WRIGGLESWORTH o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-08-09 published
DAVIDSON, Eileen Mary " Betty"
Retired Revenue Canada employee. Peacefully at the Toronto East General Hospital on Sunday August 7th 2005 at the age of 82. Loving wife of the late James DAVIDSON. Devoted mother of Shirley and husband Tom, James and wife Sheila and John and wife Stephanie. Loving grandmother of Tracey, Jimmy, Neil, Geoff and Heather. Caring great grandmother of Cheyenne, Tianah and Kim. Sister of Jack and Babs BANFIELD, Adelaide MILLS, Bobbie and Paul MARTIN and the late Maureen WRIGGLESWORTH. Friends may call at the Giffen-Mack "Danforth" Funeral Home and Cremation Centre 2570 Danforth Ave. (at Main St. subway) on Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. A private family service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers memorial donations to the Leukemia Research Fund of Canada would be appreciated. The family wishes to extend a special thank you to Dr. Jacinta MEHARCHAND and staff of the Toronto East General Hospital Oncology Department.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.grey_county.artemesia.flesherton.the_flesherton_advance 2005-02-23 published
WRIGHT, Henrietta
At Grey Gables Nursing Home, Markdale on Tuesday, February 22, 2005 in her 100th year. Loving sister of the late David "Ted" WRIGHT. Dear aunt of Robert WRIGHT of Durham, and Heather (Jerry) SKILTON of Proton Station, great aunt of Melodie (Tim) ALDERSON of Flesherton, and great great aunt of T.J. and Mike. A private graveside service will be held at Resthaven Memorial Gardens, Scarborough on Thursday, February 24 at 3 p.m. Memorial contributions to the Grey Gables nursing home, or the charity of your choice would be gratefully appreciated. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Fawcett Funeral Home, Flesherton. 1-888-924-2810.
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WRIGHT o@ca.on.grey_county.artemesia.flesherton.the_flesherton_advance 2005-04-06 published
GILLIES, William Milton
William (Bill) Milton GILLIES of Dundalk passed away in the Shelburne Residence on March 12, 2005 in his 85th year. He leaves to mourn his passing, his wife of 53 years, Muriel (TAILOR/TAYLOR) GILLIES and five children - Bob (Ann) GILLIES, Dundalk; Shirley (Jim) PHILLIPS, Columbus, Ohio; Judy, Etobicoke; Tom (Liane) GILLIES, Dundalk and Helen (Dean) PATE, Mansfield; and twelve grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Bill was the third child of the late Mary (WRIGHT) and Milton GILLIES, and attended S.S.#10 Proton, and is survived by a brother, Jim (Mae) GILLIES, Newmarket, and three sisters -Dorothy (Jim) SCOTT, Minesing; Islay BESLEY, Shelburne and Barbara (Arvo) KAASALAINEN, Minden; and a sister-in-law Gladys (GILLIES) TOMPKINS, Calgary. He was predeceased by a sister Rillie and her husband, Nelson RATHBUN, a brother, Don, Calgary, and a brother-in-law, Rev. Bruce BESLEY, Shelburne. Several nieces and nephews will also mourn his passing.
Bill and Muriel were married on November 3, 1951 in New Toronto and they farmed on the family farm on Concession 12, Proton Township in the home Bill built in 1951. They attended Bethel United Church until it closed and then attended Dundalk United Church. Bill was active in community events and was Past President of the Dundalk District Agricultural Society where he had been awarded a Service Diploma. He enjoyed playing cards, modern square dancing, travelling, etc. In 1985 they retired to their new home he built in Dundalk, and their home was open to many family gatherings. Bill enjoyed tinkering and got great satisfaction from making his float "The Old Farmer and Priscilla, Jed and Jake" for many parades.
The funeral was held in the Dundalk United Church on March 14 with Reverend Janet ERIKSEN officiating, assisted by Pastor Ann GILLIES. Mallory GILLIES (granddaughter) sang "Amazing Grace" and words of Remembrances were given by niece, Islay SCOTT, and sister Islay BESLEY. Jim PHILLIPS read "Tributes to My Dad" contributed by each of Bill's children. The Compact Disk of Trevor Baker "When God was Making Daddies" was played.
The pallbearers were grand_sons, Steven GILLIES and David KENNAWAY, and nephews, Jim and Harry SCOTT, Don GILLIES, and Barry RATHBUN. Flower-bearers were granddaughters, Mallory, Mandi and Sierra GILLIES and Melissa MOORE.
Interment was in Maple Grove Cemetery, Dundalk. Many donations were received for Dundalk United Church, Markdale Hospital Building Fund and other charities.
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WRIGHT o@ca.on.grey_county.artemesia.flesherton.the_flesherton_advance 2005-05-18 published
FRANKS, Gladys Evelyn (née BATCHELOR)
Gladys Evelyn FRANKS was born in Proton Township, May 19, 1914 and entered eternal rest April 14, 2005 at Dufferin Oaks. She was the fifth child of Samuel and Edith (CAMPBELL) BATCHELOR. Gladys is survived by one sister, Elva DUNN, Toronto, and two brothers Ernie (Eunice), Collingwood and Fred (Melrose) of Orangeville.
Gladys was predeceased by her husband Osborne who was killed in a construction accident, December, 1946, one sister Ila FARR and four brothers - John, Edward, Wilfred and Robert, an infant son and a grand_son Tim FRANKS. Gladys' children are Russell (Arlene) of Orangeville, Marie HODGKINSON, Toronto, Leslie (Isabell) of Dundalk, Delbert (Diane) of Orangeville, and Keith (Pat) of Dundalk. Gladys' grandchildren are: Wilda (Bob) HARDING, Jeff (Diane) FRANKS, Mark (Sonya) FRANKS, Dawn (Scott) HIGGINSON, Tammy (Paul) NIXON, Jeremy FRANKS, Rob (Jenn) FRANKS, Gaye FRANKS, Scott (Kristin) FRANKS. Great-grandchildren are: Jennifer (Rick) JOHNSTON, Chris HARDING, Carter, Jordan, Tanner, Natalie, Ryan, Tyler FRANKS and Courtney, Kristen, Ashley NIXON.
Gladys was raised at Saugeen Junction, north of Proton Station. Her parents were farmers, and then bought the brick yard at Proton Station, then returned later to farming. Their children all knew what hard work was. Gladys and her siblings attended public school at Proton Station and as a young girl worked at home and did housekeeping for neighbours.
Gladys and Osborne were married in 1935, farming in the south of Proton, then to Artemesia Township and settling on the 3rd Line of Osprey, near Hatherton. With a family of five children, times being hard in the forties, Osborne worked with Greenwood Construction as well as farming. It was while Osborne was away at work that the tragic news was received of Osborne's sudden death, December 2, 1946 in a construction accident. Gladys was left a widow and five children to raise. Being the strong and courageous person she was, she struggled on and with the help of family, community and Friends, Gladys kept farming and raising her children and teaching them skills of life. She was always so appreciative of the help she received in those difficult years. Gladys farmed until 1970, when she sold the farm and moved to her newly built home in Dundalk.
In Dundalk, Gladys enjoyed her home, family gatherings, gardening, community events, hockey and baseball, senior tours, bingo and her growing family of grandchildren. Gladys lived in her home in Dundalk until March 2004. With failing health she sold her home and in June moved to Dufferin Oaks. She enjoyed her new experience of living at Dufferin Oaks; adjusting well and going to events as her health allowed. She enjoyed the staff there, loved the visits of everyone who came by. As her health failed she was given special attention by Dufferin Oaks and Palliative care. Gladys passed away on April 14, almost reaching the grand age of 91.
Her funeral was held April 18 at the McMillan and Jack Funeral Home, Dundalk with burial following at Community of Christ Cemetery. The service was officiated by Elder John RICHARDSON and Evangelist Rod McLEAN, a family friend. Eulogies were delivered by Wilda HARDING, Tammy NIXON, Delbert FRANKS and Ken WEATHERALL (Osprey neighbour.) Honourary pallbearers were Orval BRODERICK, Ken WEATHERALL, Bob HARDING, Grant FRASER and Dennis MILLS. Grandsons served as pallbearers, namely: Jeff, Mark, Jeremy, Rob and Scott FRANKS, Paul NIXON, Chris HARDING and Scott HIGGINSON. Granddaughters served as flowerbearers - Wilda HARDING, Tammy NIXON, Gaye FRANKS, Dawn HIGGINSON, Jennifer JOHNSTON, Kristin FRANKS and Jennifer MOODY.
Glen WRIGHT, a family friend, sang "Precious Memories" during the service and "Amazing Grace" at the grave site. Elder Fred BATCHELOR, Gladys' brother, offered the benedictory prayer at the service.
Following the committal service, refreshments were served at the Community of Christ.
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WRIGHT o@ca.on.grey_county.artemesia.flesherton.the_flesherton_advance 2005-06-01 published
VOETS- KEATING, Katherine
With her husband and children at her side and surrounded by the love of her family, Katherine passed away at her home on Friday, May 20, 2005 at the age of 36. Katherine leaves behind her loving and faithful husband Marco VOETS and their three little ones, Cassandra, Mikayla and Joey. Katherine is survived by her mother Marlene JOHNSON and her husband Fred of Windsor and by her father Cecil KEATING and his wife Lovette of Dresden. Also surviving is her grandmother Sylvia WRIGHT of Blenheim. Also surviving is a sister Sherry HARDACRE and her husband John of Redford, Michigan as well as brothers Mark KEATING of Windsor and Michael KEATING and his wife Bonnie of Winnipeg. Katherine's extended family includes her mother-in-law and father-in-law, Nellie and Harry VOETS of Blenheim, as well as sisters-in-law, Jo-Ann and Rick WIGHTMAN of Blenheim, Marion SMITH and Steve CUTLER of Blenheim, Ellie VOETS- STERLING and Steve of Blenheim and Angeline, Troy Humber of Belle River as well as several nieces and nephews. Katherine and Marco would also like to offer special thanks to close Friends Linda MURRAY, Tina ZIMMER, Michael STONE, and Tammy SAVAGE.
Katherine's family received Friends at the Blenheim Community Funeral Home for visitation on Sunday and Monday, May 22 and 23. Katherine's funeral service was conducted from Glad Tidings Community Church, Blenheim on Tuesday, May 24 at 11 a.m. with the Reverend Bruce COOK of the Blenheim United Church officiating. During the Funeral Service Kelly BUCHANANA offered special words of remembrance. Douglas JOHN played and sang, "The Dance," written by Garth Brooks. Acting as pallbearers were Rick WIGHTMAN, Steve CUTLER, Chris VANDEWIELE, Steve STERLING, Troy HUMBER and Marnie BUCHANANA. Friends wishing to make a donation in memory of Katherine are asked to consider either the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation or the "Dreams to Memories" Foundation. Donations can be arranged by calling the Blenheim Community Funeral Home, (519) 676-9200.
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WRIGHT o@ca.on.grey_county.artemesia.markdale.the_markdale_standard 2005-04-20 published
WRIGHT, Henrietta - Estate of
Notice To Creditors And Others
All claims against the estate of Henrietta WRIGHT, late of 206 Toronto Street South, Markdale, Ontario N0C 1H0, in the the Township of Cavan, in the County of Grey, who died on or about the 22nd day of February, 2005, must be filed with the undersigned personal representative on or before the 25th day of May, 2005, after which date the estate will be distributed having regard only to the claims of which the Estate Trustee then shall have notice.
Dated at Mississauga, this 13th day of April, 2005.
Heather WRIGHT, Estate Trustee with a Will
Niebler Law Offices
Barristers and Solicitors
1469 Indian Grove
Mississauga, Ontario
L5H 255
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WRIGHT o@ca.on.grey_county.artemesia.markdale.the_markdale_standard 2005-04-27 published
WRIGHT, Henrietta - Estate of
Notice To Creditors And Others
All claims against the estate of Henrietta WRIGHT, late of 206 Toronto Street South, Markdale, Ontario N0C 1H0, in the the Township of Cavan, in the County of Grey, who died on or about the 22nd day of February, 2005, must be filed with the undersigned personal representative on or before the 25th day of May, 2005, after which date the estate will be distributed having regard only to the claims of which the Estate Trustee then shall have notice.
Dated at Mississauga, this 13th day of April, 2005.
Heather WRIGHT, Estate Trustee with a Will
Niebler Law Offices
Barristers and Solicitors
1469 Indian Grove
Mississauga, Ontario
L5H 2S5
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WRIGHT o@ca.on.grey_county.artemesia.markdale.the_markdale_standard 2005-05-04 published
WRIGHT, Rennetta - Estate of
Notice To Creditors And Others
All claims against the estate of Rennetta WRIGHT late of 206 Toronto Street South, Markdale, Ontario N0C 1H0, in the the Township of Cavan, in the County of Grey, who died on or about the 22nd day of February, 2005, must he filed with the undersigned personal representative on or before the 25th day of May, 2005, after which date the estate will be distributed having regard only to the claims of which the Estate Trustee then shall have notice.
Dated at Mississauga, this 13th day of April, 2005.
Heather WRIGHT, Estate Trustee with a Will
Niebler Law Offices
Barristers and Solicitors
1469 Indian Grove
Mississauga, Ontario
L5H 255
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WRIGHT o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-02-02 published
WRIGHT, Opal Robena (née BAILEY)
At Lee Manor Nursing Home, in Owen Sound, on Sunday, January 30th, 2005. Opal Robena WRIGHT (née BAILEY,) beloved wife of the late Wilbert J. WRIGHT. Mother-in-law of Sammy (Mrs. Jack WRIGHT.) Loving grandmother of Bernice and her husband, David WRIGLEY, Kelly WRIGHT and his wife, Susan and Sherry and her husband, John BRADSHAW. Loved great-grandmother of five and great-great-grandmother of two. Dear sister of Dorothy and Phyllis. Opal will be fondly remembered by her nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents, Albert and Emma BAILEY and by her son, Jack WRIGHT. Many thanks to the wonderful caregivers at Lee Manor for making mom's last year memorable. A Private graveside service was held at Greenwood Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to Lee Manor would be appreciated by the family.
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WRIGHT o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-02-15 published
McCLELLAND, James Cameron
At Pinecrest Nursing Home on Saturday, February 12, 2005, James Cameron McCLELLAND of Bobcaygeon, formerly of Whitby, in his 93rd year. Husband of Virginia and the late Nan. Father of James (Elaine) of Rochester Hills, Michigan and Robert (Marilyn) of Newmarket. Grandfather of James (Amy) of Ypsilanti, Michigan Alana of Perrysburg, Ohio; and Jeffrey of Newmarket. Great-grandfather of Elizabeth and James. Brother of Tom McCLELLAND, Kay WRIGHT and Grace HODGINS, all of Owen Sound and the late Lorne, Isabel, Ken, Rose and Margaret. Family and Friends will be received at the Monk Funeral Home, 6 Helen Street, Bobcaygeon (1-866-393-0063) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m Tuesday. Funeral service in the Monk Chapel on Wednesday, February 16, 2005 at 1 p.m. Interment at a later date in Tara Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Diabetes Association would be appreciated. We are pleased to accept messages of condolence at www.monkfuneralhome.com
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WRIGHT o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-02-17 published
WRIGHT, Lourdes Marie " Lou" (née LAKE)
(former employee of Andy Schenk's Meats, Stedman's and L and M, Durham) In Durham Hospital on Wednesday, February 16th, 2005. Lou (née LAKE,) of Durham, in her 77th year. Beloved partner and best friend of Lyle BELL. Loving mother of Steve and his wife, Heather and Don and his wife, Cathy, all of Durham. Loved and sadly missed by grandchildren, Diane WRIGHT, Dale WRIGHT (Kim,) Sarah KOPP (Jason,) Amanda WRIGHT (Jason,) and great-grandchildren, Nicole, Lukas and Austin WRIGHT and Preston and Tanner KOPP. Predeceased by brothers, Wilf and Eugene (Red) LAKE and parents, Wilfrid and Leona LAKE. The family will receive Friends at the Fawcett-McEachern Funeral Home, Durham, on Thursday from 2: 00 to 4: 00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m Funeral Service will be held in the Funeral Home Chapel at 11: 00 a.m. on Friday, February 18th, 2005. Cremation followed by interment in Durham Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Diabetic Association would be appreciated.
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WRIGHT o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-03-05 published
Former Owen Sound mayor dies
Bob RUTHERFORD served the city for nearly 30 years
By Jonathon JACKSON, Saturday, March 05, 2005
Bob RUTHERFORD, whose career in municipal politics spanned nearly 30 years and included 16 years as Owen Sound's mayor, has died. He was 76.
Mayor Ruth LOVELL announced his death Friday during council's budget deliberations.
Mr. RUTHERFORD had been in Owen Sound hospital for a few weeks before he died there. The nature of his illness was not announced.
“I will certainly remember him as a very effective and personable mayor,” LOVELL said Friday. “He will be a person who is very missed.&rdquo
“He just loved this community,” said Coun. Arlene WRIGHT, who worked with Mr. RUTHERFORD at Rutherford Signs for 20 years.
“A true politician, dedicated,” summed up Gail NORRIS, who has worked for six Owen Sound mayors. “When he talked, people listened to him.&rdquo
Mr. RUTHERFORD was first elected to city council in 1962 and became mayor in 1965. He served in that position until being defeated in 1974 by Warren LOUGHEED. Mr. RUTHERFORD returned to office in 1976, ousting LOUGHEED in the next election.
He was mayor until 1982, when he was defeated largely due to his support for what was then a controversial plan to replace the city's downtown arena with what is now called the Harry Lumley Bayshore Community Centre.
After the arena was condemned due to a structural problem, Mr. RUTHERFORD engineered a deal with A and P to build a new grocery store on the site of the old arena. He then helped push through an application which helped the new community centre qualify for an expiring grant program with only one day to spare.
But in a time of soaring interest rates and a poor economy, fears of higher taxes because of the Bayshore's cost resulted in Mr. RUTHERFORD's defeat and the election of Ovid JACKSON as mayor.
“The most wonderful thing that I ever got for the city... was the thing that killed me,” Mr. RUTHERFORD said on election night in 1982.
“I have no regrets. I would not have changed anything along the way.&rdquo
NORRIS, who still works in the mayor's office, recalls clearly a conversation she and Mr. RUTHERFORD had which she thinks says a lot about him.
“ ‘Gail, I'm going to vote that we build the Bayshore because the grants are available now and we need a new arena.' But he said, ‘I can tell you, I'll probably lose the election, ' ” she said. “What always amazed me was the day they opened the building and Bob was a guest, they gave him a standing ovation. You know, he had the vision.&rdquo
In 1985, as he had done in 1976, he challenged the man who had defeated him. JACKSON won re-election and Mr. RUTHERFORD vowed he was done with politics.
“I'm finished,” he said at the time. “I'll never run as a candidate again.&rdquo
It was a promise he didn't keep. He ran for a spot on city council in 1988, finished fifth in a field of 11 and served Owen Sound for three more years.
WRIGHT, who at one time was also Mr. RUTHERFORD's neighbour, said she always appreciated how he was a blue-collar worker who slipped comfortably into the mayor's chair.
“He was just an all-round guy and very well liked.&rdquo
He was president of the Association of Municipalities of Ontario in his final term on council, she noted, and he always kept abreast of goings-on at city hall. In fact, he dropped into city hall a year ago during budget deliberations.
NORRIS visited Mr. RUTHERFORD last Sunday, shortly after she'd heard he was in the hospital.
“We had a nice visit but I knew that he was extremely ill... But he still had the twinkle in his eye and the smiles.&rdquo
The arrival of some of Owen Sound's industrial plants also coincided with Mr. RUTHERFORD's terms of office, NORRIS added.
The family released a list of 18 clubs and boards to which Mr. RUTHERFORD belonged, ranging from the board of governors at Georgian College to the North Star Masonic Lodge to the Owen Sound Jaycees. His family declined to comment on Mr. RUTHERFORD's passing in a note sent from Breckenridge-Ashcroft Funeral Home.
In an interview on the eve of the 2000 municipal election, Mr. RUTHERFORD reflected on his political life.
“I had love for the city and I wanted to get involved,” said Mr. RUTHERFORD, who owned a downtown sign business for many years. “I was fortunate enough to be able to have the time, as my father and my stepbrother both said they'd run the shop while I worked at running the city.
“It's something you really have to love and enjoy, because you do take a lot of criticism. You're close to the people. They can pick up the phone and phone you and tell you what they think.&rdquo
He tried unsuccessfully to unseat both Progressive Conservative member of Parliament Gus MITGES and Liberal member of provincial parliament Eddie SARGENT. SARGENT had preceded him as mayor.
“I ran against Eddie a couple of times, but that's what you call ass-burning learning,” he said with a laugh.
Robert Edward RUTHERFORD is survived by his wife, Shirley J. RUTHERFORD (née EBY,) was father of Ross WARD and his wife Penny, Brent RUTHERFORD, Catherine and her husband Bob WEBBER and Rahnda YULE. He leaves eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren, his brother Tim RUTHERFORD and his wife Violet. Predeceased by his brothers Paul, Jerry and Peter.
A private family service has been held. Friends are invited to a come-and-go reception in the Bay Room of the Harry Lumley Bayshore Community Centre from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 13. Donations to the Grey Bruce Regional Health Centre Foundation M.R.I. fund or to the Shriner's Hospital were what Mr. RUTHERFORD wished.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-03-08 published
RITCHIE, Elizabeth Jean (née RITCHIE)
Passed away Sunday, March 6th, 2005 at Grey Bruce Health Services, Owen Sound, age 64. Elizabeth Jean RITCHIE, of Owen Sound, dear sister of Marjorie GUNN, of Nepean and Chris GRIFFIN (Jim,) of Markdale. Loving aunt of Michael GRIFFIN (Jennifer GOMMERMAN), Cathy GRIFFIN (Diccon GARRETT), Becky GUNN (Dean WRIGHT) and Ritchie GUNN (Carmen CACIC;) great-aunt to Charlie GRIFFIN. Predeceased by parents, Douglas and Jean RITCHIE. A memorial service will be held at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Owen Sound, at a date to be announced. Interment, Kincardine Cemetery. If desired, donations to St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund., Owen Sound or Christ Church Anglican Memorial Fund, Markdale, would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to May Funeral Home, Markdale.
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WRIGHT o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-03-11 published
DRENNAN, Marlene (McCOMB)
Suddenly at her residence, Wednesday morning, March 9th, 2005. The former Marlene McCOMB, of Hepworth, in her 67th year. Beloved wife of Don DRENNAN. Loving mother of Brian, of Kitchener, Kim and her husband, Terry WRIGHT, of Hepworth, Donna and her husband, Scott SULLIVAN, of Kitchener, Don, of Hepworth and Joe, of Kitchener. Lovingly remembered by her six grandchildren, Terry, Cori, Khatlin, Natalie, Krystyna and Jordan. Dear sister of Bruce McCOMB, of Shallow Lake, Lyla and her husband, Cliff CHARLTON, of Clavering, Ruth CAUDLE and her partner, David LEGATE, of Shallow Lake and Betty SHARON, of Chatham. Dear sister-in-law of Darlene and her husband, Jim WILKINSON, of Owen Sound, Betty and her husband, Doug CLIFFORD, of Waterloo, Gary LEGATE and his wife, Marg, of Kitchener, Bonnie JONES, of Sauble Beach, Bill LEGATE, of Kitchener, Dave LEGATE and his partner, Ruth CAUDLE, Randy LEGATE and his wife, Chris, all of Shallow Lake and Chuck DRENNAN, of Woodstock. Also survived by several nephews and nieces. Friends may call at the Downs and son Funeral Home, Hepworth, Saturday evening from 7: 00 to 9:00 p.m. A private family service will be held at a later date. Interment, Zion Cemetery, following cremation. Memorial contributions to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation, the Diabetes Association or the Lung Association would be appreciated as your expression of sympathy. Messages of condolence for the family are welcome at www.downsandsonfuneralhome.com.
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WRIGHT o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-04-15 published
CAREY, Karen Louise Ruth
Karen CAREY of Meaford, born in Collingwood, a daughter of the late Ruth CAREY and loved step-daughter of the late Gladys LIVINGSTONE, passed away at Grey Bruce Health Services in Owen Sound on Wednesday April 13, 2005 in her 56th year. Loving mother of Kimberley and her husband Randy BREADNER and Angela LLOYD, all of Meaford. Sadly missed 'Gramma' and 'Grams' of Dayton, Zachary, Mackenzie and Brenda-Lee and great-grandmother of Kira. Predeceased by husbands David LLOYD and Jack GOODWIN and remembered by their families. Dear sister of Dorothy (Marshall) BAKER of Stayner, Kay (Walter) WADDELL, Lillian (Dan) WRIGHT, Bob (Jean) LIVINGSTONE, and Marion LIVINGSTONE all of Collingwood and Isabelle (Cliff) ASHFIELD of Whitewood, Saskatchewan. Predeceased by a sister Norma GILCHRIST and brother Don LIVINGSTONE. Fondly remembered also by her 'extended family' in the Bahamas and United States and by her many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins and their families. Family will receive Friends at the Ferguson Funeral Home in Meaford on Sunday from 2: 00 until 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 until 9: 00 p.m.. Funeral and committal services, officiated by Pastor Randy MORRITT, will be conducted at the Church of Christ in Meaford on Monday April 18 at 11: 00 a.m.. Interment of Karen's cremated remains will take place at a later date at Lakeview Cemetery in Meaford. As your expression of sympathy, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or a charity of choice would be appreciated.
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WRIGHT o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-04-20 published
OSBORNE, Ross George " Chubb"
At Hannah Walker Place in Owen Sound on Friday, April 15, 2005. Ross OSBORNE of Owen Sound in his 88th year. son of the late Lexina and Albert OSBORNE. Brother of Pearl BROWN of Owen Sound. Predeceased by his brother Elmer and his sisters Muriel, Margaret, Jean and Eileen. Sadly missed by his friend Eva LEFLAR of Owen Sound and his many nieces and nephews, especially his niece, Evelyn WRIGHT of London, Ontario. Ross served in the Canadian Army Infantry during World War 2. Chubb worked for many years as the Grey County representative for the Toronto Star and was an avid fisherman. The funeral service will be held in the chapel of Tannahill Funeral Home, 376-3710 on Monday, April 18th at 2: 00 p.m. with Doctor Brad CLARK officiating. Visiting one hour prior to service time. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery, Owen Sound. As expressions of sympathy, the family would appreciate memorial donations to the Parkinson's Foundation. Messages of condolence for the family are welcome at www.tannahill.com.
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WRIGHT o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-04-25 published
WRIGHT, John Edgar
At Lee Manor Nursing Home, on Sunday, April 24th, 2005 in his 85th year. John Edgar WRIGHT, beloved husband of the late Helen Jean (née SEWELL.) Devoted father of Elaine and her husband, David SEELER, of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island and Elizabeth and her husband, David ELLIS, of Guelph. Proud grandfather of Jennifer SEELER and Andrew and William ELLIS. Loving brother-in-law of Doris (Mrs. Ivan WRIGHT.) Dearest friend of Marion GILL. He will be fondly remembered by his nieces and nephews. John will be greatly remembered by the Sewell family. Predeceased by his parents, John Leslie WRIGHT and his late wife, Cora Fernetta (née DRESSER) and by his brothers, Leslie and his late wife, Helen; George and his late wife, Mary; Ivan and by his sister, Anne (Mrs. Robert DUNCAN). John served in the Royal Canadian Air Force during World War 2 from 1940-45. He was also a dedicated member of both the Royal Canadian Legion and Central Westside United Church. Friends may call at the Breckenridge-Ashcroft Funeral Home, on Tuesday from 2: 00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held at Central Westside United Church, on Wednesday afternoon at 1: 00 p.m. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to either Central Westside United Church Organ Fund or to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.
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WRIGHT o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-05-02 published
BENDER, Esther May (formerly GALBRAITH, née ELLIOT/ELLIOTT)
At Grey Bruce Health Services in Owen Sound on Friday, April 29th, 2005. Esther BENDER (née ELLIOT/ELLIOTT) of Owen Sound in her 90th year. Wife of the late William F. GALBRAITH and the late Carl BENDER. Dear mother of Gerald GALBRAITH and his wife Laura, Marilyn and her husband Bill WESTLAKE all of Owen Sound, Wayne GALBRAITH and his wife Mary Lou of Meaford, Lloyd GALBRAITH of Kitchener, Karen and her husband Murray ORMSBY of Meaford, Ken GALBRAITH and his wife Jan of Bobcaygeon, Butch GALBRAITH and his wife Brenda of Owen Sound, Betty and her husband John TIPPIN of Meaford and Doris and her husband Dave CUTTING of Shallow Lake. Lovingly remembered by twenty-four grandchildren and thirty-six great-grandchildren and several step grandchildren and step great-grandchildren. Sister of Ila and her husband Bill GRADY, Ruby LITSTER, Dorothy and her husband Wally MURRAY, Gladys and her husband Ted HARWOOD all of Owen Sound and Roberta ROBERTS of Barrie. Predeceased by three step-children Mildred TAILOR/TAYLOR, Muriel WRIGHT, Verna BARFOOT, a daughter-in-law Catherine GALBRAITH, two grand_sons Mervin ORMSBY and Joey GALBRAITH, one granddaughter Julie GALBRAITH one brother Howard ELLIOT/ELLIOTT and three sisters Laurene FOSSOLD, Marjorie CAUDLE and Florence DEALY. Friends are invited to the Tannahill Funeral Home, 376-3710 for visiting on Monday from 2: 00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7: 00 to 9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be conducted at Rockcliffe Gospel Temple, 10 - 4th Avenue, West, Owen Sound on Tuesday, May 3rd at 1: 30 p.m. Interment in Hillcrest Cemetery, Tara. As expressions of sympathy, the family would appreciate memorial donations to Grey Bruce Regional Health Centre Foundation M.R.I. Fund or the charity of your choice. Messages of condolence for the family are welcome at www.tannahill.com
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WRIGHT o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-06-01 published
LOW/LOWE/LOUGH, Ruth Kathleen (née CRAIG)
(Member of Capt. William F. Owen Chapter, Imperial Order of the Daughters of the Empire and Unit One, United Church Women of Division Street United Church). Peacefully at Grey Bruce Health Services, Owen Sound on Monday May 30th, 2005. Ruth LOW/LOWE/LOUGH (nee CRAIG) of Owen Sound in her 84th year. Beloved wife for over 60 years of David Parkinson LOW/LOWE/LOUGH. Dear mother of Dennis and his wife Joyce of Rothesay, New Brunswick, Brian of Toronto and Robert and his wife Karen of Hamilton. Sadly missed by nine grandchildren Adrienne, Kristen, Craig, Chris, Katie, Andy, Michael, Jeffrey and Graham. Also survived by two sisters Ethel WRIGHT of Brighton and Colleen and her husband Charles ROSS of Cobourg. Predeceased by a sister Margaret DUNDAS. Friends are invited to the Tannahill Funeral Home (376-3710) for visiting on Thursday from 2: 00 to 4: 00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. A Celebration of Ruth's life will be held at the Division Street United Church Auditorium on Friday, June 3rd, 2005 from 1: 00 to 3:00 p.m. with a remembrance at 1: 30 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. Inurnment, Greenwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Division Street United Church or the Canadian National Institute for the Blind would be appreciated.
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WRIGHT o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-08-13 published
SHOULDICE, William James " Bill"
Suddenly at St. Joseph's Health Centre in Toronto, Thursday morning, August 11, 2005. Bill SHOULDICE of Christie Beach, Meaford at the age of 62. Loved husband of Diane TIMPERLEY. Loving father of Melissa, Jonathon and Darren. Loving eldest son of W.B. (Bev) and Dorothy SHOULDICE of Shallow Lake. Dear brother of Rob and his wife, June, of Shallow Lake, Beth and her husband, Paul FARROLL, of Orangeville, Doug and his wife, Kathy, of Owen Sound, Joan and her husband, John LEVER, of Shelburne and Dale and her husband, Eric ROBINSON, of Wiarton. Lovingly remembered by his eighteen nephews and nieces and his mother-in-law Christel WRIGHT of Toronto. Friends may call at the Downs and son Funeral Home Hepworth Sunday from 2: 00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Funeral service will be conducted from the Shallow Lake United Church Monday morning at 11: 00 a.m. with Reverend Jack FEARNALL officiating. Interment Boyd Cemetery, Shallow Lake. Memorial contributions to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Shallow Lake United Church would be appreciated as your expression of sympathy. Messages of condolence for the family are welcome at www.downsandsonfuneralhome.com A tree will be planted in the Memorial Forest of the Grey Sauble Conservation Foundation in memory of Bill by the Downs and son Funeral Home.
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WRIGHT o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-09-09 published
VOKES, Christine Lyne (née WRIGHT)
(Chris of Ralph's Hi-way Shopette)
In London on Wednesday, September 7th, 2005 at the age of 55 years, the former Christine WRIGHT, of Port Elgin and formerly of Petrolia. Wife of Tom VOKES, mother of Kevin and his wife Teresa, and Brad and his wife Carrie, all of Port Elgin. Grandma to Anslea, Justin and Brandon VOKES. Daughter of Hazel WRIGHT, of Wyoming and the late Alfred WRIGHT. Sister of Debbie SCHAEFER, of Wyoming, and Kathy and her husband Larry THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON, of Sarnia. She will be missed by her nieces and nephews, and by the entire VOKES family. Friends may call at the W. Kent Milroy Port Elgin Chapel, 510 Mill Street, Port Elgin (Town of Saugeen Shores) from 2: 00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. on Friday, Soptember 9th. Funeral service will be conducted in Port Elgin United Church, 840 Bruce Street, Port Elgin, on Saturday at 11: 00 a.m. with the Rev. Gordon WILLIAMS officiating. Memorial contributions to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Portrait and memorial online at www.milroyfuneralhomes.com
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WRIGHT o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-11-08 published
WRIGHT, Ainsley Janet Catherine
Tragically in Owen Sound on Saturday, November 5th, 2005. Precious angel daughter of Alicia WRIGHT of Owen Sound. Ainsley will be remembered by her father Robert PROWSE. Special niece of Ashley WRIGHT of Sarnia, loved sister of Prescilla and Chantell PROWSE of Hepworth. Adorable granddaughter of Theresa (Trish) REDMOND and her loving fiancee Gord QUAN, Tom WRIGHT and his friend Lynn CASSETTA of Sarnia, and Bob and Marta PROWSE of Owen Sound. Cherished great-granddaughter of Wilfred and Mae FRENCH of Owen Sound, and Fred and Gladys WRIGHT of Allenford. Our special angel will be remembered by her uncles and aunts and many great-uncles and aunts and extended family. Ainsley was a special gift from God for the short time she was with us and will never be forgotten. A private service will be held at the Breckenridge-Ashcroft Funeral Home. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery.
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WRIGHT o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-11-24 published
SPENCE, Lloyd M.
Peacefully at the Grey Bruce Health Services in Owen Sound on Wednesday afternoon, November 23rd, 2005. In his 86th year, Lloyd M. SPENCE the loving husband of Eleanor B. SPENCE (née BENEDICT.) Loving father of Laurie and her husband Robert WRIGHT, Sheilla and her husband Keith MIDDLETON , Patricia and her husband Tom WALLER, and Janice and her husband Allan WILCOX. The loved grandfather of ten grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Kenneth SPENCE. Fondly remembered by his nieces and nephews. Predeceased by sister Helen. (Mrs. Tom MORRIS,) and by three brothers Alex, Gordon and Earl. Lloyd and Eleanor farmed in Syndenham for over forty-three years. Lloyd served as the Sydenham Treasurer for twenty-three years before retiring. Friends may call at the Breckenridge-Ashcroft Funeral Home on Saturday from 7: 00 to 9:00 and Sunday from 2: 00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Monday morning at 11: 00 a.m. Reverend David STEAD officiating. Interment in Annan Cemetery, Annan. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-11-25 published
SPENCE, Lloyd M.
Peacefully at the Grey Bruce Health Services in Owen Sound on Wednesday afternoon, November 23rd, 2005. In his 86th year, Lloyd M. SPENCE the loving husband of Eleanor B. SPENCE (née BENEDICT.) Loving father of Laurie and her husband Robert WRIGHT, Sheilla and her husband Keith MIDDLETON , Patricia and her husband Tom WALLER, and Janice and her husband Allan WILCOX. The loved grandfather of ten grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Kenneth SPENCE. Fondly remembered by his nieces and nephews. Predeceased by sister Helen. (Mrs. Tom MORRIS,) and by three brothers Alex, Gordon and Earl. Lloyd and Eleanor farmed in Syndenham for over forty-three years. Lloyd served as the Sydenham Treasurer for twenty-three years before retiring. Friends may call at the Breckenridge-Ashcroft Funeral Home on Saturday from 7: 00 to 9:00 and Sunday from 2: 00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Monday morning at 11: 00 a.m. Reverend David STEAD officiating. Interment in Annan Cemetery, Annan. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.
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WRIGHT o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-11-28 published
SPENCE, Lloyd
Peacefully at the Grey Bruce Health Services in Owen Sound on Wednesday afternoon, November 23rd, 2005. In his 86th year, Lloyd M. SPENCE the loving husband of Eleanor B. SPENCE (née BENEDICT.) Loving father of Laurie and her husband Robert WRIGHT, Sheilla and her husband Keith MIDDLETON , Patricia and her husband Tom WALLER, and Janice and her husband Allan WILCOX. The loved grandfather of ten grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Kenneth SPENCE. Fondly remembered by his nieces and nephews. Predeceased by sister Helen. (Mrs. John MORRIS,) and by three brothers Alex, Gordon and Earl. Lloyd and Eleanor farmed in Syndenham for over forty-three years. Lloyd served as the Sydenham Treasurer for twenty-three years before retiring. Friends may call at the Breckenridge-Ashcroft Funeral Home on Saturday from 7: 00 to 9:00 and Sunday from 2: 00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Monday morning at 11: 00 a.m. Reverend David STEAD officiating. Interment in Annan Cemetery, Annan. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.kent_county.wallaceburg.wallaceburg_courier_press 2005-05-18 published
WRIGHT, Barbara Alma (née ROGERS)
Barbara Alma WRIGHT a resident of Walpole Island passed away on Thursday, May 5, 2005 at the age of 72. Barb was the daughter of Stafford and Edna (RODD) ROGERS. Beloved wife of the late Freeman WRIGHT (1991.) Loving mother of Calvert and Linda, E. Conroy, Charles & Yvonne, Debbie and Carter Jewell Sr., Michael, Christopher, Gabriel & Eunice, Judith and the late Walter. Grandmother of 31 and great grandmother of 34. Sister of Sylvia "Jackie" COLAGUORI, Ray ROGERS and the late Hilda, Genevieve, Rita, Roy, Judy, Buddy and Maynard. Friends called at the Haycock-Cavanagh Funeral Home, 409 Nelson Street in Wallaceburg from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Sunday. A wake service was held at 8 p.m. on Sunday. The funeral service was held on Monday, May 9, 2005 at 11 a.m. at the Walpole Island Arena. Interment followed at Highbanks Cemetery.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.manitoulin.howland.little_current.manitoulin_expositor 2005-03-02 published
Thomas Morley WRIGHT
In loving memory of Thomas Morley WRIGHT, September 17, 1930 - February 22, 2005 who died at his home on Tuesday morning, age 74 years.
Dear husband of Doreen (née BOWERMAN) of Manitowaning. Loved father of Renny and wife Judy, Tammy and husband B.J. LAFLEUR, all of Manitowaning. Special grandfather of Darin (Abbie), Darrell (Stephanie), Trevor (Beverly), Rodney (Stacey), Rhonda (Pat), Tania (Andrew) and great grandfather of Bailey, Madison, Riley, Randy and Braiden. Remembered by siblings Ivan (predeceased) and wife Phyllis, Linda WRIGHT, both of Sault Ste. Marie, Lyla (husband Harry PINEAULT predeceased) of Windsor, Maimie and husband Bill SIM of Manitowaning, Ruby (husband Bob CANNARD predeceased) of Mindemoya, Phyllis (predeceased) and husband Willard COSBY of Little Current, Pearl (predeceased) and husband Glen FERGUSON of Onaping, Frank and wife Rhonda of Killarney, Betty (husband Eli MADAHBEE predeceased) of Sucker Creek, Donald and Irene (both predeceased,) predeceased by Lyle, Reola and husband Nick RUZYSKI (both predeceased.)
A gathering of family and Friends to celebrate and remember the life lived by a wonderful man was held at 2 pm on Friday, February 25, 2005 in Knox United Church, Manitowaning. Arrangements in care of Island Funeral Home.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-01-10 published
MOLNAR, Louis " Louie"
Suddenly at St. Peterburg, Florida on Thursday, January 6, 2005. Louis "Louie" MOLNAR of Parkhill in his 76th year. Beloved husband of Betty L. (BUNN) MOLNAR. Dear Father of Gail and Jack LOCK of Cold Lake, Alberta, Wendy and Robert GODIN of London, Marcia and Wayne VAN MASSENHOVEN of Ailsa Craig, Lisa and Sean SLADEK of Dorchester. Dear Poppy (Grandpa) of Candice and Grant FUHR, Jackie LOCK, Jennifer and Leighton GRAY/GREY, Marc and Andrew GODIN, Cody and Cara VAN MASSENHOVEN, Jayden SLADEK. Poppy (Great Grandpa) of Lexton, Ryan and Kendyl. Brother of Bob MOLNAR of London, John MOLNAR and Andrew MOLNAR of Hamilton. Resting at the M. Box and son Funeral Home, 183 Broad Street, Parkhill, where a private funeral and committal service will be conducted on Wednesday, January 12th. Visitation on Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated. Reverend Doug WRIGHT will officiate. Interment in Parkhill Cemetery. Share a memory or send condolences to www.boxfuneralhome.ca. M. Box and son will plant a tree in living memorial of Mr. MOLNAR at the Ausable-Bayfield Conservation, Parkhill.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-01-10 published
PORTER, N. Charlene (SCOTCHMER)
Peacefully after a brave battle with cancer at London Health Sciences Centre - Westminster Campus on Friday, January 7, 2005 N. Charlene (SCOTCHMER) PORTER of Goderich and formerly of Bayfield in her 64th year. Beloved wife of Gordon PORTER. Loving mother of Julie and Steve TILLOTSON of Winnipeg and Lisa and Murray BECHTEL of Stratford. Loved and sadly missed by grand_son Owen TILLOTSON. Beloved daughter of Lulu SCOTCHMER of Bayfield. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Pat and Doug MORGAN of Clinton, RuthAnn KNIGHTS of Bayfield, Kathleen and John SIERTSEMA of Bayfield, Margaret and Garnet WRIGHT of R.R.#1, Londesborough, Marion and Ron CORNISH of Exeter and Raymond and Peggy SCOTCHMER of Goderich. Also loved by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her father Charles SCOTCHMER, sister-in-law Anna SCOTCHMER and brother-in-law Murray GARRETT. There will be no funeral home visitation. Cremation. A memorial service will be held at St. Andrews United Church, Bayfield on Thursday, January 13, 2005 at 2: 00 p.m. Visitation will be in the Church Narthex from 12 noon until 1: 45 p.m. Interment Bayfield Cemetery. Donations to St. Andrews United Church, Bayfield or to the charity of ones choice would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Falconer Funeral Homes Ltd. - Bluewater Chapel, Goderich (519-524-1221).

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-01-15 published
WRIGHT, John
In loving memory of a dear Dad and Grandpa, John, who passed away one year ago, January 15th, 2004.
Sadly missed, warmly remembered and always loved by your family in Ottawa. Greg, Starr, Jessica and Brittany.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-01-16 published
VOLK, Olive N. (POTTER)
At the Chateau Gardens Nursing Home, Parkhill, on Friday January 14th, 2005. Olive N. (POTTER) VOLK of Parkhill in her 101st year. Beloved wife of the late Sanford C. VOLK (1985.) Dear grandmother to Michael and Mary Anne STEINMAN of Sudbury, Peter and Lisa STEINMAN of Parkhill. Grandmother to Andrew, Ryan, Katrina, Bobby, Johnny and Haley. Predeceased by daughter Enid STEINMAN, son-in-law Reverend Earl E. STEINMAN, brothers Melvin and William POTTER, sisters Lavina MARA and Lillian EAGLESON. Resting at the M. Box and son Funeral Home, 183 Broad Street, Parkhill where the funeral service will be conducted on Tuesday, January 18th at 1: 00 p.m. Visitation Monday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Reverend Doug WRIGHT will officiate. Interment in Parkhill Cemetery. Donations to Chateau Gardens Nursing Home Memorial Fund or the Parkhill United Church would be appreciated. Share a memory or send condolences to www.boxfuneralhome.ca M. Box and son will plant a tree in living memory of Mrs. VOLK at the Ausable-Bayfield Conservation Parkhill.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-01-20 published
FITZPATRICK, Ruby Ellen
At her residence on Tuesday, January 18th, 2005. Ruby Ellen FITZPATRICK of Elgin Manor and formerly of London and Woodstock in her 85th year. Beloved wife of the late Howard FITZPATRICK (2000.) Dear sister of Harry GOFF of London and Edna BEEMER of Woodstock. Predeceased by four brothers Roy CRAIG, Herbert GOFF, Melvin GOFF and Lorne STRICKLER and by two sisters Agnes EARHART and Beatrice WRIGHT. She was the daughter of the late Frank and Mary Ellen (GIESER) GOFF. Ruby is also lovingly remembered by a number of nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. A Memorial service will be conducted at William Funeral Home, 45 Elgin Street, Saint Thomas on Saturday at 11: 00 a.m. Cremation took place in London with interment of the ashes to be made at a later date. In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to the Alzheimer's Society.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-01-22 published
WRIGHT, Stuart " Wayne"
Suddenly on January 19th, 2005, Mr. Stuart "Wayne" WRIGHT of London in his 61st. year. Beloved son of Marion GLAUSER and the late Stuart WRIGHT. Loving father of Shelley and Sheila. He leaves behind five grandchildren, his brother Chris (Connie) of Texas, and his sisters Robin WRIGHT, of Thorndale, and Terilyn MITCHELL (Joe) of Edmonton. Predeceased by his sister Cheryle and his brother-in-law Bob SMITH. Fondly remembered by several nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be conducted at the Westview Funeral Chapel, 709 Wonderland Road North (2 blocks north of Oxford), on Tuesday, January 25th 2005 at 11: 00 a.m. with visitation one hour prior to the service. Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Wayne are asked to consider the Canadian Cancer Society.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-01-27 published
MARLATT, Helen Leona
At Saint Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Wednesday January 26, 2005. Helen Leona MARLATT of Aylmer in her 100th year. Beloved wife of the late Willard Gordon MARLATT. Dear mother of Bud HILL and wife Audrey of Aylmer, Bill MARLATT of Aylmer, Rose WRIGHT and husband Robert of London and mother-in-law to Dorothy MARLATT of Aylmer and Carol MARLATT of Aylmer. Also survived by a number of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her sons James and Bruce, brothers Alex, James, Verne and Bill and sisters Rose, Laura and Annie. Born in Saint Thomas on November 15, 1905. Friends may call at the H.A. Kebbel Funeral Home, Aylmer on Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 29, 2005 at 1: 00 pm. Interment, St. Lukes Cemetery. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-01-29 published
KEDDY, James Curtis
Suddenly in Hong Kong, on Tuesday, January 25, 2005, in his 48th year. Beloved husband and best friend of Susan (née OZARD.) Much loved father of Curtis KEDDY and his wife Cristy Rose of Hong Kong and C.J. KEDDY and his wife Alison of Hamilton. Dear son of James KEDDY and his wife Carol of Windsor and Yvonne ANDERSON and her husband Bob of Sarnia and son-in-law of Reverend Jack and Dorothy OZARD of Burlington. Loving brother of Kathy PENNINGTON and her husband Charles of Simcoe, Myrna BUSTARD and her husband John of Collingwood and Nancy WRIGHT and her husband Bob of Brampton and brother-in-law of Dwight OZARD and his wife Sheri of Philadelphia. Visitation at Smith's Funeral Home, 1167 Guelph Line, (one stoplight north of Queen Elizabeth Way) Burlington (905-632-3333), on Monday from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will take place at Glad Tidings Pentecostal Church, 1401 Guelph Line (at Palmer Drive), on Tuesday, February 1, 2005, at 2 p.m. Interment Burlington Memorial Gardens. www.smithsfh.com Still round the corner there may wait A new road or a secret gate; And though I oft have passed them by, A day will come at last when I Shall take the hidden paths that run West of the Moon, East of the Sun.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-01-31 published
CHERRY, William James
William James CHERRY, longtime resident of London, Ontario and formerly of Ladner, British Columbia, passed away peacefully after a short illness at University Hospital on January 29, 2005. William, typically known to all as Bill, was 73 years young and left us much too soon. Bill is survived by his loving wife, Josephine, a lifetime resident of London, his son Wayne CHERRY and his wife Cathy, his daughter Wendy CHERRY- TRUANT and her husband Rick, and youngest son David CHERRY. Bill 's grandchildren include from oldest to youngest Lisa CHERRY, Alison CHERRY, Dean CHERRY, Samantha GRANT- CHERRY and Michael Connor TRUANT. He is also survived by many brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, and nieces and nephews on Josephine's side. Bill was part of a large close-knit family originating in Ladner, British Columbia, and his siblings are Dick CHERRY, deceased, Winifred HUBERT, deceased, Douglas CHERRY of Calgary and Mildred LEACH/LEECH/LEITCH of Kelowna, British Columbia. He is now reunited in heaven with his wonderful parents, James and Kate CHERRY and his dear aunt and uncle Leona and Clifford WRIGHT.
Bill in his younger years served as a pilot in the Canadian Armed Forces, succeeded as a sales manager for International Harvester and Silverwoods, and was a long time employee of recognition for the Ford Motor Company in Talbotville. He was well renowned in his hometown for being a high school star in basketball, boxing and lacrosse, and thoroughly enjoyed family, Friends, good conversation, hockey, construction, engineering and politics. Visitation and the funeral will both take place at the John T. Donohue Funeral Home at 362 Waterloo Street in London. Visitation will be from 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday, February 2, and the funeral the next day, Thursday, February 3 at 12: 00 noon. Bill will rest at St. Peter's Cemetery on Victoria Street in London. As expression of sympathy, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-02-01 published
CHERRY, William James
William James CHERRY, longtime resident of London, Ontario and formerly of Ladner, British Columbia, passed away peacefully after a short illness at University Hospital on January 29, 2005. William, typically known to all as Bill, was 73 years young and left us much too soon. Bill is survived by his loving wife, Josephine, a lifetime resident of London, his son Wayne CHERRY and his wife Cathy, his daughter Wendy CHERRY- TRUANT and her husband Rick, and youngest son David CHERRY. Bill 's grandchildren include from oldest to youngest Lisa CHERRY, Alison CHERRY, Dean CHERRY, Samantha GRANT- CHERRY and Michael Connor TRUANT. He is also survived by many brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, and nieces and nephews on Josephine's side. Bill was part of a large close-knit family originating in Ladner, British Columbia, and his siblings are Dick CHERRY, deceased, Winifred HUBERT, deceased, Douglas CHERRY of Calgary and Mildred LEACH/LEECH/LEITCH of Kelowna, British Columbia. He is now reunited in heaven with his wonderful parents, James and Kate CHERRY and his dear aunt and uncle Leona and Clifford WRIGHT.
Bill in his younger years served as a pilot in the Canadian Armed Forces, succeeded as a sales manager for International Harvester and Silverwoods, and was a long time employee of recognition for the Ford Motor Company in Talbotville. He was well renowned in his hometown for being a high school star in basketball, boxing and lacrosse, and thoroughly enjoyed family, Friends, good conversation, hockey, construction, engineering and politics. Visitation and the funeral will both take place at the John T. Donohue Funeral Home at 362 Waterloo Street in London. Visitation will be from 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday, February 2, and the funeral the next day, Thursday, February 3 at 12: 00 noon. Bill will rest at St. Peter's Cemetery on Victoria Street in London. As expression of sympathy, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-02-01 published
WILLIAMS, Dorothy Hilda
Peacefully at Extendicare Nursing Home, London, on January 30th, 2005, Miss Dorothy Hilda WILLIAMS of London in her 102nd year. Beloved aunt of Donald SANSUM, Vera WILLIAMS and Douglas BARNFATHER. Great-Aunt to Karen FERNLEY, Donna POOLE, Katherine MARSHALL, Jamie TRAVAIL, Thomas TRAVAIL, Cheryl PEARCE and Gregory SANSUM. Great-Great Aunt to Alana SCHIKOR, Melissa PEARCE, Colton SANSUM, Scott SANSUM, James POOLE, Sarah BRADLEY, Heather GEDDES, Brian GEDDES and Katherine GEDDES. Great-Great-Great Aunt to Robbie and Austin SCHIKOR and Danika PEARCE and their families. Predeceased by her parents William WILLIAMS and Elizabeth Emily Crawford WRIGHT, her siblings Eleanor MATTHEWS, Edith BARNFATHER, William WILLIAMS, Helena SANSUM and Ethel WILLIAMS, Nephew Raymond SANSUM and Nieces Irene TRAVAIL, Una ALDIS and Joan MARSHALL and Grandniece Barbara GEDDES. Emigrated from England in 1927 and worked for 40 years for Canadian Public Health Service at The University of Western Ontario. Visitation in the Lloyd R. Needham Funeral Chapel (520 Dundas Street, London) on Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9pm where the funeral service will be conducted on Thursday, February 3rd, 2005 at 1pm. Interment to follow at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. In memory of Dorothy, contributions to a charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-02-05 published
WRIGHT, Larry
In loving memory of a dear brother Larry, who passed away 5 years ago February 9, 2000.
To us you were so special,
What more is there to say,
Except to wish with all our hearts,
That you were here today.
Always loved and remembered. Lorraine, Terry and families.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-02-05 published
WRIGHT, Larry
In loving memory of a dear husband, father and grandfather Larry, who passed away February 9th, 2000.
As time unfolds another year
Memories will keep you ever near.
Silent thoughts of times together
Hold memories that will last forever.
Forever remembered Janette, Michelle, Christopher and family.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-02-05 published
WRIGHT, Lawrence Eber " Larry"
In loving memory of my dear son, Lawrence Eber (Larry), who God called home 5 years ago, February 9, 2000.
His cheery smile, his heart of gold,
He was the best this world could hold.
Never selfish, always kind,
These are my memories he left behind.
Lovingly remembered, love Mother.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-02-12 published
STEWARD/STEWART/STUART, Cora Dolena (formerly McCUTCHEON, née KITTMER)
Suddenly and peacefully, at her residence, Thursday, February 10, 2005, Cora Dolena (KITTMER) (McCUTCHEON) STEWARD/STEWART/STUART, 77, of Pineview Mobile Home Park, R.R.#2, Grand Bend, formerly of Lakeside. Beloved wife of the late Donald Allin William "Sparky" STEWARD/STEWART/STUART (2002) and Francis St. Clair McCUTCHEON (1947.) Loved mother of Jo-Anne SIEFFERT of Southhampton, Lee McCUTCHEON and wife Jan of North York, Robert STEWARD/STEWART/STUART and wife Mary of Toronto, Faye MERRITT and husband Bill of Brantford and the late Sylvia LEWIS (2001) of Burlington. Loving grandma of Michelle SIEFFERT, Mark McCUTCHEON and wife Heather, Holly CLUNE and husband Steven, Matthew McCUTCHEON, Judy GEORGE and husband Al, Sandra HILL and husband Daryl, Laura WRIGHT and husband Gary, Natalie MERRITT, Jim LONGLADE and wife Anita and great-grandchildren Arden McCUTCHEON, Dylan and Jake GEORGE, Johnathan and Jordan HILL, Noah and Rebekah WRIGHT, Allina and Mia LONGLADE. Dear sister of Effie SKIPPER of Saint Marys, Elva ALDERSON of Ingersoll and sister-in-law of Ron ALLEN of R.R.#2, Grand Bend. Remembered by her nieces, nephews and their families. Predeceased by brother Roy KITTMER, sisters Dorothy KITTMER and Jacqueleen ALLEN. Resting at the T. Harry Hoffman and Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood, with visitation Sunday afternoon and evening; where the funeral and committal service will be held on Monday, Febraury 14, 2005 at 11 a.m. Nephew Major Denis SKIPPER of the Salvation Army officiating. Cremation with spring interment Lakeside Cemetery, Lakeside. If desired, memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or charity of choice would be appreciated. Condolences at www.hoffmanfuneralhome.com

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-02-19 published
GLAUSER, Marion June
Peacefully, at St. Joseph's Hospital, on Tuesday, February 15, 2005, Marion June GLAUSER in her 76th year. Beloved mother of Chris WRIGHT (Connie) of Texas, Robinleigh WRIGHT of Thorndale and Terilyn MITCHELL (Joe) of Edmonton. Dear grandmother of Cari (Fred) SHORES, Rob (Nancy) SMITH, Dave (Samantha) SMITH, Michelle (Brad) WHITCOMB, Kelly (Gregg) MORRIS, Kim (Chris) GOMMERSALL, Cheri (Mark) MARTIN, Shelly BOYLAN, Sheila MacDONALD and Christopher MEAD. Also survived by 18 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her children Wayne WRIGHT (January 19, 2005,) Cheryl GEARY (1999) and son-in-law Robert SMITH (1993.) Visitors will be received at the O'Neil Funeral Home, 350 William St. on Monday from 12 Noon until time of the Service at 2: 00 p.m. in the Chapel with the Reverend Harold KOUWENBERG of St. Lawrence Presbyterian Church officiating. Private cremation to be followed by interment in Edmonton. Memorial donations to the Lung Association gratefully acknowledged.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-02-21 published
LEIGH, Cecil H.
Cecil H. LEIGH passed away suddenly in his 79th year on Saturday, February 19th, 2005 at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance. Beloved husband of 54 years of Peggy (SKINNER.) Loving father of Willie and his wife Jo-Anne LEIGH of Hamilton, John and his wife Linda LEIGH of Chatham, Mary and her husband Rich WILD of Chatham, and Rob and his wife Kim LEIGH of Champaign, Illinois. Proud grandfather of Nathan and Peter LEIGH of Hamilton, Ben, Joel, Katie and Josh LEIGH of Chatham, Erin and Jennifer WILD of Chatham, and Joe and Andrew LEIGH of Champaign, Illinois. Dear brother of Doreen JENNER of Chatham. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Cecil was born in Windsor and was the son of the late William and Vera (WRIGHT) LEIGH.
He was the Financial Supervisor for Canada Post until his retirement in 1989 and a master at gardening and stained glass. Mr. LEIGH was a member of St. Andrew's United Church. Friends and family are invited to the Alexander Funeral Home, 245 Wellington West, Chatham, (352-2710) on Tuesday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service for Mr. LEIGH will be conducted in the chapel of the funeral home on Wednesday, February 23rd, 2005 at 11: 00 a.m. with Reverend Michael BROOKS of St. Andrew's United Church officiating. Interment Maple Leaf Cemetery. Friends planning an expression of remembrance are asked to consider the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-02-23 published
WETTLAUFER, Todd Eldon Lloyd (1976-2005)
"The gates of Heaven have opened wide and gently welcomed our Toddy inside."
Todd in his 29th year, peacefully entered into eternal rest on February 21, 2005 at his home on 26 Vineden Drive, Saint Thomas. Beloved and much loved son of Eldon and Carol. Dearly loved brother of Pam KAMPERS (Kim BAUM), Saint Thomas, Kim and Rob WRIGHT of Lambeth and Michele FRAPPIER (Mark SMITH) of Saint Thomas. A very special and loved uncle of Natasha, Cailyn, Tori and Paige. Dearly loved Godson of Lloyd and Betty WETTLAUFER and Kathy and Mike CATARANCUIC. He will also not be forgotten by many special aunts, uncles and cousins. He will also be missed by his 5 four legged Friends, Brittany, Fritz, Jasmine, Peggy and Neo and his late pet "Bear". He will be remembered by his Friends at A.D.C., his respite workers Kim, Blair, Sheri, Stephanie and Jen. Todd was a member of the Association for Community Living, was a Special Olympic Athlete in Baseball, Bowling and Swimming and loved horseback riding at Twin Streams. A special thanks to A.D.C. for the care, love and Friendship Todd has received over the years. Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin Street, Saint Thomas where funeral service will be held Thursday at 11: 00 a.m. Interment to follow in Elmdale Cemetery. Visitation Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Remembrances may be made to the Elgin Association for Community Living. The love he received is outdone by the love and joy he gave in return. He will live in our hearts forever. Love Mom, Dad and family.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-02-26 published
McINTOSH, Catherine Marie
After a courageous battle at Woodstock General Hospital on February 25th, 2005, Marie McINTOSH (McBURNEY) in her 76th year. Beloved wife of the late R. Bruce McINTOSH (2000) for over 50 years. Cherished mother of Ken (Kara), Brenda (Gary) Aspden, Richard (Lisa), Jack (Linda), Tom (Rhona). She will be sadly missed by several grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Dear sister of Doug McBURNEY (Elsie), Alec McBURNEY (Ivy), Margie ARMSTRONG (Bill,) Donna VIGAR, Joyce FRASER (Bill) and sister-in-law of Dave McINTOSH (Donna.) Predeceased by daughter Marlene and by her sisters Ruth JOHNSON and Audrey GARNER. Marie has been a longtime member of Knox United Church Embro and was a hairdresser at Woodingford Lodge, Woodstock for over 20 years. Friends may call at the R.D. Longworth Funeral Home, 845 Devonshire Ave., Woodstock, 539-0004 on Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the complete funeral service will be held in the chapel on Monday at 11 a.m. with Reverend Glen WRIGHT officiating. Interment later in North Embro Cemetery. Contributions to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Online condolences at www.longworthfuneralhome.com

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-03-01 published
WRIGHT, William F. " Bill"
Suddenly and peacefully at Woodstock General Hospital, on Sunday, February 27, 2005, William F. "Bill" WRIGHT of Woodstock and formerly of Thamesford in his 74th year. Beloved husband of Anna Marie and dear father of Bill and his wife Peggianne of London. Friends may call at the Harland B. Betzner Funeral Home, 177 Dundas Street, Thamesford on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where Funeral Service will be held on Thursday March 3, 2005 at 11 a.m., Reverend Keith NETHERY officiating. Interment later Saint Johns Anglican Church Cemetery, Thamesford. As an expression of sympathy memorial donations may be given to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario.

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

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

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-03-05 published
RIGNEY, Donald Gordon (September 25, 1931-March 3, 2005)
Donald Gordon, passed away after a courageous battle with cancer at Windsor Western Hospital at 73 years of age. Beloved husband of Nancy Geraldine (née NOBLE,) with whom he celebrated 48 years of marriage. Cherished father of James Donald, Nancy Louise and Paul HAMILTON, Donna Marie and Bill RAY. Beloved grandpa of Britani and Kyle RIGNEY, Viktoria and Karl HAMILTON, Austin and Evan RAY. Dearest brother of Doreen and Wally KNIGHT, Glen and Evelyn RIGNEY, Murray and Jean RIGNEY, Norma and Bill POWERS. Also survived by 31 nieces and nephews and predeceased by one niece Lori Beth WRIGHT (1996.)
Mr. RIGNEY retired from Enwin Utilities after 36 years of service, and was a very active member at Bedford United Church. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will take place on March 19, 2005 at Bedford United Church at 11: 00 a.m. Interment of Donald's cremated remains will take place at Victoria Memorial Gardens. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Windsor Regional Cancer Centre or the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Windsor Chapel Funeral Home, Windsor, Ontario (519-253-7234).

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-03-09 published
FRASER, Sharon Yvonne
At Woodstock General Hospital on Saturday March 5, 2005, Sharon Yvonne FRASER of Lansdowne Ave., Woodstock in her 54th year. Loved daughter of Christine FRASER (née MANSON) and the late Clifford FRASER (1973.) Dear sister-in-law of Sharon and Joan FRASER of Embro and Grace OSINSKI of Woodstock. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her brothers Jim (1993), Bruce (1984) and Alex (1995) and friend Ralph KENT (2002.) Sharon was a member of the 2000 Special Olympics Bowling Team. Friends may call at the R.D. Longworth Funeral Home, 845 Devonshire Ave., Woodstock (519-539-0004) on Friday 2: 30-4:30 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held from the Knox United Church, Embro (116 Kincardine Street) on Saturday at 11: 00 a.m. with Reverend Jim EVANS and Reverend Glen WRIGHT officiating. Interment later in the North Embro Cemetery. Contributions to the Woodstock District Developmental Services or the Knox United Church, Embro would be appreciated. Online condolences at www.longworthfuneralhome.com

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-03-10 published
WRIGHT, Dorothy Margaret
In loving memory of Dorothy Margaret WRIGHT, who passed away March 10th, 2003.
"My love has entered into the glorious love of eternal peace. My love, my love sleep well."
From Charles, Graham, Pennie, David, Reuben and family.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-03-14 published
FERENCOWICH (FRANKOVICH,) John
At London Health Sciences Centre on Saturday, March 12, 2005, John FERENCOWICH in his 89th year. Beloved husband of Stephanie FERENCOWICH. Dear father of Marion FERENCOWICH of London, Terry FRANKOVICH (Marie) of Appin and Delia WRIGHT (Chris) of London. Brother of Mike FRANKOVICH of London and Ollie DUNCAN of Washago. Loving grandfather of Monica FRANKOWICH and Justin WRIGHT. Predeceased by his grand_son Adam FRANKOVICH (2001.) Visitors will be received on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the O'Neil Funeral Home, 350 William St. Funeral Mass in Christ the King Ukrainian Catholic Church, 707 Nelson St. on Tuesday at 10 a.m. Entombment St. Peter's Cemetery. Panachyda Monday evening at 7: 30 p.m.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-03-14 published
TYNDALL, Robert W.
Robert W. of Seaforth formerly of Tuckersmith Township at Seaforth Manor Nursing Home on Friday, March 11th, 2005 in his 96th year. Robert TYNDALL beloved husband of the late Alice WRIGHT (2002.) Dear father of Lois and her husband Ken McLLWIAN of Seaforth and Grant and his wife Nancy of London. Dear grandfather of Paul McLLWIAN of Chatham, Cheryl and her husband Jeremy Adams and Kyle and Niel TYNDALL all of London. Loved great-grandfather of Maeve Lynn ADAM/ADAMS. Predeceased by 2 brothers Murray and Niel and one sister Violet BROADFOOT and his parents Harry and Agnes Elizabeth (MURRAY) TYNDALL. The family will receive Friends at the Whitney Ribey Funeral Home, 87 Goderich Street West, Seaforth on Monday, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. until Tuesday at 2 p.m. when funeral services will be held at the funeral Home. Interment Egmondville Cemetery. Pastor Steve HILDEBRAND officiating. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Egmondville United Church or the charity of your choice. Online condolences at www.whitneyribeyfuneralhome.com

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-03-15 published
BREATON, Audrey Yvonne (née BRESETT)
Audrey Yvonne, age 75, of Dresden passed away at Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, Sydenham Campus, Wallaceburg on Sunday March 13, 2005. She was born in Dresden daughter of the late Victor and Jessie (Dyke) BRESETT. Surviving is her loving husband Clarence BREATON; daughter Deb and Al McFADDEN of Dresden; son Brad BREATON of Dresden; three grandchildren: Jesstina, Caleb and Luke; sisters June SWAINSTON of Simcoe, Norma and Don ANDERSON of Reno, Nevada, Helen BRESETT of London; brothers: Tom BRESETT of Sarnia, Jim and Janet BRESETT of Vancouver, British Columbia, Bob and Carol BRESETT of London; several nieces and nephews. Visitors will be received at the Thomas L. DeBurger Funeral Home, 620 Cross Street, Dresden on Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be conducted from the chapel of the funeral home on Wednesday, March 16, 2005 at 1: 00 p.m. with Reverend Donald WRIGHT officiating. Interment in Dresden Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made by cheque to the Canadian Cancer Society and left at the funeral home.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-03-15 published
WRIGHT, Grace Elizabeth (HOMUTH)
Grace Elizabeth (HOMUTH) WRIGHT of the Ritz Lutheran Villa, Mitchell and formerly of Wingham passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 2, 2005 in her 98th year. Friends will be received at the Lockhart Funeral Home, 109 Montreal Street, Mitchell on Saturday, March 19, 2005 from 12: 00 noon until the time of a public memorial service at 1: 00 p.m. with Reverend Dr. Jan McINTYRE of the Shakespeare Presbyterian Church, Shakespeare presiding. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations can be made to the Mitchell Area Mobility Bus or the charity of one's choice. Online condolences at www.lockhartfuneralhome.com.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-03-30 published
WRIGHT, Oliver
In loving memory of a dear husband, dad and grandpa, Oliver, who passed away March 30, 1996.
There is an ache in our hearts today
That countless years won't take away.
A place in our hearts no one can fill,
We miss you Dad and always will.
Loved, missed and never forgotten by your family.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-04-11 published
McCOY, Helen Rose (COOPER)
At London Health Sciences Centre, Victoria Street Campus on Saturday, April 9th, 2005. A sleeping lamb of God was taken by her Shepherd, Helen Rose (COOPER) McCOY of London born in Clandeboye, Ontario, Middlesex County July 19th, 1932. Daughter of the late Cecil Henry COOPER (1945) and the late Rosa Kathleen Amy (STONE) COOPER (1988.) Beloved wife of William Alexander McCOY. Loving and caring mother of Kathleen Lillian McCOY and her husband Bob McINTIRE and grand_son Richard James LOSCH. Paul William McCOY and his wife Janet, and granddaughter Carly Anne and the late (grand_son) Christopher Paul. Michael Allen McCOY and his wife Teresa and grand_son William Charles and granddaughter Emily Ann. Mary Ellen SHARP and her husband Dean, grand_son Nicholas Edward and April ELDER and great-granddaughter Ivy Elizabeth Iris SHARP and David Joseph McCOY and his wife Kimberley, grand_son Calvin Avery and granddaughter Sheila Mae all of London. Survived by brothers and sisters William Cecil COOPER and his wife Shirley of Simcoe, Robert Arthur COOPER and his wife Anna Lou of Toronto, Joyce Ileen AMERO and Betty Jean WRIGHT and her husband Jim all of London and Ruth Carol DAVIS of Victoria, British Columbia. Survived by 16 nieces and nephews.
Helen was a member over 25 years Eastern Star London Chapter 187. Helen was a member of the London Arthritic Blue Bird Club since 1982. Helen was a member of the Association Of Children with hearing disability for many years. She helped get special education for these children in the London High Schools. Friends will be received at the Evans Funeral Home, 648 Hamilton Road (1 block East of Egerton) on Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Wednesday April 13th, 2005 at 11 a.m. with Reverend Rachael WALKER officiating. Interment Woodland Cemetery. Expression of sympathy may be donated to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, London for her granddaughter Sheila Mae. An Eastern Star Service will be held at the Funeral Home on Tuesday evening at 7 p.m. Online condolences www.evanfuneralhome.ca A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Helen McCOY.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-04-13 published
O'BRIEN, William " Bill"
At Lambton Meadowview Villa, Petrolia, on Tuesday, April 12, 2005. William "Bill" O'BRIEN, 88 years, formerly of Wyoming. Beloved husband of Elsie (née SPARLING.) Dear father of Bill O'BRIEN of Wilkesport, Pat and Bill DAVIDSON, Joan McLAY and the late Milt and Mary and Merv McLAY all of Wyoming and Jim and Debbie O'BRIEN of Cobalt. Dear grandfather of Tammy and Pete VANTROOST, Jody and Rich WRIGHT, Bill and Amy O'BRIEN, Will and Leslie DAVIDSON, Steve and Donna McLAY, Julie and Jason REIDHEAD, Sean McLAY, Darryl and Shawna McLAY, Dan O'BRIEN, David O'BRIEN and the late Mark McLAY and Devon O'BRIEN. Also survived by nine greatgrandchildren. Predeceased by a brother, Harvey O'BRIEN. Mr. O'BRIEN served his country during World War 2 with the Royal Canadian Army, serving in Europe from 1942 to 1945. Visitors will be received on Thursday, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Wyoming Chapel, Broadway Street, Wyoming, where the complete funeral service will be held on Friday, April 15, 2005 at 1: 00 p.m. with Mrs. Laurel PATTENDEN of Lambton Meadowview Villa officiating. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Alzheimer Society of Sarnia-Lambton or the Therapeutic Garden at Lambton Meadowview Villa. Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.needhamjay.com

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-04-14 published
WRIGHT, Ronald I.
In loving memory of a dear father and grandfather, Ronald I. WRIGHT, who passed away one year ago today on April 14, 2004.
Even though you've been gone a year, we still can't wrap our heads around the fact that you're gone. It still doesn't seem real. The bitter grief that we first felt when God called you away, is still there. And death has left a loneliness the world can never fill.
Loved, sadly missed and always remembered by Rob, Chris, Janet, Edward and Patricia.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-04-15 published
BOX, Jack Edward
Having fought a courageous battle with cancer, Jack passed away on April 13, 2005 in his 80th year. Proud and loving father and grandfather of Lynn WRIGHT (Dale) and their children Laura and Allison of London, Gordon (Anne MINER) and their children Katie, Mathew and Maggie of Mississauga, Doug (Robin WATSON) and their children Madelaine and Willie and Greg and his wife Wendy (BEAUCHAMP.) He is survived by his sister Ruby HUMPHRIES of London and brother Bruce BOX of Vancouver. Dear brother of the late Ivan BOX and May SMITH. He will be fondly remembered by his many nieces and nephews. Jack will be sadly missed by his loving companion of many years, Marci ARCAND. Friends are invited to attend a memorial service to be held at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London, on Saturday April 16th at 11 A.M. The family would like to extend sincere appreciation to Dr. H. LAMPE, Dr. D. WILSON, Dr. J. SWIFT and the nurses in the Palliative care unit at Parkwood Hospital, for their excellent care. If desired, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 123 St. George Street, London N6A 1A1, or a charity of your choice. On line condolence accepted at www.amgeorgefh.on.ca

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-04-15 published
TAILOR/TAYLOR, J. Robert
Peacefully, at South Huron Hospital, Exeter, surrounded by his family, on Wednesday, April 13, 2005, J. Robert TAILOR/TAYLOR, of Hensall, in his 80th year. Beloved husband of Dorothy (TURNER) TAILOR/TAYLOR. Dear father of Murray and Gloria TAILOR/TAYLOR of R.R.#2 Hensall. Loving grandfather of Lori, Brittany and Jennifer TAILOR/TAYLOR. Sadly missed by his sisters Mae BUTSON of Seaforth, Evelyn VENNER and her husband Rodger of Kippen, his brother James TAILOR/TAYLOR and his wife Margaret of Harriston and his sister-in-law Dorothy LEAN and her husband Cliff of Brockville. Sadly missed by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by one daughter Donna, his parents Orville and Christina (DOUGALL) TAILOR/TAYLOR, brothers Orville and Neil and brothers-in-law William BUTSON and Percy WRIGHT. Family and Friends will be received in the Hensall Visitation Chapel, 79 King Street, Hensall on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service will be conducted on Monday, April 18, 2005 at 11 a.m. Pastor Tracey WHITSON- BAHRO officiating. Interment Hensall Union Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Carmel Presbyterian Church or a charity of ones choice. Arrangements entrusted to J.M. McBeath Funeral Home, Zurich. Condolences forwarded through www.jmmcbeathfuneralhome.com A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Robert TAILOR/TAYLOR.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-05-13 published
WRIGHT, Patricia E. Joy (née MILLS)

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-05-16 published
WALKEY, Beth
At the Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital on Saturday, May 14, 2005. Beth WALKEY of Parkhill. Beloved wife of the late Grant B. WALKEY (1993.) Dear mother of Paul WALKEY of Parkhill, Karen WALKEY and her husband Ainslie McKINNON of London. Dear grandma to Liam. Predeceased by daughter Lorraine WALKEY (1985.) Also survived by several nieces and nephews and grand nieces and nephews. Resting at the M. Box and son Funeral Home, 183 Broad Street Parkhill where the funeral service will be conducted on Wednesday, May 18th at 1: 00 p.m. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday. Reverend Doug WRIGHT will officiate. Interment in Parkhill Cemetery. Donations to Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Lady Howard Rebekah Lodge #321 Strathroy memorial service at 7: 00 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Share a memory or send condolences to www.boxfuneralhome.ca. M. Box and son will plant a tree in living memory of Mrs. WALKEY at the Ausable-Bayfield conservation Parkhill.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-05-20 published
THOMAN, Bruce Orval
At the Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital on Thursday, May 19, 2005. Bruce O. THOMAN of Parkhill in his 85th year. Beloved husband of Opal (McLACHLAN) THOMAN. Dear father of Janet and Melvin KARR of Sarnia, Joanne and Paul MYERS of London, Rob and Anne THOMAN of Parkhill. Grandfather to Shawn and Cheryl KARR, Graham and Emily MYERS, Greg and Lea THOMAN. Predeceased by parents Orval and Vida THOMAN, sisters Helen LARKIN and Barbara McLEAN. Resting at the M. Box and son Funeral Home, 183 Broad Street Parkhill where the funeral service will be conducted on Saturday, May 21 at 1: 00 p.m. Visitation Friday 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Reverend Doug WRIGHT will officiate. Interment in Parkhill Cemetery. Donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Share a memory or send condolences to www.boxfuneralhome.ca A Parkhill Legion Branch 341 memorial funeral service in the funeral home at 6: 45 p.m. Friday. M. Box and son will plant a tree in living memory of Mr. THOMAN at the Ausable-Bayfield Conservation Parkhill.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-05-21 published
WRIGHT, Eunice and Norman and Dawn
In loving memory of our mother Eunice (Babe) who passed away 2 years ago today, our father Norman, April 29th, 1973, our sister Dawn, September 28th, 1996.
They same time heals sorrow and pain,
But time can never replace you,
For you are loved and missed each and every day.
Love Denise, Pat and families.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-06-06 published
KENNEDY, Jessie Eleanor (née BRUCE)
It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Jessie Eleanor (BRUCE) KENNEDY, R.N. of London in her 92nd year, peacefully at Parkwood Hospital, London, on Friday, June 3rd, 2005. Dearly beloved wife of Robert E. KENNEDY for 55 years. Cherished mother of Bruce and Jim KENNEDY. Grandmother of twins Derek and Allen KENNEDY. Predeceased by her parents Robert and Martha BRUCE and her brother Grant and Harley. Survived by her niece and her nephew.
Jessie was born in Glanworth, Ontario on the 7th of May 1914. She graduated as a registered nurse at Sarnia General Hospital in 1937, her nursing career took Jessie to hospitals in Cochrane, Toronto, Hamilton and London. She met her husband Robert at Sunnybrook Military Hospital and they married in June 1949. Jessie was a talented artist, loved her garden, and travelling to the Yukon, Fairbanks, Alaska, Hong Kong, Great Wall of China, Australia, New Zealand and Europe. Jessie will be sadly missed by her school friend Helen WRIGHT, her sisters-in-law Betty, Jessie, Jean and Rae in Scotland and other Friends in Ontario and Nova Scotia. At Jessie's request, there will be no funeral service or visitation. Cremation has taken place. A private Family Memorial Service will be held in the chapel of the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London on Friday, June 10th, 2005. Interment of cremated remains in Pond Mills Cemetery, London. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit or the Complex Care Unit of Parkwood Hospital, 801 Commissioners Road East, London, Ontario N6C 5J1. The family would sincerely like to thank their family doctor Bob FULLER, Dr. FAULDS and the nurses on the 3rd floor Complex Care Unit and the 5th floor Palliative Care Unit at Parkwood Hospital for their compassion and care.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-06-06 published
LAEMERS, Frank
Suddenly at Tillsonburg District Memorial Hospital on Tuesday, May 31, 2005 Frank LAEMERS of Tillsonburg, formerly of Straffordville in his 87th year. Beloved husband of 62 years to Margaret (CARSON) LAEMERS. Dear father of Ken LAEMERS (Rose) of Straffordville. Cherished grandfather to Betty LAEMERS and her friend Steve TOWNSEND Tracy Edwin LAEMERS and his wife Patricia; Linda LAEMERS and her friend Doug CREEK; Perry LAEMERS and his wife Deanna, and great-grandfather to Anest ie Rose LAEMERS; Shelbie Marie LAEMERS Rebecca Rose LAEMERS; Logan James LAEMERS, and Andrew CREEK. Dear brother of Alphonse LAEMERS and his wife Mary of Aylmer Mary WINNE of Delhi; Tillie WRIGHT of Port Dover; Lena ATKINS of Port Burwell; Dephine HAYWARD of Port Burwell. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his daughter Betty Jean LAEMERS (Nov. 15, 1953) and a brother Ed LAEMERS (1997.) Frank worked at NRG Aylmer until his retirement. A Public graveside service will be held at Tillsonburg Cemetery (Sec. #30, Lot #17) on Tuesday, June 7, 2005 at 3: 00 p.m. Cremation has taken place. Ostrander's Funeral Home, 43 Bidwell Street, Tillsonburg (842-5221) entrusted with funeral arrangements. Memorial donations (payable by cheque) may be made to the Tillsonburg District Memorial Hospital and may be arranged by contacting Ostrander's Funeral Home. Personal condolences may be sent to www.ostrandersfuneralhome.com

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-06-08 published
LATIMER, Robert D.
At Parkwood Hospital, London on Monday, June 6, 2005. Robert D. LATIMER of London in his 87th year. Beloved husband of M. Joy (BARNES) LATIMER. Dear father of Susan VANSTONE and her husband Don of Paris, Mary LATIMER of Newcastle, Sally WRIGHT and Paul LATIMER and his wife Dale all of London. Also loved by his grandchildren, Heidi, Jen, Kim, Siobhan and Andrew and his greatgrand_son Noah. Funeral service will be conducted at Bishop Cronyn Memorial Anglican Church, on Friday, June 10th at 2: 00 p.m. with Reverend Dr. J. Douglas LEIGHTON officiating. Cremation with interment in Woodland Cemetery, London.
The late Mr. LATIMER retired as acting Director of Education with the Western Region in 1978, was a member of Sussex Lodge No. 5 Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons and served in World War 2 from 1942 to 1946 retiring as a Captain with Queens Own Rifles. As an expression of sympathy memorial donations may be made to The Canadian Hearing Society, 261 Piccadilly Street, London, Ontario N6A 1S3 or Bishop Cronyn Memorial Anglican Church, 442 William Street, London, Ontario N6B 3E2. On line condolences accepted at www.amgeorge.on.ca (A. Millard George Funeral Home in charge of arrangements 433-5184)

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-06-08 published
WATSON, John W.
Suddenly on Monday, June 6, 2005, John W. WATSON of Parkhill in his 44th year. Loving partner of Sharon WIECKOWSKI. Dear son of Mac and Marlene WATSON of R.R.#6 Strathroy. Brother of Mac and Debbie WATSON of R.R.#6 Strathroy, Mary Ann and Ron DOWN of Melbourne. Special uncle to Chris and Erin, Lee and Erin, Amanda and Stephanie WATSON, Lauren DOWN. Great uncle to Mason and Liam WATSON. Faithful companion to Jake. Resting at the M. Box and son Funeral Home, 183 Broad Street, Parkhill where the funeral service will be conducted on Friday, June 10 at 11: 00 a.m. Visitation Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Reverend Doug WRIGHT will officiate. Donation to the charity of your choice would be appreciated. Share a memory or send condolences to www.boxfuneralhome.ca M. Box and son will plant a tree in living memory of Mr. WATSON at the Ausable-Bayfield Conservation Parkhill.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-06-09 published
STEWARD/STEWART/STUART, Violet "Vi" (née WRIGHT)
Peacefully at London Health Sciences Centre-University Campus, after a lengthy illness, on Wednesday, June 8, 2005, Violet "Vi" STEWARD/STEWART/STUART in her 72nd year. Loving wife of Doug STEWARD/STEWART/STUART for 50 years. Dear Mum of Elaine and her husband Stephen WILSON. Loving Nana of Alexander and Andrew PENCHUK. Dear sister of Irene (Walter) FITZSIMMONS and Blair (Wendy) WRIGHT. Vi will be greatly missed by all her family and many Friends. Predeceased by her parents Susan and Andrew WRIGHT; sister, Netta SHANTZ and brother, Drew WRIGHT. A Service of Remembrance will be held on Saturday, June 11, 2005 at 4 p.m. (Visitation one hour prior) at Memorial Funeral Home, 1559 Fanshawe Park Rd. (east of Highbury). In lieu of flowers those who wish may make memorial contributions to the Ontario Lung Association.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-06-09 published
WATSON, John W.
Suddenly on Monday, June 6, 2005, John W. WATSON of Parkhill in his 44th year. Loving partner of Sharon WIECKOWSKI. Dear son of Mac and Marlene WATSON of R.R.#6 Strathroy. Brother of Mac and Debbie WATSON of R.R.#6 Strathroy, Mary Ann and Ron DOWN of Melbourne. Special uncle to Chris and Erin, Lee and Erin, Amanda and Stephanie WATSON, Lauren DOWN. Great uncle to Mason and Liam WATSON. Faithful companion to Jake. Resting at the M. Box and son Funeral Home, 183 Broad Street, Parkhill where the funeral service will be conducted on Friday, June 10 at 11: 00 a.m. Visitation Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Reverend Doug WRIGHT will officiate. Donation to the charity of your choice would be appreciated. Share a memory or send condolences to www.boxfuneralhome.ca M. Box and son will plant a tree in living memory of Mr. WATSON at the Ausable-Bayfield Conservation Parkhill.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-06-19 published
HILSON, James Newell
At Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, on Friday, June 17, 2005, James Newell HILSON, age 94, beloved husband of Margaret (MELOCHE) (WRIGHT) of Chatham. He will be sadly missed by: a step-daughter Jean TRUDELL and her husband Bernard of Pain Court and 3 grandchildren Jerome TRUDELL and his wife Cathy of Chatham, and Marc TRUDELL and his wife Pauline, Michele MacADAMS and her husband James all of London and 11 greatgrandchildren. Friends and relatives may call at the Hinnegan-Peseski Funeral Home, 156 William Street South, Chatham from noon until service time on Tuesday, June 21st. Funeral Service will be conducted in The Funeral Home Chapel, on Tuesday, June 21, 2005 at 2 p.m. with Fr. Murray SAMPLE of St. Ursula's Church officiating. Burial will take place in St. Anthony's Cemetery, Chatham. Donations to the Victorian Order of Nurses, St. Ursula's Church or The Red Cross would be appreciated. Online condolences welcomed at www.peseski.com.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-06-21 published
HILSON, James Newell
At Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, on Friday, June 17, 2005, James Newell HILSON, age 94, beloved husband of Margaret (MELOCHE) (WRIGHT) of Chatham. He will be sadly missed by: a step-daughter Jean TRUDELL and her husband Bernard of Pain Court and 3 grandchildren Jerome TRUDELL and his wife Cathy of Chatham, and Marc TRUDELL and his wife Pauline, Michele MacADAMS and her husband James all of London and 11 greatgrandchildren. Friends and relatives may call at the Hinnegan-Peseski Funeral Home, 156 William Street South, Chatham from noon until service time on Tuesday, June 21st. Funeral Service will be conducted in The Funeral Home Chapel, on Tuesday, June 21, 2005 at 2 p.m. with Fr. Murray SAMPLE of St. Ursula's Church officiating. Burial will take place in St. Anthony's Cemetery, Chatham. Donations to the Victorian Order of Nurses, St. Ursula's Church or The Red Cross would be appreciated. Online condolences welcomed at www.peseski.com.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-06-22 published
DAWKINS, Dr. Elwyn Billy
Suddenly, at London Health Science Centre, University Hospital, with his wife at his side on Monday, June 20, 2005. Dr. Elwyn Billy DAWKINS of London in his 90th year. Beloved husband of Phyllis Jean DAWKINS (née EILERTSON) and former husband of Margaret L. DAWKINS (née STEIN.) Dear father of Dr. Reed DAWKINS (Linda McKAY), Robin WRIGHT (Ron WRIGHT) and Dalton DAWKINS (Mary Lynn JAQUES). Loving Grandfather of Jody WRIGHT (Sarah WRIGHT) and Amanda DAWKINS (predeceased) and Kyle DAWKINS. Great-grandfather of William WRIGHT. Stepfather of Judith HATELEY and predeceased by stepson Dr. Michael HATELEY (Anna.) Stepgrandfather of Geoffrey and Joel HATELEY. Predeceased by his brothers Dalton McKenna and Gerald DAWKINS (Mary.) At the request of the family there will be no funeral service. Cremation with a private family graveside service. As expressions of sympathy donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario, 617 Wellington Street, London, N6A 3R6 and the C.N.I.B. 749 Baseline Road East, London, N6C 2R6. A Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South (433-5184) in care of arrangements. On line condolences accepted at www.amgeorgefh.on.ca

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-06-23 published
COTTON, Dorothy Lucille (née WRIGHT)
Dorothy Lucille COTTON, daughter of the late George Wallace and Lucy Copping WRIGHT, passed away peacefully on June 21st, 2005. Dorothy was born in Toronto in 1915 and spent her early years in Hamilton and many summers on Sparrow Lake. Dorothy's remarkable life was full of the things she most loved: family, Friends, animals, painting and golfing. Her love of golf spanned more than eighty years and her start at golf was impressive. Dorothy became ladies champion many times in Saint Thomas and at Chedoke in Hamilton. Her next success came with the coveted "Hole-in-One." Most recently, she discovered the joys of the links on the computer but was still occasionally found on the greens with her golfing buddies at age 89. Golfing, however, was not her only passion. She also came from a long line of people with a talent for painting and pursued this interest from an early age. Dorothy will be best remembered for her love of her family, children and animals. Throughout her life she provided safe harbour to many birds, fish, pugs and cats and provided an abundance of love and treats to her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Dorothy was predeceased by her husband Ray in 1965. In addition to her daughter Lynda BAUGHMAN of London, Dorothy is also survived by her son, Allan COTTON of Kelowna, British Columbia. Dorothy was a much loved grandmother to Vicki MENCE and her husband of Kingston, Michelle BAUGHMAN, Doug (Sally) BAUGHMAN, Randy (Stephanie) BAUGHMAN, all of London, Mark (Michele) BAUGHMAN of Toronto, Lance (Maggie) COTTON of Kelowna, British Columbia and Paul (Dana) COTTON also of Kelowna. Dorothy's presence will be deeply missed by her seven greatgrandchildren. She is also survived by a daughter-in-law, two nieces, a nephew and many wonderful Friends here and in Florida. A celebration of Dorothy's life will take place at Littlewood United Church on Friday, June 24th at 1 p.m. with Reverend Krist iane Charlton officiating. Instead of visitation, a reception will follow at the church after the service. If desired, donations to the Canadian Diabetic Association or The London Humane Society would be gratefully acknowledged, but Dorothy would be happiest if you remember her while out on the golf course, admiring a sunset at the lake, or just when enjoying the good things in life. McFarlane and Roberts Funeral Home, 652-2020 in care of arrangements.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-06-26 published
SHARPE, Cora Blanche (STEWARDSON)
Cora Blanche (STEWARDSON) passed away Friday, June 24, 2005 at Strathroy Hospital following a short illness in her 94th year. A resident of 172 Deacon Street, Thedford. Beloved wife of the late Clifford SHARPE (1990.) Loved Mother of Lloyd (Patti) SHARPE, Georgetown, and Ilene (Bill) HENDERSON, Forest. Predeceased by sons Norman (1979) and Earl (1999). Survived by 11 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by brothers Herbert, Carl, Wilson and sister Rena. Resting at Ronn E. Dodge Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, McFarlane Chapel, 9 James Street S., at Watt (Forest) Lambton Shores. Visitation period Monday, June 27, 2005 at 12-1: 30 p.m. Funeral service Monday 2 p.m. with Reverend Doug WRIGHT and Reverend Jeff SMITH. Interment Arkona Cemetery. Donations gratefully accepted to Thedford United Church, Lung Association, or charity of choice. (Cheques only received at Funeral Home.) A memorial tree will be planted in memory of Mrs. SHARPE by the Dodge family.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-07-06 published
LLOYD, Harold
Harold LLOYD, in his 73rd year, suddenly at home in Pensa Cola, Florida on July 4, 2005. Survived by loving wife Barbara, daughters Donna, Ellen and Amanda. Brother of Rose LEWIS, London and John WRIGHT, London, Mary JOHNSTON, Sarnia. Predeceased by Jean BROOKS and Charles WRIGHT, 10 nieces and nephews. Cremation and service to be in Pensa Cola, Florida.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-07-09 published
GREEN, David James " Dave"
Suddenly, at South Huron Hospital, Exeter, Friday, July 8, 2005, David James " Dave" GREEN, of Grand Bend, age 64. Beloved husband of Sandra V. (RITCHIE) GREEN. Loved father of Robert "Bob" GREEN and Tara FUNSTON of London, Jacqui and Garry GILLIARD of Forest. Lovingly remembered by his nine grandchildren. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Pat and Ross VEAL of Hensall, Lois DAVIDSON of Goderich, Kay GREEN of Grand Bend, Doug WALLIS of London, Dolores GREEN of Grand Bend, Joan and Jack EAGLESON of Grand Bend, Sonia and Wayne GREB of Centralia, Clare and Eleanor RITCHIE of Sarnia, Clifford and Velma RITCHIE of Parkhill. Also remembered by his mother-in-law Viola RITCHIE of Chateau Gardens, Parkhill and many nieces, nephews and their families. Predeceased by parents Ivan GREEN and Audrey (WOOD) (GREEN) HUTCHINSON/HUTCHISON, stepfather Les HUTCHINSON/HUTCHISON, brothers Ronald, Howard and Clifford "Kip" GREEN and sister Fran WALLIS. Cremation. Visitation at the T. Harry Hoffman and Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood, Sunday, 2 to 4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.; where the Funeral Service will be held Monday, July 11, 2005 at 11 a.m. The Reverend Doug WRIGHT officiating. Interment Pinery Cemetery, Grand Bend. If desired, memorial donations to the Cancer Society or charity of choice would be appreciated. Condolences at www.hoffmanfuneralhome.com

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-07-12 published
LONGTHORNE, Thomas Frederick Appleby "Fred Sr."
Peacefully at Royal Victoria Hospital, Barrie on Sunday, July 10, 2005, Fred LONGTHORNE Sr. of Bradford and formerly of London and Saint Thomas in his 93rd year. Beloved husband of the late Margery (Marge) WRIGHT. Dear father of Fred and his wife Sandra. Dear grandfather of Jessica and Glenn. Dear brother of George LONGTHORNE of London and Lily FIGHTER of Armstrong, British Columbia. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Friends may call at Skwarchuk Funeral Home, 30 Simcoe Road, Bradford (1-800-209-4803) for visitation on Thursday, July 14, 2005 from 10 a.m. until time of a funeral service in the Lathangue Chapel at 11: 30 a.m. A Masonic Service will be held under the auspices of Simcoe Lodge #79 Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons, Bradford on Thursday at 10: 30 a.m. Interment St. Paul's Cemetery, Coulson's Hill. Donations to the Trinity Anglican Church, Bradford Memorial Fund, or to Royal Victoria Hospital or to the charity of your choice would be appreciated.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-07-14 published
MORRIS, Theresa Anne (née McIVER)
Peacefully, in Montreal, on Monday, July 11th, 2005, Theresa Anne (McIVER) MORRIS. Born in Hibbert Township, November 8th, 1924. Beloved wife of the late Thomas D. MORRIS (June 16, 1991.) Terri will be sadly missed by her three children: Mary Jo, Margee (Pierre LEGACÉ) and Pat; her sisters: Alice STILES and Josephine BECHELEY; her in-laws: Fr. Elwyn MORRIS, Mrs. Mary KEARNS and Mrs. Angela HAGGERTY and her numerous nieces, nephews and their families. Predeceased by her parents: Peter McIVER and the former Mary Catherine JOHNSON, her sister and brothers-in-law Mary and Scott COFFIN and Jeanne and John WRIGHT, her sister Margaret McIVER and her nephew Peter STILES.
Terri graduated from the University of Western Ontario in 1946 and from the Ontario College of Education in 1947. She taught school in Petrolia and Perth in the late 1940's and early 1950's and at the Glendale High School in Tillsonburg during the 1960's and early 1970's. In Tillsonburg, she was past president of the Catholic Women's League and of the Tillsonburg Duplicate Bridge Club and "contributed much of her considerable energy to various community organizations. She was a lively, friendly and outgoing person, whose enjoyment of singing, dancing, stories and fun went with her everywhere. Her love of people, especially of children and young people and animals was appreciated by all who knew her. Her secret acts of kindness were many. We love you, Mum."
Relatives and Friends can meet with the MORRIS family at the Verhoeve Funeral Home, 262 Broadway, Tillsonburg (519) 842-4238 on Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. C.W.L. Prayers are Friday at 4 p.m. Parish Prayers are Friday evening at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass of a Christian Burial on Saturday morning at 10 a.m. at the Saint Mary's Roman Catholic Church, 51 Venison Street West (at Rolph Street) Tillsonburg by Reverend Father Matthew GEORGE. Interment to follow in the Tillsonburg Cemetery. Memorial donations (payable by cheque) to the "Diabetes Association" or the "Heart and Stroke Foundation" would be gratefully acknowledged by the family.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-07-29 published
DENKERS, Vernetta Margaret (née MURPHY)
Peacefully, with her family at her side, at Bluewater Health, Sarnia on Thursday, July 28th, 2005, Vernetta Margaret (MURPHY) DENKERS of Forest, age 85 years. Cherished mother of Gail and Bob CASSIDY of Forest. Loving grandmother of Gary and Kim CASSIDY and Tracy and Paul HEDDEN, all of Forest, and Randy CASSIDY of London. Dear great-grandmother of Chantelle and Mitchell HEDDEN and Michael, Aaron, and Nicole CASSIDY. Dear sister of Clyde MURPHY and his wife June of Chatham, Jean JOHNSTON and her husband Gordon of Thamesville, Mary HORNE of Tucson, Arizona, Stella MAHOVLICH of Newbury, Joyce WALLIS and her husband Ron of Hungry Hollow, Vivian WRIGHT and Tom CARTER of Delaware; as well as several nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her husband, Jack DENKERS; her parents, Clyde and Kathleen MURPHY; grand_son, Ricky CASSIDY; sister, Evelyn BRYANT; brother Laurie MURPHY and brother-in-laws, Bill BRYAND, Harvey HORNE, Charles MAHOVLICH, and Larry WRIGHT. A private family Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, July 30th, 2005 at 2: 00 p.m. a the Roon E. Dodge Funeral Home, Forest, with Chaplain Elaine WALKER officiating. Visitation, for family only, will be held prior to the service at 1: 00 p.m. Cremation to follow. Donations may be made to the Lambton County Development Services, 339 Centre Street, Petrolia Ontario, N0N 1J0. A memorial tree will be planted in memory of Vernetta by the Dodge Family.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-08-08 published
WRIGHT, Frank A.
On Friday, August 5th, Frank A. WRIGHT, in his 87th year, passed away at Chelsey Park Retirement Community, London, Ontario. Beloved husband of the late Phyllis WRIGHT (2004.) Dear father of Donna FOOTE and her husband Jack of London, Jerry WRIGHT and his wife Sharon of Corunna and Sandy SHERMAN and her husband Peter of London. Loving grandfather of Jim, Kelly, Scott, Dave, Tom and Jenny and greatgrandfather of Abby, Jenna, Alexandra, Ben, William, Jack, Jaimie, Andie, Destiny and Riley. Dear brother of Ed WRIGHT and his wife Evelyn of Whitby, Len WRIGHT and his wife Betty of Woodstock and Barbara BUCHKO of London. Predeceased by his sisters Ivy EADE and Dorothy HANEY. Dear brother-in-law of Jean and Winc SMITH of St. Petersburg, Florida and Ruth and Bob KILBOURN of London and Helen REID of Dorchester. Frank's family are sincerely grateful to all of the staff on the second floor of Chelsey Park Nursing Home for their kindness and excellent care of Frank during his residence there since Christmas of 2004. Family and Friends are invited to visitation at the Lloyd R. Needham Funeral Chapel, 520 Dundas Street, London on Monday, August 8th from 11: 30 to 1:00 p.m. when the service will be conducted with Reverend Keith REMESHWAR officiating. Interment Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to the Parkinson's Society, Heart and Stroke Foundation or the charity of your choice would be appreciated. Tributes may be left at www.mem.com

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-08-26 published
SPOHN, Joseph
At his residence on Wednesday, August 24th, 2005 Joseph SPOHN of London in his 98th year. Beloved husband of the late Anna (THEISZ) SPOHN. Dear father of Andrew SPOHN and his wife Catherine of Baltimore, Elizabeth PORRETTA and her husband Antonio of Phelpston and Margaret WRIGHT and her husband Bill of London. Predeceased by his brothers Karl, Michael, Frank, Jacob and John and his sister Theresa. Loving grandfather of 11 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Friends will be received by the family from 7-9 p.m. on Friday at the A. Millard George Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London. A funeral mass will be celebrated at Saint Martin of Tours Catholic Church, 46 Cathcart Street, London on Saturday, August 27, 2005 at 10 a.m. Interment in Saint Mary's Cemetery, Simcoe to follow at 2 p.m. Prayers will be said at the funeral home at 7 p.m. on Friday. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Foundation, 442 Adelaide Street, North, London, Ontario, N6B 3H8. (Online condolences accepted at www.amgeorgefh.on.ca)

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-08-27 published
WRIGHT, George
In loving memory of George WRIGHT, who passed away on August This day is remembered and quietly kept.
No words are needed, we never forget.
Sadly missed by Myrtle, Keith, Lois, Howard, Ruth and families.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-08-29 published
WAUGH, David Stanley " Stan"
At London Health Sciences Centre - Victoria Hospital on Saturday, August 27, 2005, with his family at his side, David Stanley "Stan" WAUGH of London in his 71st year. Beloved husband of Beverley (WRIGHT) WAUGH. Dear father of Steve WAUGH and his wife Kathy, Pam TUNKS, Brenda WATSON and her husband Bob, Charlene KEITH and her husband Dale, Mindy PAISLEY and her husband Steve, Jodi HORTON and Nicole LEE and her husband Chris all of London. Loving grandfather of 19 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Friends will be received by the family from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London where the funeral service will be conducted in the chapel on Wednesday, August 31st, 2005 at 11: 00 a.m. Interment in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, London. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the London Regional Cancer Program, 747 Baseline Road East, London, Ontario N6C 2R6. (Online condolences accepted at www.amgeorgefh.on.ca)

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-08-31 published
KNAPP, Edward Knapp
Passed away at St. Catharines General Hospital on Monday, August 29, 2005 in his 78th year. Beloved husband of Jean. Loving father of Steven and his wife Joanne of Loretto. Cherished grandfather of Holly and Jaclyn. He will be lovingly remembered by his sister Ruby STYLES of Saint Thomas, sisters-in-law Grace of Parkhill, Iva of Chilliwack, British Columbia, Margaret of Port Stanley, Blanche of Halifax and brothers-in-law Lewis of Amherstburg and Hugh of Beaton. The family will receive their Friends at J.J. Patterson and Sons Funeral Residence, 19 Young Street, Welland on Wednesday from 5-8 p.m. Reverend Kim WRIGHT will conduct the funeral service at Wesley United Church, 244 First Ave. Welland on Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Private family interment at a later date. In memory of Edward, memorial contributions may be made to Wesley United Church General Fund. On line memories and condolences at www.jjpatterson.ca As a memorial tribute, a tree will be planted in Memory Woods. A tree grows - memories live.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-09-02 published
EATWELL, Dorothy Margaret
Dorothy Margaret passed away at the Norfolk General Hospital, Simcoe on Wednesday, August 31st, 2005 in her 86th year. Beloved wife and best friend of Douglas EATWELL of Simcoe. Loving mother of Donna WRIGHT and her husband, the late Fred (2001) of London. Complete funeral arrangements at www.smithfuneralchapel.com

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-09-13 published
WRIGHT, June Isabel (BADMAN)
At Alexandra Marine and General Hospital on Sunday September 11, 2005. June Isabel (BADMAN) WRIGHT of Goderich in her 77th year. Beloved wife of Albert WRIGHT. Dear mother of Larry WRIGHT (Cathy) of Calgary, Linda MYERS (Terry) of Fullarton, Kathleen DUMIGAN (Joe) of Sheparton. Loving grandmother of Frank and Shane WRIGHT, Heather SEARL and Tracy STOTT, Gary DUMIGAN and many great grandchildren. Predeceased by brother Lorne BADMAN. Friends will be received at McCallum and Palla Funeral Home, Cambria Rd. at East Street, Goderich, on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the funeral home on Thursday September 15, 2005 at 1 p.m. Interment Dungannon Cemetery. Donations to the Parkinson Foundation or Alexandra Marine and General Hospital Foundation.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-09-15 published
ESTABROOKS, Carol A. (née MORSE)
Peacefully, surrounded by her family at Parkwood Hospital after a courageous battle with cancer Carol A. ESTABROOKS (née MORSE) of Dorchester in her 59th year. Loving mother of Steven (wife Nancy) and Kathy WRIGHT (husband Tom) all of Dorchester. Beloved Nana of Aiden and Jamieson (ESTABROOKS;) and Mackenzie, Meghan and Madison (WRIGHT.) Sadly missed by her sisters Dr. Linda MORSE (husband Stephen) of Ottawa, Sharon SWAN (husband Doug) of Clinton, Trudy DEVINE (husband Tom) of Dorchester and brother Bruce MORSE of London. Fondly remembered by all her nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Bruce and Audrey MORSE. Carol was a dedicated worker with Canadian Blood Services for 27 years. At Carol's request immediate cremation. A Memorial Service/Reception will be held at the home of Trudy and Tom, 2518 Catherine St. W., Dorchester (Waubuno) on Saturday, September 17, 2005 at 2: 00 p.m. Interment of cremated remains in Wales at a later date. Memorial donations to a charity of your choice gratefully acknowledged. (Bieman Funeral Home, Dorchester 268-7672 in charge of arrangements).

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-09-17 published
SMITH, Jean Elise (née CORMACK)
At Alexandra Hospital, Ingersoll on Thursday September 15, 2005. Jean Elise SMITH (née CORMACK) of Ingersoll and formerly of Embro in her 101st year. Beloved wife of the late Frank L. SMITH (1975.) Dear mother of Margaret BALL and her husband Gerald of Embro, Donna CHALKLEY and her partner Chuck of Woodstock and mother-in-law of Margaret SMITH of London. Loved grandmother of fifteen grandchildren, forty two great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren. Predeceased by son William SMITH, grand_son Ian BALL, by her son-in-law Fred CHALKLEY, by brother Ross CORMACK and her sister Eva PEARSON and brother-in-law William PEARSON. Jean had been a life member of the Women's Institute of Knox United Church, Embro. Friends may call at the R.D. Longworth Funeral Home, 845 Devonshire Avenue, Woodstock, 539-0004 on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., where the funeral service will be held in the chapel on Monday, September 19, 2005 at 11: 00 a.m. with Reverend Glen WRIGHT officiating. Interment in the North Embro Cemetery. Contributions to the Knox United Church, Embro, the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of your choice would be appreciated. Online condolences at www.longworthfuneralhome.com

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-09-21 published
HODDER, Laurena (HUMPHREY)
At Four Counties Health Services on Monday, September 19, 2005. Peacefully, surrounded by her family Laurena (HUMPHREY) HODDER of R.R.#1 Dutton, in her 91st year. Beloved wife of the late Norman HODDER. Dear mother of Joan and Ken NEIL of West Lorne, Dianne and Herb FELDER of Rodney, Bob and June HODDER of Dutton, Sandra and Jim WRIGHT of Newmarket, Dick and Wendy HODDER of Dutton. Loved grandma of Sheri and Kevin WILLCOCKS, Janice and Steve KREBS, Deanna and Todd BROPHY, Derek FELDER, Delynne and Brian HOWSE, Drew and Melissa FELDER, Rob HODDER, Joe and Aimee HODDER, Lisa and Bryan GRIEGOSCHEWSKI, Aaron, Darcy, Devon, Amy WRIGHT, Ashley, Kyle and Leslie, Tasha and Billy, Hunter, Hilary, Dakota and 6 great-grandchildren. Relatives and Friends will be received at the Arn Funeral Home, 193 Shackleton Street, Dutton, Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 where the funeral service will be held on Friday, September 23, 2005 at 11: 00 a.m. Interment in Fairview Cemetery, Dutton. Donations to Saint John's United Church would be appreciated.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-09-24 published
FISHER, R. Howard
Of Sarnia, formerly of Hyde Park, Ontario passed away suddenly at Victoria Hospital, London on Friday, September 23, 2005, at the age of 74 years. Beloved husband of Dorothy (WALKER) FISHER. Dear father of Wendy and husband Glen WRIGHT, Paul FISHER all of Sarnia and the late Karen ROBSON (1989.) Loving grandfather to Corey WRIGHT and Michelle SMITH and their daughter Cailyn and Kevin WRIGHT all of Sarnia. Predeceased by his parents Gordon and Joy FISHER and a brother Alan FISHER. Howard retired from the C.N.R. in 1993, was a member of Victoria Lodge #56 Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons, Sarnia Shrine Club, Dunlop United Church Romeo Club and the Sarnia Retirees Bowling Club. Friends will be received at the Stewart Funeral Home, 254 George Street, Sarnia Monday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Masonic Service will be held Monday evening 6: 45 p.m. auspices Victoria Lodge #56 Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Tuesday at 11: 00 a.m. with Reverend Gary SHUTTLEWORTH of Dunlop United Church officiating. Interment in Hyde Park Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy memorial donations may be made to the Shrine Club of Sarnia.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-09-25 published
MUXWORTHY, Carolyn Anne (née SCOTT)
Passed away peacefully with her family at her side on Friday, September 23, 2005 in her 61st year. She will be sadly missed by her beloved husband Victor. Loving mother of Lori JONES (Wayne,) Tammie VAUGHAN (Patrick,) and Brigette MUXWORTHY (Aaron) all of London as well as several grandchildren. Dear daughter of Viola SCOTT and the late Donald SCOTT of Ilderton. Cherished sister of Margaret LEWIS (Clifford) of Toronto. Beverly SHELDON (William) of London, sister-in-law of Randall WRIGHT, and predeceased by sister Kathryn. Funeral service will be held at Forest Lawn Memorial Chapel, 1997 Dundas Street East (at Wavell), London, on Tuesday, September 27, 2005 at 2 p.m. Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Donations to the Alzheimer's Society or charity of your choice would be gratefully appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to Memorial Funeral Home 452-3770.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-10-02 published
ARMITAGE, Thelma Dorothy (HUGHES)
At Marshall Gowland Manor, Sarnia, on Friday, September 30, 2005, Thelma Dorothy (HUGHES) ARMITAGE, age 83, of Sarnia, beloved wife of the late Harry Ellis ARMITAGE and dear mother of Jack ARMITAGE and his wife Joanne of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Bob ARMITAGE and his wife Linda and Margaret WRIGHT and her husband Tom all of Sarnia. Loving grandmother of Deborah (Blake), Cheryl (Ron), Greg (Sara), Meegan (Todd), Joe, Lee Ann (Scott), and Dawn (Rob.) Dear sister of Jean PARKER and her husband Bert of Callander and Linda COONEY of South River. Also survived by eleven great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by three sisters Ethel, Edith and Phyllis. Mrs. ARMITAGE was born at Powassan and had resided in the Sarnia area since 1948. Funeral service will be held in the Chapel of the D.J. Robb Funeral Home, 102 N. Victoria Street, Sarnia, on Monday, October 3rd at 2: 00 p.m. Cremation to follow with interment of ashes in Lakeview Cemetery. Visitation at the funeral home on Monday afternoon from 1: 00 p.m. until time of service. Sympathy may be expressed through memorial donations to the Charity of Choice. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family through djrobbfh@ebtech.net

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-10-08 published
LISTER, Beryl
Quietly at South Huron Hospital, October 6th, 2005, Ms Beryl LISTER, of Exeter, in her 52nd year. Loving sister of Len and his wife Marilyn LISTER and Gail and husband Wayne WRIGHT. Predeceased by her parents Howard and Neva LISTER, her sister Linda and brother Richard. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Visitation in the Lloyd R. Needham Funeral Chapel (520 Dundas Street, London) on Tuesday, October 12th from 7-9 p.m. Private family interment. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Tributes may be left at www.mem.com

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-10-10 published
WRIGHT, Geoffrey Kenneth
Peacefully at Victoria Hospital, London on Thursday, October 6, 2005 in his 85th year. Beloved husband of the late Jane L. WRIGHT. Loving father of Janet WRIGHT and her husband David ROBINSON of Sudbury and John Geoffrey WRIGHT of Toronto. Dear grandfather of Kirsten and Erica ROBINSON and uncle of Jane-Ann TASKER. Geoffrey was a member of the Royal Canadian Regiment. Friends may call during the hour preceding the funeral service which will be conducted at the James A. Harris Funeral Home, 220 St. James St. at Richmond, on Wednesday, October 12 at 11: 00 a.m. A reception will be held in the funeral home following the service. Interment Mt. Hope Cemetery, Brantford. Memorial contributions to the charity of your choice would be gratefully acknowledged.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-10-13 published
FARRELL, Elsie Ann (formerly ZINN, née PALMER)
At the Alexandra Marine and General Hospital, on Wednesday, October 12, 2005 Mrs. Elsie Ann FARRELL (née PALMER,) age 54, of Goderich. Beloved wife of Jim FARRELL of Goderich. Loving mother of Tabatha (Paul) of Vanastra, Sonya of Goderich, Carla (Troy) of Exeter and Aleshia of Goderich. Cherished grandmother of Brandon and Justice. Loving sister of Carroll and Allan CLIFTON of Burgessville and Lynda WRIGHT of Woodstock. Dear sister-in-law of John and Mary FARRELL of Kincardine, Ken and Joanne and Allan and Mary. Sadly missed by several nieces and nephews. Also lovingly remembered by Stan and Ella ZINN and family. Predeceased by her first husband Ed ZINN, an unborn child, parents Beth and Carl PALMER, mother-in-law Mary HARRIS and son-in-law Shawn COOPER. Friends will be received at the Falconer Funeral Homes Ltd. "Bluewater Chapel" 201 Suncoast Dr. E. Goderich on Thursday, October 13 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and on Friday, October 14, 2005 from noon until time of the funeral service at 1 p.m. Interment Maitland Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the London Health Sciences Centre - Victoria Campus - Oncology Department would be appreciated.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-11-02 published
McNAMARA, Julia Louise " Lou" (née BEAN)
At London, Ontario on Tuesday November 1, 2005 at the London Health Sciences Centre after a valiant battle with cancer. She was in her 88th year. Beloved mother of Margaret KERNAGHAN (Bill) of Edmonton, Alberta, Fr. Terrence McNAMARA of Chatham, Sr. Dianne McNAMARA, S.P. of London, and Patrick McNAMARA (Janet) of Greensboro, North Carolina. Predeceased by her husband, Gerald (1990) and infant daughter Patricia Louise. Dear grandmother of Patrick and Shawn KERNAGHAN, Meghan, Colleen, and Ryan McNAMARA. Great-grandmother of Brendan and "Katie" KERNAGHAN. Dear sister of Alice WATTERS, Ann WRIGHT, Evelyn MARION of Sudbury, Eileen McKINSTRY of Kingston, Kathleen DONOHUE of London. Predeceased by her sister Velma RADEY, Earl, Donald, Henry and Frank BEAN. Louise was born on December 17, 1917 the daughter of the late Joseph and Mildred COONEY) BEAN. She was a 62 year member of the Catholic Women's League. Visitation at John T. Donohue Funeral Home, 362 Waterloo St. at King, London, on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 o'clock. Parish Prayers Wednesday afternoon at 3 o'clock. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Patrick's Church, 377 Oakland Avenue at Dundas Street East, on Thursday morning at 10 o'clock. Interment in St. Anthony's Cemetery, Chatham at 2: 30 on Thursday. Donations to the charity of one's choice.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-11-06 published
WRIGHT, Ruth Marguerite
Peacefully after a lengthy illness at the Brantford General Hospital on Friday November 4, 2005. Ruth Marguerite WRIGHT in her 88th year. Beloved wife of the late Robert William WRIGHT. Loving mother of Robert and his wife Theresa, Brantford. Survived by sisters Alethea, Dorothy, Jean, Helen, and Lois. Ruth was pre-deceased by her brothers Arnold, and Kenneth and sisters Muriel and Beth. A heartfelt thank you to the Doctors, nurses and staff members at the Brantford General Hospital. A special thank you to Dr. OVERHOLD for the many years of compassionate care. Friends will be received at the Dennis Toll Funeral Home, 55 Charing Cross Street, Brantford on Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Service in the chapel on Monday November 7, 2005 at 11: 00 a.m. Interment to take place at a later date.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-11-08 published
HAWKINS, Marion P. (WILSON)
Peacefully at Chateau Gardens Nursing Home, Parkhill on Sunday November 6, 2005, Marion P. (WILSON) HAWKINS age 82 of Thedford. Beloved wife of the late Clarence HAWKINS (1998) and loving mother of Steve and Phyl HAWKINS of Sarnia, Gary and Karen HAWKINS of London, Ron and Judy HAWKINS of Windsor, Brad HAWKINS and Cathie SHARPE, both of Grand Bend, Connie and Paul GAYLER of Thedford. Cherished Gramma of Jacquie, Mark, Tom, Crystal, Joseph, Laura, Emily, Barbara, Kristina and Ryan. Great Gramma of Hannah, Caleb and Payton. Dear sister of Mickey JOHNSON of Stratford and the late Bill WILSON. Fondly remembered by special friend Connie. Resting at Gilpin Chapel, Thedford for visitation on Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service at Thedford United Church on Thursday November 10th at 1: 30 p.m., Reverend Douglas WRIGHT officiating. Interment Pinehill Cemetery. Memorial donations to Cancer Society, Thedford United Church or Victorian Order of Nurses gratefully acknowledged.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-11-11 published
LAWRENCE, Wanda (née ROWCLIFFE)
Peacefully at South Huron Hospital, Exeter, on Wednesday, November 9, 2005, Wanda (ROWCLIFFE) LAWRENCE, of Hensall, in her 88th year. Beloved wife of the late Hilliard LAWRENCE (1986.) Dear mother of Gary and Bonnie LAWRENCE of Hensall and Anne and Steve PADILLA of Lansing, Illinois. Loving grandmother of Dwayne and Kori, Darryl and Sheri, Debbie and Chris MISCH, Angie and Darryl, Laurie and Jeromey, Brent and great-grandmother of Cassie, Courtlan, Felicity, Riley and Morgan. Dear sister-in-law of Mary ROWCLIFFE and Eleanor LAWRENCE. Sadly missed by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Byram and Perla ROWCLIFFE, one son Paul, one brother Carman and two sisters Thelma WRIGHT and Wilma OKE. Visitation in the Hensall Visitation Chapel, 79 King Street, Hensall, on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where a private family funeral service will be conducted on Saturday, November 12, 2005. Interment Trinity Anglican Cemetery, Mitchell. Memorial contributions may be made to the Canadian National Institute for the Blind (J.M. McBeath Funeral Home, Zurich) Condolences may be forwarded through www.jmmcbeathfuneralhome.com A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Wanda LAWRENCE.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-11-16 published
JOHNSON, Reverend Maxwell
At Woodingford Lodge, Ingersoll on Tuesday, November 15, 2005, Rev. Maxwell JOHNSON, in his 86th year. Loving husband of Jo-Anne JOHNSON of Chattanooga, Tennessee. and the late Marguerite GREENLEES (1973.) Lovingly remembered by his children Paul and Brenda JOHNSON of Harley, Mary and Chris WHITE/WHYTE of Simcoe, Ruth and Ted STOREY of Burgessville and Donald and Sheila JOHNSON of Embro. Cherished grandfather of eleven grandchildren. Survived by his sister Pauline JOHNSON of Victoria, British Columbia. Predeceased by brother Edwin JOHNSON (1991,) sister Helen JOHNSON (1994) and son-in-law Doug COTTON (1988.) Remembered also as an uncle, brother-in-law, cousin, friend and active member of many communities and groups. Max was a public and high school teacher and later a United Church Minister. He was a life member of Arkona Masonic Lodge and a past director of the Canadian Snowbird Association. Friends will be received at the McBeath-Dynes Funeral Home, 246 Thames St. S., Ingersoll Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at Knox United Church, Embro on Friday, November 18, 2005 at 11: 00 a.m. Reverend Glen WRIGHT officiating. Interment Service at Arkona Cemetery on Friday at 3: 30 p.m. Memorial donations to the Kidney Foundation or charity of your choice would be appreciated.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-11-17 published
WOODS, Edna Iona Delphin (née FOX) (a.k.a. Dorcas, Tilly and Grannie Annie)
Passed away at St. Joseph's Villa in Dundas on Wednesday, November 16th, 2005 at the age of 94. Loving wife of the late Walter WOODS and predeceased by brothers Cecil, and Russell Fox, sister Verna STRATTO and son-in-law Bruce WRIGHT. Dear mother of Sharon (Ancaster) and special Grannie to Shayna and Emma. Sister to Hazel GALES and Vel HUNT of London, Ontario and Betty of Arizona. Survived by many nieces and nephews in London and surrounding areas. Edna was a long time and active member of Saint Mary's Anglican Church, Bartonville; Lifetime member of A.C.W.; Member of Anglican Business Women and Hamilton East P.C. She dedicated her life to others (behind the scenes activities) and was well known for her catering at the church, choir mother duties and alter guild. She was a extraordinary volunteer. Special thanks to the Pine Grove staff at St. Joseph's Villa for their exceptional care. Visiting will be held ay Saint Mary's Anglican Church (1831 King Street East, Hamilton) on Friday, from 1-2 p.m. Service to follow at 2 p.m. Interment will be held at Woodland Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Saint Mary's Anglican Church or charity of choice would be appreciated. (Arrangements entrusted to Markey Dermody Funeral Home 1-905-547-1121). "Feisty 'til the end"

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-11-21 published
WRIGHT, Jack Allan Lewis
Peacefully on Friday, November 18, at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Barrie, Ontario, in his 89th year. Loving son of Stella Annette WRIGHT and Allan Newell WRIGHT, predeceased; brother of Kathleen (Kaye) GIBSON; beloved husband and best friend of Edna Annie WRIGHT (née DUNN) predeceased; dear father of Edward Allan WRIGHT (Christine) and Nancy Lynne BUTLER (Kenneth;) grandfather of David Kenneth BUTLER (Marnie), Julie Lynne BUTLER, Robert Allan WRIGHT (Toni Lyn) and Meghan Anne WRIGHT; great grandfather of Jordan Allan ROBINSON- WRIGHT and Riley David BUTLER. Former Executive Dean at Georgian College of Applied Arts and Technology, Barrie, Ontario; Director of the Small Business Training Program with the Ontario Department of Education; Assistant Branch Manager of Canadian Pittsburgh Industries; Canadian Manager of Hobbs Glass. Member of the Oriental Masonic Lodge, Port Burwell, Ontario. Past Warden, Lay Reader and Chair of the Advisory Board of Trinity Church, Barrie. A memorial service and celebration of Jack's life will be held at the Steckley Gooderham Funeral Home, 30 Worsley Street, Barrie, at 11 a.m. on Monday, November 21. Interment on Wednesday, November 23 at 1: 30 p.m. in the family plot at the Aylmer Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Trinity Anglican Church, or the Charity of your choice.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-11-26 published
McILWAIN, Everett Ure
At Alexandra Marine and General Hospital, Goderich on Thursday November 24, 2005. Everett Ure McILWAIN of Goderich in his 93rd year. Beloved husband of Hazel (WILSON) McILWAIN. Predeceased by daughter Pat RIVETT. Survived by son-in-law Bill RIVETT of Goderich, sister Esther WRIGHT of Hensall, brother Stanley McILWAIN of Goderich and several nieces and nephews. Also predeceased by brother Maurice McILWAIN. Everett was a former Councilor and Reeve of Goderich Twp. A memorial service will be held at McCallum & Palla Funeral Home, Cambria Rd. at East St. Goderich on Sunday November 27, 2005 at 3 p.m. Cremation has taken place. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of your choice gratefully acknowledged.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-11-26 published
WRIGHT, Elsie (RICHARDSON)
At Alexandra Hospital, Ingersoll on Friday, November 25, 2005, Elsie (RICHARDSON) WRIGHT, of Ingersoll, in her 90th year. Wife of the late Ernie WRIGHT (1980.) Dear mother of Mary and her husband John CROSS of North Carolina, Florence and her husband Bryan HUTCHESON of R.R.#2, Ingersoll and Ruth Ann and her husband Dave SIMS of Kintore. Dear grandmother of Dean and Lisa HUTCHESON, Marsh and Greg LITT, Ryan and Kinga SIMS and Melissa SIMS and six great grandchildren. Dear sister of Mildred RICHARDSON of Woodstock, Ted RICHARDSON and his wife Agnes of Woodstock and Harvey RICHARDSON and his wife Janet of Sarnia. Predeceased by one sister Ruth RAND (2004.) Friends will be received at the McBeath-Dynes Funeral Home, 246 Thames St. S., Ingersoll Monday 3-5 p.m. where service will be held on Tuesday November 29, 2005 at 11: 00 a.m. (Visitation also one hour prior to service time). Rev. Jim CARR officiating. Interment Ingersoll Rural Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Alexandra Hospital Foundation or charity of your choice would be appreciated.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-11-27 published
CHITTICK, Verna (McKAY)
At her residence on Friday, November 25, 2005. Verna (McKAY) CHITTICK of Parkhill in her 93rd year. Beloved wife of the late George Henry CHITTICK (1993.) Dear mother of Gary and Joan CHITTICK of Parkhill. Dear sister-in-law of Mary McKAY of London. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by brother Stewart McKAY (1982) and sisters Ivadell FREMLIN (1998) and Doris BOLT (2005.) Relatives and Friends will be received at the M. Box and son Funeral Home, 183 Broad Street, Parkhill. Visitation on Monday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be conducted on Tuesday, November 29th at 2: 30 p.m. Reverend Douglas WRIGHT will officiate. Memorial donations to the Diabetic Society or charity of choice would be appreciated. Interment in Parkhill Cemetery. Share a memory or send condolence to www.boxfuneralhome.ca M. Box and son will plant a tree in living memory of Mrs. CHITTICK at the Ausable-Bayfield Conservation Parkhill.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-11-28 published
WELCH, Helen
At her residence, with her family by her side, on Friday, November 25, 2005, Helen WELCH of Alvinston in her 56th year. Beloved wife of Larry WELCH. Loving mother of Jeff and Tracey WELCH, Rob and Melinda WELCH, and Steve and Laura WELCH. Special grandmother of Gabrielle, Emily, Jada, and Maicie. Dear sister of Mary Anne DAVIDSON, David PAVEY, Janet BAKER, Robert McALPINE, and Maggie WRIGHT. Also survived by her mother Frances EARL and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her father Lloyd McLACHLIN and her brothers Ross and Larry PAVEY. Relatives and Friends will be received at the Van Heck Visitation Centre, 3232 River Street, Alvinston, on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service will be held on Monday, November 28, 2005 at 1: 30 p.m. Reverend Jim BREEN officiating. Interment Alvinston Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to The Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements by Van Heck Funeral Home, Glencoe (287-2831).

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-12-02 published
WRIGHT, Florence Ellenor (THOMAS)
At Bluewater Health - Mitton Site on Thursday, December 1, 2005, Florence Ellenor (THOMAS) WRIGHT, age 84, of Sarnia, beloved wife of the late Charles Edward WRIGHT, dear mother of Glen WRIGHT and his wife Wendy of Sarnia, loving grandmother of Corey (Michelle) and Kevin WRIGHT all of Sarnia and great-grandmother of Cailyn. Also survived by two sisters-in-law Grace THOMAS of Saint Thomas and Marie THOMAS of London as well as several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by two sisters Viola FORD and Etta THOMAS and four brothers Jake, Ralph, Earl and Jack THOMAS. Born at Ridgetown, Mrs. WRIGHT had resided in Sarnia most of her life. She was a life member of the Rho Master Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority. She was retired as a teacher from the Sarnia Montessori School and had formerly been associated with Reba Jewellers and Sears Canada. Funeral services will be held in the Chapel of the D.J. Robb Funeral Home on Sunday, December 4th, at 2: 00 p.m. Cremation to follow. Visitation at the funeral home on Saturday afternoon from 2: 00-4:00 p.m. and on Sunday afternoon from 12:00 noon until time of service. Beta Sigma Phi Sorority will conduct a memorial service at the funeral home on Saturday afternoon at 1: 45 p.m. Sympathy may be expressed through memorial donations to the Charity of Choice. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family through djrobbfh@ebtech.net

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-12-05 published
WALKER, Bette R. (DUPUIS)
" I loved…and you loved me". Our much loved and beloved mother, Bette R. (DUPUIS) WALKER passed away peacefully at London Health Sciences Centre - Victoria Hospital, London on December 2, 2005. Predeceased by greatly missed husband Lawrence (Larry) WALKER and dear sister Jeanne (DUPUIS) HYATT. Loving mother of Karen Jeanne YORKE (Ward) of Amherstburg, Demra Lynn WALKER of London, Sharlene Audrey ARNOLD (Richard) of Geneva, Switzerland and James Albert WALKER (Carol) of Calgary. Special grandmother of Diedre, Corrinne, Kristin and Aaron as well as eight great grandchildren. She will be sorely missed by her close friend E.J. WRIGHT and dear little Tater. Bette, an avid duplicate Bridge player and Life Master, was an active member of the Bridge community. Cremation has taken place. Family and Friends of our mother are invited to a remembrance gathering on Saturday, December 10, 2005 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Smith Family Centre, 1574 London Line, Sarnia (parking at Smith Funeral Home). Sympathy may be extended through donations to the Sarnia Humane Society or the Salvation Army. Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.smithfuneralhome.ca

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-12-06 published
HOFFMEYER, Jack
After a short illness at Alexandra Marine and General Hospital on Monday December 5, 2005 Jack HOFFMEYER of Goderich Twp. in his 77th year. Beloved husband of Christina (CHEOROS) for 53 years. Dear father of Doug and Joy HOFFMEYER of Goderich Twp., Lynda HOFFMEYER and Harold KLOEZE of Owen Sound. Loving grandfather of Erin and Kris HIUSER, Christopher HOFFMEYER, Morag KLOEZE and Jacob KLOEZE. Brother of Murray (Pansy) of California, Oliver (Jean) of Mitchell, Russell (Jean) of Orillia. Also survived by special Friends Jeanette DONNELLY and Bev WRIGHT of Goderich and sister-in-law Emma HOFFMEYER of Saskatoon. Predeceased by his parents Percy and Irene (Ellah) HOFFMEYER and brother Norman HOFFMEYER. Cremation has taken place. The family will receive Friends at the McCallum and Palla Funeral Home, Cambria Rd. at East St. Goderich on Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Service of Remembrance will be held at North Street United Church on Thursday afternoon at 1: 00 o'clock. Donations to the Goderich Medical Clinic Campaign, North Street United Church or charity of your choice gratefully acknowledged.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-12-07 published
SPATER, Mary-Anne Isobel (née BARKER)
At Alexandra Marine and General Hospital, Goderich, on Monday, December 5, 2005, Mary-Anne Isobel (BARKER) SPATER of R.R.#2 Goderich in her 70th year. Beloved wife of Fred E. SPATER. Loving mother of Sherry Bain of Saint Thomas and Fred C. and wife Glenna SPATER of Owen Sound. Loved and sadly missed by her five grandchildren: Jennifer, Tammy, Lisa, Alex and Jessica. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Judy and John HYNMAN of Brockville, Audrey and Tony TOMKINS of London and Dorothy BENNETT of Qualicum Beach, British Columbia. Also survived by one aunt Elsie CONNING of Brockville and three special Friends, Barb HOWSON, Jo-Anne WIDMAN and Jo-Anne SMITH as well as many other Friends. Predeceased by her parents, Charles and Isobel (WRIGHT) BARKER. Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held at a later date. Following Mary-Anne's wishes, she will be buried with her mother in Brockville, Ontario. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Falconer Funeral Homes Ltd. - Bluewater Chapel, Goderich, 524-1221.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-12-12 published
PELCZ, Sebastian
At Victoria Hospital, London on Saturday, December 10, 2005, Sebastian PELCZ of R.R.#1, Rodney in his 80th year. Dearly loved and sadly missed by his wife Agnes (RIEGER.) Dear father of Frank and his wife Janet of London, Therisa and her husband Bryan WRIGHT of Glencoe, Joe and his wife Lynda of Rodney. Dear grandfather of Darren, Cassandra, Tanika, Tristan, Nicole, Mikayla and Marcia. Also survived by sister Veronika HERR of Hungary. Predeceased by brother George PELCZ, sister-in-law Theresa PELCZ and mother-in-law Theresia RIEGER. Friends may call at the Rodney Chapel on Monday 7-9 p.m., Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass will be conducted from the Saint Mary's Church, West Lorne on Wednesday (see Tuesday's paper for time). Interment Saint Mary's Cemetery. If desired, donations to the Cancer Society or local hospitals would be appreciated as your expression of sympathy. Arrangements entrusted to Padfield Funeral Home Ltd. (519-785-0810).

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-12-13 published
PELCZ, Sebastian
At Victoria Hospital, London on Saturday, December 10, 2005, Sebastian PELCZ of R.R.#1, Rodney in his 80th year. Dearly loved and sadly missed by his wife Agnes (RIEGER.) Dear father of Frank and his wife Janet of London, Therisa and her husband Bryan WRIGHT of Glencoe, Joe and his wife Lynda of Rodney. Dear grandfather of Darren, Cassandra, Tanika, Tristan, Nicole, Mikayla and Marcia. Also survived by sister Veronika HERR of Hungary. Predeceased by brother George PELCZ, sister-in-law Theresa PELEZ and mother-in-law Theresia RIEGER. Friends may call at the Rodney Chapel on Monday 7-9 p.m, Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass will be conducted from the Saint Mary's Church, West Lorne on Wednesday at 11: 00 a.m., Fr. J. KONIECZNY, C.R. Celebrant. Prayers will be held in the Chapel on Tuesday evening at 7: 00 p.m. Interment Saint Mary's Cemetery. If desired, donations to the Cancer Society or local hospitals would be appreciated as your expression of sympathy. Arrangements entrusted to Padfield Funeral Homes Ltd. (519-785-0810).

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-12-13 published
TANNER, Beatrice Victoria (URSTADT)
At London Health Sciences Centre, Victoria Hospital, on Saturday December 10th 2005, Beatrice Victoria (URSTADT) TANNER of London in her 96th year. Beloved wife of the late Victor Charles TANNER. Dear mother of Gale WRIGHT and her husband Graham of Cedar Valley, Ontario. Also loved by her 2 grandchildren Christopher and Ashley. Friends will be received 1 hour prior to the funeral service being held in the chapel of the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London (433-5184) on Thursday at 11 a.m. with Reverend Frank J. VAN VEEN of Calvary United Church officiating. Interment to follow in Hanover Cemetery, Hanover at 3 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations would be appreciated to the charity of your choice. On line condolences accepted at www.amgeorgefa.on.ca

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-12-15 published
WRIGHT, Elsie
The family of the late Elsie WRIGHT wish to express our appreciation for your generous donations, your lovely floral tributes, cards and kind words of support during the recent loss of our mother. Our thanks to Reverend Jim CARR, the staff at McBeath-Dynes Funeral Home and to the ladies of St. James Anglican Church Women. Our thanks also to the staff at Oxford Manor and the third floor staff at Alexandra Hospital for your recent care. We will always remember your thoughtfulness. Mary, Florence and Ruth Ann

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-12-21 published
OAKLEY, Charles Godfrey
Grand Bend, Ontario, surrounded by his loving family, went to be with the Lord on Monday, December 19, 2005 at South Huron Hospital, Exeter, Ontario. Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia he was the son of the late Charles Alexander OAKLEY and Elsie WAMBOLT) OAKLEY. He was held membership in the Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers International Union of America for 50 consecutive years. He was presented with his gold card in 2003. Surviving is his wife Eva Evelyn (CROCKER) OAKLEY, daughters: Doreen (Ted) BAXTER, Sharon (Gerald) KROESBERGEN, Evelyn (Larry) WRIGHT, Rosemarie OAKLEY, Gloria (Gary) DUNCAN, Cathy Ann OAKLEY (Dan), sons Earl Godfrey OAKLEY (Patti,) Robert OAKLEY (Ally.) Dear step father of Carol SUMMERFIELD (Randy), Joseph KISH and Jody KISH (Rob). Dear grandpa of 32 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Lawrence (Marie) OAKLEY, Iona (Albert) McCARTHY, Blanche (Ray) MICHEAU, Cynthia (Andy) OBBEMA, Beverley (Gus BROOKS) OAKLEY and predeceased by Llewellyn Blanchard OAKLEY (Maureen) of London, Ontario, Deanna (Ed) CLARIDGE, and grandchildren Deanna Lynn KINGMA, Gerald Geoffrey KROESBERGEN, Brian LILLYCROP and Patience HODGSKINS. The family will receive Friends and relatives at Forest Lawn Memorial Chapel, 1997 Dundas Street East (at Wavell), London, for visitation on Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. and Thursday from 1-3 p.m. where the funeral service will be on Thursday, December 22, 2005 at 3 p.m. Interment at Saint Marys Cemetery, Woodstock at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations to the charity of your choice. Private Interment at Saint Mary's Cemetery, Woodstock at a later date.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-12-26 published
YOWORSKI " YORK," Eloise (WRIGHT)
At Alexandra Hospital, Ingersoll on Saturday, December 24, 2005, Eloise (WRIGHT) YOWORSKI, of Salford, in her 67th year. Beloved wife of Robert YOWORSKI. Dear mother of Chad and his wife Sherri of Ingersoll and Aaron and his wife Sheri of R.R.#4, Ingersoll. Dear grandmother of Olivia, Brooke and Emily. Dear daughter of Audrey WRIGHT of Woodstock and the late Laurel WRIGHT (1983.) Dear niece of Arlene WRIGHT and June WRIGHT both of Woodstock. Sister of Gary and Wayne WRIGHT. Predeceased by one brother Richard WRIGHT (1974.) Friends will be received at the McBeath-Dynes Funeral Home, 246 Thames St. S Ingersoll Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where service will be held on Thursday, December 29, 2005 at 1: 30 p.m. Pastor Joe DANIEL officiating. Interment later Harris Street Cemetery. Daughters of the Nile Memorial Service Wednesday at 6: 45 p.m. Memorial donations to the Alexandra Hospital Foundation or Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-12-27 published
HUTCHINSON/HUTCHISON, Hazel Martha Jean (née DEMARAY)
At the Sprucedale Care Centre on Saturday, December 24, 2005. Hazel Martha Jean HUTCHINSON/HUTCHISON (née DEMARAY) and formerly of Parkhill in her 82nd year. Beloved wife of the late Wilfred Stacey HUTCHINSON/HUTCHISON (2002.) Dearly loved mother of Glen HUTCHINSON/HUTCHISON and his wife Betty of Glencoe, Sonya BAKER and her husband Robert of London. Cherished grandmother of Debra McDAID, Lisa DAVIS, John HUTCHINSON/HUTCHISON and Tara BAKER. Great Grandmother of Joey McDAID, Murray, Michelle and Dustin DAVIS, and Kyle and Kayden HUTCHINSON/HUTCHISON. Dear sister of Irene BICE of Parkhill, Marion DEMARAY of London, June PATTERSON of Toryhill and Deloras BEAUCHAMP of Stratford. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Lloyd and Olive DEMARAY. Resting at the M. Box and son Funeral Home, 183 Broad Street Parkhill where the funeral service will be conducted on Tuesday, December 27th at 1: 00 p.m. Visitation Monday from 7-9 p.m. Reverend Doug WRIGHT will officiate. Donations to the Alzheimer Society of Charity of Choice would be appreciated. Interment in Parkhill Cemetery. Share a memory or send condolences to www.boxfuneralhome.ca. M. Box and son will plant a tree in living memory of Mrs. HUTCHINSON/HUTCHISON at the Ausable-Bayfield Conservation Parkhill.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.simcoe_county.nottawasaga.collingwood.the_connection 2005-01-07 published
LYNN, Audrey Margaret
Peacefully on Monday, January 3, 2005 at the General and Marine Hospital, Collingwood in her 68th year. Audrey of Stayner, beloved wife of Walter for 50 years. Loving mother of David, Gordon and his wife Cheri, Murray, Danny and his wife Lillian, Nancy and her husband Michael RAWN and Sandra and her husband Jeff CONN. Cherished grandmother of Adam, Christine, Kyle, Brad, Darcy, Michael, Matthew, Christy, Alex and Ben. Survived by her siblings Ruth (Eric) LAWRENCE, Keith (Meryl) MORROW, Jim (June) MORROW, Harold (Debris) MORROW, Donna MONTAGUE, Marilyn (Allan) WRIGHT and Robert (Bonnie) MORROW. She will also be sadly missed by her many nieces, nephews and Friends. Friends were received at the Carruthers and Davidson Funeral Home, 7313 Highway 26 (Main Street), Stayner (705-428-2637) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, January 5, 2005. A funeral service was held in the chapel on Thursday, January 6, 2005 at 1 o'clock. Interment Stayner Union Cemetery. If desired, donations in Audrey's memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. For more information or to sign the online guest book, log on to www.generations.on.ca
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WRIGHT o@ca.on.simcoe_county.nottawasaga.collingwood.the_connection 2005-09-02 published
DUBEAU, Gilbert Marshall
At the Collingwood General and Marine Hospital on Wednesday August 31, 2005 in his 61st year. He will be missed by one son Greg and special friend Marlene. Gilbert is survived by six sisters, Judy (Billy) RITCHIE, June (Bill) GERRARD, Debbie (Leonard) WRIGHT, Sheila (Doug), Sharon (Jim), Darlene (Dennis) POOLE. Gilbert is predeceased by his parents Mrs. Millie DUBEAU (1924-2002) and Mr. Marshall DUBEAU (1917-1983.) Wonderful uncle to many nieces and nephews. A Celebration of Life for family and Friends will be held at the Watts Funeral Home 132 River Road East, Wasaga Beach (705) 429-1040, Saturday September 3rd, 2005 from 2-4 p.m. Donations in Gilbert's name may be made to the charity of your choice. Cremation.
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WRIGHT o@ca.on.simcoe_county.nottawasaga.stayner.stayner_sun 2005-11-09 published
WRIGHT, Arlene
In loving memory of our dear sister
Who passed away November 13, 2003
Time may heal the sadness,
Like a smile that hides the tears.
But love and memories hold you close,
And will throughout the years.
Sadly missed by Marge, Norris and Ida
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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-01-24 published
ALLATT, John " Jack" Gibson
After a courageous battle with cancer, died January 19, 2005, in his 78th year, in Englewood, Colorado. Beloved husband for 52 years of Janet Ross SYMONDS. Dear father of Donna of Littleton, Colorado, John of Toronto and Ken and his wife Debby of Plano, Texas, much beloved grandfather of Brittany and Janessa, great-grandfather to Taylor and Tristen BROTHERS. Dear friend of Ron WRIGHT of Littleton, Colorado. Brother to Douglas and his deceased wife Jean of Ottawa, Robert (Bob) and his wife Jean of Cambridge, Ontario and Dave and his wife, Gail of Dundas, Ontario. Loved Uncle of many nieces, great-nieces, nephews and great-nephews. Fondly remembered by his family and many Friends for his good humour, keen interest in world events and enjoyment of life. Expression of sympathy in Jack's memory to the Canadian Cancer Society, would be appreciated by the family.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-01-26 published
WRIGHT, Mary J.
Died at the age of 76 on Sunday, January 23, 2005, in Markham, Ontario. Mary has resided in Markham with her husband Wilf and family since 1975, moving from Ottawa. Prior to that, her family resided in several places in Western Canada, including Saskatoon, Regina, Victoria and Winnipeg. Mary was a graduate of St. Paul's School of Nursing in Saskatoon. Mary has been active in community affairs, working as a volunteer with Participation House, Cancer Society and Markham-Stouffville Hospital. Mary was predeceased by her husband Wilf, her parents, and brothers Tom and Dick. She leaves her children, Brent, Brad and his wife Monica, and Brenda and her husband Dr. Hugh DEVITT, and grandchildren Mark, Janice, Karen, and Kim. Friends will be received at the Dixon-Garland Funeral Home, 166 Main Street North (Markham Road), Markham, Ontario, on Friday, January 28, 2005 from 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to be held at St. Andrew's United Church, 32 Main Street North, Markham, on Saturday, January 29, 2005 at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to the Alzheimer Society of York Region, 800 Davis Drive, Newmarket, Ontario L3Y 9Z9.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-01-29 published
WRIGHT, Muriel Margaret (Feb. 23, 1914 - January 22, 2005)
On January 22, 2005 Muriel M. WRIGHT passed away peacefully at 90 years leaving to mourn son Gordon (Heather) WELLS, grand_son Martin, brother James (Nancy) HOLMES, sister Doris and nieces and nephews. Muriel joined the Women's Royal English Naval Service in 1942. She obtained B.A., B.Ed., B.L.Sc. degrees and retired from Macdonald College (McGill Univ.) as head Librarian in 1979. She retired to Orillia and moved to British Columbia in 2000. A family memorial to be held. Donations to the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in her memory. Personal Alternative Funeral Services (Kamloops) 1-866-664-9646.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-02-07 published
WRIGHT, Kathleen Frances " Kay" (née BRERETON)
Peacefully, at St. Michael's Hospital, on Friday, February 4, 2005 in her 92nd year. Beloved wife of the late John (Jack) Steele WRIGHT. Survived by her children Anne, John (Ellie) and Bob (Kelly.) Cherished grandmother of Katie, Doug, Jamie, Caroline, Devon and Tory. Predeceased by her sister Dorothy. A private family service will be held. The family would like to extend their thanks to the staff of St. Michael's Hospital for the wonderful care provided. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Michael's Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, Ontario M5B 1W8 would be appreciated by the family.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-02-15 published
BENTLEY, Kenneth Earle
P.Eng., 92, Sackville, New Brunswick (formerly of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia died Friday, February 11, 2005. Born in Billtown, Nova Scotia, he was the eldest son of Henry and Maie PARKER) BENTLEY. A graduate of Acadia University and an honours graduate of Nova Scotia Technical College (Technical University of Nova Scotia), he worked for Imperial Oil Limited in Dartmouth, Sarnia and Montreal. He retired after 43 years service, and went on to run the family daily farm for ten years. He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Leota (KILLAM,) daughters Beth (Bob) KIRK, Barbara (Jaimie) WRIGHT, and son Robert (Glenna RITCEY,) brother Keith, 11 granchildren and 17 great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his brother George. A funeral service will be held Tuesday, February 15 at 2: 00 p.m. at H.C. Lindsay Funeral Home, Kentville, Nova Scotia. The Reverend Ivan Gregan officiating. Private burial to follow in Lakeview Cemetery, Lakeville. Donations in his memory may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada or the charity of choice.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-02-15 published
WRIGHT, Cecilia
In her eightieth year, beloved wife of the late Honourable Peter WRIGHT, died quietly on February 10th, 2005 at Mount Sinai Hospital. She is survived by her daughters Carol STEEPER of Toronto, and Pamela ALLEN of Kingston, her stepdaughter Gillian BALL of Mexico, her grandchildren Andrew and Cecilia STEEPER of Guelph, Christopher BALL of Nova Scotia, and Philippa BODOLAI of Toronto, her great grandchildren Emma and Lars STEEPER and Nicole and Lindsay BODOLAI, and by her brother Captain George OXLEY, Royal Navy Retired of Oxfordshire, United Kingdom. She will be sadly missed by them all and by their families. In keeping with Mrs. WRIGHT's wishes, cremation has taken place. A Celebration of her life is being planned for the spring. No flowers please.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-02-28 published
WRIGHT, Dorothy Jane (née WRIGHT)
On Friday, February 25, 2005. Daughter of the late Walter Faraday and Wilma Redfern WRIGHT. Sister of John P., Walter F., and Harold R. WRIGHT. Survived by her sister- in-law Marisa and nephews John and Derek WRIGHT. She will be fondly remembered by the Leach family and all of her Friends. Cremation. Interment to take place in the Spring at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto. Condolences/Donations at: mcgarryfamily.ca 613-233-1143.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-03-01 published
Methanol mistake leaves man dead
By Jordan PRESS, Tuesday, March 1, 2005 - Page A12
Oshawa -- An Oshawa man who died Sunday of methanol poisoning thought he had been drinking homemade alcohol he had gotten from Friends, his mother said yesterday.
A vodka bottle filled with methanol was passed to Jeff HUSTINS, 24, through a series of Friends, Deborah HUSTINS said in a telephone phone interview.
The friend who gave the bottle to Mr. HUSTINS thought it contained homemade alcohol. It was not clear where the mix-up occurred.
When police recovered the bottle, there was still methanol in it, Ms. HUSTINS said.
"It tasted like alcohol, it smelled like alcohol.... That's what everyone assumed it was."
Methanol -- also known as methyl alcohol -- is clear, colourless and has a slight odour. It is an ingredient in products such as antifreeze, glass cleaner, paints and varnishes. Methyl hydrate, a more potent version of methyl alcohol, is sold in hardware stores.
Mr. HUSTINS drank the methanol for three straight nights, his mother said. On the third night -- Thursday -- he went to a house party where he had no more than one glass of the methanol, she said.
The party was at the apartment of Rich DESROCHES and started after 11 p.m. Mr. HUSTINS, Mr. DESROCHES, 36, and another friend, Dave GOODCHILD, 33, each had the methyl alcohol mixed with orange juice, Mr. DESROCHES said.
"Nobody knew it was methanol," said another man at the party, Kim WRIGHT, 38.
Ms. HUSTINS said she checked on her son Saturday morning and he looked hung over. When she heard that Mr. DESROCHES had similar symptoms, she called an ambulance.
Once at the hospital, Mr. HUSTINS, who had epilepsy, began having seizures. He fell into a coma Saturday night and died Sunday morning.
"I'm hanging in; I'm still in shock, but the full thing hasn't hit me yet," his mother said. "This was my only child."
Mr. DESROCHES and Mr. GOODCHILD also went to hospital but recovered.
Durham Police Sergeant Paul McCURDIN said the death was accidental and police were not planning to lay charges.
Mr. HUSTINS had just moved into an apartment on Normandy Street, near his mother. Yesterday, residents were signing sympathy cards for Ms. HUSTINS.
Mr. HUSTINS's funeral is scheduled for Friday.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-03-04 published
Muriel Gidley STAFFORD
By William WRIGHT, Friday, March 4, 2005 - Page A18
Musician, horticulturalist. Born April 1, 1906, in Leamington, Ontario. Died December 30, 2004, of a stroke, aged 98.
Muriel GIDLEY grew up the daughter of Leamington's postmaster and first water and gas commissioner. Beginning piano lessons at age 7, she finished her Associateship of the Toronto Conservatory of Music in piano in 1925. She also studied organ and, at age 15, was engaged as organist of the Anglican Church.
In 1925, she came to Toronto to study at the Conservatory and live in the old residence on Orde Street. To economize, she moved to an elegant mansion on Sherbourne St. that provided good accommodation at minimal cost for young working women in the city.
She studied organ with G.D. ATKINSON at Sherbourne Street United Church, piano with Ernest SEITZ, and theory with Ernest MacMILLAN, who became a great friend and supporter. Early in her studies, she learned the importance of trusting her own judgment and this formed the core of her authoritative musicianship. When MacMILLAN became principal of the Conservatory, Muriel went to Healey WILLAN for theoretical work. In 1926, she won highest marks (90 per cent) and a gold medal for her A.T.C.M. exam in organ.
About this time, a new congregation -- youthful, intellectual, and artistic -- was being formed as a splinter from Jarvis Street Baptist Church. In 1927, Muriel was invited to take charge both of the organ and choir in this new church "on approval" -- an approval that lasted nearly 32 years. Soon her choir was famous in the city for its fine singing, winning Kiwanis Festival prizes. She enjoyed playing colourful works, always asking herself before starting to master a piece, "Is this piece worth while spending my time learning?"
In winter, Park Road Church was unheated. Muriel stitched a canvas roof and walls for a frame fitted over the organ console. She placed an electric heater in the "tent" and continued practising and teaching through winter.
When Casavant FRÈRES introduced the organ series at Eaton Auditorium, she was invited to perform several times, along with artists of international reputation.
In 1927, she joined the Canadian College of Organists, and in 1948 she became Chair of the Toronto Centre (the first woman to do so) and had an all-male committee. She remarked, "I soon learned that I had to think things through on my own, and make up a definite plan and go to the meetings prepared. If I left it up to the men, they would simply sit around and talk, and at the end of the evening, nothing was accomplished!" She was soon involved in the National Council and became national president in 1957, thus being the first woman to hold such an honour in either Canada or in the sister organization in the United States.
She retired from duties in Park Road Baptist in 1959; as she admitted, "I wanted to get out while I was on top; I didn't want to fade away." She didn't. She remained active in the Women's Musical Club of Toronto and in the Heliconian Club, encouraging women making a career in music.
She and her husband built a magnificent garden around their home, winning many prizes for her roses. She said, "Planning a garden is like planning an organ program; you have to have the whole thing in your head before you start putting it down on paper."
Her honest and direct comments were famous. She recently said to a competition winner, "Well, what you did with the piece was interesting, but that's not the way I would have done it!"
She was given honours by the various organizations in which she was active and was respected and indeed loved by the many musicians in the city who knew her.
William WRIGHT, Director of Music of Deer Park United, is a friend of Muriel STAFFORD.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-03-15 published
WRIGHT, George Tod
Passed away peacefully at Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital on March 14, 2005 in his 89th year. Beloved husband of Jean for 65 years. Predeceased by son Jeff and his wife Patty. Father to Gypsy CARROLL of Kingsville, Sandy WRIGHT and her husband Don TOMES of Toronto, and Tod and his wife June of Burlington. He will be missed by 9 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. George was a graduate of Queen's University in 1939 and worked with Dofasco over forty years as chief maintenance engineer. He was a charter member of Port Nelson United Church and a long time member of the Burlington Golf and Country Club. A private family service has been held. The family would appreciated anyone wishing to remember George do so through a donation to Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-03-22 published
Lynn KING, Jurist: 1944-2005
A partner in the first all-female law firm in Toronto, she became a highly respected provincial court judge who brought a human touch to her family law courtroom, writes Sandra MARTIN
By Sandra MARTIN, Tuesday, March 22, 2005, Page S9
The law was as familiar as family for Madam Justice Lynn KING. Her father, her uncle and her aunt were all judges. And yet there was nothing traditional about her approach to the law, either as a lawyer or as a judge.
"She was completely fearless. She didn't care what anybody thought, which is a great strength in a judge," said Mr. Justice Brent KNAZAN of the Ontario Provincial Court. As an illustration, he referred to her 1991 judgment when she ruled that keeping young offenders in overcrowded and filthy holding cells without adequate access to counsel constituted cruel and unusual treatment and violated the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
"She took a personal interest in every kid who stood up in front of her," said Mr. Justice Brian WEAGANT of the Ontario Provincial Court, who had appeared before her many times as a defence counsel. She was in the vanguard of pushing for easy access to expert representation, he said. After Judge WEAGANT was appointed to the bench, he found her extremely supportive as a colleague.
"Lynn had the ability to make every person in her courtroom feel like a human being," said Madam Justice Harriet SACHS of the Ontario Provincial Court. She described how Judge KING, her former law partner and friend, created an atmosphere -- especially in youth court -- in which teenagers felt she was seeing them as people rather than as young offenders.
Judge KING, she said, was a leader both as a lawyer and as a judge, and intuitively understood what was just. "She had the intellectual capacity to reason her way, but she also had such an instinct for justice."
"She was very kind, extremely generous and very fair -- everything I try to be," said Judge KING's older son, Jonah, 22, a student at Trent University in Peterborough. "She didn't have a biased bone in her body."
Lynn KING grew up on the shores of Ramsay Lake in Sudbury, one of three children of Harry and Madelaine WAISBERG. There's a story Judge KING loved to tell about how, as a child, she showed up at school in the depths of winter without a hat or mittens. An outraged teacher called her mother demanding to know how Mrs. WAISBERG could let her daughter leave the house without winter clothing. "Wait until you get to know Lynn," her mother replied calmly.
In 1961, in her final year of high school, her parents sent her to board at Toronto's Branksome Hall, where she met her lifelong friend Wendy WRIGHT, now an assignment editor at CTV News. "We were the only two Jewish girls in residence," Ms. WRIGHT recalled yesterday. "We didn't look at all alike, but they kept getting us confused and, to this day, we still giggle about whether they could see past our religion."
Describing her friend as a very giving woman, Ms. WRIGHT said "her sense of humour was what was so thrilling and the ray of light that got me through that year. She was brilliant in high school; she had insight beyond her years and a sense of social responsibility that was clearly developed by then."
Judge KING then went to the University of Toronto, where she earned a degree in economics, followed by a master's degree from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts., and then back to the University of Toronto for a law degree. She was called to the bar in 1973, in the incremental wave of women that began receiving law degrees in Canada. A committed social activist, she began practising with Paul COPELAND and her then husband, Greg KING, in a small law office in midtown Toronto. "She was a progressive person with a heart of gold who did a nice job for her clients," said Mr. COPELAND, mentioning that Judge KING mainly did matrimonial work when she was his law partner.
After her marriage broke up, she left Copeland King and taught at Osgoode Hall for a year before joining lawyers Mary CORNISH and Harriet SACHS to form Cornish King and Sachs in 1976, the first all-female law firm in Toronto.
"I prefer to control my own work, to choose my partners and clients, to focus on women's issues," she told journalist Judy STEED in a 1980 article on women lawyers. Ms. CORNISH said: "She was very active in using the law as an instrument of social change, and she did it in a number of different ways as a lawyer and a judge, especially around gender issues in terms of family law and, ultimately, youth justice."
Judge SACHS added: "She had an enormous capacity for empathy and it never compromised her ability to see the essence of a situation."
In 1980, Lynn KING wrote What Every Woman Should Know About Marriage, Separation and Divorce, a guide written from a woman's point of view that focused on the financial, legal and business side of marriage. In 1986, she co-authored Women Against Censorship.
She met her second husband, writer M.T. (Terry) KELLY, in 1979. At the time, he was writing a relationship column for The Globe and he went to her law office to interview her about the acrimony that seems so inevitable a part of divorce. "She wouldn't go out with me for a year," he said yesterday. They met again at a party and he was "just enchanted" because she was "so beautiful and elegant and smart."
An unlikely couple in some ways -- she a legal expert and an urbanite, he a writer and an aspiring canoeist -- they meshed their different lifestyles and interests in a loving partnership that lasted for nearly 25 years. "I found her very sensitive and all the things a lawyer has to be -- and a very different kind of mind from mine."
After working as a lawyer for 13 years, she was appointed a provincial court judge at 41 by then Ontario attorney-general Ian SCOTT in David PETERSON's Liberal government. Journalist June CALLWOOD described Ms. KING "grinning with delight and nervousness" on her first day on the bench in an 1986 article for The Globe.
As a lawyer, she had successfully argued before the Ontario Supreme Court that the province's censorship law was unconstitutional. Despite that high profile, she welcomed the appointment to the bench. "A lawyer presents only one side of the case," she told Ms. CALLWOOD. " The judge can't be so cavalier. A judge is required to be sensible and responsible, but a judge is also able to be creative. I wanted to be able to make the decisions that I used to wish judges would make."
She delighted in gossip and loved to party, and she had a passion for crossword puzzles and matchmaking, frequently trying to fix people up, even those who were already committed to other partners. "Nobody minded because she was so engaging and funny," said Judge SACHS.
"She was one of these mothers who loved her kids for who they were," continued Judge SACHS. " She didn't want them to be little replicas of her, but she was always in their corner. She respected them as people and she was endlessly delighted by them."
Judge KING was diagnosed with breast cancer in November of 1999. She continued to work around treatment as the disease went into remission and then metastasized. She went on disability late in 2004 and made her last public appearance at a Boxing Day party, appearing frail but elegant in a black velvet dress. In her final days, her husband said, she watched both soap operas and the televised proceedings of the Gomery inquiry into the federal sponsorship scandal. She died at home in his arms.
Lynn KING was born on April 19, 1944, in Sudbury, Ontario She died on Friday of breast cancer at home in Toronto. She was 60. She is survived by her husband, M.T. (Terry) KELLY, her sons Jonah and Max, her mother, two siblings and their families. The funeral is today at Mount Pleasant Cemetery Chapel in Toronto.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-04-04 published
KNOWLES, Mary Wedd (née VAN NOSTRAND)
Born January 15, 1934, in Toronto, passed away suddenly on Easter Monday, March 28, 2005 at her home. Mary was the beloved wife and friend for 50 years of Wilfred Ralph KNOWLES, and dear father of Eleanor Anne (deceased,) Kenneth Ralph (Anna KAHNERT,) Richard John, and Helen Mary; loving grandmother of Kathleen Mary, James Richard, and Lauren Mackenzie KNOWLES; dear sister of Anna Marsh (Nan) WARD, and much-loved by many nieces and nephews. Mary was predeceased by her parents John and Eleanor Wedd VAN NOSTRAND, sisters: Katherine STOCKWELL, Gretchen BOOTH, Ruth LILLICO, Helen WRIGHT and brother John Cornelius VAN NOSTRAND. A service of remembrance will take place at the Saint John's York Mills Anglican Church (416-255-6611), 19 Don Ridge Drive, Toronto, Ontario at 11 a.m. on Friday, April 8th, 2005 with an interment to follow immediately after the service at the van Nostrand family plot in the church grounds. Expressions of sympathy may be made through a donation to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or flowers to the Church for the service.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-04-11 published
WRIGHT, Douglas M.
Peacefully in the presence of his family on Sunday, April 10, 2005 at Extendicare Halton Hills. Douglas 90 years of age, husband of late Joey. Loving father of Peter and his wife Linda and Carolyn and her husband David BEAVAN. Cherished grandfather of Nancy, Matthew, Andrew and Adam and great-grandfather of Nathaniel and Jake. Friends will be received at the J.S. Jones and son Funeral Home, 11582 Trafalgar Road (north of Maple Ave.), Georgetown (905-877-3631) on Tuesday from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the chapel on Wednesday, April 13, 2005 at 1: 30 p.m. Cremation. In memory, contributions to a charity of your choice would be appreciated. To send expressions of sympathy visit www.jsjonesandsonfuneralhome.com

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-04-12 published
WRIGHT, Rosamond Ruth " Roz" (née HAMILTON)
Passed away peacefully, on Sunday, April 10, 2005 in her 82nd year. Cherished mother of Deborah and her husband Derek WOLSTENHOLME of Calgary, Alberta. Precedeased by her loving parents Harry and Ruth HAMILTON. Roz was a lifelong resident of St. Catharines, a graduate of the St. Catharines Collegiate, as well as a dedicated employee of the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce for many years until her retirement, and a parishioner of St. George's Anglican Church. In keeping with her wishes, cremation has taken place. All who knew Roz are invited to attend her interment of cremated remains at Saint John's Cemetery in Port Dalhousie on Wednesday, April 13th at 2 p.m. Her love of animals has inspired her family to request donations to the Lincoln County Humane Society. Arrangements have been entrusted to Butler Funeral Home, 33 Duke Street, St. Catharines, (905) 684-2334.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-04-23 published
WRIGHT, Annie May Bourne
Suddenly on Friday, April 22nd, 2005 at the age of nine. Beloved and cherished daughter of James and Allison, triplet sister of Elizabeth (Libby) and Madeline (Maddy). Loved granddaughter of Mary and Bill WRIGHT and Peter and Anne BOURNE. She will be deeply missed by her aunts and uncles, Julie BOURNE, Cindy and Terry BOURNE, Christine BOURNE (Randy WOODS), Iain BOURNE and Nancy and Ross LATTER, Carolyn and Bruce LITTLE as well as all her cousins, Nathan, Katie and Griffin GILLHAM, Kara and Andrea LATTER, Matthew, Courtney and Meaghan LATTER, Gracie, Erin and Emily BOURNE. Annie's death leaves us all with a gaping void, one that cannot be filled. We will remember her and try to honour her life each and every day. Family and Friends are invited to visit at the McKersie-Kocher Funeral Home, 114 Main Street, Milton 905-878-4452, from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. on Monday. The funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Tuesday, April 26th, 2005 at 1: 00 p.m. Interment to follow at Milton Evergreen Cemetery. Donations in Annie's memory can be made to The Respite House, c/o Erinoak 2277 South Millway, Mississauga, Ontario L5L 2M5, Kids Country Club, 335 Guelph Avenue, Cambridge, Ontario N3C 2V3 or Kilbride Public School, 611 Panton Street, Kilbride, Ontario L0P 1G0. Sleep tight perfect little girl...

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-04-25 published
BEBER, Carol (née STANLEIGH)
In loving memory of Carolyn Ruth BEBER (née STANLEIGH,) August 7th, 1930 to April 23rd, 2005, beloved wife to Monty BEBER, cherished mother and mother-in-law of Suzi BEBER and Tom WRIGHT, Jeffrey and Cori BEBER, and Michael and Laura BEBER, and Grandma to six wonderful grandchildren, Taryn, Jared, and Jenna, and Ellis, Seth, and Blake. At Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel, 2401 Steeles Avenue West (3 lights west of Dufferin), for service on Tuesday, April 26th, 2005. Please contact Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel (after 9 p.m. on Monday) at www.benjamins.ca or call 416-663-9060, for time of service. Internment to follow at Pardes Shalom Cemetery. The family will welcome Friends on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, at the home of Monty BEBER, 197 Hillhurst Boulevard. Toronto. If desired, In Memoriam donations may be made to The Carol Beber Memorial, c/o The Benjamin Foundation, 2401 Steeles Avenue West, Toronto M3J 2P1, or contact 416-663-9060.
From the first ray of sunlight, to the last
moonbeam, each moment we have,
is a miracle of life.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-05-02 published
KENNEDY, Mary Jean (née DANIELS)
Of Guelph, passed away peacefully after a valiant struggle with cancer, Sunday, May 1, 2005, in her 86th year. Wife of J. David KENNEDY for 63 years. Beloved mother of Anne WRIGHT (Larry) of Port Perry and John D. KENNEDY (Margaret) of Toronto. Loving grandmother of David, Chris, Graham (Ashleigh) and Matthew. Predeceased by brothers Robert and Jim and sister Anne. Friends will be received at the Wall-Custance Funeral Home and Chapel, 206 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel, Thursday, May 6, 2005 at 1: 30 p.m. (Reception to follow in the Wall-Custance Family Reception Centre). Cremation followed by interment at Saint Mary's Cemetery, Walkerville. Memorial contributions to the Canadian Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 12013, Stn. Brm B, Toronto M7Y 2L3 or Multiple Sclerosis Society, 240-2 Quebec Street, Guelph N1H 2T3 would be appreciated. (Wall- Custance 519/822-0051; www.wallcustance.com).

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-05-05 published
ROBINSON, Dorothy Helen (née CRESWICK)
It is with great sadness that the family announces the death of Dorothy in her eightieth year, on Tuesday, May 3rd, 2005 in Toronto after a brief illness. She leaves her friend and daughter Carole ROBINSON and her beloved son Douglas John ROBINSON, as well as three treasured grand_sons Christopher, Philip and Julian SCHROER. Dorothy also leaves her younger sister Susan (John E.) WRIGHT and nephew Andrew WRIGHT (Kelly) and family all of Bath, Ontario and niece Kathryn POWER (Jody) and her family in Ottawa. She also leaves many extended family members with whom she kept in contact in Canada, the United States and England. Dorothy will be remembered with great affection by her many close Friends with whom she has shared her life through her family activities, lifelong Friendships, abundant volunteer work, tennis, bridge, church and frequent travel. Dorothy spent many hours over the years working for a number of causes that were dear to her heart: The Georgina Foundation, Progress Place Rehabilitation Centre, Aphasia Institute and John Gibson House all located in Toronto. The family will receive Friends at the Humphrey Funeral Home - A.W. Miles Chapel, 1403 Bayview Avenue (south of Eglinton Avenue East), from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, May 8. Service at St. John's York Mills Anglican Church, 19 Don Ridge Drive on Monday at 2 o'clock. Interment to follow at Saint Thomas Anglican Cemetery in Bracebridge, Ontario at a later date. If desired, please send donations to one of the above charities in remembrance of Dorothy, or to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Lung Association of Ontario.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-05-23 published
LENNOX, Edna Margaret (née WARD)
At Christie Gardens, Toronto, on Saturday, May 21st, 2005 in her 97th year. Edna LENNOX of Etobicoke, formerly of Owen Sound. Beloved wife of the late E. Lane LENNOX. Loving mother of Elaine WRIGHT of Toronto; and Douglas (Mary) of Sauble Beach. Lovingly remembered by seven grandchildren and seven great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Also survived by sisters, Florence CHEYNE of Ottawa, and Jean (Robt) DEAKINS of Toronto. Predeceased by her parents Gilbert and Arla WARD, brothers Gordon, Elmer, Edgar, Roy, Keith, and sister Vera PARSONS. A celebration of Edna's life will be held at the George Funeral Home 430 Mary Street, Wiarton on Tuesday, May 24th at 2: 00 p.m. with visitation one hour prior to service. Interment, Bayview Cemetery, Wiarton. Memorial contributions to St. Giles Kingsway Presbyterian Church, Etobicoke, Living Trust would be appreciated. Edna was formerly a Public School teacher at Barrow Bay, Strathcona, Owen Sound and Dewson Public School, Toronto. Condolences may be expressed on line at www.georgefuneralhome.com

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-06-04 published
MOIR, Margaret B. (formerly WILSON)
Born December 16, 1916 in Toronto passed away peacefully at North Lambton Rest Home, Forest, Ontario on Wednesday, June 1st, 2005.
She will be greatly missed by her son, Dr. A.M. Lex WILSON (Ellen) of Sackville, New Brunswick and her daughter Diana WRIGHT (David) of Forest, Ontario, her son-in-law, Ken BARNES (Pat) of Salt Spring Island, British Columbia and her step-daughter, Diane CHAMBERS of Niagara Falls, Ontario. Her daughter, Donna, predeceased her in 1992.
Grandma Moir had a special place in the hearts of all of her grandchildren; Jennifer WILSON (Andrew) of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Dr. Joshua WILSON of Calgary, Alberta, Dale WRIGHT (Carolyn) of Beaverton, Ontario, Karl WRIGHT (Chantalle) of Guelph, Ontario, Rick WILSON (Sarah) of Hope, British Columbia, Rob WILSON (Elizabeth) of Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, Debbie SPADZINSKI (Andrew) of Stevensville., Ontario, and Charlie CHAMBERS (Kelly) of Niagara Falls, Ontario
Great-grandchildren Troy, Kyndra, Alicia, Vanessa, Haley, and Jasmin, Matthew, Benjamin, Braden and Riley.
Margaret will be missed by her brother Richard MILLER (Shirley) of Elgin, Ontario, sisters Florence (Jack) Mississauga, Ontario, Iris HOWE (Tom) of Bethany Beach, Delaware and sister-in-law Eva MILLER of Streetsville, Ontario, and many nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by sisters, Mary and Olive, brothers Doug and Jack, and most recently by her dear cousin, Voy HARPER.
Margaret always said she had been so fortunate to have been married to two wonderful men. She was predeceased by R.S. Meade WILSON in 1949 and by Ed L. MOIR in 1989. She worked tirelessly as the secretary-manager of the Ontario Golf Association from 1954 until 1973, where she was known as the "den mother" of golf in Ontario. In 1967, the Province of Ontario honoured her for her contribution to Sport. Upon her retirement from the Ontario Golf Association, Margaret was honoured by the Canadian Professional Golfers Association and the Royal Canadian Golf Association for her contributions to the game of golf.
Her second career was an artist. She picked up a brush for the first time at the age of 61, and painting gave her great joy and satisfaction for the rest of her life.
Her life was celebrated by her children at a private graveside ceremony at Victoria Lawn Cemetery, St. Catharines, on Friday, June 3rd, 2005.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Downtown Chapel of Butler Funeral Home, 905-684-2334.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-06-08 published
LATIMER, Robert Daniel
At Parkwood Hospital, London on Monday, June 6, 2005. Robert D. LATIMER of London in his 87th year. Beloved husband of M. Joy (Barnes) LATIMER. Dear father of Susan VANSTONE and her husband Don of Paris, Mary LATIMER of Newcastle, Sally WRIGHT and Paul LATIMER and his wife Dale all of London. Also loved by his grandchildren, Heidi, Jen, Kim, Siobhan and Andrew and his great-grand_son Noah. Funeral service will be conducted at Bishop Cronyn Memorial Anglican Church, on Friday, June 10th at 2: 00 p.m. with Reverend Dr. J. Douglas LEIGHTON officiating. Cremation with interment in Woodland Cemetery, London. The late Mr. LATIMER retired as acting Director of Education with the Western Region in 1978, was a member of Sussex Lodge No. 5 Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons and served in World War 2 from 1942 to 1946 retiring as a Captain with Queens Own Rifles. As an expression of sympathy memorial donations may be made to The Canadian Hearing Society, 181 Wellington Street South, London, Ontario N6B 2K9 or Bishop Cronyn Memorial Anglican Church, 442 William Street, London, Ontario N6B 3E2. On line condolences accepted at www.amgeorgefh.on.ca (A. Millard George Funeral Home in charge of arrangements 1-877-246-7186)

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-07-08 published
Samuel Dawson WRIGHT
By Sheila HARTMANN, Friday, July 8, 2005, Page A20
Husband, father, investment adviser. Born October 2, 1918, in Windsor, Ontario Died January 9, of natural causes, aged 86.
The day before our dad died, he had returned from a Caribbean cruise, where he had been swimming in the ocean with his new bride and long-time family friend, Evelyn Fisher WRIGHT.
Like many Canadian airmen, Dad, who piloted a Halifax bomber during the Second World War and spent time prisoner-of-war camps, rarely talked about the war. He was too busy living to brood on the tragedies of the past.
Dad was a district manager of the Investors Group, where he worked as an investment adviser for 25 years. His greatest pleasure was to help others; in presenting recommended investment strategies, his motive was service above personal gain. He was an active participant in life, from his chess club, to playing the piano at the local seniors' home, to enjoying his vacation spot on Lake Huron with his family.
His war years and the deep faith of his partner of 55 years, Geraldine Eleanor Warren WRIGHT, inspired him to embark on a spiritual quest. He found what he sought in his later years, in a religion (involving daily meditation) that transformed Dad.
He had four children: Sheila, Robert, Warren, and Allan; and five grandchildren
He joined the reserves in 1939, and then the air force in 1942. He became a pilot who flew several successful runs before being shot down July 18, 1944, near Caen, France, while flying a Halifax bomber. Dad described that fateful flight in his diary. His men parachuted out of the Halifax, having only been taught parachuting from textbooks: "The crew on that flight were each to be posted out as instructors. This flight was to be 37 minutes over enemy territory. We made the first 30 minutes all right, but the last seven minutes took several months." He continues: "the takeoff, rendezvous, bomb run -- it was light enough to see everything. We flew into our position very smoothly; there were 1,000 planes, and we were 500 feet apart. What a sight!
"We went in, dropped our bombs and after a couple of seconds were about to turn for home when it sounded like we ran into another aircraft. We had been hit midship with flak. The mid upper gunner was killed instantly. The flak had destroyed all controls and set the ship on fire.
"I was going back to fight the fire, then realized the controls had been knocked out. I picked up my chest chute and proceeded forward to the lower escape hatch, stepped across the opening, sat on the edge, put my hands on the other edge, looked at the others who by now were waiting for me to show the way, and dropped through the opening into the big nothing of the sky. Pulled the ripcord and was relieved to see the washing hanging on the line."
Mom's faith was tested and strengthened, as she waited six weeks while her beloved Dawson was missing in action, not knowing whether he was dead or alive.
Dad was in four different prisoner-of-war camps, and described "a very long winter route march between January 17 and February 9, 1945, with one or two days of rest along the way, in below-zero temperatures, at one point being loaded into box cars and taken to...just outside of Berlin." Many of the men didn't make it, and Dad described many of the others as "walking dead men" who had been exposed to cold with no food for days. Toward the end of the war, he escaped from the prisoner-of-war camp. He was 26 at the time.
Dad's greatest success in life was the number of people who loved him dearly, who mourned him deeply, and greatly miss him today.
Sheila is Samuel Dawson WRIGHT's daughter.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-07-14 published
MORRIS, Theresa Anne (née McIVER)
Peacefully, in Montreal, on Monday, July 11th, 2005, Theresa Anne (McIVER) MORRIS. Born in Hibbert Township, November 8th, 1924. Beloved wife of the late Thomas D. MORRIS (June 16, 1991.) Terri will be sadly missed by her three children: Mary Jo, Margee (Pierre LEGACÉ) and Pat; her sisters: Alice STILES and Josephine BECHELEY; her in-laws: Fr. Elwyn MORRIS, Mrs. Mary KEARNS and Mrs. Angela HAGGERTY and her numerous nieces, nephews and their families. Predeceased by her parents: Peter McIVER and the former Mary Catherine JOHNSON, her sisters and brothers-in-law: Mary and Scott COFFIN and Jeanne and John WRIGHT, her sister Margaret McIVER and her nephew Peter STILES.
Terri graduated from the University of Western Ontario in 1946 and from the Ontario College of Education in 1947. She taught school in Petrolia and Perth in the late 1940's and early 1950's and at the Glendale High School in Tillsonburg during the 1960's and early 1970's. In Tillsonburg, she was past president of the Catholic Women's League and of the Tillsonburg Duplicate Bridge Club and "contributed much of her considerable energy to various community organizations. She was a lively, friendly and outgoing person, whose enjoyment of singing, dancing, stories and fun went with her everywhere. She love of people, especially of children and young people and animals was appreciated by all who knew her. Her secret acts of kindness were many. We love you, Mum."
Relatives and Friends can meet with the Morris family at the Verhoeve Funeral Home, 262 Broadway, Tillsonburg (519) 842-4238 on Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. C.W.L. Prayers are Friday at 4 p.m. Parish Prayers are Friday evening at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass of a Christian Burial on Saturday morning at 10 a.m. at the Saint Mary's Roman Catholic Church, 51 Venison St. W. (at Rolph St.) Tillsonburg, by Reverend Father Matthew GEORGE. Interment to follow in the Tillsonburg Cemetery. Memorial donations (payable by cheque) to the "Diabetic Association" or the "Heart and Stroke Foundation" would be gratefully acknowledged by the family.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-07-18 published
RAISBECK, M. Claire (née WRIGHT)
At Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket, on Friday, July 15, 2005. Beloved wife of Allen. Loving mother of Lisa (Donald CLOW) and Jodi (Matthew LINDSEY.) Cherished grandmother of Andrew, Mathew, Jamie and Hannah. Dear sister of Merle WRIGHT. A tribute to Claire's life will be held on August 18, 2005, time and location to be announced.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-07-22 published
ARCHER- SHEE, Geraldine Florence Beatrice "Gerry" (née WRIGHT)
Born 20 August 1920, passed away peacefully in her Tsawwassen home on Tuesday, July 19, 2005. Predeceased by her husband, Philip, she is survived by three sisters: Mary Jane JONES of Vegreville, Alberta, Melissa SKINNER of Arthurette, New Brunswick, Eloise MacKENZIE of Victoria, British Columbia, also by her daughter, Sharon, son James, daughter-in-law, Mary and grand_sons Nicholas and Fraser of Toronto and stepson, Anthony of Calgary. Gerry was an ardent supporter of the Canadian Diabetes Association, for which she worked a number of years. The service will be held on Friday July 22nd at 3 pm at the Delta Funeral Home, 5329 Ladner Trunk Road, Ladner, British Columbia. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Diabetes Assoc. would be appreciated.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-08-03 published
LEE, Robert Gardiner
At North Bay, on Saturday, July 30th, 2005. Robert Gardiner LEE, son of the late George W. LEE and Bessie AMEY, in his 96th year. Predeceased by his beloved wife Georgina Madeline WRIGHT. Loving father of Elizabeth LEE, Lundy GOSSELIN and her husband Maurice, George LEE and his wife Margaret and Robert LEE Jr. and his wife Carole all of the Greater Toronto Area. He will be lovingly remembered by 10 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. Predeceased by his siblings John, Amey, Isabel, Margaret and Anna. A life-long resident of North Bay, Bob, a noted amateur golfer, was a member of the North Bay Golf and Country Club from 1923 and is an inductee in the North Bay Sports Hall of Fame.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-08-09 published
WRIGHT, Daniel David Robert
With deepest sorrow, his family announces the sudden passing of Daniel WRIGHT, on Sunday, August 7, 2005, in his twenty-first year. Beloved son of Michael and Lorraine WRIGHT, of Madoc, formerly of Toronto. Dearly loved brother of Jeremy, Joshua, David and Stephanie WRIGHT and brother-in-law of Shannon WRIGHT. Cherished grand_son of Pearl WRIGHT and the late Edward WRIGHT, and Ruby SHARKEY and the late Frank SHARKEY. Also survived and loved by several aunts, uncles and cousins. The family will receive Friends at the McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday. Funeral Service in the Madoc Chapel on Friday, August 12, at 1: 00 p.m. Cremation. Donations to the Centre Hastings Skatepark would be appreciated.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-08-20 published
GROVES, Walter -- Dispatch:
By Stefanie BATCHO- LINO, Saturday, August 20, 2005, Page M4
Sometimes gathered around a dinner table with his daughter, son-in-law and grandchildren, Walter "Wally" Alfred GROVES would raise his fists in the air. But not in anger.
"He'd stick fists out on either side. And we'd have to put ours out [to touch his].... Then, we'd do a family power chant," his daughter, Susan WRIGHT, recalls. "It was about being together and being one. Then, we'd all crack up laughing."
The laughter and smiling would not stop there if Mr. GROVES had his lighthearted, yet tenacious way.
When his grandchildren would notice part of a meal that accidentally or not -- made its way to his nose or the side of his mouth, he'd chirp back: "Oh, I'm saving that bit."
For him, life was about not taking himself too seriously and making people smile, whether by waggling his eyebrows, giving raspberry kisses to family members or clicking his heels in the air.
"In bringing happiness to people, he was a king," Ms. WRIGHT said of her father, who emigrated to Canada from England in 1990 at the age of 70 after his beloved wife, Peggy, passed away. He came here to be close to his only child and grandchildren.
"Despite his humour, he was very tenacious and never gave up on anything," she explained, noting how he successfully fought prostate cancer a year after coming here.
Born in London, England, he served in the Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm from 1940 to 1945 and later worked as an executive for the Royal Mail. Later, he moved to Worthing, in Sussex, a seaside town known for lawn bowling, which became his passion.
Although he hadn't played the game for four years, young Lawrence Park lawn-bowling club members turned out for his memorial, as did Friends he made at the Salvation Army's Meighen Manor, where he lived for the past two years.
"He has this huge fan club everywhere he goes," his daughter said. "There are many different gauges of success in life. One of them is how much pleasure an individual can give. I don't think he ever knew how successful he was [at that]."
Before he passed away this month at the age of 85, Mr. GROVES asked the Salvation Army chaplain to pray for him, not to ease his pain from a blood disorder, but to allow him "to continue to make people smile."

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-08-22 published
BENNETT, Joan Helen (née MAGUIRE)
(Sports Hall of Fame inductee and 1954 graduate of McMaster University)
In her 75th year, peacefully at the Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital on Friday, August 19th, 2005. Devoted wife of Paul for 47 years. Dear mother of Patricia and Peter. Lovingly remembered by Patricia's husband George WRIGHT and children Smith, Shannon and Maddison; by Peter's wife Elizabeth and children Paul and Zachary; by Joan's sister Patricia NIEPAGE and her family and Joan's many Friends in Canada and U.S.A. Visitation at the Mundell Funeral Home, 79 West Street North, Orillia, on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service to be conducted by Reverend Gervis Beecher BLACK on Wednesday, August 24th at 3 p.m. in the chapel at Mundell's. Interment will occur at 2 p.m. on Thursday in the family plot at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Campbellford, Ontario. Expressions of sympathy to the Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital will be appreciated. Condolences may be sent through www.mundellfuneralhome.com or by email to paulbennett@sympatico.ca.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-09-14 published
WRIGHT, John Lewis "Jack" (October 20, 1928-September 10, 2005)
Predeceased by his beloved wife, Lynn. He will be greatly missed by his daughter, Gail, and sons, Mark (Lucie SPARHAM,) and Matthew. At Jack's request, a private family service has been held.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-10-10 published
BUTTERILL, Lois (née HOWARD)
Suddenly and peacefully on Friday October 7, 2005 at Scarborough Grace Hospital in her 85th year. Loving and devoted wife of George for 59 years. Loving mother of Dale and her husband Lou SZABO, and Bonnie McLELLAN and her husband Brian McLELLAN. Cherished grandmother of Luke and Emma McLELLAN. Dear cousin of Marie WRIGHT and sister in law Ila CRAMPTON. Lois will be sadly missed by all her family and Friends. A memorial service for family and Friends will be held at a later date. Funeral arrangements entrusted with Ogden Funeral Home, 416-293-5211.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-10-12 published
MARSALES, Elinor Jane (née McLAUGHLIN)
Of West Flamborough, slipped away on Sunday, October 9, 2005. Beloved mother of Pamela and Peter MARSALES, dear mother-in-law and friend to Hugh TAILOR/TAYLOR and grandmother to Cecily and Charles TAILOR/TAYLOR. Blessed sister to Frank McLAUGHLIN and Pamela WRIGHT. Loving aunt of Michael McLAUGHLIN, Mary and Peter COOK, Susan and Anderson CHARTERS and children, Tim, Philip and David WRIGHT. Predeceased by her father "Charlie", mother Pamela, sister Pamela WRIGHT and sister-in-law Ann McLAUGHLIN and husband "Barney." Elinor was a long time member of the West Flamborough Women's Institute, a founding member of the West Flamborough Women's Fellowship. Where there is much love there is much forgiveness is the legacy that she lived and left. Friends may call at the Marlatt Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, 195 King Street West, Dundas, on Thursday, October 13th from 7-9 p.m. followed by visitation at Christ Church Anglican, Flamborough, Hwy 8 on Saturday, October 15th from 12: 30 p.m. until time of service in the church at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow. Cremation has taken place. As an expression of sympathy donations can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Hamilton Burlington Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
www.marlattfuneralhomedundas.com

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-10-13 published
DANIELS, Benjamin
Peacefully in his sleep on Tuesday, October 11, 2005 at home. Benjamin DANIELS, beloved husband of the late Anne DANIELS. Loving father and father-in-law of Marlene and Joel KOPSTEIN, Nelson and Fran DANIELS, and Joy DANIELS. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Arthur and the late Eleanor DANIELS, and Marvin and Sylvia DANIELS. Much loved grandfather of Pam and John CALDERONE, Jeffrey and Simone KOPSTEIN, Michael DANIELS, Jennifer and Adam WRIGHT, Adam SHONA, and Maran SHONA. Devoted great-grandfather of Jordana, Jessica, Jenna, Max, Isaac, Jake and Nathaniel. Our heartfelt appreciation to Carol for years of devoted care. At Beth Sholom Synagogue, 1445 Eglinton Ave W. (west of Allan Road) for service on Friday, October 14 at 1: 00 p.m. Interment Beth Sholom Synagogue Section of Mt. Sinai Memorial Park. If desired, memorial donations may be made to United Jewish Appeal at 416-631-5685 or Jewish National Fund at 416- 638-7200.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-10-13 published
YOUNG, Muriel " Beth" Evelyn (née TEED)
Relict of Andrew Laurence YOUNG, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 11, 2005 at her apartment at Fountains of Mission, in Calgary, Alberta. Born 1919 in Saint John, New Brunswick, she was the daughter of the late John F.H. TEED and Mrs. Muriel TEED (WETMORE,) of Saint John. Also predeceased by her two oldest children Margaret (David WRIGHT) and Andrew (Karen ANDREWS,) and one sister Hazel HAZEN. She will be sadly missed by her three sons: Ian (Angela ROMANY) of Ottawa, Ontario, Tom of Parsboro, Nova Scotia, and Kenneth (Shirley PASMORE) of Calgary, Alberta, and daughter Nancy (Randy HENDERSON) of Halifax, Nova Scotia. Grandmother of thirteen and great-grandmother of two. Sister of George, Hugh and Eric TEED, Mary GILLIS and Gloria TRIVETT. Sister-in-law of Elizabeth and Lois TEED and Reverend Don TRIVETT. Beth also leaves several nieces, nephews and cousins to mourn her passing. Educated at Edgehill School for Girls in Nova Scotia, she graduated from McGill University in 1940. Beth taught at her alma mater in Nova Scotia for several terms before joining the Royal Canadian Navy at their Naval Intelligence Headquarters in Ottawa. Promoted to officer in the Wrens, she remained in Ottawa until the end of the war. In 1946, she was invited to join the International Air Transport Association's head Office in Montreal, where she met her future husband, Laurence YOUNG. Married in November 1947, Beth and Laurence had a marriage full of exciting travels, momentous events and interesting people. The traditions that were so much a part of Beth's life are a legacy carried on in the lives of her children and grandchildren. Visitations in Calgary will be on Wednesday, October 12, from 3 to 6 p.m., at McInnis and Holloway Funeral Home, Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 Elbow Drive S.W. Will later rest at Brenan's Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, New Brunswick with visitation on Friday, October 14 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. The funeral service will be held at the Trinity Anglican Church, Charlotte Street, Saint John, New Brunswick, on Saturday, October 15, at 11am. Interment will follow at 1: 30 p.m., at Lower Norton Anglican Church Cemetery, near Hampton, New Brunswick. Remembrances may be made to the charity of the donor's choice. www.brenansfh.com

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-10-26 published
GREEN, Marvin Wilkins (June 25, 1930-October 24, 2005)
A shining star is extinguished. Marvin died after a brief illness. Predeceased by his beloved wife of 50 years, Devon Louise (nee WRIGHT,) and his son Douglas. He leaves his daughter Audrey and her husband Chris BALLARD: son John and his wife Shannon. Marvin adored his grandchildren: Emily, Sean, Michelle, Jennifer and Joshua. Marvin also leaves his sisters Arley MOLLOY and Joan ACHESON, and is predeceased by his parents Grace and Wilkins GREEN and brother Doug. An active outdoorsman and nature enthusiast, Marvin loved his cottage on Bella Lake. He devoted many years to the Boy Scouts of Canada and the boys of the 22nd Humber West troupe. Marvin was a graduate of the University of Toronto Chemical Engineering program (5T3). He completed his Masters of Commerce degree before following his true calling as a high school teacher with the Toronto and North York Boards of Education. Marvin was a friend and mentor to many and was always available to lend a hand. He will be missed by all whose lives he touched. We love you Dad.
Memorial donations can be made to Doctors Without Borders (www.msf.ca) or to the charity of your choice. Friends may call at Turner & Porter, Yorke Chapel, 2357 Bloor Street West, at Windermere, east of the Jane subway, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday. A Service of Remembrance will be held in the Chapel on Friday, October 28, 2005 at 1 p.m. A Private Committal Service will take place.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-11-10 published
WRIGHT, Gordon L.
Peacefully, surrounded by his family at the Brantford General Hospital on Monday, November 7th, 2005, Gordon, beloved husband of Marian (née NEVILLE.) Loving father of Gordon Jr. (Gilene,) Mississauga; Brian (Lisa), Toronto; Brenda (Joe BRUBAKER), Brampton, and Beverley (Brian GRENNAN,) Brampton. Loving Grampie of Philip, Lucas, Elliot, Jonathan, Danny, Lauren, Dayna, Kevin, Ross and Dean. Dear brother of Edith BLENIS of Toronto. Gordon was a veteran of World War 2 serving with Canadian Forces in Europe and was retired after a 44 year career with the head office of the Royal Bank of Canada. The Family would like to especially thank Dr. David THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON and the nursing staff of the Brantford General Hospital for their care and kindness. The Wright Family will receive Friends at the McCleister Funeral Home, 495 Park Rd. N., Brantford, on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. with a service complete in the chapel on Thursday morning at 11: 00. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers donations to the Canadian Cancer Society in Gordon's memory would be appreciated. Mccleister (519) 758-1553 or mccleisterfuneralhome@rogers.com

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-11-12 published
WRIGHT, Campbell Greenway (1960-2005)
At the age of 45, Campbell WRIGHT passed away peacefully at home, on November 6, 2005 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Lynne ARNASON, and his two wonderful sons, Kirk and Thomas, who were a constant source of joy to him. He is also survived by his loving parents, Scott and Sonya WRIGHT, his three sisters, Elizabeth (Rob), Ashley (Jeff) and Alexandra (Peter) and Lynne's four brothers, Brett (Marnie), Barry (Lana), Ron (Elaine) and Roy (Marnie) and his many nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles and Friends of all ages.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-11-15 published
WILCOX, Albert Edward "Ab"
Passed away at Alexander Place Nursing Home in Waterdown on Monday November 14, 2005 at the age of 91. Beloved husband of the late C. Edith WILCOX (née McKINNEY.) Loving father of Jane KELLY and her husband Kevin of Kingston, Georgia (Dordi) CUNNINGHAM and her husband Graham of Kincardine, Roger WILCOX of Burlington and Ted WILCOX and his wife Lesley of Waterdown. Cherished grandfather of Heather (Doug WRIGHT,) Sean KELLY (Lesley McCONNELL,) Kimberley NELSON (Jay SMITH), Michael NELSON, Erin WILCOX, and great-grandfather of Rachel, Matthew, Leah, Crystal and Megan. Dear brother of Georgia DAVIES (Lyn) and brother-in-law of Gladys McKINNEY. Predeceased by his sister Helen and grand_son Matthew WILCOX. Survived by many nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place. A Service of Remembrance will be held at Smith's Funeral Home, 485 Brant Street, (one block north of City Hall) Burlington (905-632-3333) on Wednesday, November 16, 2005 at 1 p.m. Interment in Owen Sound at a later date. If desired, donations to the Alzheimer Foundation would be sincerely appreciated. Ab's family would like to thank the staff of Village Manor, Alexander Place, Home Area 4, the Bayshore Home Health Care workers and Dr. Randy CROSS for their truly kind and compassionate care.
www.smithsfh.com

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-11-25 published
GAMMAGE, Allen Stewart "Al"
On November 24, 2005 at Trillium Health Centre - Mississauga Site in his 86th year. Beloved husband and best friend of Joan (née PAUL) for 62 years. His loving children Scott and his wife Diane and Jill and her husband Bruce WRIGHT. Cherished Grandpa of Kelly (Mike) and greatgrand_son Evan; Robbie, Erin, Leah, Danielle and the late Bobby. Dear brother of the late Norma THICKETT. Al was loved by all who knew him and he leaves behind memories of a true and very fine gentleman. Friends will be received at the Neweduk Funeral Home "Mississauga Chapel" 1981 Dundas St. W., (1 block east of Erin Mills Parkway) from 12 noon-1 p.m. Saturday. A Celebration of Al's Life will be held in the Chapel on Saturday, November 26, 2005 at 1 p.m. Cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations made to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated by the family. Neweduk Funeral Home 905-828-8000 www.neweduk.com

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-11-25 published
17 soldiers, 1950 -- Died This Day
Friday, November 25, 2005, Page S9
Fifty-five years ago, 350 members of the 2nd Regiment, Royal Canadian Horse Artillery, were en route to Fort Lewis, Washington., and thence to the Korean War when their troop train collided with an eastbound passenger express near Canoe River, British Columbia Twelve soldiers were killed instantly, four died aboard the rescue train, and one died in hospital. They were Arden ATCHISON (Loon Lake, Saskatchewan.), Weldon BARKHOUSE (Wolfville, Nova Scotia), Norman CARROLL (Pennant, Saskatchewan.), Frederick CONWAY (Grand Falls, Newfoundland.), Robert CRAIG (Foam Lake, Saskatchewan.), Austin GEORGE (Eight Island Lake, Newfoundland.), Urbain LÉVESQUE (Ottawa), Robert MANLEY (Niagara Falls, Ontario), Basil McKEOWN (Moscow, Ontario), Albert ORR (Calgary), David OWENS (Granby, Quebec), Leslie SNOW (Saint John's), Albert STROUD (Howley, Newfoundland.), Joseph THISTLE (Conception Bay, Newfoundland.), James WENKERT (Cowansville, Quebec), James WHITE/WHYTE (Placentia Bay, Newfoundland.) and William WRIGHT (Neepawa, Manitoba.) The footplate crews of both locomotives also died. They were Harvey CHURCH, troop-train engineer; his fireman, Henry PROSINUK; Jack STINSON, transcontinental engineer; his fireman, Adam OLESCHUK.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-12-17 published
HUSBY, Elizabeth Ellen " Betty"
It is with sadness that our family announces the death of Elizabeth E. (Betty) HUSBY, widow of Philip J. HUSBY. Betty died in Victoria Hospital, Winnipeg on December 9, 2005, at the age of 79. Many thanks to the staff of Emergency and the fifth floor of Victoria Hospital for their gentle and considerate care. Betty is survived by her loving family: Phyllis CHERRET, husband Larry and their children Rhiannon, Kendra, and Bryonny; Elizabeth J. HUSBY, husband Murray WALL and their children Heather and Evan; and sons Stuart, Douglas, and David; sister Margaret WRIGHT, husband Doug and their children Douglas and Andrew and their families; sister-in-law Phyllis and many nieces and nephews. According to Betty's wishes, cremation and a private memorial for immediate family have taken place. If Friends wish, in lieu of flowers a donation may be made in Betty's memory to Breakfast for Learning (www.breakfastforlear ning.ca) or Frontier College (www.frontiercollege.ca) Expressions of sympathy can be emailed to inmemoryofbettyhusby@gmail.com

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-12-26 published
Steve "Gus" BELL
By David WRIGHT, Monday, December 26, 2005, Page A28
Partner, stepfather, friend. Born January 23, 1952, in Ottawa. Died June 26 in Ottawa of cancer, aged 53.
Steve BELL was born to us and us to him on the basketball court at Leaside High School in Toronto in the late 1980's. As aging men with flickering fantasies of one day cracking the National Basketball Association, we gathered for a few hours each week to silence our aching bodies and stave off a dawning sense of our mortality.
From this love of sport, from the five original members, rose a vision: a gathering of guys who could not only drive, dribble and shoot, but knew the difference between a Steinbeck, an Amis and a Richler novel. Steve, or Gus, as we christened him -- named for the memorable figure from Larry McMurtry's epic western novel Lonesome Dove, was a founding member of our group. We called it S.M.C.R.B.C., the Some Men Can Read Book Club.
Gus passionately believed that a strong athletic body did not automatically disqualify one from being a man who loved the written word and could speak about it with a degree of intelligence and sophistication. In the then smoky confines of the Red Lantern tavern, with the gentle tones of Ron Nigrini wafting in the background, we would lift a pint, rehash our night's highlights and discuss the book that was on the menu that month.
Magically and unbeknownst to us a group began to form, which now numbers at least 10 (Chris, Darrin, Frank [Vegas], Steve T., Karl [Mailman], Robbie, Gerry, Ron, John [Shoes], Steve A. and Tony), and over the years really only solidified as Gus received the word that he was deathly ill.
Over the 13 years and about 140 books, Gus was a steadying and clarifying presence. With his move to Ottawa six years ago, he became our "writer in residence" and would send his book reports, which were, as a ritual, read out loud at the end of the evening's discussion. We would often remark how Gus had shed light on the book and how he had somehow distilled our entire evening's discussion. Gus, as a writer, had a way of putting things, of bringing things together and it was as he lay dying that we realized his greatest gift to us was in bringing us together as a group of fellows, each from very different walks of life.
Gus stood out as the centrepiece of our annual golf and fishing weekend held at Six Foot Bay near Peterborough, Ontario These two days were characterized by the numbing consistency of no fish caught and few rounds under 100 honestly scored. The laughter was infectious and scenes like Gus sauntering across the lawn between the cottages, looking like a well-partied Keith Richards, are emblazoned on our psyches.
Gus had a wonderful sense of humour and was a true iconoclast, who despised artifice and hypocrisy. He had a winsome way and a generosity of spirit that we all felt and an authenticity that made us all want to call him our friend.
Gus was such a character! He really was truly affronted when every 20-foot jump shot or 30-foot putt missed its mark. We knew little of the details of his life, but we did know that he deeply loved and cherished his partner Pat and their family and that he was never uncomfortable in letting us know this. Gus's passing has left a void in our lives and his gift of bringing things together will be sorely missed.
The lack of a monthly book report will sting, leaving us a bit lost and adrift and feeling the absence of Gus's presence. It will be a solemn and surreal moment for us all, yet somehow we know the silence will be broken when one of us will say, "I wonder what Gus would have said about this book?" We find it comforting to know that Gus will be there with us. Cheers, Gus!
David is Steve's friend.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-12-30 published
SCOBIE, George
Passed away at the Trillium McCall Centre on Wednesday, December 28, 2005 at the age of 83. Beloved husband of Elizabeth (nee HASEY.) Much loved father of David and his wife Carolyn, Paul and his wife Andrea, Janice and her husband David WRIGHT. Loving grandfather of Sean, Evan and Curtis. Dear brother of Norma BANNERMAN, and the late Thomas SCOBIE. A Service of Remembrance will be held at Richview United Church, 149 Wellesworth Dr., Etobicoke, on Friday, January 6, 2006 at 2 p.m. Family will receive guests one hour prior to Service. If desired, memorial donations may be made to Richview United Church, 149 Wellesworth Dr., Etobicoke M9C 4R8. A reception at the church will follow the service. All family and Friends are welcome.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-06 published
DEMPSTER, Dorothy Matilda
Peacefully, on Tuesday, January 4, 2005 at South Muskoka Memorial Hospital, in her 87th year. Beloved wife of Frank for 62 years. Loving mother of Bruce and wife Jane, Scott, and the late Doug. Adored grandmother of John, Jennifer, Ashleigh, James, Will and Ted. Dear sister of Harry WATTS and the late Ruth RUNNELLS and June WRIGHT. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter Yorke Chapel, 2357 Bloor St. W., at Windermere, east of the Jane subway, from 2 p.m. on Friday, January 7, 2005 until time of Funeral Service in the Chapel at 3 p.m. If desired, donations in Dorothy's memory may be made to the charity of your choice.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-08 published
HARNEY, Maurice
Peacefully, at the Tony Stacey Centre for Veterans, on January 6, 2005, in his 91st year. Maurice, survived by his loving wife of 68 years, Lily. Father to Maurice (Rachel), Eric (Margaret), Bernard, Michael, Brenda, and predeceased by son David. "Grampa" of 9 and "G.G.D." to 8 great-grandchildren. Survived by his sister Edith TAILOR/TAYLOR of England, and brother-in-law Harry MATHEWS. Predeceased by sisters Alice MATHEWS and Peggy WRIGHT. Many thanks to staff at the Tony Stacey Centre; special thanks to 2nd Floor Staff. A private family cremation service has taken place. A public service to be held at a later date at Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 345. Memorial donations to the Tony Stacey Centre for Veterans, 59 Lawson Road, West Hill, Ontario, M1C 2J1, would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements in the care of the Sherrin Funeral Home (416) 698-2861.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-15 published
SWIFT, Robert Willis
Peacefully, on January 10, 2005, Robert SWIFT of Wasaga Beach, former Royal Canadian Air Force Flying Officer in his 91st year. Bob will be missed by his wife of almost 60 years, Dorothy (WRIGHT,) daughter Karen and Rex of Hyannis, Massachusetts, son Stephen and wife Dianne of Cobourg. Loving grandfather of Darrin, Paige, Jonathan and Sharlyn and great-grandfather of Alyssa. A "Celebration of Life" gathering to be arranged at a future date.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-16 published
WRIGHT, William John " Bill"
(World War 2 Vet) Passed away peacefully in his sleep after a short illness at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on January 14, 2005. Much loved husband of Jean and of the late Martha Helen. Adored father of Judith and Gary DENYER, Howie and Lyn WRIGHT, Lynne and Larry HAWKE, Karen and Randy PARRISH, Glenn and Betty WRIGHT, Cathy WRIGHT and Michelle and Jim KELLY. Brother to Audrey and Clint DOWNWARD, and Bob and Kay WRIGHT. Loving grandfather of 12 and great-grandfather of 4. Sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. Memorial Service to celebrate his life will be held at Armstrong Funeral Home, 124 King St E., Oshawa on Wednesday, January 19 at 2: 00 p.m. Areception will follow. Donations in lieu of flowers to The Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-17 published
COCHRAN, Evelyn Margaret (née COOK)
The family of Evelyn COCHRAN announce her peaceful passing on Wednesday, January 12, 2005, at Hoag Hospital, Newport Beach, California. Evelyn was born in Inverness, Quebec, the eldest daughter of the late Walter and Pearl (WRIGHT) COOK. She is predeceased by her beloved husband William (1995), her brother Everett, twin brother Hubert, her sister Velma, and her brother Alton. She is survived by her sister Kathleen RORKE (William) of St. Catharines, Ontario, seven nieces and nephews and ten great-nieces and nephews. She will be sadly missed by sisters-in-law Flora COOK and Janice COOK. Evelyn taught for several years in Quebec before moving to California, where she remained a teacher, specializing in Speech Therapy in the public school system. Services were held Sunday, January 16th at Westminster Memorial Park in Westminster, California, where entombment followed. Evelyn's cousin, Vernon ALEXANDER, officiated at the service. Memorial donations can be made to the charity of your choice.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-26 published
WRIGHT, Mary J.
Died at the age of 76 on Sunday, January 23, 2005 in Markham, Ontario. Mary has resided in Markham with her husband Wilf and family since 1975 moving from Ottawa. Prior to that her family resided in several places in Western Canada including Saskatoon, Regina, Victoria and Winnipeg. Mary was a graduate of St. Paul's School of Nursing in Saskatoon. Mary has been active in community affairs, working as a volunteer with Participation House, Cancer Society and Markham Stouffville Hospital. Mary was predeceased by her husband Wilf, her parents and brothers Tom and Dick. She leaves her children Brent, Brad and his wife Monica, and Brenda and her husband Dr. Hugh DEVITT, and grandchildren Mark, Janice, Karen and Kim. Friends will be received at the Dixon-Garland Funeral Home, 166 Main St. N. (Markham Rd.), Markham, Ontario on Friday, January 28, 2005 from 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at St. Andrew's United Church, 32 Main St. N., Markham on Saturday, January 29, 2005 at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to the Alzheimer's Society of York Region, 800 Davis Dr., Newmarket, Ontario L3Y 9Z9.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-02 published
KEAYS, Lois Mary
Born in Maple Green, New Brunswick on May 20, 1922. Passed away on February 1, 2005. Predeceased by her loving husband Edward, grand_son Rodney and great-grand_sons Justin and Gregory. Dear mother to one son Gary and seven daughters, Joyce CORNELIUS, Beulah KEAYS, Lorna WRIGHT, Irene HENDY, Linda JOYCE, Della GOUGH, Marilyn KEAYS, sons-in-law and daughter-in-law. Cherished by 18 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, sisters Ethel KELCHER and Edith WYERS (New Brunswick) and brother-in-law William MUIR of Niagara Falls. May she rest in peace in God's care forever. Friends may visit at the Jerrett Funeral Home, 660 Kennedy Road, Scarborough (between Eglinton and St. Clair Aves. E.) on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service in the chapel on Friday at 11 a.m. Interment Pine Hills Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-06 published
WRIGHT, Eileen
Suddenly, after a lengthy illness, on February 3, 2005, at Thamesview Lodge, Chatham; at the age of 85. Predeceased by her husband William. Loving mother of Fred WOOD, James WOOD and his wife Sharon BROYDELL- WOOD, Anne and her husband Dave BARNES, Rose and her husband Don HICKEY. She will be sadly missed by her grandchildren John BOWDEN, Rhonda WOOD, Dennis and his wife Corrinne WOOD, Kevin BOWDEN, Daniel BARNES, Krystal HICKEY, Sarah WOOD, Spencer WOOD, and great-grandchildren Jessica, Payton, Joshua, Crystal, Talitha, and Jayden. Survived by her sister Kay FORREST, nieces Margaret FORREST, Linda and her husband Bernie HIGGINS. Friends will be received at the Ridley Funeral Home, 3080 Lakeshore Blvd. W. (between Islington and Kipling Aves., at 14th Street, 416-259-3705), on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held on Monday at 1 p.m. in the Chapel. Cremation. If desired, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Alzheimer Society of Toronto. Messages of Condolence may be placed at www.ridleyfuneralhome.com.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-09 published
BROWN, Rupert Sylvester
Longtime Deacon of the Church of God of Prophecy. Peacefully at the William Osler Health Centre, Brampton on Thursday, February 3rd, 2005 in his 70th year. Rupert, beloved husband of Eugenie BROWN (née DENNIS,) and son of Idosene and of the late Clifford BROWN. Loving father of Marcia (John JOSEPH), Sonia (Amos HAMRIGHT), Dave, Carole (Ewan WALKER Jr.), Mary (Daniel WRIGHT), Alfred (Bisrat), and Martin (Racquel). Cherished grandpa of Nadine, Sheldon, Charmaine, Jelisa, Latisha, Johvan, Jalen, Jessica, Justin, Nathan, Lauryn, Bryden, Daniel Jr., Delaine, Danell, Daelynn, and Simone and great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Wesley, Millicent, Castel, Melvin, Clement, Samuel, and Roseline, and of the late Ronald. He will be greatly missed by many nieces, nephews and relatives. The family will receive Friends at the Scott Funeral Home, 289 Main St. N. "Brampton Chapel" 905-451-1100 on Thursday, February 10th, 2005 from 6-8 p.m., and Friday, February 11th, 2005 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Funeral Saturday at 10 a.m. (friends are requested to meet at the church) West End Worship Centre, (1344 Martingrove Rd., at Rexdale Rd.). Interment Brampton Memorial Gardens. In memory of Rupert, donations to the Princess Margaret Hospital would be appreciated. Sign a book of condolences at www.obituariestoday.com

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-14 published
MacKENZIE, Doris Irene (née HENRY)
Dodie, passed away in her 91st year on Saturday, February 12, 2005 at Altamont Nursing Home, surrounded by her family. Dearly beloved wife of Ian for 64 years. Loving mother of Sandra (Bob) WRIGHT, Donald (Rhonda), Bruce (Sandi). Cherished grandmother and nana of Michael (Diane) and Michelle WRIGHT, Adam (Tashia,) Erin, Jonathan and Jaclyn. Great-grandmother of Rhiannon and Liam. Survived by her sister Harriet McGIBBON. Predeceased by her brother Jack HENRY and her sister Ruth MORIARTY. Family will receive Friends at McDougall and Brown Funeral Home "Scarborough Chapel", 2900 Kingston Road (east of St. Clair Ave. E.) on Tuesday, February 15, 2005 from 1-3 p.m. and on Wednesday, February 16, 2005 from 10-11 a.m. Funeral service at 11 a.m. in the chapel. Interment to follow at Resthaven Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, if desired, remembrances may be made to the Alzheimer Society.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-14 published
McCLELLAND, James
At Pinecrest Nursing Home on Saturday, February 12, 2005, James Cameron McCLELLAND of Bobcaygeon, formerly of Whitby, in his 93rd year. Husband of Virginia and the late Nan. Father of James (Elaine) of Rochester Hills, Michigan and Robert (Marilyn) of Newmarket. Grandfather of James (Amy) of Ypsilanti, Michigan Alana of Perrysburg, Ohio; and Jeffrey of Newmarket. Great-grandfather of Elizabeth and James. Brother of Tom McCLELLAND, Kay WRIGHT and Grace HODGINS, all of Owen Sound and the late Lorne, Isabel, Ken, Rose and Margaret. Family and Friends will be received at the Monk Funeral Home, 6 Helen Street, Bobcaygeon (1-866-393-0063) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral service in the Monk Chapel on Wednesday, February 16, 2005 at 1 p.m. Interment at a later date in Tara Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Diabetes Association would be appreciated. We are pleased to accept messages of condolence at www.monkfuneralhome.com

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-15 published
JACKSON, David George
After a lengthy illness, on Sunday, February 13, 2005, at the Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay, at age 71. David JACKSON of Pontypool, dearly loved husband for 51 years of Hilda (née HENRY.) Loved father of Brian JACKSON and his wife Tina of Oshawa, Dan JACKSON and his wife Susan of Cambridge, Rodney JACKSON and his wife Marie of Caesarea, Barbara and her husband Steven McBRIDE of Pontypool, and Julie and her husband Barry CARTER of Pontypool. Loving grandfather of Jeffrey, Kimberley, Melissa, Nichole, Matthew, Martin, David, Stephanie, and great-grandfather of Eric. Dear brother of Mavis MILLETT (deceased,) Clara WRIGHT, Nellie and her husband Ivan McMILLAN, Raymond JACKSON (deceased,) John JACKSON, Gordon JACKSON and his wife Yolanda, Thomas JACKSON and his wife Trish, and William JACKSON and his wife Dar REID. The family of David JACKSON will receive Friends at the Wagg Funeral Home, "McDermott- Panabaker Chapel", 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905-985-2171), on Thursday, February 17th from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. A Service to celebrate his life will be held in the Chapel at 1 p.m. If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Lung Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario. On-line condolences may be left at www.waggfuneralhome.com

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-16 published
SIMMONS, Catherine
Passed away peacefully at Sunnybrook Hospital on Sunday, February 13, 2005, age 99. Will be sadly missed by her daughters Lola BURTHWRIGHT, Edith SENIOR, Madge WRIGHT and sons Ben and Lidget SIMMONS, several grand and great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and Friends. Viewing on Monday, February 21 from 5-9 p.m. at the Ogden Funeral Home, 4164 Sheppard Ave. East, Agincourt (east of Kennedy Rd.). Funeral Service will be at Willowdale Baptist Church, 15 Olive Ave., Toronto on Tuesday, February 22 at 11 a.m. Interment Highland Memory Gardens.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-18 published
YACYNUK, Yvonne Irene Florence (née SNOW)
Suddenly at the Etobicoke General Hospital on Wednesday, February 16, 2005, Yvonne YACYNUK (née SNOW,) dearly beloved wife of Ted. Dear mother of Stephen and his wife Lesia, Charlene and her husband Efan GONSALVES, Norine and her husband Joseph (Pino) MELECA, Natalie and her husband Craig WRIGHT and the late Brian. Loving grandmother of Marisa, Michael, Nicole, Victoria, Griffin, Connor, Hayley, Abbigail, Jeremy, Gage and Will. Dear sister of Ralph, George, Elroy, William and the late Mae. Yvonne will be greatly missed by all of her family and Friends. Resting at the Newediuk Funeral Home, Kipling Chapel, 2104 Kipling Ave., Etobicoke (two blocks north of Rexdale Blvd.) from Friday 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Service in the Chapel Saturday 9 a.m. Interment Glendale Memorial Gardens.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-22 published
FORREST, John
(Radio Communication Officer with the Merchant Marine - H.M.C.S. Haida; Retired Federal Government Fire Department Training Instructor for Indian Affairs; Ham Radio Operator VA_THREE_XJF; Retired Town of Caledon Fire Department Volunteer)
At Toronto General Hospital, on Monday, February 21, 2005, John FORREST, Bolton , in his 76th year, beloved husband of Joyce NELSON and the late Orma GEDDES. Dear father of Wendy and Dominique GUAY, Bagottville, Quebec; Carole and David COOPER, Orillia Nancy FORREST and David WRIGHT, Brampton. Loving grandfather of Kenny, Heather and Cindy. Private family service will be held at the Egan Funeral Home, 203 Queen Street S., Bolton (905-857-2213). Followed by cremation. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario. Condolences for the family may be offered at www.eganfuneralhome.com

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-23 published
WRIGHT, Henrietta
At Grey Gables Nursing Home, Markdale, on Tuesday February 22, 2005, in her 100th year. Loving sister of the late David "Ted" WRIGHT. Dear aunt of Robert WRIGHT of Durham, and Heather (Jerry) SKILTON of Proton Station, great-aunt of Melodie (Tim) ALDERSON of Flesherton, and great-great-aunt of T.J. and Mike. A private graveside service will held at Resthaven Memorial Gardens, Scarborough on Thursday February 24 at 3: 00 p.m. Memorial contributions to the Grey Gables Nursing Home, or the charity of your choice would be gratefully appreciated. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Fawcett Funeral Home, Flesherton 1-888-924-2810.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-03-08 published
WRIGHT, George F.
(Retired Peel Elementary School Principal including James Bolton Public School; former Town of Caledon Councillor, life member Rotary Club of Bolton.) Suddenly at Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket on Monday, March 7, 2005 George F. WRIGHT, Bolton, in his 78th year, beloved husband and soulmate of Genevieve (Gen) VALERIOTE for 52 years. Dearly loved father of Susan and Christopher HENDERSON, Brampton; George and Patricia WRIGHT, Whitecourt, Alberta. Devoted grandfather and hockey fan of Scott and Trevor HENDERSON; Smith, Shannon and Maddison WRIGHT. Dear brother of Mary and Douglas JACKSON, North Bay. The family will receive their Friends at the Egan Funeral Home, 203 Queen Street S. (Hwy. 50), Bolton (905-857-2213), Wednesday afternoon 3-5 and evening 7-9 o'clock. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Thursday morning, March 10 at 11 o'clock. Followed by cremation. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario. Condolences for the family may be offered at www.eganfuneralhome.com

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-03-10 published
BURNS, Eileen Veronica
Surrounded by her loving family, Eileen passed away peacefully at Elginwood Long Term Care Centre on Wednesday, March 9, 2005, in her 87th year. Dear mother of Patricia RIORDAN and her husband Dennis and Angela WRIGHT and her husband Richard. Loving grandmother of Denise, Deirdre, Erin and great-grandmother of Sienna and Kira. Survived by her sister Ann, Christine and Sheila (England), brothers Danny (Ireland) and Charlie (England). Fondly remembered by her many nieces and nephews. Our sincere thanks are extended to all Elginwood Long Term Care Centre staff who treated her with dignity and love. Special thanks for the wonderful care given by Tess, Bibi and Shirley, her private angels. A loving, kind and gentle woman to all she touched, Eileen will be sadly missed by all who knew her. Friends may call at the Marshall Funeral Home, 10366 Yonge Street, Richmond Hill (4th traffic light north of Major Mackenzie Drive) for visitation on Friday, March 11, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass at Saint Mary Immaculate Church, 10295 Yonge Street, Richmond Hill on Saturday at 11 a.m., followed by cremation.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-03-11 published
BURNS, Eileen Veronica
Surrounded by her loving family, Eileen passed away peacefully at Elginwood Long Term Care Centre on Wednesday, March 9, 2005, in her 87th year. Dear mother of Patricia RIORDAN and her husband Dennis and Angela WRIGHT and her husband Richard. Loving grandmother of Denise, Deirdre, Erin and great-grandmother of Sienna and Kira. Survived by her sisters Ann, Christine and Sheila (England), brother Danny (Ireland). Fondly remembered by her many nieces and nephews. Our sincere thanks are extended to all Elginwood Long Term Care Centre staff who treated her with dignity and love. Special thanks for the wonderful care given by Tess, Bibi and Shirley, her private angels. A loving, kind and gentle woman to all she touched, Eileen will be sadly missed by all who knew her. Friends may call at the Marshall Funeral Home, 10366 Yonge Street, Richmond Hill (4th traffic light north of Major Mackenzie Drive) for visitation on Friday, March 11, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass at Saint Mary Immaculate Church, 10295 Yonge Street, Richmond Hill on Saturday at 11: 30 a.m., followed by cremation.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-03-12 published
McCALLUM, Grace (née CUNNINGHAM)
At Brantwood Lifecare Centre of Burlington on March 1, 2005, in her 104th year. Wife of the late Victor McCALLUM, loving mother of Sheila and her husband Gord WRIGHT, grandmother of Janice and Kelly. A Service of Remembrance will take place at Sime Funeral Home, Grand Valley on March 13. Visitation at 1 p.m., Service at 3 p.m. Cremation has taken place. For those who wish, donations may be made to the Centre for Integrated Healing, 200 - 1330 West 8th Ave., Vancouver, British Columbia, V6H 4A6 (604) 734-7125. Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her extended family.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-03-16 published
MARTIN, Constance B. (née WRIGHT)
At the Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital, Burlington on Monday, March 14, 2005, Connie (née WRIGHT) MARTIN of Burlington. Beloved wife for 47 years of Erwin MARTIN of Burlington. Dear aunt of Carolyn, Peter, Eric, Nelson, Dawson, Wayne and Allan. Predeceased by her brothers, Archie and Allan WRIGHT. Special thanks to everyone at the Brantwood Lifecare Centre particularly the fine staff of the 3rd floor for their loving care over the last 7 years. Visitation at Smith's Funeral Home, 485 Brant Street, (one block north of City Hall) Burlington (905-632-3333) on Thursday, March 17, 2005 from 12 noon until time of Funeral Service at 1 p.m. Interment Burlington Memorial Gardens. If desired, expressions of sympathy to the Hamilton- Halton Alzheimer Foundation or the Victorian Order of Nurses-Halton would be sincerely appreciated by the family.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-03-21 published
KING, Madam Justice Lynn, (née WAISBERG)
Mother, Judge, Wife, Lawyer, Sister, Friend - Lynn KING, nee WAISBERG, on the 18th day of March, 2005, from breast cancer, at home. Beloved wife of M.T. (Terry) KELLY, and loving mother to Jonah and Max. Sister to Lorie WAISBERG and Joseph WAISBERG. Sister-in-law to Marie WAISBERG and Ginny BLACKWOOD. Caring aunt to Noah and Hannah. Daughter to Harry and Madelaine WAISBERG. Patient and friend to Dr. John BLONDEL. Devoted and lifelong friend of Harriet SACHS, Wendy WRIGHT, and many others whose lives she touched, both professionally and personally, with her great gifts of compassion and love. Lynn was born in Sudbury, Ontario on April 19, 1944, attended local schools and Branksome Hall. She obtained a B.A. at the University of Toronto, then went on to the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy for an M.A., and received a law degree from the University of Toronto Law School. Beginning her practice in Toronto in 1973, Lynn authored What Every Woman Should Know About Marriage, Separation, and Divorce. She was appointed to the bench in 1986 and served the Ontario Court of Justice, Family Law Division, 311 Jarvis Street, until a few months before her death. Service to be held at the Mount Pleasant Cemetery Chapel, Tuesday, March 22, at 3 p.m. Reception to follow at 60 Kendal Avenue, Toronto. The family will also receive Friends and relatives on Wednesday, March 23 and Thursday, March 24, between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. at home. Memorial donations may be made to the Lynn King Palliative Care Fund at the Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-03-21 published
WRIGHT, Ian
It is with great sadness that our family announces the passing of Ian, on Friday, March 18, 2005. Loving husband of Carole. Proud father of David, and Kathryn and her husband Gabriel. Greatest Grandpa to Sarah, Joshua, and Brennan. Cherished son of Irene and the late Alexander. A Memorial Service will be held at St. Philip's Anglican Church (25 St. Phillip's Rd., Weston), on Wednesday, March 23 at 11 a.m. with the family receiving Friends at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Hospital for Sick Children.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-03-22 published
CURRAN, James Francis
Peacefully at Milton District Hospital, Milton on Monday, March 21, 2005 in his 88th year. Jim CURRAN, beloved husband of the late Bernadine CURRAN (née BURSEY.) Dear father of Bernice WALSH (Desmond), James (late Carmel), Jerome (Jackie), Brian (Janice) and the late Joan. Loving grandfather of Shelley (George), Tracy (Scott), Heather (Randy), Jamie, Sean, Susie (Rodney), Christopher, Tania, Vanessa and Natalie. Great-grandfather of Brandon, Meghan, Hannah, Josh, Sarah and Ben. Dear brother of Anne BAUMAN/BOWMAN, Bridget WRIGHT, Agnes SIWICK, Mary BATOR, Marion O'LEARY and the late Leo. Resting at the Lee Funeral Home Limited, 258 Queen Street South, Streetsville (Mississauga Rd., south of 401), on Tuesday, March 22, 2005 from 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass from Holy Rosary Church, Milton on Wednesday, March 23, 2005 at 12 noon. Inlieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-03-22 published
RODGER, John Alexander (May 22, 1926-March 20, 2005)
Passed away peacefully at Allendale Long Term Care Facility. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife Betty-Lue (Elizabeth (Luellanée) WRIGHT,) his children Mary-Lou (Gary DOWNER,) Anne-Marie (Robert PHILLIPS,) and Kevin (Lisa.) Proud and fun loving grandfather of Brandon, Jamie and Samantha. John is survived by his sister Cathy BENNIE. He will be lovingly remembered by Carole ROBBINS, Diane and Eddie SZPIK and his many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by brother Alex (Jean,) sister Margaret (Hugh STEWARD/STEWART/STUART,) brothers-in-law Stan and John. Throughout his long and successful career at Shipp Corporation, he was known as Johnny RODGER but to family and Friends he was Jack. Family and Friends will be recieved at Glen Oaks Reception Centre, 3164 Ninth Line (on the corner of Ninth Line and Dundas) on Thursday, March 24, 2005 from 10: 00 a.m. to 11: 00 a.m. followed by a memorial service at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers 'Give a friend a Hug'. Donations may be made to a charity of your choice. The family wishes to thank their many Friends and staff at Allendale for all of their care and support.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-03-30 published
INGLESON, William Sr.
Passed away at the Queensway-Carleton Hospital, Ottawa on Sunday, March 27, 2005. Bill INGLESON Sr., of Penetanguishene, in his 97th year. Beloved husband of the late Hilda Elizabeth SCOTT. Dear father of William INGLESON Jr. and his wife Doris, Margaret and her husband Beno STERNIG, Ada and her husband Don BULLOCK, Albert INGLESON, Dorothy RYCKMAN and the late Hilda DUGGAN, Irene PATTERSON, and Peter INGLESON. Father-in-law of Marg INGLESON. Brother of Lucille WRIGHT, Jean HEWSON, Kate WILKINSON, Edward INGLESON, Blanche MARKHAM, George and Norman CLARK. He will fondly remembered by 30 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren. The family will receive Friends at the Nicholls Funeral Home, 330 Midland Ave., Midland on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Friday, April 1st at 1 p.m. Interment later at Waverley Gospel Hall Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations to the Bloorview - MacMillan Centre (Children's Foundation) would be appreciated.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-01 published
GRAY/GREY- WRIGHT, Joan
On Thursday, March 31, 2005, at Simcoe Manor, Beeton. Joan GRAY/GREY- WRIGHT, life member Ladies Auxiliary Branch No. 329 Tottenham. Loved wife and lover of the late Fred Shearer WRIGHT. Loved mother, mother-in-law, grandma and great-grandma to Carol (Nick FAGNANI,) Andrea, Leslie and Michelle, Jayne (Richard LEARY,) Amanda and Jodi, Austin and Kiya, Charles (Judy THORNE,) Jim (Lori THORNE) and Christopher. Dear friend of Diane KENNEDY and her daily friend Mary MENCHENTON, who phoned and visited daily and all legion Friends who phoned and visited. Resting at Rod Abrams Funeral Home, 1666 Tottenham Rd., Tottenham, 905-936-3477, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday, April 3, 2005. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel 11 a.m. Monday, April 4, 2005, followed by interment in Fraser Presbyterian Cemetery. Free at last from struggling to breath. Remember the love we all shared. Miss me, but let me go. In lieu of flowers, donations to Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Newmarket or charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-02 published
WRIGHT, Diane Gail (née GREAVES)
(Born in Trinidad, February 12, 1954) Passed away Monday, March 28, 2005, at Sunnybrook Hospital. Diane will be greatly missed by her father and mother, Clarence and Evelyn GREAVES, her husband Cosmond, children Renee and Tyrone. She is also fondly remembered by her siblings Ann-Marie, Cheryl, Deborah, Gail, Joanne, Lystra, Reynelle, Richard, and Victor GREAVES. She was much loved by her nieces, nephews, other family members and Friends. The family will receive visitors at the Giffen-Mack "Scarborough" Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, 4115 Lawrence Avenue East (just west of Kingston Road), West Hill, 416-281-6800, on Sunday, April 3 from 5-9 p.m. A Celebration of Diane's life will be held Monday, April 4 at 1 p.m. in Saint Margaret's in-the-Pines Anglican Church (4130 Lawrence Avenue East, Scarborough). Interment Duffin Meadows Cemetery (2505 Brock Road, Pickering). A reception will follow.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-03 published
KNOWLES, Mary Wedd (VAN NOSTRAND)
Born January 15, 1934, in Toronto, passed away suddenly on Easter Monday, March 28, 2005 at her home. Mary was the beloved wife and friend for 50 years of Wilfred Ralph KNOWLES, and dear mother of Eleanor Anne (deceased,) Kenneth Ralph (Anna KAHNERT,) Richard John, and Helen Mary. Loving grandmother of Kathleen Mary, James Richard, and Lauren Mackenzie KNOWLES. Dear sister of Anna Marsh (Nan) WARD, and much loved by many nieces and nephews. Mary was predeceased by her parents John and Eleanor Wedd VAN NOSTRAND, sisters Katherine STOCKWELL, Gretchen BOOTH, Ruth LILLICO, Helen WRIGHT, and brother John Cornelius VAN NOSTRAND. A service of remembrance will take place at the Saint John's York Mills Anglican Church (416-255-6611), 19 Don Ridge Drive, Toronto, Ontario at 11 a.m. on Friday, April 8th, 2005 with an interment to follow immediately after the service at the van Nostrand family plot in the church grounds. Expressions of sympathy may be made through a donation to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or flowers to the Church for the service.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-05 published
MORGAN, Brad
Suddenly, as the result of an accident, on Sunday, April 3, 2005. Brad MORGAN, 25 years of age, loving son of Lilah and Barry of St. Catharines. Dear brother of Barry Jr. of Scarborough. Loved fiance of Sandra McGRATH of Barrie. Dear grand_son of Charles and Emily WRIGHT of Welland and the late Ethyl MORGAN. Beloved nephew of Bob and Linda WRIGHT, Kathy and Mike HOMINUCK, Paul and Cathy WRIGHT, Tom and Carolle WRIGHT, all of Welland, George and Linda WRIGHT of Nanaimo, British Columbia, Louise and Lee SCOTT- GOATS, Anita and James SEXTON, Kevin and Jennifer WRIGHT, all of Prince George, British Columbia, Jim and Kerri WRIGHT of Fort Nelson, British Columbia, Debi HALLAM of Vernon, British Columbia, Glenn MORGAN and Holly HENDERSON of Pickering, Steve and Linda MORGAN of Whitby, Kevin and Marti MORGAN of Apex, North Carolina Dan and Magda MORGAN of Scarborough, Rob and the late Maureen MacLAM of Ajax, James and Sandra MORGAN of King City, and numerous cousins and many Friends. Brad grew up always involved in lacrosse and hockey. He played with the St. Catharines Jr. B Falcons, went on to play Ontario Hockey League Jr. A hockey for the Barrie Colts and Sudbury Wolves, and finished his hockey career with Saint Mary's University Huskies in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Brad was beginning to embark on a promising, successful business career. Brad is resting at the George Darte Funeral Chapel, 585 Carlton Street, St. Catharines until Thursday at 9: 30 a.m. A Celebration of Brad's life will be held in St. George's Anglican Church at 10 a.m. Cremation. Visiting hours at the funeral home are Tuesday 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Memorial remembrances to the Oncology Clinic in honour of Brad's grandparents would be appreciated by the family. Online Guest Book: www.dartefuneralhome.com

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-07 published
GOODE, Victoria (née HOLTOM)
Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 5th, 2005 at Lakeridge Health-Oshawa in her 89th year. Victoria, beloved wife of the late Archie Ross. Sadly missed by her children Shirley WRIGHT (Dennis), Doreen ORLECK, Norm FERGUSON (Wendy), Gary FERGUSON (Sandra,) Steve FERGUSON (Elaine) and their father Gordon FERGUSON. Cherished grandmother of 11 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. Victoria is survived by her sister Janet HOLMES and her brothers Robert HOLTOM and Al HOLTOM. A Memorial Service will be held at Oshawa Funeral Service "Thornton Chapel" 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) in the Chapel on Saturday, April 9th at 11: 00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Kidney Foundation or the Arthritis Society in Victoria's memory would be greatly appreciated.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-09 published
CALLIS, Margaret
Passed away, surrounded by her loving family, on Tuesday, April 5th, 2005. She will be greatly missed by her daughter Jo-Ann KERFOOT, sister Doris WRIGHT, grandchildren Lisa (Ray) MYERS, David (Wanda,) and great-grandchildren Maya, Adam and baby MYERS. She was adored by countless Friends and will continue to sing in our hearts. Margaret will be fondly remembered for her love of life and her work with the Big Brothers, her volunteer work with seniors in Pembroke, and her relief efforts during both hurricane Hazel and the fire of the Noronic. Margaret enjoyed life to the fullest and her memory will be celebrated by her family and Friends on Saturday, April 16th, 2005 at 1: 30 p.m. at The Meadowvale Cemetery Chapel, 7732 Mavis Road, Brampton, 905-451-3716. In her memory, donations to the Trillium Health Centre - Oncology Unit or flower arrangements are welcomed by the family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to The Simple Alternative Funeral Centre, 905-602-1580.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-12 published
HARRISON, Fred R.
Passed away at St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Ontario on Sunday, April 10, 2005, in his 69th year. Beloved husband of Shirley LANG of Tottenham. Dear father of Steve HARRISON of Alliston, Kirk and Darlene HARRISON of Utopia. Loved grandfather of Kyle, Sean and Ashley. Dear brother of Doris HARRISON- KARMEN of Rexdale and predeceased by Pat WRIGHT. Resting at the W. John Thomas Funeral Home, 244 Victoria Street East, Alliston from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Wednesday, April 13, 2005 at 11: 00 a.m. Interment Alliston Union Cemetery. If so desired, memorial donations to A.V.M. Clinic, c/o Toronto General and Western Hospital Foundation, 190 Elizabeth Street, R.F.E. No. 5, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2C4.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-18 published
WRIGHT, Hilda
(Longtime resident at Musselman Lake). Peacefully at Union Villa on Saturday, April 16, 2005 in her 99th year. Beloved wife of the late Wilfred. Will be sadly missed by her dear Friends Rose and Jim LONGRIGG. Friends may call at O'Neill Funeral Home, 6324 Main Street, Stouffville (905-642-2855), on Tuesday from 10: 30 a.m. until service time at 12 noon. Cremation to follow. Special thanks to the staff of Union Villa for their wonderful care.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-24 published
JOHNSON, G. Kenneth
Entered into rest at his home in Lindsay on Friday, April 22, 2005, in his 88th year. Beloved husband of Marguerite for 63 years. Loving father of Leslie (Gilbert FARGO,) Ken (Ruth,) Ron (Denyse,) David (predeceased,) and Kathy (John KANIS.) Cherished grandfather of Jeffrey (Anita,) Scott, Brenda (Bob CRUMB,) Sarah (Bruce GILLIES,) and Christopher. Treasured great-grandfather of Marlo, Adam, Kara, Taylor, and Michael. Fondly remembered by Paul and Cathy FARGO, and Kathy and Jody WRIGHT and their families. Dear brother of Donald, and predeceased by Kirk, Eleanor, and Douglas. Visitation at the Mackey Funeral Home, 33 Peel Street, Lindsay K9V 3L9 (705-328-2721) on Saturday from 7: 00-9:00 p.m. and on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service at St. Paul's Anglican Church, 45 Russell Street West, Lindsay on Monday, April 25th at 2: 00 p.m. Interment Riverside Cemetery, Lindsay. Memorial donations to St. Paul's Anglican Church or to the RossMemorial Hospital, would be appreciated by the family.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-25 published
BEBER, Carolyn Ruth " Carol" (née STANLEIGH)
In loving memory of Carolyn Ruth BEBER (née STANLEIGH,) August 7th, 1930 to April 23rd, 2005, beloved wife to Monty BEBER, cherished mother and mother-in-law of Suzi BEBER and Tom WRIGHT, Jeffrey and Cori BEBER, and Michael and Laura BEBER, and Grandma to six wonderful grandchildren, Taryn, Jared, and Jenna, and Ellis, Seth, and Blake. At Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel, 2401 Steeles Avenue West (3 lights west of Dufferin), for service on Tuesday, April 26th, 2005. Please contact Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel, at www.benjamins.ca or call 416-663-9060, for time of service. Interment to follow at Pardes Shalom Cemetery. The family will welcome Friends on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, at the home of Monty BEBER, 197 Hillhurst Boulevard, Toronto. If desired, In Memoriam donations may be made to The Carol Beber Memorial, c/o The Benjamin Foundation, 2401 Steeles Avenue West, Toronto M3J 2P1, or contact 416-663-9060. From the first ray of sunlight, to the last moonbeam, each moment we have, is a miracle of life.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-05-02 published
BARRETT, Nancy
On April 29, 2005, in her 56th year. Daughter of Mary and her late husband Ronald. Sister of Jean, Newell and Stephen (Helen). Dear mother of Kelly WRIGHT (Vincent) and Matthew CARTER. Grandmother of Kyla and Joshua WRIGHT. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, May 4, 2005 at 11 a.m. in the chapel of the Morley Bedford Funeral Home 159 Eglinton Ave. W. (2 stoplights west of Yonge St.). Visitation to take place one hour prior to the service. Reception to follow. Interment to take place at Malvern Cemetery, Lennoxville, Quebec. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-05-04 published
SHEPHERD, Lillian
At the York Central Hospital, Richmond Hill on Monday, May 2, 2005, in her 91st year. Lillian, beloved wife of the late Eric Ross SHEPHERD. Dearest sister of Joe WRIGHT and his wife Margery. Loved aunt of Sheila and Gino Mellone and great-aunt of Morgan and Dylan. Friends may call at the Jerrett Funeral Home, 6191 Yonge Street, North York (2 lights south of Steeles) on Thursday from 12: 30 p.m. until time of Funeral Service at 2:30 p.m. Interment Highland Memory Gardens Cemetery.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-05-05 published
ROBINSON, Dorothy Helen (née CRESWICK)
It is with great sadness that the family announces the death of Dorothy in her eightieth year, on Tuesday, May 3, 2005 in Toronto after a brief illness. She leaves her friend and daughter Carole ROBINSON and her beloved son Douglas John ROBINSON, as well as three treasured grand_sons Christopher, Philip and Julian SCHROER. Dorothy also leaves her younger sister Susan (John E.) WRIGHT and nephew Andrew WRIGHT (Kelly) and family all of Bath, Ontario and niece Kathryn POWER (Jody) and her family in Ottawa. She also leaves many extended family members with whom she kept in contact in Canada, the United States and England. Dorothy will be remembered with great affection by her many close Friends with whom she has shared her life through her family activities, lifelong Friendships, abundant volunteer work, tennis, bridge, church and frequent travel. Dorothy spent many hours over the years working for a number of causes that were dear to her heart: The Georgina Foundation, Progress Place for Mental Health, Aphasia Institute and John Gibson House all located in Toronto. The family will receive Friends at the Humphrey Funeral Home - A.W. Miles Chapel, 1403 Bayview Avenue (south of Eglinton Avenue East), from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, May 8. Service at Saint John's York Mills Anglican Church, 19 Don Ridge Drive on Monday at 2 o'clock. Interment to follow at Saint Thomas Anglican Cemetery in Bracebridge, Ontario at a later date.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-05-10 published
WRIGHT, Michelle
Passed away Wednesday, May 4, 2005 in Toronto. Leaving behind her children, brothers, sisters, aunts, uncles, other relatives and Friends. She will be sadly missed. Friends may call at the Andrews Community Funeral Centre, 8190 Dixie Road, Brampton (North of Steeles), 905-456-8190, on Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will take place Wednesday, May 11, 2005 at Saint John Fisher Roman Catholic Church (300 Balmoral Dr., Brampton) at 11: 00 a.m. Interment to follow at Meadowvale Cemetery.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-05-11 published
BURRIDGE, Lily (formerly SHELTON)
Suddenly, on Monday, May 9, 2005, at Bayhaven Senior Care Centre, Collingwood, in her 89th year. Lily, formerly of Toronto, beloved wife of the late William BURRIDGE (1983) and the late Joseph Edgar SHELTON (1962.) Loving mother of Dianne SHELTON of Toronto and Marilyn MYERS of Wasaga Beach. Dear grandmother of Dakin and Joseph MYERS. Sister of Edna (Bob WRIGHT) of Orillia and the late Elizabeth GORHAM. Adored by Bob ROSE of Stayner and Maureen and Bob BLAIR of Peterborough. Lily will be sadly missed by her dear Friends at Blue Mountain Manor, Stayner. Friends will be received at Carruthers and Davidson Funeral Home, 7313 Highway 26 (Main Street), Stayner (1-866-428-2637) from 6-9 p.m. Thursday. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Friday, May 13, 2005 at 10 o'clock. Interment Pine Hills Cemetery, Toronto. Remembrances to the Alzheimer Society, Box 1414, Barrie, Ontario L4M 5R4 would be appreciated by Lily's daughters. For more information or to sign the online guestbook, log on to www.generations.on.ca

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-05-21 published
WRIGHT, Mary C. (née HARDING)
Former Proprietor of "The Maples" in Lakefield. Peacefully, May 17, 2005, at Peterborough Regional Health Centre, in her 84th year. Beloved wife of 60 years of George (December 11, 2000). Loving mother of Beverly WHITE/WHYTE (Duncan), John (Karin), Larry (Cheryle), Steve (Kathy), and Jim (Angie). Grandmother to 13 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. Service at Little Lake Cemetery Chapel celebrating Molly's life May 28, 2005 at 1: 30 p.m. Interment to follow. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation if desired.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-06-02 published
WRIGHT, Shirley May
Suddenly, on Tuesday, May 31, 2005, with her family by her side at Credit Valley Hospital. Loving wife of Jim. Proud mom of Kim and mother-in-law of Dave SMITH. Will be dearly missed by her nephew, Rob and her cousin, Eric. Visitation will be held at The Simple Alternative Funeral Centre - Mississauga, 1535 South Gateway Rd. (Dixie Rd., south of Eglinton), 905-602-1580, on Thursday, June 2, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the chapel on Friday, June 3 at 11 a.m. Cremation. In lieu of flowers, teddy bears and/or donations to the Hospital for Sick Children would be greatly appreciated.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-06-07 published
GARIEPY, Eileen Mary (née OSBOURNE- DEMPSTER)
At the Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Saturday, June 4, 2005, in her 91st year. Predeceased by her beloved husband, Alfred Richard GARIEPY, on October 11, 1991. Survived by her daughter Anne SELBY (Colin) of Nepean and her son, Alfred (Fred) GARIEPY of Peterborough (Sharon MURPHY,) two grand_sons, Scott and Kevin SELBY, and her sister, Elsie RICE. Eileen was a long time member of the Major Bennett Chapter of the I.O.D.E. and the Women's Art Association. Funeral Service from All Saints Anglican Church on Thursday, June 9, 2005 at 11: 00 a.m. Rev. Canon Michael WRIGHT and Reverend Canon Ron DAVIDSON officiating. Interment at Little Lake Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to the Kaye Funeral Home "Memorial Chapel", 539 George St. N., Peterborough, Ontario, 705-745- 7889.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-06-08 published
WRIGHT, Walter Leonard
Suddenly on Sunday, June 5, 2005 at Haliburton, Ontario, in his 74th year. (Semi Retired Graphic Arts Technician). Dear fiance of Donna RONALDSON. Husband of the late June WRIGHT (Paris.) Dear father of Bill WRIGHT and his companion Melanie BOUCHARD, Debbie ROBINSON, and Karen AZIZ and her husband Brian. Loving grandfather of 10 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. Friends are invited to call at the Kaye Funeral Home "Memorial Chapel", 539 George Street N., Peterborough, Wednesday evening from 7: 00 to 9: 00 p.m. Service in the Chapel on Thursday, June 9th at 2:00 p.m. Reverend Canon Ron DAVIDSON officiating followed by Cremation and Inurnment at Highland Park Cemetery. Donations to the Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-06-09 published
WRIGHT, Ruth Evelyn (née COE)
After a short illness, peacefully passed away at her son's home on June 8, 2005, in her 93rd year. Beloved wife of the late Thomas Earl. Dear mother of Earl (Ruth), John Keith (John) and Lynda (Ed.) Proud grandmother of Rodger (Teresa,) Robyn (Gordon ROBBINS,) David (Desiree,) Mark (Cheryl,) Susan, Nicole (Jim HURST,) and Clint McLEAN. Great-grandmother of Rodger, Christian, Gordon, Lindsay, Haillie-Paige, Ethan, Chloe, Sebastian, Tyler, Amber, and great-great-grand_son Dorrion. Predeceased by her brother Elwyn COE. Survived by sister-in-law Ellen COE. The family will receive Friends at the McEachnie Funeral Home, 28 Old Kingston Road, Ajax (Pickering Village), 905-428-8488, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Saturday. Funeral Service in the Chapel on Sunday, June 12, 2005 at 1: 30 p.m. Flowers would be welcome. There is a link death cannot sever, Love and remembrance last forever.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-06-22 published
MARRITT, Shirley May (formerly THOMAS, née WRIGHT)
Peacefully at Versa Care, Uxbridge on Monday, June 20, 2005. Shirley MARRITT (WRIGHT) of Uxbridge and formerly of Haliburton and Woodbridge in her 82nd year. Beloved wife of the late Albert MARRITT and the late Lorne THOMAS. Dear mother of Allan (Lynn) THOMAS, Kevin (Cathy) MARRITT, and Kemp (Dawn) MARRITT. Dear stepmother of Alfred (Millie) MARRITT and Alberta. Also survived by many grandchildren and great-grandchildren, 7 brothers and 2 sisters. Friends may call at Skwarchuk Funeral Home, 30 Simcoe Rd., Bradford (1-800-209-4803) for visitation on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the Lathangue Chapel on Thursday, June 23, 2005 at 2 p.m. followed by cremation. Donations to the Alzheimer Society or to the Lung Association would be appreciated.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-06-25 published
LASKIN was Supreme
The late Supreme Court chief justice Bora LASKIN went where no Canadian had gone before A non-conformist, he reinvented a stuffy bench while appealing to the layman, writes Tracey TYLER, Page F3
Canada's great chief justice of the 20th century had a word for his successes in life: accidentalism. If true, Bora LASKIN's arrival at the Supreme Court in the spring of 1970 might have been one of the best-timed accidents in Canadian history.
To the south, the United States Supreme Court was coming off a series of star turns with its history-making decisions on civil rights, from an end to school segregation to the Miranda ruling on the right to remain silent.
Life at Canada's top court had little of the same electricity.
Caught in a straitjacket of English law, never daring to take the pulse of the public, its nine male judges saw their job as correcting errors of courts below rather than developing a body of Canadian-made law, an approach that earned the court no profile internationally and little respect at home. Lawyers bemoaned its hidebound style.
Within a decade, however, an unassuming former law professor delivered the shock treatment many felt it needed.
LASKIN's appointment was the legal equivalent of Pierre Elliott Trudeau sweeping into office, Supreme Court Justice Ian BINNIE told a recent Toronto symposium that examined LASKIN's legacy and his enduring appeal -- 35 years after his appointment to the court, as its first Jewish judge, and 40 years after his appointment to the Ontario Court of Appeal.
Many judges have served on the Supreme Court longer, but LASKIN had an indelible impact.
The court that captured the country's attention this month with a landmark ruling on health care was essentially one he created. He took a court that banned lawyers from citing works by living authors and "reinvented" it -- opening its doors to interveners and narrowing its focus to issues of national importance, BINNIE said.
LASKIN, who died in 1984 at age 71, never lived to see the impact of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. But as they assess his place in history, many legal scholars credit him with paving the way for the Charter by pushing judges to look beyond the letter of the law and consider social realities.
There's something more.
"He was the only serious, intellectual, non-conformist disturber to serve as chief justice," BINNIE said.
It seems Canadians liked what they saw.
"In my research, everyone knew Bora LASKIN... but no one who was not a lawyer could ever identify any chief justice after him," said Philip GIRARD, an associate dean at Dalhousie Law School and author of Bora LASKIN: Bringing Law to Life, a new book out this fall.
"LASKIN had a certain spark and he was associated with a lay person's idea of justice. He sort of helped convince them the court was on their side."
It helped that he appealed to notions of what a chief justice should be. Looking every inch a part of the establishment, LASKIN fit perfectly with his mutton-chopped predecessors pictured around the Supreme Court, BINNIE said.
In truth, he was the justice system's most trenchant critic and an anti-establishment figure, a trait sometimes discernible through an "armour-piercing gaze" that would put former Montreal Canadien Rocket Richard to shame, he said.
LASKIN enjoyed the oyster special at Ottawa's Rideau Club, but his favourite snack was a sardine and onion sandwich. He once pinch-hit for the governor general by delivering the throne speech (coached in French by daughter Barbara) but considered his proudest achievement belting the longest home run out of the ballpark in his hometown of Fort William, now part of Thunder Bay.
Frequently parting company with fellow judges on the law, he earned a reputation, some say undeservedly, as a "great dissenter" and some detractors.
"There were many lower court judges who hated him. They thought he was totally crazy," GIRARD said.
LASKIN dissented in no less than 108 cases in his 14 years on the court and many of his opinions, considered radical at the time, did become law, including a groundbreaking 1975 ruling that Iris Murdoch was entitled to an equal share of the family's Alberta ranch after separation.
He most famously broke rank in the politically charged 1981 patriation reference. True to his belief in strong central government, LASKIN found it would not defy convention to bring the Constitution home from England and entrench a Charter without consent from the provinces. The majority view forced a first ministers' conference and a deal that alienated Quebec.
BINNIE said LASKIN's independent streak is why he remains intriguing. Trudeau's decision to name him chief justice in 1974 would have been like making Martin Luther the Pope, he added.
It couldn't have helped that he leapfrogged over other judges with more seniority.
A chilly atmosphere predated his arrival at the court and may explain why he felt one of his great contributions had nothing to do with law. It was building a lunchroom, said his son, John, a judge on the Ontario Court of Appeal.
"At times, I think my dad found the Supreme Court of Canada to be a pretty isolated place. Judges tended to go their own ways."
LASKIN said he's not sure what his father would have thought of the symposium. He preferred to look to the future, not the past. But the irony of the Law Society of Upper Canada hosting the event in Osgoode Hall would have brought a smile to his face, he said.
The law society snubbed LASKIN and two fellow professors, Caesar WRIGHT and John WILLIS, by refusing to recognize the faculty of law they created at the University of Toronto after they quit their Osgoode Hall teaching jobs in 1949.
LASKIN studied undergraduate law at U of T, then completed a master's and his legal articles before heading to Harvard University to study for a master of law under future U.S. Supreme Court Justice Felix Frankfurter in 1936-37.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt's New Deal was in full swing and people like Frankfurter were challenging conventional legal thinking. A similar skepticism permeated LASKIN's academic writings.
"His basic message was the courts are really out of touch. They don't understand modern conditions and are living in a nostalgic dream world," GIRARD said.
LASKIN was born in Fort William on October 5, 1912, to Russian immigrants whose priority was a good education for their sons and who helped pay for it by renting out their home.
LASKIN's father moved into a hotel and ran the family's furniture store, while LASKIN's mother went to work as a housekeeper in Toronto. LASKIN and his brothers followed.
The academic credentials he racked up at Harvard weren't enough to get him a job after graduation.
Shut out of Toronto law firms by restrictions on Jewish lawyers, he wrote case summaries at 50 cents each for law reports. In 1940, he took over for his former teacher at University of Toronto and became a "workhorse" later at the law school, teaching more courses than anyone else, said former student and retired judge Horace KREVER. LASKIN's children say he would have happily stayed a professor.
"I think he enjoyed his work more than anyone I have known," said his son. "He also had a capacity to work extremely long hours and a tremendous ability to survive on very little sleep, which I don't have."
Two and 3 a.m. bedtimes were common, said daughter, Barbara, who recalls her father coming down the hall late at night, rubbing his hands "in glee" after knocking off another judgment.
LASKIN worked in a basement office his children called "the dungeon" but always had dinner with his children and wife, Peggy.
There were many family vacations by car. Though not a good swimmer, LASKIN liked being near water and found it soothing. When they were together, he rarely talked shop.
"My dad had two great loves in his life. One was law. The other was his family," his son said. "He watched me play basketball he watched Barbara dance."
"The LASKINs had a hoop in their driveway and it got a lot of use from the neighbourhood," said Justice Stephen GOUDGE of the Ontario Court of Appeal, who got to know LASKIN as the father of his nursery school friend John.
Later, he came to appreciate LASKIN's role in shaping the country's postwar labour law.
Courts were hostile to administrative tribunals, such as labour relations boards, but LASKIN argued they should be left to do their work. He was also in high demand as a labour arbitrator and GIRARD considers LASKIN's arbitration rulings among his most significant.
They include his decision during a 1958 strike at a Scarborough plant that arbitrators could award damages for breach of a collective agreement.
On the Supreme Court, LASKIN was in the minority in siding with Sophie Carswell's right to picket her employer's business at a Winnipeg shopping centre, considered off limits as private property. LASKIN likened malls to modern-day town squares.
As a judge, LASKIN liked nothing more than having former law students appear before him. But nothing "peeved" him more than sloppy English, Barbara said. A lawyer who uttered the words "at this point in time" was likely to be met with a stern stare, followed by the question, "You mean, 'today?'"
He was proud when a former English teacher called to say she used one of his judgments as an example of good writing. He always wrote in longhand, said his son, who does the same.
As he settled in on the court, LASKIN churned out more judgments every year, said symposium organizer Neil FINKELSTEIN. He dissented less often. When he did, Justices Wishart SPENCE and Brian DICKSON/DIXON often joined him. They were known as the " LSD gang."
And the others? LASKIN rarely spoke candidly of those who disagreed with him, but former law clerk John McCAMUS, now an Osgoode Hall Law School professor, recalls him letting down his guard just once. When he arrived at the chief justice's office, LASKIN, with a twinkle in his eye, handed him a dissenting judgment.
Then, he dusted off an apocalyptic phrase, one used by reporters to describe conservative judges who blocked progressive U.S. legislation in the 1930s. "I wonder," he said, "what the Four Horsemen will think."

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-06-30 published
KIRK, Stuart A.
Passed away after his battle with cancer at the Oshawa General Hospital, on Tuesday, June 28, 2005 at the age of 40. Beloved son of Lorraine and the late Lang. Brother of Peter, Heather (Rob WRIGHT), Lanette (Doug BOYD), Christine BENNETT, and the late Linda McDOWELL. He will be fondly remembered by his many nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place. A private burial will follow. In memory of Stuart, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be most appreciated.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-07-09 published
HURST, Helen
Peacefully at Scarborough Centenary Hospital on Thursday, July 7th, 2005. Survived by her loving daughter Heather and her husband Graham WRIGHT; grand_sons Daniel and Shane. Helen also leaves behind her best friend Bill BRENNAN and his children Susan, Deb (Joe) LEONE, Bill (Mary Jane), Darlene (Don) BEAUMONT. The family will receive Friends at Pine Hills Visitation, Chapel and Reception Centre, 625 Birchmount Road, Scarborough (416-267-8229) on Sunday, July 10th, 2005 from 2: 00 until 4:00 p.m. and from 7:00 until 9: 00 p.m. A Celebration of her life will be held in the chapel at Pine Hills on Monday, July 11th, 2005 at 11 a.m. Interment to follow.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-07-12 published
LONGTHORNE, Thomas Frederick Appleby "Fred Sr."
Peacefully at Royal Victoria Hospital, Barrie on Sunday, July 10, 2005. Fred LONGTHORNE Sr. of Bradford and formerly of London and Saint Thomas, in his 93rd year. Beloved husband of the late Margery (Marge) WRIGHT. Dear father of Fred and his wife Sandra. Dear grandfather of Jessica and Glenn. Dear brother of George LONGTHORNE of London and Lily FIGHTER of Armstrong, British Columbia. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Friends may call at Skwarchuk Funeral Home, 30 Simcoe Rd., Bradford (1-800-209-4803) for visitation on Thursday, July 14, 2005 from 10 a.m. until time of a funeral service in the Lathangue Chapel at 11: 30 a.m. A Masonic Service will be held under the auspices of Simcoe Lodge no. 79 Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons, Bradford on Thursday at 10: 30 a.m. Interment St. Paul's Cemetery, Coulson's Hill. Donations to the Trinity Anglican Church, Bradford Memorial Fund, or to Royal Victoria Hospital, or to the charity of your choice would be appreciated.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-07-15 published
WRIGHT, Douglas
Peacefully on Thursday, July 14th, 2005, at the Southlake Regional Health Centre, with his family by his side, Douglas passed away in his 84th year. Beloved husband of 60 years to Doreen. Loving father of Sheila. Proud grandfather of Joe (Debbie) and John (Pam) and great-grandfather of Andrew, Sydney, Anthony and John. Dear brother of Phyllis WILCOX. Friends will be received at the Taylor Funeral Home 'Newmarket Chapel', 524 Davis Drive on Friday, July 15th, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held in our chapel on Saturday, July 16th, at 1 p.m. Cremation will follow. For those who wish, memorial donations may be made to the Parkinson Foundation and would be greatly appreciated.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-07-18 published
RAISBECK, M. Claire (née WRIGHT)
At Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket, on Friday, July 15, 2005. Beloved wife of Allen. Loving mother of Lisa (Donald CLOW) and Jodi (Matthew LINDSEY.) Cherished grandmother of Andrew, Mathew, Jamie and Hannah. Dear sister of Merle WRIGHT. A tribute to Claire's life will be held on August 18, 2005, time and location to be announced.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-07-19 published
WHITE/WHYTE, Mary
Peacefully at Markham Stouffville Hospital on July 17, 2005. Wife of the late Norman. Sister of the late Bill ABBOTT. Loving aunt of Pam CROSBY, Ted ABBOTT, Morley WRIGHT, Patti KENNEDY, Allan WRIGHT and their families. Resting at Chapel Ridge Funeral Home, 8911 Woodbine Ave., Markham (3 lights north of Hwy. 7), 905-305-8508. Visitation on Wednesday, July 20 from 10: 30-11 a.m. Funeral Service to follow in the Chapel at 11 a.m. Interment will be held at Highland Memory Gardens Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the "Brick by Brick Campaign" at Unionville Home Society, 4300 Hwy. 7, Unionville, L3R 1L8 would be appreciated by the family.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-07-23 published
WRIGHT, Ruth Gordon (née ROBERTSON)
After a short illness on July 21, 2005, in her 89th year. Predeceased by her husband William James. Beloved mother of James Alexander. Proud grandmother of Kim and David SMITH. Dear sister of Anne and Ed HOWARD, Jim ROBERTSON and predeceased by Jack ROBERTSON. Ruth will be greatly missed by her nieces, nephews, family and Friends. Friends will be received at The Simple Alternative Funeral Centre - Mississauga, 1535 South Gateway Road (Dixie Rd., 2 lights south of Eglinton), 905-602-1580, on Sunday, July 24th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Monday, July 25th at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Osteoporosis Society would be appreciated.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-08-07 published
BAXTROM, Anthony Stephen " Tony"
Peacefully, at his home in Whitby on Friday, August 5, 2005. Tony, in his 41st year. Loving husband of Jeannette (née WADE.) Dear father of Christopher, Nicole and Tori (and their mother Kim) and Bryan. son of Eleanor LEWIN and John BAXTROM. Devoted grand_son to Edna and Philip SIMMS. Dear brother of Barry BAXTROM and his wife Joanne and Seana DE PAEPE and her husband Richard. Fondly remembered by Philip and Sandy SIMMS, Diane and Norm WRIGHT, Walter and Lol SIMMS, Pamela and Steve SCHUTZ and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Son-in-law to Eileen and Joseph WADE and brother-in-law of Joanne and Glen BARRETT, Michael WADE and Reg WADE. Relatives and Friends will be received at McIntosh-Anderson Funeral Home, 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Monday, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Service in the chapel on Tuesday, August 9, 2005 at 11 a.m. with cremation to follow. Donations in memory of Tony to Epilepsy Durham would be appreciated.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-08-20 published
MacLAREN, Frances Gertrude (née McLEAN)
Peacefully on Tuesday, August 9, 2005 at the Central Park Lodge, Toronto in her 89th year. Beloved wife of the late Dr. Douglas MacLAREN (1976.) Loving sister of Bernardine EARLY, Walter McLEAN and Frank McLEAN. Predeceased by her stepson Ian MacLAREN; sisters Margaret WRIGHT, Mary DILLON, Doreen FOURNIER and brother Murray McLEAN. Frances will be dearly missed by all her nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, September 10, 2005 at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, 375 Mount Pleasant Rd., Toronto at 2 p.m. If desired, donations to the Canadian National Institute for the Blind would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to Ward Funeral Home, 416-241-4618.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-08-22 published
BENNETT, Joan Helen (née MAGUIRE)
(Sports Hall of Fame inductee and 1954 graduate of McMaster University). In her 75th year, peacefully, at the Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital, on Friday, August 19, 2005. Devoted wife of Paul for 47 years. Dear mother of Patricia and Peter. Lovingly remembered by Patricia's husband George WRIGHT and children Smith, Shannon and Maddison; by Peter's wife Elizabeth and children Paul and Zachary; by Joan's sister Patricia NIEPAGE and her family, and Joan's many Friends in Canada and U.S.A. Visitation at the Mundell Funeral Home, 79 West St. N., Orillia, on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to be conducted by Reverend Gervis Beecher BLACK on Wednesday, August 24th at 3 p.m. in the Chapel at Mundell's. Interment will occur at 2 p.m. on Thursday in the family plot at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Campbellford, Ontario. Expressions of sympathy, to the Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital will be appreciated. Condolences may be sent through www.mundellfuneralhome.com or by email to paulbennett@sympatico.ca.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-08-26 published
SPOHN, Joseph
At his residence, on Wednesday, August 24, 2005, Joseph SPOHN of London, in his 98th year. Beloved husband of the late Anna (THEISZ) SPOHN. Dear father of Andrew SPOHN and his wife Catherine of Baltimore, Elizabeth PORRETTA and her husband Antonio of Phelpston and Margaret WRIGHT and her husband Bill of London. Predeceased by his brothers Karl, Michael, Frank, Jacob and John and his sister Theresa. Loving grandfather of 11 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Friends will be received by the family from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London, 1-877-246-7146. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Saint Martin of Tours Catholic Church, 46 Cathcart Street, London, on Saturday, August 27, 2005 at 10: 00 a.m. Interment in Saint Mary's Cemetery, Simcoe, to follow at 2: 00 p.m. Prayers will be said at the funeral home at 7: 00 p.m. on Friday. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Foundation, 442 Adelaide Street, North London, Ontario N6B 3H8. (Online condolences accepted at www.amgeorgefh.on.ca)

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-08-27 published
McHATTIE, Michelle Patricia (September 5, 1963-August 22, 2005)
After a short and spirited battle with lung cancer, Michelle passed away at Henderson Hospital on Monday, August 22, 2005. Loved and missed by her husband Chris SCIME, mother Patricia GERBER, brother Councillor Brian McHATTIE, his wife Dr. Elaine BLAU, their son Mitchell and her many Friends, neighbours and co-workers. Michelle's joy in life and embracing spirit will continue to be an inspiration for all of us. Special thank-you to Dr. Jim WRIGHT and the wonderful medical teams at the Juravinski Cancer Centre and Henderson Hospital. Memorial service and gathering will be held at Westdale United Church on Thursday, September 1, 2005 at 4: 30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to the Society for the Protection of Animals of Hamilton.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-09-06 published
WRIGHT, Margaret " Marie" Elizabeth
Passed away peacefully at the Trillium Health Centre, Mississauga on Monday, September 5, 2005 at the age of 67. Beloved wife of Matthew. Loving mother of Brian of Milton and predeceased by her son Bradley. Dear grandmother of Colin and Amanda. Survived by brothers David HALLMAN (Beatrice) of Cambridge, Douglas HALLMAN (Carol) of Ajax, Gary HALLMAN (Lillian) of Ajax and predeceased by brothers Donald (survived by his wife Delores) and Wallace and his wife Sharon. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter "Peel" Chapel, 2180 Hurontario Street, Mississauga (Hwy.10 north of Queen Elizabeth Way) from 7-9 p.m. Thursday and Friday. Funeral Service in the Chapel on Saturday, September 10, 2005 at 3: 00 p.m. Cremation. For those who wish, donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-09-09 published
WRIGHT, Donald
On Wednesday, September 7th, 2005 at the Uxbridge Versa Care Centre, at age 74. Donald, beloved husband of Genni. Loving uncle of Kevin and his wife Cathy MARRITT and Kemp and his wife Dawn MARRITT. Grand-uncle of Pamela, Khristopher, Timothy, Kelly and Tammy. Great-grand-uncle of Ryley and Nikolas. Sadly missed by his brothers and sisters. At Donald's request there will be no service, cremation. In his memory, donations made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to Low and Low Funeral Home, Uxbridge, 905-852-3073.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-09-13 published
WRIGHT, Donald F.
Suddenly on September 7, 2005. Dear husband of Etta G. (Genni) SCOTT. son of the late John Sydney WRIGHT and the late Gladys Caroline KEMP. Sadly missed by sisters Jean WOODS and Gladys METCALFE, by brothers Robert and wife Sylvia, Dennis and wife Shirley, Russell and wife Sandra, William and wife Grace, Peter and wife Betty Lou, Paul and wife Judith and by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by brothers John Sydney and wife Ruth, Kenneth and wife Helen, by sister Shirley and husband Albert MARRITT, by brother-in-law Ernest (Eric) METCALFE and Albert WOODS. Cremation, at Donald's request there was no service. In his memory, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Arrangements entrusted to the Low and Low Funeral Home, Uxbridge 905-852-3073.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-09-17 published
HILLMAN, William " Bill" Hugh
Passed away peacefully at the age of 66 on September 15, 2005, at Sudbury's Memorial Hospital. Loving husband of 43 years who will be dearly missed by wife Nora. Beloved father of Grace WRIGHT (Morley) and Jamie BUNKA (Larry) and son to the late Elsie and Jim SUMMERS and Bill and Dell HILLMAN. An amazing grandpa and poppa to Kelly, Kristie MAY, Aaron, Taylor, Connor, Cameron, Liam, and great-grandpa to Katie and Taylor MAY. Brother to Ron HILLMAN (Ruth) of Saint Thomas and Maxine "Toni" VANHORNE (Chuck) of Hamilton. Brother-in-law to Amy CROCCO (Henry) of Sudbury, Vivian WAUGH (late Ken) of Guelph, and the late Rita WALKER (Doug) of Elliot Lake. Nephew of Lynne JOHNSTON of Toronto and Nora FORESTER of British Columbia. Special cousin to Wayne and Jerry JOHNSTON. As well, an uncle and cousin who will be fondly remembered by many. Bill worked for the Etobicoke Board of Education for 15 years and enjoyed an active retirement in Elliot Lake where he was a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose, E.L.A.T.E., Stage Door Players, and the Elliot Lake Computer Club. The warmth, humour, talents, and love Bill shared, will be deeply missed by all who knew him. Family and Friends are invited to join in a celebration of his life Monday, September 19th at 3 p.m., at the Canadiana Restaurant located in Six Points Plaza, 5230 Dundas St. West, Etobicoke. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you please donate to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada at www.heartandstroke.ca or 1-888-473-4636.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-09-23 published
McGUIRE, J. Christina (née WRIGHT)
(December 20, 1923-September 19, 2005)
(Retired Employee of Ingersoll Rand). Passed away peacefully, at home, surrounded by her family, after a short but valiant battle with cancer. Predeceased by her husband Douglas. She is survived by her daughters Shirley and Joyce, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sisters Alma THURSTON and Etta MILLIGEN, and nieces and nephews. Will be sadly missed by longtime companion Howard MORENZ Jr. A private family service will be held on Saturday, September 24th in Farnham, Quebec.'Til we meet again Mom

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-09-25 published
WRIGHT, Audrey Eleanor (née BAILEY)
After a lengthy illness on Friday, September 23, 2005 in her 77th year. She will be deeply missed by her family and Friends. Audrey will join her mother, husband Gar and son Richard. A heartfelt thanks goes to Violet, Jason, Margie, Gerry and all the 2nd floor staff at Fudger House. Visitation will be held on Monday, September 26, 2005 from 6-9 p.m. at Aftercare Funeral Centre, 1097 O'Connor Drive (North of St. Clair). A Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel of St. James' Cemetery, 635 Parliament Street, on Tuesday, September 27, 2005 at 11 a.m. Cremation. If desired, donations may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-10-03 published
Paul MacDOUGALL, 31: Much loved and admired
Door was always open at Paul MacDOUGALL Jr.'s
Even confined to bed, he made 'so much of life'
By Catherine DUNPHY, Obituary Writer
Paul MacDOUGALL Jr. had Duchenne's -- a killer, a muscular dystrophy that shows up in about one in 3,500 young men, never girls, when they are just toddlers and the one that takes most of them in their teens or 20s.
MacDOUGALL was 11 days shy of 31 when he died August 18 -- and he lived larger than most.
Red-blooded, fun-loving, he loved rock 'n' roll; parties anytime, anywhere but especially at the Grey Cup and Super Bowl; sports and women, lots of 'em.
For his 16th birthday, he asked for and got a hooker. Same for his 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th and 21st. After that, his father said with a laugh, he was on his own. And with his blazing blue eyes, crooked grin, long dark hair and the kind of personality that attracted people like bees to honey, he did just fine.
"When he was 13 or 14, he joined the Canadian Electric Wheelchair Hockey Association," said his father. "He met a lot of girls there."
"I always thought Pauly was kind of a cool dude," said Angie BEBEE- WRIGHT, who played on a couple of his teams as well as against him. "He was a digger. If the ball was in the corner, that's where you'd find Pauly. He was aggressive as a player. He hit hard. Then he'd give you a wink, a grin and carry on."
"When I played against Pauly, he made me laugh. He would make faces. I was only able to score against him once," said Gwen REID, who was engaged to Paul Jr., until they realized they were better as Friends.
"Pizza and beer nights, talking to teammates during the game, whole audiences screaming 'Go' -- it's such a lot of fun," she said.
League electric wheelchair hockey has been going since the late '70s and the players, young men and women who all suffer from a neurological disorder such as cerebral palsy, spina bifida, brittle bone disease or Parkinson's, are graded into five categories based on ability. The top is being able to hold a stick on your own and take a shot; the lowest category can do neither. MacDOUGALL started as a category two forward and ended up playing as four, the second lowest level.
"[Electric wheelchair hockey] was the best thing that happened to him and to his family. About 50 of us were at the banquet every year," said Paul Sr., who has been a volunteer with the organization for about 17 years and coached his son's team for five years. Paul Jr. could talk pretty well anyone into anything and he talked his Dad into coaching, later into fundraising for the association.
MacDOUGALL's half brother, Clayton THOMAS, 20, now coaches the Dragons.
"I do it because it gave me an extra day with Pauly," he said.
MacDOUGALL was never a star player. He lost a lot of muscle control one summer early on in his hockey career and when he was 18, a friend came right at him during a game and flipped him in his chair. He broke his arm and could never hold a stick again. The friend was an angry young man, furious at his fate.
"And you know what?" said Paul Sr. "He forgave him. Pauly was never bitter. He just loved life totally."
As a kid, he would be strapped onto his father's motorcycle and the two would ride through the bush at the cottage, where he used to go for boat rides. His parents separated when he was 8, but he was adored by both his mother's and father's new families.
Paul Jr. was the kid from Sunny View public school chosen to present then prime minister Brian Mulroney with a bouquet of flowers. There were family vacations in Jamaica and California to see the Olympics and a deep-sea fishing trip from the Children's Wish Foundation to Hawaii. His dad gave him a wheelchair-accessible '76 black van for his 16th birthday, in which, he said, Paul Jr., and one of his cousins used to cruise town "picking up girls together."
He graduated from Sir William Osler high school, moved into a facility to learn to live independently and at 21 got a place of his own at Kingston Rd. and Main St. in the Beach. He was busy all the time, visiting his buddies, hitting the boardwalk, catching his favourite heavy metal groups at the Air Canada Centre and the Argos at the SkyDome.
His door was always open; night or day. Everybody always ended up at MacDOUGALL's place.
"It gave him a life he never would have had," said his mother, April THOMAS. "He got to live independently and grow up. It was as close to a real life as he could have had."
But his illness was also progressing. He was always in and out of hospitals. At 12, like most young men with Duchenne's, he had a steel rod put in his back to stop his spine from curving inward and crushing his lungs and heart. He was never able to sit comfortably again. About four years ago, he suddenly dropped 40 pounds, the veins in his lungs becoming as brittle as an 80-year-old's.
In hospital, he had to be vented with a feeding tube, which most people never get off. He did.
"He had a mind of his own," said April THOMAS.
Paul Jr. knew exactly what he was up against. His Friends had started dying at 23, 24. He lost his best friend, Clint McMANN, four years ago but he fought hard against the inevitable, refusing three times to get a tracheotomy to help his breathing, changing his mind at the very last minute on the operating table. To him it was the last resort, a sign the end was near.
In 2002, it was done as emergency surgery. He had been rushed to hospital and after the surgery was in a coma for four days. His family feared the worst, but when he awoke from the coma, "it was the same old Pauly," as his father put it. It was another 18 months before he was able to go back to his apartment, where he needed nursing care seven days a week and spent most of his time in bed. But he worked his world from there, phoning Friends and family up to five times a day, and planning outings to concerts.
"It's amazing how somebody can make so much of life from bed," said his mother.
"He once told me he was going to live to be in his 40s and I believed him," said his mother. "He had such a strong spirit to live and be alive... I will never see such determination again."

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-10-04 published
LANGEVIN, Joseph Oakley
With sadness the family announces the death of our father, grandpa and great-grandpa on October 1st, 2005 at St. Joseph's Hospital. Born in Tweed, Ontario. Predeceased by wife Patricia, parents, four brothers and two sisters. He will be forever missed by daughter and son-in-law Louise and Gordon WRIGHT, granddaughter Sandra WRIGHT, grand_son Edward WRIGHT and wife Wen, great-grandchildren Colleen and Morgan MacKINNON, companion and friend Frances WAWREW and nieces and nephews. Joe worked in the construction industry for many years and for the Township of Milton. Grateful thanks are expressed to all involved in his care and especially the doctors and nurses in the Dialysis Unit of St. Joseph's Hospital for their compassion and diligence over the past ten years. Cremation has taken place. Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Wednesday, October 5th at St. Leo's Catholic Church, Royal York Road, Etobicoke with interment at Sanctuary Park Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to St. Joseph's Hemo-Dialysis Unit, 30 The Queensway, Toronto, M6R 1B5 or a charity of choice.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-10-10 published
HEIGHT, Douglas C.
Retired Ontario Fire Marshall. A man who lived with great vitality, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, at his home in Alliston, Ontario, on Saturday, October 8, 2005, in his 80th year. Beloved husband of Darolyn. Loving father of Janice HEIGHT and Gerry PENIC, Kimberley and Vinnie ROGERS and Linda HEIGHT. Fun loving and proud Poppa to Daine, Wade Thomas, Emilee, Jordan, Jessica and Dani. Brother-in-law of Dwayne and Ellen WRIGHT. Resting at the W. John Thomas Funeral Home, 244 Victoria Street E., Alliston, on Tuesday, October 11, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at the Christian Reformed Church, 22 Downey Avenue, Alliston, Ontario, on Wednesday, October 12, at 1: 30 p.m. Private family interment Alliston Union Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-10-10 published
WRIGHT, Paul Trevor, C.E.T. (October 28, 1932-October 8, 2005)
Peacefully, at home, we announce that Paul is presently trekking through the valley of shadows towards the light. Survived by his wife, friend, and rock of 45 years June NICHOLS. Devoted father of Garth and his wife Marie, Stuart and his wife Kim, Linley and her husband Pat CAMPBELL. Proud grandfather of Trevor and Renee WRIGHT, Hannah and Nolan CAMPBELL. Predeceased by his loving sister Devon (Marvin) GREEN. A corinthian sportsman, badminton, squash, fishing, sailing (Malory Cup '59), retired carpenter, tractor repairman, farmer, tree planter, teacher (Bayview Secondary School and Huron Heights, Newmarket). Paul lived the good life - God, family, and country. A memorial visitation will be held at Skwarchuk Funeral Home, 30 Simcoe Rd., Bradford on Tuesday, October 11, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Private family interment of ashes at Bond head United Church Cemetery. Remembrance may be made to a charity closest to your heart or to the tree fund at Bond head Cemetery, or plant a tree in his memory and make him smile.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-10-11 published
LAHT, Antonie
Passed away peacefully on Friday, October 7, 2005 in her 91st year. Predeceased by her husband Herman. Beloved mother to Lia and her husband Tony WRIGHT, Lee and her husband Bill WATT. Cherished grandmother of Lisa, Laura, Karen and her husband Ed, and Christina. Family and Friends may call at the Murray E. Newbigging Funeral Home, 733 Mount Pleasant Rd. (south of Eglinton) on Tuesday, October 11 from 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the chapel on Wednesday, October 12 at 2 p.m. Interment Mount Pleasant Cemetery.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-10-13 published
DANIELS, Benjamin
Peacefully in his sleep on Tuesday, October 11, 2005 at home. Benjamin DANIELS, beloved husband of the late Anne DANIELS. Loving father and father-in-law of Marlene and Joel KOPSTEIN, Nelson and Fran DANIELS, and Joy DANIELS. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Arthur and the late Eleanor DANIELS, and Marvin and Sylvia DANIELS. Much loved grandfather of Pam and John CALDERONE, Jeffrey and Simone KOPSTEIN, Michael DANIELS, Jennifer and Adam WRIGHT, Adam SHONA, and Maran SHONA. Devoted great-grandfather of Jordana, Jessica, Jenna, Max, Isaac, Jake and Nathaniel. Our heartfelt appreciation to Carol for years of devoted care. At Beth Sholom Synagogue, 1445 Eglinton Ave. W. (west of Allan Road) for service on Friday, October 14 at 1: 00 p.m. Interment Beth Sholom Synagogue Section of Mt. Sinai Memorial Park. If desired, memorial donations may be made to United Jewish Appeal at 416-631-5685 or Jewish National Fund at 416-638-7200.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-10-13 published
LUNDY, Catherine Ann
Catherine was born in Wales on July 10, 1909, and passed away in Toronto on October 10, 2005. She was the devoted and loving mother of the late Frank LUNDY (Dorothy,) Marion WRIGHT, Eleanor RICHARDS, and Doreen ROSS (Bob.) She loved her grandchildren Sharon (Daniel), David (Marla), Laurie-Ann (Neal), Debra, Jonathan, Daniel (Toni), Tamara (Ian), Christopher, and Mary (John), her great-grandchildren Austin, Breanna, Dalton, Samantha, Brendan, Kiera, Michelle, Shannon, Danielle, Adina, Joseph, and Michael, and her great-great-grand_son Brendan. A service of celebration will be held at Forest Hill United Church, 2 Wembley Road, Toronto on October 23, 2005 at 2: 00 p.m., with a reception to follow. If desired, memorial donations may be made to Thompson House, 1 Overland Drive, Toronto, M3C 2C3.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-10-14 published
WRIGHT, Beverly Orville
(Veteran World War 2 - 30th Battery, "Known as the Goal Judge at Maple Leaf Gardens") Peacefully, at the Toronto East General Hospital, with his family by his side, on Tuesday, October 11, 2005. Loving husband and best friend of 58 years, Orvie leaves his wife Thelma, his loving daughter Blanche FERNANDEZ and son Wayne and will be forever in the hearts of his adored grandchildren: Jeff, Nicole and Sarah. He will be sadly missed by his daughter-in-law Heather and will be fondly remembered by his extended family and many Friends. Friends may call at the Sherrin Funeral Home, 873 Kingston Road (west of Victoria Park Ave.), Toronto (416-698-2861) on Sunday, October 16, 2005 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Funeral Service to be held in the funeral home chapel on Monday at 11: 00 a.m. Cremation to follow. Memorial donations in memory of Mr. WRIGHT may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or to a charity of one's choice.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-10-26 published
GREEN, Marvin Wilkins (June 25, 1930-October 24, 2005)
A shining star is extinguished. Marvin died after a brief illness. Predeceased by his beloved wife of 50 years, Devon Louise (nee WRIGHT,) and his son Douglas. He leaves his daughter Audrey and her husband Chris BALLARD; son John and his wife Shannon. Marvin adored his grandchildren: Emily, Sean, Michelle, Jennifer and Joshua. Marvin also leaves his sisters Arley MOLLOY and Joan ACHESON, and is predeceased by his parents Grace and Wilkins GREEN and brother Doug. An active outdoorsman and nature enthusiast, Marvin loved his cottage on Bella Lake. He devoted many years to the Boy Scouts of Canada and the boys of the 22nd Humber West troupe. Marvin was a graduate of the University of Toronto Chemical Engineering program (5T3). He completed his Masters of Commerce degree before following his true calling as a high school teacher with the Toronto and North York Boards of Education. Marvin was a friend and mentor to many and was always available to lend a hand. He will be missed by all whose lives he touched. We love you Dad. Memorial donations can be made to Doctors Without Borders (www.msf.ca) or to the charity of your choice. Friends may call at Turner and Porter Yorke Chapel, 2357 Bloor St. W., at Windermere, east of the Jane subway from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday. A Service of Remembrance will be held in the Chapel on Friday, October 28, 2005 at 1 p.m. A Private Committal Service will take place.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-11-02 published
EDMONDS, Patricia
Peacefully at Credit Valley Hospital on Tuesday, November 1, 2005 at the age of 71, after a courageous battle with cancer. Beloved wife of Bob. Loving mother of Kathy (Chris WRIGHT,) Chris (Kris,) Jackie (Doug HOUGHTON,) and Bruce (Sandra.) Much loved "Nanna" of Samantha, Andie, Hilary, Madeleine, Amelia, Trent, Connor, Joey, Amanda, Kyle and Carter. Dear sister of Norene TURVOLGYI. Friends may call at Turner and Porter "Peel" Chapel, 2180 Hurontario Street, Mississauga (Hwy. 10, North of Queen Elizabeth Way) on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to be held in the Chapel on Friday, November 4, 2005 at 11 a.m. Private interment Springcreek Cemetery. In Pat's memory, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-11-04 published
WRIGHT, Susan Lynn
Passed away at the Haliburton Hospital on Wednesday, November 2, 2005 after a valiant two month fight with cancer. Sue was in her 52nd year. Beloved wife of Tim of Halls Lake. Missed by her two sons Kevin and his wife Chriss of Whitby, Greg and his wife Jennifer of Oshawa. Proud grandmother of Brandon and Jordan. Greatly missed by her mom Evelyn NEWMAN of Toronto (predeceased by her father Edgar), by her brother Dave and sister-in-law Brenda and their children Jennifer and Stephanie, and by her half-sister Linda and her husband Dave. A Service to Celebrate Sue's Life will be held at the Minden Curling Club on Sunday, November 6, 2005 at 2: 00 p.m. Reception will follow at the Curling Club. Cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family and can be arranged through the Gordon A. Monk Funeral Home Ltd., 127 Main Street, P.O. Box 427, Minden, Ontario K0M 2K0 (1-888-588-5777) or at www.gordonmonkfuneralhome.com.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-11-05 published
RODGER, Norma Evelyne (née CARR)
Peacefully, on Thursday, November 3, 2005, with her daughter at her side, in her 91st year. Loving and devoted wife of the late Robert. Beloved mother of Don and his wife Marlene, and Lorna and her husband David WRIGHT. Loving and proud grandmother of 10 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Norma will be remembered for her love of dancing, baking, gardening, long walks, lunches with her Friends and her pride in her family. The family will receive Friends at the Ogden Funeral Home, 4164 Sheppard Ave. East, Agincourt (east of Kennedy Rd.), on Monday from 7-9 p.m. and on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to be held in the Ogden Chapel on Wednesday at 11 a.m. Interment Highland Memory Gardens. If desired, memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society or to a charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-11-07 published
ALEXANDER, Robert " Bob"
Passed away on Saturday, November 5, 2005 at Humber River Regional Hospital Finch Site, at age 83. Predeceased by his beloved wife Lucy. Loving father of Robert "Bob", William "Bill", Shelagh, and Cindy and Pat. Dearly loved Grandad to Lindsay. Dear brother of Nessie ALEXANDER. Bob will also be fondly remembered by Betty, and her sons Craig, Ross and Grant WRIGHT, in Stoney Creek. A Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, November 9, 2005 at 11 a.m. at the R.S. Kane Funeral Home (6150 Yonge Street, at Goulding, south of Steeles), with visitation one hour prior. Cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-11-13 published
WRIGHT, Heather Mary
(Retired, Canadian Institute of International Affairs). Passed away on Thursday, November 10, 2005, after a brief illness. Sadly missed by Kati CURTIS, John, David and Michael CLEMENTSON, Margaret HAYWOOD and Eric SMITH, Leslie (Sam) RYDER, Nancy and David SNELGROVE and Natalie VILINSKY. Heather will be remembered by a large number of loving Friends and neighbours. A special Thank You goes to the nurses, doctors and support staff at North York General Hospital, for their exceptional and compassionate care. A Celebration of Heather's Life will be held on Wednesday, November 16, 2005 at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of the Murray E. Newbigging Funeral Home, 733 Mt. Pleasant Rd. (south of Eglinton). Visitation one hour prior to service. If desired, donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated. "When Heather made Friends they grew to be like her family, we apologize if we have forgotten anyone."

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-11-21 published
WRIGHT, Jack Allan Lewis
Peacefully on Friday, November 18, 2005 at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Barrie, Ontario, in his 89th year. Loving son of Stella Annette WRIGHT and Allan Newell WRIGHT, predeceased; brother of Kathleen (Kaye) GIBSON; beloved husband and best friend of Edna Annie WRIGHT (née DUNN,) predeceased; dear father of Edward Allan WRIGHT (Christine) and Nancy Lynne BUTLER (Kenneth); grandfather of David Kenneth BUTLER (Marnie), Julie Lynne BUTLER, Robert Allan WRIGHT (Toni Lyn) and Meghan Anne WRIGHT; great-grandfather of Jordan Allan ROBINSON- WRIGHT and Riley David BUTLER. Former Executive Dean at Georgian College of Applied Arts and Technology, Barrie, Ontario; Director of the Small Business Training Program with the Ontario Department of Education; Assistant Branch Manager of Canadian Pittsburgh Industries; Canadian Manager of Hobbs Glass. Member of the Oriental Masonic Lodge, Port Burwell, Ontario, Past Warden, Lay Reader and Chair of the Advisory Board of Trinity Church, Barrie. A memorial service and celebration of Jack's life will be held at the Steckley-Gooderham Funeral Home, 30 Worsley Street, Barrie, at 11 a.m. on Monday, November 21. Interment on Wednesday, November 23 at 1: 30 p.m. in the family plot at the Aylmer Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Trinity Anglican Church, or the charity of your choice.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-11-25 published
GAMMAGE, Allen Stewart "Al"
On November 24, 2005 at Trillium Health Centre - Mississauga Site in his 86th year. Beloved husband and best friend of Joan (née PAUL) for 62 years. His loving children Scott and his wife Diane and Jill and her husband Bruce WRIGHT. Cherished Grandpa of Kelly (Mike) and great-grand_son Evan; Robbie, Erin, Leah, Danielle and the late Bobby. Dear brother of the late Norma THICKETT. Al was loved by all who knew him and he leaves behind memories of a true and very fine gentleman. Friends will be received at the Neweduk Funeral Home "Mississauga Chapel", 1981 Dundas St. W., (1 block east of Erin Mills Parkway) from 12 noon-1 p.m. Saturday. A Celebration of Al's Life will be held in the Chapel on Saturday, November 26, 2005 at 1 p.m. Cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations made to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated by the family. Neweduk Funeral Home 905-828-8000 www.neweduk.com

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-11-26 published
FARMER, Josephine Elizabeth "Jo" (née LOCKHURST)
Peacefully with her daughters at her side, at William Osler Health Centre (Etobicoke Campus) on November 24, 2005 in her 99th year. Wife of the late Arthur James "Pete" FARMER. Predeceased by her parents Tom and Lily, and daughter Mary Jo WHALEY. Loving mother of Betty Jane MOORE and her husband Clark, Lillian May "Cap" BARBER and her husband Tom, and son-in-law Grant "Bud" WHALEY. Grandma of Peter, Lois, Lorraine, Catharine, Bill, Shelley, Tom, and Ann and their spouses. Great-Grandma of twenty, and Great-Great-Grandma of one. Sister of Margaret "Mick" MILES, Vera MARCUCCI, Dot CULBERT, and Iris TUCKEY. Predeceased by her sisters Mary WRIGHT, Lil ANDERSON, Dorothy CURRY and brothers Fred, John, Harry, Fraser, Charles, and Bob. She is survived by her sisters-in-law Velma LOCKHURST, and Jean THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON. Family and Friends will be received at the Scott Funeral Home "Brampton Chapel" 289 Main St. N., Brampton (905-451-1100) on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the Chapel on Monday, November 28, 2005 at 2 p.m. Interment Dixon Union Cemetery. A special thank you to the caring staff of King Nursing Home, Bolton. Memorial donations to the King Nursing Home Volunteers or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-11-26 published
SIMMS, Edna Elizabeth
Peacefully, after a lengthy illness, at Rouge Valley Centenary Hospital, Scarborough, on Monday, November 21, 2005, in her 83rd year. Beloved wife of the late Philip Joseph SIMMS. Devoted and loving mother of Eleanor LEWIN, Walter and his wife Loretta, Pamela and her husband Steve SCHUTZ, Philip and his wife Sandra, Diane and her husband Norman WRIGHT, Barry and his wife Joanne BAXTROM and the late Tony BAXTROM and mother-in-law of Jeanette WADE. Cherished Nana to Seana, Jacob, Danny, Deanna, Michael, Kyla, Kerri, Shalyn, Justin, Amanda, Zachery, Christopher, and Nicole. Great-Nana to Julia, Brandon, Rebecca, Kayla, Abigail, Eva and Ian. Aunt Edna will be lovingly remembered by Barbara MURPHY and family. A private family service was held on Wednesday, November 23, 2005, followed by an interment service on Saturday, November 26, 2005, where she will be buried beside her loving husband at Thornton Cemetery. Donations made in memory of Edna to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated by her family and may be made through McIntosh-Anderson Funeral Home Ltd., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558). 'Edna will be remembered for the lives she has touched'

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-11-26 published
WRIGHT, Norman Eric
In his 96th year at his home in Carley, Ontario, formerly of Fairbank, Ontario. Survived by his son Carl (Anna) of Penetanguishene, a daughter Bernice of Winnipeg, a sister Mary (Mike) ZABINSKI of Toronto. Predeceased by his wife Winnifred and daughter Geraldine. Cremation has taken place. Interment of ashes by family at a later date. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated and will be received by the Simcoe Funeral Home, 38 James St. E., Orillia L3V 1L1 (866-399-6499).

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-11-29 published
WRIGHT, W. Burt
Passed away peacefully in his sleep on Sunday November 27, 2005, in his 85th year. Predeceased by his beloved wife, Jean. Father of Larry and his wife Donna. Grandfather of Jennifer, and Cheryl and her husband Stephen. Great-grandfather of Liam, Meghan and Zachary. The family will receive their Friends at the Newediuk Funeral Home, Kipling Chapel, 2104 Kipling Ave., Etobicoke (two blocks north of Rexdale Blvd.) on Wednesday November 30 from 12: 30 until the time of the service which will be held in the chapel at 1: 30 p.m. Interment Glendale Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian National Institute for the Blind or a charity of your choice would be appreciated.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-03 published
BUTLER, Frances
Peacefully, on December 1, 2005, at Buckingham Manor Stouffville, in her 90th year. Predeceased by her beloved husband Wilf, her daughter Beverley and her son Steven. Frances is survived by her loving daughter Bonnie, her husband Dave TRUMPHOUR; precious granddaughter Beckie and her husband Bill STEWARD/STEWART/STUART, and grand_son Michael WRIGHT; and cherished great-grandchildren Mikaela, Ryan and Adam. Predeceased by her sisters Alice, Emily, Florence, Helen, Margaret, Violet, and brothers Fred and Horace. Thanks to all caring staff at Buckingham Manor. Mom, you will be forever in our hearts. Friends will be received at the Dixon-Garland Funeral Home, 166 Main St. N. (Markham Rd.), on Monday, December 5th from 10 a.m. until time of Service in the Chapel at 11 a.m.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-07 published
WRIGHT, Ian Frank
Peacefully passed away at St. Michael's Hospital on Saturday, December 3, 2005. Loving husband of Margaret, dear father of Glen and Roy. Ian will be cherished by his mother Edith Alice and his late father Albert Edward. He will be fondly remembered by his brother Roy and his wife Denise. Ian will be sadly missed by all of his extended family and many dear Friends. Friends may call at Highland Funeral Home, Markham Chapel, 10 Cachet Woods Court, Markham (northeast corner of 16th Avenue and Hwy.404) on Thursday, December 8, from 6-9 p.m. Funeral Service on Friday, December 9 at 10: 00 a.m. in the Chapel. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations in Ian's name to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-08 published
WRIGHT, Anne (née HAWKINS)
Anne WRIGHT passed away December 6, 2005 at the East Kootenay Regional Hospital, Cranbrook, British Columbia. She was born on February 5, 1912, in Toronto, Ontario, to Jonathan and Mary HAWKINS (née WARHURST.) Anne married Edward Alexander WRIGHT on March 28, 1942 at the Church of the Resurrection in Toronto. Anne is survived by her only son Kenneth Edward WRIGHT (Jaime née GALE) of Cranbrook, British Columbia, her grand_son Alexander Kenneth WRIGHT, who is a student at the College of the Rockies, two granddaughters Emmie GRAHAM (Steve) née Emiline Anne WRIGHT of Kingston, Nova Scotia, and their two daughters, Mackenzie Anne and Olivia Catherine, and Erin BRISSON (Richard) née Erin Catherine WRIGHT of Beaumont, Alberta and their two sons, Eric Rene and Carson Robert. Anne was predeceased by her parents Jonathan and Mary, and by her husband Edward. A short tribute honouring Anne's life will be incorporated in an Advent Communion Service at Joseph Creek Estates, 1901 Willowbrook Dr., Cranbrook, British Columbia, at 3: 00 p.m. Thursday, December 8th, 2005. In the spring, a Memorial Service and graveside interment will be held at the Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Toronto, Ontario. For the time and dates of this service please contact McPherson Funeral Service, mcphersonfh@shaw.ca Expressions of sympathy may be emailed to mcphersonfh@shaw.ca Subject heading: Anne WRIGHT. Arrangements are entrusted to McPherson Funeral Service, Cranbrook, British Columbia, 250-426-3132.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-10 published
WRIGHT, Gordon Edward
Passed away peacefully at home on Monday, December 5, 2005 at the age of 91 years. Beloved husband of Sandra. Loving father of Lorne and his wife Linda, and cherished grandfather of Jennifer and Patricia. Survived by sister, Hazel BAUMAN/BOWMAN. At the request of the family, a private service will be held. Memorial donations to be made to The Wexford Residence Inc.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-11 published
LODGE, Louise
Peacefully at Bay Ridges Nursing Home on Friday, December 9, 2005, in her 93rd year. Louise, dedicated wife to the late John. Loving mother of Bob (Beth) and Michael (Debbie). Wonderful grandmother to Jason (Susie), Scott (Normain), Erika (Dave) and Heather and great-grandmother of Cameron and Curtis. Dear sister of Eleanor (Pete) MAJOR and the late Marcel, Ray, Maurice, Gord and Aimee. A second mom to Dave MURRELL- WRIGHT and Norm YOUNG. A remarkable woman whose presence will be sadly missed by all forever. Fondly remembered by her many nieces, nephews and Friends. Visitation at the Trull "East Toronto" Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, 1111 Danforth Ave. (one block east of Donlands Subway), Sunday from 7-9 p.m. and Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Service in the chapel Tuesday at 1 p.m. Interment at Resthaven Memorial Gardens. Many thanks to the staff at Bay Ridges Nursing Home for all their care and kindness.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-16 published
ALLISON, Lila
At the Trillium Health Care Centre, Mississauga, on December 13, 2005, at the age of 88. Beloved wife of the late Hugh ALLISON. Loving mother of Norman ALLISON (Nancy), Sylvia ALLISON (Gerry), June ROY (Roger,) Carol KOKINOS (John,) and Dean ALLISON. Dear sister of Lou WRIGHT (Jean), Marjorie SMITH (Jim), and Emma FOSTER. Will be lovingly remembered by grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Mrs. ALLISON will be resting at the G.H. Hogle Funeral Homes, 63 Mimico Ave., Etobicoke, on Saturday, December 17th from 12 noon until Service time at 1 p.m. in the Chapel. If desired, donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be greatly appreciated. Online condolences may be made at www.hoglefuneralhomes.com

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-17 published
GIFFORD, F. Peter
Suddenly, at his home, on Wednesday, December 14, 2005, in his 48th year. Beloved son of Marion (née WRIGHT) and the late Jack GIFFORD (1998). Dear nephew of Tom GIFFORD, Toronto; Paul GIFFORD, deceased; Peter GIFFORD, Guelph; Lois THOMLISON, Napanee; John WRIGHT, R.R.#1 Bath; Elizabeth WRIGHT, Toronto; and Helen and Alan WRIGHT, both deceased. Fondly remembered by his many cousins. The family will receive Friends at the Wartman Funeral Home, 448 Camden Rd., at Newburgh Rd., Napanee K7R 1G1 (613-354-3722), on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service in the Chapel on Monday at 1: 30 p.m. Interment McDowell Cemetery, Sandhurst. Friends desiring may contribute by cheque to the charity of your choice.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-17 published
JACKSON, Florence " Babe" (née CLEMENT)
Peacefully at home on Thursday, December 15, 2005. Beloved wife of the late William JACKSON. Loving mother of Russell, and Douglas and his wife Susan. Beloved grandmother of Gregory. Dear sister of Marie FINKELSTEIN. Predeceased by sisters Marjorie WINK and Dorothy WRIGHT. The family will receive Friends at the Ogden Funeral Home, 4164 Sheppard Ave. East, Agincourt (east of Kennedy Rd.) Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service in the Chapel Monday at 11: 00 a.m. Interment Pine Hills Cemetery. In memoriam donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by her family.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-31 published
SCOBIE, George
Passed away at the Trillium McCall Centre, on Wednesday, December 28, 2005, at the age of 83. Beloved husband of Elizabeth (nee HASEY.) Much loved father of David and his wife Carolyn, Paul and his wife Andrea, Janice and her husband David WRIGHT. Loving grandfather of Sean, Evan, and Curtis. Dear brother of Norma BANNERMAN, and the late Thomas SCOBIE. A Service of Remembrance will be held at Richview United Church, 149 Wellesworth Dr., Etobicoke, on Friday, January 6, 2006 at 2 p.m. Family will receive guests one hour prior to service. A reception at the Church will follow the service, all family and Friends are welcome. If desired, memorial donations may be made to Richview United Church, 149 Wellesworth Dr., Etobicoke M9C 4R8.

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WRIGHT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-31 published
WRIGHT, Barbara Doreen (née EDISON)
After a valiant and courageous battle with cancer, Barb passed away peacefully at her home, with her family by her side, on Thursday, December 29, 2005, in her 58th year. Dearly loved wife of Danny WRIGHT of Keswick. Loving mother of Robin (Roger FLANIGAN) of Ajax and Kim (Chris PEGEL) of Keswick. Cherished grandmother of Jesse, Kiera and Chantel. Dear daughter of Ronald and the late Emelda EDISON of Toronto. Sister of Sheila, Bill, Joyce and Debbie. Barb will be greatly missed by her sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews and many Friends. Visitation from M. W Becker Funeral Home, 490 The Queensway S., Keswick, 1-888-884-4486, on Sunday 7-9 p.m. and Monday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service from the Chapel on Tuesday, January 3, 2006 at 11: 00 a.m. Interment Queensville Cemetery. If desired, donations made to Southlake Regional Health Centre Cancer Clinic would be appreciated by the family.

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WRIGHTMAN o@ca.on.kent_county.wallaceburg.wallaceburg_courier_press 2005-06-29 published
WRIGHTMAN, Orval Sr.
Orval WRIGHTMAN Sr., a resident of Walpole Island passed away peacefully with his family at his side at the Public General Campus, Chatham on Tuesday, June 21, 2005 at the age of 77. Orval was a construction labourer all of his life. Beloved partner of Stella PINNANCE. Loving father of Joyce, Ramona, Orval Jr., Dana, Delores, Ernest, Mark, Donna, Doyle, Andrea and Bertha. Grandfather of 18 and great grandfather of 8. The family received relatives and Friends on Thursday and Friday at the Haycock-Cavanagh Funeral Home, 409 Nelson Street (at Elgin), in Wallaceburg. A wake service was held at 8 p.m. on Thursday and Friday. The funeral service was conducted by Pastor Lennox TAILOR/TAYLOR on Saturday, June 25, 2005 at the Walpole Island Sports Complex at 2 p.m. The interment followed at Highbanks Cemetery. The pallbearers were Orval WRIGHTMAN Jr., Dana WRIGHTMAN, Ernest WRIGHTMAN, Mark WRIGHTMAN, Doyle WRIGHTMAN and John ADAM/ADAMS.

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WRIGHTMAN o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-04-04 published
OLIVER, Ronald Vernon
Ronald Vernon OLIVER, a resident of Walpole Island, on Friday, April 1, 2005 in his 72nd year. Ronald had retired from Nestle foods in Wallaceburg. Loved brother and brother-in-law of George and the late Marietta, Reverend Erwin OLIVER and Jean and Carman WRIGHTMAN. Dear uncle of Mike, Mark (Cork,) Nancy, David, Wanda and Tom VYSE, Reg (Ponce), Whitney and Sandra, Warren and the late John. Great Uncle of Christopher, Brett and Blair. Beloved son of the late Myrtle (Isaac) and Clarence OLIVER. Friends may call at the Haycock-Cavanagh Funeral Home, 409 Nelson Street in Wallaceburg from 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday. A wake service will be held at 8 p.m. Wednesday. The funeral service will be held at Saint John the Baptist Anglican Church, Walpole Island, on Thursday, April 7 at 2 o'clock. The interment will follow at Highbanks Cemetery.

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WRIGHTMAN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-08 published
WONCH, Robert Orran
On January 6th, 2005, Bob passed on quickly and peacefully at Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital in his 92nd year. His spirit soared up to meet that of his beloved wife Elizabeth (Bessie) who predeceased him. He was dearly loved and will be missed by his children Wayne Robert, Elizabeth (Bob VOGEL,) Michelle (Ian McCUTCHEON,) his grandchildren Mark WRIGHTMAN (Alicia DIBBEN) and Kathleen WONCH; and his great-grand_son Bryce WRIGHTMAN. Bob always had a great sense of humour and was still laughing and joking till the end! His lively antics will be missed by all. Memorial Service will be held at Roadhouse and Rose Funeral Home, 157 Main Street South, Newmarket at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, January 12, 2005. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario.

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WRIGLEY o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-02-02 published
WRIGHT, Opal Robena (née BAILEY)
At Lee Manor Nursing Home, in Owen Sound, on Sunday, January 30th, 2005. Opal Robena WRIGHT (née BAILEY,) beloved wife of the late Wilbert J. WRIGHT. Mother-in-law of Sammy (Mrs. Jack WRIGHT.) Loving grandmother of Bernice and her husband, David WRIGLEY, Kelly WRIGHT and his wife, Susan and Sherry and her husband, John BRADSHAW. Loved great-grandmother of five and great-great-grandmother of two. Dear sister of Dorothy and Phyllis. Opal will be fondly remembered by her nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents, Albert and Emma BAILEY and by her son, Jack WRIGHT. Many thanks to the wonderful caregivers at Lee Manor for making mom's last year memorable. A Private graveside service was held at Greenwood Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to Lee Manor would be appreciated by the family.
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WRIGLEY o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-09-29 published
MARTIN, Charles Reid
Suddenly on Saturday, September 24th, 2005, in Barrie. Reid MARTIN, in his 40th year. Beloved son of Marjorie MARTIN. Loved brother of Cathy COLVILLE (Andy), David WRIGLEY (Bernice), Gordon WRIGLEY (Janice) and Tom MARTIN (Debbie.) Cherished uncle to many nieces and nephews. A family memorial will be held. Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family and made through the Steckley-Gooderham Funeral HomeS, 30 Worsley Street, Barrie, Ontario, L4M 1L4 (705) 721-9921.
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WRIGLEY o@ca.on.kent_county.wallaceburg.wallaceburg_courier_press 2005-03-30 published
WRIGLEY, Merle Jean
Merle Jean WRIGLEY of Port Lambton passed away suddenly at the C.K.H.A. - Sydenham Campus on Thursday, March 24, 2005 in her 75th year. Merle was a real estate agent in Wallaceburg and Port Lambton for many years. Loving wife of Edward (Ted) WRIGLEY. Beloved mother of Valorie (Tom) VERSTRAETE of Blenheim and Janet (Keith) DAVIS of Wilkesport. Dear grandmother of Aaron, Tracey, Dallas and Marina. Great grandmother of Hailey, Olivia, Abby and Jillian. Sister of the late Bernard ROSS and the late Lenard ROSS. Daughter of the late George and Frances (TOZER) MURRAY. The family received relatives and Friends at the Haycock-Cavanagh Funeral Home, 409 Nelson Street (at Elgin), in Wallaceburg from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Friday, where the funeral service was held at 1: 30 p.m. on Saturday, March 26, 2005. Reverend Grace COLEMAN- ANTHONY officiated. The interment followed at McDonald Cemetery, Port Lambton. If desired, remembrances to the Sydenham Hospital Foundation may be left at the funeral home.

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WRIGLEY o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-05-27 published
BAKER, Richard Alfred " Dick"
At Parkwood Hospital on Wednesday, May 25, 2005 Richard Alfred (Dick) BAKER of London in his 82nd year. Beloved husband of the late Corinne (HEATHERINGTON) BAKER. Dear father of Julie KELLAR and her husband Randy MARSHALL and Wendy and her husband Nick KOSCHMAN all of London and Joanne and her husband Ron WRIGLEY of Calgary. Predeceased by a daughter Carol KELLAR. Dear father-in-law of Dan KELLAR of Saint Thomas. Loved by 9 grandchildren; Barry, Pamela and her husband Mark HRABEK, Christopher, David, Matthew, Nathan, Angela, Allison and Dana and 3 great-grandchildren Ruth-Anne, Barry and Paige. Friends will be received at the Evans Funeral Home, 648 Hamilton Road, (1 block east of Egerton) on Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the chapel on Monday, May 30th, 2005 at 11 a.m. with Reverend Brian McKAY officiating. Interment Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Friends who wish may make memorial donations to the London Regional Cancer Centre. On line condolences www.evansfh.ca A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Dick BAKER.

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WRIXON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-19 published
WRIXON, Frederick Reginald
(Born in Spoon Cove, Newfoundland and raised in Toronto)
Suddenly at home on Friday, December 16, 2005 in his 79th year. Fred will be lovingly remembered by his wife Terttu, his children Cary, Sandra, Steven, Jeffrey, Ronald, Debbie, Connie and their spouses. Loving Grandpa of 10 grandchildren and 1 great grandaughter Zoe. Survived by his brothers William and Herbert. He will be lovingly remembered by other family and Friends. Our family appreciates your condolences and thanks everyone for their thoughts and prayers. Private family services will he held. Arrangements entrusted to the Paul O'Conner Funeral Home.

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