Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Obituaries

RICHARD EDWARD McEVOY Sr. (‘MAX’)

It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Richard McEvoy Sr. (“Max”) on Wednesday, March 25, 2015.
With family by his side, Rick passed away peacefully following a brief illness.
He cherished the final moments he was able to spend with many of his friends and family members.
Rick was born Sept. 18, 1944 in Fort Frances, Ont. to Kathleen and Vincent McEvoy.

SCOTT MATTHEW CLENDENNING

It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that family and friends announce the sudden passing of Scott Matthew Clendenning, 48, on Monday, March 16, 2015 at Huatulco, Mexico.
Scott was born Feb. 4, 1967 in Winnipeg, Man., with loving parents Frances and Earl Clendenning.
Frances and Earl moved to Fort Frances, Ont. a few years after Scott and his brother, Stuart, were born.

LOIS EVELYN MEDHURST

Lois Evelyn Medhurst (nee Carlson), 82, of Fort Frances, Ont., passed away Wednesday March 18, 2015 at home surrounded by her family.
She was born March 16, 1933 in Fort Frances, the daughter of Anna and Adolph Carlson. She was baptized on March 25, 1934 and confirmed Sept. 28, 1947 in the Zion Lutheran Church, where she was an active lifetime member.

LINDA SUSAN KOZIK

The family of Linda Susan Kozik would like to confirm her unexpected death on March 14, 2015 in Fort Frances, Ont.
Linda was born Feb. 28, 1956 to Fred and Patricia (nee Shelbourne) in France, where Fred served a term in the Royal Canadian Air Force.

RICK McEVOY SR.

Rick McEvoy Sr., of Fort Frances, Ont., passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at La Verendrye Hospital in Fort Frances.
A complete obituary will follow.

MICHEAL D. THOMPSON

The family sadly announces the passing of Mike Thompson, 59, of Emo, Ont., on Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at his residence surrounded by his family.
Mike was born April 17, 1955 in Atikokan, Ont. to Jean and the late Eldon Thompson.
Mike is survived by his children, Micheal, Melanie, and Warren; his grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and mother, Jean Steele.

SHIRLEY IRIS KING

It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Shirley Iris King, 89, of Fort Frances, Ont., on Sunday, March 22, 2015 at La Verendrye General Hospital in Fort Frances.
Shirley was born July 14, 1925 in Emo, Ont. to Charles and Renie Brigham. She was one of 15 children.

MARGARET (HELEN) MATHESON

Margaret (Helen) Matheson, 82, passed away on the evening of Friday, March 20, 2015, with family by her side, at La Verendre Hospital in Fort Frances, Ont.
Helen was born April 19, 1932 in Fort Frances to Richard and Lillian Salter.

GREGORY (‘MEECH’) (‘IGGY’) SPOON

It is with great sadness that the family of Gregory (“Meech”) (“Iggy”) Spoon announces his passing on Tuesday, March 17, 2015 in Toronto, Ont.
Gregory was born on Monday, March 18, 1968 in Fort Frances, Ont.
He was an artist who did portraits, landscapes, and tribal art, and was also a tattoo artist. He moved to Toronto in the late 1990s, where he made many friends through his work.

MURIEL ELIZABETH BELL

Muriel Bell, 77, of Fort Frances, Ont. passed away in the early morning hours of Friday March 20th, 2015 at La Verendrye Hospital in Fort Frances, Ont. Surrounded by family, and with her granddaughter, Registered Nurse Jody Tessier by her side throughout, her passing was peaceful.
Muriel was born on May 2nd, 1937 in Macklin, Saskatchewan to Domase and Viva Mae Grouette.

MURIEL BELL

Muriel Bell, 77, of Fort Frances, Ont., passed away Friday, March 20, 2015 at La Verendrye Hospital in Fort Frances.
As per Muriel’s wishes, a funeral service will not be held.
A complete obituary will follow.

SCOTT CLENDENNING

Scott Clendenning, 48, of Fort Frances, Ont., passed away suddenly on Monday, March 16 2015.
A memorial service will be held Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 4 p.m. at the Memorial Sports Centre (’52 Canadians Arena).
A complete obituary will follow.

MARGARET (HELEN) MATHESON

The family of Margaret (Helen) Matheson, 82, of Fort Frances, Ont. wish to announce her passing on Friday, March 20, 2015.
A complete obituary to follow.

MARY BOMBAY (Gimiwanok Bizhiw Clan)

Mary Bombay, 74, of Nigigoonsiminikaaning First Nation, Ont., passed away Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at La Verendrye General Hospital in Fort Frances, Ont.
She was born April 8, 1940 in Nigigoonsiminikaaning First Nation to Mae and Paul Jourdain.

LOIS MEDHURST

Lois Medhurst, 82, of Fort Frances, Ont., passed away Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at home surrounded by her family.
She was born in Fort Frances on March 16, 1933, the daughter of Anna and Adolph Carlson. She was baptized on March 25, 1934 and confirmed Sept. 28, 1947 in the Zion Lutheran Church, where she was an active lifetime member.