FORBES o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2007-08-11 published
GALBRAITH, James Henry Grant
Passed away suddenly Tuesday, March 6, 2007 at North Bay General Hospital in his 71st year. Interment will be held at Hillcrest Cemetery, Tara, Ontario, August 15, 2007 at 1: 00 p.m. Friends and family are invited to gather afterwards at Tara Race Track where Dad at one time raced Jobial Abbe belonging to his uncle James Reid GALBRAITH. He will be deeply missed by his children, Rodney and wife Sue of Claresholm, Alberta, Kimberly SHERGOLD and husband Dave of Corbeil, Ontario. Lovingly remembered by 5 granddaughters and 12 great-grandchildren. Jimmy will be greatly missed by his sister, Elsie SMITH of Meaford, Ontario, sisters-in-law, Kathleen EBY and husband Dave of Wiarton, Lorna FORBES of Fergus and Betty MacDONALD and husband Don of Kemble and fondly remembered by 8 nieces and 13 nephews. Predeceased by the love of his life, wife Ann Patricia (née COLEMAN,) youngest child, James Barry GALBRAITH, his parents, Evans and Edna (née ESPLEN,) brothers, Kenneth, Barry and Wayne and sister, Louella (GALBRAITH) LEIFSO.
His spirit lives on and always will. Times he laughed and gave advice or just listened echo in the memories of those he touched and in being so remembered his legacy will live on. Death cannot diminish the important ways our (father, grandfather, brother) touched our lives; grief cannot take away the good times we shared sorrow will fade in time but memories will remain forever. When we hear the thunder in the sky we will know it is the thunder of hooves beating the ground with one more race being won.
Memorial donations may be made in memory of Jim to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. signguestbook/condolences/donations www.mcguintyfuneralhome.com

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FORBES o@ca.on.simcoe_county.nottawasaga.stayner.stayner_sun 2007-06-27 published
HUNTER, D. Calder
Passed away suddenly at his Residence, Elmvale on Monday, June 18, 2007. Calder HUNTER, in his 68th year. Beloved husband of Pauline (née ROBINSON.) Dear father of Amy Ritchie (Tim FORBES) of Midhurst, Michelle HUNTER (Earl GRAHAM) of Elmvale, Paula (Trevor) HAMMER of Moonstone, Susan HUNTER (Geoff SMITH) of Dorchester and Robert HUNTER of Winnipeg. Loved grandfather of Jordan RITCHIE, Hope GRAHAM, Claire, Christopher and Lily HAMMER and Grace and Carter SMITH. Brother of Evelyn (Elmer) McFADDEN and the late Catherine HUNTER. Friends may call at the Lynn-Stone Funeral Home, Elmvale from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Friday. Funeral Service in the chapel on Saturday, June 23 at 11 a.m. Interment Elmvale Cemetery. Memorial Donations to the Knox-Flos Presbyterian Church or the Collingwood Mental Health Services (Charitable Donations) would be appreciated.
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FORBES o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-07-14 published
TAILOR/TAYLOR, John Garth
Died on July 7, 2007 in Oakville, Ontario, Canada at the age of 88. He is predeceased by his parents, Mabel Burnett FORBES and John Henry TAILOR/TAYLOR, an infant brother and older sister, Mabel Ethelwyn McATHEY. He leaves his beloved wife Rita, his dear daughters and sons-in-law, Karen and Ronald HUDSON of Milton, Ontario, Ruth and Robert ANDERSON of Geneva, Switzerland, Anne and Kim MALONEY of Westford, Vermont, grand_sons Stephen, Thomas and Harry ANDERSON, brother-in-law, Gordon McATHEY of Sarnia, Ontario, and five nieces and one nephew. A special thank you to Karen, Monica, George, Holly, Angela, Edna and the staff at Northridge. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on August 25th at Knox Presbyterian Church in Milton, Ontario. For those who wish to contribute to Garth's memory, in lieu of flowers please send donations to The Salvation Army.

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FORBES o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-07-24 published
STRATFORD, Doctor Joseph G. "Joe", M.D., F.R.C.S.(C)
On Sunday, July 22, 2007, aged 83, following an illness, borne with dignity and fortitude, while travelling in south-west France. Beloved and devoted husband of the late Aurelie (née FORBES,) and predeceased by his brother John G. STRATFORD. Joe leaves in mourning those who cherished his compassion: daughter Leslie (and Jan LAURY;) son Huntly (and Christine HOLLAND,) his only grandchild, Sophie; and his sister Nora W. STRATFORD.
Our family wishes to remember those who brought love, laughter and life to Joe: Mrs. Dora (Arthur) Herbert and family of Barbados Dr. and Mrs. D.W. Baxter; Mrs. Joy Shannon; other members of the extended family, namely, Mrs. Kylie (Philip) STRATFORD, Mary Thompson STRATFORD, R.H. Thomson; like-minded volunteers including Miss Lou Pacaud; colleagues, and Friends.
Dr. STRATFORD dedicated his life to his family, neurosurgery, the teaching of medicine, numerous charitable and volunteer activities, and his Friends far and wide.
Thanks are given to numerous attending physicians at the Montreal General Hospital who cared for Joe in the past years. Thanks are also given to the physicians, nurses and assistants of the Centre Hospitalier du Val d'Ariege, France.
A memorial service will be held in Montreal in the autumn. A notice will follow regarding the service and arrangements for any donations which Friends may wish to make in Joe's memory.

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FORBES o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-07-27 published
STRATFORD, Doctor Joseph G. "Joe", M.D., F.R.C.S.(C)
On Sunday, July 22, 2007, aged 83, following an illness, borne with dignity and fortitude, while travelling in south-west France. Beloved and devoted husband of the late Aurelie (née FORBES,) and predeceased by his brother John G. STRATFORD. Joe leaves in mourning those who cherished his compassion: daughter Leslie (and Jan LAURY;) son Huntly (and Christine HOLLAND,) his only grandchild, Sophie; and his sister Nora W. STRATFORD.
Our family wishes to remember those who brought love, laughter and life to Joe: Mrs. Dora (Arthur) Herbert and family of Barbados Dr. and Mrs. D.W. Baxter; Mrs. Joy Shannon; other members of the extended family, namely, Mrs. Kylie (Philip) STRATFORD, Mary Thompson STRATFORD, R.H. THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON; like-minded volunteers including Miss Lou Pacaud; colleagues, and Friends.
Dr. STRATFORD dedicated his life to his family, neurosurgery, the teaching of medicine, numerous charitable and volunteer activities, and his Friends far and wide.
Thanks are given to numerous attending physicians at the Montreal General Hospital who cared for Joe in the past years. Thanks are also given to the physicians, nurses and assistants of the Centre Hospitalier du Val d'Ariege, France.
A memorial service will be held in Montreal in the autumn. A notice will follow regarding the service and arrangements for any donations which Friends may wish to make in Joe's memory.

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FORBES o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-07-31 published
DINGMAN, Helen Jean Forbes
Died peacefully in White Rock on Friday, July 27, 2007 at 93. She is survived by her husband Frank, daughters Janet (John), Judy (Michael) and son Murray (Sandra), also by grandchildren Scott, Heather (James), Forbes and Cameron (Phoenix) and great-grand_son Ashton. Predeceased by her sisters Marjorie FOCKLER and Elizabeth LAUTERSLAGER and brother Gordon FORBES. Funeral Service to be held on Saturday, August 4, 2007 at 2: 00 p.m. at Crescent United Church, 2756 127th Street, Surrey, British Columbia Rev. Grant BRACEWELL officiating.

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FORBES o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-09-13 published
STRATFORD, Doctor Joseph "Joe" G., M.D., F.R.C.S.(C)
On Saturday, July 22, 2007 while on holiday in south-west France. Beloved and devoted husband of the late Aurelie (née FORBES) and cherished father of Huntly (Christine HOLLAND) and Leslie (Jan LAURY.) Grandfather of his beloved Sophie STRATFORD.
A memorial service will be held at St George's Anglican Church, 1101 Stanley Street, Montreal, on Saturday, September 29th at 11: 00 a.m. If Friends wish to make a donation in Joe's memory, the 'Dr Joe Stratford Memorial Fund' has been established at the Faculty of Medicine, McGill University (contact 514-398-5000
or info.alumni@mcgill.ca.) Please indicate that the donation is to be directed to the 'Dr Joe Stratford Memorial Fund'.

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FORBES o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-09-22 published
STRATFORD, Doctor Joseph "Joe" G., M.D., F.R.C.S.(C)
On Saturday, July 22, 2007 while on holiday in south-west France. Beloved and devoted husband of the late Aurelie (née FORBES) and cherished father of Huntly (Christine HOLLAND) and Leslie (Jan LAURY.) Grandfather of his beloved Sophie STRATFORD.
A memorial service will be held at St. George's Anglican Church, 1101 Stanley Street, Montreal, on Saturday, September 29th at 11: 00 a.m. If Friends wish to make a donation in Joe's memory, the 'Dr Joe Stratford Memorial Fund' has been established at the Faculty of Medicine, McGill University (contact 514-398-5000 or info.alumni@mcgill.ca.)
Please indicate that the donation is to be directed to the 'Dr. Joe Stratford Memorial Fund'.

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FORBES o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-09-24 published
FORBES, Freda Daisy
85, on Friday, September 21, 2007, at Trillium Hospital in Mississauga. Loving wife of Gordon for 64 years. Mother to Robert, Wendy and Christine, grandmother of Angela, Jason, Mark, David and Laura, and great-grandmother of Cameron and Emma. Freda was a proud veteran of World War 2. Visitation at Simple Alternative Funeral Centre, 1535 South Gateway, Mississauga, on Tuesday, September 25 at 12 noon. Funeral at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Hospital for Sick Children.

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FORBES o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-10-30 published
WATERS, Lorraine
Passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Thursday, October 25th, 2007 in her 84th year. Loving wife to Ronald for 65 years. Caring mother to Dawn (Bill) LA TURCO, Joanne (Paul) RIDDY, Gloria WATERS and Neil WATERS. Grandmother of Jennifer (Vito) TROTTI, Matthew RIDDY (Shelley), Michael SMITH, Alison RIDDY, Andrew RIDDY, Alexander WATERS and Stephanie WATERS and predeceased by Patrick Jay STEVENS. Great-grandmother to Owen and Grace RIDDY. Sister of Kenneth (Elsie) FORBES and predeceased by Warren FORBES. Visitation will be held at the Nicholls Funeral Home, 330 Midland Ave., Midland (705) 526-5449 on Tuesday, October 30th, from 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the chapel on Wednesday, October 31st at 2 p.m. with visitation 1 hour prior. Interment to follow at Lakeview Cemetery. If desired, donations to the Salvation Army would be appreciated.

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FORD o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2007-08-18 published
HOLMES, Joseph Fred
At Central Place Nursing Home, Owen Sound on Friday August 17, 2007, in his 74th year. Beloved husband of Bertha (née MORRIS.) Loving father to Jim and his wife Kaye of Keady, Penny and her husband Ron FITCHETT of Orillia, and Debbie and her husband Peter FORD of Owen Sound. Grandfather of John (Sheena,) Jeremy and Renee, Lisa (Ryan), and Josh (Jenn) HOLMES, Jason and Stacey DERHAK, Elizabeth and Chris MAYNARD, Jeffery and Jennifer FORD. Great-grandfather to Talya and Tanner HOLMES and Tristan MAYNARD. Survived by his brothers Merv and his wife Addie HOLMES, Wilfred and his wife Linda HOLMES, and by his sister Ellen WRIGHT. Predeceased by brothers Bill, Roy, Al, Mel, and Ron, and sisters Marion and Betty. Friends are invited to the Tannahill Funeral Home for visiting on Monday 1 hour prior to service time, 12 o'clock to 1 o'clock. A private family service will be conducted in the chapel on Monday, August 20th, at 1 o'clock, with Doctor Brad CLARK officiating. Interment Mount Pleasant Cemetery. As Expressions of sympathy, the family would appreciate donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, or the Liver Foundation.

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FORD o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2007-09-12 published
HALL, William Richard " Bill"
Surrounded by his family, William Richard (Bill) HALL died peacefully in his home in Shrewsbury just three days before his 87th birthday. In his life, Bill was a World War 2 Veteran and a Stationary Engineer but most importantly he was the loving father of Rick HALL (Karen,) Bob HALL, Judy FRASER (Dave ESKRITT,) Jim HALL (Linda) and Katie DAVIES. Bill will be sadly missed by 12 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Dear brother of May (Shell) LAWR and Frank (Beryl) HALL, brother-in-law of Abby FORD, Carol HALL and Audrey HALL. Predeceased by his parents Richard and May HALL, his sister Hazel and his brothers Art, Albert, George and Roy. On Thursday, September 13, 2007 Friends will be received at the Blenheim Community Funeral Home from 7-9 p.m. On Friday September 14, 2007 Friends will be received at the Butcher Funeral Home in Erin, Ontario from 1-3 p.m. followed immediately by the Funeral Service. Interment in Erin Union Cemetery. Acting as pallbearers will be Bill's sons Rick, Bob and Jim HALL and his grand_sons Ricky HALL, Jim FRASER and Keith DAVIES. Friends wishing to honour Bill's life with a memorial donation are asked to consider the Salvation Army. Online condolences and donations may be left for the family at www.blenheimcommunityfuneralhome.com “And Lord we cried on the day he died, for to us he walked on water&rdquo

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FORD o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2007-09-14 published
McQUEEN, Marion (née PETTIE)
Peacefully, at Lee Manor on Thursday, September, 13, 2007. Marion McQUEEN (née PETTIE) of Owen Sound in her 82nd year. Beloved wife of the late Charles McQUEEN. Dear mother of Betty and her husband Ken CUTTING, Edna and her husband Ray EDMONSTONE, Donna MURPHY, Heather THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON and Debbie THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON all of Owen Sound, Margaret ROLLS and Dan THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON of Bancroft, Kim and her husband Pete CHAPPELL of Port Elgin, Marlene and her husband Paul MAHONEY of Guelph, Craig THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON and his wife Barb and Pat and her husband Ken ELDRIDGE all of Kitchener. Sadly missed by twenty-four grandchildren and twenty great-grandchildren. Predeceased by a son Ken, a grand_son Alvin, three brothers Harold, Jim and Donald PETTIE and four sisters Marge LAWROW, Lillian SMITH, Dorothy FORD and Luella JOHNSON. Friends are invited to the Tannahill Funeral Home for visiting on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be conducted on Monday morning at 11 o'clock with Pastor Mary TURNER officiating. Interment, Swinton Park Cemetery, Proton Township. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Lung Association would be appreciated.

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FORD o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2007-09-28 published
LEGATE, Shirley
Peacefully at Georgian Heights Nursing Home in Owen Sound on Thursday September 27, 2007. In her 71st year, Shirley M. LEGATE, loving sister of Mildred (Mrs. Robert SMITH,) Calvin LEGATE and his wife Rose Anne and Kathleen (Mrs. Bill OSBORNE). Fondly remembered by her nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents William and Minvera, a brother William and a sister Verna FORD. Friends may call at the Breckenridge-Ashcroft Funeral Home on Friday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held at the Lutheran Church of Our Saviour on Saturday morning at 10 a.m. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

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FORD o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2007-01-02 published
FORD, Violet Ruth
In loving memory Violet Ruth who passed away January 2nd, 1997. To my best friend and dear sister If I knew 10 years ago today When I hugged you and said goodbye That it would be our last I never would have let you go. Always remembered, your sister Vicki and Bob EASTWOOD.

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FORD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-11-03 published
UPTON, Doctor John Cliffe
(December 24, 1952-October 31, 2007)
Beloved and devoted father to Thomas and Phillip, loving son to Cliffe UPTON, loving brother to Donna (Dick FORD,) Susan, Rodger (Hilary PERCY) and Glen plus 17 wonderful nieces and nephews. He is pre-deceased by his brother Michael June 4, 1970 and his mother Gwen, October 31, 2003. John was raised in Vancouver then practiced Chiropractic for many years in Williams Lake and Victoria. Johns struggle to overcome his cancer ended peacefully at the Victoria Hospice. His kindness, his companionship and his love will be sorely missed. His hands and his heart have left an imprint on his many Friends and patients. Everyone is welcome to a celebration of John's life on Saturday, November 10th at 1 p.m. at the Victoria Golf and Country Club. The family would appreciate donations to the Victoria Hospice www.victoriahospice.com or the Foundation for Chiropractic Education and Research www.fcer.org in lieu of flowers.

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FORD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-11-14 published
CLOHECY, Hubert Delory " Hubie"
Passed away on Monday, November 12, 2007 at Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital, Burlington, with his wife by his side and surrounded by his family. Hubie was born on July 24, 1925 in Hamilton and graduated from the University of Western Ontario (Assumption College) in Windsor, Ontario in 1947 with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Hubie married his beautiful wife Alice Anne MacORD on June 21, 1947, and had six children: Brian, Tom, Michelle, Cathy, Patty and Carol, joined by his daughter and son-in-laws Jane, Rachel, Peter, Alan, Kelly, and Brian. Hubie cherished his family and especially his 14 grandchildren, Justin, Elizabeth, Bridgitte, Drew, Jason, John, Trish, Adam, Joshua, Caitlyn, Sarah, Ben, Samantha, and Max. Hubie started his long career in the construction industry at the Hamilton Construction Association in 1972; he retired from the Ontario General Contractors Association in 1990. with the "Hubie Dubie Do" where all his family Friends and associates celebrated his colourful career. Hubie made many Friends during his career and enjoyed them all. Hubie is survived by his sister Bernadette FORD and her children Diane, Donna and Herbie. He will be missed by his nieces Marlene and Joe SHEAHAN and their family and also by Suzanne MUIR, Arlene STABLES and Jennine MALCOLMSON. Thanks to Doctor Tim CUDDY, Doctor BERLINGIERI, the staff of 5W at Joseph Brant Hospital and to Fr. P. COOK. Visitation at the P.X. Dermody Funeral Home, 7 East Avenue South, Hamilton, on Thursday, November 15, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. with a Prayer Vigil at 3 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be offered at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church, 79 Freelton Road, Freelton, on Friday November 16 at 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
www.pxdermodyfuneral.com Hats off to Hubie

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FORD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-11-14 published
MacLELLAN, Robert " Bob" Bernard
November 12, 2007, age 65, at home with family. Only child of the late Raymond "Buster" and Evelyn (née MARR.) Bobbie is survived by his wife of 43 years, Beverley Ann (née SMITH;) children Sheri JONES (Wayne O'CONNOR), Doctor Jennifer MacLELLAN (Stephen FORD) and Matthew MacLELLAN (Dr. Dawn MacLELLAN;) and grandchildren Lavinia FORD, Asa FORD and Edie FORD. Born and lived in Truro, Nova Scotia with strong family ties to Bass River, Nova Scotia. Graduate of Acadia University and Dalhousie Law School, where he later lectured Corporate Finance, Business Law and Advanced Income Tax. Law Clerk to Chief Justice Wells of the High Court of Justice (Ontario); articled and practiced with Blake, Cassels and Graydon; Partner with Burchell MacDougall, Truro. Chair of the Nova Scotia Securities Commission from its creation in 1987 to 2002, where he was responsible for policies and procedures that govern the Commission. Public Director of the Mutual Funds Dealers Association since 2003. In earlier years he was a member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants / Canadian Bankers Association Joint Committee on Taxation from 1985 to 1992; member of the federal Minister of Finance Advisory Group on 1987 Tax Reform; member of the Venture Corporations Board of Nova Scotia from 1986 to 1987; and Governor of the Canadian Tax Foundation from 1988 to 1991. Bob authored multiple publications on and was recognized by national professional evaluation publications as an expert in taxation, estates and trust, and securities law. Bob was a lifetime member of Immanuel Baptist Church in Truro. He was a proud member of the Truro Branch of Rotary International since 1976, served as President in 1991-92, acted as Director of Community Service and Club Service, and received the Paul Harris Fellowship in 1999 in recognition of his support to the Rotary Foundation. He was also a director of the Ship's Company Theatre in Parrsboro, Nova Scotia and an active supporter of other charities and foundations in Northern Nova Scotia. Bob took great pleasure in spending time with Friends and family in Lower Economy, Nova Scotia where he enjoyed the landscape, serenity and memories. The family will receive Friends at the Colchester Community Funeral Home, 512 Willow Street, Truro, 902-895-5587, on Thursday, November 15 from 6: 30-9:00 p.m. A service will be held at Immanuel Baptist Church, 295 Young Street, Truro, on Friday, November 16 at 2: 00 p.m. No flowers by request of family. On line condolences may be sent to our website at www.colchestercommunity.com

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FORD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-12-21 published
THORSEN, Robert W.G. (1922-2007)
On December 18, 2007 at Victoria, British Columbia in his 86th year. Beloved husband of 65 years of Joyce. Loving father of Janet, Kenneth (Terry,) Judith (Bill PROCTOR) and Frances (Laura FORD.) Dear Grandfather of Adam, Heather, Nicole, Tammy and Craig. Great-grandfather of Greg, Ben, Samantha, Jacob, Ethan and Mylie. Bob was born in New Westminster, British Columbia. He served in the Canadian Army from 1940-1945. His post war lumber sales career began in Chemainus, British Columbia. He progressed in the business to become Executive Vice-President of Northwood Mills, a division of Noranda Mines, Toronto. Bob's family wish to thank the caring staff of Glenwarren Lodge. In accordance with Bob's wishes a service will not be held. Donations to a favourite charity would be appreciated. Please contact First Memorial Funeral Services, 1155 Fort Street, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 3K9 (250) 384-5512 or www.firstmemorialfuneral.com for further information

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FOREHT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2007-01-03 published
FOREHT, Marjorie Ruth (née MOONEY)
Passed away peacefully at Versa Care Windsor Place on December 29, 2006 at the age of 88 years. Beloved wife of the late Sidney. Dear mother of Peter FOREHT and wife Cathy of Toronto; and Chris and husband Doctor Dave FISHER, of Windsor. Dear Grandmother of Lenny and wife Jill; Celine and companion Jason; Sarah; Paula and companion Hans, and Dan and wife Sarah. Dear sister of Edith PONGRATZ and her late husband Tony; Helen LETT and her late husband Jim; Agnes and husband Joel ALDRED, and the late Marion NICOL and her late husband Don. Also surviving are many nieces and nephews. Marjorie served during World War 2 with the Canadian Forces in London, Ontario and later worked for many years at both Loblaws and Eatons. The family would like to thank the caring and compassionate staff at both Versa Care Windsor Place and Oak Park Terrace. Margie was a loving mother, and will be dearly missed. Cremation has taken place, and a family service in London, will take place at a later date. Funeral Arrangements entrusted to Windsor Chapel Funeral Home 1700 Tecumseh Rd., East. Online condolences and shared memories may be submitted at www.windsorchapel.com

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FOREMAN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-11-14 published
REAY, Emma C. " Clare" (née DARTNELL)
Age 89 of Madison, passed away Thursday November 8, 2007 at Saint Mary's Care Center. She was born on October 6, 1918 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, the daughter of Bert and Jessie (FERGUSON) DARTNELL. Clare and William "Billy" REAY, the former Chicago Blackhawk's hockey coach, were married on April 24, 1942 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Clare was a loving mother, faithful wife and nurturing grandparent who always put family first regardless of the situation. Her life long generosity and caring nature touched the souls of many people. While she would brighten a room with her tender spirit, she would also hold firm to her convictions and beliefs. Clare had a special way with people. She was extremely intuitive and sensitive person and would frequently find herself reaching out to others in a supportive way. Her children and grandchildren dearly loved her
Clare is survived by her daughter Adele (Larry) CALLAN of Burlington, Ontario, a son Bill (Kris) REAY of Madison, seven grandchildren, Melody (Greg) MacPHERSON, Elliott CALLAN, Royal CALLAN, William F. (Michelle) REAY, Allison REAY, Adam REAY and Kimberly REAY; great-grandchildren Hayley MacPHERSON and Will REAY, sister Muriel (Bob) STREET, sister Lois (David) BROWNSDON, step-grandchildren Bruce (Kathy) CALLAN and Tim CALLAN, and many nieces and nephews.
Clare is preceded in death by her husband Billy REAY, sister Francis FOREMAN, brother Edward DARTNELL, and sister Joan MacGILLVARY.
Private funeral services will be held for family with Pastor Glynn Laing and Pastor Bill Arvan presiding. Burial will be at Sunset Memory Gardens.
Memorials may be made to Hockey Ministries International, P.O. Box 7, Windsor Station, Suite 265, 1100 de al Gauchetiere W., Montreal, Quebec H3B 2S2 or Union Gospel Mission, 320 Princess Street P.O. Box 1073 Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 2X4.

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FORER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-06-15 published
FORER, Ruth " Ruta"
On Tuesday, June 12, 2007 at North York General Hospital, at the age of 88. She was predeceased by her husband, Harvey (Chaim) FORER, the love of her life. She leaves behind her loving daughter and son-in-law, Helen and Marv BERNSTEIN, and her beloved grandchildren (the lights of her life,) Laura DRISCOLL and her husband Brandon and Daniel BERNSTEIN. She survived the holocaust but was never the same after the death of her beloved husband. At Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel, 2401 Steeles Ave. W. (3 lights west of Dufferin) for service on Sunday, June 17, 2007 at 10: 00 a.m. Interment Independant Friendly Workers Circle section of Pardes Shalom Cemetery. Donations in her memory can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, 416-499-1417.

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FORGET o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-10-11 published
WARD, M. Grace (née STRANGE)
Peacefully in her home surrounded by the love and support from family and her Royal Gardens Friends, on October 9, 2007 in her 91st year. Grace was an elegant, sophisticated woman who lived a full and interesting life that took her to many different parts of the world. She was equally at home at a black tie gala affair or at a casual brunch with her bridge Friends. In her later years she took increasing interest in her grandchildren and children, and great enjoyment in hearing of, and even sponsoring, their many pursuits. For 47 years, Grace was the beloved wife of Walter (deceased.) She was the loving mother of Nancy WARD (Eric,) Susan FORGET (Gary), Janet LAFORTUNE (Yves) and the late Doctor John WARD. Grace was immensely proud of her grandchildren Lindsay and Jean Paul FORGET, and Max LAFORTUNE. She had tremendous affection for her niece and goddaughter Kim, niece Barb and nephew Michael. She was predeceased by her brothers Frank and Cy STRANGE. Grace was so thankful for all the loving support she received from the caring staff at Royal Gardens. Special thanks to the wonderful Dr. ARMOUR and to her hospice angels, Ivy and Meredith. Visitation will be held on Saturday, October 13, 2007 from 1: 00-2:30 p.m., followed by a service in the chapel at Comstock Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, 356 Rubidge Street, Peterborough. In lieu of flowers, donations to Hospice Peterborough would be appreciated by the family.

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FORGIE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-07-31 published
FORGIE, Madeleine (formerly McGAHEY, née STEPHENSON)
Peacefully at her Ottawa home, following a brief illness, on Sunday, July 29, 2007. Madeleine was predeceased by her parents George and Molly (née WYLIE) STEPHENSON, and by first husband Arthur McGAHEY. She is survived by her husband of 57 years Donald FORGIE, her daughters Heather (John CAMPBELL) of Ottawa, Jane (Patrick DONOHUE) of Toronto, and by sons Kim (Lauren) of Houston, Patrick (Joyce) of Kemptville and the late John, thirteen grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, sister-in-law June FORGIE of Ottawa and cousin Margaret DALTON of Kingston. She was actively involved in community service and educational institutions in Ottawa, Toronto, St. Catharines, Warminster and Orillia, and in more recent years, in support of research initiatives at the University of Ottawa related to cancer. Friends are invited to visit at St. Basil Roman Catholic Church, 940 Rex Avenue (off Maitland north of the Queensway), Ottawa on Wednesday, August 1 from 1 p.m. until time of Funeral Mass at 3 p.m. Interment at Mount Hope Cemetery, Toronto, the following day. In lieu of flowers, Friends may wish to make a donation to the University of Ottawa, special cancer research initiative Doctor Barbara VANDERHYDEN, 501 Smyth Road, 3rd Floor, Box #926, Ottawa, Ontario K1H 8L6. Condolences/donations at: mcgarryfamily.ca 613-233-1143.

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FORGIE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-08-25 published
STEED, Reverend R. Arthur, B.A., M.Div. (1916-2007)
It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing on August 23rd of a very special man who was a beloved, true and noble husband, caring brother, devoted father and proud 'poppy'. Arthur and Muriel (HAZLEWOOD) celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary in June and are proud parents of T. Arthur STEED (Janie,) Barbara YOUNG, Elaine O'NEILL and David STEED (Katie) and of six grandchildren: Kerri and Adam O'NEILL, Julia FORGIE, Tanis STEED and Brian and Andrew STEED (predeceased.) He leaves his brother Rev. Harold STEED (Lilian) and two sisters Marjorie 'Kasova' GARDINER (Jack) and Muriel BAILEY (Lloyd.) Arthur was also brother-in-law to Audrey and John HAZLEWOOD, Gladys, and Jim (predeceased) HAZLEWOOD. Arthur was born in Montreal and spent his early years in Angola, Africa where his parents were missionaries. He graduated from Victoria College (University of Toronto) in 1937 and Emmanuel College in 1940. Arthur served the United Church of Canada for 63 years, with churches in Wawa, Dawn Mills (Kent County), Ayr, Hamilton (Zion), Toronto (Humber Valley), Fonthill, Bismark and Port Colborne (Central). He was the Minister Emeritus at Central and Humber Valley where he was their first minister. Arthur was also the founding chaplain of the Old Mill Wedding Chapel in Toronto as well as former chair of the United Church Toronto Conference. Arthur's love of life, gift of music and his determination and vision as well as his commitment to service helped enrich the lives of all who called him friend or minister. Visitation will be held at the James L. Pedlar Funeral Home, 1292 Pelham Street, Fonthill on Tuesday, August 28th 2007 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Memorial Service celebrating Arthur's exceptional life will be held at Fonthill United Church, 42 Churchill Fonthill on Tuesday, September 4th, 2007 at 1: 00 p.m. A reception will follow at the church immediately after the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The Mission and Service Fund of the United Church of Canada, 3250 Bloor St. West Toronto, Ontario M8X 2Y4. Online condolences may be forwarded through www.pedlarfuneralhome.ca

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FORGIE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-11-21 published
NOVAK, Elizabeth Liane (formerly SOUTHBY, née FORGIE)
Elizabeth Liane NOVAK (née FORGIE) of London (formerly of Highland Beach, Florida), age 89 years, passed away on Saturday, November 17, 2007 at Chateau Gardens Nursing Home, London, Ontario. Dear wife of the late Alfred B. NOVAK (1987) and of the late Major Frances Edward SOUTHBY (1944.) Dear mother of Susan MOORE and her husband Brian of London and James SOUTHBY and his wife Gabriele of Woodstock. Dear sister of the late Heather BLAKE of Ottawa. Dear grandmother of Heather ZUSKAN and her husband Kim; Sarah HOFFLELE and her husband Mark; Andrew MOORE and his wife Terry; Jennifer SOUTHBY Nathan SOUTHBY; Angela WINSLOW. Dear great-grandmother of Geoffrey, Nicholas, Kayla, Chris, Matthew and Isabella. Cremation has taken place. At the family's request there will be no visitation. A Memorial Service will be held at a future date. A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London, entrusted with arrangements. Memorial donations may be made to the Parkinson Society Canada, 4500 Blakie Road, Unit 117, London, Ontario N6L 1G5. Online condolences accepted at www.amgeorgefh.on.ca

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FORGRAVE o@ca.on.grey_county.artemesia.flesherton.the_flesherton_advance 2007-10-10 published
HARGRAVE, Marjorie M. (née FORGRAVE)
In memory of Marjorie M. HARGRAVE (née FORGRAVE,) R.N., October 10, We thought of you with love today,
But that is nothing new.
We thought about you yesterday,
And days before that too.
We think of you in silence,
We often speak your name
All we have now are memories
And your picture in a frame.
Your memory is our keepsake,
With which we will never part
God has you in his keeping,
We have you in our hearts.
It broke our hearts to lose you,
But you didn't go alone.
For a part of us went with you,
The day God took you home.
- Forever missed. Love: Bill, Duane, Lisa, Brent, Patti, Debbie, Kelsey, Brookelyn, Darren and Megan HARGRAVE
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FORGRAVE o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2007-05-28 published
FORGRAVE, Alice (née KOWULA)
Quietly and beautifully, with her family by her side, at McMaster Health Sciences, in Hamilton, Saturday, May 26, 2007. Alice FORGRAVE, formerly of Sauble Beach, in her 78th year. Predeceased by the love of her life, Bill FORGRAVE. Loving mother of Wendy SPANGENBERGER and partner Mike SHANANHAN of Ancaster, Craig FORGRAVE and his wife Jill of Victoria, British Columbia, and Nancy FORGRAVE of Toronto. Never to be forgotten by her three grandchildren; Jennifer and her partner Derek, Eric and his wife Tara, Jack and her two great-grandchildren, Jessica and Benjamin. Predeceased by her parents Sam and Dora KOWULA; sisters Mary, Francis, Anne and brothers Steve and John. Dear sister-in-law of Walter and Joyce FORGRAVE of Calgary and Bill HARGRAVE of Proton Station. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Sincere and heartfelt appreciation to the staff in Emergency and Ward 4Z. Friends may visit in Hamilton at the Cresmount Funeral Home, 322 Fennell Ave., E., Tuesday, May 29, 2007 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Memorial service to be held Wednesday May 30, 2007 at 11: 00 a.m. A second Memorial service will be held at the Downs and son Funeral Home, Hepworth, Thursday May 31, 2007 at 1: 00 p.m. with visitation 1 hour prior to service. Interment to follow at the Zion Cemetery. Messages of condolence for the family are welcome at www.downsandsonfuneralhome.com A tree will be planted in the Memorial Forest of the Grey Sauble Conservation Foundation in memory of Alice by the Downs and son Funeral Home.

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FORGRAVE o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2007-11-26 published
FORGRAVE, Frances Helen (HUXLEY,) B.Sc.N.
With her family by her side at Central Place in Owen Sound Saturday afternoon November 24, 2007. The former Fran HUXLEY of R.R.#5, Owen Sound in her 67th year. Loving wife of the late Glen FORGRAVE. Fran worked for 32 years with the local public health unit. In 1963, she started as a staff public health nurse and in 1995 she retired from the position of Director Of Nursing with the Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound Health Unit. Loved sister of Marion and her husband Harold FOSTER of Kirkton and Norman HUXLEY and his friend Marie SPERONE of Ridley Park, Pennsylvania. Dear sister-in-law of Evelyn HODGKINSON of Mississauga. Lovingly remembered by her three nephews and one niece; Mark FOSTER and Karen LEMON and Andrew and Scott HODGKINSON and one great-nephew William. Friends may call at the Downs and son Funeral Home Hepworth Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Service will be conducted from the funeral home Wednesday morning at 11: 00 a.m. with Rev. Jack FEARNALL officiating. Interment Huxley Cemetery, Hillsburg. Expressions of remembrance to the North Derby United Church or the Grey Bruce Regional Health Centre Foundation would be appreciated as your expression of sympathy. Messages of condolence for the family are welcome at www.downsandsonfuneralhome.com A tree will be planted in the Memorial Forest of the Grey Sauble Conservation Foundation in memory of Fran by the Downs and son Funeral Home.

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FORMAN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-11-23 published
ROBERT, Joseph Xavier
(November 2, 1938-November 22, 2007)
Passed away peacefully on November 22nd shortly after his 69th birthday, after valiantly battling illness for over two decades. Beloved husband to Ruth ROBERT (MORAN) for close to 45 years. Loving father to Joseph (Linda SIU,) Mark (Jim JOHNSON) and Doug, and proud grandfather to J.R. and Tori ROBERT. Will be greatly missed by sisters Irene SMEATON, Martha HARDY and Michelle ROBERT as well as brothers Paul ROBERT (Sally) and D'Arcy ROBERT in addition to many nieces, nephews and cousins and his Aunt Irene HATCH (Auntie Smart.) Predeceased by his parents Paul and Aileen ROBERT, Ruth's parents Bob and Lorna MORAN and brothers-in-law Hagood HARDY and Gordon SMEATON. Joe was a larger than life character who will not be forgotten by all those that knew him and loved him. Joe spent his career as a stock broker and in his spare time was an avid and accomplished golfer being a life long member of Rosedale Golf Club. Aside from his love of playing the game, he distinguished himself as a member of the Board of Directors of the Ontario Golf Association and the Board of Governors of the Royal Canadian Golf Association where he participated as a Rules Official for the Canadian Open for over 25 years ultimately taking on the role of the head of the Rules Committee for the Royal Canadian Golf Association. Many thanks to the doctors, nurses and staff at Sunnybrook Hospital for their care and compassion over these past two months and to his doctor, Noah FORMAN, who has taken such wonderful care of Joe over the past 20 years. If desired, the family requests that a donation be made to either The Canadian Diabetes Association, 1400-522 University Ave. Toronto, Ontario M5G 2R5 (diabetes.ca) or to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario 2300 Yonge Street, Suite 1300 P.O. Box 2414 Toronto, Ontario M4P 1E4 (heartandstroke.ca)
Funeral Service will be held at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church on St. Clair Avenue East, one block west of Mt. Pleasant, on Monday November 26 at 2: 00 p.m. Interment, Mount Pleasant Cemetery, followed by a reception to celebrate Joe's life.

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FORRESAINT_G o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-10-25 published
GRAHAM, Allen Frederic, M.D., F.R.C.P. (Can,) M.C.
Peacefully, at Toronto General Hospital on Wednesday, October 24, 2007. Darling husband of Helen Clare (HAWKER.) Beloved father of Shari Graham FELL (Tony) and Annabel Lucille GRAHAM. Greatly loved 'grand-dad' of Annabelle FELL, Graham FELL, Geoffrey FELL (Martha,) and Caitlin FORRESAINT_Great-granddad to Jacqueline and Sophie FELL. Brother-in-law to Joy and Clive FOSTER. Fun-loving brother of the late James GRAHAM (Aileen,) Elizabeth ANDRAS (Ken,) and Lucille BARTON (Ted.) Greatly loved 'Uncle Afie' to many nieces and nephews. Born in Toronto on October 2, 1915. son of Dr. Joseph S. GRAHAM and Eleanor Boyd GRAHAM. Grandson of Sir John Alexander BOYD, last Chancellor of Ontario, and Lady Boyd. Educated at St. Andrew's College, Aurora and the University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine. In 1939 he joined the British Medical Corps as Captain and was posted to North Africa. Captured at Tobruk in 1941, he became a prisoner of war in Italy and Germany until 1945. He was later awarded the Military Cross for extreme bravery under fire throughout the Battle Tobruk. Returning to Canada in 1945, he met Helen, the love of his life in August on V.J. day. They were married January 28th 1946 in New York City and enjoyed 62 years of love, fun, and great happiness together. Beloved physician, he practiced medicine at the Medical Arts Building and Toronto General Hospital for over fifty years. He loved nature and treasured his summers at Goodcheer Island in Georgian Bay and winters and weekends at 'Hawksprings' in the Hockley Valley. He will be remembered for his great sense of humour and love of life, his compassion, kindness, and humility. The family wishes to thank Ioanna JUNEJA and Zodie GHEBRHEWATE for their wonderful care over the last few years. A funeral service will be held in Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge Street, Toronto, on Monday, October 29th at 3: 30 p.m. Reception to follow at The York Club. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Toronto General and Western Hospital Foundation or The Toronto Humane Society would be greatly appreciated.

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FORRESAINT_G o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-10-30 published
GRAHAM, Allen Frederic, M.D., F.R.C.P. (Can,) M.C.
Peacefully, at Toronto General Hospital on Wednesday, October 24, 2007. Darling husband of Helen Clare (HAWKER.) Beloved father of Shari Graham FELL (Tony) and Annabel Lucille GRAHAM. Greatly loved 'granddad' of Annabelle FELL, Graham FELL, Geoffrey FELL (Martha,) and Caitlin FORRESAINT_Great-granddad to Jacqueline and Sophie FELL. Brother-in-law to Joy and Clive FOSTER. Fun-loving brother of the late James GRAHAM (Aileen,) Elizabeth ANDRAS (Ken,) and Lucille BARTON (Ted.) Greatly loved 'Uncle Afie' to many nieces and nephews. Born in Toronto on October 2, 1915. son of Dr. Joseph S. GRAHAM and Eleanor Boyd GRAHAM. Grandson of Sir John Alexander BOYD, last Chancellor of Ontario, and Lady Boyd. Educated at St. Andrew's College, Aurora and the University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine. In 1939 he joined the British Medical Corps as Captain and was posted to North Africa. Captured at Tobruk in 1941, he became a prisoner of war in Italy and Germany until 1945. He was later awarded the Military Cross for extreme bravery under fire throughout the Battle of Tobruk. Returning to Canada in 1945, he met Helen, the love of his life in August on V.J. day. They were married January 28th 1946 in New York City and enjoyed 62 years of love, fun, and great happiness together. Beloved physician, he practiced medicine at the Medical Arts Building and Toronto General Hospital for over fifty years. He loved nature and treasured his summers at Goodcheer Island in Georgian Bay and winters and weekends at 'Hawksprings' in the Hockley Valley. He will be remembered for his great sense of humour and love of life, his compassion, kindness, and humility. The family wishes to thank Ioanna Juneja and Zodie Ghebrhewate for their wonderful care over the last few years. A funeral service will be held in Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge Street, Toronto, on Monday, October 29th at 3: 30 p.m. Reception to follow at The York Club. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Toronto General and Western Hospital Foundation or The Toronto Humane Society would be greatly appreciated.

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FORREST o@ca.on.simcoe_county.nottawasaga.stayner.stayner_sun 2007-09-19 published
DORION, Robert Paul
(32 years Canadian Military, Member of Wasaga Beach Lions Club and community volunteer)
Passed away at home with his family by his side on Friday, September 14, 2007. Paul DORION of Wasaga Beach in his 61st year. Beloved husband of Luane DORION (née DOAK.) son of Shirley and the late Marshall DORION of Midland. Dear father of Cayra (Tai) DELUNA of Hawkestone. Loved grandfather of Taza and Aja. Brother of Sally Ann DORION of Toronto, Theresa BOURGEOIS (Bob,) Michael DORION (Janice,) Richard DORION (Judy), and Peggy FORREST (T. Richard SECORD) of Midland. A celebration of Paul's life will be held at the Recreation Complex, 1724 Mosley Avenue in Wasaga Beach on Thursday, September 20 at 2 p.m. Memorial Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society specifying it to be used for Pancreatic Cancer Research, would be appreciated
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FORREST o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-12-18 published
FORREST, Katherine Jayne
Daughter, friend, physically disabled person who touched everyone she met. Born February 17, 1986, in Montreal. Died June 29 in Mississauga in her sleep, aged 21.
By Ellen FORREST, Page L6
Kate was a force to be reckoned with. She was a boy-crazy shopaholic who loved crafts, camping, canoeing, fishing, cheesecake, Baileys, girl talk, music, swimming and practical jokes.
Kate had severe cerebral palsy and brain damage affecting motor control, and was fully physically dependent. She was non-verbal but communicated through her eyes - looking to the right meant yes and left meant no. And she had a killer smile. Her intelligence, sense of humour and prankish nature shone through her disability.
Kate shared her life with me, her father Hugh, her brothers Tom and Sam, and her sister Steph. She had a way of attracting people to her. I feel pity for those who insisted that her lack of speech equalled lack of awareness. They missed the phenomenon that was Kate.
When she got a power wheelchair at about 6, Hugh took her out for lessons on the driveway. The first thing she did was crash straight into his car. Assuming it was the innocent error of a new driver, Hugh gave her another chance. She immediately got that maniacal gleam in her eye and aimed straight for the car again. Next thing I knew they were coming into the house, him yelling and her crying. She was grounded from her power chair for three days.
I remember how excited she was the first time she stood up and walked (with much assistance). That became her favourite activity, much to the detriment of our spines. At about the age of 10, she was given a walker that let her take steps on her own. The first thing she did, hooting with delight, was walk to the bookcase and sweep all the books off. Next was my purse on the table. She was so delighted with her new ability to be destructive. And, truthfully, so was I.
After undergoing spinal fusion surgery in 2001, Kate discovered caramel macchiato coffee - I gave it to her in desperation when she refused to eat or drink for several days. That began a love affair with Starbucks, her favourite place besides the mall.
Kate was a teacher. She taught me endless patience and how to fight for what's right. She taught people to see below the surface and value what is worth valuing, to see the humour in life even with the pain. And most of all, she taught unconditional love by giving it herself.
Kate left this world quietly, in her sleep, with no warning and no suffering. More than 300 people attended her funeral, sharing stories and memories for more than two hours. Her departure from this life has left a very large hole in mine and in the lives of all who loved her. She shone with love, and that bright light is sorely missed.
Ellen FORREST is Kate's mother.

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