FLADBY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-26 published
FLADBY, Annie " May"
Peacefully on Wednesday, January 25th, 2006, at the Post Inn Village in Oakville. May FLADBY, in her 82nd year, loving wife of the late Lennox FLADBY. Dear mother of Carol and her husband David HADSKIS and Allen. Sister of Norman WHITE/WHYTE (Fern,) Arthur WHITE/WHYTE (Jean) and Hazel OBERLIN (Art.) Loved nana of Brian, Alisa and Daniel. May will be sadly missed by her many nieces, nephews and Friends. Friends will be received at the J.S. Jones and son Funeral Home, 11582 Trafalgar Road, north of Maple Ave., Georgetown, (905) 877-3631 on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Saturday, January 28th, 2006 at 2: 00 p.m. Reception to follow. Interment at Highland Memory Gardens, North York on Monday, January 30th at 1: 00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. To send expressions of sympathy, visit www.jsjonesandsonfuneralhome.com

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FLAGLER o@ca.on.peterborough.north_monaghan.peterborough.the_peterborough_examiner 2006-02-27 published
LEONT, Florence Patricia (née FARRELL)
Peacefully on Saturday, February 25, 2006 at Extendicare. Beloved wife of the late Morris LEONT (1996.) Dear mother of Maureen and her husband Claire GOSELIN of Omemee, Sandra LEONT and and Don LEONT all of Peterborough. Dear friend of Mark ARBOGAST, Shawn GODBOUT and Richard FLAGLER. Loving Nanny of Aimy, Melissa, Laura and Jordan. Dear sister of Angie DEANE, Walter, Danelda, Mary READY, Marina, Sara LIVINGSTONE and Cyril and the late Malcolm, Kay, Alex, Charles, Theresa (Cissie) Russell Stephen, Emily McALISTER and 2 borthers in infancy. In keeping with Florence's wishes a private memorial service will be held at Comstock Funeral Home & Cremation Centre. Interment at St. Peter's Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Lung Association or The Food Bank would be appreciated by Florence's family.

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FLAHERTY o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-07-06 published
KINDELLAN- KIVELL, Kathryn (née KINDELLAN)
Peacefully at London Health Sciences Centre University Hospital on Wednesday, July 5th, 2006 Mrs. Kathryn KINDELLAN- KIVELL of London at the age of 65. Beloved wife of Russ KIVELL, loving mother and grandmother of Sean T. FLAHERTY of New York, Michael D. FLAHERTY and Shauna POWELL, their son Samuel of London and Robert D. FLAHERTY, Christine SULLIVAN of Vancouver. Dear sister of Sheila K. SHEEHAN, Maureen and Jim LEVINS, Frank and Dorothy KINDELLAN, Mary and Ross TELLETT, Kevin KINDELLAN and P.J. CAREFOOTE and Stephen and Inger KINDELLAN. Predeceased by Michael and Pat KINDELLAN as well as by her parents Denis and Margaret KINDELLAN and brother-in-law Tom SHEEHAN. The Funeral Service will be conducted at the Westview Funeral Chapel, 709 Wonderland Road North, on Saturday, July 8, 2006 at 11 a.m. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario.

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FLAHERTY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-07 published
McKECHNIE, Bertha Maude (CARBERRY) (July 15, 1920-April 5, 2006)
Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 5, 2006 at the Bennett Centre in Georgetown. Predeceased by her loving husband Russell McKECHNIE (1983) and her brother Howard CARBERRY. Dear mother of Deanna CLEAVE (Don) and Linda LIVINGSTON (Dave.) Proud grandma and great-grandmother of Brian, Michelle and Allison CLEAVE, Dave, Sara Lynn and Shea CLEAVE, Brenda CLEAVE, Paul CLEAVE, Kara, Jamie and Laura FLAHERTY and Ashley, Glenn and Lily BECKETT. Bertha will be fondly remembered by her nieces and nephews, relatives and her many Friends. She was a long time resident of Mississauga and spent the last 7 years under the kind and wonderful care of the Bennett Centre staff. Friends will be received at the J.S. Jones and son Funeral Home, 11582 Trafalgar Road, north of Maple Ave., Georgetown, (905) 877-3631 on Saturday, April 8th, from 2-6 p.m. Private funeral with burial at Providence Cemetery, Caledon East. If desired, a charitable donation made to Cancer Assistance Services of Halton Hills or the Bennett Centre would be appreciated. To send expressions of sympathy visit www.jsjonesandsonfuneralhome.com

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FLAHERTY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-11 published
BLETSOE, Viola Mary (née CONNOLLY)
Suddenly at Peterborough Manor, on Sunday, April 9, 2006, in her 85th year. Vi, loving wife of the late Ross BLETSOE. Dear mother of Ross and his wife Carol, and Don and his wife Linda. Predeceased by son Ron. Beloved grandma of Erica and her husband Doug NEWTON, Ian and his wife Sarah, Adam and his wife Cera, and Colin and his girlfriend Katie. Cherished great-grandma of Kaiden. Sister of Margaret FLAHERTY, Jack and his wife Flo, Jim and Bob CONNOLLY and sister-in-law of Al TURNER. Predeceased by sister Kay TURNER. Vi will be sadly missed by many Friends and relatives. She will be remembered as the "Lady in Red". Friends will be received at the Ogden Funeral Home, 4164 Sheppard Ave. East, Agincourt (east of Kennedy Road) on Wednesday, April 12 from 12 noon until 1: 30 p.m. The Funeral Service will take place in the Ogden Chapel at 1: 30 p.m. Interment Highland Memory Gardens. As an expression of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

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FLAMAN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-06-24 published
GALLAGHER, Patricia "Patsy" Marie (née YOUNG)
Patsy was born on November 20, 1939 in Vanguard, Saskatchewan. She died in Regina on June 19, 2006 of complications after surgery for lung cancer. She was predeceased by her loving parents, Ardell (1979) and Eunice (1988) YOUNG. Patsy is survived by her three sisters and their families: Shirley and John FAGAN, niece and namesake, Patricia FAGAN, nephew Michael and his wife, Trisha, and great-nephews, Liam and Joel; Judy FLAMAN, nephew Gregory and his wife, Cara, great-niece Samantha and great-nephews Alexander and Nicholas; Virginia and Bob HERSCHE, and nephews Timothy and Daniel. Patsy was a committed trade unionist, feminist and political activist throughout her life. She received her teacher 's diploma at the University of Saskatchewan and taught school for two years in Northern Manitoba and Regina. In the 1960's, Patsy lived and worked at various jobs in Ottawa. In 1964, she returned to Regina to work at the Students' Union on the Regina Campus where she became active in the Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 1975. Patsy was Executive Assistant to the President of the Saskatchewan Federation of Labour from 1976 to 1982. She held positions in the Saskatchewan Government Employees' Union as education officer, staff representative, director of membership services and executive director of operations. Patsy retired from Saskatchewan Government Employees' Union in 2001. Patsy was active in left politics from an early age. She was a member of the Saskatchewan Waffle and was on the editorial board of Next Year Country. When the formal trade union movement wouldn't make room for a broad-based women's committee, she and other like-minded feminist trade unionists, formed Saskatchewan Working Women. She worked endlessly for the rights of working women; fighting for publicly funded childcare, equal pay for work of equal value, and effective labour and collective bargaining laws. Patsy was one of the first female trade union leaders in Canada and mentored many women in trade union politics. She won many important battles for Saskatchewan Government Employees' Union members. During her retirement, she was active in the Council of Canadians, Briar Patch magazine, the Saskatchewan Federation of Union Retirees and the Saskatchewan Health Coalition. She was a member of the Saskatchewan Labour Relations Board. Patsy was an avid gardener, traveler and cat lover. She delighted in making her home a refuge for her many Friends from across the country. Patsy's family wishes to thank her many Friends and comrades for their cards and letters during her brief illness. They also wish to thank Doctor A. Moustapha and all the staff in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit at the Regina General Hospital for their gentle care of Patsy during her illness. A Celebration Of Patsy's Life will be held at the Regina Funeral Home, Hwy #1 East, Regina, Saskatchewan on Saturday, June 24, 2006 at 7: 00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Regina Transition House, P O. Box. 1364, Regina, Saskatchewan S4P 3B8. Family and Friends are invited to sign a book of condolences through www.regina-memorial.ca. Arrangements are entrusted to Regina Funeral Home (306) 789-8850.

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FLAMING o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-04-20 published
BENDER, Rufus John
Passed away at South Bruce Grey Health Centre, Durham on Monday, April 17th, 2006. Rufus John BENDER, of R.R.#3 Durham, in his 88th year. Loving husband of Ellen BENDER, formerly Ellen ROTH. Cherished father of Sandy BENDER and his wife Bonnie of Wroxeter, Karen and her husband Harold FLAMING of Guelph, Gloria and her husband Ron MacDONALD of Hanover, Paul BENDER and his wife Barb of Mississauga, and John BENDER and his wife Carol Ann of Durham. Fondly remembered by his 16 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Survived by his sisters Viola ROPP and Ruby WEBER. Brother-in-law of Agnes GINGERICH. Predeceased by his sister Rosetta BENDER and his brother Chris BENDER. A Celebration of Life for Rufus will be held at the Listowel Pentecostal Church (5629 Hwy 86 East, Listowel) on Saturday, April 22nd at 2: 30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the New Tribes Mission - Durham would be appreciated by the family and may be made by calling the McCulloch-Watson Funeral Home, Durham (519)369-3837.

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FLAMMINIO o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-10-23 published
Gino EMPRY, Agent And Publicist (1925-2006)
Brassy Toronto impresario with a 1,000-name roster of show-biz clients was, deep down, a shy guy with a heart of gold, and a regular churchgoer
By Ron CSILLAG,
Special to The Globe and Mail; Globe and Mail archives, Page S8
Toronto -- He spent one night with Pearl Bailey while the singer talked about the sex life of a pomegranate until 3 a.m.
Marlene Dietrich gave him a wallet with blank cards inside after spying him fishing around in his pockets for something to scribble on. "You must always be chic," she cooed.
Tony Bennett once fixed him with a stare and asked menacingly, "What the hell is that supposed to mean? Are you making fun of me?"
Phyllis Diller once sent him $500 to help pay for a nose job. On the other hand, buxom Jane Russell took one look at that generous schnozz and pronounced it "big enough to fit my cleavage."
Welcome to Gino EMPRY's world.
Talent agent, impresario, boulevardier and flack-turned-friend to dozens -- no darling, make that hundreds -- of stars, Mr. EMPRY was a throwback to an era when Public Relations men such as Irving "Swifty" Lazar bent the ears of such make'em-or-break'em celebrity scribes as Walter Winchell and Hedda Hopper.
For over 40 years, Mr. EMPRY was a show-biz fixture in Toronto, booking the talent at the fabled Imperial Room in the Royal York Hotel, hyping his stable to pretty much anyone who listened, befriending cops, doormen, tough guys and starving artists. Dubbed the father of celebrity publicity in Canada, it's probably no exaggeration to say he rubbed shoulders with every famous name in, well, the Western Hemisphere.
His 1,000-name roster of clients included, at various times, Mr. Bennett, Peggy Lee, Deborah Kerr, Cher, Jack Lemmon, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Bob Hope, Eartha Kitt, Peter O'Toole and, closer to home, Ronnie Hawkins, William Hutt, Karen Kain, Anne Murray and Roch Voisine. The only person he regretted not having worked with was Clark Gable. "But he's dead," Mr. EMPRY once observed. "Otherwise, I've met all the others."
His forte was the personal touch. "He and I hit it off quite well," recalled Ms. Murray. "He was always so flamboyant and we always had good laughs. He used to say to me, 'when are we gonna have dinner?' And, of course, we never had dinner. But every year he sent me a Christmas card -- every single year since 1971 -- and he handwrote on every one, 'when are we gonna have dinner?' "
It was a God-given gift, he told The Globe and Mail in a 1996 spread. "That's why stars trust me and why they have done things for me that they wouldn't do for other people."
Like the time he talked British singer Petula Clark into taking over a laryngitis-stricken Mr. Bennett's Toronto gig on one day's notice. Or when the Toronto police force "begged" Mr. EMPRY to get Hal Linden, then television's Captain Barney Miller, to appear at one of their bashes. "He said yes to me, and I guess that's partly why I have half the police force as my Friends," Mr. EMPRY recalled with satisfaction. "I just looove policemen."
And they loved him back. At his legendary parties, whether at the Royal York or at his knick-knack-filled, white-carpeted, shagadelic downtown pad, "half the Toronto police was there, and that's one reason he could park anywhere at any time, no questions asked," recalled Mary JOLLIFFE, who served as the Stratford Festival's first communications director. "He never paid a parking ticket -- ever," confirmed Helga STEPHENSON, a Toronto film promoter.
Mr. EMPRY was a character in a character's world. "People tell me, 'Gino, you don't walk into a room, you make an appearance.' " It was a trick he learned from Bernadette Peters. "She told me once, 'Gino, do you know how you get the best table in a restaurant? You walk to the front of the line and look imperious.' "
The look came naturally. The family name was EMPERATORE, from the Italian imperatore, meaning emperor or commander, or, to Mr. EMPRY, of the Caesars. "And my police Friends tell me I am like a Caesar, always ordering people around."
It was an unlikely trait for a pallid, elfin guy, barely 5 feet 6 inches (when not wearing his favourite two-inch heels), a Kim Jong-il-style bouffant 'do, silk ascot, and jewellery -- lots of it, as befitting someone with such distinguished roots. Around his neck was a multicoloured ammolite pendant -- a gift, he said, from Ella Fitzgerald. The heavy gold bracelet was from Tony Bennett, the Mickey Mouse watch from Kay Ballard, the diamond pinky ring from Glenda Jackson, and the goldfish charm from Lena Horne. A chunky signet ring flashed the family coat of arms: a star and a half-moon topped by a chivalric helmet, anchored by the banner, "Emperatore." This bit of heraldry also adorned Mr. EMPRY's gold-embossed business cards.
At his zenith, he managed Mr. Bennett worldwide for a dozen years, but not Robert Goulet, as has been reported. "Gino and I were Friends," said Mr. Goulet on the phone. "He did Public Relations for me in Canada. We loved him dearly." And then, he popped the most hotly debated question about Mr. EMPRY: " How old was he?" Told an estimate, Mr. Goulet seemed shocked. "Holy mackerel! He never looked it."
Like Jack Benny plus a decade, Mr. EMPRY was eternally 49. "I'm not vain," he insisted. "I just go to great lengths to look better than I am." He would say, with a straight face, that he was born in 1949, though biographical material says he graduated from the University of Toronto in 1961 at what would have been the precocious age of 12 (one unconvinced wag quipped that Mr. EMPRY "seems to have represented everyone from Sir Wilfrid Laurier to Ella Fitzgerald"). He was also coy about his credentials those close to him say he had been a bona fide chartered accountant.
One thing that might surprise people who couldn't see beyond the glitz -- Mr. EMPRY was, deep down, a shy guy with a heart of gold, and a regular churchgoer to boot.
"Everybody's talking about what a character he was and all the stars he dealt with, but nobody has said how helpful he was to a lot of unknowns... all the small companies starting out," said Sylvia SHAWN, who was Mr. EMPRY's partner for 20 years. "Whoever asked for help, got it."
And it was a long list: the Actors Fund of Canada, the Canadian Cancer Society, DareArts, Easter Seals, the Ontario Musical Arts Centre, juvenile diabetes, Israel Bonds and the Variety Club of Ontario, to name a few. In 1993, he received the city of Toronto's highest honour, the Award of Merit, and three years later, was guest of honour at a tribute from Famous People Players, the renowned black-light theatre company, one of his favourite causes.
Long-time Imperial Room maitre d' Louis JANNETTA, famous for refusing Bob Dylan entrance because the singer wasn't wearing a tie, recalled Mr. EMPRY's creation of "Gypsy nights" -- when the cover charge was dropped at the venue for young theatre unknowns.
"We allowed all the [local] theatres -- the Limelight, the Mousetrap, Second City -- to come for the late show on Thursdays of opening week without a cover charge." A lot of young artists came, John Candy among them, and to Mr. JANNETTA's consternation, their dress was not up to the room's formal standards. "I provided jackets for them," he noted. Mr. EMPRY "was a genius in his own right."
The eldest of nine children, Gino was the son of Arturo EMPERATORE, who came to Canada from a rural region outside Rome, and Lucy FLAMMINIO of Toronto, who was 15 when she gave birth to him. The couple ran a small grocery store and butcher shop, where the young Gino cut off the top of two of his fingers in a meat-slicing machine.
Mr. EMPRY remembered being "wretchedly poor. We had to count our pennies. In the Italian ghetto, there were gangsters and rough types. I used to get beat up because I liked school. I remember my mother telling me, 'There's more than one way to fight a battle. Use your tongue.' So I learned to use my mouth which is very useful in my business!"
He developed a love of the theatre while at Saint Mary of the Angels Separate School in Toronto. He acted with Catholic youth groups before joining an all-boys acting ensemble at Saint Michael's College. "I played Portia and Juliet because I was small."
He had an uneasy relationship with his parents and left home early. His father was distant at best. "My father was a wonderful man, but very shy, and never a father figure to me. So I kept looking for strong men to give me what I felt I needed -- authority. Being of Caesarean heritage… I'm both a gladiator and a slave. I'm a slave to my work and I'm a perfectionist. I insist on things being done right. There are no loose ends with me."
His first job was as a night auditor for a trucking company. Later, he worked as a systems analyst for a transportation firm, while appearing in some 50 amateur theatre productions, including what he'd refer to as his best performance -- in Teahouse of the August Moon. But he yearned for more, and plunked down $2,000 for a career consultant, who advised him to take two years to get a toehold in entertainment. Mr. EMPRY wrote hundreds of letters to radio producers, theatre owners -- anyone who might give him a break.
It happened in 1964, when the contacts he'd made at the Ontario Drama League led him to Ed MIRVISH of Honest Ed's discount store fame. Mr. MIRVISH needed a boost for his recently purchased Royal Alexander Theatre. To compete, it had to draw the big names away from the rival O'Keefe Centre, and Mr. EMPRY was hired. Emboldened, he formed his own booking and public-relations agency. "I started at the top," he said later. "You couldn't get any better than the Royal Alex at the time. I got $100 a week." Things only improved when the Irish Rovers signed him as their international publicist.
In 1970, he became entertainment director/Public Relations consultant for the 500-seat Imperial Room, then the country's top nightclub. In addition to A-list celebs, he booked female impersonators and Las-Vegas-style revues. Mr. Bennett, among the top acts, insisted on the same suite at the Royal York, one that faced east fronting the gilded Royal Bank Tower (the crooner's paintings adorned the walls of Mr. EMPRY's condo.) Count Basie was "the very essence of cool." Raquel Welch was "pretty, but not glamorous." Mr. EMPRY and dancer Cyd Charisse used "to sit for hours talking about everything under the sun… I never got tired of looking at those incredible legs."
The Imperial Room closed in 1989 and in 1991, Mr. EMPRY was abruptly dismissed from the MIRVISH account by Honest Ed's son, David.
He soldiered on with corporate shilling, including for Playboy magazine in Canada. Three years ago, he couldn't have bought juicier publicity than when he orchestrated a handshake and chit-chat between Aline Chrétien, prim wife of the then-prime-minister, and Tailor James, a well-endowed Toronto-born Playmate of the Month. Organizers of the charity event were miffed, but it got tongues wagging. The news media took note, but dismissed it as "a tempest in a D cup."
More recently, Mr. EMPRY farmed himself out, perhaps tongue-in-cheek, as "the Happiness Guru" ($100 for a one-hour session), inspired by sultry singer Peggy Lee, who referred to Mr. EMPRY in her autobiography by that 1960s tag. When he asked why, she replied: "Think about it, Gino. We are considered as stars in the entertainment industry but we are misused, abused, taken advantage of and left stranded in embarrassing situations that have nothing to do with what we really are all about.
"Along comes baby-faced Gino EMPRY, and he really cares. He understands our concerns, our worries and our needs. Even more important, he doesn't pander to the vanities we parade to our unsuspecting fans. He seems to know our weaknesses and treats them with love and respect. He really loves us!"
He really did. "He was very good to his clients, very loyal," Ms. JOLIFFE said. "He often worked around the clock for them."
Of course, there was his dark side. "To know Gino was, at one point, to have had a fight with him," said Ms. Stephenson. "He could be infuriating one moment and endearing the next."
A temper that fuelled more than a few thrown telephones got him into hot water in 1989 after an altercation with a woman in the lobby of the building that housed his million-dollar condo. The judge didn't buy his plea of self-defence, and he was fined $1,000. "I haven't used a lawyer since," he said, years later.
The appearance of Mr. EMPRY's memoirs was a foregone conclusion. He wanted to call them You Star, Me Gino, but the 2002 volume was titled I Belong to the Stars, a collection of piquant tales ranging from procuring hashish for Peter O'Toole, to getting Cher an Eaton's credit card, to fending off the advances of Xaviera (the Happy Hooker) Hollander.
Last year, he corralled support from musicians and performers in Toronto in an event to shine a light on increased gun violence in the city. This past summer, it was rumoured that he was working on a bash to celebrate the city's burgeoning Chinese population.
Mr. EMPRY never married, not even to his companion of 20 years, psychic Nikki PEZARO. He knew he occasionally rivalled the celebrity of some of his clients but "I'm a person in my own right, so why not?"
Gino EMPRY was born in Toronto on, it is believed, October 11, 1925, and died there on October 14, 2006, after suffering complications from a stroke that occurred in July. He was 81.

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FLANAGAN o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-03-08 published
MITCHELL, Marie
Of Hanover, passed away at Grey-Bruce Health Services, Owen Sound on Monday, March 6th, 2006. She was 73. Survived by husband Harvey MITCHELL, son Darrel (Brenda) McDAID of Kitchener, daughters Casey GUTHROW of Owen Sound, Jean (Kirk) LANTZ of R.R.#1 Mildmay, Joan (Paul) STRUCKE of Hanover, Janet EIDT of Neustadt, grandchildren Robert, Shawn Lee, Craig, Laurie, Lane, Jana, Braden, great-grandchildren Dominic and Logan. Also survived by sisters Bea KALE of Seaforthe and Rosemary FLANAGAN of Kitchener. Predeceased by son Kenneth McDAID and brothers Ken and Jack LANE. Visitation at Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover, on Thursday 2: 00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. where a Funeral Service will be held on Friday, March 10th, 2006 at 11: 00 a.m. Memorial donations to the Salvation Army or the charity of one's choice would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Further information and register book available at www.mightonfuneralhome.ca

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FLANAGAN o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-11-24 published
FLANAGAN, Paul
In loving memory of our beloved son, brother, uncle and friend, Paul, who passed away at the age of 42, on November 24, 1998.
May you always walk in sunshine,
And God's love around you flow
For the happiness you have given us,
No one will ever know.
It broke our hearts to lose you,
But you did not go alone,
A part of us went with you,
The day God called you home.
A million times we needed you,
A million times we cried.
If love could have only saved you
- You never would have died.
Much loved and missed by Mom and Dad, Debra and Holger, Shane, and many Friends.
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FLANAGAN o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-07-03 published
CORRIVEAU, Harvey Joseph
At University Hospital, London, on Saturday, July 1, 2006, Harvey Joseph CORRIVEAU in his 76th year. Beloved husband of Barbara (HARTMAN) CORRIVEAU. Brother of Louis CORRIVEAU (Iny) of Saint Marys, Wilfred CORRIVEAU (Rosemary) of Kitchener, Father John CORRIVEAU, O.F.M., Cap, of Rome, Madeline KELLY (Dan) of London and Theresa McLEOD of Lighthouse Cove. Brother-in-law of Mary Ann FLANAGAN, Martha and Jim RUGGABER, Ellen and Morris RAU of London, Tillman and Muriel HARTMAN of Shakespeare, Richard HARTMAN of Calgary, Michael and Dara HARTMAN of Dashwood. Predeceased by his parents Dennis and Meryl CORRIVEAU, his brother Peter, brothers-in-law Barry McLEOD, Bernard FLANAGAN, sister-in-law Jo-Ann HARTMAN, niece Lisa CORRIVEAU and nephew Michael HARTMAN. Visitors will be received on Monday from 2: 00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. in the O'Neil Funeral Home, 350 William Street. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated in Mary Immaculate Church (Trafalgar and Admiral Drive) on Tuesday at 11: 00 a.m. Interment Saint Peter's Cemetery. Prayers Monday at 8: 30 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to the Mary Immaculate Parish Building Fund or the Sunshine Foundation.

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FLANAGAN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-03-25 published
FLANAGAN, Muriel Lily (1914-2006)
Muriel was called home to the Lord on Monday March 20, suddenly, but peacefully at age 91. She had been eagerly looking forward to rejoining the love of her life, her late husband Wilson. Her faith and her family were very important to her. She leaves behind her dear sister Ivy BROOKS and family, beloved sons Gordon and David; daughters-in-law Helen and Susan. Dear grandmother to Diane (Spencer MARTIN,) Anne-Marie, Dylan, Lauren, Andrew, Courtney and great-grand_son Adrian. A private service was held for the family. If desired, contributions to the Muriel Flanagan Memorial Fund may be made through Partners International 8500 Torbram Road, Unit 56, Brampton, Ontario L6T 5C6. Arrangements entrusted to Morley Bedford Funeral Home. The Lord is my Shepherd, I shall not want.

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FLANAGAN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-05-26 published
SAINT_ONGE, Audrey (née WILSON)
Peacefully, surrounded by her family, on Wednesday, May 24, 2006, at Trillium Health Centre, Mississauga Site. She has joined her beloved husband John and son Jimmie. Loving mother of John and his wife Susan, Kathleen and her husband Michael FLANAGAN, and Judy and her husband Gilles SOUCY. Grandma " Audie" will be sadly missed by Emily, Carolyn, Katie, Sean, Renee, Madeline, Natalie, Patrick, Nicole, Christina, Michael and Danielle. Audrey will be fondly remembered by her brother Bill WILSON and his wife Dolores, and her sister Carlina ZARDO. Also will be remembered by her sister-in-law Marion and her husband Jim TANNIAN. Special thanks to the caregivers at Credit Valley Hospital and Trillium Health Centre, Mississauga Site, for their compassion during her last few days. Friends will be received at the Neweduk Funeral Home - "Mississauga Chapel", 1981 Dundas Street, W., (1 block east of Erin Mills Pkwy.) from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. on Sunday. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Francis of Assisi Roman Catholic Church, 2473 Thorn Lodge Dr., Mississauga, on Monday, May 29, 2006, at 11 a.m. Cremation. Interment of Ashes will be held at a later date at Saint Mary's Cemetery, Port Credit. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Carlo Fidani Peel Regional Cancer Society. Neweduk Funeral Home - 905-828-8000 www.neweduk.com

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FLANAGAN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-06-02 published
FLANAGAN, Frederick James, F.I.I.C.
Died suddenly on Wednesday, May 31, 2006 at the age of 72. Beloved husband of Lorraine (née FOLEY.) Loving father of James, Marilyn and Susan. Cherished grandfather of Scott and Haley GOODWIN and Sophie ELLWOOD. Brother of Shirley and Virginia. The family will receive Friends at the Humphrey Funeral Home - A.W. Miles Chapel, 1403 Bayview Avenue (south of Eglinton Avenue East), from 2-5 p.m. on Saturday, June 3rd and Sunday, June 4th. Funeral Mass will be held on Monday, June 5th at 10: 30 a.m in St. Bonaventure's Church, 1300 Leslie Street. Interment at York Cemetery. Born in Montreal, Fred was well respected in the insurance industry in Quebec, New Brunswick and Ontario. He was active in the community and served in many volunteer organizations and was a past Director of the Ontario Club. Fred enjoyed spending time at his cottage in Quebec and was a keen golfer. Fred was a loyal friend to many people and will be missed by all.

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FLANAGAN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-11-18 published
MANSELL / FLANAGAN
Jennifer, Matthew and big sister Madeline are thrilled to welcome Isabelle Sarah Mansell to the world! Born Tuesday November 14 at 9: 26 p.m. at Saint_Joseph's Health Centre, Toronto, Isabelle weighed in at 6 lbs 15 oz. A heartfelt thank you to the wonderful midwives Mahnaz TOREI, Aimee FEHLNER and Janet HOLTHAM. Thanks also to Aunts Kelly and Sue for their support through a quick delivery. Proud grandmothers are Mary MANSELL and Rose FLANAGAN.

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FLANAGAN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-15 published
BEEDELL, Muriel "Mo"
At Toronto East General Hospital, on Friday, January 13, 2006. Beloved wife of the late Charles. Dear mother of Gary. Loving sister of Margaret COLLIE and the late Harry FLANAGAN. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel at the Humphrey Funeral Home - A.W. Miles Chapel, 1403 Bayview Avenue (south of Eglinton Avenue East), on Thursday, January 19th at 1 o'clock, followed by cremation. If desired, donations may be made to The Canadian Cancer Society, 20 Holly Street, Suite 101, Toronto, Ontario M4S 3B1.

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FLANAGAN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-25 published
FLINT, Honora Chew Atkins
Peacefully in her sleep, in her 91st year on Tuesday, January 24, 2006 at the Oakville-Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, a strong, beautiful, courageous woman went to be with God. She became an independent career woman in the 1930's, teaching music in rural schools and becoming an accomplished organist and soloist. In 1943 she married the Reverend Dr. Maurice Sydney FLINT, working with him to develop the spiritual growth and sense of love and community in Toronto's Church of the Messiah and most memorably Little Trinity Anglican Church during the 1950's and 60's. She has earned her place in heaven although she knew the love of God to be a gift. Predeceased by her husband in 2000, she leaves her daughters Kathryn Louise FLINT, Elizabeth Flint FLANAGAN and her grandchildren Rosemary, Martin and Matthew FLANAGAN, her brother Dr. George Stuart ATKINS, her sister-in-law Janet Babion Blackwood ATKINS, her nieces Margaret, Mary, Norah, Louise and many more family and Friends deeply touched by her beauty, dignity, grace and goodness. Following cremation, a Service to Celebrate Honora's Life will take place at St. Luke's Palermo Anglican Church, 2521 Dundas Street West, Oakville on Saturday, January 28, 2006 at 2: 00 p.m. with visitation one hour prior to the service in the church. Reception to follow in St. Luke's Parish Hall. In lieu of flowers, it is Honora's wish that memorial donations be made in her name to The Developing Countries Farm Radio Network, 1404 Scott Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1Y 4M8. Arrangements made with the Kopriva Taylor Community Funeral Home, Oakville (905-844-2600). Email condolences may be sent to kopriva@eol.ca; please place FLINT on the subject line.

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FLANAGAN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-26 published
McCARTHY, Marie Isabell (née FLANAGAN)
(Life member United Church Women Trinity United Church, Beeton)
At Stevenson Memorial Hospital, Alliston on Wednesday, January 25, 2006. Marie, née FLANAGAN, in her 101st year, beloved wife of the late Harold McCARTHY. Loving mother of Jerry and Linda of Tottenham and the late Jim McCARTHY and Joyce SCHAEFER. Loved by her granddaughter Wendy SCHAEFER of London and her nieces and nephews. Dear mother-in-law of Janet McCARTHY. Resting at Rod Abrams Funeral Home, 1666 Tottenham Rd., Tottenham, 905-936-3477, on Friday, January 27, 2006 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the chapel 1 p.m. Saturday, January 28, 2006. Springtime interment, Trinity Cemetery, Beeton.

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FLANAGAN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-26 published
SMITH, Katherine N. (née FLANAGAN)
What she left behind - memories of summer cottages, the smell of fresh-cut lilacs in the house, her style, her laugh, the best hermit cookies known to man, playing piano duets with our dad, running from the camera even though she was the most beautiful woman alive, taking us back to the store with a handful of stolen candies to teach us the principles of honesty and self-respect, reminding us we could be anything we wanted to be - and encouraging us to do so, being a walking dictionary and a font of knowledge, knowing how to turn a house into a home through 12 moves, being at times too soft on us for our own good (in other words being a mom), taking pride in the times when we lived up to our promise and being understanding when we didn't, loving each of us the same but different (because we were), telling us we didn't have to be the best just do our best, maintaining her indomitable spirit right up to the end when she ordered a scotch and soda and poked her tongue out at the nurse. Born in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Katherine attended University of Toronto where she met and married the love of her life, the late Sterling SMITH. Greatly loved by sons Henry, Sterling, Nelson, and Kevin; daughters-in-law Janet, Carol and the late Olga MARTINEZ; grandchildren Trevor, Lauren, Katherine and Julia; sister-in-law Margaret; nieces and nephews. Katherine passed away January 24, 2006 but her spirit and warmth remain. We will celebrate her life at a visitation 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, January 27 at the Humphrey Funeral Home, 1403 Bayview Ave. (south of Eglinton Ave. East). A private family ceremony will take place Saturday, January 28 (her birthday). If desired, please donate to a charity of your choice in lieu of flowers.

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FLANDERS o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-07-04 published
FLANNIGAN, Irene (née FINDLAY)
Much loved wife of Bob. After a courageous battle with cancer passed away on July 2, 2006 in her 77th year. Loving mother of Lynda CARR (Ken,) Daniel, Kevin (Judy,) Nancy (Mike.) Beloved grandma of 13 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Survived by sisters Mary AITKEN of London, Ina FLANDERS of Paisley, Jean SANDERCOTT of Grand Bend, Marg GIBBONS of Winnipeg, and brothers George and Bill of Saint Thomas. Predeceased by sisters Sadie, Betty and brothers Charlie and Jim. Family and Friends will be received for visitation Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. A memorial service will be held Wednesday July 5, 2006 -- 3: 30 p.m. at Memorial Funeral Home, 1559 Fanshawe Park Road East (east of Highbury), London. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the charity of your choice.

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FLANDERS o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-10-14 published
FLANDERS, Robert
Loving father, who passed away October 15, 2004.
Through all our troubles he helped us along,
If we live like him, we will never go wrong,
On earth he was loved, in Heaven he rests,
God bless you dad, you were one of the best.
Your loving daughter, Lynda and son-in-law Pete.

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FLANDERS o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-10-14 published
FLANDERS, Robert
Loving husband, who passed away October 15, 2004.
You are always on my mind,
No matter what I do,
All the time within my heart,
There are thoughts of you.
I have lost my soul's companion,
A life linked with my own,
And day by day I miss him more,
As I walk through life alone.
Your loving wife, Ina.

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FLANDERS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-06-13 published
Mary MacDONALD, Civil Servant (1918-2006)
For decades, she guarded the gates of power in the Prime Minister's Office, first as an 'indispensable' executive secretary to Lester PEARSON and then to Pierre TRUDEAU
By Buzz BOURDON, Special to the Globe and Mail, Page S11
Ottawa -- In 1967, Prime Minister Lester PEARSON needed to find a birthday gift for his executive assistant, and it had to be special. Mary MacDONALD had been with him 20 years and, as he admitted handsomely in his autobiography, "[she was] indispensable as my Girl Friday. Nobody ever served anyone with greater devotion."
So, what to give Miss MacDONALD for her 49th birthday on April 30, 1967? In the end, he settled on the perfect gift: the Bible presented to him by Prime Minister Mackenzie KING on September 10, 1948, when Mr. PEARSON was sworn as a member of the King's Privy Council for Canada. At the same time, Mr. PEARSON, arguably Canada's most famous diplomat, was appointed secretary of state for External Affairs, and the Bible had become a treasured family memento.
On the flyleaf, Mr. PEARSON wrote a warm and heartfelt message: "To Mary, with all of my best wishes and grateful appreciation for helping a P.C. become a p.m. … L. B. PEARSON." The Bible is now held in trust by Mr. PEARSON's grand_son, Michael, for his infant son.
Miss MacDONALD first joined Mr. PEARSON in 1947 at the then-Department of External Affairs. They had made a terrific team together, travelling the world when he was minister of External Affairs and then the country after he became leader of the Liberal Party of Canada in 1958.
As one of the gatekeepers to Mr. PEARSON, Miss MacDONALD did not suffer fools gladly. "My father owed his success in part, to her," said retired diplomat Geoffrey PEARSON at her funeral last week. "Success in politics, as in life, is often due to those who stand at the door."
Miss MacDONALD's working day always extended past 5 p.m., for 10 or 12 hours overall. She once wrote 91 letters in one day. Politics was her life, to the exclusion of everything else including marriage, except her family. Weekends were no different. If Mr. PEARSON and his wife Maryon needed her, Miss MacDONALD would be there.
"She really knew who was useful and kept him in touch with his constituents and vice-versa. She was a great organizer," said retired senator Landon PEARSON.
Mary MacDONALD grew up in Ottawa during the Depression. After graduating from the University of Ottawa in 1938, she spent five years with the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company. In 1941, she joined the Canadian Red Cross Corps, shipping out to Britain two years later. A month after D-Day, June 6, 1944, she was sent to No. 12 Canadian General Hospital as a welfare officer. Since there was a shortage of nurses, her organizational skills were used to regulate the efficient flow of patients from the wards to the operating theatres.
Janet FLANDERS of Ottawa first met Miss MacDONALD in 1943, in a battered London at war. "She was bright and cheerful… She could do anything."
After returning to Ottawa in December of 1945, Miss MacDONALD joined the Department of External Affairs. Soon after, she was assigned to the new undersecretary of external affairs, just back from Washington as Canadian ambassador. Lester "Mike" PEARSON was a rising star and it took very little time for them to develop a working relationship, although she never called him anything other than "Mr. PEARSON."
For the next 12 years, Miss MacDONALD received an education in foreign affairs, as her boss helped Prime Minister Louis SAINT_LAURENT make Canada an important player on the world stage. It was the beginning of the Cold War and Canada's foreign policy included giving strong support to her allies in North Atlantic Treaty Organization and the United Nations. She also obtained a master's degree in political science in 1948, but paused in her own advancement to help old Friends, one of whom was Janet FLANDERS. " After the war, she got me a job in External in 1947&hellip We were close Friends for 60 years. You don't come across people of her calibre very often."
Another of her Friends was Aline CHRÉTIEN, wife of former prime minister Jean CHRÉTIEN. They had met in 1963 after Mr. CHRÉTIEN was first elected to the House of Commons. "We saw her all the time. She was devoted to her boss, Mr. PEARSON, her Friends and family," said Mrs. CHRÉTIEN. " She was like a mother to all sorts of people… Jean and I loved her."
During Mr. PEARSON's 20 years in federal politics, Miss MacDONALD played a part in getting him elected eight times in his riding of Algoma East, in Northern Ontario. He was fortunate to have Miss MacDONALD as his riding secretary, he once wrote. She was a "very friendly, outgoing person who enjoyed meeting new people. She became the bulwark of my political life and soon knew everyone in the constituency, to my great advantage."
In fact, Time magazine said the only person who could ever dethrone Mr. PEARSON in Algoma East was Miss MacDONALD. After Mr. PEARSON was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo in 1957 for helping secure peace in the 1956 Suez Crisis, he found himself out of office when John Diefenbaker's Conservatives won the next election. An exhausted Louis SSAINTURENT resigned as Liberal chief and Miss MacDONALD became the executive assistant to the new leader of Her Majesty's Loyal Opposition. Five long years in opposition followed, until Mr. PEARSON beat Mr. Diefenbaker and became the 14th prime minister of Canada on April 22, 1963.
A devoted Liberal, she also served Mr. PEARSON's successor. When Pierre Elliott TRUDEAU took over as Prime Minister on April 20, 1968, he was advised that continuity in the Prime Minister's Office was important and that Miss MacDONALD could provide it. After all, she knew everyone in Ottawa.
For the next 11 years, she was Mr. TRUDEAU's administrative and constituency liaison officer, ruling a staff of 15 secretaries with tact and humour. Isabel METCALFE of Ottawa was one of them. "She was marvellous to us. She encouraged us, gave us advice she was fun. She was meticulous in upholding the standards of the Prime Minister's Office. She was an inspiration to us in the context of political activism."
It was the role in which she probably felt most comfortable and most effective. In 1968, rumours swirled around Parliament Hill that Mr. PEARSON was thinking about appointing her to the Senate. For reasons that may never be fully known, it didn't happened. Instead, former Liberal cabinet minister Paul Martin, Sr., got the call.
Landon PEARSON, who was Lester PEARSON's daughter-in-law, believes Miss MacDONALD "would have made an excellent senator. She had excellent political instincts and knew politics. She was a great organizer. In my view, she was never adequately recognized by the men."
In 1979, Miss MacDONALD retired and the following year she was content to receive the Order of Canada. From her point of view, it was probably more than enough. After sitting at the right hands of Lester PEARSON and Pierre TRUDEAU, she had seen it all.
"Behind every great man is a surprised woman, my mother used to say," said Geoffrey PEARSON. " Mary was never surprised."
Mary Elizabeth MacDONALD was born on April 30, 1918, in North Cobalt, Ontario She died of a stroke on June 5 in Ottawa. She was 88. She leaves her sister Kay, her nephews Peter, Joe, Paul, John and Greg. She was predeceased by her brother Neil.

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FLANDERS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-09-25 published
FLANDERS, Sidney
In Montreal, in his 95th year, on Friday, September 22, 2006. Beloved husband of the late Toby. Loving father and father-in-law of Barbara (Bobbie) and Steve COPLAN, Michael and Tibie, Jonathan and Kathy. Proud grandfather of Ellen, Janet and Dino, Rob and Vanessa, Jeff and Lauren, Tamar and Justin, Daniel and Dana, Joseph, Andrea, Ally and great-grandfather of eight. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Arthur (Lila,) Myra (Art,) Fred WIENER (the late Gitle) and predeceased by other siblings. Funeral service from Paperman and Sons, 3888 Jean Talon W., Montreal, on Monday, September 25 at 9: 45 a.m. Burial in Montreal. Shiva at 8 Thurlow, Hampstead. Donations may be made to the "Toby and Sidney Flanders Memorial Fund" at McGill University, Tom Thompson (514) 398-5968, or Kohai Educational Centre (416) 489-3636.

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FLANNELLY o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-02-27 published
MILLEN, Shirley Edith (née UMPHERSON)
It is with deep sorrow that the family announces the death of their mother Shirley Edith MILLEN (nee: UMPHERSON) of Tillsonburg at Strathroy General Hospital on Saturday February 25, 2006 in her 80th year. Beloved wife of the late Clarence "Jake" MILLEN (1991.) Dear mother of Fred (Sandra) EMPEY of Komoka; Brian GRAY/GREY, and Heather FLANNELLY of Black Creek, Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Cherished and much loved grandmother to Tadd EMPEY of Toronto; Sheris, and Freddy EMPEY of Komoka; Kelly (Adam) RUTHERFORD of Guelph. Great grandmother to Sierra and Avery RUTHERFORD. Dear sister of Margaret and the late Gerald DELANEY of Sydney, Nova Scotia; Jim (Selma) UMPHERSON of Toronto; Kathleen (Gerald) O'BRIEN of Courtland. Shirley was also predeceased by her grandchildren Jeffery EMPEY (1989;) Darryl EMPEY (1995,) and brother Murray UMPHERSON (1985.) Also, survived by many nieces and nephews. The family will receive Friends at Ostrander's Funeral Home 43 Bidwell St. Tillsonburg (842-5221) on Tuesday February 28, 2006 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services for Shirley will be held in Ostrander's Funeral Home Chapel on Wednesday, March 1, 2006 at 1 p.m. Reverend Stan STANHOPE of Courtland United Church officiating. Interment Cultus Cemetery. At the families request memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society; Diabetes Association or to a charity of your choice. Personal condolences may be sent to www.ostrandersfuneralhome.com

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FLANNERY o@ca.on.simcoe_county.nottawasaga.stayner.stayner_sun 2006-01-18 published
Sledder dies, alcohol a factor
Family mourns the loss of son who died while taking his snowmobile for an early Saturday morning ride. Searchers found the young man's body on Sunday afternoon.
By Michael GENNINGS, Page 1
A 22-Year-Old snowmobiler from Barrie was found dead by Friends on a trail near New Lowell Sunday afternoon.
Travis PELLETIER of 121 Grave Street, was found dead on the trail, near Sunnidale Sideroad 6/7, around 2 p.m.
The man's family said he had been missing since around 2 a.m. Saturday morning when he left to test his snow machine after making some adjustments.
Law enforcement officials said that the deceased missed a turn while going along the trail and struck a tree. The location was just 10 minutes from his parents' home, according to family members.
Mark KINNEY, a constable with the Huronia West Ontario Provincial Police, said that alcohol, excess speed and not wearing a helmet are "all considered to be factors" in the fatal crash.
KINNEY said that police were on the scene Sunday for almost four hours, trying to piece together what transpired. The Clearview Fire Department was also on hand for about the first 45 minutes, but other than that Chief Dave CARRUTHERS wasn't able to say what role his people played because he hadn't received a full report.
Bruce COOK, PELLETIER's step-father, talked by telephone with The Stayner Sun on Monday afternoon.
"Travis lived on the edge a bit," he said. "But deep down he was a goodhearted person who loved his mom."
PELLETIER had been arrested and convicted in the past for mischief under $5,000. He also was convicted for drug offences. On both occasions he was sentenced to jail time.
"He had some issues but he was trying to find his niche in life again," COOK said, adding he didn't want to discuss PELLETIER's troubled past. "Right now we are trying to celebrate his life."
PELLETIER was an aboriginal who belonged to the Serpent River First Nation in Cutler, Ontario, halfway between Sudbury and Sault Ste. Marie.
COOK said his stepson grew up in Orangeville and later New Lowell. He attended one year at Stayner Collegiate Institute but dropped out.
He said that PELLETIER, who he described as a handsome and slightly athletic man, enjoyed hockey as a youngster but that he abandoned the game in his early teens. Growing up he also liked to skateboard, COOK said.
He did not know if his stepson was working but he did note that PELLETIER was close with his girlfriend of seven years, Tamra LORBETSKIE.
He explained that PELLETIER came to visit his two siblings, Justin, 17, and Amanda, 15, on Friday night in New Lowell. He added that his stepson was drinking before venturing out on the three- or four-year-old snowmobile that he'd owned for only a few months. COOK said he wasn't sure if PELLETIER had much experience on snow machines.
COOK said that Justin and Amanda became alarmed around 10 a.m. Saturday morning when they realized that PELLETIER had not come back from the ride. Friends helped them search but it was not until Sunday that they discovered the man's body, approximately 10 feet off the trail, COOK said.
At one point during the search on Sunday morning COOK said his son Justin walked by the scene but did not see anything.
At the time PELLETIER went missing his stepfather and mother, Michelle, were visiting family on the reserve. COOK said they did not learn that PELLETIER was missing until getting home around noon on Sunday.
COOK said he learned the worst when two family Friends, Ryan McSWEEN and Paul FLANNERY, came up the driveway of their 21 Fawn Cres., home to say they found PELLETIER's body.
Throughout the ordeal COOK said his wife and children have been surrounded by family and Friends, something that has helped a great deal.
PELLETIER's body was taken to Barrie's Royal Victoria Hospital on Sunday for a post-mortem, scheduled to take place Monday afternoon, police said. Details of the autopsy were not available.
The Serpent River Band is handling the funeral arrangements, COOK noted, adding that PELLETIER will be buried on the reserve. He said the man's body was to be picked up yesterday. There will be no public service.
Still, COOK said that in memory of his stepson donations can be made to Stayner Collegiate Institute, where Amanda and Justin attend school or the Barrie Native Friendship Centre.
PELLETIER leaves behind his mother, siblings Justin, 17, Amanda Tammy, 34 and Dean 32.

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FLANNERY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-03-29 published
MOFFATT, Joan Marie (née FLANNERY) (1926-2006)
Passed away peacefully at Linhaven Home with her family at her side on Monday, March 27, 2006. Beloved wife of 57 years to the late James MOFFATT (October 2005.) Predeceased by her parents, Ambrose FLANNERY and Marjorie FITZMAURICE and younger brother Patrick FLANNERY. She is survived by her sisters Betty SWANEK, Donna JOHNSON and Shirley RIGBY (Tye:) her four children Maureen SQUIBB (Wayne), Marilyn KRAM (Robert), Gary MOFFATT (Lorri) and Greg MOFFATT (Dr. Vivian LIU) and her adored grandchildren Cristin, (Adam) Jessica, Elizabeth, Geoffrey, Jonathan, James, Jaclyn, Allison, Bryan, Jordan and Clare. Born in London, Ontario, raised in Toronto, Joan graduated from Saint_Joseph's Hospital School of Nursing in 1947 as a registered nurse. She enjoyed life in St. Catharines for over 56 years as an active member of the St. Catharines Golf and Curling Club, Rodman Hall and the Rotary Club. Joan also loved her many years of traveling with family and Friends. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Hulse and English Funeral Home and Chapel, 75 Church Street, St. Catharines. (905-684-6346). The family will receive Friends on Wednesday, March 29, 2006 from 7: 00 to 9:00 p.m. Funeral service will be held on Thursday, March 30, 2006 at 10: 00 a.m. at the Cathedral of St. Catherine of Alexandria Roman Catholic Church, 3 Lyman Street, St. Catharines. A private burial will be held at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto. As an expression of sympathy, the family would appreciate memorial donations to be to the Alzheimer's Society of Niagara, Linhaven Home or the charity or your choice. The family is most grateful for the special care and compassion from the staff of Martindale Section/Henley Regatta House of Linhaven Home. A donation has been made to the Hulse and English Memorial Forest towards the greening of St. Catharines.

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FLANNERY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-12-29 published
SAWDON, Henry " Harry"
Passed away at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on Thursday, December 28, 2006 at the age of 87. Beloved husband of 53 years to Kathleen (FLANNERY) SAWDON. Dear brother of Thomas (Mae) SAWDON of Niagara Falls and Freda (Ed) O'BRIEN of Sarnia. Dear brother-in-law of Margaret (Gerald) WAGHORN of Corbeil. Sadly missed by his niece Kathleen COEN of Toronto and by several other nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Harry and Bridget, his brother William and his sisters Margaret Austin and Lavinia Howard. Friends are invited to call at the Patterson Funeral Home, 6062 Main Street, Niagara Falls visiting Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday at 12: 00 p.m. at St. Patrick's Church. Entombment will follow at Fairview Mausoleum. In memory of Mr. SAWDON donations to the G.N.G.H. Foundation would be appreciated. On-line condolences at www.pattersonfuneralhome.com

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FLANNERY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-03-29 published
MOFFATT, Joan Marie (née FLANNERY) (1926-2006)
Passed away peacefully, at Linhaven Home with her family at her side, on Monday, March 27, 2006. Beloved wife of 57 years to the late James MOFFATT (October 2005.) Predeceased by her parents, Ambrose FLANNERY and Marjorie FITZMAURICE and younger brother Patrick FLANNERY. She is survived by her sisters Betty SWANEK, Donna JOHNSON and Shirley RIGBY (Tye;) her four children Maureen SQUIBB (Wayne), Marilyn KRAM (Robert), Gary MOFFATT (Lorri) and Greg MOFFATT (Dr. Vivian LIU;) and her adored grandchildren Cristin (Adam), Jessica, Elizabeth, Geoffrey, Jonathan, James, Jaclyn, Allison, Bryan, Jordan and Clare. Born in London, Ontario, raised in Toronto, Joan graduated from Saint_Joseph's Hospital School of Nursing in 1947 as a registered nurse. She enjoyed life in St. Catharines for over 56 years as an active member of the St. Catharines Golf and Curling Club, Rodman Hall and the Rotary Club. Joan also loved her many years of travelling with family and Friends. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Hulse and English Funeral Home and Chapel, 75 Church Street, St. Catharines. (905-684-6346). The family will receive Friends on Wednesday, March 29, 2006 from 7: 00 to 9:00 p.m. Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, March 30, 2006 at 10: 00 a.m. at the Cathedral of St. Catherine of Alexandria Roman Catholic Church, 3 Lyman Street, St. Catharines. A private burial will be held at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto. As an expression of sympathy, the family would appreciate memorial donations to be made to the Alzheimer Society of Niagara, Linhaven Home or the charity of your choice. The family is most grateful for the special care and compassion from the staff of Martindale Section/Henley Regatta House of Linhaven Home.

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