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NEORC o@ca.on.manitoulin.howland.little_current.manitoulin_expositor 2006-04-12 published
John " Jack" William ORFORD
In loving memory of John "Jack" William Orford who passed away peacefully
surrounded with family on Friday, April 7, 2006 at the age of 68 years. Knew
all and was known by all. For over 30 years Jack owned and operated the Sale
Barn in Little Current, buying and selling livestock (except for goats) and
trucked. Usually working six days a week, he relaxed on Sunday driving out
to the farm to check on the cows. Trucking was a passion to Jack, he did
feed delivery all over, trucked cedar posts and slabs to the States, picked
up, or delivered animals to farms or sale barns. He was seen at all hours of
the day and night continuing on his quest of fulfilling the customer's
request. Even in the last weeks Jack was still dedicated to his business
trying to make arrangements to meet the needs of his loyal customers.
Biography was his favourite show and he loved to relax and enjoy a hockey or
baseball game on TV. He shared with A.J. the love of McDonald's, and enjoyed
the coffee shop comradery. Born to John and Mary Orford on September 17,
1937. Predeceased by his beloved wife Alma Jean (née Bowser). Cherished by
his only daughter Norma Jean Orford and husband Ed Steeves. Wonderful
grandpa of Joey and A.J. Will be missed by siblings Pat Best (husband Ed
predeceased), Don and wife Anna Orford, Lois and husband Roger Newton, Floyd
and wife Gaynor Orford, Murray and wife Ruth Orford, Marion and husband Ian
Holm, Doug and wife Sylvia Orford. Remembered by many nieces and nephews.
Visitation was 7 - 9 Sunday and Monday. Funeral Service was at 2 pm,
Tuesday, April 11, 2006 at Island Funeral Home. Reverend Frank Haner
officiating. Burial at Kagawong Cemetery. Donations to Manitoulin Health Center Auxiliary or to
NEORC (cancer research) would be greatly appreciated.

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NEORC o@ca.on.manitoulin.howland.little_current.manitoulin_expositor 2006-04-26 published
Leslie Eldrid GAMMIE
In loving memory Leslie Eldrid Gammie who passed away surrounded by
family at Manitoulin Health Centre on Thursday, April 20, 2006 at the
age of 82 years. Born to James Robert Gammie and Annie Ellen
Middleton on October 28, 1923. Predeceased by beloved wife Jessie
Marion Gammie (née Cosby). Loving father of Mary Ellen and husband
Wayne Myers of Manitowaning, Evelyn and husband Lindsay Roszel of
Green Bush, Linda and husband George Ballantyne of Lively. Cherished
grandpa of Barbara and husband Rick McMurray, Connie McMurray and
friend Chad Machum, Larry Myers, Chris Roszel and fiance Jaimie
Hughson, Amie and husband Terry Morphet, David Ballantyne, Jennifer
Ballantyne. Special great grandpa of Nicole, Jason and Jesse, Brian
and Amanda and Paden. Brother Lawrence (predeceased) and wife Betty
of Little Current, sister Alice (predeceased). Remembered by in-laws
Stan (predeceased) and Irene Cosby, Willard and Phyllis Cosby (both
predeceased), Doris and Alistair Duguid. Missed by many nieces and
nephews. Funeral Service was at 2 pm, Saturday, April 22, 2006 at
Island Funeral Home. Burial Cold Springs Cemetery. Donations to
NEORC, Diabetes or Heart and Stroke would be appreciated.

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