CLAUS o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-06-16 published
JACOBS, Calvin Norman
A resident of Moraviantown, passed away suddenly at his home on June 14, 2006 at the age of 58. Beloved Husband of the late Veron (YUHAS) JACOBS (2002) Loving brother of Lois and Kenneth CLAUS, Rosemary WILLIAMS (the late Charles,) and H. Maynard JACOBS (the late Georgia). Sadly missed by nieces and nephews, Suzanne, Sondra, Judith, M. Keith, Ruth, Rachel, Noreen, Jeanine, Clinton, Carson, Cameron, Jennifer, Alisha, Sarah, Tie, Oscar, Deidra, Augustina, Laura, Lauren, Isiah, Georgia, Bethany, Makeleigh, and Iakohentiio. The JACOBS family received Friends at the Badder and Robinson Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 211 Elm Street, Bothwell, on Thursday evening from 7: 00-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held in the chapel on Friday June 16th 2006 at 11: 00 a.m., with Rev. Pierce RUSSELL officiating. Interment Moraviantown Cemetery. Donations may be made at the funeral home by cheque to the Diabetes Association. Online condolences and donations may be left at our website www.badderfuneralhome.com. "A tree will be planted in memory of Calvin JACOBS in the Badder and Robinson Memorial Forest in Mosa Twp."

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CLAUSEN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-28 published
CLAUSEN, Paul Kane
At Collingwood Nursing Home on Monday, April 24th, 2006. Paul CLAUSEN of Collingwood, formerly of Tottenham, in his 90th year, beloved husband of Joyce ELLISON. Loving father of Dane (Carol) of Fort Erie and Paulette RUTTE of Feversham. Dear Poppa to Dane's children Dana (Rob BEECH), Gordon (Valerie) and Jessica (Russell), and respected step-grandad to Dane and Carol's children Scott (Darlene) WRIGHT and their daughter Chloe, and Todd WRIGHT, and Paulette's children, the Ruttes, Martin (Paula), Stephnie (Brandon), Christopher, and Nicholas (Tanya). Great-Grand Poppa to five, Ty, Taryn, and Tate BEECH and Madelon and Fletcher Rutte GILLIES. Loved brother to Lillian WRIGHT and uncle to Warren (Pat) WAKEFIELD and brother to deceased June and her daughter Janet. Respecting Paul's wishes, cremation has taken place and a private family service will be held in Mt. Tegart Cemetery, Tottenham, at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to Rod Abrams Funeral Home, 1666 Tottenham Road, Tottenham, 905-936-3477. Donations in Paul's memory to the Alzheimer Society or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be appreciated by the family.

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CLAUSIUS o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-11-01 published
HEYWOOD, Laverne R.
Suddenly, at his late residence on Tuesday, October 31, 2006 Laverne R. HEYWOOD of Exeter in his 86th year. Beloved husband of Beatrice (GERBER) HEYWOOD. Dear father of Ron and Lorraine HEYWOOD and Donna REGIER all of Exeter, Gary and Louise HEYWOOD of Granton, Shirley and Ken SIMPSON of Lucan, Don and Joan HEYWOOD of Exeter, Doug and Joanne HEYWOOD of Hamilton, Bob and Martha HEYWOOD and Dan HEYWOOD all of Exeter and Murray HEYWOOD of Oshawa. Dear grandfather of 29 grandchildren and 31 great-grandchildren. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Eldon HEYWOOD of Exeter, Jack HEYWOOD of London, Bev and Diane HEYWOOD of Windsor, Ilene POTTHOFF and Irene CLAUSIUS both of Exeter and Orland and Marcella GERBER of Baden. Predeceased by daughter Judy Gregoire (2005), son-in-law Lloyd REGIER (2000,) brothers Dalton and Raymond, and sisters-in-law Lilly, Alva, Alice and Mary. Friends may call at the Hopper Hockey Funeral Home, 370 William Street, 1 west of Main, Exeter on Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service will be held on Friday, November 3rd at 10: 30 a.m. with Pastor Scott STEIN and Pastor Kevin RUTLEDGE officiating. Interment Exeter Cemetery. Donations to Emmanuel Baptist Church, Exeter Bible Fellowship or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Condolences may be forwarded through www.hopperhockeyfh.com.

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CLAUSIUS o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-12-20 published
POTTHOFF, Ilene (GERBER)
At South Huron Hospital, Exeter on Monday, December 18, 2006 Ilene (GERBER) POTTHOFF of Exeter in her 85th year. Beloved wife of the late Leroy POTTHOFF (1995,) the late Joseph KIKER (1973) and the late Harvey CLAUSIUS (1990.) Dear mother of Wayne CLAUSIUS of Grand Bend, Barbara and Jim WILLIS of Exeter, Gwen and Pat O'ROURKE of Dashwood, Gordon and Susan KIKER of Interlochen, Michigan and Kay WALLACE of Longview, Texas. Also survived by 12 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Beatrice HEYWOOD and twin sister Irene CLAUSIUS all of Exeter and Orland and Marcella GERBER of Baden. Predeceased by a son Joseph KIKER (2004,) an infant daughter Rhonda, a sister Mabel RILEY and her husband Nelson and brothers-in-law Albert CLAUSIUS and Laverne HEYWOOD. Friends may call at the Hopper Hockey Funeral Home, 370 William Street, 1 west of Main, Exeter on Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held at Emmanuel Baptist Church, Highway #4 at the Kirkton Road on Friday, December 22nd at 11 a.m. with Pastor Scott STEIN officiating. Interment Lakeview Conservative Mennonite Cemetery, Blake. Donations to South Huron Hospital or Emmanuel Baptist Church would be appreciate by the family. Condolences may be forwarded through www.hopperhockeyfh.com.

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CLAXTON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-02-28 published
LINALE, C. Russell
(Proud member of the York Regional Police Male Chorus)
At Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket on Saturday, February 25th, 2006, in his 76th year. Russell LINALE of Newmarket, beloved husband of Joan and dear father of Dawn CLAXTON and her husband Philip and Russell LINALE and his wife Lorie. Proud grandfather of Robin and Tristan CLAXTON and Rachel and Connor LINALE. Brother of Ruth WOOLDRIDGE and her husband Doug and John LINALE and his wife Pat. Brother-in-law of Brenda PHILLIPS. Russell will be sadly missed by his extended family Betty and George CLOKE. Friends may call at the Roadhouse and Rose Funeral Home, 157 Main St. South, Newmarket on Tuesday from 2-4 p.m. and Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at St. Paul's Anglican Church, Newmarket on Thursday at 2 p.m. followed by cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations to Southlake Regional Health Centre Foundation (Cardiac Unit) or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be appreciated.

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CLAY o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-03-04 published
BURDEN, William Gerald " Bud"
At Victoria Hospital, Westminster Campus, on Wednesday March 1, 2006. William Gerald BURDEN " Bud," in his 67th year. Beloved husband of Dorothy "Jean" HANNA, for over 35 years. Dearly beloved father of Kim (Kevin) PYATT of Port Stanley, D.J. (Blair) HANNA/ SLADE of St. Jacobs, Susan (Ron) HANNA/ CAMPBELL of London, and William "Bud" Jr. HANNA at home. Dear brother of Jack BURDEN of Saint Thomas, Bob BURDEN of London, Mary FACEY of London, Betty (Wayne) CURTIS of Saint Thomas, Judy (Hermond) HENRI of London, and Vicky (Percy) PATTYSON of Cherryville, British Columbia. Predeceased by his mother Dorothy BURDEN (2002,) father Oscar BURDEN (1959,) sister Marjorie CLAY, brothers Don, Peter, Jim and Chuck BURDEN. Lovingly remembered by grandchildren Kevin, Ronnie, Nicole, Brannon, Sarah, Joey, Natasha and his great-grandchildren. Also lovingly remembered by several aunts, uncles, numerous nieces and nephews, and sisters-in-law Susan IMESON and Susan BURDEN. Family and Friends will be received at the Evans Funeral Home, 648 Hamilton Rd. (1 block east of Egerton) on Sunday March 5, 2006, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 3-5 pm for a time of visitation. At Bud's request there will not be a funeral service. Cremation has taken place with interment of ashes at a later date. Donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences can be expressed at www.evansfh.ca. Evans Funeral Home, 451-9350. A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Mr. BURDEN.

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CLAY o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-04-04 published
BROWN, Maureen
Unexpectedly, on Saturday, April 1, 2006 at her residence, Maureen BROWN of Lambeth in her 57th year. Beloved wife of Graham and dearly loved mother of Simon BROWN and his wife Erica of Sydney, Australia and Iain BROWN and his partner Janet CLAY of North Bay. Dear sister of John (Joan) TOLAND of Kitchener. Friends and relatives will be received at the McFarlane and Roberts Funeral Home (2240 Wharncliffe Rd, S., Lambeth) on Wednesday, April 5th 2006 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, April 6, 2006 at 11: 00 a.m. Private family interment Holy Angels Cemetery, Saint Thomas. Remembrances may be made to the London Humane Society. "On-line condolences are available through www.mcfarlane-roberts.ca."

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CLAY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-09 published
LEBLANC, Dorothy 'Dolly" (née WILTON, CLAY)
Passed away peacefully on January 7th, 2006 at Rouge Valley Centenary Hospital. Beloved mother of William, Helen and Christine. Predeceased by daughter Joy-Rose and Margaret. Lovingly remembered by 53 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren, 4 sisters and 1 brother. Missed by Vic McQUILLEN, her companion, and Friends. A quiet family service to take place on a later date following cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations requested to Arthritis Society in memory of grand_son Alex Johnston.

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CLAY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-23 published
COLPITTS, Cedric Ernest
(Veteran of World War 2, Canadian Army 1939-1945)
Passed away at the Sara Vista Nursing Centre, Elmvale, on Friday, January 20, 2006. Cedric COLPITTS of Balm Beach, in his 86th year. Beloved husband of the late Eleanor Ailene LANE. Dear father of Karen and her husband Philip SILVER of Midland. Brother of Leonard (Ruth) COLPITTS, Sylvia and the late Ron ERRETT, Ross (Carol) COLPITTS, the late Ruth and her husband George JEOFFROY, the late Harold and his wife Hazel, the late Robert and his wife Dorothy, the late Stanley, the late Lillian and her husband Jack CLAY, and the late Janet and her husband Jim HYNDMAN. Brother-in-law of Edna LANE and Mary KAL. Cedric will also be lovingly remembered by his many nieces and nephews. At Cedric's request, there will be no visitation or service. Cremation has taken place. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Canadian National Institute for the Blind would be appreciated and may be made through the Lynn-Stone Funeral Home, Elmvale, Ontario, 705-322-2732. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to lynnstone@sympatico.ca

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CLAYTON o@ca.on.grey_county.artemesia.flesherton.the_flesherton_advance 2006-03-01 published
CLAYTON, Caleb and Annie
In memory of our parents, Caleb CLAYTON, died September 20, 1964 and Annie CLAYTON died, March 1, 1999.
Beautiful memories are wonderful things,
They last till the longest day
They never wear out; they never get lost,
And can never be given away.
To some you may be forgotten,
To others a part of the past
But to us who loved you and lost you.
Your memory will always last.
-Remembered always, Douglas and Blanche, Bill, Grace and families.
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CLAYTON o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-10-05 published
RANSLEY, Annie " Nancy"
Passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 30, 2006 in her 85th year. Dear mother of David, cherished grandmother of Bryan and Michelle and mother-in-law to Marilyn all of Mississauga. She will be sadly missed by her sister-in-law Marjorie FIRTH of London as well as nieces and nephews in Canada and the United Kingdom. Annie was predeceased by her husband Robert (Bob), sister-in-law Edith PRATT, her very good friend Bill LEGG, her parents Anne (EDMOND) and John JEUNE and her sister Irene CLAYTON. Nancy will be missed by long time Friends in Waterloo where she and her husband Bob were active members of the All Saints Church, Anglican. The family will receive Friends on Thursday, October 5, 2006 from 2: 00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 at the Davidson Chapel, 71 Main Street, Lions Head. The service to celebrate Nancy's life will be held at Christ Church Anglican, Main Street, Lions head on Friday, October 6, 2006 at 2: 00 p.m. with Rev. Jawn KOLOHON officiating. Arrangements entrusted to the George Funeral Home, Wiarton. Donations made to the Ontario Frederation of Naturalists would be appreciated by the family as expressions of sympathy. Condolences for the family may be left at www.georgefuneralhome.com

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CLAYTON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-01-05 published
CLAYTON, Allan Wellington
Of Erie Beach passed away on Tuesday, January 3, 2006 at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance. Born in Ridgetown 65 years ago, son of the late Albert CLAYTON and Rose HEUSTON. Allan was a 35 year employee (retired) of the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario. He is survived by his beloved wife of 42 years the former Rose KOZLOF and the dear father of son Jeff and his wife Becky of Cedar Springs, proud grandfather of Kristyn and Trevor. Foster father to Barrie CROZIER of Cedar Springs. Step-son of Ron GRANT, Chatham. Dear brother of Jim CLAYTON, Shrewsbury Robert and Linda CLAYTON, Chatham, Pat CLAYTON of Erie Beach and step-brother of Cathy MORDEN, Acton; Patty and Jason CAMPBELL, Chatham; Nancy and Mike BELANGER, Chatham. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Resting at the J.L. Ford Funeral Home in Blenheim for visitation on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and where a Funeral Service will be held on Friday morning at 11: 00 a.m. with Reverend Tim JOYCE officiating. Interment in Blenheim Evergreen Cemetery. Memorials to the Cancer Society appreciated.

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CLAYTON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-01-06 published
PENTLAND, Wilfred
At Trillium Court, Kincardine, on Wednesday January 4, 2005, Wilfred PENTLAND of Goderich and formerly of Dungannon in his 92nd year. Beloved husband of the late Marjorie (MacDONALD) PENTLAND. Dear father of Norma CROCKETT of Kincardine, Carol and Bob ANDREW of Kincardine, Rodene UTLEY and Duane WADDINGTON of Kincardine, Lori and Greg BAER of Goderich and the late Larry PENTLAND and Donald PENTLAND. Loving grandfather of 12 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Also survived by daughter-in-law Nellie CLAYTON of Belgrave. Predeceased by grand_son Michael PENTLAND, sisters Margaret PRITCHARD, Claire FOSTER and brothers Benson, Frank, Laverne, Alan and Ronald PENTLAND. The family will receive Friends at the McCallum and Palla Funeral Home, Cambria Rd., at East Street, Goderich on Friday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at the funeral home on Saturday afternoon at 1: 30 p.m. Donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or Dungannon United Church gratefully acknowledged. Interment Dungannon Cemetery.

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CLAYTON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-02-08 published
LEE, Hazel Eileen (CLAYTON)
Peacefully, at Bobier Villa, Dutton on Tuesday, February 7th, 2006. Hazel Eileen LEE (CLAYTON) of Dutton and formerly of Rodney in her 86th year. Born in Orford Township, April 8th, 1921, Hazel was predeceased by her husband Arnold (2004). Lovingly remembered by her daughter Gayle McCALLUM and Eddie of Glencoe and Dennis LEE and Glenna of Rodney. Dear grandmother of Anna GOOD and Arron and their son Bowie, Denise and Lee and Daniel and Danielle. Family funeral service will be conducted at the Rodney Chapel with Reverend R. SINASAC officiating. Interment Ford Cemetery, West Elgin. If desired, memorial contributions to Bobier Villa, Four Counties Health Services, Parkinson's Society or the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated as your expression of sympathy. Arrangements entrusted to Padfield Funeral Homes (519 785-0810).

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CLAYTON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-04-07 published
IRWIN, S. Elizabeth (née MATHERS)
Peacefully at Woodstock General Hospital on Friday, March 31, 2006, S. Elizabeth IRWIN (née MATHERS) of R.R.#6, Woodstock and formerly of Lucan and Embro at the age of 84. Born near Bluevale on July 2, 1921, she was the daughter of the late Earl R. MATHERS and the former Margaret L. JOHNSTON. She married Clifford J. IRWIN on October 19, 1946 who predeceased her on May 26, 2000. Dear mother of Sharon and her husband Carl CLAYTON of R.R.#3 Woodstock. Loving grandmother of Shane and Dianna. At Elizabeth's request, there will be no public visitation or funeral. A private family grave side service will be held with Pastor Betty Jean PAGE officiating. Interment in North Embro Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to the R.D. Longworth Funeral Home, 845 Devonshire Avenue, Woodstock, 539-0004. On-line condolences at www.longworthfuneralhome.com

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CLAYTON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-04-08 published
METCALFE, John Joseph
Peacefully at London Health Sciences Centre, University Hospital on Friday April 7, 2006 John Joseph METCALFE passed away at the age of 69. Beloved husband of Mary METCALFE. John is survived by his children Joan CLAYTON (Jeff,) Michael METCALFE (Katherine) and Angela METCALFE (Ken.) Dear grandfather of Chad, Tonya and A.J. Dear great-grandfather of Avery. Dear brother of Joyce BARNETT. Visitors will be received at John T. Donohue Funeral Home, 362 Waterloo Street at King Street, on Sunday evening from 7-9 o'clock and Monday morning from 11 o'clock until the time of the funeral service at 12 noon. Interment in Saint Peter's Cemetery. Donations to John's favourite charity, Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.

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CLAYTON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-04-11 published
CLAYTON, Lillian Ellis (née McGHEE)
Peacefully, at South Huron Hospital, Exeter, Monday, April 10, 2006, Lillian Ellis (McGHEE) CLAYTON, age 67, of Grand Cove Estates, Grand Bend, formerly of London. Beloved wife for almost 49 years of Ronald CLAYTON. Loved mother of Stephen CLAYTON and his fiancée Cathy GRIFFITHS of London. Dear sister of Walter and Gwen McGHEE of England. Remembered also by her nieces, nephews and their families. Predeceased by her brothers William and Archie, parents Elizabeth (DONNELLY) and Walter McGHEE. Cremation. Visitation at the T. Harry Hoffman and Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood, Wednesday, evening 7 to 9 p.m.; where the Memorial Service will be held Thursday, April 13, 2006 at 11 a.m. The Rev. Fr. William WARD officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Cancer Society or charity of choice would be appreciated. Condolences at www.hoffmanfuneralhome.com.

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CLAYTON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-05-31 published
Dad, 2 daughters killed in collision
By Debora VAN BRENK, Daniela SIMUNAC, April KEMICK and Kate DUBINSKI, Free Press Reporters, Wed. May 31, 2006
A London man and his two daughters were killed Monday in a head-on collision so violent police weren't sure at first how many people had died.
John DAUBS, 49, and daughters, Ashley, 15, and Stephanie, 12, died when their car was crushed beneath a flatbed towed by a dump truck on Clarke Road near Kilally Road in the city's northeast.
Police are investigating whether the collision was intentional, mechanical or accidental, London police Const. Amanda PFEFFER said.
"It really is indescribable."
As word of the deaths spread at Clarke Road secondary school, where Ashley was in Grade 9, students there were overwhelmed with grief, said friend Taylor WAREHAM.
"People who knew (Ashley) were really upset and confused," said WAREHAM, who was on the track and field team with the popular student.
"There were so many people crying in the hallways. (Ashley) was such a happy outgoing girl," said Jordan CLAYTON, 15, a friend who laid flowers at the crash scene last night.
Friends described the 15-year-old track star as funny, athletic and outgoing, well-liked by peers.
Her younger sister, Stephanie, who was in Grade 7 at Bonaventure Meadows elementary school, was remembered by those who knew her as a smart, friendly, athletic girl with lots of Friends.
"She was always happy," said Murtaza REZAZADA, in Stephanie's class last year.
Carolyn WEBB, a retired Bonaventure kindergarten teacher who taught both girls and stayed in touch with the family, said the pair were "wonderful, loveable girls."
WEBB said John and his wife Debbie had recently separated, but the family remained tight.
"The parents were so dedicated to those girls -- they did everything for them," WEBB said, wiping her eyes.
"This is so devastating."
John's sister, Diane HALES, said last night the family was shocked to hear of the triple fatality early yesterday.
HALES said John was a "doting" dad who was a regular at the girls' many athletic and musical events.
"(John) was a proud father," she said, adding the two girls were "inseparable."
Those who knew John at the trailer park where he had lived and worked as manager for the last 10 years agreed.
"As a dad, he was always there for them," said Jim ANDREW, owner of the London Terrace trailer park on Dundas Street.
"John was very involved."
Overnight and into yesterday, a blue tarp covered the Chevy Citation, flattened by the dump truck.
Yesterday, about 12 London police officers walked shoulder to shoulder examining the road for evidence.
Another 10 blue-gloved officers scoured the ditches and the road edge, searched for clues that might explain why the northbound car slammed into the southbound truck.
The vehicles -- car, dump truck and a backhoe still secured to the truck's flatbed -- were pulled from the scene, but the road wasn't re-opened until yesterday, allowing police to investigate.
Police have interviewed the truck driver, who suffered minor injuries in the crash.
A dog in the car died yesterday.
Police ask any witnesses: to the crash to call 661-5670.

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CLAYTON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-07-19 published
Falling trees kill two in fierce storm
By Staff and News Services, Wed., July 19, 2006
A mother of three crushed by a tree as she slept next to her husband and children was one of two people killed in a vicious storm that knifed through Ontario and into Quebec late Monday, cutting power to about a quarter of a million people and causing tens of millions of dollars worth of damage, authorities said yesterday.
The fierce storm, which packed ferocious winds, lashing rain and intense lightning, smashed windows, barns and sheds, peeled off roofs, destroyed trees, closed highways and downed scores of hydro poles.
"It sounded just like a freight train," said Don COTTON of Manitoulin Island, where about 30,000 people were blacked out.
"(It) lasted for maybe two minutes and the noise stopped."
In Ontario, about 90,000 customers were still without power last night, down from 170,000 people in the morning.
About 70,000 Quebecers were in the same straits as of noon.
Hydro One spokesperson Daffyd RODERICK said power probably wouldn't be restored to the hardest-hit areas, such as Newmarket, Peterborough, Sudbury and North Bay, until tomorrow.
Amid the destruction and spotty phone service, the mayors of West Nipissing, Callander and Mattawa, about five hours north of Toronto, all declared states of emergency.
Farther east, at a conservation area near Peterborough in central Ontario, the intense fast-moving storm brought tragedy to a family of campers from Guelph.
As the storm approached the Warsaw Caves Conservation Area, Louise CLAYTON, 42, whisked her three children, aged eight, 10, and 12, from a tent they were in to sleep with her and her husband, John, in their soft-top tent trailer, said Ontario Provincial Police Const. Iain McEWAN.
"Some time around 11 o'clock, the husband said he was awakened by a loud bang and the canvas collapsed around him," said McEWAN.
"He called for his wife (and) he was unable to get a response."
Unable to find her, John CLAYTON rushed with the children to a nearby home to alert emergency officials, who found his wife crushed under an uprooted poplar tree.
Ontario Provincial Police also blamed the storm for the death of Jeff GRAY/GREY, 26, of Michigan, who was killed when a tree fell on his tent in Algonquin Provincial Park.
A second person in the tent, Aaron LEBOVICK, 19, also of Michigan, suffered serious injuries.
In Southwestern Ontario, some residents may be without power for another couple of days, Hydro One officials said.
In Perth County, police responded to 15 calls as a result of fallen trees and power lines blocking roads.
A car and a pickup truck struck trees on the road, leaving one driver with minor injuries.

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CLAYTON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-09-29 published
CLAYTON, Maribel Regina (née McCALLUM)
At her residence in Kingston, after a courageous battle with cancer on Wednesday September 27, 2006, Maribel Regina (McCALLUM) CLAYTON in her 69th year. Beloved wife of Donald CLAYTON for 47 years. Dear mother of Thomas (Janice), Christopher (Sharon), Alexander (Deborah) and Carol FLETCHER. Loving grandmother of Jessica, Jamie, Ryan, Nicki, Andrew, Stevie, Alexandra and Bennie and great-grandmother to Trinity. Beloved sister of A. Bruce McCALLUM and Clarence McCALLUM and sisters-in-law Phylliss McCALLUM and Yvonne McCALLUM. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents William and Mary (CAMPBELL) McCALLUM, brothers Ivan and Donald and sister-in-law Agnes. Relatives and Friends will be received at the Arn Funeral Home, 193 Shackleton Street, Dutton Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 where the funeral service will be held on Monday October 2 at 11 a.m. Interment in Oakland Cemetery. Donations to the Cancer Society would be appreciated.

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CLAYTON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-10-03 published
RANSLEY, Annie " Nancy" (née JEUNE)
Passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 30, 2006 in her 85th year. Dear mother of David, cherished grandmother of Bryan and Michelle and mother-in-law to Marilyn all of Mississauga. She will be sadly missed by her sister-in-law Marjorie FIRTH of London as well as nieces and nephews in Canada and the United Kingdom. Annie was predeceased by her husband Robert (Bob), sister-in-law Edith PRATT, her very good friend Bill LEGG, her parents Anne (EDMOND) and John JEUNE and her sister Irene CLAYTON. Nancy will be missed by long time Friends in Waterloo where she and her husband Bob were active members of the All Saints Church, Anglican. The family will receive Friends on Thursday, October 5, 2006 from 2: 00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 at the Davidson Chapel, 71 Main Street, Lions Head. The service to celebrate Nancy's life will be held at Christ Church Anglican, Main Street, Lions head on Friday, October 6, 2006 at 2: 00 p.m. with Rev. Jawn KOLOHON officiating. Arrangements entrusted to the George Funeral Home, Wiarton. Donations made to the Ontario Federation of Naturalists would be appreciated by the family as expressions of sympathy. Condolences for the family may be left at www.georgefuneralhome.com

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CLAYTON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-10-16 published
CLARK, Elizabeth Mary
At chelsey Park Nursing Home, on Sunday October, 15 2006 Elizabeth Mary CLARK of London in her 91st year. Beloved wife of the late Otto CLARK. Dear mother of Betty Lou and her husband Bert DEPREST, Margaret and her husband Bill HOLMES and Russell and his wife Shirley CLARK, all of London, Marie and her husband Frank BAK of Strathroy and Norman and his wife Millie CLARK of New Brunswick. Survived by several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Viola DIPOALA and Eleanor CLAYTON. Predeceased by daughters Ruth Anne FRASIER and Carol PERRIN and sisters Mary Jane and Pearl and brothers Harvey, Aitken, Lewis, and Gordon. A private family service will be held at the Logan Funeral Home, 371 Dundas Street (between Waterloo and Colborne Street) on Tuesday October 17, 2006 with Pastor Michael WITT officiating. Interment Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Friends who wish may make memorial donations to the charity of their choice. Online condolences at www.loganfh.ca A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Mrs. CLARK.

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CLAYTON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-11-23 published
PEAT, Vivian E.
At Woodingford Lodge, Woodstock on Tuesday, November 21, 2006, Vivian E. PEAT of Woodstock, formerly of Newark, in her 90th year. Beloved wife of the late Lloyd PEAT (1994.) Loving mother of Larry and wife Donna of Thorndale, Charlene RANDLE- CLAYTON and husband Lynn of Kincardine. She will be missed by her grand_sons Donald and Brent PEAT. Sister of Walter MONTGOMERY of Richmond, Quebec. Predeceased by brothers Ellis and Arthur MONTGOMERY. Vivian was a member of The Order of Eastern Star for over 50 years. A private family service will be held at The Arn-Lockie Funeral Home, Norwich on Friday November 24th. Interment Oxford Memorial Park Cemetery, Woodstock. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to Newark United Church or Alzheimer Society. On-line condolences at www.arn-lockiefuneralhome.com. Arn-Lockie (519) 863-3020.

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CLAYTON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-11-23 published
WINTERS, Edward James
Peacefully at Longworth Nursing Home, on Monday, November 20, 2006 Mr. Edward James WINTERS passed away in his 94th year. Beloved husband of the late Constance WINTERS (December 3, 2005.) Loving father of Jay (June) WINTERS, Deborah (Tom) TUTSCH, Bruce (Ionah) WINTERS. Cherished grandfather of Jeff (Mindy) WINTERS, Jillian WINTERS, Timothy, Christina, Stephen TUTSCH, Conor, Austin, Logan WINTERS and great-grandfather of Megan Leigh WINTERS. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his sister Isabel (Hank) CLAYTON. Cremation has taken place. A private service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions to the Alzheimer Society or the Christian Charity of one's choice greatly appreciated.

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CLAYTON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-04-10 published
CLAYTON, Patricia Joyce " Betty" (née WEBSTER)
Passed away at the Birchmere Retirement Residence on Friday April 7, 2006, Mrs. Betty CLAYTON in her 85th year. Beloved wife of the late Ronald CLAYTON. Loving mother of Robert (Maryann,) Douglas (Chantal) and Kathleen (Raymond). Loving grandmother of Genevieve, Nicolas, Alexander and Nicole. Predeceased by her sisters Francis, Kay, Margaret, Flo and Gertrude. Lovingly remembered by her sister Joan. At her request, Betty was cremated and a private service has taken place. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to Nicolls Funeral Home (705) 526-5449.

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CLAYTON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-07-17 published
CLAYTON, James Donnison
Passed away peacefully in Barrie, Ontario on Saturday, July 15, 2006 in his 94th year. Beloved husband of the late Isobel CLAYTON. Loving father of Robert CLAYTON (Janet.) Cherished grandfather of Cort, Heather, Laura and Gillian. Shipwright, Carpenter and the last of seven brothers. Friends will be received at the Nicholls Funeral Home, 330 Midland Ave., Midland on Tuesday, July 18 from 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to be held in the chapel on Wednesday, July 19 at 1 p.m. Burial at Vasey Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

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CLAYTON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-10 published
CLAYTON, Patricia Joyce " Betty" (née WEBSTER)
Passed away at the Birchmere Retirement Residence on Friday, April 7, 2006, Mrs. Betty CLAYTON in her 85th year. Beloved wife of the late Ronald CLAYTON. Loving mother of Robert (Maryann,) Douglas (Chantal) and Kathleen (Raymond). Loving grandmother of Genevieve, Nicolas, Alexander and Nicole. Predeceased by her sisters Francis, Kay, Margaret, Flo and Gertrude. Lovingly remembered by her sister Joan. At her request, Betty was cremated and a private service has taken place. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to Nicholls Funeral Home (705) 526-5449.

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CLAYTON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-07-19 published
Eerie storm scenario takes two lives
Death followed woman to second park
By Curtis RUSH, Staff Reporter with files from Canadian Press
Cristina CLAYTON and her family had left the Sandbanks Provincial Park near Picton, Ontario, when they learned a 4-month-old Orangeville boy had been struck by a fallen tree and killed on Sunday.
One day later, in a creepy and cruel twist of fate, the Guelph mother herself would be killed by a toppled tree at another provincial campsite, this one 30 minutes northeast of Peterborough.
The flash storm late Monday night swept through Greater Toronto and parts of southern Ontario, leaving destruction in its wake. In Callander and Mattawa, the storm was so destructive, the mayors declared states of emergency.
The coincidence of Cristina's death, one day after the baby's death under similar circumstances, wasn't lost on the CLAYTON family.
"They had just come from the site where the baby had been killed," said an incredulous family member Cheryl WILLIAMS through tears. "They were one week at Sandbanks. It was a devastating thing. You think camping is a safe activity, but with all these freak storms coming up, you just never know."
The CLAYTONs had been avid campers, travelling from their Guelph home every summer to give their three children a full camping experience at Ontario's provincial parks.
"They did everything together. Every year, they camped," WILLIAMS said.
On a two-week excursion, the CLAYTONs had camped for a week at Sandbanks Provincial Park and had set up their tents at the Warsaw Caves Conservation area, just north of the Village of Warsaw in Douro-Dummer Township.
That visit was tragically cut short Monday night when a violent thunderstorm whipped up just before 11 p.m. and toppled a massive tree onto the family's tent trailer, killing Cristina instantly.
She was one of two people killed by thunderstorms that lashed the province Monday night.
Ontario Provincial Police also blamed a tree felled by the storm for the death of Jeff GRAY/GREY, 26, of Michigan, who had been in a tent in Algonquin Provincial Park, south of Kiosk, Ontario
GRAY/GREY was director of Camp Kennedy, an adventure camp for young people who were on a canoe trip.
A second person in the tent, Aaron LEBOVICK, 19, also of Michigan, was airlifted with serious injuries to North Bay District Hospital and transferred to Saint Michael's Hospital in Toronto.
These kinds of accidents, like the one that killed the mother of three, are hard to prevent, the Ontario Provincial Police say.
"Someone asked me, 'How do you protect yourself from this?' and the truth is we can't recommend anything. It was really a freak," said Ontario Provincial Police Const. Iain McEWAN.
John, the victim's 42-year-old husband, had tried valiantly to save her life.
When the storm hit suddenly, it sent the tree crashing down on the tent trailer. John kicked out the back of the trailer to escape, pulling 9-year-old Jordan with him. He then crawled beneath the trailer to get 10-year-old Vanessa and 12-year-old Justine. He called out for Cristina, but got no response.
"He couldn't get her because the tree was on top of the trailer," said John's sister, Cheryl WILLIAMS.
Her distraught husband was able to say only that "I loved her very much," before breaking down in tears.
At one point, more than 170,000 residents across Ontario were without power yesterday throughout northern and central Ontario and east into western Quebec.
By late afternoon, 90,000 customers remained without power and Hydro One, responsible for transmission lines, was warning people that those in the hardest-hit areas, including North Bay, New Liskeard, Sudbury, Manitoulin Island, Peterborough and Newmarket, could be without power for three days due to the size of the storm path and the widespread damage.
High winds felled hundreds of trees, while lightning damaged hydro lines and poles.
"It's a tangled mess out there," said Daffyd RODERICK of Hydro One.
In York Region, the severe thunderstorm forced the closing of Woodbine Ave. between Davis Dr. and Green Lane in Newmarket because of a downed power line that fell across Woodbine Ave.
The damaged line was the primary cause for the power outage that struck the northern part of York Region late Monday and early Tuesday.
The Ontario Provincial Police also warned motorists the traffic lights at Highway 9 and Highway 400 northbound will be out for a few days.
Environment Canada's forecast says that more thunderstorm activity could return tomorrow, when the Toronto area could see temperatures near 31°C and rising humidity, too.

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