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EAKIN o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-05-28 published
EAKIN, Linda Lou (née FLOOD)
It is with deep regret that Douglas and Eleanor FLOOD announce the passing of their daughter Linda Lou in her 54th year from Brain Cancer at her home in Panacea, Florida. Wife of Paul EAKIN, Panacea, Florida. Survived by her sons Andrew MARSHALL (Sharon) of London, Ontario and Todd MATUSCHAK of Woodville, Florida. Predeceased by Teddy VASKELES (1984.) Also survived by her brother Douglas J. FLOOD (Marg) and their children - Jaime J. and Morgan M. of Caledon East, Ontario, her Aunt Phyllis McLAY of London and Uncles William G. FLOOD (Gwen) of Niagara Falls and John F. PARKER of Strathmere Lodge, Strathroy, Ontario, several cousins, adopted Auntie Marj and Uncle Bert WILLS of Crawfordville, Florida. She was a graduate of the McEachran Public School in Lambeth and Laurier High School. Linda played a flute in the high school band. She was employed at the University Hospital in London before going to Florida. Linda was a highly regarded nurse at Tallahassee Community Hospital. She was awarded Employee of the Year in 2000 in the Emergency Department. Her boss said "She has all the qualities needed for extraordinary patient care, and the speed and skills required for Emergency Medicine". She was her Grandpa Flood's "Beauty". Donations to Canadian Cancer Society gratefully accepted, 123 St. George Street, London, Ontario, N6A 3A1.

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EAKIN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-09-03 published
RALEIGH, Shirley Ruth Howsam
78, passed away on September 1, 2005 while visiting with her family in British Columbia. She was born in St Louis, Missouri, but spent her formative years in Calgary, Alberta, where she graduated from St. Hildas' School for Girls in 1944. She received her Bachelors of Arts degree from the University of British Columbia, where she was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta. In 1949 she married her high school sweetheart Peter S. HOWSAM in Vancouver, a marriage that lasted 52 years, until Mr. HOWSAM passed away in 2001. The HOWSAMs lived in Montreal, Philadelphia, and Toronto, before moving to Raleigh in 1970. Shirley and Peter became American Citizens in 1977. Shirley was a gracious hostess. They opened their home for many Burroughs Wellcome Co. events and will be remembered for their annual 'Boxing Day' parties. Shirley was active within her community. She was a Past President of the Raleigh Fine Arts Society, a docent at the Executive Mansion for over 33 years, a long time volunteer and supporter of the North Carolina Museum of Art - where she served on numerous committees. She also acted as Chairman of the Volunteer Board and served as Secretary on the Board of the North Carolina Art Society for over four years. She gave 12 years of dedicated service to the Duke Childrens' Golf Classic as Co-Chairman of the Spouses and Guests Committee and received the Duke Childrens' 'Volunteer of the Year Award' in 1991. Shirley continuously gave her gifts of time, talent and treasure to St. Michael's Episcopal Church, where she served in many areas. She was Past President of the Episcopal Churchwomen, a Stephen Minister and Leader. She served 3 years on the Diocesan Episcopal Churchwomen Executive Board as the United Thank Offering Coordinator. She was a member of the Iron Dukes, a supporter and great booster and fan of Duke University sports, a member of the Junior League of Raleigh, a member of North Ridge Country Club, and a member of the Monthly Investors' Club and the English Speaking Union. Shirley was a devoted mother and grandmother. She is survived by her four loving children and their spouses; Gary R. HOWSAM and his wife Brenda of Toronto, Ontario; Jeffrey P. HOWSAM and his wife Cindy of Raleigh; Valear H. FRIZELLE and her husband Larry of Toronto, Ontario; and Irish H. DUNLAP and her husband Owen, also of Raleigh. She is also survived by her seven beloved grandchildren: Melissa (27), Meryl (23), Joshua (20), Jessica (16), Peyton (11), Ali (9) and Claire (8.) She is also survived by her sister Val SHAW of Sidney, British Columbia, her brother Lance ECKARDT of Vancouver, British Columbia, her cousins Gale and Joe CURRIE of Nanoose Bay, British Columbia, Michael EAKIN of Kamloops, British Columbia, Robert KERLIN of Toronto, Ontario, along with several nephews and nieces and many dear Friends. Shirley was dearly loved and will be remembered fondly; her smile, warmth, compassion and devotion to all of those whose lives she touched will be greatly missed. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Michaels' Episcopal Church: 1520 Canterbury Road, Raleigh, North Carolina 27608 or to the charity of ones' choice. Funeral Services will be held at St. Michaels' Episcopal. The Family will receive Friends at Brown Wynne Funeral Home, 300 Saint Marys' Street, Raleigh, North Carolina. 919-828-4311. Dates and times for both services are pending.

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EAKINS o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-03-18 published
ANDREWS, Winnifred Amelia (formerly HEGGART, née CHATWIN)
Winnifred Amelia of People Care Nursing Home, Tavistock, on Wednesday, March 16, 2005, at her late residence in her 92nd year. Beloved wife of the late Freeman ANDREWS (1958,) and the late Melville Stanley HEGGART (1951.) Cherished mother of Marguerite and her husband Dan BROMILOW of Kapuskasing, Bob and his wife Margaret HEGGART of Kapaskasing, Lloyd and his wife Helen HEGGART of Geraldton, Elizabeth TAILOR/TAYLOR of Woodstock, Ruth and her husband Ron FESTING of Woodstock, and Cathy SIMONS of Wallaceburg. Predeceased by a daughter Barbara EAKINS. Loved sister of Fred CHATWIN of England, Gladys CHATWIN of Toronto, and the late Walter CHATWIN. Sadly missed by a number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Winnifred was born on June 7, 1913 in Elmvale, the daughter of the late Ernest and Winnifred CHATWIN. She has resided in St. Thomas since 1958. She was an employee at the Saint Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, and was a member of the Eastwood Fellowship Baptist Church. Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin Street, Saint Thomas, where funeral service will be held Monday at 3: 00 p.m. Visitation Monday from 12: 00-3:00 p.m. Burial will take place in Kapuskasing in the spring. Remembrances may be made to the charity of ones choice.

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EAKINS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-11-21 published
EAKINS, Margaret Jane (née HILL)
Peacefully after a brief illness at Extendicare, Kingston, Ontario on Friday, November 18, 2005, in her 85th year. Margaret will be lovingly remembered by her daughter Wendy Jane EAKINS and her son Kevin Smiley EAKINS, both of Kingston. She is predeceased by her parents Richard and Isabella HILL, her sister Rita HILL and her ex-husband John Smiley EAKINS. Margaret was a dedicated and compassionate registered nurse for 40 years, and worked at the Sarnia General Hospital and the North York General Hospital where she was a Unit Administrator specializing in Psychiatric Nursing. In keeping with Margaret's wishes, cremation will take place. A Memorial Reception will be held for all her family and Friends in the Reception Centre of the James Reid Funeral Home, Catarqui Chapel (Kingston, Ontario 613-544-3411) on Sunday, November 27, 2005 between the hours of 2-4 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Humane Society or to Dying with Dignity in Margaret's memory.
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EAKINS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-06 published
GRANT, Pheobe Jane
Entered into rest at the Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay on Friday, February 4, 2005. Pheobe leaves behind Dave, her husband of 56 years, sons Dave and his wife Tina of Port Perry and Bob and his wife Shelly of Fort McLeod, Alberta; also her grandchildren Jason, Aaron, Pheobe, Cullen, Randi, Melanie, Trevor, Amber and Billie, and her great-grandchildren Brenden and Anjah; sisters Erna EAKINS of Weston and Rhoda STRONG of Oshawa and brother Freddie, predeceased; and many nieces and nephews. Friends are invited to call at the Mackey Funeral Home, 33 Peel Street, Lindsay (705-328-2721) on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service in the chapel on Tuesday, February 8th at 11: 00 a.m. Interment later at Resthaven Memorial Gardens, Scarborough. Should you desire, memorial contributions to the Ross Memorial Hospital Foundation, Palliative Care or the Hospital for Sick Children would be appreciated by the family.

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EAKINS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-19 published
EAKINS, Howard
Passed away peacefully in his sleep at Mariann Nursing Home, Richmond Hill, on Wednesday, February 16, 2005, in his 90th year. Beloved husband of Laurette (ROURKE.) Dear father of Ron (Carol,) Karen, Grant (Susan) and dear step-father of Denise (Victor), Carol (Nick), Brian, Lorne (Beverley) and Lucy (predeceased). Grandfather of 18 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Special thanks to the staff at Mariann Nursing Home for their excellent care. Friends may call at the Roadhouse and Rose Funeral Home, 157 Main St. South, Newmarket, for visitation on Monday from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Funeral Mass at Saint John Chrysostom Church (Ontario and Main Sts.), Newmarket on Monday at 1 p.m. followed by interment at Saint John's Cemetery, Newmarket. Donations to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated.

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EAKINS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-16 published
EAKINS, Beatrice M. (née COTTRELL)
Peacefully in her 93rd year at Toronto East General Hospital on April 13, 2005. Beloved wife of the late Jack EAKINS. Mother of Charlie (Louise), Joan (Jack), Susan (Glen), Bill (Shirley) and the late Sharon and her surviving spouse Richard. Lovingly missed by her 14 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Family and Friends may attend a Memorial Service at the Giffen-Mack "Danforth" Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, 2570 Danforth Ave. (at Main St. subway). Visitation on Wednesday, April 20th, 2005 from 3: 30 p.m. until the time of service in our chapel at 4:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of choice.

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EAKINS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-25 published
EAKINS, John Smiley
Passed away in his 85th year, on Saturday, April 23, 2005, at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Barrie. John was the beloved husband of Lois; father to Wendy and Kevin; son of the late Catherine and Henry; brother of Helen, Florence and Audrey; stepfather to Bill (Cherry), Beverley (Jim) and Rick (Diane); and grandfather to Darryl, Kimberley, Samantha, Matthew and Laura. He was a member of the Merchant and Royal Canadian Navy with 19 Atlantic crossings during World War 2 and later an engineer for Imperial Oil. His humour and Irish spirit will be deeply cherished. Visitation will be on Tuesday April 26 at the Roadhouse and Rose Funeral Home, 157 Main St. South, Newmarket from 9: 30 to 11 a.m. followed by a short service. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the charity of your choice. "Sail on John"

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EAKINS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-11-21 published
EAKINS, Margaret Jane (née HILL)
Peacefully after a brief illness at Extendicare, Kingston, Ontario on Friday, November 18, 2005, in her 85th year. Margaret will be lovingly remembered by her daughter Wendy Jane EAKINS and her son Kevin Smiley EAKINS, both of Kingston. She is predeceased by her parents Richard and Isabella HILL, her sister Rita HILL and her ex-husband John Smiley EAKINS. Margaret was a dedicated and compassionate registered nurse for 40 years, and worked at the Sarnia General Hospital and the North York General Hospital where she was a Unit Administrator specializing in Psychiatric Nursing. In keeping with Margaret's wishes, cremation will take place. A Memorial Reception will be held for all her family and Friends in the Reception Centre of the James Reid Funeral Home, Cataraqui Chapel (Kingston, Ontario 613-544-3411) on Sunday, November 27, 2005 between the hours of 2-4 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Humane Society or to Dying with Dignity in Margaret's memory. www.j amesreidfuneralhome.com

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EAKLEY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-05-07 published
MAXWELL, Joanne Alexander (née VAN CAMP)
Beloved wife of the late Gordon Douglas MAXWELL of Midland. Mother of Karen Joanne MAXWELL and Denise Patricia LA BARGE, husband of Armand LABARGE. Daughter of the late Annie TOOLE and Alexander VAN CAMP. Joanne is survived by her sister Grace SCOTT, and predeceased by sisters Eileen SOMERS, Lyla EAKLEY, and Jessie ARMSTRONG. Joanne passed away peacefully, at Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay, on Friday, May 6, 2005, after a brief illness, and with her family by her side. Joanne will be resting at the Nicholl's Funeral Home, 330 Midland Avenue, in Midland, Ontario, on Monday, May 9, 2005 from 11: 30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m., immediately followed by a Service in the Chapel. Burial to follow at the Lakeview Cemetery. Joanne was a talented interior decorator and served as the Office Manager for G.D. Construction Company. She enjoyed travelling and cards and will be greatly missed by her family and Friends.

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