LABADIE o@ca.on.kent_county.wallaceburg.wallaceburg_courier_press 2005-04-20 published
DEIGHTON, Charles Donald
Charles Donald " Don" DEIGHTON a resident of Wallaceburg and Pine Lake Campground in Bayfield passed away on Wednesday, April 13, 2005 in his 64th year. Don was a retired press operator from Chamberlain-Mercury Printing and he was an active member in the Knights of Columbus. Loved son of Mary Louise (NADEAU) and the late Charles Edward DEIGHTON. Beloved husband of Jane Anne (GORMELY.) Loving father and father-in-law of Delynne and Tom MARLATT of Mitchell's Bay, Susan and Martyn WILLIAMS of Corunna and Brian and Sonia of Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta. Dear grandfather of Brandon, Daryn, Matthew, Rhys, Bryn, Kent, Roan and Nikhil. Brother and brother-in-law of Darlene and Ron HETHERINGTON of Wallaceburg and the late baby Henrietta. Friends called at the Haycock-Cavanagh Funeral Home, 409 Nelson Street (at Elgin), in Wallaceburg from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Friday. The funeral mass was concelebrated by Fr. Greg BONIN & Fr. Dennis WILHELM on Saturday, April 16, 2005 at Holy Family Church at 11 a.m. The family placed the pall on the casket. Don's son Brian delivered the eulogy. The grandchildren were flower bearers. The pallbearers were Pete HENSEL, Terry RABIDEAU, Don LABADIE, Don ROSE, Rick VYNCKIER and Jerry COVENY. The interment followed at Riverview Cemetery. If desired, remembrances to The Last Chapter Book Fund at the Victorian Order of Nurses may be left at the funeral home. 519-627-3231.

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LABADIE o@ca.on.kent_county.wallaceburg.wallaceburg_courier_press 2005-05-18 published
VROMAN, Tamara " Tammy" (née ARMSTRONG)
Mrs. Tamara (Tammy) VROMAN a resident of Wallaceburg passed away on Thursday, May 12, 2005 at C.K.H.A. "Sydenham Campus", in Wallaceburg at the age of 55. Tammy was born in Chatham and was a daughter of the late George ARMSTRONG and the late Hilda LABADIE. She had resided in Wallaceburg all of her life and was an employee of Solus Manufacturing in Wallaceburg. Beloved wife of Willie VROMAN. Dear mother and mother-in-law of Sherry and Pat McGUIRE of Woodstock and Cindy and Ron WATSON of Wallaceburg. Sadly missed by 5 grandchildren. Kind sister and sister-in-law of Steve ARMSTRONG, Nicole and Brent HUNTER and Georgette and Jim KADA. Daughter-in-law of Regina (Courteau) VROMAN. Dear niece of Pearl FOSTER, Loretta MARTIN, Dianne DEDRICK and Sandra IRWIN. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. The late Tamara (Tammy) VROMAN rested at the Eric F. Nicholls Funeral Home, 639 Elgin Street in Wallaceburg until Monday, May 16, 2005 when funeral services were held in the chapel of the funeral home at 11 a.m. with Fr. Greg BONIN, Celebrant. Cremation to follow and the interment of ashes will take place at a later date. As an expression of sympathy donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation may be left at the funeral home. As a living memorial a tree will be planted in Nicholls Memorial Forest in memory of Tamara (Tammy) VROMAN.

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LABADIE o@ca.on.kent_county.wallaceburg.wallaceburg_courier_press 2005-06-15 published
BELANGER, Armintha " Minnie" (née KNIGHT)
Armintha "Minnie" BELANGER a life long resident of Wallaceburg passed away on Thursday, June 9, 2005 at the Chatham Kent Health Alliance "Sydenham Campus" in Wallaceburg, at the age of 81 years. She was born in Wallaceburg and was a daughter of the late James and Ethel (MILLER) KNIGHT. Beloved wife of the late Art BELANGER (1985.) Loving mother and mother-in-law of Carrol and Dale GILBERT of Wallaceburg, Brenda and Silvo BASIACO of Chatham and Larry BELANGER and Carolyn of Wallaceburg. Sadly missed by 8 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. Kind sister and sister-in-law of Sarah BURRIS, Donald and Irene KNIGHT, Nancy LABADIE, Art and Janet KNIGHT and Joyce ROUGOOR. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her sister Rose IRWIN, two brothers Norm KNIGHT and Clarence KNIGHT and a great grand_son Reid STERLING. The late Armintha "Minnie" BELANGER rested at the Eric F. Nicholls Funeral Home, 639 Elgin Street, Wallaceburg until Saturday, June 11, 2005, when the funeral service was celebrated in the chapel of the funeral home at 11 a.m. with Reverend Jim MILLER, officiating. Flower bearers were Alyda VAN DAMME and Sandra GREGUS. Pall bearers were Terry STERLING, Crystal MITCHELL, Mario BASIACO, Steven BASIACO, Paul BELANGER and Ryan BELANGER. Interment was in Riverview Cemetery, Wallaceburg. As an expression of sympathy donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation may be left at the funeral home. As a living memorial a tree will be planted in the Nicholls Memorial Forest in memory of Armintha "Minnie" BELANGER.

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LABADIE o@ca.on.kent_county.wallaceburg.wallaceburg_courier_press 2005-06-22 published
HALPIN, William Henry
William Henry HALPIN of Petrolia passed away at Blue Water Health C.E.E. Site on Tuesday, May 31, 2005 in his 79th year. Loving husband of Marjorie (LABADIE) HALPIN of Petrolia. Beloved step father of Paul, Randall, Robert and Scott MODDE all of British Columbia, Janice BROIDIOI of Wallaceburg and Stephen MODDE of Sarnia. Survived by his brother Earl of Saint Thomas as well as many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his step-son Allan MODDE, his sisters Mary, Edith and Leonard, step brother Chester and Jim GOLDER. Cremation has taken place. Memorial donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or C.E.E. Site Petrolia would be greatly appreciated. Stewart Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements.

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LABADIE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-04-10 published
ROBERTSON, Beatrice Ellen (LABADIE)
Beatrice Ellen (LABADIE:) 89 years on Friday, April 8, 2005 at the Meadows Manor in Wheatley. Beloved wife of the late Mercer (1978.) Dear mother of Leona and her husband Howard (Bob) SIMPSON of Corunna. Loving grandmother of Andrew SIMPSON and wife Jennifer, Renee and husband Rick MORDEN, Karen and husband Tom HARRISON, and Cheryl SIMPSON. Great grandmother to Natalie and Tricia SIMPSON, Ashley and Kristy MORDEN, Megan, Kelley, and Valerie HARRISON. Also survived by sisters Stella DROUILLARD of Windsor and Verjie FLEENOR of Mead, Oklahoma. Predeceased by a sister Dorothy CHAPEAU, brother Rufuss, Dan, and Harvey LABADIE, and sisters-in-law Ada STADDON and Anne HEDLEY. Sister-in-law to Ken and Betty ROBERTSON of Wheatley and dear friend to Shirley COLENUTT, Pearce and Bea PLATO, and Debbie SIMPSON. Also survived by several nieces and nephews.
Beatrice was a member of the Wheatley Friendship Club, the Imperial Order of the Eastern Star Chapter #21, the Royal Canadian Legion Br.#324 Wheatley, and the Royal Canadian Legion Ladies Auxiliary Br.#84 Leamington. Visiting at the Hammond Funeral Home, 17 Little Street South, Wheatley (825-7741) on Sunday from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service from the funeral home on Monday, April 11, 2005 at 1: 30 p.m. Interment Erie Cemetery, Wheatley. Memorial donations made by cheque to the Canadian Cancer Society, the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the charity of your choice would be appreciated. Royal Canadian Legion Service Sunday 7: 00 p.m.

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LABADIE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-10-28 published
FIELD, M. Roberta
A resident of London and formerly of Ridgetown, M. Roberta FIELD died on Thursday, October 27, 2005 at Parkwood Hospital, London at the age of 86. Born in Mersea Township, daughter of the late John K. and F. Audrey (THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON) BRADFORD. Beloved wife of the late Gerald P. FIELD (1971.) Loving mother of Geraldine and her husband William CLARK of Chatham, Mary MICK of London, Liz and her husband David ELEYONICH of Ancaster and Ruth and her husband Rev. Tim JOYCE of Blenheim. Dear grandmother of Cheri and Ernie JENKINS, Peter and Jennifer MICK, Adam MICK and his fiance Monica MURRAY, Paul MICK, Sarah LABADIE- JOYCE and Ashley JOYCE. Great-grandmother of Ernie Jr. and Derek Jenkins and Jeremiah and Joshua MICK. Sister fo Audrey and Bud GRAHAM of Windsor, Walter and Lois BRADFORD of Essex, Charles and Lillian BRADFORD of North Bay and the late James BRADFORD (1965.) Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Roberta was a volunteer at Marian Villa, London for many years. Family will receive Friends at the Funeral Home, 76 Main Street, East, Ridgetown, on Friday from 2: 00-4:30 p.m. and 7:00-9:00 p.m. Parish Prayers will be offered at the McKinlay Funeral Home on Friday at 8: 00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 29, 2005 from St. Michael's Catholic Church, Ridgetown with Reverend Fr. Martin JOHNSTON, Celebrant. Interment of Cremated Remains in Evergreen Cemetery, Blenheim at a later date. Donations, made by cheque, to Cancer Society, Heart and Stroke Foundatin or Charity of Choice appreciated. Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com

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LABADIE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-12-28 published
CHAUVIN, Marguerite (née BELLEMORE)
Peacefully at Parkwood Hospital, London, on Tuesday December 27, 2005, Marguerite CHAUVIN, age 89 formerly of Chatham, beloved wife of the late Ernest CHAUVIN (1994.) Born in Stoney Pointe in 1916, daughter of the late Ida (DUFRENE) and Edward BELLEMORE, Marguerite once worked at Steadman's Department Store and was a member of Le Club d'age d'or in Grande Pointe. Dear mother of Theresa ARTHUR and her husband Ken of London, Lawrence CHAUVIN and his wife Marilyn of Thamesville and Kenneth CHAUVIN and his wife Sandy of Cedar Springs. Mother-in-law of Art PROVOST of Chatham. Sister-in-law of Kay BELLEMORE of Windsor. Sadly missed by grandchildren: Diane DOUGLAS/DOUGLASS, Raymond PROVOST, Debbie BALASIN, Nancy LABADIE, Cheryl FRYSCOK, Dan CHAUVIN, Rick CHAUVIN, Justine CHAUVIN, Taylor CHAUVIN and Jennifer SHUFELT. Great-grandmother of Raymond, Brandie, Rachelle, Michelle, Lisa (Steve NORDIN,) Jill, Cassandra, Katrina, Erik, Ethan, Avery, Alicia, Devin, Hope, Kyle, Lennon, Colin, Jenna and Terry and great-grandmother of Adam, Makai, Serenity and Tyler JOSEPH. Also sadly missed by Cecile CHAUVIN of Chatham, Keith SHUFELT of London and several nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by a daughter Delores PROVOST and an infant son of Lawrence and Marilyn's, Dan CHAUVIN. Friends and relatives may call at the Hinnegan-Peseski Funeral Home, 156 William Street South, Chatham from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Thursday December 29, 2005 where Parish Prayers will be offered at 3: 00 pm on Thursday. Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated on Friday December 30, 2005 at 10: 00 am in St. Ursula's Church. Burial will be in St. Anthony's Cemetery. Donations to The Diabetes Association or The Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Online condolences welcomed at www.peseski.com

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LABADIE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-08-04 published
HENRICKSEN, Eleanor Ward (née SOUTHIN)
On August 1, 2005, in her eighty-third year. Norie is survived by her husband of sixty-two years, Chris; her two sisters, Madam Justice Mary SOUTHIN and Adrienne DRUMMOND- HAY; and her three daughters, Martha LABADIE, Susan FISHER (Gordon,) and Mary HENRICKSEN (Peter C. GZOWSKI.) She leaves behind loving grandchildren Paul CRAIG (Deidre), Chris CRAIG, Nicholas FISHER, and Lulu GZOWSKI, and great-grand_son, Kaiden CRAIG. She was predeceased by her son, John. No service or flowers by request.

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LABADIE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-08-05 published
HENRICKSEN, Eleanor Ward (née SOUTHIN)
On August 1, 2005, in her eighty-third year. Norie is survived by her husband of sixty-two years, Chris; her two sisters, Madam Justice Mary SOUTHIN and Adrienne DRUMMOND- HAY; and her three daughters, Martha LABADIE, Susan FISHER (Gordon,) and Mary HENRICKSEN (Peter C. GZOWSKI.) She leaves behind loving grandchildren Paul CRAIG (Deidre), Chris CRAIG, Nicholas FISHER, and Lulu GZOWSKI, and great-grand_son, Kaiden CRAIG. She was predeceased by her son, John. No service or flowers by request.

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LABARBERA o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-21 published
SISLER, Jean
(Long-time employee of Ontario Hydro and Office Specialty). Peacefully, at her residence in Newmarket, on Wednesday, April 20, 2005, in her 76th year. Beloved sister of Mary, Florence, Gert (Mrs. Jack VERNON,) and the late Audrey and Helen. She will be lovingly remembered by her nieces Dawn (Mrs. Pat LABARBERA) and Wendy (Mrs. Bill GALE;) grand-nieces Shannon and Heather; and long-time friend Gloria CROTIN. Friends may call at the Roadhouse and Rose Funeral Home, 157 Main St. South, Newmarket from 7-9 p.m. Saturday. A celebration of Jane's life will be held in the Chapel on Sunday at 2 p.m., followed by interment of cremated remains at Zion Cemetery, Zepher. Memorial donations to St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Heart and Stroke Foundation, or the charity of your choice would be appreciated.

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LABARGE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-05-07 published
MAXWELL, Joanne Alexander (née VAN CAMP)
Beloved wife of the late Gordon Douglas MAXWELL of Midland. Mother of Karen Joanne MAXWELL and Denise Patricia LA BARGE, husband of Armand LABARGE. Daughter of the late Annie TOOLE and Alexander VAN CAMP. Joanne is survived by her sister Grace SCOTT, and predeceased by sisters Eileen SOMERS, Lyla EAKLEY, and Jessie ARMSTRONG. Joanne passed away peacefully, at Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay, on Friday, May 6, 2005, after a brief illness, and with her family by her side. Joanne will be resting at the Nicholl's Funeral Home, 330 Midland Avenue, in Midland, Ontario, on Monday, May 9, 2005 from 11: 30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m., immediately followed by a Service in the Chapel. Burial to follow at the Lakeview Cemetery. Joanne was a talented interior decorator and served as the Office Manager for G.D. Construction Company. She enjoyed travelling and cards and will be greatly missed by her family and Friends.

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LABARRE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-03-19 published
BAIRD, Patricia Ann (née ROBBINS)
Passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 17, 2005, in her 90th year. Predeceased by her husband Harold Wilson BAIRD. Daughter of the late John and Mabel ROBBINS. Cherished mother of Joan Baird DEMOE, Maureen LABARRE, Daniel BAIRD (Nancy), Carol DEMOE, John BAIRD (Janice,) Kathy WEBB (Ernie,) Elizabeth BAIRD (David CLARK.) Predeceased by sons-in-law Ron DEMOE, Marcel LABARRE, Irie DEMOE and daughter-in-law Katie BAIRD. Beloved sister of Alix GRIFFITH, Kay ROGERS, Bernadette SULLIVAN, Bernice TAILOR/TAYLOR, Joan HAYDEN, and the late Sheila ELLENSON and John ROBBINS. Devoted grandmother of 33, great-grandmother of 55 and great-great-grandmother of 4. Beloved sister-in-law of Norma CLARK, Audrey LEWIS and Rita BAIRD. Devoted best friend of Bernice FISHER. Friends may call at the Oshawa Funeral Service "Thornton Chapel", 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Sunday, March 20 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at Holy Family Catholic Church (91 Ribblesdale Dr., Whitby) on Monday, March 21 at 10: 30 a.m. Cremation to follow. Patricia will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by all those whose lives she touched. Patricia's love for life is an inspiration to all who are privileged to love her. Special thanks to nurses Heather, Kathy and doctors at the Whitby Home Dialysis Centre, caregiver Julie and home nurse Todd. In memory of Patricia, donations may be made to the Lakeridge Health - Whitby Dialysis Unit.

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LABATT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-06-12 published
WEIL, John
At the Tillsonburg District Memorial Hospital on Friday, June 10, 2005, John WEIL a longtime resident of Tillsonburg and area was called home to be with the Lord in his 92nd year. Beloved father of John and his wife Viola of London. Dear grandfather of Mary WEIL and David WEIL and his partner Manuela GOBBATO, all of Toronto. John is predeceased by his wife Katharina (1988), his brothers Heinrik and Joseph of Hungary. He is survived by his sister-in-law Kati and two nephews. John will be missed by his Friends, especially Helen. The family will receive Friends and family at Ostrander's Funeral Home, 43 Bidwell St. Tillsonburg on Sunday, June 12, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service for John will be held at St. Peter's Lutheran Church Rhineland on Monday, June 13, 2005 at 2: 00 p.m. Pastor L. LABATT officiating. Interment Tillsonburg Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made (payable by cheque) to the Parkinson Foundation or to a charity of one's choice. Personal condolences may be sent to www.ostrandersfuneralhome.com

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LABATT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-06-27 published
ROSS, Weir
Peacefully and surrounded by his family at his home in Toronto on Saturday, June 25, 2005. Beloved husband of Judy. Loved father of Currie (William), Douglas and Christopher. Special Papa of Aiden, Quinn, Ross, Jude, Ethan and Pascale. He will also be greatly missed by Rob LABATT, Tony LABATT, Yves and Gill. Dear brother of Jim ROSS and the late Bob ROSS. Weir was born in Montreal, attended L.C.C. and took the advertising world by storm with his unique creativity. His move to Toronto, love of food and entertaining, brought him to his passion, the restaurant business. He owned many restaurants starting with 18 years at the helm of Barberian's (establishing it as a Toronto landmark) and most recently ownership of Il Fornello on Elm which he just renamed '35 Elm'. His other passions included his family, time spent with grandchildren, his childhood family place in Lac des Isles, Quebec and the cottage on Lake Rosseau, Muskoka. We are very grateful for the care and support given by his many Friends. We would like to thank the Temmy Latner Centre, especially Dr. Russell GOLDMAN, for the dignified care given to Weir at the end of his life. The family will receive Friends at the Humphrey Funeral Home - A.W. Miles Chapel, 1403 Bayview Avenue (south of Eglinton Avenue East), from 5-8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 29. A service will be held at Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Road, on Thursday, June 30 at 11: 00 o'clock. In lieu of flowers, donations in Weir's memory to the Temmy Latner Centre for Palliative Care, 700 University Avenue, 3rd Floor, Suite 3000, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1Z5, would be greatly appreciated.

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LABBE o@ca.on.simcoe_county.barrie.the_barrie_examiner 2005-08-10 published
Man dead, mother clinging to life after head-on crash
By Chris SIMON, Wednesday, August 10, 2005
A 31-year-old woman is in serious condition, while her seven-month-old son escaped without injury following a two vehicle collision on Highway 400 about 11 a.m. yesterday.
Alliston resident April SOBISCH was airlifted to Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Sciences Centre in Toronto with serious injuries, after her silver Pontiac Grand Prix collided with a white Jeep Cherokee near the Dunlop Street on ramp. The driver of the Cherokee, 67-year-old Huntsville resident George LABBE, was pronounced dead at Royal Victoria Hospital.
LABBE was driving southbound in the northbound lanes of the highway when the accident occurred. The vehicle was allegedly traveling in the inside lane, at a rate of speed that kept up with southbound traffic, said Donna TONN, who passed LABBE's vehicle moments before the collision.
“I don't know what speed he was going, but he wasn't going slow,&rdquo she said. “Nobody's ever going to know what he was thinking. But when I saw him, he had to have realized he was going the wrong way. He never slowed down going past us.&rdquo
Traffic was routed off the highway as police investigated the collision. The Jeep sat crushed on the highway's centre guard rail, while the Grand Prix's door sat surrounded by shards of glass in the middle of the northbound lanes. The baby's white child seat sat underneath the guard rail.
People watched from the Anne and Dunlop Street bridges, others from behind a rusting metal fence.
The baby was transported to Royal Victoria Hospital for precautionary measures. He was later picked up by his father at the hospital, said Ontario Provincial Police Constable Julia McCUALT.
“The seven month old boy, because his car seat was properly installed, had no injuries,” she said. “The baby's okay.
I'm amazed this baby survived and there was no harm. That was the nice news today."
The car seat was properly installed, turned backwards in the back seat of the vehicle. Once the child reached about 20 pounds or one year old, the child seat can be turned around, said McCUALT.
“When the baby's strong and the neck is stronger, the child can be turned around, but still in the back seat,” she said. “That's when the child's best protected.&rdquo
However, it is not yet known why LABBE was traveling southbound in a northbound lane.
“He got himself turned around and the collision resulted,” said McCUALT. “No indication of (the reason) yet. The investigation is ongoing.&rdquo
The collision closed all three northbound lanes and one southbound lane on the highway for at least four hours.
A post mortem to determine LABBE's cause of death will be conducted at Royal Victoria Hospital today.

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LABBE o@ca.on.simcoe_county.barrie.the_barrie_examiner 2005-08-19 published
Teenager killed in Hwy. 400 crash
By Bob BRUTON, Friday, August 19, 2005
A teen driver was killed and two of his three passengers seriously injured in a car crash Thursday morning on the southbound ramp of the Highway 400 extension, just north of Barrie.
Scott BRETT, 18, of Uxbridge died at the scene. Nicolas CORBETT, 20, Andrew WARD and Kyle TURNER, both 18 -- also all from Uxbridge were taken to Barrie's Royal Victoria Hospital by ambulance.
CORBETT and WARD were later airlifted to Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Sciences Centre in Toronto with serious injuries. CORBETT is now listed in good condition, WARD in fair condition. TURNER is listed in fair condition at Royal Victoria Hospital.
After seeing a blue 1998 Chevrolet Cavalier down the right-hand side embankment along the tree line at the scene, a tractor-trailer driver called 911 Emergency at about 4: 11 a.m.
“They obviously lost control on the ramp,” said Const. Tom EDGAR of Barrie Ontario Provincial Police, who also said there is no indication that alcohol was a factor.
Ontario Provincial Police say the Cavalier crashed through the guardrail -- taking out four of its posts but not the metal cables went down an embankment and slid into a stand of trees.
One was broken off and only a stump remained, while some smaller trees were splintered or sheared off by the vehicle.
Police say three of the four, and possibly all of the car's occupants, were not wearing seat-belts.
“They (the ones not wearing seat-belts) were ejected before the car hit the trees. All of the occupants were (found) on this side of the road,” said Const. EDGAR, gesturing toward the crash site. “One was on the bank, the other two between here and the bush.&rdquo
Markings made by investigators at the scene indicate the Cavalier was in the ramp's left-hand lane, crossed over to the right and then went through the guardrail.
The car is a write-off. Its front window peeled back, its roof and sides crushed. Firefighters used the Jaws of Life to remove one of the doors.
Highway 400's southbound extension was closed for the Ontario Provincial Police investigation at 4: 30 a.m. and re-opened at 11: 30 a.m. Motorists were rerouted to Forbes Road and onto Highway Investigators are asking anyone who witnessed the crash to call Ontario Provincial Police at 726-6484 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
Mounting Death Toll
• George LABBE, 67, of Huntsville died the morning of August 9 after his Jeep Cherokee collided with a Pontiac Grand Prix driven by April SOBISCH, 31, of Alliston. LABBE was travelling south in the northbound lanes of Highway 400 in Barrie. SOBISCH is recovering in a Toronto hospital. Her infant son, Owen, wasn't injured. Ontario Provincial Police are investigating.
• Melissa GOMEZ, 21, of Toronto died last Friday evening in hospital after the GMC Envoy she was a passenger in rolled as it entered the southbound lanes of Highway 400, just south of Highway 89, and was struck by another vehicle.
Ontario Provincial Police say none of the Envoy's four occupants, including GOMEZ, were wearing seat-belts.

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LABBE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-01-10 published
NEUERT, Peter
On Saturday, January 8, 2005, with his family by his side, Peter, in his 73rd year. A longtime resident and builder in Oakville. Beloved husband of Christi. Dear father of Carmen and her husband Eric BARNES, Steven and his wife Anne and Michael and his fiancée Julie LABBE. Loving grandfather of Melissa and Krystal. Peter will be sadly missed by many family and Friends in Ontario, Germany and the United States. Visitation will be held at the Kopriva Taylor Community Funeral Home, 64 Lakeshore Road West, Oakville (905-844-2600), from 7-9 p.m. Monday. Funeral Mass 2 p.m. Tuesday at Saint Dominic Parish, 2415 Rebecca Street, Oakville. Cremation. For those who wish, memorial contributions to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada, 936 The East Mall, Toronto M9B 6J9 would be appreciated. Email condolences may be sent to kopriva@eol.ca please place NEUERT in the subject line.

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LABBE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-10 published
NEUERT, Peter
On Saturday, January 8, 2005, with his family by his side, Peter, in his 73rd year. A longtime resident and builder in Oakville. Beloved husband of Christi. Dear father of Carmen and her husband Eric BARNES, Steven and his wife Anne, and Michael and his fiancée Julie LABBE. Loving grandfather of Melissa and Krystal. Peter will be sadly missed by many family and Friends in Ontario, Germany and the United States. Visitation will be held at the Kopriva Taylor Community Funeral Home, 64 Lakeshore Road West, Oakville (905-844-2600), from 7-9 p.m. Monday. Funeral Mass 2: 00 p.m. Tuesday at Saint Dominic Parish, 2415 Rebecca Street, Oakville. Cremation. For those who wish, memorial contributions to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada, 936 The East Mall, Toronto, M9B 6J9 would be appreciated. Email condolences may be sent to kopriva@eol.ca; please place NEUERT in the subject line.

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LABELLE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-04-11 published
LABELLE, Richard " Dick"
Peacefully, surrounded by his family, on Saturday, April 9, 2005, Richard "Dick" LABELLE of London. Beloved husband of Marion for 46 years. Much loved father of Richard and Sharon LABELLE and Micheline and Scott BARNES. Loving grandpa of Clayton and Cole BARNES and Charlotte, Gillian and Carson LABELLE. Dear brother of Joan CONNERTY and the late Paul LABELLE. Sadly missed by his extended family and Friends. Visitation will be held at Westview Funeral Chapel, 709 Wonderland Road N, on Monday from 3: 00-5:00 and 7: 00-9:00 p.m. with prayers being conducted at 8:45 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Justin's Parish, 855 Jalna Blvd. on Tuesday, April 12, 2005 at 10 a.m. Cremation to follow. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Dick are asked to consider the London Health Sciences Foundation-Cancer Centre or the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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LABELLE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-08-31 published
COTE, Evelyn (née LABELLE)
Evelyn CÔTÉ (née LABELLE) passed away quietly on Monday, August 29, 2005 in her 77th year. Beloved wife of Phil CÔTÉ for 48 years. Loving mother of Helen (Todd) GREEN and Jackie (Paul) CUDNEY. Cherished grandmother of Chantal, Christopher, Jason, Kelsey and Cadence. Dear sister of Andre, Silvio, Alice, Gabrielle, Juliette, Rejeanne, Rita and predeceased by five brothers. A private graveside service will take place at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, 2001 Dundas Street East (at Wavell), London. Cremation has taken place. Memorial donations to the London Health Sciences Foundation, 747 Baseline Road East, London, Ontario N6C 2R6 would be gratefully appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to Memorial Funeral Home 452-3770.

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LABELLE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-09-17 published
BONNET, Georges Arthur
Passed away after a courageous battle with cancer on Tuesday, September 13, 2005 at Westminster Hospital in his 73rd year. Beloved husband of Lisette BONNET (née PIETERS) for 51 years. Loving father of Lydia (Mike) LABELLE, Myriam (Steve) PAQUET. Cherished grandfather of Michael PAQUET. The family will receive Friends and relatives at Forest Lawn Memorial Chapel, 1997 Dundas Street East (at Wavell), London for a memorial service on Monday, September 19, 2005 at 2 p.m. Visitation one hour prior to service. Interment of cremated remains at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be gratefully appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to Memorial Funeral Home 452-3770.

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LABELLE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-10-01 published
RICHARD, Weillie
With thanksgiving for his life, the family of Weillie RICHARD announce his passing. He succumbed peacefully, surrounded by the love of his family at London Health Sciences Centre - University Hospital in London on Wednesday, September 28th, 2005. He leaves many fond memories for all who knew him. Dearly beloved husband of the late Madeleine Bélanger RICHARD. Cherished father of Catherine RICHARD, and Sandra RICHARD- MOHAMED and her husband Mahms of London. He will remain forever in the hearts of his grandchildren François RICHARD- KRAFCHEK, Stéphane and Élise RICHARD- MOHAMED. Dear brother of Irène BAILLARGEON and Yvette ROY. Dear brother-in-law of Thérèse CLOUTIER/CLOUTHIER- BÉLANGER, Jeanne BOURDAGES, Lorraine TANGUAY, Beatrice MORIN, Thérèse BÉLANGER (Rolland GINGRAS), Simone LESSARD (René), J. Edouard BÉLANGER (Ginnette VERREAULT), Marie-Ange DORVAL (Adonia), Denyse KRAJCIK (Jean), Denis BÉLANGER (Diane BENOIT.) Sadly missed by his much loved Godchildren Joelle Dorval BERGERON and Marcel BÉLANGER. Remembered with fondness by his many cousins, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents Joseph and Élise (née GODBOUT) RICHARD, his siblings Léda LABELLE, Marie-Ange LAROCHELLE, Adalbert RICHARD, Marie-Anne LAVIGNE, Évangéliste RICHARD, Rita GUITAR, Blanche RICHARD, Berthe GUILLEMETTE, Elizabeth DESROSIERS, Fernande FELTEAU, Cécile JOHNSON, Ernest RICHARD and his brothers and sisters-in-law Jean-Paul and Fernand BÉLANGER, Adhemar BOURDAGES, Jean-Laval TANGUAY, Yvonne BÉLANGER, Gilberte NADEAU, Raymond MORIN, Maurice LAFLAMME and Gilles PAQUETTE. Friends will be received at l'Église Assomption de Notre-Dame, 384 Hillside Avenue, Oshawa on Monday after 10: 00 a.m. The Funeral Mass will follow at 11: 00 with Father Viateur LAURIN officiating. Rite of Committal at Resurrection Cemetery Mausoleum in Whitby. If desired and in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the London Health Sciences Foundation, University Hospital - Palliative Care, 747 Baseline Road East, London, Ontario N6C 2R6. Donations may be arranged through J.J. Patterson and Sons Funeral Residence, 19 Young Street, Welland or on-line with memories and condolences at www.jjpatterson.ca A special word of thanks goes to Brenda DALEY, Debbie JARVIS, Jenna GOODHAND, the 3rd floor staff at Chelsey Park Retirement Community, Dr. LO, London Health Sciences Centre - University Hospital 4th Floor Medicine Team 3 and nursing staff, Dr. SCHULZ and Lynne Hughes MARSH of the London Health Sciences Centre Palliative Care - University Hospital. As a memorial tribute, a tree will be planted in Memory Woods. A tree grows - memories live.
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LABELLE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-10-18 published
LABELLE, Sylvio R.E.J. "Sylver"
Mr. Sylvio LABELLE passed away on October 12, 2005 at Saint Mary's on the Lake Hospital, Kingston, Ontario. in his 66th year following a stoic battle with cancer. Sylvio is deeply missed but forever loved by his soul mate of 39 years Phyllis HOLLETT. He will always be cherished by his children Faye FLETCHER (Dennis,) Vanessa NEVEN (Jeremy) and by his loving son Marc (Angela) by whom he predeceased. He will always be the loving poppy to his 7 grandchildren Dylan, Kaitlyn, Beaux, Rielly, Jayden, Ellija, and Sydney. He will be eternally in the hearts of his sisters Gabrielle CORRIVEAU, Rita DIGNARD, Juilette GRIGNON, Rejeanne MARTEL, Alice LAVALLEE (Jerome) and his brother Andre LABELLE (Jackie) as well as his sisters-in-law Cecile LABELLE and Sylvia DESJARDINS, brother-in-law Phil CÔTÉ and his many nieces, nephews, relatives and dear Friends. He was predeceased by his sister Eveline CÔTÉ and brothers Ovila, Herve, Emile, Medard (Chick) and Reynald. Sylvio was the youngest of 13, born September 11, 1939 to the late Celima and Elzear LABELLE. His life was enriched by his experience in the Royal Canadian Air Force, Cornwall Police Force and Enbridge (Interprovincial Pipeline) until his retirement in 1999. Sylvio was deeply proud of his family and took great joy in the lives of his many relatives and Friends. Although French Canadian, Sylvio was a true "screeched in" Newfoundlander whose fondness for his in-laws and their Joi de Vie resonated with him. A special Memorial Service for Sylvio will be held on October 22, 2005 at Murphy's Inn, 917 Second Street, West Cornwall, Ontario. from 10: 00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (with special tributes at 11 a.m.). This will be a celebration of his life and contribution to those he loved and who loved him. Relatives and Friends are all welcome. Donations to the following places would be appreciated at Sylvio's request: St. Mary's on the Lake Hospital (Providence Continuing Care Centre Foundation) P.O. Box 3600, 340 Union Street, Kingston, Ontario K7L 5A2 or Cancer Program at the Kingston General Hospital (The Kingston General Hospital Foundation), 76 Stuart Street, Kingston, Ontario K7L 2V7 or Community Care Access Centre (Kingston) 1471 John Counter Blvd. Suite 200, Kingston, Ontario. K7M 8S8. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home, 822 Pitt Street Cornwall, (613) 938-3888.

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LABELLE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-05-14 published
LAVERTY, Beatrice
In hospital, on Thursday, May 12, 2005, at the age of 89. Beloved wife of the late Gordon H. LAVERTY. Loving mother of Keith (Bernadette) of Mississauga and Marlene (Denis LABELLE) of Ottawa. Dear grandmother of Andrew, Theresa, Leann and Ashley. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of the Tubman Funeral Home, 3440 Richmond Road (between Baseline Rd. and Bayshore Dr.), Nepean, on Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. and on Saturday after 10: 30 a.m. Service will be held in the Chapel at 4 p.m. For more information please call 613-722-6559. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Condolences, tributes or donations may be made at www.tubmanfuneralhomes.com

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LABELLE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-06-10 published
LABELLE, Evelyn Irene
Peacefully, on June 9, 2005, at Oakville, Ontario, in her 83rd year. Evelyn, beloved wife of the late Ralph. Dearest mother of Priscilla KNOWLTON, Ronald LABELLE, Eve CORVESE, and Paul LABELLE. Dearest grandmother to 13 grandchildren and many great and great-great-grandchildren. Beloved sister of Joyce WAYNE, Marge ADDISON, and Jim FITTON. Fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews and Friends. Mrs. LABELLE is resting at the Scott Funeral Home - Mississauga Chapel, 420 Dundas St. East (one block west of Cawthra Rd.), 905-272-4040, for visitation on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Saturday June 11, 2005 from 11 a.m. until time of Funeral Service in the Chapel at 1 o'clock. Burial Glen Oaks Memorial Gardens, Oakville, Ontario. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society.

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LABENNETT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-28 published
DAVIS, John Elliot
Passed away peacefully at Scarborough Grace Hospital, at the age of 83 on Tuesday, April 26, 2005. John will be leaving behind his beloved wife Joan. Always remembered by his children Bryan (Joanne), Monica, Peter (Nadeira) and his grandchildren John LABENNETT, Sonya and Jason DAVIS, Paul LABENNETT, Dominique and Peter Elliot DAVIS, close relatives Yvonne LORD (Desmond,) Don and Judy CHALMERS. Friends and family may visit at the Jerrett Funeral Home, 660 Kennedy Road, Scarborough (between Eglinton and St. Clair Aves. E.) on Saturday, April 30 between 1-2 p.m. A Memorial Service to be held in the funeral home chapel following the visitation at 2 p.m. Reception immediately following the service. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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LABENSKI o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-02-21 published
LAWFORD, Edith Mildred (née GIBSON) B.A., M.L.S.
Formerly of Toronto, died February 18th, 2005 in her 92nd year., with family at her side, at Grey Gables Nursing Home, Markdale, Ontario. Wife of the late Dr. F. Hugh LAWFORD. Beloved mother of Ross (Beatrice), of Toronto; Hugh (Jill), of Markdale and Dr. Grant (Peggy), of Kilbride. Grandmother to Grant (Emily), Janine, (Jacquie), Jeffrey (Marilita), Steve (Erika), Elizabeth HOERATH (Heinz) and Heather (fiance, Mark LABENSKI.) Great-granddmother of Eric LAWFORD, Lily and Maximilian HOERATH and Matthew LAWFORD. The family wishes to thank the staff at Grey Gables for dedicated and compassionate caring. A Memorial Service will be held at Grey Gables, Markdale, at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to May Funeral Home, Markdale.
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LABENSKI o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-02-22 published
LAWFORD, Edith Mildred (née GIBSON) B.A., M.L.S.
Formerly of Toronto, died February 18, 2005, in her 92nd year, with family at her side, at Grey Gables Nursing Home, Markdale, Ontario. Wife of the late Dr. F. Hugh LAWFORD. Beloved mother of Dr. Ross (Beatrice) of Toronto, Dr. Hugh (Jill) of Markdale and Dr. Grant (Peggy) of Kilbride. Grandmother to Grant (Emily), Janine (Jacquie), Jeffrey (Marilita), Steve (Erika), Elizabeth HOERATH (Heinz) and Heather (fiancé Mark LABENSKI.) Great grandmother of Eric LAWFORD, Lily and Maximilian HOERATH, and Matthew LAWFORD. The family wishes to thank the staff at Grey Gables for dedicated and compassionate caring. A memorial service will be held in the chapel at Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge Street, Toronto at 7: 30 p.m. on Thursday, February 24, 2004. In lieu of flowers, donations to your charity of choice would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to May Funeral Home, Markdale (519 986-3310).

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LABENSKI o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-22 published
LAWFORD, Edith Mildred (née GIBSON,) B.A., M.L.S.
Formerly of Toronto, died February 18, 2005, in her 92nd year, with family at her side, at Grey Gables Nursing Home, Markdale, Ontario. Wife of the late Dr. F. Hugh LAWFORD. Beloved mother of Dr. Ross (Beatrice) of Toronto, Dr. Hugh (Jill) of Markdale and Dr. Grant (Peggy) of Kilbride. Grandmother to Grant (Emily), Janine (Jacquie), Jeffrey (Marilita), Steve (Erika), Elizabeth HOERATH (Heinz) and Heather (fiancé Mark LABENSKI.) Great-grandmother of Eric LAWFORD, Lily and Maximilian HOERATH, and Matthew LAWFORD. The family wishes to thank the staff at Grey Gables for dedicated and compassionate caring. A memorial service will be held in the chapel at Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge Street, Toronto at 7: 30 p.m. on Thursday, February 24, 2005. In lieu of flowers, donations to your charity of choice would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to May Funeral Home, Markdale (519-986-3310).

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LABER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-09-15 published
Donald HARRISON, Sailor And Physician (1925-2005)
A naval veteran and doctor, he travelled the North to care for Inuit in remote settlements and helped suppress a tuberculosis epidemic
By Tammy LABER, Special to The Globe and Mail, Thursday, September 15, 2005, Page S9
Toronto -- Donald HARRISON helped reduce tuberculosis among the Inuit from near-epidemic proportions. In 1962 and 1965, he served as medical officer aboard the C.D. Howe, a Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker that patrolled the Eastern Arctic.
He was part of a medical party of four doctors, two nurses, several interpreters and support staff. Each season, they covered about 18,000 kilometres of the North in search of the disease. With the help of his colleagues, he examined almost every inhabitant of Canada's 30 northern-most communities, some merely Hudson's Bay outposts, in such areas of the Eastern Arctic as the Hudson Strait, the Queen Elizabeth Islands and Baffin Island.
Tuberculosis "was the smallpox of the time," said his daughter Helen HARRISON, a historian for the federal government in Ottawa. For years, tuberculosis had raged across the North, where it had infected thousands of Inuit. In the early part of last century, an epidemic had taken authorities by surprise. According to Health Canada, it is probable that First Nations people had less immunity to European strains of tuberculosis, and lacked drugs to cure the disease. By the 1950s, tuberculosis remained a serious problem, fuelled by overcrowding and poor diets that mostly depended on caribou meat. Just 10 years earlier, the annual risk of infection had been among the highest in the world at 25 per cent a year. The disease had scourged the Arctic, claiming more than 700 victims for every 100,000 people, a death rate that remains among the highest ever recorded. In small children, mortality from tuberculosis meningitis was anywhere from 500 to 2,000 per 100,000. Among their older brothers and sisters in residential schools, the death rate approached a staggering 8,000 per 100,000.
By the time Dr. HARRISON arrived in the North, the disease had been largely brought under control. Unlike Greenland and Alaska, where tuberculosis was still an enormous problem, Canada had launched a massive prevention program that combined direct vaccination and oral medication with the result that the mortality rate had dropped to a fraction of that seen during the horror years.
Even so, studies showed that First Nations peoples remained eight times more likely to come down with tuberculosis than other Canadians and Dr. HARRISON's team feared another epidemic.
During his first visit, every person he examined was given a chest X-ray, which was checked by the radiologist in the medical party. Almost without exception, the population of each settlement showed up to be examined. If active tuberculosis was detected, the patient was hospitalized on board and later taken to a sanitarium in the South. In all, 75 Inuit patients out of 2,500 examined were taken from their communities in this manner. The Inuit were generally willing to be moved, because they had seen seriously ill relatives leave on the ship only to return "well and healthy a year or two later," Dr. HARRISON once remarked.
Indeed, the strategy seemed to have some effect in stopping the spread of the disease, because by his second trip, the disease had diminished in incidence.
As well as screening for tuberculosis, the Eastern Arctic Patrol performed an annual survey of the health of the Inuit. To make this possible, the C.D. Howe was equipped with an X-ray machine and a darkroom, a dispensary, an operating room, dental office and special quarters to house up to 40 Inuit patients.
Dr. HARRISON never returned to the North but the results of his work and that of the other doctors who followed him continue to be recorded. Health Canada reports that in the past 20 years, the total number of cases of tuberculosis has been falling rapidly. The mortality rate is approaching zero and the incidence rate is shrinking by a record 14 per cent each year.
Donald HARRISON grew up the son of a Toronto doctor, attended Rosedale Public School and spent summers at the family cottage on Go Home Bay near Honey Harbour, Ontario, where he learned a thing or two about how to handle a boat. He attended Upper Canada College during the war years when the school accelerated its studies, and graduated at 16. Having grown up around boats, he decided the place for him was the navy and he entered a special two-year class at the Royal Canadian Naval College. By 19, he landed on the deck of a glamorous and dashing motor torpedo boat as the junior officer and navigator.
By all accounts, he felt at home. An motor torpedo boat, after all, was just an enlarged version of the low and lean speedboats of his youth. Measuring between 20 and 30 metres, they were enormously powerful and maneuverable weapons that could reach speeds of about 65 kilometres an hour. With a crew of three officers and about 30 men, they were powered by four Packard engines that turned out a whopping 5,000 horsepower but offered few comforts. They carried four torpedoes and a variety of deck guns and mostly worked at night. Each evening, squadrons of motor torpedo boats set off from ports in the English Channel to cause havoc among German forces and returned only in the morning.
Known to his naval Friends as "Hardtack," Dr. HARRISON was "a real gentleman, cheerful, practical and down to earth, with a ready sense of humour," says Professor Bob STAIRS, who served with him on the 65th Canadian Motor Torpedo Boat Flotilla, one of two flotillas manned by Canadians. Between 1944 and 1945, "Hardtack" served as navigator on motor torpedo boats 745 and "We patrolled the English Channel, and then the Belgian and Dutch coasts, the Scheldt Estuary and the North Sea. We would leave an hour before sunset and take a position where we could intercept anyone trying to raid our shipping," said Prof. STAIRS, who taught at Trent University in Peterborough, Ontario, and is now retired.
While the war at sea was winding down, danger was never far away. In February of 1945, Dr. HARRISON's flotilla was suddenly transferred overnight to Ostend, Belgium, to replace five motor torpedo boats destroyed in a gruesome refuelling fire that killed 26 Canadian sailors. He later signed up for the Pacific, but was on leave when the war ended.
After the war, he became a medical student at the University of Toronto, graduating in 1950. He decided to make a specialty of internal medicine and did five years of postgraduate work at Toronto teaching hospitals and at the Banting Institute, which is part of the University of Toronto.
While in medical school, he became reacquainted with a childhood friend, Joan FLETCHER, who was preparing for a career in medical research. Years before, they had been summer companions at Go Home Bay, where her family also had a cottage. They discovered they had much in common and one thing led to another until, in 1950, they married.
Dr. HARRISON spent six years in Deep River, a company town near Atomic Energy of Canada's Chalk River nuclear facility. This research and development laboratory was set up after the war to "promote the peaceful uses of nuclear power," said Dr. Joan HARRISON, who worked part-time at the facility.
Returning to Toronto, he conducted private practice and was a medical officer with Bell Canada for 27 years. It was during this time that Bell loaned him to the Department of National Health and Welfare to work in the North. He also made many visits to Saudi Arabia to care for Bell employees sent to install a new telecommunications system in the Kingdom.
Dr. HARRISON was a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada and demonstrated a keen sense of duty as a family physician. "We grew to dread the phone at dinner time," said his son Christopher. "Many meals were interrupted as he went out on a house call." In retirement, he also offered medical attention to cottagers who sought him out on his dock at Go Home Bay.
Sometimes, they got an earful from his bugle, an instrument with which he had become reacquainted. He had learned the bugle while in military college, where he had been assigned to playing Reveille. At Go Home Bay, he lowered the flag (the White Ensign, not "Pearson's new flag") and played The Last Post every night. To the end, he corrected other cottagers who mistook it for the American Taps.
Donald Christopher HARRISON was born in Toronto on April 5, 1925. He died of cancer at home on August 16, 2005. He was 80. He is survived by his wife, Dr. Joan HARRISON, and their four children, Michael, Christopher, David and Helen. He also leaves sisters, Mary BARNETT and Margaret CROSS, and eight grandchildren.

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