Thursday, July 30, 2015

Obituaries

IRENE VANDERPLAATS

Irene Vanderplaats, 90, beloved wife of the late Harry J. Vanderplaats, passed away Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at La Verendrye General Hospital in Fort Frances, Ont.

AVA HOWARD

Sadly, the family announces the passing of Ava Howard, 60, of Calgary, Alta., at the South Wood Hospice in Calgary on Thursday, July 23, 2015.
Funeral services will be held Friday, July 31, 2015 at 11 a.m. at the Northridge Funeral Home in Emo, Ont., with Rev. Eileen Bragg officiating.
Interment will take place in Barwick Cemetery in Barwick, Ont.
A complete obituary will follow.

DONALD (DONNIE) ARMIT

Donald (Donnie) Armit, 82, passed away Saturday, July 25, 2015 at Riverside Health Care Facilites in Fort Frances Ont.
Don was born Aug. 26, 1932 in Fort Frances to the late Charles and Cecilia Armit and was their eldest son.
Donnie was educated in Fort Frances, where he attended Robert Moore School and Fort Frances High School, where he was elected Prefect while attending.

MALCOLM RUSSELL O’NEILL-FISCHER

It is with great sadness that the family of Malcolm Russell O’Neill-Fischer announces his passing on Thursday, July 23, 2015 at the Emo Health Centre in Emo, Ont.
“Mac,” as he was known to most, embraced life and lived each day to the fullest. He had a passion for teaching, never quit learning, and made the most of his every experience.

LANGLAI ANNETTE (SANCHE) LANGLAIS

Langlai Annette (Sanche) Langlais, 81, passed away peacefully, with her family by her side, on Sunday, July 26, 2015 at the Thunder Bay Regional Hospital in Thunder Bay, Ont.
Annette was born July 13, 1934 in Rainy River, Ont. to Marcien and Thérèse (Hébert) Sanche.

DONALD EDWARD ARMIT

It is with deep sadness that the family of Donald Edward Armit announces his passing on Saturday, July 25, 2013 at La Verendrye General Hospital in Fort Frances, Ont.
A come-and-go luncheon to celebrate Donald’s life will be held Thursday, July 30, 2015 from 1-3 p.m. at Green Funeral Home in Fort Frances.

DELORES BEVERLY WICKSTROM

On Saturday, July 25, 2015, surrounded by her family, Delores Beverly Wickstrom passed away peacefully to be reunited with her Saviour, parents, and siblings.
Delores was born Nov. 18, 1937 in Fort Frances, Ont. and had lived here all her life.
She was the owner/operator of Fort Floral for many years and also had worked at Tichborne’s Real Estate, Mario’s Jewellers, and the Royal Bank.

MALCOLM RUSSELL O’NEILL-FISCHER

Sadly, the family announces the passing of Malcolm Russell O’Neill-Fischer, 85, of Emo, Ont., on Thursday, July 23, 2015 at the Emo Health Centre.
A graveside service will be held Aug. 24, 2015 at 11 a.m. at the Emo Cemetery.
A complete obituary will follow.

DONALD EDWARD ARMIT

Donald Edward Armit. of Fort Frances, Ont., passed away Saturday, July 25, 2015 at La Verendrye General Hospital in Fort Frances.
Funeral arrangements are pending and a complete obituary will follow.

IRENE VANDERPLAATS

It is with great sadness that the family of Irene Vanderplaats, of Fort Frances, Ont., announces her passing on Wednesday, July 22, 2015.
A complete obituary to follow.

PAUL CLARKE

It is with heavy hearts that the family of Paul Edward (Red) Clarke announces his passing on Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at La Verendrye Hospital in Fort Frances, Ont.
Paul was born June 4, 1945 to Mathilda “Billie” and Tom Clarke Sr.
He attended school in Fort Frances and graduated from FFHS in 1963. After graduation, he worked for Myers Lumber.

JUNE JORDAN

It is with deep sadness that the family of June Jordan announces her passing on Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at La Verendrye General Hospital in Fort Frances, Ont.
June will be sadly missed by her brother, Andrew Demetruk of Seattle, Wash.; sister, Marie Demetruk of Fort Frances, Ont.; as well as several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, and cousins.

JOHN DRONYK

John Dronyk passed away peacefully, in the presence of his family, on Monday, July 20, 2015 at the Georgetown Hospital.
John, in his 72nd year, was father to Gary, Annie, and Amber; grandfather to Jordyn, Aryn, Jacob, Emma, and Gucci; and dear brother of Richard, James, and Terry Dronyk.
A private family service will be held at the J.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home in Georgetown.

EILA AUNE HAKKARAINEN

Eila Aune Hakkarainen, 85, of Emo, Ont., passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at the Emo Health Centre.
Eila was born in Finland on Dec. 3, 1929 to Kalle and Jenni Hakkarainen.
She grew up in Finland and became a nurse. She later immigrated to England, where she worked as a nurse for 11 years.
She also went to Scotland and was educated in midwifery.

PAUL CLARKE

With heavy hearts, the family of Paul Clarke, of Fort Frances, Ont., announces his passing on Tuesday, July 21, 2015.
Arrangements are pending and a complete obituary will follow.