FELATO o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-09-06 published
FELATO, Anna (IZZO)
Courageously at The Davis Centre, Bolton on Sunday, September 4, 2005, Anna IZZO, in her 99th year, beloved wife of the late Cosimo FELATO, Toronto. Dear mother of Lou (deceased) and Ann (deceased) FELATO, Carmen and Henny FELATO, William and Monika FELATO, Frank and Cheryle FELATO, Adele and Brian (deceased) MOSS. Lovingly remembered by 9 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. The family will receive their Friends at the Egan Funeral Home, 203 Queen Street S. (Hwy. 50), Bolton (905-857-2213) Wednesday afternoon 2-4 and evening 7-9 o'clock. Funeral Mass will be held in Holy Family Roman Catholic Church, 60 Allan Drive, Bolton on Thursday morning, September 8 at 10 o'clock. Following a reception at Egan Funeral Home, interment will be at Mount Hope Cemetery, Toronto. If desired, memorial donations may be made to The Davis Centre, 80 Allan Drive, Bolton L7E 1P7 or to the charity of your choice. Condolences for the family may be offered at www.eganfuneralhome.com

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FELBRILL o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-01-22 published
FRIZZELL, John Richard (1924-2005)
(U of T '48, Honours History)
At Kingston, on Tuesday, January 18, 2005, husband of bereaved wife Mary (née GORDON,) and his family Jane and Thomas BATES, Mark DELVECCHIO and Mark VELDHUIZEN, Kathye and Dave HATHWAY, Anne KING, Jim and Mary Lou McCARTNEY, John and Lori McCARTNEY, Mary Lou McCARTNEY, Ann and Gino PISCIONE, Mary and Rick ROSS and his many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Although Jack was a history specialist for 39 years, his first love was always music. Having been taught percussion by his beloved father, Jack played drums in a combo at King Edward Public School when the students marched into school. He then went on to play in the Harmony Orchestra walking along Bloor Street on Sunday mornings with his friend Vic FELBRILL, drum and violin in hand. Jack also played in the Harbord Orchestra and sang in early television, choir and grandstand shows. Jack was a member of the Initial Festival Singers at the Stratford Festival Inauguration. Throughout his career, he conducted numerous school and community choirs and book shows, ending with seventeen years in Florida with a choir of thirty retirees.
Condolences may be emailed to johnfriz@enoreo.on.ca or mailed to 1230 Brass Drive, Kingston, Ontario, K7M 3M3. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice. The family would appreciate donations to the proposed "John Richard Frizzell Music Bursary": donations may be sent to the Harbord Foundation, 286 Harbord Street, Toronto, Ontario M6G 1G5. Please include 'for the "John Richard Frizzell Bursary"' on your card or cheque. This bursary will be used for a student wishing to continue in a Post Secondary Music Education Program. Jack was an alumnus of Harbord C.I. and had the honour of his first teaching assignment at this school.
Heartfelt thanks are given to Dr. L. DEMPSEY and Caroline, the St. Elizabeth Homecare and all our family and Friends for their continuing support and kindness.
Jack has been cremated and a reception will be held on Saturday, January 29, 2005 at Glencairn Golf Club, Four Seasons Room, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., 9807 Hwy. 25, Milton, Ontario (2 kilometers north of Hwy. 401 right hand side, 1-905-876-3666).

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FELBRILL o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-22 published
FRIZZELL, John Richard (1924-2005)
(U. of T. '48, Honours History) At Kingston, on Tuesday, January 18, 2005, husband of bereaved wife Mary (née GORDON,) and his family Jane and Thomas BATES, Mark DELVECCHIO and Mark VELDHUIZEN, Kathye and Dave HATHWAY, Anne KING, Jim and Mary Lou McCARTNEY, John and Lori McCARTNEY, Mary Lou McCARTNEY, Ann and Gino PISCIONE, Mary and Rick ROSS, and his many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Although Jack was a history specialist for 39 years, his first love was always music. Having been taught percussion by his beloved father, Jack played drums in a combo at King Edward Public School when the students marched into school. He then went on to play in the Harmony Orchestra walking along Bloor Street on Sunday mornings with his friend Vic FELBRILL, drum and violin in hand. Jack also played in the Harbord Orchestra and sang in early television, choir and grandstand shows. Jack was a member of the Initial Festival Singers at the Stratford Festival Inauguration. Throughout his career, he conducted numerous school and community choirs and book shows, ending with seventeen years in Flonda with a choir of thirty retirees. Condolences may be emailed to johnfriz@enoreo.on.ca or mailed to 1230 Brass Drive, Kingston, Ontario K7M 3M3. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice. The family would appreciate donations to the proposed "John Richard Frizzell Music Bursary." Donations may be sent to the Harbord Foundation, 286 Harbord Street, Toronto, Ontario M6G 1G5. Please include "for the John Richard Frizzell Bursary" on your card or cheque. This bursary will be used for a student wishing to continue in a Post Secondary Music Education Program. Jack was an alumnus of Harbord C.I. and had the honour of his first teaching assignment at this school. Heartfelt thanks are given to Dr. L. DEMPSEY and Caroline, the St. Elizabeth Homecare, and all our family and Friends for their continuing support and kindness. Jack has been cremated and a reception will be held on Saturday, January 29, 2005 at Glencairn Golf Club, Four Seasons Room, 1 p.m. - 5 p.m., 9807 Hwy. 25, Milton, Ontario (2 kilometers north of Hwy. 401, right hand side, 1-905-876-3666).

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FELD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-29 published
FELD, Esther Fanny
On Wednesday, December 28, 2005 at her residence. Fanny FELD, beloved wife of the late Paul FELD. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Fred and Estelle FELD. Devoted grandmother of Marilyn and David, Marlene and Irwin, and Karen and Peter, and great-grandmother of Ian, Myles, Lauryn, Adam, Dylan, Joshua, and Corey. Special thanks to Slava, Cindy and Basha for their special care. At Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel, 2401 Steeles Avenue West (3 lights west of Dufferin) for service on Thursday, December 29, 2005 at 2: 00 p.m. Interment Workmen's Circle section of Mt. Sinai Memorial Park. Shiva 48 McAllister Road. If desired, donations may be made to the Fanny Feld Memorial Fund c/o The Benjamin Foundation, 3429 Bathurst Street, Toronto, M6A 2C3, 416-780-0324.

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FELDBERG o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-14 published
FELDBERG, Philip
After a long and courageous battle with cancer, at the young age of 59, surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday, April 12, 2005 at the Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Sciences Centre. Phil FELDBERG, devoted son of Eva and the late Abraham FELDBERG. Beloved husband of Rochelle. Loving father and father-in-law of Jeffrey and Waleuska, Robyn and Jarred KATZ, and Adam. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Saul and Toby and brother-in-law of Paul and Kristina FARBERMAN, Marla and David MORRISON. Devoted grandfather of Victoria, and Hudson. Dear son-in-law of Dorothy and Reuben FARBERMAN. He will be missed by his many nieces, nephews, extended family and Friends. At Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel, 2401 Steeles Avenue West (3 lights west of Dufferin) for service on Thursday, April 14, 2005 at 10: 00 a.m. Interment Beth David Synagogue section of Pardes Shalom Cemetery. Shiva 8 Bridle Heath Gate. If desired, donations may be made to the Philip Feldberg Memorial Fund c/o The Benjamin Foundation, 3429 Bathurst Street, Toronto, M6A 2C3, 416-780-0324.

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FELDBERG o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-05-10 published
FELDBERG- DOWSLING, Susan (née FELDBERG)
Peacefully at home, on May 9, 2005. Susan, beloved wife of Charles. Dear mother of Madisson and Blake. Daughter of Lil and the late Marty FELDBERG. Susan is survived by brothers Michael (Pam,) Brian (Julie,) and sister Pearlene (Gordon HALFIN.) A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, May 10, 2005 at 11: 00 a.m. from Steeles Memorial Chapel, 350 Steeles Ave. W. (between Yonge and Bathurst). Interment Pardes Shalom Cemetery, Community 4 Section. Shiva to be observed at 23 Pining Rd., Thornhill, morning services 7: 15 a.m., evening services 8:15 p.m. Donations may be made to Sunnybrook Cancer Foundation 416-480-6100.

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FELDBLOOM o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-02-09 published
KAHNERT, Allan Robert Joseph Anthony
Passed away this morning, Tuesday, February 8th, 2005 but not alone. At his side was his wife and soulmate of 54 years, Alice, along with his 10 children. Al leaves a legacy for which we are forever indebted. With so much love we said good-bye from Karen HOUSTON with D.J. And Shannon, Mary Alice (Mac) with Ron CARROLL, Judi with Morris CROWLEY and children Joe, John, Mary Kate and Sarah, Martha with Billy FOX and children Ali and Spencer, Bernie KAHNERT with Bonnie and children Jennifer, Robert, Jaqueline and Kaeli, Ginny with David GAWTHROP and Ryan, Anna with Ken KNOWLES and children Katie, Jamie and Mackenzie, John KAHNERT with Alison and children Erin and Ian, Dan KAHNERT with Meg and children Greg, Chris and Alexandra, Lisa with Fez FELDBLOOM and children Maggie and Michael. Brother of Myrna and Erle. Friends may visit at the Jerrett Funeral Home, 6191 Yonge St. (2 lights south of Steeles), North York on Thursday from 1-3 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. Funeral Mass on Friday at 10 a.m. at St. Gabriel's Church, 650 Sheppard Avenue East, North York. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. Flowers or donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be greatly appreciated. May thanks to the staff of North York General Hospital for their kindness.
From Al, Dad, Papa, to all his family and Friends... love ya, miss ya. Forever and
ever and always.

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FELDBLOOM o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-09 published
KAHNERT, Allan Robert Joseph Anthony
Passed away this morning, Tuesday, February 8, 2005 but not alone. At his side was his wife and soulmate of 54 years, Alice, along with his 10 children. Al leaves a legacy for which we are forever indebted. With so much love we said goodbye from, Karen HOUSTON with D.J. and Shannon, Mary Alice (Mac) with Ron CARROLL, Judi with Morris CROWLEY and children, Joe, John, Mary Kate and Sarah, Martha with Billy FOX and children, Ali and Spencer, Bernie KAHNERT with Bonnie and children, Jennifer, Robert, Jacqueline and Kaeli, Ginny with David GAWTHROP and Ryan, Anna with Ken KNOWLES and children, Katie, Jamie and Mackenzie, John KAHNERT with Alison and children, Erin and Ian, Dan KAHNERT with Meg and children, Greg, Chris and Alexandra, Lisa with Fez FELDBLOOM and children, Maggie and Michael. Brother of Myrna and Erle. Friends may call at the Jerrett Funeral Home, 6191 Yonge Street, North York (2 lights south of Steeles), on Thursday 1-3 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. Funeral Mass on Friday at 10 a.m. at St. Gabriel's Church, 650 Sheppard Ave. East, North York. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. Flowers or donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be greatly appreciated. Many thanks to the staff of North York General Hospital for their kindness. From Al, Dad, Papa to all his family and Friends... Love ya, Miss ya. Forever and ever and always.

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FELDBRILL o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-10-17 published
ROSE, Brina (née MENACHOVSKY)
On Saturday, October 15, 2005 at Carefree Lodge. Brina ROSE, formely a teacher in the Toronto Jewish Schools, beloved wife of the late Herbert ROSE. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Arnie and Elaine, and David and Tami. Devoted grandmother of Marc and Sharon, Allison, Lon, Daniel, Amanda, Liana, and Jessica. Dear sister of the late Zelda FELDBRILL, and sister-in-law of Victor FELDBRILL, and Lila and the late Ed ROSS. Loving daughter of the late Moshe and Esther MENACHOVSKY. Services were held at Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel on Sunday, October 16, 2005 at 3: 30 p.m. Interment the Community section of Pardes Shalom Cemetery. Shiva until Monday evening at 170 Huntington Park Dr., Thornhill. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Brina Rose Memorial Fund c/o The Benjamin Foundation, 3429 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario, M6A 2C3 (416) 780-0324.

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FELDCAMP o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-06-20 published
FELDCAMP, Eva Margaret
We sadly announce the passing of our dear Aunt Eva on Saturday, June 18, 2005, in her 95th year, after a life truly well lived. Cherished daughter of the late Joseph and Letitia. Eva devoted her life to her sisters and brothers: Bill, Gus, Mame, Grace, George and Bob, and their families. She was "not the momma" but she was a beloved second mother to many branches of the family tree. Friends will be received at the Sherrin Funeral Home, 873 Kingston Road (west of Victoria Park Ave.), Toronto, 416-698-2861, on Monday, June 20, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass and interment will be held Tuesday, June 21, 2005 at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph's Catholic Church and Cemetery, 200 Morrish Road, West Hill which will return Eva to her sister's side to rest in peace at last. Donations to the Alzheimer Society, if desired.

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FELDER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-04-26 published
FELDER, Katherine " Katie" (née FRIEDRICH)
Surrounded by her family, in her 86th year, Katherine (Katie) FELDER peacefully went to be with her Saviour on April 24, 2005. Born on July 4, 1919 she was a valued member of Knox Church, New Glasgow and an inspiration to many people who knew her. She is survived by her children Marilyn FORD of Ayr, Kathy (Ted) JOHNSTON of West Lorne, Bonnie (Ken) OKOLISAN of Rodney, Randy FELDER of Kingsville and Wendy (Tom) MURRAY of Ruthven. She also has 17 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. Also survived by her brother Steve FRIEDRICH of West Lorne; cousins Bill and Harvey FRIEDRICH, Betty KING all of Rodney, Zdenko DURIS of Stoney Creek; brother-in-laws Conrad FELDER (Katie) of West Lorne, Stephen TORAU of Leamington and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her husband John FELDER (1971,) father Steve FRIEDRICH Sr. (1981) and mother Elizabeth FRIEDRICH (1991.) Friends may call at the West Lorne Chapel on Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be conducted from the chapel on Thursday at 2: 00 p.m. Interment Evergreen Cemetery. Donations would be appreciated to Knox Church, New Glasgow, Saint Thomas Elgin General Hospital or the one of your choice. Arrangements entrusted to Padfield Funeral Homes (519-785-0810)

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FELDER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-09-21 published
HODDER, Laurena (HUMPHREY)
At Four Counties Health Services on Monday, September 19, 2005. Peacefully, surrounded by her family Laurena (HUMPHREY) HODDER of R.R.#1 Dutton, in her 91st year. Beloved wife of the late Norman HODDER. Dear mother of Joan and Ken NEIL of West Lorne, Dianne and Herb FELDER of Rodney, Bob and June HODDER of Dutton, Sandra and Jim WRIGHT of Newmarket, Dick and Wendy HODDER of Dutton. Loved grandma of Sheri and Kevin WILLCOCKS, Janice and Steve KREBS, Deanna and Todd BROPHY, Derek FELDER, Delynne and Brian HOWSE, Drew and Melissa FELDER, Rob HODDER, Joe and Aimee HODDER, Lisa and Bryan GRIEGOSCHEWSKI, Aaron, Darcy, Devon, Amy WRIGHT, Ashley, Kyle and Leslie, Tasha and Billy, Hunter, Hilary, Dakota and 6 great-grandchildren. Relatives and Friends will be received at the Arn Funeral Home, 193 Shackleton Street, Dutton, Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 where the funeral service will be held on Friday, September 23, 2005 at 11: 00 a.m. Interment in Fairview Cemetery, Dutton. Donations to Saint John's United Church would be appreciated.

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FELDER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-11-28 published
VANNATTER, George William
Of Wallacetown (formerly of Port Stanley) on November 26, 2005, at the Saint Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, passing away in his 68th year. Beloved husband of Mary VANNATTER and lovingly remembered by his children Rebecca TAIT/TAITE/TATE, James VANNATTER, Wanda TUFF, Jason VANNATTER, Devin VANNATTER and Deanna MIZON, step-children Darlene FELDER, Darrell and Rob NOWAKOWSKI. He will be dearly missed by grandchildren Kim FRAMPTON (Tate), Jarrod TAIT/TAITE/TATE, Jordon VANNATTER, Brendan TUFF, Kyle FLINT- VANNATTER, Alexander and Amber-Jean VANNATTER, Keirhan and Ayzlynne MIZON and step-grandchildren Adreanna and Andrew FELDER. Survived by brother Bob VANNATTER and sisters Ann GAGG and Bonnie MILLS and brother of the late Philip VANNATTER and Sharon McINTYRE. Born on the 20th day of July 1938, son of the late Frances Marion and George William VANNATTER in Bayham Township. He resided for many years in Port Stanley and volunteered as a firefighter. Remarried in May of 2000 and resided in Saint Thomas for 3 years and then in Wallacetown until his death. A Memorial service will be held at the Kingdom Hall of the Jehovah's Witnesses: on Wednesday, November 30th, 2005 at 1: 30 p.m. Visitation at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin Street, Saint Thomas on Tuesday evening from 7-9 p.m. Cremation has taken place. Remembrances may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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FELDERHOF o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-03-12 published
DAWSON, William " Bill"
Peacefully at home with his family by his side on Friday, March 11, 2005, at the age of 53. Loving father of Josh and his wife Katie, Hollie FELDERHOF and her husband Nick, Matt and his fiancee Nicole, and Nicholas. Adored "Pop" of Jack. Sadly missed by his mother Gertrude. Lovingly remembered by his fourteen brothers and sisters, and thirty-four nephews and nieces. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter Yorke Chapel, 2357 Bloor St. W., at Windermere, east of the Jane subway, from 2 p.m. on Tuesday, March 15, 2005 until the time of Funeral Service in the Chapel at 3 p.m. If desired, donations to a charity of your choice would be appreciated."We Love You Dad"

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FELDMAN o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-10-22 published
CADDELL, James Lawrence
B.A. (McGill), M.A. (Royal Military College) (March 16, 1973-October Tragically in Tupiza, Bolivia. Beloved husband of Tara NEWELL of London. son in law to Brian and Cheryl NEWELL of London, and Kay NEWELL of Creemore, who loved him as their own. Born in Montreal, the son of Andrew CADDELL (Elaine FELDMAN) and Norma LEWIS (Tom CUMMINS,) James was raised near Ormstown, Quebec and later in Cortland, New York. A decorated soldier and United Nations peacekeeper, James was an accomplished academic and public servant who loved the outdoors, served his country, and had such concern and curiosity about the world around him that he sought to see all of it. He and Tara travelled the world and undertook humanitarian work over the past sixteen months. James was a loving grand_son to the late Philip and Elga CADDELL in summers in Kamouraska and to Ed CUMMINS and his late wife Ruth in Cortland. He was the best brother to Erin (Charlie,) Chris (Connie) and Siobhan KELLY, Cara and Lucy CUMMINS in the U.S. and to Emily and Jack CADDELL of Ottawa. He leaves to celebrate his life many relatives and Friends around the world. A memorial service will be celebrated in Ottawa later this month. Donations to Canadian Relief Foundation (www.canadianrelief.ca), to support scholarships for children, a cause James cared passionately about.

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FELDMAN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-02-02 published
FELDMAN, June Margaret (née WARE)
Suddenly on Sunday, January 30, 2005, in Toronto. She was born Toronto, May 24, 1925 to the late Gladys and Ralph WARE. Wife of the late Milton FELDMAN. Dear sister of Dorothy BAYLES (Jim) Summerland, British Columbia and Ralph WARE (Bud) Toronto. Nephews, Jim (Monita) BAYLES Vancouver; Gerry (Penny) BAYLES Tucson, Arizona, and niece June (Doug) REICH (BAYLES) of Vernon, British Columbia. A Memorial Service will be held at the Morley Bedford Funeral Home, 159 Eglinton Avenue West (2 stop lights west of Yonge Street), on Monday, February 7, 2005 at 11: 00 a.m. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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FELDMAN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-03-30 published
Milada HAVELKOVA
By Jiri SOUKUP, Wednesday, March 30, 2005, Page A22
Neurologist, pioneer in child psychiatry, mother, outdoor enthusiast. Born June 11, 1918 in Prague. Died January 18, in Owen Sound, Ontario, of natural causes, aged 86.
Milada was born at the end of the First World War as the youngest of three daughters. Her lawyer father came from proud and stubborn Protestant farmers who taught their children from a Bible that they kept secretly for 200 years -- through the times when both the Czech language and their religion were forbidden. Her mother, who co-authored a popular Czech cookbook, came from a family of entrepreneurs.
Milada was raised like a twin with her one-year-old sister Eva. On the first day of Eva's school, Milada declared that she was also going; when the teacher saw her determination she was accepted. Eva and Milada became dedicated Girl Scouts and hiked, camped, and climbed mountains all over Europe.
Less than a year after Milada enrolled in medical school, the Germans closed Czech universities. However, with several other students, Milada was accepted as a hospital worker and received secret five-year training in orthopedic surgery. Milada's son Sam (Milan) was born one month after the war ended, but her marriage lasted only a couple of years. Within one year, she passed all medical exams, graduated in medicine, and started her training in neurology. She studied with a group that included a man named Stephen FELDMAN.
After the Communist takeover of Czechoslovakia in 1948, Milada decided to leave the country, but exit visas were impossible to get. A friend from Norway came to help; he married her and took her and Sam to Norway. Milada and her friend quickly divorced. In six weeks, without any textbooks, just using newspapers and a German-Norwegian dictionary, Milada learned enough Norwegian to pass an interview for a position in an outpost hospital. Kristiansund had been nearly obliterated by war; when she arrived, the only permanent building was the hospital.
Milada loved the work and Norway so much that, later on, she used to tell us that Czechoslovakia was her mother, Norway was her love, and Canada was the country she married. Stephen FELDMAN and his wife had immigrated to Canada and invited her to join them, so she and Sam crossed the Atlantic by boat in stormy January and arrived in Sudbury without much money. What a change of scenery after Norwegian fjords! She washed dishes in a restaurant while preparing for the Canadian certification and, just like Dr. FELDMAN, decided to switch to psychiatry because she could not afford the high fees required for other medical disciplines.
The two families raised their children together. They moved to Toronto and Milada became one of the first pioneers of child psychiatry in Ontario. She was on staff at the Hospital for Sick Children and she retired as associate professor in psychiatry at the University of Toronto. She is internationally known for her work with autistic children.
All her life, Milada loved outdoors and preferred sleeping under a tent and cooking on a campfire to using a civilized bed and a kitchen stove. She hiked mountains, swam in cold water, canoed through Canadian wilderness and, until the last winter, she was still on her cross-country skis every day. In addition, at the age of 62, Milada picked up brushes and became a wonderful artist.
Milada had a green thumb and surrounded herself with flowers. She pruned fruit trees in early spring, and she was particularly fond of raspberries. She exercised in the morning to the sound of Czech folksongs. A note which is still hanging on her fridge says: "Age is a matter of mind. If you don't mind, it does not matter."
Jiri SOUKUP is Milada's nephew.

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FELDMAN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-05-05 published
RICHMOND, Dorothy S. (WILLIAMS)
Passed away peacefully at Mt. Sinai Hospital on May 4, 2005, just four days short of her 89th birthday. So many of us will miss her warm smile, her gentle ways and the feisty spirit that kept her going to the end. She is mourned by her children, Franklin and Terry RICHMOND and by their spouses, Milli RICHMOND and Doug WARD, whom she embraced as children of her own. She was the very proud grandmother of Laura and Julia RICHMOND, and of Sarah and Carley RICHMOND- WARD, and recently welcomed Julia's husband Stephen FROMSTEIN into the family. She is survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Dorothy shared her life for more than 35 years with her beloved husband, Eddie, who died in 1982. Dorothy was also predeceased by her sisters, Carlotta and Helen, and by her brothers, Mac, Leonard and Murray. Her children are grateful for the kindness and devotion many have shown Dorothy in recent years
among them: Dr. Edward FELDMAN, who brought to her bedside remarkable understanding and skill for over fifty years; her nephews, Dr. Herb TANZER and Dr. Les RICHMOND, who so kindly attended at her bedside in recent years; and finally her extraordinary care givers Magdalena LINGBANAN and Helen ANDRES who helped ease Dorothy through her last years with grace and dignity. Dorothy's family also wishes to thank the staff at Mt. Sinai Hospital. Funeral Service at Beth Tzedec Synagogue, 1700 Bathurst Street (Bathurst south of Eglinton) on Friday, May 6, 2005 at 12: 00 noon. Interment at Beth Tzedec Memorial Park. Shiva at Granite Place, 63 St. Clair Avenue West, #1505. Memorial donations may be made to the Edward I. and Dorothy S. Richmond Endowment Fund c/o Mt. Sinai Hospital Foundation, 416- 586-8290.

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FELDMAN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-10-01 published
COTLER, Fay (née DUBROVSKY)
Peacefully, in her 97th year, surrounded by her loving family, on Thursday, September 29, 2005. Wife of the late Nathan COTLER. Beloved mother and mother-in-law of Irwin and Ariela. Cherished Bubby of Michal and Rafi WUNSH, Gila, Tanya and Yoni COTLER. Loving great-grandmother of Roey, Daniela and Eytan WUNSH. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Eileen and the late Louis DUBROVSKY, Harry and the late Zelda FELDMAN, the late Harry and the late Sybil DUBROVSKY, the late Sam DUBROVSKY, the late Bess and the late Bill LIGHSTONE, the late Morris DUBROVSKY. Sister-in-law of the late Fanny and the late Philip HOROWITZ, the late Morris and the late Sarah COTLER, the late Alec and the late Goldie COTLER. Special thanks to Amy, Edith and Lydia for their extraordinary care and devotion. Funeral service from Paperman and Sons, 3888 Jean Talon W., on Sunday, October 2, at 2: 00 p.m. Burial at the Nusach Hoari Congregation Cemetery, De La Savane. Shiva at 5605 Randall, Cote St Luc. Due to the Advent of Rosh Hashanah Shiva ends Monday afternoon at 4: 00 p.m. The family will be receiving visitors at home on Thursday and Friday, October 6 and 7. Contributions in her memory may be made to the "Fay Cotler Memorial Fund" c/o Mount Sinai Hospital Foundation (514) 369-2222 Local 1334 or to the "Fay Cotler Memorial Fund for Children's Rights" c/o McGill University Faculty of Law (514) 398-6604. Her passing like her life was marked by unrelenting courage, grace and dignity. She will be fondly remembered by the many whose lives she touched.

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FELDMAN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-10-22 published
CADDELL, James Lawrence (March 16, 1973-October 16, 2005)
B.A. (McGill), M.A. (Royal Military College)
Tragically at Tupiza, Bolivia. Beloved husband of Tara NEWELL. Born in Montreal, the son of Andrew CADDELL (Elaine FELDMAN) and Norma LEWIS (Tom CUMMINS,) James was raised near Ormstown, Quebec and later in Cortland, New York. A decorated soldier and United Nations peacekeeper, James was an accomplished academic and public servant who loved the outdoors, served his country, and had such concern and curiosity about the world around him that he sought to see all of it. He and Tara travelled the world and undertook humanitarian work over the past sixteen months. James was a loving grand_son to the late Philip and Elga CADDELL in summers in Kamouraska and to Ed CUMMINS and his late wife Ruth in Cortland. Brian and Cheryl NEWELL of London, and Kay NEWELL of Creemore loved him as their own. He was the best brother to Erin (Charlie,) Chris (Connie) and Siobhan KELLY, Cara and Lucy CUMMINS in the U.S. and to Emily and Jack CADDELL of Ottawa. He leaves to celebrate his life many relatives and Friends around the world. A memorial service will be celebrated in Ottawa later this month. Donations appreciated to the James Caddell Memorial Scholarship for Orphans. (www.canadianrelief.ca), a cause he cared passionately about.

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FELDMAN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-10-22 published
James CADDELL, Soldier And Adventurer (1973-2005)
Former Canadian Forces peacekeeper with a taste for adventure who did a tour of duty in Bosnia and performed tsunami-relief work in India was overcome by altitude sickness in Bolivia, writes Sandra MARTIN
By Sandra MARTIN, Saturday, October 22, 2005, Page S9
A year ago last September, James CADDELL and his wife, Tara NEWELL, left their government jobs and set off to backpack around the world. Last Saturday, having trekked through five continents, they arrived by local bus in Bolivia, the poorest country in South America. They stopped in Tupiza, famous for its chunky red mountains and salt lakes, and as the final hideout for Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.
They found a hotel, explored the market and went to a restaurant. Mr. CADDELL felt unwell at dinner and went back to the hotel. He jumped in the pool, emerging quickly because the water was so cold, and tried to warm himself in a very hot shower.
Before the night was out, and despite Ms. NEWELL's efforts to get him medical help (which included carrying her husband into a local hospital), he was dead.
She thought he had food poisoning or a virulent stomach virus. In the logistical and linguistic nightmare that followed, Ms. NEWELL managed, with help from the Canadian government, to transport his body to a hospital in La Paz, the capital. That's where she learned that her husband had died from altitude sickness, accelerated by the rapid changes in his body temperature from the swim/shower routine.
Mr. CADDELL, who was extremely fit, had survived a year-long tour in Bosnia as a Canadian Forces peacekeeper. As a couple, they were adventurous but prudent travellers who were well aware of the dangers of altitude sickness. Nine months earlier, he had suffered from altitude sickness on Mount Everest, but that was above 5,000 metres and Tupiza was below 3,000 metres.
Nobody Ms. NEWELL beseeched for help in the hotel recognized the symptoms. Even worse, there were no oxygen masks or canisters not even in the local hospital.
"In hindsight, it all seems perfectly clear. I was lying next to him while he was suffocating and I didn't know it," a heartbroken Ms. NEWELL said by telephone from La Paz.
His father, Andrew CADDELL, a senior policy adviser in the Department of Foreign Affairs, said: "James and I talked a lot about the possibility of him dying abroad as a soldier. He always said, 'If anything happens to me, I don't want people to be overwhelmed with grief because it was something I wanted to do.' And that is how I feel about this trip. He and Tara knew there were risks and they went ahead and did some wonderful things."
James Lawrence CADDELL was born on March 16, 1973, to Norma LEWIS, a journalist and communications lecturer (she covered John Lennon's "bed-in" for peace for the Montreal Gazette in 1969) and Andrew CADDELL, one of her former students at Dawson College. As a child, James grew up with his "hippy" mother in the Huntington area of Quebec near the American border and then in upstate New York with her husband, Tom CUMMINS, and five half-siblings.
James's father, who was only 20 when his son was born, went on to university and a career in government. He eventually married public servant Elaine FELDMAN, the mother of his two younger children.
At 10, James reconnected with his father. Writer Denise CHONG, who was working for Pierre Trudeau in the 1980s, remembers meeting James and thinking how well-adjusted he seemed, considering his complicated family relationships. As he grew up, James became both a centre point between his father's and his mother's family and a bridge connecting their disparate parts.
"He was our cultural and emotional centre," said Erin KELLY, his oldest sibling, by telephone from La Paz. She and her brother Chris had flown to Bolivia to help Ms. NEWELL make arrangements to bring Mr. CADDELL's ashes back to Canada.
After James graduated from Cortland High School near Syracuse, New York in 1991, he moved to Montreal to study at Dawson College and then McGill University. He also joined a reserve unit of the Royal Canadian Hussars regiment. He wanted to honour his paternal grandfather, Philip (Pip) CADDELL, a Second World War veteran, and to serve his country because he loved it so much, said Ms. NEWELL.
At McGill, he enrolled in North American studies, a cross-disciplinary program in history, economics and political science, but later switched to political science and history.
He took a year off in 1995 to train at Val Cartier and to serve in Bosnia with the United Nations peacekeeping forces. This was not a traditional assignment because there was no peace to keep. Consequently, the United Nations altered its mandate to allow soldiers to return fire if fired on and to safeguard protected zones. Mr. CADDELL was awarded the Peacekeeping Service and UNPROFOR medals.
In the summer of 1997, he was a Normandy Foundation Scholar, which meant he did a six-week tour of battlefields in northern Europe from Waterloo to the Somme to the D-Day landings in Normandy. He graduated from McGill in 1997 and spent the next year working as an intern at the Pearson Peacekeeping Centre in Nova Scotia, living with his brother Chris in Los Angeles and doing freelance work.
In 1998, he went, as a civilian, to the Royal Military College in Kingston to do a master's degree in war studies. That is where he met Tara, who was starting a master's in public administration at Queen's. Neither of them knew anybody in Kingston, but they kind "of recognized" each other from classes at McGill, said Ms. NEWELL. In fact, Mr. CADDELL knew who she was because he had worked part-time for the Student Society and she had signed his paycheques in her capacity as president.
"He was really smart, really funny and, unlike other men, he was really kind and warm and sensitive," she said -- probably because he grew up with "so many" women. "He was always looking for stability and roots," while she wanted "to break free" from the stereotypical nuclear family in London, Ontario, with two parents "who had been in love forever," the dog, the station wagon and an older brother.
They fell in love, moved to Ottawa after they graduated in 2000 and found jobs with the federal government. At the same time, he switched reserve units to the 2 Intelligence Platoon of Royal Canadian Hussars. He never became an officer and referred to himself somewhat ruefully as a "master corporal with a master's degree."
Every year, they went on a long canoe trip in Algonquin Park, with Mr. CADDELL insisting they go to the "deepest, darkest, farthest corner of the park where they wouldn't see anybody else."
In July of 2002, they married and went to Africa for six weeks on their honeymoon. They were both inspired by its diversity, but she was the one who came home with a dream of seeing the rest of the world. Mr. CADDELL came up with the savings plan (live on his salary and bank hers) to make it happen. "In our relationship, he was the strategy/ideas guy and I was the logistics/implementer. For some reason, I couldn't stop dreaming [about the trip] and he put it together for me."
After seeing Australia and Southeast Asia, they went to Nepal, where they planned to spend Christmas at the last base camp before the summit on Mount Everest. On the way up the mountain, they made a pact that, if one of them developed altitude sickness, the other would continue alone. On Christmas morning, they set off for the base camp at 5,380 metres, but Mr. CADDELL became disoriented and the Nepali guide went for help. "It was the second-hardest day of my life," said Ms. NEWELL, weeping, explaining that the six hours she spent climbing to the base camp was the longest separation they had had in two years. "I worried the whole time, but when I came back, he was fine."
The tsunamis hit South Asia the next day. They had already done some relief work in East Timor, but they wanted to do more. They spent two months as volunteers with a Canadian relief agency in the Kannyakumari district of southern India, living with children who had been orphaned by the tsunamis. "It changed everything for us," she said.
They spent hours talking about the future, his business plans, the orphans they would adopt and their schemes for making the world a better place. "James wanted to come home and be a business success, so he could spend all of his money on charity and support children around the world. I wanted to be in the field, so we had different approaches with the same objective."
In June, they flew to Brazil and travelled through Uruguay and Argentina, where they studied Spanish for six weeks. "James wanted to go home about Buenos Aires and start having children," she said, "but I wanted to go as far south as we could go first. He was willing to do it because he loved me and he knew it was my dream."
They went to Tierra del Fuego, off the tip of South America, and reversed direction. "He was obsessed with turning north," she said, adding that he was the most patriotic Canadian she had ever met and just moving in a northerly direction excited him. Yesterday, she completed the journey with his ashes.
James Lawrence CADDELL was born in Montreal on March 16, 1973. He died of altitude sickness on Sunday morning in Tupiza, Bolivia. He was 32. He leaves wife, Tara NEWELL; his mother, Norma LEWIS his father, Andrew CADDELL; and seven half-siblings. A scholarship fund to provide higher education for orphans has been set up in his name with the Canadian Relief Organization. A memorial service will be announced at a later date.

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FELDMAN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-11-14 published
ROSEN, Jack
It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Jack ROSEN at the age of 78 after a long and brave confrontation with a lengthy illness. Beloved husband of Honey ROSEN who was his constant and loyal companion, confidante and best friend throughout his life and illness. Jack cherished his three children Judy ROSEN (Chris BART,) Shelley ROSEN (Richard MOOR) and Allan (Lisa.) He was extremely proud of his twelve grandchildren, Kyle and Roberta FOSTER, Michelle FOSTER and Brent CLIFFORD and Jonathan FOSTER, Rafi and Gabriel MOOR, Matthew, Noah, Izaak, Alexander, and Max ROSEN and three step-grandchildren, Madeleine, Veronica and Miriam BART. Their amazing Zaidi was extremely delighted in celebrating the birth of his first great-grandchild, Coen FOSTER. As a doting father and grandfather, Jack provided the kind of comfort, advice and encouragement that enriched their lives and made them strong. He was the proud son of the late Israel and Rose ROSEN. Jack was born in Russia and was raised from infancy in Canada with his three sisters Eve GORDON (Jack,) Edythe BLACKSTEIN (the late Sam,) Sue FELDMAN (Mike) and his late brother, Percy ROSEN (Linda.) An accomplished businessman, Jack and his late brother Percy and brother-in-law Jack joined his late father, Israel ROSEN in the family business, I. Rosen and Sons, and built it to become one of Ontario's premier recycling businesses. One of his many accomplishments was conceiving and pioneering the now famous 'blue box' curbside recycling program which is used for curbside recycling in millions of homes around the world. For this achievement and many others, he received the first Lifetime Achievement Award from the Recycling Council of Ontario. Jack was a selfless and often anonymous benefactor for countless charitable causes and individuals. He was a past president of Beth Jacob Synagogue. He was renowned in the Kitchener community as a munificent contributor to major charitable campaigns. He became the first Jewish director of the board of a Catholic hospital in Kitchener (Saint Mary's) and was named an Honorary Director upon his retirement from the Board. Services are Monday, November 14 at 1 p.m. at Beth Jacob Synagogue, 161 Sterling Avenue, Kitchener. The Shiva will be held at 50 Blue Springs Drive, Suite 23, Waterloo. In lieu of flowers, donations to The Jack and Honey Rosen Endowment Fund, Canadian Friends of the Hebrew University, 416-485-8000 would be greatly appreciated.

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FELDMAN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-12-19 published
SEIDMAN, Joe
Peacefully in Florida on Sunday, December 18, 2005. Beloved husband of Shirlee FISHMAN. Devoted father of Allan and Fern (WENTER,) Peter and Carol (SIMAND,) Joy and Dan KUCER. Devoted Papa of Leonard and Kimberely (ROTHENBERG,) Heidi and Jonathan BARNETT, Joshua Troy SEIDMAN, Sarena SEIDMAN, Joel KUCER, Jean and Mark PASCAL and Dayna KUCER. Great grandfather of Alexandra and Mikayla SEIDMAN and Tanner BARNETT. son the late Annie and the late Sam SEIDMAN. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Leon and Selma SEIDMAN, Evelyn and Jack FELDMAN, and Francis and Frank MacKNOFSKY. He will be sadly missed by his many nieces and nephews. Sincerest thanks to Dr. Rubin BECKER and Dr. Arthur RIZZO. Funeral Service from Paperman and Sons, Montreal, 3888 Jean Talon W. on Wednesday, December 21 at 10: 45 a.m. Shiva at 49 Rugby Place, Montreal. Contributions in his honour may be made to Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, 1-877-287-3533.

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FELDMAN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-04 published
PILSMAKER, Evelyn " Chavie"
On February 3, 2005. Evelyn, beloved wife of the late Iggy. Dear mother and mother-in-law of Jerry PILSMAKER and Susie and Mark FELDMAN. Cherished grandmother of Jay, Jenn and Ryan. Survived by sister Molly WOHL and brother Harry BERNSTEIN. Predeceased by sister Gertie, brothers Chiel, Moishe, Manny and Mike. She will be sadly missed by all her family and many Friends. Funeral service will be held on Friday, February 4, 2005 at 12: 00 noon at Steeles Memorial Chapel, 350 Steeles Ave. West, Thornhill. Interment at Bathurst Lawn Cemetery, Ivansker Society section. Shiva at 4383 Bathurst Street, Apt. 502, Toronto. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 1-888-939-3333, or Baycrest Foundation, (416) 785-2875.

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FELDMAN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-13 published
FELDMAN, Samuel
Passed away peacefully on Friday, February 11, 2005 at the age of 91. Beloved husband of the late Belle FELDMAN (SLAVNER;) father of Elaine and Rick SCHWARTZ, Jacqueline FELDMAN, Nadine and Bill FUSSNER, Joyce NEWMAN and the late James FIELDS. Grandfather to Alyse, Shani and Brooke, Kimberley and Polly. Great-grandfather to Courtney and Michael. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Steeles Memorial Chapel. Please call 905-881-6003 or check online at www.steeles.org for funeral information. Shiva at 65 Skymark Ave., Ste. 201.

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FELDMAN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-03-16 published
FELDMAN, Brian, B.Sc., D.D.S.

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FELDMAN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-14 published
HENRY, Benjamin, M.D.
On Wednesday, April 13, 2005. Benjamin HENRY, beloved husband of Reva. Loving father and father-in-law of Alex and Janeth, Harriet and Alexander (Ike) GRATIAN of Moncton, and Michelle (Mikki) and Karl LANGTON. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Claire FELDMAN, Lillian and Bob LYMAN, Rita and Norman STEIN, and Ethel SCHACHAR, and the late Anne QUITT, and Morris, Milton and Laurie HENRY. Devoted grandfather of Shane and Rebecca, Alana, and Joelle HENRY and James KLEIN, Aleza, and Joshua GRATIAN, and Zoe LANGTON. At Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel, 2401 Steeles Avenue West (3 lights west of Dufferin) for service on Thursday, April 14, 2005 at 12: 00 noon. Interment Bnai Brith section of Pardes Shalom Cemetery. Shiva 355 St. Clair Avenue West No. 2001. If desired, donations may be made to the Dr. Benjamin Henry Memorial Fund c/o The Benjamin Foundation, 3429 Bathurst Street, Toronto, M6A 2C3, 416-780-0324.

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FELDMAN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-07-06 published
Action urged in heat death
By Alejandro BUSTOS, Staff Reporter
Poverty, brutal summer heat and a lack of city regulations killed a man last week, activists say. Richard HOWELL, who lived in a boarding house in the west end, "died of heat-related" causes, the Toronto Disaster Relief Committee said yesterday.
Social advocates held a news conference to demand a coroner's inquest.
An inquest would "discover how it is possible that a man can live in government-supported housing, paid for with his government disability cheque... and still die for the price of an air conditioner," said Bob ROSE, project co-ordinator for the Parkdale Activity Recreation Centre, where HOWELL used to go.
On June 29, the day HOWELL died, humidity made the temperature feel like 37°C, according to Environment Canada.
Dr. James EDWARDS, supervisor coroner for Toronto east, told the Star last week that the death of a man on June 29 "was probably related to the heat, although we can't say that definitively at this stage in our investigation." But he said he couldn't comment on any specific death when asked about HOWELL. Activists also called on the city to introduce a bylaw that would control temperatures in residential dwellings during the summer.
Councillor Mike FELDMAN (Ward 10, York Centre) said that while this bylaw may seem like a good idea, it is not feasible to refit buildings, many of them older than 50 years, with air conditioning.
"I'm trying to be realistic," the city's deputy mayor said. "Yeah, it's a nice idea. But is it economically possible? I've got a list of 70,000 people who are just waiting for social housing," he said.
With files from Paul MOLONEY

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FELDMAN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-10 published
Marco MUZZO was visionary in industry
Legendary developer enjoyed 50-year career
'His word was as good as his signature'
By Pat BRENNAN, Special To The Star, Page N2
It was 7 a.m. on a Saturday and the steady rain was into its third day.
Standing at the bottom of a deep excavation of what used to be Greenwood Race Track, Marco MUZZO was covered in mud. He was trying to find a way to get loaded dump trucks up the steep, dirt ramp that has become a river of mud.
He employed 3,500 people, was one of Canada's biggest land developers and richest citizens, but the man was fully in his element solving problems in the bottom of a mud hole.
MUZZO built many thousands of homes in southern Ontario, as well as thousands of acres of industrial and commercial buildings and it's unlikely there is a stick of lumber or a panel of drywall installed in any of those structures that didn't have its purchase order come across his desk.
And despite this kind of hands-on attention to the most ordinary of details, Marco MUZZO was considered one of this country's most visionary builders. He died earlier this week at his home after a year-long battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 73.
The mud hole at Greenwood Race Track at Queen St. E. and Woodbine Ave. became The Beach Neighbourhood, one of Toronto's most spectacular new home developments.
When MUZZO and Fred DEGASPARIS, a close friend and partner in many of his developments, launched the $200 million housing project in June 1997, it was the largest active urban renewal project in North America.
MUZZO owned a variety of companies in the development and building industry. Despite being one of the largest residential developers in the country, he was virtually unknown by consumers. Neither his name nor image appeared on any of the dozens of his companies he controlled.
"The buyers are the deciding factor and I think smart buyers mostly rely on two things -- location and the bottom line," MUZZO said in a Toronto Star interview in 2000.
Pemberton was his highrise condominium developer. It has erected dozens of large condo projects around the Greater Toronto Area since he launched the firm in the mid-'90s. The company was named after Pemberton Ave., where he erected his first highrise as the sole developer.
He once owned a large chunk of Camrost Developments, a prominent highrise developerheaded by David FELDMAN.
MUZZO operated all his firms from his office at Marel Contractors in Vaughan. Marel was the only company that hinted at his name.
Marel is one of Canada's largest drywall contractors and its name is a blending of Marco and Elio. Elio was his older brother who died in 1997 at age 75.
Elio arrived in Canada from Italy in the early 1950s from the family farm just outside Venice. After getting established in Toronto as a plasterer, he sent for his younger brother.
"When I arrived in Toronto I spent the first three months in Elio's basement building a plaster wall," said MUZZO. " When he came home at night he'd come down and check my work. Then he'd rip it down and say do it again. He wouldn't let me go to work as a plasterer until he felt I was good enough," said MUZZO.
After becoming one of Canada's largest builders, MUZZO would still talk with pride about his talent as a plasterer. He talked about the time in the early '60s when he went to help a family on Christmas morning. Their upstairs bathtub had overflowed and ruined the dining room ceiling below.
"The woman of the house was very upset because she was having her whole family over for Christmas dinner later that day and the ceiling was lying on her dining room table," MUZZO said in an interview.
"I spent much of Christmas day getting that ceiling looking good again. I could smell the food cooking in the kitchen. The ceiling had been finished with an elaborate rosette. She wanted it back and so did I. I did a good job on that ceiling," said MUZZO more than 30 years later.
MUZZO was very close to his brother Elio. Although he was one of Canada's wealthiest men, he drove his brother's old Cadillac. Elio's children wanted their dad to give up the old pickup he drove and bought him a new Cadillac. After two weeks in the Caddy, Elio wanted his old truck back because the Caddy hurt his back. So Marco took his brother's car and drove it long after his brother passed away.
"I had great respect for that man," said Mississauga Mayor Hazel McCALLION. " His word was as good as his signature. He was a tough negotiator -- just like me -- but he was fair and honest. You never had to question whether he would do what he said he would do. Marco was aware of the tiniest details. He knew everything that was happening in his empire, in every corner. Everything he did; he did well, because he had pride in his work. He leaves a great legacy."
MUZZO put together a consortium of builders to buy Mississauga's Erin Mills from Cadillac Fairview and create an award-winning community.
MUZZO had great respect for the working man too, said Ucal POWELL head of Local 27 of the International Carpenters Union and Allied Workers.
"He employed thousands of our members as carpenters and drywallers. He treated them fair. He demanded good work and if you supplied that, you got respect and you got work."
"The last time I saw Marco was on September 20 at what I think was one of his finest development achievements," said Toronto Councillor Kyle RAE. "It was at the opening of the sales office for his Uptown condo at Yonge and Bloor. After all that he has done for the fringes of the city, I was pleased to see him bringing a spectacular-looking condo to the heart of the city -- right where the two subway lines cross. It think it will be another great legacy for the man," said RAE.
"I have never respected any man more," said architect Gary WATCHORN of MBTW, a land planning firm. "He was such a visionary. He could see opportunities everywhere. He set very high standards for everyone associated with his companies, but he was also fair and compassionate."
"His death is the biggest loss to our industry ever," said Desi AUCIELLO, president-elect of the 1,400-member Greater Toronto Home Builders' Association. "He was way ahead of his time. He was a unique individual and an iconic figure. We've all heard it before that he was tough, but fair. He was old school in that his word was his bond."
Home builder and developer Tony GUGLIETTI of Townwood Homes was a close friend.
"He had such great passion for people. This city will never know all the generosity, all the quiet philanthropy he did for people, for charities, for organizations," said GUGLIETTI.
"He was the grandfather of the development industry in this city. He had more influence on development in this city over the past 50 years than anyone I know; but what a lot of people don't know is that he was also a great humanitarian."

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