Sunday, July 5, 2015

Obituaries

DOROTHY IRENE HAYES

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our dear mother, grandmother, sister, and friend, Dorothy Irene (Becker) Hayes, on Saturday, July 20, 2013 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Thunder Bay, Ont.
Dorothy was born the first of three children on May 17, 1926 in Fort Frances, Ont. to the late Hosea and Lillian (Carter) Becker.

JAMES EDWARD ANDREWS

It is with great sadness that the family of James Edward Andrews, 84, of Fort Frances, Ont., announces his passing on Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at his residence.
James was born Wednesday, July 25, 1928 in Denver, Colo. to the late Thomas and Marguerite Andrew.
During his childhood, he attended St. Joseph’s School in Denver. He later joined the U.S. Navy and served there for two years.

VIVIAN PETERSON

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our dear aunt and sister, Ester Vivian Teresia Peterson, on Tuesday, July 16, 2013 in Fort Frances, Ont. at the age of 77.
Vivian was born at home in Pratt Township, Ont. on Sunday, Dec. 22, 1935.
She grew up in the Bergland, Ont. area, attending McCrosson School and working at several tourist camps.

MARY HARLAMOW

Mary Harlamow (nee Andreyeva) passed away May 31, 2013 in Calgary, Alta. on May 31, 2013 at the age of 91.
Mary was a long-time resident of Fort Frances, Ont., where she raised her four children with her husband, Pete, who predeceased her in 1976.

CAROLYN STAMARSKI

It is with great sadness that the family of Carolyn Jean (Bergstrom) Stamarski announces her passing on Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at the Health Sciences Centre in Winnipeg, Man.
Carolyn was the second daughter born on Sept. 27, 1955 to Hans and Dorothy (Fisher) Bergstrom of Nestor Falls, Ont.

IRWIN MORPHET

Irwin Morphet, 85, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 15, 2013 at the Emo Health Centre in Emo, Ont.
Irwin was born Jan. 28, 1928 to the late Richard and Louise (nee Herman) Morphet, and was raised, lived, and worked in the Emo area all of his life.
On June 27, 1947, Irwin married his soulmate, Jeannie Tribe, and they recently celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary.

MARY GIDNAFA PIOTROWSKI

Mary Gidnafa Piotrowski passed away June 11, 2013 in Winnipeg, Man.
She was born Jan. 2, 1938 in Fort Frances, Ont.
Mary is survived by her siblings, Beverley (Bogdan) Fraczkiewicz, and Carl (Norma), Tom, and Peter (Sharron) Piotrowski; and numerous nephews, nieces, and relatives.
She was predeceased by her parents, Jan and Julia; and brother, Joseph.
Cremation has taken place.

ASTRID FAIRNINGTON

It is with heavy hearts that the family of Astrid (Persson/Mosbeck) Fairnington announces her passing on Friday, May 3, 2013 in Fort Frances, Ont.
A memorial service will be held Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 1 p.m. at Green Funeral Home in Fort Frances.
In lieu of flowers, in memoriam donations may be made to Rainycrest Long-Term Care, 550 Osbourne St., Fort Frances, Ont., P9A 3T2.

MARIA (MARY) LINKLATER

It is with great sadness and with loving memory that we, the Linklater family, announce the passing of our beloved family member, Maria Linklater.
Maria (Mary) Linklater, nee Desrosiers, of Couchiching First Nation, Ont., entered into rest on Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at Fort Frances, Ont. at the young age of 93.

VIVIAN PETERSON

Vivian Peterson, 77, of Fort Frances, Ont., passed away suddenly on Tuesday, July 16, 2013.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at 2 p.m. at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Bergland, Ont., with Pastor Carolyn Kreger officiating.
Friends may visit Monday, July 22 from 7-8 p.m. at Green Funeral Home in Fort Frances.
Interment will take place in the Bergland Cemetery.

CAROLYN JEAN STAMARSKI

Carolyn Jean Stamarski, 57, of Fort Frances, Ont., passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2013 in Winnipeg, Man.
A celebration of Carolyn’s life will be held Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 11 a.m. at St. Mary’s Church in Fort Frances, with Fr. Francis Pudicherry officiating.
A complete obituary will follow.
Online condolences may be offered at www.greenfuneralhomefortfrances.com

ASTRID FAIRNINGTON

It is with heavy hearts that the family of Astrid (Persson/Mosbeck) Fairnington announces her passing on Friday, May 3, 2013 in Fort Frances, Ont.
She was born Nov. 18, 1916 to J. Alfred and Christine Persson in Rich Valley, Alta.

JAMES EDWARD ANDREWS

James Edward Andrews, 84, of Fort Frances, Ont., passed away at his home on Tuesday, July 16, 2013.
A memorial service to celebrate James’ life will be held Monday, July 22, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. at Green Funeral Home in Fort Frances.
Elder Dan Tausendfrende will officiate, followed by interment in Boxalder Cemetery.
A complete obituary will follow.

JOSEPH JAMES KELLAR

Joseph James Kellar, 19, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, July 9, 2013 in Fort Frances, Ont.
Joseph was predeceased by his birth father, Delbert “Bud” Kellar; his birth mother, Patricia Cupp; his grandmother-in-law, Roseanne Leonard; his adoptive grandfather, Clifford S. McLeod; his adoptive grandmother, Betty Kellar; and by a woman he considered a sister, Nicole Black.

IRWIN RALPH MORPHET

Irwin Morphet, 85, of Emo, Ont., passed away peacefully on Monday, July 15, 2013 at the Emo Health Centre.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 20, 2013 at 2 p.m. at the Northridge Funeral Home in Emo, with Rev. Frances Flook officiating.
A complete obituary will follow.
Online condolences may be offered at www.northridgefuneralhome.com