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"MOL" 2003 Obituary


MOLLARD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-03-04 published
CADE, Gladys Ann (née MIDGLEY)
On March 1, 2003 in her 85th year. Cherished and devoted wife of Don, loving mother of Marilyn and her husband Larry SCHREINER, Darlene and her husband David FRASER and Jim and his wife Cathy. Sister of Margaret MOLLARD and the late Walter MIDGLEY and fondly remembered by their families. Her grandchildren Ross and Duncan FRASER, Laura, Sarah and the late Robert SCHREINER and Matthew, Emily and Paul CADE will each hold in their hearts warm memories of ''Gan'', and of her love of life and laughter. She was proud of each of them. Glad and Don celebrated with their#60 great years of marriage last September. She will be forever remembered for her generosity, her compassion and her guidance. Her family is thankful, as was she, for her long and happy life. Surgeons Dr. Dana WILSON, and Dr. Peter SCHAAL, the medical and nursing staff of the Trillium Health Centre, Mississauga site, provided extraordinary care. During her short stay at the McCall Wing Continuing Care Centre she received comforting care and attention. A very special personal thanks to Dijana, Marietta, Oxana and Anna from Thornbrook Home Care Service for their love and wonderful care in the past months. A reception will be hosted by the family on Tuesday March 4, 2003 from 2-5 p.m. at the Turner and Porter Butler Chapel, 4933 Dundas Street West, Etobicoke (between Islington and Kipling Avenues). Service arrangements are private. Donations in memory of Gladys Ann may be made to the charity of her choice, the Children's Wish Foundation Ontario Chapter, 1730 McPherson Court Unit 30 Pickering L1W 3E6.

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MOLLOY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-03-08 published
HUMPHREY, Molly, (May Anne) née MOLLOY
Peacefully March 6, 2003, in her 89th year. Predeceased in 1996 by Cecil, her husband and best friend of 57 years. Beloved mother of Valerie, Susan, Jennifer and Patricia; cherished Nana of 8 grandchildren, Craig (Susie), Karin, Christopher (Julie), Alexis, David, Leigh, Ian and Robyn; and two great-granddaughters, Cameron and Aidan. While Molly lived in Canada for many years she was always proud to be first a Londoner. If desired donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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MOLLOY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-05-09 published
He was a daredevil footballer in the days of leather helmets
By Tom HAWTHORN Special to The Globe and Mail Friday, May 9, 2003 - Page R11
Norris LINDSAY, a teammate of Ormond BEACH and Bummer STIRLING on the storied Sarnia Imperials football team, has died in Petrolia, Ontario He was 94.
At 6-foot-3, 220-pounds, he was a big man in the era of leather helmets and earned a reputation for his flying tackles, a daredevil play that has long since fallen out of favour. In lieu of salary as a two-way player, Mr. LINDSAY and his teammates were guaranteed jobs with Canadian Oil Companies Ltd.
Mr. LINDSAY helped the Imperials win the Ontario Rugby Football Union champioship in 1933 and 1934 over Balmy Beach, St. Michael's College and the Hamilton Tigers.
In 1933, the Imperials played host to the 1933 Grey Cup championship against the Toronto Argonauts. Despite his regular-season contributions, coach Pat OUELLETTE did not have Mr. LINDSAY suit up for the big game, which was won 4-3 by Toronto in the lowest-scoring Grey Cup ever played.
Mr. LINDSAY was frustrated again the following year, when coach Art MASSUCCI did not place him on the Imperials' roster for the Grey Cup final. Sarnia defeated the Regina Roughriders 20-12 at Toronto. Among Mr. LINDSAY's teammates wearing the three-starred sweater of the Imperials were Mr. BEACH, a sensational halfback kicker Hugh (Bummer) STIRLING of Saint Thomas, Ontario; rugged snapper Boob MOLLOY; and, the speedy Norm PERRY, known as The Galloping Ghost.
Mr. LINDSAY, who was born in Tupperville, Ontario, near Chatham in southwestern Ontario, was also a gifted golfer who entered the 1940 Canadian Open. "He told me his first shot went out of bounds, said Pat SUTHERLAND, a friend. "By the time he was done, he had shot an 11 on the first hole."
Mr. LINDSAY, an amateur, shot an embarrassing 93 on the par-71 course, following with a 90. The tournament was won in a playoff by the legendary American golfer Sam SNEAD. Shortly after, Mr. LINDSAY joined the merchant marine and was a radio operator during the Second World War. In peacetime, he took over the Blue Bay Lodge near Huntsville, Ontario, which he operated until 1963.
Mr. LINDSAY golfed until late in life. When his local club opened a new clubhouse, he rented the old one and made it his home. He died on March 11 at the Lambton Meadowview Villa in Petrolia, 10 days after marking his 94th birthday. He was predeceased by his wife, Bette, who died in 1965.

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