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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - October 30, 2008, Winnipeg, Manitoba C10 www. passagesmb. com / www. wfpstuff. ca WINNIPEG FREE PRESS, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2008 TEST www. passagesmb. com Today’s Obituary Notices ARNASON , Arni Sigurdur. BESSON , Victor Gordon. CHAMPAGNE , Louis. COLLINS , Leonard John Owen. CRISTALL , Reuben. DANKO , Sophia. DERKSON , J. Allan. DZOGAN ( nee OMINSKI), Mary Valerie. HOULAHAN , Thomas Richard ( Dick). HUARD , Andrew Alphonse. JACKS , Beverley Dawn. JOHNSTON ( nee CHISHOLM), Marjorie Anne. JOWETT , Elizabeth. KLASSER ( nee GAMER), Annette. KOPECKY , Beatrice Lillian. KOSTESKY ( nee KUZINA), Diane Lynn. LAVALLEE , Denis. LEITER , Jean ( Irene). LOEWEN ( nee JONATSCHICK), Eva. MAKIN , Joan. MOORE , Mary. MOORE , W. Brian. NEUFELD , John J. NICHOLSON , Thomas Leslie. PACHECO , Rosalina S. PHILIPPOT ( LAVINEWAY, nee CAMPBELL), Heather Joy. ROBERTSON , Peter James. SCHETTLER , Elsie. SLIWIANY , Brian Walter. STAFFORD , Frances L. STEWART , Isabelle. STEWART , William Robert ( Bob). TYMCHEN , Joe Sr. WEIK , Charles. Notices may not appear in alphabetical order ARNI SIGURDUR ARNASON 1924 – 2008 Peacefully and with as much independent thought as he lived his life. Arni was a humanist, an idealist, an intellectual and spiritual giant, who, with curiosity, humour and compassion lived an intentionally simple life. With a penchant for the sublime ( Tao de Ching, Gaia) and the ridiculous ( dry wit dominating to his dying day) he made the lives of all who knew him a good deal richer. Pizza Night with his grandchildren and robust debate with the Free Thinkers remained on his agenda until his final days. Predeceased by his Icelandic parents, Kristjana and Thorsteinn, who taught him that love made being poor not matter, Arni became a teacher ( Winnipeg Normal School) a human / land rights advocate for aboriginal people ( Human Rights Commission), a counsellor ( Addiction Research Foundation) ( AFM) and an activist ( NDP) ( Council for Canadians). Arni drove for Winnipeg Harvest for many years, often with one of his foster sons. To those who remain behind in life; his wife B. J., sisters, Kristine and Judy, daughters, Karen, Kathleen, Susan and their children, Michael, Adam, Sarah, Miles, Tara and Kieren; stepsons, David, Bradley and Blake and their children, Samantha, Megan, Ethan and Clare; and the many foster sons and other children mentored by “ Arni”. Arni would wish that we not mourn him but instead, celebrate the memories and times we all shared. Arni would want us to extend a heartfelt thank you to the staff at Concordia Place for the wonderful care and company he received. Join us for a wake / memorial service in celebration of Arni’s life at 3: 00 p. m. on Saturday, November 1, at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 603 Wellington Crescent. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Winnipeg Harvest, 1085 Winnipeg Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R3E 0S2, or the Siloam Mission, 300 Princess Street, Winnipeg, MB R3B 1M3. ANDREW ALPHONSE HUARD Mr. Andrew Alphonse Huard passed away peacefully at Concordia General Hospital on October 28, 2008 after a lengthy illness. Cremation has taken place. Arrangements pending. Full obituary to follow. LEONARD JOHN OWEN COLLINS It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our brother and uncle, Len Collins, at his home on October 26, 2008. Len was born in Winnipeg July 13, 1948. Len is survived by his siblings Tom, Cathi ( Don) Champagne, Rick ( Maria) and Patti ( Ken) Langlotz; nieces and nephews Rob ( Melanie) Collins, Kim ( Kevin) Klassen, Amber Collins, Jessica Collins ( Dan MacIntyre), Stephanie Collins, Keith ( Marlene) Champagne, Daryl ( Ainsley) Champagne, Jody Champagne ( Corralie Smith), Rick Collins, Dave Collins, Jen Langlotz and Brian Langlotz; great nieces and nephews Laurie, Courtney, William, Ben, Sarah, Gavin, Jadan, Logan, Tyler, Kaylee, Alyssa, Emma and Erika; and other family members Betty ( Jack) Marshall, June Jones; aunts and cousins. Len was predeceased by his mother Nettie and his father Ivan. Funeral service will be held Saturday, November 1, 2008 at 2: 00 p. m. at Chapel Lawn Funeral Home, 4000 Portage Avenue. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Len’s memory to the Winnipeg Humane Society, 95 Hurst Way, Winnipeg, MB, R3T 9Z9. Chapel Lawn 885 - 9715 TEST TEST VICTOR GORDON BESSON It is with great sadness that after a brief illness, Victor Besson, beloved husband of Violet, passed away on October 23, 2008. Victor was born in Winnipeg on April 20, 1939. He attended school in the Norwood/ St. Boniface area. Victor was employed as a salesman for Sears before starting his own company, Bestway Roofing in 1970. In 1981, Vic incorporated his company to Bestway Builders ( 1981) Ltd. Vic started his business at home on Stuart Avenue and then ran the business from his residence in East St. Paul, MB until 2004 when Bestway moved to its new location on Springfield Road. In 1996 Vic semi- retired. He was actively involved with the East St. Paul Lions Club, the Masons, and the Shriner’s Drum & Bugle Corps where they won best percussion group in Grand Forks in the year 2000. In his younger years he was a bandsman in the Winnipeg Citadel Salvation Army Band. He was also a member of the reserves and a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 215. Victor is survived by his wife Violet ( nee Squires); children, Daniel ( Chantal), Denny ( Donna), Ronald, Vicki ( Robert) and Victor Jr. ( Megan). His grandchildren, Serena, Brandon, Shane, Sydney, Cassidy, Meadow, Dean, Jesse, Ryeland, Victor III, Alexus, Felicia, Mackadie and Hunter will remember him always and memories of Grandpa will be shared with Vicki’s baby on the way. Also surviving Victor are his brothers, Clifford, Larry ( Claudine) and nephews, Andre and Laurent ( Yangalie). Vic was predeceased by brother Ronald in 1975, mother Ella in 1997 and father Andre in 1998. Vic had a special beloved pet cat Chip- Chip, who will miss him also. Cremation has taken place. Service to be held at the Covenant Christian Reformed Church at 653 Knowles Avenue, Winnipeg at 10: 00 a. m. on Friday, October 31, 2008, officiated by Major D. Jackson of the Salvation Army. Honorary pallbearers will be the Khartum Temple Drum & Bugle Corps. If friends so desire, memorial donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice. Special thanks to Dr. Rush and Mary- Beth from the Health Sciences Centre Renal Clinic, Dr. Chowdbury and Linda from the CancerCare Clinic and the nurses at St. Boniface Palliative Care Ward. Rest in peace Victor, Dad and Grandpa. You will be sadly missed by all of us. KORBAN FUNERAL CHAPEL 956- 2193 SOPHIA DANKO Peacefully, on October 12, 2008, with her family by her side, at the Concordia Hospital, Sophia Danko, aged 95 years, of Narol, MB. Full obituary and memorial service at a later date. Gilbart Funeral Home, Selkirk in care of arrangements. J. ALLAN DERKSON It is with sadness the family announces the passing of Allan on Wednesday, October 29, 2008 at the Victoria General Hospital. Longer notice to follow GLEN LAWN FUNERAL HOME 982- 7550 THOMAS RICHARD ( DICK) HOULAHAN November 29, 1943 to October 27, 2008 Peacefully in Carman Memorial Hospital, Carman, Manitoba, surrounded by his family. Beloved father of Thomas ( Kylee Holmes). Predeceased by son, Timothy. Loving Papa of Zachary. Son of the late John Patrick Houlahan and Kathleen O'Grady. Dear brother of Lorraine, Florida; Ron ( Joan), Ottawa; Ann Read, Kanata; Phyllis O'Neill ( Gary), Kanata. Fondly remembered by Tom's mother, Linda Mayor. Much loved uncle to several nieces and nephews. Richard will be missed by many cousins and friends. Richard's sense of humor, kindness, compassion, thoughtfulness and devotion will be missed by all who knew him. Richard lived his life to the fullest. Special thanks to the kind care provided to Richard by the staff at Carman Memorial Hospital. Visitation on Wednesday, October 29 from 7: 00 to 9: 00 p. m. at Doyle’s Funeral Home, Carman, Manitoba with prayers at 8: 00 p. m. Mass of Christian burial at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Carman, Manitoba, on Thursday, October 30 at 11: 00 a. m. Reception to follow in the Sperling Community Centre. Cremation interment at St. Patrick's Church Parish Cemetery, Fallowfield, Ontario at a later date. Donations may be made to CancerCare Manitoba 675 McDermot Ave., Winnipeg, MB R3E 0V9. Doyle’s Funeral Home in care of arrangements. www. doyleschapels. com ELIZABETH JOWETT Peacefully on October 28, 2008, Elizabeth passed away with her family by her side at Bethania Personal Care Home at the age of 85. Memorial Service will be held Friday, October 31, 2008 at 1: 30 p. m. at Klassen Funeral Home. Longer obituary to follow. KLASSEN FUNERAL HOME 1897 Henderson Hwy. – 338- 0331 Send expressions of sympathy at www. mem. com TEST TEST LOUIS CHAMPAGNE October 27, 1917- October 25, 2008 Louis Champagne passed away on Saturday, October 25, 2008, at the age of 90. His memory will be forever cherished by his wife Rita, his sons: Denis ( Yvonne), Gerald ( Pam), daughters: Louise Christie ( Jim), Gisèle Champagne ( Jean- Pierre Brunet), Rachel Champagne ( Michael Fitton) 15 grandchildren and 13 great- grandchildren. Louis leaves to mourn his passing Rita’s children Gerard, Michel ( Audrey) and Huguette Moreau ( Michel) and their seven children: brothers Germain ( Jeannine) and Emile ( Janette); sisters- in- law Freda Champagne, Marie Jeanne Tellier, Eva Adolphe and Yvonne Lagassé. Louis was predeceased by his parents Charles- Auguste and Ernestine, his loving first wife of 50 years, Lucienne ( Lagassé), sons: René, Gilbert, Jean- Marc, brothers: Bernard, Gilles, Laurent and Jacques, sisters: Cécilia, Georgine, Noëlla and step- mother Martha Boily who have all joyously greeted him in Heaven. Louis will be remembered as a loving father, husband, friend, grandfather and great- grandfather. A good- hearted man, Louis was most generous of his person and his time volunteering with Villa Youville, Taché Centre, AMMI, St. Anne Hospital, the Grey Nuns, the Red River School Board and many other organizations. His quiet dignity, honesty and sensitivity to others were particularly notable. Always a perfect gentleman, he treated everyone with utmost respect. Gentle- souled, he was unwavering in his commitments and his faith. He was appreciative of his good fortune always counting his blessings, without forgetting through his words and actions those less fortunate than him. His family is most grateful for the love, care and joy bestowed on Louis by Rita during their marriage. We will be forever thankful. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Louis’s memory to the Centre Taché, 5 ABC, 185 Despins, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 2B3. The Funeral Liturgy will be held on Thursday, October 30, 2008 in St. Boniface Cathedral at 10: 30 a. m. A private family interment will take place in St. Anne. LOUIS CHAMPAGNE 27 Octobre 1917 - 25 Octobre 2008 Le beau grand Louis s’est eteint le samedi 25 octobre 2008 à l’âge de 90 ans. Le souvenir de son passage sur cette terre vivra à jamais, précieusement gardé par son épouse bien- aimée en deuxièmes noces Rita ( Tessier), ses fils Denis ( Yvonne), Gérald ( Pam) ses filles Louise Christie ( Jim), Gisèle Champagne ( Jean- Pierre Brunet), Rachel Champagne ( Michael Fitton) ainsi que par ses 13 petits- enfants et 15 arrière petits- enfants. Il laisse dans le deuil les enfants de Rita, Michel ( Audrey), Gérard, Huguette Moreau ( Michel) et leurs 7 enfants. Il laisse également ses frères Germain ( Jeannine), Emile ( Janette), et belles- soeurs, Freda Champagne, Eva Adolphe, Marie- Jeanne Tellier et Yvonne Lagassé. Louis fut prédécédé par sa mère Ernestine, son père Chales- Auguste, ainsi que sa première épouse bien- aimée de 50 ans, Lucienne ( Lagassé), ses trois fils, René, Gilbert et Jean- Marc, ses frères Bernard, Gilles, Laurent et Jacques, ses soeurs Cécilia, Georgine et Noëlla et sa belle- mère Martha Boily. Tous l’attendent à bras ouverts. Ce seront les grandes retrouvailles! Louis était un grand et bel homme et ce, dans tous les sens du terme. On se souviendra de lui pour ses qualités de père, de grand- père et d’arrière- grand- père dévoué ainsi que d’époux attentionné. Fidèle à ses engagements et généreux de sa personne, il était d’une douceur incomparable, tel que témoigné par son bénévolat à l’hôpital de Sainte- Anne, à la Villa Youville, au Centre Taché, à l’AMMI, chez les Soeurs grises, au Conseil scolaire de la Rivière- Seine et à maints autres organismes. Toujours le parfait gentilhomme, Louis fut attentif à autrui, traitant les gens avec dignité, respect, honnéteté et bonne humeur. Ayant connu dès l’enfance la très grande pauvreté, la perte de sa chère maman et la séparation de ses frères et soeurs, la vie de famille constituait son trésor le plus précieux. Sa raison d’être fut certes de nous montrer ce qu’est le vrai sens de l’amour d’une façon simple et inconditionnelle. Homme humble et de grande foi, il était reconnaissant pour tous ses bienfaits, sans jamais oublier par ses gestes et paroles les moins fortunés. Nous ne pouvons passer sous silence les soins attentifs prodigués avec joie et amour par Rita pendant leur mariage. Du fond du coeur, ses enfants te seront éternellement reconnaissants. Merci, Rita. Les funérailles seront célébrées en la Cathédrale de Saint- Boniface, le jeudi 30 octobre à 10h30 suivi par l’inhumation des cendres à Ste- Anne. Au lieu de fleurs, un don à mémoire peut être fait au Centre Taché, 185, rue Despins, 5ème étage ABC. Ce geste serait grandement apprécié. Au revoir, le beau grand Louis. The Coutu family in care of arrangements : E. J. COUTU & CO. FUNERAL DIRECTORS 680 Archibald St. 253- 5086 BEVERLEY DAWN JACKS On Wednesday, October 29, 2008, Beverley died at the Health Sciences Centre at the age of 53 years. A longer obituary notice will follow. ANNETTE KLASSER ( nee GAMER) Peacefully on Tuesday, October 28, 2008 Annette Klasser passed away after a courageous battle with cancer. Beloved wife of Harvey Klasser, mother of Rochelle and Ian Laing, Gary and Anne Klasser, Jeff and Brynna Klasser, grandmother of Jessica and Mariah Klasser. Funeral will be held Friday, October 31 at 1: 30 p. m. from the Etz Chayim Synagogue. Longer obituary to follow. JOAN MAKIN On Tuesday, October 28, 2008, Joan died at the Victoria Hospital at the age of 86 years. A longer obituary notice will follow. TEST TEST REUBEN CRISTALL February 17, 1918 – October 5, 2008 It is with profound sadness that we announce the death of a most beloved man. Reuben Cristall passed away peacefully at the age of 90, surrounded by many in his large extended family. He was predeceased by parents, Minnie and Peter; siblings Sam, Clara, Ida and granddaughter Marcia Dempsey. Reuben was a man who lived his life to benefit others. He will be greatly missed by all whose lives he touched, most particularly by his wife Eva, sisters Doris and Tillie, children Maxine, Terry ( Judith), Susan ( Barry), grandchildren Neil ( Lindor), Sherri ( Jeff), Suna, Aaron, Ilise ( Stephen), Erin ( Mark), Daniel ( Sarah) great grandchildren, Haley, Jillian, Emma, Katie, Hannah, Zachary, Caleb, Emily, Samuel and Kayley. Born and raised in Winnipeg, Reuben was a scholar and an athlete. He merged his passion for sports and the willingness to lead, with his life long commitment to community service. He was instrumental in organizing the junior division of the YMHA and eventually became its president. Thereafter, he frequently found himself at the helm of many organizations or initiatives he believed would make a positive difference in people’s lives. Reuben met the love of his life early. He married Eva Hechter on October 8th, 1939, a date he celebrated annually with great joy. They were an inseparable partnership for almost seventy years. The war years were spent as a member of the R. C. A. F. Upon his discharge, he joined his father managing a small store on Main Street. He grew that business into a successful chain of retail outlets, known as Stylerite Department Stores and Big Four Sales, spanning three Provinces. Reuben understood the importance of the State of Israel to the survival of the Jewish people. He was an unwavering supporter and significant donor. He held leadership roles in the Jewish National Fund, Men’s ORT, Israeli Bonds, and the Shaarey Zedek Synagogue to name only a few. A man of many dimensions, Reuben delighted in finding opportunities to tell a meaningful story, with wit and humour. He loved a challenging game of cards, fine whisky and a good cigar. Above all, his greatest enjoyment came from his family. While his highly principled life and compassion provided moral direction, his dedication and unflinching love was inspiring to all he encountered. Funeral services were held October 7, 2008 at the Shaarey Zedek Synagogue. If so desired, donations may be made to the Jewish Foundation of Manitoba, the Canadian Museum for Human Rights or a charity of your choice. “ Love does not die”. BEATRICE LILLIAN KOPECKY Passed away peacefully, on Friday, October 24, 2008 at the Gimli Community Health Center, Beatrice Kopecky, aged 65 years, formerly of Minitonas, MB. Bea is survived by her husband Jerry; mother Evelyn; son David ( Sherri); grandsons Jonah and Sammy; sisters Doris Mashinter and Vera Soroka ( Ian); brother Robert; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. She was predeceased by her father Robert Lauder; stepfather Roy Kilfoyle; and brother- in- law Reg Mashinter. Bea worked as a Healthcare Aide in Long Beach, California before moving to Minitonas where she worked in the Swan Valley Hospital for 28 years. She then moved to Gimli and worked casually at the Gimli Betel Home. Thank you to Dr. Gera and the nurses at the Gimli Community Health Center. Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held on Thursday, October 30 at 2: 00 p. m. in the Cornerstone Baptist Church in Minitonas, MB. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Ovarian Cancer Society. Gilbart Funeral Home, Gimli in care of arrangements. JEAN ( IRENE) LEITER February 1, 1923 - October 26, 2008 It is with profound sadness that Irene's family announces her passing at Oakview Place on October 26, 2008 at the age of 85. Mom will be sadly missed by her family and all those who knew her. Irene is lovingly remembered by her son, Bruce ( Judy) and their sons Ryan ( Nikki), Brendan and Colton, daughter Joanne McShane ( Robert), grand- daughter, Shannon Nelles ( Daniel) and their children Maddox and Jillana, her " other son" Byron Doyle and many nieces, nephews and friends. Irene was predeceased by her one and only love, Bob; her mother Jean McDermid; step- father, Neil McDermid and father, Milton Bruce. Irene was born in Brandon, MB. in 1923, whereupon she was lovingly adopted by Milton and Jean Bruce of Winnipeg. Irene was raised in the St. James area and lived in the same area for the rest of her life. She married her sweetheart, Robert ( Bob) Leiter on September 7, 1942 and remained forever in love until dad's sudden passing on Sept. 11, 1998. After Bob returned home from the Second World War, Irene left the work force and began to raise their family in 1949, becoming the best stay at home mom her children could ask for. Mom was a member of the St. James Legion # 4 and with Bob became an active member of the " Over 60 Club and Over 60 Whist Club. She was a special person, reaching out to and touching all those who knew her. If you were a friend of Irene, you were a friend for life. A memorial service will take place on Friday, October 31, 2008 at 10: 00 a. m. at Chapel Lawn Funeral Home, 4000 Portage Ave., with a reception to follow at St. James Legion # 4. CHAPEL LAWN 885 - 9715 TEST TEST MARY VALERIE DZOGAN ( nee OMINSKI) It is with great sadness that we inform our family and friends that our beloved mother and grandmother passed away on Monday, October 27, 2008 at the age of 86. She died in the arms of her daughter, still courageously fighting a battle with ovarian cancer. Mary was born on August 13, 1922 and grew up on Pritchard Avenue in Winnipeg, the third daughter in a family of nine. She graduated from Isaac Newton High School in 1939 and was employed by the T. Eaton Company Mail Order as a stenographer – quite a feat for a Polish, Catholic girl from the North End! Upon marrying Nick on July 10, 1948, she was required to relinquish her job because office policy dictated that she now had a husband to support her, and therefore didn’t need a career. But true to her spirited and determined personality, Mary turned being a stay- at- home wife, and later mother, into a very special career indeed. In 1951, Mary and Nick bought the Dzogan family dairy farm, which was located where the new Meadows North subdivision is today. The city born- and- bred girl jumped in with both feet to become a farmer’s wife, rising to the tasks of feeding the pigs, gathering the eggs and chasing the cows out of the grain fields. Her nurturing and generous personality turned the farm into the centre of her extended family’s social activities until she and Nick sold it in 1965. Fortunately, Mary lived long enough to see the naming of “ Dzogan Cove,” a new city street located on the former farm site. Upon leaving the farm and moving to the city, she and Nick built their dream home on Burrows Avenue, where she resided until this past July. Granny had many talents, interests and passions to keep her life full. She and Grandpa traveled extensively in their motor home, taking their annual Florida vacation for many years. She took great pride in her vegetable garden beneath the power lines on Burrows next to her house, and equally great pride in her flower gardens, always insisting that the grass be cut, trimmed, and the clippings removed. Her devoted grandchildren were always happy to oblige. During the winter months, her focus turned to knitting and – of course! – to cooking. Granny was the greatest cook and took great pride in her preparations of the Easter, Thanksgiving, and traditional Christmas Eve dinners. We all benefited from the care packages that she sent home – and from the abundant home- cooked contents of the freezer. Feeding one and all was her way of showing her love and affection. In her 60s, Mom joined the North Centennial Seniors Club and, after a lifelong fear of water, she acquired her lifesaving certification. After all, she reasoned, she had to be able to save her grandchildren if they fell into her backyard pool. After Dad passed away, Mom devoted her time to volunteer work at Fred Douglas Lodge – and what a sight that was, to see her wheeling people younger than her around the nursing home! In 2005, she received a Certificate of Recognition from the Manitoba Council on Aging in recognition of her “ outstanding contribution to the seniors of Manitoba.” Even during her battle with cancer, she continued to give of her time, sometimes as much as 30 hours a week, feeding, portering, comforting and visiting the residents of her “ Lodge,” where she was affectionately known as the “ Hugger.” When she was diagnosed with cancer, Mom met the challenge with the resolve and dignity that characterized her life, never questioning why or pitying herself, but instead, accepting it as God’s will. Now, instead of her praying for all of us, it was our turn to pray for her – and we hoped that our prayers would benefit her, just as hers had benefited so many of us. She was the spiritual and mental force in our lives that was calming and always constant, and we will miss her beyond words, although we are comforted by her reassurances that she will love us always and will be watching over us. She leaves behind to mourn her passing and cherish her memory: her daughter Donna and husband David Machula, and their boys, Brent and Colin; her son Gary and wife Shirley, and their children, Spencer and Tess; and her son Raymond and wife Darlene, and their daughter Kristen. She is also survived by her sisters and brothers, Vicky Kreger, Ted Ominski ( Gladys), Wanda, Irene, and Ron ( Bev) Ominski, sister- inlaw Jean Ominski, brother- in- law Joe Cook, sister- in- law Nancy Knoblock of Florida, and brother- in- law Dave Dzogan ( Ollie), as well as numerous nieces and nephews, many who affectionately referred to her as “ Auntie Mimi.” She was predeceased by her husband Nick in 1999; her father and mother, Alex and Louise; sisters, Jean and Hedy, and brother Eddie. The family wishes to express their sincere gratitude and appreciation to Dr. Garry Krepart, the staff at CancerCare Manitoba, and the 5th floor staff at the Women’s Hospital. Prayers will be held on Thursday, October 30 at 7: 00 p. m. at Cropo Funeral Chapel, 1442 Main Street. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, October 31 at 10: 30 a. m. at St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church, 172 Worth Street, with Msgr. M. Comeault, P. H., officiating. Interment will follow in Holy Ghost Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, if friends and family so desire, donations may be made to CancerCare Manitoba, 675 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, R3V 0E9. 586- 8044 FRANCES L. STAFFORD Frances L. Stafford passed away peacefully on October 1, 2008 at Oakview Place. She was born in Guelph, Ontario on July 30, 1913. Frances was predeceased by her husband, Roy Stafford, and her sister Audrey Wood. At the request of the deceased, cremation has taken place and no formal service will be held. CHAPEL LAWN 885 - 9715 TEST WFP, 20081030,, 10, C, 1 - Requested Wed Oct 29 17: 59: 43 2008 - Job 1433530477 ;