PETAWANIKWEB o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-11-12 published
ROWLAND, Fred (September 11, 1926-November 5, 2005)
Fred ROWLAND of McKellar, Ontario, age 79, passed away at the Belvedere Nursing Home in Parry Sound, Friday, November 5, 2005. Fred leaves behind his loving wife of 37 years Alice PETAWANIKWEB, son Raymond and his wife Linda, son Ted, daughter Jennifer HOMOYLO and her husband Tom and granddaughter Michelle. Sadly missed by brothers Jim, Richard, Trevor and Michael, sisters Ruth BLACK and Patricia BUTLER, and 12 nieces and nephews. A gathering of family and Friends took place November 6, 2005 at the Torrance Funeral Home, Parry Sound, followed by cremation.

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PETCH o@ca.on.grey_county.artemesia.flesherton.the_flesherton_advance 2005-05-25 published
WILEY and CORNFIELD
In loving memory of a dear father, grandfather, great grandfather Willard WILEY who passed away May 11, 1986. A dear mother. grandmother, and great grandmother Ella WILEY who passed away July 24, 1967. A sister, aunt and great aunt, Dorothy CORNFIELD who passed away May 30, 1967. A niece and cousin Donna LLOYD (ne CORNFIELD) who passed away July 13, 1996.
We once had something special
That money could not buy
We had a very special love
And had to say good-bye
The memories and the photos
Are all we have to touch
Of very special people
Whom we love and miss so much
Always loved and remembered by Marion PETCH and family, Fern CORNFIELD and family and Clara WILEY.
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PETCH o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-11-18 published
CAIRNS, Pearl (ne PETCH)
Peacefully, surrounded by her family at Kensington Village Retirement Home, London, on Wednesday, November 16, 2005 in her 89th year. Beloved wife of the late J. Pearson "Perry" CAIRNS. Loving mother of Janet BOLTON and her husband Stan of Auckland, New Zealand, Doug CAIRNS and his wife Lorna of Newmarket, and Debbi CAIRNS and her husband Jerry PARAVICINI of Edmonton. Beloved Grandma of Chris and his wife Helen, Heather and her husband Chris, Geoff, Patricia, and Danielle. Sister of Vi (George) ALTRIDGE of Vancouver, Eva (Tom) HAMILTON of Kitchener, the late Lorne PETCH, Alda WALTON, Clare PETCH, and Elva McDERMOTT. Sister-in-law of Anne HARWOOD, Jack CAIRNS, and the late Margaret SMITH. Fondly remembered by her nieces and nephews. Friends may call on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the James A. Harris Funeral Home, 220 St. James Street at Richmond, London, where the funeral service will be conducted on Monday, November 21 at 1: 30 p.m. Interment Woodland Cemetery. Memorial contributions to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the charity of your choice would be gratefully acknowledged.

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PETCH o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-12-03 published
CAMPBELL, Emma Mae (ne PHILLIPS)
At Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital on Friday, December 2, 2005. Mrs. Emma Mae CAMPBELL (ne PHILLIPS) of Strathroy in her 92nd year. Predeceased by her husband Lorne CAMPBELL (1991.) Loving mother of Jean (Wayne) WILCOX of Kilworth, Marie (Wes) PETCH of Grand Bend and Roy (Karen) CAMPBELL of Ilderton. Loving grandmother of Mark, Kathleen, Teresa, Graeme and Warren, great-grandmother of Noah. Visitation will be held at the Denning Bros. Funeral Home, 32 Metcalfe Street West Strathroy on Monday, December 5, 2005 (only in the afternoon) from 2: 00-4:00 p.m. where the funeral service will be held on Tuesday, December 6, 2005 at 11: 00 a.m. with Reverend Kendall REIMER officiating. Interment to follow in Strathroy Cemetery. Donations to St. Paul's Anglican Church (Kerwood) or the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Mrs. CAMPBELL.

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PETCH o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-02-19 published
PETCH, Arthur Johnson
Died peacefully on February 16, 2005, at the York Central Hospital in his 87th year, after a courageous struggle with Bronchiectasis. Beloved husband for 62 years of Aileen PETCH (KEATING) of Westmount, Quebec. He will be lovingly remembered by his son Trevor (Catherine) and by his daughter Deborah (Ross MacKENZIE.) son of the late Ada and Charles PETCH of Ottawa, predeceased by his brothers Lt. Colonel Charles PETCH (Muriel) and Edward and sister Gladys BOOTH (Desmond.) His gentlemanly charm will be missed and fondly remembered by all who knew him, especially his eleven sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, plus numerous nieces and nephews. Arthur was formerly Director of Industry and Tourism, North America, for the Ontario Government. He was a member of the Rotary Club of Toronto (Eglinton) and a Paul Harris Fellow, as well as a longtime member of the Atwater Badminton-Squash Club, Montreal. Cremation has taken place. Friends may call on Monday, February 21, 2005 at the R. S. Kane Funeral Home (6150 Yonge Street, at Goulding, south of Steeles) from 10 am until time of Service at 11o'clock. In lieu of flowers, if desired a memorial donation to the Toronto Lung Association, 573 King St. E., Toronto M5A 4L3 or the Canadian National Institute for the Blind would be greatly appreciated.

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PETCH o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-07-16 published
ARMSTRONG, Robert Howard "Bob", Registered Professional Forester
(March 16, 1929-July 15, 2005)
Passed away peacefully at home on Friday July 15th, 2005 after a brief illness. Bob ARMSTRONG of Barrie leaves behind his beloved wife Barbara (ne FORBES,) his loving children, Catherine PETCH (Brian,) Joan MELESKIE (Chris) and Ian ARMSTRONG (Joanne) and 5 granddaughters Christie, Michelle, Anne, Katie and Margaret. He is survived by his sister Zoe Josephine MacLEOD.
Bob graduated from University of Toronto Schools in 1947 and University of Toronto (B. of Sc.) in 1951. He moved to Kapuskasing where he worked for Spruce Falls Power and Paper Co. from 1951-1976. He was transferred into sales in the Toronto office in 1976 and retired in 1990. In Kapuskasing Bob was the president of the Kinsmen Club; Clerk of the Works, Edgewood School; active member of the Remi Lake Ski Club and the United Church. Since moving to Barrie in 1994 he has been active in the Barrie Garden Club and Collier Street United Church. Bob was also a member of the Probus Club of Barrie. Friends may call at the Steckley-Gooderham Funeral Home, 201 Minet's Point Road, Barrie on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held from Collier Street United Church, 112 Collier Street, Barrie on Monday, July 18th at 3: 00 p.m. Family interment Dixon Cemetery at a later date. Memorial donations to Collier Street United Church or a charity of choice would be appreciated. Condolences may be forwarded through www.steckleygooderham.com

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PETCH o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-07 published
PETCH, James Garfield " Jim"
At his home in Caledon on Sunday, February 6, 2005 in his 82nd year; dear brother of Annie STUBBS of Alton; cherished uncle of Karen PETCH of Toronto and Anne STUBBS of Alton; dearest great-uncle of Chelsea, Trevor and Victoria; predeceased by his brothers Verdun (1995) and Milton (1989) and his sister-in-law Dorothy PETCH (2003;) also sadly missed by his many Friends. The family will receive Friends on Tuesday from 2: 00-4:00 p.m. and 7:00-9:00 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Wednesday, February 9, 2005 at 11: 00 a.m. Spring interment, Caledon East Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations made to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. A tree will be planted in memory of Jim in the Dods and McNair Memorial Forest at the Island Lake Conservation Area, Orangeville. A dedication service will be held on Sunday, September 11th, 2005 at 2: 30 p.m. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.dodsandmcnair.com

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PETCH o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-17 published
O'SULLIVAN, Helen Marie
Peacefully at St. Joseph's Hospital, Hamilton on Tuesday, February 15, 2005, in her 90th year. Beloved wife of the late Paul J. O'SULLIVAN. Loving mother of Joe and Betty, Duke and Kay, Kathleen and Dave PETCH, Terry and Sandy, the late Fr. Sean, Tim and Liz, and Jacques and Cathy. Loved grandmother of 17 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Ann HANLON, Edna and Art HARGREAVES and sister-in-law of Sr. Joan O'SULLIVAN, C.S.J. and Patricia MILLER. Visitation at the P.X. Dermody Funeral Home, 7 East Ave. S., Hamilton, Thursday from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. Funeral Mass at St. Charles Garnier Church, Hamilton, Friday, February 18 at 11 a.m. Memorial donations to the Father Sean O'Sullivan Research Centre, Hamilton, or St. Joseph's Villa Foundation, Dundas, would be appreciated by the family.

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PETCH o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-18 published
PETCH, Arthur Johnson
Died peacefully on February 16, 2005, at the York Central Hospital, in his 87th year, after a courageous struggle with Bronchiectasis. Beloved husband for 62 years of Aileen PETCH (KEATING) of Westmount, Quebec. He will be lovingly remembered by his son Trevor (Catherine) and by his daughter Deborah (Ross MacKENZIE.) son of the late Ada and Charles PETCH of Ottawa, predeceased by his brothers Lt. Colonel Charles PETCH (Muriel) and Edward and sister Gladys BOOTH (Desmond.) His gentlemanly charm will be missed and fondly remembered by all who knew him, especially his eleven sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, plus numerous nieces and nephews. Arthur was formerly Director of Industry and Tourism, North America, for the Ontario Government. He was a member of the Rotary Club of Toronto (Eglinton) and a Paul Harris Fellow, as well as a longtime member of the Atwater Badminton-Squash Club, Montreal. Cremation has taken place. Friends may call on Monday, February 21, 2005 at the R.S. Kane Funeral Home (6150 Yonge Street, at Goulding, south of Steeles) from 10 a.m. until time of Service at 11 o'clock. In lieu of flowers, if desired, a memorial donation to the Toronto Lung Association, 573 King St. E., Toronto M5A 4L3 or the Canadian National Institute for the Blind would be greatly appreciated.

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PETCH o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-13 published
INGLIS, Eileen (MARSHALL)
Peacefully at The Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg on Tuesday, April 12th, 2005 in her 80th year. Eileen MARSHALL beloved wife of the late John INGLIS. Dear mother of Loretta LEVIGNE (Kaven,) Wendy DEAN (Hank,) Arthur INGLIS and the late Ron WHALEN. She will be missed by her many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Sister of Howard MARSHALL, Shirley COWMAN, Helen CLIFFORD (John) and Patsy HOTTON (Sandy) and the late Sid, Betty PETCH, Doris SHAW, Doreen MacFARLANE and Violet FILLIER. Eileen will also be missed by her daughter-in-law Jan WHALEN. Service will be held at the Ross Funeral Chapel, 135 Walton Street, Port Hope, Friday, April 15th, 2005 at 11 a.m. with visiting one hour prior. Memorial donations to The Canadian Diabetes Society or The Northumberland Hills Hospital would be appreciated.

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PETCH o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-05-19 published
BORSOS, Audrey Isabella Mae (ne McKNIGHT)
Our dear Aunt Audrey passed away peacefully on May 17, 2005 at age 83. Predeceased by her husband Michael BORSOS, her brother Howard McKNIGHT, and her sisters Hazel NETHERCOTT and Evelyn PETCH. Lovingly remembered by her many nieces and nephews. "She is now resting with her angels" Funeral Service will be held in the Ward Funeral Home Chapel, 2035 Weston Road (north of Lawrence Ave.), Weston on Friday, May 20, 2005 at 12 p.m. with visitation one hour prior. Interment to follow at Glendale Memorial Gardens. In memory of Audrey, donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family.

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PETCH o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-07-08 published
MacFARLANE, Bryce Alexander Stuart
It is with unimaginable sorrow that we announce the passing of Bryce Alexander Stuart MacFARLANE on July 6, 2005 as the result of a tragic accident. He had just turned 27 years of age in June. Bryce's journey will allow him to reconnect with his grandfather, David MacFARLANE, his uncles Michael and David and his aunt Zillah. He leaves behind his parents: Bunny and her husband Michael HOLIERHOEK and Ron and his wife Sam; his sister Julia and her husband Dr. David HABING and sister Callei and her partner Andy DEMOE along with a beloved nephew Drew. His grandparents Zillah MacFARLANE (husband Bob THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON,) Terry SCHROCK and Nick and Gerry HOLIERHOEK will miss him deeply. Bryce will also be sorely missed by his uncles and aunts Jim and Nancy MacFARLANE, Bob, Paul, Mike, and Steve WHITE/WHYTE and Pat and Janet SCHROCK, Brenda and Jim GRIERSON, Marsha and Jerry PETCH and Maureen DASCHUK along with many loving cousins. Bryce is resting at the George Darte Funeral Chapel, 585 Carlton Street, St. Catharines where his family will receive visitors on Thursday, July 7th from 7-9 p.m. and Friday, July 8th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Vigil prayers at the funeral home Friday evening at 7 p.m. A Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated on Saturday, July 9th at 11 a.m. at St. Julia's Catholic Church on Glenridge Avenue in St. Catharines. If desired, donations to the Trillium Gift of Life Network or the Canadian Marfan Association would be appreciated by the family. A heartfelt thank you goes to the staff at the Intensive Care Unit of St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto. Thank you to Ron, Diane, Toni, Joyce and Cynthia, for supporting us in our time of deep, unrelenting grief. Online Guest Book - www.dartefuneralhome.com

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PETCH o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-11-19 published
CAIRNS, Pearl (ne PETCH)
Peacefully, surrounded by her family at Kensington Village Retirement Home, London, on Wednesday, November 16, 2005 in her 89th year. Beloved wife of the late J. Pearson "Perry" CAIRNS. Loving mother of Janet BOLTON and her husband Stan of Auckland, New Zealand, Doug CAIRNS and his wife Lorna of Newmarket, and Debbi CAIRNS and her husband Jerry PARAVICINI of Edmonton. Beloved Grandma of Chris and his wife Helen, Heather and her husband Chris, Geoff, Patricia, and Danielle. Sister of Vi (George) ALTRIDGE of Vancouver, Eva (Tom) HAMILTON of Kitchener, the late Lorne PETCH, Alda WALTON, Clare PETCH, and Elva McDERMOTT. Sister-in-law of Anne HARWOOD, Jack CAIRNS, and the late Margaret SMITH. Fondly remembered by her nieces and nephews. Friends may call on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the James A. Harris Funeral Home, 220 St. James Street at Richmond, London, where the funeral service will be conducted on Monday, November 21 at 1: 30 p.m. Interment Woodland Cemetery. Memorial contributions to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the charity of your choice would be gratefully acknowledged.

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PETE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-03-24 published
PETE, Reverend Ronald T., S.F.M.
Father Ronald PETE died peacefully on March 22, 2005 after a lengthy battle with cancer. He is survived by his mother Linda SAMPSON/SAMSON, his brother Raymond and his step-brother Albert POTTIE, his wife and children, cousins of Fr. Ron and the members of Scarboro Missions. He is predeceased by his father Thomas PETE and his step-father Lawrence SAMPSON/SAMSON. Fr. Ron was born in East Chester, Nova Scotia, on September 5, 1933 and attended St. Patrick's, Halifax and from there entered St. Francis Xavier Seminary, Scarborough, Ontario. After completion of his studies he was ordained to the priesthood in Halifax as a member of the Scarboro Foreign Mission Society on August 21, 1960 by Archbishop Gerald Berry. Fr. Ron's mission as a priest included service in Guyana, St. Vincent, the Korean Catholic community of Toronto, the Diocese of Grand Falls, Newfoundland. and most recently in the Archdiocese of Halifax. A wake service will be held in St. Genevieve's Parish in East Chezzetcook on Monday, March 28 at 7: 00 p.m. and the Mass of the Resurrection at Saint Mary's Basilica on Tuesday, March 29 at 11: 00 a.m. Interment to follow at Gate of Heaven. Viewing at St. Genevieve's, East Chezzetcook from 5: 00-9:00 p.m. and at Saint Mary's Basilica for an hour and a half prior to the Mass of the Resurrection. A Memorial Mass for Fr. Ron will be celebrated at the Scarboro Foreign Mission Society Headquarters, 2685 Kingston Rd., Scarborough, Ontario at 7: 30 p.m., Tuesday, March 29th. In lieu of flowers, support of the work of Scarboro Missions would be appreciated.

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PETEK o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-03 published
PETEK, John Michael
Passed away suddenly, at the age of 55, in Mississauga. Beloved father of Joanne and Jordan. Dear grandfather of Alyssa. Forever cherished by his brother Peter and his wife Anna, niece Sunday, and nephew Kody, Aunt Ivanka, and cousin Maryanna. John will be reunited in Heaven with his mother Helene, father John, and his sister Erika. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter Peel Chapel, 2180 Hurontario Street, Mississauga (Hwy. 10, North of Queen Elizabeth Way) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday. A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, 5440 Durie Rd., Mississauga on Monday, December 5, 2005 at 10 o'clock a.m. Interment St. Joseph's Cemetery. We who love you, will never forget you.

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PETELKO o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-03-07 published
PETELKO, Leon
Passed away at home in the evening of March 3, 2005 in the company of his daughter, after a 3 year struggle with lung cancer. Born April 4, 1941 in Winnipeg and predeceased by his parents Paul and Minnie PETELKO and brother Robert. Leon had been passionate and dedicated to his careers as a singer, corporate sales manager and in his last 20 years, a landscaper. He loved nature, the outdoors and his siberian huskies, Shasta and Junior. Leon will be greatly missed by his daughter Laura Jane and his family Sarah PETELKO, Margaret, Jim, Harry and Wesley PASCOE, Amelia KEIST, Adeline, Clevis and Simon BALLARD, Michca, Louie, Zoe and Ronan FORTIN, and Jonathan HALL. He was also loved by his many dear Friends in Winnipeg and Toronto. A Memorial will be held at Mount Pleasant Cemetery Conservatory at noon on Friday, March 18, 2005.

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PETELLI o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-07-03 published
WOZNY, Olive May
Passed away peacefully at Avalon Care Centre, Orangeville on Wednesday, June 29, 2005 in her 90th year; beloved wife of Joseph for 31 years; loving mother of Margaret THORNE and her husband Peter of Orangeville; cherished grandmother of Stephen THORNE, Susan THORNE, Tim THORNE, and Tracey ROUGHAGE. Olive is blessed with 5 great-grandchildren; Melissa THORNE, Brandon THORNE, Emily PETELLI, Natalie THORNE and Zachary ROUGHAGE; predeceased by her first husband in 1963, her grand_son Thomas in 1967 and her son Donald in 1987. Funeral Service will take place at Dods and McNair Funeral Home and Chapel, 21 First St. Orangeville, (519-941-1392) on Monday, July 4, 2005 at 2: 00 p.m. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to service time. As expressions of sympathy donations to The Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.dodsandmcnair.com

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PETER o@ca.on.kent_county.wallaceburg.wallaceburg_courier_press 2005-02-23 published
LEMAK, Steve
Mr. Steve LEMAK of Wallaceburg passed away on Monday, February 21, 2005 at the "Sydenham Campus", in Wallaceburg, at the age of 82. Steve was born in Hungary and was a son of the late Steve and Flora LEMAK. He came to Canada in 1937 and settled in Wallaceburg where he worked all of his life. He retired as the Assembly Manager for North American Plastics in Wallaceburg. Steve enjoyed making wine, spending time in his garden and his yard was his pride and joy. Beloved husband of 60 years to Margaret (VARGA) LEMAK. Loving father and father-in-law of Susan and Jeff WILLIAMS of Chatham. Cherished grandfather of April WILLIAMS of Chatham. Kind brother of Mary and the late Steve PALOCZ of Wallaceburg and Jim and Janet LEMAK of Chatham. Kind brother-in-law of Rose and Mike O'MARA of Chatham, Helen and the late John PETER of Harrow, and the late Elizabeth OPRE. Special uncle to John OPRE and Mike OPRE both of Brantford. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. He will be missed by his cat Daisy. Visitation will be held at the Eric F. Nicholls Funeral Home, 639 Elgin Street, in Wallaceburg, on Wednesday, February 23, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Thursday, February 24, 2005 at 11 a.m. from the funeral home. Interment will be in Riverview Cemetery, Wallaceburg. As an expression of sympathy donations to the Canadian Cancer Society may be left at the funeral home. As a living memorial a tree will be planted in Nicholls Memorial Forest in memory of Steve LEMAK.

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PETER o@ca.on.kent_county.wallaceburg.wallaceburg_courier_press 2005-03-09 published
LEMAK, Steve
Mr. Steve LEMAK of Wallaceburg passed away suddenly surrounded by his family, on Monday, February 21, 2005 at the "Sydenham Campus", in Wallaceburg, at the age of 82. Steve was born in Hungary and was a son of the late Steve and Flora LEMAK. He came to Canada in 1937 and settled in Wallaceburg where he worked all of his life. He retired as the Assembly Manager for North American Plastics in Wallaceburg. Steve enjoyed making wine, spending time in his garden and his yard was his pride and joy. Beloved husband of 60 years to Margaret (VARGA) LEMAK. Loving father and father-in-law of Susan and Jeff WILLIAMS of Chatham. Cherished grandfather of April WILLIAMS of Chatham. Kind brother of Mary and the late Steve PALOCZ of Wallaceburg and Jim and Janet LEMAK of Chatham. Kind brother-in-law of Rose and Mike O'MARA of Chatham, Helen and the late John PETER of Harrow and the late Elizabeth OPRE. Special uncle to John OPRE and Mike OPRE both of Brantford. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. He will be missed by his cat Daisy. The late Steve LEMAK rested at the Eric F. Nicholls Funeral Home, 639 Elgin Street, in Wallaceburg, until Thursday, February 24, 2005 when the funeral service was held in the chapel of the funeral home at 11 a.m. Pall Bearers were: Jeff WILLIAMS, Mike O'MARA, Mike OPRE, Steve HENRY, Chris ELVERS and John DUNN. Honourary Pall Bearers were Charlie MORASICS, Peter WALKER and Rudy UDZBINAC. Flower Bearers were April WILLIAMS, Tammy DUNN, Rose O'MARA, Irene VAN MENSEL and John OPRE. Interment has taken place in Riverview Cemetery, Wallaceburg. As an expression of sympathy donations to the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance "Sydenham Campus" Foundation may be left at the funeral home. As a living memorial a tree will be planted in Nicholls Memorial Forest in memory of Steve LEMAK.

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PETER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-01-08 published
PETER, Isabel (ne ZUBRICKI)
Peacefully at her residence in London on Friday, January 7th, 2005, Mrs. Isabel (ZUBRICKI) PETER of London in her 80th year. Dear mother of Mary Jane (Douglas) TOMPKINS, Frank (Pamela) and Jerry all of London, Dianne VANDERAA of Summerside, Prince Edward Island and Linda KENNY (Shane) of Brussels, Ontario. Loving grandmother of Darren VANDERAA, Denise BUSTARD, David and Christina TOMPKINS, Joseph PETER, Robin and Liam KENNY, Rebecca PETER and great-grandmother of Samantha and Lucas VANDERAA, Caitlin and Kylee BUSTARD. Predeceased by her parents Andy and Helen ZUBRICKI and her grandchildren Geoffery and Elizabeth PETER. Visitation will be held Sunday from 2-4 p.m. at the Westview Funeral Chapel, 709 Wonderland Road North, (2 blocks north of Oxford St.) where the funeral service will be conducted on Monday, January 10, 2005 at 10: 30 a.m. Interment at St. Peter's Cemetery and Mausoleum. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Isabel are asked to consider the Diabetes Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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PETER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-05-24 published
DAREICHUK, Evelyn (PIDHORNEY)
At her residence on Thursday, May 19, 2005, Evelyn (PIDHORNEY) DAREICHUK of London in her 88th year. Dear mother of John DAREICHUK of London, Joyce MALCHESKY of Saint Thomas, Darlene PETER and her husband Karl and Nancy SLOMAN and her husband Paul all of London. Survived by several brothers and sisters. Also loved by her grandchildren, Jodie WELCH, Barbara GILLIS, Lori WELCH, Stacy WELCH, Jeff PETER, Kelly PETER and Rachel SLOMAN, and her great-grandchildren, Camryn WELCH, Kristi HILL, Robbie HILL, Sarrah WELCH, Anna WELCH and Eric GREGOR. A private family funeral service will be held in the chapel of the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London on Tuesday, May 24th with interment following in Woodland Cemetery, London. On line condolences accepted at www.amgeorgefh.on.ca

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PETER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-09-24 published
MacKAY, Donald Henry " Trapper Don"
Donald Henry MacKAY (Trapper Don) passed away at Alexandra Hospital, Ingersoll on Wednesday, September 21, 2005, in his 93rd year. He was predeceased by his wife of 60 years. Laura Joycelyn Haines MacKAY (ne TURNER) in 2000. He was also predeceased by three sisters, one brother and his daughter-in-law Lora. Lovingly remembered by his children Gail (Marlene), Larry John (Jennifer), Valerie BUCHANAN (David), Sandy (Gail Anne), Kevin and Merilee PETER (Jack). He will also be missed by his twelve grandchildren and eight grand-children. Friends will be received at the McBeath-Dynes Funeral Home, 246 Thames St. S., Ingersoll Sunday, September 25 from 7-9 p.m. Private family service will be held on Monday, September 26, 2005. Interment Ingersoll Rural Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Ingersoll Pipe Band or charity of your choice would be appreciated.

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PETER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-15 published
ROBLIN, Mary Christena (formerly SULLIVAN)
After a long, happy life, passed away peacefully on February 14, 2005 with her loving family surrounding her. Beloved wife of the late Stan ROBLIN and the late Ray SULLIVAN. Predeceased by special daughter Lillian HOGG and special daughter-in-law Gerri ROBLIN. Survived by children Rod and Janet ROBLIN, Karen Roblin TUDDENHAM, Cathy and Tom PETER. Much loved Gram to Scott and Corin ROBLIN, Penny and Rick NAPIER, Jodi and Joe BORRELLI, Shawn and Jeana TUDDENHAM, Mark TUDDENHAM, June LEDUC, Donna and Blaine STODOLKA, and Kim and John SAUVE. Loving Great Gram to 11 great-grandchildren. A Celebration of Life will be held at Holy Trinity Guildwood Anglican Church, 85 Livingston Road, Toronto (416) 261-9503 on Thursday, February 17 at 10: 30 a.m. with reception to follow at Sisters Restaurant, 4 Old Kingston Road, Toronto (416) 282-8243. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Kidney Foundation or the Canadian National Institute for the Blind would be appreciated. A special thank you to the staff of Sunrise Assisted Living in Richmond Hill for their wonderful, loving care of our Mother. She had a good run.

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PETER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-08 published
CLARK, Larry
After a courageous battle with cancer, on Wednesday, April 6, 2005. Beloved husband, best friend and soul mate of Kathy. Loving father of Shannon (fianc Todd), Ryan and Aislynn. Larry is loved and will be greatly missed by Aunt Marj (Marjorie PETER) and Nathan. Friends will be received from the J. Scott Early Funeral Home, 21 James Street, Milton (905) 878-2669, on Sunday, April 10, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held from the funeral home Chapel on Monday, April 11, 2005 at 2: 00 p.m. Cremation to follow. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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PETERBAUGH o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-07-28 published
BURLEIGH, Charles Edward
Charles Edward of Saint Thomas, on Tuesday, July 26, 2005, at the Saint Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, in his 87th year. Beloved husband of the late Gwen (ERNSHAW) BURLEIGH (1998) and dear brother of Gertrude and her husband Victor YEAMAN of London, Clarence and his wife Mila BURLEIGH of Shannonville, Ontario, Eleanor CUPIT of Brighton, Joyce and her husband Charles PETERBAUGH of Carrying Place and Leslie and his wife Marlene BURLEIGH of St. Thomas. Sadly missed by a number of grandchildren and nieces and nephews. Charles was born in Toronto on January 10, 1919. He worked for Consolidated Truck Lines. He served overseas during World War 2 in the Army Medical Corps and was a former member of the Royal Canadian Legion. Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin Street, Saint Thomas where funeral service will be held Saturday at 1: 00 p.m. Cremation to follow. Visitation Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Remembrances may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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PETERBAUGH o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-12 published
PETERBAUGH, Elizabeth Leila (ne MUIRHEAD)
Peacefully, at her home in Port Bolster, with her family by her side, on Saturday, December 10, 2005, at the age of 74 years. Beth PETERBAUGH (ne MUIRHEAD,) beloved wife of Al PETERBAUGH. Dear mother of Sandra BALLARD of Oakville, Glenda BENNETT and her husband Gary of Parry Sound, Wanda CANOLINI of Truro, Nova Scotia, and Brenda ROMEO and her husband Cosmo of Pickering. Predeceased by her son Alan. Loving Nana to Leila, Alanna, Phillip, Rebecca (Scott), Jennifer, Paul, Michael, Jeremie, Marybeth, Joey, and Andrea, and great Nana to Brianna and Tyler. Dear sister of Ruth DODSON of Uxbridge and Robert MUIRHEAD of Minden. Lovingly remembered by her nieces, nephews and Friends. Resting at the Taylor Funeral Home, 20846 Dalton Road, Sutton, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday. Funeral Service in the Chapel Tuesday at 1: 30 p.m. Cremation to follow.

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PTERFY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-08-31 published
PTERFY, Lszl Kroly, B.A.Sc., P.Eng.
Passed away on Sunday, August 28, 2005 at Toronto Hospital - General Division at the age of 72. Beloved husband of Ann. Loving Father of Kathy (Steve COXFORD.) Cherished Grandpa of Peter and Andrew, and a baby expected in the next week. "Les" was born in Hungary in 1933, son of Major Kroly PTERFY and Dr. Margit DOBOZY, was predeceased by his younger brother Szabolcs and is survived by his sister Katalin who resides in Budapest. He began his engineering studies at the University of Sopron. He left Hungary at the time of the 1956 Revolution and shortly found his way to Canada. He finished his engineering degree at the University of Toronto and began a long career in the construction industry. Les enjoyed his family, the cottage, travelling, skiing, sailing, good food and a glass of wine. Friends may call on Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the R.S. Kane Funeral Home (6150 Yonge Street, at Goulding, south of Steeles). A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, September 2, 2005 at 11 a.m. at Blessed Sacrament Roman Catholic Church (on Yonge Street, just south of Lawrence). Interment to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery. A special thank you to Dr. John TRACHTENBERG and Clarence YUE, of the Princess Margaret Hospital, and to Marg JACKSON of St. Elizabeth Health Care. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Prostate Cancer Patient and Family Support Fund at Princess Margaret Hospital. Cheques may be mailed to Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation, 610 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2M9 or call 416-946-6560. Condolences www.rskane.ca. R.S. Kane 416-221-1159

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PETERFY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-10-27 published
Laszlo Karoly PETERFY, Engineer: (1933-2005)
Student who took up arms in the 1956 Hungarian uprising fled for Austria in a truck full of guns only to end up in a prison camp. He left for liberty in Canada
By Catherine CULLEN, Special to the Globe and Mail, Thursday, October 27, 2005, Page S7
Montreal -- Challenges were nothing new to Laszlo PETERFY. By the time the 23-year-old Hungarian arrived in Canada, he had already survived bombings, persecution, an uprising and imprisonment. Adjusting to life in a country that he could not have found on a map a few weeks earlier was a challenge, but nothing quite so dramatic as what he had endured to get to Canada in the first place.
It was 1956 and Hungarian discontent with the ruling Communist Party had finally boiled over. About 100,000 protestors took the streets of Budapest. The police opened fire and protest transformed into a revolution that would leave more than 30,000 people dead.
A student engineer at the University of Sopron, Mr. PETERFY and his Friends decided to flee to Austria -- but not without first putting up a fight. Trouble was, they had no idea what to do, he wrote in his unpublished memoirs. Soviet troops were advancing toward Sopron so the students decided to intercept them outside town. "In retrospect, we picked the worst possible place. As it happened, our armour-piercing cannon was disabled and the first Russian tank simply drove over it and crushed it. Nobody fired a single shot, and just as well, because we, armed with rifles only, would not have had a chance. We were disarmed and sent back to the city."
Not one to give up, Mr. PETERFY and his Friends commandeered a truck and some weapons. They meant to attack the Soviet troops one last time. As it turned out, the enemy never showed up and the students arrived at the border in a truck still loaded with hand grenades, rifles and ammunition. Not surprisingly, the Austrians were less than thrilled. Their armed arrival meant they were separated from other refugees and placed behind barbed wire in a camp that no one was permitted to leave.
Mr. PETERFY was released only after he and many of his Friends accepted an offer from Canada to continue their education in Toronto or Vancouver. At the time, he neither knew precisely where Canada was, nor did he speak any English.
"We arrived with nothing but the clothes on our back, but we carried our cultural background," he wrote. He and other Hungarian refugees settled into a house in Chorley Park, in Toronto's fashionable Rosedale district. They were given a crash course in English, but it was Canadian behaviour they found baffling. He was particularly perplexed by the classroom attitudes of students who would interrupt the professor and prop their feet up on chairs. It was unlike the discipline he had known at home. Eventually, he adjusted and, in time, he was able to visit Hungary nearly every year to see the family he left behind.
Born in 1933, as Adolf Hitler was rising to power in Germany, Laszlo Karoly PETERFY was the eldest of three children. At first, his childhood was peaceful and he dreamed of being an engineer. He was fascinated by his mechanical toys, like the plane that dropped bombs. By 1944, the war had become real and his hometown was bombed by the advancing Russians. Caught unaware, the family did not make it to the shelter behind the house. This was the first of many good strokes of luck in life for Laszlo, because the shelter was obliterated. The family fled to Germany for the remainder of the war and his father, an officer in the Hungarian army, which fought on the side of the Germans, was captured and made a prisoner of war in France.
After the war, the family returned to Sopron, only to find a Communist regime had taken over. The PETERFYs were declared "enemies of the working class" and Laszlo was denied a university education. Instead, he went out to work but never abandoned his dream. Two years later, he saw his opportunity. "A not-too-bright, but friendly manual labourer" had been made local Communist Party official and Mr. PETERFY casually mentioned to him that he wanted to attend university. Apparently unaware that it was his political duty to prevent an untrustworthy person from attending university, the official agreed to give him a letter of reference, but confessed he could not write very well. So Mr. PETERFY composed his own letter of recommendation and the official simply signed it.
It was to be many years before he graduated -- and not from the University of Sopron but from the University of Toronto. Mr. PETERFY first worked as a surveyor in remote corners of Canada and then in 1961 he met Ann KORONYA, another Hungarian refugee. He decided to settle down, took a job with the city of Toronto and married Ann.
His years in Canada unfolded happily, despite the hardship early in his life, said his daughter Kathy. "He was very philosophical about everything.... He never complained; he never looked back."
Laszlo Karoly PETERFY was born in Pusztafldvr, Hungary, on July 26, 1933. He died of prostate cancer on August 28, 2005, in Toronto. He was 72. He is survived by his wife, Ann, sister Katalin and daughter Kathy.

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PETERKIN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-03-25 published
MITCHELL, Janet
Peacefully at home, on March 24, 2005. Beloved wife of the late George Johnson MITCHELL, loving mother of Paul George MITCHELL and Catherine Jean PETERKIN, and grandmother of Leah, Caitlyn and David. Remembered by her dear Friends Lenny and Agnes. Friends may call at the Morley Bedford Funeral Home, 159 Eglinton Avenue West, from 2-4 p.m. on Friday, March 25. Funeral in the Chapel on Saturday at 10: 30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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PETERKIN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-09-29 published
BREEDON, Donna (ne PETERKIN)
After a struggle with her illness, Donna BREEDON (ne PETERKIN) passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 28, 2005 at The Hill House Hospice. Donna was well known as a volunteer with the Canadian Progress Club, York Region Women and O.S.O. Through her association with this club, Donna brought into our lives such organizations as The Richmond Hill Food Bank, Catholic Community Services and Hill House Hospice. Donna will be missed by her family Margaret and Bruce FRENCH, Patti PETERKIN and Larry BARRANS, John and Gwen PETERKIN, Jim and Joyce PETERKIN, Craig PETERKIN and Sherry HARRISON. Will be missed by her nieces and nephews Kathy, Kevin, Michael, Melissa, Ashley, Shaun, Justin, Stephen, Megan, Mercedes and Nadine. Great-aunt to Katelyn and Kassandra. A Memorial Service will be held at The Marshall Funeral Home, 10366 Yonge Street, Richmond Hill (4th traffic light north of Major Mackenzie Dr.) on Saturday, October 1st at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, Donna requested that donations be made to Hill House Hospice, 36 Wright Street, Richmond Hill.

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PETERLIN o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-05-04 published
STREET- DUNLOP, Stephanie
Passed away peacefully in London on Tuesday, April 26, 2005. Stephanie STREET- DUNLOP in her 62nd year. Stephanie will be greatly missed by her mother Angela PETERLIN, her daughters Kim-Marie STREET and Marianne (Casey) HIGGINS, her sisters Mimi (Ted) KOSIR and Jo ERICKSON, nieces and nephews; Chris KAYES, Susan KOROLL Laura SKILLING; Lisa KOSIR; Lindsey LIVESY and Kyle ERICKSON, with many more extended family and Friends. A funeral mass will be held at Blessed Trinity P.C. Parish, 3220 Bayview Avenue, Toronto on Friday, May 6, 2005 at 2: 30 p.m. Expressions of sympathy and donations (Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Huron Branch) would be appreciated and may be made through London Cremation Services (519) 672-0459. The family wishes to thank the staff of C.C.T.C. at Victoria Hospital for making Stephanie's last hours gentle ones. We trust Ati has welcomed you into his arms.

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PETERLIN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-05-04 published
STREET- DUNLOP, Stephanie
Passed away peacefully in London on Tuesday, April 26, 2005. Stephanie STREET- DUNLOP, in her 62nd year. Stephanie will be greatly missed by her mother Angela PETERLIN, her daughters Kim-Marie STREET and Marianne (Casey) HIGGINS, her sisters Mimi (Ted) KOSIR and Jo ERICKSON, nieces and nephews: Chris KAYES, Susan KOROLL Laura SKILLING; Lisa KOSIR; Lindsey LIVESY and Kyle ERICKSON, with many more extended family and Friends. A Funeral Mass will be held at Blessed Trinity PC Parish, 3220 Bayview Avenue, Toronto on Friday, May 6, 2005 at 2: 30 p.m. Expressions of sympathy and donations (Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Huron Branch) would be appreciated and may be made through London Cremation Services (519) 672-0459. The family wishes to thank the staff of Critical Care Trauma Centre at Victoria Hospital for making Stephanie's last hours gentle ones. We trust Ati has welcomed you into his arms.

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PETERMAN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-03-28 published
He helped bring CanLit to the world
Gordon ROPER sneaked books on to curriculum
Group of Friends read to professor who went blind
By Catherine DUNPHY, Obituary Writer
Gathered around Mollie CARTMELL's kitchen table in Peterborough are the chair, associate chair and past chair of Trent University's department of English, talking about the man who has meant the world to them and who helped bring the world the study and appreciation of Canadian literature.
Prof. Gordon ROPER had been teaching at the University of Toronto's Trinity College some 45 years ago when he found a circuitous if not somewhat duplicitous way to slip the study of home-grown Canadian novels into Trinity's previously wholly Anglophile curriculum.
These three -- and many, many others in academia -- are the products of that subterfuge, a generation of scholars and former students who proudly and wryly describe themselves as "Roperized."
They were also the core of a group called Roper's Readers, eight people who read to the 93-year-old at a set time each week, because ROPER had become blind about 25 years ago and because, they all said, ROPER was simply wonderful company.
"He made it always a pleasure, an unalloyed pleasure," said James NEUFELD, chair of Trent's department of English literature. "You'd knock at the door of Applewood (the retirement home where ROPER lived until he died in his sleep on February 20) and he would leap up, stride to the door, thrust his hand out. 'James, so good to see you.' Why wouldn't you go?"
"When he talked to you, he wasn't a blind old man," said CARTMELL, a retired high school teacher who met ROPER 15 years ago while writing a history of the local Young Men's Christian Association. She read him newsmagazines and papers Friday evenings, and treasured his conversation and commentary. "He turned me on to The New Yorker magazine, for which I will be eternally grateful."
The group started in earnest and on a schedule in 1997, after the death of ROPER's beloved wife, Helen. ROPER fell into a deep despair, a shocking revelation for NEUFELD, who had idolized ROPER since he took an English course from him his first year at Trinity College. It was NEUFELD who called Gordon JOHNSTON, associate chair of the English literature department and also a former Trinity student of ROPER's, as well as Mike PETERMAN, past department chair and currently a visiting scholar at Princeton in Canadian studies, and suggested they set up a regular timetable for visiting and reading. Others soon joined, including Peterborough Mayor Sylvia SUTHERLAND.
Tuesdays were NEUFELD's time; Mondays, JOHNSTON read poetry with him; Thursdays, PETERMAN and ROPER often read and discussed PETERMAN's current writing: "It was a special bond and terrific for me. I could hear myself making headway or getting caught. He would make suggestions; he was my best reader."
The last time they were together PETERMAN read from Leaven of Malice, a book by Robertson DAVIES that he's been teaching in his Princeton course on Canadian literature. DAVIES was one of ROPER's oldest and fastest Friends. "I said to him that I thought the novel held up well -- that it was bracing and funny -- and he was thrilled."
And that was ROPER's secret. He was the gentlest of critics he valued literature, studying it with a rigorous intellect but also with a genuine and generous affection. He made neither waves nor academic headlines; his scholarly output was small by some standards, but careful and precise, and always illuminating. Gabrielle Roy said his introduction to her classic novel Where Nests the Water Hen was the best critical piece on her work she'd ever read. Initially a student of American literature who was fascinated by Herman Melville, Nathaniel Hawthorne and Samuel Clemens, ROPER wrote an introduction to Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter because when he began teaching in 1948 there was no text available of this work for university study.
He was chair of English at Trinity College, a member of the graduate faculty at the university, a senior founder of Massey College and responsible as Senior Fellow Emeritus for developing the Massey College library, later renamed the Robertson Davies library. Northrop Frye and E.J. Pratt were his Friends. Governor General Adrienne CLARKSON was a student who phoned his nursing home last year when Peterborough was flooded to make sure ROPER was all right.
"Our class was small -- about 10 of us -- clustered around a table beneath the mullioned windows under the eaves. But as a result, years later, I never hear the word 'ambergris' (a waxy substance secreted by sperm Wales that's added to perfume) without thinking about Dr. ROPER explaining the elaborate metaphor of Ishmael's world," she wrote from Rideau Hall when she learned of ROPER's death. "He taught me not only literature, but also the meaning of caring about literature."
ROPER's greatness was displayed in the classroom. "He could give a whole lecture on the words 'Call me Ishmael,' said JOHNSTON. ROPER was a high-school dropout; he often joked it was the basis of his Friendship with Robertson DAVIES, also a doctor of letters without a high-school diploma. They met at a meeting at Peterborough's Y, when ROPER, from the back of the room, tossed off one of his trademark puns. ROPER took out his first library book when he was eight. When he was in Grade 10, the head librarian at Peterborough's library gave him the keys to the basement stacks because he was spending so much time there instead of across the street at Peterborough Collegiate Institute.
Nevertheless, ROPER attained his PhD in American literature in 1944 from the University of Chicago and was teaching there when he received the offer from Trinity College. At the time, ROPER had to work hard to obtain permission to teach a course on American literature, but by the early 1960s he'd manage to slip in two Canadian volumes at the end of that course. "It was a toehold," said NEUFELD, but not enough for ROPER, who hatched a plot with a colleague in the divinity school to devise a course of Canadian content he called "Spiritual Issues in Literature."
"That's how he got Canadian literature on to the syllabus," said NEUFELD. "It was one of the best courses I ever took. I taught CanLit at Trent on the basis of that course."
JOHNSTON remembered how ROPER smuggled Margaret Laurence -- another friend -- on to campus to address a class just after she had written The Stone Angel, one of a generation of Canadian books that jump-started the entire CanLit industry. In 1969, ROPER returned to Peterborough to teach at the fledgling Trent University. He was back in the classroom, where he was happiest, and he was closer to the family cottage on Roper Island on Stoney Lake where he and Helen spent summers with their children, Mark and Susan.
Later he suffered a colostomy, angina and blindness, but he remained upbeat and busy. When Roper's Readers decided to honour their friend last fall at the annual Rooke Reading Series by inviting the public to hear them read to him -- "and get a taste of our pleasure in doing it," as CARTMELL put it -- ROPER started making a suggestion, here, then there.
"He started to choreograph it," said JOHNSTON, with a laugh. One of his suggestions was that they read from the works of a local nature writer. It was a good one, they all agreed. "He always had in mind what he thought would be good for the community to hear."

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