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GIGNAC o@ca.on.grey_county.artemesia.flesherton.the_flesherton_advance 2007-06-06 published
HAWTHORN, Daniel Fleming " Dan"
Peacefully with all his family at his side at University Hospital, London on Friday June 1, 2007. Dan HAWTHORN of Markdale in his 82nd year. Beloved husband of 61 years to Doris (née PERRODON,) loving father of Judy SMITH (Rick) Sandra GIGNAC (John) and the late Danny, loved Poppa of Becky (Jeremy), Danny, Dana (Tim), Richard (Lindsay), Dawn (Kyle) and great-granddaughter Taylor, predeceased by brothers William and Frank. Cremation. A private family service was held. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to the Dennis Toll Funeral Home, 55 Charing Cross St. Brantford. www.dennistoll.ca "Was dearly loved and will be sadly missed"
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GIGNAC o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-09-01 published
GIGNAC, Reverend N.J. (P.P.)
Passed peacefully, wrapped in God's love, at the Houses of Providence in Toronto on Friday, August 31, 2007, at the age of 87. Fr. Norbert was the son of the late Louis GIGNAC and Ephygenie DOUCETTE of Penetanguishene, and was one of 16 siblings. He is survived by his beloved sister, Sister Mary Zelie (Helen) CSJ. Father is predeceased by 14 of his brothers and sisters. He will be deeply missed by his sisters-in-law Marie GIGNAC and Lillian GIGNAC and his many nieces and nephews. Father GIGNAC was an active priest in the Archdiocese of Toronto for 62 years. Upon his Ordination on May 26th, 1945, Father began his life long love of people and parishes. He served as Pastor at St. Patrick's, Markham and Saint Mary's Victoria Harbour. As founding Pastor of Saint Mary of the People in Oshawa (1957) and Saint Joseph and the Worker in Oshawa (1985), Father is lovingly remembered by so many lives that he touched in his work for the Lord. The family would like to thank the staff at the Houses of Providence Health Care, the Archdiocese of Toronto and Anita for their compassionate care they gave him. Resting at Saint_Joseph the Worker Parish, 1100 Mary Street North, Oshawa, Ontario on Monday, September 3 from 2: 00 to 8:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint_Joseph the Worker Parish on Tuesday morning (please phone the Paul O'Connor Funeral Home 416 751-7890 for time). Interment to follow at Resurrection Cemetery. Donations in Father's memory can be made to the Rev. N.J. Gignac Bursary Fund, St. Augustine's Seminary, or to Share Life.

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GIGNAC o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-09-08 published
CLUNE, Most Reverend Robert Bell
(Retired Auxiliary Bishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Toronto)
God called his faithful servant home on Thursday, September 6, 2007 at Toronto East General Hospital at the age of 86. Bishop CLUNE was born in Toronto on September 18, 1920 to William and Agnes CLUNE. He was one of seven brothers, and is survived by John. Bishop CLUNE was predeceased by Paul, William, Donald, Walter and Arthur. 'Father Bob' will be dearly missed by his large, extended family across Canada. Bishop CLUNE was raised in St. Vincent de Paul Parish in Toronto. He attended Saint Michael's College before entering St. Augustine's Seminary in 1938. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto in 1941. He was ordained a priest on May 26, 1945 by Archbishop James C. McGUIGAN. Bishop CLUNE served as assistant priest at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Toronto, in 1945 and then entered the Catholic University of America, Washington D.C., graduating in 1948 with a Doctorate and Licentiate in Canon Law. During the summers of 1946 and 1947 Bishop CLUNE served in the mission of Thunder Bay. In 1948 he was appointed assistant at Saint Ann's Parish, Toronto, where he served until 1953, while also serving as assistant to Monsignor Francis V. ALLEN, Chancellor. In 1951 Bishop CLUNE was appointed Vice-Chancellor and in 1953 he was appointed Defender of the Bond of he Toronto Regional Tribunal and Director of Catholic Cemeteries. In 1959 Bishop CLUNE was appointed Archdiocesan Director of the St. Vincent de Paul Society. In 1962 he was elected Treasurer of the Priests' Mutual Aid Society and Promoter of Justice and Vice-Officialis of the Tribunal. Bishop CLUNE was appointed the founding Pastor of St. Wilfrid's Parish, Downsview, Ontario in 1965. He continued as Pastor until 1971 when he was appointed Director of the Catholic Church Extension Society of Canada. On May 3, 1979 Bishop CLUNE was elected titular Bishop of Lacubaza and Auxiliary to Cardinal G. Emmett CARTER of Toronto. He was consecrated on June 21, 1979 in Saint Michael's Cathedral by Cardinal CARTER. Bishop CLUNE became head of the eastern region of the Archdiocese and Pastor of Saint_John the Evangelist Parish, Whitby, Ontario. In 1982 he was appointed Chairman of the Archdiocesan Pastoral Mission Fund. In 1992 Bishop CLUNE changed his residence to Barrie, Ontario and became Vicar of the northeastern region of the Archdiocese, Vicar for Religious Orders and for Permanent Deacons. He also served for many years as a reserve army chaplain and played an important role in the Knights of Columbus. Bishop CLUNE retired from active service on June 30, 1997. He lived at St. Bernard's Residence in Toronto until 2005, when he moved to the Cardinal Ambrozic Houses of Providence Health Care in Toronto. Bishop CLUNE was a humble and devout man who committed his life to serving God and the Church. He will be remembered by so many family members, fellow priests, Religious and Catholics for his leadership, counsel and good humour. Bishop CLUNE was a member of the 'Three Musketeer's' - Father Norbert GIGNAC (who predeceased Bishop CLUNE by a week on August 31) and Father Thomas RABY. This trio spent many years together, growing as both priests and golfers. Special thanks to the Archdiocese of Toronto, Anita PERSAUD and the staff of the Houses of Providence Health Care and to Bishop CLUNE's niece Suzanne CLUNE- TAILOR/TAYLOR, all of whom provided special, loving care for Bishop CLUNE. Resting at St. Wilfrid's Church, 1675 Finch Avenue West, Toronto on Monday, September 10, with visitation from 2 to 9 p.m. and on Tuesday, September 11, with visitation from 2 to 5 p.m. and 6: 30 to 9 p.m. at Saint Michael's Cathedral. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. at Saint Michael's Cathedral, 65 Bond Street, Toronto on Wednesday, September 12. Entombment arrangements have been entrusted to Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery. Donations in Bishop CLUNE's memory can be made to The Shepard's Trust, 1155 Yonge Street, Ste. 603, Toronto M4T 1W2. Arrangements entrusted to Heritage Funeral Centre, Toronto, (416) 423-1000. Online condolences may be made to www.heritagefuneralcentre.ca

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GIGUERE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-06-07 published
BRAILEY, Moira Joyce (July 18, 1919-June 3, 2007)
Died peacefully at West Park Long Term Care Centre. Joyce suffered for many years with a debilitating heart condition and osteoporosis. She always managed, however, to be cheerful and interested in all her family. Her husband, George died in 2003. Joyce leaves two daughters, Seonaid BRAILEY and Moira MacRAE (Garth.) She was a truly wonderful Nana to Justin MacRAE, Krista BRAILEY, Gail MacRAE (Allan LAURENT), and Heather MacRAE (Chris O'CONNOR). Joyce had a very special relationship with her great-granddaughter, Jordan TUCKER- MacRAE and great-grandchildren, Sam and Leigha BRETT, Haley MacRAE, Finlay and Emma O'CONNOR and Philippe GIGUERE. Joyce was born in Scotland, the youngest of 5 girls. She had a degree in Art and always enjoyed costume design. She spent her career as a teacher and found her happiest and most memorable time at Bialik Hebrew Day School, where the students, staff and families became long standing Friends. Joyce lived at West Park Long Term Care Centre for her last 5 years. She and her family appreciated the help and support provided by the dedicated staff, who treated her with kindness and dignity. Private arrangements have been made. If you wish, a donation may be made to the West Park Foundation 82 Buttonwood Avenue, Toronto, M6M 2J5 or the charity of your choice.

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