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Obituaries


Matti Hirvas

Matti Hirvas

It is with great sadness the family of Matti Hirvas announce his peaceful passing at St. Joseph’s Hospice on May 1, 2019, with family by his side. Born February 21, 1943 in Haapavesi, Finland to Helen and Kristian Hirvasoja.
Ermenegildo "Gildo" Marinig

Ermenegildo "Gildo" Marinig

Mr. Ermenegildo “Gildo” Marinig, age 87 years, passed away peacefully with his wife by his side on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 in Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre.
Nora Flynn (Bristow)

Nora Flynn (Bristow)

Mrs. Nora Flynn, age 95, passed away peacefully at her home in Sister Lila Greco Apartments on Monday, April 29, 2019. Nora was born in Carnforth, England, married John Flynn in Lancashire, England in 1946 and came to Canada as a war bride.
William John Gilbert

William John Gilbert

William John ``Jack`` Gilbert, age 94 years, passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 28, 2019 with his family at his side. Jack was born in Kenora on September 23, 1924, and grew up near the train station of Quorn, Ontario, and Vickers Heights.
Randy Ferguson

Randy Ferguson

Mr. Randy H. Ferguson, age 57, passed away on Saturday, April 27, 2019 in St. Michael’s Hospital of Toronto, Ontario with his wife at his side, after succumbing to a life-long battle with Cystic Fibrosis.
Ken Lewis

Ken Lewis

Ken Lewis, age 62 years, passed away on April 30, 2019 in Thunder Bay surrounded by family. Ken was born September 4, 1956 in London, Ontario. In Thunder Bay, he started work on the railroad straight out of high school.
Antonia Chiarot

Antonia Chiarot

It is with great sadness the family of Antonia Chiarot regretfully announce her passing on April 30th, 2019 at the age of 86 years after a lengthy illness.
Bonnie Kane

Bonnie Kane

Bonnie Maureen Kane (Hurley) 74 years old passed away peacefully from ALS on April 29, 2019 at Thunder Bay Regional Hospital with her family by her side. Bonnie was born August 9, 1944 in Fort William, Ontario to Dorothy and Ernest Hurley.

Christine Joyce Anne Schaworski (Bodner)

Mrs. Christine Joyce Anne Schaworski (nee Bodner), age 68 years, passed away peacefully with family by her side, on Monday, April 29, 2019 in Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre after a courageous battle with M.S.
Richard "Garth" Shaver

Richard "Garth" Shaver

Mr. Richard Garth Shaver, aged 68 years, died peacefully in hospital Saturday, April 27, 2019. Born October 14, 1950, Garth grew up in Newington (North Valley), Ontario, the oldest son of Kenneth Clifford and Mary Jean Shaver (nee Sanderson).