WEILGOSH o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-05-31 published
WAZYNKWISH, Stanley (1925-2005)
Stanley passed away on Thursday, May 19, 2005 in Kitchener. He was born in London, Ontario on June 17, 1925, a first generation Pole and the son of Rose and John WAZYNKWISH. Stanley was predeceased by four siblings; Estelle, Walzak, Wanda TREPCZNSKI and Veronica WEILGOSH and his brother Mac WALTON. He is survived by his sister Jenny WALZAK and two brothers, Laurence WAZYNKWISH and Ed WAZYNKWISH. Stanley was a World War 2 veteran having served overseas in Europe from 1943 to 1946 and was a longtime employee of Sears Canada, retiring in 1985. He had that WAZYNKWISH dry wit and humour and was an avid baseball fan, relaying not just ending scores but the full play by play of every game. In his own words, Stan said, "I've lived at least two lifetimes" referring to his younger years. In later years, Stan lived a more reclusive life and was grateful for love of family. At Stanley's request, cremation has taken place and no memorial service will be held. Those who wish may make a memorial donation to the Lung Association. This may be arranged by contacting the Edward R. Good Funeral Home, 171 King Street South, Waterloo. Condolences/Donations/Flowers www.edwardrgood.com 519-745-8445

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WEIMA o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-12-28 published
BREYER, Samuel
Gone to be with his Lord on Monday, December 26, 2005 at Trillium Villa Nursing Home, Sarnia, Samuel BREYER age 93 of Sarnia. Devoted member of the First Christian Reformed Church, Sarnia. Beloved husband for 60 years to Alice (MENIST) BREYER. Loving father of Ann Catharine (Henry) SLOTEGRAAF of Clinton, Samuel BREYER of Sarnia and Grace CARVER (Eric FOWLER) of Sarnia. Cherished grandfather of Lisa and Ron SUZOR, Nancy FIELD, Patricia and Ken GOODBURN, Steven SLOTEGRAAF, Shawn SLOTEGRAAF, Roy SAMUEL and Kelly BREYER, Shawn Michael BREYER, Shona and Dan TRUCHON, Davina and Darin McKELLAR, Tanya CARVER, Darryl and Tara CARVER, Kim and Tim CALLAGHAN. Great-grandfather of Sheena and Tara SUZOR, Kelsey CAMERON, Eli and Olivia GOODBURN, Jacob and Joshua BREYER, Cassandra and Everett TRUCHON, Nichole, Rachel and Ryan McKELLAR, Brody CALLAGHAN and the late Nathaniel TRUCHON. Loved brother of Dina and the late Eise WEIMA of London, Dick and Florence BREYER of Wyoming, John and the late Hilda BREYER of Thedford, Ger BREYER of The Netherlands, Ann and the late Harry BREYER of Manitoulin Island and the late Peter and Janny BREYER. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, December 29, 2005 at 11: 00 a.m. at First Christian Reformed Church 1105 Exmouth (at Murphy). Interment to follow in Resurrection Cemetery. Friends and family will be received at Smith Funeral Home, 1576 London Line, Sarnia on Wednesday afternoon from 3 to 5 p.m. and evening from 7 to 9 p.m. Sympathy may be expressed through donation to World Vision. Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.smithfuneralhome.ca

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WEIMAN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-05-24 published
PEARCE, Phyllis Hazel (née TIMBRELL)
At Aurora Resthaven Nursing Home, Aurora after a brief illness on Monday afternoon, May 23, 2005 in her 99th year. Beloved wife of the late Edward Gordon (Ron) PEARCE. Dear mother of Gordon PEARCE (Helen) and Joan (Stanley WEIMAN). Fondly remembered by her grandchildren Michele, Christopher (Kimberly) and her great-grandchildren Matthew, Sybil, Kristen and Samantha. Predeceased by her sisters Ethel, Louise and her brother Thomas. Phyllis was a longtime member of the Coboconk Seniors Club. Also lovingly remembered by her many nieces and nephews. Friends are invited to call at the Coboconk Community Funeral Home, Hwy. 35, Coboconk, Ontario on Wednesday afternoon, May 25, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service in the Chapel on Thursday morning, May 26, 2005 at 11 o'clock. Interment Coboconk Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

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WEIN o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-07-12 published
WEIN, Sheldon Daniel
Peacefully and with dignity, at Exeter Villa, Sheldon Daniel WEIN, on Sunday, July 10, 2005 in his 89th year. Sheldon was the loving and proud father of Sheldon (Thea) of Halifax, Honey (Gary) of Ottawa, Bonnie (Casey) of Caledon East, Jawn (Rabia) of Toronto and Michelle (deceased) and devoted grandparent to Shannon, Kyli, Patrick and Tara. Also survived by his sister Maida BAYNHAM and sister-in-law Ninia KRAFT. Private family services entrusted to T. Harry Hoffman and Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood. Interment Calvary United Church Cemetery, Dashwood. If desired, memorial donations to a charity of choice would be appreciated. Condolences at www.hoffmanfuneralhome.com

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WEINBERG o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-04-28 published
ZUBATA, Theodore " Ted"
On Wednesday, April 27, 2005 at his home. Ted ZUBATA, loving father and father-in- law of Sharon MIMRAN, Adrienne and Brent ZYLBERBERG, and Elaine and Hershy WEINBERG. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Sadie and the late Barney MILLER, Honey and Syd SHROTT, Morrie MANOV and the late Esther MANOV. Devoted grandfather of Kaylee, Alexander, Mercedes, Jade, Aja, Nechemiah, Sonia and Avi, and Ruby. A service was held at Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel on Wednesday, April 27, 2005. Shiva 1 Chedington Place, beginning Monday, May 2, 2005 commencing 12: 00 noon. Memorial donations may be made to the Kohai Educational Centre 416-489-3636.

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WEINBERG o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-16 published
WEINBERG, Faye
On Sunday, February 13, 2005 at the Care Free Lodge. Faye WEINBERG, beloved wife of the late Bernard WEINBERG. Loving mother of Hershel, Gerald and the late Eve Shirley PASCOE. At Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel, 2401 Steeles Avenue west (2 lights west of Duffrin) for service on Thursday, February 17, 2005 at 10: 00 a.m. Interment Beth Tzedec Memorial Park.

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WEINBERG o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-11-18 published
WAYNE, Velda Berneice (WEINBERG)
Passed away surrounded by the love of her family at The Westmount Retirement Home, Kitchener, on Thursday, November 17, 2005 at the age of 82. Berneice WAYNE, beloved wife of the late Marvin Murray WAYNE (1998.) Cherished mother of Rhoda WAYNE of Toronto, Barry WAYNE (Susan) of Kitchener, Mitch WAYNE (Carol) of Belle River, and Ruth MICHAELS (Allen) of Toronto. Proud grandmother of Mitchell Jr. (Helen), John (Jackie), Danny, Michael and Jamie. Great-grandmother of Justin, Tyler, Tarra and Abigail. Berneice is predeceased by her grand_son, David WAYNE (1997) and brother Daniel HAMILTON (1961.) She will be fondly remembered by her sister-in-law, Helen HAMILTON and nieces Patricia CLARKE (Fred,) Joyce HAMILTON (Julien PTASINSKY) and Judy SUKE (Peter). Mrs. WAYNE is at the Westmount Funeral Chapel, 1001 Ottawa St. South, Kitchener, 519-743-8900, where a funeral service will take place on Friday morning at 11: 30 a.m., followed by interment at Williamsburg Cemetery. For those who wish, donations in her memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation by calling the funeral home.

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WEINBERGER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-12-23 published
DROPE, Josephine Mary
Josi said it wasn't fair and didn't want to give in, but on December 21st, 2005, in her 64th year, she submitted to the cancer that she had battled for four years. Beloved wife of Ken, they shared a passion for family, Friends, travel and theatre during their 43-year marriage. Loving mother and mother-in-law to Jennifer (Robb GLASS,) Christopher (Julie MULVEY,) Jacqueline, and Jeffrey (Victoria TEERLINK.) Proud Nona of Laura and Stuart DROPE, and Rosalyn and Michael GLASS. Dear sister-in- law to Carol DOCKRELL and partner Bette SWEATMAN. Cherished daughter of the late Frank BATTAGLIA and Mary MORELLO. Fondly remembered by extended family and many close Friends. As receptionist, legal secretary, community volunteer, teacher aid and school secretary, she gave unselfishly to others. Visitation (9: 30 a.m.) and memorial service (11 a.m.) at the Church of St. Jude (Wexford), 10 Howarth Ave., Scarborough (south of Lawrence and east of Victoria Park) on Saturday, January 7th, 2006. Reception to follow. Josi's family thanks Dr. R. COLWILL and Scarborough General oncology staff, Dr. T. WEINBERGER, and Home Palliative Care Network staff for their outstanding care. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Oncology Unit through the Scarborough Hospital Foundation, 3050 Lawrence Ave. East, Scarborough M1P 2V5, (416) 431-8200 x6664 or the Colorectal Cancer Association of Canada, 60 St. Clair Ave. East, Suite 204, Toronto M4T 1N5, (416) 920-4333 would be appreciated.

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WEINBERGER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-22 published
DROPE, Josephine Mary
Josi said it wasn't fair and didn't want to give in, but on December 21st, 2005, in her 64th year, she submitted to the cancer that she had battled for four years. Beloved wife of Ken, they shared a passion for family, Friends, travel and theatre during their 43-year marriage. Loving mother and mother-in-law to Jennifer (Robb GLASS,) Christopher (Julie MULVEY,) Jacqueline, and Jeffrey (Victoria TEERLINK.) Proud Nona of Laura and Stuart DROPE, and Rosalyn and Michael GLASS. Dear sister-in-law to Carol DOCKRELL and partner Bette SWEATMAN. Cherished daughter of the late Frank BATTAGLIA and Mary MORELLO. Fondly remembered by extended family and many close Friends. As receptionist, legal secretary, community volunteer, teacher aid and school secretary, she gave unselfishly to others. Visitation (9: 30 a.m.) and memorial service (11 a.m.) at the Church of St. Jude (Wexford), 10 Howarth Ave., Scarborough (south of Lawrence and east of Victoria Park) on Saturday, January 7th, 2006. Reception to follow. Josi's family thanks Dr. R. COLWILL and Scarborough General oncology staff, Dr. T. WEINBERGER, and Home Palliative Care Network staff for their outstanding care. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Oncology Unit through the Scarborough Hospital Foundation, 3050 Lawrence Ave. East, Scarborough M1P 2V5, (416) 431-8200 Ext. 6664 or the Colorectal Cancer Association of Canada, 60 St. Clair Ave. East, Suite 204, Toronto M4T 1N5, (416) 920-4333 would be appreciated.

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WEINER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-12-09 published
CAROLIN, Faigie (née SCHNEIDER)
In Montreal, on Thursday, December 8, 2005 at the Jewish General Hospital. Devoted wife of the late Saul CAROLIN. Adoring mother and mother-in-law of Ted and Janice (née PAP.) Doting grandmother of David and Jeffrey. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Ida and the late Max WEINER, the late Zip and Louis DOBROFSKY, the late Sarah and Otto HOMER, and the late Harry and Anne SCHNEIDER. Sister-in-law of Celia and the late Jimmy SILVERMAN, Ida and the late Norman BAILEY, and the late Lea and Albert BOYANER. She will be sadly missed by all her nieces, nephews, family and Friends. Special thanks to the doctors and nursing staff of 6NW at the Jewish General Hospital and especially to Ellen TISSENBAUM, the Manoir Montefiore staff, and all the caregivers who spent long hours comforting her. Funeral service from Paperman and Sons, 3888 Jean Talon W. on Friday, December 9 at 10: 00 a.m. Burial at the Young Israel of Montreal Congregation section, Kehal Israel Cemetery, D.D.O. Shiva will be held in Toronto on Sunday through Wednesday evenings at 78 Chiltern Hill Road. Contributions in her memory may be made to the charity of your choice.

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WEINER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-12-12 published
WEBER, Jacob
On Sunday, December 11, 2005 at his residence. Jacob Weber, beloved husband of Mitzie. Loving father and father-in-law of Debbie and Steven WEINER, and Geoffrey and Anna WEBER. Dear brother of Willie, Rachel BROCK, Toby SCHLESINGER, Hershie, Meyer, Sarah SCHWIMMER, and the late Etou GOTTESMAN. He is predeceased by 7 brothers and sisters who perished during the Holocaust. Devoted grandfather of Sarah, Rachel, Lauren, and Zachary, great-grandfather of Kiana. Beloved uncle to many nieces and nephews. At Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel, 2401 Steeles Avenue West (3 lights west of Dufferin) for service on Tuesday, December 13, 2005 at 2: 30 p.m. Interment Beth Tzedec Memorial Park. Shiva 55 Prince Arthur Avenue #1201. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Organization for the well being of Israel's Soldiers, 416-783-3053.

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WEINER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-07-06 published
MENDELSON, Monny
On Tuesday, July 5, 2005 at Scarborough Grace Hospital. Monny MENDELSON, beloved wife of Hy MENDELSON. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Francine and Barry COLLIS, and Mark MENDELSON and Jill KNUDSEN. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Mel GREENGLASS, and Gert and the late Mac WEINER. Devoted grandmother of Ryan and Tanya, Ashlea, Jonathan, Brittany, Jesse, Ty, and Erika. Special thanks to the staff of the Scarborough Grace Intensive Care Unit and palliative care units for their extraordinary care and compassion. At Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel, 2401 Steeles Avenue West (3 lights west of Dufferin) for service on Wednesday, July 6, 2005 at 1: 00 p.m. Interment Linitzer Society section of Bathurst Lawn Memorial Park. Shiva 35 Sheldrake Blvd. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation, 416-499-1417.

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WEINER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-12 published
WEBER, Jacob
On Sunday, December 11, 2005 at his residence. Jacob WEBER, beloved husband of Mitzie. Loving father and father-in-law of Debbie and Steven WEINER, and Geoffrey and Anna WEBER. Dear brother of Willie, Rachel BROCK, Toby SCHLESINGER, Hershie, Meyer, Sarah SCHWIMMER, and the late Etou GOTTESMAN. He is predeceased by 7 brothers and sisters who perished during the Holocaust. Devoted grandfather of Sarah, Rachel, Lauren, and Zachary, great-grandfather of Kiana. Beloved uncle to many nieces and nephews. At Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel, 2401 Steeles Avenue West (3 lights west of Dufferin) for service on Tuesday, December 13, 2005 at 2: 30 p.m. Interment Beth Tzedec Memorial Park. Shiva 55 Prince Arthur Avenue no. 1201. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Organization for the well being of Israel's Soldiers, 416-783-3053.

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WEINERT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-07-28 published
WEINERT, Jane Dryden (née McGANITY)
Jane Dryden McGANITY, passed away on Monday, July 25, 2005. Born June 25, 1928, in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada to Arthur James and Ethyl (DRYDEN) McGANITY. She graduated from Kitchener-Waterloo Collegiate and Vocational School in 1946 and Kitchener- Waterloo College with a B.S. in math and science in 1950. She married Donald L. WEINERT on January,3, 1953. They immigrated to the U.S. in 1954 and Don worked in the pipeline business until his retirement in 1988. Jane was a talented athlete winning many track awards when she was young. She was a swimmer and tennis player later switching to golf at the Oaks Country Club. She took great care of her home, family, Friends and the extended Mapco family. Don and Jane were a large part of the beginning of the Green Country Soccer Association. She was an active member first at St. Lukes Episcopal Church and later Saint Johns Episcopal Church. In 2003, Don and Jane and Millard and Norma WOOLSEY were the first two families to move to Montereau at Warren Woods. She is survived by her husband, Donald, daughters and son-in-laws Anne and John VEENSTRA, Stillwater; Linda and Bob LYON, Los Altos, California; Patricia and John PHILLIPS, Tulsa; and son and daughter-in-law John and Liz WEINERT, Austin, Texas; and her three precious grandchildren Jordan, Will and Georgia; her step-mother, Kathryn McGANITY, San Antonio, Texas; her sister-in-law, Mary McGANITY, Galveston, Texas; and her brother-in-law, Alan PARKIN, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents, brother, William McGANITY, and sister, Elizabeth PARKIN. There will be a visitation with family at the Montereau Theater, 6800 S. Granite, on Friday, July 29 from 4 to 7 p.m. and the memorial service will be at Saint John's Episcopal Church at 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 30.

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WEINERT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-03-21 published
McNAMARA, Sister Mary Gerald "Lillian", I.B.V.M.
Died peacefully, on March 20, 2005, at Loretto Infirmary. Sister was in her 71st year as a member of the Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Loretto Sisters). Daughter of the late Michael Peter McNAMARA and Marianne McGIVNEY. Survived by her cousins Mary WEINERT, Bruce WEINERT, Michael WEINERT, Brian WEINERT, John McGIVNEY (Sheila), Patricia McGIVNEY, Joan HAYNES (Tom), Evelyn REILLY (Austin), Reverend Victor McNAMARA, and Aileen MORRISON. Sister Mary Gerald had a long career as a teacher in Guelph, Stratford, Niagara Falls, Hamilton and Toronto. Friends may call at Loretto Abbey, 101 Mason Blvd., on Monday, March 21 from 4: 00-6:45 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at 7: 00 p.m. Monday evening. Interment at Mount Hope Cemetery Tuesday, March 22 at 3 p.m.

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WEINGARTEN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-09-28 published
GARDEN, Evelyn (WEINGARTEN)
On Monday, September 26, 2005 at North York General Hospital. Evelyn GARDEN, devoted daughter of the late Lillian and Jack GARDEN. Dear sister of Joy GARDEN, Stan GARDEN and the late Connie WASSERZUG. Devoted aunt of Barry, Bracha, David and Leah, Gary and Janet, and Lori and Tom. Devoted great-aunt of Jennifer, Joshua, Shira, Jacqui, Kelly, and Alex. At Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel, 2401 Steeles Avenue West (3 lights west of Dufferin), for service on Thursday, September 29, 2005 at 1: 00 p.m. Interment Community section of Pardes Shalom Cemetery. If desired, donations may be made to the Evelyn GARDEN Memorial Fund c/o The Baycrest Foundation, 416-785-2875.

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WEINGARTEN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-09-28 published
GARDEN, Evelyn (WEINGARTEN)
On Monday, September 26, 2005 at North York General Hospital. Evelyn GARDEN, devoted daughter of the late Lillian and Jack GARDEN. Dear sister of Joy GARDEN, Stan GARDEN and the late Connie WASSERZUG. Devoted aunt of Barry, Bracha, David and Leah, Gary and Janet, and Lori and Tom. Devoted great-aunt of Jennifer, Joshua, Shira, Jacqui, Kelly, and Alex. At Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel, 2401 Steeles Avenue West (3 lights west of Dufferin) for service on Thursday, September 29, 2005 at 1: 00 p.m. Interment Community section of Pardes Shalom Cemetery. If desired, donations may be made to the Evelyn Garden Memorial Fund c/o The Baycrest Foundation, 416-785-2875.

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WEINGARTEN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-11-14 published
WEINGARTEN, Adale
On Saturday, November 12, 2005 at Carefree Lodge. Adale WEINGARTEN, beloved wife of the late Sam WEINGARTEN. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Marilyn and Jerry SMITH, Arnie and Roni WEINGARTEN, and the late Rosalynd SMITH. Dear sister-in-law of Grace WEINGARTEN. Devoted grandmother of Debbie and Mark, David and Peggy, David, Steven and Deeana, Gail and Mark, Ellise and Jon, Adrienne and David, Stacie and Jarrod, Amanda and Mark, and Howard and Nonnie, and great-grandmother of Micha, Rafi, Zev, Noah, Avishai, Nadav, Atara, Yakira, Josh, Zane, Grant, Cassidy, Aria, Kaya, Shimi, Rachela, Sam, Marlee, Tyler, and Casey. Dear aunt to many nieces and nephews. At Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel, 2401 Steeles Avenue West (3 lights west of Dufferin) for service on Monday, November 14, 2005 at 11: 00 a.m. Interment Sons of Jacob section of Dawes Road Cemetery. Shiva 59 Gustav Crescent. If desired, memorial donations may be made to Princess Margaret Hospital Cancer Research Fund, 416-946-6560.

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WEINMAN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-12-10 published
GRAINGER, Robert White
(April 30, 1928 to December 8, 2005)
It is with deepest sorrow that the family announces Robert's passing on Thursday, December 8, 2005 at Toronto General Hospital after an unexpected heart attack. He is fondly remembered by his children James, Shelley, Mary Ann and Adam, grandchildren Kimberly, Chase and Katerina and his partner Shelly WEINMAN and her daughters Nicole and Kathryn. He is predeceased by his sister Audrey and his parents Robert and Ann GRAINGER. Robert passed suddenly while researching his passion, lacrosse - a sport he excelled at as a player winning the Mann Cup in 1948 with the Hamilton Tigers. Robert enjoyed life to its fullest and passed that spirit onto his Friends and family. He is already missed and will always be loved. The family will receive Friends at the Humphrey Funeral Home - A.W. Miles Chapel, 1403 Bayview Avenue (south of Eglinton Avenue East), from 7-9 p.m. Monday, December 12, 2005. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Tuesday, December 13th at 11 o'clock. A reception will follow. Private family interment at St. Luke's Cemetery Hamlet, Severn Township, Ontario. If desired, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 20 Holly Street, Suite #101, Toronto M4S 3B1 or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario, 1920 Yonge Street, 4th Floor, Toronto M4S 3E2.

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WEINMAN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-10 published
GRAINGER, Robert White (April 30, 1928 to December 8, 2005)
It is with deepest sorrow that the family announces Robert's passing on Thursday, December 8, 2005 at Toronto General Hospital after an unexpected heart attack. He is fondly remembered by his children James, Shelley, Mary Ann and Adam, grandchildren Kimberly, Chase and Katerina and his partner Shelly WEINMAN and her daughters Nicole and Kathryn. He is predeceased by his sister Audrey and his parents Robert and Ann GRAINGER. Robert passed suddenly while researching his passion, lacrosse - a sport he excelled at as a player winning the Mann Cup in 1948 with the Hamilton Tigers. Robert enjoyed life to its fullest and passed that spirit onto his Friends and family. He is already missed and will always be loved. The family will receive Friends at the Humphrey Funeral Home - A.W. Miles Chapel, 1403 Bayview Avenue (south of Eglinton Avenue East), from 7-9 p.m. Monday, December 12, 2005. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Tuesday, December 13th at 11 o'clock. A reception will follow. Private family interment at St. Luke's Cemetery Hamlet, Severn Township, Ontario. If desired, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 20 Holly Street, Suite 101, Toronto M4S 3B1 or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario, 1920 Yonge Street, 4th Floor, Toronto M4S 3E2.

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WEINPER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-11-09 published
WEINPER, Laurel
After a courageous battle, surrounded by her family on Tuesday, November 8, 2005. Laurie WEINPER, cherished daughter of Marilyn and Jerry. Beloved wife of Avi ZISMAN. Loving and devoted mother of Alex. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Fern WEINPER and Mark SANDLER, Robert WEINPER, and Lili and Shlomo GOLAN. Laurie will be deeply missed by her nieces and nephews, her good Friends and the many lives she touched. At Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel, 2401 Steeles Ave W (3 lights west of Dufferin) for service on Wednesday, November 9, 2005 at 10: 30 a.m. Interment Pardes Shalom Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations may be made to The Lung Association at 416-864-9911.

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WEINPER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-11-09 published
WEINPER, Laurel
After a courageous battle, surrounded by her family on Tuesday, November 8, 2005. Laurie WEINPER, cherished daughter of Marilyn and Jerry. Beloved wife of Avi ZISMAN. Loving and devoted mother of Alex. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Fern WEINPER and Mark SANDLER, Robert WEINPER, and Lili and Shlomo GOLAN. Laurie will be deeply missed by her nieces and nephews, her good Friends and the many lives she touched. At Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel, 2401 Steeles Ave. W. (3 lights west of Dufferin) for service on Wednesday, November 9, 2005 at 10: 30 a.m. Interment Pardes Shalom Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations may be made to The Lung Association at 416-864-9911.

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WEINRAUCH o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-25 published
SABATH, Katharina
Peacefully at Lakeridge Hospital, Port Perry on Sunday, April 24, 2005, in her 94th year. Dearly loved wife of the late Johann SABATH (1971.) Predeceased by her son John and her daughter-in-law Elizabeth SABATH. Loving mother of Barbara (John) WEINRAUCH of Blackstock. Cherished grandmother of Bill (Jean), Jack (Sam), Fred, Margaret (Joe), Barbara (Lou) and John (Mary). Katharina will be greatly missed by many great-grandchildren and great- great-grandchildren. Dear sister of William BLUCKER. Funeral service from M.W. Becker Funeral Home, 490 The Queensway S., Keswick 1-888-884-4486 on Tuesday, April 26, 2005 at 1: 30 p.m. Visitation from 12: 30 until time of service. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, Thornhill. If desired, donations made to the Hospital for Sick Children would be appreciated by the family.

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WEINRIB o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-11-27 published
EISENSTAT, Helen (née LEVY)
Our mother Helen EISENSTAT, daughter of Isaac and Jenny LEVY, and loving wife to our late father Louis EISENSTAT, died on November 26, 2005, at the age of 87. Her death, like her life, brought family and loved ones closer. She leaves a great void in the lives of her children Marilyn (Michael POSLUNS,) Lorraine (Ernie WEINRIB,) Barbara, and Sholom (Rifka.) Her grandchildren Aliza, Sara, Jacob, Yedida, and Ayala benefited from their Bubi Helen's love and attention, as did her nephews and nieces Sheila, Paula, Howie, Steve, Judy, Rhoda, Noah, Ava, John, and their families. Helen's life was intertwined with many other lives: her sister Margaret NASLEN; her sisters-in-law Belle TAFT and Minnie COHEN, her late brothers-in-law Earl (Jake) and Ned; the Feldman, Paul and Bar-Am families; her Friends, especially Yetta MEDNICK and life-long friend Laura EDELL - and to the spouses of all these loved ones, z"l. Helen loved her adopted Kazekevich family, Alex, Klara, Michael and Masha. Helen's family will always be grateful to Lorraine and Ernie who opened their home to Helen during her illness so that she could remain in the circle of her family and Friends. The family thanks Doctors GOLDMAN and STEINBERG and the Palliative Care Team at Mount Sinai's Temmy Latner Centre for Palliative Care; nurses Liz, Marg and Valerio; Sheila WALKER of the Jewish Hospice; Doctors KEYSTONE and WAERN; and Helen's wonderful caregivers Cora, Zora, Mary, Pat, Carol, Maria, Claudia, Ofelia, Robin and Joyce. Donations in Helen's memory can be made to Ziv Tzedakah Foundation (31 Glen Rush Blvd., Toronto, M5N 2T4) or Mazon Canada (416) 783-7554. Call Benjamin's at (416) 663-9060 for funeral time. Shiva and prayers will be at the home of Lorraine and Ernie, 16 Shorncliffe Avenue (416) 921-8471. There will be a d'var Torah every evening at 8 p.m. May Helen's soul, along with our late father Lou's soul, be bound up in the bond of everlasting life.

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WEINSTEIN o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-06-22 published
GREGORY, Kay
Peacefully, at Longworth Nursing Home, on June 20, 2005, Kay GREGORY in her 86th year. Loving companion of Bill STONE. Beloved mother of Barbara (Dr. Charles WEINSTEIN) of West Virginia and Joan (Patrick ROCHFORD) of Sook, British Columbia. Dear grandmother of Debbie and Donna. At Kay's request, there will be no visitation or funeral service. Cremation at Woodland Cemetery. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Kay are asked to consider the Parkinson Society Canada. Westview Funeral Chapel (641-1793) entrusted with arrangements.

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WEINSTEIN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-02-08 published
BLUMER, Jack " Gaucho"
In Montreal, in his 87th year, on Monday, February 7, 2005. "Gaucho" Jack has gone to the Great Pampas in the sky. Loving father, grandfather, brother, master builder, avid skier and tennis player, legendary steak griller, dapper dresser, bridge enthusiast and sweet, sweet man. He will be forever missed by his children Bobby BLUMER and Sarah (DAMSON,) his grandchildren Olivia and Charlotte DAMSON and sister Ethelda WEINSTEIN, as well as his predeceased wife Joan LEVIN and son Billy BLUMER. Funeral service from Paperman and Sons, Montreal, 3888 Jean Talon West on Wednesday, February 9 at 10 a.m. Private burial in Burlington, Vermont. Shiva at his residence commencing Wednesday evening at 8 p.m., Thursday 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. and Friday 2-5 p.m.

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WEINSTEIN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-08-01 published
NADOLNY, Herbert
Died Friday, July 29, 2005 peacefully at home. Beloved husband of Dorothy. Dear father of Ellen CHERNEY (Ron,) Sharon WEINSTEIN (Lawrence,) Lawrence NADOLNY (Chantelle) and Lynda NADOLNY (Bruce COWLEY.) Cherished Zaida to Allison, Jason, Carolyn, Daniel, Amy, Erica, Jonathon, Mark, Joey, Jayme, Matthew, Ben, Rebecca, and Noa. Predeceased by siblings Sam and Rachel NADOLNY and Hyman and Lillian MEHLMAN.

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WEINSTEIN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-09-13 published
WEINSTEIN, William " Bill"
Formerly of Toronto, after a prolonged illness in Hastings on Hudson, New York on September 7, 2005 surrounded by his beloved family, his loving wife Arlè, his children Philip, Shula and Robert; loved grandfather of Adam, Taija and Avi. Predeceased by his parents Samuel and Sarah WEINSTEIN, brothers Maurice and Leon and sisters Elsie PIFKO and Vera RASMINSKY. Survived by brother Isadore (Gus) and sister-in-law Lucy and sister Malca and brother-in-law Jay MARIN and many nieces and nephews. He will be sorely missed by those he touched through his profession as a social service worker. Interment Cedar Park Cemetery, Westwood, New Jersey. A Memorial Service will be held to honour his lifetime accomplishments on September 30th in New Jersey. If so inclined, donations in his memory can be made to the Alzheimer Research Fund, c/o Baycrest Center Foundation, 3560 Bathurst Street, Toronto, M6A 2E1 (416-785-2875).

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WEINSTEIN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-11-10 published
WEINSTEIN, Ralph
On Wednesday November 9, 2005 at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. Ralph WEINSTEIN, beloved husband of the late Rita. Loving cherished father and father-in-law of Celie and Ron GOLDSTEIN, and Patti and the late Lionel WEINSTEIN. Dear brother of the late Yosel, Hindle, Sarah and Rivka. Devoted grandfather of Michael and Robyn, Seth and Jordana, Michelle and Shimmy, Jordan, Pamela and Andrew, & Jennifer and Ben and great-grandfather of Ethan, Tevy, Noah, Samara, Yael, Leah and Arielle. Ralph's pursuit of Jewish studies was a passion throughout his life. He was a loved and respected family doctor for 67 years and will be missed by all who knew him. At Shaarei Shomayim Synagogue, 470 Glencairne Ave., for service on Thursday November 10, 2005 at 2: 30 p.m. Interment Shaarei Shomayim Synagogue section of Bathurst Lawn Memorial Park. Shiva 47 Magpie Crescent. If desired memorial donations may be made to Rita and Ralph Weinstein and Family Endowment Fund, c/o Baycr est Foundation, 416-785-2875.

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WEINSTEIN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-12-13 published
GOLDSTEIN, Patricia " Patsy" (née JACOBS)
On December 10, 2005 suddenly in Florida. Patricia GOLDSTEIN beloved wife of Gerald GOLDSTEIN. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Scott DREVNIG, and Arthur DREVNIG and wife Allison WEINSTEIN. Loving daughter of the late Arthur and Edna JACOBS; step-mother and step-grandmother to Robert GOLDSTEIN and his wife Lisa LITOWITZ and their children Sammy and Leah, and Jeff GOLDSTEIN and his wife Dana GOLDSTEIN and their children Mason and Westin of Calgary, Alberta. Patsy will be missed by her many family and Friends. At Temple Sinai Synagogue, 210 Wilson Ave (east of Bathurst St.) for service on Wednesday, December 14, 2005. Please call Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel at 416-663-9060 for service time. Interment Temple Sinai Section of Pardes Shalom Cemetery. Shiva 75 York Mills Road, Suite 309. If desired, memorial donations may be made to The Heart and Stroke Foundation 416-499-1417.

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WEINSTEIN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-12-28 published
WEINSTEIN, Molly (née STEINBERG)
On December 26, 2005, at Mount Sinai Hospital. Beloved wife of Harry, dear mother of Earl and Heather (Robert SCULTHORPE,) proud grandmother of Alexander and Jeremy. Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, December 28th at 1: 00 p.m. at Steeles Memorial Chapel, 350 Steeles Ave. West, Thornhill. Interment to follow at Mount Sinai Cemetery, Beth Sholom section. Shiva at 660 Briar Hill Ave., Apt. 402, Toronto (evening services at 4: 30 p.m., visiting hours: from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., and from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.). The family is grateful to Dr. H.J. ABRAMS for his kindness. Memorial donations may be made to the Mount Sinai Hospital (416) 586-8290 or charity of your choice.

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WEINSTEIN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-09-12 published
MANDEL, Celia
Passed away peacefully at Leisure World Nursing Home, on September 10, 2005. Celia, beloved wife of the late William. Dear mother of Myra and Ted RICHMOND, Harvey and Marlyn. Cherished Bubbie of Debbie, Steven, Jacob and David. Survived by beloved brother Harry and his wife Molly WEINSTEIN and sister-in-law Lillian. Predeceased by brother Jerry. A funeral service will be held on Monday, September 12, 2005 at 1: 00 p.m. from Steeles Memorial Chapel, 350 Steeles Ave. W. (between Yonge and Bathurst). Interment Dawes Road Cemetery, Shedlover section. Shiva to be observed at 27 Arlstan Drive, Toronto, evening services only. Donations may be made to Baycrest Hospital, 416-785-2875, or the charity of your choice.

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WEINSTEIN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-09-13 published
WEINSTEIN, William " Bill"
Formerly of Toronto, after a prolonged illness in Hastings on Hudson, New York on September 7, 2005. Surrounded by his beloved family, his loving wife Arlé, his children Philip, Shula and Robert. Loved grandfather of Adam, Taija and Avi. Predeceased by his parents Samuel and Sarah WEINSTEIN, brothers Maurice and Leon, and sisters Elsie PIFKO and Vera RASMINSKY. Survived by brother Isadore (Gus) and sister-in-law Lucy and sister Malca MARIN and brother-in-law Jay, and many nieces and nephews. He will be sorely missed by those he touched through his profession as a Social Service Worker. Interment Cedar Park Cemetery, Westwood, New Jersey. A memorial service will be held to honour his lifetime accomplishments on September 30th in New Jersey. If so inclined, donations in his memory, can be made to the Alzheimer Research Fund, care of Baycrest Centre Foundation, 3560 Bathurst Street, Toronto, M6A 2E1, 416-785-2875.

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WEINSTEIN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-09-26 published
WEINSTEIN, Isadore " Gus"
On Saturday, September 24, 2005 at Baycrest Hospital. Beloved husband of Lucy, and the late Sylvia WEINSTEIN. Loving father and father-in-law of Miriam ADAM/ADAMS, Susan Weinstein GOLD and Brian GOLD, Linda and Kenny COLMAN, Lawrence and Debbie CHERNIAK, Lloyd and Jill CHERNIAK, Leon CHERNIAK, and the late Lawrence ADAM/ADAMS. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Arlene WEINSTEIN of New York State and Malca and Jay MARIN. Predeceased by his siblings Maurice WEINSTEIN, Elsie PIFKO, Leon WEINSTEIN, Vera RASMINSKY, and William WEINSTEIN. Devoted grandfather of Rachel SIRA, Cara Lauren, Michael, David and Lisa, Sara and Rick, Symee and Dov, Jason, Harry, Bill, Dmitri, Ali, Nicola, and Sam and the late Michael Jay CHERNIAK. Devoted great-grandfather of Moishe Chaim, Arieh, Chani, Malka, and Logan. At Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel, 2401 Steeles Avenue W., (three lights west of Dufferin) for service on Monday, September 26th at 1: 30 p.m. Interment Holy Blossom Memorial Park. If desired, donations may be made to the Isadore (Gus) Weinstein Memorial Fund, c/o The Benjamin Foundation, 3429 Bathurst Street, M6A 2C3, 416-780-0324.

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WEINSTEIN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-13 published
GOLDSTEIN, Patricia " Patsy"
On December 10, 2005 suddenly in Florida. Patricia GOLDSTEIN, beloved wife of Gerald GOLDSTEIN. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Scott DREVNIG, and Arthur DREVNIG and his wife Allison WEINSTEIN. Loving daughter of the late Arthur and Edna JACOBS; step-mother and step-grandmother to Robert GOLDSTEIN and his wife Lisa LITOWITZ and their children Sammy and Leah, and Jeff GOLDSTEIN and his wife Dana GOLDSTEIN and their children Mason and Westin of Calgary, Alberta. Patsy will be missed by her many family and Friends. At Temple Sinai Synagogue, 210 Wilson Ave. (east of Bathurst St.) for service on Wednesday, December 14, 2005, please call Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel at 416-663-9060 for service time. Interment Temple Sinai Section of Pardes Shalom Cemetery. Shiva 75 York Mills Road, Suite 309. If desired, memorial donations may be made to The Heart and Stroke Foundation 416-499-1417.

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WEINSTEIN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-27 published
WEINSTEIN, Molly (née STEINBERG)
On December 26, 2005, at Mount Sinai Hospital. Beloved wife of Harry, dear mother of Earl and Heather (Robert SCULTHORPE,) proud grandmother of Alexander and Jeremy. Funeral Service on Wednesday, December 28th at Steeles Memorial Chapel. Call 905-881-6003 for time of service and shiva information. The family is grateful to Dr. H.J. ABRAMS for his kindness. Donations may be made to Mount Sinai Hospital or a charity of your choice.

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WEINZWEIG o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-09-20 published
Harry FREEDMAN, Musician: (1922-2005)
Composer who loved to mix his medias first learned about performance as a clarinetist in dance bands, wrote for radio and television, and eschewed academia to make a living by writing modern Canadian concert music
By Robert EVERETT- GREEN, Tuesday, September 20, 2005, Page S9
Harry FREEDMAN was a composer who looked at paintings and saw a symphony, and who listened to jazz and heard things too good to be exiled from places where classical music was played. He had a gift for translation, not from one language to another but between media of expression.
Mr. FREEDMAN was a key figure in Canadian music for most of his long career. He was an acclaimed composer of concert works who affected the lives of many who never heard his name, through his scores for film and television.
The best of his 200-odd works display a talent for conveying the mood he found in a landscape, the kinetic immediacy of a tropical dance, or the inward turmoil of a character he knew only from an outline for a ballet. He listened widely to the music of his time and it showed, not through outright imitation but through a hard and skillful assimilation of disparate things into a personal style of writing.
Mr. FREEDMAN had the large presence and easy laugh of a man who was confident of his abilities and aware of his personal charm. He was the kind of man who went at life with both hands, seizing what he needed and letting the rest go, without much regard for what someone else may have thought was more important.
"Harry went his own way," said flutist Robert AITKEN, who premiered several of Mr. FREEDMAN's pieces and played in the Lyric Arts Trio with Mr. FREEDMAN's wife, the soprano Mary MORRISON. "He was an individualistic guy, and composing was No. 1 in his life."
Mr. FREEDMAN was lucky to come into his maturity at a time when Canadians were becoming more aware of themselves and their cultural achievements. Rose Latulippe, the full-length ballet (with choreographer Brian Macdonald, a frequent collaborator) that first established his reputation at a truly national level, was commissioned for Expo 67 and became the first colour arts special broadcast on Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Television.
He was lucky also to have a view of the musician's life and role that was unlike that of most of his peers. He first learned about performance as a clarinetist in dance bands, absorbed many lessons about concision and drama from writing for radio and television, and never took an academic job.
Mr. FREEDMAN was born in Poland in 1922, but immigrated with his family to Medicine Hat, Alberta., when he was three. In later life he vividly recalled seeing native trappers come to his father's shop to sell their furs -- an experience that guided an interest in native culture.
In 1931 the family moved to Winnipeg, where Mr. FREEDMAN's strong-willed, arts-loving mother enrolled him in art classes. Soon, he was imagining paintings that might express the experience of hearing music.
He started clarinet at 18 and discovered jazz through Benny Goodman's recordings, which he wore out trying to uncover the secrets of how Goodman voiced his saxophones. He joined the Royal Canadian Air Force in 1942, toured with the force's Silver Band, and began to get a larger sense of the land whose awesome breadth and isolation he would eventually try to represent in music.
Like thousands of ex-servicemen, Mr. FREEDMAN came back to civilian life in a rush, taking up oboe, piano and composition lessons simultaneously at the Toronto Conservatory of Music. His first compositions showed the influence of his teacher, John WEINZWEIG, though Mr. FREEDMAN never let anyone else's music turn his head for long. He got a job, which he kept till 1971, playing English horn in the Toronto Symphony Orchestra.
"Harry was a pro," said Mr. WEINZWEIG, with whom Mr. FREEDMAN and several others founded the League of Canadian Composers in 1951. "He knew the orchestra from the inside out, being a fine performer himself."
Mr. WEINZWEIG introduced his pupil to the practice of building compositions by manipulating a row of all 12 chromatic tones in a given order -- still a novel practice in Canada at the time. With the exception of a string of works in the fifties, the row was part of Mr. FREEDMAN's art till the end of his life. He often used palindromes and numeric sequences as structural pillars, even in apparently episodic works.
But Mr. FREEDMAN was completely uninterested in "number music." He usually began working on a piece by making a prose sketch of how the piece might achieve the kind of feeling and effect that he wanted. Only after this script was established did he begin to think about notes.
"The most important part of composing is deciding what the piece is about -- what's the mood, texture, orchestration, movement," he said. "The notes are the least important thing."
Following his 1951 marriage to Mary MORRISON (with whom he had three children,) Mr. FREEDMAN began exploring ways to increase the dramatic effect of his music, and to take advantage of the freedom inherent in jazz. He spent much of the decade working in television and film, learning how to register dramatic changes of mood and atmosphere within a phrase or two, without necessarily sacrificing the degree of musical complexity he found interesting.
"One of the best things Aaron Copland said to our group in Tanglewood [where Mr. FREEDMAN studied during the summer of 1949] was that music should be as simple as possible, but no simpler," he said. It was a creed that worked for his most involved orchestral compositions and for the many pieces he wrote for children.
In 1958, he wrote Images, a set of three pieces intended to serve as abstract evocations of particular paintings, including canvases by Lawren Harris and Jean-Paul Riopelle. It was a reversal of his art-school ambition, and became one of his most popular pieces.
Mr. FREEDMAN wrote music for all kinds of players and purposes. He had a particular knack for writing for woodwinds, and in later years became keenly interested in textures achieved by building up great masses of tones -- "skyscraper chords," as music analyst Gail Dixon put it in her 2004 monograph, The Music of Harry FREEDMAN.
He was a skillful orchestrator, who keep his mind open to new sounds, frequently from familiar sources. His orchestra often came with a battery of percussion, used to find new combinations of timbres to sustain his driving rhythms. He was fond of using the voice for its purely musical qualities, a project made easier by his marriage to a first-class soprano. He explored electronic sounds and tape when the means for doing so were still relatively crude.
By the early 1970s, he was able to support himself entirely through composition, and quit the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. In some years, his royalties from radio alone topped $25,000. One of his landmark pieces from those years was Celebration, a superb concerto for baritone saxophonist Gerry Mulligan in which Mr. FREEDMAN finally solved the puzzle of how to unite the freedom of jazz and the rigours of classical composition as equal partners.
He continued to flower artistically during the eighties, writing one of his most popular pieces, Oiseaux exotiques, for the National Ballet of Canada in 1984. He also underwent a painful period of psychoanalysis, and chafed at the retreat of governments at all levels from the kind of cultural patronage that seemed normal in the sixties and seventies.
He felt himself being pushed to the sidelines by an increasing emphasis on young composers, at the expense of those of his generation. He despised the way music had crept into department stores, dentists' offices and many other public spaces, saying that ubiquity dulled the ear.
His last decade was marked by continued successes, including a 1997 choral work, Borealis, that won praise internationally, and Valleys, a large-scale 2002 composition that Ken Winters, writing in The Globe and Mail, described as "captivating." But Mr. FREEDMAN could be cantankerous when asserting his place on the Canadian cultural scene, or defending against what he regarded as slights to his achievement. He had spirit, and sometimes it was fighting spirit.
A few days before he died, I spoke to Mr. FREEDMAN by telephone, and told him I had always admired his tenacity and drive. His normally robust voice, reduced to a frail shadow of itself, replied: "If you haven't got that, what have you got?"
Harry FREEDMAN was born on April 5, 1922, in Lodz, Poland. He died September 16, 2005, in Toronto, of prostate cancer.
He was 83. He is survived by his wife, Mary MORRISON, and daughters, Karen (Kim), Cyndie, and Lori. He also leaves his brother Doc and sister Dorothy.
A tribute to Harry FREEDMAN will be held at Humphrey-Miles Funeral Home, 1403 Bayview Ave., Toronto, at 3 p.m. on Friday.

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