With great sadness, the Woolsey families mourn the peaceful passing of Leonis Yvonne (Woolsey) Gillies, at the age of 104, on Sunday, May 13, 2018 at Rainycrest Long Term Care Home in Fort Frances, Ont.
Leonis was born in Dorchester, N.B. on Nov. 23, 1913. She came to the Rainy River District in 1926, where she spent the next 92 years.
She married Harold Forrest Woolsey on Dec. 27, 1930. They had 11 children before Harold passed in 1954.