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NINCEVIC o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-11-03 published
RAMSAY, Donald Allan, CM, MA, Ph.D., Sc.D., F.R.S.C., F.R.S.
Researcher Emeritus, National Research Council
Peacefully at home on Thursday October 25, 2007 age 85. Beloved husband of the late Nancy RAMSAY of 52 years. Loving husband of Marjorie C.F. RAMSAY. Dearly loved father of Shirley NINCEVIC, Catharine J. RAMSAY (Roy KNIGHT,) Linda DOUGLAS/DOUGLASS and the late Wendy GRAVA (Juris.) Cherished grandfather of Paul NINCEVIC, Christina and Eric GRAVA. son of the late Norman and Thirza RAMSAY. Brother of Gordon RAMSAY (the late Mary) (Christine) and the late Kenneth RAMSAY (Beryl.) Uncle of Mary HARRIS, Elizabeth, Margaret and Jean RAMSAY. A Memorial Service for Donald will be held Saturday, November 17, 2007 at Kingsway United Church, 630 Island Park Drive, Ottawa at 3 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to World Vision or the charity of your choice would be appreciated. Born in Putney, England July 11, 1922, he attended Latymer Upper School and Cambridge University where he met his wife Nancy. A keen rower for St. Catharine's College, he rowed as a Cambridge Blue in 1944. After Cambridge they immigrated to Ottawa arriving in July 1947; he took up a position as Research Officer at National Research Council in the field of molecular spectroscopy. Don worked at National Research Council for over 60 years producing some 200 scientific publications. In the early years of his career, he helped to establish the faculty of Science at Ottawa University, teaching courses for 8 years. He founded the International Symposium on Free Radicals in 1956. His scientific research led to world wide collaboration, encouraging international exchange of people and ideas. Donald and Nancy were Charter Members of Kingsway United Church since inception in 1947. They joined the church choir and Don took up organ lessons and continued to be organist at Kingsway for 50 years. Their four daughters were born and raised in Ottawa. Summer holidays were time at North Star near Deep River, Ontario. Donald and Nancy traveled widely. They befriended and hosted numerous postdoctoral fellows, visiting scientists and dignitaries who came to National Research Council, many of whom became life long Friends. Donald was greatly honoured as a Fellow of the Royal Society of London and of Canada, the Medal of the Chemical Institute of Canada, and received honourary degrees from the Universities of Reims and Stockholm. His achievements in the field of spectroscopy added immeasurably to the Council's international reputation and built linkages to organizations around the world. Unfailingly dedicated to The Royal Society of Canada, he twice served as Honourary Treasurer. He was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Medal in 1977, the Centennial Medal in 1982, Commemorative Medal for 125th Anniversary of Cdn. Confederation in 1992 and the Alexander von Humboldt Senior Fellowship. In 1997 he was inducted as a Member of the Order of Canada. Kelly Funeral Homes 613-828-2313

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NIND o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2007-09-17 published
SMITH, Winnifred Joan
At the Grey Bruce Health Services, Owen Sound on Sunday September 16, 2007 of Grey Gables, Markdale and formerly of Flesherton in her 87th year. Beloved wife of the late Robert SMITH. Loving mother of Ian (Cathy) of Flesherton and Pam of Maple. She will be loved and remembered by her grand_son Sam of Kitchener. Dear sister of Kathleen PARKER of Kent, England and the late Leslie MONK and Doreen LINDSTON- NIND. The family will receive Friends at the Fawcett Funeral Home, Flesherton on Tuesday, September 18 from 7-9 p.m. Service will be held at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, Priceville on Wednesday, September 19 at 11: 00 a.m. Interment Evergreen Cemetery. Comrades of the Royal Canadian Legion, Flesherton-Markdale Br. #333, are asked to assemble for service 7: 00 p.m. Tuesday. Memorial contributions to St. Andrews Presbyterian Church or the Royal Canadian Legion Poppy Fund would be gratefully appreciated.

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NINDE o@ca.on.manitoulin.howland.little_current.manitoulin_expositor 2007-06-20 published
Richard COE NINDE
Richard COE NINDE, dearly beloved, died June 14th, 2007, in residence at Kendal at Oberlin surrounded by family and Friends.
Born March 17, 1917 in Fort Wayne, Indiana, he was the third son of Daniel and Margaret COE NINDE. Richard graduated from Andover in 1935, Harvard in 1939, and Harvard Business School in 1941. He served in the USA Navy as a second Lieutenant during WW2. Subsequently he worked for many years at Marble Cliff Quarries in Columbus, Ohio, serving first as Foreman and later as President. Richard married Nanciann KAUFMAN NINDE in 1943. They enjoyed 63 years together before her death September 16, 2006. Most of their married life they lived in Columbus, Ohio. They built a cottage in the Bay of Islands, Ontario, Canada in 1958 and it provided them with many years of pleasure and wood-splitting opportunities. While in Columbus, Richard served on several boards including Rocky Fork Hunt and Country Club, Children's Hospital, the YMCA, and United Way. Avid philanthropists, he and Nancy were strong supporters of The Columbus Foundation and established The Ninde Scholars in Oberlin Ohio, to support local students to receive a college education. He is survived by his daughter, Susan NINDE LANIER of Santa Fe, New Mexico and Whitefish Falls, ON, Canada, and her children, Sarah LINDLEY JEFFERSON and Emma WARD TRESEMER, his son, Michael COE NINDE of Columbus, Ohio, his nieces, Peg PURCELL, Jane NINDE and Mary Margaret JACQUES, and his companion, Eleanor WOOLMAN DEVEREAUX of Oberlin, Ohio. He was predeceased by his brothers, David and Daniel NINDE of Durham, NH. A gathering for family and Friends will be Saturday, June 30, from 3: 00 pm until a 5: 00 pm service celebrating his life in the private dining room of Kendal at Oberlin. Richard and Nancy will be buried in Durham Cemetery, Durham, NH. Memorial contributions may be made to The Ninde Scholars c/o The Community Foundation of Greater Lorain County, 1865 North Ridge Road East, Lorain, Ohio 44052. Arrangements by Dicken Funeral Home and Cremation Service Elyria, Ohio.

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NINOS o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2007-07-31 published
GEORGAS, William Christopher “Bill&rdquo
At his home in Owen Sound on Monday morning July 30, 2007. In his 90th year, William Christopher GEORGAS, the loving husband and friend of Helen GEORGAS (née KARES.) The loving father of Betty Jane and her husband Peter GRAHAM, Christopher GEORGAS and Katherine and her husband Keith McCOLL. Loving grandfather of Roderick and his wife Shelly, Kristan and her husband Mark SEYMOUR and great-grandfather of Emily, Hillary and Chelsea. Dear brother of Louis, Helen (Mrs. Bert WEBBER,) Georgia (Mrs. Anthony NINOS), James (Barbara), Freda (Mrs. Bob GILLSON), Earl (Cora) and Nick. Fondly remembered by his nieces and nephews. Predeceased by a daughter Catharine, his brother George and his sister Connie (Mrs. James ROBERTSON.) Bill will long be remembered for his involvement in Owen Sound and area. His love of family, Friends, skiing, rollerblading, golf and sing songs at area nursing homes. Friends may call at the Breckenridge-Ashcroft Funeral Home on Wednesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. A funeral service will be held at St. George's Anglican Church on Thursday morning at 11 a.m. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to the Owen Sound Rotary Club, St. George's Anglican Church or the Grey Bruce Health Centre Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

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