JOHNSGUARD o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-02-08 published
WILLCOCK, Bryon Douglas
Suddenly, in Toronto, on Monday, February 6th, 2006. Bryon Douglas WILLCOCK, of Toronto, in his 29th year. Cherished son of Terry and Lynda WILLCOCK. Dearly loved father of Brooke JOHNSGUARD. Loving brother of Allan WILLCOCK and his wife, Paula, all of Owen Sound. Bryon will be dearly missed by his grandparents, Islay (WILLCOCK) Michael, John WARRILOW and his partner, Kay McGEE. Predeceased by his grandfather, Charles WILLCOCK and his grandmother, Frances WARRILOW. Friends may call at the Brian E. Wood Funeral Home, 250 - 14th Street West, Owen Sound (376-7492) on Thursday from 2: 00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. A Private Family Service will be held in the Funeral Home Chapel on Friday, February 10th, 2006 with Dr. Brad CLARK officiating. Interment in Hillcrest Cemetery, Tara. If so desired, the family would appreciate donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of your choice as your expression of sympathy.
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JOHNSON o@ca.on.brant.brantford.the_expositor 2006-03-09 published
HILL, Mary Lucinda (formerly JOHNSON)
Peacefully at the West Haldimand Hospital, Hagersville on March 7, 2006, Mary (Lickers) Hill age 89 years; wife of the late Stanley B. JOHNSON and Robert L Hill; loving mother of Wayne JOHNSON, Robin and Hub MARACLE and the late Elaine and Bobby MARR; dear grandmother of Elaine and Bill and the late Frank; great-great-grandmother of Frankie and Mya; sister of Bob and the late Russ LICKERS aunt of Bobby, Jamie and Robbie. Also fondly remembered by many relatives and Friends. Resting at the Hyde and Mott Chapel, Hagersville after 7 p.m. Thursday, where Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Saturday at 1 p.m. Interment Delaware Cemetery, Six Nations. Evening prayers 7 p.m. Friday.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.brant.brantford.the_expositor 2006-03-18 published
MOORE, Kenneth Wade " Ernie"
At the age of 51 years peacefully passed away on March 16, 2006. Dearest son of Kathleen MOORE, brother of Trudy JOHNSON, lovingly missed by closest friend Sandy DAVIS, daughter Tara MOORE, granddaughter Tyra. Sadly missed by niece Laura and husband Jerry LOUZON; great niece Carissa, also Amy MORSCH and friend Brad STEWARDSON; aunts Jean, Flo, and Gladys; half brothers and sisters. The family will have a gathering at the home of Trudy JOHNSON on Sunday, March 19th from 1: 00 to 5:00 p.m at 40 Prince Street, Forest, Ontario. Arrangements entrusted to the D.J. Robb Funeral Home, Sarnia. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family through djrobbfh@ebtech.net

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.grey_county.artemesia.flesherton.the_flesherton_advance 2006-03-15 published
WRIGHT, Eldon
Eldon WRIGHT passed away at the Lee Manor Nursing Home, Owen Sound on Friday, February 24, 2006 in his 79th year. Formerly of Dundalk, he and his wife Adelene, were residents there for a few months, following a lengthy stay in Markdale hospital.
Born April 22, 1927 he was the youngest son of three to William and Emily (RICH) WRIGHT, South Line, Osprey. He remained living with his mother following the death of his father on December 29, October 5, 1957 he married Adelene MUIR who survives. They lived in the family home while his mother lived in a home built on the farm property. Later they moved to Dundalk on Main Street West and following the passing of his brother, Harry, moved to the residence on Victoria Street.
Surviving besides his wife are two sisters-in-law, Violet (WRIGHT) RAWLINGS of Maxwell and Rosetta MUIR of Dundalk; nieces and nephews on the WRIGHT side are Wayne WRIGHT and Sharon HARRISON. On the Muir side are Jim, Jack, Ron, Bob MUIR, Marion JOHNSON, Fred, Harvey, Jim LANGFORD and two nieces in the U.S.
He was predeceased by his parents, brothers Harry, October 1980 and his wife Audrey, May 1973, and brother Arthur, February 7, 1961.
The body rested at the McMillan Jack Funeral Home, Dundalk where the funeral was held on Tuesday afternoon, February 28 with spring interment in Maxwell Cemetery. Rev. Janet ERIKSEN of Dundalk United Church conducted the service, followed by refreshments and a social time in the church parlor.
Pallbearers were three nephews, Wayne WRIGHT, Jim MUIR, Fred LANGFORD and three cousins, Laverne GRUMMETT, MAC McLAREN and Doran PATTON. Flowerbearers were Sharon HARRISON and Debbie WRIGHT.
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JOHNSON o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-01-04 published
McCURDY, Kathleen Maud (née PERCIVAL)
Of Chesley, passed away at Elgin Abbey, Chesley on Monday, January 2, 2006 in her 94th year. Loving mother of David and his wife Karen of Chesley and Dorothy FIELDING and her husband Don of Barrie. Kay will be fondly remembered by her daughters-in-law, Shirley McCURDY of Stouffville and Lorraine McCURDY of Allenford. She will be missed by her fourteen grandchildren and many great grandchildren. Loving sister to Clara TURNER and her husband Bill of Calgary. Predeceased by her husband J.J., sons Don and John, brother Robert and sister Edith JOHNSON and her parents, Robert and Catherine (HOUSTON) PERCIVAL. Visitation will be held at Cameron Funeral Home, Chesley on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, January 5, 2006 at Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Chesley at 2 p.m. Spring Interment in Chesley Cemetery. Memorial Donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-01-24 published
SHAW, Hazel May (née COLE)
Peacefully, at Lee Manor in Owen Sound, on Friday, January 20th, 2006. Hazel May SHAW (née COLE,) of Owen Sound, in her 93rd year. Dearly beloved wife of the late Willard SHAW. Loving mother of Audrey JOHNSON, of Barrie, Glenda LOBBAN and her husband, Don, and Allan SHAW, both of Owen Sound. Proud grandmother of Allison, Lori, Scott, Jennifer, Corinne and Karen and great-grandmother of Matthew, Brendan, Aislinn, Caileigh, Zachary, Jacob and Carys. Hazel will be sadly missed by her brother, Art COLE, of London. Predeceased by her infant son, Robert SHAW; her brother, Douglas COLE; her parents, Albert and Rose COLE and her daughter-in-law, Velma SHAW. A Funeral Service for Hazel SHAW will be held in the Funeral Home Chapel of the Brian E. Wood Funeral Home, 250 - 14th Street West, Owen Sound (376-7492) on Wednesday, January 25th, 2006 at 1: 30 p.m. with Dr. Brad CLARK officiating. Visitation one hour prior to service only. Interment in Eastnor Cemetery. If so desired, the family would appreciate donations to the Lee Manor Residents Fund as your expression of sympathy.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-01-25 published
HABART, Frederick James
Peacefully at Georgian Heights Long Term Care in Owen Sound on Monday January 23, 2006, in his 90th year. Frederick James HABART, the beloved husband of the late Viola HABART (née BROWN.) Loving father-in-law of Gloria (Mrs. Ron HABART.) Fondly remembered by his nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his loved son Ron, his brother Horace and his sister Fay JOHNSON. Fred was a veteran of World War 2, serving in the Royal Canadian Airforce. Fred was a member of the Masonic Order rising to the Rameses Shrine. Friends may call at the Breckenridge-Ashcroft Funeral Home on Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Friday morning at 11 o'clock. Reverend David SHEARMAN officiating. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, the Grey Bruce Regional Health Centre M.R.I. Fund or to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-01-25 published
JOHNSON, Albert “Jerry&rdquo
Peacefully at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre, Durham on Tuesday, January 24th, 2006. Albert “Jerry” JOHNSON, of Sauble Beach and formerly of Guelph (City View Pools), in his 74th year. Devoted and loving husband of Flo. Loving father of Karen and her husband Brian CONNORS of Guelph, and Brenda HENDY of Barrie. Cherished grandfather of Scott and his wife Jess, Jennifer, Kelly, Nicole, Jacob and Adam. Dear brother of Winnie and her husband Andy ANDERSON. Jerry will be missed by many Friends, especially Jack and Ellen. At Jerry's request cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at the cottage in the spring. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to Vision 2002, Sauble Medical Building Fund, would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to the McCulloch-Watson Funeral Home, Durham 369-3837. “Learning from his strength, marveling at his dignity, admiring his courage and encouraged by his faith”.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-01-28 published
CROSS, Clara Emma Albright (née KLAGES)
Of Chesley, passed away at South Bruce Grey Health Centre, Chesley on Thursday, January 26th, 2006 in her 92nd year. Beloved wife of the late Leslie ALBRIGHT/ALLBRIGHT/ALLBRECHT (1970) and Bertram CROSS (1988.) Loving mother of Louie and Barbara of Sullivan Township, Harold and Sharon of Williamsford, Shirley and Wayne MALUSKIE of Desboro, Allan and Mary Lu of Rockford and Marie and Ronald SWIGGER of Tara. Special grandmother and friend to Susie CAIN of Chesley and precious companion to her cat Chester. Dear stepmother of Eileen WATT of Durham, Milton CROSS of Orillia, and stepson-in-law of Eric JOHNSON of Ottawa. Clara will be missed by her many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. She will be fondly remembered by her sister, Tillie BARBER of Acton. Sister-in-law of Elsie and Eileen KLAGES of Chesley, Donelda KLAGES of Hanover and Paul HENKEL and special friend Martha MONK of Hanover. Predeceased by her son Edward (2004,) grand_sons Bruce and Paul ALBRIGHT/ALLBRIGHT/ALLBRECHT, step-daughter Evelyn JOHNSON, sisters Minnie, Lena, Ella, Ida, Millie, Marie and Eileen as well as her brothers, John, Louis, Allan, Leonard, Cecil and Ken (Pete). Visitation will be held at Cameron Funeral Home, Chesley on Sunday from 2: 00 to 4:00 and 7: 00 to 9:00 p.m. where a funeral service will be held on Monday, January 29th, 2006 at 2: 00 p.m. Spring Interment in Faith Lutheran Cemetery, Desboro. Memorial Donations to the Chesley Hospital Foundation or the charity of your choice would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-02-02 published
REID, Mary (née RAMSAY)
Suddenly at her home in Burlington, on Sunday January 29, 2006. Mary REID (née RAMSAY) beloved wife of Richard REID. Dear mother of David BRADSHAW and his partner Sarah TATTERSAOO, C.J. BRADSHAW and his wife Amber and Keith REID and his wife Breanne. Loving grandmother of Cassandra and Kristen. Beloved daughter of Lillian RAMSAY and the late Clifford RAMSAY. Sister of Katherine REYNOLDS and her husband Bruce and Ruth RAMSAY and her husband Mark BOULET. Dear Aunt of Aaron and Vanessa REYNOLDS and Theo and Chris REYNOLDS. Also survived by cousins Mary and Kayle NOBLE, Murray and Linda JOHNSON, Kay and Bill McCARTNEY, Doug and Phyllis JOHNSON, Lloyd RAMSAY and Sylvia DRUMMOND. A Memorial Service will be held in Streetsville United Church 274 Queen Street South, Streetsville on Saturday February 4, 2006 at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations directed to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Canadian National Institute for the Blind, would be appreciated.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-02-27 published
ALLEN, Margaret Elizabeth (née JUNIPER)
At Hannah Walker Place, on Saturday, February 25th, 2006. Margaret ALLEN (née JUNIPER) of Owen Sound in her 90th year. Predeceased by husband John W. ALLEN. Loving mother to Patricia and her husband Harold CURRIE, Kathy and her husband Ron FOSTER, Ed ALLEN, and Joanne and her husband John JOHNSON, all of Owen Sound. Sadly missed by grandchildren Janice, Robert, Deborah, Rhonda, Kathie, Jenifer, Kim, Jeff, Kris, Johnny, and Jeff and 21 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren. Sister of Hilda THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON of Owen Sound. Predeceased by sisters Pearl, Arnetta, Viva, and Irma, and by brothers Cecil and Clesson and by granddaughter Tammy. Friends are invited to the Tannahill Funeral Home for visiting one hour prior to service on Tuesday from 1 to 2 o'clock. The service will conducted at 2: 00 p.m. in the chapel with Rev. David SHEARMAN officiating. Interment Greenwood Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Grey Bruce Regional Health Centre Foundation or Central-Westside church would be appreciated by the family. The family also extends their appreciation to the staff of Hannah Walker Place who compassionately, and ably cared for our mother and grandmother during the past five years.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-03-30 published
ROBINSON, Ethel Marie (née JOHNSON)
Peacefully, at Summit Place on Tuesday, March 28, 2006. Marie ROBINSON (née JOHNSON) formerly of Stoney Creek and Parry Sound in her 91st year. Wife of the late Herbert Lloyd (Robbie) ROBINSON. Dear mother of Murray and his wife Mary Beth of Owen Sound and Jean and her husband Martin CHAMBERS of Stoney Creek. Beloved Momson of Jeff ROBINSON and his wife Diane, Robyn and her husband Bill MARTIN and Butch ROBINSON. Great grandmother of Aaron, Sarah, Nicole and T.J. Funeral services will be conducted in Fenwick, Ontario. For further information or to make a memorial donation to the Timothy Christian School or the charity of your choice, please contact the Tannahill Funeral Home 376-3710.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-05-18 published
JOHNSON, Earl
In loving memory of a dear husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, Earl who passed away May 18, 2001.
Silently we remember day by day,
And sadly we miss you along the way
In our lives you can no longer share,
But in our hearts you are always there.
- Lovingly remembered by wife, Alma and family. Dileas Gu Brath

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-05-18 published
JOHNSON, Earl
In loving memory of a dear father, grandfather and great-grandfather, Earl who passed away May 18, 2001.
We hold you close within our hearts
And there you will remain.
To walk beside us all our lives
Until we meet again.
- Sadly missed by Terri, Brian and Family

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-06-12 published
WATT, Helen Eilien (CROSS)
Passed away at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre, Durham on Saturday, June 10th, 2006. The former Helen Eilien CROSS in her 80th year. Beloved wife of the late Donald WATT. Loving mother of Vivian and Peter TURCOTTE, Durham; Janice and Allan CARTER, Burlington; Trudy and Paul METCALFE, Haliburton; Linda HICKS, Hanover; Cindy and Dale MEREDITH, Leathbridge, Alberta; Steven and Monica WATT, Collingwood. Cherished grandmother of 12 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Also survived by one brother Milton and Betty CROSS, Bracebridge. Predeceased by one sister Evelyn JOHNSON. Friends may call at the McCulloch- Watson Funeral Home on Tuesday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. A Celebration of Life for Eilien will be held at Knox United Church, Durham on Wednesday at 2 o'clock. Interment Durham Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Parkinson Foundation or the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Royal Canadian Legion Ladies' Auxiliary will hold a Memorial Service on Tuesday evening at 6: 45 p.m.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-06-13 published
FARROLL, Paul Howard
Suddenly at his residence in Orangeville Sunday June 11, 2006. Paul FARROLL of Orangeville at the age of 60. Paul was a retired O.P.P. Sergeant with the Caledon East detachment. Beloved husband and best friend of Beth FARROLL (SHOULDICE.) Loving father of Christine JOHNSON and her husband Jim of Brampton. Papa will be lovingly missed by his grand_son Jaydon Paul JOHNSON. Dear brother of Ann BRADY of Brantford. Dear son-in-law of W.B. (Bev) and Dorothy SHOULDICE of Shallow Lake. Dear brother-in-law of Rob and his wife June of Shallow Lake, Doug and his wife Kathy of Owen Sound, Joan LEVER and her husband John of Shelburne, Dale ROBINSON and her husband Eric of Wiarton and Diane and the late Bill SHOULDICE. Also survived by several nephews and nieces. Predeceased by his parents Bill and Elise FARROLL. Friends may call at the Downs and son Funeral Home Hepworth Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Service will be conducted from the Shallow Lake United Church Thursday morning at 11: 00 a.m. with Rev. Jack TWEDDLE officiating. Interment Boyd Cemetery, Shallow Lake. Memorial contributions to the Shallow Lake United Church or Sick Kids Hospital would be appreciated as your expression of sympathy. Messages of condolence for the family are welcome at www.downsandsonfuneralhome.com. A tree will be planted in the Memorial Forest of the Grey Sauble Conservation Foundation in memory of Paul by the Downs and son Funeral Home.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-07-10 published
GEORGE, Leda
At her residence at Saugeen First Nation on Saturday, July 8th, 2006, at the age of 69 years, Leda GEORGE, beloved wife of Clayton GEORGE, mother of Faith and her husband Murray CROWE, Bonnie and her husband Alan MASON, Monica and her husband Mike ROOTE, Jacqueline KEWAGESHIG, Trudy and her husband Rick JACOBS, Larry KEWAGESHIG, and Thomas KEWAGESHIG and Margaret Lavalee. Grandmother of Allison KEWAGESHIG, Sundance CROWE, Jessica Mason, Marcie ROOTE, Nicholas ROOTE, Kim ROOTE, Marshal ROOTE, Fred JOHNSON, Jr., John JOHNSON, Samantha JOHNSON, Rick JACOBS, Joey JACOBS, Grant WYNN, Kelly KEWAGESHIG, , Tyler KEWAGESHIG, Vincent KEWAGESHIG, T.J. KEWAGESHIG, Jean CAMERON, and Sarah CAMERON. Also surviving are eleven great-grandchildren. Sister of Joe STEVENS. Predeceased by son Murray KEWAGESHIG and daughter Marlene CAMERON, and by grandchildren Allister MASON, Melissa CAMERON, and by her former spouse Lawrence KEWAGESHIG. Friends may call at the family residence, 97 French Bay Road, Saugeen First Nation from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday, July 10th, and 11th. Funeral service will be conducted in the James Mason Cultural Centre on Wednesday July 12th, at 11: 00 a.m. with the Rev. Maggie McLEOD officiating. Memorial contributions to the Saugeen First Nation Pow-Wow Baby Honorarium Fund would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Funeral arrangements in the care of the W. Kent Milroy Port Elgin Chapel, 519-832- 2222. Portrait and memorial online at www.milroyfuneralhomes.com

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-09-22 published
JERRY, Ivan Robert - Estate of
Notice To Creditors And Others
In The Matter Of The Estate Of Ivan Robert JERRY
All Persons having claims or demands against the Estate of Ivan Robert JERRY, of the Municipality of Grey Highlands, formerly of the City of Owen Sound, in the County of Grey, retired Farmer, who died on or about the 21st day of August, 2006, are hereby notified to send particulars of their claims to the undersigned Solicitor on or before the 16th day of October, 2006, after which date the Estate will be distributed, having regard only to the claims then filed.
Dated at Markdale, Ontario, this 15th day of September, 2006.
Ian C. JOHNSON of
Dunlop, Johnson and Pust
Barristers and Solicitors
21 Main Street East
Box 433
Markdale, Ontario N0C 1H0
Solicitor for the Estate Trustees
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JOHNSON o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-09-29 published
JERRY, Ivan Robert - Estate of
Notice To Creditors And Others
In The Matter Of The Estate Of Ivan Robert JERRY
All Persons having claims or demands against the Estate of Ivan Robert JERRY, of the Municipality of Grey Highlands, formerly of the City of Owen Sound, in the County of Grey, retired Farmer, who died on or about the 21st day of August, 2006, are hereby notified to send particulars of their claims to the undersigned Solicitor on or before the 16th day of October, 2006, after which date the Estate will be distributed, having regard only to the claims then filed.
Dated at Markdale, Ontario, this 15th day of September, 2006.
Ian C. JOHNSON of
Dunlop, Johnson and Pust
Barristers and Solicitors
21 Main Street East
Box 433
MARKDALE, Ontario N0C 1H0
Solicitor for the Estate Trustees
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JOHNSON o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-10-06 published
JERRY, Ivan Robert - Estate of
Notice To Creditors And Others
In The Matter Of The Estate Of Ivan Robert JERRY
All Persons having claims or demands against the Estate of Ivan Robert JERRY, of the Municipality of Grey Highlands, formerly of the City of Owen Sound, in the County of Grey, retired Farmer, who died on or about the 21st day of August, 2006, are hereby notified to send particulars of their claims to the undersigned Solicitor on or before the 16th day of October, 2006, after which date the Estate will be distributed, having regard bnly to the claims then filed.
Dated at Markdale, Ontario, this 15th day of September, 2006.
Ian C. JOHNSON of
Dunlop, Johnson and Pust
Barristers and Solicitors
21 Main Street East
Box 433
Markdale, Ontario N0C 1H0
Solicitor for the Estate Trustees
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JOHNSON o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-10-21 published
JOHNSON, Carl " Shorty"
Peacefully at the Grey Bruce Health Services Owen Sound, on Friday, October 20th, 2006. Carl (Shorty) JOHNSON, of Owen Sound, in his 81st year. Dearly beloved husband of Dorothy BELL- JOHNSON (née MAXWELL.) Loving father of Bill JOHNSON and his wife, Karen Ann and Tim JOHNSON, both of Owen Sound. Proud grandfather of Bradley JOHNSON and his wife, Kristen, of Shallow Lake and Anthony JOHNSON, of Ottawa. Carl is lovingly remembered by his step-children, Douglas BELL and his wife, Ann Marie, of Port Elgin, Betty ROBERT and her husband, Paul and his three step-grandchildren, Marc, Jeremy and Melissa ROBERT, all of Milton. Carl will be fondly remembered by his sister-in-law, Alma JOHNSON and his first wife, Isobel JOHNSON. Predeceased by his brother, Earl JOHNSON and his sister, Kay GIBSON. Friends may call at the Brian E. Wood Funeral Home, 250 - 14th Street West, Owen Sound (519-376-7492) on Sunday from 2: 00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. A Funeral Service for Carl (Shorty) JOHNSON will be held in the Funeral Home Chapel on Monday, October 23rd, 2006 at 11: 00 a.m. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery. If so desired, the family would appreciate donations to the Grey Bruce Health Services Auxiliary or the charity of your choice as your expression of sympathy.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-11-13 published
JOHNSON, Gordon Angus
Peacefully at Kelso Pines Retirement Lodge, Owen Sound on Friday, November 10, 2006, Gordon Angus JOHNSON, formerly of Lambeth in his 91st year. Beloved husband of the late (Peggy) Margaret Elizabeth (MEEK) JOHNSON (2004.) Loving father of Phillip and Cynthia JOHNSON of Calgary and Mary Ellen and Fred PARSONS of Owen Sound. Proud grandfather of Paul, Eric, Brian, Daniel and Adam and great-grandfather of Eve. Dear brother of the late Florence JAPP, Mary HAPPER and Isabel THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON. Friends may call at the McFarlane and Roberts Funeral Home (2240 Wharncliffe Rd., S., Lambeth) on Monday from 7-9 p.m. where the Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday November 14, 2006 at 1: 00 p.m. with Reverend Matthew PENNY officiating. Interment Nairn Cemetery. Donations to the Lambeth United Church or the Heart and Stroke Foundation gratefully acknowledged.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-11-17 published
HOLMES, Judith Diane (née JONES)
At Welland County Hospital on Saturday, November 11, 2006. Judy HOLMES (née JONES) of Welland and formerly of Owen Sound in her 62nd year. Dear mother of Lorna and her husband Bernie JOHNSON of Ridgeway, Denise HOLMES of Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Trevor and his wife Jennifer of Niagara Falls and Norman of Welland. Sadly missed by five grandchildren Kyle, Tyler, Kelsey, Mackenzie and Kearah. Also survived by her brother Norm JONES and his wife Lynn of Wiarton and two sisters Linda and her husband Steve WILLIAMSON of Windsor and Jessie and her husband Don WOOTTON of Owen Sound. Predeceased by her parents Wilfred and Mildred JONES. Friends and family are invited to the Tannahill Funeral Home 519-376-3710 for visiting on Monday, November 20, 2006 from 10 a.m. until service time. A funeral service will be conducted in the chapel at 12 noon with Doctor Brad CLARK officiating. Interment, Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Kidney Foundation or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated.
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JOHNSON o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-11-27 published
GREIG, Wm. Elliott R.
Passed away at the Errinrung Nursing Home, Thornbury, on Saturday, November 25, 2006. Elliott GREIG in his 84th year. Beloved husband of the late Olive (JOHNSON.) Dear father of John and his wife Rhonda of Owen Sound and Lora and her husband Roger DINSMORE of Thornbury. Sadly missed by two grandchildren Jamie and Timothy DINSMORE. Also survived by one brother Robert of Meaford and one sister Muriel and her husband John WRAY of Stratford. Predeceased by two sisters Alice MARTIN and Marjory GREIG. Resting at the Gardiner-Wilson Funeral Home, Meaford, where a funeral service will take place on Tuesday, November 28th at 11: 00 a.m. Visiting Monday, November 27th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Interment Lakeview Cemetery, Meaford. Donations to the Meaford General Hospital Foundation.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-12-06 published
JOHNSON, Peg
In loving memory of a dear wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Peg, who passed away December 6, 1995.
Within our hearts we always keep a special place for you,
And try to do our best to live as you would want us to.
As we loved you, so we miss you.
In our memory you are near,
Loved, remembered, longed for always with the passing of each year.
Loved by husband Bill and family

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-12-14 published
JOHNSON, Audrey May A.J. (née SHAW)
[R.N. Class of 1959 R.V.H., Barrie]
Passed away peacefully after a short illness at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Barrie, on Tuesday, December 12th, 2006 in her 70th year. Adored and loving mother of Allison PURCELL and her husband Sean, and Lori VARTY and her husband Peter. Devoted grandmother of Matthew, Brendan, Aislinn, Caileigh, Zachary, Carys, and Jacob. Dear sister of Glenda LOBBAN and and her husband Don and brother Alan SHAW all of Owen Sound, and late infant brother Robert. Beloved daughter of the late Willard and Hazel SHAW of Owen Sound, and predeceased by her sister-in-law Velma SHAW. Missed by nephew Scott and nieces Jennifer, Corinne, and Karen. Audrey was a proud graduate of the R.V.H. School of Nursing. As an R.N., Audrey touched many lives with her kind and gentle spirit. All who knew her will greatly miss her smile, her laugh, her hugs, and her loving words of wisdom that provided comfort and direction. Friends may call at the Steckley-Gooderham Funeral Home (Clapperton and Worsley Streets) Barrie, on Friday from 2: 00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9: 00 p.m. Service in the Chapel on Saturday, December 16th, 2006, at 11: 00 a.m. Spring Interment Eastnor Cemetery, Lion's Head. Special thanks to Doctor AUSTGARDEN and Tanya, R.N., at the R.V.H. Critical Care Unit for their kindness, humour, care, and grace. Donations in Audrey's memory may be made to the R.V.H. Foundation. Condolences may be forwarded through www.steckleygooderham.com

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-12-14 published
YOUNG, Herbert (October 7, 1922-December 13, 2006)
Herb YOUNG, beloved son of the late Norman and Clara YOUNG of Guelph. Loving father of Suzanne Patricia (Douglas LEITH) of Southampton, and Peter Andrew (“Lisa” Mary Elizabeth JOHNSON) of Owen Sound. Adoring grandfather of Gillian, Meredith, and Andrew MARR - all of Toronto. Survived by his adored and loving wife Ruth (SHARPE) of Stirling and Belleville. Survived also by his brothers Joseph (Audrey) and Lloyd (Beatrice) of Guelph. Pre-deceased by his sister Ann (Lou), and brothers Sidney (Ruth) of Toronto, George (Shirley) of Kitchener, and Maurice (Muriel) of Guelph, and his first wife Doreen (DICKSON/DIXON) of Southampton. Survived also by many loving nieces, nephews and their families. Herb had a special place in his heart for his four-legged Friends - Sammy, Ginger and Apollo. Herb will be sadly missed by his close network of family, Friends and colleagues in the communities where he lived, worked and played. Herb lived in Guelph, Oshawa, Oakville, Windsor and Belleville. He spent his summers at the family cottage at Southampton on Lake Huron enjoying tennis and fishing with family and Friends. In Belleville, he was a longtime member of the Harbour Club and enjoyed playing squash and tennis with his many Friends and associates. Herb graduated from Guelph C.V.I. in 1941 and was awarded Ontario's largest scholarship, the Col. John McRae Scholarship to the U. of T. Two years later, in June, 1943, he decided to leave university and enlisted in the Army, serving as a Lieutenant attached to the Royal Canadian Regiment (R.C.R.), until the end of World War 2. However, when the war in Europe ended in May, 1945, the Canadian government decided to create a new Airborne Division, made up of volunteers, to serve in the Far East where the war in the Pacific against Japan was still raging. Again, Herb volunteered, and was sent to Vernon, British Columbia where he was appointed Acting Captain, Second-in-Command, and Company Training Officer of “A” Company, #3 - Infantry Training Battalion, #2 - Pacific Training Brigade. When the war ended, Herb returned to the U. of T., graduating in 1947 with a B.Sc. degree in Chemical Engineering. He was initially employed for three years by Fiberglass Canada Ltd. at Newark, Ohio and at its newly built plant in Sarnia. He spent three years as a Management Consultant with J.D. Woods and Gordon, followed by sixteen years with affiliated companies, with the final seven years as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of the Dominion Forging Co., Windsor, Ontario, the largest steel forging company in Canada. During this period, he was also a director in a number of additional companies including the Braun Engineering Co. of Detroit, International Tools Ltd. of Windsor, Welland Electric Steel Foundry Ltd., of Welland, and Security Capital Corp. of Toronto. He was also a director of the American Drop Forging Association. While residing in Windsor, he was a member of the Beach Grove Golf and Country Club and the Detroit Athletic Club. In 1970, after having had a lifetime interest in education, he accepted the presidency of Loyalist College of Applied Arts and Technology in Belleville, a fledgling new Ontario community college. He served in that position until his retirement in 1988. He served the Ontario College system as a member and as chairman of a number of committees. In 1986, while Chairman of the Committee of Ontario College Presidents, he was part of a small Ontario delegation sent to Nanjing, capital of Jiangsu province, China to arrange to “twin” the Ontario college system and to arrange for a student exchange with similar educational institutions in that province. In 1989, as the countries of Eastern Europe were freeing themselves from 50 years of Communism and from Russian rule, it became obvious that they would require considerable assistance from the “West”, including Canada. Herb, having travelled extensively in Europe in the past, and wishing to utilize his industrial and educational experience in this endeavour, offered his services to the federal Ministry of External Affairs and to the Canadian Executive Services Organization. Over the next 10 years, he served as a consultant on numerous projects in Central and Eastern Europe, from the Baltic Sea to the Black Sea, and in the countries of Latvia, the Czech and Slovak Republics, Hungary and Romania. His final project in 1998, in Xian, China involved working with a research and development company to develop new and creative uses for titanium metals and alloys, with the end products being suitable for export markets. It was shortly after his return from China that he was diagnosed as having inflammatory neuropathy, a debilitating illness which he battled courageously until his death. Family and Friends are invited to call at the Burke Funeral Home (613-968-6968) 150 Church Street, Belleville on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the chapel on Saturday, December 16, 2006 at 2: 00 p.m. Reception to follow at Loyalist College. Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Guelph. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, The Quinte Humane Society, or the charity of your choice. “Goodnight sweet prince, may flights of angels sing thee to thy rest” William Shakespeare.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-12-22 published
GARVIE, Donald Beverley
The family of the late Donald Beverley GARVIE wish to extend our heartfelt thanks to family, Friends and neighbours for memorial donations, flowers, gifts of food and messages of sympathy at the time of his sudden passing. Special thanks to Bruce TANNAHILL and Earl HALL of the Tannahill Funeral Home for their thoughtfulness and extra support. thanks to Doctor Brad CLARK for his comforting messages and to Gary JOHNSON for his reconciliation of Don's life. Many thanks to Mabel WILLIAMS for the lovely harp music and to the Royal Canadian Legion Ladies for providing the lovely luncheon. "Don" is finally at peace back home".
- Alex, Donna, George and Families
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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-01-02 published
MASON, Myrtle Ellan (TAILOR/TAYLOR)
Peacefully at the North Lambton rest Home, Forest on Sunday, January 1st, 2006, Myrtle Ellan (TAILOR/TAYLOR) MASON of Forest in her 102nd year. Beloved wife of the late John James MASON (1982.) Mother of the late Muriel (Pat) CLARK (1994.) Loving grandmother of Cheryl (Ken) JOHNSON of Smithers, British Columbia and James of Edson, Alberta. Great grandmother of Lee and Amy JOHNSON. Resting at the Gilpin Funeral Chapel, Forest for funeral service on Wednesday, January 4th, 2006 at 11 a.m. Visitation 1 hour prior to service. Interment Beechwood Cemetery, Forest. Memorial donations to the Victorian Order of Nurses would be gratefully acknowledged.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-01-03 published
JOHNSON, Gertrude L. (McGAW)
Peacefully at her residence in London on Monday, January 2nd, 2006, Gertrude L. (McGAW) JOHNSON in her 91st year. Beloved wife of the late Stuart M. JOHNSON. Dear mother of Murray Stuart JOHNSON and Heather JOHNSON both of Vancouver, British Columbia. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her sister Patt MEIKLE and brothers Nelson and Matt McGAW. Cremation has taken place. Friends will be received 1 hour prior to the funeral service being held in the chapel of the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London (433-5184) on Saturday, January 7th at 1 p.m. with Reverend Thomas D. HISCOCK of Wesley-Knox United Church officiating. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations would be appreciated to the Memorial Fund of Wesley-Knox United Church, 91 Askin Street, London N6C 1E7, or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario, 617 Wellington Street, London N6A 3R6. On line condolences accepted at www.amgeorgefh.on.ca.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-01-03 published
McKINNON, Sherida Ellen (JOHNSON)
Peacefully after a lengthy illness at the Woodstock General Hospital on Friday, December 30, 2005. Sheri McKINNON in her 56th year. Beloved mother of Bill. Cherished daughter of Delores JOHNSON and William M.E. JOHNSON. Beloved sister of Staci and Scott. Friends will be received at the Dennis Toll Funeral Home, 55 Charing Cross Street, Brantford on Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A graveside service will be held on Thursday at 1 p.m., Oakhill Cemetery. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society appreciated. www.dennistoll.ca.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-01-04 published
McKINNON, Sherida Ellen (née JOHNSON)
Peacefully after a lengthy illness at the Woodstock General Hospital on Friday, December 30, 2005. Sheri McKINNON in her 56th year. Beloved mother of Bill. Cherished daughter of Dolores JOHNSON and William M.E. JOHNSON. Beloved sister of Staci and Scott. Friends will be received at the Dennis Toll Funeral Home, 55 Charing Cross Street, Brantford on Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A graveside service will be held on Thursday at 1 p.m., Oakhill Cemetery. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society appreciated. www.dennistoll.ca.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-01-07 published
JOHNSON, William W.
The family of the late William W. JOHNSON would like to express their sincere thanks and appreciation to relatives, neighbours and Friends for their kindness upon the loss of a loving husband, father, grandfather and brother. Special thanks to Reverend Dr. Andrew HUMAN from Knox Presbyterian Church for conducting the funeral service, to Wayne CARROLL, Patrick CARROLL, Brennan VAN PELT and Knox Choir for their ministry in music, to those who sent flowers and memorial gifts, to the many Friends and business associates who came to the funeral chapel in person to express their sympathy and to the members of Knox Evening Circle for arranging and serving at the reception held after the funeral service. We would also like to thank the doctors, nurses and staff at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute for their kindness and concern while Bill was in their care.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-01-08 published
KELLY, Kenneth
Peacefully on Saturday, January 7, 2006. Kenneth KELLY passed away in his 88th year. Beloved husband of Elizabeth. Loving father of Sharon, Colleen, Kenneth and Wendy and predeceased by Lynn Elaine. Grandfather of Ian, Ken PROUNDFOOT, (Danna) Tim and Darcy JOHNSON, and great-grandfather of Chris, Matthew, Eric, Lucas, Emma, Maddison, Liam, Kenna and Rylie. Predeceased by his parents Adam and Margaret KELLY. Dear brother of Marlene HARYETT (Red,) and predeceased by Pearl, Bud, June, Wes, Rose. Ken was past member of the L.O.L. Ahoghill and also a member of the East London Lyons Club. The family will receive Friends and relatives at Forest Lawn Memorial Chapel, 1997 Dundas Street East (at Wavell), London, for visitation on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, January 10, 2006 at 1 p.m. Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Lung Association would be gratefully appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to Memorial Funeral Home 452-3770.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-01-14 published
GROSS, Frank George
Passed peacefully January 13, 2006, at Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Hospital. Born in Chesley, Ontario 86 years ago to Gideon GROSS and Barbara Campbell Munn GROSS. Husband of the late Lilian (1994) for 53 years. Father of Philip Garth GROSS of Sylvania, Ohio and Dr. Paul Munn GROSS of Comox, British Columbia. Grandfather of Cary Maya (GROSS) JOHNSON of Lansing, Michigan, Bryce Bailey GROSS of Pasedena, California and Cameron Stuart GROSS of Vancouver, British Columbia. Siblings (all previously deceased) Neil Alexander Munn GROSS of Listowel, Ontario, Margaret Louise (GROSS) YOUNGS of Aylmer, Ontario, Jean Isobel (GROSS) GOTTFRIED of Alma, Ontario and Donald Victor GROSS of Woodstock, Ontario. Lovingly remembered by his special friend Betty NASH, Chatham. Frank served Canada overseas during World War 2 in the Canadian Army, Tank Corps and was discharged in 1946. Professionally, Frank was field manager for the Fuller Brush Co., Chatham District 1948-56, joined London Life Insurance Co., Chatham, November, 1956, was President of Kent County Life Underwriters, 1963 and achieved the National Quality Award, Canadian Life Insurance Association for 21 consecutive years of outstanding client service. Loyal W. Brother of the Masonic Order, Frank was accepted in his beloved Parthenon Lodge, #267 Chatham, September 1949, became Worshipful Master of Parthenon Lodge, 1954, Member of Scottish Rite Lodge of Perfection and Rose Croix, 1958, 50 Year Jewell, 1999 and 50 Year Past Master's Jewell, 2004. Recognized as Chatham-Kent Mason of the Year, July 2001, Gold Honor Award for Outstanding Masonry, York Rite Sovereign College of North America, Outstanding Service Certificate for Contributions to Masonry and Volunteering, Certificate of Appreciation for Community and Masonic Services, 2002. His community and charitable involvement was marked in June 1995 by recognition from Lt. Governor of Ontario, The Hon. Henry JACKMAN, with the Ontario Senior Achievement Award and Volunteer Service Award for Ontario, Volunteer Medal of Canada, 2001, Canadian Red Cross Society, Distinguished Humanitarian Award. Volunteer driver over 9 years for Chatham-Kent branch of the Canadian Cancer Society, Participant, Great Ride Against Cancer, Canadian Cancer Society 26 consecutive years. Top fundraiser in Chatham-Kent and Essex Counties, Canadian Cancer Society, 16 consecutive years. Frank's love of physical fitness, travel and culture shown through 89,829 logged miles of bike riding, over 160,000 miles of land cruising with his much-loved Airstream trailer, and, with Betty NASH, 13 total sea cruises and patron of the performing arts, attended over 100 performances across Ontario. The family will receive Friends and relatives Monday January 16, 2006 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the Bowman Funeral Home, 4 Victoria Ave., Chatham (519-352-2390). A funeral service will take place Tuesday January 17, 2006 at 11: 00 a.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of cards and flowers memorial contributions may be directed to Bruce B. Foster Charitable Foundation. Online condolences may be left at www.obituariestoday.com

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-01-17 published
BARNES, Dorothy Mae
Of Point Clark at Grey Bruce Health Services-Owen Sound on Saturday, January 14, 2006 in her 59th year. Beloved wife of Bob BARNES. Dear mother of Ron and Brian (Heather) BARNES all of Goderich. Lovingly remembered by a grand_son Ethan BARNES. Sadly missed by her mother Doris McRAE of Forest, a sister Marilyn (Lee) EMMONS of Warwick Township and a brother Ken (Bonnie) McRAE of Forest. Also survived by a brother-in-law Larry JOHNSON. Predeceased by her father Allan McRAE and a sister Mildred JOHNSON. Visitation will be held at Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, 757 Princes Street, Kincardine N2Z 1Z5, (519)-396-2701 on Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held in the chapel on Wednesday, January 18th at 11: 00 a.m. Interment Kincardine Cemetery. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Canadian Liver Foundation may be made as expressions of sympathy. Portrait and memorial online at www.daveylinklaterfuneralhome.com

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-01-17 published
MAWROVIC, Minnie
Has gone home to meet her Lord, on Sunday, January 15, 2006 in her 72nd year. Beloved wife of Frank MAWROVIC for 50 years. Loving mother of Kathy (Bob) JOHNSON and Anna (Roy) OROSZ. Proud grandmother of Brad, Kyle, Brittany Johnson and Karl, Mark, Rachel OROSZ. Predeceased by her parents Kathleen and Harold HARNETT. Dear sister of Betty PURDY of Strathroy. Cherished sister-in-law of Ivan (Audrey) MAUROVIC, John (Zvonko) (Joan) MAVROVIC, Milka GASBARAC of Croatia. Minnie will also be missed by many nieces and nephews. The family will receive Friends and relatives at Forest Lawn Memorial Chapel, 1997 Dundas Street East (at Wavell), London, for visitation on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be on Wednesday, January 18, 2006 at 1 p.m. Interment Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. In remembrance, donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or Sunrise Baptist Church, 258 Clarke Road, London, Ontario N5W 5E8 would be gratefully appreciated. On-line condolences are available through http://www.memorial-funeral.ca Arrangements entrusted to Memorial Funeral Home 452-3770

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-01-17 published
RICHARDSON, Margaret Jean (née LARKIN)
Of London, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 15th, 2006. Loving wife of the late M. Leverne RICHARDSON. Dear mother of Jane and wonderful Nannee to Bryden and Andrew. Sister of the late Edna and Bert. Sister-in-law of Ronald RICHARDSON. Caring aunt to the late Fay, Mary and Bud JOHNSON of Brockville; Rosalyn HATCH, Maureen WOOD and Robert, Mark and Ross RICHARDSON. Visitation will be held at the Lloyd R. Needham Funeral Chapel, (520 Dundas Street, London) on Tuesday, January 17th from 3-7 p.m. Mass will be held from St. Michael's Church, 515 Cheapside Street, London on Wednesday at 11 a.m. Interment Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, expressions of remembrance may be made to St. Joseph's Hospital, where Jean volunteered for forty years. Appreciation is extended to the administration staff of Wyndham Manor/Palermo House in Oakville for their kind and attentive care. Tributes may be left at www.mem.com

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-01-25 published
COLLINS, Orvil John
At London Health Sciences Centre, Victoria Campus on Sunday, January 22, 2006 Orvil John COLLINS of London in his 90th year. Beloved husband of Norma Jamesina COLLINS (McINTYRE) for 62 years. Loving father of Gordon (Shirley) DORCHESTER, Victor (Ellie) of Toronto, Jeanine BUSS (Syd FLOYD) of London and Denise CRNICH (Joe) of Brampton. Predeceased by daughter Velma LYNNETTE, 1948. Dear grandfather of Kirby (Gillian), Jeff (Liz) all of Burlington, Scott, and Sara GRAHAM (Jonathon) all of Toronto. Loving great-grandfather of Nya, daughter of Jeff and Liz. Survived by brother Ralph (Kay), and 3 sisters, Mary STONE (George,) Marie SMITH (Charles) and Lenora JOHNSON (John,) many nieces and nephews. Brother-in-law of Mary RIMMER, Sadie LOCKHART, Jean SHEPPARD and Martin (Laine) McINTYRE. Predeceased by his parents, and brothers Milburn, Bryce, Ercel and James. Friends will be received on Wednesday, February 1st from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Westview Funeral Chapel, 709 Wonderland Road N., London, where the funeral service will be conducted by Reverend Howard IRELAND on Thursday, February 2nd, 2006 at 11: 00 a.m. Interment to follow at Putnam Cemetery. Special thanks to the London Health Sciences Centre A.C.E. unit staff. As expressions of sympathy, donations to London Health Sciences Centre Foundation A.C.E. unit or B.C.M. International (Canada) Inc., 685 Main Street East, Hamilton, L8M 1K4 would be appreciated.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-01-27 published
SHOEBOTTOM, Ray
Peacefully at London Health Sciences Centre - University Hospital, on Wednesday, January 25th, 2006, Mr. Ray SHOEBOTTOM of London and formerly of Centralia and Parry Sound in his 83rd year. Beloved husband for 62 years of Doris (JOHNSON) SHOEBOTTOM. Loving father of Richard of London, Ann Ryan (Ron) of Campbellford, Danny (Wendy) of Parry Sound and Mary SHOEBOTTOM also of London. Dear grandfather of Bradley (Lesley) SHOEBOTTOM, Lori WARD, Christine SHOEBOTTOM, George SHOEBOTTOM, Scott THOMAS (Jan,) and great-grandfather of ten. Dear brother of Gordon SHOEBOTTOM (Bernice,) Leonard SHOEBOTTOM (Dorothy,) Robert SHOEBOTTOM (Joyce) all of London, and brother-in-law of Suzie SHOEBOTTOM, Roy (Madeline) JOHNSON, Louise PHILLIPS, Alan (Kathy) JOHNSON, Ilene JOHNSON, Verne (Betty) JOHNSON all of London and Bill (Betty) JOHNSON of Owen Sound. Predeceased by his brothers Ron SHOEBOTTOM and his wife Jean, and Willard SHOEBOTTOM, as well as by his brothers-in-law Frank and Don JOHNSON and Harry PHILLIPS. Visitation will be held on Friday from 2: 00-4:00 p.m. and 7:00-9:00 p.m. at the Westview Funeral Chapel, 709 Wonderland Road North, where the funeral service will be conducted on Saturday, January 28th, 2006 at 1: 30 p.m. Interment, Siloam Cemetery. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Ray are asked to consider the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Memorial Fund at Zion United Church. (www.westviewfuneralchapel.com)

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-01-30 published
SCHIEDEL, Idelpha Jane (JOHNSON)
Peacefully at Meadow Park Nursing Home, London, on Saturday, January 28, 2006, Idelpha Jane (JOHNSON) SCHIEDEL formerly of Appin in her 100th year. Wife of the late Lloyd SCHIEDEL (1976.) Predeceased by infant daughter, Grace Doreen and brothers, Ken and Peter JOHNSON of Ekfrid Township. Dear mother of Ruth PERRY of Kitchener, Margaret VERHEY of Iron Bridge, and Ronald SCHIEDEL of London. Loving grandmother of Bonnie, Marlene, Paul, Susan and Pamela, and great-grandmother of Sarah, Tyler, Emily, Jillian, Anthony and Julianna. Sister-in-law of Dorothy JOHNSON and aunt of Dianne JOHNSON and Jim JOHNSON. Relatives and Friends will be received at the Van Heck Funeral Home, 172 Symes Street, Glencoe on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the Memorial service will be held on Wednesday, February 1 at 1: 30 p.m. Reverend Trisha ELLIOT/ELLIOTT officiating. Interment at Appin Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-02-04 published
CUNNINGHAM, Eleanor Isabell (formerly EMERICK, née McRANN)
At Craigwiel Gardens, Ailsa Craig on Thursday, February 2, 2006 Eleanor Isabell (McRANN) (EMERICK) CUNNINGHAM formerly of London, in her 81st year. Beloved wife of the late Stewart CUNNINGHAM (2004) and the late Harold EMERICK (1956.) Dear mother of Shirley and George SHIPWAY of London, Elaine and Stan JOHNSON of Grand Bend, Betty EMERICK of Hensall, Doug CUNNINGHAM of R.R.#2 Lucan, Carol and Larry DEVOGELARE of Chatham, Sandy and Charles STEPHENSON of Wallaceburg and Brad CUNNINGHAM of Chatham. Dear grandmother of 10 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Ross McRANN of New York State, Marg and Glen PROUT of Exeter, Mary and Edward PEMBLETON, Bill and Val NEIL, and Janet NEIL all of London, Vic NEIL of Lucan, Karol NEIL of Huron Park and Keith LAWLESS of Saint Thomas. Predeceased by a daughter Gladys EMERICK and a sister Gladys LAWLESS. Eleanor was a longtime employee of Victoria Hospital, South Street Campus. Friends may call at the C. Haskett and son Funeral Home, 223 Main Street, Lucan on Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service will be held on Monday, February 6th at 11 a.m. with Rev. Sue McCULLOUGH officiating. Interment St. James Cemetery, Clandeboye. Donations to the Alzheimer Society, Craigwiel Gardens or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Condolences may be forwarded through www.haskettfh.com

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-02-09 published
HANES, Robert William
Passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 5, 2006 at Victoria Hospital in his 53rd year. Dear brother of Laurie HANES of Participation House. Predeceased by his much loved brother David (1995). Loving cousin of Wendy (Earl) McGUFFIN, Elizabeth (Doug) JAMES, Ronald (Helen) JOHNSON, Anthony (Gusta) JOHNSON, Deborah (Geoff) ANTHONY. Loved nephew of Maxine MAJOR and family in Nova Scotia. Rob will be sadly missed by very close Friends Gail BARCLAY, Fin ANTONE, Kevin CLONEY, Bev and Dave THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON and Friends of Bill W. A special thanks to the care and consideration of Dr. Martyn JUDSON and also the Critical Care Trauma Centre at Victoria Hospital, Bay 5 nurses and Dr.'s. A Memorial Service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, February 11, 2006, at First Baptist Church, 568 Richmond Street, London. Interment Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Donations to Participation House, 215 Optimist Park, London, Ontario, N6K 4M1 would be gratefully appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to Memorial Funeral Home 452-3770.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-02-10 published
WELCH, Stella Mildred (JOHNSON)
Peacefully at London Health Sciences Centre, Victoria Hospital, on Tuesday February 7th, 2006, Stella Mildred (JOHNSON) WELCH of London in her 97th year. Beloved wife of the late Lloyd WELCH and dear sister of the late Neva HEMPHILL. Dear mother of Robert WELCH of Barrie and Donna WELCH of London. Grandmother of Craig WELCH of Hawkestone, Cathie RIO (Pat) of Wisconsin, Tavenor WELCH of Barrie, and Tobi WELCH and partner Julie of Montreal. Great-grandmother of Kristen SMITH, Alex RIO, and Jordan and Aaron WELCH. Survived also by her niece Deanna (Bruce) BABCOCK of Port Stanley and their children Neil (Christine) BABCOCK and Ann (Paul) WILSON. Remembered by her good Friends Ann and Cy MULCAHY. A private family service was held in the chapel of the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London (433-5184), on Thursday February 9th, with interment in Dorchester Union Cemetery.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-02-11 published
BERNOTIES, Frank Jr.
It is with great sadness, that the family of Frank BERNOTIES Jr. announce his passing on February 6th, 2006 in Prince Rubert, British Columbia, formerly of London, Ontario son of Margaret and the late Frank Sr. (1999.) Dearest partner of Sheila PELLIZZARO. Loving brother of Raymond (Barb) of West Bank, British Columbia. Loving Dad of Charlene (David) QUIRK, Michelle (Chris) JOHNSON, Tracy (Chris) NAVAGE, their mother Jeannie, all of London, Ontario. Grandchildren, Quinlan, Maddie, Ethan, Rachel, Chance, Grace and Carter. Uncle of Lisa (Steve) McCULLOCH of West Bank, British Columbia and Ray BERNOTIES of Port Moody, British Columbia. Cremation. Celebration of life to be held in Prince Rupert. He will be sadly missed by all

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-02-14 published
SHIPWAY, Shirley
After a short courageous battle with cancer George Kenneth Shipway passed away peacefully with his family at his side at Saint Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Sunday, February 12, 2006, in his 66th year. Loved husband of Shirley SHIPWAY for 43 years. Loving father of Heather and Mark WATSON of Saint Thomas, Scott SHIPWAY and Debbie MEDIEROS of Orwell. Proud "Papa" of Dylan WATSON. Fondly remembered by his brothers and sisters-in-law: Don and Jean SHIPWAY of Ailsa Craig; Jim and Diane SHIPWAY of London; Bob and Donna SHIPWAY of Millet, Alberta; Tom and Linda SHIPWAY of Stratford; Ralph and Laura DAVIDSON of Ailsa Craig; Stan and Elaine JOHNSON of Grand Bend; and Betty EMERICK of Hensall. Predeceased by his father William SHIPWAY (1953) and his mother Marjorie (SHIPWAY) DAVIDSON (1990;) his brother Jack SHIPWAY and his brother Buck SHIPWAY. Sadly missed by many nieces and nephews and many wonderful Friends. George worked as a pipe line welder for 37½ years and had a strong passion for stock car racing, his memory will live on with the #20 Modified at Delaware Speedway. Friends and family are invited to share their memories of George at T. Stephenson and son Funeral Home, Ailsa Craig on Wednesday, February 15 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, February 16 at 11 a.m. with Reverend Kate BALLAGH- STEEPER officiating. Cremation to follow. Special thanks to Saint Thomas Elgin General Palliative Care Unit: All Nursing Staff, Dr. Sharon BAKER, and Dr. Paula DONAHUE. In lieu of flowers memorial donations to the Saint Thomas Elgin General Palliative Care Unit or London Regional Cancer Program would be appreciated. A tree will be planted in memory of Mr. George SHIPWAY.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-03-04 published
WATSON, Ann Marie (née THOMAS)
Suddenly at the Tillsonburg District Memorial Hospital on Friday March 3, 2006, Ann Marie WATSON of R.R.#1 Mt. Elgin in her 47th year. Beloved wife of Stuart. Dear daughter of Lou THOMAS of Norwich. Dear sister of Nancy JOHNSON and husband Rick of Woodstock, Mary WENTZELL of Waterford, Bonnie WENTZELL and husband Brian of Otterville; sister-in-law of David and wife Penny, Barb and husband Dave NEWMAN, Ken and Joanne, Michelle and husband Al PARKER. She will be missed by her several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her mother Ruth THOMAS and a brother Wayne THOMAS. Friends will be received at The Arn-Lockie Funeral Home, 45 Main St. W., Norwich on Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service to commemorate Ann's life will be held at the funeral home on Monday, March 6th at 1: 00 p.m. Spring interment New Durham Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Arn-Lockie (519) 863-3020.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-03-06 published
CASSIDY, Mary (RUSTON)
Peacefully at Kensington Village Nursing Home on Saturday, March 4, 2006 Mary (RUSTON) CASSIDY, dear wife of the late John Allan CASSIDY (2004,) in her 87th year. Loving mother of Joan ROGERS and her husband Larry, Donald CASSIDY and Tom CASSIDY and his wife Deanne. Dear grandmother of Cheri JOHNSON and Tom CASSIDY Jr. and his wife Kim. Dear great-grandmother of Jordan and Cassandra JOHNSON and Cameron and Finn CASSIDY. Predeceased by her grand_son Paul ROGERS (1990.) Dear sister of Loretta VULDERS, Alice TOFFLEMIRE, Agnes CLIPPERTON, Fergus and Lawrence RUSTON. Visitors will be received at the John T. Donohue Funeral Home, 362 Waterloo Street at King Street, London on Monday evening from 7-9 o'clock and Tuesday morning from 10-10: 30 o'clock. Funeral Mass at St. Patrick's Church, 377 Oakland Avenue on Tuesday morning at 11 o'clock. Interment in St. Peter's Cemetery. Prayers Monday evening at 8: 45 o'clock. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Bereaved Families of Ontario would be appreciated.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-03-07 published
COVIL, Betty (GARDINER)
Of Saint Thomas on Monday, March 6, 2006, at the Saint Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, in her 80th year. Beloved wife of the late James COVIL (November 4, 1999) and dearly loved mother of James and his wife Marylee COVIL of Saint Thomas and Gloria JOHNSON of London. Much loved grandmother of Andrea and James COVIL, Laura and her husband John MARQUES and Kristin JOHNSON. Betty was born in Farham, Surrey, England on July 23, 1926. A private family service will be held at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin Street, Saint Thomas on Wednesday at 1: 00 p.m. Interment in Elmdale Cemetery. No visitation. Remembrances may be made to Pets and Friends for life.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-03-08 published
JOHNSON, Barbara Anne (née MORLEY)
After a brief illness on Sunday, March 5, 2006, Barbara Anne JOHNSON at the age of 66 years. Loving daughter of the late Ken and Kathleen MORLEY of Parkhill and mother of Gary (Laura,) Robert, Kenneth, Philip, Darcy, Christopher and Angela. Survived by many grandchildren. Dear sister of Norma LEWIS, twin sister Beverley MARSHALL, Laurene ENGLISH, Lois JOHNSON and the late Sandra WINDSOR. Also survived by Jim MORLEY and several nieces and nephews. Barb will be lovingly remembered by all. Friends will be received at the Logan Funeral Home, 371 Dundas Street (between Waterloo and Colborne Street) on Friday, March 10, 2006 from 1-2 p.m. A memorial service will be held in the chapel at 2 p.m. with Sandra McNEE officiating. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Online condolences at www.loganfh.ca A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Mrs. JOHNSON.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-03-12 published
RYLANDS, Amy Bernice (née JOHNSON)
Of Extendicare, Port Stanley and formerly of R.R.#7 Saint Thomas on Saturday, March 11, 2006, at the Saint Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, in her 96th year. Loving wife of the late Kenneth RYLANDS (1996) and dearly loved aunt of Lois ARNOLD and her husband Doctor John ARNOLD of Scottsdale, Arizona. Loved great aunt of David ARNOLD, Christina ARNOLD and Whitney DILLER. She was born in Otterville, Ontario on March 17, 1910. Daughter of the late Elston and Alice (REAVELY) JOHNSON. Predeceased by two brothers H. Ross JOHNSON (1962) and Doctor Carson JOHNSON (1976.) Amy spent her life in Aylmer and Saint Thomas. She was a former telephone operator in Aylmer and then worked with her husband Kenneth in Rylands Flower Shop and then Clinton's Flower Shop for a number of years before retiring. She was a member of the Maple Leaf Chapter #3 O.E.S., Sisters of Unity Lodge #509. Former Chartered member of the Sweet Adelines, former member of the Saint Thomas Kinette Club. Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin Street, Saint Thomas where funeral service will be held Tuesday at 11: 00 a.m. Visitation Monday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Interment to follow at Saint Thomas Cemetery. Remembrances may be made to the Arthritis Society. A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Amy.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-03-13 published
JOHNSON, Eleanor (1918-2005)
My Mom.
While a long and lonely year
I look over the memory of your life
I realize what a wonderful Mom I had
I saw compassion, truth and love in you
Unforgettable, that's what you are Mom
That's how you stay, in my heart.
Lovingly and respectfully, Marilyn.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-03-13 published
JOHNSON, Allen Edward Arthur
A life well lived. Our father passed away with dignity on Friday, March 10th, 2006 in his 89th year. He was the strength, friend and dearly loved husband of Luella, father of David, Myrla Jane (deceased,) Paisley (JoAnne,) Elana (Chris COLLINS,) and Peter (Sheila). Grandpa of Phil (Anna), Tim (Jenn), Garth (Michelle), Adam, Jeremy (Miranda), James, Joel (Linda), Allison and Patrick. Great-Grandpa to Kahdin, Seamus, Connor and Cassidy. He is survived by a brother John, and sisters Jean and Florence of the nine siblings that made up his family. He will be greatly missed by all. Family and Friends may call at the Wall-Custance Funeral Home, 206 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Tuesday, March 14th (2-4 and 7-9 p.m.). A private funeral will be held Wednesday. In lieu of flowers, donations to ARC Industries, 8 Royal Road, Guelph N1H 1G3 or the Heart and Stroke Foundation 204-21 Surrey St. W., Guelph, N1H 3R3 are appreciated. (519-822-0051 or www.wallcustance.com).

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-03-13 published
MOSHER, Murray Clarence
It is with profound sadness that the family of Murray Clarence MOSHER announces his passing on March 10th 2006. Murray was born in Bristol, Prince Edward Island on August 1, 1919, son of the late Dwight and Minnie MOSHER. Preceding him, brothers Herman, Steward, and Harold MOSHER, and sisters Pearl JACKSON, Ellen HORBIN and Edna FORD. Sisters-in-law Gertrude MOSHER, Martha JOHNSON and Viva FLETCHER. Brothers-in-law George JACKSON, Ernie FORD, Gordon BRACKENBURY and Clifford FLETCHER. Surviving is his much loved sister Clara JAMES, brothers-in-law Earl JAMES, Reg HORBIN, sisters-in-law Beulah BRACKENBURY and Hazel MOSHER. He will be sorely missed by his beloved wife and caregiver of 62 years (April 6th, 1944) Leliah MOSHER (TERRY,) his only child and daughter, Deborah Mosher JAREMCHUK, his precious grandchildren, "Hazie Boy", Hayden MARKS and "papa's girl" Jessica JAREMCHUK. Also mourning his loss is his friend, companion and caregiver, son-in-law Tim MARKS, and his parents Gloria and Fred MARKS. Uncle and great-uncle to many nieces and nephews throughout the Maritimes and Ontario. God-father to Anne FLHIVE. Murray as an adult married and built his first home in Turo, Nova Scotia and with his wife moved to Ontario in 1950. He worked at McCormick's Ltd. until his retirement in 1982. He returned every summer to his beloved Prince Edward Island until failing health in 2002 prevented his yearly pilgrimage "down home". Aside from his beloved birthplace Murray had a passion for horse racing and hockey, a true Maple Leaf fan his entire life. As a husband he was thoughtful and considerate, as a father he was loving and patient, as a papa he was proud and beyond overjoyed, as a friend he was dependable and kind hearted, and as a human being he was sweet and good natured. Murray was not a distinguished or refined man by birth, profession or status. Yet he was and is held in the highest regard by all who knew him, as a person who valued his family, valued doing the right things and would lend a helping hand quietly and unassumingly when needed. A thank you to Comcare for their wonderful devotion and visits over the past two years. A special thank you to Della. Also the family would like to acknowledge Western Area Youth Services/C.H.L. and staff for their compassion as an agency in giving the time needed by the family to be with Murray. Pallbearers nephews: Stan JACKSON, Blair JAMES, Todd MOOSEBURGER, Doug BRACKENBURY, Ron FLETCHER and John FLETCHER. The family will receive Friends and relatives at Forest Lawn Memorial Chapel, 1997 Dundas Street East (at Wavell), London, for visitation on Tuesday, March 14, 2006 from 12-1 p.m. A private family service will follow. Interment Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the Canadian Cancer Society would be gratefully appreciated. On-line condolences are available through www.memorial-funeral.ca Arrangements entrusted to Memorial Funeral Home 452-3770.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-03-13 published
WEST, Norman R.
Peacefully with his family by his side at Saint Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Saturday, March 11, 2006. Norman R. WEST of Lyons in his 71st year. Beloved husband of Shirley (FISHER) WESAINT_Dear father of Belinda YOUNG of Lyons, Mark WEST of Lyons and Randy WEST and wife Kim of Aylmer. Loved dearly by grandchildren Kristi and Dillon. Brother-in-law of Eleanor WEST and Ralph JOHNSON. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by a brother George WEST and a sister Shirley JOHNSON. Born in Mount Elgin on January 20, 1936 son of the late Merritt and Alice LIGHT) WEST. Norman worked at Calco Metal Fabricating for many years and enjoyed restoring old cars. Friends may call at the H.A. Kebbel Funeral Home, Aylmer on Monday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service will be held on Tuesday, March 14, 2006 at 1: 00 p.m. Interment, Light Cemetery. Donations to the Cancer Society would be appreciated. On-line condolences at kebbelfuneralhome.net

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-03-14 published
JOHNSON, Helen Jean
At Alexandra Hospital in Ingersoll on Sunday, March 12, 2006, Helen Jean JOHNSON of Woodstock in her 82nd year. Beloved mother of Richard and his wife Nancy of Woodstock, David and his wife Lea of Allcona, and Paul of Woodstock. Loved grandmother of Lianne JOHNSON of Woodstock, Lisa PERRY of Woodstock, Holly JOHNSON of Shelburne, Stephen MARTIN of Woodstock, Amanda JOHNSON and her husband Michael PARSEY of Adelaide, Australia, Neil COOPER and his wife Merja of Toronto, Paul and Michael JOHNSON both of Paradise, Newfoundland. Dear great-grandmother of Whitney JOHNSON, Cassandra, Mason, and Breyden PERRY, Zachary and Zoe FRIDD, Callum and Angus PARSEY, Helen KEENAN and her husband Scott, and Niilo Cooper. Great-great-grandmother of Darrien. Jean is survived by her sisters Vera CLIFFORD and Viola HOOKSTRA, her brothers Verne JEFFERY, Ross JEFFERY and his wife Laureen, and Lorne JEFFERY, and by her sisters-in-law Jessie CURRIE and Joan DUFFY and her husband Pat. Predeceased by her husband David (2002,) sister Murle HIBBERT, and brothers-in-law Wilf and Richard JOHNSON. Friends may call at the R.D. Longworth Funeral Home, 845 Devonshire Avenue, Woodstock (539-0004) on Thursday, March 16, 2006 from 2: 30-4:30 and 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service will be held in the chapel on Friday at 1: 30 p.m. with Pastor Ken CHARLTON officiating. Cremation. Interment in the Saint Mary's Cemetery. Contributions to the Alexandra Hospital Palliative Care Unit or The Family Church would be appreciated. On-line condolences at www.longworthfuneralhome.com.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-03-14 published
WHITE/WHYTE, Elgin LaVerne
"Has gone home to be with the Lord".
At Watford Quality Care Centre on Sunday, March 12, 2006 Elgin LaVerne WHITE/WHYTE, age 61 of Sarnia. Elgin was a retired pipefitter with Local 663. Beloved husband of the late Ivadell May (RICHARDSON) WHITE/WHYTE (1987.) Dear father of Gregory and Laura WHITE/WHYTE of Edmonton, Alberta, Annette and Brian JOHNSON of London, Lianne and Joe BENEDICT of Fort Gratiot, Michigan. and Natalie and Rich ROBLEDO of Sarnia. Loving grandfather of Lucas JOHNSON and Emily BENEDICT. Dear brother of Joyce WILES and the late Kenneth WILES of Sarnia. Dear uncle of several nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the Smith Funeral Home, 1576 London Line, Sarnia on Thursday, March 16, 2006 afternoon from 2 to 4 p.m. and evening from 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service will be held on Friday, March 17, 2006 at 11: 00 a.m. at Huron Baptist Church, 1285 Michigan Ave., Sarnia. Interment in Resurrection Cemetery. Sympathy through donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society. Memories and condolences may be emailed to smithfuneralhome@cogeco.net

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-03-18 published
COWAN, George Arthur
A resident of Ridgetown and formerly of Orford Township, George Arthur COWAN, passed away at his home on Friday March 17, 2006 at the age of 68 years. Born in Orford Township, son of the late Frank N. and Anna M. (WOOTTON) COWAN. Beloved husband of Judith (D.Watts) COWAN. Dear father of daughters Laura Knight and her husband Rob of Ayr, Ann SEGEREN and husband Jim of Komoka and predeceased by son George Edward (Ted) COWAN (1971.) Also survived by 2 chosen sons Gerald ELLIS of Calgary and Edward ELLIS of Ridgetown. Grandfather of Jordan, Christopher and Daniel KNIGHT, Maggie SEGEREN, Tanner and Tyler ELLIS. Great Grandfather of Juliana MARTIN. Brother of Joyce Gitt CONWAY and her husband Syd of Weston, Norine WALKER and Charles of Thamesville and the late John William COWAN (1938.) Brother-in-law of Edward WATTS and wife Dorothy of Thamesville, Margaret JOHNSON and husband Don of West Bloomfield, Michigan., Ruth Ann SMITH and husband Jim of Chatham, Brenda EVERITT and husband Allan of Chatham and the late Dorothy Lee WATTS. George was a retired farmer and building contractor. Following his retirement, he and his wife Judy were well known interior decorators. He served for eight years as a director of Howard Mutual Insurance Company, was a member of Emmanuel Congregational Church, Ridgetown and has been active on many church boards. Family will receive Friends at the McKinlay Funeral Home, 76 Main Street East, Ridgetown on Sunday from 2: 00-4:30 and 7: 00-9:00 p.m. Funeral Service at Emmanuel Congregational Church, 68 Erie Street North, Ridgetown on Monday at 11: 00 a.m. with Rev. Barry DICKSON/DIXON officiating. Interment Gosnell Cemetery, Orford Township. Donations made by cheque to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Emmanuel Congregational Church appreciated. Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-03-21 published
WEILAND, Marion Frances (née WIGMORE)
(Past member of Peterborough Theatre Guild and Eastern Ontario Drama League, G.E. Employee for 30 years and Omemee Lioness)
Passed away peacefully with her family by her side at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre -- Palliative Care Unit on Saturday, March 18, 2006 in her 85th year. Predeceased by her husband E.R. (Bud) WEILAND. Loving mother of Patricia of Cannington and Terry (Barbara DAVIS) of Peterborough. Dear grandma of Nigel of Hanna, Alberta. Sister of Shirley JOHNSON (Marshall deceased) of London, Eleanor SMITH (Harry) of Saint Thomas and the late Jean PEIRCE (Frank) and Lillie HOWSON (Gerald.) Marion will be missed by her many family and Friends. A Memorial Celebration will be held at the Highland Park Visitation / Reception Centre (2510 Bensfort Road, at River Road South, 1-800-672-9652) on Monday, March 27, 2006 at 2: 00 p.m. Visitation will be from 1:00 until 2:00 p.m. If so desired, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, and the Peterborough Theatre Guild. A sincere thank you to Doctor RAGAZ and all the Palliative Care Staff of the Rogers Street Site.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-03-22 published
BELL, Ronald A.
Peacefully, at Parkwood Hospital, on Monday, March 20, 2006. Ronald A. Bell in his 92nd year. Husband of Dora. Predeceased by wife Madeline (1986). Dear step-father of Marilyn (her late husband George) KISH, Barbara (Don) DUTTON and Catherine (Gary) KLEINSORGE. Grandfather to 7 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren. Predceased by brother Jim. Also survived by sisters-in-law Betty BELL and Myrtle STOKES and their families. Godfather of Diane OLIVER. Ron was a longtime employee of Canadian National Railway, over 65 years service to the Boy Scouts of Canada and a member of the Baden-Powell Guild. Friends will be received at the Evans Funeral Home, 648 Hamilton Rd. (1 block east of Egerton) on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be conducted at East London Anglican Ministries, 2060 Dundas St. E., on Friday, March 24, 2006, at 11: 00 a.m. with Father Michael JOHNSON officiating. Interment in Woodland Cemetery. Donations to the E.L.A.M. building fund would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences can be expressed at www.evansfh.ca. A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Mr. BELL.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-03-24 published
JOHNSON, Randy Clifford
Peacefully at home in London on Thursday March 23, 2006 in his 52nd year, formerly of Sault Ste. Marie. Randy will be sadly missed by his wife Debbie JOHNSON (PARKER.) Loving father of Marney JOHNSON (Dwayne) of Niagara Falls, and Ryan FREEMAN and Josh FREEMAN of London. Loved by his grand_son Hunter McLIMURRAY- FREEMAN. Dear brother of Dave JOHNSON (Noreen,) Don JOHNSON (Joan,) Linda McLEAN (Bob), Gordon JOHNSON (Donna) and Jack JOHNSON all of Sault Ste. Marie. Brother-in-law of Heather WYANT (Kip) of Saint_Joseph's Island, Ross PARKER (Marion) and Frank PARKER (Althea) all of Sault Ste. Marie. Sadly missed by his nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Lucy and Clifford JOHNSON and his sisters Doreen McWATTERS (Grant) and Karen JOHNSON. Friends will be received by the family from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday March 24 at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London (433-5184) where the funeral service will be conducted in the chapel on Saturday March 25, 2006 at 11: 00 a.m. with Reverend Janet HATT officiating. Cremation following at Woodland Cemetery, London. As an expression of sympathy memorial donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. On line condolences accepted at www.amgeorgefh.on.ca

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-03-25 published
GRAY/GREY, Allan
At Bluewater Health Palliative Care on Friday, March 24, 2006 Allan GRAY/GREY of Camlachie. Allan farmed for many years in Camlachie and was a Plympton Township Councilor. Allan also enjoyed fishing and was a good friend to many. Beloved husband of Irma GRAY/GREY. Loved father of Marie and Terry Chalmers of Camlachie, Bill and Betty GRAY/GREY of Wyoming, Cheryl and John Hardick of Sarnia, Pat Casey of Sarnia and the late Katherine GRAY/GREY (2005.) Dear grandfather of Darryl, Terry and Jody Chalmers, Melissa, Lisa and Stephen GRAY/GREY, Shawn and Robert Hardick and Jamie Casey. Dear brother of Robert Fullard of Sarnia and Jean Marie Hayduk of Victoria, British Columbia. Dear brother-in-law of Neta Durrett of Lauren, South Carolina and Gloria JOHNSON of Brantford. Survived by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Earl and Zilla GRAY/GREY, and by his brother-in-law Bill Clark and his wife Irene, brothers-in-law Howard JOHNSON and Robert Durrett. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, March 28, 2006 at 1: 00 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home, 1576 London Line, Sarnia. Interment in Wyoming Cemetery. Family and Friends will be received at the Smith Funeral Home on Monday afternoon from 3: 30 to 5:30 pm, evening from 7 to 9 p.m. and again on Tuesday afternoon from 12: 00 p.m. until service time at 1:00 p.m. Sympathy through donations to the Bluewater Health Palliative Care, the Mississippi Society of Sarnia-Lambton (Client Care or Patient Care) or the Sarnia Branch of the March of Dimes. Memories and condolences may be emailed to smithfuneralhome@cogeco.net

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-03-25 published
HUMPHREY, Donald
The family of the late Donald HUMPHREY would like to express our sincere appreciation to everyone who gave their support in our time of sorrow. Thanks to neighbours, Friends and relatives for their cards, beautiful floral tributes, memorial donations and funeral home visitations. Many thanks to Rev. Michael JOHNSON and the staff at Forest Lawn Chapel, especially Jennifer for their kind assistance and caring guidance. Everyone's thoughtfulness will always be remembered.
-Sincerely the HUMPHREY Family

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-03-25 published
WIELAND, Marion Frances (née WIGMORE)
(Past member of Peterborough Theatre Guild and Eastern Ontario Drama League, G.E. Employee for 30 years and Omemee Lioness)
Passed away peacefully with her family by her side at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre -- Palliative Care Unit on Saturday, March 18, 2006 in her 85th year. Predeceased by her husband E.R. (Bud) WIELAND. Loving mother of Patricia of Cannington and Terry (Barbara DAVIS) of Peterborough. Dear grandma of Nigel of Hanna, Alberta. Sister of Shirley JOHNSON (Marshall deceased) of London, Eleanor SMITH (Harry) of Saint Thomas and the late Jean PEIRCE (Frank) and Lillie HOWSON (Gerald.) Marion will be missed by her many family and Friends. A Memorial Celebration will be held at the Highland Park Visitation / Reception Centre (2510 Bensfort Road, at River Road South, 1-800-672-9652) on Monday, March 27, 2006 at 2: 00 p.m. Visitation will be from 1:00 until 2:00 p.m. If so desired, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, and the Peterborough Theatre Guild. A sincere thank you to Doctor RAGAZ and all the Palliative Care Staff of the Rogers Street Site.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-03-30 published
PARKER, James " Jim" Irwin
At London Health Sciences Centre, University Hospital on Tuesday, March 28, 2006 after a courageous battle with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, James " Jim" Irwin PARKER of Grand Bend passed away peacefully in his 55th year with his beloved wife at his side. Deeply loved by his devoted wife and faithful companion Linda (HARTWICK.) Beloved father of Jenny of Strathroy, Laura of Grand Bend, David and Rosie of Texas and Andrew and Sheryl of Mississauga. Beloved papa of Owen, Morgan, Mason, David, Korina and Adam. Youngest son of Eileen PARKER of Exeter and the late William PARKER. Son-in-law of Pat HARTWICK of London. Survived by brothers Doug (Henny) of Exeter, David (Lois) and John (Eleanor) all of London, sisters Betty (Larry) JOHNSON of Manitoba, Barbara (Geoff) GRAHAM of Burlington and Beverley (Garry) KLINE of Exeter. Special uncle to several nieces and nephews. Best friend of Terry HARRIS of Grand Bend. Friends and relatives are welcome to share memories of Jim with family at the Hopper Hockey Funeral Home, 370 William Street, 1 west of Main, Exeter on Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 1st at 11 a.m. Those wishing to make memorial donations are asked to consider the A.L.S. Society of Canada. Condolences may be forwarded through www.hopperhockeyfh.com

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-03-31 published
MOORE, Kathleen Joyce (KENNEDY)
Of Forest, formerly of Sarnia. Loyal employee of Prestolite Co. in Sarnia for 41 years. Passed away peacefully at Strathroy General Hospital on Thursday March 30th, 2006, in her 90th year. Beloved wife of the late Wade Wesley MOORE, companion of the late Donald LUCKHAM, companion of the late Thomas JEFFERY. Sister of Jean FORD, Florence BRANDER and Gladys VANSTONE. Mother of Trudy JOHNSON (companion Robert LAROCQUE) and the late Kenneth MOORE. Grandmother of Laura LOUZON and husband Jerry, Tara MOORE, Amy MORSCH and the late Sherry Lynn MOORE (husband Rob MOORE.) Great grandmother of Carissa LOUZON and Tyra MOORE. Known by many as Grandma Kay and loved by all. Resting at the D.J. Robb Funeral Home, (102 N. Victoria St. Sarnia) where services will be held on Monday April 3rd at 11: 00 a.m. with interment to follow at Lakeview Cemetery. The family will receive Friends at the funeral home on Sunday afternoon and evening from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Charity of your choice. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family through djrobbfh@ebtech.net.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-04-01 published
BELL, Ron A.
The family of Ron A. BELL wish to show their appreciation to family and Friends for their support at this time of our loss. Thank you for the many cards, messages, floral tributes, memorial donations, visitations and e-mails. Special thanks to Parkwood Hospital staff 4B South, Father Michael JOHNSON and Rev. Elizabeth GEERTSMA, Evans Funeral Home, Baden-Powell Guild and the E.L.A.M.A.C.W. Your kindness will always be remembered. Dora and Family

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-04-03 published
RUGGIER, Lorenza (née DEMARCO)
Passed away at her residence, Caressant Care on Bonnie Place, Saint Thomas on Sunday, April 2, 2006, in her 83rd year. Born in Vittoriosa, Malta, August 21, 1923, the daughter of the late Lorenzo and Connie (BUGEJA) DEMARCO, she came to Saint Thomas from Malta in 1948. Lorenza was a member of Holy Angels' Roman Catholic Church. Beloved wife of the late Charles J. RUGGIER (1991.) Dearly loved mother of Rina JOHNSON and her husband Larry of Saint Thomas, Margaret SIDDALL and her husband Gary of Chatham, Mary NELLES of Straffordville, and Tony RUGGIER and his wife Rosemary of Saint Thomas. Dear sister of Joseph DEMARCO and his wife Carmela of London. Also fondly remembered by 9 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by an infant daughter, Lora RUGGIER, granddaughter, Caroline RUGGIER, son-in-law, Gerald NELLES, a sister, Mary DEMARCO and a brother, Francis DEMARCO. Friends will be received at the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington Street, Saint Thomas on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. (Prayers at 7 p.m.) The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Holy Angels' Roman Catholic Church, Saint Thomas on Wednesday at 10: 00 a.m. Interment in Holy Angels' Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society gratefully acknowledged.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-04-08 published
PETERSEN, Verna Marion
At Soldiers Memorial Hospital Orillia on Monday April 3rd. 2006 of Thornbury. Beloved wife of the late Olav Henry PETERSEN. Loving mother of Mark PETERSEN, Corlyn RICHARDSON and Erin JOHNSON. Dear grandmother of James, Meaghan and Christopher RICHARDSON Ellice, Anthony and Jeffrey STOANGI; Michael and Alia PETERSEN. Great-grandmother to Alexandra LEGAULT. Cremation has taken place. There will be a private family memorial service.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-04-13 published
JOHNSON, Simon
On this day we celebrate the memory of our dearly departed loved one, Simon, that passed away ten years ago. He was an exceptional father and husband. His passion for life and abiding love continues to warm our hearts. His memory has inspired his children to share the love that remains in their hearts. D - Dedication: You were dedicated to your family at all costs. (Karen) A - Always: You always asked "How was your day " It made us feel special and it is something that I do on a regular basis with my family. (Janet) D - Dignity: You instilled a sense of dignity in each of us. You taught us that it was important to respect ourselves. (Bob) D - Direct: You always told us exactly how you felt. You were always kind and we respected your opinion. (Bev) Y - Young: You were so young at heart. At forty you trained and raced your son in the 100 yard dash. (Sharon) Your loving wife will always remember you. Not a day goes by that I don't have fond memories of our life together. I am comforted by our children and the way they honour your memory. Somehow you are still here with us. Somehow, your legacy and these attributes endure. (With all my love, your wife, Joyce)

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-04-15 published
VANWEZEL, Jill
At Bluewater Health -- C.E.E. Site, Petrolia, on Wednesday, April 5, 2006. Jill VANWEZEL, of Petrolia in her 78th year. Loving wife of Joe VANWEZEL. Beloved mother of Ursula (Ken) JOHNSON of Petrolia, Marion TAILOR/TAYLOR of Whitehorse, Dorothy (Bill) KNIGHT of Halifax, and Pat (Ken) CHRISTIE of Petrolia. Oma to Steve JOHNSON, Brian (Annette) JOHNSON, Mark (Laurel) VANDERJAGT, Katherine (Darryl) YAP, Allan, Russell, Pamela and Valerie CHRISTIE and six great grandchildren. Will be missed by one sister in the Netherlands. At Jill's request there will be no service. Cremation has taken place. A sincere thank you to the staff at C.E.E. for the wonderful care given to Jill. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the C.E.E. Hospital Foundation or a charity of your choice and may be arranged by calling the Needham-Jay Funeral Home, Petrolia at 519-882-0100. Memories and condolences may be left on-line at www.needhamjay.com.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-04-17 published
CARROLL- HARKES, Earla (née BEEMER)
With her family by her side at Saint Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Saturday, April 15, 2006. Earla CARROLL- HARKES of Aylmer in her 93rd year. Beloved wife of the late Joseph CARROLL (1976) and the late Joseph HARKES (1995.) Dear mother of Madeline SOBRY and husband Bob of Aylmer, Joe CARROLL and wife Dolores of Komoka and Patricia ESTABROOKS and husband Brian of London and step-mother of Dave HARKES and wife Anne of Saint Thomas, Susan BLISKIS and husband Warner of British Columbia and Janice DUNLEY and husband Mike of Saint Thomas. Loving grandmother of Deb HOWITT and husband John, Lori KIRBY and husband Jim, Michael CARROLL and wife Pam, Maureen CARROLL, Amy TIMMERMAN and husband Chris, Andrew ESTABROOKS and partner Deanna, Alicia ESTABROOKS. Also survived by a number of great-grandchildren, step-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Predeceased by brothers Basil and Sydney BEEMER and a sister Irene RICH. Born in Tillsonburg on June 12, 1913 daughter of the late Peter and Cecilia (JOHNSON) BEEMER. She was a member of Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic Church, the C.W.L. and the Aylmer Lawn Bowling Club. Earla worked at Selrite and later Stedmans Store in Aylmer. Friends may call at the H.A. Kebbel Funeral Home, Aylmer on Monday 7-9 and Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. C.W.L. prayers Tuesday at 4: 00 p.m. and Parish prayers Tuesday at 8: 00 p.m. The funeral mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, April 19, 2006 at 11: 00 a.m. Interment, Tillsonburg Cemetery. Father Gilbert SIMARD, officiating. Donations to the Saint Thomas Elgin General Hospital Continuing Care Centre Unit C. would be appreciated. On-line condolences at kebbelfuneralhome.com

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-04-19 published
JOHNSON, Patrick " Pat"
At Woodingford Lodge, Ingersoll on Tuesday, April 18, 2006, Patrick (Pat) JOHNSON, of R.R.#2, Mt. Elgin, in his 84th year. Beloved husband of Laetta (WILSON) JOHNSON. Dear father of Patrick and his wife Judy of Woodstock, Eric of R.R.#2, Mt. Elgin, Allen of Ingersoll and Kathy FEWSTER of Tillsonburg. Also survived by 10 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Ralph JOHNSON of Harrison, Michigan, Pauline and her husband Frank ORMEROD of Ingersoll, Marie SHAND of Ingersoll, Margaret and her husband Bob SKILLINGS of Woodstock and Phyllis and her husband Harry CHASE of Nova Scotia. Mr. JOHNSON was Fire Chief of Southwest Oxford Township for 17 years and Director of Oxford Mutual Insurance for many years. Friends will be received at the McBeath-Dynes Funeral Home, 246 Thames St. S., Ingersoll Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Parish Prayers Thursday at 8: 30 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at Sacred Heart Church, Ingersoll on Friday, April 21, 2006 at 11: 00 a.m. Interment Harris Street Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation or Victorian Order of Nurses Oxford would be appreciated.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-04-19 published
JOHNSON, Emily Margaret (née CALDWELL)
Of Saint Thomas, on Monday, April 17, 2006 at the Saint Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, in her 74th year. Beloved wife of the late Leo Dee JOHNSON and dearly loved mother of Susan Diane (Fred) SILVERTHORN and Linda Rosanne JANSEN and mother-in-law of Glenn WILLSON. Predeceased by a son Stephen Dee JOHNSON (1974.) Loved grandmother of Amy Lynn, Khrista Marie and Sarah Anne WILLSON, Ryan SILVERTHORN and Nicole Linn and Anthony Dee JANSEN and great grandmother of Maxwell Isaac Thomas SILVERTHORN. Dear sister of Thomas (Gertrude) CALDWELL, Mary (Charles) WIGHTMAN and Jerry (Mildred) CALDWELL. Dear sister-in-law of Doreen CALDWELL and Reginald MILLER. Predeceased by a brother Robert CALDWELL and 2 sisters Betty PYNE and Kathleen MILLER. Dearly loved by several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. She was born in Windsor on February 11, 1933, the daughter of the late Glen and Ethel (O'DELL) CALDWELL. Margaret worked at Shoppers Drug Mart as a Postal Clerk. She was a member of St. Andrew's United Church and a member of the Saint Thomas Cribbage League. Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin Street, Saint Thomas where funeral service will be held Friday at 1: 00 p.m. Interment to follow in Elmdale Cemetery. Visitation Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Remembrances may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Diabetes Association.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-04-24 published
McKENZIE, Mary Ellen (PATERSON)
At Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital on Friday, April 21, 2006. Mary Ellen (PATERSON) McKENZIE of Strathroy in her 88th year. Beloved wife of John A. McKENZIE of Strathroy for 57 years. Dear mother of Rev. Dr. Brian McKENZIE and his wife Barbara of Strathroy, Leslie McKENZIE and his wife Jeanette of Toronto and Gayle FRISA and her husband Norman of Denfield. Grandmother to Stephen, David, James, Jenna and Brandon McKENZIE, Koreen and her husband Owen CLEMENTS, Alexander, Karl and Eugene FRISA and Amber DE JONG and her husband Martin. Also survived by great-grandchildren Merrett and Aidan CLEMENTS and brothers Ross PATERSON and his wife Eunice and Howard PATERSON. Sister-in-law to Donald McKENZIE and Lillian McKENZIE. Predeceased by her brother John PATERSON and sister Kathleen JOHNSON and sister-in-law Margaret McKENZIE. Visitation will be held at the Denning Bros. Funeral Home, 32 Metcalfe St. W., Strathroy on Tuesday, April 25th from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service will be held at the West Adelaide Presbyterian Church, 1362 Cuddy Drive (corner of Cuddy Dr. and Wilson Rd.) on Wednesday, April 26 at 2: 00 p.m. with Rev. Larry AMIRO officiating. Interment in West Adelaide Cemetery. Donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Mary Ellen.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-04-25 published
JOHNSON, Grant
Of Saint Marys, died peacefully at Victoria Hospital London Health Sciences on April 23, 2006 in his 78th year. Loving father of Karen JOHNSON- LEMANSKI and her husband Dan of London. Cherished brother of Keith and Doreen JOHNSON of Woodland Beach, Donna McFADDEN of Burlington, brother-in-law of Brian ILLINGWORTH of Burlington and his uncle Nelson JOHNSON of Komoka. Dear friend of Kay CONN and family. Grant will be remembered by many nieces, nephews and Friends. Predeceased by his parents Russell and Eva, his beloved wife, Betty Ann and sister Nancy ILLINGWORTH. Family and Friends will be received at the Andrew L. Hodges Funeral Home, 47 Wellington St. South, Saint Marys on Tuesday from 1: 30-4 and 7-9 p.m. The Funeral Service will be conducted at Saint Marys United Church, 85 Church St. South, on Wednesday, April 26, 2006 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Peggy CASSIN officiating. Interment at St. John The Devine Cemetery, Arva. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Saint Marys Memorial Hospital Auxiliary would be appreciated by the family.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-04-27 published
BRANDON, Alexander
At Strathroy Hospital on April 26, 2006. Alexander BRANDON of 41 Morris Street (Forest) Lambton Shores. Dearest father of Terry of Brussels, Rick of Forest, Barbara (Mike) BRANDON of Nova Scotia, Trudy (Ross) EMMONS of Forest and Stephen (Shelley) BRANDON of Calgary. Fondly remembered by daughter-in-law Jean BRANDON and special niece Vickie EMERY. Grandfather of Teresa (Roy,) Ryan, Correna (Dalton) and Shaun and great-grandfather of Paige. Predeceased by Bailey (1999.) Dear brother of Marion (Doug) JOHNSON and Margaret LESTER. Predeceased by Bill, John, Thomas, Oliver, Stewart, Jim, Alison and Amelia. Alex was a retired Insurance Agent, 42 years as Justice of the Peace, member and Past President of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 176, Masonic Lodge, Eastern Star and an Ardent Supporter of Saint_James Presbyterian Church and past member of Saint_James Session. Aged 84 years. Resting at the Ronn E. Dodge Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, 9 James Street South at Watt (Forest) Lambton Shores. Visitation Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service Saturday, April 29, 2006 at 11: 00 a.m. at Saint_James Presbyterian Church, Main Street North, Forest. Legion Parade Friday evening at 6: 45 p.m. Interment Bethel Cemetery. Donation appreciated to the Legion Poppy Fund or Victorian Order of Nurses (cheques only received at the Funeral Home). A Memorial Tree will be planted in memory of "Alex" by the Dodge Family.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-05-01 published
AUSTEN, Dorothy Marie (née JOHNSON)
A resident of R.R.#3 Bothwell, passed away at Four Counties Health Services, Newvbury on Saturday April 29, 2006 at the age of 68. Daughter of the late Robert and Mary (JONES) JOHNSON. Beloved wife of Les AUSTEN. Loving mother of Teresa and Tom WATSON of London, Ted AUSTEN of Thamesville. Loving grandmother of Nicholas, Kyle, and Cory WATSON of London, Brent AUSTEN and Crystal LEMIEUX of Chatham, Aaron of Thamesville. Dear sister of Robert J. and Shirley JOHNSON, Tom and Sharon JOHNSON, Charlie and Mary Ann JOHNSON all of Bothwell, Allan and Cathy JOHNSON of London. Predeceased by a brother Donald JOHNSON (1995.) The AUSTEN family will receive Friends at the Badder and Robinson Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 211 Elm Street, Bothwell on Wednesday evening May 3, 2006, from 7 p.m. until the time of the Memorial Service at 8 p.m. with Rev. Steve FILYER of the Bothwell Baptist Church officiating. Cremation. Interment of Cremains at a later date. Donations may be made at the funeral home by cheque to the Canadian Cancer Society. Online condolences and memorial donations may be made on our website www.badderfuneralhome.com " A Tree will be planted in Memory of Dorothy AUSTEN in the Badder and Robinson Memorial Forest, Mosa Twp."

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-05-09 published
BISCARO, Ada (née STOCCO)
With dignity and courage, surrounded by love Ada (STOCCO) BISCARO passed away on Sunday, May 7th, 2006, in her 78th year. Ada's life began on May 14, 1928, in Castello Di Godego, Treviso, Italy, the 2nd of 4 daughters of the late Amelia and Placido STOCCO. She immigrated to Canada in May 1949, where she met and married her husband Fortunato BISCARO in Sudbury, Ontario. Together they loved, cherished and guided their four children, Luisa (Joseph) CASCIANO of Kincardine, Loretta (Larry) SMITH of Thorndale, Gina (Edward) JOHNSON of West Palm Beach, Florida, and Bruno BISCARO of Windsor. She will be sadly missed by them and by her grandchildren, Christina, Taylor and Rina; Shawna, Nicole and Matthew; Deanna and husband Jeff, Noah her newborn great grandchild; Shannon, Nicholas and Lauren. Ada is survived by her sisters Rina STOCCO (Tonello) of Castello Di Godego, Treviso, Italy; Mary GIACOMETTI of Niagara Falls, New York and Clara (Ferruccio) DONA of London, her sister-in-law Carmella BISCARO of Paese, Treviso, Italy and nieces and nephews in Canada, the United States, Italy, and France. An avid gardener, cook and bowler, she also enjoyed her time spent with her many Friends, including those in the Marconi Club Women's Auxiliary. Visitors will be received at John T. Donohue Funeral Home, 362 Waterloo St. at King on Tuesday evening from 7-9 and Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9. Prayers Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Funeral Mass at Mary Immaculate Church, 1980 Trafalgar Street on Thursday morning at 10 o'clock. Entombment in Holy Family Mausoleum, Saint Peter's Cemetery. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-05-10 published
NICHOLSON, Clestia Marie (née JOHNSON)
84, of Mitchell passed away peacefully with her family by her side at the Mitchell Nursing Home on Monday, May 8, 2006. Beloved wife of the late John F. NICHOLSON (1976.) Dear mother of Walter NICHOLSON and wife Gerri of Monkton, Marie EICKMEIER and husband Roger of Mitchell, Jim NICHOLSON and wife Brenda of Mississauga, Donna CRINKLAW and husband Steve of London, John NICHOLSON and wife Audrey of Milverton and Barbara PATTERSON and husband Kirk of London; loving grandmother of 16 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren; dear sister of Steve JOHNSON and wife Vicki of London. Predeceased by her parents Patrick and Catherine (O'REILLY) JOHNSON, brothers Hubert, Lou, Cyril and Joseph JOHNSON, sisters Rose RYAN, Pearl CAMPBELL and Stella BENNIGER. Friends will be received at the Lockhart Funeral Home, 109 Montreal Street, Mitchell on Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Mitchell on Thursday at 11: 00 a.m. with Rev. Alan DUFRAIMONT - celebrant. Interment in St. Vincent de Paul Cemetery, Mitchell. Memorial donations to St. Vincent de Paul Church or the Ritz Villa Missing Link would be appreciated. Parish prayers will be offered at the funeral home on Wednesday at 6: 30 p.m. Online condolences at www.lockhartfuneralhome.com.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-05-13 published
JOHNSON, Janet Rae Kerr (formerly WATSON, née BURNS)
At Trillium Villa Nursing Home on Friday, May 12, 2006 Janet Rae Kerr (BURNS) (WATSON) JOHNSON, age 96 of Sarnia. Mrs. JOHNSON was born in County Ayrshire, Scotland, immigrating to Canada in 1927. She resided in London, Ontario, Muskoka and Corunna. Beloved wife of David Chapman JOHNSON. Loved mother of Robert WATSON and his wife Beverley. Dear grandmother of Kevin and Tracey WATSON of Sarnia and Mary Joanne and Terry WILLIAMS of Arlington Heights, Illinois. Great grandmother of Kyle, Jeffrey, Christine and Michael. A memorial service will be held on Monday, May 15, 2006 at 11: 00 a.m. at Smith Funeral Home, 1576 London Line, Sarnia. Interment of ashes in Arkona Cemetery at a later date. Family and Friends will be received at the Smith Funeral Home on Monday morning from 10: 00 a.m. until service time at 11:00 a.m. Sympathy through donations to the Gideons International in Canada and the Pathways Health Centre for Children would be appreciated by the family. Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.smithfuneralhome.ca

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-05-13 published
LANGLAIS, Joseph Raoul
On Thursday, May 11, 2006, after a courageous battle, Joseph Raoul LANGLAIS (London, Ontario) in his 76th year, quietly went home to the Lord to join his beloved wife Jean (2002). His children, family and Friends will sadly miss Joe. A devoted father to Donna and Allan REID (Ingersoll,) Garry and Susan LANGLAIS (Canmore, Alberta,) Brian and Brenda LANGLAIS (Almonte,) Katherine DANDENO (Ottawa), and grandfather to ten grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Henry and Thelma LANGLAIS (Oshawa,) Theresa and Bill JOHNSON, Emile and Muriel LANGLAIS, Anna and Mackie McKEE Rita JANES, Gerry and Ethel LANGLAIS, Ruth LANGLAIS, Estelle and Robert MIDDLETON , Paul and Sandra LANGLAIS, Guy LANGLAIS (all from New Brunswick) and predeceased by brother Roger. The family wishes to thank the exceptional staff at the Dearness Home, and the Saint Elizabeth's nurses, caregivers, Father Patrick BYRNE and Friends for all their assistance this past year. Donations can be made in his memory to the Canadian Cancer Society. The family will receive Friends and relatives at Forest Lawn Memorial Chapel, 1997 Dundas Street East (at Wavell) London, for visitation on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be on Tuesday, May 16, at 11 a.m. After the service there will be a brief reception celebrating his life. Cremation and interment will be at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations to the charity of your choice would be gratefully appreciated. On-line condolences are available through www.memorial-funeral.ca

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-05-15 published
LEVACK, Helen (née MILLER)
Of Saint Thomas, passed away at the Saint Thomas-Elgin General Hospital on Saturday, May 13, 2006, in her 88th year. Beloved wife of the late Alan V. LEVACK (2004.) Dearly loved mother of Robert J.H. LEVACK and his wife Nancy of Toronto, and John S. LEVACK of Saint Thomas. Dear sister of Marion McDOUGALL of Saint Thomas and the late Norma LEMON (2002.) Also fondly remembered by several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. Born in Saint Thomas, February 8, 1919, she was the daughter of the late Harold and Ida JOHNSON) MILLER. A Registered Nurse, Helen was formerly employed at the Saint Thomas-Elgin General Hospital and the Saint Thomas Psychiatric Hospital. She was a member of Central United Church. Cremation has taken place and interment will be made in South Park Cemetery. Friends will be received at the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington Street, Saint Thomas on Thursday evening from 7-9 p.m. A private memorial service will be held at the funeral home on Friday. Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario, Canadian Cancer Society or charity of one's choice gratefully acknowledged.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-05-17 published
HAMMETT, Edna Beryl (BUTLER)
At the Maples Nursing Home, Tavistock on Monday, May 15, 2006, Edna Beryl (BUTLER) HAMMETT of London in her 86th year. Beloved wife of the late Floyd Albert HAMMETT (2001.) Dear mother of Robert Charles HAMMETT and his wife Vae-Gilda of Kitchener. Loving grandmother of Valerie and her husband Richard CHEEL of Halifax and Michael HAMMETT of Kitchener. Dear sister of Tom and Fern BUTLER of Ilderton, Bernice and Richard FORTNER of Arva and Bill and Ruth BUTLER of Lucan. Predeceased by 2 sisters Betty JOHNSON and Dolly BESTARD. Funeral Service will be held at Saint_John the Devine Church, 21557 Richmond Street, Arva on Friday, May 19, 2006 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Susan BALDWIN officiating. Interment Saint_John's Cemetery, Arva. Friends who wish may make memorial donations to the Alzheimer's Society. Logan Funeral Home, 371 Dundas Street, in charge of arrangements. Online condolences www.loganfh.ca A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Mrs. HAMMETT.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-05-19 published
DAY, B. Lenore (CARTER)
Gone to be with Our Lord, B. Lenore (CARTER) DAY of London, age 93, on Wednesday, May 17, 2006 at London Health Sciences Centre, Victoria Hospital. Beloved wife of Alfred B. DAY. Daughter of the late Albert (Bert) and Beatrice (Doll) CARTER. Lenore was born and lived her whole life in London South. Predeceased by her brother John (Jack) CARTER and his wife Marie (BELL;) her nephew Bill CARTER, brother-in-law Lewis DAY and his wife Leslie MONTGOMERY, and Kenneth DAY and his wife Evelyn (SHORTEN). Loving aunt of Carol (CARTER) O'BRIEN and her husband Ray of South Carolina, Barbara (CARTER) ELLIOT/ELLIOTT and her husband Jim of British Columbia, John CARTER and his wife Lynda of Waterloo, Linda (DAY) JOHNSON and her husband Ed of Courtice, and Maureen DAY of Minneapolis, Nancy (DAY) MANDLY and her son Justin of West Hartford, Connecticut. Lenore was always interested in catching up on "the happenings" of her nieces and nephews (great and great-great). Friends will be received by the family from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday May 19th at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London where the funeral service will be conducted in the chapel on Saturday May 20, 2006 at 11 a.m. Interment in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, London. As an expression of sympathy memorial donations may be made to the Evangelical Mission of your choice. On line condolences accepted at www.amgeorgefh.on.ca Dear Lenore; Grace was in her walk, Love was in her smile, Peace that passeth all understanding was ever in her presence. Thanks be to God.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-05-19 published
WALPER, Anne Winifred (born NEIL) (1925-2006)
She died as she lived, at home surrounded by family and Friends. A loyal wife, devoted mother, adored teacher, committed friend fighting and defiant to the very end, she never gave up hope! On Thursday, May 18 2006 Anne WALPER passed away at the age of 80, following a yearlong battle with cancer. On July 25, 1947 she married Harvey WALPER at Lieury United Church. He survives. Other survivors include Keith, Doug, Joanne, Elizabeth, Ian, Cathy, Brent, Justin, Derek and Sean. One daughter, Mary Louise her father and mother, George and Margaret NEIL; two sisters Evelyn TREVITHICK and Irene JOHNSON; and three brothers Russell, Donald and Andrew preceded her in death. Cremation has taken place and private family services held; Interment in Grand Bend Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Canadian Cancer Society on-line at www.cancer.ca or by phoning toll free at 1-888-939-3333.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-05-22 published
JOHNSON, Verna A. " Peewe" (SMITH)
At the University Hospital, London on Saturday, May 20, 2006 in her 74th year. Born at Walpole Island. Loving mother of Donald M. SMITH of Brighton, Michigan. Special friend of Dave CHALMERS and sister of Vivian and George KICKNOSWAY and Lauretta and Ralph JONES all of Walpole Island. Predeceased by her parents Herbert and Ella Mae (WHITE/WHYTE) JOHNSON and her husband Donald M. SMITH. The family will receive relatives and Friends at the Haycock-Cavanagh Funeral Home, 409 Nelson Street in Wallaceburg on Monday May 22, 2006 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at Saint_John the Baptist Anglican Church, Walpole Island on Tuesday, May 23 at 2 p.m. Interment Highbank Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-05-26 published
RICHARDSON, Florence B. (formerly HODGERT, née SUTCLIFFE)
At Chateau Gardens, on Thursday, May 25th, 2006, Florence B. RICHARDSON of London in her 95th year. Beloved wife of the late Kenneth J. RICHARDSON (2000) and the late Charles W. HODGERT (1975.) Dear mother of Karel HODGERT of Toronto, and Brian and Brenda HODGERT of London. Also survived by a sister Lillian JOHNSON of Welland. Loving grandmother of Doug and Eileen, Heather and Rob, Jeff and Sarah, and by great-grandchildren, Jesse and Tyrion. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by one brother, F.O. Carman SUTCLIFFE and by a sister Edith K. SHAW. Visitation will be held on Sunday, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Westview Funeral Chapel, 709 Wonderland Road North, where the funeral service will be conducted on Monday, May 29th, 2006 at 11: 00 a.m. Interment, Exeter Cemetery. An Eastern Star service will be held in the funeral home on Sunday at 7: 00 p.m. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Florence are asked to consider the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the charity of your choice. E-mail condolences can also be sent to mail@westviewfuneralchapel.com

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-06-03 published
ANSINGH, Carl H.
In his 95th year, in Saint Thomas on Wednesday, May 31, 2006. Dear husband for 68 years of Loraine (DALTON.) Father of the late Jane GREENLAW (Charlie) and Carl (Valerie,) grandfather of Scott and Jeff (Tiffany) GREENLAW, Karen JOHNSON (Paul,) and Christine COATES (Scott,) great-grandfather of Taylor, Bradley, Cameron, Ryan and Jackson. He was born in England on October 21, 1911 and was the former President of P.L. Robertson Corporation in Milton, Ontario. He has spent many happy years of retirement enjoying his family and pursuing his great interest in gardening and metal arts. Cremation has taken place. If desired memorial donations may be made to Valleyview Home, 350 Burwell Road, Saint Thomas, N5P 0A3.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-06-14 published
KING, Christina States (JOHNSON)
In London on Tuesday, June 13, 2006, Christina States (JOHNSON) KING, formerly of Ingersoll, in her 87th year. Survived by four children Patricia, Marilyn, Robert and Lenore, ten grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren and one brother Gordon STATES. Private family arrangements. (McBeath-Dynes Funeral Home, Ingersoll).

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-06-16 published
VAN DIEPEN, Alice (POMEROY)
"May she dance by the light of the moon, the moon, may she dance by the light of the moon."
As we sang her sweet dreams and said our goodbyes, Alice VAN DIEPEN (POMEROY) left us to dance with the stars on Tuesday, June 13, 2006 in her 93rd year. A truly remarkable woman, Alice, forever known as Pommey, lived an incredible life. The saddened hearts of her daughters Kristin (Gordon) JOHNSON and Linda (Don) JONES and son Rudi VAN DIEPEN, will be lightened with all of the memories of her wonderful years. Pommey's 11 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren were blessed to know such an amazing lady and value every wise word and treasured memory she ever shared. Always quick with her wonderful smile and wit, generous with her hugs and kisses, she was the definition of love, strength and courage. As a graduate of the Victoria School of Nursing (1936), she nurtured and nursed all those around her, including her husband Glenn (1989) and her daughter Mary (1986). As we wrap ourselves in the homemade afghans, don our wool mitts and hats, and snuggle with the knit toys, all of those close to her will know her loving embrace will be with us forever. Her unequivocal love and understanding, her ability to see the good in everyone, and her open-mindedness to accept all for who they are, have become lessons in life to be carried on by those of us that loved her. The staff at London Health Sciences Centre provided wonderful care and we offer a special thank you to Doctor Dorli HERMAN and Dr. Bill McCAULEY for their help and comfort in Alice's last days. Please join us to celebrate the life of this wonderful woman who we call Mom, Grandma, Pommey and Friend on Monday, June 19th at 4: 00 p.m. at The Windermere Manor (200 Collip Circle). Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. (John T. Donohue Funeral Home).

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-06-17 published
ANDERSON, Robert
The family of the late Robert ANDERSON would like to thank our many Friends, relatives and neighbours for the floral tributes, donations to the Cancer Society and Crumlin United Church, cards, food, phone calls, visits and prayers. Special thanks to Ron and Gerald JOHNSON and our many neighbours for planting Robert's crops. Thanks to his Victorian Order of Nurses nurses Katherine, Trudy and Linda, the Middlesex Community Care Access Centre, Robert's Personal Support Workers Mary, Rose, Shirley, Annie and Melissa, Doctor Henry CHAPESKIE for his excellent care of Robert over the years and his many house calls over the past few weeks. Thanks to Harland B. Betzner Funeral Home, the Rev. Art CHOLMONDELEY, Rev. Andy WRIGHT and June ANDERSON for the Service of Remembrance and to Crumlin United Church Women for the wonderful lunch following the service. Special thanks to the pallbearers and honourary pallbearers. We can never thank you enough for the warmth and caring shown to our family during this difficult time. Thanks again, Janice, Rob, Deb, Sharon, Andy, Dan and families.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-06-17 published
CLARK, Eula Johanna (formerly HOBBIN, née TAIT/TAITE/TATE)
Of Norwich, Ontario, at People Care, Tavistock on Thursday June 15, 2006, after a brief illness. Eula was in her 99th year and was born on the family farm at South Walsingham, Ontario on March 15, 1908. She is survived by her loving daughter Joan (HOBBIN) BISHOP and husband Robert of Woodstock; her dear granddaughter Pamela (BISHOP) CHRISTIE and husband Peter of London; and her cherished and loving great granddaughter Erin JOHNSON and husband David of London, England. Also survived by nephews Jim MERCHANT (Zora) of Sherwood Park, Alberta; Larry TAIT/TAITE/TATE (Lynn) of Woodstock; Brennan TAIT/TAITE/TATE of Beachville; niece Marion ANDERSON of Edmonton, Alberta, as well as several great nieces and nephews. Eula was predeceased by her dearly loved parents Henry and Ellena (McCALL) TAIT/TAITE/TATE, an infant son Raymond Peter HOBBIN, husbands Peter HOBBIN and Stanley CLARK, sisters Blanche PALMER (Stewart), Orpha WESTFALL (John), Viola MERCHANT (Tom,) brother Morley TAIT/TAITE/TATE (May,) and several nieces and nephews. In approximately 1918, the family moved to Norwich and the five children of Henry and Ellena grew up at the Norwich Gore, attending the Gore Public School and the Gore United Church. Our Mother and Grandmother was active in the community and enjoyed being a member of the Norwich Historical Society and the Norwich United Church. Her other pursuits included decorating and quilting and in particular painting which she continued to do into her late nineties. She was extremely proud of and took an avid interest in our United Empire Loyalist ancestors (the McCalls of Norfolk County) and passed on a great deal of family history. Eula enjoyed life and was always happy, healthy and content. She was kind, generous and blessed with a wonderful sense of humour. Eula was dearly loved and will be greatly missed. The family feels blessed to have had her in our lives for so many years and we are so grateful for her love. Thank you Grandma. Friends will be received at The Arn-Lockie Funeral Home, 45 Main St. W., Norwich on Monday, June 19 from 1-2 p.m. Funeral service to celebrate Eula's life will follow at 2 p.m. with Rev. Donna BAUMAN/BOWMAN- WOODALL officiating. Interment will follow at Norwich Gore Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to Alzheimer's Society or Norwich United Church. Arn-Lockie (519) 863-3020. On-line condolences at www.arn-lockiefuneralhome.com.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-06-19 published
RUSSELL, Darlene Ellen (née PIKE)
Peacefully at her home on Jericho Road on Saturday, June 17, 2006, Darlene Ellen (PIKE) RUSSELL in her 53rd year. Beloved wife of John Wayne and loving mother of Katherine and Martha. Predeceased by one daughter Nicole (1989). Cherished daughter of June (Riley) and Wilfred PIKE. Beloved sister of Christina and Ronald BROWNLEE, Steven and Mary PIKE, Stephanie GIBERSON- KIRBY and David KIRBY, and Brian and Lisa PIKE. Dear granddaughter of Agnes RILEY and daughter-in-law of Eleanor and Mac (1984.) Sister-in-law of Wendy and Walter JOHNSON, also survived by many nieces and nephews and great-nieces. Resting at the Gilpin Chapel, Thedford for visitation Monday 2-4 and 7-9. Funeral Service on Tuesday, June 20, 2006 at Knox Presbyterian Church, Thedford at 1: 30 p.m. Rev. Catharine ASCAH officiating. Interment Pinehill Cemetery. Memorial donations to Saint Paul's Anglican Church greatly acknowledged.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-06-21 published
JOHNSON, F. Annesley " Andy"
Passed away after a lengthy illness on Saturday, June 17, 2006 at the Victoria Hospital in London, Ontario. Andy in his 79th year, beloved husband of Norma for over 59 years. Loving father of Glenna GILROY of Petrolia, Ontario, Greg JOHNSON of Glencoe, Ontario and Glen A. JOHNSON of Perth, Australia. Cherished grandfather of Michael, Annalise and Brydon. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held on Monday, July 17, 2006 at the Marlatt Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, 615 Main Street East, Hamilton (east of Sanford Ave.) at 2 p.m. Memorial donations to the Kidney Foundation, the Diabetes Association, or to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. www.marlattfuneralhomehamilton.com

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-07-08 published
MacCHARLES, Mae
The family of the late Mae MacCHARLES would like to extend our sincere appreciation for all the kindness and sympathy shown in our recent loss. Special thanks to the Forest Ontario Provincial Police (Constable Vicki CAYEN), Doctor Wayne JOHNSON, Gilpin Funeral Home, Rev. Kanji MARUI, the Arkona United Church Women and all those who sent flowers, made donations to the Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital and sent food to our homes. Your generosity and kindness was greatly appreciated. -- The MacCHARLES Family

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-07-14 published
HOWELL, Constance May "Connie" (formerly JOHNSON, née PICKLES)
At London Health Sciences Centre, University Hospital on Thursday, July 13, 2006. Constance May "Connie" (PICKLES) (JOHNSON) HOWELL of London in her 89th year. Beloved wife of the late Kenneth HOWELL and the late Joseph JOHNSON. Dear mother of Jo-Ann MYLES and her husband Bill of Burlington, Brenda DUMARESQ, Debbie KAISER and Betty JOHNSON all of London. Dear sister of Fred PICKLES, Betty DANN and Bob PICKLES and his wife Doreen all of London and sister-in-law Jean PICKLES of Parry Sound. Much loved Gramma of Simone and Pat, Shad and Carolyn, Nicky and Shaun and Kristen and Sean and great-grandmother of Jayme, Scott, Drew, Seth and Darcy. Dear step-mother of Ron and Gail HOWELL, Doug and Marjorie HOWELL, Nancy and John EASTLAND and Janice and Bernd FRANKE and their families. Friends will be received by the family from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London where the funeral service will be conducted in the chapel on Saturday, July 15th at 1: 00 p.m. with Reverend Canon Janet M. LYNALL officiating. Interment in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens London. As an expression of sympathy memorial donations may be made to the Canadian National Institute for the Blind, London Chapter, 749 Baseline Road East, London, Ontario N6C 2R6 or Saint_Joseph's Health Care Foundation, Parkwood Hospital, 268 Grosvenor Street, London, Ontario N6A 4V2. On line condolences accepted at www.amgeorgefh.on.ca

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-07-22 published
JOHNSON, Victor
In loving memory of Victor JOHNSON, who passed away on July 24, Day by day Three years have crept away
Things have changed so much
Who do I turn to for that guiding touch
No matter where you are
No one can take your place
No matter how many years come and go
Your memory will never be erased
I know in my heart you are with me still
Through all of life's thrills and chills
Always remember Dad that I love you.
Sadly missed and deeply loved by Kimberly, Victoria and Candice.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-09-10 published
MILES, Linda Diane
At London Health Sciences Centre, Victoria Hospital on Friday, September 8th, 2006, Linda Diane MILES (McGUGAN) of London. Dear mother of Randy COUSINS and his wife Karen and Miles McGUGAN all of London. Much loved Nanny of Justin, Nathan, Taylor, Paula and Jessica. Dear sister of Valerie PRIEST of Nova Scotia, Karen GAUDET of Montreal, Michelle DEANES of Hamilton, and Marilyn YOUELL of London. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Much loved "Mommy" of Meika. Best friend of Valerie JOHNSON. Predeceased by parents Iris and Reg and Charlie and Lee. At Linda's request, there will be no visitation or service. Cremation has taken place. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Linda are asked to consider the Rotary Club of London West Foundation or the Brain Tumor Foundation of Canada. Westview Funeral Chapel, (519-641-1793) entrusted with arrangements.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-09-14 published
MILLER, Iola (née JOHNSON)
At Chateau Gardens on September 13, 2006. Iola MILLER of Aylmer in her 97th year. Beloved wife of the late Doctor McLay MILLER (1996.) Aunt of Len JOHNSON and his wife Helen of London and Ron JOHNSON of Saint Thomas. Cousin of Peter McLAY and his wife Carol of Aylmer and Ian McLAY and family of Bracebridge. Also survived by numerous great nieces, nephews and cousins. Born in Toronto, Ontario on January 6, 1910, daughter of the late Edmund and Marguerita JOHNSON. Iola lived in Aylmer most of her life and was a founding member of the Aylmer and District Museum. She was an avid golfer and had been a member of the Saint Thomas Golf and Country Club. Friends may call at the H.A. Kebbel Funeral Home, Aylmer on Thursday 7: 00-9:00 p.m. and Friday 12-1:00 p.m. followed by the funeral service at 1: 00 p.m. Interment Aylmer Cemetery. Rev. Margaret BELL officiating. Donations to the Saint Thomas-Elgin General Hospital or Aylmer and District Museum would be appreciated. Condolences at kebbelfuneralhome.com

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-09-15 published
BENNETT, Agnes Marion (née JOHNSON)
Peacefully, at Brucelea Haven Home for the Aged, Walkerton, Tuesday, September 12, 2006, Agnes Marion (JOHNSON) BENNETT, age 89, formerly of Grand Cove Estates, Grand Bend, Antigua and St. Catharines. Beloved wife of the late H.W. John BENNETT (1998.) Dear sister and sister-in-law of Russell and Lenore JOHNSON of Cornwall, Raymond and Charlotte Johnson of Cochrane, Glenn and Joan JOHNSON of R.R.#2, Zurich, Curtis and Peggy JOHNSON of Palgrave, Joyce and Jack GRAHAM of Kincardine, Helen and Charles BEAMER of Chesley. Loved by her many nieces, nephews and their families. Predeceased by her sister Inez TAILOR/TAYLOR, parents Peter and Martha (CRAWFORD) JOHNSON. At the request of the deceased cremation will take place. A Memorial Service will be held at the T. Harry Hoffman and Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood, Wednesday, September 20, 2006 at 2 p.m. The Rev. Susan MOORE officiating. Interment Calvary United Church Cemetery, Dashwood. If desired, memorial donations to the Grand Bend Area Health Services Foundation or charity of choice would be appreciated. Condolences at www.hoffmanfuneralhome.com

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-09-19 published
JOHNSON, Harold
In loving memory of a dear husband, Harold JOHNSON, who passed away September 19th, 2005.
Without a warning you were gone,
My life was changed forever,
The call was sudden, the shock severe,
To lose someone I loved so dear.
A million times I needed you,
A million times I cried,
If love could have saved you,
You never would have died.
Without you from day to day,
Is the hardest time of all,
But knowing at some time,
Our lives will be together again,
Keeps me alive from day to day.
Forever remembered by your loving wife, Alice.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-09-23 published
EVANS, Alice (née SCOTT)
A resident of Blenheim, formerly of Ridgetown, died at the Chatham Kent Health Alliance on Thursday, September 21, 2006 at the age of 76. Born in Detroit, Michigan daughter of the late William and Gladys (UFFORD) SCOTT. Beloved wife of the late William EVANS (1991.) Loving mother of Sally AINSWORTH and husband John of Lakefield, Lonnie JOHNSON and husband Tom of Ridgetown, Cheryl BULCKAERT and husband Leonard of Ridgetown, Nancy CHERRY and husband David of Jacksonville, Florida, Ron EVANS and wife Debra of Ridgetown and the late James Corley (1989). Grandmother of 16 and great grandmother of 11 and 1 great-grandchild predeceased in (1991.) Sister of Mrs. Marjorie ENGEL of Michigan and the late Arnold SCOTT. Alice was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #185 Blenheim. The EVANS family will receive family and Friends at the McKinlay Funeral Home, 76 Main St. E. Ridgetown on Sunday September 24, 2006 from 2: 00-4:30 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. Legion Service will held Sunday at 7: 00 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at the Funeral Home on Monday September 25, 2006 at 1: 30 p.m. with Pastor Al McINTYRE officiating. Interment Evergreen Cemetery, Blenheim. Donations made by cheque to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-09-23 published
LAMONT, Freida Carolyn (née JOHNSON)
Peacefully at London Health Sciences Centre, Victoria Hospital, surrounded by her family on Thursday September 21, 2006, Freida Carolyn LAMONT (née JOHNSON) of Komoka in her 67th year. Beloved wife of Allan LAMONT, and mother of Carolyn Anne. Survived by sister Mary Anne (Don) FRANKS, sister and brothers-in-law Gordon and Dorothy LAMONT, Jack and Delores LAMONT, Helen and Harry BAIRD, and a number of nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the Elliott-Madill Funeral Home, Mount Brydges, on Monday, September 25th from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to follow Tuesday from the funeral home commencing at 1 p.m. with Rev. Don KEENLISIDE officiating. Interment Campbell Cemetery, Komoka. Donations to the Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital Foundation or charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-09-27 published
JOHNSON, Don
At his residence on Monday, September 25, 2006, Mr. Don JOHNSON of R.R.#2 Mildmay, age 63 years. Beloved husband of the former Lois RATHWELL. Loving father of Paul and Jennifer JOHNSON of Guelph and Bryan and Lori JOHNSON of Mildmay. Dear brother of Gerald and Sandra JOHNSON of R.R.#3, Kippen and Eileen and Alex TOWNSEND of R.R.#4, Seaforth. Also survived by his parents-in-law Tom and Willa RATHWELL of R.R.#3, Clinton and sisters-in-law Joan and Don GOWER of Clinton and Beth and Paul KELLY of Fergus. Predeceased by his parents Allan and Gladys (McLEAN) JOHNSON. Visitation at McBurney Funeral Home, Wingham, Ontario on Wednesday 2: 00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. Funeral service will be held a the funeral home chapel on Thursday at 1: 00 p.m. Reverend Donald PLETSCH officiating. Interment in Baird's Cemetery, Stanley Township. Memorial donations to Wingham Hospital Foundation, Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of choice would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Online condolences at www.mcburneyfuneralhome.com

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-10-03 published
WILSON- CUCKSEY, Jeannette Christine
Passed away on Friday, September 29, 2006 at London Health Sciences Centre -- Westminster Campus in her 50th year. Beloved wife of William CUCKSEY. Cherished mother of Rebacca (Jason) McKEEN. Loving foster mother of Amy WILSON, Theresa WILSON, Christopher JAMIESON, Ian BADGER, Tracy GONNEAU and their families. Loved daughter of Jessie WILSON and the late Ernest WILSON. Dear sister of Shirley (Rick) TERRY- WILSON of Ladysmith Vancouver, Rose (Ted) JOHNSON, Ernie WILSON, Donna (Mike) WILSON, Donna (Joe) MacINTYRE and the late May WILSON and Susan WILSON. Loving daughter-in-law of Donald and Lillian CUCKSEY and their families. Jeannette will also be missed by many nieces and nephews. Funeral Service will be held at Forest Lawn Memorial Chapel, 1997 Dundas Street East (at Wavell), London on Wednesday, October 4, 2006 at 3: 00 p.m. Visitation one hour prior to service. Cremation to follow. In remembrance, donations to the Dale Brain Injury Services, 815 Shelborne Street, London, Ontario, N5Z 4Z4 would be gratefully appreciated. Online condolences are available at www.memorialfuneral.ca

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-10-07 published
ABDALLAH, Ella Catherine (née JOHNSON)
Surrounded by the love of her family and in the kind and loving care of the staff of Middlesex Terrace, Ella Catherine (JOHNSON) passed away peacefully on Friday, October 6th, 2006. Beloved wife of 54 years to the late Wilfred ABDALLAH (2005.) Dear mother of Martha (2001,) Steve (Judy,) Mike, Angela (Rob KINSMAN,) and Dan (Gwen) ABDALLAH. Loving Nana to Zac, Nick, Brent, Tommy, Steven, Rachel, Alex and Fraser. Daughter of the late Edna and Neil JOHNSON. Ella will be missed by her brothers, Pat (Margaret Mary,) Ted (Leigh) and Bill JOHNSON, and by her sisters Marie (Bob) HARDY, Betty (Frank) HAGGARTY, Madeline BLACKMORE, Pat GIGNAC, Margaret (Mike) FEENEY, and Rosemary JOHNSON. Predeceased by brothers Neil and Mike. Dear sister-in-law of Florence (1986), and Lillian (2005) ABDALLAH, and Lorraine McFALL of Covington, Georgia. The family will receive Friends at the Westview Funeral Chapel, 709 Wonderland Road North, on Monday October 9th from 2: 00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. George's Roman Catholic Church, 1164 Commissioners Road West, on Tuesday, October 10th, 2006 at 10: 00 a.m. Interment, Saint Peter's Cemetery. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Ella are asked to consider Jesse's Journey or The Easter Seals Society.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-10-11 published
JOHNSON, Nellie
In loving memory of a wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother Nellie JOHNSON who passed away October 11, 2003.
You will always be loved and missed.
Lovingly remembered by Murray, Jack and Helen, Johnny, Brenda, Karen and families.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-10-19 published
SILVERTHORN, M. Shirley (née McGRATTEN)
At Chateau Gardens, Aylmer on Wednesday October 18, 2006. M. Shirley SILVERTHORN of Aylmer in her 86th year. Beloved wife of the late William SILVERTHORN. Dear mother of Marie SUMMERS of Aylmer, Pat and husband Don BOWERS of Grimsby, Dianne and husband Harry BARTLEY of R.R.#1 Belmont, and Barb and husband Ron MOCZULSKI of Bayfield. Sister of Emilie MASECAR of Brampton. Predeceased by brothers Chester, Gordon, and Stanley McGRATTEN, a sister Ethel JOHNSON and a son-in-law Lyle SUMMERS. Loved by 9 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Born in Wawanosh Township, Huron County on September 28, 1921 daughter of the late David and Jennie (RYAN) McGRATTEN. Shirley had lived most of her life in the Aylmer and London area. Friends may call at the H.A. Kebbel Funeral Home, Aylmer on Friday 7-9 p.m. and Saturday October 21, 12: 30-1:30 p.m. followed by the funeral service at 1: 30 p.m. Interment, Aylmer Cemetery. Rev. Norman JONES, officiating. Donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation or Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. On line condolences may be made at kebbelfuneralhome.com

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-11-01 published
BURRIDGE, Angela Josephine (née POLINSKI)
Peacefully at Kensington Village surrounded by her loving family, on Monday, October 30, 2006, Angela Josephine BURRIDGE of London in her 85th year. Angela was predeceased by her loving husband George (September 1974) and dear son Larry (June 2005), her parents Catherine and Joseph POLINSKI and all her sisters and brothers Anne, Alex, Peter, Frank, Genevieve, Leonard, Carl and John. Loving mother of Catherine ORMANDY and the late John, David BURRIDGE and the late Ruth JOHNSON, Richard BURRIDGE and his wife Diane, Barbara ROSS and her husband Ron and Timothy BURRIDGE. Cherished grandmother of Darryll ORMANDY, Deborah MOORES, Denise MONIZ (Ruben,) Richard BURRIDGE (Dawn,) Jody RODNEY (Byron,) and Jason BURRIDGE, Nicholas and Kylie BURRIDGE, Christopher HENDERSON, Chantal BOYD, Kimberley BARFETT (Nathan,) and Ron and Kevin JOHNSON. Loved by great-grandchildren Stephen, Amber, Kurtis, Jamie, Jordan and Jesse, Matthew and Kaitlyn, Chloe and Meaghan, Jayden and Isaiah, and Rebecca. Dear sister-in-law of Mary POLISAK. Also loved by many nieces and nephews and their families. Angela will be sadly missed by her many great Friends. Visitation will be held at the Westview Funeral Chapel, 709 Wonderland Road North, on Wednesday from 2: 00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Mary Immaculate Parish, 1980 Trafalgar Street, on Thursday, November 2nd, 2006 at 11: 00 a.m. Prayers will be held in the funeral home on Wednesday at 8: 30 p.m. Interment Saint Peter's Cemetery. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Angela are asked to consider the Heart and Stroke Foundation or The Arthritis Society.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-11-04 published
HAPPER, Mary Ann (JOHNSON)
At Craigweil Gardens Nursing Home, Ailsa Craig on Thursday November 2, 2006 Mary Ann (JOHNSON) HAPPER formerly of East Williams Township, in her 93rd year. Beloved wife of the late Robert HAPPER (1991.) Loving mother of Louise McQUEEN of Sarnia and Barbara ROSE (Alex) of R.R.#1 Ailsa Craig. Special Grandmother of Scott (Lea Ann) and Michael all of Sarnia, Carolyn (Wayne) of Zurich, Dave (Heather) of Strathroy and Jeff (Marion) of Strathroy. Great-grandmother of Kirstie, Sarah, Stacey, Chad, Branson and Sheldon and Step Great-grandmother of Sabrina, Vanessa, Nathan, Jessica and Jennifer. Dear sister of Gordon JOHNSON of Owen Sound. Predeceased by sisters Isabel THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON and Florence JAPP. Resting at the Stephenson and son Funeral Home, Ailsa Craig where the funeral service will be held on Monday November 6 at 2 p.m. with Reverend Larry AMIRO officiating. Interment Nairn Cemetery. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday. Donations to Craigwiel Gardens Nursing Home or Beechwood Presbyterian Church would be appreciated. A tree will be planted in memory of Mrs. Mary Ann HAPPER.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-11-09 published
KELLY, Peter John
At Appleton Medical Centre, Appleton, Wisconsin, on Monday, November 6, 2006 Peter John KELLY of Blyth, Ontario, in his 61st year. Beloved husband of Gisele (LAURIN) KELLY. Cherished father of Gisele and Duane DIEMERT of Mildmay, Lisa and Greg CULLEN, Dave, Sarah, and Laura all of Blyth. Sadly missed by three grandchildren Michelle, Melissa and Drayden. Dear son of Elizabeth KELLY of Kitchener. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Betty-Ann and Louis VAN LAMMEREN of Kitchener, Dorothy and Frank PROCTOR of Belgrave, Rosemarie and Dave LEE, Theresa and John RINN, and Grace and Bruce SCHMIDT all of Blyth. Remembered by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his father John Michael KELLY. Friends will be received at the Blyth Visitation Centre of the Falconer Funeral Homes Ltd., 407 Queen St. Blyth, on Thursday, November 9, from 6-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Wingham on Friday, November 10, 2006 at 11 a.m. with Father John JOHNSON officiating. Interment Saint Michaels Cemetery, Morris Twp. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or to the charity of ones choice would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-11-12 published
JOHNSON, Ruth
It's 8 years gone by.
We miss you so dearly, your smile and your love, that words cannot say.
Each and every day.
Missed by David, Ron and Kevin.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-11-13 published
JOHNSON, Gordon Angus
Peacefully at Kelso Pines Retirement Lodge, Owen Sound, on Friday, November 10, 2006, Gordon Angus JOHNSON, formerly of Lambeth in his 91st year. Beloved husband of the late (Peggy) Margaret Elizabeth (MEEK) JOHNSON (2004.) Loving father of Phillip and Cynthia JOHNSON of Calgary and Mary Ellen and Fred PARSONS of Owen Sound. Proud grandfather of Paul, Eric, Brian, Daniel and Adam and great-grandfather of Eve. Dear brother of the late Florence JAPP, Mary HAPPER and Isabel THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON. Friends may call at the McFarlane and Roberts Funeral Home, 2240 Wharncliffe Road South, Lambeth on Monday from 7-9 p.m. where the Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, November 14, 2006 at 1: 00 p.m. with Reverend Matthew PENNY officiating. Interment Nairn Cemetery. Donations to the Lambeth United Church or the Heart and Stroke Foundation gratefully acknowledged.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-11-13 published
McGILL, Doris (née JOHNSON)
In loving memory of my dear wife, Doris (née JOHNSON,) who passed away 2 years ago on November 13, 2004.
If tears could build a stairway,
And memories a lane,
I'd walk right up to Heaven,
And bring you home again.
Lovingly remembered by husband Carson, family and Friends.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-11-21 published
SMITH, Harold
Peacefully at his residence on Monday, November 20, 2006, Harold SMITH passed away after a long courageous battle with cancer. Beloved husband of Jane for 58 years. Loving father of Judith SMITH and Carol WOOD. Cherished grandfather of Crystal Ash. Dear brother of Kathleen JOHNSON. Friends will be received at Forest Lawn Memorial Chapel, 1997 Dundas Street East (at Wavell), London for a funeral service on Friday, November 24, 2006 at 11 a.m. Visitation one hour prior. Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. In remembrance, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be gratefully appreciated.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-11-27 published
SULLIVAN, Colleen Rose (née CLEARY)
Died peacefully at Bluewater Health-Norman Site on Saturday, November 25, 2006, at the age of 78. Beloved wife of Larry SULLIVAN for 51 years, and dear mother of Cathy JOHNSON and her husband Edward of Midland, Michigan, Kevin SULLIVAN of Sarnia, Maureen SULLIVAN and Chris McCARTHY of London, Ann Marie HUGHES- SULLIVAN of Milton, and Erin MARONEY and her husband Mike of Laguna Niguel, California, and proud grandmother of 11 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Visitation at the McKenzie and Blundy Funeral Home, 431 Christina St. N., Sarnia, on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. with prayers being offered at 8: 30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Fr. Len DESJARDINS on Wednesday, November 29th at 11: 30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church. Interment at Our Lady of Mercy Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, Friends who wish may send memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society, 1121 Wellington Street, Sarnia, Ontario N7S 6J7. A special thank you to the wonderful staff of Bluewater Health for all their kindness. Messages of condolence and memories may be left at ww.mckenzieblundy.com. A tree will be planted in memory of Colleen Rose SULLIVAN in the McKenzie and Blundy Memorial Forest. Dedication service Sunday, September 16th, 2007 at 2: 00 p.m. at the Wawanosh Wetlands Conservation Area.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-11-28 published
DOIRON, Diana
Surrounded by her family at Parkwood Hospital on Monday November 27, 2006 Diana DOIRON in her 60th year. Beloved wife of Joseph DOIRON. Loving mother of Lisa DOIRON, Susan JOHNSON and her husband Kelly, Brian DOIRON and his wife Esther, Mark DOIRON, Kevin DOIRON and his wife Sheri. Proud grandmother of Tyrone, Mykaylah, Andrew, Matthew, Damian, Vincent, Chloe, Charlotte and Cheyenne. Dear sister of Jeanette, Arthur, Aurele and Valerie. Cherished friend of Shirley (Sis). There will be no funeral home visitation. Funeral Mass will be held at Saint_John the Divine Church, 390 Baseline Road West, on Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock. Cremation with interment in St. Columba Cemetery, Parkhill. Donations to the London Regional Cancer Centre c/o London Health Sciences Foundation would be appreciated.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-12-05 published
Overpass leap kills mother, son
Andrea JOHNSON, 30, of Toronto died along with her two-year-old infant.
By Canadian Press, Tues., December 5, 2006
Toronto -- Toronto police have identified the mother and small boy who died in a murder-suicide after plunging off a Highway 401 overpass.
The woman is Andrea JOHNSON, 30, of Toronto and her son is two-year-old Sulla GENUA.
Police confirmed that it was a murder-suicide and said a family member contacted them yesterday afternoon.
Post-mortems concluded JOHNSON died of multiple trauma after being struck by a number of cars, while a blow to the head killed the toddler.
Shocked police officers found the bodies in the westbound collector lanes in east-end Toronto at about 7: 15 p.m. Sunday.
JOHNSON was pronounced dead at the scene.
Paramedics struggled to revive Sulla, but he was pronounced dead en route to hospital.
The public manner in which the two died is rare, said University of Toronto criminology professor Rosemary GARTNER.
"Women will typically suffocate, drown their children or perhaps jump off a height, but typically not in a way that would injure other people," GARTNER said.
"This case is unusual in that sense."
While murder-suicide cases involving mothers and infants are often the result of post-partum depression, GARTNER said the majority of cases actually involve older children.
Mothers, however, typically do have a history of mental illness, she said.
"I would estimate in at least 75 per cent of women who kill their children and kill themselves -- easily over 75 per cent -- there is either a history of psychiatric treatment, hospitalization, or strong evidence of severe depression or personality disorder or psychosis," she said.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-12-09 published
WILSON, William " Bill" Michael
Peacefully at home on Wednesday, December 6th, William "Bill" Michael WILSON of London in his 80th year. Beloved husband of Eleanor (BOWEN) WILSON. Loving father of Debbie JONES and her husband Brian, Brad WILSON and his wife Judy. Dear brother of Patricia REID and Tommy WILSON, and brother-in-law of William REID. Much loved grandfather of Lyndsey JONES, Kristy WILSON, Courtney JONES, Jesse WILSON, and great-grandfather of Jacob JOHNSON. Predeceased by his sister Margaret CHAMPAGNE and by his brother David WILSON. Bill was a member of the Victory Legion Branch #317, was a Korean Veteran, and served as a member of the Korean Veteran's Association. Visitation will be one hour prior to a R.C.R. Service under the auspices of the London and Home Station Branch which will be held on Tuesday, December 12th, 2006 at 1: 00 p.m. at the Westview Funeral Chapel, 709 Wonderland Road North, where a memorial service will be conducted immediately thereafter. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a donation in memory of Bill are asked to consider the Canadian Cancer Society or the London Health Sciences Centre -- Victoria Hospital Palliative Care Unit.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-12-15 published
BRANDON, Roy Thomas
In the presents of his Lord and Saviour following a short illness at C.E.E. Hospital Petrolia on Wednesday December 13, 2006 Roy Thomas BRANDON of Dashwood and formerly of Timmons in his 81st year. Beloved husband of the late Sadie (1994) and the late Frances (2003). Dear father of Marlene (Eric) and Doug (Lynda) all of Timmons. Grandfather of Debora (Glenn) LORATTA, Dale, Kurk, Michael (Jennifer) and Kimberley (Jacques). Great-grandfather of Samantha, Austin and Evan. Survived by his brothers James (Madeline) and Robert (Jean) and sister-in-law Fridea, all of Forest. Predeceased by his sisters Bessie JOHNSON, Helen BOBIER, brother William, and parents William and Grace. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Funeral Service at the Gilpin Funeral Chapel, Forest on Saturday, December 16th at 11 a.m. Visitation on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Interment Cochrane Civic Cemetery. Donations to the Kidney Foundation gratefully acknowledged. The family would like to extend their heartfelt thanks to Roy's nieces, Joyce and Bev for all their help and support. A special thank you to all the Nursing Staff on the 1st floor of the Petrolia Hospital whose care and compassion was very much appreciated by all the family.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-12-15 published
MANLEY, Timothy " Tim"
Suddenly at London Health Sciences Centre -- Victoria Hospital, on Wednesday, December 13th, 2006, Timothy "Tim" MANLEY of London at the age of 49. Beloved husband of Terri MANLEY (MacKAY) for 21 years. Much loved father of Michelle and Eric. Dear son of the late Dan and Mary MANLEY and son-in-law of Ken MacKAY and Shirley (ROBINSON) (MacKAY) JOHNSON and her husband John JOHNSON. Loving brother of Frank (Mary) MANLEY, Elaine (Bob) FORREST, Larry (Nora) MANLEY, Roy (Kim) MANLEY, and brother-in-law of Jeff (Michelle) MacKAY. Also missed by his aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and Friends. Memorial visitation will be held at the Westview Funeral Chapel, 709 Wonderland Road North on Friday from 7: 00-9:00 p.m. The memorial service will be conducted at Forest City Community Church, 3725 Bostwick Road, on Saturday, December 16th, 2006 at 1: 00 p.m. Pastor Rob HOGENDOORN officiating. In remembrance of Tim, tell someone that you love them, volunteer in your community, make donations to a charity of your choice. Email condolences may be sent to westview@execulink.com

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-12-16 published
GURR, Helen Alberta (née STEWARD/STEWART/STUART)
At Bluewater Health Mitton Street Site, Sarnia on Thursday, December 14, 2006 Helen Alberta (STEWARD/STEWART/STUART) GURR, age 99 of Sarnia formerly of Petrolia. Beloved wife of the late Orval GURR (1973.) Loved mother of Kenneth GURR and his wife Margaret. Dear grandmother of Dawn JOHNSON (Larry), Dianne CROOKALL (Tim), Shanna LAFFERTY (Terry) and special great-grandmother of Brandon JOHNSON. Mother-in-law of Marie LONG. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Peter and Rachel STEWARD/STEWART/STUART, son Wayne GURR (1969,) grand_son David GURR (1964,) sisters Eva HUNTER, Irene ANDERSON, Lillian DENNIS and brother Wilfred STEWARD/STEWART/STUART. Helen was active in the Happy Harmonizers Singing Group, was an avid gardener, enjoyed doing leather craftwork, was a member of Temple Baptist Church, a former member of Petrolia Baptist Church and was involved in many of the activities at Rosewood Manor. A funeral service will be held on Monday, December 18, 2006 at 10: 30 a.m. at Smith Funeral Home, 1576 London Line, Sarnia. Interment to follow in Hillsdale Cemetery. Family and Friends will be received at Smith Funeral Home on Sunday afternoon from 2 to 4 p.m. and evening from 7 to 9 p.m. Sympathy expressed through donations to the Canadian Bible Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.smithfuneralhome.ca

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-12-19 published
ROBERTS, Bruce M.
Suddenly at Woodstock General Hospital on Sunday, December 17, 2006, Bruce M. ROBERTS of R.R.#1, Woodstock in his 80th year. Beloved husband of Edith ROBERTS (née McKIE) for 26 years. Dear father of Ken ROBERTS (Judy), Karen JOHNSON (Kevin), David ROBERTS (Danielle,) and Brian ROBERTS, all of Woodstock and step father of Bob COLWELL of Delhi, Bonnie ANDERSON (Steve), Brenda SCHOOLEY (Mark) and Barbara BLACKMORE (Carl,) all of Woodstock. Lovingly remembered by 20 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Evelyn APPEL of Stratford, Floyd ROBERTS (Daisy) of Burgessville and brother-in-law of Marjorie ROBERTS of Eganville, and Eileen DICE of Norwich. Sadly missed by several nieces and nephews, and his companion Casper. Predeceased by his parents George ROBERTS and Mary HOUSTON, his brothers Wesley DICE and Douglas ROBERTS and brother-in-law Herman APPEL. Bruce was an avid fisherman and boater, a member of the Tillsonburg Power Squadron, and the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 55 Woodstock. He was a former employee of H.K. Porter and King Equipment. Friends will be received at the Smith-LeRoy Funeral Home, 69 Wellington Street North, Woodstock on Tuesday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service in the chapel on Wednesday, December 20, 2006 at 11: 00 a.m. Interment at Oxford Memorial Park Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Smith-LeRoy, (519) 537-3611. Personal condolences may be sent at www.smithleroy.com

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-12-22 published
AGAR, Wilfred Gordon
At the Bobier Villa, Dutton on Thursday December 21, 2006, Wilfred Gordon AGAR formerly of R.R.#4 Iona Station in his 99th year. Beloved husband of the late Beatrice (LANGLEY) AGAR. Beloved father of John AGAR and Ida MARTIN, Mary and Bryan KENNY, Peter AGAR and Pat JOHNSON all of R.R.#4 Iona Station. Loved grandfather of Linda and Tyler MERKLEY, Tim and Diane AGAR, Robert and Tania AGAR, Patrick and Janet KENNY, Brad KENNY, Catherine and Arjan KOUWENBERG, David and Mariah AGAR and 11 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by daughters-in-law Ruth AGAR and Judy AGAR and sisters Mildred DUNLOP and Doris WALKER. Gord was a member of Prince of Wales Lodge #171, Iona Station and a member of Nativity/Saint Peter's Anglican Church. Relatives and Friends will be received at the Arn Funeral Home, 193 Shackleton Street, Dutton, Wednesday December 27, 2-4 and 7-9 where the funeral service will be held on Thursday December 28 at 1: 30 p.m. Cremation. Interment of Ashes in Cowal-McBride Cemetery. Donations to the Bobier Villa or Nativity/Saint Peter's Anglican Church would be appreciated. Prince of Wales Lodge #171 will hold a memorial service on Wednesday at 6: 45.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.strathroy.age_dispatch 2006-04-24 published
McKENZIE, Mary Ellen (PATERSON)
At Strathroy Middlesex General hospital, on Friday, April 21, 2006, Mary Ellen (PATERSON) McKENZIE of Strathroy, in her 88th year. Beloved wife of John A. McKENZIE of Strathroy for 57 years. Dear mother of Rev. Dr. Brian McKENZIE and his wife Barbara of Strathroy, Leslie McKENZIE and his wife Jeanette of Toronto, and Gayle FRISA and her husband Norman of Denfield. Grandmother to Stephen, David, James, Jenna and Brandon McKENZIE, Koreen and her husband Owen CLEMENTS, Alexander, Karl and Eugene FRISA and Amber DE JONG and her husband Martin. Also survived by great-grandchildren Merrett and Aidan CLEMENTS and brothers Ross PATERSON and his wife Eunice and Howard PATERSON. Sister-in-law to Donald McKENZIE and Lillian McKENZIE. Predeceased by her brother John PATERSON and sister Kathleen JOHNSON and sister-in-law Margaret McKENZIE. Visitation was held at Denning Bros. Funeral Home, 32 Metcalfe St. W., Strathroy on Tuesday, April 25 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held at the West Adelaide Presbyterian Church, 1362 Cuddy Drive (corner of Cuddy Dr. and Wilson Rd.) on Wednesday April 26 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Larry AMIRO officiating. Interment in West Adelaide Cemetery. Donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Mary Ellen.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.strathroy.age_dispatch 2006-09-26 published
LAMONT, Freida Carolyn (née JOHNSON)
Peacefully, at London Health Sciences Centre, Victoria Hospital, surrounded by her family, on Thursday, September 21, 2006, Freida Carolyn LAMONT (née JOHNSON) of Komoka, in her 67th year. Beloved wife of Allan LAMONT and mother of Carolyn Anne. Survived by sister Mary Anne (Don) FRANKS, sister and brothers-in-law Gordon and Dorothy LAMONT, Jack and Delores LAMONT, Helen and Harry BAIRD, and a number of nieces and nephews. Friends were received at the Elliott-Madill Funeral Home, Mount Brydges, on Monday, September 25, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service followed Tuesday from the funeral home, commencing at 1 p.m. with Rev. Don KEENLISIDE officiating. Interment Campbell Cemetery, Komoka. Donations to the Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital Foundation, or charity of your choice, would be appreciated by the family.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.peterborough.north_monaghan.peterborough.the_peterborough_examiner 2006-02-28 published
BILLINGSLEY, John Richard " Jack"
Suddenly at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Monday, February 27, 2006 in his 77th year. Beloved husband of Eileen. Dear brother of Joan and her husband Glen JOHNSON of Smith Twsp, Gary BILLINGSLEY of Campbellford and Wendy BILLINGSLEY of Peterborough. There will be a memorial service held at the Nisbett Funeral Home and Chapel, 600 Monaghan Rd. S., Peterborough on Thursday, March 2, 2006 at 11 a.m. Interment of Cremated remains to follow at Rosemount Memorial Gardens. Reception will be held at the Nisbett Reception Centre following the Interment. Donations in memory of Jack may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.peterborough.north_monaghan.peterborough.the_peterborough_examiner 2006-03-21 published
JOHNSON, Douglas G. " Doug"
At Empress Gardens Sunday March 19, 2006 in his 92nd year. Husband of the late Marjorie HORNIBROOK (1997.) Loving father of Barry JOHNSON and his wife Dianna of Orangeville and Paul JOHNSON and his wife Dawn of Markham. Predeceased by his sister Frances PEERS. Sadly missed by grandchildren Michele WEYMARK (Rod), Cheryl JOHNSON, Michael JOHNSON, Laura JOHNSON and great grandchild Daniel WEYMARK. Dear uncle of Don PEERS. Friends are invited to call at the Kaye Funeral Home "Memorial Chapel" 539 George Street North on Wednesday from 12 noon to 2: 00 p.m. Service time. Inurnment Glendale Memorial Gardens. Those wishing to commemorate "Doug" through donations please consider the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.peterborough.north_monaghan.peterborough.the_peterborough_examiner 2006-03-21 published
WEILAND, Marion Frances (née WIGMORE)
(Past member of Peterborough Theatre Guild and Eastern Ontario Drama League, G.E. Employee for 30 years and Omemee Lioness)
Passed away peacefully with her family by her side at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre - Palliative Care Unit on Saturday, March 18, 2006 in her 85th year. Predeceased by her husband E.R. (Bud) WEILAND. Loving mother of Patricia of Cannington and Terry (Barbara DAVIS) of Peterborough. Dear grandma of Nigel of Hanna, Alberta. Sister of Shirley JOHNSON (Marshall deceased) of London, Eleanor SMITH (Harry) of Saint Thomas and the late Jean PEIRCE (Frank) and Lillie HOWSON (Gerald.) Marion will be missed by her many family and Friends. A Memorial Celebration will be held at the Highland Park Visitation/Reception Centre (2510 Bensfort Road, at River Road South, 745-6984) on Monday, March 27, 2006 at 2: 00 p.m. Visitation will be held from 1: 00 until 2:00 p.m. If so desired, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Peterborough Theatre Guild. A sincere thank you to Doctor RAGAZ and all the Palliative Care Staff of the Rogers Street Site.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.peterborough.north_monaghan.peterborough.the_peterborough_examiner 2006-03-28 published
JOHNSON, Lorie Anne (née MASTERSON)
After a courageous battle with cancer at Peterborough Regional Health Centre, Palliative Care Unit, on Monday March 27, 2006. Lorie (MASTERSON) of Peterborough in her 45th year. Beloved wife of Kirk JOHNSON. Dear mother of Nathan. Beloved daughter of Gail and Donald MASTERSON. Loving sister of Karen (Randy McALLISTER) of Cobourg, Dan MASTERSON (Wanda) of Peterborough and Christopher MASTERSON (Sherry) of Millbrook. Treasured aunt to Kyle, Katie, Liam, Aidan, Eryn, Nolan and Owen. Dear friend of Lorri McCABE. Lorie was a longtime valued employee of the Kawartha Credit Union family and will be deeply missed. We would be honoured if you could share a story of Lorie in Nathan's book of memories. Lorie loved life and lived it to the fullest. "Life should Not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in an attractive and well-preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways, chocolate in one hand, beer in the other, body thoroughly used up, totally worn out and screaming… Whoohoo, What a Ride!" Friends will be received at the Nisbett Funeral Home and Chapel, 600 Monaghan Road South from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday with Parish Prayers being held at 3: 45 p.m. Funeral Mass from Saint_John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, 300 Wilson Street, Peterborough, on Thursday March 30, 2006 at 2: 00 p.m. followed by cremation. Father Bernard HEFFERNAN officiating. If desired, memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Friends may sign the on-line book of condolence at www.nisbettfuneralhome.com

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.simcoe_county.nottawasaga.collingwood.enterprise-bulletin 2006-03-01 published
SERVICE, Florence Eileen (JOHNSON)
Passed away at Creedan Valley Nursing Home, in Creemore on Thursday, February 23, 2006 at the age of 83 years. Eileen (JOHNSON) SERVICE beloved wife of the late Bill SERVICE. Dear mother of Don SERVICE and his wife Gail of Collingwood, Joan (Mrs. Ken MONAGHAN) of Collingwood, Lois (Mrs. Murray PARKS) of Ravenna, Gwen (Mrs. James PLUMMER) of Ravenna and the late Dean SERVICE. Dear sister of Les and his wife Shirley JOHNSON of Fenelon Falls, Leone THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON of Woodstock, Bernice WILLIS of Scarborough and the late Lorene HAMILTON, Harold JOHNSON, Russ JOHNSON and Earl JOHNSON. Lovingly remembered by her 10 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. Funeral services were held at the Chatterson-Long Funeral Home 404 Hurontario Street, Collingwood on Sunday, February 26, 2006 at 2 p.m. Spring Interment Singhampton Cemetery.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.simcoe_county.nottawasaga.collingwood.enterprise-bulletin 2006-03-01 published
SERVICE, Florence Eileen (JOHNSON)
Passed away at Creedan Valley Nursing Home, in Creemore on Thursday, February 23, 2006 at the age of 83 years. Eileen (JOHNSON) SERVICE be loved wife of the late Bill SERVICE. Dear mother of Don SERVICE and his wife Gail of Collingwood, Joan (Mrs. Ken MONAGHAN) of Collingwood, Lois (Mrs. Murray PARKS) of Ravenna, Gwen (Mrs. James PLUMMER) of Ravenna and the late Dean SERVICE. Dear sister of Les and his wife Shirley JOHNSON of Fenelon Falls, Leone THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON of Woodstock, Bernice WILLIS of Scarborough and the late Lorene HAMILTON, Harold JOHNSON, Russ JOHNSON and Earl JOHNSON. Lovingly remembered by her 10 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. Funeral Services were held at the Chatterson-Long Funeral Home 404 Hurontario Street, Collingwood on Sunday, February 26, 2006 at 2 p.m. Spring Interment Singhampton Cemetery.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.simcoe_county.nottawasaga.stayner.stayner_sun 2006-02-15 published
Thomas Stayner recipient loses battle with cancer
Grace FORD remembered by family, Friends at funeral Tuesday
By Michael GENNINGS, Page 1
Grace FORD, the winner of last year's Thomas Stayner Award, died on Saturday.
She was 87.
Daughter-in-law Tish FORD told The Sun on Monday that FORD died of liver, lung and bone cancer. She was diagnosed in early December and subsequently moved to Stayner Nursing Home, where she passed away on the weekend.
The award she received at last year's Stayner Chamber of Commerce Business Awards ceremony was special to her, her daughter-in-law said.
"She had that on her television in the nursing home so she could see it. She was so incredibly honoured by it," Tish FORD said.
The Thomas Stayner Award is a citizen of the year-type award created by the Chamber four years ago.
FORD told people at the ceremony it was nice to receive the award, but quickly added there were a number of others just as deserving.
Judges selected FORD based on a 14-year commitment to the Stayner Public Library Board.
Many other things she was involved with helped her win as well. FORD was a volunteer driver for the Children's Aid Society, ferrying wards to appointments and did work through United Church Women.
"Her enthusiasm toward her town and its heritage is unending, and she is an individual who possesses a very strong community spirit and has definitely made a difference to Stayner and the lives of its citizens," FORD's daughter-in-law wrote when nominating her last year.
She recounted Monday that her mother-in-law was "a very caring and outspoken person. No one pulled the wool over Grace's eyes. If she had something to say she said it. You always knew where you stood."
Grace FORD was born and raised in Stayner. She attended Byng Public School and subsequently Stayner Continuation School.
Her parents were Vern and Eva JOHNSON. FORD's dad was a tailor, who had a business where R.C. Robinson Mens Wear is now located on Main Street.
Growing up and as a young woman FORD loved to play sports.
"She played hockey, baseball, whatever was going back then she enjoyed it," Tish FORD said.
Helen HANNA, 87, FORD's best friend, recalled the first time they met.
"We've been Friends for over 75 years. They'd moved to a new house on John Street and I'd heard there were two little kids there. So I lived on John Street too and I went up the walk and there she was standing out front," HANNA said.
Growing up the two played sports together and as adults were often in each others company, HANNA said, adding she was a bridesmaid in FORD's wedding.
FORD lived most of her life in Clearview Township, except for a few brief stints, including one when she worked building airplanes for the deHavilland Aircraft Company in Toronto during the Second World War.
"She was always very good with her hands. It was not uncommon for her to fix things at my place," her friend said.
She married her husband Fred shortly after the war ended and the couple lived on a farm at Sunnidale Corners for 20-plus years, until moving back to town. The Stayner home was the one FORD grew up in as a little girl, HANNA said.
"She loved Stayner too -- it was her favourite place. She was a big believer in buying locally, which I guess stems from when her dad was in business."
HANNA noted her friend was also a good mother. She raised two boys, Tom and John.
"She also cherished every moment with her great-grandchildren and grandchildren," Tish FORD said.
In terms of entertainment she loved to play cards, although HANNA said she thinks FORD enjoyed the social aspect more than the game itself.
Reading was another favourite thing, her daughter-in-law said. FORD was a big diary writer as well and kept one since she was a youngster.
HANNA said she will miss her friend dearly.
Yesterday afternoon, a funeral service for FORD was held at the Carruthers and Davidson Funeral Home on Main Street. FORD was buried at Stayner Union Cemetery.
The family said that donations in memory of FORD can be made to the Centennial United Church Building Repair Fund, Box 385, Stayner, L0M 1S0.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-03-02 published
JOHNSON, William " Bill" A.
Died February 2, 2006. Born December 13, 1929 the only son of Fred and Meta JOHNSON (deceased) of Oshawa, Ontario. Bill is survived by his beloved partner Roberta and his four children. Many thanks to his dear friend Alice who was there for him until the end. At Bill's request, no service is to be held.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-03-02 published
Frank HERSEY, Soldier And Civic Politician (1905-2006)
In 1932, he was a young army signaler borrowed by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in its hunt for the Mad Trapper of Rat River. For weeks, he and a posse of about 20 chased a desperate gunman across the frozen wilderness
By Danny GALLAGHER, Special to The Globe and Mail, Page S7
Toronto -- Frank HERSEY was the last surviving member of a posse that tracked down the Mad Trapper of Rat River during a 240-kilometre chase along the Arctic Circle in 1932.
A party of more than 20 Mounties, soldiers, natives and trappers tracked Albert JOHNSON for weeks in -40° temperature. By the time the trek ended in the middle of a frozen river, two men were dead and two others were badly wounded. One of the wounded was Mr. HERSEY.
It all began with a complaint by trappers that JOHNSON was interfering with their trap lines. According to author Dick North, JOHNSON was probably Johnny JOHNSON, a convicted murderer from North Dakota, who set foot in Fort MacPherson, Northwest Territories, on July 9, 1931. After a series of complaints, Royal Canadian Mounted Police constables Alfred King and Joe Bernard set out in late December of 1931 to question JOHNSON. The next day, they found a cabin he was believed to use, but when one of the officers peered through a window, someone blocked it with a burlap sack.
The officers retreated and returned several days later with three additional men.
"Are you in there, Mr. JOHNSON?" Constable King shouted through the door. The fugitive responded by firing a bullet through a hole in the door, badly wounding the officer. The posse retreated, travelling 20 hours to get treatment for him.
Several days later, an even bigger party returned to lay siege to the cabin. After 15 hours of gunplay, a bomb was hurled onto the roof and the cabin collapsed. When the posse went looking for a corpse, JOHNSON stood up from a fox hole and started shooting. The siege had failed. JOHNSON disappeared into the wilderness and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police returned to Aklavik, Northwest Territories, to assemble a more sophisticated posse.
It was then that Frank HERSEY joined. A former high-school teacher from New Brunswick, he had joined the Canadian Army in 1927, spending six years in Aklavik as a communications expert, helping to construct and operate a radio station that broadcast to Edmonton. As part of the Royal Canadian Signal Regiment, he had vast experience in the North, became familiar with explosives and was a crack rifleman. He was also an experienced musher.
"My dad was chosen because he had the fastest dog team… seven huskies," said Mr. HERSEY's daughter Sheila. "He had the lead team. He was so familiar with the North and good on tracking. He was single in those days and he would always want to be doing something. He bred his dogs with wolves."
Notwithstanding his competence with dog teams, Mr. HERSEY's involvement in the manhunt marked the first time two-way radio was used by police in Canada. Another first was the use of an airplane in such an operation. While the posse travelled via dogsleds, First World War flying ace Wop MAY, an experienced bush pilot, searched from the clouds in a Bellanca monoplane equipped with skis. As a young pilot during the war, it was MAY whom the legendary Red Baron (Manfred von Richthofen) was pursuing when the German ace was downed and killed.
The search for JOHNSON was a formidable assignment. The fugitive eluded the posse in what was the coldest winter on record, using wilderness skills that seemed almost superhuman. Strapping on his snowshoes and weighed down by a backpack full of pots, pans, household goods and food, the stocky, muscular man of 35 was still capable of travelling two miles for every mile covered by the dogsleds.
At one point, the posse's advance party stumbled on a hut to be met by gunfire. JOHNSON scrambled behind a fallen tree and a two-hour interval unfolded in which nothing happened. Finally, Constable Edgar Millen became concerned that JOHNSON would escape and moved closer. JOHNSON fired several shots, striking Constable Millen in the heart. It was Mr. HERSEY who next day retrieved the body.
The pursuit went on for weeks until on February 17, Wop MAY spotted snowshoe tracks on the Eagle River and radioed Mr. HERSEY. Within hours, some of the posse caught up to JOHNSON. Going down on one knee, Mr. HERSEY shot at the desperado three times at a range of about 80 metres.
"I didn't want to kill JOHNSON. I have trouble killing flies," Mr. HERSEY once told The Quarterly, an Royal Canadian Mounted Police magazine. "I'd hit his back three times… and down he'd come and he was just disgusted with me. He reached behind and got the rifle and, bang. He hit me dead centre. I had fallen and gone over backward and down in the snow. He fired three more times at me as I lay in the snow and didn't hit me once. [I was hit] through my left knee."
Meanwhile, JOHNSON seemed untouched until finally a freak shot changed everything. An Royal Canadian Mounted Police bullet found the spare ammunition JOHNSON carried in his backpack and it exploded. JOHNSON was seriously wounded and the posse moved in for the kill. The fatal shot was a bullet in the spine. By some accounts, it was the last of 17 bullets found lodged in his body. Police recovered $2,410 in cash on him, along with gold fillings from corpses, a pocket compass, a razor, knife, fish hooks, a dead squirrel and a dead bird.
With the mission accomplished, Mr. HERSEY's life was on the line. The only man hurt in the final shootout, he was scooped up by MAY and flown to hospital in Aklavik.
"Without Mr. MAY's quick action, my dad would never have made it," his daughter Sheila said. "He was shot through the knee and the bullet then went into an elbow and into his chest. They found it embedded in flesh in his back."
The JOHNSON adventure spawned several books, including those written by Mr. North, several television productions and a fictionalized movie Death Hunt, starring Charles Bronson and Lee Marvin. Recently, it was featured on the History Channel's Manhunt series.
"Frank would always carry the bullet with him, the bullet from JOHNSON's gun," Royal Canadian Mounted Police chaplain and historian Gerry McMillan said. "Hollywood made a movie a number of years ago about the Mad Trapper but it was poorly done and far from being true to the account."
Mr. HERSEY remained in Aklavik for another year before he was transferred. Over time, he received postings to such places as Kingston, Montreal, Alberta, and Barrie, Ontario, where he eventually settled.
Drawing on his experiences in the North, the army called on him in early 1946 to participate in Exercise Muskox, a trial run to determine if snowmobiles could replace dogsleds. The 2,900-kilometre expedition ended with a reception in Edmonton in May. It was also during his army days that Mr. HERSEY had the great fortune of winning $157,000 in the Irish Sweepstakes, exceptional coin for those days. During the Second World War, he served in the army's Signal Corps Armoured Division, landing in Sicily. Somewhere along the way in Italy, he got to meet the Pope.
Mr. HERSEY retired from the army in 1955 at the age of 50 and settled in Barrie, where he became involved in local activities. Mr. HERSEY served on Barrie City Council for 16 years. He was voted Barrie's Citizen of the Year in 1960 and was a member of the local Rotary Club for close to 50 years. He was also a passionate curler until his 80s, often lying about his age so he wouldn't be passed over for bonspiels.
"If I tell them my real age, they won't pick me," he would often say.
Frank HERSEY was born on August 6, 1905, in Fredericton, New Brunswick He died in his sleep on January 1, 2006, in Elmvale, near Barrie, Ontario He was 100. He leaves his daughter, Sheila. He was predeceased by his wife, Olive, and his son, David.

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

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-03-04 published
JOHNSON, William " Bill" A.
Died February 2, 2006. Born December 13, 1929 the only son of Fred and Meta JOHNSON (deceased) of Oshawa, Ontario. Bill is survived by his beloved partner Roberta and his four children. Many thanks to his dear friend Alice who was there for him until the end. At Bill's request, no service is to be held.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-03-07 published
SERSON, Paul H.
Peacefully at Carleton Lodge on Friday, March 3rd, 2006 in his 83rd year. son of the late Harold and the late Eva SERSON. Brother of the late Harold Jr. (Ada and the late Barbara HORNYANSKY) and Elizabeth SERSON (the late John A. and the late Harry JOHNSON.) Dearly beloved husband of Margaret E. REID (née Peggy GARNHAM) and step-father to Michael, Becky (Glenn), Margaret (Bruce) and John (Ellen). Loving grandfather to Kevin, Reid, Sarah, Rachel, James and Keith. He will be sadly missed by nieces Terry, Robin, Karen and nephew Ragnar and many cousins in the area. Paul started his career at the Dominion Observatory and became Director of the Division of Geomagnetism, Department of Energy, Mines and Resources. He and his colleagues developed the Airborne Magnetometer and many other scientific inventions. Paul was also a great lover of music and played violin and viola taking part in many community quartets. Paul retired in 1981 and spent the last 6 years of his life in a nursing home. Our heartfelt thanks to the wonderful and caring staff at Carleton Lodge. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair and McGarry, 315 McLeod Street, Ottawa on Saturday, March 11th, 2006 from 12 noon until Service Time in the Chapel at 2 p.m. Reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, if desired, donations to Carleton Lodge, 55 Lodge Road K2C 3H1 would be appreciated or the N.A.C. Orchestra. Donations/Condolences/Tributes: www.mcgarryfamily.ca (613) 233-1143.

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

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-03-29 published
STRAKER, Gail Lewis Smith (formerly SMITH, née BAIRD)
Passed away on March 28, 2006, after a brief illness at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto. Dearly loved wife of Wallace Rodney STRAKER of Toronto and Cobourg. Daughter of the late Irene Pearl BAIRD and the late David H. BAIRD. Granddaughter of the late Chris and Hilda JOHNSON. Gail is survived and lovingly remembered by her former husband, Thomas Edward (Ted) SMITH and their three children: Muriel JARVIS (Tim) of St. Andrews, New Brunswick, Victoria Smith MOFFATT (Blair) of Rothesay, New Brunswick and Raymond SMITH (Marie) of New York City. She is the cherished grandmother of 7 grandchildren: Zoe WALKER of Calgary, Jordan WALKER of New Zealand, Teddy and Amelia MOFFATT of Rothesay, New Brunswick, along with Constance, Christopher and Corin SMITH of New York City. Gail leaves a sister, Norma Clumpus DELEAN (Lucien) and a brother David C. BAIRD. She is fondly remembered by her nephew and nieces Joey, Karen CLUMPUS and Jenny Clumpus GROSS. Gail was born in Sudbury, Ontario and raised in Ottawa. She graduated from the Elmwood Girls School and then attended Carleton University. Gail and her former husband Ted lived in Quebec and Oakville for many years, where they raised their family. During these years, Gail returned to school and graduated from the Ontario College of Art. She served as Director and Chairperson on the Board of Gairloch Gardens and the Art Gallery in Oakville while serving on the Board of the Canadian Centre for Philanthropies. Gail also served on the Board of the Cultural Advisory Committee for Metro Toronto and served as past Director with the Ontario Association for Curriculum Development. She was a past member of the Canadian Public Relations Society and the Toronto Downtown Rotary Club. An avid supporter of the Arts, Gail was past Director of Development and Alumni affairs at the Ontario College of Art in Toronto. Gail served as deputy Executive Director for United Nations Children's Fund Canada and coordinated fund raising programs to help children in third world countries, notably during the Year of the Child, when she organized multiple events involving dignitaries and personalities from around the world. For years, Gail worked tirelessly to promote United Nations Children's Fund's fund raising efforts, organizing conferences and delegations in Canada and abroad. She later held the position of Vice President and Director of Development at Canadian Executive Services Organization. Until the past few years, Gail was responsible for fund raising and corporate events as Director of Marketing with Save the Children - Canada. Most recently, she had been President of the Art Gallery of Northumberland County in Cobourg and Port Hope where she and her husband Rod have a home, Castle Hill, and are supporters of the Gallery. They also maintain a residence in Toronto. With her many professional accomplishments, she was, above all, a loving and devoted mother to her family. She will be deeply missed by her family and remembered in the hearts of her many Friends in Canada and around the world. The family would like to thank her doctors, nurses and the committed and caring staff at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 1st at 2 o'clock in the Church of the Redeemer, 162 Bloor Street West at Avenue Road in Toronto. Interment will take place in the spring at the family plot in Park Lawn Cemetery in Sudbury, Ontario. If desired, donations in Gail's memory may be made to Mount Sinai Hospital Fund, c/o Gail Lewis Smith Straker, 600 University Avenue, Suite #210, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X5.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-04-01 published
JOHNSON, Margo Reta (1945-2006)
Margo had a great capacity for love and laughter which she generously shared with all. She is deeply missed by her siblings Sandra (and Wayne) MARTIN of Guelph, Steve (and Margot) JOHNSON of Basking Ridge, N.J., and Dave (and Louise) JOHNSON of Oakville as well as her nieces and nephews. Margo was predeceased by loving parents Doris (née LINTON) and Lloyd JOHNSON of Guelph. Sincere gratitude is extended to Margo's many Friends and caregivers at Post Inn Village in Oakville. A private family memorial is planned. If desired, donations to Community Living North Halton, 725 Main St E, Milton, Ontario, L9T 3Z3 would be appreciated.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-04-01 published
JOHNSON, Margo Reta (1945-2006)
Margo had a great capacity for love and laughter which she generously shared with all. She is deeply missed by her siblings Sandra (and Wayne) MARTIN of Guelph, Steve (and Margot) JOHNSON of Basking Ridge, N.J., and Dave (and Louise) JOHNSON of Oakville as well as her nieces and nephews. Margo was predeceased by loving parents Doris (née LINTON) and Lloyd JOHNSON of Guelph. Sincere gratitude is extended to Margo's many Friends and caregivers at Post Inn Village in Oakville. A private family memorial is planned. If desired, donations to Community Living North Halton, 725 Main St E, Milton, Ontario, L9T 3Z3 would be appreciated.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-04-08 published
JOHNSON, Lionel " Jim"
Passed away peacefully at home on Thursday March 16, 2006. He was predeceased by Cecile, his wife of 43 years. He is survived by Sarah (Norm), grandchildren, Andrew and Samantha. Guy (Sue) and Kate (special friend Jeff). He his also survived by his sister Margaret and his good friend Helen. Jim was born in England on August 12, 1924. After serving 4 years in the Royal Navy during the war he attended the University of Leeds where he received a degree in biological science. This was followed by an agricultural science course at Cambridge University. In 1950 he became an agronomist in the agricultural department, Trinidad. In 1955 he transferred to the agricultural department in Mauritius in charge of agricultural research. During his time in Mauritius he completed the work for a M.Sc. on the integration of agricultural and fisheries. In 1958 he returned to the United Kingdom to work for a PhD at the Freshwater Biological Association in Windemere. On completion he joined the Arctic Unit of the Fisheries Research Board of Canada in Montreal. In 1967 he moved to the newly established institute of the Fisheries Research Board of Canada in Winnipeg where he remained until retiring to Vancouver Island in 1989. Jim was very active, sailing, skiing and playing tennis regularly enjoying excellent health until the age of 80. A commemoration will be held in the summer. In lieu of flowers donations to the Marine Ecology Lab in Sidney would be gratefully accepted.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-04-18 published
SINCLAIR, Barbara (née Irene Milicent YOUNG)
Of Halifax, Nova Scotia passed away on April 17, 2006. Barb was born May 10, 1920 in Swindon, Wiltshire, England, the youngest child of Gordon YOUNG of Carrigaline, County Cork, Ireland and Sarah CHALLENOR, Pontesbury, Shropshire, England. She served in the British Army during the Second World War until her marriage in 1941 to Major John Mackay SINCLAIR of New Glasgow, Nova Scotia. She arrived at Pier 21 in Halifax, Nova Scotia as a war bride in the winter of 1944, spending a few years in New Glasgow with her new family. She lived in several cities across Canada and England arriving in Ottawa in 1960. She was a long time volunteer at the Ottawa Civic Hospital, a devoted wife and mother, a wonderful and loyal friend to many with whom she maintained contact throughout her life. Barb and John enjoyed their retirement years together in Florida and Nova Scotia. She loved life, dogs, and her cottage at Melmerby Beach. We loved her for her fun, her glamour and her gracious charm. Barb is survived by her daughter Susan and husband David MITCHELL of Kelowna, British Columbia, and her son Michael and wife Joanne and son Donald and Lisa UNDERWOOD of Halifax, five grandchildren Carrie HARPER, Christine WELDER, Benjamin SINCLAIR, Jordan SINCLAIR, Lindsay SINCLAIR, five great grandchildren, her sister-in-law Janet and husband Ed HUNT, her several nieces and nephews. The last six years of her life were enriched by her Friendship with caregiver Lois PAGE. The family wishes to thank Doctor Ernest JOHNSON, the staff at The Halifax Berkley and Bayshore Health Care for their kind and compassionate care. Barb was a courageous participant in the study of Alzheimer Disease and memorials may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia in lieu of flowers. Funeral Service will be held at Little Harbour Presbyterian Church, New Glasgow 11: 00 a.m. April 22, 2006.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-05-03 published
SMITH, Margery Louise (née GOMERY)
Peacefully, and with dignity, on April 29th, 2006 in her 76th year. Beloved wife of the late Arthur Lloyd SMITH, loving mother of Leslie Diane (DEVINS,) Susan Mary (FOSTER,) David Arthur and Kevin Lloyd. Cherished sister of Frances (Allen). Predeceased by her mother Gwendolyn Gladys JOHNSON, her father, Geoffrey Godwin GOMERY and her sister Joanne Rosemary GOODYEAR. Sadly missed by grandchildren Caren, Jason, Kristen, Ryan, Angela, Olivia and Spencer. Friends will be received at the Neweduk Funeral Home "Mississauga Chapel" 1981 Dundas St. W. (one block east of Erin Mills Pkwy.) from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, May 5th. In celebration of Margery's life, a private graveside service will take place at Springcreek Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be gratefully appreciated. Condolences dsmith01@sympatico.ca Neweduk Funeral Home 905-828-8000 www.neweduk.com

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-05-17 published
McPHEDRAN, Mabel (December 18, 1924-May 15, 2006)
Perhaps the rigours of Mabel's early loss of her father on the harsh Saskatchewan prairie gave her the seemingly indomitable will to live that brought her through two open heart surgeries and other serious operations, with her flair for life. Felled by a sudden, massive stroke in April, Mabel defied predictions and remained lucid to say dignified and humorous good-byes to many beloved Friends and family members. She was in a coma for a time then slipped away near midnight on May 15, British Columbia time. Survived by her cherished husband of 62 years, John Alexander McPHEDRAN (Jack) - who excited, challenged and loved her passionately to her final days, as Mom and Nana, she will be missed by her daughters Marilou (Darryl PECK,) grand_sons Jonathan and David McPhedran WAITZER, Betty Ann (Don ROCAN), Edith Mae (Brian JOHNSON), granddaughters Chelsey and Alexandra McPHEDRAN. Beautiful to the end, Mabel's rich history with Jack began in high school in Stonewall, Manitoba, continued in the cramped World War 2 veterans' trailer park at Guelph University where Mabel worked as a secretary to support Jack's veterinary studies, and then in Neepawa, Manitoba where Mabel co-managed Jack's large animal practice, shared his love of flying, volunteered in Air Cadets and the International Association of Parliamentarians, raised their three daughters, oversaw a quirky menagerie of pets and played golf, a long-loved sport she continued in subsequent homes in Winnipeg, Manitoba and Qualicum Beach, British Columbia. To allow Friends and family to plan to attend if possible, a celebration of Mabel's life will be held at a later date.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-05-20 published
HAWKEN, William Cullen, Q.C.
Peacefully at Saint_Joseph's Hospital, Hamilton, on Thursday, May 18, 2006 at the age of 69. Beloved husband of Margaret (née O'GRADY.) Loved father of William Cullen HAWKEN, Christopher Paul HAWKEN and his wife Terri-Anne and Joseph Anthony HAWKEN, all of Burlington. Cherished grandfather of Lydia. Dear brother of Barbara and her husband Doctor John JOHNSON of Hamilton and Katherine and her husband George DEMBROSKI of Toronto. Predeceased by his parents Doctor William Cullen HAWKEN and Gladys HAWKEN. Bill will also be sadly missed by his nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. Bill maintained a Law Practice with Kerr and Hawken in Burlington since 1968. Member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, Chair of Animal Review Board of Ontario, Former Trustee and Chair of Halton Catholic District School Board, Founding Member of the Burlington Youth Residence, Former Board Member of Halton Children's Aid Society. Visitation at Smith's Funeral Home, 1167 Guelph Line (one stoplight north of Queen Elizabeth Way), Burlington (905-632-3333), Monday 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Saint_John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, Brant Street (at Blairholm), on Tuesday, May 23, 2006, at 10: 30 a.m. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Burlington. Vigil Monday 8: 30 p.m. at the Funeral Home. www.smithsfh.com

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-06-05 published
ANSINGH, Carl H.
Carl H. ANSINGH, in his 95th year, in Saint Thomas on Wednesday, May 31, 2006. Dear husband for 68 years of Loraine (DALTON.) Father of the late Jane GREENLAW (Charlie) and father of Carl (Valerie.) Grandfather of Scott and Jeff (Tiffany) GREENLAW, Karen JOHNSON (Paul) and Christine COATES (Scott) and great-grandfather of Taylor, Bradley, Cameron, Ryan and Jackson. He was born in England on October 21, 1911 and was the former President of P.L. Robertson Corporation in Milton, Ontario. He has spent many happy years of retirement enjoying his family and pursuing his great interest in gardening and metal arts. Cremation has taken place. If desired, memorial donations may be made to Valleyview Home, 350 Burwell Road, Saint Thomas N5P 0A3.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-06-08 published
HURD, Roy Lloyd
Roy died on Saturday, June 3, 2006. He was predeceased by his wife Margaret with whom he had a long and loving marriage. He was subsequently blessed by a very happy marriage to Helen who mourns his passing. Wanda PEARSE (Chas) and Barbara SPEAR said goodbye to their big brother with great sadness as did Ken JOHNSON of Parry Sound. Susan (Alan), Dennis (Sue), Donald (Brenda), Larry (Anne) and Gordon (Karen) and their families look back on a wonderful family life of so many years and will miss their Dad greatly. Sixteen grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren remember Gramps with much love. Queen's University transformed a mining career in Northern Ontario into a series of international business successes, and Roy remained a Queen's man all his life. We say farewell to a man of great intelligence, dignity, humour and kindness and above all, to a man who lived for and loved his family. In lieu of flowers, a donation to a charity of your choice would be very much appreciated. Family and Friends are invited to a memorial reception to honour Roy, Monday, June 12 at Valley Lounge, 3800 Yonge Street (west side of Yonge, south of York Mills subway). Municipal parking available adjacent to Miller Tavern.

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

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-09-18 published
HARVEY, Dona Marie (née FLINT)
At Woodingford Lodge, Woodstock on Monday, September 11, 2006, Dona Marie HARVEY, formerly of Toronto, in her 79th year. Predeceased by her loving husband, James Murdoch HARVEY (November 23, 2005.) Survived by her sisters "Babs" Irene JOHNSON and "Mimi" Madeleine KENT, and by her children and grandchildren: Douglas HARVEY (Pat and their children Jason and Cameron) of Ottawa, James E. HARVEY (Juene and their children Danielle and Benjamin) of Hanover, Brenda ENGEL (Dan and their children Sarah and Clayton) of Michigan, Linda STEINER (Joseph F. and their children Julia and Joseph J.) of Woodstock, and Peter HARVEY (Carmen and their children John and Katherine) of Timmins. A graduate of Humberside Collegiate in 1945 (class valedictorian), Dona received her Diploma in Occupational Therapy from the University of Toronto in 1947. She and Jim were married at the University's Hart House Chapel on June 24, 1950. Dona was a strong, supportive and loving sister, wife, mother, grandmother and friend. We will miss her. Celebrations of her life will take place at the farm, and her parent's graveside, Christ Church, Batteau. If desired, in memory of Dona Marie, donations to the University of Toronto Occupational Therapy Alumni Trust, the University of Toronto Senior Alumni Association, or a charity of your choice would be appreciated and may be made through the Smith-LeRoy Funeral Home, Woodstock, (519) 537-3611. Personal condolences and memorial donations may be sent at www.smithleroy.com

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-09-23 published
KITNEY, Florence Elaine
Passed away at Trillium Health Centre, Mississauga, on Monday, September 18th in her 93rd year. Devoted wife of the late Rev. Charles George KITNEY, who served with her husband in the United Church of Canada and the Presbyterian Church in Trinidad. Loving mother of Lynne PROWER and husband Tony, Carol KITNEY and late husband Peter JOHNSON, Richard KITNEY and wife Moina and John KITNEY and wife Karen. Grandmother of Jeremy and Adrian SHORT, Andrew and Robert HESS, Shelagh, Christopher and Nerissa KITNEY and Justin and Kathryn KITNEY. Great-Grandmother of Ella SHORT. Dear sister of Pauline HILL. Elaine will be remembered by many with whom she worked in Trinidad through her ministry of music, her leadership in youth and women's groups and her boundless support for her 'family' which extended well beyond her four children. A memorial service will be held at Fairbank United Church, 2750 Dufferin Street, Toronto on Saturday, October 21st at 2: 00 p.m. If desired, donations can be made in Elaine's memory to World Development and Relief (United Church Mission and Service Fund) or to Amnesty International. Arrangements entrusted with the Thorne Funeral Home in Cannington. (705-432-2672).

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-09-23 published
SHAW, Maxine Marjorie (née JOHNSON)
(February 1, 1924-September 14, 2006)
Maxine passed away quietly on September 14, 2006 after a long, courageous struggle with Parkinson's disease. She will be sadly missed by her family, and many loving Friends. Maxine was born in North Vancouver Hospital and lived in an Ambleside beach cottage until her family moved to the University Endowment Lands. She was one of the first graduates of University Hill School, then Home Economics at University of British Columbia, and was a member of the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. She worked as a hospital dietician and high school teacher in Kelowna, and Jericho School until her marriage. Her Norwegian heritage inspired her love of travel, the arts, and adventure. Her life was full - from skiing on Hollyburn and Whistler, boating with her father on the 'Far West', hiking with Friends and family, sketching her Friends on Spanish banks, to camelriding on three continents. Her love of learning and teaching kept her young all her life. She was an accomplished artist, and was launched on this path in her teens, studying with A.Y. Jackson at the. Banff School of Fine Arts. He taught her to be 'bolder with her strokes', and she took this advice to heart. Maxine's volunteer accomplishments include co-founding and serving as the first president of the Contemporary Arts Society of Vancouver which brought such luminaries as Andy Warhol, and Donald Judd to Vancouver. She worked with the Vancouver Art Gallery board at the first Georgia Street site, and was a patron and benefactor to many local cultural programs. Maxine is survived by her loving children Lauren (Danny COX,) Julie (Steven KELLOUGH,) and Eric (Gillian,) and her grandchildren Alan and Emma COX, Melea and Linden KELLOUGH, and Jessica and Rachael SHAW. We've all learned so much about the beauty of the world from you Mom. The family wishes to extend its love to Maxine's angel of the past 10 years, Melba Delos Santos. Thank you to the many caregivers, nurses from Evergreen, Pacific Spirit, and Saint Paul's Hospital Palliative Care. A special thank you to Doctor John Sloan for your many years of caring. A celebration of Maxine's life is planned at the Chan Centre (University of British Columbia Campus - 6265 Crescent Road) on Saturday, October 14, 2006, from 1: 00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family would request donations in Maxine's name to the Pacific Parkinson's Research Institute at 604-681-5031 or email info@pacificparkinsons.org.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-09-28 published
Martin POYSER, Hairdresser And Athlete: (1965-2006)
Hairstylist from Toronto's chic Yorkville who ran marathons to raise money for children in undeveloped countries was felled by a heart attack
By Alex DOBROTA, Page S9
Toronto -- As Martin POYSER finished the 2003 Chicago Marathon, he had two reasons to feel proud: His effort had raised a hefty sum for a children's charity and he had run his first big race. On Sunday, the Toronto hairdresser ran his last. He died less than a kilometre from the finish line.
He used his first attempt to raise money for a Paraguayan boy and that thought pushed him to the end of the 41-kilometre route. "Three-quarters of the way through, my legs were starting to feel pretty tired," he told the Christian Children's Fund. "Then the thought of my little guy crossed my mind and I said to myself: 'You know what? This is a good cause. I [have] to do this.' "
Mr. POYSER's death left empty his hairdresser chair at a high-scale Yorkville salon, where he attracted a network of female confidants who admired his tall, muscular frame. His clientele ranged from the banker to the artist to the house wife. His gift for listening made him privy to his clients' deepest secrets; he acted simultaneously as a surrogate husband, a confidant and a workout mate. He was known as "Uncle Martin" to their children.
Martin POYSER grew up in Stourbridge, a town in England's West Midlands. He took up his first job at 10, as a milkman's helper. Martin would run back and forth to the milk vehicle, carrying carts and milk bottles across the streets of his town, said his sister Tina POYSER, who lives in England. While he enjoyed physical activity, the boy always shunned team sports.
His father tried unsuccessfully to initiate him to football and cricket. "I would be left watching the football and he would go play on the swings," Trevor POYSER recalled with a laugh.
As a boy, young Martin was dedicated to his two grandmothers. He also preferred the company of a sister four years his senior to that of other boys of his own age. Tina and Martin were inseparable.
The brother even followed his sister on her first date to a James Bond movie. "Martin sat in between me and the guy all the way through the film and kept his eyes on this guy every time he tried to sneak his arm over Martin to touch mine," Ms. POYSER recalled. "He was determined he wasn't going to give up his place."
After he finished high school, Mr. POYSER studied at a business college for two years, but shrank at the thought of spending his life in an office. At 18, he decided to step into his sister's footsteps and enrolled in a hairdressing school.
After graduating, he spent two years tending the hair of vacationers on a Mediterranean cruise ship and returned home with a passion for travel. In the late 1980s, he decided to experience the bite of a Canadian winter and moved to Collingwood, Ontario, to work as a hairdresser.
"He was the type of guy who wanted to see the world," said Martin KING, Mr. POYSER's life partner. "His initial plan was to spend some time in Canada but he ended up staying."
Eventually, his hairdressing talents got him noticed by the André Pierre hair salon in Toronto's Yorkville neighbourhood. He was offered a job and quickly made a name for himself as a skilled and versatile practitioner.
But it was his sense of humour and his knack for putting a client at ease that made him popular with Yorkville denizens. It wasn't long before his clients had to book several weeks in advance to ensure a place on his busy agenda.
"Getting a haircut suddenly became this really fun experience because the hairdresser was fabulously fun," said Michelle JOHNSON, a 38-year-old sculptor. "A really quirky laugh, and he [was] very handsome, too."
Mr. POYSER and Ms. JOHNSON became Friends shortly after the first time she sat in his chair for a haircut in the early 1990s. They would talk on the phone at least three times a week and see each other almost daily over a glass of wine or a coffee. "I used to call him so much sometimes, that I would call myself the 'nagging wife.' "
She was not alone. More than a half-dozen clients and co-workers called Mr. POYSER their confidant. Around 1996, when he quit his job at André Pierre, many of them followed him to his new workplace, Hair Excel on Cumberland Street.
During Mr. POYSER's shifts, the salon became a meeting place filled with the chatter and laughter.
"Martin was my husband No. 2," said his colleague, Jeanette UEBERHOLZ, 38. "He filled in the parts that my husband couldn't."
He routinely took her out on dance nights and lent himself to the role of a playmate for her two daughters. He even accompanied Ms. UEBERHOLZ to her prenatal classes, Ms. JOHNSON said.
For Mr. POYSER, who was never a father, his Friends filled the gap of the family he left behind in England. They would religiously attend the parties he threw at his Riverdale house on Easter, Thanksgiving and during the summer season to drink and eat heartily. At one of these parties, Mr. POYSER turned the vegetable drawer of his refrigerator into a massive sangria pitcher.
In 2003, Mr. POYSER decided to leave his Friends for a month to backpack across Myanmar, formerly known as Burma. He wanted to witness how people lived in the South-Asian country governed by a military regime.
When he returned to Toronto, moved by his experiences, he contacted the Christian Children's Fund and ended up sponsoring Enrique, a seven-year-old boy who lived with 20 family members in a three-bedroom house in a Paraguay village. The money Mr. POYSER raised in Chicago funded another bedroom for Enrique's home and a water pump for the community. Altogether, he raised $3,000 to improve the boy's squalid living conditions.
"The part he liked best is that they used some of the money to buy the little boy a bicycle," Ms. JOHNSON said.
Mr. POYSER continued running, though his marathons in 2004, 2005 and 2006 were not meant as fundraisers.
He trained with his Friends, running along Lakeshore Boulevard. The group used to stop at a coffee shop on Queen Street East for a latté.
His partner, Mr. KING, never really liked his new activity because he knew Mr. POYSER had a bad knee, but he also knew he could not be dissuaded.
His father had also tried. "At the age of 41, it's old to do that," Trevor POYSER told his son.
"Dad, you need to get more exercise," the son answered back.
On Sunday, as Mr. POYSER attempted to finish half the 41-kilometre distance of the Scotia Bank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, he collapsed on the corner of Wellington and Bay streets, within 800 metres of the finish line.
Martin POYSER was born February 11, 1965, in Stourbridge, England. He died of a heart attack Sunday in Toronto. He is survived by his sister, Tina, his mother, Christine Bunn, and his father, Trevor POYSER. He also leaves his partner, Martin King.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-09-29 published
WEBBER, Estelle Rachel
Passed away quietly on Saturday the 23rd day of September, 2006 in her 103rd year at Extendicare Brampton. She was truly an amazing woman who was predeceased by her husband Geoffrey and her five sisters and three brothers. She will be sadly missed by her son The Honourable John Brunton WEBBER and wife Janet Lea (JOHNSON). She is fondly remembered by her granddaughter Wendy, husband Dan, and their children Mallory and Walton of Kitchener and by her grand_son Michael, wife Katherine, and their children Rachel and Avery of Burlington. The sensitive and gentle care provided by the staff at Extendicare Brampton is deeply appreciated by the family. A service in the memory of her life will be held at Christ Church Anglican, 4 Elizabeth St. North, Brampton, Ontario, on Monday the 2nd day of October, 2006 at 11 a.m., followed by visitation with the family at a reception in the church. The family requests that no flowers be sent. If so desired, donations to the charity of your choice will be appreciated.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-10-11 published
GALE, David
Suddenly at Saint Michael's Hospital on Thursday, October 5, 2006. David, dear uncle of Nina (Michael PRATT,) Richard and Jennifer. Dear friend of June ARDIEL, Alex CAPON, Chris JOHNSON, Robert COKE and Carl PARENT. The family will receive Friends at the Humphrey Funeral Home - A.W. Miles Chapel, 1403 Bayview Avenue (south of Eglinton Avenue East), from 7-9 on Thursday, October 12th. The funeral service will be held in the chapel on Friday, October 13th at 3 o'clock with a reception to follow in the Leaside Room. The interment of David's cremated remains will be held on Monday, October 16th at 10 o'clock in Mount Pleasant Cemetery.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-10-14 published
STAPELLS, Beverley (née ECHLIN)
Suddenly at her home in Toronto on Tuesday, October 10, 2006. Beloved wife of Bredin STAPELLS. Much loved mother of Victoria and her husband Richard JOHNSON of Seville, Spain, Alexandra "Lala" of Paris, France and Elizabeth of Port Hope, Ontario. Inspiring Nun (Noon) of grandchildren Adrian, Alejandra and Nina. Dear sister of Claire-Anne and her husband José SANTOS of Spain and their children children Kate, Joseph, Paul, Eric, Magdalena and Ana. Colourful sister-in-law of Tony STAPELLS and his daughter Amanda. She touched the lives of people and leaves many Friends. Born in Toronto with family roots in the Niagara Fruit Belt. Organized World War 2 fundraising at Humberside Collegiate with a close knit group of girlfriends and the group continues to meet monthly. A graduate in Honours History '48 from Victoria College, U. of T., Beverley had a lifelong love of words which enriched her career as a Globe and Mail reporter in the mid 40's. In addition to raising a family, her passion for politics led her into being an active member of the Canadian Institute for International Affairs and campaigning for social issues. A creative Canadiana teacher in the Education Dept. at the Royal Ontario Museum, she then focused on West Asian and Islamic Galleries after a life changing trip to Iran in 1978. She became an ardent student in the Islamic Dept., U. of T. in the 80's and most recently returned to her joy of poetry in the Academy for Lifelong Learning. Although Beverley and Bredin travelled to many parts of the world and connected with people from all walks of life, their home will always remains within the same block of Toronto. There will be a gathering of Friends on Tuesday, October 17th from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Alumni Hall, Victoria College (Old Vic Bldg.). In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Senior Peoples' Resource in North Toronto (tel. 416-481-6411 ext. 243) or Doctors Without Borders (tel. 416-964-0619). "So look you well to this day, for it is the life of life." Khalidasa

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-10-23 published
MARKHAM, Ralph
Suddenly and tragically as a result of an automobile accident on Friday, October 20, 2006 Ralph MARKHAM, beloved husband of Margaret in his 77th year. Loving father of Sandra and her husband Paul JOHNSON, Elaine and her husband Randy MATTHEWS, Julie MARKHAM and step-father of Andy and his wife Tracey McINTYRE, Andra and her husband Gord CARLEY and Amber and her husband Wayne MARTIN. Cherished grandfather of 11 and dear brother of Clyde MARKHAM. Friends may call at the Marshall Funeral Home, 10366 Yonge Street, Richmond Hill (4th traffic light north of Major Mackenzie Dr.) for visitation on Tuesday, October 24, 2006 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, October 25, 2006 at 11 a.m. from Saint Mary's Anglican Church, 10030 Yonge Street, Richmond Hill (enter off of Major Mackenzie Dr.). Interment Elgin Mills Cemetery, Richmond Hill. If so desired, donations may be made to World Vision Lanka or to support a musical organization of your choice in Ralph's memory.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-10-24 published
JOHNSON, Arnold L., M.D.
Dr. Arnold JOHNSON passed away on October 19th at McMaster Medical Centre after a brief illness, in his 94th year. He is survived by his wife Anne, son Philip (Jane), daughter Nancy (Sandy) grandchildren Niky and Keith (Tracy). He served aboard a Royal Canadian Navy destroyer in World War 2, and became a pioneer in Canadian cardiology. He performed the first heart catheterization in Canada for the investigation of congenital heart disease, pioneered the first implantable cardiac pacemaker, and established the first comprehensive hospital-based cardio-pulmonary resuscitation program. He joined McMaster in 1974, leading the creation of the Regional Cardiovascular Program. Friends are invited to a memorial celebration of his remarkable life on Friday October 27th at 11 a.m. at the Marlatt Funeral Home, 615 Main Street East, Hamilton. Reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice, or to the McMaster University Arnold L. Johnson Chair in Health Care Ethics, Development Office, 1280 Main St. W., DTC-125, Hamilton L8S 4L8.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-10-26 published
Canadian Football League player JOHNSON later coached McMaster
Canadian Press, Page S3

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-10-27 published
JOHNSON, Ray, 72
Canadian Press, Page S9
Varsity linesman played for Edmonton Eskimos
Hamilton, Ontario -- Former Western Mustangs star lineman and Canadian Football League player Ray JOHNSON died on Tuesday of unknown causes. He was 72.
Mr. JOHNSON was drafted by the Edmonton Eskimos in 1958 after an all-star varsity career at the University of Western Ontario. He played for the Eskimos from 1958 to 1960. After his Canadian Football League career, he joined the McMaster Marauders in 1965 as an assistant coach. He took over as head coach in 1969 and held that position for 11 seasons (1969-71 and 1973-80).
Mr. JOHNSON was also a two-time president of Ontario University Athletics and a member of the Canadian Interuniversity Sport board of directors.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-11-01 published
BEGG, Adele Florence (TEMPLETON)
Del departed peacefully after a brief illness, at the Royal Jubilee Hospital in Victoria, British Columbia, on October 27, 2006. Predeceased by her husband Neil B. BEGG, a long time Nestle sales manager, her parents and her brother Carson H. TEMPLETON. She is survived by her nieces, Bev JOHNSON (and husband Earl,) Colleen TEMPLETON and Helen OLSON, nephews, Neil TEMPLETON, Jim BEGG and Don BEGG. Great-nephew Rory NIELD and sister-in- law Laurie TEMPLETON. A celebration of Del's life will be held Thursday, November 9, 2006, at 3 p.m. at Goward House, 2495 Arbutus Rd., Victoria, V8N 1V9.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-11-04 published
BEGG, Adele Florence
Del departed peacefully after a brief illness, at the Royal Jubilee Hospital in Victoria, British Columbia, on October 27, 2006. Predeceased by her husband Neil B. BEGG, a long time Nestle sales manager, her parents and her brother Carson H. TEMPLETON. She is survived by her nieces, Bev JOHNSON (and husband Earl,) Colleen TEMPLETON and Helen OLSON, nephews, Neil TEMPLETON, Jim BEGG and Don BEGG. Great-nephew Rory NIELD and sister-in-law Laurie TEMPLETON. A celebration of Del's life will be held Thursday, November 9, 2006, at 3 p.m. at Goward House, 2495 Arbutus Rd., Victoria, V8N 1V9.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-11-10 published
MARSHALL, Helen Violet (née JOHNSON)
Royal Canadian Air Force Veteran of World War 2 1943-1945
(November 17, 1924-October 31, 2006)
Passed away unexpectedly at the North York General Hospital having just been diagnosed with lung cancer. Helen will be remembered as a caring, private person with a keen sense of humour who loved good books and live theatre. She will be sadly missed by daughters Laurie (Eaton) of Calgary and Heather MARSHALL of Oshawa; brother Eric (Joan) BIERGARD; sister Anne (Dale) WARRINER; her good friend Dolly KETOLA (John) as well as numerous neices and nephews. A small private memorial will be held at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to: The Simple Alternative Funeral Center 416-441-1580

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-12-01 published
KALLIN, Nils Fredrik (June 17, 1906-November 28, 2006)
Order of Vasa, Order of St. Olav Former Honorary Consul General of Sweden, Former President of S.K.F. Canada
At Toronto General Hospital. Beloved husband of Inga-Karin KALLIN. Loving father of Margareta RAWLINS and her husband Edward, Helena JOHNSON and her husband Patrick, and Freddie KALLIN and his wife Anne. Dear grandfather of Anders RAWLINS and his wife Victoria, and Jeremy RAWLINS, Christopher, Nanna, and Stefan JOHNSON, and Megan and Robert KALLIN, and great-grandfather of Kaylin RAWLINS. Funeral Service will be held at the Agricola Lutheran Church, 25 Old York Mills Rd., on Tuesday, December 5, 2006 at 2: 00 p.m. Cremation. Nils' cremated remains will be taken home to Sweden at a later date. In lieu of flowers donations to the Swedish Lutheran Church of Toronto, 25 Old York Mills Rd., Toronto, Ontario M2P 1B5 would be appreciated.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-12-05 published
Details emerge about 401 deaths
By Hayley MICK and Omar EL AKKAD, Page A16
The family of a woman who clutched her toddler and leaped from an overpass onto Highway 401 was rocked yesterday by the news of their deaths, homicide investigators say.
Almost 24 hours after Andrea JOHNSON and her son, Sulla GENUA, died just west of the Toronto Zoo, family members were still hearing the terrible news from Toronto police investigators.
Sulla's father was among those investigators spoke with yesterday.
"He's obviously upset," said Detective Mike BARSKY of the Toronto police homicide squad. "This is a tragedy."
The detective refused to comment on the nature of the relationship between Ms. JOHNSON and the boy's father, who was not identified.
For most of yesterday, the identities of Ms. JOHNSON, 30, and Sulla, 2, had remained a mystery to police: the woman had not been carrying identification when she jumped just after 7 p.m. Sunday, and no Friends or relatives had reported the pair missing.
Police also revealed more details about what happened Sunday evening on the Morningside Avenue overpass, where bloodied concrete and a small a bouquet of red flowers -- tied to a railing by an anonymous person -- were the only signs early yesterday that a tragedy had occurred there hours earlier.
Toronto Transit Commission bus drivers helped police piece together the final part of the woman's trip to the bridge over the highway. She and the toddler boarded the bus -- Route 116 on Morningside Avenue -- at Sheppard Avenue after transferring from another bus, police said.
Just before 7, she and the boy disembarked at the corner of Morningside and Midland Avenues. After big-box stores gave way to a grassy buffer littered with Slurpee straws and pop cans, she reached a bridge spanning 16 lanes of Highway 401.
According to police, Ms. JOHNSON climbed over a railing and stood for a moment on a small, half-moon-shaped ledge, which juts over traffic pouring west at more than 100 kilometres an hour.
witnesses: said she was holding the boy, said Detective Sergeant Chris BUCK of the Toronto police homicide squad.
At about 7: 10, several motorists on the overpass noticed the unfolding scene and dialled 911, he said. A few parked their vehicles, leaped out and moved quickly toward the woman, he said. One man spoke to her. "It was a short conversation," Det. Sgt. BUCK said. She appeared calm, he said.
Before anyone could reach her, the woman leaped, he said.
Police said both were hit by more than one vehicle. Bloody marks stretched some 30 metres along the pavement, suggesting one or more people had been dragged. Police said Ms. JOHNSON died on the highway; Sulla was pronounced dead at Sunnybrook Hospital.
An autopsy yesterday found Ms. JOHNSON died of multiple trauma Sulla, who stood three feet tall, died of blunt-impact head trauma.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-12-06 published
A devoted mother's tragic decision
By Omar EL AKKAD and Hayley MICK, Page A1
Toronto -- By all accounts, Andrea JOHNSON was the perfect mother right up to the moment she killed herself and her two-year-old son.
Family and Friends described 30-year-old Ms. JOHNSON as an incredibly dedicated mother yesterday, two days after she wrapped her arms around her child, Sulla GENUA, and leaped off an overpass onto the 401.
Daniel JOHNSON described his daughter as "the greatest" mother, totally devoted to Sulla.
"There was a bond between them," Mr. JOHNSON said from his home in Brampton. "You'd never see one without the other."
But those who knew her also spoke of a woman under enormous pressure, and who often suffered bouts of depression. "She'd been very depressed for a while, on and off," Linette BATTICKS, Ms. JOHNSON's mother, said yesterday.
Weeping, she taped a photo of Ms. JOHNSON to the railing on Morningside Avenue bridge where the lives of her daughter and Sulla came to an end. Since Sunday night, a small shrine has grown at the spot.
Amid flower bouquets and a dozen stuffed animals, a child had penned a note attached to a teddy bear that read: "This lady must have believed that there was no future for her and her son. I wish she would have asked for help."
Ms. JOHNSON moved out of a women's shelter in the east end of the city about seven months ago. Against all odds, she succeeded in securing a $700-a-month, one-bedroom apartment on Eglinton Avenue West above a clothing boutique. At the time, K.D. SINGH, the landlord and owner of the boutique, had five potential tenants. Ms. JOHNSON was the only one without a job -- her references were three relatives and a social worker from the women's shelter.
Figuring Ms. JOHNSON needed the apartment more than any of the other applicants, Mr. SINGH picked her. For the next six months, he says, she always paid her rent on the first or second day of the month.
"She was very proud, very self-respecting. She lived within her means," he said. "I see some people, they come [to the clothing store] and they say, 'I want this and I want this.' Not her."
Her neighbours also came to know how proud she was. Whenever any of them offered to help carry Sulla's stroller up the stairs, she politely declined. Mr. SINGH said that every once in a while, "a white man," possibly the boy's father, would come by to pick up Sulla.
Ms. JOHNSON's life revolved around her toddler. Most days, she took him to a nearby park, then a library.
She had a degree in political science from the University of Ottawa, according to an uncle identified only as Harold. But she didn't have a job. Indeed, Mr. SINGH says, she didn't seem like she wanted one. He says he offered once to help her find work, but she said her entire day was spent taking care of Sulla. Besides, she added, if she did get a job, daycare costs would eat up everything she made.
The attention seemed to have paid off -- relatives described Sulla as a very intelligent child, fluent in English and French, like his mother.
"She really took care of that kid," Mr. SINGH said. "Everything was around that kid."
Her father agreed, adding: "Andrea was the greatest. I love her dearly." But asked why she might have committed suicide, Mr. JOHNSON said he had no answers. He said he spoke to his daughter recently she said she felt "okay."
"I'm not sure we'll know why she did what she did. We're just searching for answers right now," he said.
Homicide detectives continue to investigate what they have classified as a murder-suicide. Detective Sergeant Chris BUCK refused to comment on any details. "It's a tragic situation and I'm not going to embellish on the personal lives of anyone involved in it," he said.
Sulla's father and his relatives have kept their feelings private. "We're not going to say anything right now," a male relative said yesterday.
It appears no one foresaw what Ms. JOHNSON planned to do Sunday. Police pleaded with the public for almost a day before any relatives came forward. Ms. JOHNSON was not carrying any identification when she jumped off the Morningside overpass, making it that much more difficult to find relatives.
Mr. SINGH last saw Ms. JOHNSON on Saturday. She had come to tell him she would be a bit late with the rent this month. Maybe next Saturday or Sunday, she told him. He says he didn't mind.
As was the case almost every time he met her, Ms. JOHNSON seemed fine, Mr. SINGH said. She was her usual self, full of confidence. Had he seen any signs she was planning to do what she did the next day, he would have called police, he said.
But having watched her struggle to take care of her son over the past seven months, Mr. SINGH says he knew Ms. JOHNSON's life was by no means easy.
"She had the whole pressure of the world on her, and she never showed it," he said. "She never complained."

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-12-14 published
YOUNG, Herbert (October 7, 1922-December 13, 2006)
Herb YOUNG, beloved son of the late Norman and Clara YOUNG of Guelph. Loving father of Suzanne Patricia (Douglas LEITH) of Southampton, and Peter Andrew ("Lisa" Mary Elizabeth JOHNSON) of Owen Sound. Adoring grandfather of Gillian, Meredith, and Andrew MARR - all of Toronto. Survived by his adored and loving wife Ruth (Sharpe) of Stirling and Belleville. Survived also by his brothers, Joseph (Audrey) and Lloyd (Beatrice) of Guelph. Pre-deceased by his sister Ann (Lou), and brothers Sidney (Ruth) of Toronto, George (Shirley) of Kitchener, and Maurice (Muriel) of Guelph, and his first wife Doreen (DICKSON/DIXON) of Southampton. Survived also by many loving nieces, nephews and their families. Herb had a special place in his heart for his four-legged Friends - Sammy, Ginger and Apollo. Herb will be sadly missed by his close network of family, Friends and colleagues in the communities where he lived, worked and played. Herb lived in Guelph, Oshawa, Oakville, Windsor and Belleville. He spent his summers at the family cottage at Southampton on Lake Huron enjoying tennis and fishing with family and Friends. In Belleville, he was a longtime member of the Harbour Club and enjoyed playing squash and tennis with is many Friends and associates. Herb graduated from Guelph C.V.I. in 1941 and was awarded Ontario's largest scholarship, the Col. John McRae Scholarship to the U of T. Two years later, in June, 1943, he decided to leave university and enlisted in the Army, serving as a Lieutenant attached to the Royal Canadian regiment (R.C.R.), until the end of W.W.2. However, when the war in Europe ended in May, 1945, the Canadian government decided to create a new Airborne Division, made up of volunteers, to serve in the Far East where the war in the Pacific against Japan was still raging. Again, Herb volunteered, and was sent to Vernon, British Columbia where he was appointed Acting Captain, Second-in-Command, and Company Training Officer of "A" Company, #3-Infantry Training Battalion, #2-Pacific Training Brigade. When the war ended, Herb returned to the U of T., graduating in 1947 with a B.Sc. degree in Chemical Engineering. He was initially employed for three years by Fiberglass Canada Ltd. at Newark, Ohio and at its newly built plant in Sarnia. He spent three years as a Management Consultant with J.D. Woods and Gordon, followed by sixteen years with affiliated companies, with the final seven years as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of the Dominion Forging Co., Windsor, Ontario, the largest steel forging company in Canada. During this period, he was also a director in a number of additional companies including The Braun Engineering Co. of Detroit, International Tools Ltd. of Windsor, Welland Electric Steel Foundry Ltd. of Welland, and Security Capital Corp. of Toronto. He was also director of the Canadian Automotive Parts Manufacturing Association and the only Canadian director of the American Drop Forging Association. While residing in Windsor, he was a member of the Beach Grove Golf and Country Cub and the Detroit Athletic Club. In 1970, after having had a lifetime interest in education, he accepted the presidency of Loyalist College of Applied Arts and Technology in Belleville, a fledging new Ontario community college. He served in that position until his retirement in 1988. He served the Ontario College system as a member and as chairman of a number of committees. In 1986, while Chairman of the Committee of Ontario College Presidents, he was part of a small Ontario delegation sent to Nanjing, capital of Jiangsu province, China to arrange to "twin" the Ontario college system and to arrange for a student exchange with similar educational institutions in that province. In 1989, as the countries of Eastern Europe were freeing themselves from 50 years of Communism and from Russia rule, it became obvious that they would require considerable assistance from the "West", including Canada. Herb, having travelled extensively in Europe in the past, and wishing to utilize his industrial and educational experience in this endeavour, offered his services to the federal Ministry of External Affairs and to the Canadian Executive Services Organization. Over the next 10 years, he served as a consultant on numerous projects in Central and Eastern Europe, from the Baltic Sea to the Black Sea, and in the countries of Latvia, the Czech and Slovak Republics, Hungary and Romania. His final project in 1998, in Xian, China involved working with a research and development company to develop new and creative uses for titanium metals and alloys, with the end products being suitable for export markets. It was shortly after his return from China that he was diagnosed as having inflammatory neuropathy, a debilitating illness which he battled courageously until his death. Family and Friends are invited to call the Burke Funeral Home (613-968-6968) 150 Church Street, Belleville on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Saturday, December 16, 2006 at 2: 00 p.m. Reception to follow at Loyalist College. Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Guelph. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, The Quinte Humane Society, or the charity of your choice. "Good night sweet prince, may flights of angels sing thee to thy rest." William Shakespeare

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-12-30 published
LEMM, Kenneth Edward
Peacefully with his children by his side, Wednesday, December 27, 2006 in his 69th year. Dad is in the hearts of his four children, Patti (Peter JOHNSON), Dianne, Carol (Dennis MOLONEY), and David. He will be greatly missed by his grandchildren Emily and Mitchell JOHNSON and Laura and Jack MOLONEY. Ken is also survived by his brother Doug (Gayle) and family and uncle Tom COOTE. Ken began his lifelong career in textiles with Dominion Textiles in Montreal, moving to J.P. Stevens, Cambridge Towel, Penmans and Griffiths-Kerr in Ontario. He truly enjoyed being self-employed with Lemm Enterprises for the past 10 years. Ken was blessed to have a very strong network of Friends within his industry. A memorial service to celebrate the life of Ken will be held in the chapel of Coutts Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, 96 St. Andrew's Street, Cambridge, (519) 621-1650 on Tuesday, January 2, 2007 at 11 a.m. A private family interment will take place at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Bridges Homeless Shelter in Cambridge.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-03 published
JOHNSON, Gertrude L. (McGAW)
Peacefully at her residence in London on Monday, January 2nd, 2006, Gertrude L. (McGAW) JOHNSON, in her 91st year. Beloved wife of the late Stuart M. JOHNSON. Dear mother of Murray Stuart JOHNSON and Heather JOHNSON, both of Vancouver, British Columbia. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her sister Patt MEIKLE, and brothers Nelson and Matt McGAW. Cremation has taken place. Friends will be received 1 hour prior to the funeral service being held in the chapel of the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London (1-877-246-7186) on Saturday, January 7th at 1 p.m. with Reverend Thomas D. HISCOCK of Wesley-Knox United Church officiating. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations would be appreciated to the Memorial Fund of Wesley-Knox United Church, 91 Askin Street, London N6C 1E7, or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario, 617 Wellington Street, London N6A 3R6. On-line condolences accepted at www.amgeorgefh.on.ca

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-04 published
JOHNSON, Yvette (née MOMY)
Suddenly, at Peel Memorial Hospital in Brampton on Sunday, January 1, 2006. Yvette JOHNSON at the age of 85. Beloved wife of the late Magnus JOHNSON. Loving mother of Catherine (Ewen McDONALD) and Irvin (Sylvia). Much loved grandmother of Timothy (Donna), Douglas (Jennifer), David (Ana), Paul and Kenneth. Proud great-grandmother of Emma. Yvette will be remembered by her sister Anne, sister-in-law Doreen and brother-in-law Don. A private service will be held. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Milton District Hospital Foundation. Arrangements entrusted to McKersie-Kocher Funeral Home, 114 Main Street, Milton 905-878-4452. Letters of condolence may be left for the family at www.mckersie-kocher.ca

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-09 published
KELLY, Kenneth
Peacefully, on Saturday, January 7, 2006. Kenneth KELLY passed away in his 88th year. Beloved husband of Elizabeth. Loving father of Sharon, Colleen, Kenneth, and Wendy and predeceased by Lynn Elaine. Grandfather of Ian, Ken PROUNDFOOT (Danna), Tim and Darcy JOHNSON, and great-grandfather of Chris, Matthew, Eric, Lucas, Emma, Maddison, Liam, Kenna and Rylie. Predeceased by his parents Adam and Margaret KELLY. Dear brother of Marlene HARYETT (Red,) and predeceased by Pearl, Bud, June, Wes, and Rose. Ken was past master of the L.O.L. Ahoghill and also a member of the East London Lyons Club. The family will receive Friends and relatives at Forest Lawn Memorial Chapel, 1997 Dundas Street East (at Wavell), London, for visitation on Monday, January 9, 2006 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be on Tuesday, January 10, 2006 at 1 p.m. Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Lung Association would be gratefully appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to Memorial Funeral Home, 519-452-3770.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-17 published
BRILLINGER, E. Roy
Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Saturday, January 14th, 2006, at age 72 years. Beloved husband of Lil. Dear father of Cathy PHILIPS; David BRILLINGER and his wife Dawn; Doug BRILLINGER and his wife Carol and Judi RIGOTTI and her partner Mal BISRAM- JOHNSON. Loving Grandpa of Justin, Nicky, Jaime, Carly, Kerri, Ryan, Mya, David and Courtney. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, January 21st, 2006 at 2 p.m. at Northminster United Church, Oshawa. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Northminster United Church, The Cancer Society or The Heart and Stroke Foundation. Arrangements entrusted to The Northcutt Elliott Funeral Home, 53 Division St. N., Bowmanville 905-623-5668. www.northcuttelliott.com

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-17 published
WELLS, Theodore " Ted" Reinhold
At the age of 94, on Sunday, January 16, 2006, Ted decided it was his time to move on. Ted always did things his way and this was no different. He was a loving husband to his late wife Martha, a supportive father to step-daughters Norma MAGANN (JOHNSON) and Dale CONNELL (JOHNSON,) and admired and loved by his grandchildren Michael (Wendy), Stephen (Cathy), Garry (Emma) and Arla (Bruno). His great-grandchildren adored him and will forever remember his playful nature. Born and raised on a farm in Alberta, Ted had a very strong work ethic. He was proud of his days in the navy as a Shore Patrol Officer and of his 35 years at Anaconda as a steam fitter. After his retirement, Ted became known for his "green thumb" and skills as a carpenter. In his final years, Ted became legendary. He was healthy, independent and wise well into his nineties. He will be dearly missed by his family and Friends. We feel privileged to have had him in our lives. Viewing will take place on Wednesday, January 18 from 7-9 p.m. and the memorial service will be held on Thursday, January 19 at 10: 30 a.m., both at Rod Abrams Funeral Home in Tottenham. In lieu of flowers, a memorial contribution may be made in Ted's name to the charity of your choice.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-18 published
DEL GENIO, Robert Joseph
A Past Master of Doric Lodge No. 316 Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons and a long time chartered accountant in Toronto and Brampton. Peacefully at home after a long battle with Dementia on January 17, 2006 at the age of 71. Robert, beloved husband of Laurel. Loving father of David and Kathleen DEL GENIO and grandfather of Joseph DEL GENIO and stepfather of Deborah and Alan HOLMAN. Brother of John and Cecilia DEL GENIO, Mary and Charles JOHNSON, and predeceased by sister Florence HUMPHREYS. Robert was predeceased by his first wife Bernice. He will be missed by his many family and Friends. Friends may call at the Ward Funeral Home - Brampton Chapel (52 Main St. South, 905-451-2124) on Thursday, January 19, 2006 from 6-9 p.m. Visitation will take place on Friday from 10: 00-11:00 a.m. at St. Paul's United Church (30 Main St. South, Brampton), followed by the Funeral Service at 11: 00 a.m. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer Society of Peel or St. Paul's United Church would be appreciated. Condolences can be sent to robert.delgenio@wardfh.com

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-18 published
DRISCOLL, John Dennis " Jack"
Peacefully following a brief illness at Lakeridge Health - Oshawa on Wednesday, February 15th, 2006. Jack DRISCOLL, in his 83rd year. Now reunited with his best friend and soulmate Mildred (Mid) née McADAM (who predeceased him on June 13th, 2002.) Beloved father of Ellen and her husband Doug BEAL of Blackstock, Beth McGAHEY- NEUBAURER and her husband Karl, John and his wife Julie, Jane and her husband Bob JOHNSON and Mark all of Oshawa and his late son-in-law Stuart McGAHEY. Dear brother of Dora WHITE/WHYTE of Windsor and Margaret REAUME of Richmond Hill. Lovingly remembered by his 11 grandchildren Laura, Wendy, Katie and David BEAL, Julie and Dan NEUBAUER, Jessica McGAHEY, Ryan and the late Sean DRISCOLL and Damien and Bretton JOHNSON. Dearest great-grandfather of Kadan and Alexi JOHNSON and Keegan D'ARCY. Jack served St. Gregory's Church faithfully as an organist for over 52 years. He was recognized by Pope John Paul II, receiving a Papal Award for distinguished service in February 1996, on the occasion of his 50th anniversary as an organist at St. Gregory's. Jack served as an accountant with General Motors for 41 years. Friends may call at Oshawa Funeral Service "Thornton Chapel", 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Sunday, February 19th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at the Church of St. Gregory The Great (194 Simcoe St. N., Oshawa) on Monday, February 20th at 10: 30 a.m. Cremation. Memorial donations to the Arthritis Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-19 published
BANKS, Margaret Henderson " Peggy"
Passed away on Tuesday, January 17, 2006 in her 89th year at Saint Luke's Nursing Home in Cambridge. Dear wife of the late Alexander "Sandy" BANKS. Loving mother of David and his wife Andrea of Cambridge. Dear aunt of Margaret JOHNSON of Jacksonville, Florida. Predeceased by her sister Magdalene BLALOCK of Jacksonville, Florida and her brothers Tom and John of Edinburgh, Scotland. Friends may call on Friday from 7-9 p.m. at the R.S. Kane Funeral Home, 6150 Yonge Street, (at Goulding, south of Steeles). Funeral Service will be held at the Chapel on Saturday, January 21, 2006 at 1 o'clock. Cremation. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. Condolences www.rskane.ca.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-23 published
HOLICK, Evelyn Rose
Entered into rest suddenly on Thursday January 19, 2006 at Jekyll Island, Georgia, in her 76th year. Beloved wife of Melvin. Much loved sister of Helen JOHNSON, Audrey SMITH, Mavis WESTLAKE (Don,) Peggy HITCHINGS (Cecil,) sister-in-law Joyce and the late Herb, Ernie, Joe and Albert. Lovingly remembered by her many nieces and nephews. A very avid golfer, Evelyn won the Ladies Championship 11 times over 4 decades at the Meadowbrook Golf and Country Club. In her younger days, she was very active in the Ontario Women's Volleyball Association as a player, coach and referee. Friends may call at O'Neill Funeral Home, 6324 Main St. Stouffville (905-642-2855) on Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Service in the chapel Wednesday at 11 a.m. If desired, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-24 published
JOHNSON, Marjorie (née IRLAM)
Peacefully at Meadowcroft Place, Mississauga on Monday, January 23, 2006, in her 96th year. Beloved wife of the late Harold V. JOHNSON. Dear mother of Warner Harold JOHNSON. Proud grandmother of Cynthia CZASKOS (née JOHNSON) and her husband Bob, and great-grandmother of Jon BOUKEMA and his wife Lauren, Jennifer BOUKEMA and her fiancé Kevin CALE, and Amanda BOUKEMA. Survived by her niece Kathleen McDERMOTT and predeceased by her brother Roy William IRLAM. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter Yorke Chapel, 2357 Bloor St. W., Toronto, at Windermere Ave., east of the Jane subway from 10 a.m. to 12 noon on Thursday, January 26, 2006 followed by a graveside service at Sanctuary Park Cemetery.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-24 published
JOHNSON, Moira Racheal
Entered into rest at the Huntsville and District Memorial Hospital, on Sunday, January 22, 2006. Moira Racheal JOHNSON, of Burks Falls, in her 79th year, a longtime employee of Eaton's. Beloved wife of Stuart JOHNSON. Loving mother of Richard (Lena,) Debbie (Jim), Brian, Gary (Terri), Joanne PENNER (Glen), and Randy. Cherished grandmother and great-grandmother. Dear sister of Molly FLETCHER, Dolly GILES, Derek HARDING, and Kitty KNIGHT. Cremation has taken place. Graveside interment service to be held in the spring. If desired, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to the Dempster-Allair Funeral Home, Burks Falls.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-25 published
HABART, Frederick James
Peacefully at Georgian Heights Long Term Care in Owen Sound on Monday, January 23, 2006. In his 90th year. Frederick James HABART, the beloved husband of the late Viola HABART (née BROWN.) Loving father-in-law of Gloria (Mrs. Ron HABART.) Fondly remembered by his nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his loved son Ron, his brother Horace and his sister Fay JOHNSON. Fred was a Veteran of World War 2, serving in the Royal Canadian Air Force. Fred was a member of the Masonic Order rising to the Rameses Shrine. Friends may call at the Breckenridge-Ashcroft Funeral Home in Owen Sound (519-376-2326) on Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Friday morning at 11 o'clock. Reverend David SHEARMAN officiating. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery, Owen Sound. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, the Grey Bruce Regional Health Centre M.R.I. Fund or to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-28 published
MANDEL, Dorothy
After a valiant fight with cancer, on Thursday, January 26, 2006, at her home, Dorothy MANDEL made her transition. Beloved wife of the late Harvey MANDEL. Loving mother of Dianne JOHNSON, and the late Ron EMMONS, and mother-in-law of Ronnie JOHNSON, and Felicia EMMONS. Devoted grandmother of Jelan CARLTON, and Brandon LOGAN. Dearest sister-in-law of Rhoda, and the late Garry PAYNE, and dear aunt of Laurence PAYNE. Dorothy will be greatly missed by her family and Friends. Services will be held at Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel, 2401 Steeles Avenue W. (three lights west of Dufferin), on Sunday, January 29th at 10: 00 a.m. Interment, Mount Pleasant Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Toronto Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre, 416-480-4483.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-31 published
JOHNSON, Ellen
On Saturday, January 28th, 2006. Loving mother of Dorothey and her husband Bill FEHR, and Judith JONES. Cherished Grandma of Billy, Danny, April, Shayne, Sonny and Gary. Beloved great-grandmother of Troy, Shandel, Tanya, George, Hope, Lucas, Olivia, Ethan, Dylan, Ashton, Tearsha, Luke and Hailey. Friends will be received on Tuesday, January 31st, 2006 at the Accettone Funeral Home, 384 Finley Ave., Ajax (905-428-9090) from 1 p.m. until the time of service in the chapel at 4 p.m. "No more Pain, No more Sorrow. Rest in the arms of your Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ"

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-02-02 published
REID, Mary (née RAMSAY)
Suddenly at her home in Burlington, on Sunday, January 29, 2006. Mary REID (née RAMSAY,) beloved wife of Richard REID. Dear mother of David BRADSHAW and his partner Sarah TATTERSAOO, C.J. BRADSHAW and his wife Amber and Keith REID and his wife Breanne. Loving grandmother of Cassandra and Kristen. Beloved daughter of Lillian RAMSAY and the late Clifford RAMSAY. Sister of Katherine REYNOLDS and her husband Bruce and Ruth RAMSAY and her husband Mark BOULET. Dear aunt of Aaron and Vanessa REYNOLDS and Theo and Chris REYNOLDS. Also survived by cousins Mary and Kayle NOBLE, Murray and Linda JOHNSON, Kay and Bill McCARTNEY, Doug and Phyllis JOHNSON, Lloyd RAMSAY and Sylvia DRUMMOND. A Memorial Service will be held in Streetsville United Church, 274 Queen Street South, Streetsville on Saturday, February 4, 2006 at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations directed to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Canadian National Institute for the Blind would be appreciated.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-02-13 published
JOHNSON, Margaret Ellen (née PRIDHAM)
(November 4, 1914-February 10, 2006)
Unexpectedly, but peacefully, in the presence of her loving family, at Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital, Burlington, in her 92nd year. Beloved wife of Charles Walter JOHNSON for over 63 years. Loving mother of Ann and her husband Roger FUNNELL, Donald and his wife Teri, David and his wife Mary-Anne, and Mark. Cherished grandma of Christopher, Sarah (Mark), Jason (Allison), Andrew (Kim), Lucas and Charlie. Adored great-grandma to Aynsley and Reid. Born to Thomas Albert and Florence Elizabeth PRIDHAM in Sunnidale Township, she was the dearest sister to nine brothers and sisters, much loved sister-in-law and special aunt to many nieces and nephews in the JOHNSON and Pridham families. The memory of her sweet, caring and devoted life will remain with all of us forever. Visitation at Kitching, Steepe and Ludwig Funeral Home, 146 Mill Street North, Waterdown, on Tuesday, February 14, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., where a Service of Remembrance will be held on Wednesday, February 15, 2006 at 11: 00 a.m. Reception to follow in the Family Centre then interment at Park Lawn Cemetery, Toronto. If desired, donations to Joseph Brant Hospital or The Hospital for Sick Children would be appreciated by the family. Please sign the Book of Condolence at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-02-14 published
JOHNSON, Daniel Joseph " Patch"
At his residence in Toronto on Saturday, February 11, 2006 at the age of 38. Friends may call at the Walpole Island United Church on Wednesday, where the funeral service will be conducted on Thursday, February 16 at 2 p.m. Interment to follow at Highbanks Cemetery. (Arrangements entrusted to the Haycock-Cavanagh Funeral Home in Wallaceburg, 519-627-3231).

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-02-15 published
CARTWRIGHT, Phyllis (née McCULLOUGH)
It is with great sadness, but with joy for a life well lived, that the family announces the passing of Phyllis CARTWRIGHT, in her 91st year, on Tuesday, February 14, 2006, at Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital, Burlington. Phyllis was a woman of great faith and walked with God her entire life. Predeceased by her husband Goldie, her brothers John and Shirley, her sisters Dorothy WRIGHT and Frances FENNELL. Fondly remembered by her sisters Amy ROCHON (Russell,) Olive TYERS (Stephen,) Sylvia ROCHON (late Philip,) Irene JOHNSON (Bryan) and brothers Bill (Grace,) Fred (Jessie) and sisters-in-law Joyce MOIR, Lillian EATON and Leila KINGSTON. She was the beloved aunt of 34 nieces and nephews. Phyllis started her teaching career in a one room school in Zimmerman (North Burlington), when a teacher's duties included making lunch for all of the students. Phyllis then taught Grade One at Strathcona Public School for decades. Many of her former students will recall saving their wiggly baby teeth for Mrs. CARTWRIGHT to pull out in a ceremony "over by the window where it never hurts". Visitation at Smith's Funeral Home, 1167 Guelph Line (one stoplight north of Queen Elizabeth Way), Burlington (905-632-3333) on Thursday from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m., where Funeral Service will be held Friday, February 17, 2006, at 1: 30 p.m. Private interment at Milton Evergreen Cemetery. www.smithsfh.com

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-02-16 published
McRAE, Marjory (née JOHNSON)
Passed away at Headwaters Health Care Centre, Orangeville on February 12, 2006; Marjory JOHNSON, in her 84th year; daughter of Agnes (née WALSH) and Frederick James JOHNSON of Capreol, Ontario. She was born October 21, 1922; loved mother of Philip James JOHNSON of Hamilton, Karen COX of Burlington and Beverly SCHELL and her husband Clarence of Grand Valley; Marjory's greatest joy were her three granddaughters, Karen PARKER of Guelph, Tracy PARKER of Toronto and Ashley COX of Burlington. She is survived by her sisters Isabelle ALBERICO (née JOHNSON,) living in Phoenix, Arizona (husband Lew, deceased,) Elsie WHELAN (née JOHNSON,) living in Belair, Florida (husband Bill, deceased), predeceased by her siblings Chester JOHNSON (resided in Toronto,) Betty ANDERSON (née JOHNSON) and husband Keith, North Bay, Agnes BLOY (née JOHNSON, resided in Toronto with husband Bob,) Jim JOHNSON (resided in Toronto with wife Peggy), Madge JOHNSON, Edyth Mae JOHNSON, Wilfred JOHNSON (resided in Thunder Bay with wife Grace.) Marjory resided in Etobicoke for the past 40 years. Although divorced many years ago from her husband Frank McRAE, they shared a life of love and children. She will be sadly missed by her other relatives and Friends. A Celebration of Marjory's life will be held at "The Church of Atonement" Jubilee Centre, 256 Sheldon Avenue, in Etobicoke, Toronto, Ontario on Saturday, February 18th at 11: 00 a.m. followed by a reception downstairs. Spring Interment in Capreol Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to Headwaters Health Care Centre, Palliative Care Room would be appreciated.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-02-28 published
BONNETTA, David James " Jim"
Passed away at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Barrie on Sunday, February 26th, 2006. Jim BONNETTA of Angus, in his 65th year. Beloved husband of Loretta BONNETTA. Dear father of Donnie of Alcona and Chris and his wife Roxanne of Oro. Step-father of Kerrie HENSBEE and her husband Dave, Cheryl WOODARD and Kathy EARL. Loving grandfather of Vanessa, Deiter, Alan, Candice, Cody, Jennifer, Alexander, Amber, Ryan, Tyler and 1 great-granddaughter. Predeceased by his parents Rupert and Jean BONNETTA. Survived by his sisters Bonnie YATEMAN of Orillia and Donna JOHNSON of Toronto. Jim will be sadly missed by his extended family and Friends. Friends may call at the Jennett Chapel of the McClelland & Slessor Funeral Home, 152 Bradford Street in Barrie on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the chapel on Thursday, March 2nd at 11: 00 a.m. A Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 499 service will be held Wednesday evening at 7: 00 p.m. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Royal Victoria Hospital Foundation (Cancer Care Centre). Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family at jimbonnetta@funeralhome.on.ca

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-03-01 published
CHAMBERS, Ronald
Peacefully with family by his side on Saturday, February 25th, 2006 in his 74th year, due to complications of diabetes, at Markham-Stouffville Hospital. Ron will be lovingly missed by his wife Carolyn (nee VALLIANT.) Loving father to Clinton, Trevor and daughter Candace (Brent CLOONEY.) He is survived by brothers Dez, Clive, sisters Connie WABICK (Thunder Bay) and Dot JOHNSON. Ron will be remembered by nieces and nephews and children and grandchildren from his first marriage. Friends will be received at the Dixon-Garland Funeral Home, 166 Main Street North (Markham Rd.), Markham on Friday from 1-2 p.m. for visitation until time of service held in the chapel at 2 p.m. Flowers or donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated. Special thanks to the Palliative Care Unit at Markham-Stouffville Hospital.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-03-08 published
JOHNSON, Stuart Alexander
Entered into rest at Southwind Retirement Home in South River on Monday, March 6th, 2006. Stuart Alexander JOHNSON of Burks Falls, in his 77th year. Beloved husband of the late Moira JOHNSON. Dear father of Richard (Lena), Debbie (Jim), Brian, Gary (Terri), Joanne PENNER (Glen) and Randy. Cherished grandfather and great-grandfather. Cremation has taken place. The JOHNSON family will be hosting a gathering in memory of Stuart at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 405 in Burks Falls on Saturday, March 11th, 2006 from 2 to 4 p.m. A graveside interment service will be held in the spring. If desired, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-03-13 published
JOHNSON, Jack Blair
Passed away peacefully, at home, on Thursday, March 9, 2006, in his 88th year. Beloved husband of Jean. Dear father of Robert (Janet,) Betty Jean (the late John MANDERS,) and Sharon (Bill BROWN.) Loving grandfather of Kelly, Jennifer, Blair, Mark, Shelley, Brian, David, and great-grandfather of Justin, Christopher, Nicholas, Jamie and Reagan. A private family funeral was held at the Dixon-Garland Funeral Home (Markham), with interment at First Baptist Cemetery, Markham.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-03-15 published
SIMPSON, Doreen Margaret Cheyne (ALLAN)
Died peacefully in Summerland, British Columbia, on March 13th, 2006, at the age of 89 years. Surrounded in death as in life, by the love of her daughters, extended family and Friends in many parts of the world, Doreen is leaving to celebrate her life, her daughters: Georgia Simpson (Jack) JOHNSON, Lee Simpson (Paul) McKENNA, grandchildren: Kate, Caleb, Tavish, Rylie, her "other family:" Joanne and Denise GIANCOLA. Many Friends of three generations in Toronto, Halifax, Scotand, Italy, Newfoundland and Summerland will cherish her model of how to live life with optimism, joy in the moment and hope for the future. Many thanks to Doctor Mack, Irene, Nikki, Halley, Bryan, Debbie, Helen, Marg, Moe and Hope. Those who wish to honour Doreen's memory may send donations to: The Arthritis Society, 393 University Ave., 17th Floor, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1E6. Condolences may be directed to the family by email: summerlandfuneralhome@telus.netFuneral arrangements entrusted to Summerland Funeral Home, Rosedale Chapel, 250-494-7752.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-03-16 published
YOUNG, John Scott
Passed away peacefully at Trillium Health Centre - Mississauga, on March 15, 2006, in his 70th year. Beloved husband of Joy. Loving father of Scott and his wife Helen and Doug. He will be sadly missed by his grand_son Noah. Survived by his sisters Marjory MacDONALD, Pictou, Nova Scotia; Rita (Jack) GUILFOYLE, Halifax, Nova Scotia; Patricia (Ted) JOHNSON, Surrey, British Columbia Nancy (Carmen) FADER, Halifax, Nova Scotia; Lilla (Alan) TANNER, Halifax, Nova Scotia; and brothers James (Donna) YOUNG, Pictou, Nova Scotia; and Bertram (Lugene) YOUNG, Truro, Nova Scotia. Predeceased by brother Alexander (Sandy) YOUNG, and parents Albert and Una (MURRAY) YOUNG. 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 Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday in the Chapel at 11 a.m. Interment at a later date at Dalrymple United Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Trillium Health Centre - Cancer Oncology Unit, www.trilliumhealthcentre.org Messages of Condolence may be placed at www.RidleyFuneralHome.com

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-03-21 published
JOHNSON, Douglas G. " Doug"
At Empress Gardens, Peterborough on Sunday, March 19th, 2006, in his 92nd year. Husband of the late Marjorie HORNIBROOK (1997.) Loving father of Barry JOHNSON and his wife Dianna of Orangeville and Paul JOHNSON and his wife Dawn of Markham. Predeceased by his sister Frances PEERS. Sadly missed by grandchildren Michele WEYMARK (Rod), Cheryl JOHNSON, Michael JOHNSON, Laura JOHNSON and great-grandchild Daniel WEYMARK. Dear uncle of Don PEERS. Friends are invited to call at the Kaye Funeral Home "Memorial Chapel", 539 George St. N., Peterborough on Wednesday from 12: 00 noon to 2: 00 p.m. service time. Inurnment Glendale Memorial Gardens. Those wishing to commemorate "Doug" through donations please consider the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-03-27 published
O'DONOVAN, Diarmuid
In his 91st year, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 25, 2006, at Houses of Providence, Toronto. Beloved father of Cathy and Marv HAVERY, Kilian and Loretta O'DONOVAN, Diarmuid and Kathy O'DONOVAN, Con and Sue O'DONOVAN, Neave and Ted GREIG, Emir and Jim POELZER, Mora and Marc OUELLETTE, and Grainne THORSBY and the late Jim THORSBY, and his two stepsons, Rick and Gary JOHNSON. Cherished by 32 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren, his niece Pauline O'DONOVAN and many other nieces and nephews. Diarmuid was born in Cork, Ireland and emigrated to Toronto from Dublin in 1954. He was predeceased by his first wife Rosaleen (née CREANER,) his second wife Lidy JOHNSON, his daughter Roisin and brother Donal. He is survived by his brother Don and sister Peggy in Dublin. His loving presence, his wit and gentle humour, will be sadly missed by all his family and Friends. Friends may call on Tuesday, March 28, 2006 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the R.S. Kane Funeral Home (6150 Yonge Street, at Goulding, south of Steeles). Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Luke's Roman Catholic Church (39 Green Lane, Thornhill) on Wednesday, March 29, 2006 at 11 o'clock. Interment to follow at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery. Donations to Providence Healthcare Foundation, 3276 St. Clair Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M1L 1W1 or St. Bernard's Residence, 685 Finch Avenue West, Toronto, Ontario, M2R 1P2 will be appreciated. Condolences www.rskane.ca.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-03-29 published
STRAKER, Gail Lewis Smith (formerly SMITH, née BAIRD)
Passed away on March 28, 2006, after a brief illness at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto. Dearly loved wife of Wallace Rodney STRAKER of Toronto and Cobourg. Daughter of the late Irene Pearl BAIRD and the late David H. BAIRD. Granddaughter of the late Chris and Hilda JOHNSON. Gail is survived and lovingly remembered by her former husband, Thomas Edward (Ted) SMITH and their three children: Muriel JARVIS (Tim) of St. Andrews, New Brunswick, Victoria Smith MOFFATT (Blair) of Rothesay, New Brunswick and Raymond SMITH (Marie) of New York City. She is the cherished grandmother of 7 grandchildren: Zoe WALKER of Calgary, Jordan WALKER of New Zealand, Teddy and Amelia MOFFATT of Rothesay, New Brunswick, along with Contance, Christopher and Corin SMITH of New York City. Gail leaves a sister, Norma Clumpus DELEAN (Lucien) and a brother David C. BAIRD. She is fondly remembered by her nephew and nieces Joey, Karen CLUMPUS and Jenny Clumpus GROSS. Gail was born in Sudbury, Ontario and raised in Ottawa. She graduated from the Elmwood Girls School and then attended Carleton University. Gail and her former husband Ted lived in Quebec and Oakville for many years, where they raised their family. During these years, Gail returned to school and graduated from the Ontario College of Art. She served as Director and Chairperson on the Board of Gairloch Gardens and the Art Gallery in Oakville, while serving on the Board of the Canadian Centre for Philanthropies. Gail also served on the Board of the Cultural Advisory Committee for Metro Toronto and served as past Director with the Ontario Association for Curriculum Development. She was a past member of the Canadian Public Relations Society and the Toronto Downtown Rotary Club. An avid supporter of the Arts, Gail was past Director of Development and Alumni affairs at the Ontario College of Art in Toronto. Gail served as deputy Executive Director for United Nations Children's Fund Canada and coordinated fund raising programs to help children in third world countries, notably during the Year of the Child, when she organized multiple events involving dignitaries and personalities from around the world. For years, Gail worked tirelessly to promote United Nations Children's Fund's fund raising efforts, organizing conferences and delegations in Canada and abroad. She later held the position of Vice President and Director of Development at Canadian Executive Services Organization. Until the past few years, Gail was responsible for fund raising and corporate events as Director of Marketing with Save the Children -Canada. Most recently, she had been President of the Art Gallery of Northumberland County in Cobourg and Port Hope where she and her husband Rod have a home, Castle Hill, and are supporters of the Gallery. They also maintain a residence in Toronto. With her many professional accomplishments, she was, above all, a loving and devoted mother to her family. She will be deeply missed by her family and remembered in the hearts of her many Friends in Canada and around the world. The family would like to thank her doctors, nurses and the committed and caring staff at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 1st at 2 o'clock in the Church of the Redeemer, 162 Bloor Street West at Avenue Road in Toronto. Interment will take place in the spring at the family plot in Park Lawn Cemetery in Sudbury, Ontario. If desired, donations in Gail's memory may be made to Mount Sinai Hospital Fund, c/o Gail Lewis Smith Straker, 600 University Avenue, Suite 210, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X5.

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

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-03-30 published
CARTER, Jeannette
Peacefully at Toronto Western Hospital on March 27, 2006, at the age of 102. Jeannette moved to Toronto in the early fifties with her husband Mr. James CARTER, who passed away in the early sixties. Loved by stepson Dempsey MORGAN (Virginia) and daughter-in-law Bea MORGAN (Virginia) and their children Bea TAILOR/TAYLOR (Virginia,) Brenda BELUE (California) and Patricia JOHNSON (California.) Cherished great-aunt of Linda and William DANIELS (Michigan.) Also predeceased by her longtime companion Albert HUNT, and cherished by his daughter Wilma MERCURY and her children Lee Ann, Brandée and Alan, Jeannette's godson. Friends will be received at the Christ Church B.M.E., 1828 Eglinton Avenue West on Saturday, April 1, 2006, from 10-11 a.m. The funeral service begins at 11 a.m. Reception to follow. Interment Prospect Cemetery. Online condolences at: www.cardinalfuneralhomes.com

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-03-30 published
McDONALD, Jeanie
At the Rouge Valley Health System, Ajax, on Tuesday, March 28, 2006. Beloved wife of the late Danny McDONALD. Loving mother of Donald and Maureen, Jeannette and Ray JOHNSON, Robert and Anna (Marie). Cherished grandmother of Derek, Janice, Steven, Mark, Anna-Marie, Angela and Andrea, and special great-grandmother of Mackenzie, Seamus and EllaJane. Dear sister of Andy and Sadie MONTGOMERY. The family will receive Friends at the McEachnie Funeral Home, 28 Old Kingston Road, Ajax (Pickering Village), 905-428-8488 from 7-9 p.m. Thursday. Funeral Mass at St. Isaac Jogues Church (1148 Finch Ave., Pickering), on Friday, March 31, 2006 at 11: 00 a.m. A book of condolence may be signed at www.mceachnie-funeral.ca

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-01 published
DOUGLAS/DOUGLASS, Irene E.J. (née JOHNSON)
Passed away peacefully, at the Haliburton Hospital on Friday, March 31, 2006, in her 86th year. Beloved wife of the late Harold. Dear mother of Doris MORRISON (Laverne) of Little Britain, Ian (Colleen) of Haliburton, Paul (Wendy) of Mississauga and predeceased by Peter. Loving grandmother of Darryl, Douglas, Michelle, Nancy, Jeremy, Amy, Barry, Jay, Scott, Christopher, Cameron and great-grandmother of Christopher, Kyle, Deanna, Alexis, Danielle, and Trey. Dear sister of Lila GIBSON, Dorothy WILSON, Bob JOHNSON, predeceased by Sylvia DUMMITT and Lorna JOHNSON. Fondly remembered by her nieces, nephews, family and Friends. Friends are invited to visit the family at St. George's Anglican Church, Haliburton, Ontario on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service in the Church on Tuesday, April 4, 2006 at 1: 00 p.m. Interment Evergreen Cemetery, Haliburton. Memorial donations to Haliburton Health Care Auxiliary, St. George's Anglican Church or to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family and can be made through the Gordon A. Monk Funeral Home Ltd., P.O. Box 427, Minden, Ontario K0M 2K0 (1-888-588-5777). www.gordonmonkfuneralhome.com

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-01 published
VLASÁK, Miroslava (née KRUMPHOLC)
Passed away peacefully, after a brief illness, at the Oakville Trafalgr Memorial Hospital, on Thursday, March 30, 2006, at the age of 86. Predeceased by her husband Josef VLASÁK in 1967. Leaving to mourn, two sons Josef (Alice) VLASÁK of Oakville, Ontario and Václav SRAJER of Kozomin, Czechoslovakia, three grandchildren Tammy (Jay) JOHNSON of Toronto, Christopher (Dana) VLASÁK of Oakville, and Vendula SRAJEROVA of Czechoslovakia, and four great-grandchildren. Step-mother of Zdenek (Margaret) VLASÁK of Toronto, and a close friend Pauline KOWDRYSH of Brampton. A special thank you to the nursing staff on 4 West at the Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital for their care and support. Friends may call at the Ward Funeral Home, 109 Reynolds Street, Oakville (905-844-3221), on Sunday from 2-4 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held at the Ward Funeral Home Chapel on Monday, April 3, 2006 at 10 a.m. A reception to follow the funeral service. Following the reception, interment to take place at Prospect Cemetery, Toronto. In lieu of flowers, as an expression of sympathy, donations may be made in her memory to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-03 published
LANE, Stephanie Elizabeth (December 11, 1971-March 31, 2006)
Passed away peacefully, surrounded by the love of her family and Friends, after a courageous and inspirational battle with cancer. Loving wife and best friend of Stephen MORROW. Cherished daughter of Bob and Lynda LANE. Stephanie will be sadly missed by her younger brother Michael and his wife Amy. Proud and adoring aunt of Ethan. Stephanie was like a daughter to Mary Lee KOYL, Greg JOHNSON and the late Glenn MORROW. Sister-in-law to Andrew and Laura. She was an amazing woman whose life touched all those around her. Stephanie's character and charm will remain in the hearts of her aunts, uncles, cousins and many wonderful and loyal Friends. A Memorial Service will be held to honour Stephanie's life at 1 p.m. on Friday, April 7, 2006 at the Highland Funeral Home, Markham Chapel (northeast corner of Hwy. 404 and 16th Avenue), 905-887-8600. Family and Friends will be received at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. In memory of Stephanie, donations made to the Pencer Brain Tumor Clinic - Princess Margaret Hospital, Brainchild - The Hospital for Sick Children or the Hill House Hospice would be appreciated by her family.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-03 published
Tom HODGSON, 81: Passion for art, life
Abstract painter helped revitalize Canadian art
Kid from islands paddled a canoe like few others
By Catherine DUNPHY, Obituary Writer
People always talk about the parties. That's what they remember about Tom HODGSON's life. They happened wherever he lived or in whatever studio he worked -- be it the Pit, as it was called, at King and Church Sts., the house on Shaw Street, where he built a swimming pool in the kitchen, or the storefront on Queen St. W. opposite the mental hospital.
Cold cuts infamously served on the reclining body of a nude woman adorning the buffet table, body-painting women's bare breasts, art student orgies, rich and powerful art patrons swinging on the rope from his studio ceiling.
HODGSON's sons used to drop by to meet girls because there were always women around their dad -- if not the models he hired to pose nude for life drawing classes, then the dewy-eyed students he taught at the Ontario College of Art during the '70s, when mores were exploding in the name of creativity, the muse and the worship of the artist.
You can get away with it when you're also one of Canada's greatest painters, a founder of the audacious Painters Eleven -- the gang of abstract artists who broke the stranglehold of the Group of Seven and revolutionized the Canadian art world, at the same time as you're an Olympic athlete, marathoner, dirt-bike champ and master paddler winning dozens of national championships.
"Tom was a gifted person. Some people are just touched a certain way, but he was very easy about it, not full of himself," said Christopher CUTTS, HODGSON's art dealer.
In 1987, when CUTTS was an upstart on the art scene, a friend arranged a meeting with the artist known as a superb colourist, as well as for his style of action painting -- arm's-length hurling, scraping, pouring oil paints on horizontal canvases on a table surface held in place by an elaborate system of blocks and tackle.
"He had a natural way of dancing on the canvas. He could make it work," CUTTS said.
HODGSON's last solo show was at Cutts's gallery in 1992, the year the artist was diagnosed with Alzheimer's. This year, five days after HODGSON died from the disease -- at 81 on February 27 CUTTS opened a major group show of abstract painters. HODGSON's piece in the show was priced at $30,000.
HODGSON and his kid sister grew up in a 35-room house on Centre Island that their family rented out to tenants. Their father was an insurance broker, a convivial alcoholic who threw parties at their home, known throughout the island as the Hodgson House of Nonsense, according to Jane HODGSON.
"The kids all hung out at the clubhouse on the lagoon," she recalled. "All of us paddled."
But HODGSON was just that much more intense about the sport and much more skilled. When he was 12, it also was clear he was also a talented artist. He began the balancing act between art and athletics that he would maintain for decades.
He trained hard, dodging the ice in Toronto's harbour, winning more than 20 Canadian solo championships. With another islander, Art JOHNSON, and later Bill STEPHENSON, he finished eighth in the tandem at the Helsinki Olympics in 1952 and in ninth place four years later in Melbourne, Australia.
HODGSON married Wilma STEIN, an island girl, and they moved into a house on Centre Island on a lot that extended to the lagoon, where he built a north-facing studio on stilts.
When the property of Centre Island's residents was expropriated in the late '50s, HODGSON moved to the city, becoming very successful in advertising at the same time as he was making a name for himself in the art world with Painters Eleven.
But he walked away from advertising after assessing that he had enough money either to buy a sports car or support himself as an artist for two years. When his marriage ended in 1968, his wife had to get a job to support their four kids. "His life was more important than anybody else and that was hard," said daughter Lise SNAJDR. "He wasn't a good father, but he was a good person in many ways."
"He was not the kind of dad who hugged or kissed you or told you he loved you," said Tim BROADWAY, HODGSON's fifth child, born to Jeannie BROADWAY, an artist. They never married.
Painters Eleven officially disbanded in 1959. By the 1960s and early '70s, HODGSON was a famous artist, as well as a popular teacher at the Ontario College of Art. A nudist, he hosted many parties around the indoor pool at his Shaw St. home. He never had more than three beers, but others did.
"They were orgies," said Neil COCHRANE, an assistant art director at the Toronto Star who was studying at the college then. "That's what happens when you get naked art students, water and drink."
HODGSON met his second wife, Cathy GOOD, when she was his student. She was 19, he 46. He and GOOD moved to a horse farm near Hastings, Ontario, where he built a pond and paddled until 1996, when he went over a dam on the Trent River. By then, Alzheimer's had robbed him of the ability to talk in full sentences or complete a painting.
HODGSON then moved into a care facility and Good to an apartment in Warkworth. He could neither walk nor talk. GOOD, who was devoted to him, visited him three times a day, until her unexpected death last year of an embolism.
HODGSON was saluted by Friends and family at the Balmy Beach Club last month. At one point, one of his Friends shouted, "Here's to Tom," then took off all his clothes (except for his socks) and ran around the whole assembly, past HODGSON's trophies and his art, before sitting down and putting on his clothes.
"Dad would have loved it," SNAJDR said. "But I think he would have preferred it have been a beautiful young woman."

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-04 published
AGH, Eva Elizabeth
Eva (Nanny) passed away peacefully on March 31, 2006 surrounded by loved ones. Survived and loved by Anthony DE MARIAFFI and Stephen AGH from Toronto, her daughters Kathy DOMINA, Andrea AGH (Bob WEIDNER) from Toronto and Sharon STOKER, her grandchildren Christopher DOUCETTE (Pamela) from Toronto, Mary DOMINA (Gerry JOHNSON,) Michelle DOMINA, her great-grandchildren Noah, Clayton, Christopher, Brittany, Matthew and her best friend Toby. Eva was born in Hungary in 1930. After escaping Hungary in 1949, Eva finished high school and entered University in Innsbruck. She left Austria in 1951 and immigrated to Canada where she worked hard and her only dream was to have a better life for her family. Her favourite pastimes were walking her dog Toby, reading and travelling. A Celebration of Nanny's life will be held at Sands Funeral Chapel, 1 Newcastle Ave., Nanaimo, British Columbia on Thursday, April 6, 2006 at 4: 00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in memory of Eva to the Kidney Foundation. Special thanks to all the nurses, care attendants and housekeeping personnel at the Palliative Care Unit in Nanaimo Hospital, who helped make Nanny and families last days together as comfortable as possible.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-04 published
MASON, John Edward " Red"
Passed away peacefully at the Highbourne Health Care Centre on Saturday, April 1, 2006 in his 91st year. Beloved husband of the late Isobel. Loving father of John and his wife Sondra, and the late Robbie. Dearest "Grandpa Red" of Keesha AAKRITI. Dear brother of Bill, Larry and Simone. Sadly missed by Joanne JOHNSON and Jim OLSON. Red's passions were hiking with Isobel, birding and protecting the environment of the Toronto L.B. Pearson International Airport. He will be remembered as a very friendly man, constantly willing to assist others. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter Butler Chapel, 4933 Dundas St. W., Etobicoke, (between Islington and Kipling Aves.) one hour prior to the Funeral Service held in the Chapel on Wednesday, April 5, 2006 at 11: 30 a.m. Interment Springcreek Cemetery.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-08 published
TOTH, Leslie
Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 22, 2006 at Scarborough Grace Hospital in his 81st year. Retired after many years at Litton Systems. Dearly beloved husband of the late Vera (nee BOZIAN.) Loving Dad of Sandy and her husband Duncan JOHNSON. Predeceased by his parents Paul and Julia and his sister Margaret. Loving brother of Violet MOLNAR. Fondly remembered by nieces, nephews and many long-time Friends. No funeral was held and cremation has taken place. A private family interment will take place at a later date. Thank you to all the staff at Scarborough Grace Hospital who took such wonderful care of my Dad.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-11 published
ANDERSON, Clifford Harry
At Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket on Sunday, April 9, 2006, at age 76. Cliff ANDERSON of R.R.#3, Newmarket, beloved husband of the late Helena (née McCARTHY) and dear father of Darlene of Newmarket, Sherry BUTLER (Tim) of Udora, Gerry (Debbie) of Port Sydney, Diane ROFFEY (Ron) of Aurora and Mike of R.R.#3, Newmarket. He will be lovingly remembered by his grand_son Cole ROFFEY. Dear brother of Jack ANDERSON (Corinne,) the late Kathleen (Gordon JOHNSON) and the late Bernice ANDERSON. Sadly missed by Helena's sister Evelyn (Bill JORDAN) and her brother Ross McCARTHY (Sandy.) Dear uncle to many nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Roadhouse and Rose Funeral Home, 157 Main St. South, Newmarket for visitation on Wednesday from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service in the chapel on Thursday at 11 a.m., followed by interment at Queensville Cemetery.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-18 published
JOHNSON, Kathleen
Suddenly on April 15, 2006 in her sleep with peaceful thoughts of her niece and nephew whom she held so dearly in her heart. Loving daughter of Ronald and Patricia. She will be sadly missed by her brothers Erick (Crystal) and Ryan. Always remembered by her niece Terrilynn and her nephew Jacob. Fondly remembered by her great-grandfather Umpa, her aunt Deelia and uncles Tom and Brian, and by her cousins Sara, Carey and Steven. She will be forever in the hearts of her many Friends and relatives. Friends may call at the Jerrett Funeral Home, 660 Kennedy Road, Scarborough (between Eglinton and St. Clair Aves. E.) on Tuesday, April 18 from 2-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the chapel on Wednesday at 11 a.m. with visiting one hour prior to service. Cremation.

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-19 published
JOHNSON, Kathleen Elizabeth
It is with great sadness that the Connelly family announce the passing of Kathleen on Saturday, April 15, 2006. Loving daughter, beloved niece, cherished cousin and friend to many. She will be sadly missed by her mother Patricia JOHNSON (née CONNELLY,) her uncles Jimmy, John and Aunt Marion, Guy and Aunt Shirley, Russell, Dan and Aunt Jane, Dean and Aunt Carmen, and Darryl as well as many loving cousins and Friends. Kathleen we'll love you always

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-07-14 published
Sid COMMANDANT, 79: 'Rough and tumble' leader
By Catherine DUNPHY, Obituary Writer
Sid COMMANDANT was chief of the Wahta Mohawks when he got the idea of collectively cultivating the cranberries from the nearby marsh.
And so began the Iroquois Cranberry Growers, a thriving community-owned Muskoka business whose products can be found in some of Toronto's finest food stores, at the Royal Winter Fair, the Canadian Aboriginal Festival as well as in their own store overlooking the cranberry fields between the Moon and the Musquash Rivers. They're also exported to the U.S. and Europe.
Where they are not found is at the annual Bala Cranberry Festival, although their 27.5 hectares -- the largest in the area, twice the size of any others -- yield up to 7,700 kilograms of berries per harvest.
"We're the real farm," says Matthew COMMANDANT, manager of Iroquois Cranberry Growers.
He raises an eyebrow at the thought of their neighbour's festivities that include duck races, entertainment, craft shows and pancake breakfasts. Iroquois Cranberry Growers offer twice-daily bus tours to the fields at harvest time, and that's it.
Matthew COMMANDANT is the middle son of the man who saw the potential of the berries, sought the help needed to kick start a business that would help turn around the economic fortunes of his people and then left before the first harvest.
It was pure brinkmanship when Sid COMMANDANT walked away after nine years on the job as chief.
"Sid was a real rough-and-tumble kind of guy," according to his nephew, Blaine COMMANDANT, the current chief of the Wahta Mohawk Territories. "And there's always ups and downs over local politics. It's a small pond."
But in 1971, Sid COMMANDANT just hadn't been getting along with the band administrator. It's either him or me, he told council. A vote was taken. The other guy won.
COMMANDANT always said he had no regrets. His sand and gravel haulage business grew and he got plenty of work cutting roads for cottagers through mud and granite. "That was Sid," said his wife, Lyla. "He'd just get up and go on to the next thing."
He was always wary, keeping any emotions in check, playing his cards close to his vest. His years in residential school taught him never to trust.
"He had this drive that was beyond the work ethic," said Matthew. "It was if he was trying to prove something to himself, as if he was trying not to remember."
But, as it turns out, COMMANDANT did care and did stay connected to the cranberry fields.
The Mohawks, the people of the flint, first came to Wahta (the name means sugar maple in Mohawk), in October, 1881. They were Protestants from Oka, Quebec where they were no longer welcome. They settled in and around Gibson Lake, a beautiful but inhospitable part of the country where it was almost impossible to earn a living.
COMMANDANT's father, Eli, managed to support his seven children with trapping, hauling wood and by working as an Indian fire ranger, but that didn't prevent his children from being taken from him away to residential schools. COMMANDANT was sent to Mount Elgin residential school camp near Saint Thomas. Founded in 1849 by the United Church it operated until 1946 as a school and working farm. COMMANDANT was sexually abused by a farmhand he was fed unprocessed grain from the barn and strapped till he bled for any transgression. The third time he ran away, he hid in the swamp when the Royal Canadian Mounted Police came to his parents' home looking for him.
Told by the police to call him, his parents shouted in Mohawk: "Don't come, the police are here." He hid in his uncle's barn, under a bridge and spent the night in the swamp. The next day his father walked the 70 or so kilometres to Huntsville to ask the Indian agent there for permission to have his son back. He got it.
"Sid never could trust people after the school, nor the church either," said his wife. "He could never be affectionate, even with me."
They met in Toronto and decided to start a life together back home. In 1962, when COMMANDANT looked around his community and saw some homes still without electricity or running water, he decided to run for chief. The first thing he did after his election was hold a community "bee" to fix up the cemetery. "It was in terrible shape," said Lyla. "Now it's beautiful."
He instigated regular bean supper and auction nights that netted the community $100 -- huge to their eyes for the times -- for more projects; he started the volunteer parties who still clean up the roadsides. He'd often take the family for walks on the marsh. "He was figuring things out," Lyla said. He asked Orville JOHNSON, a cranberry grower from Bala, to show his community how it's done.
In the mid-'60s the band secured some government funding. They were on their way to becoming the third commercial cranberry grower in Ontario when the money ran out.
They were turned down the first time they asked for more funding, so COMMANDANT went to Queen's Park himself. The bureaucrat was a man who had led a battalion of the Queen's Own Rifles ashore at Juno Beach and had made it a mission to visit the families of all the men he'd lost there. The one he'd been unable to locate was one of the three Mohawks from Gibson Lake killed in the war.
The bond that was created between the two men enabled the Mohawks to get their funding and the government the assurance that the community was fully committed to the project.
"The money was about $200,000 to $300,000," said Matthew COMMANDANT. "It was the biggest thing we'd ever done at that point."
Lyla COMMANDANT helped plant the first acre by hand; she was also one of the women who sorted the first crop of berries five years later in an unheated building that was so cold she had to wear her snowmobile suit. "Sid was around but he was not involved," she said, and that went on even during her own term as chief between 1993 and 1996.
He started to slow down and sell off some of his equipment about 15 years ago after a heart attack necessitated bypass surgery. He took flying lessons and he and Lyla travelled a lot, crisscrossing the country, attending lots of powwows.
He'd always gone fishing and hunting with his sons; now he was going further afield, to northern Quebec, for the caribou. He was hit by Alzheimer's about 18 months ago.
Before he died -- on March 30 at 79 -- he used to go by the marsh nearly every morning. The shack from his sand and gravel business was there; he would tell his wife he was going to talk to the guys there. There was a little trail connecting his sand and gravel operation to the marsh.
"Sid was always peripherally out there keeping an eye on things," said Blaine COMMANDANT, his nephew. "He watched over the cranberry marsh constantly."

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JOHNSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-12-05 published
Mother ignored pleas before plunge
Family struggles to understand why woman jumped off bridge with her son
By Michele HENRY, Staff Reporter
One wilted bouquet of flowers, a few plastic poinsettias and a teddy bear fastened to the guardrail of a 401 overpass are the only visible reminders of how a mother plunged to her death this weekend, along with her preschool-aged son.
Andrea JOHNSON, 30, jumped off the Morningside Ave. bridge with her 2-year-old son Sulla GENUA on Sunday evening.
The two plummeted 30 metres onto the busy westbound collector lanes of Highway 401 below in the city's east end.
Relatives learned of the tragic situation late yesterday afternoon.
"We only found out a couple of hours ago," said a cousin of GENUA's father, who did not want to be named.
"There's a lot of sorrow. We're very frustrated and upset."
JOHNSON was undeterred by motorists who stopped their cars on the side of the road to try to help. Despite their pleas, she flung herself and her son off the bridge. Both were struck by cars speeding along the highway, near the Toronto Zoo, at about 7: 15 p.m.
A post-mortem examination conducted yesterday concluded that JOHNSON died as a result of multiple trauma, while her son was killed by blunt-impact head trauma.
Speculation swirled as to whether the pair was from out of the province, and why the mother had taken her own life and that of her child.
Psychiatric experts say it's likely JOHNSON suffered severe depression and speculated that a psychotic episode pushed her to this "highly lethal" act.
"I'd be concerned about a psychotic depression, where judgment and connection to reality are impaired," said Doctor Jodi LOFCHY, an associate professor of psychiatry at the University of Toronto and chair of psychiatric emergency services at the University Health Network.
"Someone has to be very ill for this to occur."
LOFCHY explained that in such cases, the woman tends to believe she is "saving herself and the boy from a fate worse than death." Things seem to be so bad that she sees no alternative but to end it all, LOFCHY said.
Dr. Mark BERBER, a lecturer in psychiatry at U of T, explained that such decisions are usually impulsive.
"Very often, something may have happened recently in their personal life to tip the balance," he said. "And the woman sees no future for her or her child."
A woman who experiences such an episode may believe she must take the child's life as well because there is no one else to care for him, said suicide expert Paul Links. "That's a sign of a significant mental health problem."
It's not likely the added stress of the oncoming holiday season had anything to do with it, the experts said.
Suicide rates tend to rise after the Christmas season, not before.
Investigators are still trying to piece together what happened before JOHNSON, who was found without shoes, climbed over the guardrail with her son. Officers said she made it to the overpass on a southbound bus, with a transfer from the Sheppard Ave. subway station.
With her hair in dreadlocks and wearing stockings, a three-quarter-length coat, a ribbed sweater and a Gap jacket, JOHNSON walked from a nearby bus stop to the guardrail.
Several motorists who saw her walking suspiciously close to the railing called 911. A few stopped their cars on the side of the road when she crossed over the metal barrier with the child.
Police say a male motorist who had pulled over called to JOHNSON, who was described as acting calmly at the time, as he walked toward her.
"She was very close to the edge," Toronto police Sgt. Chris BUCK said, and jumped before the man could get near her. The mother died at the scene and the boy was pronounced dead in hospital.
Officers interviewed 10 to 12 witnesses: and kept the highway closed for several hours as the Ontario Provincial Police reconstructed the incident at the scene.
"It was pretty traumatic," BUCK said, noting that witnesses: received counselling from Victim Services at police headquarters. "But it's a credit to the people of Toronto that this situation can be noticed and they do something about it."

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