Thursday, October 23, 2014

Obituaries

THERESE JOLICOEUR

Therese Jolicoeur (nee Cote) passed away at the age of 83, after a brief battle with cancer, on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012 at the Rainy River Health Centre in Rainy River, Ont.
Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held Friday, Nov. 9, 2012 at 11:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church in Rainy River.
A complete obituary will follow.

JOHN LESLIE COCHRANE (Shaapokiigaabo)

John Leslie Cochrane (Shaapokiigaabo) passed away Friday, Oct. 26, 2012 at Rainy Lake, Ont.
John was born Nov. 29, 1968 in Atikokan, Ont. to Allan Henderson and Lorna Cochrane.
In his early years, John lived a simple life on the lake and land. John then moved with his family to Winnipeg, Man., where he made lifelong friends.

MARVIN ARTHUR ROWE

It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of Marvin Arthur Rowe of Rainy River, Ont., formerly of Thunder Bay, Ont., on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012 at La Verendrye General Hospital in Fort Frances, Ont. with his family by his side.
Marvin was born Dec. 27, 1927 in Silver Park, Sask. to Walter and Bertha Rowe.

BARBARA BALLNIK

In loving memory of Barbara Ballnik, 96, who passed away peacefully on Sunday, Oct, 21, 2012 at Rainycrest Long-term Care in Fort Frances, Ont.

DORREEN KITZUL

Dorreen Kitzul, 83, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012 at her residence in Rainycrest Long-Term Care in Fort Frances, Ont.

DYMTRO (MATT) GERULA

Dymtro (Matt) Gerula, 79, passed away at his home, after a brief battle with cancer, on Monday, Oct. 8, 2012.
Matt was born Nov. 2, 1932 in Sundown, Man.
A service will be held at the family home, 25 Grant Dr., on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012 from 3-5 p.m.

FREDERICK ARNOULD HARTNELL

It is with great sadness that the family of Frederick Arnould Hartnell announces his passing.
With his loving wife and family surrounding him, he passed away peacefully, at his home in Rainy River, Ont., early Sunday morning, Oct. 28, 2012 at the age of 94.
Fred was born April 23, 1918 to Walter and Mary Hartnell in a log house in the Township of Blue, Ont. He was the oldest of five children.

DOREEN KITZUL

Doreen Kitzul, 83, of Rainycrest Long-Term Care in Fort Frances, Ont., passed away at her residence on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012.
A memorial service to celebrate Doreen’s life will be held Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 at 10 a.m. at Knox United Church in Fort Frances, with Rev. Barbara Miller officiating.
A complete obituary will follow.

MARK ANNESS

Mark Ivan Anness, 69, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012, with family by his side, at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre in Thunder Bay, Ont.
Mark was born Dec. 13, 1942 in Fort Frances, Ont. and lived his entire life in Northwestern Ontario.

DONALD ARTHUR FOSTER

It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Donald Arthur Foster, of Emo, Ont., on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012 at Rainycrest Long-Term Care in Fort Frances, Ont.
A memorial service will be held Friday, Oct. 26, 2012 at 11 a.m at the Christian Reformed Church in Emo, with Pastor John Vanderburgh officiating.
A complete obituary will follow.

ARNOLD STANLEY MEDICINE

In loving memory of Arnold Stanley Medicine (Honeybun), who passed away Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012.
He was born Jan. 17, 1966 in Birchdale, Mn., the second-youngest of six children.
Arnold was predeceased by his parents, Betty and Donald Medicine; two brothers, Dale and Glen Medicine; and aunt and uncles, Angel Medicine, Eddie Medicine, and Stanley Medicine.

Shawna Pynten (nee Pruys)

September 30, 1974 – October 15, 2012

Sainta Berry

Sainta Berry 95, of Rainycrest Long-Term Care, Fort Frances, Ont., passed away peacefully on Friday, Oct. 19, 2012 at her home with her family by her side. She was born Sainta Bolzan on Nov. 1, 1916 in Fort Frances to the late Oswald and Eliza Bolzan. She grew up in Fort Frances and attended St. Mary’s School. Sainta was courted by, and then married, her sweetheart, Ronald Berry, on Feb.

FREDERICK JAMES BRETT

’Tis a sad day for the Brett Clan for lost is the family’s patriarch.
Frederick James Brett, 77, passed away unexpectedly in the arms of his family on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012 in Calgary, Alta.
His death will leave a large void in the hearts of his loved ones and many who knew him.

ISRAEL BRUBACHER

Israel Brubacher, of Mine Centre, Ont., passed into eternal rest on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012 at the age of 75 years, five months, and one day.
He was born May 19, 1937 in Wellesley Township, Ont. to John and Lovina (Martin) Brubacher.
On June 16, 1959, he was united in marriage to Lovina Martin of West Montrose, Ont. They enjoyed more than 53 years together.