These people made a difference – 2015 articles June 19, 2015Leave a LegacyLeave a Legacy Temiskamingspeakeradmin These people continue to make a difference in the community because they decided to LEAVE A LEGACY™. Jean Mackey divided her estate between the two charities that meant the most to her, Temiskaming Hospital Foundation & St. Paul’s Church. “That she chose to leave her estate to local charities underscores her generous spirit and her commitment to the people of our community.” Monique Comeau made a gift in 2008. This year and every year she is feeding over 70 needy families and hungry children through a legacy that benefits food banks. Ethel Clarabut left a legacy to St. Andrews Presbyterian Church in her will. It was in recognition of the support and fellowship she received at the church. She helped “keep the lights on and the hearth warm: said Rev. John van Vliet. Friends and family of Tomas & Margaret Woollings established a fund in their name. Their legacy continues to support charitable causes in Englehart. Friends and family of Tomas & Margaret Woollings established a fund in their name. Their legacy continues to support charitable causes in Englehart. Bud Price is currently helping to keep the Silverland Cemetery beautiful and the Cobalt Public Library stocked. Walter Light died in 1996 – this year and every year he will help send a Cobalt High School student to university. Jim Jones is helping with the upkeep of St. James Anglican Church & St. Pat’s School through a legacy he left. May Ball died several years ago. Every year she purchses 25% of the new books for the New Liskeard Public Library. She left a legacy which will help the library forever. Christel McKinnon died in 2007. This year and every year she will be supporting local artists through the gift of a legacy to Temiskaming Art Gallery. Lillian Barrett made significant bequests to 4 Anglican churches in her will. These gifts serve as active, living reminders that she cared about these churches. Herbert Dickinson died in 2008. In 2010 he contributed to the Englehart & Area Hospital Clinic Expansion Project. Every year he will contribute to projects in the Englehart area. The Cobalt Kiwanis Club continues its community work through a legacy left from the sale of Bass Lake Park. Dorothy & Hartley Houston died several years ago. The community is still benefiting from their generosity through legacies left to support the arts, health care and local museums. Laura Neill joined the Salvation Army, New Liskeard Citadel when she was 6, she remained an active member until her death at age 91. She left a bequest to the Salvation Army for “its purposes in the New Liskeard area.” Her niece Joyce Clements remarked that this bequest showed that the church was a part of her family. Don & Isabelle Paterson continue to make a difference. Through legacies in their wills, both the Englehart & Area Historical Museum and the Englehart Public Library benefitted. Pat & Hope Birnie, several years after their deaths, continue to show their support of youth through an annual scholarship to local high school students. Ken Bryan’s legacy to the Town of Englehart is symbolic of his commitment to the community.