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DALY, Colleen

DALY, Colleen

Colleen Daly passed away peacefully on June 20th, 2024 in her 66th year. Beloved wife of Peter Drevniok and mother of Ulrika (Mark), mBenedict (Corinne), Daly (Britta), Thomas (Michelle), Sasha (Andrew) mand John (Anna). Colleen will be especially...

PURCELL, Jon

PURCELL, Jon

Jon Purcell’s zest for living was always evident in his infectious and mischievous grin and his sparkling blue eyes. He left us too soon. Jon passed peacefully at the Grace Manor on June 6, 2024. He was the only child of the late Jack and Rita...

NESBITT, Doug

NESBITT, Doug

On June 6th, in his 95th year, Doug, a lifelong resident of Rupert and 4th generation farmer, passed away, peacefully and on his own terms surrounded by family. Beloved husband of the late Irma McGarry. Loving father of Faye (David Edwards) and...

HENDERSON, Douglas

HENDERSON, Douglas

With very heavy hearts we announce the passing of our beloved husband, father and brother. Doug passed away on May 21 st from a severe brain injury sustained in a fall on April 16. Many of you will know Doug through his dedicated work with the...

THOMPSON, Patrick

THOMPSON, Patrick

With profound sadness, we share that Patrick left us too soon on Thursday, May 9th, in Wakefield, Quebec. The brilliant, thoughtful, and charismatic son of Jacky and Richard, Patrick Benn Kieran ”Paddy” Thompson, was born in Ottawa, Ontario, on...

ROBERTSON, Richard John

ROBERTSON, Richard John

Richard John Robertson, age 78, passed away peacefully the evening of Monday, May 6th with his wife Caleta by his side at St Vincent Hospital in Ottawa. He was born April 26th, 1946 in Cornwall Ontario to beloved parents Anne and Alfred...

DOGGETT, Raymond Leopold

DOGGETT, Raymond Leopold

Ray Doggett, beloved father, grandfather, son, brother and friend, passed away peacefully, shortly after his 66th birthday. Ray is survived by his mother, Annette Dodge-Lunman (Larry Lunman); brother, Michael Doggett (Belinda Betz); former wife,...

BROOKS FOURNIER, Lise

BROOKS FOURNIER, Lise

On February 2nd, Lise Fournier Brooks died suddenly in her husband’s arms.  She had a massive brain aneurysm.  Born in the land of the living skies (Kincaid, 1940), into a family of 14, she carried her French-Saskatchewan roots with...

WIGGINS, Colleen Margaret (née Wright)

WIGGINS, Colleen Margaret (née Wright)

Passed away peacefully with her family by her side at Gatineau Hospital on February 9, 2024 at the age of 61 years old. She leaves behind her beloved husband of 45 years, Larry Wiggins Sr. Loving mother to Larry Jr (Veronique Lafleur), Robert...

HENRY, Shirley Mary Elizabeth

HENRY, Shirley Mary Elizabeth

Unexpectedly and too soon in her 71st year we lost our loving mother due to complications related to respiratory illness.  Dear mother to Meaghan, Shannon and Tara (Kim) Henry and devoted wife to Barry McCooeye. Proud grandmother to...

McCAFFREY, Grace

McCAFFREY, Grace

It is with profound sadness that the family announces the passing of Grace McCaffrey (née Mayer) at the Hull Hospital on Tuesday, January 9 th , 2024 at the age of 87 years. Grace was born to the late Albert and the late Ida Mayer on February 27,...

WELBURN (Pringle), Helen Marie

WELBURN (Pringle), Helen Marie

The full moon called Helen home from her peaceful bed at Maison des Collines in the wee hours of November 28. Helen was a woman in constant motion. She was a skier, a traveler, a pickle ball player, and a hiker. She could be seen walking countless...

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