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Oakley, Beatrice May Tues 2 Apr 1940 Port Arthur News Chronicle
The funeral of Mrs. Beatrice May Oakley, of Nolalu, who died Saturday morning in hospital here, was held yesterday afternoon at 3 o'clock from the Blake Funeral Chapel. Rev. S.F. Yeomans, of St. Luke's Anglican Church, conducted the service, which was largely attended by friends from the twin cities and district. Many beautiful flowers were received. Two hymns were sung "The King of Love My Shepeherd Is" and "The Lord is My Shepherd." Mrs. Marion Yeomans Beecher presided at the organ. Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery. Pallbearers were; Harold Heyder, Richard Heyder, Alfred Heyder and Leonard Heyder.

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Oakley, William, Mrs Tues 22 Nov 1977 Chronicle Journal

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Oakley, T. Ed. Mon 14 Jan 1907 Fort William Daily Times Journal
T. Ed. Oakley, for several years secretary of the water and light commission of Fort William, died at his home in Slate River last night at 8 o'clock. It is no exaggeration to say that during the years of his life spent in this town there was no more popular man than Ed Oakley. He was one of the fathers of our system of water and light and took an active part in the installation of the telephone system. In connection with C.H. Jackson, G.W. Brown and Joshua Dyke, the later being Mayor, Mr. Oakley worked out the details of building the system and made all the estimates for the purchase of the supplies. That was his last active work in connection with town affairs. Shortly after the installation of the telephone system, Mr. Oakley went to Gravenhurst hoping that he might stay the ravages of consumption that had already weakened his once strong frame. He remained there through the winter but he was pronounced incurable and he returned to his fathers farm in Slate River Valley and never again came to town. To those who visited him he was always as cheerful as when in good health and attending to active work. He always said he had no desire to come to town and he preferred to retain in his mind the picture of the old place as he knew it when helping to make it what it now is. Ed Oakley was one of the noblest of men and those who had the privilege of knowing him and associating with him will look back on many a pleasant hour in his company. The funeral will be held tomorrow at the home of his parents, Slate River, at 1 o'clock on Wednesday.

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Oakley, Violet (Mitchell) 6 Dec 2002 The Chronicle Journal

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O'Hara, Harry Franklin 27 Nov 1972 The Trentonian, Trenton, Ont
At Belleville General Hospital on Sunday November 26th, Harry F. O'Hara, 15 Lewis St. Belleville. Husband of the late Amanda E. O'Hara. Dear father of James, Dorothy (Mrs. Dave Keeley), Charles, Lorne, and Ralph, Belleville. Betty (Mrs. Reg. Adams) Foxboro. Carman and Harold, Consecon and the late Carl, Keith and Phyllis O'Hara. Brother of Mrs. Bertha Gleason, Belleville. In his 83rd year. Friends are invited to call at the Weaver Funeral Home on Tuesday November 28th at 3:15 p.m.. Interment in Carrying Place cemetery.

O'Hara, Harry Franklin 4 Dec 1972 The Trentonian, Trenton, Ont

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Oikkonen, A. Fri 3 June 1932 Fort William Daily Times Journal
A. Oikkonen, 43, a farmer of Intola was found dead lying across his bed late Wednesday afternoon, according to information received at provincial police headquarters today. After investigation, Dr. Charles Powell, coroner, decided that the man died from heart disease and that no inquest was necessary. The man was found dead by Daniel Jokkala. Oikkonen had benn ill for two or three days, neighbors stated. He had no relatives in Canada as far as can be learned. Interment was made yesterday in Intola Cemetery.

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Oikonen, Anselm Sat 3 Nov 1945 Port Arthur News Chronicle
A member of the council and school board of Conmee Township, Anselm Oikonen, 61, died early today at Mokomon, Ont. Born in Finland, he came to this country 43 years ago and worked on construction of the C.N.R. at the Lakehead. Later he settled on a farm in Conmee Township, which he had operated for the past 25 years. He was a member of the Finnish Lutheran Church. Surviving are his wife; three sons, Oliver and Ahti, at home, and Tauno, of Windsor, Ont.; two daughters, Hazel, at home; and Toini, Mrs. Tauno Maki, Kaministiquia. His father, Matt Oikonen lives in Finmark and there is one grandson and one granddaughter. There are four brothers, John and Arvi, of Finmark, W. Oikonen of this city, and Eino, Finland. Two sisters reside in Finland. The body is at the Funeral Home, 299 Arthur Street, pending completion of funeral arrangements.

Oikonen, Anselm Mon 5 Nov 1945 Port Arthur News Chronicle
The funeral of Anselm Oikonen, Mokomon, who died Saturday, will be held Wednesday afternoon at 3:15 from the Funeral Chapel, 299 Arthur Street to Riverside Cemetery. Rev. R.W. Heikkinen of the Finnish Lutheran church will officiate.

Oikonen, Anselm Thurs 8 Nov 1945 Port Arthur News Chronicle
The funeral of Anselm Oikonen, Mokomon, who died Saturday was held at 3:15 yesterday from the Funeral Home, 299 Arthur Street to Riverside Cemetery. Rev. R.W. Heikkinen officiated. Two hymns were and Miss Aini Rantanen at the organ. Pallbearers were Alex Touminen; Matt Paavala; and J. Rantio, and three brothers of the deceased, William, John and Arvi Oikonen.

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Oikonen, Matti Tues 7 May 1946 Fort William Daily Times Journal
Resident of the district for 47 years and a former railroad man, Matti Oikonen of Finmark died in hospital early this morning at the age of 85. A C.N.R. employee for years, Mr. Oikonen retired in 1934. Surviving are four sons, William, Port Arthur; Arvid and John, Finmark; and one son and two daughters in Finland. There are nine grandchildren. Mr. Oikonen was a member of the Finnish Lutheran church. The body rests at Sergeant's Chapel pending funeral arrangements.

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Oja, Aino Tues 11 July 1933 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The funeral of Aino Oja, who died suddenly on Saturday will be held at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon in the Intola Hall with interment in Intola Cemetery.

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Oja, Antti Thurs 11 June 1936 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The funeral of Antti Oja was held at five o'clock yesterday afternoon from the funeral home, 21 Court Street North, Port Arthur to Riverside Cemetery. Rev. J.E. Nopola officiated. Pallbearers were; John Paul, Vaine Karpoinnen, Andrew Oja and John Ronkko.

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Oja, Emil Mon 18 Jan 1932 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The death occurred in hospital, Port Arthur, yesterday morning of Emil Oja, aged 30. Mr. Oja whose home was in Hearst, had been admitted to hospital on November 20. Funeral arrangements have not been completed

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Oja, Lempi Mon 26 Apr 1965 Fort William Daily Times Journal
Mrs. Lempi Oja, 59, of Michigan Ave., Port Arthur, died Saturday in hospital after a long illness. Born in Nolalu, she had resided there until coming to Port Arthur in 1963. She was married here August 1924 to John Kukkee who predeceased her in February 1943. She later married Victor Oja in August 1948 and he predeceased her in October 1963. A member of the Lutheran faith, she is survived by one son, Sulo Kukkee, RR 4, Port Arthur, two daughters, Mrs. Alan Pykari, Nolalu and Mrs. Arne Hakamaki, Michigan Ave; two stepsons, George Oja, Ontario St., and Eino Oja, Bay St., Port Arthur, nine grandchildren; four sisters, Aini, Mrs. A. Arvelin; Aili, Mrs. F. Honkanen; Vieno, Mrs. A. Matson; and Miss Aune Pykari, all of Port Arthur and other relatives.

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Oja, Mary Sandra Mon 5 Feb 1951 Fort William Daily Times Journal
A pioneer Port Arthur resident, Mrs. Mary Sandra Oja, 72, wife of Knut Oja, died Sunday morning at the family residence, 333 Dufferin St. after a month's illness. Born in Karunki, Finland, she came to Port Arthur 52 years ago and was married there 41 years ago. She was active in the Finnish Lutheran Church for upwards of 52 years and was a member of the Sisterhood Society of the Church. Besides her husband, surviving is one daughter Velma, Mrs Albert Holman, 529 Oliver Road. There are two grandchildren. Also surviving are three brothers and one sister. The brothers are John Harri of Sellars, Ont; Charles Harri of Slate River; and Isaac Harri, 114 Rowand St, Fort William. The sister is Mrs. Mina Peterson, 346 Pearl St. Port Arthur. There are no other relatives here. The body rests at the Everest Funeral Chapel pending funeral arrangements.

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Oja, Mrs. Oscar 16 Sept 1940 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The funeral of Mrs. Oscar Oja, of Kaministiquia, was held 2 o'clock Saturday afternoon from the Funeral Chapel, 299 Arthur Street, Port Arthur. Rev. J.E. Nopola of the Finnish Lutheran Church officiated. There was a large attendance. Interment was made in the Intola Cemetery. Pallbearers were D. Kivisto, J. Kivisto, N. Wirta and S. Siren.

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Oja, Veikko "Vic" 19 May 1971 The Chronicle Journal

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Oja, Victor Mon 7 Oct 1963 Fort William Daily Times Journal
A resident of the district for 50 years, Victor Oja, 76, of Nolalu, died Sunday in hospital after a long illness. He had worked in bush operations in this area and for the past 17 years lived at Nolalu. He was a member of Evangelical Lutheran Congregation. Surviving are his wife Lempi; two sons, George and Eino, both of Port Arthur; stepson Sulo Kukkee, R.R.4 Port Arthur, and two stepdaughters, Elma (Mrs. Allan Pykari) Nolalu, and Elsie (Mrs. Aarne Hakamaki) Port Arthur.

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Ojala, Anselmi 7 Feb 1969 Fort William Daily Times Journal

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Ojala, Anna (Hari) 8 Jan 1977 The Chronicle Journal

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Ojala, Auli Amanda Wed 29 Apr 1981 The Chronicle Journal

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Ojala, Charles Nestor Sat 18 May 1940 Port Arthur News Chronicle
The funeral of Charles Nestor Ojala, resident of Leeper Siding, who died Wednesday morning will be held Monday afternoon from the Jenkens and Son funeral Chapel at 12:30 o'clock to the family home at Leeper at two o'clock. Rev. J.E. Nopola will conduct the service and burial will be in the Leeper Cemetery.

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Ojala, Darcy 8 Dece 1971 The Chronicle Journal

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Ojala, Denise Elizabeth Mon 1 Oct 1956 Fort William Daily Times Journal
Funeral services for baby Denise Elizabeth Ojala, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eino Ojala, of South Empire Avenue, Port Arthur, who died Wednesday were held at 11 a.m. Saturday from the Everest Home to Riverside Cemetery. Rev. J.W. Sippola, of Finnish National Evangelical Lutheran Church officiated. Two Finnish hymns were sung. Pallbearers were John Garland, Alan Manuth, William Mitchell and Aarne Hakamaki.

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Ojala, Eero Fri 14 Oct 1955 Fort William Daily Times Journal
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Ojala, Eero Sat 15 Oct 1955 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The funeral of Eero Ojala, 26, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Ojala of Finmark, who was killed in a traffic mishap near Sunshine Thursday will be held Monday from Everest's Chapel at 3:15 p.m. to Riverside Cemetery, with services by Rev. J.W. Sippola of the Finish National Lutheran Church. Born in Finland, Eero Ojala came to Canada with his parents as an infant of six months. Educated in Finmark he had been employed by various timber contractors, latterly, the Great Lakes Paper Co. Surviving are the parents, two brothers, Eino of 251 W. Frederica St. Fort William, Allan, at home: two sisters, Elsie, Mrs Allan Mannula of McKenzie and Lila at home. Other relatives live in Finland and the United States.

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Ojala, Eino 16 Mar 1970 The Chronicle Journal

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Ojala, Emil Wed 12 Dec 1962 Fort William Daily Times Journal
Resident of the district for 58 years, Emil Ojala, 72, died unexpectedly Tuesday at his home in Intola. born in Finland, he came to Canada, directly to the Lakehead in 1904 and for the past 55 years had lived at Intola. He worked in woods operations until retirement seven years ago. Surviving are two brothers, Anselmi, of Intola, and Hjalmari, Sudbury, and a sister Hilma (Mrs. Harry Freeman) Vancouver.

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Ojala, Helmi Alexandra 3 July 1976 The Chronicle Journal

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Ojala, Hilda Mon 25 May 1953 Fort William Daily Times Journal
A resident of this district for 46 years. Mrs. Hilda Ojala, 63, wife of Selmi Ojala, Intola, died in Port Arthur Hospital shortly after admittance last night. Born in Vaasan Laani, Finland, she came to Fort William 46 years ago. She moved to Intola 40 years ago and has resided there since. She was married in Port Arthur 44 years ago. Besdies her husband, surviving is one son, Reino, Intola and a grandson Olave. A brother, Kusti Kulmala lives in Fort William and a sister Mrs. Mary Salo, in Intola. The funeral will be held at 3:15 p.m. Thursday from the Everest Funeral Chapel to Riverside Cemetery for burial. Rev. T. Pajala will officiate.

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Ojala, Hilma Tues 2 Aug 1966 Fort William Daily Times Journal
"Mrs. Ojala dies at [75]" Mrs. Hilma Ojala, 75, of Nolalu, died in hospital Monday. Born in Kourtaine, Vaasan Laani, Finland, she came to Canada and [the] Nolalu area in 1902. In 1907 she was married to Kalle Ojala. A member of Nolalu Lutheran Church, she was predeceased by her husband in 1940, and daughters Suoma in 1920, Florine (Mrs. Onni [Peltola]) in 1953 and Taini (Mrs. Svend Jacobsen) in 1964. Surviving are five sons, Sulo, Port Arthur; Arvo, RR 1 Nolalu; Toivo, 338 Hallam St.; Eino, Houston B.C.; and Emil, Nanaimo, B.C.; six daughters, Vieno (Mrs. Frank [Hakamaki]), RR 1, Nolalu; Ina (Mrs. Calvin Parker), 308 Hallam St.; Millie (Mrs. Ernest Gaudreau), Kakabeka Falls; [Velma] (Mrs. Matt Maa), 314 Hallam St.; Mae (Mrs.Alf Nelson), 209 McVicker St.; Tynne (Mrs. Toivo Erickson), 318 Hallam St.; 19 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and other relatives. (Obituary & Corrections sent by Gord Walford)

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Ojala, Ivari Z. 9 Sept 1966 Fort William Daily Times Journal

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Ojala, Jalmari Fri 21 Jan 1944 Fort William Daily Times Journal
Jalmari Ojala, 54, of 41 Secord Street, Port Arthur died in Port Arthur Hospital early this morning. Born in Finland Mr. Ojala came to this country and the lakehead 21 years ago. He was a member of the Finnish Lutheran Church. Surviving are his wife Hendriika, two sons, Martii of Sellers, Unto of Port Arthur; a daughter Hilkka, Port Arthur, three brothers in Finland and three grandchildren.

Ojala, Jalmari Fri 21 Jan 1944 Port Arthur News Chronicle
Jalmari Ojala, 54, 41 Secord Street, died in hospital here early this morning. Born in Finland, Mr. Ojala came to Port Arthur 21 years ago and had resided here ever since. Surviving are his wife Hendriika, two sons, Martii, Sellers, Ont., and Unto, Port Arthur; and one daughter, Miss Hilkka Ojala, 34 Machar Avenue. He also leaves three brothers in Finland. The body is at the Chapel, 299 Arthur Street.

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Ojala, John Jaakko 29 May 1968 Fort William Daily Times Journal

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Ojala, Jonas Mon 10 Feb 1930 Port Arthur News Chronicle
Jonas Ojala, seventy-four years old, farmer in the Intola district, died suddenly Sunday noon of heart disease. He had been thirty years in Canada. His wife and three sons survive. Dr. C.N. Laurie, Coroner, was notified of the circumstances of death and decided an inquest unneccessary. The body was not brought into the city, but will be buried in the Intola Cemetery.

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Ojala, Joseph 4 Nov 1980 The Chronicle Journal

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Ojala, Kalle J. 8 Oct 1969 Fort William Daily Times Journal

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Ojala, Martha 1 Apr 1965 Fort William Daily Times Journal

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Ojala, Martti 21 May 1980 The Chronicle Journal

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Ojala, Nestor Thurs 3 Nov 1932 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The death occurred yesterday in McKellar Hospital following a lengthy illness of Nestor Ojala, 75, of Pearson Township. The late Mr. Ojala had resided in the district for the last 32 years, operating a farm. He had been retired for the last few years. He is survived by four sons, Chas and William, of Leeper; Oscar of South Gillies; and Elmer of Nolalu, and two daughters, Mrs Arvi Harri, of Nolalu and Mrs. A. Oinonen of South Gillies. The funeral will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2:30 o'clock from the home of his son, William, at Leeper. Interment will be made in the Leeper Cemetery. The Finnish Lutheran Church Minister will officiate.

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Ojala, Unto "Blondie" 12 July 1976 The Chronicle Journal

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O'Keefe, Catherine 17 Apr 1942 Fort William Daily Times Journal
Mrs. John O'Keefe pioneer resident of Scoble Township who died Monday was buried yesterday afternoon. The funeral service was held in the George E. Blake Chapel. Rev. J.E. Nopola of the Finnish Lutheran Church officiated and two hymns were sung, Sun Of My Soul and Abide With Me. Aini Rantanen A.T.C.M. was the organist. There was a large gathering of friends for the service. Burial was in the family plot in Scoble Cemetery. Pallbearers were Louis Klages, Henry Klages, Donald Rea, Ben Slomke, George Foster and William Witzell.

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O'Keefe, Irene Mon 20 Jan 1986 The Chronicle Journal

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O'Keefe-Polhill, Judy Lynn Wed 2 July 2003 The Chronicle Journal

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Oksanen, Aina Olga 12 Feb 2000 Chronicle Journal

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Oksanen, Jack 31 Aug 1940 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The death occurred last night in a Port Arthur Hospital of Jack Oksanen, 60, a resident of South Gillies for several years. The body was removed to the Funeral Parlors, 299 Arthur Street, Port Arthur while funeral arrangements are being made.

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Oksanen, John 6 Sept 1979 Chronicle Journal

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Oksanen, Lempi Susanne 10 July 1952 Fort William Daily Times Journal

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Oleksuk, Michael Mark Mon 8 Jan 1996 Chronicle Journal

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Oleksuk, William Tues 22 Sept 1988 Chronicle Journal

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Oleski, Maria Mary Tues 22 Nov 1977 Chronicle Journal

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Ollikkala, Edward Tues 14 Dec 1948 Port Arthur News Chronicle
Edward Ollikkala, 60, of 319 River Street, died unexpectedly in hospital here last night. He had for many years operated a business on Bay Street. Born in Finland he had resided here since 1911. Surviving are his wife Hilda; a son, Usko, Toronto, expected here by plane today; a daughter, Irma, Mrs. Fred Spain, Toronto; one grandson and a nephew. The body is at the Chapel, 21 North Court Street.

Ollikkala, Edward Wed 15 Dec 1948 Port Arthur News Chronicle
The funeral of Edward Ollikkala, 60, of 319 River Street, who died Monday, will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Chapel, 21 North Court Street to Riverside Cemetery. Rev. W.C. Mercer of St. Pauls's United Church will officiate. A son, Usho, of Toronto, arrived by plane yesterday to attend the funeral.

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Olsen, Dorothy 28 July 1977 The Chronicle Journal

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Olsen, Mrs. John Henry Wed 13 Oct 1943 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The funeral of the late Mrs. John Henry Olsen, William Street, Neebing Township, who was injured fatally on Saturday night, was held this morning at 8:30 o'clock from the Geo. E. Blake Funeral Chapel. From the chapel the cortege proceeded to St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church where requiem high mass was celebrated by Rev. Father Joseph Cano. Members of the Boys' choir attended. Many friends of the family were in attendance. Burial was in St. Patricks' Cemetery with Rev. Father Lyons officiating at the graveside. The pallbearers were; Richard Payne; William Ferguson; E.E. Nicholin; P.J. Collins, of Chapleau; C. Cirgley and E. Zipiluk. Last evening members of the Catholic Women's League and friends gathered at the funeral chapel to recite the rosary, led by Rev. Father Cano.

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Olsen, Karen Sofie Tues 18 July 1944 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The funeral of Karen Sofie Olsen, 48, resident of Slate River Valley, who died Sunday morning will be held at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon in Jenkens and Son Funeral Chapel where services will be conducted by Rev. Agnew H. Johnston, of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. Interment will be made in Mountain View Cemetery.

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Olson, Alfred Wed 6 Mar 1946 Fort William Daily Times Journal
A resident of O'Connor township for the last 18 years and well known to a wide circle of friends, Alfred (Fred) Olson, died this morning. He was 75 years of age. Born in Sweden, Mr. Olson resided there until he was 19 years of age when he moved to the United States and settled in Chicago. Twenty-two years ago he moved to Kenora district and lived at Dyment for four years. Eighteen years ago he came to O'Connor township to farm and had resided there since. He was a devout member of the Swedish Lutheran Church. Besides his widow he is survived by five sons and three daughters. They are; Albin, Kenora; Tebert, Sweden; Sgn. Robert, serving overseas; Cpl. Leonard, who returned recently from overseas; Carl, living at home; Hillevi, Mrs. Gus Augustine, Dyment; Annie, Mrs. George Almgren, Kakabeka; and Svea, Mrs. Arthur Eady, International Highway. There are 13 grandchildren. Several nieces and nephews survive also. The body is resting at the Blake Funeral Chapel pending funeral arrangements.

Olson, Alfred Tues 12 Mar 1946 Port Arthur News Chronicle
The funeral of Alfred (Fred) Olson, 75, O'Connor, who died Tuesday, was held Friday afternoon at 2:30 from the Chapel, 200 South May Street, Fort William, with Rev. Dan McIvor, M.P., officiating. The hymns, Nearer My God to Thee and Rock of Ages, were sung. Percival Kirby, Mus Bac., was organist. Burial was in the family plot, O'Connor cemetery. Pallbearers were C. Eady, Claud Campbell, William Fleming, Carl Miller, P.A. Winslow and John Muir.

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Olson, Ernest Fri 28 Nov 1958 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The funeral of Ernest Olson, 81, Stanley Dairy farmer who died suddenly Thursday will be held Monday at 1:30 p.m. in the Jenkens Funeral Home. Rev. Dan McIvor of the United Church will officiate. Interment will be in the family plot, Stanley Hill Cemetery

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Olson, Esaias Mon 11 May 1931 Fort William Daily Times Journal
Esaias Olson, of Murillo, died in the Port Arthur Hospital on Saturday evening at the age of 48. He had been ill for three days. Besides his wife, he leaves two daughters and three sons. They are; Mrs. C. Wiggins, 351 North John Street, Fort William, and Gladys, Henry, Clarence and Wilfred at home. Mr. Olson had been a farmer in Murillo for 21 years. The funeral will be held on Tuesday afternoon, leaving the Everest Funeral Parlors, Port Arthur, at one o'clock and proceeding to the Murillo United Church, where services will be conducted at 2:30 o'clock. The Rev. M. E. Graham will be in charge. Interment will be made in Stanley Hill Cemetery.

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Olson, Lars Peter Thurs 22 Sept 1949 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The funeral of Lars Peter Olson, 70, of Finmark who died Monday was held at 3 p.m. yesterday from Everest's Chapel to Riverside Cemetery. Rev. W.J. Taylor of Elm Pentecostal Tabernacle officiated. Mrs. P, Whiteey was at the organ for the hymns "Rock of Ages" and "Safe In The Arms of Jesus." Pallbearers were Eric Anderson, Eric Osterholm, Andrew Norquist, John Olson, August Holm and Emil Jacobson.

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Olson, Leonard Thurs 22 Dec 2005 The Chronicle Journal

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Olson, Mamie Mon 8 Dec 1975 The Chronicle Journal

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Olson, Margaret Florence (Delyea) Tues 26 May 1992 Chronicle Journal

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Olson, Neami Tues 10 Oct 1950 Fort William Daily Times Journal
Mrs. Neami Olson, 73, died Monday noon at the home of her daughter Mrs. Arthur Eady, North Neebing. She had been in failing health for the past year. Resident of the city and district for 24 years, she was born in Oland, Sweden. With her family she came to Dyment, Ont. where she lived for four years and then moved to Kakabeka Falls. She had lived in the city for five years. Mrs. Olson was a member of the Swedish Lutheran Church. Her husband Frederick Olson, died in March 1946. Surviving are three sons and four daughters. The daughters are; Hillevi, Mrs. Gus Augustine, Dyment; Annie, Mrs. George Almgren, Kakabeka Falls; Swen, Mrs. Arthur Eady, North Neebing. Her sons are; Tilbert of Sweden; Albin of Kenora and Robert of North Neebing; Leonard of Kakabeka Falls; Carl of Pearl, Ont. There are 16 grandchildren. One sister, Miss Hilma Olson and a brother August Olson live in Sweden. There are several other relatives at the lakehead and the old country. The funeral will be held Thursday at 3:15 p.m. from the Blake Funeral Chapel to O'Connor Cemetery for burial in the family plot. Rev. Dan McIvor, M.P. will officiate.

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Olson, Wilfred Nils Sat 3 July 1993 The Chronicle Journal

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O'Neill, Harry Sat 4 Feb 1984 The Chronicle Journal

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O'Neill, Thomas Harold Thurs 4 Dec 1986 The Chronicle Journal

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Opie, Gertrude Mon 6 Apr 1936 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The funeral of Mrs. Gertrude Opie was held at 2:30 o'clock this afternoon from the home of her daughter, Mrs. W. Strachan, 176 College St, Port Arthur to Riverside Cemetery, Rev. H. Heathfield officiated. The hymns "Safe In the Arms of Jesus" and Abide with Me" were sung. Pallbearers were Harry Stafford, William Strachan, Alex Gray, Thomas Friday, Campbell Hunter and William Murray

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Osipenko, Daniel Sat 14 Mar 1931 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The death occurred Thursday at the home of his parents in Blake Township of baby Daniel Osipenko, two-weeks-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Osipenko. Besides his parents he is survived by five sisters and two brothers. The funeral was held this afternoon at 3 o'clock from the Blake Funeral Parlor to St. Patrick's Cemetery.

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Osmar, Audrey Euncie Mon 28 Sept 1928 Fort William Daily Times Journal
Audrey Eunice Osmar, aged two and half years, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Osmar, of Pearl, died Saturday night in St. Joseph's hospital, Port Arthur. The body is at Sargent and Son's funeral parlors and the funeral arrangements are not yet concluded as the father of the child is not at his home at present and is coming to Port Arthur to make arrangements.

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Oster, John Henry Mon 9 Sept 1946 Fort William Daily Times Journal
John Henry Oster, 76, pioneer resident for over 50 years of Murillo, died Saturday afternoon in a Port Arthur Hospital. He was born in Goderich, Ont., and came to farm at Murillo 50 years ago. He worked his land until retiring 10 years ago. He still continued living in the district until ill-health compelled hospital attention. He is survived by two daughters and two sons; Ethel, Mrs. L. Bradford, 203 Leslie Ave, Port Arthur; Ena, Mrs. Eli Trottier, 120 Water Street, Port Arthur; George and John, both of Murillo. Surviving also are brothers, Robert of Napanee and Frank of Athlone, Ont. His death is also mourned by a very large family which includes 14 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Wednesday morning leaving the Everest Funeral Chapel at 8:45 for mass at St. Andrew's Roman Catholic Church at nine. Burial will be in St. Andrew's Cemetery. Prayers will be said Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock.

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Overy, Ben Mon 25 Feb 1946 Fort William Daily Times Journal
Death occurred in Port Arthur Hospital Saturday of Ben Overy, 80, resident of Murillo. A native of Norway, he had lived in this district for 34 years. He is survived by his wife and a sister who lives in Norway. The funeral will be held Wednesday afternoon leaving the Sargent Funeral Chapel, Port Arthur, at one o'clock for services at the United Church, Murillo at 2 at which Rev. M.J.V. Shaver will officiate. Burial will be in the Stanley Hill cemetery.

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