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Every life has a unique, special story. Our Obituary Section captures the biographical information, memories and special moment in lives lived in our community.

The Obituary Section is a channel for families and loved ones to share detailed information about funeral services and other arrangements. 

All obituaries must be submitted through your funeral home of choice.

FOUND, Ethel Bishop “Bish”

Died peacefully at the Leisureworld Nursing Care Centre, on Friday December 5th, 2003. Beloved wife of the late Sherman Richard Found, in her 86th year. Loving stepmother of Rick Found and his wife Corrine of North Bay.

DESPRES, Charles J.

Died peacefully on December 3, 2003 at the Temiskaming Hospital, Charles was born in North Bay, Ontario on October 24, 1921 to Charles J. Despres and Rose Bourque. Educated in New Liskeard, he married Aline Champagne, August 23, 1948.

DAIGNEAULT, Bernard Joseph "Bernie"

Suddenly at Leisureworld, North Bay, on Friday, December 5th, 2003. Bernie Daigneault, beloved husband of Virginia "Ginny" Starr, in his 69th year.

TEMPLETON, Robert "Bert"

In loving memory of Robert "Bert" Templeton, who passed away at the Sudbury Regional Hospital, Laurentian Site, Friday morning, December 5th, 2003, at the age of 63. Beloved husband and best friend of Sandi Templeton of Sudbury.

DUFFY, Annie Gillespie (1915-2003)

Peacefully, at Leisureworld Caregiving Centre on Friday, December 5, 2003, in her 89th year. Youngest child of the late James Rafferly and Susan Gillespie of Cambusnethan, Scotland. Predeceased by 12 brothers and sisters.


At Sault Area Hospital (General) Saturday, November 15, 2003, age 77. Beloved husband of Germaine Fountain (nee St Jules); loving father of Delorese Pinkerton (Garry) North Bay.

GUSCOTT, Leslie John

On December 3, 2003, peacefully at Cassellholme, in his 89th year. Les was born in North Bay in 1915 and lived here most of his life. He was a long time employee of the Canadian Pacific Railroad.

TOUW, Jacob

At his home in Rodney, on Tuesday, December 2, 2003, formerly of North Bay, in his 67th year.

McNEICE, Gretna Marie

Gretna McNeice died peacefully surrounded by family at North Bay General Hospital on Wednesday, December 3, 2003 in her 69th year.

HAGGERTY, Carmen Lucienne

Died suddenly in hospital at Amprior on Sunday morning, November 30, 2003, at the age of 55 years. Loved mother of Donald Haggerty of Arnprior and Mona Gauvreau of Calgary. "Grandma" of Logan Gauvreau.