JEAN-PAUL JOHN VAILLANCOURT
The family announces with great sorrow his death at the Timmins and District Hospital on Tuesday, July 24, 2001 at the age of 70 years. Loving husband of Florence (Nee Rickard) and dear father of Valine Vaillancourt (Jesse Heidt) of Hamilton and Peter-John Vaillancourt (wife Marie) of Kitchener. Grandfather of 3 grandchildren Johnny, James and Justin Vaillancourt all of Kitchener. Brother of Mauril Pete Vaillancourt (wife Jeannette) of Timmins, Simone DeMarchi (late husband Lino) of Toronto. Predeceased by his parents Edmond and Emma Vaillancourt and his siblings Roland Vaillancourt, Gert Fortais and Marion Allen. John was born on December 22, 1930 in Chelmsford, Ontario. He moved to Timmins at a very young age and has resided here for most of his life. John was an electrician by trade and worked as an electrical supervisor for many years with the McIntyre Mine and Noranda Mines. He was awarded many honours such as a certificate from the Ontario Department of Mines for Mine Rescue training and also a certificate from the Ontario Department of Mines Rescue Division. This particular certificate was for his involvement and untiring efforts in the face of extreme hazardous conditions during the underground fire at McIntyre Porcupine Mine during February 8th to the 20th, 1965. John was also presented an award of merit from the Porcupine Mines Safety Group in recognition of having supervised 35,000 man shifts without a compensable or lost time injury. At this time the family would like to thank Dr. M.J. Deslauriers, Therese Bergeron-Hopson and the nursing staff at the Timmins and District Hospital for their care, compassion and kindness. A memorial service will be held at 12:00 noon on Saturday, July 28, 2001 in the chapel of MIRON-WILSON FUNERAL HOME. Fr. Leo Rancourt officiating. Remembrance donations to the Lifeguard Fund c/o the Sportsplex would be greatly appreciated. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon at the MIRON-WILSON FUNERAL HOME, 150 Balsam St. S., Timmins.
The family announces with sorrow her death on Thursday July 26, 2001 at the Timmins and District Hospital at the age of 97. Predeceased by her husband Fred Cool in 1982, her daughter Lena Boychuk in 1997 and her son Roland Cool in 1970. Survived by her children Lucien Cool (wife-Jacqueline) of Timmins, Marcel Cool (wife-Diane) of Timmins and Rheal Cool (wife-Karen) of Moosonee; her daughter-in-law Eilleen Cool of Timmins; 18 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday July 28, 2001 at Notre Dame de Lourdes Church. Cremation. Remembrance donations to the St. Martin de Porres or the charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated. The family will receive friends on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Stephens-Lessard Funeral Home. (268-4488). At this time the family would like to thank Dr. Kanya-Forstner, Dr. Deslauriers, the staff of the Timmins and District Hospital as well as the staff of Extendicare Timmins Nursing Home - B wing for the excellent care given to their mother.
The family announces with sorrow his death, after a lengthy illness on Tuesday, July 24, 2001 at the Timmins and District Hospital, at the age of 84 years. Predeceased by his wife, Esther (Straatman) in 1963, and by his second wife, Margaret (Lauzon) in 1991. He is survived by his special friend Annette Duchesne and by his loving children, Diane Caroll of Brandon, Manitoba, Connie (Marcel) Lacroix of Timmins, Eddy (Kathie) Lambert of London, and several step-children. Dear grandfather of Bobby, Susan, Irene, Denise, Raymond, Debbie, Linda, Paul, Jeff and many great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Loving brother of Bob (Ruth) Lambert of Sarnia. Predeceased by his sister Lea Laroque, by his stepbrothers Herman Lambert, Fred Asselin and his son-in-law Peter Carroll. Philip served in the Canadian Army Overseas receiving many medals of honour and decorations and was a lifetime member of the Royal Canadian Legion and Loyal Order of the Moose. Funeral service will be held on Friday, July 27, 2001 at 10:30 a.m. from St. Antoine Church. Interment at Timmins Memorial Cemetery. Remembrance donations to the charity of choice would be greatly appreciated. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the MIRON-WILSON FUNERAL HOME, 150 Balsam, St. St., Timmins.
DYSART, Ralph Henry (Dodi)
Passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, at the Willett Hospital, Paris, on July 24th, 2001 in his 82nd year. Ralph was the beloved husband of Julie (Gregor) for 56 years, devoted and precious father and father-in-law of Rose and Bill Simpson, Jeannie Tessier, and Julie and Jim Mittendorf. Cherished Pop to Rob Simpson, Daniel and Lyndsay Tessier and Jamie Mittendorf. He will be sadly missed by his sisters, Jean Dysart and Marjorie Cowan of South Porcupine, his brother and sisters-in-law, his many loved nieces and nephews and special friends. Predeceased by his parents Hugh Dysart and Gertrude Russell, his brother Malcolm and sister Myrtle. Ralph will be remembered by all who know him for his kind heart, caring soul and sense of humour even through his difficult struggles. The Dysart family will receive friends at the McCLEISTER FUNERAL HOME, NORTH CHAPEL, 495 Park Rd. N., Brantford, on Friday July 27th from 10 - 11:00 a.m. followed by a celebration of Ralphs life at 11:00 in the chapel with Mike Flynn officiating. In lieu of flowers donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society greatly appreciated. McCLEISTER (519) 758-1553). John 5:24 You are in God's hands now, you have crossed over from death to life. Your suffering has passed, and everlasting peace is upon you. We give thanks to the Lord. Good night, we love you, see you in Heaven
MARIE-PAULE LAUZON-DESJARDINS (Nee POTVIN)
The family announces with great sorrow her death on Wednesday July 25, 2001 at the Rosedale Centre, Matheson, at the age of 77. Predeceased by her first husband Paul Emile Lauzon in 1980 and her daughter-in-law Rosemary Lauzon in 1995. Survived by her second husband Laurent Desjardins of Ramore, her children RenÄ Lauzon of Hull, QuÄ., Lise Nault (husband-Marcel) of Val Caron, Linda Godfroy (husband-Luc) of Timmins, Johanne Godfroy (husband-Florent) of Timmins and Guy Lauzon (wife-Wanda) of Matheson; her step-children Cecile Lalonde (husband-Guy), Daniel Desjardins (wife-Louise), Jeannette Champagne (husband-Jacques), Robert Desjardins (wife-Anne Marie), Suzanne Gregory (husband-Jim), Pauline Monette (husband-Paul) and Leo Desjardins; 16 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, numerous step-grandchildren, her brothers Rodolphe Potvin (wife-Pearl) of Paincourt, Ont., and Jean-Paul Potvin (wife-Gertrude) of Kapuskasing and her sister Lucille Desgroseilliers of Bonfield, Ont. Also predeceased by her sisters Annette Desgroseilliers and Francoise Lauzon and her brother Gaston Potvin. Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday July 28, 2001 at the St. Laurent Church. Interment at Moonbeam Cemetery. Remembrance donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated. The family will receive friends on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the St. Laurent Church Hall in Ramore. Funeral arrangements in care of Stephens-Lessard Funeral Home, Timmins. (705-268-4488) Tuesday, July 24, 2001
MRS. SYLVIA (TUN) LEGENDRE
The family announce with sorrow her passing on Friday evening, surrounded by family, July 20th, 2001 at her residence, aged 55 years of Nighthawk. Beloved wife of Lionel (Leo) at home. Dear mother of Dawn (Mrs. Rick Taylor) of Dease Lake, B.C., Judy (Mrs. Paul Dubeau) of South Porcupine, Bernice (Mrs. Steve Kelf) of Penticton, B.C., Ian (wife Janice) Legendre of Ottawa, Vickey (Mrs. Mike Steinbrunner) of Nighthawk and Roland (wife Leanne) Legendre of Timmins. Treasured grandmother of Whitney, Clark, Jamie, Tyler, Nicole, Tina, Megan, Meranda, Austin, Keith and Kurt, Cherished sister of Lois (Mrs. Alfred Lebarr) of Orillia, Judy (Mrs. Mack Briscoe) of Renfrew, Clayton (wife Mary) McCharles of Porcupine, Lynn (Mrs. George Gruntz) of Renfrew, Frank and Angus McCharles of Porcupine and Geneva McCharles of Renfrew. Predeceased by her father Fred McCharles and survived by her mother Bernice (nÄe Dufresne). Tun will be sadly missed by other brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, aunts, uncles, nieces & nephews, several close friends and her cat Charlie. She was born in Porcupine and enjoyed blueberry picking, cooking and making pottery. Remembrance donations in her memory will be graciously received through the funeral home to The Canadian Cancer Society and the Porcupine Food Bank. A Funeral Service to celebrate her life will be held on Tuesday July 24th at 11:00 a.m. in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Doreen Sproule officiating. Rite of interment to follow in Whitney Cemetery. Friends may call at the Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Ave., South Porcupine.
DEANNA MAY FLEURIE
The death occurred on Monday July 23rd, 2001 at the Kirkland District Hospital of Mrs. Deanna May Fleurie at the age of 62 years. Born in Kirkland Lake, Mrs. Fleurie was a Virginiatown resident for the past two years. She will be deeply missed by her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She is predeceased by her parents Frank and Elizabeth [nÄe Porteus] Wynn; grandsons: LÄo NoÄ Melanìon, and Daniel Gilles Villeneuve. She leaves her loving husband Emery Fleurie at home; children: Debra [and Claude] Melanìon of Virginiatown, Frank [and Pauline] Fleurie of Matheson, James [and Cathy] Fleurie of Edmonton, and Brenda [and Gilles] Villeneuve of Ramore. Also left to mourn are her grandchildren: Jonathan, Emery, Laura, Julia, Andrew, Michael, and David; great grandchildren: Kyla, C.J., and Mercadez. She also leaves her loving sister Claudette [and Randy] Burns of Parry Sound. The Fleurie Family will welcome friends at the Monette Funeral Home on Tuesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. The funeral service will take place in the Monette Funeral Chapel on Wednesday July 25th, 2001 at 2 p.m. with Pastor Peter Dempsey officiating. Cremation to follow. Interment of the ashes will take place in the Kirkland Lake Cemetery. In Memoriam contributions to the Canadian Cancer Society of the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be gratefully acknowledged.
YVONNE CHARTRAND (Nee Gagnon)
The family announces with sorrow her death at the Timmins and District Hospital on Friday, July 20, 2001 at the age of 88 years. Loving mother of Annette (Mrs. Gerry Moreau) of North Bay. Jeannette Chartrand of Ottawa, the late ThÄrÅse (1950s), Fleurette (Mrs. Albert Boudreau) of Timmins, Lucien Chartrand (wife Anita) of Brampton, Aline (Mrs. Ron Brochu) of Timmins and Ronald Robitaille of Oshawa. Grandmother of 14 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren. Also survived by one brother Rosario Gagnon of Timmins. Yvonne was born on September 2, 1912 in Fall River, Massachusetts, USA. She moved to Canada at the age of 3 and has resided here in Timmins since 1928. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 24, 2001 in the MIRON-WILSON FUNERAL HOME CHAPEL. Pastor John Edwards will be officiating. Interment at the Timmins Memorial Cemetery. Remembrance donations to the Timmins and District Hospital Foundation would be greatly appreciated. The family will receive friends on Monday, July 23, 2001 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the MIRON-WILSON FUNERAL HOME, 150 Balsam St. S., Timmins.
ANTOINE "TONY" POULIN
1909 - 2002
The family announces with great sorrow his death on Thursday January 31, 2002 at the Timmins and District Hospital at the age of 93. Predeceased by his wife Simone Poulin(nee-Joncas) in 1998, his parents Alfred and Roseanna Poulin, his sister Fabiola Prinkle and his brothers Aime, Armand, Charles, Gerard and Remi Poulin. Survived by his children Vivian Burnett(husband-late Harry) of Norwich, Carmen Boileau(husband-Yvon)of Timmins, Roberte Carle of Sudbury and Darquise Poulin-Landry of Rockland; 9 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild, his sisters Flore Brunette of Timmins and Yvonne St. Denis of Windsor. Mr. Poulin worked for 33 years at the Aunor Mines. He was a member of the Board of Directors for the Caisse Populaire de Timmins for over 20 years and a member of the Canadian National Institute of the Blind. For over 60 years, Tony's greatest passion was bowling. He took great pride in all of his numerous victories. Funeral service will be held at 11 am on Monday February 4, 2002 at Notre Dame de Lourdes Church. Interment at Timmins Memorial Cemetery. Remembrance donations to the Canadian National Institute of the Blind would be greatly appreciated. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the Stephens-Lessard Funeral Home.(268-4488)
Mrs. Grace Blair (Webb) (nee MacQuarrie)
Peacefully, surrounded by her family on Wednesday, January 30, 2002 at the age of 83. Predeceased by her 1st husband Harvey Webb and 2nd husband Robert Blair, as well as her sisters Kathleen Williams and Jean Stevens. Grace is survived by her sons Ron & wife Jennifer Webb of Florida, Don of Virginia and John of Ottawa, her sisters Edna Alpine of Pennsylvania, Mae & Del Baker of Timmins and Beryl Robertson of Timmins. Grace was the proud grandmother of 5 grandchildren and beloved auntie to several nieces and nephews. We will remember her smile always. A Memorial Service directed by Gilpin Funeral Home was held at the Thedford Country Manor in Thedford, Ontario. As per Grace's wishes following cremation, a Family burial service will take place at a later date in Timmins. Donations will be gratefully accepted at the: Grand Bend United Church. P.O. Box 61, Grand Bend, Ontario, N0M 1T0. Attention: Mary Loscombe.
Aline Gagnon (Nee Lacasse)
The family announces with sorrow her death at Timmins Extendicare, Schumacher, on Thursday, January 17, 2002 at the age of 83 years. Beloved wife of the late Romeo Gagnon (2001). Dear mother of Huguette Miller (Jean Latulipe) of Oshawa, Lise Daigneault (Gerald) of Timmins, Denise Vanopdenbosch (Richard) of St. Albert, Alberta, Real Bhakti Raghava Swami of Indonesia. Donald Gagnon (Lorraine) of Timmins and Carole Gagnon (Penni Schwartz) of Ottawa. Loving grandmother of 10 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. Dear sister of Marie Riopel of Wisconsin, Florice Roy of Timmins, Gaston Lacasse of London and Gemma Carriere of Kapuskasing. Aline will be sadly missed by numerous nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her granddaughter Michelle Vanopdenbosch, her parents Joseph and Desneige Lacasse and by her brothers Aime, Rene, Lucien, Alexandre, Ernest, Claude and Gerald Lacasse. Aline was a longtime volunteer with the C.N.I.B., the Red Cross and St. Vincent de Paul. She was a current client with the C.N.I.B. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 2, 2002 at 12:00 noon in the Miron-Wilson Funeral Home Chapel (Father Les Costello officiating). IN LIEU OF FLOWERS, remembrance donations to the C.N.I.B. Timmins Branch would be appreciated. The family will receive friends on Saturday, February 2, 2002 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon at the MIRON-WILSON FUNERAL HOME, 150 Balsam St., S., Timmins.
Burke, Marie Phyllis
Peacefully at Mount Carmel Home, St. Catharines on Wednesday, January 30, 2002. Marie Burke 83 years of age. Wife of the late Patrick, loving mother of Bill and Frances Burke of Timmins, Peter and Lorraine Burke of Chelmsford, Terry and Sandra Burke of St. Catharines, Donna and Rene Ladouceur of St. Catharines, Michael and Sheron Burke of St. Catharines, Patricia and James LaBine of Timmins, Barbara and Richard Sopotyk of St. Catharines, Sheila Matthews of St. Catharines, John and Lisa Burke of Grimsby. She will be sadly missed by many grandchildren and all great grandchildren. Survived her sister Isabelle Larsen of South Porcupine and her brother Ray Charbonneau of Hamilton, her sister-in-law Catherine Burke of Timmins. Predeceased by her brothers Jack, Bud, Ted and Bill. Funeral arrangements are being held in St. Catharines at George Darte Funeral Chapel, 585 Carlton St. on Saturday with cremation to follow. Interment will be held in Timmins at a later date. Memorial Remembrances to Tender Wishes Foundation of Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. On-Line Guest Book - www.dartefuneralhome.com
Mrs. Catherine (Kay) Huzio
Peacefully, on Tuesday, January the 29th 2002 at the Timmins and District Hospital, aged 82 yrs of South Porcupine formerly of Schumacher. Loving mother of Joan (Mrs. John Halloran) of Belleville and Carol (Mrs. Fred Guacci) of Porcupine. Cherished grandmother of Lisa (Mrs. Richard Lamarche), Michael (Kristy) Guacci, Matthew Guacci, Steven & Patricia Halloran. Treasured sister of Mrs. Annie Piech and John Procyk both of Montreal, Mary Krupa of New York and Olga Paley of Winnipeg. She was predeceased by a brother Nick Procyk. Kay was born in Montreal and had been a resident of the Porcupine Camp for over 45 years. In lieu of flowers remembrances in her memory to the Arthritic Foundation will be graciously received through the funeral home. A funeral to celebrate her life will be held on Friday, Febraury 1st, 2002 at 11:00AM in St. Joachim's Church South Porcupine with Fr. Maurice Magnan officiating, assisted by Wendy DeCario as organist. Friends may call on Thursday from 2:00PM to 4:00PM and from 7:00PM to 9:00PM at the Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Ave., South Porcupine. (235-2900)
Mr. Sargent passed away at the North Bay General on Tuesday January 29th, 2002 in his 90th year. Predeceased by his wife Myrtle (1997). Dear father of Paul (wife Pauline) of North Bay and David (wife Joan) and grand-daughter Laura of Grimsby. Lewis was an avid golfer and curler. As per his wishes there will be no visitation or funeral service. Interment to be held at a later date in Grand Valley, ON. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Hillside Funeral Services, North Bay, ON (705 474 7655).