Saturday, August 1, 2015

Obituaries

MARLENE MARGARET GAGNE

Marlene Margaret Gagne (nee McMillan), 66, of Atikokan Ont., passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 with her family by her side.
Marlene was born Nov. 26 1948 in Emo, Ont.
A long-time resident of Atikokan, she was united in marriage to Daniel Gagne on Sept. 30, 1967. They raised three beautiful children, Debra (Greg) Alexander, Nicole Gagne (Larry Brant), and Daniel (Jen) Gagne.

BEVERLEY ELLEN STORKSON (LARSON)

Beverley Ellen Storkson, of Fort Frances, Ont., passed away Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at Rainy River Health Centre in Rainy River, Ont.
A celebration of her life is being planned for the near future.
A complete obituary will follow.

DELORES BEVERLY WICKSTROM

On Saturday, July 25, 2015, surrounded by her family, Delores Beverly Wickstrom passed away peacefully to be reunited with her Saviour, parents, and siblings.
Delores was born Nov. 18, 1937 in Fort Frances, Ont. and had lived here all her life.
She was the owner/operator of Fort Floral for many years and also had worked at Tichborne’s Real Estate, Mario’s Jewellers, and the Royal Bank.

IRENE VANDERPLAATS

Irene Vanderplaats, 90, beloved wife of the late Harry J. Vanderplaats, passed away Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at La Verendrye General Hospital in Fort Frances, Ont.

AVA HOWARD

Sadly, the family announces the passing of Ava Howard, 60, of Calgary, Alta., at the South Wood Hospice in Calgary on Thursday, July 23, 2015.
Funeral services will be held Friday, July 31, 2015 at 11 a.m. at the Northridge Funeral Home in Emo, Ont., with Rev. Eileen Bragg officiating.
Interment will take place in Barwick Cemetery in Barwick, Ont.
A complete obituary will follow.

DONALD (DONNIE) ARMIT

Donald (Donnie) Armit, 82, passed away Saturday, July 25, 2015 at Riverside Health Care Facilites in Fort Frances Ont.
Don was born Aug. 26, 1932 in Fort Frances to the late Charles and Cecilia Armit and was their eldest son.
Donnie was educated in Fort Frances, where he attended Robert Moore School and Fort Frances High School, where he was elected Prefect while attending.

MALCOLM RUSSELL O’NEILL-FISCHER

It is with great sadness that the family of Malcolm Russell O’Neill-Fischer announces his passing on Thursday, July 23, 2015 at the Emo Health Centre in Emo, Ont.
“Mac,” as he was known to most, embraced life and lived each day to the fullest. He had a passion for teaching, never quit learning, and made the most of his every experience.

ANNETTE (SANCHE) LANGLAIS

Annette (Sanche) Langlais, 81, passed away peacefully, with her family by her side, on Sunday, July 26, 2015 at the Thunder Bay Regional Hospital in Thunder Bay, Ont.
Annette was born July 13, 1934 in Rainy River, Ont. to Marcien and Thérèse (Hébert) Sanche.

DONALD EDWARD ARMIT

It is with deep sadness that the family of Donald Edward Armit announces his passing on Saturday, July 25, 2013 at La Verendrye General Hospital in Fort Frances, Ont.
A come-and-go luncheon to celebrate Donald’s life will be held Thursday, July 30, 2015 from 1-3 p.m. at Green Funeral Home in Fort Frances.

DELORES BEVERLY WICKSTROM

On Saturday, July 25, 2015, surrounded by her family, Delores Beverly Wickstrom passed away peacefully to be reunited with her Saviour, parents, and siblings.
Delores was born Nov. 18, 1937 in Fort Frances, Ont. and had lived here all her life.
She was the owner/operator of Fort Floral for many years and also had worked at Tichborne’s Real Estate, Mario’s Jewellers, and the Royal Bank.

MALCOLM RUSSELL O’NEILL-FISCHER

Sadly, the family announces the passing of Malcolm Russell O’Neill-Fischer, 85, of Emo, Ont., on Thursday, July 23, 2015 at the Emo Health Centre.
A graveside service will be held Aug. 24, 2015 at 11 a.m. at the Emo Cemetery.
A complete obituary will follow.

DONALD EDWARD ARMIT

Donald Edward Armit. of Fort Frances, Ont., passed away Saturday, July 25, 2015 at La Verendrye General Hospital in Fort Frances.
Funeral arrangements are pending and a complete obituary will follow.

IRENE VANDERPLAATS

It is with great sadness that the family of Irene Vanderplaats, of Fort Frances, Ont., announces her passing on Wednesday, July 22, 2015.
A complete obituary to follow.

PAUL CLARKE

It is with heavy hearts that the family of Paul Edward (Red) Clarke announces his passing on Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at La Verendrye Hospital in Fort Frances, Ont.
Paul was born June 4, 1945 to Mathilda “Billie” and Tom Clarke Sr.
He attended school in Fort Frances and graduated from FFHS in 1963. After graduation, he worked for Myers Lumber.

JUNE JORDAN

It is with deep sadness that the family of June Jordan announces her passing on Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at La Verendrye General Hospital in Fort Frances, Ont.
June will be sadly missed by her brother, Andrew Demetruk of Seattle, Wash.; sister, Marie Demetruk of Fort Frances, Ont.; as well as several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, and cousins.