SPECHT o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-09-20 published
SPECHT, John Lawrence
John Lawrence SPECHT, of Chesley, passed away at Brittany Villa, Chesley, on Sunday, September 18th, 2005, in his 100th year. Predeceased by his wife Ada (AITCHISON,) brothers William and Raymond, and sister Myrtle NAPPER. Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 7: 00 to 9:00 p.m. at Cameron Funeral Home, Chesley, where a funeral service will be held on Wednesday, September 21st, 2005, at 11: 00 a.m. Interment in Chesley Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Saint John's Elevator Fund would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.
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SPECHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-01-12 published
KUHL- WHITE/WHYTE, Elga Marietta
Peacefully at Parkwood Hospital, London on Sunday, January 9th, 2005 Elga Marietta KUHL- WHITE/WHYTE of London in her 76th year. Dearly loved mother of Barbara BIRK- OLSEN and her husband Torben of Denmark; Michael WHITE/WHYTE and his wife Carol of England. Dear sister of Waltraudt CHISWELL- SMITH of England. Predeceased by her son Gordon SPECHT (1984.) Loving grandmother of Kirsten-Maria BIRK- OLSEN and Lauren WHITE/WHYTE. Dear friend of Frances CLARKE of London. Cremation. Friends will be received by the family from 2: 00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Friday, January 14th, 2005 at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London where a service to celebrate Elga's life will be held in the chapel at 3: 00 p.m. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the A.I.D.S. Committee of London, 388 Dundas Street, Unit 120, London, Ontario, N3B 1V7.

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SPECHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-05-25 published
SPECHT, Dale D. (BOND)
Suddenly at London Health Sciences Centre - South Street Campus on Monday, May 23rd, 2005 Dale D. (BOND) SPECHT of London in her 73rd year. Beloved wife of Rudolf SPECHT. Dear mother of Mike SPECHT and his wife Tracy of Kincardine and Erich SPECHT and his wife Jacqui of London. Dear sister of Merle TAILOR/TAYLOR and her husband Darby of Venice, Florida. Predeceased by her daughter Mary Beth SPECHT and her brothers Ray and Lyle BOND. Loving grandmother of Jordan, Dylan and Meghan. Also loved by her nieces and nephews. Friends will be received by the family from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Piux X Catholic Church, 777 Valetta Street, London on Friday, May 27th, 2005 at 12 noon. Interment at St. Peter's Cemetery, London. Prayers will be said on Thursday evening at 7 o'clock p.m. at the funeral home. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the London Regional Cancer Program, 747 Baseline Road East, London, Ontario, N6C 2R6 or to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario, 617 Wellington Street, London, Ontario N6A 3R6. (Online condolences accepted at www.amgeorgefh.on.ca)

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SPECHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-05-31 published
VANDER VLOET, John C.
Peacefully at Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital on Monday, May 30, 2005 John C. VANDER VLOET of Parkhill in his 78th year. Beloved husband of Lucy (ANSEMS) VANDER VLOET. Dear father of Adrian and Lynn VANDER VLOET of Parkhill, Tony and Mary VANDER VLOET of Kerwood, Frank and Jo-Ann VANDER VLOET of Parkhill, Joanne and Simon DE GROOT of Strathroy, Pete and Annette VANDER VLOET of Parkhill. Opa to Marie and Nathan, Yvonne and Andrea, Brian, Laura, Paul and Karen, Joey, Johnny, Jennifer and Kevin, Kristine, Michelle and John, Jacob and Olivia. Brother of Frank VANDER VLOET, Elizabeth and Conrad SPECHT, Lena and Bill VAN ROESTEL, Mary and Don GOODALE. Brother-in-law of Gary YATES, Harry and Edith ANSEMS, Casey and Audrey ANSEMS, Gerard and Toosey ANSEMS, Frank and Marilyn ANSEMS, Casey and Audrey ANSEMS, Antoon ANSEMS, Jeannie MERKS and Corry COFFIN, and Peggy ANSEMS. Predeceased by his parents Adrian and Maria VANDER VLOET, sisters Corry VEEKE, Anne YATES and Klazina VANDER VLOET, mother and father-in-law Chris and Johanna ANSEMS, sister-in-law Marie VANDER VLOET, brother-in-law Jack VEEKE, John ANSEMS, Ted ANSEMS and Joe MERKS. Resting at the M. Box and son Funeral Home, 183 Broad Street Parkhill. Visitation Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at the Sacred Heart Church Parkhill on Thursday, June 2nd at 11: 00 a.m. Reverend Father Michael RYAN officiating. Prayers Wednesday evening at 6: 45 p.m. Donations to the Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital "Building Fund" would be greatly appreciated. Interment in Parkhill Cemetery. Share a memory or send condolence to www.boxfuneralhome.ca M. Box and son will plant a tree in living memory of Mr. VANDER VLOET at the Ausable-Bayfield Conservation Parkhill.

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SPECHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-12-31 published
LYONS, Lorna Jean Elderkin
Passed away on December 21st as a result of an unfortunate accident. She was predeceased by her parents Dr. and Mrs. O.O. LYONS and siblings Ormond, Joan, Nancy Lou, and Virginia. Jean will be lovingly remembered by a host of Friends, especially Susan and Robert LIM, Annette and Michael ALTMAN, May and Chang LIM, and Angela BARBOUR and her family. Jean is survived and much missed by cousins Myrleen ANDERSON, Sinclair and Rachael HEALY; sister-in-law Hazel LYONS, nieces Anne SEAL, Barbara HUDSON, Diana SPECHT, and nephew Richard LYONS in California; brother-in-law Richard BROADBENT and niece Lucy BROADBENT in New Zealand. She will be especially and lovingly remembered by her many students, past and present.
Jean LYONS was born in 1921 in Vancouver, grew up in Powell River and received her A.T.C.M., L.R.S.M. in Toronto, where she studied with Healey WILLAN, Sir Ernest MacMILLAN and Alberto GUERRERO. Miss LYONS established the Jean Lyons School of Music in Vancouver in 1963, which now has a faculty of 14 teachers and 300 students. Her graduate students have achieved success in Canada and abroad, including Alexina Louie, a foremost Canadian composer, who was the composer-in-residence at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa. Miss LYONS has published eight books on Rudiments, Harmony, History and Analysis of Music. Her impressive biography appears in the International Who's Who in Music.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Society at 119 - 1600 West 6th Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia V6J 1R3 (donor- relations@alsbc.ca) or a charity of your choice. A memorial service will be held at Christ Church Cathedral, 690 Burrard Street, Vancouver, British Columbia on January 10th, 2006, at 10.30 a.m.

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SPECIALE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-07-09 published
SPATOLA, Augustine R. " Gus"
Passed away peacefully on Friday, July 8, 2005, in Toronto, at the age of 65. Predeceased by his parents Salvatore and Catherine (née SPECIALE,) his sisters Kathleen, Mary, Josephine, Nancy and Santina. Beloved brother of Santo, Jean FOULKES, Rita (Reg,) Anthony, and Leonard (Rusty). Gus will also be lovingly remembered by his nephews and nieces. Father of Paula, Anthony and Christopher. Friends may call on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 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 Monday, July 11, 2005 at 11 a.m., at Church of the Good Shepherd (21 Simonston Blvd.). Interment to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to a charity of your choice.

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SPECK o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-11-04 published
STEVENS, Raymond " Ted"
At Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital on Wednesday, November 2, 2005 Raymond (Ted) STEVENS of Strathroy in his 75th year. Beloved husband of Mernie STEVENS (SPECK) of Strathroy and dear father and grandfather to Janice LYON and her children Robert and Jessica of Northville, Michigan, Elizabeth STOCKUS and her children Claire, Gavin and Natalie of Scottsdale, Arizona, and also survived by a brother-in-law Arnold SPECK of London and a niece and nephew. Visitation will be held at the Denning Bros. Funeral Home, 32 Metcalfe Street West, Strathroy on Friday, November 4th from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. with funeral service on Saturday, November 5th at 3: 30 p.m. with Reverend Elizabeth STEWARD/STEWART/STUART officiating. Interment Strathroy Cemetery. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Ted.

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SPECK o@ca.on.middlesex_county.strathroy.age_dispatch 2005-11-08 published
STEVENS, Raymond " Ted"
At Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital, on Wednesday, November 2, 2005, Raymond (Ted) STEVENS of Strathroy, in his 75th year. Beloved husband of Mernie STEVENS (SPECK) of Strathroy, and dear father and grandfather to Janice LYON and her children Robert and Jessica of Northville, Michigan; Elizabeth STOCKUS and her children Claire, Gavin, and Natalie of Scottsdale, Arizona, and also survived by a brother-in-law Arnold SPECK of London, and a niece and nephew. Visitation was held at Denning Bros. Funeral Home, on Friday, November 4 with funeral service on Saturday at 3: 30 p.m. Reverend Elizabeth STEWARD/STEWART/STUART officiated. Interment Strathroy Cemetery. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Ted.

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SPECK o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-03-16 published
SPECK, Hilkka M. (née PALOMAKI)
Peacefully after a long battle with cancer at St. Joseph's Palliative Care on Sunday March 13th, 2005 in her 47th year. Loving wife of Scott SPECK. Devoted mother of Tiina, Andy and Liisa SPECK. Wonderful Mummi of Markus SPECK. Predeceased by her parents Salli and Juhani PALOMAKI. Dear sister to Paula GAUVREAU and her husband Pierre, Hannu PALOMAKI and his wife Carole and Piia PALOMAKI. Much loved daughter-in-law of Mary and Wally SPECK. Sadly missed by her brothers and sisters-in-law Ron SPECK and his wife Debbie, and Paul SPECK and his wife Mary and all of her nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the Kaye Funeral Home "Memorial Chapel", 539 George St. N., Peterborough, Ontario on Thursday, March 17th, 2005 from 2: 00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Funeral Service at the Kaye Memorial Chapel on Friday, March 18th, 2005 at 1: 00 p.m. Interment Little Lake Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Cancer Society would be appreciated. Aspecial thank-you to all of the nurses, doctors and support staff who cared for Hilkka during her fight with cancer.

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SPECK o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-11-24 published
McAULEY, Edwin Benedict
Passed away peacefully at St. Joseph's Health Centre on Wednesday, November 23, 2005 at the age of 85. Beloved husband of Loretta Mae, for nearly 60 years. Much loved father of William, Francis, Dennis, Brenda, Ronald, Leonard, and Paul. Loving grandfather of 13 grandchildren. Dear brother of Aileen SPECK. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter Funeral Home, 436 Roncesvalles Ave. (at Howard Park) on Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Funeral Mass to be held at St. Vincent de Paul Church, 263 Roncesvalles Ave. on Friday, November 25, 2005 at 9: 30 a.m. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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SPECTOR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-03-14 published
SPECTOR, Karen
On Sunday, March 13, 2005. Daughter of the late Raizel and Red SPECTOR. Beloved sister and sister-in-law of Brian, and Wendy and Arnold BLUMENTHAL. Devoted aunt and teacher of Lily, Sophie, and Anne. Karen was loved and admired by family and Friends. At Beth Tzedec Synagogue, 1700 Bathurst Street (Bathurst south of Eglinton) for service on Monday, March 14th at 2: 30 p.m. Interment Beth Tzedec Memorial Park. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Temmy Latner Centre c/o Palliative Care, 416-586-4800 or Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation, 416-946- 6560.

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SPECTOR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-07-22 published
ABBOTT, Eleanor Ferrier (née MacRAE)
Entered into rest peacefully at home surrounded by her family on Thursday July 21st, 2005 in her 86th year. Eleanor (Sis) was the beloved wife of the late Patrick ABBOTT. Loving mother of David and his wife Lesley, Michael and his wife Treva, and Noni and her partner John. Beloved grandmother (Nana) of Lindsay, Stephen, Adam, Jesse, and Daniel. Forever missed by her family and Friends. We would like to express our heartfelt thanks to Doris WEBSTER, mom's caregiver of over two years, also Halton Victorian Order of Nurses's staff for their care and devotion which enabled us to grant mom her wish to stay in her own home. To Dr. Joel SPECTOR and his caring staff. Please join in the celebration of life at Saint John's United Church, 262 Randall Street, Oakville, on Tuesday July 26th at 1: 00 p.m. The family would like you to join them at The Oakville Club, 56 Water Street, Oakville following the service. In lieu of flowers donations to the Alzheimer's Society would be appreciated by the family.

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SPECTOR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-03-14 published
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SPECTOR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-07-14 published
SALONIN, Tom " Thomas"
It is with great sadness and peace of heart that we convey the passing of our Dad on Tuesday, July 12th, 2005, in Florida, while sitting peacefully in his favourite chair, in his sun-room, watching the world go slowly by. Beloved husband of the late Ethyl SPECTOR, and the late Ester NIUGEBOREN. Loving father of Manny, Steve, and the late Donna SHULMAN. Proud " Papa" of Andrew and Stacey SALONIN, Shana SALONIN; and Lee SHULMAN. Cherished great-grandfather of Kaelyn SALONIN. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Nat and Ronnie, the late Al, the late Irving and the late Florie, the late Sophie and the late Jack SLATIN, the late Willie and the late Betty, the late Minn and the late Joe ROSENTHAL. He will be sadly missed by Marilyn DOWDELL, his nieces, nephews, family and Friends. Funeral Service from Paperman and Sons, 3888 Jean Talon West, Montreal on Friday, July 15th at 1: 00 p.m. Burial in Montreal. Contributions in his memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, (514) 255-5151. Tom was a kind and caring gentleman. His passing leaves a void in our hearts that will never be filled. We will miss his stories, his healthy living "lectures", his constant optimism... We love you Pop!

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SPEDDING o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-08-17 published
CROSS, James Glen
At Saint Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Monday, August 15, 2005, James Glen CROSS of Port Burwell in his 56th year. Born in Windsor, Ontario on September 16, 1948. Beloved partner of Donna KALMAN. Sister of Darlene HAYEALL of Toronto. Loving father of Cameron and wife Katie of London, Graham of Toronto, Casey of Vancouver and Karlie of Oakville. Loving grandfather of Lawson, Ashton and Kayla. Also survived by a nephew Troy HAYEALL. Predeceased by his parents Ivor and Elsie (SPEDDING) CROSS. He was a retired Chief Executive Officer of Laurentian Life and lived in the Aylmer area since 1990. Friends may call at the H.A. Kebbel Funeral Home, Aylmer on Wednesday, 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service will be held on Thursday, August 18, 2005 at 11 a.m. Donations to the London Health Sciences Centre would be appreciated.

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SPEDDING o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-08-18 published
CROSS, James Glen
At Saint Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Monday, August 15, 2005, James Glen CROSS of Port Burwell in his 56th year. Born in Windsor, Ontario on October 16, 1948. Beloved partner of Donna KALMAN. Sister of Darlene HAYBALL of Toronto. Loving father of Cameron and wife Katie of London, Graham of Toronto, Casey of Vancouver and Karlie of Oakville. Loving grandfather of Lawson, Ashton and Kayla. Also survived by a nephew Troy HAYBALL. Predeceased by his parents Ivor and Elsie (SPEDDING) CROSS. He was a retired Chief Executive Officer of Laurentian Life and lived in the Aylmer area since 1990. Funeral service at H.A. Kebbel Funeral Home, Aylmer on Wednesday, at 11 a.m. Donations to the London Health Sciences Centre would be appreciated.

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SPEDER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-09 published
KVEDARAS, Alice Emma (SPEDER)
Passed away peacefully, on Thursday, April 7, 2005, at Toronto East General Hospital. Loving mother of Audrey KVEDARAS and her husband Paul SYME, Paul KVEDARAS, and Sandra WILCOX and her husband David. Adored grandmother of Jeffrey and Matthew WILCOX and Clara SYME. Alice was born November 26, 1927 in Suvalkija, Lithuania, as the daughter of the SPEDER family. She grew up in Lithuania and moved to Canada where she became a nurse in 1956 and married Vytautas KVEDARAS a short time after. Over the years she volunteered at the Kingsway Lambton United Church and many other charities. Alice spent over 30 years on Addison Beach on beautiful Georgian Bay. She loved to walk in parks and always saw the beauty of the natural surroundings. She always enjoyed the companionship of dogs. A Memorial Service will be held at Park Lawn Cemetery, Mausoleum Chapel at 2845 Bloor St. W., Etobicoke, on Tuesday, April 12, 2005 at 2 p.m. Arrangements entrusted to Turner and Porter Butler Chapel (416) 231-2283. If desired, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

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SPEECHLY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-10-14 published
AITKEN, Margaret Patricia
Margaret Patricia AITKEN was born in Winnipeg in 1942. Saturday, October 8, 2005, in the company of her much-loved partner Derek WILKINSON, a car accident took her life. She leaves behind her cherished daughter Sheila, son-in-law Andrew, new and greatly adored grand_son Gavin Arman Aitken MORROW of Toronto, her mother Agnes 'Muz' SPEECHLY of Mississauga, and her sister Cathy, brother-in-law Doug, niece Kristin, and nephew Jeff ROBERGE, of Milton. Whether receiving her Honours B.A. and M.A., further studying Rhetoric in graduate school, or teaching English at high school or university, education and language skills were a vital part of her life. At times she worked at the CTV, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, the Canadian Mental Health Association, and the Office of the Mayor of Greater Sudbury. At the time of her death, she was the proprietor of Northern Writing Services, consulting for a variety of private and public organizations. Pat was a devoted member of the Sudbury community, happily supporting local businesses, donating to many charities and causes, and participating on boards and committees. She was always ready to share a kind word or provide help and understanding for those in need. Pat led a rich and textured life. She was a great lover of the outdoors as well as a seasoned traveler, a fabulous cook who loved to entertain, a devotee of the arts, and a dedicated churchgoer at St. Andrew's United where she sang Alto in the choir. She was an intellectual, a dog lover, a blues-and-jazz aficionada, and a true Toronto Blue Jays fan. Above all, Pat cherished, and was in turn loved by, her vast network of Friends and family. She will be greatly missed. There will be a memorial service for her at St. Andrew's United Church in Sudbury on Sunday, October 16th at 2: 30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to the St. Andrew's United Church Memorial Fund or to the charity of your choice.

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SPEECHLY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-12-05 published
SPEECHLY, Agnes G. " Muz"
Peacefully on Friday, December 2, 2005 in her 89th year. Predeceased by her husband Leslie B. SPEECHLY. Cherished mother of Catherine and her husband Doug ROBERGE, and the late Patricia AITKEN and Janet McCARNEY. Loving grandmother to Sheila AITKEN- MORROW and her husband Andrew, Kristin ROBERGE and Jeff ROBERGE and great grandmother to Gavin AITKEN- MORROW. Agnes will be lovingly remembered by her many family and Friends. Friends may call at St. Olaves Anglican Church, 360 Windermere Ave., on Wednesday, December 7, 2005 from 1 o'clock until the time of the Funeral Service at 2 o'clock. If desired, remembrances may be made to the Second Century Fund at St. Olaves Church, or the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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SPEED o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-05-04 published
STEWARD/STEWART/STUART, Joseph Edward " Joe"
Joseph Edward (Joe) of Blenheim and formerly Erie Beach, passed away on Monday, May 2, 2005 at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance. Born in Harwich Township 79 years ago, son of the late Thomas STEWARD/STEWART/STUART and Julia SPEED. Joe was a retired commercial artist and avid fisherman hunter. Beloved husband of Cecilia (BOKOR.) Dear father of Rosemarie and Rick BROKENSHIRE of Avon, Ohio, Patt STEWARD/STEWART/STUART of London, June STEWARD/STEWART/STUART of Chatham, David and Joyce STEWARD/STEWART/STUART of Prairie Siding. Proud grandfather of seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Also survived by brother Jack of Orillia, several nieces and nephews. Resting at the J.L. Ford Funeral Home in Blenheim for visitation on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and where parish prayers will be offered at 7: 30 p.m. followed by a Legion Memorial Service at 8: 00 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be held at Saint Mary's Church on Friday at 10: 00 a.m. Cremation to follow with burial of the urn at a later date in Evergreen Cemetery. Memorials to the Cancer Society or Colitis Foundation would be appreciated.

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SPEED o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-12-20 published
COULTHARD, William " Bill" S.
At his home, on Sunday, December 18, 2005, William "Bill" S. COULTHARD in his 82nd year. Born in Buffalo, New York December 29, 1923, raised in Windsor, resident of Tillsonburg since 1947. (Member of St. Paul's United Church, Tillsonburg; dedicated former accountant and later Personel Manager for Livingston's Industriesl, Tillsonburg and member of the 1952 Livies Gold Medal Basketball Olympic Team. Beloved husband of Irma V. (COYLE) (SHULTZ) COULTHARD. Predeceasd by his first wife June Frances (BARNES) COULTHARD (May 13, 1985). Much loved father and father-in-law: Carol and her husband David DODSLEY and their children: Carin, Cara, Derek and Rossa; Chris COULTHARD and his wife Pam and their children: Casey, Brett, Scott and Amy; Bruce COULTHARD and his daughter Sarah; Betty and her husband John ROE and their children: Joanna, Bronwyn, Emily; David COULTHARD and his wife Terry and their children: Christopher, Will, Owen and Irma's children: Bill COYLE and his wife LeAnne and their children: Lindsay, Shannon, Allison Margo and her husband Don BENTLEY and their children: Christopher and Taye and James COYLE. Bill was predeceased by his sister Mona COULTHARD- SPEED and late Stan. Survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins. Friends and relatives are welcome for public visitation to share memories of Bill with the COULTHARD family at the Verhoeve Funeral Home, 262 Broadway, Tillsonburg (842-4238) on Wednesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. In keeping with Bill's expressed wishes, the Private family funeral service to celebrate Bill's Life will be conducted by Lynne ALLIN of the St. Paul's United Church. Interment Tillsonburg Cemetery. Memorial donations (payable by cheque) to the Lung Association or the Cancer Society would be sincerely appreciated by the family.

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SPEED o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-11-21 published
O'DAY, Michael Joseph Paul " Mike"
Peacefully on Friday November 18, 2005. Michael beloved husband of Eleanor. Cherished father of Julie (Dave) BAIRD, Janice (Steve) WEBBER and Mike. Dear Grandpa to Jason BAIRD, Heather (Wayne) SPEED, Amanda and Erin TREBILCOCK, Paul and Christie MARTIN and great grandchildren Alyssa and Emily SPEED. Brother of Patrick O'DAY and family, Donald O'DAY and family and predeceased by brothers Maurice and David and sister Loretta. Friends and family may visit at The Simple Alternative Funeral Centre, 1057 Brock Road, Pickering (south of 401) 905-686-5589 on Wednesday November 23, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A memorial service will be held on Saturday November 26, 2005 at 1 p.m. from United Pentecostal Church 700 Ritson Rd. North, Oshawa. As expressions of sympathy donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.

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SPEELMAN o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-07-03 published
SPOELSTRA, Sietse " Cecil"
On July 1st, 2005, at Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital, the Lord took home his child Sietse (Cecil) SPOELSTRA in his 93rd year. Much loved father of John (Tine) SPOELSTRA and Antonia (Martin) SPEELMAN of Strathroy, Ontario. Beloved Grandpa (Pake) of Andrew (Penny) SPOELSTRA, Kathy (Marc) CLARK, Martin (Debbie) SPOELSTRA, Peter (Carol) SPEELMAN, Henriette (Martin) BAELDE, Charles SPEELMAN, Marlene (Wilf) ALLAER, Annette WILPSTRA and Mark (Julie) SPEELMAN. Pake will be missed by his 22 great grandchildren and 5 great great grandchildren. Visitation will be held Monday, July 4th from 7-9 p.m. at the Denning Bros. Funeral Home, Strathroy. Private burial will take place on Tuesday, July 5th at 10: 00 a.m. in Elmdale Cemetery, Saint Thomas, Ontario There will be a Memorial Service on Tuesday, July 5th at 2: 00 p.m. at Westmount Christian Reformed Church Strathroy with Pastor Fred VAN DER BERG officiating. Donations to the Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital would be appreciated by the family. A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Sietse.

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SPEELMAN o@ca.on.middlesex_county.strathroy.age_dispatch 2005-07-05 published
SPOELSTRA, Sietse " Cecil"
On July 1, 2005, at Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital, the Lord took home His child, Sietse (Cecil) SPOELSTRA, in his 93rd year. Much loved father of John (Tine) SPOELSTRA and Antonia (Martin) SPEELMAN of Strathroy. Beloved grandpa (Pake) of Andrew (Penny) SPOELSTRA, Kathy (Marc) CLARK, Martin (Debbie) SPOELSTRA, Peter (Carol) SPEELMAN, Henriette (Martin) BAELDE, Charles SPEELMAN, Marlene (Wilf) ALLAER, Annette WILPSTRA, and Mark (Julie) SPEELMAN. Pake will be missed by his 22 great-grandchildren and 5 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation was held Monday, July 4 from 7-9 p.m. at Denning Bros. Funeral Home, Strathroy. Private burial took place on Tuesday, July 5 at 10 a.m. in Elmdale Cemetery, Saint Thomas. A memorial service was held on Tuesday, July 5 at 2 p.m. at Westmount Christian Reformed Church, Strathroy, with Pastor Fred VAN DER BERG officiating. Donations to the Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital would be appreciated by the family.
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SPEELMAN o@ca.on.middlesex_county.strathroy.age_dispatch 2005-07-12 published
SPOELSTRA, Sietse " Cecil"
On July 1, 2005, at Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital, the Lord took home His child, Sietse (Cecil) SPOELSTRA, in his 93rd year. Much loved father of John (Tine) SPOELSTRA and Antonia (Martin) SPEELMAN of Strathroy. Beloved grandpa (Pake) of Andrew (Penny) SPOELSTRA, Kathy (Marc) CLARK, Martin (Debbie) SPOELSTRA, Peter (Carol) SPEELMAN, Henriette (Martin) BAELDE, Charles SPEELMAN, Marlene (Wilf) ALLAER, Annette WILPSTRA, and Mark (Julie) SPEELMAN. Pake will be missed by his 22 great-grandchildren and 5 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation was held Monday, July 4 from 7-9 p.m. at Denning Bros. Funeral Home, Strathroy. Private burial took place on Tuesday, July 5 at 10 a.m. in Elmdale Cemetery, Saint Thomas. A memorial service was held on Tuesday, July 5 at 2 p.m. at Westmount Christian Reformed Church, Strathroy, with Pastor Fred VAN DER BERG officiating. Donations to the Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital would be appreciated by the family. A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Sietse.

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SPEER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-11-22 published
OSTEN, Fay
On November 20, 2005 at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Fay OSTEN beloved wife of the late Aaron MAX. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Geri and the late Joe WALTMAN, Jack and Cheryl and Ruby. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Bernice and the late Bill SPEER, the late Betty and Al ROSS, and the late Harry SPEER. Devoted grandmother of Robbie, Adam and Taly, Brandon and Tara, Eve and Mark, Mark and Lisa, Andrew and Kerry, Ruth, and Ryan. Devoted great-grandmother of Devon, Mark, Zachary, Alyssa, Samara, Alexa, Joshua, and Jordan. At Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel 2401 Steeles Ave., W., (3 lights west of Dufferin) for service on Wednesday November 23, 2005 at 10: 00 a.m. Interment Community Section of Pardes Shalom Cemetery. Shiva at 466 Spadina Road, concluding Friday, November 25 at 2: 00 p.m. Donations can be made to the Alzheimers Society of Ontario 416-967- 5900.

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SPEER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-08 published
SPEER, Ronald Orville
Passed away on Monday, January 3, 2005 at McKenzie Place, Newmarket, at the age of 69. Ronald was predeceased by his parents Gordon and Violet. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter Yorke Chapel, 2357 Bloor St. W., at Windermere, east of the Jane subway, from 4-8 p.m. on Sunday. Funeral Service in the Chapel on Monday, January 10, 2005 at 1 p.m. Interment Glendale Memorial Gardens.

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SPEER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-11-22 published
OSTEN, Fay
On November 20, 2005 at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Fay OSTEN, beloved wife of the late Aaron MAX. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Geri and the late Joe WALTMAN, Jack and Cheryl, and Ruby. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Bernice and the late Bill SPEER, the late Betty and Al ROSS, and the late Harry SPEER. Devoted grandmother of Robbie, Adam and Taly, Brandon and Tara, Eve and Mark, Mark and Lisa, Andrew and Kerry, Ruth, and Ryan. Devoted great-grandmother of Devon, Mark, Zachary, Alyssa, Samara, Alexa, Joshua, and Jordan. At Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel, 2401 Steeles Ave. W. (3 lights west of Dufferin) for service on Wednesday, November 23, 2005 at 10: 00 a.m. Interment Community Section of Pardes Shalom Cemetery. Shiva at 466 Spadina Road, concluding Friday, November 25 at 2: 00 p.m. Donations can be made to the Alzheimer Society of Ontario, 416-967-5900.

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SPEERS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-06-10 published
SPEERS, Betty
Passed away Saturday, June 4, 2005, in Ottawa, in her 80th year. Betty was born in Australia and moved to North Bay in 1968 when she married Frank SPEERS. She was a well-known member of the Arts Community in North Bay and across Ontario. At Betty's request there will be no visitation. Cremation will take place and her ashes will be scattered in Trout Lake, North Bay, at a later date.

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SPEERS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-07-27 published
DOYLE, Mary Elizabeth, (formerly SPEERS, née STEVENS)
Born August 28, 1911. Died July 24, 2005. Mary followed her natural inclination to serve her community starting as a teenager she worked summers in The Toronto school grounds as a children's counselor. She went on to graduate in Social Work from the University of Toronto. Her lifelong commitment was to the Children's Aid where she toiled until her retirement. Mary became the head of the Adoption Department (central branch) and then she took the job as Director of the east branch, at their brand new Scarborough quarters. She made a multitude of close and lasting relationships with her fellow 'C.A.S.' workers, many of whom she shared her latter years with at Christie Gardens.
Loving mother to M.J. SPEERS of Toronto. Stepmother/grandmother to Anna Beth DOYLE, Joel HILLEL, Mark and Pamela SHAPIRO of Montreal, and to Michael DOYLE (deceased,) and his Winnipeg family Marcelle, Pierre, Suzanne DOYLE, Terry OTCHENASH, Monique DOYLE, Randy, Michael and Trevor WALLD. Aunt/great aunt to Joan Hayes VARLEY, Ron VARLEY, Ondine HAYES, Sarah VARLEY, Scott STEVENS, Brenda NICKALOFF, Jennifer and Lindsay STEVENS of Toronto; John, Pamela, Alexander and Daniel STEVENS of Hamilton; Dr. Holly STEVENS and Colin MOORES of Naramata, B.C.
Mary Will Be Missed!!!
No Funeral Service, Interment will be at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Toronto Children's Aid Fund or a charity of your choice. Arrangements entrusted to Morley Bedford Funeral Services, Toronto.

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SPEERS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-17 published
FOTIOU, George
Passed away, at home, Saturday morning, January 15, 2005, at age 78. Beloved husband of Dimitra. Dear father of Katherine and her husband Chris ORR, Tina and Kevin HALL and Gabriel and his wife Viki. Loving grandfather of Jacob and Joshua. Survived by his very dear sisters Fotini SPEERS and Elizabeth SPILIOTOPOULOS and her husband Nick. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter Yorke Chapel, 2357 Bloor St. W., at Windermere, east of the Jane subway, from 6-9 p.m. on Monday. Funeral Service will take place on Tuesday, January 18, 2005 at Annunciation of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church, 136 Sorauren Ave., Toronto, time to be confirmed. Interment to follow. For those who wish, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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SPEERS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-17 published
STORROW, Anne
Surrounded by her family on January 15, 2005 at the Brampton Memorial Hospital in her 95th year. Beloved wife of the late Rowland. Loving mother of Barbara SPEERS and Doreen COPP. Loved grandmother of Cindy BISHOP, Richard SPEERS, Christine DOHERTY and Gordon COPP and great-grandmother to 8. A special thanks to Libby OAG for her care and support. Friends will be received at the Ward Funeral Home "Brampton Chapel", 52 Main Street South (Hwy. 10), Brampton on Tuesday, January 18, 2005 from 10 a.m.-11 a.m., with a service in the chapel at 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Red Cross would be appreciated.

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SPEERS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-05-21 published
GLASSFORD, Reta Jean (née SPEERS)
Passed away at Headwaters Health Care Centre, Orangeville on Friday, May 20, 2005 in her 80th year. Beloved wife of the late George Faulkner GLASSFORD (1997.) Loved mother of Bill and his wife Judy of Wiarton, Linda and her husband Ron McDOUGALL of Arthur, Dianne and her husband Lawrie FARNELL of Grand Valley, Sharon and her husband Joe MORRIS of Orangeville, Kevin and his wife Cindy of Orangeville, Kent and his wife Tammy of Grand Valley, Lisa and her husband Ron DEAKEN of Grand Valley, Judy and her husband Larry LAUGHEED of Orangeville and Mark and his wife Kerri-Lee of Orangeville. Dear grandmother of 20 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Also sadly missed by her sisters Ethel TURNER and Norma SMALLBONE and her brother Bruce SPEERS. Predeceased by her grand_son Troy, by her sisters Belle, Edith and Ev and her brothers Andy, Orval, John, Gerry and Eddie. Friends may call at the Dods and McNair Funeral Home and Chapel, 21 FirstSt. Orangeville on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Monday, May 23, 2005 at 11: 00 a.m. Interment Forest Lawn Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. A tree will be planted in memory of Reta in the Dods and McNair Memorial Forest at the Island Lake Conservation Area, Orangeville. A dedication service will be held on Sunday, September 11, 2005 at 2: 30 p.m. (Condolences may be offered to the family at www.dodsandmcnair.com)

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SPEERS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-10-16 published
MANNING, Norma Joyce (BROWN)
Peacefully at Headwaters Health Care Centre, Shelburne, on Saturday, October 15, 2005, Norma Joyce BROWN, in her 72nd year, beloved wife of Don MANNING, Orangeville. Loving mother of Mike MANNING and his wife Bonnie ZHANG, Kevin MANNING and his wife Jessica DEVAAL. Dear sister of Don BROWN and his wife Sheila, George BROWN and his wife Heather. Dear sister-in-law of Ila MANNING, Aileen SPEERS, Bruce MANNING and Bessie FINES. Norma will be sadly missed by her nieces, nephews, other relatives and many Friends. The family will receive their Friends at the Egan Funeral Home Baxter and Giles Chapel, 273 Broadway, Orangeville (519-941-2630) Monday evening 7-9 o'clock. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Tuesday, October 18 at 11 o'clock. Followed by cremation. If desired, memorial donations may be made to Headwaters Health Care Foundation, 100 Rolling Hills Drive, Orangeville L9W 4X9 or the charity of your choice. Condolences for the family may be offered at www.eganfuneralhome.com

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SPEERS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-10-31 published
SPEERS, Wendell Clarence
At Headwaters Health Care Centre, Orangeville, on Friday, October 28, 2005, with courage and dignity and his loving family always at his side, the Lord called Wendell SPEERS home for life everlasting, in his 61st year, beloved husband of Kathy PULLEN. Dear father of Erika McGOWAN and her husband Glenn, and Kris SPEERS. Cherished grandfather of Hannah and Sophie McGOWAN. Loving son of Aileen and the late Clarence SPEERS. Dear brother of Brien and Frances SPEERS, Randy and Heather SPEERS. Dear son-in-law of Claire and the late Earl PULLEN. Dear brother-in-law of Linda and Lloyd MEDYNSKI. Dear uncle of David and Shelley SPEERS, Michael and Jennifer SPEERS, Gordon and Tina MEDYNSKI, Krista MEDYNSKI and Keith MEDYNSKI. Great-uncle of Chloe SPEERS, Tyler, and Kyra MEDYNSKI. A service to celebrate Wendell's life will be held in the chapel at the Egan Funeral Home Baxter and Giles Chapel, 273 Broadway, Orangeville (519-941-2630) on Tuesday, November 1 at one o'clock. Interment Forest Lawn Cemetery, Orangeville. If desired, memorial donations may be made to Headwaters Health Care Foundation, Palliative Care Unit, 100 Rolling Hills Drive, Orangeville L9W 4X9 or the charity of your choice. Condolences for the family may be offered at www.eganfuneralhome.com

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SPEERS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-21 published
HENDERSON, Edith Marie (SPEERS)
Peacefully, surrounded by her family, at Headwaters Health Care Centre (Shelburne) on December 20th, 2005, in her 71st year. Beloved wife of Irwin. Loving and devoted mother of Nancy, Lisa (Peter INGLETON) and Linda (Joe) CRUIKSHANK. Cherished grandmother of Max and Austin INGLETON and Noah, Kayla and Ella CRUIKSHANK. Dear sister of Mae (Keith) BURNSIDE, Alvin (Esther) SPEERS, Beula (Ralph) WOODS and Frank SPEERS. Treasured sister-in-law of Ross CLARK, Betty SPEERS, Shirley (Lorne) DUNDAS, Howard HENDERSON and Cecil (Ghislaine) HENDERSON. Predeceased by sister Jean CLARK and brother Robert SPEERS. Fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews, special family friend Nancy BOYNTON and other close Friends. Edith was a teacher, gifted seamstress and loving homemaker who enjoyed spending many summers camping and canoeing with her family in Algonquin Park. She had a generous spirit and has a special place in the hearts of many of her childrens' Friends. The family will receive Friends at the Dods and McNair Funeral Home and Chapel, 21 First Street, Orangeville on Wednesday, December 21 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be from Westminster United Church, 247 Broadway, Orangeville on Thursday, December 22, 2005 at 1: 00 p.m. Donations in memory of Edith may be made to the Parkinson Society Canada or the Canadian Hearing Society. (Condolences may be offered to the family at www.dodsandmcnair.com)

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SPEHAR o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-11-07 published
SPEHAR, Nada (LIPCIC)
Peacefully, surrounded by her loved ones at home on Friday, November 4th, 2005, Nada (LIPCIC) SPEHAR, London, in her 61st year. Beloved wife of Ivan SPEHAR. Predeceased by her parents. Loving mother of Robert SPEHAR (Kelly,) Julijana BENNETT (Christopher,) and Larry SPEHAR (Tamara.) Cherished grandmother of; Jazman, Amanda, Christian and Raven. Dear sister of Joze KELHER (Dusa,) and Meri KALAN, Slovenija. Visitation will be held Monday 2: 00-4:00 and 7: 00-9:00 p.m. at Westview Funeral Chapel, 709 Wonderland Road North. Funeral service will be conducted Tuesday, November 8th, 2005 at 11: 00 a.m. Pastor Karl THOMAS officiating. Interment, Mount Pleasant Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to charity of your choice. (www.westviewfuneralchapel.com)

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