January 14, 1956 to November 12, 2020 ~ It is with great sadness and sorrow that Kelly announces the unexpected passing of her beloved husband Ralph of 26 years at Sault Area Hospital on November 12, 2020 at the age of 64.
Dear father of Kurtis and Kandis (Sam). Loving Papa to Marrison and Sammy. Loving son to the late Sulo and Eini Tuomi. Dear brother of Erik (Irma), Kaarlo (Barbara), Mark (Ritva), Chris (Margaret), Elena (Arron), Kari (Patti). Brother-in-law to Richard (Ginette), Barry, and late Steve. Uncle and great uncle to many nieces and nephews on both sides. Good friend to Gus and Fran Boman, John and Lucille Carson, Jari and Leena Immonen, Steve and Fran Tomas, Darcy and Karen Jones, Roger and Charlotte Hicks, Rod and Reg Krezek, Anna Mei and many other friends and business associates. Very special friend to Joan Cohen.
A Celebration of Life will take place at a later date.
Special thank you to the doctors and nurses on 3B at Sault Area Hospital and 4th floor South, and 7th floor North at Health Science North Hospital in Sudbury. Thank you to Dr. McGregor, and Nurse Practitioner – Tracey Buffone.
Memorial donations (payable by cheque or online) appreciated to the Canadian Cancer Society.
Arrangements entrusted to Arthur Funeral Home – Barton & Kiteley Chapel (492 Wellington St. E 705-759-2522). Please visit the Arthur Funeral Home website obituaries to leave a message of condolence for the family.