GORCZAK o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-03-07 published
GORCZAK, Sophie
At Scarborough Grace Hospital on Sunday, March 5, 2006. Beloved wife of the late Walter. Dear mother of John and Roman. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter Funeral Home, 436 Roncesvalles Ave., on Wednesday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., with prayers at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass to be held at St. Stanislaus Church, 12 Denison Ave. on Thursday, March 9, 2006 at 11 a.m. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery.

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GORDANEER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-07 published
GORDANEER, Luella
Peacefully at the Credit Valley Hospital on Thursday, April 6, 2006. Luella, beloved wife of the late Kenneth. Loving mother of Ken, Donna, Sharon and Bonnie, beloved mother-in-law to Eleanor, George, Wayne and Rick. Luella will be sadly missed by her 10 grandchildren and their spouses, her 13 great-grandchildren and her 1st great-great-granddaughter. Luella was an auxiliary member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 3, where Lue loved to dance with Ken on Saturday nights. Friends will be received at the Ridley Funeral Home, 3080 Lake Shore Blvd. W. (between Islington and Kipling Aves., at 14th Street, 416-259-3705) on Saturday from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Funeral service in the chapel on Sunday at 2 p.m. Cremation. Donations to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Messages of Condolence may be placed at www.RidleyFuneralHome.com

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GORDEY o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-10-17 published
QUICK, Walter Lewis
A resident of Chatham passed away Monday, October 16, 2006 at C.K.H.A. Public General Campus in his 79th year. Beloved husband of the late Iva May (BUTLER) QUICK (2002) for 53 years. Survived by daughters Janet HESS (John) of Wallaceburg and Cathy LEVESQUE (Richard) of Chatham, grandchildren Michael HESS, Holly and Adam SNOW and Melanie LEVESQUE and friend Nathan TRUDELL. Also survived by 2 sisters Grace BOOSE (Earl) and Gail OLIVER (Roy.) Walter is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his father Frank QUICK (1934,) his mother and step-father Olive and Fred GORDEY, sister and brother-in-law Frances and Marvyn PURBRICK. After retiring as Corporal from the O.P.P. in Woodstock in 1985 after 32 years of service, he returned to Chatham where he would be closer to family and Friends. He was a member of Chatham Baptist Church for many years. Friends will be received at the Bowman Funeral Home, 4 Victoria Ave., (519-352-2390) for visitation on Tuesday October 17, 2006 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be conducted in the funeral home Wednesday October 18, 2006 at 1: 30 p.m. Interment to follow in Maple Leaf Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be directed to Chatham Baptist Church or the Canadian Cancer Society. Online condolences may be left at www.bowmanfh.ca

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GORDIN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-05-24 published
GRODINSKY, Israel
Formerly of Montreal, on Thursday May 23, 2006 at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. Israel GRODINSKY, beloved husband of Doris. Loving father and father-in-law of Hersh and Pennie GRODINSKY, and Philip and Susan GORDIN. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Joe and Dorothy GRODINSKY, and Celia and Saul NADLER, and the late Lily GLAZER, Ida STEIN, and Gordon GRODINSKY. Devoted grandfather of Aron and fiance Lauren, Cary, Stuart, Jessica, Ali and Laura. At the Temple Sinai Section of Pardes Shalom Cemetery for a graveside service on Thursday, May 25, 2006 at 1: 30 p.m. Shiva 16 Bamboo Grove. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Ontario, 416-967-5900.

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GORDON o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-01-17 published
McGREGOR, " Don" Donald
World War 2 Veteran
Peacefully, at Lee Manor in Owen Sound on Sunday, January 15, 2006. In his 83rd year, the beloved husband of the late Jean Knox McGREGOR (née GORDON) for fifty-six loving years. Lovingly remembered by his daughter Lynne McGREGOR- SCHNURR and her husband John SCHNUUR. Loving grandfather of Jeanette and her husband Stephen SELPH, of Seattle, Washington, and Christopher SCHNUUR, of Windsor. Great-grandfather of Cedric and Madison SELPH. Fondly remembered by his nieces and nephews. Always remembered by his long time friend and “Best Man' in 1946, Alvin GORDON, of Alberta. Don taught at the old Owen Sound Collegiate and Vocational Institute also serving as a guidance counsellor retiring in 1979. Don's long time memberships included the Grey Granite Curling Club, the Owen Sound Golf Club and fifty-eight years with the Royal Canadian Legion. Don served from 1939 to 1945 as a gunner in the army. Friends may call at the Breckenridge-Ashcroft Funeral Home on Wednesday from 2: 00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. A funeral service will be conducted at Division Street United Church on Thursday afternoon at 1 p.m. Reverend Cathy HIRD officiating. Members of the Royal Canadian Legion Owen Sound Branch #6 are requested to attend a memorial service at the funeral home on Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to either the Alzheimers's Society or to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated by the family.

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GORDON o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-05-18 published
SMITH, Pauline Gibson (née TIMCHUK)
Peacefully at Grey Bruce Health Services, Meaford, on May 15, 2006 at the age of 87. Pauline Gibson SMITH (née TIMCHUK) of Thornbury, formerly of Kimberley. Beloved wife of the late Morley J. GIBSON and the late Milne SMITH. Loving mother of Carole McBRIDE (Kenneth) of Victoria, British Columbia, and Joan BEAUDRY (Bernard) of Iroquois, Ontario. Devoted grandmother of Paula McBRIDE (Donald,) Bob GORDON (Julie), Jamie BEADLE (Steve), Carolyn CONRAD (Brian) and Ian GIBSON. Proud great-grandmother of Joss McBRIDE. Sister of Nancy MAGOON of Honolulu, Hawaii. Companion of Hugh ASHTON of Thornbury. Predeceased by brothers Steve, Bill and Michael, and sisters Mary, Tina, Faye and Annabel, and step-son Howard GIBSON. Friends may call at the May Funeral Home, Markdale, Friday from 6-8 p.m., where a funeral service will be held Saturday May 20th at 1: 30 p.m. Interment in Manitoba. If desired, donations to the Meaford General Hospital Foundation would be appreciated.

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GORDON o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-09-18 published
MacGILLIVRAY, John A. “Jack&rdquo
Suddenly on Thursday evening, September 14th, 2006, at the age of 77 years, Jack MacGILLIVRAY of Bruce Township. Beloved husband of the former Donelda MARTIN. Dear father of Darlene and her husband Bryan JACKLIN of Port Elgin, Dennis and his wife Pam of Chicago, Dan and his wife Gini of London, and Rod and his wife Sandy of Baden. Proud and loving grandfather of Wendy (JACKLIN) and her husband Ian CUMMING of Dobbinton, Brent JACKLIN and his fiancée Christine KNILL of Port Elgin, Breanne JACKLIN of Port Elgin, Selby ROSE and Liam MacGILLIVRAY of Chicago, Matthew and Farren MacGILLIVRAY of London, Katelyn and Ashley MacGILLIVRAY of Baden and great-grandfather of Cameron CUMMING of Dobbinton. Fondly remembered by his sisters Peggy LEIFSO of Elmwood and Edith GORDON of Mount Forest, and by his sisters-in-law Ruth KUENZIG and Helen MacGILLIVRAY of Kitchener. Predeceased by his parents Alex and Chrissie, and by his brothers Stewart and Glen. Jack will also be sadly missed by members of the Chesley Saddle Club, Paisley Agricultural Society, Westminster Presbyterian Church in Paisley, and the Bruce Township Historical Society. Friends may call at the W. Kent Milroy Paisley Chapel, 216 Queen St. South, in Paisley from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Sunday, September 17th. Funeral service will be conducted at Westminster Presbyterian Church, Paisley on Monday morning at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Shelly BUTTERFIELD- KOCIS officiating. Interment Sanctuary Park Cemetery, Port Elgin. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Portrait and Memorial online at www.milroyfuneralhomes.com.

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GORDON o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-12-11 published
ANDERSON, Mina (née GORDON)
Peacefully at Lee Manor in Owen Sound on Monday, December 11, 2006. In her 87th year, Mina ANDERSON (née GORDON,) the beloved wife of Peter ANDERSON for over sixty-five years. Chosen family of Sarah and her husband Ron GIBBONS and their children Cathy and her husband Ron, Ron and his wife Corrina, and David and his wife Jennifer. “Aunt Mina” to Andrew, Cory, Carah, Parker, Kyle, Nigel, Emily and Gavin. Mother-in-law of Fiona ANDERSON. Grandmother of Michael and Susan. Predeceased by her beloved son Rev. Gordon ANDERSON. Friends may call at the Breckenridge-Ashcroft Funeral Home on Tuesday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday from 12 noon to 1: 30 p.m. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday afternoon at 1: 30 p.m. Rev. Roy COWIESON and Rev. Ted CREEN officiating. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to either the Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

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GORDON o@ca.on.manitoulin.howland.little_current.manitoulin_expositor 2006-01-25 published
CARROLL GORDON WESLEY (RETIRED CPR)
In memory of Carroll Gordon Wesley (Retired CPR) who passed away at the
Chapleau Hospital on Tuesday, January 10, 2006. Gord, beloved husband of
Yvonne (Lewis), loving father of Allan (Louise) of Wawa and Kelly of
Sudbury. Special grandfather of Brianna. He will be sadly missed by his
brothers Jack and his wife Gilberte of Elliot Lake and Larry and his wife
Claudette of Chapleau. He will be fondly remembered by his many special
nieces and nephews. A Memorial Funeral Service was held at the Trinity
United Church, Chapleau on Friday January 13, 2006. For those who wish,
memorial donations to Branch 5 of the Royal Canadian Legion, the Independent
Order of Odd Fellows, Lodge #266, Daffodil Lodge, 41, Ramsey Lake Rd.,
Sudbury or the Trinity United Church, Chapleau would be appreciated by the
family.

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GORDON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-01-07 published
JONES, Mary (nee: GORDON, nee: JOYCE) (1917-2006)
Survived by her loving family. She will be greatly missed by all and will live in our memories. Visitation Sunday, January 8, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Service Monday, January 9 at 11 a.m. Bowman Funeral Home, 4 Victoria Avenue, Chatham. (519) 352-2390.

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GORDON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-01-13 published
KENNEDY, Beverley D.
At Victoria Hospital on Wednesday, January 11, 2006, Beverley D. KENNEDY in her 70th year. Beloved wife of James KENNEDY. Dear mother of Debbie ERNEST (Robert) of London and James "Jim" KENNEDY (Valerie) of New Liskeard. Loving grandmother of Chris, Tracy (Jeff,) Tera and R.J. Sister of Joan MONTELONE (Monty) of London, Jerry GORDON of British Columbia, and Bob GORDON, Linda GORDON and Sharon GORDON all of London. Visitors will be received in the O'Neil Funeral Home, 350 William Street, on Friday form 2: 00-4:00 and 7: 00-9:00 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celabrated in St. Patrick's Church (1251 Dundas at Oakland), on Saturday at 10: 00 a.m. Interment St. Peter's Cemetery. Prayers Friday at 7: 00 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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GORDON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-01-15 published
FRALEIGH, Francis " Red"
A life long resident of Wallaceburg passed away peacefully at home in the arms of his loving family on Friday, January 13, 2006 at the age of 83 years. He was born in Wallaceburg and was the son of the late Charles and Lula (LANE) FRALEIGH. Beloved husband of 61 years of Frances (LUCIER) FRALEIGH. Dear father and father-in-law of Agnes FRYE of Wallaceburg, Manley and Laura FRALEIGH of Englehart, Chuck and Janice FRALEIGH of Ingersoll, Anne Marie FRALEIGH of Alberta, Elaine and Murray GORDON, Joe and Julie FRALEIGH, Mike and Jane FRALEIGH, Dave and Francine FRALEIGH, Bob and Cheryl FRALEIGH all of Wallaceburg, Jim an Donna FRALEIGH of Dresden and Paul and Kim FRALEIGH of Wallaceburg. Sadly missed by 35 grandchildren and 31 great-grandchildren. Kind brother of Thomas and Wanda FRALEIGH of Wallaceburg. Predeceased by a brother Manley, two sisters Marie and Mary and a great-granddaughter Jaylen. In his early years Red managed and coached in the Wallaceburg Minor Hockey League winning numerous championships. He was an avid golfer and bowler and also coached minor baseball in Port Lambton. Red's love for sports was passed to his children and the many lives of the children he touched. He was an active member of the Royal Canadian Legion. Upon retirement Red and his boys became involved in the sport of horse racing. For several years he owned, trained and raced horses across Ontario. Friends will be received at the Eric F. Nicholls Funeral Home, 639 Elgin St. in Wallaceburg, on Sunday, January 15, 2006 from 7-9 p.m. the funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday, January 16, 2006 at 10: 30 a.m. from Our Lady Help of Christians Church. Interment in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Port Lambton, Ontario. Parish prayers will be offered at the funeral home Sunday at 8: 30 p.m. As an expression of sympathy, donations to the St. Vincent De Paul Society may be left at the funeral home. As a living memorial a tree will be planted in the Nicholls Memorial Forest In memory of Francis "Red" FRALEIGH.

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GORDON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-02-09 published
ARMSTRONG, William John " Jack"
Peacefully at Clinton Public Hospital, on Tuesday, February 7, 2006, Mr. William John "Jack" ARMSTRONG of R.R.#2 Auburn in his 89th year. Beloved husband of Elva ARMSTRONG. Loving father of Carol and Gerald McDOWELL of Auburn and Fred and Ruth ARMSTRONG of R.R.#2 Auburn. Cherished grandfather of Wayne and Claire McDOWELL, Ron and Alice McDOWELL, Kim and Allen WALKER, Patti and Pat CRONIN, Lori and Robert GORDON, Donna Lynn and Brian MERKLEY and John ARMSTRONG and his friend Phyllis GALLANT. Also loved and missed by 12 great grandchildren. Predeceased by his brother Robert ARMSTRONG (1985.) Friends will be received at the Blyth Visitation Centre of the Falconer Funeral Homes, 407 Queen St. Blyth, on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at Knox United Church -- Auburn, on Saturday, February 11, 2006 at 2 p.m. Spring Interment Blyth Union Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to the Knox United Church -- Auburn or the Alzheimer's Society would be greatly appreciated.

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GORDON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-02-11 published
MacLACHLAN, Richard "Dick" Oswald Daniel
Beloved husband of Donna (OWEN) for 56 years, passed away on Thursday, February 9, 2006 at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance at the age of 79. Born in Chatham, son of the late Richard and Elsie (SCHULTZE) MacLACHLAN. Loving father to two daughters, Linda DWYER and her husband Don of Ajax, Diane GORDON and her husband Tim of Chatham, and one son Robert and his wife Pamela BLONDIA of Tupperville. Richard was a Stationary Engineer at International Truck and Engine for 37½ years, retiring in 1985 due to ill health. He was also a life member and past elder of St. Andrew's United Church, Past Master of Wellington Lodge No. 46 Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons, Member of Scottish Rite Lodge of Perfection and the Kent Chapter of the Rose Croix, Moore Sovereign Consistory, Hamilton, Mocha Temple Shrine, London, Ahcom Shrine Club, Chatham, Past First Principal Wellington-MacNabb Chapter No. 47 and Past Grand Steward of Grand Chapter, Member of Kent Preceptory No. 20, Babylon Council No. 11, Royal Ark Mariners, York Rite Sovereign College No. 9, Saint John Conclave No. 11, Windsor, Chatham Council No. 123 of the Allied Masonic Degrees of Canada. In May, 2002, Richard received the Gold Honour Award in recognition of his outstanding service in York Rite Masonry by the York Rite College of North America. In November, 2004, he received an Emblem honouring his fifty years as a Mason. He is survived by two sisters, Helen ARNOLD and Elsie Lou MacLACHLAN and her fiancé Bob CUMMING, all of Chatham, a niece Nancy BERRY and her husband Michael of Stoney Creek, an Aunt, Arletta (SCHULTZE) HASS of Pembroke. He is predeceased by a brother-in-law George ARNOLD (1984.) He dearly loved his grandchildren and will be sadly missed by six grandchildren, Trevor HILTZ, Ryan, Kristyn and Ethan DWYER, Sarah and Emily MacLACHLAN, and one step-granddaughter Ashley GORDON. Family will receive Friends at the McKinlay Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham on Sunday from 2: 00-4:30 p.m. and 7: 00-9:00 p.m. Funeral service at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, February 13, 2006 from the Funeral Home with Reverend Michael BROOKS of St. Andrew's United Church officiating. A Masonic Memorial Service will be held at 7: 00 p.m. on Sunday at the Funeral Home. Interment Maple Leaf Cemetery, Chatham. Donations, made by cheque, to Shriner's Children Hospital, Montreal or to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated. Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com

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GORDON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-02-18 published
McKILLOP, Doris
The family of the late Doris McKILLOP wish to express their sincere thanks and appreciation to relatives, Friends and neighbours for the many acts of kindness, beautiful floral tributes, memorial donations and cards of sympathy during the loss of a beloved mother and grandmother. Special thanks to the staff of the Bobier Villa, Dutton, for the exceptional care they took of mom. Thanks to the Reverend Rob SHAW for the touching service and to organist Karen SLOETJES and soloist Tracy GORDON for the musical tributes. Thanks also to grand_sons Aaron FICHTER, David and Andrew McKILLOP and nephews Ron CARRUTHERS, Russell WATSON and Neil McKILLOP for acting as pallbearers and to flower bearers Ian and Alan McKILLOP. The luncheon following the service, provided by the ladies of Knox-St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, Dutton, was greatly appreciated. Our sincere gratitude to Dave and staff of the Arn Funeral Home for their compassion and professional guidance at this difficult time.

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GORDON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-03-16 published
BLAKE, Dorothy Jeanne (KELLY)
A longtime resident of Goderich, on Tuesday March 14, 2006. Predeceased by beloved husband Sherman Henry BLAKE and grand_son Christopher Blake GORDON. Loving mother of Linda Louise LINFIELD and husband Bill of R.R.#1 Varna and Mary-Helen GORDON and husband Jackie of Ottawa. Grandmother of Leslie Irene (Robin GREEN) of Ottawa and Hayley Elizabeth (Scott COWAN) of Toronto. Great-grandma of Charlie COWAN. Survived by sister Laura (George) SKUTELNEK and brother Bill (Mary) KELLY. Cremation. The family will receive Friends at the McCallum and Palla Funeral Home, Cambria Rd. at East Street, Goderich on Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Service of Remembrance will be held at Knox Presbyterian Church, Victoria St. at East Street, Goderich, on Saturday afternoon at 2: 00 o'clock. Donations to the charity of your choice gratefully acknowledged.

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GORDON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-04-22 published
McEWEN, Charles James (January 16, 1915-April 19, 2006)
Peacefully in his 91st year at Parkwood Hospital, London. Born at home on the family farm, Charles attended S.S.#8 Plympton and Petrolia High School. He enlisted in the Canadian Army in 1939 with the 26th Field Battery (Artillery) Sarnia. He saw service in England, France, Belgium, and Holland. Returning in 1946, he married Mae GORDON who predeceased him in 1976. Charles farmed until 1993 in Plympton Township, Lambton County. He also found time to be active in the Royal Canadian Legion as President and Treasurer of Branch 388 Wyoming, as Zone Commander, and on Provincial Command as Provincial Chairman (1988-90). He was also an insurance agent for Lambton Mutual Insurance 1954 to 1981. From 1955 to 1966, Charles was a member of Plympton Township Counsel and in 1966 as Reeve was elected to be Lambton County Warden. From 1968 to until 1995, Charles was a member and chairmen of the St. Clair Conservation Authority and Chairman of the Conservation Authorities of Ontario in 1990. Charles was a resident of Parkwood Hospital since 1997, where Alzheimer's stole his retirement years. He is survived by his Robert McEWEN and his wife Judith of Wyoming his daughter Nancy McEWEN and her husband Ken GUIMOND of Edmonton, Alberta; grand_son Andrew McEWEN and his wife Amanda of Windsor grand_son Colin McEWEN of New Zealand; brother and sister-in-law Ronald and Eve McEWEN of Wyoming; sister and brother-in-law Elizabeth and Ian FRASER of Sarnia; and sister-in-law Grace GORDON of Wyoming. A private family funeral service will be held. Family and Friends are invited to attend a memorial service on Friday, May 5, 2006 2: 00 p.m. at Branch 388 Royal Canadian Legion, 493 Erie St, Wyomnig, Ontario, with Rev. Ernest HERRON and Rev. Ena VAN ZOEREN officiating. Sincere thanks to all staff at Parkwood Hospital, especially 5B West. You are all a special group of people. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to "Branch 288 Poppy Fund" c/o Royal Canadian Legion, P.O. Box 214, Wyoming, Ontario N0N 1T0. Memories and condolences may be left on-line at www.needhamjay.com Arrangements by the Needham-Jay Funeral Home (519-882-0100).

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GORDON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-04-23 published
GORDON, Hugh
Suddenly at his residence, R.R.#2, Ingersoll on Thursday, April 20, 2006, Hugh GORDON, in his 81st year. Husband of the late Olga (JOHNSTON) GORDON. Dear father of Beth and her husband John SHIELDS of Tillsonburg, Anne and her husband Rick HODGKINSON of Ingersoll and Gayle and her husband Mark FULTON of Saint Thomas. Much loved grandfather of Melissa and her fiancé Scott BAIRD, Heather and her husband Shane CASSIDY, Stacey and her friend Randy FERGUSON, Allison and her fiancé Trevor WILSON, Cole and Ashley. Predeceased by two sisters Mary WARD and Jean HUTCHESON. Friends will be received at the McBeath-Dynes Funeral Home, 246 Thames Street South, Ingersoll Monday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., where service will be held on Tuesday, April 25, 2006 at 1: 30 p.m. Rev. Kent GARRETT officiating. Interment Ingersoll Rural Cemetery. Memorial donations to Alzheimers Society would be appreciated. Masonic Lodge Memorial Service Monday at 6: 45 p.m. auspices of Saint_John's Lodge #68, Ingersoll.

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GORDON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-04-24 published
WORSFOLD, Annie Mary (née MAYHEW)
Peacefully on April 21, 2006 at Woodstock General Hospital, Annie Mary WORSFOLD (née MAYHEW) in her 84th year. Survived by her brothers Vincent and Edward and sisters Isabelle and Nora Mae. Predeceased by her loving husband Eric (1974), her parents Mary and Napolean, her brothers Leonard, Ronald and her sister Olive SHEPHARD. Mother of Pat RAE of Medicine Hat, Alberta, Diane (Bill) HUBBARD of Innisville, Ontario, Judy (Shane) GORDON of Woodstock, Ontario and Susan PENNELL and Jason of Kintore, Ontario. Grandmother of 9 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren. Remembered by several nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be held at Forest Lawn Memorial Chapel, 1997 Dundas Street East (at Wavell), London on Thursday, April 27, 2006 at 3 p.m. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be gratefully appreciated. On-line condolences are available through www.memorial-funeral.ca

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GORDON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-04-26 published
WORSFOLD, Annie Mary (née MAYHEW)
Peacefully on April 21, 2006 at Woodstock General Hospital, Annie Mary WORSFOLD (née MAYHEW) in her 84th year. Survived by her brothers Vincent, Edward and John and sisters Isabelle and Nora. Predeceased by her loving husband Eric (1974), her parents Mary and Napolean, her brothers Leonard, Ronald and her sister Olive SHEPHARD. Mother of Pat RAE of Medicine Hat, Alberta, Diane (Bill) HUBBARD of Innisville, Ontario, Judy (Shane) GORDON of Woodstock, Ontario and Susan PENNELL and Jason of Kintore, Ontario. Grandmother of 13 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren. Remembered by several nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be held at Forest Lawn Memorial Chapel, 1997 Dundas Street East (at Wavell), London on Thursday, April 27, 2006 at 3 p.m. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be gratefully appreciated. On-line condolences are available through www.memorial-funeral.ca

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GORDON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-04-27 published
MILLER, Nora I.
A resident of Chatham, Nora I. MILLER died on Wednesday, April 26, 2006 at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance at the age of 91. Born in Chatham, daughter of the late George H. and Jennie A. McKERRALL) MILLER. Sister of Ethel MILLER of Chatham, Douglas MILLER of Arizona and the late Reginald MILLER (1980) and Roy MILLER (1998.) Sister-in-law of the late Margaret GORDON and Jean MILLER (2005.) Aunt of Craig MILLER (Gloria), Chatham; Mary Jo BAIETTI (Norm), Walnut Creek, California.; Bob MILLER, Las Vegas, Nevada.; Elaine YOUNGSON (Art), Windsor; Patricia MILLER (Duff WALKER), Val Caron, Ontario., and Marilyn HANNA (Ken) Richmond, British Columbia. Also survived by several great nieces and nephews. Nora retired as an elementary school teacher with the Kent County Board of Education after teaching for 2½ years at S.S. #25 in Chatham Township and 35 years at McKeough Public School in Chatham. She was a member of the Superannuated Women's Teachers Association and the Retired Teachers of Ontario. Nora was also a member of Chalmers United Church and the United Church Women She was an avid bridge player. Family will receive Friends at the McKinlay Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street Chatham on Thursday April 27, 2006 from 2: 00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. Funeral Service at the Funeral Home on Friday April 28, 2006 at 1: 30 p.m. with Rev. Sandra FOGARTY officiating. Interment McVicar Cemetery, Chatham Township. Donations, made by cheque, to St. Andrew's Residence Residents Council Fund appreciated. Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com

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GORDON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-05-13 published
GORDON, Ross
Of Guelph, passed away peacefully at Guelph General Hospital, Friday, May 12, 2006, in his 60th year. Ross was born and raised on a farm at R.R.#5, Rockwood. He was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Walter S. GORDON. Loving brother of John (Nancy) of R.R.#5 Rockwood, David (Carole) of London and Mary KITCHEN of Cambridge. Survived by nieces and nephews Scott (Katrina), Hanna, Kayla, Phillip (Carrie), Natalie, Bradley and Danielle. Ross was among one of the first students at Sunnydale School, conceived and built by parents of special needs children. He worked at ARC Industries and enjoyed the Seniors Program offered by Community Living. He lived at Malvern Home for twelve years. The love and care he received at Malvern Home was outstanding. We thank the staff and especially Bonnie MARSHALL for their years of dedication. Friends will be received at the Wall-Custance Funeral Home and Chapel, 206 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Sunday (1-4 p.m.). Funeral service will be held, in the funeral home chapel, Monday, May 15, 2006, 1: 30 p.m. Interment Woodlawn Memorial Park. (Reception to follow in the Wall-Custance Family Reception Centre). Memorial contributions to the Alzheimer Society, 111 MacDonell Street, Guelph N1H 2Z7 or to Community Living Guelph Wellington, 87 Silvercreek Pkwy N., Guelph N1H 6S4 would be appreciated. (Wall-Custance 1-519-822-0051 or www.wallcustance.com)

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GORDON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-05-31 published
PATRICK, Margaret
In loving memory of Margaret PATRICK Born June 27, 1911 died peacefully at home May 28th, 2006 in Toronto. Predeceased by her brothers Bob, Neil, Bill, Jack and Don and sister Rena. Survived by nieces and nephews, Pam and Barry GORDON, Paul and Anne PATRICK, Jackie and Clay NORVELL, Robbie PATRICK and fiancé Wendy, Ron PATRICK, Ken and Dennie PATRICK, Lyn PATRICK- JONES and David JONES, Ken and Peggy WESTAWAY, and Mary (predeceased) and Dirk VANDERZWAAG. Also survived by 19 great-nieces and nephews. Friends may call Friday, June 2nd at 12 noon to 2 p.m. at the Whitney-Ribey Funeral Home, 87 Goderich Street, Seaforth, Ontario. Funeral to be held at 2 p.m. Friday, June 2nd, 2006 Donations to the Cancer Society are appreciated. Online condolences at www.whitneyribeyfuneralhome.com

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GORDON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-06-08 published
PETTIT- MacDIARMID, Donna
Peacefully at Trillium Ridge Care Centre, Kingston on Tuesday, June 6, 2006 in her 91st year. Loving mother of Donald PETTIT (Barb SWAIL,) British Columbia. Loving mother-in-law of Lynn JONES (Roger,) Gananoque. Cherished grandmother of Michelle MOULTON (Brad) and Jennifer GALAMBOS (Mike) and great-grandmother of Jeremy, Rachel and Austin MOULTON and Christopher, Michaela and Emma GALAMBOS. Sister of Helen GORDON, Florida, and sister-in-law of Betty CRAWFORD, London, Ontario. Predeceased by husbands Austin PETTIT and Raymond MacDIARMID, son Jim PETTIT, and sisters Ene PATERSON and Betty HEALEY. The family will receive Friends at The Tompkins Funeral Home, 63 Garden Street, Gananoque on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held from our Chapel on Friday, June 9 at 11: 00 a.m. Interment Longwoods Cemetery Melborne, Ontario. As expressions of sympathy donations made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or to the Canadian Diabetes Association, or to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences at www.tompkinsfuneralhome.ca

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GORDON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-06-12 published
HENRY, Doreen Jean (GORDON)
At Parkwood Hospital, London, on Saturday June 10th 2006, Doreen Jean (GORDON) HENRY of London in her 74th year. Beloved wife of the late Wilfred "Bud" HENRY. Dear mother of Robert Wilford "Rocky" HENRY and his wife Debra of London, and predeceased by her daughter Bonnie Elaine HENRY. Dear sister of Betty DUCHARME and her husband Mark of Surrey, British Columbia, Geraldine MORGAN and her husband Bud, Patricia GORDON and Dorothy GORDON all of London, and Sandra RUTHVEN of Scotland. Predeceased by her sister Maureen JOYES and by her brother Harry GORDON. Dear sister-in-law of Theresa GORDON of London. Also loved by her 2 grandchildren Shawn HENRY of London and Bonnie WRIGHT of Kitchener, and by her 8 great-grandchildren. Friends will be received by the family from 7-9 p.m. Monday at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London, where the funeral service will be held in the chapel on Tuesday June 13th at 11 a.m. Interment in Woodland Cemetery, London. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, 123 St. George Street, London N6A 3A1, or the Canadian Diabetes Association, 442 Adelaide Street North, London N6B 3H8, would be appreciated. Online condolences accepted at www.amgeorgefh.on.ca

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GORDON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-10-14 published
WATSON, Clare Alice McClafferty
(June 21, 1921-October 11, 2006)
Passed away suddenly at the Credit Valley Hospital. She was the beloved wife of George WATSON and loving family member to her sister Marion BOLES, brother James McCLAFFERTY (Rosemary) who predeceased Clare, and to other family members: Meghan COLE (Steve) and children Allison and Ryan; Kevin McCLAFFERTY and children Hanna and Kyle; John BOLES (Patty) and children Mark, Scott and Brent; Connie BOLES (Harris GINSBERG) and children Jennifer and Drew and great-grandchildren Kate and Alex; Margie Boles GORDON (Al) and children Kristen and Nicholas; her step-son Cameron WATSON (Susanne,) step-grandchildren Nicole UUSITALO (David) and great-grand-daughter Chelsea UUSITALO, as well as Erika, Lisa and Jessica. Clare served in the Canadian Navy in World War 2 as a decoder and had a successful business career with William M. Mercer Ltd., assisting with their prominent world-wide operations. She was a deeply religious woman. Clare was an active member of the Ladies Golf Club for many years, was an accomplished bridge player and an avid reader. Despite having many health problems she remained active, full of sparkle and was loved and admired by her many Friends and extended family. Visitation will be held Sunday, October 15 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Turner and Porter Funeral Home, 2180 Hurontario Street, Mississauga (just north of Queen Elizabeth Way). Funeral arrangements to be announced subsequently. If desired, memorial donations may be made to Covenant House, where Clare previously volunteered, or to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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GORDON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-10-30 published
EWART, John Michael
Of Saint Thomas on Sunday, October 29, 2006, at the Saint Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, in his 53rd year. Dearly loved partner of Joanne GATECLIFFE and loved father of Michael and his wife Cheryl of Saint Thomas, Jamie and his wife Kerri of Mississauga, Jonathan and Adam, both of Saint Thomas. Dear son of Donna EWART of Saint Thomas and the late John EWART (1998.) Loved grandfather of Mikaela and Raine. Dear brother of Joanne and her husband Dan GORDON of Saint Thomas and uncle of Melissa and her husband Mike GAYLARD and Chris Gordon. John was born in Saint Thomas on May 26, 1954. He worked for Mortgage Alliance. John was a graduate of A.V.S.S. and was active in sports. He umpired many years in Saint Thomas and was a member of the Umpires Association. He was also a member of the Elgin Labour Centre and formerly of the Centennial Sports Club. Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin Street, Saint Thomas where funeral service will be held Wednesday at 1: 00 p.m. Interment to follow in Elmdale Cemetery. Visitation Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Remembrances may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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GORDON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-12-11 published
SOUTHCOTT, William Larry " Blues"
Passed away after a brief illness peacefully in his sleep on Friday December 8th 2006 at Saint Thomas Elgin General Hospital. Beloved father of Janina (Brent) GORDON, Lindsey SOUTHCOTT and Will HORNBY. Grandfather of Emma and Iain GORDON, also friend and former wife Debbie. son of Joyce SOUTHCOTT and brother to Chris, Darlene and David. Thank you to Sandy GREENE, forever treasured in our dad's heart. We would like to acknowledge dad's good Friends at CGS Moore Air, and we know he'll be missed by his good buddies Bobby GIBSON and Erick BALINT. All are welcome to share in a celebration of Dad's life, to be held on Tuesday December 19th at 7: 00 p.m. at Dom's Downtown, 22 Academy St. St. Catharines (905-688-4202). "Let the clutch out Dad!"

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GORDON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-12-16 published
SOUTHCOTT, William Larry " Blues"
Passed away after a brief illness peacefully in his sleep on Friday December 8th 2006 at Saint Thomas Elgin General Hospital. Beloved father of Janina (Brent) GORDON, Lindsey SOUTHCOTT and Will HORNBY. Grandfather of Emma and Iain GORDON, also friend and former wife Debbie. son of Joyce SOUTHCOTT and brother to Chris, Darlene and David. Thank you to Sandy GREENE, forever treasured in our dad's heart. We would like to acknowledge dad's good Friends at CGS Moore Air, and we know he'll be missed by his good buddies Bobby GIBSON and Erick BALINT. All Friends old and new are welcome to share in a celebration of Dad's life, to be held on Tuesday December 19th at 7: 00 p.m. at Dom's Downtown, 22 Academy St. St Catharines (905-688-4202). "Let the clutch out Dad!"

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GORDON o@ca.on.peterborough.north_monaghan.peterborough.the_peterborough_examiner 2006-03-11 published
GORDON, Irene Marie
Beloved wife of George Ernest GORDON, passed away peacefully at the Palliative Care Unit of the Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Thursday, March 9, 2006 in her 77th year. Loving Mother of Donna DINGMAN and her husband Ted, Ian GORDON and his wife Susan and Calvin GORDON and his wife Lil. Dear Grandmother of John, Rebecca, Elise, Andrew, Hilary, Nathaniel, Rachel and Sam. Everyone is welcome to attend a celebration of life at St. Andrew's United Church, 441 Rubidge Street on Sunday, March 12, 2006 at 2: 00 p.m., with a reception to follow at the church. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Andrew's United Church Heritage Fund would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to Comstock Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, 356 Rubidge Street.

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GORDON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-03-15 published
GARBIG, Margaret Isabell (née GORDON)
Peacefully on Monday, March 13, 2006 in her 91st year. Dear mother of Diane HARVEY, Douglas GARBIG (Carol) and the late Sherran RIDGLEY. Loving grandmother of Andrea RIDGLEY, Marianne HARVEY and Jody HARVEY. She will be sadly missed by her many Friends. A private family remembrance will take place at a later date. Donations in Margaret's name may be made to the Lillian Sandler and Sandy Gordon Bursary at Osgoode Hall Law School, c/o York University Development Office, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario M4J 1P3.

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GORDON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-03-18 published
Tom HODGSON, Artist And Athlete: (1924-2006)
The last surviving member of the Painters Eleven group that introduced abstract art to Toronto was an anti-academic who favoured spontaneity over skill. He was also a champion canoeist
By John CHAPUT, Special to The Globe and Mail, Page S9
Tom HODGSON grew up on Toronto's Centre Island near Hanlon's Point, a locale named after the legendary 19th-century rower Ned HANLON, but chose canoeing as his water sport. That proved wise as he became a Canadian Olympian on the water and even symbolic in his lifelong occupation as an artist. Whereas a rower gazes back on the water he has spanned, the paddler always looks ahead.
Technically a master of representational fundamentals, Mr. HODGSON enjoyed a long career in advertising, could paint striking realistic portraits, and picked up extra money doing courtroom sketches. His quest as an artist, however, was to find new means to express creativity, even if it meant suppressing skill and rebelling against an establishment he regarded as stifling.
"He thought the most creative people were the young who weren't influenced by anything," says daughter Lise SNAJDR. "My father was a skilled draftsman, but, in a way, he was against skill because it was all stuff you picked up from life experience. He was left-handed, but he went through a period of drawing only with his right hand in an attempt not to be too skillful. As it turned out, he developed an ambidexterity that proved to be another skill.
"His painting was spontaneous -- everything he did was -- but he wanted it to look that way. He could be free and liberal with paint, and put his feelings into a work."
Described by some as "anti-intellectual," Mr. HODGSON was, in fact, a deep thinker who would be better described as anti-academic. "He had his own ideas," says artist Gary MILLER of Peterborough, Ontario "He had great admiration for Willem de Kooning, but he didn't want to just cater to someone's opinion. He was stubborn and, because he was anti-academic, there was a movement to squelch Tom."
In his book Creativity Is Change, Mr. HODGSON declared skill to be "in some ways the antithesis of creativity, a sort of disrespect for man's time, and certainly for his individualism&hellip
"Creativity is curiosity, concern, trial and error, invention, not knowing, discovery. Skill is knowing how to do something…. The essence of creativity is uniqueness."
Mr. HODGSON was sometimes dismissed as a "jock painter" because many couldn't see athleticism and aesthetics harmonized in one personality. He won more than a dozen national titles at the juvenile and junior levels, and then nine more as an adult. In 1952, he took eighth place at the 1952 Helsinki Games in the 1,000-metre tandem with Art Johnson. At the Melbourne Games in 1956, he placed ninth in the 10,000-metre tandem with Bill Stevenson.
Standing just under six feet tall and weighing about 140 pounds, Mr. HODGSON was a whirlwind in the studio, his frenetic energy bustling as if his body was struggling to keep up with his train of thought. Although articulate, he could lapse into a stutter that affected his speech in childhood but was brought under control through therapy he took early in his professional life.
Mr. HODGSON's first serious painting was done from 1943 to 1945 while he was training as a pilot and gunner in the Royal Canadian Air Force. The Second World War ended and he was discharged before he could be assigned to combat, but he made numerous renderings of military life and later donated them to the War Art Museum. He first achieved artistic prominence a decade later as one of the Painters Eleven, the association of Toronto avant-garde painters who challenged artistic conservatism and gave the city its first healthy dose of abstract modernism. With Jack BUSH, Oscar CAHEN, Hortense GORDON, Alexandra LUKE, Jock MacDONALD, Ray MEAD, Kazuo NAKAMURA, William RONALD, Harold TOWN and Walter YARWOOD, they broadened the scope of Canadian art through mutual support and group exhibitions from their 1953 formation through their gradual fragmentation and dissolution from 1956 to 1960. Their affiliation was more professional than theoretical; they used disparate approaches and had no aesthetic commonalities.
Works of the Painters Eleven grew in demand and value in the '60s, but just a little too late for Mr. HODGSON to take full advantage of it. Short of materials at the time, he painted over some of the canvasses that could have brought in good money. Bad luck also struck in 1993 when a fire at his cottage destroyed many of the works he had stored there.
As a senior instructor at the Ontario College of Art, he was in the forefront of outrage at the upheaval of the school brought about by the policies of new president Roy ASCOTT in 1971-72. As a tenured professor, Mr. HODGSON was able to keep his job while many of his colleagues were fired, only to quit himself within a few months. Ironically, he was one of only two people on staff who had opposed the institution of tenure at the Ontario College of Art in the 1960s.
"Tom believed in the process of creativity as one of constant change and in the freedom of artists," says Mr. MILLER, then a student at the Ontario College of Art. " ASCOTT and later Royden RABINOVITCH were from the New York school, very radical and modern, and they were telling students their work was garbage. So Tom broke away, formed the Z School, and took half the student body with him."
As protests go, it was symbolically powerful and a practical failure.
"The Z School lasted about six months," recalls Don MORRISON, an artist and illustrator who was Mr. HODGSON's long-time friend and business partner. "You can't very well have a school without a structure or bureaucracy."
Mr. MORRISON and Mr. HODGSON shared studio space, first on Church Street across from St. James Cathedral, then in a warehouse on the corner of Dufferin and Bloor. Those were also venues for Drawing Night in Canada figure classes held every Thursday. The classes were conducted as the antithesis of the typically sombre gathering of sketchers and painters around a nude model.
"Usually at classes like that, it's like listening for a pin to drop," Mr. MORRISON says. Drawing Night in Canada was different. "These were noisy, vocal, 10 to 18 artists talking and joking. Anyone could grab a cold beer for 50 cents. The model would talk back and tell stories, too."
Inevitably, Mr. MORRISON wearied of the back-lane access to the warehouse and told his partner he'd prefer a storefront studio.
"A storefront?" Mr. HODGSON retorted. "I need a storefront like I need a hole in the head." In a matter of weeks, they had two storefront studios, one of them facing the historically infamous but architecturally engaging Mental Health Centre at 999 Queen Street West.
"Tom was impulsive, just like his painting. He would do exactly what he wanted," Mr. MORRISON says. "He built a swimming pool in the backyard of every house he owned. He would attempt to do almost anything. One day, he had a plumber come to his home on MacPherson Avenue because of a leak and the plumber said a lot of digging was necessary to get at the incoming line in front of the house. When he told Tom what it would cost, Tom said: 'I'll tell you what, I'll dig it myself.' After he had dug this enormous hole, I told Tom: 'Well, it may have been a lot of work to dig, but it'll be easy to fill in.' 'I don't want to fill it in,' he told me. 'I'm going to build a ramp so I can drive my bike right under the front porch and into the basement.' He had three motorcycles -- a BMW, a Husqvarna, and a Can-Am. So he built the ramp.
"It didn't occur to me that if he took the ramp to come in the basement, he'd use it to get out, too. I was renting on the second floor, and the first time he revved up one his bikes -- VRRRROOOOM! I jumped right out of bed."
Mr. HODGSON's energetic and impulsive nature, bohemian cultural surroundings and enjoyment of good times were an ideal formula for trouble in a man ripe for midlife crisis. He had a number of lovers and ended his first marriage to Wilma HODGSON before settling into a peaceful lifestyle with his second wife, Catherine GOOD. They moved to Peterborough in 1990. A few years later, he began to display the first signs of Alzheimer's. He was the last surviving member of the Painters Eleven.
Thomas Sherlock HODGSON was born on June 5, 1924, in Toronto. He died on February 27, 2006, near Peterborough, Ontario, of Alzheimer's disease. He is survived by his sons Mark, Rand and Timothy, daughters Lise Snajdr and Kara Warburton, and sister Jane HODGSON. He was predeceased by his wife, Catherine.

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GORDON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-03-20 published
GORDON, Donald R. (1929-2006)
Writer, educator, broadcast journalist.
Passed peacefully at home on Friday, March 17, 2006 at the age of 76. He is survived by his wife Helen, and sons Donald, Bruce and Keith. He was mentor and editor to countless other writers, and still found time to author several novels of his own, the children's book series "The Prosperian Papers," and reference works on the nature and future of the mass media. Beginning in the 1950's, he did ground- breaking work as a Canadian Broadcasting Corporation foreign correspondent for Europe and Africa on radio and television. On his return to Canada, he served as a member of the Royal Commission on the Status of Women, a media consultant for (among many) the Canadian Senate, and the Screen Actors' Guild, and as a professor, first at the University of Alberta (Calgary), then the University of Waterloo. His television Ontario series "Arts 100: The New Literacy" helped pioneer the use of television as a university teaching tool. Many fruitful years as a freelance writer and editor followed. Arrangements are entrusted to the Edward R. Good Funeral Home, 171 King Street South, Waterloo. At Donald's request, there will be no visitation or service. He suggests you celebrate life. In Donald's memory, and in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice and can be arranged through the funeral home. Feel free to visit Prosperity at www.rockcandybandits.com. Condolences/Donations www.edwardrgood.com (519) 745-8445

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GORDON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-04-01 published
SINCLAIR, Robert Malcolm " Mac," C.D., (B.Sc.Mil,) B.Com.
Peacefully at Kingston General Hospital, on Wednesday, March 29, 2006, R. Malcolm (Mac) SINCLAIR, in his 85th year, beloved husband of Eileen (née ANGLIN;) dear father of Robert MALCOLM, Q.C. and his wife Catherine of Saint_John's, Newfoundland, Douglas GORDON and his partner Brenda of Ottawa, Carol Anne WATTERS and her husband Robert of Constance Bay, Ontario, and the late Nancy Eileen (STAVELEY) NEILL. Cherished grandfather of Mark, Jill, Andrew, Ian Melissa and Kaitlin, and one great granddaughter Brigid. Dear brother of M.A. Jean TOLLOLA and the late Archibald J. and Donald L. SINCLAIR. The family will receive Friends at the Robert J. Reid and Sons Funeral Home, 309 Johnson Street, (at Barrie Street) on Friday, March 31, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held at Sydenham Street United Church, 82 Sydenham Street, (at William Street) on Saturday, April 1, at 11: 00 a.m. Cremation and Interment Cataraqui Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy the family would appreciate memorial donations to Sydenham Street United Church Memorial Fund, or to Hospice Kingston. Online Guest Book www.ReidFuneralHome.com (613) 548-7973

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GORDON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-04-01 published
SINCLAIR, Robert Malcolm " Mac," C.D., (B.Sc.Mil,) B.Com.
Peacefully at Kingston General Hospital, on Wednesday, March 29, 2006, R. Malcolm (Mac) SINCLAIR, in his 85th year, beloved husband of Eileen (née ANGLIN;) dear father of Robert MALCOLM, Q.C. and his wife Catherine of Saint_John's, Newfoundland, Douglas GORDON and his partner Brenda of Ottawa, Carol Anne WATTERS and her husband Robert of Constance Bay, Ontario, and the late Nancy Eileen (STAVELEY) NEILL. Cherished grandfather of Mark, Jill, Andrew, Ian Melissa and Kaitlin, and one great granddaughter Brigid. Dear brother of M.A. Jean TOLLOLA and the late Archibald J. and Donald L. SINCLAIR. The family will receive Friends at the Robert J. Reid and Sons Funeral Home, 309 Johnson Street, (at Barrie Street) on Friday, March 31, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held at Sydenham Street United Church, 82 Sydenham Street, (at William Street) on Saturday, April 1, at 11: 00 a.m. Cremation and Interment Cataraqui Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy the family would appreciate memorial donations to Sydenham Street United Church Memorial Fund, or to Hospice Kingston. Online Guest Book www.ReidFuneralHome.com (613) 548-7973

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GORDON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-06-20 published
GORDON, Donald R.
By Arlene MAHOOD, Page A18
Writer, educator, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation broadcast journalist. Born September 14, 1929, in Toronto. Died in Waterloo, Ontario, on March 17, of heart failure, aged 76.
'He was a great mentor." "He taught me so much." "I always knew that if one of my pieces met with his approval, it was a winner." "Every one of the stories he helped me with got published." And on it went. As I listened to the anecdotes that celebrated the life of my friend Don Gordon, I realized that, in his unassuming way, he had contributed greatly to the writing life of so many.
We talked about what Don taught us. As one of us put it: "Don taught me three things, two of which I learned. He taught me how to separate narrative from dialogue, and he taught me to put the attributions as close to the beginning of dialogue as possible." We all chorused the lesson he didn't learn: "And don't back into a sentence."
No matter where Don GORDON went or what he did, his wife Helen was there dishing out equal parts of affection and guidance. "I'm such a flake," Don often told me, "if it weren't for Helen, I wouldn't be alive, never mind where I am today."
She was the love of his life for 53 years, through life's many joys and upheavals, and she was the cornerstone of everything he held dear. I remember well the day he sat across from me at one of our many luncheons. With tears in his eyes, he told me that he and Helen had realized their bond was for life. This was a pivotal moment for him and this sense of security brought him great joy. He no longer held that fear about living in isolation from his best and dearest friend.
A life full of diverse experiences added to Don's innate talent to make him the prolific author that he was. He did ground-breaking work as a Canadian Broadcasting Corporation foreign correspondent on radio and television in Europe and Africa from 1956 to 1963. On his return to Canada, he served as a member of the Royal Commission on the Status of Women, and as a media consultant for (among many) the Canadian Senate and the Screen Writers Guild. He taught political science at the University of Alberta and at the University of Waterloo. His television Ontario series Arts 100: The New Literacy helped pioneer the use of television as a university teaching tool.
Don wrote several reference works on the nature and future of the mass media. His many novels are full of wonderful satire and humour. His children's book series, The Prosperian Papers took us on a delightful romp with the Rock Candy Bandits through the imaginary kingdom of Prosperity and neighbouring Asperity.
Don spent his retirement years writing, editing, and mentoring writers at all skill levels. He delighted in spending time with his harness-racing horse, Magical Hill GB, a gift from his three sons, Donald, Bruce and Keith. Don worked hard and lived harder. For many of us, he was a larger-than-life character; one of a vanishing breed. I miss him terribly, but his voice will always be with me layering admonishments with selective pieces of praise.
Arlene MAHOOD is a writer and a close friend of Don GORDON.

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GORDON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-07-01 published
Don WRIGHT, Musician And Teacher (1908-2006)
Composer wrote jingles for products from Bromo-Seltzer to Coffee Crisp and formed a charitable foundation that endowed music faculties and athletic programs across Canada, Sandra MARTIN writes
By Sandra MARTIN, Page S9
Known as the jingle king for writing the words and music for hundreds of commercials for products such as Bromo-Seltzer (his daughter Priscilla sang the vocals), Carling's Red Cap Ale, Tide, Kelvinator and Coffee Crisp, Don WRIGHT was a natural showman and educator, and a very talented musician. As a teenager, he played the trumpet in The Wright Brothers Orchestra, a dance band started by his father. Later, he founded both the Don Wright Chorus and the Don Wright Singers, and composed and conducted music for radio, television and documentary films.
Prodigiously hard-working, Mr. WRIGHT amassed many millions of dollars in a long and productive life, from royalties, wise investments and the cushion provided by his beloved wife Lillian's inheritance from her father, former prime minister Sir Arthur MEIGHEN. He had a motto: "He who gives while he lives also knows where it goes." Since forming the Don Wright Charitable Foundation, in 1966, he had been true to that adage by endowing music faculties and athletic programs at universities across the country, funding hospital maternity wings in honour of his wife's love of babies, as well as giving $3-million to his alma mater, the University of Western Ontario.
Donald John Alexander WRIGHT was one of five children (four boys and a girl) of Ernest Joel (Ernie) and Mary Jean (Mamie) WRIGHT from Strathroy, Ontario The WRIGHTs had emigrated from Exeter in England in the 1850s, not long before Mamie's parents, the Clarks, had arrived from Scotland.
Ernie loved to sing and act in minstrel shows and Gilbert and Sullivan operettas. At 18, he was spotted by scouts from a New York company who invited him to move to the United States to become a professional actor. His father's stern disapproval made him decline the offer. Instead, he opened a store in Strathroy, selling pianos and other musical instruments, and founded his own piano-manufacturing company in 1907, which flourished until the mid-1920s when the factory burned down.
Mamie also loved to sing and play the piano, and is said to have taught her four sons a new song every week before they were old enough to go to school. Donald sang in public, "right on key," at the age of 2, and then climbed on his proud mother's lap and went to sleep, according to a family memoir written by Mr. WRIGHT's sister, Mary Jean WRIGHT, an emeritus professor of psychology at University of Western Ontario.
Donald joined the church choir before he could read, having been taught the words of the processional and recessional hymns by his mother, and had taught himself to play the trumpet by the time he was 10.
His father Ernie organized garden parties to promote his pianos and to showcase his sons and himself as entertainers. They were so good that the family was hired to tour the garden-party circuit, offering one-hour concerts in 20-minute segments. Donald was also studying the cello with Howard GORDON, who had once played with the Edinburgh Symphony. At 14, Donald won the gold medal in a nationwide competition held at Massey Hall in Toronto. The same year, he and his three brothers put together a five-piece dance band (with Donald on the trumpet) and landed a gig playing for open-air dancing at nearby Brights Grove.
Young Donald was an exemplary student, but he did have some foibles. A sleepwalker, he got up one night, left the house and walked across the street to a neighbour's house -- unconsciously. He also couldn't stand the ticking of an alarm clock, and would scream "stop the clock" in the middle of the night until somebody found the offending instrument and buried it in the laundry hamper in the bathroom. In high school, he excelled in track and field, winning the regional track championships in 1928 and 1929. And he scored high marks academically until his fifth year of high school, when he and a friend made a pact to do absolutely no work, failed all their exams and had to repeat the year. Waking up, at least figuratively, Mr. WRIGHT realized that if he wanted to study honours classics at university, he needed Greek, so he mastered the four-year Greek curriculum with a tutor and earned an entrance scholarship to University of Western Ontario in 1929.
He kept his scholarship through four years of undergraduate work, graduating in 1933 with the Ferguson Trophy. As an athlete, he reigned supreme in the hurdles and set a broad-jump record that stood for more than 40 years. Meanwhile, he was hyperactive musically, leading the university orchestra, starting the marching band and arranging all the music, and serving as musical director for The Wright Brothers Orchestra.
At its peak, the dance band had nine players, travelled in its own van and played summer resorts in Port Elgin and then in Hamilton. Real life intruded in 1934, when Ernest, the second brother, was called to the bar and was told by a senior barrister in his firm that it was not on for a lawyer to play in a dance band. By then, Donald WRIGHT had graduated from the Ontario College of Education and had accepted a teaching job beginning that September at Sir Adam Beck Collegiate in London. His employers also looked askance at his musical sideline. Besides, during the Depression, it was frowned upon to hold more than one paying job.
He met Lillian MEIGHEN, his future wife, in the summer of 1930 at the old Embassy night club in Toronto. Mr. WRIGHT and his brothers were playing, she was there dancing with Friends. As Mr. WRIGHT's sister tells the story, Ms. MEIGHEN fell in love with the trumpet player and persuaded her brother Max, a member of Delta Upsilon fraternity (as were three of the WRIGHT brothers,) to bring his "fraternal" brother home so she could meet him.
They were married five years later, after a thorough vetting by her father, who took his daughter on a long trip to Australia to separate the lovers and withheld his consent for the nuptials until Mr. WRIGHT had taught for a year and saved $1,000. The couple lived in London, where their three children were born, until they moved to Toronto in 1956, buying a large house on Chestnut Park Road where Mr. WRIGHT continued to live after his wife died of Alzheimer's disease in 1993.
As a schoolteacher, Mr. WRIGHT was hired to instruct students in classics and history and to promote music in the school. The challenge was to encourage children not only to sing, but to do it with enthusiasm and in harmony. Mr. WRIGHT put his innovative ideas into a series of manuals outlining his techniques for arranging music for the changing voice, and eventually gave copies to every high school in Ontario, at his own cost. He also organized and conducted a school orchestra and a glee club at Sir Adam Beck, all of which led to an invitation in 1940 to become director of music for all London schools, a position he held until 1946.
Mr. WRIGHT tried to enlist when the Second World War erupted, but instead of being sent overseas he was commanded to put on shows to entertain the troops at their training centres. For the next six years, in addition to his "day" job, he and his army of volunteers mounted three shows a week, never putting on the same program twice in the same place, with Mr. WRIGHT planning the performances, writing the music and conducting the musicians.
When the war ended, he gave up teaching and became manager of radio station CFPL in London, where he hugely improved the ratings and developed a staff orchestra and choir known as the Don Wright Chorus. In 1950, he went out on his own, founding Don Wright Productions. His chorus was soon being heard on major radio networks here and in the United States, and he expanded his interest in music education by publishing Youthful Voices and other manuals, and giving workshops in many cities on both sides of the border.
He moved into television big time in the 1950s, writing jingles for commercials, founding the Don Wright Singers, serving as musical director for The Denny Vaughn Show, Cliff McKay's Holiday Ranch and The Wayne and Shuster Show, and composing the music for several documentary films including A Day to Remember and The Unknown Country. All this creative and frenetic activity came to a halt in December, 1961, when he suffered a heart attack that forced him to convalesce for three months and then to ease his workload -- somewhat.
When the Queen came to Canada in centennial year, Mr. WRIGHT composed, produced and conducted a medley of songs entitled Proudly We Praise, highlighting each province and territory, for the two-day celebrations on Parliament Hill on June 30 and July 1. He was congratulated by the Queen and given the Centennial Medal.
His last major publication was a 20-volume thesaurus entitled Fifty Years of Music with Don Wright. He donated copies to teachers' colleges and universities across Canada.
Donald John Alexander WRIGHT was born in Strathroy, Ontario, on September 6, 1908. He died at home in Toronto on June 27, after a brief illness. He was 97. Predeceased by his wife Lillian and his son Patrick, he is survived by his children Timothy and Priscilla, several grandchildren and great grandchildren, his sister Mary Jean and his extended family. His life will be celebrated at Saint_James Cathedral in Toronto on Thursday at 11 a.m.

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GORDON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-07-06 published
MURPHY, Louise Henrietta (née VANDER VLIET)
Peacefully at Kingston General Hospital in her 92nd year on Tuesday, July 4, 2006, with family by her side. Louise (née VANDER VLIET,) a graduate of Toronto General Hospital, was the beloved wife of the late Austin MURPHY, loving mother of son Terry GORDON (Katherine) in Kingston and daughter Patricia Sands ANIS (Maher) in Toronto. Loving grandmother of Jamie MURPHY (Toronto,) Karen SPENCER (Kingston), Jason SANDS (Toronto), and David SANDS (St. Louis, Missouri) and loving great-grandmother of Macy and Ella SPENCER. In keeping with Louise's wishes, cremation will be followed by a family memorial service and inurnment at Riverside Cemetery in Toronto, at a later date. For those who wish, memorial donations may be made to the Kingston Hospitals Joint Advancement (Kingston General Hospital) or the Canadian National Institute for the Blind. (Donations by cheque only please). Louise was a nurse to the very end. She will be sorrowly missed but always remembered. The family wishes to thank all of the Kingston General Hospital staff who met Louise, and especially the nurses and doctors in Kidd 3 step-down unit. You were attentive, caring, and wonderful. James Reid Cataraqui Chapel 152 Years of Family Tradition www.jamesreidfuneralhome.com

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GORDON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-07-21 published
GORDON, David
On Thursday, July 20, 2006 at Sunnybrook Hospital. David GORDON, dearly beloved husband of Sybil GORDON. Loving father and father-in-law of Alan and Tobi, Barry and Marcie, and Barbara Gordon DAVIS and Fred DAVIS. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Ethel and Irving GOLDSMITH of Montreal, Jules and Nettie GORDON, and the late Anne ROSS, Bill KAPLAN, Rose FRANKENBURG, Reuben (Sonny) GORDON, Ada WEISS, and Harry KAPLAN. Devoted grandfather of Jonathan, Jenn, Michael, Joanna and Miklos, and Sam. Special thanks to Christie TOLOSA for her love, support, and care, and to the staff of Meighen Manor and Sunnybrook Hospital. Service at Holy Blossom Temple, 1950 Bathurst Street (south of Eglinton) on Friday, July 21st at 11: 30 a.m. Interment Holy Blossom Memorial Park. For further information kindly call Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel at 416-663-9060 or visit www.benjamins.ca. If desired, donations may be made to the David Gordon Memorial Fund c/o The Benjamin Foundati on, 3429 Bathurst Street, Toronto, M6A 2C3, 416-780-0324.

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GORDON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-09-30 published
GORDON, David Holmes
David was born in Sudbury on July 8, 1940 and died suddenly at Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket on September 28, 2006. He is survived by his brother James (Mary) and his sister E. Ruth (Fraser) PARROTT as well as many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his mother Margaret GORDON, his father J. Roy GORDON and his sister Shirley HARRISON. He attended Trinity College School, Trinity College, U. of T. and the University of Toronto Law School. David was a senior partner with McCarthy and McCarty (now McCarthy Tetreault) in Toronto. David was a corporate lawyer of the old school, where client loyalty and deep-rooted relationships were the hallmarks. His greatest joy in law was the people he worked with, both clients and colleagues. After 35 years in practice, David retired in March 2001 to his home in the Mulmur Hills, north of Toronto. In his retirement, he became very active in the community as a valued volunteer at the Creedon Valley Nursing Home. Recently, he was appointed to the Mulmur Township Police Commission. He also established the D.H. Gordon Foundation which helps to demonstrate his quiet commitment to helping others. A family burial service will be held at the GORDON family plot in the Cataraqui Cemetery in Kingston, Ontario. A celebration of David's life will be held at his home in the Mulmur Hills, 798475 Third Line, Creemore, Ontario on October 28, 2006 from 1: 00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Donations, if desired to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to the Thompson Funeral Home, Aurora (905 727-5421).

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GORDON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-10-03 published
SHAW, Alice Starr (née DEWOLF)
At the age of 88 years, peacefully and painlessly in her sleep at the Royal Victoria Hospital on Tuesday, October 2, 2006. Widow of the late Gerald Edison SHAW and mother to Gerald DeWolf SHAW. Grandmother to Edward Emory SHAW, Jennifer Louise HOUWELING and Eric Edison SHAW, great-grandmother to Ryan, Reagan, Eva and Zoe. Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia and predeceased by her late mother Katie Armstead FITZMAURICE and her late father Henry George DEWOLF, and her three late brothers, Dwight DEWOLF, Vice-Admiral Harry DEWOLF, Paul DEWOLF and her late sister, Beryl GORDON. Attended Edgehill School and Halifax Ladies College and was a Royal Victoria Hospital Registered Nurse (R.N.). A private service will be held at the Church of Saint_James the Apostle in Montreal. A service to intern her ashes will be held at Brookside Cemetery, Bedford, Nova Scotia on Saturday, October 7, 2006 at 12 noon, to be followed by a reception (tentatively to be held at the Bedford Basin Yacht Club). Thanks to the wonderful caregivers at the Saint Margaret's Home, Westmount, Québec and to all the nurses and doctors at both the Emergency and Resuscitation unit and 10 Medical at the Royal Victoria Hospital who made every valiant effort to save her life during this past week and to the Royal Victoria Hospital Chaplain who prepared her for an Everlasting Life. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to the King's-Edgehill Alumni Association, 35 King's-Edgehill Lane, Windsor, Nova Scotia B0N 2T0 or to the Royal Victoria Hospital Foundation (Nurses Fund), 687 Pine Avenue West, Room H 433, Montreal, Québec H3A 1A1.

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GORDON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-10-13 published
WATSON, Clare Alice McClafferty
(June 21, 1921-October 11, 2006)
Passed away suddenly at the Credit Valley Hospital. She was the beloved wife of George WATSON and loving family member to her sister Marion BOLES, brother James McCLAFFERTY (Rosemary) who predeceased Clare, and to other family members: Meghan COLE (Steve) and children Allison and Ryan; Kevin McCLAFFERTY and children Hanna and Kyle; John BOLES (Patti) and children Mark, Scott and Brent; Connie Boles GINSBERG (Harris) and children Jennifer and Drew and great grandchildren Kate and Alex; Margie Boles GORDON (Al) and children Kristen and Nicholas; her step-son Cameron WATSON (Susanne,) step grandchildren Nicole UUSITALO (David) and great grand-daughter Chelsea UUSITALO, as well as Erika, Lisa and Jessica. Clare served in the Canadian Navy in World War 2 as a decoder and had a successful business career with William M. Mercer Ltd., assisting with their prominent world-wide operations. She was a deeply religious woman. Clare was an active member of the Ladies Golf Club for many years, was an accomplished bridge player and an avid reader. Despite having many health problems she remained active, full of sparkle and was loved and admired by her many Friends and extended family. Visitation will be held Sunday, October 15 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Turner and Porter Funeral Home, 2180 Hurontario Street, Mississauga (just north of Queen Elizabeth Way). Funeral arrangements to be announced subsequently. If desired, memorial donations may be made to Covenant House, where Clare previously volunteered, or to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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GORDON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-11-04 published
GORDON, Doreen (NATHANSON)
On Tuesday October 31, 2006, at the Halifax Infirmary. Doreen GORDON, beloved wife of Alfred. Loving Mother and mother-in-law of Gayle GORDON and Tom SILVERHART, Randy GORDON, Kenny and Sandy GORDON. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Lawrence and Lorraine NATHANSON, Hilroy and Fannie NATHANSON, Norma and Gilbert FINE, Edie NATHANSON and Helen NATHANSON. She has been predeceased by her two brothers Daniel NATHANSON and Bernard (Nardy) NATHANSON. Devoted Grandmother of Rebecca and Josh SILVERHART, Max, Zachary, Mitchell and Jonathan GORDON. She will be sadly missed by her many nieces and nephews. Special thanks to Ida SNOW and Geri DECKER. Funeral Service was held at Cruikshank's Funeral Home in Halifax, Nova Scotia, November 1, 2006. Shiva: 1720 Dunvegan Drive, Halifax, N.S. Services to be held at 7: 30 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. daily. Shiva ends Tuesday November 7, 2006 in the morning. If desired, memorial donations may be made to: One Family Fund, 2 St. Clair Ave. E., Suite 800, Toronto, Ontario M4T 2T5. Tel: 416-644-4955 www.onefamilyfund.org

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GORDON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-11-27 published
GORDON, Jean Ernesta Marie (HILLER)
Peacefully at home, in her 91st year, with her daughter by her side, on November 21, 2006. Loving wife of the late Brigadier General James Neil GORDON (1995). Sister of Sheila WHITTON and her husband John. Dear mother of Sandra STEEN, Shelagh GORDON, Shawn GORDON and his wife Carol, Vicki McLELLAN and her husband Jim, and Sarah GORDON. Cherished Jenny to nine grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. At her request, a private funeral was held at Saint_James Anglican Church in Caledon East, preceded by cremation. Donations to Bloorview Children's Hospital Foundation, 150 Kilgour Road, Toronto M4G 1R8, would be appreciated.

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GORDON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-12-02 published
GORDON, Jean Ernesta Marie (HILLER)
Peacefully at home, in her 91st year, with her daughter by her side, on November 21, 2006. Loving wife of the late Brigadier General James Neil GORDON (1995). Sister of Sheila WHITTON and her husband John. Dear mother of Sandra STEEN, Shelagh GORDON, Shawn GORDON and his wife Carol, Vicki McLELLAN and her husband Jim, and Sarah GORDON. Cherished Jenny to nine grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. At her request, a private funeral was held at Saint_James Anglican Church in Caledon East, preceded by cremation. Donations to Bloorview Children's Hospital Foundation, 150 Kilgour Road, Toronto M4G 1R8, would be appreciated.

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GORDON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-12-04 published
TANZER, Morris
On Saturday, December 2, 2006 at The Baycrest Centre. Moishe TANZER beloved husband of the late Reba (Pucky.) Loving father and father-in-law of Herb and Janet, Toba and Leonard WEINSTEIN, Sue and Sandy GORDON, and Ted and Laraine. Dear grandfather of Kim, Jordy and Jemma, Peter and Lesly, Allison and Arthur, Dan, Josh, Jamie, Brian, and Michael. Devoted great-grandfather of Jack, Quincy, Joshua, Owen, and Emma. At Beth Tzedec Synagogue, 1700 Bathurst Street (South of Eglinton) for service on Monday, December 4, 2006 at 1: 00 p.m. Interment Beth Tzedec Memorial Park. Shiva 6 Millbank Avenue. If desired, memorial donations may be made to Baycrest Foundation, 416-785-2875.

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GORDON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-04 published
GORDON, Jack Haig
Peacefully at his home on Wednesday morning, December 28, 2005 at the age of 80. Beloved husband of Beverley. Predeceased by his first wife Margaret. Loving father of Bill and his wife Carol and Cindy and her husband Al CERAINI. A private service for the family was held at the Turner and Porter Butler Chapel, Etobicoke on Tuesday, January 3, 2006. For those who wish, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Dorothy Ley Hospice or to Toronto Grace Hospital.

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GORDON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-06 published
GORDON, Joan Shirley
Peacefully passed away, on Thursday, January 5, 2006, at the age of 66. Beloved wife of Soren. Loving mother of Debra SMITH and her husband Jim, and Glen and his wife Lora. Cherished grandmother of Lisa, Derek, Alex, Rebecca, Samantha, and Brett. Dear sister of Frank WAHLERS and his wife Dina, and Bill WAHLERS and his wife Marg. The family will receive Friends at the McEachnie Funeral Home, 28 Old Kingston Road, Ajax (Pickering Village), 905-428-8488, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday. Funeral Service in the Chapel on Saturday, January 7, 2006 at 1: 00 p.m. Cremation. Should family and Friends so desire, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.

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GORDON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-10 published
LYONS- GORDON, Lorraine
Peacefully on Tuesday, January 3, 2006 at Scarborough General Hospital at the age of 46. Beloved wife of the late Cleveland Wayne GORDON. Loving daughter of Kent and Antonica. Dear sister of Rae DONNER, Elvis LYONS, Pamela ANDERSON, Anne MARTIN and Florence LYONS. Lorraine will be sadly missed by Ryan and Daniel, her other relatives and Friends. The family will receive Friends at the Ogden Funeral Home, 4164 Sheppard Ave. East, Agincourt (east of Kennedy Rd.) on Friday from 4-8 p.m. Funeral Service to be held at Scarborough Church of God, 3576 St. Clair Ave. E., Toronto on Saturday at 10 a.m. Interment Pine Hills Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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GORDON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-10 published
TATTERSALL, Diane Elizabeth
Passed away suddenly, at her home, on Sunday, December 25, 2005 in her 50th year. Diane was born and raised in Sudbury, Ontario. She graduated with a B.A. from Laurentian University in Sudbury and earned her B.Ed. degree from Nipissing University in North Bay, Ontario. She taught grade school for a number of years in Northern Alberta and for the York Region Catholic District School Board. Diane was always creative in writing poetry and verse that was both whimsical and amusing. She possessed a dry but keen sense of humour. Diane's generous and faith-filled spirit enabled her to reach out to others and kept her daily outlook on life positive and rewarding. Diane is survived by her mother Marguerite (LAROCQUE) MURPHY and her brothers and sisters: Tom (wife Diane;) Anne (husband Alan GORDON;) Bob (wife Carmen) Barb (husband Hermann KRAUS) and her twin brother David. She is predeceased by her father Joe and her brothers Jim and Dan. A celebration of Diane's life will be held on Saturday, January 21st, 2006 at 2: 00 p.m. at Our Lady of Hope Church, 591 Brennan Road, Sudbury. Donations to the Brain Injury Association - Sudbury and District, 576A Haig Street, Sudbury, Ontario P3C 5P8, in memory of Diane, would be appreciated in lieu of flowers. (Arrangements entrusted to Lougheed Funeral Home, Sudbury).

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GORDON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-14 published
BLUESTIEN, Anne
On Friday, January 13, 2006 at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. Anne BLUESTIEN, beloved wife of the late Joseph. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Marilyn BLUESTEIN and David KAHN, and the late Rochelle WEINBERG. Dear sister of Goldie GORDON, Mary BLUESTIEN, and Earl BRIGHTMAN of California. Devoted grandmother of Darryl, Carey, Alana, Alan, Rebecca, Michael, and Judith. At Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel, 2401 Steeles Avenue West (3 lights west of Dufferin) for service on Sunday, January 15, 2006 at 1: 00 p.m. Interment Warshover Lodger section of Bathurst Lawn Memorial Park. Shiva 404 Glenayr Road. If desired, donations may be made to the Anne Bluestien Memorial Fund c/o The Benjamin Foundation, 3429 Bathurst Street, Toronto, M6A 2C3, 416-780-0324.

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GORDON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-22 published
MORI, Robert Victor
After a courageous four year battle with cancer, Robert MORI, 51 years of age, continued his journey to the next world at 11: 00 a.m. on January 20, 2006, in the loving atmosphere of his home and surrounded by family and Friends. Loving husband for 27 years of Tonie (née HENDRIKS.) Dear father of Anisa and Miguel MORI. Dear son of Leno (Heidi) MORI and the late Philomena. Loving brother of Richard (Bonnie) MORI, Paula VANSTAALDUINEN, Bill (Stacey) MORI, Linette (Jim) GARRETT, Albert (Tara) MORI and Angela (Michael) GORDON. Cherished son-in-law of Martin and Helen HENDRIKS, and brother-in-law to Albert (Nancy) HENDRIKS, Joanne (David) MANTINI, Jane (Les) TASSE and the late Jessie HENDRIKS (1976). Rob gave generously and capably in service to all of society, as he did to the Baha'i communities throughout the Niagara Region. He served on the Spiritual Assembly of the Baha'i community of Niagara-on-the-Lake. Rob was part of every event giving whole-hearted, caring support - always striving for excellence. Many knew Rob's passion as a runner as he ran through the streets of Niagara-on-the-Lake. His stride was seen as "Poetry in Motion". He ran his best marathon (26 miles) in Ottawa in 2 hours, 33 minutes. Rob's life was devoted to doing and serving. He joined the family business, Mori Nurseries, after graduation and quickly established himself as V.P. in Sales and Marketing in the company, devoting himself with endless energy to the company's advancement, expansion and development of operations in Ontario, the United States and Mexico in the horticultural industry. He pioneered the development of computer software now used in the horticultural industry in Canada and United States known as "Gro Ware". During over 30 years with the company, Rob focused on promoting the development and advancement of the independent garden centre trade from Ontario through to the Atlantic Provinces and into the Great Lake and New England States. His passion for horticulture led him to travel widely throughout North America and Europe where he forged close relationships with many nurserymen and was able to share their new introductions with Mori Nurseries' many clients. Rob has left his mark, not only in the horticultural industry, but in the hearts of the many lives he touched. Family will receive Friends at the Niagara-On-The-Lake Chapel of the Morgan Funeral Homes, 415 Regent Street, on Saturday and Sunday, January 21st and 22nd, from 2-5 and 7-9 o'clock. Funeral service will be held at the Niagara-on-the-Lake Old Court House (26 Queen Street) on Monday morning at 11 o'clock. Interment will follow at Niagara Lakeshore Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, and in support of Rob's passion for both horticulture and athletics, memorial donations may be made to the "Robert Mori Pathway Fund". Online guest register at www.morganfuneral.com

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GORDON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-25 published
GORDON, Edwina Milne
Passed away at Lakeridge Health, Oshawa on Sunday, January 22, 2006 in her 85th year. Dearly loved wife for 61 years to Robert (Bob) GORDON. Much loved mother of Ian and his wife Valerie and Brynn and his wife Maryanne. Grandmother of Michele, Michael, John, Courtney, Kevin and Sarah. Great-Grandmother of Lily. Funeral service was held at Memorial Chapel Brooklin, 79 Baldwin Street, Brooklin Village Whitby, on Tuesday, January 24th. In memory of Edwina, memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

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GORDON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-26 published
HOGG, Catherine Joanne
Now at peace after a lengthy battle with cancer, Catherine died at home on Tuesday, January 24, 2006, surrounded by her family, at the age of 63. Wife of the late William I.S. HOGG and loving mother of Arthur GORDON, Kevin HOGG and Christina JONES. Proud Grandmother of Crystal Gordon BURNS and Arthur GORDON Jr. Great-Grandmother of Rylynn BURNS. Catherine is survived by seven sisters, three brothers, many nieces, nephews and Friends. Visitation will be held at the Highland Funeral Home, Markham Chapel (northeast corner of Hwy. 404 and 16th Avenue), 905-887-8600 on Thursday from 7-9 p.m. and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church (south side of Hwy. 7, east of McCowan Road) on Saturday at 10: 30 a.m. Cremation. In memory of Catherine, donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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GORDON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-02-07 published
GORDON, Andrew " Andy"
(Past Master of the Alpha Masonic Lodge)
On Monday, February 6, 2006 after a short illness, at the Scarborough General Hospital. Andy, loving husband to Margaret. Loving father to Lorraine (Paul) and Andrea. Andy will be missed by his grandchildren Matthew, Christopher, Ryan, Kayla, Jordan and Brody. He will be missed by his many Friends and his family in Scotland. The family will receive Friends at the Ogden Funeral Home, 4164 Sheppard Ave. East, Agincourt (east of Kennedy Rd.) on Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A complete funeral service will be held in the Ogden Chapel on Thursday at 11 a.m. Cremation.

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GORDON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-02-11 published
GORDON, Anne (née ROSS)
Peacefully on Thursday, February 9, 2006 at the Humber River Regional Hospital - Church Site in her 86th year. Beloved wife of the late John James "Shaky". Loving mother of Jo-Ann (Jack) BOUCLAIR and Jim (Christa.) Devoted grandmother of Theresa (Kevin,) Heather, Cynthia, Shane (Jessie), Krista, Jesse, and Jean-Francois. Great-grandmother to Damien, Yasmin, Britney, Alex, Kendra and Henry. Anne was a long-standing member of York Memorial Presbyterian Church. She will be sadly missed by her family, church family and many Friends. Friends may call at the Ward Funeral Home, 2035 Weston Rd. (north of Lawrence Ave.), Weston from 7-9 p.m. on Sunday and from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Monday. A service will be held on Tuesday at 11: 30 a.m. in the Ward Chapel. Interment to follow at Beechwood Cemetery. If desired, donations to the Scott Mission would be appreciated by the family. "Absent from the body, Present with the Lord"

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GORDON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-02-11 published
LEWIS, Don (a.k.a. Lewis GORDON)
With sadness we announce the passing of Don LEWIS, at his home in Stratford, Ontario, on Thursday, February 9, 2006. He was 70 years old. Don, who acted under the name of Lewis GORDON, was a member of the Stratford Festival Acting Company for 34 seasons and appeared in nearly 100 productions. Festival fans will remember his appearances as Falstaff in Henry IV, Touchstone in As You Like It, Puck in A Midsummer Nights Dream and as Father Damien in the one-person play, Damien. Don was born in Toronto on August 7, 1935 to Gordon LEWIS and Evelyn (Jocelyn) LEWIS. In 1957, fresh out of the Ontario College of Art, Don read in the newspaper that Festival designer Tanya MOISEIWITSCH was visiting Toronto. Don took his portfolio to Ms. MOISEIWITSCH at her hotel. So impressed was she with his art that she hired him on the spot as a prop-maker. His career as an actor began almost by accident. He was asked by an actor friend to appear as a scene partner in an audition for Festival artistic director Michael LANGHAM. The next day, Mr. LANGHAM pulled Don aside and told him "We're not going to hire your friend, but how would you like to be in the company?" In addition to the Stratford Festival, Don also appeared at the Shaw Festival, the Grand Theatre (London, Ontario) and Theatre Calgary. Don always had a love-hate relationship with acting and it was his art that truly fed his soul. Don designed the costumes for the Festival's 1967 production of Colours in the Dark. He also produced murals, posters and exhibitions for the Festival over the years as well as collages, drawings and other artwork. Don was an accomplished photographer and among company members it was always a treat when Don asked you to pose for his camera. Cremation has taken place and a private funeral will be held later this year in Harrington, Ontario, where Don lived for 21 years.

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GORDON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-03-04 published
GORDON, Doreene Evelyn (née HARDING)
Peacefully at Soldiers' Memorial Hospital, Orillia, on Thursday March 2nd, 2006. Doreene went to be with her Lord after a valiant battle with illness. Loving wife of the late Jack GORDON. Much loved mom to Wayne (Bev), Bryan (Susan), Dave (Linda), Glen (Deb), Warren (Caroline), Brent, Karen (Stan) and Heather. Wonderful grandma of nineteen and great-grandmother of two. Dear sister of Bett and her husband Don ARCHER, Gail and her husband Bruce BREWER and the late Bob HARDING. Remembered by sister-in law Mary HARDING. Visitation will be held at the Simcoe Funeral Home, 38 James Street E. Orillia on Sunday March 5th, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and on Monday March 6th, from 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be held at Bethel Baptist Church 300 Coldwater Road Orillia on Tuesday March 7th at 11 a.m. Interment Glendale Memorial Gardens Toronto Tuesday at 3 p.m. Memorial donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Gideon Bible Memorial Plan would be appreciated by the family.

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GORDON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-03-15 published
GARBIG, Margaret Isabell (née GORDON)
Peacefully on Monday, March 13, 2006, in her 91st year. Dear mother of Diane HARVEY, Douglas GARBIG (Carol) and the late Sherran RIDGLEY. Loving grandmother of Andrea RIDGLEY, Marianne HARVEY and Jody HARVEY. She will be sadly missed by her many Friends. A private family remembrance will take place at a later date. Donations in Margaret's name may be made to the Lillian Sandler and Sandy Gordon Bursary at Osgoode Hall Law School, c/o York University Development Office, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario M4J 1P3.

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GORDON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-03-20 published
GORDON, Betty Jessie Lila (née BACON)
At Orillia, on Friday, March 17, 2006, in her 91st year. Betty J.L. GORDON, beloved wife of the late Robert GORDON. Dear aunt of Kathryn of Unionville and loving great-aunt of Adrienne and her husband Paul BOUDREAU of Saint John, New Brunswick., and Shannon VLYM of Unionville. Dear sister of the late W. Eric (Bud) BACON and the late Shirley ORSER. The late Mrs. Betty GORDON will rest at the Mundell Funeral Home, 79 West St. N., Orillia on Wednesday from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service in the Chapel Thursday afternoon, March 23rd at 1 p.m. Spring interment St. Andrew's-Saint_James' Cemetery, Orillia. If desired, memorial donations to the Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital, Canadian Cancer Society, or charity of ones choice would be appreciated. Messages of condolence are welcomed at www.mundellfuneralhome.com.

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GORDON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-03-20 published
JOSEPH, Ruth
On Friday, March 17, 2006 at Baycrest Hospital. Ruth JOSEPH, beloved wife of the late Ben JOSEPH. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Richard and Shelley, and Mark. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Lillian GORDON, Bert and Lottie GARFIELD, Howard and Margot GARFIELD, Goody and Shirley GARFIELD. Devoted grandmother of Charles, Janna, and Jonathan. At Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel, 2401 Steeles Avenue West (3 lights west of Dufferin) for service on Monday, March 20, 2006 at 1: 30 p.m. Interment Beth Tzedec Memorial Park. Shiva 85 Skymark Drive, No. 1704, for shiva times see www.benjamins.ca. If desired, donations may be made to the Ruth Joseph Memorial Fund c/o The Benjamin Foundation, 3429 Bathurst Street, Toronto, M6A 2C3, 416-780-0324.

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GORDON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-03-21 published
ABBOTT, Milton " Bucky"
On Monday, March 20, 2006 at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. Milton (Bucky) ABBOTT beloved and loyal husband of Rose Ann. Loving and adored father and father-in-law of Allen and Nicole ABBOTT, Pauline ABBOTT- TILL and Steve TILL, Natalie ABBOTT and Marc GORDON, and Michelle ABBOTT and Adam PERZOW. Devoted grandfather of Adam, Jamie, Joshua, Allison, Jack, and Hayden. Devoted son of the late Nathan and Pearl ABBOTT. Brother of Michael ABBOTT. At Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel, 2401 Steeles Avenue West (3 lights west of Dufferin) for service on Tuesday, March 21, 2006 at 11: 30 a.m. Interment Beth Shalom Section at Mount Sinai. Shiva 17 Saintfield Ave. If desired, memorial donations may be made to The Milton (Bucky) Abbott Memorial Fund c/o The Benjamin Foundation, 3429 Bathurst Street, Toronto, M6A 2C3, 416-780-0324.

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GORDON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-03 published
GORDON, John Robert (March 1, 1932-March 31, 2006)
Passed away peacefully, at his home, leaving behind his beloved wife of 48 years, Dolores GORDON (née MORROW) and his 9 children: Cecilia, Maureen, Paul, Malcolm, James, Bernadette, Lisa, Daniel, and Brian. He will also be missed by his 24 grandchildren with one on the way, as well as by his sister Jean of Scotland. Of greatest importance was his faith, his family, and his lifetime work of classical music research. Visitation will be at the Sherrin Funeral Home, 873 Kingston Road (west of Victoria Park Ave.), on Tuesday, April 4, 2006 from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be on April 5 at 10 a.m. at Holy Name Catholic Church (Pape and Danforth Aves.). Interment to follow at Resthaven Memorial Gardens. Donations can be made to the Arthritis Society.

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GORDON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-07 published
BOURQUE, Sister Margaret, R.G.S.
Peacefully, at the Convent of the Sisters of the Good Shepherd, Toronto, on April 6, 2006, after a short illness. Sister made her profession as a Sister of the Good Shepherd on November 21, 1943 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, serving in Halifax, Saint John, New Brunswick, Toronto, Vancouver, and Windsor, Ontario. Daughter of the late Elisee BOURQUE and Nellie MUISE of Amiraults Hill, Nova Scotia. Sister is survived by her two sisters, Lillian GORDON, Yarmouth and Evelyn FRYLINK, Trois Rivieres, Quebec, brothers Stanley, Amiraults Hill, Leonard, Port Maitland and Louis, Brossard, Quebec, niece Judy BELLIVEAU, Amiraults Hill and many other nieces and nephews. Predeceased by brother George BOURQUE. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, April 7th at 8 a.m. at Providence Chapel, 3276 St. Clair Ave. East. Interment Mount Hope Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Ward Funeral Home, 416-241-4618.

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GORDON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-07 published
GORDON, Josephine Mary (née BATTAGLIA)
The family announces with sorrow her death at Lakeridge Health, Oshawa on Thursday, April 6, 2006, at the young age of 79. Beloved wife of John. Loving mother to David and his wife Dagmar, Nori Ann and her husband Cal, Andrew and his wife Marilynne, and Donald and his wife Cecily. Special grandmother to Dustin, Ryan, Megan, Courtney, Emma, Kristen, Michael, Blair, Brenna, Rhea and Maddison. A private family service will be held.

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GORDON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-15 published
PORTER, William " Bill" Charles
On Wednesday April 12, 2006, our husband, father, grandfather, and friend, passed away at the age of 82 in Barrie at Royal Victoria Hospital. Survived by his loving wife Eileen PORTER, daughter Susan SYME and her husband Ted and their daughter Leah of Barrie, daughter Alison SYME and her husband Glenn and their children Andrew, Matthew and Marina of Arborg, Manitoba, daughter Lesley PORTER and her sons Brock, Brad and Michael VANDRICK of Barrie, son Stephen PORTER and his wife Nancy and their children Amaret and Jesse of Balgonie, Saskatchewan. Predeceased by daughter Nancie MINTEN, but survived by her children Amanda, Hailey and Hayden of Wyevale, Ontario. Lovingly remembered by nephew Robert ALLEN of British Columbia, and nieces Ruth, Iris and Kathleen ALLEN of Winnipeg and Claire GORDON of British Columbia. Predeceased by sisters Annie GORDON of Vancouver, British Columbia and Grace ALLEN of Winnipeg, Manitoba. Born to William and Annie PORTER of Winnipeg, Manitoba on December 10, 1923. Bill graduated from the University of Manitoba with a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering in 1946 and subsequently moved to Toronto where he gained employment at General Electric and met his future wife Eileen. In 1949 they moved to Barrie where Bill worked for Ontario Hydro from which he retired after 40 years of service. During this time Bill also completed an M.B.A. at the University of Toronto. In his retirement years Bill continued working by starting a Tax Business as a second career. During early life in Barrie Bill enjoyed many pastimes, especially sailing at the Barrie Yacht Club and skiing at Snow Valley. In retirement Bill enjoyed camaraderie at the Parkview Centre playing snooker, and his Monday night "games" at B.C.C.. Over the years Bill was also involved in Little Hills Player, Central Church, Probus, Downtown Development Board, B.U.G., and the Barrie Library Board. Bill was also very active in his Class of '46 Reunions. The family wishes to express their deepest gratitude to Doctor BEECROFT, and the nurses and therapy staff of 3SA at the Royal Victoria Hospital for their compassion and understanding. Friends may call at the Steckley-Gooderham Funeral Home, (Clapperton and Worsley Streets), Barrie from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday. Funeral Service at Central United Church, 54 Ross Street, Barrie on Monday April 17th, 2006 at 11: 00 a.m. Interment Barrie Union Cemetery. The family would prefer donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Royal Victoria Hospital, Regional Cancer Care Centre. Condolences may be forwarded through www.steckleygooderham.com.

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GORDON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-17 published
PULLAR, Linda Louise (née GORDON) (1946-2006)
Linda Louise Pullar (née GORDON,) beloved wife, partner and best friend of John PULLAR, passed away peacefully at home, with her family, on Friday, April 14, 2006, at the age of 59 years, after a lengthy battle with cancer. Linda was born on June 9, 1946 in Arvida, Québec. She is survived by her adoring husband John her daughter Tracy; and her son Shawn. She will be missed by her son-in-law Jason PIGEON; and daughter-in-law Cindy PULLAR. She was the proud grandmother of Jack, Luke and Will PIGEON. Linda is also survived by her three amazing sisters, Barbara WING, Helen McCHEYNE and Jean ROY; and her loving brother George GORDON. Linda was predeceased by her parents John and Edith GORDON. Her extended family, spread over the country, will grieve for Linda whom they considered the life of any party. Sammy, the family dog, will miss her more than we will ever know. Married on October 12, 1968, Linda and John set up house in Pierrefonds, Montreal and, without knowing another soul in the west, they moved their little family to Calgary in 1977. Linda raised her children at home and after a long stint as the best stay-at-home-mom, she made a return to the work force in the mid-eighties. While she formed many close Friendships in the oil and gas industry before retiring in 2002, Linda's greatest joys and accomplishments were found closer to home. With a marriage of thirty-eight years, Linda enjoyed being a Grandma; she also loved knitting, sewing and playing a very mean competitive golf game. Members at Douglasdale and later at Cottonwood, Linda and John spent many hours golfing together and it was a passion they both shared. Linda always enjoyed good Friends, a good laugh, great food and wine, nice vacations, and the view from their lakefront home in Okotoks. She had a sharp sense of humour, always looked amazing, had a positive outlook on life, and was a role model to us all. This little family will sorely miss our hero, fighter, our glue, our inspiration, and our best friend. Linda had a fantastic life, full of love and laughter, and we know she would only want us to remember the very good times and to celebrate her life. The family would like to extend special thanks to the Foothills Special Services staff, the Okotoks Homecare staff and the many people who supported Linda, prayed for her, sent good wishes, and who assisted all of us by extending a helping hand. A Celebration of Linda's Life will be held at McInnis and HollowayS Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E., Calgary, Alberta), on Friday, April 21, 2006 at 11: 00 a.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If Friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 - 14th St. N.W., Calgary, Alberta T2N 1Z6 Telephone: 403-264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca or directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, 215 - 12th Avenue S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 1A2 Telephone: 403-205-3966. In living memory of Linda PULLAR, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McInnis and Holloway Funeral Homes Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 Bannister Road S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2X 3J3 Telephone: 403-256-9575.

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