BISANZ o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-01-04 published
ROY, Joseph Peter
Joseph Peter of Saint Thomas, on Friday, December 31, 2004, at the Saint Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, in his 79th year. Dear friend of Sophie BISANZ and dearly loved father of Paulette McKENZIE of Oakville. Dear father-in-law of James McKENZIE. Dear grandfather of Dean and Greg. Brother of Edmund ROY. Sadly missed by several nieces and nephews. Joseph was born February 11, 1926, in Saskatchewan, the son of the late Joseph and Marie ROY. Predeceased by a number of brothers and sisters. He served during World War 2 and was a retired carpenter. Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin Street, Saint Thomas where funeral service will be held Thursday at 11: 00 a.m. Interment to follow in Holy Angels' Cemetery. Visitation Thursday from 10-11: 00 a.m. Remembrances may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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BISBACK o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-02-16 published
WHITMAN, Marjorie (née OWEN)
Peacefully at home, surrounded by loving family after a courageous battle with cancer, on February 15 at age 82. Predeceased by her beloved husband Dr. Rodger WHITMAN. Dear father of Janis BISBACK (Peter), Hensall, Anita McGRATH (Jim), Selkirk, Joanne and Darlene DEE both of Hamilton and Laura and Ernst HEUSER, Stevensville. Loving grandma to Victoria REGO (Clayton,) Peter-Owen BISBACK, David BISBACK, Kevin LINDSAY (Shannon), Trevor LINDSAY and Renee LINDSAY. Special Great-grandma to Olivia and Lauren REGO. Dear Sister-in-law of Vern WHITMAN (Eileen), Eleanor COUSINS and Marion DAWDY. The family will receive Friends at the WHITMAN residence at 22 Wheeler Road, Selkirk, on Thursday, February 17 from 1-5 and 7-9. Funeral Service to be held at Saint John's Anglican Church, Cheapside on Friday, February 18 at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Alzheimer Society, Cancer Assistance Program or charity of your choice.

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BISCAIA o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-05-08 published
BORGES, Maria Teresa Cabral
Peacefully at William Osler Health Centre, Brampton on Friday, May 6th, 2005, at the age of 80 years. Teresa, beloved wife of the late Gualter dos Santos BORGES. Loving mother of Jose CLEMENTE and Maria da Conceicao BORGES, Mifa and Carlos RAPOSO, Ana Paula and Walter BISCAIA, Fernando and Julie BORGES, Grancinda BORGES and Pat MALONEY, and Miju and John STINSON. Cherished grandmother of Adam, Marco, Tina, Ryan, Rachelle, Danielle, Chad and Melissa. Dear sister of Eurico CABRAL and Jose CABRAL. The family will receive Friends at the Scott Funeral Home "Brampton Chapel", 289 Main St. N., 905-451-1100 on Monday, May 9th, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Tuesday at Saint Mary's Church (66A Main St. South, Brampton) for Mass at 11 a.m. Cremation. In memory of Teresa, donations to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated. Sign a book of condolences at www.obituariestoday.com.

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BISCARDI o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-26 published
BELLUZ, Angela
Peacefully on Saturday, April 23, 2005. Angela BELLUZ, in her 86th year. Dearly beloved wife of the late Lepido. Loving mother of Josie (Sante BUROLA), Pasquale (Jeanette), and Rita (Enzo BISCARDI.) Dear grandmother of Kevin (Sandi,) Steven, Tanya, and Jason, and great-grandmother of Emma. Friends and family will be received at the Demarco Funeral Home "Keele Chapel" 3725 Keele Street, (between Sheppard and Finch Aves. W.) 416-636-7027 on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday at 9: 30 a.m. in St. Jane Frances Catholic Church (2747 Jane St.). Entombment to follow at Beechwood Cemetery.

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BISCARO o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-03-15 published
FACCHIN, Giovanni Anthony
Peacefully at Parkwood Hospital on Monday, March 14, 2005 Giovanni Anthony, beloved husband of Elena FACCHIN, in his 77th year. Dear father of Edda BISCARO and her husband Louis. Beloved grandfather of John-Paul and Justin. Dear brother of Norina (Tita) BOZ of Italy. Predeceased by his brother Egidio. Brother-in-law of Domenic, Peter and Andrea BORTOLUSSI. Also survived by his nieces, nephews and cousins. Visitors will be received at John T. Donohue Funeral Home, 362 Waterloo Street at King Street, on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 o'clock. Funeral Mass at Saint Martin of Tours Church, 46 Cathcart Street, on Thursday at 12 noon. Interment in St. Peter's Cemetery. Donations to the London Regional Cancer Centre would be appreciated.

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BISCH o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-27 published
WARNER, Frank
Passed away suddenly but peacefully on Wednesday, January 26, 2005 at the age of 60. Cherished husband to Krystyn (née RAK) of 36 years. Loving father to Tammy and her husband John GRASSA, Susan and her husband Tony CORNACCHIA, Tracy WARNER and to Robyn WARNER and Trevor BISCH. Beloved grandpa to Stefano GRASSA and to Crissy and Nicholas CORNACCHIA. Dear brother to Eva SONNENBURG and to Ingrid GAM. Dear son-in-law to Stanley and Helen RAK. Frank will be sadly missed by his extended family and Friends. Family and Friends will be received at Delmoro Funeral Home, 61 Beverly Hills Dr. (1 light south of Wilson Ave., west of Jane Street, 416-249-4499), on Friday, January 28, 2005 from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, January 29, 2005 at St. Andrew's Roman Catholic Church at 10: 00 a.m. Interment to follow at Holy Martyrs Cemetery in Bradford. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario.

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BISCH o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-08-27 published
CURTIS, Donna Elvira
Passed away peacefully, after a lengthy illness, on Thursday, August 25, 2005, at the age of 82. Predeceased by her husband Jack and son Donald Titus. Loving mother of Troy, Davida (Les) SZABADY, Gail (Ross) BISCH, Dodie (Ray) TREMPE, and daughter-in-law Stella. Beloved grandmother of Jack, Hope, Emily, Donna, Kathy, and Wendy. Great-granny of Aidan and Paige. She will also be missed by her faithful dog Molly. Donna will be fondly remembered by her many family and Friends. Visitors will be received at the McEachnie Funeral Home, 28 Old Kingston Road, Ajax (Pickering Village) 905-428-8488 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday and Monday. Funeral Service to be held at Ajax Baptist Church, 56 Angus Drive, Ajax on Tuesday, August 30, 2005 at 11 a.m. Interment Resthaven Memorial Gardens, Scarborough. Should family and Friends so desire, donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation or the charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated. Donna is to be celebrated as a woman who dedicated her life to the happiness of others and her resolute faith in Jesus Christ.

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BISCHLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-06-14 published
KNABE, Eric Ronald Carl " Rick"
(Dr. Denison Secondary School Teacher, Newmarket) Suddenly on Sunday, June 12, 2005 at Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket at 49 years of age. Rick KNABE, of Holland Landing, beloved husband and best friend of Shelley CAMPBELL- KNABE and proud and loving father of Paul, son of Eric and Gertrude (Trudy) KNABE, of Stouffville and brother of Dr. Usha KNABE, of Orangeville. Nephew of Ron and June BISCHLER, of Toronto, and will be sadly missed by his mother-in-law Pat CAMPBELL, sister and brother-in-law Sandra and Jeff QUATHAMER, niece and nephew Lauren and Mitchell, of Parry Sound and Rick's extended family in Europe. Rick will be fondly remembered by his Friends and those at Dr. Denison High School in Newmarket. Friends may call at the Roadhouse and Rose Funeral Home, 157 Main St. South, Newmarket on Wednesday from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. A memorial service will be held in the chapel on Thursday at 1 p.m. Memorial donations to a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

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BISCHOF o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-06-24 published
RANKIN, Audrey Mabel (née SMITH)
At the Grey Bruce Health Services, Markdale, on Thursday, June 23rd, 2005, of Eugenia, in her 69th year. Beloved wife of Stan RANKIN and daughter of the late Ross and Jeannette SMITH. Loving mother of Michael (Catherine), of Stouffville, Paul (Marsha), of Feversham and Lynne BISCHOF, of Eugenia. She will be loved and remembered by her grandchildren, Caroline, Jason, Hannah and Timothy. Dear sister of Joyce WILLISON, of Wasaga Beach, Glenn (Barb) SMITH, of Milton and the late Wayne SMITH and Jackie MORGAN. The family will receive Friends at the Fawcett Funeral Home, Flesherton, on Friday, June 24th from 2: 00 to 4:00 and 7: 00 to 9:00 p.m. Service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Saturday, June 25 at 1: 30 p.m. Cremation followed by interment, Maxwell Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Centre Grey Health Services Foundation would be gratefully appreciated.
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BISCHOF o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-06-24 published
RANKIN, Audrey Mabel
At the Grey Bruce Health Services, Markdale on Thursday, June 23, 2005 of Eugenia in her 69th year. Beloved wife of Stan RANKIN and daughter of the late Ross and Jeannette SMITH. Loving mother of Michael (Catherine) of Stouffville, Paul (Marsha) of Feversham and Lynne BISCHOF of Eugenia. She will be loved and remembered by her grandchildren Caroline, Jason, Hannah and Timothy. Dear sister of Joyce WILLISON of Wasaga Beach, Glenn (Barb) SMITH of Milton and the late Wayne SMITH and Jackie MORGAN. The family will receive Friends at the Fawcett Funeral Home, Flesherton on Friday, June 24 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Saturday, June 25 at 1: 30 p.m. Cremation followed by interment in Maxwell Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Centre Grey Health Services Foundation would be gratefully appreciated.

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BISCHOFF o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-05-09 published
BISCHOFF, Edwin (June 8, 1921-May 7, 2005)
It is with profound sadness that the family of Edwin BISCHOFF announce his passing, at Headwaters Healthcare Centre, Orangeville. Beloved brother, husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Born in Bassersdorf, Switzerland, he came to Canada in 1948. He was in the restaurant and service business until retirement in 1992. Survived by 2 sisters and a brother in Switzerland, wife Anne, children, Shaune (Garth Martin), Bill (Suzanne), Rhona (Ron Smith), Edwina (John Cuthbert), Anthony (Linda). Predeceased by son, Ian Michael. Left to celebrate his life are 21 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. Predeceased by grand_son Tyrell. Member of The Optimist Club of Toronto. Longtime member of the Peel and Credit Valley Shriners. Funeral Services entrusted to the J.S. Jones and son Funeral Home, 11582 Trafalgar Rd., Georgetown, 905-877-3631. Visitation will be held Monday, May 9th from 7: 00 p.m., followed by a Masonic Service at 9: 00 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Tuesday, May 10th at 1: 00 p.m. Cremation to follow. Interment Hillcrest Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, in memory contributions to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. To send expressions of sympathy, visit www.jsjonesandsonfuneralhome.com

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BISCHOFF o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-05-10 published
BISCHOFF, Dorothea
Peacefully at home on May 5, 2005. Sadly missed by her relatives and Friends. Funeral and memorial arrangements are entrusted to the Simple Alternative Funeral Centres, 275 Lesmill Road, Toronto, Ontario on Wednesday, May 11, 2005 at 3 p.m. Cremation has taken place. Donations to your favourite charity.

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BISCHOFF o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-08-04 published
BISCHOFF, Anne (February 13, 1928-August 3, 2005)
It is with profound sadness that the family of Anne BISCHOFF announce her passing at the William Osler Centre, Brampton. Beloved sister, mother, nana, and great-nana. Born in Frizington, England, she came to Canada in 1951. She was best known as co-owner of the Crossroads Restaurant in Brampton, and later the Ravine in Georgetown. Survived by a sister Jennie and brother Dick in England, and children Bill (Suzanne,) Rhona (Ron SMITH,) Edwina (John CUTHBERT) and Anthony (Linda) and step-daughter Shaune. Also survived by 21 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. Friends will be received at the J.S. Jones and son Funeral Home, 11582 Trafalgar Road, north of Maple Ave., Georgetown, 905-877-3631 on Friday from 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Saturday, August 6th, 2005 at 11: 00 a.m. Reception to follow in the Trafalgar room. Cremation to follow. Interment at Hillcrest Cemetery will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. To send expressions of sympathy visit: www.jsjonesandsonfuneralhome.com

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BISCHOFF o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-22 published
WALKER, David Paul
Suddenly, in his 69th year, at the Scarborough General Hospital on Wednesday, December 21, 2005. David, beloved father of Diane BISCHOFF (Frank), Ted WALKER (Jackie), Susan WALKER (Don MURDOCH), and Paul WALKER (Jacquie.) Dear grandfather of Erin, Jade and Scott WALKER, Hartford and Andrew MURDOCH and Hunter and Nicholas WALKER. Brother of Nancy WALKER. Resting at the Paul O'Conner Funeral Home, 1939 Lawrence Ave. Fast (between Warden and Pharmacy) from 12 noon Friday until the time of the service complete in our chapel on Friday afternoon at 1 p.m. Cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated

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BISH o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-05-21 published
SILCOCK, Donald Joseph Thomas
Of Owen Sound, formerly of Toronto. Peacefully, with his family at his side, at the Credit Valley Hospital, on Wednesday, May 18, 2005, Dad went to be with his Lord. Loving husband for 28 years to the late Helen and for 20 years to the late Susie. Loving father to Paul and his wife Lily, John and his wife Anna, and Carolyn and her husband John. Proud Grandpa to Karlie and Michael, Jordan, Angela and Grace, and Evan, Jack and Ryan. Dear son of the late Thomas and Pearl SILCOCK. Brother to Allan SILCOCK and his wife Joan. Uncle to Catherine, Nancy and James, and to Bruce and David BISH. After a successful career at the General Electric Company, Dad spent many years in sales, then opened his own printing and automotive supply businesses. He served as Elder of the Rexdale Alliance and Owen Sound Alliance Churches for many years and was past President of the Grey Bruce riding of the Conservative Party. He was a dedicated husband and father, instilling his strong Christian values in his children and grandchildren, constantly demonstrating that Christ was his foundation. Dad was a man with a joyful heart. He took great pleasure in every aspect of his life. He always took a vocal stand for what he believed in, both in the Christian and political forums. He fought his battle with cancer for several years, with courage and confidence in God's sovereignty. He left a mark on those he met and an unforgettable impact on those he loved. Visitation will take place on Monday, May 23, 2005 at the Ward Funeral Home, 2035 Weston Road, between 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will take place on Tuesday, May 24, 2005 at 1 o'clock at the Rexdale Alliance Church, 2459 Islington Ave. Interment to follow at Park Lawn Cemetery, Prince Edward Drive and Bloor Street West. Reception to follow at Rexdale Alliance Church. If desired, in lieu of flowers, donations would be appreciated to Alliance University College or to the Credit Valley Hospital's Carlo Fidani Building Fund.

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BISHOP o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-03-10 published
CRABBE, Vera Mabel
At her residence, Elgin Lodge, in Port Elgin, on Tuesday, March 8th, 2005, at the age 85 years, Vera CRABBE. Wife of the late Beverley (Bev) CRABBE. Mother of Carolyn BISHOP, of Baytown, Texas, Brian and his wife, Karen, of Port Elgin and Don, of Richmond Hill. Grandma to Steven BISHOP and his wife, Anne, Jason BISHOP, Lindsay and Lauren CRABBE and Justin and Adam CRABBE. Sister of Marjorie MacLEAN, of Toronto. She is predeceased by her son-in-law, Arthur BISHOP and by her brother, Frank DAY. Friends may call at the W. Kent Milroy Port Elgin Chapel, 510 Mill Street, Port Elgin from 7: 00 to 9:00 p.m. on Friday evening. Funeral service will be conducted in the chapel on Saturday at 11: 00 a.m. with Pastor Bob JOHNSTON officiating. Interment, Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto. Memorial contributions to the Saugeen Memorial Hospital Foundation or the Port Elgin United Church Piano Fund would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Portrait and memorial online at www.milroyfuneralhomes.com
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BISHOP o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-10-11 published
LEMON, Isat Elizabeth (formerly LINN, née BISHOP)
Surrounded by the love of her family, at Central Place in Owen Sound, on Sunday afternoon, October 9th, 2005. Isat Elizabeth LEMON (née BISHOP) of Owen Sound, in her 95th year. Wife of the late Jim LEMON and the late Wm. J. (Bill) LINN. Dear mother of Earl LINN and his wife, Heidi, of Muskoka, Margaret MASSEY and her husband, Jack, of St. Catharines, Lorraine ENNIS and her husband, Bill, of British Columbia, and Dennis LINN and his wife, Wendy, of Woodford. Dear mother-in-law of Ken HODGKINSON, of Iron Bridge. Proud grandmother of eleven grandchildren, twenty-one great-grandchildren and 8 great-great-grandchildren. Isat was predeceased by her parents, Samuel and Louise BISHOP, a daughter, Phyllis HODGKINSON, three brothers, Fred, Gordon and George BISHOP, and a sister, Gertrude DOHERTY. Step-mother of Harold LEMON, and Murray LEMON, and his wife, Shirley, all of Owen Sound. Friends may call at the Brian E. Wood Funeral Home, 250 14th Street West, Owen Sound (376-7492), on Friday from 2: 00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9: 00 p.m. A Funeral Service for Isat Lemon will be held in the Funeral Home Chapel on Saturday, October 15th, 2005 at 11: 00 a.m. with Dr. Adrian NINABER officiating. Interment in Lakeview Cemetery, Meaford. If so desired, the family would appreciate donations to the charity of your choice as your expression of sympathy.
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BISHOP o@ca.on.kent_county.wallaceburg.wallaceburg_courier_press 2005-08-17 published
LAUWEREYS, Mary (née SEYS)
Mary LAUWEREYS a resident of Wallaceburg passed away on Monday, August 8, 2005 at London Health Science Centre "University Campus", in London, at the age of 88 years. She was born in Dover Township and was a daughter of the late Cyriel and Adronia DEMEULENARE) SEYS and resided in the area all of her life. Mary was a member of Our Lady Help of Christians Church in Wallaceburg. Life member of the C.W.L., a member of St. Vincent DePaul Society, the Legion of Mary and was an avid Archer with the CBD Archery Club. Beloved wife of the late Lloyd LAUWEREYS (1990.) Loving mother and mother-in-law of Maurice LAUWEREYS of Wallaceburg, Cyriel and Barbara LAUWEREYS of Wallaceburg, Robert and Sherry LAUWEREYS of Nova Scotia, Albert and Lena LAUWEREYS of Tupperville, Margaret and Barry HANSON of Alberta, Veronica BISHOP of Windsor, Linda JACKSON of Wallaceburg, Janet and Barry CORNELIUS of Wallaceburg and Jeanne and Dick VANDENDOOL of Sombra. Sadly missed by 22 grandchildren, 33 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren. Kind sister of Annie VAN DOMMELEN of Wallaceburg, Margaret COGGHE of Wallaceburg and Jean AARSSEN of Wallaceburg, Albert SEYS of Chatham and Joe SEYS of Ingersoll. Predeceased by a brother Emiel and her sisters Madeline, Bertha, Veronica and Clara. The late Mary LAUWEREYS rested at the Eric F. Nicholls Funeral Home, 639 Elgin Street, Wallaceburg until Thursday, August 11, 2005 when the funeral mass was celebrated from Our Lady Help of Christians Church in Wallaceburg at 10: 30 a.m. with Fr. Greg BONIN, Celebrant. The Pall was placed on the casket by her children. The Pall Bearers were Mike VANDENDOOL, Jay VANDENDOOL, Kevin VANDENDOOL, Eric LAUWEREYS, Mark CLARK and Chad CORNELIUS and the Flower Bearers were Pat TURNER, David COGGHE, John SEYS, Paul SEYS, Michael AARSSEN and John LAUWEREYS. Interment was in Riverview Cemetery, Wallaceburg. As an expression of sympathy donations to Right To Life may be left at the funeral home. As a living memorial a tree will be planted in Nicholls Memorial Forest in memory of Mary LAUWEREYS.

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BISHOP o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-02-08 published
BEATTIE, Kenneth Sproat
It is with deep sadness that the family announces the passing of Kenneth Sproat BEATTIE of Seaforth and formerly of McKillip Twp on Monday, February 7, 2005 at the age of 81 at the Seaforth Community Hospital following a brief illness. Beloved husband of Kathleen Sarah Jane (SHANNON) BEATTIE for 61 years. Loving father of Elaine and Ron LITTLE of Georgetown, Ray and Dianne BEATTIE of Dutton and John BEATTIE of Port Coquitlan, British Columbia. Proud grandfather of Lori and Steven BISHOP, Steve and Kim LITTLE and Tracy LITTLE, all of Georgetown, Kim and Todd ROWSOM of Dutton, Kevin BEATTIE of Ottawa, Kristen BEATTIE of Whistler, British Columbia and Adam and Jonah BEATTIE of Port Coquitlan, British Columbia. Great-grandfather of four. Predeceased by his parents John (Jock) BEATTIE and Laura ROUTLEDGE. Family will receive Friends at the Whitney-Ribey Funeral Home, 87 Goderich Street West, Seaforth on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., where the funeral service will be held on Thursday, February 10 at 2: 00 p.m., Reverend John GOULD will officiate. Interment Maitlandbank Cemetery, Seaforth. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to M.S. Society, Canadian Cancer Society or to a charity of one's choice. Condolences at www.whitneyribeyfuneralhome.com

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BISHOP o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-02-11 published
STEVENS, Mark Alexander
Mark Alexander, a resident of the Southwestern Regional Centre, passed away on Wednesday, February 9, 2005. son of Gertrude (HOYLES) STEVENS and the late F. Lyle STEVENS (1998.) Loved by brother Philip and his wife Joyce of Sarnia, niece Amanda and nephew Andrew. Dear nephew of Rex BISHOP, Kay and Ron CARR, Maxine and Norman ABRAMS all of London, Eileen and John SKIPPER of Chatham and several cousins. Predeceased by two aunts and an uncle. A private visitation will be held at Living Fai th Community Church, 530 Victoria Avenue, Chatham, (Crerar Dr. Entrance) on Saturday, February 12th, 2005, from noon til 1: 00 p.m with a private funeral to follow at 1: 00 p.m. with Reverend Gloria JOSHUA officiating. Contributions to the S.R.C. Auxiliary would be appreciated. Interment in Maple Leaf Cemetery, Chatham. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Bowman Funeral Home, Chatham 352-2390. Online condolences may be left at www.obituarierstoday.com.

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BISHOP o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-02-23 published
HARRIS, William Joseph
William Joseph on Monday, February 21, 2005 at the London Health Sciences Centre (South Street), in his 41st year. Dearly loved son of Betty Elaine (BISHOP) HARRIS of Saint Thomas and the late William M. HARRIS. Loved brother of Judy and her husband Michael BOSSUYT of Saint Thomas, Michael HARRIS of Saint Thomas and Rick HARRIS of Nova Scotia. Loved uncle of Kristen BOSSUYT, Melissa and Justin HARRIS and Rhea and Lindsay HARRIS. Bill was born in London on October 2, 1964. A public memorial service will be held at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin Street, Saint Thomas on Thursday at 1: 00 p.m. Visitation on Thursday from 12-1:00 p.m. Private interment of ashes in Aylmer Cemetery. Remembrances may be made to the Saint Thomas-Elgin General Hospital Foundation.

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BISHOP o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-03-12 published
STEVENS, Gertrude Elizabeth (née HOYLES)
Gertrude Elizabeth (HOYLES) of Wallaceburg and formerly of Chatham, passed away at Fairfield Park, Wallaceburg. Born in Tupperville, 83 years ago, daughter of the late C. Arthur HOYLES and Bertha May (WHITMARSH.) Predeceased by her beloved husband F. Lyle STEVENS (1998) and her dear son Mark Alexander STEVENS (February 2005.) Surviving are a loving son Philip L. STEVENS and his wife Joyce of Sarnia, her cherished grandchildren Amanda and Andrew. Fond sister of Eileen and her husband John SKIPPER of Chatham. Sister in law of Rex BISHOP, Kay and Ronald CARR, Maxine and Norman ABRAMS all of London. Lovingly remembered by several close nieces and nephews. Gertrude is also predeceased by her sister and brother in law, Dorothy (HOYLES) and Elwood BIRD of Sombra and sister in law, Gwen BISHOP of London.
Gertrude was a member of the United Church Women of St. Andrew's Church and Past Matron of the Blue Bell Chapter Order of the Eastern Star No. 145, Chatham. Family and Friends will be received at the Bowman Funeral Home, 4 Victoria Avenue, Chatham (519-352-2390) for visitation on Sunday, March 13, from 2-4 and 7-9 and where the funeral service will be conducted on Monday March 14, 2005 at 1: 30 p.m. with Reverend Michael BROOKS of St. Andrew's United Church officiating. Interment at Maple Leaf Cemetery, Chatham. Contributions to the Arthritis Society would be appreciated. Members of the Blue Bell Chapter 145, Order of the Eastern Star will conduct a memorial service at the funeral home on Sunday at 3: 30pm. Online condolences may be made at www.obituariestoday.com

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BISHOP o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-04-11 published
BAKER, Glen " Shorty"
Peacefully, at South Huron Hospital, Exeter, on Saturday, April 9, 2005, Glen "Shorty" BAKER of Dashwood, age 92. Beloved husband of Arnetta Pauline (EVELAND) BAKER of Queensway Nursing Home, Hensall. Loved father and father-in-law of Barry and Barb BAKER of R.R.#1, Vienna, Dale and Connie BAKER and Bryan BAKER all of London, Donna and Bill BISHOP of Turkey Point. Also loved by his grandchildren and greatgrandchildren. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Bob BAKER, Bill and Marg BAKER, John and Jan BAKER, Meade and Dorothy BAKER, Wanda and Adam WILSON, Betty GRENIER, Irene TINDALL, Clara and Bill BROWN, Glady and Grant McGREGOR, Bridgette BAKER, Greta BAKER, Frances GIBSON and Norm EVELAND. Remembered by his many nieces, nephews and their families. Predeceased by his son Glenn BAKER, brothers Bruce, Austin and Murray BAKER, stillborn sibling twins and parents Robert and Clara (MEADE) BAKER. Resting at T. Harry Hoffman and Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood with visitation on Tuesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday, April 13, 2005, at 11 a.m. Pastor John TREMBULAK officiating. Interment Exeter Cemetery. If desired, memorials to charity of choice would be appreciated by the family. Condolences at www.hoffmanfuneralhome.com.

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BISHOP o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-04-21 published
DEVRIESE, Marshall " Dick"
Marshall "Dick" DEVRIESE, a resident of Wallaceburg, passed away at the Sydenham Campus on Wednesday, April 20, 2005 at the age of 93. Beloved husband of the late Winnie (WESTON) 1995. Loving father of Garry and Joan DEVRIESE of Novi, Michigan, Arlene and Vern BISHOP of Chatham, Kathi and Larry JANSSENS of Wallaceburg, and Richard and Veronica DEVRIESE of Brampton. Grandfather of 14 and greatgrandfather of 16. Brother of Rachel OFFNER of Michigan and the late Albert, Maurice, Syril and Suzanne DEVRIESE, Leontine DEWOLFE and Mary SMITH. son of the late Deserderius and Marie (PLANCKE) DEVRIESE. The family will receive relatives and Friends at the Haycock-Cavanagh Funeral Home, 409 Nelson Street (at Elgin), in Wallaceburg from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Friday. Parish Prayers will be at 7 o'clock. The funeral mass will be celebrated by Father John JASICA at 10: 30 a.m. on Saturday, April 23, 2005 at Our Lady Help of Christians Church. A time of fellowship and refreshment at the Cavanagh Funeral Reception Centre will follow the interment at Riverview Cemetery. If desired, remembrances to the Sydenham Hospital Ladies Auxiliary or the Canadian Cancer Society may be left at the funeral home, 519-627-3231.

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BISHOP o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-04-22 published
SEYS- DESCHAMPS, Cornelia Virginia "Nelly" (née DEKEYSER)
Cornelia Virginia "Nelly", surrounded by her loving family, passed away peacefully on April 20, 2005 after a valiant long struggle of deteriorating health and dementia. Nelly was born, the oldest child, on September 10, 1915 in Stekene, Belgium. At 12 years of age she immigrated to Canada, crossing the Atlantic with her mother, and 3 young sisters to join their father who arrived a year earlier. On January 11, 1931 she married Emiel R. SEYS (predeceased 1980.) They had 7 children: Omer (Lee) SEYS, Arthur (MaryAnne) SEYS, Marjory (Alan) BISHOP, Maurice (Betty) SEYS, John (Linda) SEYS, Sylvia (John) DICKSON/DIXON, and Betty SEYS. Nelly and Emiel worked a family farm together for 50 years in R.R.#3, Wallaceburg until Emiels' death in 1980.
Nelly will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and devoted friend to many. She knew how to live life to its' fullest, working her large garden, making preserves and canning fruit. Her work ethic was an inspiration to all that knew her. Nelly will also be remembered for her deep catholic faith as a former member of the Catholic Women's League. She was famous for her raisin bread baked for bazaars. For several years, Nelly was a member of the hospital auxiliary and a volunteer for the meals on wheels program, giving freely of her time to help others. To the end, Nelly was an example of her acceptance of her deteriorating health with no complaints and was a true inspiration of courage! Survived by her second husband George DESCHAMPS. She will be sadly missed by her 7 children and spouses, 16 grandchildren, 28 greatgrandchildren, 5 great-great grandchildren, sister Adrienne MODDE. Predeceased by her mother and father (Marie and Hippolet DEKEYSER,) sister Henrietta in 1992, sister Irene in 1990 and granddaughter Theresa in 1980. The family would like to thank Dr. MAYO and the nurses and staff at Fairfield Park for their ongoing commitment to Nelly's care and well being since 1997. Friends will be received at the Eric F. Nicholls Funeral Home, 639 Elgin St. Wallaceburg, on Friday, April 22, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, April 23, 2005 from Our Lady Help of Christians Church in Wallaceburg at 1: 30 p.m. Prayers will be offered at the funeral home Friday at 7: 30 p.m. Interment in Riverview Cemetery, Wallaceburg. In Lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the charity of your choice.

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BISHOP o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-05-09 published
DOUGHTY, Laird (1938-2005)
Suddenly and unexpectedly at Versa Care, St. Catharines on Friday, May 6, 2005. He is at peace with his beloved wife Dona (1998). Dearest father of Stevan and his wife Lynn. He will be sadly missed by his grandchildren Andrew and Stephanie. He will be greatly missed by his sister Donna (John) SWINTON and their children Mary Anne (Mac) BISHOP, Elizabeth (Lloyd) DE GROW and their son Johnathon, David (Laurie) SWINTON and their daughter Grace and brother-in-law of Robert (Wendy) JURY, Joanne (the late Jim) GORMLEY, and Sandra DARTE and their families. Laird will be sadly missed by his special friend Pat in North Carolina. He is predeceased by his sister Shirley Anne (1937) and sister-in-law Sharon (1985).
Laird should be remembered for his kind and caring service as a funeral director in both St. Catharines and in London, Ontario, and for his community involvement with the Lions Club, Royal Canadian Legion, Fort Erie Young Men's Christian Association, The Wheelmen Bicycle Club, the Historical Automobile Society of Canada and the Port Dalhousie Yacht Club. Cremation has taken place. Memorial visitation will be held at the Niagara St. Chapel of Butler Funeral Home, 424 Niagara Street, (south of Scott) on Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday from 2: 30 until Service time at 3: 30 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Alzheimers Society would be appreciated. Butler (905-646-6322).

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BISHOP o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-05-25 published
BISHOP, Reginald Harold " Rex"
Peacefully at Chelsey Park Retirement Community on Sunday, May 22nd, 2005 Reginald Harold "Rex" BISHOP of London in his 99th year. Beloved husband of the late Gwen (STEVENS) BISHOP. Dear godfather of Barbara PFILE and her husband Dale of Kilworth. Dear brother-in-law of Kay CARR and her husband Ronald and Maxine ABRAMS and her husband Norman all of London. Loving uncle of Carol-Lee ABRAMS, Shirley SMITH and her husband Gerry all of London, Philip STEVENS and his wife Joyce of Sarnia and John ABRAMS and his wife Anne of Hamilton. Also loved by his great nieces, great nephews, his great great nieces and great great nephews. Predeceased by his brother-in-law Lyle STEVENS, his wife Gertrude and their son Mark.
Rex was born in Surrey, England and came to Canada in 1926, graduated from McGill University, Montreal and then worked for Massey Harris in London. Rex married in 1933 and returned to England to serve with the Royal Air Force during World War 2 as an aircraft mechanism instructor. Returning to Canada in 1955 he worked for 20 years with the Upper Thames River Conservation Authority as Park Superintendent. He was largely responsible for developing Pioneer Village, Fanshawe Golf Course and the areas of Fanshawe Trailer Park and the Cricket, Yacht, Rowing and Archery Clubs. Rex was an avid curler and former President of the London Curling Club, golfed frequently at the Thames Valley Golf Club, lawn bowled with his wife Gwen at the Thistle Club and was an honourary member of Middlesex Kiwanis Club. He retained a professional interest in gardening and landscaping in the London area until well into his 90's. Friends will be received by the family from 2 to 4 and 7 to 8 p.m. Friday at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London and 1 hour prior to the complete funeral service which will be conducted in the chapel on Saturday, May 28th, 2005 at 1: 30 p.m. with Reverend Robert STRACHAN officiating. Interment of cremated remains in Woodland Cemetery, London. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Kiwanis Club of Middlesex Bequest and Endowment Fund, 78 Riverside Drive, London, Ontario N6H 1B4. (Online condolences accepted at www.amgeorgefh.on.ca)

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BISHOP o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-05-27 published
BRANDON, Bill
At Bluewater Health - C.E.E. Site, Petrolia, on Thursday, May 26, 2005, Bill BRANDON of R.R.#3, Oil Springs, in his 80th year. Beloved husband of nearly 60 years to Mavis (née BROADBENT.) Dear father of Sharon and Garry BISHOP of Komoka, Larry and Rhonda BRANDON of Oil Springs and Karen and Larry HART of Oil Springs. Dear grandfather of Elaine and Mike BLYTH, Tim BRANDON, Michelle and Roy COPE and Josh GATECLIFF. Dear great grandfather of BRANDON and Bill BLYTHE, Samantha COPE and the late Jorrdan COPE (2001.) Bill was predeceased by his brothers, Harold and Marion BRANDON and Lawrence BRANDON and sisters, Irene and Ralph BROCK and Beatrice and Beatrice and Harold BAILEY.
Bill was the former partner of 3B's Construction and former owner of W.A. (Bill) Brandon Construction. Bill served his country during World War 2, overseas with the Royal Canadian Army. Visitors will be received on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Needham-Jay Funeral Home, Petrolia, where the funeral service will be held on Saturday, May 28, 2005 at 11: 00 a.m. with Rev. Mark PERRY of Oil City United Church officiating. Private interment of cremated remains in Oil City Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the C.E.E. Hospital Foundation. Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.needhamjay.com

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BISHOP o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-06-16 published
GARROD, A. Keith
A. Keith of Sparta, on Wednesday, June 15, 2005, at the Saint Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, surrounded by his loving family in his 75th year. Dearly loved husband of over 51 years of Donna (WETHERELT) GARROD and loved father of Jeff (Mary Catherine) GARROD of Sparta, Mike (Kelly) GARROD of Aylmer, Dianne BISHOP of Leamington, Valerie HESSER (Murray BALE) of Belmont and Kim POST (Jason) of Woodland Beach. Loved grandfather of Tyler, Ashley, Jonathan, Megan, Erin, Sabrina, Curtis, Kathryn, Jacalyn, Michelle, Jennifer, Xavier and Quade. Dear brother of Robert (Louise) GARROD of Baysville and Audrey (Lloyd) BOSTWICK of British Columbia. Predeceased by a brother Harold GARROD and a sister Marie SHARP. Sadly missed by a number of nieces and nephews.
Keith was born in Malahide Township on November 1, 1930, the son of the late George and Vera (LOOP) GARROD. He was retired from Ford Motor Company of Canada (Talbotville), was a member of Sparta United Church, the Sparta United Church Trustees and the Sparta Cemetery Board. He enjoyed camping, traveling, gardening and placed first with his gladiolas at the Aylmer Fair. Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin Street, Saint Thomas until Saturday afternoon and then to the Sparta United Church where funeral service will be held at 1: 00 p.m. Interment to follow at Sparta Cemetery. Visitation Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Remembrances may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Sparta United Church Memorials Fund or the charity of choice.

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BISHOP o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-06-30 published
ABRAMS, Norman A.H.
At London Health Sciences Centre, University Hospital, surrounded by his loving family, on Wednesday, June 29, 2005. Norman A.H. ABRAMS of London in his 80th year. Beloved and loving husband of Maxine (STEVENS) ABRAMS. Dearly loved father of Carol-Lee ABRAMS of London, John ABRAMS and his wife Anne of Hamilton and Shirley SMITH and her husband Gerry of London. Loving grandpa of Nicholas, Joseph, Jamila and Lindiwe ABRAMS. Dear brother-in-law of Kay and Ron CARR of London, the late Rex and Gwen BISHOP and the late Lyle and Gertrude STEVENS. Dear uncle of Barbara PFILE and her husband Dale of London, Philip and Joyce STEVENS of Sarnia and the late Mark STEVENS, as well as many great nieces and nephews and great-great nieces and nephews. Missed by many cousins and their families in England. Friends will be received by the family from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday and 11 to 12 noon on Saturday at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London where the funeral service will be conducted in the chapel on Saturday July 2nd at 12 noon. Cremation with interment of cremated remains in Woodland Cemetery, London. As an expression of sympathy memorial donations may be made to the Lung Association, 480 Egerton Street, London, Ontario N5W 3Z6 or the London Humane Society, 624 Clarke Road, London, Ontario N5V 3K5. On line condolences accepted at www.amgeorgefh.on.ca

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BISHOP o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-08-29 published
PARNEY, Clifford Grover
A resident of Ridgetown, Clifford Grover PARNEY passed away at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, Chatham, on Friday, August 26, 2005 at the age of 88 years. Born in Howard Township, son of the late Frank and Pearl (SMITH) PARNEY. Beloved husband of the late Norma A. (BETTS) PARNEY (2002.) Dear father of Laraine and her husband Ian OSBORNE of Hamilton and the late Larry PARNEY (1984.) Grandfather of Cathy BISHOP of Dundas, Doug OSBORNE and Sue TREGURTHA of Christchurch, New Zealand and Jo Anna GROMADZKI and her husband Jacek of Boston, Massachusetts. Great grandfather of Andrew and Colleen BISHOP. Brother of Jean and Jack THOMAS of Windsor, Helen and Bill BRIEN of Ridgetown and the late Warren PARNEY (1974.) Also surviving is a former sister-in-law Rita SMITH and her husband Wray. The PARNEY family will receive Friends at the McKinlay Funeral Home, 76 Main Street East, Ridgetown on Monday, August 29, 2005 from 11: 30 until service time. Funeral Service at the Funeral Home at 1: 30 p.m. with Reverend Dwight HOLDITCH officiating. Interment of cremated remains at Greenwood Cemetery, Ridgetown at a later date. Donations made by cheque to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation or Mt. Zion Presbyterian Church are appreciated. Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com.

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BISHOP o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-09-12 published
BISHOP, Adeline Mary May (HERD)
93 years on Wednesday, September 7, 2005 at the Leamington Nursing Home. Beloved wife of the late John (1992). Dear mother of Sharon and her husband Jim BALES of Columbus, Ohio. Loving grandmother of Scott BALES of Columbus, Ohio and Andrea and her husband Jamie BURCH of Garner, North Carolina. Dear great grandmother of Delaney Ann. Also survived by a sister-in-law Dorothy BISHOP of Truro, Nova Scotia. Adeline was a seamstress, and was very active in her church as a soloist, member of the choir, the United Church Women, and London Women's Club. She also enjoyed playing the piano and organ. A funeral service was held at the Hammond Funeral Home, 318 Erie Street South, Leamington (326-8423) on Saturday September 10, 2005 with Pastor John STEWARD/STEWART/STUART officiating. Cremation to follow. Memorial donations made by cheque to Habitat for Humanity or the Canadian Red Cross (Katrina Relief Fund) would be appreciated.

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BISHOP o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-10-08 published
CLEMENTS, Orville " Orv" Alexander
Peacefully surrounded by the love of his family and Friends at London Health Sciences Centre, Victoria Hospital, on Friday, October 7th, 2005, Orville "Orv" Alexander CLEMENTS of London. Beloved husband of Lynn (TAILOR/TAYLOR) CLEMENTS. Dear father of Jeanette SANDERSON (Brian), Valerie CLEMENTS (Avrim), Murray CLEMENTS (Felice,) Carolyn THOMAS (Dave,) Lisa SCHUMACHER (Rob,) Sandra LAMONT (Scott,) and Scott MORASH (Shari.) Loving grandfather of 15 grandchildren. Brother of Fern WATTS, Jean BAKER, Bernice HAYES, and Elsie BISHOP, and brother-in-law of Reverend Ken TAILOR/TAYLOR. Predeceased by his sister Isabelle FERGUSON. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 2: 00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. at the Westview Funeral Chapel, 709 Wonderland Road North, where the funeral service will be conducted on Monday, October 10th, 2005 at 11: 00 a.m Private family interment at Saint Anne's Cemetery, Byron. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Orv are asked to consider the Shriners Hospital for Children. A Masonic Service under the Auspices of Ashlar Lodge #610 will be conducted in the funeral home on Sunday at 7: 00 p.m.

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BISHOP o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-05-14 published
Brereton GREENHOUS, Historian 1929-2005
Ottawa academic raised Canadian hackles with a controversial book that showed First World War ace Billy BISHOP 'was a very brave man who was also a very bold liar'
By Ron CSILLAG, Special to The Globe and Mail, Saturday, May 14, 2005, Page S9
If Brereton "Ben" GREENHOUS loved a good rhubarb, as his Friends and colleagues attest, he got a big one three years ago when he was accused of smearing a Canadian icon.
Trouble was, this was no half-baked, armchair history by a revisionist quack, but a meticulously researched 232-page work by a professional historian that concluded that Canadian First World War flying ace and virtual household name Billy BISHOP was a fraud, a calculating and "mighty" liar, and wholly undeserving of the British Empire's highest military decoration, the Victoria Cross.
Through 25 years as an historian at the directorate of history in the Department of National Defence, Mr. GREENHOUS authored and co-authored many popular and professional works, ranging from regimental histories, chronicles of the battles at Dieppe and Vimy, Canada's contributions to the Second World War, and official histories of Canada's air force.
But it was his 2002 book, The Making of Billy Bishop, for which he will be chiefly remembered by many, and reviled by some. Expanding on a monograph in the prestigious Canadian Historical Review titled "The Sad Case of Billy Bishop, V.C.," which he had written more than a decade earlier, Mr. GREENHOUS accused Mr. BISHOP of exaggerations, fibs and flat-out lies, claiming that only 27 of the storied airman's 72 victory claims withstood close scrutiny. Mr. BISHOP's "was still a very impressive performance," he wrote, "but nothing like the great hero he was made out to be."
For many Canadians, the book was an outrageous reprise of the 1983 film by Paul Cowan, The Kid Who Couldn't Mississippi, which sparked an inconclusive Senate investigation.
For Mr. GREENHOUS, ground zero was June 2, 1917. Mr. BISHOP, a 23-year-old captain in the Royal Flying Corps already credited with 22 aerial wins, took off from northwest France at dawn in his single-seater Nieuport 17, intending to strike a German aerodrome, solo. His most famous exploit had it that he shot down three enemy aircraft, two just as they were taking off. The audacious pilot sustained return fire, beat a hasty departure below four enemy scout aircraft, and landed an hour later, his own plane in tatters.
Two months of investigations later, King George V presented Mr. BISHOP with the Victoria Cross at Buckingham Palace. He was one of just three Canadian World War I pilots to be awarded the coveted Victoria Cross, and it was the only one bestowed in the absence of eyewitness testimony.
For Mr. GREENHOUS, there was one big problem: The mission never happened. He cited, among many things, a lack of German records and eyewitnesses, Mr. BISHOP's own combat report on the raid (in which he was unable to identify the location of the airfield) and the fact that the young pilot had a checkered past. After all, he acknowledged in his autobiography that he had cheated on his exams at the Royal Military College. Besides which, Mr. GREENHOUS pointed out, that on the day Mr. BISHOP claimed to have engaged the Red Baron in a dogfight, Richthofen had just scored his 50th win and was grounded pending personal kudos from the Kaiser.
As for the damage to Mr. BISHOP's fighter, Mr. GREENHOUS strongly suggested that the pilot touched down in France soon after taking off, and sprayed his own plane with bullets to substantiate his story. Fellow historians, already piqued by the other accusations, had a field day with this one, asking what kind of sane pilot would deliberately weaken an already structurally flawed aircraft, and noting that it would have taken two people to restart the plane: one in the cockpit and the other to swing the propeller.
" 'I say, Pierre, would you mind coming over here and pulling my prop after I have shot up my aircraft?' I don't think so," sniffed Lt.-Col. David BASHOW, a fighter pilot and assistant professor of history at the Royal Military College who dismissed Mr. GREENHOUS's book in these pages as "frankly mean-spirited, full of unsubstantiated conclusions and heavy with innuendo."
Col. BASHOW declined to comment for this article, conceding that while Mr. GREENHOUS raised awareness of Mr. BISHOP, there was a "fundamental disconnect" between the two historians.
Through thick and thin, Mr. GREENHOUS stood his ground. "Mr. BISHOP was a very brave man who was also a very bold liar and he made up most of his claims, including his famous Victoria Cross raid," he said in a 2002 interview. "His superiors were trying to build a hero in order to match [the German pilot] Von Richthofen, the Red Baron, and so they encouraged him to exaggerate his claims."
Headlines blazed, Canadians were aghast that a national treasure could be so besmirched, and military historians scrambled to rebut. Veterans said they felt like they'd been kicked in the gut. How convenient for Mr. GREENHOUS, many of them snipped, that voices from the Great War, including those who had flown with Mr. BISHOP, had been all but silenced by mortality.
Mr. GREENHOUS, a large bear of a man who disarmed many with his gentle manner and soft British accent, never shrank from the controversy, even amid calls for his federally-funded head. "Ben loved to start a good fight and he was never one to tolerate political correctness," chuckled Hugh HALLIDAY, a historian who co-wrote a short history of Canada's air force with Mr. GREENHOUS. "As many of us do as we get older, we have an increasing intolerance for bullshit. And Ben could sniff it out."
Mr. GREENHOUS was a "very sound" historian but was "off the mark in one respect," Mr. HALLIDAY conceded: He tried to prove a negative. Even so, while "there is no proof" that Billy BISHOP pulled off his raid, there is also none that he didn't.
Mr. GREENHOUS came to history relatively late in life, having studied at Carleton and Queen's universities in his late 30s. He arrived in Canada en route to New Zealand but was waylaid in Ottawa after meeting his future wife. He never left, save for two years of doctoral study in Dublin.
That was after a youth filled with travel and adventure. Too young to serve in the Second World War, he was drafted into the British army in 1947 and worked in an intelligence unit in Austria during the Cold War.
He made his way to the then-British colony of Malaya to manage a rubber plantation, and later served as a peace officer and liaison between the national police force and the British Army during the Malaya Emergency, a 12-year-long Communist insurgency.
On his return to Britain, Mr. GREENHOUS preferred an unconventional mode of travel: He walked across Afghanistan with a caravan. Back home, he fished for lobster, with little success.
In the end, most military historians remained unconvinced but some came to an entente with Mr. GREENHOUS's theory about Billy BISHOP: The lack of information to prove Mr. BISHOP's claims was the same lack of evidence that supported Mr. GREENHOUS's thesis.
"We had a difference of opinion," said Steven DIETER, a graduate student at the Royal Military College and former historian at the Billy Bishop Heritage Museum in the flyer's native Owen Sound, Ontario "But that's part of being an historian. You put it out there for public scrutiny, and he was unafraid to do that."
For many, it was a shame it took such acrimony to focus attention on a Canadian hero.
Brereton GREENHOUS was born June 12, 1929 in Bishop's Castle, Shropshire, England, and died in Arnprior, Ontario on March 31, 2005 of liver cancer. He was 75. He leaves his wife and one son, Carl, a professional hockey player and coach in England.

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BISHOP o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-07-13 published
MILLS, George
At home, on Thursday, July 7, 2005. Dear brother of Harry, and Fred and his wife Lenore. Loving uncle of Kate BISHOP, Janet RONSKY, and Bruce MILLS. Private family services have taken place.

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BISHOP o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-07-28 published
CLARKE, John Alfred Gibson
Peacefully at the P.R.H.C., Hospital Dr. site on Tuesday, July 26, 2005 in his 84th year. son of the late John CLARKE of the Gaspé, Quebec and Gladys CAYLEY of Toronto. Predeceased by his wife Anna, with whom he spent many happy years at their home "Crooked House" on Clear Lake, and by his step-brother Hugh CAYLEY Jr. of Toronto. Survived by his sons Michael Hugh (Diane) of Barrie and Peter Lampman (Arletta) of Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, daughter Jennifer of Ottawa and grand_son Matthew Alexander of Bradford. Also survived by his step-father Hugh Cartwright CAYLEY of Toronto and his step-children Shelley, Martin and Jenny COUTLEY and Robert CURTIN. A funeral service will be held at the Hendren Funeral Home, Lakefield, on Saturday, July 30, 2005 at 11: 00 a.m. Reverend Peter BISHOP officiating. Visitation one hour prior to service. Cremation to follow. Memorial donations may be made to P.R.H.C. Foundation as expressions of sympathy. Friends may send condolences or make donations at www.hendrenfuneralhome.com. The family wish to express their gratitude for the great kindness shown by Dr. SENIOR, the staff at Lakefield Extendicare and the nurses at P.R.H.C.

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BISHOP o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-08-08 published
CLARK, Ruth Bishop (née COSMAN)
Passed away on Friday, August 5, 2005 at the North York General Hospital at the age of 87. Mrs. CLARK was born in Saint John, New Brunswick on November 5, 1917 to the late Frank Jordan COSMAN and Blanche Leona BISHOP. Beloved wife of the late Edward Bowman CLARK. Survived by her children Anne Clark PALMER of New Canaan, Connecticut and Peter CLARK of Toronto and by her son-in-law Howard PALMER and daughter-in-law Joyce CLARK. She leaves seven grandchildren: Catherine (Scott) TUCKER of Greenwich, Connecticut Ian (Chelsea) PALMER of New York City; David (Lindsey) of Norwalk, Connecticut; Ted (Angela,) Stephen, Andrew and Adam CLARK of Toronto; and great-grandchildren Baye and Zachary CLARK and Matthew and Melissa TUCKER. The family will receive Friends at the Humphrey Funeral Home - A.W. Miles Chapel, 1403 Bayview Avenue (south of Eglinton Avenue East), from 2-3 p.m. on Wednesday, August 10th. A celebration of Mrs. CLARK's life will follow at 3 p.m. The family requests that donations be made to The Lung Association, 150 Laird Drive, Suite #202, Toronto, Ontario M4G 3V7 in lieu of floral tributes.

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BISHOP o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-08-27 published
Tom PASHBY, Ophthalmologist (1915-2005)
In 1959, appalled by a hockey injury to his son, he campaigned relentlessly for the adoption of protective devices. Today, young players across Canada owe him their health, their eyesight and, in some cases, even their lives
By Tom HAWTHORN, Special to The Globe and Mail, Saturday, August 27, 2005, Page S9
At a Saturday morning hockey game in 1959, 13-year-old defenceman Bill PASHBY was carrying the puck when checked from behind by an opponent. The boy fell awkwardly, striking his bare head on the ice at Leaside Arena in Toronto. He suffered a severe concussion and a broken collarbone; he also swallowed his tongue, and was saved from suffocation by the quick action of a doctor in the stands.
Bill awoke briefly in a speeding ambulance, still dressed in his hockey gear. One of the first to arrive at his bedside at the Hospital for Sick Children was his father, Tom PASHBY, an ophthalmologist on staff.
The young defenceman survived the injury and, today, William T. PASHBY is a partner in the Toronto law office of Borden Ladner Gervais. Yet, the terrible morning during which his eldest son was unconscious so disturbed his father as to change his life. The close call led to a lifelong search for a means to halt such potentially catastrophic injuries. Dr. PASHBY's quest became a campaign and, eventually, a crusade.
Over the years, he overcame hockey's macho posturing, as helmets and visors became as much a part of a player's equipment as skates and a stick. Generations of hockey players, from professionals in the National Hockey League to weekend warriors playing pickup, owe their health, their eyesight and, in some cases, their lives to his unwavering advocacy.
Dr. PASHBY won many awards during his career, including an Order of Canada and induction into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame. He always said his greatest satisfaction came from annual statistics, as helmets and visors prevented young hockey players from losing eyes to high sticks and stray pucks.
Thomas Joseph PASHBY was the son of a butcher who traced his ancestry to Yorkshire. The only child of Norman and Florence PASHBY attended Frankland Public School and Riverdale Collegiate Institute in east-end Toronto. After school and on weekends, he made deliveries by bicycle for his father's butcher shop. The job kept him in shape for hockey, football and baseball, sports in which he participated with more enthusiasm than skill.
At a tea dance at Riverdale, he met Helen CHRISTIE, daughter of the neighbourhood doctor. They would wed in 1941, by which time Dr. PASHBY had graduated with a medical degree from the University of Toronto.
As a squadron leader in the Royal Canadian Air Force, he spent the war years in domestic postings, conducting eye tests while also being involved in recruitment campaigns, according to his son. While in uniform, he became interested in eye injuries and diseases, and that became his specialty in the years following the war.
The Toronto Maple Leafs asked him to treat National Hockey League players, including captain George Armstrong and Tom Johnson of the visiting Montreal Canadiens. The doctor befriended many of his patients.
On most Saturday mornings, he could be found at Leaside Arena, where he coached and managed hockey teams for 40 seasons. In the days when players of every age skated with bare faces and heads, Dr. PASHBY's nimble fingers were often called on to stitch a patient or two at the bench.
He played a similar role at the annual peewee hockey tournament at Quebec City. At one tournament, he bought skates for a child whose parents were too poor to replace his broken pair. The boy went on to an National Hockey League career.
Dr. PASHBY was on duty at the hospital when his son was injured in 1959. He decided he would not allow his boys to play without headgear. "No one wore helmets then," he told the Medical Post in 1999.
"I was doing work with the Toronto Maple Leafs at the time and Bert Olmstead, a left winger, said that you couldn't get any helmets around here that are any good and offered to get me one from Sweden.
"My younger son Bob wore that helmet. At first, he didn't want to go on the ice with it. I said, 'You wear that helmet or you don't play.' Bob PASHBY, who would later join his father as an ophthalmologist, is believed to have been the first player in the Toronto Hockey League to have worn a helmet. The primitive headgear, jokingly called a "white eggshell," is now part of the Hockey Hall of Fame's collection.
While his advocacy now seems so commonsensical as to be inevitable, Dr. PASHBY faced a long battle to change the culture of a sport that regarded the wearing of helmets as a manifestation of sissiness. His son's initial reluctance was shared by other players even as most parents accepted the change. By 1965, the Canadian Amateur Hockey Association (now Hockey Canada) made the wearing of helmets mandatory.
Dr. PASHBY, meanwhile, worked with the Canadian Standards Association to develop safe and affordable headgear. Over the decades, the doctor's campaigns went from helmets to visors to neck guards. He also argued for an end to checking from behind as well as to checks to the head, a rule change adopted by Hockey Canada three years ago to reduce the number of concussions.
In 1972, on his own initiative, Dr. PASHBY embarked on a survey of all 700 of the nation's ophthalmologists. In the 1974-75 season, before face masks became mandatory, 258 eye injuries were suffered, including 43 blindings. The average age of the victim was 14. "The injuries are shocking, alarming and generally unnecessary," Dr. PASHBY said at the time.
By the 2001-02 season, only four eye injuries were reported, including two blindings.
According to the Canada Safety Council, 311 eyes have been blinded since Dr. PASHBY's first survey in 1972. Not a single one of those was suffered by a player wearing an approved full-face protector.
His untiring dedication to sports safety earned him numerous awards from sporting and medical bodies. As well, the Ontario Women's Hockey Association has named its trainer-of-the-year award after him.
Dr. PASHBY was a long-time teacher in the medical faculty at the University of Toronto, winning the ophthalmology department's Jack Crawford Teaching Award in 1992. (His youngest son won the same award four years later.) He was awarded an honorary degree by the University of Waterloo in 1996.
Dr. PASHBY was named a member of the Order of Canada in 1981. He was inducted into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame in 2000.
The Toronto hall also provides a permanent home for the Dr. Tom Pashby Sports Safety Award, a trophy honouring "outstanding contributions toward the prevention of catastrophic injuries in sports and recreational activities." The award comes with a $10,000 prize.
Patrick BISHOP, a Waterloo professor and amateur hockey coach, was the inaugural winner last year for his work on impact biomechanics. This year's winner is Karen JOHNSTON, a McGill University neurosurgeon who researches concussions.
Dr. PASHBY retired from medical practice five years ago at 85, although he remained an active crusader until last month.
Tom PASHBY was born on March 23, 1915, in Toronto. He died at his Toronto home on Wednesday. He was 90. He leaves a daughter, two sons, six grandchildren and a great granddaughter. He was predeceased by his wife of 61 years, Helen, who died in 2003. The family has requested that donations be made to the Dr. Tom Pashby Sports Safety Fund, a charity founded in 1990.

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BISHOP o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-08-27 published
TUCKER, Barbara (formerly PATTILLO)
Died peacefully at her home in Guelph on Tuesday, August 23, 2005, at the age of 78 years. Wife of Tom TUCKER and the late David M. PATTILLO (1972.) Dear mother of Beth PATTILLO (Andrew BISHOP) of Greenwich, Nova Scotia, Caroline WHALEN (Gerry) of Brighton, Margaret PATTILLO (Brian MAYNARD) of Dundas, Hugh PATTILLO (Dale BARKER- PATTILLO) of Cochrane, Alberta, and Paul TUCKER (Kerry CABELDU) of Guelph. Dear grandmother of Alyson, David, Barberie (Sean), Ailise, Megan, Merryn, Adria, Jaden, Braden and Jacob. Great grandmother of Arienne and Alexandra. Predeceased by her brother John KELSALL. Barb's was a well lived life, full of family, Friends and pets. 'She' and her beloved Tom shared a joy of music, nature, reading and English travel. Joan and Royce TAILOR/TAYLOR, Agnes GELB, Eve CURTIS, Barb LINDSAY and the Elstons were their closest Friends and frequent companions on their many escapades. Her professional and personal accomplishments were numerous. Barb was a member of the Ontario Dietetic Association, Dietitians of Canada as well as several nature conservancies. Cremation and a private family service and inurnment have taken place. Memorial contributions to the Canadian Cancer Society Wellington County Unit or to the Federation of Ontario Naturalists Natures Reserves Fund would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to Gilchrist Chapel, McIntyre and Wilkie Funeral Home, 1 Delhi Street, Guelph, Ontario 519-824-0031. We invite you to leave your memories and donations online at: www.gilchristchapel.com
Barbara will be deeply missed by all.

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BISHOP o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-09-22 published
STENSON, Herbert Ross
Peacefully, on Friday, September 16, 2005, Ross STENSON, aged 95, at Kensington Gardens, Toronto. Ross was predeceased by his "bonnie" wife Jean STENSON (née WILLARD,) his partner, Catherine DUBOIS, and two of his beloved children, Willard Ross STENSON and Lynda CUSHING. He is survived by his dear sister, Verna STENSON of Montreal, and loving daughters Gail CARSON and Gloria BISHOP. Ross was the fond "Patron" of nine grandchildren: Allison BISHOP and Leith BISHOP (Glen WATSON); Dorothy CARSON (Rob CRABTREE), Melissa CARSON and Brennan CARSON (Sue); Stephan STENSON; and Ross CUSHING (Jen), Blake CUSHING (Holly), and Nicholas CUSHING. His nine great-grandchildren Shea and Trevor BISHOP- DUFFY, Hayley BISHOP, John, Megan and Blake CARSON, Duncan, Justin and Miranda CRABTREE gave him particular pleasure in his final years. A memorial service will be held in his beloved Montreal on October 6, when he will be remembered for his great integrity, fine piano-playing and bad puns.

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BISHOP o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-01 published
BISHOP, Albert Edward " Ed"
(Veteran World War 2, British Navy). Passed away, at Trillium Health Centre, Mississauga, on Friday, December 31, 2004, at the age of 82. Beloved husband for 35 years of Ena. Dear father of Heather HADDON (Michael) of Bradford, Howard (Karen) of Mississauga, and Heidi (Frank) of Sydney, Nova Scotia. Loving poppy of Emily, Tabatha, and Kassandra. Ed is survived by his brother Wilfred (Florence) of Nanaimo, British Columbia, and by his sister-in-law Helen HOPPER and family. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter "Peel" Chapel, 2180 Hurontario Street, Mississauga (Hwy. 10, North of Queen Elizabeth Way), from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Monday. Funeral Service in the Chapel on Tuesday, January 4, 2005 at 1 p.m. Cremation to follow. For those who wish, donations may be made to the Trillium Health Centre Foundation - Oncology or to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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BISHOP o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-04 published
BISHOP, Anna (née LAWLOR)
Peacefully on Monday, January 3, 2005 at Chateau Gardens Assisted Living, Elmira. Anna (LAWLOR) BISHOP, in her 97th year, formerly of Toronto. Wife of the late Francis BISHOP. Dear mother of Helen and Stewart LOGAN of Elmira and Mary and Terry PHILLIPS of Calgary. Also lovingly remembered by her three grand_sons, Christopher and Nancy LOGAN of Congers, New York, Timothy and Ann LOGAN of Mississauga and Michael PHILLIPS of Calgary and her great-grand_son William LOGAN of Mississauga. Anna was the last surviving member of her family having been predeceased by her parents, William and Sarah (McKENNA) LAWLOR, 2 brothers, Jack and Fintan LAWLOR, 4 sisters, Carmel LYNCH, Alice FINNERTY, Frances INWOOD and Sister Mary FINTAN. The family will receive Friends and relatives at the Dreisinger Funeral Home, Elmira on Thursday from 2-4 p.m. only. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Teresa of Avila Roman Catholic Church, Elmira on Friday, January 7th at 10: 30 a.m. with Father George NOWAK, C.R. officiating. Interment will take place at Saint Mary's Roman Catholic Cemetery, Mississauga on Saturday at 11: 00 a.m.

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BISHOP o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-17 published
STORROW, Anne
Surrounded by her family on January 15, 2005 at the Brampton Memorial Hospital in her 95th year. Beloved wife of the late Rowland. Loving mother of Barbara SPEERS and Doreen COPP. Loved grandmother of Cindy BISHOP, Richard SPEERS, Christine DOHERTY and Gordon COPP and great-grandmother to 8. A special thanks to Libby OAG for her care and support. Friends will be received at the Ward Funeral Home "Brampton Chapel", 52 Main Street South (Hwy. 10), Brampton on Tuesday, January 18, 2005 from 10 a.m.-11 a.m., with a service in the chapel at 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Red Cross would be appreciated.

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BISHOP o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-19 published
McLEAN, Charles Douglas " Dr. Charlie"
Passed away peacefully, at the William Osler Health Centre - Etobicoke Site, on Monday, January 17, 2005 in his 87th year, with his family by his side. Beloved husband and best friend of Corinne for 57 years. Dearly loved father of John (Elise), Charles (Diane), Patricia MOFFAT (David), Donald (Donna) and Mary Elizabeth. Cherished grandfather of Sean, James, and Heather. Dear brother of Anne HOGG. Predeceased by his sisters Jean BISHOP (Hugh) and Mary ELDER (John) and by his brother Peter. "Dr. Charlie" will be fondly remembered by his extended family, dear Friends, and devoted patients. Special thanks for the professional care given to "Dr. Charlie" by the Coronary Care staff at the William Osler Health Centre - Etobicoke Campus. Friends will be received at the "Woodbridge Chapel" of Scott Funeral Home, 7776 Kipling Avenue (at Hwy. 7) on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held on Friday, January 21, 2005 at the Woodbridge United Church (8090 Kipling Ave.) at 11 a.m. Cremation Glendale Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations in "Dr. Charlie's" memory may be made to The William Osler Health Centre Dialysis Unit, Brampton or to the Woodbridge United Church.

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BISHOP o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-27 published
SYMINGTON, Stan
(Retired Bay St. broker for over 40 years and active member of the Lion's Club) Suddenly passed away on Wednesday, January 26, 2005 at the Toronto East General Hospital in his 77th year. Beloved husband of Elizabeth (Betty). Loving dad of Diane and her husband Peter GALLANT, Kathe and David and his wife Sue. Cherished papa to Matthew, Jacqueline, Jennifer and Scott. Also, he will be sadly missed by his 11 brothers and sisters and life long Friends William and the late Margaret BISHOP, June MURRAY, William and Shirley PATERSON and Janice SIMMONDS. Family will receive Friends at the McDougall and Brown Funeral Home (2900 Kingston Rd., Toronto) 416-267-4656 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday. Chapel service will be held on Saturday, January 29, 2005 at 4: 30 p.m. Cremation. If so desired, donations to the Hospital for Sick Children (The Miracle Network) would be greatly appreciated by the family.

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BISHOP o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-03-07 published
Victim thought stalker jailed
Man on bail shot woman, husband
'She asked for help many, many times'
By Tracy HUFFMAN, Crime Reporter
Szilvia VERES thought she was safe.
The man who had stalked her, broken into her workplace and threatened to kill her husband was in jail. If released from custody, she would be notified.
That's what the 35-year-old native of Hungary told her mother in a telephone conversation just 30 minutes before that man -- John KOVACS -- ambushed VERES and her husband in an underground parking garage in North York on February 11.
VERES was fatally shot. Her husband, Miklos KEMENCZY, survived a bullet to the head. After undergoing emergency surgery, KEMENCZY is recuperating at home and mourning the loss of his wife. Miraculously his brain is fully functioning.
KOVACS was later found dead in a Quebec hotel room of a single gunshot wound. Police believe he killed himself.
"She told me not to worry. He was in jail," VERES's mother, Janosne VERES, said while clutching a keychain with her daughter's photograph.
At the time, KOVACS, 52, was free on $1,500 bail on charges of criminal harassment and uttering death threats to KEMENCZY.
According to her mother, Szilvia VERES was told she would be called about any upcoming court dates for KOVACS or if he was applying for bail. Janosne VERES said that never happened.
"I can't understand why a judge let John KOVACS go.... Why didn't they tell Szilvia?" VERES said in Hungarian as KEMENCZY's niece, Gina GÖNCZI, translated during an interview with the Star.
Those are issues that VERES's mother said she can't understand. KEMENCZY's sister and niece, who live just outside Toronto, said they hope further investigation of the homicide will provide some answers. The coroner's office is investigating the case.
Szilvia VERES and KEMENCZY had reported KOVACS's behaviour to police several times and KOVACS was arrested three times.
Even so, "we don't think the police took her complaints seriously," said Katalin BISHOP, KEMENCZY's sister.
"Szilvia was very afraid of him."
Since she was a teenager, Szilvia VERES dreamed about moving from her small Hungarian village to Canada.
"I don't know why, but that was her dream. She couldn't explain it either," Janosne VERES said, wiping tears from her eyes.
As a little girl, VERES was very sweet, her mother said. She was a happy child who liked "pretty things and pretty clothes." She loved her family and even after she moved to Canada, VERES called her mother every day.
She enjoyed reading and would often write poems. She loved to cook, especially exotic foods, her mother said. She loved her husband -- they married in a private ceremony in November -- and they were a very happy couple, family members said.
"She was very good-hearted, good-natured. She never caused anyone any harm," Janosne VERES said.
In December 2001, Szilvia VERES realized her life-long dream and moved to Toronto.
Her mother didn't want her to go, but she left her family behind, for a country where she knew no one.
"She wanted to become a citizen and then bring me here to visit, to see all the sites," Janosne VERES said.
Szilvia VERES worked several jobs to support herself, eventually finding enjoyment caring for an elderly woman, whose family treated her like one of their own, Janosne VERES said.
"She was happy here."
Szilvia VERES's dream of a happy life changed when she met KOVACS over coffee. The meeting turned into a very brief relationship. She moved in with him, her mother said, but moved out two days later. That was about a year ago.
"She couldn't even stand to touch his hand. She did not like him," Janosne VERES said.
After she moved out, VERES told family members she was afraid of KOVACS.
KOVACS began to stalk VERES. He threatened to kill her. After he was arrested, VERES and KEMENCZY thought they were safe.
"I can't understand why she wasn't protected. She asked for help many, many, times," Janosne VERES said. The system failed her daughter and son-in-law, VERES said.
"Fifteen hundred dollars (bail)? Is that all she was worth?" BISHOP asked.
Janosne VERES has limited means, so she borrowed the money for an airplane ticket and made the journey to Canada from Hungary to attend her daughter's funeral and to try to find some answers.
Her husband and son could not join her because of the financial burden it would put on the family.
"They are very hurt they couldn't be here," VERES said. She was to return to Hungary yesterday with half her daughter's ashes KEMENCZY has the other half.
Dr. Barry McLELLAN, Ontario's chief coroner, said several issues must be examined in VERES's death. One of them would be whether she was told of KOVACS's bail.
"We will look at all the issues," he said, adding the review is standard when a case involves domestic violence. "An inquest is being considered."
The coroner has called inquests into deaths relating to domestic violence in the past, but McLELLAN said that doesn't eliminate the possibility of an inquest in this case.
During the review, McLELLAN said the committee will collect all relevant information, including KOVACS's criminal background, any previous history of violence and any direction given by courts.
At the end of the process, the coroner will decide whether or not to call an inquest. "We take these issues very seriously. And there's a combination of issues here," McLELLAN said.
On February 11, VERES spoke to her mother for the last time.
She told her mother she wanted to return to Hungary to visit her family as soon as she became a Canadian citizen.
Janosne VERES asked her daughter about KOVACS.
"She hadn't talked about John for a long time. She said, 'Don't mention him. He is a nightmare.'"
She told her mother not to worry.
"She thought he was in jail. She thought she was safe."
Thirty minutes later, Szilvia VERES was dead.

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BISHOP o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-03-10 published
CRABBE, Vera Mabel
At her residence, Elgin Lodge in Port Elgin, on Tuesday, March 8, 2005, at the age of 85 years. Vera CRABBE, wife of the late Beverley (Bev) CRABBE. Mother of Carolyn BISHOP of Baytown, Texas, Brian and his wife Karen of Port Elgin, and Don of Richmond Hill. Grandma to Steven BISHOP and his wife Anne, Jason BISHOP, Lindsay and Lauren CRABBE, and Justin and Adam CRABBE. Sister of Marjorie MacLEAN of Toronto. She is predeceased by her son-in-law Arthur BISHOP and by her brother Frank DAY. Friends may call at the W. Kent Milroy Port Elgin Chapel, 510 Mill Street, Port Elgin from 7-9 p.m. on Friday evening. Funeral Service will be conducted in the Chapel on Saturday at 11: 00 a.m. with Pastor Bob JOHNSTON officiating. Interment Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto. Memorial contributions to the Saugeen Memorial Hospital Foundation or the Port Elgin United Church Piano Fund would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Portrait and memorial online at: www.milroyfuneralhomes.com

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BISHOP o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-03-21 published
BLACK, Alexander " Alex"
Peacefully at his home at the age of 65 years on Friday, March 18, 2005. Companion of Colin BISHOP for 40 years. son of the late Alex and Helen BLACK of Airdrie, Scotland. Brother of Ian (Jeanette), uncle of Gary (Gwen), great uncle of Nicholas, all of Richmond British Columbia. Out of respect for Alex's wishes no service will be held. Private cremation has taken place. Arrangements entrusted to the Rosar-Morrison Funeral Home and Chapel.

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BISHOP o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-04 published
O'CONNOR, Lillian Josephine (née WORDEN)
(April 18, 1912-April 2, 2005) Peacefully, at Grace Manor, Holland Christian Homes, Brampton; formerly of Richview Residence, Etobicoke. Lillian was the beloved wife of the late Vivian O'CONNOR (July 1983.) Loving sister of Marie BAIN of Etobicoke. Cherished aunt of Sandra (Jim) EVANS, Molly WORDEN (Tom SLOMKE) of Kitchener, John (Marianne) WORDEN of Ottawa, Jennifer RENNER of Cambridge, Kathy (Faolan) DELANEY of Mississauga, Joe WORDEN and Jeff WORDEN (Susan BISHOP) of Toronto and Shelley WORDEN of Vancouver. Much loved great-aunt of Carmel (Jim) MARTIN of Waterloo, Lynne (Adrian) ZULIAN of Shanty Bay, Chris (Jodi) WORDEN, N.W.T., Cathy, Michael and Peter WORDEN of Ottawa, David (Manon) RENNER of Cobourg, Charlie RENNER, Andrew (Sarah) RENNER of Cambridge, and Matthew, Jeremy and Alice WORDEN of Toronto. Lillian is also survived by 6 great-great-nieces whom she adored. She was predeceased by her parents, Joseph and Marie WORDEN, brother Peter WORDEN and nephew David BAIN. Interment will be held at Riverside Cemetery (1567 Royal York Rd.) on Friday, April 8 at 2 p.m. A Memorial Funeral Mass will be celebrated at All Saints Catholic Church (1415 Royal York Rd.) on Friday, April 8 at 3 p.m. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Ward Funeral Home - Weston Chapel (416) 241-4618. As expressions of sympathy, donations made to St. Michael's Hospital, Missionaries of Charity or Richview Baptist Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

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BISHOP o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-06 published
O'CONNOR, Lillian Josephine (née WORDEN)
(April 18, 1912-April 2, 2005) Peacefully, at Grace Manor, Holland Christian Homes, Brampton; formerly of Richview Residence, Etobicoke. Lillian was the beloved wife of the late Vivian O'CONNOR (July 1983.) Loving sister of Marie BAIN of Etobicoke. Cherished aunt of Sandra (Jim) EVANS, Molly WORDEN (Tom SLOMKE) of Kitchener, John (Marianne) WORDEN of Ottawa, Jennifer RENNER of Cambridge, Kathy (Faolan) DELANEY of Mississauga, Joe WORDEN and Jeff WORDEN (Susan BISHOP) of Toronto and Shelley WORDEN of Vancouver. Much loved great-aunt of Carmel (Jim) MARTIN of Waterloo, Lynne (Adrian) ZULIAN of Shanty Bay, Chris (Jodi) WORDEN, N.W.T., Cathy, Michael and Peter WORDEN of Ottawa, David (Manon) RENNER of Cobourg, Charlie RENNER, Andrew (Sarah) RENNER of Cambridge, and Matthew, Jeremy and Alice WORDEN of Toronto. Lillian is also survived by 6 great-great-nieces whom she adored. She was predeceased by her parents, Joseph and Marie WORDEN, brother Peter WORDEN and nephew David BAIN. Interment will be held at Sanctuary Park Cemetery (1570 Royal York Rd.) on Friday, April 8 at 2 p.m. A Memorial Funeral Mass will be celebrated at All Saints Catholic Church (1415 Royal York Rd.) on Friday, April 8 at 3 p.m. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Ward Funeral Home - Weston Chapel (416) 241-4618. As expressions of sympathy, donations made to St. Michael's Hospital, Missionaries of Charity or Richview Baptist Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

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BISHOP o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-30 published
HOSTRAWSER, John " Jack" William
Peacefully at Headwaters Health Care Centre, Orangeville, on Thursday, April 28, 2005, John HOSTRAWSER, in his 82nd year, beloved husband of Gail HITCHEN and the late Mary HOSTRAWSER (née FEWSTER.) Loving father of John, Linda and her husband Robert MUNROE, Scott and his wife Sandy, Debbie and her husband Richard BISHOP, Terry and his wife Janis LEGG, Michelle and her husband Ken MARTIN. Cherished grandfather of Erin, Leah and her husband Chris GRAHAM, John ROBINSON, Suzanne ROBINSON, Cody, Julia MUNROE, Rachel BISHOP, Ryan BISHOP, Tyler LEGG, Nicole LEGG, Sarah MARTIN, and Sean MARTIN. Dear great-grandfather of Tyler GRAHAM and Jordan GRAHAM. Dear brother of Jean and the late Howard Codlin. Resting at the Egan Funeral Home Baxter and Giles Chapel, 273 Broadway, Orangeville (519-941-2630) Sunday afternoon 2-6 o'clock. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Monday, May 2 at one o'clock. Interment Greenwood Cemetery, Orangeville. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Condolences for the family may be offered at www.eganfuneralhome.com

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BISHOP o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-06-07 published
BISHOP, Joseph Hubert
(Retired cabinet maker with Toronto Public Library) Passed away peacefully with his family at his side at the Coleman Health Care Centre, Barrie on Monday, June 6, 2005. Joseph H. BISHOP of R.R.#3, Elmvale (formerly of Toronto), in his 87th year. Beloved husband of the late Nellie. Dear father of John (Marcelle) BISHOP of R.R.#3, Elmvale. Loved grandfather of Andrea (Graham) and Allison. Friends may call at the Lynn-Stone Funeral Home, Elmvale after 7 p.m. Wednesday. Funeral Service in the Chapel on Wednesday evening at 8: 30 p.m. Cremation. Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Message of condolence may be sent to lynnstone@sympatico.ca

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BISHOP o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-06-13 published
LITTLE, Ronald
Suddenly on Saturday, June 11th, 2005, at his home in Georgetown, Ron in his 62nd year, beloved husband of Elaine (née BEATTIE) and loving father of Lori and her husband Steven BISHOP, Steven and his wife Kimberly and Tracy. Proud and loving grandfather of Elora, Ethan and Samantha. Dear son of Mary CONNOLLY and brother of Georgina STOUFFLE, Myles, Grant, and Glenda MURRAY. Fondly remembered by Jack, Jill and Matthew PIGNATELL. Friends will be received at the J.S. Jones and son Funeral Home, 11582 Trafalgar Road, north of Maple Ave., Georgetown, 905-877-3631 on Monday from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Tuesday, June 14th at 2: 00 p.m. Interment Maitland Bank Cemetery, Seaforth. In memory, contributions to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or a charity of choice would be appreciated. To send expressions of sympathy visit www.jsjonesandsonfuneralhome.com

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BISHOP o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-06-13 published
MÜLLER, Susan Alexandra (née COSTAIN, formerly SUTHERLAND)
It is with profound sorrow that we announce the passing of Susan Alexandra MÜLLER. On June 9th, 2005, Susan was released from her 7 month long battle with Ovarian Cancer while surrounded by her family at Northumberland Hills Hospital in Cobourg, Ontario. Susan was the proud mother of Christopher Steven and Richard James SUTHERLAND, recent bride of Andrew Louis MÜLLER, kind step-mother to Matthew Dillon and Brianne Nadine MÜLLER, dear sister of Leanne Pearl BISHOP (Barbara,) caring aunt to Kari Suzanne LEE, and cherished daughter of William Alexander COSTAIN. Susan's family would like to thank the doctors and nurses of the Northumberland Hills Palliative Care Unit for the caring support they gave Susan throughout her treatment. A Memorial Service will be held for Susan at the Calvary Baptist Church at 72 Main Street (just north of Kingston Road), in Toronto, Ontario, at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, June 14th. Family and Friends are invited to retire to the Grover Pub at 676 Kingston Road, after the service.

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BISHOP o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-06-21 published
MARSHALL, Jack " John" Thomas
Retired employee of Bell Canada. It is with profound sorrow we announce his passing at Scarborough General Hospital on June 16, 2005 after a lengthy battle, which he fought heroically. Loving husband and friend of 49 years to Sylvia. Wonderful father of Brad and wife Suzanne who could always make us laugh when the going got tough, and Richard who was there with a helping hand. Loving grandfather of Ashley, Sasha, Colby and Kirstin, who are the light of our lives. Beloved son of the late John and Mary MARSHALL (née AITCHESON,) and brother of the late Joyce YOUNG and Kenneth MARSHALL. Kind and loving uncle of Laurie and Tracy, great-nephews Ethan and Riley, great-nieces Lauren and Katelyn who made our hearts smile. Special thanks to Loreen and Brent BISHOP who were our "rocks" through this ordeal, Grace and Elaine BELL who knew instinctively when we needed help, Ron MARTIN a good friend to both of us, Linda DEKKER/ SYMSYK who was a major support, Wally YOUNG our brother-in-law, friend and neighbour Gus KORCHINSKY who took the time to be with Jack on many occasions which was greatly appreciated, and to our Friends and neighbours who were always ready to lend a helping hand. Thank you and God bless each and every one of you. He will be deeply missed. A private family service was held at Scarborough General Hospital Chapel.

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BISHOP o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-07-13 published
MILLS, George
At home on Thursday, July 7, 2005. Dear brother of Harry, and Fred and his wife Lenore. Loving uncle of Kate BISHOP, Janet RONSKY, and Bruce MILLS. Private family services have taken place.

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BISHOP o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-07-19 published
TAILOR/TAYLOR, Verna Flora Agnes (née BISHOP)
Passed away peacefully on Monday, July 18, 2005, at her residence in the Village of Taunton Mills, Whitby, at the age of 80. Predeceased by her beloved husband William Lloyd. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Brenda and Craig SMITH, Beverley and Alex BENEDEK, Ronald and Nida, and Keith. Cherished grandmother of Brian, Jennifer, Andrea, Carolyn, Julia, and Mark. Dear sister of Olga ALLWOOD, Joyce BISHOP, and the late Walter BISHOP. Sister-in-law of Sadie BISHOP. Verna will also be lovingly remembered by her nieces, nephews, and Friends. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 19 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the R.S. Kane Funeral Home (6150 Yonge Street, at Goulding, south of Steeles). A Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Wednesday, July 20, 2005 at 9 a.m. Interment to follow at York Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Lung Association.

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BISHOP o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-08-08 published
CLARK, Ruth Bishop (née COSMAN)
Passed away on Friday, August 5, 2005 at the North York General Hospital at the age of 87. Mrs. CLARK was born in Saint John, New Brunswick on November 5, 1917 to the late Frank Jordan COSMAN and Blanche Leona BISHOP. Beloved wife of the late Edward Bowman CLARK. Survived by her children Anne Clark PALMER of New Canaan, Connecticut and Peter CLARK of Toronto and by her son-in-law Howard PALMER and daughter-in-law Joyce CLARK. She leaves seven grandchildren: Catherine (Scott) TUCKER of Greenwich, Connecticut Ian (Chelsea) PALMER of New York City; David (Lindsey PALMER) of Norwalk, Connecticut; Ted (Angela), Stephen, Andrew and Adam CLARK of Toronto; and great-grandchildren Baye and Zachary CLARK and Matthew and Melissa TUCKER. The family will receive Friends at the Humphrey Funeral Home - A.W. Miles Chapel, 1403 Bayview Avenue (south of Eglinton Avenue East), from 2-3 p.m. on Wednesday, August 10th. A celebration of Mrs. CLARK's life will follow at 3 p.m. The family requests that donations be made to The Lung Association, 150 Laird Drive, Suite 202, Toronto, Ontario M4G 3V7 in lieu of floral tributes.

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BISHOP o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-09-21 published
HARPER, Doreen
At Southlake Health Centre, Newmarket on Monday, September 19, 2005 in her 71st year. Beloved wife of the late Clifford. Loving Mom of Debbie and her husband Peter GETTLIFFE, Gordon and his wife Joanne, Brian and Steven and his wife Anne. Proud Grandma of 15 and Great-Grandma of 1. Dear sister to Eleanor RUNDLE and Lillian BISHOP (Wally.) She will be sadly missed by her many relatives and Friends. Visitation will be held at O'Neill Funeral Home, 6324 Main Street, Stouffville (905-642-2855) on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Service Thursday at 1 p.m. If desired, donations may be made to the Cancer Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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BISHOP o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-10-22 published
McKAY, Audrey (née BISHOP)
With great sadness the family announces the death of Audrey (nee BISHOP) on the 21st of October, 2005, at the age of 84. Audrey, beloved wife of the late David McKAY. Dear and loving mother of Joan and her husband Elvin, Ken and his wife Mary, Dan and his wife Cathy, Pat and her husband Eric, Doug and his wife Colleen, Alan and his wife Sue. Predeceased by her son Dave. Survived by her daughter-in-law Vivien. Grandma McKAY will be fondly remembered and forever loved by 19 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren. Friends may visit at the Jerrett Funeral Home, 660 Kennedy Road, Scarborough (between Eglinton and St. Clair Aves. E.) on Sunday, October 23 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service in the chapel at 11 a.m. Monday. Interment Pine Hills Cemetery.

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BISHOP o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-10-24 published
WETHERELL, Dorothy (RUSLAND)
Peacefully, at the St. Vincent de Paul Hospital, with her family by her side, on Friday, October 21, 2005. The former Dorothy RUSLAND of Brockville, age 84 years. Beloved wife of the late Frederick Nelson WETHERELL. Dear mother of Marilyn BISHOP and her husband David of Prescott, Linda EYRE and her husband Harley of Brockville, Judi HACHÉ and her husband Mark of Kemptville, and George WETHERELL and his wife Karen of Tweed. Survived by 9 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Survived by a sister Ethel HARGAN of Toronto and 2 brothers Bill RUSLAND (Carolyn) of Peterborough and George RUSLAND (Midge) of Toronto, as well as several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by a son Robert (Bobby) WETHERELL and a brother Jim RUSLAND. Friends may call at the Barclay Funeral Home, 137 Pearl St. East, Brockville, Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held in Trinity Anglican Church, Brockville, on Wednesday, October 26th at 2: 00 p.m. Interment will follow at Oakland Cemetery. In memoriams to Trinity Anglican Church A.C.W., Hospice of Providence Palliative Care or the Canadian Cancer Society would be gratefully acknowledged by the family. Messages of condolence may be sent online at: www.barclayfuneralhome.com 613-342-2792

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BISHOP o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-10-31 published
MIDDLETON , John Robertson
At the Woodstock General Hospital on Friday, October 28, 2005. John Robertson MIDDLETON of Woodstock in his 85th year. Beloved husband of Winnifred K. (née BALFOUR) MIDDLETON . Dear father of Pamela KUBIS and her husband John of Mississauga and Michele CANNING and her husband Howard of Woodstock. Loved grandfather of Lindsay, Ryan and Joshua and survived by his many nieces and nephews in Scotland, United Kingdom. Predeceased by his two sisters and one brother. John was a Royal Air Force Veteran of World War 2 and served in Karachi for several years. In 1952, John came to Canada and worked on the Avro Arrow. A private family service was held at the Woodstock General Hospital Chapel with Pastor Keith BISHOP. Interment later in Dundee, Scotland. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated and may be arranged through the R.D. Longworth Funeral Home, Woodstock, (519-539-0004). Many thanks to the Red Cross and Community Care Access Centre, Dr. Jeffrey NICHOLS and all the nurses on the second floor. Special thanks to Maria, Sherri and Darcey.

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BISHOP o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-01 published
ANNIS, John Wilfred " Jack"
Veteran of World War 2 serving with the Royal Canadian Air Force and a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 77 Lakefield. At Extendicare Lakefield on Wednesday, November 30, 2005. Jack ANNIS formerly of Oakville in his 86th year. Beloved husband of Lorraine (ESFORD) for 63 years. Brother of the late Kathleen HALLIDAY and Aileen CAIN. Brother-in-law to Ileen HUGHES of Peterborough. Jack will be sadly missed by many loving nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the Nisbett Funeral Home and Chapel, 600 Monaghan Rd. S., Peterborough, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday. A Royal Canadian Legion service will be held on Friday at 6: 45 p.m. Funeral service from the Nisbett Chapel on Saturday, December 3, 2005 at 11: 00 a.m. Reverend Peter BISHOP officiating. Interment at Rosemount Memorial Gardens. If desired, memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Friends may sign the on-line book of condolence at www.nisbettfuneralhome.com

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BISHOP o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-12 published
GWINN, James William
Past president of Alliston Legion Branch 171, Alliston, Ontario. Passed away suddenly at Stevenson Memorial Hospital, Alliston, Ontario on Saturday, December 10, 2005. Beloved husband of Gwen DRURY of Barrie, Ontario. Dear father of Jim GWINN Jr. Loving Poppy of James, Daniel, Thomas and Rebecca. Dear brother of Mary and Collie BISHOP, Robert and Martha, Melvin and Cathy, Philip and Peggy, Daniel and Mary and predeceased by Lavina GIBBS, Effie MacLEOD, Charles, John and Clem and Abbie. Brother-in-law of Faye and Larry LEQUELENEC, Borden and Bonnie DRURY. Fondly remembered by his nieces, nephews and Friends. Resting at the W. John Thomas Funeral Home, 244 Victoria Street E., Alliston, Ontario from 2: 30-4:30 and 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday, December 14, 2005. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Thursday, December 15, 2005 at 11: 00 a.m. Interment Alliston Union Cemetery. If so desired, memorial donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. An Alliston Legion Branch 171 Service will be held in the Chapel Wednesday evening at 7: 30 p.m.

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BISHOP o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-12 published
PIKE, Mildred Lillian (née BROWN)
(November 17, 1922-December 7, 2005)
Suddenly and tragically on December 7, 2005 as the result of massive stroke followed by a car accident while driving home from a family weekend. Our Mom, Mildred PIKE (née BROWN,) has now gone to be with her love, our Dad, Bill. Mom leaves behind her devastated extended family of Karen MUGFORD (Al,) Bill PIKE (Anne) and her "baby," Jim PIKE (Regina.) She was a doting and devoted Grandmother to Rory FITZPATRICK (Dianne,) Neil FITZPATRICK (Stephanie,) Joshua PIKE, Jennifer PIKE, Justin PIKE and Emily PIKE. Her great-grandchildren were her special loves, Jackson, Katie, Julianne, and William... How lucky they were to have had her as their Great-Grammi. Mom was also a special Grandma to Karen BISHOP, Michael MUGFORD (Donna), Lynn KLUGMAN (Steve), Diane BRENNAN (Tom), Janine SKORUPA (Charlie) and Paula MUGFORD. Loving step-great-grandma to Sherrie, Brian, Paul, Jeanette, Jaden, Laura, Jill, Tyler, Erin, Chris and Michael. She leaves behind in Newfoundland, her surviving sisters, Clarice HIGHMORE (Jack,) Daphne SMITH (Azariah, deceased,) Irene HIGHMORE (Les, deceased,) sister-in-law Floss BROWN (Bill,) sister-in-law May HUTCHINGS (Sel,) and Mary HUTCHINGS (Len, deceased) and all their families. Very special Aunt to Pat BROWN and Don and Louise SMITH. Mom was always forever a lady who worked tirelessly for her church, St. James Anglican in Fenelon Falls, as well as their Community Care. After Dad died, her many Friends, especially those at 70 Murray, became her life-line and she enjoyed so much their card games and bus trips together. We are all so grateful for having been part of her life. Our wish is that every child should know the love and devotion of a Mother and Grandmother like our Mom. She will be missed more than words can say and our lives will never be the same. To One who bears the sweetest name And adds luster to the same Long life she had and there's no other Could take the place of our dear Mother. Rest in Peace Sweet Lady. In accordance with Mom's wishes, cremation has taken place. A celebration of her life will be held on Saturday, December 17, 11: 00 a.m., St. James Anglican Church, 19 Bond Street E., Fenelon Falls. Visitation with the family at 10: 00 a.m. While flowers are always appreciated, the family would be grateful for donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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BISHOP o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-16 published
BISHOP, Reverend Peter
Suddenly, as the result of a vehicle accident, on Wednesday, December 14, 2005. Reverend Peter BISHOP of Lakefield, in his 64th year. Beloved husband of Sheila for 33 years. Loving father of Jenny (Craig CASSIDY) of Bolton and Steven (Carrie PORTER) of Lakefield. Grandad will be remembered by grand_son Jackson. Survived by his mother Agnes BISHOP of Lakefield, brother John (Joyce) and sister Rosemary RICHARDSON (Graham,) both of England, mother-in-law Ivy JACKSON and brother-in-law Brian JACKSON. Also remembered by many nieces and nephews. Peter served the communities of the Arctic Diocese from 1968 to 1994 and was the well loved Parish Priest of Saint John the Baptist Anglican Church in Lakefield since 1994. Friends are invited to call at the Hendren Funeral Home, Lakefield, on Tuesday, December 20, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at Saint John the Baptist Anglican Church, Lakefield, on Wednesday, December 21, 2005 at 2: 00 p.m. Cremation to follow. If so desired, memorial donations to St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, the Arctic Diocese or Youth for Christ would be appreciated by the family. Friends may send condolences or make donations at www.hendrenfuneralhome.com or by calling 1-877-839-2488.

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