DIGNARD, Gérald Joseph (December 4, 1921 - August 1, 2002)
It is with profound sorrow that the family announces the passing of their very much loved “Gerry” at the age of 80 years. Beloved husband of Muriel (née Dionne). Father of Pierre (wife Lilliane), Louise, Jo-Anne Harrison (husband Gary), Michelle Bourke (husband James), Francine and Jacqueline Rocca (husband Claudio). Grandfather of Catherine Bell, Rozanne Dignard, Suzanne Montgomery (husband Robert), Jodie Harrison and Leslie Harrison. Dear brother of Adolphe (predeceased, wife Meriza), Albert (predeceased, wife Marie), Irene Ivasek (husband Joseph predeceased), Napoleon (predeceased), Roger (predeceased), Therese Spaul (predeceased, husband John also predeceased), Lorraine Trudeau (husband Robert), Joe (wife Jean), Annabelle (husband Alphonse), Bob predeceased , Albini (wife Maria) and Lina-Rose Boudreau (husband Aurèle). Fondly remembered as a Chef and restauranteur in Sudbury for many years, Gerry was also an avid fisherman, hunter, golfer and bridge player. A life well-lived, and a man well-loved. We will love you and miss you forever. At the deceased request, there will be no visitation. Friends may call 1:30 p.m. Sunday, August 04, 2002 for a Memorial Service which will be held in the Chapel of the CO-OPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, 222 Lasalle Blvd. East, (at Notre-Dame), Sudbury, Sunday, August 4th, 2002 at 2 p.m. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
DITTBURNER, Evelyn “Ev” (nee Timm)
In loving memory of Evelyn “EV” (nee Timm) Dittburner, 72 years, who passed away Wednesday, July 31st, 2002 at her home. Beloved wife of Richard (Ford) Dittburner (predeceased 1992). Loving mother of Richard of Brampton. Loving mother-in-law of Margaret of Stratford. Cherished Nona of 3 grandsons, Matthew, Daniel and Jamie. Dear daughter of Henry and Amelia (Brose) Timm both predeceased. Born in Ottawa, she married Richard in 1955. They owned and operated businesses in Nairn Centre and Espanola. Ev had served as a active volunteer with the Diabetic Association. She will be sadly missed but always remembered with love, especially for her cheerfulness.
(John 14: 1-2 (NIV)
Do not let your heart be troubled. Trust in God, trust also in me. In my Father’s house are many room: If it were not so, I would have told you. I am going there to prepare for you.
Memorial Service in the R.J. Barnard Chapel, JACKSON AND BARNARD FUNERAL HOME, 233 Larch St., Wednesday, August 7th, 2002 at 3 p.m. Cremation at the Parklawn Crematorium. In lieu of flowers donations to the Lupus Association or Diabetic Association would be appreciated. (Friends may call 2:30 p.m. Wednesday).
In loving memory of Michael Fennessy, 77 years, of Copper Cliff, who passed away peacefully Thursday evening, August 1st, 2002 at the Sudbury Regional Hospital - Laurentian Site surrounded by his loving family. A smelter worker he retired from INCO in 1988 with 30 years service. Michael was born in Carrick-on-suir, Tipperay Ireland. He settled in the Sudbury area in 1958 from England. A Roman Catholic he belonged to St. Stanislaus Parish. A decorated WWII Veteran he served with the Royal Air Force in Africa. Michael was a well known and respected member of the Royal Canadian Legion Br. #224 Copper Cliff. He will be remembered as a person who was always quick to help friends and neighbours. Michael embraced life whether celebrating his Irish spirit with his comrades at the Legion or being a good friend to someone in need. He will be sadly missed but never forgotten and: “And until we meet again, Michael, May God hold you in the palm of his hand”. Beloved husband of Mary (Anderson) Fennessy. Loving father of Martin (wife Karen) of Welland, Marian of Toronto, Lynda (husband Daniel Moss) of Lively, Patricia (husband Gordon Maxwell) of Waterloo, Barbara Okanik of Font Hill and Diane (husband Rob Richardson) of Welland. Cherished grandfather of Heather, Devin, Shaun, Michael, Keri, Will, Andrew, Veronica, Melissa, Zach, Marty, Emerson and Rhys. Dear son of Edward and Margaret Fennessy predeceased. Dear brother of Joan Boland (husband Paddy) of Ireland, Alice Durrant (husband Ray) of England and the late Mary Cleary and Charles Fennessy (wife Nancy of England) both predeceased. Sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. Resting at the JACKSON AND BARNARD FUNERAL HOME, 233 Larch St., Sudbury. (Friends may call after 6:00 p.m. Saturday). A memorial service will be held 7:30 p.m. Saturday under the auspices of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #224 Copper Cliff. A prayer service will be held 8 p.m. Saturday. A traditional Irish Wake will follow at the Copper Cliff Legion to celebrate Michael’s life with spirits and stories. Interment in the Waters Cemetery, 12 Noon Tuesday. Donations to the Heart & Soul / Cancer Services would be appreciated.
HUBBARD, Marion Eva “Marie”
In loving memory of Marion Eva “Marie” Hubbard, 92 years, peacefully, Monday, August 5th, 2002 at Extendicare York. Beloved daughter of Aaron Hubbard and Catherine (husband Albert Lowrie) all predeceased. Loving sister of Helena Morrison (husband George predeceased), Mary Gignac (husband Patrick predeceased), John Lowrie and predeceased by Nelson Hubbard. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Marie especially love to be around children. There will be no public visitation. A Memorial Service will be held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses on Regional Rd. 55 at a future date. Cremation at the Park Lawn Crematorium. Arrangements entrusted to the LOUGHEED FUNERAL HOME.
KUZNIAR, Kathleen McKay “Kay” (nee Ferguson)
In loving memory of Kathleen McKay “Kay” Kuzniar (nee Ferguson), 71 years, who passed away Thursday, August 1st, 2002 at the Sudbury Regional Hospital - Laurentian Site. Beloved wife of Eugene “Jim” Kuzniar of Sudbury. Loving mother of Catherine “Cathy” Hellerman (husband Larry) of Waterloo, James Kuzniar of Queensville and Gordon Kuzniar (wife Dianne) of Noelville. Dear grandmother of Laura, Lindsey, Carson, Taylor, Jenna and Mitchel. Daughter of the late George and Kathleen Ferguson. Dear sister of the late Gloria Trezise (husband George of Copper Cliff), Sylvia Eles (husband Joe) of McFarlane Lake, Arthur Ferguson (wife Anna) of Fairbank Lake, Margaret Desanti (husband Ed) of Fairbank Lake, Gwen Chmilar (husband Al predeceased) of Sudbury, Gloria predeceased. At Kathleen’s request there will be no visitation, cremation at the Parklawn Crematorium, Sudbury. Memorial Service in the R.J. Barnard Chapel, JACKSON AND BARNARD FUNERAL HOME, 233 Larch St. (at a Future date). Cremation in the Parklawn Crematorium. Donations to the Heart and Soul Cancer Services would be appreciated.
LAVIGNE, Alphonse Joseph
The family announces with sorrow his death Tuesday, July 30, 2002 in Dowling, at the age of 57 years. Son of the late Léo Lavigne and of the late Maria Lavigne (née Labelle). Husband of Lise Lavigne (née Doucette). Cherished father of Ian (wife Shelly) of Val Caron and Brigitte Lavigne-Dagenais (husband Glen) of Hanmer. Loving brother of Bernadin Lavigne (wife Rachelle) of Cache Bay, Gaston Lavigne (wife Cécile) of Verner, Gerard Lavigne (wife Yolande) of Chelmsford, Germaine Lagrandeur (husband Henri) of Hanmer, Marianne Poirier (husband Roland) of Field and Carmen Simard (husband Denis) of Espanola. Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his grandchildren, Brittney and Brianna). Mr. Lavigne was a retired INCO miner. The family will receive friends at the CHELMSFORD CO-OPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, 4691 R.R. #15, Chelmsford Friday from 7 to 9:30 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be held Saturday, August 3rd, 2002 at 2:00 p.m. in Ste Etienne Church, Dowling.
MAIANGOWI, Norman Justin
In loving memory of Norman J. Maiangowi, 83 years, who passed away Friday evening, August 2nd, 2002 at the Manitoulin Island Health Center, Little Current. Beloved husband of Nora (Gabow) Maiangowi of Wikwemikong. Loving father of Donnie Maiangowi (friend Louise Recollet) of Wikwemikong, Margaret Gordon (husband Ron Kivi) of Sudbury, Joanna Corbiere (husband Glen) of Wikwemikong, Rita Maiangowi (friend Jim Eshkawkogan) of Sudbury, Lindy Eshkawkogan (husband Bruce) and Kimball Maiangowi (wife Rachael) both of Wikwemikong. Cherished grandfather of 18 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. Sadly missed by six godchildren. Dear son of James and Helen Maiangowi predeceased. Dear brother of Tony of Wikwemikong and the late Alexanderine Pitawanakwat, Alfie, Joe and Elie Maiangowi all predeceased. Dear brother in law of Jacqueline of Wikwemikong. Dear uncle of many nieces and nephews. Resting at the Rabbit Island Center. (Friends may call after 7 p.m. Saturday.) Funeral Mass in Holy Cross Mission, Wikwemikong on Monday, August 5th, 2002 at 11 a.m. Interment in the Heroes Cemetery, Wikwemikong. Arrangements entrusted to the LOUGHEED FUNERAL HOME, 1-800-461-0159.
MARSHALL, Robert “Bob” Bruce
In loving memory of Robert “Bob” Bruce Marshall, 82 years, who passed away Friday, August 2nd, 2002 at the Extendicare York. Beloved father and friend of John (wife Kelly) of Capreol, father of Joan Leeds of Scarborough, Judy Nelles (husband Gary) of Petrolia and Brenda predeceased. Cherished Papa of B.J. of Capreol, Rob of Red Deer, Trevor of Ottawa, David and Darrin of Scarborough, Karen of London and Chad of Garson. Dear brother of Harry of North Bay and Jean predeceased. Former wife and friend Doris predeceased. Bob worked as an engineer at C.N.R. for over 30 years. He was a tin smith and enjoyed fishing and hunting. He loved spending time at his cottage at Laforest especially working in the vegetable garden. He was a long time member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 179 Capreol, the Masonic Lodge and the Shrine. Funeral Service in the LOUGHEED FUNERAL HOME, HANMER/CAPREOL CHAPEL, 4605 Michelle Dr., Hanmer, Monday, August 5th, 2002 at 4 p.m. Cremation in the Parklawn Crematorium. Donations to Heart & Stroke Fund or Lung Association would be appreciated. (Friends may call after 2 p.m. Monday).
METZLER, Gustav Karl
In loving memory of Gustav Karl Metzler, 75 years, of Sudbury, who passed away Sunday morning, August 4th, 2002 at the Sudbury Regional Hospital - Laurentian Site with his loving wife at his side. Born in Wolfach, Germany he married Christine (Lehmann) in 1953 in Sudbury. Gustav came to Canada in 1952 settling in Sudbury in 1953. He was a mason at Inco having 32 years service, retiring in 1987. A passionate trade unionist, he was proud of his role in founding Local 6500 of the United Steelworkers of America in Sudbury. His finest hours were spent at his camp on Windy Lake or his many trips to Germany and Myrtle Beach and Florida with his best friend and wife Christine at his side. Beloved husband for 49 years and best friend of Christine (Lehmann) Metzler of Sudbury who reflects about their relationship, “we shared the very best of times, and Gustav left me too soon, but I will always cherish the beautiful memories of our lives together”. Dear son of Alfred and Irma Metzler predeceased. Loving brother of Wolfdieter Metzler, Joachim Metzler and Hiltrud Roming all of Germany. Sadly missed by many cousins and nephews in Germany. Funeral Service in the LOUGHEED FUNERAL HOME, 252 Regent St. at Hazel St., Sudbury on Tuesday, August 6th, 2002 at 11:30 a.m. Cremation at the Park Lawn Crematorium. Donations to the Heart & Soul Heart Equipment would be appreciated. (Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday and after 10:30 a.m. Tuesday.)
MILLER, Dorothy Violet (nee Jennings)
Suddenly and unexpectedly on Thursday, July 25, 2002 at the age of 90 years. Beloved wife of the late Frank Miller. Loving mother of Gayle (Dennis O’Brien) and Raynor “Ray” (Jean). Predeceased by a son Bruce (Kip). Sadly missed by 8 grandchildren and 12 great- grandchildren. Predeceased by three sisters Ida, Margaret, Evelyn, and by four brothers Leslie, Steve, James and William. A funeral service was held on Monday, July 29th, 2002 in Mayo, Quebec.
PUGLIESE, Rose (nee Montemurro)
In loving memory of Rose (nee Montemurro) Pugliese, in her 86th year, of Sault Ste. Marie, who passed away peacefully at the Sault Area Hospital Nursing Home, Plummer Site, Sault Ste. Marie, Saturday, August 3rd, 2002. Born in Sudbury, she married Frank Pugliese Sr. Rose was a longtime resident of Sudbury where she attended Christ the King Parish. She was a kind and giving friend and neighbour. Beloved wife of Frank Pugliese Sr. predeceased 1979. Loving mother of Frank (wife Stephanie) of Sault Ste. Marie, Rose Marie (husband Leonard Ruffo) of Scarborough and Thomas (wife Helen of Ajax) predeceased 1971. Cherished grandmother of Caroline (Paul), Thomas (Marisa) and Mary Ellen Pugliese (Richard), Paula and Allysia Pugliese and Joseph Ruffo (Kim) and six great grandchildren. Dear daughter of Angelo and Angelina Montemurro predeceased. Loving sister of Dr. Thomas Montemurro (wife Josephine) of Thunder Bay and the late Mary and Adele both predeceased. She will also be sadly missed by Nadia and David, Emma and Ron and their families. Rose will be greeted with joy in Heaven by all of her friends who have gone before her. Resting at the JACKSON AND BARNARD FUNERAL HOME, 233 Larch St., Sudbury. Funeral Mass in Christ the King Church, 30 Beech St., Sudbury on Thursday, August 8th, 2002 at 10 a.m. Interment in the Park Lawn Cemetery. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. (Friends may call after 8:45 a.m. Thursday.)
In loving memory of Gerald Reneaud, 83 years, who passed away Thursday, August 1st, 2002 at the Sudbury Regional Hospital - St. Joseph’s Health Centre. Beloved son of Norman and Pearl Reneaud both predeceased. Loving brother of Wanda Miller of Garson, predeceased by Keith, Elwood and Audrey Guy. Sadly missed by nieces, nephews and their families. Gerald worked at the INCO Smelter for over 35 years, retiring in 1974. At Gerald’s request there will be no public visitation. A memorial service will be held at the Church in Monetville at a future date. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Fund would be appreciated. (Arrangements entrusted to the JACKSON AND BARNARD FUNERAL HOME).
RICHER, “Chic” Laurent Hervé
In loving memory of “Chic” Laurent Hervé Richer, 63 years, of Naughton, who passed away Saturday afternoon, August 3rd, 2002 at the Sudbury Regional Hospital - St. Joseph’s Health Centre. A life resident of Sudbury Laurent lived many years in the Flour Mill moving to Naughton 8 years ago. He was a Roman Catholic. Chic was a keen Toronto Maple Leafs Fan. He had been a painter with City Painters for 18 years retiring in 1990. Laurent will be remembered as a loving and devoted father and grandfather. Beloved father of Lori (husband Brian Willis) of Michigan, Valerie (husband Paul Bisschops) and Elizabeth (friend David Purifoy) both of Naughton. Cherished grandfather of Taylor, Jessica, Hunter and Liam. Dear son of Hervé and Angele Richer predeceased. Loving brother of Rudy (wife Rena) of Cambridge, Lorraine of London, Lorenzo (wife Gilberte) of Sudbury, Patsy of London, Ricky of Sudbury and Jackie Simard predeceased. Sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. Resting at the JACKSON AND BARNARD FUNERAL HOME, 233 Larch St., Sudbury. Funeral Prayers in the R.J. Barnard Chapel on Tuesday, August 6th, 2002 at 1 p.m. Cremation at the Park Lawn Crematorium. Donations to the Heart & Soul Cancer Services would be appreciated. (Friends may call from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday and after 11 a.m. Tuesday.)
ROBERTS, Minnie (nee Tanner)
In loving memory of Minnie (nee Tanner) Roberts, 78 years, of Sudbury, who passed away Wednesday, July 31st, 2002 at her residence entering the Glory of God’s eternal home. She was born in Wales and married Maldwyn Roberts in Wales in 1953. Minnie came to Sudbury in 1988 having previously resided in Gore Bay, Wilfred, and Argentina. A woman of faith she attended All Nations Church where she actively participated in the church’s ministries and fellowship. She enjoyed socializing with her friends at the Landmark over a cup of coffee or a crafts session. Always an active person Minnie led by example in living a life full of light and love. Beloved wife of Maldwyn Roberts predeceased 1989. Loving mother of Margaret of Mexico, William (wife Tina) of Toronto and Anna (husband Terry Mott) of Hanmer. Cherished grandmother of Sylvia, Gabby and Matthew. Dear sister of May and Sidney (wife Davina) both of Wales. Resting at the JACKSON AND BARNARD FUNERAL HOME, 233 Larch St., Sudbury. Funeral Service in All Nations Baptist Church, 885 Prete Street, Sudbury on Tuesday, August 6th, 2002 at 10 a.m. Interment in the Gordon Cemetery, Gore Bay at 3 p.m. Tuesday. Donations to the Rev. H. Kitchener Mahood Bursary or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. (Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. on Monday; no visitation Tuesday.)
RYSKI, Naomi Lucille (Perras)
In loving memory of Naomi Lucille (Perras) Ryski, 88 years, who passed away Saturday evening, August 3rd, 2002 at her beloved camp. Devoted wife of Ludwig Ryski (predeceased 1956). Loving daughter of Albert and Rose Perras both predeceased. Dearest sister of Joffre (wife Bunny) of Sudbury, Dick predeceased (wife Mary of Streetsville) and Clarence “Dice” predeceased (wife Lorraine of Waterloo). Cherished aunt of many nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and one great great nephew. Born in Sudbury, she grew up in Copper Cliff. Naomi was the secretary of Christ the King Church for many years. She enjoyed knitting, watching the Toronto Blue Jays and especially spending time at her cottage on Long Lake. She will be sadly missed by her family to whom she was devoted. Resting at the JACKSON AND BARNARD FUNERAL HOME, 233 Larch St., Sudbury. Funeral Mass in Christ the King Church on Wednesday, August 8th, 2002 at 10 a.m. Interment in the Sudbury Catholic Cemetery. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. (Friends may call from 3 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday.)
SARK, Aarne Michael
In loving memory of Aarne, 50 years, of Stroud, Ontario and Sudbury, Ontario, having tragically died on July 20, 2002 on Highway 11 in Bradford, Ontario. Sadly missed by daughter Paula Clark, grand- children Tyler and Samantha of Gander, Newfoundland, brother Peter of Toronto and Sudbury, sister Margaret Boczek of Sudbury, nieces/nephews Matthew, Sheila, Michael, Karen and Tracy and sister Annette Mullola of southern Ontario. Predeceased by parents Helvi Sark (Hamalainen) and August Sark of Sudbury. Aarne was a science and mathematics teacher with York Region Catholic High School Board, most recently at St. Joan of Arc Secondary and Father Bresani Secondary Schools. Previous to teaching, he was a police officer with the metropolitan Toronto Police and a professional truck driver. An academic achiever, he earned his honours bachelor of science degree and teaching certificate at York University. A man of action, Aarne helped found the York Wings Motorcycle Club and the first annual Estaire snowblower race yes, I mean snowblower, loved nature and photography, was a handyman mechanically and an ordained minister. Friends may call at the INNISFIL FUNERAL HOME, 7910 Yonge St. in Stroud (Innisfil) on Tuesday August 6th, 2002 from 11:00 a.m. until time of service at 1:00 p.m. Interment Sixth Line Cemetery, Innisfil. As an expression of sympathy memorial donations may be made to the Salvation Army. Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family at firstname.lastname@example.org.
STEVENSON, Sister Vivian (Sister M. Vivian)
It is with sorrow, the Sisters of St. Joseph and the Stevenson family announce the death of Sister Vivian Stevenson who died peacefully on Friday, August 02, 2002, at St. Joseph’s Motherhouse, North Bay, following a long illness. Born in Sudbury, Sister Vivian entered The Sisters of St. Joseph of Sault Ste. Marie in 1953. Sister Vivian spent fifty years ministering and serving others through her cooking and teaching talents. Time was spent in Port Arthur (Thunder Bay), Schreiber and Sudbury but she spent the past thirty years in North Bay where she was Head of Dietary at St. Joseph’s Motherhouse (1964-1982) and taught at Canadore College (1983-1997). Vivian also ministered at St. Rita’s Church, North Bay for many years. She retired in 1997 but continued to work tirelessly for others, especially the disadvantaged, even as her health deteriorated. Vivian brought joy to all those with whom she worked and met. She will be dearly missed by her community, family and many friends. Predeceased by her parents, Edward and Alice Stevenson, sister Agatha Laframboise and brother-in-law Leo Craig, Sister Vivian is survived by her sister Cecilia (Cec) Craig, brothers Joseph (Bill) Stevenson, Frank Stevenson, brother-in-law Joe Laframboise and many nieces and nephews. The body of Sister Vivian Stevenson will be received in Holy Family Chapel, St. Joseph’s Motherhouse on Sunday, August 04, at 2:00 p.m. (Wake 2:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.). The Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, August 05, in Sacred Heart Chapel, St. Joseph’s Motherhouse. Burial to follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, North Bay.
WOLFGRAM, Nelda H. (nee Grahl)
In loving memory of Nelda H. (nee Grahl) Wolfgram, 82 years, of Lively, who passed away Friday morning, August 2nd, 2002 at the Sudbury Regional Hospital - St. Joseph’s Health Centre. She was born in Rankin and married Edward G. Wolfgram in 1941 in Rankin. A longtime Lively resident Nelda was a member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church where she had actively participated in the congregation’s fellowship, ministries and activities. Nelda was devoted to her loving family especially her grandchildren. Beloved wife of Edward G. Wolfgram predeceased 1975. Loving mother of Ronald (wife Sondra) of Sault Ste Marie, Bryan (wife Sharon) and Allan (wife Christina) both of Lively. Cherished grandmother of Lise (husband Al), Kelly (husband Fabio), Jenny, Darrell (fiancée Anna), Marc and John; great grandchild Sasha. Dear daughter of Albert and Dora Grahl predeceased. Dear sister of Edgar (wife Beatrice) of Pembroke, Dorothy Downey (husband Gordon) of Toronto, Alvin of Calgary, Mannetta Gufzeit (husband Len) of Pembroke and the late Vera, Orville, Leonard, Wesley, Albert and Kenneth all predeceased. Sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. Resting at the JACKSON AND BARNARD FUNERAL HOME, 233 Larch St., Sudbury. Funeral Mass in Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 189 Regent St., Sudbury, Tuesday, August 6th, 2002 at 11:30 a.m. Interment in the Parklawn Cemetery. Donations to the Heart & Soul Heart Equipment Fund would be appreciated. (Friends may call 2-4; 7-9 p.m. Monday and after 10 a.m. Tuesday).