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NORMAN BLAKLEY MUNRO

Norman Munro, 78, of 725 Morrison Cr., Fort Frances, Ont., passed away Sunday, Nov. 9, 1997 at La Verendrye General Hospital in Fort Frances, Ont.

Norman was born on Nov. 20, 1918 in Port Arthur, Ont. Following his schooling, Norman served in the Royal Canadian Medical Corp. and served overseas in England, Belgium, Holland and Germany. Following the war he worked as a park ranger and then in the local paper mill. Norman was united in marriage to Rita Bernardi on May 30, 1950. He enjoyed playing cards, the outdoors, camping and especially spending time and caring for family.

He was predeceased by his wife of over 40 years, Rita Munro (Feb. 6, 1991); brother, William; sister, Florence; father and mother, George and Agnes Munro.

Norman is survived by his sons Leonard and wife, Julie, of Red Deer, AB.; Timothy of Thunder Bay, Ont.; four granddaughters Kelly and husband, Jamie Collier, of El Paso, TX.; Loralei and husband, Mike Michner of Red Deer, AB.; Stephanie and Dana Munro of Ottawa, Ont.; one great-grandson, Riess Michner; and a brother John of Winnipeg, Man; brothers-in-law, Ron Bernardi and Albert Bernardi and wife, Rose, all of Fort Frances, Ont.

A memorial service will be held Thursday, Nov. 13, 1997 at 11 a.m. at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church. Father J. Lorne MacDonald will officiate with interment in Riverview Cemetery in Fort Frances, Ont.

In lieu of flowers memoriam donations may be made to the St. Andrew's Ward, c/o La Verendrye General Hospital, 110 Victoria Ave., Fort Frances, Ont., P9A 2B7