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Mrs Audrey MACDONALD nee Laidlaw Obituary --- added 9/26/13 awf

Obituary for Herman Lahnemann HermanLahnemann
Peacefully at home, surrounded by family, on Thursday, July 17, 2008. Herman Lahnemann of Bainsville; age 54 years. Beloved husband and best friend of Carolyn Lahnemann (nee Cordrey). Dear brother of Caroline Wasylyk (Peter) of Alberta and Ben (Jeanne) of British Columbia. Loving uncle of Stephanie, Steven and Jillian Wasylyk. Son of the late Harry Lahnemann and the late Leigh Lahnemann (nee Kranenburg). Cremation. A private family service will be held at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, Memorial Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of Munro & Morris Funeral Homes Ltd., 46 Oak St., Lancaster (613) 3473629

Received July 2.02


NEW AD - Obituaries (07/02/02)
LaPENSEE, Ronald Graham. 67 of Lake Lawson Road, New Ross, Lunenburg Co., passed away Thursday, June 27, 2002, at home. Born in Cornwall, Ontario, he was a son of Unia (Bray) LaPensee, Vancouver, B.C., and the late Percy LaPensee. He was a crane operator for 25 years with Dominion Engineering Company in Lachine, Montreal, Quebec, after which he and his son Graham owned and operated Movers World, Ville Lasalle, Quebec. He came to New Ross with his daughter and family seven years ago to start a new life with his family. He worked on the family farm selling fruits and vegetables and he helped his daughter with the paper delivery. He is survived by his son, Graham (Wendy), New Ross; Murray, Montreal; Johnny Riches LaPensee, Vancouver, B.C.; daughters Cindy Kim (Glenn) Higbee, New Ross; Sandra (Calvin) Challenger, Montreal; grandchildren, Graham Jr., Willie LaPensee, Shane Higbee, Ryan, Keven, Kyle, Sabrina Challenger; brothers, Wayne, Montreal; Georgie, Vancouver, B.C.; sisters Karen and Barbara, both of Vancouver, B.C.; Joan, Montreal; his former wife Noreen MacKenzie, Montreal. He was predeceased by his sister, Betty. No visitation by request. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, July 15, in H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, New Ross, Rev. Gordon Neish officiating. Memorial donations may be made to New Ross Minor Soccer Association.

Received Nov. 28.01

LIGHT, Gordon William Thomas. Peacefully in his ninety-seventh year on Saturday, November 24, 2001. Gordon William Thomas Light of South Glengarry, son of the late Lily and Thomas Light. Loving husband of the late Evlyn Light (Conway), proud Dad of Gordon Jr. (Susan) and Marilyn (Michael MacConaill), grand dad to Tania, Ivory and Corissa and very proud great grand dad of Zachary Jacob. A Bell Telephone Company Pioneer, Gordon will be missed by his many friends and neighbours. Relatives and friends may call at Munro & Morris Funeral Home, Oak Street Lancaster (613) 347-3629 on Wednesday November 28 from 7 to 9 p.m. and on Thursday November 29 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service will be held on Friday November 30, 2001 at St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church, South Lancaster at 11 a.m. Interment at St. John's Cemetery. Reception to follow. Flowers welcomed.
The Montreal Gazette, Area Code 514
Heather Umelas nee welcher

Received Aug 28.01


NEW AD - Deaths (08/28/01)
LOUGH, Gordon. At the Hotel Dieu Hospital, Cornwall, on Monday, August 27, 2001. Gordon W. Lough of Chapel Road, Apple Hill, Ontario; formerly of St. Lazare, Quebec; age sixty-nine years. Beloved husband of the former Shirley Passant MacLean and by a previous marriage the former Patricia Lang. Dear father of Warren Lough (Tracy) of Vaudreuil, Quebec, Kevin Lough of Victoria, B.C., Brian Lough (Gisele) and Catherine (Mrs. Jeff Porter) both of Mississauga and Janet Lough (Mrs. Tony Blunt) and Margaret (Mrs. Tom Theophilas) both of Pierrefonds, Quebec, Derrick MacLean (Carmelle) of Riviere Beaudette, Quebec, Scott MacLean (Carlyne) of Pointe Claire, Quebec, Heather (Mrs. Louis Gelinas) of Apple Hill, Joanne MacLean (Ken) of Laval West, Quebec, Susan (Mrs. Dino Bassanese) of Pierrefonds, Quebec and Cindy (Mrs. John Marino) of Beaconsfield, Quebec. Dear son of the late Dwight W. Lough and the late Nina M. Green. Dear brother of Graham Lough (Helen) of Boissevain, Manitoba and Myrna (Mrs. Jim Dreury) of Vernon, B.C. Also survived by many grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Resting at the Lahaie & Sullivan Cornwall Funeral Homes, West Branch, 20 Seventh Street West, (932-8482) from 2 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral Wednesday, August 29, 2001 for Service in St. Andrews's Presbyterian Church, Martintown at 1 p.m. followed by cremation. Rev. Ian MacMillan officiating. The family will be in attendance from 2 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and from 11 a.m. until time of Service on Wednesday. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family.


Received June 23.01


LEWIS, Reverend Dr. Harold Evan

Wednesday, November 18, 1998
LEWIS, Reverend Dr. Harold Evan
Passed peacefully into the presence of his Lord at the Royal Jubilee Hospital, November 11, 1998 after years of declining health. Born in England May 3, 1904 he arrived in Montreal at age three, where he attended school and worked for various companies prior to theological training at Moody Bible Institute, Chicago. Dr. Lewis was ordained in 1936 at Westmount Baptist Church, Montreal, and served numerous churches in the Baptist Convention of Ontario and Quebec including Town of Mount Royal, St. Henry, Bethel, Strathroy and Immanuel. Two summers were spent teaching pastors in Kenya. He had a special love for the work of the Canadian Baptist Overseas Mission Board (now Canadian Baptist Ministries) which he served as chairman. Following many years of active ministry, Dr. Lewis "retired" -but served in the BCOQ Department of the Ministry, as an encourager, assisting in the placement of pastors. There followed years of interim pastorates in Ontario churches of Georgetown, Belleville, Wheatley, Cornwall, Brantford and Madison Avenue in Montreal. At age 75, Dr. Lewis arrived in Victoria, December 1979, to serve as interim Senior Pastor of Emmanuel Baptist Church until March 1981. During that time, he served on the Board of the Mustard Seed Street Church. Dr. Lewis´ ministry will long be remembered by his congregations for the centrality of the WORD OF GOD in his preaching and for the helpful and encouraging aspects of his prayer ministry. Predeceased by his first wife and faithful partner in ministry, Beth; and his two brothers, William and Alfred; also on October 17, 1998, daughter-in-law, Barbara Lewis of Campbellford, Ontario. Survived by family members in Ontario: two sons, David (Ann), Etobicoke; and Keith, Campbellford; four grandchildren: Cathie (Paul) Cappuccitto, Robert, Wendy (Farley) Carter, Kimberley Lewis; eleven great-grandchildren -John Paul, Evan, Jessica, Alexandria, Jason, Peter, Jackson, Neil, Graham, Aislyn, David; two sisters-in-law, Margaret Cheshire in Montreal, Helen van Auken in Cortland, New York; and his loving wife since September 1981, Kory Regan in Victoria. Many close friends, young and old, will miss his wise and loving presence. A memorial service of celebration will be held at Emmanuel Baptist Church, 2121 Cedar Hill Cross Road at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, November 21, 1998 with Rev. John Wilton and Rev. Arthur Hadley officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations would be appreciated to the Canadian Baptist Ministries Sharing Way, 7185 Millcreek Drive, Mississauga, ON, L5N 5R4 or the Mustard Seed Food Bank, 625 Queens, Victoria, V8T 1L9. A memorial service is also being held at Immanuel Church, Toronto, on November 21, 1998. Interment of ashes at a later date at York Cemetery, Toronto. McCall´s of Victoria (250) 385-4465.


LESLIE, John R. A.

Saturday, November 20, 1999
LESLIE, John R. A.
On November 18, 1999, age 82, at Briargate Retirement Living Centre, Amherstview, Ontario. Predeceased by wife Claire. Survived by sister Marjorie and daughters Anne of Victoria, British Columbia, Jane of Kingston, Ontario, Patricia of Cornwall, Ontario, and Maureen of Comox, British Columbia and grandchildren Geoff, Mary, Jane, Andrew, David, Claire, Peter, Sophie, Sarada and Sasha. Also predeceased by wife Betty. Sincere appreciation for the care and love provided by the staff and Red Cross Homemakers at Briargate. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Red Cross Homemakers Service or to the Friends of Briargate, 4567 Bath Rd., Amherstview, Ontario K7N 1A8.

Laurette (nee Menard)
Peacefully at home on Thursday, October 28, 1999, at the age of 80. Beloved wife of the late Donat Landriault. Dear mother of Carmen Watters (Bill), Gaetan Landriault (Ginette) of Cornwall and Denis Landriault (Debbie) of Cambridge. Loving grandmother of Bill (Sylvie), Jo-Anne, Doug, Gini, Gina, Calvin, Wesley, Bethany, Melody, Christine. Great-grandmother of Billy and Danny. Survived by three sisters Agathe Brosseau, Gabrielle Raymond, Jeannine Lavigne and two sisters-in-law, Yvette Menard and Aline Peladeau. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins. There will be no visitation at the Funeral Home. As expressions of sympathy Mass requests for the repose of her soul would be appreciated by the family. A Commemoriative Mass followed by interment of the the ashes will be celebrated Saturday, November 20, 1999 at 11 at Paroisse Ste-Croix, Anthony Street in Cornwall. Relatives and friends are invited to attend.
Publication Date: 1999-10-30

Ottawa Citizen

Joseph Leo
In hospital, Pembroke, on Saturday, December 16, 2000 in his 74th year. J. Leo Leduc of 159 Noik Dr., Pembroke; beloved husband of Phyllis Leduc (nee Fabian). Dear father of Robert Leduc (wife Mary), Belleville; Ernie Leduc, Chrysler, ON; Leo Jr. (Barb), Round Lake Centre; Lorraine Cybulskie (husband Jim), Round Lake Centre; Alan Leduc (wife Francine), Ottawa; Judy Leduc, Pembroke; Gordon Leduc (wife Barbara), Pembroke and Claude Leduc (wife Kim), Ottawa. Predeceased by his daughter Sharon. Dear grandfather to 16 grandchildren. Brother of Laurier Leduc (wife Yoland), Chrysler and Albert Leduc (wife Lucille), Cornwall. Predeceased by his brothers Roland and Arthur Leduc. Visitation at the Malcolm, Deavitt & Binhammer Funeral Home, 141 Renfrew Street, Pembroke on Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and on Tuesday from 9:30 until 10:15 a.m. Funeral Mass in Our Lady of Lourdes Church on Tuesday, December 19th at 10:30 a.m. Interment in St. Columba's Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, donations to the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation or the charity of your choice would be appreciated.
Publication Date: 2000-12-18


Alice Agnes
At her residence on Tuesday, April 13, 1999. The former Alice Agnes (nee Brazeau) of Versa Care Center, Cornwall, formerly of Chateau Cornwall, age 89 years. Beloved wife of the late Joseph Albert Lusignan. Dear mother of Paul Lusignan (Viviane Lacelle) of Cornwall and Guy Lusignan (Marie Weir) of Nepean. Daughter of the late Evariste Brazeau and the late Winnifred Quinlan. Survived by one sister, Stella Brazeau of Richmond, Quebec. Predeceased by 4 brothers, Charles, Alban, Paul and Wilfrid Brazeau and by 4 sisters, Mabel, Martha, Marguerite and Patricia Brazeau. Survived by six grandchildren, Dr. Daniel Lusignan of Hamilton, Paula O'Brien (Gerald) of Blackburn Hamlet, Andrea Oatway (Paul) of North Gower, Mike Lusignan (Alison) of Kanata, Marc Lusignan (Jen Stoneham) and Susanne Lusignan, both of Ottawa. Also survived by 3 great-grandchildren, Shawna and Megan O'Brien and Samantha Oatway. Private family visitation and Funeral Liturgy were held in the chapel of the M. John Sullivan Funeral Home, 341 Pitt Street (across from city hall), Cornwall on Thursday, April 15, 1999 at 8:30 p.m. Followed by cremation. Rite of Committal in St. Columban's Parish Cemetery at a later date. The family respectfully requests memorial donations to the CNIB or the Versa Care Memorial Garden Fund.
Publication Date: 1999-04-16


1971 - 1999 Member Knights of Columbus Council 5571-Eastview Vanier. Suddenly at his residence in Ottawa on Tuesday, January 19, 1999; formerly of Cornwall; age 27 years. Loving son of Francois and Louise Lussier (nee Lussier) and dear brother of Chantal Stead (Robert). Sylvain leaves his first cherished niece Chelsea. Sadly missed by his grandparents, Armand and Rose Lussier and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Friends may call at the M. John Sullivan Funeral Home, 341 Pitt Street (across from city hall), Cornwall on Friday from 2-5 and 7-10 and on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until time of funeral. Funeral Saturday, January 23, 1999 for funeral mass in Ste Therese de Lisieux Church at 11 a.m. Cremation. Rite of Committal at a later date in Notre Dame Cemetery, Ottawa. The family respectfully requests donations to the Canadian National Institute for the Blind or the Canadian Mental Health Association (Cornwall Chapters)
Publication Date: 1999-01-22


LUSTGARTEN, (nee MYLES) Susan-Jane

Friday, December 17, 1999
LUSTGARTEN, (nee MYLES) Susan-Jane
Suddenly on 14 December, 1999, at her home ;Deauville Alexandria, Ontario. Devoted wife of Lionel. Predeceased by her parents Billie and Harry Myles and be her sister Dawn Dutfield. Loving sister of Saundra Thomson (husband Jim) and Chuck Myles (wife Joyce). Sister-in-law of Evee Podlog. Loving aunt of eight and great-aunt of ten. She will be fondly remembered by Lionel's children and grandchildren, also by many friends with whom she had actively participated in community projects as well as those in the Business and Professional Women's Club (North Toronto and Montreal). Relatives and friends may call at Munro & Morris Funeral Home, 114 Main Street S., Alexandria on Friday, 17 December, 1999 from 10 a.m. to the time of service in the funeral home chapel at 12 noon. In lieu of flowers or gifts, contribution to Canadian Research Society, or the Heart and Stroke Foundation or any charity of your choice.

Received June 22.01


Violet Mae
Peacefully in her sleep at Almonte on Saturday, January 1, 2000. Violet M. Lagroix formerly of Maxville and Metcalfe, age 87 years. Beloved wife and best friend of the late Dr. Donald M. Gamble and devoted mother of Reg (Gail) of Almonte and Susan of Nanticoke. Predeceased by her son; Donald. Mother-in-law of Gail Gamble of Ottawa. Grandma of Donnie (Kim), Marcia, Josh and Jake. Great-grandma of Donnie, Caleigh and Liam. Sister of Fred of Stittsville, Nellie (Mrs. Bill Barton) of Alexandria and Donald (Aurora) of Rochester, N.Y. Predceased by her sisters Mrs. Idella Merkley and Mrs. Pearl Boisvenue. Friends may call at the MUNRO & MORRIS FUNERAL HOME Maxville, Ontario On Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Tuesday to St. James Church, Maxville for Celebration of the Eucharist at 11 a.m. Interment St. James Parish Cemetery, Maxville. In lieu of flowers donations in memory of Vi may be made to Almonte County Haven or to the Patron's Fund of the Glengarry Highland Games would be much appreciated by her family.
Publication Date: 2000-01-02


Mary Ethel.
(CNR Retiree) at the Rainbow Residence, Alexandria, Ontario on January 4, 2001 aged eighty-eight years. Beloved daughter of the late Catherine Gaboury and Joseph Edouard Laporte. Dear sister of Estelle Creeley, Kay Dahl and Mary Trudeau (Maisie). Predeceased by her brothers Eddie, George and Ernest. Much loved by many nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer's Society would be appreciated. Resting at Collins Clarke MacGillivray white Funeral Home, 5644 Bannantyne Avenue Verdun (at Beatty) Funeral service in St. Willibrords Church, 351 Willibrord Avenue, Verdun on Tuesday, January 9 at 10:30 a.m. Visitation Sunday and monday from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m.
Publication Date: 2001-01-06


LUSTGARTEN Susan-Jane (nee Myles). Suddenly on December 14, 1999. At her home "Deauville" Alexandria, Ontario. Devoted wife of Lionel. Predeceased by her parents Billie and Harry Myles and by her sister Dawn Dutfield. Loving sister of Saundra Thomson (husband Jim) and Chuck Myles (wife Joyce). Sister-in-law of Evee Podlog. Loving aunt of eight and great-aunt of ten. She will be fondly remembered by Lionel's children and grandchildren, also by many friends with whom she had actively participated in community projects, as well as those in the Business and Professional Women's Club (North Toronto and Montreal). Relatives and friends may call at Murno & Morris Funeral Home, 114 Main Street S., Alexandria on Friday, December 17, 1999 from 10 a.m. to the time of service in the funeral home chapel at 12 Noon. In lieu of flowers or gifts, contributions to Canadian Cancer Research Society, or the Heart and Stroke Foundation or any charity of your choice. Publication Date: 1999-12-16


(nee Larocque). Peacefully passed away September 3, 1999 at the age of ninety-three years and nine months. Lea Larocque, wife of the late Henri Lefebvre (Atomic Transport) of Montreal, previously of Dalhousie, Quebec. She leaves to mourn her sons, Aurele (Nicole Dufour), Royal (Louise Girard), Clarence (Wanda Cheply); her daughters, Gloria (Romeo Lefevre), Claudette (Gaetan Emard), and their children, her sister Dorilla Larocque (Henri Demuth), her sister-in-law Gilberte Larocque, as well as several nephews and nieces. The family will receive condolences at Urgel Bourgie Funeral Complex, 3955 Cote-de-Liesse, St. Laurent. A liturgy will be held on Monday, September 6 at 8 p.m. in the chapel of the complex. Burial will take place in Glen Robertson, Ontario. Relatives and friends are welcomed to attend without further invitation. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Cerebral Palsy Foundation would be appreciated. Visitation Monday, September 6 from 1 to 10 p.m.
Publication Date: 1999-09-04

Heather Umelas nee Welcher

  • Ottawa, Citizen

    struthers Jerome
    At the Janet MacDonell Pavilion, Cornwall on Tuesday, April 17, 2001. Jerome Lalonde of Glen Robertson, age 76 years. Beloved husband of Pearl Lalonde (McIntosh). Dear father of Ronald (Karen) of Alexandria, Norman (Patricia) of Burlington, Ontario and Mary Catherine Brooker (David) of Glen Robertson. He will be sadly missed by his grandchildren Ashley and Jennifer Lalonde, Christina and Christopher Lalonde and Amelia, Ethan and Nicholas Brooker. Also survived by his sisters Mrs. Pauline Roussin (late Rolland), Mrs. Florence Montpetit (Maurice) both of Glen Robertson and Mrs. Cecile Lefebvre of Cornwall. Predeceased by his mother Anna (St. Onge) and his father, Henri Lalonde, his brother Raymond (late Marguerite Sauve) and by his two sisters, Dolorese (late George Lauzon) and Jeanne (Simon Sauve) of St. Eugene. Special thanks to the staff of the Ottawa Civic Hospital, Dialysis Unit and special thanks to the staff of the Janet MacDonell Pavillion, Cornwall. Relatives and friends may call at Munro & Morris Funeral Home (613-525-2772), 114 Main Street South, Alexandria from 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 19. Mass of Christian Burial will be held in St. Martin-de-Tours Roman Catholic Church, Glen Robertson on Friday, April 20, 2001 at 11 a.m. Interment Parish Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Ottawa Hospital Foundation Kidney Fund. Visitation hours, Thursday from 2 - 5 p.m. and 7 - 10 p.m. and on Friday from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
    Publication Date: 2001-04-19

    Montreal Gazette

    Standard Freeholder January 20, 1988

  • Lauber, my family and I are gratefully indebted to our friends, neighbors and Relatives during the recent bereavement in the loss of a very dear husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather GEORGE LAUBER. For expressions of sympathy, acts of kindness and floral tributes, Mass cards and donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Special thanks to Dr. Miller and nurses on the second floor ICU Hotel Dieu for their kindness. Father Houle, Sister Ann for their comfort. Father Laurier Rivet, organist Jean Paul Legage, grandson for pallbearers, ladies who really helped and served lunch. Very special thanks to LaHale & Sullivan Funeral Home for their service.

    Heather Umelas nee Welcher

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