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Dafoe, Norma Doris Irene (Hansen)
(CJ) - Chronicle Journal - (FWDTJ) Fort William Daily Times Journal - (PANC) Port Arthur News Chronicle
Mon 10 Sept 2007 Chronicle Journal
Dalton, Alfred Henry
Sat 2 Feb 1991 Chronicle Journal
Mon 8 Aug 1938 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The death occurred Saturday morning in hospital after a lengthy illness of Mrs. Elizabeth Daniels, wife of Andrew Daniels of Hymers. She was 64 years old.
Born in Czecho-Slovakia, she came to Canada 37 years ago, first settling in British Columbia. Twenty-seven years ago she came to Fort William and 6 1/2 years ago,
moved to Hymers. During her lengthy residence in the city and district she made a host of friends and news of her demise is received with heartfelt sorrow by all
who knew her. Besides her husband she is survived by one brother John Motlak. The funeral was held this morning from the Geo. E. Blake Funeral Chapel at 8:30 o'
clock to St. Peter's Slovak Church at 9 o'clock. Rev. Father Celestine, parish priest, officiated at requiem high mass. Miss Mary Korchuska presided at the organ.
Burial was in St. Patrick's Cemetery. Six friends acted as pallbearers.
Danis, Margaret Barrett
21 Feb 2004 The Chronicle Journal
Davis, Audrey Joan
Wed 18 Mar 1931
Fort William Daily Times Journal
The funeral of the late Audrey Joan Davis of Murillo, who died Monday will be held Friday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock from
the family residence to St. James' Church at 3 o'clock. Rev. L.J. Greaves will officiate and Interment will be made in St. James Cemetery.
Davis, Audrey Joan Sat 21 Mar 1931
Fort William Daily Times Journal *****
Davis, Beryl Madeline
The funeral of the late Audrey Joan Davis, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jas. Davis, of Murillo, who died Monday was held
yesterday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock from the family home to St. James' Church at 3 o'clock. Rev. A. Greaves officiated and Interment was made in St. James'
Cemetery. Three hymns "Forever With Thy Lord," "Jesus, Lover Of My Soul" and "From Greenland's Icy Mountains" were sung with Mrs. F. Lynn at the organ. Mrs.
Lynn played also "Crossing Thy Bar" and the "Dead March" as the cortege proceeded from the Church. The funeral was attended by many friends of the family
and a large number of floral tributes were received. The pallbearers were; Sydney Turner, Godfrey Greaves, Alex Sim, Andrew Spence, Ernest Baxendale and
Mon 21 Aug 1922 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The funeral of Beryl Madeline
Davis aged 17 years and 3 weeks who died on Tuesday evening was held on Thursday afternoon from the family residence, Murillo to St. James Church, Oliver,
Rev. W.P. Griffiths officiating. The pall bearers were - Jack Davis, brother; James Frost, brother-in-law; William Morrow, Albert Morrow, West Stadey,
Robert Bursey. The deceased is survived by her parents, four sisters, Valerie, Mrs. James Frost, Bertha, Audrey, Barbara and four brothers, Jack, Lawrence,
Gilbert and William. Floral tributes were received as follows; wreath, father, mother and family; wreath, Uncle Percy; wreath, Mr. and Mrs. H.H. Broomfield;
wreath Miss Margaret Hughes; sprays, Mr. and Mrs. James Frost, Mr. and Mrs. Stadey.
Davis, Edith (Mrs. John A.)
Tues 19 Oct 1937 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The funeral of the late Mrs.
John A. Davis, of Murillo, who died Saturday, will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock from the family residence in Murillo to St. James Anglican Church
at 2:30 0'clock. Rev. C.G. Peto, rector, will officiate and burial will be in St. James Cemetery.
Davis, Kathleen (Stadey)
Tues 23 Aug 1938 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The death occurred in hospital
this morning after a long illness of Mrs. Kathleen Davis, wife of John H. Davis, of Upsala. She was 36 years old. Mrs. Davis is survived by her husband, one
daughter Dorothy, 14 years old; her father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. William Stady, of Kakabeka Falls, and one sister and five brothers. The sister is Mrs. Bruce
McKenzie of Murillo; and the brothers are Wesley Stady of Rossport; Arthur of Fort William; George, James and Harvey of Kakabeka Falls. Mrs. Davis came to the
district with her parents 26 years ago from Grey County, Ont., and was well known and highly respected throughout the district. She was a member of the United
Church, past mistress of Upsala Lodge L.O.B.A.; past president of the Women's Institute at Upsala, and secretary-treasurer of school section two at Upsala.
The funeral will be held Thursday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock from the George E. Blake Funeral Chapel. Rev. H.A. Rivers of Knox United Church will officiate.
Burial will be made in Stanley Hill Cemetery.
Davis, Taimi (Pitkanen)
Fri 20 Jan 2006 The Chronicle Journal
26 Mar 1906 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The burial of the late William Davis who died
on Thursday morning at the McKellar Hospital took place at Kakabeka Falls on Wednesday Evening March 21st, 1906. The deceased who had been employed by the
Kaministiquia Power Co., during the summer months met with a slight accident last December, from which blood poisoning supervened and he was sent to the
hospital for treatment. He had recovered and returned to camp but within three days of his return he was found to be suffering from typhoid fever and was
immediately sent back to Fort William Hospital. Unfortunately his constitutions had been undermined by his previous sickness and he was not able to withstand
the ravages of the disease, and gradually sinking, he passed away on Tuesday morning in the presence of his brother James, the only relative in this country.
Deceased who was only 23 years old, was a native of Emerald Isle where his parents and sisters are now living. It being decided to bury him out at the falls,
a short service was held at the hospital by the Rev. E.J. Harper rector of St. Lukes before the removal of the body to W.S. Piper's Undertaking. The corpse
was taken out on Wednesday's local to the falls and at 8:30 at night the funeral procession started from the superintendents office. It being very dark, a
1000 candle power Well's light was drawn on the sleigh at the head of the procession while the coffin, preceded by Piper Condie playing the dirge, covered
with flowers, was drawn along on toboggan by a number of fellow workers of the deceased. The Rev. Mr. Harper and R.P. Rogers superintendent of works, marched
behind till the grave was reached and which had been dug alongside that in which rests the remains of the late Horace Barrance. A circle was formed round
the grave and amist the solemn silence the Rev. E. J. Harper read the beautiful burial service of the Church of England and the coffin was reverently lowered
to its last resting place. After the ceremony at the grave a short service was held at Camp No.1 and the room was well filled and those present listened
with deep attention to the reverend gentleman's remarks. A pathetic incident was the fact that the deceased's brother received a letter from their mother
the day after the funeral asking that his brother be sent home at once.
Mon 7 May 1934 FWDTJ
...Police and residents of Paipoonge still are searching for the body of
Orval Dawdy, 6, who was drowned in Smith's Creek on Friday Evening. Provincial Constable Martin Ericksen assisted residents of the area, searching during all of
Saturdat but saw no sighn of the body in the rushing muddy waters of the swollen creek. The search is being continued. Dawdy was the second flood victim of the year
in this district, the first being Allen Wainikko, 4, of Nolalu. - (Part of a larger newspaper article)
Sat 1 May 1926 FWDTJ
The death occurred suddenly this morning of
Edward, 17 years of age, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Dean, pioneer farmers of Hymers. Surviving are his parents, four sisters and three brothers. They are, Mrs.
David Elliot, Port Arthur; Mrs. Drumps, residing in Georgia, US;
Gertrude, Alice, James, William and George living at home. The funeral will be held on Monday afternoon at 3 o'clock from the family home to Hymers English
Church where services will be conducted by Rev. Watt.
Dean, Edward Wed 5 May 1926 FWDTJ*****
Dean, James, Sr.
Funeral of Edward Dean-The funeral service
for the late Edward Dean, who died Saturday May 1rst was held in the Anglican church, Hymers, thence to Riverview Cemetery. The officiating clergy was Rev.
M. Watts of Murillo. The service was very impressive, appropriate hymns were sung, and Mrs. W. Jordan rendered the solo "Only Remember." The pall bearers
were Ansel, William and Oliver Parker, Morley Pike, John Forrest and Frank Sitch.
Thurs 12 June 1952 Fort William Daily Times Journal
Funeral services for the late James
Dean, 88, of Slate River, who died Monday were held at 2 p.m. yesterday from the Jenkens funeral chapel. Rev. A. J. Thomson of St. Michael's Anglican Church,
Port Arthur officiated. The service was largely attended by friends from both cities and the district. A hymn, Jesus Saviour Pilot Me was sung and an organ
solo, The Old Rugged Cross, was played by the chapel organist. Rev. Mr. Thomson addressed words of comfort to members of the family, Mr. Dean, he said,
was a devout man who loved his church and was deeply interested in his family. Interment was in the family plot, Hymers Cemetery. Pallbearers were David
Elliot, Dean Elliot, George Sitch, Jim Parker, David Heibert, and Dick Pike.
19 Mar 1975 The Chronicle Journal
Funeral services for Mr. James Dean, aged 72 years of 1742 Donald St., who died on Sunday were held Tuesday afternoon in Jenkens Funeral Home. Rev. R.A. Peden,
D.D., officiated. Interment was in Riverside Cemetery at Hymers. Among those attending were employees of the Ministry of Transportation and Communications.
Honorary bearers were Stewart Closs, Fred Sitch, John Forrest, Bert Sitch. Active bearers were Lloyd Sitch, Dave Elliot, George Sitch, Dick Pike, Gary Sitch
and Jimmy DeCorte.
Thurs 9 July 1936 Fort William Daily Times Journal
From all parts of the district came
throngs of mourners to pay last respects to a greatly esteemed pioneer when funeral services were conducted yesterday afternoon for the late Mrs. James Dean,
senior whose death occurred last Monday. The funeral was held from the Blake Funeral Chapel at 1 o'clock in the afternoon to the Hymers Anglican Church where
public services were held at 2:30 o'clock. Officiating clergymen were Rev. Gerald Lowe, of St. James Church, Murillo, and Rev. Father L.I. Greene, of St.
Stephen's Church, Port Arthur. Throngs were so great that all could not be accommodated in the church. Glowing tributes was paid to the memory of the late
Mrs. Dean. Two hymns were sung Art Thou Weary, Art Thou Languid and Safe In The Arms Of Jesus. The organist was Gordon Elliot. From the church the cortege
proceeded to Hymers Cemetery where burial was made. Pallbearers were William Couch, James Couch, Wellington Couch, Murray Thatcher, Frank Mitchell, Warner Forbes.
Dean, Mary Ann
Wed 20 June 1920 Fort William Daily Times Journal
In the death at noon today of Mrs. Mary Ann
Dean, wife of James Dean, Hymers loses one of its pioneer and most prominent women, Mrs. Dean was 50 years old. She died following a short illness at the home
of her daughter, Mrs. D. Elliot, 410 Ambrose Street, Port Arthur. Mrs. Dean had resided near Hymers for more than 25 years. She was very active in community
work in the district and was secretary of the Women's Institute of Hymers since its organization. She was very popular and well liked by all who knew here.
Her death will be keenly felt at Hymers. Besides her bereaved husband four daughters and three sons survive. They are; Mrs John Droups, Georgia, Mrs. D.
Elliot, Port Arthur, Mrs. O. Parker, Port Arthur, Alice, living at home: George, William and James. The funeral announcement will be made later.
Tues 29 July 1980 The Chronicle Journal
Mr. William Dean, aged 75 years, resident of 318 N.
Archibald St., died in hospital early Tuesday July 29, 1980. Born at Hymers, Ontario, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Dean. He received his education there
and was married to the former Ila Joice in Port Arthur in August 1933. They farmed in S. Gillies till he went to the Department of Highways and following his
retirement in 1970 moved to Kakabeka Falls and in 1978 to Thunder Bay. Member of the Free Methodist Church, he is survived by his wife Ila at home, two
daughters, Joyce, Mrs. Richard Pike of Thunder Bay and Sylvia, Mrs. Gerald Stoyko of Niagara Falls; sons Mervin Vezina of Schreiber. There are eight
grandchildren and two great grandchildren, three sisters, Mrs. Marion Johnson of Thunder Bay, Alice, Mrs. Alfred Sitch of Hymers and Mrs. Gertrude
Parker of British Columbia. Other relatives also survive. He was fond of gardening, hunting, fishing and was well known in the area. He was predeceased
by his parents, four brothers, Edward, James, John and George and a sister Lillian, Mrs Jack Drumps. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 1:30 p.m.
in the Jenkens Funeral Home. Mr. Fred Huber will officiate and Interment will be in Mountain View Cemetery.
16 Sept 1967 Fort William Daily Times Journal
Fri 14 Sept 1928 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The death occurred last evening in the McKellar Hospital at 6:45 o'clock of Henry Dearlove, Kakabeka Falls, after an illness of one month. He is survived by his
wife and one daughter, Mrs. D. McLean, 1324 Brown Street, West Fort William. The funeral will be held Saturday afternoon from the Kakabeka Falls Anglican Church
with service at 2:30 o'clock. Interment will be made in the Conmee Cemetery. The body will remain at Blake's Funeral Chapel until Sunday noon.
Dearlove, Henry Mon 17 Sept 1928 Fort William Daily Times Journal*****
The funeral of the late Henry Dearlove
who died Thursday evening was held Sunday afternoon from the Kakabeka Falls Anglican Church at 1:15. The service was conducted by Rev. H. Grieves. The
cortege was followed by a large number of sorrowing friends and Interment took place in Conmee Cemetery.
22 Dec 1979 The Chronicle Journal
Dechaine, Ellen (Spring)
Fri 8 Sept 2006 The Chronicle Journal
DeCorte, Mrs. Arthur
Wed 29 Nov 1978 The Chronicle Journal
De Jardine, Eugenia
Mon 8 Feb 1926 Fort William Daily Times Journal
Eugent Desjardins, age 36, wife of
Joseph Desjardins, Blacksmith, of Hymers, died this morning in the St. Joseph's Hospital. She is survived by her husband and eight children. The deceased had
lived at Hymers for many years, coming originally from Quebec. The remains will be shipped tomorrow morning from the Everest-Cardinal Fuenral Home to Harstone,
where interment will take place.
De Jardine, Eugenia Thurs 11 Feb 1926 Fort William Daily Times Journal*****
De Jardine, Joseph
Flint-The funeral of the late Mrs.
DesJardine of Hymers was held on Tuesday afternoon at Harstone, interment being in the Catholic Cemetery. Much sympathy is extended to the bereaved husband and
family of small children who reside at Hymers.
Tues 6 Jan 1920 Fort William Daily Times Journal
Died on Tuesday December 30, Baby
Joseph De Jardine, aged eleven months. The funeral was held Wednesday to Riverside Cemetery.
Wed 6 June 1945 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The funeral of the late Joseph DeJardine,
76, blacksmith of Hymers for the last 25 years, who died Monday, was held yesterday afternoon from the Jenkens and Son Funeral Chapel at 2 o'clock. Rev. J. C.
McHugh of Baird Roman Catholic Church officiated. Many friends of the family attended and many floral tributes were received. Burial was in St. Patrick's Cemetery.
The pallbearers were, Harry Shewchuk, Joseph Nisbey, Fred Asseff, Edward Westwood, Andrew Daniels and G. N. Johnston.
Deley, John Samuel
26 Oct 2002 The Chronicle Journal
Delorme, John Louis
Mon 8 June 1936 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The funeral of the late John Louis
Delorme, 761 Harkness Street, who died Friday was held this morning at 8:30 o'clock from the family home to St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church at 9 o'clock.
Funeral mass was celebrated by Rev. Father Murphy. As the casket was being removed from the church, Mrs. A. Elvish sang feelingly "Nearer My God To The."
Miss Mary Shaughnessy presided the organ. Many friends of the family were in attendance and beautiful floral tributes were received. Interment was in St.
Patrick's cemetery. Rev. Fr. McFarlane officiated at the graveside. The pallbeares were; J. Gorman, D. Fisher, G.H. Nichols, H. McIlwain, S. McIlwain and
Mon 28 Nov 1974 The Chronicle Journal
Denhardt, Frederick Tues 29 Nov 1983 The Chronicle Journal*****
Denhardt, Richard B.
Funeral services for Mr. Fred Dennhardt, aged 47,
of RR 1, South Gillies, who died on Saturday will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of the Latter Day Saints, Rosslyn. President Robert Diaczun will
officiate and intermnet will be in Cloud Bay Cemetery. Removal will be made form the Jenkens Funeral Home to the church priot to service time on Wednesday.
18 June 1974 The Chronicle Journal
Funeral services for Mr. Richard B. Denhardt,
aged 29, resident of Hymers, fatally injured Thursday, were held Monday afternoon in the Jenkens Funeral Home. Rev. Kenneth Moffatt officiated and Interment
was in Cloud Bay Cemetery. Among those in attendance were former fellow heavy equipment operators of the area. The pallbearers were Gerald Strey, Raymond
Ransome, Robert Stoppel, Herb Hurst, Melvin Godick and Jim Corbett. From out of town to attend the services brother Fred of Naniamo, B.C. and brother-in-law
Clayton Perry also of Naniamo
Fri 18 Oct 1963 Fort William Daily Times Journal
Cloud Bay resident William Denhardt,
50, died in hospital Thursday. Born at Pigeon River and life-long resident of the district he was educated in local sschools and served overseas with the
Canadian Foresty Corps during Worl War II. Returning to Canada, he had been employed by Abitibi Power and Paper Company about 20 years until hurt in an
industrial accident five years ago. An adherent of the Uniteed Church, he is survived by a brother Oscar, of Cloud Bay. he was predeceased by his wife Ruby
in 1928, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Denhardt and one sister.
Wed 15 Dec 1943 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The funeral of John Derkacz, 53, C.N.R. Section Foreman of Shabaqua, who died last Friday, was held this morning from the Geo. E. Blake Funeral Chapel to
the Ukrainian Catholic Church of Transfiguration at 9:30 where requiem high mass was celebrated by Rev. Father A. Simbalist, parish priest. There was a very
large attendance for the services and there were many beautiful floral tributes. Interment was made in the family plot, St. Patrick's Cemetery. All members
of the family were in the city to attend the funeral besides many friends from other places. Pallbearers were; A. Kohar, M. Lozinski, J. Bundza, M. Rusnak,
M. Bodnarchuk, and D. Werozub.
Tues 6 Sept 1938 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The death occurred late yesterday
afternoon at the family residence of Mrs. Elizabeth Desmond, 71, of Conmee Township. She was the widow of the late Edward Desmond, who died April 1937. Mrs.
Desmond came here with her husband and family five years ago from Saskatchewan. During her short residence here she made a wide circle of friends. She is
survived by two sons and two daughters. they are Norman of Conmee; William of Saskatchewan; Mrs. Stanley Parson of Kakabeka; and Mary at home. She is also
survived by two grandchildren, Clifford and Ruby Parson. Funeral arrangements will be announced later.
Desmond, William A.
Wed 31 May 1961 Fort William Daily Times Journal
W. A. (Bill) age 69 of Kakabeka
Falls died May 30, 1961. Survived by one brother Norman and sister Miss Mary Desmond, both of Kakabeka Clifford Parsons, both of Ridgeway. Other relatives
survive. Funeral services Friday at 2 p.m. in the Geo. E. Blake Chapel. Mr. Frank Pilley, minister of Jehovah Witnesses officiating. Burial in Conmee Cemetery.
Fri 21 Sept 1951 Fort William Daily Times Journal
A retired grain trimmer and resident of Port Arthur for 50 years, Andrew Dickson, 76, of 603 Oliver Road, died in Port Arthur Hospital this morning after a
long illness. Born in Napan, N.B., he came to Port Arthur 50 years ago and was employed by the Port Arthur and Fort William Grain Trimmers' Association
until his retirement in 1945. He was an adherent of St. Paul's United Church. Mr. Dickson was a 50-year member of Port Arthur Lodge 244, I.O.O.F. Surviving
are his wife Susan, one son Hubert of RR 1, Port Arthur and three daughters. The daughters are; Anne, Mrs. Cecil Hayes, Keltys, Texas; Ruth, Mrs. Harold
Johnston, Winston Hall, Westfort; Miss Jean Dickson, at home. There are four granddaughters, and a brother, Hubert, lives in Napan. The funeral will be
held at 2 p.m. Monday from the Everest Funeral Chapel to Riverside Cemetery family plot. Rev. W.C. Mercer will officiate. The funeral will be held under
the direction of Lodge 244, I.O.O.F.
Dickson, Susan Louisa
Sat 20 July 1957 Fort William Daily Times Journal
Mrs. Susan Louisa Dickson, 76, of 603 Oliver Road, Port Arthur, died suddenly at her residence Friday. Born at Chatham, N.B., and married to the late
Andrew Dickson, the family moved to the Lakehead 55 years ago. Mrs. Dickson was a member of St. John's Anglican Church. Surviving are a son Hubert Dickson
of RR 1, Port Arthur; and daughters Mrs. Cecil Hayes of Tyler, Texas and Mrs. Ruth Johnson, at home. Six grandchildren also survive. She was predeceased
by her husband in 1951 and a daughter Jean in 1954. The body is resting at the Everest Funeral Home pending arrangements.
Dickson, Hubert Andrew
Tues 2 Oct 1973 The Chronicle Journal
Fri 3 July 1931 Port Arthur News Chronicle
The fuenral of Alexander Dieyth, accidentally
drwoned at Meglund Ont., on Tuesday will be held Sunday afternoon at 1 o'clock from the Funeral Parlors, 276 S. Syndicate Avenue to the Greek Catholic
Church, Fort William. Interment will be made in the Arthur Street Cemetery.
Wed 29 Apr 1987 The Chronicle Journal
Mon 7 Nov 1932 Fort William Daily Times Journal
A resident of the district for the
last thirty years, John Dion, well known
Scoble Township farmer, died yesterday morning in St. Joseph's Hospital, Port Arthur. He had been ill for a lengthy period. The late Mr. Dion was
born in Quebec, coming here from that place to
open up a homestead in Scoble township. He had been farming in this district ever since
building up one of the finest farms in the district. He is survived by four sons and one daughter. They are; Joseph, 18; David, 16; Peter, 13; Paul,
8; and Eva; 20. One brother David resides at Rhode Island and one sister Mrs. Leo Boucher, resides in Gaspe, Que. The funeral will be held Tuesday
morning at 8:45 o'clock from the Blake Funeral Chapel to St. Patrick's Roman Catholic church at 9 o'clock. Interment will be in St. Patrick's Cemetery.
Ditmars, George L.
Mon 11 Jan 1932 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The funeral of the late
George L. Ditmars of Kakabeka Falls, who died Thursday was held yesterday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock from the Blake Funeral Chapel. The service
was under the auspices of Algoma Lodge, Odd fellows. Rev. J.T. Cosby Morris, of Wesley United Church, officiated. There was a large turnout
of friends and acquaintances and many beautiful floral tributes were received. The cortege proceeded to Mountain View Cemetery and following
a short service by Rev. Cosby Morris, the Odd Fellow Burial service was held with W.J. Casmey as noble grand and G.B. Stanbrooke as chaplain.
The pallbearers were; J.A. McLeod, John Laughton,
W.S. Byce, C. McKenzie, J.A. Stevenson and V.J. Marcus, all members of the Algoma Lodge.
Dohan, Angus James
Mon 20 June 2005 The Chronicle Journal
Fri 26 June 1931 Fort William Daily Times Journal
Largely attended by lakehead
citizens, residents from the surrounding district and members of the Canadian Legions of Fort William and Port Arthur, the funeral of the late Hugh
Doherty, of Flint, Ont., who died Wednesday, was held this morning at 8:45 o'clock from the Blake Funeral Chapel to St. Patrick's Church at 9 o'clock.
Rev. Father Regan officiated at the high mass. The choir was in attendance and Miss Marie Payette sang a solo as the casket was being removed from the
church. Many beautiful floral tributes were received. At St. Patrick's Cemetery, where interment was made in the family plot, Rev. Father Benoit officiated,
following which the Legion ritual was read by Major S. Wilson, acting president of the Port Arthur Legion. Six members of the Legion from Fort William and
Port Arthur acted as pallbearers. They were; H. Campbell, Neil McLean, P. Trainor, F. Conway, H. Stubbs, and J. Cameron. Last evening members of the Knights
of Columbus attended in a body at the Funeral Chapel, where a service was said. Members of the Catholic Women;s League also attending at a service last evening.
Sat 30 July 1932 Fort William Daily Times Journal
A farmer in McIntyre Township
for 30 years, Delore Dortelance died in a
Port Arthur Hospital this morning, aged 70. He had been ill for several months. he was born in
the province of Quebec and came to the lakehead from Superior Wis., to take up farming. He is survived by one son, W. Dortelance, Port Arthur
and three daughters, Mrs. A. LePage, Port Arthur; Mrs. B. Adams,in McIntyre township and Mrs. E. Fillion, Montreal. The funeral will be held at
nine o'clock Monday morning from the Funeral Home, 299 Arthur Street, Port Arthur to St.
Andrew's Roman Catholic Church for Requiem High Mass.
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Downey, William (Bill)
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Dowhaniuk, George Nicholas
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Mon 20 Jan 1947 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The death occurred in hospital
late Saturday night of Albert Drainville, 57, of Walsh Street. He was in failing health for the last two weeks. Mr. Drainville was born at Beaver Mines,
Ont. and farmed at East Scoble for 18 years, coming to Fort William five years ago. During his residence in the city, he was employed as night watchman
for the Western Terminal Elevator. He is survived by his wife, two sons and one daughter. George, Wilfred and Darlene, at home; one sister, Mrs. Lena
Lalonde, Port Arthur, several nephews and nieces in the district; the father and mother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. J.T. Corbett, Heron Street. The funeral
will be held from the Blake Funeral Chapel Wednesday morning at 8:30 to St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church where Msgr. P.J. McGuire will celebrate
requiem high mass at 9 o'clock. Interment will be in St. Patrick's Cemetery. The rosary will be recited at the chapel Tuesday at 8 p.m.
Fri 21 June 1935 Fort William Daily Times Journal
A resident of the district
for the last 40 years, Joseph Drainville, 63, East Scoble, died this morning in hospital, following a lengthy illness. The late Mr. Drainville, well-known
to a large circle of friends, had been farming in East Scoble Township for the last 22 years. He is survived by one brother Albert, of East Scoble and
one sister, Mrs. L. Lalonde, of Port Arthur. The funeral will be held tomorrow morning at 8:30 o'clock from the Blake Funeral Chapel to St. Patrick's
Roman Catholic Church at 9 o'clock. Interment will be in the family plot, St. Patrick's Cemetery.
Drainville, Joseph Mon 24 June 1935 Fort William Daily Times Journal *****
The funeral of the late Joseph
Drainville, pioneer farmer of East Scoble, who died Friday was held Saturday morning from the Blake Funeral Chapel to St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church
at 9 o'clock. Requiem high mass was celebrated by Rev. Father McGuire, parish priest. Many friends of the family were in attendance and a large number of
floral tributes and spiritual offerings were received. As the casket was being removed from the church, Mrs. C.R. Bishop sang "Nearer My God To Thee."
Miss Mary Shaughnessy presided at the organ. Interment was in St. Patrick's Cemetery. Pallbearers were; George LeMarbe, Henry Bellamy, Francis Bellamy,
and Earl Merritt. A sister of the late Mr. Drainville, Mrs. Emma Morin resides at Sherbrooke, Que.
Tues 9 Apr 1940 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The funeral of Miss Jennie Drazecky, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Drazecky of Stanley, who died Monday morning, will be held tomorrow, Wednesday morning
from the home of her grandmother, Mrs. Annie Navalkowski, 610 Donald Street at 9:45 o'clock to St. Casmir's Polish Roman Catholic Church at 10 o'clock. Rev.
J. Wojnowski will conduct a short service at the home and will officiate at requiem high mass at the Church. Burial will be in St. Patrick's Cemetery. The
body will be taken to the home at 610 Donald Street at five o'clock this afternoon.
Sat 28 Oct 1922 Fort William Daily Times Journal
Miss Drexler died this morning at Flint.
Jenkens shipped out a casket on the Duluth extension train.
Drew, Dorsey J.
Fri 15 Mar 1963 Fort William Daily Times Journal
Dorsey J., aged 73 years of Suite 2A, 228 North Brodie Str., died in hospital Thursday March 14, 1963. Formerly of Hymers, he was a member of the Anglican
Church and is survived by his wife Josephine; son Howard at home; son Dorsey, Wellington St.; daughters, Eileen, Mrs. E, Johnson RR 2 Fort William; Vivian,
Mrs. T. Autio, N. Syndicate Ave.; four grandchildren, a brother Charles and sister Beatrice, Mrs. V. Griffon of California. Funeral services Monday at 11:00
a.m. in the Jenkens Funeral Home, Rev. H. A. Vallis of St. Luke's Anglican Church will officiate and Interment in Mountain View Cemetery.
Dubick, David Paul
Mon 29 Sept 1980 Chronicle Journal
Mr. David Paul Dubick, aged 27 years of South
Gillies, died Sept. 27th, 1980. Born and raised in Fort William, he attended local schools and in 1976 graduated from Lakehead University in Education.
He was presently engaged in the post graduate studies. He had been employed with Old Fort William since its inception as an education officer. He was
active in the community affairs including the Hymers Fall Fair and was a member of O.P.S.E.U. Survived by his wife Janet, parents Paul and Mary, brother
John, all of Thunder Bay. Sister Deanna, Mrs. D. Garbutt of Paipoonge. Grandmother Anne Dubick, Manitoba. Numerous aunts, uncles and other relatives survive.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday morning at 11 a.m. in the Blake Funeral Chapel with Ven. Archdeacon E.R. Haddon of St. Thomas Anglican Church officiating.
Interment in Mountain View cemetery. Prayers will be offered Monday evening (tonight) at 8 p.m. in the Blake Funeral Chapel.
Duffy, Mrs. John (Enders)
Mon 17 May 1937 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The death occurred Sunday
afternoon at her home, 392 Balsam Street, Port Arthur of Mrs. John Duffy, aged 40. Born in Springfield, Ill., Mrs. Duffy had lived in Port Arthur for 15 years.
She leaves besides her husband, two daughters, Margaret and Reta; her mother, Mrs. P. Enders, Kakabeka Falls; and four brothers, Nick and John of Kakabeka Falls;
Tony of Springfield, Ill.; and Peter of Beardmore. The funeral will be held Tuesday morning leaving the Funeral Home 21 Court Street North, Port Arthur at 8:45
o'clock for mass in St. Andrew's Roman Catholic Church at 9 o'clock. Interment will be in St. Andrew's cemetery.
5 Jan 1978 The Chronicle Journal
Duross, William F.
Fri 20 Feb 1942 Fort William Daily Times Journal
One of the first settlers of Oliver Township, William Francis Duross, 82, died this morning at St. Joseph's Manor after a lengthy illness. He was born in Adjala,
Ont., and came to the district 60 years ago. He was a trainman for the Canadian Pacific Railway for several years. He moved to Port Arthur six years ago, and
had been living at the Manor since 1939. Mr. Duross was a member of the Roman Catholic Parish at Baird. He leaves a sister, Mrs. Teresa Cather, Winnipeg, who
is now at the lakehead, and several cousins in the district. A brother Charles, died four years ago. The funeral will be held Monday morning from the Funeral
Parlors, 299 Arthur Street, Port Arthur for requiem high mass in the chapel at St. Joseph's Manor at nine o'clock. Rev. Father G.J. Dwyer will officiate. Interment
will be made in St. Andrew's Cemetery.
Thurs 31 July 1952 Fort William Daily Times Journal
Born at Hymers and a Port Arthur
resident for the past 25 years, Mrs. Abbigail Dustin, 51, of South Algonquin Avenue, died in Port Arthur Hospital yesterday. She was the daughter of the late Mr.
and Mrs. Jacob H. Jones, of Hymers. Surviving are her husband, Edward; one son George, at home; three daughters, Betty, Mrs. John Robinson, Toronto; Frances, Mrs.
Fred Brescia, Fort William, Miss Florence Dustin, at home; three brothers, Jacob C. Jones, Toronto; Daniel, of Vancouver; and Harry Jones, Kakabeka Falls; three
sisters, Mrs. A. Armstrong, Detroit; Mrs. Mary Woodbeck, Port Arthur; and Mrs. Agnes Stirrett, Fort William; three grandchildren. The funeral will be held Friday
from Sargent's Chapel at 2 p.m. to Riverside Cemetery with services by Rev. A.J. Thomson, of St. Michael's Anglican Church.
Thurs 28 June 1945 Fort William Daily Times Journal
A well known resident of the city and district for the last 38 years, Mrs. Frances Dutchak, wife of Theodore Dutchak, Blake Township, died about one o'clock
today in hospital. She was 58 years of age. Mrs. Dutchak had been in failing health for the last six months. News of her death comes with a feeling of deep
regret by many friends of the family. Born on June 8, 1887 in Western Ukraine, she came here 38 years ago. She was married in Fort William in 1923 and for
the last 14 years had resided in Blake Township. She was a member of the Labor Temple Association. Besides her husband, she is survived by two sons, Peter,
at home and Pte. John, a member of the Canadian Army on the west coast. The body is resting at Jenkens and son Funeral Chapel pending funeral arrangements.
Dutchak, Frances Fri 29 June 1945 Fort William Daily Times Journal*****
The funeral of the late Frances
Dutchak, wife of Theodore Dutchak, Blake Township, who died yesterday will be held Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Labor Temple, Ogden Street.
Mrs. J.T. Stechyshyn will speak. Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery. The body will be taken to the Labor Temple tomorrow at noon from Jenkens
and Son Funeral Chapel.
Thurs 17 Feb 2005 The Chronicle Journal*****
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