DUFAULT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-02-06 published
LONSBERRY, Freda M.
At Woodstock General Hospital on Friday, February 4, 2005. Freda M. LONSBERRY of Old Wellington St. Woodstock in her 84th year. Beloved wife of the late Earl LONSBERRY (2002.) Dear mother of Reg and his wife Josie of Curries, Janice WHITE/WHYTE and her friend Yves DUFAULT and Elaine CLARK and her friend LeRoy STALEY all of Woodstock. Loved grandmother of Shelley, Donny, Dwayne, Lorrie, Leanne, David and Jeff and great-grandmother to Brittany, Cody, Dallas and Tyler. Predeceased by her sister Alma LIGHTFOOT. Friends may call at the R.D. Longworth Funeral Home, 845 Devonshire Ave, Woodstock (539-0004) on Monday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service will be held in the chapel on Tuesday at 11: 00 a.m. with Capt. Phillip BIRT officiating. Interment in the Oxford Memorial Park Cemetery. Contributions to the Salvation Army or the Oxford Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals would be appreciated. Online condolences at www.longworthfuneralhome.com

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DUFF o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-01-13 published
HAGEDORN, Reta (née MacKAY)
Of Chesley, passed away at South Bruce Grey Health Centre, Chesley, on Tuesday, January 11th, 2005 in her 96th year. Beloved mother of Barbara CARNAHAN, of Chesley. Cherished grandma of seven grandchildren, fifteen great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren. Loving sister of Annabell TSCHIRHART, of Mississauga, Catherine SELF, of Fergus and Ethel and her husband, John GREG, of Lion's Head. Predeceased by her husband, Frederick; parents, Henry and Jessie (DUFF) MacKAY; son, Wilfred; son-in-law, Bev CARNAHAN grandchildren, Patsy and Ken and great-great-granddaughter, Kourtney. Reta was also predeceased by three brothers and four sisters. A Celebration of Reta's Life will be held on Saturday, January 15th, 2005 at 2: 00 p.m., at the Cameron Funeral Home, Chesley. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Chesley Hospital Foundation or the charity of your choice would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.
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DUFF o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-09-21 published
SMITH, Luella May (formerly PATTERSON, née COLLINS)
At the Summit Place Nursing Home, in Owen Sound, on Monday, September 19th, 2005. Luella SMITH (née COLLINS,) of Tara, in her 93rd year. Beloved wife of the late Gordon PATTERSON and the late Fred SMITH. Loving mother of Murray and his wife, Jane, of Gould Lake, Patricia ROBINSON, of Port Colborne, Jack and his wife, Carol, of Tara, Julia McGREGOR and her husband, Harry, of Owen Sound, Donna LEGGE and her husband, Vernon, of Port Elgin, Jim and his wife, Roberta, of Paisley, Bill and his wife, Judy, of Tara and son-in-law, Thom CHRISTMAN, of Meaford. Also survived by sister, Irene PATTERSON and brother, Roy COLLINS and his wife, Hilda. Predeceased by one daughter, Doreen CHRISTMAN; son-in-law, Jack ROBINSON; brothers, Frank, Erle and Maurice and sister, Evelyn DUFF. Dear grandmother of twenty-eight grandchildren, sixty-five great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. The Funeral Service will be held at Knox Presbyterian Church in Tara, on Thursday, September 22nd, 2005 at 2: 00 p.m. with visitation preceeding from 12: 00 to 2:00 p.m. Interment in Southampton Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society or the charity of your choice would be appreciated as your expression of sympathy. Condolences may be expressed online at www.paulheaglesonfuneralhome.com
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DUFF o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-10-28 published
SLOMKA- MOONIE, Margaret Mary (née MILLER)
Peacefully, at her home with her family by her side, on Wednesday, October 26th, 2005. Margaret Mary SLOMKA- MOONIE (née MILLER,) of R.R.#1, Wiarton, in her 89th year. Dearly beloved wife of the late Harvey SLOMKA and the late Robert MOONIE. Loving mother of Gail McRAE and her husband, Frank, of Owen Sound; Ron SLOMKA, of Bass Lake; Bill SLOMKA, of Lakefield. Dear step-mother of Betti DUFF, of California. Proud grandmother of Mike (Linda) FYVIE, Dan (Arliss) FYVIE, Maureen FORBES, Pat FORBES, Debbie (Tom) ELLIS, Cheryl ELLIS, Allen (Wendy) SLOMKA. Loving great-grandmother of fourteen great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Margaret was predeceased by her parents, Ed and Ida RHAMEY and her two borthers, Albert MILLER and Frank MILLER. She will be sadly missed by several nieces and nephews. Friends may call the Brian E. Wood Funeral Home, 250-14th Street West, Owen Sound (376-7492) on Friday from 2: 00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. A Funeral Service for Margaret SLOMKA- MOONIE will be held in the Funeral Home Chapel on Saturday, October 29th, 2005 at 2: 00 p.m. with Major Dale PILGRAM officiating. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery. If so desired, the family would appreciate donations to the Grey Bruce Health Services (Owen Sound or Wiarton) as your expression of sympathy.
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DUFF o@ca.on.kent_county.wallaceburg.wallaceburg_courier_press 2005-01-26 published
QUINLAN, Donna
Donna QUINLAN of Wallaceburg passed away peacefully at the Sydenham Campus on Monday, January 24, 2005 in her 65th year. Beloved wife of the late Thomas Patrick QUINLAN (1988.) Loving mother of John and Clare QUINLAN of Wallaceburg, Patrice and Chris CHARBONNEAU of Tupperville and Paul and Joy QUINLAN of Chatham. Grandmother of Brett, Kaitlyn, Tyler, Mark and Evan. Predeceased by grand_son Josh. Sister of Joyce DUFF and the late Don and the late Edwin BUMPUS. Sister-in-law of Betty BUMPUS of London. Niece of Doris & Don WILSON. Daughter of the late Otho and Vyla (STENTON) and Vi's second husband Henry MURPHY. Aunt of many nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Haycock-Cavanagh Funeral Home, 409 Nelson Street (at Elgin) in Wallaceburg from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday with Parish Prayers at 7 o'clock. The funeral mass will be celebrated by Father Greg BONIN at Our Lady Help of Christians Church on Wednesday, January 26, 2005 at 1 o'clock. Interment at Riverview Cemetery. A time of refreshment and fellowship will follow at the Cavanagh Reception Centre. If desired, remembrances to Child Can or the Sydenham Campus may be left at the funeral home. 519-627-3231.

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DUFF o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-01-25 published
QUINLAN, Donna
Donna QUINLAN of Wallaceburg passed away peacefully at the Sydenham Campus on Monday, January 24, 2005, in her 65th year. Beloved wife of the late Thomas Patrick QUINLAN (1988.) Loving mother of John and Clare QUINLAN of Wallaceburg, Patrice and Chris CHARBONNEAU of Tupperville and Paul and Joy QUINLAN of Chatham. Grandmother of Brett, Kaitlyn, Tyler, Mark and Evan. Predeceased by grand_son Josh. Sister of Joyce DUFF and the late Don and the late Edwin BUMPUS. Sister-in-law of Betty BUMPUS of London. Niece of Doris and Don WILSON. Daughter of the late Otho and Vyla (STENTON) and Vi's second husband Henry MURPHY. Aunt of many nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Haycock-Cavanagh Funeral Home, 409 Nelson Street (at Elgin) in Wallaceburg from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday with parish prayers at 7 o'clock. The funeral mass will be celebrated by Father Greg BONIN at Our Lady Help of Christians Church on Wednesday, January 26th at 1 o'clock. Interment at Riverview Cemetery. A time of refreshment and fellowship will follow at the Cavanagh Reception Centre. If desired, remembrances to Childcan or the Sydenham Campus may be left at the funeral home 519-627-3231.

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DUFF o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-04-18 published
DUCHARME, M. Blanche (née LIBOIRON)
Peacefully, surrounded in the loving arms of her family, at University Hospital, London, on Friday, April 15, 2005, M. Blanche (LIBOIRON) DUCHARME, of R.R.#2 Zurich, in her 82nd year. Beloved wife of the late Avila "Bill" DUCHARME (1995.) Dear mother of Ray DUCHARME of Camlachie, Alice Ann and Don MASSÉ of Zurich, Ron and Dianne DUCHARME of Zurich, Leo and Lindsey DUCHARME of R.R.#2 Grand Bend, Gerard and Vicky DUCHARME of R.R.#2 Wyoming, Fred and Marianne DUCHARME of R.R.#2 Zurich, Elaine CLARKE of Grand Bend and her friend Phil WINCH of Sarnia and Doug DUCHARME and Patti KELLAR of R.R.#2 Zurich. Loving grandmother of Kimberley, Deanne, Scott, Andrea; Patrick, Michael, Brenda; Robert, Lisa; Steven, Brian Jeffrey, Sara; Chris, Michelle, Lukas, Shawna; Darren, Dustin and greatgrandmother of Spencer, Curtis, Skye; Danny, Steven, Chantal, Dylan, Danielle, Bobbie-Lynn, Brittany; Stephanie, Sean Madison. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Clement and Myrna LIBOIRON, Cecile LIBOIRON, Cecile DUFF and Yolande FERLAND. Sadly missed by the DUCHARME family and her nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Ovide and Alice (DESHARNAIS) LIBOIRON, daughter-in-law Pauline, brothers Fernand LIBOIRON and his wife Jackie and Oriand LIBOIRON, one sister Lucille ALDOUS and her husband Roy and brothers-in-law Norman DUFF and Andy FERLAND. Visitation in the J.M. McBeath Funeral Home, 49 Goshen Street North, Zurich on Monday from 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, April 20, 2005 at 11 a.m. in St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church, St. Joseph, Ontario. Fr. John KULATHINKAL celebrant. Interment St. Peter's Roman Catholic Cemetery. Parish Prayers will be said on Monday evening at 8: 30 p.m. and Catholic Women's League prayers Tuesday at 3 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Lung Association. Condolences forwarded through www.jmmcbeathfuneralhome.com A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Blanche DUCHARME

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DUFF o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-04-19 published
DUCHARME, M. Blanche (LIBOIRON)
Peacefully, surrounded in the loving arms of her family, at University Hospital, London, on Friday, April 15, 2005, M. Blanche (LIBOIRON) DUCHARME, of R.R.#2 Zurich, in her 82nd year. Beloved wife of the late Avila "Bill DUCHARME (1995.) Dear mother of Ray DUCHARME of Camlachie, Alice Ann and Don MASSÉ of Zurich, Ron and Dianne DUCHARME of Zurich, Leo and Lindsey DUCHARME of R.R.#2 Grand Bend, Gerard and Vicky DUCHARME of R.R.#2 Wyoming, Fred and Marianne DUCHARME of R.R.#2 Zurich, Elaine CLARKE of Grand Bend and her friend Phil WINCH of Sarnia and Doug DUCHARME and Patti KELLAR of R.R.#2 Zurich. Loving grandmother of Kimberley, Deanne, Scott, Andrea; Patrick, Michael, Brenda; Robert, Lisa; Steven, Brian Jeffrey, Sara; Chris, Michelle, Lukas, Shawna; Darren, Dustin and greatgrandmother of Spencer, Curtis, Skye; Danny, Steven, Chantal, Dylan, Danielle, Bobbie-Lynn, Brittany; Stephanie, Sean Madison. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Clement and Myrna LIBOIRON, Cecile LIBOIRON, Cecile DUFF and Yolande FERLAND. Sadly missed by the DUCHARME family and her nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Ovide and Alice (DESHARNAIS) LIBOIRON, daughter-in-law Pauline, brothers Fernand LIBOIRON and his wife Jackie and Oriand LIBOIRON, one sister Lucille ALDOUS and her husband Roy and brothers-in-law Norman DUFF and Andy FERLAND. Visitation in the J.M. McBeath Funeral Home, 49 Goshen Street North, Zurich on Monday from 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, April 20, 2005 at 11 a.m. in St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church, St. Joseph, Ontario. Fr. John KULATHINKAL celebrant. Interment St. Peter's Roman Catholic Cemetery. Parish Prayers will be said on Monday evening at 8: 30 p.m. and Catholic Women's League prayers Tuesday at 3 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Lung Association. Condolences forwarded through www.jmmcbeathfuneralhome.com A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Blanche DUCHARME

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DUFF o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-07-03 published
WATSON, Catharine (née McKILLOP)
Catharine of Caressant Care Nursing Home, Saint Thomas, on Friday, July 1, 2005, at her late residence, in her 85th year. Beloved wife of the late Murray Stuart WATSON (1995) and dearly loved mother of Anna (Dave) DUFF of London, Keith (Elizabeth) WATSON of Forest, Bruce (Janice) WATSON of Saint Thomas, Ken (Nancy) WATSON of Fingal, Shirley (James) DRAPER of London, Louise (James) MAHON of Saint Thomas, Raymond (Marilyn) WATSON of Wiarton, Mary (Ron) JENKEN of Belmont, Russell (Maureen) WATSON of Saint Thomas, Murray (Michele) WATSON of Union and Joyce (Paul RUSSELL) LOCKYER of Saint Thomas. Sadly missed by 37 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren. Predeceased by 2 brothers D.A. McKILLOP and Jim McKILLOP.
Catharine was born in Dunwich Township on April 16, 1921, the daughter of the late John and Agnes (ANDREW) McKILLOP. She lived at R.R.#6 Saint Thomas over 60 years and farmed with her husband. Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin Street, Saint Thomas where funeral service will be held Tuesday at 1: 00 p.m. Cremation to follow. Remembrances may be made to Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of Canada or charity of choice. Visitation Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.

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DUFF o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-10-25 published
COLE, Carolyn
"The gates of Heaven have opened wide and gently welcome our Carolyn inside." Carolyn in her 37th year, after a courageous battle of many years entered into eternal rest on Sunday, October 23rd, 2005. Beloved by all, she is the much loved daughter of Christine (Jim WINCOTT) of London and Bill COLE of Thorold. Dearly loved sister of Catherine (Chris AVERY) of London, Theresa (Dan SANKOFF) of Chatham and step-sister of Leigh (Denysia) WINCOTT of Edmonton, Andy (Kim) WINCOTT of London and Catherine (Chris) JOLDERSMAN of Hamilton. Loving granddaughter of Elsie DUFF. Dear niece of Ken DUFF (Louise) and Patrick DUFF (Diane) and cousin of Matt, Lee and Michael. A loved and very special aunt to Alayna, Lauren, Rachel, and Carter. She will be missed, not to be forgotten by many other special aunts, uncles, cousins, step-nieces and nephew and hospital workers who over the years befriended her. A special thanks to the health care staff for the care, love and compassion they have shown her during her lengthy illness. Carolyn will be resting at the Westview Funeral Chapel, 709 Wonderland Road North, on Thursday from 2: 00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. George's Roman Catholic Church, 1164 Commissioners Road West, on Friday, October 28th, 2005 at 11: 00 a.m. Interment, Woodland Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the London Health Sciences Centre (Victoria Campus) Critical Care Trauma Centre or Emergency Department. Prayers will be held in the funeral home on Thursday at 3: 30 p.m.

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DUFF o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-04-02 published
DUFF, John C.
It is with deep sadness the family announces the passing of John peacefully, on Thursday, March 31, 2005, at the age of 77. A longtime resident of Oakville and Vistamere Retirement Residence. Beloved husband of the late Jeannette DUFF. Loving father of sons Michael (Heather) and Cameron (Doris). Grandpa of Ben, Graeme, Katherine and Jacqueline. Also missed by his faithful dog companions "Boise" and "Sarah". Friends will be received at the Ward Funeral Home, 109 Reynolds Street, Oakville (905-844-3221), on Wednesday, April 6, 2005 at 12: 30 p.m. until the time of the funeral service at 2 p.m. Cremation. Reception to follow. In John's memory, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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DUFF o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-05-03 published
DUFF, John Andrew
Died peacefully at Maples Retirement Home, Picton on Sunday, May 1st, 2005. John Andrew DUFF, formerly of Toronto, at the age of 75. Husband of Judith. Dear father of Colin and his wife Chinagi of Japan, Jennifer of Toronto. Dear brother of Gladys HULSE of Chile and Gordon DUFF of Argentina. Dear uncle of Charles HULSE of Argentina and Alexandra BORQUEZ of Chile. Sadly missed by his granddaughter Allison. Special thanks to Jean DORENBERG for her wonderful care and also special thanks to Dr. Peter JOHANNSSON. A memorial service will take place in the summer. Cremation. If desired, donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to Whattam Funeral Home, 33 Main Street West, Picton, Ontario.

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DUFF o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-06-22 published
MacDONALD, Alastair Kennedy
Born Glasgow, Scotland, June 23, 1912. Passed away peacefully on Monday, June 20, 2005, in Toronto, three days shy of his 93rd birthday. A loyal Scot as well as a proud Canadian, a student of Burns and a great storyteller himself, a generous soul, and a loving father.
Alec MacDONALD is lovingly remembered by his daughter Jan CHUDY (and husband Loren) of Toronto, and by his son Alastair (Margaret DUFF, deceased 1996,) also of Toronto. He is also survived by four grandchildren, Carrie (Rick PRINE,) Alastair, Jennifer, and Alice (Keith JACKSON,) and his six great-grandchildren, Louis and Campbell JACKSON of London, England, Chloe MacDONALD of Toronto, and Jose, Daniel and Destiny of Florida.
Alec was predeceased by his mother Marion (Jack) in 1912 and his father Peter Stuart MacDONALD in 1921 in South Africa, and also by his infant son Robert in 1937, his son Peter Stuart MacDONALD (Louisa, deceased 2000) in 1998, and his wife of 67 years Gordon (April 23, 2002).
Alec was a veteran of World War 2, serving with the Royal Air Force (City of Glasgow Squadron), working with No. 9 Squadron, Bardney, Lincolnshire, and serving in Gibraltar and North Africa.
At Alec's request, he will be cremated and at a later date his ashes will be scattered on his beloved Croftamie Burn, near Loch Lomond. A memorial service will be held at Kew Beach United Church, 140 Wineva (at Queen Street), at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 16.
The family thanks the staff of H-7 at Toronto East General Hospital for their kindness to Alec during his final week, and also the staff at Versa-Care on Main Street, where he resided for the last six years.
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DUFF o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-06-24 published
DUFF, Judith A. (née YALDEN- THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON)
Peacefully at her home in Wellington after a lengthy battle with cancer on Tuesday, June 21st, 2005. Beloved mother of Colin (Chinagi) of Japan and Jennifer of Toronto. Dear sister of Peter (Susie) and dear aunt to David. Loved grandmother of Allison. A true lady, her sense of humour and warmth will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered. Special thanks to Dr. Peter JOHANNSSON, Kathy SARTY (Access Centre) and all Victorian Order of Nurses staff for the wonderful care. A Memorial Service will be held and announced later in the summer. If desired, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to the Whattam Funeral Home, Picton. On line condolence and donations at www.whattamfuneralhome.com

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DUFF o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-09-07 published
PAYNE, Jean Victoria (DUFF)
Passed away suddenly at Lakeridge Hospital, on Tuesday, September 6th, 2005 in her 76th year. Jean DUFF, beloved wife of Murray PAYNE for 55 years. Cherished mother of Garfield (Iva,) Jennifer (Ivan), Lance (Martine), Shelley and the late Rodney. She will be missed by 7 grandchildren. Former school teacher with a lifelong interest in civic issues and environmental conservation.
Friends are invited to call at the Ross Funeral Chapel, 135 Walton Street, Port Hope, Thursday, September 8th from 7-9 p.m.
Service will be held at the Welcome United Church on Friday, September 9th at 11 a.m. Interment Lakeview Cemetery, Newtonville. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Jean V. and Rodney C. Payne Memorial Fund, c/o the Toronto Community Foundation, 33 Bloor St. E., Suite 1603, Toronto, Ontario M4W 3H1 or to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated, and can be received at www.rossfuneralchapel.com

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DUFF o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-09-14 published
HAMMOND, W. Stewart
Stu died peacefully on Sunday, September 11, 2005 lovingly surrounded by his family. Predeceased by his parents Arthur and Rita HAMMOND, and loving mother Merle, sister Barbara DUFF and eldest son Paul George HAMMOND. He leaves his remaining children Peter (Jane,) Brian (Julie), Pamela (Brad) and grandchildren Victoria Rose, Matthew and Michael, former wife Judith WAUGH, aunt Doris and nieces Nancy and Judy. He was much loved by his children and he loved them dearly. Stu is now at peace. Interment Park Lawn Cemetery.

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DUFF o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-20 published
LYNCH, Dorothy (formerly DUFF, née JOHNSTON)
On Friday, February 18, 2005, Dorothy, in her 80th year died peacefully at home with her daughter, Diane and son, David at her side. Dorothy was born in Ottawa on January 1, 1926. She moved to Toronto with her first husband, Morris DUFF, in 1951. After raising her children, Dorothy worked at Ledbury Park Junior High, David S. Reid, and Curtis Mathes. After her retirement, she volunteered at Churchill Public School and received the Mayor's Volunteer of the Year Award. Dorothy was a long time supporter and Board member of Unicamp. She attended and served on the Boards of Willowdale and Don Heights Unitarian congregations. Dorothy was predeceased by her husband, John LYNCH. A woman with a great passion for life, Dorothy will be sorely missed by her family and Friends. Loving mother of David DUFF and his wife Lorrie, and Diane DUFF and her husband Mike LONGLAND. Grandmother of Alix and Graeme LONGLAND and Kelsey and Hayley DUFF. Sister-in-law of Barbara DUFF. Surrogate mother of Amy YIU and her husband Stephen and surrogate grandmother of Ivan and Christopher. The family wishes to express their sincere and heartfelt gratitude to Dr. Hannah ZUCKERMAN and Daljeet Kaur KHAIHRA who kept Dorothy going with great care and compassion. A memorial service will be held at Unicamp on Saturday, July 2 at 2 p.m. Donations to Unicamp in her memory are welcomed. P.O. Box 91, Honeywood, Ontario, L0N 1H0.

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DUFF o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-23 published
McDOWELL, Sadie (née HANNA)
Passed peacefully, at home, on April 21, 2005, in her 97th year. Beloved wife of the late Charles. Lovingly remembered by her family Patti and Zane BORYS. Beloved Nana of Adrienne and Mylène. Dear sister to Bessie, and aunt to Margaret and Jimmy DUFF and family of Cullybackey, N. Ireland. In accordance with Sadie's wishes, there will be no visitation or service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of choice or the Children's Wish Foundation. Cremation. Interment Prospect Cemetery, Toronto. Neweduk Funeral Home 905-828-8000

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DUFF o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-06-22 published
MacDONALD, Alastair Kennedy
Born Glasgow, Scotland, June 23, 1912. Passed away peacefully on Monday, June 20, 2005, in Toronto, three days shy of his 93rd birthday. A loyal Scot as well as a proud Canadian, a student of Burns and a great storyteller himself, a generous soul, and a loving father. Alec MacDONALD is lovingly remembered by his daughter Jan CHUDY (and husband Loren) of Toronto, and by his son Alastair (Margaret DUFF, deceased 1996,) also of Toronto. He is also survived by four grandchildren, Carrie (Rick PRINE,) Alastair, Jennifer, and Alice (Keith JACKSON,) and his six great-grandchildren, Louis and Campbell JACKSON of London, England, Chloe MacDONALD of Toronto, and Jose, Daniel and Destiny of Florida. Alec was predeceased by his mother Marion (Jack) in 1912 and his father Peter Stuart MacDONALD in 1921 in South Africa, and also by his infant son Robert in 1937, his son Peter Stuart MacDONALD (Louisa, deceased 2000) in 1998, and his wife of 67 years Gordon (April 23, 2002). Alec was a Veteran of World War 2, serving with the Royal Air Force (City of Glasgow Squadron), working with No. 9 Squadron, Bardney, Lincolnshire, and serving in Gibraltar and North Africa. At Alec's request, he will be cremated and at a later date his ashes will be scattered on his beloved Croftamie Burn, near Loch Lomond. A memorial service will be held at Kew Beach United Church, 140 Wineva (at Queen Street), at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 16. The family thanks the staff of H-7 at Toronto East General Hospital for their kindness to Alec during his final week, and also the staff at Versa-Care on Main Street, where he resided for the last six years. "Tattie-bogle, Daddy."

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DUFF o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-09-12 published
DUFF, William " Bill" George
Peacefully, Saturday, September 10, 2005, at Credit Valley Hospital with his family by his side; Bill in his 62nd year passed away. Beloved husband to Sunni DUFF and loving father to Deborah and Barbara, caring grandfather to Richard, Amanda and Sarah and great-grandfather to Brianna May. Dear brother to Ernie and his wife Arlene and their family. He will be sadly missed by his family and many Friends. 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 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday, September 13. A service will be held in the Chapel on Wednesday, September 14 at 11 o'clock. Cremation to follow. The family wishes to extend their sincere appreciation to the doctors and nurses of the Oncology/Palliative Units of the Credit Valley Hospital.

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DUFF o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-09-13 published
DUFF, William " Bill" George
Peacefully, Saturday, September 10, 2005, at Credit Valley Hospital with his family by his side; Bill in his 62nd year passed away. Beloved husband to Sunni DUFF and loving father to Deborah and Barbara, caring grandfather to Richard, Amanda and Sarah and great-grandfather to Brianna May. Dear brother to Ernie and his wife Arlene and Mary DUFF and their families. He will be sadly missed by his family and many Friends. 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 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday, September 13. A service will be held in the Chapel on Wednesday, September 14 at 11 o'clock. Cremation to follow. The family wishes to extend their sincere appreciation to the doctors and nurses of the Oncology/Palliative Units of the Credit Valley Hospital.

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DUFF o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-10-13 published
DONOGHUE, Anne
Passed away peacefully after a long illness at Humber River Regional Hospital Church Site, on Friday, October 7, 2005, at the age of 76. Beloved wife of the late George DONOGHUE. Loving sister of Doris LIGGETT of England, Agnes MORRISON of Scotland and cherished sister-in-law of Mary DUFF. Anne will be forever cherished in the hearts of her nieces and nephews and their children. She will be sadly missed by her many Friends especially her best friend Lucy LEPAGE. Friends may call at the Ward Funeral Home, 2035 Weston Rd. (north of Lawrence Ave.), Weston on Friday, October 14 from 6: 30-7:30 p.m. A candlelight memorial service will be held following visitation at 7: 30 p.m. in the Ward Chapel. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of the donor's choice would be greatly appreciated by the family. Condolences to the family may be sent to anne.donoghue@wardfh.com

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DUFFETT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-10-28 published
DUFFETT, Edgar " Ed" Clarence
Unexpectedly, at his residence, Wednesday, October 26, 2005, Edgar " Ed" Clarence DUFFETT of Grand Cove Estates, Grand Bend, formerly of Port Union, Newfoundland, age 71. Beloved husband of Elizabeth "Betty" E. (COOZE) DUFFETT. Loved father and father-in-law of Tony and Laura DUFFETT of Surrey, British Columbia, Lisa and Mike LEONARD of Placentia, Newfoundland. Loving pop of Kristie, Andrew, Emily and Troy. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Virtue and Clayton FOLLETT, Ken and Iva DUFFETT, David and Barb DUFFETT, Andy and Shirley DUFFETT, Craig and Beverly DUFFETT, Bob and Lottie COOZE, all of Newfoundland. Remembered by his nieces, nephews and their families. A Memorial Service will be held at the T. Harry Hoffman and Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood, Friday, October 28, 2005 at 1: 30 p.m. Daniel COUGHLIN officiating. If desired memorial donations to the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation, Heart & Stroke Foundation or charity of choice would be appreciated. Condolences at www.hoffmanfuneralhome.com

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DUFFEY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-28 published
DUFFEY, Gordon Leslie
Passed away Friday, February 25, 2005, at home, after a long battle with cancer, at age 62. Beloved husband of Thenia, loving father to Sarah, cherished son of Margaret and dear brother to Margaret, Janette, and Jim. His zest for life, caring and sense of humour are reasons why he will be missed by so many. A private cremation was held.

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DUFFEY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-03-08 published
ROBITAILLE, Cecile Bernadette Marie
(Formerly of Walmer Road, Toronto). Peacefully, at the Bridge Street Retirement Residence on Saturday, March 5, 2005, in her 70th year. Dear sister of Jeannette SMITH of Barrie, Paul ROBITAILLE of Kingston, Vivienne (Raymond) DUFFEY of Kingston, Marie (Clarke) SAVAGE of Belleville and the late Annette WISEBERG and Maurice ROBITAILLE. Beloved companion and friend of John McFARLANE of Toronto. Sadly missed by her nieces, nephews, relatives and Friends. Mass of Christian Burial will be held in St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church, 659 Markham Street (Bathurst and Bloor area) on Wednesday, March 9, 2005 at 11 a.m. Reception to follow in the church hall. Rite of Committal at Saint Mary's Cemetery, Division Street, Kingston on Thursday, March 10, 2005 at 1 p.m. Memorial donations to the St. Vincent de Paul Society or Hospice Quinte would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences www.burke-funeral.ca. Burke Funeral Home, 150 Church Street, Belleville, (613) 968-6968.

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DUFFIELD o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-10-04 published
NORRIS, Rosamond
Wonderful wife of Joe NORRIS, passed away peacefully in her 78th year at University Hospital, Sunday morning October 2nd, 2005 after a short illness. Roz is also survived by her six children, Anne, Trish, David, Barb, Heather and Graham and thirteen grandchildren, as well as her brother Bill DUFFIELD and sister Joan RYAN. Roz always lived her life for other people. She will be sorely missed by all her family and Friends. There will be no formal visitation, but a memorial service will be held at Church of Saint John The Evangelist, 280 St. James Street at 2 p.m. Thursday, October 6th. Please no flowers. Memorial donations in memory of Roz may be made to the charity of your choice or University Hospital and would be gratefully acknowledged. (James A. Harris Funeral Home)

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DUFFIELD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-10-04 published
NORRIS, Rosamond
Rosamond NORRIS, wonderful wife of Joe NORRIS, passed away peacefully in her 78th year at University Hospital, London, Sunday morning, October 2nd, after a short illness. Roz is also survived by her 6 children, Anne, Trish, David, Barb, Heather and Graham and 13 grandchildren, as well as her brother Bill DUFFIELD and sister Joan RYAN. Roz always lived her life for other people. She will be sorely missed by all her family and Friends. There will be no formal visitation, but a memorial service will be held at Church of Saint John the Evangelist, 280 St. James St, , London, at 2: 00 p.m. Thursday, October 6th. Please no flowers. Memorial donations in memory of Roz may be made to the charity of your choice or University Hospital, London and would be gratefully acknowledged. (The James A. Harris Funeral Home 519-433-7253.)

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DUFFIELD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-03-29 published
THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON, Hazel Grace (RICHARDSON)
Peacefully, at Trillium Hospital in Mississauga on Sunday, March 27, 2005. Hazel Grace (RICHARDSON) THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON, in her 99th year, was the beloved wife of the late Lindsay DUFFIELD (1939.) She was the dear mother of Audrey (Leonard SINGLETON) of Sarnia and Dolores (Robert HENDERSON) of Mississauga. Survived by her two grandchildren, Susan and Greg and by three great-grandchildren. Hazel was the dear sister of the late Ethel, Emma, Elizabeth, Agnes, Marjorie, William, Herbert and Stanley. Resting at the Gilbert MacIntyre and son Funeral Home, Hart Chapel, 1099 Gordon Street, Guelph, where the family will receive Friends on Thursday, March 31, 2005 from 12 noon to 1 p.m. A Funeral Service will follow in the chapel at 1 p.m. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery, Guelph. As expressions of sympathy, donations to a charity of one's choice would be appreciated by the family. (Cards are available at the funeral home 519-821-5077 or condolences may be sent at www.gilbertmacintyreandson.com)

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DUFFIN o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-07-09 published
DUFFIN, Eileen May (née NELSON)
Alumna and staff of the Classics Department, University of Western Ontario; teacher, H.B. Beal S.S.; choir leader at St. Jude's Church; active member of the Shakespeare Oxford Society and the Huff n' Puff Club. Born in London, England on June 10, 1920 Died peacefully July 8, 2005 at Mae's Place in Glenburnie, Ontario, where she had lived under the wonderful care of Debi GILMOUR and her staff since 2002. Predeceased by her husband Ken (d. 1963) and her brother Douglas NELSON (d. 1973.) Survived by her older sister Vera and twin sister Doreen. Beloved mother of Jacalyn (Robert David WOLFE) and Ross (Beverly SIMMONS;) adored grandmother of Joshua, Jessica, David, and Selena. Memories and music will be shared at Forest Lawn Chapel, 1997 Dundas Street. East (at Wavell), in London, Ontario, on July 13, 2005 (visitation beginning at 9 a.m., memorial at 11, followed by interment at Robin's Hill Cemetery.) Donations in lieu of flowers may be made to Mae's Place, 1875 Battersea Road, Glenburnie, Ontario, K0H 1S0 or to the Alzheimer's Society.

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DUFFIN o@ca.on.simcoe_county.nottawasaga.collingwood.the_connection 2005-10-28 published
DUFFIN, Gwendolyn Hilda " Gwen" (née STIRLING)
Passed away on Saturday, October 22, 2005 at the General and Marine Hospital, Collingwood. Gwen. loved wife of the late Delmer DUFFIN, dearest mother of Judy and Fraser MAIN, John and Barbara DUFFIN, Susan and Bill BUCHANAN, Cindy and Tom McAULEY, Bill and Cindy DUFFIN and Mark and Jennifer DUFFIN. Survived also by her sisters Maureen HENDERSON and Rita HARRIS. Gwen will be cherished in the hearts of her 13 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. Predeceased by sister Shirley BOURGEOIS, brothers Howard and Lloyd and parents Howard and Hilda STIRLING. A memorial service was held on Thursday October 27, 2005 at Trinity United Church, 140 Maple Street, Collingwood at 2 p.m. Donations in Mrs. DUFFIN's memory may be made to the Collingwood General and Marine Hospital Foundation or Hospice Georgian Triangle. Cremation services entrusted to Fawcett Funeral Home "Collingwood Chapel". Friends may leave condolences for the family on-line by visiting: www.fawcettfuneralhomes.com
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DUFFIN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-23 published
CHRISTISON, Elva Elizabeth (née NICHOLSON)
After a lengthy illness at the Credit Valley Hospital, Mississauga on Saturday, February 19, 2005 at the age of 83 years. Elva CHRISTISON (née NICHOLSON,) beloved wife of the late James. Dear sister of May HARRIS (Windsor), Hazel DUFFIN (Mississauga), Elaine MacDONALD (P.E.I.) and Sterling NICHOLSON (P.E.I..) Will be sadly missed by her niece Bev SHERYER and her many other nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Lee Funeral Home Limited, 258 Queen Street South, Streetsville, (Mississauga Road South of 401) on Friday, February 25 from 11: 30 a.m. until service time at 1:30 p.m. Interment Glendale Memorial Gardens. As an expression of sympathy, for those who wish, donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.

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DUFFIN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-10-24 published
DUFFIN, Gwendolyn Hilda " Gwen" (née STIRLING)
Passed away on Saturday, October 22, 2005 at the General and Marine Hospital, Collingwood. Gwen, loved wife of the late Delmer DUFFIN, dearest mother of Judy and Fraser MAIN, John and Barbara DUFFIN, Susan and Bill BUCHANAN, Cindy and Tom McAULEY, Bill and Cindy DUFFIN and Mark and Jennifer DUFFIN. Survived also by her sisters Maureen HENDERSON and Rita HARRIS. Gwen will be cherished in the hearts of her 13 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. Predeceased by sister Shirley BOURGEOIS, brothers Howard and Lloyd and parents Howard and Hilda STIRLING. A memorial service will be held on Thursday October 27, 2005 at Trinity United Church, 140 Maple Street, Collingwood, at 2 p.m. Donations in Mrs. DUFFIN's memory may be made to the Collingwood General and Marine Hospital Foundation or Hospice Georgian Triangle. Cremation services entrusted to Fawcett Funeral Homes "Collingwood Chapel." Friends may leave condolences for the family on-line by visiting www.fawcettfuneralhomes.com

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DUFFLET o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-02-14 published
ROSENBERG, Ruth
On February 12, 2005 at the Toronto General Hospital. Ruth ROSENBERG beloved wife of the late Joseph ROSENBERG. Loving mother of Howard and Arlene (DUFFLET) ROSENBERG, and Martin KOHN. Dear sister of Miriam HAMMER. Devoted grandmother of Julia, and Ben. At Temple Sinai Synagogue, 210 Wilson Ave. (east of Bathurst), for service on Monday, February 14, 2005 at 1: 30 p.m. Interment the Temple Sinai Section of Dawes Road Cemetery. Shiva at 438 Glengrove. In lieu of flowers or gifts, memorial donations may be made to the Ruth Rosenberg memorial fund c/o the Benjamin Foundation, 3429 Bathurst St. (416) 780-0324.

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DUFFLET o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-14 published
ROSENBERG, Ruth
On February 12, 2005 at the Toronto General Hospital. Ruth ROSENBERG beloved wife of the late Joseph ROSENBERG. Loving mother of Howard and Arlene (DUFFLET) ROSENBERG, and Martin KOHN. Dear sister of Miriam HAMMER. Devoted grandmother of Julia, and Ben. At Temple Sinai Synagogue, 210 Wilson Ave. (east of Bathurst), for service on Monday, February 14, 2005 at 1: 30 p.m. Interment the Temple Sinai Section of Dawes Road Cemetery. Shiva at 438 Glengrove. In lieu of flowers or gifts, memorial donations may be made to the Ruth Rosenberg Memorial Fund c/o the Benjamin Foundation, 3429 Bathurst St. 416-780-0324.

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DUFFUS o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-02-07 published
ZIVKOVIC, Ozren " Ozzie"
It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Ozren "Ozzie" ZIVKOVIC. Ozzie peacefully passed away surrounded by his family on Friday, February 4th, 2005 at Saint Thomas General Hospital in his 82nd year. Beloved husband of Sarah Marilyn (nee DUFFUS) ZIVKOVIC. Dear father of Alexandra MORKIN and husband Kevin of Mt. Pleasant and Zhivana ZIVKOVIC of London. Loving Papa of Sarah THOMAS and Jack MORKIN and Liam JACKSON. Survived by brother and sisters-in-law Seth and Pat DUFFUS of Tillsonburg and Betty DUFFUS of London. He will be missed by many nieces and nephews from across Canada.
Born to Zivan and Danica ZIVKOVIC in Loznica, Yugoslavia. Ozzie served in the resistance during World War 2. He then began his medical studies in Pavia, Italy. He immigrated from Germany to Canada in 1950. Ozzie studies at the University of Toronto lead him to a teaching position in Exeter Ontario at "S.H.D.H.S" where he taught for 22 years. Ozzie's brilliant spirit drove him through life's challenges. He had an enormous compassion and a tremendous outgoing nature. At Ozzie's request there will be no visitation or funeral. The family invites you to attend a memorial service at Knox Presbyterian Church, 55 Hincks St. Saint Thomas on Friday, February 11th, 2005 at 11 a.m. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to Mothers Against Drunk Driving. Words alone cannot express the heartfelt thanks the family wishes to pass along to Kelly, Heather and all the 4th floor staff. On-line condolences at zivkovics@yahoo.com

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DUFFUS o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-06-28 published
HANEY, James Howard
Peacefully with his family at his bedside at University Hospital London on Saturday, June 25, 2005, James Howard HANEY of Tillsonburg in his 47th year. Beloved husband of 25 years to his loving wife Linda HANEY (KISSLINGER.) Dear father of Samantha (Peter) DUFFUS of Tillsonburg, and cherished and much loved grandfather of Dylan, Alexander and Marek DUFFUS. Dear son-in-law of Rose KISSLINGER of Tillsonburg, brother of Caren HANEY of London; Cindy (Marvin) CORLESS of Avon; Cathy (Louis) DEBRUYNE of Tillsonburg. Dear brother-in-law of John KISSLINGER of London; Bob KISSLINGER of Tillsonburg; Rose-Marie KISSLINGER of Brantford. Special godfather of Jason ANASTASSAKIS, and Nicholas DEBRUYNE. Survived by several nieces, nephews, and greatnieces and nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Predeceased by his parents Harold HANEY (1992,) Georgina HANEY (1998,) sister Christine WALL (1984,) brother Jeff HANEY (2000,) father-in-law Thomas KISSLINGER (1999,) and a brother-inlaw Art KISSLINGER (1999.) The family will receive Friends and family at Ostrander's Funeral Home, 43 Bidwell Street, Tillsonburg (842-5221) on Wednesday, June 29, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services for Jim will be held in Ostrander's Funeral Home Chapel on Thursday, June 30, 2005 at 1 p.m. Pastor Ron MOHR of St. Luke's Lutheran Church Tillsonburg officiating. Interment Tillsonburg Cemetery. At the family's request memorial donations (payable by cheque) may be made to University Hospital London. Personal condolences may be sent to www.ostandersfuneralhome.com

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DUFFUS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-05-06 published
Charged, tried, acquitted, killed
Nate Dawg 'lived by gun, died by gun'
Had threatened a key Crown witness
By Dale Anne FREED and Nick PRON, Staff Reporters
Nathanial " Nate Dawg" LESLIE may have dodged a murder rap two months ago, but he couldn't duck the bullets that snuffed out his life outside a west-end strip club early yesterday morning.
Homicide detectives are looking at revenge as a possible motive in the slaying of the 23-year-old wannabe gangsta rapper, who died in a hail of bullets after narrowly avoiding two other recent murder attempts.
Three weeks ago, a gunman peppered a bus shelter at King St. W. and Dufferin St. with shots but missed LESLIE.
It's believed LESLIE had armed himself and did some shooting of his own at those hunting him, a police source said.
His death came in the midst of a city-wide spasm that saw three homicides in less than 24 hours. A woman was stabbed to death on Wednesday night in a home near Finch Ave. E. and Brimley Rd., while a man was killed yesterday afternoon near Jane St. and Finch Ave. W.
LESLIE had been warned by his lawyer, Friends and police to get out of town after he was acquitted of second-degree murder in the February 2003, killing of Bruce PANCHO at a Yorkville nightclub, Friends said.
"He knew he was going to die," one said. "He knew he was targeted for death from the moment he was acquitted."
LESLIE had at least two close calls in the 60 days of freedom following his release from custody after the trial. But his luck ran out on Wednesday at about 2: 30 a.m. in front of the House of Lancaster, on Bloor St. W. near Lansdowne Ave. He was shot "numerous times" in the stomach by an unknown gunman, who then disappeared into the night, police said.
The police officers who patrolled the west-end area weren't surprised by his slaying.
"You live by the gun, you die by the gun. It's street justice," one officer said.
During his trial, jurors were never told that LESLIE had threatened a key Crown witness, a lifelong acquaintance of his who was standing just a few metres away when PANCHO, a stranger, was shot in the chest after he accidentally bumped into LESLIE on the dance floor.
Even the judge at his trial seemed to think LESLIE was guilty, saying while jurors were out of the courtroom that the key witness had "compelling evidence" LESLIE was the shooter.
LESLIE was also a suspect in two other murders, sources told the Toronto Star. He was also suspected of assaulting several inmates at the Toronto (Don) Jail.
Jail spokesperson Chris CROISIER said LESLIE had been carrying a switchblade at the jail but eventually handed it over when confronted by guards.
LESLIE's death has brought a "strange kind of relief" to the mother of the man he was acquitted of slaying, she said in an interview last night.
"I lost my child and it hurt me from the bottom of my heart," Georgia DUFFUS said. "My justice comes from God. I don't want to say this is justice because I feel really awful. I don't want to seem as if I'm rejoicing.
"When I walked from that courthouse without getting any justice (after LESLIE's acquittal,) I felt crushed, like I was let down by the system," she said.
"I feel sorry for his family members, his grandmother and his father, who were there throughout court."
The lawyer who represented LESLIE at his trial, Laurence COHEN, was visibly shaken by the slaying, saying he was aware of the threats against his client. COHEN told jurors that the case against LESLIE was one of mistaken identity.
"This is just another senseless act of violence," COHEN said yesterday. "My condolences to his family. He had a lot of people who cared for him."
Despite his apparent penchant for violence, LESLIE died without a criminal record, although he had been in some minor trouble as a juvenile. The murder rap had been the first criminal charge against him.
Acquaintances said he could be kind and considerate, with a lively sense of humour. But on the street, LESLIE was known as a violent man with a "short fuse" who usually carried a gun. He also had a penchant for writing violent rap lyrics -- once singing on a Toronto radio show.
One song he penned -- found in his pocket when he was arrested read in part:
They say I'm armed and dangerous
And known to kill strangers.
So do not approach
Cause you'll probably get smoked.
The Crown attorney's office had discussed appealing LESLIE's acquittal on the murder charge but decided against it, said prosecutor Kerry Hughes.
"It's very rare that a jury acquittal is appealed," she said.
LESLIE dropped out of high school and, although he never had a job, he always had money, buying a $150 bottle of champagne on the night PANCHO was slain, his trial heard.
Friends say he fathered two children, with two different women, living with one or the other while he was selling drugs.
He had a "Day One" tattoo on his right forearm and "Gangsta" tattooed on his left forearm. He had been known to carry a 9-mm Walther P38 semi-automatic handgun tucked into his waistband.
Friends describe LESLIE as being blasé about the threats against him during the last two months of his life. One recalled him saying: "I'm trying to get my computer back from the cops. Oh, by the way, someone just took a shot at me."
Although he knew he was a marked man, LESLIE told Friends he didn't want to leave the Parkdale area, where he had lived all of his life.
When he was the target of a massive manhunt in the PANCHO slaying, complete with wanted posters on newspaper boxes, LESLIE remained in Parkdale, sleeping in different places almost every night, a friend said.
"He knew if he was seen on the streets, he would be dead. He went the way he wanted to go."
A second man, described by police as an associate of LESLIE's, was wounded in the shooting, and found nearby, on the west sidewalk of Margueretta St. He was taken to St. Michael's Hospital, where he underwent surgery and is expected to recover, police said.
One neighbour said she heard a woman screaming just before the shooting. Bullets were sprayed everywhere. One hit the porch roof of a house part way down Margueretta St.
Police were on the scene within minutes, the resident of the house said.
"I saw two guys lying on the ground. I heard people screaming. I saw the cops, the firefighters."
Police sources said beer bottles from inside the House of Lancaster were collected yesterday to obtain fingerprints.

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DUFFUS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-11-25 published
McBRIDE, Dorothy
Passed away suddenly on Wednesday, November 23rd, 2005. Wife of the late Joseph McBRIDE. Loving mother of Larry (Dianne) and Marilyn (Doug) DUFFUS. Beloved grandmother of Ashley, Kara, Lesley, Lianne, Chris and great-grandmother of Dylan. Cherished aunt of Alice FERRANTE. Friends and family may call at the Giffen-Mack "Danforth" Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, 2570 Danforth Ave. (at Main St. subway) on Saturday from 11 a.m. until time of service in the chapel at 1 p.m.

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