Obituaries: August 19, 2013

PITRE, Robert – Passed away at the Cornwall Community Hospital on Thursday August 15, 2013. He was 55. Son of the late Marcel Pitre and the late Gertrude (Tessier) Pitre. Loving husband of Adele (Patenaude) Pitre. Dear father of Jennifer Sergerie (Tim), Alain Pitre, Eric Pitre (Chelsea), and Rachel Pitre. Cherished grandfather of Kylie and Jordan Sergerie, Jacob Viau, Amelia and Oliver Pitre. Dear brother of Louise Levac (Fern), Pierrette Pitre, Monique Latimer and Diane Marion-Laferriere (Gerry). Predeceased by his parents, Marcel and Gertrude (Tessier) Pitre. Dear son-in-law of Hector and Marie-Claire (Giroux) Patenaude. Friends are requested to assemble at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Cornwall, ON for Funeral Mass on Tuesday August 20, 2013 at 11am. Memorial Donations to Hospice Cornwall – Carefor would be appreciated by the family. Condolences may be left at

MARSOLAIS, Rodolphe “Rodie/ Rudy” – Passed away peacefully at the Heartwood Long Term Care Center with family by his side, on Thursday, August 15, 2013. Rodolphe Marsolais of Cornwall; age 90 years W.W. II Veteran and long time member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 297. Beloved husband of Victoria “Vic/Vicky” (Taillon) for 67 years. Dear father of Madeleine Moore (Stephen) of Burlington, Marcel, Maurice “Moe”, Monique Rosa (Clermont), Michael (Karen Smith), Roger (Kathy Kiverago) all of Cornwall, Paul (Elaine Secord) of Bonville, Paulette Marsolais (Dan Bruyère) of Cornwall, Rhéal (Linda Jiang) of Dundalk and Noël (Abby Bissessar) of Cornwall. Predeceased by one son Raymond (Bonnie Montroy) and one daughter Mona. Proud grandfather of 14 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Pearl Chiasson (Paul) of Sault Ste. Marie, Shirley Bogart (Hugh) “Buddy” of Cornwall. Predeceased by four brothers Henry (Rita), Vincent “Happy”, Leonard (Leda), Clifford (Yvonne) and one sister Patsy Lalonde (Jean Claude). Dear son of the late Octave Marsolais and the late Edith (Larocque). Survived by several nieces and nephews. Resting at LAHAIE AND SULLIVAN, CORNWALL FUNERAL HOMES, West Branch, 20 Seventh St. West, (613- 932-8482) from 2 P.M. Tuesday. Funeral Wednesday, August 21, 2013 for Mass of Christian Burial in Ste-Thérèse de Lisieux Church at 11 A.M. Followed by cremation. The family will be in attendance on Tuesday from 2 P.M. to 4 P.M. and 7 P.M. to 9 P.M. and on Wednesday from 9 A.M. until the time of Funeral. As expressions of sympathy, Memorial Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated by the family. Messages of Condolence may be left at All members of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 297 are requested to assemble at the Funeral Home on Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 7:30 P.M. for Legion Tribute for our late comrade, Rodolphe Marsolais. Legion Dress and Medals.

GENGE-SHAVER, Olive (nee Eligh) – Retired from the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital. Passed away peacefully, on Sunday, August 4, 2013 at Fairmount Nursing Home, Kingston. Beloved wife of the late Walter Genge and Douglas Shaver. Loving mother of the late Sandra Burt (Harry), Jack Shaver (Pam), Bruce Shaver (Sharon), and Darcy Shaver (Cindy). Cherished grandmother of Brent, Dawn, Tracey, Corrie, Amanda, Jason, Christina, Veronica and Sarah. Great grandmother of Emma, the late Hannah, Jacob, Sophia, Olivia, Jessica, Wyatt, Henry, Jakob, and Everett. Predeceased by her brothers Glen Eligh and Earl Eligh. A Memorial Service will take place at the Newington Wesleyan Church, Main St., Newington, on August 21 at 11:00 a.m. A reception will follow. In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate Memorial Donations to the Fairmount Nursing Home-Auxiliary 2069 Battersea Road, Glenburnie, Ontario, K0H 1S0.

BINGLEY, Roy Edward – 1955-2013 It is with heartfelt sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Roy Edward Bingley on Sunday, August 11th, 2013; better know as Ted at the age of 58. Ted is survived by his mother Edna Smith (Wilfred) of Delta, B.C.; his brothers Michael (Marilyn) and Jeff both of Vernon, B.C., Dale (Judy) and Randy both of Ottawa, Ont.; his niece and nephew Madison and Carson of Ottawa, Ont. He is predeceased by his father Roy M. Bingley. Those wishing to donate in memory of Ted may do so to the Mental Health Foundation of Ontario. A celebration of life to be announced some time in early September.

KOCKS, Gertrud – Passed away at the Cornwall Community Hospital, McConnell site, on Saturday, August 17, 2013. Gertrud (Krispin) Kocks of Cornwall age; 81 years. Beloved mother of Peter (the late Tia) of Prescott, Warner (Margaret) of Germany, Steven of Cornwall, Heidi Bozek (Vladimir) of Vancouver and Rita Wieding (Manfred) of Germany. Survived by many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Resting at LAHAIE & SULLIVAN CORNWALL FUNERAL HOMES, West Branch, 20 Seventh Street West (613-932-8482). The family will be in attendance Tuesday, August 20, 2013 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. In keeping with her wishes a Funeral Service will not be held. As expressions of sympathy Memorial Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Charity of Choice would be appreciated by the family. Messages of condolence may be left at

FLEURY, Rene John – Passed away at Hospice Cornwall on Thursday August 15, 2013. He was 78. Son of the late John and Fleur-Ange (Briand) Fleury. Dear father of Marc, Paul and Alain Fleury. Loving companion of Linda Joyce Duval. Dear step-father of Danielle (Alain) and Shawn (Alessandra). Also survived by 3 grandchildren. Cherished brother of Aline Fleury and Theresa Beaudette (George). Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by 5 brothers, Maurice, Jack, Henry, Rheal and Lucien Fleury and 2 sisters, Pauline Seguin and Colombe Riley. At Rene’s request there will be no visitation or funeral service. Inurnment on Thursday August 22, 2013 at Notre Dame Cemetery at 10am. Memorial Donations to the Hospice Cornwall – Carefor appreciated by the family. Condolences may be left at

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