It is with great sadness that the family of Duane Philip Chernaski, 71, of Fort Frances, Ont., announces his passing on Wednesday, March 9, 2016.
Duane was born Sept. 10, 1944 in Fort Frances to the late John and Mary Chernaski. He had lived in Fort Frances all his life.
He began working at the Rainy Lake Hotel as a young boy at the age of 16 and worked there until it closed.
Duane will be sadly missed by his three siblings, Barry of Thunder Bay, Ont., LaVerna of Fort Frances, Ont., and Marilyn of Washington.
Also surviving are numerous nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents, John and Mary (Havluck) Chernaski in 1956; and his brother, Marvin, in 2007.
There will be no service at this time.
In memoriam donations may be made to the charity of your choice c/o Green Funeral Home, P.O. Box 427, Fort Frances, Ont., P9A 3M8.
Online condolences may be offered at www.greenfuneralhomefortfrances.com