LANDELLS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-09-12 published
LANDELLS, David Harvey
By Heather LANDELLS, Page A22
Husband, father, civil engineer, community volunteer, fan of Welsh hymns and Scottish pipes and drums. Born August 30, 1923, in Niagara Falls, Ontario Died April 8, in Welland, Ontario, of cancer, aged 82.
David Harvey LANDELLS (he was called Harv) was the youngest of three children (two older sisters, Muriel and Joyce) born to parents who emigrated from Edinburgh, Scotland.
Harv was only five years old when his father, an Ontario Hydro employee, was tragically killed on the job. As a young boy, he began delivering papers to support the family. Harv recalled being awakened very early on September 3, 1939, to deliver a special edition of the Niagara Falls Review, which declared Canada was at war.
After completing high-school, Harv eagerly enlisted to defend Canada, as his father had done. When he joined the Royal Canadian Air Force, colour blindness prevented him from becoming a pilot, which was his dream. Instead, as a member of the ground crew, Harv serviced Lancaster and Halifax bombers at a base at Skipton-on-Swale, in Yorkshire. After the war, he completed a civil engineering degree at the University of Toronto. From 1956-1960, he was employed as engineer for the Township of Crowland and subsequently was the city engineer of Welland from 1961 until his retirement in Harv was involved in the St. Lawrence Seaway's diversion project of the Welland Canal in the late 1960s. He worked to redirect both the Canadian National Railway line and roadways through the city, as the canal was reconstructed east of town. In the winter of 1977, a severe blizzard closed Welland. Roads were impassable. Assisted each morning of the storm by a front-end loader, Harv got to work to ensure that emergency routes were kept open. A picture later appeared in the local paper of Harv on the phone above the caption: "City engineer hard at work during the blizzard." He downplayed it, joking that he had been on the phone ordering coffee at the time.
In addition to hours spent at city hall, Harv also volunteered with various community organizations, including the Rotary Club and the Easter Seals Society. For this dedicated work, he earned the Rotary Club's top honour, the Paul Harris Fellow award. He also received a Professional Engineer's Citizenship Award, in 1980. Following his retirement, Harv spent many happy years travelling with his wife Dorothy. His dream was to view the engineering of the Panama Canal, which he accomplished last year. Harv continued to volunteer after retirement. This volunteering expanded to include the Welland Hospital and Young Men's Christian Association boards, the Wesley Robins Retirement Village and the Cancer Society as a volunteer driver. Harv encouraged cancer patients during the drives to treatment, telling them that years before, in 1995, he had also undergone treatment for cancer.
Harv enjoyed playing and watching sports, especially golf and hockey. He prided himself on pulling his clubs and resented the mandatory use of a golf cart at some clubs. He always tried to win and enjoyed friendly jabs at his Friends when he was beating them.
While watching Hockey Night in Canada, he was fixated on stopping goals for the Toronto Maple Leafs. In recent years, he joined a senior's bowling league. He complained about his poor score, expecting to perform as he did at age 30.
Harv loved music, especially Welsh hymns, and Scottish pipe and drum music. He would sit back and listen intently, soaking in Welsh hymns, and excitedly, on the edge of his seat, while attending pipe and drum tattoos. He enjoyed rhythm and was always tapping out a rhythm with a pencil, during meetings.
All of us miss his wonderful dry sense of humour and his friendly teasing.
Heather is Harv's daughter.

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LANDEN o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-05-24 published
LANDEN, Dorothy
Quietly passed away in Palliative Care at the Grey Bruce Health Services in Owen Sound on Saturday May 20, 2006. In her 94th year, a resident of Central Place Retirement Community in Owen Sound, Dorothy Ellen LANDEN (née FOSTER), the beloved wife of the late John Joseph LANDEN. Loving mother of Wayne LANDEN and his wife Rita VANDERLEE, and John LANDEN and his wife Berna. Loving grandmother of Andrew and Jesse LANDEN. Sister-in-law of Elsie (Mrs. Maurice DESJARDIN,) of Mattawa. Friends may call at the Breckenridge-Ashcroft Funeral Home on Tuesday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. A funeral service will be held at the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 122442 Grey Rd. 5 in Waverley Heights on Wednesday morning at 10 a.m. Pastor Douglas DEVNICH officiating. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to the Seventh-Day Adventist Church would be appreciated by the family.

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LANDEN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-12-07 published
SUNDERLAND, Samuel Arthur
Born January 28, 1915 in Co. Wexford, Eire. Passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, December 5, 2006 at 91 years of age. Loving husband of 49 years to Hazel (née BELL) of Jamaica. Loving brother to May IRWIN (Northern Ireland), Etta LANDEN (Eire) and 7 late brothers and sisters (Tom, George, Willie, Berty, Cis, Chris and Archie.) Loving father to Margaret HERNANDEZ (George,) Joan CHINNERY (Stephen), Doctor Dorothy SUNDERLAND (Dr. Steve LANGFORD), and Alan SUNDERLAND (Jenice.) Beloved grandfather of Jennifer and Ryan HERNANDEZ, Susan, Karen, Adrian, Allison and Ian CHINNERY, and Kiri, Rianna, Jason and Trevor LANGFORD. Loving brother-in-law to Boysie and Nellie BELL, Rutty and Grace BELL, Louis BELL, Joyce MIRANDER (deceased,) Carmen BELL, Vincent and Hyacinth DACOSTA, Prof. George and Kathleen EATON, John BELL Jr. (deceased) and Jean JONES (deceased.) Beloved uncle and cousin to many in Canada, U.S.A., United Kingdom, Ireland and New Zealand. Retired from missionary work in the West Indies, 1936-1956 and then an electrical technician for Toronto Hydro, 1957-1980. The family will receive Friends at the Highland Funeral Home, 3280 Sheppard Ave. E. (just west of Warden Ave.) Scarborough, on Wednesday, December 6, 2006 from 2-4 p.m. and Thursday, December 7, 2006 from 5-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held in the Highland Funeral Home Chapel on Friday, December 8 at 11 a.m. with a reception to follow in the Arbor Lounge. Interment Highland Memory Gardens at approximately 2 p.m.

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LANDER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-03-30 published
SANDERS, Doctor Sidney
At London Health Sciences Centre, University Hospital on Tuesday, March 28, 2006, Doctor Sidney SANDERS of London in his 84th year. Beloved husband of the late Baela (FAINER) SANDERS. Dear brother of the late Anita KAHN. Dear brother-in-law of Goldie CONS of Toronto. Survived by nephews Mark MITTLEMAN, his wife Ginger and their children, Gary MITTLEMAN, his wife Paula and their children from Thornhill and Charles KAHN of Salt Spring Island, British Columbia. Graveside service will be held at Or Shalom Cemetery on Thursday March 30, 2006 at 11 a.m. with Rabbi Larry LANDER officiating. Logan Funeral Home, 371 Dundas St. in charge of arrangements, 433-6181. On line condolences www.loganfh.ca A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Doctor Sidney SANDERS.

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LANDER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-05-19 published
ELIAS, Doctor Victor
Husband, father, son, physicist, poet, singer, teacher, and devout Jew, passed away on May 18, 2006. He is survived by loving wife D'vorah and four children Gabriel, Rebecca, Leonard and Nathan. For two years Vic fought a courageous battle against cancer, never once losing his deep faith in God and love for life. His incredibly bright mind and strength of spirit carried him past all prognoses, allowing him time to write and publish two books of poetry: Drinking With Old Men and A Game of Jeopardy. Vic's passion and gift for theoretical physics at the University of Western Ontario has also led the department in exciting new directions. Thanks to the many hands extended from the community; you all are a testament to the impact Vic so easily made on those around him. Donations in Vic's honour can be made to the London Community Hebrew Day School. "I knew well enough now that the beauty will not escape, nor be left without deep understanding and due respect and appreciation from an overflowing human in Vic ELIAS." Farrukh A Chishtie The funeral service will be held at Or Shalom Synagogue, 534 Huron Street on Friday, May 19, 2006 at 1: 30 p.m. with Rabbi Larry LANDER officiating. Interment Or Shalom Cemetery. Logan Funeral Home, 371 Dundas Street in charge of arrangements, 433-6181. On line condolences www.loganfh.ca A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Doctor Victor ELIAS.

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LANDER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-11-22 published
SARGENT, Kaye
Peacefully at Woodstock General Hospital on Tuesday, November 21, 2006, Kaye SARGENT of Innerkip. Beloved wife of the late Cliff (2000.) Dear mother of Sherry CAMBOIA and her husband Joe of Woodstock and Joanna SARGENT and her husband Ed REECE of Barrie. Fondly remembered by her grandchildren Jeff CAMBOIA (Mary Jo) of Windsor, Chris CAMBOIA (Kim,) Greg CAMBOIA (Rebecca) and Nick CAMBOIA, all of Woodstock and her great-grandchildren Miguel and Diego CAMBOIA. Kaye was the last member of her immediate family having been predeceased by her sisters Viola ACRE, Laura GROGAN, Frances BEST, Mabel LANDER, Bertha HOWARD, Florence CANNING, Winnifred VANDERHEIDE and Anne WORTHINGTON, and her brothers Tom GROGAN and Bill GROGAN. Also lovingly remembered by her nieces and nephews. Kaye was the Founder and President of the Oxford Libertarian Constituency Association, and the Deputy Leader of the Ontario Libertarian Party. Friends will be received at the Smith-LeRoy Funeral Home, 69 Wellington Street North, Woodstock on Friday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. For details of the funeral service, please contact Smith-LeRoy Funeral Home. Cremation to follow. If desired, memorial donations to the Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, the Woodstock Hospital Foundation or the Woodstock Art Gallery would be appreciated. Smith-LeRoy, (519) 537-3611. Personal condolences may be sent at www.smithleroy.com

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LANDER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-11-23 published
SARGENT, Kaye
Peacefully at Woodstock General Hospital on Tuesday, November 21, 2006, Kaye SARGENT of Innerkip. Beloved wife of the late Cliff (2000.) Dear mother of Sherry CAMBOIA and her husband Joe of Woodstock and Joanna SARGENT and her husband Ed REECE of Barrie. Fondly remembered by her grandchildren Jeff CAMBOIA (Mary Jo) of Windsor, Chris CAMBOIA (Kim,) Greg CAMBOIA (Rebecca) and Nick CAMBOIA, all of Woodstock and her great-grandchildren Miguel and Diego CAMBOIA. Kaye was the last member of her immediate family having been predeceased by her sisters Viola ACRE, Laura GROGAN, Frances BEST, Mabel LANDER, Bertha HOWARD, Florence CANNING, Winnifred VANDERHEIDE and Anne WORTHINGTON, and her brothers Tom GROGAN and Bill GROGAN. Also lovingly remembered by her nieces and nephews. Kaye was the Founder and President of the Oxford Libertarian Constituency Association, and the Deputy Leader of the Ontario Libertarian Party. Friends will be received at the Smith-LeRoy Funeral Home, 69 Wellington Street North, Woodstock on Friday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service at the Berean Bible Church, 1140 Nellis Street, Woodstock on Saturday, November 25, 2006 at 1: 00 p.m. Cremation to follow. If desired, memorial donations to the Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, the Woodstock Hospital Foundation or the Woodstock Art Gallery would be appreciated. Smith-LeRoy, (519) 537-3611. Personal condolences may be sent at www.smithleroy.com

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LANDER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-02-18 published
ROBINSON, Robert Wynne
Passed away on February 15th, 2006, at 87, after a brief illness. Robbie is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, June; daughter Judith LANDER; son Terry; son-in-law Charles LANDER, and sister Mary HOWARD. He was the cherished grandfather of David McPHEDRAN, Taryn PERRY and Emily and Kylee ROBINSON. Robbie was a World War 2 Veteran, KLM Pilot and successful businessman. He will be remembered by dear Friends and loved ones for his compassion and integrity. Memorial at St. Clement's Church, 59 Briarhill on February 21 at 2 p.m. Please - no flowers.

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LANDER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-07-21 published
LANDER, Elizabeth (1923-2006)
The life of Elizabeth (Beth) LANDER, dearly beloved wife of David H. LANDER, reached its conclusion July 19, 2006. Beth was predeceased by their dear son, John. She is survived by husband David, daughter Pat BUTLER (Leigh,) brother Gordon MacKAY, in Alberta, and her three grandchildren, Iain, Jillian, and Martha. Beth will be remembered most respectfully by those with whom she has become acquainted over the years. A private memorial service will be held by family. The LANDER family extends a special heartfelt thank you to Doctor CHIU and his oncology staff, Doctor DEVOST and all the palliative care team members, as well as nursing and support staffs on the 6th and 9th floors of Lakeridge Health Corp., Oshawa. If desired, memorial donations may be made to any of the following of Beth's most cherished charities: Casey's House, 119 Isabella Street, Toronto, Ontario, M4Y 1P2, Denise House, Oshawa Centre Postal Outlet, P.O. Box 30560, Oshawa, Ontario, L1J 8L8, John Lander Scholarship Fund c/o The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, 72 Queen Street, Oshawa, Ontario, L1H 3Z3. Donations also accepted at The Armstrong Funeral Home, 124 King Street East, Oshawa, Ontario, L1H 1B6 (905-433-4711).

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LANDER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-18 published
ROBINSON, Robert Wynne
Passed away on February 15, 2006, at 87, after a brief illness. Robbie is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, June, daughter Judith LANDER, son Terry, son-in-law Charles LANDER and sister Mary HOWARD. He was the cherished grandfather of David McPHEDRAN, Taryn PERRY and Emily and Kylee ROBINSON. Robbie was a World War 2 Veteran, KLM Pilot, and successful businessman. He will be remembered by dear Friends and loved ones for his compassion and integrity. Memorial at St. Clement's Church, 59 Briar Hill Ave., on February 21 at 2 p.m. Please no flowers.

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LANDER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-23 published
LANDER, Edna Agnes May
Passed away peacefully at the Credit Valley Hospital on Friday, April 21, 2006 in her 83rd year. Predeceased by her husband Jack and her son Jamie. Beloved mother of Hilda JACKSON (Art,) Donna LANDER- BLAMEY (Dave), Barbara DUBEAU (Doug), and Glenda BARRIE. She will be missed by her six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Our thanks to the Emergency Room and Oncology nurses at the Credit Valley Hospital. At Edna's request, a private cremation has taken place. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Neweduk Funeral Home "Mississauga", 905-828-8000.

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LANDERS o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-10-14 published
JOHNSTON, Tom
Died peacefully at his home in London on Thursday, October 12, 2006 in his 69th year. Beloved husband of Susan. Loving father of Michele (Jim) STOKLEY of Sarnia and Brent (Susan) JOHNSTON of Kitchener. Loving Grandpa of Paige and Cory STOKLEY and Beatrice and Lucas JOHNSTON. Dear brother of George, Dorothy (Ron) LANDERS, Jim (Muriel), Joan LINK and the late Kathleen McTAVISH. Brother-in-law of Lorne McTAVISH and Michael (Barbara) HELM. He will be fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Tom was active in the community and will be remembered by many for his passion for festivals and events, running his own marketing and public relations company, and his dedication to the Rotary Club of London. Friends may call on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the James A. Harris Funeral Home, 220 Saint_James Street at Richmond, London. The funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, October 17 at 10: 00 a.m. at Saint Michael's Catholic Church, 515 Cheapside Street at Maitland, London. Interment Saint Peter's Cemetery. If desired, remembrances may be made to the charity of your choice.

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LANDERS o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-12-04 published
GIBERSON, Garfield Manzer
On Sunday, December 3rd, 2006, Garfield Manzer GIBERSON, age 89 of Sarnia passed away at Marshall Manor in Sarnia. Loving husband of the late Eva (LICKFOLD) GIBERSON (1997,) dear father of daughters Diane GIBBONS (Max FREER) of Sarnia, Carol GIBERSON of Oakville and Maureen ISREALS (Fred) of London and sons Barry GIBERSON (Diane) of Mooretown and Brian GIBERSON (Janet) of Unionville, grandfather of Carla BOLTON (Paul,) Justine LOADER (David,) Michael ISBER (Carol), Aaron ISBER, Scott COOLMAN (Jodie), Amy LANDERS (Paul,) Mark GIBERSON, Dale GIBERSON, Laura GIBERSON and Nicole GIBERSON, great-grandfather of Julie and Jenna BOLTON, Tyson and Victoria PARKER, Tatum LOADER, Holly ISBER, Madison COOLMAN and Benjamin and Jacquelyn LANDERS, brother of Kenneth (Pete) GIBERSON, Wendel GIBERSON, Fred GIBERSON and Vernon GIBERSON. He was predeceased by his father Frank Garfieled GIBERSON (1958,) his mother Helen Estella (WRIGHT) GIBERSON (1983,) sisters Frances and Madeline GIBERSON and brothers John, Arthur and Burton GIBERSON. Several nieces, nephews and in-laws also survive. Mr. GIBERSON was a veteran of World War 2 and a Petrolia resident for many years before moving to Sarnia. Funeral services will be held from the D.J. Robb Funeral Home, (102 N. Victoria Street, Sarnia, Ontario, N7T 5W9) on Wednesday, December 6th at 1: 00 p.m. Interment will follow at Hillsdale Cemetery in Petrolia. Friends may visit at the funeral home on Tuesday between the hours of 2: 00-4:00 and 7: 00-9:00 p.m. Memorial gifts to Pathways Health Center for Children (1240 Murphy Rd., Sarnia, Ontario., N7S 2Y6) would be appreciated by the family. Messages of condolence can be sent to djrobbfh@ebtech.net

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LANDERYOU o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-11-24 published
MIZEN, W. James
Banker, Chorister, Bon Vivant, Grandaddy
Jim died peacefully at Toronto General Hospital from complications of Parkinson's disease on November 21st. Cherished husband to Nora ("She is my treasure") and mischievous younger brother to Ruth, of Eastbourne, England. A self-described "old-fashioned banker" Jim's career spanned fifty years and dozens of countries throughout these travels he was passionate about tennis (Toronto Lawn Tennis Club) singing (Mendelssohn, Grace Church, and St. Simon's choirs and his beloved Canadian Opera Company) and great food (La Chaine des Rotisseurs). In lieu of flowers, donations could be made to Kensington Health Centre or the Canadian Opera Company. Remembered with love by Caroline (Douglas ANDERSON) Julie (Tom LANDERYOU) Jill (Jim SALLAS) and Andrew (Susan REID) and eight marvelous grandchildren. Jim's wit and warmth won him many Friends since his arrival in Canada as a newlywed in 1951; they are invited to a celebration of his life on December 28th, at 2.00 p.m. at the Church of the Redeemer, 162 Bloor Street West (at Avenue Road).

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LANDGON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-03-10 published
McCAULEY, Eloyce Marion (née DAVIDSON)
Died peacefully at her home, Kingsway Lodge, Saint Marys, surrounded by her children on March 9, 2006 in her 81st year. Long-time member of the Saint Marys Salvation Army and Saint Marys Legion Auxiliary and active volunteer in various community organizations. Loving wife of 50 years to Lorne E. McCAULEY who predeceased her on June 12, 1995. Cherished mother of Kevin and Gail McCAULEY of Saint Marys, Dave and Lin McCAULEY of London, Sue and Paul ROBINSON of R.R.#1 Saint Marys, Gayle and Kevin PAARDEKOOPER (COOPER) of Port Stanley and Wendy and Joseph ROY of Sarnia. Proud grandmother of Brenda and Dan METCALFE, Randy and Tina McCAULEY, Sandy TAYS, Shannon RUMMING, Angel WOODCOCK, Todd ROBINSON, Blake and Michelle ROBINSON, Kelly and Steve WHEELER, Dana and Brad KOCUS and Dawn ANDERSON. Loving great-grandmother of Derek, Dustin, Douglas, Stuart, Connor, Quinn, Luke, Jake, Raven, Dylan, Cody, Jillian, Zackary, Cormick and Larissa. Dear sister of Audrey and Paul LANDGON of Elora, Doreen and Jim WILSON of Harriston and sister-in-law of Jean DAVIDSON from Brussels. Predeceased by brothers Cleve and Cal DAVIDSON. Family and Friends will be received at the Saint Marys Salvation Army Community Church, 220 Queen Street, Saint Marys, on Friday, March 10, from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. The Funeral Service will be conducted at the church on Saturday, March 11, 2006 at 10 a.m. with Major Jim HANN officiating. Interment to follow in Saint Marys Cemetery. Donations to the Salvation Army or the charity of choice would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to the Andrew L. Hodges Funeral Home, Saint Marys (519) 284-2820.

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LANDON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-04-11 published
TIPPEL, Margaretha
Of Victoria Manor, Watford, formerly of London, Ontario, on Sunday, April 9th, 2006 in her 105th year. Predeceased by her husband Reinhardt (1983,) brother, Henry HILGERT (1987,) and sister Katherine KELLNER (1942.) Loving mother of Margaretha TOROK (Budapest, Hungary), Anna Maria and her husband Tihamer TOTH (Budapest, Hungary), Elizabeth FRITZ (London), Ron and wife Pauline TIPPEL (London,) Catharine LANDON (Saint Thomas,) Henry and wife Marilyn TIPPEL (London and Watford), Eva TIPPEL (Saint Thomas). Grandmother to 11 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. Also survived by several nieces. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 2: 00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. at the Westview Funeral Chapel, 709 Wonderland Road North, where the funeral service will be conducted on Thursday, April 13th, 2006 at 1: 00 p.m. Interment, Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Margaretha are asked to consider the charity of your choice.

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LANDON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-11-08 published
LANDON, Ryan
At Sunnybrook Hospital, Toronto, on Monday, November 6, 2006, Ryan LANDON, of Ingersoll, in his 23rd year. Loving son of Davis and Debbie LANDON of Ingersoll. Dear brother of Kristy and Corey both at home. Beloved grand_son of Mollie LANDON of Ingersoll and Peggy DURSTON of Woodstock. Dear nephew of Dave and Sharon DURSTON of London, Doug DURSTON of Ingersoll, Jeff and Karen DURSTON of Ingersoll, Linda and Jeff DOWDALL of Woodstock, Parry and Darlene LANDON of Ingersoll and Al and Patti LANDON of Ingersoll. Sadly missed by several cousins. Predeceased by his grandparents Mac LANDON (2004) and Carman DURSTON (1978) and Uncle Ted DURSTON (1998). Friends will be received at the McBeath-Dynes Funeral Home, 246 Thames St. S., Ingersoll Thursday 7-9 p.m. and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at Saint_James Anglican Church, Ingersoll on Saturday, November 11, 2006 at 2: 00 p.m. Rev. James CARR officiating. Interment Harris Street Cemetery. Memorial donations to Big Brothers Big Sisters would be appreciated. "Ryan created magic in the lives of all who knew him."

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LANDON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-11-21 published
LANDON, Ryan
The family of the late Ryan LANDON wish to extend heartfelt thanks and appreciation to our dear relatives, Friends, neighbours and the community for their floral tributes, monetary donations, cards, letters and drawings, photographs and videos, phone calls, food, expressions of sympathy and all acts of kindness in the recent loss of our cherished son and brother, Ryan. Special thanks to Father Jim CARR who supported us at the hospital with his prayers and presence, his regular visits and his comforting words the Saint_James Anglican Church Women, choir, and members of Saint_James Anglican Church for the beautiful memorial service and their continued care and concern. Thank you to Doug and Janet DYNES at the McBeath-Dynes Funeral Home for providing a warm and comforting environment in which to celebrate Ryan's life. Special thanks to Doctor McBRIDE and staff at Alexandra Hospital in Ingersoll, Dr. GAN and staff at London Health Sciences Centre-Victoria Campus and Doctor CORDOTTO and staff at Sunnybrook Hospital in Toronto, for their amazing expertise and excellent care and support for Ryan and our family. Thanks to the Ingersoll Fire Service, Oxford County Emergency Medical Services and the Oxford Ontario Provincial Police for their quick response and care. Sincere thanks to Ted WALKER and Ryan FURNANDIZ for their bravery -- for giving us the opportunity and honour to personally say goodbye to Ryan. A genuine thank you to our special "ninjas" and "angels" who supported us daily and continue to hold us up -- words can never express how we feel. Heartfelt thanks to Ryan's loving family, godparents, Friends, pallbearers, co-workers and Seiwa-Kai Karate family who personally shared in celebrating Ryan's life through their presence, memorials, inspirational words and comforting support. We have been blessed in so many ways. Ryan magically touched several lives in his short adventure with us -- both young and old. His discipline for karate led him to earn his 3rd dan black belt; to achieve the title of Sensei and to become a teacher to others -- not only in karate but in life as well. Ryan's passion for magic also lifted the spirits and minds of those who had the honour of watching him perform. His gift to make everyone smile and laugh, and his strong yet gentle heart will forever be remembered. We miss you Ryan! Toddles! Love Davis, Deb, Kristy and Corey.

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LANDON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.strathroy.age_dispatch 2006-05-09 published
LANDON, Debbie
In loving memory of our friend, Debbie LANDON May 13, 2005.
Always remembered by Della and Cynthia

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LANDONI o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-18 published
MONK, Harold Lisney
81, of Spring Hill, Florida, went to be with the Lord, the morning of Tuesday, January 10, 2006, at Evergreen Woods Rehab Center in Spring Hill. He was born in Port Credit, Ontario, October 20, 1924, the son of Harry MONK and Violet TRUSLER. He attended Port Credit High School. He served in the Canadian Navy, stationed at Halifax, Nova Scotia. He started his career at Sangamo Electric, where he met his future wife, Doreen. He then worked with Sun Life of Canada before landing a position with South Bend Lathe. It would be a company that would take him from Canada to Luxembourg, and then to the United States. He devoted 33½ years to the company, climbing to the position of Vice President of Marketing. He was an avid sailor, wood boat owner/enthusiast, and decoy collector. He loved the outdoors, Northern Michigan and Lake Charlevoix. After retiring he and his wife summered for years in Boyne City/Horton Bay. He was a member of the Masonic Order, Quinte/St. Alban's Lodge No. 620 in Toronto. A big part of his life was Saint Martin's Episcopal Church of Hudson, Florida. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Doreen Grace (BILLETT) of Spring Hill; son, Christopher L. (Georganna) MONK of Boyne City, Michigan; daughter, Laurie Ann ROETTGER of Winston-Salem, North Carolina; sister, Betty (Don) LANDONI of Fergus, Ontario; granddaughters, Jennifer (Andrew SCHROEDER) MONK- REISING of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, and Madilyn E. ROETTGER of Lambertville, New Jersey; and great-granddaughter, Viola E. SCHROEDER of Oshkosh, Wisconsin. A memorial service to celebrate Harold's life is planned for 3: 00 p.m. on Sunday, January 22, 2006 at Saint Martin's Episcopal Church in Hudson. It was Harold's wish that contributions be made to the Shriner's Children's Hospital in Tampa or Saint Martin's Episcopal Church.

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LANDONI o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-20 published
MUNRO, William " Bill"
Passed away peacefully, with his family by his side, on Wednesday, January 18, 2006. Bill MUNRO of Fergus, age 71, beloved husband of the late Sheilah MUNRO (HAMMOND) (2002.) Loving father of Scott and his wife Janie of Guelph, Jodi and her husband Tullio BERGAGNINI of Mississauga, and Suzy and her husband Gary LLOYD of Aberfoyle. Cherished grandpa of Isabella, MacGregor, Taylor, Cameron and Sydney. Loved son-in-law of Margaret and Perrin HAMMOND of Fergus. Dear brother of Robert (Bert) of Cambridge and sister Christina (Chrissy) LANDONI of Fergus. Bill is survived by a number of nieces and nephews and other family and Friends. Predeceased by sisters Margaret and Lorna and brother Angus. The family will receive their Friends at the Graham A. Giddy Funeral Home and Chapel, 280 St. David Street South, Fergus, from 7-9 p.m. Saturday and 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday. Complete Funeral Service will be held at the St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 325 St. Geroge Street West, Fergus, on Monday, January 23, 2006 at 11: 00 a.m., followed by cremation. Reverend David WHITECROSS officiating at the service. Remembrances to the Children's Wish Foundation would be appreciated by the family. (Cards available at the funeral home, 519-843-3100). www.grahamgiddyfh.com

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LANDOW o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-11-27 published
FRIEDMAN, Morris
On Saturday, November 25th, 2006, surrounded by his family. Morris FRIEDMAN, beloved husband of 58 years to Fela, loving and devoted father of Doreen and Philip LANDOW and Janis and David BRESLIN. Kind and thoughtful grandfather to Nori and Teddy, Kyle and Jenn, Joelle, Yale and Jaye. A special thank you to Oswaldo HERRERA and Violeta BELTRAN. At Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel, 2401 Steeles Avenue West (3 lights west of Dufferin), for service on Monday, November 27th at 11: 30 a.m. Interment Lipsker Young Men's Society Section of Bathurst Lawn Memorial Park. Shiva will be held at 17 Lilywood Road after 1: 00 p.m. If desired, memorial donations may be made to Toronto Hadassah WIZO, 416-630-8373. A Gentle Man and a gentleman.

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LANDRIAULT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-02-17 published
FRASER, Nancy Ruth
Peacefully at Lakeridge Health-Oshawa on Thursday, February 16th, 2006 at the age of 67. Beloved wife of Jack FRASER for 51 years. Dear mother of David and his wife Helga, Dennis and his wife Laurie and Donald and his wife Jennifer. Lovingly remembered by grandchildren Hillary, Stephanie, Gillian, Nicole, Travis, Sara, Jeff and great-grandchildren Jacob and Sierra. Sister of Sylvia (David) STEWARD/STEWART/STUART, Florence HOOPER, Joan LANDRIAULT and the late Betty McKENZIE, Roberta HUDSON, Gloria ANDERSON, James and Lawrence BENNETT. Sister-in-law of Harry ANDERSON, Connie MILLER and Marion (Kenneth) COOK. Friends may call at Oshawa Funeral Service "Thornton Chapel", 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Friday, February 17th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Saturday, February 18th at 9: 30 a.m. Interment Thornton Cemetery.

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LANDRY o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-01-07 published
ROY, John
Passed on peacefully surrounded by his family at Chateau Gardens, London, on Thursday January 5th, 2006, John ROY of London in his 79th year. Beloved husband of Margaret (SHIELDS) ROY. Dear father of Mary Anne GREENBECK and her husband Russell, Susan ROY and her husband Jay RANKIN, Jane ROY and her husband Glen PEARSON, and Jennifer BELLMORE and her husband Bill. Dear brother of Margaret MacDONALD of Blackpool, England (and late husband Jimmy) and predeceased by his brother David ROY (and his wife Jeanne). Also loved by his grandchildren Jim, John, Jonah, Sam, Nicole, Abuk, Max and Madeline and his step-grandchildren Kathy, Kristy, Jordan and Kim. Greatly missed by his many nieces, nephews, family and Friends. John graduated in Civil Engineering at St. Andrew's University in Scotland, and worked for the Ontario Ministry of Transportation for over 30 years. Honorary Member of Stormont Lodge No. 1524 Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons Scone, Scotland (1961), and Past Warden of St. George's Anglican Church, London. Friends will be received by the family from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Sunday at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London (433-5184). The funeral service will be held at St. George's Anglican Church, 227 Wharncliffe Road North, London, on Monday January 9th at 11 a.m. with Reverend Dr. Timothy G. CONNOR officiating. Interment in Woodland Cemetery, London, followed by a reception at St. George's Church. The family would like to express special thanks to Rachael LANDRY and all the caring staff of Chateau Gardens, London. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations would be appreciated to the Choir Bursary Fund, St. George's Anglican Church, 227 Wharncliffe Road North, London, Ontario N6G 2B6. On line condolences accepted at www.amgeorgefh.on.ca

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LANDRY o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-04-19 published
BENNETT, Jim
Peacefully at London Health Sciences Centre University Campus, surrounded by his family on Monday, April 17th, 2006, Jim BENNETT in his 73rd year. Beloved husband of Lucy BENNETT of London. Dear father of Chris, Terry (Kim), Andre (Dawn), Debbie Verdon (Wayne) all of London and John (Janice) of Windsor. Loving grandfather of Meaghan, Melissa, Sarah, Michael, Cody, Taylor, Taycee, Caden, Jason and Jaclyn. Brother of Anne BENNETT of Buchans, Newfoundland. Predeceased by his daughter Michelle LANDRY and grandchildren Justin and Jordan LANDRY. Cremation has taken place. Private service at a later date. Expressions of sympathy and donations (London Health Sciences Foundation) would be appreciated and may be made through London Cremation Services. 672-0459 or online at www.londoncremation.com

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LANDRY o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-05-06 published
LANDRY, Fernand " Fern" Ronald
At the Saint Thomas-Elgin General Hospital on Friday, May 5th, 2006. Fernand "Fern" Ronald LANDRY of Wallacetown in his 56th year. Beloved husband of Linda Marie (LOREFICE) LANDRY and dearly loved father of Terry and his wife Erin LANDRY, Iona and Laura and her husband Jason KASPERSMA, Strathroy. Dear brother of Donald and his wife Diane LANDRY, Welland; Claude and his wife Linda LANDRY, St. Catharines; Lucien and his wife Lorraine LANDRY, Coniston; Diane and her husband Jonas STEAD, Newfoundland, Sue LANDRY, Hanmer; Jean LANDRY and her partner Calvin MOGGY, Blind River; Marie LANDRY, London; Lucille and her husband Dennis GIBEAULT, Garson; Gerald LANDRY; Garson and Leo and his wife Cindy LANDRY, Brantford. Fern is also lovingly remembered by his grandchildren Cole LANDRY and Abigail KASPERSMA and by a number of nieces and nephews. He was born November 24th, 1950 in North Bay to Leo and Theresa (LECUYER) LANDRY. Fern was a self employed Dumptruck driver and was a member of the International Union of Operating Engineers. He loved fishing and was a huge Nascar Fan (especially Tony Stewart). Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin Street, Saint Thomas where funeral service will be held Monday at 11: 00 a.m. Cremation to follow in London. Visitation Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Remembrances may be made to the Liver Foundation, the Cancer Society or the Diabetes Association.

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LANDRY o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-05-22 published
GREMONPREZ, Michael Allan
Of Saint Thomas, on Saturday, May 20, 2006, at the Saint Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, in his 33rd year. Much loved partner of Christina "Chris" EASTON and loved father of Katherine. Dearly loved son of Millie (LANDRY) GREMONPREZ and the late Julien "Boone" GREMONPREZ (2001) and loved brother of Cory and his wife Nobuko GREMONPREZ of Houston, Daniel and his partner Amy HINES of Saint Thomas and Sandra GREMONPREZ and her partner Darryl ARNOLD of Saint Thomas. Dear nephew of Joe GREMONPREZ of Saint Thomas. Sadly missed by a number of cousins. Michael was born in Saint Thomas on December 2, 1973. He worked at Sterling Trucks. Mike was an avid outdoorsman. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and fourwheeling. He also was a Scout Leader. Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin Street, Saint Thomas where funeral service will be held Thursday at 1: 00 p.m. Cremation to follow, with interment of ashes in Union Cemetery. Visitation Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Remembrances may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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LANDRY o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-06-03 published
BREAULT, Monica (née BROWN) (1913-2006)
To live in the hearts we leave behind is not to die -- Thomas Campbell.
A mother, a sister, a grandmother and great-grandmother, Monica passed away peacefully on May 29th after a brief illness. Dignified to the end, she will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by her two daughters and their spouses; Elise and Tom ACHESON and Rosemary and Ken LANDRY. Cherished grandmother of Andrea and Dave SHARROCK, Mary Beth ACHESON, Marc LANDRY and Julie LANDRY. Great-grandmother of Aislynn, Teagan, Callum and Thomas. Dear sister of Elsie BROWN, Betty LASEK and Doctor Jim BROWN. Born and raised in Windsor, Ontario, Monica's family moved to London during her adolescence. There, she later met and married her husband (the late) Dr Henri BREAULT. Returning with Henri to Windsor, they shared 45 good years together, often traveling to various countries and spending summers with their family at their cottage in Grand Bend. After studying in sociology at the University of Windsor, Monica contributed to many facets of the Windsor community, including the Catholic Children's Aid Society, the Catholic Family Service Bureau and Maryvale. Closer to family, Monica had been living happily in Calgary since January 2003. She was sustained by her wonderful memories of Friends and good times in Windsor, Grand Bend and London. Family and Friends are invited to meet on Wednesday, June 21, 2006 at Our Lady of Guadelupe Church (Wyandotte and Raymond) for visitation from 9: 30 a.m. until the time of Memorial Mass at 10: 30 a.m. Interment Saint Anne's Cemetery. (Janisse Bros-Marcotte Funeral Home, 1139 Ouellette Ave., (253-5225) entrusted with the funeral arrangements.) In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Children's Wish Foundation. A tree will be planted in memory of Monica BREAULT in the Janisse Bros-Marcotte Heritage Forest. A dedication service will be held September 24, 2006. All are welcome. The family invites you to share your memories and sign the Book of Condolences at www.janissemarcotte.ca

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LANDRY o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-06-06 published
PEPLER, Donald James
At London Health Sciences Centre, Victoria Hospital on Saturday June 3rd, 2006, Donald James PEPLER of London in his 87th year. Beloved husband of the late Kathleen Iris (TUPHOLME) PEPLER. Dear father of Kathleen Iris and her husband William J. LANDRY of London. Loved by one granddaughter Debbie GILLESPIE and Guy RAMEAU and predeceased by one grand_son Michael LANDRY. Loved by three great grand_sons Brian, Kevin and Corey GILLESPIE. Don was a Veteran of World War 2 Essex Scottish Regiment. Friends will be received at the Evans Funeral Home, 648 Hamilton Rd. (one block east of Egerton) on Tuesday 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the Chapel on Wednesday June 7th, 2006 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Brian McKAY officiating. Interment Woodland Cemetery. Friends who wish may make memorial donations to the charity of their choice. Online condolences www.evansfh.ca A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Mr. PEPLER.

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LANDRY o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-07-09 published
ARNOLD, Shirley Bernice (née THOMAS)
Peacefully with her family at her side at the Bluewater Health-Mitton Street Site-Sarnia on Friday, July 7, 2006. Shirley Bernice ARNOLD, age 67 years of Sarnia. Beloved wife of William "Bill" ARNOLD. Loving mother of Lee Ann LAM and her husband Ed, Kathy BROWN and her husband Fred, and Esther LANDRY and her husband Ron, all of Sarnia. Dear grandmother of Jennifer, Karl, Kenrick, Chantel, Edmond, Katie, Scotty and Meagan. Also survived by her brother Donald THOMAS and his wife Lee of Texas and her sister Barbara SMITH of Sarnia. Predeceased by her son Kenneth Thomas ARNOLD (1979) and by her parents Garnet and Beatrice THOMAS. Friends will be received at the Knight Funeral Home, 588 St. Clair Parkway, Corunna on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday with Rev. Mike KUEHL officiating. Interment Moore-Union Cemetery, Mooretown. As expressions of sympathy Friends who wish may send memorial donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or to the charity of one's choice. Knight 519-862-2845.

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LANDRY o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-12-18 published
McCAUGHEY, Edward Francis
Peacefully, surrounded by his family at Chelsey Park Nursing Home, London on Friday, December 15, 2006, Edward Francis McCAUGHEY, in his 92nd year. Edward was born on October 10th, 1915 in Fredericton, New Brunswick. He was one of 13 children of the late Robert McCAUGHEY and Elizabeth RICE. Beloved husband of Geraldine (PELLETIER.) Dear father of Madeline (Albert) McINTOSH, Lorraine SINCLAIR and Carol (Melvin) CAREW all of London. Predeceased by his daughter Alice COUTURE (October 2004.) Father-in-law of Richard COUTURE of Windsor. He will be lovingly remembered by his grandchildren Mark (Lisa) McINTOSH of Saint Thomas, Daniel (Michelle) McINTOSH of Mount Brydges, Glen (Sarah) SINCLAIR and Heather (Jason) KNAPP of London. Dear Great-grandfather to Naomi, Hannah, Benjamin, Macy, Gillian, Malcolm, Faye and Callum. Also survived by his sister Nora (Clarence) LANDRY of Calgary, Alberta and Louis (Terry) McCAUGHEY of Deux Montagnes, Quebec. Visitors will be received at John T. Donohue Funeral Home, 362 Waterloo Street at King Street, London on Monday evening, December 18th, 2006 from 7-9 o'clock. Funeral Mass at Holy Family Parish, 777 Valetta Street, London on Tuesday morning at 10 o'clock. Cremation with private interment in Saint Peter's Cemetery at a later date. Prayers Monday evening at 7: 30 o'clock. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimers Society would be greatly appreciated.

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LANDRY o@ca.on.simcoe_county.nottawasaga.collingwood.enterprise-bulletin 2006-03-08 published
MCINNES/MCINNIS, Clarence Stanley
Passed away on Friday, March 03, 2006, at the Collingwood General and Marine Hospital in his 82nd year. Clarence, husband of Eileen MCINNES/MCINNIS of Singhampton. Dear father of Jim and Lynda MCINNES/MCINNIS, Doug and Nancy LONG and Darleen MCINNES/MCINNIS. Loving grandfather of Brad and Sumer MCINNES/MCINNIS, Stacey LANDRY, Gillian LANDRY, Darren LONG, and great grandfather of Cole, Paige, Ethan, Ryan, Emily, Wyatt and Alex. Clarence is survived by his sisters Vera McDERMITT and Doreen and her husband Jim CLOSE, and by brother- in-law Bob McILHERON and sister-in-law Francis McDERMITT. A private family mass was held on Tuesday, March 7, 2006 at St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church in Stayner. A Celebration of Life for Clarence's Friends and family will be held on Saturday, March 11, 2006 at 1: 00 p.m. at the home of Doug and Nancy LONG. Friends may leave comments for the family by visiting www.fawcettfuneralhomes.com

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LANDRY o@ca.on.simcoe_county.nottawasaga.stayner.stayner_sun 2006-03-08 published
MCINNES/MCINNIS, Clarence Stanley
Passed away on Friday, March 03, 2006, at the Collingwood General and Marine Hospital in his 82nd year. Clarence, husband of Eileen MCINNES/MCINNIS of Singhampton. Dear father of Jim and Lynda MCINNES/MCINNIS, Doug and Nancy LONG and Darleen MCINNES/MCINNIS. Loving grandfather of Brad and Sumer MCINNES/MCINNIS, Stacey LANDRY, Gillian LANDRY, Darren LONG, and great grandfather of Cole, Paige, Ethan, Ryan, Emily, Wyatt and Alex. Clarence is survived by his sisters Vera McDERMITT and Doreen and her husband Jim CLOSE, and by brother-in-law Bob McILHERON and sister-in-law Francis McDERMITT. A private family mass was held on Tuesday, March 7, 2006 at St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church in Stayner. A Celebration of Life for Clarence's Friends and family will be held on Saturday, March 11, 2006 at 1: 00 p.m. at the home of Doug and Nancy LONG. Friends may leave comments for the family by visiting www.fawcettfuneralhomes.com
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LANDRY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-04-28 published
Pat MARSDEN, Broadcaster: (1936-2006)
Canadian Football League play-by-play specialist and radio host lived life large. He stiffed a Nevada casino over a gambling debt, took a swing at his boss and was bailed out of jail by Brian MULRONEY
By James CHRISTIE with files from William HOUSTON, Page S9
It was part of Pat MARSDEN's profession, as a caller of football play-by-plays and a radio host, to be a storyteller. But the Ottawa-born broadcast star didn't just tell entertaining tales he often starred in them.
Citing his Irish heritage, Mr. MARSDEN was alternately provocative, funny, obstinate, sentimental, pugnacious and -- until he stopped imbibing in recent years -- always willing to buy an adversary a drink while he hammered away with his opinions. "He had to get out of here because he couldn't get a rum and coke," his wife, T.A. MARSDEN, told radio station The Fan 590 yesterday morning from Sunnybrook Hospital, minutes after his death.
An eight-year stint as co-host of The Fan morning show was the last stop in a career of more than four decades behind the microphone or in front of the camera. Mr. MARSDEN even parodied sports broadcasters as a television actor, sporting a slicked-down comb-over, a loud plaid jacket and talking in exaggerated tones as he interviewed calamity-prone stuntman Super Dave Osborne (a.k.a. Bob Einstein) in a 1992 series.
He is best known for his play-by-play coverage of the Canadian Football League telecasts and Grey Cup championships in the 1970s and 1980s. He also worked as host of the 1972 Canada-Soviet Union hockey summit series telecasts. His longest stint was 19 years with CTV's Toronto flagship station CFTO, where he had a reputation for marching to his own beat. In a 1986 Globe and Mail interview, Mr. MARSDEN said bluntly, "Nobody tells me what to do and nobody tells me what to say, on or off the air. I developed a thick skin a long time ago and I don't care how people would like me to act. I won't be dull and I'll always have self respect." He declared that he would always be himself.
"He did it his own way," said long-time colleague Fergie Olver, who knew Mr. MARSDEN could make connections at the high and low ends of the social scale. "He was the only guy who was thrown in jail in Regina on a Friday night, and then he went to Montreal where he was thrown in jail again, and [former prime minister] Brian MULRONEY bailed him out."
Indeed, when Mr. MARSDEN signed off for the last time in May of 2004, Mr. MULRONEY phoned the station from Europe to congratulate him on his career.
Pat MARSDEN was an Ottawa native who started a career in radio as director of CKOY. He went on to become the long-time sports director of CFTO, returning to radio at CFRB after a stormy exchange with CFTO news and public-affairs vice-president Ted STEUBING over a technical problem. Mr. MARSDEN reportedly lunged across Mr. STEUBING's desk to scuffle with the boss.
He also worked with Bill Watters on TSN's The Sports Page. "Whenever I was with him, it would be 30 seconds and I'd either be laughing at me or laughing at him, or with him," said Mr. Watters, who had seen the lighter side of the broadcaster.
After Mr. MARSDEN retired and moved to Florida, Fan 590 executives sought him out in 1994 to fight a desperate ratings battle for Toronto listeners. He'd been out of the market some eight years, but The Fan program director Nelson MILLMAN said the station had pursued him to gain credibility for a new format.
"We'd come through two seasons of labour stoppages in sports&hellip we were floundering. We had Bob McCOWN in the afternoons and we needed to fix the morning show. Pat gave us some stability in 1994 and 1995. He was the right guy in the right place at the right time. He was a character like no other and he represented sport in this town."
At The Fan, Mr. MARSDEN at first paired with the hip and younger John DERRINGER. Both men were from the right side of the political spectrum, both had ties to the United States and an antipathy for prime minister Jean Chrétien.
Yet their chemistry was not great. Mr. MARSDEN had come from an era of radio crooners and crop reports, while Mr. DERRINGER from a culture of rock radio. There was more dissonance than charm in their old-young mix and Mr. DERRINGER ultimately departed. He was replaced by Don LANDRY, another young foil for Mr. MARSDEN.
"Pat and Don were much more opposites politically and in outlook toward life," said Mr. MILLMAN. " That made for better chemistry than someone who often agreed with Pat's political outlook. When sparks fly, that's entertainment."
Mr. LANDRY's comedic aptitude lightened the mood and ratings began to climb for an odd couple that could laugh at each other and at themselves. "Half the people loved it, half asked me 'why do you pick on Pat so much, '? Mr. LANDRY said. "Good chemistry or bad chemistry is a question of taste, but he was loved. By now, he's probably found Pierre Trudeau and is bawling him out for what he did as prime minister."
That scenario would be a stretch of the imagination. Mr. MARSDEN and Mr. Trudeau wouldn't fit in each other's version of heaven. Hell, possibly.
"Nobody's perfect, but nobody wore his imperfection as well as Pat MARSDEN," Mr. DERRINGER said. "The smile, the laugh, the ability to keep things on an even keel was always an inspiration."
Mr. MARSDEN commuted from his Florida home for the first few years of his Fan 590 job, rooming in Toronto weekdays and flying home weekends to the United States, always returning with gripes about Canadian gasoline prices, the non-functioning escalators at Pearson Airport and former Mr. Chretien's lack of support for U. S foreign policy. Later, Mr. MARSDEN and his family eventually moved back to Toronto.
The station opted not to renew his contract in May 2004. Rogers Communications, which owns the station, had the option of picking up three more years on a five-year pact that has been paying him $300,000 annually, but declined. They paid him off with six months remaining in his 2004 contract and Pat MARSDEN didn't complain.
"Getting up at 4 o'clock is so tiring, you can't function properly. I'm not at all disappointed.
"If they don't want you, they don't want you. I'm finished with the business. It's like you don't matter any more. That's fine. No use worrying about it. You take what comes along in life.'"
Mr. MARSDEN lived life large, enjoyed a party, loved his rum and his outings to casinos. In 1981, he managed to borrow $30,000 (U.S.) from the owners of the casino at The Dunes Las Vegas hotel in Nevada and signed a series of markers when his money ran out. He then left three cheques, two of them postdated. Back in Toronto, he stopped payment on the latter pair. The casino owners took him to an Ontario District Court -- and lost. Judge James TROTTER said that Nevada's gambling laws and demand for payment were "unenforceable in Ontario," and that Mr. MARSDEN's cheques were an "illegal consideration" under Ontario's Gaming Act.
Gambler though he was, Mr. MARSDEN knew he had no chance of beating cancer. He was diagnosed after visiting his doctor about a pain in his lower back. Lung cancer was found and it had spread into his bones. He had been a smoker since a young child "but I have no regrets. I'm 69 and I've had a good life with lots of laughs and lots of Friends. Lots of great memories."
"I started smoking when I was four years old," he once said in an interview with The Globe and Mail's William HOUSON. " Somebody said to me, 'Christ, where the hell did you grow up, in Mississippi?' No, but I had an old uncle who thought it was hilarious, as he and his pals sat around the kitchen table having a beer, if I would come in and have a smoke with them. That's when I started. I never quit."
While in hospital, he received phone calls from generations of broadcast colleagues and sports reporters. He was visited by Leo Cahill (former Toronto Argonauts coach), and Scotty Bowman (retired National Hockey League coach) and by Brian KILREA, the long-time coach of the major-junior 67's hockey team in Ottawa, where Mr. MARSDEN grew up.
"The only thing I can say is, don't feel sorry for me," he said. "I've had a terrific life and a terrific wife and great children, and I'm delighted with the way my life has gone.
"I would have liked for it to have been a little longer, but, you know, you reap what you sow."
Pat MARSDEN was born in Ottawa, November 8, 1936, and died of lung cancer in Toronto yesterday. He leaves his wife, T.A., daughter Taylor, son Connor, and three grown children from his first marriage: Mike, Patti-Lee, and Ruth Mary.

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LANDRY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-03-11 published
SHAUGHNESSY, Bergin William
Royal Canadian Air Force October 1941-October 1945
Passed away, at Stevenson Memorial Hospital, Alliston, Ontario, on Thursday, March 9, 2006, in his 86th year. Beloved husband of the late Flora LANDRY. Loved father of Dan SHAUGHNESSY and his wife Faith of Mono Centre, Donna and her husband Ron INGRAM of Alliston. Loving Grandpa of Ian and Cheryl, Sean, Stephen and Cindy and Lesley. Loved Great-grandpa Bergin of Katharine, Brian, Vivian and Bergan. Dear brother of Monica McKINNON, and predeceased by Marguerite McBRIDE, Florence MURPHY, Irene SHAUGHNESSY, Susan PENDER, Annie McKINNON, Joseph SHAUGHNESSY and Francis SHAUGHNESSY. Bergin will be fondly remembered by his nieces, nephews and Friends. Resting at W. John Thomas Funeral Home, 244 Victoria Street E., Alliston, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Sunday, March 12, 2006. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Paul the Apostle Church, 190 King Street S., Alliston, on Monday, March 13, 2006 at 10: 30 a.m. Interment St. Paul's Cemetery, Alliston, Ontario.

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LANDRY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-02 published
LANDRY, Norman Dale (January 7, 1961-March 30, 2006)
Of Dovercourt Rd. A private service has been held.

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