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DIACK o@ca.on.simcoe_county.nottawasaga.stayner.stayner_sun 2006-05-31 published
ATTWATER, Doris
Suddenly on Sunday May 21, 2006 at her home in Collingwood at the age of 82. Doris, beloved wife of the late James. Mother of Jim and his wife Laurie of Stayner and Doug of Collingwood. Grandmother of Courtney, Meghan, Whitney, Betty (Jeremy CHURCHLEY,) Doug and Nicole and great grandmother of Jeremiah and Jasmine. Survived by her brother Charles (Betty) DIACK and sister-in-law Mildred POWELL. Friends were received at the Carruthers and Davidson Funeral Home, Stayner on Tuesday May 23, 2006 from 12 noon for the Funeral Service in the Chapel at 1 o'clock. Interment Stayner Union Cemetery. Remembrances to the charity of your choice would be appreciated. For further information or to sign the on-line guest book log on to www.generations.on.ca
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DIAKIW o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-07-21 published
HAWKINS, Susan O'Byrne (née SANDERS) (1935-2006)
Died peacefully at home on July 16th, 2006, surrounded by her family, after a brief and graceful battle with cancer. Survived by her adoring husband of fifty years, Bruce, her three devoted sons Benjamin, Matthew, and Daniel, her three exceptional daughters-in-law Jane GILL, Megan O'NEAIL, and Kate DIAKIW, her treasured grandchildren Henry, Gill, Dexter, and Georgia, and her sisters Elizabeth FRICK and Cassandra SANDERS. 'Which can say more than this rich praise that you alone are you.' Respecting her wishes, there will be no service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Susan's memory to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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DIAKIW o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-02-09 published
DIAKIW, Joseph
Peacefully at Toronto East General Hospital on Tuesday, February 7, 2006, in his 89th year. Joseph, loving husband for 59 years of Anneliese (Renz.) Dearly loved father of Christine McFADYEN (Malcolm) and Vera BLOOR (Henry KENNEDY.) Cherished Dido of Christopher, Martin and Scott. Dear brother of Hnat and dear brother-in-law of Eleanore. Joseph will be sadly missed by his many family and Friends in the Ukraine, Australia and Canada. Friends may visit at the Jerrett Funeral Home, 660 Kennedy Road, Scarborough (between Eglinton and St. Clair Aves. East) on Thursday 7-9 and on Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Holy Eucharist Church Renovation Fund would be appreciated.

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DIAMANTI o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-03-31 published
HUZAR, Roman Nichlaus
Passed away peacefully, at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Barrie, on Wednesday, March 29, 2006, at the age of 56. Ever so spiritually and passionately beloved husband of Diane LUBINSKI- HUZAR of Innisfil. Dear brother of Stella LEVESQUE and husband Paul and their family, Mary DIAMANTI and husband Morris and their family. Roman was predeceased by his parents Nicholas and Anna HUZAR. Roman has touched many lives who will be forever changed by having known him. Friends may call at the Innisfil Funeral Home, 7910 Yonge Street (Stroud) (705) 431-1717, on Saturday from 5-8 p.m. and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. with Panahyda Sunday at 3: 30 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held at Saint Mary's Ukrainian Catholic Church, 3625 Cawthra Road, Mississauga, on Monday, April 3rd at 11: 00 a.m. Interment Sanctuary Park, Toronto. Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family at romanhuzar@innisfilfuneralhome.ca

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DIAMENT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-26 published
PARKER, Earl
On his 82nd birthday on Wednesday, January 25, 2006 at Toronto Western Hospital. Earl PARKER, beloved husband of Sylvia. Loving father and father-in-law of Elyse PARKER and Simon SCHNEIDERMAN, Andrea Parker SIMHON and Albert SIMHON, Stephen and Carol PARKER. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Lillian and Philip CHASIN, Sylvia and Sam DIAMENT, Beatrice and Jack BISHANSKY, Helen and Eli KLEINER. Devoted grandfather of Ira, Caleb, and Jaclyn PARKER, Michal and Yonatan SIMHON, Claire and Sophie SCHNEIDERMAN. Past President of Flexo Products Limited. At Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel, 2401 Steeles Avenue West (3 lights west of Dufferin) for service on Thursday, January 26, 2006 at 11: 00 a.m. Interment Lundy's Lane Cemetery, Niagara Falls, Ontario at 2: 00 p.m. Shiva 10 Tichester Road, Toronto. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Israeli Soldiers Welfare Fund, 416-783-3053 or to Parkinson Society of Canada, 416-227-9700.

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DIAMOND o@ca.on.grey_county.artemesia.flesherton.the_flesherton_advance 2006-11-22 published
DUCKETT, Fred
The family of the late Fred DUCKETT express our sincere gratitude to the Victorian Order of Nurses and Personal Home Support Workers of the Community Care Access Centre for their home care to father in his failing health, drivers from the Canadian Cancer Society for transportation to medical appointments and to the staff, nurses and doctors at Errinrung Nursing Home for palliative care since his residency in October. Appreciation is also extended to Rev. Donna MANN for her pastoral care, David FRIES and Bill DIAMOND for their gift of music, Fawcett Funeral Home for funeral services and the Eugenia United Church for the lunch served after the funeral. Thank you to all Friends, neighbours and relatives for the calls, cards, prayers and visits to dad during his illness. All was sincerely appreciated.
- The Duckett family
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DIAMOND o@ca.on.grey_county.artemesia.flesherton.the_flesherton_advance 2006-11-22 published
AKINS, Sadie Gwendolyn (née WARD)
Sadie Gwendolyn AKINS passed away on November 11, 2006 in her 95th year at the Village Seniors Community Hanover.
Sadie was born on December 29, 1911 at Thornbury, the daughter of Hazzard and Elizabeth (HARVEY) WARD. She attended school in Kimberley completing the equivalent of Grade 10.
On February 27, 1932 she married Harry AKINS who predeceased her. Most of her married life she lived at Flesherton and later at Markdale and Hanover.
During her working career Sadie worked in a jewellery store, grocery store, footwear at Markdale and when she retired she was working at Bob Avis Drugs. She had many hobbies -knitting, sewing and made many quilts which her family and Friends will enjoy for many years to come. She was a member of the Seniors Drop-In at Flesherton as well as a member and attendee of Flesherton United Church.
Sadie is survived by three children Joan (Bob) STODDART of Eugenia, George (Gloria) AKINS of Buckhorn and Robert (Dale) AKINS of Hanover as well as grandchildren Micheal (Jennifer) STODDART, Lori (Darcy) CORCORAN, Brad (Gail) AKINS, Tanya (Jamie) DUPUI, Kevin (Connie) AKINS, Daryl (Katherine) AKINS and eight great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by three sisters Lottie HUTCHINSON/HUTCHISON, Villa FAWCETT and Blanche RISK, also by one grand_son Gregory AKINS.
A funeral service was held on Tuesday, November 14 with Rev. Donna MANN officiating. Taking part in the service were Tanya AKINS (prayer,) Jennifer and Micheal STODDART (eulogy) with music being provided by Bill DIAMOND, David FRIES and Ian LEITH.
Pallbearers were grandchildren Brad AKINS, Tanya AKINS, Lori CORCORAN, Micheal STODDART, Daryl and Kevin AKINS. Honorary pallbearers were Bob BUTLER and Bill HUTCHINSON/HUTCHISON. Flowerbearers were great-grandchildren Kyle CORCORAN, Alyssa CORCORAN, Connor AKINS, and Keenan McHUGH.
Interment was at Flesherton Cemetery.

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DIAMOND o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-10-17 published
ROBERTSON, Ruth Elaine (née SWORD)
Suddenly, at her home at R.R.#1, Bognor, on Sunday, October 15th, 2006. Ruth Elaine ROBERTSON (née SWORD,) of R.R.#1, Bognor, in her 63rd year. Dearly beloved wife of Dave ROBERTSON. Loving mother of Heather GOWAN and her husband, Bill, of Elsinor, Barb HUTCHINSON/HUTCHISON and her husband, Darryl, of Meaford, Kathy McKIBBON and her husband, Wayne, of Chatsworth and Les ROBERTSON and his wife, Heather, of R.R.#6, Owen Sound. Proud grandmother of Jason and Ryan VAIL; David and Natasha JOLLEY; Lauren McKIBBON; David, Emma, Kyle and Hayden ROBERTSON; Amber, Jocelyn, Devin and Joel HUTCHINSON/HUTCHISON. Dear sister of Ron (Shirley) SWORD, Bill (Lynn) SWORD, Murray (Eileen) SWORD; Doug (Jean) SWORD, Jean (Russel) DIAMOND and Peggy (Dennis) RINNER. Ruth will be sadly missed by her in-laws, Mary (Orval) KALINOWSKI and Alex (Shirley) ROBERTSON. Predeceased by her parents, John and Alice SWORD; her brother, Wayne SWORD her father and mother-in-law, Les and Elizabeth ROBERTSON and her sister-in-law, Jean ROBERTSON. Friends may call at the Brian E. Wood Funeral Home, 250 - 14th Street West, Owen Sound (519-376-7492) on Wednesday evening from 7: 00-9:00 p.m. A Funeral Service for Ruth ROBERTSON will be held in the Funeral Home Chapel on Thursday, October 19th, 2006 at 11: 00 a.m. with Doctor Brad CLARK officiating. Interment in McLean's Cemetery, Bognor. If so desired, the family would appreciate donations to the Grey Bruce Health Services Foundation as your expression of sympathy.

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DIAMOND o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-04-29 published
REX- CHISHOLM
Surrounded by her family Fern Bernice REX- CHISHOLM (active and faithful member of Community of Christ serving for 60 years as an organists and music director) passed away peacefully at University Hospital on Thursday, April 27, 2006 in her 87th year. Beloved wife of the late Charles Martin REX (1995.) Loving mother of Beth (Leon) CHAPMAN, John (Anne) REX, Helen (Jim) IRWIN, Paul (Debra) REX, Peter (Elizabeth) GAZDZINSKI. Cherished grandmother of Lee Anne, Erin, Anne Marie (Jim) BOWDEN, Heather, Amber, Meredith, Teresa (Nigel) BAIN, Darrell (Iryna,) Kerry and Carl and great-grand_son Joshua CHAPMAN- BOWDEN. Dear sister of the late Ruth EVANS and Mary DIAMOND. The family will receive Friends and relatives at Forest Lawn Memorial Chapel, 1997 Dundas Street East (at Wavell), London, for visitation on Sunday, April, 30, 2006 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Cremation to follow. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday May 7, 2006 at Community of Christ, 615 Colborne Street, London. In remembrance, donations to the charity of your choice or World Accord, 1C-185 Frosbisher Drive, Waterloo, Ontario, N2V 2E6 would be gratefully appreciated.

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DIAMOND o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-03-03 published
NATHAN, Dr. Max Taylor
Passed away at home on March 2, 2006 surrounded by his loving family after a courageous and lengthy battle with cancer. He is survived by his beloved wife Jeanette NATHAN (MINDEN,) and his loving children Sandra LEVY (Martin LEVY,) Karen DIAMOND (Stephen DIAMOND,) Richard NATHAN (Sherri FINE) and his nine grandchildren Michael, Robbie, Jason, Madison, Lauren, James, Ty, Zack, and Luke. Dr. Max was a renowned pediatrician in the city of Hamilton for over 40 years. Special thanks to Dr. FIGUEREDO, Marilyn and the staff at the Juravinski Centre, Dr. DATH and staff at St. Joseph's Hospital, Dr. Jim WILLIAMS, Victorian Order of Nurses nurses Wendy BIETEL and Kathy SMITH. If desired, memorial donations may be made to your favourite charity. No flowers please. The funeral will be held on Sunday, March 5th at 11 a.m., Beth Jacob Synagogue, 375 Aberdeen Avenue, Hamilton, Ontario.

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DIAMOND o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-03-04 published
NATHAN, Dr. Max Taylor
Passed away at home on March 2, 2006 surrounded by his loving family after a courageous and lengthy battle with cancer. He is survived by his beloved wife Jeanette NATHAN (Minden,) and his loving children Sandra Levy (Martin LEVY,) Karen DIAMOND (Stephen DIAMOND,) Richard NATHAN (Sherri FINE) and his nine grandchildren Michael, Robbie, Jason, Madison, Lauren, James, Ty, Zack, and Luke. Dr. Max was a renowned pediatrician in the city of Hamilton for over 40 years. Special thanks to Dr. FIGUEREDO, Marilyn and the staff at the Juravinski Centre, Dr. DATH and staff at St. Joseph's Hospital, Dr. Jim WILLIAMS, Victorian Order of Nurses nurses Wendy BIETEL and Kathy SMITH. If desired, memorial donations may be made to your favourite charity. No flowers please. The funeral will be held on Sunday, March 5th at 11 a.m., Beth Jacob Synagogue, 375 Aberdeen Avenue, Hamilton, Ontario. Shiva, 1770 Main Street West, Hamilton, Sunday evening service 6: 00 p.m., Monday through Thursday, evening service 7: 30 p.m.

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DIAMOND o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-03-07 published
CHRISTO, John, B.A.Sc., P.Eng.
Peacefully passed away at home in Oakville on Thursday, March 2, 2006 at the age of 92. Survived by his wife Norma. Predeceased by his first wife Margaret Elinor (née HUGHES.) Dear father of Claire CHRISTO and Paula DIAMOND. Proud grandfather of Bonnie McCOY, Erin MacCOY and husband Steve NOYES, Michael DIAMOND and wife Nicole, and Kelly DIAMOND. Loving great grandfather of Kyle Jordan, Trinity and Brennen DIAMOND. John will be greatly missed by his extended family and Friends. Cremation has taken place. A celebration of his life will be at the Glen Oaks Memorial Chapel & Reception Centre, 3164 Ninth Line (403/Dundas) in Oakville, 905-257-8822 on Saturday, April 29, 2006 at 2 p.m. (the family will receive Friends from 1-2). In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Oakville Salvation Army or to the charity of your choice. Special thanks to those who sent messages and came to visit in the last few weeks.

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DIAMOND o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-03-07 published
KLAJNER, Jan
Peacefully in Montreal, in his ninety-sixth year, on Sunday, March 5th, 2006. Beloved husband of Bronislawa WEITENBAUM. Loving father and father-in-law of Marian and Ola, Felix and Jane, Saul and the late Halina DIAMOND. Cherished grandfather of Netta, and Guy; Nadine, and Clio; and Daniel. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Sunia and Olek of New York. Predeceased by his other brothers and sisters. Devoted uncle of Steven KLEINER and Michael LEHRMAN. He will be sadly missed by his family and Friends. Funeral service from Paperman and Sons, Montreal on Wednesday, March 8th at 1: 45 p.m. Burial in Montreal. Shiva private. Contributions in his memory may be made to the charity of your choice.

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DIAMOND o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-06-14 published
LIBIN, Mona Rae (née DIAMOND)
Mona Rae LIBIN passed away Monday June 12, 2006. She is survived by Alvin, her husband of 53 years, her son Bobby (LeeAnn), her grandchildren Eda, Nora and Louis and her special friend Chris MUNDA. Born in Calgary on August 9, 1930 to Louis and Eda DIAMOND, Mona proudly called Calgary home and from there she actively pursued her many interests. She loved animals, fishing, golf and time with her grandchildren. She was passionate about improving health care and about the Calgary Flames. Mona was instrumental in creating the Alvin and Mona Libin Foundation (of which she was President) and the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta. She worked tirelessly for the Foothills Hospital, the University of Calgary and was a dedicated volunteer and leader for many causes. Mona was a friend to all, and will be sorely missed. Funeral services will be at the Beth Tzedec Synagogue (1325 Glenmore Trail, access from Glenmore Trail eastbound onto service road only) Wednesday, June 14 at 2: 00 with burial at the Erlton Cemetary. If desired, contributions may be made in Mona's memory to the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta, c/o The Calgary Health Trust.

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DIAMOND o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-10-11 published
COX, Esther N.
Peacefully at her late residence on Sunday October 8, 2006 of Esther N. COX of Battery Point Drive Stratford, Prince Edward Island age 79 years. Beloved wife of Lloyd S. COX. Dear mother of Heather DIAMOND, Carolyn (Jan MATEJCEK), Susan (Greg RUSSELL), and Janet (Steve DITMORE.) Grandmother of 12. Resting at MacLean Funeral Home Swan Chapel Charlottetown Prince Edward Island Funeral Friday from Trinity United Church, Charlottetown at 2 p.m. Interment in Sherwood Cemetery. If so desired memorials to The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Foundation, or Trinity United Church would be appreciated. Visiting hours Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Online condolences may be made at www.macleanfh.com

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DIAMOND o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-02-26 published
HANIFORD, Edythe (née DIAMOND)
Passed away Friday, February 24, 2006, peacefully after a lengthy illness at the age of 91. Beloved wife of the late Leo HANIFORD. Devoted mother of Trudi and Les NIRENBERG and Gayl HANIFORD. Grandmother of Melissa and Morley NIRENBERG. Loving sister of Lillian COHEN. Sister-in-law of Bessie WILKS and Irving and Minabel HANEFORD. She was the daughter of Pearl and Morris DIAMOND. Special friend of Yitz and Bernice PENCINER. Services at Steeles Memorial Chapel on Sunday. Please call for time, 905-881-6003. In lieu of flowers, donations in honour of Edythe HANIFORD can be sent to Baycrest Foundation. Shiva at 107 Clifton Ave., Downsview.

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DIAMOND o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-03-11 published
HAMM, Jacqueline Marie
(Retired from Cooper Canada)
Peacefully passed away with her family by her side on Friday, March 10, 2006. Fondly remembered by her lifelong companion Charles MUNROE. Sadly missed by her sister Carol; children Susan and husband Kevin FOLLETT, Stephen and wife Joanne HAMM, Kelly and husband Albert DIAMOND; grandchilden Robbie, Robin, Cory, Amanda, Adam, Chris; niece Darlene, nephew Kristen, and all other nieces, nephews, and extended family. Friends may visit at the Lynett Funeral Home, 3299 Dundas St. West (one block east of Runnymede) Saturday 7-9 p.m. and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service in the Chapel Monday, March 13, at 1 p.m. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. If desired, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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DIAMOND o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-03-30 published
DIAMOND, Anne " Nan"
At Toronto East General Hospital on Wednesday, March 29th 2006. Nan YATES beloved wife of the late Reg. Dear sister of Mal (Helen) and Charlotte COPLAND (Lottie.) Fondly remembered by her many nieces, nephews and Friends. Resting at the Paul O'Conner Funeral Home, 1939 Lawrence Ave. E. (between Warden and Pharmacy) from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Friday. Service on Saturday, for time and place call (416) 751-7890.

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TAUS, Valentina (née PANARONI)
Peacefully surrounded by her family on Monday, April 10, 2006 at Villa Care Centre, Midland. Valentina is predeceased by her husband Agostino and her parents Assunta and Eugenio PANARONI. Valentina will be lovingly remembered by her children Gloria (Remo DEL GRECO predeceased,) Nino (Connie née MARCOTULLIO,) grandmother to Anthony (Marilyn née SCATCHERD,) Louann née TAUS (David STRACHAN), Martha née DEL GRECO (Gino DODARO), Raymond DEL GRECO (Mary Jo née BODNICK,) Tullio DEL GRECO, Maria nee DEL GRECO (Jacob DIANA;) her great-grandchildren Steven TAUS, Brandon TAUS, Raymond DODARO, Piero DODARO, Amanda DIANA, Jennifer DIANA, Samantha STRACHAN, Brandon DEL GRECO and great-grand_son Nicholas Belanger DODARO. Friends will be received at the Ward Funeral Home (4671 Hwy. 7, Woodbridge 905-851-9100) on Tuesday, April 11 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be held at Immaculate Conception Church (300 Ansley Grove Rd., Woodbridge) on Wednesday, April 12, 2006 at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery. In Valentina's memory, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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DIAS o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-04-17 published
LARMOND, George Edward
At Bluewater Health, Norman Street Site, Sarnia on April 15, 2006. George Edward LARMOND of Forest (formerly of Pembroke.) Beloved husband of the late Marie (BRIARD) LARMOND. Dear father of George and his wife Rev. Cathy of Forest and Liane and husband John HUGHES of England. Grandfather of George, Joe and David LARMOND. Predeceased by daughter Elaine Marie HISLOP (1990.) Brother of Evelyn CLUE of Ottawa, Mabel DIAS of Newcastle, England. Beryl LARMOND of Kelowna, British Columbia and Joseph of Cargary, Alberta. Predeceased by several other siblings. Age 76 years. Resting at the Ronn E. Dodge Funeral Home and Cremation Centre McFarlane Chapel, 9 James St. (Forest) Lambton Shores where a funeral service will take place Tuesday, April 18, 2006 at 11: 00 a.m. with Rev. Cathy LARMOND officiating. Visitation Tuesday from 10: 00 a.m. until time of service at 11:00 a.m. Cremation to follow. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. (Cheques only received at the Funeral Home). A tree will be planted in memory of George by the Dodge family.

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DIAS o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-06-26 published
DIAS, Hilda O.
Passed away unexpectedly on Friday June 23, 2006 at the age of 81. Beloved wife of the late Matthew. Much loved mother of Desmond and his wife Paula, Trevor and his wife Ann, Karl and his wife Pascale. Loving grandmother of Julian, Justin, Jeffrey, Todd, Eva, Katia, Kristophe and the late Gordon. Dear sister of Noel (Hazel), Arthur (the late Eileen), the late Ron (Janet), the late Sheila (the late Wilf), and Alma (Austin). She will be fondly remembered by her many nieces and nephews as the Matriarch of the Pinto and Dias families and for her love of life and refined culinary skills. Friends may call the Turner and Porter "Peel" Chapel, 2180 Hurontario Street, Mississauga (Hwy 10 N of Queen Elizabeth Way) on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at Saint Dominic's Church, 625 Atwater Avenue, Mississauga on Wednesday June 28, 2006 at 1: 00 p.m. Interment Assumption Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice.

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DIAS o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-07-22 published
GRUNDY, Robert S.
We grieve the loss of our dear husband, father, brother, grandfather and uncle. The family of the late Robert S. GRUNDY (July 2, 2006) wish to express thanks to Friends and relatives who gave a kind word, offered sympathy, sent flowers, made donations, and visited the funeral home. We also thank: the staff (specifically Helen, Sharon, Judy and Debbie) and administration of Ashwood Manor Dr. S. SUNDERJI (Lambeth); Doctor KOCHA, Dr REID, R. DAVIDSON and W. GILLIS of the London Regional Cancer Centre; M. DUCHARME of C.C.A.C.; the Victorian Order of Nurses nurses who visited daily (specifically Marianne and Louise;) Doctor DIAS of University Hospital M. EDMONDSON of C.O.T.A.; M. BEADLE of Saint_Joseph's Community Palliative Team; and Greenhills Pharmacy.

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DIAZ o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-10-06 published
READY, William Joseph, C.D.3, J.M. (1929-2006)
On Tuesday October 3, 2006 in Fredericton, New Brunswick, William Joseph READY passed away at the age of 77 years. Bill was born in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island on May 9, 1929, the son of William and Margaret (CONNORS) READY. Bill graduated from St. Dunstan's University and took his commission as an artillery officer in the Airborne, 1st Light Battery. His military career (1949-1994) included service from Troop Officer to Battery Commander, and technical appointments such as Trials Officer, Instructor in Gunnery, and Foreign Liaison and Chief Protocol Officer. He retired as a Lt. Col. with the reserves, after commanding the Provincial Warning Centre in Charlottetown. Bill was predeceased by his parents, his sisters, Bernice, Betty, and Elaine, and his dear wife of 53 years, Nancy Helen Bell Beer READY. He will be sadly missed by his loving children Susan DIAZ (Victor,) Daphne Ready DAEL (Emil,) Jane READY, William READY (Kerry,) Phillip READY (Sylvia), Nancy Elizabeth READY, as well as his 17 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. To all his comrades at arms from military to Legion, Bill bid a fond farewell. In deference to his firm belief that all animals are innocent, any donations in Bill's memory may be forwarded to your local Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. There will be a graveside service at Saint Mary's Church, Indian River, Prince Edward Island on Sat, Oct 7, 2006 at 10: 30 a.m. Arrangements have been entrusted to McAdam's Select Community Funeral Home. (506-458-9170) www.mcadamsfh.com

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DIAZ o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-02-04 published
ADAM/ADAMS, John Rayson (July 9, 1916-January 26, 2006)
World War 2 Veteran
In his 90th year, John Rayson ADAM/ADAMS passed away peacefully after a long struggle with complications after a stroke. He died at Brampton Memorial Hospital with his wife and daughter at his side. John was the loving husband of 53 years to Maureen (DIAZ) and father to John Andrew ADAM/ADAMS (Ruth Ann) of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Christopher Charles ADAM/ADAMS of Mississauga and Dolores Eileen ADAM/ADAMS of Brampton. son Richard Rayson ADAM/ADAMS predeceased 1997. He was the loving grandfather of Ruthmarie (Halifax, Nova Scotia), Christopher, Andrea, Hannah and Susanna ADAM/ADAMS (Dartmouth, Nova Scotia). He was the son of the late Charles ADAM/ADAMS of Donavon, Saskatchewan and Annie RAYSON of York, England. John R. was born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. He leaves his brother Richard (Anne) ADAM/ADAMS and nieces Barbara (Roy,) Sheila (Brian and family,) Arlene and nephew Murray (Shauna and family), all residing in Saskatchewan, and cousins in British Columbia and in England. John joined the Royal Canadian Air Force and was loaned to the Royal Air Force as part of their Radar Crew. He was stationed in North Africa, Italy and Northern England. After the war, he returned to the University of British Columbia and received his B.A. and B.Ed. in 1949. In 1950, he received a B.L.S. from the Faculty of Library Science (University of Toronto). In 1952, he married Maureen Dolores DIAZ (B.L.S., 1950.) He worked in the Public and University Library fields. He was branch librarian in Niagara Falls, chief librarian in Welland and Brampton, Ontario, acquisitions librarian in University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon, reference and circulation librarian in Leeds, England, Mississauga and Etobicoke Public Libraries. He also worked for Sheridan College in Brampton. He was the co-founder with wife Maureen of the family puppetry theatre - The Adams Marionettes. He designed and made the marionettes' stage, and he developed the sound and lighting for their marionette productions. The whole family was involved. They performed in libraries and schools in Southern Ontario. When John retired he and Maureen travelled to many puppetry festivals in Canada and the U.S.A. John wrote articles for the local paper in Welland and in Brampton. His interests were in science and he loved books, especially on cosmology. Although he suffered from clinical depression, he remained a very creative, caring and loving father, husband and grandfather. The family would appreciate donations in John R's memory to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Mental Health Association or to the Unitarian Congregation of South Peel. Cremation has take place, arranged by Ridley Funeral Home, 416-259-3705. Celebration of John R's life will be held at the Unitarian Church of South Peel on Sunday, March 12, 2006 at 3 p.m.
Come sing a song with me Come sing a song with me that I might know your mind And I'll bring you hope Where hope is hard to find And I'll bring you a song of love, and a rose in the wintertime.

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