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Thurs 23 July 1964 Fort William Daily Times Journal
Mr. Elliot Fairbairn, age 73,
resident of Murillo, died in hospital July 22, 1964. Born in Tuckersmith Twsp. In 1945 he moved to Murillo and had lived there since. Member of the United
Church. Survived by his wife Alma, two daughters, Alice, Mrs. Arnold Gellatly; and Muriel, Mrs. Gerald Wrigley; both of Murillo, seven grandchildren, three
sisters, Mannie, Mrs. H. McKenny, Manitou, Man.; Vera, Mrs. R. Houch, Winnipeg, Man.; Violet, Mrs. W. Bailey, Manitou, Man. Other relative survive. Funeral
services Friday at 1:45 p.m. in the George E. Blake Funeral Chapel. Rev. W. Hickerson of the United Church officiating. Interment will be in the military plot
in Stanley Hill Cemetery. Services will be under the Auspices of the Kakabeka Falls Branch 225 Royal Canadian Legion. Fort William Moose Lodge 844 will hold
memorial services in the Blake Chapel tonight at 7:30.
Mon 29 Dec 1958 Fort William Daily Times Journal
Resident of O'Connor township nearly 60
years, James Fairburn, 76, died in hospital here early today after a lengthy illness. Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Fairburn, he came here in 1899 with
his parents who homesteaded in O'Connor where Mr. Fairburn carried on the farm. He was a member of the Baptist Church and Kakabeka Branch, LOL. Surviving are
three sisters, Mrs. G. Garlough, of Texas; Mrs. Harry Winslow, of Kakabeka Falls; and Mrs. G. Currie, of Chicago, and nephews and nieces. Mr. Fairburn was
predeceased here by his parents, one brother and a sister. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 1:45 p.m. in the Jenkens Funeral Home. Rev. A. Norman
Day of Fundemental Baptist Church will officiate and interment will be in O'Connor Cemetery.
Fairburn, Mrs J.
Wed 13 July 1927 Port Arthur News Chronicle
Many friends assembled at the home of the late
Mrs. J. Fairburn, who passed away Saturday, to pay their last respects to the deceased and to extend their sympathy to the sorrowing relatives. She leaves to
mourn her, four daughters and one son, who lives at home. The service was conducted by Rev. P.K. Smith and Rev. S.E. Stevenson. Those acting as pallbearers
were Messrs J. Gibson, J. Winslow, C. Garbutt, D. Irwin, I. Stevenson and W. Winters. Interment was in Conmee Cemetery where her husband is buried, who pre-deceased
a number of years ago. Among the numerous and beautiful floral tributes was a cross from the Women's Institute, of purple and yellow pansies, the Institute colors.
The Women's Institute members followed next to the mourners as Mrs. Fairburn was an Institute member.
Fri 1 Apr 1921 Fort William Daily Times Journal
Mrs. Farmer a resident of this section
passed away at the home of her daughter Mrs. T. Brown last Easter Sunday following an illness of some duration from cancer. For six months past, the deceased
was suffering from some unknown cause, but did not know for a certainty that cancer was the trouble until a couple of months ago. The funeral was held on Tuesday
afternoon from her daughter's home in Hymers, conducted by the Rev. Mr. Robb and interment was in Riverview cemetery. The pallbearers were; A. Parker, J. Dean,
G. Hymers, F. Clarke, J. McLaren and M. Withenshaw. G. Sitch drove the pallbearers while N. Hymers took the remains to the grave that was prepared by M. Withenshaw
and G. Sitch. Mrs. Farmer was 65 years of age and was born in Sligo, Ireland. She and her husband lived in that vicinity until three years ago. Mr. Farmer was
an engineer for 35 years on a mail train on the S.L. and C. R. line. After his death Mrs. Farmer came to Canada where most of her children were living. Her
intention was too keep house for her two boys who purchased a farm in this section. She is survived by her two sons, John and Robert, both on their farm here.
Sarah, Mrs. T. Brown of Hymers and Kathleen, Mrs. M. Sabine who resides in Saskatoon. The many friends of the family will unite in expressing sympathy in their
Tues 12 Dec 1929 Port Arthur News Chronicle
Robert Farrow, a resident of Kakabeka
Falls for Twenty years, died at his home early this morning, following a short illness, at the age of seventy-seven years. He is survived by his wife
and three sons, P.R. Farrow, resident engineer of the Kam Power Plant at Kakabeka; Arthur, in Manitoba; and Albert, Fort William. The funeral is to be
held Saturday afternoon at two o'clock from the South Syndicate Avenue Funeral Chapel to Mountain View Cemetery.
Fri 17 Aug 1956 Fort William Daily Times Journal
Funeral services for Mrs. Eliza Fawcett, 81, wife of Thomas Fawcett of Murillo, who died Monday were held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday from St. James Anglican Church,
Murillo. Rev. W.G.A. Banting, Rector, officiated. Two hymns, the God of Love, My Shepherd Is and What A Friend We Have In Jesus were sung, with Mrs. E. Everett
at the organ. Burial was in St. James Cemetery. Pallbearers were James McFarlane, Leonard Holman, Albert Holman, Reginald Holman, James Green and Robert Riley.
Sat 25 July 1964 Fort William Daily Times Journal
Mrs. William Faye, 82, former long time resident
of Slate River died in Hospital this morning following a lengthy illness. Born in Oslo, Norway, the former Miss Walberg Kraft, she came to Canada and here in 1909
and married William Faye in 1910. They homesteaded at Slate River and also farmed in Blake Township. She moved to Grandview Lodge three years ago and for the past
year had been a patient at Westmount Hospital. A member of Slate River Baptist Church and formerly active worker in the Church, she is survived by one son
Frank of Riverdale; three daughters Ruth (Mrs. Stewart Robbins) Blake Township; Evelyn (Mrs. L. York) Vancouver; and Madeline (Mrs. James Wark) Scoble
Township. There are 18 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.
Felker, Tomina Alice
Sat 3 Apr 1935 Port Arthur News Chronicle
Mrs. Tomina Alice Felker, 53, wife
of Alfred Felker, of Oliver Township, died 9 o'clock Friday evening after a lengthy illness. Besides her husband, Mrs. Felker is survived by her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Robert McKenzie, of Oliver, pioneer settlers in the district; one sister, Mrs. Walter Casmey, of Fort William, and one brother, Ross, of Oliver.
Mrs. Felker was the first white child born in Oliver Township. She was a life long member of the Methodist (now the United) Church, where she officiated as
organist for many years. She was also a charter member of the Murillo branch of the Women's Institute, of which she was for a number of years secretary-treasurer,
and later, until her health failed, she occupied the chair as president of the Murillo Women's Institute. A private funeral service will be held for the family
at the home, and public service will be held at 3 o'clock Sunday afternoon at Murillo United Church with Rev. J.C. Anderson officiating. Burial will be in
Stanley Hill Cemetery. The pallbearers will be R.R. Everett; C.R.B. Hill; J.W. McArthur; B.H. McNally; Roy Bingham and Albert Hinchey.
Mon 8 Mar 1920 Fort William Daily Times Journal
After a short illness from pneumonia, Archie Fenton, aged twenty-nine years died at two o'clock yesterday afternoon at his farm in Oliver Township, leaving to
mourn his loss a widow and ten days' old baby girl. Deceased was one of the best known farmers in the district, and had resided in the district for many years
coming here from Newmarket, Ont. His farm was twelve miles from the city on the third concession line. Two brothers are well known farmers in Oliver Township,
John and William W. His mother resides in Vancouver and funeral arrangements are not yet made as relatives here are waiting word from her. A sister Mary,
who was the widow of a prominent farmer in the district, P. Downes, went west some years ago and has married again being now Mrs. Morse of Calgary. Another
brother, Orr, is also in the west. Mrs. Archie Fenton's maiden name was Munna and she has relatives in this neighborhood.
Ferguson, Frank James
10 Oct 1965 Fort William Daily Times Journal
Ferguson, Frank James-Born here and
life-long resident, Frank James Ferguson, 45, of 353 E. Christina st., died this morning following a heart seizure while on duty as a security officer
at McKellar Hospital. Son of Israel Ferguson and the late Pearl Ferguson he worked as a cook in Abitibi Camps following school and on outbreak of World
War II, joined the Canadian Forestry Corps and served overseas. He was married in Scotland to the former Miss Margaret Quarrell in 1943. On returning
home after discharge, Mr. Ferguson worked in camps and on lake vessels for several years. For the past 2 1/2 years he had been a security officer with McKellar
Hospital. Mr. Ferguson was a member of First Church United and Branch 6, Royal Canadian Legion. He is survived by his wife at home; two daughters, Diana
(Mrs. J. Mayes) 116 Simpson St.: Miss Heather Ann Ferguson of Saskatoon: his father, 113 Pruden st., a sister, Ruby (Mrs. S. Gashinski), 220 Wellington St.,
and a brother Leonard, Woodstock, Ont. He was predeceased by his mother in 1952.
20 Dec 1965 Fort William Daily Times Journal
Isreal Ferguson, 72, of 113 Pruden St., died
in hospital following a short illness. Born and educated at Woodford, Grey County, Ont., son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Ferguson, he came to this district 50
years ago. married to the former Miss Pearl Rahmer in 1918 in St. Paul's Anglican Church, they made their home here until 1936 when they moved to Dorion where
they resided until 1942, then returned to Fort William. Mr. Ferguson was a member of the Wesley United Church. Surviving are a son Leonard, Woodstock, Ont.; a
daughter, Ruby (Mrs. Stan Gashinski), 220 Wellington St.; a daughter-in-law, Mrs. Margaret Ferguson, 353 E, Christina St.; three grandchildren; three brothers,
Bert, 243 Wellington St,; Clayton and Lorne, Eastern Ontario, and other relatives. he was predeceased by his wife Pearl in 1952 and a son Frank in September.
Fri 15 Jan 1982 The Chronicle Journal
Ferguson, Re-etta Pearl
8 Jan 1952 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The funeral of Mrs. Re-etta Pearl
Ferguson, 50, of Owen Sound, Ont., who died there Thursday was held at 1:30 p.m. Monday from the Jenkens and Son chapel to the Stanley Hill Cemetery. Rev.
K.G. MacMillan, of Wesley United Church, who officiated, offered words of comfort to the family. The hymns were, "Safe In The Arms Of Jesus" and "Abide by Me"
Pallbearers were: Howard Rahmer, Jack Rahmer, Dyncourt Rahmer, Albert Ferguson, Harry Hubbard, Robert Hubbard. The body was accompanied from the east by the
husband, Isreal Ferguson and a daughter Mrs. George Travish.
Ferguson, Richard Glen
Mon 8 June 1936 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The death occurred Saturday in
hospital of Richard Glen Ferguson, three weeks old son of Mr. and Mrs. Glen Charles Ferguson of Nipigon. The funeral was held this morning at 11 o'clock from
the Blake Funeral Chapel. Rev. A.H. Johnson of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church officiated and interment was in Mountain View cemetery.
Ferguson, W. Bert
Mon 30 Nov 1971 Fort William Daily Times Journal
Sat 4 May 1946 Fort William Daily Times Journal
Funeral services for John Fillpula, Port
Arthur, who died Monday in Toronto Hospital, were held yesterday from the Sargent's chapel at 3:45 p.m. to Riverside Cemetery with Rev. R. W. Heikkinen of
the Finnish Lutheran church officiating. Pallbearers were; J. Williams, C. Huchenski, W. Montieth, A. Fedorek, A. Griffin and P. Wojciechouski.
Fri 5 Aug 1983 The Chronicle Journal
Wed 28 Sept 1904 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The remains of Thomas Fisher, Jr., were found
about 5:30 yesterday afternoon after a search of less than a half an hour. THe body was lying near the south shore of Whitefish lake in about six feet of water.
It was about an hour later when the party reached the railway and the P.A.D. train had left for Port Arthur. They wired to Stanley and the train returned for
the searching party and the remains got into Port Arthur shortly after four this morning. Jack, the younger brother was the only witness of the sad accident.
He is a lad of fourteen or fifteen years and he has passed through enough trouble in the past three or four days to break down and older and stronger person.
They two boys left their camp on the north shore shortly after noon on Saturday last, intending to stay out for the evening shooting. They struck out for the
rice beds at the south side of the lake in their canoe and were near the south shore about 4:30. By some means Tom's hat fell into the water and in reaching
for it the canoe was upset. Both boys had on heavy clothing but they were good swimmers and when they came up they got hold of the canoe and started to work
their way towards shore. They got along all right till they reached the rice beds and they could tow the canoe no farther. They decided to leave the canoe there
and swim ashore. Tom struck out ahead and Jack following. Tom was swimming strong and looking back occasionally to see that his brother was all right, speaking
encouraging words to him. When, within a short distance Tom suddenly sank and never rose, having evidently being seized with a cramp, Jack managed to reach shore
in an exhausted condition. The little lad was many miles from any living being, wet and cold and without food but his nerve never failed him and as soon as he was
able he set out to walk around the lake. Late Saturday night the little fellow reached an old deserted warehouse and stayed there all night. On sunday morning,
consumed by hunger and chilled from his still wet clothing he set out along the shore again and late afternoon reached a shack
occupied by a settler. The man recognizing the lad's exhausted condition gave him food and a hot bath and on Monday morning took him in his canoe to where Tom sank.
They marked the spot with a stake and then came across the lake to the railway. The sectionman took his hand car and hurried to Stanley from whence word was sent to
Port Arthur. The little fellow is little worse from his trying experience but will never forget his narrow escape. The funeral will take place from the parents
residence tomorrow afternoon at two o'clock.
Flaherty, Elizabeth Low
Wed 10 May 1893 Fort William Journal
Mrs. Flaherty of Port Arthur died on Friday night.
Her death is much regretted ny her many friends in the town. The deceased lady was the widow of Jas. Flaherty and for the past twenty three years has been residing
in Port Arthur. She was well known among people of the district for her kindness and benevolence and many a deserving person will loose a good friend. The funeral
took place Sunday afternoon and was very largely attended. Two sons, Mr. Wm. Bell of Port Arthur and Mr. D. Bell, now residing in British Columbia, survive her.
Wed 6 Apr 1892 Fort William Journal
Another of the Thunder Bay pioneers has passed away. Mr.
Jas. Flaherty, one of the oldest residents of Port Arthur died at his home there on Monday afternoon. Deceased was for many years proprietor of the old Queen's Hotel.
Sat 5 May 1945 Fort William Daily Times Journal
A well known resident of the city and district
for the last 41 years, John Flank, Pearson township farmer, died this morning in hospital. He was 65 years old. Mr. Flank had been confined to hospital for the
last four weeks. His death, although not entirely unexpected, comes with a feeling of deep regret by the many friends of the family especially residents of the
district. Born in Italy he came to North America in 1903 and settle first at Buffalo where he was employed on railway construction for two years. In 1905 he came
to Fort William and was employed on the construction of the Grand Trunk Railway for a time. Later he opened a confectionery store on Simpson street which business
he carried on until moving to Pearson 31 years ago to take up farming. He was a member of the United Church of Canada. Besides his widow, he is survived by seven
daughters and four sons. They are Marie, Mrs. R. A. Fulton, North Franklin street; Margaret, Mrs. V.M. Kearney, Vickers Heights; Rose, Mrs. D.H. Hass, Finlayson
street, wife of Pte. D.H. Hass with the Canadian Army at Sussex, N.B.; Olive, at home; Wren Florence of H.M.C.S. Stadocona, Halifax; Doreen and Roberta, at home;
Pte. Edward with the Canadian Forestry Corps
overseas Stoker PO; Eugene with the R.C.N.V.R. at the east coast; John Jr. and Robert, both at home. There are three
grandchildren. The funeral will be held Tuesday afternoon at 3 o'clock from the Jenkens and Son funeral chapel.
Flank, John Wed 9 May 1945 Port Arthur News Chronicle *****
Flank, Robert Charles
The funeral of John Flank, 65, of Pearson Township, who
died Saturday, was held yesterday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Chapel, 226 South Syndicate Avenue, Fort William. Rev. Dan McIvor conducted the service. Two favorite
hymns of the deceased, Nearer My God To Thee and Safe in the Arms of Jesus were sung. Burial was in the family plot, Mountain View Cemetery. Pallbearers were Alfred
Olsen, M. Kearney, E. Johnson, L. Olsen, R. Johnson and S. Johnson.
Mon 14 Mar 2005 The Chronicle Journal
Flank, Thora (Larson)
25 Nov 1974 The Chronicle Journal
Fleming, William, Mrs.
Wed 6 June 1945 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The funeral of the late Mrs.
Priscilla Pearl Fleming, wife of William Fleming of O'Connor Township, who died Sunday in Toronto, will be held Friday afternoon at 3 o'clock from Jenkens
and Son Funeral Chapel. Rev. D. McIvor, M.P., will officiate and burial will be in the family plot, O'Connor Cemetery. The body, accompanied by two daughters,
Pearl, Mrs. Elmer Turk, of Hymers, and Mary of Toronto, arrived in the city last night.
Flontek, Mary (Valle)
Wed 8 Mar 1978 Chronicle Journal
Fri 11 Aug 1933 Fort William Daily Times Journal
Mr. and Mrs. J. Flontek have the sympathy of the community in the death of their infant daughter Thelia who died on Sunday afternoon. Besides the bereaved parents,
two half brothers, Tony and Joe, and two half sisters, Ella and Monica are left.
Sat 11 July 1936 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The death occurred suddenly last night of
William Foley at the residence of his niece Mrs. Murdock Matheson, at Harstone. He died of heart disease at the age of 77. The late Mr. Foley was born in
Ireland and had lived in Canada for many years, for several years with his niece in the Harstone farming area. The funeral will be held next Monday morning
from the St. Pius Roman Catholic Church, Harstone, to Harstone Cemetery.
Foley, William Mon 13 July 1936 Fort William Daily Times Journal*****
Solemn services were conducted this morning for the late William Foley whose death occurred last Friday. The funeral was held at 10 o'clock from the Blake Funeral
Chapel to St. Pius Roman Catholic Church, Harstone, where requiem high mass was conducted by Rev. Father J.E. McHugh. Burial was in the Harstone Cemetery.
Pallbearers were; P. Derozis, Sr., W. Merservia, Sr., P. Berry, P. Beloskie, E. Pierre, J.R. Jackson, Sr.
Tues 1 Mar 1932 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The remains of Baby Forbes, the three-month-old
child of Mr. and Mrs. W. Forbes was laid to rest in the Hymers Cemetery on Sunday afternoon. Service was held in the United Church. Rev. mr. Robb being in charge.
The pallbearers were four neighbor girls. Mr. and Mrs. Forbes have the sympathy of the neighborhood in their bereavement.
Forbes, Emma Jemima
Sat 31 Mar 1945 Fort William Daily Times Journal
South Gillies Pioneer Dies. A resident
of the district for the last 45 years and well known to a wide circle of friends, Mrs. Emma Jemima Forbes, wife of Warner Forbes of South Gillies, died early
Friday morning in hospital. She was 52 years of age. Although in failing health for some time, Mrs. Forbes' condition did not become serious until about a week
ago when she was removed to hospital. News of her death yesterday morning comes with a feeling of deep regret by the many friends of the family. Born at Bridgeburg,
Ontario, she came here 45 years ago with her parents, the late Mr. and Mrs. Jacob H. Jones and family. They settled at Sellers, Ont. She was married to Mr. Forbes
at Sellers in 1914 and then moved to South Gillies where she had made her home since. She was a member of the United Church. Besides her husband she is survived
by four daughters and two sons. They are Jemima, Mrs. G. Fecteau, 518 Hodder Avenue, Port Arthur; Abbie, Mrs. Harry Hart, Schreiber; Misses Lillian and Mary,
Grand Marias, Minn.; Warner Jr., Neys and Coraye living at home. There are six grandchildren. Also surviving are four sisters and three brothers, Mrs. Lavina
Strasser, Detroit; Mrs. Mary Woodbeck, Suite No. 8 Ross Block, Port Arthur; Mrs. A. M. Stirrett, 179 1/2 East Frederica Street; Mrs. Edward Dustin, 68 South
Alqonguin Avenue, Port Arthur; J. Jones, Toronto; Harry Jones, Mokomon and Daniel Jones British Columbia. Several nieces and nephews survive also. The funeral
will be held Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock from Jenkens and Son Funeral Chapel. Rev. D. McIvor, M.P. will officiate and burial will be in Riverside Cemetery,
Forest, William James
27 Feb 1974 Chronicle Journal
Mr. William James Forrest, aged 86 years, of Pinewood Court,
died in Hospital on Wednesday, February 27, 1974. Born at Burnstown, Ont., he was married at Calibogie to the former Mary Hunter in April 1916, they came to the area
in 1923, farming in Paipoonge Township. She predeceased him in April 6, 1968. A member of the Sons of Scotland. He is survived by two sons, John, R.R. 1, Thunder Bay F,
Gordon, 10th Ave, one daughter, Margaret, Mrs. James McMurtry, Martha St., 11, grandchildren, one great grandson, as well as other relatives survive. The last surviving
member of this family, he was predeceased by brothers Andy, Dave and Duncan, sisters, Mrs. Marion Stewart and Mrs. Mary Jane Hamilton. Funeral services will be
held on Saturday morning at 11:00 am in the Blake Funeral Chapel with Rev. Ken Moffat of First Church United officiating. Interment Stanley Hill Cemetery.
Forrest, Andrew G.
Mon 11 Aug 1924 Fort William Daily Times Journal
Andrew G. Forrest died suddenly afternoon at his home in O'Connor Township. The late Mr. Forrest was 46 years of age and is survived by his widow and six
children, one brother, D.G of the Westfort Fire Department and one brother J.D. formerly of the local mail service and now of British Columbia. The funeral
will be held Tuesday afternoon, following the arrival of the 4:10 train at the Canadian National Station. Burial will take place in Mountain View Cemetery.
Rev. Mr. R. Mumley of First Presbyterian Church, Westfort, will officiate.
Mon 1 May 1939 Port Arthur News Chronicle
Jacob Forsell, 65, native of Finland and a Kaministiquia
farmer for the past 33 years, died in hospital here this morning after a long illness. The fuenral will be held Wednesday afternoon at Kaministiquia with burial
in Dog River Valley Cemetery. Surviving him are two sons, Arni at Kaministiquia and Jack in Russia; and six daughters, Mrs. Gunnar Ulves, 295 McIntyre Street,
Port Arthur; Mrs. Joseph Peuromaki of Kaministiquia; Mrs. Arthur Berglund of Kaministiquia; Mrs. Riihi Luoma, of Finland; Mrs. Ernest Erickson of Kaministiquia;
and Miss Bertha Forsell of Kaministiquia. There are 10 grandchildren.
Forsell, Jacob Mon 1 May 1939 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The death occurred this morning in McKellar
General Hospital of Jacob Forsell, aged 65, of Kaministiquia. Born in Finland, Mr. Forsell had lived this district 33 years during most of which time he operated
a farm at Kaministiquia. He is survived by two sons, Arne of Kaministiquia and Jack in Russia; and six daughters, Mrs Joseph Peuramaki, Mrs. Arthur Berglund,
and Mrs. Ernest Erickson of Kaministiquia; Mrs. Gunnar Ulves of McIntyre Street, Port Arthur; Mrs. R. Louma in Finland, and Miss Bertha Forsell at home.
Nineteen grandchildren also survive. The funeral will be held Wednesday afternoon, leaving the funeral home, 21 Court Street North, Port Arthur at one o'clock
for service at Kaministiquia at 2:30 o'clock. Rev. M.N. Westerback of the Finnish Lutheran Church will officiate and interment will be in Dog River Valley cemetery.
Forsell, Jacob Thurs 4 May 1939 Fort William Daily Times Journal*****
The funeral of Jacob Forsell held yesterday
afternoon was attended by a large number of friends. The cortege left the funeral home, 21 Court Street North, Port Arthur at 1:30 o'clock and service was conducted
at the Kaministiquia Community Hall at 2:30 o;clock by Rev. M.N. Westerback of the Finnish Lutheran Church. interment was in Dog River Valley Cemetery. Pallbearers
were J. Nelson, E. Beck, J. Maki, G. Maki, E. Husu and H. Tysti.
Fri 6 Apr 1945 Fort William Daily Times Journal
Funeral services for Gunnar Forsgren, Murillo,
who died yesterday will be held at 1:30 Monday afternoon in Everest and Son Funeral Chapel. services will be conducted by Rev. R.W. Heikkinen of the Finnish
Lutheran Church. Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery.
Forsgren, Lempi Maria
Mon 26 Apr 1965 Fort William Daily Times Journal
Mrs. Lempi Maria Forsgren, 70, of RR 1, Murillo died Saturday at home. Born in Finland, she had been in Canada in Oliver Township for over 40 years. She was
married here to John Forsgren who predeceased her in March 1952. Surviving are two daughters, Miriam, Mrs. Walter Kartinen and Margaret, Mrs. Beikko Rampanen;
one son, William, all of Murillo; 10 grandchildren and two sisters in Finland.
Tues 23 Apr 1940 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The death occurred in hospital this morning of Wilhelmina Forsgren, 78, of Murillo, following a short illness. Mrs. Forsgren came to Canada 36 years ago
and to the lakehead about 20 years ago. She resided in Port Arthur for 10 years, and during the last 10 years had made her home with her son John, at
Murillo. She is survived by four sons, John, at Murillo; Jalmar, Detroit, Mich.; Hugo, of Pontiac, Mich.; and Gunnar, at home. There are two daughters,
Mrs. C.W. Blackstock, of Jasper, Alta and Mrs. Emil Levo, of Port Arthur. Her husband predeceased her 17 years ago. The body is at the Funeral Chapel,
299 Arthur Street, Port Arthur, and funeral arrangements will be announced later.
30 Sept 1944 Fort William Daily Times Journal
A resident of the city and district
for the last 40 years, Charles Forslund, of Conmee Township, died yesterday afternoon at the family residence following a lengthy illness. He was 68 years
old. Born in Sweden he came to Fort William 40 years ago and was employed by Barnett-McQueen Construction Company until several years ago when he retired
and took up residence at Conmee. During his long residence in the city and district he made a host of friends. He was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church.
Besides his widow, he is survived by two sons and one daughter. They are Henry, Ontario Street, Port Arthur; Herman, Bruce Street, Port Arthur; and Mrs.
Hilda Cote, of Conmee. There are thirteen grandchildren.
The funeral will be held Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Geo. E. Blake Funeral Chapel to the Zion Lutheran Church, South Marks St., at 2:30 o'clock.
Burial will be in the family plot, Mountain View Cemetery.
Foster, Pearl Katherine
Fri 21 Mar 2003 The Chronicle Journal
Tues 14 Sept 1982 The Chronicle Journal
Mr. Percy Fournier, aged 56 years of Simpson
Street died Sunday September 12, 1982. Born and raised in Fort William, he is survived by relatives here in Thunder Bay. Funeral services will be held on
Wednesday afternoon at 1:30 p.m. in the Blake Funeral Chapel with Rev. B.A. Campbell of St. Patrick's Cathedral officiating. Interment in Mountain View Cemetery.
Thurs 2 July 1931 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The death occurred at 10:30 o'clock
last night after a lengthy illness of Mrs. M. Fournier, 54, wife of Theophile Fournier of Scoble Township. The late Mrs. Fournier had been a resident of this
district for the last fifty years and news of her death comes as a shock to her many friends and acquaintances. She was a member of St. Agnes' Church and
also a member of the Ladies Aid. She took an active interest in affairs pertaining to the welfare of the church. She is survived by her husband, two sons,
William, of West Fort William, and John, of Scoble, and two daughters, Mrs. A. Bellamy, Scoble and Victoria, of Toronto. Mrs. Dion, a daughter, died a year
ago. Victoria will not be able to attend the funeral it is stated. She is also survived by three brothers, Albert and Joseph Drainville, of Scoble and J.
Drainville of Fort William, and two sisters, Mrs. E. Moran, Sherbrooke, and Mrs. L. Lalonde, Scoble. Funeral arrangements will be announced later.
Fournier, Milina, Mrs. T. Fri 3 July 1931 Fort William Daily Times Journal*****
Fox, Austin V.
The funeral of the late Mrs.
T. Fournier, who died Wednesday at the family home, Moose Hill, will be held tomorrow morning at 8:40 o'clock from the residence of her son, William Fournier,
122 West Amelia Street to St. Patrick's Church at 9 o'clock. Internment will be made in the family plot, St. Patricks's Cemetery.
Tues 27 Sept 1983 The Morning Sun, Mt Pleasant, Michigan
21 Apr 1932 Isabella County Times News, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan
27 Sept 1907 Central Michigan Times
Mrs. Eleanor Fox died of old age at her home in Winn Monday, aged nearly 84 years. Mrs. Fox has lived in this vicinity about eleven years during
which time she has won many friends, who, with eight daughters and six sons, one of whom is out townsman, Stephen Fox, are left to mourn her death.
The funeral was held Thursday from the Winn M.E. Church, Rev. Vaughn officiating. Interment in Winn Cemetery.
1 Jan 1929 Mount Pleasant Times, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan
Fox, Joseph B.
25 Nov 1926 Mount Pleasant Times, Mt Pleasant, Michigan
30 July 1931 Isabella County Times News, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan
Fox, Lavinia Caroline
20 Oct 1980 Morning Sun, Mt Pleasant, Michigan
28 Dec 1951 The Morning Sun, Mt Pleasant, Michigan
Fox, Martha Elizabeth
Fri 16 May 1924 Isabella County Enterprise, Michigan
Fox, William W.
20 Aug 1973 Daily Times News, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan
Fraaback, Hannah Horvusa
Wed 22 Aug 1922 PANC
Mrs. Hannah Torvusa Fraaback, 40 years
old, wife of Eric Fraaback of South Gillies Township died at their farm Friday August 18. Mrs. Fraaback was born at Alajarvi, Finland and came
to Canada when she was twenty-one years old. Besides her husband she leaves one sister, Mrs. Emil Seppala, Argyle Street, Port Arthur and one
aged mother in Finland. The funeral was held from Morris' Funeral Parlors Monday afternoon to the Finnish Church and thence to Riverside
Cemetery. Rev. J. Hirvi conducted the funeral. The pall-bearers were: Jacob Niemi, V. Tilhoyh, Eli Fraaback, A. Tilhoyk, H. Kantola and
Frank, Winnifred Evelyn
Sat 24 Jan 1925 - most likely Fort William Daily Times Journal
Death of Mrs. A. M. Frank - Unable to rally from the severe shock caused by the terrible burns which she received on December 30, 1924,
Mrs. A. M. Frank, wife of A. M. Frank of the Times-Journal office, died at one o'clock this morning in the Port Arthur General Hospital.
Her death has come as a great shock to her relatives and friends, for it was thought that she was recovering. All that expert medical
care and devoted nursing could do was done, but Mrs. Frank took a turn for the worst a few days ago. The doctors advised a transfusion
of blood on Thursday afternoon, and her husband submitted to the operation himself, but it was to no purpose. Yesterday Mrs. Frank commenced
to sink rapidly, and the end came early this morning. Winnifred Evelyn Frank was the daughter of Rev. T. B. Wilson and Mrs. T. B. Wilson,
now living in Winnipeg. Her father is one of the pioneer pastors of the Methodist Church in Canada, having been over fifty years in the ministry.
He was pastor of Wesley Church, Fort William, from 1900 to 1904, and removed to Boissevain, Man., where A. M. Frank and Miss Wilson were married
on February 21, 1906, returning to take up their residence in Port Arthur, where they have lived ever since. Leaves Many Relatives -
Surviving her are her husband and one daughter, Enid, aged 17; her parents, Rev. T. B. Wilson and Mrs. Wilson, Winnipeg; two sisters, Miss Rutha
Wilson, and Miss Edith Wilson, of Winnipeg; and four brothers, Arthur Percival, G.T.P. station agent at Hearst, Ont.; Egerton R., inspector for
the Royal Insurance Company, Winnipeg; Clifford, a newspaper man at Portland, Ore.; and Hubert, of the drug department, T. Eaton company, Winnipeg.
Miss Edith Wilson arrived in Port Arthur early this morning a few hours too late to see her sister alive. She came without being wired for, intending
to come, at any rate, and was shocked when the conductor of the train handed her a message stating that Mrs. Frank was dead.
Mrs. T. R. Wilson, Mrs. Frank's mother, will arrive tomorrow, and a brother, Arthur Percival, will also reach Port Arthur tomorrow.
Miss Enid Frank, the daughter, is in her second year of Arts at Wesley College, Winnipeg. She is possessed of high musical attainments, being a pianiste
of more than usual ability. A Devoted Church Worker - For many years, Mrs. A. M. Frank was a member of the Ladies' aid of Trinity Methodist Church,
of which auxiliary she was a treasurer for eight years. At the time of her death she was treasurer of the Women's Missionary Society of the church.
She was a devoted worshipper at the services and always took a great interest in church affairs and was teacher in the primary department of the Sunday
school. She was also a member of Argyle chapter, Order of the Eastern Star. Spent Girlhood Here - Mrs. A. M. Frank was beloved by a large circle offriends
in Fort William. Mrs. Frank's heart, warm and loyal to old friends, always turned to Fort William when any offered for an expression of loyalty to the home
of her girlhood. From the time the shower for the Christmas cheer fund was instituted, she has been one of the active workers, taking clerical work as
recorder, and was always one of the first to report for duty on shower day. Her bright, smiling face was always an inspiration to the other workers,
and she greatly resembled her father in her amiable and sterling qualities. The bereaved husband, A. M. Frank, has been associated with the Times-Journal
for 25 years, joining the staff in 1899. He is prominent in fraternal circles, being Junior Deacon in Thunder Bay Lodge No. 618, A. F. and A. M., a member
of Royal Lodge No. 453, A. F. and A. M., past grand superintendent of Shuniah chapter No. 82, R. A. M., and treasurer of Court Benevolence A. O. F.
A short private service will be held at the family residence, 48 Crown Street, Port Arthur, on Monday [January 26th, 1925]
afternoon at two o'clock, after which the cortege will be formed and will proceed to Trinity Methodist Church, where there will be a public service
at two-thirty, at which Rev. W. S. Reid, pastor, and Rev. W. H. Pavey will officiate. The pallbearers will be: Col. R. H. Neeland, D.S.O.; Harry Russell,
N. Pickard, George Ley, D. R. Harrison, and E. Langford. Internment will be in Riverside Cemetery. (From Ian Phillips - This all came in the contents of
a funeral card I recently bought at an antique sale in Toronto. There was a clipping about the accident, and then the obit. Very sad story!
It is the obit for the tragic death of Mrs. A. M. Frank, who died as the result of severe burns received at home when her dress was drawn into a
fireplace by a draft. Her daughter who rushed to her aid was also burned about the face and arms, but did not herself require any medical attention.
Died Saturday January 24th, 1925, aged 43 years and 11 months. (D.O.B. Feb 18, 1881)
Mon 15 May 1967 Fort William Daily Times Journal
Alton Fraser, aged 60 years, long time resident of O'Connor Township, died in hospital Sunday May 14, 1967, following a long illness. Adherent of the
United Church. Surviving nephew Gordon D. Blaikie, Kakabeka Falls; Nieces Berna, (Mrs. William Allen) of Port Arthur, Irene (Mrs. James Hill) of Dryden.
Funeral services will be held at 1:45 p.m. Tuesday in the Jenkens Funeral Home. Rev. Walter S. Cooke of the Murillo United Church will officiate and interment
will be in the family plot in Riverside Cemetery, Port Arthur.
Fraser, Edward Everett
6 Nov 1996 The Chronicle Journal
Wed 14 June 1922 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The following additional wreaths
were received at the funeral of Gordon Fraser who was buried on Monday at Cloud Bay.; floral tributes from Mr. and Mrs. Darling, Mr. and Mrs. Hillins,
Mr. Gourley, Mr. and Mrs. C. Smith, Mr. and Mrs. John Brown, Mr. and Mrs. A.J. Alexander, Mrs. J. Neal. All the school children of the Cloud Bay district
were present at the funeral.
Fri 29 Aug 1924 Fort William Daily Times Journal
Without regaining consciousness,
after having been hit on the head by a Ford car last night, at Murillo, Russell Fraser, the twelve year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Fraser of that
village, succumbed to his injuries a few minutes before noon today in the General Hospital, Port Arthur. The accident occurred shortly before dark, just
opposite the young lad's home. He had ridden on A. Todd's wagon from the village, after alighting, started across the road when a Ford car approaching
from the other direction knocked him on the head. Unconscious and severly injuring his head. Dr. R.A. Caldwell was immediately summoned from Port Arthur,
and reached the scene of the accident in 18 minutes. He rendered first aid, not wishing to subject the injured lad to further shock, and brought him
into the hospital where he never regained consciousness. The Ford Car belonged to Peter Heinoen, of Nolalu, who was driving at the time, and the other
occupants were Lempi Heinoen, his daughter, and Peter Ruppano, of Wolf Siding, and M. Lamby, of Nolalu. The accident occurred at the top of the grade
leading into Murillo, at the school house, opposite the Fraser home. The boy's father was working at Nipigon, was notified by wire at once, and arrived
in Port Arthur this morning. Besides his parents he is survived by a sister, aged 11 and a brother 4 years old. Another brother was drowned three years
ago at the same age as the deceased. A coroner's jury viewed the remains this afternoon at 2 o'clock in Morris' Undertaking Parlors and adjourned
until Tuesday afternoon at 4 o'clock.
Fraser, William Mrs.
Mon 30 Jan 1933 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The funeral of Mrs. William
Fraser, Sr., of Jackfish, was held at
9 o'clock this morning from the Funeral Home, 299 Arthur Street, Port Arthur to St. Andrew's
Roman Catholic Church. Requiem High Mass was sung by Rev. Father Dunn. During service the solo "Vent Jesu" was sung by Mrs. J.I. LaFrance. Pallbearers were -
George Lemieux, Schreiber; Joseph Nault and Alex Geurard of Fort William; P.A. Nichol of Jackfish; and J.A. Nichol and Joseph
Servais of Port Arthur. Interment was made in St. Andrew's Cemetery.
3 Aug 1924 The Aurora Beacon News, Aurora, Illinois
17 Nov 1929 The Aurora Beacon News, Aurora, Illinois
Frontek, Theresa (Tomik)
Mon 7 July 1930 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The body of Theresa Frontek of
Hymers, Ont., who died last
Thursday arrived this morning via C.N.R. from Toronto. The funeral will be held at 9 o'clock in
the morning to St. Patrick's Church. Interment will be made in St. Andrew's Cemetery. The late Mrs. Frontek is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Tomik,
of Hymers, and is survived by her husband, parents and four children. Tony M., Ella H., Monica and Joseph. Sisters of the
deceased are Mrs. Joe Piujohski of Detroit, Mich., Mrs. Loiski of Port Arthur; Mrs. Kozy of
Hymers, and Mrs. Michael Feywego, of Sellers. Geo. Tomik of Hymers is a brother.
Frost, Joseph Francis
Fri 13 Sept 1918 Fort William Daily Times Journal
Joseph Francis Frost whose death
occurred on Thursday morning, was a blacksmith by trade and came to live on a small farm at Central Point, near Murillo, a year and a half ago. He was forty-two
years of age and leaves to mourn his loss a wife and six children. Gresella, aged 13; Clifford, aged 11; Jennie, aged 8; Dilmore, aged 4; Mary, aged 2; and
Joseph, aged 1 month. His father and mother, five brothers and three sisters also survive him. Interment at Mountain View tomorrow afternoon at 2:30 from
Cameron's Undertaking Parlors. Rev. J.A. Cranston officiating.
Fri 4 Mar 1949 Fort William Daily Times Journal
Largely attended funeral services for
George Fugelsang, 77, pioneer resident and carpenter of Slate River, who died on Monday were held yesterday afternoon at two o'clock at Jenkens Funeral Home.
Services were conducted by Rev. J.A. Taylor of the Slate River Baptist Church, assisted by Major George Fugelsang of the Salvation Army, Marnette Wis., and
Major Dave Allan of The Fort William Salvation Army. During the chapel service one hymn "Jesus Saviour Pilot Me" was sung by the congregation. A solo "The
City Four Square" was rendered by Mrs. Lilly Sandstrom and a duet "Beyond The Sunset" was sung by Mrs. R. Walberg and Mrs. Sandstrom. Percival Kirby, Mus.
Bac. presided at the organ. Paying tribute to his father, Major Fugelsang spoke of the Christian Life which he had led. He said that his father was a hard
and intelligent worker-one who would always be associated with the early pioneering days of the district. Mr. Taylor mentioned Mr. Fugelsang's important
contribution to the development of the community. Interment was made in the family plot, Mountain View Cemetery. Pallbearers were W.M. Faye, E. Schutte,
Mat. Green, Louis Nelson, Gilbert Nelson and Leo Nelson. From out-of-town to attend the funeral was a son Major George A. Fugelsang of Marnette.
Fugelsang, Mrs. George
Mon 12 May 1941 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The funeral of the late Mrs.
George Fugelsang, of Slate River, who died Saturday will be held Tuesday afternoon from the Jenkens and Son Funeral Home. Rev. A.S. Roblin of the Slate
River Baptist Church assisted by Rev. David Nygren, of Chicago, will officiate. Burial will be in the family plot, Mountain View Cemetery.
Mon 12 May 1941 Fort William Daily Times Journal
Attended by many friends of the family
from the two cities and district, impressive funeral services for the late William Fulton were held Saturday afternoon. Mr. Fulton, pioneer Slate River resident,
died last Thursday. The funeral was held at 2:30 o'clock from the Jenkens and Son Funeral Home, Rev. Dr. J. Taylor, of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church officiated.
He spoke feelingly of the deceased and said words of comfort for the bereaved members of the family. Two hymns "Rock of Ages" and "Abide With Me" were sung.
Percival Kirby, mus. bac., presided at the organ. There were many beautiful floral tributes. Burial was in Mountain View Cemetery. The pallbearers were James
Billinger, Fred Stewardson, S.A. Monteith, Bert McGugan, William Payne and Joseph Tremble.
Mon 17 Sept 1928 Fort William Daily Times Journal
Elmer Fummerton, 2 month old baby son of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Fummerton, died last night at the family home at 96 S. Windemere Avenue, after a short illness.
He is survived by his parents and one brother Neil, 2 years old. The funeral was held this afternoon from the family residence at three o'clock to Mountain
View Cemetery where interment took place in the family plot. The service was conducted by Rev. H.R. Grant of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church.
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