Cochrane AB Obituaries and Funeral Related News
The first of 16. Funeral for play-by-play announcer of Humboldt Broncos - Surrey Now-LeaderThursday, April 12, 2018
Montmartre.Players on the Broncos were from communities across Saskatchewan, Alberta and Manitoba.Related: Dayna Brons, trainer for Humboldt Broncos, dies in hospitalRelated: Tom Cochrane reworks lyrics to honour Humboldt BroncosBill Graveland, The Canadian PressLike us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. Let's block ads! (Why?)...
Funeral held for MRU instructor killed in plane crash - CTV NewsTuesday, April 4, 2017
Johnson was one of two pilots killed on February 13 when they crashed in a small plane that was part of MRU’s training fleet. The plane went down in a wooded area northwest of Cochrane and the wreckage was found by Highway 40 near Waiparous.
MRU aviation student Taylor Jackson says Johnson's impact on the lives of his students extended beyong the classroom and cockpit.
“Growing up, I never really had a grandfather,” said Jackson. “When I came here in September that was one of the first things I actually thought about when I met Reyn.”
“He was so much more than an instructor. He was a student as much as an instructor. He was always willing to learn.”
Johnson’s career spanned more than three decades with years spent flying for Jazz Airlines and working as a private instructor before joining MRU as a flight instructor in 2016.
Luc Sinal, one of Johnson's students, has warm memories of his fallen instructor. "From the minute I met him he was immediately a friend. He was such a kind person.”
“He would always make his way (into the student room) and the first thing he would do was shake everybody’s hand and say hello. He always remembered past conversations so he would check-in on stuff that we had talked about a week or two before.”
David Docherty, MRU president, said the loss of Johnson and his fellow instructor Jeff Bird has had a devastating impact on the school and the families of the pilots.
"These are people who died following their dreams and instilling dreams in our students,” said Docherty. "It's clear the lasting mark that they made...
Frederick StewartFriday, March 17, 2017
Monday, March 6, 2017, at the age of 79 years. Long time resident of Paris who moved to Waterloo 8 years ago.
Beloved husband to Janet (nee Wintermeyer), loving father to Al (Karen), Sandy Cochrane (John), and Linda Farmer (Don), cherished grandfather to Spencer, Sarah, Chad (Dani), Ben, Ryan (Jenn), Emilee (Nic), Julee (Dylan) and Natalee; great-grandchild Cassidy and Step-sons Shawn and Steven McNulty. Survived by his brother Russell Stewart (the late Mary), (Betty), as well as many cousins nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his first wife Gail (nee Johnson) of 41 years; parents Matilda and Sidney, and his 11 siblings and spouses.
Fred was an incredibly funny, talented, compassionate, hard working man who loved his family dearly. He would all want us to remember, "Keep Smilin!" ??
Friends may call at the Wm. Kipp Funeral Home, 184 Grand River St. N., Paris, Ontario on Thursday March 9, 2017 from 2:30 – 4:30 and 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. The service to celebrate Fred’s Life will be held in the Funeral Home Chapel, on Friday, March 10, 2017 at 11:00 a.m Interment Paris Cemetery. Dr. Rev Stephen Hendry officiating.
Donations to Freeport Health Centre, 2nd floor Union Terrace, would be appreciated. Online condolences and donations may be arranged through www.wmkippfuneralhome.com or by contacting Wm. Kipp 519-442-3061.
Richard HenrieFriday, March 17, 2017
He will be missed by his family of friends, which he considered to be his brothers and sisters. Amigo will always be his favourite pooch.
“Life is a highway, I want to ride it all night long……” (Tom Cochrane)
Memorial Funeral Service in the
R.J. Barnard Chapel
Jackson and Barnard Funeral Home 233 Larch St. Sudbury
Friday, March 17th, 2017 at 4pm
(FRIENDS MAY CALL AFTER 2PM FRIDAY)
Cremation at Park Lawn Crematorium, Sudbury
To ensure compassionate and dignified end-of-life care in our community, the family welcomes donations to the Maison McCullogh Hospice (in lieu of flowers)...
Former RAC President William James 'Bill' Gillis, VE1WG SK - Southgate Amateur Radio ClubFriday, January 6, 2017
Kathie Blomsma (Paul), Patti Trites (Steve) and Michael Gillis (Janet), all of Moncton and Peter Gillis (Trina) of Leduc, AB; his adored grandchildren, Derek Prosser, Jeff Prosser (Mariel), Audrey Cochrane (Matt), Laura Frost (Brady), William Gillis, Jessica Gillis (Luc Doiron), Jim Gillis (Manon Boudreau), Kristi Hughes (Tyler), Andrew Trites (Sarah), Ben Trites, Jordan Gillis (Samantha Scribner), Tommy Gillis, Katie Gillis, Shanna Gillis; his precious great-grandchildren, Marissa Prosser, Molly Cochrane, Ruby Cochrane, James Frost, Mary Frost, five day old Liam Gillis and soon arriving Amelia Hughes; his brothers, Robert Gillis (late Janice 1999) and Ralph Gillis (Alice Marie); God-daughter, Patsy Burton; sisters-in-law, Claudette Picot (Don) and Jeannine Cochrane (late Bill 2015); brother-in-law, Jules Picot (Carol); several loving nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his sister, Mary Elizabeth Gillis (2016) and his beloved great-granddaughter, Hailey Amelia Hughes (2015).
Visitation at Fergusons Funeral Home, 1657 Mountain Road, Moncton (858-1995) on Thursday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 pm. A Service to celebrate and honor Bill’s life will be held at Fergusons Funeral Home Chapel on Friday, December 30, 2016 at 2:00 pm, with Rev. Charles Broderick presiding. Reception in the Funeral Home Reception Centre following the service. Interment will be following the service at Lakeside Cemetery, Lakeville, Westmorland Co.
In memory of Bill, donations to a memorial of the donor’s choice would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences at www.fergusonsfuneralhome.com.
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Albert Frank Czapski - Champaign/Urbana News-GazetteSaturday, March 2, 2019
Albert L. Czapski (Michele) of Brooklyn Park, Minn., and two grandchildren, Kelly Reid (Dan) of Fridley, Minn., and Kyle Czapski of Brooklyn Park.
He was preceded in death by a twin sister, Alberta Dorsey.
Albert was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Westville. He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed remote fly-fishing trips to Ontario, Canada, and golfing. He was a graduate of Westville High School, where he played football. He owned and operated Flip's Tavern for 35 years. He worked at Allied Chemical for 35 years and Thirion Glass for five years. He was on the Westville Fire Department and was former president of Westville-Belgium Sanitary District.
Private services and entombment were held at Resurrection Cemetery Mausoleum, Danville, with Fr. Robert Hoffmann officiating.
Memorials may be made to Westville Public Library.
Rortvedt Funeral Services, Tilton, assisted the family. Online condolences at rortvedtfuneralservices.com.
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Body found in Mexico probably that of Christine St-Onge, SQ says - Montreal GazetteSaturday, March 2, 2019
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Baysville, Ont., woman’s humorous obituary, has readers laughing and crying - Global NewsSaturday, March 2, 2019
The 82-year-old spent her last years at the Pines Long-Term Care Home in Bracebridge. Brian, who now resides in Devon, Alberta, got emotional while expressing gratitude for the men and women who looked after his mother.He said ultimately, Sybil would have been tickled by the attention.“The line about her finally having the smoking hot body that she’s always wanted — it’s something that certainly made most people in the comments laugh out loud," he said."One of the comments today was, ‘She definitely made an ash of herself.’"—With files from Shallima MaharajWatch: More noteworthy final notes
Woman pens funny obit for grandmother, just as she would have wanted it
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