SANDILANDS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-10-19 published
SPEERS, Karen Elizabeth (née SANDILANDS)
Serenely at Peace Arch Hospital on October 16th, 2006, in her 57th year. Beloved wife of Gary and proud mother of Natalie (James and James Jr); Michelle and her children Grace, Wil and Ben Sondra (Greg) and son Nicolas. Predeceased by her father John SANDILANDS and survived by her mother Connie, sister Linda (Jordan and Seana MITCHELL) and brother Rod and his wife Gisele. Matriarch to a large and loving extended family. Born in Simcoe, Ontario on July 16, 1949, Karen embraced military life through marriage with Gary and raised her fledgling family in a European setting in the seventies. Karen immersed herself in community life upon the Speers arrival in the Surrey area in the eighties. She was President of the Parents' committee at Jessie Lee Elementary School, a Brownie Leader and a tireless community fundraiser. During this hectic period, Karen also found time to establish a cleaning company. She later returned to school as a mature student to realize a lifelong ambition to become a registered nurse. She succeeded and was selected as valedictorian for her graduating class of 1995, working at Saint Paul's Hospital until the advent of her illness in 2002. Karen enjoyed her growing family, camping excursions and supporting social activities through Al-Anon. The family would like to express their gratitude to the staffs of Saint Paul's, the British Columbia Cancer Agency and Peace Arch Hospital respectively for their attentiveness towards Karen and her family. A Memorial Service to honour Karen's life for those inspired by her compassion, wisdom, succulent home cooked meals and generosity will be held at Victory Memorial Park Funeral Centre 14831- 28th avenue Surrey, on October 21st 2006 at 2: 30 p.m. In lieu of flowers a donation to the British Columbia Cancer Society would be appreciated. 565 10th Avenue West, Vancouver British Columbia V5Z 9Z9. Victory Memorial Park Funeral Centre www.victorymemorialpark.com 604-536-6522

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SANDLAND o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-18 published
CHAMBERLAIN, Thomas " Tom"
Peacefully passed away after a lengthy illness on January 16, 2006 at Leisureworld, Norfinch Nursing Home at the age of 78. Tom, beloved husband of Emily (Bunty SANDLAND) for 57 years. Loving father of Susan and her husband Randy, Debbie and her husband Ron. Proud Grandpa of Jessie, Joey, Steven and Greg. Fondly remembered by other relatives and Friends. Friends may call at the Ward Funeral Home, 2035 Weston Rd. (north of Lawrence Ave.), Weston on Wednesday, January 18, from 6-9 p.m. and on Thursday from 10 a.m. until service in the chapel at 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Toronto Hospital For Sick Children would be appreciated by the family. If you wish, condolences may also be sent to tom.chamberlain@wardfh.com. Our sincere thanks and appreciation to the doctor, nurses and staff at Leisureworld.

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SANDLE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-02-11 published
KNIGHT, Dorothy Melrose, R.N., R.R.C.
Peacefully on February 4th at Creek Way Village in Burlington in her 93rd year; predeceased by sisters Frances STEELS of London, Ontario and Mary SANDLE of Komoka, Ontario. Dorothy, aunt Dot, was the family matriarch of nieces, Laverna SANDLE, Leila RUSSELL, and Noni STEELS and nephews, Earl SANDLE, Judd STEELS and Lee STEELS who will miss her dearly and to whom she was an inspiration. A graduate of nursing from Victoria Hospital in London, Ontario and Cook County Hospital in Chicago, Dorothy joined the medical corps shortly after the war broke out, served at Westminster Hospital in London and then overseas in an operating tent close to the front lines. Upon her return from the war Dorothy graduated from the University of Western Ontario in public health in 1947. Dorothy joined the Victorian Order of Nurses and served in Ottawa and Brantford before becoming head of the Oakville Victorian Order of Nurses where she served from 1954 to 1966. Dorothy organized and oversaw the Home Care programme in Hamilton-Wentworth until her retirement in 1974. Many good Friends fondly remember Dot's "gingerbread house" on the Bronte Road, Oakville, where she spent many happy years feeding the birds and looking after her cats. A private memorial gathering is to be announced. Memorial donations may be made to the Halton Victorian Order of Nurses 2370 Speers Road, Oakville Ontario, L6L 5M2

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SANDLE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-03-29 published
BOYNTON, David George Stanley
Of Brussels passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side on Sunday, March 26th, 2006. Born in Victoria Square on September 19th, 1934, David was in his 72nd year. Beloved husband of Jeanette (HOOVER) BOYNTON. Dear father of Jody BOYNTON and his partner Korby BANNER of Toronto and Jeff BOYNTON and his wife Nicole of High River, Alberta. Loving grandfather of Erin. Dear brother of Lawrence BOYNTON and his wife Audrey of Toronto, Jim BOYNTON and his wife Ruth of Jackson's Point and Don BOYNTON and his wife Dorothy of Markham. Also loved by his nieces and nephews and many Friends. Predeceased by his sisters Marion SANDLE, Grace BOYNTON and Helen CANNING. Friends will be received by the family from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Schimanski Family Funeral Home, 401 Albert Street, Brussels. The funeral service will be conducted from Brussels United Church, 61 King Street, Brussels on Friday, March 31st at 3: 00 p.m. Cremation with interment at Brussels Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Oncology Department of the London Regional Cancer Centre, Brussels United Church or to the charity of one's choice. Online condolences may be made at www.schimanskifamilyfuneralhome.com

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SANDLE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-02-11 published
KNIGHT, Dorothy Melrose, R.N., R.R.C.
Peacefully on February 4th, 2006, at Creek Way Village in Burlington in her 93rd year; predeceased by sisters Frances STEELS of London, Ontario and Mary SANDLE of Komoka, Ontario. Dorothy, Aunt Dot, was the family matriarch of nieces, Laverna SANDLE, Leila RUSSELL, and Noni STEELS and nephews, Earl SANDLE, Judd STEELS and Lee STEELS, who will miss her dearly and to whom she was an inspiration. A graduate of nursing from Victoria Hospital in London, Ontario and Cook County Hospital in Chicago, Dorothy joined the medical corps shortly after the war broke out, served at Westminster Hospital in London and then overseas in an operating tent close to the front lines. Upon her return from the war Dorothy graduated from the U.W.O. in public health in 1947. Dorothy joined the Victorian Order of Nurses and served in Ottawa and Brantford before becoming head of the Oakville Victorian Order of Nurses where she served from 1954 to 1966. Dorothy organized and oversaw the Home Care programme in Hamilton-Wentworth until her retirement in 1974. Many good Friends fondly remember Dot's "gingerbread house" on the Bronte Road, Oakville, where she spent many happy years feeding the birds and looking after her cats. A private memorial gathering is to be announced. Memorial donations may be made to the Halton Victorian Order of Nurses 2370 Speers Road, Oakville Ontario, L6L 5M2.

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SANDLE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-03-29 published
BOYNTON, David George Stanley
Of Brussels, passed away peacefully at home, with his family by his side, on Sunday, March 26, 2006. Born in Victoria Square on September 19, 1934, David was in his 72nd year. Beloved husband of Jeanette (HOOVER) BOYNTON. Dear father of Jody BOYNTON and his partner Korby BANNER of Toronto, and Jeff BOYNTON and his wife Nicole of High River, Alberta. Loving grandfather of Erin. Dear brother of Lawrence BOYNTON and his wife Audrey of Toronto, Jim BOYNTON and his wife Ruth of Jackson's Point, and Don BOYNTON and his wife Dorothy of Markham. Also loved by his nieces and nephews and many Friends. Predeceased by his sisters Marion SANDLE, Grace BOYNTON and Helen CANNING. Friends will be received by the family from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Schimanski Family Funeral Home, 401 Albert Street, Brussels. The Funeral Service will be conducted from Brussels United Church, 61 King Street, Brussels on Friday, March 31st at 3: 00 p.m. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Oncology Department of the London Regional Cancer Centre, Brussels United Church or to the charity of one's choice. Online condolences may be made at: www.schimanskifamilyfuneralhome.com

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SANDLUCK o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-02 published
SANDLUCK, " Edd" Edward James
Etobicoke Licence office, Apple Market, St. Pats Old Timers' Hockey. After a 5½ year battle with cancer, Edd passed away at home, on Saturday, April 1, 2006, in his 66th year. He will join his late wife Ellen (September 2003). He will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by his loving mother Evelyn, son Jack (Cheryl), granddaughters Tera, Tanya and Amanda, brothers Norm (Marg) and John, sisters Alma (John ARTEMENKO) and Sonia (Marv KELLS,) dear friend Doris, the Fowler family, many nieces, nephews, relatives, Friends and Misty. Predeceased by his father James (1975), brother Gordon (1980) and sister-in-law Thelma (1998). Edd will be remembered for his stories and jokes. 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 Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday at 11 a.m. in the Chapel. Interment Springcreek Cemetery. If desired, donations may be made to Mississauga Trillium Health Centre - Oncology Unit or charity of your choice. Messages of Condolence may be placed at www.RidleyFuneralHome.com

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SANDO o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-18 published
LAIDLER, Anne Barclay (née MARSHALL)
On February 17, 2006, in her 97th year. Wife of the late Jack LAIDLER. Dear mother of Joyce (Ted,) Louise (John,) John, and Bob (Donna). Dear grandmother of Darrell, David, Mike, Jason, Bob, and Kimberly. Great-grandmother of D.J., Sydney, Nicole, and Abigail. Sadly missed by her niece Anne SANDO. Funeral Services will be held at McDougall and Brown, 2900 Kingston Rd. Visitation Sunday February 19th 2: 00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Funeral Service, Monday, February 20 at 11: 00 a.m. Interment Resthaven Memorial Gardens.

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SANDOR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-02-27 published
TURANSKY, Emily
79 years. Passed away in Windsor, Ontario on February 20, 2006. In loving memory of our wonderful sister and aunt, who went to be with the Lord she loved and served for many years. She was an English Teacher at Nickel District Collegiate, worked with an Intervarsity group at school, taught at Berean Baptist Church in Sudbury and 10 great years at Central Baptist Seminary, now part of Heritage Baptist College and Seminary. Survived by her sister Barbara SANDOR (Windsor) and brother John TURANSKY (California) and many nieces and nephews. A private funeral service was held, followed by the interment at Victoria Memorial Gardens. Pastor Scott TURANSKY officiated. Anderson Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, Windsor, Ontario. (519-254-3223) entrusted with arrangements. Condolences at www.andersonfuneralhomewindsor. com

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SANDQUISAINT_D o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-24 published
ROWE, Robert Matthews (March 10, 1930-January 21, 2006)
Passed away in Collingwood in the presence of his wife and daughter after a courageous battle with cancer. Beloved partner and best friend of Patricia SANDQUISAINT_Dear father of Paul (Linda) ROWE, Nancy ROWE and Bruce (Bette) ROWE. Lovingly remembered by his 4 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Bob was predeceased by his parents Harvey and Irene (MATTHEWS) ROWE, sister Marianne O'CONNELL and his first wife Catherine Louise (SKINNER.) In his second career Bob was a respected real estate broker/manager with Royal LePage in Toronto until his retirement in 1987. A Memorial Service will be held at the Chatterson-Long Funeral Home, 404 Hurontario Street, Collingwood on Thursday, January 26, 2006 at 1 p.m. with visitation 1 hour prior to service. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Collingwood and District Humane Society would be appreciated. "Good Night, My Sweet Love"

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SANDRA o@ca.on.manitoulin.howland.little_current.manitoulin_expositor 2006-02-22 published
SANDRA SPENCER
In loving memory of Sandra Spencer, age 35 who passed away Sunday, February
19th, 2006 at her home. Beloved wife of Darrell Blacklock of Sudbury.
Cherished mother of Boston and Brianna. Loving daughter of Kenny and Ann
Spencer, Thomas and Elsie Spencer. Special sister of Lori (predeceased),
Clayton (Sam), Mark, Jason Whalen, Stan Whalen (Scott), Wayne (Brenda), Jack
(Coral), Terry (France) and Karen Hembruff (Calvin). Dear daughter-in-law of
Shirley Blacklock. Dear sister-in-law of Teresa (Ray), Hazel (predeceased),
Bentley, Grant (Tina), Maryanne Pichette (Gerald), and Everett (Linda).
Sadly missed by her best Friends Teresa and Patsy. Dear aunt of many nieces
and nephews. Funeral service in the R.J. Barnard Chapel, Jackson and Barnard
Funeral Home, 233 Larch Street, Thursday, February 23rd, 2006 at 7 pm.
Cremation at the Parklawn Crematorium. Donations to the Children's
Educational Trust would be appreciated. Friends may call after 3 pm
Thursday.

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SANDRIN o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-04-11 published
SANDRIN, Mildred May “Millie” (née WINFIELD)
Millie passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of her family on Monday, April 10th, 2006 in her 67th year. The former Millie WINFIELD was the beloved wife of the late Walter SANDRIN. She was the loving and devoted mother of Laurie and her husband Gord STILLER, Sharon and her husband Jim STIRLING, and Donna SANDRIN and her partner John ENGLISH. Her memory will live on in the hearts of her grandchildren: Sarah, Jamie, Nicole, Melissa, Tyler, Christopher and Samantha. She was a sister to Barbara and her husband Ian PENN, Lorna ZETTLER, and Stan ORTON and his wife Doris. Predeceased by her parents Reg and Sarah WINFIELD. Millie has lived in Chatsworth for thirty-four years; Chatsworth Village Councillor for twenty-three years and served as Reeve for seven years; she served as on Grey County Council for seven years Br. 464 Chatsworth Legion Ladies Aux. member for thirty-three years; a school bus driver for twenty-three years; Chatsworth Village community Santa Clause for twenty-five; original Chatsworth Santa Clause parade organizer for thirty years, a coach for girls baseball; coached girls hockey; a baseball umpire; drove hockey and baseball teams and did her Famous Rita MacNeil impersonations for eleven years. Millie will be remembered as a true lady that loved her family, had a great strength of character and a generous community spirit. May her memory and her tremendous example live on in the faces of her family and in the hearts of her many Friends. Please join the family for a time of reflection and remembrance at the Currie Funeral Home in Chatsworth on Wednesday afternoon and evening 2: 00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. thence to St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church on John St. in Chatsworth for the funeral service on Thursday afternoon at 1: 00 p.m. Rev. William VANDERSTELT officiating. As expressions of sympathy, memorial contributions to the Cystic Fibrosis Society, Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of your choice in lieu of flowers please. Members of Br. 464 Chatsworth Legion Ladies Auxiliary are requested to assemble at the Currie Funeral Home on Wednesday evening at 6: 30 p.m. for a memorial service.

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SANDRIN o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-04-11 published
Life was a parade for Millie SANDRIN
Former reeve worked hard at village's Santa Claus parade
By Scott DUNN, Tuesday, April 11, 2006
Millie SANDRIN, the community-minded, Santa suit-wearing, laughter-loving former Chatsworth reeve, died Monday at 66.
She died of cancer, which was diagnosed last summer.
Though quiet around the county council table unless something got her excited, she was relied upon to tell a joke or two at council lunches.
At a Grey County warden's party, she dressed up as Rita MacNeil to lip-synch the popular Cape Breton singer's songs. She started getting invitations to do all sorts of parties and did about five or six a year.
She drove a school bus for 23 years, coached girls hockey and baseball, umpired ball and dragged the ball diamond before gametime, and drove hockey players to games on the bus.
She jointly won the Alan Loucks Memorial trophy for recreation in the late 1980s with fellow Chatsworth councillor Terry McKay.
"She did a lot for the village here," said Laurie STILLER, the eldest of the three girls Walter and Millie SANDRIN had. "I think a lot of kids here can say that she was kind of their mom, too, always being there playing baseball, hockey, bus driving."
She was a Chatsworth Legion ladies' auxiliary member and is credited with helping to start the Chatsworth Christmas parade
Ms. SANDRIN began putting on a Santa suit and visiting children in the village on Christmas Eve 32 years ago. When the parade began a few years later, she was Santa's local representative for 25 years. She rode in the parade in a cherry picker one year and a manure spreader another, she once said.
If she is to be remembered for one thing, it would be for her community involvement, STILLER said.
McKAY, a Chatsworth councillor for 22 years, served with Ms. SANDRIN and lost to her when she became reeve. He saw her a week before she died. "She was a wonderful woman, she will be sadly missed."
She served as a village councillor for 23 years and as reeve for seven. She chose not to run for council for the amalgamated Municipality of Chatsworth in 2000.
She got involved in politics for the love of the community, McKAY said. "As far as Millie being a politician, I don't think Millie was a politician. I think she got in there because she wanted to be able to help the village. And she certainly did that."
Chatsworth Mayor Howard GREIG remembered SANDRIN's sense of humour most.
There will be a minute's silence in her honour at the next Chatsworth council meeting April 19.
She is survived by her children Laurie and her husband Gord STILLER Sharon and her husband Jim STIRLING and Donna SANDRIN and her partner John ENGLISH and her grandchildren.
Visitation hours Wednesday will be 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at Currie Funeral Home in Chatsworth. The funeral will take place at 1 p.m. at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church on John Street in Chatsworth. Interment will be at Glen Williams Cemetery, near Georgetown. Ms. SANDRIN's late husband, her parents and grandparents are in the family plot there.
A lunch will be served at the Chatsworth Legion after the funeral service.

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SANDRIN o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-05-13 published
SANDRIN, Walter
It's hard to believe 12 years have passed. Now you have Mum to join you, Too early for her time. I so sadly miss you both, but happy to know The two of you are together again. I know you're watching over me And that gives comfort to my sadness.
- Love, your daughter, Donna

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SANDRIN o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-11-20 published
SANDRIN, Odovilio " Sandy"
At London Health Sciences Centre -- University Hospital on Friday, November 17th, 2006 Odovilio "Sandy" SANDRIN of London in his 95th year. Beloved husband of Lucienne (BEAUCHEMIN) SANDRIN. Dear father of Carmen POMMERAY and her husband Christopher of Vichy, France; and Ronald SANDRIN and his wife Maria of Arnhem, Holland. Dear brother of Joseph SANDRIN and his wife Mary of Guelph, Ontario. Loving grandfather of Anica SANDRIN -- Litt of Lyons, France; Charlie and Valentin POMMERAY both of Vichy, France. Friends will be received by the family from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London where the funeral service will be conducted in the chapel on Wednesday, November 22nd, 2006 at 10: 00 a.m. with Reverend Murray SAMPLE of St. Michael's Church officiating. Interment in St. Peter's Cemetery, London. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the London Regional Cancer Program, 747 Baseline Road East, London, Ontario N6C 2R6. (Online condolences accepted at www.amgeorgefh.on.ca)

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SANDRIN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-07 published
ORLANDO, Frank Joseph
On January 5, 2006, Frank ORLANDO passed away peacefully, in his sleep, surrounded by his loving wife of 60 years Esther, sons Thomas and Michael, daughter Louise, and close family friend Joseph. Also survived by his daughter-in-law Virginia; grandchildren Jonathan, Tamara, Stephanie and Michael; his sister Ida and her husband Al TUCKER. He will be lovingly remembered by his many relatives, Friends and extended family: Gary and Josie SANDRIN, Vince and Viola ARNONE, and Laura SORICHETTI, Prim arid Eric Jean BAPTISTE and family. All are invited to visit at the Pine Hills Visitation, Chapel and Reception Centre, 625 Birchmount Rd. (north of St. Clair Ave. E., 416-267-8229), on Sunday, January 8, 2006 from 1-4 and 6-8 p.m. A service to commemorate Frank's life will he held in the Chapel on Monday at 10: 00 a.m., followed by interment with a reception at Pine Hills to follow. In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to the Toronto East General Hospital Foundation.

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SANDS o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-01-24 published
SANDS, Stephen Allan
"Weep not for me but courage take, And love one another for my sake."
In loving memory of our dear son and brother, Stephen Allan, who God suddenly called home, 25 years ago, January 24, 1981. No longer in our lives to share But in our hearts he is always there. He was happy and smiling, always content, Loved and respected wherever he went. Just when his life seemed brightest, Just when his hopes seemed best, God took him from among us, To his eternal rest. But the impressions he made on our lives Will never leave We treasure them It is the one gift that stays forever Love is our greatest gift to him. Forever loved and missed by Mom, Dad, Shari-Lee and Sean.

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SANDS o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-04-10 published
LOGAN, Howard Lee
A resident of Moraviantown, passed away at the L.H.S.C. Westminster Campus, London on Saturday April 8, 2006 at the age of 49. Born in Chatham son of the Late Norman L. and Rose (ORNICK) LOGAN. Beloved husband of Emma (SANDS) LOGAN. Loving father of Christie, Amanda, Megan, Kalli, Howard, and Norman LOGAN all of Moraviantown. Loving grandfather of Talon, Mikaya, Zachary, and Phoenix. Dear brother of Sandra MENESS, and Louis and Doreen LOGAN all of Moraviantown. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his grandaughter Emmalee. The Logan family will receive Friends at the Badder and Robinson Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 211 Elm Street, Bothwell on Monday evening from 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held in the chapel on Tuesday April 11, 2006 at 1: 30 p.m. with Rev. Pierce RUSSELL officiating. Interment Moraviantown Cemetery. If desired donations to the charity of ones choice would be appreciated by the family. "A Tree will be planted in Memory of Howard Logan in the Badder and Robinson Memorial Forest, Mosa Twp."

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SANDS o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-06-08 published
FULTON, Patrick John
Passed away on Sunday, May 28, 2006 at Home, at the age of 57 years. He was born in Chatham and was a son of the late Alec and Lillian (MELOCHE) FULTON. Beloved husband of Pamela (Isaac) FULTON. Loving father of Jennifer FULTON and grandfather of Samantha, Andrew and Brittany. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Shirley and the late Ernest (Shep) SHEPLEY, Joe and Betty Jane MAYVILLE, Roy and Janice ISAAC, Shelly ISAAC, Buffy and Dale SANDS, Donna and Lloyd DAY Jr. and Kyle and Cindy ISAAC. Kind son-in-law of Donald ISAAC and the late Jean ISAAC. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. The late Pat FULTON rested at the Eric F. Nicholls Funeral Home, 639 Elgin Street, in Wallaceburg. Cremation has taken place and a Memorial Service will be held Friday, June 9, 2006 at 1 p.m. from the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #18, in Wallaceburg. As a living memorial a tree will be planted in the Nicholls Memorial Forest in memory of Patrick John FULTON.

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SANDS o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-09-29 published
SANDS, Donald Leslie
God welcomed Don home on September 28, 2006 after a brief illness at age 80. Loving and dedicated husband for 56 years to Ruth (née DENNIS,) loving and proud father to Cheryl NICHOL and her husband Robert of Kitchener, Marilyn ANDERSON and her husband Jim of Aurora, Richard SANDS and his wife Jacquie of Oakville and Douglas SANDS and his wife Lori of Saint Thomas. Don adored his 10 grandchildren Matthew, Ian, Darren, Lauren (and husband Mike), Lesley, Catharine, Amy, Dylan, Meg and Shelby. Also survived by his sister Ruth and husband Fred VINCENT and family of Toronto, sister-in-law Lila SIM and family of Hamilton and brother-in-law Lorne DENNIS and wife Shirley of Calgary. Predeceased by brother Franklin, mother Margaret and father Les SANDS. Don showed his commitment to family his entire life, and he will be sadly missed. Don resided his entire life in his favourite city of Sarnia. Born on March 22, 1926, Don attended Sarnia Collegiate Institute and Technical School High School and entered the Royal Canadian Air Force when he turned 18 during World War 2. Don provided for his family by operating the Tilden franchise, joined by Ruth and each of his children as they grew, until his retirement in 1985. Don was a lifetime member of Saint Paul's United Church, and was active in its athletics in his early years into adulthood. In recent years he was active at the Inn of the Good Shepherd, and was a charter season ticket subscriber to the Sarnia Sting. A great fan of hockey, Don was also a Montreal Canadiens fan since childhold, and enjoyed the friendly competition among his offspring that supported Toronto and Detroit. Don also loved dogs, and his neighbours often knew which one of his children was home based on the colour of the dog Don was walking. Friends will be received at the D.J. Robb Funeral Home, 102 North Victoria Street, Sarnia, on Sunday evening from 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be conducted at Saint Paul's United Church (360 Devine Street, Sarnia) on Monday October 2nd at 11: 00 a.m. A private interment will be held. As an expression of sympathy memorial donations to Saint Paul's United Church or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. The family would like to express sincere thanks to Doctor STOESSER and the staff of the Bluewater Health Palliative Care Centre. Messages of condolence can be sent to djrobbfh@btech.net "Love always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always preserves. Love never fails"

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SANDS o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-09-30 published
SANDS, Donald Leslie
God welcomed Don home on September 28, 2006 after a brief illness at age 80. Loving and dedicated husband for 56 years to Ruth (née DENNIS,) loving and proud father to Cheryl NICHOL and her husband Robert of Kitchener, Marilyn ANDERSON and her husband Jim of Aurora, Richard SANDS and his wife Jacquie of Oakville and Douglas SANDS and his wife Lori of Saint Thomas. Don adored his 10 grandchildren Matthew, Ian, Darren, Lauren (and husband Mike), Lesley, Catharine, Amy, Dylan, Meg and Shelby. Also survived by his sister Ruth and husband Fred VINCENT and family of Toronto, sister-in-law Lila SIM and family of Hamilton and brother-in-law Lorne DENNIS and wife Shirley of Calgary. Predeceased by brother Franklin, mother Margaret and father Les SANDS. Don showed his commitment to family his entire life, and he will be sadly missed. Don resided his entire life in his favourite city of Sarnia. Born on March 22, 1926, Don attended Sarnia Collegiate Institute and Technical School High School and entered the Royal Canadian Air Force when he turned 18 during World War 2. Don provided for his family by operating the Tilden franchise, joined by Ruth and each of his children as they grew, until his retirement in 1985. Don was a lifetime member of Saint Paul's United Church, and was active in its athletics in his early years into adulthood. In recent years he was active at the Inn of the Good Shepherd, and was a charter season ticket subscriber to the Sarnia Sting. A great fan of hockey, Don was also a Montreal Canadiens fan since childhold, and enjoyed the friendly competition among his offspring that supported Toronto and Detroit. Don also loved dogs, and his neighbours often knew which one of his children was home based on the colour of the dog Don was walking. Friends will be received at the D.J. Robb Funeral Home, 102 North Victoria Street, Sarnia, on Sunday evening from 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be conducted at Saint Paul's United Church (360 Devine Street, Sarnia) on Monday October 2nd at 11: 00 a.m. A private interment will be held. As an expression of sympathy memorial donations to Saint Paul's United Church or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. The family would like to express sincere thanks to Doctor STOESSER and the staff of the Bluewater Health Palliative Care Centre. Messages of condolence can be sent to djrobbfh@btech.net "Love always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. Love never fails"

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SANDS o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-11-01 published
SANDS, Eileen S.
Suddenly at London Health Sciences Centre, University Campus on Monday, October 30th, 2006, Eileen S. SANDS of Chippewa in her 51st year. Loving partner of John Henry. Dear mother of Ryan (Muhnoomin) and Sean SANDS, all of Walpole. Loving grandmother of Shkuhnodin and Wahsahsenna. Remembered by brothers and sisters Gail (Jim), Randy (Fawn), Andrea (Dan), Ivan Jr., Evelyn, Calvin (Kim) and special big brother Don. Will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Elliott-Madill Funeral Home, Mount Brydges on Wednesday, November 1st from 7-9 p.m. Funeral service to follow on Thursday from St. Andrew's Anglican Church, Chippewa commencing at 11 a.m. Rev. Canon Gaye WHIPPEY officiating. Interment Colbourne Cemetery.

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SANDS o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-11-16 published
SANDS, William Mackey
Passed away at his residence on Tuesday, November 14, 2006. Born in Port Colborne, son of the late Helen and Robert SANDS. Beloved husband of Jacqueline (PETTIT.) Loving father of Alan (Daniela) and John (Sue) both of London. Dear grandfather of Ally, Jenna, Logan and Liv. Survived by brother-in-law Douglas (Myrna) PETTIT and sister-in-law Mae PETTIT, as well as nieces and nephews. Predeceased by brother-in-law Howard PETTIT. Bill was an Imperial Oil Annuitant, long time member of the Sarnia Golf and Curling Club and a member of Grace United Church. Friends will be received at the D.J. Robb Funeral Home, 102 Victoria St. N., Sarnia, on Thursday from 2: 00-4:00 p.m. and 7:00-9:00 p.m. Funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Friday, November 17th at 11: 00 a.m. Interment to follow at Lakeview Cemetery. Sympathy may be expressed through memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or charity of choice. Messages of condolence can be sent to djrobbfh@ebtech.net

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SANDS o@ca.on.simcoe_county.nottawasaga.stayner.stayner_sun 2006-06-28 published
SANDS, Frances Marie
In loving memory of a beloved wife and mother who passed on June 28, Beautiful memories are wonderful things,
They last till the longest day.
They never wear out
They never get lost
And can never be taken away.
The wonderful things you said and did
And smiled all the while
A helping hand, so very kind
You made our lives worthwhile.
Forever Loved and sadly missed by Husband Tom and Family
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SANDS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-03-01 published
HAWKEY, J. Eleanor
Eleanor passed away peacefully at St. Joseph's Health Centre on Sunday, February 26, 2006 in her 100th year. Predeceased by her husband Owen, her five sisters and a brother. Loving mother of David and his wife Lenore. Cherished grandmother of Debbie (Craig) SANDS and David (Stephanie.) Loving great-grandmother of Allie HAWKEY, and Katie and Michael SANDS. She will be missed by her many nieces and nephews. A special thanks to her caring and devoted caregiver Zewede. A private family funeral was held. If desired, a memorial donation may be made to a charity of your choice. Arrangements entrusted to the Turner and Porter Butler Chapel 416-231-2283.

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

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SANDS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-02-04 published
KIDD, Alice Lillian (née ROYLANCE)
Passed away peacefully at Extendicare, Haliburton on Tuesday, January 31, 2006, in her 97th year. Beloved wife of the late Elwood KIDD and Verdon CARSTEAD. Dear mother of Carole and her husband Bob BULLEN (predeceased) and the late Barbara SANDS. A grateful thanks to the staff at Extendicare, Haliburton. A Private Family Graveside Service will be held at the Park Lawn Cemetery, Toronto on Monday, February 6, 2006. Memorial donations to Community Care, Haliburton County would be appreciated and can be arranged through the Gordon A. Monk Funeral Home Ltd., 127 Main St. P.O. Box 427, Minden, Ontario K0M 2K0 or on line at www.gordonmonkfuneralhome.com

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SANDS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-02-12 published
SOUSSANIDIS, Irene (née MITSAKOS)
On February 11th, 2006, Irene SOUSSANIDIS (née MITSAKOS) passed on to eternity. She is deeply mourned by her loving husband George, her children Steve SANDS and Polytimi CHRISTOU, Steve's wife Effie, Polytimi's husband Steve, her grandchildren Renee, Chris, Maria and Kostaki, her sisters Angela and Matoula, and her countless nieces, nephews and good Friends. Visitation will be held at The Pine Hills Visitation Chapel and Reception Centre (625 Birchmount Rd., North of St. Clair, 416-267-8229) on Sunday, February 12th, 2006 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Monday February 13th, 2006 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Funeral service to be held at Saint John's Greek Orthodox Church (1385 Warden Ave.) on Tuesday, February 14th, 2006 at 11 a.m. Interment at Pine Hills Cemetery with reception to be held at The Pine Hills Visitation Chapel and Reception Centre. Donations may be made in lieu of flowers to the Scarborough General Hospital (Oncology Dept..) Sincere thanks to Dr. KRIEGER and staff at Scarborough General Hospital Oncology Dept.

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SANDY o@ca.on.manitoulin.howland.little_current.manitoulin_expositor 2006-01-25 published
ALEXANDRINE " SANDY" ROSE ROY (NEE TRUDEAU)
In loving memory of Alexandrine "Sandy" Rose Roy (née Trudeau), January 25,
1953 - January 21, 2006, who died peacefully at Manitoulin Health Centre
with her family around her. Will be missed by special friend Gilbert Dokum,
sons Micheal and Raymond of Wikwemikong, Richard of Toronto, Jason of
Kingston, daughter Lorraine of Toronto, brother Raymond of Toronto, sisters
Mary Louise, Lucy Ann, Martha, Ellen Joyce and Joan of Wikwemikong and two
grand_sons. Will always be remembered by many nieces and nephews, godchild
Bajek Gabriel Debassige and special friend Joanne Fox and many others.
Predeceased by older siblings Julie, Ruth, Eugene, Joe Alex and parents
Catherine Shigwadja and Steven Murray. Sandy enjoyed her life with her
family, her flower and vegetable gardens, pickling, babysitting, visiting
Friends, camping, the challenge of making a jig saw puzzle, and the company
of her feline friend "Peter." Visitation was from 2 pm, Sunday in Kaboni
Church Basement. Funeral Mass was at 11 am Tuesday January 24, 2006 in
Kaboni Church. Burial Kaboni Cemetery. Arrangements in care of Island
Funeral Home.

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SANDY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-02-06 published
McGIRR, Sarah
Peacefully, at the Ian Anderson House, Oakville, on Saturday, February 4, 2006, in her 77th year. Beloved wife of the late James McGIRR. Dearly loved mother of Ann SANDY, Bob and his wife Karen, Maureen VADACCHINO and her husband Tony, Terry FARRELL and her husband Bruce. Loving grandmother of Chris, Iain, Siobhan, Andrew, Gordon, Ryan, Tyler, Paterson, Cameron, and Paisley. Mrs. McGIRR will be resting at the "Wignall Chapel" of the G.H. Hogle Funeral Homes, 62 Long Branch Ave., Etobicoke, on Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass on Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Christ the King Catholic Church, 3674 Lakeshore Blvd. West, Etobicoke, followed by cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Ian Anderson House would be appreciated. On-line condolences may be made at www.hoglefuneralhomes.com

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SANECKI o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-03-07 published
SANECKI, Stanley
Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Sunday, March 5, 2006 age 80 years. Beloved husband of Jadwiga of 56 years. Dear father of Ed SANECKI, and Donna STEWARD/STEWART/STUART and her husband Don. Loving grandfather of Adina, Melissa, and Amanda. Resting at the Armstrong Funeral Home, 124 King Street East, Oshawa with Mass of Christian Burial in St. Hedwig's Roman Catholic Church on Wednesday, March 8, 2006 at 10 a.m. Interment Thornton Cemetery. Prayers will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday at 8 p.m. Memorial donations to the Arthritis Society would be appreciated. Visitation Tuesday 7-9 p.m.

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SANELLI o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-18 published
SANELLI, Joan Dorothy
Suddenly, at home, on Wednesday, February 15, 2006. Loving mother of Rick, Phil, and Teresa and her husband Al. Dear grandmother of Alison and Megan. Will be sadly missed by her mother Daisy BENNETT, sisters Sally GAVERLUK, Anne BASSANO and nieces and nephews. A Funeral Service will be held at the Aftercare Funeral Centre, 1097 O'Connor Drive (north of St. Clair), on Thursday, February 23, 2006 at 11 a.m. If desired, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario.

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SANFELICE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-24 published
SANFELICE, Robert Laurent Joseph
Age 47, peacefully passed away on Friday, April 21, 2006, surrounded by close Friends and family, after a short battle with cancer. Rob is survived by his sisters Christine, Diane and brother Tony, along with many extended members of his family and Friends from Sudbury, Toronto and Florida who loved him unconditionally. Visitation is Tuesday, April 25, 2006, 5: 00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Funeral is Wednesday, April 26, 2006, 11: 00 a.m. to be held at Ralph Day Funeral Home (180 Danforth Ave., Toronto, 416-463-3870). Memorial service to follow in Sudbury. We extend our utmost gratitude to the medical and support staff who looked after Rob during his short stay at Toronto East General Hospital. Comfortable in your angels arms, you can now rest peacefully my love.

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SANFORD o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-04-03 published
SHARPE, Ruby May (formerly WILSON, née LONG)
In Owen Sound Saturday April 1, 2006. Ruby (née LONG) of Durham in her 98th year. Wife of the late Crawford SHARPE and the late Archie WILSON. Loved grandmother of Karen SANFORD and Timothy WILSON both of Barrie. Sadly missed by great granddaughter Allie WILSON, daughter-in-law Verna WILSON, and sister-in-law Madge SHARPE. Predeceased by her son Bruce and daughter June (the late Robert) SCHALLER, 2 sisters and 5 brothers. Friends may call at the Fawcett-McEachern Funeral Home and Cremation Centre on Monday from 7: 00 to 9:00 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Funeral Home Chapel at 11: 00 a.m on Tuesday April 4, 2006.

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SANFORD o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-10-12 published
GIVENS, Olive " Ollie" Ialeen (née HEIMBECKER)
Peacefully surrounded by her family, at Kelso Villa in Owen Sound, on Tuesday evening, October 10th, 2006. Olive Ialeen GIVENS (nee HEIMBECKER,) of Owen Sound and formerly of Holland Centre, in her 82nd year. Dearly beloved wife of the late Elgin GIVENS. Loving mother of Joe GIVENS and his wife, Pat and Garry GIVENS and his wife, Judy, both of Owen Sound, Judy HYSLOP and her husband, Paul, of Meaford, Bob GIVENS and his wife, Lorna, of Owen Sound, Janice GIVENS (Wayne HOLLINGWORTH,) of Williamsford, Debbie LAWRENCE and her husband, Jim, of Burlington, Cindy SANFORD and her husband, Greg, of Mississauga, Jim GIVENS, of Owen Sound and Penny MORRISON and her husband, John, of Annan. Proud grandmother of Shellie, Jana (Dave), Jennifer (John), Jackie (Jason), James, Kylee, Jordan and Nicholas. Adoring great-grandmother of John, Samantha, Jessica and Jennifer. Ollie will be sadly missed by her sister, Mary SELLWOOD and her sister-in-law, Audrey DEKKERS. Predeceased by her parents, William and Alma HEIMBECKER; her brother, Orval her sister, Norma. Friends may call at the Brian E. Wood Funeral Home, 250 - 14th Street West, Owen Sound (519-376-7492) on Thursday from 2: 00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. and 1 hour prior to service. A Funeral Service for Ollie GIVENS will be held in the Funeral Home Chapel on Friday morning, October 13th, 2006 at 11: 00 a.m. with Father Pat GALLAGHER officiating. Interment in Shiloh Cemetery. If so desired, the family would appreciate donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation as your expression of sympathy.

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SANFORD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-18 published
IMUS, Toni (née PAINO)
(Parish Secretary at Sts. Peter and Paul, Mississauga; Saint Marguerite d'Youville, Brampton and Saint John of the Cross, Mississauga)
Comforted by the presence of her family, on Monday, January 16, 2006 at the Trillium Health Centre - Mississauga in her 65th year. Toni, beloved wife of the late Richard. Loving and devoted mother of Mary RISING and her husband Jeff SANFORD and Rick and his wife Cathy IMUS. Proud grandmother of Geri, Shelby, Rachel, Kevin, Scott, Richard, and Charlie. Loving sister of Dolores and Eugene MARKS, Vincent PAINO (and the late Carol) and Ronald and Jeanne PAINO, and their families, all of New York State. Toni was a faithful friend to many. Friends may call at the Turner & Porter "Peel" Chapel, 2180 Hurontario Street, Mississauga (Hwy. 10, north of Queen Elizabeth Way) on Wednesday from 6-9 p.m. and Thursday from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Sts. Peter and Paul Church, 4070 Central Parkway, (north of Burnhamthorpe Road), Mississauga on Friday, January 20 at 1: 30 p.m. Interment, Streetsville Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, donations to Sts. Peter and Paul Church would be greatly appreciated. View our website www.turnerporter.ca "Family was the main focus and joy in Toni's life"

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SANG o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-06-21 published
CHANG- SANG, Judy (née SETH)
Peacefully on June 20, 2006 at the Toronto Western Hospital at the age of 68. Beloved wife of 41 years to Desmond. Daughter of the late Clement and Matilda SETH. Loving mother of David and John. Dear sister of Tony and his wife Dianna. Aunt Judy to Fiona, Emma and Victoria. Judy was a fun loving, multi-talented, kind and generous person who loved to travel and entertain and was devoted to her family, many close Friends, church and charitable organizations. Visitation will be held at the Ogden Funeral Home, 4164 Sheppard Ave. E., Scarborough (east of Kennedy Rd.) on Wednesday from 5-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at Saint Maria Goretti Catholic Church, 717 Kennedy Rd., Scarborough, (south of Eglinton Ave.) on Thursday at 10: 00 a.m. Interment Pine Hills Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations to the St. Vincent de Paul Society Maria Goretti Conference or Guyana Christian Charities would be appreciated.

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SANGER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-06-28 published
COWLEY, George
By Clyde SANGER, Page A24
Husband, father, diplomat, adventurer, music lover, man of faith, raconteur. Born July 13, 1930, in Ottawa. Died February 5, of Lewy body dementia, aged 75.
Most good story-tellers yield to the temptation to embellish their tales with a touch of fantasy. George COWLEY rarely had that need. His life, both as youthful traveller and in his 33 years as a foreign-service officer, was too full of adventure and kindly fun (and too hilarious) to require embroidery.
It didn't start that way. Born in Ottawa, he trailed across Canada to different schools as his pilot father rose to the heights of air vice-marshal. At 18, he landed at McGill and completed honours studies in political science. Then he escaped to explore life on his own, going first to the Sorbonne and then to London.
At 24, he answered an ad in The Times to sell advertising space for Owen's Pan-African and Middle East Directory and, his being the only reply, became its chief (and only) representative in those regions. With a small suitcase he lived hand-to-mouth for three years visiting a total of 52 countries in dangerous times civil war in Algeria, Mau Mau in Kenya, turmoil in Iran -- and ended up in Japan. In South Africa, he undertook to smuggle out an uncut pink diamond for someone who then failed to claim it. Years later George had it cut for an engagement ring.
He survived on his charm and by pawning his typewriter, and on the kindness of British diplomats (Canadians weren't yet in Africa). In turn, as a diplomat, he paid back this kindness to countless travellers.
Back in Victoria he dug ditches (his mother boasted to Friends of his "major engineering project"). Luck smiled, External Affairs beckoned and posted him back to Japan. In 1963 he was sent to Cuba, in the wake of the missile crisis. A junior diplomat, he was caught photographing military sites and expelled by Castro.
His next three years, as an attaché to Governor-General Georges Vanier, were the most spiritually enriching of his life. He also met and married Deborah MASON, back from United Nations Relief and Works Agency in Beirut, choosing (of course) St. George's Day to wed.
After Vanier's death, he collaborated with his son, Jean Vanier, to document the Governor-General's spiritual beliefs. Of many postings -- Washington, London, Brussels -- the most memorable was to Cairo 1971-74. For a guidebook Deb had been commissioned to write, he set out to map the city by jogging each morning through a different neighbourhood, noting all the Arabic street names for translation. He even photographed Cairo from a small plane, highly risky in tense times.
Never ambitious to be an ambassador, he often pushed the boundaries of diplomacy. When two Canadian oil workers were taken hostage in southern Sudan, he took it on himself to walk miles to a meeting place and negotiate their release. In London, defending the seal hunt to a group protesting in Trafalgar Square, he won them over with the offer of pizza.
On his retirement in 1991 he had a calling card printed that read "George COWLEY, Clochard" (tramp, loafer.) Despite it, he enrolled in a PhD program, taught political science in France and, with Deb, walked the pilgrimage route to Santiago de Compostela.
Stories of his kindness are legion: to a young woman in a Cairo hospital, to a Japanese baby, and to the neighbourhood as a soccer coach when their sons Christopher and Geoffrey were young.
When he died in February, another Ottawa lawyer Wendy BRYANS said: "George really has left a warmth on Earth -- the George who always said, when I asked how he was: 'All the better for seeing you.' And we are all the better for knowing him."
Clyde SANGER is a family friend.

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