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Lyanes, Bruce (Died on 10 May 2013)
appeared in Oakville Beaver, 15 May 2013, p. 31

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LYSNES, Bruce 1915-2013 After a full life, on Friday, May 10, 2013, Dad joined Mom once again. Predeceased (1997) by his beloved wife of fifty-four years, Margaret (Goodrick). Dear father of Carolyn Sciberras (Charlie), John Lysnes (Cathy) and Barbara Lysnes (Steve Mantis). Proud grandfather of Sheri, Mark, Simon, Claire, Victoria, Sabina, Sage, Juan, Nikos and Theo. Great grandfather of twelve wonderful children. Predeceased by his parents (John and Alma Lysnes from Norway) and his sisters and brothers and sisters (Rachael, Bill, Helen and Sterling). At 98, Bruce lived the longest in the Lysnes family. Born and raised in Fort William, Ontario. Served in the Second World War as an aircraft mechanic. Machinist and millwright for Domtar Newsprint in Red Rock for over 34 years. Dad was very clever and creative with all things mechanical and enterprising, including his many unique inventions and his infamous skate sharpening business in Red Rock. Bruce was a lifetime conservationist and naturalist. Life member of the Red Rock and Orillia Fish & Game Clubs. Member of St. Paul's United Church. Community volunteer with the Boy Scouts, Girl Guides, Bayou Park Ratepayers Assoc., Red Rock Community Centre and Stewart Lake Campers Assoc. Hobbies included gardening, speed skating, cross country skiing and bicycling well into his nineties. Mom and Dad enjoyed a long and successful retirement in Orillia and Florida as well as many journeys across North America. Dad spent his last years at Post Inn Village, Oakville where he made many friends. Bruce was a kind, gentle and considerate man who expressed his thoughts and concerns in a delightful way and loved his family dearly. Now at peace and in our hearts and memories forever. Family and friends will be received at the Doolittle Chapel of Carson Funeral Homes , 54 Coldwater St. E. Orillia, (705) 326-3595 on Tuesday May 14, 2013 from 6 - 8 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday May 15, 2013 at 1 o'clock. Reception and interment to follow. All donations to the Ontario Wildlife Foundation. Online Messages of Condolence are welcome at www.CarsonFuneralHomes.com A Memorial Tree will be planted by the Doolittle Chapel of Carson Funeral Homes.

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15 May 2013
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10 May 2013
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    Latitude: 43.4473682625124 Longitude: -79.6665048808289
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Lyanes, Bruce (Died on 10 May 2013)