BURDETTE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-10-01 published
HYSEN, Edwin
Peacefully at his home, on September 29, 2005, surrounded by family, Edwin HYSEN in his 78th year. Edwin will be especially missed by his daughters Pamela HANDLEMAN, Jayne HYSEN, and his son Peter, and daughter-in-law Kathy, grandchildren Rowland and Gregory HYSEN and Ivy HANDLEMAN, son-in-law Paul HANDLEMAN, and former wife Joan TURNBULL. Predeceased by his twin brother Richard, mother Rhoda PEAK, father Shaquier HYSEN and grand_son Peter HYSEN- BURDETTE. Ed was a musician and performed locally for many years. He played oboe and English horn with the London Symphony Orchestra (now "Orchestra London"). He was organist/ choir director at Robinson Memorial United Church for over thirty years, and founder of Hysen Music Ltd., a London based national sheet music and book distributor. For the last few years he enjoyed performing chamber music with many good Friends. Heartfelt thanks to Dr. WONG and the nursing staff of the University Hospital palliative care unit, Dr. DINGLE at the London Regional Cancer Clinic, as well as the nurses of St. Elizabeth for keeping him comfortable in his final days. A memorial service to be held at The Church of Epiphany, 11 Briscoe Street W., on Monday October 3 at 2: 00 p.m. There will be a reception after the memorial.

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BURDETTE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-06-13 published
MADILL, Vaughn James
(Retired from Air Canada as Inbound Baggage Supervisor in 1993 after 23 years) Suddenly at Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket on Saturday, June 11, 2005. Vaughn MADILL of Bradford and formerly of Tottenham, in his 69th year. Beloved husband of Margerie (GAUTHIER.) Dear father of Dawn (Brian) MOREAU. Dear grandfather of Brent, Natalie and Kiel MOREAU. Brother of Garnet (Orma) MADILL and Barbara (Ted) BURDETTE. Best friend of Bobbi and Muffy. Friends may call at Skwarchuk Funeral Home, Bradford for visitation on Wednesday, June 15, 2005 from 12 noon until the time of a Memorial Service in the Chapel at 1 p.m. Interment of ashes at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Bradford. Donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated.

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BURDGE o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-03-02 published
BURDGE, Helen
Peacefully surrounded by her family, on Saturday, February 26th, 2005, Helen BURDGE. Beloved mother of Sherran, of Owen Sound, Rick and Debbie and Darlene and Dennis, all of Brucefield. Special grandmother and proud great-grandmother. Predeceased by her husband, Bill. In following with her wishes, there will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held, Saturday, March 5th at 11: 00 a.m. at Brucefield United Church, Reverend Mary Beth WILSON officiating. If desired, memorial donations to Seaforth Community Hospital, Brucefield United Church or a charity of your choice would be appreciated. Whitney-Ribey Funeral Home, Seaforth, entrusted with arrangements (519-527-1390). Condolences at www.whitneyribeyfuneralhome.com
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BURDGE o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-08-24 published
WILCOX, Shelly LeeAnn (ROBERTSON)
On August 22nd, 2005, in her 41st year. Surrounded by her family at Saint Joseph's Hospital, Hamilton. Loving wife and mother of Mike WILCOX and Brendan WILCOX, at home in Burlington. Loving daughter of Margaret ROBERTSON. Caring sister of Shannon REID (Tom,) Stacey UPTON (Dave;) dear aunt of Matthew and Ashley REID, J.D. UPTON; like a loving daughter to Sherran BURDGE, all of Owen Sound. Predeceased by grandparents, Margaret and Douglas ROBERTSON, and Mildred and Edgar BYERS. Sister-in-law to John WILCOX (Tisiana), Bev BELANGER (Larry), Karen PONTING (Gary), and families. Friends are invited to turner and porter, peel chapel, 2180 Hurontario Street, Mississauga, Ontario, 905-279-7663, for visiting on Wednesday, August 24th from 7: 00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be conducted at the chapel, Thursday, August 25th at 1: 00 p.m. Memorial donations to the Home Hemo Dialysis department at Toronto General Hospital.
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BURDGE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-01-07 published
BENFORD, Thomas J. " Tom"
Peacefully, at London Health Sciences Centre, University Campus, on Thursday, January 6th, 2005, Mr. Thomas J. "Tom" BENFORD of London in his 90th year. Beloved husband of Jessie and the late Lena (1978.) Loving father of Allan J. BENFORD and his fiancée Sheila BURDGE, and Charlene MILLER and her husband Gus. Dear brother of Edward and his wife June and Irene SLATTER. Also survived by his grandchildren, Bradley and Vicky MILLER and by his sister-in-law Pauline BENFORD. Predeceased by his sisters Doris MADDEN, Hilda MacDONALD, Kae POOLE and by his brothers Walter and George. Sadly missed by Karen and Keith WILTON and by his extended family. Tom was a veteran of World War 2 D-Day Invasion and an avid fan of the London Knights. Visitation will be held on Friday from 2: 00 - 4:00 and 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. at the Westview Funeral Chapel, 709 Wonderland Road, North, (2 blocks north of Oxford), where the funeral service will be conducted on Saturday, January 8th, 2005 at 3: 00 p.m. Private interment at Woodland Cemetery. Memorial contributions to the London Health Sciences Foundation Cancer Centre or the Children's Hospital of Western Ontario would be gratefully appreciated.

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BURDGE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-02-28 published
BURDGE, Helen
Peacefully surrounded by her family on Saturday, February 26, 2005, Helen BURDGE. Beloved mother of Sherran of Owen Sound, Rick and Debbie and Darlene and Dennis, all of Brucefield. Special grandmother and proud great-grandmother. Predeceased by her husband Bill. In following with her wishes, there will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 5 at 11: 00 am at Brucefield United Church, Reverend Mary Beth WILSON officiating. If desired, memorial donations to Seaforth Community Hospital, Brucefield United Church or a charity of your choice would be appreciated. Whitney-Ribey Funeral Home, Seaforth, entrusted with arrangements (519-527-1390). Condolences at www.whitneyribeyfuneralhome.com

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BURDGE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-06-14 published
PAGE, Gary Rowland
Passed away on Friday, June 10, 2005. Dear son of Alberta and Harry BURDGE, and Rowland and Casandra PAGE. Cherished brother of Douglas and Cathy, and Darlene and Allan. Fondly remembered by his family: the Chongs, the Landans, the Browns, the Dakins, and the Strombas. Predeceased by his grandparents Lois and George PAGE.

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BURDICK o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-05-14 published
AYLESWORTH, Mac, Q.C. (1912-2005)
Painlessly and peacefully in Toronto, March 29, 2005 at 92. By his request, private ceremonies were held in Toronto and Trenton. Predeceased: in 1991 by his dear wife Patricia Joan (née McFAYDEN, of Fort Francis,) dear friend Alec McFAYDEN and by his dear sister Patricia JOAN (Langdon.) Lovingly missed by daughter Ara Joan AYLESWORTH, son-in-law Jeff HEMMINGS and granddaughter Leela Aylesworth HEMMINGS. Much loved by, and father figure to, Jeanne ANDREWS. Lovingly missed by sisters-in-law Bonnie and Marg and nephews and nieces: dear Michael STRATTON and Margaret and Dave BURDICK, Sandy, Judy, Tommy, Kenneth LANGDON and Linda, Brian LANGDON and Julie, Ellie, Sharon and Heather, Dix, Terry, Bev, Dixie, Diane, Jack and Danny, Carla, Sherri and Rick, Raymond and Ellen and his last surviving friend from the flight crew shot down over Germany, Neil KNIGHT, Wireless Air Gunner, 415 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force Bomber Command, and friend from the P.O.W. camp, Chet SWIER. In 1992 retired to Toronto - Bayview Cummer Nursing Home Thanks to great staff, recovered in 1999 to independent residence. Heartfelt thanks to so many great staff at the Harold and Grace Baker Centre. We will miss his photography and funny, inventive letters and cards this Christmas. Born in Vancouver, happy childhood in Trenton, Ontario - Canada's King's Scout to the 1929 World Jamboree, basketball captain, quarterback, Victoria College B.A., homeless depression-era rail rider through U.S., food mission organizer in Phoenix, cotton picker, Texas boxer, Timmins Ontario - miner, goalie, bareknuckles prize fighter, Toronto - law at Osgoode, crapshooter, gambler, World War 2: Quebec - Air Force navigation math teacher, Flying Officer, England - navigator (Halifax Club), boxer, parachuter (Caterpillar Club), P.O.W. escapee, Toronto - Queens Counsel, partier, after Pearson asked him to run as Liberal M.P. and M.P.P. publicly announced voting C.C.F. (N.D.P.), Ottawa - pool player, Advisor to the Veterans Land Act, Director of Legal Services, Department of Veterans Affairs. As Negotiator and Consultant on task forces for the Department of Justice, writing contracts, for pensions, unions, improved wages and working conditions for hospital workers, enforcing labour laws and retroactive wages and benefits for waitresses, the disabled, and veterans, a passionate and effective advocate. 'Do not go gentle into that good night. Rage, rage against the dying of the light.'

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BURDICK o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-06 published
DOWNEY, Kenneth Erwood
Peacefully, with family at his side, on February 4th, 2005, at the Golden Plough Lodge in Cobourg. Beloved husband of Jeanne and loving father of Jane and Bob (Valerie). Predeceased by son-in-law Brian MORRIS. Dear brother of Loreen McPHAIL (Harris - deceased,) Chub (Marion) and Bud (Margaret). He will be fondly remembered by his sister-in-law Audrey BURDICK and his many nieces and nephews. The family would like to express their appreciation to the staff of the Golden Plough Lodge and Ghel JARVIS for their care and compassion. Friends may call at the Ross Funeral Chapel, 135 Walton Street, Port Hope on Monday from 7-9 p.m. Service will be held at the Ross Funeral Chapel at 2 p.m. Tuesday, February 8th. If desired, donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Canada.

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BURDICK o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-05-07 published
AYLESWORTH, Mac, Q.C. (1912-2005)
Painlessly and peacefully in Toronto, March 29, 2005 at 92½. By his request, private ceremonies were held in Toronto and Trenton. Predeceased: in 1991 by his dear wife Patricia Joan (née McFAYDEN, of Fort Francis,) dear friend Alec McFAYDEN and by his dear sister Patricia JOAN (Langdon.) Lovingly missed by daughter Ara Joan AYLESWORTH, son-in-law Jeff HEMMINGS and granddaughter Leela Aylesworth HEMMINGS. Much loved by, and father figure to, Jeanne ANDREWS. Lovingly missed by sister-in-law Bonnie and nephews and nieces: Michael STRATTON and Margaret and Dave BURDICK, Sandy, Judy, Tommy, Kenneth and Linda, Brian, Julie and Ellie, Dix, Terry, Bev, Dixie, Diane, Jack and Danny, Carla, Sherri and Rick, Raymond and Ellen and his last surviving friend from the flight crew shot down over Germany, Neil KNIGHT, Wireless Air Gunner, 415 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force Bomber Command, and friend from the P.O.W. camp, Chet SWIER. In 1992 retired to Toronto - Bayview-Cummer Nursing Home; thanks to great staff, recovered in 1999 to independent residence. Heartfelt thanks to so many great staff at the Harold and Grace Baker Centre. We will miss his photography and funny, inventive letters and cards this Christmas. Born in Vancouver, happy childhood in Trenton, Ontario - Canada's King's Scout to the 1929 World Jamboree, basketball captain, quarterback, Victoria College B.A., homeless depression-era rail rider through U.S., food mission organizer in Phoenix, cotton picker, Texas boxer, Timmins, Ontario - miner, goalie, bareknuckles prize fighter, Toronto - law at Osgoode, crapshooter, gambler, World War 2: Quebec - Air Force navigation math teacher, Flying Officer, England - navigator (Halifax Club), boxer, parachuter (Caterpillar Club), P.O.W. escapee, Toronto - partier, Queen's Counsel, after Pearson asked him to run as Liberal M.P.P. and M.P. publicly announced voting C.C.F. (N.D.P.), Ottawa - pool player, Advisor to the Veterans Land Act, Director of Legal Services, Department of Veterans Affairs. As Negotiator and Consultant on task forces for the Department of Justice, writing contracts for: pensions, unions, improved wages and working conditions for hospital workers, enforcing labour laws and retroactive wages and benefits for waitresses, the disabled, and veterans, a passionate and effective advocate. "Do not go gentle into that good night. Rage, rage against the dying of the light."

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BURDICK o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-05-09 published
HODGSON, Edward " Ted"
Suddenly at his home, on Friday May 6, 2005. Beloved husband of Jean. Loving father of Lisa TUBARO and her husband Edward, Teddy, Ken and Robin. Dear Poppy of Emma and Owen. Ted is survived by his twin brother Ron and his wife Bev, and his sister Georgeann and her husband John BURDICK. He will be missed by nieces, nephews, relatives and Friends. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter Yorke Chapel, 2357 Bloor St. W., at Windermere, east of the Jane subway, on Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. A Service of Remembrance will be held in the Chapel on Wednesday, May 11, 2005 at 3 p.m. For those who wish, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or to the Canadian Diabetes Foundation.

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BURDOCK o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-08-31 published
GILCHRIST, Edith Irene
Born August 20, 1914 on the homestead farm near Sinclair, Manitoba, died peacefully at Chateau Gardens, London on August 15, 2005 with her family by her side. Edith wed Thomas GILCHRIST on October 2, 1937 and farmed in the Sinclair district until their retirement and move to Brandon, Manitoba in 1975. There, they made many Friends and continued their passion for square dancing and travelling with their Boler. In 1990, after the passing of her husband in 1983, Edith came to London, Ontario to be near her children. In London, Edith made new Friendships in the apartment and retirement home she resided in from 1990-2004. Her love of quilting, needlework and puzzles, and her special humour and zest for life was admired by all who knew her. Edith is survived and sadly missed by son, Allan GILCHRIST and wife Eileen of Victoria, British Columbia, daughter Janis and husband Dave NORLEY of London, Ontario, and her brother Jim MORRICE and wife Betty of Reston, Manitoba. The family wish to thank the residents and all the staff at Chateau Gardens where Edith resided for 10 months for their care and loving kindness and special attention throughout her last days to make her comfortable. Also, the care and Friendship given to Edith by Jane AUGER will forever be cherished by the family. Thank you to Edith's Friends at Masonville Manor for their visits, and elder Joan BURDOCK, as well as the help received through Community Care Access Centre and Linda Harding B.M.O. Edith was returned to her home in Manitoba where a memorial service was held in Brandon on August 19, 2005. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation in Edith's memory.

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BURDON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-04-16 published
BURDON, Velma (RATH)
At Bonnie Brae Health Care Centre, Tavistock on Thursday, April 14, 2005, Velma (RATH) BURDON, of Ingersoll, in her 93rd year. Wife of the late Ross BURDON (1972.) Mother of the late Mary Jane BURDON (1982.) Sister of Luella ELLIOT/ELLIOTT of Oshawa. Also survived by several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. Predeceased by three brothers Elmer, Frank and Joe RATH and two sisters Helen LONGFIELD and Mabel GEORGE. Complete Funeral Service will be held at the McBeath-Dynes Funeral Home, 246 Thames St. S., Ingersoll on Monday, April 18, 2005 at 1: 30 p.m. Visitation one hour prior to service time. Reverend Bill MAYOROS of Trinity United Church officiating. Interment Ingersoll Rural Cemetery. Memorial donations to Trinity United Church Foundation would be appreciated.

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BURDON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-06-10 published
SMITHRIM, MAC
At Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital on Wednesday, June 8th. Mac SMITHRIM in his 84th year. Beloved husband of Olivia Mary SMITHRIM (DEMPSTER) (PENTAL). Predeceased by his wife Margaret SMITHRIM (SUMNER) (1994.) Dear father to Gary (Elaine) of Belleville and Gayle (Bill) HERRINGTON of Gravenhurst. Will be remembered by grandchildren Karen (Joe) PASZTERNAK, Bryan (Bonnie) SMITHRIM, Mary Lou SMITHRIM, Darryl (Christine) SMITHRIM, Debbie (Doug) RAGAN and Diana HERRINGTON. Great grandchildren Tiffany and Amy PASZTERNAK, Oliver and Georgia SMITHRIM and Ashly KENNY. Survived by sister Viola PAISLEY. Predeceased by sisters Marguerite McINTYRE, Olive BURDON and Evelyn GORTZEN. Brother-in-law of Evelyn and Evan STEAD, Frances SUMNER, Marion DAVIS and John SUMNER. Many nieces and nephews.
Mac was a longtime and dedicated member of the Odd Fellows and past district Deputy Grand Master. Past president of the Middlesex Federation of Agriculture and past member of the Hospital Board and the Cemetery Board. Proud volunteer of the Victorian Order of Nurses. Visitation will be held at the Denning Bros. Funeral Home in Strathroy on Friday, June 10th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. An Odd Fellows memorial service will be held at 6: 45 p.m. on Friday, June 10th. Funeral Service will take place in the chapel on Saturday, June 11th with Reverend Jock TOLMAY officiating. Interment to follow at Strathroy Cemetery. Donations to the Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital would be appreciated by the family. A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Mac.

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BURDON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.strathroy.age_dispatch 2005-06-14 published
SMITHRIM, MAC
At Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital, on Wednesday, June 8, 2005, Mac SMITHRIM in his 84th year. Beloved husband of Olivia Mary SMITHRIM (DEMPSTER) (PENTAL). Predeceased by wife Margaret SMITHRIM (SUMNER) (1994.) Dear father to Gary (Elaine) of Belleville and Gayle (Bill) HERRINGTON of Gravenhurst. Will be remembered by grandchildren Karen (Joe) PASZTERNAK, Bryan (Bonnie) SMITHRIM, Mary Lou SMITHRIM, Darryl (Christine) SMITHRIM, Debbie (Doug) RAGAN, and Diana HERRINGTON; great-grandchildren Tiffany and Amy PASZTERNAK, Oliver and Georgia SMITHRIM, and Ashly KENNY. Survived by sister Viola PAISLEY. Predeceased by sisters Marguerite McINTYRE, Olive BURDON, and Evelyn GORTZEN. Brother-in-law of Evelyn and Evan STEAD, Frances SUMNER, Marion DAVIS, and John SUMNER; many nieces and nephews. Mac was a long-time and dedicated member of the Odd Fellows and past District Deputy Grand Master, past president of the Middlesex Federation of Agriculture and past member of the Hospital Board and the Cemetery Board. Proud volunteer of the Victorian Order of Nurses. Visitation was held at Denning Bros. Funeral Home in Strathroy, on Friday, June 10 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. An Odd Fellows memorial service was held at 6: 45 p.m. on Friday, June 10. Funeral service took place in the chapel on Saturday, June 11 at 11 a.m. with Reverend Jock TOLMAY officiating. Interment followed at Strathroy Cemetery. Donations to Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital would be appreciated by the family. A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Mac.

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BUREAU o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-06-22 published
MÉNARD, Yves
It is with serenity and his characteristic deter mination that Yves MÉNARD, brother, friend, husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather has undertaken on Father's Day his ultimate journey to join those that he loved that had preceded him in the arms of the almighty. As always, he will watch over Alice, the love of his life, over his children Marc-André (Monique BUREAU,) Cécile (Pierre PANET- RAYMOND,) Louis-François (Elena RAIMONDINI,) Marie-Antoinette (Ron BOS,) his 10 grand children and one great-grandchild that were his pride and joy. Family and Friends will be welcomed at the Guay Funeral Home, 418 Labelle Blvd. in Rosemere, on Wednesday, June 22nd from 2 to 5 p.m. and from 7 to 10 p.m. and on Thursday, June 23rd from 11: 30 to 1 p.m. A religious service will be held on Thursday, June 23rd at 2 p.m. in the church of St-Leon de Westmount, 4311 de Maisonneuve Blvd. West. A small reception will follow. In lieu of flowers, please forward a donation to the Fondation de la Cité de la Santé in Laval.

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BUREAU o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-09 published
PTASHNIK, Frank
Peacefully at Headwater Hospital, Orangeville on February 7, 2005. Dear father of Cindy and husband Dirk DOERRBECKER, and sons Frank and Gary. Dear grandfather of Melissa DOERRBECKER, Frank and wife Jennifer BUREAU and Elizabeth BUREAU. Frank will be fondly remembered by his brother Harold and Marina, and Robert (predeceased) and Heather PTASHNIK. At Frank's request there will be no service and in lieu of flowers donations to the Heart and Stoke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements and cremation entrusted to Peaceful Transition, Barrie.

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BUREK o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-20 published
KORBUT, Pauline (née TKACHUK)
Passed away peacefully at Erin Mills Lodge on Tuesday, April 19, 2005 in her 95th year. Beloved wife of the late Alexander. Loving mother of Mary (Frank LUTKA,) Jean (the late Edward BUREK,) Doris (Norm LAINE,) Anne (Richard FALZARANO,) and the late Victoria PALKOVICH. Much loved grandmother of Norma Jean (Gilberto,) Ronald, Barbara (Herman), Douglas (Joan), Shelley (Dennis), Jodie, Korey, Andrea, and "Baba" of Kristina, Carolyn, Jaclyn, Adam, Daniel, Matthew, Alexander, Vanessa and Tyler. She will be fondly remembered by her sisters Anne and Victoria and her son-in-law Joseph PALKOVICH. Predeceased by her sisters Polly, Tilly, Kay, Sophie and Olga. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter Yorke Chapel, 2357 Bloor St. W., at Windermere, east of the Jane subway on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Panachyda Thursday 7: 30 p.m. Funeral Service to be held in the Chapel on Friday, April 22, 2005 at 11 a.m. Interment Park Lawn Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations may be made to a charity of your choice.

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BURELLA o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-24 published
BURELLA, Giovanna Nella
Passed away quietly from this life into the arms of God on Saturday, April 23, 2005. Predeceased by her beloved husband Egisto. She will be sadly missed by her daughters Nevia and Josie (Panin), son-in-law Mario and cherished grand_son Robert. She will always be remembered by her extended family and many Friends. Friends may call at the Ward Funeral Home, 2035 Weston Rd. (north of Lawrence Ave.), Weston, on Sunday from 2-4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Bernard de Clairvaux Catholic Church (1789 Lawrence Ave. W.) on Monday at 10 a.m. Entombment to follow at Prospect Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to St. Anthony of Padua Mission Aid.

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BURELLO o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-21 published
BURELLO, Maria (née SIMONETTA)
It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of our beloved Maria, on February 19, 2005. Maria was called from us at the age of 64, after a courageous battle with Diabetes. Maria was born in the town of Filogaso, Italy on August 15, 1940. She immigrated to Canada and settled in Toronto where she married and raised two daughters. Maria, devoted wife of Angelo. Cherished mother of Silvana and Albina and her husband Paul EMANUELLI. Loving Nonna of Robert and Isabella. Admired sister of Agatha and her husband Domenic GALLELLO, Giacomo and his wife Nunciata, Dominic, as well as Antonio and his wife Caterina SIMONETTA and Beniamino and his wife Maddelena SIMONETTA of Italy. Maria will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by all her nieces, nephews and Friends. Friends will be received at the Cardinal Funeral Home, Earle Elliott Chapel, 715 Dovercourt Road (Ossington Subway, Delaware Exit), on Monday, February 21, 2005 from 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday, February 22, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, February 23, 2005 at 9: 30 a.m. in St. Anthony's Roman Catholic Church (1041 Bloor Street, west of Dovercourt Rd.). Maria will be laid to rest at Prospect Cemetery (1450 St. Clair Ave. W.), to follow. In loving memory of Maria, donations to St. Michael's Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

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BUREN o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-10-06 published
TRELFORD, Karen Diane (née BIRCHALL)
At Victoria Hospital, London after a brave battle with cancer on Tuesday, October 4, 2005, Karen Diane (BIRCHALL) TRELFORD of London in her 52nd year. Beloved wife of John TRELFORD. Dear mother of Haley MARKVOORT of London and step-mother of Lindsay TRELFORD. Dear daughter of Eileen and Pat CRUDGE and the late Eric BIRCHALL. Dear sister of Gail McINTYRE and her husband Doug, Carl BIRCHALL and his wife Laurie all of London and Lynn VAN BUREN and her husband Ian of Nova Scotia. Also loved by her grandchildren Mikhaela MOORE and Tyler ALLISON. Cremation has taken place. The family will receive Friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London. At Karen's request there will be no funeral service. Interment of cremated remains will take place at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens at a later date. As an expression of sympathy memorial donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society, 123 St. George Street, London, N6A 3A1. On line condolences accepted at www.amgeorgefh.on.ca.

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BURESCH o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-05 published
BURESCH, Emma (née KARL)
Peacefully at the Sunnybrook Hospital, Toronto on Monday, January 3, 2005 in her 89th year. Emma BURESCH (née KARL,) dear mother of Frank (Yvette,) Marianne BURTON (late Gord 2003,) Elfi DAVIS (Doug) and Ursula. Oma of Elaine, Lisa, Allan, Brian and Nicole. Great Oma to Justen, Alissa, Dawn-Marie, Amy, Michael, Matthew, Jared, Devin, Brooke and Brianne. Dear sister of Gisela, Betty and Fred and predeceased by sister Mary and brothers Rudy, Joe and Karl. Lovingly remembered by her sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and cousins. Friends may call at the Lee Funeral Home Limited, 258 Queen Street South, Streetsville (Mississauga Road, south of 401) on Thursday, January 6, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service in the Chapel on Friday, January 7, 2005 at 11 a.m. As an expression of sympathy, donations to Sunnybrook and Women's Foundation or the Kidney Foundation would be appreciated.

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BURESH o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-07-16 published
BURESH, Elonia (née BENKENDORF)
77; Loving Wife and Mother Elonia BURESH, loving wife and mother of six, died May 19, 2005, in Wayne County, Michigan, United States of America. She was 77. The resident of suburban Taylor, Michigan, died during her sleep, at her home. Elonia was born in 1928 in Lubimishilu, Poland. Her parents Adolf and Martha BENKENDORF were from Canada and Mrs. BENKENDORF was an established fashion designer. Elonia resided in Canada until her marriage in 1948 at which time she became a naturalized citizen. She is survived by her husband, four daughters, two sons, nine grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren. Elonia was an involved mother. While raising her children she was active within the District Council of the Girl Scouts of America and was a community leader within her neighborhood. She was a serious and recognized high-jumper in high school. She loved ethnic cooking, was a creative cook, and an accomplished cake decorator. Elonia was also a creative seamstress and created patterns and fashionable clothing for her children. She loved gardening and was quite generous in sharing plants with her family, Friends and neighbours. She lived in New York, Connecticut, Colorado, and Michigan. "Throughout her life, she continued to make great personal sacrifices so that her children could pursue their dreams and lives. She never thought about herself and always put others first," said one of her sons. In lieu of flowers, the family asks donations be made to the First Lutheran Church, Windsor.

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BURFIELD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-11-28 published
PETERSEN, Niels Forrester (1912-2005)
On November 25th, at his home in Toronto, Niels taught us how to die with as much panache as he had taught us how to live. He passed away peacefully at 10.30 p.m., surrounded by family and Friends, amid, laughter and tears, stories and songs. Niels was predeceased by his beloved wife Betty, his parents Niels and Amelia, and his sisters Irene and Thora. He will be deeply missed by his son Charles, daughter-in-law Riki TUROFSKY, daughter Jane and much loved grandchildren Corbett, Niels and James (Lara) PETERSEN, and Miranda, Jennifer and Katie BURFIELD. He will be greatly missed by his niece Victoria (Ken SPARKS,) and by many Friends including Else KILDEGAARD, and Niels Kildegaard PEDERSEN of Denmark, Doris LAFRENIER, Gordon FOOTE, David and Cathy WILKES, Saturday morning coffee klatch Friends Marie and Jim McGORMAN, Tessa BUCHAN, Julie and Mike PARKER and their wonderful daughter Katelyn, by Garry HANRAHAN, Oksana CHUYKO and also by long-time business associates and Friends Ted TREMAIN and Jim McMYN, and by Brenda WHITE/WHYTE who cared for him and made him laugh to his last hours. Niels was born July 3, 1912 in Ansdell, Lancashire. He was educated in Lytham Saint Annes and in Copenhagen, Denmark, before emigrating to Canada in 1929. Niels began a more than 70-year association with the Young Men's Christian Association of Canada when he joined West End Young Men's Christian Association, becoming Chairman of the National Board of Canada, and Chair of the International Finance Committee in Geneva, Switzerland. He was awarded the Fellowship of Honour by the Young Men's Christian Association in 1982. Niels met his beloved wife, Betty BAUCKHAM, at Young Men's Christian Association Geneva Park in 1938, and managed to engage her interest by disabling her boyfriend with a rigourous course of gymnastics. They were married in Toronto in 1942, shortly before Niels joined the Queens Own Rifles. Flat feet kept Niels from serving overseas. During his service career he trained new recruits in physical fitness, including one grateful Officer who told him 50 years later that his training kept him alive on the beaches of Normandy. While in the army, Niels completed a three-year business correspondence course from Queens University in one year, leading to a 60-year career in business. Niels was President and Chairman of the Board of Sterling Trust, and Chairman of Wellington Trust. He guided Investors Finance Corporation Limited and Commercial Financial for many decades. Niels' passion for boating, begun at 50 when his son, Charles, taught him how to sail, led to hours of peace and challenge in his much loved Nonsuch sailboats both in Florida and Ontario. He enjoyed photography, travel, classical music, and walking. A more recent hobby was following sailing races and reading newspapers from around the world on his computer. He particularly enjoyed listening to Rev. Dr. Andrew STIRLING, broadcast on the internet from Timothy Eaton Church, on the Sundays he was not able to get to service. Saturday morning coffee with Friends at the St. Lawrence Market demonstrated his lifelong gift, an ability to talk with anyone, about anything, at anytime, with laughter and zest. The family wishes to thank Dr. Vincent CHIEN and the A Team at St. Michael's Hospital, for their remarkable care during his final month, and Dr. David GREENBERG for his special kindness. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter Yorke Chapel, 2357 Bloor St. West, at Windermere, East of the Jane Subway, on Tuesday, November 29, from 2-4 pm and 7-9 p.m. A service in celebration of his life will take place at Timothy Eaton Church on Wednesday, November 30 at 3.00 p.m. Donations may be made in his memory to a favorite charity. It is not often that a man can live for most of a century, can experience life before telephones, cars or airplanes were common, and can enjoy the fun of WiFi on an IMac, lucid to the end. He will be lovingly remembered and sorely missed.

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BURFIELD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-11-28 published
PETERSEN, Niels Forrester (1912-2005)
On November 25th, at his home in Toronto, Niels taught us how to die with as much panache as he had taught us how to live. He passed away peacefully at 10: 30 p.m., surrounded by family and Friends, amid, laughter and tears, stories and songs. Niels was predeceased by his beloved wife Betty, his parents Niels and Amelia, and his sisters Irene and Thora. He will be deeply missed by his son Charles, daughter-in-law Riki TUROFSKY, daughter Jane and much loved grandchildren Corbett, Niels and James (Lara) PETERSEN, and Miranda, Jennifer and Katie BURFIELD. He will be greatly missed by his niece Victoria (Ken SPARKS,) and by many Friends including Else KILDEGAARD, and Niels Kildegaard PEDERSEN of Denmark, Doris LAFRENIER, Gordon FOOTE, David and Cathy WILKES, Saturday morning coffee klatch Friends Marie and Jim McGORMAN, Tessa BUCHAN, Julie and Mike PARKER and their wonderful daughter Katelyn, by Garry HANRAHAN, Oksana CHUYKO and also by long-time business associates and Friends Ted TREMAIN and Jim McMYN, and by Brenda WHITE/WHYTE who cared for him and made him laugh to his last hours. Niels was born July 3, 1912 in Ansdell, Lancashire. He was educated in Lytham Saint Annes and in Copenhagen, Denmark, before emigrating to Canada in 1929. Niels began a more than 70-year association with the Young Men's Christian Association of Canada when he joined West End Young Men's Christian Association, becoming Chairman of the National Board of Canada, and Chair of the International Finance Committee in Geneva, Switzerland. He was awarded the Fellowship of Honour by the Young Men's Christian Association in 1982. Niels met his beloved wife, Betty BAUCKHAM, at Young Men's Christian Association Geneva Park in 1938, and managed to engage her interest by disabling her boyfriend with a rigourous course of gymnastics. They were married in Toronto in 1942, shortly before Niels joined the Queen's Own Rifles. Flat feet kept Niels from serving overseas. During his service career he trained new recruits in physical fitness, including one grateful Officer who told him 50 years later that his training kept him alive on the beaches of Normandy. While in the army, Niels completed a three-year business correspondence course from Queen's University in one year, leading to a 60-year career in business. Niels was President and Chairman of the Board of Sterling Trust, and Chairman of Wellington Trust. He guided Investors Finance Corporation Limited and Commercial Financial for many decades. Niels' passion for boating, begun at 50 when his son, Charles, taught him how to sail, led to hours of peace and challenge in his much loved Nonsuch sailboats both in Florida and Ontario. He enjoyed photography, travel, classical music, and walking. A more recent hobby was following sailing races and reading newspapers from around the world on his computer. He particularly enjoyed listening to Rev. Dr. Andrew STIRLING, broadcast on the internet from Timothy Eaton Church, on the Sundays he was not able to get to service. Saturday morning coffee with Friends at the St. Lawrence Market demonstrated his lifelong gift, an ability to talk with anyone, about anything, at anytime, with laughter and zest. The family wishes to thank Dr. Vincent CHIEN and the A Team at St. Michael's Hospital, for their remarkable care during his final month, and Dr. David GREENBERG for his special kindness. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter Yorke Chapel, 2357 Bloor St. W., at Windermere, east of the Jane subway, on Tuesday, November 29, from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. A service in celebration of his life will take place at Timothy Eaton Church on Wednesday, November 30 at 3: 00 p.m. Donations may be made in his memory to a favourite charity. It is not often that a man can live for most of a century, can experience life before telephones, cars or airplanes were common, and can enjoy the fun of WiFi on an IMac, lucid to the end. He will be lovingly remembered and sorely missed.

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BURFORD o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-02-18 published
MOFFETT, Milton Frederick
Mr. Milton Frederick MOFFETT, age 86, of Stratford passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 16, 2005. Born in Stratford, son of the late Milton MOFFETT and the former Florence GLADDING. Milton lived all his life in Stratford and was employed at Kroehler's and held the position of Vice President of Production since 1954. He was a lifetime honorary member of the I.A.P.A. and assisted in the production of the Mosquito Bomber during the War. Beloved husband of Martha (GENDREAU) MOFFETT. Loving father of Milton MOFFETT and wife Cathi and Mary MOFFETT and husband Ken. Cherished grandfather of Milton Jr., David, Rebecca and Russell. Dear brother of Bill MOFFETT and wife Rita and Harold MOFFETT. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two sisters Florence and husband Ernie BURFORD and Doris and husband Clarence HEIPEL and a sister-in-law Betty MOFFETT. Friends and relatives may call at the W.G. Young Funeral Home, 430 Huron Street, Stratford, Ontario, N5A 5T7 (519) 271-7411 on Friday, February 18 from 3-6 p.m. and on Saturday, February 19 from 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 11 a.m. Reverend Ted HALES will officiate. Interment will follow in Avondale Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society or to a charity of one's choice through the funeral home.

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BURFORD o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-11-30 published
AGAR, Judy
The family of the late Judy AGAR would like to take this opportunity to express their sincere thanks to Reverend Anna BERWICK and Marg BURFORD for their kindly prayers and ministrations; to David MORRIS for the reading and Shaun MORTON for the eulogy; to those who sent flowers or other tokens of remembrance; to those who called at the funeral home to extend their sympathy and to their many kind Friends and neighbours for the many acts of kindness extended to them during their recent bereavement. Special thanks to the Emergency Response Teams that assisted at the accident scene and to those from the Wayside Dining Lounge for the beautiful reception.

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BURFORD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-09-24 published
BURFORD, Dora Annie (formerly FOGAL, née VANPEE)
(May 4, 1910-September 20, 2005)
Following a sudden illness at the Lennox and Addington County General Hospital, Napanee, Ontario, Dora Annie VANPEE passed away after a long and wonderful life. Predeceased by her husbands Oakley FOGAL (1971) and Newman BURFORD (1996.) Beloved mother of Janis SMITH (Earl) of Odessa, Ontario. Proud grandmother of Joey LOWES, Napanee, Ontario and Jeffrey LOWES (Colleen,) Kingston, Ontario & Kelly LOWES. Great grandmother of Sean, Tashauna and Ryan. Predeceased by her parents Louisa and John VANPEE, her sisters Hertha McALHONE, Gertrude McMAHON, Agnes HOWARD, Margaret PERRY and her brother John VANPEE. Remembered fondly by many nieces and nephews and their families. A private graveside service has taken place. A memorial service will be celebrated at a later date. Donations to your favourite charity in Dora's memory would be appreciated by the family and can be placed through the Paul G. Payne Funeral Home, Box 324, Odessa, Ontario K0H 2H0 (613) 386-7373.

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BURFORD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-09-24 published
FOGAL, Dora Annie
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BURFORD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-09-24 published
BURFORD, Dora Annie (formerly FOGAL, née VANPEE)
(May 4, 1910-September 20, 2005)
Following a sudden illness at the Lennox and Addington County General Hospital, Napanee, Ontario, Dora Annie VANPEE passed away after a long and wonderful life. Predeceased by her husbands Oakley FOGAL (1971) and Newman BURFORD (1996.) Beloved mother of Janis SMITH (Earl) of Odessa, Ontario. Proud grandmother of Joey LOWES, Napanee, Ontario, Jeffrey LOWES (Colleen), Kingston, Ontario and Kelly LOWES. Great-grandmother of Sean, Tashauna and Ryan. Predeceased by her parents Louisa and John VANPEE, her sisters Hertha McALHONE, Gertrude McMAHON, Agnes HOWARD, Margaret PERRY and her brother John VANPEE. Remembered fondly by many nieces and nephews and their families. A private graveside service has taken place. A memorial service will be celebrated at a later date. Donations to your favourite charity in Dora's memory would be appreciated by the family and can be placed through the Paul G. Payne Funeral Home, Box 324, Odessa, Ontario K0H 2H0 (613-386-7373).

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BURFORD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-09-24 published
FOGAL, Dora Annie
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BURGA o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-22 published
INGA, Benzo Rodin Reategui (April 24, 1915 - January 19, 2005)
It is with great sadness that our family announces the peaceful passing of Benzo Rodin Reategui INGA at 3: 50 p.m., at Punchana Regional Hospital in Iquitos, Peru, after a brief illness with pneumonia and a long battle with stomach ulcers. Benzo was in his 90th year. Benzo was born in Yurimaguas, Peru, and a beloved son of Francisco Reategui HIDALGO (predeceased) and Micaela Inga RIVERA (predeceased 1971.) Benzo had one younger brother, Victor Del Castillo INGA (predeceased 1974.) Benzo was the beloved husband of a caring and devoted wife Rosa Noemi Ruiz PENA for 66 years. A dear father who will be sadly missed by Ricardo (Ana Victoria), Lima; Graciela, Iquitos; Ana Maria, Lima; Nora (predeceased 1985), Iquitos; Tuli (Liberato) PAREDES, Iquitos; Zadith (Mariano) BURGA, Iquitos; Benzo GASPAR (Silvia), Iquitos; Clara (Ronald J.) FOX, Toronto; and Ivonne, Madrid, Spain. Dearest grandfather who will be fondly remembered by Jose, Jessy, Carol, Wieslawa, Luis, Rosana, Nair (Juan) HUAMAN, Mariano, Percy, Benzo Javier, Loreta (Willy) GARCIA, Omar, Ronald A., Olivia, Michelle, and Cathy. Great-grandfather of dearest Fiorella, Franco, Ana Rafaela, Ana Lucia, and Ana Sofia. Benzo was the owner of a highly popular and successful ice cream, plus refreshment business in Iquitos. He developed a unique ice cream flavour from the fruit of the Aguaje tree. Benzo owned and operated with his family, a general convenience store and tavern. He also owned and rented nine one-bedroom apartments. Benzo toiled from before sun up to after sun down every day jointly with Rosa to care for and raise their nine adoring children. He loved all of his extended family, however he refused to travel because Benzo believed that "if men were meant to fly, we would have been born with wings." He was laid to rest on January 20, 2005 at 5: 00 p.m. at the San Miguel Arcangel Cemetery in Iquitos, Peru. Benzo: We pray and know that you are now safely in the care of our Lord Jesus Christ. Life must go on without you, but it will never be the same. You will be forever remembered, never forgotten but forever missed. From all of your family in North America, South America and Spain. Papa, Abuelito, Te Queremos Mucho!!!

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BURGE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-05-04 published
Patrick CARDY, Composer and Teacher: 1953-2005
Open-minded, all-embracing Ottawa musician was known for bridging gaps in an area of the arts that is often strongly divided. For him, it was all about communicating with his audience
By Randy RAY, Special to The Globe and Mail, Wednesday, May 4, 2005, Page S7
Ottawa -- During a career that saw him receive more than 40 commissions from performers and institutions, including acclaimed Canadian concert pianist Angela Hewitt and Ottawa's National Arts Centre Orchestra, Patrick CARDY rarely separated himself from those who hired him to compose music.
"Patrick dispelled the stereotype of composers as introverted and dour and who do their own thing. He was always enthusiastic to work with us, and about the process of working with us," says Peter DUSCHENES, artistic director for the Platypus Theatre in Ottawa.
In 2001, Mr. CARDY was commissioned by the National Arts Centre Orchestra to co-write music for Rhythm in Your Rubbish, a Platypus Theatre production that told the story of two tramps who discover the beauty of music.
As was usually the case, Mr. CARDY took on the project with great enthusiasm, attending workshops and rehearsals, where he collaborated with actors and the director to make the music and story work well together. "He was a fantastic collaborator who was so willing to jump into the process of creating," says Mr. DUSCHENES.
Others to commission Mr. CARDY include the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, the Ottawa International Chamber Music Festival, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Vancouver Orchestra, the Vancouver Chamber Music Festival and Thirteen Strings. In addition to Ms. HEWITT, he wrote for soprano Julie NESRALLAH, flautists Robert CRAM and Jean-Guy BRAULT, and for the violin/viola duo of Jerry and Janos CSABA, who premiered his Mimesis on the National Arts Centre's Music for a Sunday Afternoon series in 1988.
Often, his support and interest in those who commissioned him did not end once his music was put to paper: When Rhythm in Your Rubbish toured Ontario, Mr. CARDY attended performances in many cities, including Kitchener, and Toronto, where the Toronto Symphony performed his score. He would often have a beer with musicians after a performance to ask how they enjoyed playing his music and to determine if revisions were necessary. Anyone who is familiar with his compositions says his music is characterized by colourful, evocative sonorities, a strong sense of dramatic gesture, an elegant lyricism and an accessible directness of expression -- traits that have captivated both listeners and performers.
Mr. CARDY's work ranged from pieces for children's theatre to liturgical music. He was just as likely to be inspired by the music of a Renaissance composer, as he was to experiment with synthetic musical scales. A Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Records disc of his work Virelai, for clarinet and string orchestra, was nominated for a Juno award in the Best Classical Composition category in 1992, and another Canadian Broadcasting Corporation disc including his Éclat for Organ, was named Best Classical Recording at the 1999 East Coast Music Awards.
Mr. CARDY, who was also a flutist and teacher, was in demand as a guest lecturer and music adjudicator Canadawide, and often visited area high schools to encourage students to consider music as a career. In 1977, he became a professor in music composition and theory at Carleton University's School for Studies in Art and Culture, where he was known as an attentive and creative teacher.
Mr. CARDY was president of the Canadian League of Composers from 1989 to 1993, and was on the Canadian League of Composers's executive council for many years, during which he was "well spoken on issues of concern to Canadian composers and very generous with his time and advice," says Canadian League of Composers president John BURGE of Toronto.
While president, he used his close proximity to the Canada Council's Ottawa office to work on a number of items, including trying to increase the amount of Canadian music performed by Canadian orchestras, says Mr. BURGE. He also oversaw the highly successful 40th-anniversary celebrations of the Canadian League of Composers in Winnipeg in 1991.
"He cared deeply about our country and wanted us all to appreciate the wealth of our musical heritage and to provide opportunities for current and future composers," says Mr. BURGE.
On March 11, the Ottawa Chamber Music Society performed a tribute concert to Mr. CARDY's work at a local church. The concert was recorded by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation to be broadcast later across Canada. "It was a beautiful event," says the society's artistic director, Julian ARMOUR, noting that the society on 29 different occasions used the composer's work in its performances. The March concert included pieces written for his two children. It began with CARDY's Hope, a short, sweet piece for strings dedicated to son Michael, and also included Quips and Cranks dedicated to son Jonathan.
"He wrote music to be played and listened to," says Mr. ARMOUR. "He loved the reaction of audiences and that his music brought out strong emotions."
With his open-minded approach, Mr. CARDY, who was a devout Catholic, was known to bridge gaps in an industry that is often strongly divided. "These days there is an extremely wide spectrum of music and few composers have respect for the whole spectrum, but Patrick brought people together and he always fostered respect for what others were doing.
"He was a great, positive and healthy force in the Canadian music industry."
When he was not composing, Mr. CARDY loved to play sports and keep fit, says close friend Al MacKEY, who had known Mr. CARDY and his wife, Janet, for 20 years.
"He was a passionate debater who liked to take opposing views and provoke his Friends on just about any subject," says Mr. MacKEY, who remembers his friend as an enthusiastic curler and softball player, and a huge hockey fan who never missed his son Jonathan's games and practices.
In 1996, Mr. CARDY served as music adviser to the National Arts Centre Orchestra for its new music festival, A Tonal Departure, and more recently was a consultant on the National Arts Centre New Music Program. Over the years, he wrote a handful of pieces of chamber music for both the orchestra and its musicians and was active in suggesting new music the orchestra should add to its concert series.
"One of his roles was to serve as the voice of conscience for the National Arts Centre Orchestra in our new music program," says Christopher DEACON, the orchestra's managing director. "He gave us guidance; there was ongoing dialogue and if he felt we were not doing enough, he would nip at our heels."
Andrew CARDY was a patient collaborator, says Mr. DEACON. "He would not just say 'here is a proposal,' he would give me a very elaborate range of options. They were always very thoughtful options and he was very responsive to what we had to say."
Like the 18th-century composer Joseph Haydn, Mr. CARDY signed all his compositions with the Latin Deo gratias -- thanks be to God.
Patrick CARDY was born August 22, 1953, in Toronto. He died of a heart attack March 24 in Ottawa, after being treated for a broken arm suffered while curling. He was 51. He is survived by his wife, Janet, and two sons, Michael, 7, and Jonathan, 11. On the night he died, the National Arts Centre Orchestra dedicated its performance to him.

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BURGE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-11-25 published
BURGE, William " Bill"
(Former employee of Simcoe County Roads Department; former proprietor of the Hawthorne Grill, Hwy. 169)
At the Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, November 23rd, 2005 after a brief illness, in his 68th year. Bill BURGE, of Ramara Twsp., loving husband of 43 years of Helen (née HARRISON.) Predeceased by parents Marguritte and Edward BURGE formerly of Mississauga and brother David. Lovingly remembered by brother-in-law James HARRISON and wife Marilyn of Huntsville, sister-in-law Donna PRESCOTT and her fiance Glen SAINT_AMANT of Britt, niece Michelle CÔTÉ and husband Mike, nephew Michael HARRISON, and 5 great-nieces and nephews, all of Georgetown. Resting at the Mundell Funeral Home, 79 West St. North, Orillia, from 2 p.m. Saturday. Service in the chapel Sunday, November 27th, 2005, at 1 p.m. Interment St. Andrew's - St. James' Cemetery, Orillia. If desired, memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be sincerely appreciated. Messages of condolence are welcomed at www.mundellfuneralhome.com.

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