Chapleau ON Obituaries and Funeral Related News
Police reveal identities of Highway 101 crash victims - The North Bay NuggetThursday, March 9, 2017
Ontario Provincial Police today revealed the victims are Paulette MacLeod, aged 61, Aynsley MacLeod 29, and two young boys 10-year-old Jamaal MacLeod-Nakogee and three-year-old Kruz Nakogee, all of Chapleau.OPP said the driver of the truck, 38-year-old Wade Bass of Timmins was transported to hospital where he was treated for minor injuries and released.Police also revealed that Highway 101 West, where the crash occurred Thursday, was re-opened at about 9:30 p.m. The South Porcupine Detachment and the OPP Technical Collision Investigators are continuing their investigation to determine a cause of the collision, said a police news release.In the meantime, as friends and family struggle with the loss of four loved ones, there is a GoFundMe campaign underway online, with the aim of raising enough money to help cover funeral expenses. That campaign can be found at the following link: https://www.gofundme.com/8mfda-jeff-nakogee-and-familyLet's block ads! (Why?)...
Brunswick House First Nation man loses family in fatal crash - CBC.caThursday, March 9, 2017
Thursday's crash on Highway 101 west of Timmins.Gone are his pregnant girlfriend Aynsley MacLeod, his two sons Jamaal Nakogee and Kruz Nakogee, and mother in-law Paulette MacLeod.All hail from the Chapleau-area First Nation, with the exception of MacLeod, who is from Chapleau.Brunswick House First Nation Chief Kevin Tangie says everyone in the community is coming together to help."Everyone is gathering around Jeff and his little baby daughter that's left. Her name is Paris and she's two years old. He's resting with his baby girl right now, at his mother's house," he told CBC News."We have fire-keepers outside with the sacred fire going."Small community, big lossTangie says his community has dealt with tragedy and heartbreak before, but "the difference here is the number of people that are involved in the tragedy."He said the tragedy has also affected people in the neighbouring town of Chapleau."Jeff's girlfriend, her family, was from Chapleau," Tangie continued."And so there's a number of people that are grieving and have been visiting the sacred fire from town here as well."A GoFundMe campaign been has been launched for donations to assist with funeral expenses.The family members died after their SUV collided with a work vehicle on the highway.The other driver — a 38-year old man from Timmins — suffered minor injuries.OPP say technica...
Joseph BurnsTuesday, August 23, 2016
Elaine), Anne Roberts (Ward), Paul Burns and the light of his life Laura and Stephanie. Godfather of Gary Laframboise, Daniel Leduc, Marc and Jasmine Collin, Laura and Stephanie Roberts. Born in Chapleau, he worked for 35 years as a Lead Welder with INCO at the Copper Refinery. Butch lived his faith every day and was a devoted member of St. Jacques Parish. He enjoyed gardening, opera music and was a wonderful tinkerer, creating joy in his garage. Children loved him and he loved them. He had a true passion for family, his caring wife of 55 years, his children, his extended family and most importantly his grandchildren. He will be lovingly remembered as a kind and gentle soul.
Lougheed Funeral Home
4605 Michelle Dr., Hanmer
(Friends may call 6-8:30pm Friday)
St. Jacques Church, Hanmer
Saturday, August 27th, 2016 at 11 a.m.
Cremation at the Park Lawn Crematorium.
Donations to NEO Kids Foundation or HSNF Cardiac Unit would be appreciated.
Sudbury Daystarter: News, weather and roads info for Thursday - CBC.caFriday, August 12, 2016
A heat warning remains in effect for Sudbury, Manitoulin, the North Shore, Killarney, North Bay, Nipissing and Kirkland Lake.
TODAY: A mix of sun and cloud. A chance of showers for Wawa and Chapleau. Highs near 29 to 31 C. The humidex will feel like 39. Sault Ste Marie and Timmins will be the cool spots with highs near 25 C. Slightly cooler temperatures north from Kapuskasing to James Bay.
TONIGHT: Cloudy with a chance of showers for most of northeastern Ontario. Partly cloudy for the James Bay region. Lows from 19 to 10 degrees in the far North.
TOMORROW: Unsettled conditions for northeastern Ontario. With a good chance of showers or thundershowers. Highs from 21 to 25 C.
HOSPITAL REPORT: A new report is criticizing the provincial government for under-funding Sudbury's hospital. The Ontario Council of Hospital Unions says hospitals serving a similar population in Ontario are facing shortfalls of almost $57-million this year. The report also claims that Sudbury's hospital needs almost 200 extra nurses and more than 500 additional staff to provide care. Read more.
POLICE BUDGET: The Greater Sudbury Police Service will look into modifying its request for a budget inc...
Brockville area joins in mourning - Brockville Recorder and TimesThursday, April 12, 2018
Humboldt later this week. https://t.co/DvpAsm2Ybw#HumboldtStrong#PutYourStickOut#XBRpic.twitter.com/h2EyHhQjrj
— City of Brockville (@BrockvilleON) April 9, 2018Organizations across Ontario were paying tribute to the victims of last week’s fatal bus crash.The bus carrying the junior hockey team to a playoff game collided with a semi truck in northeast Saskatchewan on Friday, killing 15 people and leaving 14 others injured.The fatalities included 10 young teammates, ranging in age from 15 to 21, and five team personnel. Like many people across the country, the Wilsons placed a hockey stick on their porch in what has become a universal tribute to the lost players.The book of condolences is the product of city staff’s collaboration with Brockville’s Irvine Funeral Home.The tragedy also hit close to home for Mike Galbraith, a funeral director at Irvine who helped coordinate the book of condolences.“As a hockey dad, as a parent, as a funeral director, I can appreciate the chaos that’s going on,” he said.“Sometimes, people need an outlet.”Signing a book of condolences is a small way of confronting the powerlessness one feels in the wake of such a tragedy, said Galbraith.“This one’s kind of near and dear to the heart,” he added.“If I had the means and the time, I would fly out there today on a plane and help them out.”The Brockville Braves plan on contributing one dollar from every ticket sold to Tuesday’s Game at the Memorial Centre to a crowdsourcing fund for the victims. Galbraith said another version of the book of condolences will be set up at the arena ahead of that game.“It will all be added to one and sent off at the end of the week,” he added.Some 30 people had signed the city hall book as of mid-afternoon Monday, as word of the tribute began slowly to spread.Some of the people signing came from out of town, including Prescott, Mallorytown, Delta and Kingston.All of the local signatures and messages will be conveyed to Humboldt city hall.Elsewhere locally, organizers of the Brockville Winter Classic Weekend used their Facebook account to post tributes to the Broncos and a link to the crowdsourcing page.Brockville Mayor David Henderson said the scope of the tragedy extends beyond the world of hockey.“I think it wa...
Appeal ends, nearly $6000 raised - Sault StarThursday, April 12, 2018
Hunter Chamberlain and their son, Bentley, died last Tuesday. Their SUV, northbound on Highway 69 near Parry Sound, crossed the centre line and collided with a transport. The SUV caught fire. Ontario Provincial Police have not released the names of the deceased pending identification by Ontario Centre of Forensic Sciences. Whitehead's best friend, Rebecca Chapman, launched a GoFundMe appeal (https://www.gofundme.com/help-support-jodey-whitehead) on Friday to help Victoria's mother, Jodey Whitehead, pay for funeral costs. Her goal was $2,000. That target was exceeded by more than 50 per cent within 24 hours with $3,186 donated by 66 contributors by 10 a.m Saturday. By Sunday afternoon, the tally grew to $5,980 from 136 donors. In an update, Chapman thanked donors and said the appeal was finished. “As per request by the family, I will be closing donations and taking the funds to them,” she said. “They decided that this is an overwhelming, but very appreciated amount of support, and that they would like me to close the fund as we have reached nearly $6,000.”Many donors offered their condolences about the trio's death. “My heart goes out to anyone impacted by this tragedy,” said Danielle Heatley. “I can't imagine the pain of losing a child and grandchild,” said MaryClaire Wood in a post. “I pray you find the strength to deal with this terrible loss.“Thanks to everyone for their generosity,” said Jonathan White...
'They lost their goalie': Don Mills Flyers pay tribute to murder victim Roy Pejcinovski in emotional return to the ice - Toronto StarThursday, April 12, 2018
Flyers and Marlboros. (Vince Talotta / Toronto Star)Pejcinovski was a promising prospect in next year’s Ontario Hockey League draft. “We remember him as a teammate and friend,” West said, urging the boys to “sit together, support each other, and keep playing the game.” And they did, but with a twist. The two teams tossed their sticks into pile at centre ice — with no discernible divide between Flyers and Marlboros. Players picked sticks at random, shuffling them like a deck of cards into two new teams.They then peeled their rival jerseys and put on new ones, black or white with a capital “R,” for Roy, in burgundy. The colour in the boys’ socks — orange and black for the Flye...