WISHART o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-12-14 published
LINT, Mary Hamilton (WISHART)
Entered into rest at the West Haldimand Hospital on Monday, December 12, 2005. Mary Hamilton (WISHART) LINT of Parkview Meadows Retirement Village in Townsend, Ontario, formerly of Kohler and Cayuga, in her 103rd year. Beloved wife of the late Lewis S. LINT (1994.) Dear mother and mother-in-law of Louise and the late John CLIFTON, Joan and the late Stanley, Sheldon and Jean of Cayuga, Elmer and Florine of Abbotsford, British Columbia, Jennie May and Don WILDON of Caledonia, Alex and Ellen of Cayuga, Lewis O. and Ruthann of London, Dorothy and Grant RICHARDSON of Dunnville. Much loved grandma to 23 grandchildren and their spouses and Great-grandma Mary to 30 great-grandchildren. Sister of Ellen LARSON of Victoria, British Columbia. Predeceased by two infants, Christian and Susan and a grand_son Dwight and brothers George, Franklin and Robert WISHART. The Family will receive Friends at the Miller Funeral Chapel, Cayuga on Thursday, December 15, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A private interment will be held prior to an 11 a.m. Memorial Service in Zion United Church, Kohler, Friday, December 16, 2005. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Zion United Church, Kohler or the charity of your choice would be appreciated.

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WISHART o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-12-15 published
LINT, Mary Hamilton (WISHART)
Entered into rest at the West Haldimand Hospital on Monday, December 12, 2005. Mary Hamilton (WISHART) LINT of Parkview Meadows Retirement Village in Townsend, Ontario, formerly of Kohler and Cayuga, in her 103rd year. Beloved wife of the late Lewis S. LINT (1994.) Dear mother and mother-in-law of Louise and the late John CLIFTON, Joan and the late Stanley, Sheldon and Jean of Cayuga, Elmer and Florine of Abbotsford, British Columbia, Jennie May and Don WILSON of Caledonia, Alex and Ellen of Cayuga, Lewis O. and Ruthann of London, Dorothy and Grant RICHARDSON of Dunnville. Much loved grandma to 23 grandchildren and their spouses and Great-grandma Mary to 30 great-grandchildren. Sister of Ellen LARSON of Victoria, British Columbia. Predeceased by two infants, Christian and Susan and a grand_son Dwight and brothers George, Franklin and Robert WISHART. The Family will receive Friends at the Miller Funeral Chapel, Cayuga on Thursday, December 15, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A private interment will be held prior to an 11 a.m. Memorial Service in Zion United Church, Kohler, Friday, December 16, 2005. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Zion United Church, Kohler or the charity of your choice would be appreciated.

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WISHART o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-01-26 published
WISHART, Thomas Henry
Born in St. Boniface, Manitoba, August 5th, 1932. son of the late Kathleen PAYNE and of the late Harold WISHART, Thomas Henry passed away at the Jewish General Hospital on January 19th, 2005, at the age of 73 after a bravely fought battle with cancer. Husband of Pat GRAY/GREY, father of the late Roger, Christopher, the late Cameron, Kevin (Sheryl) and David, also grandfather to six wonderful grandchildren. Service in his memory will be held Wednesday, January 26th, 9: 30 am, at Good Shepherd, 2338 St. Antoine Street West, Montreal. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the charity of your choice. Lord, forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us. May he rest in peace.

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WISHART o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-02-07 published
WISHART, Margaret
Peacefully at Collingwood, Ontario on Saturday, February 5, 2005 in her 96th year. Margaret was married to the late Gordon T. WISHART of Toronto and Thornhill, Ontario. She moved to Collingwood recently to be nearer to her daughter Jill (BATES) of Creemore and her son Gibb of Midland. One of the early members of Osler Bluff Ski Club and a long time cottager at Go-Home Bay, Marg had a great sense of humour and led a full and wonderful life and that, at the end of the day, is what it's all about. She will be sadly missed. Private arrangements.

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WISHART o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-06-01 published
NEILL- WACOWICH, Lorraine
After a valiant battle with cancer, Lorraine passed away at the age of 56 years. Lorraine is survived by her husband Rod WACOWICH along with the jewel of Lorraine's eye daughter Julie. Also surviving Lorraine are Geoff and Shannon WACOWICH; grandchildren: Matt and Molly, Bob WACOWICH and Susan WISHART, Mark and Carol STRILCHUK along with granddaughter Claire and grandchild soon to be born. Lorraine also leaves her brothers; George, Donald, Doug (Joanne) sister, Pam and Tom BOUCHARD and numerous nephews and nieces from both sides of the family. Lorraine was predeceased by her parents George and Dorothy and nephew Donald. Lorraine spent her life as a lawyer with Federal Justice and was involved in many major issues for Canada. She has Friends throughout the Federal Government and enjoyed working with them and the law. She sends her love to all. Lorraine was very committed to the advancement of social issues and right to the end was involved in spending her energy to make our community better. She has Friends across the world with her love and personality. Prayers will be held at Connelly McKinley Funeral Home, 10011-114 Street, Edmonton on Wednesday, June 1, 2005 at 8: 30 p.m. Reverend Martin CARROLL will celebrate a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Theresa Catholic Church, 7508-29 Avenue, Edmonton on Thursday, June 2, 2005 at 10: 00 a.m. Friends who so wish may make memorial donations directly to the Cross Cancer Institute, c/o Alberta Cancer Foundation, 11560 University Avenue, Edmonton Alberta T6G 1Z2 or the Edmonton General Hospital, Palliative Care Unit, c/o Caritas Hospitals Foundation, 11111 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta T5K 0L4. A special thanks to all of the caregivers and staff at both the Cross Cancer Institute and the General Hospital and especially Dr. BUTTS. Connelly-McKinley Ltd., 10011-114th St.; (780) 422-2222, to send condolences: www.connelly-mckinley.com

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WISHART o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-07-18 published
WISHART, Evelyn Clare (née MOSSOP)

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WISHART o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-09-08 published
WISHART, Dr. James "Jim" Melrose, M.D., F.R.C.P.S.
At Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Wednesday, September 7, 2005, at the age of 88. Predeceased by his loving and beloved wife of over 60 years, Evelyn WISHART (née MOSSOP.) Loving father of David and his wife Donna WISHART, Laurie WISHART and her partner Tim LEE, and Jean and her husband Peter WOOLFORD. Adored Papa/ Grampa of Jamie and Sarah, Christopher, Jonathan and Alexandra WISHART; Gillian, Andrea and Lynley SWANSON; and Mark and Claire WOOLFORD. Many will mourn the passing of someone who served his community with generosity, both professionally and as a volunteer. A respected anaesthetist at the Peterborough hospitals for over 45 years, medicine was Jim's life passion. His enquiring mind led him to study and apply acupuncture as part of his practice of pain management. Jim was a generous patron of the arts in Peterborough, an avid bird watcher and prolific rug hooker. Some of his happiest times were putting a fussy baby to sleep with his warmth and calm or helping out in someone's kitchen. A memorial service will be held at Murray Street Baptist Church, 175 Murray Street, Peterborough on Saturday, September 10, 2005 at 2 p.m. with visitation one hour prior. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Peterborough Regional Health Centre Foundation would be appreciated by his family. Written notes of condolence should be forwarded to the family c/o 8 Princeton Road, Toronto, Ontario, M8X 2E2. Arrangements entrusted to Comstock Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, 356 Rubidge Street, Peterborough, (705)745-4683.

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WISHART o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-11-01 published
ROSS, Eila Hopper 2000 -- Died This Day
Tuesday, November 1, 2005, Page S9
Artist and writer born in Hamilton, Ontario, on November 5, 1913.
The daughter of a doctor, she at one time considered becoming one herself but, instead, enrolled at the Ontario College of Art in 1934. While a student there, she did a life-size oil painting of a model that was spotted by Maria WISHART, the director of the medical art service unit at the University of Toronto, who inspired her to take up a career as a medical artist. Eventually, after studying at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, she went on to become an associate professor at the University of Toronto and founder of the Art as Applied to Medicine Department at the Sunnybrook Medical Centre. Her illustrations appeared in textbooks and medical journals. In 1941, she married Dr. John ROSS and, in 1948, she took 12 years off to raise her family. She returned to work in 1960, joining the staff at Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children. In 1968, she moved to Sunnybrook, retiring in 1973. She also found time to write a historical novel, Cry to the Moment. After leaving Sunnybrook, she freelanced at the Hospital for Sick Children and painted Ontario landscapes. Her husband predeceased her by a week.

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WISHART o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-27 published
FLYNN, Blanche Marie (née WISHART)
Peacefully on Tuesday, January 25, 2005 in her 71st year. Blanche, loving wife of Eli of 50 years. Sadly missed by her children Wayne and his wife Sandra, and Dale and his wife Linda. Proud Jamma of Ryan, Dylan, Sarah and Jaime. She will be missed by her many Friends and relatives. Family and Friends will be received at the Ward Funeral Home, 2035 Weston Rd. (north of Lawrence Ave.), Weston, on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Ward Chapel on Friday at 9: 30 a.m. Interment to follow at Glendale Memorial Gardens. Condolences may be sent to the family at blanche.flynn@wardfh.com

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WISHART o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-07-18 published
WISHART, Evelyn Clare (née MOSSOP)

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WISHART o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-09-08 published
WISHART, Dr. James "Jim" Melrose, M.D., F.R.C.P.S.
At Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Wednesday, September 7, 2005, at the age of 88. Predeceased by his loving and beloved wife of over 60 years, Evelyn WISHART (née Mossop.) Loving father of David and his wife Donna WISHART, Laurie WISHART and her partner Tim LEE, and Jean and her husband Peter WOOLFORD. Adored Papa/Grampa of Jamie and Sarah, Christopher, Jonathan and Alexandra WISHART Gillian, Andrea and Lynley SWANSON; and Mark and Claire WOOLFORD. Many will mourn the passing of someone who served his community with generosity, both professionally and as a volunteer. A respected anaesthetist at the Peterborough hospitals for over 45 years, medicine was Jim's life passion. His enquiring mind led him to study and apply acupuncture as part of his practice of pain management. Jim was a generous patron of the arts in Peterborough, an avid bird watcher and prolific rug hooker. Some of his happiest times were putting a fussy baby to sleep with his warmth and calm or helping out in someone's kitchen. A memorial service will be held at Murray Street Baptist Church, 175 Murray Street, Peterborough on Saturday, September 10, 2005 at 2 p.m. with visitation one hour prior. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Peterborough Regional Health Centre Foundation would be appreciated by his family. Written notes of condolence should be forwarded to the family c/o 8 Princeton Road, Toronto, Ontario, M8X 2E2. Arrangements entrusted to Comstock Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, 356 Rubidge Street, Peterborough, 705-745-4683.

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WISHART o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-11-04 published
SIMMONS, Urena "Rene" (formerly WISHART, née McGREGOR)
At The Davis Centre, Bolton on Thursday, November 3, 2005, Urena McGREGOR, in her 90th year, beloved wife of the late Norman SIMMONS. Former wife of the late Bev WISHART. Dear mother of David and Penny SIMMONS, Calgary; Paul and Sarah SIMMONS, Etobicoke; Dianne and Ken McKAY, Bolton. Loving grandmother of Katherine and Jim OBANDO, Margaret and Bernard PATTERSON, Linda and Adam FEWSTER, William and Michelle McKAY, Shane, Michael, Christine and Charles SIMMONS. Fondly remembered by many great-grandchildren. Mother of Donald, Jean (deceased), Frank, Eileen, Thomas, Judy (deceased), Marjory and John WISHART. Remembered by many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Dear sister of the late James McGREGOR and Elburne BAIKIE. The family will receive their Friends at the Egan Funeral Home, 203 Queen Street S. (Hwy. 50), Bolton (905-857-2213) Friday afternoon 2-4 and 7-9 o'clock. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Saturday morning, November 5 at 11 o'clock. Followed by cremation. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or the Lung Association of Peel, 1550 Enterprise Road, Suite 111, Mississauga L4W 4P4. Condolences for the family may be offered at www.eganfuneralhome.com

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WISHART o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-11-04 published
WISHART, Urena " Rene"
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WISLAWA o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-02 published
ALTON, James Gowan
Passed away, on Thursday, March 31, 2005, in Barrie, Ontario, in his 90th year. Predeceased by his beloved wife Doris Lenore (née CLOSE.) Dear husband of Virginia (WISLAWA.) Loving father of Marilyn and her husband David FERGUSON, Glen and his wife Catherine, and Arlene and her husband Trevor McCULLOUGH. Cherished Papa of Beverley, Bryan, Brent, Jeffrey, Jennifer, James, Adam, Amy, and Aaron, and Grand Papa to nine great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m., at the R.S. Kane Funeral Home (6150 Yonge Street, at Goulding, south of Steeles). A Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Monday, April 4, 2005 at 1 p.m. Interment Highland Memory Gardens.

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WISLESKY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-02 published
WISLESKY, Archie

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WISMAN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-06-19 published
CZECHOWICZ, Paulina
Peacefully at home, on Friday, June 17, 2005, in her 99th year. Beloved wife of the late Leopold CZECHOWICZ. Loving mother of Adelaide LOMNICKI and Irene MATUTAT. Devoted grandmother of Helina MICHALSKA, Donna LOMNICKI- POLIDORO, Bernard and Daniel MATUTAT and great-grandmother of Taylor WISMAN, Hayley and Brendan POLIDORO. Viewing at Ward Funeral Home, 2035 Weston Rd. (north of Lawrence Ave.), Weston, on Sunday, June 19, 2005 between 2-4 p.m. and Rosary 7-9 p.m. Funeral on Monday, June 20, 2005 at 10 a.m. at Saint Mary's Polish Church on Davenport Rd. and Old Weston Rd. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be gratefully acknowledged as expressions of sympathy.

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WISMAYER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-03-12 published
WISMAYER, Dagny Elizabeth
Passed away March 3, 2005 at Altamont Nursing Home. Dagny was predeceased by her husband John. She is survived by her sister Ann PETERSON of Calgary. Special thanks to the late Jerry WATSON for all his hard work and dedication in helping Dagny. She is survived by her loving niece Vicky WILLIAMSON. Special thanks to Altamont Nursing Home for handling Dagny with lots of care and dignity. A Memorial Service will be held at St. Cuthbert's Anglican Church on Saturday, March 19, 2005 at 3 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Cuthbert's Anglican Church (1399 Bayview Ave., Toronto, Ontario M4G 3A6) would be greatly appreciated.

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WISMER o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-04-04 published
SYLVEST, Florence Isobel (née BROWN)
Gone to be with her Lord and Saviour, Florence Isobel SYLVEST (née BROWN,) of Owen Sound, formerly of R.R.#1, Shallow Lake, passed away peacefully, with her family by her side, on Saturday, April 2nd, 2005 at the Grey Bruce Health Services, in Owen Sound. She was in her 86th year. Dearly beloved wife of the late Oakley John SYLVEST. Loved mother of Cecilia JOHNSON and her husband, Len, of Meaford, Victor SYLVEST and his wife, Frieda and Russell SYLVEST and his wife, Betty, both of Shallow Lake, Sylvia GREIG and her husband, Jack, of Port Elgin, Mardonna WISMER and her husband, Mike, of Southampton, Larry SYLVEST and his wife, Florence and Bradley SYLVEST and his friend, Charlene, both of Wiarton., Adrean WEBB and her husband, Paul and Raymond SYLVEST and his wife, Bonnie, both of Owen Sound, and Jim SYLVEST, of Allenford. Very proud grandma of forty-one grandchildren, sixty-four great-grandchildren and ten great-great-grandchildren. Florence will be sadly missed by one brother, Russell GRAVES and one sister, Gwen WISMER and her husband, Harry, both of Owen Sound. Predeceased by her parents, Frederick and Maggie BROWN and her son, Rodney SYLVEST. Friends may call at the Brian E. Wood Funeral Home, 250 14th Street West, Owen Sound (376-7492), on Tuesday evening from 7: 00 to 9:00 p.m. A Funeral Service for Florence SYLVEST will be held at the Rockcliffe Gospel Temple, 10 4th Avenue Southwest, Owen Sound, on Wednesday, April 6th, 2005 at 11: 00 a.m., with Reverend Brian JASPER officiating. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery. If so desired, the family would appreciate donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Rockcliffe Gospel Temple Building Fund, as your expression of sympathy.
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WISMER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-04-30 published
WISMER, Mary " Isabel" (née FAUX)
Mary 'Isabel' age 90 of Dresden passed away Friday, April 29, 2005 at Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Public General Campus. She was born in Peterborough County daughter of the late Willis and Mary (ELMHIRST) FAUX. Isabel was a former member of the Catherine McVean Chapter of the Imperial Order of the Daughters of the Empire and A.C.W. of Christ Anglican Church, Dresden. Surviving are two daughters Maryam and Ray JONES of Edmonton and Fran and Fred MARTIN of Dresden; two sons Harry and Sherry WISMER of Port Stanley and Arthur and Sharon Wismer of Thamesville; ten grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. She is predeceased by her husband Francis 'Lloyd' WISMER in 1967 and brother Roy FAUX. Friends will be receive at the Thomas L. DeBurger Funeral Home, 620 Cross Street Dresden on Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be conducted from the chapel of the funeral home on Monday, May 2, 2005 at 11 a.m. with Reverend Michelle COLLINS- WONGKEE officiating. Interment in Dresden Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made by cheque to Dresden Library or Christ Anglican Church.

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WISMER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-02-18 published
GROSS, Shirley (née WISMER)
It is with profound sadness and sense of loss that we announce the passing of Shirley, a classy lady of great style and grace. Mom died peacefully at Mt. Sinai Hospital late on Monday, February 14th, 2005. Predeceased by her husband Bill. Daughter of Mabel and Gordon, sister to Dorothy, Jack and Bob, all deceased. Survived by sons Stephen and John, daughter-in-law Nancy HUNTER and grandchildren Virginia, John, Spencer and Taylor. Shirley was active in the community. She served as president of the Women's Mining Association, the Women's Opera Committee and Rosedale Golf Club. She loved adventure and different cultures and traveled the world with her husband Bill. She was a passionate golfer, bridge player, avid reader and theatre subscriber. To the last, Mom was alert, with a sense of humour, reading her latest book. The family would like to thank the staff and all her Friends at the Claremont Retirement Home who helped make her last year (and her last birthday party!) the best it could be. Cremation. Private family entombment. A celebration of Shirley's life will take place on Wednesday, February 23rd, 2005 at 4 pm at Rosedale Golf Club, 1901 Mt. Pleasant Road. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made with our gratitude to either the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Child Development Institute at 197 Euclid Avenue in Toronto.

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WISMER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-02-19 published
GROSS, Shirley (née WISMER)
It is with profound sadness and sense of loss that we announce the passing of Shirley, a classy lady of great style and grace. Mom died peacefully at Mt. Sinai Hospital late on Monday, February 14th, 2005. Predeceased by her husband Bill. Daughter of Mabel and Gordon, sister to Dorothy, Jack and Bob, all deceased. Survived by sons Stephen and John, daughter-in-law Nancy HUNTER and grandchildren Virginia, John, Spencer and Taylor. Shirley was active in the community. She served as president of the Women's Mining Association, the Women's Opera Committee and Rosedale Golf Club. She loved adventure and different cultures and traveled the world with her husband Bill. She was a passionate golfer, bridge player, avid reader and theatre subscriber. To the last, Mom was alert, with a sense of humour, reading her latest book. The family would like to thank the staff and all her Friends at the Claremont Retirement Home who helped make her last year (and her last birthday party!) the best it could be. Cremation. Private family entombment. A celebration of Shirley's life will take place on Wednesday, February 23rd, 2005 at 4 pm at Rosedale Golf Club, 1901 Mt. Pleasant Road. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made with our gratitude to either the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Child Development Institute at 197 Euclid Avenue in Toronto.

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WISMER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-17 published
WISMER, William Lawrence (1903 - 2005)
Peacefully on Friday, January 14, 2005 with his family by his side at Sunnybrook Hospital, Palliative Care Unit. Larry in his 102nd year, beloved husband of Evelyn of 67 years (predeceased, October 1993.) Wonderful and loving father of Betty PERRY and her husband Joe of Glendale, California; Norma McCLURE and her husband Doug of Toronto; Nancy JARVIS and her husband Gary of Toronto, and the late Keith (deceased, November 1993) and his wife Margaret of Bracebridge. Dear Grandfather of 10 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild. Cremation will take place, followed by a private family service. Donations to a charity of your choice would be appreciated.

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WISMER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-03-08 published
STONEHAM, Helen Marie (née PATTERSON)
Passed away peacefully at Humber River Regional Hospital - Church Site on Sunday, March 6, 2005. Beloved wife of the late Leo, and partner of the late Robert WISMER. Much loved mother of Lynne, and Michael and his wife Gina. Loving grandmother of Aria and Dylan. Dear sister of Gord, Mary and Ernie. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter Yorke Chapel, 2357 Bloor St. W., at Windermere, east of the Jane subway on Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. Funeral Service to be held in the Chapel on Thursday, March 10, 2005 at 2: 30 p.m. Interment Sanctuary Park Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society.

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WISMER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-08-27 published
LEWIS, Bart " Joseph Barton"
Bart's family is deeply saddened to announce his death, on Monday, August 22, 2005, at the age of 79. He passed away in his sleep, at home, just as he wanted. Beloved son of the late Joseph and Beatrice (WISMER,) and cherished husband of Jane (BAETZ) who passed away a short year ago. Loving Dad to Steve, David, Vicky and her husband Neil, Cathy and her husband Steve. Very proud Grandpa of Robert, Kim, Kelly, Lisa and Adam. Bart also leaves behind nephews Mike, David (Jane), Jace (Sheila) and Peter (Melissa). A private family burial has taken place in Vineland. The family wishes to thank the many generous individuals who made the blood donations that gave us the gift of this last year with Bart. In his memory, we encourage you to make a blood donation and/or a donation to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada (www.lls.org/Canada).

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WISNER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-11 published
MADIGAN, Clarice Annetta (MILLOY)
Passed away in Parry Sound on Saturday, January 8th, 2005. Age 85 years. Beloved wife of the late P. Leonard MADIGAN. Loving mother of David MADIGAN; Anne BAKER and her husband Tom; the late Ken MADIGAN and mother-in-law to Janis MADIGAN. Dear grandmother of Jim WISNER; Christopher WISNER and his wife Sheila; Bill MADIGAN and his wife Laurie; Michael MADIGAN and great-grandmother to Tyler WISNER and Catherine MADIGAN. Sister of Edith DEVITT and her late husband Martin; Dorothy MERRETT and her husband Donald Olive ROGERS and her husband David; and Florence SHANKS and her late husband Bruce. Fondly remembered by her nieces, nephews, other relatives and Friends. Resting in the Logan Funeral Home, 81 James Street, Parry Sound (800-265-2218) on Tuesday, January 11th, 2005 between the hours of 2: 00 - 4:00 and 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Service in the Chapel on Wednesday at 1: 00 p.m. Interment Hillcrest Mausoleum and Lakeview Cemetery in the spring. Donations to the McKellar United Church, Diabetes Association or the charity of your choice would be appreciated.

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WISNIEWSKI o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-10-05 published
WISNIEWSKI, Jan " John"
At Extendicare London Nursing Home on Monday, October 3rd, 2005, Jan (John) WISNIEWSKI in his 93rd year. Beloved husband of Anna (DYLKO) WISNIEWSKI. Brother-in-law of Marianna WISNIEWSKI. Uncle of Victor WISNIEWSKI (Terry) and George WISNIEWSKI and their families, all of London, and Bozena BOZEK of Chicago. Also survived by many cousins in Poland. Predeceased by sisters Janina and Jadwiga and brothers Jozef and Julian. Visitors will be received on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in the O'Neil Funeral Home, 350 William Street. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated in Our Lady of Czestochowa Church, 419 Hill Street, on Thursday at 10: 00 a.m. Interment St. Peter's Cemetery. Prayers Wednesday at 8: 15 p.m.

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WISNIEWSKI o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-08 published
WISNIEWSKI, Aniela
At St. Joseph's Hospital, Toronto on Wednesday, April 6th, 2005. Beloved wife of the late Kazimierz (Kass) WISNIEWSKI. Dear mother of Erika, Halina and her husband Tony PANAMA, Richard and his wife Jody, John and the late Joseph. Loving grandmother of Cheryl-Lynn, Andrew and Nichole. Visitation will take place at The Northcutt Elliott Funeral Home, 53 Division St. N., Bowmanville, 7-9 p.m. Friday, April 8th, 2005. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Bowmanville, 2 p.m. Saturday, April 9th. Interment Bowmanville Cemetery. Donations in Aniela's memory may be made to the charity of your choice. www.northcuttelliott.com

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WISNIEWSKI o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-08-13 published
WISNIEWSKI, Edward
Suddenly on Saturday August 6, 2005 in Rexdale at the age of 56. Loving husband of Elzbieta for 32 years. Cherished father of Paul and Peter. Dear brother of Barbara, Margaret and Arthur. Edward will be dearly missed by his many family and Friends in Canada and Poland. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter "Peel" Chapel, 2180 Hurontario Street, (Hwy. 10, North of Queen Elizabeth Way) on Monday from 5-9 p.m. Funeral mass will be held at St. Maximilian Kolbe Church 4260 Cawthra Road on Tuesday August 16, 2005 at 10 a.m. Interment Assumption Cemetery.

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WISSA o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-08 published
SULEIMAN, Nagla
It is with deepest sympathies that we announce the passing of Nagla SULEIMAN, beloved sister to Dr. Lewis and Kay Wassif SULEIMAN, Malaka WISSA, Mary WASSIF, Victoria BATTIKHA and Abdel-Massih and Eva SULEIMAN. Nagla is also survived by her beloved nieces and nephews, Marika and Lizette MICHAEL, Nabil and Andree SHENOUDA, Fadia and Nabil MISHRIGI, Kamil and Judy BATTIKHA, Raji, Michelle and Lillian BATTIKHA, Erica and Michael ALLEN, Julie and Vivian SULEIMAN, Ragaa WISSA, Magda and Nabil GUIRGUIS, Siham and Samir MICHAEL, Joseph WISSA and family, George SULEIMAN and family, Evelyn, Katie and Anna WASSIF. Family and Friends will be received at the Highland Funeral Home, 3280 Sheppard Ave. East (just west of Warden) on Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. with a Service on Thursday at 10: 30 a.m. at Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Church. Burial to follow.

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WISSING o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-04-16 published
LEE, Lloyd Andrew
Peacefully, at his residence, Thursday evening, April 14, 2005, Lloyd Andrew LEE, of Dashwood, age 71. Beloved husband of Debra Ann (RAYMOND) LEE. Loved father of Guy and Margaret Marian LEE, Sandra LEE, all of Seaforth and Dale LEE of Arkona. Remembered by Elfrieda's children, David and Brenda NEILSON of Alberta, Norma and Peter RUMBALL of London. Loved by his many grandchildren and greatgrandchildren. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Ron and Kay LEE of Windsor, June and Wally ODZAKA of Livonia, Michigan, Marj LEE of Windsor, Martha FONGER and Anna WISSING, both of London. Remembered also by Debra's father Daryl RAYMOND Sr., nieces, nephews and their families. Predeceased by his former wife Elfrieda (MESSNER) LEE, her son James "Jimmy" NEILSON, sister Doreen BURTON and brother Stan LEE. Resting at the T. Harry Hoffman & Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood, with visitation Sunday 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.; where Funeral Service will be held Monday, April 18, 2005 at 1 p.m. The Reverend John E. TREMBULAK III officiating. Interment Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Dashwood. If desired, memorial donations to the Lung Association, Heart and Stroke Foundation or charity of choice would be appreciated. Lloyd served with the Royal Canadian Regiment as a Medic for over 20 years and was a longtime employee of Blackstone-Valeo in Stratford. Condolences at www.hoffmanfuneralhome.com

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WISSMACH o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-01-24 published
VALERIOTE, Elsa Teresa (née TESSARO)
Passed away peacefully, with her family by her side, on Friday, January 21, 2005, at the Guelph General Hospital. Elsa (née TESSARO) VALERIOTE, in her 81st year, beloved wife of Pacifico VALERIOTE. Loving mother of Peter and his wife Gwen of Guelph; Matthew and his wife Theresa HARPER of Dundas; Elizabeth and her husband Neil HEEBNER of Guelph and Sandra and her husband Frank WISSMACH of Kitchener. Wonderful grandmother to Andrea and Nicholas VALERIOTE Jonathan and Bill VALERIOTE; Anthony and Mark HEEBNER; and Christopher and Valerie WISSMACH. Predeceased by her mother and father, Anthony TESSARO and Marcellina (née STECCA.) Dear sister of the late Dino TESSARO and his wife Vilma of Stoney Creek; Eva FRANCESCHINI and her late husband Albert of Mississauga; Bruno TESSARO and his wife Mary; Emma HOHENADEL and her husband James, all of Guelph, and Bruna GUMIENIAK and her late husband Matthew of Mississauga. Elsa will be missed by all of her nieces and nephews as well as Friends and neighbours.
We would like to thank all of our family and Friends for the love, support and Friendship they gave to Elsa. Special thanks to Guelph C.C.A.C., to Maria and Nancy from the Red Cross Homemakers and to Sharon. Thank you also to the Guelph General Hospital 4th Floor nursing staff, emergency room staff and Dr. M. DORE for the excellent care given to Elsa.
Resting at the Gilbert MacIntyre and son Funeral Home "Hart Chapel", 1099 Gordon Street, Guelph, on Sunday 7-9 p.m. and Monday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral on Tuesday morning, January 25th, to St. John's Church, 45 Victoria Road North, Guelph, for Funeral Mass at 12 noon followed by cremation. Vigil for Elsa on Monday afternoon at 3: 30 o'clock. Reception following the Funeral Mass at Gilbert MacIntyre and son Funeral Home "Hart Chapel". Elsa's family would appreciate memorial contributions made to the Foundation of Guelph General Hospital, where they will be used to benefit stroke patients. (Cards available at the funeral home).

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WISSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-05-14 published
SMYTH, Jack Norman
Jack Norman SMYTH was born on August 17, 1933 in Port Burwell and lived there all his life. He was the owner and operator of Port Burwell Welding and served as the Reeve of Port Burwell for 7 years and also served on town council. Jack passed away on Thursday, May 12, 2005 at the London Health Sciences Trauma Unit, South Street Campus as the result of an automobile accident and stroke.
Jack was the son of the late Floyd and Irene (FLEUELLING) SMYTH. He is survived by his wife and best friend for 41 years, Irene (BERDAN) SMYTH. Loving step-father of Karen ALWARD and her husband Murray and Murray WISSON and his wife Linda. Cherished grandfather of Tom ALWARD and Donna, Paul ALWARD and Lisa, Melissa CAIN and Bob, Stephanie WISSON and Nadine BUTLER and Shaun. Papa Jack will be greatly missed by his 5 great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Bud SMYTH and Kay, Marguerite FOLOW, Leta TOWNSEND, Myrtle BARTOLACCI and Donna DOUCETTE and Frank. Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service for Jack will be held at the Ostrander's Funeral Home, Tillsonburg (842-5221) on Monday, May 16, 2005 at 1 p.m. with Pastor Bill BALL officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Trauma Centre at the London Health Sciences Centre would be appreciated by the family. Personal condolences may be sent to www.ostrandersfuneralhome.com

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WISSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-10-26 published
MEINZINGER, Grace Violet
At the Thamesview Lodge on Sunday, October 23rd, 2005 Miss Grace Violet MEINZINGER of Chatham in her 92nd year, went to be with her Lord. Miss Grace MEINZINGER was born in Lacombe, Alberta, and was the loving daughter of the late William John and Mary (WISSON) MEINZINGER. Grace was the last surviving member of her family. Miss MEINZINGER is survived by many nieces and nephews including great and great great nieces and nephews. Grace is also survived by her 3 sisters-in-law Marion, Jean and Frances. Predeceased by her brothers Duncan, Joseph, George, Harry and Bill MEINZINGER, her sisters Ruth PATTISON and Barbara OULDS, and brothers-in-law Stan PATTISON and Fred OULDS, sister-in-law Betty MEINZINGER, nephew Daniel OULDS, niece Marianne OULDS, 2 great nephews Jamie Calvin OULDS and Kalmen SOVERAN, and great great nephew Noah APTHORP. Grace was in happy fellowship for a number of years at the Wallaceburg Gospel Hall. Family and Friends are invited to the Alexander Funeral Home, 245 Wellington West, Chatham, (519) 352-2710, on Tuesday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the Chapel of the Funeral Home on Wednesday, October 26th, 2005 at 11: 00 a.m. with Evangelist William METCALF of Sarnia and brother in the Lord Charles WORKMAN of Wallaceburg officiating. Interment Mayhew Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Thamesville. Friends planning an expression of remembrance are asked to consider the Gideon Bible Society or Thamesview Lodge.

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WIST o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-02-21 published
ARN, Roy Leonard
At the Woodstock General Hospital on Friday February 18, 2005, Roy Leonard ARN of Norwich in his 80th year. Beloved husband of Betty (WILSON) for 55 years. Dear father of Brian and wife Pam of Cambridge, Greg of Maple Ridge, British Columbia, Jeff and Sandi of Norwich. He will be missed by his grandchildren Jason, Krista and Reonne ARN and Katrina. Brother of Betty and husband Len ZIMMER of Saskatoon, Audrey and husband Bob MORRISON of London. Brother-in-law of Phyllis PATCHETT, Doris BOTHWELL, Mary Jane ELDER, Ruth and husband Joe WIST, Betty WILSON. Survived by a number of nieces, nephews and cousins.
Roy was the former owner of the Arn and son Funeral Home, active funeral director for 58 years, Clerk of Session and member of the Knox Presbyterian Church in Norwich, Past Master of Saint John's Lodge # 104 Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons, Norwich, Veteran of World War 2, Past President of the Norwich Legion Br# 190, Past President of the Western Ontario Funeral Directors Association and many more clubs and organizations. Friends will be received at The Arn-Lockie Funeral Home, 45 Main Street West, Norwich on Monday 7-9 p.m., Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service to commemorate Roy's life will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday February 23rd at 11: 00 a.m. with Reverend Alan DOWBER officiating. Interment Norwich Cemetery. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Knox Presbyterian Church or the Parkinson's Foundation would be gratefully acknowledged by the family. A Legion service will be held on Monday at 6: 30 p.m. A Masonic service will be held on Tuesday at 6: 30 p.m. Arn-Lockie (519) 863-3020

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WISTOW o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-06-06 published
HAWLEY, Eva M. (née McCRACKEN)
She went to join her Lord and her family peacefully at Kensington Village Nursing Home, London on Saturday, June 4, 2005 Eva M. HAWLEY (née McCRACKEN) of Dorchester, formerly of London, in her 88th year. Predeceased by her husband Andrew (1983). Loving mother of John HAWLEY (wife Merilyn) of Riverview, New Brunswick, Joan WISTOW (husband Barry) of Dorchester, and predeceased by two sons Ronald and Richard. Fondly remembered by her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-greatgrandchildren. Predeceased by her brothers and sisters. Friends will be received at the Bieman Funeral Home, Dorchester, on Monday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service will be held on Tuesday, June 7, 2005 at 1: 00 p.m. with Chaplain Maureen DWYER of Kensington Village Community officiating. Interment at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, London. Memorial donations to Kensington Village or a charity of your choice gratefully acknowledged.

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WISTOW o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-11-16 published
READY, Doris " Dorie" (née AWCOCK)
Peacefully surrounded by her family at London Health Sciences Centre - University Campus on Sunday, November 13th, 2005, Doris "Dorie" (née AWCOCK) of London in her 84th year. Lovingly remembered by her husband of 56 years John; her daughter Linda COLLINS (Richard 1996), of Waterloo and her children Emily, Jennifer and Connor and her son John (Darlene) of Appin and their sons Russell and Richard. Deeply missed by her sister Frances (Toots) CAMERON, sisters-in-law Mary READY (Philip 2002) and Nancy READY (Charles 2004), and many nieces and nephews. Youngest in her family, Dorie was predeceased by her parents Henry AWCOCK and Frances WISTOW and seven siblings: Harold (Belle,) Viola FICKLING (Wilf,) Russell (Dutch), Greta FICKLING (Len), Stanley (Nip) (Mitty), Robert (Kay), and Herbert (Olive). Dorie loved her family and worked hard as they moved frequently with John's military career. She had many different jobs and past times. She and John enjoyed many trips together. Dorie loved baking, especially her renowned pies, butter tarts and date squares. She enjoyed gardening, reading and playing cards with Friends. The family wishes to thank the nursing, medical and palliative care staff of the 4th and 6th floors of University Hospital for their excellent care during the past six weeks. A memorial service will be held at Forest Lawn Memorial Chapel, 1997 Dundas St. E. (between Airport and Clarke Rd). on Saturday, November 19th at 2 p.m. Inurnment will take place followed by a reception. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Dorie are asked to consider the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation. McFarlane and Roberts Funeral Home, entrusted with arrangements 652-2020.

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WISZNIEWSKI o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-01-11 published
WISZNIEWSKI, Tadeusz " Tadek"
After a short illness, on January 9, 2005 in his 88th year. Papa will be sorely missed by his daughter Diana DALGETTY (Ross) and his dearly beloved grandchildren Jennie and James SHAW. Tadek will also be most fondly remembered by his nephew Tom WISZNIEWSKI (Jennifer) and step-son Jamie GLADSTONE (Janie.) In respect of Tadek's wishes, no funeral service will be held. Memorial donations may be made to the Yonge Street Mission, 270 Gerrard St. East, Toronto, Ontario M5A 2G4.

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WISZNIEWSKI o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-15 published
WISZNIEWSKI, Tadeusz " Tadek"
After a short illness, on January 9, 2005, in his 88th year. Papa will be sorely missed by his daughter Diana DALGETTY (Ross) and his dearly beloved grandchildren Jennie and James SHAW. Tadek will also be most fondly remembered by his nephew Tom WISZNIEWSKI (Jennifer) and step-son Jamie GLADSTONE (Janie.) In respect of Tadek's wishes, no funeral service will be held. Memorial donations may be made to the Yonge Street Mission, 270 Gerrard St. East, Toronto, Ontario M5A 2G4.

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WISZNIOWSKI o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-05-27 published
ANDRUCHOW, Anne " Annie"
Anne (Annie) of R.R.#7, Blenheim passed away on Thursday, May 26, 2005 at the Blenheim Community Village. Born in Toronto 92 years ago daughter of the late Nicholas ANDRUCHOW and Catherine WISZNIOWSKI. Annie taught elementary school for forty years before retiring from Queen Elizabeth II Public School in Chatham. She is survived by a brother Peter ANDRUCHOW and his wife Mary of Chatham, four nephews Jim and Janet ANDRUCHOW of London, Robert and Patricia ANDRUCHOW of Blenheim, Ronald and Alice of Sarnia, Kenneth of Kitchener, niece Jennifer GOODISON of Kitchener; great-nieces Rochelle and Darcy CHAPIN, Kristin, Rebecca, Katie and Nadia ANDRUCHOW; greatnephews Richard, Mark and Brian ANDRUCHOW. Predeceased by her brother John ANDRUCHOW. Resting at the J.L. Ford Funeral Home in Blenheim for visitation on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and where a funeral service will be held on Saturday at 11: 00 a.m. with Fr. Paul DUPLESSIE officiating. Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery. Memorials to the Blenheim Community Village Palliative Care or Charity of Choice would be appreciated.

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WISZNIOWSKI o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-15 published
Sobbing pals recall their 'rose'
Kitchen volunteer fed hungry with food from own fridge
Pattern of abuse started early in victim's life, cousin says
By Jessica LEEDER, Staff Reporter with files from Dale Anne FREED
Rose McGROARTY was known for putting the needs of others -- to eat a good meal, find shelter, have a shower -- before her own. Even among close Friends, the 46-year-old rarely talked about her aches, the causes of the bruises beneath her sweater, why she spent so much time volunteering at the Parkdale Activity-Recreation Centre, or made it her home away from home.
If only she had, mournful Friends said yesterday, her fate might have been different.
"I can't help thinking that I wish I had known what you were going through," a friend wrote to McGROARTY in a letter read at a packed memorial service at the community centre. The building houses the kitchen where McGROARTY spent six days a week the last three years volunteering and making Friends -- until she disappeared last month. Her dismembered body parts have been found throughout the city.
But a family member said it would have been out of character for the hard-luck woman to tell anyone if she was a punching bag. She learned early, the cousin said yesterday, to distract herself and not dwell on what was really going on.
"I understand that she didn't have a whole lot of money in Toronto," said Kimberly CAMPBELL, a cousin who grew up with McGROARTY in London, Ontario "The catch here is that it didn't start (in Toronto)," she told the Star in a phone interview. "But Rose Marie was the type of person, no matter what anybody did to her, she would never talk about it."
A pattern of abuse in McGROARTY's life started early, when she was about 6 or 7, CAMPBELL said. She was living in London at the time, and with her mother unable to care for her -- for reasons that are unclear -- McGROARTY moved into a boarding house run by Edith SANDERS.
In 2002, SANDERS was convicted for enslaving and torturing children, including CAMPBELL, her adopted daughter, from the 1950s to the 1980s. SANDERS' victims testified at her trial that while under her care, they were beaten with hockey sticks, tortured with a cattle prod and forced to eat animal feces. SANDERS was sentenced in January 2003 to four years in prison on four counts of assault and three counts of assault causing bodily harm. She died last year while on parole.
The conviction stemmed from allegations brought by CAMPBELL and other siblings; none of the charges that resulted in conviction related to McGROARTY.
"Rose Marie didn't have a fighting chance (in life,)" CAMPBELL said, recounting their tormented childhood. "Dysfunctional leads to dysfunctional. She didn't get the education she needed, she was abused mentally and physically, and yet she went along in life and tried to accomplish and do the best that she could.
"It sounds to me that she was doing wonderfully for what she experienced in her lifetime. She was such a forgiving person."
"This was Rose's home. This was a very important place for her," said Peggy-Gail DEHAL- RAMSON, a Parkdale community advocate.
Nearly 100 people gathered at the memorial service, one of two held for McGROARTY yesterday. Leaning on canes -- and each other and wiping wet cheeks, those whom McGROARTY treated like family lamented their great loss. At times, centre general manager Victor WILLIS had to pause to console the crowd.
"There's such a disconnect between who she was and how she died," he said. "We will not let another woman be harmed in our community."
Three women who worked alongside McGROARTY in the kitchen each day, Michelle WALDRON, Jean McGRATH and Sugar WALKER -- who had a red silk rose pinned to her top -- sobbed uncontrollably during the reading of farewell letters they wrote to their friend.
"Knowing someone like you, Rosie, you really were a 'rose,'" one letter said. "A good friend. A beautiful person. A 'rose' could not be so sweet as you!"
Greg DOWE, 25, met McGROARTY through his grandmother, Marjorie, who frequently offered up her Dunn Ave. apartment for McGROARTY when she needed a reprieve.
"This is just like killing a part of my family," DOWE said. "She's the kind of person who would give up their life in order for somebody else to live. Everything about her was to make everybody else happy."
Later in the afternoon, Father Vaughan QUINN asked 20 parishioners to remember McGROARTY and her good works at a service at the Missionaries of Charity Convent, near her apartment.
WALKER said McGROARTY had been trying to mend fences with her mother and two children, in their 20s, after years of estrangement.
After the hour-long service at the Parkdale community centre, Friends stayed to trade favourite stories about McGROARTY. She was a rare volunteer who allowed the very hungry to come back for seconds -- if the food ran out, she wasn't above running home and taking from her own fridge.
Robert WISZNIOWSKI, McGROARTY's 50-year-old common-law husband, has been charged with second-degree murder.

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