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"BIG" 2003 Obituary


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BIGGAR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-02-13 published
ANDERS, Eunice Biggar
Age 84, of Leamington, died February 11, 2003. She was the wife of the late Franklin O. ANDERS (1994.) Born in Windsor, Ontario, daughter of Thomas and Mary BIGGAR, Eunice was a graduate of the University of Wisconsin in 1939. She and her husband owned and operated Point Pelee Orchards.
Eunice is survived by her son Franklin H. and daughter-in-law Barbara of Danbury, Connecticut, and her daughter Mary and son-in-law David HUTCHINGS of Cairo, Egypt. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by her elder daughter Martha (1990). She also leaves grand_son Franklin J. and his wife Theresa of Walnut Creek, California, granddaughter Catherine ANDERS of Richmond, Virginia and grand_son John HUTCHINGS of Montreal.
Eunice was a weaver and charter member of both the Leamington Weavers Guild (1953) and the Ontario Handweavers and Spinners (1955). She was President of the Ontario Handweavers and Spinners from 1967-1969. A gifted artist, her award winning weaving was shown at the International Exposition held in Brussels in 1958. Her weaving was also exhibited in galleries throughout Ontario, Michigan and as far west as Seattle, Washington culminating in her one-woman exhibition at The Art Gallery of Windsor in 1983.
Eunice was also an accomplished musician, playing the organ at Saint John's Anglican Church as well as the Christian Science Church for many years. She was a longtime patron of the Leamington Choral Society.
At Eunice's request, there will be no funeral service. The family will receive Friends at the Reid Funeral Home, 14 Russell Street, Leamington, on Friday, February 14 from 7 to 9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Sun Parlor Home for Senior Citizens, 175 Talbot Street East, Leamington, Ontario N8H 1L9. Friends may send condolences at: www.funeral-cast.com

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BIGGAR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-08-06 published
BIGGAR, James Russel
Died July 30, 2003, peacefully at home. Former Communications Director for the Canadian Brotherhood of Railway Transport and General Workers. Born July 6, 1942. son of the late James Hamilton BIGGAR and the late Elspeth Holland BRITTON. Beloved brother of George BIGGAR and sisters Elspeth Wood and Patricia BIGGAR. Leaves brother-in-law Thomas WOOD and sister-in-law Mary CORNISH, nieces Catherine WOOD, Gillian WOOD, and Laura CORNISH and nephew James BIGGAR. Funeral service will be held at St. James-the-Less, 635 Parliament Street, Toronto, at 2 p.m. Friday, August 8. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Mood Disorders Foundation of Ontario.

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