PURTILL, Brendan (1925-2004) - The Purtill family mourn the loss of their father who died peacefully amongst his children at the West Nipissing General Hospital, on Sunday, December 19, 2004, aged 79. Predeceased by his dear wife Joan and survived by his five children: Gretta, Miriam, John, Timothy and Stephanie and his grandchildren; David and Benjamin, Thissen and Marissa and Taylor Purtill. Brendan taught for many years at Northern Secondary School in Sturgeon Falls. Reverend Raymond Sullivan will celebrate the Funeral Mass at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, Sturgeon Falls on Wednesday, December 22, 2004 at 10 a.m. "Now cracks a noble heart.-good night, sweet prince, and flights of angels sing thee to thy rest!" (Hamlet, V.II.) Funeral arrangements entrusted to the THEORET FUNERAL HOME.