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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - June 13, 2015, Winnipeg, Manitoba A30 www. passages. winnipegfreepress. com WINNIPEG FREE PRESS, SATURDAY, JUNE 13, 2015 TEST passages. winnipegfreepress. com Today’s Obituary Notices ANDREWS ( nee WARNOCK), Merle Grace ARMITAGE , Garry William BARDSLEY ( WHILLIER), Lorraine Shupley BARTMAN ( nee ANTONIUK), Anna ( Toni) BASAROWICH , Pamella Wendy BASKERVILLE , Denise BENTLEY ( nee O’NEIL), Alma Ruth BERLINER , Sonia BLAIR , Vernis BOULTON , Donald George BOWMAN , Lanette BROWN , Freda Gladys ( Fleming) BURKETT ( nee GREGORY), Norma Leah CAMPBELL , Blaine CASPER ( nee CLUPP), Esther Ida CHARLES , Albert Arthur CHUDY , Gary CLOSE ( nee JAMIESON), Phyllis Elizabeth Marjorie CROSLEY ( nee GEDDES), Margaret M. ( Peggy) CROZIER , S. J. ( Jack) CSUPAK , Rezso ( Joe) CYR , Alfred ( Fred) DALES , Davis Nelson DECOCK ( nee BRIESE), Laverne Frances DOWNEY , James Robert DOYLE , Doris ENNIS ( nee MACKIDD), Jean Allison EWANCHUK , Walter FENN , Muriel E. FIWCHUK , Jenny FORBES ( nee CROZIER), Laura Isabel GAUER , George Henry GREATIX , Major John Edward HAIKO , Adelaide HARRISON , Marc William HIGHAM ( nee MURRAY), Margaret Eleanor HILL JR. , George HORVATH , George HUMPHREY , Dorothy HURST , Doreen JORHEIM , Norman Lloyd KENDALL , Donald William KERKHAM , Hilda Mary KOHUT , Walter KOMADOWSKI , Edward Clifford KOPILAS ( nee SHIRRITT), Merle Catherine Pauline KULUK , Alexander LADEROUTE , Beverley Marlene LAIRD , Adam Marshall LECLERC , Ronald Dennis LECOUILLARD , Mervin LENCHYSHYN , Dennis Robert LESKO , Mike LODGE , Andrew Ritchie MCLINTOCK ( nee BRISTOW), Muriel MESERVIER , Dennis MILNE ( nee ASHTON), Donna Elaine MORASH ( nee VAN GORDOR), Esther Ann MORRAN , Darla MUDRAY ( nee SOROKOWSKI), Katie MUROWANY , Stefania MURPHY , Allan James MYSKIW , William NEUFELD , Dietrich NEULS ( nee IRONSIDE), Evelyn O’NEIL , Daniel Kenneth PALMERTON , Diana Lee PAPETTI , Federico PARKER , Sharon Lorraine PASSEY ( nee SWAIN), Ivy Bertha PEARASE , Stuart PETERSEN , Mariane PETERSON , Peter Donald PHILPOTT , Wayne Arthur POFFENROTH , Dorothy PONTIFEX , Carl Ernest RINELLA , Antonino RIPPIN , Cecil ROSS , Edith Grace SANTOS , Luis Manuel Marques SHIPMAN ( nee HALLICK), Phyllis Elizabeth SIGNORE , Antonio SINGER , David SMITH , Bernard Peter SMITH , Karen Eileen SMYTH , Valentine STINSON , John ( Jack) Wilfred STONOGA ( nee GRENDA), Joyce STRACHAN ( nee RADUL), Ellen TRIDER , Gordon VERBRUGGE , Roy John ( Jack) WALSH , David WATCHER ( nee WILSON), Marlene Margaret WEHRLE , William ( Bill) WHALLEY ( nee WHITE), ( Agnes Hilda) Joan WILLIAMS , Evelyn Doreen WITTS ( nee BELLOFF), Joyce ( Joy) Ann WRIGHT ( nee CARUK), Joan Patricia YOUNG , James Notices may not appear in alphabetical order. MERLE GRACE ANDREWS ( nee WARNOCK) On June 9, 2015, Merle passed away peacefully at St. Boniface Hospital at the age of 88 years. She was predeceased by her husband Basil. Merle is survived by two brothers Ken ( Blanche) and Jack ( Doreen) and numerous nieces and nephews. At her request no funeral service will be held. Interment will take place at Rossburn Cemetery at a later date. 204- 586- 8044 LANETTE BOWMAN Lanette passed away June 5, 2015 age 70 years. Shawn Arnason, Funeral Director, in care of arrangements. Mosaic Funeral Chapel, 1006 Nairn Ave., ( 204) 275- 5555 www. mosaicfunerals. ca SONIA BERLINER Sonia Berliner passed away on Sunday, June 7, 2015 with her daughter Elaine by her side. She is survived by her two daughters Elaine and Betty, and her brother Norman. She was predeceased by her husband Morris, who she missed terribly. She was also predeceased by her five siblings and infant daughter. Funeral was held at Etz Chayim, 123 Matheson Ave. at 11: 00 a. m., Tuesday, June 9. Condolence meal followed at the Gwen Sector, 1588 Main St. Thank you for the wonderful care at the Victoria Hospital, also to the Simkin Centre. Donations to a charity of your choice. TEST TEST Ask the Funeral Director 204- 668- 3151 voyagefuneralhome. com Mike Vogiatzakis Q: What services must a Funeral Director provide to a client? A: Funeral directors and embalmers meet families and clients when someone has died. Because this is often an emotional time and unfamiliar experience, families are vulnerable. Funeral directors and embalmers have a legal and ethical responsibility to provide fair, nonjudgmental and competent information and service. In matters regarding accountability to the families and clients, funeral directors must: a) Provide a copy of the Board’s brochure to the consumer for their permanent use, at the first meeting. b) Provide fair and consistent services, without discrimination against individuals, respecting the faiths, beliefs and customs of the families they serve; c) Uphold in the strictest confidence matters pertaining to the family of the deceased; d) Provide funeral services that balance compassion for the family with understanding of the gravity of their grief; e) Explain what products and services are required by law and which are optional, in a fair and nonjudgmental manner; f) Indicate clearly if products, offered for sale or use, have been used before; g) Ensure family decisions on all matters ( including services, timing, and prices), have been fulfilled, whenever reasonable; h) Explain any document presented to a client, including any that require signature; i) Explain the option of embalming and consequences of delayed embalming, when applicable; j) Obtain permission, written preferably, of next of kin or designated representative, to embalm or cremate; and k) Indicate clearly the full range of available benefits and options of social services, veteran’s affairs, and various government and private agencies to which the individual may be entitled. GARRY WILLIAM ARMITAGE January 9, 1927 - June 8, 2015 Peacefully at the age of 88, Garry Armitage passed away on June 8, 2015. Garry spent his life dedicated to his family and helping others. He enjoyed coaching hockey and baseball at Riverview Community Centre, fishing with his best friend Bob Lesperance, camping, and being a jack of all trades. He worked at Bulman Industries for 43 years and was on the Board of Directors for Premier Personnel Corp until his passing. Garry leaves to remember him: his loving wife of 61 years Dorothy, sons David Sr. ( Joan) and Roy, grandson David Wayne ( Sheila), greatgrandson Drex, sister Audrey ( Wray), brotherin- law Dave ( Vin), and dear friend Stan, as well as many close friends many of whom fondly called him Grandpa. He was predeceased by his parents Leslie and Lillian, sister Vin, daughterin- law Joan, and great- granddaughter Karrys. Garry will be missed by a great many! The family will be having a gathering to celebrate Garry’s life at their family home on Sunday, June 14, 2015 from 1: 00 p. m. to 4: 00 p. m. All are welcome. The Armitage family would like to give their heartfelt thanks to St. Boniface Hospital and Riverview Health Centre for the wonderful care and concern they gave Garry. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Premier Personnel Corp. VERNIS BLAIR October 12, 1928 - June 7, 2015 Peacefully, surrounded by his wife, children and grandchildren, Vernis left us to be with our Lord and Saviour. Funeral service will be held at Calvary Temple, June 20, 2015 at 2: 00 p. m. Longer obituary to follow. KLASSEN FUNERAL HOME 1897 HENDERSON HWY. 204- 338- 0331 Condolences may be sent to www. klassenfuneralhome. com LORRAINE SHUPLEY BARDSLEY ( nee WHILLIER) A service celebrating Lorraine's life was held on Monday, June 8, 2015 at 3: 00 p. m. in Wojcik's Funeral Chapel 1020 Main Street @ Manitoba Avenue with the Rev. James Bardsley, presider. Wojcik’s Funeral Chapel, 1020 Main Street, Winnipeg, MB in care of arrangements 204.586.8668. For those who wish to sign Wojcik’s online Guest Book please visit our website at www. wojciksfuneralchapel. com TEST TEST NORMA LEAH BURKETT ( nee Gregory) Passed away peacefully on June 8, 2015. Born in 1925, she was raised on Alverstone Street in Winnipeg. She married and moved to Flin Flon, Manitoba where she raised her four children: Greg Burkett ( Linda) of Kelowna, BC, Leah McNish ( Douglas) of Winnipeg, MB, Glen Burkett ( Kirsten) of Flin Flon, MB and Laura Wilson ( Donald) of Whitehorse, YT. Norma is fondly remembered by her children, 10 grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, step grandchildren, sister Phyllis Bell of Winnipeg, and numerous nieces and nephews. Mom was a dedicated volunteer working with the Canadian Mental Health Association, teaching spoken poetry and canvassing for various organizations. She was involved with Toastmasters for years and was an advocate of lifelong learning. Mom was proud of her involvement with the Order of the Eastern Star and was Matron of the Flin Flon Chapter, receiving her 50 year pin. Mom was an active bridge player, golfer, curler and traveller. She enjoyed her years working for Manitoba Environment in Winnipeg. Norma was a loving mother and grandmother and a very loyal friend. She will be profoundly missed by her children. We love you mom. ANNA ( TONI) BARTMAN ( nee ANTONIUK) As written by Anna Bartman: Born near Winnipeg, at Cabot, MB, received her education at suburban schools, United College, ( University of Winnipeg) University of Manitoba, St. Boniface School of Nursing and Post Graduate Surgery, Minneapolis, MN, USA. Throughout her lifetime she had a profound appreciation for classical music, having studied voice, pianoforte and theory and earned diplomas from The Royal Academy of Music, London England and the University of Toronto Conservatory of Music. Always interested in sports, she was an outstanding athlete excelling at track and field and was the recipient of many awards. At University she was awarded the Senior Athletic Letters, in recognition of her achievements. After marriage she was actively involved in the Hotel industry, with her late husband. During her lifetime she maintained a keen interest in business and finance and was elected to and served on the Executive of investment clubs. In 1963 she resumed her nursing career and progressed from Casual duty to the position of Supervisor. During this period she was instrumental in organizing the nursing staff at the Heal Sciences Centre ( Winnipeg General Hospital) and subsequently were successful in receiving their certification. She represented the Provincial Council and the Health Sciences Centre on the Negotiating Committee when they bargained contracts with the Manitoba Hospital Commission. She was elected to and served on the Education Committee. After retiring from nursing she received an appointment from the Executive Director of the Manitoba Association of Registered Nurses and served on the Awards Committee. ln 1971 she enlisted in the Militia and served as a Nursing Officer with the 18th Medical Coy, and was proud that her contribution enabled their First Aid team to be awarded the Ryerson Trophy, emblematic of the best First Aid team in Canada. Predeceased by her husband Stanley in 1994, twin daughter Mary, her parents Justyna and George and her brother William. Service to be held at Cropo Funeral Chapel, 1442 Main St. at 11.00 a. m., June 20, 2015. After the service, entombment in the Mausoleum in All Saints Cemetery. Luncheon to follow upstairs at Cropo. 204- 586- 8044 DENISE BASKERVILLE It is with sadness that we announce the passing of our aunt, Denise Baskerville ( nee Papegnies) on June 7, 2015, at the age of 91, at her home in Winnipeg. She was born April 13, 1924 in Everbeek, Belgium. Denise grew up on the family farm in Swan Lake, giving her a lasting appreciation of nature. She moved to the city in 1944 and worked in various venues including sewing factories, Canada Packers, and J. B. Carters. In 1969, she married Jim Baskerville and together they started their own business, Baskerville Automatic Transmissions. Upon retirement, they enjoyed many years of travelling. Denise loved going dancing, entertaining and playing cards with friends. She was a member of a number of clubs including the Belgian Club. Denise always enjoyed baking and cooking and was a talented seamstress. She also enjoyed gardening; her green thumb evident by the abundance of houseplants she always carefully tended. Left to mourn are her nieces, Belinda and Gail Kotschorek, and great- niece Breanne Howarth, several cousins, nieces, nephews and relatives in Manitoba and Belgium, as well as many friends. She was predeceased by her daughter Wanda Frankfurt ( 1983), husband Jim ( 1993), sister Simone ( Kotschorek), father Henri ( 1977), mother Maria ( Haegeman) ( 1994), and brother Laurent ( 1997). In honour of her wishes, cremation has taken place, and no formal funeral service will take place. Heartfelt thanks to friends, and neighbours for their kindness and to the Homecare Ladies for their compassionate care. If friends and family wish to honour Denise, a donation can be made to a charity of one’s choice. “ To everything there is a season, a time for every purpose under heaven, a time to be born and a time to die, a time to weep and a time to laugh.” TEST TEST ALMA RUTH BENTLEY ( nee O’NEIL) 1917 - 2015 Alma Ruth Bentley, U. E. peacefully passed away on March 9, 2015 at the age of 97 at the Wentworth Manor in Calgary, Alberta. Alma was born March 22, 1917 in Winnipeg, Manitoba to parents William McKenzie O'Neil and Melinda Adeline Johnston. She leaves to mourn her three children, daughter- in- law and three step- grandchildren; Judith ( Richard) Ritter and their children Heidi ( Ben) Van Steenburgh, Brant and Kurt ( Bridget). James ( Lucinda) and children Krystal, Kyle and Karalee. Fred ( Nicole) and children Robert and Patrick and first wife Marie- Louise ( Mimi) Daughter- in- law Maureen Harris and children David ( Sue) Harris, Michelle ( Brant) Dorman, Kimberley ( Chris) Turner. Step grandchildren Brian, Tracey and Dean Bentley, along with ten great- grandchildren, one niece Sharon Bethell and one nephew Bruce O’Neil and many cousins. She was predeceased by her husband Lt. Col. Albert ( Bert) Bentley and her son Robert ( Bob) Harris. Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, June 19 at 11: 30 a. m. at the Charleswood United Church ( 4820 Roblin Blvd). Rev. Dr. Michael Wilson will officiate and the service will be followed by a lunch reception. A private interment with family members only will take place in a family plot in Old Kildonan Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Child Life Department, Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba. http:// goodbear. mb. ca/ make- a- donation or to a charity of your choice. Messages of remembrance may be left for the family at www. southcalgaryfuneralcentre. ca SOUTH CALGARY FUNERAL CENTRE and CREMATORIUM ( at Lake Fraser Gate) Telephone: 403- 297- 0711 Honoured Provider of Dignity Memorial S. J. ( JACK) CROZIER Peacefully on June 11, 2015, at Victoria Hospital, Jack passed away at the age of 86 years. He is lovingly remembered by his wife Audrey, of 62 years; children Sandra ( Ken), Ian, Andrew ( Dominique) and Karen ( Len); grandchildren Allison, Tristan, Justine and Eden, as well as brother Joe ( Sylvia). In accordance with his wishes, cremation has taken place and no formal service will be held. Bardal Funeral Home and Crematorium 843 Sherbrook Street, 204- 774- 7474 Condolences: www. bardal. ca DONALD GEORGE BOULTON March 14, 1959 – June 10, 2015 It is with great sadness that the family announces Don Boulton’s passing at the age of 56. Don was predeceased by his parents George and Violet; a brother Clarence in infancy; grandparents, James and Sophie Boulton and Harriet and Colin Bear; brothers- in- law Calvin Proulx and Al Kozier. He will be sadly missed by his brothers, Jim, Larry, David ( Stacy); sisters Joanne Proulx, Maryanne ( John) Folster, Liz Kozier; his nieces and nephews, Allen, Tanys, Jennifer, Justin, Jesse, Mat, Tanner, Shaylee, Savannah, Colin and great- nephew Lance. He will also be missed by his Chanas sisters as well as many dear friends. Up until his retirement in 2014, Don had spent 38 years working with the Manitoba Government, Parks Department. He grew up in Libau, Manitoba and five years ago moved down the road to Scanterbury. It was easy to see that a Love of Don’s Life was Mexico. He loved the carefree lifestyle that Mexico had to offer him. Whenever he got the chance he was there. One of his greatest joys was getting to spend time with his family and friends. If wealth is measured by the amount of friends someone has he was a very rich man. He had the biggest kindest heart. There was nothing he wouldn’t do for anyone. He had no children of his own but his life was spent with so many little ones always around him. The children seemed to sense that big heart. A celebration of Don’s life will take place on Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at 11: 00 a. m. in the Gilbart Funeral Chapel, Selkirk, Manitoba. Luncheon will follow immediately. Following the luncheon, interment of ashes will take place at the St. James Anglican Church in Libau, Manitoba. Honorary pallbearers will be John Folster, David Horbas, Greg Shewchuk, Brad Helwer, Jim Habing, Sid Kosack, Raymond Bear and Dino Bear. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, 6 Donald St., Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3L 0K6. Gilbart Funeral Home, Selkirk in care of arrangements. www. gilbartfuneralhome. com DOROTHY POFFENROTH With sadness, we announce the passing of Dorothy Poffenroth, on June 9, 2015, at 80 years of age. Dorothy leaves to cherish her memory, her loving niece Elizabeth, as well as many friends. Cremation has taken place and a service celebrating her life will be held Tuesday, June 16 at 1: 00 p. m. in the chapel of Voyage Funeral Home, 220 Hespeler Ave. at Henderson Highway. TEST TEST BLAINE CAMPBELL It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our husband, father, grandfather and brother Blaine Alex Ray Campbell on June 8, 2015. Blaine was predeceased by his parents George and Nellie Campbell, and an infant brother Wayne. He is survived by his loving wife Heather, children Tony ( Daigan), Chrissy ( Denny), and Jennifer ( Ottavio); grandchildren Ryan, Max, Kyle, Paolo, Billy and Daniella, brother Colin ( Gwen), and sister Joan ( Don). He also leaves to mourn many nieces, nephews, cousins and close friends. Blaine was born in Estevan, Saskatchewan May 24, 1944. He grew up in Mafeking, Dauphin, Powerview and Lac du Bonnet. Blaine became a projectionist while he was still going to school. He had a variety of other jobs before eventually being employed by the Abitibi Paper Company in Pine Falls where he served as Union president for one term. Following his employment at the mill he tried his hand in construction, building two apartments - one in Pine Falls and one in Lac du Bonnet. After his venture into construction he purchased the Lac du Bonnet theatre and two more theatres in Saskatchewan. He added a pool room in the basement of the theatre in Lac du Bonnet which he owned for several years until he became interested in the real estate business. He was employed by Stevenson Real Estate and Kilkenny Real Estate in Winnipeg for a number of years, as a sales representative, later becoming a broker. He became 50% owner of the Sutton Group Kilkenny Real Estate and later bought the company outright from his partner. It was under the Sutton banner that the company grew to its present size being the third largest real estate company in Winnipeg today with a total of 120 to 130 agents. Blaine met Heather in 1978 when he was still operating the theatres. Blaine loved his wife and children and grandchildren very much. This was his family and he was very proud of them. They purchased a trailer home in Lilac and would spend many days there in the summer with the grandchildren. Some of his happiest times were with the grandchildren. He was dedicated to his business, but did manage to take a couple of whirlwind trips to visit Heather’s relatives who lived in Prince Edward Island. When asked how long it took them to drive to P. E. I. Heather answered about a day and a half. These truly were whirlwind trips. Blaine did not stop once he got going. Blaine had a unique gift. He could remember names of people that he only met briefly and never seemed to forget a face. He enjoyed a good story and was always on the alert for a good one- liner. He respected the people he worked with and was there to help them with whatever assistance they needed. He loved the real estate business and proved it by becoming very successful at it. He didn’t back down from challenges and there were many in this business. He brought changes to the business that were adopted and implemented by the Sutton Company as a whole. Health concerns necessitated that Blaine take a less active role in the running of Sutton. His long time good friend and office manager, Roberta became responsible for a larger and larger part of the daily operations of the office along with Dave Smith who dealt with the specific real estate matters. In addition to his diminished hearing, Blaine had severe COPD for several years. He was finding it more and more difficult to walk and conduct daily business and any activity was becoming a greater and greater challenge. A Celebration of Blaine’s Life will be held at 2: 00 p. m. on Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at Thomson “ In the Park” Funeral Home, 1291 McGillivray Boulevard, Winnipeg, MB. The family is sincerely grateful to the amazing and caring nurses and doctors in the ICU unit at Victoria Hospital. Their empathy, and professional care helped Blaine have a more peaceful and comfortable passing. In lieu of flowers, you are invited to make a donation to a charity of your choice. THOMSON “ IN THE PARK” 204- 925- 1120 Condolences may be sent to www. thomsoninthepark. com ALBERT ARTHUR CHARLES March 26, 1946 - June 8,2015 After a valiant battle with cancer we announce the passing of our loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, brother- in- law, uncle and friend. Albert married the love of his life Sherry ( Linklater) on June 1, 1974. They raised two beautiful children Ian and Ulrika. Also left to mourn are his beloved grandchildren Joshua, Madison, Monica, Brittany, Cierra, Jayden, Cassie, Neveah, sisters Rita and Doreen ( Jack), brothers Edward ( Patty) and Jimmy, sisters- inlaw Vivian and Cheryl ( Maurice), nephews, nieces and countless friends and acquaintances. He is predeceased by his parents Hilda and George and brother Leonard, brother- in- law Roger, mother- in- law Margaret, father- in- law Stuart, Leonard, sister- in- law Linda, brother- inlaw Derwin, niece Tammy and nephew Clayton. Special thanks to Doctor Harris and staff at Grace Hospital. As per his wishes cremation has taken place and there will be no formal service. Your soft, kind heart and fabulous smile touched us all and will be remembered forever To my baby, my love, my life, my breath... TEST WFP, 20150613,, 30, A, 1 - Requested Fri Jun 12 18: 19: 37 2015 - Job 489418862

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