August 26, 1918 – September 3, 2013
Edward Domanski, 95, of Fort Frances, ON passed away on Tuesday, September 3, 2013. Eddie was born in Fort Frances on August 26, 1918. He was predeceased by his parents, Sophie (Toffan) and Joseph Domanski, his brother Carl and his son Gary. He is survived by his wife of 71 years, Claudia (LaFrance), daughter-in-law Georgianne and granddaughter Andrea. He is also survived by his sister-in-law Vi and her children Julie, Jamie and Karen. Eddie was raised in Fort Frances and excelled in sports, especially speed skating, running and basketball. He worked in the creamery business with his father and brother throughout the 1930s. Again with his brother and father, Eddie bought the Lakeland Hotel in Thunder Bay and eventually returned to Fort Frances, where they bought the Rainy Lake Hotel. After selling the hotel, Eddie joined Canada Customs until he retired in 1981. Eddie attended St. Mary’s Parish and was a member of the Knights of Columbus, the Rotary Club and the Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce. He loved working on his yard and lawn and meeting with friends at the Sister Kennedy Centre. A memorial mass will be held on Friday, September 6, 2013 at 3 p.m. at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church in Fort Frances with Father Victor DeGagne officiating. Cremation has taken place with inurnment in the J.A. Mathieu Columbarium. The honourary pallbearers will be Eddie’s family and friends. If friends so desire in memoriam donations may be made to Rainycrest Home For The Aged, St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church or the charity of your choice, c/o Green Funeral Home, Box 427, Fort Frances, Ontario, P9A 3M8.
- Memorial Mass Friday, September 6, 2013
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September 6, 2013
I had the pleasure of getting to know Ed through waiting on him for many many years at the Town office. I also recently had two very enjoyable visits at Rainycrest with Ed, it was so nice to see him
again. My sympathies to Claudia & family. Micaela Jensen
September 4, 2013
My condolences to the Domanski family on their loss. I have fond memories of working with Eddie when I first started at Canada Customs. He and his fellow workers at the Long Room were an enjoyable group and a pleasure to work with. Larry Kivimaki
May Ann Kalar
September 4, 2013
May the peace of Christ be with you and your family at this difficult time. My prayers are with you.