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Alex W Fraser June 2.2001


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DOBBIN, Gordon Paterson "Pat"

Passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, June 5th, 2013, 'Pat' in his 90th year. Beloved husband of Beryl (Bunny) née McGregor. Loving father of Catherine Johns (Alec). Dear grampie to Carleigh Johns (Thomas) and Kyle Johns (Alanna), Keith and Ben Garrett, great-grampie to Rae Loebach and Mason Johns. Devoted “special” uncle to Margaret and Kathy McGregor, Janice Ogilvie and Judy Garrett (Hugh). Brother of Dr. M. Campbell Dobbin (Dolly). Uncle of Gordon Dobbin (Janice) and Charlie Dobbin (Elliott). Dear cousin of Madelyn Rodgers and Merwyn John Dobbin (Vivian). Predeceased by his parents Dr. Gordon and Mary (Paterson) Dobbin. Special thanks to friends and neighbours and the various emergency services for their kindness and support. At Pat’s request there will be no visitation or funeral. Cremation has taken place. Donations may be made in Pat’s memory to The Salvation Army, 371 King Street, London, ON N6B 1S4 or a charity of your choice. A. Millard George Funeral Home, entrusted with arrangements 519-433-5184. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at -- from the Glengarry News, -- added 6/22/13

Obituary for Norma Decaire Norma
Peacefully after a brief illness at the Hawkesbury and District General Hospital on Thursday, July 31, 2008. Norma Decaire (nee Booth) of Vankleek Hill; formerly of Alexandria; age 82 years. Beloved wife of the late Maurice Decaire. Dear mother of Mark Decaire (Marjorie) of Alexandria and the late Marie “Elaine” DeLong (Larry). Dear grandmother of Jason and Ryan. Daughter of the late Robert Duffton Booth and the late Marie Victorine Renard. Norma is predeceased by her sister, Yvonne Coton, her brother Duff Booth and infant brother, Harry. She is survived by many nieces and nephews whom she cherished. Relatives and friends may call at the Munro & Morris Funeral Homes Ltd., 114 Main Street South, Alexandria, (613) 525-2772 on Sunday, August 3, 2008 from 7 - 10 p.m. and on Monday from 9:30 - 10:30 am. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Finnan’s Cathedral, Alexandria, on Monday, August 4, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. followed by cremation. As expressions of sympathy, Memorial Donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be appreciated by the family. As a memorial to Norma, a tree will be planted in Memory Woods. A tree grows, memories live.

Obituary for Delard Dubeau DelardDubeau
Passed away peacefully at Heartwood Long Term Care Residence, Cornwall. Delard Dubeau of Williamstown; age 85 years. Beloved husband of the late Carol Dubeau (nee Major). Loving father of Luc Dubeau, Susan Becher (David), Bruce Dubeau (Janis) and Carolyn Lang (George). Cherished grandfather of Nathan and Taylor Dubeau, Carrie Becher, Katie and Brady Dubeau, Jessica, John and Thomas Lang. Dear brother of Rheal Dubeau (Gisele) of Montreal, Maurice Dubeau (Hermance) of St. Telesphore, Rhea Gauthier (Leo) of Montreal, Annette Bedard of Dorval, Jeannette Vaillancourt (Rene) of Alexandria, and Estelle Arsenault (Leo) of Dorval. Predeceased by six brothers Aurele, Ernest, Emanuel, Gerald, Hector, Lucien, and by two sisters Delia Desjardins and Edna Seguin. Dear son of the late Elzear Dubeau and the late Maria Saucier. Relatives and friends may call at the Munro & Morris Funeral Homes Ltd., 46 Oak St. Lancaster (613-347-3629) on Friday, November 16, 2012 from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Williamstown on Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 11am. Cremation will follow. As expressions of sympathy Memorial Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. As a Memorial to Delard a tree will be planted in Memory Woods. A tree grows - memories live.Condolences may be made online at Morris & Munro

Update by Alex W Fraser 11/12

Received July 6.01

Calgary Herald

Beatrice Louise (nee Kendrick)
passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 19, 2001. She is survived by her son Robert, daughter-in-law Patricia, grandchildren, Amber and Nigel, and brother Murray Kendrick of Edmonton. Bea was born in Ontario but spent most of her childhood in Didsbury, Alta. After attending Normal School she taught in the Didsbury area and later at Glengarry and Glenbrook Schools in Calgary. Bea lived a full and happy life painting landscapes, playing piano, dancing, playing bridge and enjoying time with family and friends. She will be fondly remembered for her kind, gentlenature, natural curiosity, independence and zest for life. At Bea's request there will be no Funeral. Cremation has taken place. A celebration of her life will be held at the No. 264 Legion, 1910 Kensington Road N.W. on Saturday, May 26, 2001 from 12:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Publication Date: 2001-05-23

Received June 23.01


DOLL, Tamia Grant

Wednesday, April 28, 1999
DOLL, Tamia Grant
The Family announces with sorrow that Tamia Grant Doll, age 61, passed away at the Ottawa General Hospital on Monday, April 26, 1999 after a courageous battle with cancer. Beloved wife of the late Alan W.F. Doll. Dear friend of Rheal (Tubby) Legault. Loving mother of Gregor (Luanne), Cornwall; Grant Doll, Toronto; Faye (Rene Brunet), Brett (Philomena), Helen (Shane Greer), all of Cornwall. Loving daughter of Mrs. William Luscombe of Toronto. Predeceased by her father Rusty Burton and step-father William Luscombe. Loving grandmother of eleven grandchildren. Resting at the Wilson Funeral Home, 822 Pitt Street, Cornwall from 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 28th. (Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel of the Wilson Funeral Home on Friday, April 30, 1999 at 11:00 a.m.) Rite of Committal at a later date in St. Lawrence Valley Union Cemetery, Ingleside, Ontario. Visitation Wednesday 7-9 p.m., Thursday 2-5 and 7-9 p.m., Friday 9:30-10:45 a.m. Tamia brought life and vitality to her love of aquatics, art, bridge and fishing. By the family's request, contributions in her memory to Project 2000 Aquatic Centre would be appreciated.


At home in Victoria B.C. on November 28, 1999. Dear husband of Audrey for 42 years. Loved father of Angus (Hazel), Shannon, Kerry (Roman). Grandpa of Angela, Alix, Tonya, Garrett, Eric, Brendan, Daniel and Siobhan. Will be missed by his brother Elburn and his sisters Donna and Shannon. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, January 8, 2000 at 11 a.m., at St. Francis de Sales Parish, 434 Second Ave. West, Cornwall, Ontario.
Publication Date: 2000-01-06


Therese Agathe Angelina
Suddenly at home in Russell on Friday, March 2, 2001, Therese (Sicard) in her 43rd year. Beloved wife of Michel Dumoulin. Loving mother of Kyle, Cory and Tyler. Dear daughter of the late Armand and Noella (LePage) Sicard and sister of Jackie St. Denis (Jacques), Fern Sicard (Adele), Carole Upper (Mike), Jocelyn MacDonnell (Danny), Laurier Sicard (Sandra) and Carmen Dupratto (Daryl), all of Cornwall and Christine Sicard of Sudbury. Daughter-in-law of Emile and Lilliane (Parisien) Dumoulin. Sister-in-law of Susan Phoenix (Gilles) and Richard Dumoulin (Carolyn). Funeral Arrangements to be completed by the Duncan Funeral Home, Chapel & Reception Centre, 6971 Bank Street (formerly Highway 31, between Scrivens Drive and Metcalfe Corner). For further information please call 821-2120.
Publication Date: 2001-03-03


Bruce and Jan are very pleased to announce the arrival of Amanda Elizabeth on March 8th, 2001, weighing 8lb. 10 oz. Proud grandparents are Frank and Liz O'Donnell of Ottawa and Eric and Betty Dunn of Cornwall. Special thanks to the staff at the Civic Hospital and to our family and friends for their support.
Publication Date: 2001-03-24

Received June 22.01


Elizabeth Anne
Passed away peacefully on November 25, 1999 at the Ottawa General Hospital, after a courageous battle with cancer. Dear friend and wife of John Delanty of Martintown, Ontario. Loved mother of Kimberley Curran of Toronto, Ontario. Dear daughter of Betty Oldham (late Albert) of Alexandria. Sister of Keith Oldham (late Linda) of St. Anicet, Quebec. Special niece of Kitty Lawton (late Jerry) of Alexandria. Will be missed by one niece, two nephews and her other family and friends. Special friend of Suzanne Van Riel. Relatives and friends may call at Munro & Morris Funeral Home, 114 Main Street South, Alexandria on Sunday, November 28th from 2 to 5 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Finnan's Cathedral, Alexandria on Monday, November 29th, 1999 at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Glengarry Memorial Hospital, Highway 43, Alexandria, Ont., K0C 1A0 would be appreciated by the family. Please note private visitation on Monday prior to Funeral Mass.
Publication Date: 1999-11-27

Received June 18, 01


At the Hotel Dieu Hospital, Cornwall, Ontario on Wednesday, March 7, 2001. Leo Paul Dagenais (Veteran of World War II with the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry) of 645 Glengarry Boulevard; formerly of 325 Fifth Street West, Cornwall, age seventy-five years. Beloved husband of the former Doris Foubert. Dear father of Michael Dagenais (Christianne) and Donna (Mrs. Eric Coia) both of Boisbriand, Quebec, Lloyd Dagenais (Chantal) of Montreal, Quebec, Lina Dagenais of Apple Hill, Diane (Mrs. Pierre Malouin) of Deux Montagnes, Quebec and Marlene (Mrs. James MacLeod) of Harrington, Quebec. Dear son of the late Joseph Cleophas Dagenais and the late Catherine Fullum. Dear brother of Camille Dagenais (Aline) and Mrs. Paulette Tremblay both of Windsor. Predeceased by two brothers, Roland and Gerard Dagenais and by two sisters, Mrs. Cecile Durocher and Mrs. Simone Drouillard. Also survived by eleven grandchildren. Rested privately at the Lahaie & Sullivan Cornwall Funeral Homes, West Branch, 20 Seventh Street West (932-8482) followed by cremation. A Memorial Mass will be held on Tuesday, March 13, 2001 in St. Columban's Church, Cornwall at 10 a.m. As expressions of sympathy, Memorial Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.
Publication Date: 2001-03-09

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Peacefully at the Community Nursing home, Alexandria on Sunday April 16, 2000. Age eighty-five years. Jessie Wishart (nee Donald) beloved wife of the late James Douglas Darling. Dear mother of Joyce Julien (late Raoul) of Toronto, Donald Darling (Barbara) of Alexandria, Russell Darling (Ruth) of Brockville, Lynda Fleming (Alec) of Calgary and Lorna Seath (Chris) of Apple Hill. Predeceased by one son Raeburn. Also survived by several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and one brother Howard Donald (Edith) of Pincourt, Quebec. Resting at Munro & Morris Funeral Home, 114 Main Street S., Alexandria on Thursday April 20, 2000 from 10 a.m. to the time of service in the Chapel at 11 a.m. Donations to the Alzheimer Society, P.O. Box 1852 Cornwall, Ontario. K6H 9Z9 would be appreciated.
Publication Date: 2000-04-18

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Marjorie (nee Watson).
Suddenly at the Ottawa Civic Hospital on Saturday, September 18, 1999. Marjorie will be remembered as a loving, active and hardworking person who gave tirelessly of herself for her family and friends. Second only to her lifelong passion for her family was her love for her dogs, dog training and bridge. She was a member and strong supporter of the Cornwall and Ottawa Valley Kennel Club. Marjorie is survived by her husband of fifty-eight years, Percy Davis of R.R.#1, Cornwall, Ontario, daughters Wendy Shibley and her partner Peter Marriott of Victoria, B.C., Ann (Mrs. Lawrence Rowland) of Calgary, Alberta, Vicki (Mrs. Javad Khosravi) of Toronto and her son Larry Davis (husband of Pat) of Hastings, Ontario. Sadly missed by eleven grandchildren Scott and Tyler Shibley, Lori, Jason, Kevin and Kimberly Rowland, Molly and Will Davis, Hallae, Armon and Mina Khosravi and one great-grandson Matthew Davis Rowland. Dear sister of Dora Kempton of Thornton, England, Albert Watson of Godalming, England and David Watson (husband of Rita) of Witley, England. Dear cousin of Barbara (Mrs. Phillip Davies) of Horsham, England. Survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents David and Lillian Watson, her sister Audrey Rolfe and son-in-law Edward Shibley. Marjorie leaves her two dogs, Mindy and Mollie. She will be sadly missed by all. Resting at the Wilson Funeral Home, 822 Pitt Street, Cornwall, on Tuesday, September 21, at 7 p.m. Funeral services will be celebrated in the chapel of the Wilson Funeral Home on Wednesday, September 22 at 2 p.m. Following the Funeral all are invited to a celebration of Marjorie's life at her home, 6731 Gilmore Hill Road, R.R.#1, Cornwall, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Visitation Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday from 12 noon until 1:45 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the Salvation Army would be appreciated by the family.
Publication Date: 1999-09-20

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Standard Freeholder 18 June 1963

  • Deruchie-Alex (Sandy), formerly of RR#2 South Branch Road, died at Glen Stor-Dun Lodge Tuesday June 18, 1963 age 92 years. Dear father of John Deruchie of Strathmore, Ontario and James of Moosonee, James Bay District, Mrs. Joseph O,Grady of Cobourg and Mrs. Norma lalonde of Cornwall. Remains are resting at Miller's Funeral Home, 326 Augustus Street. Funeral arrangements are incomplete.

    Standard Freeholder 19 June 1963

  • Deruchie-Alex, remains are resting at Miller's Funeral Home 326 Augustus Street from where the funeral will leave on Thursday June 20 at 9:15 A.M. for Requiem High Mass at St. Mary's Church, Williamstown at 10: A.M. Burial Parish cemetery.

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    Mary Helen. In Lachine on Thursday, May 4, 2000, Mary Helen Derouchie sadly taken at the age of fifty-six. Daughter of Emma (Lauzon) and Albert Derouchie. Survived by brother Lloyd, Robert (Bobby) and sister Doris. Re-united with daughter Judith (Judy), brothers Norman, Gordon (Gordie), Lionel, sister Leona (aunt Tony), companion Douglas Loyer and Elvis. She will be deeply missed by her children: Nancy, Norman and Jennifer and grandchildren Stephanie and Lysa-Marie. She will be fondly remembered and sadly missed by all who knew her. The family will receive relatives and friends at Urgel Bourgie Funeral Complex, 1750 Notre-Dame, Lachine. The funeral ceremony will be held Tuesday, May 9, 2000 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul's Anglican Church, 379 44th Ave., Lachine. Thence to North-Lancaster, Ontario. Visiting hours Sunday and Monday from 2 to 5 and 7 to 10 p.m.
    Publication Date: 2000-05-07

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