BOOTH o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-03-27 published
LINN, Helen Margaret (née BOOTH)
Peacefully, surrounded by the love of her family, Helen passed away on Friday, March 24, 2006 in her 92nd. Beloved wife of the Late Robert LINN (1974.) Dearly loved mother of Gayle PARKER and Carol PEET and mother-in-law of Drummond PEET. Grandchildren: Alyson, Kristyn, Tyler and Tara will cherish wonderful memories of their "Monnie". Helen will be fondly remembered by many cousins, nieces, nephews and Friends. We know God has called you home but the earth will miss your beautiful soul. Friends may call at the Murphy Funeral Home, Delhi for visitation on Tuesday from 2: 00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held at the Delhi United Church on Wednesday, March 29th at 2: 00 p.m. with Lay Pastoral Minister-in-Training. Cheryl FITCH officiating. Interment in Evergreen Cemetery, Lynedoch. Friends and family are invited to celebrate Helen's Life at the Delhi United Church following the Interment. Donations in Helen's Memory may be made to the Charity of your choice will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.

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BOOTH o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-05-17 published
HAMILTON, Lt. Colonel Melvin John Ehret (R)
At London Health Sciences Centre, Victoria Hospital on Monday, May 15th, 2006, Lt. Colonel Melvin John Ehret HAMILTON (R) of London in his 87th year. Beloved husband of Bessie Irene (AGAR) HAMILTON. Dear father of Judith Irene of Timmins, and Major Beverly Anne of London. Loved by his special granddaughter Julia and chosen granddaughter Emilie. Also loved by many nieces and nephews. Colonel HAMILTON was commissioned as an officer of the Salvation Army by the late General Eva BOOTH on June 8, 1939. He served as a Salvation Army Officer in various appointments throughout Canada until he, with his wife, retired in 1984. Following retirement the Hamiltons resided in London. Friends will be received by the family from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, and 1 hour prior to the service, at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London, where the funeral service will be held in the chapel on Thursday, May 18th at 11 a.m. with Major Gary VENABLES and Major Larry BRIDGER officiating. Private interment at a later date in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, London. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations would be appreciated to the Salvation Army Hillcrest Corps, 310 Vesta Road, London, N5Y 5J1, or the Bethesda Centre (Salvation Army), 54 Riverview Avenue, London, N6J 1A2. On line condolences accepted at www.amgeorgefh.on.ca

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BOOTH o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-05-25 published
WONG, Kenneth Poy
Suddenly, in a motor vehicle accident on Friday, May 19, 2006, Kenneth Poy WONG of London in his 71st year. Beloved husband of the late Lynn WONG of London. Beloved father of Roger WONG of Toronto and Brian WONG of London. Dear brother of Doctor Lei Ching WONG, Alice WONG, Helen LEE and Mary-Lee BOOTH. Predeceased by two sisters Poi Ching Chan and May Ching Louis. Friends will be received at the Logan Funeral Home, 371 Dundas St. (between Waterloo and Colborne St.) on Friday from 6-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held at the Wortley Baptist Church, 250 Commissioners Rd. E. on Saturday, May 27, 2006 at 10 a.m. with Rev. Michael STOL and Rev. Daniel KWONG officiating. Interment Woodland Cemetery. Friends who wish, may make memorial donations to the Canadian Bible Society. Online condolences www.loganfh.ca A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Kenneth WONG.

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BOOTH o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-06-15 published
BOYCE, Evelyn Margaret (née BOOTH)
Passed away at the Marshall Gowland Manor, Sarnia, on Tuesday June 13, 2006. Born in Coburg, Ontario 86 years ago daughter of the late Maurice BOOTH and Margaret QUEBEC. Her husband George BOYCE predeceased in 1981. Surviving are one son Paul and wife Terry of Corunna, one daughter Jill WILSON of Port Stanley, two grandchildren Heather and John BOYCE, one brother Ken BOOTH and wife Valerie of Moncton, New Brunswick, two sisters Helen MARSHALL of Kingston and Jean NESBITT of Ancaster and a sister-in-law Martha BOOTH of Belleville. Predeceased by two brothers Donald and Ross BOOTH and two brothers-in-law Bob Nesbitt and John MARSHALL. Friends are invited to attend a memorial gathering at the Bowman Funeral Home, 4 Victoria Avenue Chatham, (519-352-2390) on Wednesday, June 21, 2006 from 1: 00 until 3:00 p.m. followed by interment of the ashes at Maple Leaf Cemetery, Chatham. Contributions to the Salvation Army would be appreciated. Online condolences may be made at www.bowmanfh.ca

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BOOTH o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-10-09 published
KOVACS, Stephen John
At Tillsonburg District Memorial Hospital on Saturday, October 7, 2006. Stephen John KOVACS of Tillsonburg and formerly Malahide and Bayham Townships in his 79th year. Beloved husband of Mary (BERTLEFF) KOVACS. Loving father of Susan ETHELSTON and husband Doug of Benmiller and Stephanie KOVACS of Tillsonburg. Dear brother of George KOVACS and partner Joan BOOTH, Pearl KATCKO and husband Bill and step-brother of Mary BURWELL and husband Brian, Anne CUMMINGS and husband Brian, Wilma REGO and husband Joe. Also survived by 2 grandchildren Enissa FALCONER and husband Andy and Tasha ETHELSTON and a number of nieces and nephews. Born in Hungary on March 16, 1928 son of the late Steve and Pearl KOVACS and step-son of the late Elizabeth KOVACS. Friends may call at the H.A. Kebbel Funeral Home, Aylmer on Monday 7-9 p.m. where the private family service will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, October 10, 2006 at 11: 00 a.m. Interment, Aylmer Cemetery. Rev. John BOEHMER, officiating. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Diabetes Association would be appreciated. Condolences can be made at kebbelfuneralhome.com

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BOOTH o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-12-21 published
RUTHERFORD, Robert Henry "Bob" (January 23, 1919-December 19, Passed away at Parkwood Hospital surrounded by his loving wife and children. Bob had a strong and loving heart that has survived many medical ups and downs, but his faith always kept him positive and upbeat. Bob spent most of his working life at Beatty Bros. Farm Equipment following in his father's footsteps. His career was interrupted by 4 years overseas in the Canadian Armed Forces. After retirement he developed his creative talents by making furniture and jewellery in his garage workshop until the cold weather moved him to his Florida retreat. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Daphne (CHEELE,) his sister Beryl McINTYRE of Kitchener, his brother-in-law R.D. (Pete) CHEELE of London, his children, Judy (Harry CARDWELL,) Wendy RUTHERFORD- DOBSON, Paul (Dianna), Peter (Beth) and Deborah, his grandchildren Jennifer (John McKINNELL), Greg HUCKLE (Tamara BOOTH), Matthew CARDWELL (Adrienne,) Miranda CARDOSO, Sara AINSLIE, Steven, Adam and Andrew RUTHERFORD and his great-grandchildren Jesse, Justin and Selina CARDOSO, Rhys McKINNELL and Summer CARDWELL. Visitors will be received at John T. Donohue Funeral Home, 362 Waterloo Street, on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 o'clock. Funeral Mass at Holy Family Church, (formerly St. Pius X) 777 Valetta Street, on Friday morning December 22, 2006 at 10 o'clock. Cremation with interment in Saint Peter's Cemetery. Prayers Thursday evening at 7: 30 o'clock. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Vincent de Paul or a charity of your choice.

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BOOTH o@ca.on.simcoe_county.nottawasaga.stayner.stayner_sun 2006-01-18 published
STOREY, Marian (GULLEY)
Passed away peacefully with her family at her side at the Royal Victoria Hospital Barrie on Thursday, January 12, 2006. Marian GULLEY of Elmvale, in her 86th year. Beloved wife of the late Robert STOREY. Dear mother of Judy (Ted) HALL of Wyevale, Nancy (Steve) QUAIFE of Vancouver and Bob (Marie) STOREY of Elmvale. Loved grandmother of Debby, Stephen, Michael, Wesley, Julie, Colleen, Sheila and Robbie. Great grandmother of Robert, Emily, Kory, Shelby, Jeffrey, Sasha, Laura, Emily, Rachel, Jocelyn, Robbie, Anna and Logan. Sister of Myrna BOOTH of Wasaga Beach and the late Velma PERRY, Fred, Lloyd and Kenneth GULLEY. Friends called at the Lynn-Stone Funeral Home, Elmvale from 2-5 p.m. Sunday. Funeral Service was held in the Chapel on Monday, January 16, 2006 at 1: 30 p.m. Cremation with interment at Elmvale Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Elmvale Food Bank, the Friends of Sara Vista, the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Georgian Bay Lung Association would be appreciated.
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BOOTH o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-02-27 published
FORD, Edna Victoria (née BOOTH)
In her 98th year, at her home at Specialty Care Mississauga on Sunday, February 26th. Daughter of Daniel and Victoria BOOTH (predeceased,) sister of Roy BOOTH (predeceased,) and widow of the late Arthur FORD (died 1975.) Edna was the dearly loved mother of Joan and Pat. She was the cherished Grandma of Sally (Stefan DEMBINSKI) and Suzanne (Nathan BALAISIS) and the great-grandmother of Nicole DEMBINSKI and Ryan FINNELL. She will be missed by her sons-in-law Tony RAYMOND and Gary COLLINS, her nieces Lorraine McNEILL and Sheila HAWKS, her nephew Dan BOOTH and her many Friends and relatives in Canada, England, and the U.S.A. The funeral will be held at the Chapel of the R.S. Kane Funeral Home, 6150 Yonge Street (at Goulding, South of Steeles), on Thursday, March 2 at 11 a.m. with an hour visitation prior. Interment to follow the service at Westminster Cemetery, 5830 Bathurst Street (West side, North of Finch Avenue). Mizpah "The Lord watch between me and thee when we are absent one from another." R.S. Kane 416-221-1159

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BOOTH o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-03-03 published
JOHNSON, Jean (formerly GADSBY, BOOTH, née RUTHERFORD)
Passed away peacefully on March 1, 2006 at St. Peter's Hospital, Hamilton, Ontario, in her 87th year. Predeceased by husbands Bernard GADSBY, Stanley BOOTH and John JOHNSON, brother Ian RUTHERFORD and brother-in-law Frederick SCYTHES. Mother of Rosemary KNECHTEL (John) of Ancaster, Ontario and Christopher GADSBY (Cheryl) of Saltspring Island, British Columbia. Survived by sister Margaret SCYTHES of Hamilton, brother Douglas RUTHERFORD (Doreen) of Markham, sister-in-law Connie RUTHERFORD of Devon, England, grand_sons Andrew, Sean and Colin, as well as many nieces and nephews in Canada and the United Kingdom Jean was a longtime resident of St. Elizabeth's Village until she moved to a retirement residence setting. The family wishes to thank the Mohawk College students and facility who care for Jean throughout her illness. The family also greatly appreciates the care received from the staff at The Meadowlands and Blackadar Retirement Residences, as well the care and compassion provided by the wonderful nurses, doctors, staff at the Hamilton Health Sciences and St. Peter's Hospital, 3 East. Cremation has taken place, with interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto. A Memorial Service will be held at Ryerson United Church, 265 Wilson Street East, Ancaster on Saturday, March 11, 2006 at 1 p.m. Those wishing, may donate in Jean's memory to the Canadian Cancer Society or St. Peter's Hospital Foundation, 88 Maplewood Avenue, Hamilton, Ontario L8M 1W9. Arrangements entrusted to Dodsworth and Brown, Ancaster Chapel (905-648-3852).

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BOOTH o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-03-04 published
RONSON, Dorothy Ruth (née SUTCLIFFE)
Passed away peacefully on March 1st, 2006 surrounded by her family. Beloved wife of the late James K. RONSON, mother of Janet GRAYDON, grandmother of Kim CHISHOLM (Ted) and Colin GRAYDON (Anne) and special G.G. to Eirinn, Clara and Jake CHISHOLM. Sister of the late Bob SUTCLIFFE (Toppy) and sister-in-law to the late Herbert RONSON (Marian). Aunt to Julie BOOTH, Mark SUTCLIFFE, Peter RONSON and Lisa BELLA. Special thanks to the caring staff of St. Michael's Hospital. At Ruth's request, a private family service has been held. Burial at Saint Mary's Church in Walkerville, Ontario to follow at a later date. If desired, donations in Ruth's memory may be made to Saint Simon-the-Apostle Church, 525 Bloor St. East, Toronto, Ontario M4W 1J1, 416-923-8714. stsimon@ca.on.aibn.com

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BOOTH o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-03-22 published
WIEDER, Myroslawa " Vera" (née BABENKO)
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Vera on Tuesday, March 21, 2006, at the age of 53, after a courageous battle with cancer. Beloved wife and best friend of Julian. Loving and devoted Mother of David and his wife Anna Maria, Natalie and Christina and her partner Kyle BOOTH. Cherished Grandmother of Robert and Jonathan. Beloved daughter of Leonid and Marya BABENKO and dear daughter-in-law of Joan WIEDER. Vera will be sadly missed by her brother, sister-in-laws, brother-in-laws, nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles, and many special Friends. Friends and family may visit at The Simple Alternative Funeral Centre, 1057 Brock Road, Pickering (south of 401) 905-686-5589 from 2-4 and 6: 30-9 p.m. Friday, March 24th, 2006. Funeral Service to celebrate Vera's life will be held in the chapel on Saturday, March 25th at 11 a.m. with burial to follow at Pine Ridge Cemetery. Panachyda on Friday at 7 p.m.

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BOOTH o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-03-24 published
BRETT, Slade Egerton (1920-2006)
The family announces with sadness that Slade Egerton BRETT died peacefully in his sleep on March 16th at Grace Hospital in Toronto at the age of 85 years. With his loving wife Sonia ZAHARA at his side, Slade slipped away after suffering for several months from cancer, an illness he dealt with in his graceful and dignified way. Slade was predeceased by his parents Dorothy and Ronald BRETT and his brother William. He is survived by his sister and brother-in-law Rosina and Jeremy BOOTH of Fakenham, England and his brothers-in-law, Ted ZAHARA (Deborra LEM) of Collingwood, Ontario and Donald ZAHARA of China. He was the proud and loving uncle of Owen ZAHARA, Suzanne PRATLEY and Leslie ZAHARA, and caring godfather of Nicola BRADBURY and Jessica CAMPBELL. Born in Duncan, British Columbia on July 21st, 1920, as a young boy Slade moved to England. In 1937 he enrolled in the University of London and entered the University Officer Cadet Corps, from which he joined the Queens Own Regiment in 1940 and was later commissioned into the Middlesex Regiment. During World War 2 Slade served in England until 1943 and in North Africa, Italy, and Greece until 1946, attaining the rank of Captain. Upon his return to the United Kingdom he enrolled in Imperial College. Slade returned to Canada in 1955 where he later graduated in Geological Studies from Queen's University in Kingston and University of Toronto, Ontario. For many years Slade worked in the geological field throughout Canada. He eventually became a high school teacher with the North York Board of Education as the head of Chemistry at C.W. Jefferys S.S. Slade was a sensitive lover of nature and the environment, of music and books, and especially of travel. He and Sonia enjoyed many wonderful trips and adventures together and he was busy planning another to Turkey when he became ill. His colleagues and students will remember him as a gifted teacher, a conscientious administrator and a superb mentor. Slade's many Friends will remember with affection and admiration his wide-ranging interests, his genuine concern for others, his gentlemanly nature and his indomitable spirit. His spirit soars with the eagles. A memorial to celebrate his life will be held at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, donations to World Vision of Canada or to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

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BOOTH o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-06-26 published
GIRVAN, Joyce
Passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 25, 2006 at Central Park Lodge-Spadina in her 87th year. Dearly loved wife of the late John GIRVAN. Loving mother of Gary (Sue McKENZIE,) Paul, Wendy, Julie and grandmother of Sam GIRVAN. Dear sister of Barbara FLETCHER (Fred) and Vern BOOTH (Hope,) sister-in-law of Frances WYNNE. The family would like to thank the wonderful nurses and caregivers at Central Park Lodge-Spadina for their care and attention. A private memorial service for family and Friends will be held at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, June 28 at Lawrence Park Community Church, 2180 Bayview Avenue. In lieu of flowers, donations to a charity of your choice would be appreciated.

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BOOTH o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-09-20 published
MASSIE, James Cardno "J.C."
Conceived in Scotland, and born in Toronto; attended Sunfish Young Men's Christian Association Camp, Innisfil, 1936 to 1941 where he met the love of his life Miss Vera SIVELL. Attended Danforth Technical School completing grade 13 early to enter the Royal Canadian Air Force. Served in the Royal Air Force 1942 to 1945, stationed at Gravely, England, where he flew 49 missions over enemy territory, in the Canadian built Mosquito. His wartime valour was recognized by Governor General Vincent Massey in the awarding of the Distinguished Flying Cross. Jim proudly married Vera on October 23rd, 1946. Jim's entrepreneurialism began in 1946 with the creation of C and M Lighting which he sold in 1949 to begin his career with General Motors and the automotive industry which lasted to his death. Jim purchased Georgian Pontiac Buick in Barrie with his family on September 22nd, 1981. Jim dedicated many volunteer hours within the community most recently as Honorary Chairman Salvation Army Red Shield Appeal. For the last 10 years of his life, J.C. was an integral part of the Barrie Colts Hockey Team, showing tireless involvement as the Managing Director and #1 Fan of the team and players. Passed away after a brief but courageous battle following complications from surgery at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Barrie, on Tuesday, September 19th, 2006. Jim MASSIE, in his 83rd year, of Barrie. Cherished husband for 60 years of Vera. Loving and supportive father of Marilynn BOOTH of Toronto, and Jamie MASSIE and his wife Wendy of Barrie. Proud and involved 'Pop' of Kristen ROBINSON and her husband Ben, Doctor Kylie BOOTH, Robbie BOOTH, Andrew, Jamie, Jeffrey, and Alex MASSIE, and first great-grand_son Carter ROBINSON. Younger brother to Adeline, Mary, and Margaret. Jim will be remembered by his many nieces, nephews, family and Friends. The Massie Family would like to extend a special thank you to the medical and nursing staff at the Royal Victoria Hospital. Funeral service will be held at Collier Street United Church, Barrie, on Friday, September 22nd, 2006, at 10: 30 a.m. Cremation. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Georgian College Foundation, J.C. Massie Automotive Bursary Award. Condolences may be forwarded through www.steckleygooderham.com. Arrangements entrusted to Steckley-Gooderham Funeral Homes, 30 Worsley Street, Barrie.

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BOOTH o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-10-04 published
ROSS, Mary Beatrice Graham (formerly BILLINGS)
Peacefully, in the company of her children, at the General Campus of the Ottawa Hospital on October 2, 2006 in her 88th year, after a lengthy illness following surgery in 2004. Mary was born in Kingston, Ontario, to Doctor Stanley and Beatrice GRAHAM and continued the family tradition of attending Queen's University. She was blessed in her marriages, first to Lt. Col. George Michael (Jim) BILLINGS who passed away in 1966, and then to Col. Richard (Dick) ROSS, who also predeceased her. She is survived by her devoted children, Rosemary, Jane (Ronald THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON) and Michael BILLINGS (Karen PHILLIPS,) her stepson Ken ROSS (Eileen,) stepdaughter Wendy EVES (Frank) and her sister, Barbara MUNRO. Her brother, Dr. Eric GRAHAM, predeceased her. She doted on her grandchildren, Robin BRENT (John), Alison BOOTH, Alexandra and Graham BILLINGS and Erin and Ian ROSS. Persuaded by her husband, Mary reluctantly became a high school teacher in 1961, teaching in Almonte, Germany, Sir Wilfrid Laurier in Ottawa and, lastly, Lisgar Collegiate, where she was an awesome Math teacher until she retired in 1978. She was the adored backbone of our family and will be deeply missed. A celebration of Mary's life will be held at St. Bartholomew's Anglican Church, 125 MacKay Street, Ottawa, at 1: 00 p.m. on Friday, October 6th. Interment at Cataraqui Cemetery, Kingston, at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair and McGarry. No visitation. In lieu of flowers, donations to Interval House of Ottawa-Carleton, 55 Eccles Street, Ottawa, K1R 6S3 or St. Bartholomew's Church would be appreciated.

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BOOTH o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-12-13 published
BOOTH, Professor Evelyn Margaret, Doctor of Philosophical Science
Passed to eternal rest at Dufferin Oaks Nursing Home, Shelburne on Sunday, December 10, 2006; Margaret BLAKEY in her 81st year. Loving and loved mother of Christopher Paul of California; grandmother of Justin and Jesse; sister of John BLAKEY and Dorothy BLAKEY of England; predeceased by her sister Barbara CAPEL. Friend and Poet. Margaret will be missed by many. "Angels guard you in your Repose". A Celebration of life will be held in the Chapel at the Dods and McNair Funeral Home and Chapel, 21 First Street, Orangeville (519-941-1392) on Friday, December 15th, 2006 at 2: 00 p.m. The family will receive Friends 1 hour prior to service time. (Condolences may be offered to the family at www.dodsandmcnair.com)

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BOOTH o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-14 published
ROLFE, Allan
Suddenly in Toronto on Saturday, January 7, 2006 at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, at the age of 70. Dearly loved husband of Linda WIER for 23 years. Cherished father of Cindie (Rob CHRISTIANSON,) Kim (Brian JOHNSTON), Rob (Tracey), and Holly (Todd COSTELLO). Predeceased by his parents William and Isabelle ROLFE. Dear brother of Pearl (BOOTH,) Ada (MAHER,) June (deceased,) Bobby, Gordie, Roy, and Bill. He will be sadly missed by his grandchildren Lenny, Melanie, Craig, Robin, Daniel, Sarah, Paul, Brooke, Megan and 7 great-grandchildren. Dearly missed by friend Brian WRIGHT. Cremation has taken place. A celebration of Allan's life is to be announced. Allan was a kind, gentle, adventurous man who had a genuine love of life and people. He will be sadly missed by all.

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BOOTH o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-28 published
BOOTH, Mary Margaret Wilma
On Thursday, January 26, 2006, in her 78th year. Wilma is survived by her husband Donald BOOTH, her niece Marianne LEE, London, Ontario, and nephew Gerry LEE (Monique,) Mississauga, Ontario. Predeceased by her brother Howard LEE (Kay.) At Wilma's request, all arrangements are private. A Memorial Service will be held in the spring. Those wishing, may make donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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BOOTH o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-02-01 published
ALLISON, Gerda Elizabeth (née FREMMING) M.D., B.Sc. (Med,) (F.R.C.P.C)
Passed away peacefully in Toronto on Sunday, January 29th, 2006 with her family members by her bedside. Dr. ALLISON was born September 17, 1913 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, the eldest daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Charles C.S. FREMMING. She was educated in Winnipeg at Saint Mary's Academy and then graduated from the University of Manitoba with an M.D. degree, class of 1937. At graduation, she won three medals: the University of Manitoba Gold Medal, the Gold Medal in Surgery, and the Manitoba Medical Association Gold Medal for the highest standing in the course. In 1957, she was certified in Psychiatry becoming Manitoba's first woman psychiatrist and later the first woman President of the Manitoba Psychiatric Association. She was predeceased by her beloved husband, Dr. Frederick Gerard ALLISON in 1989 along with whom she was an Associate Professor in the Faculties of Medicine and Psychiatry respectively at the University of Manitoba Health Sciences Centre. She was predeceased also by her brother Charles FREMMING in 1984 and by her sister Mrs. Austin DOUGLAS/DOUGLASS (Jean) of Ottawa, Ontario in 2005. Dr. ALLISON is survived by her beloved children, Dr. Richard Gerard ALLISON and his wife Robin of Fairview, Texas and his children Richard Gerard of California and Caroline ALLISON and her partner Dr. Dan ENGFER of Arlington, Virginia, daughter Rosemary and her husband Lyle W. NORRIE and their children Jennifer Allison BOOTH and her husband Patrick of London, England and John Gerard of Toronto, Ontario and daughter Lorraine C. ELLIS and her children Barbara and Pamela of Calgary, Alberta and four great-grandchildren, Hunter Gerard, Ella Anne and Eric Lewin ALLISON of California and Katherine Elizabeth Allison BOOTH of London, England. Left to mourn also are her sisters Mrs. Brooks RUSSELL (Ellen) of Seattle, Washington and sister-in-law Agathe FREMMING of Burnaby, British Columbia, family members in Denmark, several cousins, nieces, nephews and devoted Friends. Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, February 4 at 11: 00 a.m. at the Rosar-Morrison Funeral Home and Chapel, 467 Sherbourne Street, Toronto, Ontario, M4X 1K5. A private interment will be arranged at a later date in the family plot, Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens, Winnipeg, Manitoba. Flowers are gratefully declined. If desired, donations may be made to The National Ballet of Canada, 470 Queens Quay West, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 3K4; the Danish Lutheran Church, 72 Finch Avenue West, Toronto, Ontario, M2N 2H4; or any favourite charity.

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BOOTH o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-02-10 published
CAMUSO, Paul
Passed suddenly on February 7, 2006 at his Goderich residence. Beloved son of the late Salvatore and Claire CAMUSO. Loving brother of Gayle HOGG (Steve,) Toni BOOTH (Danny,) and Joe CAMUSO. Dear uncle of Derek and Amanda HOGG, and Samantha BOOTH. Friends will be received at the Lynett Funeral Home, 3299 Dundas St. West (one block east of Runnymede Rd.) on Saturday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Funeral Service to be held on Sunday, February 12, 2006 at 1: 00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. Cremation to follow.

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BOOTH o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-02-27 published
FORD, Edna Victoria (née BOOTH)
In her 98th year, at her home at Specialty Care Mississauga on Sunday, February 26th, 2006. Daughter of Daniel and Victoria BOOTH (predeceased,) sister of Roy BOOTH (predeceased,) and widow of the late Arthur FORD (died 1975.) Edna was the dearly loved mother of Joan and Pat. She was the cherished grandma of Sally (Stefan DEMBINSKI) and Suzanne (Nathan BALAISIS) and the great-grandmother of Nicole DEMBINSKI and Ryan FINNELL. She will be missed by her sons-in-law Tony RAYMOND and Gary COLLINS, her nieces Lorraine McNEILL and Sheila HAWKS, her nephew Dan BOOTH and her many Friends and relatives in Canada, England, and the U.S.A. The funeral will be held at the Chapel of the R.S. Kane Funeral Home, 6150 Yonge Street (at Goulding, South of Steeles). Please contact the Funeral Home for the service date and time. Interment to follow the service at Westminster Cemetery, 5830 Bathurst Street (west side, north of Finch Avenue). "The Lord watch between me and thee when we are absent one from another"

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BOOTH o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-10 published
FINCH, Leah G. (née BOOTH)
Passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 8, 2006 at age 93. Predeceased by her husband Lawrence M. FINCH (1963.) Predeceased by her parents James and Lila BOOTH. Step-mother of Bob and wife Elaine FINCH, Laurie and husband Joe KEARNS, Dorothy DECHEVERRY (deceased,) and Mary KEARNS (deceased.) Grandmother of 10, and great-grandmother of 19. Funeral service will be held at the Turner and Porter Yorke Chapel, 2357 Bloor St. W., at Windermere, east of the Jane subway, on Wednesday, April 12, 2006 at 1 p.m. with visitation at 12 noon. Interment Park Lawn Cemetery. For those who wish, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or to the Canadian Diabetes Association.

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BOOTH o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-21 published
GILLESPIE, Marian (née BOOTH)
On April 19, 2006, in Scarborough, surrounded by her loving family, Olive Marian GILLESPIE, daughter of the late John BOOTH and the late Olive WARDLE. Beloved wife of the late Ross Raymond GILLESPIE. Sister of the late Edith Margaret (Peg) OSWALD, and sister of Dawne DICKINSON. Cherished mother of Michael (Christine) and Peter (Jenny). Admired and devoted grandmother of David and Raymond. Lovingly remembered by nephews and nieces, Gregory, Christopher, Janice, Julian, and Lesley. Marian's great sense of style, adventure, and compassion will be missed by all those whose lives she touched. Special thanks to the staff at Houses of Providence and Scarborough Retirement Centre. Visitation will take place from 2: 00 p.m. to 4: 00 p.m. Sunday, April 23rd at McDougall and Brown Funeral Home, 2900 Kingston Road, Toronto (Scarborough), Ontario. Funeral Service on Monday, April 24th at 11: 00 a.m. at St. Boniface Parish Church, Markham Road (just north of Kingston Road). Donations to Redwings Horse Sanctuary (Hapton, Norwich, NR15 1SP, United Kingdom) or to the Toronto Humane Society (11 River Street, Toronto, Ontario M5A 4C2) or to a charity of your choice would be appreciated.

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BOOTH o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-26 published
OGDEN, John Archibald
Peacefully, on April 25, 2006 at Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital. Dearly loved husband of Una (BOOTH,) and brother of Bob OGDEN (Greta). Devoted father of Gail UPTON (Dennis KOCZKA) of Toronto, and Carol LLOYD (Eric) of Orillia. Beloved grandfather of Christina UPTON (Stephen TASSIE) of Toronto, Rebecca HEARNS (James) of Mississauga, Joshua WOLKOWSKI and Sarah LLOYD of Orillia. The late Mr. John OGDEN will rest at the Mundell Funeral Home, 79 West St. N., Orillia, from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday and 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday. Funeral Service in the Chapel on Friday morning, April 28th at 11 a.m. Interment St. Andrew's-Saint_James' Cemetery, Orillia. World War 2 British Merchant Navy Radio Operator, and employee of the British Marconi Company. Former proprietor of Budget Rent-a-Car Orillia and Barrie, and owner of Quilter's Woodwork. The family would like to acknowledge the support of Doctor PALLOPSON, Drs. LAM, POULOPOULOS and SRIHARSHA, the staff of Main and E2 Dialysis, and the nurses on Harvie IV and Soldiers I. We would also like to thank Diane RUYTER for all her help and support over the years. We strongly urge everyone to sign their organ donor cards in John's memory. Donations may be made to the Trillium Gift of Life Network. Messages of condolence are welcomed at www.mundellfuneralhome.com

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BOOTHBY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-04 published
LEIGHTON, Elmer Joseph
Passed away peacefully at home on January 3, 2006 in his 84th year. Survived by Beverley. Cherished father to Mark (Barry) and Lisa BOOTHBY (John.) Loving "grandpa" to Landon, Miller and Briar. Predeceased by his wife Shirley in 1983. Elmer was a loving brother to George, Allan and Gordon and predeceased by Ken, Mac, Doug, Bob, Marshall, Nora, Bessie, Marjorie and Mary. Elmer proudly served in The Royal Canadian Navy in World War 2. In 1958 he founded the L. and M. Lumber Co. Ltd., which he operated for over 30 years. In his spare time he enjoyed bowling, golfing and his cottage in Haliburton. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter Butler Chapel, 4933 Dundas St. W. (between Islington and Kipling Aves.) on Thursday from 3-5 and 6-8 p.m. Funeral Service to take place in the Chapel on Friday, January 6, 2006 at 1 p.m. Interment Glendale Memorial Gardens. If desired, remembrances may be made to Etobicoke Services for Seniors.

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BOOTHBY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-07 published
GOODFELLOW, Mabel " Toots" (née MILLER)
Peacefully passed away on Friday, January 6th, 2006 at the age of 88. Predeceased by her loving husband Frederick. Dear mother of Peter (Marcie,) Gloria (David) BOOTHBY and Raymond (Deborah.) Proud grandmother of 6 and great-grandmother of 7. Mabel will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by many family and Friends. Friends will be received at The Simple Alternative Funeral Centre - Mississauga (1535 South Gateway at Dixie Road, 905-602-1580) on Sunday, January 8th, 2006 from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held on Monday, January 9th, 2006 at 1 p.m. Private family interment. Donations to the Hospital for Sick Children or St. Joseph's Health Centre - Dialysis would be appreciated by the family. Visit www.etouch.ca

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BOOTHBY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-12 published
BOOTHBY, Donald Herbert
Peacefully at Huntsville District Memorial Hospital on Sunday, April 9, 2006. Don BOOTHBY of Port Ideal, Lake of Bays, in his 82nd year. Beloved husband of Lillian. Dear father of Ron and his wife Christine of Ottawa, Ontario. Loving grandfather of Jillian. Dear brother of Rhodes and his wife Isabelle, and Helen CROSSON. Brother-in-law of Marion BOOTHBY. Predeceased by brothers Dalton, Ralph and Ross. He will be missed by many nieces and nephews. Resting at the Billingsley Funeral Home, 430 Ravenscliffe Road, Huntsville from 7-9 p.m. on Thursday. Funeral service will be held in the chapel Friday, April 14, 2006 at 1: 00 p.m. Interment at the Saint_James Anglican Cemetery in Port Cunnington. Donations to the Huntsville Hospital Foundation or the Diabetes Centre of the Huntsville Hospital would be appreciated by the family. www.billingsleyfuneralhome.com

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BOOTHROYD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-02-27 published
CORDY, " Peg" Margaret Anne (née CLEGG)
Age 79, unexpectedly passed away, in her home, early Sunday morning, February 26, 2006, with her loving and devoted husband Reg by her side. Peg is survived by her husband, their 6 children and spouses: James and Nancy CORDY, Christine and John BOOTHROYD, Jonathon CORDY, Mark CORDY and Christine CAMPNEY, Mathew CORDY and Tammy BOONE, and Brent and Linda CORDY, and their 17 grandchildren: Brendan, Siobhan, Allison, Courtney, Margaret, Jake, Christopher, Alexander, Kieran, Kyle, Mathew, Codi, Amber, Colin, Amanda, Meaghan, and Jordan. Peg will be sorely missed by her family and Friends. Peg was active within the Thistletown Seniors Club both as a member and a volunteer. As Peg was also a dedicated volunteer for the Heart and Stroke Foundation, we ask that donations, in lieu of flowers, be made in her honour. Family and Friends may call at Ward Funeral Home, 2035 Weston Road (north of Lawrence Ave.), Weston, on Tuesday and Wednesday. Funeral Service will be held Thursday afternoon in the funeral home Chapel. Times to be confirmed.

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BOOTLE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-21 published
BOOTLE, Rita May (SMITH)
Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 19th, 2006 at the Trillium Manor. Rita May (SMITH) BOOTLE in her 86th year was the beloved wife of John S. BOOTLE. She was the loving and devoted mother of Christopher BOOTLE and his wife Janice, Caroline CLARKE and her husband Kent and Rhonda NEWELL. She was predeceased by her loving daughter Jacqueline. She was the dear Nanny to Marita, Christina and Danielle CLARKE, Christopher, Alicia, John and Curtis NEWELL. She is survived by her sister Ruth MAHONEY, her brothers Alan SMITH and James SMITH. Friends and relatives may call at the Mundell Funeral Home, 79 West St. N., Orillia from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday. Then to the Church of the Guardian Angels, 115 West St. N., Orillia for Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday afternoon April 22nd at 12: 30 p.m. Interment Saint Michael's Cemetery, Orillia. If desired, memorial donations to the Trillium Manor Bus Fund would be gratefully appreciated. Messages of condolence are welcomed at www.mundellfuneralhome.com

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BOOTS o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-04-19 published
FEATHERSTON, Kenneth F.
With his family by his side, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 17, 2006, at Victoria Hospital in his 72nd year. Beloved husband and best friend of Lois FEATHERSTON (née BURROWS) for 51 years. Loving father of Carol (Rick McKAY) Nagle, Kenneth Jr. FEATHERSTON, Wendy (Don) MacGOUGAN and David FEATHERSTON. Cherished grandfather of eight grandchildren and one great-grand_son. Dear brother of Marg (Bill) BOOTS, Helen (Stan) HOLDER, Wallace (Val) FEATHERSTON, Lynda (Dennis) JANES and the late Don and Ralph FEATHERSTON. The family will receive Friends and relatives at Forest Lawn Memorial Chapel, 1997 Dundas Street East (at Wavell), London, for visitation on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be on Thursday, April 20, 2006 at 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be gratefully appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to Memorial Funeral Home 452-3770.

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BOOY o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-05-16 published
ALBLAS, " Gertie" Geertje
Peacefully at her residence on Sunday, May 14, 2006. "Gertie" Geertje ALBLAS of R.R.#1 Springfield in her 76th year. Beloved wife of the late Gordon C. ALBLAS (2005.) Dear mother of Margareth RICHARDS of Lambeth, Carol LEONHARDT and husband Roger of Brodhagen, Nancy BOOY and husband Len of Aylmer and Gordon J.W. ALBLAS of Charlotte, Michigan. Loving Oma of James, Jeffrey and Jasen RICHARDS, Michael, Daniel and Christopher LEONHARDT, Brad and Kyle BOOY. Sister of Dirke "Dick", Elizabeth, Dirkje "Dit", Giysbertha "Gys", Cornelia "Corrie", Karl, Joannes "John", Maria "Rie" and Gijsbertus "Gyp". Also survived by a number of nieces and nephews. Predeceased by a son-in-law Glen. Born in the Netherlands on June 19, 1930. Cremation has taken place. A public memorial service will be held at H.A. Kebbel Funeral Home on Wednesday May 17, 2006 at 1: 00 p.m. Interment of ashes will follow at the Aylmer Cemetery. Rev. Janess BINNS- LANDELL, officiating. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated. Visitation on Tuesday 7-9 p.m. Condolences at www.kebbelfuneralhome.com

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