GRANTHAM o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-08-20 published
CAMPBELL, Ambassador (Retired) Ross, D.S.C., O.C.
(November 4, 1918-August 15, 2007)
Born in Toronto to William Marshall and Helen Isobel CAMPBELL, brother to Helen and Keith, Ross CAMPBELL graduated from the Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, in 1940 with the degree of Bachelor of Arts. During World War 2, he served from 1940 to 1945 in the Royal Canadian Navy on loan to the Royal Navy, and was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross by King George VI in 1944 for actions in Motor Torpedo Boats. At the end of the war, Lieut. Commander CAMPBELL married Pippa GRANTHAM- HILL in Beccles, Suffolk, in England. They had two children, Hugh Ross and Timothy Keith. Together they enjoyed many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Ross joined the External Affairs Department in 1945 serving first in diplomatic posts in Norway, Denmark and Turkey. At home, he held a series of senior positions in Ottawa including head of the Middle East Division, Special Assistant to the Minister and Assistant Under Secretary of State for External Affairs responsible for international security affairs (North Atlantic Treaty Organization; North American Air Defence Command United Nations; peacekeeping). In later appointments, he was Canada's Ambassador to Yugoslavia, Algeria, North Atlantic Treaty Organization (Paris and Brussels), Korea and Japan. At North Atlantic Treaty Organization he was Canada's representative on the Nuclear Planning Group. He was a frequent lecturer on strategic studies at the National Defence College, Kingston, the Canadian Forces Staff College, Toronto; and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Defence College in Rome. Following a distinguished 30 year diplomatic career, Mr. CAMPBELL became Chairman of Atomic Energy of Canada Limited from 1975-80 during which period he played a major role in nuclear power contracts with Korea, Argentina, Romania, Japan, Italy and Mexico. He is a past Director of the Canadian Nuclear Association, a former member of the Advisory Committee to the Minister of Industry Trade and Commerce and a founding member of the Canadian Businessmen's Association in Japan. After leaving Atomic Energy of Canada Limited, Mr. CAMPBELL was engaged as an advisor to business and industrial clients both at home and abroad. He was a founder and partner of InterCon Consultants from 1983 to 2007. Ross also enjoyed memberships in the Naval Officers Association of Canada, the Canadian Defence Preparedness Association, the Canada-Japan Society and the Canada Korea Society and was a Life Member of the Rideau Club in Ottawa. In 2003, he was inducted into the Canadian Veterans Hall of Honour. On May 4, 2007 Ross was invested as an Officer of the Order of Canada. Funeral to take place on Thursday, August 23, 2007 at 2: 00 p.m. at the Anglican Church 101 Symmes Road in Aylmer, Quebec. (corner of Frank-Robinson) In lieu of flowers, donations to the Perley Rideau Veterans Foundation at 1750 Russell Road, Ottawa, Ontario K1G 5Z6 appreciated. Funeral entrusted to: 819-684-1155 funeraireb@videotron.ca

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GRANVILLE o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2007-10-31 published
WYONCH, Eva Delena (formerly WILSON, née GRANVILLE)
Of Tobermory peacefully with her family at her side at Grey Bruce Health Services Lion's head on Monday, October 29th, 2007. The former Eva Delena GRANVILLE in her 92nd year. Loving wife of the late Dan WYONCH (2001) and Pat WILSON (1944.) Devoted mother of Goldie and her husband Clayton MIELHAUSEN, of R.R.#2 Lion's Head; Patsy and her husband Dale McARTHUR, of Port Elgin; Romayne WILSON and his wife Marie, of Tobermory; and Gail and her husband Barry THORN, of Hope Bay. Eva will be forever remembered by her 14 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. Sadly missed by her daughter-in-law Laverne WILSON, of Port Dover; and her many nieces, nephews and Friends. Predeceased by son John (1955) 4 brothers; 2 sisters; and her parents Joseph and Lydia. Family will gather for a private family service at the Thomas C. Whitcroft Funeral Home and Chapel, Sauble Beach (519) 422-0041 on Thursday, November 1, 2007. Family invite Friends to join with them at Dunk's Bay Cemetery, Tobermory for a graveside service on Thursday afternoon at 1: 30 p.m. Following interment, there will be a reception at the Royal Canadian Legion Hall (7437 Hwy. 6 Tobermory). As your expression of sympathy, donations to the Tobermory Health Clinic Auxiliary, or the charity of your choice would be appreciated and may be made through the funeral home. In living memory of Eva a Maple tree will be planted 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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GRAPER o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2007-10-31 published
GRAPER, William F.
Peacefully at Hannah Walker Place, Owen Sound on Sunday, October 28, 2007. Bill was born and raised in Chesley. He worked in Oshawa and Windsor. He split his time in his retirement between Sarasota, Florida and his cottage on Chandos Lake in Peterborough. He moved to Owen Sound in 2006. Beloved husband of the late Beatrice. Dear father of Doctor Peter (Rhonda) GRAPER of Sarasota, Florida, Robert (Diane) GRAPER of Tecumseh and Sue GRAPER (companion Gary BRUBACHER) of Owen Sound. Also survived by eleven grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and his brother Fred GRAPER of Alliston. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at Zion Amabel United Church, Sauble Beach on Saturday, November 10, 2007 at 1 p.m. Lunch to follow. Interment in Zion Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Grey Bruce Cremation and Burial Services 519-371-8507.

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GRAY/GREY o@ca.on.grey_county.artemesia.flesherton.the_flesherton_advance 2007-09-19 published
QUARRIER, Lucy Viola (née ROBBINS)
Graduated to her heavenly home at Grey Gables, Markdale on Tuesday, September 11, 2007. Lucy Viola (ROBBINS) QUARRIER, formerly of Mount Forest, in her 93rd year. Loved mother of Betty KEATING (Garry) of R.R.#4 Orangeville Diane McDONALD (Dave) of R.R.#1 Formosa and Peter QUARRIER (Pam) of Calgary. Loving grandmother of Becki and Ashlee QUARRIER. Dear sister of Mitch ROBBINS (Evelyn) of Hanover. Sister-in-law of Jean ROBBINS of Owen Sound. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Peter and Sarah ROBBINS and sisters and brothers Evelyn (Bill) MAY, Vera (Earl) GRAY/GREY, Mel (Gladys) ROBBINS, Norm (Gladys) ROBBINS, Doris (Andris) ECKHARDT, Ross (June) ROBBINS, Elmer Peter (Audrey) ROBBINS and Don ROBBINS. Dearly loved by former students, Friends and caregivers. Friends called at the Hendrick Funeral Home, Mount Forest on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Celebration of Lucy's Life was held at the Hendrick Funeral Home on Saturday, September 15 at 3 p.m. Interment at Maplewood Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Alzheimer's Society or the charity of one's choice would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be made at www.hendrickfuneralhome.com.
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GRAY/GREY o@ca.on.grey_county.hanover.the_post 2007-11-09 published
GRAY/GREY, David
David GRAY/GREY, of Hanover, passed away at Hanover and District Hospital on Friday, November 2, 2007. He was 58.
Born in Guelph, son of the late Reginald Archibald and Dorothy Jean (née BROWN) GRAY/GREY.
Survived by his wife June (née McCROSSAN) GRAY/GREY, children Helen (Dave) HOLT of R.R.#3 Chesley, Christine GRAY/GREY (Mike HILL) of R.R.#3 Paisley, Dave Jr. (Christine) GRAY/GREY of Hanover, adoptive son and daughter Robert and Tanna ALBERT of Hanover, grandchildren Katie, Andrea, Ronald, Dylan, Darren, Michael, Jonathan, Christina, Jennifer, Devin, Alexandrea, Mackenzie and Robyn and Granny McCROSSAN. Also survived by brothers Ken "Chiefy" GRAY/GREY, Bill (Colleen) GRAY/GREY, Reg "Beaner" GRAY/GREY, John "Chopper" (Fran) GRAY/GREY, Don BROWN, sisters Pat (Bill) McINTOSH, Sophia GRAY/GREY (Jeff), Nancy GOWING, Betty GRAY/GREY, Aunt Theresa and 18 nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his brother David GRAY/GREY and Cynthia HUMMERSTONE.
Visitation was held at Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover on Monday from 10 a.m. until time of the Funeral Service at 12 noon. Interment in Hanover Cemetery.
Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Children's Wish Foundation were appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

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GRAY/GREY o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2007-05-30 published
KING, Muriel Elizabeth (née GRAY/GREY)
Peacefully, surrounded by her family at Grey Bruce Health Services, Owen Sound on Monday, May 28, 2007. Muriel KING (née GRAY/GREY) of Owen Sound in her 86th year. Beloved wife of the late Roy KING. Dear mother of Doug and his wife Donna of Kilsyth. Sadly missed by five grandchildren Troy and his wife Irma, Tracy and her partner Stacey HEMSTOCK, Trevor, Shelly and Jason and his wife Mandy and ten great-grandchildren Matthew, Ashley, Tiesha, Kelly, Christopher, James, Julia, Alex, Jayden and Mackenzie. Predeceased by two sons Robert and an infant son Terry, her brother Calvin GRAY/GREY and her sister Evelyn MILLMAN. Friends are invited to the Tannahill Funeral Home 519-376-3710 for visiting on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be conducted in the chapel on Friday morning at 11 o'clock with Rev. Kristal McGEE officiating. Interment, Greenwood Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Kidney Foundation or the charity of your choice would be appreciated.

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GRAY/GREY o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2007-09-13 published
QUARRIER, Lucy Viola (née ROBBINS)
Graduated to her heavenly home at Grey Gables, Markdale on Tuesday September 11, 2007. Lucy Viola (ROBBINS) QUARRIER, formerly of Mount Forest in her 93rd year. Loved mother of Betty KEATING (Garry) of R.R.#4, Orangeville, Diane McDONALD (Dave) of R.R.#1, Formosa and Peter QUARRIER (Pam) of Calgary. Loving grandmother of Becki and Ashlee QUARRIER. Dear sister of Mitch ROBBINS (Evelyn) of Hanover. Sister-in-law of Jean ROBBINS of Owen Sound. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Peter and Sarah ROBBINS and sisters and brothers Evelyn (Bill) MAR, Vera (Earl) GRAY/GREY, Mel (Gladys) ROBBINS, Norm (Gladys) ROBBINS, Ross (June) ROBBINS, Elmer Peter (Audrey) ROBBINS and Don ROBBINS. Dearly loved by former students, Friends and caregivers. Friends may call at the Hendrick Funeral Home, Mount Forest on Friday from 2: 00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. A Celebration of Lucy's life will be held at the Hendrick Funeral Home on Saturday September 15th at 3: 30 p.m. Interment at Maplewood Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Alzheimer's Society or the charity of one's choice would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be made at www.hendrickfuneralhome.com

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GRAY/GREY o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2007-09-15 published
QUARRIER, Lucy Viola (née ROBBINS)
Graduated to her heavenly home at Grey Gables, Markdale on Tuesday September 11, 2007. Lucy Viola (ROBBINS) QUARRIER, formerly of Mount Forest in her 93rd year. Loved mother of Betty KEATING (Garry) of R.R.#4, Orangeville, Diane McDONALD (Dave) of R.R.#1, Formosa and Peter QUARRIER (Pam) of Calgary. Loving grandmother of Becki and Ashlee QUARRIER. Dear sister of Mitch ROBBINS (Evelyn) of Hanover. Sister-in-law of Jean ROBBINS of Owen Sound. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Peter and Sarah ROBBINS and sisters and brothers Evelyn (Bill) MAR, Vera (Earl) GRAY/GREY, Mel (Gladys) ROBBINS, Norm (Gladys) ROBBINS, Ross (June) ROBBINS, Elmer Peter (Audrey) ROBBINS and Don ROBBINS. Dearly loved by former students, Friends and caregivers. Friends may call at the Hendrick Funeral Home, Mount Forest on Friday from 2: 00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. A Celebration of Lucy's life will be held at the Hendrick Funeral Home on Saturday September 15th at 3: 00 p.m. (Correction To Service Time) Interment at Maplewood Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Alzheimer's Society or the charity of one's choice would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be made at www.hendrickfuneralhome.com

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GRAY/GREY o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2007-01-11 published
CERCONE, Amelia (DISALLE) (24 June 1928-9 January 2007)
Beloved wife of the late Francesco CERCONE (both from Pacentro, Italy), passed away peacefully at Mount Hope Centre for Long Term Care (Marian Villa). She will be sadly missed by her son, Philip and her daughter-in-law, Colleen GRAY/GREY- CERCONE and her grandchildren Daniel and Jonathan. She will also be sadly missed by her other son Marcel and her two grandchildren Michelle and Michael and their mother Cheryl CERCONE. Also left to mourn her passing are her brothers, Attilio and Albert DISALLE, their wives, Lillian and Kathy, her brother-in-law Julio CERCONE and his wife Josephine, her sister-in-law, Dora PISCOPO and her husband, Frank PISCOPO, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and aunts. She was also predeceased by her brother Aldo DISALLE and her brother-in-law, Olivio CERCONE. Throughout Amelia's illness many loyal Friends and relatives were a constant source of support and companionship for this sweet and giving person. Her case manager, Chris BORDENE, her physician, Doctor Marie BOLDT, her Victorian Order of Nurses nurse, Carol WATSON, and numerous Victorian Order of Nurses nurses and support workers, as well as personnel at the London Health Science Centre's Cancer Clinic and Palliative Care, all attended to her needs with great compassion and respect. Visitation will be held at John T. Donohue Funeral Home, 362 Waterloo Street at King Street, on Thursday evening from 7-9 o'clock and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 o'clock. Funeral Mass will be held at Mary Immaculate Church, 1980 Trafalgar Street, on Saturday morning 13 January at 10: 30 o'clock. Interment in Saint Peter's Cemetery to follow. Prayers Friday evening at 8: 30 o'clock. In lieu of flowers donations could be made to the charity of your choice.

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GRAY/GREY o@ca.on.simcoe_county.nottawasaga.stayner.stayner_sun 2007-12-19 published
GRAY/GREY, Jack
In memory of a loving husband, father and poppa who passed away December 26, 1998
Time slips by, but memories stay
Quietly remembered every day
No need/or words except to say
Still loved and missed in every way.
Wife Norma, daughters Lynne and Lori, grand_sons Christopher and Derek
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GRAY/GREY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-01-13 published
GRAY/GREY, SAUL, (February 1, 1930-January 7, 2007)
Died at the Ottawa Hospital, General Campus. Loving husband of Liliane. He will also be missed by his Friends in Canada and the United States, and also by his wife's family in France; Manuel, Maxime and Justine. Saul had a long career in External Affairs with various foreign postings in Europe and Asia, the last one being in Bucarest, Romania as Ambassador. Friends may attend a memorial gathering at the McGarry Family Reception Centre of Hulse, Playfair and McGarry, 315 McLeod Street, Ottawa on Friday, April 20, 2007 from 2-4 p.m. with words of remembrance at 3 p.m. Those wishing may make donations to the Canadian Cancer Society. Condolences/donations at www.mcgarryfamily.ca

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GRAY/GREY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-06-07 published
GRAY/GREY, Nigel George Davidson
Suddenly, at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital on Monday, June 4, 2007 just prior to his 72nd birthday. Beloved husband of Barbara (née FERGUSON) of Oakville, Ontario, for 42 years. Loving father of Nicholas of Vancouver, British Columbia and Christopher of Orlando, Florida. Dear brother of Simon and his wife Victoria of London, England. Nigel was a graduate of Dalhousie University Law School in 1964 and subsequently attended Oxford University for one year. He settled in Oakville, Ontario with his family and at retirement was Vice-President and General Counsel of The Canada Development Corporation. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date in Pictou, Nova Scotia. As an expression of sympathy, donations to the Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to the Ward Funeral Home, Oakville, Ontario (905-844-3221).

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GRAY/GREY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-06-15 published
DAVIDSON, Shirley Beatrice (GRAY/GREY)
At Oakville, Ontario. Dearly loved by her late husband William Robert (Bob), her sons Paul (Barbara), Tony (Elizabeth), Peter (Emelie), Michael (Danielle) and John (Beverley) and her fourteen grandchildren. "Mum, you were our rock and we'll always love you for it." A service will be held in the chapel of the Morley Bedford Funeral Home 159 Eglinton Ave. West, Toronto, (2 stoplights west of Yonge Street) on Saturday June 16, at 1 p.m., with visiting 1 hour prior to the service.

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GRAY/GREY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-06-16 published
GRAY/GREY, Myra Anten (née SARMATIUK)
Myra Anten GRAY/GREY was born June 30, 1923 to Father Marian Andrew SARMATIUK and Marie Anten SARMATIUK in Toronto, Ontario. Her childhood was spent in various parishes throughout Ontario, Saskatchewan, and Alberta with the happiest years in Oshawa, Ontario.
She moved with her mother and brother Andrew to Winnipeg in 1939 where the family began a successful restaurant business, Santen's Grill. In spite of the demands of the family business, she graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Commerce Degree in 1945, being one of the first women to do so. She met and married Earl Norman GRAY/GREY of Winnipeg on September 19, 1949 and became a homemaker, extraordinary cook and constant source of love, support, and Friendship to their two children - Tim and Lisa.
Myra passed away peacefully on Monday, June 11, 2007 at the Bethesda Hospital in Steinbach, Manitoba. She was predeceased by her parents, Marian Andrew and Marie, her brother Andrew, and her husband Earl. She leaves to cherish her memory her children, Tim (Louise SCRIVENER,) and Lisa (Harold WATT;) her beloved grandchildren Giordana CÔTÉ (Craig,) Giancarla REMPEL (Garreth,) Alexander GRAY/GREY, Gabriela GALLO, Christopher GRAY/GREY, Marco GALLO, and Margaret Antonia GRAY/GREY; as well as, her five step grandchildren, Joanna, David, Michael, Matthew, and Peter WATT. Also left with beautiful memories of their Aunty Myra are her nieces and nephews, Susan, Peter, Martha, and Sandy, their spouses and families; Jamie, Susan, Janet, Gray, and Scott, their spouses and families; and her life-long best friend and sister-in-law, Dorothy SARMATIUK.
A graveside service will be held at Elmwood Cemetery on Friday, June 15 at 11: 00 a.m. A Mass in memoriam will be held on Sunday, June 17 at 2: 30 p.m. at Christ Our Saviour Catholic Church in Steinbach, Manitoba. Flowers gratefully declined. Donations in memory of Myra GRAY/GREY may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Manitoba.
The family wishes to extend their sincere thanks to Doctor David Horne and the staff of Bethesda Hospital for their compassionate care through many difficulties.
She was greatly loved and will always be remembered for her intellect, her wit, her courage, and the unconditional love she gave so generously to her family.

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GRAY/GREY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-06-21 published
GRAY/GREY, Robert John " Jack"
At Helen Henderson Care Centre, Amherstview on Monday, June 18, 2007. Jack GRAY/GREY in his 89th year. Beloved husband of Jean BOYD. Loving father of Cheri GRAY/GREY and Sandy GRAY/GREY and her husband Michael SHEERE. Dear grandfather of Jeff VANDEPOL and his wife Carrie, Todd VANDEPOL and his fiance Marianne; Connor and Dara SHEERE. Great-grandfather of Hayley and Brendan. Resting at the Brett "Havelock" Chapel (705-778-2231) Friday after 1: 00 p.m. until time of service at 2:00 p.m., Reverend James ARMSTRONG officiating. Interment Maple Grove Cemetery. If desired, donations may be made (by cheque only) to the Salvation Army.

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GRAY/GREY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-07-07 published
WARD, Claire (née HIGGINS)
Died quietly on July 5, 2007 at age 87, the final small transition in an illness that had diminished her once-sharp mind and weakened her once-agile body. Her emotional capacity endured longer, allowing occasional flashes of her essential kindness, sweetness and bravery, even towards the end. Claire was born in East York in 1919, the youngest in a family of five children of Thomas Bartholomew William HIGGINS and Augusta RYAN, and step-mother Frances COOK. Her four siblings, Tony, Marjorie, Arthur and Ray all predeceased her. In 1932, the family returned to England and in 1938, Claire married Arthur WARD. They were intensely devoted to each other for 65 years until his death in 2003. They went through the London Blitz together, each working in civil defense. Then in 1949 they and their daughters emigrated to Canada where Claire worked with passion and commitment in a number of helping organizations in Toronto, including many years with the office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, and the United Nations Association in Canada. She also studied for 14 years, mostly in the evenings, to get a B.A. from the University of Toronto at age 54. Claire and Arthur were members of Holy Trinity Church, Thornhill and Saint Paul's (Westdale) in Hamilton. For the family, the sense of missing her began some years ago but now it is definite. She was "Mum" to Vandra (and husband Volker MASEMANN) and Kirsten (and husband Don THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON) and "Granny" to Charlotte (Erik DE VRIES,) Alison (Jeff GRAY/GREY,) Hilary, Bronwen, Rosemary, Galen (Ratana EK,) and Taliesin (Coire LANGHAM.) And we are happy that she was able to spend some time with her great-grand_sons, Leo, Willem and Felix. Elizabeth THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON will miss her honourary Granny. Claire will also be missed by her nephews Peter and Donald LOGAN and her sister Marjorie's descendants, and also by her cousin Joyce SMITH, and special Friends. We are overwhelmingly grateful for the kind care and companionship she experienced at New Horizons Tower, her home for the past five years. The staff there and her morning caregivers from Para Med have treated her with the kind of respect and gentleness that she accorded everybody. She was an exceptional person. Memorial service will be held on July 20, 2007 at 3: 30 p.m., in Dovercourt Baptist Church at New Horizons, 1140 Bloor Street West at Dufferin. Instead of flowers, we invite you to make donations to either United Nations Children's Fund Canada, 2200 Yonge Street, Toronto M4S 2C6 or to the Wilkie Fund at New Horizons Tower, 1140 Bloor St. West, Toronto M6H 4E6.
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GRAY/GREY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-07-11 published
WARD, Claire (née HIGGINS)
Died quietly on July 5, 2007 at age 87, the final small transition in an illness that had diminished her once-sharp mind and weakened her once-agile body. Her emotional capacity endured longer, allowing occasional flashes of her essential kindness, sweetness and bravery, even towards the end. Claire was born in East York in 1919, the youngest in a family of five children of Thomas Bartholomew William HIGGINS and Augusta RYAN, and step-mother Frances COOK. Her four siblings, Tony, Marjorie, Arthur and Ray all predeceased her. In 1932, the family returned to England and in 1938, Claire married Arthur WARD. They were intensely devoted to each other for 65 years until his death in 2003. They went through the London Blitz together, each working in civil defense. Then in 1949 they and their daughters emigrated to Canada where Claire worked with passion and commitment in a number of helping organizations in Toronto, including many years with the office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, and the United Nations Association in Canada. She also studied for 14 years, mostly in the evenings, to get a B.A. from the University of Toronto at age 54. Claire and Arthur were members of Holy Trinity Church, Thornhill and Saint Paul's (Westdale) in Hamilton. For the family, the sense of missing her began some years ago but now it is definite. She was "Mum" to Vandra (and husband Volker MASEMANN) and Kirsten (and husband Don THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON) and "Granny" to Charlotte (Erik DE VRIES,) Alison (Jeff GRAY/GREY,) Hilary, Bronwen, Rosemary, Galen (Ratana EK,) and Taliesin (Coire LANGHAM.) And we are happy that she was able to spend some time with her great-grand_sons, Leo, Willem and Felix. Elizabeth THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON will miss her honourary Granny. Claire will also be missed by her nephews Peter and Donald LOGAN and her sister Marjorie's descendants, and also by her cousin Joyce SMITH, and special Friends. We are overwhelmingly grateful for the kind care and companionship she experienced at New Horizons Tower, her home for the past five years. The staff there and her morning caregivers from Para Med have treated her with the kind of respect and gentleness that she accorded everybody. She was an exceptional person. Memorial service will be held on July 20, 2007 at 3: 30 p.m., in Dovercourt Baptist Church at New Horizons, 1140 Bloor Street West at Dufferin. Instead of flowers, we invite you to make donations to either United Nations Children's Fund Canada, 2200 Yonge Street, Toronto M4S 2C6 or to the Wilkie Fund at New Horizons Tower, 1140 Bloor St. West, Toronto M6H 4E6.
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GRAY/GREY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-07-14 published
WARD, Claire (née HIGGINS)
Died quietly on July 5, 2007 at age 87, the final small transition in an illness that had diminished her once-sharp mind and weakened her once-agile body. Her emotional capacity endured longer, allowing occasional flashes of her essential kindness, sweetness and bravery, even towards the end. Claire was born in East York in 1919, the youngest in a family of five children of Thomas Bartholomew William HIGGINS and Augusta RYAN, and step-mother Frances COOK. Her four siblings, Tony, Marjorie, Arthur and Ray all predeceased her. In 1932, the family returned to England and in 1938, Claire married Arthur WARD. They were intensely devoted to each other for 65 years until his death in 2003. They went through the London Blitz together, each working in civil defense. Then in 1949 they and their daughters emigrated to Canada where Claire worked with passion and commitment in a number of helping organizations in Toronto, including many years with the office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, and the United Nations Association in Canada. She also studied for 14 years, mostly in the evenings, to get a B.A. from the University of Toronto at age 54. Claire and Arthur were members of Holy Trinity Church, Thornhill and Saint Paul's (Westdale) in Hamilton. For the family, the sense of missing her began some years ago but now it is definite. She was "Mum" to Vandra (and husband Volker MASEMANN) and Kirsten (and husband Don THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON) and "Granny" to Charlotte (Erik DE VRIES,) Alison (Jeff GRAY/GREY,) Hilary, Bronwen, Rosemary, Galen (Ratana EK,) and Taliesin (Coire LANGHAM.) And we are happy that she was able to spend some time with her great-grand_sons, Leo, Willem and Felix. Elizabeth THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON will miss her honourary Granny. Claire will also be missed by her nephews Peter and Donald LOGAN and her sister Marjorie's descendants, and also by her cousin Joyce SMITH, and special Friends. We are overwhelmingly grateful for the kind care and companionship she experienced at New Horizons Tower, her home for the past five years. The staff there and her morning caregivers from Para Med have treated her with the kind of respect and gentleness that she accorded everybody. She was an exceptional person. Memorial service will be held on July 20, 2007 at 3: 30 p.m., in Dovercourt Baptist Church at New Horizons, 1140 Bloor Street West at Dufferin. Instead of flowers, we invite you to make donations to either United Nations Children's Fund Canada, 2200 Yonge Street, Toronto M4S 2C6 or to the Wilkie Fund at New Horizons Tower, 1140 Bloor St. West, Toronto M6H 4E6.
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GRAY/GREY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-07-26 published
JOACHIM, Joseph Adrian " Joe"
Died Peacefully at Sunnybrook Hospital on Tuesday, July 24, 2007. Beloved husband of Ann (née GRAY/GREY.) Brother of Leon, Marie, Opal, Celeste, Roger (Australia), Anne, Damien and the late Hilary. Brother-in-law of Malcolm (Sri Lanka), Marlene, Yvonne and Jean. Joseph will be missed by the many people whose lives he touched. Resting at The Simple Alternative Funeral Centre, 275 Lesmill Road, Toronto (416) 441-1580, Thursday, July 26 from 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass will be celebrated Friday, July 27 at 10 a.m. at St. Timothy's Catholic Church, 21 Leith Hill Road, Toronto (416) 494-6526.

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GRAY/GREY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-07-28 published
GRAY/GREY, Jean (née MacLEOD)
On Thursday, July 26, 2007 at the ripe old age of 88. Beloved wife of the late John GRAY/GREY. Predeceased by her sister Catherine WILSON and brother Hugh MacLEOD. Jean will be lovingly remembered by Bruce, Cathy, Carol, her family and Friends. A Service to Celebrate Jean's life will be held at the Turner and Porter Yorke Chapel, 2357 Bloor Street West, Toronto, at Windermere Avenue, east of Jane subway, on Thursday, August 2, 2007 at 11 a.m. If desired, donations may be made to the Salvation Army.

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GRAY/GREY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-09-01 published
Ambassador to North Atlantic Treaty Organization later ran Atomic Energy of Canada Limited and 'took no prisoners'
An outspoken envoy to five countries, he was an articulate Cold War advocate of the alliance who also came to champion Canada's nuclear power-plant ambitions
By F.F. LANGAN, Special to The Globe and Mail, Page S12
Ross CAMPBELL was a blunt-spoken diplomat who believed in the Cold War nuclear realities of North Atlantic Treaty Organization and then later switched to running Atomic Energy of Canada Limited, the powerful Ottawa-backed entity that makes and exports Candu reactors.
Appointed ambassador to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization in 1967, the posting came after a career spent in overseas jobs all over the world from Oslo to Ankara to Tokyo - not to mention a place at the top of the External Affairs hierarchy in Ottawa.
By all accounts a ferocious champion of his responsibilities, wherever they occurred, Mr. CAMPBELL was once described by The Globe and Mail as an "outspoken and irreverent fellow."
It was a view supported by many of his colleagues, who said it was one of his strengths to speak his mind. "He took no prisoners in an argument," said Alan Gotlieb, former Canadian ambassador to the United States. "He was the ablest person ever to serve in External Affairs… Without question."
Mr. CAMPBELL came from a Toronto family of achievers. One of his brothers became a senior executive at Canadian Pacific, and Mr. CAMPBELL himself had a law degree by the time he was 21. However, by that time the Second World War had intervened and rather than opening a law practice he volunteered for the Royal Canadian Navy. It was August, 1940, and a time when the Royal Canadian Navy was still so small it could not easily absorb recruits. Instead, he was lent to the Royal Navy for most of the war.
They trained at HMS Raleigh in Cornwall where they became known as the Raleighites. Included in their number was some of the most decorated Canadians in naval service, including Hampton GRAY/GREY, the only Canadian sailor awarded the Victoria Cross in the Second World War.
"Ross CAMPBELL was one of 150 young men who joined the navy under a scheme that allowed them to train with the Royal Navy when Canada did not have the facilities for training so many volunteers," said Alec Douglas, former official historian for the Canadian Forces and author of the official history of the Royal Canadian Navy in the Second World War.
In their naiveté, the Raleighites expected to be commissioned officers as soon as they landed in England. Instead, they were given a taste of seafaring life as ordinary seamen on Royal Navy ships. One of the ships Mr. CAMPBELL served on was the HMS Churchill, a 1,325-tonne, flush-deck destroyer the Americans had provided to the British under the Destroyers for Bases Agreement reached at Halifax in 1940. Built in 1919 and glaringly obsolete, Mr. CAMPBELL thought the vessel unfit for duty in the stormy North Atlantic. "Would anyone believe a 62-degree roll registered on the bridge in a gale off the west coast of Scotland," he wrote. "Those boats were never meant for the North Atlantic, or any open sea."
To his relief, Mr. CAMPBELL was transferred to Motor Torpedo Boats, or MTBs, and eventually won a Distinguished Service Cross for gallantry. The fastest vessels in the Royal Navy, the 21-metre-long boats were powered by three 1,100 horsepower engines and could reach speeds of 48 knots. He served on four different Motor Torpedo Boats in the English Channel, and then in North Africa where they attacked German convoys crossing the Mediterranean to supply Erwin Rommel's Afrika Korps. After the German defeat at the Second Battle of El Alamein in late 1942, Mr. CAMPBELL and his unit were sent back to England in advance of D-Day in June, 1944.
"The flotilla was in action every night, engaging everything from one-manned torpedoes launched against the flanks of the invasion fleet to R-boats, a sort of outsized E-boat [the German equivalent of Motor Torpedo Boats] with superior armament," he wrote. "A successful engagement with R-boats, three of us against nine of them - we stopped four - won me my Distinguished Service Cross."
In an action off Le Havre in July of 1944, his boat was attacked and set on fire. The crew managed to save the boat but he and others were badly burned and seriously wounded. The boat was towed while under fire and then brought back to England.
"It was a severe trial for an addicted cigarette smoker," wrote Mr. CAMPBELL, who afterward spent a great deal of time in hospital in England.
He ended the war as a lieutenant commander and joined External Affairs in Ottawa, starting with postings to Norway, Denmark and Turkey. Along the way he was variously a special assistant in Ottawa, the head of the Middle East division there and assistant under-secretary of state for External Affairs. As an ambassador, he served in Yugoslavia, Algeria, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Korea and Japan.
It was his job as ambassador to North Atlantic Treaty Organization that was probably his most important diplomatic post. As part of the job, he served as Canada's representative on the Nuclear Planning Group within the alliance and lectured on strategic studies at both the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Defence College in Rome and at the National Defence College in Kington, Ontario
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization posting came at a time when some members of the Liberal cabinet under prime minister Pierre Trudeau questioned the value of North Atlantic Treaty Organization and even mused about leaving the alliance.
That would be a mistake, countered Mr. CAMPBELL, who suspected some cabinet members shared the foreign-policy attitude that "a social worker is just as necessary to a healthy community as a policeman." It was a view that particularly infuriated him.
Without North Atlantic Treaty Organization, he argued, the Soviet Union would be able overwhelm the countries of Western Europe. "Canada's membership in North Atlantic Treaty Organization is our admission card to the negotiating tables of the Western Alliance," he wrote in an article in Maclean's magazine.
There were even reports, later denied, that Mr. CAMPBELL threatened to resign over the issue. A Globe and Mail editorial attributed the report to a misinterpretation of Mr. CAMPBELL's spirited defence in a principled fight with politicians.
Mr. Gotlieb, who served as ambassador to Washington from 1981 to 1989 but at that time was the undersecretary of state for External Affairs, said Mr. CAMPBELL brought all the weight of his arguments to bear. "He was trying to stiffen up the peaceniks in Ottawa. He was outspoken and took a hard line on how to deal with the Soviet Union."
Some of his greatest battles were with politicians and civil servants who underestimated the Soviet threat, Mr. Gotlieb said.
Interestingly, Mr. CAMPBELL was still at it more than 20 years later. In an op-ed piece in The Globe in May of 1992, he criticized Donald Macdonald, a defence minister in the Trudeau cabinet, for declaring North Atlantic Treaty Organization had outlived its usefulness. "Canada's decision to play a leading role in the creation of North Atlantic Treaty Organization in the 1940's owed as much to the experience of two world wars, when the lack of collective arrangements encouraged aggression, as it did to the then-emerging Soviet threat."
After his North Atlantic Treaty Organization assignment ended in 1972, Mr. CAMPBELL was appointed ambassador to Japan at the time when Tokyo had become one of Canada's most important diplomatic posts. Japan was nearing the height of its trade supremacy, and Ottawa was anxious to be part of the opening up of the entire region to development.
In 1975, he retired from the diplomatic corps and was appointed chairman of Atomic Energy of Canada Limited. Suddenly, his knowledge of all things nuclear and his skills as a diplomat all came together, and he and his wife were on the A-list of Ottawa diplomatic receptions and dinners.
For a while, he was also acting president of Atomic Energy of Canada Limited as well as its chairman. At times he needed some of his fighting skills as much as ever to defend the nuclear-power company from charges of corruption. The most glaring incident was a $20-million fee paid to an agent who sold reactors to South Korea. members of Parliament were outraged that some of the money had been paid into a Swiss bank account.
The arrangement had been made in 1972, three years before Mr. CAMPBELL arrived at Atomic Energy of Canada Limited. He told a parliamentary committee that he saved $1.6-million by renegotiating the agent's contract.
During his time at Atomic Energy of Canada Limited, he sold Candu reactors to countries such as Argentina and South Korea, both countries where he had been ambassador, plus another to Romania. He also tried hard to close a deal with Japan, but to no avail. The Japanese Atomic Energy Commission changed its mind, making the announcement while Mr. CAMPBELL was in Tokyo working on the deal. Mr. CAMPBELL said the federal government's waffling over nuclear safeguards had hurt Atomic Energy of Canada Limited sales. At one stage, in typical fashion, he said the Candu nuclear reactor was going the way of the Avro Arrow - thanks to politicians.
Mr. CAMPBELL was also said to be bitter about the cancellation of a separate contract with Argentina. In that case, he blamed a careless remark by External Affairs minister Flora Macdonald for prompting Argentina to cancel its Candu order and buy West German reactors instead.
After stepping down as chairman, Mr. CAMPBELL stayed on as director of Atomic Energy of Canada Limited and as president of Atomic Energy of Canada International, which also sold Candu reactors overseas.
After leaving Atomic Energy of Canada Limited, Mr. CAMPBELL ran his own consultancy business. Age slowed down his body, but not his mind.
"He went to work every day of his life," said Mr. Douglas, former official historian for the Canadian Forces. "He never failed to go into the office."
Fastidious about his appearance, Mr. CAMPBELL showed up daily at his Ottawa office dressed as though he was on duty at any one of the five embassies he had been ambassador.
Mr. CAMPBELL was an officer in the Order of Canada and a life member of the Rideau Club in Ottawa. He was in the first group of veterans named to the Veterans Hall of Fame.
Ross CAMPBELL was born in Toronto on November 4, 1918. He died of heart disease in Aylmer, Quebec, on August 15, 2007. He was 88. He is survived by his wife, Pippa, and by his sons Hugh and Timothy.

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GRAY/GREY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-09-04 published
GRAY/GREY, Cynthia Lee
With tremendous sorrow and sadness, the family announces her sudden passing on Thursday, August 30, 2007 in New York City just four days shy of her 36th birthday. Much loved wife of E. Glenn HADDEN, daughter of Christine WYLIE (David) and predeceased by her father Cameron B. GRAY/GREY (Charlotte GRAY/GREY.) She will be sorely missed by her siblings Deborah GRAY/GREY (David KLUTHE,) Katie GRAY/GREY (Michael DELANEY) and Cameron GRAY/GREY, III, as well as nieces and nephew - Lauren KLUTHE, Jocelyn HADDEN, Andrew KLUTHE and Samantha HADDEN. She was blessed with a wide circle of aunts, uncles, cousins, relatives, godchildren and Friends. Sweet Cindy was taken from us much too soon. She touched the hearts of everyone that knew her. She experienced no greater joy in life than being around Friends and family. The family will receive Friends at the Humphrey Funeral Home - A.W. Miles Chapel, 1403 Bayview Avenue (south of Eglinton Avenue East), from 2-4 and 79 p.m. Monday, September 10th and Tuesday, September 11th. Service in Timothy Eaton Memorial Church, 230 St. Clair Avenue West, on Wednesday, September 12th at 12: 30 o'clock. In lieu of flowers, please feel welcome to make a donation to Gray-Hadden Family Foundation, c/o 1 Queen Street East, Suite 1900, Toronto, Ontario M5C 2W6, Partners in Health, 641 Huntington Avenue, 1st Floor, Boston, Massachusetts 02115 U.S.A. or the charity of your choice. Condolences, memories and photos may be forwarded through www.cynthialeegray.com

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GRAY/GREY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-09-07 published
GRAY/GREY, Cynthia Lee
With tremendous sorrow and sadness, the family announces her sudden passing on Thursday, August 30, 2007 in New York City just four days shy of her 36th birthday. Much loved wife of E. Glenn HADDEN, daughter of Christine WYLIE (David) and predeceased by her father Cameron B. GRAY/GREY (Charlotte GRAY/GREY.) She will be sorely missed by her siblings Deborah GRAY/GREY (David KLUTHE,) Katie GRAY/GREY (Michael DELANEY) and Cameron GRAY/GREY, III, as well as nieces and nephew - Lauren KLUTHE, Jocelyn HADDEN, Andrew KLUTHE and Samantha HADDEN. She was blessed with a wide circle of aunts, uncles, cousins, relatives, godchildren and Friends. Sweet Cindy was taken from us much too soon. She touched the hearts of everyone that knew her. She experienced no greater joy in life than being around Friends and family. The family will receive Friends at the Humphrey Funeral Home - A.W. Miles Chapel, 1403 Bayview Avenue (south of Eglinton Avenue East), from 2-4 and 79 p.m. Monday, September 10th and Tuesday, September 11th. Service in Timothy Eaton Memorial Church, 230 St. Clair Avenue West, on Wednesday, September 12th at 12: 30 o'clock. In lieu of flowers, please feel welcome to make a donation to Gray-Hadden Family Foundation, c/o 1 Queen Street East, Suite 1900, Toronto, Ontario M5C 2W6, Partners in Health, 641 Huntington Avenue, 1st Floor, Boston, Massachusetts 02115 U.S.A. or the charity of your choice. Condolences, memories and photos may be forwarded through www.cynthialeegray.com

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GRAY/GREY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-09-13 published
GRAY/GREY, Samuel " Sam," P.Eng. (1916-2007)
Peacefully, with his loving family at his side, at Chelsey Park Nursing Home, Streetsville, on Tuesday, September 11th, 2007, in his 92nd year. Beloved husband of the late Orpha GRAY/GREY (2006) for 65 years. Loving father of Larry and his wife Dorothy, Betty and her husband Rick SKILBECK, Brian and his wife Lois and Kathy and her husband Don VANCE. Cherished 'Grandpa' of Julia, Sheryl (Ted), Kjerstin (Aaron), Byrn, James, Nathan and David. Adoring 'Gigi' of Kai and Ainsley. Survived by his dear brother Jack and his wife Jean and predeceased by his older brother Nat GRAY/GREY. Sam will be missed and lovingly remembered by his many nieces and nephews, family and Friends. Sam was blessed with the gift of music, a gift that he shared with many choirs and with his large Barbershop family of almost 50 years. Friends may call on Friday, September 14th, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the R.S. Kane Funeral Home (6150 Yonge Street, at Goulding, south of Steeles). A celebration of Sam's life will be held at the R.S. Kane Chapel on Saturday, September 15th, 2007 at 11 o'clock. Cremation to follow. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Epilepsy Society or the Canadian Cancer Society Prostate Research. Condolences - www.rskane.ca 'Where Dad is, we know he's still singing!' R.S. Kane 416-221-1159

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GRAY/GREY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-10-04 published
GRAY/GREY, Kenneth John
Former Senior Vice President and Director of AGF Management Limited. Suddenly at home on Friday, September 28, 2007. Ken, beloved husband of Carol GRAY/GREY and her children Adele (Marc) and Dana (James). Beloved papa of Paul and Brooke. A private funeral was conducted on Tuesday at Humphrey Funeral Home - A.W. Miles Chapel. If desired, donations to the Salvation Army, 2 Overlea Blvd., Toronto, Ontario M4H 1P4 would be appreciated by the family.

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GRAY/GREY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-11-08 published
CRUICKSHANK, Doctor George Herbert
Age 82, of Corunna, Ontario, passed away on Tuesday November 6, 2007 at Bluewater Health, Mitton Site, Sarnia, Ontario. Beloved husband and best friend of Eileen Doris (STRIKE) CRUICKSHANK. Loving father of Pat CRUICKSHANK of Ottawa, Judy MUSGROVE of Windsor, Ontario, Doctor Barbara CRUICKSHANK (Dr. Patrick GULLANE) of Toronto, Joan (Ian) of Bermuda, Georgia (Dr. David) TAILOR/TAYLOR of London, Ontario. Cherished 'Grandpa Doc' of Alanna (Trevor) APPLETON, Ted MUSGROVE, Joanne (Sebastian) GENTIZON and Cameron TAILOR/TAYLOR. Dear brother of Mabel YOUNG and Ella NORTON, both of Sarnia. Predeceased by his parents, George Herbert Sr. and Lillian (WHITE/WHYTE) and wife Barbara (SHANNON) (1976;) siblings James 'Bud' CRUICKSHANK, Ilene MILROY and Marguerite GRAY/GREY. George was a naval veteran of World War 2; graduate of the University of Western Ontario, School of Medicine (1950) and practised Family Medicine in Corunna from 1951 to 1983; Chief of Staff, Sarnia General Hospital (1977-1984); Ontario Provincial Coroner (1966-1995) Occupational Health Physician at Petrosar and C.I.L. and Medical Director, Terra (Canada) from 1984-1990. Honoured in 1995 with a Life Membership, College of Family Physicians of Canada. Life member of the Masonic Moore Lodge 294. Life long member and elder of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Corunna, Ontario. Funeral services will be conducted on Saturday, November 10th at 11: 00 a.m. from St. Andrew's Church, 437 Colborne Street, Corunna; officiated by Reverends Dan ROUSHORNE and Ernest HERRON. Cremation to follow. Interment at family plot, Bear Creek Cemetery, St. Clair Township, Ontario at a later date. Visitation from 3: 00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Friday November 9th at St. Andrew's Church, Corunna. In lieu of flowers, sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Andrew's Church Memorial Fund, 437 Colborne Street, P.O. Box 1381, Corunna, Ontario N0N 1G0 or the Princess Margaret Fellowship in Surgical Oncology Fund, Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation, 610 University Ave., Toronto, Ontario M5G 2M9. Arrangements entrusted to Steadman Brothers Visitation Chapel, Corunna, 519-864-1193. Messages of condolence may be sent to sbrothersfuneral@hotmail.com. George was a man of his faith who lived his life with integrity and generosity. To the end he fought the good fight. He will be greatly missed by his family, Friends and the community.

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GRAY/GREY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-11-13 published
SMITH, Nora Agnes (née THOMAS)
After a long and joyful life, Nora Agnes SMITH (née THOMAS) passed away peacefully at the Avalon Care Centre in Orangeville, Ontario, on November 11, 2007. Born in Herring Cove, Nova Scotia, she was daughter to the late Theresa (née GRAY/GREY) and Charles Hugh THOMAS; beloved wife of the late Frank SMITH; and predeceased by siblings Margaret, Mary, Gordon, Gerald and Aubrey. Nora was the loved mother of Robert SMITH of Campbellton New Brunswick, Betty STARR and husband Mike of Alton, Ontario; Dear grandmother of Tig STARR and wife Tonya, James STARR and partner Brandi SHERMAN, Amanda STARR and husband Greg RAMPLEY, Caroline (SMITH) ROWE and husband Mark, Richard SMITH and wife Rachel, Anna SMITH and partner Jeremy METALLIC; Great-grandmother of Eric, Ian, Irelynd, Ella, Gregor, Caleb, Caidra and Catherine. Nora will be sadly missed by her many relatives and Friends. The family will receive Friends at the John T. Donohue Funeral Home, 362 Waterloo Street, London Ontario, on Thursday November 15 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at Saint Peter's Cathedral Basilica, Dufferin Avenue at Richmond Street, London, Ontario, on Friday, November 16, 2007 at 10: 30 a.m. Interment in Saint Peter's Cemetery. Prayers Thursday afternoon at 3 o'clock. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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GRAY/GREY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-11-27 published
STALKER, Robert
With courage and dignity, Bob STALKER died at the age of 74 on November 25, 2007 in the embrace of his wife and daughters. He will be greatly missed by his wife Jacqueline, his daughters Patti GRAY/GREY, Lynn PRESTON, and Bobbi ÉTHIER, their spouses, Bob BANKOSKY, Brian PRESTON, and Mike ÉTHIER, his grand_sons Jamie GRAY/GREY, Jeremy GRAY/GREY and Paul DESCHAMBAULT, his brothers Stan and George and members of his extended family. Robert STALKER was born in 1933 in Broughty Ferry and spent his childhood in Scotland. At the age of 14, he boarded the R.M.S. Aquitania with his family and headed for Pier 21 in Halifax. Like other immigrants to Canada after the second world war, Robert and his family had to spend their first few years on a farm. As soon as possible, however, his parents opened their own corner grocery store in Midland, Ontario and Bob himself escaped farming by joining the Air Force. At the age of 16, Bob met Jacqueline DAOUST at a high school graduation dance. They dated and married in Ottawa two years later after he was established in the Air Force and she had graduated from teacher training at Ottawa University. Their 55 years of marriage were filled with joy and happiness plus a fair bit of challenge and accommodation due to Air Force transfers which had the family living in eighteen different homes in Canada, the U.S., and Europe during Bob's thirty years in the service. Finally settling in Winnipeg by choice, Major STALKER retired from the Air Force in 1980, took Easter weekend off, and then began a second career with the Federal Government. His next and last retirement in 1984 enabled him to pursue new challenges. He continued running or walking five miles a day and also, through diligent hard work and persistence, became a vintner 'extraordinaire' which his family and Friends wholeheartedly appreciated. Retirement enjoyment increased with the 1993 purchase of a villa in Florida and his wife's retirement in 1995. The villa, named Palybo after their children Pat, Lynn, and Bobbi, was the centre of activity for all of the extended family and Friends. This sanctuary from cold Canadian winters became a very special place where everyone was welcome. Bob loved the ocean, the outdoors, classical music, walking along the beach, and being with his family, including visiting animal members. He was an avid reader and always had an Economist at hand and a history book close by. After retiring from the service, he also volunteered for political candidates that he believed in and worked for political parties he supported. Despite annual physical checkups throughout his life, prostate cancer was only diagnosed in December 2005. Bob STALKER will be greatly missed not only by his family but also by all of those who knew him. The family extends sincere thanks to Doctor Bennett at the Health Action Centre, the staff at Cancer Care Manitoba, and especially to each and every caring dedicated staff member of 3 East Palliative Care wing at Riverview Health Centre. Cremation has taken place and, according to his wishes, no service is being held at this time. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to Cancer Care Manitoba or to 3 East Palliative Care, Riverview Health Centre Foundation, Morley Avenue, Winnipeg R3L 2P4.

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GRAY/GREY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-12-06 published
JACKSON, Kathleen May (November 26, 1912-December 3, 2007)
Peacefully and in her sleep, Kathleen May JACKSON died at home in Toronto. She was the daughter of Sidney JACKSON and Ceta Mabel JOHNSON. Kathleen is survived by her sister Mrs. Ceta IRVINE of Victoria, British Columbia and her brother Mr. Joseph JACKSON of Courtney, British Columbia. She was one of a large musical and artistic family. Dear sister of the late Barbara GRAY/GREY, Alice SORENSON, Mavis JACKSON, John JACKSON, Sidney JACKSON and Maurice JACKSON. Many loving nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews will miss her. Kathleen was a teacher, artist and enthusiastic ballroom dancer. After her retirement, she decided to renew her love of piano and her joy in travelling. Her nephew Robert KOSICH and wife Dana and niece Barbara WHITE/WHYTE were fortunate enough to celebrate her last birthday with her at one of her favourite restaurants in Toronto. We will miss you Aunt Kathleen. A Celebration of Kathleen's life will be held in the spring.

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GRAY/GREY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-12-15 published
GRAY/GREY, Muriel May (née BEAUFIELD)
Passed peacefully away on Wednesday, December 12, 2007, at Arborstone Enhanced Care after a twelve-year struggle with Parkinson's Disease. She was in her 74th year and was predeceased in 2005 by her devoted and beloved husband of 46 years, Peter Forbes GRAY/GREY, her mother Margaret in 1996, father Charles in 1980 and brother Raymond in 2003. Leaving to mourn, her daughter Susan (Clayton DICKSON/DIXON) and grand_son Oliver, Halifax, Nova Scotia; son John (Lisa) and grand_son Gunnar, San Diego; two brothers, Calmond (Daisy), Ship Cove, Newfoundland, and Guy (Juanita), Saint_John's, Newfoundland and five sisters, Faye (Ross SWEENEY,) Halifax, Nova Scotia Marie (Scott SMITH), St. Andrews, New Brunswick; Patricia (Bud BEST) and Elaine (Hedley LANGDON,) St. Anthony, Newfoundland Pamela (Brian GUY,) Saint_John's, Newfoundland, and a large number of relatives and Friends. Described by her siblings as effortlessly clever, she completed high school at the age of fifteen and began teaching at the age of sixteen, first at L'Anse au Clair, Labrador, and later at her hometown, Raleigh. In 1953, after receiving her Laboratory Technician Certificate, she began working at the St. Clairs Mercy Hospital, Saint_John's, Newfoundland. Beautiful but shy, Muriel was introduced to her future husband Peter by a friend of the family. At the time, Peter was working with McNamara Construction building a highway in the Witless Bay area. He was young, handsome and had a charming wit that was rumoured to have won Muriel's heart by whispering in her ear 'You sure smell better than the guys at the bunkhouse!' Muriel and her family lived in Toronto, Ottawa, and Sudbury before moving to Halifax in 1973. Apart from being a dedicated mother, wife, and homemaker, she also worked for a time as an interior decorator and was known for her personal touch of having a 'sense of style'. Muriel was also respected as a tireless volunteer and committee member of the Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron where she served for some thirtythree years. Muriel was beautiful in mind, body, and spirit she had a musical laugh and a wonderful, self-depreciating sense of humour, and a gentle touch that made her unique to all who knew her. She adored her two grand_sons and was well enough to enjoy them both as young children. A sincere thank-you to the thirdfloor staff of Arborstone Enhanced Care for their kindness and dedication to Muriel and her family these past two years. Donations in Muriel's memory may be made to the Parkinson's Society of Canada. E-mail condolences to: susang@ca.ns.sympatico.ca.

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