Elliot Lake ON Obituaries and Funeral Related News
Ontario Creating Employment Opportunities for Youth in Sault Ste. Marie - Government of Ontario NewsSaturday, March 02, 2019
Young Men's Christian Association of Sault Ste. Marie is receiving $28,080 for a human resources support intern. Algoma-Manitoulin Arts & Culture Roundtable in Elliot Lake is receiving $31,500 for a trans-media co-ordinator intern.Blind River Chamber of Commerce is receiving $27,027 for a business manager intern.Brunswick House First Nation is receiving $31,500 for a forester intern.Children's Aid Society of Algoma is receiving $27,502 for a child protection intern.City of Elliot Lake is receiving $31,122 for a digital youth mentor intern. Lady Dunn Health Centre is receiving $31,485 for a marketing-fundraising intern.Maison Boréal Home Inc. is receiving $31,500 for a project manager intern.Massey Area Museum is receiving $26,208 for an assistant curator intern.Mississauga First Nation is receiving $31,450 for a communications co-ordinator intern.Municipality of Wawa is receiving $31,500 for a tourism and recreation planning intern.Township of Hornepayne is receiving $31,500 for a special projects assistant-economic development intern. Township of Prince is receiving $31,487 for an events co-ordinator intern.Wahkohtowin Development GP Inc. is receiving $26,000 for a forest management project intern.
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Sam Panopoulos, Canadian inventor of Hawaiian pizza, dies at 82 - CBC.caWednesday, July 05, 2017
Canada aboard a boat, later operating several restaurants with brothers Elias and Nikitas Panopoulos.After arriving in Halifax in 1954, he moved to Sudbury, then Elliot Lake, Ont., where he worked in the mines. He later moved to Chatham, Ont., and then finally made London his permanent home.Panopoulos is pictured in the Satellite, a restaurant he owned with his brothers in Chatham, Ont. (Panopoulos family)It was Panopoulos's culinary inquisitiveness that put him on the gastronomic map.In a 2015 interview with the Atlas Obscura, Panopoulos recalled how he became fascinated with pizza during a boat stop in Naples, but that the Italian staple had a sort of mysticism in Canada.'Even Toronto didn't know anything about pizza in those days.'- Sam Panopoulos, Hawaiian pizza creator"Pizza wasn't known at all, actually," Panopoulos told the Atlas Obscura. "Even Toronto didn't know anything about pizza in those days. The only place you could have pizza was in Detroit."Puzzled about pizza's lack of popularity, Panopoulos ended up in Windsor and after watching how chefs in the southern Ontario city made their pies, he started experimenting at the brothers' Satellite restaurant in Chatham.Pizza topped with pineapple and ham has become a staple of pizza menus around the world. (The Canadian Press)No choices on your pizza"The pizza in those days was three things: dough, sauce, cheese, and mushroom, bacon, or pepperoni. That was it. You had no choices; you could get one of the three [toppings] or more of them together," the online article says.In 1962, he threw pieces of pineapple on top along with bits of ham and bacon, thinking that the sweet and savory mix would tantalize tastebuds.This photo of Panopoulos appeared on his online obituary.His culinary instincts eventually bore fruit — his creation became a staple of pizza menus the world over, though it did have a healthy portion of critics.Iceland's President Guoni Johannesson caused an online frenzy in February after telling schoolchildren that pineapple did not belo...
Service supports grieving families - The Sudbury StarWednesday, July 05, 2017
Dragonfly Advisory Services provides its business to the areas of Sudbury, Elliot Lake, Espanola, and Manitoulin Island.“I’m thinking in the next few years you’ll see us in Sault Ste. Marie, North Bay,” Wirta said. “But if someone reaches out we’re not going to say no."If a person has anyone they can already go to, Wirta stressed for those resources to be used.“Let them do due diligence, and let them be there now because they’ve been there all along,” Wirta said. “If you have a lawyer, yeah, let them do their job, but we’re still here.”Wirta is hoping her type of business takes off in other markets.“Oftentimes with an aging demographic, the documentation is overwhelming,” Wirta said. “We only know what we need to know in life. If you haven’t lost someone then sometimes you don’t know where to start. That’s that missing link I found (there to be) in Sudbury. We’re also finding now that we’re getting dialogue coming in from all across Ontario, saying if this can work in Northern Ontario, then why can’t it work here?”The business can be reached by phone at 705-562-6071, or 705-589-2131, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.Dragonfly Advisory Services’ website can be found at dragonflyadvisoryservices.ca.Twitter: @keith_dempseyLet's block ads! (Why?)...
Darlene CotieTuesday, May 09, 2017
Sunday, May 7th, 2017 at Health Sciences North at the age of 69. Beloved wife of Wayne Cotie of Chelmsford. Loving mother of David Dubois of Sudbury and Stacey Racette (Richard) of Elliot Lake. Cherished grandmother of Brett and Kaneisha. Dear sister of Dennis Purvis (Wendy) of Levack, Brian (Charlene) of Lively and Brenda Lightfoot (Stephan) of Levack. Predeceased by her parents David and Luella Purvis.
Funeral Prayers in the Lougheed Funeral Home, 252 Regent Street, Sudbury on Thursday, May 11th, 2017 at 11:30am. Friends may call after 10:30am Thursday. Cremation at the Park Lawn Crematorium. If desired, donations to the Northern Cancer Foundation would be appreciated.
Trixie Hardy: 1922 to 2016 - SooToday.comTuesday, December 27, 2016
Bergeron) Ottawa, Janella Murillo Nevada, Christine Melvin (late Stanley) Nevada, Shelagh Connolly (Lenford Hatcher) Virginia, Robert Connolly (Renee) Sault Ste. Marie, brother Thomas Mulhinch (Joan) Elliot Lake, her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Predeceased by her son David (Marcella) Sault Ste. Marie and her sister Ella Lowe, York, England, Beatrice (Trixie) was born on the 3rd of December 1922 in Middlesbrough, England to Thomas Thomson Mulhinch and Jane Hunter Metcalfe former Vaudeville performers.
Although her father died when Trixie was only 3 months old, her mother Jean Hardy, continued to make a living as a dancer. Trixie started dance lessons at the age of 2 years. At age 12 as a juvenile dancer, she auditioned for pantomime “Dick Whittington and his Cat” and toured England with the troupe. Trixie continued to thrive as a Professional Dancer alongside her sister Ella Hardy throughout the U.K.
Trixie (Beatrice) married Patrick Connolly in 1942 in Middlesbrough England and they immigrated to Canada and settled in Sault Ste. Marie in 1948 where she opened the Trixie Hardy Dance School and for over 55 years taught thousands of children and adults at her studio. Trixie (Beatrice) was a Member and Examiner of the British Association of Teachers of Dancing, Honorary Member of Dance Masters of America, and Retired Member of Canadian Dance Teachers and a Founding Member of the Musical Comedy Guild.
Trixie enjoyed teaching, directing theatre for several of the local theatre organisations, Bon Soo Pageants, and many other events throughout both Sault Ontario and Soo. Michigan. Trixie’s recognitions and awards were numerous: Sault Ste. Marie Medal of Merit Recipient, City of Sault Ste.
Cecile J. Briggs - WatertownDailyTimes.comWednesday, March 27, 2019
Phillips Memorial Home in Massena. There will be no funeral services and burial will be at a later date in Calvary Cemetery, Massena.Cecile was born on November 14, 1933 in Cornwall, Ontario, the daughter of Claude and Bertha (Belanger) Villeneuve. She married Joseph Maugeri Jr. on February 21, 1958. He predeceased her on April 19, 1972. She later married Ivan Briggs on June 20, 1975. He predeceased her in June 2001.She enjoyed playing bingo, traveling and spending time on social media.She is survived by her son Joseph Maugeri III and his wife Becky of Clayville, NY; three grandchildren, Joseph, Benjamin and Matthew Maugeri; a brother, Cyril and wife Sylvia Villeneuve and two sisters, Claudette Lefebvre and Bernadette Good as well as several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two sisters Bernice Sequin and Marie Claire Payette.Arrangements are under the direction of Phillips Memorial Home in Massena. Memories and online condolences may be share with the family at www.PhillipsMemorial.com.
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BRIAN DAVID MUEHLMAN - Burlington County TimesWednesday, March 27, 2019
Brian enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was an avid whitetail deer hunter, traveling throughout United States and Canada hunting with his grandson, Kurt. Brian was a USCG Charter Captain on Lake Ontario for 15 years. His most cherished time was spent with his grandchildren. Survivors include his wife, Gail Krauss Muehlman; his mother and step father, Margaret (Rex) Smith of Wexford; daughter, Candi (Joe) Landles of Evans City; step daughter, Becky Flagler of Pittsburgh; siblings, Connie Federbusch, Laurie (Ron) Mahen, and Mark (Pam) Muehlman, all of Mercer; nine grandchildren, Kurt, Mariah, Rayna, Seth, Brandon, Riley, Connor, Liam, and Nico; and several nieces and nephews. Brian was preceded in death by his father, Paul Muehlman and his brother in law, Oscar Federbusch. Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, from 2 to 8 p.m. at the MARSHALL FUNERAL HOME, 200 Fountain Ave., Ellwood City. Friends will also be received at the funeral home on Thursday from 10:30 a.m. until the time of the blessing service at 11:30 a.m. Rev. Father Mark Thomas will officiate. Interment will follow in Holy Redeemer Cemetery. Memorial contributions in Brian's memory may be made to the Steven King Foundation, 621 Street, Jetmore, KS 67854 or Victory Junction, 4500 Adams Way, Randalman, NC 27317. Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh. com.
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Clark Davey, 1928-2019: 'The true journalist of journalists' - Ottawa CitizenWednesday, March 27, 2019
He was heartbroken after failing his medical, but an English teacher told him that people would pay him to write. So he enrolled in the first journalism degree course taught at University of Western Ontario, graduating in 1948 and joining the newsroom of the Chatham Daily News.There, he worked under Richard "Dic" Doyle, but moved to Kirkland Lake when the Thomson newspaper chain made him editor-in-chief of the Northern Daily News. His time there was brief, however, as his girlfriend, Joyce Gordon, issued him an ultimatum: Northern Ontario or me. He chose her: they married in September 1952.In the meantime, he joined the newsroom of the Globe and Mail, where his mentor Doyle had been working for a year.As a reporter with the Globe, Davey covered national and international affairs, including the Suez Canal crisis, the St. Lawrence Seaway project and the cancellation of the Avro Arrow program. During the 1957 federal election campaign, he recognized that Tory leader John Diefenbaker was gaining momentum and might actually win, and convinced his editors to allow him to stay with the Chief's campaign for 40 days.
Clark Davey, former publisher of the Montreal Gazette, displaying a mock-up of the paper's new Sunday edition in 1988.
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When Doyle became editor of the Globe in 1963, he chose Davey as his managing editor, and, according to Mills, the two raised the broadsheet's reputation from that of a local paper to a national one. Davey was managing editor for 15 years before joining the Vancouver Sun in 1978. He was publisher there until 1983, when he took over at the Gazette. He was publisher of the Citizen from 1989 to 1993. He was also president and chair of The Canadian Press, and co-founder and president of the Michener Awards Foundation that oversees the country's most prestigious journalism prize."He was the true journalist of journalists," says Kim Kierans, journalism professor at University of King's College in Halifax and Michener Foundation board member. "He told me when I last saw him in November, ‘If we're not providing the encouragement for journalism organizations and journalists within them to do the journalism that matters, then we're in trouble as a democracy.'"He was also a lovely man, smart and sparkling … with incredible enthusiasm for the business and its future."According to Mills, Davey, who in 2002 led a protest on the steps of the Ottawa Citizen after Mills was fired for running an editorial critical of then-prime minister Jean Chrétien, was known as tough and gruff, "but deep down he was a really kind and thoughtful person, and a very good friend who was always fair to people. But if you didn't know him, he could be intimidating."And although he called the shots on the job, it was Joyce who ruled the home roost. According to son Ric, his father only stopped the presses twice - once while at the Globe, when Joyce called him to report that she and Ric thought they had just seen a UFO."That was the kind of pull she had over him," says Ric.Clark Davey is survived by his wife, Joyce; brother Kenneth George; children Ric (Rita Celli), Kevin (Margaret) and Clark Jr. (...