A-Funeral Notices & Obituaries
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Aalto, Paul E.
(CJ) - Chronicle Journal - (FWDTJ) Fort William Daily Times Journal - (PANC) Port Arthur News Chronicle
Mon 20 Oct 1941 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The funeral of Baby Paul Eugene, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. George Aalto, was held Wednesday afternoon from the home near here. Burial was on the farm.
The baby died October 12.
21 Feb 1931 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The death occurred February 19 of
Margaret, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Abbott, Arthur Street Road. Burial will take place in Stanley Cemetery.
Abbott, Matthew James
Wed 24 Apr 1957 Fort William Daily Times Journal
Matthew James Abbott,
82, of R.R. 2 Arthur Street, died suddenly at 8:30 a.m. today of a heart seizure. He was at home at the time. Born at Kinnebeck, Frontenac County,
Ontario, he came 55 years ago to Paipoonge Township. He was a member of the United Church of Murillo and a school trustee for Paipoonge. He received
his education in Carthage, new York. He married Miss Margaret Larabee in 1907 at the Murillo United Church. He is survived by his wife; three sons,
Donald, at home; Alvin, R.R.2; and Matthew, Edward Street, Fort William, and a daughter Mrs. D. Gerow, Rossport. Also surviving are one brother Howard
of New York State; two sisters, Mabel and Elizabeth of Carthage, N.Y. and eight grandchildren. He was predeceased by a son Larry and three daughters,
Lilla, Eveline and Inez. Funeral services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. in the Jenkens Funeral Home with Rev. D.F. Hilton of Murillo United Church
officiating. Interment will be in the family plot, Stanley Hill Cemetery.
4 Apr 1946 The Trentonian, Trenton, Ont
Suddenly at his home, 96 Princess Street,
Trenton, on March 29, the death occurred of George Adair, age 63 years. A well known resident of this community for 36 years, he was an employee of the
C.N.R. shop but had been retired for the past two years. He was a member of the United Church. Previous to coming to Trenton, he lived in Oshawa, Parry
Sound and Perth. The deceased was born Newton, Stewart, Scotland, on August 31 1887, son of John Adair, now in his 93rd year at Havelock, and the late
Mrs. Adair. In addition to his aged father, the deceased is survived by his widow, Eva Adair (Hutton), two daughters, Mrs. N. Hill of Havelock and Mrs.
Margaret Pringle, Toronto, and three sons, Arnold of Vancouver, Roblin of Consecon, and Victor of Trenton, also three brothers, John of Alberta, Thomas
of Oshawa , and Alex of Newcastle. He was predeceased by his first wife, Estella Hawley, 19 years ago. The funeral was held at the family residence on
Monday with the Rev. J.G. McKee officiating. The bearers were Harry Scarlett, Elmer Webb, James Hutton, Douglas Tyler, Gerald Tyler and Norman O'Hara.
Interment was made in Mount Evergreen cemetery.
Adams, Edwin John
9 Feb 1935 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The funeral of Edwin John Adams
will be held tomorrow (Sunday) afternoon from Blake's funeral chapel at 4 o'clock. Services will be conducted by Rev. R. Cundy, of First Presbyterian
Church, Westfort and the Chaplain to the local branch of the Canadian Legion. The funeral will be under the direction of the Fort William Branch of
the Canadian Legion. Burial will take place in the spring in the Lady Grey Chapter, I.O.D.E. Military plot.
Adliff, Alice (Robbins)
Mon 27 Feb 1984 The Chronicle Journal
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Thurs 6 Nov 1941 Port Arthur News Chronicle
Fred Adliff, 60, homesteader, living alone on
Lot 1, Concession 3, Scoble Township, was found dead last night in his cabin. Apparently death was due to heart disease and no inquest will be held.
Neighbors for some days had missed Mr. Adliff. Last night they went to his cabin and forced their way in, the windows being barred and the door locked.
Apparently Mr. Adliff was preparing to retire when he was overcome. The body was taken to the Chapel, 226 South Syndicate Avenue, Fort William, to await
burial arrangements. Constable A. Eady of the Fort William detachment of the Provincial Police, and Dr. J.W. Cook, district coroner, went to the cabin to
make an investigation. Mr. Adliff was born in Grey County, Ontario and had lived in Scoble Township for fifteen years. He was a member of the Lutheran Church.
He is survived by three brothers, Charles of Slate River; Edward of Owen Sound; William of Kisbey, Saskatchewan; two daughters, Emma, Mrs. William Klages,
Grey County; and May, Mrs. Mrs. Henry Fritz, Detroit. The funeral will be held Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Funeral Chapel, 226 South Syndicate
Avenue to the Lutheran Cemetery at Scoble.
Wed 11 Apr 1945 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The body of Doris Ahlgren, 8-year-
old drowning victim, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Waino Puusaari, Shebandowan, who met death Sunday when she fell through melting ice on Lake Shebandowan,
was brought to Port Arthur yesterday afternoon following release of the body by Coronoer Dr. J.W.Cook. Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock tomorrow
afternoon in the Everest and Son Funeral Chapel. Rev. R.W. Heikkinen of the Finnish Lutheran Church will officiated and burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.
Tues 3 July 1956 Fort William Daily Times Journal
Tues 29 Jan 1946 Fort William Daily Times Journal
Chris Aho, 66, Kaministiquia died in Port Arthur
Hospital yesterday afternoon. His wife and family survive. The body rests in the Everest Funeral Chapel pending further announcement.
Aho, Chris Fri 8 Feb 1946 Fort William Daily Times Journal*****
A large gathering of friends drawn for miles around
the Kaministiquia district came to pay their last respects at the funeral service yesterday afternoon in the Community hall, Kaministiquia, of Chris Aho, 66, well
known and popular figure of the community who died Monday January 28. The funeral coach left the Everest Funeral Chapel, Port Arthur, at one o'clock for the services
at Kaministiquia at two which were conducted by Rev. R.W. Heikkinen of the Finnish Lutheran Church. During the services two Finnish hymns were sung and burial was
in the Dog River Cemetery. Pallbearers were; O. Hendrickson, J. Nelson, V. Holm, V. Sarni, E. Hasu and E. Korpela.
Fri 28 Nov 1924 Fort William Daily Times Journal
Finmark - The death occurred on Wednesday afternoon,
November 26, about six o'clock at the home of A. Waissanen, of Eino, the eight-month-old son and only child of Mr. and Mrs. Onni Aho. The little fellow had been a
strong, healthy child up to last Saturday, when he took sick, but the illness was not regarded as serious until early Wednesday afternoon, when he became worse and
passed peacefully away before he could be brought into the city for medical attention. The bereaved parents have the sympathy of all in their sad loss. The remains,
which were accompanied by the parents and Messrs. N. Maki and Eino Oikenen, were taken Thursday to Port Arthur where intermnet will take place.
Aho, Fanny Palo, Mrs. Urho
Mon 11 July 1938 Fort William Daily Times Journal
Lakehead citizens today learned with regret of the death at noon yesterday in hospital here of Mrs. Urho Aho, wife of Urho Aho, well-known timber contractor.
She succumbed following an illness of about two years duration and which had prevented her from taking part in any community activities during that time. She
was fifty years of age. Born in Finland, Mrs. Aho came to Canada in 1911 coming directly to the head of the lakes. In 1913 she was married to Urho Aho at Port
Arthur and they established their home at Sunshine in close proximity to Mr. Aho's work. Their home was at Sunshine until 1931 when the family moved to the city
and located at 303 Heron Street. She is survived by her husband and one son Sulo, at home. Also surviving are one grandson Werren, and one sister and one brother,
both residing in Finland. Mrs. Aho was well-known in the twin cities and district and was highly respected. She had made several return trips to her native land, the last trip being made slightly
more than two years ago. She was a member of the Finnish Lutheran Church. The funeral will be held tomorrow afternoon from the family home at 1:15 o'clock to the
Finnish Lutheran church at 1:30 o'clock. Burial will be in the Mountain View Cemetery. The body will be taken home at 10:30 o'clock tomorrow morning.
Aho, Fanny Palo, Mrs. Urho Mon 11 July 1938 Port Arthur News Chronicle*****
The death of Mrs. Urho Aho occurred
Sunday afternoon in hospital at Fort William. Mrs. Aho was 50 years of age, was a native of Finland coming to the Lakehead in 1911. She was married to Urho Aho
in 1913. In the same year they moved to Sunshine where they remained until 1931 when they moved to Fort William. Besides her husband, Mrs. Aho is survived by one
son Sulo, of 303 Heron Street, Fort William and one daughter Pearl at home. One grandson Wirren also survives in Fort William, while a sister and brother survive
in Finland. Mrs. Aho was a member of the Finnish Lutheran Church. The funeral will be held Tuesday afternoon from 303 Heron Street, Fort William, at 1:15 p.m. to the
Finnish Lutheran Church, Port Arthur where services will be conducted at 1:30 by Rev. J.E. Nopola of the Finnish Lutheran Church, Port Arthur. Interment will be in
Mountain View Cemetery.
Wed 12 Aug 1936 Port Arthur News Chronicle
The death occurred last night in hospital
of Mauri Aho, three months old son of Mr. and Mrs. Hugo Aho of Pardee Township. He is survived by his parents, a twin sister and another sister, Henna,
5. The funeral was held this afternoon at 3 o'clock from the Funeral Parlors, 299 Arthur Street with Rev. C. Arthur Olsen of Norwegian Lutheran Church.
Burial was in Riverside Cemetery.
22 Feb 1985 The Chronicle Journal
Mon 15 July 1935 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The death of Timely Aho, of Kivikoski, occurred on
Saturday night in a Port Arthur Hospital, aged 70. The funeral was held this afternoon from the Funeral Parlors, 299 Arthur Street, Port Arthur to Riverside Cemetery
11 July 1936 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The funeral of Walter Aho was held at 3:30 o'clock
yesterday afternoon from the Funeral Parlors 299 Arthur Street to Riverside Cemetery. Rev. J.E. Nopola of the Finnish Lutheran church, Port Arthur officiated. Pall
bearers: Aapo Nevala, Nijlo Aho, Otto Kivela, John Salo, A. Nousiainen and A. Heikkila.
Sat 23 May 1936 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The death of Urho Aho occurred in hospital here
this morning after a lengthy illness. He was 28 years of age and was born in Finland, and since coming to this country had been a prospector. He is survived by his
brother Werner, living at Nipigon and his parents who reside in Finland. His brother is expected to arrive here for the funeral which will be held from the Jenkens
and Son funeral home on Tuesday. Rev. J.E. Nopola of the Finnish Lutheran Church in Port Arthur will officiate and burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery.
Sat 5 Dec 1959 Port Arthur News Chronicle
Aho, Urho, age 70, of 200 Cameron Street. Died Thursday December
3, 1959. Surviving are his wife Vaino, at home. Son Sulo of 303 Heron Street., daughters Pearl, Mrs. R. Heino of Mokomon, Ellen and Irene both at home. There are seven
grandchildren. He was a member of the First Lutheran Church. Funeral service will be held Monday at 1:30 p.m. from the Jenken's Funeral Home, 226 Syndicate Avenue.,
Fort William, with Pastor W.A. Barta of the First Lutheran Church officiating.
Ahola, Baby Boy
Thurs 20 Aug 1931 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The friends of Mr. and Mrs. Eino
Ahola extend their heartfelt sympathy in the loss of their infant son who died on Monday night, the funeral being held on Wednesday afternoon. Rev. T. Robb
had charge of the services, interment taking place in the Free Methodist Cemetery.
Fri 5 Jan 1968 Fort William Daily Times Journal
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Sat 10 June 1950 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The funeral of Antti Ahonen, 75, of Murillo,
who died Tuesday was held at 2 p.m. Friday from Everest's Chapel to Riverside Cemetery. Rev. O.E. Aho of the Finnish Lutheran Church officiated. He was assisted
by Miss Aini Rantanen at the organ. Pallbearers were Alex and Nick Lampi, John Kangas, Nestor Saari, Oscar Mutkala, Karl Lahti.
Ahtila, John Walter
Thurs 24 Aug 1967 Fort William Daily Times Journal
A Ware Township man was found shot
to death a half-mile west of his home in a woodlot at 10 a.m. Wednesday. The body of John Walter Ahtila, 41, was discovered by his wife who notified OPP at Port
Arthur. Police said the man died from a bullet wound to the heart and a .303 Lee Enfield rifle was found near the body. There is no suspicion of foul play. Besides
his wife Eva whom he married in 1950 he is survived by two sons and three daughters, all at home; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Onni Ahtila, Kaministiquia; four
brothers, Walter in British Columbia; Eino, at McKenzie; and Taino and Waino, McIntyre Township; two sisters, Mrs. Lauri Jalava, 185 S. Windemere Ave., Port
Arthur, and Mrs. Ernie Kronrie, Winnipeg. Mr. Ahtila was born in Saskatchewan.
Sat 6 Dec 1952 Fort William Daily Times Journal
Miss Katherine Airola, 43,
Jumbo Gardens, died in Port Arthur Hospital Friday afternoon. She had been ill since childhood. Born in Intola, she was the daughter of Emma Airola
and the late William Airola. Flowers and radio programs were her hobbies. Miss Airola attended school in Intola and moved to Port Arthur with her
mother 15 years ago. Besides her mother, surviving is one sister Pearl, Mrs. E. Hostikka, 75 Parsons Avenue, Port Arthur. Other relatives survive
in Finland. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Monday from the Everest Funeral Chapel to Riverside Cemetery for burial. Rev. R.A. Peden will officiate.
Fri 10 Jan 1930 Port Arthur News Chronicle
The death occurred in McIntyre Township, Friday,
January 3, of William Airola, a resident of McIntyre for upwards of twenty years. Mr. Airola was well-known throughout the district. He was a composer of music
and talented band director. He was fifty-eight years old and is survived by his wife and two daughters, Pearl and Katherine. The funeral was held Wednesday afternoon
from the family home to the Community Hall where public service was held. "Abide With Me" and other hymns were sung by the choir and a male quartette. A ten-piece
orchestra played during the service. The funeral was attended upwards of 200 and 125 attended from Port Arthur and Fort William. Burial was in the Intola Cemetery
and the pallbearers were as follows; John Maki, John Polibenan, Oscar Bloom, Sr., Oscar Bloom, Jr., and Messrs. Kusispa and Hospicka.
Airola, William Fri 10 Jan 1930 Fort William Daily Times Journal*****
Ajala, Ynowaino Widemneri
The funeral of the late William Airola of McIntyre,
who died Friday January 3, was held yesterday afternoon from the family home to Intola community hall. Interment was made in the Intola Cemetery. The funeral was well
attended by many friends and relatives. A favorite hymn "Abide With Me" was sung. The late Mr. Airola was well known to many. He was a member of many Finnish
organizations and was also a composer of music. Besides his widow he is survived by two daughters, Pearl and Katie. The pallbearers were; John Maki, John Polivenn,
Oscar Blom, Sr., Oscar Blom, Jr., A. Kusisca and O. Kosticks.
Mon 13 Apr 1914 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The death occurred yesterday of
Ynowaino Widemneri Ajala, the two year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Ajala of Nallis, Ont. The cause of death was the result of burns received when a pail of scalding
water fell upon him. The body was brought into the city this morning on the 11:10 C.P.R. express. The funeral will be held tomorrow from the Finnish Lutheran Church.
Ajala, Ynowaino Widemneri Tues 14 Apr 1914 Fort William Daily Times Journal*****
The funeral of Ynowaino Widemneri
Ajala, two years old son of Mr. and Mrs. Ajala of Nallis, Ont was held this afternoon from the Finnish Lutheran church to Mountain View Cemetery
Mon 2 Feb 1942 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The death occurred in hospital late yesterday
of Mrs. Hilma Alanen, 58, wife of Matti Alanen of Silver Mountain. She had been in poor health for a year and a half. Mrs. Alanen, who was born in Finland, came
to the district 35 years ago. She was married to Mr. Alanen shortly after her arrival here, and they have made their home at Silver Mountain 33 years. Besides
her husband, she leaves four sons, Wilho, in Port Arthur; Weikko at Silver Mountain; and Sulo and Harvey, at home; a daughter, Helen, Mrs. William Miller, of
Sudbury; and one grandson, Wilbert Alanen. A sister lives in Finland. The body was removed to the Funeral Chapel, 299 Arthur Street, Port Arthur, while funeral
arrangements are being completed.
26 Dec 1951 Fort William Daily Times Journal
Matti Alanen, 75, who burned to death
in his one room shack near Nolalu. An over heated stove while the man slep was believed the cause of fire. At 10 p.m. Monday, a woman phoned police
from Nolalu that a shack on the Marks Road two miles from Nolalu had burned to the ground and that a man was belived to be in it. O.P.P. Constable Jack Allen
went to the scene and observed the remains of a body just inside the door of the on-room shack. The man was tentatively identified as Matti Alanen, father of
Vilho, Heikko and Harvey Alanen of Nolalu. Police believe the 75 year old man was awakened by the flames but was overcome before he could reach the door.
The body could not be removed until the following morning when the embers had died. Native of Finland and resident of the district for 28 years, Matti
Alanen had been an active farmer until his retirement in 1944. Prominent in community life he had been one of the founders of the Farmers Mercantile
Association and of the Finnish Organization. Sons Wilho, Weikko and Harvey Alanen are Nolalu residents; a daughter, Mrs. Helen Johnson of Nipigon Highway
is presently employed by the Great Lakes Company at Valora. The funeral will be held Friday from Sargent's Chapel at 2 p.m. to Riverside Cemetery with
services by Rev. Russell Peden.
Thurs 3 July 1947 Fort William Daily Times Journal
A 21-year-old girl whose cheery
smile and pleasant manner were known to hundreds of Fort William residents, died unexpectedly early today in McKellar Hospital. She was Mildred Alderdice of O'Connor,
a fountain clerk in White's Drug Store until illness forced her retirement from activity a few months ago. While she had been in failing health, her death was
unexpected and a shock to many friends in the city and the O'Connor district. Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Alderdice, she was born in Ireland and came to
Fort William with her parents 20 years ago. The family moved to O'Connor 14 years ago where she attended school. Miss Alderdice first entered hospital about
three months ago. Later she was released following treatment but was compelled to re-enter hospital when her condition failed to improve. While in Fort William
she had lived at 242 Brunswick Avenue. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church. Funeral services for Miss Alderdice will be held Saturday from Jenkens'
Chapel to O'Connor, where rites will be conducted in the Union Church at two o'clock. She will be buried in the O'Connor Cemetery. Surviving in addition to her
parents are a brother John, at home, a sister Madge, Mrs. Neil Ross of O'Connor and an uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas McComb, 42 North High Street,
Fri 16 Jan 1953 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The funeral of William Alderdice,
63, O'Connor farmer, who died Wednesday will be held at 1:45 p.m. Saturday from the Jenkens and Son Funeral Chapel to the family plot, O'Connor Cemetery.
Services will be held under auspices of Valley Lodge, LOL, 2100 with Rev. R.J. Parson, of the Murillo United Church officiating.
Sat 30 Apr 1932 Fort William Daily Times Journal
Following an illness of two years, Alphire
Allen, of McIntyre township, farmer, died this morning at his home. He was 72 years old and had come to this district from the province of Quebec 28 years ago.
Besides his wife he leaves five sons and three daughters. Cleophas, 729 Franklin Street South, Fort William; Leo, 235 Archibald Street south, Fort William;
Joseph, McIntyre Township; Dona and Josephat at home; Mrs. C. Nichollet, Mrs. A. Vaillant, and Mrs. E. Legros, all of Oliver Township. He is also survived
by 15 grandchildren. The funeral will be held on Monday morning from the home to Baird Roman Catholic Church for requiem high mass at 10 o'clock. Interment
will be made in St. Andrew's cemetery, Port Arthur.
Almgren, Eileen Marie
Wed 5 Sept 2007 Chronicle Journal
Tues 8 Nov 1955 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The funeral of Jarl Almgren, 88, of Kakabeka
Falls, long-time resident of the district, who died Saturday was held at 2 p.m. Monday from the George E. Blake Chapel to the family plot, O'Connor Cemetery. Rev.
Donald Hilton of Murillo United Church officiated at the largely attended services and there were many floral tributes. The minister offered condolences to the
bereaved family and W. Buchan, ATCM was at the chapel organ for the hymns "Abide With Me" and "Rock Of Ages" Pallbearers were E.J. Weeks, John Enders, John and
Richard Ball, Wilmar Leiterman and James Edgar.
Almgren, Jarl, Mrs.
Tues 4 Aug 1936 Port Arthur News Chronicle
Mrs. Jarl Almgren, 50, a resident of
Kakabeka Falls for the past sixteen years, died yesterday afternoon in hospital here after a short illness. She was born in Sweden. Besides her husband she
is survived by three sons, Gustaf, Gunnar, and George. A sister, Mrs. Charles Blad, lives in Prescott, Ontario. The funeral will be held at 1:15 tomorrow
afternoon from the Funeral Parlors, 21 North Court Street, to O'Connor Cemetery, where a service will be held at 2:30 under the direction of Rev. C. A.
Olsen of the Norwegian Lutheran Church, Port Arthur.
Almgren, (Rena) Joyce
Thurs 2 Nov 2006 The Chronicle Journal
Alton, Mrs. (Hannah)
Fri 27 Feb 1920 Fort William Daily Times-Journal
Cloud Bay also are having a heavy siege of sickness and on Friday Mrs. Alton passed away. She was the mother of three small children, the youngest being four months.
The father and children all have been very ill and had it not been for the good work of Mr. and Mrs. Downs, the toll would no doubt have been much heavier as Mrs.
Downs took the whole family home and did all in her power for them. Rev. R. Dewar passed through there on Monday morning to conduct the funeral service and on his
return spoke highly of the kindness of Mr. and Mrs. Downs to the sick.
Mon 5 June 1944 Fort William Daily Times Journal
Andrew Anderson, age 80 was found dead
Saturday evening about one-half mile from his home. He had recently been discharged from hospital and was suffering from heart trouble. His wife predeceased him
about ten years ago. Surviving is one son John Anderson, Pasco, Texas; a step-son, Gust Piekola in Wisconsin.
Anderson, Andrew Wed 7 June 1944 Port Arthur News Chronicle*****
Anderson, Anga (Mrs. Eric)
The funeral of Andrew Anderson, Intola, who died
Saturday will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Chapel, 299 Arthur Street, to Riverside Cemetery. Services will be conducted by Rev. R.W.Heikkinen.
Mon 14 May 1934 Port Arthur News Chronicle
A prominent figure in the community of
Finmark, Mrs. Eric Anderson, 49, a native of Sweden and a resident of this district for the past twenty-three years died yesterday. Besides her parents, she is
survived by two daughters, Betty, 17, who is attending Port Arthur Collegiate Institute, and Annie, 12, at home; one son, Sidney, 7, at home and two brothers,
Frank of Bismark, N.D. and Edward of Jamestown, N.Y. The body will be shipped to Finmark tomorrow morning where funeral will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2
o'clock, Rev. H. J. Barnes of the Pentecostal Church conducting the services.
Anderson, Anga (Mrs. Erick) Mon 14 May 1934 Fort William Daily Times Journal*****
The death occurred yesterday
in a Port Arthur Hospital yesterday afternoon of Mrs. Eric Anderson, 49, of Finmark following a short illness. Born in Sweden, Mrs. Anderson came to this district
23 years ago. She leaves her husband, one son, Sidney, 7; and two daughters, Annie, 12 at home; Betty, 17 attending the Port Arthur Collegiate Institute. She also is
survived by two brothers, Frank Sandstrom of Bismark, North Dakota, and Edward of Jamestown, New York. The body will be shipped tomorrow morning to Finmark. The funeral
will be held at two o'clock on Wednesday afternoon from the family home to Finmark Cemetery with the Rev. H. Barnes of the Pentecostal Church officiating.
Tues 8 Mar 1927 Port Arthur News Chronicle
Arthur Anderson, aged twenty-six years,
died Saturday in Marks Township following a lengthy illness at the home of his father-in-law, A. Raatikainen. The deceased was born in the United States
but has resided in Ontario for twenty years. Besides his widow he leaves three children, Lena, 5 years, Arthur, 3 years and Ida, 8 months. Mrs. Kari,
Jellicoe, and Miss Olga Anderson, Port Arthur are sisters. The funeral will be held from A. Raatikainen's residence Friday at 1 p.m. Rev. Hervi, of Port Arthur,
Wed 6 Oct 1937 Port Arthur News Chronicle
The funeral of August Anderson of Pass Lake,
who died last Saturday, was held yesterday afternoon at 2:30 from the Funeral Home, 21 North Court Street to Riverside Cemetery. Rev. K. Jensen of the Danish
Lutheran Church at Pass Lake condcuted the service which was largely attended by residents of the Lakehead and Pass Lake district. Mr. Anderson had lived in
Pass Lake since 1924 and was employed as postmaster in 1926, which position he held till his death. It was Mr. Anderson who donated the property for the
Lutheran Church and cemetery at Pass Lake. The pallbearers were A. Ulvang, M. Jorgenson, F. price, C. Jacobson, C. Hansen and T. Anderson.
Wed 2 Dec 1931 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The death occurred in McKellar Hospital
yesterday afternoon of Carl Anderson, for 15 years a resident of Murillo. The funeral will be held at Murillo United Church Friday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock
with interment in Stanley Hill Cemetery.
Wed 24 July 1935 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The death of Mrs. Gerda Anderson, of
Kakabeka Falls, occurred in a Fort William Hospital last night after a lengthy illness. She was 30 years of age. She is survived by her husband, Swan Anderson
of Kakabeka Falls, her father John Nordstrom, of Kakabeka Falls; three brothers, Fred of Conmee, and Gus and Ralph, both of Kakabeka Falls, and two sisters,
Mrs. E. Weeks and Mrs. D. Bruce, both of Kakabeka Falls. Mrs. Anderson was born in Fort William and had lived all her life in Thunder Bay District. The funeral
will be held tomorrow afternoon leaving the Blake Funeral Chapel for services at the Conmee Cemetery at 2:30 o'clock. Rev. D. McIvor of First Church United
Thurs 31 Dec 1925 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The death occurred yesterday afternoon
of Oscar Anderson, for ten years a farmer of Ellis. Mr. Anderson had been ill for many months. His widow and three children survive. The funeral will be held
Sunday afternoon with interment in Finmark Cemetery.
Anderson, Stanley Richard
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Anderson, Viola Jennie
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29 May 1956 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The funeral of John Annala, 82, one of the
original settlers of the Nolalu District, who died Tuesday was held at 2.pm.m Thursday in the Jenkens Funeral Home, services conducted by Rev. J.w. Sippola,
of the Finnish Lutheran Church. Two Finnish hymns were sung, with organ accompaniment by Mrs. Aini Haavisto. Services were largely attended by friends of the
Nolalu area and both cities, with many beautiful floral tributes received. Interment was in the family plot, Mountain View Cemetery. Pallbearers were grandchildren
Wilbert Jacobson, James Williams and Roger Annala, and brothers Ray, Leslie and Jack Kosola.
Thurs 1 Sept 1932 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The death occurred in McKellar Hospital
yesterday afternoon of Baby Paul, 3-months-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Antosyk, 508 McDonald Street. Besides his parents he is survived by six brothers
and three sisters. They are; Walter, Louis, Tony, Peter, Michael, Alexander, Helen, Stella and Pauline. The funeral was held this afternoon at 2 o:clock
from the family residence to the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church. Interment was in Arthur Street Cemetery. Rev. Father Vodicka officiated.
Wed 17 Mar 1937 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The death occurred in a Port Arthur Hospital
on Monday of Henry Antti, aged two years, son of Mr. and Mrs. Emil Antti, of Flett. Surviving are the parents, four sisters and one brother. The funeral will be
held on Saturday with a service at 9 o'clock Saturday morning at the Funeral Parlors, 299 Arthur Street, Port Arthur, followed by a service at Flett at eleven o'
clock. Rev. J.E. Nopola of the Finnish Lutheran Church will officiate and interment will be in the Ellis Cemetery.
Anttonen, Allan Edward
Tues 9 Sept 1930 Port Arthur News Chronicle
Allan Edward Anttonen, three-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Anttonen, Nolalu, died inMcKellar Hospital last night, from injuries received while playing
in the yard of his home yesterday morning. It is believed that the injuries were received by being kicked or trampled on by one of the calves which the youngster
was chasing along the yard. According to the story told, his parents, the little boy was playing in the yard, about 10 o'clock yesterday morning. His father was
in the yard, while his mother was in the house. He was playing with some calves when his parents heard him crying. When they reached him, he was holding his abdomen,
and was intense pain. He was immediately rushed to hospital, but medical attention could do nothing for him, and he died about 8:15 o'clock last night. A medical
examination showed that he had died of injuries received by being kicked or trampled on, the lower portion of the stomach being badly crushed. Allan Anttonen is
survived by his parents, two sisters and two brothers. The funeral will be held on Thursday from the family home to Nolalu Cemetery.
Mon 6 Nov 1967 Fort William Daily Times Journal
Mrs. Amalia Arnonen, age 85, of 128 First
Street, Nipigon, died Sunday nov. 5, 1967 in Nipigon Memorial Hospital. Member of Emanuel Lutheran Church in Nipigon. Survived by her husband John, one niece,
Mrs. Matti Maki of Port Arthur. Other relatives in Finland. Predeceased by one son Arvo in 1920. Resting at the Lawrence Funeral Home, 175 Railway St., Nipigon
until Wednesday, November 8 at 12 noon, thence to Grace United Church for funeral service at 2 p.m., Rev. E. Vincent officiating. Interment Cliffside Cemetery, Nipigon.
Aro, John Eric
Mon 14 Apr 1947 Port Arthur News Chronicle
John Eric Aro, 59, died suddenly at his farm
home on Whitefish Lake at Suomi last evening. Born in Finland, he had been farming at Suomi 24 years. Surviving are his wife and son Arvo. The funeral will
be held Thursday at 12 noon from the Chapel, 21 North Court Street North, to Suomi, where service will be conducted at 2 o'clock by Rev. R.W. Heikkinen of
the Finnish Lutheran Church. Burial will be in Suomi Cemetery.
Mon 11 Dec 1916 Fort William Daily Times Journal
John Arola, Finlander, who has been a resident of Nolalu district for some time, drank a quantity of wood alcohol on
Friday and died a few hours later. Dr. Boyd, Coroner, of this ciy, went to Nolalu to investigate but decided that an
inquest was not necessary. Arola was a married man and leaves a family of three children. He was of middle age. The
funeral took place on Saturday at Nolalu.
Mon 15 Apr 1940 Fort William Daily Times Journal
A resident of the district for 44 years, Mrs. Lisa Arola, of Nolalu, died in hospital this morning, aged 80. Mrs. Arola leaves two sisters, Mrs. Charles Erikkla
of Nolalu and Mrs. Henry Johnson, in Ware Township, and one brother, Anntti Nappala, of Nolalu. Several nieces and nephews reside in Port Arthur and district.
Her husband John Arola, died 22 years ago. The funeral will be held on Thursday afternoon leaving the Funeral Home, 21 Court Street North, Port Arthur at 1:50
o'clock for service in the Finnish Lutheran Church at two o'clock. Rev. E.J. Nopola will officiate and interment will be made in Riverside Cemetery.
Mon 7 Apr 1930 Fort William Daily Journal
John Arril, aged 70 years, in charge of the pumping
station at Quetico died yesterday afternoon in the Port Arthur General Hospital after a six days illness. He was born in Scotland and lived for some years at
Kakabeka Falls, where his wife, who died five years ago is buried in Conmee Cemetery. Twenty years ago the family moved to Port Arthur. He is survived by the
following children, James, North Hill Street; William, North Cumberland Street; Alexander, Madeline Street; Jack, living in Hamilton; Mary, Mrs. R.J. Cumming,
Madeline Street; Marion, Mrs. Geo. Pyett, Balsam Street. His son Jack will be here tonight from Hamilton to attend the funeral. The funeral will be held at 1:30
tomorrow afternoon from 70 Balsam Street to Kakabeka Falls where interment will be made in the Conmee cemetery. Rev. E.G.D. Freeman pastor of St. Pauls United
Church will officiate.
Arril, John, Mrs.
Thurs 2 Apr 1925 Fort William Daily Times Journal
Mrs. John Arril, aged 65 years,
died at the residence of her daughter Mrs. Pyett, 70 Balsam Street, Port Arthur, at 10:45 last night. Mrs. Arril, whose husband is C.N.R. pumpman at Hume, had
been at her home suffering from a cold, and came to Port Arthur to visit her daughters, both of whom reside here. She came in a week ago, developed pneumonia
and died last night. She was born in Iverness, Scotland and had lived in Canada for 21 years. She is survived by her husband John Arril, Hume; four sons, James
and William, of the Port Arthur Fire Department; Alex, Canadian National Railways, Port Arthur; John, residing at Hamilton and two daughters; Mary, Mrs. Cumming,
Madeline Street; and Marion, Mrs. George Pyett, Balsam Street. John Arril junior, who up till 1917 resided in Port Arthur, will arrive from Hamilton this morning.
The funeral will be held on Saturday afternoon from the residence of Mrs. Pyett, 70 Balsam Street, Port Arthur. Service will be at 2 o'clock, conducted by Rev. J.A.
Truer, pastor of St. Paul's Presbyterian Church, after which the cortege will leave at two-thirty by motor for Kakabeka Falls. Interment will be in Conmee Cemetery.
Rev. J.A. Truer will conduct the committal service at the cemetery also.
Arthur, Mr & Mrs Joseph Arthur
Mon 28 Jan 1918 Fort William Daily Times Journal
Tues 13 Apr 1943 Port Arthur News Chronicle
Antti Asmunt, 64, of Silver Mountain, was found
dead last evening a short distance from his farm home gate. Dr. J.W. Cook, Fort William District Coroner, and Constable Arnold Eady of the Provincial Police
investigated and found that death was due to a heart attack. Mr. Asmunt had farmed in the Silver Mountain area since 1907. Surviving are his wife, a patient
at present in St. Joseph's Hospital, and two daughters and four sons. The body is at the Funeral Chapel, 200 South May Street, Fort William.
Asmunt, Antti Wed 21 Apr 1943 Port Arthur News Chronicle*****
The funeral of Antti Asmunt, 64-year-old Silver
Mountain farmer, who died April 12 at his farm home, was held yesterday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Chapel, 200 South May Street, Fort William. Rev. J.E.
Nopola, Finnish Lutheran Church, Port Arthur, officiated. Miss A. Rantanen, A.T.C.M. was at the organ. Two Finnish hymns were sung. Burial was in the family
plot, Riverside Cemetery. Pallbearers were Jack and John Pykari; Einar Maki; Urho Piilo; Risto Kallio; and Arvo Hovi. A son, Pte. Reino Asmunt came from the
east coast to be at the service.
Sat 16 Nov 1929 Port Arthur News Chronicle
The body of a male child, said to have
been born to Vieno Asmutt, fifteen-year-old Nolalu girl, who died Thursday morning in St. Joseph's Hospital, where she had been taken as a patient the
previous day, was found by Provincial Police yesterday afternoon in a barn on the Asmutt homestead. The body had been wrapped in old clothing; then hidden
under a mattress in the corner of the barn. It was found by Constable McKee, after an all day search of the farm home, the various outbuildings and the hay stack.
The babe was fully developed. Constable McKee brought the body to Port Arthur and took it to the Funeral Chapel, 299 Arthur Street. It is understood the
Crown Authorities have ordered a post-mortem examination. The mother of the fifteen-year-old girl was brought to the city also for questioning by Inspector
Ingram, of the Provincial Police. The inquest into the death of the girl will be held Thursday night, when the report of the physician who held the post-mortem
on the girl will be submitted to the jury. Meanwhile arrangements for the funeral have not been completed, but the mother and baby will be buried together in
one casket, the interment to take place in the cemetery near Nolalu.
Asmutt, Vieno Tues 19 Nov 1929 Port Arthur News Chronicle*****
The funeral of Vieno Asmutt, fifteen
year old Nolalu girl, who died in hospital here last Thursday morning, and of her infant, whose body was found by Provincial Constable Ericksen covered
over by old clothing, in a corner of the barn on the Asmutt homestead, a day after the passing of the young mother, will be held tomorrow afternoon at 1
o'clock from the Funeral Chapel, 299 Arthur Street, to the Nolalu Cemetery. The mother and the babe will be buried in one casket. On arrival of the cortege
at Nolalu, a short service will be held in the church there at 3 o'clock. The bodies may be viewed the Funeral Chapel from 7 o'clock this evening until 12 noon
tomorrow. The adjourned inquest into the death of the girl will be held Thursday night in the Port Arthur Police Court.
Wed 1 Oct 1930 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The funeral of the late Hilaire Asselin,
of Slate River, who died Monday, was held this morning at nine o'clock from the Blake Funeral Chapel to St. Patrick's Church at 9:30 o'clock. Rev. Father
Monahan officiated at high mass and interment was made in St. Patrick's Cemetery. Rev. Father Regan officiated at the graveside. The funeral was attended by
many and a large number of beautiful floral tributes were received. The pallbearers were L. Goyette; P. Roy; J. Brulotte; X. Veaudrie.
Mon 14 Mar 2005 Chronicle Journal
Mon 13 Sept 1954 Port Arthur News Chronicle
Barbara Atwood, three-months-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Atwood, East Francis Street, Fort William, died in hospital Sunday morning. Besides her parents,
she is survived by grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. John Oksanen, South Gillies as well as aunts and uncles. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday from the Chapel
200 South May Street, with Rev. D.M. Burns of First Church united officiating. Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery.
Fri 23 Sept 1932 Fort William Daily Journal
The death occurred yesterday in McKellar Hospital
of Otto Axelson, 60, resident
of Stanley. The late Mr. Axelson was born in Sweden. Prior to coming to Fort William in 1911 he
had resided in the United States. He had been an employee of the C.P.R. A brother resides in the United States. Funeral arrangements are not known yet.
Axelson, Otto Sat 24 Sept 1932 Fort William Daily Journal*****
The funeral of the late Otto Axelson, Stanley,
who died Thursday will be held tomorrow afternoon from the Blake Funeral Chapel to Stanley Cemetery at 2 o'clock. Rev. R. Dewar will officiate.
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