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PERREAULT—Born to Brent and Beulah, nee Chartrand,

of Couchiching First Nation, Ont., a girl, Gemma Jersey, weighing 9 lbs. 11 oz. on September 13, 2008 at La Verendrye General Hospital, Fort Frances, Ont.


GRYNOL—Born to Nicole Matheson and Robin Grynol, of

Devlin, Ont., a boy, Cayson Pheonix, weighing 8 lbs. on September 10, 2008 at La Verendrye General Hospital, Fort Frances, Ont.


MORRISSEAU—Born to Kirsten Morrisseau and Ryan

Bruyere, of Fort Frances, Ont., a girl, Teagen Marjorie Rose, weighing 8 lbs. on September 3, 2008 at La Verendrye General Hospital, Fort Frances, Ont.

Real need

Dear editor:

The need for assisted living apartments often has been discussed by residents of Fort Frances. It is suggested that this subject be discussed at the Sept. 24 meeting to assess condominium interest.


Peacefully, on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008 at La Verendrye Hospital in Fort Frances, Ont., Margaret Brookes of Emo, Ont. passed away at the age of 69.

Margaret was born in Fort Frances on July 10, 1939 to the late Emil and Alice Richert (nee Brigden).

She will be lovingly remembered by her husband, John Ross Brookes of Emo, Ont.; sons, Bill ( Sylvia) Richert of Bolton, Ont., Jim Paxman of Toronto, Ont., and Larry (Caroline) Paxman of Montreal, Que.; and daughters, Ivy Lynn (Jim) Kewell of Barrie, Ont. and Peggy Sue (Greg) Dufresne of North Bay, Ont.


Doris Helen Morphet, 83, of Emo, Ont., passed away peacefully Monday, Sept. 15, 2008 at the Emo Health Centre in Emo.

Doris was born April 9, 1925 in Emo to the late Stephen and Ada (nee Plaskett) Hyatt. She attended Lash #10 school.

On Oct. 23, 1943, Doris was united in marriage to Allan Richard Morphet, and they were together for 29 years until Allan’s death in 1974.

She continued farming, raising their entire herd of cattle until 1976. At that time, she reduced the number of livestock but kept the farm operational until she finally sold all her cattle in 1993.


Beatrice Ann (Bettyann) Morrisseau, 44, of 812 Victoria Ave., Fort Frances, Ont., passed away Sunday, Sept. 14, 2008 at La Verendrye General Hospital in Fort Frances.

She was born April 16, 1964 in Fort Frances to the late Edward Woods and Eva Morrisseau.

While growing up at Couchiching First Nation, she had many friends, one of whom was Leonard Walsh. Over the years, she grew very fond of Leonard and later shared their lives together and raised their family.

Bettyann worked as a youth worker at Couchiching First Nation for a short period of time.


Philip John Harrison, formerly of Fort Frances, Ont., passed away May 25, 2008 at Parkwood Hospital in London, Ont.

A longtime resident of Fort Frances, John worked as a teacher at Fort Frances High School for many years, and was an active member of St. John’s Anglican Church.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, Sept. 27, 2008 at 10 a.m. at St. John’s Anglican Church in Fort Frances, with private interment to follow at Riverside Cemetery.

A luncheon will be held for family and friends following the service at St. John’s.


Gladys June Peterson, 81, of Calgary, Alta., passed peacefully on Thursday, Sept. 4, 2008 at the Rockyview General Hospital.

Mrs. Peterson is survived by four daughters; three sons; 10 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; one brother; one sister; as well as several nieces and several nephews. She will be lovingly remembered and deeply missed.

She was predeceased by one son; one brother; and her parents.