Obituaries

In loving memory of Barbara Lola Pelletier nee Lefroy who passed away suddenly in her home in Ignace on Monday, January 22nd, 2018 at the age of 73.

Barbara is survived by her husband Real Pelletier, children Nancy McCord (Michael), Garnet Nesbitt-Roseborough (Keith) and Sandra White (Alonzo), 5 grandchildren, Sherri Mahar (Darryl), Tyler White, Ethan, Christopher and Donovan McCord, 2... Read more about Barbara Pelletier

Anne Krywokulsky

March 2, 1921 – January 21, 2018

There will be no visitation as cremation has taken place.

A Memorial Service will take place at a later date. Interment will take place at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the CNIB or Charity of Choice through the Dryden Community Funeral Home, 249 Grand Trunk Ave., Dryden, ON P8N 2X3

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Eileen Hauta

June 17, 1918 – January 21, 2018

It is with sad hearts that the family announces the passing of “Nanny” in her 99th year.

Eileen was born June 17, 1918 in Central Butte, Saskatchewan to George and Mary Marie Hicks.

Eileen moved with her family to Dinorwic, Ontario where she met and married Waino Hauta June 22, 1935.

On September 1, 1943, they... Read more about Eileen Hauta

Ronald George Franklin
Saturday, June 4th, 1938 to Friday, January 12th, 2018

With happy memories of a wonderful lifetime together, the family of our beloved Ronald “George” Franklin, 79, would like to announce his peaceful passing from health complications surrounded by family and loved ones, holding his hands when he died at Saint Joseph's Care... Read more about Ronald George Franklin

It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Leona Church in Thunder Bay on January 17th, 2018 with her loved ones by her side.

Leona was born in Carmen, Manitoba on December 27th, 1937 to Charlie and Agatha Smith, where she lived briefly before making Dryden her home a year later.

She attended Albert Street elementary school and went on to high school in... Read more about Leona Church

Bessie Simard

January 22, 1946 – January 17th, 2018.

Bessie Simard was born January 22, 1946 at Swain Post, Ontario.

She lived a traditional lifestyle; spending her youth on the trap line in the Confederation/Women Lake area.

In her adult years she lived the majority of her life in Balmertown, Ontario and then retired in Dryden, Ontario.

As a young woman... Read more about Bessie Simard

Bruno Mol

June 8, 1931 – January 17, 2018

It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Bruno Mol.

On January 17, 2018 he passed away at the age of 86 in his room at Princess Court with his family by his side.

Bruno was born in Poland, and moved to Canada to Montreal as a teenager. He moved to Thunder Bay where he started his logging career, working at the many... Read more about Bruno Mol

Henry Louis Girard

March 8, 1942 – January 17, 2018

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Henry Louis Girard on January 17, 2018, age 74 at the Dryden Regional Health Centre with his family by his side.

Henry was born on March 8, 1942 in Chicoutimi, Quebec.

He moved to Ontario in his early 20’s to pursue work.

Not knowing any English, he... Read more about Henry Girard

In loving memory of William George Higgins, age 76 years, who died very suddenly at home on January l3th, 2018.  William was born on April 2nd, 1941 in Dryden to George Stephen Higgins and Marie Higgins. William Higgins was the brother to Andrew Higgins. He went to Dryden high school and earned his secondary diploma. After high school William decided that university was not the path he wished... Read more about William George Higgins

In the wee hours of Saturday, January 13, Lorne Wayne Vivian went home to meet his Maker.

In perfect harmony with Lorne's unique personality, it was sudden and all or nothing, but not before he told his most loved ones good night and that he LOVES them.

Lorne literally LIVED to LOVE his soul mate Shannon, and children Mackenzie, Brayden and Alorah, as well as furbabies Sassy and... Read more about Lorne Wayne Vivian

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