Obituaries: January 14, 2013

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SANDERSON, Anna -Passed away peacefully at Woodland Villa, in Long Sault, on Wednesday January 9, 2013. Anna Kathleen (Abrams) Sanderson of Cornwall; age 86 years. Beloved wife of the late Donald Sanderson and by her first husband Harold Geneau. Dear mother of Tom Geneau (Deborah), Cheryl Leblanc (Phillip), Jean Lalonde (Lawrence) and Mary Dicaire (Rick Brim). Cherished grandmother of Neesha, Rachel, Stephanie, Jeffrey, Sheena, Corey, Eric and Jessy and great grandmother of Cameron, Emma, Hailie, Aiden and Savannah. Survived by her sisters Barbara Sanderson and Adeline Simser. Fondly remembered by Mike Dicaire and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents the late Donald Robert and the late Mary Ella (Stewart) Abrams, also her brothers Donald John, Vincent, Austin, Robert and William Abrams. A great thank you to Woodland Villa for the love and care they gave her. Resting at LAHAIE & SULLIVAN CORNWALL FUNERAL HOMES, West Branch, 20 Seventh Street West (613-932- 8482) from 2 p.m. Sunday. Funeral Monday January 14, 2013 for Mass of Christian Burial in St. Francis de Sales Church at 11 a.m. Spring Interment, St Mary's Parish Cemetery, Willamstown. The family will be in attendance from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday and from 8:30 a.m. until time of Funeral on Monday. As expressions of sympathy Memorial Donations to the Diabetes Association, would be appreciated by the family. Messages of condolence may be left at

HART, Eric - Passed away peacefully with his family by his side at the Winchester District Memorial Hospital on Thursday January 10, 2013 age 64 years. Eric Allen Hart of Long Sault. Beloved husband of Diane (Robertson) Hart. Loved father of Sandi Simmons (Guy) of British Columbia. Cherished grandpa of Connor, Rowan and Petra. Dear son of Harold Hart of Cornwall and the late Lorrine (Greffe) Hart. Dear brother of Robin Hart (Lydia) of Long Sault, Wendy Hart of Ottawa, Randy Hart of Cornwall and Harlene Hart of Lunenburg. To honour Eric's wishes there will be no visitation or service, cremation has taken place. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to the Winchester District Memorial Hospital would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be made at

WARD, Elizabeth Anne - Passed awau at age 81, a Montreal resident for over 25 years died peacefully on Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at her home in New Canaan Connecticut with her loving family by her side. Born in Cornwall, Ontario, Canada, July 15, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Alcide and Marguerite Pariesien Gareau. She was the wife of R. Vance Ward; they were married on August 15, 1953 in Cornwall Ontario and were in their 60th year of marriage. Elizabeth received her BA from Queens University, Kingston Ontario, Canada in 1951. They moved to New Canaan in 1984 when Mr. Ward was appointed President of CIL Corporation of America, a CIL subsidiary with Head Offices located in Stamford Connecticut. In addition to her husband, survivors include five children, Carolyn Ward, Jennifer Beaulieu, Philip Ward, Katherine Ward and Karen Ashmele and thirteen grandchildren, Kristina, and Karl Huber, Marc, Lea, Paul and Anne Beaulieu; Russel, Jacob, Ellen and Jillian Ward; Elise, Nicolas and Benjamin LeBrun and her brother, Paul Gareau. With the exception of Karen Ashmele, all the children and grandchildren are residents of either Quebec or Ontario. A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Saturday January 5, 2013 at 1:00 PM in St Thomas More Church, 374 Middlesex Rd, Darien, CT. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Visiting Nurse and Hospice of Fairfield County PO Box 489, Wilton, CT 06897 or the Whittingham Cancer Center, 34 Maple Street, Norwalk, Ct 06856. There are no calling hours. For online condolences visit

HOPE, Geraldine Ann (née Lefebvre) - Mrs. Geraldine “Jenny“ Hope at Heartwood Long Term Care, Cornwall on Saturday January 12, 2013 with her family by her side at the age of 85 years. Beloved wife of the late Calvin Hope. Loved mother of Carmen Massia (Mike), Angus Lorne Hope (Jennifer), and Calvin Jr. Hope all of Cornwall. Loving grandmother of Melanie Cote (Jamie), Kevin Hope, Scott Hope and Tylar Jarvis; and great grandmother of Eliana Cote. Loved daughter of the late Alphonse and Mary Sara (née Lauber) Lefebvre. Dear sister of Alphonse Lefebvre (Simone), Cornwall, Williamina (Mina) Lepage (Joe) and Annabelle Currier (Duane) both of Kitchener. Beloved sister-in-law of Wallace Hope (Helen) of Alexandria. Predeceased by her brothers and sisters Alphie Lefebvre, Garfield Lefebvre, Mary Almira St. Martin, Elodea Conroy, Helen Rodney; and brothers in law George Hope (Viola) and Stewart Hope (Theona). She will also be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. Resting at the WILSON FUNERAL HOME, 822 Pitt Street, Cornwall where visitation will be held on Tuesday from 2-4 & 7-9 PM. The Liturgy of the Word will be celebrated in the chapel of the Wilson Funeral Home on Wednesday January 16, 2013 at 10:00 AM. Rite of Committal to be held at a later date in the Alexandria United Church Cemetery, Alexandria, Ontario. If so desired contributions in her memory to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation or Heartwood Long Term Care would be appreciated by the family. Online messages of condolence may be made in the obituary section of


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