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"DAM" 2007 Obituary


DAMAREN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-07-31 published
John died in the comfort of his home, surrounded by the love of his family, on Saturday, July 28, 2007. He was 75. He is survived by his beloved wife, Pierrette (BOURGON;) predeceased by his son Michael, and survived by his children Graeme STEWARD/STEWART/STUART and his partner Christine NELSEN of Sechelt, British Columbia., Sandra STEWARD/STEWART/STUART and her husband David DIBBLEE of Oakville, Alan STEWARD/STEWART/STUART and his wife, Karen DAMAREN of Waterloo, a step-son Martin LEBRECHE of Mississauga, and 11 grandchildren. He will also be fondly remembered by his brother David STEWARD/STEWART/STUART and his wife Sheila of Scotland, sisters Hilda and her husband Victor DAVIS of Toronto, and Elizabeth and her husband Hugh ANDERSON of England. John was predeceased by his parents. John was educated at Aberdeen Academy and St. Andrew's University with a degree in Mathematics and Physics and a post graduate degree in Applied Physics (Electronics) winning first class honours and the Ferranti Gold Medal in Electronic Engineering. John first started working at the British Ministry of Aviations Royal Radar Establishment, Malvern, England in the Physics, Radar and Guided-weapons Division. He emigrated to Canada in 1956 and joined RCA, Montreal, to work on the midCanada Line Radar system and then many space projects that were awarded by National Aeronautics and Space Administration. He has been responsible for the development, production and launch of ten space satellites. After 25 years of working at RCA, in 1982, John joined Raytheon Canada as President. During his tenure, his achievements included the design and installation of the radar and display equipment for the modernized Canadian air traffic control system. Outside his business life, John was an avid golfer and has played many golf courses in different countries. He was a member of Conestoga Golf Course, as well as Meadowoods in Orlando, Florida. John served as a Director on the Boards of Raytheon Canada and two other Raytheon subsidiaries, the Aerospace Industries Association of Canada, Elinca Communications, the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony Orchestra, the City of Waterloo Economic Development Council and served from 1986 to 1992 as Deputy Chairman of the Canada/Korea Business Council. Friends are invited to share their memories of John with his family at the Erb and Good Family Funeral Home, 171 King Street South, Waterloo, on Tuesday, July 31 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service to celebrate John's life will be held in the chapel of the funeral home on Wednesday, August 1, 2007 at 11 a.m. Immediately following the service, Friends and relatives are invited to the Fireside Reception Room of the funeral home for refreshments and a time to visit with the family. Following the reception, a private family committal service will held at Parkview Cemetery, Waterloo. The STEWARD/STEWART/STUART family would like to sincerely thank Doctor Donna WARD and her team, and also the staff at the Grand River Regional Cancer Centre. Condolences for the family and donations to Grand River Regional Cancer Centre or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy and may be arranged through the funeral home, 519745-8445 or In living memory of John, a tree will be planted through the Trees for Learning Program by the funeral home.

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DAMM 2007-01-08 published
REEVES, Murray George
Of Norwich, on Friday January 5, 2007 at Woodstock General Hospital, in his 77th year. Beloved husband of F. Lenore (AIKENS) REEVES and dearly loved father of Patricia REEVES and husband Don Reynolds, Mississauga, Mary and Ken Stratton, London, Marilyn REEVES, (the late Scot SMITH 2003,) London, Gordon REEVES, Norwich, Irene REEVES and husband Randy DAMM, Norwich, Douglas and Kelly REEVES, London, Gwen REEVES and husband Mark DAMM, Norwich, Gail REEVES- McALPINE and Greg McALPINE, Waterford. Also survived by 15 grandchildren, Caitlin and Mark REYNOLDS, Gregory and Tyler STRATTON, Patrick and Ryan SMITH, Michael, Shawn and Kathleen REEVES, Dallon and Kaeden REEVES, Erin and Jonathan Reeves DAMM, David and Shannon McALPINE. Murray was born at his home on Quaker St. North Norwich, April 23, 1930, St. George's Day, son of the late Gordon REEVES (1949) and Gladys Zimmer Reeves LUMSDEN (1989.) Friends will be received at The Arn-Lockie Funeral Home, 45 Main St. W., Norwich on Monday from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service to celebrate Murray's life will be held at Norwich United Church on Tuesday January 9, 2007 at 11: 00 a.m. with Rev. Donna BAUMAN/BOWMAN- WOODALL officiating. Interment Norwich Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to Norwich United Church Capital Fund or Cancer Research. Online condolences at Arn-Lockie (519) 863-3020.

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DAMM o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-11-12 published
STREEF, Cory (née CLACK)
President of Faye Clack Communications Inc. Passed away Peacefully in her 47th year on Thursday November 8, 2007, at Credit Valley Hospital. Cory, beloved wife of Albert STREEF. Proud and loving mother of Fallon and Jillian STREEF, and Sadie-May STREEF- HOLTZWORTH. Dearly loved daughter of Faye CLACK (Ewing RAE) and William CLACK (Pat DAMM.) Survived by her grandmother, Vereda HOBBS. Cherished sister of Virginia ZIMM (Jim JENKINSON) and Scott CLACK (Kim MAYER- CLACK.) Cory will also be lovingly remembered by Albert's parents, Jan and Johanna STREEF; his brothers and their Families Martin (Olivia), Peter (Anna), John (Lena) and Jacob (Janna) STREEF and sister-in-law Karen Soles STREEF. Cory was the past president of the Ontario Produce Marketing Association, was an honourary director of the Ontario Produce Marketing Association and was honoured as the Produce Person of the Year in 2005 for her fundraising efforts for the flood victims of Hurricane Katrina. Cory was also an owner of Streef Produce Ltd. She will be sorely missed by so many. Friends will be received at the J. Scott Early Funeral Home, 21 James Street, Milton (905) 878-2669 on Wednesday November 14 from 2: 00-5:00 p.m. and 7:00-9:00 p.m. A celebration of Cory's life will be held at the Gambrel Barn, Country Heritage Park (Tremaine Road, north of Steeles Avenue) in Milton (905) 878-8151, Hyperlink on Thursday November 15, 2007 at 1: 00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Faye Clack Communications Inc., In Trust for, The Cory Clack-Streef Memorial Fund, which is a registered charity with Royal Bank of Canada.

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DAMPIER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-12-29 published
DAMPIER, Hilda Margaret (née INGRAM) (1914-2007)
Hilda passed away peacefully on December 23, at the age of 93. She was predeceased by her husband Lawrence (2002), her daughter Anne (2001) and her son Paul (2001). Survived by daughters Hillary (Ray) and Helen (Ron), and daughter-in-law Judi and son-in-law Kibben. Granny was very proud and fond of each of her 15 grandchildren, their partners and her 7 delightful great-grandchildren. She will be greatly missed by her many relatives and Friends in Ontario. Hilda was born, educated and married in London, Ontario where she also waited out the war years as a steadfast military wife. Hilda and Larry moved to Vancouver in 1957 where they lived a full and active life. Her interests included The Marpole Auxiliary, Les Girls Investment Club, Saint_John's Church, the University of British Columbia Museum of Anthropology and her connection with Pi Beta Phi. Hilda and Larry shared many happy years living at Dorcas Point, Vancouver Island where they always welcomed family and Friends. Hilda was a devoted mother, a loving and supportive wife and a good friend to so many. Above all she will be remembered for the gracious way she lived her life. The family want to thank the staff at Sunrise Residence for the care they gave Hilda. A private family service will be held. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to The Paul Dampier Endowment (Northern Lights College Foundation, 11401 8th Street, Dawson Creek, British Columbia V1G 4G2) or the British Columbia Cancer Foundation.

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