CRANFIELD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-03-17 published
CRANFIELD, Jack
Passed away peacefully at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre on March 16, 2006, in his 84th year. Beloved husband of Bernice for 56 years and wonderful father to Janice, Sandy (husband Mike) and Nancy (husband Martin). Proud grandfather to Grace, Derek and Patrick. Visitation on Sunday, March 19, 2006 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the York Visitation Chapel and Reception Centre (160 Beecroft Road, 416-221-3404). Funeral Service to be held in the Chapel on Monday, March 20, 2006 at 2: 30 p.m. Reception to follow.

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CRANG o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-03-01 published
GANDER, Frederick Thomas (January 29, 1928-February 25, 2006)
It is with great sorrow we announce the unexpected but peaceful passing of Fred at Soldiers' Memorial Hospital, Orillia. Touching so many of us with his humour and wit; he leaves behind his high school sweetheart, best friend and confidante, his wife of 54½ years Patricia CRANG; their daughters Gail SMITH (Rebekah and Nikolos) of Orillia, Karen and husband Bert BERGER (Emery and Audrey) of Toronto; their sons Kevin and wife Barb (Rachel and Bryan) of Oakville, Scott and wife Kathy (Cassandra and step-grandchildren Jennifer and Daryn (Alyssa and Dilyn), Monica (Tayla), Brad (Ty) of Calgary, Alberta. Predeceased by parents Margaret and Thomas GANDER and brother Kenneth; dear brother-in-law of Marguerite GANDER, Jethro and June CRANG, June and the late Percy DALLNER and families. Member of Simcoe Lodge No. 79 (Master 1973), Barrie Lodge of Perfection (Life), Spry Chapter Rose Croix (Life), Barrie Consistory "Charter Member" (Life), Signet Chapter No. 34 Royal Arch (Life), Preceptory No. 12 (Life), Rameses Shrine Temple Toronto, Past Member Alazhar Shrine, Calgary, Alberta; Past President Foothills Shrine Club, High River, Alberta and Member Orillia Shrine Club. Visitation will be held at Simcoe Funeral Home, 38 James St. E., Orillia L3V 1L1, 1-866-399-6499 on Friday, March 3rd, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Service to celebrate his life will be held in the chapel Saturday, March 4th, at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Shriners Hospital for Children or the Soldiers' Memorial Hospital Foundation Renal Clinic, Orillia would be appreciated.

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CRANIFORD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-21 published
HUDSON, Henry Thomas " Tom"
Passed away on Thursday, January 19, 2006 at the Scarborough General Hospital in his 75th year. Dear brother of Reuben (Leah), Eleanor (Harold TORNQUIST), Lillian Rose and Marjorie (Douglas CRANIFORD.) Uncle Tom will be sadly missed by his many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Reuben and Jane and his brothers Jack and George. Friends may visit at the Jerrett Funeral Home, 660 Kennedy Road, Scarborough (between Eglinton and St. Clair Aves. E.) on Sunday, January 22 from 2-5 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the chapel on Monday at 10: 30 a.m. Cremation.

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CRANKE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-05-01 published
LEBLANC, Luigi
Of London, in his 72nd year, passed away suddenly at Mount Hope Long Term Care on Friday, April 28, 2006. Beloved husband of Barb. Also loved by Betty Christine LEBLANC. Dear father of Rose and her husband John MCINNES/MCINNIS, Mark LEBLANC and Rosemary CRANKE, Judi LEBLANC and her husband Ken BAUTE, Glenn and his wife Susan LEBLANC. Predeceased by his daughter-in-law Linda MILKS. Loved by three grandchildren, David Luke CORMACK, Ashley and Kalynn LEBLANC, and many nieces and nephews both in London and Cape Breton. Luigi is also survived by many brothers and sisters. In London; sister Dora JANSSEN, brother Tony and his wife Mary, Adrien and his wife May, sister-in law Helen LEBLANC, and brother-in-law Ed BAKER. Living in Cape Breton, sister Helen JESSOME and her husband Lawrence. Luigi is predeceased by his parents Mark and Beatrice LEBLANC, brother Mike (wife Helen,) sisters Geraldine, Elvina, Edna, Evangaline, Mary and Camilla. Sadly missed by the McIntyre family. Many thanks to Pastoral Care, staff and volunteers that cared for Lou while at Mount Hope. Friends will be received at the Logan Funeral Home, 371 Dundas St. (between Waterloo and Colborne St.), on Tuesday, May 2nd, 10-12 noon. Funeral service will follow in the chapel at 12: 00 p.m. Cremation at Woodland Cemetery. Those who wish may make memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Online condolences can be expressed at www.loganfh.ca. Now your memory is our keepsake, with which we'll never part. God has you in His keeping, and we have you in our hearts. A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Mr. LEBLANC.

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CRANLEY o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-10-06 published
NOBLE, John " Jack" Frederick
Suddenly at Alexandra Hospital Ingersoll on Wednesday, October 4, 2006, John "Jack" Frederick NOBLE of Thamesford at the age of 70 years. Beloved husband and best friend of Maureen (VARLEY) for 52 years. Cherished and loved by his children, Debbie and Dave TIPPING, Judy and Stuart NORTH, Teresa and Charlie RILEY, Darlene and Dave CRANLEY, Susan GARLAND and Don RICHARDS, John and Sondra NOBLE and Jeff and Anne NOBLE and loving grandfather "Poppy" of grandchildren Tina (Shane), Kevin (Vicki), Jennifer, Brenda (Shaun), Chris (Nikki), Laurie (Robert), Mike (Tawnya), Steve (Hayley), Lindsay, Ashley, Melissa, Andrea, Erica and Travis and great-grandchildren Branden, Brandon, Josh, Miranda, Karissa, Aiden and Carter. Dear brother of Merve, Shirley, Richard and Tim. Dear brother-in-law of Audrey and Larry, Hank and Sylvia, Sharon, Sylvia and Pete. Predeceased by brothers Murray, Bill, Wally, Tom and sister Shirley. Friends may call at the Harland B. Beztner Funeral Home, 177 Dundas Street, Thamesford on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where funeral service will be held on Saturday, October 7 at 11: 30 a.m. Reverend Larry O'CONNER officiating. Interment Clipperton Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy memorial donations may be given to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario.

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CRANLEY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-06-01 published
CRANLEY, Rev. Robert James, S.F.M. (1929-2006)
Died peacefully in his sleep at Scarborough General Hospital on May 30, 2006, at the age of 77. He is predeceased by his parents Walter and Mabel CRANLEY, and brother John K. CRANLEY. He is survived by his niece, Mrs. Sharon FOREST, and his nephew, Timothy CRANLEY, both of Calgary. He will also be dearly missed by his lifelong Friends Gordon and Helen TODD of Calgary. Born December 10, 1929, in Lethbridge, Alberta, Fr. CRANLEY was ordained to Scarboro Missions December 8, 1954, in Lethbridge by Bishop Francis Carrol, D.D. He was assigned to the Philippines, serving in several parishes along the Pacific coast of Southern Leyte. Recalled to Canada in 1965, he served for 13 years as chaplain at Scarborough General Hospital in Toronto. A heart attack in 1977 brought his hospital ministry to an end the following year. He was later appointed Secretary General of Scarboro Missions, serving faithfully in that capacity until this year when diabetes and other health issues forced his retirement. A wake service will be held in the Scarboro Missions Chapel at 2685 Kingston Road, Scarborough, Ontario, Thursday, June 1, at 7: 30 p.m. The Mass of the Resurrection will take place at Scarboro Missions on Friday, June 2, at 10: 00 a.m. Father CRANLEY will be buried at Queen of the Angel Cemetery on the grounds of St. Augustine's Seminary where many Scarboro priests are buried.

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CRANMER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-02-02 published
GOSNELL, Laura Ruth (HARRIS)
Peacefully at London Health Sciences Centre-University Hospital, on Tuesday, January 31st, 2006, Laura Ruth (HARRIS) GOSNELL, of London in her 94th year. Predeceased by her husband Walter Arthur (1984) and her sister Gladys STEVENS (Uniontown, Pennsylvania..) Survived by her sons Kenneth GOSNELL (Donna) of London, Donald GOSNELL (Madeline) of Sarnia, daughter Catherine BATE (Collins) of London and dear sister Clara RICHARDSON of Chatham. A loving Grandmother, she will be sadly missed by seven grandchildren: Gary BATE, Brian BATE, Wayne GOSNELL, Darryl GOSNELL, Glenn GOSNELL, Catherine CRANMER, Linda KREMER and by her ten Great-Grandchildren. Relatives and Friends will be received at the Westview Funeral Chapel, 709 Wonderland Road North, on Saturday, February 4th, 2006 at 2: 00 p.m. where the funeral service will be conducted at 3: 00 p.m. Rev Sheldon DYCK officiating. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Laura, are asked to consider the First Baptist Church Memorial Fund, 568 Richmond Street, London N6A 3G1, or the charity of your choice.

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CRANN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-31 published
LONGMORE, Anne E. (née BEAUMONT)
Saturday, January 28, 2006, after a life full of adventure, giving and over five years of battling cancer, in comfort and free from pain, Anne passed while surrounded with her family into the hands of the Lord. Predeceased by daughter Cynthia and sister Hilda and husband Lloyd BARNES. Survived by three sisters, Frilly (Rob) MANLEY, Lucy (Stu) GRAHAM and Josephine (Sandy) SIMPSON, daughter Esther and husband Gerry CRANN, son-in-law Peter POHL and grandchildren, Marcus POHL, Jacquie (Dave) ROY, Tanya POHL, Jayson (Elena) and Justin CRANN and great-grand_son Connor Roy. Our deepest appreciation to all her caregivers, doctors, nurses, advocates and Friends at the Mississauga Trillium Health Centre, Dorothy Ley Hospice, Community Care Access Centre and The McCaul Centre for their compassionate and marvelous care of Anne throughout her illness. Special commendations to Dr. Norman HILL and his staff and associates of the Trillium for their exceptional treatment, and her Friends at the Dorothy Ley and Queensway Cathedral for their constant companionship, sharing Anne's pain and joys and for uplifting her spirits to help her continue to carry her burdens and live with dignity. Many thanks to all those who visited her over her long illness and gave support to her family. In her desire to aid others in the battle against this devastating disease she donated herself to research in the hopes to find better treatments and that a future cure can be found. Anne requested tributes be made in the form of donations to the Trillium Health Centre, Dorothy Ley Hospice and Princess Margaret Hospital to help them continue with their most valuable work. A Celebration of her Life will be held in the upcoming weeks. Interested attendees may contact the family or Nick RUITER of the Dorothy Ley Hospice for date and place.

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CRANNA o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-29 published
CRANNA, Kenneth Percival
Went to be with his Lord and Saviour, at the Scarborough General Hospital, on Saturday, January 28, 2006, after a final battle with Parkinson's disease and other related illnesses. Predeceased by his eldest son Paul. He will be sadly missed by his wife Mabel, and his four children, Abi and her partner Tom, Prudence, Graham and his wife Annie, and Barry, and daughter-in-law Trudy, as well as his grandchildren, Kim and husband Peier, Bruce and fiancee Tennille, William, Amanda, Justin, Evan, Rachel, Eva, and great-grandchildren Katarina and Christopher. Friends and family may call on Monday at the Highland Funeral Home, 3280 Sheppard Ave. East (east of Warden, on the north side), 416-773-0933, from 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service in the Chapel on Tuesday, January 31st at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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CRANNEY o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-04-01 published
PAEMURD, Anne-Lee
Peacefully, at Royal Victoria Hospital, Barrie, Ontario, on Thursday, March 30th, 2006 after an arduous struggle with cancer, with her beloved son Nathan and cherished daughter-in-law Rose (nee CRANNEY) holding her hands, Anne-Lee PAEMURD of London passed away at the age of 52. Daughter of Elsa PAEMURD and the late Erald PAEMURD of Hamilton. She leaves behind the joy of her life, granddaughter Alexa PAEMURD. Anne was a dedicated employee at the London Health Sciences Centre for over 20 years. She was a creative, caring, and compassionate woman who enjoyed painting and all the arts, nature walks with Friends and pets, music, and was an avid book reader. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 7: 00-9:00 p.m. at the Westview Funeral Chapel, 709 Wonderland Road North, where the funeral service will be conducted on Monday, April 3rd, 2006 at 11: 00 a.m. Cremation to follow. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Anne-Lee are asked to consider Amnesty International.

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CRANSTON o@ca.on.brant.brantford.the_expositor 2006-03-17 published
CRANSTON, John Edward
At Quinte Healthcare Belleville General, on Thursday, March 16, 2006. John CRANSTON, of Eldorado, in his 70th year. Husband of Carol (GULLIVER.) Father of Glenda WILKINS and Cathy CRANSTON, Wasaga Beach, and John CRANSTON, Eldorado. Grandfather of Amanda, Jacob and Cole. The family will receive Friends at the McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc, from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, March 18 with funeral service at 4: 00 p.m. Cremation. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Quinte Humane Society would be appreciated.

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CRANSTON o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-01-09 published
MORRIS, Ralph E.
Peacefully after a short stay in hospital and a courageous battle with cancer, at Alexandra Marine and General Hospital, Goderich on Saturday January 7, 2006. Ralph E. MORRIS of Goderich in his 70th year. Beloved husband of the late Fran MORRIS. Proud father of Beth (Lincoln) HODGES, Rebecca (Trevor) HAUBRICH and grandfather of Rachel, Luke and Liam. Also survived by sister Isabel (Don) NELSON and caring Friends Paul and Wilma DUCKWORTH and Ray (Lisa) CRANSTON. Friends will be received at McCallum and Palla Funeral Home, Cambria Rd. at East St. Goderich on Monday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at the Funeral Home on Tuesday January 10, 2006 at 1: 00 p.m. Interment Maitland Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Goderich Medical Clinic Campaign gratefully acknowledged.

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CRANSTON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-01-09 published
MORRIS, Ralph E.
Peacefully after a short stay in hospital and a courageous battle with cancer, at Alexandra Marine and General Hospital, Goderich on Saturday January 7, 2006. Ralph E. MORRIS of Goderich in his 70th year. Beloved husband of the late Fran MORRIS. Proud father of Beth (Lincoln) HODGES, Rebecca (Trevor) HAUBRICH and grandfather of Rachel, Luke and Liam. Also survived by sister Isabel (Don) NEILSON and caring Friends Paul and Wilma DUCKWORTH and Ray (Lisa) CRANSTON. Friends will be received at McCallum and Palla Funeral Home, Cambria Road. at East Street Goderich on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at the Funeral Home on Tuesday January 10, 2006 at 1 p.m. Interment Maitland Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Goderich Medical Clinic Campaign gratefully acknowledged.

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CRANSTON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-03-18 published
HASSON, Don Milton
At Alexandra Marine and General Hospital on Thursday March 16, 2006. Don Milton HASSON of Goderich in his 74th year. Beloved husband of Audrey (CRANSTON) HASSON. Dear father of Greg (Val) HASSON of Goderich, Brenda (Tim) CAMPBELL of Saint Marys, Penny HASSON of Goderich and Chuck (Kimberly) HASSON of Stratford. Loving grandfather of 8 grandchildren. Also survived by sister Charmaine (Jack) HISCOCK of Sudbury. Predeceased by sister Connie DEWHURST. Cremation. A Service of Remembrance will be held at McCallum and Palla Funeral Home, Cambria Rd. at East St. Goderich on Monday March 20, 2006 at 11 a.m. Visitation 1 hour prior to service. Donations to Community Living-Central Huron or the charity of your choice gratefully acknowledged.

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CRANSTON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-09-20 published
ORT, Doctor Reginald Ross
Passed away peacefully at Tillsonburg Memorial Hospital on September 18, 2006 in his 79th year. Beloved husband of wife Joan (CRANSTON) of 50 years, wonderful father of Chris (his dear friend Sheila MENZES,) Lisa RAHN (ORT) (husband Aaron) of Vancouver, and Robert ORT of Guelph. Loving grandfather of Carley, Sarah, and Andrea ORT, Jason, and Kyla RAHN. Survived by his sister Margaret CHAMBERLIN (ORT) and predeceased by his brothers Harry and Gerald. Reg graduated with an Honours B.A. in Physical Education from University of Western Ontario in 1952 where he starred in football, hockey and wrestling. He received the Doctor Claude Brown Memorial Award and the Hon. G. Howard Ferguson award for the highest achievement in athletics, scholarship and university life. He taught and coached at Western before entering medicine. He graduated in 1957 and received his fellowship in General surgery in 1962, and Fellowship in the American College of Surgeons in 1966. He was inducted into the Western "W" Club Sports Hall of Fame in 1984. He practiced General Surgery in Tillsonburg for 33 years in partnership first with Elmer Quintyn and later with Mohammed Sabet and James BROWN. Special thanks to Doctor Robert Hevenor and the dedicated and caring staff of Tillsonburg Hospital. Cremation has taken place. Mrs. ORT and her family will receive Friends at Ostrander's Funeral Home, 43 Bidwell Street, Tillsonburg (519-842-5221) for memorial visitation on Thursday, September 21, 2006 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A memorial service will be held on Friday, September 22, 2006 at Saint Paul's United Church, Tillsonburg at 11: 00 a.m. with Lynne ALLIN officiating. Inurnment of ashes in the Tillsonburg Cemetery Columbarium will follow. In lieu of flowers, donations made to Tillsonburg Memorial Hospital or Saint Paul's United Church would be greatly appreciated. Personal condolences may be sent to www.ostranderfuneralhome.com

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CRANSTON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-09-21 published
ORT, Doctor Reginald Ross
Passed away peacefully at Tillsonburg Memorial Hospital on September 18, 2006 in his 79th year. Beloved husband of wife Joan (CRANSTON) of 50 years, wonderful father of Chris (his dear friend Sheila MENZES,) Lisa RAHN (ORT) (husband Aaron) of Vancouver, and Robert ORT of Guelph. Loving grandfather of Carley, Sarah, and Andrea ORT, Jason, and Kyla RAHN. Survived by his sister Margaret CHAMBERLIN (ORT) and predeceased by his brothers Harry and Gerald. Reg graduated with an Honours B.A. in Physical Education from University of Western Ontario in 1952 where he starred in football, hockey and wrestling. He received the Doctor Claude Brown Memorial Award and the Hon. G. Howard Ferguson award for the highest achievement in athletics, scholarship and university life. He taught and coached at Western before entering medicine. He graduated in 1957 and received his fellowship in General surgery in 1962, and Fellowship in the American College of Surgeons in 1966. He was inducted into the Western "W" Club Sports Hall of Fame in 1984. He practiced General Surgery in Tillsonburg for 33 years in partnership first with Elmer QUINTYN and later with Mohammed SABET and James BROWN. Special thanks to Doctor Robert HEVENOR and the dedicated and caring staff of Tillsonburg Hospital. Cremation has taken place. Mrs. ORT and her family will receive Friends at Ostrander's Funeral Home, 43 Bidwell Street, Tillsonburg (519-842-5221) for memorial visitation on Thursday, September 21, 2006 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A memorial service will be held on Friday, September 22, 2006 at Saint Paul's United Church, Tillsonburg at 11: 00 a.m. with Lynne ALLIN officiating. Inurnment of ashes in the Tillsonburg Cemetery Columbarium will follow. In lieu of flowers, donations made to Tillsonburg Memorial Hospital or Saint Paul's United Church would be greatly appreciated. Personal condolences may be sent to www.ostranderfuneralhome.com

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CRANSTON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-09-24 published
Surgeon excelled at four sports
By John HERBERT, Free Press Golf Reporter, Sun., September 24, One of Western's all-time sports greats, Reg ORT was also one of the university's most outstanding citizens.
The 78-year-old ORT died recently in Tillsonburg Memorial Hospital after a long illness.
A funeral service was held Friday in Tillsonburg where he practised general surgery for 33 years.
A member of Western's W Club sports hall of fame since 1984, ORT was recruited by long-time friend Jack FAIRS to come to Western from his hometown of Welland to play football for coach Johnny METRAS.
Before graduating with an honours degree in physical education in 1953, ORT starred in football, swimming, hockey and wrestling.
He was a member of the 1953 Western football team that won the Yates Cup Ontario senior intercollegiate championship for the eighth time.
After teaching for a few years, ORT returned to Western to study medicine and graduated in 1957.
He also earned his fellowship in general surgery in 1962 and a fellowship in the American College of Surgeons in 1966.
While at Western, ORT also won two of Western's most prestigious awards for achievement in athletics, academics and university life -- the Doctor Claude Brown Memorial Award and the Hon. G. Howard Ferguson Award.
FAIRS first met ORT in Welland in the late 1940s when they played on the same baseball team. At the time, FAIRS was also recruiting talent for the Western football team and became aware ORT was an outstanding high school prospect.
"He was a big lineman and Johnny METRAS obviously liked him," said FAIRS, also an assistant coach with the Mustangs. "In those days, linemen weren't as big as today and he was bigger than most when he came to Western. He was an outstanding player who played with some of the best teams Western had at the time."
"He was a four-star athlete," said another long-time friend Bob GAGE, a former London Free Press sports writer who covered Western sports for decades. "He played four sports and that's not done today. He was one of the best and one of the last to play four sports. He was one of the last to graduate in physical education and then become a doctor.
"What impressed me was his athletic ability," GAGE said. "He was certainly a likeable guy. Everybody liked him."
ORT is survived by his wife of 50 years, Joan (CRANSTON) ORT, and their children Chris ORT, Lisa RAHN of Vancouver and Robert ORT of Guelph.
Joan ORT was a teacher at Central secondary school.

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CRANSTON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-07-20 published
Osborne COLSON, Skating Coach (1916-2006)
Eccentric and prickly, the 'Jurassic Park' of skating won prewar national titles, directed Barbara Ann Scott's professional tour and coached a parade of top-notch competitors
By Beverley SMITH, Page S7
Toronto -- Osborne COLSON was the last of an era, an old figure-skating world of blueblood families, of impeccable manners and proper etiquette. "He stood alone in an era of figure skating that has long gone," said Toller CRANSTON. "He was the Jurassic Park of the Barbara Ann SCOTT era."
Mr. COLSON's father, Henry, was one of the founders of the Toronto Cricket Skating and Curling Club, an institution that was like mecca for the skater who won the 1936 and 1937 Canadian men's championships.
His cousin, Cecil SMITH, finished second to Sonja Henie at the 1930 world championship. Mr. COLSON was a walking history book of figure skating. He lived it. He met Ms. Henie at a skating show in Toronto. He directed and choreographed Barbara Ann SCOTT's Canadian professional tour in the early 1950s. He took Donald JACKSON under his wing when he became a professional skater during the 1960s. "His great accomplishment was producing some of the most unique skaters in history," Mr. CRANSTON said. "He moulded the minds of splendidly artistic people who went on to even greater heights than he."
All this from a Toronto boy, who joined the Dominion Bank in 1935 as the youngest teller in its history. According to a Toronto Cricket Club history book, "both bank and his father thought Osborne was a good prospect for promotion with an ideal future in finance."
Mr. COLSON earned $32 a week. He took a temporary leave of absence when he landed a $500-a-week, 20-week contract as the star of Ice Follies. He never returned.
Through his Ice Follies adventure, he met and worked with Joan Crawford and Jimmy Stewart. Later, he was introduced to stars such as Boris Karloff, Mickey Rooney, Ronald Reagan and Judy Garland.
He was also one of the true eccentrics of the sport. Mr. COLSON rarely invited anyone to his Toronto apartment, not even his 60-year friend, Ellen BURKA, who had been Mr. CRANSTON's coach. He rarely let anyone inside his private life, but then maybe he was "a sphinx without a secret," Mr. CRANSTON said.
Ms. BURKA said skating was his life. He went to every little competition. He'd drive all over the city and teach at six different rinks every day until, at 75, he finally settled at the cricket club. For all that, he still worked at different rinks. This was risky business, because he was widely known as a rather erratic driver.
Except for his red cap, Mr. COLSON dressed conservatively. Mr. CRANSTON, however, believes he really wanted to be rather baroque. "He was always after my clothes. Many, many times I gave him things that he liked. COLSON didn't quite have the guts to be flamboyant, yet he admired it in others. He always wanted my coats."
Once, when Mr. COLSON and Ms. BURKA visited Mr. CRANSTON at his Toronto home, the coach took one look at the skating outfits in a closet, and began to try them on. "They were all his crazy costumes from the '70s -- all glitter," Ms. BURKA said.
He tried on a turquoise number, the most glittery of them all, waltzed into the room and began to dance. "We had a party," she said, laughing.
He had lots of frank opinions on many subjects. It was not something he developed in later life. The legendary coach Gus LUSSI taught Mr. COLSON for six years and once said: "He was a very well-behaved child with good discipline, although he was rather an opinionated boy. He had unique views and ideas about everything."
It's no surprise that Mr. CRANSTON calls him "madly eccentric." But he adds that the coach was really quite funny "as long as you were out of range." He could be prickly. Ms. BURKA calls him mean. Mr. CRANSTON refers to him as the "red-hot stinger." People feared him, wondering if they'd be next. Few escaped.
"At any second of the day or night, he could stick you with a [verbal] sword that would leave you flat on the ground," Mr. CRANSTON said. "One might say he was difficult."
Ms. BURKA referred to him as her "best friend and loving enemy."
"Everybody knew it. I got used to it," she said. "In the beginning, he would call me the most horrible names. I talked back to him, then we had a fight. Then, of course, we didn't look at each other and sat in the coffee shop back to back."
One of these fights lasted six months, another three months. Ms. BURKA also knew how to push his buttons. When she saw he was in a bad mood, she'd provoke him further. "Did I ever get it."
At the very least, Mr. COLSON kept her on her toes, she said. She always arrived at the rink well dressed with her hair perfectly coiffed, because if she didn't, "I got hell."
Finally, about 15 years ago, Mr. COLSON approached Ms. BURKA and told her: "Look, I think we are a little bit too old for this. Let's face each other again."
Obviously, he was one of a kind. "There can never be anything like him again," Mr. CRANSTON said. Yet, he always remained current. Ms. BURKA said he had the mind of a 25-year-old. And he had a Genghis Khan-like character that survived being booted out of the cricket club by a group that didn't understand his significance, according to Mr. CRANSTON. "It was like taking the goldfish out of the goldfish bowl. To a normal person, that would have been the death rattle. But COLSON rose from the ashes, went to the Granite Club and spawned this Patrick CHAN, this hot little thing."
The diamond in his crown was Sarah KAWAHARA, who studied with the coach when he set up the Banff Fine Arts skating school in 1960. Ms. KAWAHARA went on to become one of the great choreographers in the sport, winning an Emmy for her work on the opening and closing ceremonies at the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympics and another for Scott Hamilton's television special, Upside Down. She also was responsible for Mr. Hamilton's successful skating career.
Ms. KAWAHARA, who took the red-eye flight last night from Los Angeles so she could attend the funeral today, said of Mr. COLSON: "He formed me. Mr. C showed me the path, and he was also the source of great inspiration and strength. He's responsible for everything I've done in my life and career. He was not just a skating teacher but a teacher of life."
Over the years, Ms. KAWAHARA and Mr. COLSON kept in touch at least every two weeks. "It's very difficult to know that I can't call him any more," she said.
Like Ms. KAWAHARA, Mr. COLSON's skaters always had "infinite class," Mr. CRANSTON said. "They were a cut above the others."
His work, Mr. CRANSTON said, should have been on the Broadway stage, not the ice rink. He's watched many COLSON products in skating shows and "my mouth would drop open," he said. "They were so great. That kind of skater cannot ever exist again because there aren't any other COLSONs to produce it."
Mr. COLSON's last master project was Patrick CHAN, a Toronto skater who glides over the ice with great speed and wonderful edges -- all COLSON hallmarks. Mr. COLSON predicted that Mr. CHAN, who is just 15, would make a splash at the 2010 Olympics and that he'd try to stick around to guide him there.
But all was not well with Mr. COLSON in the past year. He ended up in hospital for nine weeks with an infection after a youngster on a bicycle collided with him. Somehow, he talked his doctors into letting him out of the hospital for a weekend. Instead of resting, however, he headed to the Thornhill Summer Competition, where he coached Mr. CHAN from the boards. While he was in hospital, he designed the young skater's outfit, too.
The intrepid Mr. COLSON accompanied Mr. CHAN when he finished sixth at the world junior championship in Slovenia last March, but he was so frail that three doctors treated him there.
In the spring, he was involved in a car accident, breaking his collarbone and suffering head injuries. It proved to be his undoing. He underwent two surgeries to remove blood clots from his brain but then developed pneumonia.
The CHAN family was with him when he died. "Patrick said goodbye very close to his ears and vowed to skate his best for him," said his mother, Karen. "He knew Patrick had landed his quad toe."
It was a dismal day for Ms. BURKA, who at first glance thought Mr. COLSON an unusual character when she met him in 1952. For years, she had worked while facing him from the other side of the rink. They had a private joke, a pact in which they'd warn each other if their mouths had opened too wide. "It hit me hard that I cannot see him any more…. I had to cry.
"I enjoyed him all my life," she said. "It was fun to fight with him and to talk with him. Everybody is so boring. It is a big vacuum for me. I will miss him terribly."
Osborne COLSON was born in Toronto on March 31, 1916. The Canadian figure skating hall of fame member died in hospital in Toronto on Friday, July 14, 2006. He was 90. He is survived by his brother, James Hall COLSON.

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CRANSTON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-09-20 published
ORT, Doctor Reginald Ross
Passed away peacefully at Tillsonburg Memorial Hospital on September 18, 2006 in his 79th year. Beloved husband of wife Joan (CRANSTON) of 50 years, wonderful father of Chris (his dear friend Sheila MENZES,) Lisa RAHN (ORT) (husband Aaron) of Vancouver, and Robert ORT of Guelph. Loving grandfather of Carley, Sarah, and Andrea ORT, Jason, and Kyla RAHN. Survived by his sister Margaret CHAMBERLIN (ORT) and predeceased by his brothers Harry and Gerald. Reg graduated with an Honours B.A. in Physical Education from University of Western Ontario in 1952 where he starred in football, hockey and wrestling. He received the Doctor Claude Brown Memorial Award and the Hon. G. Howard Ferguson award for the highest achievement in athletics, scholarship and university life. He taught and coached at Western before entering medicine. He graduated in 1957 and received his fellowship in General surgery in 1962, and Fellowship in the American College of Surgeons in 1966. He was inducted into the Western "W" Club Sports Hall of Fame in 1984. He practiced General Surgery in Tillsonburg for 33 years in partnership first with Elmer QUINTYN and later with Mohammed SABET and James BROWN. Special thanks to Doctor Robert HEVENOR and the dedicated and caring staff of Tillsonburg Hospital. Cremation has taken place. Mrs. ORT and her family will receive Friends at Ostrander's Funeral Home, 43 Bidwell Street, Tillsonburg (519-842-5221) for memorial visitation on Thursday, September 21, 2006 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A memorial service will be held on Friday, September 22, 2006 at Saint Paul's United Church, Tillsonburg at 11: 00 a.m. with Lynne ALLIN officiating. Inurnment of ashes in the Tillsonburg Cemetery Columbarium will follow. In lieu of flowers, donations made to Tillsonburg Memorial Hospital or Saint Paul's United Church would be greatly appreciated. Personal condolences may be sent to www.ostrandersfuneralhome.com

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CRANSTON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-09 published
MORRIS, Ralph E.
Peacefully after a short stay in hospital and a courageous battle with cancer, at Alexandra Marine and General Hospital, Goderich on Saturday January 7, 2006. Ralph E. MORRIS of Goderich in his 70th year. Beloved husband of the late Fran MORRIS. Proud father of Beth (Lincoln) HODGES, Rebecca (Trevor) HAUBRICH and grandfather of Rachel, Luke and Liam. Also survived by sister Isabel (Don) NEILSON and caring Friends Paul and Wilma DUCKWORTH and Ray (Lisa) CRANSTON. Friends will be received at McCallum and Palla Funeral Home, Cambria Rd. at East St. Goderich on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at the Funeral Home on Tuesday January 10, 2006 at 1 p.m. Interment Maitland Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Goderich Medical Clinic Campaign gratefully acknowledged.

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CRANSTON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-06 published
SIMMONDS, Marlene H.
Peacefully on Tuesday, April 4, 2006 at the Toronto Grace Hospital at the age of 68. Beloved daughter of Stanley and Martha SIMMONDS. Cherished niece of Verna CRANSTON, and will be fondly remembered by her many cousins. Marlene was a member of the Toronto Lawn Bowling Club and Zonta Club of Toronto. She was a long time employee of the Toronto Western Hospital Pharmacy Department. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter Yorke Chapel, 2357 Bloor St. W., at Windermere, east of the Jane subway, on Saturday, April 8, 2006 from 10 a.m. until the time of the Funeral Service in the Chapel at 11 o'clock. Private interment as per Marlene's request will take place at Niagara Lake Shore Cemetery, Niagara-on-the-Lake. If desired, remembrances may be made to the Toronto Grace Hospital, 650 Church Street, Toronto, M4Y 2G5

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CRANSWICK o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-27 published
VEEN, Beverley " Bev" Ann (BAKER)
Passed away as the result of an accident at Saint Michael's Hospital, Toronto on Tuesday, April 25, 2006. Beverley BAKER beloved wife of Bob VEEN. Dear mother of Cathy (Charlie THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON) and Ken VEEN (Betsy.) Loving grandmother of Lesley and Jamie THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON, Emma and Meaghan VEEN. Sister of Dodie CRANSWICK, Ross BAKER, Ron BAKER and the late Lillian HOLLINS. Friends will be received at the Allison Funeral Home, 103 Mill Street North, Port Hope, Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Saturday at Saint_John's Anglican Church, Pine Street North, Port Hope from 10 a.m. until time of Funeral Service at 11 a.m. Interment, Port Hope Union Cemetery. If desired, memorial contributions may be made by cheque to Saint_John's Church. www.allisonfuneralhome.com

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CRAPPERE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-04-03 published
PATON, Joyce Adelaide (née MacINTOSH)
On April 2, 2006 at the McCormick Home, Joyce PATON, age 84 years, widow of the late Robert James (Bob) PATON, passed away peacefully in her sleep. Also predeceased by her brother Sandy and sister-in-law Marion, sister Jean and brother-in-law Peter ROGERS, son-in-law Greg WHITFIELD, nephew Jim MATHESON and Peter ROGERS, niece Susan MacINTOSH and brothers and sisters-in-law Bill and Pearl PATON, Frank and Lorna PATON, Mildred and Bert CRAPPERE and Marg and Gord CARSON. Joyce, oldest daughter of Harry and Lila CREAM) MacINTOSH, was born October 16, 1921 in Halifax where she met her future husband Bob at a war-time dance. They eventually settled in London and started a successful plumbing business. Joyce also kept busy raising five children, gardening and doing volunteer work. She was a Girl Guide leader in Hyde Park, member of the Women's Institute in Thorndale and a dedicated 10 year London Health Sciences Centre gift shop volunteer. Joyce was keenly interested in politics and ran for alderman in London with her nephew Jim MATHESON as her campaign manager. She had a great appreciation for music and could be moved to tears by Tchaikovsky's Pathetique. Joyce took pride in her ability to recite the poetry of her youth and was particularly found of the verse of Robert Service. She liked to start her day with the crossword puzzle, and frequently challenged her grandchildren to a game of cribbage, scrabble or cards around the kitchen table. Joyce had a special place in her heart for each of her grandchildren. She enjoyed spending time with her sister Joan and on a hot summer day, loved to stop by for a swim in Joan and Hal's pool. Joyce derived great pleasure from having all her family together and these gatherings of "the clan" she initiated will be greatly missed. Lovingly remembered by her children Barb (Ernie) MOUCK of Gilbert Plains, Manitoba, Bill PATON of Blairmore, Alberta, Margaret PATON of London, Christine KNIGHTON of Etobicoke, Elizabeth (Terry) CROWLEY of London, grandchildren Bob WALKER (Crystal) of Niagara Falls, Bill WALKER (Annette) of Ottawa, Jon WALKER (Pat) of Vancouver, Kate and Ben WHITFIELD, Rachel SAUNDERS, Catherine CROWLEY of London, Lila KNIGHTON of Toronto and 9 great-grandchildren. Also left to mourn and cherish fond memories are her sister Joan (Hal) MATHESON of London, Art (Verna) MacINTOSH of Wilmot, Nova Scotia, Bill (Ruth) MacINTOSH of Dundas and many nieces and nephews. The family would like to thank those who cared for Joyce during her stay on Oak Avenue at the McCormick Home for their kindness. The quality of Joyce's later years was also enhanced by the excellent care she received through Alzheimer's Outreach Services at the McCormick Home, Highview Residences and Chelsey Park. Friends will be received 1 hour prior to the funeral service being held in the chapel of the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London, on Wednesday April 5th at 1 p.m. Interment in Woodland Cemetery, London. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations would be appreciated to the McCormick Home Foundation (for Alzheirmer's Outreach Services), 2022 Kains Road, London N6K 0A8, or the Brain Tumor Foundation of Canada, 650 Waterloo Street, Suite 100, London N6B 2R4. On line condonleces accepted at www.amgeorgefh.on.ca

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CRASE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-02 published
RITCHIE, Albert F.
Passed away peacefully at the Trillium Health Centre, Mississauga on Friday, March 31, 2006 just prior to his 91st birthday. son of the late Franklin and Violet RITCHIE. Beloved brother of Lillian TONKS, Evelyn BROOKS and the late Gordon and Harold. Loving uncle of Shirley TONKS and Mary CRASE and other nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter "Peel" Chapel, 2180 Hurontario Street, Mississauga (Hwy. 10, North of Queen Elizabeth Way) on Sunday and Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to be held in the Chapel on Tuesday, April 4, 2006 at 2: 30 p.m. Interment Saint_John's Dixie Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the charity of your choice.

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CRATCHLEY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-10-10 published
CRATCHLEY, Catherine Emma, B.A., B.Ed., M.Ed.
Catherine departed this life on Thursday, October 5, 2006. She was the loved and only child of Earle Cecil CRATCHLEY and Gladys Susannah MARSH. Cherished wife of George T. PHILLIPS. Catherine was a graduate of Victoria College, University of Toronto and O.I.S.E. She had a happy and rewarding career as a teacher and administrator with the Toronto Board of Education. Catherine wished to be cremated. A burial service will take place at her parent's grave in Park Lawn Cemetery - conducted by Father Philip HOBSON of the Church of Saint Martin in-the-Fields. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Donkey Sanctuary of Canada. "There is a green hill far away."

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CRATE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-03-06 published
GILES, Jim
(15 year employee with C.E.C. Services, Aurora and former active Big Brother)
Suddenly at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Barrie, on Saturday, March 4, 2006, in his 37th year. Jim GILES of Sugar Bush, beloved husband and best friend of Asya (née BELL.) Loving and caring father of Taylor and Breanne, both at home. Dear son of Cliff and Donna GILES of Lake Dalrymple and son-in-law of Dale and Jill BELL of Orillia. Survived by his sister Tami (Cory) CRATE of Orillia. Cherished grand_son of Jack GILES of Newmarket, Verna STEWARD/STEWART/STUART and Isabel NITZ, both of Orillia. Will be sadly missed by his many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and close Friends. The late Mr. Jim GILES will rest at the Mundell Funeral Home, 79 West St. N., Orillia from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral service will be held at St. Paul's United Church, 62 Peter St. N., Orillia on Wednesday afternoon, March 8th at 1 o'clock. Cremation to follow. If desired, memorial donations to the Children's Wish Foundation or charity of one's choice would be appreciated. Messages of condolence are welcomed at www.mundellfuneralhome.com

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CRAVEN o@ca.on.brant.brantford.the_expositor 2006-03-22 published
OSIDACZ, Jared Craven
Tragically on Saturday, March 18, 2006, Jared (my honeybun) our sweet angel was taken away from us; beloved and cherished only son of Julie CRAVEN. " One heart, one love." Broken hearted are his mother, grandparents Nana MAUREEN and granddad and "best buddy" John CRAVEN; cherished nephew and Godson of Aunty Louise and Uncle Dave, nephew of Uncle Sean and Aunt Cathy, Aunty Cathie and cousin of Paul and George DALZIEL and special cousin of Little John David; loved and never forgotten by aunts and uncles in England. Jared was a gifted child who loved and created music. Friends will be received at the Dennis Toll Funeral Home, 55 Charing Cross Street, Brantford on Thursday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Service in the chapel on Friday at 11 a.m. Donations to the Saint_John's Drum and Bugle Corp or the Brant Waterways Foundation (Jared loved the trails) appreciated. www.dennistoll.ca "Good bye my sweet, sweet heart, my little prince. I'll love you forever, I'll love you for always, as long as I'm living my baby you'll be." A Tree will be planted in memory of Jared.

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CRAVEN o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-06-26 published
CRAVEN, Wilford Cole
At Bluewater Health Norman Street Site, Sarnia on Friday, June 23, 2006 Wilford Cole CRAVEN, age 85 of Sarnia. Wilford graduated from Queen's University with a Science Degree in 1944, was a member of the Sarnia Golf and Curling Club from 1956 to 2006 and was a lifetime Golden "K" Kiwanis member. Beloved husband of the late Lois Madeleine (FRENCH) CRAVEN. Loved father of Stewart Grant CRAVEN and his wife Lenore Norman of Toronto, Deborah Elizabeth Craven WINDHAM and her husband William WINDHAM of Palm Bay, Florida and Wendy Patrice CRAVEN and her husband Dale James HOLDEN of Concord, Ohio. Dear grandfather of Krista Lauren CRAVEN, Allyson Siobhan WINDHAM, Dale James Craven HOLDEN and Fay Madeleine Craven HOLDEN. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, June 27, 2006 at 2: 00 p.m. at Grace United Church, 990 Cathcart Blvd, Sarnia. Interment to follow in Lakeview Cemetery. Family and Friends will be received at the Smith Funeral Home, 1576 London Line, Sarnia on Monday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. Sympathy through donations to the Charity of Choice would be appreciated by the family. Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.smithfuneralhome.ca

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CRAVEN o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-12-07 published
CRAVEN, Ferne
In loving memory of a dear wife, mother and grandmother, Ferne, who passed away December 7, 1984.
We do not need a special day
To bring you to our minds
The days we do not think of you
Are very hard to find.
They say time heals all sorrow
And helps one to forget
But time so far has only proved
How much we miss you yet.
Lovingly remembered, sadly missed, never to be forgotten… Dave and family.

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CRAVEN o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-12-15 published
GAGEN, F. Bev
A lifelong resident of Saint Thomas, passed away at the Saint Thomas-Elgin General Hospital on Thursday, December 14, 2006, in his 87th year. Beloved husband of 58 years to Elma (REID) GAGEN. Dear brother-in-law of Marjorie and Russ STEVENS of Brownsville, Jean REID of R.R.#3, Saint Thomas, and Loretta REID of Elliot Lake. Also survived by a number of nieces and nephews. Predeceased by three brothers-in-law, John, Dave, and Ervin REID. Born in Saint Thomas, June 15, 1920, he was the son of the late Frank and Mary Margaret "Maizie" (CRAVEN) GAGEN. Mr. Gagen was a retired employee of Lorain Products and a former employee of Clevite, Saint Thomas. During the Second World War, he served in Canada with the Elgin Regiment. In keeping with Mr. GAGEN's wishes, cremation has taken place and private interment will be made in Union Cemetery. A public memorial service will be held at the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington Street, Saint Thomas on Saturday, December 16th at 1: 30 p.m. Memorial donations to the charity of one's choice gratefully acknowledged.

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CRAVEN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-09-12 published
HAMMOND, Cyril Alfred (October 3, 1918-September 9, 2006)
(Dunkirk, The Burma Campaign, Gunner, 18th Field Regiment, Royal Artillery)
At Kensington Gardens, in Toronto in his 88th year. Cyril, the most beloved father of Judith CAMPBELL of Toronto and Nicholas HAMMOND and his wife Maggie of the United Kingdom. Dearly loved grandfather of Sarah CAMPBELL of Toronto and James (Lizzie) and Andrew HAMMOND of the United Kingdom. Dearest great-grandfather of Abby and Owen OLIVER. Loving brother of Norah BOURLAND of Rockford, Illinois and the late Barbara CRAVEN of the United Kingdom. Dear uncle of Keith JOHNSON (Marian,) Brian (Marlene) of Toronto, Doctor Bill BOURLAND (Debra) of Boise, Idaho, Jamie COUGHTRY (Jay) of Las Vegas, Nevada, Dimaris BOURLAND of Maryland, Dr. Virginia DENNINGTON (Martin) of Bristol, United Kingdom and Patrick CRAVEN (Sally) of Yarm, Cleveland. Born in Leeds, Yorkshire, Cyril enjoyed a long career in the civil service and was the recipient of the Imperial Service Medal. He immigrated to Canada in 2003 after the death of his beloved wife Olive. He was a true gentleman, with a dry wit and a gentle Yorkshire irony. His passions were his beautiful garden, fishing, sailing, boat building, cycling, tennis, cabinet making, woodworking and the countryside of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Sincere thanks to Canadian family, Friends, health professionals and the Sisters of Saint_Joseph for their support of Cyril's journey in Canada. Family service at Lawnswood, Yorkshire in the U.K.

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CRAVEN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-02 published
THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON, Grace Corrinne (née CHESSUM)
At the age of 98. Entered peacefully into rest at Campbellford Memorial Hospital on March 31, 2006 at 5: 15 p.m. Corrinne, daughter of the late Grace and Alfred CHESSUM. Wife of the late William Ranby THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON. Mother of Donna CRAVEN and her late husband Jack. Grandmother of Corrinne and Bruce ORPWOOD and Cathy and Bruce PORTER. Great-grandmother of Jamie-Lynn and Drew ORPWOOD. Sister of Russell and the late Sheila CHESSUM. Aunt of Ray CHESSUM, Norma and Ken FRAIL and Greg CHESSUM. Sister-in-law of Mary and the late Cecil THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON. Lovingly remembered by many cousins, great-nieces and nephews. Corrinne was a member of Madoc Chapter 143 of The Order of The Eastern Star and St. Andrew's United Church in Marmora. The family will receive Friends at the McConnell Funeral Home, 9 Bursthall Street, Marmora, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday. Funeral Service in St. Andrew's United Church, Marmora, Tuesday, April 4 at 1: 00 p.m. Eastern Star Service Monday at 7: 00 p.m. Interment Resthaven Memorial Gardens, Scarborough. Donations to the Lupus Foundation or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

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