REEB o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2007-01-13 published
SEARLE, Alma Emily
Passed away at Saint Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Thursday, January 11, 2007 at the age of 101. Alma SEARLE, Born in Ripley Ontario, she moved to Saint Thomas with her family as a young girl. She became an elementary school teacher spending most of her 45 years of teaching in Saint Thomas. She touched many lives with her kindness, positive attitude, encouragement, patience, sense of humor and was dearly loved by her family and many others. She joined First United Church in Saint Thomas and was a lifetime member and sang in the choir most of her adult life. Many prizes were won by her 3rd grade student choirs. Other activities included tennis and skating as a young woman and later participation in Little Theater, Retired Teachers of Ontario and RHO Chapter of Delta Gamma Society of London. She was preceded in death by her parents William Gordon SEARLE and Jane Atkey SEARLE, sisters Elda VOSATLKA, (Frank,) Erma MacDONALD, (Alan,) brother Lloyd SEARLE, (Dallas MacKENZIE) and 2nd wife Doreen REEB. Loving aunt to Lynelda LYNES, (William,) Evelyn PULLING, (William,) Nancy IRWIN, (Douglas), Isabel MILLEY, (Paul) and Alan MacDONALD, also great-aunt to Julie DOHANOS and Scott HOPKINS, (Colleen,) Noah, and Alan HOPKINS, (Michelle.) Special cousins Mrs. R.W. CLINTON and family, Norma KENNEDY and many special Friends. The family will receive Friends at the Daniel King Funeral Home, 31 Elgin Street, Saint Thomas (519) 631-0570 on Monday January 22, 2007 from 10: 00 a.m. until time of service in the chapel at 11:00 a.m. Interment Saint Thomas Cemetery. Reception to follow at the funeral home. Donation to the First United Church Memorial Fund would be appreciated. www.danielkingfuneralhome.com

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REED o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2007-08-18 published
RAWSON- ONCLIN, Verna
Peacefully at Central Place Nursing Home on Thursday, August 17, 2007, in her 95th year. Loved mother of Diann (Jack) RODGER of Owen Sound and Don (Marina) ONCLIN of Saskatoon. Also missed by Daughter in Law Rose (David) ONCLIN, her sister Eunice MELITZER, and her brother Jack REED. Missed by her 8 grandchildren and by her Great-grandchildren and Great-great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her husband Hubert ONCLIN, her son David ONCLIN, sister Ariel, and brother Gordon. A private family service has taken place. Interment of ashes Greenwood Cemetery. As Expressions of sympathy, the family would appreciate donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Stills Foundation.

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REED o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2007-12-19 published
BALICK, David
Peacefully on Monday, December 17, 2007 at Credit Valley Hospital. David BALICK, beloved husband of Laurie. Adoring father of Harrison. Devoted son of Sharon and Stanley CLAVIR and the late Richard BALICK. Loving brother of Robin MIRSKY. Loved Son-in-law of Jean and Garnet REED of Proton Station. Caring Grandson of Esther and the late Harry HANDS. Dear brother-in-law of Ron and Susan REED, and Rob and Kellie REED. Loving uncle of Jonah and Hannah MIRSKY, and Garnet, Sean, Carson, Bryant, and Garrett REED. And special nephew to Brian and Cynthia HANDS. Friends are welcome to meet with the family Wednesday evening December 19 from 7: 00 to 9: 00 p.m. at Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel, 2401 Steeles Ave West (3 lights west of Dufferin). Service Thursday, December 20th at 11: 30 a.m. Interment Holy Blossom Section of Pardes Shalom Cemetery. Shiva 69 Arjay Cres. Donations may be made to The David Balick Memorial Fund c/o The Benjamin Foundation, 3429 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario M6A 2C3, 416-780-0324 or www.benjamins.ca

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REED 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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REED o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-06-14 published
CLARKE, Alan Martin (August 1, 1929-June 12, 2007)
After a full and wonderful life, and a long struggle with Parkinson's Disease, Alan died in Toronto on June 12, 2007 at the age of 77. Alan cherished his family, and will be forever missed by his beloved children Andrew (Lucy VAN OLDENBARNEVELD,) Beth (Laura CABOTT,) Jeffrey (Jane RUPERT,) and Matthew Devlin (Alexandra KIRBY,) his granddaughters, Ella and Grace, and Margot, his wife of 40 years. He leaves behind his brother Edgar (Betty), his sisters, Mary (Haruo KAWAI,) Harriet (Jacob ENNS) and Margaret (Sidney TJEPKEMA, his sister-in-law, Vicki BRODDY, and many nieces, nephews and life-long Friends. The son of Emily (EDGAR) and Lorne CLARKE, Alan was born in Stratford, spent his early years in Sudbury and his childhood and teenage years in Ottawa South. He graduated from Glebe Collegiate Institute and Victoria College, University of Toronto with a bachelor's degree in philosophy and ethics. Alan dedicated his life to social change through adult education, and community development. He was also a committed advocate for human rights. In the 1950s he spent several summers as a labourer/teacher and then supervisor for Frontier College beginning a lifelong interest in fostering adult literacy. He worked for ten years with the Young Men's Christian Association at various branches in Toronto. In 1958 he was the founder and first director of The Centre for Adult Education at the North Toronto branch which led to the founding of York University in 1959. From 1960 to 1966 he was Executive Director of the Canadian Citizenship Council and concurrently, for three years, of the Canadian Centenary Council. His next challenge was as the first Executive Director of the Company of Young Canadians, 1966 to 1968. He began a fifteen year tenure at Algonquin College in 1970 as the Director of the Demonstration Project in Community Development and then as the Director of Continuing Education. In 1985-86 he was Advisor to the Canadian Emergency Coordinator for the African Famine. The last ten years of his formal working career were as Communications Advisor for the International Joint Commission. Throughout his working life and as a volunteer in retirement, Alan worked with many local, national and international organizations, contributing, among others, to Project 4000, the Movement for Canadian Literacy, and the United Nations Association in Canada. He was a contributing author to 'Strong and Free: a Response to the War Measures Act', in 1970. Alan's family would like to express a great debt of thanks to the 3rd and 4th floor staff at the North York Seniors Health Centre, especially Lidia and Mary-Helene. The family would also like to thank Estelle REED for the love and care she provided in Alan's last years. A memorial service celebrating Alan's life and legacy will be held in Ottawa at the First Unitarian Congregation, 30 Cleary Avenue, on Sunday June 17, at 3: 30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Alan's memory to the Parkinson Society of Ottawa, 1053 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, K1Y 4E9.

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REED o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-06-16 published
He steered Canada's answer to the Peace Corps through rough waters
As executive director of the Company of Young Canadians in the idealistic Sixties, he fended off critics who said it was infiltrated by Communists
By Douglas McARTHUR, Special to The Globe and Mail, Page S10
Toronto -- As a toddler during the Depression, Alan Martin CLARKE helped his mother hand out food to men riding the rails in search of work. As a university student he spent summer months with the adult-literacy organization Frontier College, toiling on a railway gang during the day and teaching his co-workers to read in the evening.
Those early acts kicked off a lifelong commitment to adult education, social action and human rights, in which he played key roles with Frontier College, the Young Men's Christian Association, Algonquin College, the International Joint Commission and the United Nations Association in Canada.
But no job brought him more publicity, good and bad, than his stint from 1966 to 1968 as executive director of the fledgling Company of Young Canadians. He headed the government-financed agency at a time when the press and many politicians were charging it was controlled by Communists, radicals and Québécois separatists.
"Alan's life touched a lot of people," says David MacDonald, a former Conservative cabinet minister who hired Mr. CLARKE for projects several times. "He was a community educator par excellence. He had an intense interest in citizen empowerment."
Over the years, Mr. CLARKE fought for many causes, both as an employee and as a citizen volunteer. Early in his career, he played a key role in the establishment of Toronto's York University. He worked in Ottawa to help settle Vietnamese "boat people" fleeing Communism in 1979, to raise funds for African famine relief in 1985 and 1986, to help Canadians increase their reading skills through the Movement for Canadian Literacy and to turn an old Ottawa courthouse into a centre for the arts.
He first came to national prominence in the 1960s as head of the beleaguered Company of Young Canadians. The group, modelled roughly on the U.S. Peace Corps, was created by prime minister Lester Pearson's Liberals during a turbulent era when baby boomers were coming of age and questioning traditional values. The Company of Young Canadians's mandate was to deploy young Canadians in impoverished communities across the country where they would help people better their lives.
In 1967, opposition members demanded the government put the Company of Young Canadians on a short leash after two volunteers, David DePoe and Lynn Curtis, took part in a rally against the U.S. war in Vietnam.
Mr. CLARKE insisted the volunteers had acted strictly as individuals, and threatened to resign if the prime minister didn't defend the agency's independence in Parliament. Eventually, Mr. Pearson did just that, thanks to the intercession of Marc Lalonde, then a member of the Company of Young Canadians council and an adviser to the Prime Minister's Office. Mr. Lalonde would later become a cabinet minister under Pierre Trudeau.
Mr. CLARKE's victory was short-lived, however, as new charges of radicalism and overspending continued to dog the organization. In 1968, Mr. CLARKE was ordered by the office of Gérard Pelletier, then secretary of state, to fire Martin Beliveau, a Quebec employee accused of separatist leanings. Despite his misgivings, Mr. CLARKE asked Mr. Beliveau to resign, then he handed in his own resignation.
Mr. CLARKE quit on a matter of principle, says Stewart Goodings, who replaced him as executive director, and was to quit himself within a matter of months.
"No one man could have solved the dilemmas that CLARKE faced daily," wrote Ian Hamilton in his 1970 book, The Children's Crusade: The Story of the Company of Young Canadians. He praises Mr. CLARKE for fighting for the group's independence and involving the volunteers in decision making, but faults him for not hiring people capable of keeping the Company of Young Canadians on an even keel. The group was brought under government control in 1969 and finally disbanded in 1976.
Co-workers remember Mr. CLARKE as a serious man who worked long hours. But his family saw his fun-loving nature.
"Every so often he would come into our bedrooms, stark naked and carrying just a briefcase," recalls his oldest son, Andrew. "He'd say, 'Okay, I'm off to work.' The children, fearing he was so distracted he had forgotten to dress, would rush downstairs to head him off. They would find him hiding in the closet.
The son of Emily (EDGAR) and Lorne CLARKE, both teachers, he grew up in a strict Baptist home in Sudbury. The family later moved to Ottawa where he was graduated from Glebe Collegiate Institute.
While earning a degree in philosophy and ethics at the University of Toronto, he spent his summers as a labourer-teacher and later as a supervisor with Frontier College. He went on to become first a member, then chairman of the college board. He was employed during his university years, and immediately after, by the Young Men's Christian Association. In 1958, while serving as founder and first director of the Centre for Adult Education at the Young Men's Christian Association's North Toronto branch, he was a member of the group that set up York University. York recognized his contribution in 1992 by awarding him an honorary degree.
In 1958, he married Margo BRODDY, a teacher, and lived with her for more than 40 years. They separated in 1998 and were divorced in 2003. They had three children together: Andrew, Beth and Jeffrey. He had another son, Matthew DEVLIN, through a separate relationship.
Alan CLARKE never paid attention to the speed limit when driving, says his son Andrew. "The only times my dad stepped on the brakes were for stop signs, red lights and to check out pretty girls."
At the family dinner table, Mr. CLARKE challenged his children by leading discussions about current events. "He wanted us kids to learn to think things out for ourselves," says his daughter Beth.
Prior to Mr. CLARKE's appointment with the Company of Young Canadians, he served six years as executive director of the Canadian Citizenship Council and concurrently, for three years, as director of the Canadian Centenary Council. For 15 years, starting in 1970, he worked at Ottawa's Algonquin College as director of a community development project and later as director of continuing education.
In 1985, he was hired as an adviser to David MacDonald, who had been named Canadian emergency co-ordinator for the African famine. Mr. MacDonald says he was initially reluctant to hire Mr. CLARKE because he had employed him in the past, and because they were close Friends. He feared the appointment would look like nepotism.
But he went ahead when Joe Clark, then prime minister, insisted Mr. CLARKE was the only person capable of motivating Canadians to contribute. A Decima poll later showed that two out of every three Canadians made a donation.
For the next 10 years, Mr. CLARKE served as communications officer with the International Joint Commission, a Canadian-U.S. body that deals with issues concerning shared boundary waters. Mr. CLARKE joined the board of the United Nations Association in Canada in 1989, and worked there on a contract basis after his retirement from the International Joint Commission in 1996. He continued to come into the office after he was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease but realized that his memory was starting to fail.
"He was remarkably calm as he faced that challenge, recalls Joan Broughton, the group's public information officer. "It was tough to watch and wonderful to watch at the same time."
In 2000, he moved in with Estelle REED, a civil servant and long-time friend. They lived together first in Ottawa and later in Toronto. She continued to care for him after he was admitted to North York Seniors Health Centre in Toronto, where he was to live for 2½ years.
Alan Martin CLARKE was born on August 1, 1929, in Stratford, Ontario He died in Toronto on June 12, 2007, of complications from Parkinson's disease. He was 77. He leaves his wife of 40 years, Margo (née BRODDY;) children Andrew, Beth and Jeffrey CLARKE and Matthew DEVLIN; two granddaughters, Ella and Grace CLARKE a brother Edgar; three sisters, Mary, Harriet and Margaret; and his common-law partner, Estelle REED, . A memorial service will be held tomorrow at the First Unitarian Congregation, 30 Cleary Avenue, Ottawa at 3: 30 p.m.

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REED o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-07-14 published
STRUTHERS, Jean Laurie (née BOWLEY)
Peacefully, and with characteristic grace, in her eighty-eighth year, following a fifteen-day illness, on 4 July 2007, at University Hospital in London, Ontario. Born 6 October 1919 in Adelaide Township, Middlesex County; third of four children of Walter and Eva BOWLEY. Graduate of Strathroy Collegiate Institute and of Westervelt College in London. Lived vibrantly, generously, kindly, affectionately. Loving wife for nearly fifty years of Jack STRUTHERS of London (d. 1991) and, later, loving partner for over eleven years of William BOWIE of Grand Bend (d. 2006.) Predeceased, too, by her elder sister, Mary BOWLEY, her older sister, Anne KEMP, her younger brother, Walter BOWLEY, and by other Friends, among them, her older sister's husband, Jim KEMP, Fred and Jean Hammerton, Win Schell.
Loving mother of Doctor J.R. (Tim) STRUTHERS and ever-appreciative friend of his wife, Doctor Marianne MICROS, both professors of English at The University of Guelph. Loving and especially proud grandmother of their daughters Eleni KAPETANIOS and Joy STRUTHERS, and fond friend of their respective partners, Dan BORTOLLON and Rob STEFANYK, all of Guelph. Loving aunt of Penn KEMP, of Jamie KEMP, of Frank, Marc, Joel, and Luke BOWLEY. Mentor and friend to many others. Herself now repeating, as her mother had said to her, "I will always be with you." And she will. All those around her being reassured, made finer, made resplendent, by her presence. Individuals are invited to remember Jean in their own personal ways, by continuing to be their own special selves. Cards, words, remembrances may be sent to The Struthers Family, 75 James Street West, Guelph, Ontario N1G 1E5. Any financial donations may be directed to the organization of each person's choice or to "London Health Sciences Foundation, Critical Care / Intensive Care Unit," 747 Baseline Road East, London, Ontario N6C 2R6. Heartfelt thanks are extended to the good souls already named, particularly Penn KEMP, along with Jean's very special friend, Ursula WEINHARDT, Jean's caregivers, Cheryl GOCAN and Sylvia REED, her doctor, Keith FERGUSON, the staff in the Intensive Care Unit of University Hospital, and those other relatives and Friends of Jean's and her family's who shared, appreciated, returned Jean's love and delight and dignity, who strive to keep these qualities alive.

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REED o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-08-02 published
HARRIES, Geoffrey Stephen
Passed away at the Montreal General Hospital on Monday, July 23, 2007, following a courageous battle with cancer.
Stephen was born in Montreal on January 13, 1931. He was a retired employee of Dominion Textiles, and a member of the Atwater Club and the MAAA.
Beloved husband of the late Patricia (1996), he is survived by his son David and his daughter Laura (Jean BOUTIN) and grandchildren Charles, James, Edward, Erika and William HARRIES; and Jonathan, Caroline, Emilie and Olivier BOUTIN. Beloved brother and brother-in-law of Doctor John HARRIES and Eleanor HARRIES. Predeceased by his brother Martin (Mary-Pat MANAHAN.) He is survived by a dear friend and companion, Irene REED.
A memorial service will be held at: Mount Royal Funeral Complex, 1297 Chemin de la Foret, Outremont, Quebec, H2V 2P9 (514) 279-6540, on Sunday, September 9, 2007 at 1: 00 p.m., followed by a gathering.
Special thanks to the staff at the Montreal General Hospital and Palliative Care Services. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Montreal General Hospital Palliative Care Services.

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REED o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-08-11 published
VENNEWITZ, Leila (formerly MELCHERS, née CROOT)
Died in Vancouver, British Columbia on August 8, 2007. Born in Hampshire, England, in 1912, only daughter of Horace and Winifred CROOT (née DAW) of Barnstaple, North Devon. Predeceased by her beloved husband William VENNEWITZ, who died in 1997 after a marriage of 56 years. Also predeceased by her only brother, Sir John CROOT, as well as her first husband, Hans MELCHERS. Leila is survived by one daughter, Carla REED; three granddaughters: Julia REED, Dr. Jennifer and Gordon MacPHERSON, and Jill and Scott CONSTABLE also by three great-grandchildren, Alison and Owen MacPHERSON and Lucas CONSTABLE. Instead of flowers, charitable donations would be welcomed. Memorial service will be held privately.

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REED o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-09-26 published
REED- LEWIS, Harry William
Peacefully, with his family at his side, at West Lincoln Memorial Hospital, Grimsby, on Tuesday, September 25, 2007, in his 85th year. Beloved and fully devoted husband of Jeanne for 60 great years. Loving father of Patty McCONNELL (Michael) of Burlington, Mary Peg PARKIN (Brock) of Waterloo, Nancy HAMILTON (Gord) of St. Catharines, Janet SHELTON (Bob) of Tillsonburg, Jennifer REED- LEWIS (Bob FRANKS) of North Vancouver. Cherished grandfather of 9 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Also missed by sisters Joan, Peggy, Molly, Nella, and Dorothy. Predeceased by brother Fr. Leo REED- LEWIS. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at Saint_Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, 135 Livingston Avenue, Grimsby, on Saturday, September 29, 2007, at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy to the Canadian Cancer Society would be sincerely appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to Stonehouse-Whitcomb Funeral Home, GRIMSBY (905-945-2755) www.smithsfh.com

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REED o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-12-15 published
SCOTT, James Jim Menzies
Peacefully, with his family by his side, at Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital, Burlington on Thursday, December 13, 2007 at the age of 78. Beloved husband of Bettina 'Betsy' SCOTT. Adored father of Lynn SCOTT (Mark STRONG) of Ottawa, Brenda McAULIFFE and her husband Richard of Burlington, Greg SCOTT and his wife Lorie of Mississauga and Nancy REED and her husband Rob of Burlington. Cherished 'Grampa' of Amy-Rose, Jonathan, Jeff and Kailee, Sarah and baby Jenny. James will be dearly missed by his sister, Grace SHACKELL and her husband Stewart of Ottawa, twin-brother, Doctor John 'Spike' SCOTT and his wife Barb of Ottawa and many extended family members. James was an enthusiastic innovator with a 'craving for challenge' that spanned over his 40 years in the packaging industry. James was also past president of the Packaging Association of Canada and Canadian Paper Box Manufacturing Association (North American Packaging Association). Jim was an avid tennis player and sailor who loved life and his family with a 'passion scarcely human'. A special thank you to Pat Deley for her care and support. Visitation at Smith's Funeral Home, 1167 Guelph Line (one stoplight north of Queen Elizabeth Way), Burlington (905-632-3333), on Monday, December 17, 2007 from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Private Family Service will be held. Cremation to follow. If desired, as an expression of sympathy, donations made to the Alzheimer Society of Canada would be greatly appreciated by the family. www.smithsfh.com

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REED o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-12-19 published
BALICK David
Peacefully on Monday, December 17, 2007 at Credit Valley Hospital. David BALICK, beloved husband of Laurie. Adoring father of Harrison. Devoted son of Sharon and Stanley CLAVIR and the late Richard BALICK. Loving brother of Robin MIRSKY. Loved Son-in-law of Jean and Garnet REED of Proton Station. Caring Grandson of Esther and the late Harry HANDS. Dear brother-in-law of Ron and Susan REED, and Rob and Kellie REED. Loving uncle of Jonah and Hannah MIRSKY, and Garnet, Sean, Carson, Bryant, and Garrett REED. And special nephew to Brian and Cynthia HANDS. Friends are welcome to meet with the family Wednesday evening December 19 from 7: 00 to 9: 00 p.m. at Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel, 2401 Steeles Ave West (3 lights west of Dufferin). Service Thursday, December 20th at 11: 30 a.m. Interment Holy Blossom Section of Pardes Shalom Cemetery. Shiva 69 Arjay Cres. Donations may be made to The David Balick Memorial Fund c/o The Benjamin Foundation, 3429 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario M6A 2C3, 416-780-0324 or
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REEKIE o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2007-07-31 published
BEIRNES, Eileen Katherine (SEABROOK)
Passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 28th, 2007 at the Grey Bruce Health Services in Markdale in her 78th year. The former Eileen SEABROOK was the beloved wife and best friend of her late husband, Joseph BEIRNES. She was dearly loved and will be sadly missed by her children Fred and Ted and his wife Heather. She was a sister to Dyson SEABROOK (Lynette) and Jessie RICHARDS. Eileen was a sister-in-law to John (Judy), Alex (Sally), Frank (Helen Marie), Muriel WOODS, Dorothy BERRY, Katherine REEKIE (Harvey) and Eileen BIERNES. Her memory will be cherished in the hearts of her grandchildren: Amy, Tom and Andy. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Eileen was a truly kind lady who endeared herself to many and was especially close to the Ondhia family. She was predeceased by her brothers-in-law: Jim, George and Ralph. Friends are invited to call at the Currie Funeral Home in Chatsworth on Wednesday afternoon and evening 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. thence to Latona Presbyterian Church in Dornoch where the funeral service will be conducted on Thursday afternoon at 2 p.m. by Rev. Bill VANDERTELT. Interment will take place in the Shiloh cemetery. If so desired, memorial contributions to the Latona Presbyterian Church, the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation, The Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

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REEKIE o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2007-12-05 published
CALDWELL, Alan James
At Grey Bruce Health Services, Owen Sound on Monday, December 3, 2007. Alan CALDWELL of Owen Sound at the age of 59. Sadly missed by his children; Jeff, Matthew and his wife Jocelyn, Amy and her husband David DE MELO and their mother Mary CALDWELL (nee KYTE.) Also missed by his nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and Mary's family. Predeceased by his parents Ada and James CALDWELL, his sister and her husband Catherine and Bob REEKIE. Alan was a gifted music teacher and spent most of his career at Hillcrest Elementary and Sydenham Community Schools. Alan was involved with many community and charitable organizations including the Kiwanis Music Festival and the Brotherhood of Anglican Churchmen. Friends are invited to the Tannahill Funeral Home 519-376-3710 for visiting on Thursday, December 6, 2007 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be conducted at St. George's Anglican Church on Friday, December 7, 2007 at 1 o'clock with Canon Christopher PRATT and Rev. Claire MILLER officiating. If desired, memorial donations may be made to Sleeping Children Around the World or St. George's Anglican Church. Members of St. George's Lodge #88, A.F.& a.m. will hold a memorial service at the funeral home on Thursday evening at 6: 45 p.m. “Let the music play on&rdquo

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REEN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-09-15 published
WILLER, James Sydney Harold
Beloved father, artist, sculptor, environmental activist and writer, Jim passed away peacefully on September 6, 2007 at Saint Paul's Hospital, Vancouver. Born in London, England in 1921, Jim studied at the University of Manitoba, the Hornsey School of Art in London and the Royal Academy of Amsterdam. His paintings are included in Permanent collections at the National Gallery of Canada, The Winnipeg Art Gallery, and the Vancouver Art Gallery. Jim exhibited his work for the National Gallery Tour in both 1953-54 and 1970-71. He won the Canadian Overseas Award in 1967 and from 1973-96 showed numerous group exhibitions and one-man shows at the Bau-Xi Gallery, Vancouver. Jim's science fiction novel Paramind written in 1967 won the Canada 2000 Award. A celebration of Jim's life will be arranged and announced in the future. He is survived by his three daughters Kathleen WILLER of Coleman, Alberta, Xanthe CHAROV of New York City, New York, Sophie REEN of Greensburg, Indiana, by Chris CAVERS (first wife and mother of Kathleen) and by seven grandchildren.

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REES o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2007-01-02 published
COPE, Dorothy Rosamond (née KAMINS)
At Alexandra Hospital, Ingersoll on Friday, December 29, 2006, Dorothy Rosamond (KAMINS) COPE, of Ingersoll, in her 87th year. Dear daughter of the late Bernard and Elizabeth KAMINS. Wife of the late Robert COPE (1996.) Dear mother of Michael of Whitehorse, Yukon, Marene and her partner Deb of London and Pat and her husband Don of Ingersoll. Dear grandmother of Scott and Ian COPE, Shaun BALTUS, David and Bob VAN REES, Michelle FOSTER, Amy BRAUEN and eleven great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her daughter-in-law Elizabeth COPE and one sister Bernice MacARTNEY. She belonged to the Creative Arts Centre and was a member of I.T.O.P.A. for many years. She was also a supporter of the Conservative Party. Dorothy was an avid golfer in her time and she belonged to the same bridge club for over 40 years. Church, family and Friends were very important to her. Friends will be received at the McBeath-Dynes Funeral Home, 246 Thames St. S., Ingersoll Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where service will be held on Thursday, January 4, 2007 at 11: 00 a.m. Rev. Jim CARR officiating. Interment Ingersoll Rural Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial donations to Saint_James Anglican Church or Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family.

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REES o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-08-25 published
McKEAG, Honorary Colonel (Retired) The Honourable William John, CM, OM, CD, B. Comm., LL.D
At home on Thursday, August 23, 2007 William John (Jack) McKEAG died surrounded by his family. Beloved husband of Dawn CAMPBELL for 56 years. Loving father of Janis (Clifton RICHARDSON,) Darcy (Tom CRAWFORD), Kelly and Douglas (Onalea GILBERTSON), and grandfather of Scott and Colin REES and Stephanie (Alan SAMUELS,) Shannon and Matthew CRAWFORD. Survived by niece Ellen (Kowalski) sisters-in-law Sharon (Vic NAIMISH), Sonya (Scott WRIGHT), Dilly (Bill BURNS) and Pat (Drewett) and one brother-in-law Keith CAMPBELL. Jack was born on March 17, 1928 to Thomas and Isabelle McKEAG in Beresford, Manitoba. He was 18 months old when a car/train collision at Chater, Manitoba killed his mother and older sister. Jack was thrown clear, unharmed, and with the consent of his father, was adopted by George H. McKEAG (cousin of Thomas) and his wife Elizabeth BIGGAR. Jack grew up in Winnipeg, attending Queenston, Robert H. Smith and Kelvin Schools. He graduated from the University of Manitoba in 1949 with a Bachelor of Commerce. He then joined the family business Security Storage Ltd. (sold to British Traction in 1956) remaining there until 1960, serving as President 1952-60. He helped found McKeag-Harris Realty, latter known as McKeag Realty, and maintained an active role until 2000. Jack was a 'generous and giving guy' who volunteered in his beloved Winnipeg in a great variety of causes. He was a life-long member of St. Andrew's River Heights United Church. He joined the Kiwanis Club in 1951 and thoroughly enjoyed his association, keeping up contact with Friends that he met and worked with in the organization. He served as the President of the Winnipeg Club and as District Governor of the 67 Clubs in Western Canada. The family excursions to Kiwanis conventions across Canada and the U.S.A. rank high in memorable family trips, full of happenings and mis-happenings. Jack loved politics and worked locally for the Liberal party through many elections. In 1977, Prime Minister Trudeau appointed Jack as Lieutenant-Governor of the province of Manitoba, a position he held for 6 years. He was deeply honoured to have served Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth. He enjoyed travelling the province, attending fairs, festivals and curling bonspiels. Over 36,000 people from all walks of life attended functions at Government House. Following his tenure as Lieutenant-Governor, Jack returned to the business sector. During this time he served on a number of Boards of Directors provincially, nationally and internationally. These Boards of Directors included: Canadian Motorways Ltd. (1963-80); M.E.P.C. Canadian Properties Ltd. (1974-77); The Investors Group (1975-98) Johnson and Higgins Willis Faber Ltd. (1976-92); Grace General Hospital (1976-86); Manitoba Museum of Man and Nature (1976-84) Greater Winnipeg Gas Company (1978-86); Norcen Energy Resources Ltd. (1980-86); The Council for Canadian Unity (1981-87); Governor of the Olympic Trust of Canada (1983-91) and various community organizations. He was also a member of the St. Charles Country Club, The Manitoba Club, and past member of Winnipeg Winter Club, and Lakewood Country Club. Jack loved duck hunting with his Friends and family. He became a member of Ducks Unlimited (Canada) in 1976, serving as President 1984-85 and as Chairman 1986-88. He was a big booster of the Winnipeg Jets too, serving as President 1976-77) In 1973, Jack was appointed Honorary Colonel of the Fort Garry Horse, enthusiastically supporting the regiment until retirement in 1998. Jack was the recipient of many honours during his lifetime, including: The Knight of Grace in the Canadian Priory of the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of Saint_John of Jerusalem (1971), Knight of Justice (1982); Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Medal (1978); Canadian Decoration (1986), Commemorative Medal for the 125th Anniversary of Canadian Confederation (1993) Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal. Jack and Dawn were keen travellers and covered a great part of the world. Always, however Winnipeg was home. The favourite place for the family to gather each summer was at Granite Lake, Ontario. In spite of all Jack's honours and activities, he always had time for his family activities - be it school, hockey, soccer, baseball, swim meets or the horse barn. He was always ready with a little 'walking around money' for 'his Buds'. For the first time since 1980, Jack could not spend part of the winter in Sarasota, Florida. He was too ill to travel. During his illness, Jack was looked after by a legion of caring people at the Grace Hospital and by the Home Care and their Palliative Care Unit. Angels All! It allowed him to die at home in the midst of his family. A special thanks to Doctor T. Morgan and Colonel Max Ryan. The service for William John (Jack) McKEAG will take place on Wednesday, August 29, 2007 at 1: 00 p.m. at St. Andrew's River Heights United Church, Winnipeg, Manitoba. Internment will take place at a latter date. The pallbearers will be members of the Fort Garry Horse Regiment. Flowers are gratefully declined. Donations in fond tribute to Jack's Memory can be made to Cancer Care Manitoba or the Manitoba Diabetes Association or a charity of your choice. Neil Bardal Inc. (204) 949-2200 www.nbardal.mb.ca

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REES 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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REESE o@ca.on.simcoe_county.nottawasaga.stayner.stayner_sun 2007-08-22 published
REESE, Carol Maria - Missing heirs for the Estate of
Notice To Creditors And Others
In the estate of Carol Maria REESE, (a.k.a. Lieselotta Marie Karola REESE, a.k.a. Karola Marie REESE,) Pensioner, Deceased.
All persons having claims as creditors against the estate of the above mentioned, late of the Township of Clearview, in the County of Simcoe, who died at the said Township of Clearview, on June 8, 2006, are required to file proof of same with the undersigned on or before October 17, 2007. After that date the Public Guardian and Trustee will proceed to distribute the estate, having regard only to the claims of which she then shall have had notice. Anyone having knowledge of a Will or next-of-kin of the above mentioned is also requested to contact the undersigned.
Dated at Toronto on August 15, 2007.
Public Guardian And Trustee, Estate Trustee 595 Bay Street, Suite 800 Toronto, Ontario M5G 2M6 File: 816700-016
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REESE o@ca.on.simcoe_county.nottawasaga.stayner.stayner_sun 2007-08-29 published
REESE, Carol Maria - Missing heirs for the Estate of
Notice To Creditors And Others
In the estate of Carol Maria REESE, (a.k.a. Lieselotta Marie Karola REESE, a.k.a. Karola Marie REESE,) Pensioner, Deceased. All persons having claims as creditors against the estate of the above mentioned, late of the Township of Clearview, in the County of Simcoe, who died at the said Township of Clearview, on June 8, 2006, are required to file proof of same with the undersigned on or before October 17, 2007. After that date the Public Guardian and Trustee will proceed to distribute the estate, having regard only to the claims of which she then shall have had notice. Anyone having knowledge of a Will or next-of-kin of the above mentioned is also requested to contact the undersigned.
Dated at Toronto on August 15, 2007.
Public Guardian And Trustee, Estate Trustee 595 Bay Street, Suite 800 Toronto, Ontario M5G 2M6 File: 816700-016
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REESE o@ca.on.simcoe_county.nottawasaga.stayner.stayner_sun 2007-09-05 published
REESE, Carol Maria - Missing heirs for the Estate of
Notice To Creditors And Others
In the estate of Carol Maria REESE, (a.k.a. Lieselotta Marie Karola REESE, a.k.a. Karola Marie REESE,) Pensioner, Deceased.
All persons having claims as creditors against the estate of the above mentioned, late of the Township of Clearview, in the County of Simcoe, who died at the said Township of Clearview, on June 8, 2006, are required to file proof of same with the undersigned on or before October 17, 2007. After that date the Public Guardian and Trustee will proceed to distribute the estate, having regard only to the claims of which she then shall have had notice. Anyone having knowledge of a Will or next-of-kin of the above mentioned is also requested to contact the undersigned.
Dated at Toronto on August 15, 2007.
Public Guardian and Trustee, Estate Trustee 595 Bay Street, Suite 800 Toronto, Ontario M5G 2M6
File: 816700-016
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REESOR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-09-01 published
REESOR, Mary " Mollie" (née WARBURTON,) R.N.
On Friday, August 31, 2007 at 83 years of age, Mollie, peacefully passed away. Best friend and beloved wife of the late Clayt REESOR. Loving Mom of seven children, Bob (Carol,) Beverley (Paul PARADIS,) Betteann (Brian), Bonnie (Frank PFENDT), Don (Lori), Ted (Sandy), and Barbra (Eric VENNE.) Proud Nana of Jen (Rob ANDRUS,) Tim (Janine), Heather, Jonathan, Jaclyn (Marco MERLIN), David, Robbie, Patty, Mollie, Hannah, Kris, Brianna, Shanna, James, Mitch, Emily, Kristen, and Lindsay. Great Nana to Matthew, Katelyn, and Scarlett. Mollie was the daughter of the late William and Olive WARBURTON, and sister to the late William Jr. (Dot), and the late Barbara (Bill OCKENDON,) and will be sadly missed by sisters Dorothy (Harold TROUGHTON,) and Norma (Frank SPARROW.) Auntie Mollie to many nieces and nephews and their families. Born in England, emigrated and raised in Oakville, Mom moved to Toronto and graduated from the Wellesley School of Nursing. She settled in Scarborough, and with Clayt nurtured their family. Mom nursed at the Scarborough Centenary Hospital from it's opening in 1967 to her retirement. Mollie will be more than missed by the many Friends she and Clayt had in Markham, the neighbours in Dorset Park, and the second family at the Pirate's Inn in Barbados. Hundreds of people sport her hand knitted mittens, socks, sweaters and cozy blankets. She spent her remaining years in Dundas The family would like to acknowledge her Friends at Creekside Drive and Dundas Retirement Place. Mollie is resting at the Ogden Funeral Home, 4164 Sheppard Ave. E., (east of Kennedy Rd.). Visitation is from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Monday. A funeral service will be held in the Ogden Chapel on Tuesday at 1 o'clock. Reception to follow. Mom recognized and was grateful for the exceptional care provided at the Hamilton General Hospital, especially from Doctors ASSAM and M. SANG. Mom and her family received compassionate nursing care on Unit 8 South. As the recipient of the Wellesley School of Nursing Bedside Nursing Award 1946, she found this trait in her health care providers. We know that Mom would wish any donations to be made to either the Hospital for Sick Children, The Heart and Stroke Foundation, or the Wellesley School of Nursing Alumni Association Bursary to promote this type of quality health care everywhere.

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REESOR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-09-21 published
TORRANCE, Kenneth Alexander Reesor
(September 29, 1928-September 14, 2007)
Peacefully at Niagara-on-the-Lake Hospital on Friday, September 14, 2007. Dearly loved and loving husband of Gloria (née PEGG) and devoted father of Martha, Emily and Laura. Ken will be sadly missed by his son-in-law John Gillan and granddaughter Kaelyn.
Ken was the youngest child of the late John Alexander TORRANCE and Laura Muriel REESOR of Locust Hill, Ontario. He is survived by his sister Barbara of Locust Hill and was predeceased by his brother Roderick.
A celebration of Ken's life will be held in the Chapel, Toronto Necropolis, 200 Winchester Street, on Tuesday, September 25, 2007 at 1: 00 p.m.
If desired, in lieu of flowers, donations to the Niagara-on-the-Lake Hospital Foundation, 176 Wellington Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0 would be appreciated by the family.

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REEVE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2007-06-29 published
Kitchener trucker killed on 401
His tractor-trailer slammed into the back of another rig.
By Kelly PEDRO, Sun Media, Fri., June 29, 2007
An Ontario Provincial Police officer examines the crushed cab of a transport truck that was involved in a fatal collision with another yesterday in the eastbound lanes of Highway 401 just east of Currie Road. The driver, a 22-year-old man from Kitchener, died after his rig ran into the back of the other. (Sue REEVE, Sun Media)
Ontario's police watchdog is investigating a crash on Highway 401 near Dutton yesterday morning that killed a 22-year-old Kitchener trucker.
The unidentified trucker died after the rig he was driving slammed into the back of another tractor-trailer.
The crash closed the eastbound lanes of the highway for more than eight hours as Ontario Provincial Police re-routed traffic onto Currie Road.
The collision happened about 9: 30 a.m., said Elgin Ontario Provincial Police Const. Michelle SMITH.
Elgin Ontario Provincial Police officers were escorting a truck towing another tractor-trailer from an earlier crash. In that crash, a tractor-trailer rolled into a ditch on the 401 near Currie Road about 4 a.m.
Police decided it was too dangerous to move the rolled vehicle and called in a tow truck, said Rose Bliss, spokesperson for the Special Investigations Unit.
A marked cruiser with its lights and sirens activated was leading the tow truck. Another marked cruiser followed the tow truck and tractor-trailer.
They were on the south shoulder of the eastbound lanes of the highway when the 22-year-old's tractor-trailer passed the convoy and slammed into the back of another truck, Bliss said.
"We're investigating because there was police presence at the time the crash occurred," she said.
"We're looking at the nature and extent of police involvement. Once we have a complete picture of what happened we can assess where we're going to take it from there."
Eight investigators with the agency are involved in the probe. The Special Investigations Unit probes cases where police actions may have resulted in serious injury or death.
Debris from the smashed cab of the tractor-trailer was strewn across the highway. Part of the cab was crumpled underneath the truck in front. Traffic collision investigators were still on scene late yesterday afternoon, probing the cause. No one else was hurt.
The death was the second this week on Elgin County roads. On Tuesday, Michael HUTCHINSON/HUTCHISON, 71, of Port Stanley was killed in a crash with a fuel tanker. He was driving east on Highway 3 between Quaker and Belmont roads when his car collided with the rear tires of a westbound tanker.
Police are still investigating that crash.
As police gear up for the long weekend, Smith reminded drivers to be safe on the roads.
"Like any other day of any other season, drive safely, leave enough time to get to your destination and be cautious," she said.

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REEVE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2007-07-03 published
Desperate rescue bid fails
Relatives nearly drown trying to save a Quebec man presumed lost on Lake Huron.
By Norman DE BONO, Sun Media, Tues., July 3, 2007
A search continues yesterday along the shores of Lake Huron at Canatara Park in Sarnia for Mark DELISLE of Quebec, who is missing and presumed drowned after jumping from a boat on Canada Day. (Sue REEVE, Sun Media)
Sarnia -- Adel AMIN remembers the look on the face of his brother-in-law, just before he slipped beneath the waves of Lake Huron.
"It's like he was frozen in the water. He was not moving and I knew he was in trouble," said AMIN, 65.
He jumped in to try to save Mark DELISLE, 52, of Sherbrooke, Quebec
DELISLE's 16-year-old son also jumped in.
"(DELISLE) went under and he did not come up again. I did not see him again. We could not find him," AMIN said.
DELISLE, his son, an unidentified man and AMIN, of Sarnia, were in AMIN's 7.9-metre power boat in Lake Huron at the source of the St. Clair River about 1: 45 p.m. Sunday.
A bumper, used for docking, blew off the deck and into the water that had waves one to two metres high, Lambton Ontario Provincial Police said.
The boat circled back.
DELISLE, who was not wearing a lifejacket, jumped into the water to retrieve the bumper. He struggled to stay afloat.
"His son jumped in to try save him. He is only 16. He was so brave," AMIN said of the youth.
The boat was about 30 metres from shore and the powerful current and two-metre waves made rescue impossible and pushed AMIN and the man's son to the nearby beach.
"I almost drowned myself, the current was so strong," said AMIN.
"He was a wonderful man. Everyone loved him. He was so kind."
The boat drifted ashore at the tip of Canatara Beach.
Lambton Ontario Provincial Police's marine unit has been searching the water off Sarnia's Canatara Beach, where Lake Huron and the St. Clair River meet, since Sunday.
Dave BROWN, managing partner of the Bridgeview Marina and Sarnia Bay Marina, believes the incident is a tragic reminder how dangerous the waters at the river's mouth can be.
"It is tragic, very tragic. It can be very dangerous out there especially if the winds are blowing hard and they were blowing that day," BROWN said.
"There are strong currents, a strong undertow there. It shows us how powerful mother nature can be. You always have to be aware of the water."
AMIN moved to Sarnia about 20 years ago after working for United Technology Corp. in the United States.

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REEVE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-06-23 published
REEVE, Doctor John, M.Sc, PhD, D.Sc, F.I.E.E.E.
It is with great sadness that the family of John REEVE is announcing his passing on June 19, 2007, peacefully in Paris, Ontario after a year long battle with cancer. John will be greatly missed by his sons Philip of Iqaluit, Nunavut and Ian of Brantford, Ontario, his dear friend and companion Patricia MOORE of Paris, Ontario, his sisters Pat COFFEY and her husband Brian of Carlisle, England, and Betty HORSFIELD and her partner Jack of Colne, England, numerous nieces and nephews, his former wife Vera and his many Friends and colleagues around the world. John was born in Nelson, Lancashire, England on October 11, 1936. He graduated from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology with a Master of Science degree in 1958 followed by a Phd in 1966 on the subject of high voltage direct current converters. John worked in the electrical industry in England and then became a lecturer at the University of Manchester. A second Doctor of Science degree followed, also from the University of Manchester. John and his family immigrated to Canada in 1967. He became professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Waterloo and continued there until his retirement in 1996. John was very involved with committee work with the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers as well as with CIGRE (International Council on Large Electrical Systems) often acting as chair. He worked as a consultant on electric power systems, was program manager at the Electric Power Research Institute in Palo Alto, California and worked with Hydro-Quebec's Research Institute. In 1996, he was awarded the prestigious Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers Uno Lamm HVDC award at the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers summer power meeting in Denver, Colorado. At the fall 2006 convocation at the University of Waterloo, John was honoured as Distinguished Professor Emeritus. A sportsman and adventurer, John trained and ran the marathon between Buffalo and Niagara Falls in the 1980's. He climbed Mt. Baker in Washington under icy conditions in the 1990's as well as the north Cascades with the American Alpine Institute. He climbed to Machu Pichu by the alternative, difficult route. In 2004, he took part in an Arctic Expedition, a trek from Ikaluit along glacier fed rivers. John raised and showed a variety of pure bred dogs including two that became Canadian champions - Goldie, a Wheaton Terrier and Rosie, a Brittany Spaniel. An avid soccer fan and player, John also coached and acted as referee for youth teams. John's artistic nature expressed itself from an early age beginning when he sang as a boy soprano, with church choirs and solo, including a broadcast over the British Broadcasting Corporation. He was a pianist, an opera lover and became involved with amateur theatre. John was a serious antique and rare book collector. A naturalist, he loved plants and gardens and perhaps one of his greatest joys was to work at his farm on the Rocky Saugeen River north of Durham, Ontario restoring and researching the farmhouse, which dates back to the 1830's, recovering the original laneways, replanting some of the forests and establishing a vineyard. Cremation has taken place. A ceremony at his farm will take place later. John will be remembered at the Faculty Club at the University of Waterloo Monday, June 25th at 7 p.m. If Friends so desire, donations may be made to the Princess Margaret Hospital, the Stedman Community Hospice or a charity of your choice through the Wm Kipp Funeral Home, Paris, (519) 442-3061 or www.wmkippfuneralhome.com

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REEVE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-12-28 published
HINGSTON, Evelyn Stuart (née BURPE)
Montreal. Died peacefully in her sleep, while in Toronto, December 24, 2007. Predeceased by her husband Pat and her brother Leonard BURPEE. Dear mother of Judy DINGLE (Terry) and Bill (André BIGRAS), sister of Lois WINN, survived by her loving granddaughters and grand_son, Martha REEVE (David,) Jill DONALD (Graham) and Michael DINGLE (Jennifer) and five greatly cherished great-grandchildren Sarah, Ali, Tom, Emily and Georgia. Recently, "Gagi" celebrated, in good form, her 90th in Ottawa, Toronto and Victoria. A celebration of her life will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to a charity of your choice.

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