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MEGAFFIN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-11-22 published
MEGAFFIN, Mary Terese
(Long time employee of Imperial Life)
Peacefully on Monday, November 21, 2005, at the St. Joseph's Health Centre. Mary, in her 80th year, dearly loved sister of Diane (Mrs. Peter McGOUGH) of Kitchener, Paul MEGAFFIN (Joan) of Collingwood. Daughter of the late Mercedes and Cecil MEGAFFIN. Kind and generous aunt of Peter McGOUGH Jr. (Heidi), Paul McGOUGH (Shanna,) Diane McCROHAN (Rae,) Susie SHANAHAN (Martin,) Cathy WALKER (John,) and many great-nieces and nephews. Mary will be greatly missed by her family and many Friends. May God welcome her with open arms. The kindness and care given to Mary by the staff of St. Joseph's Health Centre was very much appreciated. Friends will be received at the Lynett Funeral Home, 3299 Dundas St. West (one block east of Runnymede), Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, November 24, at 10 o'clock, from Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 3055 Bloor St. West (just west of Royal York). Interment Mount Hope Cemetery. If desired, donations may be made to "Operation Eyesight Universal", 4 Parkdale Cres. N.W., Calgary, Alberta, T2N 9Z9.

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MEGARO o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-06-16 published
DICICCO, Pasquale " Pat"
Born in Italy in 1944 Pasquale (Pat) DICICCO passed away peacefully surrounded by family at Parkwood Hospital, London on Tuesday, June 14, 2005. Beloved son of Letizia and the late Antonio ( <=>married 2003 ) DICICCO. Loving brother of Sandra (Joe) MEGARO, Mary (Bill) CROCE, Paul (Sheila deceased 2004) DICICCO and Joanne DICICCO. Predeceased by his brother Guiseppe DICICCO. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. Visitors will be received at John T. Dononhue Funeral Home, 362 Waterloo Street, on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass at Saint Mary's Church, 345 Lyle Street, on Friday morning at 10 o'clock. Entombment in Holy Family Mausoleum, St. Peter's Cemetery. Prayers Thursday evening at 8: 15 o'clock. Donations to the Palliative Care Parkwood Hospital, the London Regional Cancer Centre, or Saint Mary's Church Renovation Fund would be appreciated. Many thanks to Parkwood Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre, Victoria Hospital and the cancer clinic for all their care and support.

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MEGARRY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-10-28 published
COLITON, Jean M. (formerly BIRD, née McDONALD)
Passed away peacefully in her 102nd year at Westshore Village, Port Perry, Ontario Daughter of the late Alice T. McDONALD and Senator John A. McDONALD. Predeceased by her husbands Charles BIRD and James COLITON, brothers Jack, Derek and Gordon and sister Greta. She leaves behind her brother Laird. She will be deeply missed by her son John BAIRD, daughter Barbara MEGARRY and son-in-law Roy. Remembered with love by her grandchildren Andrew, Kevin and Lianne MEGARRY and great grandchildren Tanya, Deanna, Gregory, Ryan, Mathew and Carina.
Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia early years in Amhearst, Nova Scotia and early married life in Shediac, New Brunswick. Moved to Toronto in 1939. She kept her sense of humour and style to the end.
Visitation will be held at the Low and Low Funeral Home Uxbridge, 23 Main St. (905) 852-3073 on Friday October 28, 2005 from 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass at the Sacred Heart Parish, 70 Toronto St. N. Uxbridge on Saturday October 29, 2005 at 11 a.m. After service reception will be held at the Megarry residence, 683 Davis Drive, Uxbridge.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that a donation be made to the Red Cross Earthquake Fund.

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MEGARRY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-10-28 published
COLITON, M. Jean (formerly BIRD, née McDONALD)
Passed away peacefully, in her 102nd year, at Westshore Village, Port Perry, Ontario. Daughter of the late Alice T. McDONALD and Senator John A. McDONALD. Predeceased by her husbands Charles BIRD and James COLITON, brothers Jack, Derek and Gordon and sister Greta. She leaves behind her brother Laird. She will be deeply missed by her son John BAIRD, daughter Barbara MEGARRY and son-in-law Roy. Remembered with love by her grandchildren Andrew, Kevin and Lianne Megarry, and great-grandchildren Tanya, Deanna, Gregory, Ryan, Mathew and Carina. Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, early years in Amhearst, Nova Scotia, and early married life in Shediac, New Brunswick. Moved to Toronto in 1939. She kept her sense of humour and style to the end. Visitation will be held at the Low & Low Funeral Home, 23 Main Street, Uxbridge, 905-852-3073, on Friday, October 28, 2005 from 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass at the Sacred Heart Parish, 70 Toronto St. N., Uxbridge, on Saturday, October 29, 2005 at 11 a.m. After service reception will be held at the Megarry residence, 683 Davis Drive, Uxbridge. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that a donation be made to the Red Cross Earthquake Fund.

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MEGENS o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-10-04 published
VAN GRINSVEN, Martina " Tiny" (TIMMERS)
With peace and dignity in the company of her devoted family in the comfort of her home on Sunday, October 2nd, 2005. Tiny (Martina TIMMERS) of Strathroy at the age of 72 passed on to join hands with her soul mate John VAN GRINSVEN. Beloved wife of the late John VAN GRINSVEN. Adoring and dedicated mother of Margaret (Roy) GILL, Mary and Mark LASKEY, Murray and Tammy VAN GRINSVEN, Angela and Arno JANSSEN, Teresa and Ron FISCHTNER. Proud Oma / Grandma to Rodney and Nicole GILL, Geoffrey LASKEY, Jonathon, Matthew and Maddison VAN GRINSVEN, Gary, Tommy, Steven and Tina JANSSEN Ronny and Malyn FISCHTNER. Loving great-grandmother to Riley, Herizon and Lia. Survived by her sisters Gerda MEGENS, Tonny VAN OSCH; brother Rien and Tonny VISSERS and brother-in-law Wim VISSERS of Holland and Ann and John VEREYKEN of Strathroy. Dear sister-in-law to Jean and Joe, Jack, Tony, Mary, Ricky and Eldon, Maria, Peter and Joy, Wilma, Cory and Bonnie. All those who were blessed to have been in Mom's life will be received at the Denning Bros. Funeral Home in Strathroy on Tuesday, October 4th, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 11am on Wednesday, October 5, 2005 at All Saints Roman Catholic Church with Father John SHARP officiating. Interment to follow at All Saints Catholic Cemetery. Donations to the Parkwood Stoke Rehab Unit would be appreciated. A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Tiny.

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MEGENS o@ca.on.middlesex_county.strathroy.age_dispatch 2005-10-04 published
VAN GRINSVEN, Martina " Tiny" (TIMMERS)
With peace and dignity, in the company of her devoted family, in the comfort of her home, on Sunday, October 2, 2005, Tiny (Martina TIMMERS) of Strathroy, at the age of 72 passed on to join hands with her soulmate John VAN GRINSVEN. Beloved wife of the late John VAN GRINSVEN. Adoring and dedicated mother of Margaret (Roy) GILL, Mary and Mark LASKEY, Murray and Tammy VAN GRINSVEN, Angela and Arno JANSSEN, Teresa and Ron FISCHTNER. Proud Oma/Grandma to Rodney and Nicole GILL; Geoffrey LASKEY Jonathon, Matthew, and Maddison VAN GRINSVEN; Gary, Tommy, Steven, and Tina JANSSEN; Ronny and Malyn FISCHTNER. Loving great-grandmother to Riley, Herizon and Lia. Survived by her sisters Gerda MEGENS, Tonny VAN OSCH; brother Rien and Tonny VISSERS, and brother-in-law Wim VISSERS of Holland, and Ann and John VEREYKEN of Strathroy. Dear sister-in-law to Jean and Joe, Jack, Tony, Mary, Ricky, and Eldon, Maria, Peter and Joy, Wilma, Cory and Bonnie. All those who were blessed to have been in Moms life were received at Denning Bros. Funeral Home, in Strathroy on Tuesday, October 4 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, October 5, at All Saints Roman Catholic Church with Father John SHARP officiating. Interment to follow at All Saints Catholic Cemetery. Donations to the Parkwood Stroke Rehab Unit would be appreciated. A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Tiny.

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MEGGELEN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-08-13 published
HENS, Anna Hedwig (née EITELBACH)
(January 2, 1938 to August 10, 2005)
Our loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister left us peacefully at Princess Margaret Hospital. Surrounded by family, after a brave battle with cancer for over five years. Survived and held in loving memory by her husband Karl Heinz, her children Hans Juergen (Michele), Karl Frank, Gabriele Doris (Rene VAN MEGGELEN), her grandchildren Dennis, Fabienne, Ben, Felicity, her brother Rolf EITELBACH with his wife Brigitte and family. We would like to thank Dr. STURGEON and his team, Dr. Alastair and Margaret CUNNINGHAM with "The Healing Journey" staff and group, who lead her through the journey with endless love and support. Anna's family would like to thank everyone who helped and supported them through her illness. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, August 16th at 1: 00 p.m. at the Blessed Sacrament Parish at Cheritan Avenue and Yonge Street, just south of Lawrence Avenue in Toronto. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Healing Journey Program/Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation, Room 10502, 610 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5G 2M9.

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MEGGELEN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-08-13 published
HENS, Anna Hedwig (née EITELBACH)
(January 2, 1938 to August 10, 2005)
Our loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister left us peacefully at Princess Margaret Hospital. Surrounded by family, after a brave battle with cancer for over five years. Survived and held in loving memory by her husband Karl Heinz, her children Hans Juergen (Michele), Karl Frank, Gabriele Doris (Rene VAN MEGGELEN), her grandchildren Dennis, Fabienne, Ben, Felicity, her brother Rolf EITELBACH with his wife Brigitte and family. We would like to thank Dr. STURGEON and his team, Dr. ALASTAIR and Margaret CUNNINGHAM with "The Healing Journey" staff and group, who lead her through the journey with endless love and support. Anna's family would like to thank everyone who helped and supported them through her illness. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, August 16th at 1: 00 p.m. at the Blessed Sacrament Parish at Cheritan Ave. and Yonge Street, just south of Lawrence Ave. in Toronto. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Healing Journey Program/Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation, Room 10502, 610 University Ave., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5G 2M9.

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MEGGINSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-02-10 published
WILSON, Florence Kathleen (MEGGINSON)
Passed away peacefully at her residence on Wednesday, February 9, 2005, in her 97th year. Predeceased by her beloved husband Frederick George WILSON. Fred and Florence moved from their home at 64 Four Oaks Drive, Toronto to Sunrise Assisted Living of Richmond Hill in the spring of 2003. Special thanks to the caring staff at Sunrise. The family will receive Friends at the Humphrey Funeral Home - A.W. Miles Chapel, 1403 Bayview Avenue (south of Eglinton Avenue East), on Friday, February 11th for a service in the chapel at 4 o'clock. There will be no visitation prior to the service. Floral arrangements gratefully declined.

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MEGGINSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-10 published
WILSON, Florence Kathleen (MEGGINSON)
Passed away peacefully at her residence on Wednesday, February 9, 2005, in her 97th year. Predeceased by her beloved husband Frederick George WILSON. Fred and Florence moved from their home at 64 Four Oaks Drive, Toronto to Sunrise Assisted Living of Richmond Hill in the spring of 2003. Special thanks to the caring staff at Sunrise. The family will receive Friends at the Humprey Funeral Home - A.W. Miles Chapel, 1403 Bayview Avenue (south of Eglinton Avenue East), on Friday, February 11th for a service in the chapel at 4 o'clock. There will be no visitation prior to the service. Floral memorials gratefully declined.

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MEGGITT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-11-14 published
MERENICK, Mary (née FIANNACA)
Peacefully at York Central Hospital on Saturday, November 12, 2005. Loving wife of Dan. Dear mother of Collette and her husband Jeff MEGGITT, and David. Daughter of Maria and the late Antonio FIANNACA. Sister of Jane VILLARY, Pauline MARINO, Joe FIANNACA, Pat FIANNACA and the late Annette GYIESY. Will be sadly missed by all of her extended family. Friends may call at the Marshall Funeral Home, 10366 Yonge Street, Richmond Hill (4th traffic light north of Major Mackenzie Drive) on Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be held at Saint Mary Immaculate Catholic Church, 10295 Yonge Street, Richmond Hill on Wednesday at 10 a.m. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation.

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MEGGS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-01-15 published
GAUVIN (Arsenault,) Jean-Guy
Passed away suddenly on Wednesday, January 12, 2005 in Montreal after a short illness at the age of 56. Jean-Guy will be sadly missed by his three children Alexandrine, Karine and Thomas as well as by his ex-wife Anne MEGGS and the Friends and colleagues he touched over the years. A Requiem Eucharist will be held at Christ Church Cathedral in Montreal on Wednesday, January 19 at 10: 30 a.m.

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MEGHNAGI o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-03-21 published
WOLINSKY, Sylvia
Passed away Saturday, March 19, 2005 at the age of 94. Beloved mother of Mira and the late Charles ADLER, Beth WOLINSKY and Roberto MEGHNAGI, and David and Maralyn WOLINSKY. Loving grandmother and Bubbi of Michael, Daniel, Adam and Evelyn ADLER, Andrew, and Joel WOLINSKY. At Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel, 2401 Steeles Avenue West (3 lights west of Dufferin), for service on Monday, March 21, 2005 at 10: 00 a.m. Interment Beth Sholom Synagogue section of Mount Sinai Memorial Park. Shiva at 321 Chaplin Crescent, Apt. 410, parking available on side streets only. If desired, donations may be made to the Jewish National Fund of Canada, 416-638-7200 or the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, 416-598-3375.

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MEGHORY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-15 published
COHEN MEGHORY, Sarah
On Tuesday, December 13, 2005 at York Central Hospital. Sarah COHEN MEGHORY beloved wife of the late Moshe COHEN MEGHORY. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Avi and Jerry BJMOLT, Yehiel and Maria COHEN MEGHORY, Drora and Julius BATORI, Ophra and Donnie STARKMAN, and Danny and Cindy COHEN MEGHORY. Devoted grandmother of Alan and Adrienne, Larry, Ronnie and Lauren, Dale and Michael, David, Naomi, David and Lindsey, Jodi and Jason, Jordan and Tammy, Elana and Jordie, Michael, Matthew, and Julian, great-grandmother of Jordan, Kaleigh, Ari, Yoni, Nehama, Lauren, Adam, Charlie, Jake, Kylie, Logan, Dara, and Jamie. A special thanks to Ida for her loving dedication. At Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel, 2401 Steeles Ave. W. (3 lights west of Dufferin) for service on Thursday, December 15, 2005 at 1: 00 p.m. Interment Beth Tzedec Memorial Park. Shiva 20 Alcaine Court, Thornhill. If desired, donations may be made to The Sarah Cohen Meghory Memorial Fund c/o The Benjamin Foundation, 3429 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario M6A 2C3 416-780-0324.

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MEGLIO o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-08-27 published
GIULIASTILLO, Pasquale and Rosa
Tragically on Wednesday, August 24, 2005 in Kentucky traveling home from Florida. Loving parents to Marianna and Sandro CAMPAGNA, Nicola and Delores STILLO and Carmine and Debbie STILLO. Doting grandparents of Giovanna, Pasquale and Rosa Giulia CAMPAGNA and Rosa GIULIA and Pasquale STILLO. Sadly missed by brothers Clemente BELLO and family, Peter BELLO and family, Domenic STILLO and family and predeceased by Tony BELLO and family and also sadly missed by sisters Sara MEGLIO and family, Caterina STILLO and family and predeceased by Vittoria LUONGO and family. Pasquale and Rosa's memory will live on embraced by many close family and Friends. Friends will be received at Delmoro Funeral Home, 61 Beverly Hills Dr., (1 light south of Wilson Ave., west of Jane St. 416-249-4499) on Sunday, August 28, 2005 from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. and Monday, August 29, 2005 from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, August 30, 2005 from St. Bernard de Clairvaux Roman Catholic Church at 10 a.m. Entombment to follow at Glendale Memorial Gardens. As In Life, They Left This Earth Together

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MEGLIS o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-08-02 published
MEGLIS, Michael
Born in Psili Vrisi, Tripoli, Greece, Michael MEGLIS passed away at London Health Sciences Centre on July 31, 2005. Predeceased by mother, Stamata (2002) and father, Constantinos (1973). He is survived by his loving family, wife Linda, daughter Michele, son Michael and daughter-in-law Carrie and grandchildren Emily and James. Also survived by brothers John, George and Tom and sisters Harriet and Patricia. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held at the Westview Funeral Chapel, 709 Wonderland Road North, on Tuesday from 2: 00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. Prayers will be held in the funeral home on Tuesday at 8: 30 p.m. The funeral service will be conducted at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 131 Southdale Road East, on Wednesday, August 3, 2005 at 11: 00 a.m. with Father Elias DROSSOS officiating. Interment at Woodland Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Michael 's honour.

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MEGNA o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-01-17 published
MADIGAN, Francis " Frank" J.
Died peacefully on January 14th in the presence of his children Anne, Stephen and Mary while Irish music played. Born in Limerick City, Ireland to parents Bridget GUERIN and city alderman Patrick MADIGAN in 1923, he was the 3rd youngest of seven dynamic children. Frank lived his life through a strong faith, a love of his family and community, and a commitment to helping the poor and dispossessed. He was the true Irishman, blessed with a wonderful singing voice, a great sense of humour, a fabulous story teller, and a twinkle in his eye. He loved and adored his wife Theresa QUIN (1925-1992) and is survived by his brother Anthony in Auckland New Zealand, daughter Dr. Anne MADIGAN, her husband Bob MEGNA and their boys Frankie and Sean, his son Dr. Stephen MADIGAN and his daughters Hannah and Tessa, and his daughter Mary MADIGAN, her husband Heward LEE and their daughters Maresa and Mara. The family wish to thank the exceptional care given to our father by the staff at Kensington Gardens Health Centre. Resting at the Paul O'Conner Funeral Home 1939 Lawrence Avenue East (Between Warden and Pharmacy) from 7-9 p.m. Monday and 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral Mass in Corpus Christi Catholic Church (Queen and Lockwood near Woodbine) on Wednesday morning at 10 a.m. Interment Resthaven Memorial Gardens. Flowers gratefully declined. Donations may be made to the St. Vincent de Paul Society.

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MEGNA o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-17 published
MADIGAN, Francis " Frank" J.
Died peacefully, on January 14, 2005, in the presence of his children Anne, Stephen, and Mary, while Irish music played. Born in Limerick City, Ireland, to parents Bridget GUERIN and City Alderman Patrick MADIGAN in 1923, he was the third youngest of seven dynamic children. Frank lived his life through a strong faith, a love of his family and community, and a commitment to helping the poor and dispossessed. He was the true Irishman, blessed with a wonderful singing voice, a great sense of humour, a fabulous story teller, and a twinkle in his eye. He loved and adored his wife Theresa QUIN (1925 - 1992) and is survived by his brother Anthony in Auckland, New Zealand, daughter Dr. Anne MADIGAN, her husband Bob MEGNA and their boys Frankie and Sean his son Dr. Stephen MADIGAN and his daughters Hannah and Tessa and his daughter Mary MADIGAN, her husband Heward LEE and their daughters Maresa and Mara. The family wish to thank the exceptional care given to our father by the staff at Kensington Gardens Health Centre. Resting at the Paul O'Conner Funeral Home, 1939 Lawrence Avenue East (between Warden and Pharmacy), from 7-9 p.m. Monday and 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral Mass in Corpus Christi Catholic Church (Queen and Lockwood, near Woodbine), on Wednesday morning at 10 a.m. Interment Resthaven Memorial Gardens. Flowers gratefully declined. Donations may be made to the St. Vincent de Paul Society.

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MEGO o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-01-12 published
Rosanne O'HEARN
By Nicholas PASHLEY, Wednesday, January 12, 2005 - Page A16
Wit, reader, activist, volunteer, Scrabble shark, backseat driver. Born September 22, 1930, in Peterborough, Ontario Died November 20, 2004, in Toronto, of complications from lung cancer, aged A diagnosis of inoperable cancer casts most people into a funk. Not Rosanne O'HEARN: too much to do. She told her son, "Oh sure, some days when I think about dying I get upset, but I'm too busy to worry about it."
In the end, Rosanne had nearly three years (considerably longer than expected) after that diagnosis -- time to read books, volunteer at the Textile Museum of Canada, see her many Friends, play Scrabble, help get her friend Paula Fletcher elected a city councillor in Toronto.
Time also to plan her memorial service. Nothing startling, perhaps, about her choice of Brahms and Dvorak -- but Cole Porter? Miss Otis Regrets? A standing-room-only gathering nodded and smiled: Rosanne was still getting a rise out of us.
Rosanne died as she lived: surrounded by good books. She had been part of the same book group, with the same members meeting monthly, for nearly 50 years. Logan Pearsall Smith wrote, "People say life's the thing, but I prefer reading." This was not Rosanne's philosophy. Life was indeed the thing, and reading was an excellent way of getting at it. Rosanne loved much about life -- the arts, travel, eating well -- but mostly she loved people. (Which is not to say that she always liked people.) She had many Friendships that lasted for decades, yet she kept finding new Friends wherever she went. On average, her Friendships endured longer than either of her marriages. (She once said, "I had two husbands, but they wouldn't do as they were told. They're both dead.")
When she wasn't with people, Rosanne was at home reading. About people. (Not surprisingly, both her husbands were writers.) Particularly after she retired, her book needs were such that she conducted regular business with four different branches of the Toronto Public Library. When the authorities tried to close down the City Hall branch, Rosanne was a leader in the fight to save it. She won, of course. She usually did. Her charm and wit masked a tough, challenging woman. When she decided to quit drinking, she quit. Then she quit smoking, though not soon enough. Cancer finally beat her, but not by much. It never robbed her of her dignity or her sense of humour. During a spell of chemotherapy she joked that she didn't mind going out in the rain: "I've got a naturally curly wig." Rosanne died painlessly and peacefully, at home in her own bed, in the company of books and family members.
She hated being bored. An account of a dull event might include the mysterious acronym MEGO: My Eyes Glaze Over. She hoped other people would prove as clever and witty as she, but that was asking a lot.
Rosanne had strong views on most subjects, including the best and most interesting -- routes for negotiating the streets of Toronto, as well as the highways and back roads of Ontario. An enthusiastic motorist herself, she was a formidable backseat driver. She often quipped, "I've got my backseat driver's licence," usually forestalling nasty comments from beleaguered taxi drivers.
Rosanne's enthusiasm for people may have influenced her to create five new ones of her own: Anne PASHLEY, Susan, Thad, and Marta McILROY, and Sara O'HEARN. She took great pride in her children, although her approach to motherhood was not always conventional. Largely self-educated, she wanted her children to be well read, articulate, and witty in conversation. She succeeded. They are a disparate group of people, not very like their mother, but just as smart, interesting, and complicated. They are Rosanne's impressive legacy.
Nicholas PASHLEY is Rosanne's son-in-law.

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MEGRAN o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-07-23 published
MEGRAN, John
In loving memory of John MEGRAN. It's been one year since you left the one's you love.
If tears could build a stairway
And memories were a lane,
We would walk right up to heaven
To bring you home again.
No farewell words were spoken.
No time to say good-bye.
You were gone before we knew it,
And only God knows why.
Our hearts still ache in sadness
And secret tears still flow.
What it meant to lose you,
No one will ever know.
Lovingly remembered by wife Lorna, daughter Karen, son-in-law Gil and grandchildren Kayleigh and Brandon.

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MEGRAW o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-10-24 published
WILLIAMSON, Harold " Andy"
At Parkwood Hospital, London on Saturday, October 22nd, 2005 Harold "Andy" WILLIAMSON of London in his 90th year. Beloved husband of Margaret (MEGRAW) WILLIAMSON. Dear father of Bonnie CRITTENDEN and her husband Dale of Dresden, and Robert WILLIAMSON and his wife Janet of London. Also loved by his 3 grandchildren Derek, Philip and Sarah. Friends will be received by the family from 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London. The funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, October 26th, 2005 at Westmount Presbyterian Church, 521 Village Green Avenue (at Wonderland Road) with Reverend Michael STOL officiating. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Westmount Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund, 521 Village Green Avenue, London Ontario, N6K 1G3. (Online condolences accepted at www.amgeorgefh.on.ca)

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MEGYEK o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-06-01 published
MEGYEK, John
At his residence in Toronto on May 10, 2005, in his 79th year. Interment to be held on Wednesday, June 1, 2005 (today) at 11: 30 a.m. at Saint Margaret's Cemetery, 4130 Lawrence Ave. East (Kingston Rd. and Lawrence Ave.) in Toronto.

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MEGYESI o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-08-08 published
HERZOG, William " Bill Joseph," M C.A. (1939-2005)
At the age of 66, after an inspiring and brave battle with a brain tumour, Bill died at Freeport Hospital on Sunday, August 7, 2005. Beloved husband of Patricia (NIX) for over 40 years. Proud and loving father of daughters Wendy and her husband Mike KELLY and Lori and her husband Tom MADDEN. Adoring and adored Papa to Kristin and Liam KELLY and Brynne and Ben MADDEN. Bill is survived by his mother, Claire HERZOG and father-in-law Robert NIX and his wife Ellen. Bill was a loving brother to Shirley (Charlie) DAUB, Karen (Dave) KOWALSKI and Ron HERZOG and his wife Jan. Also survived by sisters-in-law Wendy NIX and Barbara PITCHER and brother-in-law Ken NIX and his wife Cathy. His many nieces, nephews, cousins and surviving aunts and uncles, will lovingly remember Bill. Predeceased by his father Anthony HERZOG and his mother-in-law Helen NIX. Bill had a long and revered career with both Zehrs Markets and Loblaw Companies, retiring from the position of Senior Vice President of Finance with Loblaw Companies East at the end of 2000. Bill's name conveys many things to so many people. He was a proud man who loved his life, his family and his Friends. He valued his community and worked hard to support the causes he was so passionate about. Bill was past President of the KW Racquet Club, Westmount Golf and Country Club and the Kitchener Conestoga Rotary Club, where he was presented with a Paul Harris Fellowship Award. Upon his retirement in 2000, he put his many talents to volunteering in the community and has served on many committees and boards including the Saint Mary's Hospital Foundation, Kids Ability Foundation, President's Choice Children's Charity and the W. Garfield Weston Foundation in Toronto. Bill took advantage of everything that life could offer him. He loved to travel and share his adventures and 'finds' with those close to him. He was an athlete who excelled at every sport he tried and who followed sports with passion and enthusiasm. Bill loved to spend time with his Friends and embraced the opportunity to meet new people. He was an avid supporter of the Stratford Festival and enjoyed relaxing with dear Friends over a wonderful bottle of wine. Bill will be warmly remembered for his clipping and sharing of newspaper and magazine articles. To receive an envelope of clippings from Bill was to know that this incredibly special man was thinking of you. For many, those envelopes will be sadly missed. Visitation will be held at Edward R. Good Funeral Home, 171 King Street South, Waterloo, on Tuesday and Wednesday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The funeral mass to remember and celebrate Bill's life will be held on Thursday, August 11, 2005 at 10: 30 a.m. at St. Louis Roman Catholic Church, 53 Allen Street East, Waterloo, with Reverend Bernie HAYNES, CR, as celebrant. Following cremation, a private family committal will take place at Williamsburg Cemetery, Kitchener. Following the mass, Friends and relatives are invited to Westmount Golf and Country Club for refreshments and an opportunity to visit with the family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Kids Ability Foundation to establish the Bill Herzog Endowment Fund which will help children with special needs. Donations can be arranged through the funeral home. Special thanks to the staff and physicians at Freeport Hospital, to Dr. David MacDONALD and Dr. Joseph MEGYESI and their wonderful teams at London University Hospital and to Dr. Charlie IRWIN of Waterloo. Donations/Condolences/Flowers www.edwardrgood.com 519-745-8445

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