Obituaries

Charlotte Shrubb
B: 1947-07-01
D: 2018-02-14
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Shrubb, Charlotte
Patricia Steele
B: 1935-02-16
D: 2018-02-12
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Steele, Patricia
Lydia Omland
B: 1929-11-04
D: 2018-02-11
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Omland, Lydia
Catherine Bedard
B: 1946-07-19
D: 2018-02-11
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Bedard, Catherine
Herbert Lamport
B: 1937-08-10
D: 2018-02-11
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Lamport, Herbert
Heather McAdam
B: 1945-11-12
D: 2018-02-10
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McAdam, Heather
Shirley Mackay
B: 1934-05-07
D: 2018-02-10
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Mackay, Shirley
Amanda King
B: 1978-10-01
D: 2018-02-10
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King, Amanda
Marjorie Bull
B: 1931-12-25
D: 2018-02-06
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Bull, Marjorie
Doreen Stainsby
B: 1925-04-15
D: 2018-02-06
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Stainsby, Doreen
Alistair Munro
B: 1931-08-25
D: 2018-02-04
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Munro, Alistair
Cynthia Griffin
B: 1928-07-18
D: 2018-02-03
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Griffin, Cynthia
Jodi Owen
B: 1936-08-08
D: 2018-02-03
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Owen, Jodi
Ina Cox
B: 1940-07-21
D: 2018-02-01
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Cox, Ina
Kevin Kornic
B: 1965-09-08
D: 2018-01-30
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Kornic, Kevin
George Stephenson
B: 1938-11-14
D: 2018-01-30
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Stephenson, George
Lillian Coletti
B: 1924-08-17
D: 2018-01-27
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Coletti, Lillian
Luella Veijalainen
B: 1934-05-17
D: 2018-01-27
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Veijalainen, Luella
Leonard Glover
B: 1926-08-04
D: 2018-01-25
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Glover, Leonard
Robert Hooey
B: 1953-05-30
D: 2018-01-25
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Hooey, Robert
Susan Nelson
B: 1945-04-18
D: 2018-01-22
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Nelson, Susan

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In addition to proving in a court of law that the deceased individual's will is valid, probate also declares the probate process also involves:

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When someone dies without leaving a dated, signed and properly witnessed will, the court decides who should receive the deceased's assets. It won't matter what your familial relationships were really like; the state will award property and cash to the survivors based solely on their legal relationship to the deceased. This is called dying 'intestate'. Generally only spouses, common-law spouses, and blood relatives inherit under intestate succession laws. 

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