In loving memory of Nella Simone Baker, 75, of Rose Manor, Fort Frances, Ont., who passed away Friday, Oct. 27, 2000 after a brief illness with her family by her side.
She was born Jan. 6, 1925 in Pinewood, Ont. to the late Prosper and Georgina Davidson.
Nella enjoyed Bingo, crocheting, and babysitting her great-niece, Danielle, and nephews, Travis and Eric. She was a very caring and giving person, who was always willing to lend a hand.
She is survived by one brother, Leonard (Arlie) of Dryden, Ont.; three sisters, Verna Labelle of Thunder Bay, Ont., Theresa (Leo) Eberts of Wynward, Sask., and Eleanor (Don) Kuchma of Fort Frances, Ont.; and sisters-in-law, Irene Davidson of Sarnia, Ont. and Elsie Davidson of Thunder Bay, Ont.
She was a very special aunt to Diane Grabowski, Wendy Woodgate, Penny, Kevin, and Ricky Kuchma, and Kathy Bois. Numerous nieces and nephews also survive.
Nella was predeceased by her two brothers, Clarence and Fred Davidson; and three sisters, Delia Carpenter, Isabel Nilson, and Helen Davidson.
A visitation was held Monday, Oct. 30, 2000 from 7 until 8:30 p.m. at Green Funeral Home in Fort Frances, with parish prayers at 7:30 p.m.
A funeral mass was held Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2000 at 10 a.m. at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church in Fort Frances. Father Eugene Whyte O.M.I. officiated, with interment in the Holy Cross Cemetery in Fort Frances.
Pallbearers were René Davidson, Leo Eberts, Richard Davidson, John Morin, Ron Deschenes, and Kevin Kuchma.
Honourary pallbearers were Gwen Bradley, Donna Mae Deschenes, Debbie Karpowich, Rosanna Gartley, and Rose Marie Morin.
The family requests that in memoriam donations be directed to the charity of your choice.