CROKER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-01-28 published
MESSENGER, Florence M. (WALLACE)
At Oxford Regional Nursing Home, Ingersoll on Tuesday, January 25, 2005, Florence M. (WALLACE) MESSENGER, of Ingersoll, in her 87th year. Wife of the late William MESSENGER (1986.) Dear mother of Larry of Woodstock, Ruth and her husband Howard FORTNER of Ingersoll, David of Port Loring and Marlene and her husband Judd KENNEDY of London. Dear sister of Gertrude and her husband Gail CROKER of Calgary and Jeanette JACKSON of Woodstock. Also survived by 11 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by three sisters Irene McGINNIS, Margaret SMITH and Anne MacMILLAN and two brothers J.J. WALLACE and Rupert WALLACE and one granddaughter Wanda Jean MESSENGER. Friends will be received at the McBeath-Dynes Funeral Home, 246 Thames Street South, Ingersoll (425-1600) where the funeral service will be held on Friday, January 28, 2005 at 11: 00 a.m. Reverend Jim CARR officiating. Interment later, Ingersoll Rural Cemetery. Memorial donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated.

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CROKER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-03-08 published
WILLIAMS, Florence (née TONKS)
Peacefully at Alexandra Hospital, Ingersoll on Sunday, March 6, 2005, Florence (TONKS) WILLIAMS, of Ingersoll, in her 82nd year. Beloved wife of Howard WILLIAMS. Dear mother of Bernice and her husband Gail CROKER of Calgary, Alberta, Marie and her husband Bill WHATLEY of Ingersoll and Howie and his wife Gina WILLIAMS of Simcoe. Dear grandmother of David CROKER, Mark CROKER, Lisa Whatley, Jim Whatley, Jeffery WILLIAMS, Jennifer WILLIAMS and Trent PIKE. Dear great-grandmother of Kristian BRUCE, Tammy CROKER, Scott CROKER, Kayden CROKER. Dear sister of Tom (Rita) TONKS of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Gladys SPILCHEN of Beeton, Ontario and Alma SWETMAN of Abbotsford, British Columbia. Sister-in-law of Levina KILGOUR of Aylmer and Pat TONKS of Edmonton, Alberta. Also survived by nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Bill and Gladys TONKS, her sister Shirley TONKS and her grandchildren Patricia CROKER and Peter John CROKER.
Florence will always be remembered for the love and support given freely to her husband and family. Many Friends will remember her as a non-judgmental, always accepting person who always was there for them. For many years, she was active in the local and regional Girl Guides of Canada and St. James Anglican Church, Ingersoll. Her spirit will live on in the hearts of all the young people whose lives she influenced as an ideal role model. Private family arrangements. Memorial donations to Alexandra Hospital Foundation or Camp Hope would be appreciated by calling McBeath-Dynes Funeral Home, Ingersoll (519)-425-1600).

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CROLEY o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-03-07 published
CROLEY, Kenneth Hugh
Peacefully at Victoria Hospital on March 3rd, 2005 Kenneth Hugh CROLEY in his 70th year. Loving husband of Marilyn KILBY. Dear step-father to Murray, Valerie, Gary and Leeanne. Loving grandfather of 7. He will be missed by his sisters Phyllis, Carol, Ruth and brother Wayne. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be conducted at the Lloyd R. Needham Funeral Chapel, 520 Dundas Street, on Wednesday, March 9th at 2 p.m. with visitation 2 hours prior. If desired, donations may be made to the Lung Association.

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CROLL o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-03-10 published
HOLDEN, George Edward
(Formerly of Oakville, Ontario, Retired Employee of Good Year Tire, Toronto - Charter Member of St. Paul's United Church) Peacefully at the Pines Nursing Home, Bracebridge, Ontario, March 7, 2005, in his 93rd year. son of the late William J. HOLDEN and the late Georgina Sebben HOLDEN. Beloved husband of the late Hazel Olive FORD. Loving father of Charles W. HOLDEN Sr. (Dorothy Craig HOLDEN) formerly of Oakville now of Sundridge. Predeceased by his brother John HOLDEN of Georgetown. Brother of Annie Holden BARKER of Hamilton, Queenie Holden CROLL (Mrs. Robert CROLL) of Oakville. Dear grandfather of Chuck HOLDEN Jr. of Toronto, Cathy Holden JOHNE and partner Donny TURNER, great-grandfather of Andrew, Derek, Michelle JOHNE, all of Magnetawan. Uncle to many nieces and nephews. Will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his family and Friends. Family and Friends will be received at the Ward Funeral Home, 109 Reynolds Street, Oakville, (905-844-3221) on Friday, from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Service to be held in the Ward Chapel on Saturday, March 12, 2005, at 1: 00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society, Canadian Cancer Society, Heart and Stroke Foundation or to a charity of your choice.

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CROMARTY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-04-01 published
BARBER, Janet Marie (née HART)
Born 29 August, 1916 in Toronto. Died peacefully in Toronto 30 March, 2005. Predeceased by her first son, David. Survived by her husband David Campbell BARBER, and four children, Kathleen (Vancouver), Bridget (Ottawa), Michael (Toronto) and John and daughter-in-law Cathrin BRADBURY (Toronto.) Cherished by six grandchildren: Janet and Stephanie, David and Bridgeen, Kelly and Mary. The daughter of Edna (CROMARTY) and Ronald HART of Toronto, Janet was educated at Havergal College and University of Toronto, from which she graduated with a degree in art history in 1937, despite the sudden death of her father at the height of the depression, and the loss of her younger sister Kathleen. Like her mother, who rescued the family by becoming one of Toronto's first real estate saleswomen, Janet was a true wayfaring soul, a woman of tremendous vitality, purpose and style who made an indelible impression on all who met her. A vision of elegance throughout her life, with a straight-stemmed briar pipe clamped in her mouth for too much of it, Janet was also a natural executive and committed volunteer. In the early 1950's, she and David led the initiative to expand and rebuild the Art Gallery of Hamilton, where Janet worked as first President of the Women's Committee. Moving to Toronto in 1960, she re-directed her formidable energy to the Art Gallery of Ontario, again becoming President of the Women's Committee. But Janet's greatest talent was people. Her conservative background always surrendered to her love of character and delight in entertaining. Impeccably well-mannered and compulsively hospitable, she collected devoted admirers from every walk of life and half a dozen countries. Her house in Toronto and the family cottage in Muskoka were always filled with flowers, art and creative people drawn magnetically to the lively doyenne with a pipe in her mouth. For a ll her natural liberality, however, Janet, whose life was anchored by 63 years of devotion to her husband David, clung tenaciously to her core beliefs in family, civic duty and Christian love. She never shied from work of any sort and never hesitated to reach out and help others. She was the unbudgeable rock of loyalty and good sense to which her entire extended family clung in times of trouble. Even in Janet's last decade, clouded by the effects of a debilitating stroke, her new Friends at Selectacare and Belmont House recognized her as an extraordinary woman of great character. She died with lithographs by Jack Bush and Marc Chagall over her bed and angels all around. Friends are invited to visit the#4-7 p.m. Monday, April 4 at Morley Bedford Funeral Home, 159 Eglinton Avenue West (2 stoplights west of Yonge). A Memorial Service will be held Tuesday, April 5 at 1 p.m at Timothy Eaton Memorial Church, 230 St. Clair Avenue West (between Spadina and Avenue Roads). If desired, donations may be made to Belmont House Foundation (416-964-9231 x0)

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CROMARTY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-04-02 published
BARBER, Janet Marie (née HART)
Born 29 August, 1916 in Toronto. Died peacefully in Toronto 30 March, 2005. Predeceased by her first son, David. Survived by her husband David Campbell BARBER, and four children, Kathleen (Vancouver), Bridget (Ottawa), Michael (Toronto) and John and daughter-in-law Cathrin BRADBURY (Toronto.) Cherished by six grandchildren: Janet and Stephanie, David and Bridgeen, Kelly and Mary. The daughter of Edna (CROMARTY) and Ronald HART of Toronto, Janet was educated at Havergal College and University of Toronto, from which she graduated with a degree in art history in 1937, despite the sudden death of her father at the height of the depression, and the loss of her younger sister Kathleen. Like her mother, who rescued the family by becoming one of Toronto's first real estate saleswomen, Janet was a true wayfaring soul, a woman of tremendous vitality, purpose and style who made an indelible impression on all who met her. A vision of elegance throughout her life, with a straight-stemmed briar pipe clamped in her mouth for too much of it, Janet was also a natural executive and committed volunteer. In the early 1950's, she and David led the initiative to expand and rebuild the Art Gallery of Hamilton, where Janet worked as first President of the Women's Committee. Moving to Toronto in 1960, she re-directed her formidable energy to the Art Gallery of Ontario, again becoming President of the Women's Committee. But Janet's greatest talent was people. Her conservative background always surrendered to her love of character and delight in entertaining. Impeccably wellmannered and compulsively hospitable, she collected devoted admirers from every walk of life and half a dozen countries. Her house in Toronto and the family cottage in Muskoka were always filled with flowers, art and creative people drawn magnetically to the lively doyenne with a pipe in her mouth. For all her natural liberality, however, Janet, whose life was anchored by 63 years of devotion to her husband David, clung tenaciously to her core beliefs in family, civic duty and Christian love. She never shied from work of any sort and never hesitated to reach out and help others. She was the unbudgeable rock of loyalty and good sense to which her entire extended family clung in times of trouble. Even in Janet's last decade, clouded by the effects of a debilitating stroke, her new Friends at Selectacare and Belmont House recognized her as an extraordinary woman of great character. She died with lithographs by Jack Bush and Marc Chagall over her bed and angels all around. Friends are invited to visit the#4-7 p.m. Monday, April 4 at Morley Bedford Funeral Home, 159 Eglinton Avenue West (2 stoplights west of Yonge). A Memorial Service will be held Tuesday, April 5 at 1 p.m. at Timothy Eaton Memorial Church, 230 St. Clair Avenue West (between Spadina and Avenue Roads). If desired, donations may be made to Belmont House Foundation (416-964-9231 x0)

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CROMB o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-09-29 published
KEDWELL, John Edward
Peacefully at Erin Mills Lodge, Mississauga, on Tuesday, September 27th, 2005, in his 85th year, John Edward KEDWELL. Beloved husband of Lilly (HEPBURN,) his wife of 61 years. Dear and devoted Dad of Peter of Port Hope and Mary Ellen (Thomas WIGLE) of Mississauga. Proud and doting Poppa of Emily, Hannah and Martin. Dearly loved brother of Marion CROMB. Special brother-in-law of Joyce CHILDS and James HEPBURN (Gladys.) Best friend of his cousin Thomas HALLAM. Caring uncle to several nieces and nephews. Pre-deceased by his parents, Horace and Lucy (HALLAM) KEDWELL and his brothers William (1999) and Russell (Royal Canadian Air Force 1942). John was a long-time resident of Sarnia where he was employed by Imperial Oil Ltd. for over 35 years. He served with the Royal Canadian Air Force (1940-45) during World War 2. An avid gardener, traveller, raconteur and Mr. Fix-It, he will be missed by his many Friends. The family wishes to acknowledge the care and support of John by the staff of Erin Mills Lodge and Credit Valley Hospital. A Graveside Service will be held on Saturday, October 1st at 11: 30 a.m. at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, (Oxford Street West, London). Reception to follow at Huron University College, Western Road. A Service of Celebration and Thanksgiving for his Life will be held on Saturday, October 15th at 11: 00 a.m. at St. George's Anglican Church (Vidal Street North at Charlotte, Sarnia). Reception to follow in the parish hall. Flowers gratefully declined. Donations in John's memory, if desired, may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, Huron University College, London or St. George's Anglican Church, Sarnia (cards available at both services). We love and miss you, John-O! "Per ardua ad astra"

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CROMB o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-09-29 published
KEDWELL, John Edward
Peacefully at Erin Mills Lodge, Mississauga, on Tuesday, September 27th 2005, in his 85th year, John Edward KEDWELL. Beloved husband of Lilly (HEPBURN,) his wife of 61 years. Dear and devoted Dad of Peter of Port Hope and Mary Ellen (Thomas WIGLE) of Mississauga. Proud and doting Poppa of Emily, Hannah, and Martin. Dearly loved brother of Marion CROMB. Special brother-in-law of Joyce CHILDS and James HEPBURN (Gladys.) Best friend of his cousin Thomas HALLAM. Caring uncle to several nieces and nephews. Pre-deceased by his parents, Horace and Lucy (HALLAM) KEDWELL and his brothers William (1999) and Russell (Royal Canadian Air Force 1942). John was a long-time resident of Sarnia where he was employed by Imperial Oil Ltd. for over 35 years. He served with the Royal Canadian Air Force (1940-45) during World War 2. An avid gardener, traveller, raconteur and Mr. Fix-it, he will be missed by his many Friends. The family wishes to acknowledge the care and support of John by the staff of Erin Mills Lodge and Credit Valley Hospital. A Graveside Service will be held on Saturday, October 1st at 11: 30 a.m. at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, (Oxford Street West, London). Reception to follow at Huron University College, Western Road. A Service of Celebration and Thanksgiving for his Life will be held on Saturday, October 15th at 11: 00 a.m. at St. George's Anglican Church (Vidal Street North at Charlotte, Sarnia). Reception to follow in the parish hall. Flowers gratefully declined. Donations in John's memory, if desired, may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, Huron University College, London or St. George's Anglican Church, Sarnia (cards available at both services). We love and miss you, John-O!
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CROMB o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-08 published
DUNN, Mary Elizabeth
At the Soldiers' Memorial Hospital, Orillia on Monday, January 3, 2005 in her 88th, year. Dear sister of Jim SHORTEN of Victoria, British Columbia, Doreen SANCHEZ of Chicago, Billy SHORTEN of Orillia, Lorna CROMB of Orillia, Jerry SHORTEN and his wife Lucy of Toronto and the late Fred SHORTEN. Cremation has taken place. Private family services. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated and will be received by the Simcoe Funeral Home, 38 James Street E., Orillia, L3V 1L1, 1-866-399-6499.

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CROMBIE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-01-25 published
JEWELL, Anna " Mildred" (JOHNSTON)
After a lengthy illness Mildred passed away peacefully Friday January 21, 2005 at Hillsdale Estates, Oshawa in her 96th year. Predeceased by parents Wm. Gordon JOHNSTON and Anna Amelia Bell HENSTRIDGE. Mildred was the beloved wife of the late Ralph Herbert JEWELL, loving sister of Nellie CROMBIE (South Africa) predeceased by sisters Marie WARREN, Edna HORSWILL, and brothers Charles JOHNSTON, Gordon JOHNSTON and William JOHNSTON. Friends may call at Oshawa Funeral Service 847 King Street West 905-721-1234 for visitation Saturday January 29 from 10: 00 am until Memorial Service in the Chapel 11: 00 am. Donations made to charity of choice would be appreciated.

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CROMBIE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-04-15 published
William ARCHER, Lawyer And Politician: 1919-2005
Toronto alderman was 'subtle, intricate -- one might even say devious -- but clever.' He failed to become mayor yet won respect as a dogged public servant who always did his homework
By Ron CSILLAG, Special to The Globe and Mail, Friday, April 15, 2005, Page S7
Toronto -- While the rest of the country has to reach for a thesaurus to find the words for how much it hates Toronto, William ARCHER was a rare breed: a man deliriously in love with the city.
Toronto was his town, every nook and cranny of it. An unabashed policy wonk, his encyclopedic knowledge of arcane bylaws, municipal regulations and rules of procedure came in handy in his years as a Toronto alderman, controller and mayoral candidate -- especially when he peppered his fellow councillors with pointed questions.
He saw himself as "one who has kept an eye on things, one who has raised questions," as he related to this newspaper in 1974. "The fact that I might raise questions has had an effect on people."
At times, it was "hard to see what effect that has, apart from irritation," wrote one city hall reporter of the day. "Much time is taken up with items he has raised."
The word "gadfly" came up now and then in relation to Mr. ARCHER, but it's one former Toronto mayor David CROMBIE dismisses.
"He was much too serious to be a gadfly," recalled Mr. CROMBIE, now president and Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Urban Institute. "He provided very solid advice. We used to call him 'the grey eminence.' He was very serious about his politics."
And maybe even a little mischievous. At a 1974 council meeting, with Mr. CROMBIE absent, Mr. ARCHER called for a number of roll-call votes for reasons no one could quite understand. Then, the tactic became clear: He was racking up Mr. CROMBIE's absentee record, which, at the time, stood at about 17 per cent.
"Subtle, intricate -- one might even say devious -- but clever," pronounced The Globe and Mail.
A Toronto alderman from 1958 to 1974, with the exception of three years from 1966 to 1969, Mr. ARCHER was remembered by colleagues as dogged, almost obsessive about digesting the mass of the dry arcana city politicians confront every day.
"He was one of the few who did an enormous amount of homework," recalled Mr. CROMBIE, who was elected alderman in 1969 and was Toronto's mayor from 1972 to 1978. "There were a lot of people who would show up to meetings having read the executive summary or sort of skimmed [reports]. But Bill was very thorough -- a detail man -- one of the few who actually read the by-laws."
Mr. ARCHER's wife of 47 years, Gwen, is more blunt: "He had a mind like a rat trap. He could listen to two radios, the television and read the paper at the same time. He was so honest, it was sickening. And he'd talk to a fence post if it would talk back."
Even so, one colleague, alderman Karl JAFFARY, described Mr. ARCHER as "good at government but not at politics." Mr. CROMBIE once introduced Mr. ARCHER as "perhaps not the best politician, but by far one of the best and most devoted public servants this city has ever seen."
Born in Hamilton into a family of Anglican priests, Mr. ARCHER worked in Toronto as an office boy while still a teenager, and later as a junior with the Imperial Bank of Canada. During the Second World War, he enlisted in the Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve, and served in the Atlantic and Pacific. He left the service with the rank of lieutenant-commander and never lost his love of the water, sailing seven-metre Star sailboats for years and enjoying a life membership in the Royal Canadian Yacht Club.
He attended McGill University in Montreal and Osgoode Hall law school in Toronto, excelling at both in debating, and established a Bay Street law practice before the political bug bit.
In 1958, he was elected to Toronto city council and to Metropolitan Toronto council, and served as Toronto's controller from 1963 to 1966, the year he made a run for mayor. After a 12-week campaign, he polled a respectable 41,000 votes, but lost to fellow controller William DENNISON, who proved a careful and quiet mayor. Some blamed Mr. ARCHER for causing the defeat of the more flamboyant incumbent mayor, Phil GIVENS, and as Mr. ARCHER told his supporters on election night, "We shook the city up quite a bit."
As former Toronto mayor, recent Senate appointee Art EGGLETON, remembers the '66 campaign, where Mr. ARCHER's slogan was " ARCHER listens, learns... leads."
"He followed it, though he didn't always go the conventional way," Mr. EGGLETON recalled. "Not everyone agreed with him, but he was man of his convictions."
Mr. ARCHER returned to his law practice after his defeat but surfaced in 1969 with three headline-grabbing feats: In May, he spent a weekend as a derelict in Toronto's Cabbagetown neighbourhood, living on handouts and sleeping in a flop house -- all designed, he said, to gauge the city's services to the destitute. "It was the most lonely and exhausting weekend of my life," he told reporters.
In July, he drove a taxi for a week. "Well, see, I'm doing it to learn more about my community," he explained as he handed out a six-page transcript of his recorded thoughts and impressions. "And let me tell you, it's the loneliest job in the world. I mean it." His tips went to the Brothers of the Good Shepherd, who put him up during his homeless weekend.
In August of that year, he walked the length of Toronto's waterfront to get to know the harbour.
To anyone cynical enough to suggest these were publicity stunts, Mr. ARCHER had an answer: Honni soit qui mal y pense (roughly, evil to him who thinks evil). Whatever it was, it worked, and in the 1969 elections, Mr. ARCHER was back on council. "His politics were old-fashioned progressive conservative, and I mean that as a complement, a type that's almost lost now," says Mr. CROMBIE, whose term on council overlapped with Mr. ARCHER's until 1972. "He was progressive on social issues and pretty strict on economic and financial issues. He was a man of principles -- his own."
In all, Mr. ARCHER represented three midtown and downtown wards, and served on a slew of influential committees and boards, including works, transportation and planning. He fought for better pensions for municipal employees, improvements to welfare and was chiefly responsible for building the city's new fire boat. He also co-ordinated the Yonge Street mall, a popular pedestrian walkway closed to traffic that lasted for a few years in the early 1970s.
He clashed with council on two major issues: a 45-foot height bylaw and the decision not to have separate elections for Metro and the city. He called the latter "the greatest tragedy of this council."
Mr. ARCHER lost to a left-wing candidate in the 1974 election but the next year, he was appointed commissioner of a provincial review of the Niagara region, followed by many years on the Toronto Historical Board. In 1997, he received the Toronto Award of Merit.
His fight against the status quo did not wane. In 1986, a task force on which Mr. ARCHER served suggested more than a dozen changes to the municipal voting process, including holding elections on a Sunday in October, with separate election days for mayor, council and school trustees.
Mr. ARCHER once said that voters make a few mistakes, but not as many as politicians. "I only know I needed to do what I considered the right thing," he said, "whether I stood alone or not."
William Lee ARCHER was born in Hamilton on September 25, 1919, and died in Toronto of heart failure on March 6. He was 85. He is survived by his wife, Gwendolyn (née BAMFORD,) and a daughter, Janet. A service will be held at a later date.

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CROMBIE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-05-19 published
DENTE, Caterina (née MANNIRÀ)
Peacefully at York Central Hospital, Richmond Hill on Tuesday, May 17, 2005, in her 88th year. Caterina, loving wife of the late Joseph. Beloved mother of Tony and his wife Beverley, Dom, Tino and his wife Jannette, Mary and her husband Gary CROMBIE, and Claudio and his wife Judy. Proud grandmother of Linda, Kevin, Joanne, Carl, Riccardo, Nicole, Paul, Diana, Christina and Drew. Great-grandmother of Megan, Sierra, Karly, Julia, and Lexie. Dear sister of Andrea MANNIRÀ and his wife Lily and family, and Elena and her husband Michele MALLIA and family. Visitation will be held at the Thompson Funeral Home, 29 Victoria Street, Aurora (905-727-5421) on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be held Saturday, May 21, 11 a.m. at Our Lady of Grace Roman Catholic Church, 15347 Yonge Street, Aurora. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, Thornhill. Memorial donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

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CROMBIE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-06-13 published
Dorothy THOMAS stormed city hall
One of reformer group elected to council in 1972
She started poop and scoop program in Toronto
By Catherine DUNPHY, Obituary Writer
Once upon a time, when Toronto was younger and believed in itself much, much more, a group of urban idealists stormed city hall. They called themselves reformers and they got into the council chamber by getting themselves elected. David CROMBIE was their leader, a man dubbed Toronto's "tiny perfect mayor" by the media of the day, and great things were expected and sometimes even delivered.
Now, these reformers were feisty and forward-thinking -- they were people like the late Colin VAUGHAN, an architect turned activist, lawyers Dale MARTIN and Karl JAFFARY, renegade thinker John SEWELL. And three of the newly minted aldermen -- for that was the job title of councillor in those days -- were women.
But only two -- Anne JOHNSTON and Dorothy THOMAS -- made it through the first term of office. JOHNSTON, who retired from municipal politics at the time of the last election, says that was only because they learned to be tough and because they had each other.
"I met her December 4, 1972, the night we were all elected. There was a spontaneous gathering of all the reformers at city hall and I remember Dorothy was wearing a hat and she came up to me and said: 'You and I are going to be Friends,'" she said.
They were a gang of citizen politicians who believed they were going to create a livable, even lovable city, but THOMAS was right about at least one thing that night: she and JOHNSTON were Friends until May 9 this year, when THOMAS died of cancer at Dorothy MIKOS was the proud daughter of very proud Hungarians. Her father, a tailor, and her mother, a talented seamstress, came to Canada in the 1930s. Theirs was the classic immigrant story, according to THOMAS's only child, Nye THOMAS, a lawyer and policy director of the Ipperwash provincial inquiry. His grandparents worked hard in Spadina Ave. sweatshops so their children would never have to and were thrilled when their daughter went to the University of Toronto.
THOMAS discovered journalism there -- it was the heyday of the varsity press -- as well as Ralph THOMAS, another journalist who would become a well-known Canadian filmmaker. Now living in California, he is best known here for Ticket To Heaven and The Terry Fox Story. Dorothy THOMAS left university before she graduated to work at the Toronto Star, where she was an arts reporter under the watch of the legendary entertainment editor Nathan COHEN.
She was a stay-at-home mom living in a fourplex on Wineva Ave. in the Beach when she joined up with a group of residents to successfully fight the construction of the Scarborough Expressway, which would have cut right through her neighbourhood.
THOMAS served two terms on Toronto council, from 1972 to 1976 and from 1981 to 1985, representing the old Ward 9 until ousted by a tag team of Paul CHRISTIE and Tom JAKOBEK. She had been one of the founders of the City of Toronto's Person's Day Award and had headed the Mayor's Task Force on the Status of Women.
"She was an excellent politician," said Barbara CAPLAN, a former Toronto city clerk. "She could build consensus across political ties."
JOHNSTON said her friend initiated Toronto's poop and scoop program, an achievement not among those noted on the condolence motion passed by council 10 days after THOMAS died, but not without its significance.
"She owned the public works committee," said JOHNSTON. " She was always the chair. She liked it because it was working on neighbour stuff."
Attractive and articulate, THOMAS was also blunt. "There was no filter with her, ever," her son said.
She made headlines when she and Alderman Dale MARTIN visited Calgary in 1985 for the 48th annual convention of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities. "The whole of downtown Calgary shows an amazing lack of planning," she said. Ralph KLEIN was the mayor then and he summoned photographers to record him standing in front of Calgary City Hall wearing boxing gloves and dissing the smug politicians from the East.
THOMAS didn't back down. "It's very ugly in Calgary," she told the Star. "It even makes (Metro planners) look good."
By then a single mom working punishing hours, THOMAS still made a point of being home every night to have dinner with her son. When she quit politics the first time, it was to spend time with Nye. When she left municipal politics for good, she moved to Euclid Ave. and got a job heading and helping clean up the Metro Licensing Commission, serving on the subsequent Toronto Licensing Tribunal until 2003.
A spectacular cook and a stylish hostess, she was often asked to donate her talents to fundraising events. A dinner party for four catered by Dorothy THOMAS was always a hot ticket at silent and not-so-silent auctions for the New Democratic Party. She was generous with her money as well as time, donating to 60 charities, including the Canadian Marmot Foundation (because she thought no one else would, her son said).
Her dinner table was a natural gathering place for Friends and their families. For 10 years she met one Wednesday night every other month with a group of powerful women such as June CALLWOOD, Doris ANDERSON and Sylvia OSTRY, and for twice as long as that, she was part of a poker player gang of Friends that included fellow activist Ethel TEITELBAUM, who often travelled with THOMAS.
"She was a complicated woman who attacked a lot of people who loved her. But we hung in there because she was loyal and wonderful company -- witty, generous. I always thought she was beautiful," said TEITELBAUM.
Last fall they had travelled to Sicily, one of THOMAS's must-see destinations. "We had a ball," said TEITELBAUM.
But THOMAS, who disliked doctors, was in pain and in fact had been suffering for some time. When she was finally diagnosed with cancer at Christmas, it was too late. THOMAS was admitted to Princess Margaret Hospital, where she had hundreds of visitors. "They said they had never seen anything like it," said CAPLAN, who was soon sending out regular emails about THOMAS to 125 recipients.
In recent years, THOMAS had moved to Port Hope and had been immersed in developing the Port Hope Ecology Garden.
THOMAS never got home again: she spent 17 weeks in hospital, latterly at the Toronto Grace where she celebrated her 67th birthday with Friends. She wasn't in pain, but she was unable to read or watch much television, and every morning she would wake up and be angry that she was still around. "She wanted to leave the arena," CAPLAN said.
She insisted both Nye and his wife, Karen, go to China on a long-awaited trip to bring home Mei Leigh, their adopted daughter and her first grandchild. She died two days after they left Canada.
Her many Friends are gathering tonight at 7 p.m. at the Gladstone Hotel for her memorial. There will be good food, wine, Friends reuniting, laughter and only four speeches. Her son says it is where and how she would have wanted it.

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CROMBIE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-07-02 published
MORGAN, Brenda Lee (née DERMOTT) (1958-2005)
Passed away peacefully, at Royal Victoria Hospital, Barrie, on Thursday, June 30, 2005, after a short battle with cancer. Beloved wife of Norman MORGAN. Dear mother of Michelle (Jesse) CROMBIE, Elizabeth MORGAN (Scott,) and Kimberly MORGAN. Dear daughter of the late Bert DERMOTT and survived by Agnes DERMOTT. Dear sister of Lloyd and Sandi DERMOTT of Cookstown, Debbie DERMOTT of Alliston, Ian and Linda DERMOTT of Bolton, Janice and Wayne WILLIAMSON (Greg WHITE/WHYTE) of Centerville, Allan DERMOTT (Cheryl) of Alliston. Loving Grandma of David and Colby. Sister-in-law of Dorothy and Ross LANGE. Greatly missed by many nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Paul F. Kent Funeral Home (Hwy. 27 North), Cookstown, on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at Cookstown United Church, Cookstown, on Monday, July 4, 2005 at 1: 00 p.m. Interment Thornton Union Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Candian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

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CROMBIE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-08-15 published
DOWNEY, Lawrence John " Larry" (1960-2005)
It is with profound sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Larry at his home in Orillia. Larry was born in Toronto April 21, 1960 and lived most of his life here, having moved to Orillia just last year. He loved the north and travelling, as evidenced by his counselor days at Columbus Boys Camp, his "European jaunt" with brother Dan in the '80's and his Hawaiian honeymoon. Billiards and golf were his passions and he was a proud Canadian Legion member. Larry enjoyed his printing career which was unfortunately cut short by his 1990 accident. Yet he never lost his interest in the industry and he loved to talk (in great detail!) about his experiences. Beloved son of the late William and Frances DOWNEY and much loved brother of Daniel, Debbie, Becky (Tom,) Terri (Hank), Billy, Lori (Bruce) and Shawn (Paulette). Uncle Larry will be missed by his nieces and nephews: Jennifer PEARCE and Andrew THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON, Nicole and Ryan CROMBIE, Anastasia DOWNEY, Brandon and Adam OUIMET, Caitlin and Connor NEVE and Matthew and Sarah DOWNEY. Great uncle to Justine, Reese, Madelyn and Kayla. We love you and miss you already, Larr. See you in the morning. Cremation has taken place. Friends and family may visit at The Jerrett Funeral Home 660 Kennedy Road, Scarborough (between Eglinton and St. Clair Aves. East) on Wednesday August 17, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service Thursday at 11: a.m. from Saint John's Catholic Church, 794 Kingston Road, Toronto. Interment at Saint John's Cemetery, Waubaushene, Ontario. Condolences may be made at www. DanielDowney@rogers.com

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CROMBIE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-06 published
Beland HONDERICH: Remembering a crusader
He wanted only an 'informal gathering' and he got it: 300 Friends, politicians and journalists trade stories about the extraordinary longtime Star publisher
By Jessica LEEDER, Staff Reporter
A man widely known for his decisiveness and direction, Beland HONDERICH left strict instructions for his family regarding his memorial. Instead of a funeral, he wrote to them, he wanted an "informal gathering," memories shared over glasses of wine, "without fuss."
There was much laughter and negligible levels of fuss at a downtown reception last night where the former Toronto Star publisher and fierce perfectionist was remembered as nothing less. More than 300 guests traded stories of the legendary man who was one of the most influential publishers in the newspaper's history. He spent 22 of his 52 years at the Star as publisher.
HONDERICH died November 8 at his home in Vancouver following a stroke. He was 86.
In a final letter to the family read by his son John, who was publisher of the Star between 1994 and 2004, HONDERICH described his life as one "that was far from perfect, but endeavoured to make a useful contribution to society."
Others were far less humble. Political dignitaries and journalists alike remembered HONDERICH as an infallible man of enduring principles and with a steadfast commitment to Canadian society.
"I've met very few men in my public life or since who were more dedicated to this country," said former Ontario premier William DAVIS, adding that HONDERICH had "a real commitment to trying to reduce the diversity between those who have and those who have not.
"We may not have achieved all of his objectives, but it's not because he didn't provide the leadership, desire, motivation," DAVIS said. "He was a deeply committed Canadian and a very sensitive human being."
For Maithily PANCHALINGAM, that sensitivity has permanently marked her life.
A decade ago, the 28-year-old Star advertising employee learned that she had won a Honderich Scholarship award.
Then a new immigrant from Sri Lanka going through a "rough patch," the award -- for high grades and financial need -- was a chance to succeed where she might not have been able to on her own. "Just the fact that you're an immigrant, you're not going to have the right connections," she said, adding that the scholarship, combined with part-time jobs at the Star, helped her earn a degree from York University.
"He gave me a start. He made success possible for many students like me," she said.
More than anything, HONDERICH was held up last night as an advocate for those who most needed someone like him.
"I believe that he was a person who never forgot his roots, the common man, the underdog, the 'little people,'" said Frank IACOBUCCI, a former Supreme Court justice and current Torstar chairman.
"He championed the cause of the disadvantaged, minorities, equality, and fundamental freedoms of religion and of the press long before there were legislative or constitutional provisions reflecting these and other basic human values of an enlightened democracy."
The two-hour event included taped speeches from former Toronto mayor David CROMBIE, and several current and former Star editors, including former managing editor Mary Deanne SHEARS.
Using the boyish nickname he had for his elder brother, Ted HONDERICH, a London-based philosopher, delivered one of the evening's most touching tributes.
"He improved what, out of his good principle he preserved, which was the newspaper of the greatest value to his country. There was a greatness in this," he said. "Death without another life afterward did not make this life meaningless. Goodbye, B.B."
Also in attendance were Premier Dalton McGUINTY, Ontario Conservative Party Leader John TORY, former Ontario premier Bob RAE, Education Minister Gerard KENNEDY and Health Minister George SMITHERMAN

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CROMBIE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-10 published
ELLIOT/ELLIOTT, Una (née CROMBIE) B.A. (Hon,) Dip. Ed., M.A.
(Professor Emerita, University of Toronto)
Peacefully on Wednesday, December 7th, 2005 at Toronto Western Hospital. Una, born in Dublin, Ireland, 82 years ago. Daughter of the late James and Mary Francis CROMBIE. Beloved sister of Pat, Carol and the late Neville. Dear aunt of Michael, Melanie, Caroline, James, Janice, Kim and Lynn. Una will be sadly missed by her family and numerous dear Friends, whose lives she touched in her many dedicated years of teaching and counselling. Visitation will be held at the "Scarborough Chapel" of McDougall and Brown Funeral Home, 2900 Kingston Road (one block east of St. Clair Ave. E.), 416-267-4656 on Tuesday, December 13th, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Wednesday, December 14th, 2005 at 11 a.m. If desired, memorial donations may be made in Una's memory to the Covenant House or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario.

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CROMIE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-07-25 published
KERR, Viola (née WILGAR) (1915-2005)
Died quickly of an aortic aneurysm in Muskoka in her 90th year with her usual grace and sweetness, surrounded by family and her dearest and best friend Syd JACKSON. Beloved wife, for 57 rich and wonderful years, of the late Stanley E. KERR, who died seven years ago. Cherished mother of Sheila (Dennis O'NEILL,) Kitty (Julian HAY,) and David. She adored her grandchildren: Carolyn O'NEILL (Lorne ROTHMAN), Kathleen O'NEILL Carter (Tony), Jennifer McCARTHY, Alex McCARTHY, Andrea, Roxanne and Austin KERR; and her great-grandchildren: Quinn and Arielle ROTHMAN, William Stanley CARTER and Annabel Viola CARTER. Dearly loved by her many nieces and nephews: Barbara (Bill LEACH/LEECH/LEITCH,) Jay BRADSHAW (Jinnie), Pat CROMIE (Ron), Stephen WILGAR (Judy), Jeremy WILGAR (Barbara,) Betsy PERKIN, as well as Patricia LIPTRAP (Bob,) Peter LAWTON (Pat), Peggy McISAAC, the late Joyce DOUGLAS/DOUGLASS (Bob), Ken SELBY (Anne.) A role-model for all of us, Vi knew how to live life to the fullest and right up until her very last breath. Friendly, sociable, kind, clever, funny, articulate, well-read, musical and glamorous. Thoughtful, charitable, forgiving, hopeful a quintessential Christian. Born in 1915 in Toronto, the daughter of Clarence and Maudie WILGAR, sister of Adelaide BRADSHAW, Alan WILGAR, Warren WILGAR, and Dorothy BELL, Viola is the last of her generation. She attended Brown School and Havergal College, became a nurse at the Toronto Central Hospital, and after staying home with her children, engaged in a 40-year successful career in real estate at Johnston and Daniel. She continued to be involved in her many activities right up until the day she died. Not only was she involved in organizations such as Lawrence Park Community Church and the Serenata Singers, but also, played excellent bridge, threw dinner parties for Friends and family at her house, enjoyed the Muskoka cottage and travelling. She always kept in touch with Friends in good times and bad. She left this message for us: "Let not your hearts be troubled. I have lived long and well and have had and given lots of fun and laughter." The family will receive Friends at the Humphrey Funeral Home - A.W. Miles Chapel, 1403 Bayview Avenue (south of Eglinton Avenue East), on Tuesday between 6-8 p.m. Funeral services to be held on Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Lawrence Park Community Church, 2180 Bayview Avenue. Donations may be made to the Christian Children's Fund of Canada or The Muskoka Heritage Fund.

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CROMP o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-07-29 published
CROMP, Lorraine Mary
Peacefully at London Health Sciences Centre, Victoria Campus on Thursday July 28, 2005, Lorraine Mary CROMP in her 60th year. Dear mother of Daniel CROMP of Saint Thomas and Kenneth CROMP (Anne) of London. Loving grandmother of 5 grandchildren, sister of Eileen SMITH of London. Cremation has taken place. A gathering of family and Friends will be held at Logan Funeral Home 371 Dundas Street, London on Saturday July 30, 2005 from 6-8 p.m. Expressions of sympathy and donations London Regional Cancer Centre would be appreciated and may be made through London Cremation Services 672-0459 or online at www.londoncremation.com

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CROMP o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-07-30 published
CROMP, Lorraine, (née SMITH)
A very dear friend of 50 years Lorraine, (née SMITH,) in her 59th year found peace July 27, 2005. Sadly missed by Moira, Wayne, Shannon and Mackenzie MITCHELL. A rose tree will be planted in her memory.

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CROMPTON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-01-26 published
WILTON, Michael Henry
Peacefully, at home, January 24, 2005 after a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by the love of family and Friends, in his 61st year. Beloved husband of Kathy, cherished father of Daniel and David, dear brother of Patrick (Erika). Sadly missed by his niece Cathy and nephew Andy. Predeceased by his sister Veronica and his parents, William Ernest WILTON and Doris Eileen (CARR.) Dear friend of Sarah and Scott WEBSTER, Heather and Gary CROMPTON, Lorraine and Roger WATERS, Judy and Jim RUPERT, Brian NICHOLSON and Darren LIEPOLD. Beloved "Uncle Mikey" to Jessie, Dan, Lauren, Matthew, Stacey, Gillian, Graham and Anthony. Sadly missed by Friends Craig CROSSMAN, James CARMEN and Wally KEELER and by so many of his Toronto-Dominion Waterhouse family, as well as a large extended family of Friends. Friends may call at the "Wignall Chapel" of the G.H. Hogle Funeral Home, 62 Long Branch Avenue, Etobicoke on Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service on Saturday, January 29, 2005 at St. Paul's United Church, 85-31st Street, Etobicoke at 2 p.m. Cremation. In lieu of flowers, you may make a donation to the Canadian Cancer Society. Mr. Rock and Roll, Forever in our hearts, Forever young.

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CROMPTON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-11 published
KERR, Violet
Peacefully on Sunday, January 9, 2005 at Toronto East General Hospital, at the age of 86, following a sudden stroke on Thursday. Beloved wife of 68 years to Charles. Loving mother of David and his wife Deborah, who she cherished as her own daughter. Beloved sister of Pat CROMPTON, brother-in-law Doug CROMPTON and sister-in-law Jean FOUNTAIN. A resident of East York for 58 years, Vi loved all her caring neighbours dearly. She will also be sadly missed by many dear Friends. A memorial service will be held at The Simple Alternative Funeral Centre, 275 Lesmill Road, Toronto (east of Leslie St. and south of Hwy.401), 416-441-1580, on Friday, January 14 at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario.

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CROMPTON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-14 published
CAMERON, W. Earl
(Retired C.B.C. News Anchorman). Suddenly at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Barrie after a lengthy illness on Thursday, January 13, 2005. Earl CAMERON, born in Moosejaw, Saskatchewan, beloved husband of Shirley and the late Adelaide. Dear father of Hal and his wife Patty and the late Clark CAMERON. Grandfather of Christopher, Matthew and Rosemary CAMERON. Loved brother-in-law of Joseph CROMPTON and the late Marjorie CROMPTON, John and his wife Sharon MacGREGOR and the late Edwin and Bonnie GROSE. Will be fondly missed by his nieces and nephews, Linda CROMPTON- THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON, Brenda CROMPTON, Allison and Per HASSLING, Lori MacGREGOR, Shane and Marilyn MacGREGOR, Scott and Denise MacGREGOR, Stephen GROSE and Virginia GROSE- FREY and his family and Friends. The family will receive Friends at the Scott Funeral Home "Georgian Chapel", 264 Burton Ave. (between Essa Rd. and Huronia Rd.), Barrie, 705-737-2040 on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 15, 2005 from St. Peter's Anglican Church, Churchill, visitation will be held from 10: 00 a.m. until time of service at 11: 00 a.m. Cremation. Inurnment St. Peter's Anglican Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, donations made to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family." Loved by all"

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CROMPTON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-21 published
ROGERS, Harold Edward
Age 91, Halifax, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 19, 2005 at the Q.E. II, Halifax Infirmary. Born in Glace Bay, he was the son of the late Thomas and Mary (MacINNIS) ROGERS. He worked for the Dominion Coal Company, Glace Bay until 1941. He was an Royal Canadian Air Force Veteran of World War 2 and served with 428 Ghost Squadron, as tail gunner in Lancaster Bombers, completing 28 missions. After completing his service in the Royal Canadian Air Force, Harold worked for many years with the Ministry of Environment in Ontario until his retirement. Harold is survived by his daughters Mary (Andrew) of Toronto, Carol (Hayward) of Halifax. His pride and joy were his three granddaughters Lauren, Jennifer and Sarah; sisters Geraldine, Mary, Priscillia; brothers Tommy and Angus; many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his wife Margaret (CROMPTON) in 1991; sisters Dorothy, Bridget, Camilla and brother William. A Funeral Mass to celebrate his life will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, January 22, 2005 in Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Lakeside. Burial at a later date. His humour, charm and kind heart will be missed by all. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia Special thanks to Dr. SCOVIL; staff of 8.1 at the Halifax Infirmary and Roma Kennedy for all their special care and attention. Email condolences: snowfh@alderwoods.com

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CROMPTON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-27 published
WILTON, Michael Henry
Peacefully at home, January 24th, 2005 after a courageous battle with cancer surrounded by the love of family and Friends in his 61st year. Beloved husband of Kathy. Cherished father of Daniel and David. Dear brother of Patrick (Erika). Sadly missed by his niece Cathy and nephew Andy. Predeceased by sister Veronica and his parents William Ernest WILTON and Doris Eileen (CARR.) Dear father of Sarah and Scott WEBSTER, Heather and Gary CROMPTON, Lorraine and Roger WATERS, Judy and Jim RUPERT, Brian NICHOLSON and Darren LIEPOLD. Beloved " Uncle Mikey" to Jessie, Dan, Lauren, Matthew, Stacey, Jillian, Graham and Anthony. Sadly missed by Friends Craig CROSSMAN, James CARMEN and Wally KEELER and by so many of his Toronto-Dominion Waterhouse family as well as a large extended family of Friends. Friends may call at the "Wignall Chapel" of the G.H. Hogle Funeral Homes, 62 Long Branch Ave., Etobicoke, on Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service on Saturday, January 29th, 2004 at St. Paul's United Church, 85 - 31st Street, Etobicoke at 2 p.m. Cremation. In lieu of flowers, you may make a donation to the Canadian Cancer Society. Mr. Rock and Roll, forever in our hearts, forever young.

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CROMPTON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-14 published
CROMPTON, Mary Elizabeth (formerly BONES, née PEEVER)
Peacefully at her home in Sutton on Sunday, December 11, 2005 at the age of 87 years. Mary Crompton (BONES) (née PEEVER) beloved wife of the late Langlos BONES and Frank CROMPTON. Dear mother of Jerry BONES and his wife Brenda and Lang BONES. Predeceased by her daughter-in-law Linda. Loving grandmother of Rob, Jerrold and Stephanie. Special friend of Roger SEDORE and his wife Evelyn and bridge partners Sharron and Ruth. Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will be held in the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 356 Sutton on Friday, January 6, 2006 at 1: 00 p.m. Donations to the Canadian National Institute for the Blind would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements in care of Taylor Funeral Home, Sutton 905-722-3274. Special thank you to Barb and the other care givers at Preferred Health Care Services and Dr. Tommy Tung.

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CROMPTON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-24 published
CROMPTON, Dorothy Lenora
Suddenly on Saturday, December 17th, 2005 at the age of 86. Survived by her daughters, Beth GIBSON, Marjorie TAILOR/TAYLOR, and May CROMPTON, as well as her 8 grandchildren. Friends will be received at The Simple Alternative Funeral Centre - Mississauga, 1535 South Gateway Road (Dixie Rd., 2 lights south of Eglinton), 905-602-1580, on Wednesday, December 28 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Thursday, December 29 at 10 a.m. Burial in Glendale Memorial Gardens, Toronto. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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