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RETALLACK o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-03-06 published
MARSHALL, Hugh Grigg (1928-2006)
Died peacefully in his sleep at home on Thursday, March 2 in his seventy-eighth year. son of the late Ernest Lawrence MARSHALL and Margaret Dunbar WHITE/WHYTE. He is survived by his loving wife Joan (RETALLACK,) beloved children David and Stephanie (Justin WARSHAW,) and granddaughter Ursula Evelyn WARSHAW; sister Elizabeth IMRIE and niece Anne; and sisters-in-law Nancy (Michel LAMBERT) and Christine (John YIP) and their families. Hugh MARSHALL was always very active in his communities, at McGill University as an engineering student, and later as Chairman of the Alma Mater Fund and on the Faculty of Engineering Council; in Scouts Canada as a boy and member of the Knights of Tamara, and adult volunteer on Provincial Council; in the Anglican Church, especially through his Sunday School teaching and Bible Study at both Saint Mary's and St. James Churches in Hudson. His career in the pulp and paper industry as Vice President and General Manager of Midland Ross Corporation was a lifelong interest that continued until this year when he attended the annual convention of the Canadian Pulp and Paper Association in Montreal as a Fifty Year 'veteran'. He was a loving father and husband, whose enthusiasm for new adventures led the family on canoe camping trips and cross Canada explorations, from Newfoundland to the Yukon, including an exciting trip down the Nahanni River. He also treasured his salmon fishing expeditions with Friends. He will be deeply missed. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to: Saint Mary's Church, Parish of Vaudreuil; McGill University; the Old Brewery Mission; or to a charity of your choice. A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, March 11, 2006, at 11: 00 am, at St. James Church, 642 Main Road, Hudson, Québec.

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RETI o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-07 published
WITT, Laszlo " Leslie"
Peacefully at Sunnybrook Medical Centre, Toronto on Tuesday, December 27, 2005. Laszlo (Leslie) WITT of Toronto, in his 73rd year. Husband of the late Viola WITT. Dear father of Sylvia and her husband Jim SANKEY of Winnipeg. Dear brother of Eva and her husband Laci RETI of Montreal. Survived by family in Europe. Terribly missed by his extended family Pascal and Evita RICHER of Toronto, and by his Avis family. As a youth, Leslie was considered a chess prodigy. After emigrating from Hungary with his family in 1956, he continued to play chess internationally. In 1962, 1963, 1965, and 1967, he was Quebec Open champion, and in 1962 he was Canadian Open champion with a rare perfect score. He was a member of the Canadian team at the World Chess Olympiads in 1964 (Tel Aviv), 1966 (Havana), and 1970 (Siegen, Germany). In 1969, he was recognized as an International Master. In later years, he enjoyed playing backgammon and painting in watercolours, where he was considered a gifted amateur by his teachers. Cremation followed by private family funeral. Memorial donations to the Chess Federation of Canada would be appreciated by the family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Oshawa Funeral Service "Thornton Chapel", 847 King St. West (905-721-1234).

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RETIRED o@ca.on.manitoulin.howland.little_current.manitoulin_expositor 2006-01-25 published
CARROLL GORDON WESLEY (RETIRED CPR)
In memory of Carroll Gordon Wesley (Retired CPR) who passed away at the
Chapleau Hospital on Tuesday, January 10, 2006. Gord, beloved husband of
Yvonne (Lewis), loving father of Allan (Louise) of Wawa and Kelly of
Sudbury. Special grandfather of Brianna. He will be sadly missed by his
brothers Jack and his wife Gilberte of Elliot Lake and Larry and his wife
Claudette of Chapleau. He will be fondly remembered by his many special
nieces and nephews. A Memorial Funeral Service was held at the Trinity
United Church, Chapleau on Friday January 13, 2006. For those who wish,
memorial donations to Branch 5 of the Royal Canadian Legion, the Independent
Order of Odd Fellows, Lodge #266, Daffodil Lodge, 41, Ramsey Lake Rd.,
Sudbury or the Trinity United Church, Chapleau would be appreciated by the
family.

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RETSAGHY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-06 published
NAGY, Eva Mary (FODOR)
Peacefully, with her family at her side, on Wednesday, January 4, 2006, at McMaster Medical Centre, Eva NAGY (FODOR) of Oakville, in her 61st year. Beloved wife of Zoltan NAGY. Loved step-mother of Gyorgyi and her husband Zsolt RETSAGHY of Hungary and Stephen NAGY of Toronto. Step-grandmother of Gergely, Sarolt, Dorottya and Anna. Dear daughter of the late Antal and Helen RESCH. Eva will be sadly missed by relatives and Friends in Canada and Hungary. Funeral Mass will be offered at St. Stephen of Hungary Church, 130 Barton Street East, Hamilton on Saturday, January 7, 2006 at 11 a.m. Family interment will be held in Pecs, Hungary. (Arrangements entrusted to Friscolanti Funeral Chapel, 905-522-0912). In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Stephen's Hungarian Church, 130 Barton Street East, Hamilton or St. Elizabeth's Hungarian Parish, 432 Sheppard Avenue East, Toronto, would be appreciated by the family. www.friscolanti.com

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RETSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-11-25 published
RETSON, John Shaw
Passed away peacefully at Kelso Villa, Owen Sound on Wednesday, November 22, 2006. John RETSON of Toronto in his 75th year. Father of Keith (Christianne) of Edmonton, Alberta and David (Candy) of Chase, British Columbia. Brother of Jim RETSON of Scotland. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his sister Una PLEDGER. Memorial donations to Toronto East General Hospital Foundation would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to Grey Bruce Cremation and Burial Services, Owen Sound 1-877-991-9995.

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RETTER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-05-11 published
ROBINSON, Edward Austwick
On Saturday, May 6, 2006 at Mississauga, Ontario in his 97th year. Beloved husband of the late Edith ROBINSON (née INNES.) Cherished father of the late Victoria LUCAS (Mrs. Frederick LUCAS.) Dearest grandfather of Michael, James and Heather LUCAS, and great grandfather of Lily and Beckett SAVA. Much loved uncle of Martha RYDALL, Kitty RETTER, Tim PLAXTON and the late John PLAXTON. A private family service was held at the Turner and Porter "Peel" Chapel, Mississauga, on Wednesday, May 10, 2006. Interment at Glen Oaks Memorial Gardens, Oakville. Donations made to the Canadian Cancer Society, in his memory, would be greatly appreciated.

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RETTKA o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-15 published
RETTKA, Lisa
After a lengthy illness on Monday, April 10, 2006 at Lakeshore Lodge Nursing Home at the age of 79. Beloved wife of Hubert RETTKA (member of C.A.W. Local 222.) Loving mother of Tina RETTKA (David ROBINSON.) Cherished grandmother of Brittni. A service of remembrance will be held at the "Wignall Chapel" of The G.H. Hogle Funeral Home, 62 Long Branch Ave., Etobicoke, on Saturday, April 22, 2006 at 3 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Lakeshore Lodge Nursing Home. Online condolences may be made at www.hoglefuneralhomes.com

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RETZLAFF o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-07-15 published
COULTER, Dr. J. Robert " Bob"
At Mountain Lea Lodge, Bridgetown, Nova Scotia in his 93rd year, peacefully on the evening of July 12th. Bob was predeceased by his wife of 67 years, Margaret Allison McFADDEN and is survived by his children, David (Jen LOCK,) Lee (Jackie RETZLAFF,) and Jan (Janet LARKMAN.) He was predeceased by his sister Dawn, and survived by siblings Doris, Jack and Bruce. Bob's early life was a vibrant mixture of academics and athletics. He obtained his B.A. in English in 1935, played varsity football for University of Toronto 1933-35, and was captain in '34 and was the first recipient of the ' Johnny Copp Trophy' in '35. Bob was quarterback of the Toronto Argonauts in 1936, '40, and '41. In 1946, he obtained an honours degree in English along with his Teacher's Certificate. From 1936 to 1954, Bob taught English, French, History, and Phys Ed at North Toronto Collegiate Institute. In that time was the War. From 1942 to 1945 Bob was a Flying Officer with Pilots Wings. From 1954 to 1958 Bob taught both English and French and was head of U of T's Extension Department responsible for adult education. In 1958 Bob became headmaster of St. Andrew's College in Aurora, Ontario, a boys independent school where he stayed until retirement in 1974. During his tenure at the University of Toronto Extension and St Andrew's he attended educational conferences including Wales, Nassau, Athens, Georgia, Montreal and the Dominican Republic. The culmination of his career was perhaps June 1 1972 when it was conferred upon him the degree of Doctor of Letters from York University. Bob was an avid curling skip, good canoeist, and not-so-patient fisherman! He will be remembered by his quiet, gentle manor and his love of the Bay of Fundy. His children, from the bottom of our hearts, wish to thank all the staff of Mountain Lea Lodge for the ongoing and continued support they provide. This journey would not have been possible without you. Cremation was his choice. A private family event will take place. Donations in memory of Bob would be welcomed to the Palliative Care Department of Mountain Lea Lodge, Bridgetown, Nova Scotia B0S 1C0.

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