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WISBY o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-05-01 published
WISBY, Lucy Albertina (née SIMONATO)
A resident of Wallaceburg, passed away suddenly on Thursday, April 27, 2006 in her 83rd year. Lucy was a 58 year member of the Catholic Women's League and daughter of the late Giovanni and Mary (CELLOTO) SIMONATO. Beloved wife of the late Lloyd WISBY. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Enrico (Rick) and Carolyn WISBY, Ruth and Ivan BILODEAU, Michael and Antoniette, Mary-Lou and David ROSS, Nancy BELL and Robert WISBY. Dear grandmother of Ryan, Jeff, Brent, Matthew, Samantha, Jonathan, Christopher and Natasha. Great-Grandmother of Jayden. Sister of the late Enrico SIMONATO. Friends may call at the Haycock-Cavanagh Funeral Home, 409 Nelson Street in Wallaceburg from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Monday. Parish Prayers will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday. The funeral Mass will be celebrated at Holy Family Church on Tuesday, May 2 at 11 a.m. Visiting will be held at the church in the hour prior. The interment will follow at Riverview Cemetery. If desired, remembrances to the Arthritis Society may be left at the funeral home. 519-627-3231. Online condolences may be left at lucy.wisby@cavanaghfuneralhome.ca

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WISDOM o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-04-12 published
RALPH, Gabrielle Louise (PHILIPPE)
At Country Manor, Thedford, on Tuesday, April 11, 2006. Gabrielle Louise (PHILIPPE) RALPH, age 65 of Sarnia. Beloved wife of the late Joseph Edward RALPH. Dear mother of Michael RALPH, London, Susan WISDOM, Scarborough and Deborah CHAMPAGNE and her husband Joe, Sarnia. Loving grandmother of Jackie, Joey, Holly, James, Maggie, Christopher, Kevin and Collin. Great-grandmother of Kate and Alex, and Tanner. Visitation at the McKenzie and Blundy Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, 431 Christina St. N., Sarnia on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held in the McKenzie and Blundy Chapel on Thursday at 10 a.m. officiated by Allan McKEOWN. Family interment to take place at a later date. As an expression of sympathy, Friends who wish may send memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, 714 Lite Street, Point Edward, N7V 1A6. Messages of condolence and memories may be left at www.mckenzieblundy.com A tree will be planted in memory of Gabrielle RALPH in the McKenzie and Blundy Memorial Forest. Dedication service Sunday, September 17th, 2006 at 2: 00 p.m. at the Wawanosh Wetlands Conservation Area.

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WISE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-01-14 published
BEEVOR, Minetta E. " Min" (WISE)
Formerly of Toronto, passed away at the Elgin Manor, R.R.#1, Saint Thomas on Wednesday, January 11, 2006, in her 100th year. Beloved wife of the late William S. BEEVOR (1980.) Dearly loved mother of Barbara JONES and her husband Harry of Union. Cherished grandmother of Douglas E. JONES and his wife Cathy ROSS of Calgary, Alberta, David A. JONES and his wife Joanne of Saint Thomas, Beverly STAFFORD of Saint Thomas, Deborah JONES of Dubai, U.A.E., and Alison JONES- REID and her husband Andy REID of Horseshoe Valley. Also survived by 5 great grandchildren, Jordan, Brady, Riley, Cassie and Austin. She was the last surviving member of her own immediate family, having been predeceased by 2 sisters and 2 brothers. Born in Walthamstow, England, February 2, 1906, the daughter of the late Francis and Matilda WISE. In keeping with Mrs. BEEVOR's wishes, there will be no public visitation. Cremation has taken place. A family service to follow. Memorial donations to the charity of one's choice gratefully acknowledged. Arrangements entrusted to the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington Street, St. Thomas.

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WISE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-06-18 published
HUNT, Diane (née PADDICK) M.R.C., R.N., (C.P.M.H.C)
Peacefully at Alexandra Hospital, Ingersoll on Friday, June 16, 2006, Diane HUNT (née PADDICK) M.R.C., R.N., (C.P.M.H.C) of Ingersoll in her 56th year. Beloved wife of Brian HUNT and will be missed by Meesha. Loving mother of Jennifer BARNWELL- WISE (Mike) of London, Bill MOSHENKO (Natasha) of HUNTsville, John HUNT (Sheila) of Ilderton and Zoë HUNT (Andrew) of St. Catharines and Grams to Brian, Ethan, Aidin, Azrael and Tyla. Sister of Bill PADDICK (late Pat) of London, Marjorie MacLEOD (Norm) of West Lorne, and Suzanne ELSBRIE (George) of London and sister-in-law of Janet RATH (late Harold) of Gladstone and Dave HUNT (Onalee) of London. Also lovingly remembered by several nieces and nephews. Diane was a member of O.H.A.H.A.-Oxford County Chapter Care Clowning "Ribzz", Vice President of the Canadian Mental Health Association-Oxford County Branch and Chair of the Public Relations Committee, and a Registered Nurse with Regional Mental Health, London. Friends will be received at the Smith-LeRoy Funeral Home, 69 Wellington Street North, Woodstock on Sunday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service in the chapel on Monday, June 19, 2006 at 11: 00 a.m. with Rev. James CARR officiating. Cremation to follow. If desired, memorial donations to the Canadian Mental Health Association-Oxford County Branch would be appreciated. Smith-LeRoy, (519) 537-3611. Personal condolences may be sent at www.smithleroy.com

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WISE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-06-26 published
MANNING, John James
Peacefully at Huronlea Home, Brussels on Sunday, June 25, 2006, John James MANNING of Blyth in his 79th year. Beloved husband of the late Muriel (ROWDEN) MANNING (2004.) Loving father of Cameron and Colleen MANNING of London, Murray MANNING of Cambridge, Brian and Carol MANNING of Calgary, Alberta and Jeanette and Rob ELLIOT/ELLIOTT of London. Cherished grandfather of Claire, Martha, Emily, Lindsay, Kayla, Alexander, Sean and Scott. Dear brother-in-law of Thelma MANNING of Blyth and Lois WISE of Clinton. Also loved by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Alexander and Mary MANNING, one brother William "Bill" MANNING and one brother-in-law Edward WISE. Friends will be received at the Falconer Funeral Homes Ltd.-Blyth Visitation Centre, 407 Queen Street, Blyth on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday, June 28, 2006 at 2 p.m. Interment Blyth Union Cemetery. Donations to the Arthritis Society or to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

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WISE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-10-03 published
WOOD, Thomas Ericson, M.Sc., M.D., F.R.C.P.C. (1934-2006)
Died September 30th, London Ontario of acute myelogenous leukemia. Tom was born in Chatham, Ontario, and graduated from the University of Western Ontario, Meds '61. He interned at Saint_Joseph's Hospital in London, Boston City Hospital, and the Royal Victoria Hospital, and the Royal Edward Hospital, both in Montreal. He practised respirology and taught at Saint_Joseph's Hospital and the University of Western Ontario since 1968. Retiring from Saint_Joseph's Hospital staff in 2002 he entered private practice in 2003 and continued working until his illness was diagnosed in August 2006. Tom is survived by his wife of forty-five years, the Reverend Mary McDowell WOOD of Shawville, Quebec, and their five children, Judith (Sigurd EIDSMO) of Denmark, Jane (Blair CRAWFORD) of Ottawa, Sarah (Rob BALLANTYNE) of Toronto, Pete of Hubbards, Nova Scotia, and James (Christine THORPE) of Toronto. Grandchildren are Julia, Thor and Jarl EIDSMO, Annie and Liz CRAWFORD, and Mark, Ben and Sam BALLANTYNE. Tom is also survived by his sister, Mrs. Ida Jean "Terry" (David MARTIN) of Ottawa. Tom returned to university recently and received his Honours B.A. in Art History and Criticism (with distinction) from the University of Western Ontario. Tom lived life to the fullest, and he lived it in style. Some of his essays have appeared in the Globe and Mail. He traveled widely, including extensive walking tours in Europe. He supported the arts and he cherished Friendship. Tom was an entirely generous and adoring husband; he was a father who delighted in, admired and respected each of his children; and he was a faithful brother. He was a fair and gracious colleague, and a kind and astute doctor who practiced and taught the art of medicine. He was a perceptive and eloquent teacher. In all things, Tom was "A good and faithful servant to his life's end". Our family feels a profound gratitude for the superb care Tom received in Oncology and Palliative Care at Victoria Hospital from Doctor Jo-Anne HAMMOND, her Resident Doctor Yishai WISE, the support staff, and the wonderful nurses for their infinite kindness to us. Friends may call on Thursday, October 5 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the James A. Harris Funeral Home, 220 Saint_James Street at Richmond, London. The funeral service will be conducted at Saint_James Westminster Church, 115 Askin Street, London, on Friday, October 6 at 11: 00 a.m. Memorial donations may be made in the name of Doctor Tom WOOD to the Saint_Joseph's Health Care Foundation, 268 Grosvenor Street, London, Ontario N6A 4V2. (www.HarrisFuneralHome.ca)

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WISE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-10-10 published
MacKENZIE, Gail Elizabeth (née BEATTY)
Peacefully after a courageous battle with cancer at Bluewater Health-Norman St. Site, Sarnia on Saturday, October 7, 2006. Gail Elizabeth MacKENZIE (née BEATTY) age 49 years of Courtright. Beloved wife of Greg. Loving mother of Trisha MORDEN (Kyle) of Port Lambton, Mallory MacKENZIE (Mark VANDAMME) of Courtright and Morgan MacKENZIE (Steve MURPHY) of Courtright. Special grandmother to Mac. Dear daughter of Barry (Sam) and Marion BEATTY of Sarnia. Treasured sister of Brenda (Rick) DEGUIRE and their children Joe and Mike, Joyce WISE and her children Shelley RIZOPOULOS (John) and Dusty WISE, Stacey BEATTY- KELCH and her children Jayme and Jesse, Rick BEATTY (Cindy McLUNG) and his children Rod and Randy and Dave BEATTY (Cherie) and their son Nicky. Also survived by her mother-in-law Margaret MacKENZIE of Courtright, sisters-in-law Doreen JOHNSTON (Phil), Bonnie MUXLOW (Don), Carol BEATTY; brothers-in-law Mark MacKENZIE (Leslie), Alan MacKENZIE (Joyce), Dale MacKENZIE (Ineke) and Garry WISE; nieces and nephews, P.J. and Eva JOHNSTON, Peter and Ivy JOHNSTON, Beckie and Mark MUNDAY, Robbie MUXLOW, Sean MacKENZIE, Ian MacKENZIE, and Cathlyn and Nadine MacKENZIE and by very dear Friends, Janice BRANDON and Mary Ann McLAUGHLIN. Also survived by many aunts, uncles and cousins. Predeceased by her grandparents; Clarence (Jack) and Florence SAYERS, Stuart and Bertha BEATTY; father-in-law Colin MacKENZIE, brother-in-law Wayne MacKENZIE and nephew Daryl WISE. Friends will be received at the Knight Funeral Home, 588 St. Clair Parkway, Corunna on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral Mass will be held at Saint_Joseph's Church in Corunna on Wednesday at 11: 00 a.m. with Fr. Jim HIGGINS celebrating. Interment to follow in Moore-Union Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy Friends who wish may send memorial donations to the Bluewater Health Palliative Care or to the Canadian Cancer Society. Many thanks to "Her Girls" in Palliative Care. Knight 519-862-2845

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WISE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-12-16 published
HOSSACK, Isabel Kathleen (HUNT)
Peacefully at Woodingford Lodge, Ingersoll, on Thursday, December 14, 2006, Isabel Kathleen (HUNT) of R.R.#2 Thamesford in her 90th year. Beloved wife of the late Alex HOSSACK (1979.) Loving mother of two daughters, Jo Ellen McKAY and her husband Don of Norwich and Phyllis JANSONS and her husband Andy of South Haven, Minnesota. Dear mother of two sons, Martin A. HOSSACK and his friend Karen SPARLING and Alex D. HOSSACK and his wife Lisa, all of R.R.#2 Thamesford. Proud grandmother of seven grandchildren, Korinne THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON and her husband Phillip, Tara HUYS and friend Tom BOYCE, Karen McKAY, Dianne McKAY and friend Brandon WISE, Larissa, Marshall and Clarke McCLINCHEY. Sadly missed by four great-grandchildren, Erin and Craig THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON and Alex and Holly HUYS. Survived by one brother Thomas F. HUNT of Windsor. Predeceased by two sisters, Phyllis LAUGHLIN and Mary JONES and several sisters and brothers-in-law. Friends may call at the Harland B. Betzner Funeral Home, 177 Dundas Street, Thamesford on Sunday from 2-5 p.m. where funeral service will be held on Monday, December 18, 2006 at 1 p.m. Mr. Mark MARSHALL officiating. Cremation with interment Zion 7th Line Cemetery at a later date. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be given to the Westminster United Church or the London Regional Cancer Centre.

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WISE o@ca.on.simcoe_county.nottawasaga.stayner.stayner_sun 2006-05-31 published
MORLEY, James Stanley - Estate of
Notice To Creditors And Others
All claims against the estate of James Stanley MORLEY, late of the Town of Wasaga Beach in the County of Simcoe, who died on or about the 20th day of November, 2005, must be filed with the undersigned Estate Trustee on or before the 30th day of June, 2006; thereafter, the undersigned will distribute the assets of the said estate having regard only to the claims then filed.
Dated at Wasaga Beach this 25th day of May, 2006.
Wayne WISE, Estate Trustee, by his Solicitor, Lysanne F. CHOLETTE, 940 Mosley Street, Wasaga Beach, Ontario, L9Z 2G9. 705-429-3033
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WISE o@ca.on.simcoe_county.nottawasaga.stayner.stayner_sun 2006-06-07 published
MORLEY, James Stanley - Estate of
Notice To Creditors And Others
All claims against the estate of James Stanley MORLEY, late of the Town of Wasaga Beach in the County of Simcoe, who died on or about the 20th day of November, 2005, must be filed with the undersigned Estate Trustee on or before the 30th day of June, 2006; thereafter, the undersigned will distribute the assets of the said estate having regard only to the claims then filed.
Dated at Wasaga Beach this 25th day of May, 2006.
Wayne WISE, Estate Trustee, by his Solicitor, Lysanne F. CHOLETTE, 940 Mosley Street, Wasaga Beach, Ontario, L9Z 2G9. 705-429-3033
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WISE o@ca.on.simcoe_county.nottawasaga.stayner.stayner_sun 2006-06-14 published
MORLEY, James Stanley - Estate of
Notice To Creditors And Others
All claims against the estate of James Stanley MORLEY, late of the Town of Wasaga Beach in the County of Simcoe, who died on or about the 20th day of November, 2005, must be filed with the undersigned Estate Trustee on or before the 30th day of June, 2006; thereafter, the undersigned will distribute the assets of the said estate having regard only to the claims then filed.
Dated at Wasaga Beach this 25th day of May, 2006.
Wayne WISE, Estate Trustee, by his Solicitor, Lysanne F. CHOLETTE, 940 Mosley Street, Wasaga Beach, Ontario, L9Z 2G9. 705-429-3033
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WISE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-03-30 published
SHULMAN, Pearl
Peacefully, on March 29, 2006. Pearl, beloved wife of the late Myer. Dear mother and mother-in-law of Kenny and Rhona. Loving grandmother of Rayzie and Tamara. Survived by brother Ilerschel WISE. She will be sadly missed by all her family and Friends. Funeral Service will be held on Friday, March 31, 2006 at 11: 00 a.m. at Steeles Memorial Chapel, 350 Steeles Ave. West, Thornhill (between Bathurst and Yonge). Interment to follow at Bathurst Lawn Cemetery, Apter Society section. Shiva at 317 Glenayr Rd., Toronto. Memorial donations may be made to Association for Soldiers of Israel (416) 783-3053 or Charity of your choice.

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WISE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-09-27 published
CLARK, Florence Lillian
On September 26th, 2006 at the Village of Winston Park in Kitchener. Survived by her husband Walter Barrow (Barry) CLARK; daughter Ann Elizabeth (CLARK) WISE, her husband Gary and their daughter Julie Ann; daughter Eleanor Barbara (CLARK) VALLIS, her husband Chip VALLIS and their children Laura Ann and Clark CHIPMAN; son Warren Barry CLARK and his wife Bernice. Florence was the last surviving member of her family of four brothers and five sisters. A celebration of Flo's life will take place on Thursday, September 28, 2006 from 6-9 p.m. at the Erb and Good Family Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo. During this memorial visitation, a light buffet will be available as Friends and family share their memories of Flo's life. At a later date, a private family graveside service will be held at Parklawn Cemetery, Toronto. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Anselma House, Mary's Place, Planned Parenthood or any of the Waterloo region hospitals and may be arranged through the funeral home, 519-745-8445 or www.erbgood.com

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WISE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-10-03 published
WOOD, Thomas Ericson, M.Sc., M.D., F.R.C.P.C. (1934-2006)
Died September 30th, London, Ontario of acute myelogenous leukemia. Tom was born in Chatham, Ontario, and graduated from the University of Western Ontario, Meds '61. He interned at Saint_Joseph's Hospital in London, Boston City Hospital, and the Royal Victoria Hospital, and the Royal Edward Hospital, both in Montreal. He practised respirology and taught at Saint_Joseph's Hospital and the University of Western Ontario since 1968. Retiring from Saint_Joseph's Hospital staff in 2002 he entered private practice in 2003 and continued working until his illness was diagnosed in August 2006. Tom is survived by his wife of forty-five years, the Reverend Mary McDowell WOOD of Shawville, Quebec, and their five children, Judith (Sigurd EIDSMO) of Denmark, Jane (Blair CRAWFORD) of Ottawa, Sarah (Rob BALLANTYNE) of Toronto, Pete of Hubbards, Nova Scotia, and James (Christine THORPE) of Toronto. Grandchildren are Julia, Thor and Jarl EIDSMO, Annie and Liz CRAWFORD, and Mark, Ben and Sam BALLANTYNE. Tom is also survived by his sister, Mrs. Ida Jean "Terry" (David MARTIN) of Ottawa. Tom returned to university recently and received his Honours B.A. in Art History and Criticism (with distinction) from the University of Western Ontario. Tom lived life to the fullest, and he lived it in style. Some of his essays have appeared in the Globe and Mail. He traveled widely, including extensive walking tours in Europe. He supported the arts and he cherished Friendship. Tom was an entirely generous and adoring husband; he was a father who delighted in, admired and respected each of his children; and he was a faithful brother. He was a fair and gracious colleague, and a kind and astute doctor who practiced and taught the art of medicine. He was a perceptive and eloquent teacher. In all things, Tom was "A good and faithful servant to his life's end". Our family feels a profound gratitude for the superb care Tom received in Oncology and Palliative Care at Victoria Hospital from Doctor Jo-Anne HAMMOND, her Resident Doctor Yishai WISE, the support staff, and the wonderful nurses for their infinite kindness to us. Friends may call on Thursday, October 5 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the James A. Harris Funeral Home, 220 Saint_James Street at Richmond, London. The funeral service will be conducted at Saint_James Westminster Church, 115 Askin Street, London, on Friday, October 6 at 11: 00 a.m. Memorial donations may be made in the name of Doctor Tom WOOD to the Saint_Joseph's Health Care Foundation, 268 Grosvenor Street, London, Ontario N6A 4V2. (www.HarrisFuneralHome.ca)

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WISE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-10-06 published
WISE, Victor A.
Passed away on October 5, 2006. Quietly at Sunnybrook Hospital. Funeral to be held at Steeles Memorial Chapel on Friday October 6, 2006 at 10 a.m.

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WISE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-10-19 published
STEWARD/STEWART/STUART, Gene
Peacefully and valiantly, passed away on Tuesday, October 17, 2006 at Toronto General Hospital. Loving husband of Sue JOEL. Adored father of Janet (Bruce WISE,) and Geoff. Dear brother of Marjorie STEWARD/STEWART/STUART, Margaret VIPOND, Martha LAWRENCE and Elizabeth ELLIS. Much loved brother-in-law of Peter and Joan and son-in-law of Rae. Dear uncle of Danielle, Kerry, Penny, Chris, Anne, Ted, Kim and Ian. Gene was a Church Warden, engineer, publisher, businessman, traveler, scholar, philosopher and a wonderful friend. He was a true renaissance man, who brought joy, vitality and love to all who knew him. The family would like to express Gene's and their sincere gratitude to Father Mark Andrews for his love and support. The family will receive Friends at the Humphrey Funeral Home - A.W. Miles Chapel, 1403 Bayview Avenue (south of Eglinton Avenue East), from 7-9 p.m. on Thursday, October 19th. The Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, October 20th at 11 o'clock in Saint Thomas's Anglican Church (383 Huron Street). If desired, donations in Gene's memory may be made to the Toronto Humane Society, 11 River Street, Toronto, Ontario M5A 4C2. The family will receive Friends at home on Saturday, October 21st from 7-9 p.m. and on Sunday, October 22nd from 2-5 p.m.

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WISE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-07 published
WISE, Hugh Clinton
(Of Muskoka Delivery Service)
Died peacefully, at the South Muskoka Memorial Hospital, Bracebridge, on Thursday, January 5, 2006, in his 65th year. Much loved husband of Gail (née PATRY) of Bracebridge. Loving father of Doreen WISE of Bracebridge of Scott WISE (Gwen) of Innisfil. Proud grandfather of Florence Lee WISE. Brother of Doreen GREEN (and the late Art.) Brother-in-law of Betty WISE, Joan MacLEAN (Douglas) and Jim PATRY (Gale.) Predeceased by his brother Fred WISE. Cremation has taken place in accordance with Hugh's wishes. A Memorial Service will take place at a later date. As your expression of sympathy, memorial gifts to the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Box 2804, Bracebridge, Ontario P1L 1W5 or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to Reynolds Funeral Home "Turner Chapel", 1 Mary Street, Bracebridge, Ontario (877) 806-2257.

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WISE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-02-05 published
FIDLER, Ruby (née COHEN)
On February 3, 2006. Beloved wife of the late Sonny FIDLER. Loving mother of Michael JESSEL (Diana), Steven JESSEL and Jamie JESSEL (Kirsten.) Adoring " Grandma Ruby" of Julia and Zachary JESSEL. Cherished Aunt of Marc and Ivy DAVIS, Elli DAVIS and Paul WISE, Joni HENDLER and Barbi and Ellie FIDLER and great-aunt of Neely and Lauren DAVIS, Matthew and Zachary HENDLER and Alex Fidler WENER. Dearest sister to the late Myrtle DAVIS (Murray,) devoted daughter of the late Bertha and Sam COHEN. Deeply loved by her whole family and huge circle of wonderful Friends. Call Benjamin's 416-663-9060 for details. Shiva 473 Spadina Rd. (from 2 p.m. daily). Donations to Camp Oochigeas 416-961-6624 or charity of your choice.

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WISE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-03-01 published
RYMAN, Sydney
Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 28, 2006 at the age of 85 at North York General Hospital. Beloved husband of Bella, devoted father of Rhonda Ryman KANE (Jack,) Arthur (Robyn,) and Rickey COSTRELL (Robert.) Also survived by sister May APPLEBAUM (Max,) brother David ROSENBERG, grandchildren Rachel and Emma RYMAN and Sarah and Ben COSTRELL, loving nieces and nephews, brother-in-law Al WISE, and, in Israel, sister-in-law Clara RIMON. Graveside funeral Thursday, March 2, 2006, Stashover-Slipia section of Dawes Road Cemetery. Call Steeles Memorial Chapel 905-881-6003 for time. Shiva at 10 Newbury Lane. Evening services only. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association.

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WISE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-03-04 published
SUMMERS, Bruce Franklin
Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, in his 77th year, on Thursday, March 2, 2006. Loving husband of 52 years of Gwen (JARVIS.) Dear father of Sue and Graham WISE, Stouffville; Jill and Chris HONDA, Detroit; Jennifer and Brian LEGREE, Brooklin; Doug and Laurette, Stouffville; Tom, Winnipeg; Stephanie and Matt BUTLER, Brooklin and Dawne, Brooklin. Beloved grandfather of Meredith, Keith, Brendan, Jamie, Meghan, Allison, Davis, Nathaniel and Benjamin. Dear brother-in-law of Barbara and Bill HEYBURN, Thornhill; and Shirley and Jack FINDLEY, Oshawa. Dear nephew of Kay MUSGRAVE. Long-time elder of the Presbyterian Church. Owner-operator of Seaton, Lakeridge Links, Whispering Ridge and Winchester Golf Clubs. Bruce's passion for golf was surpassed only by his love of family. He enjoyed more than 30 years with his family at Craigleith Ski Club and was an unwavering supporter of the Toronto Maple Leafs as a season subscriber for more than 50 years. The family would like to thank Dr. Terry BROWN for his long-time Friendship and care. Resting at the McEachnie Funeral Home, 28 Old Kingston Road, Pickering Village (Ajax), with visitation Monday, March 6, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service on Tuesday, March 7, 2 p.m. at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, 35 Church St. N. Pickering Village (Ajax). Donations to the Leukemia Research Foundation, the Burns Presbyterian Church (Access Fund) or the charity of your choice would be appreciated. Condolences may be signed at www.mceachnie-funeral.ca "Sleep well thou good and faithful servant."

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WISE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-03-29 published
GEORGE, Gladys May (née CHICK)
Peacefully on Monday, March 27, 2006. Daughter of the late Helen and Matthew CHICK, Detective Sergeant of London, England. Beloved wife of the late Fredrick GEORGE, Royal Canadian Air Force. Mother of David and Donita and a much loved son-in-law Joseph WISE. Grandmother of Matthew, Garrett and Laura. A very dear friend of the late Ralph HALPREN. Will be sadly missed by family and Friends in England and Canada. A grateful thanks to Doctor TEGLAS for all his special care over the years. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter Butler Chapel, 4933 Dundas St. W. (between Islington and Kipling Aves.) on Friday, March 31, 2006 from 2-4 and 7- 9 p.m. A private service will be held on Saturday, April 1st, 2006. If desired, a donation may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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WISE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-03-30 published
SHULMAN, Pearl
Peacefully, on March 29, 2006. Pearl, beloved wife of the late Myer. Dear mother and mother-in-law of Kenny and Rhona. Loving grandmother of Rayzie and Tamara. Survived by brother Herschel WISE. She will be sadly missed by all her family and Friends. Funeral service will be held on Friday, March 31, 2006 at 11: 00 a.m. at Steeles Memorial Chapel, 350 Steeles Ave. West, Thornhill (between Bathurst and Yonge). Interment to follow at Bathurst Lawn Cemetery, Apter Society Section. Shiva at 317 Glenayr Rd., Toronto. Memorial donations may be made to Association for Soldiers of Israel, 416-783-3053, or a charity of your choice.

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WISEBERG o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-07-11 published
WISEBERG, Leonard
Starkman, Salsberg and Feldberg
Chartered Accountants
regret to announce the passing of our dear friend and partner Leonard WISEBERG on Sunday, July 9, 2006
We extend out sincere sympathy and condolences to his family on the loss of a very special person
He will be sadly missed by us all
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WISEMAN o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-10-13 published
CAIRNS, Orval
Of Wiarton passed away suddenly at Wiarton Hospital on Wednesday, October 11, 2006 in his 78th year. Beloved husband and best friend of Carol and dear Dad of Tom of Wiarton, Debra (Peter) BURNHAM of Peterborough and Colleen CAIRNS (Ron WISEMAN) of Kingston. He was the very proud grandfather of Matthew, Timothy and Stephen BURNHAM who will miss him dearly and he will never be forgotten. He will be sadly missed by his best bud 'Duff' who was his shadow. Orval was predeceased by his parents Nellie (HUFF) and Norman CAIRNS and his brother Nelson. Orval was a very proud Canadian serving in the Royal Canadian Navy for 25 years. He was a long standing member of the Ramoca Shrine Club, Masonic Cedar Lodge #396, Royal Canadian Legion Branch 208, Wiarton Rotary Club and Saint_John's United Church. He was also foreman for the Town of Wiarton for 12 years. The family will receive Friends at the George Funeral Home, Wiarton on Friday, October 13, 2006 from 2: 00 to 4:00 and 7: 00 to 9:00 p.m. There will be a Legion Service at the funeral home on October 13, 2006 at 1: 45 p.m. There will be a Masonic Service at the funeral home at 6: 45 p.m. The memorial service to celebrate Orval's life will be held at Saint_John's United Church on Saturday, October 14, 2006 at 2: 00 p.m. with Rev. Ed LAKSMANIS officiating. Cremation has taken place. As expressions of sympathy, donations made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Condolences may be left for the family at www.georgefuneralhome.com
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WISEMAN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-14 published
FINEBERG, Lewis
Passed away, on January 11, 2006, in his 90th year. Husband of the late Esther FINEBERG (WISEMAN.) Lew is survived by his children Barbara SINGER (Bruce SINGER,) Stephen FINEBERG (Gisèle,) and Bernice FINEBERG (Steven PINCHUK,) grandchildren Martin SINGER (Anu,) Eric SINGER, Michael PINCHUK, Anna PINCHUK, and by his brother Alec FINEBERG (Audrey.) Lew's great passion was his calligraphy. It never failed to produce a smile from those he met and freely shared his talents with. In accordance with Lew's wishes, cremation has taken place. Lew's grandfather Zigmond FINEBERG was the founder of The Hebrew Free Loan Association of Montreal. If desired, memorial donations can be made to The Hebrew Free Loan Association of Montreal located at 6525 Boulevard Décarie, Montréal, Québec H3W 3E3 (514) 733-7128.

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WISEMAN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-21 published
BAILEY, William Elmer " Bill"
At home on Thursday, January 19, 2006. Bill BAILEY, beloved husband of Clara and loving father of Rick (Rose) DACOSTA, Robert (Maike) DACOSTA, Bonnie BAILEY, Jean (Ed) DAVIS, Rod (Linda) SAXON, Tenaj DACOSTA- WISEMAN (George.) Also survived by his stepfather Monty McGUIRE Sr., stepbrother Monty McGUIRE Jr., 8 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by one brother. Friends may call at The Williams Funeral Home, 722 Ridge Road North, Ridgeway from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday. Funeral services in the chapel Monday morning at 11 o'clock. Interment Ridgeway Memorial Cemetery. Memorial donations would be appreciated to the charity of one's choice.

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WISENDEN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-28 published
WISENDEN, Graham, P.Eng.
Retired from Nortel (1990), member of Liftlock Square Dance Club and avid boater. Passed away peacefully, at Riverview Manor in Peterborough, on Thursday, January 26, 2006, in his 76th year. He will be sadly missed by his wife Anne of 47 years, and their 3 children Brian (wife Bee), Don (wife Toni), and Sharon (husband Jeff McCORMACK.) Remembered by 8 grandchildren. Private cremation. If desired, donations may be made to St. Michael's Hospital Foundation, HHT Research Fund, 30 Bond Street, Toronto M5B 1W8 in memory of Graham Wisenden.

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WISENER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-03-06 published
LAY, Harry Morison
Peacefully on Saturday March 4th, 2006 in his 87th year. Predeceased in 1996 by his adored wife Margaret Adele (Dooie) THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON. Dearly loved father of Helen KUCEY of Port Hope, Ontario (Laura and William,) Janet HARDY and son-in-law Lionel of Charlotte, North Carolina (Lindsey, Alexandra, Frances,) Alison THORNTON and son-in-law Colin of Shediac, New Brunswick, Richard LAY and daughter-in-law Dr. Lee WISENER of Eden Mills, Ontario (Adele and L. Mackenzie), Harry LAY of Toronto (Isabel, Harry, James, Honor.) Born in Barrie, Ontario 1919 (parents: Harry M. LAY and Janet Lindsey KING, sister of Prime Minister W.L.M. KING.) Harry flew for the Royal Canadian Air Force 1939-1945 as a squadron leader and was awarded the A.F.C.; he continued private flying to age 75. After the war he graduated from the University Of Western Ontario, and the family lived for several years at Chantecler Hills Estate in Ste. Adele, Quebec. He spent many years in Ontario as a consultant to the precast concrete industry. Harry's great love was gardening and the country property at Violet Hill, Ontario. He was predeceased by his brothers and sisters Nelson LAY, John LAY, Jean DUNLOP and Rosabel OATES. He will be remembered by many nieces and nephews and their children. Private family service on Friday March 10th at Ross Funeral Chapel, 135 Walton Street, Port Hope. Friends are invited at 3: 30 p.m. to a reception that will follow the service at 92 Augusta Street, Port Hope. Burial at Barrie Union Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated.

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WISHART o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-05-24 published
ADLEY, Ellen Rosner
In her 95th year in Montreal on May 18, 2006. Beloved wife of 57 years to the late Henry. Ellen was a loving wife and mother, and loyal friend who courageously faced persecution, war, and the difficulties of immigrant life with grace, honour, and determination. She was an inspiration and guiding light to her three loving sons, whom she was proud to point out all of lead successful professional lives: Thomas (Pamela WISHART,) David (Joy HOWSE,) Anthony (Martha MEDLAND.) She was a great and positive influence on her seven cherished grandchildren: Mark (Marie ROSE,) Darien, Allyson, Jessica, Jonah (Lorna), Theo and Trevor. Her four beautiful and energetic great-grandchildren are Jacob, Reid, Declan, and Mika. A baby girl is due June 6th. She will be missed by Carole ADLEY, her nieces, nephews, and Friends. Predeceased by her brother Fritz. Many thanks for their wonderful help to the many caregivers at the Jewish Eldercare Home. Donations in Ellen's memory may be made to the Jewish Eldercare Foundation (514-738-4500 Ext. 2125).

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WISKIN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-02-11 published
GOLDSMAN, Ralph
On Friday, February 10, 2006 at Sunnybrook Hospital. Ralph GOLDSMAN beloved husband of Molly. Loving father and father-in-law of Linda GOLDSMAN, David and Roanne GOLDSMAN. Dear Brother of Eunice GOLDENBERG and the late Sylvia WISKIN. Devoted grandfather of Shaila, Mark and Matthew. At Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel, 2401 Steeles Avenue West, (three lights west of Dufferin) for service on Sunday, February 12, 2006 at 2: 00 p.m. Interment Beth David Section of Bathurst Lawn. Shiva 60 Pinnacle Road. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, 416-922- 6065.

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WISLANSKI o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-15 published
WISLANSKI, Martha
At the Ukrainian Canadian Care Centre, on Thursday, April 13, 2006, Martha WISLANSKI, dear mother of Olga O'KURILY and Sylvia BRYLE. Loving grandmother of Sonia, Gail, Gloria, Carol, David and Sandy. Great-grandmother of Melissa, Jason, Lindsay, Eric, Mark, Ian, Sarah, Julie and Amanda. Resting at the Newediuk Funeral Home, Kipling Chapel, 2104 Kipling Ave., Etobicoke (two blocks north of Rexdale Blvd.) from Monday 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Panakhyda Monday 7: 30 p.m. Funeral Tuesday, leaving the funeral home 9: 30 a.m. to St. Demetrius Church, 135 La Rose Ave. for Divine Liturgy at 10 a.m. Interment Beechwood Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Ukrainian Canadian Care Centre would be appreciated by the family.

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WISMER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-10-05 published
WISMER, Hazel (née TAILOR/TAYLOR)
85 years. Tuesday evening, October 3rd, 2006 at the Sudbury Regional Hospital-Saint_Joseph's Health Centre. Beloved wife of the late Stewart WISMER predeceased March 4th, 2001. Loving mother of the late Jimmy (predeceased 1964), David (wife Anna) of Brampton and Douglas (wife Grace) of London. Cherished grandmother of Natasha, Joshua, Daniel, Elizabeth, Katherine, Robbie and great-grandchildren Amber, Zackery, Raine, Aaron, Amelia, and Anika. Dear sister of the late Victoria TAILOR/TAYLOR and Howard TAILOR/TAYLOR. At Hazel's request there will be no visitation or service. Cremation. Interment of cremains in the Mount Pleasant Cemetery, London. Arrangements entrusted to the Jackson and Barnard Funeral Home, Sudbury.

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WISNIEWSKI o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-06-14 published
WISNIEWSKI, Lina
Passed away peacefully at Victoria Hospital in London, Ontario on Sunday June 11, 2006. Lina in her 87th year. Beloved wife of the late Frank. She will be sadly missed by her children Roman (Diane), Bobby (Anne), Barbara (Alec), Frank (Pam), Raymond (Donna), and Patrick (Kim), and by her grandchildren Jenine, Theresa, Lisa, Steve, Sandra, Michael, Brandon, Joshua, Jordan, Tawnya, Justin, Tyler and Ashley and by her great grandchildren Carly, Zachary, Sydney, Jessica, and Emily. Resting at the Armstrong Funeral Home, 124 King Street East, Oshawa with Mass of Christian Burial at St. Hedwig's Roman Catholic Church on Thursday June 15, 2006 at 10 a.m. Cremation Thornton Crematorium. Memorial donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated. Visitation Wednesday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m.

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WISSEKERKE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-05 published
LINESS, James " Jim" Duncan
In his 74th year, slipped away to meet his maker on April 3, 2006 after a courageous battle with cancer. Predeceased by his mother Isobel Reid Hall LINESS, in 1974 and his father Edward (Scotty) Liness in 1975. Jim is survived by his brother Ian John LINESS of Bridgenorth, his sister Christine LINESS- MURCHISON of Peterborough, and his dear friend, caregiver and long time companion, Lydia WISSEKERKE of North York (Toronto.) He will be sadly missed by his nieces and nephews Donna TUGWOOD (Bob) of Bowmanville, Leslee HUDDLESTONE of Peterborough, Scott MURCHISON (Vicki) of Courtice, and great-nieces Holly, Brooke, Tara, Jill, Breanne and Nicholas, a brand new great-nephew. Also will be sadly missed by his doctor, friend and baseball buddy, Tom BACHER. Jim, a sportsman and a gentleman, and a great teacher of sports was affiliated with pro and semi-pro baseball in the Toronto area for many years as a player, coach and manager. He also was affiliated with the Harness Racing Association, owning, training and driving in Toronto, Barrie, Peterborough, Orangeville and in the States until a training accident cut his career short. A service of remembrance will be held on Saturday, April 8th at 11: 00 a.m. in the Carfrae Chapel of the Mount Pleasant Mausoleum and Cemetery, 375 Mount Pleasant Road, Toronto, (enter the Yonge or Mt. Pleasant entrance and follow the solid yellow line). In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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WIST o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-05-04 published
WIST, Joseph Phillip " Sonny"
At Woodstock General Hospital on May 2, 2006 Joseph Phillip (Sonny) WIST in his 74th year, after a brave and painful battle with cancer. Survived by Ruth, his best friend and wife of 50 years (October). Also survived by two brothers, Adam, R.R.#1 Norwich and Michael (Betty) R.R.#2 Vanessa. Five sisters-in-law Phyllis PATCHETT, Doris BOTHWELL, Mary Jane ELDER, Betty ARN, Betty WILSON and Much Loved "Uncle Sonny" to many nieces, and nephews, great nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Magdalina and Joseph WIST. Sister-in-law Audrey WIST; Brothers-in-law Dewart PATCHETT, William BOTHWELL, Robert ELDER, Roy ARN, Robert J. WILSON and William WILSON. Born in Weyburn, Saskatchewan. grew up on a tobacco farm at Little Lake, Ontario. Worked for Byers and Wenn Lumber 1956-1967. Co-owner of Wilson and Wist Carpentry Ltd. 1967-1993 and thence Joe Wist Carpentry till retiring in 1997. Services to celebrate Sonny's life will be held on Saturday May 6th at 11: 00 a.m. in the Chapel of Arn-Lockie Funeral Home, 45 Main Street West Norwich. Rev. Donna BAUMAN/BOWMAN- WOODALL officiating. Visitation Friday May 5th 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Cremation to follow and Interment later at Norwich Cemetery. Donation to Cancer Society, Kidney Foundation, Woodstock Hospital Foundation, or Charity of choice. Arn-Lockie (519) 863-3020. Condolences may be sent to www.arn-lockiefuneralhome.com

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WISTINGHAUSEN o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-02-13 published
VRAKKING, John " Jan"
At London Health Sciences Centre, University Hospital on Sunday, February 12, 2006 John (Jan) VRAKKING in his 91st year. Beloved husband of Wilhelmina (Willy) VRAKKING. Much loved dad of Trudy (Truusje) and her husband Manfred VON WISTINGHAUSEN. Opa to Peter, Patrick (Lynne), Christine and Kirk. Father of John VRAKKING Jr. and Rita SCHUHMACHER. Father-in-law of Ada VRAKKING. Opa of Jan-Willem, Jasper, Jeroen, Kateri, Heidi, Elke and great grandfather of five. Visitors will be received at John T. Donohue Funeral Home, 362 Waterloo Street at King Street, on Tuesday morning from 11 o'clock until the time of the funeral service at 12 noon. Interment in Woodland Cemetery.

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WISZNOWSKI o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-07-06 published
ANDRUCHOW, Peter
A resident of Chatham, Peter ANDRUCHOW died on Tuesday, July 4, 2006 at Riverview Gardens at the age of 92. Born in Toronto to the late Nicholas and Cathleen (WISZNOWSKI) ANDRUCHOW. Beloved husband of Mary ANDRUCHOW. Loving father to James and Janet ANDRUCHOW of London, Robert and Patricia ANDRUCHOW of Blenheim, Ronald and Alice ANDRUCHOW of Sarnia, and Kenneth ANDRUCHOW of Kitchener. Peter will also be missed by daughter in law Jennifer GOODWIN of Kitchener. Sadly missed by grandchildren Richard (Lisa), Rochelle (Darcy), Mark, Kristin, Kate, Brian, Beckie, Nadia, and 2 great-grandchildren Madeleine and Lily. Predeceased by sister Annie ANDRUCHOW and brother John ANDRUCHOW. Family will receive Friends at the McKinlay Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham, Ontario 519-351-2040 on Thursday, July 6, 2006 from 2: 00-4:00 p.m. and 7:00-9:00 p.m. Funeral service at 1: 30 p.m. on Friday, July 7, 2006 at the funeral home. Donations made by cheque to the charity of one's choice are welcomed. Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com

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