November 28, 2008

LEMIEUX – Roger

Passed away on Tuesday, November 25, 2008. Mr. Roger Damien Lemieux of Alexandria, Ontario, (Retired Canada Post Clerk, Town of Alexandria), age 67 years. Dear brother of Alma Lemieux and brother-in-law of Therese Lemieux and Teresa Lemieux, all of Alexandria. Predeceased by his parents, Vhilo Lemieux and Christine Quesnel, five brothers, Robert (late Denise), Bruno (late Claire), Maurice (late Rhea), Leo and Raymond Lemieux and by one sister, Claire Lemieux. Survived by many nieces and nephews. Rested at the Munro & Morris Funeral Homes Ltd, Alexandria. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at Église Sacré-Coeur, Alexandria on Nov. 28.

AMELOTTE – Omer Joseph Charles

Passed away at the Cornwall Community Hospital on Monday, November 24, 2008, age 91 years. He leaves his loving wife of 65 years, Grace (Beaudette) Amelotte. Dear father of June Eden (late James), Jean St. Jean (Raymond), Larry Amelotte (Paulette), Brian Amelotte (Lise), Raymond Amelotte (Suzanne), Douglas Amelotte (Karen) all of Cornwall, Reginald Amelotte (Laurie) of Calgary, Lorraine Wintle (Stephen ) of South Lancaster and Karen Yarwood (Randy) of St. Catharines. Sadly missed by 22 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. Survived by 4 brothers, Rene Amelotte (Colombe), Albert Amelotte (Ephie), John Amelotte (Mary), Roma Amelotte (Alice) all of Cornwall and 1 sister, Edna Leroux (late Alfred) of Georgia, USA. Predeceased by 1 son, Carey Amelotte, his parents, Edmond and Emma (Richard) Amelotte and 1 brother, Wilfred Amelotte (late Muriel). Funeral Mass on Nov. 28 at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, followed by Cremation. Rite of Committal, St. Andrews Parish, St. Andrews West, Ontario.

LAFRAMBOISE – Frances Marie (Mallette)

Passed away at the Cornwall Community Hospital on Monday, November 24, 2008, age 77 years. She leaves her loving husband of 59 years, William (Bill) Laframboise. Dear mother of Dianna (Rick), Brenda (Glenn) and Jeff (Kim). Sadly missed by 8 grandchildren, Chantal, Scott, Mark, Tara-Jade, Taylor, Brandon, Krista, Kandice and 5 great-grandchildren, Justin, Jacob, McKenna, Dru and Hudson. Survived by one brother, Cletus Mallette and her many brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law in the Laframboise family. Predeceased by her parents, Frank and Eva (Miron) Mallette, one brother, William Mallette (Emma) and one sister Bertha Mallette. Funeral Mass on Nov. 29 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, followed by Cremation. Rite of Committal, St. Columban’s Parish Cemetery at a later date.

LAPLANTE – Alexander John (Bud)

Passed away at the Cornwall Community Hospital on Sunday, November 23, 2008, age 85 years. He leaves his loving wife of 58 years, Janine “Nean” (Montpetit) Laplante. Dear father of Don (Claire), Dan (Sandy) and Jennifer. Sadly missed by 4 grandchildren, Melanie (Brenton), Chris (Lianne), Josh and Nicholas and 5 great-grandchildren, Caleb, Tyler, Mia, Ethan and Sophie. Survived by his niece, Michelle. Predeceased by his parents, Alexander and Jennie (Grant) Laplante, his sister Daphne and half-sisters, Rhea, Olga, Genevieve and Pat and half-brothers, Donald and Rex. Funeral Mass, Nov. 27 at St. Columban’s Catholic Church, followed by Cremation. Rite of Committal, St. Columban’s Parish Cemetery at a later date.

RUPERT – George Jacob

Passed away at the Ottawa Hospital (General Campus) on Saturday, November 22, 2008, age 82 years. He leaves his loving wife of 58 years, Theresa (Amell) Rupert. Survived by one sister Eva Whitmore and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents, Cecile H. and Lula F. (Hartle) Rupert and two brothers, Enos (Mary) and Lawrence. Funeral Liturgy on Nov. 25 in the Chapel of the Funeral Home. Rite of Committal, Memorial Hill Cemetery, Lunenburg, Ontario.

DION – Willie

Passed away at the Cornwall Community Hospital, McConnell Site on Saturday, November 22, 2008. Mr. Willie Eugene Dion of Cornwall, Ontario, age 81 years. Beloved husband for 59 years of Fleurette (Labelle) Dion. Loving father of Susan (Princess) Dion and Gertrude Rafei (Ahmad) both of Cornwall. Cherished grandfather of Craig Dion (Jennifer), Sara and Hassan Rafei. Predeceased by one granddaughter, Tanya Lalande-Dion. Dear great-grandfather of Jordan and Zoey Dion, Brittany Gordon and Dominique Lalande. Beloved son of the late Romeo Dion and the late Alice (Poudrier) Dion. Predeceased by 4 brothers, Maurice, Marcel, Gerard and Wilson Dion and by one sister, Gertrude Dion. Sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Rested at Lahaie & Sullivan Cornwall Funeral Homes, West Branch. Funeral, Nov. 25, for Service in the Memorial Chapel of the Funeral Home, followed by Cremation. Pastor Brad Montsion officiated.

MORRISON – Doreen

Passed away at the Cornwall Community Hospital, McConnell Site on Wednesday, November 19, 2008. Margaret Doreen (Clarke) Morrison of Cornwall, Ontario, age 76 years. Dear mother of John Eaton of Oshawa, Ontario and Sharron Eaton (Mike Galt) of Cornwall. Much loved grandmother of Allison and Donald McCuaig. Dear daughter of the late Hugh Clarke and the late Margaret (O’Malia) Clarke. Dear sister of Bev Levitt of Las Vegas, Nevada. Predeceased by one brother, Hugh M. Clarke. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Cremation. Rested at Lahaie & Sullivan Cornwall Funeral Homes, West Branch. A Memorial Service was held on Nov. 25 at St. John’s Presbyterian Church. Rev. Ruth Draffin officiated.

LALONDE – Janet Rose Mary (née Derouchie)

Passed away at the Ottawa General Hospital on Tuesday, November 18, 2008 formerly of Maxville at the age of 61 years. Beloved wife of Real Lalonde. Loving mother of Tamela Emond (George) and Chantal Lalonde (Rick) both of Cornwall and Lisa Lacombe (Rocky) and Jason lalonde (Sarah) both of Maxville. Dear sister of the late Lionel (late Doris), the late Edmond (Pearl) of Cornwall, Gerald (Carmen) and Beatrice (Rene Dupuis) both of Dominionville, the late Florida (Edmond Beriault) of North Lancaster, Wilfred (Lucy), Geraldine (Ronnie Proulx), Jean King and Donna (Adolphus McCormick) all of Cornwall, the late Anita (Jan-Guy Giroux of Hawkesbury), and the late Eugene. Dear daughter of the late Fernand Derouchie and the late Agnes Robinson. Surivived by 8 grandchildren Adam (Alexa), Kayla, Brandon, Alexis, Christy, Emily, Colby and Winter Rose. Rest at Munro & Morris Funeral Homes Ltd. Funeral took place on Friday, November 21 with a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Catherine of Sienna Church.

McMARTIN – Rita Mary Louise (Robinson)

Passed away at the Cornwall Community Hospital – McConnell Site on Tuesday, November 18, 2008 formerly of Ingleside at the age of 82 years. Beloved wife of the late George McMartin. Dear mother of Ronald McMartin (Maureen) of Cornwall. Loving grandmother of Sean, Sarah, Emily and Thomas. Predeceased by 2 sons Donald and Gerald McMartin. Dear daughter of the late John Robinson and the late Alice Robinson. Dear sister of Rene Robinson (Iva) of Ingleside, Clifford Robinson of British Columbia, Gerald Robinson of Edmonton, Allan Robinson (Donna) of Ottawa, Lorna Lalonde of Cornwall and Bernice Popelyak (Leslie) of Uxbridge. Predeceased by 3 brothers Raymond, Maurice and Delbert Robinson and 2 sisters Norma Quenneville and Janet Hart. Rested at Lahaie and Sullivan Cornwall Funeral Homes West Branch. Funeral took place on Friday, November 21 for Mass of Christian Burial in St. Columban’s Church. Interment in Notre Dame Cemetery.

DORMAN – Donald David

Passed away at the Ottawa Hospital, Civic Campus on Monday, November 17, 2008, age 66 years. (Dave was a Graduate of RMC Class of 1967 B.Sc. Engineering; Retired Professor at St. Lawrence College; Coach/Coordinator of the Cornwall Legion Cougars Track Club for 38 years and was also inducted into the Cornwall Sports Hall of Fame). Beloved husband of 42 years to the former Marilyn McCann. Loved father of John-David Dorman (Lisa) of Ottawa, Ontario and Andrea Dorman of Cornwall, Ontario. Sadly missed by his four grandchildren, Emily, Allison, Sage and Ayden Dorman, as well as his brother Harvey Lloyd Dennis Dorman (Susan) of Ottawa. Predeceased by his parents, Donald and Phyllis (Cole) Dorman. Rested at the Wilson Funeral Home. A Memorial Service in celebration of Dave’s life was held in the Chapel of the Funeral Home on Nov. 22. The Reverend Jim Leland of Knox St. Paul’s United Church celebrated. Interment at a later date in Hillcrest Cemetery, Smiths Falls, Ontario.

VAILLANCOURT – Denis Gaitan

Passed away at the Cornwall Community Hospital on Monday, November 17, 2008 at the age of 61 years. Loving husband of 39 years to Claudette (Boisvenue) Vaillancourt. Dear father of Kim Dazé (Bernard). Sadly missed by 3 grandchildren, Josée, Brock and Skyler. Also survived by 3 sisters Lucille Richardson (Stan), Georgette Muir, Lynn Bourgon (Dean) and 2 brothers, Rolland Vaillancourt (Elizabeth “Liz”) and Normand Vaillancourt (Linda). Predeceased by his parents Joseph and Marguerite (Deschamps) Vaillancourt and one brother Roger Vaillancourt. Funeral took place on Thursday, November 20 at Blessed Sacrament Church.

WALSH – Gerald Anthony

Passed away on Monday, November 17, 2008, age 69 years. Left to celebrate his life are his wife Gail (Tackney), his children Kimberly of Cornwall, Ontario, Tamara (Bryan Wray) of Toronto, Ontario, Father Timothy, LC of Indiana, Michael (Anna Ioffe) of Vancouver, his precious grandchildren, Lucy and Cormac, his sisters Maureen (Graham Barkley), Patricia (Gerry Flood) and many nieces and nephews. Rested at the Wilson Funeral Home. The Mass of the Resurrection with Commendation and Farewell was celebrated in St. Andrews Roman Catholic Church on Nov. 20. Rite of Committal in the Parish Cemetery.

BONNEVILLE – Claire

Passed away at the Parisien Manor on Monday, November 17, 2008, age 93 years. Dear daughter of the late Alphonse Bonneville and the late Angeline (Richer) Bonneville. Dear sister of Mary Wilson, Blanche Bonneville, Fred Bonneville, all of Cornwall, Ontario and Elmer (Therese) Bonneville of Laval, Quebec. Predeceased by her twin brother, Claude Bonneville, Antoine and Omer Bonneville and five sisters, Lillian Malloy, Dora Bonneville, Ann McHugh, Irene Cavanaugh and Theresa Bonneville. Sadly missed by several nieces and nephews. Rested at Lahaie & Sullivan Cornwall Funeral Homes, West Branch. Funeral on Nov. 20, for Mass of Christian Burial in St. Joseph’s Church, Lancaster, Ontario, followed by Cremation.

HEATH – Rita

Passed away at Sandfield Place on Sunday, November 16, 2008. Mrs. Rita Yvette (Laroche) Heath of Cornwall, Ontario, age 92 years. Beloved wife of Darlene Seguin (Simon) and Carol Mainville (Fernand) both of Cornwall. Loving grandmother of Richard (Kimberly), David, Marc (Andrée), Michel (Catherine) and great-grandmother of Christopher, Matthew, Andrew, Zachary, Stephanie and Brayden. Dear daughter of the late Michael Laroche and the late Christianne (Julien) Laroche. Predeceased by four brothers, Joe, Charles, Fred and Michel Laroche and by seven sisters, Cecile Laroche, Minnie Lascelle, Adeline Bedard, Laura Lavergne, Marie Filion, Elizabeth Thivierge and Josephine Landriault. Rested at Lahaie & Sullivan Cornwall Funeral Homes, West Branch. Funeral on Nov. 19, for Service in the Memorial Chapel of the Funeral Home, followed by Cremation.

PHARAND – Emelda

Passed away at the Glen-Stor-Dun Lodge on Sunday, November 16, 2008. Mrs. Emelda (Dionne) Pharand of Cornwall, Ontario, age 93 years. Beloved wife of the late Donat Pharand. Dear mother of Claude Pharand and Jacques Pharand, both of Cornwall. Dear daughter of the late Albert Dionne and the late Bernadette (Duchesne) Dionne. Predeceased by two brothers, Jean and Leo Dionne, two step-brothers, P. Alexander Dionne and Roy Dionne and by one step-sister, Viola Piette. Dear cousin of Doris and Rudy Charlebois of Cornwall. Rested at Lahaie & Sullivan Cornwall Funeral Homes, East Branch. Funeral on Nov. 19, for Service in the Memorial Chapel of the Funeral Home. Interment, Notre Dame Cemetery on Nov. 20.

SPOONER – Réjeanne

Passed away at the Cornwall Community Hospital, McConnell Site on Friday, November 14, 2008. Mrs. Réjeanne Spooner (née Léger), of Cornwall, Ontario, age 66 years. Beloved wife of Claude Spooner. Dear mother of Richard Spooner and Diane (Mrs. Denis Martin), both of Cornwall. Dear sister of Albert Léger (Claire), André Léger (Donna) and Michel Léger (Diane), all of Cornwall. Dear sister-in-law of Gisele Léger, Normand Spooner (Maggie), Andre Spooner (Yvette), Carmen Bedard (Connie), Rene Spooner (Monique), all of Cornwall. Cherished grandmother of four grandchildren, Melanie, Daniel, Emilie and Eric. Dear daughter of the late Amedee Leger and the late jeannette Marion. Predeceased by one brother, Roger Leger. Rested at the Boulerice Funeral Home Ltd. Funeral Services were held on Nov. 17, for Mass of Christian Burial in St. Felix-de-Valois Church, followed by Cremation in South Branch Crematorium, Cornwall.

BRUYERE – Pauline

Passed away on Friday, November 14, 2008. Mrs. Pauline (Burelle) Bruyere (née Boudreau), of Cornwall, Ontario, age 73 years. Beloved wife of the late Maurice Bruyere. Dear mother of Andre Burelle (Nicole), Michelle Burelle (Denis), Monique Burelle (Mike) and Sylvain Burelle (Paula), all of Cornwall. Dear sister of Lise Boudreau (Lee) of Cornwall, Georgette Bucholtz (Buck) of Ottawa, Ontario, Helene Schmitz of California, Rita Boudreau (Vince) of Ottawa and Ronald Boudreau of Woodstock, Ontario. Cherished grandmother of six grandchildren, Candice, Angele, Ashley, Samantha, Joshua and Sabrina. Dear daughter of the late Edmond Boudreau and the late Leonie Houle. Predeceased by one sister, Claudette Leclair. Rested at the Boulerice Funeral Home Ltd. A private Funeral Service was held on Nov. 18 in the Memorial Chapel of the Funeral Home, followed by Cremation in South Branch Crematorium, Cornwall.

PIQUETTE – Hector Lawrence

Passed away on Friday, November 14, 2008, age 79 years. He leaves his loving wife of 55 years, Dorothy (Gallinger) Piquette. Dear father of Larry Piquette (Debbie), Charles Piquette (Bonnie Brunet) and Cindy Piquette. Sadly missed by 4 grandchildren, Todd (Veronique), Joey (Lianne), Matthew, Kaitlyn and one great-grandson, Samuel. Predeceased by one son, Richard Piquette, his parents, Louis and Laura (Beaudry) Piquette, one brother Leonard Piquette and two sister, Laurette Parthenais and Anita Parthenais. Funeral Mass on Nov. 17, at St. Columban’s Catholic Church. Rite of Committal followed at Notre Dame Cemetery.

BRISSON – Rhéal

Passed away at the Glen-Stor-Dun Lodge on Wednesday, November 12, 2008. Mr. Rhéal Roger Brisson of Cornwall, Ontario, age 83 years. Beloved husband for 63 years of Anita (Degan) Brisson. Dear father of Ronald Brisson (Lise) of Williamstown, Ontario. Predeceased by one daughter, Pauline Labrecque. Loving grandfather of Raymond Labrecque, Kim Bonin (Ray), Stephane Brisson (Kim) and Marc Brisson (Tosha) and great-grandfather of Crystal, Ashton, Alyssa and Hannah. Dear son of the late Adelard Brisson and the late Mélina (Gingras) Brisson. Dear brother of Jeanne Morin, Solange Caza, Laurette Samson, Wilfrid Brisson, Lucien Brisson (Thérèse), Anita Quesnel (Jean-Marc) and Jeannine Loiselle (Fernand), all of Cornwall. Rested at Lahaie & Sullivan Cornwall Funeral Homes, East Branch. Funeral, Nov. 17, for Mass of Christian Burial in Ste. Croix Church, followed by Cremation.

DELAGE – Rita (Parthenais)

Passed away at her residence on Wednesday, November 12, 2008 formerly of Cornwall at the age of 76 years. Beloved wife of the late Herbert Delage. Loving mother of Alain Delage (Kim) of Prescott, Suzanne Delage (Robert) of Vaudreuil, Quebec and Pauline Delage-Mondoux of Cornwall. Predeceased by one son Jean (Jonny) Delage. Loving grandmother of Chantal, Gabrielle, Patrick, Nancy and Thomas and great-grandmother of 6 great-grandchildren. Dear daughter of the late John Parthenais and the late Delina (Fournier) Parthenais. Dear sister of Roger Parthenais (Pierrette) of Cornwall, Rollande Paulin of Valleyfield, Georgette Beaudin (Lucien) of Hamilton and Annette Sabourin of Cornwall. Predeceased by 3 sisters, Germaine Quenneville, FloreAnge Laborsse and Marie Rose Aubin and 8 brothers, Arthur, Roland, Henri, Lionel, Aurèle, Emilien, Armand and Donat Parthenais. Rested at Lahaie & Sullivan Cornwall Funeral Homes, East Branch Funeral took place on Saturday, November 15 for Mass of Christian Burial in Nativity Co-Cathedral. Cremation.

HEMPEL – Kurt (Former Domtar employee of 40 years, longtime member of Knox-St. Paul’s United Church and volunteer librarian to the residendts of Glen-Stor-Dun Lodge). Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 12, 2008 at the age of 100 years. Predeceased by his wife Sophie Ducas. Loving father of Walter (Deanna) of San Marcos, California, Paul (Mary Ellen) of Ottawa, Allan (Pamela) of North Gower, Patricia of Chicago, Illinois. Dear grandfather of Chris (Maria), Jamie (Tanja), Neill, Geoffrey (Erin), Kevin (Katie), Amanda, Andrew and great-grandfather of Mikalya. Dear son of the late Karl Maxwell and the late Bertha (Wildenhain) Hempel. Predeceased by his young son Robert, brothers Paul, Fritz (Friedel), Karl and Walter, and sisters Ella (Neuboner) Marie, Gertrud, (W. Bloehn), Johanne (Otto Bluedorn). Funeral took place on Saturday, November 15 in the Chapel of Wilson Funeral Home. Rev. Jim Leland of Knox-St. Paul’s United Church officiated. Interment at a later date in Woodlawn Cemetery.

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