CLEMETT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-11-28 published
Charles Clarence "Clare" LAKING, Veteran (1899-2005)
Canadian veteran of First World War learned hard work on the front lines
By Joe FRIESEN and David PYETTE, Monday, November 28, 2005, Page S11
Clare LAKING, a farm boy from Campbellville, Ontario, who never finished high school, volunteered for the Great War to spite his father and narrowly avoided being killed on his first trip to the front.
The first shell he saw landed 45 metres away. He started wondering what he had gotten himself into. A second shell came so close that he dropped to the ground in terror. Before he could get up, a third shell landed right in his trench, showering him with dirt and debris.
Mr. LAKING survived his first brush with death, and lived through many more in his two years as a signalman who repaired communication lines at the front.
Mr. LAKING died Saturday at the age of 106. There are now only four Canadian veterans of the First World War still living.
Charles Clarence LAKING, named for his father Charles, but known as Clare, was born on February 21, 1899, on a farm in Southern Ontario. He attended a one-room school five kilometres from his home, and grew up playing hockey on the flooded, frozen fields near the school.
In an interview a few years before his death, Mr. LAKING, who was always a keen joker despite his strict Methodist upbringing, remembered walking to school with his older brother Bob in a particularly harsh snowstorm. When they arrived, they were the only ones there.
"The storm was too severe for everybody else. We had our lunch with us, we were cold and hungry and we didn't want to start back home right away. So we filed the padlock off the door, went out to the woodshed, and got the fire going. We spent most of the day catching mice and putting them in the girls' pencil boxes. Most of the mice smothered before the next morning, but it was still quite a surprise for the girls."
After he finished elementary school, Mr. LAKING commuted by train to a business college in Hamilton for six months. At 16, he took a job in Campbellville with the Bank of Nova Scotia that paid $300 a year.
Two years later, in 1917, he hitched a ride to Guelph and joined the army.
"I went against my father's wishes. He was dead against war, and he was getting under my skin," Mr. LAKING said. "And it was in order -- as much as anything -- to shut him up that I enlisted.
"He as much as told me at the time that, 'If you enlist I'm through with you.' It was a hard decision. Nevertheless, I carried through and enlisted. And when I came back, everything was fine. Everything was forgiven."
Mr. LAKING was sent to England, where he trained as a Morse code operator before being sent to the front.
"In fact I could have had a nice soft job in England for the balance of the war, because they knew I had worked for a bank, and I was in the orderly room for a couple of months there. But I thought: 'I have come this far, let's go on.' "
The next two years were filled with adventure and sorrow, as many of the young Canadians he served with died in battle. But the best feeling came at war's end, as he travelled through liberated villages, and people lined the roads to wave and cheer.
He came home to Canada intending to move to Alberta, but ended up working in lumber yards. It was in the late 1920s that he began courting a legal secretary named Helen PATTERSON.
One night he was on his way to Helen's parents' house for a Saturday supper. He was wearing his best fedora, navy blue overcoat and white silk scarf.
"In those days they had iced toboggan slides in Riverdale Park. I met some boys there who persuaded me to come for a ride on the toboggan. At the bottom of the toboggan slide the light standards were surrounded by manure piles to guard against any accident.
"The toboggan headed right for the manure pile. I was lying on the bottom of the toboggan with the rest of the guys on top of me, so I couldn't get off. I rolled into the manure pile wearing my Sunday best. Then I had to visit Helen's parents."
Nevertheless, they were married in 1929, just before the stock market crash, and a year later their son Keith was born, followed by their daughter Sheila six years later.
In 1941, Mr. LAKING bought his own business, Danforth Wallboard, in Toronto's East End, and kept it for close to 25 years before selling in 1965.
Throughout his life he was an avid fan of the Toronto Maple Leafs and held season tickets until the age of 100. He was to have been honoured at a ceremony at the Air Canada Centre this month, but couldn't attend due to his failing health.
He was also an avid curler, who once scored an rare eight-ender, a feat of perfection when all eight of the team's rocks are closer to the centre circle than any of the opposition's.
"It's a once-in-a-lifetime feat, if you're lucky," he once said.
After retirement, he and Helen travelled the world together and spent time with their grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Helen died in 1993, and Mr. LAKING moved into the veterans residence at Sunnybrook hospital in 2003. He was in good health until a few weeks before his death, and kept a driver's licence until the age of 102.
The four remaining Canadian veterans of the First World War are Lloyd CLEMETT, 105, who is also at Sunnybrook; John BABCOCK, 105, who lives in Spokane, Washington.; William PROCTOR, 106, now residing in Salmon Arm, British Columbia; and Dwight WILSON, 104, a resident of Oshawa, Ontario

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CLEMINSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-16 published
HALL, Donna Lorraine
At Headwaters Health Care Centre, Orangeville on Sunday, February 13th, 2005 in her 67th year; beloved wife of Bruce; loving mother of Jeffrey (Kim,) David (Sheila,) Larry (Tiana) and Kim CLEMINSON cherished grandmother of Kassandra, Tahnee, Caitlyn, Travis, Shayna, Carla, Krista and Aaron; remembered by her sister Eva HARRIS and her brother Melvin CROUSE. Donna will be sadly missed by many other relatives and Friends. The family will receive Friends on Thursday, February 17, 2005 from 1: 00-3:00 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Thursday, February 17, 2005 at 3: 00 p.m. Spring interment - Alton Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. (Condolences may be offered to the family at www.dodsandmcnair.com)

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CLEMINSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-06-05 published
BYERMAN, Ronald Edward
On May 31, 2005 died suddenly at home in Dorval in his 74th year. Predeceased by his loving wife and best friend Mary CLEMINSON and beloved daughter Bonnie. Survived by his sister Muriel SMYTH (Bob,) sister-in-law Anne BANNON and brother-in-law John CLEMINSON (Phyllis) and 10 nephews and nieces who will always remember him with special fondness and love. He retired as Sales Manager of P.L. Robertson for Quebec and Eastern Canada, having begun his career in Milton, Ontario He will be sadly missed by all for his warmth, outgoing personality and love of life and especially by his fishing, curling, and golf buddies. Resting at J.J. Cardinal Funeral Home, 560 Pr. Lakeshore Dr., Dorval, Quebec, 514-631-1511. Visitation Sunday from 7-9 p.m. Funeral service at Summerlea United Church, 220 50th Avenue, Lachine on Monday, June 6 at 1: 00 p.m. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Summerlea United Church, Lachine.

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CLEMMENS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-09-10 published
ASHBOURNE, A. Bernice (née ROBERTS)
In her 101st year, passed away peacefully in the presence of her daughter Audrey, son Howard, and granddaughter Cynthia CASKEY at St. Joseph's Health Centre, Toronto on September 7, 2005. Born in Twillingate, Newfoundland on May 24, 1905. Bernice ROBERTS married Thomas ASHBOURNE of Twillingate in 1925. Survived by children Gordon ASHBOURNE and wife Marilyn of Twillingate, Howard ASHBOURNE and wife Mary Louise, Audrey ASHBOURNE of Weston, Ontario and Christine CASKEY and husband Peter of Ottawa. Loved grandmother to Wayne ASHBOURNE (Dyan), Sheila ASHBOURNE, Peter ASHBOURNE (Peggy,) Cynthia CASKEY, Elizabeth CASKEY (Shane EDMONDS,) Thomas ASHBOURNE (Linda TUCK- CHAPMAN), Victoria ASHBOURNE (Greg CROKE), Mary ASHBOURNE- SMITH (Richard SMITH), Anne ASHBOURNE (Allan CLEMMENS), Alexandra ASHBOURNE, Robert ASHBOURNE (Tin Wei KWAN), and Kate EXCOFFON (Simon.) Dear great-grandmother to Terri WILLIAMS (Glen,) Shalon ARMSTRONG, Melanie and Brian ASHBOURNE, Robert and Samuel ASHBOURNE, Candace and Claire CASKEY, Jessica, Thomas and Sean CROKE, Brendan and Lauren SMITH, Logan ASHBOURNE, Nathaniel and Matthew EXCOFFON and Nicholas EDMONDS. She will be greatly missed by her nephews and nieces, other family and Friends. She was an exceptional person who in her calm, gentle and common sense way taught, helped and loved everyone, who came in contact with her over the years. Memorial Service at the Ward Funeral Home, 2035 Weston Rd. (north of Lawrence Ave.), Weston, on Saturday, September 10, 2005. Visitation 1-4 p.m. Service 4 p.m. Interment North Side United Church Cemetery, Twillingate, Newfoundland. Donations for an Ashbourne Scholarship to be set up at the J.M. Olds Collegiate Twillingate, Newfoundland. in memory of Thomas and Bernice ASHBOURNE, and can be sent to Mary ASHBOURNE- SMITH, Chartered Accountant, 69 Cheritan Ave., Toronto, Ontario M4R 1S7.

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CLEMMENS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-01 published
CLEMMENS, Norma Marjorie (née BARNES)
Peacefully at her home in Gravenhurst with her loving family by her side on Thursday, December 30, 2004. Norma Marjorie CLEMMENS (née BARNES) in hr 83rd year. Beloved wife of the late Earl Bertram CLEMMENS (1964.) Loved and adored mother of Marilyn (Jerry) BACIC of Tottenham. Beloved sister to Ellen (Wilbert) KING of Gravenhurst. Predeceased by her sisters Velma KING and Ada DELLOW. Nans to Kelly MURPHY of Tottenham and Kerry (Jesse) DALE of Newmarket. Great-grandmother to Brett and Jordan. At the request of Mrs. CLEMMENS, direct cremation has taken place. In memory, donations to the South Muskoka Memorial Hospital Foundation would be appreciated. She will always be remembered for her kindness and generosity by those who knew her. Peace At Last Arrangements entrusted to the W.J. Cavill Funeral Home Gravenhurst.

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CLEMMENS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-09-09 published
ASHBOURNE, A. Bernice (née ROBERTS)
In her 101st year, passed away peacefully in the presence of her daughter Audrey, son Howard, and granddaughter Cynthia CASKEY at St. Joseph's Health Centre Toronto on September 7, 2005. Born in Twillingate, Newfoundland on May 24, 1905. Bernice ROBERTS married Thomas ASHBOURNE of Twillingate in 1925. Survived by children Gordon ASHBOURNE and wife Marilyn of Twillingate, Howard ASHBOURNE and wife Mary Louise, Audrey ASHBOURNE of Weston, Ontario and Christine CASKEY and husband Peter of Ottawa. Loved grandmother to Wayne ASHBOURNE (Dyan), Sheila ASHBOURNE, Peter ASHBOURNE (Peggy,) Cynthia CASKEY, Elizabeth CASKEY (Shane EDMONDS,) Thomas ASHBOURNE (Linda TUCK- CHAPMAN), Victoria ASHBOURNE (Greg CROKE), Mary ASHBOURNE- SMITH (Richard SMITH), Anne ASHBOURNE (Allan CLEMMENS), Alexandra ASHBOURNE, Robert ASHBOURNE (Tin Wei KWAN), and Kate EXCOFFON (Simon.) Dear great-grandmother to Terri WILLIAMS (Glen,) Shalon ARMSTRONG, Melanie and Brian ASHBOURNE, Robert and Samuel ASHBOURNE, Candace and Claire CASKEY, Jessica, Thomas and Sean CROKE, Brendan and Lauren SMITH, Logan ASHBOURNE and Nathaniel and Matthew EXCOFFON. She will be greatly missed by her nephews and nieces, other family and Friends. She was an exceptional person who in her calm, gentle and common sense way taught, helped and loved everyone, who came in contact with her over the years. Memorial Service at the Ward Funeral Home, 2035 Weston Rd. (north of Lawrence Ave.), Weston, on Saturday, September 10, 2005. Visitation 1-4 p.m. Service 4 p.m. Interment North Side United Church Cemetery, Twillingate, Newfoundland. Donations for an Ashbourne Scholarship to be set up at the J.M. Olds Collegiate Twillingate, Newfoundland in memory of Thomas and Bernice ASHBOURNE, can be sent to Mary ASHBOURNE- SMITH, Chartered Accountant, 69 Cheritan Ave., Toronto, Ontario M4R 1S7.

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CLEMMER o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-06-22 published
HERTER, Jack (1921-2005)
Passed away, peacefully at Freeport Health Centre of the Grand River Hospital, on Father's Day (Sunday, June 19th, 2005) at the age of 83 years. Beloved husband for 57 years of Berneice (née RUDY.) Loving father of Brenda and her husband Paul MENNIE, of Kitchener, Joyce and her husband Kerry McCANN, of Mountain Ontario, Douglas and his wife Lois, of Alma and Wayne and his wife Barb, of Port Dover. Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren, Craig and his wife Chrissy McCANN, Jeremy McCANN, Dale, Susan, Josh HERTER, step-grandchildren, Megan AMOS, Erin and her husband Chris SAVARD, Colin and Courtney AMOS and great-grandchildren Marsedys and Mavin McCANN. He is also survived by his brothers, Howard HERTER, and his friend Ruth BALD, of Waterloo, Robert HERTER and his wife Betty of Sarnia, sister Gladys HUENEMOEDER, sister-in-law Beryl CLEMMER of West Montrose, and brother-in-law Ken RUDY and his wife Ruth of Kitchener as well
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CLEMMER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-07-29 published
SIMMONDS, Leonard Claude
Having recently entered his 89th year, surrounded by his loving wife Betty and their family, passed peacefully into the presence of God at Uxbridge on Wednesday, July 27, 2005. Born July 19, 1917 in Toronto, Claude was the cherished son of the late Arthur Claude and Ada May SHOBROOK. Deeply missed by his adored and adoring wife of more than 63 years, Betty Graham McNEILL and their seven children and their spouses, 26 grandchildren and their spouses, and 7 great-grandchildren: Ruth SIMMONDS and her children Louise KORHONEN and Chris HAZLETON, and Danielle; Shelagh and Leigh POPOV and Chloe and Sophie; Wesley KORHONEN and Laura KORHONEN. David and Suzanne SIMMONDS, Paul T. and Lisa SIMMONDS and Mackenzie; Anne Marie, Mark, Elizabeth, Jonathan, Peter and Rebecca. Reverend Dr. Anne SIMMONDS and her children, Gregory and Johanna CHAMBERS; and her husband Bruce BENNETT and his children Samantha, Kirsten and Christopher. John and Deborah SIMMONDS, Graham and Johanna SIMMONDS and Charles; Kathryn and Dan CLEMMER and Brent and Eric; Matthew, Kristen, Jack and Henry. Bruce and Tamara SIMMONDS and Benjamin, Joshua, Daniel and James. Paul and Laurie SIMMONDS and William. Lois WEAVER and and her children Rachel and Jessica. Predeceased by brothers Herbert A. and David S. Loving brother of sisters Gladys SMITH and Arthur, Dorothy and William EBERLIN, Mary STURGESS and Reverend Dr. William, Madeline SIMMONDS and sister-in-law Barbara SIMMONDS (Mrs. David S.). Predeceased by beloved parents-in-law John Herbert and Cassie McNEILL. Lovingly remembered brother-in-law of Reverend W. Arnold and Helen McNEILL, Alan and Marion McNEILL, Margaret and Rev. Morry WOROZBYT and Ruth H. McNEILL. Fondly remembered by Aunt Bertha TORRANS. Special 'Uncle Claude' to many nieces, nephews and their spouses and families, and to generations of Sunday School students at Immanuel Baptist and Glen Major churches. Special friend and mentor to scores of long-time Friends at Immanuel and Glen Major. Dad lived a full life of accomplishment and service in the name of his Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ. He was raised in North Toronto and Rosedale, he graduated with highest honours in 1934 from Northern Secondary. With university not an option in the heart of the Great Depression, Dad joined his father A.C. SIMMONDS in the family electrical and radio parts business, commencing work on July 2, 1934 in perhaps the most difficult economic circumstances in history. He augmented his knowledge of radio through night courses at Radio College of Canada. At the outbreak of the war, Dad became a member of the 48th Highlanders Reserve, and in 1942 took a leave of absence from business to join the Royal Canadian Corps of Signals, Research and Development Branch, where he served in Ottawa in the rank of Sergeant-Major through the end of the war in 1945. One of his favourite of the many stories he used to tell was of his Commanding Officer Colonel who asked him for a job in the dying days of the war. Despite the challenge of the time he entered business, together with his father and younger brother David, Dad successfully built A.C. Simmonds and Sons to become the leading Canadian national distributor of electrical parts and electronic components, hi-fi, and communications equipment throughout the 1940's, 50's, 60's and 70's. The company was continually on the leading edge of market response to changing technology and successfully introduced many new electronic products to Canada. In 1977, Dad and his brother David recognized the expanded opportunity that would be available from the division of the Company between their families in order to accommodate the entrepreneurial abilities and drive of the next generation. This was accomplished effective January 1, 1978 with the assumption by David, his family and associates of the Lenbrook Division of A.C. Simmonds and Sons. Incorporated at that time, Lenbrook Inc. went on to become the base for the creation of numerous successful businesses including Clearnet Inc. and Air I.Q. Under Dad's leadership, A.C. Simmonds & Sons Ltd. also achieved tremendous growth and success after 1977, and spawned many different entrepreneurial enterprises including Midland Canada, Dynacharge Inc., Viewstar Canada, and ClubLink Corporation. In 1987, the family, together with other business associates, achieved control of Glenayre Electronics Ltd. of Vancouver, and Dad became Chairman until the annual meeting after the successful sale of the company in 1989. Dad had many Electronic Industry involvements, honours and associations but perhaps the one of which he was most proud of was his acceptance as a charter member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, notwithstanding the fact that the Depression has robbed him of the opportunity to actually become a qualified engineer. He had the honour of Chairing the annual Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers conference on two separate occasions. Always open to technological advancement, he travelled extensively as a guest lecturer for International Business Machines Corporation at their worldwide Ideas seminars in the 1970's. His love of people and his common touch was evidenced by his practice of personally greeting every employee at their workstation after any absence from business for more than a week. Most importantly, in the tradition established by A.C. Simmonds, Dad always conducted business with a widely recognized level of integrity that was never in doubt. Dad was a faithful and very active member of Immanuel Baptist Church for almost 80 years, fulfilling many different roles over the years including Young Peoples leader, Sunday School teacher, Juniors leader, and Board of Management member. He was General Superintendent of the Sunday School for 15 years, and was a member of the Board of Deacons for more than 50 years, serving as Chairman for many years. At the time of his passing, he continued as an Honorary Life Deacon, and one of the three Trustees of the Church. Although Dad did not possess the level of musical talent prevalent in his family, he did have a deep and abiding love of the hymns of the church, and had an incredible ability for memorization of many of them in their entirety. From the time of the purchase in 1947 of the family summer retreat in the Township of Uxbridge, Dad's church involvement shifted during the summer months to his beloved Glen Major Church, affectionately known by the family as 'the little church'. For many years he served under Sunday School superintendents Mr. John HINGSTON and Mrs. Jenny JOHNSON as Adult Class teacher, and in the mid-fifties he began to assist his father A.C. SIMMONDS as a lay preacher, using the experience he developed as a member of the Soldiers and Airmen's Christian Association in Ottawa during the war. Upon the death of his father in 1966, Dad assumed full responsibility for the lay preaching and pastoral duties, and continued faithfully to lead the vibrant summer evening services so loved by many until his inability to do so five years ago. son David assumed responsibility for coordination of the services at that time. Most of Dad's Board involvements and commitments using his tremendous skill as a consensus builder were to a wide variety of Christian organizations, consistent with his strong belief in and love for both foreign and home missions work, and at the time of his passing he continued as an Honorary Life member of most of them. These included B.Y.U. (President 1949-50), Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship for 26 years. P (Chairman 1971-74), Ontario Pioneer Camp for 11 years (Chairman 1956-61), World Team (formerly R.B.M.U.) for 46 years, Yonge Street Mission for 44 years, Tyndale College and Seminary for 45 years (formerly O.B.C. / O.T.S., Chairman 1976-82), and Scripture Union for 50 years. In 1978 he joined the Boa

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CLEMONS 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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CLEMONS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-07-13 published
DAWE, Lynne (née GREGORY)
Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 12, 2005 at her home. Lynne, loving wife of Bryan. Dear mother of Gregg and his wife Stephanie. Proud grandmother of Matthew and Michael. Dear daughter of George and Inez GREGORY and sister of Allan and his wife Judy GREGORY. Family and Friends will be received at the Ward Funeral Home, 2035 Weston Rd. (north of Lawrence Ave.), Weston from 7-9 p.m. Thursday. Funeral service in the chapel on Friday at 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Special thanks to Dr. CLEMONS of Toronto Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre, and Dr. Lorraine WOOD of the Temmy Latner Centre for Palliative Care. As an expression of sympathy, donations to the Toronto Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre c/o Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Ave., Toronto M4N 3M5 or the Temmy Latner Centre for Palliative Care, 600 University Ave., Toronto M5G 1X5, would be appreciated by the family.

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CLENDENNING o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-12-12 published
CLENDENNING, Thomas Gerald, P.Eng.
Peacefully on Tuesday December 6, 2005 at Eagle Terrace in Newmarket, Ontario, surrounded by his wife and three children. Gerald was born July 26, 1918, and was the third of four sons of Campbell and Anna May (McNEELY) CLENDENNING, on a farm near Gananoque, Ontario. A graduate of Queen's University (1941), he enlisted in the Royal Canadian Corps of Engineers and served in the invasion of Italy and the liberation of the Netherlands. He married Evelyn Marie PRESTON of Portland, Ontario in England on November 14, 1943. After the war he joined Ontario Hydro and retired from its Research Division in 1983, having used his expertise in the science of concrete engineering to work on nuclear waste disposal, and as a private consultant, on the construction of the Toronto City Hall, Trent University and the C.N. Tower. He was a founding member of the Canadian Concrete Institute. Gerry enjoyed summers on Rideau Lake for many years. In 1972, the family relocated from Etobicoke to a minifarm near Barrie, Ontario, where they stayed for 27 years. After suffering a stroke, Gerry became a resident of Eagle Terrace in Newmarket, whose fine staff gave him warm and understanding care during his 5 years there. In retirement, his favourite pastimes included planting the kitchen garden, driving for the Red Cross, analyzing current events and the stock market, and partnering Evelyn at the bridge table. He loved limericks, peanuts and small dogs. His intellect, sense of humour and gentle nature will be fondly remembered by Evelyn, Anne (Ken ROBERTS) of King City, Bob (Christine) of Sudbury, and Linda (Colin CHALMERS) of Stony Plain, Alberta. He also leaves his brother Don (Carolyn) of San Jose, California; seven grandchildren, Will, Virginia and Mary Roberts, and Rob, James, Anna and Grace CLENDENNING; his nieces, nephews and cousins in the Clendenning, McNeely, Thomson and Spence families; and many beloved in-laws and Friends cherished over his 87 years. He was predeceased by his brothers Leonard (Thunder Bay) and Kenneth (La Jolla, California). Cremation has taken place and memorial arrangements to follow are entrusted to the Roadhouse and Rose Funeral Home, Newmarket (905-895-6631). The family would be thankful for donations in his memory to the Canadian Red Cross or to Queen's University in lieu of flowers.

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CLENDENNING o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-11-21 published
BELL, John David
(Graduate of R.M.C., retired teacher of St. Lawrence College, Kingston, past coordinator of Bereaved Families of Ontario, Kingston Region.) Peacefully, after living with cancer with strength, dignity and grace, on Sunday, November 20, 2005, at Saint Mary's of the Lake Hospital, Palliative Care Unit, Kingston, Ontario. Beloved husband and soulmate for 30 years of Rita. Loving father of Laurie CASTELLO (Jay), Christine CLENDENNING (Bob), Don CAMERON (Lori,) and predeceased by son Gordon CAMERON. Remembered by daughter-in-law Celeste O'DONOGHUE- CAMERON. Predeceased by his parents John Alexander and Agnes (MATEER) BELL. Dear brother of Douglas BELL (Maureen.) Cherished Grandpa (Papa) of Melissa, Allison, John, Jessie, Mary, Ryan, Robert, James, Anna and Grace. Friends will be received at the Township Chapel of the Gordon F. Tompkins Funeral Homes, 435 Davis Drive, Kingston, Ontario, on Wednesday, November 23 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Paul the Apostle Church, 1111 Taylor Kidd Blvd. Kingston, on Thursday, November 24, 2005 at 1: 00 p.m. Cremation will follow, with the interment at Glenhaven Memorial Gardens at a later date. For those wishing, memorial donations may be made to the Bereaved Families of Ontario, Kingston Region in memory of David. In the care of Gordon F. Tompkins Funeral Homes, Township Chapel, 613-546-5150. Relatives and Friends are invited to sign the Book of Condolence at www.gftompkins-township.ca

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CLENDENNING o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-10 published
CLENDENNING, Thomas Gerald, P.Eng.
Peacefully on Tuesday, December 6, 2005 at Eagle Terrace in Newmarket, Ontario, surrounded by his wife and three children. Gerald was born July 26, 1918, and was the third of four sons of Campbell and Anna May (McNEELY) CLENDENNING, on a farm near Gananoque, Ontario. A graduate of Queen's University (1941), he enlisted in the Royal Canadian Corps of Engineers and served in the invasion of Italy and the liberation of the Netherlands. He married Evelyn Marie PRESTON of Portland, Ontario in England on November 14, 1943. After the war he joined Ontario Hydro and retired from its Research Division in 1983, having used his expertise in the science of concrete engineering to work on nuclear waste disposal, and as a private consultant, on the construction of the Toronto City Hall, Trent University and the C.N. Tower. He was a founding member of the Canadian Concrete Institute. Gerry enjoyed summers on Rideau Lake for many years. In 1972, the family relocated from Etobicoke to a mini-farm near Barrie, Ontario, where they stayed for 27 years. After suffering a stroke, Gerry became a resident of Eagle Terrace in Newmarket, whose fine staff gave him warm and understanding care during his 5 years there. In retirement, his favourite pastimes included planting the kitchen garden, driving for the Red Cross, analyzing current events and the stock market, and partnering Evelyn at the bridge table. He loved limericks, peanuts and small dogs. His intellect, sense of humour and gentle nature will be fondly remembered by Evelyn, Anne (Ken ROBERTS) of King City, Bob (Christine) of Sudbury, and Linda (Colin CHALMERS) of Stony Plain, Alberta. He also leaves his brother Don (Carolyn) of San Jose, California; seven grandchildren, Will, Virginia and Mary Roberts, and Rob, James, Anna and Grace CLENDENNING; his nieces, nephews and cousins in the CLENDENNING, McNeely, Thomson and Spence families; and many beloved in-laws and Friends cherished over his 87 years. He was predeceased by his brothers Leonard (Thunder Bay) and Kenneth (La Jolla, California). Cremation has taken place and memorial arrangements to follow are entrusted to the Roadhouse and Rose Funeral Home, Newmarket (905-895-6631). The family would be thankful for donations in his memory to the Canadian Red Cross or to Queen's University in lieu of flowers.

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CLENNETT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-11-11 published
CLENNETT, Maurice Gascoyne
(Retired Major M.G. CLENNETT, D.S.O.)
Peacefully, in Ottawa, Tuesday November 8, 2005 at age 90 after a long illness with Parkinson's disease. Maurice is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Catherine (SENNAT;) their 12 children: Anne (Jerry), Mark, Bill (Blanche), Andrew (Bonnie), Michael (Karen), Mary (Andrew), Norah (Danny), Peter (the late Brenda), Margaret (John), Jocelyn (Allan), Louise (Troy) and Janet (John); their 30 grandchildren: Michelle (Mike), Kelly (Greg), Jay, Jillian (Jack), Simon, Nicholas, Anthony, Sarah, Benoit, Laurence, Scott, Ryan, Cody, Richard, Craig, Leanne, Charlie, Robert, Brian, Allison, David, Jacob, Steven, Nicole, Kevin, Christopher, Danielle, Jennifer, Matthew, and Lisa and their 3 great-grandchildren: Kate, Adam and Jamie; and is predeceased by his twin sister, Barbara WOOD. He will be remembered in fondness by his sister-in-law, Allison SENNAT- WILSHIRE. Maurice will be remembered by his family for his wit, avid gardening, competitive card games, vacations in Vermont, and so much more! The family wishes to thank the staff and volunteers at the Perley for their kindness and excellent care that they provided to Maurice, or, as they fondly called him, "Moe"! Friends may pay respects at the Kelly Funeral Home, 1255 Walkley Road (Ottawa) Friday November 11, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Service Saturday in the Chapel of the Perley and Rideau Veterans' Health Center, 1750 Russell Road, Ottawa, at 10 a.m. Interment Elmview Cemetery, Kars at 2 p.m. In memoriam donations to the Perley and Rideau Veterans' Health Center Foundation or a charity of your choice appreciated. Kelly Funeral Homes (613)235-6712.

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CLENNETT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-11 published
STAPLETON, Ernest William
Passed away February 9, 2005. Dearly loved husband of Jean (nee AUCHTERLONIE.) Ernie's family meant everything to him and he will be sorely missed by his dearly loved children, Carol (deceased) and Barry BURROWS, Sheila and Bob LIGHTFOOT, Janis and Laurence CLENNETT, Lois, Becky and Ernie STAPLETON. Devoted grandfather of Lindsay and Kevin (Sandra) BURROWS, Laureen LIGHTFOOT, Danielle, Kristen and Jessica DUBOIS, and Taylor and Braden STAPLETON. The family will receive Friends at the Humphrey Funeral Home - A.W. Miles Chapel, 1403 Bayview Avenue (south of Eglinton Avenue East), from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday. A memorial service will be held at the Church Of St. Augustine Of Canterbury, 1847 Bayview Avenue on Monday at 2: 00 p.m. If desired, donations may be made to Sunnybrook Hospital, Family Practice, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto M4N 3M5.

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CLENT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-05-05 published
CLENT, Judith Fay
Died April 19, 2005, the day of her 60th birthday, after a lengthy struggle with multiple sclerosis. Judy was predeceased by her loving parents Sidney and Laura CLENT. She is fondly remembered by her aunt Gladys FISHER, her cousins Sherry MILLEY, Laurie SHELLEY, Ronald FISHER, Karen DEEL, and by her long-time caregiver Tere AZEVEDO. Judy was a vibrant and intelligent woman who bravely fought this crippling disease. A graveside funeral will take place at 11: 30, Saturday, May 7, 2005, at Sanctuary Park Cemetery, 1567 Royal York Road, Etobicoke. Those who wish are invited to make a contribution to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada in lieu of flowers.

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CLEPHAN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-09 published
STUBBS, James Arthur " Jim"
With his family by his side, on Thursday, April 7, 2005. Jim, cherished husband and best friend of Ann (née CLEPHAN) for nearly 63 years. Beloved and proud father of Andrew (Gwen), Christina, Donald (Maggie), and Dianne (Rob). Grandad will be lovingly remembered by Helen, Dan, Tracy, Kelly, Nicole, Tom and Scott. Predeceased by brother William. Jim retired from Toronto Hydro after twenty-eight years of service. He was a Veteran of World War 2, serving in Western Canada and overseas with the Royal Canadian Air Force He was with the No. 5 M.F.P.S. (Military Field Photographic Service). He will be lovingly remembered by his family, many nieces, nephews and many Friends for the kindnesses he did. Please think of Jim and pass on those kindnesses to others. Resting at the Paul O'Conner Funeral Home, 1939 Lawrence Avenue East (between Warden and Pharmacy), from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Monday. Service in our Chapel on Tuesday afternoon at 1 p.m. Interment Pine Hills Cemetery. In memory of Jim, donations to the Children's Wish Foundation would be appreciated.

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CLERC o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-04-06 published
CLERC, Donna Marie (née MASON)
Donna Marie (MASON) CLERC, of London, age 66, passed away peacefully, at St. Joseph's Health Care London, on Saturday, April 2nd, 2005, surrounded by the love of her family. Loving mother and best friend of Tracey CLERC and her husband Chris SPEIRAN of Newmarket. Dear sister of Audrey and Bill BRADLEY, Jean and Cliff LAYE. Loved aunt of Kim (LAYE) and Ron SANDERSON, Kevin LAYE and Jenny STANFORD, Carol (Bradley) and Len VANDEWETERING and great-aunt of Cameron, Stephanie, Andrea, Vanessa, Brooke, and Callum. She will also be greatly missed by many Friends and those whose hearts she touched. Predeceased by her parents David Roy and Ellen Cecelia (CARLSON) MASON. Family will receive Friends at the T. Harry Hoffman and Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood, Saturday, April 9, 2005 commencing at 11 a.m., followed by a Celebration of Life Service at 1 p.m. The Reverend Harry DISHER officiating. Interment Grand Bend Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations can be made to the Children's Aid Society, London. The family would like to thank the "everyday angels" at St. Joseph's Intensive Care Unit for the compassion, love and support throughout her journey. Condolences at www.hoffmanfuneralhome.com

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CLERGY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-07-18 published
DOYLE, Ernest J. " Ernie"
(Retired from Toronto Transit Commission 1987) Peacefully with his family at his side at Southlake Regional Health Centre in Newmarket on Saturday, July 16, 2005 in his 79th year. Survived by his loving wife Mary Doyle (CLERGY) of Keswick. Beloved father of Kathryn (Ralph), Daniel (Judy), Frances (Brian). Cherished grandfather of Patricia (Ross), Christopher, Sarah, Danielle, Mary-Elizabeth, Jessica, Andrew, great-grandfather of Sydney. Survived by brothers George, Eugene and predeceased by brothers Seldon, Bazil, Wayne. Ernie will be greatly missed by his many relatives and Friends. Visitation from M.W. Becker Funeral Home, 490 The Queensway South, Keswick 1-888-884-4486 on Tuesday from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service from the chapel on Wednesday, July 20, 2005 at 11: 00 a.m. Cremation to follow. If desired, donations made to Southlake Regional Health Centre would be appreciated by the family.

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CLERK o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-05-03 published
BASTIEN, Margaret Audrey (LINTON)
At Kensington Retirement Home on Sunday, May 1, 2005, Margaret Audrey (LINTON) BASTIEN of London in her 84th year. Beloved wife of the late William J. BASTIEN (1993.) Dear mother of Sharron and her husband Robert CLERK of Burlington, Ontario and son Richard and his wife Beverly KOMISARUK of Marlboro, Massachusetts. Sadly missed by grandchildren Andrea, Melissa, Robert, Cheryl and Melanie and great grandchildren Jesse, Justin and Jordan. Dear sister of Alfred J. LINTON Sr. and his wife Dorothy of Goldsboro, North Carolina. Also missed by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by a brother Willmonte A. LINTON. Friends will be received at the Logan Funeral Home, 371 Dundas St. (between Waterloo and Colborne St.) on Wednesday 2-4 p.m. only. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Thursday, May 5, 2005 at 1: 30 p.m. with Rev. Brian McKAY officiating. Interment Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Onl ine condolences www.loganfh.ca A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Mrs. BASTIEN.

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CLERK o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-11-02 published
MAINGOT, Kathleen " Kitty"
After a brief illness on October 31st, 2005 at Peel Memorial Hospital in her 92nd year. Predeceased by husband Elliot MAINGOT and son Stephen MAINGOT. Dear mother of Jack MAINGOT (Jacqueline) and Heather LUTLEY (John) and stepmother of Sheila CLERK. Loved by her many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, Friends and relatives. A Memorial Mass will be held on Friday, November 4, 2005, 10: 00 a.m. at St. Jerome's Parish Church, 8530 Chinguacousy Road, Brampton, Ontario (north of Steeles Ave. W., south of Queen St. W.). In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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CLERMONT o@ca.on.grey_county.artemesia.flesherton.the_flesherton_advance 2005-12-21 published
MAINPRIZE, Joan Marion (née HARRISON)
After a brief illness at the Etobicoke General Hospital on Saturday, December 17, 2005, Joan (née HARRISON) of Dundalk in her 57th year was the cherished wife of Gord and daughter of the late Jones and Bernice HARRISON. Loving mother of Jim (Belinda,) Cathy (Greg) BALLUM and Deb MAINPRIZE (Dan CLERMONT) all of Dundalk. Devoted grandmother of Justin, Gage, Brandon, Corissa, Kaitlyn, Katrina, Kimberly, Kailene and Derick. Loving sister of Fred HARRISON of Proton, Kathy HANNEN of Orillia, Karen HARRISON of Priceville and the late Shirley INKSTER and Pat ROBERTSON. She will be loved and remembered by her brother-in-law Brian INKSTER, her aunts, cousins and Friends. The family received Friends at the Fawcett Funeral Home, Flesherton on Monday, December 19. Service was held in the funeral home chapel on Tuesday, December 20. Interment - Dundalk Cemetery. Memorial contributions to the Dundalk Fire Dept. or the charity of your choice would be gratefully appreciated.
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CLERMONT o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-12-19 published
MAINPRIZE, Joan Marion (née HARRISON)
After a brief illness at the Etobicoke General Hospital on Saturday, December 17, 2005, Joan (née HARRISON) of Dundalk in her 57th year was the cherished wife of Gord and daughter of the late Jones and Bernice HARRISON. Loving mother of Jim (Belinda,) Cathy (Greg) BALLUM and Deb MAINPRIZE (Dan CLERMONT) all of Dundalk. Devoted grandmother of Justin, Gage, Brandon, Corissa, Kaitlyn, Katrina, Kimberly, Kailene, and Derick. Loving sister of Fred HARRISON of Proton, Kathy HANNEN of Orillia, Karen HARRISON of Priceville and the late Shirley INKSTER and Pat ROBERTSON. She will be loved and remembered by her brother in law Brian INKSTER, her aunts, cousins and Friends. The family will receive Friends at the Fawcett Funeral Home, Flesherton on Monday, December 19 from 2: 00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Tuesday, December 20 at 1: 00 p.m. Interment Dundalk Cemetery. Memorial contributions to the Dundalk Fire Dept. or the charity of your choice would be gratefully appreciated.

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CLERY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-01-22 published
MARSHALL, Douglas
Peacefully, at St. Michael's Hospital, in his 67th year. He leaves his wife, Sarah MURDOCH; his sons Barnaby and Benjamin; his sister, Sally; his dear friend and first wife, Deborah; his daughter-in-law, Carmen DUNJKO; his granddaughter, Emma, and her mother, Colleen DECOURCY; his belatedly discovered British son, Hugh THOMAS, his wife, Natalie, and son, Oliver; the staff of the Duke of York; his many Friends; and his affectionate but demanding cat, Nora. Douglas was a true original -- demanding, difficult, smart, funny, loyal and irascible -- who more than anything enjoyed red wine, good writing and socializing, probably in that order. He grew up in Colborne, Ontario, and attended Highgate School in London and the University of Toronto, where he was the editor of the Varsity in the 58-59 school year. He worked at the London bureau of Canadian Press; Maclean's; as a television Guide columnist at Books in Canada, which he co-founded with Val CLERY; and the Toronto Star, where he remains the longest-surviving Entertainment Editor since Nathan COHEN. He was a founding member of the Crime Writers of Canada and the author of A Very Palpable Hit. A service for Doug will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, January 25, at the Morley Bedford Funeral Home, 159 Eglinton Avenue West. Donations to the Canadian Liver Foundation.

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CLERY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-22 published
MARSHALL, Douglas
Peacefully, at St. Michael's Hospital, in his 67th year. He leaves his wife Sarah MURDOCH; his sons Barnaby and Benjamin; his sister Sally; his dear friend and first wife Deborah; his daughter-in-law Carmen DUNJKO; his granddaughter Emma, and her mother Colleen DECOURCY; his belatedly discovered British son Hugh THOMAS, his wife Natalie, and son Oliver; the staff of the Duke of York his many Friends; and his affectionate but demanding cat Nora. Douglas was a true original - demanding, difficult, smart, funny, loyal and irascible - who more than anything enjoyed red wine, good writing and socializing, probably in that order. He grew up in Colbourne, Ontario, and attended Highgate School in London and the University of Toronto, where he was the editor of the Varsity in the '58-59 school year. He worked at the London bureau of Canadian Press; Maclean's; as a television Guide columnist at Books in Canada, which he co-founded with Val CLERY; and the Toronto Star, where he remains the longest-surviving Entertainment Editor since Nathan COHEN. He was a founding member of the Crime Writers of Canada and the author of A Very Palpable Hit. A Service for Doug will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, January 25th at the Morley Bedford Funeral Home, 159 Eglinton Ave. W. Donations to the Canadian Liver Foundation.

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CLEVELAND o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-01-29 published
DUNLAP, Hester Catherine (née CLEVELAND)
Passed away peacefully on January 26, 2005 at Victoria Hospice with her family at her side. Born in Vancouver, August 22, 1907, she was predeceased by her husband of 68 years, Air Marshal Clarence R. (Larry) DUNLAP. Survived by her loving son, David (Elizabeth) grandchildren, James (Kim), Hester (Sean), Charles (Lisa) and Allison (Graeme); great-granddaughter, Ella and sister-in-law, Edith CLEVELAND. Raised in both Vancouver and Victoria and educated at U.B.C. and U. of Michigan, she taught primary school in Vancouver until she met and married Larry DUNLAP in 1935. She lovingly and loyally supported Larry in his Royal Canadian Air Force career throughout many postings and appointments in Canada, Europe and the U.S. Their retirement years were spent in Ottawa and Victoria, where they made many close Friendships. A gracious, generous and charming lady, she will be sorely missed and remembered always. Special thanks to Dr. David MacNaughton, the staff of Victoria Hospice, Reverend Canon Susan House, Reverend Nancy Ford and also to Judy Evans for her loving kindness and care the past three months.
Cremation has already taken place. A memorial service will be held at a later date to be announced. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Hester may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Condolences may be offered to the family

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CLEVELAND o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-04-05 published
RAND, Margaret Raeburn (LOCKHART)
In Toronto, on April 2, 2005, at the age of 88. Daughter of the late Charlotte Evangeline DARGIE and Harry Percy LOCKHART of Montreal, she was also predeceased by her husband of 63 years Robert Nelson RAND. She is survived by her sister Doris Brenda CARTER of Venice, Florida, her daughter Victoria CLEVELAND, of Ottawa, her sons Michael CARTER, of Toronto and Robert NELSON of Ottawa, by her grand_sons John Christopher and Paul Silas, of Toronto, and Duncan Rand MacPHERSON, of Ottawa. She was a graduate of McGill University and had been a school teacher. The family thanks Dr. D. KUCEY of Sunnybrook and Dr. Romana FAGAN for their skill and thoughtfulness, and the dedicated Intensive Care Unit staff of St. Joseph's Hospital. Special thanks to her devoted caregivers and particularly to Cecilia CABRERA. The family plans a private ceremony to celebrate Margaret's life. In lieu of flowers, Margaret asked that contributions be made to Sunnybrook or St. Joseph's Health Centre of Toronto.

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CLEVELAND o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-05-26 published
Marion Dorothy Joan Cleveland GUILD
By Brenda Guild GILLESPIE, Thursday, May 26, 2005, Page A22
Mother of three, grandmother of six. Born April 17, 1930, in Toronto. Died mid-March, of an overdose, in Port Alberni, B.C.
After my mother died, it was amazing to realize how much energy Mom had held in her little form. She'd flown free, as she had dearly hoped when she mustered all her strength and courage to do so.
Marion Dorothy Joan CLEVELAND had a tenuous beginning, conceived the summer before the October crash of 1929. Her university-educated father worked for Bell Telephone in Toronto, the single father of two children by a wife who'd left them but refused a divorce. On a working trip to Saskatchewan, he fell passionately for Mom's Norfolk-raised mother, a talented lady with two children who'd quit her temperamental remittance-man husband.
They set up house in a quality Toronto apartment block. No signs whatever of an unplanned pregnancy showed until her mother was five months along. She appeared early, at home, on April 17, 1930 -- a five-pound wisp of a girl. Three half-siblings each gave her a name. In her first year, she miraculously survived five major childhood illnesses.
Her dad was then fired and blackballed for living in sin. Unable to work in Ontario, he, his enduring love, and five kids drove in a late-model sedan to Alberta. Mom spent several years on the dustbowl prairies driving to the next place to pitch their tent in the summer or to find a shack for the winter. Her dad dug holes for sacks of potatoes and shot jackrabbits for meat.
Still, Mom's mom always insisted they share with those worse off. She wore rags most stylishly, while re-sewing her silks and linens into dresses for her girls.
Mom's dad found communications work in Vancouver early in the Second World War, work which continued in Jasper in 1942. In Miss Doyle's Grade 6 classroom, Gordon GUILD made faces at solemn little Marion to make her laugh. By age 15, they were dating, by 16, lovers. By 18, they were pregnant with my brother and forbidden to marry. By 19, Mom was forced to give him up for adoption.
Mom and Dad fought for the next year to get him back, and with a week to go before this was legally impossible, a smart lawyer and a sympathetic judge awarded them custody. They made national headlines.
They were a family, at last, and I was on the way. Our sister arrived nine years later.
Mom's little body did her great service, although it never worked reliably. With a quick mind unable turn off, especially at night, she obsessed about finding solid good health. She sought solace through medications, all of which failed her, from the first pill or later, when she was addicted. She dealt with her emotional trials most valiantly, winning again and again against profound depression, only to be hit with it anew. While up or down, she said and did things that came out wrong, however well-intended.
A few equally well-intended kin held to tough-love plans of excluding her until she became suitably contrite and trustworthy. She kept reaching out and looking for joy without them, but nothing satisfied.
My mother, little mama, finally gave up trying to get off her pills and onto everyone's good list during a long night in mid-March. She took all her prescription drugs and flew free, to join Dad who left us more than 17 years ago.
They're back together again, those lovers of 40 years, "as if they'd never parted," to quote their favourite poem. Dad's got his Marion back, and those who loved her for all she was and tried to be saw, in her abandoned shell, what spirit and spark she'd packed into her small being.
Brenda is Marion's daughter.

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CLEVELAND o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-08-24 published
MELLING, Terrence " Terry" William (1946-2005)
Terrence (Terry) William MELLING, beloved husband of Robin PRESBER of Calgary, Alberta passed away suddenly on Sunday, August 21, 2005 at the age of 58 years. Terry was born on October 26, 1946 in North Battleford, Saskatchewan. In 1982 he became Prairie Regional Director for the Investment Dealers Association of Canada. He enjoyed golfing, sailing and spending time at the family cabin at Flotten Lake. Terry was a devoted husband, father, brother, and son who valued his family above all. Besides his loving wife Robin Presber MELLING and her children Cody and Courtney PRESBER of Calgary, Alberta, Terry is also survived by the love of his life - daughter Caitlin MELLING of Calgary, Alberta; father John MELLING of Makwa, Saskatchewan; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Lynne GERVAIS and Judy and Ron BLAIS; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Mike and Cathy MELLING, Jack and Donna MELLING, and Noël and Carol CLEVELAND; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Terry was predeceased by his mother Myrtle (Kit) in 2002; and brother Lloyd in 1958. Relatives and Friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McInnis and Holloway'S Crowfoot Chapel (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W., Calgary, Alberta) Today, August 24, 2005 at 7: 00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Luke's Catholic Church (Corner of Northmount Drive and Northland Drive N.W., Calgary, Alberta) on Thursday, August 25, 2005 at 11: 00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Makwa Community Cemetery (Makwa, Saskatchewan). Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If Friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 3Y6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca. The family would like to express their heartfelt thanks to the Emergency Room Staff at the Foothills Medical Centre. In living memory of Terry MELLING, a tree will be planted by McInnis and Holloway Funeral Homes, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 Crowfoot Circle N.W., Calgary, Alberta T3G 2T3. Telephone: (403) 241-0044

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CLEVELAND o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-27 published
NICHOLSON, Robert John James " Bob"
At Soldiers' Memorial Hospital, Orillia, on Monday, April 25, 2005, in his 74th year. Bob NICHOLSON of Sutton, beloved husband of June (née GROVES.) Dear father of Raymond NICHOLSON and his wife Donna of Beaverton, Rosemarie CLEVELAND and her husband Mark of Port Perry, and Renee ADAM/ADAMS and her husband Gary of Sutton. Predeceased by his son Robert. Lovingly remembered by his 10 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Dear brother of George NICHOLSON and his wife Gladys, Helen NICHOLSON and Mildred NICHOLSON. Funeral Service in the Chapel of the Taylor Funeral Home, 20846 Dalton Road, Sutton, Thursday at 1: 30 p.m. Visitation from 11:00 a.m. Cremation to follow.

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CLEVELAND o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-06-07 published
SHARP, Bernice (née BOWEN)
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved Bernice at the Toronto Western Hospital on June 4, 2005. Bernice is predeceased by her loving husband Aubrey SHARP and her cherished parents Alfonso and Eliza BOWEN. Dearest companion of Kenneth CLEVELAND. Loving sister of Clyde Arthur BOWEN, Olive Muriel DAVIS (predeceased,) Cecil Alfonso BOWEN (predeceased,) and Winnifred DORSEY (predeceased.) Devoted aunt of Daniel DAVIS (son), Linda BOWEN, Caroline BOWEN, Cecil Clyde BOWEN (predeceased), Shelly BOWEN, Oliver BOWEN and Stacey BOWEN. Bernice will be fondly remembered and sadly missed by her many great-nephews, great-nieces, great-great-nephews and great-great-nieces, as well as her many other family and Friends. A special heart-felt thank you to Georgia NICHOLAS for all her care and support. Friends will be received at the Cardinal Funeral home "Earle Elliott" Chapel, 715 Dovercourt Rd. (Ossington Subway - Delaware exit) on Wednesday, June 8, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held in the Cardinal Funeral Home Chapel on Thursday, June 9, 2005 at 1: 00 p.m. Interment in Prospect Cemetery to follow. In loving memory of Bernice, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

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CLEVELAND o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-11-09 published
MATT, Edward Theodore " Ted"
At Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket on Monday, November 7, 2005. Ted MATT, of Queensville, beloved husband of Dorothy (née WILLSON,) dear father of Robert MATT (Eileen) and step-father of Joanne (Paul CLEVELAND,) Terry FAIRBARN (Kathy) and Robert FAIRBARN (Ruth Ann.) He will be lovingly remembered by grandchildren, Greig, Michael, Cory, Randy, Nancy, Amanda, Bethany and Melanie. He is also survived by his brother Frank and sister Dorothy. Friends may call at the Roadhouse and Rose Funeral Home, 157 Main St. South, Newmarket from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday. Funeral service in the chapel on Thursday at 11: 30 a.m. Interment St. Anthony's Cemetery, Virginia. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.

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CLEVER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-06-05 published
GUNNING, Hedwig Elizabeth (née EWERD)
Peacefully at the Courtyard - Trillium Health Centre - Queensway on June 2, 2005 in her 93rd year. Born Hedwig Elizabeth EWERD on Novemeber 12, 1912 in Danzig, Germany, the youngest of 4 sisters and 1 brother. Loving wife of John Patrick GUNNING. Dear mother of Pauline RENAUD and husband Armand, and the late Linda QUERBACH and Siegfried REIN. Lovingly remembered by her Grandchildren: Michael BROOKS, Wolfgang QUERBACH, Andrew QUERBACH, Heidi Laurin and husband Roger, Lorraine STANTON, Kim ANANJEVS, Debbie ANANJEVS, and Norbert REIN (of Germany) and her Great-grandchildren: Candice BROOKS, Zachary BROOKS, Jason COLEMAN, Anne Katerina REIN, Drew MERRIT, Blake HACHE, Skylar STANTON, Braedan STANTON, Miranda ROUSSEAU and Natasha PATRIE. Dear sister-in-law to James GUNNING and Isabella CLEVER in England and loved mother-in-law of Theresia REIN of Germany. A Funeral Mass for Mrs. GUNNING will be held at St. Leo's Catholic Church 277 Royal York Rd., Etobicoke on Monday at 10 a.m. with Cremation to follow. Arrangements entrusted to the G.H. Hogle Funeral Homes, 63 Mimico Ave., Etobicoke. Online condolences may be made at www.hoglefuneralhomes.com

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CLEVERLEY o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-11-10 published
FOLLIS, Harvey James
Suddenly at his home on Wednesday, November 9th, 2005. Harvey FOLLIS of Owen Sound in his 58th year. Survived by his spouse Donna CLEVERLEY. Dear father of Brenda BURK/BURKE of Oakville, Harvey FOLLIS Jr. and his wife Kay of Orillia, Steven FOLLIS of Calgary, Alberta and stepfather of Christina SMITH and Kim CLEVERLEY both of Owen Sound. Grandfather of Roman, Karly, Kyra, Kayla, Hailey and Michael. Brother of Bill, June and Shirley. Predeceased by his parents Jack and Sarah FOLLIS, brothers George, Kenneth, Paul and sisters Pat and Jackie. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time. Please call the Tannahill Funeral Home at 376-3710 for further information.

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CLEVERLEY o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-11-11 published
FOLLIS, Harvey James
Suddenly at his home on Wednesday, November 9th, 2005. Harvey FOLLIS of Owen Sound in his 58th year. Survived by his children's mother, Sheila SMITH of Owen Sound, his children, Brenda BURK/BURKE of Oakville, Harvey FOLLIS Jr. and his wife Kay of Orillia, Steven FOLLIS of Calgary, Alberta and also survived by Donna CLEVERLEY and her children, Christina SMITH and Kim CLEVERLEY all of Owen Sound. Grandfather of Roman, Karly, Kyra, Kayla, Hailey and Michael. Brother of Bill, June and Shirley. Predeceased by his parents Jack and Sarah FOLLIS, brothers George, Kenneth, Paul and sisters Pat and Jackie. Friends are invited to the Tannahill Funeral Home, 376-3710 for visiting on Sunday from 2: 00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9: 00 p.m. The funeral service will be conducted in the chapel on Monday, November 14th at 11: 00 a.m. with Doctor Brad CLARK officiating. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery, Owen Sound. As expressions of sympathy, the family would appreciate memorial donations to the Cancer Society. Messages of condolence for the family are welcome at www.tannahill.com
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CLEVERLEY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-08-25 published
REED, Karen Jane (née TIMMONS)
The family sadly announces the passing of Karen, in her 36th year on Tuesday, August 23rd 2005, after a valiant 3 year struggle with breast cancer. Dearly loved wife of Darren and proud mother of their young sons Austin and Nolan. Devoted daughter of Janet TIMMONS (Gary predeceased 2000.) Karen will be sorely missed by her sister Lara LEMIEUX (Daniel) and their children, Jessica, Kenneth and Julia; her brother David TIMMONS (Vancouver, British Columbia;) her "Uncle Bob," Gloria and cousin Jacqueline CLEVERLEY (Minden, Ontario.) A dear daughter-in-law to Dian and Wayne REED and their son Kevin REED (Heather) and son Jeffery. A sincere thank you for the care and support from Dr. Suzanne BUCHANAN, Dr. A. TEPPERMAN and his wonderful staff at Centenary Hospital the compassionate care from the nursing staff and Dr. L. GROSSMAN on 3B Scarborough Grace Hospital. Also the numerous kind gestures of many Friends, neighbours, and Karen's former colleagues of Sun Life Canada and Tetra Pak Canada Inc. The family will receive Friends at Highland Funeral Home, 3280 Sheppard Ave. East Oust west of Warden) on Friday, August 26, 2005 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service at 10: 30 a.m. on Saturday, August 27, 2005 followed by a luncheon reception. In lieu of flowers, it was Karen's wish to have donations made to your favourite charity or to The Weekend (walk) to End Breast Cancer this September.

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CLEVERLY o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-12-15 published
CLEVERLY, Doris Faye (DIETER)
Suddenly in Durham Hospital on Saturday, December 3rd, 2005. Doris Faye CLEVERLY (DIETER) of R.R.#1 Durham in her 61st year. Beloved partner of Jason HUNTER. Sadly missed by four sisters. Loving mother of Penny, Vicky, Brian, Bradley, Lloyd, Billy and Joey. Sadly missed by several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. A private family service was held on December 5th, 2005.
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CLEWLEY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-10-04 published
Special Investigations Unit probes chase angle in crash
Motorcycle hit car on Finch, killing three people
Investigating whether police were in pursuit
By Jim WILKES, Staff Reporter with files from John DUNCANSON
Toronto police were pursuing two motorcycles moments before a fatal crash early Sunday, but neither one was the motorcycle that slammed into a car making a U-turn on Finch Ave. W. near Yonge St. and killed three people, Special Investigations Unit spokesperson Rose BLISS said yesterday.
The victims in Sunday's horrific crash near Talbot Rd. were identified yesterday as car driver Nicholas VANDERBOOM, 19, motorcycle operator Kenneth WALTON, 35, and his passenger, 36-year-old Blake DECK.
Family and Friends wept outside the Thornhill home of VANDERBOOM's mother yesterday but declined to speak with a reporter.
VANDERBOOM died instantly around 1: 30 a.m. Sunday when the black 2002 Acura sedan he was driving was broadsided by the motorcycle, which some witnesses: estimated was traveling at more than 150 kilometres an hour.
WALTON was thrown to the roadway and died immediately from massive injuries. So did DECK, who was rocketed over the car and slid about 60 metres along Finch, finally coming to rest near the driveway of an upscale townhouse complex.
BLISS said two Special Investigations Unit investigators are now trying to learn whether the motorcycle involved in the crash was involved in a police chase of its own.
"Usually that kind of information becomes available early on and we can clearly step in and work through getting to the bottom of why it happened," she said. "But right now we first need to get a handle on what the extent of police involvement was.
"There was a lot of police activity in the area at the time that this incident occurred. So we need to, as a first step, confirm whether there was any officer involvement with the motorcycle that was involved in this particular crash... and specifically look at whether there was any type of police pursuit."
BLISS said there was another police chase involving two motorcycles "about a minute before the collision occurred," but that there is no indication that pursuit was connected to the crash.
Toronto police association lawyer Gary CLEWLEY said yesterday that, "at the end of the day, we don't believe there was any pursuit."
He said the Special Investigations Unit was likely awaiting readouts of Global Positioning Satellite data from cruisers in the area, which he said would confirm there was no pursuit of the motorcycle involved in the crash.
The Special Investigations Unit investigates all incidents where an interaction between police and civilians results in serious injury or death. The provincial agency has not designated anyone as a subject officer or witness officer in the case.
Special Investigations Unit investigators have interviewed several civilian witnesses: and hope anyone with information will call them at 416-622-1965 or 1-800-787-8529.

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CLEWS o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-06-03 published
O'QUINN, Hazel Cidella
Hazel Cidella O'QUINN, peacefully with her family by her side at Parkwood Hospital on Thursday, June 2, 2005. Born in 1936, in Port aux Port, Newfoundland, daughter of Dorothy and the late William CAMPAGNON. Beloved mother of Bertram O'QUINN and his wife Doris of Ingersoll, Wanda CLEWS and her husband Joseph of London, Jacqueline STUTTLE and her husband William of Saint Thomas. Dear grandmother of Shannon, Heather, Benjamin and Miranda. She will be sadly missed by her brothers and sisters. Friends may call during the hour preceding the memorial service which will be conducted at the James A. Harris Funeral Home, 220 St. James Street at Richmond, on Monday, June 6 at 11: 00 a.m. Cremation has taken place. Memorial contributions to the Brain Injury Foundation would be gratefully acknowledged.

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CLEWS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-12 published
ATTFIELD, Phyllis Emily
Volunteer with Cummer Lodge and York-Finch Hospital. Passed away on Friday, February 11, 2005, at the Humber River Regional Hospital Church Site. Phyllis, loving wife of Don. Beloved mother of Suzette and Neil CUTHBERTSON, and Wayne and Linda ATTFIELD. Grandmother of Rhonda, Derek, Christine and Steven and great-grandmother to Allison and Janelle. Dear sister of Ena CLEWS and the late Edwin BAYLISS and his wife Dorothy. Family and Friends will be received at the Ward Funeral Home, 2035 Weston Rd. (north of Lawrence Ave.), Weston, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday. Funeral Service in the chapel on Tuesday at 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. As an expression of sympathy, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be appreciated.

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