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ROGAN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-03-04 published
ROGAN, Patricia L. (née CROTTY)
Born August 20, 1930 in New York City. Died March 1, 2003 in Toronto. Predeceased by her husband, Edward ROGAN. Survived by her seven children, Edward, Owen, Daniel, Neal, Patricia, Joseph and Mary. Also survived by her grandchildren, Patrick, Haven, Edward, Kathleen and Michael. Patricia will be buried next to her husband in a private ceremony in Ireland. She will be remembered.

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ROGAN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-07-08 published
VILA, Helen Jeanette
59, died on Sunday, July 6, 2003, at her home in Scotch Hill, Pictou Co., Nova Scotia. Born in Hamilton, Ontario, she was a daughter of the late Alan P. VILA and Jeanette (McVICAR) VILA. Helen attended schools in Chippawa, Ontario, and Baldwin, New York, where she excelled in sports and music. She graduated with Honours in English from McGill University and with a master teacher certificate from the Ontario College of Education at the University of Toronto. For several years, Helen taught English at Lawrence Park Collegiate Institute and film arts at Sheridan College in Toronto. Later, she and her late companion Trini PEREZ had a home craft business in woodworking and jewelry in Stoney Creek, Ontario, which they continued in Pictou. In recent years, Helen sang in the Hosannah Gospel Choir at the United Church of Canada, Lyons Brook, served as a volunteer at the Maritime Odd Fellows home, and worked at the job placement center and the library. She is survived by her sisters and brothers, Mary SHAW and her husband Robert of Palo Alto, California; John VILA and his partner Terry BISHOP of Guttenberg, New Jersey; James VILA and his wife Tanya of Tilton, New Hampshire; Elizabeth ROGAN and her husband Edward of Glastonbury, Connecticut; and Anne VILA and her husband Steven JACOBS of Needham, Massachusetts; and by five nieces -- Catherine VILA, Carolyn ROGAN, Jenny ROGAN, Julia JACOBS, and Anne ROGAN; four nephews -- Mark SHAW, Andrew SHAW, Jonathan SHAW and Daniel JACOBS; four grandnieces -- Jessica, Kaeli, Alissa and Zoë; one grandnephew -- Max; and two stepnieces -- Tracy MESSINGER and Kerri PACHOMOW. Helen will be dearly missed by her companion, Margaret MacCULLOCH, who cared for her during her long illness. Visitation will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday, July 11, at the McLaren Funeral Home, 246 Faulkland Street, Pictou. The funeral will be held at the United Church in Lyons Brook at 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 12, Mary MacDERMID officiating. Interment at the Scotch Hill Cemetery will be followed by a reception at the church hall. Her family requests that, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations be made to the Canadian Cancer Society -- Nova Scotia Division, the Humane Society of Canada, or to Palliative Care of the Aberdeen Hospital.

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ROGAN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-09-10 published
Mary Boyle HUDSON
By Mary Jean McFALL Wednesday, September 10, 2003 - Page A24
Wife, mother, grandmother, community leader, cattlewoman, Scotch aficionado. Born January 10, 1931, in Hamilton, Ontario; died June 29 in Lyn, Ontario, of pancreatic cancer, aged 72.
For all that Mary HUDSON cultivated her Scottish roots and was a keen royalist, she loved her country well. Never one for southern beach holidays, she preferred a visit to the polar bears in Churchill, Manitoba
Mary's father, Edward MORWICK, was a Westinghouse engineer in Hamilton, Ontario; her mother, Anne HAMILTON, was a Scottish émigrée. The family brought mementoes from Scotland -- a tartan rug, a travelling trunk -- which had been handed down over the generations; Mary considered herself not the owner but the custodian of these pieces, which she has since entrusted to her children.
After Hamilton's Westdale Collegiate, Mary studied home economics at Macdonald Institute at the University of Guelph. In 1956, responding to a Globe and Mail ad for a high school home economics teacher in Brockville, Ontario, Mary set off in her Nash Metropolitan hardtop. Joe HUDSON, a local farmer and eligible bachelor took note; his nieces always said Mary seemed like a movie star. The city girl married the country boy in 1958, and traded her hardtop for a station wagon. Then she and Joe began a life that would allow Mary to make her home in the tiny village of Lyn, and to see her country and the world.
Mary and Joe raised five children, with the best fundamentals she could offer: She taught them to remember where they came from and she encouraged them to be citizens of the world. She helped found and maintain a local library; established a swimming program; and worked with her United Church, the Fulford Home for Women and the Brockville Hospital, where she not only sat on the board of governors, she also took the wagon around to bring chocolate bars and newspapers to patients.
Mary's passions included a penchant for early morning royal weddings on the television. A founding member of the Brockville An Quaiche society, a club that appreciates the merits of good single malt scotch, she had a taste for a "wee dram."
Together, Mary and Joe built Joe's business, Burnbrae Farms, into a dynamic agricultural enterprise. In 1978, her Christmas gift from Joe started her on her herd of Aberdeen Angus cattle. In 1995, several of her cows won championship ribbons at the Royal Winter Fair in Toronto.
Mary was a mother to many; privately, she lived a public life. Her door was open without the need to knock. Known as the best cook on the Lyn Road, she made jams in a copper kettle brought from Scotland. I remember Mom supervising church turkey dinners, using a three-foot masher to deal with all the potatoes.
She also produced baby quilts; the last was for Evelyn Mary Morwick ROGAN, her granddaughter who was born 16 days after Mom died.
The crowd at her funeral was so large that we had to enlist the Ontario Provincial Police to handle the traffic. After the service, we walked from the church to the cemetery, with Mary's Clydesdale horses leading the way. When Rob MILLER, the self-declared piper for the clan, reached the top of the hill by the cemetery, he stopped for a moment to talk with the Ontario Provincial Police officer, and they looked down at the hundreds of people walking in the procession. "With all this activity you'd think the Queen had died," said the officer. Rob responded, "She has."
Mary is survived by her husband, Joe, her sister, Helen MORWICK, her children, Helen Anne, Mary Jean, Ted, Susan and Margaret, their spouses, and nine grandchildren. She loved them all.
Mary Jean is Mary HUDSON's daughter.

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ROGERS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-02-21 published
COLBOURNE, Don
Died of a heart attack on February 19th shortly after returning to Toronto from an extended holiday. He is survived by Marion, his wife of over 46 years, three wonderful daughters, their great spouses and super grandchildren: Trish and Robert (Steven and Lauren), Jacquie and Ken (Tyler, Teri and Donald), Sandy and Larry (Greg and Natalie). Those who will also greatly miss him are his sister Betty ROGERS and brothers Gord and Doug and many special nephews, nieces and Friends. Don's work has always revolved around construction, initially subdivisions in and around Toronto and then in environmental containment for landfills. This later work allowed him to enjoy life in both Canada and the U.S. A memorial service will be held at 3: 00 pm Saturday at the Morley Bedford Funeral Home, 159 Eglinton Avenue W., (2 stoplights west of Yonge St.) Toronto.

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ROGERS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-02-21 published
Elizabeth Audrey HEILIG (née HILLMER)
Daughter of the late Robert and Mabel HILLMER of Southampton Ontario and long time resident of Oakville, Ontario Died peacefully and with grace in her 98th year on February 19th, 2003. She was predeceased by her husband Carl, her son Kenneth, her brother George HILLMER and her sister-in-law Margaret HEILIG. She will be missed by her son Bob (Margaret), daughter Margie (Ron), daughter-in-law Kay SCOTT and her ten grandchildren- John, Katherine HEINRICHS, Nancy, Mike; Chris, David, Karen GRANT, Linda, James; Daniel ROGERS. She is also survived by her sister-in-law Alice HEILIG of Hamilton and 15 great-grandchildren. We would like to thank Tita BAGUISA for her devoted care of Elizabeth and the staff of North York Seniors Health Centre for their sensitive support. A Memorial Service will be held on February 22nd at the North York Seniors Health Centre, 2 Buchan Court, North York at 2: 00pm. In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to the Marine Heritage Society, Box 421, Southampton, Ontario N0H 2L0 or your favourite charity.

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