STEELE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-01-03 published
STEELE, Helen Inglis (née STEELE)
At North Lambton Rest Home, Forest on December 30, 2004, Helen Inglis STEELE, age 84 of Hillcrest Heights, R.R.#5 Forest. Beloved wife of Bruce. Loving mother of Margaret (Frank) SIMONS, Calgary, Kathrine BUCSKO and Ralph SMITH, Parry Sound, Ada Mary (R.A.D). Arthur, Victoria, British Columbia, and Robert (Melanie,) STEELE, Corunna. Caring grandmother of Denis SIMONS and (Leah,) Calgary, Dan SIMONS, Calgary, Eden SIMONS, Fernie, British Columbia, Angie ALEXANDER, Niagara Falls, Sabrina BUCSKO, Sarnia, Andrei BUCSKO, London, Dylan STEELE, Corunna, Clayton STEELE, Corunna and Paige STEELE, Corunna. Helen is also survived by three loving step-granddaughters, Valerie ARTHUR- PLETZ of Parksville, British Columbia, Shelley ARTHUR of Langley, British Columbia and Melanie Arthur of Victoria, British Columbia and two step-great-granddaughters, Courtenay PLETZ and Madeleine PLETZ, both of Parksville, British Columbia. Predeceased by her parents John and Margaret STEELE and brother Hugh STEELE. Helen served in the Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service/Reserve in World War 2 in France, Belgium and Germany. After raising her family, she returned to nursing in the maternity department at Sarnia General Hospital. Helen was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 176, Forest. Visitation at the McKenzie and Blundy Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, 431 North Christina Street, Sarnia 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, January 5, 2005. The funeral service will be held at the McKenzie and Blundy Chapel on Thursday, January 6, 2005 at 11 a.m. with Reverend Dr. Don LOCKETT officiating. Cremation to follow. As an expression of sympathy you may send memorial donations to the Shriner's Hospital for Crippled Children, 1529 Cedar Avenue, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3G 1A6 or the Alzheimer Society, 110 Water Street, Sarnia, N7T 5T3. Messages of condolence and memories may be left at www.mckenzieblundy.com. A tree will be planted in memory of Helen STEELE in the McKenzie and Blundy Memorial Forest. Dedication service Sunday, September 18th, 2005 at 2: 00 p.m. at the Wawanosh Wetlands Conservation Area.

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STEELE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-02-03 published
MURRAY, Donna Marie (née LUMLEY)
Donna Marie Murray (née LUMLEY), 69. Mother MURRAY peacefully passed away on February 1, 2005 at University Hospital, London. She was surrounded by the love of her family and wrapped in the warmth of her comfort quilt. Donna was a vibrant and caring woman who was active in her church, Burns Mooreline United. She was a long standing member of the U.C.W. and a church elder. She will be greatly missed by her family and many Friends. Her spirit will continue to shine in all who knew her. She is survived by her devoted husband of 48 years Harry, children Mike and Linda, Allan and Diane, Randy and Debbie, Carrie and Scott BONDY. Grandchildren Grant, Keith, Lindsey, Daniel, Sarah, Emily, Victoria, Olivia and Madelaine. Survived by brother Gene LUMLEY and his wife Gwen. Also survived by brothers and sisters-in-law Stan VINCENT, Joyce and Wilson (Brown) WALKER, Fran MURRAY, Myrna and Harold GLASS, Marilyn MURRAY, Gail and Mike MULLENS, Robert and Maxine MURRAY and Lynn and George STEELE. Predeceased by her sister Paula VINCENT and her parents Wilfred and Annie LUMLEY. A private family funeral will be held on Friday, February 4, 2005. Interment will be held in the spring. A celebration of her life will be held at the Lambton Shrine Club on Saturday, February 5, 2005 from 1: 00 pm - 4: 00 pm with a brief service at 2:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Shriners Hospital for Sick Children or the Canadian Cancer Society. Memories and condolences may be emailed to smithfuneralhome@cogeco.net. Arrangements entrusted to Smith Funeral Home, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, Ontario (519) 542-5541.

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STEELE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-02-10 published
EVANS, George
Peacefully, on Sunday, February 6, 2005, Mr. George EVANS passed away in his 85th year. Beloved husband of Vera. Loving father of Sandy HIGGS (Ron), Debbie STEELE (David), Tammy STONE (David) and Brenda McLAUGHLIN (Kevin.) Grandfather of David and Mark HIGGS (Christine,) Shannon and Andrew STEELE, Peter and Beth STONE, Morgan and Shealyn McLAUGHLIN. Great-Grandfather of Isaac and Rebekkah. Dear brother of Vera LUCAS. Memorial Service will be held at Memorial Funeral Home, 1559 Fanshawe Park Road (east of Highbury) on Saturday, February 12, 2005 at 2: 00 p.m. Visitation will be held on Saturday at 1: 30 p.m. Cremation has taken place and interment of ashes will be held at Siloam Cemetery at a later date. Memorial donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

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STEELE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-03-03 published
WRIGHT, Grace
Grace was a Registered Nurse, having graduated from the Stratford General Hospital School of Nursing in 1928. She continued her profession for a number of years in Stratford before moving to live with her family in Mitchell for 25 years. She then moved to Goderich where she nursed at the Alexandra Marine Hospital and later retired to Wingham for about 37 years. While in Wingham, Grace was a member of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church where she was a faithful longtime worker with the Women's Missionary Society. She has resided at the Ritz Lutheran Villa, Mitchell for the last five years. There will be no funeral home visitation. A celebration of Grace's life will take place with a public memorial service at the Lockhart Funeral Home, 109 Montreal Street, Mitchell at a later date. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations can be made to the Mitchell Area Mobility Bus or the charity of one's choice. A special "thank you" to Reverend Thelma KUDELKA, Rev. Peter BUSH, Dr. Liora STEELE, Dr. Mark DIOTALLEVI and the amazing and compassionate staff at the Ritz Lutheran Villa for all of their dedication and care of our dear mother during the last five years. The family also wishes to express their gratitude and thanks to the many Friends and relatives for their ongoing love and support. Online condolences at www.lockhartfuneralhome.com.

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STEELE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-03-04 published
WRIGHT, Grace Elizabeth (née HOMUTH)
Grace Elizabeth (HOMUTH) WRIGHT of the Ritz Lutheran Villa, Mitchell and formerly of Wingham passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 2, 2005 in her 98th year. She left this earth as she lived on it - "With Grace and Dignity". Born on June 23, 1907 in Teeswater, Ontario. Beloved wife of the late Ross T. WRIGHT (1956.) Cherished and much loved mother of Jim of Mitchell, Ross (Ruth Ann) of Goderich, Gwen (Gord) of Woodstock and Beverley of Goderich. Beloved grandmother of Jeff WRIGHT of Winnipeg, Scott WRIGHT of Calgary, Greg (Lynne) BROWN of Thunder Bay, Michael BROWN of Woodstock, Holly GUSHE of North Bay and Timothy (Heather) BROWN of Woodstock. Dear great grandmother of Kyle and Benjamin BROWN of Thunder Bay and of Mitchell WRIGHT of Calgary. Dear sister-in-law of Winnifred HOMUTH of Hensall. Also survived by several nieces and nephews and many cherished Friends. Predeceased by her parents Albert and Bertha (McKAGUE) HOMUTH, brothers Clare, Herb, Bob, Mac and Carl HOMUTH. She was a "special mom" to Christina and Jack HOFFMEYER.
Grace was a Registered Nurse, having graduated from the Stratford General Hospital School of Nursing in 1928. She continued her profession for a number of years in Stratford before moving to live with her family in Mitchell for 25 years. She then moved to Goderich where she nursed at the Alexandra Marine Hospital and later retired to Wingham for about 37 years. While in Wingham, Grace was a member of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church where she was a faithful longtime worker with the Women's Missionary Society. She has resided at the Ritz Lutheran Villa, Mitchell for the last five years. There will be no funeral home visitation. A celebration of Grace's life will take place with a public memorial service at the Lockhart Funeral Home, 109 Montreal Street, Mitchell at a later date. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations can be made to the Mitchell Area Mobility Bus or the charity of one's choice. A special "thank you" to Reverend Thelma KUDELKA, Rev. Peter BUSH, Dr. Liora STEELE, Dr. Mark DIOTALLEVI and the amazing and compassionate staff at the Ritz Lutheran Villa for all of their dedication and care of our dear mother during the last five years. The family also wishes to express their gratitude and thanks to the many Friends and relatives for their ongoing love and support. Online condolences at www.lockhartfuneralhome.com.

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STEELE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-04-27 published
WILLISTON, Phyllis Marilyn (née BURTON)
Phyllis Marilyn of Saint Thomas, on Monday, April 25, 2005, at the Saint Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, in her 66th year. Dearly loved wife of Douglas Arthur "Art" WILLISTON and loved mother of Brian and his wife Deb BURNS of Tillsonburg, Cheryl and her husband Danny TAILOR/TAYLOR of Tillsonburg, Bruce and his wife Kelly PUTNAM of Allenburg, Blair and his wife Chris CREECO of St. Catharines, Darrell BURNSTON of Calgary, Robert BURNS of St. Catharines and Lana and her husband Darren PICKERING of Bewdley. Dear sister of Hilda STEELE of Sydney Mines, Nova Scotia, Edna PONEE of Sydney, Nova Scotia, Eleanor LEE of Sydney Mines, Marg MacINTYRE of Sydney, Stanley BURTON of Sydney and Norma WADDEN of Orangeville. Sadly missed by 9 grandchildren, 2 greatgrandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.
Phyllis was born in Sydney Mines, Nova Scotia on April 8, 1938, the daughter of the late Stanley and Elizabeth (JEANS) BURTON. She has lived the past 35 years in Saint Thomas and worked at Shoppers Drug Mart. Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin Street, Saint Thomas where funeral service will be held Thursday at 1: 00 p.m. Cremation to follow. Visitation Wednesday from 2: 30-4:30 and 7-9 p.m. Remembrances may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, the Saint Thomas-Elgin General Hospital Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society.

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STEELE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-05-04 published
WEILER, Robert " Bob"
At home, on Monday, May 2nd, 2005, Robert "Bob" WEILER of London in his 68th year. Very special husband and loving dad of Gail (TUCKER) WEILER, Jeff, of Beamsville, Michelle and her husband Ken BOE of Owen Sound. Proud papa of Zach, Jack, Taylor and Nicole. Dear brother of Marg and her husband Art PAQUETTE, Monica and her husband Jim STEELE, Veronica and her husband June MARKLE, Ray WEILER, Sandy and his wife Doreen, Nancy and Glenn CHADWELL and Lynda NEWMAN, and brother-in-law of Jim and Lorraine LIVINGSTONE, and Bill and Carolyn McGEE. Bob was a proud retiree of the Ontario Provincial Police. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at the Westview Funeral Chapel, 709 Wonderland Road North (2 blocks North of Oxford), on Thursday, May 5th, 2005 at 3: 00 p.m. with visiting one hour prior to the service. Interment of ashes at Saint Mary's Cemetery, Woodstock. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Bob, are asked to consider the Canadian Diabetes Association.

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STEELE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-05-09 published
CLARKE, B. Frank
B. Frank CLARKE, passed away suddenly at his residence in St. Thomas on Thursday, May 5, 2005 at the age of 54. Dearly loved son of Frank of Wardsville and Therese of London. Best brother of Richard of London and Marguerite STEELE (David) of Brantford. Uncle Frank to Lyndsie and Lukas STEELE of Brantford. Also survived by many aunts, uncles and cousins. Frank had a passion for historical research and archiving. He received his Masters Degree in History in 1978 and his Masters of Library and Information Sciences in 1980 from the University of Western Ontario. He was a founding member of the Elgin County Archives Association and a member of many Historical and Genealogical Societies. He was always available for help and advice and will be missed by his Friends and colleagues. Cremation has taken place. Family and Friends will be received at the Badder and Robinson Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 211 Elm Street, Bothwell on Tuesday, May 10, 2005 from 12 noon until the time of the Memorial Service at 1: 00 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations by cheque to the Canadian Diabetes Association can be made at the funeral home and would be appreciated by the family. A tree will be planted in Memory of Frank CLARKE in the Badder and Robinson Memorial Forest, Mosa Twp.

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STEELE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-05-30 published
STONEHOUSE, Mary E. (née HANKS)
Mary E. (HANKS) a resident of R.R.#4 Dresden, passed away peacefully at her home on Friday, May 27, 2005 at the age of 88. Born in Dawn Twp., daughter of the late Stanley and Nettie (ACKERT) HANKS. Beloved wife of Ralph STONEHOUSE. Loving mother of Sharon and Wayne Dowdall of Perth and Don STONEHOUSE of R.R.#4 Dresden. Loving grandma of JoAnn WARREN and her husband Brad, Pamela Steele CHARRON and her husband Kenneth, and Michelle STEELE. Sadly missed by greatgrandchildren Kelly and Riley WARREN, Griffin and Lydia CHARRON. Dear sister of Clare and the late Lyle HEBDEN of Dawn Twp. Loving Aunt of Pat and Paul O'BRIEN of Chatham. The STONEHOUSE family received Friends at the John C. Badder Funeral Home, 72 Victoria Street, Thamesville on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held in the chapel on Monday, May 30, 2005 at 1: 30 p.m. with Reverend Andrew SONG of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Dresden officiating. Interment Blackburn Cemetery. Donations may be made at the funeral home by cheque to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation. A tree will be planted in memory of Mary STONEHOUSE in the Badder and Robinson Memorial Forest, Mosa Twp.

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STEELE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-08-21 published
STEELE, Margaret
Peacefully at Four Counties Health Services, Newbury on Friday August 19, 2005, Margaret STEELE of Newbury and formerly of R.R.#5 Bothwell, in her 71st year. Predeceased by her parents George (1992) and Florence (McLEAN) STEELE (1999.) Survived by her beloved sister Dorothy FENNER. Loving aunt of Fred and Margie. Predeceased by her brother in law John FENNER. Fondly remembered by many Friends and her extended family. Relatives and Friends will be received at the Van Heck Funeral Home, 172 Symes Street, Glencoe on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service will be held on Monday August 21 at 2 p.m. Pastor Todd TROJAND officiating. Interment Alvinston Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Watford Rotary Club, Four Counties Health Services Foundation, or the Lung Association.

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STEELE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-09-07 published
STEELE, A. Bruce
At Bluewater Health -- Mitton Site on Monday, September 5, 2005. A. Bruce STEELE, age 86 of Forest. Beloved husband of the late Helen Inglis STEELE. Dear father of Margaret (Frank) SIMONS, Calgary, Kathrine BUCSKO (Ralph SMITH), Parry Sound, Ada Mary (R.A.D.) ARTHUR, Victoria and Robert STEELE (Melanie,) Corunna. Loving grandfather of Denis SIMONS (Leah), Calgary, Dan SIMONS, Calgary, Eden SIMONS, Fernie, British Columbia, Angie ALEXANDER, Niagara Falls, Sabrina BUCSKO, London, Andrei BUCSKO, London, Dylan STEELE, Sarnia, Clayton STEELE, Owen Sound and Paige STEELE, Corunna. Also survived by three step-granddaughters, Valerie ARTHUR- PLETZ, Parksville, British Columbia, Shelley ARTHUR, Comox, British Columbia and Melanie ARTHUR, Victoria, British Columbia and two step-great-granddaughters, Courtenay PLETZ and Madeleine PLETZ both of Parksville, British Columbia. Predeceased by parents William and Ada STEELE, brothers Wilfrid STEELE and Gordon STEELE and sisters Minnie ACKERMAN and Mary BROWN. Bruce was a radio officer with the British Merchant Marine in World War 2, and saw service in the convoys at the height of the Battle of the Atlantic, in the Mediterranean, the Indian Ocean and the Red Sea. He was a 35 year employee and, after his retirement in 1983, a proud annuitant of Imperial Oil in Sarnia. Bruce sang in the Central United Church Choir for 50 years, retiring in 1997. He was a member of Liberty Lodge # 419 Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons, Huron Lodge # 392 Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons, Wawanosh Chapter # 15 Royal Arch Masons, St. Simon Cyrene Preceptory # 37, and Mocha Temple A.A.O.N.M.S. He was also a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Br. 176, Forest. Visitation at the McKenzie & Blundy Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, 431 Christina St. N. Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., with a Masonic service at 6: 30 p.m. The funeral service will be held in the McKenzie and Blundy Chapel 11 a.m. Friday followed by cremation. As an expression of sympathy Friends who wish may send memorial donations to the Shriner's Hospital for Crippled Children, 1529 Cedar Ave., Montreal, Quebec, H3G 1A6 or the Central United Church Organ Fund, 220 George Street, Sarnia, N7T 4N9. Messages of condolence and memories may be left at www.mckenzieblundy.com A tree will be planted in memory of Bruce STEELE in the McKenzie and Blundy Memorial Forest. Dedication service Sunday, September 17th, 2006 at 2: 00 p.m. at the Wawanosh Wetlands Conservation Area.

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STEELE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-09-10 published
MacCUAIG, Glen
Glen MacCUAIG passed away suddenly on Thursday, September 8, 2005 at his residence in his 45th year. Beloved son of Joyce (John) STEELE and the late Rodney MacCUAIG (1982.) Father of Chantal and Jason MacCUAIG. Dear brother of Stuart (Kate) MacCUAIG and their family Rory, Ben and Sarah. Predeceased by one brother Brian MacCUAIG (1982.) A memorial service will be held at Forest Lawn Memorial Chapel, 1997 Dundas Street East (at Wavell), London on Tuesday, September 13, 2005 at 3 p.m. Visitation one hour prior to service. Interment Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations to the charity of your choice would be gratefully appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to Memorial Funeral Home 452-3770.

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STEELE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-09-16 published
BLUNDELL, Anna (IRVIN)
At Alexandra Marine and General Hospital on Wednesday September 14, 2005, Anna (IRVIN) BLUNDELL of Goderich in her 91st year. Beloved wife of the late Percy BLUNDELL. Dear mother of Mel BLUNDELL of Iona Station. Loving grandmother of Mark and Craig and great-grandmother of Katlynn and Bailey. Sister of Doreen IRVIN and Willa STEELE. Predeceased by daughter-in-law Dianne BLUNDELL and brothers Robert and Russell IRVIN. The family will receive Friends at the McCallum & Palla Funeral Home, Cambria Rd. at East S., Goderich on Friday 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at the Funeral Home on Saturday morning at 11: 00. Interment Maitland Cemetery. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation gratefully acknowledged.

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STEELE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-10-18 published
STEELE, Ronald F. (October 14, 1930-October 18, 2004)
Those we love don't go away, They walk beside us everyday. Still loved, still missed, still very dear. Sadly missed by your loving family.

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STEELE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-10-30 published
CLARKE, Henry Franklin " Frank," " Colonel Clarke"
A resident of Wardsville, passed away suddenly at his home on Friday October 28, 2005 at the age of 82. The youngest of five children, Frank was born and raised in Glencoe, Ontario son of the late Benjamin Franklin CLARKE and Edith Jane (CRAWFORD.) He was a gifted musician and played in various Jazz bands in his younger days. He eventually moved to the Bruce Penninsula where he owned and operated Colonel Clarkes Tavern at Clarke's Corners for many years. He sold the business and retired to Wardsville in 1986 where he met his wife Laurene and enjoyed many years of gardening, golfing, wintering in Texas and playing his beloved piano. His quick wit and sense of humour will be missed by all who knew him. Beloved husband of the late Laurene (2004). Loving father of Richard CLARKE of London, Marguerite and David STEELE of Brantford, and the late Frank CLARKE (May 2005.) Cherished grandpa of Lyndsie and Lukas STEELE. Dear brother of Virginia KELLY of Tillsonburg. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his sisters Helen, Frances and Bernice. At Frank's request there will be no visitation or funeral service. Cremation. A Family graveside service will take place at a later date. The Badder and Robinson Funeral Home, Bothwell (695-2716) has been entrusted with the arrangements. A tree will be planted in memory of Frank CLARKE in the Badder and Robinson Memorial Forest, Mosa Twp.

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STEELE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-11-01 published
CLARKE, Henry Franklin " Frank," " Colonel Clarke"
A resident of Wardsville, passed away suddenly at his home on Friday October 28, 2005 at the age of 82. The youngest of five children, Frank was born and raised in Glencoe, Ontario son of the late Benjamin Franklin CLARKE and Edith Jane (CRAWFORD.) He was a gifted musician and played in various Jazz bands in his younger days. He eventually moved to the Bruce Peninsula where he owned and operated Colonel Clarkes Tavern at Clarke's Corners for many years. He sold the business and retired to Wardsville in 1986 where he met his wife Laurene and enjoyed many years of gardening, golfing, wintering in Texas and playing his beloved piano. His quick wit and sense of humour will be missed by all who knew him. Beloved husband of the late Laurene (2004). Loving father of Richard CLARKE of London, Marguerite and David STEELE of Brantford, and the late Frank CLARKE (May 2005.) Cherished grandpa of Lyndsie and Lukas STEELE. Dear brother of Virginia KELLY of Tillsonburg. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his sisters Helen, Frances and Bernice. At Frank's request there will be no visitation or funeral service. Cremation. A Family graveside service will take place at a later date. The Badder and Robinson Funeral Home, Bothwell (695-2716) has been entrusted with the arrangements. A tree will be planted in memory of Frank CLARKE in the Badder and Robinson Memorial Forest, Mosa Twp.

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STEELE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-11-16 published
STEELE, David McKenzie
Passed away at Woodstock General Hospital on Tuesday, November 15, 2005, David McKenzie STEELE in his 71st year. Proud and loving husband of Audrey (née VOLLMERSHAUSEN,) his wife of 27 years. Proud and loving father of Bruce STEELE of London and Robert STEELE of Toronto. Dear brother of Bernice HUNTER and her husband Ron of Saint Marys and Joyce HUNTER and her husband Robert of Woodstock. Loved by many nieces and nephews: Jim HUNTER and his wife Lorie, Jane NELSON, Jacalyn TILFORD and her husband John, Lisa MATCHETT and her husband Collin, Judy BRYAN and her husband Greig. Great uncle of Niki HUNTER. Predeceased by his parents David and Ila STEELE. Friends will be received at the Smith-LeRoy Funeral Home, 69 Wellington Street, North, Woodstock on Thursday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service in the chapel on Friday, November 18, 2005 at 11 a.m. with Reverend John VAN VLIET officiating. Interment at Oxford Memorial Park Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario, or the charity of your choice would be appreciated. Smith-LeRoy, 537-3611. Personal condolences may be sent at www.smithleroy.com

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STEELE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-11-21 published
STEELE, Frank
In loving memory of Frank STEELE a devoted husband, father and grandfather who passed away November 21st, 2002. I have something tucked safely away in my heart, a love for you and your love for me will never let us part. Loved and remembered by wife Pearl and family.

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STEELE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-11-26 published
STEELE, David
The family of the late David STEELE would like to thank relatives, Friends and neighbours. Donations, cards, flowers and visits at the funeral home were greatly appreciated. A most sincere thank you to our nurses at Care Partner's. Special thanks to Community Care Access Centre at the London Cancer Centre, we thank the outstanding support care Dr. DINGLE and Dr. ASH and the Orthopaedic Care. Thank you to Dr. STERN and the nurses at Woodstock General Hospital. Special thanks to Betty, singing and music, to Reverend John VAN VLEIT of Knox Presbyterian Church for his message and kind words. Thanks to Smith LeRoy Funeral Home for their calm passionate service. Omitted but not forgotten Eve Monica GREIG. The STEELE Family.

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STEELE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-11-30 published
WEIR, Estelle Mae (HARBON)
It is with heavy heart, but a sense of peace, we announce the passing of Estelle Mae (HARBON) WEIR of London in her 92nd year, at Mount Hope Centre for Long Term Care, London on Tuesday, November 29, 2005. Beloved wife of the late Robert W. WEIR. Dear mother of Penni STEELE and her husband Wayne of Sarnia. Predeceased by her daughter Patricia Ann CLOUTIER/CLOUTHIER and her son James Wylie WEIR. Dear mother-in-law of Doreen WEIR and Jack CLOUTIER/CLOUTHIER both of London. Dear sister of Irene PERKINS of London and sister-in-law of Jean JORDAN and her husband Ron of London. Also loved by her grandchildren, Scott WEIR, Deborah SCHAMANN, John CLOUTIER/CLOUTHIER and his wife Wendy, Jodi ALEXANDER, Stephanie LINDAU and her husband Peet and Pamela TINNEY and her husband Craig. Great-grandmother to, Gregory, Britnee and Kymberlyn, Sam and Emma, Olivia, Alex and Evan, Sam and her namesake Stella. Cremation has taken place. Friends will be received by the#1 hour prior to a memorial service being conducted in the chapel of the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London on Friday, December 2nd at 11: 00 a.m. with Major Gary VENABLES of the Salvation Army, London Citadel officiating. Friends who wish to remember Estelle, please consider making a contribution to the Salvation Army Christmas Kettle this holiday season. Online condolences accepted at www.amgeorgefh.on.ca

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STEELE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-12-06 published
WEGG, James Edward
Peacefully on Saturday, December 3, 2005, James Edward WEGG passed away in his 66th year. Survived by his wife Shirley. Loving father of James (Lydia), Robert (Robyn), Linda (Bert) and Marlene (John). Grandpa of 10 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Dear brother of David (Louise,) Norma STEELE (Frederick,) Maxine HENSHAWE (Bert,) Margaret COLE (Ken,) Debbie WEIBE, Teresa (RILEY,) Theresa (MULHOLLAND,) Paul JACQUES, and predeceased by Phyllis, Robert and Butch. The family will receive Friends and relatives at Forest Lawn Memorial Chapel, 1997 Dundas Street East (at Wavell), London, for a funeral service on Thursday, December 8th, 2005 at 6 p.m. Visitation one hour prior. Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be gratefully appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to Memorial Funeral Home 452-3770.

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STEELE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-03-12 published
MacTAGGART, Marion Cathie (1914-2005)
On Wednesday morning, March 2nd, 2005, Ms. Marion Cathie MacTAGGART quietly passed away at the age of 90. Ms. MacTAGGART, an accomplished woman of her day, spent her final months in the Weatherbe Pavillion, a part of Peace Arch Hospital, White Rock, British Columbia. She will be sorely missed by her extended family and many Friends. Marion MacTAGGART was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba on August 26, 1914 and attended the University of Manitoba graduating with a B.A., Summa Cum Laude, in 1934. Subsequently, while performing secretarial duties with a Chartered Accounting firm, she undertook accountancy training and became the first Manitoba woman to win the prestigious War Memorial Gold Medal for obtaining the highest marks in the final examinations. It took a further 34 years before another female won the Medal. Marion also became the first female member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Manitoba. With her new professional designation in hand, she took up employment with the Manitoba Government, raising to the position of Provincial Chief Auditor. Marion retired from the Manitoba Civil Service in 1976, and ten years later moved to White Rock, British Columbia to be near her older sister Jean STEELE. Marion settled in White Rock, British Columbia. In her life, she was an excellent canoeist, an noted equestrian, a weekend golfer, a world traveller, a lawn bowler and was known as a brilliant bridge and canasta player. Marion is survived by her brother and sister-in-law Duncan and Isabelle MacTAGGART of Val Belair, Québec, three nieces and two nephews and their families: Peggy MacTAGGART, Val Belair, Québec, Cathie NESBIT, Surrey, British Columbia, Sandi SHAW, Penticton, British Columbia, Edward (Ted) STEELE, Delta, British Columbia, and William (Bill) STEELE, Point Roberts, U.S.A. A memorial service will be held at Victory Memorial Park Funeral Centre, Surrey, British Columbia at 3: 00 p.m. March 17, 2005.

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STEELE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-05-10 published
LECHNER, Verla Rae
was born on April 25, 1917 in Victoria, British Columbia and passed away on May 1, 2005 in Langley, British Columbia. She was predeceased by Ludwig, her husband of 40 years; her oldest son Donald Alfred and long-time friend Elnora STEELE. Verla is survived by her loving family daughters Gloria JENKS (Ron,) Irene Mae ROONEY (Len,) Bernice LECHNER; sons Louie Allen (Maureen,) Barry Raymond (Marilyn), Larry David (Lianne); 11 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, May 14, 2005 at 11: 00 a.m. at Royal Canadian Legion Branch #21, 20702 Eastleigh Crescent, Langley, B.C. First Memorial - Aldergrove 604-857-0111

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STEELE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-05-26 published
STEELE, Gray Morgan
With great sadness, the family announces the passing of Gray on Monday May 23, 2005 at Sunnybrook and Women's College Hospital. Dearly beloved husband of the late Betty (October 18, 2004), Devoted and proud father of Susan (Bonnie) and her husband Bob HOUSE, Tom and his wife Lyn, Dr. Catherine, and the late Roger (1991.) Loving grandfather of David HOUSE, Laura and Vincent RADMORE, Andrew and Erin STEELE, Geoff HOUSE and Matthew STEELE and great-grandfather of Kate HOUSE and Ben RADMORE. Loyal brother of Marjorie BROWNE and Doris and Les HEINBUCH. Gray was born on June 6, 1916 in Montreal. He served in the Canadian Army Reserve and the Royal Canadian Navy during World War 2. Gray started in the family business in 1932 and with the support of many, expanded the business into St. Lawrence Foods Corporation until he sold the business in 1989. He served the business community extensively as: President of the Fish and Seafood Association of Ontario, President of Canadian Frozen Food Association, Chairman of the Fisheries Council of Canada, and Honourary Life Member of the Toronto Board of Trade after fifty years of membership. Gray received the Queen's Jubilee Medal in 1977 and was recognized by 'Friends of We Care' with the Humanitarian Award in 1989. He was active in the community, including: Cubs and Scouts, Kew Beach United Church, Toronto East Young Men's Christian Association, Chairman of the Board of the Toronto East General Hospital (1976-1982), longstanding member of the Toronto East General Hospital Foundation and a member of the Toronto Downtown Rotary Club (Paul Harris Fellowship Recipient). Gray and Betty's most enjoyable memories were times spent with the family at their Fallingbrook home and the Bigwin Island cottage. Gray loved walking the boardwalk, meeting new people and facing new challenges. He had numerous Friends in every aspect of his life and he will be missed by many. The family would like to thank the staff at the C.V.I.C.U. at Sunnybrook and Women's College Hospital for their professional and compassionate care following heart surgery on May 5, 2005, and also to those at the Toronto East General Hospital for their previous caring treatment and attention. A memorial visitation will be held on Monday May 30 from 6-8: 30 p.m. at the 'Scarborough Chapel' of McDougall and Brown, 2900 Kingston Rd. (east of St. Clair Ave. E.) A Celebration of his life will be held on Tuesday May 31 at Kew Beach United Church, 140 Wineva Ave. Toronto, (just north of Queen St.) at 10: 30 a.m. The church will be open from 9: 30 a.m. until the time of service. Parking is limited. Reception after the service. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to a charity of your choice.

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STEELE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-05-31 published
STEELE, Gray Morgan
With great sadness, the family announces the passing of Gray on Monday May 23, 2005 at Sunnybrook and Women's College Hospital. Dearly beloved husband of the late Betty (October 18, 2004), Devoted and proud father of Susan (Bonnie) and her husband Bob HOUSE, Tom and his wife Lyn, Dr. Catherine, and the late Roger (1991.) Loving grandfather of David HOUSE, Laura and Vincent RADMORE, Andrew and Erin STEELE, Geoff HOUSE and Matthew STEELE and great-grandfather of Kate HOUSE and Ben RADMORE. Loyal brother of Marjorie BROWNE and Doris and Les HEINBUCH. Gray was born on June 6, 1916 in Montreal. He served in the Canadian Army Reserve and the Royal Canadian Navy during World War 2. Gray started in the family business in 1932 and with the support of many, expanded the business into St. Lawrence Foods Corporation until he sold the business in 1989. He served the business community extensively as: President of the Fish and Seafood Association of Ontario, President of Canadian Frozen Food Association, Chairman of the Fisheries Council of Canada, and Honourary Life Member of the Toronto Board of Trade after fifty years of membership. Gray received the Queen's Jubilee Medal in 1977 and was recognized by 'Friends of We Care' with the Humanitarian Award in 1989. He was active in the community, including: Cubs and Scouts, Kew Beach United Church, Toronto East Young Men's Christian Association, Chairman of the Board of the Toronto East General Hospital (1976-1982), longstanding member of the Toronto East General Hospital Foundation and a member of the Toronto Downtown Rotary Club (Paul Harris Fellowship Recipient). Gray and Betty's most enjoyable memories were times spent with the family at their Fallingbrook home and the Bigwin Island cottage. Gray loved walking the boardwalk, meeting new people and facing new challenges. He had numerous Friends in every aspect of his life and he will be missed by many. The family would like to thank the staff at the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit at Sunnybrook and Women's College Hospital for their professional and compassionate care following heart surgery on May 5, 2005, and also to those at the Toronto East General Hospital for their previous caring treatment and attention. A memorial visitation will be held on Monday May 30 from 6-8: 30 p.m. at the 'Scarborough Chapel' of McDougall and Brown, 2900 Kingston Rd. (east of St. Clair Ave. E.) A Celebration of his life will be held on Tuesday May 31 at Kew Beach United Church, 140 Wineva Ave. Toronto, (just north of Queen St.) at 10: 30 a.m. The church will be open from 9: 30 a.m. until the time of service. Parking is limited. Reception after the service. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to a charity of your choice.

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STEELE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-08-18 published
MORGAN, Susan Eleanor
(Registered Dietitian)
Passed away peacefully with her family by her side after a thirteen month battle with cancer on August 16, 2005. Survived by her loving husband Brian STEELE. Much loved daughter of Sarah MORGAN and the late Tom. Dear sister of Arwyn and his wife Rhona, Stephen and Gareth and his wife Amanda. Fondly remembered by six nephews and two nieces. Resting at Memorial Chapel Brooklin, 79 Baldwin Street, Brooklin Village, Whitby, from 6-9 p.m. Thursday and Friday. Then to Brooklin United Church for funeral service Saturday, August 20 at 2: 00 p.m. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Canadian Foundation for Dietetic Research or Thickson's Woods Land Trust.

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STEELE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-08-20 published
EASTAUGH, W.J. "Jack"
In his 92nd year, on Thursday, August 18th, 2005, Jack died suddenly at Headwaters Health Care Centre in Orangeville. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Elizabeth, his daughters Candace (David STEELE) and Jennifer (Bob GRAY/GREY) and his much loved grand_sons, Robin and Nick STEELE and Drew GRAY/GREY. Jack lived a creative and rewarding life, drawing on his experiences in the Royal Canadian Air Force, the Ontario Department of Corrections, as an elementary and secondary principal in the Etobicoke system, and especially in his over fifty year association with the Taylor Statten Camps in Algonquin Park.
Mourn ye not for my departure,
Mourn ye not,
I go upon a journey...
My journey is eternal.
A celebration of his life will be held on Tuesday, August 23rd, 2005 at Dods and McNair Funeral Home and Chapel, 21 First Street, Orangeville (519-941-1392) at 2: 00 p.m.
The family will receive Friends 1 hour prior to the service time.
In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Taylor Statten Bursary Fund or charity of choice would be greatly appreciated.
(Condolences may be offered to the family at (www.dodsandmcnair.com)

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STEELE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-09-16 published
STEELE, Betty
Passed away at Sunnybrook Health Science Centre after a brief illness on Thursday, September 15, 2005. Beloved wife of the late Gordon G. STEELE. Loving mother of Diana ELLINGHAM and her husband Ian, Gordon Watford STEELE and his wife Suzanne. Devoted grandmother of Victoria, Nelson, Charles, Kristene, Tiffany and her eight great-grandchildren. The family will receive Friends at the Humphrey Funeral Home - A.W. Miles Chapel, 1403 Bayview Avenue (south of Eglinton Avenue East), from 12-3 p.m. on Sunday, September 18. The funeral service will take place in the chapel on Monday at 11 o'clock. Interment Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Reception to follow in the Leaside Lounge of the funeral home.

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STEELE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-09-27 published
STEELE, Janet " Jean"
Suddenly at Scarborough General Hospital on Sunday, September 25th, 2005. Jean, wife of the late Allan. Beloved mother of Donna (Derek VAN DER KOOY), Gordon (Wendy) and Jim (Joan). Loving grandmother of Vanessa, Gary and Danny. Resting at the Paul O'Conner Funeral Home, 1939 Lawrence Ave. E. (between Warden and Pharmacy) from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday. Service in our Chapel on Thursday afternoon at 1 p.m. Interment at Resthaven Memorial Gardens. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

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STEELE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-23 published
STEELE, Annie (née STOCKWELL)
Peacefully, at home on January 21, 2005, at the age of 83. Beloved wife of the late Jim STEELE. Loving mother of Susan FERGUSON and her husband Bob, Douglas and his wife Wendy, Mary GAIR and her husband Graeme, Duncan and his wife Anna, and the late James John (Jamie). Dear grandmother of Rob, Laura, Jim, Karen, Amy, Ashley, Adrienne, Jackson, Audrey, Gordon, Chelsea and Katherine. Adored great-grandmother of Russell, Jimmy, Joseph, Owen, Emily, Adam and Molly. Sister of Kathleen LLOYD and her husband George, Colleen BRADFORD, Bill STOCKWELL and his wife Loretta. Predeceased by her brothers Maitland and George "Son" STOCKWELL. Auntie Anne to many nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter Butler Chapel, 4933 Dundas St. W. (between Islington and Kipling Aves.) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Monday. Funeral Service in the Chapel on Tuesday, January 25, 2005 at 1 p.m. Interment Park Lawn Cemetery. If desired, remembrances may be made to the charity of your choice.

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STEELE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-15 published
MacLELLAN, David
Passed away on February 13, 2005 at Centenary Hospital at the age of 61 years. Beloved son of Irene STEELE. Loving father of Daniel and Colin. Also, husband to Dianne. David will be sadly missed by all who knew him. Family will receive Friends at the McDougall and Brown Funeral Home (2900 Kingston Rd., Toronto) 416-267-4656, from 4: 00 to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 15, 2005 with a Memorial Service to follow at 6: 30 p.m. As per David wishes, he will be cremated. We'll Miss You Dad

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STEELE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-03-01 published
BARKER, Rhoda Elizabeth (née KEW)
In her 90th year, passed away peacefully, on February 25, 2005, at Burloak Long Term Care Centre in Burlington, Ontario, after a happy and fulfilled life in Oakville. Beloved wife of the late William James (Jim) BARKER (1996.) Rhoda was a longtime manager of a ladies' store in downtown Oakville. Remembered with much love by her children, Jim BARKER of Paris, Ontario, Jacqueline and her husband Joseph McCORMICK of Mexico, and Leone COUTTS of Oakville. Nana will be sadly missed by her nine grandchildren, Jody, James, Jennifer, Kelly, Kathy, Bill, Debbie, Susan, and Beverly, and eleven great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her grand_son Daniel. Dear sister of Fredrick KEW and the late Bess of Oakville. Predeceased by brother Jack. Dear sister-in-law of Lorraine STEELE and May SQUIRES, and dear aunt to many nieces and nephews. The family wishes to extend a thank-you to all of the staff at Burloak Long Term Care Centre and a special thank-you to Sonya. The Funeral Service will be held at the Ward Funeral Home Chapel, 109 Reynolds Street, Oakville (905-844-3221), on Thursday, March 3, 2005 at 1 p.m. Visitation one hour prior to the service. Followed by a reception at the funeral home. In lieu of floral tributes, a memorial donation to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

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STEELE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-03-06 published
MOORE, Violet Marjorie (née QUEMBY)
At the Woodhaven Long Term Care on Friday, March 4, 2005 at the age of 93. Marjorie, beloved wife of the late George Leslie MOORE. Loving mother of John and his wife Linda. Dear Granny to Karen DILLEY and husband Shawn, Lesley STEELE and husband Sam. Great-Granny of Jake DILLEY, Thomas and Victoria STEELE. Pre-deceased by her brother Arthur. Funeral Service to be held at the Simple Alternative Funeral Centres, 1057 Brock Rd., Pickering on Tuesday, March 8 at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at Duffin Meadows. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society.

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STEELE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-03-07 published
FAIRWEATHER, Norma Louise (GRAY/GREY)
Former employee of Toronto General Hospital retired in 1993. Peacefully at Peter D. Clarke Residence, Ottawa, Ontario on Friday, March 4th, 2005 at the age of 74. Missed by children: Karl, Norman, Marlene Claire (STEELE) and daughters-in-law Rachelle and Luise and son-in-law Doug. Beloved grandmother of Karyn, Kathy, Shawn, Kyle, Leigh, Tigh, Casey, Shawna and Josee and great-grandchildren: Erin, Cole and Jadyn. Survived by brothers Louie, Gladstone and sister Ada as well as nieces and nephews in Jamaica, the U.S.A. and Canada. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter Butler Chapel, 4933 Dundas St. W., (between Islington and Kipling Aves.) on Tuesday from 4-8 p.m. Funeral Service to be held in the Chapel on Wednesday, March 9, 2005 at 3 p.m. If desired, donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society.

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STEELE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-03-17 published
VAN DYKE, Daniel
Entered into rest at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Barrie on Tuesday, March 15, 2005 in his 80th year. Dan VAN DYKE of Innisfil formerly of Cannington was the beloved husband of Gladys ADDY and the late Barbara LEGRESLEY (1986.) Loving father of Sharon (Murray) MORTON of Holland Landing, Lorie (Scott) MEYER of Kirkfield, Barteld (Sheri) of Kirkfield, Daniel of Holland Landing and James (Jennifer) of Richmond Hill and father to Debbie STEELE of Barrie. Dearly remembered by nine grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. Dearly remembered by sister Wupke and twin sister Jannie. Predeceased by brother Jan. Visitation from the Thorne Funeral Home in Cannington on Friday, March 18 from 7-9 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. until time of service at 1 p.m. Interment Sunderland Cemetery. As a remembrance, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

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STEELE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-03-26 published
HILL, David Winston
Passed away peacefully at home with his wife Beverly and family members at his side on Wednesday, March 23, 2005, after a courageous battle against cancer. Forever loved and remembered by Beverly, his wife and soulmate of over 38 years, his beloved mother Eileen, sisters Violet STEELE, Betty WALKER, Anne DOUGLAS/DOUGLASS, Ruth SHULTZ, Patricia TODD and Lan CHU. Fondly remembered by his sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family and Friends. David was born in Unionville, Ontario on April 21, 1941. He was a founding member of the Military Re-enactment Society of Canada and was continuously active in teaching Canadian history across North America through living history for the last 28 years. He was also very passionate about everything historical particularly from the 1812 period as well as travel, reading and lively debate and discussion. He will be sadly missed by his countless Friends, colleagues and family. Special thanks to the Community Care Access Centre Stouffville Office, Carol MILES, Homecare workers, nurses and Evergreen Hospice of Markham who made it possible for him and Beverly to be at home. Friends may pay their respects at Dixon-Garland Funeral Home, 166 Main St. N. (Markham Rd.), Markham on Sunday, March 27, 2005 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held in the chapel of Dixon-Garland Funeral Home on Monday, March 28, 2005 at 11 a.m. Donations may be made to the Evergreen Hospice of Markham.

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STEELE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-06 published
STEELE, James Edgar
Suddenly at his home on Monday, April 4, 2005. James STEELE, beloved brother of Mary, Roderick, Rhoda, Bruno, Corona, Raymond, Eric and predeceased by Audrey. Fondly remembered by his many nieces, nephews, relatives and Friends. Resting at the Newediuk Funeral Home, Kipling Chapel, 2104 Kipling Ave., Etobicoke (two blocks north of Rexdale Blvd.) from 2 p.m. Thursday. Funeral Friday leaving the funeral home 9: 30 a.m. for Funeral Mass from Our Lady of the Airways Church, 7407 Darcel Ave. at 10 a.m. Interment Glendale Memorial Gardens. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. (The family will received their Friends in the funeral home from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday.)

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STEELE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-05-26 published
STEELE, Gray Morgan
With great sadness, the family announces the passing of Gray on Monday, May 23, 2005 at Sunnybrook and Women's College Hospital. Dearly beloved husband of the late Betty (October 18, 2004). Devoted and proud father of Susan (Bonnie) and her husband Bob HOUSE, Tom and his wife Lyn, Dr. Catherine, and the late Roger (1991.) Loving grandfather of David HOUSE, Laura and Vincent RADMORE, Andrew and Erin STEELE, Geoff HOUSE and Matthew STEELE and great-grandfather of Kate HOUSE and Ben RADMORE. Loyal brother of Marjorie BROWNE and Doris and Les HEINBUCH. Gray was born on June 6, 1916 in Montreal. He served in the Canadian Army Reserve and the Royal Canadian Navy during World War 2. Gray started in the family business in 1932 and with the support of many, grew the business into St. Lawrence Foods Corporation until he sold the business in 1989. He served the business community extensively as: President of the Fish and Seafood Association of Ontario, President of Canadian Frozen Food Association, Chairman of the Fisheries Council of Canada, and Honorary Life Member of the Toronto Board of Trade after fifty years of membership. Gray received the Queen's Jubilee Medal in 1977 and was recognized by "Friends of We Care" with the Humanitarian Award in 1989. He was active in the community, including: Cubs and Scouts, Kew Beach United Church, Toronto East Young Men's Christian Association, Chairman of the Board of the Toronto East General Hospital (1976-1982), longstanding member of the Toronto East General Hospital Foundation and a member of the Toronto Downtown Rotary Club (Paul Harris Fellowship Recipient). Gray and Betty's most enjoyable memories were times spent with the family at their Fallingbrook home and the Bigwin Island cottage. Gray loved walking the boardwalk, meeting new people and facing new challenges. He had numerous Friends in every aspect of his life and he will be missed by many. The family would like to thank the staff at the C.V.I.C.U. at Sunnybrook and Women's College Hospital for their professional and compassionate care following heart surgery on May 5, 2005, and also to those at the Toronto East General Hospital for their previous caring treatment and attention. A memorial visitation will be held on Monday, May 30 from 6-8: 30 p.m. at the "Scarborough Chapel" of McDougall and Brown, 2900 Kingston Rd. (east of St. Clair Ave. E.). A Celebration of his life will be held on Tuesday, May 31 at Kew Beach United Church, 140 Wineva Ave., Toronto (just north of Queen St.) at 10: 30 a.m. The church will be open from 9: 30 a.m. until the time of service. Parking is limited. Reception after the service. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to a charity of your choice.

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STEELE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-05-30 published
STEELE, Richard " Ricky"
Passed away, on Thursday, May 26, 2005, at the age of 53. Richard will be sadly missed by his sisters Rhonda and Renay, his brothers Randy, and predeceased by Robbie. Richard is also predeceased by his parents Vivian and Allan. Beloved uncle to many nieces and nephews. Friends may call the Giffen-Mack "Danforth" Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, 2570 Danforth Ave. (at Main St. subway), 416-698-3121, on Tuesday from 11 a.m. until the time of Service in the Chapel at 1 p.m. Cremation to follow.

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STEELE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-06-08 published
TEBBUTT, Donald
Entered into rest at the Toronto General Hospital on Sunday, June 5, 2005, in his 75th year. Donald TEBBUTT of Thunder Bay Beach, beloved husband of Shirley FERRIS. Dear father of Peter TEBBUTT, Thomas TEBBUTT, and Laurie SANTANGELO. Loving grandfather of John and Amanda BURK/BURKE, Alex and Catherine SANTANGELO, and Daniel and James TEBBUTT. Brother of Reta STEELE and Catherine JOSLIN. Predeceased by brothers Melvin and Clarence, and his sister Gertrude. Resting at the Penetanguishene Funeral Home, 155 Main Street, Penetanguishene on Saturday, June 11th from 1 p.m. until time of funeral service in the chapel at 2: 30 p.m. Cremation to follow. Memorial donations to the Huronia Hospital Foundation would be appreciated.

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STEELE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-08-11 published
LOVETT, Patrice
Suddenly passed away, on Tuesday, August 9th, 2005 at the Credit Valley Hospital, with her husband by her side. Beloved wife of Ted HADFIELD. Step-mother of Stephen HADFIELD and his wife Susan, and Jennifer HADFIELD. Also survived by step-mother Margaret LOVETT and her sisters Kim and her husband Glenn MAYNARD and Carole STEELE. Pat will be greatly missed by nieces and nephews Chris, Robin, Paula, Jeremy and Jonathan. Pat will be fondly remembered by her extended family and many Friends. Friends will be received at the "Woodbridge Chapel" of Scott Funeral Home, 7776 Kipling Avenue (at Hwy. 7) on Thursday, August 11, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, August 12, 2005 at 10 a.m. Cremation to follow. Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated.

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STEELE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-08-17 published
MORGAN, Susan Eleanor
(Registered Dietitian) Passed away peacefully with her family by her side after a thirteen month battle with cancer on August 16, 2005. Survived by her loving husband Brian STEELE. Much loved daughter of Sarah MORGAN and the late Tom. Dear sister of Arwyn and his wife Rhona, Stephen and Gareth and his wife Amanda. Fondly remembered by six nephews and two nieces. Resting at Memorial Chapel Brooklin, 79 Baldwin Street, Brooklin Village Whitby from 6-9 p.m. Thursday and Friday. Then to Brooklin United Church for funeral service Saturday, August 20th at 2: 00 p.m. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Canadian Foundation for Dietetic Research or Thickson's Woods Land Trust.

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STEELE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-08-21 published
EASTAUGH, W.J. "Jack"
In his 92nd year, on Thursday, August 18, 2005, Jack died suddenly at Headwaters Health Care Centre in Orangeville. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Elizabeth, his daughters, Candace (David STEELE) and Jennifer (Bob GRAY/GREY,) and his much loved grand_sons, Robin and Nick Steele and Drew Gray. Jack lived a creative and rewarding life, drawing on his experiences in the Royal Canadian Air Force, the Ontario Department of Corrections, as an elementary and secondary principal in the Etobicoke system, and especially in his over fifty year association with the Taylor Statten Camps in Algonquin Park. Mourn ye not for my departure, Mourn ye not, I go upon a journey... My journey is eternal. A celebration of his life will be held on Tuesday, August 23, 2005 at Dods and Mcnair Funeral Home and Chapel, 21 First Street, Orangeville (519-941-1392), at 2: 00 p.m. The family will receive Friends 1 hour prior to the service time. In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Taylor Statten Bursary Fund or charity of choice would be greatly appreciated. (Condolences may be offered to the family at www.dodsandmcnair.com).

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STEELE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-09-16 published
STEELE, Betty
Passed away at Sunnybrook Health Science Centre after a brief illness on Thursday, September 15, 2005. Beloved wife of the late Gordon G. STEELE. Loving mother of Diana ELLINGHAM and her husband Ian, Gordon Watford STEELE and his wife Suzanne. Devoted grandmother of Victoria, Nelson, Charles, Kristene, Tiffany and her eight great-grandchildren. The family will receive Friends at the Humphrey Funeral Home - A.W. Miles Chapel, 1403 Bayview Avenue (south of Eglinton Avenue East), from 12-3 p.m. on Sunday, September 18. The funeral service will take place in the chapel on Monday at 11 o'clock. Interment Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Reception to follow in the Leaside Lounge of the funeral home.

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STEELE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-09-17 published
STEELE, Marilyne
Passed away quietly at North York General Hospital, on Friday, September 16, 2005. She is survived by her mother Thora HARRIS, The Perry Family, her three daughters, Susan, Angela and Emily and her grandchildren Elijah, Cory, David and McKenzie. She will be missed by all her Friends on Carluke. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.

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STEELE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-09-27 published
STEELE, Janet " Jean"
Suddenly at Scarborough General Hospital on Sunday, September 25th, 2005. Jean wife of the late Allan. Beloved mother of Donna (Derek VAN DER KOOY), Gordon (Wendy) and Jim (Joan). Loving grandmother of Vanessa, Gary and Danny. Resting at the Paul O'Conner Funeral Home, 1939 Lawrence Ave. E. (between Warden and Pharmacy) from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday. Service in our Chapel on Thursday afternoon at 1 p.m. Interment at Resthaven Memorial Gardens. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, would be appreciated by the family.

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STEELE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-10-09 published
BROWN, Mary " May"
Suddenly at the Scarborough General Hospital on Friday, October 7, 2005 in her 88th year. Loving wife of the late Byron J. BROWN (Ron,) beloved mother of John and his wife Jan BROWN and Byron BROWN and his wife Herdis GRUNDSOE. Dear Grama of Lauren, Andrew (A.J.) and Orlana. Dear sister-in-law of Robert (Bob) STEELE and aunt of Dr. Robert STEELE and his wife Glenna. Predeceased by her sister Margaret STEELE. She will be sadly missed by all her Friends. Friends may call at the Giffen-Mack 'Danforth' Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, 2570 Danforth Ave., (at Main St. subway), 416-698-3121, on Tuesday, October 11, 2005 after 10: 00 a.m. until time of service in the Giffen-Mack Chapel at 11: 00 a.m. Private cremation. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

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STEELE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-11-12 published
CORCORAN, Sister Theresa, C.S.J. "Sister Martin Marie"
Peacefully at St. Joseph's Convent, Toronto, on Friday, November 11, 2005 after a lengthy illness. Daughter of the late Martin CORCORAN and Christina STEELE. Predeceased by her sisters Rita WALSH and Catherine CAIN and brothers Raymond, John, Aeneas, Leo, James, Gerald, Gerard and Joseph. Survived by sisters-in-law Kay, Peggy, Helen and Mina. Also survived by a large number of nieces and nephews who have been a loving support throughout her illness. Visitation at St Joseph's Convent, 3377 Bayview Avenue, Willowdale, from 2: 00 p.m. on Sunday, November 13th for Vigil Service at 7: 30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial on Monday, November 14th at 10: 30 a.m. followed by interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.

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STEELE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-11-18 published
VANDER MEIDEN, Jeanette
It is with profound sadness that the family announce the passing of Jeanette at home after a lengthy illness on Thursday, November 17, 2005. Jeanette, loving wife of Bernard. Dear mother of Christopher, Brenda and her husband Norman, Brian, Anneke and her husband Ken, Maryke and her husband Lyle and the late Karl. Cherished Oma of 10 grandchildren. Sister of June and the late Bob STEELE, Maureen and Bruno QUEBEDEAUX and the late John and Yvonne FAHEY. Will also be missed by her nieces and nephews. Resting at the Paul O'Conner Funeral Home, 1939 Lawrence Ave. E. (between Warden and Pharmacy) from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Friday. Service in our chapel on Saturday morning at 11 a.m. Interment Mount Hope Cemetery.

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STEELE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-11-22 published
STEELE, William " Bill"
Retired 34 year employee of Via Rail and Canadian National Railway. Suddenly passed away November 1st, 2005, in his 81st year. Survived by sisters Elizabeth, Mary and Alice, brothers Robert and Malcolm, all in Ireland. Predeceased by his brother John. Interred in the family plot in Northern Ireland on November 12th. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 26th at 2 p.m. at St. Barnabas Church, 361 Danforth Ave., at Broadview, Toronto. All welcome. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Barnabas Church.

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STEELE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-22 published
SQUIRES, Mary " May"
Peacefully at Trillium Health Centre, Mississauga on Tuesday, December 20, 2005 in her 90th year. Beloved wife of the late Herbert. Loving mother of Jim and his wife Lorna, and Debbie MARTUCCI and her husband Tony. Cherished grandma of Mindy, Cameron, Jason, Bert, Brian and Kelly. Adored great-grandma of Jennifer, Dustin and Coulton. Dear sister of Lorraine STEELE and the late Jim BARKER. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter "Peel" Chapel, 2180 Hurontario Street, Mississauga (Hwy. 10 North of Queen Elizabeth Way) from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Friday, December 23, 2005 at 2: 30 p.m. Interment Springcreek Cemetery. If desired, remembrances made to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated by the family.

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STEELE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-29 published
SMITH- STEELE, Daphne Yvonne
At the Sunnybrook and Women's College Hospital on Saturday, December 24, 2005. Daphne, beloved mother of Paula, and Deborah. Loving grandmother of Aaron, Tafari, Brendan, Sherrene, Mason and Aliyah. Sister of Elaine, Ina, Eileen, Winnifred, Sheila, Una, Jean, Hubert, Leon, and the late Barbara, Joyce and Eric. Friends may call at the Funeral Home of O'Connor Bros., 1871 Danforth Ave., (2 blocks west of the Woodbine subway station) on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service in St. Columba's and All Hallows Church (located on St. Clair Ave. E. just east of O'Connor Dr.) on Saturday at 11 a.m. Interment Pine Hills Cemetery (supervised parking at funeral home).

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