CHABAN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-01-06 published
COLES, Olga " Ollie"
Mr. Gordon Ronald COLES would fondly love to welcome his beloved wife Ollie, in her 90th year to heaven with him on Friday January 5, 2007. Ollie is survived by her only son Ronald Charles COLES, his wife Sheila Anne, her sister Anne HODGSON, her late brother John CHABAN and special granddaughter Christine Mary COLES whom Ollie loved so dearly as well as many nieces and nephews. Ollie worked at I.O.L. during World War 2 as personal secretary to the president. She was a great compassionate mother, a member of the Imperial Order of the Daughters of the Empire and also a talented classical pianist. Ollie had an extremely graceful presence who's soul touched everyone she met. She resided in Spanish Wells, Bahamas for many years and always had a special place in her heart for this enchanted little island. Ollie loved all animals, creatures big or small and donations made to Lynn Eaves c/o Bluewater Centre for Raptor Rehab, R.R.#2 Wyoming, N0N 1T0 or the Sarnia Humane Society would be appreciated. Finally, Ollie would like to thank all the wonderful staff at Sarnia General Hospital 4th floor who give so much and expect nothing in return. Also best wishes to the Continuing Care staff at Saint_Joseph's and the compassion of Doctor Aiden Canning. Funeral services will be held from Central United Church on Tuesday January 9th at 2: 00 p.m. with Rev. Gary CARRUTHERS officiating. Interment to follow at Lakeview Cemetery. There will be no funeral home visitation. Arrangements entrusted to the D.J. Robb Funeral Home. Messages of condolence can be sent to djrobbfh@ebtech.net

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CHABAN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-12-22 published
HUFFMAN, M. John " Jack"
Peacefully on December 17, 2007 at age 85. Beloved husband for 59 years of Doreen OLIVER. Loving father to Ken (Julia,) Bob (Ona) and Jane CHABAN (Mark.) Devoted and playful Gramps of Tom and Jack, Nancy and Alanna and Willy and Michael. Dear brother of Bert, Cecil and Ray HUFFMAN. Predeceased by his parents Milo HUFFMAN and Gladys McCLURE and sister Mary McDONALD. Born in Blairmore, Alberta and raised in Calgary, Lethbridge and Regina, Jack served four years in the Canadian Army (Calgary Highlanders) in the United Kingdom, Belgium and Netherlands. Jack had a 34-year career with Imperial Oil in Alberta and Toronto and played a role in the evolution of the industry in Western Canada. In retirement Jack and Doreen explored the world and Canada, with lots of special times with family and Friends near and far. Jack had a wonderful sense of humour and was an enthusiastic, and sometimes successful, golfer, bridge and gin player, skier, and photographer. Special note of thanks to Lakeshore Lodge for the care and compassion over the past four years. A celebration of Jack's life will take place Saturday, January 5 at 1100 with reception to follow, at St. Luke's United Church, Kipling @ The Kingsway, Etobicoke. In lieu of flowers the family appreciates donations to St. Luke's United Church Memorial Fund, the Alzheimer Society or the Parkinson Society of Canada.

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CHACRA o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-09-24 published
ROSSY, Edmund P. (1928-2007)
Passed away peacefully, at the age of 79 years, after a courageous battle with cancer, on September 22, 2007. Beloved husband of Shirley, loving father of Carol (Peter MALOUF), Alan (Roula ZEENNI) and Joanne. Cherished grandfather of Stephanie, Patrick, Christopher, William and Daniel MALOUF; Michelle, William and Christopher ROSSY; Philip and Eric TABAH. Proud uncle to his many nieces and nephews. son of the late Salim and Katrina, brother to Georgette CHACRA, Michael (Celia SHAMY), Agnes, Edward, Raymond and the late Theo, Walter, Fred and George. He will be remembered as a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and friend. His commitment, sense of duty and generosity was much appreciated through his involvement with his church and its beautification program. He was a past president of St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church and a life member of the Order of St. Ignatius. Edmund was a partner of "S. Rossy Inc" and founding partner of "Dollarama" stores. He was highly respected by his employees and associates. Dad will always be remembered for his courage, grace and honour. God bless you Dad. We will cherish you and your legacy forever. The family will receive condolences at St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church, 555 Jean Talon East, Montreal, on Sunday from 7-9 p.m., Monday from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday, September 25, 2007 from 10 a.m. followed by the funeral at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church would be greatly appreciated. The family wishes to express their gratitude to Doctor April Shamy, Doctor David Melnychuk, Doctor Barry Stein; oncology nurses Graetha and Kathy and caregiver Mina as well as the lovely palliative care team at the Jewish General Hospital.

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CHADBURN o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2007-08-13 published
CHADBURN, John William
Peacefully at Gateway Haven in Wiarton on Sunday, August 12, 2007. Funeral arrangements to be announce in a later edition.

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CHADBURN o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2007-08-14 published
CHADBURN, John William
Peacefully at Gateway Haven in Wiarton on Sunday evening August 12, 2007. In his 81st year, John William CHADBURN the loving husband of Lilian CHADBURN (née LYNCH.) Loving father of Christine and her husband Len HOLMES, Janet and her husband Reg SAMPSON/SAMSON, Margaret and her husband Art KING and Muriel and her husband John RAWLINGS. Proud grandfather of seven grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren. Predeceased by his parents Bernard and Doris and by his brother Herbert and his wife Sheila. Friends may call at the Breckenridge-Ashcroft Funeral Home on Tuesday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held at the Salvation Army Citadel, Owen Sound on Wednesday at 2 p.m. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery. Major Charlie YOUNG, Captains Colin and Maureen BAIN officiating. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to the Alzheimer's Society, the Canadian Cancer Society or to Gateway Haven would be appreciated by the family.

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CHADDOCK o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2007-01-09 published
WESTERWOUDT
It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our dear husband, father and grandfather, Leo WESTERWOUDT, on January 7, 2007 in his 69th year. Beloved husband of Mieke for 45 wonderful years. Loving father of Susie CHADDOCK (Ryan) and Debbie. Adoring Opa to his cherished granddaughter Emma CHADDOCK. Fondly remembered by his siblings and their families in Holland: brothers Phons (Mieke), Theo (Erika), Frans (Terese), Victor and Jos, sister Paula (Kees) and sisters-in-law Adrie and Neels. Predeceased by his parents Jan and Coby, his sister Maja and his brothers Jan and Robert. Leo will also be greatly missed by his loyal "Haggis". A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in Holy Family Parish (777 Valetta St) on Thursday, January 11, 2007 at 11: 00 a.m., followed by a reception in the church hall. Private Interment at a later date. In memory of Leo, donations to the United Way of London in lieu of flowers would be greatly appreciated. A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Leo. (O'Neil Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. 519-432-7136)

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CHADWICK o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2007-11-30 published
WEAVER, Lillian
Passed away peacefully, surrounded by family at Stayner Nursing Home, Stayner, Ontario, on Monday, November 26, 2007 in her 86th year. Beloved wife of Albert. Loving mother of Hilda and her husband Keith TAILOR/TAYLOR of Wasaga Beach, John WEAVER and his wife Linda of Williamsford, and Paul WEAVER of Stayner. Loving grandmother of Calvin (Valerie,) Craig (Melanie,) and Ian (Rachelle) TAILOR/TAYLOR, Hanna WEAVER, Tashka CHADWICK; and great-grandmother of Tatiana, Kaleigh, and Abigail TAILOR/TAYLOR and Auria CHADWICK. Dear sister of Clarence, Eunice, Hilda, Helen, Elda and Karen. Predeceased by Four brothers and two sisters. Friends are welcome to join the family in a celebration of her life on Saturday, December 1, 2007 at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 6th Line, Collingwood (behind radio station) at 2: 00 p.m. Friends my visit the online book of condolences at www.fawcettfuneralhomes.com

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CHADWICK o@ca.on.simcoe_county.nottawasaga.stayner.stayner_sun 2007-12-05 published
WEAVER, Lillian
Passed away peacefully, surrounded by family at Stayner Nursing Home, Stayner, On, on Monday, November 26, 2007 in her 86th year. Beloved wife of Albert. Loving mother of Hilda and her husband Keith TAILOR/TAYLOR of Wasaga Beach, John WEAVER and his wife Linda of Williamsford, and Paul WEAVER of Stayner. Loving grandmother of Calvin (Valerie,) Craig (Melanie,) and Ian (Rachelle) TAILOR/TAYLOR, Hanna WEAVER, Tashka CHADWICK; and great-grandmother of Tatiana, Kaleigh, and Abigail TAILOR/TAYLOR and Auria CHADWICK. Dear sister of Clarence, Eunice, Hilda, Helen, Elda and Karen. Predeceased by Four brothers and two sisters. Friends are welcome to join the family in a celebration of her life on Saturday, December 1, 2007 at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 6th Line, Collingwood (behind radio station) at 2: 00 p.m. Friends my visit the online book of condolences at www.fawcettfuneralhomes.com
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CHAFFE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-09-15 published
COLLACUTT, Margaret Emma (née KEYWORTH)
Peacefully at Walnut Grove on Wednesday September 12, 2007. Margaret is predeceased by her husband Lloyd Sherwood COLLACUTT. Loving mother of Joanie Elizabeth CHAFFE and her husband Richard SOUTHWOOD of Kendal. Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Richard Slater CHAFFE of Kendal, Sherwood James CHAFFE and his wife Donna of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and Catharine Elizabeth CHAFFE and her husband Salvatore CROCE of Whitestone, New York. Fondly remembered by her great-grand_son Erik James CHAFFE of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Born in Kingston, Ontario in 1918, Margaret grew up in Gananoque and moved to Oshawa at the age of 15. Margaret and Lloyd were married in 1937. She loved the arts and enjoyed painting. A former member of the Oshawa Golf Club, the Oshawa Hospital Auxiliary, Margaret and Lloyd were former winter residents of Palm Beach Florida for over 50 years. Margaret and Lloyd were also former members of the Everglades Club, The Beach Club, and Palm Beach National Golf Club. Resting at the Armstrong Funeral Home, 905-433-4711, 124 King Street East, Oshawa with funeral service in St. George's Memorial Anglican Church, 51 Centre St. S, Oshawa, on Monday September 17, 2007 at 11 a.m. Interment in Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens. Memorial donations to the R.S. McLaughlin Cancer Centre or the St. George's Memorial Anglican Church or the charity of your choice would be appreciated. Visitation prior to the service at church. For online condolences please go to www.armstrongfuneralhome.net

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CHAHBAR o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2007-06-08 published
'An irrational act'
Top-ranking female officer, retired superintendent found in scene of horror The service pistol used belonged to Kelly JOHNSON, a leader in fighting domestic violence.
By Randy RICHMOND and Kelly PEDRO, Sun Media, Fri., June 8, 2007
Just before London police's "rising female star" and her ex-lover, a retired officer, were killed in a murder-suicide, she made a mysterious stop at the police station.
Then, Acting Insp. Kelly JOHNSON, the force's highest- ranking female officer, jumped into a waiting van.
Minutes later, two gunshots were fired inside a van before it crashed into a brick wall six blocks away from the station, outside JOHNSON's apartment building at 7 Picton St.
Stunned neighbours found JOHNSON, 40, dead, her face bloody, her 9 mm Glock service pistol -- which she wasn't authorized to have with her -- on her lap.
Beside her, the driver of the van and her ex-lover, retired superintendent David LUCIO, 57, was slumped over with what witnesses: called a bullet wound to the head.
Neighbours called 911 at 12: 01 a.m. yesterday and police arrived within four minutes to discover the unthinkable: two of their own were dead.
Even more unthinkable -- police and civilian sources and witness accounts pointed yesterday to JOHNSON -- a noted community leader in fighting domestic violence -- as the one who shot LUCIO.
A subdued police Chief Murray FAULKNER stressed police won't know who shot whom until after an autopsy scheduled for today.
"Nothing that happened last night makes any sense right yet," he told The Free Press. "There will be sources that say that (JOHNSON was the shooter,) and I understand that."
"But we need to have proof, not just speculation, not just opinion," FAULKNER said.
Even after the autopsies, police may never know why the killings occurred.
"Was there anything yesterday that would indicate there would be a problem at midnight last night? Not a single thing. Was there anything in her mood, anything? No, no," FAULKNER said.
FAULKNER said he didn't know why JOHNSON, after leaving work about 5 p.m., returned just before midnight.
"Did she come to get some workout clothes? Did she come to get her service revolver? I don't know."
She wasn't authorized to take her gun home, FAULKNER said.
An officer who saw JOHNSON at the station noticed nothing amiss, FAULKNER said.
The first civilians to find JOHNSON and LUCIO after the shooting described a scene of quiet horror.
"I heard a gunshot, then I heard an engine revving and then a crash," said Brian KEARN, who was in the front lobby of his apartment building near where the van crashed.
He and several other building residents ran outside.
"We tried to get in the van and help the victims but the doors were locked," he said.
KEARN said he saw a female passenger, with a severe head wound from a gunshot, sitting in the passenger side. A handgun rested on her lap.
The male driver appeared to have a bullet wound to his right temple, KEARN said.
"There was no movement. The people were obviously dead."
Other witnesses: described seeing the man with a bloody left arm and blood down his back.
"It was awful, just gruesome" said one woman, a nearby resident. "You could see blood on the airbags."
Another resident of the same building said he heard a bang and watched from his second-floor window as the van rolled back after hitting the wall.
When he got to the van, "they were lifeless."
Police on the scene grew instantly quiet once they opened the van, KEARN said.
"There were quite subdued. They were quite quiet."
JOHNSON was an 18-year veteran of the force.
She's served for several years as the detective sergeant in charge of the sexual assault and child abuse section and supervised the force's domestic violence co-ordinator.
Five days ago, she was named acting inspector of the department's professional standards branch.
Kelly "was a very bright, articulate community-minded officer&hellip If there was a rising star, specifically female, she was it," FAULKNER said.
LUCIO retired as superintendent in 2004 after 35 years of service.
JOHNSON was a role model for many of the about 100 female officers, FAULKNER said.
"LUCIO was a role model for many of the male officers," FAULKNER said.
"When you see this happen to two people that you either very much admire and emulate, it shakes your confidence."
Most of the force's 180 civilian employees took the news especially hard, FAULKNER said.
"It's the tough cop that doesn't show emotion, but civilian staff are not used to that."
A shaken police board chairperson, Ab CHAHBAR, said it was a sad day for the force.
"You can see it all over their faces," he said.
FAULKNER confirmed JOHNSON and LUCIO had had a relationship, but didn't say how close they were.
The two were ex-lovers, several sources told The Free Press.
JOHNSON had been married for several years to a fellow London officer, Steve PEARSON, but they separated.
LUCIO was also separated from his wife.
It wasn't clear if LUCIO and JOHNSON still had a relationship.
The deaths stunned not only the 720 members of the force, but hundreds more in community groups where the two high-profile officers volunteered.
"It's just a great personal tragedy for both families, Friends and loved ones and anyone who worked with either one of them," said Megan WALKER, head of the London Abused Women's Centre.
"He was a very, very close friend of mine… He loved being a cop," said Dave SCATCHERD, owner of the Oakwood resort in Grand Bend.
Police called Ontario's Special Investigations Unit, which probes civilian deaths and injuries from police actions, but the agency left the case to London police because the "subject officer" was dead, FAULKNER said.

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CHAIM o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-10-02 published
CHAIM, Ruth
On October 1st, 2007, surrounded by family. Ruth, beloved wife of the late Jacob CHAIM z'l. Dear mother of Gloria CHAIM (Mark SELICK) and Joe CHAIM (Margo.) Loving grandmother of Adam and Shoshana, Jesse and Marni, Avra, Miriam and Jackie. Survived by brother Mietek (Helena) BIRECKI and sister Eta CHAIM. A funeral service will be held Tuesday, October 2nd, 2007 at 9: 00 a.m. from Steeles Memorial Chapel, 350 Steeles Ave. W. (Between Yonge and Bathurst). Interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Duvernay (Montreal), Laval at 4: 30 p.m. Shiva will begin October 7th at 35 Ava Road, Toronto. Donations may be made to the Association for Soldiers of Israel 416-783-3053, or Beit Halochem 905-695-0611.

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CHALLIS o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2007-01-04 published
ROBB, Lyle James
Peacefully, at Parkwood Hospital, on Monday, January 1, 2007, Lyle James ROBB, of London, in his 95th year. Loving brother of Muriel POYNTZ. Predeceased by brothers George (1960,) Alvin (2000) and sisters Joan CHALLIS (1993) and Gladys AGAR (2003.) Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the Evans Funeral Home, 648 Hamilton Rd. (1 block east of Egerton), on Friday from 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be conducted in the Evans Chapel on Saturday, January 6, 2007, at 1: 00 p.m. with Reverend Andrew PLUMRIDGE officiating. Interment in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Friends who wish may make memorial donations to the charity of your choice. Online condolences can be expressed at www.evansfh.ca A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Lyle ROBB.

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CHALMERS o@ca.on.grey_county.hanover.the_post 2007-11-09 published
BURK/BURKE, Barbara (née CHALMERS)
Barbara BURK/BURKE, of Hanover, passed away at Hanover and District Hospital on Saturday, November 3, 2007. She was 69.
Born in Toronto, daughter of the late Walter and Florence (nee MAYNARD) CHALMERS. Barbara was a bookkeeper/ secretary at Hanover Motors until retiring. Barb was a proud member of the Hanover Police Service Board, serving three terms over 13 years. She was also a member of the Hanover Public Library Board from 1985 to Survived by her daughter Michelle (Shawn) HAGGERTY of Fergus, son Wayne BURK/BURKE (Susan MARTELLOTTI) of London, grandchildren Megan (Shawn) SIMPSON, Leslie BURK/BURKE, Dana BURK/BURKE, Theron HAGGERTY and Marissa HAGGERTY, great-grandchild Alex SIMPSON and step-granddaughter Shauni HAGGERTY. Also survived by her sisters Donna (Doug) SCHAUS of Hanover, Carol Anne (Dennis) KUPFERSCHMIDT of Mildmay, brother William (Elaine) CHALMERS of Neustadt, brother-in-law and sister-in-law Joe (Mabel) BURK/BURKE of Point Clark, and sister-in-law Susie Marie DONALDSON of Hanover. Predeceased by her husband Ronald BURK/BURKE and brothers Kenneth, Robert and Ronald.
Visitation was held at Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover on Monday 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Service was held on Tuesday, November 6, 2007 at 1 p.m. at Hanover Missionary Church. Rev. Peter GIBBINS officiated. Interment in Hanover Cemetery.
Pall bearers were Ben KUPFERSCHMIDT, Kevin CHALMERS, Mark SCHAUS, Alvin GREIN, Bob WHITE/WHYTE and Tracy DAVID.
Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, Children's Health Foundation, Hanover Hospital Foundation or Hanover Library were appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

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CHALMERS o@ca.on.grey_county.hanover.the_post 2007-11-16 published
BOULIANNE, Phil
Phil BOULIANNE passed away peacefully at Applefest Lodge on Wednesday, November 7, 2007 with his family by his side, at the age of 96. Loving son of the late Pierre and Elmina BOULIANNE. Beloved husband of the late Ruby (née MERCER.) Dear father of Paul, Paula HAMPSON (Peter,) Judy CHALMERS (Ross,) Kathy BEATEN (Wayne,) and Charles (Lynn).
Survived by his sister Jeanne DESROCHES. Predeceased by his brothers Albert, Paul and Noel. Poppa of Bob, Cathy (Tom), George (Anne), Louise, Phil, Jessica, Matthew, Christopher, Sarah, Nicole and Michael.
Great-grandfather of Emily, Zachary, James, Michael and Richard (deceased). At Phil's request, there will be a private family service. A special thank you goes out to Doctor TWIDDY and staff for their help and support, and the staff and residents of Applefest Lodge for their love, care and concern.
As an expression of sympathy, donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.
Arrangements entrusted under the care of Walas Funeral Home, 130 Main Street, Brighton (613-475-2121). On-line condolences at www.quintefuneralcentres.com.

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CHALMERS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-09-19 published
WERELEY, Janet Adele (née CHALMERS)
Figure-skating fan, friend, teacher, mother. Born October 25, 1956, in Montreal. Died March 8 in Brockville, Ontario, of breast cancer, aged 50
By Jennifer CHALMERS
Janet lived her life as Mary Poppins did: by taking a spoonful of sugar with her medicine. Three things got Janet through her illness: shopping, food and figure skating.
Janet was born and raised in Montreal, where the Chalmers family was known for its "J" names: parents Jessie and James, brothers Jeffrey and Jamie, myself, Jennifer, and Joey the cat.
Janet excelled in music; she played the piano and the trumpet, and sang in choirs. She canoed with the Girl Guides on the Saskatchewan River, and was a leader on trips to Bermuda and Sydney. She went to Austria with the choir and did the Sound of Music Tour - Janet had a thing for Julie Andrews.
Summers were spent in Maine, a hot spot for Quebeckers. The Maine-New Hampshire outlet-store corridor was Janet's prime shopping area.
She attended Queen's University, where she graduated with a bachelor of music and education. Janet taught music to elementary students and got her first job in Brockville; she spent the next 23 years in the classroom. She married, had two sons and settled into small-town living. Janet returned to Montreal to shop and buy local delicacies.
Her biggest passion was figure skating. Janet was a figure skater, but most enjoyed being a spectator. My sister and I had a figure-skating relationship, and would always talk first about the skating.
After Janet's diagnosis in 2002, we both knew that no treatments would spare her; Janet was going to make the best of the time she had left.
We attended Skate Canada in Victoria, despite her failing health. We talked during those days in the arena: of her illness, her sons, and all the worries that go with the end of one's life. She enjoyed every minute of the event.
In January, Janet went to the Canadian Championships in Halifax. Two weeks later, she entered the hospital for the last time. I (along with others) spent the last 10 days of my sister's life at her bedside, talking of skating, my new kitchen, the weather and watching the sun rise on the St. Lawrence.
Janet had a surprise call in those last days: Don Jackson, the 1962 world figure-skating champion. Janet was sedated, but opened her eyes when he spoke. I was touched by his speaking by cellphone to a dying woman he had never met. Janet's "getaway Friends" also paid her a visit that same day. My sister's life was filled with Friendship.
Janet had a tortured soul that only few knew. It was wonderful for those closest to her to see that soul released during her last days; from a place of prayer and peace, a new soul was born that could soar freely without suffering.
Jennifer CHALMERS is Janet's sister.

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CHAMBERLAIN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-09-18 published
Nature-loving steel worker inspired the creation of Ontario's Bruce Trail
Self-taught naturalist who grew up on the Saskatchewan Prairie moved to Hamilton and fell in love with the Niagara Escarpment. 'Without him, it would not have started.'
By Allison LAWLOR, Special to The Globe and Mail, Page S10
For a man with an insatiable curiosity about the natural world, the thought of losing the rugged beauty of Ontario's Niagara Escarpment to development was unthinkable. "Not all of us can study ecology, but we should all have the opportunity to walk under ancient trees on a forest floor that is rich with the things that sustain life," said Ray LOWES, who is credited for inspiring the creation of the Bruce Trail.
In 1968, the self-taught naturalist appealed to the Niagara Escarpment Conference to consider preserving the route, a marked hiking trail on a rocky ridge that stretches more than 800 kilometres across Ontario, for posterity. "It is this right of access to places of natural beauty that I plead for," he said in a speech. "The simplicity of our request is astounding."
The trail had opened the year before as part of Canada's centennial celebrations, but nothing had ever been said of its future. For his part, he knew exactly what was required: "We just want a strip of land that will be left alone - not manicured, not landscaped, not serviced by multilane highways or 'parkways' - and not through new subdivisions. It's not much to ask. A later generation will demand it."
It all started after Mr. Lowe hiked portions of the 3,501-kilometre Appalachian Trail, a route from Maine to Georgia that is maintained by a loose association of about 30 U.S. hiking clubs. "If they could do it," he asked himself, "why couldn't we?"
At a meeting of the Hamilton Naturalists' Club in 1959, he turned to wildlife artist Robert Bateman, who was also a member of the club, and wondered aloud, "What would you think of a hiking trail winding up the Niagara Escarpment from one end to the other?"
Mr. Bateman liked the idea and, with the support of the Hamilton Naturalists' Club, Mr. LOWES approached the Federation of Ontario Naturalists. Before long, a four-man committee was struck, with Mr. LOWES as secretary along with nature lovers Philip GOSLING, Robert MacLAREN and Norman PEARSON. For the next two years, they pored over maps and plotted a route from Queenston, near Niagara Falls, to Tobermory, on the tip of the Bruce Peninsula.
"He had the dream and he got it going," said Mr. GOSLING, a Guelph, Ontario, businessman. "Without him, it would not have started."
They started knocking on doors in towns and villages along the escarpment to negotiate access, and soon established trail organizations in several communities. The also reached access agreements with landowners on the planned route. The Bruce Trail Association was formed, and by 1967, the trail was open. The association slowly grew in size; by the late 1970s, it was able to start purchasing land to build a permanent, protected route.
While Mr. LOWES spent time getting his hands dirty building sections of the trail, his main role was that of promoter and office co-ordinator. An impassioned speaker, he gave speeches to raise support and awareness, and used his gift for promotion to attract volunteers and media attention. In the early 1960s, The Toronto Telegram was reporting on hikes held along the trail.
For 20 years, Mr. LOWES served as a director and secretary of the Bruce Trail Association. In 1983, he was made the association's honorary president, which today has the support of more than 8,000 members and 1,000 volunteers. "He was really like a father figure to the whole thing," said Bill CANNON, president of the Bruce Trail Association in the late 1960s.
Mr. LOWES was a child of nature. Raised in rural south-central Saskatchewan, his love of the outdoors developed during the countless hours he spent as a child exploring the countryside near his home. His family ran a general store in the community of Willows, not far from the town of Assiniboia, and he was outside observing birdlife, catching gophers and adopting coyotes at every opportunity.
"He always had that spirit of getting out in nature," said his long-time friend Alan ERNEST, the land trust co-ordinator at the Hamilton Naturalists' Club.
Mr. LOWES left home as a teenager and set out across the country to find work. To eke out a living, he sold everything from brushes and men's wear to advertising space in a Catholic publication. Along the way, he met Jane CHAMBERLAIN; the two married in 1933. Three years later, they moved to Hamilton.
The LOWES home, which was within walking distance of the Bruce Trail, soon became a playground and nature classroom for neighbourhood children. They joined Mr. LOWES for Sunday hikes, which usually ended with ice cream cones.
Although Mr. LOWES had none of his own, "he loved getting children, in particular, interested in nature," Mr. ERNEST said.
In 1938, Mr. LOWES joined Stelco, the steel manufacturer. He stayed for the next 38 years, eventually becoming chief open-hearth metallurgist.
Away from the foundry, he loved to walk the gentle valleys and rocky cliffs of the Bruce Trail and would average about 20 kilometres a week along its length. One of his favourite pastimes was to take a morning in Niagara's Short Hills area, followed by a slice of pie at his favourite restaurant.
"He was a delightful person to go on a walk with," Mr. CANNON said. "He was full of stories about the natural world."
Mr. LOWES never attended university, but was intensely curious about nature and taught himself all he could about birds, insects and plants. When something caught his interest, he sought to know everything he could about it, Mr. ERNEST said. About 12 years ago, he visited a friend in Arkansas and, while there, toured a plant that processed black walnuts. He was hooked. After learning all he could about the nuts, he returned to Ontario, contacted the local nut-growers association and proceeded to plant thousands of black walnuts. To his delight, they bore fruit.
Believing that we are all interrelated in the cycle of nature, Mr. LOWES was passionate about protecting the Niagara Escarpment from development. Through his work on the Bruce Trail, he helped spur the Ontario government to establish the Niagara Escarpment Commission in 1973. Mr. LOWES was appointed a founding member of the commission, which was formed to regulate development on the escarpment. After serving for about a decade, he resigned in 1984, saying he felt the body was more concerned with local political interests than conservation.
"I'm kind of sorry to be off the commission," he told The Globe and Mail at the time. "But I think it was the only protest I could make. Maybe now they'll pull up their socks and fly right."
Despite the designation of the Niagara Escarpment as a World Biosphere Reserve in 1990, just under half of the Bruce Trail and its 300 kilometres of associated side trails are currently on protected land. The remaining 53 per cent is on private land, although the Bruce Trail Association continues to buy up parcels each year. Last year, more than $1.3-million was spent securing land on the escarpment; the association now manages 2,178 hectares of land. To buy the remaining trail, the association estimates it needs more than $60-million.
After retiring from Stelco in the early 1970s, Mr. LOWES travelled to more than 40 countries and continued to spend as much time as he could hiking and exploring. Seeing himself as a rugged individualist, he was proud of his physical stamina, Mr. CANNON said. He remembers the delight Mr. LOWES took when one May they swam together in Georgian Bay while ice floes floated nearby. Just this summer, he talked to a friend about mathematical patterns found in the natural world. "That brain of his was always working," Mr. ERNEST said.
Although he took to calling himself a "curmudgeon" late in life and "didn't suffer fools lightly," Mr. LOWES received honorary degrees from Brock and McMaster universities for his work on the Bruce Trail. In 2005, The Bruce Trail Association created the Ray Lowes Side Trail in Hamilton in his honour.
Until he turned 90, the year he broke his hip, he had walked five kilometres of the Bruce Trail three or four times a week.
Ray LOWES was born in Saskatchewan on March 23, 1911. He died August 29, 2007, at Saint Peter's Residence at Chedoke in Hamilton after briefly slipping into a coma. He was 96. He was predeceased by his wife Jane, who died in 1986, and by his brothers Warren and Gerald.

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CHAMBERLIN o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2007-08-13 published
Hunting camp blaze leaves three dead
By Sun Media News Services, Mon., August 13, 2007
Haliburton -- Three Minden men are dead following a fire that destroyed a remote hunting camp.
Ontario Provincial Police and more than 20 volunteer firefighters rode all-terrain vehicles through a rough and rocky trail Saturday to reach the camp near Haliburton, about 200 kilometres northeast of Toronto.
"There was virtually (no fire) to knock down by the time we got there," said Capt. Dan STIVER of Algonquin Fire Services.
The fire was reported after three other people escaped.
The blaze broke out about 5 a.m. Saturday at the camp on Third Lake near Stanhope Township, about 200 kilometres northeast of Toronto.
The blaze is being investigated by the Ontario Fire Marshal's Office.
Minden's fire Chief Doug SCHELL said he knew the men pretty well and it has hit the "community pretty hard."
One of the victims, said SCHELL, was Jerry COOPER -- a barber who worked on the Main Street in Minden and had just recently retired -- while another worked for the township.
"We were called out and helped Algonquin Highland fire department and provided them with an all-terrain vehicle to get in to the camp," SCHELL said.
Shaun CHAMBERLIN, owner of the Grill on the Gull restaurant, said "it has been a terrible tragedy for the whole community up here."
"Most of us own hunt camps and it really hits home," CHAMBERLIN said.
Autopsies will be conducted today.

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CHAMBERLIN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-01-08 published
WILLIAMS, Gwendolyn " Jackie" (née THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON)
Peacefully at Sunnybrook Hospital on January 5, 2007 in her 74th year. Daughter of the late Doris and Robert THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON. Loving mother of Linda REIVE (David) and Gordon WILLIAMS (Judy.) Devoted sister of Shirley SPAXMAN (Raymond.) Dear grandmother of Matthew, William and Gillian REIVE and Stephen, China and Tyson WILLIAMS. Great-grandmother of Chase. Niece of Erma CHAMBERLIN. Friends may call at the Morley Bedford Funeral Home, 159 Eglinton Ave. W, Toronto (2 stoplights west of Yonge St.) on Tuesday, January 9 from 7-9 p.m. Service in the Bedford chapel on Wednesday, January 10 at 1 p.m. followed by a reception. Cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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CHAMBERLIN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-07-21 published
THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON, Mary Ann (née TAILOR/TAYLOR)
Passed away suddenly on July 7, 2007. She lived a full and happy life, travelling widely and enjoying her summers at the family cottage with her best friend and husband of 61 years, William Kenneth THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON. He predeceased her in 2002. Born April 6, 1919, Mary Ann resided in Toronto until 2001 when she moved to Waterloo. Mary Ann's warmth, wisdom, and wit will be dearly missed by her family: Children - Carl (Mary) THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON of Waterloo, Arlene (Christopher) RUSSELL of Los Angeles, California, and Geof (Muriel) THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON of Grimsby; Grandchildren - Jennifer (Walt) HAUER of Norwalk, Connecticut, Simon THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON of Waterloo, Danielle (Steve) CHAMBERLIN of Belmont, California, Andrew THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON (Alison DEMUY) of Waterloo, and Alan (Angela) THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON of Waterloo; and Great-Grandchildren - Alice, William, Elise, and Rebecca.
A memorial service celebrating Mary Ann's life will be held at 1: 30 p.m. on Friday, July 27, at Mount Zion Lutheran Church, 29 Westmount St. S. in Waterloo. Her wish was that, in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Sick Children's Hospital in Toronto or a charity of your choice and may be made privately or through the Erb and Good Family Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo at 519-745-8445 or www.erbgood.com. In living memory of Mary Ann, a tree will be planted through the Trees for Learning Program by the funeral home.

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CHAMBERS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-06-16 published
CHAMBERS, Sidney Harold
(June 8, 1914, Lahore, India -- June 15, 2007, Kingston, Ontario)
On Friday, June 15, 2007, one week after his 93rd birthday, at Providence Manor, Kingston, Ontario. Dearly loved husband of Mary Elizabeth (HUNNISETT) CHAMBERS (née CORNELL.) Predeceased by his first wife Molly CLARKE. Much loved and sorely missed by Ann Hunnisett ROUGET and his dear granddaughter Elizabeth ROUGET in Kingston, and by Christine HUNNISETT and John STEWARD/STEWART/STUART and their son, Jack, in California. Sidney rejoiced in his family and was much admired as an English gentleman. In keeping with his wishes arrangements are private. Arrangements entrusted to Robert J. Reid and Sons, 613-548-7973, www.ReidFuneralHome.com.

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CHAMBERS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-06-20 published
Wife of crash victim calls for tougher laws
'My husband was a grandfather of five. He was 48 years old. And I shouldn't be burying him,' she says
By Unnati GANDHI with a report from Matt HARTLEY, Page A13
A day before David VIRGOE was killed in a horrific highway accident for which police blame street racing, the carefree man was enjoying Father's Day with his daughter and newborn grand_son.
Just before the family sat down for dinner that evening, he saw a snake under a patio bench and decided to have some fun with his daughter, Bobbi Jo. He chased the 29-year-old around the backyard while waving his hand at her, pretending he was holding a snake.
"She's screaming like a little girl and getting a kick out of it, and he's laughing and running after her," his wife, Debbie, told The Globe and Mail yesterday. "He was such a funny guy."
That scene, she said, keeps replaying in her mind. Not even 24 hours later, the tanker truck Mr. VIRGOE was driving was sideswiped by a speeding car on Highway 400, causing him to veer into the guardrail and crash into a ditch. He was pronounced dead at the scene - and hailed as a hero for avoiding an even deadlier crash.
Police say two cars were racing in the northbound lanes near Bradford that morning. Three men in their early 20s have been charged with dangerous driving, street racing and other offences.
But Mrs. VIRGOE, citing a similar accident that sent 11 people to hospital on the same stretch of highway just two days before her husband was killed, wants more done to prevent future tragedies.
"They govern our big trucks so that they don't go over certain speeds. It's time that they governed cars," she said from her Innisfil home. "None of the speed limits are over 100 kilometres. How come our cars go over 200?"
A friend of 19-year-old Nauman NUSRAT, one of the men charged, said Mr. NUSRAT was known to go at speeds of up to 180 kilometres an hour in his Pontiac Grand Am.
"He was into racing. It was just like for fun," said the 21-year-old, who did not want his name published. The two had worked together at an Etobicoke Tim Hortons for the last year.
"When I was there, I didn't let him do that. I'm like, 'Don't do it, don't do it,' he said, adding Mr. NUSRAT would laugh at him for being cautious. "His other Friends were kind of scared, too. This guy's kind of a bold guy."
A woman who identified herself as the mother of another accused, Prabjit MULTANI, 20 - also charged with dangerous driving and street racing - declined comment when contacted by The Globe and Mail. Both men appeared in Barrie court yesterday and were remanded into custody pending a bail hearing set for Friday. A third man, charged with dangerous driving, also appeared in court.
Mrs. VIRGOE said the charges against the men are too lax.
"They just murdered a man on the street. Was it an intent to set out to do that? In my mind, yes. The minute you get behind a vehicle, it is a weapon all on its own. It has the ability to do great damage, just like putting a knife in a child's hand," she said.
"My husband was a grandfather of five. He was 48 years old. And I shouldn't be burying him on Friday."
In a sad twist, Mr. VIRGOE just met the latest addition to the family, born on May 14, on Sunday.
Brad VIRGOE, 23, said his father was always working hard for his family. He would leave for work on Sunday nights, and come home on Friday nights. He said his parents, after more than 20 years, were about to move into their first house on July 6. They spent all of Saturday packing.
"They were renting the house they were at and saving up money so they can go out and put down the mortgage."
Professional driver George CHAMBERS drives the 400 regularly. At a truck stop just south of the crash site yesterday, he said drivers always need to be watchful for vehicles speeding and weaving, but they must be especially vigilant near cities.
"It's a big problem," he said.
Mr. CHAMBERS said Mr. VIRGOE did the right thing by putting the truck in the ditch to save the lives of the other drivers. "I would have done the same thing if I had to," he said.

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CHAMBERS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-07-17 published
CHAMBERS, Betty " Hannah Watson"
Passed away at Sunnybrook Hospital on Sunday, July 15, 2007. Dearly loved wife of the late William (Bill) CHAMBERS; Beloved sister of the late Flora S. SPENCER; Devoted daughter of the late Joseph and Margaret McCALLUM, all formerly from Belfast, Northern Ireland. Funeral service will be held at Fairlawn Avenue United Church, where Bill and Betty worshipped together with a very loving and caring congregation for many years, on Thursday, July 19, 2007 with visitation from 10: 00 a.m. until the time of service at 11: 00 a.m. Interment Mount Pleasant Cemetery. If desired, in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the charity of your choice.

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CHAMBERS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-08-15 published
CHAMBERS, Doctor Philip John
Of Lantzville, British Columbia passed away in Nanaimo, British Columbia on August 10, 2007. Born in 1930, in Assam, India. In England he trained at Saint Thomas's Hospital, London and emigrated to Canada in 1965, practicing Medicine at the Caledonia Clinic of Nanaimo as well as in Cortes Island and Lantzville. As a Master Herbalist, he taught at Dominion Herbal College, Vancouver, and had grateful patients from around the world. He is survived by loving wife of 56 years, Sheila, daughter Sarah SMITH, son Robert (Joy) CHAMBERS and granddaughter Vita CHAMBERS. A memorial service will be held at St. Philip's By the Sea Anglican Church, 7113 Lantzville Rd. at 2 p.m., Friday, August 17, 2007. Donations to the Red Cross preferred in lieu of flowers.

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CHAMBERS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-11-24 published
CHAMBERS, Doctor Margaret Cleveland (née WILLIAMS)
Peacefully at Toronto East General Hospital on November 11, 2007 in her 88th year. Beloved wife of Doctor Gordon B. CHAMBERS, loving mother of Douglas, Terry and Jane, loving sister to Roland and Norma. Doctor Margaret was an anaesthetist at Toronto East General Hospital for many years, after which she became a consulting physician at the Workman's Compensation Board. She was an angel on earth who brightened the lives of all that knew her. A funeral service will be held at the Humphrey Funeral Home - A.W. Miles Chapel, 1403 Bayview Avenue (south of Eglinton Avenue East) at 4: 00 p.m. on Friday, November 30. A reception will follow in the Bayview Lounge. In lieu of flowers, donations to Doctors Without Borders would be appreciated. Condolences and memories may be forwarded through www.humphreymiles.com

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CHAMBERS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-12-18 published
FARR, Douglas Albert, B.A., B.Sc., LL.B
True to his wish, Doug passed away at his desk in his law office in Walkerton on Thursday, December 13th, 2007. He was ever devoted to his many, many clients, with the help of his treasured secretary, Cindy FORTNEY. He leaves behind the love of his life, his wife, Florence (KLAGES) and cherished loving son Christopher; brother Gord of Toronto, sister-in-law Louise Farr CHAMBERS (David) of Hamilton; nephews Andrew, Nathan and Josh, of Toronto. He will be sadly missed by his sisters and brothers-in-law, nieces and nephews. Doug was predeceased by his brother David and parents Gordon and Constance (JOHNSTONE) FARR. Doug was a jazz enthusiast, avid skier, marathoner and cyclist and he looked forward to weekends in Collingwood where he spent time with his many precious Friends. Doug practiced real estate and general law in Walkerton for 45 years. He graduated from Osgoode Hall in 1959. Science extended his life, so Doug has requested his body be donated to science to help others. Visitation will be held at Cameron Funeral Home, Walkerton, on Thursday from 7-9 p.m. and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A celebration of Doug's life will be held on Saturday, December 22, 2007 at 11: 00 a.m. at Saint Paul's United Church (303 Jackson Street) Walkerton. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Walkerton Hospital Foundation Medical Clinic or Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Society (Toronto Chapter) would be appreciated.
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CHAMBON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-11-06 published
SIMEONI, Daniel
On Saturday, November 3, 2007. Daniel SIMEONI, beloved husband of Adrienne CHAMBON. Dear brother of Claude and Monique. Funeral service Tuesday, November 6th in the Chapel of the Morley Bedford Funeral Home, 159 Eglinton Ave. W. (2 lights west of Yonge St.) at 4: 00 p.m. Private cremation to follow. Shiva 76 Earl Grey Rd. on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 4-7 p.m. If desired, donations may be made to the Daniel Simeoni Fund at the York University Foundation 416-650-8210.

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CHAMPION o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-09-20 published
CAMPBELL, William James " Jim"
Born November 20, 1949 in Shelburne, Ontario, died on September 17 while cycling into Maynooth. Survived by his loving wife Julie THIERS, mother Ivadell CAMPBELL, mother-in-law Lorraine THIERS, loving sisters Joan WILSON (Arnold,) Colleen KAVANAUGH, Nancy WELTZ, Darlene BRICKER (Cliff,) sister-in-law Sheila CAMPBELL, father-in-law Don THIERS, brother-in-law Jamie THIERS (Nubia,) sister-in-law Jennifer WHEELDON (Carl), Aunt Shirley BAZIUK, cousin Lana CHAMPION (Mark) and all of the extended families. Jim was a born philosopher, and his passion for knowledge, contemplative nature and genial laugh will be missed by many Friends in Toronto and Bancroft. He is also mourned by his City Of Toronto colleagues. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the York River Reading Festival, a literacy project close to Jim's heart. Friends may call at the Dods and McNair Funeral Home, 21 First Street, Orangeville (519-941-1392) on Friday, September 21, 2007 from 6-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the chapel on Saturday at 1 p.m. Condolences may be sent via www.dodsand mcnair.com. There will be a memorial service in Toronto at a later date.

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CHAN o@ca.on.manitoulin.howland.little_current.manitoulin_expositor 2007-01-03 published
Robert Edward SPROULE
In memory of Robert Edward SPROULE. At 3: 40 am on December 23, 2006, with great grace and dignity, Bob SPROULE completed his life journey at home in the arms of his family.
Born in London, Ontario on September 10, 1929, Bob's life was a testimony of love and caring for the well-being of his fellow persons - young and old. Celebrating the gift of his life, along with all those whom he touched, are his wife and soul mate Sharon, and his children Lynne Dee and her husband Henry MINK, Joe and his partner Shelley WILSON and Jim and his partner Melissa CHAVEZ. Bob's grandchildren Joe TRUDEAU and his wife Grace CHAN, and Gabriel MINK share the joy of having Bob as a grandfather. Baby Stella SPROULE will also know of the legacy of his love, and Vanessa, Jason and Lindsay SPROULE have the proud knowledge of their grandfather Bob. Bob was a devoted educator and his love of music, theatre and literature was willingly and joyfully shared with his students at A. B. Ellis Public School, and with his many Friends and colleagues, He made life richer for all those he touched. For those wishing to make a memorial donation, Bob suggested the Espanola Little Theatre, Box 5083 Espanola P5E 1S1, or the Canadian Cancer Society. There will be a gathering on January 12 at 7: 00PM in the Georgian Room of the Pinewood Motor Inn, Espanola, for those who wish to come together to celebrate Bob's life. Arrangements by Bourcier Funeral Home, Espanola.

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CHAN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-01-06 published
SPROULE, Robert " Bob" Edward
Early in the morning on December 23, 2006, with great grace and dignity, Bob SPROULE completed his life journey at home in the arms of his family. Born in London, Ontario on September 10, 1929, Bob's life was a testimony of love and caring for the well being of his fellow persons - young and old. Bob is pre-deceased by his parents Amy Ellen and Edward SPROULE, and his sister Bernice. Celebrating the gift of his life along with all those whom he touched, are his wife and soulmate Sharon, his children Lynne Dee (Henry MINK,) Joe (Shelley WILSON) and Jim (Melissa CHAVEZ,) and his grandchildren Joe TRUDEAU (Grace CHAN,) Gabriel MINK, Vanessa, Jason and Lindsay SPROULE, and baby Stella SPROULE. Bob and Sharon moved to Northern Ontario as newlyweds and soon adopted Espanola as their home. Bob was a gifted violinist and a devoted educator, founding the music program at A.B. Ellis Public School in Espanola, and consistently leading his senior elementary choir to first place festival prizes. He helped make the community better for everyone through his involvement with the Lions Club, the backyard skating rink he made every winter for all the neighbourhood kids to enjoy, and his work with the Espanola Little Theatre. Following his retirement in 1987, Bob continued to share his passion for music, theatre and literature with family and Friends. He became a reluctant star of the community theatre stage in Sault Ste. Marie and Espanola, and was honoured most recently for his stage appearance at the Quonta Drama Festival in Timmins in March 2006. He made life richer for all those he touched. For those wishing to make a memorial donation, Bob suggested the Espanola Little Theatre (Box 5082, Espanola, Ontario P5E 1S1) or the Canadian Cancer Society. There will be a gathering on Friday, January 12, 2007 at 7: 00 p.m. in the Georgian Room of the Pinewood Motor Inn, Espanola for those who wish to come together to celebrate Bob's life. Arrangements by Bourcier Funeral Home, Espanola.

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CHAN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-07-16 published
SELTZER, Mark and CHAN, Marilyn
In memory of
Mark SELTZER, Medal of Bravery, (1957-1998) and
Marilyn CHAN (1955-1998)
Sadly missed, lovingly remembered by family and Friends

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CHAN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-10-19 published
MASTERSON, Margaret Catherine
Born November 26th, 1908 died peacefully in her 99th year of life surrounded by her family and extended family at The Houses of Providence where Margaret spent the last happy seven years of her life. She was the last surviving child of the late Patrick and Anastasia MASTERSON. She was preceded by her sisters, Teresa McDONOUGH, Mary KILLEEN and Dorothy MASTERSON, and by her twin, Father John MASTERSON, S.J. and by her brother Leo and James. She leaves to mourn, her nieces, Aileen HORGAN, Margaret McDONOUGH, Teresa PHILLIPS, Pauline MOHAN and Patricia McDONOUGH and her Nephew, Brian McDONOUGH. She will be missed greatly by the Horgan family, Michael and his wife Mary Ellen WINTERMEYER and their children Helen SERVICK and Deirdre McLEOD, Brian, Margaret, Aileen and her husband John McGRATH and their daughter Kate, Gabrielle, Dr. Caroline HORGAN and her husband Doug BELL and their children Hillary and Grace BELL. Her funeral service will take place on Saturday, October 20th, 2007 at 11: 00 p.m. at Holy Rosary Church, 354 St. Clair Ave West, Toronto. We would like to thank the staff at Providence under the leadership Elaine CHAN for the wonderful care that our aunt received and for treating her with the utmost respect and dignity. In lieu of flowers please send a donation in her memory to the Providence Healthcare Foundation.

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