Sunshine-Finmark Cemetery

Photo added by Lynda Piilo

Sunshine-Finmark Cemetery

Location
6918 Hwy 11/17 one mile north
Sunshine, Thunder Bay District, Ontario, Canada
Memorials 58 added (95% photographed)

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Located on Dawson Road Lots & was originally accessed by railroad. This cemetery was the final resting spot for residents of Sunshine , Ellis & Finmark which were all whistle stops on the railroad line. The land was donated by Lars Adolph & Ann Lofquist. The property was surveyed by Mr. A Phillips& registered on Dec 15 1919. First burial listed is May 1917,the latest being May 1945.
During the summers of 1993 to 1997 the 15th Current River, Port Arthur Boy Scouts Troop led by William J Taylor took on the project to clear the cemetery of trees, brush, make and erect crosses for the long forgotten souls.The Scouts who worked on this project are as follows Lloyd Taylor, Bryan Wakefield, Adam Benincasa, Matthew Owens, Matthew Wlash, David Ager, Kaj Erickson, Ryan Richie & Richard Capilani, Assisted by Phyllis Taylor and Dan Reed

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GPS Coordinates: 48.55747, -89.69667

  • Added: 15 Apr 2016
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #2609865