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Thompson Funeral Service Ltd

613 Ward St
Nelson, BC V1L 1T2
(250) 352-3613

Nelson BC Obituaries and Funeral Related News

Sarah E. Smith -

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Paul Bladen officiating. Visitation will be from 3 to 6 p.m. prior to services Friday at Ottawa Funeral Home.Sarah was born Feb. 26, 1990, in Spring Valley, to Stephen and Rebecca (Nelson) Smith. She was a 2008 graduate of Ottawa High School and spent four years in band while there. She also attended Illinois Valley Community College.She currently was a shift manager at Papa John’s in Ottawa. Sarah enjoyed spending time with her daughter, Lillian, and being outdoors. She had a passion for art, music and took dance classes since she was 4 years old through high school. She is survived by her parents; her daughter, Lillian Rose; two siblings, Steven (Mary St. Aubin) Smith and Stephanie (Paul) Addink; her grandparents, Delbert (Dorothy) Nelson; her aunts, Jennifer (Greg) Allen, Lori (Sonny) Preci, Dorothy Peterson and Doreen Nelson; many cousins; and her furry baby, Snickers.She was preceded in death by her grandparents, James (Lucille) Smith; and her uncle, Delbert Swen Nelson.Memorials may be directed to her family to be used for her daughter’s education.The online guest book may be viewed and remembrances shared at your "team for the ages" and you could win a trip to the Big Game!Let's block ads! (Why?)...

Bernardo "Bernie" Fernandez - Richland Source

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Friday, Dec. 1, 2017 at the Ontario Home of Wappner Funeral Directors, 100 S. Lexington-Springmill Road. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. Father Nelson Beaver at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017 at St. Mary of the Snows Catholic Church, 1630 Ashland Road Mansfield, Ohio.Burial will take place at Mansfield Memorial Park with military honors. Memorial contributions can be made to the family in care of Wappner Funeral Directors.Words of comfort may be expressed at's block ads! (Why?)...

Barrie man who spent years giving back dead at 61 - CTV News

Thursday, December 14, 2017

A Barrie man who spent the last few years giving back to the community has died. Frank Nelson, who spent six years battling an incurable cancer, died Friday at the age of 61. Nelson was best known for his “Paying it Back” initiative. He helped dozens of people who were also battling cancer. His Facebook group has more than 9,600 followers. In a 2015 interview with CTV Barrie, Nelson said “When you see the happy tears, the hugs the smiles, it's just all worth it. It really has done a lot for me. More than anybody will ever know.” A memorial service is planned for Nelson at Steckley-Gooderham Funeral Home for Tuesday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., and then again from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.Let's block ads! (Why?)...

Obituary: Lethea Ann Nelson - The Ottawa Herald

Thursday, September 14, 2017

KANOPOLIS — Lethea Ann Nelson, 61, passed away Sept. 7, 2017.She was born Aug.4, 1956 in Russell to Merle and Violet (Corwin) Herring. She was a longtime employee of Cashco, Inc. in Ellsworth for over 25 years.Lethea is survived by her husband and partner of over 20 years, Randie Nelson of Kanopolis; daughter, Jenny Curnutt (Dustin) of Kanopolis; daughter, Karen Bock (Jason) of Wichita; grandchildren, Ethan and Landon Curnutt, and Violet and Ava Bock; sister, Linda Herring of McPherson; brother, Lyle Herring (Donna) of Bennington; brother, Bob Herring (Julie) of Ft. Worth, Texas; parents, Merle and Violet Herring of McPherson; sister-in-law, Sherri Saunders of Smolan; and sister-in-law, Terri Barraclough of Lincoln.She was preceded in death by her son, Rusty Walker.Visitation is from 10 a.m. to noon Monday, Sept. 11 at Parsons Funeral Home, Ellsworth with family present.The funeral service is at 2 p.m., Monday, Sept. 11 at Parsons Funeral Home with burial following in the Kanopolis Cemetery.In lieu of flower...

Carole Veaudry

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

In Loving Memory of Carole Louise Veaudry 54 years Wednesday, July 26th, 2017 at Health Sciences North, Sudbury. Sadly missed by her husband James Nelson. Beloved mother of April (James), Denis (Melissa) and Angele (Joe) and step-children Tamara, Samantha and Steve. Cherished grandmother of Edward, Neil, Jake, Darren, Stanley, Kevin, Brayden, William, Patrick and Matteo and step-grandchildren Thomas, Lily, Sage, Daniel, Aiden, Keanna and Ariella. Loving daughter of Euclide predeceased and Diane Veaudry. Dear sister of Marcel, Denis, Aime, Gilles, Andre, Guy and Diane. A Celebration of Life Will be held at the Lougheed Funeral Home 252 Regent Street at Hazel Street, Sudbury Saturday, July 29th, 2017 at 1:00 P.M. (Friends may call 10:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. Saturday) Cremation at the Park Lawn Crematorium. Donations to a charity of your choice would be appreciated.

Community mourns doctor who put focus on health care in the north -

Thursday, April 12, 2018

A doctor who spent decades working to improve health care in northern British Columbia is being mourned after he died Tuesday night.Dr. Bert Kelly was a "tireless champion for health care" said Prince George city councillor Susan Scott, who announced his passing via Facebook.Kelly was a key architect of the Northern Medical Program, in which students in UBC's medical program are trained in northern B.C. in an effort to help recruit and retain future medical professionals in a region that historically has been underserved.Faced with chronic doctor shortages in Prince George and the surrounding area, Kelly helped lead a local group of physicians and specialists in what was effectively a strike in 2000, withdrawing non-essential services until the province agreed to commit more funding and efforts to recruitment and retention of doctors in the north. By 2004 the Northern Medical Program was opened, with Kelly serving the role of Executive Director of the Northern Medical Society.Truly sad this morning at the loss of Dr. Bert Kelly! He wa...

A reflective Father Bob Haggarty looks back on his time in Lillooet - Bridge River Lillooet News

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Originally from Alberta, Father Bob was ordained in 1971 as a priest in the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate (OMI). The Order was founded in 1816 and has had a presence in British Columbia since 1858. The apostolic Oblates focused on outreach to remote and/or wilderness areas, which B.C. was at the time of the Gold Rush. “The Oblates were there, right at the beginning of the colonization of B.C.,” adds Father Bob, who says those early priests were so young that they were described as altar boys. He can quote the early history of the Oblates in B.C. chapter and verse, but is also fascinated by Canadian military history. He says that’s related to one of his mother’s brothers, who went overseas with the RCAF during the Second World War and was killed in action. “My mother had all these letters and pictures but had no time to organize them. But I thought, ‘If we don’t value his contributions, who’s going to?’ He sacrificed his life for this country, so I felt I owed him that and so I took every photo and every scrap of paper and put them in order.” After he began living here, Father Bob became intrigued by the history of local veterans, particularly the “Boys of Lillooet” whose names are inscribed on the cenotaph on the lawn outside the District Office. “I said to myself, ‘Who are you? Who are you?’” He then spent years researching their lives and eventually produced two volumes (World War One and World War Two) of priceless biographical material - old black and white and sepia photos, precious personal letters written from the front lines, military records and his own conversations with their siblings and other family members - that preserves the memory of the “Boys of Lillooet” for posterity. “Those fellows grew up here, lived within a five or 10-mile radius of downtown Lillooet and they never came back,” he says softly. “I thought they should be remembered and we should be proud of them.” Father Bob believes “history is made up of local people. It’s more than what Prince Charles has done. It’s people who are walking down the street. There’s history there, too.” He continues, “And it’s a good story if you go back and find out what happened. I remember hearing an interview with Mark Forsythe on the CBC and he was coming to Lytton for a public forum on the Gold Rush. It was also about the opening up of the Lillooet area and it was an eye-opener, too. I believe in history and I like to know history. I think the history of Lillooet makes you appreciate the place where you live. And for visitors, so much of B.C.’s history took place within a half mile of here.” He says, “Sometimes I’ll go down to Seton Lake and just sit there and I’ll ask people who are visiting for the day if they know where they are and what happened here. It makes it more interesting for them if they know some of the local history.” Father Bob acknowledges he’s “dealing with the reality of being a senior” and some health challenges involving his eyesight, but hopes to continue living here. “Why would I want to leave Lillooet?” he asks. “The environment here...

Audrey Ann 'Penny' Cline - The Altamont Enterprise

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Utica; by their four daughters, Mrs. Wendy J. Hotaling of Northville, Mrs. Laurel A. St. Onge of Northville, Mrs. Erika L. Troxell of Hatboro, Pennsylvania, and Mrs. Amy E. Cline of Kamloops, British Columbia; by her two brothers, Paul T. Burnett of Donna, Texas and Clark W. Burnett of Citrus Springs, Florida; and by her 12 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.A graveside service will be held at a time to be announced in the spring in Prospect Hill Cemetery in Northville. Condolences may be made to the family online at contributions may be made to local hospice agencies.Let's block ads! (Why?)...