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ROOD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2002-11-23 published
GROSSI, Robert Paul -- March 30, l922 - November 20, 2002. Robert, affectionately known as Bob, was born the son of Robert Joseph GROSSI and Grace Marie PELLETTIER. Bob was raised and lived his whole life in the High Park area of Toronto. He attended St. Vincent de Paul School and St. Michael's College School. A World War II Veteran, he served in the Royal Canadian Air Force and was stationed at Watson Lake, Yukon. In 1945, he married Valerie GUERARD and they raised their seven children lovingly. Bob worked in the family property management business and ran for public office in the 196O's. His long term memberships in the Young Men's Canadian Club, Toronto Board of Trade and Argonaut Rowing Club were important to him as he was a proud Canadian and Torontonian. Bob lead a full and vibrant life. He always enjoyed his family and Friends around him and they shared his interests of golf, horses, boats, dancing, casinos and Florida vacations. Several generations of family enjoyed many summers at his cottage at Island Grove on Lake Simcoe. Many exuberant family dinners were enjoyed at the Old Mill Towers, where he lived for over 20 years. He set an example of longevity, generosity and enduring love for family and will be dearly missed. Bob passed away peacefully, only a few days after he left his home on Wednesday, November 20, 2002, after a long and courageous battle with cancer, with family by his side. Beloved husband of the late Valerie GUERARD. Loving father of Lyn (Michael COOK), Paulette (Frans ROOD), Penny, Paul (Catharine), Peter, Robbi (Carolyn), and Richard (Joanna). Fondly remembered by his grandchildren Jeffrey, Amy, Peter, David, Matthew, Alida, Kate, James, Paul, Jaclyn, Madelyn, Daniel, and Andrew; and by his great-grandchildren Avery and Valerie. Brother of Peter (Joan.) Devoted and loving friend of Helen O'NEILL. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter Yorke Chapel, 2357 Bloor Street West, at Windermere, east of the Jane Subway, from 1-9 p.m. on Sunday. Funeral Mass at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 3055 Bloor Street West (west of Royal York Road), on Monday, November 25 at 10: 30 am. Interment Saint Mary's Cemetery, Mississauga. If desired, remembrances may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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ROONEY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2002-11-24 published
TRAILL, Alexander F.W. (War Veteran British Royal Navy, World War 2) -- Peacefully, after a lengthy illness fought with calm and dignity on Friday, November 22, 2002 at the Humber River Regional Hospital - Church Street Site. Loving husband of Mary Josephine ROONEY. Survived by his sister Veronica in Dublin, Ireland. Predeceased by his brothers David, while in combat duty and John from Yorkshire, England. Sadly missed by his many in-laws, nieces, nephews and many greats. Friends and family will be received at the Ward Funeral Home, 2035 Weston Road (north of Lawrence Ave.), Weston on Sunday, November 24 from 7-9 p.m. A private funeral service will be held on Monday, November 25 at 12: 30 p.m. in the Chapel.

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ROOT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2002-12-28 published
HORDER- DESPARD, Tom -- Suddenly in Ireland on Tuesday, December 24, 2002. Beloved husband of the late Gail. Loving father of David, Michael and his wife Tamara, Suzanne McLEOD and her husband Garry, and the late Jane ROOT. Dear grandfather of Autumn, Danielle and Nicholas. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter ''Peel'' Chapel, 2180 Hurontario Street, Mississauga (Hwy. 10, north of Queen Elizabeth Way), on Friday, January 3, 2003 from 12 noon until time of Service of Remembrance in the Chapel at 1 o'clock. Cremation has taken place. If desired, remembrances to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

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