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Juha Ensio Makitalo

MAKITALO, Juha Ensio - Born May 31, 1953 in Espoo Finland, Juha peacefully passed May 11, 2019 just shy of his 66th birthday surrounded by his loving family. Predeceased by his parents Matti and Sirkka Makitalo, He is survived by his loving wife Yvette, his children Cristina (Norm), Marian (James), Andre (Lisa) and Matti (Tracy) and his 9 grandchildren Isaac, Cloe, Mathieu, Caitlyn, Malaky, Ella, Maija, Zara and Koa. Juha is also survived by his 3 brothers Jarmo (Anne), Eero (Francine) and Markku (Shirley) and many nieces and nephews. Juha arrived in Canada with his parents and brothers in 1968. Leaving extended family in Finland behind. Juha was a respected businessman, friend to many, and will be sorely missed. An avid sportsman, Juha enjoyed hunting and fishing, storytelling and would give advice to anyone who would dare to listen. His family wishes to thank the doctors and nurses of B3 of the NBRHC for their professionality and respect during this difficult time. His friends and family are invited to a celebration of life at the East Ferris Community Center on Saturday June 1st from 1 4pm. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the North Bay Rorab Shrine Club.13336560
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Juha will be missed!
Posted by Derek Stott (North Bay Muscular Dystrophy Walk Committee) On Friday, May 17, 2019
Juha, along with his family, was a supporter of the North Bay Walk for Muscular Dystrophy for many years. We will miss seeing him at our annual event at Lee Park. Condolences to his family and to his daughter Christina who serves on the North Bay MD Walk Committee.
So sorry for your Loss.
Posted by HOLLEY/Claude GRISE (friend) On Thursday, May 16, 2019
Yvette and family, so to hear of this, this man always had a smile and was always making me laugh, what a kind soul he was, sending prayers and love to you all
RIP JUHA
Posted by RON CAMPBELL (friend) On Thursday, May 16, 2019
sorry to hear of your loss, condolences to the Makitalo family & friends
So sorry for your loss
Posted by Sylvie Brunet (Yvette's cousin) On Thursday, May 16, 2019
Yvette and family i'm sorry for your loss. I have great memories of when I was younger and we would spend the weekend at your place and Juha was a great man. My thoughts and prayers for you and your family as I know this will be a difficult time. Miss you and love you Yvette xoxo
Deepest Sympathy
Posted by Bert & Charlene (friends) On Thursday, May 16, 2019
So shocked to hear of his passing . Yvette you must be strong for yourself and the children . xoxo

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