MERCHANT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-09-21 published
MERCHANT, Lloyd Ross
A resident of Blenheim, passed away Monday, September 19, 2005 at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, Public General Campus. Born 72 years ago in Norwich Township in Oxford County to the late Thomas and Ola (TAIT/TAITE/TATE) MERCHANT. Dear father of Greg MERCHANT and his wife Margaret of London. Also surviving is his previous wife Pauline HUTCHINSON/HUTCHISON and a brother James MERCHANT and his wife Zora of Alberta. Predeceased by his sister Shirley LOLLINGER and a brother Lyle MERCHANT. Lloyd was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 185 and was a Life Member of the Masonic Lodge, Palestine Chapter. Visitation will take place at the Blenheim Community Funeral Home, 60 Stanley Street, Blenheim, on Thursday, September 22, 2005 from 12: 00 p.m. til 2:00 p.m. A Memorial Service for Mr. MERCHANT will be conducted from the funeral home on Thursday, September 22, 2005 at 2: 00 p.m. with the Reverend Bill TERRIS of the Blenheim Baptist Church officiating. As expressions of sympathy, Friends wishing to make a memorial donation in memory of Mr. MERCHANT, are asked to consider the Canadian Cancer Society. Donations can be arranged by visiting or calling the Blenheim Community Funeral Home, 519-676-9200.

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MERCHANT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-02-15 published
FREEBORN, Michael Armstrong
Passed away on Sunday, February 13, 2005 at the age of 66 after a challenging battle with lung cancer. Predeceased by his mother Louise and father Frank FREEBORN. Beloved husband of Patricia, dear father of son Brian, wife Jeannie, grandfather of Jacob and Brianne of Mississauga, son James, wife Cathy and grand_son Kyle of Barrie, Ontario, daughter Melissa MERCHANT, husband David and grandfather of Benjamin and Emily, who reside in Cobham, Surrey England. Michael, born in Amherst, Nova Scotia, lived in Victoria, British Columbia, Montreal, Toronto, Barrie and Oakville. His career was devoted to Electrical Engineering and owned and operated Freeborn Industries manufacturing electrical systems until 1991. His last 10 years prior to retirement were as a business unit manager for a large multinational to whom he sold his business. The international travel required allowed time to indulge his passion for exposure to interesting people, food and exploring news business relationships. Other interests including cooking, fishing, woodworking, antique collecting and restoration. Michael will be sadly missed by his family and many fishing buddies and Friends. A celebration of Michael's life will be held at the Glen Oaks Memorial Chapel and Reception Centre, 3164 Ninth Line (N.W. corner of Dundas St)
Oakville, Ontario (905) 257-8822) on Friday, February 25, 2005 at 2 p.m. Reception to follow. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to a charity of your choice. Private family interment.

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MERCHANT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-10-31 published
BROWN, The Reverend Joseph
Passed away peacefully on Friday, October 28, 2005 in his 99th year at The Village of Tansley Woods Long Term Care in Burlington, Ontario.
He is survived by his daughter Louise MERCHANT and her husband Dave, his son Peter BROWN and his wife Doreen and his son Richard BROWN (Nouella.) Remembered with love by his grandchildren Doug MERCHANT (Cheryl Ann) and Heather EDWARD (Glenn), Jason BROWN (Alison,) and Chris BROWN (Claire.) Also survived by great-granddaughters Claire and Danielle MERCHANT and Sophie BROWN.
Cremation has taken place. A service of remembrance and a reception will be held at the Morley Bedford Funeral Home, 159 Eglinton Avenue West (two lights west of Yonge) on Friday, November 4 at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations made to The United Church of Canada Mission and Service Fund or to a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

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MERCHANT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-15 published
FREEBORN, Michael Armstrong
Passed away on Sunday, February 13, 2005 at the age of 66 after a challenging battle with lung cancer. Predeceased by his mother Louise and father Frank FREEBORN. Beloved husband of Patricia, dear father of son Brian, wife Jeannie, grandfather of Jacob and Brianne of Mississauga, son James, wife Cathy and grand_son Kyle of Barrie, Ontario, daughter Melissa MERCHANT, husband David and grandfather of Benjamin and Emily, who reside in Cobham, Surrey, England. Michael, born in Amherst, Nova Scotia, lived in Victoria, British Columbia, Montreal, Toronto, Barrie and Oakville. His career was devoted to Electrical Engineering and owned and operated Freeborn Industries manufacturing electrical systems until 1991. His last 10 years prior to retirement were as a business unit manager for a large multinational to whom he sold his business. The international travel required allowed time to indulge his passion for exposure to interesting people, food and exploring new business relationships. Other interests include cooking, fishing, woodworking, antique collecting and restoration. Michael will be sadly missed by his family and many fishing buddies and Friends. A celebration of Michael's life will he held at the Glen Oaks Memorial Chapel and Reception Centre, 3164 Ninth Line (n.w. corner of Dundas St.), Oakville, Ontario (905-257-8822) on Friday, February 25, 2005 at 2 p.m. Reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice. Private family interment.

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MERCHANT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-10-07 published
THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON, Doris (née WHITTON)
Peacefully on Wednesday, October 5th, 2005, at Etobicoke General Hospital, at the age of 62. Married 47 years to Bruce. Beloved mother of Sara and the late Robert Bruce THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON. Loving sister-in-law of Bobby, Jennifer and Ashleigh MERCHANT. Proud grandmother of Matteo (Matthew). She will be missed by all of her family and Friends. A private cremation has taken place. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Toronto Humane Society, River Street. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Newediuk Funeral Home, Kipling Chapel, 416-745-7555.

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MERCHANT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-10-31 published
BROWN, The Reverend Joseph
Passed away peacefully, on Friday, October 28, 2005, in his 99th year, at The Village of Tansley Woods Long Term Care in Burlington, Ontario. He is survived by his daughter Louise MERCHANT and her husband Dave, his son Peter BROWN and his wife Doreen, and his son Richard BROWN (Nouella.) Remembered with love by his grandchildren Doug MERCHANT (Cheryl Ann) and Heather EDWARD (Glenn,) Jason BROWN (Alison,) and Chris BROWN (Claire.) Also survived by great-granddaughters Claire and Danielle MERCHANT and Sophie BROWN. Cremation has taken place. A Service of Remembrance and a reception will be held at the Morley Bedford Funeral Home, 159 Eglinton Avenue West (two lights west of Yonge), on Friday, November 4 at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations made to The United Church of Canada Mission and Service Fund or to a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

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MERCIER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-28 published
SCILIPOTI, Julia
Suddenly at her residence on Saturday, December 24, 2005. Julia, loved daughter of Margaret and Sebastian. Dear sister of Anthony and his wife, Ana, Sandra and her husband Sebastien MERCIER. Dear aunt of Sofia, Madelaine and Alexandre. Friends will be received at the Jerrett Funeral Home, 6191 Yonge Street (2 lights south of Steeles), North York, on Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass on Friday at 10: 00 a.m. from St. Gabriel's Church, 650 Sheppard Ave. E., North York. Entombment Holy Cross Cemetery.

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MERCOFF o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-10 published
SNODDY, Marjorie Miriam (née COLTMAN)
Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Wednesday, December 7th, 2005 at age 76 years. Beloved wife of the late David William SNODDY. Dear mother of David SNODDY and Carolyn and Derek LAMONT. Loving Granny Marj to Siobhan. Survived by her sister Barbara LANGILLE of Scarborough and sister-in-law Lena MERCOFF of Woodstock. Predeceased by her siblings Roger COLTMAN, Linda COLTMAN and Gary COLTMAN. She will be sadly missed by her nieces, nephews and long time Friends. A Memorial Service will be held at All Saints Anglican Church, Dundas St. W., Whitby on Saturday, December 17th, 2005 at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Lung Association, the Cancer Society, St. John's Anglican Church, Bowmanville or All Saints Church, Whitby. Arrangements entrusted to The Northcutt Elliott Funeral Home, 53 Division St. N., Bowmanville, (905) 623-5668. www.northcuttelliott.com

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MERDZAN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-12-16 published
MERDZAN, Brenda Lorraine (née RAWLINSON) P.Eng.
At the age of 41, peacefully in her sleep, with family by her side, on Wednesday December 14, 2005 at the Ian Anderson House, Oakville, Ontario, after a long courageous battle with a brain tumour. Beloved wife of Stephen for 17 years, devoted mother to Carolyne, cherished daughter of Fred and Lorraine RAWLINSON and dear sister to Eric RAWLINSON (Mary,) and aunt to Mitchell. Granddaughter to recently deceased Alfreda MacFARLANE. Daughter-in-law of Mike and Stephanie MERDZAN, sister-in-law to Diana PETRE (Chris) and dear aunt to Matthew. Brenda will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by her Auntie Lois, Uncle Gerry and her cousin Jocelyne LEPAGE of Montreal, and by her Auntie Gwen of Atlanta, Georgia. Brenda was born in Montreal in 1964 and moved to Mississauga in 1979. She graduated from the University of Toronto with a degree in Industrial Engineering (8T6). A former Logistics Manager for Playtex Canada, she also served as a volunteer for Big Sisters, Girl Guides of Canada, Canadian Cancer Society, Heart and Stroke Foundation and St. Luke School in Oakville. All those who knew Brenda will miss her delightful smile and very generous heart. Special thanks to the medical and nursing team in the Neuro-oncology Unit, Sunnybrook and Women's Health Sciences Centre, Dr. Rodger GLOVER, and the I.A.H. nursing and volunteer support team. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter 'Peel' Chapel, 2180 Hurontario St. (Hwy. 10, North of Queen Elizabeth Way), on Monday December 19, 2005 from 2 o'clock until the time of Funeral Service in the Chapel at 3 o'clock. If desired, remembrances made to Ian Anderson House www.IanAndersonHouse.com would be gratefully appreciated.

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MERDZAN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-16 published
MERDZAN, Brenda Lorraine (née RAWLINSON,) P.Eng.
At the age of 41, peacefully in her sleep, with family by her side, on Wednesday, December 14, 2005 at the Ian Anderson House, Oakville, Ontario, after a long courageous battle with a brain tumour. Beloved wife of Stephen for 17 years, devoted mother to Carolyne, cherished daughter of Fred and Lorraine RAWLINSON and dear sister to Eric RAWLINSON (Mary,) and aunt to Mitchell. Granddaughter to recently deceased Alfreda MacFARLANE. Daughter-in-law of Mike and Stephanie MERDZAN, sister-in-law to Diana PETRE (Chris) and dear aunt to Matthew. Brenda will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by her Auntie Lois, Uncle Gerry and her cousin Jocelyne LEPAGE of Montreal, and by her Auntie Gwen of Atlanta, Georgia. Brenda was born in Montreal in 1964 and moved to Mississauga in 1979. She graduated from the University of Toronto with a degree in Industrial Engineering (8T6). A former Logistics Manager for Playtex Canada, she also served as a volunteer for Big Sisters, Girl Guides of Canada, Canadian Cancer Society, Heart and Stroke Foundation and St. Luke School in Oakville. All those who knew Brenda will miss her delightful smile and very generous heart. Special thanks to the medical and nursing team in the Neuro-oncology Unit, Sunnybrook and Women's Health Sciences Centre, Dr. Rodger GLOVER, and the I.A.H. nursing and volunteer support team. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter "Peel" Chapel, 2180 Hurontario St. (Hwy. 10, North of Queen Elizabeth Way), on Monday, December 19, 2005 from 2 o'clock until the time of Funeral Service in the Chapel at 3 o'clock. If desired, remembrances made to Ian Anderson House www.IanAndersonHouse.com would be gratefully appreciated.

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MEREDITH o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-01-20 published
MARQUIS, Mary Emily (MEREDITH)
Passed away, at Grey Bruce Health Services, Markdale, on Tuesday, January 18th, 2005. Mary Emily MEREDITH, beloved wife and lifelong sweetheart of the late Joseph Clark, in her 89th year. Emily was the dear sister and best friend of Eva McCLEARY and sister-in-law of Isla MEREDITH. Predeceased by two brothers, Elmer and Howard MEREDITH. Emily will always be loved and remembered by her adoring nieces and nephews, extended family, large circle of Friends and neighbours. Her loving nature and Friendship extended to everyone she met. Resting at the May Funeral Home, Markdale for visitation from 6: 30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., on Thursday, January 20th and at Annesley United Church, 82 Toronto Street South, Markdale, on Friday, January 21st from 11: 30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., with funeral service to follow at 1: 00 p.m. Spring interment in Markdale Cemetery. Donations to the Centre Grey Health Services Foundation in memory of Joseph and Emily would be appreciated by the family.
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MEREDITH o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-06-29 published
McDONALD, Ina (ACHESON)
Passed away in G.B.H.S. Owen Sound on Sunday, June 26th, 2005. Ina (ACHESON) McDONALD, in her 89th year, beloved wife of the late Robert McDONALD and dear mother of Joan (James) McKINLAY and grandmother of Robert, all of R.R.#1 Ravenna. Sister-in-law of Edna (Frank) MEREDITH and Helen McDONALD, both of Dundalk, Jim (Eleanor) McDONALD of Markdale. Will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews and Friends. Predeceased by her parents, William and Emma ACHESON, and also Ren and Mary ACHESON, Stella and Russell PATTERSON, Marion and Earl WALTON, Sylvia, Gordon and Aleth ACHESON, Bill and Mickie McDONALD, Bertha McDONALD, Jack McDONALD and Murray McDONALD. Resting at the McMillan and Jack Funeral Home, Dundalk. Service in the chapel on Thursday, June 30th, 2005 at 11: 00 a.m. Interment in Dundalk Cemetery. Donations to Canadian Food Grains Bank, Centre Grey Hospital Building Fund or G.B.H.S. Owen Sound. Visitation on Wednesday from 3: 00 to 5:00 p.m. and 7: 00 to 9:00 p.m.
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MEREDITH o@ca.on.kent_county.wallaceburg.wallaceburg_courier_press 2005-07-20 published
FREWING, Douglas Frederick
Douglas Frederick FREWING a resident of Wallaceburg passed away on Wednesday, July 13, 2005 in his 80th year. Beloved husband of the late Dorothy (SMITH.) Loving father and father-in-law of Margaret and Mark FRALEIGH. Dear grandfather of Tina FRALEIGH and Erin and her husband Daryl BRAYSHAW. Great grandfather of Mitchel CHAUVIN, Brandon and Emma FRALEIGH and the late Mark. Brother and brother-in-law of Marion FOX and the late Jack, Betty ADKIN and the late Gerald, Alfred and Marguerite DUBEAU, Melissa SHEPLEY and the late Fred, Donna and Keith MEREDITH, Rita SMITH and the late Walter, Ellen SMITH and the late John and the late Stewart and Betty SMITH, Douglas SMITH, Jean and William LAPRISE, Marian and John THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON and Annie and Earl RAYMOND. He is survived by many nieces and nephews. Doug was born in Fort Myers, Florida, the son of Albert and Maude (McPHAIL) FREWING and came to Canada when he was very young. He became a Canadian citizen in his early 60's. Doug was a member of Saint Johns Ambulance and taught first aid to hundreds of industrial workers and citizens of Wallaceburg, surrounding communities and Boy Scout camps including the Scout Jamboree in Wilkesport. He was a member of the United Auto Workers and Past Elder with Knox Presbyterian Church. The family received relatives and Friends at the Haycock-Cavanagh Funeral Home, 409 Nelson Street in Wallaceburg. The funeral service was conducted by Reverend David HEATH on Saturday, July 16, 2005 in the chapel of the funeral home at 2 p.m. The interment followed at Riverview Cemetery. If desired, remembrances to Saint John's Ambulance may be left at the funeral home. 519-627-3231.

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MEREDITH o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-01-17 published
CRAM, Arlene Isobel
Arlene Isobel CRAM age 80, died peacefully at home surrounded by her family on Saturday, January 15th, 2005. Beloved wife of the late John W. CRAM (1995.) Cherished mother of Debbie SCHRAM and her husband Bob, Patty ALLEN and her husband Larry, Nancy McKEOUGH and her husband Bill and Martha CRAM and her husband Stefan NOWAK. Loving grandmother of Mark, John and David SCHRAM, Tricia, Hugh and Richard ALLEN, Rob, MEREDITH and Tom McKEOUGH and Michelle and Michael NOWAK. Predeceased by her parents Harold and Martha LOGAN and her sister Nancy BEEMAN. Blessed with dedicated caregivers Marg and Yvette. Visitation will take place at the Logan Funeral Home, 371 Dundas Street (between Waterloo and Colborne Street) London, on Monday, January 17th, 2005 from 2-3 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held at First St. Andrew's United Church, 350 Queens Ave., on Tuesday, January 18th, 2005 at 2 p.m. with the Reverend Dr. Susan SHELSTAD presiding. Cremation and interment Oakland Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated. Online condolences www.loganfh.ca. A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Arlene CRAM.

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MEREDITH o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-03-03 published
DOBBIE, John Irwin
Peacefully at London Health Sciences Centre, University Campus on Tuesday, March 1, 2005 with his family at his side John Irwin DOBBIE of Middlesex Centre in his 81st year. Beloved husband of Dorothy (COOPER) DOBBIE for 58 years. Dear father of John and Carol Anne of Wiarton, William and Joan of Middlesex Centre, Robert and Alice of Lucan, and Judy DOBBIE of London. Also survived by 11 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Dear brother-in-law of Joan DOBBIE of London. Predeceased by his parents Frank and Mary DOBBIE and 3 brothers and 5 sisters. Especially remembered by Irene and Ford DAPUETO, Sandra CLODE, Pat JANSEN and Dr. Ray and Marion MEREDITH. John farmed in Westminster and London Townships his entire life and retired in 1997. Friends may call at the C. Haskett and son Funeral Home, 223 Main Street, Lucan on Thursday, March 3rd from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A private family service will be held on Friday. Interment Medway Cemetery, Middlesex Centre. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Condolences may be forwarded through www.haskettfh.com.

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MEREDITH o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-03-14 published
ELLIS, Maxine Elinor (née JEWELL)
On March 12th, 2005 in the presence of her devoted family, in her 85th year, Maxine Elinor ELLIS (née JEWELL) of London, Ontario, was embraced in love and grace by her precious Saviour, Jesus Christ. She is survived by her hubsand of 57 years Albert, her son Douglas (Heather) and their children Naomi (Gregory McCULLOCH,) Sarah and her beau Cameron GRIFFIN, daughter Mary LECOUTEUR, and son Bill (Lucy) and their daughter Jaclyn, sister Betty MEREDITH (London,) brother-in-law Orville WILKE (Waterloo,) sisters-in-law Margaret JEWELL (Leamington,) Mary JEWELL (Dundurn, Saskatchewan.,) Yvonne HART (Mississauga) and Kathleen ELLIS (London.) Also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins, great nieces/nephews, and great great nieces/nephews. Predeceased by son-in-law Douglas LECOUTEUR, step-sister Helen and her husband Lloyd BARNES, brother Charles JEWELL, sister Lorene WILKE, brother Kenneth JEWELL, and step brother-in-law Bob HART. The family will receive firiends and relatives at Forest Lawn Memorial Chapel, 1997 Dundas Street East (at Wavell), London, for visitation on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service at Glen Cairn Baptist Church, 345 Pond Mills Rd. on Tuesday, March 15, 2005 at 12 p.m. Pastor Mark HOLLYWOOD officiating. Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Maxine are asked to consider the Canadian Bible Society or Association of Baptist for World Evangelism, Memorial Christian Hospital or Baptist Bible College in Bangladesh, in lieu of flowers. Arrangements entrusted to Memorial Funeral Home 452-3770.

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MEREDITH o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-03-15 published
ELLIS, Maxine Elinor (née JEWELL)
On March 12th, 2005 in the presence of her devoted family, in her 85th year, Maxine Elinor ELLIS (née JEWELL) of London, Ontario, was embraced in love and grace by her precious Saviour, Jesus Christ. She is survived by her hubsand of 57 years Albert, her son Douglas (Heather) and their children Naomi (Gregory McCULLOCH,) Sarah and her beau Cameron GRIFFIN, daughter Mary LECOUTEUR, and son Bill (Lucy) and their daughter Jaclyn, sister Betty MEREDITH (London,) brother-in-law Orville WILKE (Waterloo,) sisters-in-law Margaret JEWELL (Leamington,) Mary JEWELL (Dundurn, Saskatchewan.,) Yvonne HART (Mississauga) and Kathleen ELLIS (London.) Also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins, great nieces/nephews, and great great nieces/nephews. Predeceased by son-in-law Douglas LECOUTEUR, step-sister Helen and her husband Lloyd BARNES, brother Charles JEWELL, sister Lorene WILKE, brother Kenneth JEWELL, and step brother-in-law Bob HART. The family will receive Friends and relatives at Forest Lawn Memorial Chapel, 1997 Dundas Street East (at Wavell), London, for visitation on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service at Glen Cairn Baptist Church, 345 Pond Mills Rd. on Tuesday, March 15, 2005 at 12 p.m. Pastor Mark HOLLYWOOD officiating. Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Maxine are asked to consider the Canadian Bible Society or Association of Baptist for World Evangelism, Memorial Christian Hospital or Baptist Bible College in Bangladesh, in lieu of flowers. Arrangements entrusted to Memorial Funeral Home 452-3770.

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MEREDITH o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-06-10 published
McGEE, Ruth Ellen (née FADER)
Ruth Ellen, age 95, of London, passed away at Dearness Home, London on Tuesday, June 7, 2005. She was born in Sombra Township, daughter of the late Christopher and Mary (THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON) FADER. Surviving is one son Wilfred J. McGEE and Denise of R.R.#3 Parry Sound two grandchildren Denny and Dawn Ann, 7 great-grandchildren and 2 greatgreat-grandchildren; a brother-in-law Don and Doris MEREDITH. She is predeceased by her husband James Stanley McGEE in 1971, five sisters and one brother Wilfred FADER. Visitors will be received at the Thomas L. DeBurger Funeral Home, 620 Cross Street, Dresden on Saturday, June 11, 2005 from 10: 00 a.m. until service time at 11: 00 a.m. Reverend George FLEMING/FLEMMING will officiate. Interment in Dresden Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made by cheque to Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation and left at the funeral home.

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MEREDITH o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-07-25 published
CLARK, Velma Blanche (née MEREDITH)
Velma Blanche of Saint Thomas, on Saturday, July 23, 2005, at the Saint Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, in her 99th year. Beloved wife of the late Theo R. CLARK (1949) and dearly loved mother of Wayne and his wife Lorraine CLARK of Saint Thomas. She was the last of her family. Predeceased by 2 brothers Ralph and Lyle MEREDITH and 4 sisters Beatrice MEREDITH, Olive BAUMAN/BOWMAN, Irene (Sullivan) GREENAWAY and Hilda JOHNSON. Sadly missed by a number of nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. Velma was born in Chatham on March 26, 1907, the daughter of the late Alexander and Clara (POTTRUFF) MEREDITH. She was a member of Central United Church. Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin Street, St. Thomas where the funeral service will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. Interment to follow in Saint Thomas Cemetery. Visitation Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Remembrances may be made to the Victorian Order of Nurses or the Red Cross Homecare.

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MEREDITH o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-09-12 published
ROBB, Betty
We, the family of Betty ROBB, would like to express our thanks and appreciation to our relatives and Friends for your support after the loss of a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother. Thank you for the visits, calls, cards, food, kind words and prayers. Thank you also to: the doctors and the 8th floor staff at University Hospital for your care and helpfulness during Betty's last week Bill HASKETT of Haskett's Funeral Home for his professional assistance Rev. Dr. David WILLIAMSON for his continued support and special efforts to be with us; and Siloam United Church for the wonderful facilities used during the visitation, service and luncheon. A special thank you goes out to the St. Elizabeth nursing and home care staff who looked after Betty during her illness and to Dr. MEREDITH for his dedicated care. Bev and family

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MEREDITH o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-09-17 published
ROBB, Betty
We, the family of Betty ROBB, would like to express our thanks and appreciation to our relatives and Friends for your support after the loss of a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother. Thank you for the visits, calls, cards, food, kind words and prayers. Thank you also to: the doctors and the 8th floor staff at University Hospital for your care and helpfulness during Betty's last week Bill HASKETT of Haskett's Funeral Home for his professional assistance Rev. Dr. David WILLIAMSON for his continued support and special efforts to be with us; and Siloam United Church for the wonderful facilities used during the visitation, service and luncheon. A special thank you goes out to the St. Elizabeth nursing and home care staff who looked after Betty during her illness and to Dr. MEREDITH for his dedicated care. Bev and family

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MEREDITH o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-12-13 published
TEDBALL, Clayton
In his 100th year, peacefully at Vision Nursing Home, Sarnia, on December 11th, 2005, after a full and productive life. Loving father of Fred and Ron TEDBALL of Sarnia. Predeceased by parents Henry and Amelia TEDBALL and ten siblings. Wives, Agnes SMITH and Marian PARK. Sons, John Clayton TEDBALL and Robert Lorne TEDBALL. Survived by nieces Beryl CHAMBERS, Elda PATTERSON, Eleanor MATHERS, Betty GRANT, Marion DURHAM. Granddaughters, Debbie MEREDITH, Joanna TEDBALL and Leanne BOND. Grandsons, David and Rick TEDBALL, Anthony TEDBALL and many more great grand decedents. Born at Sylvan, Ontario in 1906, raised in Parkhill, Clayton worked in various trades including teamster in the grain harvest of southern Saskatchewan, meat cutter in Weston, Ontario and in Sarnia for Walker Brothers Stores until joining Imperial Oil Limited, Sarnia in 1928. During World War 2, Clayton was assigned to Polymer Corporation as an operators/supervisor to help build and start the first Butyl Rubber production plant. After the war he returned to Imperial Oil where he continued to work in supervision and farm in Sarnia township until his retirement after 38 years of service. He then went on to enjoy 40 years of retirement and will be sadly missed by his family and the loving and caring staff of Vision Nursing Home, who enjoyed listening to his music renditions on the harmonica. There will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place and a private family service will be held with his interment in Lakeview Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be made thru donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or charity of choice and messages of condolence to www.djrobb.on.ca.

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MEREDITH o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-02-10 published
MENZIES, A. Alexander " Sandy," (PhD.Econ)
Born in Fergus, Ontario in 1940, Sandy died in Vancouver February 8, 2005 after a lengthy illness. Formerly of Ottawa he is survived by his wife and best friend Susan (MEREDITH.) Beloved brother of Heather BEECROFT (Toronto,) uncle of Christopher BEECROFT, brother-in-law to Leslie LEWIN, Deborah MacDOUGALL, Hilary MEREDITH, David MEREDITH, Jocelyn HIDI, Michael MEREDITH and numerous nieces and nephews. Predeceased by parents Albert A. and Helen I. (MUIR) MENZIES. Educator, public servant, champion horse breeder and community volunteer "Sandy" will be missed by many Friends and relatives, Merediths and Menzies alike. Thanks to Dr. Brian Calvin and Dr. Michael Kenyon of Nanaimo and the British Columbia Transplant team for their compassionate care. Sandy's desire for a private cremation has been respected. Memorial service will be held at a later date in Ontario. Donations in his memory can be made to the Dave and Grace Meredith Fund, Univ. of Ottawa Heart Institute Foundation, 40 Ruskin Street, Ottawa K1Y 4W7. The family invites you to sign the book of condolences at
www.obituariestoday.com
"As long as there is someone who loves us, we will remain alive. Memories make us immortal."
Leo Buscaglia
Valley View Funeral Home 604-596-8866

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MEREDITH o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-02-17 published
MILLER, Florence Elizabeth
At Quinte Healthcare Belleville General on Tuesday, February 15, 2005 Florence (MEREDITH) of Northbrook, Ontario in her 95th year. Wife of the late Arnold W. MILLER. Mother of Lorne (Yvonne,) Pickering; Dilys (Charlie) PARKS, Cavan; Fay (Roy) WETHERALL, Carrying Place; Eileen FLIELER (Late Arnold), Cloyne; Evelyn SCOTT (Late Allan), Foxboro; Kenneth (Ruth), Ajax; Doug (Sherrill), Rockport; Nina (Lorne) JENKINS, Sharbot Lake; Teresa SCOTT (Late Vern), Arden; June (Don) DICKEY, Peterborough; Cliff, Whitby Freida HYNNE (Late Roger), Belleville; Jim, Barrie; Barbara (John) KOT, Peterborough; Brian (Lynn,) Belleville; Robert (Bobbi,) Madoc; Sandra, Oshawa. Sister of May OWEN, Saskatoon; Phyllis STOGRAN, Florida; Winnie RUSSELL, Florida; Lillian KINE, Alberta and the late Gilbert, STANLEY, Ernie, Percy, Noël and Noella MEREDITH. Loved by her 39 grandchildren, 53 great grandchildren and 5 great great grandchildren. The family will receive Friends at the McConnell Funeral Home, Tweed from 2-4 and 7-9 Friday. Funeral service in the Tweed Chapel Saturday, February 19, at 1: 30 p.m. Spring Interment: Arden Cemetery. Donations: Pine Meadow Nursing Home or Cloyne and District Historical Society.

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MEREDITH o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-02-19 published
MATHESON, Wilhillmine Nevett
Born in Glasgow at 6 am April 2, 1914 died at 7 pm on Monday February 7, 2005. She was the last surviving child of Charles Joseph Keith MATHESON and Isa Keith ROSS and at the age of 90 lived the longest of her four brothers; Charles, John, William and Norman and her two sisters Gladys SCLATER and Phyllis MEREDITH. They are survived by Bud MEREDITH, Mary MATHESON and Lucienne MATHESON, the spouses of Phyllis, Billy, and Norm.
Her nieces, Joan GUTZEIT, Marsha GREENBAUM, Barbara WARREN, Pamela HARRISON, Lynda FEENAN, Nikki MATHESON, and Janice MATHESON and nephews Robbie MEREDITH, Ian MATHESON and Bryan MATHESON all have fond memories of her visits. Whether dancing, singing or telling stories, our Auntie Winnie always made each of us feel unique in this world. We will all miss that special quality.
Sadly she lost three young people she was especially close to Lynda's husband Mike OSTROWSKI who died at 44, her nephew Scot MATHESON, Billy's son who died at 38 and nephew Donald MATHESON, Charlie's son who died at 28.
Her oldest brother Charlie (age 19) arrived in Toronto, Canada in the fall of 1928 and was followed by their parents and Gladys (17), John (16), Winnie (14), Phyllis (11), Billy (8) and Norm (6). Winnie started working shortly after she arrived and a year later was employed by General Electric Canada where she worked for 50 years. Quite an achievement, fifty years with one company! She was well liked there and respected for the good job she did in the accounting department. They didn't want her to leave and she agreed to stay for a few months after her 65th birthday.
In her retirement years she enjoyed living in Dunedin, Florida in the winter months and in Toronto at 33 Rosehill Ave. for the remainder of the year. When her health failed she moved to the Laughlin Centre which she enjoyed. With a twinkle in her eye, she remarked that they kept her so busy she might as well be working. She loved the people, companionship, the games and the outings. Later she moved to Belmont House. Her nieces Janice and Marsha who spent time with her during her last two days were impressed by how well she was liked and cared for there during her final days.
A private burial will be held. At a later date this spring, the family has planned a reception to celebrate the lives of Winnie and her brothers and sisters. In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be sent to the Alzheimer's Association.

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MEREDITH o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-04-05 published
MEREDITH, Anna Ruth
In her 96th year on Sunday, April 3, 2005. Born July 1, 1909 in New Liskeard to Helena and Walter MEREDITH. Predeceased by her dear brother James W. MEREDITH and sister-in-law Elinor. Fondly remembered by her nephew and nieces and their families, by her many cousins and Friends. Ruth was one of the oldest members of St. George's United Church (now Eglinton-St. George's) where she was baptized in 1912. She taught Sunday School for many years and was active in the United Church Women until the late 1980s. A member of the Business and Professional Women's Club at Timothy Eaton Memorial Church and of the Canadian Club, she was also a great supporter of the Canadian Opera Company and the Toronto Choir Festival. An inveterate traveller, she criss-crossed North America and Europe, returning with souvenirs for younger family members. She was an active member of her family association, the Kidd Clan. Wonderful care given by the staff of 2-West, Ina Grafton Gage Home has been much appreciated. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Ina Grafton Gage Home or Eglinton-St. George's United Church. Funeral will be held at Eglinton-St. George's, 35 Lytton Blvd., one block west of Yonge Street, on Thursday, April 7 at 11: 00 a.m. Interment to follow at Alliston Union Cemetery. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Morley Bedford Funeral Home.

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MEREDITH o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-14 published
POTTER, William Wakely (1921-2005)
After a valiant battle with heart disease, William W. POTTER died January 13, 2005. He is survived by his wife of 58 years Ruby L. POTTER, son William J. POTTER and wife Linda, daughter Susan GRANT and husband the late Jim, five grandchildren, Lisa, MEREDITH and Andrew POTTER, Alexandra and Veronica GRANT and two great-grandchildren, Kiera and Emma GRANT- SEDORE. A native of Toronto, a product of Lawrence Park, Bill was a King Scout in his youth. Bill served with distinction as a flight lieutenant during World War 2 and flew with both the Royal Air Force (201 Squadron) and Royal Canadian Air Force (423 Squadron) completing over one hundred operational flights. In 1946 he joined Beneficial Finance Company of Canada and over the next twenty-seven years he assumed greater managerial authority and resided in Toronto, Ontario, Syracuse, New York and Short Hills, New Jersey. Bill retired as President and Director of Beneficial Management Corporation, a New York Stock Exchange corporation. Moving back to Canada, he came out of retirement to become President of The Trust Companies Association of Canada from 1973 to 1987, followed by directorships on a number of corporate and bank boards in the U.S.A. and Canada. Many thanks to all those who, over recent months, have shown great compassion and skill, especially the physicians and nursing staff at York Central Hospital, Richmond Hill, 3rd Floor North Cardiac Wing. A special note of gratitude is extended to Dr. Grace CHUA and staff of the Cardiac Surgical Intensive Care Unit. Donations in his memory may be made to: York Central Hospital: by mail to 10 Trench Street, Richmond Hill, L4C 4Z3, memo Cardiac Unit or access the web at www.yorkcentral.on.ca; or the Heart and Stroke Association of Ontario, accessingthe web for information at www.heartandstroke.ca; or a charity of your choice.

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MEREDITH o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-27 published
REEVE, Thomas William " Bill"
Suddenly and unexpectedly, on Tuesday, January 25, 2005 at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital. Bill REEVE in his 81st year. Dearly beloved husband of Betty (née MEREDITH.) Loving father of Pat (Bill), Carol (John), John (Debbie), Nancy, Peggy (John), Jim (Alice) and Robert (Tammy). Cherished grandfather of 12 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Helen BARR, brother-in-law of Kay BEECHAM and Quint FERRI. Bill will be greatly missed by all his Friends and relatives. Friends will be received from the J. Scott Early Funeral Home, 21 James Street, Milton, 905-878-2669 on Thursday, January 27 (today) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Interment to take place at Churchville Cemetery, Brampton on Friday, January 28th at 1: 00 p.m. A Funeral Service will follow at Munn's United Church, 5 Dundas St. E., Oakville at 2: 30 p.m. Asexpressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Milton District Hospital Foundation or Munn's United Church - Oakville. Special thanks to Dr. Gail MacPHERSON and the staff at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital for all their care and support.

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MEREDITH o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-05 published
MEREDITH, Anna Ruth
In her 96th year, on Sunday, April 3, 2005. Born July 1, 1909 in New Liskeard to Helena and Walter MEREDITH. Predeceased by her dear brother James W. MEREDITH and sister-in-law Elinor. Fondly remembered by her nephew and nieces and their families, by her many cousins and Friends. Ruth was one of the oldest members of St. George's United Church (now Eglinton-St. George's) where she was baptized in 1912. She taught Sunday School for many years and was active in the United Church Women until the late 1980s. A member of the Business and Professional Women's Club at Timothy Eaton Memorial Church and of the Canadian Club, she was also a great supporter of the Canadian Opera Company and the Toronto Choir Festival. An inveterate traveller, she criss-crossed North America and Europe, returning with souvenirs for younger family members. She was an active member of her family association, the Kidd Clan. The wonderful care given by the staff of 2-West, Ina Grafton Gage Home has been much appreciated. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Ina Grafton Gage Home or Eglinton-St. George's United Church. Funeral will be held at Eglinton-St. George's, 35 Lytton Blvd., one block west of Yonge Street, on Thursday, April 7 at 11: 00 a.m. Interment to follow at Alliston Union Cemetery. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Morley Bedford Funeral Home.

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MEREDITH o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-05-24 published
CHRISTIE, Margaret
Peacefully, at the Leisureworld Nursing Home, on Monday, May 23, 2005 in her 95th year. Predeceased by her beloved husband Victor. Loving mother of Stephanie MEREDITH and her late husband Michael and Alan and his wife Ann. Friends will be received at the Sherrin Funeral Home, 873 Kingston Road (west of Victoria Park Ave.), Toronto (416-698-2861), on Wednesday, May 25, 2005 from 11 a.m. until time of service in the Chapel at 12 noon. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to The Hospital for Sick Children in Margaret's memory would be greatly appreciated.

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MEREDITH o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-07-23 published
MEREDITH, Robert F. " Bud"
The family sadly announces the peaceful passing of Robert MEREDITH. He was born September 7, 1917 in Georgetown, raised and married in Toronto and resided in St. Catharines for over 60 years. Loving husband of the late Phyllis MEREDITH (née MATHESON.) Beloved father of Rob MEREDITH and his wife Jane and Lynda FEENAN and her husband Ron. Predeceased by his son-in-law Mike OSTROWSKI. Affectionately known as Baba to his grandchildren Deborah ADAM/ADAMS (Bruce,) Scott MEREDITH (Christina,) Daphne FREILL (Peter.) Cherished great-grandfather to Meredith, Paige, Chase, Sydney and Morgan. Loving brother to Lloyd MEREDITH (Ann) and predeceased by his brother Charles MEREDITH (Phyllis.) Will be missed by Christine, John, Jack, and Callie SHANNON and Carolyn and Mike LAMB. He is a former District Commissioner of the St. Catharines and District Boy Scouts of Canada and devoted over 75 years to the scouting movement. Former longtime employee of Lord and Burnam. A special thanks to his Friends and caregivers at the Oakville Senior Citizens Residence and more recently to all the Friends and staff who cared for him so deeply at the Post Inn Village. Following cremation, a Memorial Service will be held at a later date. "Forever in our hearts"

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MEREDITH o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-08-04 published
THOMAS, Cecil Roy " Tommy"
88. Of Halifax, died July 19, 2005, at the Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre. Born in Oshawa, Ontario, he was the son of the late Roy and Euphemia (PENNOCK) THOMAS. Tommy served his country in the Royal Canadian Navy for 27 years, and was a Veteran of the Second World War. He worked for the City of Halifax for many years until his retirement in 1982. Born on a farm, he had a lifelong love of gardening, and had many flower and vegetable gardens. He loved playing poker with his poker buddies for thirty years. He was a practical joker with a great sense of humour. He enjoyed golf and was a Toronto Maple Leaf fan, and was a member of Bethany United Church in earlier years. He, along with his wife, took great pride in their home, having developed it into the beautiful landscape it is today. He was well travelled making many trips throughout Canada and the United States, his favourite destination being Las Vegas. Tommy enjoyed remarkable good health until his recent illness. He is survived by his son Roy THOMAS (Elaine MEREDITH,) Halifax; brother Reid THOMAS (Karen CAMPBELL,) Pickering, Ontario. He was predeceased by his wife of 46 years, Helen E. (COLE) THOMAS; brothers Bruce, Keith, and Reesor; sister Aileen. Visitation was held at Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax. Funeral Service was from Bethany United Church, Rev. Ihasz officiated. Burial in Oakridge Memory Gardens, Lower Sackville. Donations to the Multiple Sclerosis Society. Online condolences may be made at www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com.

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MEREDITH o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-11-27 published
Amon BECKLES, 18: Loved to the end
Funerals are for the living and Amon BECKLES is no longer among the quick.
Couldn't hear the singing of Friends, the sobbing of family -- Amon! Amon! -- the cooing of a beautiful daughter, contented baby sounds that turned into occasional cranky crying over the course of a two-hour service.
Moesha is 18 months old. Her father was 18 years old.
She wore her hair in cute pink barrettes and was passed lovingly from lap to lap in the first pew.
He wore a dark suit and was laid out in an open casket at the front of the church.
Mourners converged there to keen and embrace before the lid was closed and the service began. The grieving mother collapses but strong arms lift her up; almost carry the broken woman to her seat.
A few teenage girls wear T-shirts depicting the deceased -- tall, lanky, handsome -- and below the picture, a legend, his epitaph: "A Friend Till The End."
And this is the end: A dead teenager, an early grave, one more slain black Toronto youth.
A week and a day ago, it was BECKLES who came to mourn a murdered friend -- not at this church, but at another quite like it, where swaying arms are held high during the singing of hymns and pastors deliver righteous sermons in fervid tones, peppered with interjections from the faithful of Yeah! and Amen!
They take their Bible seriously at the Abundant Life Assembly. They take their God seriously, and joyfully as well, but too often, this past year, with sorrow for their lost sons.
Seven times, said one pastor, has he attended at the funeral of a young man felled by bullets.
Four times, said the local member of provincial parliament, has he done the same.
One hundred and twenty gunshot victims over the past five years in this city, said another reverend.
The community, this community in particular, is being torn asunder by violence, and nobody knows that so well as the other mothers who came to church yesterday, themselves having buried sons. It is a heartbroken constituency that Nadia BECKLES now joins.
They believe that prayers can heal, that a strong faith can turn youths away from the intoxication of firearms and the gangbanging culture. But their church and their families are up against a formidable foe -- the alliance of the street with its macho strut, its drugs and dealing, the guns easily obtained and so frequently fired.
Just eight days ago, against the urgings of his mother and grandparents, BECKLES went to pay his respects at the West Toronto Seventh Day Adventist Church, there to see off his closest friend, Jamal HEMMINGS, Toronto's 66th homicide this year, the 46th shooting death. Outside the front door of that church -- reportedly because he knew too much, he had been with HEMMINGS when the latter was slain -- BECKLES became the city's 69th homicide victim and 48th by a firearm.
This time, though, police were present and watchful; scout cars parked outside, officers in and out of uniform inside.
Yet the threat remains, as does the fear that more blood will be spilled in retaliatory assassinations. If not on this day, among these mourners, then some other day or night, in another parking lot or street corner or suburban strip mall.
There will be more funerals, more babies to grow up without fathers, more hand wringing by politicians, pastors and police.
"Our faith community will not allow this to continue, will not allow this to happen again," vowed Reverend Don MEREDITH, one of the Christian leaders invited to offer "words of condolence" at the service.
"This is a wake-up call for our churches that disobey the command of God to go into the world. The world around us is our community. It's not over across the sea. It's about reaching out to our young people right around every one of you. You don't know our young people because you haven't gone out from behind the pulpits! You have failed and you need to get out into the streets."
Those angry dead-end streets where guns reign and killing is a casual option.
"They brought it to the steps of the church," MEREDITH thundered. "Where will it end? In the foyer, in the congregation, at the altar?
"I say to our parents... be parents. I will not candy coat it. You need to teach your women to be ladies. You need to teach your young men to be men."
There is a lot of scattershot blame out there right now and, I suggest, the good reverend is being too harsh with parents. Young men, young women as well, are not easy to control, no more so in this religiously conservative faith community. Faith is a comfort and a source of strength but it is not the answer for many young people and parents, however strict, cannot make it so.
Amon BECKLES was clearly raised a God-fearing boy and may yet have been a God-fearing young man when he crumpled, mortally wounded, on the pavement. Active in his church's youth circle, singing with the choir.
But there were dire complications in his life of late, predicaments that -- whether he brought them on himself or not -- he never shared with police, who might have done something to save his life.
If he revealed those problems to his Friends, tear-stained young people who crowded into the church yesterday, what could they do about it? What might some of them do about it now?
BECKLES' doting grandmother, Angela BECKLES, a sturdy woman strong of character, rose from her seat to describe the boy who was the first of her grandchildren, a youngster who loved to dance, who brought smiles to Friends and family, who could charm his way into nearly everybody's heart.
"Amon gave me 18 beautiful years. I loved him. Amon was a loving, caring person.... He was raised in love, regardless of what the media is saying. He was loved."
Loved also, by the teenage girl, Camille CHAMBERS, who sang so sweetly a song she'd written for young BECKLES.
Loved also by another young woman, Stacey EVERSLEY, whose poem of remembrance, "Cuz, What Can We Say!" was printed and distributed to the congregation: "You began the day like any normal day. Who was to know it would have ended this way?"
But Amon BECKLES, with his family making arrangements to get him out of the country, did know and he was scared.
Make a joyful sound and dance if you want, Mrs. BECKLES told the young people at this funeral. Dance for Amon, because that's what he would have wanted.
"Miss him. But let him go."
No more killing, then.

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MEREDITH o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-13 published
BEECHAM, Catherine " Kay" (née MEREDITH)
Passed away peacefully after a short illness, surrounded by family on December 11th, 2005 at Extendicare Brampton, in her 87th year. Beloved wife of the late Harry. Loving Mom of Roger and his wife Susan, and Peter and his wife Helene. Dearly missed by six grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren. Survived by her sister Betty REEVE. A longtime member of St. Andrew's Pringle Women's Missionary Society. Friends may call at the Ward Funeral Home "Brampton Chapel", 52 Main Street South (Hwy. 10), Brampton, 905-451-2124 on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Memorial Service will be held at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, 44 Church St. E., Brampton on Thursday, December 15th, 2005 at 11 a.m. A reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Peel Memorial Hospital Foundation.

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MEREDITH o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-13 published
IRWIN, Lillian E. (ADDIS)
Passed away at Stevenson Memorial Hospital, Alliston, Ontario, on Friday, December 9, 2005, in her 86th year. Beloved wife of the late Howard Richard IRWIN. Loving mother of Diane McMINN, Linda and Walter BILOWUS, Barbara and Paul CARAVAGGIE. Loving grandmother of Sheri and Mike MEREDITH, Debbie and Gary LITTLER, Cathy McMINN, Brenda and Allen SCHNEIDER, Patti and Jonas MELROSE, Sandra and Mario GULIN. Loving great-grandmother of Kelly, Brad and Brody MEREDITH, Amanda, Samantha and Shayna LITTLER, Nathan SCHNEIDER, Mike and Ryan MELROSE. Loving great-great-grandmother of Lucas JACOBSON and Keagen MEREDITH. Dear sister of Doris IRWIN and predeceased by Jethro ADDIS. A Private Family Service was held at W. John Thomas Funeral Home, 244 Victoria Street E., Alliston, on Monday, December 12, 2005, followed by interment at Alliston Union Cemetery. If so desired, memorial donations to Stevenson Memorial Hospital Foundation, 200 Fletcher Crescent, Alliston, Ontario L9R 1W7 would be appreciated.

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