life will be held at the Whitney Cemetery at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday August 9th, 2017 with a luncheon to follow at the South Porcupine Legion Branch #287, 46 Legion Drive. Friends and family are welcome.

Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, South Porcupine, (705)235-2900.



 

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In Loving Memory of
CHARBONNEAU, Francis (Frank)

1933-2017

The family announces with great sorrow his peaceful passing after a short battle with cancer, at the Timmins Hospice Centre (TDH) on Monday, July 31, 2017 at the age of 83 years.  Dear father of Luke Charbonneau (Michelle) and Frank Charbonneau Jr. (Sally).  Faithful companion to Teryl Payette.  Cherished grandfather to Jessica Corley, Ashley Charbonneau, Peter Charbonneau and Edward Charbonneau.  Great-grandfather to Posey, Kassidy, Kayden and Kiara.  He will also be missed by his little dog Buddha and by his best friend Don McNeil.  Predeceased by his mother and father Edna and Dolphis Charbonneau, his brothers Gilbert and Raymond Charbonneau, his sister Mary Charbonneau and his daughter Joyce Charbonneau.  The family would like to thank Dr. Cohen, Dr. Carlson, Dr. Cano, the Staff at the TDH and especially Chrissy and Penny at the Timmins Hospice Center who took so great care of Dad during his brief stay and his final hours.  The family wishes to commemorate and remember him in your prayers.  As per his request, cremation was held and no visitation will take place.  A graveside service will be held at a later date.  Dad has from now until eternity to see his beloved Montreal Canadians win the cup!
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, South Porcupine, (705)235-2900






 
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In Loving Memory of
Bouchard, Vianney


Vianney passed away after a valiant fight surrounded by family at the Timmins and District Hospital on July 28th, 2017 at the age of 82 years. Loving father of Francine (Raymond Moffette) Bouchard, Linda Bouchard and Stephane (Nancy) Bouchard.  Survived by the mother of his children Estelle (nèe Hache) Bouchard. Cherished pèpère of Marlene (Jean-Marc), Alain (Elisanne), Steven, Chloe, Vincent (Jennifer), Sebastien (Branda), Ariana (Freddy), Julie, Joel, and Patrick. Treasured great-pèpère of 8 great-grandchildren. He will be greatly missed by his siblings Madeleine (late Marcel) Beaudette, Ginette (Eric Altrak) Beaudette, Mariette (Maurice) Boufard, Nicole (Jean Baptise) Groleau, his sisters-in-law, Therese Bouchard, Yollande Bouchard, his brother-in-law Allan Thompson. He also leaves behind many nieces & nephews and the Hache family.
Predeceased by his parents Lucienne & Adrien Bouchard and his siblings Raymond Bouchard, Germaine (Joseph) Groleau, Angealbert Bouchard, Dolorese Thompson, and Rejeane Bouchard.
The family would like to extend a very special thank you to the staff of the TDH Hospice Department at the Timmins and District Hospital for all their care and compassion.
Donations to the Timmins and District Hospital Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday August 1st, 2017 at Stinson Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 7:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. on Monday July 31st, 2017  at Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, South Porcupine, (705)235-2900



 
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In Loving Memory of
Larry James Butler


With heavy hearts we announce the sudden passing of Larry Butler.  Surrounded by family and close friends Larry took his last breath in the early morning hours of July 27th, 2017 at the Timmins and District Hospital. Loving father of Jamie, Thomas, Michael (Celine) Butler and his beloved wife Wanda.  He will be dearly missed by his kindred grandchildren, Dylan, Nayson, Tierney, Brooke and Kaylee, great grand-daughter Chloe and his loving siblings, Sandra, Tim, Randy and his brother-in-law Moe, husband of Larry's late sister Darlene Strand.  Larry also spent his last days with his dear friends Jimmy and Denise Mclean and Al Lapointe.
Larry was an avid motorcycle enthusiast, an exceptional artist and was always making his friends and family laugh.  The amazing art work he leaves behind, the strong friendships he cherished and the love for his family is a beautiful testament of his life.
The family would like to extend their sincerest gratitude for the great care offered by Dr. Schwertfeger and the nursing staff of the hospice at Timmins and District Hospital and Dr. Vaithilingam of South Porcupine.
The family would like to welcome all extended family and friends to A Celebration of Life which will be held at Les Pins Gris at 400 Shirley St North in Timmins on Saturday August 5th, 2017 at 12 noon. A commemorative motorcycle ride, with friends and family to honour Larry’s passion for riding will follow. 
In lieu of flowers please kindly feel free to make donations to the Timmins Humane Society.
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, South Porcupine, (705)235-2900.




 
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In Loving Memory of

Dobson, Anna

Anna passed away peacefully at Timmins and District Hospital on July 27th, 2017.Beloved wife of the late Mike Dobson. Loving sister of Olga (Melvin) McLaran and Nikolay (Phillis) Smikalow. Dearest aunt of Jennifer & Ivan (Michelle) Smikalow and great-aunt of Kathryna Smikalow. She leaves behind her long-time friends Hellen & Reg. The family is sincerely grateful for all of the exceptional care given by Spruce Hill Lodge and Dr. Gillies who always went above and beyond for Anna.

Donations to Spruce Hill Lodge will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.

As per Anna’s wishes cremation has taken place.

Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, South Porcupine, (705)235-2900

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In Loving Memory of

Clarence Joanisse

1927-2017

The family announces with sorrow the peaceful passing of Clarence on July 22nd, 2017 at the age of 90 years. Beloved husband of Rejeanne (nèe Charlebois) Joanisse. Loving father of Pauline (Denis) Barrette of Iroquois Falls and Lilianne (Rodger) Fortin of Kitchener. Cherished grandfather of Marc (Rob), Paul (Chantal), David (Maxine), Sherry (Martin), and Kimberley (Laird).  Great-grandfather of Foster, Abbigail, Kobe, Kael, Lily, Eliana, Lexa, and Liam. Clarence will be missed by his sisters Gislaine of Hamilton and Suzanne of Belleville.

Predeceased by his Parents Hector & Claire Joanisse, brothers Aimè, Robert, Roma, Marcel and his sisters Noella, and Lorraine.

Clarence was born in St. Marc De Figurie, Quebec and moved to Iroquois Falls in the 1940’s. He was employed by Abitibi Paper Mill for over 40 years and was a volunteer Fireman in Iroquois Falls. He was an avid hunter and fisherman.

Donations to a charity of your choice will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.

A Memorial Service to celebrate the life of Clarence will be held at St. Martyrs Church, rue 300 Church St., Iroquois Falls on Friday July 28th, 2017  at 11:00 A.M.with internment to follow at Abitibi Cemetery with Father Leo Rancourt officiating.


 

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 In Loving Memory of
Conrad Edward Beauchamp Sr.
1959-2017

A Memorial to celebrate Conrad’s Life will be held at South Porcupine Legion Hall Branch  #287, 46 Legion Drive on Friday July 21st, 2017 from 2:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. Donations to the South Porcupine Food Bank will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, South Porcupine, ON, P0N1H0, (705)235-2900




 
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In Loving Memory of
Esposito, Raffela (Narda)
1948-2017
 

Born in Petrizzi, Italy, Raffela passed away after a valiant and lengthy battle on Saturday July 8th, 2017 at Timmins and District Hospital.
Beloved wife of Frank Esposito and loving mother of Vittoria (James) Butterworth. Treasured Nonna of Kyra and Kyle Butterworth.  They were the light of her life.  She was the dear sister of Teresa (Francesco) Viscomi and Frank Narda (Laureen Dean) and will be deeply missed by numerous nieces, nephews, sisters and brothers-in-law, cousins and friends. 
Raffela had a kind and gentle spirit who touched everyone she met. Her passion was to take care of those around her.  She was always available when needed and made sure to feed whoever visited her home.  She also loved to read and crotchet, but she opted to spend most of her time in the kitchen.  She was not satisfied unless visitors ate her fabulous Italian cooking and everyone was happy to oblige. 
The family is grateful to her top notch health care team:  Helen Labine and Dr. Houston and staff at the East End Health Clinic; Drs. Lopez and Pearce and their nurses at Northeast Cancer Centre; the always respectful and caring nurses at the Timmins and District Hospital oncology department; home care nurses Amy and Marnie from CCAC; and Dr. Williams and all of the nurses at TDH who looked after her in her final days at emergency and on the medical floor. 
Donations to Autism Ontario or a charity of your choice will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
A Funeral Service will be held at St. Joachim’s Parish on Friday July 14th, 2017 at 11:00 A.M.
The family will receive friends from 7:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. on Thursday July 13th, 2017 at Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900

 
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In Loving Memory of
Edmond Trottier
1965-2017

 
Edmond Trottier, 52, passed away peacefully in his home in Timmins on July 3, 2017.  Though he had been struggling with several medical conditions, his passing was certainly not expected so soon.
 
Edmond was born in Iroquois Falls to the late Albert Trottier and Jeannette Trottier (Bédard) on March 1, 1965.  His siblings Gilbert (Margaret) Trottier of Cranbrook, BC; Colette (Russell) Bates of Timmins; Julie Proulx of London and Denise Brunet (Glen MacDonald) of Timmins are left to mourn.
 
Edmond loved his family.  He loved being “mononcle Edmond” to Donald (Blais), TJ & Taj Trottier; Caryn & Jenna Smith; Patrick, Matthieu & Christa Proulx; Paul, Danny & Darcey Brunet.   Edmond had six great nieces and nephews and nothing cheered him up more than a visit from them. 
 
Ed faced life with a positive attitude. Laughter was very much a part of his daily routine.  He was a people person, a joker.  He loved to laugh, share stories, some of them he made up for shock value.  He drove taxi for several years, a job he thoroughly enjoyed, undoubtedly because of the many social contacts it provided.  Many of his good friends, he met through his work.
 
The family is thankful for the care provided by the staff at Access Better Living, where Edmond resided for the past few months.  He was proud of his new home and spoke highly and with great respect of the staff that made his life pleasurable.   
 
Over the years, Edmond received a lot of help; he also helped many people. He wore his kind, sensitive, generous heart on his sleeve. He always did what he could to help others.  His family would like to keep going this tradition of “paying it forward”.  Instead of flowers or charitable donations, the family suggests a random act of kindness to someone or helping a person or a family in need, in Edmond’s honour.
 
A Memorial Service and Mass celebrating Edmond’s life will be held Monday July 24 at 10:00 a.m. at St Anthony of Padua Cathedral, 73 Spruce Street North, Timmins. 
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705) 235-2900




 
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Dunbar Shirley (née Koski)

1938-2017

A graveside service will be held for friends and family on Friday July 21st, 2017 at 1:00 P.M. The family will also be hosting a memorial service to celebrate the life of Shirley Dunbar the following day at 3:00 P.M. on Saturday July 22nd, 2017 at 711 Lamarche Street in Porcupine. Those who wish to attend are welcome.

Donations to the Timmins Humane Society will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.

Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE,

(705)235-2900



 

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In Loving Memory of

Conrad Edward Beauchamp Sr.

1959-2017

The family announces with great and unexpected sorrow the passing of Conrad. Beloved husband of the late Rachel Beauchamp and cherished father of Conrad Jr. and the late Kenny Beauchamp. Poppa to his grandchildren Darrin, Zoe, and Delainey will miss him dearly. He leaves behind his siblings Vicky Hart (Glenn), Carmen Ketch (Doug), Gordon (late Allison). Conrad will be missed by many nieces, nephews, sisters- in- law and brothers-in-law. He was predeceased by his parents Romeo & Marion Beauchamp and his sisters Barbara, Roberta, Patricia and his mother-in-law Mrs. Larouche.

As per Conrad’s request cremation has taken place and a private family memorial will take place at a later date.

Donations to the South Porcupine Food Bank will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.

Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900



 

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In Loving Memory of

Goring, Rosa Fanny Ellen (Nicholson) - 1924-2017

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of our mother, Rosa, on Sunday, June 11. She was predeceased in 1985 by the love of her life, her husband of 39 years, Howard. Also predeceased by her three brothers and sisters-in-law: Les and Lila Nicholson, Roy and Pearl Nicholson, and Ralph and Daisy Nicholson.

She is survived by her six children: Les (Paula) Goring, Sharon (Wayne) Orr, Shirley (Terry) Gagain, Sherrill (Stan) Smith, Sheri (Jeff) Hueston, and Shelly (Gord) Leavoy.

She is also survived by 15 grandchildren: Shane Ogilvie, Jason and Nicholas Beauving, Charlene Howland, Keith Orr, Kurt Gagain, Stacey Caron, Angela Adams, Jenna Morrish, Darrel Leavoy, Mandy Pecore, and Erin, Amy, Shannon, and Ryan Hueston, 22 great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews, her cousin David Nicholson, her long-time friend Norma Leavoy, and her childhood friend Pearl Chalmers.

She was born and raised in Jacksonboro, Ontario. She was a World War II Air Force veteran and met our father while stationed in Brandon, Manitoba. They married in Barrie, Ontario in 1946.

Mom was an extremely proud mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, and great-grandmother and loved spending time with us all. She also loved spending her summers at Watabeag Lake – a place she called ‘home’.

She loved curling at the Dome Curling Club and watching golf, curling, and the Blue Jays.

Mom was a wonderful cook and was well known for the popcorn balls that she made every Halloween.

She will be dearly missed by us all. We are all so proud and fortunate to have had this wonderful woman in our lives. Rest in peace, mom. We will miss you.

We would like to thank the staff at Spruce Hill Lodge for their excellent care of our mom during her time there.

Donations to Spruce Hill Lodge, South Porcupine, will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.

A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 17, 2017, at St. Paul’s Anglican Church, South Porcupine. The family will receive friends on Friday, June 16, 2017 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Stinson Funeral Home. Arrangements entrusted with Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, South Porcupine, (705) 235-2900.



 

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 In Loving Memory of
MOUSSEAU,
Denzil John James (Moose)

1930-2017
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the peaceful passing of our dad at the Golden Manor, on Saturday June 3, 2017, at the beautiful age of 86.
Born in Vinton, Quebec on December 25, 1930, he was the son of James William Mousseau and Annie Clara Lynch.
Survived by his wife Elane and his loving family Susan (Ray McCord), Sandie (Chuck Lloyd), Carolyn (Don Roy), Jim (Shannon).
Dad always looked forward to a visit from his grandchildren Chris, Mike (Jodie) and Chelsea Lloyd, Brian (Manon), Kevin and Katie Roy, Rylan (Ashley) and Maria Mousseau, and Jeff (Lori) and Shannon McCord. He is also survived by 3 great-grandchildren.
He is predeceased by his infant daughter Patricia Mary Arlene (1953), brother Joseph (1953), sisters Corinne Clarke (Bill), Arlene Watt (Fred) and Stella Sullivan (Richard).
Dad was a very proud miner, having worked 42 years at various mines including the Calumet Mine, Paymaster, Pamour, John Mansville and eventually retiring from Kidd Mine Site in 1991.
He went on to enjoy his retirement years returning yearly to the family farm in Campbell's Bay, Quebec in the Ottawa Valley, a place he truly felt was God's country. It was here that many memories were created for the whole family.
Dad was also an avid walker all of his life and walked several miles a day. In his later years he enjoyed his walks around Gillies Lake.
We would like to thank all the staff on East 1 at the Golden Manor for their kind and compassionate care shown to our father.
As per dad's request, there will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place and a private funeral mass will be held on Saturday June 10th, 2017 at St. Joachim’s Parish in South Porcupine.
Dad will be laid to rest at the Whitney Cemetery and in Campbell's Bay (God's country) at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Golden Manor or charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated.
“When you start going downhill, it’s time to go.” Love you dad, til we meet again
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900


 
 
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Moulton, Edward (Tex)

A memorial to celebrate Eddie’s life will be held at Spruce Hill Lodge on June 9th, 2017 immediately after a burial at Whitney Cemetery at 11:00 A.M. All who would like to attend are invited. Donations to the South Porcupine Food Bank will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.

Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900



 

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In Loving Memory of 

Pastor Sharon Heather Voorhees 


1949 – 2017 

On May 20th, 2017 the most amazing, beautiful, strong, joy filled, powerful and loving woman had gone to be with our Lord. Heather was the beloved wife of Richard Henderson Voorhees III. She will forever be the cherished mother of Tracy (Greg) Wolf, Richard IV (Jessika) Voorhees, Gabriel (Darcie) Voorhees, Glory (Chad) Stiller, and Sarah (Dustin) Richards. She blessed the lives of her grandchildren Ethan, Rowen, Aurora, Richard V (a.k.a.Beckett), Corban, Laura, Matteus, Jaxon, Halle, Lyla, Aaron, Annabelle & Lilian, and in return they blessed her with a life of love and happiness.  
She leaves behind 9 sisters, 2 brothers, a brother & sister who have already passed and will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. 
Heather was predeceased by her parents, Leonard and Laura Belle Taylor. 
Pastor Heather Voorhees was a teacher. Although she didn’t get her teaching degree until 1990, her passion for loving, speaking life and encouragement into the lives of everyone she met, spanned her whole lifetime. She was forced to retire from teaching school, after she was diagnosed with cancer in 2013, but went on to acquire her pastoral credentials through PAOC in 2015. She continued to teach the word of God until the very end of her life. Her legacy lives on through her husband, 5 children and 13 grandchildren and the impact she had on those she taught is immeasurable. 
Donations to the South Porcupine Pentecostal Youth Group will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.  
A Memorial Service in honour of Pastor Heather Voorhees will be held at South Porcupine Pentecostal Church on Wednesday May 24th, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.  

Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Ave., SOUTH PORCUPINE (705) 235-2900





 
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In Loving Memory of
Patricia Whitmarsh

1946-2017

Patricia passed away peacefully at Timmins and District Hospital on May 11th, 2017 at the age of 70. Pat is survived by her daughter Susan, sons Lawrence and Alan, brothers Tim, Terry and Darcy and by her close long-time friends Coreen and Doug.

A businesswoman, Pat owned Delor Florists for a number of years in the 80’s and 90’s. She closed the business in order to pursue her lifelong dream of becoming a nurse. At the age of 47 she graduated, proving it’s never too late to follow your dreams. Her private nursing included live-in care of Alzheimer’s patients, caring for mentally challenged adults and providing compassionate care to terminally ill children. An unfortunate injury cut short her nursing career and she finished her working life as a grocery store cashier. She returned to Timmins to be closer to her friends. She will be missed.

We would like to extend our deep gratitude to Dr. Paquette and Tika and all of the other nurses on the Medical floor for their extremely compassionate care given to Pat over the past week. It will never be forgotten.

Donations to a charity of your choice will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.

Cremation has taken place as per Patricia’s wishes.

Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900



 

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In Loving Memory of

Hawley Lewis Brereton


1924-2017
The family wishes to announce the passing of their beloved father Hawley. He is predeceased by his loving wife Maggie (2002), his parents, Ernie & Eva Brereton from Navan, Ontario and his siblings, Frances, Maude, Ivy, Berna and Hamilton.
He leaves behind his sons, Bill (Susan) of Ancaster, Ontario and John (Dianne) and Kayla of Porcupine, Ontario, his granddaughter, Trina Brereton  of Thunder Bay, Ontario and his great-granddaughters, Hillary, Clarissa and Isabelle, his sister-in-law Alice Brereton of Orleans and his extended family, James, Catharine, Phillip Hepworth & families, Katie Lindsay, and by several nieces & nephews. Pa will be missed by his dear friends Mick & Linda Ring and his neighbours from Helmer Avenue in South Porcupine.
Ma & Pa had a great life, their time devoted to their boys, teaching them the simple things in life, working hard, fishing & swimming at their family cottage, hunting at the hunt camp and helping others.  For those who knew Pa, you should all remember, “A Deal is a deal Abee, for you I have a bargain”, while smiling looking for a response.  Pa had a great sense of humour that he shared whenever given the opportunity.
The family would like to extend their heartfelt gratitude to the Golden Manor and to all the physicians and nurses who helped us through the journey in his final days at TDH in Emergency, Surgical and the Hospice.
Donations to the South Porcupine Food Bank or Alzheimer’s Timmins Chapter will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
The family will receive family & friends at Stinson Funeral Home on Thursday May 11th, 2017 from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.  A Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Thursday May 11th, 2017 at Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, South Porcupine, (705)235-2900.
Followed by a gathering at Whitney Community Centre.

 
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In Loving Memory of
Edward (Tex) Moulton


Eddie (Tex) passed away at Timmins and District Hospital on April 30th, 2017. Cherished father of Shawn. Beloved husband of Jeanine. Dearest brother of Bill (Rolly), Irene (Clarence) Goulet, Jim, Ernie (Colette), Helen (Peter) St-Pierre, and Dorothy Moulton (Robert Chester). Will be sadly missed by many nieces & nephews.

Donations to the South Porcupine Food Bank will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.

As per his request cremation has taken place. A private family Interment will take place at Whitney Cemetery at a later date.

Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900

 

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In Loving Memory of
Kurt Steinbrunner


It is with heavy hearts, we announce the passing of our loving husband, father, grandfather and friend after a well fought battle with cancer. Survived by his wife Marilyn Totten, children Ken (Diana), Michael (Victoria), Paula-Marie (Brian) Milne and their mother Michele Myers.  Step children Elaine & Scott (Nancy) McCurdie.  Kurt leaves behind his siblings Henry, Alma (Bob), Peter ( late Pierrette), brother & sister-in-laws Sharon & Eugene Spychi and Candy & Tom Peters. Cherished grandfather of Keith (Emily), Kurt (Jessie), Shandelle, Rachel, Katie, Ava, Braedon and great-grandfather of Lyra and Keira. He will be greatly missed by many nieces and nephews and his good friends Louis & Wanda Raymond.
Predeceased by Diana Steinbrunner, his parents Karl & Marie, and his brother Max.
A huge thank you to Dr. Labelle and his secretary Candice Peters for all their care & compassion. A special thank you to the Hospice Centre, the Chemo Department, their volunteers, and all the wonderful doctors & nurses at Timmins and District Hospital who looked after Kurt. The family would like to extend their heartfelt gratitude to homecare nurse Amy Lafleur from C.C.A.C.
Donations to the TDH Hospice Centre or the Chemo Department at the Timmins and District Hospital will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
The family will receive friends from 7:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. on Friday May 5th, 2017 at Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900.





 
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In Loving Memory of

Ronald Edward Perreault

It is with profound sadness that the family announces the sudden passing of Ronald Edward Perreault at the Timmins and District Hospital on Thursday April 27th, 2017 at the age of 72. Beloved partner and friend to Irene Larouche. Ron was predeceased by his wife Anita and his father Marcel Perreault.

Survived by his children Kim (Bob) Giroux of Hanmer, Nancy (Dale) of Hanmer, Tommy of Timmins, step-son Marc Rivard of Sudbury, and his mother Eilleen Perreault. Also survived by his sister Ann (late George) Barron, Rita (Lou) Bennett, David (late Judy) Perreault, Andy Perreault all of Timmins and Lucille (Jim) Kuhn of Collingwood.

Grandfather to Meagan-Ann, Jessica, Derek, Savannah, Mathieu, Annie, Sophie, Robert, Rylee and Camron. He will be sadly missed by numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

In lieu of flowers donations to Daffodil Terrace Lodge or Timmins and District Hospital will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.

Ron’s great passions were cars and Harley Davidson bikes. He enjoyed the open roads for many years in the company of his brother David.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Friday May 19th, 2017 at St. Anthony’s Cathedral, 73 Spruce Street North, Timmins.

Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, South Porcupine, (705)235-2900


 

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In Loving Memory of
Edith Lorene Brouillard
Beloved wife of the late John Roger Brouillard, proud mother of Marilyn Veberschar, (late Joachim), Judy, and Monty Don Brouillard (Dianne). Loving Grandmother of James Talon (Linda), Mark Talon (Denise), Janice Racicot (Derek), Troy Brouillard, Tyler Brouillard (Jaimie). Great Grandmother to Michael, Matthew (Gina), and Jonathan (Alyssa) Talon; Zachary (Chelsea), Kasie, Kaleb, Caitlin, and Cristin Talon; Courtney and Kyle Racicot; Teegan Brouillard; Tristan and Jadyn Brouillard and still further to a fifth generation of three great, great grandchildren Hayden, Lincoln and Lily. Sister to Rolland and Harold Small and Eunice Griffin. Adopted by Edith and family are Regan and Edberto Nuqui, Mike and Yvonne Dana,   and their children Jamie and Chantal. At the age of 91 years, she took her last peaceful breath and we lost a very special person in our lives. She was a good friend, the best mom and amazing grandmother. Somehow she always managed to be available when needed day or night. Growing up Gramma always had a story to tell us or a poem she had written. She loved that she was known as Gramma to young and old and cherished spending time with those she held dear. Up to two years ago she was still romping the bush. She loved Creation and marveled at all the things you can learn about God from it.
When doctors and nurses lovingly and caringly look after your beloved mom, you feel such a deep appreciation. But with the care, concern and interest of Dr. Chris Clark and his wife Amy, Gramma felt they were like family and we grew to care very deeply for them. We never knew Drs. Leslie Griffins and Julie Samson before this stay at hospital, but we knew genuine, tender care from them for which we wish to express our deep gratitude.
Over the years many friends and acquaintances have been made and our family
would like to extend a warm welcome and invite you all to the memorial service on
Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 2 p.m. at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 1340
McLean Drive, Timmins, Ontario
 
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Ave., South Porcupine (705)235-2900





 
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In Loving Memory of
Ballantyne, Gayle Susanne

It is with heavy hearts we share the passing of a beloved mother, grandmother and artist Gayle Ballantyne, April 8th 2017, at the age of 66. Gayle passed on peacefully surrounded by loved ones in Hospice at Timmins and District Hospital after a short battle with cancer.   
Predeceased by her father Robert Ryan, Gayle is survived by her mother Violet Ryan, siblings Debbie Bazuik (Jim Bazuik), Kathy Hood, Bobby Ryan (Kim Ryan), Vicky LaPrairie (Regan LaPrairie), many nieces, nephews, cousins as well as her son Ian Ballantyne, daughters Kelly Smales (Cam Smales) and Brooke Ballantyne (Joe Lewis) and her two granddaughters Sequoia and Rowan.
Best known for her ink and watercolour work Gayle’s legacy lives on, with her cherished Timmins Heritage Series.  Her boundless creativity, kind and gentle spirit touched many hearts of all ages. Gayle ignited creative spirts and helped many adults and children uncover their artistic talents through art instruction.
In lieu of flowers, donations on Gayle’s behalf can be made to the Timmins Humane Society and Timmins and District Foundation Hospice Centre.  
A Memorial Service will be held at 12:00 P.M. on Thursday April 13th, 2017 at Stinson Funeral Home.
The family will receive friends from 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. on Thursday April 13th, 2017 at Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705) 235-2900




 
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Cunningham (Angus), Laura McLaren
July 23, 1919 - February 26, 2017
The family will receive friends on Saturday April 15, 2017 at 10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. followed by Service of Thanksgiving & Celebration of Life at Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, South Porcupine, ON, (705)235-2900.





 

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In Loving Memory of
Paquette, Lucien

Lucien Paquette, 83 passed away quietly at Timmins and District Hospital on Thursday March 23rd, 2017. He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Marie Paquette (née MacQuarrie).  Devoted father of his  4 sons, Donald (Judy Reid), Eddie (Carole Ladouceur), Leo, and Dale (Laura Armstrong).  Cherished pépère of Nicole (Trent Collins), Daniel (Ashley Chartrand), Steven, Vanessa (Al Lemieux), Jennifer, André and  beloved grand-pépère of Claire, Julie, Étienne, Aurélie, Rachel, Carmella, Jack, Emerson, Amber and Emmet.
Lucien will be sorely missed by his many nieces & nephews. A special thanks to Marcel, Réal and Romeo who spent many hours visiting with Lucien and his best friend Henry Grondin.
Lucien worked in the mines as a miner for 35 years. He enjoyed being with his family at the cottage on his four wheeler with his trusty 4.10 rifle hunting for partridge.
Donations to the Timmins & District Hospital Oncology Department will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
Lucien did not want a funeral, but there will be a Memorial as he requested at a later date.
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900








 
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Mabel Christina Broad (nee Jonason)

August 11, 1915 - March 18, 2017

 

Ms. Mabel Broad has passed away peacefully at the Golden Manor with her family by her side at the age of 101 years. She was a wonderful mother to Marilyn (Stewart) Parnell of Porcupine, and Barry (late Brigitte) Broad of Brampton. Cherished Nanny to Jamie and Julie Parnell, Jeffrey and Janey Parnell, Bonnie Taylor, Beth and Christopher Clark, Tanya and Jonathon Burns, and Alex Broad; Great Nanny to Carter (Ashley), Cooper, Stewart, Dawson, Hans, Hunter, Declan, Jamie, Brecken, Myriam, Gerrit, Jade, Kelton, and Great-Great Nanny to Harley and Hilton. She will also be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. Mabel was predeceased by her husband George Broad (1959) and by all of her 8 siblings. She was affectionately known as Mrs. Broodski, Rooster Pooster or The Old Bird by her grandchildren and their friends. She was famous for her fudge, lemon meringue pies and Swedish pancakes (a tradition that has been carried on by her grandchildren). She loved playing euchre and bingo, and picking blueberries. She never went out without her lipstick and eyebrows on and she could out-shop anyone in her high heels. The family would like to sincerely thank the residents and staff at the Golden Manor on West 1 for their kindness and care. Cremation has taken place and there will be a family celebration of her life at a later date. Donations to the Spruce Hill Lodge where she lived for 7 years would be greatly appreciated and acknowledged by the family. Arrangements have been entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home at 100 Bruce Avenue, South Porcupine.

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Lauzon, Robert (Bob)
1932- 2017

The family announces with heavy hearts Bob’s passing at Timmins & District Hospital in Timmins, ON at the age of 85. Loving soul mate and beloved husband shy of 56 years to Terry/Therese Lauzon.  Loving father of Lausanne Price of Bracebidge, (Jay VanSlack), Reina of Porcupine (Don Foster); cherished grandfather of Mellyssa, Nickolaus and Jonathan (Price) of Thunder Bay also Ashley (Foster) of Ottawa and Allyson (Foster) of Porcupine.  He is survived by his two sisters Rae Karen (Sudbury) and Simone McIntosh (Timmins), sister in law Lola Joanisse (J.P.) Timmins, brother in laws Toup Lauzon (Janet) of Edmonton and Leo Lauzon (Hattie) Timmins.
He is predeceased by, his parents; Lucie and Xavier Lauzon; brother Florent Lauzon; sister Rolande Mahoney (Victor), mother in law Lovina Lauzon , father in law Nelson Lauzon, brother in law Bert Lauzon (Bertha), nephews Marc Lauzon and Art Lauzon.
He will be missed by many nieces, nephews and friends.
Bob enjoyed a rewarding career at Kidd (formerly Texas Gulf) in Timmins, ON as a Millwright.
Donations to the House of Kin in Sudbury, the Horizon Palliative Care of Timmins or the Heart & Stroke Society would be appreciated.
As per Bob’s wishes there will be no visitation or Service. Cremation has taken place.
The family will receive family and friends from 1:00pm – 4:00pm on Tuesday March 21, 2017 at 51 Helmer South Porcupine, ON.
Arrangements have been entrusted to STINSON FUNERAL HOME, 100 Bruce Ave. South Porcupine ON (705) 235-2900. If you wish to send online condolences or share your memories of Bob please visit http://stinsonfuneralhome.org/.      



 
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In Loving Memory of
Enridge, Ralph Byron
1934-2017
 

 
Ralph Enridge, 82, passed away quietly at Timmins General Hospital on Monday, March 13th.  He is survived by his wife of twenty six years, Carol Graham, his stepson Craig and his wife Alana, and their daughter Holly. He is also survived by five children from his first marriage: Jerry (Patti), Shelley, Tracey, Terra Andersen (Dale) and Brent, and five great grandchildren, two nieces and their families...all living too far away to visit often enough.  He was predeceased by  his parents, Helen and Ellis Enridge, and  his brother Norman.

Ralph was born in Campbellton, New Brunswick but grew up on Vancouver Island at Port Alice, where he did very well at scholastics and sports.  He won many competitions in running, basketball, baseball, bowling and golf.  He moved to Prince Rupert at 16 where he completed Grade 13 and an apprenticeship in Instrument Mechanics and married his high school sweetheart, Carol Hill. Later, while living in Nanaimo and working at the pulp mill in Crofton, he took various courses at night school and on weekends that allowed him to qualify for management jobs in construction.  During his long career in industrial construction he supervised many projects across Canada, in the US, and overseas.

Ralph, Carol and Craig moved from Oakville, Ontario to St.John's, Newfoundland in 1993 where he worked on the Hibernia and Terra Nova projects and lived as "home base" while working "away' until 2013 when he reluctantly retired.  He became Mr. Fix it around his home, and enjoyed gardening, golfing, fishing and boating, sailing, movies, going to Moomoos for orange ice cream, and then to see the Atlantic from Signal Hill or Middle Cove, making speeches at potlucks with good friends, loved dancing and singing and would lead singsongs at a party if he got a chance, or enough wine for courage.  He was simply a "good guy" and he will be missed very much.

The long-time attention and care from Dr. Paul Jackman of St. John's, as well as oncologists Dr. Hong and Dr. Greenland, have always been appreciated.  We are also very grateful for the help and thoughtfulness of Dr. Levac and her staff in Emergency and Intensive Care and Dr. Williams and his staff in the beautiful new Palliative Care department of the Timmins General Hospital in Ontario.

Ralph didn't want a funeral, but there will be a "gathering", as he requested, with the song "Mareseatoats" on the program, at a future date both in St. John's, and, on Vancouver Island.

 
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900





 
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 In Loving Memory of
Carol Kennedy
1963-2017


Carol passed away unexpectedly on March 2nd, 2017 in London, Ontario.
Devoted daughter of Nellie Kennedy. Loving mother of Cheryl Hopkins (Marco Deschenes). Cherished sister of Della (Norm) Giguere. Niece/nephew Angie and Mark Giguere. She was a proud grandmother of 8 grandchildren. Carol will be sadly missed by her best friend Carolyn McLean. She was predeceased by her father William Arnold Kennedy and by her first husband & best friend the late Frank Hopkins. Carol was a hard working woman and loved the outdoors especially fishing. She enjoyed woodworking and carpentry. Carol love being around people socializing or on Facebook. You could always expect a candy crust request from her.
Donations to the Canadian Mental Health Association will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
A Memorial Service will be held at Stinson Funeral Home on Friday March 17th, 2017 at 12:00 P.M. The family will receive friends from 11:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. on Friday March 17th, 2017 at Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900




 
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In Loving Memory of

Stevens, Ron Charles

1964-2017

The family announces with great sorrow his sudden passing at Health Sciences North in Sudbury, Ontario on Saturday March 4th, 2017 surrounded by family. Cherished father of Garrick & Cameron. Ron leaves behind his fiancée Stacey Morrison. Beloved and cherished son of Réjeanne (Al Mossman) and the late Edward Stevens. Ron will be sadly missed by his devoted sister Shelly Stevens, his niece Samantha Meunier and his great-niece Annabelle Meunier-Cochrane. Ron is survived by his grandmother Jeanne Courchesne. He was predeceased by his uncle John Stevens.

Ron was part of the Algonquin Regiment Unit of the 33rd Canadian Brigade Group in his younger years. He was an avid outdoorsman and loved all animals.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.

A Celebration of Life will be held at Stinson Funeral Home on Friday March 10th, 2017 at 12:00 P.M.

The family will receive friends on Friday March 10th, 2017 from 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. at Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900.



 

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In Loving Memory of
Cunningham, (née Angus) Laura McLaren

It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of our much loved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother in her 98th year on February 26th, 2017 at Timmins and District Hospital.  Loving wife of the late Jason Cunningham (1999). She will be missed by her children, Allan (Ella), Dianne Plaunt (Mac), Laureen Dean (Frank Narda). Beloved grandmother of Shelley (Marc), Cindy (David), Stephen (Ella), Joanne (Craig), Megan (Sterling), James (Lauren), Marissa (Matthew). Predeceased by her dear precious baby granddaughter April (1984). Devoted great-grandmother of Sarah, Nicholas, Andrew, Ryan, Kaiya, Rebecca, Shannon, Andrew, Liam, and Pearl.
Our mother was the only daughter of William Angus (1967) and Mary Jane Drynan (1965) and was predeceased by her brothers Kenneth, Wilbert (Tillie), Alexander and Clarence. She is survived by her sister-in-law Margaret (late Alexander).
Cremation has taken place and a Memorial Service will be held later in the spring which will be announced.
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900





 
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Horace Arnold Webb, 72, of Porcupine Ontario, died peacefully surrounded by family on Thursday, February 16, 2017 at the Timmins after a brief battle with cancer. Horace was born on December 22, 1944 in Lower Hainesville, New Brunswick to Florence Braun Webb Billings and Richard Webb. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Lillian Deveau, their sons Richard (Sue) Webb of Timmins and Brian (Beth)Webb of Ottawa, grandchildren Candice, Adam, and Skylyr and Dylan, 5 great grandchildren, siblings Gail Nicholson, Chrystal Jones (Gary), Carson Billings, and Kevin Billings (Valerie), 10 nephews and nieces, 1 great niece and Judy and Wayne. Horace is predeceased by his father and mother, his grandson Julian, his brother-in-law Donald Nicholson and his niece Heather Nicholson. Special thanks to Dr. Richard Kvas and the nursing staff at TDH as well as granddaughters Candice and Trista and friends. Horace had a 52 year career with his Toromont CAT family having retired on December 31, 2016. His greatest passion outside of his work at Toromont was his volunteer involvement with Search and Rescue at the local, provincial, and Canadian levels. Arrangements under the care of Stinson Funeral Home, South Porcupine, Ontario. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to the Timmins Porcupine Search and Rescue Volunteer Association
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In Loving Memory of
 
Arthur John Stanlake October 31, 1931

The family announces the passing of Arthur John Stanlake, on Thursday, February 9th, surrounded by his loved ones. He leaves behind his wife of 64 years, Shirley (Moran). His daughters June (Al) Goodall, Carol (the late Lorne) Weir, Patricia Stanlake, Kelley Stanlake, Shelley (Jean-Marc) Leclerc and Lori (the late Marcel) Roberge. His grandchildren, Shannon, Janice, Daniel, Robert, David, Johnathan, Paul-Andre, Matthieu and Owen. His great-grandchildren, Abby, Kylee and Mason. Arthur was predeceased by his parent’s Alfred and Thirza Stanlake, brother Ewart Stanlake, father and mother in law Elmer and Beryl Moran.  Also survived by his sister-in-law Sheila (the late John) McLellan, brother-in-law Vito (the late Wendy) DeCario and many nieces and nephews.
Arthur’s girls came first before anything. He was often found in his workshop prepping something for the many builds he completed for his family and the cottage. Arthur was an employee of the Ontario Hydro for 37 years. He was a proud member of the South Porcupine Volunteer Fire Department for 20 years and an Associate Member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 287. He enjoyed playing hockey, curling, broomball, golf and bowling.
A celebration of his life will be held on Monday, February 13, 2017 at 2:00p.m. at the Covenant Untied Church in Timmins, 230 Eighth Ave., Rev. Cindy Desilets officiating. Visitation will take place on Sunday, February 12, 2017 from 1:00p.m. to 4:00p.m. at the Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900
The family would like to thank the staff at Extendicare in Timmins, Dr. S. Vaithilingam and Dr. S. DeTullio for their care and compassion.
In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations made to the Canadian Fragile X Foundation or Covenant United Church.

 
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In Loving Memory of
Tara Lynn Peever (T.L.)

The family announces Tara Lynn’s unexpected passing at home on Wednesday February 8th, 2017.
Beloved mother of Alysha Peever & Darrell Peever and loving grandmother of Joey, Kaleb and Jaxson. She will be missed greatly by Pete Marsh and her dog Lady.
She was predeceased by her parents Ann & Matthew Small.
Donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
 
A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 P.M on Tuesday February 14th, 2017 at Stinson Funeral Home.
The family will receive friends from 12:00 P.M. to 1:00 P.M. on Tuesday February 14th, 2017 at Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900




 
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In Loving Memory of
Annala, Anna (née Huhtala)
1941-2017
 

The family announces with sorrow Anna’s peaceful passing while surrounded by family at the Timmins and District Hospital on January 30, 2017.  She is predeceased by her husband Franklin (2010), survived by her daughter Miriam (grandson Isaac and granddaughters Anita and Tanika), and by her son Timo (Carlee) (granddaughters Aspen, Cala, Sierra, Ivory and Hope). 
 
She supported the Finnish Pentecostal Church, and taught Finnish to children and adults for nearly 20 years.  She had a vision for the Kulta-Koti Finnish seniors’ home and worked tirelessly to accomplish it with other community members.  She battled breast and ovarian cancer for 12 years with courage.  Thank you to Dr. Cohen, Dr. Parr and Dr. Young for all their care and encouragement.
In lieu of flowers, donations made to the Northland Bible Camp or a charity of your choice will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
A Funeral Service will be held for Anna at the Bible Fellowship Assembly on Saturday February 4th, 2017 at 11:00 A.M.
The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service at 10:00 A.M. at the Bible Fellowship Assembly, 207 Lawrence Street, Porcupine, Ontario.

 
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In Loving Memory of

Dunbar, Shirley (née Koski)

1938-2017

 

The family announces with sorrow Shirley’s peaceful passing with her family by her side on Saturday January 28th, 2017. She was the beloved wife of the late Bill Dunbar (2008). Loving Mother of Nancy (Rick) Simard, Susan Dunbar (Michael Barrett), and the late Tina Dunbar (Leonard Roy). Devoted Gramma of Kyle, Jennifer, Brandon, Dylan, Avery and Great-Gramma of Madeline.

Shirley will be sadly missed by her brother Arnold Koski, her brother-in-law Doug Dunbar, her sister-in-law Dorothy Dunbar and many nieces & nephews.

Shirley had a love of travelling, animals, nature, gardening and knitting. She would devote a lot of her time knitting, and spending many hours caring for the animals at the Timmins Humane Society.

In lieu of flowers donations to the Timmins Humane Society will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.

Cremation has taken place as per Shirley’s wishes.

Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900



 

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In Loving Memory of
Parcey, Terrence Anthony Emile
 
March 19, 1945 – January 26, 2017

 
In loving memory of Terry Parcey, who passed away unexpectedly, but peacefully with his loving sister by his side. Terry was the beloved son of Irene Parcey (née Duguay) and the late Tony Parcey. Family meant everything to Terry; including the very many friends he considered family as well.  It is with great sorrow that this “Parcey Clan” says goodbye to their family patriarch…
He will be deeply missed by his children and grandchildren.
Todd, his eldest son, wife Andrea and their children Brennan and Jonah,
his daughter, Pamela and her daughter, Kaida, his youngest son Tyler and his sons Draeden and Koen.
Terry was the eldest and respected sibling of Bruce, Brenda-Ann and Jo-Lee.
He will be greatly missed by them and their families.
Bruce’s Family: Sharon, Mathew, Hilary, Aaron, Vayda, Axel and Cynthia
Brenda-Ann’s Family: Roger, Ryan, Ashlea, Krista, Reed, Scarlett and Ryker
Jo-Lee’s Family: Kalene, Darius and Avery.
A special thank you goes out to Rachelle Chaloux for all her help.
Terry was full of life and shared his passion for the outdoors with all those who were blessed to know him.  His beacon of light will shine on at the mouth of the Redstone!
 
In love and respect, we will all miss you!
 
Donations to The Lung Association will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
 
A Memorial Service will be held at Stinson’s Funeral Home on Wednesday February 1st, 2017 at 2:00 P.M. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at 1:00 P.M. at Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705) 235-2900






 
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In Loving Memory of
Maurice Joseph Lionel Ménard

Passed away peacefully while surrounded by family at the Timmins and District Hospital on January 26th, 2017.
Loving father of Janine (Yvon Cormier), Carole (Raoul) Godin, Diane (Roger) Pitre, Denis Boudreau, Martin (Kim) Boudreau, and Danielle (Gaston). Pépère of Nathan (Nancy), Natalie (Garet), Julia (Dominic), Michel (Jesska), Manon, Alain Kayla, Britt, Brandon, Eric (Jasmine), Randy (Rikki), Lyndsey (Billy), Lyn (Davis), Shauna (James) and Robin (Océanne). Grandpapa of Avery, Reese, Izeya, Quinn, Arianna, Breyden, Hope, Jayla, Leigha, Ashlyn, Hailey, Kyston, Landen, Emersyn, Dylan, Addyson, Casey and Elyam. He leaves behind his siblings Claude of Louvicourt, Quebec, Marguerite of Mont-Laurier, Quebec, Lucienne (Dan) of Ste-Jérôme, Quebec and his sister-in-laws Hermance from Wawa, Ontario, and Madelaine of Mont-Laurier, Quebec. Maurice was predeceased by his parents Oscar and Exilia and his siblings Charles, Denis, Lucien, Remi, Gerard, Euclide, Edmond, André, Juliette and Jeanne D’arque. He will be missed by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Maurice was a loving father, pépère, grandpapa. His love was always for his family. He enjoyed playing sports, skating, travelling, baseball, as well as playing cards-canasta, crib, 500 and solitaire. He always loved the outdoors skiing, snowshoeing, and fishing. He spent many mornings drinking coffee with his friends at McDonalds & Burger King. He was a Lions member for White River Lions Club. Maurice worked from 1966-2001 for both Abitibi/ Domtar in Wawa, Ontario, and White River, Ontario.
The family would like to thank Dr. Griffiths, Dr. Paquette, Dr. Woods and the many nurses, Wayne, Julie, and Nat at the E.R. They would also like to extend their sincere appreciation to CCAC, Stephanie and Kelly. There were so many people that were wonderful to dad and our family we are grateful to all those in his life that truly went above and beyond.
Donations made to the charity of your choice will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
As per his wishes cremation has taken place and Maurice will be laid to rest at a later date with his parents and family in St-Jean sur le lac province Quebec.
 
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org





 
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In Loving Memory of

Chalmers, James (Jim)

1943-2017

The family announces with sorrow his unexpected passing on January 17th, 2017. Beloved husband of Kim. Loving father of Jim, Kristal (Lee Sabourin), David, Cindy Brazeau (Dave) and Jonathan McFarlane (Krista). Cherished grandpa/papa of Kaleb, Branden, Madisen, Kailyx and Harlow. He won them over with his singing and his calm nature. Jim was predeceased by his sister Nancy Bradbury (Jim). He will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. Jim was a pure family man, putting his loved ones first. He enjoyed fishing, watching sports-especially the Toronto Maple Leafs, but above all things he loved to see his family happy. His presence within the family always brought smiles, with his silly nicknames, his loud singing and his witty humour. His dedication to helping people is clear as he was too stubborn to retire and truly enjoyed being a Student Advisor at Northern College for over 20years. He planned to retire one day, likely a day where he didn’t feel like going to work after he woke up. He will be sadly missed by his colleagues and students.

Donations made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.

A Memorial Service will be held at Stinson Funeral Home on Monday January 23rd, 2017 at 1:00 P.M.

The family will receive friends from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 P.M.  on Sunday January 22nd, 2017 at Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Ave., South Porcupine (705) 235-2900

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I, M. Ann S. Gardner met “Death with Dignity” on January 1st, 2017. My Destination is unknown but my life was very full. My loving parents, Judge W. S. Gardner and my mother Mildred Gardner preceded me. I leave behind my siblings, Mary Gardner from Timmins, Kay Gardner from Toronto, Paul Gardner (Jo-Anne) from Toronto. I also leave behind Mary's children, Craig Demaray (Nancy) and Morgan Gardner and Paul's children Julia Gardner and Melissa Gardner. I leave behind as well my great nephew and nieces, Craig's son Grant and daughter Nicole and Morgan's daughter Mikaela. Mary, Kay, Paul and Jo-Anne were by my side as I left this world.

My siblings and I were born in South Porcupine, a mining town in Northern Ontario, Canada. I went to high school in The Porcupine, then to North Bay Teachers' College; the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton, New Brunswick; the Katherine Sibbs School in Manhattan; Paralegal School in Connecticut; and the University of Colorado for my M. Ed. I taught in two provinces and three States, ending my career at De Amza School in Ventura, California. As well as my family, I would like to thank all my friends for being supportive, kind, considerate and thoughtful. I would also like to thank Rose Hospice for their kindness and caring.

Donations, if desired, may be made to the Salvation Army or a charity of your choice.

Ann Gardner

 

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Cosco, Maria (née Spadafora)
1919-2017

Maria passed away peacefully while surrounded by family on Sunday January 1st, 2017 at Timmins Extendicare in her 97th year.  Beloved wife of Stanislao. Loving mother of Antonio (Sharon) Cosco, Vanda (Frank) Patitucci, Valerio (Connie) Cosco. Cherished nonna of Tina (Rick) Cooke, Leo (Maria) Patitucci, Mario (Holly) Patitucci, Christopher (Jen) Cosco, Michael (Christine) Cosco, Jeremy (Tiffany) Cosco, Amelia & Matthew and great-nonna to 11 great–grandchildren.
Dear sister of Emilia (late Pietro) Filice, Virginia (late Mario) Marrazzo, Ida (late Francesco) Paone, Laura (late Luigi) Piccirillo, and Barbara (late Alfonso) Cherubin.
Maria leaves behind her sister-in-laws Maria Naccarato, and Carmela Spadafora.
Will be sadly missed by her many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Predeceased by her siblings Gennaro, Carmela, Giovanni, Assunta (late Santo) Fiorino, Pasquale, Umberto, Gigino  & Nicodemo and her sister-in-laws and brother-in-laws Pietro (Saveria) Cosco, Rosina Cosco, Emilia (Salvatore) Marrazzo, Michele (Emilia) Cosco Assunta (Francesco) Pantano, Ninetta (Domenico) Fiorino, Guido Cosco and Pasquale (Teresa) Cosco
Maria was an avid Bingo player and enjoyed going as often as she could. She also loved to knit and crochet. You could find Maria many days in the summer tending to her garden and when she was not gardening she loved to bake.
Donations to Spruce Hill Lodge, St. Joachim’s Parish or Timmins and District Hospital will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
The family would like to extend their heartfelt gratitude to Dr. DiTullio and Dr. Vaithilingam for all their care and compassion.  A special thank you to all the nurses and staff at Timmins Extendicare for making their mother feel at home.
A Funeral Service will be held at St. Joachim’s Parish on Wednesday January 4th, 2017 at 11:30 A.M.
The family will receive friends from 2:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M.  & 7:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. on Tuesday January 3rd, 2017 at Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900.





 
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Newton, Winnifred (Bonnie) (nee Dunacn)
Passed away peacefully at the Timmins and District Hospital on Friday December 9, 2016. Beloved wife of the late Murry Newton. Loving mother of Daniel (Wendy) of Fergus, ON, Tracy (Lisa) of Pefferlaw, ON and Kerry (Frank) of South Porcupine, ON. Also survived by her precious grandchildren, Kenzie (Eric), Sawyer, Daniel, Breanna & Hayley, as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her parents, her sister Isabell Dysart , her brother-in-law Malcolm Dysart, her brother Bill Duncan, her sister-in-law Gloria Duncan and her niece Jennifer Duncan. Donations made to the charity of your choice will be gratefully acknowledged by the family. As per Bonnie’s wishes cremation has taken place and a celebration of her life will be held in the spring. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Ave., South Porcupine (705)235-2900.



 
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In Loving Memory of
Armstrong, Robert Howard
August 30th, 1929 – October 30th, 2016


The family announces with sorrow the death at Timmins and District Hospital of Robert (Bob) Armstrong, husband of 60 years to wife Diane (née Belanger),  father of Cheryl (Frank), Michael (Christine), Douglas (Louise) and Robert (Kimberley). Grandfather of Meaghan, Ashley, Valerie, Janet, Nikolas, Kelly, Rachel, Andrew and Brent. Great-grandfather of Ava, Liam, Alexis and Isabel.
Predeceased by his parents Anita (née Thomas) & Howard Armstrong, brother Bruce and sister Doreen, aunt and uncle Josephine and Allan Hubert, in-laws Stanley and Pearl Belanger and sister-in-law Faye Zubrinich.
After graduating from TH&VS in 1948, Bob had a long career as an Operator for Ontario Hydro, retiring in 1986. An avid curler since 1958, Bob was past-president of the South Porcupine Curling Club and member of the Dome and McIntyre Curling Clubs. He was a 56-year member of the Hollinger Golf Club where he had held several executive positions. He also served as a counsellor for a youth group for several years.
If desired, donations to the Timmins and District Hospital or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. The family will receive friends on Saturday November 19th, 2016 from 1:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. at Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, South Porcupine, (705)235-2900.





 
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 In Loving Memory of
Bougie, Aime,

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, November 19, 2016 from 2 PM - 5 PM at the Kulta Koti, 231 Huot St., South Porcupine, ON.  There will be a service followed by luncheon.




 
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 In Loving Memory of
Canzio Gaetano
1927-2016

Gaetano passed away peacefully while surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband for 64 years of Antonietta. Loving father of Ottavio (Marie), Gino (Deborah), Rose (Dave) and Joe (Jeanette). Devoted and proud Nonno of Michael (Rebecca), Terence, Angela (Dave), Paul-Luca (Katie), Marco (Carly), Leigh and Rebecca. Great-Nonno of Noah, Joshua and Lilah. Predeceased by his grandson Layne. He will be sadly missed by his brother, sister and many nieces and nephews.
Gaetano spent a lot of time outdoors tending to his garden and loved making his homemade wine. Above all else he loved his family and enjoyed spending time with them.
Donations to the Timmins and District Hospital Foundation will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
A Funeral Service will be held at St. Joachim’s Parish on Wednesday November 9th, 2016 at 11:00 A.M.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday November 8th, 2016 from 2:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. & 7:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. at Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, and (705)235-2900

 
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In Loving Memory of

BOUGIE,  Aime

September 13th, 1929 – November 6th, 2016

Passed away peacefully at home.  Survived by his loving wife of 60 years Doris, his children Linda (Arnold), Norman (Jo-Anne), Janet (Henri), Gary (Pauline), Stephen, Amy (Kenny), Sharlene (Nate), grandchildren Tiffany (Ken), Shaun (Stephanie) Tyler, Melissa (Sam), Danny (Sabrina), Jennifer (Alex), Drew (Vicky), Jessica, Samantha (Dillon), Rebecca (Zack), Logan, Sydney, and great grandchildren Katana, Isabella, Brooke-Lynne, Ashlynne, Ryannah, Kalina, Alexis, Derek, Blake, Owen, Kaydence, Ryder, Austin, Erica and Mia.

He was survived by his siblings Aurèle (Murielle), Lina, Pauline (Real), Jeannette, Andrea, Robert (Micheline), Denise (Francois), Mariette, brother-in-law Bruce (Fran) Cunningham, sister-in-law Grace Venne and many nieces and nephews.

Aime was predeceased by his parents Alfred and Marguerite Bougie, his brother Jean-Paul, his sister Reina and his infant son in 1964.

Donations made to the charity of your choice would be gratefully acknowledged by the family.

 

 A private family service will be held at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900.

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In Loving Memory of
Walter Peter Tadej
March 2nd, 1934 – October 12th, 2016


It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of Walter on Wednesday October 12th, 2016 at the age of 82 years. He was predeceased by his parents Mary & Zivko Tadej, his sister Alma Tadej and his cousin Steven. He is survived by his cousin Mary (late Steve) Kokotec and her children William and Barbara Kokotec. Walter will also be missed by many  Tadej cousins living in Croatia. He will be fondly remembered by Mary (late Bob) Smith and her children Penny (Gerard) Paquette, Rob (Carole) Smith. Walter had a very special relationship with Mary’s grandchildren Matthew (Melissa) Paquette, Paul (Taylor) Paquette, Greg Paquette, David Paquette and Robbie Smith Jr. He will be greatly missed by his many friends & co-workers he’s made throughout his life.
Walter was born in Kirkland Lake, Ontario and moved to Schumacher at the age of 3. He then at the age of 5 moved to South Porcupine with his family and they opened Star Grocery. Star Grocery on Crawford Street served the community for 45 years. Walter worked in Winnipeg, Manitoba on the pipelines after his graduation for 5 years. Of which after he then returned to help his parents with the family operation and made South Porcupine his home. He was a proud South Porcupine Legion Member of Branch #287 who enjoyed socializing with friends at the bar and at the Airport Hotel. Walter enjoyed curling and was a member of both the Dome & the McIntyre Curling Clubs. He spent many weekends out of town attending Bonspiels.
A very special thank you to Mary Smith who was always there to help and lend a hand to Walter. The family would also like to show their heartfelt gratitude to Dr. Oliver for all his sincere concern and care given to Walter.
Donations will be gratefully acknowledged by the family to the Diabetes Association or the Canadian Cancer Society.
A Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Monday October 17th, 2016 at Stinson Funeral Home.
The family will receive friends from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M on Sunday October 16th, 2016 at Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE (705)235-2900




 
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It is with great sadness that the family of Minerva Viola Myllymaki (nee Maki) announces her passing on Wednesday, October 5, 2016.  She passed away peacefully in her 88th year with family by her side after suffering from a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease.  She was predeceased by her beloved husband, Esko Myllymaki, her son, Allan Myllymaki, her father, Eemili Maki, and her mother, Emma Maki (nee Hanninen).  She will be forever missed by her son Les Myllymaki (Andrea Simpson) and former daughter-in-law Carolyn Dean.  She was a cherished Grandmother to Dylan Myllymaki (Krystle), Sarah Myllymaki (Nathan Cloet), Jessica Myllymaki (Hunter Tremblay), and Tanner Myllymaki.  She also leaves behind her great granddaughters Finley Cloet and Madison Myllymaki.  Minerva will always be remembered as a caring and nurturing person who loved her grandchildren deeply.  She worked as a medical secretary for over 20 years and loved painting, gardening and animals.  There will be no visitation or funeral.  Cremation has taken place and interment will take place at Tisdale Cemetery at a later date.  The family would like to thank the staff of the Gillies Unit at Extendicare Timmins who cared for her for the past 5 years.  Memorial donations may be made to the Timmins Humane Society. 
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org






 
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In Loving Memory- Kyle William LecuyerBorn on August 3, 2008 and passed away on September 28, 2016 at Sick Kids Hospital in Toronto after a five-year battle with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia.  Kyle is the cherished and much loved son of Joey and Shanna Lecuyer (nee Mask) and best friend and big brother to Carter. Kyle was very strongminded and he knew if he wasn’t getting his way, he just had to smile and blink his big blue eyes to change your mind.  He often used his puppy dog eyes on his mom and his pouty lips on his dad. He was known for his big smiles and infectious laughter.  He charmed everyone he met with his big heart, sense of humour and witty comments.  Holidays and special occasions were important to him—as he loved decorations, baking theme cakes, and spending time with family and friends.  He was always thoughtful and had kind and caring words for others. During his short life, he inspired so many people with his strong will and determination.  He loved to tease his family and friends—and would play tricks on others with the help of his dad.  Kyle was wise beyond his years and was known to many as an “old soul”.  You had to be careful what you promised Kyle because he would never forget anything.  He had an incredible memory and it always surprised us of the places and things he remembered.  He was comforted by his fuzzy blankets and stuffed animals—and there were lots!!  He spent his spare time playing on the beach at Nellie Lake, riding on the 4-wheeler, going for picnics, and collecting girlfriends everywhere he went.  His latest obsession was building Lego with his mom, but he still loved his arts & crafts.  Kyle was the beloved grandson to Grace (late William) Mask and Joseph and Marian Lecuyer.  Adored great grandson to Russell and Bessie Lauay. Dear nephew to David(Melanie) Lecuyer and Matthew (Jessica) Mask. Playmate to his cousins Cadence & Harper Lecuyer, and Trista, Jenna & Kayla Mask.  He had a special place in his heart for his Sick Kids & Golden Avenue Public School family. Please consider donating in Kyle’s memory to Ronald McDonald House Toronto, Northern Ontario Families of Children with Cancer, Camp Quality or Sick Kids Hospital. The family will receive friends at Stinson Funeral Home from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00p.m. on Monday October 3rd, 2016. In memory of Kyle, we would like to invite you to wear clothing in Kyle’s favourite colour of blue (like his eyes) or honour his love for superheroes, Ninja Turtles, Star Wars, and Lego, by wearing clothing and/or memorabilia to commemorate him (i.e. jewellery, t-shirts, hats, etc).  A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00a.m. on Tuesday October 4th at Stinson Funeral Home 100 Bruce Ave., South Porcupine (705) 235-2900


 
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In Loving Memory of
Evelyn Hayes
 
1923-2014

Evelyn’s passing had taken place on November 1st, 2014. As per her wishes cremation had taken place at that time. The family has arranged for a graveside service to be held at Whitney Cemetery on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. with Father Marcel Bruneau officiating.  All those who knew Evelyn Hayes are welcome to attend.  Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home at 100 Bruce Avenue, South Porcupine, (705) 235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org

 
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 In Loving Memory of
Keiski, Arvo Kalevi
1924-2016


Kalevi  has gone to heaven. He left us on Sunday September 4th, to join the love of his life Elsa (2013). He was predeceased by his parents Kaarlo and Aina, and brothers Keijo and Kauko. He was the dear father of Reijo (Virginia) and loving Pappa to Michelle and Carrie-Lynn. Danielle Trottier, mother of Michelle and Carrie-Lynn, will miss Pappa greatly. Kalevi was sincere and very caring. He was an incredibly resilient man who endured many challenges throughout his long life including participating in the Winter War, working as a logger in the endless forests of Northern Ontario and recovering from a bus accident that almost claimed his life in the 1970s; he was the epitome of the Finnish concept of ‘sisu’. Kalevi was a true gentleman who ALWAYS dressed in collared shirts and pressed pants. He devoted his life to his family. His two granddaughters were his pride and joy. Kalevi loved nature and the great outdoors. The family cottage was his ‘heaven-on-earth’. He enjoyed numerous trips to his homeland, Finland. Kalevi will be greatly missed by his relatives and friends in Canada, Finland and Australia. As per Kalevi’s wishes, direct cremation has taken place. All arrangements are entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, (705)235-2900, in SOUTH PORCUPINE, www.stinsonfuneralhome.org. No visitation or service will be held. A private family burial will be held at a later date.

“He will always remain in our hearts and memories”
 
Donations in lieu of flowers  to the Golden Manor, the Timmins and District Hospital or a charity of your choice, through Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, South Porcupine, ON, P0N 1H0 will be gratefully acknowledged by the family. Kalevi and his family would like to sincerely thank all of the people who made his life’s journey special. Thank you to friends and family. Thank you to Timmins and District Hospital. Kalevi and his family would like to send their profuse gratitude to all of the staff at the Golden Manor and Dr. Auger. And a special thank you to all of the staff on East 2, who made Kalevi’s years there very fulfilling and comfortable. They took wonderful care of Kalevi and Elsa during their time at the Manor. Kalevi held each and every one of you close to his heart!



 
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In Loving Memory of
Roy Jenkin
1926-2016

 
It is with heavy hearts that the family of Roy (George) Jenkin announces his passing on August 29, 2016 in his 90th year.  Roy was predeceased by the love of his life, Lois (2007) and his parents George and Dolly Jenkin.  He leaves behind his children: Peter (Linda), David, and Ann and his grandchildren Chad and Ryan Petepiece.  Roy was a retired teacher who taught many years for the Timmins Board of Education (Central Public School and R. Ross Beattie).  In his younger years he was an athlete, enjoying hockey and swimming and in his later years was an avid golfer.  He enjoyed many summers in the outdoors fishing, camping and travelling.  Many winters saw he and Lois basking on the Caribbean beaches.  Roy loved his family; loved to bargain; and loved to travel around Timmins on his scooter in his red plaid jacket.  Fiercely independent to the very end, he left this world as he wanted-at home, peacefully, in his sleep.  The family would like to thank the members of Bayshore and CCAC for their kindness and support.  A heartfelt thank you to Dr. Judy Gilles for her consideration and ability to understand and honour Roy’s wishes.  As per his wishes, direct cremation has taken place.  No visitation or service will be held.
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org




 
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In Loving Memory of
Soren Skov
1965-2016

The family announces with sorrow the passing of Soren Skov at the age of 51 years. He leaves behind his loving daughters Isabelle & Elizabeth and their mother Manon Laporte. Cherished grandfather of Zoé and C.J. Fortin. Devoted son of Cecile Skov (Jim Moulton) and brother of Lorie Skov (Louis Paquin). Soren will be sadly missed by his nephews Andrew, Austin & Alex Fudge, his special friend Jim Nault and his feline companion Dakota. He was predeceased by his father Edward Skov.
Soren was very generous, and devoted his time to helping others. He was a hard worker and avid Dodge fan, but above all he adored his family and grandchildren.
Donations to a charity of your choice will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
The family will receive friends from 1:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M. on Thursday August 25th, 2016 at Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org




 
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In Loving Memory of
Larose, Clément Émile

It is with great sadness the family announces his passing on Thursday August 18th, 2016 at the Timmins and District Hospital. Beloved husband of Estelle (née Gratton). Loving father of Louise, Richard, and Robert Larose. Cherished grandfather of  Darren (Cristy) Gattesco and Whitney Gattesco (Roni El-Haddad), Auburn Larose (Chantal Vallis), Taylor (Rachel) Larose, Samantha Larose (Kyle Hockley). Great-grandfather of Victoria and Lexis Gattesco. He leaves behind his brother Gilles (Ghyslaine) Larose. Clément was predeceased by his brother Jean-Guy Larose.
Clem was a proud tailor for many years and spent the last several years working from home, with his cat Jigger by his side. He enjoyed going for coffee with the Tim Hortons’ gang, as well as a cool beer with friends at the Legion. Throughout his life he loved the outdoors, including hunting and fishing with his son. Grilling a good steak on the BBQ while smoking his cigar was a favourite summertime activity spent with his family. 
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Timmins and District Hospital or the Timmins Humane Society and will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
A Memorial service will be held at 2:00 P.M at Stinson Funeral Home on Monday August 22nd, 2016.
The family will receive friends from 1:00 P.M.  to 2:00 P.M. prior to the service at Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org






 
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In Loving Memory of

Gattesco, Lisa Tamara (nee Howard) - 1976 – 2016

 The family announces with great sorrow her unexpected passing Thursday August 11, 2016 at the age of 40 years. Dedicated and loving mother of Jackson and James Gattesco. Beloved daughter of Regina Burns.  Dear sister of Beverly (Joe Lawrence), Stephen (Nancy), and Tracy (Dave McGrath) and step-sister of Sean Burns (Tamara Hadath) and Tracy Levesque .  Loving aunt of Marissa, Kyle, Marina, Violet, Shane, Sarah & Patrick. She will be sadly missed by Dean Gattesco, and his parents Rose Onucki (Dean) and Richard Gattesco (Sharon), sister Ashley Shepherd (Kendyl) and brother Blake Gattesco and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Predeceased by her father Ronald Howard (1990) and her sister Laureen Howard (2015).  Lisa loved the outdoors, especially the beach; and spent as much time as she could outside with her boys.   Lisa had many friends who enjoyed her zest for life and beautiful smile and will be truly missed by all. Remembrance donations in memory of Lisa will be graciously received through the funeral home towards her sons’ education. The family will receive friends on Friday August 19th, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at STINSON FUNERAL HOME, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE  followed by the service.  A reception will be held at the Airport Hotel in South Porcupine, after the service.





 
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In Loving Memory of
Diane Johann (née Lavictoire) Beland
1959-2016

The family announces with deep sadness the passing of Diane at home surrounded by her family and closest friends on Thursday August 11th, 2016.  She was cherished and loved by her husband Richard and her son Shawn (Kim) Beland. Diane was a devoted and proud grandmother of Kayley and Breann who were the loves of her life. She will be sorely missed by her parents Rene & Fleurette Lavictoire, sister Paulette (Gary) Cashmore, brother Daniel, nephews Jason (Selena) Cashmore, Daryl Cashmore (Shelby) and many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. She is survived by her mother-in-law Beatrice Beland (Ron), sisters-in-law Brenda Beland, Diane Beland (Jim), Nicole Beland, Anne Beland (Dave) and her brother–in–law Ron (Marcie) Beland. Diane was predeceased by her father-in-law Edgar Beland. She will be truly missed by her best friends Nancy and Lise who spent her last days with her keeping her comfortable. Diane loved animals especially her chocolate lab Taz who predeceased her.
Diane worked at Extendicare for 26 years and loved her job and considered the staff & residents at Timmins Extendicare her second family.
The family would love to express their gratitude to the staff from CCAC, Vital Air and Bayshore.  A very special thank you to Marnie Chisholm from CCAC and Amy Lafleur from Bayshore for all the care and support they gave to Diane and the family.
Donations to the Timmins Humane Society will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
A Memorial Mass will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Friday August 19th, 2016 at Paroisse Notre Dame De La Paix, 288 Commercial Avenue, Timmins.
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900 www.stinsonfunerahome.org



 
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In Loving Memory of
Damien Joseph Rochon
March 11th, 1931 – July 28th, 2016

Born March 11th, 1931 in Gogama to Hermenegilde and Colombe Rochon. Loving father of Lorraine (Jim) Smiley, Suzanne Laughton, Daniel (Joanne) Rochon, Richard (Sylvie) Rochon, Amanda Russo and the late Claire Bouchard. He is survived by the mother of his children Alice Lachance and he is also survived by his long-time companion Mabel Naveau, his aunt Annette Belair and by his extended family Shelly Naveau, Mark Naveau, Cheryl Payette,  Sheila Naveau and Steph Leblanc. Damien leaves behind 15 grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. He will be sadly missed by his sisters Marie-Lou (late Clement) Aubin, Mercedes, Rejeanne (Wayne) Baker, Barbara (Jack) Ingram as well as his brothers Rejean, Yvon (Irene) and Claude (Bonnie) and his great friend Neil O’Connor. He was predeceased by his siblings Ron, Marie (Late Neil) Derkson, Rita (late Larry) Guindon, Yollande Seguin/Dube (late Leo), O’Neil (Anita) and Vivian (late Maurice) Quenel. Damien will be sadly missed by his four-legged faithful companion Pork Chop.
Dad was a true lover of our natural resources and a wildlife advocate. Throughout our lives he took in orphaned animals. He had trained ravens, lynx, beavers, squirrels and even a baby skunk. Dad was a great story teller and later became a prospector who found a large uranium deposit which bears his name to this day. He also enjoyed fishing, bee keeping, gardening, reading and trapping which he passed down to his sons and grandson.
He will forever be in our hearts.
Donations made to the Alzheimer’s society or the Spruce Hill Lodge will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
At Damien’s request cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Life will be held on August 17th, 2016 from 1:00p.m. to 3:00p.m. at Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, South Porcupine, (705)235-2900





 
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In Loving Memory of

Mills Tom

1952-2016

With sorrowful hearts the family announces his passing at home on July 28th, 2016. Beloved husband of wife Kathryn and loving father of Jonathan & TJ.

Tom was predeceased by his father and mother Wilfred & Christine Mills and by his siblings George Mills, Lloyd Mills, Micheline Galgay and brothers-in-law Kevin Galgay, Reg Peart and sister-in-law Janet Mills. He is survived by his brothers Richard (Jolene) Mills, Ken Mills, Charles Mills, Gordon (Bev) Mills, his sisters-in-law Joanne Peart & Emma Mills, as well as his numerous nieces & nephews.   

A special blessing to Willie (Margaret) Dubeau, Leo (Marissa) Lafleur, Sharon Konig for faithfully visiting their friend and Gail Kittmer for her faithful prayers. The family would like to thank Pastor Brynn Carson and all the members of the Porcupine United Church for their prayers, their support and many kindnesses. Thank you to Dr. Vaithilingam & all the doctors, nurses and ambulance attendants who always took such good care of Tom. The family is grateful to CCAC and Pauline from Care Partners for all the exceptional care given to Tom.

As per his wishes cremation has taken place.

Donations to a charity of your choice will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.

 A Memorial Service will be held at Porcupine United Church 122 Queen Street on Wednesday August 3rd, 2016 at 11:30 A.M. with Reverend Brynn Carson officiating. A light lunch will follow the Memorial Service.

Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org



 

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In Loving Memory of
MUSKOVAC, Nick
May 15, 1952 – July 25, 2016

 It is with very heavy hearts that the family announces the passing of this amazing husband, father and grandfather on Monday, July 25, 2016 at Timmins and District Hospital. Beloved and devoted husband of 42 years to his best friend and soulmate, Zorica. Cherished father of Nancy Kreiner of Barrie and her former spouse, Matthew Kreiner and Miko Muskovac and his wife, Chantal of Timmins. Proud and loving Deda of Samantha and Sarah Kreiner and Jakob Muskovac. Nick will forever be remembered and loved by his sister, Dragica Zuzic and her husband, Steve of Timmins, his sister, Marica Jezerinac and her husband, Drago of Croatia, his sister-in-law, Ankica Bradica of Croatia, his sister-in-law, Marijana Devcic and her husband, Franje of Croatia and their families.  Nick also leaves behind numerous nieces and nephews: Nancy Zuzic and her husband, Wes of Calgary and their children, Georgia and Spencer, Ivana Ljubanovic and her husband, Kristijan of Croatia and their son, Luka, Ivica Jezerinac and his wife, Natalija of Croatia and their son, Vito and his cousins David and Cheryl-Ann Dobson, both of Timmins.  Nick was predeceased by his loving parents, Drago and Jelica Muskovac, his in-laws, Josip and Marija Bucar, his brothers-in-law, Josip Bucar and Josip Bradica and his cousin, Michael Dobson.  Nick will always be missed by his best friend and “bratko”, Mijatek Woloszyn and his wife, Wladislawa as well as many relatives and friends in both Canada and Croatia.  Nick was born and raised in Konjaric Vrh, a small village in Croatia.  In 1973, Nick set his sights on coming to Canada with his fiancée, Zorica to make a better life for themselves, and together, they did exactly that.  Nick was proud to call Timmins his home and was successful in any endeavour he undertook.  Always a handyman at heart, Nick’s passion for building and fixing things, along with his tireless work ethic, allowed him to make a career in construction and maintenance until his retirement 10 years ago.  Nick was an outgoing and gentle soul who always showed kindness and generosity to all who crossed his path.  Above all, he loved spending time with his family - especially his grandchildren – who were his absolute pride and joy.  The family would like thank all of the nurses in the Dialysis Department at TDH for all of your kindness and care during Nick’s time there.  Abiding by Nick’s wishes, there will be no visitation. A Memorial Mass will be held at 11 A.M. on Friday, July 29th, 2016 at St. Anthony’s Cathedral (Fr. Lapalme officiating). In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations are to be made in Nick’s memory to Timmins and District Hospital Foundation or the Kidney Foundation of Canada.
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org





 
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In Loving Memory of

Lorrina Johnston (1940 - 2016)

Lorrina Johnston (née Gagnon) passed away peacefully with her family by her side at Extendicare Timmins on July 18, 2016.

Lorrina is survived by her children Erick, April (Mike Schneider), Norma (Richard Chamberlain), Brent (Atsuko Matsushima), Marck (Alison Gorbould), her grandchildren Corey, Jamie, Hannah, Quentin and Aidan, brother Howard Gagnon (Louise), sister BettyAnn Dubroy (John). She will be missed by her partner Louis King, lifelong friend and sister-in-law Joan Johnston, and her very special friends Flo O'Malley and Rose Varin.  Also survived by sister-in-law Barbara Johnston as well as several nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by her husband Wendell, her parents Laud and Irene Gagnon, her precious sister Norma and by her childhood friend Evelyn Williams.

At this time, the family would like to thank the entire staff of Extendicare Timmins for the wonderful care and kindness extended to Lorrina and her family.

Donations to Parkinsons Canada will be gratefully acknowledged by the family,

Cremation has taken place. A private family service will be held.

Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org




 

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In Loving Memory of
Theresa Zanatta
1960-2016
Theresa passed away peacefully after a brave and enduring struggle with cancer on the 6th of July, 2016 at the Princess Margaret Hospital at the age of 56 years. Beloved mother of Andrea Diana Boza Zanatta of Barcelona, Spain. Cherished daughter of Richard and the late Diane Dukovac. Dear sister of Anne-Marie Zanatta of Barcelona, Spain and Michael (Diane) Zanatta of Sault Ste. Marie. Loving Aunt of Nathan Lloyd (Jessie) and Angela Elizabeth Zanatta, Cristina Diana de Borja Zanatta, Maria Del Mar and Laura de Borja. She will be greatly missed by her closest friend Leah.
Theresa was born in Sault Ste. Marie,  and then became a resident of South Porcupine. She attended St. Joseph, St. Theresa and then O’Gorman High School. She became a teacher where she moved to Barcelona, Spain teaching English as a second language. She published books on Teaching English as a Second Language and travelled the world giving seminars. As a dedicated professional she touched the lives of many.
Donations to St. Joachim’s Parish Memorial Fund or the Canadian Cancer Society will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 A.M on Monday July 11th, 2016 at Stinson Funeral Home.The family will receive friends from 10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. prior to the Funeral Service at Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705) 235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org





 
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DOUGLAS, VIOLA – AUGUST 1, 1937 – JULY 3, 2016 – The Family announces with great sorrow the passing of Vi Douglas at her residence in Midland, Ontario on July 3, 2016. Predeceased by her beloved husband William (Bill) Douglas in 2009, her parents Jalmar and Irene and her sister Shirley. Loving mother to Chris (Rhonda) and Steve (Ashleigh). Dear grandmother to Victoria, Aidan, Stephanie, Preston and little Jessica. She will be greatly missed by her sister Helen and her husband Jim Moore, her brother Oliver Maki, and nieces and nephews Bob and Sylvie, Karen and Rick, Doug and Sheila, Kelly and Adrian, Billy and Susan, Kelly Anne and Jamie, Brooke and Austin, as well as numerous grand nieces and nephews. tireless advocate for Health Care in Timmins and the surrounding area, Vi retired as CEO of Porcupine General Hospital in 1994 following the completion of the new Chronic Care Wing of the hospital and amalgamation into the new Timmins and District Hospital. Upon closure of Porcupine General in 1996, she and several other volunteers founded Dome Porcupine Transitional Living Centre, preserving the old hospital site, which transformed into Spruce Hill Lodge, an independent living centre in South Porcupine for seniors which currently houses over 50 seniors. Donations in lieu of flowers can be made in her honour to either Spruce Hill Lodge or The Alzheimer Society of Canada.

The family will receive friends at Stinson Funeral Home on Saturday July 9th, 2016 from 11:00a.m. until 1:00p.m. The visitation will be followed by a Memorial Service at 1:00 at Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Ave., South Porcupine (705) 235-2900

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In Loving Memory of
Holm, Kielo
1936-2016

 
Kielo passed away peacefully at Timmins & District Hospital on June 15th, 2016. Beloved wife of Ralph. Loving mother of Bill (Louise) Holm, Wendy (Tim) Mahon and the late Doug Holm.
Cherished grandmother of Darren (Lisa) Mahon, Genevieve (Derek) Reid, Kiefer and Kiela Holm.
She leaves behind one precious great-grandchild Mckinley Mahon. She is survived by many nieces & nephews.
She was predeceased by her parents William and Tyyne Barks and her sister-in-law Helen Joupilla.
Kielo’s many hobbies included knitting, crocheting, sewing and cooking. Above all she loved her family and spending time with them.
Donations to Canadian Cancer Society or TDH Foundation will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
As per her wishes cremation has taken place.
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705) 235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org

 
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In Loving Memory of

Marguerite Pulice (née DelGuidice)

1924-2016

 

Marguerite passed away while surrounded by her loving family at the Timmins Extendicare on Tuesday June 14th, 2016.

Beloved wife the the late Rocco *1999. Loving mother of Gina (late Gary) Tonelli,

Marlene (late Frank) Sinopoli John (Helen) Pulice, Gary (Suzanne) Pulice, Judy Marchildon (Dan Mitchell), Lisa (Stan) Rabski and the late Loretta Dunn-Pulice.

She will be sadly missed by her brother Fr. Edouard DelGuidice, her sister-in-law Lucie, her cherished grandchildren, great-granchildren, her godson Larry Sutton and all her special friends at the Extendicare. Marguerite was predeceased by her parents Nunzio and Thérèse DelGuidice and her siblings Nunzio (Annette), Lucien (Rita), Antonio, Soeur Thérèse, Joseph, and Rita (Frank) Pesdirz.

Donations to the South Porcupine Food Bank, Timmins & District Hospital Foundation or the charity of your choice will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.

The family would like to send a heartfelt thank you to Dr. Vaithilingam and Dr. DiTullio for all the wonderful care that was given to their mother. It is difficult to find the words to express how truly grateful our family feels towards all of the wonderful Personal Support Workers and staff that always went above and beyond for mom. They truly made her feel like the special person she was.

A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday June 18th, 2016 at Paroisse St. Joachim’s.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. on Friday June 17th, 2016 at Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org

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In Loving Memory of
Yvonne Bertrand
1920-2015

The family announces with great sorrow the passing of Yvonne Bertrand at the Golden Manor on December 16th, 2015 at the age of 95 years. Beloved wife of the late Edward Bertrand. Yvonne leaves behind her loving children, Carlene (John) Ruddell, Gerard (Pirkko) Bertrand, Lucien Bertrand (Anny), Maurice (Michelle) Bertrand, Marianne (John) Jones, Linda (Greg) Krankovich and her daughter – in – law Nancy Bertrand. She was predeceased by her children Cecile Lefebvre, Silvio, Norman, & Raymond Bertrand and her daughter-in- law Suzanne Bertrand. Yvonne was a devoted grandmother to Donald Lefebvre (Michelle), Raymond Lefebvre, Gisele James (Bradley), Anita Lefebvre (George), Debbie Lefebvre, Raychel Lefebvre (Dan), Chris Bertrand (Gina), Lyster Bertrand, Deanna-Lee Johnson (Chris), Norman Bertrand, Anne-Marie Roy (Tyson), Paul Bertrand (Stephanie), Wayne Bertrand (Karen), Lori Mahon (Brad), Lindsay Bonhomme (JV), Sara Bertrand (Stephane), Rosie Collins (Kevin), Megan Cunnigham (Tom), Ryan Jones, Adam Jones, Natasha Roberts (Dino), and Tanya Drew (Corey). Cherished great-grandmother of 33 and great-great grandmother of 8.Yvonne will be sadly missed by many nieces & nephews and by her dear friends Emily & Larry Boisvert and Mrs. Peeken
Yvonne was born in Kitigan, Ontario. She later moved to Connaught before she settled in the Porcupine camp. She worked at Porcupine General Hospital as a cook for many years.
Her many hobbies included knitting, gardening, bowling, and sewing. Above all she loved her family and was a caregiver to many of her grandchildren throughout the years.
A heartfelt thank you from the family to all the staff of East Wing 1 at Golden Manor for taking such great care of their mother.
Donations to the Connaught Community Association Playground Fundraiser will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday June 18th, 2016 at Stinson Funeral Home.
The family will receive friends from 7:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. on Friday June 17th, 2016 at Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org

 
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In Loving Memory of

Rita Bigeau (née Lagrange)

Passed away at the Caressant Care in Cobden Ontario on June 9th, 2016 at the age of 92.

Beloved wife of the late Eddie Bigeau. Loving mother of René (Hope), Edgar (Ghislaine) and the late Jack (Patsy of Newfoundland). She will be sadly missed by her siblings Yvonne and Blanche. Rita was predeceased by her parents Siméon and Léda (née Vallières) and her siblings Camille, Bertrande, Laurence, Bernadette, Lionel and Rolande.

She leaves behind 8 grandchildren, and many great grandchildren including one on the way.

Donations made to the Alzheimer’s Society will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.

A Funeral Service will be held at Paroisse St. Joachim’s Parish on Monday June 13th, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. The family will receive friends on Sunday June 12th, 2016 from 7:00p.m. to 9:00p.m at Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE (705)-235-2900

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In Loving Memory of
DAVID, Emile
1925 – 2015

 
 Passed away while surrounded by his loving family on Sunday December 27th, 2015. Predeceased by Therese, his beloved wife of 64 years. Loving father of Mike (Fran) David, Lise (Jim) Wilder, Sylvia (Cliff) David, George (Cindy) David and the late Suzanne Bertrand. Proud and devoted Pépère of Wayne (Karen) Bertrand, Lori (Brad) Mahon, Ashley (Chris) MacInnes, Paul David, David (Jennifer) Wilder, Shawn (Amanda) Wilder, Julie David and Allison David. Great-grandfather of Zander & Sophie Bertrand, Cheyanne, Caleb & Aiden Wilder,Wesley David, Radford MacInnes and Noah Wilder. He will be sadly missed by his sister Cécile Drapeau, his son-in-law Lucien Bertrand (Anny), Marie-Anne David, Donald and Cecile Morin and Aurore Mason.
Emile and Therese built their family home in Barber’s Bay where they lived for 45 years. In his earlier years, he held many different jobs in the forestry industry and was later employed by Superior Propane. A man who puttered till the end, he embraced tradition and was fascinated by technology.  If Emile couldn’t fix it, it likely wasn’t broken.  He adored the outdoors and some of his favourite hobbies included camping, fishing and sledding, as well as darts and cards.  A very generous man, he was the first to volunteer and left us having given much more than he ever received. Above all, Emile loved his family and was happiest at family gatherings and celebrations. He will forever be in our hearts.
Our family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to all the compassionate Medical B staff at Timmins and District Hospital for taking such great care of our father. Donations to the Alzheimer's Society or Connaught Community Playground Fund will be gratefully appreciated by the family.
A Memorial Service to celebrate Emile’s life will be held at Stinson Funeral Home on Saturday June 4th, 2016 at 11:00 A.M.; immediately followed by the interment at McIntosh Springs.
 The family will welcome friends on Friday June 3rd, 2016 from 2:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. and 7:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. at Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705) 235-2900.

 
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In Loving Memory of 

 Moreau, Edward 

1963-2016 

 

The family announces with deep sorrow his unexpected death on May 22nd, 2016 at the age of 53 years.  

Survived by his loving partner Irma Martel and her children Sabrina (Robert Ecker), Christopher Martel (Sarah Lafrenière). Grandfather of Arthur & Bailey VanDeKraats and Kayden Martel.He will be sadly missed by his mother Dorothea (Late Euclide Moreau), his siblings Lorenzo/Rennie Moreau, Rollanda/Cookie (John Stosur), Pamela (Ralph Tompkins), Lorraine (Emile Brazeau), Madeline (Blair Mathieu), Catherine (Eric Larsen), Thomas Moreau (Christine Caron), Jo-Anne (Norman Bougie),Therese/Terry (Maurice Allard),  and David Moreau (Pam Last). Ed leaves behind his brother-in-law Pentti (Susan) Tegelberg and their daughter Laura Tegelberg. 

This sudden loss will be deeply felt by many nieces, nephews, cousins as well as countless friends and neighbours. 

Edward was a man of many trades, a handyman and he loved anything electronic like computers and two-way radios. He would help anyone who needed help which was most of his neighbours and especially his mother. 

 

Donations to a charity of your choice will be gratefully acknowledged by the family. 

 

A Visitation and Celebration of Life will be held from 1:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M on Thursday June 2nd, 2016 at Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org

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 In Loving Memory of
Mark Ian Letang
November 7th, 1974 – May 20th, 2016


The family announces with sorrow Mark’s unexpected passing on May 20th, 2016. He is survived by his girlfriend Shauna Coughlin. Beloved son of Nancy & Joe Harry. Cherished brother of Angel (Mark) St-Amour, Tonya (Dan) McNamara, and Mark Harry.  Mark was predeceased by his loving daughter Katelynn in 2008, his father Sonny in 2007 and his brother Michael in 2004. Mark was given by his family the nickname “rough around the edges.” He will be missed by many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. He will be sadly missed by his hunting & fishing buddies who spent many hours fishing on Porcupine Lake.
Mark truly loved all animals and rescued many throughout his life. He leaves behind his special cat companion Chance who loved him dearly. He was also rescued by Mark.
As per the family’s request (allergies), please do not send flowers, however donations to the Timmins Humane Society, condolences or artificial arrangements will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
A Visitation & Celebration of Life will be held on Wednesday June 1st, 2016 from 3:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. at Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705) 235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org






 
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In Loving Memory of
Lillian Bint
1928-2016

 
With the blessing of a life dedicated to others, her family announces her passing on Sunday, May 29th at the Golden Manor in Timmins at the age of 88.
Lillian was predeceased by her husband, of 50 years, Eddy in 1996.
She is survived by her two children, daughter Barbara Campbell (Joe) of Schumacher and son Frank of South Porcupine.
 Also, she is survived by her two beloved grandchildren, Brad Campbell (Claire) of Red Deer, Alberta and Brent Campbell (Janne) of Georgetown, Ontario. They were the love of her life.
 She was beloved great grandma to her great-grandchildren Mackenzie and Cameron Campbell of Red Deer and Gregory and Julia Campbell of Georgetown.
She was predeceased by her siblings, Russell, Willis, Merv Thom and Joyce Amendola. Lillian leaves behind numerous nephews and nieces.
Lillian was a kind, compassionate and loving person who loved, and lived life, to the fullest. Lillian was known for her ability to tell a good joke to lighten up people’s lives.
She loved to line dance, clog and was always ready to pack the suitcase and travel with her many friends. Her door was always open and she always had fresh baking to share with everyone. She was very involved in the community and always put others first at all times.
She will be missed by her many friends, and staff, at the Golden Manor in Timmins where she was always grateful for the care, and friendship, that she received.
The family would like to thank the many friends that took time to visit mom at the Golden Manor, particularly Diane Roy, who spent many joyful hours with her.
The family wishes to thank the, angels, at the Manor for the many years of loving care.
The family would also like to thank the many professional medical staff at Timmins and District Hospital for their care down through the years.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Golden Manor or the Timmins and District Hospital, which will be gratefully acknowledged by the family. A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday June 1st, at Stinson Funeral Home.
The family will receive friends from 2:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. and 7:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. on Tuesday May 31st, 2016 at Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org

 
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DONALDSON, Chester Irwin
 
1923 – 2016

 
With deep gratitude and loving memory of a life dedicated to the service of God, his family announces his passing at 11:53 pm, May 23, 2016.
 
As he was known to many people, “Mr. D” was the beloved husband of Marion (Perrott) for 69 years.  He is survived by his sister Fern of Manitoba, predeceased by Lillian and June of Manitoba and Melvin of Alberta. He will be fondly and lovingly missed by his seven children: Terry (Lois) of Toronto, Philip (Peggy) of Porcupine, Andrew (Wendy) of Geneva, Switzerland and Toronto, Janice (Eddy) Hannan of Laval, Stephen (Janet) of Peterborough, Virginia Lovering (David) of Toronto, and David (Diane) of Guelph.
 
He was loving grandfather to Meredith, Graeme, Jennifer, Mark, Andrea, Hilary, Patricia, Meghan, Andrew, Carolyn, Michelle, Christopher, Liisa, Stephanie, Matthew and Laurel, and 23 great grandchildren.
 
“Mr. D” was born in Bowsman, Manitoba on a homestead farm. As the second oldest of five children he worked hard on the farm and held various jobs to help support the family. During WW 2 he enlisted and was trained in the infantry then earned his wings as a paratrooper. The war in Europe ended when he was on leave before being deployed, and he received a discharge. He married Marion in 1947, and moved from Toronto to “the north.”
 
He and Marion were commissioned by Greenwood Bible Chapel, Toronto, as missionaries to Northern Ontario. His work included teaching and leading Brethren churches in Iroquois Falls, Matheson, Timmins and Bible Fellowship Assembly in South Porcupine. Together with Marion and some others, they founded a summer camp for kids, Northland Bible Camp in 1957 that is still in operation. In 1984 they established Harmony House, a Christian Bookstore in South Porcupine. Thousands of people from all over Ontario remember “Mr. D” because of these works.
 
Funeral arrangements:
Visitation. Friday, May 27. 7:00 – 9:00 pm at Bible Fellowship Assembly, Highway 101 E, Porcupine.
Funeral. Saturday, May 28. 11:00 am. Interment to follow for family
 
Arrangements are entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Ave., South Porcupine (705) 235-2900
 
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Chester Donaldson’s memory to Northland Bible Camp, Bible Fellowship Assembly, Golden Manor or a local charity of your choosing.






 
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In Loving Memory of
 
Robichaud, Albain Patrick
 
1931-2016
 
It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that the family announces the passing on May 13th, 2016 of Albain Patrick Robichaud, age 85 years at home with his family. He was predeceased by his wife of over 50 years Betty in 2008. He was known as the quiet, gentle, man. He leaves behind a huge hole in the hearts of his three children, Pat (Brenda) Robichaud, Kathy (Peter Cook), Jim (Lorrie) Robichaud.   Beloved grandchildren Jen (Steve), Robert (Alicia), Andrew, Amanda (Dan), Mason, Kyle who all loved their POPPA beyond words and all the treasured memories he left behind with them. Cherished great-granchildren Kiersten, Breanna Doré, Hailey & Lily Cook, Jordyn, Harper, Jade Gauthier. He will also be missed by his fury friends Adah and Ella who loved when they visited him and by many good long time neighbours he has known for a lifetime. A huge thank you to neighbours Chad & Amanda Cudmore for coming to help, words cannot thank you enough. Dad is now in the garage in the skies doing what he loved to do.
As per his wishes cremation has taken place. Donations to Parkinson Canada or Heart & Stroke Foundation will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org

 
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In Loving Memory of
 
McCHARLES, Mrs. Mary Doreen
 
 
The family announces with sorrow her passing on Thursday afternoon, May 05, 2016 at the Golden Manor, aged 69 years of Porcupine. Predeceased by her beloved husband Mr. Clayton McCharles.  Dear mother of Frank (wife Chantal) McCharles of Timmins, ON and Keith (wife Joan) McCharles of Winnipeg, MB. Treasured grandmother of Britney and Colin Allard. Cherished sister of the late Lloyd Emans of Toronto and Cindy Liscombe of Orillia.  Predeceased by her mother Jean Emans of Orillia, ON. She will be sadly missed by other brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces & nephews as well as several close friends. Mary was retired from Benjamins restaurant at the Porcupine Mall where she worked for many years. She was born in Porcupine, Ontario and enjoyed long walks and a good game of Euchre. Donations in lieu of flowers will be graciously received through the funeral home to the Canadian Alzheimer’s Society, the Porcupine Food Bank or the Timmins Humane Society and will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
 
 A Memorial Service to celebrate her life will be held at Stinson Funeral Home on Tuesday May 10, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. with Deacon Michel Neron officiating. Friends may pay their respects from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.  prior to the service at Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org

 
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In Loving Memory of
Donald Wilfred Critchley
1929-2016

The family announces with sorrow the peaceful passing of Don Critchley while surrounded by his family at the Sault Area Hospital in Sault Ste. Marie on Monday April 25th, 2016 in his 87th year. Beloved husband of the late Joy. Loving father of Hugh (Nancy) of Hay Lakes Alberta, Jeffrey (Sheila) of Sault Ste. Marie, Brenda (David) of Calgary Alberta, and Gordon (Noelle) of Toronto. He will be sadly missed by his loving friend Audrey.
Dear grandfather of Sterling, Bailey, Blaine, Jake, Luke, Kalen and Fergus.
Great grandfather of Ryder, Madden, Harper, Dylan, Taos, Huxely and 2 more on the way.
 
Dear brother of Rae Jobson, and Evelyn Pritchard, and brother-in-law of the late Jayne Hale (Doug) & Lillian Critchley, Leigh Tanton (late Evelyn). He will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews.
Don was predeceased by his mother Ellen (Nellie) in 1943, his father Hugh F. in 1946 and his brother George in 1984.
Don was born in Matheson, Ontario and had been a resident of Schumacher since 1950. He was employed by Tisdale, Whitney and the Timmins Board of Education for 35 years.
Don was a member of St. Chad’s Anglican Church in Schumacher. He was a charter member of the Aurum Lodge #704 and charter member of the Millennium Lodge W.D. He was a life member of the South Porcupine Lions club & life member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #287. Don was an honorary life member of the Northern Ontario Public School Principal’s Association and served as Rector’s Warden, People’s Warden and Treasurer for the St. Chad’s Anglican Church.
Don enjoyed many happy years with his family, grandchildren and friends at the family cottage on Ice Chest Lake and spent several enjoyable years hunting, fishing, travelling, curling and working in his workshop making clocks and furniture.
Donations to Timmins and District Hospital Foundation, St Paul’s Anglican Church or any charity of your choice will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
A Memorial Service will be held at St. Paul’s Anglican Church on Tuesday May 10th, 2016 at 3:00 P.M.
The family would like to invite friends to join them in celebrating Don’s life immediately following the Memorial Service for a Reception & Legion Service at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #287 from 4:00P.M. to 7:00 P.M. Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, (705) 235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org

 
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Celebration of life
for
POLESKY, Jean
(1923-2016)
The family of Jean Polesky would like to invite
all of her friends and neighbours to come and share your memories of Jean on Friday, May 6, 2016 from
12:00 noon to 3 p.m. upstairs at the Legion Hall, 46 Legion Drive, South Porcupine.
Donations to the Spruce Hill Lodge or charity of your choice will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org




 
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In Loving Memory of
Raymond Grondin
1957-2016

The family announces with sorrow the passing of Raymond at the Timmins and District Hospital on Monday April 25th, 2016 at the age of 58 years. He leaves behind his loving wife Lise, his cherished daughter Isabelle and step-son Gino. He was adored by his granddaughter Melody who will miss him dearly.
Raymond is survived by his brothers, Emile (Diane), Henri, Jean-Paul (Aline), Arcade (Cindy) and Maurice Grondin, brothers-in-law Ray Phoenix, Maurice Joseph and sister- in- law Gisele Grondin. He will be missed by many nieces & nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents Noella & Paul Emile Grondin, his siblings Madeline (late Raymond) Caouette, Alice Phoenix, Claudette Joseph, Aline & (late Joe) Gaudet, and Eloi Grondin.
Donations to the MS Society or Canadian Cancer Society will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org





 
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James McWhirter

1940-2016

It is with great sadness the family announces the passing of Jim at Timmins and District Hospital on April 21st, 2016 at the age of 76 years. He left us to join his beloved wife Myra. Loving father to Sherry (Harvey), Daryl, Lynn, James and the late Ricky. Cherished grandfather of Leigha, Jennifer and Thomas. Jim is survived by his sister Mary. He was predeceased by his parents William and Isabel (nee Graham) and by his siblings Don, Royce, Robert, Graham, and Evelyn. Beloved brother-in-law of John (Sue), Ida, Joan and Janet.  He will be sadly missed by Dawn and many nieces and nephews.

The family would like to send a special thank you to Dr. Paupst and the staff at the Timmins and District Hospital for their care and compassion.

A celebration of his life will be held on Tuesday April 26th, 2016 at 11:30 A.M. at the Grace Bible Chapel, 1037 MacLean Dr., Timmins

Donations to the Northland Bible Camp will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.

Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org

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In Loving Memory of
Tinney, Aaron Charles
 (January 20, 1993 - April 12, 2016)

 Aaron passed away peacefully at Timmins and District Hospital as a result of asthma complications.  Aaron is survived by his sister Shannon (Jason) Laroche and their children Ethyn and Emily, his sister Lindsay (Brandon) Thibeault and their children Griffin, Carly and Maddox and his brother Adam, his parents Greg and Leslie, his "G'ma" Linda Merritt, his uncle Doug in Timmins and uncle Mark (and family) in Alberta.
Although we will miss him for a time, we are grateful to know that families are eternal and that Aaron has been freed from those things which have limited his potential. Aaron has always had a tender heart beneath a tough exterior.  We recall how proud he was to tell us that he signed his organ donor card and we encourage all to consider doing the same.
The family expresses gratitude for the excellent care offered to Aaron and the family by the emergency responders, emergency department and the Intensive Care Unit personnel at the hospital. We sincerely thank all our friends and family for their thoughts, prayers, fasting and support during this time.  A special thank you to Mindy for her grace and dignity as Stinson Funeral Home has handled all arrangements.
Cremation has taken place and no funeral is planned but a luncheon for family and friends will be held on Saturday April 23rd at 11:00-1:00 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 500 Toke Street, Timmins.  All are welcome.  In lieu of flowers or donations, we ask that each person perform one act of service for another in Aaron's memory.
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, and (705 235-2900)




 
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 In Loving Memory of
Diann (née Emms) Gillett
1946-2016

 
The family announces with great sorrow her passing at the Timmins and District Hospital, on Saturday April 2nd, 2016 with her husband Ross by her side. Diann was predeceased by her parents Stanley and Velva Emms and sister Hazel. She will be fondly remembered by her sister Carolyn (Ron) O’Neil and brothers John (Polly), Stan (Angela) & Don (Gwen) and sister-in-law Joan (Don) Grabowski & brothers-in-law Blain (Heather) and David. She will also be remembered by her many nieces and nephews.
Diann and Ross enjoyed their trips down to Florida with their most recent trip five months ago. Diann appreciated the support given to her by Elaine, Yolle and Lucy over the years.
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org






 
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In Loving Memory of
Jean Polesky
1923-2016

The family announces with sorrow the passing of Jean at the Timmins Extendicare on Thursday March 31st, 2016 at the age of 92 years. Jean was predeceased by her loving husband Fred Polesky.
Beloved mother of Fred (Diane) Polesky of Terrace Bay, Ontario, Chester (Sharon) Polesky of Powassan, Ontario, Don (Elizabeth) Polesky of South Porcupine, Ontario, Diane (Jim) Andrews of South Porcupine, Ontario, Marion (late Kent) Clark of Thunder Bay. Cherished grandmother of 18 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren. Jean leaves behind her siblings Steve (Adelaine) Parcey of Pine River, Manitoba, Olga (late Jim) Keizer of South Porcupine, Ontario, Anne (Nick) Trofinuk of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan,Sylvia (late Joe) Kowal of Dauphin, Manitoba, Irene (late Ron) Burke of Balmertown, Ontario and her sister in law Nadia (late Adolphe) Parcey of Calgary, Alberta. Predeceased by her siblings Walter, Adolphe, Frank, Carole Dyson, and Orest Parcey and sister in laws Rose and Jean Parcey.
Jean was born in Sclater, Manitoba and moved to the Porcupine camp where she raised her family.  Jean was wonderful at crocheting & sewing and grew the most spectacular flower gardens. In her earlier years she enjoyed hunting and fishing with her husband, as well as picking berries and mushrooms with her family.
Donations to the Spruce Hill Lodge or charity of your choice will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
A Memorial Service will be held for Jean on May 6th, 2016, 11:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. at the South Porcupine Legion.
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, and (705)235-2900
www.stinsonfuneralhome.org

 
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In Loving Memory of
Rene Albert Bertrand
November 23rd, 1945 – March 11th, 2016

 
The family announces with sorrow the passing of Rene on March 11th, 2016 at the age of 70 years. He leaves behind his beloved wife Satu (née Vierimaa) Bertrand of 38 years and his loving son Allan (Melanie) Bellemare. Cherished and devoted grandfather of Maija and Zoe. He will be dearly missed by his siblings Margaret, Claudette (John), Michelle (Kevin), Jeannine (Ron), Dennis, Pat (Fran), Dick (Cris) and many nieces & nephews.
Rene was predeceased by his parents Albert & Esther Bertrand and his brother Charlie.
A very special thank you to CCAC for all their care and compassion.
Donations to the Daffodil Terrace Lodge will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
A Memorial Service will be held at Stinson Funeral Home at 11:00 A.M. on April 2nd, 2016. Friends may pay their respect one hour prior to the service at Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, South Porcupine, (705)235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org






 
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In Loving Memory of
1955-2016
MACK, James Alvin Edwin

It is with great sorrow the family announces his sudden passing on March 19th, 2016 at the age of 60. Jim is survived by his loving wife Sandra and his children Jeff Mack and Jessie Mack (Shawn Hansen). He will be sadly missed by his granddaughters Jaydan Lavictoire and Kylie Hansen and upcoming grandchild. Jim was a longtime South Porcupine resident born June 17th, 1955. Predeceased by his parents Edwin and Edna Mack. Survived by his sisters Louise (Howard) Gagnon and Linda (Tony) Borg of British Columbia. Also Kevin (Kim) Gagnon and Keith and Alanah Borg. Jim will be greatly missed by his lifetime friend Danny Bowes and daughter Lindy. Jim is also survived by the Morgan family. Predeceased by his in-laws Douglas and Marion Morgan as well as sister-in-law Pat Ball. He will be missed by sister-in-laws Donna Hares, Karen Morgan, his brother-in-laws David Ball (Alberta), Bill (Cindy) Morgan of Grande Prairie, Brian Morgan and Robert (Karen) Morgan as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Donations made to the charity of your choice will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
Cremation has taken place. A private family interment will take place in the spring.
He little thought when leaving home,
He would no more return.
That he in death so soon would sleep,
And leave us here to mourn.
We do not know what pain he bore,
We only know he passed away.
And never said good-bye.
 
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org



 

 
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In Loving Memory of

Maurice Levert

1937-2016

Passed away while surrounded by his loving family on Friday March 18th, 2016 at the age of 78. Cherished father of René Levert of Timmins, Luc Levert of Timmins and Natalie (Brian) Lefebvre of South Porcupine. Beloved grandfather of Patrick and Kevin Lefebvre. Dear brother of Gerry Levert of Kitchener. He will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, cousins and close friends.

He was predeceased by his brothers Herve, Lawrence, Johnny and Omer.

Maurice worked as a shovel operator for over thirty years for Mascioli Construction. In his spare time you often found him in his garage doing mechanical work and fabrication Maurice can build just about anything. Maurice will fondly be remembered for making people laugh by telling jokes or just being a great story teller. Above all he loved spending time with his family. He will forever be in their hearts.

The family would like to send their heartfelt thank you to the palliative care team, Dr. Schwertfeger, Marnie, Nancy and Leanne from CCAC. Liz Feldman from Bayshore and Pauline and Roxanne from CarePartners.

Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.

A Memorial Service will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday March 24th, 2016 at Stinson Funeral Home.

The family will receive friends  on  Thursday March 24th, 2016 at 10:30  a.m. at Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, South Porcupine, (705)235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org

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In Loving Memory of
Alfred Scott (Scotty) Nielsen
December 31st, 1935 – March 18th, 2016


 Alfred (Scotty) passed away peacefully on March 18th, 2016 at the Golden Manor. He was predeceased by his loving wife Jeannine Nielsen in 1997. Beloved father of Daryl, Murray (Sharon), Kevin (Mary-Ann). Cherished grandfather of Amanda (Chris) St. Germain, Douglass and great grandfather of Aria. Survived by his sisters Johanne (Richard) Knowles, Judy (Norman) Passaw, and Bonnie (late Gary) Thom. He will be sadly missed by all his nieces & nephews, his Aunt Del Cookson and all who knew him.
Predeceased by his parents Evelyn Nielsen in 2014 & his father Jens Alexander Nielsen in 1975 and his brother Ole (Inge) Nielsen in 2016.
Scotty and his wife Jeannine were the founders of “The Special Olympics”. He loved life, the bush, and animals, especially his companions Crown, Lady, and Mica. He embraced all people with food & drink.
A very special thank you to the staff at the Golden Manor for all their care and compassion.
Donations to the Timmins Special Olympics will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
A private family gathering is being held on Sunday March 20th, 2016 in celebration of his life.
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org





 
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In Loving Memory of
Rene Albert Bertrand
November 23rd, 1945 – March 11th, 2016

 
The family announces with sorrow the passing of Rene on March 11th, 2016 at the age of 70 years. He leaves behind his beloved wife Satu (née Vierimaa) Bertrand of 38 years and his loving son Allan (Melanie) Bellemare. Cherished and devoted grandfather of Maija and Zoe. He will be dearly missed by his siblings Margaret, Claudette (John), Michelle (Kevin), Jeannine (Ron), Dennis, Pat (Fran), Dick (Cris) and many nieces & nephews.
Rene was predeceased by his parents Albert & Esther Bertrand and his brother Charlie.
A very special thank you to CCAC for all their care and compassion.
Donations to the Daffodil Terrace Lodge will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
A Memorial Service will be held at Stinson Funeral Home at 11:00 A.M. on April 2nd, 2016. Friends may pay their respect one hour prior to the service at Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, South Porcupine, (705)235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org
 




 
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In Loving Memory of
Gerard Sirois
February 3rd, 1941- March 8th, 2016

The family announces with sorrow the sudden passing of Gerard on Tuesday March 8th, 2016 at the age of 75. Gerry leaves behind his beloved daughters Linda (Tim) Horton and Isabelle Sirois (Allan Robert). Cherished grandfather of Tyler Horton, Aaron and Daniel Kingsbury. He will be missed by his siblings Claire (late Norm) Delorme of Timmins, Ontario, Roger (Therese) Sirois of Garson, Ontario, Jeanine (Ron) Hutt of Ottawa, Ontario, Daniel (Nicole) Sirois of Val-D’or, Québec and Michel Sirois of Timmins, Ontario.
Gerry was predeceased by his father Henri Sirois August 31st, 1989, his mother Lucille Sirois April 24th, 2010 and by his sister Cecile Starling August 19th, 1983.
Gerry was a master woodworker who could build anything beautifully he especially loved to build toys and clocks. Gerry also had a passion for cooking and was a food connoisseur.
He will be sadly missed by Betty, Randy, Shelly and his buddies at the shop.
The family would like to extend their appreciation to his Nurse Practioner Tanya Spencer, Dr. Richard Kvas, the staff at C.C.A.C as well as to the many individuals who provided assistance and support to Gerard.  A special thank you to his brother Mike for everything he has done and continues to do during this difficult time.
Donations to the South Porcupine Food Bank will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
Cremation has taken place as per his wishes. A celebration of life will be held for family & friends at a later date which will be announced.
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org





 
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In Loving Memory of
Marie-Claire Eleanor (née Burnett) St. Jacques
1940-2016

Marie-Claire passed away peacefully at South Centennial Manor in Iroquois Falls on Tuesday March 1st, 2016 at the age of 75. Beloved wife of the late Jean-Paul St.Jacques. Loving mother of Rachelle (Thomas), Jean (Kathy), Gerry (Laurie), Roger and James (Stephanie). Treasured grandmother of Jason, Melissa, Amanda, Matthew, Ryan, Carlena, Stacy, Kelly, James Jr., Alysson and Amy. Great grandmother  of Zachary, Hayden and Joseph. She will be sadly missed by her sister Marina Anderson and many cousins, nieces and nephews.
Marie-Claire worked for Lorne’s School Bus Line in Iroquois Falls until her retirement in 2005.
Donations to the Alzheimer’s Society will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday March 5th, 2016 at Paroisse Saint-Martyrs- Canadiens, 300 Church Street in Iroquois Falls.

 
 
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In Loving Memory of
(Mary) Jean MacKenzie (née Miller)

Feb 8, 1930 - Feb 7, 2016

Jean, as she was known, was born in Matheson, Ontario (previously known as Vimy Ridge) and other than a
short stint in Toronto, lived her whole life in Matheson.
She was hard working, always present and caring, wife, Mother,
Grandma, and friend. She worked on the farm with her husband and drove a
school bus for most of her adult life. She was active in the
community, loved playing darts, curling, swimming, travelling,
photography, playing the piano and accordion, staying busy with crafts
and gardening. She enjoyed the affection from many cats throughout the
years.
She was survived by sons, John A. MacKenzie (Darlene), David MacKenzie
(Donna), daughters, Marlene Pigeon (Norm) and Annie Bourgeois and
son-in-laws, Doug Cook & Larry Bourgeois. She is also survived by her younger brother Marvin Miller (Marie) of Sudbury, Ontario. She leaves behind her Grandchildren Josh, Jamie, Carson, Kiera,
Angie, Trish, Dawn, Murray, Ronnie, Starlee, Alexis, Samantha, Ryan,
Mitchell, Mandhi and 17 Great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her loving husband of 65 years, John H.
MacKenzie, her daughter, Mary Cook and son, Dan MacKenzie. She was also predeceased by her sisters Thelma and Lorna and brothers Len and Alex.

A very special mention & appreciation to Dr. George, the nursing staff
at Bingham Memorial Hospital and the Rosedale Center. Their patience,
kindness and caring assistance was noticed and welcomed by the family.

No funeral plans at this time, but a Celebration of Life will be held
in the summer of 2016. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to
the Canadian Diabetes Association.
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE,
(705) 235-2900

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In Loving Memory of

MCKAY, Dennis Roy.

1926-2016

 

The family announces with deep sorrow his passing at the Timmins and District Hospital on January 19th, 2016.

Beloved husband of Eileen (nee Ralston) for 66 years. Treasured father of Peggy (Phil) Donaldson, Dan, Linda, Joyce (Paul) Collins, Carol (Lynn), and Geoff (Liza) McKay;

devoted grandfather of Jennifer, Mark, Andrea, Shannon, and Jamie; and

cherished great-grandfather of Kate, Annie, Cole, Rhys, Luke, Adaya, Kai, Isaak, and Kohen.

Roy will also be sadly missed by his faithful niece Shirley Denis (David). Roy was well loved by his extended family and many friends, including his loyal companion dog Rusti who will miss their daily walks.

 

Roy was predeceased by his parents Owen and Isobel McKay and his 12 siblings.

 

Roy grew up in South Porcupine, was an avid hockey and baseball athlete in his early years, served in the military during the war, and then returned to hockey in a professional career in the Pacific Coast Hockey League, until he was sidelined by injury. Roy returned to South Porcupine and worked until retirement in mining and metallurgy. His love for the North kept him active in sports (notably senior hockey and baseball), community service (South Porcupine volunteer firefighter for 25 years and a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 287). Through his faith in God, Roy was a very grateful, good man, who served at St Joachim’s Parish for many years. Loving the outdoors with his family was a passion for Roy, whether he was enjoying nature’s serenity at the Forks Lake hunt camp or the walking trails throughout the Porcupine Camp.

 

Donations in memory of Roy to Legion Branch 287, Timmins District Hospital or St Joachim’s would be greatly appreciated.

 

A Memorial Service will be held at Paroisse St. Joachim's Parish on Saturday, January 23rd, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. Friends are invited to the Legion following the service for a celebration lunch.

Arrangements are entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Ave., South Porcupine (705) 235-2900.

www.stinsonfuneralhome.org





 

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In Loving Memory of
Malcolm Dysart
1937-2016

 
The family announces with great sorrow the unexpected passing of Malcolm Dysart on Thursday January 7th, 2016.  Beloved husband of the (late) Isabell Dysart and loving father to his children Greg Croft (Lisa Salo) of Thunder bay, Rob (Sarah) Croft of King City, Kelly Dysart Magnan (John Richard) of South Porcupine, and Mac (Angela) Dysart of Grand Valley. Treasured grandfather of Joshua Magnan (Ginette) of Timmins, Mandy Magnan of Toronto, Shelby & Jack Croft of Barrie, and Campbell Croft of King City. Cherished great - grandfather to Seth and Alexandra. He will be sorely missed by his siblings Don (Ann) Dysart of Timmins, Kay (late Bill) Pegg of South Porcupine, and Huey (Brenda) Dysart of Timmins.
Malcolm worked in construction most of his life and was a prospector in the Timmins area in his early years.  He loved to paint and build homemade furniture. He spent his best times on and around Nighthawk Lake hunting & fishing but most of all loved spending time with his family.
A Celebration of Life will be held for Malcolm at the South Porcupine Royal Canadian Legion Hall 46 Legion Dr., South Porcupine on Saturday January 16th, 2016 from 2:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M.
Donations will be gratefully acknowledged by the family to the Canadian Cancer Society or to Daffodil Terrace Lodge in Sudbury, Ontario.
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org







 
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In Loving Memory of
Stoian, George
1927 2015


The family announces with great sorrow the passing of George Stoian at Bingham Memorial Hospital on January 5th, 2016 at the age of 88 years.
Beloved husband of the late Diane (née Sylvester) Stoian on December 20th, 2015.
George will be greatly missed by his brother Constantine (Mary) Stoian and many nieces and nephews. 
George was predeceased by his siblings, John, Nick, Dan, Bill, Mary, Victoria, Zinnia, Helen, Sophie, Anna ,Stella and his parents John & Anna Stoian.
George was born in Limerick Saskatchewan and moved east to South Porcupine, Ontario where he met and married Diane and together they both were the proud owners of Krakana’s Pump Station for 40 years.
Donations to Bingham Memorial Hospital will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
The family will receive friends on Saturday January 9th, 2016 from 2:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M and 7:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M.at Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705) 235-2690 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org
George will be laid to rest in Flintoff, Saskatchewan alongside his parents & family.







 
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In Loving Memory of
DAVID, Emile
1925 – 2015

 
 Passed away while surrounded by his loving family on Sunday December 27th, 2015. Predeceased by Therese, his beloved wife of 64 years. Loving father of Mike (Fran) David, Lise (Jim) Wilder, Sylvia (Cliff) David, George (Cindy) David and the late Suzanne Bertrand. Proud and devoted Pépère of Wayne (Karen) Bertrand, Lori (Brad) Mahon, Ashley (Chris) MacInnes, Paul David, David (Jennifer) Wilder, Shawn (Amanda) Wilder, Julie David and Allison David. Great-grandfather of Zander & Sophie Bertrand, Cheyanne, Caleb & Aiden Wilder and Wesley David and Radford MacInnes. He will be sadly missed by his sister Cécile Drapeau, his son-in-law Lucien Bertrand (Anny), Marie-Anne David, Donald and Cecile Morin and Aurore Mason.
Emile and Therese built their family home in Barber’s Bay where they lived for 45 years. In his earlier years, he held many different jobs in the forestry industry and was later employed by Superior Propane. A man who puttered till the end, he embraced tradition and was fascinated by technology.  If Emile couldn’t fix it, it likely wasn’t broken.  He adored the outdoors and some of his favourite hobbies included camping, fishing and sledding, as well as darts and cards.  A very generous man, he was the first to volunteer and left us having given much more than he ever received. Above all, Emile loved his family and was happiest at family gatherings and celebrations. He will forever be in our hearts.
Our family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to all the Second Floor staff at Timmins and District Hospital for taking such great care of our father and were most compassionate. Thank you also to the Trahan Family who spent time with the David Family at the hospital. Donations to the Alzheimer's Society or charity of your choice will be gratefully appreciated by the family.  A memorial service and interment will take place in the spring of 2016 and will be announced at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE(705)235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org

 
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In Loving Memory Of
Chevrier, David
1965 -2015

Passed away unexpectedly while surrounded by his loving family on December 25th, 2015 at the Timmins and District Hospital.
Cherished brother of Joe (Lorna) Chevrier, Bob Chevrier, Kathy (Brian) Beyer and Gail (John) Geddes.
Dear uncle of Natasha Gulliver, Joel Chevrier, Ryan Hubbard Chevrier, Lezlee and B.J. Beyer, Sara Bedard and Rebecca Geddes.
He was predeceased by his parents William & Norma Chevrier and his siblings Jackie, William Jr., Peter and Sharon
Dave worked at the South Porcupine Legion for over 32 years until his retirement in May of 2015. He loved the camp fires in his backyard and traveling with his brother and sister in law.
Dave will be missed by the many friends he had at the Legion.
Donations made to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #287 will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
A celebration of his life will be held at 12:00 noon on December 30th, 2015 downstairs at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 287
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705) 235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org
 

 
 
 
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Bettiol, Myrna

1938 – 2015

The family announces with sorrow her passing at the Timmins Extendicare on December 25th, 2015

Loving mother of Darin and Robin (Carrie Ann) Bettiol. Cherished grandmother of Patrick, Curtis, Justen, Connor and Brittney. She will be sadly missed by her brothers. Myrna was a registered nurse at the South Porcupine General Hospital for 35 years. She was a devout Catholic and an avid supporter of St. Joachim’s Parish. She dedicated much of her time to the church volunteering and helping whenever needed. Donations to the St. Joachim’s Memorial Fund or the Alzheimer’s Society will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.

A Funeral Service will be held at Stinson Funeral Home at 11:00a.m. on Wednesday December 30th, 2015 with Deacon Michel Neron officiating. The family will receive friends on Tuesday December 29th from 7:00p.m. to 9:00p.m. at Stinson Funeral Home 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705) 235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org




 

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  In Loving Memory of
Edward Lawrence (Channie) Buffalo
1937-2015

It is with great sorrow the family announces the passing of Edward at the age of 78 at the Timmins Extendicare.
Leaves behind his children Christine (Al) Meharg, Edward Jr. Buffalo (Jennifer) and Holly Rodrique (George Rose Paulmartin), and their mother Evelyn (née Iserhoff) (Daniel) Davey. Beloved grandfather to Wilson E.  & Eric M. Cochrane, Sharley E., & Sarah R. Rodrique, Amber Sutherland & Ayliah Buffalo and great-grandfather to Cameron, Wilson & Annebelle Cochrane and Asher Dunbar.
Edward will be sadly missed by his sister Alice Buffalo and his nephew Mervin Buffalo (Marjory) as well as his many other nieces and nephews.
Edward retired from Kidd Operations where he worked for many years and was a member of the Moose Hall. He was a hunter and trapper who loved the outdoors, spending time on the land and on the trap lines, as well as at the family camp at Buffalo Bay.
Donations to Diabetes Association will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
A Funeral Service will be held at Stinson Funeral Home at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday December 29th, 2015 with Rev. Michael Burt officiating. The family will receive friends on Monday December 28th, 2015 from 2:00p.m. to 4:00p.m. & from 7:00p.m. to 9:00p.m. at Stinson Funeral Home 100 Bruce Ave., South Porcupine, (705) 465 - 2282

 
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In Loving Memory of
Browne, Jack Edward

November 22nd, 1954 – December 22nd 2015
It is with great sadness that the family announces the death of Jack at the age of 61 at Timmins and District Hospital. He is survived by his son Ken Lambert (Delphine) of Vancouver, his brother Dave (Anita) Browne of Pembroke, his sister Cindy (Ray) Lariviere of Matheson and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his father Mel Browne and his mother Simone Browne.
Donations to the House of Kin will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
At his request cremation has taken place and there will not be a service.
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org

 
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In Loving Memory of

Yvonne Bertrand

1920-2015

Beloved wife of the late Edward Bertrand. Yvonne leaves behind her loving children, Carlene (John) Ruddell, Gerard (Pirkko) Bertrand, Lucien Bertrand (Anny), Maurice (Michelle) Bertrand, Marianne (John) Jones, Linda (Greg) Krankovich and her daughter – in – law Nancy Bertrand. She was predeceased by her children Cecile Lefebvre, Silvio, Norman, & Raymond Bertrand and her daughter-in- law Suzanne Bertrand. Yvonne was a devoted grandmother to Donald, Raymond, Gisele, Anita, Debbie, Raychel, Chris, Lyster, Deanna-Lee, Norman, Annemarie, Paul, Wayne, Lori, Lindsay, Sara, Rosie, Megan, Ryan, Adam, Natasha, and Tanya. Cherished great-grandmother of 33 and great-great grandmother of 7 and one on the way. Yvonne will be sadly missed by many nieces & nephews and by her dear friends Emily & Larry Boisvert.

Yvonne was born in Kitigan, Ontario. She later moved to Connaught before she settled in the Porcupine camp. She worked at Porcupine General Hospital as a cook for many years.

Her many hobbies included knitting, gardening, bowling, and sewing. Above all she loved her family and was a caregiver to many of her grandchildren throughout the years.

A heartfelt thank you from the family to all the staff of East Wing 1 at Golden Manor for taking such great care of their mother.

A visitation, memorial service and interment will take place in the summer of 2016 which will be announced.

Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org

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 In Loving Memory
MORIN, Jean Guy – 1948 – 2015

Passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his loving family, on Sunday, December 13, 2015 at the age of 67 years. Survived by his loving wife Colette (nee Brunet). Loving father of Laurie (Alain Bellavance) of Timmins, Lisa Guacci (Michael Ceccolini) of South Porcupine, and Christine Beauchamp (Bobby) of Port Elgin. Cherished papa to Brianna and Bradley Gallant, Ashley and Sarah Guacci, and Jesse, Dylan, Alicia and Riley Beauchamp. Survived by his sisters and brothers Aline Pierce (Gil), Gisèle Rivard (late Jean-Marc), René (Janet) and Henri. Also survived by his brother in law Claude Brunet (Carol) and sister in laws Pat Deforge (Raymond), and Paulette Labelle (late Jean Noel) as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Jean Guy was predeceased by his parents Lucien (1997) and Juliette (2013) and his father in law Pete (1969) and mother in law Minnie (2010) as well as his sister in law Paula Morin (1982) and brother in law Rheal Bourgeois (1985). The family will receive friends from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm immediately followed by a Memorial Service on Thursday, December 17, 2015 at the Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org. In lieu of flowers, remembrance donations to the Car Star Great Strides Timmins Walk in memory of his great niece Natalie Larose would be greatly appreciated.

 
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 In Loving Memory of
Bella (Albina) Skomorowski
March 3rd, 1930 – November 13th, 2015

Bella passed away on Friday November 13th, 2015 at Timmins & District Hospital. She was predeceased by her loving husband Bill on March 1st, 2004. Cherished mother of Valerie Skomorowski, Gloria (Bob) Adamson, Judy (Raymond) Lamothe, Gladys (Claude) Charbonneau, Les (Rita) Skomorowski, Audrey (Gord) Crate, Marlene (Doug) Stoltz and Larry Skomorowski. Bella will be sadly missed by her grandchildren, Laurie, Michelle, Billy, Tammy, Leigh Anne, Steven, Paul, Angie, Cody, Sarah, Tina, Carey-Anne, Robert, Sonya, Stephanie, Mitchel, Shade, Chance and Steele and 34 great grandchildren. Also Survived by her sister Stella Troshchuk and brother Mike Ptashnyk and many nieces and nephews which totals an extension of her life by 60. She was predeceased by her parents John & Florence Ptashnyk, and brothers Bill, John and Walter Ptashnyk.
 
Our mother was born in Poplarfield Manitoba and came  to Timmins in 1961 with her 8 children in tow. She then moved to Lynn Lake Manitoba in 1974 and worked in the Gold mine for 20 years. When the mine closed she and our father moved back to Poplarfield for 5 years and then came back to Timmins for the past 16 years.
Our mother was very strong willed and kind hearted who loved to help others. You could find her outside in the middle of winter dragging her neighbours trash can in for them even with her Rheumatoid Arthritis or outside shovelling snow.
 She was always surrounded by music and played the mandolin, violin and her favorite the guitar.  She wrote many songs about life and not a day would go by that she would not sing her favorite song,“You are my Sunshine”.
She loved to garden, crochet and knit and made sure we all got a gift from her crooked little hands.  At Christmas time she would always give crocheted items to the Post Office Xmas Tree for the needy.
She loved her family with all her soul and brought countless days of joy to us all.
We wish to thank the staff and friends that Bella had during her time in the Spruce Hill Lodge.  You all made her life and ours very pleasant knowing she was well cared for and she loved being with all of you.
Visitation of friends will be received at the Stinson Funeral Home in South Porcupine on Friday November 20, 2015 from 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. and then will be the reading of the eulogy until 12:00 noon.  A luncheon will follow at the Legion Hall.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Spruce Hill Lodge are greatly appreciated.
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Ave., South Porcupine, (705) 235-2900





 
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In Loving Memory of
Vehkala, Tauno Johannes (John)
1941-2015

Passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday October 28th, 2015 at the Timmins & District Hospital while surrounded by his family.  Beloved husband of Sandra (née Allen) Vehkala of 49 years.  Loving father of Andrew (Stacey) of Sudbury and Mark Vehkala.  Cherished Pappa of Hannah and Matthew.  Brother of Salme (Ron) Nelson, and Matti (Gail) Vehkala of Sudbury.  Brother-in-law of June (late Pat) Savard and Marlene (late George) Fera.  Uncle of Eric (Nancy) and Susan Nelson, Aaron Vehkala, Krissy (Tommi) Leinala, Paul (Cynthia) Savard, George (Sherry) Fera and William (Sue) Fera.  He was a great man who was always willing to lend a hand, and always had a smile on his face.
John loved the outdoors, and especially summers at the cottage with family and friends.  He enjoyed his Thursday night Legion darts and on many occasions played around the province.  An avid traveller he would often load the family into the car and head out on the highway, sometimes to parts unknown but many a time to Sudbury to spend time with his Grandchildren.
A proud Canadian, he and his family immigrated from Finland in 1951.  At the age of 21 he enlisted in the Royal Canadian Navy where he served regular force in communications as a Radio Operator.  Upon returning to Timmins in 1965 he started working in the local mines where he rose to the position of Chief Engineer.  He later gained employment with District School Board ONE, of which he retired in 2008.
He was a proud member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #287, and volunteered in the South Porcupine Minor Hockey Association for many years.
He will be deeply missed.
Donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association, Heart and Stroke Foundation or The Special Olympics will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.


A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Monday November 2nd, 2015 at Stinson Funeral Home.  The family will receive friends from 7:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M on Sunday November 1st, 2015 at Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900




 
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In Loving Memory of
Nicholls, Elma 1927 – 2015

 
Passed away while surrounded by family at the Timmins and District Hospital on Friday October 23rd, 2015. Beloved wife of the late Roy Nicholls. Cherished mother of Gloria (Pete) Guenther, Allan (Diane) Nicholls, Grace (Leo) Patterson, Glenda (Ray) Chouinard, Late Sharon, Late John (Ruth) and Late Gail (Dave). Loving grandmother of Sharon (Pat), Wayne (Sylvie), Sherry-Lynn (Mark), Rodney, Jennifer (Roy), Jack (Fatima), Anna-Marie, Derek (Jennifer), Serina (Jesse), Liana, Charla, Kyle, and Matthew. Great grandmother of Amanda (Kevin), Stephen, Kelsey, Sarah, Faith and Johnathan. She is survived by her sister Millie and many nieces and nephews. Elma enjoyed fishing and being outdoors. She loved blueberry picking, baking and was a wonderful cook, but above all she loved her family.
Donations made to the Timmins Humane Society or to the charity of your choice will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
 
A Memorial Service in honour of Elma will be held at Stinson Funeral Home on Wednesday October 28th, 2015 at 12:00 noon. The family will receive guests from 10:00 a.m to 12:00 noon on Wednesday at Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Ave., SOUTH PORCUPINE (705) 235-2900






 
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In Loving Memory of
William Primeau
1930-2015

Passed away unexpectedly at the Timmins and District Hospital on Friday October 23rd, 2015 while surrounded by family. Beloved husband of Ruth who passed away in 2014. Will be sadly missed by his children Roxanna Breit (Don Seguin), Claire Berthiaume, Michael Primeau, Leah Primeau, Nicole Primeau (Roger Seguin) and his son in law Raymond Vaillancourt. He was predeceased by his daughter Charlotte and his son Richard. Cherished Pepe of Christopher, Shannon, Tina, Chantal, Troy, Christianne, Leanne, Michael and late Steven. Great grandfather of Robert, Dakota & Amanda, Joey & Billy, Caleb, Jordan, Landon, Aiden, Ethan & Karter, Owen & Evva.
William will be sadly missed by his loving companion Keisha.
Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
William loved the outdoors. He enjoyed camping, hunting and fishing.
He will forever be in our hearts
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Ave., SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705) 235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org






 
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In Loving Memory of
Stearns, Cecil Arthur
(July 1, 1922 - October 23, 2015).

The family sadly announces his passing on Friday, October 23 at TDH at the age of 93. Predeceased by his parents, Ruth and Benjamin, brothers: Jim, Charlie & Jack, Sisters: Annie, Emily & Janet and his loving wife Ethel.
 
Survived by brother & sister Robert & Joan,  and by their three sons, Douglas (Heather), Brian & Wayne (Patricia). Also grieving are her Grandchildren, Gessie, Jennifer, Tricia and Eric along with her Great Grandchildren: Lilly, Jack, Ashley, Calista and Brooklyn. Will be sadly missed by daughter-in-law, Mary.
 
He worked alongside Ethel as a committed volunteer for over 30 years at Extendicare and he will be missed by his church family at South Porcupine Pentecostal Church where Cecil attended for 40 years.
 
The family will receive friends from 2:00P.M. to 4:00 P.M. P.M. and 7:00 P.M. to 9:00P.M. on Sunday, October 25th at Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Ave. E. in South Porcupine, (705)235-2900. A Memorial Service will be held at South Porcupine Pentecostal Church, 260 Legion Dr. South Porcupine on Monday, October 26th at 12:00 pm followed by the burial at the Whitney Cemetery.
Any donations can be made on behalf of Cecil to South Porcupine Pentecostal Church will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.

 
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 In Loving Memory Of
Jean Pytyl
1921 – 2015

Who passed away peacefully at the Timmins Extendicare on Saturday October 17th, 2015. Beloved wife of the Late Pete Pytyl. Loving mother of Peter (Louise) and the Late Nancy MacGregor. Cherished and loving grandmother of Kim Landers (Lawrence), Shelley Hewlett, and Todd and Logan Pytyl. Great-grandmother of Wyatt, Joshua and Erin Landers-Lutgendorf. Predeceased by her brother John Jedora (Anne). She will be sadly missed by her niece Helen (Bob) of California.
Jean lived most of her years in South Porcupine, and until her retirement worked as a hairdresser in her “Magic Mirror” hair salon. Because of her great passion for the outdoors and her caring and friendly disposition, after retirement she enjoyed endless hours at her cottage on MacInnes Lake amongst family and friends. Jean was a very loving and gracious person. She devoted her life to her family and to her church, Jean loved music, dancing and she took great pleasure from travelling throughout the years.
Jean developed such great friendships at the Spruce Hill Lodge. The staff truly made her stay there warm, welcoming and feel exactly like home. The family will always be grateful for this. The family would like to thank the staff at Timmins Extendicare, especially in Big Water Lake Wing, Dr. Vaithlingam and Dr. Ditullio for all their compassion and excellent care.
Remembrance donations to the Spruce Hill Lodge or the Canadian Cancer Society will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
A Memorial Service will be held in honour of Jean on Wednesday October 21st, 2015 at 11:00a.m. at Stinson Funeral Home.  The family will receive friends from 10:00a.m. to 11:00a.m at Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Ave., SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705) 465 -2282





 
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In Loving Memory of
Bertils, Aino Elizabeth
1918-2015

Passed away peacefully at Timmins and District Hospital on October 7, 2015  in her 97th year after a brief  illness. Beloved wife of the late Gunnar (1982), devoted mother of Ruth  Wiwchar (Wally), Paul  Bertils (Marilyn)  , loving grandmother of Chris Wiwchar (Leah) , Jeff Wiwchar (Kirsten) , Liisa Bertils (Scott  Graham), Laurie Bertils (Jamie Bell) and Mark . Survived   by her sister, Helen Luoma . Great grandmother and cherished Mummu of Addelyn, Avery, Elizabeth , Emily, Erik, Kennedy and Michael.

 

Aino immigrated to Kirkland Lake in the early 30s from her birthplace in Voltti Finland. In 1948, the Bertils family moved to South Porcupine. She was one of  the founding members of the  Suomi  Club and over a period of time  became the "unofficial" English spokesperson for many members of the local Finnish community.   She was also a dedicated and committed member of St John's Lutheran Church. She was dedicated volunteer for the betterment of her church and Finnish community. Her general rule of life was based on scripture from the Bible (Matthew 6) and can be stated in general terms as follows: "pay attention to what God is doing now and don't get overly concerned about what may or may not happen tomorrow for he will help you in his own way deal with   issues when the time comes "That passage was simple and direct."Do not worry about the day you have not seen."

 

Her legacy is both significant and praise worthy! The kindness she consistently demonstrated with her fellow citizens; the friendship she offered and instilled in everybody; the advice she volunteered when requested and the unconditional love she gave all family members no matter what their circumstances, made her  a truly  admirable human being throughout her lifetime.

 

 Special thanks to the Nurses of the Medical floor of Timmins and District Hospital  and, her highly esteemed and revered medical practitioners, Doctor  Richard (Rick)  Kvas and Dr. Yates  who  went above and beyond the call of duty in  responding  to her medical needs at all times.

 A funeral service celebrating her life will be held at Stinson Funeral Home in South Porcupine on Saturday October 10th at 11 a.m. with Pastor Patricia Dorland officiating. The family will receive friends from 9:30 a.m. to funeral time.

 Remembrance donations to the St. John's Lutheran Church Fund , Kulta Kotti, or to the Palliative Care Unit of the Timmins and District Hospital would be sincerely appreciated by the family.

 
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Ave., SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)2352900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org






 
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In Loving Memory of
HARRISSON, Paul
1964 - 2015
Passed away after a lengthy illness at the Timmins and District Hospital on October2nd, 2015.
He is survived by his loving daughters Reese & Crystal and his son Justin. Dear brother of Micheline, Diane and Rob, Doris and Joe, George and Carole. Cherished son of Juliette and Claude Caron. Paul will be sadly missed by Michael, Natalie and all of his nieces, nephews and cousins.
According to Paul’s wishes cremation has taken place. A private family service will be held at a later date.
Paul was a loving person and will be deeply missed.
“Life is short, but love is forever”
Donations made to the Canadian Cancer Society will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Ave., South Porcupine (705) 235 -2900
www.stinsonfuneralhome.org
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In Loving Memory of
Cecile Perron
1930-2015

Passed away peacefully at the Timmins and District Hospital with family by her side on Saturday September 26th, 2015. Predeceased by her husband Albert Perron in 2010. Loving mother of Rick (Phyllis) Perron, Randall Perron, Darcy (Judy) Perron, Darlene (Mark) Zembrod, and Tim (Tracy Kingsbury) Perron. Grandmother of Paul, Sara, Christian, Luke, Stephanie, Michael, Jesse, Rebecca and Melanie. Great grandmother of Liam.
Predeceased by her parents Arthur & Rose Alma Lachance and her siblings Rolly, Lena, Armand, Omer, Gaston, and Luke.
Cecile will be missed by many nieces and nephews.
 
In her early years her focus was on her children, grandchildren & children from the Children’s Aid Society.
The family would like to send a sincere thank you to the TDH doctors & staff for all their care and compassion.
Cremation has taken place and a private family service will be held. Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Ave., SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705) 235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org






 
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In Loving Memory of
Gerald Lajeunesse
1938-2015

Passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends at the Timmins and District Hospital on September 19th, 2015. Beloved husband of the late Cecile Larocque. Dear brother of Aline (late Yvon) Maille,Therese Lajeunesse (late Robert),Rose-Anne Turmelle (late Jean-Guy), Richard Lajeunesse (Iris), Rosaire Dumas (late Gilberte). Brother in law of Armand ( late Jeannine), Therese  (Gary Reynolds), Roger Vieno, Claire (Michel Paquet), Raymond Vieno, Helene (Paul Boulanger), and Claudette Comeau. Gerald will be sadly missed by his daughter Irene MacDonald (late Dan) and many nieces & nephews.
Predeceased by his son Daniel Lajeunesse and his parents Arthur & Albertine Lajeunesse.
He was an avid bowler and loved playing pool and shuffle board.
Donations to the Timmins & District Hospital will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
The family will receive friends on Friday September 25th, 2015 from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. at Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705) 235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org





 
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In Loving Memory of 

Ralph Cashmore 

1931-2015 

The family announces with sorrow his peaceful passing on Tuesday September 15th, 2015 at Anson General Hospital in Iroquois Falls at the age of 84. He was predeceased by his beloved wife Bella (Vivian) Cashmore (2006). Loving father of Gary (Paulette) Cashmore, Gail (Claude) Montreuil, Ann (Randy) Boucher. Cherished grandfather of Jason (Selena), Daryl, Jennifer (Shaun), Greg (Naomi), Justin, and Amy. Great grandfather of Blake. He leaves behind his siblings Carl (Helen) Cashmore, Allan (Eva) Cashmore, Pauline (Guy) Boutin, and Doris (late Muriel) Theriault. Ralph was predeceased by his parents Emily (née Owen) & Patrick Cashmore. 

 Ralph was a Power House Operator at Abitibi - Price Inc. He enjoyed being part of the Iroquois Falls Lions Club and  the Eugene Ricard  and Bill Harkins Santa Claus Fund.  He was an avid hunter and loved to travel with Bella and his children. Above all he loved his family and grandchildren. 

Donations to the CNIB or charity of your choice will be gratefully acknowledged by the family. 

A Memorial Service will be held at Paroisse Saints-Martyrs-Canadiens in Iroquois Falls on Saturday September 19th, 2015 at 11:00 A.M. 

Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705) 235-2900 

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RODGERS, Olga (Lucyshyn)
October 13th, 1953 – September 2nd, 2015
Passed away at the Timmins and District Hospital while surrounded by her family. Beloved wife of Hugh for 27 years. Loving mother of Michael (Nancy) Starcevic and Steven (Krista) Starcevic. Cherished Baba to Ally and Charlotte. Dear sister of Ilko (Kathy) Lucyshyn, Wally (Pam) Lucyshyn, Anna (Bill) Dunton and Irene (Ron) Paradis. Aunt of Kristen, Jeffery, Kaitlin, Jonathon, Joshua, Shayne, Brady, Emily, Paul and Thomas. Olga was predeceased by her father Nick Lucyshyn in 1994 and her mother Josephine Lucyshyn in 2013.
 
The family would like to thank the nurses, staff and doctors on the second floor medical, rehab and palliative areas for their kindness, love and professional help during Olga’s stay. A very special thanks and gratitude to our miracle workers who gave us more time with Olga; Dr. Paquette and Karen Ferrigan the dietician. They would also like to send their sincere appreciation to Dr. Auger.
Donations to the Liver Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
A visitation will be held on Tuesday September 8th, 2015 from 7:00p.m. to 9:00p.m at Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705) 235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org
 
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In Loving Memory of
Sarkotich, Walter
1937-2015
Walter passed away peacefully at the Timmins and District Hospital on September 1st, 2015.
Survived by his niece Evelyn Barilko and cousins in BC, Calif. and S. Ont. . Predeceased by his parents Joseph (1971) & Eva (1990), his sister Mary Barilko (2012) and her husband Alex Barilko (2007).
Walter spent many years as a winter test driver for Jaguar.  He also worked as an auditor, bookkeeper and tax preparer.
A sincere thank you to the Doctors and nurses who came to his aid. Memorial donations to the Timmins and District Hospital will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
In honour of Walter a graveside service will be held on Thursday September 10th, 2015 at 11:00 A.M. at the Timmins Memorial Cemetery.
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705) 235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org
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In Loving Memory of
Larocque Cécile (née Vieno)
1942-2015

The family announces with sorrow the passing of Cécile at the Timmins and District Hospital on Tuesday September 1st, 2015. Beloved wife of Gérald Lajeunesse. Loving sister of Armand (Jeannine), Thérèse (Gary Reynolds), Roger Vieno, Claire (Michel Paquet), Raymond Vieno, Helene (Paul Boulanger), Claudette Comeau, Yvonne Vieno. Sister in law of Mario Bernier, Ghislaine (Jessie Duciaume), Jeannine Vieno, Aline Maille (late Yvon), Thérèse Lajeunesse (late Robert), Rose-Anne Turmelle (late Jean-Guy), Richard Lajeunesse (Iris), Rosaire Dumas (late Gilberte). Will be sadly missed by Irène MacDonald (late Dan), and many nieces and nephews.
Cécile was predeceased by her first husband Jacques Larocque, her parents Sanford & Blanche and her siblings, Fernande Bernier, Dora Larocque, Normand Vieno, Ernie Vieno, and Donald Vieno.
Donations to the Timmins and District Hospital will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705) 235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org

 
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 In Loving Memory of
Annette (née Docherty) Smerek   1944-2015

Annette passed away with family by her side after a lengthy illness at Timmins & District Hospital on August 30th, 2015. Beloved wife of Jeff Smerek. Loving mother of Elizabeth and Stephanie. Treasured grandmother of Jeffrey and Kathleen. Sister of Don (Ann) Docherty.
She was predeceased by her parents Margaret & Donald Docherty and her sister Elizabeth.
Annette was a teacher for over 30 years with the Timmins Board of Education and a member of the Dante Club & also a proud member of the Kinettes.  She enjoyed playing poker with the girls and taking the Tisdale bus line Casino tours. Annette was happiest when she was surrounded by family at Ice Chest Lake.
The family would like to thank all the blood donors who gave their time & blood, this sustained Annette’s life for over 2 years. They would also like to send their sincere appreciation to the nurses and doctors at the Timmins & District Hospital, especially Dr. Woods and Dr. Innes for all of their care and compassion.
Donations to the Timmins & District Hospital will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
The family will receive friends from 2:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. & 7:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M on Wednesday September 2nd, 2015 at Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org

 
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  In Loving Memory of
MARTEL, Alfred

It is with love that the family announces the passing of Alfred JV Martel age 56. He leaves behind his 2 daughters Christine Goudreau (Kevin) and Roxanne Martel (Roger Blais); 6 beautiful granddaughters Amélie, Janie, Kalie, Frederica, Kassandra and Janelle; a fantastic friend Shannon Moore and her 2 children; his mother Bernadette Martel and his many supportive siblings, as well as many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his father Firmin. Alfred was a true outdoors man who enjoyed spending his time surrounded by family and friends. He had a joy for unique and interesting things. Once a driller in the underground world he had been diagnosed in 1996 with leukemia and was a proud survivor for 20 years, only to succumb to the aggressiveness of a new cancer on August 27th, at Health Science North. In lieu of flowers please make donations payable to the Northern Cancer Research Center. A mass will be held at the St. Joseph Parish on Saturday August 29th 2015 at 2pm in Chelmsford. Followed by a casual celebration of life at his daughters Christine’s home.
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Ave., South Porcupine, ON (705)235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org

 
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 Hall, May
(Nee Sutherland)
1930-2015


The family announces with great sorrow, her passing at the Timmins & District Hospital on Thursday, August 27, 2015 at the age of 84 years. Loving wife of Jim Hall. Loving mother of Jim (Cindy), Rick (Janis), David (Kim), and Glen (Carol).  Cherished grandmother of Kelly, Karen, Lindsay, Andrea, Spencer, Brodie, Bailey, Michael, and Grace. Dear great-grandmother of Sarah, Skyler, Reid, and Brin. Survived by her siblings; June Houston, and Mary Grenko.  Predeceased by her parents James (1967), Ida (1972), her siblings; Peggy (1985), Gerv (1991), and Donald (1975).
May was well liked by all that knew her, and she was happiest when surrounded by family, particularly when these gatherings took place at Barbers Bay.  
The family would like to thank Dr. Yates, Dr. Kvas and nursing staff at the Timmins & District Hospital for the excellent care and compassion. As well, the family is sincerely grateful for all of the wonderful care provided by the staff at the Timmins Extendicare Nursing home.

A private family graveside service will take place. Remembrance donations to the Alzheimer’s Society, Timmins-Porcupine District would be greatly appreciated in lieu of flowers.
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org

 
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In Loving Memory of
Torresan, Ferruccio
1925-2015


Ferruccio passed away peacefully at Timmins Extendicare on August 26th, 2015. Beloved husband of the Late Norina (née Binotto) Torresan. Loving father of Dino Torresan. Cherished grandfather of Leah (Steven) Biancolin, Carolyn (John) Olaveson, and Nicholas (Dawn)Torresan.  Great-grandfather of Callum, Austin, and Sachi. Brother of Ada of Italy, Romeo (Luciana) also of Italy and Pierro (Lucy) of New Market, Ontario. He will be sadly missed by several nieces & nephews. Predeceased by his brothers Abramo and Narcisso.
Ferruccio was employed at Dome Mines throughout his working career and was a member of the Quarter Century Club. He was also a member of the Porcupine Dante Club and provided custodian related duties at St. Joachim’s Parish for many years.
The family would like to thank the staff of Timmins Extendicare, especially on the Kamiskotia Lake Wing, Dr. Vaithilingam and Dr. DiTullio for all their care and compassion.
Donations to the charity of your choice will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Monday August 31st, 2015 at St. Joachim’s Parish. Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705) 235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org








 
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CLEMENT, Madeline
1923-2014

 In loving memory of Madeline Clement who passed away on Friday November 7th, 2014 at the age of 90.  Beloved wife of the late Baxter Clement (1992).  Predeceased by her first husband Melvin Dyrland.  Loving mother of Arlene Hall (Peter Brusselers), Dorothy Dyrland and Kelly Desjardins.  Proud grandmother of Sherri (Gabe) Narday, Debra Hall, Pamela (Robert) Baird, Brian (Anna) Hall, Andrea (Katherine) Dyrland and Dory Desjardins.  Great grandmother of Kevin, Stefanie, Carly, Adam, Mallory, Jesse, Emma and Mason.  Great-great grandmother of Nevaeh and Jace.  Madeline leaves behind her brother Albert (Florence) Raymond and her special friend and companion Dino Domenico.  A graveside service will be held at 11am on Friday August 28, 2015 at the McIntosh Cemetery with Deacon Neron officiating.  Everyone is welcome to join the family afterwards at the Connaught Community Centre for refreshments.
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705) 235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org

 
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  In Loving Memory Of
Linda Ford
June 13, 1945 – August 11, 2014

In loving memory of our dear mother Linda Ford. Who sadly passed away one year ago today? She was a strong amazing single mother and friend who did everything for her children and her “fur babies”.
“Our thoughts are always with you,
You’re place no one will fill.
There’s not a day dear mother,
we do not think of you still!”
Love Tanya, Mark, Kevin, Angie and
“The Girls”
xoxo
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org





 
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   In Loving Memory Of
Isabell (née Duncan) Dysart
December 25th, 1939 – August 9th, 2015

 
Isabell passed away peacefully at home on Sunday August 9th, 2015. She is survived by her loving husband Malcolm of 52 years and her children Greg Croft (Lisa Salo), Rob (Sara) Croft, Kelly Dysart Magnan (John Richard), Mac (Angela) Dysart. Isabell will be missed by her cherished grandchildren Joshua Magnan, Mandy Magnan, Shelby Croft, Jackson Croft, Cambell Croft, and her great grandchildren Seth Constantin & Alexandra McMillan, as well as numerous cousins, nieces & nephews. Her sister Bonnie Newton and her babies at home Bella & Buddy will miss her greatly.
A special mention to Kenzie Newton and Patrick Magnan who she helped to raise and to her best friends Kay Pegg, Lillian McCord, Irene Bielaski, Shirley Mugford, and many, many more.
She was predeceased by her mother Grace Duncan, her brother Bill Duncan, her grandson Joey Croft and her niece Jennifer Duncan.
Isabell was a lifelong member of the Moose Lodge in South Porcupine and was awarded a life membership at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch L.A. # 287.
She loved camping with her family and spending time in her garden tending to her beloved peonies. She had a passion for cooking and loved playing cards and darts which she played with the girls even through her illness.
A thank you goes out to Timmins & District Hospital Emergency Department and a special thank you to the Timmins C.C.A.C., Bayshore Nursing Staff and Timmins & District Hospital 2nd Floor nurses who took exemplary care of Isabell. Isabell was loved by many and will be greatly missed by family & friends.
A Memorial celebration of her life will be held at her 2nd, home the South Porcupine Legion Branch #287 (upstairs) on August 22nd, 2015 from 1:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M.
Donations to the Timmins C.C.A.C. or the Canadian Cancer society will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900
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In Loving Memory Of

Belisle, Lyas (Eli)

March 25th, 1951- July 29th, 2015

It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Eli after a long courageous battle with cancer. Loving husband of 27 years to Vicky (née Sarafinchan). 

In his early years Eli worked as a welder, at the Dome, McIntyre and Pamour mines.  He took pride in his work in Maintenance at the District School Board Ontario North East for 20 years.  

Eli loved travelling with his wife.  They had many wonderful vacations together.  Through the years they visited The Holy Land, Switzerland, Germany, Hawaii and Nashville.  

Eli was a member of St. Mary Romanian Orthodox Church.  He was Father John Zifku’s “right hand man”.

Eli enjoyed spending time at their cottage at Ice Chest Lake.  He was an avid pool player and great fan of Toronto Blue Jays and Toronto Maple Leafs.   Mostly, Eli enjoyed spending time with his family.

Eli leaves behind his wife Vicky (nee Sarafinchan) and brothers George (Therese), Cal and his sisters Myrna, Monica (Ron Javorsky), Lorraine. Beloved uncle of 3 nieces and 6 nephews.

Eli will be sadly missed by his Uncle George & Aunt Dianne Stoian, Nasu Constantin (Mary), and Nasa Helen Watson.

Eli is predeceased by his father George Sr., his brothers Robert and David, and his mother in law Helen Sarafinchan.

We would especially like to thank Dr. Kenya Forester and the medical floor staff at Timmins & District Hospital. The family extends a special thank you to Dr. Critchley and staff for their compassion and kindness.

Donations to Timmins & District Hospital or Northern Cancer Research will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.

A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Tuesday August 4th, 2015, at Stinson Funeral Home. The family will receive friends on Monday August 3rd, 2015 from 2:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. & 7:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. At 8:00 a Panahyda Prayer service will be officiated by Father Philotheos Allison at Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, South Porcupine, (705)235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org





 

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   In Loving Memory Of
Phyllis (Née Watson) DelCol
1934-2015

Phyllis was born in Malartic, Quebec in 1934, and raised in Timmins. She met the love of her life, Armand Del Col, in 1951, and married him shortly thereafter. Their partnership was a true one, whether they were parenting their children, toiling in their garden, butchering after a hunt, or preparing large feasts for the Whitney Fire Department, whose members were considered family.  
 
Phyllis easily won over everyone she met with her occasionally crass sense of humor and acutely sharp wit, which she used readily and often, whether over a beer in good times, or to lighten darker moments. She left an impression with her unapologetic attitude and strong will. She was outspoken and courageously faced change and embraced adventure. She was a hard worker and an incredible caregiver for all, most notably Armand in his later life. 
 
Phyllis is predeceased by Armand, by her parents Lachlan and Agnes Watson, her brothers Robert and Clarence Watson, and her sister Iris Floria.  She leaves behind a brother, Lachlan "Junior" Watson of London, ON, and a sister, Elizabeth (Jim) Fellows of Avalon, California, along with several nieces and nephews. She will be greatly missed by her children, Jim (Marianne), Kathy (Tim Gagain) and Pete (Patsy). She leaves behind several grandchildren: Angela (Donald Walsh), Andrew (Kristy Cooper), Lisa aka “Luchie” (Nicholas Boisjoli), Crystal (Kyle Doherty), Cody, Dylan, Anthony (Lisa Newal), Anna (Andy Zvanitajs), Michael Gagain (Alicia Foord), Laura Gagain (Todd Stewart), and many great-grandchildren.
Donations to Kulta Koti or Timmins & District Hospital will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
 
A Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Monday August 3rd, 2015 at Stinson Funeral Home.
The family will receive friends at 10:00 A.M. prior to the service on Monday August 3rd, 2015 at Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705) 235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org






 
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In Loving Memory Of 
Assuntina (Agnes) Aquino 
1913-2015 

Announces with sorrow surrounded by her family on the 19th, of July 2015 at the Golden Manor in Timmins at the age of 102. Beloved wife of the late Gaetano (Jim Sr.) Aquino. Loving mother of Angelina (late Ken) Rochon, Adelina (late Rolland) Ethier, and Jim Jr. (Adele). Cherished grandmother of Mark (Sarah), Donna (Michael), Linda (Richard), Robert (Kiran), Mary (Greg), Louise (Michael), Ann-Marie (Steven), and Christine (Marco). Agnes was predeceased by her grandson Denis. She will be missed by her great-grandchildren Shari (Chris), Natalie, Alex, Cory, Troy, Kelly and Bryan. She leaves behind her dear sister Carmel Racicot.  A Funeral Mass will be held at the Church of the Transfiguration August 1st, at 12 noon in Cochrane Ontario, 316 7th Avenue. The family will receive friends at the church 1 hour prior to the Funeral Mass. 
In Lieu of flowers donations to the Golden Manor Family Council or the charity of your choice will be gratefully acknowledged by the family. 
Special thanks to the Nursing staff of West 1, Administrative staff at Golden Manor Timmins Ontario. 
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705) 235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org 





 
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Celebration of Esteri Tuohimaa’s Life

 

We are holding a celebration of our mother’s life on August 1st at 3 pm at St. John’s Lutheran Church located at 78 William Avenue in South Porcupine.

Rev. Robert Merritt will be officiating. Refreshments will be provided in the church basement after the service. Everyone is welcome.

Donations to the St. John’s Lutheran Church will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.

Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705) 235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org





 

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PEPIN, SHELBY

It is with profound sorrow and broken hearts that the family announces the death of Shelby Pepin, suddenly and unexpectedly on July 2, 2015 at the age of 19. She was a caring and devoted daughter to her parents Mike and Carol Pepin.  Shelby will be dearly missed by her sister Carlee Pepin (Justin Krupa). She also leaves behind her grandmother Barbara McClinchey. Shelby will be dearly missed by her many aunts, uncles, cousins and numerous friends. The family would like to thank The Sault Ste. Marie Police Service, Sault Fire and Paramedics and all of Shelby’s friends of the Sault College Adventure Recreation Program.  Shelby will be remembered for her love of the outdoors, outdoor adventure, her big warm smile, her caring and friendly attitude towards all she met, her love of life and her love of animals. Donations in her memory to the Timmins Humane Society would be appreciated by the family. A Funeral Service will be held at St. Paul's Anglican Church on Wednesday July 8th, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. The family will recieve friends on Tuesday July 7th, 2015 from 2:00p.m. to 4:00p.m. and from 7:00p.m. to 9:00p.m. at Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Ave., SOUTH PORCUPINE (705) 235-2900

     
In Loving Memory Of
Eleanor (Alvena) Kosar
1935 – 2015

Eleanor passed away on June 25th 2015 at the Timmins & District Hospital at the age of 80. She was predeceased by her husband Peter (1984). She is survived by her sister in law Anne Gurski & the Gurski family as well as many nieces and nephews. 
She will be fondly remembered by Larry & Sue Reeve, Don & Sheila and the Austin family.
Eleanor worked at the IGA until her retirement as a bookkeeper.
 
She spent many years camping at Nellie Lake with her closest companions Trapper and Goldie her golden retrievers.
Donations to Timmins Humane Society will be gratefully accepted.
A Graveside Service will be held at Tisdale Cemetery on Wednesday July 8th, 2015 at 1:00 P.M.
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, ON, (705) 235-2900, www.stinsonfuneralhome.org



 
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In Loving Memory Of 

Helen Beaton (Nana) 

 

A Memorial Service will be held on Friday July 10th, 2015 at St. Joachim’s Parish to celebrate Helen’s life at 11:00 A.M. 

Donations to the Spruce Hill Lodge or the South Porcupine Food Bank will be gratefully acknowledged by the family. 

Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org




 

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In Loving Memory Of

Dorothy (née Mursell) Morden

1921-2015

Passed away surrounded by family at the Golden Manor on Friday June 26th, 2015. Dorothy was predeceased by her loving husband Laurence (1981). She leaves behind her children Don (late Louise) Morden, & Laurence (Cathy) Morden. Grandmother to Trudy (Mike) Perron, Trevor (Stacey) Morden, Laurence (Shanine) Morden, Christopher Morden and great-grandmother to Elijah, Eloise, Cayle, Paxton, Trayton and Bridget.

 

Prior coming to Canada: she worked as a munitions factory worker assembling shells for the war. She arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia on Pier 21 as a war bride.

Dorothy settled in the Timmins area until her passing at the age of 94.

Dorothy’s interest were gardening and watching her favorite television shows.

Thank you to all the staff of East 1 & East 3 for the excellent care given to our mother.

Donations to the Golden Manor will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.

A Private family service has been held as per Dorothy’s wishes.

Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org

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In Loving Memory Of
Karlo “Chuck” Krcel
1926  - 2015

 
 
Karlo "Chuck" Krcel, 88 of Porcupine passed away peacefully, surrounded by family on June 24, 2015. He leaves behind his loving sons Karl (Elaine) and Ken (Kim), his beautiful grandaughters Danielle, Jessica, Kaitlyn and Kylie and his faithful companion Doreen Smrke.  Karlo was predeceased by his wife Bette and his sister Anne (Mike Obradovich). He will forever be remembered by his brother Nick (Elsie) and many nieces and nephews.
Chuck was raised in Schumacher and was a valuable employee of the Dome Mine for 42 years. He was an avid lover of the outdoors and often walked many miles to get to his favourite fishing hole. He also loved the thrill of the hunt whether it was the elusive big game or an unsuspecting bird. He spent the majority of his time teaching his boys and everyone around him how to catch that trophy speckled trout or how to make sure the firewood is cut to precisely 16". He was an extremely loyal partner, husband, father, grandfather, brother, friend and co-worker who will be sadly missed but remembered every day.
Visitation will be at Stinson Funeral Home on Monday, June 29th, 2015 from 7:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. with a bbq celebration to remember his life on Tuesday June 29 in Porcupine for close friends and family.
In lieu of flowers, donations to Timmins & District Hospital would be appreciated by the family.
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org






 
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In Loving Memory of
Nic Rasula
1985-2015

Passed away unexpectedly at Timmins & District Hospital after a short battle with cancer at the age of 30. Loving son to Paul (Ben) & Cindy Rasula, he also leaves behind his sister Katherine and his girlfriend Stefanie Lee. Nic was predeceased by his grandparents Elias and Elsie Rasula and Jeannette Warne. His grandfather Roy Warne, his aunts, uncles, cousins, and many close friends will sadly miss him.
Nic enjoyed the simple things in life – a good concert, a good motorcycle ride, and a good hamburger. If you were lucky enough to know him you knew a gentle soul in a tattooed, bearded body. Always willing to have a discussion about anything, especially music, he could spend hours exchanging stories with just about anybody. Nic was constantly reading to broaden his knowledge and to have interesting discussion topics. Even when he disagreed with someone’s opinion, he was able to shake hands and crack a joke at the end of a heavy debate. He enjoyed travelling with his friends, whether to an out of town music festival or just a good old-fashioned food tour. We will miss his unmistakeable laugh, the thought-provoking questions, and the kind ear of this gentle giant. The world is now a bit dumber, and a lot less funny.
Donations to NOAWS (Northern Ontario Animal Welfare Society) or the ICU Department at Timmins & District Hospital will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
 A Celebration of Nic’s Life will be held on Thursday July 2nd, 2015 at 2:00 P.M. at Stinson Funeral Home. The family will receive friends on Thursday July 2nd, 2015 from 1:00 P.M. to 2:00 P.M. at Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705) 235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org

 
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In Loving Memory of
Bridget (Yvonne Anne June Nelson) Pretula
1931-2015

Mrs. Bridget (Yvonne Anne June Nelson) Pretula left this world on June 22nd, 2015 with her daughter and husband at her side. Bridget was joined on the other side by her mother Cora May Nelson, her brothers and sisters; Thomas Nelson, Lillian Price, Molly (Evelyn) Lightbody, Margaret MacDonald, Bus (Victor) Nelson, and her grandson Justin Owen Daniels Verdiel. She was also met by many in-laws (Pretula), nieces, nephews, and friends. All welcomed her with open arms to the land of sunshine, love, peace, and happiness.
Bridget leaves her husband of 65 years William Pretula, her only daughter Brenda (Ian) Verdiel, her much loved grandsons; Jeremy (Jennifer), Spencer (Courtney), Michael (Natacha), Brent (Amy) and Wade Verdiel. “GG’s great grandchildren; Braeden, Nolan, Owen, William, Clara Mae, and soon another great granddaughter Verdiel will miss her huge smile.
Left to celebrate Bridget’s Life is her brother Sonny (Robert) Nelson and sister Patricia Costain. Her close neighbours Charlene Doody and Gladys Gauthier will miss their daily chats and time with mom. Mike and Fern thanks for making sure things were right at the house. Papers were there and vehicles were working.
Little Molly who came for regular visits and some sleepovers will certainly miss mom’s gentle pat & caress, the ear scratches along with the many kisses. Molly you always brought a smile to mom’s face.
Terry (mom’s hairdresser) and crew who made sure that mom’s hair was perfect. She loved her time with you all.
Cousin Bea MacDonald once again you have gone far and beyond for the Nelson family. Always there with a helping hand. You are an Earth Angel. Thank you so much.
To Bea, Connie, Kim and Paula, who brought food to remind us to eat at this troubling time, we appreciate your thoughtfulness.
Dr. Ryan and Dr. Parr we cannot say enough about your excellent care, compassion and dedication. Timmins and District Hospital is blessed to have you both. All the nurses on the medical floor you are caring compassionate professionals. Alison and Melanie your care and dedication helped mom leave this world with dignity. You both are blessings to your profession. Donna you were there from day one and back to check on us on our final day. Your gentle soft voice guided us and showed mom how wonderful she was.
There will be no visitation at mom’s request, but for all who knew her, take a few minutes to remember her perfect hair, red lipstick, huge smile and her out stretched hand ready to help everyone.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Bridget’s memory to her daughter Brenda’s registered charity, “Whinnying in Life”, 5134 Dupuis Dr., Hanmer, Ontario, P3P 0B3
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org
 
Mom….. You are loved very much and will be missed by many.
A whisper to our special “Butterfly” sent a message to God and he answered!
Peace is Yours Mom!






 
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In Loving Memory of
Alice Dunbabin (née Beauchamp)
1928-2015
Passed away with family by her side at the Golden Manor on June 18th, 2015 at the age of 86. She was predeceased by her loving husband Archibald King Dunbabin (1997) and her daughter Laurel Ann Lacroix (1997). Alice leaves behind her children Ernie (Sybil), Judy Dunbabin (Wayne Vienneau), Susan (Richard) Webb, and Sean (Allison). Loving grandmother of Wayne, Shelly, Angus, Chantal, Candice, Adam, Skylyr, Catherine, Kaylee, Sean and many great-grandchildren.
Our mum started her career late in life after taking care of us.  Mum went back to school and achieved a PSW and then worked at Community Living Skills until retirement.  During this time Mum and Dad built the cottage on Mattagami Lake this was to be their most favourite place to be where family would join together.  Thank you Mum and Dad for the wonderful memories.  Until we meet again.
Donations to the Alzheimer’s Society or the charity of your choice will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org






 
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In Loving Memory of
Nic Rasula
1985-2015
Passed away unexpectedly at Timmins & District Hospital after a short battle with cancer at the age of 30. Loving son to Paul (Ben) & Cindy Rasula, he also leaves behind his sister Katherine and his girlfriend Stefanie Lee. Predeceased by his grandparents Elias and Elsie Rasula and Jeannette Warne. His grandfather Roy Warne, his aunts, uncles, cousins, and many close friends will sadly miss him.
Nic enjoyed the simple things in life – a good concert, a good motorcycle ride, and a good hamburger. If you were lucky enough to know him you knew a gentle soul in a tattooed, bearded body. Always willing to have a discussion about anything, especially music, he could spend hours exchanging stories with just about anybody. Nic was constantly reading to broaden his knowledge and to have interesting discussion topics. Even when he disagreed with someone’s opinion, he was able to shake hands and crack a joke at the end of a heavy debate. He enjoyed travelling with his friends, whether to an out of town music festival or just a good old-fashioned food tour. We will miss his unmistakeable laugh, the thought-provoking questions, and the kind ear of this gentle giant. The world is now a bit dumber, and a lot less funny.
Donations to NOAWS (Northern Ontario Animal Welfare Society) or the ICU Department at Timmins & District Hospital will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
 A Celebration of Nic’s Life will be announced.
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705) 235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org




 
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In Loving Memory of

Tracy Ann Guindon

 

Tracy Ann Guindon, 45, passed away in her home Sunday, June 14, 2015 in South Porcupine, Ontario. Tracy Ann Guindon was born in South Porcupine Ontario. She was the beloved wife of the late Joesph (Joe) Servant. Tracy is survived by her son Tyler Guindon, her  daughters Cassie Servant (Nathan Beyer) and Brianna Servant. Dear  daughter of  Cyril Guindon and Loretta Guindon. Sister  of Tammy (Marc) Barrette. Grandmother of Miley St Jean and Joevana Lee Beyer. Aunt of Daniel Barrette  and Sara Barrette.

Donations to the mental health association (CMHA) would be gratefully acknowledged by the family.

Tracy lived her life to the fullest through the eyes of her grandchildren Miley and Joevana Lee.


Friends may pay their respects from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00p.m. on Monday June 22nd, 2015 at Stinson Funeral Home. A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 p.m following the visitation at Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900



 

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In Loving Memory of 

Yvonne Hocking (née Fay)

February 20th, 1935 – June 17th, 2015

Survived by her husband Delbert which on July 23rd, 2015 would have been married for 60 years.

Leaves behind one son Brian (Laurence) Hocking, and siblings, Maurice (Lucy) Fay of Cornwall, Ontario, Helen (Ed) Bachman. Loving grandmother of Philip Legault (Michelle), Brad Legault, Brennan Hocking (Mallory), Stephen Dingle (Tiffany) of St. Catharine’s, Ontario and 3 great-grandchildren Bryson Hocking, Simon Hocking, Caiden Dingle. Thank you to our daughter-in-law Sylvie-Anne. Will be remembered by many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by her daughter Sharon Legault (September 1996) and her parents Philip (May 1953) & Emilia (May 1980), one brother Albert (Pat) Fay, and sisters Agnes (late Noel) Richer, Viola ( late Roger) Bussiere.

A sincere thank you to Dr. Kvas and staff at Timmins & District Hospital and to Dianne & Ruby who took special care of our mom and made her stay more comfortable.

Donations to the Lung Association or Timmins & District Hospital Emergency department will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.

Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705) 235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org
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In Loving Memory Of
 
Ulysses Gauthier
“Shorty”
 
After a valiant fight with cancer, the family announces with sorrow the passing of Ulysses “Shorty” Gauthier on Monday, June 15, 2015 at the Timmins and District Hospital, at 77 years of age.
 
Beloved husband of Marie-Rose (Alma; née Roy), loving father of Pauline (Robert) Peeken, Denis (Donna Locken), and Ulysses Jr.
 
Cherished grandfather of Jennifer Danyliw (Brian), Shelly Peeken (Edward Wayne Hilton), Clark (Meaghan), Myles (Kanayok), Joshua, Keshia, and Sherri.
 
Dear, treasured brother of Denise Potvin.
 
Predeceased by his parents Emile & Yvette (née Scantland) and brother Emile Jr.
 
Survived by many brothers-in law and sisters-in law, nieces, and nephews.
 
Ulysses led a vibrant life filled with family, friends, and his favorite hobbies. Whether he was on the golf course, playing bridge, or enjoying a holiday meal with family, Ulysses always had stories to tell about yesteryear. His smile and laughter were contagious.
 
Family and friends will be received at the Stinson Funeral Home in Timmins on Saturday, June 20, 2015 from 1:00pm to 2:00pm. A memorial service to celebrate the life of Ulysses will be held at the Stinson Funeral Home on June 20, 2015 at 2:00pm. Interment to follow at Whitney Cemetery.
 
Memorial donations to the Timmins & District Hospital or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
 
 “Gone yet not forgotten, although we are apart, your spirit lives within me, forever in my heart.” (Anon)
 
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org





 
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 In Loving Memory of
Phyllis Jean Harbar
1928 -2015
Passed away at Timmins & District Hospital on Wednesday June 10th, 2015.
Beloved wife of the late Nick Harbar. Loving mother of Sue (Late Rolly) Racicot, Wendy (Bob) Widdicombe, Dave (Janet Sebalj) Harbar and Dan (Lucy) Harbar.
Grandmother of Andrew, Kalee, Leslie, Jeremy, Cameron, Mackenzie and
great-grandmother of Gunnar and Aila.
Mom always loved to help people. She would bake for the church and loved to knit. She would knit stuffed animals, warm socks and mittens to donate to the food bank so that every child would have them.
Donations to the South Porcupine Food Bank or the Salvation Army would be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday June 13th, 2015 at St. Paul’s Anglican Church in South Porcupine
Friends may pay their respects at 1:00 P.M. prior to the service at St. Paul’s Anglican Church, 58 Legion Drive, South Porcupine, Ontario.
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900







 
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In Loving Memory of

Gerry Sutherland

1935-2015

Passed away with family by his side on June 8th, 2015 at Timmins and District Hospital. Beloved husband for nearly 60 years of Elaine Sutherland. Loving father of Danny (Nikki), Sylvia (Terry) Brousseau, and Gord (Karen). Grandfather of Jennifer and Derek, Christine and Andrew. Will be sadly missed by his great-grandchildren. Gerry leaves behind his siblings June (Bruce) McIntyre, Patricia (Bruce) Mulford, Maryanne Dolman, and Heather Sutherland.

Predeceased by his parents William & Ida, his siblings Mike, Norman, Janet and Fran.

Gerry was an avid outdoorsman and a member of the Connaught Volunteer Fire Fighters.

Donations to the Alzheimer’s Society will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.

A Funeral Service will be held at 12:.00 P.M. on Thursday June 11th, 2015. The family will receive friends at 11:00 A.M. prior to the Funeral Service at Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705) 235-2900




 

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HOWARD, Laureen Leslie
  1971 - 2015

The family announces with great sorrow her unexpected passing Monday June 01, 2015 at the age of 43 years. Loving mother of Marina Baulne. Beloved daughter of Regina Burns. Predeceased by her father Ronald Howard (1990) and step-father Allan Burns (2002). Dear sister of Beverly (Joe Lawrence), Stephen (Nancy), Tracy (Dave McGrath), Lisa Gattesco, step-sister of Sean Burns (Tamara Hadath) and Tracy Burns (Levesque). Loving aunt of Sarah, Patrick, Jackson, James, Shane and Bentley, Marissa, Kyle, Skyler, Nicholas, Taylor and Aaron. She will be sadly missed by numerous aunts, uncles and cousins, Marina’s father, Robert Baulne, and family, and her life-long, best friends Kelly Sullivan, Roseanne Portelance, Randy Pirie, Guy Gagnon and many, many others. Laurie always had a strong spirit and an optimistic view on life. She overcame many hardships and was always hopeful for the future. She loved the outdoors and interacting with nature, and enjoyed spending time with her faithful dog Oreo. Funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm on Monday June 8, 2015 at Stinson Funeral Home. A reception will follow at Jake's Bar and Grill in South Porcupine. Remembrance donations for Laurie’s daughter’s education would be greatly appreciated. The family will receive friends from 12 - 2 pm on Monday June 8, 2015 at STINSON FUNERAL HOME, 100 Bruce Avenue, South Porcupine, (705) 235-2900






 
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In Loving Memory Of
Ruby Manol
1932-2015
Ruby Ellen Manol of South Porcupine Ontario passed into God’s hands, peacefully at the age of 82, at Health Sciences North in Sudbury on May 25th, 2015. Ruby was born September 30th, 1932 to Thomas and Helen Givens of Udney, Ontario.  She was predeceased by her loving husband Edward (Ted) Manol, her sister Doris Smith (Ray) and brother Lloyd Givens (Pam). She will be lovingly remembered by her brother Gary Carmichael (Patricia), Robert Bird, her many friends, and extended family. Ruby and Ted were blessed with three children; David Manol (MaryJane), Karen Cormier (Christopher), and Kevin Manol (Joanne). Ruby’s love for adventure and caring heart will live on in her six grandchildren, Lochlyn, Jillian, Grace, Grant, Harrison and Malcolm. Before starting a family Ruby worked as an Administrative Assistant for Abitibi Price in Toronto then as a devoted full time mother raising three children in Northern Ontario. Once her children went to school she spent the remainder of her professional career at Porcupine General Hospital. In retirement she enjoyed many adventures abroad and was a dedicated parishioner of the Porcupine United Church. Ruby enjoyed her summers camping with family and later on at her cottage at Howard Lake. In lieu of flowers donations will be gratefully appreciated by the Kidney Foundation.
A Celebration of her life will be held at Porcupine United Church on Wednesday May 27th, 2015 at 11:00 A.M. Luncheon to follow at the Whitney (Arena) Masonic Hall.
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE (705)235-2900






 
 In Loving Memory of
Erkki Makiranta
1928-2015

The family announces with sorrow the passing of Erkki at Timmins and District Hospital on May 17th, 2015 at the age of 86.
Erkki was predeceased by his partner Laura Uusivirta and numerous brothers  and sisters in Finland. He will be missed by his step children Pirjo (Ivan) Groulx & Carl Uusivirta (Lynda Morais) and his step grandchildren Teija and Tristan Uusivirta who will greatly miss their Poppa.
Erkki was born in Kouhajoki, Finland on September 3rd, 1928. Erkki came to Canada in the late 1950’s  and was a resident of South Porcupine until the time of his death. He was an avid outdoorsman and loved fishing and hunting.
He will be greatly missed
A private Memorial Service has been held at his request.
Donations to Spruce Hill Lodge or Charity of your choice will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705) 235-2900)

 
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In loving memory of Butch Faulkner who passed away on May 15/15. Predeceased by his parents, May and Clem Faulkner of Kirkland Lake, survived by wife Sherry, daughter  Tracy, son Trevor and grandson Royce (Amanda), brother-in-law Jim (Lisa), sister Ria (John) and nephews Tim, Marc and Arthur.

Butch’s  greatest joy was spending time at the cottage with family and friends.  He was the social heart of our family.

He participated in many social /sporting activities, as long as they involved drinking beer.

Everyone who knew Butch knew he loved to run (from bees), frequently talked about becoming a vegetarian (when all the cows died) and enjoyed watching the Habs (lose).

Butch had a sign that hung in his office that said “Don’t cry because it’s over.  Smile because it happened”.  His infectious smile will be missed by all who knew him.

Please join us for a celebration of his life on June 13/15, from 1:00-4:00  pm at the Kenogami Bridge Inn.  Dress code is cottage casual.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Timmins and District Hospital would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, South Porcupine (705)235-2900




 

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In Loving Memory of
Louise Morden
1954-2015

The family announces with great sorrow surrounded by family the passing of Louise Morden at Timmins and District Hospital on May 12th, 2015 at the age of 60.
She is survived by her loving husband & best friend Donnie and her beloved children, Trudy (Mike) Perron, Trevor (Stacey) Morden, Laurence (Shanine) Morden.
She was Mémère to six energetic grandchildren, Elijah, Eloise, Cayle, Paxton, Trayton, and Bridget.
She leaves behind her mother Jacqueline Berthiaume, her siblings Gilles (Denise) Berthiaume, Aurel (Estelle) Berthiaume, Claude (Raynald) Berthiaume, Claire (Gord) Malley, her mother in law Dorothy Morden, her brother in law Laurence (Cathy) Morden and her sister in law Lyne Perrier. Louise will be remembered fondly by her many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her father Marcel Berthiaume (1981), her brother Denis Berthiaume (2009), and her father in law Laurence Morden (1981).
Louise loved her family at Timmins & District Hospital and cared for all her patients in Day Surgery and G.I. departments like they were her own.
She had a passion for drag racing and was greatly respected for her competitiveness.
A special thank you to all the caring nurses, doctors and the interdisciplinary team on Medical B at the Timmins & District Hospital.
Donations to Timmins & District Hospital Medical B Department will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
 
A Memorial Service to celebrate her life will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Friday May 15th, 2015 at Stinson Funeral Home.
Friends may pay their respects on Thursday May 14th, 2015 from 2:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. & 7:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. at Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705) 235-2900





 
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In Loving Memory of
John  Hector MacKenzie
1931-2015
John passed away peacefully on May 2nd, 2015 at Bingham Memorial Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Jean and loving father of John Alexander (Darlene) of Matheson, Marlene (Norman) Pigeon of Timmins, David (Donna) of Kincardine and Annie (Larry) Bourgeois of Matheson. John was predeceased by his son Dan of Matheson and his daughter Mary Cook of Matheson. He leaves behind his 15 grandchildren and many great grandchildren. He will be missed by Doug Cook and many nieces and nephews. John is survived by his sister Shirley Talbot of Nakina, Ontario.
John loved his family and enjoyed spending time with them.
A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.
Donations to Toronto Sick Kids Hospital will be gratefully acknowledged by the family
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900
 
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In Loving Memory of 

Donald J. Gagnon 

1929-2015 

 

With great sadness, the family announces the passing of Donald Joseph Gagnon Sr. (Kannon) on Friday April 24th, 2015 at Extendicare Timmins.  He was born in Timmins on May 15th, 1929. Don has joined his beloved wife Julienne (Huneault) who predeceased him in July 2014.  They were married  in 1954 and were most proud  of their "7 Magnificents " , their children Don Jr. (Janet), Patricia Houle (Roger), Michael (Carole) , Kim Lalonde(Fern) , Angele Boyer (Robert), Andre (Janick), Nicole Dundas (Alan)  and  cherished grandchildren, Greg and Christine Chenier, Lisa Boulley and Cindy Holmes, Richard Gagnon,  Eric and Richard Hevey, Julie and Kevin Boyer,  Joshua and Krystina Gagnon and StephanieDundas and Melissa Lauay and their families.  He leaves 9 great grandchildren. He is survived by his brothers, Omer, Robert and John Gagnon and his sister Paulette Endean.   Predeceased by his parents Joseph and Albertine (Tambeau) Gagnon and siblings, Rita  Thompson, Jeannine Scragg and  Arthur, Albert, Gerald Sr.,  Joseph, Peter ,  Andre ,  and Paul Gagnon. Don had a life long career in car sales, in Kapuskasing where he was known as the "Candy Man" and in Timmins at Kannon Auto Sales and other dealerships.  He will be remembered as a 'car man' and an obsessive crib player and Habs fan.  Don's direct descendants total 29 which to him was a perfect cribbage hand, well dealt. He was proud to have  served for 3 years in Hanover, Germany with the Algonquin Regiment. Cremation has taken place and the family will celebrate a funeral mass at St. Joachim's Church, South Porcupine, ON  on  Friday May 1st, 2015 at 11 a.m.  Remembrance donations to the Dialysis Unit at Timmins and District Hospitalwould be most appreciated.  Our deep gratitude to the doctors and nurses at TDH and Timmins Extendicare. Their care and kindness will not be forgotten. 

Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900. www.stinsonfuneralhome.org








 

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In Loving Memory Of
 
 
Ronald Earnest Seed Jr.
 
April 25th, 1951- April 14th, 2015

It is with a heavy heart that we inform you that ``I held my true love and best friend of 45 years in my arms for the last time`` on Tuesday April 14, 2015. Ron died with family and friends at his side after a short and courageous battle with cancer. Ron was known to all as ``Dad``, ``Poppa``, "Poppa Mongo", ``Bro``, ``Driver`` and even ``Santa``.  He is survived by his loving wife of 43 years Carole (nèe Duffy), Carrie Anne (Dave Kish) and Ronnie. Loving Poppa to Jamie and Emma. Ron is also survived by his sister Barbara Hibrant, nephew Kirk and his family and sister-in-law Beulah (Duffy) Sowa, nieces Jayne, Marilyn, Doreen and their families.  Ron was predeceased by his father Dick, in-laws Ed and Leah Duffy and brother in-law Bill Sowa. He will be missed by his little Maddi-Ross and grand dogs Cooter, Duke, and Lucy.
Ron was a transport truck driver the majority of his life and no matter the storm, when the other drivers would wait for the storm to clear, Ron would truck on through to be home with his family. He loved to hunt and fish, but most of all he loved to spend the summer at his trailer. 
Ron was a Life member of Minerva Masonic Lodge, Innisfil, Ontario.
A Celebration of Ron`s Life will be held this summer at His trailer. Memorial donations may be made to the Timmins and District Hospital Emergency Department or a charity of your choice. “Fear not, I am with you”
Arrangements have been entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705) 235-2900.  
 





 

In Loving Memory of

Marcel Bizier

1926-2015

It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of Marcel Bizier on Monday April 6th, 2015 at Smooth Rock Falls Hospital. He was predeceased by his loving wife Thèrése, his daughter Suzanne Osmar and his granddaughter Helene. He is survived by his son Robert (Marge) Bizier and his grandchildren Larry (Chantal), Angie (Claude Ethier), Josee (Chris Hopper). As per Marcel’s wishes no funeral will be held.

Donations to Smooth Rock Falls Hospital will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.

Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE,(705)235-2900






 

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In Loving Memory of

Irma Johanna Niemi

1935 – 2015

 

Passed away while surrounded by her family on April 8th, 2015 at Timmins and District Hospital.

Beloved wife of Into Niemi. Loving mother of Aarno Niemi (Cathy), Irmeli Niemi, Kari (Renee) Niemi, Mari (Ron) Joiner and Harry (Lorena) Niemi. Cherished mummu of Carolyn (Mike) Oknianski, Jacob & Jessica Niemi, Eliisa & Markus Joiner, Ronan, Aleksi and Nikko Niemi. Iso-mummu of Caylee Oknianski. Sister of Veikko, Urho, Elvi, Kaarlo, late Lauri and late Eeva-Liisa. She will be sadly missed by Mirjami Niemi and by Juhani Paulaharju.

Forever in our hearts

Donations made to the Kulta Koti, the Timmins and District Hospital or the St. John’s Lutheran Church will by gratefully acknowledged by the family.

A Celebration of Life will be held at the Kulta Koti on Saturday April 11th, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. The family will receive friends from 7:00 p.m to 9:00 p.m on Friday April 10th at Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Ave., South Porcupine, (705) 235 - 2900





 

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BOHDANEC, Maria
It is with much sadness the family of Maria Bohdanec announces her passing, on March 31, 2015, at the
age of 89 years.
Beloved wife of the late Mykolaj "Mike" Bohdanec (2011).
Devoted and caring mother of Elizabeth, John Bohdanec
(Carol), and Sandra Fisher (Mark). Loving grandma to Stacey Fisher, Zachary Bohdanec (Kate), and Nicholas Bohdanec (Jenny). Proud great-grandma to Zoey MacCoy. She will also be remembered by Bradley and Jeffrey Halt.
She will be missed by her constant companion and entertainer, Sadie.
Mom was a passionate gardener and she enjoyed countless
hours tending to her flowers and vegetables. We will always
remember her kind and gentle nature, her never-ending
patience, and her quiet sense of humour.
The family would like to extend their heartfelt gratitude to the
CCAC, Dr. Vaithilingam and Kelly, mom's Personal Support Workers, and the Trauma staff at TDH.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Stinson Funeral
Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE,(705)235-2900.
Cremation has taken place and a private family
ceremony will be held at a later date.
Remembrances can be made to a charity of your choice.

 
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In Loving Memory Of

Paulette Kingsbury (nee Tourangeau)

1953–2015

Paulette passed away at home on Monday March 30th, 2015. Beloved wife of Wayne Kingsbury of Timmins. Loving mother of Tracy Turcotte and Sherry Kingsbury. Cherished grandmother of Jesse Kingsbury, Megan Kingsbury and Travis St. Amour. Dear sister of Doris (Real) Pauquette, Bob (Ruth) Tourangeau, Michelle Johnston and the late Jackie Chaput.

Mom was an avid reader and a devoted Baptist. She had many health issues throughout her life however; mom stayed positive. She was a strong woman who always maintained her faith and never gave up on life. She will forever be in our hearts.

Donations to the Emergency Department at Timmins and District Hospital will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.

A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, April 3rd, 2015 at 7:00 P.M. at Stinson Funeral Home. Prior to the service the family will receive friends on Friday April 3rd, 2015 from 6:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. at Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705) 235-2900






 

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Dumont, Claire - 1932 - 2015

Passed away peacefully into the arms of her Lord and Saviour with her daughter by her side. Loving wife of the late René Dumont, Claire is survived by her only daughter  Carole (Bisson) Belanger (Dan Rizzo), sister Rita Mageau, brother Maurice Côté, and numerous nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her sister Raymonde Rivers and her brother Fernand Côté. Claire will be remembered for her steadfast faith and her love of laughter. An avid camper, Claire shared many cherished moments with very special friends at the Nighthawk Campground and had fond memories of her time there. She had a great love for nature and animals and spent much time photographing and painting the beauty she saw around her.

The family would like to thank Dr. Auger and all the wonderful staff at the Golden Manor who cared for Claire with great compassion. Special thanks also to the staff and friends at Spruce Hill Lodge for ensuring Claire's well-being in her sunset years.

Donations to the Timmins Pentecostal Church, Spruce Hill Lodge or the Timmins and District Humane Society will be gratefully acknowledged by the family. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, March 31st 2015 from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at STINSON FUNERAL HOME, 100 Bruce Avenue, South Porcupine, (705) 235-2900. A Graveside Committal Service will be held at a later date.






 

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In Loving Memory of
 
Stevens, John

Passed away peacefully on March 13th, 2015 at the age of 69. John leaves behind his son Howard Stevens of Alberta.
John will be missed by his good friend Brian Hares (Bugsy).
 He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed watching and feeding the birds.
As per John’s wishes cremation has taken place and a Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.
 
Donations to Heart & Stroke Foundation or Charity of your choice will be gratefully acknowledged by his family and friends.
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900






 
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JOHN “JOCK” MILES McCURDIE 1937 – 2015  
The family announces with sorrow his passing on Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 at the St. Catherines Site Hospital, aged 77, recently of Welland.  Loving father of Elaine McCurdie of Porcupine and Scott (Nancy) McCurdie of Plattsville.  Loving grandfather to Shandelle McCurdie of Collingwood.  He also leaves behind his sister Marguerite Wilson of Toronto and nephew Drew Wilson and niece Heather (Patrick) Breech and daughter Molly.  He will be sadly missed by his beloved friend Lise Fortier of Welland. Other family members include Todd (Andrea) Parcey and sons Brennan and Jonah of Burlington, Pam Simpson and daughter Kaida of North Bay, Tyler (Melanie) Parcey and sons Draeden and Koen of Kindardine, Cameron (Roberta) Lewis and son Hendrix, and Marilyn Totten mother to Elaine and Scott.  Predeceased by his parents Evelyn and John “Jock” Sr. McCurdie, as well as loving partner Eunice Parcey.  Born in South Porcupine, Jock had been a long time resident of the Porcupine Camp and very involved in his community working in Industrial Instrumentation and Process Control for both the Mining and Pulp and Paper industries, a volunteer and Captain with the Whitney Volunteer Fire Department, and a life member and past executive with the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #287.  Jock was very active in regional sports including, but not limited to, being an accomplished curler with the former Dome Curling Club and coach with Curl Canada, and past president of the local Minor Hockey Association. Remembrance donations in his memory will be graciously received through Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, South Porcupine, to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #287. 
Cremation has taken place.  Family will receive friends for a visitation, memorial service and a celebration of his life to be held at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #287 on Friday, July 31st, 2015 beginning at 11:00am.







 
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In Loving Memory of Edith Allsopp (Moxon-Tritsch)
1908 – 2015

 
Passed away peacefully while surrounded by family at the Timmins Golden Manor on Monday March 16th, 2015 in her 107th year. Loving mother of Anthony Moxon-Tritsch (Diana) of U.K. and Susan Jones (Rev. Bill) of Porcupine. Cherished grandmother of Dominick Moxon-Tritsch , Julia Moxon-Tritsch (Glen Pitman), Molly Moxon-Tritsch, David Christopher Jones (Kristin) and Stacy Jones (Dave Mailloux).  Edith leaves behind 6 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her first husband Francis Moxon- Tritsch in 1974, her second husband Edwin Allsopp in 1983, as well as her siblings Tops Hopkin, Charles Moxon and Bill Moxon. Edith was born in Peterborough, U.K. and had been a resident of Timmins since 2002. She moved to Canada in 1953 and lived most of her life in Toronto where she worked as a bookkeeper. She volunteered at the Princess Margaret Hospital & Toronto General Hospital and volunteered teaching English to immigrants and continued volunteering throughout her life until the age of 90. She enjoyed growing plants and caring for them, travelling, watching the Opera, going to see the Ballet and playing bridge.
The family would like to thank the staff at the Spruce Hill Lodge, the Georgian Residence and the Special Care Unit at the Golden Manor for all the compassion and wonderful care mom received. The family would also like to send a sincere and heartfelt thank you to Ann Smith, Pauline Poulin and Christine Grikis for all of the genuine attention and special treatment they gave to mom throughout the years.
Donations made to St. Paul’s Anglican Church and The Homework Club at the Timmins Learning Centre will be gratefully acknowledged by the family. A Memorial Service officiated by Rev. Dr. Greg Gilson and Pastor Brynn Carson will be held at Stinson Funeral Home on Friday March 20th, 2015 at 11:00 a.m the family will receive friends on Friday March 20th, 2015 from 10:00a.m. to 11:00a.m. prior to the service. Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Ave., SOUTH PORCUPINE (705) 235-2900

 
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In Loving Memory Of
Thelma Pepper (Sal)
1962-2015


Sal daughter of the late Florence and Cecil Cornell at the age of 52 passed away peacefully surrounded by family at Bingham Memorial Hospital on Wednesday March 11th, 2015. She leaves behind her children Dusty (Trish), Kari, Travis (Lexi), and father of her children Gary Pepper. Loving Memaw of Tia, Tanner, Isaac, Caleb, Molly and Daytin. She will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by her siblings Hazel (late Dan), Poppy (late Gordon), Sheila (Paul), Reg (Diane), Sharon, Edith (Rick), sister-in-law Daphne (late Charlie) and brother-in-law Cliff (Heather) as well as many nieces and nephews. She will be remembered by Kay and John Pepper.
Her friends and her co-workers will miss her smile at the Cozy Diner in Matheson where she worked.
Thelma was predeceased by her siblings Roy (late Liza), Charlie and Janet (late Howard).
Cremation has taken place and there will be a Celebration of Life held on March 20th, 2015 from 1:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. at the Matheson Curling Club.
Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
 
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900










 

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In loving Memory of
 
Davidson, Howard
 1938 - 2014

 
In loving memory of Howard Davidson.  Howard passed away at Timmins and District Hospital on October 29th, 2014 at the age of 76.  He leaves behind his children Darcy (Bridget) Davidson, Kim (David) Gardiner and Terry (Dan Garlock) Davidson.  Proud poppa to Marcy (Mike), Joshua (Amber), Sasha (Roger), Christine (Penny), Shari-Lynn, Tammy (Ken), Sue (Kirk) and Vickie (Justin).  He will be fondly remembered by his 14 great grandchildren Declan, Kinsley, Abbigail, Boston, Abraxias, Dylan, Logan, Sebastien, Gabriel, Isabelle, Sabrina, Noah, Mya and Riley and numerous nieces and nephews.  He will be missed by his brother Donald (Darlene) Davidson and his in-laws, Hazel (late Dan) Doey, Olive (late Gordon) Lynch, Sheila (Paul) Favron, Reg (Diane) Cornell, Sharon Sturge, Thelma (Gary) Pepper, and Edith (Rick Butson) Cornell.  Predeceased by his wife Jannett of 53 years in August 2014, his sister Sylvia (Peter) Tom, brother- in -laws, Roy (Liza) Cornell and Charlie (Daphne) Cornell.
 
He had a long standing work history in Timmins including Brinks, Scott Haulage where he delivered everything from mail to furniture, and retired from Timmins Transit where he drove for many years and then became dispatcher.
 
A very special thank-you to the staff at the Walford, the Bayshore nurses, Red Cross Workers, Dr. Cohen and the Timmins and District Hospital for all their care and compassion.
 
 
 
A private Memorial Service for family and friends will be held at the McIntyre Auditorium Saturday November 1st, 2014 from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm.
 
Arrangements has been entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org

 
In Loving Memory Of
Helen Beaton (Nana)
1918-2015

Who passed away peacefully surrounded by family at Extendicare Falconbridge, Sudbury, on March 13th, 2015. Predeceased by her loving husband John and survived by her children Ray (Sault Ste. Marie), Helen Zangari (Mike), and Joe (Mary) from Sudbury. She leaves her grandchildren Shauna, John George, Steve, Lisa, Shannon, Michelle, Dana, John and Gregory and her great-grandchildren, Emma, Lana, Jenna, Dillon, Michael, Findlay, Charlie, Callum and Samuel. She will be fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Survived by her brother Edward Lefurgy (Sardis, B.C.) and predeceased by her siblings Grace Devost, Hazel Johnston, Irma Dettor, Mary Lamothe, Verna, John, Ray and Irvin Lefurgy.
 A special thank you to the home care workers in both South Porcupine & Sudbury and to the staff at
Extendicare Falconbridge who went over and above in the care of Helen.
Cremation has taken place and a Memorial Service will be held in the summer of 2015 which will be announced.
Donations to Spruce Hill Lodge or the South Porcupine Food Bank will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705) 235-2900

 
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In Loving Memory Of
NOLET, Françoise
1944-2015

Passed away on Tuesday March 10th, 2015 at Timmins and District Hospital with her two daughters by her side.  Françoise leaves behind her daughters Solange (Mike Tom) Nolet, Vicky (Michel Landry) Nolet and their father René Nolet. Cherished grandmother of Tika & Cassie Deslauriers, and Marissa & Chloé Nolet Chartrand. Great-grandmother of Westley Papineau,  Danika & Mia Fortier.
She will be sadly missed by her siblings Jean Villeneuve (Yvette), Denise (Guy) Roy, Jacqueline (Yvan) Jacques, Irene (Marcel) Leclerc, Suzanne Villeneuve (Julien), Yvonne Villeneuve, Paulette (Fernand) Jolin, Claude Villeneuve (Carmelle), Yvette (Richard) Bergeron, Olive Côté (Rodrigue) and by her sister-in-law Lise Villeneuve (René)
Françoise was predeceased by her son Steve, her son-in-law Roger Chartrand, her brother Marcel Villeneuve, her sister-in-law Laura Villeneuve, and her brother-in-laws Marcel Côté and Guy Jolin.
Françoise loved cooking, but above all dedicated her life to her family.
Donations to the Arthritis Society will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
A celebration of Françoise’s life will be held this summer in Mattice, Ontario.
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Ave., SOUTH PORCUPINE (705) 235-2900






 
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In Loving Memory of
Mrs. Thérèse David (née Chainey)
1933 – 2015

 
Passed away while surrounded by her loving family on Monday March 9th, 2015. Beloved wife of Emile David for 64 years. Loving mother of Mike (Fran) David, Lise (Jim) Wilder, Sylvia (Cliff) David, George (Cindy) David and the late Suzanne Bertrand. Proud and devoted mémère of Wayne (Karen) Bertrand, Lori (Brad) Mahon, Ashley (Chris) MacInnes, Paul David, David (Jennifer) Wilder, Shawn (Amanda) Wilder, Julie David and Allison David. Great-grandmother of  Zander & Sophie Bertrand, Cheyanne, Caleb & Aiden Wilder and Wesley David. She will be sadly missed by her sisters Cécile (Donald) Morin & Aurore Mason and her son-in-law Lucien Bertrand (Anny).
In her earlier years Thérèse loved to go camping and fishing with Emile, was an avid blueberry picker and took great pride in her raspberry field. Thérèse was not afraid to try new things and to continue learning, thus she was an incredible cook, wonderful at baking, knitting, sewing and crocheting. Above all Thérèse loved her husband, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She will forever be in our hearts.
Donations to Alzheimer’s Society or Charity of your choice will be gratefully acknowledged by the family
 
A Memorial Service to celebrate Thérèse’s life will be held at Stinson Funeral Home on Friday March 13th, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. Friends may pay their respects on Thursday March 12th, 2015 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Ave., South Porcupine, (705) 235 - 2900

 
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  In Loving Memory Of
Irja Halt
1929-2015

Irja peacefully passed away March 7th, 2015 at Timmins and Distrisct Hospital. She is survived by her son Keijo (Linda), her grandchildren, Erin (Joel), Ashley-Kaija (Dylan); Brad (Ruth), Jeff and their mom Carol (John). She also leaves behind one great grandson Kai Mercier. She was predeceased by her husband Taavetti  (David) and son Hannu, both in 2009. She leaves behind her family in Finland, sister Saara, brother-in-law Taito Halt and many nieces and nephews. Her sister- in-law Sisko (Karl) Roth and family of Oliver, B.C., and her nephew Ahti Sekki (Irene) and family of South Porcupine. Irja was born and raised in Karstula, Finland. She was very proud of her Finnish heritage and she longed for Finland. She loved all things Finnish including coffee, pulla, moikka, Finnish music, Finnish books and Finnish newspapers.
Cremation has taken place and there will be a Graveside Service held at a later date.
Nukkua rauhassa Mummu, me rakastamme sinua
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900.








 
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     In Loving Memory Of
Adeline Baker (née Jakes)

Passed away on Saturday March 7th, 2015 at the Golden Manor. Beloved wife of the late William Baker. Loving mother of William Alfred (Lil Curtis) Baker of South Porcupine and Donald Harold Baker of Calgary, Alberta. Dear grandmother of William Robert Clayton (Cheryl) Baker and cherished great grandmother of Abby Baker.
Adeline was born and raised in South Porcupine. She was a descendant of the Jakes family and one of the last links to the Pioneers of the Porcupine Camp. She was an employee of Canadian Tire for over 23 years.
Donations to the Tisdale Skating Club will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 A.M on Wednesday March 11th, 2015 at Stinson Funeral Home.
The family will receive friends from  7:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M on Tuesday March 10th, 2015 at Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue,  SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)2352900
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In Loving Memory of

RUBINO, Rita (née Adamo)

Passed away at the Sudbury Regional Hospital on Friday March 6, 2015 with her family by her side. Beloved wife of the Late Dominic Rubino of 60 years. Loving mother of Vito Robert (Joanne) Rubino and Frank (Candiace) Rubino. Devoted grandmother of Domenic, Jenna, John and Frank Rubino. Sister-in-law of Sam (Mary) Rubino, Astrid Adamo and Denis Caron . Predeceased by her parents Frank and Rose Adamo and her siblings John Adamo, Joe Adamo, Helen Caron, Gloria Adamo and Gina (Doug) Fretz. She will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. Rita worked alongside her husband for many years at Rubino’s Grocery and later at Rubino’s Italian Bakery. A Funeral Mass to celebrate Rita’s life will be held on Tuesday March 10th, 2015 at St. Joachim’s Parish at 11:00 a.m. Friends may pay their respects on Monday March 9th, 2015 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Ave., South Porcupine, (705) 235 - 2900






 

HAYES, Evelyn
Hayes, Evelyn (April 18, 1923 to November 1, 2014) 
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Evelyn Hayes at the age of 91 on November 1, 2014 at the Timmins Extendicare.  Evelyn was born April 18, 1923 in Porcupine, Ontario and remained in the surrounding area until her passing.  She will be lovingly remembered and missed by her brother, Bill Beauchamp of Thunder Bay; her son, Roger Hayes of Penticton, BC;  her daughters, Jen Legault (Merv Schultz) of South Porcupine, Christine Nickerson of Ridgeway, Yvonne Ingram of Oshawa, together with many grandchildren and great grandchildren.  Evelyn is predeceased by her daughter, Geraldine (Gerry) Legault of Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta.  We wish to extend our sincere appreciation to the staff of Extendicare Timmins and also to Danny and Joanne Rochon and Neil O’Connor of Porcupine for the compassionate and loving care given to Evelyn.  She will remain very close to our hearts forever. A cremation has taken place and a graveside service will be held in the summer.
Donations to the Northern Ontario Animal Welfare Society will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900







 
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 In Loving Memory of
Jorgenson, Donald
 

1932-2015 

Don was married to his loving wife Pat for 64 years. The family announces with great sorrow the passing of Donald (Don) Jorgenson at the Golden Manor February 22nd, 2015 at the age of 83. Don was a loving father of Don Jr. (Jeannette), Laurie (Robert) Charlebois. Cherished grandfather to Brad, Darla, Karen, and Joanne. He was also great grandfather to Amelia, Benjamin, and Isabel. 

He was a well-known pilot in the Ignace and Dryden area. Don was predeceased by his father and mother and by his siblings Edna, Gloria and Gerald. 

Don was an avid fisherman and loved to get together with friends and family to party and play cards. 

The family would like to thank the staff at Golden Manor who took such special care and love to all their patients as they are very compassionate and caring. Thank you all for your kindness. 

There will be a private Memorial Service held at a later date. 

Donations to Alzheimer’s Society will be gratefully acknowledged by the family. 

Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705) 235-2900






 

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In Loving Memory of

Cannon, George (aka Bob)

Passed away unexpectedly on Friday February 13th, 2015. Loving husband of Pamela Nelson. Dear brother of Allan, James Jr., John (Cathy) Cannon, Barb (Dan) Gaudette. He will be sadly missed by Debra (Richard) Jarvensivu, Margaret Nelson, Maria Narda and many nieces and nephews.

George was predeceased by his parents James and Barbara Cannon.

Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society,the Timmins Humane Society or Charity of your choice will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.

Cremation has taken place and a graveside service will be held in the summer.

Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE (705)-235-2900

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In Loving Memory Of
 
Bill McCreight

January 26th, 1943 to February 15th, 2015
Passed away surrounded by family on Sunday February 15th, 2015 at the Timmins and District Hospital. Beloved husband of Danielle. Loving father of Michelle (Denis) Dubois, Mike (Tracy), Jamie (Teresa). Cherished grandfather of Bradley, April (Alain Gaudet), Dylan, Matthieu, Ashley, Taylor and Hannah. Great grandfather of Paytton, Keadon, Sophia, Robert and Courtney.
He is survived by his sister Juanita (late Fred) Sampson.
Bill was predeceased by his mother Lillian (late Ted) Convery, his father Walter McCreight , his father in law Antoine and mother in law Eva Chenier. He was predeceased by his siblings Ivan (Shirley), Edith (Bert) Vantfoort, Mary (John) Geddes, and Kathleen.
Bill will be sadly missed by his in laws Maurice (Fran) Chenier, Marcel (late Diane) Chenier, Gerard (Pat) Chenier , Aline (Vic) Evans and many nieces and nephews.
A very special thank you to a dear friend Danielle Radske and the nurses at Timmins and District Hospital on the Medical floor for their care and compassion.
Donations to the Timmins Miners Memorial Fund will gratefully acknowledged by the family.
 
Cremation has taken place and a Memorial Service will be held on Friday February 20th, 2015 at Stinson Funeral Home at 2:00 P.M.
The family will receive friend from 1:00 P.M. to 2:00 P.M. prior to the service at Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE (705)235-2900.








 
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 In Loving Memory of 

Bridget Cunnington 

Bridget passed after a lengthy illness on Tuesday February 10th, 2015 at Bingham Memorial Hospital. Predeceased by her beloved husband Frank Cunnington. Loving mother of Tamara (Jess) Barber, William (Kelly) Cunnington, Patrick and (Late) Carrie Cunnington

Beloved grandmother of Joey, Brianna Barber and Amanda Davidson and great grandmother of Kaleene, Ashley, Alexandria, Emma, Basia and Bailey. 

She leaves behind her sisters Betty (Late Jack) Findlay, Nancy (Ken) McLelland, Ned (Emmy) Colgan . She was predeceased by John Colgan

 

She loved going to Church and spent her free time knitting and crocheting.Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation will be gratefully acknowledged by the family. 

 

Cremation has taken place and a Memorial Service will be held at a later date. 

Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900 





 

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Chypyha, Sonia (nee Shpak) – July 13, 1938 – February 9, 2015 

We announce with great sadness, the passing of our beloved mother, Sonia Chypyha age 76 years. Mom was born in Hazeldale, Saskatchewan and moved to Toronto where she married Nick Chypyha. They moved up north where Sonia unfortunately became a widow and settled in South Porcupine to raise her 6 children.  Sonia was a Moose member, enjoyed cooking at the Moose Hall for different occasions and was an avid bowler. She was later employed in Housekeeping at Porcupine General Hospital until her retirement. Sonia was predeceased by her husband Nick, daughter Wende and brother Jerry. Sonia leaves behind to celebrate her life, brother Ernie Shpak (Jennie), sister Diane Herechuk-Cnossen, sister-in-law Donna Shpak as well as other brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, loving children Michael (Barb), David, Thomas (Natalie), Pamela, James and son-in-law Raymond.  Special grandchildren Nicholas, Randi-Lynn, Michelle, Michael Jr., Leanne, Kaylie, Katelyn, Jaret, Tyson, Larissa, and beloved great-grandchildren Jordyn and Austin. The family wish to thank mom’s homemakers Barb, Diane(s), Elizabeth, Melanie, Roxanne and especially to Carol Fenton for her care, friendship and compassion which we will never forget.  Thanks to all staff at the Timmins District Hospital who cared for mom.   In lieu of flowers, donations can be offered to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.  

 

 

 

A private service for family will be held with internment scheduled for June.  Funeral arrangements entrusted by Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900





 

 

In Loving Memory of

 

Vukovich, Vuokko: Passed away on Wednesday February 4th, 2015 at Sunnybrook Hospital after a courageous battle with cancer.  A celebration of her life will be held at the Kulta Koti on Monday February 9th, 2015 at noon.  The family would like to thank all of those that helped in her care including: the staff of Sunnybrook Hospital, and Doctors Voogjarv and Kvas.  In recognition of all of her community service work, the family would ask that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Timmins Finnish Seniors Home or the Canadian Cancer Society or simply a donation to a charity of your choice.

Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Ave., South Porcupine (705) 235-2900







 

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In Loving Memory of
Charlotte Vaillancourt (née Primeau)

June 2nd, 1955 to February 2nd, 2015
Predeceased by her son Steve Vallancourt in 2004, her brother Richard Primeau in 2012 and her mother Ruth Primeau in 2014.
She is survived by her loving husband Raymond, son Troy (Nicola), her grandsons Andrew, Nathaniel and Jordan, her great granddaughter Alice Charlotte, her father William Primeau and her siblings Rocky (Don), Claire, Micheal, Leah and Nicky (Roger), brother in law Richard Vaillancourt (Cindy), sister in law Pierette Blais (Richard), Lorraine Vaillancourt (Fred) as well as many nieces and nephews.
Many will remember Charlotte as “Mumma V” (aka The Dog Whisperer). Always ready to host a gathering and feed a crowd.....mmmm Mumma V Pizza! No one ever left her house hungry or without a smile on their face (including the dogs).
She loved her family with all her heart. They were the most important people in her life.  She will be greatly missed, but never forgotten.
As per Charlotte’s wishes cremation has taken place and a graveside service will be held at a later date, which will be announced.
In lieu of flowers donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, South Porcupine, (705) 235-2900
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  In Loving Memory of
Uren, Helen Joyce
1925-2015

It is with great sorrow that the family announces the passing of Helen at Timmins and District Hospital on Sunday January 25th, 2015. She was predeceased by her beloved husband of 52 years, William John (2001)
Helen was predeceased by her parents Katie and Richard Richards. She leaves behind her son Rick (Ruth) Uren and his stepchildren, Angie Walsh, Lisa Delcol, & Andy Delcol and her daughter Darlene Shortt. Cherished nana of Kaitlan and Reilly Shortt and “poochie” who she liked to share a muffin with.
She was a lifetime member of the South Porcupine Legion Branch #287. In her earlier years she played darts in the ladies and mixed leagues at the legion.  Raising her family and looking after her husband and grandchildren were her top priorities.
A Special thank you to Spruce Hill Lodge her home for the last six months, and Rita for the extra smoothies she made for her. A thank you to the PSWs who cared for her, especially Liz for taking the time to read the newspaper headlines to her.
 A big thank you to the Meals on Wheels drivers Randy and the retired policeman who brought her meals which allowed her to stay in her home for as long as she did.
It was her wish to be cremated with no funeral.
Donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation   or a charity of your choice   will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, South Porcupine, (705)235-2900









 
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Tierney, Pirjo (nee Kokkonen) – 1947 – 2015
Passed away on Sunday January 11th, 2015, Devoted Mother of Lisa Tierney Osborn of Ajax, cherished Mummu of Caitlyn and Zachary.  Beloved wife of the late Douglas Tierney (2013) and predeceased by her parents Armas in 1996 and Sirkka in 1993.  Pirjo is survived by her sister Sirpa (Dave) Ellis of South Porcupine and her nephews Matti (Julia) Ellis and Mika Ellis (Maxine) and by her great-niece Abigail and great-nephew Carson.  She is also survived by her sister-in-law Barbara Baird and brother-in-law Brian (Karen) Tierney and their sons Tyler and Adam in London, ON.  Born in Lahti, Finland Pirjo came to Canada as a young girl and became an active member of the Finnish community in South Porcupine.  Pirjo was a retired Teacher who taught at Queen Elizabeth and W. Earl Miller public schools and she was a long-time supporter of Kulta Koti participating on both the board of Directors and the Charities Board.  She was also an active member of St. John’s Lutheran Church. Donations made to Kulta Koti or Heart and Stoke Foundation in lieu of flowers will be gratefully appreciated by the family.  A Memorial Service will be held on Friday January 30th, 2015 at 2:00 P.M. with Rev. Deirdre Roach officiating at Stinson Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 12:30 P.M. to 2:00 P.M. prior to the Memorial Service on Friday January 30th, 2015 at Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Ave., South Porcupine, ON (705)235-2900.








 
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In Loving Memory of
Savage, Yvette
1945-2015

The family announces with sorrow her unexpected passing on January 20th, 2015 at the Timmins and District Hospital. Beloved wife of Fern of 52 years. Loving mother of Rachel Labonte, Helene (Michel) Ste. Croix, the late Fern Savage Jr., Paul Savage, Leo (Linda) Savage and Sylvie (Charlie) Webb.  She will be sadly missed by her 15 grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Yvette leaves behind her siblings, Paulette (Lawrence) Thibeault, Gerry Trottier, and Lorette Giroux.
 
Yvette was an avid dart player, a member of the Connaught & District Historical Society and a member of the Connaught Community Association.
Cremation has taken place as per Yvette’s wishes.
 The family will receive friends at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday February 14th, 2015 at the Connaught Community Centre to celebrate Yvette’s life. Donations to the Diabetes Association or Heart and Stroke will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral home, 100 Bruce Avenue, South Porcupine, (705)235-2900
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In Loving Memory of

CASSANITI, Salvatore Sr.

September 10th, 1935– January 18th, 2015

It is with great sadness that the family announces Salvatore’s passing on January 18th, 2015. Beloved husband of Angela. Devoted father of Tina Cassaniti (Joseph Labelle) and Sal (Lisa) Cassaniti. Treasured and devoted nonno of Dorian (Lisa), Justin, Meghan, Ian, Kayla and Makyla. Great-nonno of Damien, Kat and Malika. Brother of Lucia Orgovan of Toronto and Sarina Cassaniti of Italy. Loving zio of Emily (Steve) Maxwell of Barrie and Joseph (Dina) Orgovan of Cookstown. He was predeceased by his parents Angelo and Rosa, his brother Carmello and his sister Connie. Salvatore leaves behind many close friends.

In the summer Salvatore loved spending time outside tending to his garden and throughout the winter he thoroughly enjoyed   watching hockey and soccer. He loved to sing and filled the house with the sound of his voice; however as much as he loved these things, it was his grandchildren that were his ultimate pride and joy.

Remembrance donations to Paroisse St. Joachim’s Parish or the Canadian Cancer Society will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.

A Funeral Service will be held at Paroisse St. Joachim’s Parish on Thursday January 22nd, 2015 at 2:00p.m. The family will receive friends on Wednesday January 21st, 2015 from 7:00p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Ave., South Porcupine (705) 235-2900

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Norman Arthur Ollivier,

Beloved father, grandfather and great grandfather is now at peace. 

It is with heavy hearts that we share with you the passing of our beloved Dad, on January 15, 2015, after a momentous struggle.  Though our hearts are breaking with profound loss we seek comfort in knowing that now he is at rest, no longer in pain and finally, at peace.

 

He left this world at the age of 81 with his family by his side, both physically and in spirit.  With him were his children, Karen (and more son than son-in-law Jim) Ambeau of South Porcupine, Kathy (Ken Johnston) Castonguay of Timmins, Tim (Judith) Ollivier of Toronto, Kelly (Carl) Ollivier-Gooch of Vancouver.  His cherished Grandchildren: Kari-Anne (Rodney), David, James (Erin), Jeff (Karla), Jody (Chris), Jay, Jamie, Joel, Kaitlin and Jada.  Joining him and making him laugh in the next world are his dear wife of 47 years, Betty, and his beloved grandson, Jack Daniel.

 

The great grandchildren who adored him and who delighted him with peels of laughter, the games they would play with him and the hockey games he loved to watch: Andrianna, Michael, Jacob, Ben, Austin, Brooke, Adam, Alex, Rya, Kory Ane, Jemma, Brianna, Bailey, Riley, Kora-Lee and Gavin.  His grandchildren and great grandchildren by love: Derik (Jamie; Lindsay, Kole, and Kohen), Nathan, Matthew.

 

Dad lived a full life and he lived life to the fullest.  His journey into this world began on June, 24, 1933 in Englehart, Ontario when he brought joy into the lives of his (deceased) parents, Mona (nee Jelly) and Arthur Ollivier and his older (surviving) brother, Ronald Ollivier, of Cobalt. 

 

Dad followed in the footsteps of his father and dedicated his life to the Ontario Northland Railway.  His love of trains and the railway life was evident in the joy he took in sharing his stories working for the ONR with anyone who would listen.   

 

His community volunteer work as lifetime member of the Lions Club (South Porcupine, Kirkland Lake, Grand Bend) and as Assistant Chief of the Kenogami Volunteer Fire Brigade were a reflection of his giving spirit and his willingness to lend a helping hand to those in need.

 

He was a very bright man of many, many talents.  Dad loved being outdoors, fishing, hunting, and gardening.  He always kept busy doing something and his creativity was reflected in his love of tinkering and building things, and sometimes even re-building things.  And he loved to get lost in a really good novel. 

 

Our loss is immeasurable and we miss him profoundly.  We take small comfort in knowing he is at peace and believing that he is reunited with those people he loved so dearly and lost so long ago.  It is our time to share him with them again.  

We invite those who knew Norm to join us for a Celebration of his life from 2-4pm on Thursday, January 22, 2015 in the Activity Center at the Spruce Hill Lodge in South Porcupine.

 

In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory will be graciously received to the Spruce Hill Lodge, the non-profit independent living facility, the place Dad called home and the place  where he truly felt at home. 

Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Ave., South Porcupine, (705)235-2900

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In Loving Memory of
Margaret (née Lelievre) Hall
1923-2015

Margaret passed away peacefully while surrounded by family at Maison De L’envol on January 12th, 2015. Predeceased by her first husband Ronald Joseph MacDonald (1972). Loving mother of Faye (Harry) Ruffer, Francis MacDonald, Debra (Ted) Kociolek, Nancy (Eddy) Nylund, Ron (Marijan) MacDonald, Richard (Joelle) MacDonald, Joanne (Dan) Rochon, Peter MacDonald. She will be sadly missed by Richard (late Lil) Hall, Ann (Greg) Kinsmen and Eileen Lelievre.
She leaves behind her siblings Fern Albert, Belle (late Don) Liberty , and Henry (Helen) Lelievre.
Margaret was a loving grandmother to 28 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her second husband Ken Hall, her daughter Jane and her siblings John (late Elsie) Lelievre, Robert Lelievre, Helen Lelievre,  Lyda (late Don) MacDonnel and Roseann (late Duncan) King.
Margaret always had a strong love of music. As a young child she joined the choir.  Margaret was a great cook and baker, and will always be remembered for her extraordinary butter tarts. She enjoyed swimming and was a lifetime member of Woman Of The Moose. Her greatest joy in life was being a caregiver. She not only raised her children, but also helped raise her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and was a caregiver to many of the children in her community.
Donations to Maison De L’envol will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
 
A Funeral Service will be held at St. Joachim’s Parish on Friday January 16th, 2015 at 11:00 A.M.
The family will receive friends on Thursday January 15th, 2015 from 2:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. & 7:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. at Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900

 
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Tierney, Pirjo (nee Kokkonen) – 1947 – 2015
Passed away on Sunday January 11th, 2015, Devoted Mother of Lisa Tierney Osborn of Ajax, cherished Mummu of Caitlyn and Zachary.  Beloved wife of the late Douglas Tierney (2013) and predeceased by her parents Armas in 1996 and Sirkka in 1993.  Pirjo is survived by her sister Sirpa (Dave) Ellis of South Porcupine and her nephews Matti (Julia) Ellis and Mika Ellis (Maxine) and by her great-niece Abigail and great-nephew Carson.  She is also survived by her sister-in-law Barbara Baird and brother-in-law Brian (Karen) Tierney and their sons Tyler and Adam in London, ON.  Born in Lahti, Finland Pirjo came to Canada as a young girl and became an active member of the Finnish community in South Porcupine.  Pirjo was a retired Teacher who taught at Queen Elizabeth and W. Earl Miller public schools and she was a long-time supporter of Kulta Koti participating on both the board of Directors and the Charities Board.  She was also an active member of St. John’s Lutheran Church. Donations made to Kulta Koti or Heart and Stoke Foundation in lieu of flowers will be gratefully appreciated by the family.  A memorial service to be announced, funeral arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Ave., South Porcupine, ON (705)235-2900.

 
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In Loving Memory of

Kenneth Michael Gibson

1949-2015

 

It is with heavy hearts that the family announces the passing of Ken Gibson. Loving husband of Trish Gibson and beloved father of Matthew (Natalie) Gibson and David (Anna) Gibson. Cherished grandfather of Tristan & Alexis Gibson. Brother of Donald Gibson. Ken was predeceased by his parents Margaret and Rev. Canon Bill Gibson. He will be missed by his brothers-in-law David Gorringe, Doug (Megan) Gorringe and his niece and nephews.

The most important thing to Ken was family especially his two loving grandchildren who meant the world to him. He also enjoyed spending time at the cottage and travelling around the world.

In lieu of flowers donations to Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.

A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday January 14th, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. the family will receive friends from 12:00 noon until 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday at Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705) 235-2900

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In Loving Memory of

Lawrence Gerard Colford (age 60)

Born on January 14th, 1954 in Doaktown, New Brunswick. He was predeceased by his parents Gordon Colford and Margaret Veno; brothers Leo and Ron; sisters Catherine and Shirley. Lawrence is survived by Eveline (Yvette) Matthew and son Lawrence Colford and daughters Crystal Colford and Margaret Catherine Colford. He leaves behind his sisters Elizabeth Veno , Geraldine Gillespie (Shirley), Charlene Stubbs (Dan) and his granddaughter Wynter Hope Sandwith. He will be sadly missed by several nieces and nephews. Donations made to the charity of your choice will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.

A Memorial Service will be held at 8:00 p.m. at Stinson Funeral Home on January 11th, 2015. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 6:00p.m to 8:00 p.m. at Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Ave., South Porcupine (705) 235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org

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In Loving Memory of
Joseph (Joe) Dukovac
1940-2015

The family announces with sorrow his passing away peacefully on Tuesday January 6th, 2015. Joseph leaves behind his brothers George (Susan) Dukovac and Richard Dukovac.  Uncle of 5 nieces & nephews and 10 great nieces & great nephews. He was predeceased by his parents Mary Donovan (Dukovac) and Frank Dukovac. Joe taught school in North Bay and South Porcupine for over 30 years. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.  Joe was a proud member of the Porcupine community and could often be found socializing at Tim Hortons. He was an avid reader, a sports fan and gardener. His green thumb was quite evident by the way he kept the grounds at the South Porcupine Legion Br. # 287 in which he was also a member and the past President.
Donations to a charity of your choice will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
As per Joe’s wishes cremation has taken place and a family service will be held at a later date.
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900

 
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In Loving Memory of

Conrad Joseph Leon Lagrange

November 12th, 1931 – January 5th, 2015 (83)

The family announces with great sorrow his passing in his home while surrounded by his partner, his children and his grandchildren. He is survived by his loving partner of 44 years Fleur-Ange Emma, his brother Serge, his children Yvan and Tracy and his step-daughters Lina and Christine, his grandchildren Dean, Alyssa, Andy, Deven, Michael, Cody, Jenna, Emma and Shamus and his great-grandchildren Treysen, Kingston, Dakota and Dexter. He is predeceased by his parents Alfred and Adrienne and his brother Donald. Conrad was proud and long-time member of the local Ironworkers 786. He spent his time off fishing, hunting and camping with children and grandchildren. Born in St. Juste Montmagny, Quebec he settled in Timmins in 1965 and has resided there ever since. His sense of humour and his gentle caring nature made him a comforting presence and an important part of the lives of all who knew him. Conrad requested that no Funeral Service be held. Memorial donations can be made to the Camp Quality Foundation.

Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900

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In Loving Memory of
MANN, Wallace
1941 – 2015

The family announces with sorrow his unexpected passing on January 4th, 2015. Beloved husband of Karen (née Butler).  Loving father of Rosemary (Bruce) Lemieux, MaryAnn (Darrin) Nadon and Donald Mann. Proud and devoted grandfather of Aaron, Matthew & Breanna Lemieux and Tyler Nadon. Dear brother of Shirley (Delphis) Duguay, Geraldine (Richard) Chapman, Ronald (Louise) Mann, Della (Steven) Fisher and Pamela (Late Roland) Lamontagne. He will be fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews and his furry companion Tubby. He was predeceased by his parents Donald and Caroline Mann and his grandson Adam Nadon.
Wallace was a proud member of the Pamour Mine Rescue team and it was evident how much he enjoyed his career in mining by the amount of mining stories Wallace would tell.  He was an avid reader and a history buff. In his earlier years he enjoyed hunting and fishing with his wife Karen. Above all Wallace enjoyed all of the wonderful time he spent with his wife, children and grandchildren. 
Donations made to the Good Samaritan Inn will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
The family will receive friends on Thursday January 8th, 2015 from 1:00p.m to 2:00 p.m at Stinson Funeral Home. Following the visitation a Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. at Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Ave., SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705) 235-2900

 
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In Loving Memory of
James McWhirter
1940-2016

It is with great sadness the family announces the passing of Jim at Timmins and District Hospital on April 21st, 2016 at the age of 76 years. He left us to join his beloved wife Myra. Loving father to Sherry (Harvey) Benford, Darryl, Lynn, James and the late Ricky. Cherished grandfather of Leigha, Jennifer and Thomas. Jim is survived by his sister Mary. He was predeceased by his siblings Don, Royce, Robert, Graham, and Evelyn. Beloved brother-in-law of John (Sue), Ida, Joan, Janet.  Will be sadly missed by Dawn and many of his other nieces and nephews.
The family would like to send a special thank you to Dr. Paupst and the staff on Medical 2B for their care and compassion.
A celebration of his life will be held at Northland Bible Camp, Ramore, Ontario on Tuesday April 26th, 2016 at 11:30 A.M.
Donations to the Northland Bible Camp will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, SOUTH PORCUPINE, (705)235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.org