Laing, John The family annou-nces with sorrow his death at the Timmins and District Hospital on Sunday June 13th, 2004 at the age of 82. Predeceased by his wife Amelia (in 2001) and by his son James (in 1988). Loving father of Betty Martin (Karl) of Fort Erie and Irene Hurst (Calvin Hopson) of Timmins. Loving companion of Gertrude Levasseur. Cherished grandfather of: Lesley Bélec, Kelly Demers, Scott Roxton, Chad Maltais and Ceilidh Hurst. Great grandfather of Adam and Cody Bélec and Justin Demers. Predeceased by his brothers Alec, Bill and Jim. John was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Br.88, a member of the Legion Pipe Band. He was a British solider in World War II. He retired from mining after working at the Hollinger Mine for 35 years. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday June 16th, 2004 at 11:00 a.m. at the Chapel of Lessard-Stephens Funeral Home. Cremation will follow. Remembrance donations made to the Canadian Cancer Society will be greatly appreciated.