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Old Tymers Night

May 06, 2014

At the annual Old Tymer's Night, Shuniah Lodge honored Bros. Terry Westlake and H. Carl Sharp

Bro. Terry Westlake

Bro. Terry Westlake was born in Port Arthur graduating from P.A.C.I.. He went onto Ontario Fire College in later life. He worked for the Telephone Department for twenty years before moving on to the Fire Department as an Investigator/Inspector becoming an expert in oxygen enrichment in fires.


Terry has a camp at Shebandowan Lake where he and his wife Irene spend their summers, Irene is the daughter of Bro. George Harvey of Shuniah.


They have one son Douglas.


Terry joined Shuniah Lodge in 1973, he is a member of Scottish Rite and Shrine. His claim to fame is that he is responsible with George Humby for bringing back oyster night to Shuniah Lodge.




Bro. H. Carl Sharp

Bro. Carl Sharp was born in Port Arthur and went to Hillcrest High School, then named Port Arthur Tech. He started in the Port Arthur city engineering department and rose to the position of City Engineer. He later became the City Manager for Port Arthur and continued in that position when it became part of the city of Thunder Bay.


Carl is married to Joann and together they like to travel and have been to England, Chile, and Cuba this year alone. Carl is a member of The Grand Sasso Club and can be seen cooking for them at the Old Fort.


Carl joined Shuniah Lodge in 1961, where his father was a Shuniah member since 1934. He is a member of Scottish Rite and Shrine.




Left to Right:


Rt. Wor. Bro. Leif Anderson (D.D.G.M. Algoma District), Bro. Terry Westlake (honouree), Wor. Master Ralph Dalarue



Shuniah Lodge's senior members in attendance

Bro. Gerald Siddall (WMW) and Bro. Eric Peterson


The Banquet


Head Table

Left to Right:

Wor. Bro. Tom Charlton, Bro. Gerald Siddall (WMW), Rt. Wor. Bro. Marvin Salmi

Left to Right:

Wor. Master Ralph Delarue, Bro. Terry Westlake, Bro. George Bruley

Wor. Master Ralph Dalarue welcoming the brethren

Bro. Terry Westlake reminiscing the city of Port Arthur when he was a child and many friends during that time

Rt. Wor. Bro. Bill Davis giving the reply to the "Toast to the Visitors"

The brethren hanging on ever word

Left to Right:

Wor. Bor. Daryl Tuck, V. Wor. Bro. Leo Wayrynen, Bro. Arnott Whitney

Bro. Eric Peterson, our most senior member

The Hard Working Kitchen Staff

Bro. Bill Deadman

Bro. Chris Higgins

Miscellaneous Pictures of the Banquet