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McDONALD, Shirley Ruby (nee Sheppard)

Obituary Notice of from Sullivan Funeral Home web site
SIMSER, Adeline (Abrams) - Passed away on Friday, April 5, 2013, age 94 years. Adored wife of the late Patrick Allan Simser. Loving mother of Patricia "Patsy" Weiler (Frank), Ann Martell (Rod) and Kathy Simser. Beloved grandmother of Peter Weiler (Tracey), Stephen Weiler, Brenda Laframboise and great-grandmother of Jessica and Elisha Weiler and Tabatha Laframboise. Survived by one sister Barbara Sanderson. Predeceased by her parents Donald and Anna (MacDonald) Abrams, brothers Donald John, Vincent (Marjorie), Austin (Joan), Robert, Billy (Shirley) and sister Anna Sanderson. Friends will be received at the M. JOHN SULLIVAN FUNERAL HOME, 341 Pitt Street (across from city hall) Cornwall on Monday from 2-4pm and 7-9pm and on Tuesday from 9-10am. Funeral Mass, Tuesday, April 8, 2013 at St. Columban's Catholic Church at 10:30am, followed by Cremation. Rite of Committal, Woodlawn Cemetery at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to Heartwood or the Alzheimer's Society would be appreciated by the family. Condolences may be left at All members of St. Columban's C.W.L. are requested to assemble at the Funeral Home on Monday, April 8, 2013 at 3pm for visitation and prayers for the late Adeline Simser.
awf 4/29/13

Received Sep 20, 2001


Deaths (09/19/01)
SOOKMAN, Julius (Jay). At the Cornwall General Hospital, Cornwall, Ontario on Monday, September 17, 2001 age seventy-eight years. Retired proprietor of Jay's General Store, Marlborough Street, North Cornwall. Beloved husband of the late Bertha (Betty) Hytner; and loving companion of Sheila Pearl of Cornwall. Loved father of Bernard Sookman (Rosemary), Hudson, Quebec; Thelma Sookman, Toronto; and Harold Sookman of Montreal. Cherished grandfather of Sarah-Grace, and Micah Sookman. Predeceased by his parents Baruch and Sara-Golda Sookman. Dear brother of Clara (Harriet) Rosenbaum (Henry), of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and the late Larry Sookman, Montreal. (Funeral service will be held in Beth-El Congregation Synagogue on Friday, September 21, 2001 at 11 a.m.) Rabbi Aaron-ben Tovim officiating. Burial to follow in Beth-El Congregation Cemetery, Ingleside, Ontario. If so desired, contributions in Jay's memory may be made to the Royal Canadian Legion Poppy Fund, or the Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB). Funeral arrangements under the care and direction of Wilson Funeral Home, 822 Pitt Street, Cornwall.
The Montreal Gazette, Area Code 514

Received July 14, 2001


Peacefully at the Community Nursing home, Alexandria on Monday, May 1, 2000. Age ninety-six years. Hilda Marion Smith, formerly of R.R. #1, Apple Hill. Beloved daughter of the late Joseph Smith and the late Fanny Bridges. Loving sister of Arita LeClair. Predeceased by three brothers, Roy, Sam, Lawrence and two sisters, Vera LeClair and Stella Smith. Will be sadly missed by several nieces, one nephew and their families. Relatives and friends may call at Munro & Morris Funeral Home, 114 Main Street, South Alexandria on Friday, May 5 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Saturday, May 6, 2000 at 1 p.m. followed by cremation. Donations to the Ontario SPCA, P.O. Box 52, 550 Boundary Rd., Cornwall, Ont. K6H 5S3 would be appreciated.
Publication Date: 2000-05-03


William (Bill) Charlton.
Peacefully at home on Thursday, September 23, 1999 in Cornwall, in his seventy-fourth year. Beloved husband of Vivian Shipley (nee Turnau). Devoted father of Gordon (Jeanne), Janet (David) Mingie and Susan Shipley Meanor. Cherished Grandpa of Julie, Matthew, Bryan, Joanne, Valerie, Peter, Ethan and Emma. Longtime association with Macdonald College of McGill University. Visitation at McArthur Bros & MacNeil Funeral Home and Chapel, 428 Second Street East on Saturday, September 25, from 7 to 9 p.m. and Sunday, September 26, from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9p.m. Funeral services will be held on Monday, September 27, at 2:30 p.m. in St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, South Lancaster, Ontario. Rev. Ian MacMillan officiating. Cremation to follow. Sincere thanks to the Community Care Access Center for their supportive and professional assistance. Donations to the Parkinson's Society would be appreciated.
Publication Date: 1999-09-25

Received June 23, 2001


SMITH, Janet Isabel (nee Mayhew)

Wednesday, February 25, 1998
SMITH, Janet Isabel (nee Mayhew)
Age 98, of Pembroke, Ontario, wife of the late Harry S. Smith, former owner of Smith´s Clothing Co., of Pembroke and Cobden. Dear mother of Shirley Smith, Pembroke and Dr. James Smith and his wife Sherley-Ann, Thunder Bay. Sister of the late J. W. Mayhew and Pat, Napanee and Mrs. Ruth Kernaghan, Oshawa. Dear grandmother to Harry Smith (Barbara); Sarah Smith; Tony Smith and Rebecca Smith. Great-grandmother to Jake. Isabel was a member of Calvin United Church, Pembroke and took part in many activities in the church and community. She conducted a discussion group (FIAT - First In All Things) of 25 young men for 5 years, each Sunday morning. Isabel was an active person and enjoyed swimming daily for twenty years. She won the championship in swimming for the Heart Association for Ontario at the age of 84. She was an active member of the Pembroke Civic Hospital; President of the Alexander Club; member of the Board of Governors; Chairman of Group 16 of the Hospital Association which included all hospitals from Deep River to Cornwall, as well as Ottawa. Isabel was second President of the Pembroke & District Canadian Club. She was an active curler and was President of the Ladies Section. By request there was no funeral home visitation. A Memorial Service will be held in the Chapel of Marionhill, Pembroke, on Friday, February 27th at 11:00 a.m. Spring interment of ashes in the Calvin-First Presbyterian Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy donations to the charity of choice would be appreciated. Arrangements by the Malcolm, Deavitt & Binhammer Funeral Home, 141 Renfrew St., Pembroke.


STILES, Honourable George A. (Bill)

Monday, September 21, 1998
STILES, Honourable George A. (Bill)
Retired Judge of the District Court of Ontario, peacefully at the Glen-Stor-Dun Lodge, formerly of Prevost Point, Glen Walter. Beloved husband of Edith Webster. Dear father of Michael, Mark (Anne Taylor) and Shirley McGlynn (Michael). Survived by six grandchildren: Eric, Justin, Zachary, Keely, Philip and Timothy. Predeceased by parents George and Ida and sister Shirley Woollcombe. Memorial Service at Trinity Anglican Church, Cornwall, 11:00 a.m. Monday, September 21. To honour Bill´s previously expressed wish, there will be no visitation. If so wished, donations may be made to the Restoration Fund of Trinity Anglican Church.



Saturday, February 13, 1999
Peacefully, after a prolonged struggle, at the Janet Macdonell Pavilion Cornwall, on Tuesday, February 9, 1999. The former Elma Jean Woolner formerly of 41 Amelia Street, Cornwall; age 95 years. Beloved wife of the late Edwin (Ted) Scully. Dear mother of Dr. Patricia Irwin (wife of Dr. Maxwell Irwin) of R.R. #1, Long Sault. Loving grandmother of Debra Foster (Rob), Ted Irwin (Linda), Dr. Paul Irwin (Lise) and Heather Irwin Peters (Iggie) and great-grandmother of Christopher Jonathan, Matthew, Brendon, David, Laura, Alexandra, Dayna and Maxwell. Dear daughter of the late James Woolner and the late Elma Hagey. Predeceased by one sister, Mary Isabel Woolner. Rested privately at the LahAie & Sullivan Cornwall Funeral Homes, West Branch, 20 Seventh Street West, (613-932-8482) followed by cremation. A private family Service will be held on Monday February 15, 1999 in the Memorial Chapel of the Funeral Home Rev. Peter Praasma officiating. Interment of cremated remains will take place at a later date in Woodland Cemetery, Kitchener. As expressions of sympathy, Memorial Donations to either the Palliative Care Cornwall General Hospital or Hotel Dieu Hospital, or to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.


Jonathan and Janet (nee Torrie) wish to announce the birth of their daughter Taryn Viola born on Thursday, June 7, 2001 at 9:55 p.m. at the Ottawa General weighing 7lbs. 13 ozs. A baby sister for Torianne. Proud grandparents are Art and Viola Torrie of Cornwall, Ontario and Martin and Eileen Smith of Burlington, Ontario. Great grandchild for Evelyn Torrie of Kazabazua, Quebec.
Publication Date: 2001-06-09OTTAWA CITIZEN

Janet, Steve and big brothers Cameron and Graham are delighted to announce the arrival of William Stephen on April 23, 2001, weighing 9 lb. 3 oz. Proud grandmothers are Shirley Schade of Cornwall and Irene Saunders of Pointe Claire, Quebec. Special thanks to Dr. Legault and Anne of the Queensway Carleton Hospital. Publication Date: 2001-05-05

Received June 22, 2001


From Vankleek Hill, passed away on Saturday, January 9, 1999 at the age of 54. Son of the late Germaine Lefebvre and Napoleon Sauve and his wife (Eva Lefebvre) of Alexandria. Father of Julie Sauve of Oshawa and Caroline Sauve of Ottawa. Mr Sauve was Municipal Clerk for the town of Vankleek Hill for 25 years. Survived by many uncles, aunts, cousins, nephews, nieces and friends. Friends may call at the Berthiaume Funeral Home Ltd., 103 High St., Vankleek Hill, Ontario (613) 678-3000, Friday from 2 to 5 and 7 to 10, Saturday from 11:30. A service will be held at the St-Gregoire Church in Vankleek Hill on Saturday, January 16, 1999 at 2 p.m. Interment St.-Gregoire Cemetery in Vankleek Hill, Ontario. For those who wish donations to the Ottawa Regional Cancer Centre Foundation, 501 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario, K1H 8L6 would be appreciated. For your condolences by fax (613) 632-1065 or by email
Publication Date: 1999-01-14


1922 - 2000. Passed away peacefully at Sacre-Coeur Hospital in Montreal on October 10, 2000. Beloved husband of Louise Macdonald, loved and dear father of Madeleine Oostindie (Paul), Robert (Anne), Michael (Robyn), Anne (Gary), Peter (Lynn) and Elaine Girgis (Sami); loving grandfather to Mark, Catherine and Daniel. He was the son of the late George D. Sabourin (Dick) and Emma Lalonde. He is survived by his sisters and brothers, Rosanna, Bella, Laurier, Solomon and Bert, and predeceased by his brothers Dick and Alphonse, and his sister Emily. Rolland had a quiet nature and was an avid sports enthusiast. He was a very generous man who believed in supporting many charities. He retired from Northern Electric Co. (Nortel) several years ago. Visitation at Komitas Funeral Home, 5180 rue de Salaberry, Montreal, on Thursday, October 12 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. On Friday, October 13 in his old hometown of Alexandria, Ontario, visitation is from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at Munro & Morris Funeral Home, 114 Main South, Alexandria. Funeral will follow at 11:30 a.m. at St. Finnan's Cathedral. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the charity of your choice.
Publication Date: 2000-10-12


Passed away peacefully on February 9, 2000 at the Glengarry Memorial Hospital, Alexandria. Jeanne Shannon (nee Chartrand) aged ninety years, of the Maxville Manor. Beloved wife of the late Richard John Shannon. Loving mother of Brian Shannon of Alexandria. Dear aunt of Andre Briere of St. Eustache, Quebec. There will be no visitation in the funeral home. A memorial mass will be held at a later date in the spring. Interment of cremated remains in Cimetiere St. Laurent, Montreal, Quebec. Arrangements by Munro and Morris Funeral Home, Alexandria (613) 525-2772. Donations to the Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated by the family.
Publication Date: 2000-02-11

Received Wed, 30 May 2001

Ottawa Citizen, May 30, 2001

NEW AD - Deaths (05/30/01)
St. PIERRE, Irene (nee Struthers) At Versa Care Centre, Cornwall on Tuesday, May 29, 2001 at 8:30 a.m. Irene St. Pierre (nee Struthers), formerly of Lancaster in her 81st year. Loving wife of the late Wilfrid St. Pierre. She leaves her children, Beatrice (Walter Levitsky), Jean-Francois (Patricia Garreau), Bernard (Pauline Hilder) all of Ottawa, Suzanne (Jean Lafleche) of Cornwall, Yolande (Leo Savard) of Aylmer, Vincent of Ottawa, Reine Marie (Jack Smith) of Shawville, Patrice (Madeleine Montreuil) and Yves (Patty Willard) both of Lancaster. She says good-bye to her 22 grandchildren, Nicholas, Eric, Sarah, Renee, Matthew, Caroline, Marc, Daniel, Emilie, Andre, Alexandre, Elizabeth, Tamika, Stephanie, Shaun, Bernard, Thomas, Samantha, Laura, Danielle, Luc and Michelle and her 2 great grandsons, Justin and William. Daughter of the late William Struthers and the late Rose Delisle. Dear sister of Marie Rose, Yvonne (Emile Leger), Georges, Rodolphe (Rita), Sister Beatrice Struthers, Edouard (Carmen) and Marguerite (Andre). Predeceased by her sister Cecile and by her brother Leo. Relatives and friends may call at Munro & Morris Funeral Home, 200 Oak Street, Lancaster (613-347-3629) from 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 31, 2001. The Funeral Mass will be held in St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Lancaster on Friday, June 1, 2001 at 1:00 p.m. Interment to follow in the Parish Cemetery. If so desired, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Cornwall & District - P.O. Box 1852, Cornwall, Ontario K6H 9Z9. The family will be in attendance on Thursday from 2-5 p.m. and 7-10 p.m. and on Friday from 11:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.
Ottawa Citizen, Area Code 613

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