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WASYLUK: Peter John, January 7, 1954 February 5, 2015. Passed away at the Brandon Regional Health Centre following a brief illness at the age of 61. Peter was predeceased by his parents, Harry in 1978 and Olga in 1994. He will lovingly be remembered by his sister Mary Ann Patterson (Earl) and niece Lisa (Tom) and great nephew Landon, nephew Les (Jen) and great nephew Lennox of Brandon and sister Mabel Kole (Chuck) and nieces Charlene (Darin) and Donna (Jesse) of Kelowna. He also leaves behind his Uncle Bill Wasyluk (Nell) and Auntie Mary and Auntie Anne of Wadena, Saskatchewan, Auntie Jean Burnell of Calgary as well as many cousins and friends. Peter was born and lived his life in Brandon starting work at 7 Up as a teenager. He then worked with McGavins Bakery for many years before starting with Wheat City Concrete in 1997 where he remained until his death. He was always the first person to lend a hand when needed or a sympathetic ear. His greatest joy in life was the outdoors whether it was summer or winter. His thought of a great day was gathering around a fire at night visiting and relaxing with family and friends, after a day of fishing, boating, hunting, quading while camping or just in his back yard. A private family service will be held at the Brandon Cemetery on 8 August 2015 at 11 a.m. with Eulogists Blair Cairns, Darol Solomon and Randy Vogt with a Celebration of Life open house at 639 Franklin Street at 1 P.M. Flowers are gratefully declined and those wishing to do so may make a donation in Petes name to a charity of their choice.
STANLEY: Dorothy May Stanley of Brandon, peacefully passed away at Fairview Home, on July 20, 2015 at the age of 99 years. Dorothy was born in Brandon on January 8, 1916, to Thomas and Ethel Horobin. She was predeceased by her parents, her beloved husband Gordon Stanley, her brothers Thomas, Bert, and Howard Horobin, and sister Grace Bryant. She will be lovingly remembered by her daughter Joan (Bill) Dickson, son Raymond Stanley, grandchildren Heather (Mark) Linski, Scott (Amanda) Dickson, Denise Unrau, Barry (Barb) Stanley, Diana (Jason) Morgan, 13 great-grandchildren and four great-great- grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister Peggy (Richard) Brickwood, brother-in-law Ken (Elsie) Stanley, sister-in-law Helen Stanley, as well as many nieces and nephews.Dot lived a long and fulfilled life, she grew up, was educated, and raised her family in Brandon, and was always proud to call herself a Brandon girl. As a young girl, Dot was a mothers helper in several homes, and maintained friendships with these families for many years after. She met her future husband Gordon while employed at his sister Louellas café, a well-known establishment, Trents Café in Brandon. They were married in 1939, and started their life together at the outbreak of WW2. Daughter Joan was born in 1940, and son Raymond in 1947. Dot was a homemaker for many years, and then in 1964, joined the workforce again as a receptionist at the Brandon Clinic Laboratory, until retirement in 1979. She loved this position and the friendships she made with all her co-workers there. Dot was also a faithful member of St. Marys Anglican Church, and a member of the Womens Auxiliary for many years. Her St. Marys Family was very important to her and was maintained all her life. She was also a member of the Rebekah Lodge, a womens branch of the IOOF, and participated in the organizations many service activities, and became Noble Grand when she was in her early 80s. Dot loved to curl, golf, dance and to travel. She was an adventurous traveller, visiting Great Britain several times, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Hawaii, Florida, New York City, and across Canada, and many other points in the US. She even took a train trip to Churchill to see the polar bears and beluga whales by herself in her 80s. She was a volunteer at the Daly House, and frequently attended symphony and other performances at the Western Centennial Auditorium. She led a very active and productive life. She joined Gordon with his farming activities and enjoyed raising Arabian horses on their farm. She took a great interest in the activities of her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren, always supportive and loving, sharing her warmth and kindness to all. They all loved and will miss their Grandma Dot and her special smile. Dot was a caring and compassionate person, close to her family and friends. She enjoyed visiting and spending time at her cottage at Clear Lake and at the farm. A Celebration of Dorothys life was held at the Brockie Donovan Chapel on Friday, July 24, 2015. Interment followed at Rosewood Memorial Gardens. The family wishes to thank all the dedicated staff who cared for Dorothy over the past few years at Hillcrest and Fairview Homes. They provided wonderful and compassionate care. Many thanks also to Canon Joy Ruddock for the beautiful, meaningful service. Donations in memory of Dorothy may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Manitoba, 4B-457-9th Street, Brandon, MB, R7A 1K2 or to St. Marys Anglican Church, 401-1st Street, Brandon, MB, R7A 2W8.
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JONES: Joan Jones of Brandon, beloved mother of David, Richard and Andrew, passed away suddenly at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at the age of 91 years. A Celebration of Joans life will be held at St. Matthews Cathedral, 403-13th Street, on Friday, August 7, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Paul Curtis officiating. Interment will follow at the Brandon Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Joan may be made to St. Matthews Cathedral, Mardi Club, 403-13th Street, Brandon, MB, R7A 4P9 or to a charity of choice.
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DYER: It is with sad hearts and fond memories that we announce the passing of Leslie Malcolm Dyer on Saturday, July 25, 2015 at the Assiniboine Centre Palliative Care Unit in Brandon, MB. Les was born on February 20, 1926 on the farm in the RM of Daly and lived there until moving to Brandon in the fall of 2011. Les is survived by his wife of 65 years, Flora (Ironside), his children; Richard (Bev), Cheryl (Andre Vigier), Ian (Lorrie), seven grandchildren; Carrie (Chris Schepp), Scott (Melissa Martin), Tanis ( Jason Laing), Tavis (Tahnea Battle), Dylan (Leiah), Danielle (Jeremy Laferriere), Taryn (Cam Claeys) and six great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his parents, Richard and Nora (Lamb) and his brother Lou. Les grew up on the family farm and after graduating from the University of Manitoba, took up farming with his parents. When he and Flora married in 1949 they continued farming, establishing their farm on SW 13-12-22 in the RM of Daly. After retiring from farming, Les worked for Manitoba Crop Insurance for 10 years and spent winters with Flora in their winter home in Arizona. Throughout retirement they traveled across Canada and the United States, some on their own but also on various bus tours. Les spent a great deal of time involved in community service from managing hockey teams to serving on boards for the hospital, municipality, agriculture society, and the Rolling River School Division. He had many interests including aviation and spent many hours building and flying model airplanes. He loved working with wood and built the family home in 1954 and then all of the buildings on their farm. In later years he spent much of his spare time in his workshop doing intarsia and wood carving for which he was best known. Cremation has taken place. A private interment will be in the Rivers Cemetery. A Celebration of Life will be held at Memories Chapel, 330-18th Street North, Brandon on Wednesday, August 5, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Glenna Beauchamp officiating. Donations in memory of Les may be made to the Brandon Regional Health Centre Foundation for Palliative Care, 150 McTavish Avenue East, Brandon, MB R7A 2B3.
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DILLON: Helene Elizabeth Dillon (nee Thomson) of Brandon, MB; formerly of Hamiota, MB; passed away at the Assiniboine Centre, Brandon, MB on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at 92 years of age. Helene was born on July 16, 1923 at Rocanville, SK to R.A.C. (Bert) and Margaret Thomson. In 1930 the family including Elvaretta, Helene, Evelyn and Bill moved to Hamiota, MB and settled there on her paternal grandparents farm N 1/4 27-13-23. Later sister Verona joined the family there. She attended the Hamiota Consolidated School and won the Isbister Scholarship in Grade XI and the Manitoba Government Scholarship in Grade XII, enabling her to attend United College in Winnipeg. In 1943 she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Back in Hamiota, she joined the staff of the Hamiota Consumer's Co-op as a bookkeeper. (1942-1950) In 1950 she married Tom Dillon and settled on farm NE1/4 27-13-23 where Joan, Peter and Paul joined the family. In 1966 she joined the staff of the Hamiota District Hospital as Secretary-Treasurer. This was a dynamic period in the development of integrated care, culminating in the formation of the Hamiota District Health Centre in 1972. In 1983 she retired to enjoy the farm and garden and the visits of two grandchildren, Andrea Dawn and Teri Shana. She and Tom also enjoyed various trips to the Netherlands and the British Isles. In 1997 they retired to the town of Hamiota. Helene was ever mindful of the enduring values of truth and beauty and her broad interests encompassed various philanthropic causes at home and abroad. Left to cherish Helene's memory are: children; Joan (Detty), Peter (Mary), Paul (Stephanie), grandchildren; Andrea Dillon and her mother Elaine Black, Teri Jenkins and her husband Jon, sisters; Elvaretta Smith, Evelyn Gunson and Verona Brook, sister-in-law Betty (Thomson) Golding and nieces and nephews. Helene was predeceased by her husband Thomas in 2003, brother W.A.J. (Bill) Thomson in 1980 and by her parents Bert and Margaret Thomson and her parents-in-law William and Ada Dillon. A service to celebrate Helene's life will be held at the Hamiota United Church, Hamiota on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at 2:00 pm with interment following in the Hamiota Cemetery. For those so desiring, donations may be made in Helene's memory to the Hamiota United Church Memorial Fund, Hamiota, MB, R0M 0T0 or to a charity of one's choice.
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COCHRANE: Marilyn Edna Cochrane beloved wife of Art, passed away on July 31, 2015 at the Minnedosa Personal Care Home at the age of 64 years. A Celebration of Life will be held on Thursday, August 6, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. in the Onanole Rec Centre, Onanole, MB. Please dress casual. Donations may be made to the Minnedosa Personal Care Home Patio Fund. Minnedosa Funeral Service, Minnedosa, Manitoba in care of arrangements (204) 867-3868.
CALDWELL: Elizabeth (Betty Ann) Caldwell, April 9, 1931 July 22, 2015. Surrounded with love of family and friends, Betty Ann Caldwell died serenely on July 22, 2015 at Grace Hospital in Winnipeg. Betty Ann is survived by and will live on in the hearts of her eldest brother Elwood Caldwell (Flossie) and younger sister Phyllis Leslie, as well as by her goddaughter Shaunna Morgan Siegers (Don) and her grandson James. She is also survived by Helen and Bob Orr, Agnes and Clive Morgan, John and Naomi McLeod, Bev and Karen Ridd, and many cherished nieces, nephews, other extended family and friends. She was predeceased by her father Charlie, mother Marion, brother-in-law Bob Leslie and in March 2015 by her elder brother Keith Caldwell. Betty Ann was born in Dauphin, MB and raised in Gilbert Plains. She remembered her childhood as a wondrous time, filled with family, community, church, education, sports and music; through out her life summers were spent at the family place at Clear Lake in Riding Mountain National Park, where she worked at the golf course clubhouse in her teenage years. Betty Ann graduated with a Bachelor of Arts and Education (1953) before returning to Gilbert Plains to teach science at Brickburn High School, and then in Souris High School for two years. While in university she was chosen by Crossroads Africa to participate in a summer work project in Kenya. Following her tenure in Souris, Betty Ann furthered her studies at the United Church Training School in Toronto.Upon her return to Manitoba, Betty Ann gained employment as a guidance counsellor with the Department of Indian Affairs in Portage la Prairie and Winnipeg. While furthering her education later in life she was awarded a gold medal for highest standing in education (1966). Upon post graduate work in library sciences, she ended her education career as a teacher librarian at RB Russell Vocational School in Winnipeg. Betty Ann was an adventurer. She especially loved hiking, biking, canoeing, and cross-country, downhill and telemark skiing. She travelled the world and thrilled in trips to many remote reaches of Canada. She was a charter member of the Grey Hares and enjoyed their activities. Betty Ann loved books, learning and was an accomplished musician and clown. Her love of the outdoors was rooted in her summers spent at Clear Lake where she was an integral part of the community since the 1930s and she continued to venture to the family cabins until last year. She also made lasting contributions to her community through teaching, photography, music, speaking and volunteer work, touching many lives. We remember and rejoice in Betty Anns long life, filled with love and pride in family and friends. Betty Anns family and friends extend their gratitude to nurses, aides and doctors on the 5th floor north of Grace Hospital for their skill, dedication and compassion. More thanks go to every one of the wonderful and caring staff at Sturgeon Creek 1 Retirement Residence. There will be a memorial service held at Sturgeon Creek United Church 207 Thompson Drive at 2:00 Friday August 7th. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Plan International Canada or the United Church of Canada two charities Betty Ann supported faithfully.
BURTON: Violet Julia was born to William and Stella Halliday on October 5, 1930. She was one of seven children raised on the family farm near Minto, Manitoba. Vi received her grade 12 in a one room school in Fairfax. She shared many stories about her neighbour friends and her travels to and from school in a horse drawn wagon. She moved to Brandon to attend college and received her Stenographers Certificate. She worked at Yaegar's Furs until she married Lloyd Burton in May of 1954. Together they raised four children in the family home. Vi enjoyed gardening and had a lovely vegetable garden and many beautiful flower beds. Her grandchildren were her pride and joy. Abbey, Sarah and Erik enjoyed stopping by on the way to and from school for special moments and a treat. She spent many hours playing Barbie dolls with Jordan. She taught Jessica and Emma how to make her famous buns. Vi was a grandma to all the neighbourhood children, often sending them home with bouquets of her garden flowers. She loved to gather her family around the dining room table for great food and great company. Card games and board games created many hours of laughter after her wonderful meals. Everyone was always welcome at her table and in her home. Vi was predeceased by her parents Bill and Stella; daughter Mavis; sister Doris; brothers-in-law: Melvin, Alvin, Alex, George, Russ, Noel, and Bev; sister-in-law Sally; and her son-in-law Peter. She is survived by her husband Lloyd of 61 years; children: Barbara Harpe, Glen (Kathy), and Diane; son-in-law Jason; her precious grandchildren Abbey, Sarah, Erik (Jillian), Jordan, Jessica and Emma (Tanner). Her loving and kind spirit will be missed. We will find comfort in our special memories of her. To Celebrate Vi's Life, a Come & Go Memorial Reception was held at Memories Chapel on Thursday, July 30, 2015. Flowers are gratefully declined. Donations in memory of Vi may be made to a charity of choice.
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HABOK: John Habok, lifelong Brandon area farmer, passed away the morning of Monday, July 27, 2015 at the Assiniboine Centre. He was 86 at the time of his passing. John, son of Fred and Mary (Mushey) Habok, was born February 28, 1929 on E1/2 18-10-19W in the Cornwallis Municipality. In 1934, the family moved to Glenvale and lived on NE 9-9-21W. John attended Glenvale School until the family relocated in 1942 to NW 12-10-21W east of Alexander. He then attended Alexander School until grade seven when he began farming with his father. Johns early years spent during and following the Great Depression instilled a strong work ethic that stayed with him throughout his life and he passed this trait onto all those who were closest to him. After Fred and Mary retired to Brandon in 1953, John farmed with his brothers Stan and Fred as Habok Brothers Stock Farm until 1985. They began with a commercial cattle and grain operation along with registered Percheron horses, which they showed in Brandon, Regina and Toronto. They made the decision to disperse the commercial cattle and registered horses in favor of raising purebred Polled Herefords. John and his brothers had lots of success with their Polled Hereford operation throughout Canada along with hosting an annual production sale at the farm. In 1971, John married Olga (Klo) of Brandon and they moved to the current farm site where they have resided for the past 43 years. Besides grain farming, John, Olga and their children Melissa and Jonathan, established Mel-Jon Polled Herefords in 1981. They raised registered purebred breeding stock until 1997 and had numerous Grand Champion bulls at the Brandon Bull Show and Sale at the Royal Manitoba Winter Fair. Thereafter, John semi-retired to grain farming and raising Polled Herefords on a smaller scale until 2009. Besides his passion for farming, John also enjoyed bowling, hunting, baseball, hockey and yard work. He had a quick wit that he maintained up until the end of his life and his one-liners were enjoyed by all who knew him. John also enjoyed sharing his perspective on politics, the weather and farming with all those around him. Olga survives John along with daughter Melissa; son Jonathan; daughter-in-law Leah and grandson Hunter; sisters Nettie, Isabelle, Kay, Rose and Hazel; brother Fred and many nieces and nephews. John was predeceased by his parents; sisters Mary, Ayrain and Anne, and his brother Stan. Donations in memory of John made be made to the Alzheimer Society of Manitoba, Unit 4B-457 9th Street, Brandon, MB R7A 1K2.
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MAGNACCA: Elizabeth Betty (nee Finch). At the age of 80, with grace, courage and dignity, Betty went to be with her Lord and Saviour. Born in Wawanesa, Manitoba she was the beloved wife of Allan for 57 years. Incredible mother to Scott (Jill), Mark, and Elizabeth (Paul). Dearly loved Grandma, Yaya and Momma to Sean, Adam, Maximillian, Jacob, Lorenzo and Trinity. Survived by her sister Phyllis Harwood, brother in law Bill Harwood and sister in law Pat Coleman. Bet was a wonderful and fun loving aunt to her many nieces and nephews. Betty will be sadly missed by her many friends from Niagara-on- the-Lake, Agincourt and Clear Lake. Betty was very active in the Niagara-on-the-Lake community. She was a parishioner of St. Marks Church for 35 years, an enthusiastic member of the archives committee and carried on the tradition of the cherry pie ladies with humour and leadership. She spent over 25 years with the Shaw Guild. Betty also was a member of the Niagara-on-the-Lake Hospital Auxiliary and a Board Member of the Hospital Foundation. Betty enjoyed a good game of golf and celebrated a hole in one in her 70s. Her love of music and dancing will always be remembered. The family would like to acknowledge the compassion and care given to Betty and her family by Dr. Radhika Yelamanchili and her oncology team, the nurses in 3-B and the chemo nurses at SGH. The family will receive friends at Morgan Funeral Home, 415 Regent St. Niagara-on-the -Lake, on Wednesday July 29, 2015 from 6-9 p.m. A celebration of life will be held at St. Mark's Anglican Church, 41 Byron St, Niagara-on- the-Lake, on Thursday July 30, 2015 at 11 a.m. with a private family interment to take place at another time. The family will receive friends at Morgan Funeral Home, 415 Regent St. Niagara-on-the-Lake, on Wednesday July 29, 2015 from 6-9 p.m. A celebration of life will be held at St. Mark's Anglican Church, 41 Byron St, Niagara-on-the-Lake, on Thursday July 30, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. with a private family interment to take place at another time. Morgan Funeral Home, 415 Regent Street, Niagara-on-the -Lake, ON L0S 1J0. Phone: 905-468-3255, fax 905- 356-9916. In lieu of flowers, donations to the St. Marks Church or to the Walker Family Cancer Centre would be appreciated by the family.
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LEVINS-MCLENNAN:On July 22, 2015, Christopher Robert Levins-McLennan of Brandon, formally of Whitecourt, Alberta, passed away at the age of 47. Chris will be lovingly remembered by his partner Melanie Sleziak, step-children Monica, Mikayla and Anthony Sleziak, his mother Carol Levins, brothers Jason and Peter Levins, sister Kimberly Levins (Gino), as well as numerous extended family and friends. Chris was predeceased by his father Daniel Levins, paternal grandparents George and Lucille Levins and his maternal grandfather Oren McLennan. A Celebration of Chris life will be held at the Brockie Donovan Chapel, 332-8th Street, on Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. Interment will follow at Rosewood Memorial Gardens.
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BUCKMIRE: Marguerite Emma Buckmire passed away peacefully after a short illness at her residence, Dinsdale Personal Care Home, on Sunday, July 26, 2015 at the age of 84 years. Marguerite worked at the Brandon General Hospital for over 25 years. She enjoyed music, movies, TV, traveling, eating out, walking, hiking, humbugs and car rides. Her favorite perfume was Oscar de la Renta. She loved her church and attended faithfully. Marguerite is survived by her sisters Louise and Kathleen, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Leona and Ross and her brothers Ronald, Wally and Eddy. Prayers will be held at the Brockie Donovan Chapel, 332-8th Street, on Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at St. Augustines Roman Catholic Church, 327-4th Street, on Friday, July 31, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. with Fr. Michael Raj Savarimuthu as Celebrant. Interment will follow at the Brandon Cemetery. Donations in memory of Marguerite may be made to the Brandon Regional Health Centre Foundation, 150 McTavish Avenue East, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 2B3.
BAILEY: Raymond Ronald June 2, 1922 - July 23, 2015. Peacefully and surrounded by his family, Raymond Ronald Bailey, aged 93, passed away on July 23, 2015 at Riverview Health Centre. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife Barbara and his children Ron (Sharon Goertzen and Melissa); Ann (Gary Craven, Trevor and Sara); Mary Stanger (Ted, Margaret (Jerrimy and Aurora) and Melanie (Kyle Gluchi)); and Robert (Brigitte, Graham and Emma) and also by Barbaras children Gloria, Michel, Janet, Roger, Marlene, Deanne and Monique and their families. Many nephews, nieces and friends near and far treasure fond memories of Ray. Ray was predeceased by his parents Ernie and Nellie Bailey and in 1988, by his first wife Joan (Pettipher).Ray was born in Brandon, Manitoba where he attained a Bachelor of Science degree from Brandon College in 1944. Following a short stint as a chemist he entered the University of Manitoba and earned a Diploma in Education (1946) and later a Bachelors of Education (1957) and a Masters of Education (1966). In 1973 he was awarded a Canada Council grant for doctoral studies in education. Ray began his teaching career at Killarney in 1946 and later held teaching and administrative positions in Melita, Morris and the Seven Oaks School Division in Winnipeg. In 1986 he retired as principal of Arthur E. Wright Elementary School. Ray was a highly respected educator who even in his 90s was often greeted warmly by former students and colleagues. As an adjunct to his teaching career Ray was active in the Manitoba Teachers Society, the provincial Home & School Federation and the Manitoba Library Trustees Association. Ray had many interests outside of Education, including computers, genealogy, photography and classical music. For more than 40 years he served as a Lay Reader in the Anglican Church. For 10 years, he served on the board of Habitat for Humanity with special responsibilities for the first ReStore in Winnipeg. Ray was a proud supporter of his alma mater in Brandon and in 2005 he was the recipient of the Brandon University Alumni Associations Distinguished Alumni Award. Ray enjoyed travel and did not accept the limitations that his health could have imposed. He travelled extensively with Barbara and cruised to Australia and back using his portable oxygen machine. Ray felt a strong affinity with the Cuban people and made more than 20 visits to Cuba with Joan, and then with Barbara, bringing scarce items to their Cuban friends. The Presbyterian Church of Varadero made them honorary members of their parish. Ray was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He was keenly interested in everyones life and supportive of their educational pursuits and other endeavours. Ray was an avid fan of the Manitoba Moose, then the Winnipeg Jets and the Winnipeg Goldeyes. He was at a Goldeyes game only two weeks before his passing, rooting for the home team.In retirement, Ray became an author and published Tadpole to Little Frog- his memoir of growing up in Brandon during the depression and war years. At the time of his passing he was working on a second volume about his life since 1949. Ray lived independently with Barbara and despite his failing health lived life to the fullest. The family thanks Rays family doctor, Dr. Grobler and the doctors, nurses and aides who professionally and skilfully attended to Ray during his numerous hospital stays. In particular, they thank Dr. Garcia and the palliative care staff at Riverview Health Centre. The memorial service for Ray Bailey will be held on Thursday, July 30th at 2:00 PM at St. Johns Cathedral, 135 Anderson Ave, Winnipeg, MB. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Ray Bailey may be made to Habitat for Humanity, 60 Archibald St, Winnipeg, MB R2J 0V8, Rossbrook House, 658 Ross Ave, Winnipeg, MB R3A 0M1 or a charity of your choice. Arrangements are under the care of Neil Bardal Funeral Centre, 3030 Notre Dame Ave, Winnipeg, MB, R3H 1B9.
VERPLANCHE: Cyril R. Verplanche died peacefully with his family by his side on July 25, 2015 at the Deloarine Health Centre in Deloraine, Manitoba at the age of 77. He is lovingly remembered by his wife Evonne (nee Verhelst), children Andy and Myrna and their families. Mass will be held on Thursday, July 30, 2015 at the St. Antoninus Catholic Church in Deloraine at 10:30 a.m. Prayers will be held on Wednesday Evening at 7:00 p.m. at the church. Interment will be held at the Deloraine Catholic Cemetery. Donations in memory of Cyril may be made to CancerCare Manitoba (Deloraine), Box 447, Deloraine, MB, R0M 0M0.
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