Obituaries

In loving memory of Mary Jo Saskoley, who passed away in Toronto on Friday September 22, 2017 at the age of 94 with family by her side.

Mary Jo was born in Toronto, Ontario on February 21, 1923 to William (Percival) and Constance Dale. She was the oldest of four siblings.

Mary Jo came to Dryden in the 1940’s as a young nursing graduate from the Toronto General Hospital School of... Read more about Mary Josephine Saskoley

GENEVIEVE RUTH SABOURIN

Nov. 1, 1935 – Sept. 12, 2017

It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of our beloved mother and grandmother, Genevieve Ruth Sabourin, age 81 years, at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre on Tuesday, September 12, 2017.

Genevieve was born and raised in Heron Bay and Mobert, Ontario. Her family lived on the land hunting... Read more about Genevieve Ruth Sabourin

It is with great sorrow we announce the passing of Richard Giesbrecht, age 78 years on Saturday, September 23rd in the Dryden Regional Health Center.

Richard was born August 30, 1939 in Kenora.

He was predeceased by his wife Brenda, parents Peter and Yvonne Giesbrecht and his two brothers Bob & Bill Giesbrecht.

He leaves to mourn his passing his son Terry Giesbrecht of... Read more about Richard Bryan Giesbrecht

Emily Mae Brygidyr LeCocq In loving memory of Emily Mae Brygidyr LeCocq, age 88 years whose death occurred August 31, 2017 at Hogarth Riverview Manor in Thunder Bay.

Mae was born in Quibell Ontario on December 6, 1928, daughter to Rose and Jack Corbett, the fifth of seven children.

The family moved to Fort William shortly thereafter and she received both public and high school... Read more about Emly Mae Brygidyr LeCocq

In loving memory of James Edward “Jimmy” Hughes who was born on January 11, 1951 and who passed away on September 21, 2017.

Jimmy loved to spend time with his family and he especially enjoyed visiting and watching movies with his sister Linda; a Sunday afternoon tradition made even better if the movie starred his favourite actor, John Wayne.

He will be missed from the Community... Read more about James Edward 'Jimmy' Hughes

In Loving Memory of Daniel Walter Smith

May 1, 1983 – August 26, 2017

It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of our beloved son, brother, uncle, nephew, cousin Daniel Smith on August 26, 2017 in Victoria B.C. who went to be with His Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.

Daniel was born in Dryden... Read more about Daniel Walter Smith

In loving memory of William (Bill) Frank Beatty, aged 90 years, who passed away surrounded by family on September 19th after a long battle with Pulmonary Fibrosis.

Bill was born August 19th, 1927 at the original Grace Hospital in Winnipeg, MB. He was the youngest of two sons born to Frank and Cleo Beatty.  The family moved to Keewatin when Bill was seven years of... Read more about William 'Bill' Beatty

In loving memory of Doreen Stein of Ignace, Ontario born January 10, 1941 in Winkler, MB passed away peacefully Monday, September 18th, 2017 after a lengthy illness.

Doreen had spent the majority of her life in Northwestern Ontario; with the last 50 years living in Ignace.

Doreen worked many of her years in the hospitality industry, in varying capacities and formed... Read more about Doreen Stein

Roger David Langanki, of Red Lake, Ontario, died suddenly of a heart condition on Sunday, September 10th, 2017.

Roger was born on March 31st, 1966 in Dryden, Ontario.

He was a member of the Wabigoon Lake Ojibway Nation and attended Barclay Public School, St. Joseph’s Catholic School, and Dryden High School. He also attended Confederation College where he received his Carpenter’s... Read more about Roger Langanki

In Loving Memory of Victoria McCauley Christink, age 94, who passed away on Wednesday September 13, 2017 at the William George Extended Care Facility.

Victoria is survived by her step-sons Bob (Bev) Christink, and Daniel (Joanne) Christink. She is also survived by 10 grandchildren, and numerous great grand-children; nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received at the Sioux... Read more about Victoria McCauley Christink

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