Friday, May 29, 2015

Obituaries

JOSEPH PETER ‘JP’ MELSROSE

The family of Joseph Peter “JP” Melrose is sad to announce his passing on Saturday, May 23, 2015 in Winnipeg, Man.
Joseph was born on Thursday, Aug. 25, 1988 in Winnipeg.
He was a fun, loving, gentle, and kind young man. He loved to laugh, smile, and always enjoyed making people laugh and smile.
He enjoyed living life to the fullest.

BARBARA COUSINEAU (FORRESTER)

Sadly, Barb Cousineau (Forrester) passed away Monday, May 4, 2015 at the Peter D. Clark LTC in Ottawa, Ont.
She was born Jan. 17, 1948.
Barb originally moved to Fort Frances, Ont. in 1969, where she began her teaching career with the Rainy River School Board and taught until she retired in 2000. She was an active community member.
Barb left Fort Frances in 2011 to be closer to her sister.

JOSEPH WILLIE (Me-maash-Kwaa-Kamikinang) (Muskrat Clan Wauzhusk Ottooteman)

The family of Joseph Willie is very sad to announce his passing on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at his residence in Mine Centre, Ont.
Joseph was born Nov. 1, 1944 in Mine Centre to the late Eckley and Mary Willie.
He had a deep love for his family, especially his nieces, nephews, and their children.

MURIEL ROSS

Muriel Ross, one of the last grand dames from the East End of Fort Frances, has passed away at 90 years of age at the Queensway Carleton Hospital in Ottawa, Ont., with her family by her side, on Saturday, May 23, 2015.
Muriel was born on a farm near Stratton, Ont. on March 26, 1925 to Tom and Myrtle Noble.
She married Norman Ross on April 17, 1947.

JOSEPH WILLIE Me-maash-Kwaa-Kamikinang Muskrat Clan (Wauzhusk Ottooteman)

The family of Joseph Willie is very sad to announce his passing on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at his residence in Mine Centre Ont.
A funeral wake will be held Tuesday, May 26, 2015 beginning at 3:30 p.m. at the Seine River First Nation gymnasium
A traditional burial ceremony will be held Wednesday, May 27, 2015 in the morning at the Seine River First Nation gymnasium

MAXINE ANN RAMIER

Maxine Ann Ramier, 85, passed away suddenly on Thursday, May 7, 2015 at Victoria General Hospital in Winnipeg, Man.
Maxine was born March 9, 1930 in Devils Lake, N.D. to Gertrude and Alphonse Pare.
She went to a small schoolhouse in Minko, travelling by horseback from her farm every day to attend class. Her high school education took place in Devils Lake.

SUSAN CAROL LIVINGSTON

Susan Carol Livingston, comedienne, free spirit, ray of sunshine, daughter, sister, and beloved friend of hundreds, left the stage on March 11, 2015. “I’m 49 years old.”
She received a call, the sort you can’t refuse, to play a part elsewhere in an unlimited engagement.

JORDAN MICHEAL KAVANAUGH

It is with great sadness the family announces that Jordan Micheal Kavanaugh passed away suddenly early Sunday, May 10, 2015 at the Lake of the Woods District Hospital in Kenora, Ont.

ROBERT ‘BOB’ ARMSTRONG

Sadly, the family announces the passing of Robert Victor Armstrong, 80, of Rainy River, Ont., on Monday, May 11, 2015 at the Rainy River Health Centre with family by his side.
Bob was born May 23, 1934 in Sleeman, Ont. to Arthur and Elizabeth Armstrong.

JUNE McGILL

June McGill passed away peacefully on Friday, May 1, 2015 at the Middlechurch Personal Care Home.
Mom will be missed by her sons, Dale (Diane), Dwight (Di), and Marvin (Marlene); sisters, Janice Andrews and Gwenn Barker; grandchildren, Christine (Neal) and Michael (Terri-Lynn); and great-grandchildren, Emma, Colby, Olivia, and Amelia.

WILLIAM (BILL) PHILLIP LAVERDURE

It is with heavy hearts and deep sorrow for the family to announce the passing of a much-loved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle, cousin, friend, and brother-in-law.
Surrounded by his loving family, William (Bill) Phillip Laverdure passed away on Friday, May 8, 2015 at St. Boniface Hospital in Winnipeg, Man.

HILDA FLORENCE BUSCH

Hilda Florence Busch went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, May 12, 2015, with her family by her side, at Rainycrest Long-Term Care in Fort Frances, Ont.
Hilda was born May 22, 1918 in Whitewood, Sask. to Edmund and Rachel Brown.
She would have been 97 on the 22nd of this month.

HILDA FLORENCE BUSCH

Hilda Florence Busch went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, May 12, 2015, with her family by her side, at Rainycrest Long-Term Care in Fort Frances, Ont.
Hilda was born May 22, 1918 in Whitewood, Sask. to Edmund and Rachel Brown.
She would have been 97 on the 22nd of this month.

JORDAN MICHEAL KAVANAUGH

It is with great sadness the family announces that Jordan Micheal Kavanaugh passed away suddenly late Saturday night, May 9, 2015 at the Lake of the Woods District Hospital in Kenora, Ont.

PATRICK DENNIS CODY MARCOTTE

It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that the family announces the sudden passing of PATRICK DENNIS CODY MARCOTTE at the age of 30 on May 4, 2015 in Calgary Alberta.
Cody was born March 25, 1985 in Albuquerque, New Mexico to Barry and Connie Marcotte.