Timmins ON Obituaries and Funeral Related News
Convoy evokes Canadian pride in North Bay - Vermilion StandardWednesday, March 27, 2019
Caron says. "We want to fight for our freedoms and our rights. We want fair government.""We are watching Justin Trudeau slowly strip away every right we had," Sarah Zaldinger, of Timmins, said as about two dozen supporters waited for the convoy to arrive, sharing updates on when the parade would roll into town."He is stripping the future of my children and their children and their children," Zaldinger said. "They are being set up for failure. Their rights, their future, will all be destroyed if we don't stand up now."Although she was not part of the convoy to North Bay, Zaldinger was going to join it Tuesday morning for the rally in Ottawa as part of her own objective of "direct democracy."And direct democracy is possible, she said.Zaldinger pointed to a recent Amber Alert sent to cellphone users across the province when a little girl was reported missing, saying the same system could be used to make sure everyone gets a voice."We could all be given a choice. It could be done," she said. "But it is not being done.""We are going to take our country back," Glen Carritt, the lead organizer of the convoy, told the crowd of locals and convoy participants after the convoy stopped for a short rally.
About 100 vehicles, from big rigs to small cars, pull into the Motion Canada parking lot on Gormanville Road, Monday. The convoy was to stop in Arnprior Monday night before heading to Parlliament Hill in Ottawa Tuesday.PJ Wilson/The Nugget
Air horns blasted, flags and placards waved as the convoy pulled into the parking lot. Many of the messages were pro-pipeline. Many were anti-Trudeau. Make Canada Great Again was emblazoned on one of the pilot vehicles."I am Canadian and Justin Trudeau does not speak for me," read one sign in a truck window, while another called on the federal government to back off a carbon tax, which many of those present said would only hurt "the little guy.""We are going to show Trudeau we are united in this country. We are not separate anymore. We, the people of this country, will be heard . . . from farmers to veterans to yellow vests. We are all hard-working people who want to take our country back."Most of the vehicles carried placards and signs, many pushing for the construc...
Milton TimminsWednesday, August 02, 2017
(Mississippi Mills Fire for 39 years)
Peacefully at home, watching the Blue Jays win on Monday, July 24, 2017.
of Pakenham, age 79 years.
Dearly loved husband and best friend of Lynda Morgan-Browne. Much loved and respected dad of Lori Marsh (Ian), Lesley Jefferies (Lance), Ericka Timmins (Richard Bernier) & Geoffrey (Lori). Loved Boppa of Andrew, Hannah, Owen, (Shaylah), Neil, Morgan, Emily, Ben, Alex, Brayden & Dacoda. Predeceased by his grandson, Brett. Brother of Stuart (Jean), Glen (Lois), Myrna Bourk (Dennis) & Helen Parish. Predeceased by his brother, Alvin. Brother-in-law of Donna.
Friends may call at the
C. R. GAMBLE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL Inc.
(127 Church St., Almonte, ON., 613-256-3313)
for visiting on Friday, July 28 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM. Thence to rest in St. Mark’s Anglican Church, Pakenham from 10 AM, Saturday, July 29 until the family arrive for Service at 11 AM., Rev. Peggy Kuzmicz, officiating.
For those who may choose to honour Milt...
Pierrette BernardWednesday, August 02, 2017
Stéphane (Amy) of Barrie. Always remembered by her 11 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. Dear sister of Edna Lefebvre, Georgette Chaput predeceased and Fleurette Savard predeceased. Born in Timmins, Pierrette moved to Hanmer in 1971 with her husband Laurent. In her younger years, she loved reading, camping, bird watching, dancing, helping others and tending to her flowers. The family would like to thank the staff and management of the Elizabeth Centre for the great care that they provided to Pierrette over the years.
Ste Marguerite d’Youville Church
4290 Hwy 69 N., Val Therese
Thursday, August 3rd, 2017 at 11am
Lougheed Funeral Home, Hanmer/Capreol Chapel
4605 Michelle Dr., Hanmer
(Friends may call 7-9pm Wednesday)
Interment in the Valley East Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donation to the Canadian Mental Health Association would be appreciated.
Walker (Larsen), Patti Lynne, (March 7, 2017) - Lambton ShieldFriday, March 17, 2017
Bluewater Health Hospital, Sarnia on March 7, 2017. Born in Berwick, Nova Scotia on June 3, 1967, she was the daughter of Mel Larsen and the late Althea (Timmins) Larsen.Patti was a proud and dedicated mother who was adored by family and friends. With a smile that lit up every room she entered, Patti’s positive spirit was contagious. Growing up in the Maritimes, Patti was an avid swimmer who loved spending time on the water. Patti found the good in everyone. She viewed life as an adventure and she took advantage of every opportunity to travel and spend time with the people she loved. Every day was a celebration with Patti.Patti is survived by her son, Eric Larsen Walker, and daughter, Brooke Madison Walker, both of Brights Grove, Ontario, her aunt, Lynette Dillon of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia and the father of her children, Stuart Walker, of London, Ontario. Besides her mother, she was predeceased by her sister, Karen Larsen, and her uncle, Earl Dillon.Cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Patti’s life will be held at Smith Funeral Home, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, on Thursday, March 9, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to a trust account for her children Eric and Brooke, payable to Ste...
Brunswick House First Nation man loses family in fatal crash - CBC.caThursday, March 09, 2017
Brunswick House First Nation is reeling in the wake of losing four members in a fatal car crash.Four people in Jeff Nakogee's family perished in 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 ...
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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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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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.
Bill Grimshaw /
The Canadian Press
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. (...