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Sadly, the family announces the passing of Leslie Howarth, 82, of Fort Frances, Ont., on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at La Verendrye Hospital in Fort Frances, Ont.

Leslie was born on Aug. 4, 1935 in Fort Frances to Cecil and Zelma Howarth.

He was an avid photographer, learning from his father over the years, and he often would be seen taking wedding pictures and at social events. He also enjoyed living the majority of his life at his family cabin on Rocky Inlet.

Leslie is survived by his sister-in-law, Maxine; nephews, Monty (Jackie) and Mark (Twyla); niece, Cindy (Willy Cole); and great-nieces and great-nephews, Joey Howarth (Tanya and Collin), Scott and Jill Howarth, and Carson, Emma, and Aaron Cole.

He was predeceased by his parents, Cecil and Zelma, and brother, Murray.

A private family gathering will be held at a later date in Leslie's memory.

If desired, in memoriam donations many be to the Canadian Liver Foundation or the Heart and Stroke Foundation c/o Northridge Funeral Home, P.O. Box 89, Emo, Ont., P0W 1E0.