GRAHAME o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2007-06-05 published
HARRON, Doreen Mae (née BEST)
Peacefully at John Joseph Place in Owen Sound on Sunday evening, June 3rd, 2007. Doreen Mae HARRON (née BEST,) of Owen Sound, in her 76th year. Dearly beloved wife of the late Lorne HARRON. Loving mother of Lorna GIVENS and her husband, Bob, of Owen Sound, Bob HARRON and his wife, Patti, of Harriston and Shelley HARMS and her husband, Herman, of Owen Sound. Proud grandmother of Jennifer (John) HEATHERS, Jackie (Jason) BROWN, Katie HARRON, Kyle HARRON, James MERCIER, Amanda (Dean) GRAHAME, Amy BULMER, Jeff HARMS and Derrick HARMS. Devoted great-grandmother of Jessica and Jennifer BROWN. Cherished sister of Bob BEST and his wife, Doris, of Owen Sound. Dear niece of Margaret McCLEAN and Cliff JACKSON. Doreen will be sadly missed by her in-laws, George and Ethel HARRON, Sadie HOLLANDS and Winnifred FRASER, all of Kincardine and her many cousins, nieces, nephews and Friends. Predeceased by her parents, George and Hazel BEST. Friends may call at the Brian E. Wood Funeral Home, 250 - 14th Street West, Owen Sound (519-376-7492) on Wednesday from 2: 00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. A Funeral Service for Doreen HARRON will be held in the Funeral Home Chapel on Thursday, June 7th, 2007 at 11: 00 a.m. with Rev. David SHEARMAN officiating. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery. If so desired, the family would appreciate donations to the Alzheimer Society or the charity of your choice as your expression of sympathy. Lady May Rebekah Lodge #188 will hold a Memorial Service at the Funeral Home on Wednesday evening at 6: 45 p.m.

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GRAHAME o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-08-11 published
REILLY, Elizabeth (née BRUCE)
Peacefully on August 9, 2007, at the Toronto East General Hospital after a brief illness. Beloved wife of late William REILLY and stepmother of the late Jessie Rae REILLY. Loving mother of Beth WELLS and son-in-law Herbert, grandmother of Evan GRAHAME and Janice and great-grandmother of Dawson Bruce WELLS and Colin WELLS. Elizabeth will be missed by her extended Bruce Family and caring Friends at the Beach Arms Retirement Centre. Friends will be received at the "Scarborough Chapel" of McDougall and Brown, 2900 Kingston Road (east of St. Clair Avenue E.) on Monday from 6-9 p.m. An Informal Service will be held on Tuesday at 2: 00 p.m. in the Chapel. Interment at Resthaven Memory Gardens.

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GRAHLMAN o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2007-10-24 published
McCULLOCH, Mabel Elizabeth (HALL)
At Elgin Abbey, Chesley on Monday, October 22nd, 2007 at the age of 92 years, the former Mabel HALL of Chesley and formerly of Port Elgin. Dear wife of Ian McCULLOCH of Port Elgin. Mother of Jim and his wife Karen of Paisley, and Marilyn GLASSER of Kitchener, and step-mother of Joyce REINHART of Port Elgin. She is also survived by thirteen grandchildren and twenty great-grandchildren. Sister of Mary GRAHLMAN, Ruby HOLDAWAY, Edna HEWITSON, and Carl, Lloyd, and Wilbur HALL. She is predeceased by her husband Cecil McCULLOUGH, daughter Sheila WALSH, three brothers, one stepson, and two sons-in-law. Friends may call at the W. Kent Milroy Port Elgin Chapel, 510 Mill Street, Port Elgin, (Town of Saugeen Shores) from 2: 00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 25th, 2007.. Funeral services will be conducted in the chapel on Friday at 11: 00 a.m. with the Rev. Ken MacDONALD and the Rev. Wendell GRAHLMAN officiating. Interment Hillcrest Cemetery, Tara. Memorial contributions to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Memorial online at www.milroyfuneralhomes.com

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GRAHLMAN o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2007-10-25 published
FISHER, Dorothy Margaret (née LEPPARD)
With loving memories, the family announce the passing of Dorothy Margaret FISHER (LEPPARD) in her 88th year at Maple View Nursing Home on October 23rd, 2007. Dorothy was the beloved wife of Charles FISHER for 60 years. Mother to Faye FISHER and husband David GRAHLMAN, Sandra and Barry KEARNEY and Donna FISHER- POTTER and Tom POTTER. Proud Grandmother to eight grandchildren, Chris WEBBER (Amberley), Adam WEBBER, Kristina KEARNEY- RICHARDS (Mark), Colleen KEARNEY- JANSSENS (Jerry), Ryan EASTICK (Katherine), Kyle EASTICK (Jessica,) Graham and Garrett POTTER and great-granddaughter, Emma RICHARDS. Fondly remembered by Barry MOLE (Dorothy) and Jean GATEMAN and family. Dorothy was predeceased by her parents, Thomas and Margaret LEPPARD and her sisters, Laura McGIRR, Jean MILLER and Sadie HARBOTTLE. Friends may call at the Brian E. Wood Funeral Home, 250 - 14th Street West, Owen Sound (519-376- 7492) on Thursday evening from 7: 00-9:00 p.m. A service to celebrate Dorothy's life will be held in the Funeral Home Chapel on Friday, October 26th, 2007 at 11: 00 a.m. with Father Ed WAGNER officiating. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Parkinson Society of Canada. Condolences received at brian@woodfuneralhome.ca. An elegant and multi-talented lady who loved her family, gardening, animals, music and art; Dorothy's final canvas is now complete.

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GRAHLMAN o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2007-12-17 published
HALL, Wilbur Ray
Peacefully at Summit Place (Owen Sound) on Saturday December 15, 2007. Formerly of R.R.#5 Owen Sound (Jackson) in his 86th year. son of the late Emerson and Beatrice (née STRONG) HALL. Sadly missed by 3 sisters; Edna HEWITSON (Earl) of Owen Sound; Ruby HOLDAWAY of Belleville; Mary GRAHLMAN (Clarence) of R.R.#4 Tara (Jackson;) and 2 brothers; Lloyd HALL of Keady and Carl HALL (Joyce) of Kingsville; and brother-in-law Ian McCULLOUGH of Paisley and sister-in-law Rosemary HALL of Windsor. Wilbur will always be loved and remembered by his many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by brothers John (1989), Harvey (1993), Norman (2000) and sister Mabel (2007). Friends are invited to the Tannahill Funeral Home 519-376-3710 for visiting on Tuesday evening from 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be conducted in the chapel on Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Interment at Hillcrest Cemetery, Tara. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated.

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GRAINGER o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2007-11-08 published
GRAINGER, William Frederick " Bill"
Honourary Colonel of the Grey and Simcoe Foresters, O.St.J., CD, Phmb.
After a courageous battle and with great dignity, Bill passed away at his home on Tuesday, November 6, 2007 with his family at his side. Beloved husband of Billie Deyell GOUGH for over 62 years. Cherished father of Penny GARVIN and her husband Ken, Katie GILLESPIE and her husband Tom and Susan DAVEY and her husband John all of Owen Sound. Adored grandfather of Sarah and Heather GARVIN, Mitchell and Megan GILLESPIE and William, Elizabeth and Kathleen DAVEY. Friends are invited to the Tannahill Funeral Home, Owen Sound 519-376-3710 for visiting on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be conducted at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, 866 1st Avenue West, Owen Sound on Tuesday afternoon November 13, 2007 at 1 o'clock with Reverend Doctor Ted CREEN officiating. Interment, Greenwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Saint_John Ambulance, Owen Sound Branch, the G.B.R.H.C. Foundation or Presbyterians Aiding Nicaragua would be appreciated. Members of the Royal Canadian Legion Br. No. 6, Owen Sound will hold a memorial service at the funeral home on Monday evening at 6: 15 p.m. Members of St. George's Lodge 88, Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons will hold a memorial service at the funeral home on Monday evening at 6: 45 p.m., all Masonic brethren welcome. Messages of condolence are welcome at www.tannahill.com

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GRAINGER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-11-09 published
GRAINGER, William Frederick " Bill"
Honourary Colonel of the Grey and Simcoe Foresters, O.St.J., CD, Phmb.
After a courageous battle and with great dignity, Bill passed away at his home on Tuesday, November 6, 2007 with his family at his side. Beloved husband of Billie Deyell GOUGH for over 62 years. Cherished father of Penny GARVIN and her husband Ken, Katie GILLESPIE and her husband Tom and Susan DAVEY and her husband John all of Owen Sound. Adored grandfather of Sarah and Heather GARVIN, Mitchell and Megan GILLESPIE and William, Elizabeth and Kathleen DAVEY. Friends are invited to the Tannahill Funeral Home, Owen Sound 519-376-3710 for visiting on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be conducted at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, 866 1st Avenue West, Owen Sound on Tuesday afternoon November 13, 2007 at 1 o'clock with Reverend Doctor Ted CREEN officiating. Interment, Greenwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Saint_John Ambulance, Owen Sound Branch, the G.B.R.H.C. Foundation or Presbyterians Aiding Nicaragua would be appreciated. Members of the Royal Canadian Legion Br. No. 6, Owen Sound will hold a memorial service at the funeral home on Monday evening at 6: 15 p.m. Members of St. George's Lodge #88, Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons will hold a memorial service at the funeral home on Monday evening at 6: 45 p.m., all Masonic brethren welcome. Messages of condolence are welcome at www.tannahill.com

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GRAMIER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-11-19 published
WALKER, Margaret (née BROWN)
Peacefully at Hospice Niagara on Friday, November 16, 2007 at the age of 92. Margaret was born August 26, 1915 in Glasgow, Scotland to Peter and Marion BROWN. Predeceased by her husband Peter (1948.) Beloved mother of Margaret Elizabeth FAIRMAN. Dearest grandmother of Fraser (Kimberley) of Yellowknife and Patricia FAIRMAN of St. Catharines. Loving great-grandmother of Max and Stella. She will be missed by her niece Shelia Marie LUCAS and her great niece Christina GRAMIER, nephews Bradley and Darryll LUCAS, her family back home in Scotland. Margaret was a proud member of Knox Presbyterian Church and a retired employee with over 35 years of service with the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto. As per Margaret's request cremation has taken place. A Celebration of her life will be held at the Downtown Chapel of Butler Funeral Home, 33 Duke Street at James (behind the Court House), 905-684-2334, on Saturday, November 24, 2007 at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to Hospice Niagara would be appreciated by the family. Condolences at www.butler-duke.ca. Margaret will be remembered for her elegance and grace.

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GRANATSTEIN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-09-05 published
ROSEN, Arnold
Beloved husband of Renee. Loving father of David, and Jeffrey. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Dena and Jay GRANATSTEIN, and Richard and Joan WALTER, nephew of Jerry and Marcia ROSEN. Died at home, surrounded by family after a lengthy and courageous battle with Mesothelioma, a cancer caused by exposure to asbestos, on Tuesday, September 4, 2007. Service at Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel, 2401 Steeles Avenue, (three lights west of Dufferin) on Thursday, September 6th at 1: 00 p.m. Interment, Stashover Synagogue section of Roselawn Cemetery. Shiva 15 Heathview Avenue. Memorial donations may be made to the Temmy Latner Centre for Palliative Care 416-586-4800.

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GRANDY o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2007-08-31 published
FITZGERALD, George Patrick
At Summit Place Nursing Home on Thursday, August 30th 2007. George FITZGERALD of Owen Sound in his 83rd year. Predeceased by his wife Mary SMITH- FITZGERALD. Sadly missed by his stepson Doctor Rudy SMITH of Owen Sound. Also missed by grandchildren Robyn and Dustyn SMITH. Also survived by his brother Austin FITZGERALD, and his sister Mary GRANDY both of Halifax, Nova Scotia. Also missed by his many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Howard and Rebecca FITZGERALD and his sister Marion SWAINE. George was born in Canso, Nova Scotia, May 24, 1925, and served in World War 2, from 1939-1945. A private family service has been held. Interment Greenwood Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the charity of your choice, and can be made through the Tannahill Funeral Home (519-376-3710).

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GRANEK o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-06-25 published
BERCOVITCH, Ann (née LEBNER)
Peacefully in Montreal, surrounded by her loving family, on Thursday, June 21, 2007. Beloved wife of the late William. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Irene DEVINE (Paul HALPERN,) Joyce ASTER (Sidney,) David BERCOVITCH (Terri DASH.) Bubbie Annie of Glenna DEVINE (John THOW,) Karen DEVINE (Andrew TUCKER;) Andrea ASTER (Charles GRANEK), Dylan ASTER (Laura PRIPSTEIN); Adam BERCOVITCH, Amanda BERCOVITCH. Special Great-Grandmother of Lucas, and Lindsay THOW and Jaden TUCKER. Sister and sister-in-law of the late Louis LEBNER (Sylvia,) the late Ida MARGOLIS (the late Sam.) Ann will be lovingly remembered by her many nieces, nephews, family and Friends. Funeral service took place on Sunday, June 24 at Paperman and Sons, Montreal. Shiva at her home Sunday and Monday from 2: 00 p.m. Contributions in her memory may be made to Juvenile Diabetes Foundation (514) 755-5537.
"A Woman of Strength".

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GRANGE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-09-25 published
CAMPBELL, Phyllis Audrey (née THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON)
(July 6, 1917-September 23, 2007)
Passed peacefully following a short illness at the Toronto Western Hospital. Audrey was predeceased by her husband, Clarence Elwood (1991,) her parents Roy and Edna THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON, her brother Ken and sister Irma. Loving mother to Linda and her husband Michael CRUICKSHANK, Gaye and her husband Murray FARNCOMBE and Susan and her husband John GRANGE. Cherished grandmother of Lisa (Mike,) Jamie (Katherine,) Graham (Natalie), Matthew, Travis, Kaelen, Tyler, Dylan, Brennan and Ariel and great-grandmother of 8. She was an active participant in and had a great love for the Standardbred Racing Industry throughout her life. She will be remembered for her generosity, quick wit and strong love for her family. Private family funeral followed by a public reception and celebration of Audrey's life at The Oakville Club, 56 Water Street, Oakville, Ontario L6J 4Y3 (905-845-0231) on Friday, September 28th, from 2-5 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Campbell Family Institute at the Princess Margaret Hospital would be greatly appreciated.

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GRANSAULL o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-12-08 published
AUST, Marie Manuelita (née MURRAY)
Marie passed away peacefully on December 6th, 2007, at the age of 92. She had lived with Alzheimer's for some time. She is survived by her loving husband, Edward Girardot AUST and their four children, Jacqueline Louise (William P. SUTTON) of Toronto, Arthur Edward (Claire LAPORTE) of Montreal, Murray Phillip (Maureen McCLINTOCK) of Toronto and William Charles of Stanstead. Marie and Ed had 7 grandchildren, William SUTTON, Tara SUTTON (Faisal KEDAIRY) James SUTTON, Thomas Laporte AUST, Charles Laporte AUST, Charlotte AUST and Edward M. AUST. They had recently become great-grandparents with the birth of Baz KEDAIRY. Marie was born on June 9th, 1915 in Port of Spain, Trinidad. She was the second of five children (all of whom have predeceased her) of Manuelita GRANSAULL and William Arthur MURRAY, the industrialist. After receiving her schooling in London, England, she came to Montreal in her early twenties. Later she met and in 1943, married Ed with whom she shared her life for 64 years. Together, they raised their family of four children in the Town of Mount Royal, where they were active in the community and in the Annunciation of Our Lady Parish. They had spent their latter years in Georgeville, Quebec, on Lake Memphremagog and recently at Place Kensington in Westmount, Quebec. Marie was dedicated to her family, was an amateur artist, an enthusiastic tennis player, a passionate nutritionist, and an ardent student of life. She will be greatly missed by all her loved ones and long remembered for her generous heart, energy and original thinking. The family will hold a private celebration of her life at the Centre funéraire Côte-des-Neiges, on Saturday December 15, 2007 at 11 a.m. Your prayers are appreciated.

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GRANSDEN o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2007-08-28 published
GRANSDEN, Dorothy Harriet (FAWCETT)
Peacefully at Kelso Villa, Owen Sound, on Sunday August 26, 2007. The former Dorothy FAWCETT of Tara, in her 81st year. Beloved wife of the late Jack D. GRANSDEN and loving mother of the late John A. GRANSDEN. Much loved mother of daughters Jill of London, Ontario and Mary Jo of Manchester, United Kingdom. She will be sadly missed by her brother Gordon of Tara and sister-in-law Doreen FAWCETT of Owen Sound. Dorothy was the devoted Grandmother of Scott, Tyson, Meghan and Melissa and will be greatly missed by her nieces, nephews and their families and by her many Friends. Predeceased by her parents George and Annie FAWCETT, sisters Muriel (SCHWANDT,) Amy (TRELFORD) and brothers Elwood, Melville and Lawrence. Friends may call at Paul H. Eagleson Funeral Home in Tara on Thursday August 30 from 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Friday August 31st at 11 a.m. Interment in Hillcrest Cemetery, Tara. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be greatly appreciated. Condolences may be expressed online at www.paulheaglesonfuneralhome.ca

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GRANSDEN o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2007-10-05 published
LAPIERRE, George Thomas
Peacefully, with his family at his side, at Grey Bruce Health Services Owen Sound on Thursday, October 4th, 2007. George LAPIERRE Sr., of Owen Sound, in his 81st year. Loving husband of almost 58 years to the late former Joy CHARLTON (2007.) Cherished father of Fr. George LAPIERRE, CSB, of Sault Ste. Marie; and Laurie (Mrs. Scott HAY,) of Owen Sound. Loving grandfather of Donnie MURRAY and Gregory HAY. Survived by his brother Larry LAPIERRE (Pat,) and his sister Marcella GURNEY, all of Owen Sound. Greatly missed by his brother-in-law Jim CHARLTON (Nicki,) and sisters-in-law Dorothy (Mrs. Ron SCHAMERHORN), and Bonnie (Mrs. Ron PLAYFORD), all of Owen Sound; and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by sisters, Lillian GRANSDEN and Florence LAPIERRE. Friends may call at Saint Mary's Roman Catholic Church, 554 15th Street East, Owen Sound (519) 376-0778, on Tuesday, October 9th from 2: 00 to 4: 00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. A Vigil Service will be conducted Tuesday evening at 8: 30 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Saint Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Owen Sound on Wednesday morning at 10: 30 a.m. Interment in Saint Mary's Cemetery, Owen Sound. As an expression of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or Grey Bruce Regional Health Centre Foundation would be greatly appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to the Thomas C. Whitcroft Funeral Home and Chapel, Sauble Beach (519) 422-0041. In living memory of George, a Pyramidal Oak will be planted in Joy's Rose Garden in the funeral home meadow by the Thomas C. Whitcroft Funeral Home and Chapel. Condolences may be expressed on-line at www.whitcroftfuneralhome.com

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GRANT o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2007-06-30 published
SLATTERY, Alphonsus “Ambrose&rdquo
Of Hanover, passed away at South Bruce Grey Health. Centre, Walkerton on Friday, June 29, 2007. He was 92. Survived by son Patrick SLATTERY of Cambridge, daughter Anne Marie and husband John GRANT of Kitchener, grandchildren Kellie - Anne GRANT, Janice GRANT- HADDOCK and husband Mark, Ken GRANT, great-grandchildren Breanne, Samantha, Joseph, Aaron, Alex and Alexandria. Predeceased by wife Annette (RECORD) SLATTERY, brothers Joseph, Clement, James, John and sister Winnifred. Visitation at Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover, on Monday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. with Vigil Rites at 8: 30 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, July 3, 2007 at 10: 30 a.m. at Holy Family Church, Hanover. Interment in Holy Family Cemetery, Hanover. Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

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GRANT o@ca.on.manitoulin.howland.little_current.manitoulin_expositor 2007-05-23 published
George Leslie TAILOR/TAYLOR
In Loving Memory of George Leslie Taylor, January 16, 1936 - May 14, 2007
who passed away at the Manitoulin Health Centre on Monday, May 14, 2007 at the age of 71.
George worked for Stelco Steel, Hilton Works for 36 years, and retired to the Manitoulin. Beloved husband of 51 years to Helen (née HAIPLIK) of Manitowaning. Loved father of Christine TETRO and husband Paul of Richmond Hill, Pamala GRANT- HENDERSON and husband Scott of Cambridge, Steven TAILOR/TAYLOR of Mindemoya and Gregory TAILOR/TAYLOR of Manitowaning. Special grandpa of Amanda, Melanie, Scotty and great grandpa of Eve and Ethan. Will be always remembered by sister Thelma TAILOR/TAYLOR of Hamilton, brother Fred TAILOR/TAYLOR (predeceased) wife Bev of Smithville, nieces and nephew Jody, Lynn and Eric, and Helen's family Richard and wife Gloria HAIPLIK of Kingston, Nova Scotia, Bill Whitely (wife Lynn predeceased) of Stoneycreek, nieces and nephew Dawn Marie, Ricky, Sara and Laura. Will be missed by his faithful, loyal canine friend Max. Visitation was 2 - 4 and 6 - 8 pm Thursday. Service at 8: 00 pm Thursday, May 16, 2007 at Knox United Church, Manitowaning. Cremation. Arrangements in care of Island Funeral Home.

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GRANT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2007-01-05 published
GRANT, Nancy G.F.
Peacefully on Wednesday, January 3rd, 2007. Nancy G.F. GRANT (FITZELLE) of London in her 75th year. Wife of the late Paul GRANT. Dear mother of Colleen FITZELLE of King City, Richard FITZELLE of London and Nancy FITZELLE of London, Erin SMITH (Rick) of Aylmer and Julie FITZELLE (Rhonda WARDROP) of Toronto. Loving grandmother of 10 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at Saint Anne's Anglican Church, 1344 Commissioners Road West Byron on Saturday January 6, 2007 at 11: 00 a.m. Expression of sympathy and donations (World Vision) would be appreciated and may be made through London Cremation Services (519) 672-0459 or online at www.londoncremation.com

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GRANT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2007-01-08 published
RIORDAN, Elizabeth M. " Betty"
Peacefully at the Kingsway Lodge, Saint Marys on Saturday, January 6, 2007. Elizabeth M. (Betty) RIORDAN age 78 years, formerly of Church Street South, Saint Marys. Beloved wife of the late William R. (Bill) RIORDAN (1995.) Loving mother of Bill and Jane RIORDAN of Saint Marys, Robert RIORDAN of Saint Marys, Debra and Jake HEALY of Wartburg, Janice and Mike ROVERS and Rod and Charlotte RIORDAN all of Saint Marys. Proud and loving grandmother of Mary Jane PALADICHUK and Rob, Bill RIORDAN, Cory RIORDAN, Mike RIORDAN, Elly RIORDAN, Megan TOEWS and Ed, Emily REED, Chad HEALY, Ryan HEALY, Michelle ROVERS, Rebecca ROVERS, Scott RIORDAN and MaryLou RIORDAN and 8 great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Annie GRANT of Stratford and Pat, Helen and Ernest of Dover, England. Predeceased by a daughter Jayne Elizabeth (1952,) a sister Kathleen EELEY and husband Dave and a brother-in-law Mike GRANT. Resting at the L.A. Ball Funeral Chapel, 7 Water Street North, Saint Marys on Monday 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service will be held on Tuesday, January 9, 2007 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Pirie MITCHELL officiating. Cremation to follow. In her memory donations to the Canadian Cancer society or Alzheimer Society would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

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GRANT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2007-01-10 published
COURT, Joan Frances
Age 72 of Devon Street, Stratford passed away on Monday, January 08, 2007. She was born in London, Ontario daughter of the late Frank KENNY and the former Zita CASSIDY. Joan was a member of Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church. Predeceased by her husband Howard William COURT July 25, 1996. Loving mother of Ken COURT and wife Judy, Marie WENDLER and husband Mark, Gerry COURT and friend Bonnie GROVER, Laurie DROST and husband Dennis, John COURT and wife Heather. Dear grandma of Jeff COURT, Steve COURT and friend Stacey PARTRIDGE, Tyler COURT, Jeremy DROST, Eli, Zita and Zoe WENDLER, Melissa and Briann LAVERY. Also survived by her good friend Al GRANT and his family. Sister of Jean ELLIOT/ELLIOTT and husband Leonard. Also her Aunt Agnes FLANAGAN and family and sister-in-law Margaret ROTH and family. Besides her parents and her husband she was predeceased by a son Larry, a granddaughter Brandy, a great-grand_son Adam. There will be no funeral home visitation. The funeral mass will be celebrated at Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church, Stratford on Saturday, January 13 at 11 a.m. Rev. Father Dick BESTER will officiate. Interment will follow at Avondale Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy memorial donations may be made to Cystic Fibrosis through the W.G. Young Funeral Home, 430 Huron Street, Stratford N5A 5T7 519-271-7411.

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GRANT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-01-05 published
SMALLMAN, Lois Adeen (née LLOYD) M.D., (F.R.C.S.C)
On Thursday, December 28, 2006 in Toronto, after a lengthy illness borne with grace and courage. She was the beloved wife of William Wilson SMALLMAN, Q.C. for 46 years. Dearly loved mother of Anne (Timothy GALLAGHER) and Catherine (John GRANT.) Cherished grandmother 'Lolo' of Connor, Claire and Carlyle GALLAGHER and Emma, Nicole and Elizabeth GRANT. She leaves her sisters Mary McCABE (Toronto) and Nora KERR (Sarasota, Florida) and her brother Tracy LLOYD (Beaconsfield, Quebec). A private family committal was held on January 4, 2007 at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Lois was first educated at Hillcrest School and Moulton Ladies College. She graduated from Victoria College in Home Economics and the University of Toronto in Medicine. Under the Addison Memorial Fellowship from Victoria College she spent her last year of medical school at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore. She then continued her education in London, England as an R.S. McLaughlin Travelling Fellow. She visited the eye clinics of Europe before returning to Toronto to begin her practice of ophthalmology. Practicing under her maiden name, Doctor Lois LLOYD was a neuroophthalmologist at the Toronto General Hospital, the Hospital for Sick Children and the Toronto Western Hospital. She was also an associate professor at the University of Toronto Department of Ophthalmology. Lois was a pioneer. She was the first woman to receive an F.R.C.S.(C) in ophthalmology and the first woman to be given an R.S. McLaughlin Travelling Fellowship in surgery. She also had the privilege of being invited to join the American Ophthalmological Society. Lois took great joy in sharing time with her family, playing sports and spending summers in Muskoka. She was a champion golfer, diver and swimmer at U of T. At the age of 15 she won low net at the Ontario Junior Golf Championship. She was also a four-time ladies golf club champion at Muskoka Lakes Golf and Country Club. She constantly contributed to her community. Following her graduation, Lois received the Gold Key from University of Toronto for outstanding contributions to student life. She was Vice-President of the student council and President of the Medical Women's Undergraduate Association. Lois was a true lady. She was softspoken and gentle in nature. She had high standards. Her inner strength and kindness toward others knew no bounds. She will be lovingly remembered by all who knew her. A memorial service will be held at Timothy Eaton Memorial Church, 230 St. Clair Avenue West (2 blocks west of Avenue Road) on Thursday, January 11, 2007 at 11 a.m., followed by a reception at the Church. If desired, in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario (1-888-473-4636), the Parkinson Society of Canada (1-866-264-3345) or the Hospital for Sick Children Foundation (for Ophthalmology) (1-800-661-1083). Arrangements under the direction of the Humphrey Funeral Home - A.W. Miles Chapel, 1403 Bayview Avenue, Toronto.

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GRANT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-01-09 published
SMALLMAN, Lois Adeen (née LLOYD) M.D., (F.R.C.S.C)
On Thursday, December 28, 2006 in Toronto, after a lengthy illness borne with grace and courage. She was the beloved wife of William Wilson SMALLMAN, Q.C. for 46 years. Dearly loved mother of Anne (Timothy GALLAGHER) and Catherine (John GRANT.) Cherished grandmother 'Lolo' of Connor, Claire and Carlyle GALLAGHER and Emma, Nicole and Elizabeth GRANT. She leaves her sisters Mary McCABE (Toronto) and Nora KERR (Sarasota, Florida) and her brother Tracy LLOYD (Beaconsfield, Quebec). A private family committal was held on January 4, 2007 at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Lois was first educated at Hillcrest Public School and Moulton Ladies College. She graduated from Victoria College in Home Economics and the University of Toronto in Medicine. Under the Addison Memorial Fellowship from Victoria College she spent her last year of medical school at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore. She then continued her education in London, England as an R.S. McLaughlin Travelling Fellow. She visited the eye clinics of Europe before returning to Toronto to begin her practice of ophthalmology. Practising under her maiden name, Doctor Lois LLOYD was a neuroophthalmologist at the Toronto General Hospital, the Hospital for Sick Children and the Toronto Western Hospital. She was also an associate professor at the University of Toronto Department of Ophthalmology. Lois was a pioneer. She was the first woman to receive an F.R.C.S.(C) in ophthalmology and the first woman to be given an R.S. McLaughlin Travelling Fellowship in surgery. She also had the privilege of being invited to join the American Ophthalmological Society. Lois took great joy in sharing time with her family, playing sports and spending summers in Muskoka. She was a champion golfer, diver and swimmer at U of T. At the age of 15 she won low net at the Ontario Junior Golf Championship. She was also a four-time ladies golf club champion at Muskoka Lakes Golf and Country Club. She constantly contributed to her community. Following her graduation, Lois received the Gold Key from University of Toronto for outstanding contributions to student life. She was Vice-President of the student council and President of the Medical Women's Undergraduate Association. Lois was a true lady. She was softspoken and gentle in nature. She had high standards. Her inner strength and kindness toward others knew no bounds. She will be lovingly remembered by all who knew her. A memorial service will be held at Timothy Eaton Memorial Church, 230 St. Clair Avenue West (2 blocks west of Avenue Road) on Thursday, January 11, 2007 at 11 a.m., followed by a reception at the Church. If desired, in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario (1-888-473-4636), the Parkinson Society Canada (1-800-565-3000)or the Hospital for Sick Children Foundation (for Ophthalmology) (1-800-661-1083). Arrangements under the direction of the Humphrey Funeral Home - A.W. Miles Chapel, 1403 Bayview Avenue, Toronto.

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GRANT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-05-31 published
McMULKIN, The Venerable John Humphrey (August 18, 1925-May 8, Peacefully, in the presence of his family, at the Georgetown Hospital. John, loving husband of Ruth and devoted father of Charles, Katherine and her husband Daniel GRANT, Stephen, and Hillary and her husband Scott BALL. Doting grandfather of Elizabeth, Colin and James. Faithful brother of Peter and his wife Norma and Jane McMULKIN. Archdeacon McMULKIN ministered with great dedication and kindness as an Anglican priest in the Dioceses of Niagara and Saskatchewan. He served as the dean of the Diocese of Saskatchewan, and contributed to the life of the Canadian Church as the Executive Director of the Anglican Foundation of Canada. John McMULKIN spent his life as a loving servant of God and his family. In that service was his fulfillment and joy. Friends will be received at the J.S. Jones and son Funeral Home, 11582 Trafalgar Rd., north of Maple Ave., Georgetown 905-877-3631 on Sunday May 13th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral and committal service will be held at St. George's Anglican Church (60 Guelph Street, Georgetown) on Monday May 14th, 2007 at 11: 00 a.m. Reception to follow inthe parish hall. Private Internment. Memorial gifts may be made to St. George's Anglican Church or The Anglican Foundation of Canada (80 Hayden Street, Toronto M4Y 3G2).

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GRANT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-06-06 published
GRANT, Doreen Violet (née COWAN) (February 21, 1924-June 3, 2007)
In her 84th year, as a result of a debilitating stroke, Doreen passed away surrounded by her family and under the compassionate care of the staff at Sunnybrook Hospital. Even though she was paralyzed and without speech, Doreen was able to communicate expressions of her love to the members of her family and Friends at her bedside with a smile and a squeeze of the hand. She was predeceased in 1983 by her husband of over 40 years, William (Bill) A. GRANT, an executive of Philips Electronics. She leaves behind her family: daughter Margaret, daughter Karen (Larry JACKSON,) daughter-in-law Carol GRANT and son Hugh (Sheri PURCELL.) She is lovingly remembered by her four grandchildren, Scott (Liz PLATTS), Tracey (Dave PENDER), Joni BRUNTON (Andrew LAMORE), and Kate JACKSON; and one great-grandchild, Jessica MacDONALD and many beloved nieces and nephews. Her two remaining brothers, Bert COWAN (Sue) of Vancouver and George COWAN (Lena) of Port Colborne also mourn her passing. She is predeceased by her siblings: Het NURSE, Boyd COWAN and Mary JOHNSON. Doreen remained vigorous, vibrant and independent until her stroke. She lived in her own home, carefully tended her own gardens and played bridge with a number of groups. 'Granny' was a welcome and active participant in the lives of her children and their families. The day of the stroke she was taking pleasure in the warm spring sun from her seat on the front porch swing of her home. Through her life Doreen was an active force in everything in which she became involved. Through the fifties and sixties, summers at the 'Lake of Two Rivers' cottage meant all the Algonquin Park staff knew her by name. She was also active in the Progressive Conservative Party at both the federal and provincial levels, participating in many election and leadership campaigns. Following cremation, a visitation will be held at the Pine Hills Visitation, Chapel and Reception Centre, 625 Birchmount Road, Toronto (416-267-8229) on Sunday, June 10, 2007 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Memorial Celebration of her life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation or Sunnybrook Health Science Centre.

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GRANT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-08-01 published
GRANT, Ian Kirkwood, B.Sc. (Toronto,) B.Ed. (Brock)
Ian died on August 1, 1994, aged 27. He is especially remembered on this day with love by his parents, Lilian and John, and his sisters Susan and Margaret.

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GRANT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-08-11 published
KEATLEY, Philip
Died unexpectedly in Vancouver on August 6th, 2007. He was born in Vancouver on August 29th, 1929 and grew up in North Vancouver. He is survived by his beloved wife of fifty-four years Elizabeth (née GRANT) and his three children, Anne MURDOCH (Brent,) Christopher KEATLEY (Tracey,) Julia KEATLEY (Guy) and five grandchildren Chris, Kate, Jenny, William and Sarah. Philip graduated from North Vancouver High School in 1947 and then he attended U.B.C. where he became actively involved in the Players Club and began his lifelong passion for the arts. After graduating he and Elizabeth moved to London, England so that he could pursue an acting career on the stage. In 1956, he was called back to Canada to begin a thirty-four year career directing and producing television for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Philip was instrumental in developing the talent base of the British Columbia film industry. He had an extraordinary generosity of spirit and was a mentor to many of the people he worked with. Specializing in drama, Philip created and developed ten separate television series. Significant among them are 'Cariboo Country', 'The Beachcombers' and 'Cold Squad'. He was throughout his career a spokesman for the regional voice in the arts in Canada. Not just for the British Columbia voice but for all the regional colours and accents that distinguish this country. But above all, Philip had a deep commitment to his family, extended family and many close Friends. He was a devoted and loving husband, father and friend to many. He will be deeply missed. A memorial service will be held on Friday, September 14th, 2007 at 3: 00 p.m. at the Unitarian Church at 949 West 49th Avenue in Vancouver. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Performing Arts Lodge at www.palvancouver.com in memory of Philip KEATLEY.

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GRANT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-09-13 published
WALKER, Mary Jane "M.J." (née CORBET)
(January 7, 1939-September 9, 2007)
Passed away peacefully in the QE II Health Science Centre, Halifax. Born in Toronto on January 7, 1939, she was a daughter of Richard and Mildred CORBET. Sadly missed by daughter, Heather MacIVOR son-in-law, Kendal McKINNEY, Windsor, Ontario; husband, David WALKER, Halifax; sister, Ann GRANT, Toronto; niece, Linda CABRAL, Kettleby, Ontario; nephews, Stephen QUARTZ, Malibu, California David QUARTZ, Chiang Mai, Thailand. M.J. loved life in Nova Scotia and was a prominent patron of the Halifax arts community for almost forty years. She was a dedicated volunteer for the Junior League of Halifax, Neptune Theatre, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Dandie Dinmont Terrier Club of Canada, and many others. M.J.'s many Friends will miss her sparkling wit and her sense of style. Her curiosity and love of travel took her all over the world, from photographic safaris in East and South Africa to the Yangtze River Valley in China. She was an avid card player and reader of Canadian literature. Donations in memory of M.J. may be made to the Neptune Theatre Foundation. In accordance with her wishes, no funeral service will be held. Arrangements are entrusted to J.A. Snow Funeral Home. E-mail condolences may be made to: condolences.snow@ca.ns.aliantzinc.ca

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GRANT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-09-19 published
DINSMORE, Joan Gwendolyn (née GRANT)
It is with heavy hearts that Joan's daughters, Kimberley (Andrew BUNTAIN, Oakville) and Lara (Bradley MORRIS, Markham); announce the death of their mother following a brave and lengthy battle with cancer on September 17th, 2007. Mom was predeceased by Dad, William Beverley HAZEN, in 2004, also after a quietly courageous struggle with cancer. Mom is survived and will be remembered by her two granddaughters, Hannah and Erica, her brothers: Ian, Ken and Barry and their families in the Maritimes, as well as a wide circle of loving family and Friends. We would like to thank the compassionate nursing staff at Markham Stouffville Hospital, who cared for Mom in her last months. At Mom's request, a private family service and interment of her ashes will take place next summer overlooking her grandparents' home along the Northumberland Strait in her home town of Merigomish, Nova Scotia. To show our appreciation to family and Friends for their never-ending support to our family over the past five years, Kim and Lara will be hosting a reception in Oakville in their parents' honour. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation are appreciated and condolences can be sent to joan.dinsmore@wardfh.com
Arrangements under the care and direction of the Ward Funeral Home, 109 Reynolds Street, Oakville, Ontario, 905-844-3221.

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GRANT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-09-26 published
GRANT, Marian Louise (1953-2007)
Died courageously on Monday, September 24th, 2007 amidst family and Friends. Beloved soul-mate of Pierre QUESNEL. Devoted daughter of William A. GRANT, Q.C., the late Denyse Morin GRANT and step-daughter of Nancy Hughson GRANT. Cherished sister of Susan (Robert BERGER) and Philip. Loving auntie Mian of Jessica, Katharine, Jonathan, Philippe-William and Nicholas. Daughter-in-law of Marcel and Thérèse QUESNEL. Sister-in-law of Jocelyne and Doctor Joseph LOUTFI. Aunt of Sacha (Marie-Claude), Maxime and Patrick and great-aunt of Nayla. She will be greatly missed by her extended family and Friends. Funeral services will be held at the Mount-Royal Funeral Complex (514-279-6540), on Friday, September 28th, at 11: 00 a.m. Family will be receiving at 10: 30 a.m. Reception to follow at The Hillside Tennis Club, 4818 Ch. Cote-des-Neiges. The family wishes to express their gratitude to Doctor David Small, Tracy and the oncology team as well as Doctor Harvey Chang. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made under the Marian Grant Memorial Fund (Pulmonary Oncology) c/o Jewish General Hospital at 514-340-8251.

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GRANT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-10-11 published
RILEY, Helena Day " Polly" (née HARRIS) (1923-2007)
Polly died peacefully at Grace Hospice on Tuesday, October 9, 2007 after a heroic struggle with pulmonary disease. Polly is survived by her devoted husband of 62 years Derek; three children and their families: Jeannie, her husband Rod SENFT, their children Riley, Derek and Lauren; Derek, his wife Anne POULSON, their children Andrew and Kate; Leslie, her husband Buzz GRANT and their children Jean, Tom, Ian, and Christopher. She was predeceased by her daughter Debby, her parents Alan and Helena HARRIS, sisters Nancy and Janet, and her brother Tom. Polly was born in Buffalo, New York on December 8, 1923 and moved to Winnipeg with her parents in 1938. She attended Riverbend School and the University of Manitoba, graduating with an Interior Decorating Diploma from the School of Architecture in 1944. Her great beauty, athleticism and endearing personality made her one of the most popular girls on campus. She was chosen Winter Carnival Queen in 1942, and was at one time University of Manitoba Ladies Tennis Champion and Ladies Golf Champion. Polly and Derek were married during World War 2 while he was home on leave from the Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm and she provided financial support to him during the early years following the war by obtaining outside employment while he was studying to become a Chartered Accountant. Polly devoted her life to her family, her Friends, and her community. Her volunteer involvement included the Junior League of Winnipeg, the White Cross Guild of the Winnipeg General Hospital, Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, and she was always a willing canvasser for a host of deserving charitable institutions. Her family was her pride and joy. Many happy summers were spent at Lake of the Woods from the time her children were babies until adulthood, and many a ski trip was taken in the family station wagon to the Canadian Rockies and to Colorado. Polly loved the world of sport, particularly golf, badminton, and tennis. She was a member of the St. Charles Country Club, Winnipeg Winter Club and Kinsman Re-Fit Centre. In more recent years she has been immensely proud of her nine grandchildren - all of them bright, healthy, and handsome, and they in turn have been as devoted to their 'Gammie' as she has been to them. A great lady of the highest moral character with a very positive outlook, a keen sense of humor, and an unfailing concern for needs and feelings of others, 'Miss Polly' will be fondly remembered and sorely missed by all who knew and loved her. Cremation has taken place and a Celebration of her life will be held at St. George's Anglican Church (Crescentwood), 168 Wilton Street, on Saturday, October 13, 2007 at 2: 00 p.m. Flowers are greatly declined. If Friends so wish donations in Polly's memory may be made to the St. George's Anglican Church Memorial Fund, 168 Wilton Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3M 3C3, or to a charity of their choice. Thomson Funeral Home 669 Broadway 783-7211 www.thomsonfuneralhome.com Life stories may be shared with Friends and family across the globe at www.mem.com

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GRANT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-11-03 published
GRANT, Daphne Robinson
Born 1925, raised on Burton Road in Forest Hill, with parents who divided their time between Toronto, New York, a cottage at Combewood, near Barrie, and a growing family of which she was the youngest. After finishing the Bishop Strachan School, she served in the Wrens as a Morse code operator in World War 2, worked briefly in fashion, and went on to marry John GRANT, an ex-navy lieutenant and young auto parts businessman. She traded Anglicanism for the life of a Catholic, and soon became the mother of four children in under four years, with another three to follow. Seven children created an extended family, filled with sadness today in her absence. In later years, she distinguished herself as a champion bridge player, an avid golfer, and a woman of great social gifts. She died one year ago, November 3rd, 2006, unexpectedly, of complications from surgery. Eighty-one years was not enough for those who knew her, love her still, and remember her on this day with heavy hearts, and gladness.

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GRANT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-11-03 published
Man acquitted in notorious shooting found slain
Former Toronto resident tried in Just Desserts case was deported to Jamaica in 2002
By Unnati GANDHI, Page A18
The man who was acquitted in the notorious Just Desserts shooting, but later deported, has been shot dead in Jamaica.
O'Neil GRANT was found with several gunshot wounds to his body late Monday night at a busy downtown bus terminal in west Kingston. Police say the 35-year-old was hunted down in the crowd.
"He was approached by a lone gunman on foot, who opened fire, hitting him," Leslie Green, Jamaica's assistant commissioner of police for serious and organized crime, told The Globe and Mail. "… From the investigation to date, the officers believe this may have been a reprisal, that he may have shot somebody locally some time ago."
Mr. GRANT was taken to Kingston Public Hospital shortly before midnight, where he was pronounced dead.
His death marks the final chapter of a life that, in the eyes of his family and Friends, has been hounded by tragedy and misfortune.
In April of 1994, Mr. GRANT was charged with manslaughter and robbery in the shooting death of Georgina (ViVi) LEIMONIS, who was having coffee with a friend at the Just Desserts café on Davenport Road.
After 5½ years in the Don Jail, he was acquitted of all charges by a jury in 1999.
Lawrence BROWN was found guilty of first-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison in Ms. LEIMONIS's death, and Gary FRANCIS received a 15-year sentence for manslaughter and robbery convictions.
But the publicity surrounding the shooting and Mr. GRANT's treatment in jail resounded for years afterward, and highlighted racial divisions in Toronto and concerns about immigration policy.
In a separate ruling handed down in November, 1998, Mr. Justice Brian TRAFFORD of Ontario Superior Court wrote that Mr. GRANT was unfairly treated during his time at the Don Jail, including the use of waist restraints connected to his handcuffs.
"The use of restraints… was the result, in part, of cultural insensitivity towards black people," he wrote.
And while Mr. GRANT had not been convicted of a crime since 1992, or been charged with any offences since his release from jail, the father of three was ultimately deported to his native Jamaica in 2002, from where he had come to Canada at the age of 11.
An immigration board said he had violated the terms of a stay of an earlier deportation order, one of which was failing to notify authorities of his change in address when he was being held at the Don Jail.
Heather McARTHUR, one of Mr. GRANT's lawyers, said she has kept in touch with Mr. GRANT's common-law wife, his mother and his siblings, all of whom still live in Canada. His two daughters, 7 and 18, and son, 14, learned of his death two days ago.
"They're devastated," Ms. McArthur said.
She said there is no way Mr. GRANT, who had been having a hard time adjusting to life in Jamaica where deportees are treated roughly, was involved in any criminal activity in the Caribbean country. She added he never should have been deported from Canada in the first place.
"He was an innocent man. He didn't do it. But still, he stayed in jail for over 5½ years… and despite that, they sent him down to a country where he knew nobody, he had no money, they just put him on a plane," she said. "And now, he's dead."

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GRANT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-11-05 published
EGAN, Wm. Dwight
Peacefully, at his home, Portland, Oregon on Tuesday, October 16, 2007, Wm. Dwight EGAN, in his 59th year, beloved husband of Joanne GRANT. Dear father of Laura and Miquel MANRIQUES, Capitola, California and grandfather of Victoria (Tia) MANRIQUES. Dear step-father of Charles (Chuck) and Nancy ADAM/ADAMS, Brian ADAM/ADAMS, Richard and Michelle ADAM/ADAMS. Dear grandfather of Tammi and Tim GAEA, Charles (Chuck) and Mindy ADAM/ADAMS, Katie ADAM/ADAMS and Kylee Marie ADAM/ADAMS. Cherished great-grandfather of Sean, Ryan and Evan GAEA. Loving son of the late William and Frances EGAN, Bolton. Dear brother of Lois and Thomas HEPPELL, Victoria, British Columbia; Paul and Lynne EGAN, Bolton; Deborah and Hal BROOK, Orangeville. Fondly remembered by his nieces and nephews. The family will receive their Friends at the Egan Funeral Home, 203 Queen Street S. (Hwy. 50), Bolton (905-857-2213) Wednesday, November 7 from one o'clock until time of memorial service in the chapel at 2 o'clock. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Condolences for the family may be offered at www.eganfuneralhome.com

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GRANT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-11-13 published
PATCH, Bryon Michael
Bryon Michael PATCH, peacefully at University Hospital, London on Sunday, November 11, 2007 in his 73rd year. Beloved husband of Gillian. Loving father of Andrew and his wife Anna, David and his wife Wendy, Robert and his wife Trudy, all of London. Dear Grandpa of Michael, Ryan, Natasha, Alan, Victoria and Jessica. Brother of Jacqueline and her husband David, Barrie and his wife Liz, all of England and the late Bobby. Brother-in-law of Valerie and Brian WILLIAMS of London. Bryon was an avid hunter, fisherman and artist. Friends may call on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the James A. Harris Funeral Home, 220 Saint_James Street at Richmond, London, where the funeral service will be conducted on Saturday, November 17 at 2: 00 p.m. by Archdeacon D. Ian GRANT. Memorial contributions to the Canadian Cancer Society would be gratefully acknowledged. (www.HarrisFuneralHome.ca)

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GRANT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-11-13 published
SHORT, Alan Francis Douglas, P.Eng.
Graduate in Chemical Engineering, University of Alberta (1941), retired from Gulf Canada Resources in Calgary and Toronto. Born in Coleman, Alberta, November 27, 1917. Suddenly on Friday, November 9, 2007 at the Oakville-Trafalgar Memorial Hospital in his 90th year, Alan, beloved husband of Dorothy for 65 years. Loved father of Judith BUTLER (Switzerland), Alan James (Vancouver Island), Mary (Stephen OLD, Ottawa) and the late Roger (Donna, Calgary.) Devoted grandfather of Jason, Eilis, Liam, Sarah, Jamie and Aran Short; Kaitlin Butler REES; Aislinn and Rebecca OLD. Great-grandfather of Vimy GRANT and Mya and Lana CARDINAL. Much loved brother of Frances DUNBAR (Calgary) and dear friend of former son-in-law John BUTLER (St. Catharines.) Since moving from Calgary in 1965, Alan was a proud resident of Old Oakville and was the first president of the Oakville Lakeside Residents' Association. He was an active member of Saint_Jude's Anglican Church in Oakville. His gentle wisdom and kindness will be sadly missed by all who knew him. Funeral service will be held on November 14, 2007, at 2: 00 p.m. at Saint_Jude's Church, 160 William Street, Oakville, Ontario L6J 1C5, followed by interment in Saint_Jude's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Saint_Jude's Church Memorial Fund would be appreciated. Condolences may be made through www.koprivataylor.com

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GRANT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-12-31 published
GRANT, Stuart Turner (1922-2007)
Passed away peacefully at Grand River Hospital, Kitchener, on December 29, 2007 at the age of 85. Pre-deceased by his darling wife Shirley in 2004. Lovingly mourned by sons Robert and Brenda of Waterloo, William and Patti of Vancouver and daughter Jennifer and Jack BAER of Houston, Texas. Also mourned by grand_sons Trevor and Sarah of Waterloo, Andrew and Christina of Squamish, Robert of Vancouver and granddaughter Alison and Andrew PHILLIPS of Ottawa. Stuart was born in Toronto where he received his early schooling. He later graduated from Carleton University, Ottawa with a diploma in Public Administration and did postgraduate work at the University of London in Air Law. As a wartime pilot, Stuart completed a tour of operations with 519 Squadron Royal Air Force coastal command in the Norwegian Sea between Norway, Iceland, Scotland and Spitzbergen. For a period after World War 2, he was an airline pilot in the United States and in the late forties joined the Department of Transport as an Air Regulations Inspector in the Toronto Region. In 1950, he went to Ottawa where he served in numerous administrative and operational posts. He has investigated numerous aircraft accidents including a fatal crash of a large jet aircraft near Montreal in 1963. Over a number of years he was responsible for planning the continuing use of Canadian Civil Aviation resources in time of war or North Atlantic Treaty Organization emergency. For several years he served as Civil Air Atttache with the Canadian High Commission in London. He returned to Ottawa in 1970 to become Executive Assistant to the Deputy Minister of Transport. In 1973, Stuart became Director, Civil Aviation Security, where he developed and coordinated with airports and airlines the early elements of the Canadian Civil Aviation Security Program. Between 1977 and 1980 he served as Canada's Permanent Representative on the Council of International Civil Aviation Organization in Montreal whose principal function is to ensure the safe and orderly growth of International Civil Aviation throughout the world. In 1980 he left the Federal Government after 36½ years and joined the Air Transport Association of Canada as Vice-President until his retirement there in 1989 where he took on the post of Executive Director of the Northern Air Transport Association with its headquarters in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. He retired from Northern Air Transport Association at the end of 1995. In 1952 he became a member of the Gyro Club of Ottawa and served as its President in 1964. He has been a member of the K-W Gyro Club as well as the K-W Senior Gyro Club for a number of years. With his wife Shirley, they moved to Waterloo in 1991 and enjoyed many benefits of this great community. Friends are invited to share their memories of Stuart with his family at the Erb and Good Family Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo on Wednesday, January 2, 2008 from 2-4 and 7-9. The service to celebrate Stuart's life will be held at First United Church, Waterloo (King and William) on Thursday, January 3, 2008 at 11: 00 a.m. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family and can be arranged through the funeral home - 519-745-8445 or www.erbgood.com In living memory of Stuart, a tree will be planted through the Trees for Learning Program by the funeral home.

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GRANT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2007-01-13 published
Bidding farewell to a kind soul
Family chose simple, unadorned casket, befitting the humble nature of officer who helped so many
By Christian COTRONEO, staff reporter with files from Joanna SMITH, Page B3
The casket Anil AHLOWALIA chose for his younger brother Davis was oak, without stain or ornament.
It was much like one the brothers had seen on television more than a year ago for the burial of Pope John Paul II.
"We saw this simple casket and we said, 'That's the way people should be buried -- humbleness, right to the hour of death and beyond,'" Anil recalled.
So when the AHLOWALIA family had to choose a casket for Davis, they looked past the ornate, expensive models.
"We saw one that was just oak," Anil said. "No stain. No glamour. It was made for Davis."
Only it was made too early.
Davis AHLOWALIA was killed on January 6, 2007, when an oncoming van unaccountably swerved into his lane on Major Mackenzie Doctor in Vaughan. The 28-year-old York Regional Police officer was off duty at the time.
In all, the fiery crash claimed four victims. The driver of the van, Waleed SHAUKAT, 17, and 19-year-old passenger Sulman YUSAF died on the scene.
The driver's mother, Mansoora SHAUKAT, said yesterday in a telephone interview that she was sorry to learn her son's other close friend, Muhammed MATTU, had succumbed to his injuries Thursday night after spending the week in hospital in critical condition.
"A very cute boy, Muhammed," she said.
She remembers the 17-year-old, whose family she said lives in the Peace Village neighbourhood of Maple, Ontario, often coming home with her son to watch movies or eat pizza in the basement.
"They were very close Friends, all three -- Muhammed, Sulman and Waleed."
Yesterday 1,000 mourners -- more than the church could bear -- attended the funeral for the fallen officer.
For a few frozen moments, traffic along a bustling four-block stretch of Yonge St. in Richmond Hill was hushed. Police officers held cars at bay. The soft strains of a devotional hymn floated outside Saint Mary Immaculate Roman Catholic Church.
Scores more officers -- Royal Canadian Mounted Police in scarlet and polished leather riding boots, York Regional Police in red-brimmed caps and Ontario Provincial Police officers in full regalia -- lined the church steps outside. When the oak casket emerged, they held a long salute, bidding a final farewell to one of their own.
"Although he only served for a short time, he made an incredible impact on our community," said York Regional Police Chief Armand LA BARGE after the service. "Every human contact, every radio call, every interaction that he had, he brought his Christian values to the forefront and helped people."
A fervent Christian, AHLOWALIA travelled to impoverished regions of the world whenever he could, persuading his fellow officers to lend a hand to an orphanage in Jamaica, and helping the poor in Calcutta, India.
Parents and older brothers joined a grim procession of family, following the casket down the church steps. "Today, I had the difficult task of burying my brother," said Anil AHLOWALIA, his voice breaking, as he spoke after the funeral. "It's one of the hardest things I've ever had to do in my life."
Chris GRANT, who attended Saint Michael's College School with AHLOWALIA, joined about 100 former schoolmates and teachers at the service, many wearing their school ties in memory of the departed.
"I mostly remember him walking around on game days, wearing his football jersey," GRANT said. "He was very proud to be on the team."
GRANT recalled his schoolmate wanted to be a priest -- "but decided to serve his community in a different way."
That desire led AHLOWALIA to police college, where he met Ryan STEVENSON, also training to be an officer.
"He would always take time out of his day to stop and say hello, ask how you are and how your family is," said STEVENSON, now a special constable with York Regional Police.
Even then, it was obvious that AHLOWALIA's ambitions went beyond the badge. "He used policing as a springboard into what he did in the community," said STEVENSON.
Indeed, during the hiring process, AHLOWALIA was asked why he wanted to become a police officer -- and, according to Chief LA BARGE, he answered, "to help people in the most need."

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