ZARETSKY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-11-22 published
ZARETSKY, Cecile (LABELLE)
On Monday, November 20, 2006. Cecile ZARETSKY, loving mother of Robert, Paul and Jeff. Dear sister of Sylvia SHERMAN. Devoted grandmother of Robin, Jesse, Lucas, and Montana. At Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel, 2401 Steeles Avenue West (3 lights west of Dufferin) for service on Wednesday, November 22, 2006 at 1: 00 p.m. Interment Beth Tzedec Memorial Park. Shiva 409 Bloor Street East P.H. 2, visits daily from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimers Society of Ontario, 416-967-5900.

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ZARN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-06-22 published
FRANKLIN, Mildred
Peacefully, on Tuesday, June 20, 2006 at Baycrest Apotex Centre. Mildred FRANKLIN, beloved wife of the late Lester FRANKLIN. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Donna and Stanley SHENKMAN, Judy and Don TORODOR, Randy FRANKLIN and Gail GREENSPOON. Also remembered by Elaine FRANKLIN. Devoted grandmother of Jim SHENKMAN and Denise ZARN, Susan ROBINSON, Robin, and Melissa TORODOR, Robert and Marcie FRANKLIN, Steve and Sylvia FRANKLIN and great grandmother of Michael, Danny, Andrew, Ben, Lara, and Cole. Heartfelt thanks to Susan DUCO for her loving care and devotion. A graveside service will be held on Sunday, June 25th at Beth Tzedec Memorial Park at 11: 00 a.m. Shiva 1166 Bay Street, Suite #2202 immediately following the service and then Monday and Tuesday 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. with evening services on Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday at 8 p.m. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Apotex Centre c/o The Baycrest Centre Foundation 416-785-2875.

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ZARN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-14 published
BAND, Barbara (née POUND)
Suddenly on January 12, 2006 at the St. Catharines General Hospital. The late Barbara BAND (née POUND) of St. Catharines and formerly of Toronto, in her 98th year. Beloved wife of the late Kivas P. BAND (2000.) Survived by her stepchildren Sandra ZARN and Clark BAND and by her extensive family in England. Cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Niagara Health System - St. Catharines General Hospital or the charity of your choice would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to the Hulse and English Funeral Home and Chapel, 75 Church Street, St. Catharines, 905-684-6346.

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ZARNETT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-19 published
FISHER, Max Charles
On Wednesday, January 18, 2006 after a lengthy illness in his 88th year. Predeceased by his parents Abraham and Pearl FISHER, his brothers Louis and Roy and sisters Sadie (ZARNETT,) Estelle (SHUGAR.) Survived by his sisters Dorothy (ABRAMS) and Hilda (KRAY.) Interment at Dawes Rd. Cemetery, 3169 St. Clair Ave. East, Toronto Hebrew Benevolent section at 11: 00 a.m. Friday.

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ZARSKA o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-03 published
OSTROWSKI, Helen (née ZARSKA)
Passed away peacefully at Saint Michael's Hospital on Saturday, April 1, 2006 at the age of 81. Beloved wife of Stanley. Much loved mother of John, Mark, Susan Wiessler, and Peter. Loving grandmother of Alexis and Brittany. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter Butler Chapel, 4933 Dundas St. W., Etobicoke (between Kipling and Islington Aves.) on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to be held in the Chapel on Tuesday, April 4, 2006 at 11 a.m. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of your choice.

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ZARUBICK o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-02-04 published
SAWYER, Mark Ronald
Peacefully, with his family by his side at St. Catharines General Hospital, on Sunday, January 29th, 2006 at the age of 40 years, Mark SAWYER of St. Catharines, Paisley and Toronto. son of Marlene SAWYER of St. Catharines and formerly of Paisley. Brother of Stephen and his wife Marjorie of Southampton, Brian and his wife Patricia of Miller Lake, and David and his wife Tricia of Fonthill. He is also survived by his grandmother Lil HANEY, and by many aunts, uncles, and cousins. He is predeceased by his father Ron (Tom) SAWYER, his grandfather Robert HANEY, and by his grandparents Gordon and Alma SAWYER. Friends may call at the W. Kent Milroy, Paisley Chapel, 216 Queen St. S., Paisley from 7: 00 to 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 8th. Funeral service will be conducted in the chapel on Thursday at 1: 30 p.m., with the Reverend Judy ZARUBICK officiating. Interment Purdy Cemetery. Memorial contributions to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Saugeen Memorial Hospital Foundation M.R.I. Fund would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Portrait and memorial online at www.milroyfuneralhomes.com

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ZARUBICK o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-09-19 published
SAWYER, Kenneth Wayne
At his home in Southampton, surrounded by his family, on Sunday, September 17th, 2006, Kenneth SAWYER, at the age of 65 years. Husband of the former Janet HENDERSON. Father of Kent and his special friend Corina of Southampton, Deanna and her husband Mark PRENTICE of Barrie, and Lisa and her husband Robb GEE of London. He is also survived by his granddaughter Brianna. Brother of Dorothy and her husband Jack RILEY, Karen MATHESON, Linda McLAREN, RuthAnn and her husband John McCLINTON, Darlene and her husband Dennis NEILLY, June and her husband Doug CATTO, Bruce and his wife Sandi, and Douglas and his wife Jennifer. Brother-in-law of Marlene, Helen, Laura, and Joan and her husband Keith WEBB. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Gordon and Alma (STADE) SAWYER, his brothers Tom, Jim, and Larry, nephew Mark, and brothers-in-law Jack MATHESON, and Bruce McLAREN. Friends may call at the W. Kent Milroy Paisley Chapel, 216 Queen St. South, in Paisley from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday, September 20th. Funeral service will be conducted in the chapel on Thursday at 1: 00 p.m. with the Rev. Judy ZARUBICK officiating. Interment Purdy Cemetery. Memorial contributions to the Grey Bruce Humane Society or the Saugeen Memorial Hospital Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Portrait and memorial online at www.milroyfuneralhomes.com.

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ZARUBICK o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-10-07 published
McCULLOCH, Blanche (STEWARD/STEWART/STUART)
At Parkview Manor in Chesley on Friday, October 6th, 2006, at the age of 86 years, the former Blanche STEWARD/STEWART/STUART. Beloved wife of Hugh McCULLOCH of Chesley, and formerly of Bruce Township. Sister-in-law of Elsie and Paul ORR of St. Clairsvlle, Ohio, and Fraser and Betty McCULLOCH of Southampton. She will be dearly missed by her many nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the W. Kent Milroy Paisley Chapel, 216 Queen St. South, Paisley, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Monday, October 9th. Funeral service will be conducted in Knox United Church, Paisley, on Tuesday morning at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Judy ZARUBICK officiating. Interment Sanctuary Park Cemetery, Port Elgin. A reception with the family will be held at Knox United Church immediately following the interment. Memorial contributions to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation or to Knox United Church would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Portrait and memorial online at www.milroyfuneralhomes.com

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ZARUBICK o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-10-19 published
McCULLOCH, Blanche
Gently, in Chesley's Parkview Manor, in the early hours of Friday, October 6th, 2006, in her 87th year, the former Blanche Alma Jean STEWARD/STEWART/STUART, the cherished wife of Hugh W. McCULLOCH of Chesley, formerly of the 12th of Bruce. In addition to her husband, Blanche leaves behind several Thompson and Stewart cousins, in-laws, Elsie and Paul ORR of Ohio and Fraser and Betty McCULLOCH of Southampton, and a host of fond nieces and nephews. On Monday, October 9th, 2006, Friends called at the W. Kent Milroy Paisley Chapel, between 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. On October 10th at 11: 00 a.m. funeral services were held in Paisley's Knox United Church with the Rev. Judy ZARUBICK officiating. Six nephews served as pallbearers Bill McCULLOCH, Terry WOOD, Don McCULLOCH, Carl McCULLOCH, David McKINNON and Jim McCULLOCH. Lewis and Marilyn COFFMAN played her favourite hymns. Anne JOSLYN, Blanche's friend of sixty years, and Sue LITTLE, a niece, contributed remembrances. Nieces Anne KLAGES, Siobhan ORR, and Nancy HARLTON were flower beares. Interment followed immediately in Sanctuary Park Cemetery, Port Elgin. A fellowship and remembrance luncheon in the church basement followed. Memorial contributions to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation or to Knox United Church would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Portrait and memorial online at www.milroyfuneralhomes.com

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ZARUBICK o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-09-15 published
MacKAY, W. Grant
Of Kincardine, at South Bruce Grey Health Centre-Kincardine, on Thursday, September 14, 2006, in his 94th year. Beloved husband of the late Marjorie (née TAILOR/TAYLOR.) Dear father of Arthur and his wife Nancy of Cargill, Doug and his wife Lorna of Kincardine Township and Elaine MacKAY and her husband Brad ALLEN of Hamilton. Sadly missed by eight grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren. Predeceased by his brothers Hugh and Alec and his sisters Mary and Sally. Visitation at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, 757 Princes Street, Kincardine, N2Z 1Z5 (519)396-2701, on Friday from 2: 00 to 4: 00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., where the funeral service will be held on Saturday, September 16, at 11: 00 a.m., with Pastor Judy ZARUBICK officiating. Interment, Dorchester Union Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Kincardine and Community Health Care Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Portrait and memorial online at www.daveylinklaterfuneralhome.com

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ZARYCKI o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-02-01 published
CHALMERS, Michele Fern
After a lengthy illness at St. Michael's Hospital on Sunday, January 29, 2006. Loving mother of Jennifer BATH and Alexandra ZARYCKI. Dear partner of Draja. Always loved and remembered by her sister Jacqueline and many Friends. Dear daughter-in-law of Regina. Friends may call at Cardinal Funeral Home, 366 Bathurst Street (near Dundas) on Thursday, February 2, 2006 from 10 a.m. until Memorial Service time at 11 a.m. In Celebration of Michele's Life, donations to Casey House would be appreciated by her family. www.cardinalfuneralhomes.com

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ZASLOW o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-10-07 published
KRAMER, Henricus Christian Maria " Henk"
Peacefully, surrounded by family, at his home in Alton, Ontario on Friday October 6, 2006. Much loved and loving husband and best friend for 55 years of Cornelia (Toi) KRAMER (VAN DEN BURG) beloved, caring and proud father and father-in-law who will be greatly missed by Susan and Brian FERRIMAN, Michele and Gregory BROWN, Nicolette and Jon ZASLOW, Mark KRAMER and Leslie ROOS, Jacqueline and Dermot McCARTHY; cherished grandfather of Kimberly and Kevin FERRIMAN, Eric and David BROWN, Zoe and Joshua ZASLOW, Rachael, Martine and Nolan KRAMER and Graham and Meghan McCARTHY. He never hesitated to let us know how much he loved us. He greatly appreciated the life that he made and shared in Canada with his wife, Toi. In lieu of flowers, donations to a local food bank would be appreciated. A private family funeral will be held. For Friends and family, a celebration of Henk's life and art will be held at the family home on Tuesday, October 10 from 1: 00 to 5: 00 p.m. For directions, contact Egan Funeral Home Baxter and Giles Chapel, Orangeville (519) 941-2630. Condolences for the family may be offered at www.eganfuneralhome.com.

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ZATOR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-08 published
SWAN, Donald
Peacefully, at Dufferin Oaks Senior Residence, Shelburne, on April 6, 2006, in his 80th year. Loving husband of Vera (Judy). Loving father of Doreen and her husband Ken COWAN, Connie and her husband Marvin ZATOR, Edward (Ted) and his wife June SWAN, and Glenn and his wife Debbie SWAN. Sadly missed by his grandchildren Cyndi, Don, Jennifer, Kathryn, Tamara, Keith, and Sarah. Cherished great-grandfather of 7. Survived by his brother Malcolm. Predeceased by his parents Alice and Nelson SWAN and by his brothers Albert, Nelson and Ted SMITH. Don was a longtime employee at the City of North York. Friends may call at the Ward Funeral Home, 2035 Weston Road (north of Lawrence), Weston, on Sunday and Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, April 11th at 1 p.m. in the Chapel. Cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated. Condolences to the family may be sent to donald.swan@wardfh.com

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ZAURRINI o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-09-27 published
NATALE, Maria (née ZAURRINI)
"It broke our hearts to lose you but you didn't go alone, for part of us went with you the day God called you home."
Passed away peacefully, with family by her side, on Monday, September 25, 2006 at the age of 90. Beloved wife of Venanzio. Cherished and much loved mother of Rosina and her husband Silvano MAROLA, Rita and her husband Tony BARBATI, Luciano (Lou) and his wife Cheri and Augostino and his family. Loving Nonna of Mario and Cynthia, Rob and Erin, Peter, David Paul, Nida and Giovanni, Luana, Tony, Michael, Nicholas, Vince and Rosina and great grandchildren, including Christina, Martina, Anthony, Olivia, Marisa and Cesidio. She will be sadly missed by her extended loving family and Friends. On behalf of the family we wish to extend our deepest gratitude to Doctor PONTARINI, her family doctor for many years; Doctor David EVANS, and Enza BARBATI of the Wassler Chronic Pain Management Clinic; Trillium Health Centre, Doctor Peter LAM, Holly, Rebecca, and the nursing staff; Elizabeth and Barbara of Spectrum Health Care; and to Elena and Raffaela for their care and support. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter Peel Chapel, 2180 Hurontario Street (Hwy. 10, north of Queen Elizabeth Way), on Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass to be held at St. Catherine of Siena Church, 2340 Hurontario Street, Mississauga, on Friday, September 29, 2006 at 9: 30 a.m. Interment Glen Oaks Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Mount Sinai Hospital Foundation, c/o The Wasser Chronic Pain Management Clinic, Attn: Doctor David EVANS.

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ZAVESICZKY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-03-08 published
ZAVESICZKY, Otto
(Retired 37 year employee of General Motors)
Born December 14th, 1925 in Budapest, Hungary, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 7th, 2006 at Lakeridge Health - Bowmanville. Loving husband of the late Maria. Beloved father of Otto and Tom (Susanna). Cherished Grandpa of Tim, Kevin, Michael and Joey. He will be sadly missed by his family and Friends. Otto was a proud Hungarian and Air Force Veteran of World War 2, who fought for the freedom of Hungary and worked tirelessly for the preservation of Hungarian culture in Canada. He was instrumental of the Magyar Aero Museum and the annual reunion of Hungarian veteran pilots. The family would like to extend their heartfelt thanks to the nursing staff of the Continuing Care Unit at Lakeridge Health - Bowmanville. Friends may visit at Oshawa Funeral Service "Thornton Chapel", 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) on Friday, March 10th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, March 11th at 10: 00 a.m. at St. Gertrude's Catholic Church (690 King St. E., Oshawa). Interment Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the New Durham Cancer Centre.

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ZAVISLAK o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-02-14 published
TOUFEXOPOULOS, James Victor (né MELOCHE)
Suddenly on Saturday February 11, 2006 James Victor Toufexopoulos (Meloche) of Brownsville in his 36th year. Beloved son of Reta MELOCHE and the late Daniel MELOCHE (May 30, 1990) of Tillsonburg, and Stephen TOUFEXOPOULOS of Brooks, Alberta. Dear brother of Steve (Robin) MELOCHE of Saint Thomas; Chris MELOCHE of Tillsonburg, and dear uncle of Daniel MELOCHE of Saint Thomas, Cassandra ZAVISLAK of Saint Mary's; Charlene ZAVISLAK of Verona, and cousins Maryanne Lisa; David; Katie. Also, survived by several aunts, uncles and other cousins. The family will receive Friends at Ostrander's Funeral Home 43 Bidwell St. Tillsonburg (842-5221) on Wednesday February 15, 2006 from 7-9 p.m. Only. Funeral services will be held in Ostrander's Funeral Home Chapel on Thursday February 16, 2006 at 1 p.m. Pastor Donna CHAPMAN of First Baptist Church officiating. Cremation has taken place. Interment at a later date. In James memory at the family's request memorial donations (payable by cheque) may be made to the Children's Wish Foundation or to a charity of your choice. Personal condolences may be sent to www.ostranderfuneralhome.com

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ZAVITS o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-05-29 published
ZAVITZ, Mary (née O'DELL)
At Bluewater Health -- C.E.E. Site, Petrolia, on Sunday, May 28, 2006. Mary ZAVITZ, (née O'DELL,) 77 years, of Oil Springs. Beloved wife of Bruce ZAVITS. Dear mother of Judy and Brent WIDDIFIELD of Port Dover, Pat and the late Rod (2004) STARK of Bright's Grove, and Brian ZAVITZ and Grace CONN of Oil Springs. Dear grandmother of Shain and Adam WIDDIFIELD, Jeremy and Jason STARK and Dustin and Carrie-Ann ZAVITZ, Cody and Mitch ZAVITZ. Dear sister of Bernice and the late Bill WATSON of Sarnia and the late Annabelle Marie O'DELL (1926.) Dear sister-in-law of Jean and the late Sandy ZAVITZ, Cliff and the late Shirley ZAVITZ, Marion PETTIT and Don and Jean ZAVITZ. Predeceased by her parents, Kenneth and Olive O'DELL. Visitors will be received on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Needham-Jay Funeral Home, Petrolia, where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday, May 31, 2006 at 11: 00 a.m. Interment in Oil Springs Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Alzheimer Society of Sarnia-Lambton or Oil Springs United Church. Memories and condolences may be sent on line at www.needhamjay.com

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ZAVITZ o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-07-14 published
HOLMES, Gertrude
The family of the late Gertrude HOLMES would like to extend their heartfelt thanks to all their extended family, Friends and neighbours for their kindness, beautiful flowers and generous donations to the Sean Holmes Memorial Fund and charities of their choice in her memory. A special thanks to Doctor WINTERTON, the staff at Chesley District Hospital, the management and staff at Parkview Manor. They cared for Mom with kindness and dignity. We also extend our thanks to Rev. Alex McCOMBIE, Nathan RHODY and staff of Cameron Funeral Home for their caring ways. We sincerely appreciate the Chesley Legion Ladies' Auxiliary service to honour their comrade's memory. Our thanks to the pall bearers grand_sons Barry BAECHIER, David FORD, Dean HARVIE, Dennis MacDONALD, David HOLMES, Trevor HOLMES and Larry HOLMES and to the flower bearers, granddaughters Sherry MURDOCK, Laurie Ann GUERIN and Michelle HOLMES. We appreciate that Barb BAECHIER and Shane HOLMES travelled so far to be here for Grandma. Mom had caring neighbours, especially Anne and Tim FRAZEL who with Sylvia ZAVITZ, healthcare workers and our family members combined to support Mom in her desire to live in the house that she and Dad had built, for as long as she could. We are so proud of and grateful to our sisters Shirley FORD, Geraldine HARVIE and Wynelda MacDONALD for "Being There" for our Mom when she needed them. Mom cared for us and in turn we cared for her. Thank you God for a life well lived.
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ZAVITZ o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-05-10 published
SMITH, Elsie A.
With her families' love surrounding her, Elsie A. SMITH passed away at Port Perry Hospital on Tuesday, May 9, 2006. A resident of Oshawa and formerly of London. Wife of the late Gordon SMITH (1992) and companion to Ken HARDY. She will be sadly missed by her children Jeanie (Ray) ZAVITZ, Karen SMITH, and Myles SMITH. She was adored by her grandchildren Daniela SORRENTI, Julie ZAVITZ and her partner Rob BUCKBOROUGH and Lyndsay ZAVITZ. Loving sister to Jean (Stan) MacNEILL, Marion GIRARD and Leslie JEFFERY. Loved dearly by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by a sister Edith TOWNSHEND and by brothers Ken, Roy, Harold, and Lloyd JEFFERY. Friends will be received at the Evans Funeral Home, 648 Hamilton Rd., (1 block East of Egerton), on Wednesday 5-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Thursday, May 11, 2006 at 1: 00 p.m. Cremation and interment Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Friends who wish may make memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Online condolences www.evansfh.ca A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Elsie SMITH.

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ZAVITZ o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-05-12 published
HARRISON, Lyle McColl
Peacefully at Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital on Thursday, May 11, 2006, Lyle McColl HARRISON of Middlesex Centre (Lobo Twp.) in his 84th year. Beloved husband of Catharine (STEWARD/STEWART/STUART) HARRISON. Dear father of Stewart and Kate HARRISON of Woodstock. Dear grandfather of Charlie HARRISON. Predeceased by son Wayne HARRISON (1997.) Dear brother and brother-in-law of Shirley and Lloyd DURR and Erma and Murray GIBBS of Parkhill, Ray and Jean HARRISON of Blenheim and Marie HARRISON of London. Predeceased by brothers Peter HARRISON and LaVern HARRISON and sister-in-law Margaret HARRISON and brother-in-law Don GILBERT. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Resting at the T. Stephenson and son Funeral Home, Ailsa Craig where the funeral service will be held on Saturday May 13 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Dr. Colin ZAVITZ officiating. Interment Carlisle Cemetery. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday. Donations to The Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of your choice would be appreciated. Lyle was a Signalman in the Royal Canadian Navy during World War 2. A tree will be planted in memory of Mr. Lyle HARRISON.

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ZAVITZ o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-05-20 published
RYALL, Darius " Joe"
Peacefully at London Health Sciences Centre, Victoria Campus, London, on Thursday May 18, 2006, with his family at his side Darius "Joe" RYALL of London in his 84th year. Beloved husband of the late Margaret (1991). Dear father of Norman of Waterdown, Daniel of Windsor, Richard of Harrisburg and Neoma LAFLEUR of Windsor. Dear brother of Etoile ZAVITZ, Edison RYALL and Clare BRYANT all of Windsor, Albert RYALL of Arva, and Jean WATSON and Emerson RYALL of London. Also loved by 9 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by one sister Evelyn ORR. Friends will be received at Forest Lawn Memorial Chapel, 1997 Dundas Street East (at Wavell) London on Monday from 7-9 p.m. where Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday May 23, 2006 at 11 a.m. Reverend Brian McKAY officiating. Interment Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy memorial donations may be given to the Victorian Order of Nurses. Arrangements entrusted to Harland B. Betzner Funeral Home, Thamesford (519-285-2427)

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ZAVITZ o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-05-29 published
ZAVITZ, Mary (née O'DELL)
At Bluewater Health -- C.E.E. Site, Petrolia, on Sunday, May 28, 2006. Mary ZAVITZ, (née O'DELL,) 77 years, of Oil Springs. Beloved wife of Bruce ZAVITS. Dear mother of Judy and Brent WIDDIFIELD of Port Dover, Pat and the late Rod (2004) STARK of Bright's Grove, and Brian ZAVITZ and Grace CONN of Oil Springs. Dear grandmother of Shain and Adam WIDDIFIELD, Jeremy and Jason STARK and Dustin and Carrie-Ann ZAVITZ, Cody and Mitch ZAVITZ. Dear sister of Bernice and the late Bill WATSON of Sarnia and the late Annabelle Marie O'DELL (1926.) Dear sister-in-law of Jean and the late Sandy ZAVITZ, Cliff and the late Shirley ZAVITZ, Marion PETTIT and Don and Jean ZAVITZ. Predeceased by her parents, Kenneth and Olive O'DELL. Visitors will be received on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Needham-Jay Funeral Home, Petrolia, where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday, May 31, 2006 at 11: 00 a.m. Interment in Oil Springs Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Alzheimer Society of Sarnia-Lambton or Oil Springs United Church. Memories and condolences may be sent on line at www.needhamjay.com

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ZAVITZ o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-06-07 published
MATHERS, Stephen E.
Peacefully at London Health Sciences Centre, Victoria Site on June 5, 2006, Stephen E. MATHERS of Sarnia in his 49th year passed away after a brief courageous fight with cancer. Beloved husband of Lisa (née WILSON) MATHERS. Loving father of Laura and Brad SPIERS of Petrolia, Stephen A., and Katlyn MATHERS of Sarnia. Cherished grandfather of Heidi SPIERS. Also survived by mother Dorothy MATHERS, and siblings Mary ZAVITZ, Patty HOPPER, and Jack MATHERS. Predeceased by father Roy, and brother James MATHERS. Steve worked at Basell Canada for 28 years, and was very passionate about sports and family. Funeral Mass to be held at St. Christopher's Roman Catholic Church on Friday, June 9, 2006 at 11: 00 a.m. Visitation will be held on Thursday, June 8, 2006 from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. at the Gilpin Funeral Chapel, Forest. Interment at Beechwood Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society greatly acknowledged.

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ZAVITZ o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-10-02 published
REWBOTHAM, Dorothy (née WILLSON)
Of Caressant Care Nursing Home, Saint Thomas, on Saturday, September 30, 2006, at the Saint Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, in her 92nd year. Beloved wife of the late James B. REWBOTHAM and dearly loved mother of Charles and his wife Betty REWBOTHAM of R.R.#4 Saint Thomas, James and his wife Dianna REWBOTHAM of Fort Saint_James, British Columbia, Mary and her husband "Tubby" Wilson of R.R.#4 Saint Thomas and Karen REWBOTHAM of Saint Thomas. She was the last of her family. Predeceased by a brother Al WILSON and a twin sister Marjorie MUMA. Sadly missed by 10 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews, cousins and Friends. Dorothy was born in Lobo Township on June 23, 1915, the daughter of the late Charles Hugh and Clara J (ZAVITZ) WILLSON. She was a member of the Society of Friends (Quaker) and was a life member of the Sparta Women's Institute and the Association for Community Living Dorothy enjoyed quilting and sewing. Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin Street, Saint Thomas until Friday and then to the Sparta Meeting House for funeral service at 11: 00 a.m. Cremation to follow, with burial of ashes in the Friends Cemetery, Sparta. Visitation Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Remembrances may be made to the Association for Community Living, the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the charity of choice.

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ZAVITZ o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-10-17 published
BROOKS, Robert Wesley
After a lengthy illness, Mr. Robert Wesley BROOKS, of London, passed away on Saturday, October 14th, 2006 at University Hospital, in his 82nd year. Beloved husband and best friend of Sadie (SMALL) (ZAVITZ) BROOKS for almost 28 years. Loving father of Lorel CARR and fiancé Tom HARRISON of Port Elgin; Paul (JoAnne) BROOKS of Brisbane, Australia; Mark BROOKS and friend Vickey POOLE of Waubaushene and Jan BROOKS of London. Much loved grandpa of Melanie, Matthew and Jonathan CARR; Charles (Chuck) BROOKS of Claresholm, Alberta Nicole BROOKS of Brisbane, Australia; Melissa (Missy) and Rocky BALDWIN of Edmonton, Alberta; Kyle, Krystal and Joshua BROOKS of Orillia; cherished great-grandpa of Austin and Lily BALDWIN of Edmonton. Also survived by the children's mother, Ruth (ATTWOOD) BROOKS of Saint Thomas. Bob was born in Newmarket, Ontario on May 27, 1925 and was the only son of Wesley and Adele (STEPHENS) BROOKS. Educated in Newmarket, he enlisted in the Royal Canadian Navy in World War 2 and was on active duty off the Newfoundland and Labrador coast. Upon discharge, he enrolled in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Toronto. Following graduation, he practiced pharmacy in Toronto, Saint Thomas and in London for several decades until his retirement. Friends may call at the Needham Funeral Chapel, 520 Dundas Street, London (519-434-9141) on Wednesday, October 18th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Service from the chapel on Thursday, October 19th at 1 p.m. Rev. Kenneth TAILOR/TAYLOR officiating. Interment Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, the Lung Association or the charity of one's choice would be appreciated. Tributes may be left at www.mem.com "Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you… Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid" Saint_John.

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ZAVITZ o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-11-17 published
DOWNHAM, Leslie " Les"
At the Alexandra Hospital on Wednesday, November 15, 2006. Leslie "Les" DOWNHAM of Woodstock and formerly of Ingersoll in his 86th year. Beloved husband of Nanette "Nan" G. DOWNHAM (née PYART) for over 55 years. Dear father of Ruth HARRIS of Orillia, Jacqueline ZAVITZ and her husband Harold of R.R.#4, Ingersoll, Gillian DAVEY and her husband Anthony of R.R.#5, Langton, Kay ARMSTRONG of R.R.#1, Clear Creek, Roger and his wife Anne Marie of Dorchester and Kim KNOTT and her husband Bill of R.R.#6, Woodstock. Loved grandfather of Sarah (Kevin), Dylan (Barb), David, Lesley (Mike), Ashley, Dean, Annastasia (Ryan), Kingsley (Meagen), Christopher (Michelle), Nicole (Julien), Bianca, Elizabeth, Alexander, Ian, Justin, Laura, and great-grandfather of eight beautiful children of whom he was very proud. Dear brother of Evelyn COSTELLO of England and survived by his sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and many Friends. Predeceased by several brothers and sisters. Les was an employee of Beachvillime (Carmeuse Lime Canada) for over 28 years and enjoyed 23 years of retirement with Nan. Friends may call at the R.D. Longworth Funeral Home, 845 Devonshire Ave., Woodstock (519-539-0004) on Sunday, November 19, 2006 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service will be held in the chapel on Monday at 11: 00 a.m. with Pastor Brian STEWARD/STEWART/STUART officiating. Interment in the Christ Church Huntingford Cemetery. Contributions to the Adishafeh Jalloh Trust Fund of Sierra Leone would be appreciated and will be accepted at the funeral home. On line condolences at www.longworthfuneralhome.com "Dad was a devout Christian who always pointed to his Savior. He was our patriarch and our foundation."

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ZAVITZ o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-11-27 published
DEWAN, Leo Michael
At Victoria Hospital, on Friday, November 24, 2006, Leo Michael DEWAN in his 90th year. Beloved husband of Rita C. (PIDGEON) DEWAN for 64 years. Dear father of Michael DEWAN (Jackie) of Arva. Brother of Mary LEWIS (Norbert) of London. Brother-in-law of Mildred DEWAN of Ilderton. Loving grandfather of Kelly (Jeff,) Robert (Jennifer), Jeremy, James, Meagan and Hilary. Great-grandfather of Sean, Ben, Mara, Isabelle and Zoe. Also surviving are a number of nieces, nephews and other family members. Predeceased by his son Gerrard (1987,) his daughter Marion ZAVITZ (2000,) his son-in-law John ZAVITZ (2001,) his sisters Anna DEVEREUX and Christina MITCHELL, his brothers Alphonsus, Joseph and John, and his brother-in-law Gerald PIDGEON. Leo was a quiet, gentle man who will be greatly missed by his family and Friends. Visitors will be received on Monday from 2: 00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. in the O'Neil Funeral Home, 350 William Street, The Funeral Mass will be celebrated in Saint Michael's Church (Maitland and Cheapside) on Tuesday at 10: 00 a.m. Interment Saint Peter's Cemetery. Prayers Monday at 7: 00 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society in support of Leo's wife Rita.

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ZAVITZ o@ca.on.middlesex_county.strathroy.age_dispatch 2006-11-15 published
ZAVITZ, Leo
In loving memory of a beloved husband, father, and grandfather, Leo, who passed away November 14, 2005.
May the winds of love blow softly
And whisper so youll hear
That we always love and miss you
And wish you were still here.
Always loved and remembered by Mae, Gary, Bev, Vic, Ryan, and Janis|

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ZAVITZ o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-21 published
PETERSEN ZAVITZ, Margaret

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ZAWADA o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-10-16 published
WITHER, Marguerite " Daisy" Lorna (née GREER/GRIER)
Peacefully at Castleview Wychwood Towers on Saturday, October 14, 2006 at the age of 93. Predeceased by her beloved husband George and much loved son Doctor Glen WITHER. Loving mother of Jeannie and her husband Ted HOPKINS, Janet and her husband Albert SUGERMAN, and Kathleen and her husband David BLACK. Dear grandmother of Drew and Wendy HOPKINS, Dana and Josh ZAWADA; Emily and Joey SUGERMAN; Steve, Mike, and Christine BLACK, and great-grandmother of James HOPKINS. Many thanks to the kind and caring staff at Castleview Wychwood Towers. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter Butler Chapel, 4933 Dundas St. W., Etobicoke, (between Islington and Kipling Aves.) on Tuesday from 4-8 p.m. Funeral Service to be held at Humber Valley United Church, 76 Anglesey Blvd., on Wednesday, October 18, 2006 at 1 p.m. Interment Park Lawn Cemetery. In Daisy's memory, memorial donations may be made to the Glen Stuart Wither Memorial Fund, c/o University of Western Ontario.

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ZAWIERYCHA o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-03-30 published
LAJEUNESSE, Joan Elizabeth May (née OLIVER)
After a courageous battle with cancer on Tuesday, March 28, 2006, surrounded by her family at the William Osler Heath Centre Etobicoke Campus, in her 83rd year. Loving Mum of Gail (Tom) ANDERSON, John (Marlene ZAWIERYCHA), Keith (Sue), and Ralph. Adored Nana of Aimee, Meghan, Kerry, James, Gregory, Brendan, Andrew, Evan and Kayleigh. Friends may call at the Ward Funeral Home, 2035 Weston Rd. (north of Lawrence Ave.), Weston from 7-9 p.m. on Thursday and 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Friday. A Funeral Service will be held in the Ward Chapel on Saturday at 2: 30 p.m. Cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations to the William Osler Heath Centre Foundation Palliative Care Unit or Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. Condolences may be sent to joanlajeunesse@wardfh.com

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ZAWIERZENIEC o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-12-05 published
SENSABAUGH, Lois Joy (née SUMMERS)
Gone to be with her captain, at the Grey Bruce Health Services in Owen Sound on Monday, December 4, 2006. In her 77th year, Lois Joy (née SUMMERS) the beloved and devoted wife of the late Captain Donald Alfred SENSABAUGH. Loving and understanding mother of Doug SENSABAUGH and Joyce and her husband Stephen ZAWIERZENIEC. Proud grandmother of Damara, Calla and Brenton. Dear sister of Bill SUMMERS and his wife Edith. Fondly remembered by her nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Breckenridge-Ashcroft Funeral Home on Wednesday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Thursday at 1 p.m. Rev. David SHEARMAN officiating. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family.
“The heart that loves is always young.&rdquo

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ZAWILINSKI o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-02-15 published
ZAWILINSKI, Boleslaw " Bill"
On Monday, February 13, 2006, passed away peacefully at Wawel Villa in his 91st year. Predeceased by his wife Bernice, beloved father of John and his wife Sharon. Bill is survived by his sister Apolonia JAKUBOCZYK of Detroit, Michigan, and his brother Marion (Aniela) of Mississauga. Lovingly remembered by extended family in Canada and Poland. Bill was a long time resident of Kingston, Ontario where he prospered as a small business owner. He will also be remembered by the many he helped in making their transition as new immigrants from Poland to putting down roots in Canada. Friends may call at Turner and Porter "Peel" Chapel, 2180 Hurontario Street, Mississauga (Hwy. 10, North of Queen Elizabeth Way), on Thursday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass to be held at St. Maximilian Kolbe Church, 4260 Cawthra Rd., Mississauga on Friday, February 17, 2006 at 9: 00 a.m. Interment Assumption Cemetery. If desired, donations may be made to Wawel Villa.

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ZAWITKOSKI o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-03-04 published
SALINIEWICZ, Stella Mary (née ZAWITKOSKI)
Peacefully at Woodingford Lodge, Woodstock on Thursday, March 2, 2006 with family and Friends at her side, Stella Mary SALINIEWICZ (née ZAWITKOSKI) of Woodstock and formerly of Welland, in her 88th year. Born in Ituna, Saskatchewan on April 26, 1918. Daughter of the late Jozef and Rozalia ZAWITKOSKI. Beloved wife of the late Frank SALINIEWICZ (1992.) Loving mother of Joseph SAVAGE and his wife Margaret of Red Rock, Ontario and Frances GLAB and her late husband Wesley (1983) of Woodstock. Loving grandmother of Joseph SAVAGE, Jr. of Nipigon, Ontario. Dear sister of Adela MARCINKOWSKI (late Chester) of Toronto, Wanda SCANLON (Victor) of London, Joe MURRAY (Diana) of Peachland, British Columbia and the late Julia DANIELS, Pete, Walter, Alfons, Ted, Alice ZIEMNIAK, and Edward. Also lovingly remembered by her many nieces, nephews, cousins and Friends. Stella was a member of the auxiliary of the Polish Legion Branch 558 Welland, a longtime member of the Polish Canadian Society in Welland, a honourary member of Sts. Peter and Paul Living Rosary Society, and a member of St. Rita's Catholic Women's League. Friends will be received at the Smith-LeRoy Funeral Home, 69 Wellington Street North, Woodstock on Monday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. C.W.L. rosary prayers on Monday evening at 6: 15 p.m. followed by parish prayers at 6:45 p.m. Funeral Mass at St. Rita Catholic Church, 904 Dundas Street, Woodstock on Tuesday, March 7, 2006 at 11: 00 a.m. with Father Chris GEVAERT officiating. Committal prayers at Holy Cross Cemetery, Welland on Wednesday at 11: 00 a.m. If desired, memorial donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association, Holy Trinity Catholic Church Building Fund, or Woodingford Lodge-Palliative Care would be appreciated. Smith-LeRoy, 537-3611. Personal condolences may be sent at www.smithleroy.com

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ZAZINKSY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-05-03 published
SOSINSKY, Stephanie
With quiet dignity and grace on Monday, May 1, 2006, at the Westbury Long Term Care Facility, Stephanie SOSINSKY, in her 88th year, dearly beloved wife of the late Harry SOSINSKY. Beloved mother of Maria and her husband Richard McLELLAN, Barb and her husband Joe MORONEY, and Darya SOSINSKY. Loving Baba of Ian and Stuart. Predeceased by her siblings Walter and his wife Mary ZAZINSKY, Mary CHADWICK, Joe ZAZINSKY and Ed ZAZINSKY. Dear sister-in-law of Emily ZAZINKSY and Peter SOSINSKY. Fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews, family and Friends. Stephanie was deeply guided by her faith and was completely devoted to her family. Although she was reserved, she was warm, generous, resourceful and a true and loyal friend to many. She was a woman of incredible quiet strength and conviction. She was a talented singer, dancer, seamstress, decorator and gardener, and she loved her desserts. She never looked her age. Married at 29 and widowed at 49 with three young daughters, she returned to the workforce and was employed steadily until she retired at age 81. She and Harry were proud founding members of St. Demetrius Ukrainian Catholic Parish in Etobicoke and she was a longtime church choir member. The family will receive their Friends at the Newediuk Funeral Home, Kipling Chapel, 2104 Kipling Avenue (2 blocks north of Rexdale Boulevard), from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Thursday. Panakhyda Thursday 7: 30 p.m. Divine Liturgy will be celebrated Friday from St. Demetrius Ukrainian Catholic Church, 135 La Rose Avenue, at 9: 30 a.m. Cremation and a private interment at Mount Hope Cemetery to follow at a later date. The family would like to extend their deepest thanks to all the staff of the Westbury for their kindness, compassion and Friendship.

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ZAZINSKY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-05-03 published
SOSINSKY, Stephanie
With quiet dignity and grace on Monday, May 1, 2006, at the Westbury Long Term Care Facility, Stephanie SOSINSKY, in her 88th year, dearly beloved wife of the late Harry SOSINSKY. Beloved mother of Maria and her husband Richard McLELLAN, Barb and her husband Joe MORONEY, and Darya SOSINSKY. Loving Baba of Ian and Stuart. Predeceased by her siblings Walter and his wife Mary ZAZINSKY, Mary CHADWICK, Joe ZAZINSKY and Ed ZAZINSKY. Dear sister-in-law of Emily ZAZINKSY and Peter SOSINSKY. Fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews, family and Friends. Stephanie was deeply guided by her faith and was completely devoted to her family. Although she was reserved, she was warm, generous, resourceful and a true and loyal friend to many. She was a woman of incredible quiet strength and conviction. She was a talented singer, dancer, seamstress, decorator and gardener, and she loved her desserts. She never looked her age. Married at 29 and widowed at 49 with three young daughters, she returned to the workforce and was employed steadily until she retired at age 81. She and Harry were proud founding members of St. Demetrius Ukrainian Catholic Parish in Etobicoke and she was a longtime church choir member. The family will receive their Friends at the Newediuk Funeral Home, Kipling Chapel, 2104 Kipling Avenue (2 blocks north of Rexdale Boulevard), from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Thursday. Panakhyda Thursday 7: 30 p.m. Divine Liturgy will be celebrated Friday from St. Demetrius Ukrainian Catholic Church, 135 La Rose Avenue, at 9: 30 a.m. Cremation and a private interment at Mount Hope Cemetery to follow at a later date. The family would like to extend their deepest thanks to all the staff of the Westbury for their kindness, compassion and Friendship.

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