GREMZE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-03-19 published
GREMZE, Egons
At the Scarborough Grace Hospital, on March 16, 2005, in his 80th year. Beloved husband of Velta. Dear father of Birtua MOROZ, Marilyn (Jeff NOSEWORTHY,) Anita WLADICHUK, and Dorothy (Ian CAMPBELL.) Egons will be sadly missed by his 10 grandchildren and by his siblings Viola and Alfons. Friends may call at the York Visitation, Chapel and Reception Centre, 160 Beecroft Road, North York (416-221-3404), on Monday, March 21, 2005 from 1 o'clock until time of Service at 2 o'clock. Interment York Cemetery.

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GREMZE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-09-29 published
BUSH- GREMZE, Velta
At the Scarborough Grace Hospital on September 28, 2005 in her 83rd year. Beloved wife of the late Egons. Dear mother of Biruta MOROZ, Marilyn (Jeff NOSEWORTHY), Anita WLADICHUK, and Dorothy (Ian CAMPBELL.) Loving grandmother of Raina, Kelly, Jeffrey, Christopher, Brandon, Raymond, Brant, Graham, Chris and Michaela. Proud great-grandmother of Tristan. She will also be sadly missed by her dear cousin Nina PLUME. Friends may call at York Visitation, Chapel and Reception Centre, 160 Beecroft Road, Toronto on Saturday, October 1, 2005 from 1: 30 p.m. until time of service at 2:30 p.m. Interment York Cemetery.

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GRENIER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-04-11 published
BAKER, Glen " Shorty"
Peacefully, at South Huron Hospital, Exeter, on Saturday, April 9, 2005, Glen "Shorty" BAKER of Dashwood, age 92. Beloved husband of Arnetta Pauline (EVELAND) BAKER of Queensway Nursing Home, Hensall. Loved father and father-in-law of Barry and Barb BAKER of R.R.#1, Vienna, Dale and Connie BAKER and Bryan BAKER all of London, Donna and Bill BISHOP of Turkey Point. Also loved by his grandchildren and greatgrandchildren. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Bob BAKER, Bill and Marg BAKER, John and Jan BAKER, Meade and Dorothy BAKER, Wanda and Adam WILSON, Betty GRENIER, Irene TINDALL, Clara and Bill BROWN, Glady and Grant McGREGOR, Bridgette BAKER, Greta BAKER, Frances GIBSON and Norm EVELAND. Remembered by his many nieces, nephews and their families. Predeceased by his son Glenn BAKER, brothers Bruce, Austin and Murray BAKER, stillborn sibling twins and parents Robert and Clara (MEADE) BAKER. Resting at T. Harry Hoffman and Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood with visitation on Tuesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday, April 13, 2005, at 11 a.m. Pastor John TREMBULAK officiating. Interment Exeter Cemetery. If desired, memorials to charity of choice would be appreciated by the family. Condolences at www.hoffmanfuneralhome.com.

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GRENIER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-06-10 published
DENOMME, Adeline Marie (née OVERHOLT)
Peacefully, at South Huron Hospital, Exeter, surrounded by her family, on Thursday, June 9, 2005, Adeline Marie (OVERHOLT) DENOMME, of Exeter, formerly Zurich, in her 84th year. Beloved wife of the late Anthony M. DÉNOMMÉ (2003.) Dearly loved mother of Bernie and Annette DÉNOMMÉ of Exeter, Evelyn and Pat REGIER of R.R.#3 Zurich, Beatie and Michael RAU of Dashwood, Elaine and George KELLER of Exeter, Larry and Debbie DÉNOMMÉ of R.R.#2 Zurich and Judy and Gerard GRENIER of Exeter. Loving grandmother of 24 grandchildren and 33 greatgrandchildren. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Marcella OVERHOLT, Mary OVERHOLT, Dennis and Roseanne OVERHOLT, Leo and Bridget OVERHOLT, Annette OVERHOLT, Yvonne OVERHOLT, Alma and Lennis REGIER, Linda and Phil REGIER and Adeline DENOMY. Predeceased by her parents Melvin and Beatrice (DENOMME) OVERHOLT, one grand_son in infancy, 6 brothers Maxime, Arnold, Edsel, George, Anthony and Phillip and one sister Gladys BEDARD and her husband Clair. Visitation in the J.M. McBeath Funeral Home, 49 Goshen St. N., Zurich on Sunday from 2-9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church, St. Joseph on Monday, June 13, 2005 at 11 a.m. Fr. Francis THEKKUMKATTIL Celebrant. Catholic Women's League prayers will be said at the funeral home on Sunday at 3 p.m. and Parish prayers at 7: 30 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to The Heart and Stroke Foundation, Town and Country Homemakers or South Huron Hospital. Condolences forwarded through www.jmmcbeathfuneralhome.com A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Adeline DENOMME.

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GRENIER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-07-12 published
CRAWLEY, Steven Frank Charles
At London Health Sciences Centre, Westminster Campus, on Monday, July 11, 2005 Steven Frank Charles CRAWLEY of Exeter in his 64th year. Beloved husband of Shirley (THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON) CRAWLEY. Loving father of Sharlene and Chris KAPP of London, Shelley and Robert WARDELL of Strathroy and Sheryl and Rick HILL of Sarnia. Cherished grandpa to Steven MOMMERSTEEG and Kailey and Robbie HILL. Loving “Pappa Steve” to Fred, Donna, Kathleen and Charlotte GREGUS. Also loved by Paul, Melissa, Quinn and Marley BOGLE. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Gayle GRENIER and Terry SASS, Bill and Mary Jane KARKHECK, Lynn KARKHECK and Bruce DOLSON, Les KARKHECK, Flo and Leo CLEAVELEY and Irma and Darryl SMITH all of Stratford and Leanna THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON of Niagara Falls. Predeceased by his mother Marie KARKHECK, mother and father-in-law Dorothy and Harold THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON and brother-in-law Larry THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON. Steve was an employee of Dashwood Industries for 30 years. Friends may call at the Hopper Hockey Funeral Home, 370 William Street, 1 west of Main, Exeter on Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the complete funeral service will be held on Wednesday, July 13t h at 1 p.m. with Bob HEYWOOD officiating. Cremation with interment Exeter Cemetery. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Mul tiple Sclerosis Society would be appreciated by the family. Condolences may be forwarded through www.hopperhockeyfh.com.

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GRENIER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-08-05 published
GRENIER, Angela (née HAFFENDEN)
After a short illness with cancer on Thursday, August 4th, 2005, at Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital, Angela GRENIER (nee HAFFENDEN) of Mount Brydges in her 49th year. Beloved mother of Tara GRENIER. Dear daughter of Opal and Rae SCOTT and predeceased by her father Arthur HAFFENDEN. Dear sister of Terry and Jean HAFFENDEN, Tessie and Cliff BEREHULA, Steve HAFFENDEN and Kay CLITHERO, Laurie and Marcel SAINT_AMOUR, Michelle and Jeff DIGMAN, Mark and Linda HAFFENDEN, Mike and Donna SCOTT, Bonnie GILLAN and Rob GERHOLD. Sadly missed by nieces and nephews: Elizabeth, Joshua, Andrew, Crystal, Shelly, Curtis, Jessica, Lee, Jamie, Robyn, Kaitlyn, Dylan, Colten, Danielle, Justin, Allan, Gareth, Luke, Sydney, Madalyn, Meghan, Luke, Jeremy, Matthew, Stephanie and Holly. Fondly remembered by greatnieces Amanda and Ashley Moore. Friends may call at the Elliott-Madill Funeral Home, Mt. Brydges on Saturday, August 6 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service to follow on Sunday at 1 p.m. with Reverend Charlie SEED officiating. Interment Mt. Brydges Memorial Gardens. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

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GRENIER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-10-24 published
WELLS, Neil Alexander
On Friday October 21, 2005, with courage, dignity and sense of humour intact, passed away after a two year battle with cancer. Beloved husband and best friend of Carrol. Survived by parents Jean and Ken DAVIDSON, brother Lou and family in Nova Scotia. Predeceased by son Tony. The most patient and loving father to Michelle (Sandro BAGGIO,) Stacy (Nick BORGONSOLI,) Christine (Dale KOZLOWSKI,) Raymond (Vicki) and Ron GRENIER, Selena, Kim and Dale. The Best "Poppa" in the World to Ashley, Travis, Cherish, Antonio, Brianna, Riley, Sofia, Isabella, Alisa and Alex. Will be missed by his mother-in-law Simone BLANCHARD. Loving brother-in-law to Pat and Tim THOMAS (Bradley,) James and Hélène BLANCHARD (Nadia and Stephanie). Neil will be missed by numerous Friends and co-workers with the London Knights. At Neil's request a Private Funeral Service will be held at the Evans Funeral Home, 648 Hamilton Rd. (451-9350), on Tuesday October 25, 2005. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences can be expressed at www.evansfh.ca A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Neil.

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GRENIER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-10-25 published
WELLS, Neil Alexander
On Friday October 21, 2005, with courage, dignity and sense of humour intact, passed away after a two year battle with cancer. Beloved husband and best friend of Carrol. Survived by parents Jean and Ken DAVIDSON, brother Lou and family in Nova Scotia. Predeceased by son Tony. The most patient and loving father to Michelle (Sandro BAGGIO), Stacy (Nick BORGONSOLI), Christine (Dale KOZLOWSKI), Raymond (Vicki) and Ron GRENIER, Selena, Kim and Dale. The Best "Poppa" in the World to Ashley, Travis, Cherish, Antonio, Brianna, Riley, Sofia, Isabella, Alisa and Alex. Will be missed by his mother-in-law Simone BLANCHARD. Loving brother-in-law to Pat & Tim THOMAS (Bradley,) James and Hélène BLANCHARD (Nadia and Stephanie.) Neil will be missed by numerous Friends and co-workers with the London Knights. At Neil's request a Private Funeral Service will be held at the Evans Funeral Home, 648 Hamilton Rd. (451-9350), on Tuesday October 25, 2005. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences can be expressed at www.evansfh.ca A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Neil

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GRENIER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-04-08 published
ADAM/ADAMS- GRENIER, Josée Marie-Laure
After a long illness, at St. Joseph's Hospital, Hamilton, on Tuesday, April 5th, 2005, in her forty-second year. Beloved wife of Mark, and loving mother to Jack. Cherished daughter of Louise. Sister to Hugh and Judith. Josée was a loving "Ma Tante" to many nieces and nephews, and Godmother to Anne-Sophie, Sarah and Pierre-Karl. Visitation will be held at Glen Oaks Chapel and Reception Centre, 3164 Ninth Line (at Dundas) 905-257-8822 on Saturday, April 9th, 2005, from 2-4 p.m. Memorial service to follow in our chapel at 4 p.m. The skies will seem empty without you in-charge, Josée. Donations in lieu of flowers to Dreams Take Flight.

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GRENIER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-04-14 published
KIRBY, John " Jack" Gerald (June 24, 1917-April 13, 2005)
Peacefully in his 88th year, on Wednesday, April 13th, 2005, at Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay, surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of Helen (KILLORAN) for 65 years. Dear father of Brian (Kathy) of Bobcaygeon, Ann Marie FIORINI (Tony) of Fenelon Falls, Jane Kirby DONAHUE (David CLEGG) of Toronto and Capetown, Mary Lou GRENIER (Ray) of Boston, Philip (Karen) of Guelph and Adele KIRBY of Port Carling. Loving Grandfather of 18 grandchildren, Peter, Suzanne, Kevin, Jennifer, David, and Jennifer (MacDonald), Stephen, Michael, Stefanie, Robert, Nancy and Phillippe, Andree, Christien, and Dylan, Emily, Rachel, Brendan. Loving Great-grandfather of 14 great-grandchildren, Anna, Olivia, Brienne, Abigail, Mark, Mathew, Madeline, Brittany, Cameron, Connor, Victoria, Avery, Evan, and James. Jack is survived by his brother Aloysius (Marianne) of California and his sister Doryne, I.B.V.M. (Loretto Sister) of Toronto, and by many loving nieces and nephews. Jack is predeceased by his brothers, Kenneth and Erle and his sisters, Ave Maria and Edna. Family and Friends will be received at the Monk Funeral Home, 6 Helen Street, Bobcaygeon (1-866-393-0063) from 7-9 p.m. Thursday and from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday. Mass of Christian Burial at Our Lady Queen of Peace Roman Catholic Church, Bobcaygeon on Saturday, April 16th, 2005 at 11 a.m. Memorial donations may be made to Ross Memorial Hospital Foundation, Lindsay or a charity of your choice. We are pleased to accept messages of condolence at www.monkfuneralhome.com

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GRENIER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-08-25 published
WHITE/WHYTE, Eleanor Mary
Eleanor's long and eventful life ended at Providence Healthcare on August 20, 2005 in her 88th year. Born in Parry Sound, Ontario on November 25, 1917, she was predeceased by sisters Leona and Adeline, brothers Charlie, Bill and Harold. She is survived and missed by her nieces Audrey CHEADLE of Owen Sound, Marie O'NEILL of Ottawa, Mary Ellen GRENIER of Toronto and Catherine BUDGEON of Annan, Ontario and many grand nieces and nephews. She will also be missed by her Friends Mary and Bryan GRAHAM, their son, Andrew, and her favourite dog and companion, Annie. In keeping with Eleanor's wishes, there will be no public visitation. Cremation has already occurred. A family remembrance service will be held at a later date when burial arrangements have been made. As an expression of sympathy, donations to Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto M4N 3M5, or Providence Healthcare Centre, 3276 St. Clair Avenue East, Toronto M1L 1W1, would be gratefully appreciated. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Murray E. Newbigging Funeral Home.

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GRENIER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-08 published
ADAM/ADAMS- GRENIER, Josée Marie-Laure
After a long illness, at St. Joseph's Hospital, Hamilton, on Tuesday, April 5th, 2005, in her forty-second year. Beloved wife of Mark, and loving mother to Jack. Cherished daughter of Louise. Sister to Hugh and Judith. Josée was a loving "Ma Tante" to many nieces and nephews, and Godmother to Anne-Sophie, Sarah and Pierre-Karl. Visitation will be held at Glen Oaks Memorial Gardens, 3164 Ninth Line (at Dundas), 905-257-8822, on Saturday, April 9th, 2005, from 2-4 p.m. Memorial service to follow in our chapel at 4 p.m. The skies will seem empty without you in charge, Josée. Donations in lieu of flowers to Dreams Take Flight.

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GRENIER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-14 published
KIRBY, John " Jack" Gerald (June 24, 1917-April 13, 2005)
Peacefully in his 88th year, on Wednesday, April 13, 2005, at Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay, surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of Helen (KILLORAN) for 65 years. Dear father of Brian (Kathy) of Bobcaygeon, Ann Marie FIORINI (Tony) of Fenelon Falls, Jane Kirby DONAHUE (David CLEGG) of Toronto and Capetown, Mary Lou GRENIER (Ray) of Boston, Philip (Karen) of Guelph and Adele KIRBY of Port Carling. Loving grandfather of 18 grandchildren, Peter, Suzanne, Kevin, Jennifer, David, and Jennifer (MacDonald), Stephen, Michael, Stefanie, Robert, Nancy and Phillippe, Andree, Christien, and Dylan, Emily, Rachel, Brendan. Loving great-grandfather of 14 great-grandchildren, Anna, Olivia, Brienne, Abigail, Mark, Mathew, Madeline, Brittany, Cameron, Connor, Victoria, Avery, Evan, and James. Jack is survived by his brother Aloysius (Marianne) of California and his sister Doryne, I.B.V.M. (Loretto Sister) of Toronto, and by many loving nieces and nephews. Jack is predeceased by his brothers, Kenneth and Erle and his sisters, AveMaria and Edna. Family and Friends will be received at the Monk Funeral Home, 6 Helen Street, Bobcaygeon (1-866-393-0063) from 7-9 p.m. Thursday and from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday. Mass of Christian Burial at Our Lady Queen of Peace Roman Catholic Church, Bobcaygeon on Saturday, April 16, 2005 at 11 a.m. Memorial donations may be made to Ross Memorial Hospital Foundation, Lindsay or a charity of your choice. We are pleased to accept messages of condolence at: www.monkfuneralhome.com

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GRENIER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-07-09 published
CARLOS, Patricia P.
Peacefully at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre, Palliative Care, on Thursday, July 7, 2005, after a struggle with cancer with her family by her side. Patricia CARLOS of Apsley, in her 74th year. Sadly missed by her husband of 51 years, Tom. Also missed by her children Thomas J. (Louise GRENIER) of Toronto, Susan SAYEWICH (Michael) of Woodbridge, Philip of Windsor and Mark of Toronto. Grandma will be remembered by Matthew, Jeffrey and Julie SAYEWICH and Paige CARLOS. Also remembered by her brother-in-law Nicholas CARLOS (Isobel) of Saskatoon and her sister-in-law Catherine KNEPP of New Hampshire, U.S.A. Predeceased by her parents Joseph and Jesse RECZEK. Friends and relatives may call at the Hendren Funeral Home, Lakefield, on Sunday, July 10, 2005 from 1-4 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held on Monday, July 11, 2005, at 1: 00 p.m. from the Coe Hill United Church. Cremation to follow. Rev. Beverley SUMBLER officiating. A reception will be held in the church hall following the service. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society as expressions of sympathy. Friends may send condolences or make donations at www.hendrenfuneralhome.com

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GRENIER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-08-05 published
GRENIER, Angela (née HAFFENDEN)
After a short illness with cancer on Thursday, August 4th, 2005, at Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital, Angela GRENIER (nee HAFFENDEN) of Mount Brydges in her 49th year. Beloved mother of Tara GRENIER. Dear daughter of Opal and Rae SCOTT and predeceased by her father Arthur HAFFENDEN. Dear sister of Terry and Jean HAFFENDEN, Tessie and Cliff BEREHULA, Steve HAFFENDEN and Kay CLITHERO, Laurie and Marcel SAINT_AMOUR, Michelle and Jeff DIGMAN, Mark and Linda HAFFENDEN, Mike and Donna SCOTT, Bonnie GILLIAN and Rob GERHOLD. Sadly missed by several nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Elliott-Madill Funeral Home, Mt. Brydges on Saturday, August 6, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to follow on Sunday at 1 p.m. with Reverend Charlie SEED officiating. Interment Mt. Brydges Memorial Gardens. Donations to the Canadian Cancer society would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

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GRENIER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-09-18 published
MAHER, Elva (née GRENIER)
Passed away peacefully with her family by her side, on Thursday, September 15, 2005 at the Guelph General Hospital, in her 89th year. Beloved wife of the late Edward MAHER. Loving mother of the late Jean NEWTON (Milton), Sharon MAHER (Michael ETCHER), and Thomas MAHER (Cynthia.) Cherished grandmother of 7 and great-grandmother of 8. Predeceased by 13 brothers and sisters. Friends will be received at the Penetanguishene Funeral Home, 155 Main Street, Penetanguishene (705) 549-3155 on Sunday, September 18 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held on Monday at Saint Ann's Church at 11 a.m. Burial at First Presbyterian Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Canadian Red Cross would be appreciated.

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GRENIER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-06 published
NOEL, Nelson George
Suddenly after a brief illness on Sunday, December 4th, 2005 at the Lakeridge Health Oshawa, at the age of 77 years. Dearly beloved husband of Lila (née BERDNT.) Loving father of Betty-Ann DELAIRE (Tim,) late Ronnie, Leo (Stacey,) Patti (Bill,) Teresa McDOUGALL (John), John (Pauline), Victor (Sherry); stepsons Roger LAJEUNESSE (Sheila,) Jerry LAJEUNESSE. Grandfather of Michael, Scottie, Justin McDOUGALL; Johnny, Jeremy, Krista NOEL; Christopher, Andrew, Matthew NOEL; Ross, Mellisa, Matthew, Cory, Victoria and Andrew NOEL; Ronald, Teresa NOEL; Roger, Nelson, Jamie, Brian LAJEUNESSE; Lisa, Wayne, Jerry, Jamie, Carrie Lyn LAJEUNESSE. Dear brother of Aline GRENIER, Jeanette PATRIE and predeceased by many brothers and sisters. Fondly remembered by very close family Friends, the Kazmerack family. Sadly missed by all his family. Friends may call at Oshawa Funeral Service "Thornton Chapel", 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Tuesday, December 6th, 2005, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Wednesday, December 7th at 1: 00 p.m. Interment to follow at Thornton Cemetery.

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GRENIS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-09-11 published
MOODY, Michael
Suddenly passed away on September 9, 2005 in his 51st year. Husband of Sharon and father of Matthew and Taylor. son of Reta and the late John MOODY. Brother of Ron (Laurie,) Peter (Karen,) Thom (Sherrie) and Neil (Kathy). Uncle to his 13 nieces and nephews. Son-in-law of Ted and Shirley GRENIS. He will be sadly missed by many family and Friends. The family will receive Friends at the McEachnie Funeral Home, 28 Old Kingston Road, Ajax (Pickering Village) 905-428-8488, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Sunday. Funeral Service to take place on Monday, September 12, 2005 at 12 p.m. following the visitation at 11: 00 a.m. at the Amberlea Presbyterian Church (1820 Whites Road, Pickering). In lieu of flowers, and should family and Friends so desire, donations to Matthew and Taylor Moody Education Trust Fund in care of Hills, Salah L.L.P. (1168 Warden Ave., Toronto M1R 2R1) would be greatly appreciated.

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GRENIUK o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-06-27 published
GRENIUK, Henryka (née GOBUCH) (1932-2005)
Passed away on June 24, 2005 at B.M.P. Cowansville Hospital at the age of 72. Loving mother to Yolanda, Irene and son-in-law Ronnie. Survived by beloved companion Zdzislaw and his daughters Linda and Nina. Known as babcia to Christopher, Stefanie and Michelle. Also survived by her sister Stella and cousins Kasik and Genia, as well as many close Friends. Viewing at the Alfred Dallaire Groupe Yves Légré inc., 7200 Newman blvd., Lasalle, Québec 514-595-1500, on Tuesday, June 28th from 2 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 10 p.m. and Wednesday, June 29th as of 9 a.m. Rosary prayers will be celebrated at 8 p.m. on Tuesday evening. Funeral services will be held at Holy Trinity Church, 1660 Center Street, Pointe St-Charles on Wednesday, June 29th at 11 a.m., followed by a short service at the Notre-Dame-des Neiges Cemetery.

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GRENKIE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-06-25 published
HONEY, Winifred H.
Peacefully, at York Central Hospital, Palliative Care Unit, on Thursday, June 23, 2005, at the age of 94. Beloved wife of the late Cecil. Loving mother of Pauline Fallis and her husband Ron. Adored grandma of Stephen GRENKIE and his wife Rhonda, and John GRENKIE and his wife Tanya. Great-grandma of Victoria, Jared, Kaitlyn, Jake, and Jeffrey. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter Yorke Chapel, 2357 Bloor St. W., at Windermere, east of the Jane subway, on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Monday, June 27, 2005 at 1: 00 p.m. If desired, donations to the Canadian Blind Mission or York Central Hospital Foundation would be appreciated.

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GRENNAN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-08-16 published
ALLISON, Ronald
Peacefully, at his home on Monday, August 15, 2005 following a brief illness. Ron ALLISON of Alexandria, Ontario, formerly of Vankleek Hill, Ontario; age 73 years. Beloved husband of the late Cecilia ALLISON (née GRENNAN.) Loving father of Ron Jr. of Alexandria and Bill (Donna) of Aurora, Ontario. Proud grandfather of Christopher, Thomas, Lindsay and Graeme. Dear son of the late Howard ALLISON and the late Annie ALLISON (née FITZGERALD.) Predeceased by his three brothers Ken (late Helen), Vernon (late Jeannine), "Fitz" (Enid) and by his sister Helena KETCH (Doug.) Relatives and Friends may call at the Munro and Morris Funeral Homes Ltd., 114 Main Street, Alexandria (613-525-2772) on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and on Thursday from 9 a.m. until the time of the Funeral. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Finnan's Cathedral, Alexandria on Thursday, August 18, 2005 at 11: 00 a.m. Interment to follow in St. Gregory's Parish Cemetery, Vankleek Hill. As expressions of sympathy, Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. Condolences may be made online at www.munromorris.com

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GRENNAN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-11-10 published
WRIGHT, Gordon L.
Peacefully, surrounded by his family at the Brantford General Hospital on Monday, November 7th, 2005, Gordon, beloved husband of Marian (née NEVILLE.) Loving father of Gordon Jr. (Gilene,) Mississauga; Brian (Lisa), Toronto; Brenda (Joe BRUBAKER), Brampton, and Beverley (Brian GRENNAN,) Brampton. Loving Grampie of Philip, Lucas, Elliot, Jonathan, Danny, Lauren, Dayna, Kevin, Ross and Dean. Dear brother of Edith BLENIS of Toronto. Gordon was a veteran of World War 2 serving with Canadian Forces in Europe and was retired after a 44 year career with the head office of the Royal Bank of Canada. The Family would like to especially thank Dr. David THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON and the nursing staff of the Brantford General Hospital for their care and kindness. The Wright Family will receive Friends at the McCleister Funeral Home, 495 Park Rd. N., Brantford, on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. with a service complete in the chapel on Thursday morning at 11: 00. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers donations to the Canadian Cancer Society in Gordon's memory would be appreciated. Mccleister (519) 758-1553 or mccleisterfuneralhome@rogers.com

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GRENVILLE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-07-16 published
PEARCE, Katherine Talbot (née FINCH- NOYES)
Passed away at Saint John's, Newfoundland, on July 11, 2005, aged 94 years. Predeceased by husband E.B. (Bill) PEARCE; sisters: Esther MANBERT and Anne (Tig) LEFEBVRE and brother Ted FINCH- NOYES. Leaving to mourn son Edward GRENVILLE (Ted) of Toronto; daughter Harriet Anne (Keith) MERCER; grandchildren: Kimberly Anne PEARCE, Lesley MERCER and Nick MERCER; great-grandchildren: Aidan and Madeleine PEARCE- HARDACRE. Private Interment has taken place. A memorial service took place at the Carnell Memorial Chapel, 329 Freshwater Road on Thursday, July 14, 2005 at 2: 00 p.m. No flowers by request. Donations in her memory may be made to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Treatment and Research Foundation. A special thanks to Edwina Kirkland and staff at Elizabeth Towers Assisted Living for years of kindness and to the caring staff of the Miller Centre, 3rd South B. To send a message of condolence or to sign the memorial guestbook, please visit www.carnells.com

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GRESDAL o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-07-19 published
MULVIHILL, Sheila Catherine
Peacefully at her home in Toronto on Sunday, July 17, 2005. Beloved daughter of Catherine and the late Brady MULVIHILL. Much loved wife of Dean GRESDAL. Loving mother of Trevor and Devlin. Dear sister of Colleen WARREN and her husband Randy. Loving aunt of Grant and Brady WARREN. Dear daughter-in-law of Gary and the late Irene GRESDAL. The family will receive Friends at the Humphrey Funeral Home - A.W. Miles Chapel, 1403 Bayview Avenue (south of Eglinton Avenue East), Toronto, from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday, July 19 and at Jackson and Barnard Funeral Home, 233 Larch Street, Sudbury, from 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday, July 20. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Thursday, July 21 at 1 p.m. at Holy Redeemer Church, 1887 Bancroft Drive, Sudbury. Interment in Warren Cemetery, Warren, Ontario. If desired, donations to the Colorectal Cancer Association of Canada, 60 St. Clair Avenue East, Suite 204, Toronto, Ontario M4T 1N5 or Hospital for Sick Children Foundation, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X8 in Sheila's memory would be appreciated.

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GRESHAM o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-04-28 published
IRWIN, John Alexander " Jack"
At Seaforth Manor on Tuesday, April 26, 2005, Mr. John Alexander (Jack) IRWIN of Clinton in his 86th year. Beloved husband of Joyce (LUSK) IRWIN. Loving father of Barbara and Edward GRESHAM of Mississauga, John and Janis IRWIN of Grimsby, Glenn and Rosemary IRWIN of Ottawa and William and Trudy IRWIN of Salford. Loved and sadly missed by 11 grandchildren Jennifer and Iain DEANS, Christine GRESHAM, Mark, Philip, Ryan, Simona, Bridget, Marilyn, Christopher, Craig and Kelsey IRWIN. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Ross and Norma IRWIN of Norwood, Wilbert and Beatrice IRWIN of Brighton, Norman and Ann IRWIN of Stratford, Marjorie BELL of Ottawa, Ada and Robert KNAPTON of Brampton and Evelyn IRWIN of Bobcaygen. Predeceased by 3 sisters Iva ZULAK, Ella RYAN and Zetta IRWIN and 4 brothers Bruce, Oscar, George and Carl IRWIN and by sisters and brothers-in-law Ethel and Edith IRWIN and Charles BELL, Aloysius RYAN and William ZULAK. Friends will be received at the Falconer Funeral Homes Ltd., 153 High Street, Clinton, Thursday from 7-9 p.m. and one hour prior to funeral service on Friday, April 29, 2005 at 1: 30 p.m. Interment Clinton Cemetery. Donations to the Clinton Public Hospital Foundation, Ontario Street United Church or Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

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GRESHAM o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-07-25 published
GRESHAM, Ralph B. " Ray"
Peacefully, on July 21st, 2005, in his 84th year, at West Parry Sound Health Centre, Parry Sound, Ontario. Ray is survived by his loving wife Jayne Watson GOWANS, son Peter Ralph and daughter-in-law France, his daughter Anne and son-in-law Gary BARLOW, his stepson Robert, his wife Karen, Douglas GOWANS, his grandchildren Jennifer and Meghan GRESHAM, Natalie and her husband David DOTEY, John BARLOW, Peter and Jessica GOWANS, and his great-grand_son Kyle DOTEY. Ray is predeceased by his first wife Jean (TODD) in 1978.
Born in Craddock, Virginia in 1921. Enlisted in September 1939 with Perth Regiment, transferred to the Royal Canadian Air Force in 1941 and was discharged in November 1945 as a Flying Officer, having completed a Tour of Operations with Coastal Command.
Graduated from McGill University in 1950 (Engineering). Retired from Canadian Johns-Manville Corporation in 1983 as Vice President and Mine Manager, Jeffrey Mine. Served on the Board of Directors of Johns-Manville Canada until February 1991.
Ray spent his retirement years between Healey Lake (summers), Naples, Florida (winters), and Toronto.
Friends may call at the Morley Bedford Funeral Home, 159 Eglinton Avenue West. Toronto (two stoplights west of Yonge Street), on Monday, July 25th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Service and committal will be held in the chapel Tuesday, July 26th at 4 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Canadian Cancer Society, Colon Cancer Research 1-888-939-3333 or charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

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GRESHAM o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-06 published
CAMPBELL, Robert Alexander " Bert"
Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps. Died peacefully at Southlake Regional Health Centre on Tuesday, April 5, 2005. Robert passed away in his 90th year. Loving husband of the late Margaret KEEN. Beloved father of Marjorie and Roy GRESHAM (Newmarket,) Douglas and Darlene CAMPBELL (Wasaga Beach) and Robert and Susan CAMPBELL (Beeton). Robert will be sadly missed by his grandchildren Cheryl PARRISH, Leslie EDWARDS (Gregory), Stacey CAMPBELL, Matthew CAMPBELL, Christopher CAMPBELL (Veronica,) Robbie CAMPBELL (Christine,) Cindy ISAAC (Kyle) and great-grandchildren, Breanne PARRISH, Victoria and Hannah EDWARDS, Joelle and Austin CAMPBELL and Taylor and Mikayla ISAAC. Friends will be received at the Taylor Funeral Home 'Newmarket Chapel', 524 Davis Drive on Wednesday, April 6, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, April 7 at 11 a.m. in our Chapel. Interment will follow at the Newmarket Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Multiple Sclerosis Society would be greatly appreciated.

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GRESSER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-07-21 published
KRAMER, Delores Elizabeth (GRESSER)
In spite of all her best efforts, Delores (Dee) succumbed to cancer on Tuesday, July 19th, 2005, just 4 days prior to her 51st birthday. At her side were her loving husband Ron Murphy, mother Wally, sisters Marianne (David O'DELL,) Lisa (David FAY,) Doreen (Spence SAUNDERS) and Karol, brothers Peter (Lynn) and Willy (Colleen) and best friend Sherri TYLER, along with nieces, nephews and many other close Friends. Delores's quick sense of humour and graciousness will be sadly missed by all those whose lives she touched in many ways. Visitation to be held at The Simple Alternative Funeral Centre - Mississauga, 1535 South Gateway Rd. (2 lights south of Eglinton at Dixie) on Thursday, July 21st from 2: 00 to 4:00 p.m. and from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Service will be held Friday, July 22nd at 10: 00 a.m. followed by interment at Assumption Cemetery, Tomken and Derry Rd. At the request of the family, in lieu of flowers, donations to the Carlo Fidani Peel Regional Cancer Centre, 2200 Eglinton Avenue West, Mississauga L5M 2N1 would be greatly appreciated.

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GRESSON o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-07-12 published
HEFFERNAN, Agnes Jane
Peacefully, at Groves Memorial Hospital, Fergus, on Monday, July 11th, 2005 in her 89th year. Beloved wife of the late Ambrose HEFFERNAN (1996.) Dear mother of Father Vincent HEFFERNAN (S.F.M.,) of Scarborough, Ed and Margaret HEFFERNAN, of Loretto, Ken and Linda HEFFERNAN, of Cambridge, Philip and Marie HEFFERNAN, of Loretto, Fran GRESSON, of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Cliff HEFFERNAN, of Owen Sound, Catherine HEFFERNAN, of Arthur, Dan and Rita HEFFERNAN, of Iron Bridge and Joseph and Bev HEFFERNAN, of Waterloo. Sadly missed by daughter-in-law, Jo HEFFERNAN, of Oakville. Loving Nana of Michael, Marie, Peter, Glenn, Mark, Louise, Laura, David, Darlene, Donna, Crystal, Paul, Jane, Anne, Dan, Chris and Clinton. Also great-grandma of Claire, Quinn, Holly, Rachel, Vicki, Stephanie, Rayanna, Kendra, Tyler, Nicholas, Jackson and Diego. Survived by sister-in-law, Bessie CURRIE, of Spring Creek. Predeceased by her son, Michael HEFFERNAN (1999) and many other family members. The family will receive Friends at the Crawford Funeral Home, 243 George Street, Arthur, on Tuesday, July 12th, 2005, from 7: 00 to 9: 00 p.m. and on Wednesday, July 13th, 2005, from 2:00 to 4: 00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Parish prayers will be said both evenings, at 7: 00 p.m., in the Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Saint John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, Arthur, on Thursday, July 14th, 2005 at 10: 30 a.m. Father Vincent HEFFERNAN celebrant. Interment, Saint John Cemetery, Arthur, to follow. Remembrances to the Scarboro Foreign Missions or Second Chance Ministries would be greatly appreciated by the family Crawford Funeral Home: 848-6872.
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GRESSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-07-12 published
HEFFERNAN, Agnes Jane
Peacefully at Groves Memorial Hospital, Fergus, on Monday, July 11, 2005 in her 89th year. Beloved wife of the late Ambrose HEFFERNAN (1996.) Dear mother of Father Vincent HEFFERNAN (S.F.M.) of Scarborough, Edand Margaret HEFFERNAN of Loretto, Ken and Linda HEFFERNAN of Cambridge, Philip and Marie HEFFERNAN of Loretto, Fran GRESSON of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Cliff HEFFERNAN of Owen Sound, Catherine HEFFERNAN of Arthur, Dan and Rita HEFFERNAN of Iron Bridge and Joseph and Bev HEFFERNAN of Waterloo. Sadly missed by daughter-in-law JoHEFFERNAN of Oakville. Loving Nana of Michael, Marie, Peter, Glenn, Mark, Louise, Laura, David, Darlene, Donna, Crystal, Paul, Jane, Anne, Dan, Chris and Clinton. Also great grandma of Claire, Quinn, Holly, Rachel, Vicki, Stephanie, Rayanna, Kendra, Tyler, Nicholas, Jackson and Diego. Survived by sister-in-law Bessie CURRIE of Spring Creek. Predeceased by her son Michael HEFFERNAN (1999) and many other family members. The family will receive Friends at the Crawford Funeral Home, 243 George St. Arthur, on Tuesday, July 12, 2005 from 7-9 p.m. and on Wednesday, July 13, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Parish prayers will be said both evenings at 7 p.m. in the Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Saint John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, Arthur, on Thursday, July 14, 2005 at 10: 30 a.m. Father Vincent HEFFERNAN celebrant. Interment Saint John Cemetery, Arthur, to follow. Remembrances to the Scarboro Foreign Missions or Second Chance Ministries would be greatly appreciated by the family. Crawford Funeral Home 519-848-6872

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GRESSWELL o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-10-25 published
RUSSELL, Susan Frances
(Retired Volunteer - Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital) Suddenly at home, Plum Point, Orillia on Saturday, October 22nd, 2005. Susan RUSSELL, beloved daughter of the late Francis and Audrey (née Mercer) RUSSELL. Loving sister of Audrey (Dee) EADES of Plum Point, Orillia and husband Howard (predeceased) and Joan (predeceased) and husband Ken GRESSWELL of Barrie. Dear aunt of Carol GRESSWELL, Kathy SMITH and Karen FORKUTZA and husband Dave, all of Barrie. Great-aunt of Jennifer, David, Gregory and Branden. The late Susan RUSSELL will rest at the Mundell Funeral Home, 79 West St. N., Orillia on Wednesday from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service in the chapel on Thursday afternoon, October 27th at 1 o'clock. Interment: St. Andrew's - St. James' Cemetery, Orillia. If desired, memorial donations to the Canadian Mental Health Association would be gratefully appreciated. Messages of condolence are welcome at www.mundellfuneralhome.com

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GRETTON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-10-03 published
GRETTON, Thomas Albert
Entered into rest, after a brave battle with cancer, at the Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay, on Friday, September 30, 2005. Thomas Albert GRETTON, in his 72nd year, was the beloved husband of Elaine HOWARTH of Woodville. Loving father of Kevan (Kim) GRETTON of Woodville, Leila (Dougal) FISH of England, Nicolas GRETTON of Meaford, Paul (Kim) GRETTON of Claremont, Michael (Sandra) GRETTON of Bradford, Christopher RATCLIFFE of Woodville and Megan GRETTON of Woodville. Dear brother of Victor, Peter, Francis, Tessa and Sonja, all of England. Dearly remembered by grandchildren Chris, Scott, Ryan, Nicole, Jessie, Samantha, Justin, Leason, Benjamin, Samantha, Charlotte, Jacqueline, Laura Jane, Karolyn, Kirstie and Danielle. Predeceased by one sister Eileen. Friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service at Peniel United Church (Hwy. 46 at Peniel Road, south of Woodville), on Wednesday, October 5, 2005 at 2: 00 p.m. Interment of cremated remains at Smiths Cemetery. As a remembrance, donations to the Chemotherapy Clinic at Markham Stouffville Hospital or the Palliative Care Unit at Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay, would be appreciated by the family.

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GRETZKY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-12-21 published
Phyllis GRETZKY, Hockey Mom (1941-2005)
As the mother of a superstar, she deserved full credit as the one who did all the driving, tended the skates and got everyone to the rink on time, writes Sandra MARTIN. 'She's always been the toughest in the family'
By Sandra MARTIN, With files from Canadian Press, Wednesday, December 21, 2005, Page S7
Ashy, private woman, Phyllis GRETZKY preferred to let her husband, Walter, share in the limelight that surrounded their son, hockey legend Wayne GRETZKY. Both parents drove their kids to hockey practice, watched them play and encouraged them, but Mrs. GRETZKY preferred to live quietly in the home that she and her husband bought more than 40 years ago in Brantford, Ontario
"The truth is, Phyllis deserves just as much credit as me," Walter GRETZKY said about his wife in the early 1980s. "Hockey has been a full-time job for her since Wayne was 5. She was the one who's done all the driving, picked up sticks, got skates sharpened, juggled schedules and everything else while I went to work every day."
She consented to chat with a journalist in a Brantford arena in 1982. She was wearing blue jeans and a parka, smoking a cigarette and holding a cup of coffee to keep warm. "I think we are just a normal family.... We haven't really changed," she said, referring to her eldest son's career in the National Hockey League. "It's nice that he made it after all the talk that he was too small, too slow, and everything else. He's really shown people he can do it."
Her son respected her in return. "Throughout my career, she was in the background but she was the glue," he said when Mrs. GRETZKY was diagnosed with lung cancer last year. "She's always been the toughest in the family."
Both Mrs. GRETZKY and her husband were heavy smokers. He has attributed the nearly fatal stroke he suffered in 1991 at least partially to his addiction to nicotine.
All her children came home on the weekend after Mrs. GRETZKY's condition worsened. She was admitted to hospital last Thursday suffering from pneumonia.
"This has definitely been hard on everybody," her son Glen GRETZKY told the Brantford Expositor after his mother died on Monday night. "It's been a long 10 months and this is a very sad day."
Phyllis HAWKIN was born and raised in Paris, Ontario, but her parents, whose heritage was British, came from Queenston Heights and can claim Sir Isaac BROCK, a hero of the war of 1812, as an ancestor. A popular, attractive and strong-willed girl who loved to party and was known to sneak out of her parents' house after they had gone to bed, she met Walter GRETZKY at a wiener roast at his family farm near Brantford when she was 15 and he was 18. She was with another boy, but "I didn't let that stop me," Mr. GRETZKY wrote in his autobiography, Walter GRETZKY: On Family, Hockey and Healing.
They dated at the Calico Kitchen, a drive-in where you ordered food -- including foot-long hot dogs -- through a speaker, then ate it in the car. Phyllis, who was a good athlete and loved playing softball, watched Walter play hockey for the Woodstock Warriors Junior B team.
They married in 1960 in the Anglican church in Paris, and moved into a rented apartment in Brantford and then into a house with a large flat backyard, specially chosen for its potential as a homemade hockey rink. Mrs. GRETZKY's future as a hockey mom was set when Wayne, the first of her five children, was born on January 26, 1961. He was less than a year old when Mrs. GRETZKY's other great asset -- her stoicism -- came into play.
Walter was working as a lineman for Bell Telephone when a cable snapped, broke his safety helmet, fractured his skull and left him in a coma. Mrs. GRETZKY was told to expect the worst, but he survived. He was off work for 18 months, and remains deaf in his right ear.
By the time Wayne was 2, he was skating on the backyard rink that his father would flood in the middle of the night when the temperature plummeted. At 6, he scored his first goal. According to Walter, she worried about her son skating, practising his moves and shooting a puck around long after dark. What would the neighbours think of a family who would let a 6-year-old skate until 10 at night? The neighbours soon had more than bedtime to think about as Wayne became first a local and then a national sensation, scoring 27 goals at 7, 196 goals at 9 and 378 at 10.
By then, Mrs. GRETZKY was busy with her daughter Kim, who was born in 1963, son Keith (1967) and son Glen (1969), and was pregnant with her youngest son, Brent. If she was a hockey mom, her husband was the ultimate hockey dad. He acknowledged that he once vetoed new curtains for the living room in favour of hockey skates for the boys.
And when she was about to give birth to their youngest child, Walter left her alone while he went to watch Wayne skate in a minor hockey championship, thinking his wife and nature would wait until he got back. Instead, he arrived home to find that his wife was in hospital. According to Mrs. GRETZKY, he walked into her room in the maternity ward and said, "We won, we won!" To which she replied, "It's a boy, Walter."
Life wasn't all hockey rinks and trophies. Glen was born with two club feet and, while both parents worried, it was usually Mrs. GRETZKY who made the many trips to Toronto's Hospital for Sick Kids for the surgery and other treatments.
Wayne left home at 14 to play hockey, but the family remained extremely close. For their 25th wedding anniversary in 1985, Wayne bought his parents a blue Cadillac. He'd tried on several occasions to buy them a new home, but they refused. They were proud of their son, but they didn't want to trade on his celebrity status. They did eventually put an addition on the house with their son's help, and they allowed their daughter-in-law Janet to give them a pool in the same backyard that Walter had flooded every year to make a hockey rink.
After Walter's father died in 1988, Phyllis invited her husband's sister, Ellen, who suffered from Down syndrome, to live with them. "I was so relieved," Walter said later, "when Phyllis agreed to take her in to live with us, and grateful -- it's a lot of hard work to deal with Ellen... you have to be committed to do it day after day, year after year."
A quiet, unassuming woman, Mrs. GRETZKY "looked after the house and the kids," as she once said. "Wally went to work and looked after the finances. I never had to write a cheque until after his stroke."
That stroke, a brain aneurism that burst on October 13, 1991, the day before her 50th birthday, changed their lives drastically. "My mum was really the pillar of strength who pulled everyone through," Wayne GRETZKY said about the years of therapy and rehabilitation.
Phyllis GRETZKY was born in Paris, Ontario, on October 14, 1941. She died in hospital in Brantford, Ontario, on Monday of lung cancer complicated by pneumonia.
She was 64. She is survived by her husband, Walter, five children and 12 grandchildren. The funeral will take place on Thursday morning at 10: 30 at Grace Anglican Church in Brantford.

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GRETZKY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-12-23 published
Quiet matriarch kept GRETZKYs together
Hundreds of players, fans and strangers attend funeral of 'a great lady'
By Tara BRAUTIGAM, Canadian Press, Friday, December 23, 2005, Page S3
Brantford, Ontario -- Against a life full of triumph, Wayne GRETZKY mourned one of his greatest losses yesterday, bidding farewell to the quiet matriarch who kept his celebrated family together.
"People in Canada knew her as a hockey mother, but we knew her as just a wonderful person," GRETZKY said, holding back tears in a touching eulogy to his mother, Phyllis.
The Anglican funeral service drew hundreds of players, fans and strangers to this southwestern Ontario city of about 90,000 people.
Phyllis, a mother of five and grandmother of 13, was a beacon her children sought in times of need, the 44-year-old hockey icon said.
"If we got in trouble and needed to get out of trouble, we went to our mother," GRETZKY said.
"She cherished the moments she had, not only with her kids, but with her grandchildren. Her eyes used to light up each and every day if she got a phone call from a grandchild, a note, a letter or a gift."
As he spoke to the crowd, a few of whom were brought to tears, GRETZKY looked around at the packed pews.
"We know our mother now is not in pain," said GRETZKY, the first-born son. "She's a tough lady that endured a lot over the last six months physically. She's pain-free now."
Phyllis, 64, died on Monday in hospital. Her children were with her at the end of her year-long battle with lung cancer.
GRETZKY's father, 67-year-old Walter, stood up and hugged his son after the eulogy.
Phyllis's legacy of love for her family was as an example for all to follow, Archdeacon Jim SUTTON said.
"Thank you, God, for giving us people like Phyllis to show us that it's possible to live that way," SUTTON said.
A number of hockey heavyweights, including National Hockey League commissioner Gary Bettman and hockey superstar Paul Coffey, attended the service at the Grace Anglican Church.
The service ended with Sarah McLachlan's song I Will Remember You and a video montage of family highlights -- clips depicting Phyllis's time as a newlywed and as a proud mother clinging to Wayne's arm at his wedding.
Escorted by his wife, Janet, GRETZKY and the rest of his family followed Phyllis's casket, draped in a white shawl, to its burial.
"It was a great service for a great lady," former GRETZKY teammate Shayne Corson said afterward as church bells rang.
"What else can you say on a tough day like today? It's a sad day for everybody, but they're a strong family, a close family. They'll get through it all."
The mayor of Brantford, a city where GRETZKY's name graces hockey arenas and flags flew at half-mast yesterday, called it a dark day.
"This whole city is in mourning," Mike HANCOCK said. "We all feel we lost a family member."
Phyllis will continue to be looked up to by generations of hockey mothers and National Hockey League hopefuls lacing up skates on frigid Saturday mornings, Hockey Canada president Bob NICHOLSON said.
"Moms are a huge part of the game of hockey," NICHOLSON said. "There's a lot of moms that take their kids to the rinks and make sure they get up on time, and Phyllis is sort of the ideal mom in this country."
GRETZKY, the executive director of the Canadian Olympic hockey team, wasn't in Vancouver on Wednesday for the announcement of the lineup that will play in Turin, but he will resume his duties with the team in January, NICHOLSON said.
The National Hockey League's career leading scorer also put his coaching career with the Phoenix Coyotes on hold last week after his mother's health took a downturn.

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GREVE o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-06-15 published
COLE, Maxwell " Max"
Suddenly at Grey Bruce Health Services Wiarton on Monday, June 13th, 2005. Maxwell James COLE of R.R.#1 Shallow Lake (Parkhead) in his 17th year. Cherished son of Jim and Janice (née DICK.) Devoted brother of Erin, at home. Much loved grand_son of Maxine and Jim COLE, of R.R.#1 Annan, Marie and Vic DICK, of Leamington and great-grand_son of Dorothy COLE, of Shallow Lake. Special nephew of Jamie and Rob GREVE, of Owen Sound; Tim and Maddalena COLE, of Courtice; Teresa and Stuart GHENT, of Mount Forest and Jerry DICK, of Saint John's, Newfoundland. Cousin of Bobbie, Keegan, Samantha, Ben, Danielle, Cole and Jordyn. Sadly missed by many great-aunts and uncles. Predeceased by his great-grandparents Abe and Tina DICK, Donald COLE, and Phyllis and Max McKINNON and his uncle Leonard DICK. He will always be remembered for his fun-loving, compassionate and caring spirit. "Walking on the Sunny Side of Life." Friends may call at the Thomas C. Whitcroft Funeral Home and Chapel on Thursday from 2: 00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7: 00 to 9:00 p.m.. A Celebration of Max's Life will be conducted from Shallow Lake Community Church on Friday at 2 o'clock. Rev. Robert GATES officiating. Interment in Boyd Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, donations to the Max Cole Bursary for Physically Challenged Youth or the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Canada would be greatly appreciated. An Oak tree will be planted at the funeral home in memory of Max. Condolences may be expressed on-line at www.whitcroftfuneralhome.com
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GREVE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-09-14 published
GREVE, Kathleen Joan Parker
In loving memory of a dear wife, mum and nan, who passed away two years ago Sunday, September 14, 2003. We've picked some red roses for you They've come right from our hearts They'll remind you that we love you We'll be together always We'll never ever part. Forever in our hearts. Roy, Pam, David, Alan and families.

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GREVEN o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-07-07 published
GREVEN, Maudie (née DE PUTTER)
Suddenly, with her children at her side, at Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital, Burlington on Tuesday, July 5, 2005, at the age of 88. Beloved wife of the late George GREVEN. Loving mother of Carol and her husband Dan of Toronto and John and his wife Cathy of Burlington. Much loved grandma of Jamie, Katie, Jeremy, Jennifer and Elizabeth. Dear sister of Ollie and her husband Maurice of Glencoe and Connie of Salmon Arm, British Columbia. Especially missed by Nancy as well as all her other nieces and nephews. Visitation at Smith's Funeral Home, 485 Brant Street (one block north of City Hall), Burlington (905-632-3333) on Saturday, July 9, 2005 from 12: 30 until time of Service in the Chapel at 1:30 p.m. Interment at Maple Leaf Cemetery in Chatham on Monday, July 11, 2005 at 1 p.m. If desired, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be sincerely appreciated by the family. www.smithfh.com

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GREVILLE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-05-14 published
GREVILLE, Phyllis (née PRATT)

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GREVILLE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-08-11 published
HARTLEY, Margaret Elizabeth (née PIKE)
At Shaver Hospital, St. Catharines on Friday, August 5, 2005 in her 92nd year. (Longtime faithful member of Wesley Mimico United Church, United Church Women and 30 years with Red Cross). Beloved wife of the late James HARTLEY. Dearly loved mother of Thomas of London, England, Kathleen of St. Catharines, and Stephen and wife Jeannine of Newmarket. Loved grandmother of Philip, Damien and Denise. Great-grandmother to Katie and Ty. Dear sister to Barbara GREVILLE and husband Russ of Kingston, and the late Lloyd and Doug PIKE. Mrs. HARTLEY will also be lovingly remembered by nieces, nephews and their families. A memorial service in Mrs. HARTLEY's honour will be held on Saturday, August 13, 2005 at the G.H. Hogle Funeral Home, 63 Mimico Ave., Toronto at 1 p.m. Reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Salvation Army would be gratefully appreciated. Condolences and donations may be made to www.hoglefuneralhomes.com

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GREWAL o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-25 published
TIESSEN, John E.
Suddenly, at the Etobicoke General Hospital on Sunday, January 23, 2005. John TIESSEN dearly beloved husband of Lorraine TIESSEN (née SHEPPARD.) Dear father of Danica and her husband Kyle GREWAL, Sharon and her husband Nevin BAUMAN/BOWMAN, Monica and her husband Doug KING and Allan. Loving and proud grandfather of Nathanial, Nicolas, Michael, Chelsea, Lucas, Charleigh, Denaka and Kennedy. Dear brother of Erna, Eric and Otto. Special uncle of Heather, Brian, Jeffrey, David, Sarah, Richard, Eric and the late Lori. John will be lovingly remembered by all of his family and Friends. Resting at the Newediuk Funeral Home, Kipling Chapel, 2104 Kipling Ave., Etobicoke (two blocks north of Rexdale Blvd.) from Wednesday 2 p.m. -4 p.m. and 7 p.m. -9 p.m. followed by cremation.

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GREXTON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-08 published
GOUGH, Norman R. Jr.
Suddenly at St. Michael's Hospital on Friday, February 4, 2005, in his 55th year. Beloved son of Norman Sr. and the late Evelyn. Survived by brother Randy and sister Sandy and her husband Bob GREXTON. Beloved uncle of Adrienne (Peter) and Jason (Jennifer) and great-uncle of Brendon. Friends may call at the Lynett Funeral Home, 3299 Dundas St. W. (east of Runnymede) on Wednesday from 10-11 a.m. Funeral service in the chapel at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at Beechwood Cemetery. In memory of Norman, a donation to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.

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GREYSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-11-28 published
SAMPSON/SAMSON, Robert J. " Paddy"
(retired Canadian Broadcasting Corporation television producer/director/executive producer)
On Thursday, November 24, 2005, of complications arising from a chronic lung illness. Paddy was born in Belfast, Ulster, June 18 1926, and raised 12 miles along the road in Holywood. Jim, as his mother Jean and father Bob called him, lied about his age and joined the Royal Navy at 15, spending most of World War 2 on ships in the Pacific where he was nick-named "Paddy"; the name stuck. A post-war career as a stage lighting director in London and in rep theatre around England made him a natural for a career at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. He started in 1952 as a stage hand, quickly moved up through the ranks of what were the beginnings of a new medium, and finally claimed variety shows as his own. He was a brilliant director who had a special knack with stars and coaxed great performances from the talent and crews alike. He retired from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in 1985 leaving a gap never bridged. The acclaimed opening and closing ceremonies of the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary which involved a cast of thousands was his last great omnibus event. Paddy was a great reader; he rose before dawn to digest ideas and facts before he even considered breakfast. Nothing gave him more pleasure than arguing the details of history and yet he was the most agreeable of men. For Bette LADEROUTE, his wife and pal of 36 years, the loss is immeasurable. Paddy, who has lived in Port Hope for the last six years, is predeceased by his parents, his brother Jack, also a television director, and his niece Christine SAMPSON/SAMSON. He will be greatly missed by his sister Elizabeth STEFFEN (Malcolm GREYSON,) sister-in-law Christel SAMPSON/SAMSON, nieces Shanty STEFFEN and Carol SUTHERLAND, nephew Robert SAMPSON/SAMSON, ten great nieces and nephews and his many Friends. A private family service will be held in Port Hope and plans for a good old Irish wake will be announced in the New Year.

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GREYSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-11-28 published
SAMPSON/SAMSON, Robert J. " Paddy"
(Retired Canadian Broadcasting Corporation television producer/director/executive producer) On November 24, 2005, of complications arising from a chronic lung illness. Paddy was born in Belfast, Ulster, June 18, 1926, and raised 12 miles along the road in Holywood. Jim, as his mother Jean and father Bob called him, lied about his age and joined the Royal Navy at 15, spending most of World War 2 on ships in the Pacific where he was nick-named "Paddy"; the name stuck. A post-war career as a stage lighting director in London and in rep theatre around England made him a natural for a career at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. He started in 1952 as a stage hand, quickly moved up through the ranks of what was the beginnings of a new medium, and finally claimed variety shows as his own. He was a brilliant director who had a special knack with stars and coaxed great performances from the talent and crews alike. He retired from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in 1985 leaving a gap never bridged. The acclaimed opening and closing ceremonies of the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary which involved a cast of thousands was his last great omnibus event. Paddy was a great reader; he rose before dawn to digest ideas and facts before he even considered breakfast. Nothing gave him more pleasure than arguing the details of history and yet he was the most agreeable of men. For Bette LADEROUTE, his wife and pal of 36 years, the loss is immeasurable. Paddy, who has lived in Port Hope for the last six years, is predeceased by his parents, his brother Jack, also a television director, and his niece Christine SAMPSON/SAMSON. He will be greatly missed by his sister Elizabeth STEFFEN (Malcolm GREYSON,) sister-in-law Christel SAMPSON/SAMSON, nieces Shanty STEFFEN and Carol SUTHERLAND, nephew Robert SAMPSON/SAMSON, ten great-nieces and nephews and his many Friends. A private family service will be held in Port Hope and plans for a good old Irish wake will be announced in the New Year.

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