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BOL o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2007-01-13 published
ZIEGLER, Thomas Calvin
At London Health Sciences Centre, University Hospital following a stroke in September 2006. The family sadly announces his death on January 11, 2007. Survived by Elizabeth Maria (BOL.) Loving father of Dorothy MORGAN (William,) Carolyn GOULDEN, and Bruce and Dina ZIEGLER all of London. Grandpa to Crista and Ashlee GOULDEN, Nikita ZIEGLER and Cody and Brittany CRAFT. Tom will be remembered by his family and Friends looking back at the years he spent at Gord Chant Auto Parts, time spent on the water boating and camping and all the good times bowling. Thank you to all the doctors and nurses at University and South Street Campus. Special thank you to Sharon (7th floor) for all your care and compassion. No funeral service at Thomas's request. Cremation. Arrangements entrusted to London Cremation Services. 519-672-0459

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BOLAND o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-07-04 published
BOLAND, Eileen (née KIRK)
Peacefully on June 26, 2007 with grace and dignity, Eileen passed away after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Much loved daughter of the late Mae and William KIRK. Eileen was predeceased by her beloved husband Corti. Her dearly loved siblings; sister, Marie and brothers, Jack, Ed, Allan and Bill predeceased her also linked as linked as . Eileen will be profoundly missed by her loving and devoted daughter, Maryanne; "favourite son-in-law", Peter; dearly cherished granddaughters, Melissa and Jenny. Eileen also leaves behind her son, John and his family. She will be lovingly remembered by her dear sisters-in-law, Judy, Hetty and Elizabeth, her brother-in-law, Jake; as well as her many treasured nieces and nephews and their families. Eileen touched the lives of many and was loved by all who knew her. Family and Friends are invited to join us in a Celebration of Eileen's Life on Sunday, July 8 at 10: 30 a.m. at the R.S. Kane Funeral Home (6150 Yonge Street, at Goulding, south of Steeles). Donations to The Toronto Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre or The Temmy Latner Centre for Palliative Care both of whom gave quality of life to Eileen's cancer journey. Condolences
www.rskane.ca. R.S. Kane 416-221-1159

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BOLAND o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-12-03 published
BOLAND, Michael James
Born January 24, 1941, died peacefully at home on November 30, 2007 surrounded by the loving care of his family. Mike was a devoted husband of forty-one years to Marie (née KELLY,) a beloved father to Scott, Brad (Kirsten NICOLSON,) Craig, and Kelly (David HILBORN) and the adored "Poppa" of Cait and Luke HILBORN and Murray and Moira BOLAND. He is also survived by his sisters Patricia FORTNUM of Toronto and Jo Ann WRIGHT of Hamilton. A thoughtful, kind and generous man who was always willing to share skills, knowledge and time with others. Mike will be sadly missed by his large extended family and many Friends. Friends may call at the Roadhouse and Rose Funeral Home 157 Main St. S., Newmarket on Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. and on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at Saint_John Chrysostom Church (Main and Ontario streets) Newmarket on Thursday at 10: 00 a.m. followed by interment at Saint_John's Cemetery. Memorial donations to Southlake Regional Health Centre Foundation (Cancer Care) or Community Care Access Centre of York Region would be appreciated. On-line condolences may be made at www.roadhouseandrose.com

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BOLDT 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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BOLDUC o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2007-12-24 published
McKECHNIE, Kenneth Archie
In Durham on Friday December 21, 2007. Ken McKECHNIE of Durham in his 78th year. Beloved husband of Ursula (née KETZKE.) Loved father of Andrew McKECHNIE of Durham, Marina OETELAAR of Keswick, Frank (Anita) PEITZ of Sarnia, Andreas (Cari) PEITZ of Durham, Caroline (Dennis) BOLDUC of Ottawa, Kevin PEITZ (Fay) of Newmarket and Evelyn (Kelly) PEITZ of Durham. Sadly missed by his brother Laurie McKECHNIE of Owen Sound and several grand and great-grandchildren. Predeceased by infant sister Luella and grandchildren Joedy and Heidi. The family will receive Friends at the Fawcett-McEachern Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, Durham on Sunday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at Rockwood Terrace, Durham at 11 a.m. Monday December 24, 2007. Interment Durham Cemetery.

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BOLGER o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2007-10-05 published
ALPAUGH, Mary “Melba” Elizabeth (née CALLAHAN)
Of Owen Sound, formerly of Tara, passed away peacefully at Central Place Retirement Home, Owen Sound on Wednesday, October 3, 2007 in her 85th year. Loving mother of Fred of Port Severn, Bob and his wife Shirley of Tara, Dennis and his wife Lorie of Tara, John and his wife Lynda of Dobbinton, Helen and her husband Jerry BENNINGER of Breslau, Fay and her husband Kenneth FELL of Forest and Dale and her husband Terry BOLGER of London. She will be missed by her sixteen grandchildren and fifteen great-grandchildren. Melba will be fondly remembered by her sister Norma STRONG of Owen Sound. Predeceased by her husband Gordon, son David in infancy, daughter-in-law Carmel, granddaughter Glenda FELL and her brother Glen CALLAHAN. Arrangements are entrusted to Cameron Funeral Home, Chesley and are incomplete at this time.

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BOLGER o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2007-10-09 published
ALPAUGH, Mary “Melba” Elizabeth (née CALLAHAN)
Of Owen Sound, formerly of Tara, passed away peacefully at Central Place Retirement Home, Owen Sound on Wednesday, October 3, 2007 in her 85th year. Loving mother of Fred of Port Severn, Bob and his wife Shirley of Tara, Helen and her husband Jerry BENNINGER of Breslau, Fay and her husband Kenneth FELL of Forest, John and his wife Lynda of Dobbinton, Dennis and his wife Lorie of Tara, and Dale (née McMANN) and her husband Terry BOLGER of London. She will be missed by her grandchildren and great-grandchildren as well as nieces and nephews. Melba will be fondly remembered by her sister Norma STRONG of Owen Sound and sister-in-law Ruby ALPAUGH of Hanover. Predeceased by her husband Gordon, son David in infancy, daughter-in-law Carmel, granddaughter Glenda FELL, brother Glen CALLAHAN and her parents, John and Mary (BAILEY) CALLAHAN. A Celebration of Melba's life will be held on Thursday, October 11, 2007 at 11 a.m. at Cameron Funeral Home, Chesley. Interment in Chesley Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

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BOLIER o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2007-05-28 published
BOLIER, Maral Ann “Marle” (née BENNETT)
At Grey Bruce Health Services, Southampton, on Saturday May 26, 2007. Marle BOLIER (née BENNETT) of Southampton and formerly of Guelph at the age of 64. Beloved wife and best friend of David BOLIER of Southampton. Survived by her daughters Cheryl and Chris and her husband Jim and by her step-children, Maud, Joanne, Helen and her husband Roger, Deb and her partner Bonnie and Herb and his partner Joe. Also survived by her brother, Richard and his wife Judy. She will be missed by her grandchildren and by her Friends, Val and Tammy. Predeceased by David's son Ray. At Marle's request there will be no visitation nor funeral service. Cremation at Woodlawn Memorial Park Crematorium, Guelph. Expressions of Remembrance to the Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements entrusted to the Eagleson Funeral Home, Southampton, (800) 858-9544. Condolences may be forwarded to the family through www.eaglesonfuneralhom)

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BOLLA o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-11-02 published
RICHARDSON, Gordon Macpherson
(Former President of Richardson Agencies Limited)
Passed away peacefully after a courageous battle with cancer at Southlake Regional Health Center, Newmarket, Ontario on Wednesday, October 31, 2007. Gord RICHARDSON, beloved husband of Beth RICHARDSON (née MARTIN.) Dear father of David (Reno, Nevada,) Gordon and his wife Christine (Erin, Ontario), Catherine and her husband Joseph BOLLA (Toronto, Ontario), Patricia Richardson CLARE (Newmarket, Ontario) and Charles "Chuck" (Toronto, Ontario). Fond grandfather of Taunya, Katie, Jessie, Jason, Alexandra, Sarah, Megan and Jillian. A family interment will be held in Briar Hill Cemetery, Sutton, Ontario. Memorial donations to Southlake Regional Health Center, Newmarket, would be appreciated by the family. Arrangement in care of the Forrest and Taylor Funeral Home, Sutton, 905-722-3274.

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BOLLA o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-11-14 published
PATTERSON, Glen, Science '41
Glen slipped away peacefully in Kingston on Sunday morning November 11, 2007 in the hands of his wife Barbara, daughter Judith, longtime family friend Pat BOLLA, and his little Bonni. Born in Brandon, Manitoba to Bertram and Margaret, he attended Queen's and then went on to work in war engineering technology at Northern Electric in Montreal. He moved to Toronto and married Barb and had a fabulous career with Ontario Hydro providing power to the people. He enjoyed his Friends, curling, golf, Florida and the Toronto Blue Jays. He was a loving father and husband, a good-natured man who will be greatly missed by all who knew him. The great tragedy of the family was the loss of Laurie, his younger daughter, in 1970, but he is with her now. The family thanks the staff of Trillium Residence, and of Connell 10 and the Enhanced Care Unit of Kingston General Hospital for their care and compassion. Resting at the James Reid Funeral Home, Cataraqui Chapel (1900 John Counter Boulevard), Kingston. The family will receive Friends, Wednesday evening, from 7: 00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., as well as one hour prior to service time. Funeral service in the chapel on Thursday, November 15 at 2: 00 p.m. Cremation to follow with inurnment at Glendale Memorial Gardens, Toronto, in the spring. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Glen PATTERSON to Providence Care-Hildegarde Centre, c/o Denise HAGERMAN, 275 Sydenham Street, Kingston, Ontario K7K 1G7. (Donations by cheque only please).
www.jamesreidfuneralhome.com

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BOLTON o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2007-07-16 published
BOLTON, Margaret Elizabeth (LIESEMER)
Went home to be with her Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ on Saturday, July 14th, 2007 at the Grey Bruce Health Services in Meaford in her 82nd year. The former Margaret LIESEMER was the beloved wife of the late George BOLTON. She was the loving mother of Joseph, Larry and his wife Linda, Rodger, Jean and her husband John RAWN and Laura and her husband Ernie GATCHELL. She will be fondly remembered by her 8 grandchildren and her 15 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by one grandchild and a brother Lloyd. Friends are invited to call at the Currie Funeral Home in Chatsworth for visitation on Monday afternoon and evening 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m., Thence to Saint_James Lutheran Church where the funeral service will be conducted on Tuesday afternoon at 2 p.m. Pastor Harry HUFF will officiate. Interment: Saint_James Lutheran Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, if so desired, memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

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BOLTON o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2007-08-17 published
KAUFMAN, Joan Marie (née McDONALD)
Of Chesley, passed away at South Bruce Grey Health Centre, Chesley on Wednesday, August 15, 2007 in her 72nd year. Loving mother of Janice HAMEL of Walkerton and Ron KAUFMAN and his friend Jessica BOLTON of Hanover. Cherished grandmother of Jason HAMEL, Laura HAMEL, Katelyn KAUFMAN and Christina KAUFMAN. Joan will be fondly remembered by her sister, Audrey and her husband Jack McNICKEL of Bolton. She was predeceased by her parents, Stuart and Hazel (BURNS) McDONALD. Visitation will be held at Cameron Funeral Home, Chesley on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service will be held on Monday, August 20, 2007 at 11 a.m. Interment Chesley Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

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BOLTON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2007-01-03 published
ROSS, Rebecca Lyn " Becky"
Peacefully, surrounded by her family and Friends, at London Health Sciences Centre, Victoria Hospital, Friday, December 29, 2006, Rebecca Lyn " Becky" ROSS, 45, of London. Beloved daughter of Jim and Marilyn (CLEMAS) ROSS of London. Dear sister of Brian ROSS of London and his wife Sandra of Farmington Hills, Michigan, Laurie ROSS and her husband Mike KRUPA of Kilworth, Gord ROSS and his wife Claire of Burlington. Loved aunt of Amanda, Colin, Matthew, Cameron, Lily, Gracie, Cassie and Emily. She will be sadly missed by her many Friends and her beloved dog Sheba. Predeceased by her grandparents Gordon and Doris (BOLTON) CLEMAS, Albert and Eliza (SIMPSON) ROSS, uncles Gord CLEMAS Jr., Alexander ROSS and aunt Marian HUNTLEY. Becky was a long time employee of Parkwood Hospital and L.H.S.C. and was active in Women's Hockey in London. Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m., Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Westview Funeral Chapel, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, where the Funeral Service will be held Thursday, January 4, 2007 at 1 p.m. The Reverend Darrell SHAULE officiating. Cremation. At Becky's request, memorial donations to the L.H.S.C. Regional Cancer Program for patient needs, London and District Myeloma Support Group or charity of choice would be appreciated. T. Harry Hoffman and Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood, entrusted with arrangements. Condolences at www.hoffmanfuneralhome.com

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BOLTON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.strathroy.age_dispatch 2007-01-09 published
MATHESON, Margaret Matilda (née TOMLINSON)
At Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital, on December 27, 2006, in her 90th year. She was born on March 4, 1917 in Caradoc Twp. Margaret was predeceased by her parents Annie and George TOMLINSON and her husband of 56 years Leonard MATHESON (1999.) Margaret and Leonard lived in Windsor for many years before retiring to Strathroy in 1980. Margaret is survived by a sister Ilene GOUGH of Strathroy and many nieces and nephews. Beloved mother of Nancy (Wisconsin) and Barbara (Singhampton, Ontario). Margaret will be missed by her 5 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. A 1939 graduate of Victoria Hospital School of Nursing, Margaret worked in this profession for over 30 years. She was, for many years, an active United Church member and community volunteer. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Canadian Lung Association. Visitation was held at Denning Bros. Funeral Home, on Friday, December 29, from 1-3 p.m. where service was held at the chapel at 3 p.m. Rev. Jock TOLMAY and Rev. Cheryl BOLTON officiated. Interment Poplar Hill Cemetery. A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Margaret.

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BOLTON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-07-21 published
BOYER, Joan Marie (née SMALLFIELD)
Beloved wife of Michael G. BOYER on July 19, 2007 in her 80th year after a long illness. Loving mother of Richard M. BOYER and his wife Brenda PARKER- BOYER, George F. BOYER and his wife Clare BOLTON, and Pamela Jane BOYER and her husband Andrew ZELIZNAK. Cherished grandmother of five wonderful grandchildren; Christopher John, Emily Louise, Charlotte Cecile, James Flynn and Michael Boyer ZELIZNAK.
There will be a cremation followed by a private internment with no visitation. A service of thanksgiving and a celebration of her life will be held at Saint Mary's Anglican Church, 10030 Yonge Street, Richmond Hill, L4C 1T8 on Wednesday July 25 2007 at 11: 00 a.m. The entrance is off Major Mackenzie on the northwest corner of Yonge and Major Mackenzie. If desired donations in her memory may be made to Saint Mary's Anglican Church (Chapel Restoration Fund) or York Central Hospital Palliative Care Unit, 10 Trench St. Richmond Hill, L4C 4Z3. The family would like to express their heartfelt gratitude to Doctor Matilda NG, Doctor John HAYAMI and Doctor BERGER; the nurses of the Chemotherapy Clinic and those of the Continuing Care and Palliative Care Wings at York Central Hospital. Their exemplary skills were always available to us as was their sympathy and Friendship. We shall never forget them.
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BOLTON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-10-06 published
BOLTON, Hugh James
Passed away in New Port Ritchie, Florida on September 17, 2007 at the age of 85 in the presence of his wife Sarah. Dearest father of Laura and her husband Harold, Robert and his wife Kelly and predeceased by his son Ronald and survived by his wife Joanne. Beloved husband of the late Sylvia Elizabeth WEST (1987.) Greatly missed by his grandchildren Mark (Jillian), Christopher (Heather), Amanda (Bob), Carolyn (Mike), Douglas, Robert, Craig (Lindsay), Emily, Maureen, Steve (Shawna) and Wayne. Great-grandfather of Amy Cole GARETT, Aidan, Kaia, Lannah, Alexander and Ashton. Stepfather of Sara Jane (Bob), Rosemary (Ben) Josephine (Ed) and Sammy (Cheryl). Step-grandfather and great-grandfather to all of their children. All are currently residing in Florida. Hugh will be sadly missed by his family in Sarnia, nieces, nephews and their families. Hugh was a long time member of the Dental Industry and will be remembered by his many colleagues and Friends. Friends will be received at Coutts Funeral Home, 96 St. Andrews Street, Cambridge (519-621-1650) on Thursday, October 11, 2007 from 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home chapel on Friday, October 12, 2007 at 1: 00 p.m. In memory of Hugh donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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BOLTON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-10-09 published
BOLTON, Hugh James
Passed away in New Port Ritchie, Florida on September 17, 2007 at the age of 85 in the presence of his wife Sarah. Dearest father of Laura and her husband Harold, Robert and his wife Kelly and predeceased by his son Ronald and survived by his wife Joanne. Beloved husband of the late Sylvia Elizabeth WEST (1987.) Greatly missed by his grandchildren Mark (Jillian), Christopher (Heather), Amanda (Bob), Carolyn (Mike), Douglas, Robert, Craig (Lindsay), Emily, Maureen, Steve (Shawna) and Wayne. Great-grandfather of Amy Cole GARETT, Aidan, Kaia, Lannah, Alexander and Ashton. Stepfather of Sara Jane (Bob), Rosemary (Ben) Josephine (Ed) and Sammy (Cheryl). Step-grandfather and great-grandfather to all of their children. All are currently residing in Florida. Hugh will be sadly missed by his family in Sarnia, nieces, nephews and their families. Hugh was a long time member of the Dental Industry and will be remembered by his many colleagues and Friends. Friends will be received at Coutts Funeral Home, 96 St. Andrews Street, Cambridge (519-621-1650) on Thursday, October 11, 2007 from 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home chapel on Friday, October 12, 2007 at 1: 00 p.m. In memory of Hugh donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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BOLTON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-11-24 published
Couple 'arm in arm' as bus shatters their 58-year bond
By Unnati GANDHI with a report from James RUSK, Page A1
Toronto -- Just as she has done every morning for the past 58 years, Rosalia DORNYEI laid her husband Stephen's clothes out on the bed for him yesterday.
Then, hand in hand, the couple left their mid-Toronto condominium building to catch the Toronto Transit Commission bus that would take them downtown for Mr. DORNYEI's follow-up appointment with his eye surgeon.
It was about 9: 45 a.m., and Mr. DORNYEI, 80, could see the No. 25 bus coming down the street. Taking into consideration his wife's newly replaced knee, he decided it would be less painful for both of them if, instead of going all the way to the corner, they simply crossed the six live lanes of traffic to the Don Mills Road bus stop directly across from them.
Flagging down the bus as they walked, they made it to the west side of the street.
But the driver didn't immediately see them, police say, and they were both struck before they could reach the curb.
"They were still arm in arm," the couple's only daughter, Eva, told The Globe and Mail from her father's hospital bedside yesterday.
Mrs. DORNYEI, 77, died at the hospital, while Mr. DORNYEI suffered four broken ribs, two fractures to his pelvic bone, a collapsed lung, 16 stitches to his head and several large bruises and cuts to his body. Doctors say he'll survive the physical injuries.
Whether he'll be able to come to terms with the abrupt ending of a love story that began in Europe and spanned more than half a century, his daughter isn't sure.
"I hope my father finds the will to live," Ms. DORNYEI, 55, said. "But you just don't get over losing your soulmate like that."
They fell in love when they first met in their native Hungary. She was 16, he was 19. Within three years, they were married.
He was doing well for himself, having become the plant manager of a business that exported livestock and eggs across Europe. But less than a decade later, the Hungarian revolution geared up, and, in November of 1956, a large Soviet force invaded Budapest. An estimated 200,000 people, including the DORNYEIs and their young daughter, fled their country.
"They travelled through Europe and stayed in various places that were accepting Hungarian refugees, before finally making it to Canada," Ms. DORNYEI said.
Once in Toronto, language became a huge barrier, and the newly arrived couple found the country's people initially unwilling to help them integrate.
Mr. DORNYEI got his first job as a dishwasher at the Lord Simcoe Hotel before going back to school to become an engineering draftsman - the trade he worked in until he retired more than a decade ago. His wife worked odd jobs for a few years before deciding it would be best if she stayed at home to take care of her daughter.
"She was a wonderful, loving, kind woman. We were very close, just like Friends," her daughter said.
Mr. DORNYEI remained active, chairing the board of the condo tower.
"He always made sure everything was done properly. He's a very diligent, dedicated man. And I would say my mother was just as dedicated to him," she said. "They were very in love to this day. They really were soulmates."
On Monday, they would have celebrated their 58th wedding anniversary.
Police say that the accident was preventable. There was an intersection with signal lights at Overlea Boulevard about 100 metres from where the couple decided to cross, Traffic Services Sergeant Paul LOBSINGER said.
"It's so close to the intersection that they could have just walked down there, but they wanted this bus, I guess. How many times do we see that?"
It was unclear whether any charges would be laid against the bus driver, who was receiving counselling yesterday, Toronto Transit Commission spokeswoman Marilyn BOLTON said.
Ms. DORNYEI said that she would be looking at the final police report carefully, frustrated that nothing could possibly console her family's grief at the loss of a mother and wife.
"When they broke the news to us," she said, "all my father could say was, 'Why? Why? Why?' "

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