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FAHEL o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-07-01 published
ENGLISH, Hilde M. (1945-2006)
Surrounded by the love of her family and Friends, Hilde died at her home in Kitchener, on Thursday, June 29, 2006. Beloved wife of John ENGLISH. Loving and devoted mother of Jonathan. She will be lovingly remembered by her mother, Barbara ABT of Kitchener, sister-in-law, Linda ABT of Dundas and father-in-law, Jack ENGLISH of Waterloo. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews and cousins in Canada and Germany. Her father Josef and her brother Joseph predeceased her in 2005. Hilde was born in Chemnitz, Germany on February 27, 1945 and emigrated to Canada in August 1953 where they settled in Kitchener. Hilde attended Saint Mary's and Eastwood high schools, the University of Waterloo, and the University of Western Ontario Law School where she graduated on the Dean's Honours List. She practised law in Waterloo from 1976 to 2006 and was Counsel for Sutherland Mark. Hilde was active in her community and her profession. She has served on several boards including the Kitchener-Waterloo Community Foundation, C.O.D.A., the Canadian Clay and Glass Museum, the Waterloo and later Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber of Commerce, the University of Waterloo Board of Governors, and the Grand River Conservation Foundation. She also served on the board of the Advocate's Society, the Canadian Bar Association (Ontario), Opera Ontario, and was the founding chair of the Ontario Liberal Party Women's Commission. She was named Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest Woman of the Year in 1999 and received the Queen's Golden Jubilee Medal in 2002, and the Tim Fitzpatrick Community Service Award in 2005. During her long battle, Hilde's many Friends baked and cooked for her and her family, and drove her to many medical appointments. She had a gift for Friendship, which was returned in abundance. The family would like to thank all of these Friends and especially Angela GRANIC, who was always there when needed for 13 years, Kathie FAHEL, volunteer nurses Marg STRONG and Nancy TELEGDI, Nat and Hajo HELTKE and the CarePartner staff who allowed Hilde to die in peace at home surrounded by her treasured garden. Special thanks to the superb medical care from Sunnybrook and, especially, Doctors Kathleen PRITCHARD and J-P PIGNOL. and, in Waterloo, Doctor Janet ZETTEL. Friends are invited to share their memories of Hilde with her family at the Erb and Good Family Funeral Home, 171 King Street South, Waterloo, from 2-4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, July 3 and Tuesday, July 4, 2006. A private family service will be held, followed by cremation. Interment will follow in Woodland Cemetery, Kitchener. A service for relatives and Friends to celebrate Hilde's life will be held on Sunday, July 9, 2006, 3 p.m., at the Centre For Intern ation al Govern ance Innovation, 57 Erb Street West, Waterloo. A reception will follow. Condolences for the family and donations to the Hilde English Fund at the Kitchener Waterloo Community Foundation or a charity of your choice may be arranged through the funeral home, 519.7445.8445 or In living memory of Hilde, a tree will be planted through the Trees for Learning Program by the Erb and Good Family Funeral Home.

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FAHEY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-10-27 published
REEKIE, J. Alastair, F.C.A.
Died in Halifax October 12, 2006 at the age of 84. He is survived by his brother Douglas (Lorna) of Toronto, Ontario and his sister Eleanor DAVIDSON (Frederick) of Waterloo, Ontario. He leaves to mourn his wife Elizabeth (Delo), and three daughters; Marilyn FAHEY (Tom) of Shawville, Quebec, Joan of Vancouver, British Columbia and Catherine "Kate" of Ottawa, Ontario. A son Bruce predeceased him in 1980. He received his C.A. in 1944 and spent most of his life as an industrial accountant in Montreal before moving to Halifax and retiring in 1980. At various times he had been Director of the Quebec Blue Cross, Director of the Montreal Association for the Blind, Alderman and Mayor of his home town of Montreal West, Director of the Griffith McConnell Home, and President of the Quebec Chartered Accountants (for which he was awarded the F.C.A., the first Quebec industrial accountant to be so recognized). By his request there was no visitation or funeral. His remains have been cremated and interment will take place in Montreal at a later date. Family and Friends so wishing may make a memorial donation to the Victorian Order of Nurses, 300-7001 Mumford Rd., Halifax, Nova Scotia B3L 4N9.

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FAHIE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-25 published
MURRAY, Louis Stanislaus
Veteran of World War Two, Canadian Grenadier Guards, Tank Corps. Retired Longtime Toronto Hydro Employee.
Entered into eternal rest on April 24, 2006 at Saint Michael's Hospital, in his 91st year. Louis is now in heaven with the love of his life, his wife Elizabeth (née WILLIAMS 1924-2003.) Louis is the eighth and last surviving of eleven children of the late Albert MURRAY (1876-1944) and Ethel MURRAY (née VANCE 1881-1957.) Loving brother-in-law of Mr. John WILLIAMS of Snelgrove, Ontario. Cherished father of Margaret, Elizabeth, Gregory, Stephen, Vance and Gerard. Dear grandfather of Erica, John Louis, Melissa, Vanessa, John, Danielle, Maribeth, Daniel, Megan and Andrew. Loving Poppa of Maureen and Henry HELPS. Devoted friend to Henk and Nini KNOPPERS of Nymegen, Netherlands. Dear father-in-law of John "Fish" FAHIE and Ellery BUTULA. Louis was born at 53 Eastern Avenue in Corktown and grew up in Cabbagetown. He attended Saint Anne's school and DeLaSalle (Bond Street). During the depression he was a farmhand for the Christian Brothers and the Woods family of Oakwood, Ontario. Louis enlisted in the army in 1943 and served in the Royal Canadian Armored Corps in Northwest Europe as a gunner and tank driver. He was wounded twice. After military service Louis worked for the Toronto Transit Commission constructing the first subway. He was then employed as a lineman by Toronto Hydro retiring in 1980 as a supervisor of the poll yard. Louis was a "Jack of all trades" including plumber, electrician, mechanic and carpenter. He will always be remembered for his "Louisms". A heartfelt thanks to the staff of the 16th floor and to the Palliative Care Unit of Saint Michael's Hospital for all of their outstanding care. Louis will be fondly remembered and sadly missed by all who knew him. Friends will be received at Cardinal Funeral Homes "Earle Elliott" Chapel, 715 Dovercourt Road (Ossington Subway - Delaware Exit) on Wednesday, April 26, 2006 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church (141 McCaul Street) on Thursday, April 27 at 11 a.m. Interment in Mt. Hope Cemetery (305 Erskine Avenue) to follow. Online condolences can be made at

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FAHNER 2006-12-08 published
CARSON, Edward Sidney Patrick
December 5th, 2006 at Queensway Nursing Home, Hensall; Edward Sidney Patrick CARSON of Bayfield, formerly of London. Beloved husband of Helen (FAHNER) for 58 wonderful years. Dear father of Lynn HALONEN (Dennis), Bayfield; Doug, Kullu, India; Stephen, London; Donna, Banff, Alberta; and grandfather to Aaron, Kullu, India. Survived by siblings: J. William, Woodstock; Betty McNAMARA, Lulu, Rev. Robert, and Lenore HAYMAN (Don) all of London. Predeceased by parents Joseph William and Rena (BEACOM) and brother John. Uncle and Great-Uncle to many nieces and nephews. At Saint Paul's Cathedral, London, Ed was a faithful member of the Server's Guild, and 9th Boy Scout Troop Leader and Rover Skipper. An active member and officer of the Orange Lodge and many Masonic Lodges, he held prestigious positions both nationally and internationally. Also a member of the Bayfield Agricultural Society, Historical Society, Garden Club, and Trinity Anglican Church. Cremation. Memorial service will be at a later date. Donations to the Masonic Cryptic Rite Foundation or to the charity of one's choice would be appreciated in Edward's memory. Those Friends who wish are invited to visit with Helen at her home in Bayfield. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Falconer Funeral Homes Ltd. Clinton 519-482-9521.

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FAHRER 2006-12-28 published
JACKSON, Gordon Frederick
Passed away in his 86th year, on Saturday, December 23, 2006 at London Health Sciences Centre, with his family by his side. Beloved companion of Anita FAHRER. Predeceased by his wife Rita (1994), his daughter Maureen Tracey (1988), his granddaughter Nicole (LAMONT) and his brother Douglas (2006.) Much loved father of Phyllis (Don) LAMONT of Carlisle, Ontario, Linda (Graham) ENGLAND of Huntsville, Ontario, Ron JACKSON of Port Stanley and Vicki (Bruce) HAMBLY of London. He will be greatly missed by his 11 grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. Gord was a proud veteran of World War 2, serving in Italy and France. Visitation will be held on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Westview Funeral Chapel, 709 Wonderland Road North, where the funeral service will be conducted on Saturday, December 30, 2006 at 1: 00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Gord's name to Mission Services of London or the Salvation Army. Online condolences can be made to or

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