VINCENTZ o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-01-24 published
TUCKER, Vera Gwendolyn (née PETERSON)
On January the 22nd, 2005, peacefully at home, surrounded by her family. Born July 8, 1906 in Bruce Mines, Ontario, the daughter of Judge Nolton PETERSON and Kezia Sullivan PETERSON. Beloved wife of the late William Govier TUCKER, Q.C. (Fraser and Beatty - previously one of Canada's largest law firms). Devoted mother of Robert TUCKER, Carolyn GORDON, Susan McCLOCKLIN and Sally RUTLEDGE. Loving mother-in-law of the late Andrew GORDON, James McCLOCKLIN and Wayne RUTLEDGE. Grandmother to Katherine GIRGIS (Amir,) Robert GORDON (Jenny,) Patricia PALERMO (Tony,) John GORDON (Cathy), William TAILOR/TAYLOR (Sarah), Jim McCLOCKLIN (Amanda), Suzanne BAJIN (Gavin,) and Garth RUTLEDGE. Great-grandmother of Madeleine and Benjamin GIRGIS, Cailyn GORDON and Cole McCLOCKLIN. Vera is predeceased by her sister, Evelyn PETERSON and by her brothers, Mr. Wilbur PETERSON and Judge Harold PETERSON. She is survived by three siblings: Dr. Charles PETERSON, Mrs. Harriet BLACK (C.M.,) and Mrs. Ella JOHNSON of Florida. Vera loved her extended family very much and is remembered by her nieces and nephews: Dr. Peter BLACK (Boston, Massachusetts), Dr. Sandra BLACK, Dr. Susan BLACK (Virgina,) Patricia TREVOR (La Verne, California), Donna HOLBROOK, Bruce PETERSON (Israel), Larry PETERSON, Bonnie TRAVERSY (Palm Bay, Florida), Stuart PETERSON, Leith PETERSON, Chris PETERSON, Donald PETERSON (Canmore, Alberta), Nolton JOHNSON (Atlanta, Georgia), Linda AVEYARD, Lorraine JOHNSON (Lakeland, Florida), Jane JOHNSON (North Carolina), Joan VINCENTZ, Diane PEARSON, Barbara PETERSEN, Monica SNOW (London) and Mark TUCKER. God blessed many people through Vera and He gave her a tremendous gift to sense people's needs. Vera will be remembered for her generosity, wit, wisdom, and her faith in her Messiah and His Word. She is forever loved by her many Friends, family and associates. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, January 25th, 2005 at Saint John's York Mills Anglican Church, 19 Don Ridge Drive, North York at 11 a.m. A reception will follow in the Garnsworthy Room. Interment at Mount Pleasant Cemetery after the reception. In lieu of flowers, donations to Christian Broadcasting Association Inc., Box 66229, Stn. Brm B, Toronto, Ontario M7Y 4K1 would be appreciated. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Morley Bedford Funeral Home (416) 489-8733.

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TUCKER, Vera Gwendolyn (née PETERSON)
On January the 22nd, 2005 peacefully at home, surrounded by her family. Born July 8, 1906 in Bruce Mines, Ontario, the daughter of Judge Nolton PETERSON and Kezia Sullivan PETERSON. Beloved wife of the late William Govier TUCKER, Q.C. (Fraser and Beatty - previously one of Canada's largest law firms). Devoted mother of Robert TUCKER, Carolyn GORDON, Susan McCLOCKLIN and Sally RUTLEDGE. Loving mother-in-law of the late Andrew GORDON, James McCLOCKLIN and Wayne RUTLEDGE. Grandmother to Katherine GIRGIS (Amir,) Robert GORDON (Jenny,) Patricia PALERMO (Tony,) John GORDON (Cathy), William TAILOR/TAYLOR (Sarah), Jim McCLOCKLIN (Amanda), Suzanne BAJIN (Gavin,) and Garth RUTLEDGE. Great-grandmother of Madeleine and Benjamin GIRGIS, Cailyn GORDON and Cole McCLOCKLIN. Vera is predeceased by her sister, Evelyn PETERSON and by her brothers, Mr. Wilbur PETERSON and Judge Harold PETERSON. She is survived by three siblings: Dr. Charles PETERSON, Mrs. Harriet BLACK (C.M.,) and Mrs. Ella JOHNSON of Florida. Vera loved her extended family very much and is remembered by her nieces and nephews: Dr. Peter BLACK (Boston, Massachusetts), Dr. Sandra BLACK, Dr. Susan BLACK (Virginia), Patricia TREVOR (La Verne, California), Donna HOLBROOK, Bruce PETERSON (Israel), Larry PETERSON, Bonnie TRAVERSY (Palm Bay, Florida), Stuart PETERSON, Leith PETERSON, Chris PETERSON, Donald PETERSON (Canmore, Alberta), Nolton JOHNSON (Atlanta, Georgia), Linda AVEYARD, Lorraine JOHNSON (Lakeland, Florida), Jane JOHNSON (North Carolina), Joan VINCENTZ, Diane PEARSON, Barbara PETERSEN, Monica SNOW (London) and Mark TUCKER. God blessed many people through Vera and He gave her a tremendous gift to sense people's needs. Vera will be remembered for her generosity, wit, wisdom, and her faith in her Messiah and His Word. She is forever loved by her many Friends, family and associates. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, January 25th, 2005 at Saint John's Anglican Church York Mills, 19 Don Ridge Drive, North York at 11 a.m. A reception will follow in the Garnsworthy Room. Interment at Mount Pleasant Cemetery after the reception. In lieu of flowers, donations to Christian Broadcasting Association Inc., Box 66229, Stn. Brm B, Toronto, Ontario M7Y 4K1 would be appreciated. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Morley Bedford Funeral Home, 416-489-8733.

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VINCUN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-11-07 published
WALKER, Gladys Muriel (MEYER)
Peacefully at Versa Care Rexdale on Saturday, November 5, 2005. Gladys WALKER, in her 89th year, beloved wife of Robert. Dear mother of John and his wife Colleen. Loving grandmother of Emily and her husband Steven TITUS, and Robert. Sadly missed by sisters Georgina STYLES, Sonia SMITH, Isabelle LOCKE, Barbara VINCUN and brother Hunter MEYER. Predeceased by sister Ellen and brothers Duncan and Wallace. Gladys MEYER served as a Lieutenant (Nursing Sister) in the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps from 1940-1946, stationed in Canada, United Kingdom and Europe. She was Mentioned in Dispatches in recognition of gallant and distinguished service and awarded the 1939-45 Star, France and Germany Star, Defence Medal, C.V.S.M. and Clasp, and War Medal 1939-45. Heartfelt thanks to caregivers Beth, Ruth from Red Cross, and staff at Versa Care Rexdale for their kindness and compassion. Resting at the Newediuk Funeral Home, Kipling Chapel, 2104 Kipling Ave., Etobicoke (two blocks north of Rexdale Blvd.) from Wednesday 12 noon. Funeral service in the chapel at 1 p.m. Interment Sanctuary Park Cemetery.

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VINDASIUS o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-06-10 published
HALPER, Frank
At Saint Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Thursday, June 9, 2005. Frank HALPER of Aylmer in his 81st year. Beloved husband of 55 years to Rose (HORVATH) HALPER. Dear father of Edie VINDASIUS and husband Mindy of Aylmer. Loving grandfather to Mark VINDASIUS and wife Catarina of Aylmer, Trent VINDASIUS and wife Jannette of Saint Thomas and great grandfather to Peyton VINDASIUS. Uncle to Suzanna ERÖS and Mary SZÖLLÖSY. Predeceased by a sister Julia VOROS. Born in Köszeg, Hungary on October 3, 1924 son of the late Frank and Mary (HORVATH) HALPER. Frank came to Canada in 1957. He grew tobacco for a number of years and worked at McConnell's Nursery for 25 years. He was a member of Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic Church. Friends may call at the H.A. Kebbel Funeral Home, Aylmer on Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic Church on Saturday, June 11, 2005 at 11: 00 am. Interment, Queen of Peace Cemetery. Father Gilbert SIMARD, officiating. Prayers Friday at 8: 00 p.m. Donations to the Intensive Care Unit at Saint Thomas Elgin General Hospital would be appreciated.

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VINE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-06-14 published
HOLLYMAN, Olive Faith (BALFOUR)
Peacefully at London Health Sciences Centre University Hospital on June 13, 2005, Olive Faith (BALFOUR) HOLLYMAN in her 85th year. Wife of the late Herbert HOLLYMAN (1994.) Loving mother of Roger (Susan), Mary, and Malcolm (Glenna). Proud Nana of Kim, Krista, Gillian, John, David, Jennifer, Lori, Joe and Travis. Delighted great Nana to a new generation of twelve. Olive leaves in England two loving sisters Marjorie PRATT and Jean VINE, and one brother Robert (Violet) and a brother David (Ruth) of New Brunswick. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by brother Cyril (Vera) of England. A private family service will be held at St. Georges Anglican Church with interment to follow at Oakland Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Society or charity of choice. A special "Thank You" to the medical staff, Nurses station "A" level four and especially to Dr. M. LOCKHART and to nurse Jeff HANKS. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Needham Funeral Home, 520 Dundas Street, London.

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VINE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-12-16 published
STUBBS, Erie Louise (née GRAY/GREY)
Peacefully with Friends and family at her beside. Beloved wife and best friend of the late Edward Robert (Ted) STUBBS. Proud and loving mother of Cynthia Ileen (Cindy) MacKINNON and her husband Brian. Delighted Grandma of Timothy Ian ("Toad") and Amy Ileen (" Sugar Plum.") Daughter of the late Tracy Andrew GRAY/GREY and Hazel Ileen GRAY/GREY (OSBORNE.) Godmother to Susan NEWELL and Brian EVANS. Sister to the late Andrew GRAY/GREY, to Edith McKINNON and the late James McKINNON, the late Marguarite SACKFIELD and the late Frank SACKFIELD, to Hazel EVANS and the late Douglas EVANS, the late Harry GRAY/GREY and the late Lillian GRAY/GREY, to June and John HANNA and to Louis and Doreen GRAY/GREY. Sister-in-law to Joyce and Ronald VINE. Loving niece to Margaret and the late Doug BARR. Extended family member to Reverend Farquhar and Helena and Melody MacKINNON. Devoted receptionist for London Northeast Kumon. Attentive and loving friend to many. Words cannot express enough gratitude to dear friend and "sister of the heart", Ray KILGOUR, for her help during a long palliative care. The family will receive their Friends at the Memorial Funeral Home, 1559 Fanshawe Park Road (east of Highbury) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Friday. The Funeral Service will be held at Siloam United Church, 1240 Fanshawe Park Road East on Saturday at 11 a.m. Visitation one hour prior. Reverend Dr. David WILLIAMSON officiating. Donations to the Siloam United Church (Sound System Fund) would be appreciated. Interment St. Peter's Cemetery.

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VINE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-07-21 published
HRIBAR, Christine Susanne (née VINE) (November 7, 1970-July 19, Unexpectedly, after a courageous and determined battle with cancer, Christine passed away on Tuesday, July 19, 2005. Beloved wife of Boyan. Cherished daughter of her father Edward and his wife Rose VINE, and her mother Diane VINE. Loving sister of Ted and his wife Sue VINE. Christine will be sadly missed by her nephews Marcus and Ethan. Beloved daughter-in-law of Vince and Carol HRIBAR and loving sister-in-law of Sylvia and her fiancé Steve. Christine will be deeply missed by all her relatives, Friends and students. The family will receive Friends at the Ogden Funeral Home, 4164 Sheppard Ave. East, Agincourt (east of Kennedy Rd.) on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Complete Funeral Service in the Ogden Chapel on Saturday at 1: 30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions made to the Children's Wish Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

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VINE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-16 published
STUBBS, Erie Louise (née GRAY/GREY)
Peacefully, with Friends and family at her bedside. Beloved wife and best friend of the late Edward Robert (Ted) STUBBS. Proud and loving mother of Cynthia Ileen (Cindy) MacKINNON and her husband Brian. Delighted Grandma of Timothy Ian ("Toad") and Amy Ileen (" Sugar Plum.") Daughter of the late Tracy Andrew GRAY/GREY and Hazel Ileen GRAY/GREY (OSBORNE.) Godmother to Susan NEWELL and Brian EVANS. Sister to the late Andrew GRAY/GREY, to Edith McKINNON and the late James McKINNON, the late Marguarite SACKFIELD and the late Frank SACKFIELD, to Hazel EVANS and the late Douglas EVANS, the late Harry GRAY/GREY and the late Lillian GRAY/GREY, to June and John HANNA and to Louis and Doreen GRAY/GREY. Sister-in-law to Joyce and Ronald VINE. Loving niece to Margaret and the late Doug BARR. Extended family member to Reverend FARQUHAR and Helena and Melody MacKINNON. Devoted receptionist for London Northeast Kumon. Attentive and loving friend to many. Words cannot express enough gratitude to dear friend and "sister of the heart" Ray KILGOUR, for her help during a long palliative care. The family will receive their Friends at the Memorial Funeral Home, 1559 Fanshawe Park Road (east of Highbury), London, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Friday. The Funeral Service will be held at Siloam United Church, 1240 Fanshawe Park Road East, London, on Saturday at 11 a.m. Visitation one hour prior. Reverend Dr. David WILLIAMSON officiating. Donations to the Siloam United Church (Sound System Fund) would be appreciated. Interment St. Peter's Cemetery.

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VINEBERG o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-11-09 published
BRUKER, Rhoda (née VINEBERG)
Peacefully in Montreal, after a lengthy illness, in her 87th year, on Thursday, November 3, 2005. Beloved wife of the late Nathan BRUKER. Devoted mother and mother-in-law of Elizabeth and Jack ZWICKER of Toronto, Stephanie of New York. Cherished grandmother of Allison (Jonah) and Elianne MARCOVITZ; Neil ZWICKER. Loving sister and sister-in-law of the late Tina and the late Max NEMTIN, the late Pauline and the late Morrie COSHOF, the late Alec and the late Sophie VINEBERG, the late Theodore and the late Edythe VINEBERG. Funeral service took place from Paperman & Sons in Montreal. Shiva at 90 Brookshire Circle, Thornhill, Wednesday and Thursday from 1 to 5 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. Contributions in her memory may be made to the "Rhoda Bruker Memorial Fund" c/o Congregation Shaar Hashomayim, 450 Kensington Ave., Westmount, Québec H3Y 3A2, (514) 937-9471.

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VINER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-03 published
McMILLAN, Agnes Ann " Kit" (CLAYTON)
Entered into rest peacefully at the Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay on Friday, December 2, 2005, at the age of 94. Agnes Ann CLAYTON, beloved wife of the late Joseph McMILLAN (1981.) Loving mother of Bradley and his wife Marion (Cindy) McMILLAN of Cannington. Dearly remembered by one sister Myra VINER of Listowel, her grandchildren Tim and Lori and Sheri and David and great-grandchildren Jennifer, Robert, Samantha, Kevin, Cameron and Nicholas. Friends are invited to call the Thorne Funeral Home in Cannington on Monday, December 5, 2005 from 12 noon until time of funeral service at 1: 00 p.m. Interment Pine Hills Cemetery in Toronto.

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VINES o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-05-04 published
O'TOOLE, John
Passed away unexpectedly in Kingston on Sunday, May 1, 2005, in his 78th year. Dear son of the late Michael and Mary O'TOOLE. Dear nephew of Madeline BROOKS, lovingly remembered by Liz HENRY. Dear cousin of Donna BROOKS, Barbara and Tom BERNECHE, Bonnie and Barry CAPPELL, Heather and Walker McKAY and uncle to Andrew and Angie McKAY, Barbara and Jim CLARK, Zackary CLARK, Dawn and Craig VINES, Amanda CAPPELL and Sean DECOURCY. Friends are invited to visit the family at the Gordon A. Monk Funeral Home Ltd., 127 Main Street, P.O. Box 427, Minden K0M 2K0 (1-888-588-5777) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Thursday. Then to the St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Kinmount for a Mass of Christian Burial on Friday, May 6, 2005 at 3: 00 p.m. Interment at the St. Patrick's Cemetery, Kinmount. Memorial donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

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VINES o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-05-09 published
VINES, Charles
At Lakeridge Health, Whitby, on Saturday, May 7, 2005, in his 77th year. He will be lovingly remembered always by wife Helen, son Doug (and Melanie), daughter Colleen (and Ben), stepdaughter Su, and his four grandchildren, Laura, Andrew, Sarah and Joel. The family will receive Friends at the Humphrey Funeral Home - A.W. Miles Chapel, 1403 Bayview Avenue (south of Eglinton Avenue East, 416-487-4523) from 7-9 p.m. on Monday, May 9. In celebration of his life, a service will be held in the chapel on Tuesday at one o'clock.

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VINEY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-12 published
MARTIN, Daniel John
Entered into rest suddenly as the result of an auto accident on Saturday, April 9th, 2005. Daniel John MARTIN, in his 21st year, was the beloved son of Corrine and Murray ROUSE of Sunderland and Daniel and Joanne MARTIN of Burlington. Loving boyfriend of Jen VAN HOLTEN. Dear brother of Kevin MARTIN, Jake, Josh, Jed, Jayden and Taneeka ROUSE. Predeceased by one brother Christopher MARTIN. Loving grand_son of Ed and Vere MARTIN, Amiel and Desneiges BEKKERS, David and Sara SEYMOUR, Gerry ROUSE, Jennie and John CAVE, Archie VINEY and the late Lena VINEY. Dearly remembered by his many aunts, uncles, cousins and Friends. Friends are invited to call at the Thorne Memorial Chapel in Sunderland on Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. and on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held from Sunderland United Church on Thursday, April 14th, 2005 at 1: 00 p.m. Interment Saint John Cemetery in Brock Township. As a remembrance, donations to the Children's Wish Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

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VINEYARD o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-12-09 published
RIDDELL, William MacCallum "Mac"
At Alexandra Hospital, Ingersoll on Wednesday, December 7, 2005, William MacCallum (Mac) RIDDELL, of Ingersoll, in his 82nd year. Predeceased by his first wife Ellen F. (WILKES) RIDDELL (1999). Husband of Florence (CAVANAGH) RIDDELL. Dear father of Heather RIDDELL of Ingersoll, Cheryl and her husband Vincent PIZZIMENTI of Warren, Michigan. Dear grandfather of Rodney LAVA and his wife Lisa of Ingersoll, Robin and her husband Donald HOUSE of Ingersoll, Andrew VINEYARD and his wife Mary of California and Amy BEGNENE of Novi, Michigan. Also survived by eight great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, many step children and step grandchildren. Mac was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Navy Club, King Hiram Masonic Lodge, Ingersoll as well as a proud member of Alcoholics Anonymous for 48 years. Friends will be received at the McBeath-Dynes Funeral Home, 246 Thames St. S., Ingersoll Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where service will be held on Saturday, December 10, 2005 at 11: 00 a.m. Reverend Jim CARR officiating. Interment North Embro Cemetery. Memorial donations to Alexandra Hospital Foundation, St. James Anglican Church or charity of your choice would be appreciated.

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VINING o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-01-17 published
CORBETT, Margaret Elizabeth (née VINING)
Peacefully at Mackenzie Place Newmarket, Ontario in her 85th year, on Sunday, January 16, 2005. Beloved wife of the late Colin CORBETT. Loving mother of Jane (Rob) BURT, Rick (Ellen) CORBETT and Phil (Tracey) CORBETT. Dear grandmother of Tammi (her fiancée Robie), Hayleigh and Avery. Sadly missed by her sister Daisy (Ken) COOPER. Friends may call at the Morley Bedford Funeral Home, 159 Eglinton Avenue West (2 stoplights west of Yonge Street), on Tuesday, January 18, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Service in the chapel Wednesday, January 19, 1 p.m. Interment Mount Pleasant Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated.

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VINING o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-12-06 published
Winnifred Vining GIGUÈRE
By Jean SHAPTER and Elizabeth LANG, Tuesday, December 6, 2005, Page A24
Mother, sister, veteran, hostess, teacher. Born October 22, 1920, in Oxford County, Ontario Died July 18 peacefully in her sleep in Mississauga, Ontario, aged 84.
Wynne, as we called her for much of her life, was the first child of Elizabeth and Gordon VINING and, together with her sister Jean, grew up on a 40-hectare farm a few miles from the Middlesex County site of the pioneer Vining settlement in southwestern Ontario.
She qualified for two scholarships at Sir Adam Beck Collegiate Institute in London. After teacher training at the London Normal School, she taught in one-room country schools until the summer of 1942, when she and her sister enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force Women's Division. There they both served in the secret world of the Operations Room. Air Force postings took Wynne to Rockcliffe, Ontario, Halifax, Florida, Saint John's (overseas at that time), Dartmouth, Ottawa and Ancaster. She completed her service with the rank of Flight Officer.
In September, 1945, as Adjutant of the Ancaster Convalescent Hospital, Wynne met Flying Officer Paul GIGUÈRE, a wartime Lancaster bomber pilot. Paul quickly won her heart and after their discharge from the service, they were married.
Their early years together were spent in Quebec but in the late 1950s, Paul's work brought them to Ontario and a home in Mississauga. Six children blessed their marriage: John, Susan, Diane, Michael, Julie and Lisa. The passage of years added four sons-in-law and a daughter-in-law. At the time of her death, Wynne, who hated the idea of being called "grandma," was "Mumzie" to twelve grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Traditions in Wynne's home celebrated her family's dual heritage. Her pièce de résistance on Christmas Eve was Mme Giguère's tourtière served with her mother's chili sauce. On New Year's Day, according to French custom, she hosted a gala party for the entire family.
After many years as a mother and homemaker, Wynne returned to teaching and earned a degree from the University of Toronto. She had an outstanding career with the Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board as a classroom teacher in both elementary and secondary schools and, ultimately, as department head.
In retirement, Wynne exchanged the classroom for the community. Her activities included service with the Volunteer Centre of Peel, working with retired teachers' organizations and speaking for the Dominion Institute's Memory Project which aims to familiarize elementary and secondary school students with the Second World War.
She enjoyed frequent social activities with retired teachers and travel in Canada, the United States, Europe and Hong Kong.
Wynne actively pursued genealogical research. This led her to Massachusetts, where, centuries ago, an adventurous 16-year-old Vining ancestor from Somerset settled. It also took her to England, where she researched other Vining ancestors, and to Ireland, where she traced her Talbot and Duffin forebears. Her genealogical records are formidable.
Wynne was a disciplined walker and a life-long nature lover. She especially enjoyed the spring wildflowers in Rattray Marsh and the geese and ducks swimming with their young at the lake's edge in Jack Darling Park in Mississauga.
Among all her interests, Wynne's family was paramount. Her home was the focal point for gatherings to celebrate birthdays, New Year's Eve, Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Even at 84, she insisted on preparing the festive meals single-handedly and remained a relaxed and welcoming hostess to all.
Jean is Wynne's sister; Elizabeth her niece.

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VINING o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-18 published
CORBETT, Margaret Elizabeth (née VINING)
Peacefully at Mackenzie Place Newmarket, Ontario in her 85th year, on Sunday, January 16, 2005. Beloved wife of the late Colin CORBETT. Loving mother of Jane (Rob) BURT, Rick (Ellen) CORBETT and Phil (Tracey) CORBETT. Dear grandmother of Tammi (her fiancé Robie), Hayleigh and Avery. Sadly missed by her sister Daisy (Ken) COOPER. Friends may call at the Morley Bedford Funeral Home, 159 Eglinton Ave. West (2 stoplights west of Yonge Street) on Tuesday, January 18, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Service in the chapel Wednesday, January 19, 1 p.m. Interment Mount Pleasant Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated.

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VINING o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-07-20 published
GIGUERE, Winnifred Irene (née VINING)
Unexpectedly but peacefully our beloved mother died at home, in her sleep, on July 18, 2005. Mum would have turned 85 on October 22, 2005. She leaves her loving children: John, Sue (Pete), Diane (Mike), Michael (Dana), Julie (Murray), and Lisa (Peter). Her twelve grandchildren will miss their Mumzie deeply: Stephanie (Dan), Myles, Alicia (Scott), Megan (Brent), Denise (Pat), Paul, Michelle, Danielle, Della, John, Samantha and Josee. Mum's four great-grandchildren will miss her very much, too: Brittany, Benjamin, Wyatt and Brooke. Mum also leaves her devoted and loving sister Jean, Jean's daughter Elizabeth (and husband Graham), and their son, Philip. There are many other nieces, nephews, cousins and dear Friends for whom Mum's life was an example and a beacon. Mum loved life and was fully engaged in the process of living it. Her positive attitude was ever-present. Mum was a generous, caring and deeply compassionate person who was devoted to her family and her Friends, and to giving back to her community. Her pursuit of excellence in every endeavour was recognized by each person with whom she came in contact. Until the time of her death, Mum was actively involved with the Volunteer Centre of Peel as a placement consultant and public speaker who promoted volunteerism. She belonged to two organizations for retired teachers (R.T.O. and R.W.T.O.), contributing reports and answering questions about benefits, as well as organizing pleasure trips. Mum also acted as a speaker for the Dominion Institute's Memory Project. In this capacity she educated students about the Second World War from her perspective as a former officer with the Royal Canadian Air Force (Womens' Division). Mum had a distinguished career with the Dufferin Peel Catholic District School Board. She retired from Saint Martin's High School as head of the history department. The treasures and gifts that Mum bestowed on all she touched will be sadly missed; not simply the packages of homemade preserves, hand-made fondant Easter eggs and cakes for every occasion, but the love and compassion she always demonstrated. Mum touched many lives. Countless former students say she was the best teacher they ever had. Her children and many of her Friends say the same thing. Mum contributed greatly to family and community and had a full, rewarding life as a result. In her loving memory all those whose lives she touched should try to follow her example. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter "Peel" Chapel, 2180 Hurontario Street, Mississauga (Hwy. 10, north of Queen Elizabeth Way) from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday and 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday. Funeral Mass to be held at St. Christopher's Church, 1171 Clarkson Road N. (at Lakeshore Blvd.), Mississauga, on Friday, July 22, 2005 at 10: 30 a.m. Interment Vining Cemetery, Thornbury, Ontario at 2:30 p.m. Please join the family for a time of fellowship and refreshment at the Elmhurst Inn, in Ingersoll following the interment.

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VININSKY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-02-17 published
MAYZEL, Estelle
Peacefully, at Baycrest Palliative Care, on Wednesday February 16, 2005. Estelle MAYZEL beloved wife of the late Harold MAYZEL. Loving mother of Phyllis and Steve GOLDWASSER, Cookie and Steve SANDLER, and Gary and Marsha MAYZEL. Adoring bubbie to Karen and Elliott JACOBSON, Lori and Mitch VININSKY, Scott SANDLER and Sasha VELIKOV, Anthony SANDLER, and David, Stacey, and Eric MAYZEL. Great-grandmother to Julia and Rachel JACOBSON and Quinn VININSKY. Dear sister of Nancy and the late Mac SNIDERMAN, Max and Sylvia GOULD, and Leon and Pauline GOULD. At Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel, 2401 Steeles Avenue W., (two lights west of Dufferin) for service on Thursday, February 17, 2005 at 1: 00 p.m. Interment Warshover Lodger section of Bathurst Lawn Memorial Park. Shiva 98 Searle Ave. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Baycrest Palliative Care Unit 416- 785-2875.

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VINK o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-02-05 published
VINK, " Ann" Anna Mae (née RIVAIT)
70 years of Tilbury, Wallaceburg and Chatham passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on Friday, February 4, 2005 after a short but very courageous battle with cancer. Beloved wife and best friend of Frank VINK. Treasured and loving mother of Gary and Bonnie BLAIR of Chatham; Debbie and Roger CAZA of Belle River; Larry and Charlene BLAIR of Chatham; and Randy and Lois BLAIR of Wallaceburg. Loving grandmother of Nicole and Jason, Matt, Richard, Becky, Bob, Amy, Beth, Ryan, Christopher and Kyle. Born in Tilbury, she was the daughter of the late Hermidas "Mid" (1967) and Eva (DUQUETTE) Rivait (2002.) Loving sister of Lionel and Dolores RIVAIT of St. Clair Beach, the late Anita MAILLOUX (1972), Ron and Carolyn RIVAIT, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Ann is survived by 3 step daughters; Linda ROUTLEY (Wallaceburg) and her children, David, Jonathan and Jennifer; Deb BURGESS (Kelowna, British Columbia) and her children Melanie, Karen, Beth, Mark and Tommy; and Brenda CHIOVITTI (Sarnia) and her children Dylan and Justin; and the late Larry VINK (1995.)
Organist for 15 years at St. Francis Parish in Tilbury, 24 years at Holy Family Parish in Wallaceburg and 1 year as choir director at St. Agnes Parish in Chatham. Ann shared her lifelong "love" of music with her family, Friends and parish community. Employed at Union Gas for 17 years, Ann also volunteered for 2½ years at the Cancer Society and for 12 years at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance. Visitation will be held at the McKinlay Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham on Sunday from 2: 00 - 4:30 p.m. and 7: 00 - 9:00 p.m. Parish Prayers at the Funeral Home on Sunday at 7: 00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Agnes Catholic Church, 52 Croydon Street, Chatham on Monday, February 7, 2005 at 11 a.m. Interment St. Anthony's Cemetery, Chatham. As your expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the St. Agnes Parish Building Fund, the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society. Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com

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VINK o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-04-16 published
ABMA, Fred " Freerk"
Fred (Freerk) ABMA - born May 10, 1923 in Rys, Friesland. With sorrow yet comfort we give thanks to God for the life of a husband, father, and grandfather who passed away at home in Strathroy on April 13, 2005 after a courageous battle with cancer. Beloved husband of Alice (Alie) ABMA. Dear father to Andrew ABMA of Britannia Beach, British Columbia, John and Mary ABMA of Bright's Grove, Ontario. Janet and John POSTMA of Red Deer, Alberta, Richard and Wendy ABMA of Calgary, Alberta, Chris and Pete VANHOVE of Surrey, British Columbia, Mike and Shirlene ABMA of Grand Rapids, Michigan, George and Amanda ABMA of Strathroy, Ontario, Sylvia and Gary LAMMERS of Kitchener, Ontario, and Francine and Dennis VINK of Calgary, Alberta. Grandfather (Pake) of 26 grandchildren. Survived by brothers Johan and Ruurd ABMA and sisters Nienke GORTER and Fem HOEKSTRA. Predeceased by his sister Baukje VERHAAF. Visitation at Westmount C.R.C. on Sunday, April 17 from 2-5 p.m. where a funeral will be held on Monday, April 18 at 2 p.m. Interment in Strathroy Cemetery. Sympathy donations can be made to the Strathroy Community Christian School. Denning Bros. Funeral Home, entrusted with arrangements. A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Fred.

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VINK o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-04-23 published
VAN DER VEKEN, John " Johannes"
John (Johannes) VAN DER VEKEN (former co-owner and co-founder of Vandex Manufacturing) peacefully and with compassionate care, surrounded by his family at his residence on Thursday, April 21, 2005 in his 81st year. Beloved husband of the late Gerritje "Gerry" (née VINK) (2004.) Loving father of John, Catherine, Joyce and their families. He will be missed and his memory will be cherished by all who knew him. John's family will receive Friends and relatives at Forest Lawn Memorial Chapel, 1997 Dundas Street East (at Wavell), London for a funeral celebration of his life on Monday, April 25, 2005 at 11 a.m. Visitation one hour prior. Interment Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations to World Vision Canada, 1 World Drive, Mississauga, Ontario L5T 2Y4 would be gratefully appreciated. The kindness, compassion and efforts of all the caregivers and closest Friends over the past five years are embedded in our hearts. Arrangements entrusted to Memorial Funeral Home 452-3770.

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VINK o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-05-16 published
COPELAND, Raymond Henry
At Clinton Public Hospital on Saturday May 14, 2005 Raymond Henry COPELAND of Vanastra and formerly of Dungannon in his 72nd year. Beloved husband of Gwen (KLAGES) COPELAND. Loving father of Anne VINK of Owen Sound, Margaret and Douglas ADAM/ADAMS of London, Raymond and Lori COPELAND of Kitchener, Lorne and Michelle COPELAND of Paris, Carol and Charles VALLIE of Oshawa and Dennis and Tracy COPELAND of Cambridge. Loved and sadly missed by 19 grandchildren and 1 great-granddaughter. Dear brother of Anne (Dolly) PARTRIDGE of London. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by 20 sisters and brothers. Friends will be received at the Falconer Funeral Homes Ltd. "Bluewater Chapel" 201 Suncoast Drive E., Goderich on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday May 18, 2005 at 11: 00 a.m. Interment will take place at Hanover Cemetery on Wednesday at 3: 00 p.m. Donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

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VINK o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-05-18 published
KUIPER, Case
Peacefully at home on Monday, May 16, 2005, Mr. Case KUIPER of Clinton in his 73rd year. Beloved husband of Margaret KUIPER. Lovingly remembered by his children and grandchildren Alice and Don VINK of Woodstock, Jonathan, Elizabeth and Katherine, Ralph and Janet KUIPER of Clinton, Kelly and Jessica, Mark and Alice KUIPER of Clinton, Karina, ShariAnn, Carolyn and Zachary. Conrad and Sheryl KUIPER of Clinton, Nicole and Daniel. Dear brother of Jenny HEYKOOP of Goderich, Gerry and John BOS of Blyth, Piet and Ann KUIPER of Stratford. Predeceased by his twin brother Henk KUIPER. Friends will be received at the Falconer Funeral Homes Ltd., 153 High Street, Clinton on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held at the Clinton Christian Reformed Church, Clinton on Thursday, May 19, 2005 at 2 p.m. Pastor Jack QUARTEL will officiate. Interment Clinton Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of one's choice would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

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VINK o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-07-24 published
VROLIJK, Martin Hubert
Passed away peaceful ly at home in his favorite chair on July 21, 2005, Martin Hubert VROLIJK, in his 92nd year. Dear father of Jane and Jan VANDERVLEUTEN of Woodstock, Andy and Cathy VROLIJK of Grand Bend, John and Barb VROLIJK of Edmonton, Alberta, Joanne and Harry VLEUTEN of Embro, MaryAnn and Larry WARD of Dorchester, Douglas VROLIJK and Denise DAVIDSON of Hamilton, Margaret and Gary HAINER of Innerkip, by his special friend Margaret MAHAN and he will be missed by his 28 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren. Survived by his sister Sjaan VINK of Holland. Predeceased by his wife Margaret (1993,) grand_son Richard VLEUTEN (1967) and 8 brothers and sisters in Holland. Martin was a member of the Knights of Columbus-Council 85521 and a past member of the Lawn Bowling Club of Woodstock. Friends may call at the R.D. Longworth Funeral Home, 845 Devonshire Ave., Woodstock (539-0004) on Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be held from Saint Mary's Roman Catholic Church, 155 Oxford Street, Woodstock on Monday at 2: 00 p.m. with Fr. Andrew KOWALCHUK officiating. Interment in the Saint Mary's Roman Catholic Cemetery. Contributions to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be appreciated. Online condolences at www.longworthfuneralhome.com Prayers will be held in the funeral home chapel on Sunday at 1: 30 p.m.

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VINK o@ca.on.middlesex_county.strathroy.age_dispatch 2005-04-19 published
ABMA, Fred " Freerk"
Born May 10, 1923 in Rys, Friesland. With sorrow, yet comfort, we give thanks to God for the life of a husband, father, and grandfather who passed away at home in Strathroy, on April 13, 2005, after a courageous battle with cancer. Beloved husband of Alice (Alie) ABMA. Dear father to Andrew ABMA, of Britannia Beach, British Columbia; John and Mary ABMA of Brights Grove Janet and John POSTMA of Red Deer, Alberta; Richard and Wendy ABMA of Calgary, Alberta; Chris and Pete VANHOVE of Surrey, British Columbia; Mike and Shirlene ABMA of Grand Rapids, Michigan; George and Amanda ABMA of Strathroy; Sylvia and Gary LAMMERS of Kitchener and Francine and Dennis VINK of Calgary, Alberta. Grandfather (Pake) to 26 grandchildren. Survived by brothers Johan and Ruurd ABMA and sisters Nienke GORTER and Fem HOEKSTRA. Predeceased by his sister Baukje VERHAAF. Visitation was at Westmount C.R.C. on Sunday, April 17 from 2-5 p.m. where a funeral service was held on Monday, April 18 at 2 p.m. Interment in Strathroy Cemetery. Sympathy donations can be made to Strathroy Community Christian School. Denning Bros. Funeral Home, 245-1023, entrusted with arrangements. A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Fred.

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VINK o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-23 published
MANDEL, Noreen
Passed away on January 21, 2005, in Toronto. Beloved wife of Alfie MANDEL. Loving mother to daughter Sharon and her husband Robin SEDORE, and daughter Diane and her husband Chip VINK. Cherished Gramma to Andrew, Michael and Sam. Sister of the late Yankee, Benny, Bertie, Angie, Mitzi and Tippi. Survived by Bossy. Will be sadly missed by all. Family and Friends will be received at the Ward Funeral Home, 2035 Weston Rd. (north of Lawrence Ave.), Weston, on Sunday and Monday from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, January 25th, 2005 at 11 a.m. in the Chapel. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

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VINK o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-06-20 published
VINK, Dianne (née MANDEL)
Peacefully after a brief illness on Saturday, June 18, 2005, in her 51st year. Beloved wife of Chip. Loving mother of Andrew and Michael. Devoted daughter of Alfie and the late Noreen MANDEL. Cherished sister of Sharon (Robin SEDORE.) Dear aunt of Sam and daughter-in-law of Albert and Trudy. Dianne will be sadly missed by her many family and Friends. Friends may call at the Ward Funeral Home, 4671 Highway 7, Woodbridge (just west of Pine Valley Drive), 905-851-9100, from 7-9 p.m. on Monday and 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday. A complete service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Wednesday at 11 a.m. Cremation. If desired, donations to the Lung Association would be appreciated by the family.

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VINKENVLEUGEL o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-03-04 published
VAN POL, Margaretha (TUMMERS)
At Alexandra Hospital, Ingersoll on Thursday, March 3, 2005. Margaretha (TUMMERS) VAN POL of Ingersoll in her 77th year. Beloved wife of Theodoor VAN POL. Dear mother of Maria (Ria) and her husband Harry VINKENVLEUGEL of Ingersoll, Yvonne BRIDGETTE of Ingersoll and Peggy and her husband Arnie BOYLE of Meaford. Dear grandmother of Craig VINKENVLEUGEL, Trudy VINKENVLEUGEL and Bill HENDERSON, Ian VINKENVLEUGEL and Julia MALJAARS, Tyler BOYLE, Jesse BOYLE, Dane BRIDGETTE, Brittney ZAHARKO and great-grandmother of Emily, Bailey, and Madison. Cremation has take place. Friends will be receive at the McBeath-Dynes Funeral Home, 246 Thames Street South, Ingersoll (519-425-1600) Friday 7-9 p.m. A memorial Mass will be held at Sacred Heart Church, Ingersoll on Saturday, March 5, 2005 at 12: 00 p.m. Memorial donations to the Alexandra Hospital Foundation would be appreciated.

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VINSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-05 published
ZIENTEK, Jean Lilian (née DELLOW)
Passed away after a long illness, at Southlake Regional Health Centre in Newmarket, on Wednesday, February 2, 2005, in her 70th year. Beloved wife for 45 years of Gunter. Dear mother of Heidi (Kerry VINSON) of Castleton. Sister of Albert (Sheila) of Suffolk, England. Sister-in-law of Hilda BEDFORD (George) of Uxbridge. Predeceased by her parents Daisy and Ernest DELLOW and brothers Ernest and Frank. Member of the Quarter Century Club, Princess Margaret Hospital. At her request, there will be no service. Private cremation. Memorial donations to the Animal Alliance of Canada would be greatly appreciated.

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VINTAYEN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-11-14 published
Woman dies of injuries after September stabbing
Staff, Monday, November 14, 2005, Page A10
A 70-year-old woman died on the weekend from injuries she suffered in a September stabbing.
Bernice LIM was pronounced dead at Sunnybrook hospital on Saturday.
At the time of the assault, police said a man told them he had stabbed a woman at a townhouse on Wilson Avenue.
Roel VINTAYEN, 29, remained in custody last night and the file had been turned over to the homicide squad.

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VINTAYEN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-11-14 published
North York man fatally stabbed
By Stan JOSEY, Staff Reporter, With files from Amy BROWN- BOWERS
A quiet North York neighbourhood was pierced by the screams of a dying man Saturday after a violent clash in a penthouse apartment.
Shane Barrington ROSE, 30, died in hospital after he ran from a building on Harrison Garden Blvd., near Yonge Street, and Sheppard Ave. E. He died of a stab wound to the chest, an autopsy revealed.
Another man, believed to be from the same apartment, was taken to hospital with beating injuries and later released.
ROSE apparently fled the apartment where he was attacked, took an elevator downstairs and ran outside for help, where he collapsed, police said.
A resident who lives below the penthouse said he heard the "ruckus" as officers tried to save the man, and a woman, believed to be his girlfriend, begged police for information.
Most of the units in the condo building are owned by investors and rented out, he said. "That's why we have a lot of younger people in here," said the man who wouldn't give his name.
Meanwhile, police have announced that a 70-year-old woman has died nearly two months after being stabbed in a North York townhouse.
A 29-year-old man walked into a police station September 19 to say he had stabbed someone at a townhouse on Wilson Ave. between Bathurst St. and Allen Rd. When police went to the home, they found Bernice LIM suffering from stab wounds. She was taken to Sunnybrook hospital and died of her injuries Saturday.
Roel VINTAYEN of Toronto was originally charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault and having a weapon.

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VINTAYEN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-11-19 published
Life and tragic death of a woman who cared
By Rosie DIMANNO, Page B2
Kindness killed Bernice Wee Choo LIM.
"That would be about right," says Det. Dave JAMES, the 32 Division officer who originally investigated the vicious late September assault that, one week ago, became murder.
What a grim city Toronto has become when the killing of a sweet, endlessly thoughtful 70-year-old woman merits barely a mention in the newspaper.
Perhaps only gangland slayings are sexy these days, where drive-by assailants shoot at funeral mourners in broad daylight, as occurred yesterday.
LIM was a 70-year-old nurse from Singapore, proud naturalized Canadian citizen and professional caregiver, mostly for elderly Alzheimer's sufferers because that was the only kind of work she could get. But she was awfully good at it, tender and vigilant, beloved by all with whom she came in contact, particularly the families of those she tended.
"She was a rock during the earlier stages of my mother's Alzheimer's," says Sandi HOFBAUER. LIM cared for her mom for 2 1/2 years, before the woman was put into resident care.
"On her own, she bought children's building blocks, with the letters on them, and children's books where you connect the dots, just to help keep my mother's mind focused. I used to give my mom envelopes with money to pay everyday bills and of course she kept misplacing the cash. Bernice would find money all over the place but she always gave it back to us. I mean, we would never even have known the money was missing if Bernice hadn't returned it. She was so trustworthy."
It was as a favour to a friend, another caregiver, that LIM opened her home to a 29-year-old man who'd been arrested and charged with assault with a weapon. The man was her friend's son. It was at this woman's bidding that LIM took herself to court for the man's bail hearing. The accused was freed on bail.
"A condition of his bail was that he live at her residence," says JAMES.
Ten days later, it is alleged that this same man, reportedly angry over his curfew restraints, seized a screwdriver and stabbed LIM in the head and neck. That was some time in the evening and the grievously injured victim lay there, alone, bleeding profusely, unable to move, unable to summon help.
The following morning, a man showed up at the police station, claiming he had stabbed a woman. Police rushed to the Wilson Ave. home and found LIM barely alive. She was taken to Sunnybrook, where she clung tenaciously to life for several weeks, conscious and alert for much of that time but in extreme pain.
"She was a tiny woman but one tough lady," says HOFBAUER, who visited LIM in hospital repeatedly. "She couldn't speak and she was paralyzed from the chest down. But you could tell, just from looking in her eyes, that she had every intention of surviving."
That didn't happen. With infection wracking her body, LIM succumbed to her injuries last Saturday. Had she lived, she would have been a quadriplegic because of the damage inflicted in the brutal assault.
"She'd been stabbed with such force that the screwdriver punctured a piece of bone in her back," says HOFBAUER.
When LIM arrived in Canada 15 years ago, she was a recently divorced woman, all on her own. It takes courage to start again in a new country, knowing no one, her three grown children left behind. Those children, and her ex-husband, all rushed to Toronto after they learned of what happened.
Last night, a funeral service was held for LIM. Her remains will be cremated and the family will take the ashes back to Singapore in a few days.
Stoic and intensely private, in the Chinese way, the family expresses no bitterness toward Canada and the violence that befell LIM here. "They're lovely people," says JAMES. But they're bewildered with a judicial system that allowed a man charged with a violent crime to go free on bail, delivering him essentially into the custody of a little old lady.
"I'm livid that somebody (charged with a violent crime)... would be allowed to go free," says HOFBAUER, who arrived at the hospital last Saturday only minutes after LIM had passed away. "The hospital did take wonderful care of her. All the nurses on the ward had fallen in love with her. That's just what everybody did with Bernice -- fall in love with her. She was just the most wonderful woman."
In speaking with the staff, some wondered aloud why such tragedies should visit the kindest amongst us. And HOFBAUER recalls someone saying: "Because the rest of us wouldn't have done what she did for that young man."
Roel VINTAYEN was originally charged with attempted murder and aggravated assault. The attempt turned out to be successful.
At LIM's house, her pleasant voice is still heard on the answering machine.
"Hello, this is Bernice..."

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VINTER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-12-14 published
ASHTON, Harley Scott
Peacefully at his residence, on Sunday, December 11, 2005, Harley Scott ASHTON of Clachan in his 58th year. Dearly loved and sadly missed by his wife Laurie Lee VINTER- ASHTON. Dear father of Bill of Windsor, Bob and Delaneia of Highgate, Deanne and Marc of Colchester; dear Papa Harley of Gunner and Arabella. Loving brother of Susan and Darrell MATCHETT (Peter) of Yellowknife. Also survived by mother-in-law Denise VINTER, Aunt Jean ASHTON of Bothwell, several cousins, brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Harold (2001) and Eileen (2003). He will be sadly missed by Boots and Fleabag. Friends may call at the Rodney Chapel on Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where service will be held on Thursday at 2: 00 p.m., Reverend Annalee KERR officiating. Visiting 2 hours prior to service. Interment McLean Cemetery. If desired donations to the Diabetes Association or the Highgate Fire Department would be appreciated as your expression of sympathy. Arrangements entrusted to Padfield Funeral Homes (519-785-0810).

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