BECAR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-05-22 published
BECAR, Anna
Peacefully at Trillium Health Centre, Mississauga on Saturday, May 21, 2005 in her 92nd year. Beloved wife of the late Joseph (1988.) Sister of Julius (Mary) DUBOVEC of Lakewood, Ohio. Loving Mother of Vi (Jeff) TUCHTO, Mary (Ed) BAJUS, Joni (Moe) SINGER and Dan (Joan) BECAR. Dear Grandmother of Monica (Michael) WASILEWSKI, Laurie TUCHTO, Christine (Michael) BETTENCOURT, Catherine (Milan) POPIK, Mark TUCHTO, Eddie BAJUS, Mary (Stephan) DORICH, Joseph and Lisa BECAR. Much loved great-grandmother of Kristen, Anne Marie, Rachel, Steven, Michael, Rebecca, Mark and Adam. Predeceased by 3 sisters and 6 brothers. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter "Peel" Chapel, 2180 Hurontario Street, Mississauga (Hwy 10 North of Queen Elizabeth Way) from 2-4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. on Sunday, May 22. Prayers Sunday 7: 00 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Sts. Cryil and Methodius Church, 5255 Thornwood Drive, Mississauga on Monday, May 23, 2005 at 10: 00 a.m. Interment to be held at Mount Peace Cemetery on Tuesday, May 24, 2005 at 9: 00 a.m. If desired, donations to Sts. Cyril and Methodius Building Fund or Mass intentions would be appreciated.

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BECCAREA o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-09-09 published
VAREY, Madeliene T. (BECCAREA)
At London Health Sciences Centre Victoria Campus on Wednesday September 7, 2005, Madeliene T. (BECCAREA,) dear wife of the late Kenneth Norman VAREY (predeceased 1990.) Loving mother of Marlene EAGAN and her husband Charles of Aylmer, Quebec. Dear grandmother of Maureen BENSON, Paul, Edmund, Conrad, Mark and Colleen EAGAN and Monica LAROCQUE. Also survived by 15 great grandchildren. Predeceased by her brothers Edward, Anthony and John and her sisters Mary, Betty, Annie and Margaret. Visitors will be received at John T. Donohue Funeral Home, 362 Waterloo Street at King Street, on Monday morning from 10: 30 o'clock until the time of the funeral service at 11 o'clock. Entombment in Holy Family Mausoleum, St. Peter's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to a favorite charity would be appreciated.

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BECHARD o@ca.on.kent_county.wallaceburg.wallaceburg_courier_press 2005-08-17 published
DEMERS, Madeline (née BECHARD)
Madeline DEMERS a resident of Wallaceburg passed away on Sunday, August 14, 2005 at the Chatham Kent Health Alliance "Sydenham Campus", in Wallaceburg at the age of 73 years. She was born in Wallaceburg and was a daughter of the late Xavier and Adele (DAMPHOUSE) BECHARD. Beloved wife of the late Arsene DEMERS. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Kim and Gerry LIBBRECHT of Chatham, Stephen and Nicky DEMERS of Port Lambton and Paul DEMERS and his fiancee Tammy PILON of Tilbury and Sandy DEMERS of Wallaceburg. Dear grandmother of Jennifer, Michael, Daniel, Bobby, Taylor, Jessica, Chris, Jeffery and Leigh-Anne and three great grandchildren. Kind sister and sister-in-law of Dorene CARON of Wallaceburg, Eileen MASSEY of Sarnia and Jerry and Doug BROWN of Stayner. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by a son David DEMERS and a sister Irene BOGAERT. At Madeline's request a private family service will be held at the Eric F. Nicholls Funeral Home, 639 Elgin Street, Wallaceburg. Interment in Riverview Cemetery, Wallaceburg. As an expression of sympathy donations to the Canadian Cancer Society may be left at the funeral home. As a living memorial a tree will be planted in Nicholls Memorial Forest in memory of Madeline DEMERS.

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BECHARD o@ca.on.kent_county.wallaceburg.wallaceburg_courier_press 2005-08-31 published
DUNLOP, Judith Harriett (née JACKSON)
Judith " Judi" Harriett DUNLOP a resident of R.R.#1, Dover Centre, died Sunday, August 21, 2005 at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, Chatham at the age of 62. Born in Chatham daughter of the late Howard Russel and Edith Irene (BOLEY) JACKSON. Beloved wife of John (Jack) DUNLOP. Dear mother of Audrey and her husband Barry BECHARD, Chatham and Jennifer and her husband Richard VANDENBORN. Grandmother of Riley, Reid and Regan VANDENBORN and Daphne BECHARD. Sister of Ona and Don SSAINTERRE, Chatham; Doug and Virginia JACKSON, Chatham; Morley and Mary JACKSON, Chatham; Maryellen and Wayne LUSK, Dover Centre and the late Audrey JACKSON and Joanne and her husband Jim SMITH. Friends were received at the McKinley Funeral Home, Chatham on Tuesday afternoon and evening. Funeral Service was held at the funeral home on Wednesday, August 24, 2005 at 11 a.m. with Reverend David WILLIAMSON officiating. The congregation sang "All Things Bright And Beautiful" and "Amazing Grace". Pallbearers were Pat O'NEIL, Jeff STOKES, Rick ANDERSON, Bob McPHAIL, Kevin McPHAIL and Stuart DUNLOP. Interment Maple Leaf Cemetery, Chatham. Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com

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BECHARD o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-03-08 published
FICK, Roger
At Alexandra Hospital, Ingersoll on Sunday, March 6, 2005, Roger FICK, of Ingersoll, in his 63rd year. Beloved wife of Eleanore (BARKER) FICK. Dear father of Lisa (Brent) FICK, Chris (Ian) RIDDELL and Kevin (Shelley) FICK all of Ingersoll. Dear grandfather of Jesse, Tanya and Ashton. Also survived by three brothers. Son-in-law of Max BARKER of Ingersoll. Brother-in-law of Donna and Don VOIGT and June and Rocky BECHARD and their families. Friends will be received at the McBeath-Dynes Funeral Home, 246 Thames St. S., Ingersoll Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where service will be held on Wednesday, March 9, 2005 at 11: 00 a.m. Reverend Dr. Lonnie ATKINSON officiating. Interment later Ingersoll Rural Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.

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BECHARD o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-08-18 published
CZICH, Margaret
Peacefully at University Hospital on Wednesday, August 17, 2005, Mrs. Margaret CZICH of London, in her 77th year. Beloved wife of Michael CZICH. Loving mother of Michael and Maria, both of London. Dear grandmother of Lucas and Michael. Also survived by her brother Louis and wife Mary SZABO of London, niece Julie and nephews Andy and John. Friends may call at the Lloyd R. Needham Funeral Chapel, 520 Dundas Street, London on Friday August 19th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Mass will be celebrated at St. Michael 's Roman Catholic Church on Saturday, August 20th at 11 am. Fr. Michael BECHARD officiating. Interment St. Peter's Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Tributes may be left at www.mem.com

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BECHARD o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-08-23 published
DUNLOP, Judith " Judi" H. (née JACKSON)
A resident of R.R.#1, Dover Centre, Judith "Judi" H. DUNLOP died Sunday August 21, 2005 at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, Chatham at the age of 62. Born in Chatham, daughter of the late Howard Russel and Edith Irene (BOLEY) JACKSON. Beloved wife of John (Jack) DUNLOP. Dear mother of Audrey and her husband Barry BECHARD, Chatham and Jennifer and her husband Richard VANDERBORN, Chatham. Grandmother of Riley, Reid and Regan VANDERBORN and Daphne BECHARD. Sister of Ona and Don SSAINTERRE, Chatham; Doug and Virginia JACKSON, Chatham; Morley and Mary JACKSON, Chatham; Maryellen and Wayne LUSK, Dover Centre and the late Audrey JACKSON and Joanne and her husband Jim SMITH. Friends will be received at the McKinlay Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham on Tuesday August 23, 2005 from 2: 00-4:30 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. Funeral Service at the Funeral Home on Wednesday August 24, 2005 at 11: 00 a.m. with Reverend David WILLIAMSON officiating. Interment Maple Leaf Cemetery, Chatham. Donations made by cheque to the Chatham-Kent Municipal Library or the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals appreciated. Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com

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BECHARD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-06-29 published
BENNION, Arthur Owen
Peacefully at Scarborough Grace Hospital on Monday, June 27th, 2005 at the age of 91. Owen, beloved husband of Helen (Betty) for 68 years. Much loved father of Carole DOIRON, Debra CROSSMAN and her husband Daniel and the late Sandra WILDMAN. Survived by his sisters Betty and Blanche. Predeceased by brothers and sisters Bertie, Norman, Winnie, Grace and Audrey. Loving grandpa of Dave and Theresa WILDMAN, Bob and Patty WILDMAN, Mike and Sarah WILDMAN, Mark and Wendy WILDMAN, Karen and Chris REID, Scott and Christine WILDMAN, Michelle and Wayne BECHARD, Craig and Sheri DOIRON, Sean BENNION, Nicole and Corey CROSSMAN. Lovingly remembered by 15 great-grandchildren as well as nieces, nephews and Friends. Cremation. Memorial service will be held in the Church of St. Judes Wexford (10 Howarth Ave., Scarborough) on Saturday, July 2nd, 2005 at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to St. Jude's Church for the purchase of memorial trees in Owen's name. Special thanks to Dr. Larry GROSSMAN and the wonderful nursing staff in Palliative Care, 3rd floor, 3B.

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BECHBERGER o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-05-05 published
POWERS, Kathleen Marie (née LANG)
Of Walkerton, passed away at South Bruce Grey Health Centre, Walkerton, on Wednesday, May 4th, 2005 in her 89th year. Survived by her children, Gerrard and Marilyn, of Owen Sound, John and Doris, of Chepstow and Mary KOEBEL, of Walkerton; grandchildren, David POWERS, Crystal POWERS, Stephanie McQUEEN and Chad CULBERT, Jacob and Melinda KOEBEL; great-grandchildren, Brittany KOEBEL, Isaac KOEBEL and Brayden McQUEEN. Also survived by her sisters, Rita FRITZ, of Chepstow and Joan and Edgar BESTER, of Walkerton. Predeceased by her husband, Stephen; brothers, Nicholas, Joseph and Peter; sister, Irene BECHBERGER and parents, Peter and Mary (ANSTETT) LANG. Visitation at Cameron Funeral Home, Walkerton, on Friday from 2: 00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. C.W.L. Service will be held at 2: 30 p.m., followed by Knights of Columbus Rosary, at 8: 45 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, May 7th, at 11: 00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church, Walkerton. Interment in Mary Immaculate Cemetery, Chepstow. Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Brucelea Haven - Disability Van would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.
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BECHBERGER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-07-16 published
BECHBERGER, Paul Francis
Remembered with fondest love, a precious son and brother, Paul Francis. Paul died 14 years ago, July 20th, 1991, age 17.
The words we most want to say Paul are difficult to find.
Their journey begins far far away in our hearts.
Your worth is measured not in the years you lived but by the love you left behind.
Miss you forever - love you for always Paul.
Mom, Dad, Joe, Mary and Laura.

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BECHELEY o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-07-14 published
MORRIS, Theresa Anne (née McIVER)
Peacefully, in Montreal, on Monday, July 11th, 2005, Theresa Anne (McIVER) MORRIS. Born in Hibbert Township, November 8th, 1924. Beloved wife of the late Thomas D. MORRIS (June 16, 1991.) Terri will be sadly missed by her three children: Mary Jo, Margee (Pierre LEGACÉ) and Pat; her sisters: Alice STILES and Josephine BECHELEY; her in-laws: Fr. Elwyn MORRIS, Mrs. Mary KEARNS and Mrs. Angela HAGGERTY and her numerous nieces, nephews and their families. Predeceased by her parents: Peter McIVER and the former Mary Catherine JOHNSON, her sister and brothers-in-law Mary and Scott COFFIN and Jeanne and John WRIGHT, her sister Margaret McIVER and her nephew Peter STILES.
Terri graduated from the University of Western Ontario in 1946 and from the Ontario College of Education in 1947. She taught school in Petrolia and Perth in the late 1940's and early 1950's and at the Glendale High School in Tillsonburg during the 1960's and early 1970's. In Tillsonburg, she was past president of the Catholic Women's League and of the Tillsonburg Duplicate Bridge Club and "contributed much of her considerable energy to various community organizations. She was a lively, friendly and outgoing person, whose enjoyment of singing, dancing, stories and fun went with her everywhere. Her love of people, especially of children and young people and animals was appreciated by all who knew her. Her secret acts of kindness were many. We love you, Mum."
Relatives and Friends can meet with the MORRIS family at the Verhoeve Funeral Home, 262 Broadway, Tillsonburg (519) 842-4238 on Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. C.W.L. Prayers are Friday at 4 p.m. Parish Prayers are Friday evening at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass of a Christian Burial on Saturday morning at 10 a.m. at the Saint Mary's Roman Catholic Church, 51 Venison Street West (at Rolph Street) Tillsonburg by Reverend Father Matthew GEORGE. Interment to follow in the Tillsonburg Cemetery. Memorial donations (payable by cheque) to the "Diabetes Association" or the "Heart and Stroke Foundation" would be gratefully acknowledged by the family.

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BECHELEY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-07-14 published
MORRIS, Theresa Anne (née McIVER)
Peacefully, in Montreal, on Monday, July 11th, 2005, Theresa Anne (McIVER) MORRIS. Born in Hibbert Township, November 8th, 1924. Beloved wife of the late Thomas D. MORRIS (June 16, 1991.) Terri will be sadly missed by her three children: Mary Jo, Margee (Pierre LEGACÉ) and Pat; her sisters: Alice STILES and Josephine BECHELEY; her in-laws: Fr. Elwyn MORRIS, Mrs. Mary KEARNS and Mrs. Angela HAGGERTY and her numerous nieces, nephews and their families. Predeceased by her parents: Peter McIVER and the former Mary Catherine JOHNSON, her sisters and brothers-in-law: Mary and Scott COFFIN and Jeanne and John WRIGHT, her sister Margaret McIVER and her nephew Peter STILES.
Terri graduated from the University of Western Ontario in 1946 and from the Ontario College of Education in 1947. She taught school in Petrolia and Perth in the late 1940's and early 1950's and at the Glendale High School in Tillsonburg during the 1960's and early 1970's. In Tillsonburg, she was past president of the Catholic Women's League and of the Tillsonburg Duplicate Bridge Club and "contributed much of her considerable energy to various community organizations. She was a lively, friendly and outgoing person, whose enjoyment of singing, dancing, stories and fun went with her everywhere. She love of people, especially of children and young people and animals was appreciated by all who knew her. Her secret acts of kindness were many. We love you, Mum."
Relatives and Friends can meet with the Morris family at the Verhoeve Funeral Home, 262 Broadway, Tillsonburg (519) 842-4238 on Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. C.W.L. Prayers are Friday at 4 p.m. Parish Prayers are Friday evening at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass of a Christian Burial on Saturday morning at 10 a.m. at the Saint Mary's Roman Catholic Church, 51 Venison St. W. (at Rolph St.) Tillsonburg, by Reverend Father Matthew GEORGE. Interment to follow in the Tillsonburg Cemetery. Memorial donations (payable by cheque) to the "Diabetic Association" or the "Heart and Stroke Foundation" would be gratefully acknowledged by the family.

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BECHELY o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-11-26 published
HARTLEY, Dick
Died suddenly at home on Tuesday, November 22, 2005 at age 75. Beloved husband of Mary Lou BECHELY- HARTLEY. Dear brother of Florence BREHM of Worcester, Massachusetts. U.S.A., June CLARKE of Guelph, Ontario. Dear uncle of William, Elizabeth, Veronica, Sally, Jenny and Hilary. Sadly missed by many great nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents H.R. and Florence HARTLEY. Dick was a graduate of the College of Art, where he received a Degree in Advertising Art and later a Post Graduate Degree in drawing and painting. He was the first designer and lettering artist for the New CFPL television Station, followed by a career in advertising and finally a self-employed artist in drawing and painting. Out of over 11,000 entries in the American Artist Magazine Annual, he won an award in the portrait competition division as well as awards in Western Ontario exhibitions. He shared a happy and loving life with his wife Mary Lou. Deeply committed to each other, they both had a passion for cottage life, nature and animals. Friends will be received during the hour preceding the Celebration of Life Service which will be held at James A. Harris Funeral Home, 220 St. James Street, on Wednesday, November 30 at 1: 30 p.m. Cremation with interment in Holy Angels' Cemetery, Saint Thomas. Memorial contributions to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Canadian Cancer Society or the London Humane Society would be gratefully acknowledged

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BECHLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-01-14 published
BECHLER, John Henry " Harry"
Peacefully, at Blue Water Rest Home, Zurich, on his birthday, Thursday, January 13, 2005, John Henry "Harry" BECHLER, 81, formerly of R.R.#2, Zurich. Husband of the late Constance "Connie" (NUNN) BECHLER (1997.) Dear brother and brother-in-law of Ivan and Gladys BECHLER of Goderich and Don SCOTT of Clinton. Remembered by his nieces, nephews and their families, Friends Ron and Gail PARSONS of R.R.#2, Zurich and many neighbours. Predeceased by his sister Nola SCOTT (1998.) Resting at the T. Harry Hoffman and Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood, with visitation Friday 7 to 9 p.m.; where the Funeral and Committal Service will be held Saturday, January 15, 2005 at 10: 30 a.m. Pastor Phil WAGLER officiating. Interment Zurich Mennonite Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations to a charity of your choice would be appreciated. John was an avid bird fancier. Condolences at www.hoffmanfuneralhome.com

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BECHLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-06-11 published
BECHLER, Ivan Charles
Peacefully, at Alexandra Marine and General Hospital, Goderich, Friday, June 10, 2005, Ivan Charles BECHLER, of Goderich, formerly of R.R.#1, Zurich, age 77. Beloved husband of Gladys Ann (OESCH) BECHLER. Loved father and father-in-law of Gerald and Wilma BECHLER of Coldstream, Marlene and Bob HAMILTON of Forest, Ruth and Erv PFAFF of Lucan. Loving "Poppa" of Joseph and Jeremy BECHLER, Jason and Erin HAMILTON, Kristen and Hilary HERRON, Skye and Erin PFAFF. Dear brother-in-law of Donald SCOTT of Clinton and Dorothy ETUE of London. Remembered by his nieces, nephews and their families. Predeceased by his parents Joseph (1967) and Alma (BRENNER) BECHLER (1972,) sister Nola Mae SCOTT (1998) and brother John "Harry" BECHLER (2005.) Resting at the T. Harry Hoffman and Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood, with visitation Saturday 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. where the Funeral Service will be held Sunday, June 12, 2005 at 2 p.m. The Reverend Ann KRUEGER officiating. Interment St. Peter's Lutheran Cemetery, Zurich. If desired, memorial donations to the Clinton Public Hospital, Community Nursing Services, Town and Country Support Services or charity of choice would be appreciated. Mr. BECHLER was a long time employee at Cook's Elevators, Hensall and farmed for 48 years on the Stanley-Hay Townline before retiring to Goderich. Condolences at www.hoffmanfuneralhome.com

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BECHTEL o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-01-10 published
PORTER, N. Charlene (SCOTCHMER)
Peacefully after a brave battle with cancer at London Health Sciences Centre - Westminster Campus on Friday, January 7, 2005 N. Charlene (SCOTCHMER) PORTER of Goderich and formerly of Bayfield in her 64th year. Beloved wife of Gordon PORTER. Loving mother of Julie and Steve TILLOTSON of Winnipeg and Lisa and Murray BECHTEL of Stratford. Loved and sadly missed by grand_son Owen TILLOTSON. Beloved daughter of Lulu SCOTCHMER of Bayfield. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Pat and Doug MORGAN of Clinton, RuthAnn KNIGHTS of Bayfield, Kathleen and John SIERTSEMA of Bayfield, Margaret and Garnet WRIGHT of R.R.#1, Londesborough, Marion and Ron CORNISH of Exeter and Raymond and Peggy SCOTCHMER of Goderich. Also loved by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her father Charles SCOTCHMER, sister-in-law Anna SCOTCHMER and brother-in-law Murray GARRETT. There will be no funeral home visitation. Cremation. A memorial service will be held at St. Andrews United Church, Bayfield on Thursday, January 13, 2005 at 2: 00 p.m. Visitation will be in the Church Narthex from 12 noon until 1: 45 p.m. Interment Bayfield Cemetery. Donations to St. Andrews United Church, Bayfield or to the charity of ones choice would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Falconer Funeral Homes Ltd. - Bluewater Chapel, Goderich (519-524-1221).

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BECHTEL o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-05-12 published
BECHTEL, Elaine (née OTTO)
Elaine BECHTEL, 67, of Stratford passed away on Tuesday, May 10, 2005. She was predeceased by her husband, The Reverend James A. BECHTEL; her parents, Allen P. and Elma E. (SCHMIDT) OTTO and her brothers, David A. OTTO and Bruce OTTO. She is the beloved mother of Lori and husband David SCHOCH of Sarnia, Murray J. and wife Lisa BECHTEL of Stratford; the proud grandmother of Samantha and Benjamin SCHOCH; the loving sister of Joan and husband Angus MacDERMID of Stratford; loving sister-in-law of Gloria OTTO of London. Also survived by four nieces, four great nephews, one great niece and numerous cousins. Relatives and Friends will be received in the Francis Funeral Home, 77 Woodstock Street North, Tavistock on Friday from 7-9 p.m. and Saturday from 2-4. A service to celebrate Elaine's life will be held at Grace United Church, Tavistock on Sunday, May 15, 2005 at 3 p.m. The Rev. Nancy WETSELAAR, assisted by The Reverend John PATTERSON, will officiate. Interment in Woodland Cemetery, Kitchener. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Stratford General Hospital Foundation would be appreciated and may be made through the funeral home by calling 1-519-655-2431.

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BECHTLOFF o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-06-28 published
SMALL, John Francis " Frank"
It is with deep sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Frank, at his home in Thornhill on Sunday, June 26, 2005, in his 62nd year. Father of Raymond, predeceased by his parents Patricia and Gregory SMALL. He leaves behind his brothers and sisters: Bill (Marg,) Rosemary SHEEHAN (Francis,) Jim (Theresa,) Leo (Marie), Margie BECHTLOFF (Heinz) and Bernie (Debbie). He will be sadly missed by his nieces and nephews: Steve and Karen SMALL, Brendan and James SHEEHAN, Jessie and Francis SMALL, Mary Rose and Matthew SMALL, Jason and Elizabeth BECHTLOFF and David and Lisa SMALL, and their families. Friends may visit on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the R.S. Kane Funeral Home (6150 Yonge Street, at Goulding, south of Steeles). A Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, June 29, 2005 at 10: 30 a.m. at St. Luke's Roman Catholic Church (39 Green Lane, Thornhill). Interment to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Community Living (Aurora/Newmarket Division), or the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Condolences www.rskane.ca.

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BECK o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-02-10 published
VOUSDEN, Fred
Suddenly at his residence on Tuesday, February 8, 2005, Fred VOUSDEN, passed away in his 73rd year. Beloved husband of the late Rose VOUSDEN. Loved father of Nancy BECK (Fritz,) Darlene GALLOWAY, Diane CRIVEA (Robert), Philip VOUSDEN. Dear grandpa of Mandy and Ryan BECK, Tina and Steven GALLOWAY, Michael and Daniel BATES, Jacob and Justine VOUSDEN. He will also be missed by 10 great-grandchildren. Also survived by sister Joan HENDERSON, Maryanne BLAKE, Doreen VOUSDEN and brother-in-law Shirl and Brian MELVIN. The family will receive Friends and relatives at Forest Lawn Memorial Chapel, 1997 Dundas Street East (at Wavell), London for a memorial service on Sunday, February 13, 2005 at 11 a.m. Visitation one hour prior. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be gratefully appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to Memorial Funeral Home, 452-3770.

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BECK o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-03-13 published
BECK, Reverend Donald Robert
At London Health Sciences Centre, Victoria Campus on Saturday morning, March 12th, 2005, Reverend Donald Robert BECK of London surrounded by his family, passed away quietly and with great Faith, in his 76th year. Dearly beloved husband of Velma (formerly BLAIR) BECK. Don was predeceased by his first wife Wil and his son Brian. Dear father of four surviving children; Michael of Toronto, Jeffrey (Heather) of London, Topher (Kim) also of London, and Susan of Pennsylvania. Dear brother of Bill (Margaret) of London and several nieces and nephews. Don was the loving grandfather of Cian, Sophie, Chad, Hali (Jordan), Kristopher (Michelle), Carrie (Ian), Kyle and Brett. Also survived by his step-children Don (Leslee) BLAIR of Strathroy and Marilyn (Lutz) PLOTZKE of Chatham. Friends will be received by the family from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London (433-5184). The funeral service will be held at First-St. Andrew's United Church, 350 Queens Avenue (at Waterloo Street), London, on Tuesday, March 15th at 2 p.m. with Reverend Dr. David McKANE officiating. Cremation to follow. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations would be appreciated to the Stewardship Services of United Church of Canada, 3250 Bloor Street West, Suite 300, Toronto M8X 2Y4, or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario, 617 Wellington Street, London N6A 3R6. Condolences accepted at www.amgeorgefh.on.ca

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BECK o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-11-01 published
BECK, Gail
In loving memory of Gail BECK who passed away November 1, 2003. Sadly missed but will never be forgotten. Love Mom.

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BECK o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-01-03 published
SADLER, John Robert Sterling, P.Eng.
With great sadness, the family of John Robert Sterling SADLER announces his passing on January 1, 2005, at his home in Toronto. Dad will be dearly missed by his wife of 44 years, Joan (nee BECK,) his children Sean (Sylvia,) Stewart (Nardos) and Shannon, and his grandchildren Jack, Nicole, Max and Quinn. Dad was born June 8, 1935 in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, to parents Gladys and Craig. Joining us in remembering Dad are: his sister Florence ANDERSON (Don) and their family, his brother-in-law Brian BECK (Jan) and their family, his many surviving cousins and their families, May HAALAND and her family, Phyllis and John ASAY and their family, and his many dear Friends. Dad obtained a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Saskatchewan in 1957. Dad very much enjoyed his career and cherished the good Friends he met along the way at: A.W. Homme Limited, Gulf Canada, Crown Investments Corp. of Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan Oil and Gas Corporation, Manitoba Oil and Gas Corporation, SaskEnergy Inc., and with his own consulting business. What we will remember most about Dad is his gentle 'Prairie' soul; his love and respect for nature; his appreciation of literature; his love of food and cooking; his modesty and humility; his love of people and his interest and respect for our differing cultures; his passion for curling, golf, baseball and Canadian Football League football and his love and commitment to his family, Friends and community. The family wishes to express their heartfelt gratitude to our many kind, supportive Friends and to the many extraordinary doctors, nurses and other health care professionals who cared for Dad at Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Sciences Centre, Toronto Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre, The Temmy Latner Centre for Palliative Care, North York Community Care Access Centre and Metro Ambulance. Dad has asked us to celebrate his life with a traditional Irish wake. We invite Friends and family to join in this celebration to be held from 2: 00 to 4:00 p.m. at his home (5 Concorde Place, Toronto) on Sunday, January 16, 2005. Dad has been cremated and a private family interment service will follow. If desired, donations to the Sunnybrook and Women's Foundation, C3 Oncology Unit or Toronto Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M4N 3M5 (416-480-4483) or to The Temmy Latner Centre for Palliative Care, 600 University Avenue, Suite #208, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X5 (416-586-8594) would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to the Humphrey Funeral Home - A.W. Miles Chapel, 1403 Bayview Avenue, Toronto (416-487-4523), director@humphreymiles.com

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BECK o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-01-19 published
BECK, Nancy
At North York General Hospital, on January 15, 2005 at age 96. Nancy will be sadly missed by her children: Pamela, Alistair, Elizabeth, and Margy; by her twelve grandchildren and by her fifteen great-grandchildren. In respect of Nancy's wishes, a private cremation has taken place.

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BECK o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-01-28 published
MERIFIELD, Russell Roy, Q.C. (1916-2005)
Passed away January 26th, 2005 at Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Sciences Centre (Veteran's Wing), Toronto at the age of 88. Born in Chatham, Ontario on June 11th, 1916, the son of Russell Stanley and Alice Maude (STEVENS) MERIFIELD. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 61 years, Helen (KYDD;) his children, Russell, Elizabeth (Dario GALINDO) and Thomas (Linda;) his grandchildren, Marion and Simon; his sister, Jeanne (Robin) BECK; his sister-in-law, Betty SHARPE; and many nieces and nephews. Graduate of McGill University B.A. (1938) and B.C.L. (1941), where he was President of the Student Society and played on the 1938 Championship Rugby Team. He served in the Royal Canadian Navy during World War 2, Lieutenant, Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve. He initially practiced private law in Montreal, then worked at Shawinigan Water and Power Company. He was Vice President and Secretary of the Royal Trust Company of Canada. In 1967, he moved to Toronto as Vice President and General Manager of Victoria and Grey Trust Company until his retirement. He later spent many years serving as the Secretary/ Treasurer of The Canadian Club (Toronto). Active member of the Glenview Presbyterian Church and the Presbyterian Church of Canada (as Elder, Treasurer, member of the Building Society and director of the Canadian Bible Society); and the Chartered Institute of Secretaries; a teacher of corporate law and a governor of Sir George Williams University. Author of several books, including Canadian Secretarial Practice, 'From Country Trust to National Trust' (a history of the National Trust Company), a history of the Canadian Clubs, and 'Who Said That?' (a compilation of Empire Club speeches). Member of the Donalda Club (Toronto) and the Hermitage Club (Magog, Quebec). He was also a musician and long-time volunteer pianist for the veterans at Sunnybrook Hospital. Friends may call at the Trull 'North Toronto' Funeral Home, 2704 Yonge St. (5 blocks south of Lawrence) on Sunday, January 30th from 12: 00 to 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held at Glenview Presbyterian Church, 1 Glenview Avenue (3 blocks south of Lawrence, west of Yonge) on Monday, January 31st at 2: 00 p.m.. Donations may be made to the 'Sunnybrook and Women's Foundation', 2075 Bayview Avenue, H332, Toronto, Ontario M4N 3M5 or to the Canadian Cancer Society. The family would like to express their gratitude and thanks to the staff of Sunnybrook and the caregivers from Homestead Careproviders.

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BECK o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-04-18 published
LAMPERT, Philip Abraham
On Sunday April 17, 2005 at Mount Sinai Hospital. Philip Abraham LAMPERT, beloved husband of Sylvia. Loving father of Barbara LAMPERT and Peter FITTING, and David LAMPERT and Mimi BECK. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Abe and the late Goldie KURTZ. Devoted grandfather of Miriam FITTING. Special thanks to caregiver Francisco (Jhun) MENDOZA. A graveside service will take place at Holy Blossom Memorial Park (40 Brimley Road, south of Eglinton), on Monday, April 18, 2005 at 2: 30 p.m. Shiva 218 Hillhurst Boulevard. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Baycrest Centre (416) 785-2875 or to the charity of your choice.

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BECK o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-05-02 published
Richard LYONS, Elder and Dancer: 1925-2005
Ojibwa leader who was born off the reserve came late to Couchiching traditions but made up for lost time by becoming a cultural authority
By Stephanie MacLELLAN, Special to The Globe and Mail, Monday, May 2, 2005, Page S9
Thunder Bay, Ontario -- In the years before Richard LYONS learned to dance, Ojibwa culture in northwestern Ontario was quietly slipping its way towards extinction. The era of residential schools had left First Nations communities with fragmented cultural traditions. The sacred ceremonies that had lasted hundreds of years were furtive at best, but more often, absent altogether.
"It wasn't cool to be native back then," said Mark SAULT, a director at Seven Generations Education Institute and a long-time friend. "We were being civilized into society."
Richard LYONS was born not on a reserve but in Fort Frances, Ontario, where his father worked as an interpreter for the Department of Indian Affairs. He was a member of the Couchiching First Nation but lived in town and was educated at Catholic schools. Growing up, being native was only something that got him picked on at school.
At 18, Mr. LYONS joined the Canadian Army and was stationed at Camp Shilo, Manitoba While home on leave, he met Marjorie SPEAKER in a Chinese food restaurant. The two married after he left the army in 1946 and Marjorie soon took him to see her reserve.
Traditional culture was thriving in Manitou Rapids First Nation, now a part of the Rainy River First Nations, a small community about 30 kilometres west of Fort Frances. In contrast to other communities, powwows and spiritual ceremonies were common. From the first moment he saw the dancing and heard the drumbeats, Mr. LYONS was captivated. It didn't take long for him to join in, dancing in his street clothes among the colourful, hand-crafted costumes of others. "It just came natural," Mrs. LYONS recalled. "He just felt like he had to be dancing."
Mr. LYONS spent time with the elders of Manitou Rapids, learning the dance steps, the songs, the story that each dance told. At first it was grass dancing, a freestyle named for the way the wind blew across a field of grass, but later he moved to a traditional style based on war dances. Even as he was learning, he knew he wanted to pass on what he'd been taught.
"I think he felt that it needed to be shared, not only amongst our own people, but it needed to be shared with non-native people to enrich everyone," said his youngest daughter, Kathy BECK. "He wasn't political about it, and he didn't have any motives in it, other than sharing it."
In the late 1950s, Mr. LYONS moved to Thunder Bay to take a job as a lumber grader in a sawmill and he started giving demonstrations at the newly constructed Thunder Bay Indian Friendship Centre. Since no one else knew the music, he'd go to gatherings with a tape recorder. Later, when he performed, he danced alone to the fuzzy recordings of drumming and chanting.
"He was in his own world when he danced," Mr. SAULT said. "He just wanted to show that it is still alive. He wanted to share it."
Mr. LYONS was especially concerned with sharing his new knowledge with younger generations. Like today, children from remote, Northern Ontario communities would come to Thunder Bay to attend high school. Mr. LYONS resolved that they never forget their culture, as he had done. Instead, he performed for them and gave talks at local schools to explain what the dances meant.
He also started teaching dance at the Friendship centre. Johnny PIERRE was a teenager, struggling with the temptations of drugs and alcohol, when he became one of Mr. LYONS' first students. "For me, he gave me a sense of belonging," Mr. PIERRE said. "He showed me a different way of living."
He also made the youngsters stumbling through strange steps feel at ease. "He was a very patient person."
Mr. LYONS taught dance nearly every night he wasn't working. Whenever he could, he travelled with his wife and their four children to gatherings in faraway communities in Ontario and the United States. He'd often drive all night and make it back home in time to work his next shift at the sawmill.
"When he first started, he wasn't planning on doing this," Ms. BECK said. "Then when people started asking him to do performances and teachings, he just started getting more and more requests. He began to see that this is perhaps a calling."
In the end, Mr. LYONS left his job at the sawmill to devote more time to teaching and performing. He also became cultural co-ordinator at the Indian Friendship Centre.
In 1972, he founded the Dick Lyons Dance Troupe. Over the next 16 years, it steadily grew, touring North America and Europe and performing at schools and cultural events. First Nations drum-and-dance groups sprang up in their wake. "There was a big turnaround," Mr. PIERRE said. "I think he bridged a big gap in the community."
When the Queen visited Thunder Bay in 1973, the Fort William First Nation asked Mr. LYONS to organize a performance at Mount McKay scenic lookout. That single event turned into a large annual powwow that now occurs every Canada Day.
All the same, bringing hope to the community was just as important to him as bringing them his dancing. Mr. LYONS was a spiritual adviser to aboriginal inmates at Thunder Bay District Jail. He was also a founding elder of Dilico Ojibway Child and Family Services. "He addressed the region from all levels," said Jerry WOODS, who still works at Dilico. "Right from the children's level to sitting at the table with the board of directors, advising us of the traditions and culture."
Ms. BECK remembers him sitting at the kitchen table until 3 a.m. with chiefs and elders, trying to learn everything he could about legends and spirituality. "It wasn't just dancing and singing, the entertainment of it," she said. "There was a lot more depth than that."
In the foothills of the Norwester Mountains, south of Thunder Bay, sits an improbable outdoor shrine to the Virgin Mary. Richard LYONS used to make the trek out into the bush to pray there, climbing off the beaten path to reach the statue. But it was never the typical series of rosary recitations, even though he was raised Catholic. He'd offer tobacco, and meditate in the spirit of the outdoors, honouring the Native spirituality he found later in life.
Many people credit Mr. LYONS with restoring Native culture and spirituality to prominence in northwestern Ontario. But it was never at the expense of Christianity, the region's more established religion. "He didn't make a distinction between the two," Ms. BECK said. "To him it was all one."
Mr. LYONS, who in 2002 was named a member of the Order of Canada, was often asked to address graduations and other gatherings but knew better than to take himself too seriously. "Because he was an elder, people used to expect him to have these profound statements," Ms. BECK said. "So he'd talk to them in a really profound way, and then it would turn out to be a joke."
Mr. LYONS was also an elder in another dimension, too. Mr. SAULT and Mr. PIERRE both regarded him as a father figure and say that many more felt the same way.
"There was an amazing number of people he spoke to over the years that would come and ask him for advice," Ms. BECK said. "He always said, 'I don't know why they come to me... I don't have a magic formula.' But for some reason, people really liked what he had to say."
Mr. LYONS had already been battling cancer for about three years when his son Brian died of complications from a heart condition in the spring of 2004. On the day of the memorial service, he was counselling other people.
"The culture is thriving in this area now, and I think that's his main legacy," Ms. BECK said. "At the same time, his legacy as a person is that he touched so many people."
Richard LYONS was born in Fort Frances, Ontario, on January 10, 1925. He died of cancer on March 21, 2005, in Thunder Bay, Ontario He was 80. He is survived by Marjorie, his wife of 59 years, and by daughters Verna LEGARDE and Kathy BECK. He was predeceased by sons Richard and Brian.

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BECK o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-06-17 published
McLENAGHEN, Murray A.
Loving husband of Persis McLENAGHEN, Richmond, Ottawa. Much loved and missed father of Tara (Drew) and D'Arcy (Nick), and grandfather of Olivia and Alex LAHAIE, and Nicole HATELY, all of Toronto. Uncle of Joan BECK, Harold McLENAGHEN and the late Donna WUTKE, and many cousins in Western Canada. Devoted friend of Walter and Ruth FAHRIG, and enthusiastic honorary uncle of Kristen, Lenore, Martha and Rebecca. Born in Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, on November 13, 1925. Splashed in prairie sloughs, sweated in the mines, went to war with eyes open, returned in peace time to a career designing the interiors of Canada's embassies - and took from it all the stories from which we clamoured and from which we learned the value of the view from another's shoes, and the essential soul-saving skill at laughing at oneself. With you we found richly textured summers, exploring backroads and wild places. We encountered no subject that was not ripe for inspection and lively debate. With you we flourished - had room to grow and make mistakes, but were always wrapped safely in your unabashed love and affection. We love you more than words can say, and will miss you. A memorial service will be held at St, John's Anglican Church (67 Fowler Street, Richmond) on Monday, June 20th, 2005 at 3 p.m. followed by a reception from 4-7 p.m. at the family home. In lieu of flowers, memorial charitable donations would be appreciated.

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BECK o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-10-11 published
SPEAKMAN, Carole Anne (née BECK)
It is with deep sadness that the family announces her passing. Carole departed this world peacefully on October 6th, 2005 showing great strength and optimism to the end. Beloved wife of Leigh, loving mother of Derrick and Joanne, Sean and Liz. Grandmother of Chanel, Ryan, Justin and expected granddaughter. Daughter of Dorothy FLICK, sister of Sharon and predeceased by David BECK. Carole will be remembered for the courage and graciousness she exhibited throughout her life. Gardening, music, the challenge of Bridge and her deep love and devotion for her family and Friends brought meaning and joy to her life. A memorial service will be held at Murray E. Newbiggings Funeral Home, 733 Mt. Pleasant Road, Toronto at 7: 00 p.m. Thursday, October 13th, 2005. Donations in Carole's memory to St. Michael's Hospital Foundation or Saint Elizabeth Health Care would be greatly appreciated.

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BECK o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-10-15 published
PRATT, Lucile (née ROBINSON)
Peacefully at her home in Toronto on Wednesday, October 12, 2005. Beloved wife of the late David Lawrence (Lorne) PRATT. Daughter of the late Margaret Mary BECK and George ROBINSON, Penetang, Ontario. Sister of the late Margaret Elizabeth (Muggs) ROBINSON and the late Honourable William ROBINSON, K.C. She will be lovingly remembered by her extended family and many Friends. Friends may call at the Humphrey Funeral Home - A.W. Miles Chapel, 1403 Bayview Avenue (south of Eglinton Avenue East), on Wednesday, October 19th for a service in the chapel at 3 o'clock. Private interment Knox Presbyterian Cemetery. If desired, donations may be directed to the Toronto Community Foundation, Lucile Pratt Fund, 33 Bloor St. E., Suite 1603, Toronto, Ontario M4W 3H1.

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BECK o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-03 published
SADLER, John Robert Sterling, P.Eng.
With great sadness, the family of John Robert Sterling SADLER announces his passing on January 1, 2005, at his home in Toronto. Dad will be dearly missed by his wife of 44 years, Joan (nee BECK,) his children Sean (Sylvia,) Stewart (Nardos) and Shannon, and his grandchildren Jack, Nicole, Max and Quinn. Dad was born June 8, 1935 in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, to parents Gladys and Craig. Joining us in remembering Dad are: his sister Florence ANDERSON (Don) and their family, his brother-in-law Brian BECK (Jan) and their family, his many surviving cousins and their families, May HAALAND and her family, Phyllis and John ASAY and their family, and his many dear Friends. Dad obtained a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Saskatchewan in 1957. Dad very much enjoyed his career and cherished the good Friends he met along the way at: A.W. Homme Limited, Gulf Canada, Crown Investments Corp. of Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan Oil and Gas Corporation, Manitoba Oil and Gas Corporation, SaskEnergy Inc., and with his own consulting business. What we will remember most about Dad is his gentle "Prairie" soul; his love and respect for nature; his appreciation of literature; his love of food and cooking; his modesty and humility; his love of people and his interest and respect for our differing cultures; his passion for curling, golf, baseball and Canadian Football League football and his love and commitment to his family, Friends and community. The family wishes to express their heartfelt gratitude to our many kind, supportive Friends and to the many extraordinary doctors, nurses and other health care professionals who cared for Dad at Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Sciences Centre, Toronto Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre, The Temmy Latner Centre for Palliative Care, North York Community Care Access Centre and Metro Ambulance. Dad has asked us to celebrate his life with a traditional Irish wake. We invite Friends and family to join in this celebration to be held from 2: 00 to 4:00 p.m. at his home (5 Concorde Place, Toronto) on Sunday, January 16, 2005. Dad has been cremated and a private family interment service will follow. If desired, donations to the Sunnybrook and Women's Foundation, C3 Oncology Unit or Toronto Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M4N 3M5 (416-480-4483) or to The Temmy Latner Centre for Palliative Care, 600 University Avenue, Suite 208, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X5 (416-586-8594) would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to the Humphrey Funeral Home - A.W. Miles Chapel, 1403 Bayview Avenue, Toronto (416-487-4523), director@humphreymiles.com.

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BECK o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-19 published
BECK, Nancy
At North York General Hospital, on January 15, 2005 at age 96. Nancy will be sadly missed by her children: Pamela, Alistair, Elizabeth, and Margy; by her twelve grandchildren and by her fifteen great-grandchildren. In respect of Nancy's wishes, a private cremation has taken place.

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BECK o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-28 published
MERIFIELD, Russell Roy, Q.C. (1916-2005)
Passed away January 26th, 2005 at Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Sciences Centre (Veteran's Wing), Toronto, at the age of 88. Born in Chatham, Ontario on June 11th, 1916, the son of Russell Stanley and Alice Maude (STEVENS) MERIFIELD. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 61 years, Helen (KYDD) his children, Russell, Elizabeth (Dario GALINDO) and Thomas (Linda) his grandchildren, Marion and Simon; his sister, Jeanne (Robin) BECK; his sister-in-law, Betty SHARPE; and many nieces and nephews. Graduate of McGill University B.A. (1938) and B.C.L. (1941), where he was President of the Student Society and played on the 1938 Championship Rugby Team. He served in the Royal Canadian Navy during World War 2, Lieutenant, Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve. He initially practised private law in Montreal, then worked at Shawinigan Water and Power Company. He was Vice-President and Secretary of the Royal Trust Company of Canada. In 1967, he moved to Toronto as Vice-President and General Manager of Victoria and Grey Trust Company until his retirement. He later spent many years serving as the Secretary/Treasurer of The Canadian Club (Toronto). Active member of the Glenview Presbyterian Church and the Presbyterian Church of Canada (as Elder, Treasurer, member of the Building Society and Director of the Canadian Bible Society) and the Chartered Institute of Secretaries; a teacher of corporate law; and a Governor of Sir George Williams University. Author of several books, including Canadian Secretarial Practice, "From Country Trust to National Trust" (a history of the National Trust Company), a history of the Canadian Clubs, and "Who Said That?" (a compilation of Empire Club speeches). Member of the Donalda Club (Toronto) and the Hermitage Club (Magog, Quebec). He was also a musician and long-time volunteer pianist for the veterans at Sunnybrook Hospital. Friends may call at the Trull "North Toronto" Funeral Home, 2704 Yonge St. (5 blocks south of Lawrence) on Sunday, January 30th from 12: 00 to 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held at Glenview Presbyterian Church, 1 Glenview Avenue (3 blocks south of Lawrence, west of Yonge) on Monday, January 31st at 2: 00 p.m. Donations may be made to the "Sunnybrook and Women's Foundation", 2075 Bayview Avenue, H332, Toronto, Ontario M4N 3M5 or to the Canadian Cancer Society. The family would like to express their gratitude and thanks to the staff of Sunnybrook and the caregivers from Homestead Careproviders.

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BECK o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-06 published
BECK, Phyllis Anne
Passed away peacefully, at the Credit Valley Hospital, after a lengthy illness on Friday, February 4, 2005. Beloved wife of 50 years to Larry. Loving mother of Cathie GREEN, Cindy JOHNSTON and her husband Kip, Chris CHONG and her husband Richard, Terry and his wife Stacey, and Tom and his wife Caroline. Dear grandma of J.D., Jeffrey, Jasmine, Rebecca, Rory, Shannon, Michael, Katie, Daniel, Jessica, Georgia, Mary and Reilly. Survived by her brothers John, Tom, Michael and Paul O'DOWD. Friends may call at the Turner & Porter "Peel" Chapel, 2180 Hurontario Street, Mississauga (Hwy 10 North of Queen Elizabeth Way) from 2-4 and 7- 9 p.m. on Wednesday. Funeral mass will be held on Thursday, February 10, 2005 at 10: 00 a.m. at Sts. Martha and Mary Church, 1870 Burnhamthorpe Rd., Mississauga. Interment Assumption Catholic Cemetery. For those who wish, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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BECK o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-11 published
BAKEWELL, Audrey Constance (née BECK)
Peacefully at Extendicare, Port Hope, on Saturday, April 9, 2005 in her 85th year. Beloved wife of the late George BAKEWELL. Loving mother of Ken BAKEWELL (Donna,) Larry BAKEWELL (Joan,) Harold BAKEWELL (Chizuko,) Lorraine KAVANAGH (Patrick) and Margaret DENNIS (Clayton.) Dear grandmother of 10 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Sister of the late Ivy, Marjorie, William and Ronald. Friends are invited to call at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 11 King St. W., Colborne on Tuesday, April 12 from 1-2 p.m., followed by a funeral service at 2 p.m. Interment in Prospect Cemetery, Toronto. If desired, donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or Canadian Cancer Society. Condolences received at www.maccoubrey.com

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BECK o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-18 published
LAMPERT, Philip Abraham
On Sunday, April 17, 2005 at Mt. Sinai Hospital. Philip Abraham LAMPERT, beloved husband of Sylvia. Loving father of Barbara LAMPERT and Peter FITTING, and David LAMPERT and Mimi BECK. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Abe and the late Goldie KURTZ. Devoted grandfather of Miriam FITTING. Special thanks to caregiver Francisco (Jhun) MENDOZA. A graveside service will take place at Holy Blossom Memorial Park (40 Brimley Rd., south of Eglinton) on Monday, April 18, 2005 at 2: 30 p.m. Shiva 218 Hillhurst Blvd. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Baycrest Centre 416-785-2875 or to the charity of your choice.

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BECK o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-05-07 published
BECK, Peggy Irene
After a brave battle with cancer on Thursday, May 5, 2005 at the age of 82. Loving wife of the late Norman BECK. Mother of the late Carol STANSFIELD. Survived by her grandchildren Eileen (Steve), David, Jodi, Jennifer (Ross) and Daryl. Great-grandmother of Chaunacy, Nicole, Christopher and Connor. Sadly missed by her son-in-law Blake and her caring friend Phyllis. Arrangements entrusted to the Giffen-Mack Funeral Home and Cremation Centre (416-698-3121). Memorial donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Canadian National Institute for the Blind. The family wishes to thank the 4th Floor Staff at the Bridgepoint Health Centre.

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BECK o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-06-11 published
MOERAT, Amelia Rebecca (née LUDSKI)
Peacefully at her residence on Friday, June 10, 2005 in her 76th year. Beloved wife of the late Leonard MOERAT. Loving mother of daughter Leone (Tony BECK) and son Michael (Janice.) Cherished grandmother of Justin, Robyn, Caryn and Michelle. She will also be sadly missed by her sisters Florence, Bertha, Rose and Rachel, and by her nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held at York Visitation, Chapel and Reception Centre, 160 Beecroft Rd., Toronto, 416-221-3404, on Sunday, June 12 from 6-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the Chapel on Monday, June 13 at 2 p.m.

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BECK o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-09-19 published
DUDT, Wolfgang Jr., (1951-2005)
Passed away suddenly, on Friday, September 16, 2005 at his residence in Toronto, age 54 years. Beloved son of Wolfgang Sr. of Waterloo and predeceased by his mother Eleanor (ABERLE.) Also survived by his sister-in-law Elfrieda BECK and family in Germany and many dear Friends and work associates at Tam O'Shanter Property Management, Toronto. Cremation will take place followed by a graveside funeral service at Parkview Cemetery, 335 University Ave. E., Waterloo on Wednesday, September 21, 2005 at 11 a.m. In Wolfgang's memory, as expressions of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or Canadian National Institute for the Blind can be arranged through the Edward R. Good Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo. Condolences/Donations/Flcwers www.edwardrgood.com 519-745-8445

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BECK o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-10-11 published
SPEAKMAN, Carole Anne (née BECK)
It is with deep sadness that the family announces her passing. Carole departed this world peacefully, on October 6, 2005, showing great strength and optimism to the end. Beloved wife of Leigh. Loving mother of Derrick and Joanne, Sean and Liz. Grandmother of Chanel, Ryan, Justin and expected granddaughter. Daughter of Dorothy FLICK. Sister of Sharon, and predeceased by David BECK. Carole will be remembered for the courage and graciousness she exhibited throughout her life. Gardening, music, the challenge of Bridge and her deep love and devotion for her family and Friends brought meaning and joy to her life. A Memorial Service will be held at Murray E. Newbigging Funeral Home, 733 Mount Pleasant Road, Toronto, at 7: 00 p.m. Thursday, October 13, 2005. Donations in Carole's memory to St. Michael's Hospital Foundation or Saint Elizabeth Health Care would be greatly appreciated.

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BECK o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-10-15 published
PRATT, Lucile (née ROBINSON)
Peacefully, at her home in Toronto, on Wednesday, October 12, 2005. Beloved wife of the late David Lawrence (Lorne) PRATT. Daughter of the late Margaret Mary BECK and George ROBINSON, Penetang, Ontario. Sister of the late Margaret Elizabeth (Muggs) ROBINSON and the late Honourable William ROBINSON, K.C. She will be lovingly remembered by her extended family and many Friends. Friends may call at the Humphrey Funeral Home - A.W. Miles Chapel, 1403 Bayview Avenue (south of Eglinton Avenue East), on Wednesday, October 19th for a Service in the Chapel at 3 o'clock. Private interment Knox Presbyterian Cemetery. If desired, donations may be directed to the Toronto Community Foundation, Lucile Pratt Fund, 33 Bloor Street East, Suite 1603, Toronto, Ontario M4W 3H1.

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BECK o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-10-19 published
MANSVELT BECK, Alida Elizabeth " Babs"
Passed away peacefully, after a courageous battle with cancer at the William Osler Health Centre, Brampton on October 14th, 2005, in her 82nd year. Predeceased by her husband Victor. Loving mother of Carla (Boris) of Brampton and Patricia (Barry) of Pickering. Oma to her grandchildren Jeremy, Jessica, Leslie (Justin) and Alex. The family would like to thank the wonderful team of caregivers and nurses at the William Osler Health Centre, Palliative Floor for their kindness and support since August. A private family farewell will take place at Glendale Memorial Gardens.

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BECK o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-12 published
BARBER, Lois (RHODES)
Passed away at Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket, Ontario on Saturday, December 10, 2005, in her 72nd year. Beloved wife of the late Peter BARBER. Dear mother of Jean and David BECK of Cookstown, Mary and Joseph FICKER of Barrie. Loving grandmother of Katherine, Dawn, Michelle, Erica and Justin. Dear sister of Mary and Clare NUGENT of Ingleside, Margaret and Bob ADAM/ADAMS of Quebec. Sister-in-law of Irene and Don SHAW of Guelph, Anna and Neil DICKIESON of London, Rita BARBER of Guelph and predeceased by Luella MURRAY. Lois will be fondly remembered by her nieces, nephews and Friends. Resting at the W. John Thomas Funeral Home, 244 Victoria Street E., Alliston from 12 Noon on Tuesday, December 13, 2005 until time of Funeral Service in the Chapel at 1: 00 p.m. followed by cremation. If so desired, memorial donations to the Simcoe/Muskoka Regional Cancer Centre, Royal Victoria Hospital, 201 Georgian Drive, Barrie, Ontario L4M 6M2 would be appreciated.

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