Cornwall and Area Obituaries

Published on April 11, 2017

Obituaries from Cornwall and the surrounding area.

LEGER, Rita (née Martin) -Passed away peacefully at Chartwell Lancaster surrounded by her family on Thursday, April 27, 2017; age 80 years. Wife of the late Marcel Léger Sr. Predeceased by her son Marcel Léger Jr. Dear mother of André Léger (Dominique) and Anne Gravelle (Marcel). Loving grandmother of Célèste, Julien and Mireille. Dear daughter of the late Donat and Cécile (née Godard) Martin. Survived by her siblings Reynald Martin (Pauline), Sylvia Desjardins and Michel Martin (Diane). Rita will be missed by many nieces, nephews, family and friends. A special thank you to Father Halle and all the staff at Chartwell Lancaster for the amazing care they gave to our mom Rita. The family will be in attendance at LAHAIE & SULLIVAN CORNWALL FUNERAL HOMES, East Branch, 614 First Street East (613-933-2841) from 9 a.m. on Wednesday until time of Service. A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 in the Memorial Chapel of the Funeral Home at 11 a.m. As expressions of sympathy, Memorial Donations to the Chartwell Lancaster Volunteers would be appreciated by the family. Messages of condolences may be left at www.lahaiesullivan.ca

MONTSION, Lois Elizabeth - Passed away at the St. Joseph's Continuing Care Center on Friday, April 28, 2017, age 81 years. Beloved wife of Brian D. Montsion. Dear mother of Rodney and Donna King and step-mother of Donnely, Rodney, Bradley and Angel Schur. Lois will be fondly remembered by many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents, one brother and one sister. Friends will be received at the M. JOHN SULLIVAN FUNERAL HOME , 341 Pitt Street (across from city hall) Cornwall on Tuesday from 2-4 & 7-9pm and Wednesday from 12:30-1:45pm followed by by Funeral Service at 2 pm in the Funeral Home Chapel. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations (by cheque) to Fountaingate Christian Assembly, 949 Mohawk Drive, Cornwall ON K6H 5R6, would be appreciated by the family. Condolences may be left at www.mjohnsullivanfuneralhome.com

VILLENEUVE, Hubert Roch - Passed away peacefully with family at his side, at The Ottawa Hospital, Civic Campus on Thursday, April 27th, 2017. Hubert "Bert" Villeneuve of Cornwall; age 80 years. Dear father of Daniel Villeneuve (Colleen), Joanne Ruest (Serge) and Julie Villeneuve (Mike). Loving grandfather of Jeffrey, Courtney, Ayla, Taylor, Kaleigh, Jordan and great-grandfather of 15. Predeceased by his twin sons and by one grandson Bryson. Also predeceased by his loving companion Muriel Major. Dear brother of Claire Ouellette (Late Gil), Rod Villeneuve (Late Sharon). Predeceased by his parents the late Eugene Villeneuve and the late Azilda Lacelle, and his siblings Patsy, Patrick, Stella, Frances, Eva and his infant brother Jacques. The family will be in attendance at LAHAIE AND SULLIVAN, CORNWALL FUNERAL HOMES, West Branch, 20 Seventh St West, (613-932-8482) from 9 a.m. on Wednesday. Funeral Wednesday May 3, 2017 for Memorial Mass in Precious Blood Church at 11 a.m. Interment, Parish Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to Hospice Cornwall would be appreciated by the family. Messages of condolence may be left at www.lahaiesullivan.ca

BISSONNETTE, Claudette - Passed away on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at the Cornwall Community Hospital; age 82 years. Beloved wife of the late Constant Bissonnette. Loving mother of Mike Bissonnette (Pauline), Diane Froats (Richard), Carole André (Gary Brownlee) and Joanne Lalonde (Daniel). Cherished grandmother of 11, great-grandmother of 20 and great-great-grandmother of two. Predeceased by her parents Joseph and Claire (née Langlois) Servais. Dear sister of Gisèle Taillèfert (Basil), Thérèse Laporte (Jacques), Pauline Gendreau (Germain), Lise Legault (Bob), Mariette Laflèche (Dale), Denise Montroy (Cecil), Maurice Servais and the late Roger Servais. Claudette will be lovingly missed by many nieces, nephews, family and friends. Resting at LAHAIE & SULLIVAN CORNWALL FUNERAL HOMES, East Branch, 614 First Street East (613-933-2841) from 2 pm to 4 pm and from 7 pm to 9 pm on Monday and from 9 am until time of Service on Tuesday. Funeral Tuesday, May 2, 2017 for Mass of Christian Burial in Sainte-Thérèse-de-Lisieux Church at 11 am, followed by Cremation. As expression of sympathy, memorial donations to Carefor Hospice Cornwall would be appreciated by the family. Messages of condolences may be left at www.lahaiesullivan.ca

BROCKETT, Shirley Gladys - Passed away peacefully at her home on Monday, April 24, 2017 at the age of 77 years. The former Shirley Gladys Gates. Beloved wife of the late Ronald (Mousey) George Brockett Senior. Loving mother of Clayton (Heather), Brenda (Kris), Ronald Junior (Lynn), Thomas (Betty), Kim (Peter), Candy (Jeff) and Anthony (Karen). Survived by 11 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. Dear daughter of the late Eartley Gates and Vesta (Gladys Froats). Survived by sisters Kathleen (Mrs. Maurice Filion (deceased), Sherwin (Mrs. Francis Marsolais) and Gail (Mrs. Gerald Moise). Predeceased by her daughter, Joyce Ann Nuttall (Kevin), two brothers, Harry and Clayton Gates and two sisters, Eileen (Mrs. Arlen Alguire) and Alda May Blue-Ferguson. Resting at LAHAIE & SULLIVAN CORNWALL FUNERAL HOMES, West Branch, 20 Seventh Street West (613.932.8482) from 2:00 p.m. Sunday. Funeral Monday, May 1, 2017 for Service in the Memorial Chapel of the Funeral Home at 3 p.m. followed by Cremation. The family will be in attendance from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday, April 30, 2017 and from 1:00 p.m. until time of Funeral on Monday. Rev. Lois Gaudet officiating. As expressions of sympathy, Memorial Donations to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society would be appreciated by the family. Messages of condolences may be left atwww.lahaiesullivan.ca

MILNE, Randy - Passed away at the Ottawa General Hospital on Sunday, April 23, 2017. Randy Milne of Moose Creek; age 64 years. Dear brother of Jeffrey Milne (Deborah) and the late Laurel Milne (Daniel Quance). Dear son of Madelyn Ryan and the late Ronald Milne. Relatives and friends may call at the MUNRO & MORRIS FUNERAL HOMES LTD., 46 Oak St. Lancaster (613-347-3629) on Monday, May 1, 2017 from 6-9 pm. As per Randy’s wishes, there will be no Funeral Service. Cremation has taken place. As expressions of sympathy, Memorial Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. As a Memorial to Randy, a tree will be planted in a memory woods. A tree grows-memories live. Condolences may be made online atwww.munromorris.com

NICHOL, Dorothy Joan (née Winstall) - Passed away on Thursday, March 23, 2017 at the Maxville Manor. Beloved wife of Jim Nichol of Martintown. She will be dearly missed by her children, Joy Cella (Vince) of Martintown and James Nichol (Makiko) of Japan. Her grandchildren Chloe, Donato, Mia and Hannah will always remember her for her love and kindness. Dorothy is survived by her sisters Arline Jobin of Montreal and Joyce Salt (Jim) of Kingston. She will be reunited with her parents Claire and Donald Winstall, her brother Ray Winstall and her sister Lauraine Roberts. She will be missed by many nieces, nephews and friends. The family will be in attendance at LAHAIE & SULLIVAN CORNWALL FUNERAL HOMES, West Branch, 20 Seventh Street West (613-932-8482) on Saturday, May 6 from 12 to 2 pm. A Celebration of Life will be held in the Memorial Chapel of the Funeral Home at 2 pm. As expressions of sympathy, Memorial Donations to Maxville Manor will be appreciated. Messages of Condolence may be left at www.lahaiesullivan.ca

OSTAPCHUK, Gary Oliver - Gary O. has delivered his last punch line. Gary passed away peacefully with his wife, Janice by his side on Tuesday evening, April 25, 2017. He leaves behind his three sons, Craig, Jason (Theresa) and Shawn (Maggie). He will be dearly missed by his grandchildren, Ally, Sam, Ila May, Wyatt, Alexander and Eli as well as his great-grandchildren, Nathan and Nolan. He was predeceased by his parents Harry and Ethel and survived by his two sisters, Gloria and Audrey and his brother, Glenn. He will be forever remembered for his sense of humour and generous spirit by his many sisters and brothers-in-law, nieces and nephews, hunting buddies, dart friends and construction co-workers. Rest in peace, Gary. Respects can be paid to the family at WILSON FUNERAL HOME , 822 Pitt Street, Cornwall on Monday, May 1 between 2 - 4 & 7 - 9 PM and Tuesday, May 2 from 9 - 10:45 AM, with a Service to follow in the Chapel of the Funeral Home at 11:00 AM. If so desired, contributions in to Cornwall Hospice would be appreciated by the family. Online messages of condolence may be made in the obituary section ofwww.wilsonfuneralhome.ca

AMYOTTE, Jeannine (née Struthers) - Mrs. Jeannine Amyotte passed away peacefully at Marochel Manor, Ottawa, on Sunday April 16, 2017, age 85 years. Beloved wife of the late Roger Amyotte. Loved mother of Ronald (Lise Dagenais), Collette Plamondon (Peter), and André. Dear grandmother of Carrie Lafave (Joey), and Marc Plamondon; and great-grandmother of Olivia, Chloé, Kaydence, and Jackson. Loved daughter of the late Albert and Leona (née Leger) Struthers. Dear sister of Jacqueline Cella. Predeceased by her siblings Rheal Struthers, Fleurette Belluscio and Jeannette Struthers. Also sadly missed by her special friend Lillian Labelle. In keeping with his wishes, Cremation has taken place. The Mass of the Resurrection with Commendation and Farewell will be held in Ste-Felix-de-Valois Roman Catholic Church, 620 Glengarry Boulevard, Cornwall on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 10:00 AM. Rite of Committal at a later date in Nativity Parish Cemetery. If so desired, contributions in her memory to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated by the family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to WILSON FUNERAL HOME - Boulerice Centre , 218 Montreal Road, Cornwall. Online messages of condolences may be made in the obituary section of www.wilsonfuneralhome.ca

MONTREUIL, Deborah Anne - Passed away peacefully at Cornwall Hospice, with family and friends by her side, on Saturday, April 22, 2017 Debbie Anne Montreuil (née Hawthorne); age 54 years. Beloved daughter of Beverley Hawthorne of Cornwall. Cherished mother of Cassandra (Bernie O'Donohue) Montreuil of Peterborough. Loving nana of Declan. Dear sister and best friend of Kathleen (Alain) Merizzi of Cornwall and Richard (Tanya) Hawthorne of Whitby. Sadly missed by nieces and nephews, Nicholas, Alex, Samantha, Patrick and Aidan. Predeceased by her father James Hawthorne (2005). Cremation has taken place. A private graveside Service will be held at a later date. Memorial donations to Carefor Hospice gratefully acknowledged. Arrangements entrusted to McArthur Bros. & MacNeil Funeral Home & Chapel, 428 Second Street East, Cornwall (613 932-6300). Condolences may be made at www.mcarthurbrosfh.com

MUNROE, Diane - Born June 1, 1946, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at home in Maxville as was her wish. Beloved wife of Bill Munroe. Loving mother of Melissa (Dave Chard) of Kingston, Megan of Ottawa and Dana (Jonathan) of Stratford. Cherished grandmother of Mya and Owen Chard. Dear sister of Tom, Mike (Odette) and Barry. Daughter of the late Eldon and Verna Perrier (née Wilson). Relatives and friends may call at the MUNRO & MORRIS FUNERAL HOMES LTD., 20 Main St. South, Maxville (613-527-2898) on Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 2 - 4 pm and 7 - 9 pm and on Sunday from 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel of the Munro & Morris Funeral Home on Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 3 pm. In lieu of flowers Memorial Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. As a Memorial to Diane, a tree will be planted in Memory Woods. Condolences may be made online atwww.munromorris.com

REINGOLD, Helen (née McDonell) - Helen was born October 18, 1934 and passed away peacefully with her loving sister by her side on December 21, 2016 at the Sun Parlor Home in Leamington. Formerly of Toronto. Beloved wife of the late Murray Reingold (2000). Helen is survived by her dear siblings Donald (Claudiane), Ottawa; Wesley, Calgary; Colleen Davies (the late Don), Port Lambton; Ruth Slote (the late Tim), Leamington; and brother-in-law Pierre Fortin and sister-in-law Bonnie McDonell. Predeceased by her parents Dan E. and Christena 'Tina' McDonell and siblings Georgina (Johnny) McRae, Barbara (Bert) LeVoguer, Mary Fortin, Aeneas (Doris) (Edith) McDonell and Elwyn McDonell. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and great friends. Helen grew up on the family farm in Martintown, Ontario and left home to pursue a career in nursing at the Hotel-Dieu School of Nursing in Cornwall. The family will be in attendance at LAHAIE & SULLIVAN CORNWALL FUNERAL HOMES, West Branch, 20 Seventh Street West (613-932-8482) on Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 9 a.m. until the time of Service. A Memorial Service will be held in the Memorial Chapel of the Funeral Home on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. Interment, St. Andrews Cemetery.

BRUNET, Diane - Passed away at the Glengarry Memorial Hospital on Monday, April 24, 2017. Diane Brunet of St. Raphael's; age 62 years. Beloved mother of Louise Mongeon of St. Raphael's, Jacques Mongeon (Ritchen Lopez) of Montreal, and Richard Mongeon (Véronique Girard) of Alexandria. Cherished grandmother of Jacob, Zachary and Maxim. Dear sister of Claude Brunet (Darlene) of Long Sault, Michel Brunet (Carole) of Quebec, Bernard Brunet (Diane) of St. Raphael's, Yvon Brunet (Chantal) of Montreal, Pierre Brunet (Chris) of Cornwall, and Ronald Brunet (Christine) of Boucherville, Quebec. Predeceased by two brothers Jean-Maurice Brunet (Aurore of Treadwell) and Marcel Brunet (Carole of St. Raphael's). Dear daughter of the late Gerard and Noëlla Brunet (née Massie). Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends may call at the MUNRO & MORRIS FUNERAL HOMES LTD., 114 Main St. South, Alexandria (613-525-2772) on Sunday, April 30, 2017 from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm and on Monday from 9 am until 10:30 am. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Raphael's Catholic Church on Monday, May 1, 2017 at 11 am. Interment will follow in St. Raphael's Parish Cemetery. Memorial Donations to the Hospice Cornwall would be appreciated by the family. As a Memorial to Diane, a tree will be planted in Memory Woods. Condolences may be made online at www.munromorris.com

McINTOSH, Stewart - Passed away at the Maxville Manor on Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Stewart Erwin McIntosh of Apple Hill; age 96 years. Beloved husband of the late Christena McIntosh (née Dashney). Loving father of Betty (Steven), Susan (Mike), Marjorie (Philip), Kevin, John and foster daughter Lori. Proud grandfather of 14 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Donald of Edmonton and Esther Swailes of Montreal. Predeceased by one brother Angus, by one sister Agnes McIntosh, and by his parents Daniel and Mabel McIntosh (née Munro). Relatives and friends may call at the MUNRO & MORRIS FUNERAL HOMES LTD. 20 Main St. South, Maxville (613-527-2898) on Thursday, April 27, 2017 from 9:30 am until 10:45 am. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel of the Munro & Morris Funeral Home on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 11 am. Interment North Branch Cemetery, Martintown. As expressions of sympathy, Memorial Donations to the Maxville Manor Foundation would be appreciated by the family. As a Memorial to Stewart, a tree will be planted in Memory Woods. Condolences may be made online at www.munromorris.com

WALKER, Louise née Rousse - Passed away on Sunday, April 23, 2017, age 62 years. Daughter of the late Georges Rousse and the late Lucienne Ouimet. She will be mourned by her spouse Marvin Walker, her children Cindy Dagenais (Eric Dagenais) and Charles Walker (Nancy Atchison) and by her granddaughter Gabrielle Dagenais. She will also be missed by her brother Maurice Rousse. Predeceased by her sister Claire Morin (Gerald) and her brother Guy Rousse (Frances). The visitations will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Saturday, April 29, 2017 at the LAFLEUR FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 709 Principale Street, Casselman (613) 764-3286. A prayer service will follow at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of the Funeral Home. Donations to ALS Society of Ontario (204A-1150 Morrison Drive, Ottawa (ON) K2H 8S9) or the Carefor Hospice Cornwall (1507 Second Street West, Cornwall (ON) K6J 1J5) would be appreciated. Condolences may be faxed to 613-764-5279 or e-mailed to maisonlafleurhome@bellnet.ca or view our website atmaisonfunerairelafleur.com

LAFAVE, Steven Clarence Brian - Passed away at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute on Thursday, April 20, 2017, age 48 years. Loving father of Tyler Primeau, Jena Primeau (Matt), Bailey Primeau-Lafave (Brady) and Kayla Peacock (Josh). Sadly missed by four grandchildren, Blakely, Adalynn, Emily and Elizabeth. Loving uncle to Carrie. Survived by one brother, Douglas Lafave. Also survived by his former wife and friend, Krista and good friends, Chantal and Marcel. Former son-in-law of June. Predeceased by his mother Joan (Garlough) Lafave, one sister Karen and one brother Sean. Friends and family will gather at the M. JOHN SULLIVAN FUNERAL HOME on Wednesday from 12:30 to 1:45 pm. Funeral Wednesday, April 26, 2017 in the Chapel of the Funeral Home at 2 pm, followed by Cremation. Committal, Woodlawn Cemetery at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations (by cheque) to the University of Ottawa Heart Institute, 40 Ruskin Street, Ottawa, ON K1Y 4W7 would be appreciated by the family. Condolences may be left atwww.mjohnsullivanfuneralhome.com

LEGAULT, Florian "Flo" - Passed away at the Glen Stor Dun Lodge on Sunday, April 23, 2017, surrounded by family. Beloved husband of the late Cecilia (Butler) Legault. Loving companion of Lucille Filion. Dear father of Claude, Denis (Nicole) and Paul Legault (Heather Larkin). Sadly missed by five grandchildren, Alain (Valerie), Nichola (Sarah), Adrianne (Stacy), Mathieu, Julie (Alex) and five great-grandchildren, Matias, Aalyah, Noémie, Alexiane and Briella. Survived by one sister, Jeannine Burnell (late Cliff) and two brothers, Richard "Dick" Legault (Elizabeth) and Reynald Legault (Lorraine). Predeceased by his parents, Isidore and Ida (Gadoua) Legault, two brothers, Lucien (late Germaine), Eugene (late Lola) and one sister, Jacqueline (Rene). Family and friends will be received at the M. JOHN SULLIVAN FUNERAL HOME , 341 Pitt Street (across from city hall) Cornwall, on Thursday from 2 - 4 pm and 7 - 9 pm and on Friday from 9:30 - 10:30 am. Funeral Mass Friday, April 28, 2017 at St. Peter's Catholic Church, (2900 Second Street East) at 11 am, followed by Cremation. Rite of Committal, Notre Dame Cemetery at a later date. As expresssions of sympathy, memorial donations (by cheque) to the Canadian Cancer Society or ALS would be appreciated by the family. Condolences may be left at www.mjohnsullivanfuneralhome.com  All members of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 297 are requested to assemble at the Funeral Home for Legion Tribute for our late comrade Florian "Flo" Legault on Thursday at 7:15 pm. All members of the Knights of Columbus Ontario Council 755 are requested to assemble at the Funeral Home for prayers for our late brother Florian "Flo" Legault on Thursday at 7:30 pm.

SMITH, Douglas Lindsay - Passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 22, 2017 in the care of Hospice Cornwall, age 87 years. He is survived by his loved wife, Ruth, his dear son Gordon (Shirley) and grandsons Michael and Jeffrey. By his request, there is no visitation or Funeral. Cremation has taken place. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to LAHAIE AND SULLIVAN, CORNWALL FUNERAL HOMES, EAST Branch, 614 First Street East, (613-933-2841). Messages of Condolence may be left at www.lahaiesullivan.ca

VEENSTRA, Andrew - Mr. Andrew "Andy" Veenstra passed away, surrounded by his family on Saturday, April 22, 2017, age 76 years. Beloved husband of 54 years to Faye (née Legue) Veenstra. Loved father of David (Lil), Bo (Laurie), Jason (Sylvie), and Scott (Leanne). Sadly missed by his grandchildren Matthew, Crystal, Alyssa, Drew, Troy, Clark, Sheldon, Landon, Trenton, Hannah, and Haley; and great-grandchildren Ty, and Mila. Loving son of the late Jan and Taltije (née Broesma) Veenstra. He will be missed by two brothers and six sisters, the Legue family, and many nieces and nephews. Andrew is remembered as the co-founder of J&A Collision Centre. Resting at the WILSON FUNERAL HOME, 822 Pitt Street, Cornwall where visitation will be held on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9PM. Funeral Service will be held at the Immanuel Christian Reformed Church, 2264 Pitt St. Cornwall, on Wednesday April 26, 2017 at 11AM. Cremation will follow. If so desired, contributions in his memory to Myeloma Canada or Cornwall Hospice (by cheque) would be appreciated by the family. Online messages of condolence may be made in the obituary section of:www.wilsonfuneralhome.ca

AMES, Ramona - Passed away peacefully on Friday, April 14, 2017 at the age of 87 years. Loving mother of Karen Austin (Bruce). Cherished grandmother of Travis (Annie) and Kelsey. Great-grandmother of Brianna, Savannah, Peyton and Quinn. Loving sister of Ronald (Iris), Robert (Aline), Doreen Martin, DesNeiges Aubin, Veronica Summers (Alex) and Marguerite Delorme (Jules). Predeceased by her parents Francois and Diane (née Carriere) Fournier and by sisters Florette Fournier and Jeannine Gadbois and by brothers Rene and Romeo. As per her wishes, Cremation has taken place. Arrangements entrusted to LAHAIE AND SULLIVAN CORNWALL FUNERAL HOMES, 20 Seventh Street West, Cornwall (613-932-8482) . As expressions of sympathy, Memorial Donations to The Palace Long Term Care, Alexandria, will be appreciated. Messages of Condolence may be left atwww.lahaiesullivan.ca

DOCKSTEADER, Leona Grace -Passed away peacefully at the Cornwall Community Hospital on Tuesday, April 18, 2017. Leona Grace Docksteader of Cornwall, in her 88th year. Beloved wife of the late Bryce Docksteader (1988). Loving step-mother of Donald of Ingleside. Sadly missed by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by sisters Lola, Bonnie, and brothers Dwayne and Lyle. Friends will be received at the MCARTHUR BROS. & MACNEIL FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 428 Second Street East, Cornwall on Monday, April 24, 2017 from 9:00 - 10:45 a.m. where the Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Lois Gaudet officiating. Interment Spring Hill Cemetery, Vernon. Memorial donations to the Cornwall Community Hospital Foundation gratefully acknowledged. Condolences may be left at www.mcarthurbrosfh.com

LAJEUNESSE, Mme Marie-Jeanne (née Turcotte) - De Moose Creek, décédée le 20 avril 2017 à l'âge de 90 ans. Fille de feu Albert Turcotte et de feu Albina Paquette, elle était l'épouse de feu Arthur Lajeunesse. Elle laisse dans le deuil ses enfants Claudette (Henri), France (Yvon), Gérard (Sherry), Pierrette (Malcolm), Renée (Paul), Louise (Marc), Sylvie (Michel) et Danny (Kathy) ainsi que 15 petits-enfants et 13 arrière-petits-enfants. Prédécédée par son fils Jacques et par son frère Urbain (feu Angèle) et ses soeurs Germaine (feu Étienne Saucier) et Jeannette (feu Eddy Dubois). Le service religieux aura lieu à 11 h, le lundi 24 avril 2017 en l'église Notre-Dame-des-Anges de Moose Creek. Suivant le service, la famille accueillera parents et ami(e)s au Centre communautaire de Moose Creek. Vos marques de sympathie peuvent se traduire par des dons à la Fondation du Centre hospitalier pour enfants de l'est de l'Ontario (415, chemin Smyth, Ottawa (ON) K1H 8M8). Pour plus d'informations, veuillez vous adresser à la Maison funéraire & chapelle Lafleur , 709, rue Principale, Casselman au 613-764-3286 ou téléco. 613-764-5279 ou présentez vos condoléances au site web: maisonfunerairelafleur.com ou par courriel: maisonlafleurhome@bellnet.ca

MASKERY, Wilfred Samuel - At the age of 97 years, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 18th, 2017 after finally getting to mow his lawn following a long and confining winter. Beloved husband of the late Peggy Maskery (neé Millward); loving father to daughter Angela Shaw (Nick) of New Zealand; grandfather to Ben and Chris Shaw of New Zealand, Melanie Johnsen, and Charles Johnsen of Cornwall; and great-grandfather to Nico Shaw (New Zealand) and Brianna Leroux of Cornwall. Wilfred is also survived by sisters Mary (ON) and Margaret (Birmingham, England), several nieces, including Marilyn (a favorite), Charlotte (greatly admired) and grandnieces and nephews. He was also predeceased by a sister, Dorothy, his daughter Pauline Johnsen (James) of Long Sault, and son John, who died in England at birth. Wilfred rose to the rank of Warrant Officer First Class, while flying Spitfire fighter aircraft for Britain's Royal Airforce, during World War II; and, in five years, progressed from student, to combat pilot, to test pilot, to instructor. After retiring from GEC as head draftsman, Wilfred and Peggy emigrated from England to Canada, making many new friends in Cornwall and Ingleside. In his later years, Wilfred enjoyed gardening, puttering around his house, and reminiscing with friends. He will be sadly missed by all. At Wilfred's request, there will be no Funeral; but, a Committal Service (for family and close friends) will be held at St. Lawrence Valley Cemetery in the coming months. Condolences may be left at www.mjohnsullivanfuneralhome.com

RIDDELL, John - It is with extreme sorrow that we announce the passing of a wonderful man, John Riddell, at Cornwall Hospice on Monday, April 17, 2017, age 78 years. Husband of Valerie; father of Glenda (Paul Mason), Heather (Mike McMartin), Greg (Sarah Taylor), Debbie (Chris Cameron). Much loved Grandpa of Corrine, Courtney, Myles, Emma, and Papa to Caelan and Brady; Great-Grandpa to Blakely and Presley. At John's request, there will be no Funeral. Cremation has taken place. A celebration of his life will be held at the Cornwall Golf and Country Club on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 from 4 - 7 PM. Funeral arrangements entrusted to WILSON FUNERAL HOME, 822 Pitt Street, Cornwall. If so desired, contributions in his memory to The Shriner's Hospital for Children Shriners Hospital for Children (by cheque or online at www.shrinershospitalsforchildren.org/locations/canada), or Cornwall Hospice would be appreciated by the family. Online messages of condolence may be made in the obituary section of www.wilsonfuneralhome.ca

WELCHER, Doris - It is with great sadness we announce the peaceful passing of Doris Welcher (née Derouchie) on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, age 86 years. Beloved wife of the late Richard Welcher (2010). Left to dearly miss her are her son Ronald (Wanda) and daughter Donna Chartrand (Normand), grandchildren Christopher Burns and Kimberley Dean (Ira), and two great-grandchildren Liam and Rylan Burns. Dear sister of Lloyd (Madeleine). Predeceased by five brothers Norman, Gordie, Ronnie, Leonel and Bobby, by two sisters Helen Morrison and Toni Derouchie, and by her parents Albert and Emma Derouchie (née Lauzon). Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Having endured years of cancer treatments, mom was always ready with a smile, a story and a treat for any of her numerous friends or neighbors. A very special thanks to Dr. Patel and all staff involved in mom's care during her last 2 years at St. Joseph's Continuing Care Centre, Kane wing. Your care and compassion will never be forgotten. Relatives and friends may call at the MUNRO & MORRIS FUNERAL HOMES LTD., 46 Oak St. Lancaster (613-347-3629) on Monday, April 24, 2017 from 11 am -12:45 pm. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel of the Munro & Morris Funeral Home on Monday, April 24, 2017 at 1 pm. Spring Interment St. Joseph's Catholic Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the St. Joseph's Continuing Care Centre, Cornwall would be appreciated by the family. As a Memorial to Doris, a tree will be planted in Memory Woods. Condolences may be made online at www.munromorris.com

JACKSON, Doris - Passed away peacefully at the Cornwall Community Hospital on Monday, April 17, 2017, age 96 years. Doris Kathleen Jackson (née Barker) of Monkland. Beloved wife of the late William Jackson. Loved mother of Joan Morin (Claude) of Cornwall, June Jackson, Barry Jackson (Gail) and Judy Jackson-Hebert (Rick) all of Monkland. Sadly missed by 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her parents Rory and Therese (Rupert) Jackson; two sisters Vivian Brunet, Marguerite Craibe and two brothers Stanford and Jay Barker. To honour Mrs. Jackson's wishes, all services are private. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to Cornwall Hospice or the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be made at www.brownleefuneralhomes.com

MERKLEY, Matthew - Passed away suddenly at the Winchester District Memorial Hospital on Sunday, April 16, 2017,.Matthew Merkley of Chesterville, age 29 years. Loving son of Steve and Colleen Merkley (née Fawcett). Dear brother of Marissa. Paternal grandson of Harold Merkley of Chesterville and the late Annie Merkley (née Levere) and maternal grandson of Mary Fawcett (née Milne) of Winchester and the late Ralph Fawcett. Matthew will be fondly remembered by his girlfriend Tracey Boisvenue of Cornwall and several aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. A public graveside Funeral Service will be held at the Maple Ridge Cemetery in Chesterville on Saturday, April 22nd at 3 p.m. A reception will follow at Christ Church United in Chesterville. Donations to the O.S.P.C.A. would be gratefully acknowledged by the family. Online condolences may be made atwww.marsdenmclaughlin.com

ROCHON, Sheila Mary (neé Montroy) of Oak Park Michigan passed away on Sunday, April 9, 2017; age 85 years. Born March 26, 1932 in Cornwall. Predeceased by her parents Denis and Mabel (King) Montroy. Wife of the late André Rochon. She leaves behind her children, André (Kathleen), Gary (Judy), Greg, Cathy and Cindy Bishop (Wally). Dear sister of Ronald (late June), Denise Frappier (Michel), Richard (Diane) of Cornwall, Carol-Ann Denis (Jean-Claude) of Martintown and Raymond (Linda) of Wetaskiwin, Alberta. Predeceased by brothers Theodore and Edward and by sisters Christine Lalonde and Marilyn Payette-Bonneville. She will be sadly missed by her grandchildren, great-grandchildren. A Memorial Service will be held on May 6, 2017 in Farmington Hills at the McCabe Funeral Home.

BAKER, Robert - Knights of Columbus - Council #485 - 3rd Degree Member November 1, 1929 - April 15, 2017 It is with deep sorrow that we announce the death of Robert Baker at the age of 87 years. Son of Alfred and Agnes (Bergeron) Baker (both deceased). Husband of Vivian (McAvoy) Baker for over 67 years. Predeceased by his brother Jack (Norma Hart) (deceased), and his sisters Goldie (Elmer Sauvé) and Doris Baker. Brother of Lionel (Lee) and Alice (Marion) Baker (deceased). Loving father of Victor, Philip (Ann Morin), Ruth (Frank Chisholm) and William (Bill) Baker. Cherished grandfather of Scott (Kirsten Uttley) and Lauren (Ryan Kellar). Sadly missed and fondly remembered by four great-grandchildren - Felix and Wesley Baker, and Jack and Willow Kellar. Family and friends may pay their respects at the: KELLY FUNERAL HOME, Carling Chapel 2313 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, ON K2B 7G3, 613-828-2313 from 2 - 4 PM and 7 - 9 PM on Friday, April 21, 2017. Funeral Mass at 11:00 AM on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at St. Basil Catholic Church, 940 Rex Avenue, Ottawa. Interment at Pinecrest Cemetery, 2500 Baseline Road. Donations to St. Basil Parish or the Ottawa Heart Institute in Robert's name would be appreciated.

HARLAND, George - It is with great sadness yet peace in our hearts we announce the passing on April 14, 2017 of George W. Harland of Green Valley; age 79 years. Beloved husband of 45 years to Margaret Harland (nee MacPherson). Loving father of Bradley (Brenda) of Alabama, Scott (Verna) of Smiths Falls, and Heather Jane Dupuis (Steve) of Nova Scotia. Dear brother of Thomas (Roberta) of Orillia, brother-in-law of Ian MacPherson of Peterborough, and uncle of Lynn, Nicholas and Sean-Douglas all of Toronto. Predeceased by one sister Evelyn and by his parents John and Winnifred Harland (nee Fawkes). Also survived by six grandchildren MacKenzie, Alex-Zander, Tristen, Sarah, Paige and James. We will miss you, but we know you are where you are meant to be. Our heartfelt thank you to the great care that George received at the Palace Long Term Care, Alexandria. Relatives and friends may call at the MUNRO & MORRIS FUNERAL HOMES LTD., 114 Main St. South, Alexandria (613-525-2772) on Friday, April 21, 2017 from 1 pm - 4 pm. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel of the Funeral Home on Friday, April 21, 2017 at 4 pm. Cremation will follow. As expressions of sympathy, Memorial Donations to the St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, South Lancaster would be appreciated by the family. As a Memorial to George, a tree will be planted in Memory Woods. Condolences may be made online at www.munromorris.com

LAGASSE, Simone (née Chretien) - Mrs. Simone Marie-Alice Lagasse passed away at the Cornwall Community Hospital on Sunday, April 16, 2017, age 94 years. Beloved wife of William (Bill) Lagasse. Loving mother of Monique Willard (Stuart) and Diane Bouchard (Marcel). Cherished grandmother of four grandchildren Melanie (Martin), Shawn, Chanelle, Shane (Melodie) and great-grandmother of Eugenie. Predeceased by her parents Philias and Lidia (née Marin) Chretien. Predeceased by one son Roger, two brothers Joseph and Jean-Paul and two sisters Marie-Anges Carriere and Gilberte Mondoux (Arthur). Resting at the WILSON FUNERAL HOME - Boulerice Centre , 218 Montreal Road, Cornwall where visitation will be held on Wednesday from 2 - 4 & 7 - 9 PM and Thursday from 9 - 10:15 AM. The Mass of Resurrection Commendation and Farewell will be celebrated on Thursday, April 20, 2017 in St. Felix de Valois Roman Catholic Church at 11:00 AM, with Rite of Committal to follow in Notre Dame Cemetery. The family wishes to extend a heartfelt thank you to Kim and Catherine of CCAC for their care and compassion. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to CNIB would be appreciated by the family. Online messages of condolence may be madewww.wilsonfuneralhome.ca

MONTPETIT, Juliette - Passed away at the Palace Long Term Care, Alexandria on Friday, April 14, 2017. Juliette Montpetit of Alexandria; age 87 years. Dear sister of Claude Montpetit (Huguette), Jeannette Pilon (late Germain), and Gisèle Carriere (Richard) all of Alexandria. Predeceased by two brothers Gérard Montpetit (Fernande of Alexandria), and Gilles Montpetit, and by two sisters Pauline Montpetit and Laurette Massie (Bruno of Alexandria). Dear daughter of the late Xiste and Sarah Montpetit (née Joanette). Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends may call at the MUNRO & MORRIS FUNERAL HOMES LTD. , 114 Main St. South, Alexandria (613-525-2772) on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 from 7-9 pm and on Thursday from 9:30 am until 10:30 am. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Église Sacré-Coeur on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 11 am. Interment will follow in the Parish Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, Memorial Donations to the Glengarry Memorial Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family. As a Memorial to Juliette, a tree will be planted in Memory Woods. Condolences may be made online at www.munromorris.com

CADOTTE, Gilles - Passed away suddenly at the Glengarry Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, April 12, 2017. Gilles Lucien Cadotte of Alexandria; age 76 years. Beloved husband of Anne Cadotte (Fauchier). Loving father of Lysane Maynard (David), Steven Cadotte (Martine Bissonnette), Didier Cadotte and Nicolas Cadotte (Natalie). Dear brother of Francine Cadotte and the late Johanne Cadotte. Predeceased by his parents Ovide Cadotte and Floriane Patenaude. Survived by six grandchildren; Emily, Samuel, Xavier, Jasmine, Alexandre and Elizabeth. Relatives and friends may call at the MUNRO & MORRIS FUNERAL HOMES LTD., 114 Main St. South, Alexandria (613-525-2772) on Thursday, April 20, 2017 from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm and on Friday from 9:30 am -10:45 am. A Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel of the Munro & Morris Funeral Home on Friday, April 21, 2017 at 11 am. Interment to follow in the Tayside Cemetery, Sandringham Road. As expressions of sympathy, Memorial Donations to the Glengarry Memorial Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family. As a Memorial to Gilles, a tree will be planted in a memory woods. Condolences may be made online at www.munromorris.com

LEDUC, Roger Albert - Passed away at the Cornwall Community Hospital with his family at his side on Monday, April 10, 2017, age 78 years. He leaves his loving wife of almost 54 years, Edna (Lauzon) Leduc. Dear father of Carol Seguin (Mark) and Robert Leduc (Shannon). Cherished Pepère of Krista, Jory, Justin, Eric, Matthew, Nicholas and Alexander. Survived by one brother, Raymond Leduc (Agnes) and three sisters, Georgette Guay (Constant), Jeannine Lemire (Robert) and Pauline Groulx (Michael). Sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents, Laurent and Lorette (Doyon) Leduc. The family will receive friends at St. Peter's Catholic Church, 2900 Second Street East, Cornwall on Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 10am until Funeral Mass at 11am. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations (by cheque) to Parkinson's Canada, 1-200 Colonnade Rd., South, Ottawa, ON K2E 7M1 or SOLDIER ON (https://www.cfmws.com/en/SupportOurTroops/DonateNow/Pages/soldierOn_donate.aspx) would be appreciated by the family. Condolences may be left at www.mjohnsullivanfuneralhome.com

Baker, Kenneth - Passed away on Friday, April 7, 2017 at the Ottawa Hospital - Civic Campus at the age of 65 years. He was predeceased by parents Orval and Shirley Baker. Loving father of Ken (Rebecca), Lysa (Paul) and Eryn (Doug). He will be sadly missed by brothers Dan (Suzanne), Dale (Eve) and Corey (Lois) and sisters Patricia (John) and Diana (Charles). He will also be missed by five grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. There will be no visitation. Interment will be done at a later date. All arrangements are being made through Wilson Funeral Home.

DICKSON, Margaret Smillie McGhie "Rita" -Born in Clarkston, Scotland on February 10th, 1919, Rita passed away at home in North Bay on Monday, April 10th, in her 99th year. Predeceased by her loving husband William "Bill" Alexander, sister Mamie and brother John. She will be greatly mourned and sadly missed by her children. Dorothy (Kevin) of Trenton, Pat (Bill) of Corbeil, Elaine (Duncan) of Cornwall and Ron (Cathy) of Belleville, as well as her 12 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Rita's family would like to thank Dr. Troung, Laurie and Katie for their compassionate care and a special thank you to our "angel" Rose from Near North Palliative Care. Visitation will be held on Friday, April 21st, 2017 from 7 - 9 p.m. at MARTYN FUNERAL HOME , North Bay, with a Funeral Service to be held on Saturday, April 22nd at 11 a.m. also at Martyn Funeral Home. If desired, in lieu of flowers, donations to Near North Palliative Care Network would be appreciated. BEST MOM EVER. Condolences may be offered online at www.martynfh.com

DOUMA, Bertha "Beppie" "Betty" Julia (nee van der Vegt) - Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at Woodland Villa at the age of 89 years with her family by her side. Beloved wife of the late Eduard Douma. Loving mother of Nick (Francine), John (Rosaria), the late Wilma Todd (Tom), Jack (Lorena), Don, and Mary-Ann Jeaurond (Trevor). Cherished grandmother of seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Alie and Annie of Holland. Predeceased by her parents Jozef and Wieke (née de Vries) van der Vegt, and siblings Theo, Lenie and Bonnie. In keeping with her wishes, there will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place. A joint Funeral Mass will take place at a later date with her late husband, Eduard Douma. Funeral arrangements entrusted to WILSON FUNERAL HOME , 822 Pitt Street, Cornwall. If so desired, contributions to Parkinson's Canada or the Alzheimer's Society would be appreciated by the family. Online messages of condolence may be made in the obituary section of: www.wilsonfuneralhome.ca

DROUIN, Huguette Marie - Passed away at Heartwood Long Term Care on Monday, April 10, 2017. Huguette Drouin of Cornwall at the age of 87 years. Retired Sears employee of 40 years, Credit and Customer Service Manager. Dear daughter of the late Noel Drouin and Dolora Demers. Loving sister of Claude A. Drouin (Ellen) of Scarborough and sister-in-law of Erna Drouin of Cornwall. Predeceased by her brothers Jean Marie (the late Marie Jeanne), Germain (the late Beatrice), Paul Laurent, John B., Joe D. (the late Irene) and sisters Martha and Lucy Drouin. Cherished aunt of many nieces, nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews. Resting at LAHAIE AND SULLIVAN, CORNWALL FUNERAL HOMES, East Branch, 614 First Street East, (613-933-2841) from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday from 12 Noon until the time of Funeral. Funeral Wednesday April 19, 2017 for Mass of Christian Burial in Nativity Co-Cathedral at 2 p.m. Interment, Notre Dame Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Charity of your Choice would be appreciated by the family. Messages of condolence may be left at www.lahaiesullivan.ca

FORTIN, Wannetta (Reardon) - Wannetta passed away in her 91st year with her loving family at her side on Sunday, April 9th 2017 in North Vancouver. Loved mother of Anne Marie Zayonc (Rick) and three amazing grandchildren Michael, Daniel & Amanda. Wannetta was born in Cornwall on September 26, 1926. She was the dear daughter of Mike & Bertha (Eamer) Reardon, sister to Verna and Mona. She had many friends, nieces, and nephews. Wannetta will be eternally reunited in Cornwall at a later date with her predeceased devoted husband of 60 years Emile (2010) and son Michael (1986). She was a proud 88 year citizen of Cornwall, as well as a longtime parishioner and volunteer of Blessed Sacrament Church. Wannetta was honoured with Ontario's Volunteer Service Award after more than 40 years of dedicated volunteer work with the Cornwall General Hospital Auxiliary. Mom/Nanny moved to North Vancouver in 2014 to be with her BC family. In lieu of flowers, please hold the hand of a loved one, smell the flowers, do a random act of kindness, volunteer for or donate to a charity of your choice, or learn to knit socks.

IRWIN, Dr. Karl Maxwell "Max" - 1931-2017 Max passed away peacefully Tuesday, April 4, at the age of 86 years. He will be missed by his loving wife Dr. Patricia Irwin and their four children: Debra Foster (Rob), Charles “Ted” Irwin (Linda) Dr. Paul Irwin (Lise) and Heather Irwin. He was a proud grandfather of 10: Christopher, Jonathon, Mathew, Brendon, David, Laura, Alex, Dayna, Max and Lily. Max met his wife, Pat at the University of Toronto, where they graduated together in the Medical Class of 1955. After completing his fellowship in OBS/GYN, Max and Pat moved to Cornwall where they set up their practices. A Celebration of Life for Max will be held at LAHAIE AND SULLIVAN CORNWALL FUNERAL HOMES, WEST BRANCH, 20 Seventh Street West, (613-932-8482) on Saturday, April 22nd from 1 to 3 pm. In Memoriam donations to Cornwall Hospice would be greatly appreciated. Messages of Condolence may be left at www.lahaiesullivan.ca

JEAUROND, Roland (Jeff) - Husband of the late Rosemary Jeaurond (née Ascoli), passed away peacefully on Wednesday April 5, 2017. He leaves behind his daughters Kim (Eric Trépanier) and Jennifer (Sylvie Lemay), his grandchildren Tristan, Maika and Zachary. Son of the late Joseph and Alida (née Houle), he is survived by his two brothers Gaetan (Louise) and Claude (Rita) as well as many nieces, nephews and all of the Ascoli family. He had a lengthy career with the R.C.M.P and devoted his time raising funds and helping the Aylmer community on behalf of the Rotary Club. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 19, at RACINE, ROBERT & GAUTHIER BEAUCHAMP FUNERAL HOME , 47 Denise Friend, Gatineau (Aylmer) from 10:30 to 12:45; followed by Service at St-Paul Church at 1:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, the family welcomes donations to the Aylmer Rotary Community Corps.

LALONDE, Maurice - Passed away at the Cornwall Community Hospital on Sunday, April 9, 2017. Maurice Lalonde of Alexandria; age 96 years. Husband of Françoise Goulet (née Landriault) and by a previous marriage to the late Marguerite Lalonde (née Goulet). Loving father of Micheline Lalonde (Keith Moore) of Kingston, Marc Lalonde (Agnès) of Ottawa, Madeleine Major (late Roch) of Crysler, and Jo-Anne Lalonde (Stephen Larkin) of Ottawa. Survived by five grandchildren Andreé-Anne, Danielle, Lucie, Justine, and Patrick, and by five great-grandchildren. Predeceased by eight brothers and three sisters, and by his parents Josephus and Anna Lalonde (née Roy). Relatives and friends may call at the MUNRO & MORRIS FUNERAL HOMES LTD., 114 Main St. South, Alexandria (613-525-2772) on Monday, April 17, 2017 from 9 am until 10:30 am. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Église Sacré-Coeur, Alexandria on Monday, April 17, 2017 at 11 am. Spring Interment Parish Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, Memorial Donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. As a Memorial to Maurice, a tree will be planted in Memory Woods. Condolences may be made online at www.munromorris.com

MLOTSCHEK, Ferdinand - Passed away peacefully at Heartwood Long Term Care on Tuesday, April 11, 2017. Ferdinand Mlotschek of Cornwall; age 88 years. Beloved husband of Christa (née Lausch) Mlotschek. Loving father of Anita Horn (Alfred), Evelyn Lorey (Christian), Cornelia Purcell (Andre Lemieux), Michael Mlotschek (Sandra) and Richard Mlotschek (Tracy). Cherished grandfather of nine and great-grandfather of eight. Predeceased by his parents the late Michael Mlotschek and the late Amalia Leib. Also predeceased by his siblings, George, Michael, Katarina Gruber and Anna Haich. Ferdinand will be missed by many nieces, nephews, family and friends. Funeral Arrangements entrusted to LAHAIE AND SULLIVAN, CORNWALL FUNERAL HOMES, West Branch, 20 Seventh Street West, (613-932-8482) . The family will be in attendance at St. Matthew's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1509 Second St. West, Cornwall from 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. Funeral Tuesday, April 18, 2017 for Memorial Service in the Church at 11 a.m. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to the Alzheimer's Society of Canada would be appreciated by the family. Messages of condolence may be left at www.lahaiesullivan.ca

SCOTT, Patricia (Gallinger) - Passed away at the Ottawa Hospital - General Campus on Tuesday, April 11, 2017, age 65 years. Beloved wife of the late Garry Scott. Dear step-mother of Lee-Ann and Kevin Lloyd Scott. Sadly missed by her grandchildren Tylar and Anne. Survived by three brothers, Kevin (Sheila) Carl, and Clifford (Barbara) Gallinger and one sister Sharon Maras (Claude). Will be missed by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents, Alvin and Dorothy (Amell) Gallinger. Friends will be received at the M. JOHN SULLIVAN FUNERAL HOME , 341 Pitt Street (across from city hall) Cornwall, on Tuesday from 9:30 am - 10:45 am. Funeral Tuesday, April 18, 2017 in the Chapel of the Funeral Home at 11 am, followed by Cremation. Committal, Woodlawn Cemetery at a later date. Special thanks to the wonderful staff at Woodland Villa for the excellent care extended to Patricia. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations (by cheque) to The Lung Association, 2319 St. Laurent Blvd., Ottawa, ON, K1G 4J8, would be appreciated by the family. Condolences may be left at www.mjohnsullivanfuneralhome.com

WHITWORTH, Sheila May (Burternshaw) -With heavy hearts, Sheila's family announces her passing at Dulcina Hospice in Calgary, AB on Thursday, April 6, 2017. Born November 28, 1935, Sheila grew up in Cornwall and on the farm in Mille Roches where her grandparents resided. Her gregarious nature attracted many friends, several whom she "adopted" over the years. She cherished her grandchildren, had a passion for animals (wolves & cats especially), music, dance, bowling and raising her eight kids. She was a Tom Jones "groupie" and loved listening to Gordon Lightfoot. Survived by her husband of 61 years, John and her devoted children: Margaret (John) of Edmonton, Edmund (Jane) of Ottawa, Ellen of Calgary, Danial (Therese) of Ottawa, Donald (Gail) of Winnipeg, David (Sherrie) of Ottawa, Sylvia of Calgary and Pamela (Greg) of High River. She is also survived by her sister, Sylvia (Crooke) Smith of Cornwall; 11 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, her sister-in-law Margaret (Steve) Varga and brother-in-law David (Lorraine) Whitworth, along with numerous nieces and nephews. Sheila was predeceased by her parents, Captain Albert Burtenshaw & Pearl (Tallon) of Cornwall, her sister Shirley Kelly of Florida, her mother-in-law and father-in-law Edmund (Harriett) Whitworth, her sisters-in-law: Mary, Sherrill, Cathy & Noreen and her brother-in-law Donald. At Sheila's request, no service was held. Cremation took place in Calgary. Sheila's Cremains will be interred at the St. Lawrence Valley Cemetery at a later date. Donations in her memory can be made to the local animal shelter of your choice.

YOUNGCLISS, John - Passed away on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at the Cornwall Community Hospital; age 89 years. Beloved husband of Hazel Mary Youngcliss (neé Burson). Loving father of John Youngcliss (Katherine), Ronnie Youngcliss, Carol Runions (Ed) and Sharon Youngcliss. Cherished grandfather of Kyle and Shane Youngcliss, Crystal Matthews, Lisa Ilicic, Jason Runions and Justin and Jessica Wright. John will be lovingly missed by his great-grandchildren, Olivia Wright, Kaydence Matthews, Riley Mulverhill and Vanessa Jelic. Predeceased by his parents, Muriel and Jessie (neé Burchill) Youngcliss and by one sister, Gail Helmer. Resting at LAHAIE & SULLIVAN CORNWALL FUNERAL HOMES, West Branch, 20 Seventh Street West (613-932-8482) from 9 a.m. Tuesday. Funeral, Tuesday, April 18, 2017 for Mass of Christian Burial in St. Columban's Church at 11 a.m. followed by Cremation. The family will be in attendance on Tuesday from 9 a.m. until the time of Funeral. Spring Interment in St. Columban's Parish Cemetery will be held at a later date. As expression of sympathy, memorial donations to Osteoporosis Canada would be appreciated by the family. Messages of condolences may be left at www.lahaiesullivan.ca

ALLAIRE, Raymond - Passed away at the Glen Stor Dun Lodge on Sunday, April 9, 2017. Raymond Allaire of Cornwall; age 89 years. Beloved husband of the late Jeannette (née Marion) Allaire. Loving father of Normand Allaire, Vivianne Allaire and Guy Allaire (Lucie). Cherished grandfather of Justin, Stephanie, Christiane, Marc, Stephane, Christian and great-grandfather of five. Dear twin brother of Edmond Allaire (Mariette). Predeceased by his parents Albert and Imelda (née Léger) Allaire. Also predeceased by his siblings Leodore Allaire, Infant Raymond Allaire and Fernand Allaire (Jeannine). Raymond will be missed by many nieces, nephews, family and friends. Resting at LAHAIE AND SULLIVAN, CORNWALL FUNERAL HOMES, East Branch, 614 First Street East, (613-933-2841) from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday and from 9 a.m. until time of Funeral on Wednesday. Funeral Wednesday, April 19, 2017 for Mass of Christian Burial in Saint-Félix-de-Valois Church at 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to the Charity of your Choice would be appreciated by the family. Messages of condolence may be left at www.lahaiesullivan.ca  All members of the Knights of Columbus Ontario Council #755 are requested to assemble at the Funeral Home on Tuesday for visitation and prayers for our late brother, Raymond Allaire.

BRIGGS, Thomas - Mr. Thomas Briggs passed away at the Cornwall Community Hospital on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at the age of 96 years. Beloved husband of the late Lilian (née Biscoe) Briggs. Loved father of Thomas Briggs (Audrey), Ruth Covill (Uriah), and Bonnie Birdwell (Douglas). Sadly missed by seven grandchildren Darlene, Pamela, Tania, Bonnie, Stephen, Darcy, Kevin; and nine great-grandchildren; and predeceased by one great-grandchild. Loving son of the late James and May (née Foster) Briggs. Dear brother of Dulcie Scott. Predeceased by one brother Daniel, and his sister Gladys Dripps. Resting at the WILSON FUNERAL HOME, 822 Pitt Street, Cornwall where visitation will be held on Saturday from 9 - 10:45 AM. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel of the Wilson Funeral Home on Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 11:00 AM. Pastor Brentt Williams of Faith Apostolic United Pentecostal Church officiating. If so desired, contributions in his memory to Faith Apostolic Church United Pentecostal Church would be appreciated by the family. Online messages of condolence may be made in the obituary section ofwww.wilsonfuneralhome.ca

McRAE, Nathan Dewey "Scotsman" - Passed away surrounded by his loving family at his home on Monday, April 10, 2017 age 23 years. Nate McRae of Finch. Beloved son of Steve and Tammy (McGillis) McRae. Cherished brother of Alanah, Shannon and Faith McRae all at home. Loved grandson of Leona McGillis-Kensley (Joseph) of St. Andrew's West and the late Kenneth McGillis and Mary McRae of Finch. Sadly missed by numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. To honour Nate's wishes, Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held at the BROWNLEE FUNERAL HOME on Monday from 2-4pm and 7-9pm. A SERVICE IN CELEBRATION OF NATE'S LIFE WILL BE HELD IN ST. LUKE'S-KNOX PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH FINCH ON TUESDAY, APRIL 18, 2017 AT 11AM. Committal at a later date at Goldfield Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to The St. Lawrence Parks Commission, 13740 County Road 2, Morrisburg, Ontario KOC 1X0 would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be made atwww.brownleefuneralhomes.com

CASEY, Dot - Passed away peacefully at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at the age of 86 years. Beloved wife of the late Myles Casey (2001). Dearly loved mother of Wayne (Julie) Casey, Shawn (Evelyne) Casey and Linda Harrison. Cherished grandmother of Michael, Stephanie, Alex, Melanie, Nolan, Valerie and Cole. Dear sister of Julia Newman. Lovingly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her siblings Joe, Floyd, Sam, Shirley, Alice, Emily, Ruben and Joshua. Cremation has taken place. Friends are invited to call at the PATTERSON FUNERAL HOME , 6062 Main St. Niagara Falls visiting Tuesday 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. A Funeral Service in celebration of her life will be held at 6:00 p.m. at the Funeral Home. In memory of Mrs. Casey, donations to the Lung Association would be appreciated by her family. Online condolences at www.pattersonfuneralhome.com

MacPHERSON - McMARTIN, James - (Retired City of Cornwall Employee) Passed away at the Cornwall Community Hospital on Friday, April 7, 2017, age 78 years. He leaves his loving wife of 52 years, Sheila Vivian (Lafave) McMartin. Dear father of Jennifer Lynn Fry (Robert). Sadly missed by two grandchildren, Grayson and Andrew. Also survived by one brother Jack McMartin (Darlene) and four sisters, Betty Chaput (Lloyd), Eileen Bingley (late Wayne), Helen Fetterly (Bill), Marlene Zigler (late Oscar). Predeceased by his parents, Alexander MacPherson and Roberta (Feek) McMartin his step-father, Henry McMartin, and three brothers, Donald (Ellie), Norman (Mary) and Harry McMartin (Julie). Friends will be received at the M. JOHN SULLIVAN FUNERAL HOME, 341 Pitt Street (across from city hall) Cornwall on Wednesday from 9:30am - 11:15am. Funeral Mass, Wednesday April 12, 2017 at St. Columban's Catholic Church at 11:30am. Rite of Committal, Notre Dame Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations (by cheque) to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, Canadian Diabetes Association or the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Condolences may be left at www.mjohnsullivanfuneralhome.com

POIRIER, Claude - Passed away on Thursday, April 6, 2017 at the Ottawa Heart Institute; age 69 years. Beloved husband of Carol Poirier. Loving father of Christian Poirier and Julie Ruest (Sean). Cherished grandfather of Bailey and Jordan Ruest. Predeceased by his parents Rémi and Irène Poirier. Dear brother of Pam Poirier. Brother-in-law of Barry, David and Linda. Missed greatly by his mother-in-law Sadie Height (late Douglas). Claude will be lovingly missed by many family and friends. Resting at LAHAIE & SULLIVAN CORNWALL FUNERAL HOMES, West Branch, 20 Seventh Street West (613-932-8482) from 7 pm to 10 pm on Tuesday and from 9 am until time of Service on Wednesday. Funeral Service will be held in the Memorial Chapel of the Funeral Home on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 11 am. followed by Cremation. As expression of sympathy, memorial donations to the Ottawa Heart Institute would be appreciated by the family. Messages of condolences may be left at www.lahaiesullivan.ca All members of the Knights of Columbus Ontario Council #1919 and Bishop Alexander MacDonnell Assembly # 858 are requested to assemble at the Funeral Home on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 for visitation and prayers for our late brother, Claude Poirier.

SANGSTER, Sylvia - Sylvia Joan Sangster (née Bathurst) passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 8, 2017 (the 5th anniversary of Jim's death) at the age of 80 years, to join her husband, James 'Jim' Sangster and son Robert Sangster. Loving mother of Susan Sangster-Gibson (Bill), Stephen Sangster (Brenda), and Joan Sangster (Andrew Walter). Dear sister of Ida Cowan (late Archie) and Diana MacLeod (late Jim). Predeceased by her parents Thomas Bathurst and Edna Proctor and sisters; Marguerite Piché (late Maurice), Edna Ozoux (late Ray) and Betty Busch (late Randall). Cherished grandmother of Donnie (Sophie), Kelsey, Jake, Cameron Gibson, & Meghan, Thomas and Jordan Sangster. She will be missed by her Bridge and Euchre partners and many friends. 'Thank you' to Dr. Leigh Carson & the many nurses (especially Nina) at Cornwall Community Hospital for the wonderful care. Friends and relatives may call at the MUNRO & MORRIS FUNERAL HOMES LTD., 46 Oak St. Lancaster (613-347-3629) , Tuesday, April 11, 2017 from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 pm and on Wednesday from 9:30 - 10:30 am. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 11 am at St Joseph's Church in Lancaster. As expressions of sympathy, Memorial Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. As a Memorial to Sylvia, a tree will be planted in a memory woods. A tree grows - memories live. Condolences may be made online at www.munromorris.com