Calvin Lush

10 February 1961 - 11 October 2014

It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Calvin Wade Lush peacefully at home.

Calvin was originally from Bay Roberts, Newfoundland and moved to Yellowknife on June 15th 1983. Throughout the years Calvin worked various jobs, mostly construction, mining and finally with Darryl’s Shuttle Services which he thoroughly enjoyed.

Calvin was predeceased by his parents Pearce and Flora Lush and sister Edith Wareham and brother in-law Clarence Wareham. Calvin leaves behind with fond and loving memories, his wife Jeanette, son Brendan (Kaitlin), Brothers Lloyd (Josephine) of Yellowknife, Roy (Lorraine) of Colliers, NL, Sister Barbara (Johnny) of Paradise, NL, brother in-law Wayne Kennedy (Pauline), aunts, uncles, numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews. Calvin also had a very close group of friends.

The family would like to send a thank you to Dr. Ayoubi, the doctors and nurses at the Grey Nuns Hospital in Edmonton. A special thank you to the homecare nurses in Yellowknife that visited Calvin.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association: https://crm1.diabetes.ca/bbis_CRMLive/donate  or to the Heart and Stroke Fund.

http://www.heartandstroke.com/site/c.ikIQLcMWJtE/b.3479069/k.1A2C/Donate_to_the_Heart_and_Stroke_Foundation.htm

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 Bev Tuccaro

17 July 1953 - 25 September 2014

Beverly Ann Tuccaro (Dodman) of Yellowknife passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family, at Stanton Territorial Hospital.  She was predeceased by her Mother Evelyn Dodman, Father Arthur Dodman and baby brother Harley. 

 She is survived by her loving husband Raymond, son Darren (Sandra), and daughter Raylene (Robert).  Grandchildren: Keegan, Krystin, Jayden, Matthew, Bradley, Jessica, and Kaitlyn.  Siblings: Stanley, Marilyn (George), Robert James (Brenda), Sharon, Ronald (Sandra) Kimberley (Ben), Dennis (Stacey) and by numerous Aunts, Uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. 

There will be a visitation for the late Bev Tuccaro on Tuesday, September 30 from 7 until 9 pm at the funeral home.There will be a funeral service on Wednesday, October 1 at noon at St. Patrick RC Church.

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Jean Joseph Jacques Dumais

March 13, 1937 – September 21, 2014

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our good friend and colleague, Jean Dumais, on September 21, 2104 in Yellowknife, NT.

Jean was born in Laviolete (Amos), Quebec and had a long history working in the mining industry. He was a pilot, a miner, a builder and a tradesman extraordinaire.  His career spanned many decades in the mining industry across the North and in Quebec. Known for his boisterous laughter and story-telling, in his later years, he enjoyed meeting friends for coffee and recalling the glory days of mining in the North.

Jean was predeceased by his parents and will be sadly missed by his family and friends.

A prayer service will be held on October 2, 2014 at 12:15 pm at the McKenna Funeral Home, 5114 Forrest Drive. Interment  to follow at Lakeview Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the NWT SPCA.  

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Alfred William

27 Decembeer 1927 - 22 September 2014

The late Alfred William will return to Wrigley for burial September 24.

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Meynardo Yuvienco

b. 9 October 1936 - d. 13 May 2014 

There will be a visitation with the family of the late Meynardo Yuvienco on Wednesday, May 14 and Thursday, May 15 from 6 to 8 p.m. t McKenna Funeral Home. The funeral will be held on Friday, May 16 at 10 a.m. at St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church, with internment to follow at Lakeview Cemetery.

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Martha Akoluk

24 February 1957 - 4 September 2014

Returning to Cambridge Bay on Sunday for burial.

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Carolyn Georgina (nee Holton) England

22 June 1921 - 3 September 2014

Mom gently passed away the evening of September 3 at the age of 93 at her home in Yellowknife with her family by her side.

Carolyn was born in Belleville, Ontario, the third child to Minnie and Harold Holton, and was raised mainly in Hamilton and Toronto. After graduating from high school and secretarial school, she worked for the province of Ontario. She married Walter England in 1942 and followed him North to Yellowknife in June 1946 after he was discharged from the Air Force. She raised four children and worked alongside Walter in the family hardware business – Yellowknife Hardware. She was active in the Daughters of the Midnight Sun and the Yellowknife Ladies Curling Club, representing the North in many tournaments in the south. She served on the Stanton Hospital Board and the Yellowknife Public School Board. She was a charter member of the Yellowknife Golf Club. She was an avid traveller, visiting as much of the world as she could.

She was predeceased by her parents, brother Donald, sister Barbara, her husband Walter and two grandsons Michael and Gregory. She leaves behind her four children: Patricia (Robert), Stephen (Terry), Diane and Frank (Darlene); grandchildren Mark, Brad, Nicolas, Mara, David, Carey and Michael S.; great-grandchildren Michael, Morgan, Mason, Abigail.

There will be a celebration of life on Saturday, September 13that 2:00 p.m. at the Baker Centre.

No flowers please. Donations to the Stanton Territorial Hospital Foundation or the Yellowknife Seniors Society would be greatly appreciated.

The family would like to thank Dr. Farrell, Dr. Woodside, Dr. Hansen, the homecare nurses and caregivers, and Pam Taylor and Lyla Burnette for their care and attention.

She had a wonderful pioneer spirit. 

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Jodi Sherritt b. 26 March 1958 - d. 17 May 2014Service Friday, June 6 at 3:00 p.m. at Yellowknife Curling Club.Send messages of sympathy to the family: messages@mckennafuneral.com  Jodi Sherritt b. 26 March 1958 - d. 17 May 2014Service Friday, June 6 at 3:00 p.m. at Yellowknife Curling Club.Send messages of sympathy to the family: messages@mckennafuneral.com Jacob Archie Erigaktuk 10 February 1932 - 1 September 2014The late Jacob Archie Erigaktuk will return to Aklavik September 4th with burial to follow.Send messages of sympathy to the family: messages@mckennafuneral.com Jacob Archie Erigaktuk

10 February 1932 - 1 September 2014

The late Jacob Archie Erigaktuk will return to Aklavik September 4th with burial to follow.

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Leon WeyallonCremation

b. 21 October 1960 - d. 8 June 2014

The late Leon Weyallon will return to Behchoko on Wednesday for burial on Thursday.

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Gabriel Gon 

6 January 1948 - 24 August 2014

The late Gabriel Gon will return to Behchoko for a funeral service and burial August 28.

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Donald Clyde Camsell

9 June 1965 - 22 August 2014

The late Donald Camsell will return to Behchoko for a funeral service and burial.

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Donald Strand

26 August 1947 - 9 August 2014

There will be a funeral service for the late Donald Strand on Tuesday, August 12 at 2 p.m. at St. Patrick RC Church, will burial to follow in Whati. 

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26 August 1947 - 9 August 2014There will be a funeral service for the late Donald Strand on Tuesday, August 12 at 2 p.m. at St. Patrick RC Church, will burial to follow in Whati.  


Jodi Sherritt

Minnie Watsyk

12 November 1938 - 23 June 2014

Returning to Jean Marie River June 28 for burial.

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b. 26 March 1958 - d. 17 May 2014

Service Friday, June 6 at 3:00 p.m. at Yellowknife Curling Club.

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Meynardo Yuvienco

b. 9 October 1936 - d. 13 May 2014 

There will be a visitation with the family of the late Meynardo Yuvienco on Wednesday, May 14 and Thursday, May 15 from 6 to 8 p.m. t McKenna Funeral Home. The funeral will be held on Friday, May 16 at 10 a.m. at St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church, with internment to follow at Lakeview Cemetery.

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