Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Obituaries

NICK BATIUK

Nick Batiuk passed away peacefully, with family at his side, on Friday, Nov. 21, 2014.
He was born March 21, 1933 in Kenora, Ont. He moved to Fort Frances, Ont. in 1957.
Nick and Betty were married June 18, 1955 in Fort Frances.

ROBERT LEE ANGUS

Robert Lee Angus passed away, with his family by his side, on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014 at the Grey Nuns Community Hospital in Edmonton, Alta.
He is lovingly survived by his wife of 38 years, Pauline Angus; sons, Patrick (Janine) and Ryan (Jennifer); grandchildren, Zachery and Ryley; and siblings Allan, Don, Keith, Karen, Gary, Lorrie, Murdock, and Cindy.

JUNE MARIE HRYCHUK

It is with great sadness that the family of June Marie Hrychuk announce her passing on Friday, Nov. 21, 2014 at the Emo Health Centre in Emo, Ont.
June was born May 31, 1931 in Stratton, Ont. to Tom and Myrtle Jolicouer.
Being the eldest of nine children, June was expected to help raise her siblings, and it was at this early age that she developed her strong work ethic.

RUDOLPH (RUDY) MEYERS

Rudolph (Rudy) John Meyers, 78, passed away Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014 at La Verendrye Hospital in Fort Frances, Ont.
He was predeceased by his parents, John and Mina Meyers.
Rudy lived on the family farm in Carpenter Township, from the time he was born until October of last year.

EDNA PAULINE SOKOLIUK

On the morning of Nov. 22, 2014, God call His daughter, Edna Sokoliuk, to her eternal home.
Edna was born Aug. 19, 1922 in Birmingham, England, the oldest daughter of seven children born to Percy and Ada Lowe.

LOUIS EMILE GERALD COUSINEAU

Louis Emile Gerald Cousineau, 85, of 149 Fourth St. W., Fort Frances, Ont., passed away peacefully, with his family at his side, shortly after noon on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014 at La Verendrye General Hospital in Fort Frances.
Louis was born Sunday, May 19, 1929 in Fort Frances to the late William D. and Marie (Roy) Cousineau.

LAURA McCONNELL

After a short illness, Laura McConnell, of Fort Frances, Ont., passed away Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014 at La Verendrye Hospital in Fort Frances with her family by her side.

DORLEEN TOFFAN

Dorleen Toffan, 86, of Fort Frances, Ont., passed away Monday, Nov. 24, 2014.
Funeral mass will be held Friday, Nov. 28, 2014 at 11 a.m. at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church in Fort Frances, Ont.
A complete obituary will follow.

ANNA van LEEUWEN

The family sadly announces the passing of Anna van Leeuwen (nee Wiersema), 79, of Rainy River, Ont., on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014 at the Winnipeg Health Sciences Centre.
A celebration of Anna’s life will be held Monday, Dec. 1, 2014 at 1 p.m. at the Christian Reformed Church in Emo, Ont.

DORLEEN LORENA TOFFAN

Dorleen Toffan passed away peacefully on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014 at La Verendrye Hospital in Fort Frances, Ont.
Funeral services are pending and a complete obituary will follow.

LOUIS COUSINEAU

Louis Cousineau passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014 at La Verendrye General Hospital in Fort Frances, Ont.
A visitation will be held Monday, Nov. 24, 2014 at 7 p.m. at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church in Fort Frances.
Parish prayers will be offered at 7:30 p.m.
Mass will be held Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014 at 11 a.m. at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church.

JUNE HRYCHUK

June Hrychuk (nee Jolicouer), 83, of Emo, Ont., passed away peacefully on Friday, Nov. 21, 2014 at the Emo Health Centre in Emo, Ont.
Funeral prayers will be offered Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014 at 7 p.m. at the Northridge Funeral Home in Emo, Ont.
Funeral mass will be held Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014, 11:30 a.m. at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Emo.
A complete obituary to follow.

ANNA van LEEUWEN

The family sadly announces the passing of Anna van Leeuwen (nee Wiersema), 79, of Rainy River, Ont., on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014 at the Winnipeg Health Sciences Centre.
Funeral arrangements are pending and a complete obituary will follow.

EDNA PAULINE SOKOLIUK

Edna Sokoliuk, 92, of Fort Frances, Ont., passed away Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014 at Rainycrest Long-Term Care in Fort Frances.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014 at 2 p.m. at the New Beginnings Church in Fort Frances.
Visitation will be one hour prior to service.
A complete obituary to follow.

LAURA McCONNELL

After a short illness, Laura McConnell, of Fort Frances, Ont., passed away Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014 at La Verendrye Hospital in Fort Frances with her family by her side.