SPARKMAN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-03-04 published
WONG, Elizabeth
Peacefully at Wesburn Manor, on Thursday, March 3, 2005 at the age of 90. Beloved wife of the late Harvey WONG. Loving mother of Alan and his wife Jessie, Robert, Lila and her husband Harry SPARKMAN and predeceased by son Bill and his wife Hazel. Dear grandmother of Jane, Philip, Kevin, Sydney, Connie and Suzie and great-grandmother of Kevin, Lisa, Michelle, Sammy, Jeffrey, Tiffany, Ashley, Amanda and Jessica. Predeceased by her sister Rose and brothers Joe HOW, George, Edward, John and Lorne. Also remembered by several nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter Butler Chapel, 4933 Dundas Street West, Etobicoke (between Islington and Kipling Aves.) from 6-9 p.m. Friday. Funeral Service in the Chapel on Saturday, March 5, 2005 at 1 p.m. Interment Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.

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SPARKS o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-04-22 published
DELONG, Crystal Mary
Peacefully at Victoria Hospital on April 19th, 2005, Crystal Mary DELONG of London, in her 52nd year. Beloved wife of Arnold. Loving mother of Michelle (Barry) SIMPSON, Michael (Kelly) DELONG, Catharine and Karen LAMONT, Arnold DELONG Jr., Rena, Dawn and Carrie DELONG. Dear sister of Alice ROGERS, John LAMONT, Patti McHATTEN, Murray, Douglas and Ruth LAMONT, Claudine MORIN and Doug SPARKS. Survived by her grandchildren Tonya, Kristian, Skylar, Kassidy, Sierra, Christian, Melissa, Jennifer, Kevin, Jeffery, Kyle, Caitlin, Madison, Jeremy, Jordan, Miranda, Jamie and J.R. Visitation will be held in the Lloyd R. Needham Funeral Chapel, 520 Dundas Street, on Saturday, April 23rd from 11 a.m. until the time of service at 1 p.m. Memorial donations to the Children's Hospital or Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

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SPARKS o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-08-22 published
SAINT_DENIS, Charles Aurele " Skip"
Passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Saturday August 20, 2005 at the Alexandra Hospital, Ingersoll. Charles (Skip) SAINT_DENIS of Ingersoll was in his 61st year. Beloved husband of Julia (NORRINGTON) whom he married June 23, 1990. Dear father of Terri ROONEY of Thamesford, Mark PACE and his wife Liz of Maple Ridge, British Columbia and by his step-son Marc CADE and wife Mary-Ann of Thunder Bay. Sadly missed by his grandchildren Mallory, Zachary, Nikki, Vicki, Mel and Dakota. He is survived by his sisters and brother Pearl and Harvey SCHERMERHORN of Drumbo, Cathy SAINT_DENIS, Carmie SPARKS and Lloyd ARMSTRONG all of Princeton and Chris SAINT_DENIS and Marilyn LOUNSBURY of Wolverton. He will be missed by his best friend Annie the Cat. Predeceased by his step-son Michael CADE (2004) and nephew Jimmy ARMSTRONG (2004.)
Skip was a welder by trade and had been employed by Cold Springs Farms, Thamesford. Relatives and Friends may call at the McBeath-Dynes Funeral Home 246 Thames Street, S., Ingersoll on Tuesday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be conducted in the funeral home on Wednesday August 24, 2005 at 11: 00 a.m. Interment in Innerkip Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Humane Society or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

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SPARKS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-01-06 published
SPARKS, Warren Brown
Warren died in his 96th year at Kitchener on 4th January 2005. Warren, affectionately called "Sparky" by his many Friends was predeceased by his loving wife Letha Jean SPARKS (née BRUCE) in 1997. Warren was the eldest child of James and Sarah (PELLOW) SPARKS and was born on the family farm in 1909 near Princeton, Ontario. He spent most of his teaching career in Schumacher, Ontario ending it as Principal of Schumacher High School. Warren is survived by his sister Anna ELMES (the late Rupert) and is predeceased by his brothers Lindsay (Isabel SPARKS,) Earl (Jean SPARKS,) Ralph (the late Janet SPARKS) and Allan. As well Warren is predeceased by his daughter Mary (Doug ALEXANDER) of Thunder Bay and is survived by his children Shirley WEISMAN (the late Gustav WEISMAN) of Stouffville, Jim SPARKS (Karen SPARKS) of Erin and Susan HALL (Harry HALL) of Uxbridge. Warren is survived by his grandchildren Tom ALEXANDER (Vivian,) Jay ALEXANDER (Susan,) Susan ALEXANDER, Yasmin SPARKS (Bruce HALDENBY), Nadine SPARKS (David PAVAN) and David WING (Shauna WING,) Bruce HALL and Sarah HALL and by his grandchildren Kaleb ALEXANDER, Mirabai ALEXANDER, Elizabeth ALEXANDER, Ryan WING, Andrew WING, Fae ALEXANDER, Jayne ALEXANDER, Callum HALDENBY and Satya MARI. A Memorial Service of the Thanksgiving for the life of Warren will be held at the Calvary Memorial United Church, 91 Gruhn Street (at Park and Glasgow Sts.), Kitchener on Saturday afternoon 8th January at 2: 00. Funeral Arrangements entrusted to the Westmount Funeral Chapel 519-743-8900. In lieu of flowers, please make donations toward the ongoing aid to the Tsunami disaster through the charity of your choice.

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SPARKS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-08-30 published
Krystyna SZNUK- SPARKS, Resistance Fighter (1922-2005)
A member of the Polish Home Army during the Warsaw uprising of 1944, she cared for the wounded and survived by her wits until sent to Ravensbruck and Buchenwald
By Buzz BOURDON, Special to the Globe and Mail, Tuesday, August 30, 2005, Page S11
Ottawa -- A loud pounding at the door meant only one thing for people living in occupied Poland during the Second World War: The Germans had come for you.
Krystyna SZNUK watched in horror as the door opened. The Warsaw uprising had erupted two weeks earlier, on August 1, 1944, and as a member of the Polish Home Army, she was on the run.
"Two Vlasov men walked in. They looked us over. No, they were not interested in males, they wanted a female. Jazdia was holding her child in her arms, so I was the obvious choice," she wrote 50 years later in an unpublished memoir. The soldiers, members of General Andrei Vlasov's so-called Russian Liberation Army, Soviet soldiers who had switched sides to fight with the Germans, ordered her to come with them. She knew they wanted her for sex. Just 22 at the time, she refused.
"They both had hand grenades and indicated that if I didn't go, they would throw [them] at us. They promptly began to remove the pins. There was no choice so I went, my mind racing with plans of escape," she said.
Fortunately, the soldiers started to argue about "who would go first." She bolted up a flight of stairs, knocked desperately on a door and was admitted to an apartment where someone whisked her across to a window. "[I went] through the open window where a helping hand was outstretched to me. A minute or so later we heard a pounding at the door and noises of a search."
After that, she took to disguising her looks by smearing coal ash on her face and hair. Later, she came upon more of Vlasov's men in an abandoned factory. "[They] were checking for jewellery. One of them noticed a diamond and blue-enamel ring on my finger, which I had inherited from my grandmother. He almost tore my finger off trying to get [it] so I took it off and gave it to him. Being dirty and smeared with ashes seemed to repulse them and I was left alone," she said.
During the uprising, during which almost 50,000 members of the Polish Home Army attacked the German garrison, she helped care for the wounded. When the Poles surrendered two months later, about 18,000 Polish fighters had been killed, along with 150,000 civilians.
The Nazis destroyed 90 per cent of the colourful and cosmopolitan capital she had known as a child. Her family was upper-middle class, with connections throughout Polish society. "[They] lived in very comfortable circumstances," said daughter Mariea SPARKS. "They lived in a large, comfortable apartment filled with art and employed a cook and a maid."
Major-General Stefan SZNUK was a pioneer Polish aviator who fought in the First World War for Imperial Russia and later, after the Russian revolution, with the counterrevolutionary White Russians. For his daughter Krystyna, who studied at the exclusive Plater-Zyberk School, life as a teenager during the 1930s centred on school and family.
Dr. Danuta PODKOMORSKA, now living in retirement in Winnipeg, first met her when they were both eight years old. "We went to prep school and then to high school together, where we sat at the same desk. My mother died when I was very young so her mother mothered me as well."
It was "carefree and naive," said Dr. PODKOMORSKA. "We were sheltered from the world through school and family." In May of 1939, young Krystyna graduated from high school. "I was bursting with life and joy. The world was open to me, first the holidays, then entrance exams to university, and maybe an occasional meeting with my boyfriend. Those were my plans."
It all came to an end on September 1, 1939, when Germany invaded Poland. Over the next six years, she and her mother, Stanislawa, survived a brutal and oppressive occupation in a "grey and sad" Warsaw. Food was short and fear was endemic. One day, two Gestapo agents barged into their apartment and interrogated her on the whereabouts of her father, who had escaped to Britain, where he became an aide to General Wladyslaw SIKORSKI, head of the Polish government-in-exile.
"Of course we did not know, and what little we suspected we would not divulge." Her mother was arrested the following day. Weeks later, her uncle was shot.
Desperate to get her mother out of jail, she borrowed money, which she gave to a lawyer to bribe the Gestapo. It worked, and her mother arrived home a few days later.
"I opened the door and my heart sank with pity, a feeling stronger than the joy of seeing mother free. I could not believe it was the same person. She was so thin, poor soul, and her hair had gone completely white. Four months of prison took its toll, but she was free, free, free and we were together."
She herself was not free for long. For the last eight months of the war, she was a slave labourer at the infamous Ravensbruck and Buchenwald death camps. Risking their lives, she and her Friends "deliberately sabotaged the shells they produced," said daughter Nina SPARKS. " She knew that if the Germans caught them, they'd be killed."
After the war, Krystyna SZNUK decided to emigrate to Canada, where her parents had already settled. They were reunited in Ottawa and in 1948 she married Roderick SPARKS, scion of a prominent local family.
Krystyna SZNUK- SPARKS was born on January 2, 1922, in Warsaw. She died of an aneurism on June 11 in Ottawa. She was 83. She leaves her daughters Nina, Mariea and Anna, and son Robert. She was predeceased by her husband, Roderick SPARKS.

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SPARKS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-10-17 published
RODGER, Isabel (née WILSON)
With much love and wonderful memories, the family announces the death of Isabel RODGER in Ottawa on October 10, 2005 in her ninety-second year. Isabel was the much loved wife of Major General N. Elliot RODGER, C.B.E., C.D.; the devoted mother of three sons, Dr. Wilson RODGER (Judith) of London, Ontario, Nicholas (Anne) of Sackville, New Brunswick and Elliot (Meredith) of Ottawa; the devoted grandmother of Milisa BURNS (Andrew), Merewyn (William), Jonathan, Adelia, Nell and David. She was a proud great-grandmother of Ian and Alexandra BURNS. She was predeceased by her four sisters, Margaret GAMBLE, Elizabeth DALE- HARRIS, Anna CLARK and Esther WEST, her brother William and grand_son Matthew. Isabel was the great-great-granddaughter of Nicholas SPARKS. A family service was held at Christ Church Cathedral and Beechwood Cemetery on October 14, 2005. Memorial donations to Christ Church Cathedral, 439 Queen Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1R 5A6, would be appreciated.

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SPARKS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-11-28 published
PETERSEN, Niels Forrester (1912-2005)
On November 25th, at his home in Toronto, Niels taught us how to die with as much panache as he had taught us how to live. He passed away peacefully at 10.30 p.m., surrounded by family and Friends, amid, laughter and tears, stories and songs. Niels was predeceased by his beloved wife Betty, his parents Niels and Amelia, and his sisters Irene and Thora. He will be deeply missed by his son Charles, daughter-in-law Riki TUROFSKY, daughter Jane and much loved grandchildren Corbett, Niels and James (Lara) PETERSEN, and Miranda, Jennifer and Katie BURFIELD. He will be greatly missed by his niece Victoria (Ken SPARKS,) and by many Friends including Else KILDEGAARD, and Niels Kildegaard PEDERSEN of Denmark, Doris LAFRENIER, Gordon FOOTE, David and Cathy WILKES, Saturday morning coffee klatch Friends Marie and Jim McGORMAN, Tessa BUCHAN, Julie and Mike PARKER and their wonderful daughter Katelyn, by Garry HANRAHAN, Oksana CHUYKO and also by long-time business associates and Friends Ted TREMAIN and Jim McMYN, and by Brenda WHITE/WHYTE who cared for him and made him laugh to his last hours. Niels was born July 3, 1912 in Ansdell, Lancashire. He was educated in Lytham Saint Annes and in Copenhagen, Denmark, before emigrating to Canada in 1929. Niels began a more than 70-year association with the Young Men's Christian Association of Canada when he joined West End Young Men's Christian Association, becoming Chairman of the National Board of Canada, and Chair of the International Finance Committee in Geneva, Switzerland. He was awarded the Fellowship of Honour by the Young Men's Christian Association in 1982. Niels met his beloved wife, Betty BAUCKHAM, at Young Men's Christian Association Geneva Park in 1938, and managed to engage her interest by disabling her boyfriend with a rigourous course of gymnastics. They were married in Toronto in 1942, shortly before Niels joined the Queens Own Rifles. Flat feet kept Niels from serving overseas. During his service career he trained new recruits in physical fitness, including one grateful Officer who told him 50 years later that his training kept him alive on the beaches of Normandy. While in the army, Niels completed a three-year business correspondence course from Queens University in one year, leading to a 60-year career in business. Niels was President and Chairman of the Board of Sterling Trust, and Chairman of Wellington Trust. He guided Investors Finance Corporation Limited and Commercial Financial for many decades. Niels' passion for boating, begun at 50 when his son, Charles, taught him how to sail, led to hours of peace and challenge in his much loved Nonsuch sailboats both in Florida and Ontario. He enjoyed photography, travel, classical music, and walking. A more recent hobby was following sailing races and reading newspapers from around the world on his computer. He particularly enjoyed listening to Rev. Dr. Andrew STIRLING, broadcast on the internet from Timothy Eaton Church, on the Sundays he was not able to get to service. Saturday morning coffee with Friends at the St. Lawrence Market demonstrated his lifelong gift, an ability to talk with anyone, about anything, at anytime, with laughter and zest. The family wishes to thank Dr. Vincent CHIEN and the A Team at St. Michael's Hospital, for their remarkable care during his final month, and Dr. David GREENBERG for his special kindness. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter Yorke Chapel, 2357 Bloor St. West, at Windermere, East of the Jane Subway, on Tuesday, November 29, from 2-4 pm and 7-9 p.m. A service in celebration of his life will take place at Timothy Eaton Church on Wednesday, November 30 at 3.00 p.m. Donations may be made in his memory to a favorite charity. It is not often that a man can live for most of a century, can experience life before telephones, cars or airplanes were common, and can enjoy the fun of WiFi on an IMac, lucid to the end. He will be lovingly remembered and sorely missed.

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SPARKS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-01 published
SPARKS, Maureen Elaine (MacMILLAN)
April 29, 1938 - January 30, 2005
Entered into rest peacefully at Uxbridge Versa Care Nursing Home, in her 66th year. Loving mother of Paul (Christine) and Dennis MacMILLAN. Proud grandmother of Samantha, Ryan, and Scott. Sadly missed by Friends and family Paul Sr. and Betty, Lynda and Howard. Predeceased by her eldest son David and 2nd husband Lloyd SPARKS. Family and Friends may call at the Low and Low Funeral Home, 23 Main Street South, Uxbridge (905) 852-3073 on Wednesday, February 2, 2005 from 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the chapel on Thursday, February 3, 2005 at 12 noon with visitation 1 hour prior. In Maureen's memory, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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SPARKS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-20 published
WILSON- HACKLEY, Eleanor Katherine
Peacefully at her residence on Thursday, February 17, 2005. Will be lovingly remembered by her children Deborah, Gail, Steven, son-in-law Malcolm BUTTERFIELD, Carlos RESTREPO and Kim SIMMONS, sisters Elaine SPARKS and Joy ALLEN, brother Wayman HACKLEY, brother-in-law Fred SPARKS, sister-in-law Audrey HACKLEY, aunt Beatrice TILLMAN. Adored by her grandchildren Rayman, Lindsay and Jenna, numerous relatives and Friends in Canada, Bermuda and the United States. Friends may call at the Giffen-Mack "Danforth" Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, 2570 Danforth Ave. (at Main St. subway) 416-698-3121, on Sunday, February 20 from 6-9 p.m. Church service will be held at the Grant African Methodist Episcopal Church (2029 Gerrard St. E.) on Monday, February 21, 2005 at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at Pine Hills Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

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SPARKS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-05-12 published
SPARKS, Charles Wayne
Peacefully at Southlake Regional Health Centre on Wednesday, May 11, 2005, in his 64th year. Wayne, beloved husband of Deborah. Loving father of David and his wife Sheila, and Paul and his wife Colleen. Dear step-father of Kimberley POWLEY, and Craig POWLEY. Proud grandfather of Nyla, Hailey, Greg, Scott, Jeff, Ryanna, Jillian, Nicole and Kevin. Dear son of Lillian and the late Lyle. Dear brother of Judy and her husband John SWARBRICK. Friends will be received at the Thompson Funeral Home, 29 Victoria Street, Aurora, (905) 727-5421 on Sunday from 2-5 p.m. Funeral service in the chapel on Monday, May 16th, 2005 at 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Memorial donations to the Southlake Regional Health Centre, Palliative Care Unit, would be appreciated by the family.

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SPARKS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-06-07 published
BURNS, William Donald " Don"
(Honorary member of Wedgwood Hunting and Fishing Club; third generation owner of Burns Shoes, Four Corners est. 1890; former member of Chamber of Commerce, and Kiwanis Club) It is with sadness, but also a grateful appreciation of Don's passion for life, that we announce his peaceful passing at his home, "Burnscroft" in Enfield, on Saturday, June 4, 2005, in his 86th year. Beloved husband of the late Lois Elizabeth 'Betty' (née EMMETT.) Loving father of Libbie BURNS of Columbus, Ontario; Jeannie and her husband Bill BUCKNER of Minneapolis, Minnesota; and Jeffrey and his wife Karen BURNS of Whitby. Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren Lisa, Jaimie, Dean, Marnie, Alana, Nathan, Matthew, and Collin. Survived by his brother Robert 'Spike' BURNS and predeceased by his sisters Dorothy Joan SPARKS and Beverley BROCKLEHURST. Relatives and Friends will be received at McIntosh-Anderson Funeral Home Ltd., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Thursday from 7: 00-9:00 p.m. An invitation is extended to everyone to celebrate Don's life at his home at 1704 Concession Road 9, Enfield on Friday, June 10 with visiting from 3: 00 p.m. until time of service at 4: 00 p.m., followed by a reception. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Oshawa General Hospital Foundation, New Durham Region Cancer Centre would be appreciated. Don will be dearly missed by his family, Friends and his devoted companion Shylo.

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SPARKS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-08-26 published
GRACEY, Thomas G. (VE3 FHJ)
Passed away peacefully, on Wednesday, August 24, 2005, at St. Mary's General Hospital, at the age of 74 years. Beloved husband of Dorothy. Loving father of Anne-Marie GRACEY- GEORGE (Keith,) Sean GRACEY (Alice,) and Michele MAULUCCI (Frank.) Step-father of Gary SIMPSON (Vivian,) and Jennifer SIMPSON. Cherished grandpa to his many grandchildren and one great-grand_son. Survived by his sister Marie-Jane (a.k.a. Pat SPARKS.) Predeceased by his son James GRACEY (2002.) Tom retired from Bell Canada over 2 decades ago. The family will receive Friends at the Ratz Bechtel Funeral Home, 621 King St. W., Kitchener on Friday (today) from 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Ratz Bechtel Chapel on Saturday at 10 a.m. Interment Memory Gardens to follow. Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario may be made by contacting 519-745-9495 or online at: www.ratzbechtelfuneralhome.com

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SPARKS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-10-05 published
CORFIELD, Clifford James
Passed away on September 24, 2005 at York Manor Nursing Home in Fredericton, New Brunswick. Born on January 31, 1919 to Albert and Alice (BAILEY) CORFIELD of Zealandia, Saskatchewan, Cliff served in the Royal Canadian Air Force as an airplane mechanic and navigator during World War 2. A sports fan, he played amateur baseball for Crosstown Motors and worked as an auto mechanic in Toronto, and then in Fredericton, retiring in 1984. He is survived by his children, Bill, Saint John, New Brunswick, Judy SUGAR, Reno, Nevada, Ken, Grimsby, Ontario, June, Toronto, Marilyn PIERCE, Burlington, Ontario, Dale, Milton, Ontario, Kathy, Toronto 11 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren, second wife, Thirza (Teddy,) Toronto, and brother, Harold SPARKS, Zealandia. His first wife, Carrie, and brothers, Abe and Norman, preceded Cliff in death.

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SPARKS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-11-28 published
PETERSEN, Niels Forrester (1912-2005)
On November 25th, at his home in Toronto, Niels taught us how to die with as much panache as he had taught us how to live. He passed away peacefully at 10: 30 p.m., surrounded by family and Friends, amid, laughter and tears, stories and songs. Niels was predeceased by his beloved wife Betty, his parents Niels and Amelia, and his sisters Irene and Thora. He will be deeply missed by his son Charles, daughter-in-law Riki TUROFSKY, daughter Jane and much loved grandchildren Corbett, Niels and James (Lara) PETERSEN, and Miranda, Jennifer and Katie BURFIELD. He will be greatly missed by his niece Victoria (Ken SPARKS,) and by many Friends including Else KILDEGAARD, and Niels Kildegaard PEDERSEN of Denmark, Doris LAFRENIER, Gordon FOOTE, David and Cathy WILKES, Saturday morning coffee klatch Friends Marie and Jim McGORMAN, Tessa BUCHAN, Julie and Mike PARKER and their wonderful daughter Katelyn, by Garry HANRAHAN, Oksana CHUYKO and also by long-time business associates and Friends Ted TREMAIN and Jim McMYN, and by Brenda WHITE/WHYTE who cared for him and made him laugh to his last hours. Niels was born July 3, 1912 in Ansdell, Lancashire. He was educated in Lytham Saint Annes and in Copenhagen, Denmark, before emigrating to Canada in 1929. Niels began a more than 70-year association with the Young Men's Christian Association of Canada when he joined West End Young Men's Christian Association, becoming Chairman of the National Board of Canada, and Chair of the International Finance Committee in Geneva, Switzerland. He was awarded the Fellowship of Honour by the Young Men's Christian Association in 1982. Niels met his beloved wife, Betty BAUCKHAM, at Young Men's Christian Association Geneva Park in 1938, and managed to engage her interest by disabling her boyfriend with a rigourous course of gymnastics. They were married in Toronto in 1942, shortly before Niels joined the Queen's Own Rifles. Flat feet kept Niels from serving overseas. During his service career he trained new recruits in physical fitness, including one grateful Officer who told him 50 years later that his training kept him alive on the beaches of Normandy. While in the army, Niels completed a three-year business correspondence course from Queen's University in one year, leading to a 60-year career in business. Niels was President and Chairman of the Board of Sterling Trust, and Chairman of Wellington Trust. He guided Investors Finance Corporation Limited and Commercial Financial for many decades. Niels' passion for boating, begun at 50 when his son, Charles, taught him how to sail, led to hours of peace and challenge in his much loved Nonsuch sailboats both in Florida and Ontario. He enjoyed photography, travel, classical music, and walking. A more recent hobby was following sailing races and reading newspapers from around the world on his computer. He particularly enjoyed listening to Rev. Dr. Andrew STIRLING, broadcast on the internet from Timothy Eaton Church, on the Sundays he was not able to get to service. Saturday morning coffee with Friends at the St. Lawrence Market demonstrated his lifelong gift, an ability to talk with anyone, about anything, at anytime, with laughter and zest. The family wishes to thank Dr. Vincent CHIEN and the A Team at St. Michael's Hospital, for their remarkable care during his final month, and Dr. David GREENBERG for his special kindness. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter Yorke Chapel, 2357 Bloor St. W., at Windermere, east of the Jane subway, on Tuesday, November 29, from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. A service in celebration of his life will take place at Timothy Eaton Church on Wednesday, November 30 at 3: 00 p.m. Donations may be made in his memory to a favourite charity. It is not often that a man can live for most of a century, can experience life before telephones, cars or airplanes were common, and can enjoy the fun of WiFi on an IMac, lucid to the end. He will be lovingly remembered and sorely missed.

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SPARKS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-21 published
SPARKS, Lillian Rose (née HEANEY)
Peacefully on Tuesday, December 20th, 2005. Lillian, beloved wife of the late Charles Lyle. Loving mother of Judy and her husband John SWARBRICK and the late Charles Wayne and his surviving wife Debbie. Granny will be lovingly remembered by David SPARKS, Paul SPARKS, Christopher SWARBRICK and seven great-grandchildren. Lillian was a lifelong Aurora resident and lately a resident of the Willows Nursing Home. A heartfelt thanks to the caring staff of the Willows Nursing Home who treated Lillian with respect, dignity and love. A memorial service will be held at the Thompson Funeral Home, 530 Industrial Parkway South (north east corner of Yonge and Industrial Parkway, 905-727-5421), Aurora on Saturday, January 14th, 2006 at 3 p.m.

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SPARKS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-22 published
WHITFIELD, Thomas Edward
Suddenly at North York General Hospital on December 20, 2005 at age 58. Tom, beloved husband of Rosemary. Dear brother of Doug and his wife Pam. Cherished uncle of Jason and family, Sheila and husband Carlos and their family, Rhonda and her sons and Donna and husband Larry and children. Dear brother-in-law of Patricia SPARKS and husband Gene. Sadly missed by many colleagues, Friends and neighbours. Tom was a 36 year retired employee of de Havilland Aircraft. Friends may visit at the Jerrett Funeral Home, 660 Kennedy Road, Scarborough (between Eglinton and St. Clair Aves. E.) on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service of remembrance on Friday at 10: 30 a.m. at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, 3216 Lawrence Ave. E. (at McCowan). Cremation. If so desired, donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

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SPARLING o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-11-17 published
RYAN, Judith Mona “Judy” (née RACICOT)
Suddenly at Grey Bruce Health Services, Owen Sound on Tuesday, November 15th, 2005. Judy RYAN (née RACICOT) of Owen Sound in her 57th year. Beloved wife of Ray RYAN. Dear mother of Cynthia RYAN and Dennis RYAN. Sadly missed by two grandchildren RYAN and Caitlyn BALL. Also survived by two brothers Richard RACICOT and his wife Joyce of Kamloops, British Columbia, and Donny RACICOT of Vancouver and three sisters Linda and her husband Tom DEAKINS of Owen Sound, Patsy and her husband Norm PLOURDE of Ajax and Susie SPARLING of Toronto. Friends are invited to the Tannahill Funeral Home 376-3710 for visiting on Friday evening from 7: 00 to 9: 00 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Saint Mary's Church on Saturday morning at 10: 30 a.m. Memorial donations to either the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Lung Association would be appreciated. Messages of condolence for the family are welcome at www.tannahill.com

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SPARLING o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-01-13 published
MacGILLIVARY, John C.
John C. of Saint Thomas, on Wednesday, January 12, 2005 at the Saint Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, in his 69th year. Beloved husband of Mary Elizabeth (DOYLE) MacGILLIVARY. Dearly loved father of Mary Margaret MacGILLIVARY, Lindsay, Scott and his wife Janice, Dan and his wife Deb, all of Saint Thomas, John and his wife Kim of Edmonton and Charlene MacGILLIVARY of London. Dear brother of Aileen (Bernie) MacNEIL of Sydney, Nancy (Cecil) KENNY of Sheet Bay, Nova Scotia, Betty HARDY of Vancouver. Predeceased by 2 sisters Georgina MAZIARZ and Pauline SPARLING and a brother Sarge. Brother-in-law of George SPARLING and the late Jim HARDY. Loved grandfather of Mandy, Chris, Marissa, Derek, Bret, Korey, Ryan and Shawn. Sadly missed by a number of nieces and nephews from across Canada. John was born in Sydney, Nova Scotia on December 22, 1936, the son of Daniel and Margaret MacGILLIVARY. After high school he joined the Royal Canadian Air Force as a pilot. He is Past President of the Saint Thomas Jaycees and a member of the Jaycee Senate. He is a former director of Minor Hockey and Baseball. A Public Memorial Funeral Mass will be held at St. Anne's Church, Saint Thomas on Saturday at 11: 00 a.m. Cremation has taken place. Flowers gratefully declined, with remembrances to the Association of Community Living or the Canadian Cancer Society. No visitation prior to the service. Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin Street, Saint Thomas in charge of arrangements.

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SPARLING o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-01-25 published
BREEN, Lillian Pearl (formerly PREBBLE, née SPARLING)
Suddenly at Bluewater Health Sarnia on Monday, January 24, 2005, Lillian Pearl (SPARLING) BREEN of Kettle Point, formerly London. Wife of the late George PREBBLE (1979) and the late William BREEN (1981.) Dearest mother of Marg Abbey (Haas) BILL of Kettle Point. Grandmother of Gregory and Carrie, Tracey and Tom HUGHES as well as 4 great-grandchildren. Sister of Elsie (Bill) O'BRIEN, Wyoming and Edith FEATHERSTONE, Komoka. Predeceased by Olive, Lloyd, Gordon and John. Aged 85 years. Resting at Ronn E. Dodge Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, McFarlane Chapel, 9 James Street, S. at Watt, Forest, Lambton Shores. Funeral Service on Friday, January 28, 2005 at 11: 00 a.m. with Chaplain Angela MacDonald. Interment Littlewood Cemetery, Ilderton. Donations to charity of choice appreciated. A memorial tree will be planted in memory of "Lillian" by the Dodge family.

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SPARLING o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-03-01 published
WESTENDORP, Susan (SINGOR)
At Bluewater Health, C.E.E., site, Petrolia on Sunday, February 27, 2005, Susan WESTENDORP (SINGOR,) age 77 of Wyoming, after a courageous struggle with ill health. Predeceased by her husband Donald (1993,) a son-in-law, Mike GILLESPIE (1988,) a sister Margaret (2004) and brother Ben (2005). Dear mother of Ray and Lynn, Harry and Barb, Wenda, Andrea GILLESPIE, Diane SPARLING, Mary Anne and Lew RICHIE, John and Gayle, Bruce and Cindy, Sandra and Kim NICKELS, Bonnie and Henry FOHKENS and Donald. Also survived by 13 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren and brothers Herman and Frank. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, March 3, 2005 at 1: 00 p.m. from the Wyoming Christian Reformed Church, 531 Superior Street, Wyoming, Ontario. Private interment at Wyoming Cemetery. Friends will be received at Smith Funeral Home, 1576 London Line, Sarnia on Wednesday afternoon from 2 to 4 and evening from 7 to 9 p.m. Sympathy through donations to Bluewater Health Continuing Care C.E.E. Site, Petrolia, or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. smithfuneralhome@cogeco.net

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SPARLING o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-04-13 published
O'BRIEN, William " Bill"
At Lambton Meadowview Villa, Petrolia, on Tuesday, April 12, 2005. William "Bill" O'BRIEN, 88 years, formerly of Wyoming. Beloved husband of Elsie (née SPARLING.) Dear father of Bill O'BRIEN of Wilkesport, Pat and Bill DAVIDSON, Joan McLAY and the late Milt and Mary and Merv McLAY all of Wyoming and Jim and Debbie O'BRIEN of Cobalt. Dear grandfather of Tammy and Pete VANTROOST, Jody and Rich WRIGHT, Bill and Amy O'BRIEN, Will and Leslie DAVIDSON, Steve and Donna McLAY, Julie and Jason REIDHEAD, Sean McLAY, Darryl and Shawna McLAY, Dan O'BRIEN, David O'BRIEN and the late Mark McLAY and Devon O'BRIEN. Also survived by nine greatgrandchildren. Predeceased by a brother, Harvey O'BRIEN. Mr. O'BRIEN served his country during World War 2 with the Royal Canadian Army, serving in Europe from 1942 to 1945. Visitors will be received on Thursday, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Wyoming Chapel, Broadway Street, Wyoming, where the complete funeral service will be held on Friday, April 15, 2005 at 1: 00 p.m. with Mrs. Laurel PATTENDEN of Lambton Meadowview Villa officiating. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Alzheimer Society of Sarnia-Lambton or the Therapeutic Garden at Lambton Meadowview Villa. Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.needhamjay.com

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SPARLING o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-10-06 published
SPARLING, Anne Isobel (née MELBOURNE)
Peacefully at Stratford General Hospital on Wednesday, October 5, 2005 in her 75th year. Beloved wife of Harry for 55 years. Dear mother of Bill and his wife Sylvia of Calgary and Bob and his wife Terri of Stratford. Sadly missed by granddaughters Kate and Laura SPARLING of London and Emily and Ellen SPARLING of Stratford as well as several nieces. Anne was predeceased by parents Bill and Gertie MELBOURNE, brothers Ross and Carl MELBOURNE and sister Joan LACKIMIA. Many thanks to Doctors AITKEN and WILLIAMS, the team of London Regional Cancer Clinic, staff of Palliative Care, Perth Community Care Access Centre, Spruce Lodge, pastoral care from Reverend Dr. Hugh JONES, Kelly SIBTHORPE of St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, Reverend Cheryl-Ann STADELBAUER- SAMPA of Central United Church and the community of Hamlet Estates for their care of Anne, Harry and family during this difficult time. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service to celebrate Anne's life will be conducted at the W.G. Young Funeral Home, 430 Huron Street, Stratford on Saturday, October 8 at 2 p.m, with visitation 1 hour prior to the service. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Stratford General Hospital or St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Stratford through the funeral home (519) 271 7411.

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SPARLING o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-02-19 published
SPARLING, Gordon, 1994 -- Died This Day
Saturday, February 19, 2005 - Page S9
Filmmaker born in Toronto on August 13, 1900. A graduate of the University of Toronto, he developed an early interest in the cinema and in 1924 joined the Ontario Motion Picture Bureau where he learned his craft. In 1929, he moved to New York to work for the federal Motion Picture Bureau but was soon lured home by Associated Screen News of Montreal in a deal that allowed him to make a number of short-length movies. From 1932 to 1955 he wrote, produced and directed about 200 films, including the popular Canadian Cameo series (his personal favourite was Rhapsody in Two Languages, a day in the life of Montreal). During the Second World War, he took time out to make newsreel footage and training films for the Canadian Army. When Associated Screen News closed in 1957, he moved to the National Film Board. He was awarded an honorary doctorate by Concordia University and was the subject of a special tribute at the 1989 Montreal Film Festival.

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SPARLING o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-02-26 published
PRICE, Sydney Stephen (HIRD)
Sydney died peacefully surrounded by her children, flowers and beautiful music on her 97th birthday in Victoria, British Columbia. She was the daughter of Dr. Wm. HIRD and Ada MacDONNELL and wife of the late Albert George PRICE. Mother of Dr. Sydney PRICE- SPARLING (Dr. Jim), Karen CHAPPLE (the late Clem), and Dr. Stephen PRICE (Purnima). Grandmother of Karen, Mathew, Will, Sydney Maria, Elspeth, Julius and Alexandra. Greatgrandmother of Jack, Tessa, Abigail, Sarah, Ella, Carson, Aiden, and Wyatt. Beloved by extended family and Friends in Montreal, Toronto, Sweden, Wallaceburg and Victoria, as well as by her recent caregivers at St. Charles Manor. A graduate of University College, University of Toronto, with a B.A. (Hons. Food Science), she was 75 years ahead of her time in the importance of Nutrition in medicine and child development. She was head of the Dietetic and Food Services Department of the Lakeshore General Hospital, Pointe Claire, Québec, for many years. She enriched the lives of many with her deep compassion, aesthetic sensitivity and love of nature. Funeral service was held Sunday, February 20 at St. George the Martyr Church, Victoria, British Columbia, complete with piper and liturgy of Iona. Interment of her cremated remains will take place at a later date in the family plot at Riverside Cemetery, Wallaceburg, Ontario. Donations in Sydney's memory and spirit may be made to the Jjaja (Grandmother) Program of Prayer and Porridge, c/o Dr. S. Sparling, 3400 Upper Terrace, Victoria, British Columbia, V8R 6E6. This program twins the impoverished children of Uganda with children in Canada.

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SPARLING o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-06-24 published
CRAIG, John Wakefield
Peacefully, at the Coleman Care Centre in Barrie, with his daughter by his side, on Wednesday, June 22, 2005. Beloved husband of the late Madeleine DOWNING. Dear father of Linda SAUNDERSON. Loving brother of Elizabeth NORMAN, brother-in-law of Audrey SPARLING and Reg JENKINS. John was predeceased by his sister Ann JENKINS and brothers Andrew and David CRAIG. He will be sadly missed by his nieces Kathleen MICUCCI, Patricia TRUBECKI, nephew Roger JENKINS, and great-uncle to Kathy MICUCCI, Paul MICUCCI, Robert TRUBECKI and Joshua, Parker, David and Jacob. Friends will be received at the Eglinton Chapel of McDougall and Brown, 1812 Eglinton Avenue West, on Friday, June 24, 2005 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service on Saturday, June 25 at 11 a.m. Interment Beechwood Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations made to the Alzheimer Society would be greatly appreciated by the family.

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SPARLING o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-10-06 published
SPARLING, Anne Isobel (née MELBOURNE)
Peacefully at Stratford General Hospital on Wednesday, October 5, 2005 in her 75th year. Beloved wife of Harry for 55 years. Dear mother of Bill and his wife Sylvia of Calgary and Bob and his wife Terri of Stratford. Sadly missed by granddaughters Kate and Laura SPARLING of London and Emily and Ellen SPARLING of Stratford, as well as several nieces. Anne was predeceased by parents Bill and Gertie MELBOURNE, brothers Ross and Carl MELBOURNE and sister Joan LACKIMIA. Many thanks to Doctors AITKEN and WILLIAMS, the team of London Regional Cancer Clinic, staff of Palliative Care, Perth Community Care Access Centre, Spruce Lodge, pastoral care from Reverend Dr. Hugh JONES, Kelly SIBTHORPE of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Reverend Cheryl-Ann STADELBAUER- SAMPA of Central United Church and the community of Hamlet Estates for their care of Anne, Harry and family during this difficult time. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service to celebrate Anne's life will be conducted at the W.G. Young Funeral Home, 430 Huron Street, Stratford on Saturday, October 8 at 2 p.m, with visitation 1 hour prior to the service. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Stratford General Hospital or St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Stratford through the funeral home, 519-271-7411.

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SPARROW o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-07-26 published
WARBURTON, William
William WARBURTON, peacefully, on July 24, 2005, at Exeter Villa, in his 83rd year. Lovingly remembered by his children William WARBURTON, Susan and Ben HOOGENBOOM and Mary and Martyn VAN ESSEN, grandchildren Ben and Jenna, Kara, Joel, Ian, and Wynn, Kirsten, Jerry, Samantha and Brandon and sisters and brother-in-law Mollie REESOR, Barbara OCKENDEN, Dorothy and Harry TROUGHTON, and Norma and Franklin SPARROW. Bill was predeceased by his first wife and the children's mother Dorothy (LEACH/LEECH/LEITCH) WARBURTON (1980,) second wife Dorothy (FOLLIOTT) WARBURTON (1995,) by parents William and Olive (WHITEHEAD) WARBURTON and by brothers-in-law Clayton REESOR and William OCKENDEN.
Bill was a member of the Canadian Armed Forces (1942-1973), and attained the rank of Warrant Officer. During his thirty years of service as a noncommissioned officer, Bill was awarded the Canadian Volunteer Service Medal, the 1939-1945 War Medal, and the Special Service Medal (serving with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization). Bill also served the community with his contributions as People's Warden and Rector's Warden of Trivitt Memorial Anglican Church, Exeter, for many years. He will be remembered for his sense of humour, stories of his many travels, and bear hugs and whisker rubs. Thank you Bill for showing the importance of pride in self, community and country. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, July 27th at Trivitt Memorial Anglican Church at 2 p.m. with Reverend Bill WARD officiating. Cremation to follow. Visitation from 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday and one hour prior to the service. Interment of ashes at Exeter Cemetery. Memorial Donations to south Huron Hospital would be appreciated by the family. Dinney Funeral Home, 471 Main Street, Exeter, 519-235-3500 in charge of arrangements. Online condolences accepted at www.dinneyfuneralhome.ca

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SPARROW o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-02-17 published
DAVIDSON, Iva Rosetta (KAUFMAN)
Peacefully at Peel Memorial Hospital, Brampton, Ontario in her 97th year on Wednesday, February 16, 2005. Beloved wife of the late Norman Drummond (Drum) DAVIDSON. Loving mother of Lynne (Mrs. Leo ARCHDEKIN), Judy, Karen (Mrs. Robert CARNEY), Ted and wife Marilyn SPARROW. Predeceased by four brothers and six sisters. Loving grandmother of nine and great-grandmother of thirteen. Our mother's music has graced this world and will be remembered by all who have been privileged to hear her God given talent. Friends will be received at the Ward Funeral Home, 52 Main Street South (Hwy 10), Brampton on Friday, February 18, from 2: 30 - 4: 30 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service in the Chapel on Saturday at 2 p.m. Spring interment at Boston Mills Cemetery. If desired, donations to a charity of your choice would be appreciated. Condolences to the family may be sent to ivadavidson@wardfh.com

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SPARROW o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-17 published
DAVIDSON, Iva Rosetta (KAUFMAN)
Peacefully at Peel Memorial Hospital Brampton in her 97th year on Wednesday, February 16, 2005. Beloved wife of the late Norman Drummond (Drum) DAVIDSON. Loving mother of Lynne (Mrs. Leo ARCHDEKIN,) Judy, Karen (Mrs. Robert CARNEY), Ted and wife Marilyn SPARROW. Predeceased by four brothers and six sisters. Loving grandmother of nine and great-grandmother of thirteen. Our Mother's music has graced this world and will be remembered by all who have been privileged to hear her God given talent. Friends will be received at the Ward Funeral Home "Brampton Chapel," 52 Main Street South (Hwy. 10), Brampton, on Friday, February 18 from 2: 30 to 4:30 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Service in the Chapel on Saturday at 2 p.m. Spring interment at Boston Mills Cemetery. If desired, donations to a charity of your choice would be appreciated. Condolences to the family may be sent to iva.davidson@wardfh.com

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SPARROW o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-03-29 published
GREER/GRIER, Kathleen Rosetta (née STEWARD/STEWART/STUART)
At the South Muskoka Memorial Hospital in Bracebridge on Monday, March 28, 2005 with her family at her side. Kathleen Rosetta GREER/GRIER (née STEWARD/STEWART/STUART,) predeceased by her husband Robert John (Jack) GREER/GRIER on July 11, 2004. Predeceased by her son Robert Richard GREER/GRIER and by her daughter Linda Jane GREER/GRIER. Survived by her daughter-in-law Lorna WALKLING and her husband Tom WALKLING of Raymond, Ontario. Beloved grandmother of Angela GREER/GRIER- SPARROW, Christopher John Greer WALKLING and Sarah Anne WALKLING. The family will receive Friends at the W.J. Cavill Funeral Home in Gravenhurst on Thursday, March 31, 2005 from 1 p.m. until time of funeral service at 2 p.m. Interment to take place at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto on Friday, April 1, 2005 at 11 a.m. (Mount Pleasant entrance, plot X, Sec. 9). In memory donations to the South Muskoka Memorial Hospital Foundation or to a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

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SPARROW o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-05-27 published
LAKE, Anna (née JANOSEC)
Peacefully at Peterborough Regional Health Centre (Hospital Drive Site) on Wednesday, May 25th, 2005 in her 82nd year. Beloved wife of the late William Thomas LAKE (2003.) Dear father of John and his wife Linda of Peterborough, Richard of Pickering and Margaret SPARROW of Alberta. Loving grandmother of Jeff (Tessa,) Scott, Mike (Shannon), Randy, Roxanne, Anna and Amy. Survived by her sister Mary ZIMA and her husband John of Bradford and her brother-in-law El SILLIMAN. Visitation will be held at the Kaye Funeral Home "Memorial Chapel" 539 George St. N., Peterborough, Ontario on Sunday, May 29th, 2005 from 2: 00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., followed by a Chapel Service at 3: 00 p.m. Interment Bridgenorth Cemetery. Those wishing to commemorate Anna's memory through memorial donations, please consider the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Cancer Society.

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SPARROW o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-06-18 published
ELLIOT/ELLIOTT, Helen Irene (née HUISH)
Passed away peacefully, at her home, The Gibson, in Toronto, on Thursday, June 16, 2005, in her 91st year. She was predeceased by her husband of 45 years, Lloyd ELLIOT/ELLIOTT. She will be missed by her son Fred and wife Paula; her daughter Frances and her husband David SPARROW; her grandchildren Susan (ELLIOT/ELLIOTT) and Jamie WUITE, Joanne ELLIOT/ELLIOTT, Karen (SPARROW) and Brett HAYWARD, Kathy SPARROW, Kristin SPARROW, Keith SPARROW, and her great-granddaughter Lauren WUITE; her sister Dorothy and Albert ALLEN, brother Wesley and Edith HUISH and sister-in-law Thelma HUISH. She was predeceased by siblings Harold, Evelyn, Ida, Bill, Frank and Eddy. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, June 25, 2005 at 2: 00 p.m. at The Gibson Retirement Home, 1955 Steeles Ave. E. (southwest corner of Leslie and Steeles E.) The family wish to thank all the staff at The Gibson for their loving care. If Friends wish, donations in Helen's memory may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, Arthritis Society, Lung Association or a charity of your choice.

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SPARROW o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-21 published
SPARROW, Joyce Rosina
Peacefully at King Nursing Home, Bolton on Monday, December 19, 2005, Joyce Rosina SPARROW, beloved wife of Edgar (Ted) SPARROW. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Keith and Debbie, Susan and John HRAJNIK and Derek. Cherished grandmother of Kristen, Jillian and Joseph SPARROW; Michael and Emma HRAJNIK. Remembered with affection by her brothers and sisters and many relatives in England. The family will receive their Friends at the Egan Funeral Home, 203 Queen Street S. (Hwy. 50), Bolton (905-857-2213) Thursday, December 22 from one o'clock until time of service in the chapel at 2 o'clock. Followed by cremation. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Peel, 60 Briarwood Avenue, Mississauga L5G 3N6. Condolences for the family may be offered at www.eganfuneralhome.com

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