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GILBERT – Hugh Gilbert; beloved husband of Maureen and father of Willie (Janet) Gilbert and Pat (John) McNair; passed away at Birch Lodge Personal Care Home, Hamiota, MB on Saturday, January 22, 2011 at 78 years of age. A service to celebrate Hugh’s life will be held at the Hamiota United Church, Hamiota, MB on Tuesday, February 1, 2011 at 2:00 PM. For those so desiring, donations may be made in Hugh’s memory to the Alzheimer Society of Manitoba, Suite 4B – 457 9th St, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 1K2. Messages of condolence to the Gilbert family can be sent at www.campbellfuneralhome.ca. Campbell Funeral Home, Hamiota are in care of arrangements. (866) 620-2744.
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DeGAGNÉ: It is with great sorrow and sadness that the family of Colleen Audrey DeGagné announce her passing on Friday, January 28, 2011 at the BRHC. A service to celebrate Colleen’s life will be held on Saturday, February 5th at 2:00 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Brandon, Manitoba. A complete obituary honouring Colleen will be forthcoming.
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CHARNEY: It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our Uncle Michael (Mike) Charney on January 13th, 2011 in Thunder Bay, Ontario. Uncle Mike was born September 30th, 1924 in Marco, Manitoba. He attended Ruska Rawa School and his high school in Rossburn, Manitoba. In 1944 he enlisted in the Canadian Armed Forces. He served with the Lake Superior Scottish Regiment in Britain, Holland and Germany and was awarded the Canadian Volunteer Service Medal with clasp, the France and German Star and the war Medal in 1939. Michael remained after the war in Germany. He was honorably discharged in 1946. Michael returned to Rossburn and lived with his parents. He taught school for a short while at Ruska Rawa and Zaporza Schools. He was later employed at Nick's Grocery Store, operated by his sister and brother-in-law Ann and Nick Stupnisky. Michael moved to Thunder Bay, ON in 1951. He worked for Western Grocier and at Confederation College, he retired in 1983 due to ill health. Uncle Mike spent leisure time golfing, playing cards and working in his yard and garden. He was a member of the Holy Cross Ukrainian Catholic Church as well as a life long member of the Westfort Prosvita Society. Uncle Mike is survived by his son Gary Charney of Thunder Bay, Ontario and one sister-in-law Susan Charney of Rossburn, Manitoba He was predeceased by his parents Dmytro and Julia Charney (nee Ewanyshyn). Sisters Mary (John) Groshak, Mabel (Matt) Procyk, Ann (Nick) Stupnisky, brothers Stanley in infancy, Thomas Charney, Russel and Martha Charney and his wife and best friend Millie. As per Uncle Mike's request no service was held.
May you rest in peace with all your family in God's heavenly home. Vichnia Pomyat.
Submitted by nephew Rick Charney.
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BISHOP: The death of George Bishop occurred at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Thursday, January 27, 2011. The Ceremony to Celebrate George's life will be held at Memories Chapel, 330 - 18th Street North, Brandon on Tuesday, February 1, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. Rev. Jim Brown will officiate. Private family interment will take place at the Brandon Cemetery. Friends who desire may make a donation in memory of George to the Canadian Cancer Society, 193 Sherbrook Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3C 2B7. Complete obituary information will follow.
Expressions of sympathy may be made atwww.memorieschapel.com.
Arrangements are with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
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BEAM: Frances Marion Beam (nee McCrae), beloved wife of Tom, passed away on Tuesday, January 18, 2011, at her residence at Rideau Park Personal Care Home. Frances was born on June 24, 1921 to Eliza and Campbell McCrae. She was the youngest of eleven children: Jennie, William, Annie, Campbell, Peggy, Harriet, Irene, Les, Don, Alice and Frances -all deceased. Every summer, Frances and her sister Alice looked forward to visiting the family in Big Beaver, Saskatchewan. During the war, Frances worked at the Number One Manning Depot, where she met her first husband Aubrey Melvin. They married on October 28, 1939. Their children, Georgina and Jim were born after the war. Aubrey passed away suddenly on November 17, 1961. Frances went back to school. She then began working at the Assiniboine Physiotherapy Center attached to the Sanatorium; then worked at the Brandon Mental Health Center in the Patient Trust Office until her retirement in 1986. She was one of the founding members of the MGEU. Frances enjoyed being a Brownie and Guide leader for many years. She was an avid curler all of her life. Frances and Tom met at the curling rink. She then asked him to skip her rink in a bonspiel. They won! After meeting Tom, her outdoor adventures began: fishing, camping, travelling in Canada and the US. After a long courtship, they married on August 18, 1979. Tom's three sons became a part of Frances' family as well: Rick, Ed and Gerry (deceased November 2009). Upon their retirement, they travelled to Barbados, Grenada, and Great Britain. After a bad fall and failing health, Frances entered Rideau Park Personal Care Home in January 2002, where she remained until her passing. Tom was devoted to Frances, visiting her regularly twice a day for nine years, missing very few days. Frances is mourned by her husband Tom; children, Georgina (Edwin) Kimber; Jim (Evelyn) Melvin; Rick (Gwen) Beam; Ed (Karen) Beam: Lizanne Beam (Gerry's widow). She will be deeply missed by her grandchildren: Genene and Norma; Mathurin, Gaelan and Morgan; Richard, Angela and Michael; Jennifer, Megan and Robin; Robert, John, Natasha, Tyler, Amanda, Alex and Jeremy: ten great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. The Funeral service was held at St. George's Anglican Church, on Saturday, January 22, 2011 with the Rev. Jim Brown officiating. Interment of her ashes took place at the Brandon Cemetery. The family would like to thank the staff at Rideau Park Personal Care Home for their comfort, care and concern shown to Frances over the last nine years. Thanks also to Vern Schneider and staff of Memories Chapel for their expert guidance and assistance at this difficult time. If friends so wish they may make a donation to the charity of choice in Frances' memory.
Expressions of sympathy may be made atwww.memorieschapel.com.
Arrangements are with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330. "We celebrate Frances' life and her spirit that lives with us all."
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JOHNSTON:Robert Barry Johnston passed away peacefully on January 6, 2011 at the Westman Nursing Home in Virden with his wife Erva and all his children by his side. Barry was the youngest child of Jack and Eileen Johnston. He attended school at Johnston School and Oakwood School in Oak Lake. On July 25, 1947 Barry married Georgina Bray and together they had five children, Judy, Joan, Janice, John and Jerry. Barry and Georgina lived on the home farm 15-10-24 in the R.M. of Woodworth where Barry was involved in both grain and cattle farming. During this time he was involved in many community organizations such as the Oak Lake Agriculture Society and Manitoba Pool Elevators. Sadly, Georgina passed away on February 2, 1971. Barry remained on the farm until 1979 at which time he sold the farm and moved Elstow, Sask. to manage a branch of Specialized Soil Products. This was a huge move for Barry as he had farmed all his life. Barry and Erva Foreman were married on March 19, 1982 and in 1988 they returned to live on Oak Lake. Barry enjoyed curling, especially bonspieling, golfing, camping and had a passion for photography and for growing the perfect tomato. He was often found in his special spot at the arena watching any level of hockey. Barry was predeceased by his parents Jack and Eileen, his wife Georgina, mother –in-law Florence Bray, fathers- in-law Earl Bray and Albert Foreman, brothers Norris and Ross, sister Lorraine (Holland) sisters –in-law Bernice, Audrey, Phyllis and Gwen, brother s–in-law Bill Holland and Harvey Kent and son-in-law Brent Doherty. He is survived by his wife Erva, daughters Judy (Wallace) McLean, Joan Doherty, Janice (Gord) Huminuk, sons John (Barbara), Jerry (Debbie), 12 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, 1 great great grandchild and mother- in- law Ethel Foreman. The funeral services was held on January 12, 2011 at Oak Lake United Church with Rev. Craig Miller officiating. Interment was at Johnston Cemetery with Carscadden Funeral Home in charge on arrangements. If friends so desire, donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society or Oak Lake Minor Hockey in memory of Barry.
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SORENSON: In loving memory of Mary Sorenson, beloved wife of the late Albert Sorenson. Mary died on January 25, 2011 at the Brandon Regional Health Centre in Brandon, Manitoba. In accordance with Mary’s wishes a private Graveside service will be held at a later date at the Goodlands Cemetery in Goodlands, Manitoba. Donations in memory of Mary may be made to the Goodlands cemetery fund.
Messages of condolence may be made online at www.wheatlnd.com.
Smith Funeral Home, www.wheatlnd.com 747-2088.
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TROLLOPE: Dennis Arthur March 17, 1937 – January 21, 2011. Dennis Trollope, beloved husband and proud father passed away peacefully at the Salvation Army Agape hospice, Calgary, AB, after a long and well- fought fight with numerous ailments on Friday, January 21, 2011 at the age of 73 years. Dennis was born in Hartney, MB and lived with his family in Lauder and Brandon, MB prior to moving to Medicine Hat, AB where he lived most of his life and grew a successful welding company, Bromley Mechanical, for years until retirement. In the last nine years of his life he lived in Calgary and Cochrane AB. He was very involved with the Kiwanis Club in Medicine Hat including volunteering his services for Safety City. He worked to better the lives of the children around him and abroad. He sponsored the education of many children in Uganda, helped to build a children’s village, computer programs and other self sustaining projects for them. Dennis is survived by his loving wife Gisele Glazer, three sons, Brian (Sherri) Trollope of Yorkton, SK, Don (Colleen) Trollope of Brandon MB, and Murray (Vicki) Trollope of Medicine Hat, AB. He also leaves behind five grandchildren and two great-grand children, numerous nieces and nephews, a sister Audrey Tripp (Art) of Port Coquitlam, BC, two brothers Keith Trollope (Marg) and Garry Trollope (Donna) both of Brandon, MB. Dennis was predeceased by his father Allan, his mother Hazel and an older brother Vaughn. A Memorial Service will be held at McInnis & Holloway’s, Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North, Calgary, Alberta) on Friday, January 28, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. The family wishes to thank Agape Hospice for their extraordinary loving care during Dennis’ stay. They were real angels for Dennis’ final days.
Condolences may be forwarded through
www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends wish, a donation can be made to the kidney foundation in lieu of flowers. In living memory of Dennis Trollope, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park, Cochrane, AB dedicated on Sunday, June 5th, 2011 by McInnis & Holloway Funderal Homes, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 Centre Street North, Calgary, Alberta, T2E 2V6. Telephone: 1-800-661-1599.
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SHELDON: It is with great sadness that the family of Pearl Sheldon announces her passing on Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at the Brandon Regional Health Centre. The Funeral Service will be held at Central United Church, 327-8th Street, on Saturday, January 29, 2011 at 3:00 p.m. Rev. Shannon McCarthy will officiate. A private interment will be held at the Brandon Cemetery prior to the service. Complete obituary information will follow.
Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com.
Arrangements are with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
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PETRAS: Peter Petras beloved husband of Marie (Sworyk), father to Debbie (Garnet), Casmer, and Shirley; grandfather to Amy, Sara (David), Katherine, and Dylan Wilkinson; Zoe and Emma Petras; and great-grandfather to Emily and Madison Mryglod, died peacefully at Brandon Regional Health Centre on Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at the age of 73. A private family service will be held. Interment to follow at a later date. In lieu of flowers, if friends desire, donations in memory of Peter may be made to a charity of your choice.
For on-line condolences please log onto www.mosaicfunerals.ca Mosaic Funeral Chapel in care of arrangements, 204-275-5555.
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BROWN: Passed away unexpectedly at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Monday January 24, 2011 at the age of 69 years, Donald Earl Brown, of WawanesaManitoba. Don was born the seventh child to Norman & Ida Brown (nee Little) on September 29, 1941 at Souris MB. Don was employed at the Brandon Mental Health Centre as a maintenance assistant for 29 1/2 years. Upon retiring, Don pursued his first love of horses and harness racing & was heavily involved in the Great Western Harness Racing Circuit in Manitoba. Don leaves to mourn his passing his loving wife Margaret (nee Steer), daughter Marilee (Scott) White of Halifax N.S., son Graeme (Rhonetta) Brown of Brandon, grandchildren Christopher Brown, Britney Brown (Bryan Houston), Ashley Brown, Taylor Brown, Echo Brown and Tylo Brown, one great grandchild Brenden Houston; brothers Russell Brown of Medicine Hat Alta., George (Emily) Brown of Wawanesa, Elmer (Audrey) Brown of Oak Lake, Ray Brown of Brandon, Mervin Brown (Evelyn Westerby) of R.M. of Oakland, a brother-in-law Russell Angus of Brandon, as well as numerous nieces, nephews & friends. Don was predeceased by his parents, a sister Audrey Angus & by a granddaughter Rachelle Bates. A Graveside Service will be held on Friday January 28, 2011 at 1:00 pm at the Millford Cemetery with Rev. Beth Clark officiating. A reception will follow in the Wawanesa Community Hall at approx. 2:00 pm.Friends that so desire, memorial donations can be made in Don’s memory to the Wawanesa Community Foundation, Box 89 Wawanesa, Manitoba, R0K 2G0 or to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, 824-18th St. Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 5BY.
For online condolences, please visit our website at www.willmorchapel.com.
Jamieson’s Funeral Service of Glenboro in care of arrangements. 1-204-827-2480.
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TROLLOPE: Dennis Arthur March 17, 1937 – January 21, 2011. Dennis Trollope, beloved husband and proud father passed away peacefully at the Salvation Army Agape hospice, Calgary, AB, after a long and well- fought fight with numerous ailments on Friday, January 21, 2011 at the age of 73 years. Dennis was born in Hartney, MB and lived with his family in Lauder and Brandon, MB prior to moving to Medicine Hat, AB where he lived most of his life and grew a successful welding company, Bromley Mechanical, for years until retirement. In the last nine years of his life he lived in Calgary and Cochrane AB. He was very involved with the Kiwanis Club in Medicine Hat including volunteering his services for Safety City. He worked to better the lives of the children around him and abroad. He sponsored the education of many children in Uganda, helped to build a children’s village, computer programs and other self sustaining projects for them. Dennis is survived by his loving wife Gisele Glazer, three sons, Brian (Sherri) Trollope of Yorkton, SK, Don (Colleen) Trollope of Brandon MB, and Murray (Vicki) Trollope of Medicine Hat, AB. He also leaves behind five grandchildren and two great-grand children, numerous nieces and nephews, a sister Audrey Tripp (Art) of Port Coquitlam, BC, two brothers Keith Trollope (Marg) and Garry Trollope (Donna) both of Brandon, MB. Dennis was predeceased by his father Allan, his mother Hazel and an older brother Vaughn. A Memorial Service will be held at McInnis & Holloway’s, Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North, Calgary, Alberta) on Friday, January 28, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. The family wishes to thank Agape Hospice for their extraordinary loving care during Dennis’ stay. They were real angels for Dennis’ final days.
Condolences may be forwarded through
www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends wish, a donation can be made to the kidney foundation in lieu of flowers. In living memory of Dennis Trollope, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park, Cochrane, AB dedicated on Sunday, June 5th, 2011 by McInnis & Holloway Funderal Homes, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 Centre Street North, Calgary, Alberta, T2E 2V6. Telephone: 1-800-661-1599.
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SMITH: Elsie Smith, beloved mother of Gaye, Glenda and Brent, devoted grandmother of Bonny, David, Amanda, Donna and Nicole, great grandmother of Emma-Rose, Kaitlin and Lexi, passed away peacefully in her sleep, at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Monday, January 24, 2011 at the age of 87 years. In keeping with Elsie’s wishes, cremation will take place and a private family gathering will be held. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of choice.
Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
She will be dearly missed by all.
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KORENICKI: William “Bill” Korenicki of Brandon, passed away peacefully at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Sunday January 23, 2011 at the age of 87 years. Prayers will be held at Brockie Donovan Chapel, 332-8th Street, on Friday January 28, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. Divine Liturgy will be held at St. Mary’s Ukrainian Catholic Church, 927 Assiniboine Avenue, on Saturday, January 29, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. Fr. Michael Tkachuk officiating, and Stella Fedeniuk as cantor. Interment will be held at Brandon Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Bill may be made to the Brandon Regional Health Centre Foundation, “CancerCare Services,”150 McTavish Ave. East, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 2B3. Complete obituary information to follow.
Messages of condolencemay be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
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ENGLISH: Pearl V. English; beloved wife of Harvey and mother of Joanne Boyd, Lorri (Philip) Houck, Richard (Kelly) English; passed away at the Riverdale Personal Care Home, Rivers, Manitoba on Saturday, January 22, 2011 at 85 years of age. A service to celebrate her life will be held at the Cardale United Church, Cardale, Manitoba on Thursday, January 27, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. Those wishing may attend the interment at Marney Cemetery at 12:30 p.m. For those so desiring, donations may be made in Pearl’s memory to the Cardale United Church Memorial Fund, Cardale, Manitoba, R0K OJO or to a charity of one’s choice. Messages of condolence to the English family can be sent at www.campbellfuneralhome.ca. Campbell Funeral Home, Hamiota are in care of arrangements. (866) 620-2744.
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