(Ah Kway Way)
Alice Marie Hoard (nee Kelly), 79, of Atikokan, Ont., passed away Saturday, Oct. 6, 2007 at the Atikokan General Hospital in Atikokan.
Alice was born March 10, 1928 in Kenora, Ont. to the late Harry and Mary Kelly. She moved to Fort Frances, Ont., where she lived until moving to Atikokan in 1963.
She loved crocheting and sewing, and had a great love for her cat “Tom.” She was a dedicated mother and her family was very important to her.
Alice is survived by her five children, Babes (Rory) Rusnick, Nicole (Dave) Klatt, Sandra Ui, Sylvia Halifax, and Tina Morrison.
Also surviving are 12 grandchildren, Charles, Kevin, Eddy, Shannon, Sheila, Jennifer, John, Mike, Chris, Michelle, Tammy, and Aaron; several great-grandchildren; siblings, Mary Kelly, Bobby Kelly, Colin Kelly, and John Jim Kelly; and nieces and nephews.
She was united in marriage to Dan Hoard, who predeceased her on Feb. 2, 2006. She also was predeceased by her daughter, Victoria; siblings, Eddie, George, Jim H., and Victoria; and grandchild, Serena.
A traditional service was held Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2007 at 11 a.m. at the Onigaming First Nation gymnasium.
Elder Fred Kelly officiated, followed by interment in the Onigaming First Nation Cemetery.
The pallbearers were Alice’s family.
In memoriam donations may be made to the Atikokan General Hospital c/o Green Funeral Home, P.O. Box 427, Fort Frances, Ont., P9A 3M8.
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