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Johnston, Jessie Iona

(1943-2017)

Passed away at the CHUS-Fleurimont, Sherbrooke, on March 4, 2017 at the age of 73. Daughter of the late Sydney Johnston and the late Myrtle Fee.

Jessie leaves to mourn her children: Leanne, Stacey and Krenda (Marc); her grandchildren Opal (J.F.), April (Shawn), Jennifer (Philippe), Katrina (Jonathan), Jonathan, Dylan (Shanny) and Maxime; and her great-grandchildren Emeric and Nathan. She also leaves her sister Hazel; her brother Kenneth (Dorothy); and the father of her children, Sherman Lancaster; as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Predeceased by her sister Linda.  

Resting at the Cass Funeral Home, 295 Principale S. Richmond, QC, where friends may visit, on Sunday, March 12, 2017, from 7 pm to 9 pm and on Monday, March 13, 2017, from 10 am to 11 am. A religious service will follow in the funeral home chapel at 11 am, with Ellis Clark officiating.

The family would like to thank the Wales Home and the 9th floor ICU at the CHUS Fleurimont for the wonderful care they provided.

In lieu of flowers, donations to The Wales Home Foundation (Norton 1), 506 Rte 243N, Cleveland J0B 2H0 would be greatly appreciated.


Jondreville, Donald

Donald Charles Jondreville passed away on Sept. 17, 2015 at the age of 71. Son of the late Douglas Jondreville and late Ethel (Frame). A dedicated husband, caring father and loving grandfather. He will be deeply missed by his family and friends. He leaves to mourn his wife Joanne (Varner), his children: Michael (Andrea Barrie) and Kristen (Nick Peters), his five grandchildren: Olivia, Logan, Nathan, Lilli and Noah, his brother Lynn and his sisters Sue (Raymond Côté) and Ann (the late Jim Stowers). Visitation will take place from 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. at Cookshire United Church on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015. A funeral service will take place following the visitation at 2:00 p.m. A private family burial will be held at the Windsor Protestant Cemetery. In lieu of flowers we ask that donations be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

Jenne, Ronald

Ronald Francis Jenne, former businessman (Beckwith-Bemis) and avid sportsman and outdoorsman., passed away at the Hôtel-Dieu on July 3, 2015. Son of the late Llewellyn and Margaret (Dyer) Jenne and brother of Ross (Judy) and the late Frank (Lina). Husband of the late Dorothy Pearce and the late Gabrielle Lavarière. He leaves to mourn his beloved step-children Gregory (Linda), Stephen and Jeffrey (Linda) Tribble; grandchildren Megan, Lindsay, Trevor, Matthew, Jennifer and Timothy; as well as the Jenne and Lavarière families. Visitation will take place at Cass Funeral Home in Lennoxville on Tuesday, July 7, 2015 between 6pm and 9pm. A private graveside service will be held in Malvern Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers donations to the CHUS Foundation (530, 10e Avenue Sud, Sherbrooke, QC, J1G 2R9) or the Malvern Cemetery (PO Box 306, succ. Lennoxville, Sherbrooke, QC, J1M 1Z5) would be greatly appreciated.

Jorgenson Lowe, Florence

Peacefully at the Domaine de la Sapinière East Angus, Que., on Sunday, March 22, 2015 at the age of 93. Florence Jorgenson beloved wife of the late Tom Lowe and loving mother of Brian (Brenda Sylvester) and Linda (late Bill Sylvester). Cherished grandmother of Cathy and Kelly Lowe, Casey, Tammy, Dawn and Chris Sylvester. Great grandmother of sixteen and one great great granddaugher. She will be missed by numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Resting at the St. Paul's Anglican Church, Bury, where friends may call on Friday, March 27, 2015 from 7 to 9 pm and on Saturday, March 28th from 1 to 2 pm followed by the funeral service at 2 pm. Rev. Lynn Dillabough officiating. Interment in the Bury Cemetery at a later date. Florence's family would like to extend a special thank you to Pierre Lemieux and the other staff at the Sapinière for wonderful care given to her. In lieu of flowers, donation in Florence's memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 3330, King West, bureau 130, Sherbrooke, QC J1L 1C9 or to the Bury Cemtery, c/o Valerie MacLeod, 568 Principale, Bury, QC J0B 1J0 would be greatly appreciated by the family.


Julien Gilbert, Pauline

Passed away peacefully at the CHSLD in Magog on February 25, 2015, at the age of 89. Cherished wife of the late Camille Gilbert and loving mother of Janie (Leslie Webster). Dear sister of Irene (the late Ross Royea) and Murray (Gladys). She will also be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, and many friends. There will be visitation in the presence of the urn on Friday, March 6, 2015 at the Cass Funeral Home, 545 Dufferin, Stanstead from 7:00 to 9:00 p m.,also on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 1:00 pm followed by the service at 2:00 p.m. in the funeral home, with Reverend Barbara Wintle and Reverend Lise Kuizminska officiating. As a tribute to her memory, donations made to the Frontier Animal Society, P.O. 2505. Stanstead, Qc. JOB 1E0 woud be greatly appreciated by the family.

Johnston, William John (1927 - 2014)

Passed away peacefully, with family by his side, at the Wales Home in Richmond, on Saturday March 15th 2014, William ‘Bill’ Johnston, formerly of Verdun QC, at the age of 86. Loving husband of the late Marion Osborn and dear father of David (Nancy Berge) and Peter (Darlene Stevens). Beloved grandfather of Ashley (Phil) and Jordan (Danielle). Bill also leaves to mourn, his sister Joy Moore, his brother-in-law Austin Osborn and sister-in-law Marjorie Osborn along with his nieces, nephews, many relatives and dear friends. A graveside service will be held in the Trenholm Cemetery in the spring. The family would like to extend a heartfelt ‘Thank you’ to the staff of the Wales Home for the wonderful care they provided. Donations to the Wales Home Foundation, 506 Rte 243N, Richmond, QC J0B 2H0 would be greatly appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to the Cass Funeral Home, Richmond. www.casshomes.ca


Johnston Rodgers, Lorah

Passed away peacefully at Fairvern Nursing Home in Huntsville, Ontario on December 19, 2013 at the age of 70. Lorah leaves behind her husband John of Sprucedale, Ontario; her brother James (Kristine) Johnston of Orillia, Ontario; her nephew, Tim (Kelly) Johnston of Grande Prairie, Alberta – with children Tyler and Taryn; niece Karen Waite (Shane Steele) of Orillia – with children Kathryn and Jack; niece Mara (Stefan) Wingrove of Orillia – with daughters Lauryn and Alyssa; very special friend Shirley “P” (Glenn) Boon of Huntsville; sister-in-law Gail Rodgers (Sue Hames) of Huntsville; sister-in-law Joan (Bill) Haynes of Dundalk, Ontario; nephew Bill Jr. (Doneese) Haynes of Shelburne, Ontario – with daughters Vanessa and Amanda; niece Wendy Farley of Owen Sound, Ontario – with daughter Tiffany. Born on December 1, 1943 to the late Arthur and Alice (Bacon) Johnston, Lorah was raised on the family dairy farm in South Durham, Quebec, with her brother, Jimmie James Arthur. Lorah was a very good student throughout high school in Richmond, QC, where she also was in the Glee Club and the fashion shows. Lorah loved to play the piano and was one of the church organists at St. James Anglican Church in South Durham. Lorah was in the nursing program at Royal Victoria Hospital (McGill University) in Montreal, but had to abandon her studies for health reasons three months prior to becoming a registered nurse. On December 4, 1971 she married Norman Gentleman, to whom she was married for five years. Lorah married John Rodgers in Orillia on May 19, 1979. While living in Brampton, Ontario, Lorah worked as a nurse’s aide at Peel Manor until September 1988, when they moved to Huntsville. Lorah worked on the front desk at Grandview Resort, in Huntsville, until she returned to the health care field. While working as a Red Cross Homemaker she took the PSW (Personal Support Worker) course in 1998, passing with Honours. Lorah gave her clients the gentle care that endeared her to them, often extending her hours into her own time just to make sure that they really were okay before leaving their homes. Lorah was a nature lover personified. She and John enjoyed hiking, canoeing, camping, visiting with friends and taking road trips around Ontario. Other interests that Lorah had were practicing Therapeutic Touch, reading, music, flower gardening, collecting meaningful stones, and taking care of Mother Earth. Special thanks to staff for the kind gentle care they gave Lorah at Fairvern Nursing Home, where she spent the last 2½ years of her life journey living with Alzheimer’s disease. Lorah has “gone home” to be with the angels. Lorah will be remembered for her generous love, her infectious smile, her gentle spirit and her awesome wonder of the world around her. If desired, memorial donations to The Alzheimer’s Society or St. James Anglican Cemetery Fund would be appreciated by the family. A Memorial Service was held at Trinity United Church, Huntsville, ON on Wednesday, January 15th, 2014. A graveside service will be held at St. James Anglican Cemetery in South Durham, QC on May 10, 2014 at 1:00 p.m.. A time of fellowship will follow at the Salle des Loisirs in South Durham

Jolicoeur, Louise

Passed away at the Maison Aube-Lumière, Friday, December 6, 2013 at the age of 58 years, Louise Jolicoeur, daughter of the late Edmond Jolicoeur and the late Andrée Bertrand. Louise leaves to mourn her beloved daughter Sarah Jolicoeur- Hull, her brothers Pierre, Paul (Danièle Masse), Michel, Guy and her sister Marie (François Sauvé). She also leaves to mourn the father of her daughter Barry Hull, her step children Samantha Hull (Manuel Ferrarini) and Richard Hull (Kally Hudson), her sisterin- law and friend Pat Henning (Mike Henning) as well as her nephews Mathieu, Félix, Jean-Philippe, Jean-François and many relatives and friends. Resting at the Maison Funéraire des Cantons, 951 Haut-Bois, Sherbrooke (Rock Forest), where friends may call on Saturday, December 14, 2013 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Followed by the funeral service at the Ste-Elizabeth Church, 3115 Capelton, North Hatley at 11:30 a.m. The family would like to thank Dr. Dominique Mercier and Dr. Agnès Desrochers for being by her side with kindness and understanding. We would also like to thank La Maison Aube-Lumière and the staff and those who gave their time with extreme devotion. As memorial tributes, donations made to the La Maison Aube-Lumière, 3071, 12e Avenue North, Sherbrooke, QC, J1H 5H3 would be appreciated.

Johnson Delisle, Mavis

Mavis Delisle (Johnson) Peacefully at the Grace Christian Home, on Saturday, April 20th, Mavis (Johnson) Delisle, beloved wife of the late George, mother of Sherry, Lennoxville and Peter (Claire), Cookshire-Eaton; special granny to Lisa, Montreal and Stephen (Sarah Schwieger) of Berlin, Germany. Resting at Cass Funeral Home, 3006 College St. Sherbrooke (Lennoxville), visitation from 7-9 pm, Wednesday, April 24th and from 10 to 11 am, Thursday, April 25th. Funeral will be held at Cass Funeral Home 11 am, April 25th.The Venerable Dean Ross officiating. Interment at the Elmwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to The Pet Connection, c/o Jen Young, 1730 rue Wellington S, Sherbrooke QC J1M 1K9 or to the charity of your choice, will be appreciated by the family.

Jardine, Colin

Passed away peacefully at the Argyll Centre on Sunday, February 3, 2013 at the age of 83. Loving husband of Madeleine and father of Robin, Shawn, Colin, Susan and Stephanie. Grandfather of Vanessa, Hannah, Connor, Jordan, Eric, Matthew and Holly. Pre-deceased by his son David and grandson Isiah. Born in Sherbrooke, Que, son of Agnes Gilmour and James Jardine. A visitaion will be held at Cass Funeral Homes, 3006 College St. Sherbrooke (Lennoxville), on Friday, February 8, 2013 from 6 to 9 p.m. A memorial service will take place on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 11 a.m at the St-Patrick's Catholic Church ( 20 Gordon St. Sherbrooke, QC).

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