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McConnellFuneral Home

9 Bursthall Street
Marmora, ON K0K 2M0
(613) 472-2531

Marmora ON Obituaries and Funeral Related News

Doug Sopha

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

SOPHA, Norman Douglas Entered into rest suddenly at his home in Lindsay on Friday, July 21, 2017. Doug, in his 65th year, was predeceased by his parents Norman (Tut) and Louise Sopha formerly of Marmora. Beloved brother of John (Donna predeceased), Dale (Barb) and Jodie (Willie) Marshall. Doug will be missed by many extended family and friends. In keeping with family wishes cremation, has taken place.  Relatives and friends are invited to call at the C.R. GAMBLE FUNERAL HOME and CHAPEL, (127 Church St., Almonte, Ontario, (613-256-3313) On Tuesday, August 1st from 11:00 A.M. until 12:00 noon. Interment at 12:30 at the St. Mary's Roman Catholic Cemetery, Almonte and a reception will follow at the Royal Canadian Legion in Almonte. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or a foundation of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Condolences & tributes: www.crgamble.com...
http://crgamble.com/book-of-memories/2999800/Sopha-Doug/service-details.php

Alfred Chessum

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Sheila Jean Chessum. {June 22, 98}. Loving father of Russell Raymond Chessum of Paris, ON, Norma Jean Frail of Clementsport, NS, Gregory B. Chessum of Ajax, ON; Loved uncle of Donna Craven of Marmora, ON, and all of her family. Grandfather of seven. Russ served in the RCAF from June 1940 to June 1964. He was stationed in seven of the provinces and overseas. After his Air Force career, he worked his way up through the ranks at the Servicesman’s Automobile Club in Malton, ON. He retired as president in 1983. Russ and Sheila moved back to Paris in 1989, where they were active members of the Paris Lawn Bowling Club. He was a long time member of Canadian legions, his last being Paris Branch #29. Russ was also a long time member of the Masonic Order, more recently the St. Johns Lodge No.82 in Paris. His full time retirement allowed him to do more fishing and develop his taxidermy skills, playing his piano along with the Big Band era orchestra music which he loved, with great memories of the Air Force bands and night club gigs in which he played. His sense of humour will be well remembered by those in his many social circles through out his life Friends may call at the Wm. Kipp Funeral Home, 184 Grand River St. N. Paris on Tuesday September 20, 2016 from 7-9 PM. Funeral Services will be held in the Funeral Home Chapel on Wednesday at 11:00 AM. Interment Paris Cemetery. A Mason...
http://www.wmkippfuneralhome.com/book-of-memories/2709475/Chessum-Alfred/service-details.php

Robert Brown

Thursday, August 18, 2016

BROWN, Robert Charles- Passed away peacefully at his home on Tuesday, August 16th, 2016. Robert Brown, of Marmora, in his 80th year. Son of the late Helen & Charles Rodgers. Loving husband of the late Joan Brown (nee Shatraw). Dear father of Shirley of Marmora, Helen of Coe Hill, Robert Jr. “Jake” (Mary) of Belleville, Billy Jack (Lori) of Marmora, Peggy (Seth) of Havelock, Ben of Marmora, Roberta Haynes (Tom) of Marmora, Ronnie (Christine) of Flinton and Patricia "Polly" Sprung (Larry) of Marmora. Robert is predeceased by his sisters Mary, Eleanor, Irene and his brothers Wilbert, Percy, William, James and John. Proud grandfather of 14 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren as well as numerous step children and step grandchildren. Also sadly missed by Bernice Brown. Friends are invited to call at the JOHN R. BUSH FUNERAL HOME, 80 Highland Ave. Belleville (613-968-5080) on Friday August 19th, 2016 from 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services will be held in the chapel on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. Cremation to follow. If desired, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Online condole...
http://www.rushnellfamilyservices.com/book-of-memories/2684211/Brown-Robert/service-details.php

'They lost their goalie': Don Mills Flyers pay tribute to murder victim Roy Pejcinovski in emotional return to the ice - Toronto Star

Thursday, 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...

Appeal ends, nearly $6000 raised - Sault Star

Thursday, 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...
http://www.saultstar.com/2018/02/11/funeral-cost-appeal-tops-goal

Brockville area joins in mourning - Brockville Recorder and Times

Thursday, 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...
http://www.recorder.ca/2018/04/09/brockville-area-joins-in-mourning