GASS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-03 published
KING, Marcella " Marce"
Passed away peacefully at the Highbourne Life Care Centre on Friday, December 2nd, 2005, in her 89th year. Loving wife of the late Bill. Loving mother of Jean (Gary) NICHOLSON, Garfield (Wynnfred) and Trudy Lee (Larry) GASS. Dear grandmother of Murray, Darlene, Nicholas, Candice and great-grandchildren Aynsley and Brett. Sister of Mary David and Violet SMITH. Marce will be missed by Kenny, Brenda (Joe), Linda (Jason), Angel, Gwen, Shannon and Jennifer. Friends may call at the Ward Funeral Home, 2035 Weston Rd. (north of Lawrence Ave.), Weston on Monday from 1: 30 p.m. until time of service at 2: 30 p.m. Interment Prospect Cemetery. If desired, donations to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated.

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GASSIEN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-10-24 published
RICHARDSON, Donald Arthur
Passed away peacefully at Centenary Health Centre (former resident of Seven Oaks Home for the Aged), on Saturday, October 22, 2005, in his 83rd year. Beloved husband of Barbara for 59 years. Loving father of Fran (Neil BLACKLOCK) and Jill HICKS (Bill.) Uncle of Richard BURT (Ros) and Dyanna GASSIEN (Ron.) Donald was an accomplished chef who taught food services for many years at York Humber High School. Donald was an enthusiastic bridgeplayer and an avid golfer who was a member of Whitevale Golf Club. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements entr usted to Humphrey Funeral Home - A.W. Miles Chapel, Toronto. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario, 1920 Yonge Street, 4th Floor, Toronto, Ontario M4S 3E2.

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GASSIEN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-10-24 published
RICHARDSON, Donald Arthur
Passed away peacefully, at Centenary Health Centre (former resident of Seven Oaks Home for the Aged), on Saturday, October 22, 2005, in his 83rd year. Beloved husband of Barbara for 59 years. Loving father of Fran (Neil BLACKLOCK) and Jill HICKS (Bill.) Uncle of Richard Burt (Ros) and Dyanna GASSIEN (Ron.) Donald was an accomplished chef who taught food services for many years at York Humber High School. Donald was an enthusiastic bridge player and an avid golfer who was a member of Whitevale Golf Club. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to Humphrey Funeral Home - A.W. Miles Chapel, Toronto. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario, 1920 Yonge Street, 4th Floor, Toronto, Ontario M4S 3E2.

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GASSLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-09-18 published
AUCOIN, Donald John " Donny"
Suddenly at the Trillium Health Centre, Mississauga on Saturday, September 17, 2005 at the age of 44 years. Beloved son of Lorraine and Patrick AUCOIN. Dear brother of Brian and his wife Ali of Amhurstburg, Ontario and Charlene GASSLER and her husband Rob of Mississauga. Devoted Uncle Donny of Jake, Abby, Bailey, Cameron and Olivia. Donny will be missed by many Friends, especially all those he was associated with through his years of coaching hockey. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter "Peel" Chapel, 2180 Hurontario Street, Mississauga (Hwy. 10 N of Queen Elizabeth Way) from 7-9 p.m. Monday and from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, September 21, 2005 at St. Christopher's Church, 1171 Clarkson Rd. N., Mississauga, (time not confirmed). For those who wish, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or to the Canadian Diabetes Association.

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GASTEIGER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-08-09 published
GASTEIGER, William
Passed away peacefully on Sunday August 7, 2005 at the age of 61. Adored husband of Marie, beloved father and best friend of Karen and David, cherished son-in-law of Ana and life long friend of Peter and Maureen LITTLEJOHN and family. Bill was a devoted husband and father with a passion for jazz, playing hockey, and spending quality time with family and Friends at the summer home in Ocean City, Maryland. Bill retired early from the Ontario Ministry of Correctional Services as a Director of Human Resources in 1989 and enjoyed life to the fullest. Special thanks to Dr. Rashida HAQ, Dr. Dory ABOSH, Dr. SHIPPER, Mark HENDERSON, Shirley, Donna, Richard, Michelle, Connie and the entire staff of dedicated caring professionals of the Oncology team at St. Michael's Hospital. Visitation will be held at Neweduk Funeral Home - "Mississauga Chapel", 1981 Dundas St. W., Mississauga, Ontario on Wednesday, August 10 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Thursday August 11 at 10 a.m. Donations may be made in Bill's name, to Dr. Rashida Haq - St. Michael's Hospital Foundation, 30 Bond Street, Toronto M5B 1W8 (416-864-5887). Neweduk Funeral Home 905-828-8000

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GASTON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-02-16 published
SLOANE, Edith N. (née LIZMORE)
At Grand River Hospital, Kitchener, Ontario, on February 14, 2005, aged 92 years, as a result of complications following a stroke. Beloved mother of Carole HACKBART (William) of New Dundee, and dear grandmother of Melissa ANDREW (John) of Kingston, and Joslyn GASTON (Mark) of Waterloo. Edith was a loving great-grandmother (G.G.) and tea party hostess for Jack GASTON, Liam ANDREW, and Emma GASTON. She will also be missed by her nephews and particularly by her caring niece, Ann LANDERS. Edith was predeceased by her husband, David W. SLOANE, parents Annie and John LIZMORE, brother John, George, and Bert LIZMORE, her sister Kathleen WOOD, and an infant daughter. During her ninety years in London, Ontario, Edith was a longtime member of Wesley-Knox United Church, and a devoted contributor to the United Church Women. Following a private interment, Friends may gather on Thursday, February 17th, from 2: 30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Reception Centre of the A. Millard George Funeral Home, (located on the southeast corner of the parking lot) 60 Ridout Street South, London. If desired, her family would appreciate that memorial donations be directed to The Alzheimer Society of Kingston, to support the establishment of a Friendly Visitor Program to improve the lives of older adults living in the community. 175 Rideau Street, Suite 201, Kingston Ontario, K7K 3H6 (613) 544-3078.

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GASTRELL o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-08-10 published
GASTRELL, Clarke Frank
Mr. Clarke Frank GASTRELL of Red Deer, passed away at the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre on Friday, August 5, 2005 at the age of 79 years. Clarke was born on July 2, 1926 at Weston, Ontario. He met his wife, Norma GLASSFORD in High School and they were married on September 7, 1945, when Clarke returned home after having served in the Navy. Clarke and Norma had two children and lived in several locations in Eastern Canada before moving west to Red Deer. They were just one month short of celebrating their sixtieth wedding anniversary. Clarke's career was with various companies in the aeronautical, petrochemical, agricultural, automotive and Public Service. Clarke held the position of President of the Purchasing Management Association of Canada in 1975-1976. He was a man of high standards and had a very strong work ethic, as well as a good sense of humor that we will all miss, along with his long! stories. He always promoted equal and just treatment for all people and in his later years, worked as an advocate for better health care. Clarke played hockey and baseball in his younger years. Later he became an avid golfer and was fortunate to have hit a hole-in-one in 1993. Clarke was a voracious but very selective reader. He recently became a member of the Wild Rose Harmonizers which provided enjoyment as well as a challenge. Clarke will be very sadly missed but lovingly remembered and forever cherished in the hearts of his family and many Friends. Clarke leaves to mourn his loss, his loving wife, Norma of Red Deer, his daughters, Glenda (David) PEDERSEN of Ste. Anne de Bellevue, Quebec and Paula (Lyle) REHN of Red Deer, his eight grandchildren, who were a constant source of pride and joy, Jennifer-Anne, Vibeke, Abraham, Kristen, Kaylah, Lainie, Gaige and Tanner, and his precious great granddaughter, Siena, born March 2005, who had a very special place in his heart. Clarke will also be sadly missed by his sisters, Lorna DABBS of Prince George, British Columbia and Lois FOLLIOTT of Scarborough, Ontario, as well as numerous other family members and dear Friends. Clarke was predeceased by his parents, Frank and May and sisters, Jean, Marion and Thelma. At the family's request, there will be no formal funeral service. Cremation entrusted to the Central Alberta Crematorium, Red Deer, Alberta. A Family Scattering of ashes will take place from the top of Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, close to the home Clarke and Norma built there. If desired, Memorial Donations in Clarke's honour may be made directly to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 101, 5208 - 53rd Avenue, Red Deer, Alberta, T4N 5K2. A Memorial Tree in Clarke's honour will also be planted. Condolences may be for warded to the family at www.eventidefuneralchapels.com Service and Cremation Providers: Eventide Funeral Chapels 4820 - 45th Street, Red Deer. Phone 347-2222. 'Downtown Red Deer'

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GASTRELL o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-10-19 published
FOLLIOTT, Lois Evelyn (née GASTRELL)
It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of Lois FOLLIOTT at the age of 85 into the loving arms of her Saviour Jesus, on October 17th, 2005. Lois was a wonderful giving force as daughter, sister, wife, mother-in-law, grandmother, greatgrandmother and friend. She was born in Weston on October 15, 1920, dear daughter of the late Frank and Gertrude GASTRELL. She was predeceased by her siblings, Jean, Marion, Thelma and Clarke. Her sister Lorna DABBS lives in Prince George, British Columbia. Lois' beloved husband Ken died in 1998. She will be sadly missed by her children Wendy (Tom HAMILTON), Bill (Sandy), Betsy (John MALLANY), Jane (predeceased), Larry (Linda) and John (Natalie). Grandma was cherished by her 11 grandchildren Jay, Tammy, Brian, Kim, John Paul, Crystal, Robert, Matthew, Sydney, Michael and Amy and by 3 great grandchildren Quinn, Kelsi and Molly. Lois will be best remembered for her love of family. Her determination and sense of humour made her a constant source of strength for all who knew her. 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 Thursday, October 20th. The funeral service will be held in the chapel on Friday, October 21st at 11 o'clock. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the National Ovarian Cancer Association or charity of your choice.

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GASTRELL o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-11-28 published
GASTRELL, Norma Eloise (née GLASSFORD)
Dearest Mum, Nana, sister, sister-in-law and friend, Norma Eloise GASTRELL (née GLASSFORD) passed away at the Valley Park Manor Nursing Home, Red Deer on Monday, November 21, 2005 at the age of 78 years. Norma was born on June 5, 1927 in West Toronto, Ontario. Though shy and quiet by nature, she had a heart of gold and a warm smile. Norma worked as a dental assistant, then as a telephone operator for Bell, before marrying her high school sweetheart, Clarke, when he returned from the war. They lived in various cities in Ontario, Quebec and Manitoba, before moving west in 1996. Norma was happiest when working in her garden, taking the dog for long walks, teaching Sunday School, doing crafts with the children, volunteering at the neighbourhood school, cross country skiing on Mont St. Hilaire and attending dance recitals or school concerts to watch her grandchildren. She loved to sew and knit until her arthritis worsened. Norma's lemon meringue pies were the best, as were her delicious butter tarts, even if they had been sent by mail to Montreal!! Norma and Clarke especially liked the walking trails in and around Red Deer. Her grandchildren meant so very much to her and she always wanted to know of their accomplishments and adventures. She always looked for ward to visiting and being visited by Friends, family and relatives. Norma will be sadly missed but lovingly remembered and forever cherished in the hearts of her family and Friends. Norma leaves to mourn her loss her daughters, Glenda (David) PEDERSEN of Ste. Anne de Bellevue, Quebec and Paula (Lyle) REHN of Red Deer; her eight grandchildren, Jennifer-Anne, Vibeke, Abraham, Kristen, Kaylah, Lainie, Gaige and Tanner, and her precious great granddaughter, Siena. Norma will also be sadly missed by her brother and sisters, Lionel (Eileen) GLASSFORD, Shelburne, Ontario, June (Stuart) MARTIN, Toronto, Ontario, Meryl (Stan) SLINGER, Guelph, Ontario, and sister-in-law, Lorna DABBS, Prince George, British Columbia, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Norma was predeceased by her beloved husband of fifty-nine years, Clarke, in August of this year, sister, Lenore WESTBROOK and brother, Leonard GLASSFORD. At the family's request, there will be no formal Funeral Service. Cremation entrusted to the Central Alberta Crematorium, Red Deer, Alberta. In the summer of 2006, Clarke and Norma's ashes will be scattered from the top of Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, close to the home they built there years ago. If desired, Memorial Donations in Norma's honour may be made directly to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 101, 5208 53rd Avenue, Red Deer, Alberta, T4N 5K2. The family would like to sincerely thank the staff at the Valley Park Manor Nursing Home for the kind and loving care Mum received, Dr. Rigby for his ongoing care and concern for both Mum and Dad, and the staff on Unit 22 at the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre where they both had spent a considerable amount of time in the last year. Norma died of a broken heart...from her heart condition and from losing Clarke in August. Our hearts are now so heavy without having them here, but we know they're together again. 'We love you so much' Condolences may be forwarded to the family at www.eventidefuneralchapels.com Cremation Providers: Eventide Funeral Chapels 4820 - 45th Street, Red Deer Phone (403) 347-2222 Downtown Red Deer

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GASTRELL o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-08-10 published
GASTRELL, Clarke Frank
Of Red Deer, Alberta, passed away at the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre on Friday, August 5, 2005 at the age of 79 years. Clarke was born on July 2, 1926 at Weston, Ontario. He met his wife, Norma GLASSFORD in High School and they were married on September 7, 1945, when Clarke returned home after having served in the Navy. Clarke and Norma had two children and lived in several locations in Eastern Canada before moving west to Red Deer. They were just one month short of celebrating their sixtieth wedding anniversary. Clarke's career was with various companies in the aeronautical, petrochemical, agricultural, automotive and Public Service. Clarke held the position of President of the Purchasing Management Association of Canada in 1975-1976. He was a man of high standards and had a very strong work ethic, as well as a good sense of humour that we will all miss, along with his long! stories. He always promoted equal and just treatment for all people and in his later years, worked as an advocate for better health care. Clarke played hockey and baseball in his younger years. Later he became an avid golfer and was fortunate to have hit a hole-in-one in 1993. Clarke was a voracious but very selective reader. He recently became a member of the Wild Rose Harmonizers which provided enjoyment as well as a challenge. Clarke will be very sadly missed but lovingly remembered and forever cherished in the hearts of his family and many Friends. Clarke leaves to mourn his loss, his loving wife, Norma of Red Deer, his daughters, Glenda (David) PEDERSEN of Ste. Anne de Bellevue, Quebec and Paula (Lyle) REHN of Red Deer, his eight grandchildren, who were a constant source of pride and joy, Jennifer-Anne, Vibeke, Abraham, Kristen, Kaylah, Lainie, Gaige and Tanner, and his precious great-granddaughter, Siena, born March 2005, who had a very special place in his heart. Clarke will also be sadly missed by his sisters, Lorna DABBS of Prince George, British Columbia and Lois FOLLIOTT of Scarborough, Ontario, as well as numerous other family members and dear Friends. Clarke was predeceased by his parents, Frank and May and sisters, Jean, Marion and Thelma. At the family's request, there will be no formal funeral service. Cremation entrusted to the Central Alberta Crematorium, Red Deer, Alberta. A Family Scattering of ashes will take place from the top of Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, close to the home Clarke and Norma built there. If desired, memorial donations in Clarke's honour may be made directly to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 101, 5208 - 53rd Avenue, Red Deer, Alberta, T4N 5K2. A Memorial Tree in Clarke's honour will also be planted. Condolences may be forwarded to the family at www.eventidefuneralchapels.com Service and Cremation Providers: Eventide Funeral Chapels 4820 - 45th Street, Red Deer, Alberta Phone 403-347-2222.

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GASTRELL o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-10-19 published
FOLLIOTT, Lois Evelyn (née GASTRELL)
It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of Lois FOLLIOTT at the age of 85 into the loving arms of her Saviour Jesus, on October 17th, 2005. Lois was a wonderful giving force as daughter, sister, wife, mother-in-law, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. She was born in Weston on October 15, 1920, dear daughter of the late Frank and Gertrude GASTRELL. She was predeceased by her siblings Jean, Marion, Thelma and Clarke. Her sister Lorna DABBS lives in Prince George, British Columbia. Lois' beloved husband Ken died in 1998. She will be sadly missed by her children Wendy (Tom HAMILTON), Bill (Sandy), Betsy (John MALLANY), Jane (predeceased), Larry (Linda) and John (Natalie). Grandma was cherished by her 11 grandchildren Jay, Tammy, Brian, Kim, John Paul, Crystal, Robert, Matthew, Sydney, Michael and Amy and by 3 great-grandchildren Quinn, Kelsi and Molly. Lois will be best remembered for her love of family. Her determination and sense of humour made her a constant source of strength for all who knew her. 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 Thursday, October 20th. The funeral service will be held in the chapel on Friday, October 21st at 11 o'clock. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the National Ovarian Cancer Association or charity of your choice.

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GASTRELL o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-11-27 published
GASTRELL, Norma Eloise (née GLASSFORD)
Dearest Mum, Nana, sister, sister-in-law and friend, Norma Eloise GASTRELL (née GLASSFORD) passed away at the Valley Park Manor Nursing Home, Red Deer on Monday, November 21, 2005 at the age of 78 years. Norma was born on June 5, 1927 in West Toronto, Ontario. Though shy and quiet by nature, she had a heart of gold and a warm smile. Norma worked as a dental assistant, then as a telephone operator for Bell, before marrying her high school sweetheart, Clarke, when he returned from the war. They lived in various cities in Ontario, Quebec and Manitoba, before moving west in 1996. Norma was happiest when working in her garden, taking the dog for long walks, teaching Sunday School, doing crafts with the children, volunteering at the neighbourhood school, cross country skiing on Mont St. Hilaire and attending dance recitals or school concerts to watch her grandchildren. She loved to sew and knit until her arthritis worsened. Norma's lemon meringue pies were the best, as were her delicious butter tarts, even if they had been sent by mail to Montreal!! Norma and Clarke especially liked the walking trails in and around Red Deer. Her grandchildren meant so very much to her and she always wanted to know of their accomplishments and adventures. She always looked forward to visiting and being visited by Friends, family and relatives. Norma will be sadly missed but lovingly remembered and forever cherished in the hearts of her family and Friends. Norma leaves to mourn her loss her daughters, Glenda (David) PEDERSEN of Ste. Anne de Bellevue, Quebec and Paula (Lyle) REHN of Red Deer; her eight grandchildren, Jennifer-Anne, Vibeke, Abraham, Kristen, Kaylah, Lainie, Gaige and Tanner, and her precious great-granddaughter, Siena. Norma will also be sadly missed by her brother and sisters, Lionel (Eileen) GLASSFORD, Shelburne, Ontario, June (Stuart) MARTIN, Toronto, Ontario, Meryl (Stan) SLINGER, Guelph, Ontario, and sister-in-law, Lorna DABBS, Prince George, British Columbia, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Norma was predeceased by her beloved husband of fifty-nine years, Clarke, in August of this year, sister, Lenore WESTBROOK and brother, Leonard GLASSFORD. At the family's request, there will be no formal Funeral Service. Cremation entrusted to the Central Alberta Crematorium, Red Deer, Alberta. In the summer of 2006, Clarke and Norma's ashes will be scattered from the top of Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, close to the home they built there years ago. If desired, memorial donations in Norma's honour may be made directly to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 101, 5208-53rd Avenue, Red Deer, Alberta, T4N 5K2. The family would like to sincerely thank the staff at the Valley Park Manor Nursing Home for the kind and loving care Mum received, Dr. Rigby for his ongoing care and concern for both Mum and Dad, and the staff on Unit 22 at the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre where they both had spent a considerable amount of time in the last year. Norma died of a broken heart... from her heart condition and from losing Clarke in August. Our hearts are now so heavy without having them here, but we know they're together again. "We Love You So Much" Condolences may be forwarded to the family at www.eventidefuneralchapels.com Cremation Providers: Eventide Funeral Chapels, 4830 - 45th Street, Red Deer. Phone 403-347-2222. "Downtown Red Deer"

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