BLAIR o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-01-05 published
BUSTARD, Nancy Gibb (née BLAIR)
Peacefully, at the Village of Riverside Glen, in Guelph, on Sunday, January 2, 2005. Nancy Gibb (née BLAIR,) in her 100th year, was the loving wife of the late Cyril Victor BUSTARD. She was the proud mother of Victor and his wife Ann, Blair and his wife Ethel, Valerie McKAY, and Maureen and her husband Roger SIMPSON. Nancy was the dear sister of the late Jack BLAIR, late of Scotland. She was the dear grandmother of Kathryn, Lorie, Carol, James, Suzanne, Heather, and David and of ten great-grandchildren. Nancy is also survived by Lita HANNA, her long-time caring companion. A Memorial Service will be held in the Kirk Chapel, St, George's Anglican Church, 99 Woolwich Street, Guelph, on Sunday, January 9th, 2005, at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the South-Port Day Away Program, Southampton, Ontario, or to the St. George's Anglican Church Restoration Fund, Guelph, would be appreciated by the family (cards available at the funeral home (519-822-4731) or email info @gilbertmacintyreandson.com)

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BLAIR o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-01-26 published
BLAIR, Neville James
Age 40. Died suddenly in Tokyo, Japan, following a brief illness. Neville was much loved and will be greatly missed by his wife Ritsuko, parents Jim and Betty, brothers Garvin (Laurie) and Derek (Linda), sister Colette (Nigel), nieces Rachel, Elizabeth, Heather and Nicole, and his many Friends in Canada, Japan and Northern Ireland. Neville was loved by all who met him. He was a talented, creative and caring man whose spirit will live on in the memories of those who knew him. Friends are invited to celebrate the life of Neville at a memorial service to be held at Oakridge Presbyterian Church, 862 Freele Street, London, at 12: 00 on Saturday, January 29, 2005, Reverend Dr. Terry INGRAM officiating. Cremation has taken place. In memory of Neville and in lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to "Ashley's Backyard" at the Children's Health Foundation (www.childhealth.ca or directly to Children's Health Foundation).
"Ae fond kiss, and then we sever!
Ae farewell, alas, for ever!
Deep in heart-wrung tears I'll pledge thee,
Warring sighs and groans I'll wage thee".

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BLAIR o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-02-05 published
BLAIR, Elva (née BALLANTYNE)
At Strathmere Lodge Strathroy on Friday February 4th, 2005 Elva BLAIR (BALLANTYNE) formerly of Caradoc Twp. in her 98th year. Beloved wife of the Late William BLAIR (1987.) Dear mother of Helen and Evan MILLS of Mt. Brdyges and Donald and Carolyn BLAIR of Florida; also loved by grandchildren Mary-Lou GOUGH, London, Lynn DENNING, Mt. Brydges, Bonnie PAQUETTE, Sudbury and Elizabeth FORMAN of Kerwood. Also she will be missed by 6 great-grandchildren. Elva is survived by her brother Louis BALLANTYNE of Strathroy and nieces and nephews and predeceased by many brothers and sisters and her parents George and Ethel (PHILLIPS) BALLANTYNE. Visitation at the Denning Bros. Funeral Home, Strathroy on Sunday, February 6 from 7-9 p.m. where funeral service will be held on Monday February 7 at 11 a.m. with Thelma PERRY and Reverend Charles SEED officiating. Interment in Mt. Carmel Cemetery. Donations to the charity of choice would be appreciated by the family. A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Elva.

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BLAIR o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-02-05 published
VINK, " Ann" Anna Mae (née RIVAIT)
70 years of Tilbury, Wallaceburg and Chatham passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on Friday, February 4, 2005 after a short but very courageous battle with cancer. Beloved wife and best friend of Frank VINK. Treasured and loving mother of Gary and Bonnie BLAIR of Chatham; Debbie and Roger CAZA of Belle River; Larry and Charlene BLAIR of Chatham; and Randy and Lois BLAIR of Wallaceburg. Loving grandmother of Nicole and Jason, Matt, Richard, Becky, Bob, Amy, Beth, Ryan, Christopher and Kyle. Born in Tilbury, she was the daughter of the late Hermidas "Mid" (1967) and Eva (DUQUETTE) Rivait (2002.) Loving sister of Lionel and Dolores RIVAIT of St. Clair Beach, the late Anita MAILLOUX (1972), Ron and Carolyn RIVAIT, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Ann is survived by 3 step daughters; Linda ROUTLEY (Wallaceburg) and her children, David, Jonathan and Jennifer; Deb BURGESS (Kelowna, British Columbia) and her children Melanie, Karen, Beth, Mark and Tommy; and Brenda CHIOVITTI (Sarnia) and her children Dylan and Justin; and the late Larry VINK (1995.)
Organist for 15 years at St. Francis Parish in Tilbury, 24 years at Holy Family Parish in Wallaceburg and 1 year as choir director at St. Agnes Parish in Chatham. Ann shared her lifelong "love" of music with her family, Friends and parish community. Employed at Union Gas for 17 years, Ann also volunteered for 2½ years at the Cancer Society and for 12 years at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance. Visitation will be held at the McKinlay Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham on Sunday from 2: 00 - 4:30 p.m. and 7: 00 - 9:00 p.m. Parish Prayers at the Funeral Home on Sunday at 7: 00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Agnes Catholic Church, 52 Croydon Street, Chatham on Monday, February 7, 2005 at 11 a.m. Interment St. Anthony's Cemetery, Chatham. As your expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the St. Agnes Parish Building Fund, the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society. Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com

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BLAIR o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-02-06 published
BLAIR, Elva (BALLANTYNE)
At Strathmere Lodge Strathroy on Friday February 4th, 2005 Elva BLAIR (BALLANTYNE) formerly of Caradoc Twp. in her 98th year. Beloved wife of the Late William BLAIR (1987.) Dear mother of Helen and Evan MILLS of Mt. Brdyges and Donald and Carolyn BLAIR of Florida; also loved by grandchildren Mary-Lou GOUGH, London, Lynn DENNING, Mt. Brydges, Bonnie PAQUETTE, Sudbury and Elizabeth FORMAN of Kerwood. Also she will be missed by 6 great-grandchildren. Elva is survived by her brother Louis BALLANTYNE of Strathroy and nieces and nephews and predeceased by many brothers and sisters and her parents George and Ethel (PHILLIPS) BALLANTYNE. Visitation at the Denning Bros. Funeral Home, Strathroy on Sunday, February 6 from 7-9 p.m. where funeral service will be held on Monday February 7 at 11 a.m. with Thelma PERRY and Reverend Charles SEED officiating. Interment in Mt. Carmel Cemetery. Donations to the charity of choice would be appreciated by the family. A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Elva.

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

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BLAIR o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-04-01 published
Night of horror
Friends were unable to prevent the fight between buddies that left one of them dead on the street in a pool of blood with his girlfriend weeping over his body.
By Jennifer O'BRIEN, Free Press Reporter
A 20-year-old London father is dead, one of his best Friends is accused of killing him and his heartbroken girlfriend and Friends are left wondering why it happened. James BLAIR, the guy "who always had a smile," died Wednesday night after he was stabbed in the stomach in front of a northwest London apartment building.
Eighteen-year-old Mwangi GETHIGA -- known as Kuggy to his Friends was charged yesterday with second-degree murder.
BLAIR and GETHIGA had a fist fight in the apartment at 75 Oakville Ave. that is across the hall from where BLAIR's girlfriend, Sonyda KHOUN, lives with their son, Latteral, Friends said yesterday.
"He was the nicest kid, man. He always had a smile on his face," said Sok PHUM, 26, one of many Friends who gathered outside the building yesterday.
"He always brought you up. That's the way he was."
Still stunned by what they'd seen the night before, Friends were struggling to make sense of what had happened to "one of the coolest kids around."
"We were all sitting around the apartment like always," said Jon COLEBY, 19, one of three roommates who live in the apartment where the fight broke out. "We are all really good Friends. They (BLAIR and GETHIGA) hung out every day."
As he spoke, COLEBY occasionally put a hand up to the bridge of his nose, where a purple bruise reminded him of the fight he'd tried desperately to stop the night before.
A crowd of Friends, including BLAIR, GETHIGA and COLEBY, were drinking beer and planning to take out turntables later to do some freestyle rapping, COLEBY said.
BLAIR was a gifted freestyler, he said. "And when he got drunk, he loved to freestyle."
But that night the skinny, fun-loving dad with the dreadlocks never got the chance.
BLAIR became drunk and obnoxious, said Jessica ROBERTS, 18, who lives with COLEBY and another roommate in the apartment.
"He just started being rowdy and annoying," she said.
Some of the Friends told BLAIR to leave, and he did. But about 10 minutes later, he came back into the ground-floor unit.
GETHIGA then told BLAIR to "get out, that he wasn't wanted in there at the time," COLEBY said.
BLAIR took issue with that and the two Friends started pushing, then punching each other, while others tried to break it up, COLEBY said.
BLAIR left the apartment. But when he was outside, he shouted a racial slur to GETHIGA, he said.
"(GETHIGA) just went in the kitchen and grabbed a knife," COLEBY said. "We all started fighting with him, trying to get him to drop the knife, but he was fighting and punching, he punched me in the face... and we couldn't get it."
GETHIGA made his way out.
By the time COLEBY got outside, BLAIR was down in front of the building, lying in a pool of blood only metres away from his baby boy, his girlfriend and his Friends.
"There was all this blood and his face was so pale," COLEBY shuddered. "He was gurgling."
It was chaos.
BLAIR's girlfriend, Khoun, raced outside. At one point, she held her baby's father in her arms, screaming and crying.
She also called 911, while Friends tried cardio-pulmonary resuscitation.
"She was hysterical," said COLEBY. She was holding BLAIR on the ground, crying out 'Who did this?'
At a friend's house later yesterday afternoon, the devastated young mother could hardly speak.
Holding her 23-month-old in her arms, tears rolled down her cheeks.
Then Khoun asked for a pen and paper to write something to her boyfriend of four years.
"We miss your smile, goofiness and loud mouth," she wrote. "Latteral and I will always love you deep within our hearts... We didn't lose anything. We gained an angel," she wrote.
BLAIR was born and raised in London, went to Sir Wilfrid Laurier secondary school and was taking adult education when he died, his Friends said.
"We're all Friends. We all grew up together," said Ken PHOMSAMOUT. "He had this great big smile."

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BLAIR o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-04-04 published
BLAIR, James
James BLAIR passed away on Wednesday, March 30, 2005 in his 21st year. Beloved husband of Sonyda. Loving father of Teral. Dear son of Jaki and Bill. Brother of Kieran. Grandson of Jack and Margaret and James and Margaret. James is also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins and Friends in England, Ireland, Scotland, Tobago and Canada. Funeral will be held at Forest Lawn Memorial Chapel, 1997 Dundas Street East (at Wavell), London on Monday, April 4, 2005 at 11 a.m. In memory of James, an account has been set up for his son, Teral, at the Toronto-Dominion Canada Trust Bank, Branch #240. Memorial donations to this account would be gratefully appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to Memorial Funeral Home 452-3770.

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BLAIR o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-04-27 published
DAWDY, Donald Blair
Passed away peacefully on a beautiful sunny day in Stuart, Florida, April 20th, 2005 in his 75th year with family at his side. Loving husband of Dorothy DAWDY (née MANCARI) of nine years, and predeceased by Margaret DAWDY (née GLENN) wife of thirty-four years. Beloved father of Doug and his wife Louise and John and his wife Linda. Dearest grandfather of John, Matthew, Andrew, Patrick and Alec, Craig and Erin. Dear brother of Robert DAWDY and his wife Jacqueline and nephew of Edie DAWDY, Uncle to many nieces and nephews.
Born in Saint Thomas, Ontario to the late Percy and Margaret (BLAIR) DAWDY. Don attended Queens University, Kingston, after which he worked for City Services Oil before a career in real estate with Don Dawdy Real Estate and later as proprietor of Forget Me Not Antiques in London. Don will be sadly missed by family and Friends in the London area, Saint Thomas, Turkey Point, Port Dover and Stuart, Florida. Memorial Service to be held at Williams Funeral Home, in Saint Thomas, Ontario, Friday, April 29, 2005 at 1 p.m. with visitation from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. As your expression of sympathy, donations made to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.

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BLAIR o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-05-09 published
ALLEN, Susan " Lynn" (née WILLIAMS)
The family of Susan "Lynn" ALLEN, R.N. of London sadly announces her passing on Saturday, May 7, 2005. Very special wife and best friend of Arthur ALLEN. Loving mother to Denise ALLEN and partner Glen MARTINS and Julie and husband Mike BLAIR. Dear sister of Debbie and Bill BARRETT. Loving daughter of John and the late Inez WILLIAMS. Special daughter-in-law to Dot and Glen ALLAN. Also missed by her sister-inlaw Gwen RUPP and family, by her extended family and many Friends. Lynn was a proud member of the health care team at Children's Hospital of London. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 2: 00-4:00 and 7: 00-9:00 p.m. at the Westview Funeral Chapel, 709 Wonderland Road North, where the memorial service will be conducted on Thursday, May 12th, 2005 at 11 a.m. The family will gratefully acknowledge donations made to the Lynn Allen Memorial Nursing Scholarship (additional information to be given in Tuesday edition). The family wishes to thank the staff on the 7th floor and Intensive Care Unit at University Hospital for their excel lent care and compassion.

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BLAIR o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-06-13 published
REAUME, Olive G. (née MORRISON)
At Victoria Hospital (South St.), London, on Saturday, June 11, 2005, Olive G. REAUME, age 91, of London, wife of the late Matthew "Mac" REAUME (1971.) Born in Tupperville on November 1, 1913, she was daughter of the late Mary Ellen (CAMPBELL) and Burton MORRISON. She will be sadly missed by: a daughter Maxine BLAIR of London, 10 grand and 20 great and 3 great-greatgrandchildren, 2 brothers; Angus MORRISON of Chatham and Charlie MORRISON of Wallaceburg and a daughter-in-law Alice REAUME of Chatham. A daughter Shirley PEARSON, a son Morrison REAUME, a sister Laura GRIFFITH and 5 brothers Edwin, William, Garnet, Lyle and Archie MORRISON predeceased her. Friends and relatives may call at the Hinnegan-Peseski Funeral Home, 156 William St. S Chatham from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday where Parish Prayers will be offered 7 p.m. on Tuesday. Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated on Wednesday, June 15th, at 11 a.m. in Blessed Sacrament Church, Chatham. Cremation will follow and her ashes will be buried in St. Anthony's Cemetery at a later date. Donations to The Arthritis Society or The Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Online condolences welcomed at www.peseski.com

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BLAIR o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-09-10 published
GEORGE, Doreen
Doreen GEORGE, peacefully on Thursday, September 8, 2005 at L.H.S.C.-University Campus in her 58th year. Loving mother of Robert NOBLE, Theresa NOBLE, Corrinda JACKSON, Derek GEORGE, Crystal BLAIR and the late Cherille BLAIR. Cherished grandmother of eight grandchildren. Dear sister of Arnold, Basil, Brian, Carl, Colleen and the late Michael. The family will receive Friends and relative at Forest Lawn Memorial Chapel, 1997 Dundas Street East (at Wavell), London for visitation on Sunday from 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held on Monday, September 12, 2005 at 11 a.m. Reverend Basil GEORGE officiating. Interment Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens.

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BLAIR o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-09-26 published
Homicide No. 13
By Kelly PEDRO, Free Press Crime Reporter
A Toronto-area man faces a second-degree murder charge after one man was shot to death and another injured in a pub parking lot early yesterday.
Dwayne PITTER, 23, of Vaughan, was charged yesterday with second-degree murder and attempted murder in connection with London's record 13th homicide.
PITTER is to appear in a London court today.
Joshua Kenneth WILLIAMS, 22, of the London area, was shot in the torso outside the Roxbury Pub and Grill at 1165 Oxford St. E. at 2: 20 a.m.
He died later.
Three people, including PITTER, were taken into custody. The other two were released, police said last night.
Detectives scoured the lot yesterday as they wrestled with a skyrocketing number of homicides this year.
Neighbours said they saw a crowd leave the bar about 2: 30 a.m., then heard screaming.
"I heard the gunshots and I saw someone go down. I thought it was firecrackers," said a woman who was standing outside the Roxbury near a variety store at the time. She did want to give her name.
"I heard two shots and I ran into the (variety) store."
Police said a dispute outside the bar led to the shooting.
Police and paramedics arrived to find WILLIAMS seriously hurt and another man shot in the arm. The second man was treated and released from hospital.
Police have recovered a handgun and are not looking for any more weapons, said Det. Andrew WHITFORD.
It's unclear whether WILLIAMS, the injured man and the three people in custody had just left the Roxbury when the shooting happened, WHITFORD said.
But there were about 40 people in the parking lot when a disagreement broke out, he said. Police are still probing the cause of the dispute.
WHITFORD said many witnesses: have come forward and bar staff have co-operated.
Roxbury staff declined comment yesterday.
Neighbours have complained of fights and loud noise after the bar's closing time.
"It's scary," said Brenda PARSONS, who lives in a nearby townhouse complex. "You don't need television to live in this neighbourhood. There's enough entertainment outside."
PARSONS said she thinks police should patrol the area more regularly on Friday and Saturday nights.
The parking lot is the same one in which Ryan VLAAD, 26, died after being punched in the head during an early morning brawl in July 2002.
Ward 3 Coun. Bernie MacDONALD said he's fielded complaints from neighbours who have had beer bottles thrown at their houses and on their property after 2 a.m. and have heard fights breaking out.
"This has been an ongoing thing with the residents," he said.
The concerns were passed on to police and MacDONALD thought the problems had been quelled until he heard about yesterday's shooting.
But MacDONALD said he thinks drugs are the "root evil" behind violence and shootings in the city this year.
"Until we cut the flow of drugs, we're going to see this and it's going to continue to rise," he said.
Police said they don't know whether drugs were involved in the fatal shooting.
Officers blocked off a large section of the strip mall, which also houses a Sport Mart, Goodwill, variety store, karate school and Tim Hortons.
A green Jeep and a black car also were taped off, though police wouldn't say why.
A shell casing and knife were visible at the scene.
A green camouflage hat, grey T-shirt, plastic beer cups, a cigarette pack and a lighter were strewn near what appeared to be a bloody stain near the black car.
Forensic detectives picked through the evidence and used a fire department aerial truck to photograph and videotape the lot.
An autopsy will be conducted today to determine the cause of death.
Other London Slayings This Year
- January 9: Laura WILSON, 20, was found stabbed on Thistledown Way. Her ex-boyfriend is charged with first-degree murder.
- February 14: Kenneth Michael BANNON, 41, was found dead in an Albert Street apartment. Brenda JOHN, 43, is charged with manslaughter.
- March 30: James BLAIR, 20, was stabbed outside an Oakville Avenue apartment building. Mwangi GETHIGA, 18, is charged with second-degree murder.
- April 22: Wilford BEBEE, 65, was stabbed outside his McNay Street home. His stepson is charged with second-degree murder.
- May 2: An infant was found dead in a home on Four Oaks Crescent. Katherine PECKHAM, 25, is charged with manslaughter.
- June 23: John MARYS, 71, was stabbed in his William Street apartment. Godwin GRIXTI, 53, is charged first-degree murder.
- June 27: Halina CZUBA, 37, her daughter, Julia, 13, and son, Michal, 5, were stabbed in their 682 Princess Ave. home. Frank GREDA, 40, was also found dead in the house from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
- June 28: Yorn MEY was slain in her Chippewa Drive home. Her husband is charged with second-degree murder.
- August 5: Stephen CORMACK, 45, was stabbed after a botched robbery in a Huron Street apartment. Dameon LODGE, 24, is charged with manslaughter.
- September 8: A fight involving two men left Kai ZHENG, 22, dead outside 1128 Adelaide St. N. Geun Chul LEE, 25, is charged with manslaughter.

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BLAIR o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-11-08 published
BLAIR, Lillian Elizabeth (VANTASSEL)
At Middlesex Terrace, Delaware on Sunday, November 6th, 2005, Lillian Elizabeth (VANTASSEL) BLAIR formerly of London in her 89th year. Beloved wife of the late William BLAIR. Dear mother of Fred BLAIR and his wife Florence, Lorraine GINGRAS and her husband Lou all of London. Predeceased by her daughters Marion and Margaret, her son Kenneth, her brothers Edward and Ruben VANTASSEL, her grand_son Kevin and her great-granddaughter Alicia. Also loved by her 6 grandchildren and her 7 great-grandchildren. Friends will be received by the#1 hour prior to the funeral service which will be conducted in the chapel of the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London on Wednesday, November 9th, 2005 at 1: 00 p.m. Interment in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, London. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice.

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BLAIR o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-11-19 published
PICKERING, Evelyn Leona (née SHANK)
Peacefully, surrounded by the love of her family, at London Health Sciences Centre, University Hospital, Friday, November 18, 2005, Evelyn Leona (SHANK) PICKERING, 75, of R.R.#3, Dashwood. Beloved wife of the late Ross Edmund PICKERING (2003.) Loved mother and mother-in-law of Stanley PICKERING of London, Mike and Jo Anne PICKERING of R.R.#3, Dashwood, Susan GUENTHER of Brechin, Nancy and Randy REGIER of R.R.#3, Zurich, Jane and Dale KERSLAKE of Sarnia. Loving grandma of Chad and Cecile, Angela and Rene, Rebecca, Pamela and Jesse; Ben and Katie, Sean; Nicholas and Pam, Meghan and Jason; Courtney and Sydney. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Ada DIETRICH of Grand Bend, Ellen SMITHERS of R.R.#2, Zurich, Eva TAILOR/TAYLOR of London, Lawrence SCOTT of R.R.#2, Dashwood, Rena and Orville TRUEMNER of R.R.#3, Parkhill, Grace and Valere DENOMME of Arva, Marilyn and Willis ROCK of R.R.#3, Parkhill, Betty and William COECK of London, Ken PICKERING of R.R.#2, Dashwood, Cathy PICKERING of London, Leonard and Judith PICKERING of London, Karen PICKERING of Ingersoll, Marilyn PICKERING of R.R.#2, Dashwood, Bertha PICKERING of Parkhill and Joyce ELDER of London. Remembered by her many nieces, nephews and their families. Predeceased by brothers Lloyd SHANK in infancy, Floyd SHANK (1944,) parents John and Ethel (BLAIR) SHANK, brothers-in-law Roy DIETRICH and Cecil SMITHERS. Resting at the T. Harry Hoffman and Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood, with visitation Saturday 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held at Zion United Church, Crediton, Sunday, November 20, 2005 at 2 p.m. The Reverend Sheila MacGREGOR officiating. Interment Crediton Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations to Zion United Church or charity of choice would be appreciated. Evelyn was very active within her Church and community. Condolences at www.hoffmanfuneralhome.com

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BLAIR o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-12-10 published
CLARK, Duncan Munro
At the Campbellford Memorial Hospital on Thursday, December 8, 2005, age 92 years. Munro CLARK, son of the late Duncan George CLARK and the late Florence Ellen (MUNRO.) Loving husband of Kathleen (SCHAFFER.) Dear father of Cathy and her husband Bill BLAIR of Brighton and Sandy and her husband Jeff PEARSALL of Brighton. Sadly missed by his grandchildren, Andrea BLAIR, John BLAIR, and Katie PEARSALL. Predeceased by his sisters Betty MacDONALD and her husband Kirk, and Ginger WEBBER and her husband Sid. A private family service will be held. Cremation with interment Woodland Cemetery, London. As an expression of sympathy donations to the charity of your choice, care of Box 96 Brighton, Ontario K0K 1H0, would be appreciated by the family. www.walasfuneralhome.com

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BLAIR o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-12-13 published
GORSLINE. Shirley (née BADGLEY)
Passed away at Woodstock General Hospital after a brief fight with cancer on Sunday December 11, 2005. Beloved wife of the late Donald C. GORSLINE (2004.) Loved mother of Janna (Bill) TATHAM of Toronto and Carla (Russ) BLAIR of Mississauga. Dear grandmother of Michael, Janine and Colin TATHAM of Toronto and Adam, Dana, and Emma BLAIR of Mississauga. Loved sister of Ronald (Carol) BADGLEY of Belleville, Irvin (Margaret) BADGLEY of Foxboro, Reginald (Cathy) BADGLEY of Belleville, Betty (Alan) MADIGAN of Napanee and Eugene (Ruth) BADGLEY of Picton. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Shirley was an avid golfer, bridge player and devoted to her family. Her strong spirit and cheerful outlook will be sadly missed by Friends and family. Friends may call at the R.D. Longworth Funeral Home, 845 Devonshire Ave., Woodstock (539-0004) on Wednesday 7-9 pm where the complete funeral service will be held in the chapel on Thursday at 11: 00 am with Rev. David WOODALL officiating. Cremation. Contributions to St. David's United Church or the Woodstock General Hospital - Building the Vision Campaign would be appreciated. A very special thankyou to the staff at Thameswood Lodge, Victoria Hospital and the Woodstock General Hospital. The family would also like to especially thank the Friends of Shirley who provided such wonderful support since Don's passing. Online condolences at www.longworthfuneralhome.com

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BLAIR o@ca.on.middlesex_county.strathroy.age_dispatch 2005-02-08 published
BLAIR, Elva (née BALLANTYNE)
At Strathmere Lodge, Strathroy, on Friday, February 4, 2005, Elva BLAIR (BALLANTYNE) formerly of Caradoc Township, in her 98th year. Beloved wife of the late William BLAIR (1987.) Dear mother of Helen and Evan MILLS of Mt. Brydges and Donald and Carolyn BLAIR of Florida. Also loved by grandchildren Mary-Lou GOUGH, London; Lynn DENNING, Mt. Brydges; Bonnie PAQUETTE, Sudbury and Elizabeth FORMAN of Kerwood. Also she will be missed by 6 great-grandchildren. Elva is survived by her brother Louis BALLANTYNE of Strathroy, and nieces and nephews and predeceased by several brothers and sisters and her parents George and Ethel (PHILLIPS) BALLANTYNE. Visitation was at Denning Bros. Funeral Home, on Sunday, February 6 from 7-9 p.m. where funeral service was held on Monday at 11 a.m. with Thelma PERRY and Reverend Charles SEED officiating. Interment in Mt. Carmel Cemetery. Donations to the charity of choice would be appreciated by the family. A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Elva.

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BLAIR o@ca.on.simcoe_county.nottawasaga.collingwood.the_connection 2005-07-01 published
Judge halts court to pay tribute to officer
The community remembered a 37 year Ontario Provincial Police veteran, Snr. Const. Jim BLAIR, Thursday.
A funeral for BLAIR was held at Jubilee Presbyterian Church, on Main Street, in Stayner.
The local resident died from a heart attack Monday at his Huron Street home. He was 62.
Const. Steve HARDISTY, of the Collingwood Ontario Provincial Police detachment, said BLAIR started policing at the Stayner detachment and subsequently transferred to Huronia West in Wasaga Beach.
For the last few years he worked as a court officer at the Ontario Court of Justice in Collingwood. Justice Roland HARRIS paid tribute to BLAIR during plea court on Tuesday.
"Before we begin our ordinary business, I want to pause to mention the sudden passing, yesterday, of one of my favourite people, who was an integral part of court operations here in Collingwood," HARRIS said.
"Provincial Constable Jim BLAIR was one of the longest-serving Ontario Provincial Police officers in the province. He was a fixture in these courts, sitting at the counsel table, to my left, on days like today, and organizing the mass of files."
During his remarks, HARRIS talked about BLAIR as a person.
"Jim's kindness, efficiency, knowledge, intelligence and gentle sense of humour made him stand out, like a beacon in the administration of justice, and made the lives of all he touched a little better."
On each day we had the pleasure of dealing with him."
BLAIR was a friend to local journalist Sheila ROWLAND, who covers court for The Connection, The Stayner Sun and The Wasaga Sun.
"Const. BLAIR was well-known to me over the past 10 years as a friend and loyal court officer, a fellow who was ever willing to oblige with answers to any questions I might have as a newspaper reporter covering the courts."
ROLAND noted that when asked how his day was, BLAIR regularly replied in a cheery manner, "top drawer."
BLAIR, a Kirkland Lake native, is survived by his wife Mary and children Shawn and Samantha.
Donations in his memory can be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association.
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BLAIR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-01-06 published
BUSTARD, Nancy Gibb (née BLAIR)
Peacefully, at the Village of Riverside Glen, in Guelph, on Sunday, January 2, 2005. Nancy Gibb (née BLAIR,) in her 100th year, was the loving wife of the late Cyril Victor BUSTARD. She was the proud mother of Victor and his wife Ann, Blair and his wife Ethel, Valerie McKAY, and Maureen and her husband Roger SIMPSON. Nancy was the dear sister of the late Jack BLAIR, late of Scotland. She was the dear grandmother of Kathryn, Lorie, Carol, James, Suzanne, Heather, and David, and of ten great-grandchildren. Nancy is also survived by Lita HANNA, her long-time caring companion. A Memorial Service will be held in the Kirk Chapel, St. George's Anglican Church, 99 Woolwich Street, Guelph, on Sunday, January 9th, 2005, at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the South-Port Day Away Program, Southampton, Ontario, or to the St. George's Anglican Church Restoration Fund, Guelph, would be appreciated by the family (cards available at the funeral home (519-822-4731) or email info@gilbertmacintyreandson.com).

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BLAIR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-01-06 published
McNIECE, Andrew George
Peacefully at his residence on December 28, 2004 in his 81st year. Survived by his wife Audrey Joan, his children Andrew BLAIR, Christine BALL (Lyle,) and Gregory KEATING (Hazel) and stepchildren Frank VERA Jr. (Bea), Kristina PROVINES (Michael), Kevin VERA, Timm VERA (Donna) and Scott VERA. He is also survived by his brother Ross (Jean), nephew Kenneth, nine grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. Andrew served as a fighter pilot during World War 2 and was the first president of the Maple Leaf Wing of the Royal Canadian Air Force Association in Montreal. After the war, he entered the shoe business, employed for many years at Savage Shoes Ltd. of Preston which he left as Vice President to start his own manufacturing company, Andrew McNiece Ltd. also of Preston. At his request there is no visitation and cremation has taken place. In his memory, a reception for family and Friends will be held at the Galt Country Club from 2-4 p.m. on January 21, 2005. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer Society of Cambridge, 940 King Street, 519-650-1628 would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to the Barthel Funeral Home, 566 Queenston Rd., Cambridge (519) 653-3251. Memorial tributes can be made at www.mem.com.

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BLAIR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-02-22 published
BLAIR, Florence Ettie (née JACKSON)
Passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 19, 2005. She died in the loving presence of family and staff at Carefree Lodge. Predeceased by her husband William John (Jack) BLAIR, her daughter Joan Enns MERRIFIELD, and her son Mark. Remembered by her sons John and David, daughters-in-law Lina Maria and Jane, grandchildren Richard, Jennifer, Jeffrey, Jeanette, Graham, and their families. She was beautiful. She was smart. Among her talents, Florence was gifted with music, arts, crafts and gardening. We will miss her; thinking of her company and her quiet ways. A Memorial Gathering will be held on Saturday, February 26, 2005 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the R.S. Kane Funeral Home, (6150 Yonge Street, at Goulding, south of Steeles). In lieu of flowers donations to Carefree Lodge would be appreciated by the family.
R.S. Kane 416-221-1159

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BLAIR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-08-17 published
HARRISON, Donald Christopher, M.D., F.R.C.P.C.
(April 5, 1925-August 15, 2005)
Naval veteran of World War 2 (known to his naval Friends as "Hardtack")
Died at his home in Toronto on August 15, 2005 in his 81st year. son of the late Dr. Frederick C. HARRISON and Gladys SUTHERLAND. Survived by his sisters Mary BARNETT and Margaret CROSS of Toronto. He is also survived by the love of his life Dr. Joan Fletcher HARRISON to whom he has been happily married for 55 years. He was the father of Michael (Sarah FRENCH) of Guelph, Dr. Christopher (Deb BLAIR) of Calgary, Dr. David (Dr. Cathy LE FEUVRE) of Mississauga and Dr. Helen of Ottawa. He has 8 grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Don was born and brought up in Toronto. He attended Rosedale Public School, Upper Canada College and Royal Canadian Naval College. In 1944-1945 he was the navigator of M.T.B. 745 and 736 of the 65th Canadian Motor Torpedo Boat Flotilla operating in the English Channel, the North Sea and the Scheldt Estuary. When the war ended he became a medical student in the infamous ex-service year of the University of Toronto, graduating in 1950. Five years of postgraduate work at Toronto teaching hospitals and the Banting Institute were followed by six marvelous years of practice at Deep River, Ontario. Returning to Toronto, he conducted private practice and was a medical officer with Bell Canada for 27 years. During this time he served as Medical Officer for the Eastern Arctic Patrol in 1962 and 1965, screening Inuit in the Eastern Arctic for tuberculosis. While with Bell he had many visits to Saudi Arabia, looking after Bell employees while Bell put in a new telecommunications system in the Kingdom.
Don has been a life-long cottager at Go Home Bay, was president of the Madawaska Club at Go Home Bay, a member of Alpine Ski Club and the Aesculapian Club. He had a passionate love of skiing, boating and especially sailing.
The family thanks Dr. John KIM, Dr. Anoo TAMBER, and the staff of the Princess Margaret Hospital for their care and thoughtful consideration.
The family will receive Friends at the Humphrey Funeral Home - A.W. Miles Chapel, 1403 Bayview Avenue (south of Eglinton Avenue East), from 7-9 p.m. on Thursday, August 18. A funeral service will be held at 1 o'clock on Friday August 19 at Church of St. Michael and All Angels, 611 St Clair Ave. West (at Wychwood Ave.), Toronto.
If desired, donations to the Toronto Brigantine Inc, 249 Queen's Quay West Unit 111, Toronto, Ontario M5J 2N5 or to the Canadian Red Cross, 1623 Yonge Street, Toronto Ontario M4T 2A1 would be greatly appreciated.

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BLAIR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-09-17 published
BROOKBANK, Carman Roy, PhD
83, Halifax, died peacefully at Saint Vincent's Guest House on Monday, September 12, 2005. He had suffered from Parkinson's Disease. At the time of his death, he was Professor Emeritus in the Faculty of Business Administration at Dalhousie University. Roy was born January 8, 1922, in Brampton, Ontario, the only child of the late Carman George and Lily May (PEARCE) BROOKBANK. In 1944 he married Anne Lorraine McCABE in Toronto. They had four daughters; they were divorced in 1975. He married Margaret BLAIR in 1999. She survives him living in Halifax. After three years of service in the Canadian Army, he earned Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees from the University of Toronto with coursework at Columbia University, New York. He majored in Sociology, a new discipline at the time. He subsequently completed his PhD at the University of Toronto. Roy began his career in Brantford, Ontario, as a program director with the Young Men's Christian Association. He then moved to Calgary as Director of the Canadian Council of Christians and Jews. During the 1960s in Vancouver, as Director of Industrial Relations at British Columbia Electric, he was an innovator in the developing field of labour management relations. In 1962, he was recruited to teach at the Institute of Public Affairs, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, and went on to become one of the pioneers of the inaugural Master of Business Administration degree program at Dalhousie. Professor BROOKBANK introduced hundreds of students to the basic principles of Labour Management Relations and Organizational Behaviour. He was born to teach, and held a deep affection for the academic world. An avid trout fisherman, Roy spent many happy hours on the lakes and streams of Nova Scotia with his Friends. He was a tropical fish enthusiast, successful in breeding many rare varieties. In his garden at his house in Hubley, Nova Scotia, he grew roses, berries and fruits. In addition to his wife, Peg, Roy is survived by his former wife, Anne, and his children Sharon, Halifax; Candace, Ottawa; Teresa (Louis LEMOINE), Halifax; and Adrienne (Sean BLANCHARD,) Toronto; grandchildren Curtis PARKER, Vancouver; Trevor PARKER, Tokyo; Sara PETHES, Ottawa; Sophie and Gabrielle LEMOINE, Halifax; and Ethan BLANCHARD, Toronto. He was preceded in death by his parents. A memorial service for Roy BROOKBANK was held on Thursday, September 15, at The Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Road, Halifax. Cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers, donations to Saint Vincent's Guest House will be welcomed at: Saint Vincent's Guest House, 2080 Windsor Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3K 5B2. Online condolences to Sharon BROOKBANK: zephyr@chebucto.ca. We thank all the staff of Saint Vincent's Guest House for taking such good care of him.

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BLAIR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-09-30 published
DOUGLAS/DOUGLASS, Stephanie (née SEAGRAM)
Peacefully on September 28, 2005 in Victoria, after a full and eventful life. Predeceased by her husband Fenner. Mourned by her daughter Diana and son-in-law Gordon GREEN, her grand_son Douglas GREEN and his wife Chryseis, and her granddaughter Andy BLAIR. The family wishes to thank the staff and care givers at Sunrise for their warmth and understanding. In keeping with Steph's wishes a private funeral will be held. Steph also asked that in lieu of flowers a donation be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of British Columbia, 1 888 473-4636.

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BLAIR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-09-30 published
WEAVER, Dominique Catherine
Dominique Catherine WEAVER suddenly and most sadly passed away on September 26, 2005. The beloved wife of Grant, mother of Matthew, daughter of Mme. Yalonde HOUDE and former Ambassador François-Xavier HOUDE (deceased) (Montreal,) sister of Pascale, Chantal, Marie-France, Jean François, Denys and Michele HOUDE, daughter-in-law of Mrs. Helen WEAVER and Dr. Kenneth WEAVER (deceased) (Port Alberni,) sister-in-law of Nancy BLAIR (Vancouver,) aunt, teacher, and friend of many. Born September 25, 1957, Dominique was an exotic flower of great beauty, raw energy and spicy perfume. A clever linguist, Dominique taught Spanish to the girls of York House School for many years, imparting to them not only Spanish vocabulary and grammar, but also her love of Latin language and culture. She had great fashion style and was a superb athlete and sportswoman who enjoyed the thrill of physical challenge. Dominique pushed herself hard - to hit the high notes in her choir, to perfect the most difficult steps of the Tango, to make the slam in tennis, and to open herself to the greatest gift of all, self love. Latterly, she struggled hard to right her ship and centre herself in calm waters, and strove for the peace that comes to some, but forever eludes others. She will be deeply missed. Dominique came from love now her soul is free to return to unconditional love. Funeral service and Church reception to be held Tuesday, October 4 at 2: 30 p.m. at Shaughnessy Heights United Church, 1550 West 33rd Avenue, Vancouver, with a gathering at the Family home to follow. For those who wish to sign an online book of condolences, please go to 'Obituaries' at www.kearneyfs.com. In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Salvation Army. Arrangements entrusted to Kearney Funeral Home: 604-736-0268.

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BLAIR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-13 published
BURNS, Frances Isobel (née VILLIERS)
Peacefully, at Eagle Terrace, Newmarket, on January 11th, 2005 in her 96th year. Loving wife of the late James BURNS. Mother of Beverley (Lloyd CHAMBERS) of Newmarket and Bonita (Craig TELFER) of Sunderland. Grandmother of Todd BLAIR (Joanna,) Jodi BACHHOFER, Trevor (Robyn) and Kyle TELFER. Great-grandmother of Vanessa, Taylor, Olivia and Cole. A private family Memorial will be held. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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BLAIR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-29 published
NORRIS, William Jack
Peacefully at the McCall Centre on Friday, January 28, 2005, in his 83rd year. Survived by his wife of 61 years, Helen Jean BLAIR of Mississauga. Father of Blair Linda Margaret and her husband Michael KELLER of Walsingham, Ontario, brother of Betty Norris COLMAN, and uncle of Marie Colman MADDEN and her husband Kenneth of Napanee, Ontario. A Memorial Service will be held at Clarkson Road Presbyterian Church, 1338 Clarkson Road, Mississauga, L5J 2W5 on Saturday, February 5, 2005 at 11 a.m. Private interment to follow at a later date. Arrangements entrusted with Turner & Porter "Peel" Chapel, 905-279-7663. In lieu of flowers, and for those who wish, donations may be made to the Fred Victor Mission, Toronto or to the Clarkson Road Presbyterian Church where Jack sang in the choir for many years. We can shed tears that he is gone, or smile because he has lived.

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BLAIR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-15 published
LINDSAY, Mary Elizabeth
Passed away peacefully in her sleep in Fergus on Sunday, February 13, 2005, in her 78th year. She will be sadly missed by her husband of 60 years James LINDSAY. Fondly remembered by her children Richard LINDSAY (Sandy) of Rochester Hills, Michigan, Bruce LINDSAY (Betsy) of Mississauga, Barb BLAIR (Gordon) of London and Karen GAAL (Dave) of Kitchener. Special grandmother to Graeme, Colin, Cameron, Chantal and Alex. Memorial Service to be held on Wednesday, February 16th, 2005 at 11: 00 a.m. at the Graham A. Giddy Funeral Home and Chapel, 280 St. David Street South in Fergus. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the time of Memorial Service. The family has requested donations in Mary's memory be directed to the Heart and Stroke Foundation (cards available at the Funeral Home or (519) 843-3100) www.grahamgiddyfh.com

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BLAIR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-21 published
BLAIR, Florence Ettie (née JACKSON)
Passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 19, 2005. She died in the loving presence of family and staff at Carefree Lodge. Predeceased by her husband William John (Jack) BLAIR, her daughter Joan Enns MERRIFIELD, and her son Mark. Remembered by her sons John and David, daughters-in-law Lina Maria and Jane, grandchildren Richard, Jennifer, Jeffrey, Jeanette, Graham, and their families. She was beautiful. She was smart. Among her talents, Florence was gifted with music, arts, crafts and gardening. We will miss her; thinking of her company and her quiet ways. A Memorial Gathering will be held on Saturday, February 26, 2005 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the R.S. Kane Funeral Home (6150 Yonge Street, at Goulding, south of Steeles). In lieu of flowers, donations to Carefree Lodge, would be appreciated by the family.

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BLAIR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-26 published
FARROW, George Henry " Harry"
It is with sadness his family announces the peaceful passing of "Harry", in his 84th year, on Tuesday, February 22, 2005 at Peel Manor, Brampton. Beloved companion and friend of Mary (Mamie). Beloved father of Dianne DRYSDALE (Paul), Lorraine RICH, and Cindy FLEMING/FLEMMING (Mike.) Cherished grandfather of Dan (Angela,) Matthew (Nikki), Jamie (Ron), Mark (Angela), Kristy, and Hannah, and four great-grandchildren. Mentor to Charlie BLAIR (Val.) Survived by his sisters Joyce of British Columbia, and Jean of England. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews in Canada and Great Britain, and by all of Mary's Family. Friends will be received at the Ward Funeral Home "Brampton Chapel" (52 Main St. S., Highway 10, Brampton) on Sunday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and on Monday from 12 noon to 1 p.m. Funeral Service in the Chapel on Monday at 1 p.m. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Parkinson Foundation or the charity of your choice would be appreciated.

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BLAIR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-03-16 published
BURROW, Anne Bell (formerly RUMBELOW)
Peacefully in her 86th year in the presence of her loving family at the Sunnybrook Health Science Centre on Monday evening, March 14th, 2005. She was predeceased by her husband Lenard BURROW and by her first husband Harold Douglas RUMBELOW. Loved mother of Gloria Jean and her husband Lucio CARMOSINO, John Albert RUMBELOW and his wife Lyn and Angela Millicent and her husband Peter ADDIE. Survived by her identical twin sister Sarah Hay SCANLAN and by her brother Bill BLAIR. Loved grandmother of David CARMOSINO, Kimberly PARCHMENT, Michelle and P.J. Addie. Great-grandmother of Jacob. A memorial service to commemorate her life will be held at The Pine Hills Visitation, Chapel and Reception Centre (625 Birchmount Road, North of St. Clair. 416-267-8229) on Thursday, March 17th, 2005 at 7 p.m. Cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated.

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BLAIR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-02 published
BLAIR, Florence Victoria (née JARDINE)
Peacefully at Rouge Valley Health Centre (Ajax) on Tuesday, March 29, 2005, at the age of 84. She is survived by her husband Thomas daughter Susan and husband Dennis; son Fred and wife Kim; and step-son Gary and wife Jan. Her grandchildren Tiffany, Blair, and Nadine, and her sister Melba will sadly miss her. A private ceremony has been held. Many thanks to the doctors, nurses, and staff of the Rouge Valley Health Centre, Ajax, for the excellent care Mom received on her many stays over the past few years. Should family and Friends so desire, donations may be made to the Rouge Valley Health Centre, Foundation Office; or the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 606. Arrangements entrusted to the McEachnie Funeral Home, 905-428-8488.

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BLAIR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-08 published
BLAIR, Catherine " Kay" A.
Peacefully, at the Central Park Lodge, on Wednesday, April 6, 2005, in her 99th year. Dearly loved wife of the late Lorne Robert BLAIR. Catherine will be fondly remembered by all her family and Friends. Friends will be received at the "Woodbridge Chapel" of Scott Funeral Home, 7776 Kipling Avenue (at Hwy. 7), on Friday from 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held in the funeral home Chapel on Saturday, April 9, 2005 at 10: 00 a.m. Interment Riverside Cemetery.

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BLAIR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-25 published
Terrified patrons flee as bullets spray crowd
Widowed mother of 4 shot dead at club
By Jim WILKES, Staff Reporter, With files from Michelle SHEPPARD
It was to have been a night of joy and laughter, a night to forget a year of sorrow.
Instead it was a night of violence and gunfire that left a young Brampton widow and mother of four small children shot to death on a nightclub floor.
Livvette MOORE, whose husband died from cancer last year, had been struggling to raise her children and balance the demands of a new job. So Friends encouraged the 26-year-old to join them at a birthday party Saturday night at Prestige Palace, a restaurant on Milvan Dr. in North York.
But shortly after 3: 30 a.m., gunmen, who smuggled handguns past security guards at the front door, opened fire, spraying bullets across a room crowded with more than 200 partygoers.
MOORE was caught in the crossfire and died within moments.
A part-owner of the Jamaican-themed nightspot, near Finch Ave. W. and Weston Rd., was critically wounded and taken to Sunnybrook hospital. Five others wounded by stray bullets made it to hospitals on their own.
Police were able to easily identify MOORE. The names and faces of her children -- Jaheel, 10, Chanel, 7, Deandre, 6 and Tyrel, 5 -- were tattooed on her upper right arm.
"It's a tragedy on a tragedy," said Homicide Det. Wayne BANKS, who said shots were still being fired as officers arrived at the scene.
"We've lost a young lady, one of our citizens that was here to enjoy a party. She's been gunned down in the early part of her life and it's just disgusting."
The reaction was all that and more on a dead-end street in a Brampton townhouse complex, where relatives and Friends gathered to mourn MOORE and rally around her children.
"There are four little ones I have to take care of now," said her father, Amos REID, who fought back tears and rubbed at red-rimmed eyes as he spoke of his dead daughter.
"She was my daughter and my friend," he said, leaning on son Kevin for support as he clutched a wrinkled photograph of Livvette.
"She was everything to me.
"I talked to the Creator this morning," he said. "Because only He knows what's going on with this young generation. We've got to change our style. It's not good. It's killing us, big time, big time."
REID, 53, said Livvette didn't drink and had joined Friends at the party to try to find some pleasure as she worked to get over her husband Sean's death.
"She just went out to have fun and then that's how it ended," he said.
"She's good, she's good, she's good, all the way good."
The killing was Toronto's 18th homicide this year. It came two hours before another shooting at a downtown club that wounded an employee of the Film Lounge.
The party at Prestige Palace began Saturday night and carried on into the early hours yesterday morning.
It was billed on flyers as the third annual Birthday Bash for Michelle BLESS, but the club was open to anyone.
Cardboard cutout stars hung from the ceiling; pastel balloons and streamers lined the walls. Mylar balloons filled with helium, one in the shape of a champagne bottle, blew outside in the breeze.
The dance floor was packed when the shooting began. At first, some of the dancers at the nightclub kept moving to the reggae beat, thinking it was just the balloons popping. Then the panic hit.
"Everybody starting running, so I just got caught up in it, everything happened so fast," a 28-year-old woman recalled.
"I ended up basically under a table with a whole bunch of other people and the shots continued to go off. Maybe about six shots or more.
"We were under there for maybe a minute, minute-and-a-half and then everybody got up to run to the door."
witnesses: said gunfire continued outside in the parking lot as police arrived. The window of a car parked in front of the two-storey strip plaza where the club is located was shattered by a bullet.
Bill BLAIR, who is to be sworn in as Toronto's new police chief tomorrow, talked to investigators at the scene.
One man who arrived as other patrons were fleeing said he didn't think twice. "It's common sense," he said. "You see girls running and guys running.
"Are you going to go and stand? You get out of there, too."
A regular partygoer said the usual security staff weren't working the club for the party.
"They had to bring in at the last minute a new set of security guards," he said. "So a certain set of people come and see an opportunity and take it... to get in with their weapons.
"The regular security know who to search and where to search."
He said a handful of "idiots" regularly show up at dances and parties with weapons but are turned away by security guards.
"They're kids, they're young punks, 19 or 20," he said. "They drink all day and smoke all day and go out at night looking for trouble.
"It's just a small portion of the community and they make it bad for everybody else."
Another partygoer said security guards at the door were looking in bags and patting down some people, but there were no metal detectors.
"I just want to know how the killer feels," said one teenager who left the club in a cab after running from the shooting, too scared to collect her car in the parking lot.
"Were those shots meant for her? How could he do that?"
Also yesterday, Toronto police were investigating a shooting at the Film Lounge club just before 5 a.m. A 33-year-old employee was shot as he stood outside the club on Dundas St. W. near Beverley St.
A year ago, a bouncer was shot at the after-hours bar. A few weeks earlier a Kitchener teenager had died after taking ecstasy there.
Yesterday, an off-duty paramedic treated the victim before he was taken to hospital for surgery. He is expected to survive. Police said the shooting took place at the club entrance.
In Halton, police made a quick arrest yesterday in the region's first homicide of the year after a 45-year-old Acton resident was stabbed to death Saturday night. A 44-year-old man was arrested after a fight at a Maria St. home. Police said he knew the victim.

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BLAIR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-05-11 published
BURRIDGE, Lily (formerly SHELTON)
Suddenly, on Monday, May 9, 2005, at Bayhaven Senior Care Centre, Collingwood, in her 89th year. Lily, formerly of Toronto, beloved wife of the late William BURRIDGE (1983) and the late Joseph Edgar SHELTON (1962.) Loving mother of Dianne SHELTON of Toronto and Marilyn MYERS of Wasaga Beach. Dear grandmother of Dakin and Joseph MYERS. Sister of Edna (Bob WRIGHT) of Orillia and the late Elizabeth GORHAM. Adored by Bob ROSE of Stayner and Maureen and Bob BLAIR of Peterborough. Lily will be sadly missed by her dear Friends at Blue Mountain Manor, Stayner. Friends will be received at Carruthers and Davidson Funeral Home, 7313 Highway 26 (Main Street), Stayner (1-866-428-2637) from 6-9 p.m. Thursday. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Friday, May 13, 2005 at 10 o'clock. Interment Pine Hills Cemetery, Toronto. Remembrances to the Alzheimer Society, Box 1414, Barrie, Ontario L4M 5R4 would be appreciated by Lily's daughters. For more information or to sign the online guestbook, log on to www.generations.on.ca

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BLAIR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-05-31 published
LUSSIER, Adelle
Peacefully at the Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital on Sunday, May 29, 2005. Beloved wife of the late Leo. Loving mother of Carole and her husband Peter DOHERTY and Darlene BLAIR. Dear grandma of Karen, Ryan, Janice and Ian. Dear sister of Jean. She will be sadly missed by her family and Friends. A funeral service will be held in the chapel of Skinner and Middlebrook Ltd., 128 Lakeshore Rd. E. (1 block west of Hurontario St.) Mississauga (Parking off Ann St.) on Wednesday, June 1, 2005 at 10: 00 a.m. Interment Saint Mary's Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or The Arthritis Society would be greatly appreciated. Special thanks to the wonderful nurses in 4C of Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital.

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BLAIR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-06-08 published
ROBINSON, Patricia
Peacefully, at her residence in Ajax, Ontario surrounded by family on June 3, 2005. Pat ROBINSON in her 60th year after a long battle with Cancer. Beloved wife of the late Duncan. Sadly missed by her mother Eva KELLY; daughter Debbie (Shawn O'HARE) and grand_sons Conor and Daniel; son Michael (Sandra) and grand_sons Chris, Zack and Jacob. Will be greatly missed by her extended family and many Friends. Many thanks to Dr. CLEMONS, Anne BLAIR and the Chemo Staff at Sunnybrook. A special thank you to Sue and the other homecare nurses. Service will take place in her hometown of Ste. Agathe, Quebec on Wednesday, June 8. A memorial service will be held in Ajax on June 25. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Sunnybrook Cancer Centre or Breast Cancer Research.

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BLAIR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-06-12 published
WHITING, Ernest Norman
Suddenly at Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket on Friday, June 10, 2005 at the age of 63 years. Ernie WHITING of Keswick, beloved husband of Janet (née BLAIR.) Dear father of Kelly, Blair and Shaun. Beloved son of June (née CRATE) and the late Verdun WHITING. Dear brother of Brenda WHITING. A Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel of the Taylor Funeral Home, 20846 Dalton Road, Sutton, Monday at 1: 30 p.m. Visiting in the funeral home from 12 noon. Interment Queensville Cemetery, Queensville.

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BLAIR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-06-18 published
LAWSON, Marion
Peacefully on Thursday June 16, 2005. Marion, loving wife to the late John. Dear mother to Rod (Karen), Gord, Gavin and Don. Sister to Betty BLAIR. Will be fondly remembered by her grandchildren Matthew, Aaron, Julie, Kimberly, Michael, Blaise and Brian and great-grand_son Gregory. Friends and family may visit at The Simple Alternative Funeral Centre, 1057 Brock Road, Pickering (south of 401) 905-686-5589 after 10 a.m. Tuesday. A funeral service to celebrate Marion's life will be held at 11 a.m. Cremation to follow.

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BLAIR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-06-21 published
MILLER, Veta May
Passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 19, 2005. She will be dearly missed by her daughter Maisie and her husband Howard DAWSON. Loving sister to Levi BUTLER and Mabel CLARKE of Port Rexton, Newfoundland and step-sister to Barbara BLAIR of Boston, Massachusetts, sister-in-law to Sybil BUTLER of Victoria, British Columbia, George JOHNSON of London, England and Irene WALDRON of Deer Lake, Newfoundland. Caring aunt to many nieces and nephews. Veta is predeceased by many loving relatives. A special thanks to all of the compassionate nurses and caregivers of Leisure World - O'Connor Gate (Floor 3A). The family will receive Friends at the Ogden Funeral Home, 4164 Sheppard Ave. East, Agincourt (east of Kennedy Rd.) on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service to be held at Knox Presbyterian Church, 4156 Sheppard Ave. East, Agincourt, on Wednesday at 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or the Alzheimer Society.

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BLAIR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-07-15 published
ALDRIDGE, William George " Bill"
Passed away after a brief battle with cancer at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Barrie on Wednesday July 13, 2005 in his 69th year. Beloved husband of Dorothy (née MAYORS.) Loving father of Lorrie JURCIC (Nick) of Guelph, William ALDRIDGE (Renee) of Brampton and Bonnie BLACKWOOD (Stephen BLAIR) of Scarborough. Dear grandfather of Mathew, Adam, Ryan, Lori, Jennifer, Kristen, Mark, Nicholas, Micheal and Jason. Bill was the son of Nellie ALDRIDGE and the late James. Survived by brothers Jim (Patricia), Charlie (Marie), Sidney (Susie), Michael (Cathy), and sisters Nellie, Edith (Albert) and Sherry. Friends may call at the Steckley-Gooderham Funeral Home (Clapperton and Worsley Streets), Barrie on Saturday from 2: 00 p.m. Service in the chapel on Saturday July 16th at 3:00 p.m. Cremation. A special thank you to Doctors BICKLE and PRESSNAIL and the nursing staff of the 3rd floor of the Royal Victoria Hospital. Condolences may be forwarded through www.steckleygooderham.com

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BLAIR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-08-06 published
BLAIR, Ruby
Suddenly at her home on Thursday, August 4, 2005 in her 77th year. Dearly loved wife of Harold for 51 years. Loving mother of Sharon (Edmund MUNROE), Michael, Earl (Colleen), Ekua, Refton (Nancy) and Suzette. Dear sister of Raphel (Linda) THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON (United Kingdom). Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren and her nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Giffen-Mack Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, 2570 Danforth Ave., (at Main Subway) on Sunday afternoon August 7, from 1-4 p.m. and Monday evening, August 8, from 6-9 p.m. Further visitation will be held on Saturday, August 13, from 10 a.m. at St. Matthew's Anglican Church, (First Ave., south of Gerrard, east from Broadview) until time of service in the church at 11: 00 a.m. Interment to follow. In lieu of flowers, a remembrance may be made to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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BLAIR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-08-17 published
HARRISON, Donald Christopher, M.D., F.R.C.P.C.
(April 5, 1925-August 15, 2005)
Naval Veteran of World War 2 (known to his naval Friends as "Hardtack") Died at his home in Toronto on August 15, 2005 in his 81st year. son of the late Dr. Frederick C. HARRISON and Gladys SUTHERLAND. Survived by his sisters Mary BARNETT and Margaret CROSS of Toronto. He is also survived by the love of his life Dr. Joan Fletcher HARRISON to whom he has been happily married for 55 years. He was the father of Michael (Sarah FRENCH) of Guelph, Dr. Christopher (Deb BLAIR) of Calgary, Dr. David (Dr. Cathy LE FEUVRE) of Mississauga and Dr. Helen of Ottawa. He has 8 grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Don was born and brought up in Toronto. He attended Rosedale Public School, Upper Canada College and Royal Canadian Naval College. In 1944-1945 he was the navigator of M.T.B. 745 and 736 of the 65th Canadian Motor Torpedo Boat Flotilla operating in the English Channel, the North Sea and the Scheldt Estuary. When the war ended he became a medical student in the infamous ex-service year of the University of Toronto, graduating in 1950. Five years of postgraduate work at Toronto teaching hospitals and the Banting Institute were followed by six marvelous years of practice at Deep River, Ontario. Returning to Toronto, he conducted private practice and was a medical officer with Bell Canada for 27 years. During this time he served as Medical Officer for the Eastern Arctic Patrol in 1962 and 1965, screening Inuit in the Eastern Arctic for tuberculosis. While with Bell he had many visits to Saudi Arabia, looking after Bell employees while Bell put in a new telecommunications system in the Kingdom. Don has been a life-long cottager at Go Home Bay, was president of the Madawaska Club at Go Home Bay, a member of Alpine Ski Club and the Aesculapian Club. He had a passionate love of skiing, boating and especially sailing. The family thanks Dr. John KIM, Dr. Anoo TAMBER, and the staff of the Princess Margaret Hospital for their care and thoughtful consideration. The family will receive Friends at the Humphrey Funeral Home - A.W. Miles Chapel, 1403 Bayview Avenue (south of Eglinton Avenue East), from 7-9 p.m. on Thursday, August 18. A funeral service will be held at 1 o'clock on Friday, August 19 at Church of St. Michael and All Angels, 611 St. Clair Ave. West (at Wychwood Ave.), Toronto. If desired, donations to the Toronto Brigantine Inc., 249 Queen's Quay West, Unit 111, Toronto, Ontario M5J 2N5 or to the Canadian Red Cross, 1623 Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario M4T 2A1 would be greatly appreciated.

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BLAIR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-09-16 published
BROOKBANK, Carman Roy, PhD
Age 83, Halifax, died peacefully at Saint Vincent's Guest House on Monday, September 12, 2005. He had suffered from Parkinson's Disease. At the time of his death, he was Professor Emeritus in the Faculty of Business Administration at Dalhousie University. Roy was born January 8, 1922, in Brampton, Ontario, the only child of the late Carman George and Lily May (PEARCE) BROOKBANK. In 1944 he married Anne Lorraine McCABE in Toronto. They had four daughters; they were divorced in 1975. He married Margaret BLAIR in 1999. She survives him living in Halifax. After three years of service in the Canadian Army, he earned Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees from the University of Toronto with coursework at Columbia University, New York. He majored in Sociology, a new discipline at the time. He subsequently completed his PhD at the University of Toronto. Roy began his career in Brantford, Ontario, as a program director with the Young Men's Christian Association. He then moved to Calgary as Director of the Canadian Council of Christians and Jews. During the 1960s in Vancouver, as Director of Industrial Relations at British Columbia Electric, he was an innovator in the developing field of labour management relations. In 1962, he was recruited to teach at the Institute of Public Affairs, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, and went on to become one of the pioneers of the inaugural Master of Business Administration degree program at Dalhousie. Professor BROOKBANK introduced hundreds of students to the basic principles of Labour Management Relations and Organizational Behaviour. He was born to teach, and held a deep affection for the academic world. An avid trout fisherman, Roy spent many happy hours on the lakes and streams of Nova Scotia with his Friends. He was a tropical fish enthusiast, successful in breeding many rare varieties. In his garden at his house in Hubley, Nova Scotia, he grew roses, berries and fruits. In addition to his wife, Peg, Roy is survived by his former wife, Anne, and his children Sharon, Halifax; Candace, Ottawa; Teresa (Louis LEMOINE), Halifax; and Adrienne (Sean BLANCHARD,) Toronto; grandchildren Curtis PARKER, Vancouver; Trevor PARKER, Tokyo; Sara PETHES, Ottawa; Sophie and Gabrielle LEMOINE, Halifax; and Ethan BLANCHARD, Toronto. He was preceded in death by his parents. A memorial service for Roy BROOKBANK was held on Thursday, September 15, at The Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Road, Halifax. Cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers, donations to Saint Vincent's Guest House will be welcomed at: Saint Vincent's Guest House, 2080 Windsor Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3K 5B2. Online condolences to Sharon BROOKBANK: zephyr@chebucto.ca We thank all the staff of Saint Vincent's Guest House for taking such good care of him.

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BLAIR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-09-25 published
RESTIVO, Pat (née BLAIR)
After spending her final days surrounded by family, Pat passed away peacefully in her daughter's home on Friday, September 23, 2005, at the age of 65 years. Beloved wife of the late George RESTIVO. Loved daughter of the late Frank and Gladys BLAIR, loving mother of Gord and his wife Wanda, Kim, Jan and her husband Brian. Proud Grandma of Katie, Ben, Shawna, Brett, Ty and Michael. Sadly missed by her brothers Chuck (Annie), Dusty (Lil) and the late Danny and all the Blair Family in Fort Erie. Dear friend and niece Terri will always cherish special moments at the lake. Loved daughter-in-law of Sam RESTIVO, treasured sister-in-law of Linda, Bill and his wife Diana, Susan and her husband Gerry, and niece Brianne. Pat will be greatly missed by all her many Friends at Davis Lake. Pat now rests peacefully in the arms of her husband and soulmate George. She will be forever remembered for her insurmountable strength, courage and caring. Friends may pay their respects at the Morris Funeral Chapel, 4 Division Street, Bowmanville on Monday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service in the Morris Chapel on Tuesday, September 27, 2005 at 11 a.m. Cremation at Bowmanville Crematorium. Donations to Oshawa General Hospital Foundation, Oncology Department, or Kinmount District Health Services Foundation in Pat's memory would be gratefully appreciated. A heartfelt thank you to Dr. Kevin CALHOUN, Melissa CASSELMAN, Lyn SMALL, Lynne RUTHERFORD and especially Sherrie EARLE for giving Mom the gift of dying as she lived, with humour and dignity.

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BLAIR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-09-27 published
BLAIR, Doris (née LUCK)
(Former Town of Newmarket Councillor (1969-1980) and proprietor of Doris Ladies Wear, Main Street, Newmarket for 32 years) At Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket on Sunday, September 25, 2005, in her 90th year. Doris (née LUCK,) beloved wife of the late Homer BLAIR and dear mother of Paul BLAIR (Debbie CURRAN) of Windsor. She will be lovingly remembered by her grandchildren David BLAIR of Sarasota, Florida and Pamela (Wayne DEANE) of Whistler, British Columbia, and great-grandmother of Alex and Victoria BLAIR and Chantal CASSIDY and Jillian (J.J.) DEANE. Friends may call at the Roadhouse and Rose Funeral Home, 157 Main St. South, Newmarket from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Friday at 2: 30 p.m. followed by interment at Newmarket Cemetery. Memorial donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated. A thank you is extended to the doctors and staff of Southlake Regional Health Centre and Aurora Resthaven for their excellent care.

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BLAIR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-10-13 published
TRIBBLE, Robert " Dean"
Passed away on October 1st, 2005, at 40 years of age. Dean, will be sadly missed by his wife Kelley and their children, Caitlin, Erin Grace, and Dylan; his mother and father, Grace and Larry TRIBBLE; his sister Mary Grace BLAIR and her family Larry and Brodey; Dean's brother Jamie TRIBBLE and his family Lisa, Victoria and Mitchell; his grandmother Rene TRIBBLE. We wish for you to join us to celebrate Dean's life and to say goodbye. The service is on Saturday, October 15th, 2005 at 2 p.m. in Orangeville, Tweedsmuir Presbyterian Church on 6 John St. A trust fund has been set up for Dean's family, if you wish to make a contribution.

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BLAIR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-11-29 published
SHORTISS, Florence May (née MASEY)
Passed away with her family by her side on Sunday, November 27, 2005 at her home at Carefree Lodge, in her 93rd year. Her last days were in keeping with her life, filled with love, strength, courage and character. Predeceased by her beloved husband and best friend Thomas Edward "Ted". Will be remembered by her sister Eleanor LEWIS. Greatly missed by her son Tom, her daughter Jane and her husband David BLAIR. Admired and adored "Nan" of Jeanette (Lesley) and Graham (Emily) and great-grandmother of Simon. Florence will also be remembered by her many nieces, nephews and their families. A special thank you from the entire family to the staff at her home in Carefree Lodge for their care and Friendship of "Flossy". Friends may call at the R.S. Kane Funeral Home (6150 Yonge Street at Goulding, south of Steeles) on Wednesday from 5: 00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Funeral in the chapel on Thursday, December 1st, 2005 at 11 a.m. Interment Mount Pleasant Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Carefree Lodge would be appreciated by the family. "The sense of loss is great and grand, as the lady herself"

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BLAIR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-03 published
O'DELL, Roger Robert
Peacefully at Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket, on Thursday, December 1, 2005 two weeks prior to his 83rd birthday. Roger O'DELL of Sutton beloved husband of Winnifred (née BLAIR.) Dear father of Roger O'DELL and his wife Laurie and loving grandfather of Heather and Hayley all of Toronto. Predeceased by his brother and sisters, Patricia, Kaye, Flosie and Lorne. Resting at the Taylor Funeral Home, 20846 Dalton Road, Sutton from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral Service in the chapel, Wednesday at 1: 30 p.m. Interment Briar Hill Cemetery, Sutton. Donations to the Lung Association would be appreciated by the family.

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