LARSH o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-12-24 published
LONGERAN, Ernest " Ernie"
Ernest LONGERAN, beloved husband of Katherine LONGERAN (née O'KEEFE) passed away on December 21, 2005 at the age of 78 years after a courageous battle with cancer. He will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by Katherine, his wife of 53 years, his 4 daughters, Patricia LONGERAN, Barbara BYERS, Nancy LONGERAN- LARSH, Jan WATEROUS, his 3 sons-in-law, John LARSH, Jim BYERS and Adam WATEROUS, his 9 grandchildren, Michael, Kathleen and Christopher BYERS, Matthew, Paul and James LARSH, Connor, Riley and Liam WATEROUS and his 2 sisters, Margaret LONGERAN and Gaye MacKINNON. He is predeceased by his parents and infant son. Ernie grew up in Vancouver, British Columbia and moved to Toronto in 1960 with his young family to work with Shell Canada. He retired after approximately 30 years with the company and spent his retirement doing what he liked best - being with family, traveling with Katherine and playing lots of golf. Visitation with family will take place on Wednesday, December 28th between 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at Morley Bedford Funeral Home, 159 Eglinton Avenue West (2 stoplights west of Yonge Street). Funeral services will be held on Thursday, December 29 at St. Bonaventure Church, 1300 Leslie Street, Don Mills (south of Lawrence Avenue) at 10: 30 a.m. Special thanks to Dr. BRANDWEIN and Dr. ANNA at Princess Margaret Hospital and the palliative care team at Markham-Stouffville Hospital. In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to be given to the St. Clare's Monastery, 170 St. Paul Street, R.R.#1, Alexandria, Ontario K0C 1A0

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LARSH o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-12-28 published
LONERGAN, Ernest " Ernie"
Ernest LONERGAN, beloved husband of Katherine LONERGAN (née O'KEEFE) passed away on December 21, 2005 at the age of 78 years after a courageous battle with cancer. He will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by Katherine, his wife of 53 years, his 4 daughters, Patricia LONERGAN, Barbara BYERS, Nancy LONERGAN- LARSH, Jan WATEROUS, his 3 sons-in-law, John LARSH, Jim BYERS and Adam WATEROUS, his 9 grandchildren, Michael, Kathleen and Christopher BYERS, Matthew, Paul and James LARSH, Connor, Riley and Liam WATEROUS and his 2 sisters, Margaret LONERGAN and Gaye MacKINNON. He is predeceased by his parents and infant son. Ernie grew up in Vancouver, British Columbia and moved to Toronto in 1960 with his young family to work with Shell Canada. He retired after approximately 30 years with the company and spent his retirement doing what he liked best - being with family, traveling with Katherine and playing lots of golf. Visitation with family will take place on Wednesday, December 28th between 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at Morley Bedford Funeral Home, 159 Eglinton Avenue West (2 stoplights west of Yonge Street). Funeral services will be held on Thursday, December 29 at St. Bonaventure Church, 1300 Leslie Street, Don Mills (south of Lawrence Avenue) at 10: 30 a.m. Special thanks to Dr. BRANDWEIN and Dr. ANNA at Princess Margaret Hospital and the palliative care team at Markham-Stouffville Hospital. In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to be given to the St. Clare's Monastery, 170 St. Paul Street, R.R.#1, Alexandria, Ontario K0C 1A0

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LARSON o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-08-30 published
JOHNSTON, Hazel G. (RADBOURNE)
Suddenly, at the Grey Bruce Health Services, in Owen Sound, Saturday evening August 27th, 2005. The former Hazel RADBOURNE, of Owen Sound, formerly of Alvanley, in her 86th year. Beloved wife of the late Robert JOHNSTON. Loving mother of Carl and his wife, Helen, of Kitchener, Bill, of R.R.#1, Hepworth and Janice and her husband, Dave PATCHELL, of R.R.#5, Owen Sound. Lovingly remembered by her nine grandchildren and eighteen great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Len, Vic and his wife, Ida, Bruce and his wife, Beatrice, and Gerald and his wife, Mary, all of Owen Sound. Dear sister-in-law of Mae ANGELOS, of Owen Sound, Shirley LARSON, of London, Barbara JOHNSTON, of Etobicoke, and Jack MONAHAN, of Owen Sound. Predeceased by a brother, Harry RADBOURNE, a sister, Dorothy MONAHAN, and a sister-in-law, Dorothy RADBOURNE. Hazel and her husband, Bob, operated Johnston Service Station in Alvanley for forty years. Friends may call at the Downs and son Funeral Home. Hepworth. Monday from 2: 00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Funeral Service will be conducted from the Funeral Home Tuesday morning, at 11: 00 a.m. with Reverend Leslie SEARLES officiating. Interment, Hillcrest Cemetery, Tara. Memorial contributions to the Alzheimer Association or the North Derby United Church would be appreciated as your expression of sympathy. Messages of condolence for the family are welcome at www.downsandsonfuneralhome.com A tree will be planted in the Memorial Forest of the Grey Sauble Conservation Foundation in memory of Hazel by the Downs and son Funeral Home.
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LARSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-07-16 published
LARSON, Shirley Louise (WALTERS)
Shirley Louise (WALTERS) of Saint Thomas on Thursday, July 14, 2005, peacefully surrounded by her loving and caring family at her late residence, in her 75th year. Loved partner of Bevan McNea NEAL and wife of the late Alfred LARSON (1974.) Dearly loved mother of Katherine and her husband Duncan McALPINE of Iona, Alfred and his wife Lynne LARSON of London, George and his wife Pat LARSON of Saint Thomas, Shawn LARSON and his wife Sandy LEBLANC of Edmonton, Shannon LARSON and her husband Edward FERRILL of Wasaga Beach, Rebecca and her husband Stanley GREENWOOD of Utica, Michigan and the late Eleanor REEVES. Loved mother-in-law of Bill REEVES of Port Stanley. Dear sister of Lillian and her husband Dick STEVENS of Belmont, Stewart WALTERS, Reynold WALTERS, Steven WALTERS and Mabel WALTERS. Sadly missed by a number of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews and cousins. Shirley was born on February 26, 1931, in London, the daughter of the late Benjamin and Ellen (WALTERS) WILKINS. She was retired from Essex Wire and an associate member of Branch 41, of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 41. Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin Street, Saint Thomas where funeral service will be held Monday at 1: 00 p.m. Interment to follow in Elmdale Cemetery. Visitation Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Remembrances may be made to Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, (Pancreatic Research) or the Canadian Cancer Society.

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LARSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-08-06 published
DONOVAN, Norma (née PRIDDLE)
Mrs. Norma (PRIDDLE) DONOVAN of Saint Thomas passed away at the Saint Thomas-Elgin General Hospital on Thursday, August 4, 2005, in her 93rd year. Beloved wife of the late Gerald B. DONOVAN (1989.) Mother of Patricia KETCHABAW and her husband William of Simsbury, Connecticut and Gerald A. "Gerry" DONOVAN and his wife Gloria of San Diego, California. Grandmother of Steven, Tricia, D.J., Debbie and Denise. Sister of Joyce YOUNG and her husband Cliff of Wallaceburg. Sister-in-law of Carol FOYE of Yuma, Arizona and Jack RIDLEY of Saint Thomas. Also survived by 8 greatgrandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by sisters, Beulah EVELAND, Irene CURTIS, Marie RIDLEY, Fay WATSON and Marjorie LARSON and a brother, Arthur R. PRIDDLE.
Born in Saint Thomas, July 14, 1913, daughter of the late Arthur and Vera (RODGERS) PRIDDLE. Mrs. DONOVAN was a member of Central United Church, Saint Thomas and a former member of Flower City Chapter #91, O.E.S. Friends will be received at the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington Street, Saint Thomas on Sunday afternoon from 2-5 p.m. where the funeral service will be held on Monday at 11: 00 a.m. Interment in Elmdale Memorial Park. Memorial donations to the charity of one's choice gratefully acknowledged.

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LARSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-10-04 published
JONES, Kathleen " Kay" (née BERRY)
Of Saint Thomas, wife of the late Allen B. JONES (1990,) passed away at the Saint Thomas-Elgin General Hospital on Monday, October 3, 2005, in her 78th year. Mother of Linda MARTIN and her husband Wayne, Robert "Bob" JONES and his wife Marty, Debbie JONES and her partner Brian LARSON, Connie DAWE and her husband Dennis, and Ronald JONES and his wife Hanna, all of Saint Thomas. Grandmother of Karen, Rob, Jennifer, Tara, Nick, Elisha, Ashley, Scott, Kelly, Kayla, Tyler and the late William Patrick (1969) and great grandmother of Jordyna and Mackenzie. Sister of the late Edith "Ricky" SIKORA (2000.) Also remembered by close friend, Bob BOYLE of Saint Thomas. Born in Wayne County, Michigan, June 17, 1928, daughter of the late Edwin Victor "Ted" and Ada (HOPKINS) BERRY, she came to Saint Thomas at the age of two years. Kay was a member of Knox Presbyterian Church, Saint Thomas. Friends will be received at the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington Street, Saint Thomas on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service will be held on Thursday at 11: 00 a.m. Interment in Elmdale Memorial Park. Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or the Canadian Diabetes Association gratefully acknowledged.

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LARSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-12-14 published
LINT, Mary Hamilton (WISHART)
Entered into rest at the West Haldimand Hospital on Monday, December 12, 2005. Mary Hamilton (WISHART) LINT of Parkview Meadows Retirement Village in Townsend, Ontario, formerly of Kohler and Cayuga, in her 103rd year. Beloved wife of the late Lewis S. LINT (1994.) Dear mother and mother-in-law of Louise and the late John CLIFTON, Joan and the late Stanley, Sheldon and Jean of Cayuga, Elmer and Florine of Abbotsford, British Columbia, Jennie May and Don WILDON of Caledonia, Alex and Ellen of Cayuga, Lewis O. and Ruthann of London, Dorothy and Grant RICHARDSON of Dunnville. Much loved grandma to 23 grandchildren and their spouses and Great-grandma Mary to 30 great-grandchildren. Sister of Ellen LARSON of Victoria, British Columbia. Predeceased by two infants, Christian and Susan and a grand_son Dwight and brothers George, Franklin and Robert WISHART. The Family will receive Friends at the Miller Funeral Chapel, Cayuga on Thursday, December 15, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A private interment will be held prior to an 11 a.m. Memorial Service in Zion United Church, Kohler, Friday, December 16, 2005. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Zion United Church, Kohler or the charity of your choice would be appreciated.

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LARSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-12-15 published
LINT, Mary Hamilton (WISHART)
Entered into rest at the West Haldimand Hospital on Monday, December 12, 2005. Mary Hamilton (WISHART) LINT of Parkview Meadows Retirement Village in Townsend, Ontario, formerly of Kohler and Cayuga, in her 103rd year. Beloved wife of the late Lewis S. LINT (1994.) Dear mother and mother-in-law of Louise and the late John CLIFTON, Joan and the late Stanley, Sheldon and Jean of Cayuga, Elmer and Florine of Abbotsford, British Columbia, Jennie May and Don WILSON of Caledonia, Alex and Ellen of Cayuga, Lewis O. and Ruthann of London, Dorothy and Grant RICHARDSON of Dunnville. Much loved grandma to 23 grandchildren and their spouses and Great-grandma Mary to 30 great-grandchildren. Sister of Ellen LARSON of Victoria, British Columbia. Predeceased by two infants, Christian and Susan and a grand_son Dwight and brothers George, Franklin and Robert WISHART. The Family will receive Friends at the Miller Funeral Chapel, Cayuga on Thursday, December 15, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A private interment will be held prior to an 11 a.m. Memorial Service in Zion United Church, Kohler, Friday, December 16, 2005. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Zion United Church, Kohler or the charity of your choice would be appreciated.

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LARSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-12-31 published
SALES, René A.
At the Saint Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, on Saturday, December 24, 2005, René SALES, in his 73rd year. Dearly loved husband of Beverley (ROBERTS) (LARSON) SALES. Dear father of Anthony SALES, and Stephanie RYAN of Saint Thomas. Loved grandfather of Ilyra WHITE/WHYTE, Talen SALES, Taya SALES, Micheal SPIERING and Mathew SPIERING all of Saint Thomas. Born in Marseilles, France, January 23, 1933, he was the son of the late Louise SALES and Maria D'HARO) SALES. He lived in Montreal and Windsor, before moving to St. Thomas in 1965. René had worked as a metal worker and welder at Erie Iron Industries for 27 years. Cremation took place at Woodland Crematorium, London. The family will receive their Friends at the R.E. Allen Funeral Chapel, 31 Elgin Street, Saint Thomas Tuesday evening January 3, 2006, from 7 to 8 p.m. A Memorial Service will be held in the chapel Tuesday evening at 8 p.m. Donations to the Saint Thomas-Elgin General Hospital Foundation, for the Rotary Chemotherapy Unit, would be appreciated by the family.

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LARSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-05-12 published
LARSON, Ted (né Tadeusz ZAGOZDZON)
former President and Chief Executive Officer Borden Canada After a brief battle with cancer, Ted LARSON died peacefully, with his family at his side, on Tuesday, May 10, 2005, bringing to an end a rich and fulfilling life. His accomplishments were many, both in family and business. He leaves behind a loving family and many close, long-time Friends. Born Tadeusz ZAGOZDZON in Druskieniki, (Lithuania) in 1921 to parents Adela and Henryk, Ted left his family in 1939, narrowly escaping the invading forces. He made his way across Europe and eventually to England. Once there, he joined the 1st Polish Armored Division, which shortly after the Normandy invasion was dispatched to France to operate as a part of the 1st Canadian Army. In the ensuing battles with the retreating German forces, Ted was injured, and spent months recovering in hospital in Scotland. He returned to active service to discover that many of his close Friends had not survived the campaign. During his service, Ted distinguished himself both in the field of battle and in training exercises and was highly decorated. With the end of the war, Ted resigned from the military with the rank of Lieutenant, (later raised to Major). Ted graduated from Stockholm Technical Institute in Sweden with a B.S.c in Applied Chemistry. It was in Sweden that he met his first wife, Elsie LARSON. They married and several years later, Ted, Elsie and their 2 year-old daughter, Christina, emigrated to Canada. Ted (who had changed his last name to LARSON) was able to find work, and within a few years joined Borden Chemical Canada, a division of Borden, Inc. as a chemist, then technical director, vice president and finally President and Chief Executive Officer of Borden Canada. His contribution to the chemical industry earned him a lifetime fellowship designation with the Chemical Institute of Canada. He was also a lifetime member of the Royal Canadian Military Institute, a member of the Royal Canadian Yacht Club and numerous other associations. Ted retired in 1987 after 32 years with the company. During his tenure as Chief Executive Officer, Borden achieved record growth and profits. In 1962, Elsie died of cancer, leaving Ted to raise 13 year-old Christina and 3 year-old Anna on his own. Several years later he met Mary SPILLER. Mary and Ted married, and with the marriage, the family grew to five with the addition of Mary's son John. Ted and Mary were soon blessed with a second son, Ted LARSON, Junior. A voracious reader who could converse fluently in a half-dozen languages, Ted was renowned for his intelligence, sharp wit and encyclopedic knowledge of history, world events, and management philosophies and techniques. He'll be greatly missed by his wife, Mary; his children, Christina, Anna, John and Ted; their spouses, Phil, Joe, Mary Beth and Julie; his grandchildren, Serge, Carl, Ben, Emma, Katrina, Ella, Laura and Matty; his Aunt Maria, sisters Alicia, Zosia and Barbara and many other relatives in Poland. He will also be missed by the many Friends he made over the years in the chemical industry, in business, socially, and in the Lake Kashwakamak cottage community. A memorial service will be held for Ted at Saint Margaret's-inthe-Pines Anglican Church, 4130 Lawrence Ave. East, Scarborough, On., on Friday, May 13 at 11: 00 a.m. Visitation at the church from 9: 30 a.m. Friends are invited back to the family home following the service to celebrate Ted's life. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Rouge Valley Health System Foundation in recognition of Dr. SWAN.

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LARSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-06-01 published
Ted LARSON
By Anna LARSON, Wednesday, June 1, 2005, Page A20
Soldier, family man, card player. Born June 3, 1921, in Druskieniki, Poland (now Lithuania). Died May 10 in Scarborough, Ontario, of cancer, aged 83.
Education was important to my Dad. Born Tadeusz Zagazdzon, he left the family home at 12, moving to a larger town to attend school where he supported himself by tutoring younger students.
After Poland was invaded in 1939, Dad's studies were cut short. He and two long-time school Friends, Mirek and Jan, journeyed south, hoping to cross the border and eventually make their way to France to join the Polish army. They parted ways at the border, but were reunited after the war.
Shortly after the Normandy invasion, Dad requested and received a transfer to the 1st Polish Armoured Division, which operated as a part of the 1st Canadian Army. When the war ended, unable to return to a Poland ruled by the Soviet-imposed government, Dad remained in Britain, where, as an officer, he was eligible for free education. Stung when the Allies abandoned Poland to the U.S.S.R., he turned down the offer and moved to Sweden. There he combined work with further study in Stockholm. Dad graduated in applied chemistry and, in 1951, with his Swedish wife Elsie and daughter, Christina, emigrated from to Canada.
When the job promised him failed to materialize, Dad work at a number of plants in Southern Ontario, all the while striving to become a successful Canadian. He changed his name and after several years found a position as chemist with what would end up as his lifetime employer, Borden Chemical Canada. A private man, when offered a promotion in the Philippines, he turned it down without giving a reason. The reason was that my mother was dying of cancer.
After her death, while raising his two daughters, Dad rose steadily at work, eventually becoming president and Chief Executive Officer of Borden Canada. Along the way, he met his future soul mate, Mary DEMPSTER and her son John. They married in 1964 and together had a second son, Ted Junior.
In 1966, my parents purchased land on Lake Kashwakamak (as did Mirek) and began to build what would become a defining and unifying element of the blended LARSON family: the family cottage. Dad was a cerebral guy and an old-school father. We didn't see much of him during the week, but we did spend weekends together at the cottage where he shared his beliefs, loves, values and his many books, with family and Friends.
We'll never know mushrooms or bridge like he did, but we did learn how to fish, work hard, play hard (and, let's be honest, drink hard). After a day clearing and building retaining walls, we'd gather around a fire. He couldn't carry a tune, but my Dad loved music (fortunately Mary is an excellent singer). Repertoire was eclectic: from Vera Lynn, Polish and Russian Army songs, to tangos and Land of the Silver Birch.
After his retirement in 1988, my parents travelled extensively and entertained, with style and imagination, a wide circle of Friends.
On April 17, Dad collected a last batch of sap from maple trees at the cottage and returned to Toronto feeling short of breath and with little appetite. Despite this, with Mary he continued to plan their annual Kentucky Derby party and he was anxious to return to the lake to plant his vegetable garden. A week later, he lay in hospital, unable to speak, with one desire only, to go home. Sadly, first diagnosed with pneumonia, then septic shock, stroke, and cancer, he was not able to. On May 10, with his family at his side, he died. We all miss him very much and have planted his garden.
Anna LARSON is Ted's daughter.

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LARSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-06-21 published
LARSON, Eric Gordon
In his 92nd year, passed away quietly on June 17th, at the Burloak Longterm Care Centre in Oakville, Ontario. Eric is survived by his wife Joan Trueman (PURDY,) sons Peter and Douglas and grandchildren Daniel, Virginia, Nathan, Robbie and Nicholas. Predeceased by his father Victor and his mother Sarah (née POPE,) and by his brothers Edwin and Flanders and his sister Lucille. Eric was born in Sherbrooke, Quebec and moved to Oakville in 1954. For many years he was a senior executive with the White Motor Company of Canada Limited. As requested, cremation has taken place with a private funeral. In place of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 7100 Woodbine Avenue, Suite 311, Markham, Ontario, L3R 5J3.

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LARSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-06-25 published
VAN WATTEGHEM, Richard Alan (1956-2005)
Dick VAN WATTEGHEM, after a courageous battle, passed away on June 22, 2005. Dick was born on August 17th, 1956 in Chatham, Ontario, graduated with a B.A.A. - Interior Design from Ryerson in 1979. Dick moved to Calgary in 1990, to form Martens/VanWatteghem Design Consultants Ltd., with Sharon MARTENS, but due to illness, stepped away from the business in 1995. Dick brought his great sense of style, his creative talent, and his unique, sweet sense of humour to everyone he met. Leaving to mourn his loss is his mother Vi VAN WATTEGHEM of Chatham, his brother Frank (Cathy) of Windsor, his niece Shannon (Randy LEVASSEUR) and nephew Trevor (Karen KENNY) and their children Tommy, Madeline and Mia. Dick was predeceased by his father Frank in 1973, his great friend and colleague Peter RICE in 1994 and his little 'Angel' Dillon in 2004. Dick will also be missed but will live on in the hearts of his extended family - Lynn McGREGOR from Toronto and from Calgary - Sharon MARTENS and Robert HLADY, Pat LARSON, Wendy ARNETT, Jeff KAPLER, Britt SIMMONS, Wendy Ovaris ANDERSON and Gary KRIVY. Memorial tributes may be made to Beswick House (c/o The Sharp Foundation, Suite 530, #2, 3012 - 17 Avenue S.E., Calgary, T2A 0P9); in thanks for the caring attention Dick received.

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LARSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-06 published
KOKELJ, Leslie (née CHOPIANY)
At the William Osler Health Centre in Brampton on Thursday, February 3, 2005 at the age of 60. Beloved wife of Victor and loving mother of Steven (Shawne) and Julia (Clint LARSON.) Dear grandmother of Ella. Friends will be received at the Scott Funeral Home 'Brampton Chapel', 289 Main St. N. (Hwy. 10), Brampton (905) 451-1100 on Sunday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Funeral Service will be held on Monday, February 7, 2005 at St. Elias Ukrainian Church, 10193 Heritage Rd., Brampton (north of Hwy. 7 W.) and will commence at 10: 30 a.m. Cremation. If desired, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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LARSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-05-11 published
LARSON, Ted (né Tadeusz ZAGOZDZON)
After a brief battle with cancer, Ted Larson died peacefully, with his family at his side, on Tuesday, May 10, 2005, bringing to an end a rich and fulfilling life. His accomplishments were many, both in family and business. He leaves behind a loving family and many close, long-time Friends. Born Tadeusz ZAGOZDZON in Druskieniki, (Lithuania) in 1921 to parents Adela and Benjamin, Ted left his family in 1939, narrowly escaping the invading forces. He made his way across Europe and eventually to England. Once there, he joined the 1st Polish Armored Division, which shortly after the Normandy invasion was dispatched to France to operate as a part of the 1st Canadian Army. In the ensuing battles with the retreating German forces, Ted was injured, and spent months recovering in hospital in Scotland. He returned to active service to discover that many of his close Friends had not survived the campaign. During his service, Ted distinguished himself both in the field of battle and in training exercises and was highly decorated. With the end of the war, Ted resigned from the military with the rank of Lieutenant, (later raised to Major). Ted studied chemistry at the Stockholm Technical Institute in Sweden, where he graduated in Applied Chemistry. It was in Sweden that he met his first wife, Elsie LARSON. They married and several years later, Ted, Elsie and their 2 year-old daughter, Christina, emigrated to Canada. Ted (who had changed his last name to LARSON) was able to find work, and within a few years joined Borden Chemical Canada, a division of Borden, Inc. as a chemist, then technical director, vice president and finally President and Chief Executive Officer of Borden Canada. Ted retired in 1987 after 32 years with the company. During his tenure as Chief Executive Officer, Borden achieved record growth and profits. In 1962, Elsie died of cancer, leaving Ted to raise 13 year-old Christina and 3 year-old Anna on his own. Several years later he met Mary SPILLER. Mary and Ted married, and with the marriage, the family grew to five with the addition of Mary's son John. Ted and Mary were soon blessed with a second son, Ted LARSON, Junior. A voracious reader who could converse fluently in a half-dozen languages, Ted was renowned for his intelligence, sharp wit and encyclopedic knowledge of history, world events, and management philosophies and techniques. He'll be greatly missed by his wife, Mary; his children, Christina, Anna, John and Ted; their spouses, Phil, Joe, Mary Beth and Julie his grandchildren, Serge, Carl, Ben, Emma, Katrina, Ella, Laura and Matty; his Aunt Maria, sisters Alicia, Zosia and Barbara and many other relatives in Poland. He will also be missed by the many Friends he made over the years in the chemical industry, in business, socially, and in the Lake Kashwakamak cottage community. A memorial service will be held for Ted at Saint Margaret's-in-the-Pines Anglican Church, 4130 Lawrence Ave. East, Scarborough, Ontario, on Friday, May 13 at 11: 00 a.m. Visitation at the church from 9: 30 a.m. Friends are invited back to the family home following the service to celebrate Ted's life. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Rouge Valley Health System Foundation in recognition of Dr. SWAN.

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LARSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-06-20 published
LARSON, Eric Gordon
In his 92nd year, passed away quietly on June 17th, 2005 at the Burloak Longterm Care Centre in Oakville, Ontario. Eric is survived by his wife Joan Trueman (PURDY,) sons Peter and Douglas and grandchildren Daniel, Virginia, Nathan, Robbie and Nicholas. Predeceased by his father Victor and his mother Sarah (née POPE,) and by his brothers Edwin and Flanders and his sister Lucille. Eric was born in Sherbrooke, Quebec and moved to Oakville in 1954. For many years he was a senior executive with the White Motor Company of Canada Limited. As requested, cremation has taken place with a private funeral. In place of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 7100 Woodbine Avenue, Suite 311, Markham, Ontario, L3R 5J3.

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LARSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-08-10 published
CRONE, Ruth (LARSON)
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Ruth CRONE on Tuesday, August 9th, 2005 at Lakeshore Lodge in Toronto. Her strength and determination were an inspiration to all who knew her. She will be greatly missed by her children Harvey and his wife Bea; Judy and her husband Al and her grandchildren Jordan, Charlotte and Ewan. Although she left Illinois many years ago, her heart has always remained with her sisters Robin, Marie and Jeanette and her brother Charles. She will also be missed by her many Friends at The Church of Saint John The Divine, St. David's Village and Lakeshore Lodge. We would like to thank Doctors OTTOWAY and TEITEL and the Staff at St. Michael's Hospital for their efforts to help Ruth cope with Crohns Disease and Multiple Myeloma. We would also like to extend a special and heartfelt thank you to everyone at Lakeshore Lodge for their compassion and kind, considerate care. Friends will be received at Giffen-Mack "Scarborough" Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, 4115 Lawrence Avenue East (just west of Kingston Road), West Hill, 416-281-6800 on Friday, August 12th, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The Funeral Service will take place at The Church of Saint John The Divine (885 Scarborough Golf Club Road) on Saturday, August 13th, 2005 at 10: 30 a.m. Interment to follow at Saint Margaret's-In-The-Pines Cemetery.

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LARTER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-10-12 published
LARTER, Maurice George
At his residence after a courageous battle with cancer, on Monday, October 10, 2005 at the age of 65. Dearly loved husband and companion of 45 years to Delphine (née LINEHAM.) Dear father of Nicholas and his wife Janet of Mississauga, Mark and his wife Stacey of Oakville, and Simon and his wife Karen of Welland. Loving Grandpa of Rebekah and Matthew, Alexandria, Elizabeth and Catherine, and Sydney and Charlotte. Maurice will be greatly missed by his brother Malcome and his family and sisters-in-law Pauline and Gillian LINEHAM, all of Rugby, England, and brother-in-law Arthur LINEHAM of Australia. Maurice will be sadly missed by his nieces, nephews, Friends and neighbours. A special thank you to the doctors and nursing staff of South Grey Bruce Health Care Centre Hospital, Durham as well as to the Victorian Order of Nurses nurses and Community Care Access Centre for their skillful co-ordination of services, enabling Maurice to live with comfort and dignity at home. Friends will be received at the Scott Funeral Home "Brampton Chapel", 289 Main St. N., Brampton (905-451-1100) on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the Chapel on Friday, October 14, 2005 at 11 a.m. Interment Greenwood Cemetery, Georgetown. Memorial donations to the South Grey Bruce Health Care Centre Hospital, Durham would be appreciated by the family. The family invites you to sign Maurice's Book of Condolences at www.obituariestoday.com

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LARTER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-11-08 published
LARTER, Marjorie Gladys
Born June 3, 1916 in East Luther Township, she passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 5, 2005 at Central Park Lodge, in her 89th year. Beloved wife of the late Clarence A. LARTER. Survived by daughter Sandra and the late Bob THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON, son George and his wife Linda YOUNG. Also survived by sisters Mary TILLEY and Fern RITCHIE. Grandmother to Bill and Michael THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON, Stuart and Dena WILTON. Great-grandmother to Tiffany, Ashley and Adam THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON, Spencer WILTON and Sofia PRINCIPE. She will be greatly missed. Viewing will be Wednesday, November 9th from 7-9 p.m. at Sime's Funeral Home, Grand Valley. Funeral service will be held at the Funeral Home on Thursday, November 10, 2005 at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, please donate to Arthritis Society.

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