Muriel McDonell

Muriel McDonell

Saturday, September 8th, 1923 Wednesday, November 6th, 2019

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Obituary for Muriel Georgina McDonell (Laprade)

MCDONELL- Mrs. Muriel Georgina McDonell, age 96 years, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 6, 2019. Born in Mine Centre, Ontario on September 8, 1923, the daughter of Thomas and Edith Laprade, Muriel came to live in Port Arthur as a young girl. She worked for many years at Percante & Laprade, as well as at the Laprade Hotel. Muriel loved to spend her summer days working in her garden and spending time at Shebandowan with her sister Patsy and other family and friends and her winter days at the curling rink and bowling alley. Family was always the focus of her life and her greatest happiness came during time spent with them, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She will be lovingly remembered and dearly missed by her children: Sandra (Don) Hope, Owen (Bernice) and Glenn (Flora) McDonell, grandchildren: Laura (Chris) Southcott, Donna (Cosimo) Zaffino and Michele (Frank) Ruberto; great grandchildren: Florence and Thomas Southcott, Hope and Abigail Zaffino and Georgia and Chloe Ruberto as well as by nieces, nephews and other relatives. She was predeceased by her husband Archie, her parents, brothers: Wilfred, Albert, Remee, Edgar and Bert, and sisters Marguerite and Patricia. A graveside service will be held on Monday, November 11, 2019 at 2 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Cemetery for immediate family. As expressions of sympathy, memorials to the charity of your choice would be appreciated. Arrangements are in care of the Sargent & Son Funeral Chapel, 21 N. Court Street. On-line condolences may be made at

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    Monday, November 11th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Private Interment at Riverside Cemetery
    800 Oliver Road
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    Monday, November 11th, 2019
  • Interment

    Monday, November 11th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Riverside Cemetery
    800 Oliver Road
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Monday, November 11th, 2019

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Albert Laprade

Albert Laprade
Sandy, Owen & Glenn.. sorry for your loss.
Fond memories of being at camp as well at your house on Elizabeth St.
Comment | Posted at 10:47am via Condolence

Judi Doncaster

Sandy ,Owen , Glenn and Families.
Thinking of you all in this time of sorrow. Aunt Merle was a wonderful person and always a joy to chat with whenever we ran into her on one of her excursions. The last of that era of the Laprade family. We will miss her too.
Our love and prayers are with you all.
Judi and Ron Doncaster and Family
Comment | Posted at 03:20pm via Condolence

janice valois

My deepest sympathy for your loss, I will always have the beautiful memories and as you also, memories will never be taken away
Comment | Posted at 08:15pm via Condolence

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