WATT 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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WATT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-06-19 published
STINSON, Frederick Coles, Q.C. (December 28, 1922-June 17, 2007)
Loved husband of Anne, father of Kathy MORRISON (Jim BARNSLEY,) George (d. 1976) and David (Diana), grandfather of Jennifer and Geoffrey MORRISON and Kate and James STINSON, brother of Doctor David STINSON and Mary WATT. Sailor, lawyer, politician and volunteer. Fred served as a Lieutenant in the Royal Canadian Navy in World War 2 and was a Life Member of the R.C.Y.C. He was educated at U.T.S., Trinity College at U. of T. and Osgoode Hall. He was a School Trustee and Chairman of the North York Board of Education, and Member of Parliament for York Centre. He also served in leadership positions with a wide range of organizations, including the Canadian Overseas Volunteers (precursor of Canadian University Services Organization), the Canadian Institute for Public Affairs (now the Couchiching Institute), the African Students Foundation, the Overseas Book Centre, Toronto Brigantine, the Naval Officers Association of Canada, Pueblito Canada, and the Churchill Society. The family expresses its thanks to the staff at Belmont House and Donway Place and to Robert JAEGGIN for their care for Fred over the past decade. Friends are invited to meet with the family and one another at the Humphrey Funeral Home - A.W. Miles Chapel, 1403 Bayview Avenue (south of Eglinton Avenue East), from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday, June 20th. A service will be held in Trinity-Saint Paul's United Church, 427 Bloor Street West (one block west of Spadina), at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 21st with a reception to follow. Cremation and private interment in Innisfil, Ontario at a later date. In memory of Fred, please consider a donation to Pueblito Canada, 403-720 Spadina Avenue, Toronto, M5S 2T9, or www.pueblito.org. Condolences and memories may be forwarded through www.humphreymiles.com

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WATT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-10-05 published
MAY, Sagara Nobuko (May 8, 1933-October 1, 2007)
Born in Vancouver, British Columbia, died suddenly while enjoying her regular early morning walk in her beloved North Toronto neighbourhood. Nobby will be missed by her daughters April (John) WATT and Kathy (Chris) LEIGH- SMITH, and her son Michael (Lucinda) Kono, and her seven grandchildren Michael, Stephanie, Sabrina, Stephan, Paul, Emiko and Elska. She also leaves behind her brothers Hank (Ruby) and Ken (Tami) SAGARA, and her sister Micki (Frank) SANO. No doubt she is already line dancing, doing crossword puzzles, and listening to the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Friends may call at the Trull 'North Toronto' Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, 2704 Yonge St. (5 blocks south of Lawrence) from 2-4 p.m. Saturday October 6, 2007. A private family service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada.

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WATT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2007-01-06 published
Trenton pilot, 2 others die in crash near Yellowknife
Police have identified three men who died when a plane headed for a fishing lodge crashed near Yellowknife.
Pilot Jason WATT, 36, of Trenton, Ontario, and passengers Albert DOCTOR, 41, of Ndilo, Northwest Territories and Patrick ALEXANDER, 53, of Eckville, Alberta., died when the Cessna 185 crashed Wednesday into the ice.
Alexander was also known as Patrick LAWTON.
Royal Canadian Mounted Police say the only survivor, Alfred TSETTA, 40, also of Ndilo, is in Edmonton with serious but apparently non-life-threatening injuries.
He waited more than 19 hours in temperatures that plummeted to 16°C as military search and rescue teams battled through wind and dense cloud cover.
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WATTENBERG o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-08-11 published
BUTTRICK, John Arthur
John Arthur BUTTRICK, Professor of Economics, died in an auto accident on Gabriola Island, British Columbia on July 15, 2007. He was 87 years old. John BUTTRICK was born September 12, 1919 in Rutland, Vermont, first son of George and Agnes GARDNER) BUTTRICK. He grew up in New York City, where his father was a Presbyterian minister and taught at the Union Theological Seminary. John graduated from the Collegiate School in New York and received his B. Sc. in economics from Haverford College (1941), and his M.A. (1947) and PhD (1950) in economics from Yale University. John began teaching economics at Northwestern University (1949-53), and became Professor in the Economics Dept. at the University of Minnesota (1953-73), where he served as Department Chair (1961-63) and headed the Minnesota-Universidad de los Andes Project (1965-66). From 1967-69 he served as Director of Graduate Studies. In 1970, he joined the Economics Department at York University in Toronto, where he directed the Graduate Program in Economics (1979-83). In 1986-89 and 1992 he was Coordinator of York's Centre for Research on Latin America and the Caribbean. In 1989, he was awarded the title of Professor Emeritus. He held visiting professorships at the following universities: Stanford, Vanderbilt, University of California Berkeley, Harvard, the Universities of Tokyo and Singapore, Universidad de los Andes (Colombia), University of Toronto, Huazhong University of Science and Tech and People's University (China), North-South University (Bangladesh), and University of the West Indies and the University of Technology (Jamaica). Throughout his career, John's research interests reflected his political and social engagement, ranging from development issues to education, discrimination, and economic inequities. He coauthored the books Economic Development (with H.F. Williamson), 1954 (Spanish and Japanese editions, 1958); Theories of Economic Growth (with B.F. Hoselitz et al), 1960 (Spanish edition, 1964) and Producer, Consumer, and Social Choice (with O.H. Brownlee), 1968. Some of his journal articles included: Who Goes to University from Toronto (1977), Educational Problems and Some Policy Options (1977), Two Views of Aid and Development (1979), and Economic Discrimination in Toronto (1987). John was a member of Canadian and American Economic Associations, the Canadian Civil Liberties Association, and the Planning Advisory Committee of the City of Toronto. In retirement, he was consultant to the Jamaican Ministry of Finance, the Statistical Institute of Jamaica, and the Planning Institute of Jamaica. As well, John helped advise President Cheddi Jagan's government of Guyana on university education. John is survived by his first wife Doctor Shirley (MILLER) BUTTRICK of Washington, D.C., and his second wife, Ann (TATLOW;) by children Dr. Peter BUTTRICK (Anne WATTENBERG) of Denver, Colorado; Hilary BUTTRICK (Dr. Ted LO) of Toronto, and Michael BUTTRICK of Tokyo. His three grandchildren are Nicholas and Alice BUTTRICK, both at Yale University, and Nina BUTTRICK in Japan. He has two living brothers, Rev. G. Robert BUTTRICK of Tulsa, Oklahoma and Prof. David BUTTRICK of Nashville, Tennessee. John was a Conscientious Objector during World War 2. He was posted to the Forestry Department as a wildfire fighter and Ski Patrol member. He held memberships in the American Civil Liberties Union and the Canadian Civil Liberties Union, Jamaicans for Justice, the Minnesota Democratic-FarmerLabour Party, Science for Peace, and the New Democratic Party of Canada. John reached beyond himself with an easy grace, and lived a life of committed usefulness to others near at hand and all over the world. A memorial gathering will be held at Friends' (Quaker) Meeting House (60 Lowther Avenue, Toronto) at 3 p.m. on Saturday, September 8. In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to Doctors Without Borders.
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WATTERS o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2007-06-18 published
HEPBURN, Eleanor Mae (BENNETT)
Of Wiarton, peacefully surrounded by all her loving family on Saturday June 16, 2007 at London Health Sciences. The former Eleanor Mae BENNETT in her 80th year. Loving wife of Ellery for 58 years. Cherished mother of Karen (Jack MacKINNON,) Yellowknife Kathy (Dave WILSON), Sauble Beach; Gwen GILBERT (friend Ernie FARROW), Wiarton; Marilyn (Garth CAMPBELL), R.R.#1 Hepworth Keith (Dianne), Wiarton; Brent (Wanda), R.R.#4 Wiarton; Vern (Diane), R.R.#4 Markdale; Vic (Brenda), Wiarton; and Melanie (Graham CRAIG), Belfast, Northern Ireland. Beloved Grandmother of Jennifer (Mike WATTERS,) Stephanie (Paul SENIOR,) Heidi (Don VAIL,) Jody WILSON (Laura,) Tatum (friend Brent BELL,) Rachel (Kevin HOWELL), Derick (Joy), Jay, Ronnie (Lindsay), Janna (friend Trevor ORTMAN), Alison, Nick, Mitzi, Nita, Kyle, Kurt, Amy and Sophia. Great-Grandmother of Erin, Cassy, Kate, Jessica, Caillean, Tristan Zach, Braden, Josh and Reid. Dear sister of Arnold BENNETT, Red BAY; and Marlene (Ross DAVIDSON,) Wiarton. Sadly missed by her brothers-in-law; sisters-in-law; nieces; nephews; and many Friends. Predeceased by son-in-law Rick GILBERT; brother, Gordon and sister, Connie BURK/BURKE. Friends are invited to call at the Thomas C. Whitcroft Funeral Home and Chapel, Sauble Beach (519) 422-0041 on Tuesday from 2: 00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. A service celebrating Mae's life will be conducted from Saint_John's United Church, Wiarton on Wednesday June 20th, 2007 at 1 o'clock. Rev. Ed LAKSMANIS officiating. Interment in Colpoy's Bay Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, donations to Heart and Stroke, Lung Association, Diabetes Association or the South Bruce Peninsula Fire Department would be greatly appreciated. In living memory of Mae, a Lilac 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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WATTERS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-06-08 published
RIMES, James R. " Jim"
Suddenly on Saturday June 2, 2007, aged 60 years. Beloved son of James RIMES and the late Alma RIMES. Devoted brother to Stephen, good friend to Maureen RIMES and nephew of Marjorie RIMES. A second father to Shaune and Jessica LOWERY/LOWREY/LOWRIE/LOWRY and like a grandfather to Emma and Ella PORPURO and Sascha LOWERY/LOWREY/LOWRIE/LOWRY. He will be sadly missed by his long time best Friends David LOWERY/LOWREY/LOWRIE/LOWRY, Valerie BOOTH- BURCH and Patty WATTERS. A very special thanks to the bridge players and fishing and camping Friends for their great support.
Jimmy we will love you forever and you will never be forgotten. Thank you for always being there for everyone. Private cremation. There will be a gathering of close Friends, held at a later date. For those who wish, a contribution to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

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WATTERWORTH o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2007-01-06 published
WATTERWORTH, Douglas
In loving memory of Douglas WATTERWORTH, June 27, '38- Jan.7, '05. One year has slipped away, The tears are still here, We saw you sinking, Watched you fade away, Our hearts were broken, You fought so hard to stay. But when we saw you sleeping, So peacefully, free from pain, We could not wish you back, To suffer that again. Forever in our hearts. Wife Mary, children Joanne and Jim, Paul and Paula, Norma and Rod, Lisa and Brian Grandchildren Pamela, Megan, Matthew, Joshua, Monica, Christopher, Jessica and Kyle.

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WATTS o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2007-07-20 published
BRUNK, Nyle H.
(World War 2 Veteran)
Peacefully at Lee Manor in Owen Sound on Thursday July 19, 2007. In his 87th year, Nyle H. BRUNK, loving husband of Marion BRUNK (née JONES) and the late Alma (née HIPEL.) Loving father of Sharon and her husband John DANILKO, Beverley O'DONOGHUE, Rodger and his wife Jan, Gwen and her husband Neil LAMONT and Karen MORRISON. Loved grandfather and great-grandfather. Dear brother of Jean (Mrs. Allan BOWRING), Delmer BRUNK and his wife Jean, Della (Mrs. Albert WATTS), Helen (Mrs. John GINGRICH), and Betty (Mrs. Bob BORDER). Brother-in-law of Sandra (Mrs. Ronald BRUNK.) Fondly remembered by his nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his brother Ronald. Following Nyle's request a celebration of life will be held at a later date. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to the Leprosy Foundation or to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family and may be made by calling Breckenridge-Ashcroft Funeral Home (519) 376-2326.

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WATTS o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2007-12-28 published
MAITLAND, Donald " Don" McFaul
At the Collingwood General and Marine Hospital on Wednesday December 26, 2007. Donald McFaul MAITLAND of Clarksburg, in his 79th year. Beloved husband of the former Nan MUSGRAVE, of Clarksburg. Father of Marsha WATTS (Tony) of Sunderland; Christopher (Penny) of Collingwood and Charles of Ravenna. Grandfather of Trevor, Virginia, Meghan, Claire, Laura, Tyler and Eric. Predeceased by a sister Frances. The family will receive Friends at the Ferguson Funeral Home, The Valley Chapel, Thornbury on Sunday from 2-4 p.m. Members of Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #281 Beaver Valley will conduct a memorial service at the funeral home on Sunday at 1 p.m. followed by a Masonic service, Beaver Lodge, Thornbury #234 at 1: 30 p.m. A funeral service will be conducted at St. George's Anglican Church in Clarksburg on Monday December 31st at 1: 30 p.m. with Canon William BUXTON officiating. Interment of cremated remains will take place at Thornbury-Clarksburg Union Cemetery at a later date. As your expression of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated and may be made through the funeral home.

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WATTS o@ca.on.simcoe_county.nottawasaga.stayner.stayner_sun 2007-05-30 published
KEEFE, George
I wish to thank Friends and relatives in Wasaga Beach, Stayner, Barrie, Hamilton and North Bay for their many visits and acts of kindness during the lengthy illness of my beloved companion George KEEFE, and for the beautiful flowers, cards of condolence and visits following his death at home on April 17, 2007. I also am most grateful to Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Centre for their compassion and careful attention to details at the time of George's passing. I especially thank Mr. Darrin WATTS at the Watts Funeral Home for his invaluable help and advise with my overwhelming problems following this sad event. How thoughtful your kindness, How grateful my heart. Carolyn WOOLLEY
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WATTS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-09-25 published
CHICK, Flora Elizabeth " Betty" (née GORMAN)
Passed away peacefully after a short illness on Saturday, September 22, 2007 in her 92nd year. She was the beloved wife for 62 years of the late Wilfred Charles CHICK and a wonderful and caring mother to Lois and John WYNDHAM of Burlington and John and Margit CHICK of Toronto. She thought the world of her six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren, Morna WATTS and Chris POTTER (Connor, Griffin and Owen,) Stephanie MAHONEY, Angela and Tom MOCH (Ashley,) Greg and Melissa WATTS (Spencer, Cameron and Rowan), Sean CHICK and Colin WYNDHAM, always interested in their activities and travels. Betty is also survived by her sister and brother-in-law Margaret and Floyd ANDERSON of Mesa, Arizona and her sister-in-law Lois GORMAN of St. Catharines. Betty was born in Sault Ste Marie, Ontario, the elder daughter of Margaret and Fred GORMAN. She captured Wilf's heart when he came as a young accountant to audit the books where she worked and they were married in October 1942. Throughout their life together she created a warm and welcoming home for family and Friends, both in Canada and during winters spent in Maui and Arizona after Wilf retired. She had the knack of making Friends wherever she went and until the last few years kept in regular touch with an amazing number of people from every stage of her life. Betty was an active member of Knox Presbyterian Church in Burlington for many years and more recently attended Knox Presbyterian in Oakville. During their years in Burlington she was also active in the Burlington Arts and Letters Club, the Garden Club and the Big Sisters Association. Betty was an avid curler for many years, at the Burlington Curling Club, the Burlington Golf and Country Club and the Mississauga Golf and Country Club. We will miss her zest for life, her sense of humour and her generosity of spirit. Visitation at Smith's Funeral Home, 485 Brant Street (one block north of City Hall), Burlington (905-632-3333) on Thursday from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. where Funeral Service will take place Friday, September 28, 2007 at 1: 30 p.m. Cremation has taken place. If desired, expressions of sympathy to the Alzheimer Society or a charity of your choice would be sincerely appreciated by the family.

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WATTS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-12-31 published
MILLAR, Margaret Fraser (BURTON)
In the veterans wing at Sunnybrook, Margaret died in the afternoon of December 26, 2007 at the age of 101¾. Amazing mother and grandmother to Pam and Claire WATTS. Steadfast, loyal and true. Beloved Aunty Margaret to George ORMSBY and his family, Anne BRAUND and her family, Ken ORMSBY and his family and to Fraser and Joan BURTON. Spirited sister-in-law to Chester McKERGOW, Robin and Jean MILLAR and to Pat and Nancy MILLAR. The oldest and longest surviving sister to Dorothy, Hazel and Gordon. A proud Canadian who served her country in India, promoted Canadian Physiotherapy, "Burtie" to campers and counsellors at GBC and volunteer reader at Canadian National Institute for the Blind for 20 years after retirement. Friends may call at Morley Bedford Funeral Home (159 Eglinton Ave. E., 2 lights west of Yonge, 416-489-8733) on Friday January 4, 2007 between 10: 30 and 11:30 a.m. A funeral service will take place in the Chapel at 11: 30 a.m. If desired, donations may be made to Canadian National Institute for the Blind or Canadian Physiotherapy Association.

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