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GADBOIS o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-01-12 published
GADBOIS, George Alfred
George Alfred passed away on December 31, 2004 at Country Terrace Nursing Home in his 89th year. Beloved husband of Bernice (Bea) née SUTTON. Cherished father of Cathy and her husband Tim CURGIN and adoring grandfather of Matthew. He is survived by his brothers Orvis (Betty), Aubrey (Anita) ADRIAN, Elmer (Isobel), and Percy (Ruth,) and by his sister-in-law Leona GADBOIS. Predeceased by his parents, Clifford and Clara GADBOIS, and his brothers Garnet, Gordon, Doug and Mike. A memorial service will be conducted at the Westview Funeral Chapel, 709 Wonderland Road North on Friday, January 14th, 2005 at 1: 00 p.m. with visiting one hour prior to the service. Cremation and inurnment at Woodland Cemetery. Those wishing to make a donation are asked to consider the London Humane Society or the charity of your choice. A tree will be planted in memory of Geroge at Springbank Park.

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GADBOIS o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-01-28 published
OSMOND, Bernie (formerly LETCHER, née CRIM)
Peacefully at her residence, on Tuesday, January 25th, 2005, Bernie Letcher (née CRIM) OSMOND of London in her 68th year. Wife of the late Austin LETCHER. Beloved mother of Austin (Cathy) LETCHER, Donald (Denise) LETCHER, and Patricia LETCHER. Loving grandmother of Austin IV and Michael. Dear sister of Marie, Annie, Don and Kathy, Mel and Linda, Bill and Jean, Bea, and Bert. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Predeceased by brothers-in-law, George GADBOIS, Ernie CLARKSON, Gordon MADILL and Gord CRAWFORD. Family and Friends will be received at the Westview Funeral Chapel, 709 Wonderland Road North (2 blocks north of Oxford), on Friday, January 28th, 2005 from 7: 00-9:00 p.m. There will be no funeral service. Cremation to follow. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Bernie are asked to consider the London Health Sciences Foundation - Cancer Centre or the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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GADBOIS o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-07-16 published
YOUNG, Marion Katharine (née STEVENSON)
Marion Katharine YOUNG (STEVENSON.) Born April 16, 1922, in London, England, Kay died peacefully on July 13, 2005, under the good care of the staff of Victoria Hospital, London, Ontario. A sensitive, civil and gentle woman, she was ever loving and caring as wife to her late husband Gordon Alexander, as mother to Donald Gordon YOUNG, Robert Andrew YOUNG and William Alexander YOUNG, as grandmother to Alicia, Duncan and Troy, and as mother-in-law to Louise GADBOIS and Mary YOUNG. She is survived as well by her beloved sister Ruth Clare LODGE and her husband Arthur and by her brother William Denman STEVENSON and his wife Mildred, along with her relatives sister-in-law Dorothy Jean ANTROBUS, nieces and nephews Kathryn, David and Steven LODGE, Cathy McCALLUM and Robert STEVENSON, and Drew ANTROBUS, together with their spouses and children. Kay was a wise and competent home-maker, and a warm and welcoming hostess. She was raised in relative comfort in the Niagara escarpment area by her mother Agnes Macdonald STEVENSON (CARPENTER,) who was a graduate of the Ontario Agricultural College at Guelph, and her father William Oliver STEVENSON, a surgeon. She survived meningitis and rheumatic fever as an adolescent but was left with a damaged heart. Kay and her future husband Gordon met as teenagers, and after an appropriate courtship, they married in September 1944. Kay moved with Gordon's career, which focused on polyester textiles, first with C.I.L. and later with Celanese Canada. As mother to three busy boys, she cared for the family homes in Toronto, Kingston, Hamilton and Montreal with diligence and creativity. After Gordon's retirement in 1978, Kay and Gord settled in Kingston and passed idyllic summers with family and many Friends at their beloved cottage on Bob's Lake, near Westport, Ontario. Kay's old-Ontario culinary mastery, including her signature sweet red pepper sauce, was enjoyed by dozens of visitors from across Canada and around the world. She enjoyed nature, games and reading, and followed the lives of her family and many Friends with much interest and affection. Kay endured two open heart surgeries, first in 1965, and again in 1981 to insert a mechanical heart valve. The valve, which was designed to operate for some ten years, was still functioning at the end of her long, rich and productive life. Relatives and Friends are invited to a memorial service for Kay, to be held in Kingston, Ontario, during the autumn of 2005. Details will be announced. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Wildlife Federation would be gratefully appreciated.

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GADBOIS o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-12-31 published
GADBOIS, George
In memory of George GADBOIS, loving husband, father and grandfather, who passed away December 31st, 2004.
To hear your voice, to see your smile, To sit with you and talk awhile, To be with you the same old way, Would be our greatest wish today.
Lovingly remembered and forever missed by wife Bea, daughter and son-in-law Cathy and Tim CURGIN and grand_son Matthew.

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GADD o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-01-24 published
NEAL, Joyce Marchant (née GADD)
At John Joseph Place in Owen Sound on Saturday, January 22, 2005. Joyce NEAL (née GADD) of Owen Sound in her 91st year. Wife of the late Godfrey NEAL. Dear mother of Vivian and her husband Roy SHOALTS of Wainfleet, Ontario, Miriam and her husband Jean-Claude HUBERT of Ottawa and Len NEAL and his wife Joyce of Owen Sound. Lovingly remembered by nine grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her sister Irene TURNER. Friends are invited to the Tannahill Funeral Home, 376-3710 for visiting on Tuesday from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m. The funeral service will be conducted in the chapel on Wednesday, January 26th at 11: 00 a.m. with Doctor Brad CLARK officiating. Cremation, Flesherton Crematorium. As expressions of sympathy, the family would appreciate memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of your choice. Messages of condolence for the family are welcome at www.tannahill.com
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GADD o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-06-04 published
HURLEY, Alice Helena (née GADD)
Peacefully, at the Grey Bruce Health Services, in Owen Sound, on Friday, June 3rd, 2005, in her 90th year. Alice Helena HURLEY (née GADD,) the beloved wife of the late Dennis J. HURLEY. The loving mother of Michael HURLEY and his wife, Denna; Maureen and her husband, William ELLIOT/ELLIOTT, Susan and her husband, Peter SEIBERT and Libby and her husband, Dr. Craig CAMPBELL. The loving grandmother of eleven grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Robert and his wife, Shirley, Victor GADD and his wife, Lorraine, Mary and her husband, Russell FISHER, Dorothy (Mrs. Harry CAUL) and Dixie CROSSMAN. Fondly remembered by her nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her brother, Frank, (Bud) Clarence and her sister, Lillian (Mrs. Harry RUSHTON.) Mrs. HURLEY was a member of the Catholic Women's League. Her family wish to specially thank Mrs. HURLEY's Homecare workers. Friends may call at the Breckenridge-Ashcroft Funeral Home, on Sunday, from 2: 00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Saint Mary's Church, on Monday morning at 10: 00 a.m. Interment in Saint Mary's Cemetery. A Vigil Service will be held at the Funeral Home, on Sunday evening at 8: 30 p.m. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to the Ontario Heart and stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
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GADD o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-07-16 published
PALMATEER (formerly GRAHAM, FOSKETT)
Beatrice May PALMATEER, passed away peacefully in her 95th year, on Thursday July 14, 2005, at Country Terrace Nursing Home, Komoka. Beloved mother of Shirley (David) BARNES and Kenneth (Lynda) GRAHAM. Also survived by grandchildren Cathy (Bruce) ASQUITH, Cheryl CAMPBELL, Kim GRAHAM, Chet (Michelle) GRAHAM, Corey (Dawn) GRAHAM, greatgrandchildren Ashley, Michelle and Tina ASQUITH, Matthew, Jordan and Melissa ONDERWATER, Payton ROOT, Kevin, Dylan, Bodie and Trinity GRAHAM, Tylor GASPAR- GADD, Paul and Lisa (KOBE) O'BRIEN and great-greatgrandchild Niya. Beatrice was predeceased by her husbands Chester GRAHAM (1976) and Glen PALMATEER (1988,) her son David GRAHAM (1998) and her grand_son David Campbell (1999.) Visitation will be held at the Evans Funeral Home, 648 Hamilton Rd. (1 block east of Egerton), on Sunday from 2-4

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GADD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-07-20 published
GORDANEER, Elizabeth Gail "Betty" (née ALLARD)
Passed away at Royal Jubilee Hospital in Victoria, British Columbia on July 15, 2005. Born in Kentville, Nova Scotia on September 5, 1942, she was predeceased by her parents John and Dorothy ALLARD and her brother Johnny ALLARD. She will be lovingly remembered by her 2 sons, Wayne in Victoria and Chris (Dawn) and her beloved grand_sons, Jake and Liam of Toronto; her sister, Ann GADD; niece, Adrianne GADD; nephew Matthew (Amy) GADD all of Victoria; her 2 brothers, Tim (Tami) ALLARD of North Vancouver and Bill (Mary-Lou) of New Brunswick.
Betty loved her family times and especially her grand_sons, Jake and Liam. She will be lovingly remembered for her love of life, Friends, theatre and a cold glass of wine. A celebration of Betty's life will be held at First Memorial Funeral Chapel, 1155 Fort Street, on Thursday, July 21 at 7: 00 p.m. with a reception in the Holly Room to follow. The family requests in Betty's memory, to please wear bright, glitzy clothing to the service. Donations, if desired, may be made to the British Columbia Cancer Foundation or Victoria Hospice Society. First Memorial Funeral Services, Victoria, British Columbia entrusted with arrangements.

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GADD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-24 published
NEAL, Joyce Marchant (née GADD)
At John Joseph Place in Owen Sound, on Saturday, January 22, 2005. Joyce NEAL (née GADD) of Owen Sound, in her 91st year. Wife of the late Godfrey NEAL. Dear mother of Vivian and her husband Roy SHOALTS of Waynefleet, Ontario, Miriam and her husband Jean-Claude HUBERT of Ottawa and Len NEAL and his wife Joyce of Owen Sound. Lovingly remembered by nine grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her sister Irene TURNER. Friends are invited to the Tannahill Funeral Home, 1178 4th Avenue West, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 4W5 (1-866-376-3710) for visiting on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be conducted in the chapel on Wednesday, January 26 at 11: 00 a.m. with Doctor Brad CLARK officiating. Cremation, Flesherton Crematorium. As expressions of sympathy, the family would appreciate memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of your choice. Messages of condolence for the family are welcome at www.tannahill.com

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GADDIS o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-08-15 published
WILSON, Everette Patrick
Everette Patrick WILSON passed away peacefully in his parents' arms on August 12th, 2005 at St. Joseph's Health Centre where he was born on August 7th, 2005. Beloved baby son of Carolyn (Cara) (DONNELLY) DONNELLY- WILSON and Shane WILSON. Brother to Avigail. Precious grand_son of Romaine and Sam GADDIS, Carol DONNELLY and Jim DONNELLY. Dearly loved nephew to Jamie DONNELLY, Laura (née DONNELLY) and Pat McCORMALLY, Tasha DONNELLY and her friend Justin COMMU, Cheyenne and Rebekhah WILSON and Chisum WILSON. His short life was also shared by Rose DONNELLY, Peggy SULLIVAN, Julia SULLIVAN and Brian HARVEY. For the extraordinary care and compassion shown to Everette and his family, we will be forever grateful to Dr. Hatim AL- TURKISTANI, Dr. O. DASILVA, Dr. R. NATALE and all the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit nurses (especially Sara, Sandra, Deanna, Marie and Carol). Friends and relatives may call at the Westview Funeral Chapel, 709 Wonderland Road North, on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Pius X Church, 777 Valetta Street, on Wednesday, August 17, 2005 at 2: 00 p.m. Celebrant will be Father Paul WISE of Atlantic City. For those preferring donations, please consider the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit - St Joseph's Health Foundation or the Foundation for Ichthyosis and Related Skin Types, Inc. (F.I.R.S.T.).

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GADDIS o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-08-16 published
WILSON, Everette Patrick
Everette Patrick WILSON passed away peacefully in his parents' arms on August 12th, 2005 at St. Joseph's Health Centre where he was born on August 7th, 2005. Beloved baby son of Carolyn (Cara) DONNELLY- WILSON and Shane WILSON. Brother to Avigail. Precious grand_son of Romaine and Sam GADDIS, Carol DONNELLY and Jim DONNELLY. Dearly loved nephew to Jamie DONNELLY, Laura (nee DONNELLY) and Pat McCORMALLY, Tasha DONNELLY and her friend Justin COMMU, Cheyenne and Rebekhah WILSON and Chisum WILSON. His short life was also shared by Rose DONNELLY, Peggy SULLIVAN, Julia SULLIVAN and Brian HARVEY. For the extraordinary care and compassion shown to Everette and his family, we will be forever grateful to Dr. Hatim AL- TURKISTANI, Dr. O. DASILVA, Dr. R. NATALE and all the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit nurses (especially Sara, Sandra, Deanna, Marie and Carol). Friends and relatives may call at the Westview Funeral Chapel, 709 Wonderland Road North, on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Pius X Church, 777 Valetta Street, on Wednesday, August 17, 2005 at 2: 00 p.m. Celebrant will be Father Paul WISE of Atlantic City. Interment Oakland Cemetery. Everette's family will be grateful for floral tributes. For those preferring donations, please consider the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit - St Joseph's Health Foundation or the Foundation for Ichthyosis and Related Skin Types, Inc. (F.I.R.S.T.).

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GADDIS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-05-19 published
GADDIS, Mary-Ellen
Peacefully at the Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital on Tuesday, May 17th, 2005 at the age of 75. Beloved wife of Richard. Loving mother of Debbie and her husband John O'SHAUGHNESSY and Darrell. Dear grandma of Jeffrey and Meaghan. Survived by sisters and brothers in Alberta. A Memorial Service will be held in the Chapel of Skinner and Middlebrook Ltd., 128 Lakeshore Rd. E. (1 block west of Hurontario St.), Mississauga (parking off Ann St.) on Saturday, May 21st, 2005 at 3: 00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.

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GADKE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-01-09 published
TULLOCH, Robert W.
At his residence on Thursday, January 6, 2005. Robert W. TULLOCH of Pavey St. Woodstock in his 53rd year. Beloved son of the late Betty and Bill TULLOCH. Dear brother of Jean GADKE and her husband Wayne of Australia and Jock TULLOCH of R.R.#4, Woodstock. Also survived by several aunts, uncles, and cousins. Robert was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Woodstock. Friends may call at the R.D. Longworth Funeral Home, 845 Devonshire Ave., Woodstock (539-0004) Sunday 2-4 p.m. where the complete funeral service will be held in the chapel Monday at 1: 30 p.m. with Reverend David SNIHUR of the Woodstock Community Church officiating. Interment later in Oxford Memorial Park Cemetery. Contributions to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be apppreciated. Online condolences at www.longworthfuneralhome.com

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GADKE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-09-20 published
IRELAND, Jeanne Helen (GADKE)
Of Brussels passed away peacefully and surrounded by her family at her residence on Sunday, September 18th, 2005. Born in Fordwich on June 5th, 1925, Jeanne was in her 81st year. Beloved wife of the late Jim IRELAND. Dear mother of Joyce KING of Listowel and Mary DICKSON/DIXON and her husband Jim of Bluevale. Also loved by her grandchildren Elizabeth and James ROSS. Dear friend to Eluned McNAIR of Brussels. At Jeanne's request there will be no funeral home visitation. A private graveside service will be conducted on Tuesday, September 20th at Brussels Cemetery with Reverend Cathrine CAMPBELL officiating. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to Melville Presbyterian Church. Online condolences may be made at www.schimanskifamilyfuneralhome.com

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GADSBY o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-06-22 published
PIGGOTT, Mary Louise (GADSBY)
Mary Louise (GADSBY) PIGGOTT, age 76, of R.R.#1 Brigden, passed away peacefully with her family by her side at Bluewater Health, C.E.E. Campus, Petrolia on Monday, June 20, 2005. Beloved wife of Ross PIGGOTT for 54 years. Loving mother of Gary (Lori) PIGGOTT and their children Denika and Brigetta; Grant (Dianne) PIGGOTT and their children Joelyn, Kimberly and Julie; Connie (Jeff) CLASSEN and their children Bobbi (Jeff) FOURNIE and their children Kassidy and Robbie FOURNIE, Kristina GARRETT and Dean CONNORS, Nicole CLASSEN, Bryan (Chris) PIGGOTT and their children Steven, Stefany and Scott. Survived by her mother Gertrude GADSBY, sisters Aldene (Ken) SCHNIEDER/SNIDER/SNYDER, of the Yukon, and Nancy GADSBY; sister-in-law Marion PIGGOTT, Rae (Joyce) PIGGOTT, Doug (Pat) PIGGOTT as well as several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her father Watson GADSBY (1977,) sister Phyllis GADSBY (1943,) brother (infant) Charles GADSBY (1948,) in-laws Clarence (1978) and Viola (1976) PIGGOTT, brother-in-law Bev PIGGOTT (2005.)

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GADSBY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-01-14 published
DUNCAN, Raeburn Wellington " Rae" F.C.I.S.
Peacefully with great dignity at his home in Alderwood on Wednesday, January 12, 2005 in his 78th year with his family by his side (longtime member of Rotary Club of Etobicoke and recipient of a Paul Harris Rotary Fellowship Medal). Husband and best friend of Shirley (née NIXON.) Loving father and father-in-law of David and Sue DUNCAN of Ottawa, Deborah of Toronto, Donna and Tom MARTIN of Newton, Ontario, Dianne and Rick LEASK of Etobicoke. Proud and loving Grandpa to 11 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. Will also be sadly missed by his sister and brother-in-law Marjorie and Terry McGINN, and sisters-in-law Win ROSSETER and Violet BAUMANN, and many nieces and nephews who have fond memories of happy farm ventures. Cremation has taken place. Friends will be received at the "Wignall Chapel" of the G.H. Hogle Funeral Homes, 62 Long Branch Ave., Etobicoke on Saturday, January 15, 2005 from 1 p.m. for a Memorial Service of Remembrance in the Chapel at 2: 00 p.m. followed by reception. If desired, a donation to any charity of your choice, especially children's charities would be greatly appreciated. Grateful thanks from Rae's family to Dr. David SWARTZ of Toronto Grace Hospital, Jean GADSBY Victorian Order of Nurses, Brenda COLDWELL (Interlink) and Ruth BEAR for their tender loving care of our dad.

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GADSBY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-13 published
DUNCAN, Raeburn Wellington " Rae" F.C.I.S.
Peacefully with great dignity at his home in Alderwood on Wednesday, January 12, 2005, in his 78th year, with his family by his side (longtime member of Rotary Club of Etobicoke and recipient of a Paul Harris Rotary Fellowship Medal). Husband and best friend of Shirley (née NIXON.) Loving father and father-in-law of David and Sue DUNCAN of Ottawa, Deborah of Toronto, Donna and Tom MARTIN of Newton, Ontario, Dianne and Rick LEASK of Etobicoke. Proud and loving Grandpa to 11 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. Will also be sadly missed by his sister and brother-in-law Marjorie and Terry McGINN, and sisters-in-law Win ROSSETER and Violet BAUMANN, and many nieces and nephews who have fond memories of happy farm ventures. Cremation has taken place. Friends will be received at the "Wignall Chapel" of the G.H. Hogle Funeral Homes, 62 Long Branch Ave., Etobicoke, on Saturday, January 15, 2005 from 1 p.m. for a Memorial Service of Remembrance in the Chapel at 2 p.m. followed by reception. If desired, a donation to any charity of your choice, especially children's charities, would be greatly appreciated. Grateful thanks from Rae's family to Dr. David SWARTZ of Toronto Grace Hospital, Jean GADSBY, Victorian Order of Nurses, Brenda COLDWELL (Interlink) and Ruth BEAR for their tender loving care of our Dad.

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GADSDEN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-06-27 published
Dianne Lee MARTIN
By Ingrid GADSDEN and Linda HOWARD, Monday, June 27, 2005, Page A14
Friend, lawyer, teacher, dog lover. Born March 19, 1945, in Regina, Saskatchewan. Died December 20, 2004, in Toronto, of a heart attack, aged 59.
Since her death, many have written about Dianne's extraordinary legal career, her dedication to the Innocence Project, a program she co-founded at York University, and her love of teaching law all of them outstanding achievements in what was a rich and satisfying life. There were, however, other facets of her life that made her memorable to many who had little familiarity with her professional life. To most of those folks, she was simply "Dianne - Magic and MacLeod's mom."
Magic and MacLeod are Dianne's beloved collies. Almost every morning for more than eight years, she walked them in the off-leash park at Toronto's Cherry Beach. Clad in gloves, boots, parkas and toques in winter, sandals and colourful drapey smocks in summer, Dianne was a familiar, welcoming sight. For the first few years she'd arrive as close to sunrise as possible, hiking through snowdrifts, mud puddles or knee-high grass to stand at the point and watch the sun rise over the Leslie Spit. It was like watching a painting come to life, she'd say.
Dianne never lacked for walking companions at Cherry Beach -- humans or dogs. She drew them to her through her strength of personality and the affectionate, generous spirit she exuded. Pockets jammed with plastic poop-bags and homemade, organic liver treats, she discovered the names of hundreds of dogs long before she knew their owners. For that alone, she earned our admiration, but as the years slipped by, we loved her for so much more. She attracted us, like bees to pollen.
Walking the dirt paths in all kinds of weather, she entertained us with eye-popping stories and opinions on everything from cross-examination techniques to butterfly migration and the science behind DNA. There wasn't a topic she couldn't talk about intelligently. Plot swings on The West Wing (her favourite television show), gardening, herbal remedies, Prairie politics, and the birth of the feminist movement -- Dianne shared her ideas and listened to ours. Conversations were always spirited, passionate and invigorating. Full of life and with a razor-sharp mind, she adored a good argument and a well-phrased retort. Topics segued effortlessly, one into another, often punctuated by rollicking bursts of laughter.
Cherry Beach was her special place, a gift of nature that she treasured. As the seasons changed, there was always something different to see, something new to talk about. Flocks of geese in a "V" formation, or a blustery northwest wind reminded Dianne of her Prairie days. Pale green buds on trees in spring, buttercups and daisies in summer, Monarch butterflies and masses of chicory blossoms and Saint John's Wort in fall -- all these were catalysts for discussions that went on for weeks and morphed into dozens of unrelated, equally fascinating topics. Dianne left us far too soon.
Today, Magic, Dianne's 13-year old tri-colour collie lives with Ingrid. MacLeod, her sable collie sleeps on the sofa at Linda Howard's home. We love and nurture them the same way Dianne did. We walk with them along the same paths we walked with Dianne, but these days the park seems quieter and a little emptier. Dianne had a powerful and unforgettable presence. That's why, in her honour, the Cherry Beach dog owners are donating funds to buy a permanent bench that will overlook the Leslie Spit at the entrance to the Eastern Gap. It was Dianne's favourite viewing point. We'll inscribe it with her name, a token of our affection for a remarkable, generous and inspiring friend who left us with heaps of enduring memories.
Linda and Ingrid are Dianne's Friends.

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GADSDEN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-09-18 published
GADSDEN, Clemence Alice
(Formerly of Toronto, Warkworth and Campbellford) Peacefully, at the Trenton Memorial Hospital, on Friday, September 16, 2005, age 85 years. Clemence, a resident of the Maplewood Nursing Home, Brighton, beloved wife of the late John C. "Jack" GADSDEN. Dear mother of Carol and John SALVINO of Barrie, Arlene and Gary PARKHILL of Woodstock, Janet and Jack AUDENAERT of Castleton, Jaime and Erika GADSDEN of Mallorytown. Sister of Louise CLEMENTS of Thornton, Frank and Helen EMERY of Phoenix, Arizona, Paul and Joan EMERY of Scarborough, and Lillian and Leo KILLORAN of Newmarket. Predeceased by her son Paul GADSDEN and her brother Emile EMERY. Sadly missed by her nine grandchildren and her twelve great-grandchildren. The family will receive Friends at the Walas Funeral Home, 70 Church Street, Warkworth on Monday from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Funeral Mass will be held in St. Jerome's Church, Warkworth on Monday, September 19th at 11: 30 o'clock. Interment St. Jerome's Cemetery Warkworth. As an expression of sympathy, donations to the Alzheimer Society, care of Box 83, Warkworth, Ontario, K0K 3K0, would be appreciated by the family. www.walasfuneralhome. com

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GADSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-01-29 published
MANNING, Robert James
Suddenly at his residence on Thursday, January 27, 2005. Robert James MANNING of Tillsonburg passed away in his 87th year. Mr. MANNING served in World War 2 (1941-45) with the First Special Service Force, known as the “Devil's Brigade”, an 1800 -- member of highly trained Canadian and American soldiers. Robert was the beloved son of the late Frank and Beulah (MANARY) MANNING. Loving husband of Isabella (SMITH) MANNING. Dear father of son James C. MANNING and wife Judy of Port Rowan, a daughter Marie MANNING of Tillsonburg, as well as the late Aubrey Wayne MANNING (1969,) survived by his daughter-in-law Beverly SULTON. Beloved grandfather of Mark TOTH, David and Laurie TOTH, Nicole TOTH, Tracy VEITCH and husband Jamie, Kim GADSON and husband Ken, Jamie MANNING and wife Denise, Heather LEVCHUK and husband Ted. Dear great-grandfather to Kaitland and Jessica VEITCH, Evelyn GADSON, Nakita BUENBRAZO, Aubrey Eric LEVCHUK, and Ainsley TOTH. Dear brother of Frank and Stewart MANNING, Dorthy WILLIAMS (late husband Albert,) and Violet McCLINTOCH and husband Lloyd as well as survived by a brothers-in-law Clayton FARRINGTON, and Floyd SCOTT, and a sister-in-law May MANNING. Predeceased by sisters Margaret COWAN, Isabel FERRINGTON, and Olive SCOTT, a brother Harry MANNING, and a brother-in-law Albert WILLIAMS. Mrs. MANNING and her family will receive Friends at Ostrander's Funeral Home, 43 Bidwell Street, Tillsonburg (842-5221) on Saturday from 7-9 p.m. and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The Royal Canadian Legion, Br. #153, Tillsonburg will conduct service Sunday at 7 p.m. Funeral services will be held in Ostranders Funeral Home Chapel on Monday, January 31, 2005 at 1 p.m. with Rev. Gary SHUTTLEWORTH officiating. Interment in Tillsonburg Cemetery. Memorial donations (payable by cheque) may be made to a charity of one's choice. Personal condolences may be sent to www.ostrandersfuneralhome.com

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GADZALA o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-03-24 published
SWISTARA, Anna
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Anna on Wednesday, March 23, 2005 at Kipling Acres Nursing Home at the age of 92. Anna was active for 60 years in the Polish Alliance Club. Predeceased by her loving husband Bronislaw SWISTARA (1975.) Loving mother of Jane (Ed) GADZALA and John (Virginia.) Cherished babcia of Mary-Anne, Dan (Kathy), David (Jennifer), Glen (Christina), Paul (Kim) and Kathy (Paul) ROPPELL. Pra-babcia to Matthew, Stephen, Danielle, DeAnna, Emily, Claire, Michael, Gabriella, Bethany, Rachael, Thomas and Bradley. A special thanks to Dr. EVANS and the wonderful nursing staff at Kipling Acres for their kindness, compassionate care and support. 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 Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass on Tuesday at 11 a.m. from St. Teresa's Catholic Church (10th Street). Interment will follow at Springcreek Cemetery, Clarkson Road North, Mississauga. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Condolences may be placed at www. RidleyFuneralHome.com

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GADZALA o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-03-26 published
SWISTARA, Anna
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Anna on Wednesday, March 23, 2005 at Kipling Acres Nursing Home at the age of 92. Anna was active for 60 years in the Polish Alliance Club. Predeceased by her loving husband Bronislaw SWISTARA (1975.) Loving mother of Jane (Ed) GADZALA and John (Virginia.) Cherished babcia of Mary-Anne, Dan (Kathy), David (Jennifer), Glen (Christina), Paul (Kim) and Kathy (Paul) ROPPELL. Pra-babcia to Matthew, Stephen, Danielle, DeAnna, Emily, Claire, Michael, Gabriella, Bethany, Rachael, Thomas and Bradley. Sadly missed by her sisters Mary SIEROTA, Rose (Gordon) GRAY/GREY, Kay ELLIS and Evelyn DYLL and all her nieces and nephews. A special thanks to Dr. EVANS and the wonderful nursing staff at Kipling Acres for their kindness, compassionate care and support. 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 Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass on Tuesday at 11 a.m. from St. Teresa's Catholic Church (10th Street). Interment will follow at Springcreek Cemetery, Clarkson Road North, Mississauga. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Condolences may be placed at www. RidleyFuneralHome.com

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