Staines, Leon (Bruce)
Publish Date: Friday, 13th of February 2015
Staines, Leon ( Bruce ) P.Eng
Passed away peacefully on Sat. Feb. 07, 2015 at the Lady Dunn Health Centre in Wawa, ON.
He was in his 76th year. Loving husband to Gloria, dear father to Wright, Steve and Kim Hamrak (Joe). He is also survived by 3 grandchildren, sister Mardi Collins (Everett) and many nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by 2 brothers, Len (1980) and John (2012). Bruce lived in Pelham during his early years. He graduated from Pelham District High School before heading north to pursue his passion for Geology
and Engineering at the Haileybury School of Mines. His mining career took him to many
locations across Canada before settling in Wawa as a Professional Mining Engineer, an
active member of two Masonic Lodges- Woodland Lodge and Lorne Lodge in Chapleau, ON.
and serving on a number of boards in his community and elsewhere. Cremation has taken place.
Condolences may be sent to:
Beggs Funeral Home Limited
175 Main Street, Box 280
Thessalon, Ontario P0R 1L0
A Masonic Memorial Service, open to the public, will be held at a later date and
Will be announced at that time. If desired, and in lieu of flowers, donations in
Bruce’s memory may be sent to:
Woodland Lodge #680
P.O. Box 1188
Wawa, ON. P0S1K0