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POWELL o@ca.on.grey_county.hanover.the_post 2007-11-02 published
POWELL, David Nelson
David Nelson POWELL, of Walkerton, passed away at Victoria Hospital, London on Sunday, October 21, 2007 in his 60th year.
Beloved husband of Ruth (KRAEMER.) Loving father of Robert and Dianne of Hanover, Catherine and Michael WAECHTER of Kitchener and Jonathan and Mary of Meaford. Cherished grandfather of James, Ashley, Zachary, Spencer and Gryphon.
Dear son of Nelson POWELL of London and brother of Pat and Kerry of Australia, Thom and Mary of Cambridge, and close friend Gerald (Cam) MacDonald. Dave was predeceased by his mother, Ruth (GUNN) POWELL.
Visitation was held at Cameron Funeral Home, Walkerton, on Wednesday from 6-9 p.m. where the funeral service was held on Thursday, October 25, 2007 at 11: 00 a.m. Rev. John VAN HEES officiated.
Interment in Calvary Cemetery, Walkerton, Ontario
Pallbearers were Jason VYHNAL, Kyle KRAEMER, Ken SCHNURR, Ron TALLY, Richard FIELD and Alex McKENZIE. Flower bearers were Dave's grandchildren, Ashley, Zachary and James.
Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Walkerton and District Health Services Foundation or the Sacred Heart Building Fund would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

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POWELL o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2007-01-05 published
CATER, Sheila (née CURRY)
With her children at her side providing love and support, Sheila CATER (CURRY) of Point Edward lost her courageous battle with cancer at Bluewater Health -- Norman Site's Palliative Care Unit on Thursday, January 4, 2007 at the age of 66. Sheila will be remembered for her independent spirit, her love of Friends and family, her wonderful sense of humour, positive outlook and her selfless attitude when thinking of others. She was supported in her short fight by her many Friends and was determined to be a survivor. Sheila is lovingly remembered by her daughter Leslie (Greg) GRIMES of Cambridge and by her son Gary (Ati POWELL) CATER of Brights Grove. She will be forever remembered as Nanny by her grandchildren Eric and Lindsay GRIMES. She is survived by her former husband James CATER of Sarnia and is predeceased by her parents Harry and Lillian CURRY. She will be missed by Jonathan, Philip and Scott POWELL. Sheila's friend Bruce GATES was a special person in her life and she had many dear life long Friends who meant the world to her. She will be sincerely missed by her relatives back home in England, the residents of the Point, Friends at the Point Edward Ex-Serviceman's Club, Sarnia Yacht Club, Tuesday Executive Ladies' Golf Club and by the employees at Chalmers' Construction from where she retired just one short year ago. Visitation will be held at the McKenzie and Blundy Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, 431 Christina St. N., Sarnia on Friday from 7-9 p.m. and Saturday from 12-2 p.m., followed by a Memorial Service at 2 p.m. in the chapel, officiated by Angela MacDONALD. Interment will follow at Lakeview Cemetery. Friends who wish may forward memorial donations to the Breast Cancer Society, 118 Victoria Street, Sarnia N7T 5W9. Messages of condolence and memories may be left at www.mckenzieblundy.com A tree will be planted in memory of Sheila Cater in the McKenzie and Blundy Memorial Forest. Dedication Service Sunday, September 16th, 2007 at 2 p.m. at Wawanosh Wetlands Conservation area.

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POWELL o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-01-09 published
HONEY, The Honourable Russell C.
Former Justice of the Superior Court. Born Riverhurst, Saskatchewan August 28, 192, Died Quinte Health Care, Picton, Ontario January 7, 2007. Superior Court Judge 1973-1991, Liberal Member of Parliament 1962-1972, Senior Partner of Honey, Brooks, Harrison law firm, Port Hope, Ontario, Royal Canadian Air Force 1940-1944. Russell was the son of the late Vera and Earl HONEY, Port Hope and beloved husband of Marrie Lajoie HONEY, Belleville. Dear father of Risa and her husband Michael POWELL of Unionville and Romaine HONEY and her husband Bill WHITE/WHYTE of Ottawa. Loving Grandad of Alissa and Tom POWELL; Neil, David and Sophia WHITE/WHYTE. Russell is survived by his sisters Bernice MILLS and Zelda ARMSTRONG, sister-in-law Pat HONEY and brothers-in-law Tom (Red) DAWE and Ron PILLSWORTH. Russell was predeceased by sisters Margaret PILLSWORTH and Fern DAWE, brother Bob HONEY and brother-in-law Lancely (Barney) MILLS. Uncle Russ will be greatly missed by all his nieces and nephews. Friends are invited to call at the Burke Funeral Home, (613 968-6968), 150 Church Street, Belleville on Thursday, January 11, 2007 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Michael the Archangel Roman Catholic Church, 296 Church Street Belleville, on Friday, January 12, 2007 at 1: 30 p.m. Rite of Committal, Union Cemetery, Port Hope on Saturday, January 13th at 11: 30 a.m. Memorial donations to the Belleville-Hastings Alzheimer Society would be appreciated by the family.

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POWELL o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-07-19 published
POWELL, Dorothy
In Ottawa, on Tuesday, July 17, 2007. Former Research Advisor in the International Department of The Bank of Canada and later Advisor to the Executive Director for Canada at the International Monetary Fund in Washington. Left to mourn is her sister Margaret KEMP (Garry) and her nieces and nephews; Merelie KEMP (John,) Peter KEMP (Wendy), Cindy BURWELL (Rich) of Geneva, Doug BURWELL of Renfrew and Robert BURWELL of Montreal. A service will be held at the First Unitarian Congregation of Ottawa, 30 Cleary Avenue on Monday, July 23 at 2 p.m. with a reception to follow. In lieu of flowers a donation to the Arthritis Society would be appreciated.

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POWELL o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-07-31 published
EGAN, Grant Martin
It is with deep sadness that we must tell you that the love of our life, Grant left us for the eternal ride on Thursday evening. We miss him very much but know that he is riding his Harley with the wind beneath him and the long scenic road before him, just as he would have wanted. Grant, beloved husband of Doctor Beverley LEE; son of Rodine and the late Willis EGAN. Loving father of Cary and Todd EGAN and father-in-law of Heather COWAN. Dear brother of Gayle POWELL, Lynda KROES and Carolyn OLSEN. Grant will be forever cherished in the hearts of his grandchildren Tyler EGAN, Madison EGAN and Emily COWAN. A celebration of Grant's life will be held on Friday, August 3, 2007 at Emmanuel Presbyterian Church, Hwy 124, Nottawa, at 1: 00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, charitable contributions may be made to the Kidney Foundation, Canadian Blood Services or Princess Margaret Hospital for Leukemia Research. The family invites Friends and family to sign the online guestbook by visiting www.fawcettfuneralhomes.com

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POWELL o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-07-31 published
HICKEY, Frances Mary
Suddenly on July 28th 2007 in her 83rd year. Frances was predeceased by her husband Paul in 2004 after 50 happy years. Loving mother to Susan and Barbara. Beloved grandmother to Justine Helena THOMAS. Frances was predeceased by her sister Catherine POWELL and will be sadly missed by her sister Joan SMITH. Everybody's favorite aunt, She will be missed by her many nieces and nephews and their children. She will always be remembered by them for her wonderful parties, fabulous cooking and the warmth of her home. Frances' creative talent was evident in the many pieces of art she left with family and Friends. Fran and Paul spent many happy retirement years in Guelph where they were supported by wonderful Friends and neighbours. Her family is particularly grateful for the kindness and care she received at the Balmoral Club in her final years. Friends may call at the Jerrett Funeral Home 1141 St. Clair Avenue West Toronto (one block east of Dufferin) on Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m. A funeral mass will be held at Holy Rosary Church 354 St. Clair Avenue West Toronto on Wednesday August 1st at 10 o'clock.

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POWELL o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-08-14 published
CLARKE, Vera Anita (née POWELL)
In Ottawa on Monday, August 13, 2007, aged 85 years. Born at home, in Meadowvale, Ontario, August 9, 1922; raised in Brampton. Predeceased by Robert Lee CLARKE, her husband of sixty years, in December 2005. She leaves four children, Jim CLARKE (Betty LAM), Gwyneth LEWIS (Craig), Alan CLARKE (Madeline WELD), and Brian CLARKE (Sandra COONEY;) eleven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. She also leaves her sister, Betty STACKHOUSE (Lloyd,) her sister-in-law, Pat CLARKE (the late Don,) and many nephews and nieces. Vera and Bob worked at the National Research Council during the war, then moved to Deep River, Ontario. Later, they lived in Ottawa, where Vera studied geology and was active in pottery and swimming. They also lived part-time in England, where they leave many Friends. Friends are invited to visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair and McGarry, 315 McLeod Street, Ottawa after 12 noon, Thursday, August 16, 2007, until time of Service in the Chapel at 1 p.m. Reception to follow in the McGarry Family Reception Centre. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to the Robert L. Clarke Scholarship in Medical Physics, Development and Alumni Services, Carleton University, 510 Robertson Hall, 1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, Ontario. K1S 5B6. Condolances/Donations/Tributes at mcgarryfamily.ca 613-233-1143

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POWELL o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-12-04 published
DAWSON, Doctor J. Anthony " Tony"
Suddenly at Georgetown Hospital on Friday November 30, 2007, in his 81st year. Beloved father of Jennifer McLAUGHLIN and her husband Michael, and adored grandfather of Regan and Justin. Loving husband of the late Janet (POWELL) DAWSON. Tony will be sorely missed by countless students, colleagues, Friends and family members around the world who cherished his warmth, talent and humour. Alumnus of Bembridge School, Oxford University, and the University of Toronto and former teacher at the Upper Canada College, Hillfield College, and St. Andrew's College. Former Chairman of the Theory Department at the Royal Conservatory of Music, he was made an Honourary Fellow of the Conservatory upon his retirement, in appreciation for his contributions. Tony will be mourned by innumerable people whose hearts he touched, and to whose lives he changed. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Trull "North Toronto" Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, 416-488-1101. A Funeral service will be held on Monday, December 10th at St. Timothy's Anglican Church (Ridley Blvd. and Old Orchard Grove) at 1: 00 o'clock.

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POWELL o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2007-01-03 published
A knock, and then a shot
A quiet afternoon preparing to entertain shattered by a visitor on New Year's Day
By Dale Anne FREED, Staff Reporter with files from Thulasi SRIKANTHAN and Betsy POWELL
It was New Year's Day. And the fragrant smells of cow-heel soup, kingfish and chicken wafted through the house when Arden-Ray SPRINGER heard the knock at the front door.
"Answer the door, Jean," he called up from the basement. He thought guests were arriving early for a family party.
Instead, he heard a man's voice. "Is Anton here?"
"No, he's got his own place now," he heard his wife say.
"Is Anwele here?"
Jean called her son. It was the last time he heard her voice.
Then he heard a bang.
"That's a gunshot," he thought. "What's a gunshot doing in my house?"
Arden-Ray ran upstairs, just as a young man was leaving. He turned to the foyer and saw his wife lying near the kitchen, a gunshot wound to her temple.
"She's lying in a pool of blood. She never saw it coming, that's the saving grace. There was no frozen fear on her face."
Then the oldest son, Anwele-Ray, 32, came running down the stairs. He had recognized the voice at the door. It was a friend of his 28-year-old brother, his father said.
"I opened the door. There he was, he was pointing a gun at me. I pushed Anwele to the left and I fell to the right," he said.
"It was a handgun."
The man put his gun away as neighbours started to gather outside the house on Snowball Cres., near Markham Rd. and Sheppard Ave. E.
"Get a licence plate," the father yelled out as he ran to tend to his 60-year-old wife.
"She looked so peaceful like she was sleeping," he said. "The blood is so bright red.
"I'm screaming. I know she's dead," he said.
"Anton isn't there, so he shot Jean."
His son got a partial licence plate and so did the neighbours. But with all the support he got that terrible afternoon, Arden-Ray, 59, couldn't thank one homicide detective enough.
"Dan SHEPPARD did an excellent job. And he got massive cooperation from the community," said a grateful Springer.
"I'd like to reiterate there is no drug activity and no gangs involved in this killing," said Det. SHEPPARD.
At a news conference at police headquarters yesterday, homicide Det. Gary GRINTON said, "It's shocking when you have what I believe is a truly innocent woman who was… just going about her business, was not in an area that would be known for violence.
"She was in her home, that's where we're all supposed to be safe."
But he wouldn't comment on whether the accused was, in the parlance of police, an "emotionally disturbed person."
But a source said police are investigating whether the man had a history of mental illness.
Altaf IBRAHIM, 26, was arrested at his home near Scarborough Golf Club Rd. and Brimorton Doctor at 2 a.m. yesterday and charged with first-degree murder.
He lived alone in a house divided into apartments.
A dishevelled and bearded IBRAHIM appeared in a Scarborough courthouse yesterday, wearing an orange jumpsuit. Three of his male relatives watched anxiously from the back row as two police officers escorted IBRAHIM in handcuffs into the courtroom, which was packed with media.
His next court appearance is scheduled for next Tuesday.
Last night in his house, Arden-Ray SPRINGER was still trying to cope with his loss. Police had finally let him cross the yellow police tape to get some clothes before he went to a memorial service at the Malvern Methodist Church, the same church where Jean was an elder and a prayer co-ordinator.
At the memorial service, hundreds of teary-eyed mourners remembered Jean SPRINGER, who had taken part in the women's ministry and had regularly led prayer time.
"Today we mourn her loss, but our faith calls on us to forgive others and God has in Christ forgiven us," said Marlon MITCHELL, a youth pastor for the church.
Jean, who worked freelance in the accounting field, devoted her life to Malvern Methodist, a church her husband had even helped paint in his off-hours while his wife tended to church matters, said Arden-Ray, a management marketing consultant.
A funeral is expected to be held Saturday at Malvern Methodist Church.
They had been sweethearts since the mid-1960s when they were in their teens.
Both were from Trinidad. He met his future wife on a Caribbean cruise ship.
She'd just graduated from teacher's college. And SPRINGER's mother was a stewardess on the ship and his aunt knew Jean's family.
So they arranged for the two to meet.
SPRINGER became the unofficial tour guide for the group of prim young ladies on vacation.
"Jean and I connected. It was love before first sight. It was spiritual," he said.
After the two moved to Canada and got married more than three decades ago, she taught part-time at grade school and studied accounting at the University of Toronto.
She eventually moved into accounting, he said.
The holidays have all seemed to blur together for Arden-Ray. New Year's Day was his wife's turn to host more than 20 members of the family at the Scarborough home where they have lived for about 28 years.
The couple had spent Christmas and Boxing Day with her two sisters Willie and Carol. And New Year's was reserved for Jean. It was tradition.
Last night, as he looked back on that day, he wished he had never asked her to open that door -- but he bore no malice
"We're devastated, not angry. We do not want revenge, just justice," her husband said.
"She was known as Auntie Jean to everybody," he said.
"She was one of the most beautiful people in the world."

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POWER o@ca.on.grey_county.artemesia.flesherton.the_flesherton_advance 2007-09-26 published
SMITH, Winnifred
The family of Winnifred SMITH will always remember and extends sincere thanks to the individuals and community who, by their actions, demonstrated such caring during her life, and through their floral tributes, charitable donations and generous support of her family, honoured her at her death. Although we cannot name everyone here, thanks go to Doctor POWER, the exceptional staff of Grey Gables, Doctor KUMAR, the Emergency and Step-Down Units of Grey Bruce Health Services, Owen Sound; Fawcett Funeral Home the Flesherton-Markdale branch of the Royal Canadian Legion for their moving service; the pallbearers; Reverend NICOLSON, Grant SAYERS, and Willing Helpers of St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, Priceville for their tender tribute by music, word and deed. To these and many others, no kindness or remembrance went unnoticed.
- Kath, Ian, Cathy, Pam and Sam
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POWER o@ca.on.grey_county.artemesia.flesherton.the_flesherton_advance 2007-11-21 published
WADE, Ted
Our heartfelt thanks to our relatives, Friends and neighbours for the prayers, food, floral tributes, phone calls, e-mails, donations and sympathy cards. Special thanks to Doctor Brian POWER and the Nursing Staff of the Markdale hospital for their compassionate care. Thanks to the Fawcett Funeral Home for their guidance. Our sincere appreciation to Rev. Don PRINCE for his ministry in our hour of need. To the casket and flower bearers who served with such dignity, David FRIES, organist, and Melissa's Catering for providing lunch, we thank you. It is during a time like this that we realize what our family and Friends mean to us, and whatever you did to console our heart, we thank you so much, whatever the part.
- The Wade Family.
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POWER o@ca.on.grey_county.artemesia.flesherton.the_flesherton_advance 2007-12-19 published
MATTHEWS, Bernadette
The family of the late Bernadette MATTHEWS wish to express their sincere thanks to Friends, neighbours and relatives for flowers, donations, mass cards and your support at the visitation and funeral. Thank you to the McMillan and Jack Funeral Home for your guidance, to the Celebrants for a memorable mass, the Catholic Women's League for a bountiful luncheon, the pallbearers and flower bearers and to all those who sent food and cards to our homes. All has been very much appreciated. At this time we would like to extend our appreciation to Doctor POWER and the Saugeen Valley Nursing Home, Mount Forest for their care and kindness in recent years.
- The MATTHEWS Family
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POWER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-01-06 published
FLYNN, M. Patricia (née MIELKE)
It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Pat FLYNN, who passed away at home on January 4, 2007, following a lengthy illness. She is survived by her loving husband of 53 years, Art FLYNN; children, Michael (Patti STUEWE,) Dartmouth; Christine (Doug) POWER, Dartmouth; Mary-Lou (Ed) DONNELLY, Halifax; Mark (Alison), South Rawdon; Janie (John) McCALL, Calgary, Alberta Peggy (Abder SAHOULI), Montague, Prince Edward Island; Carol (Peter) STORMS, Aurora, Ontario; Derek (Anne CHARLTON), Saint Margaret's Bay; Kevin, Toronto, Ontario; Paula (Robert BOUDREAU), Halifax grandchildren, Matthew and Laura FLYNN, Erin (Gerry) CLARKE and Jonathan POWER, Laura, Stephanie, Shannon and Teddy DONNELLY, Douglas and Jennifer FLYNN, Kate, Lisa and Rachel McCALL, Myriem, Malek and Anissa SAHOULI, Andrew and Sarah STORMS, Adam, Merrill and Maggie FLYNN, David and Bradley DEAN; great-grandchild, Dylan CLARKE; sister, Peggy (Graham) EDWARDS, Toronto, Ontario; numerous nieces and nephews. Born in Halifax on November 22, 1931, she was a daughter of the late Florence (MARTIN) MIELKE and Gerald MIELKE. She was predeceased by brother, Peter MIELKE, and sister, Jackie (Sr. Margaret Patricia, South Carolina). A lifelong resident of Halifax, Pat attended Saint Thomas Aquinas School and St. Pat's High School. She graduated from the Nova Scotia Normal College in 1949 and, at the age of 17, started her teaching career at Ardmore and Alexander McKay Schools in Halifax. After taking a break to raise her children, she returned briefly to teaching at Ida Mae Marriott School in Spryfield in the mid 70s. Pat was a devout Catholic, dedicating much of her time to the church and those in need. Her church work included: the Archdiocesan Liturgical Committee, the Archdiocesan Family Life Committee, Chair - St. Agnes Church Parish Council, member - Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish Council, Marriage Encounter Leader and 30 years with the Catholic Women's League. She served, as well, as a church lecturer, lay distributor and religious education instructor. She gave selflessly of herself, always finding time for the less fortunate, opening her home and her heart to many people of the years. She was passionately involved in several choirs over her lifetime including the Chebucto Community Singers, St. Agnes and Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church Choirs, 18 years with the Nova Scotia Tattoo Choir, 22 years with the Dal Chorale and countless Scratch Messiahs. Her children and grandchildren are the proud recipients of her love of song and music, as well as her great sense of humour. Much of Pat's life was spent at swimming pools, hockey rinks and baseball fields supporting her children's activities. Her years of dedication to the Waegwoltic Swim Team earned her the Mother of the Year Award. Above all, Pat was a devoted wife, mother and friend. She will be sadly missed by her family and all those whose lives she touched. Special thanks to Monica Flinn (Palliative Care nurses), Doctor Stewart Cameron, the Victorian Order of Nurses, and countless family and Friends, who supported Pat throughout her illness with care, compassion, visits, well-wishes and eucharistic ministry. Visitation will be held in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor Street, Halifax, on Saturday, January 6, from 2-4 p.m. and Sunday, January 7, from 2-4 p.m. A celebration of Pat's life will take place in Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish, 2 Melody Dr., Rockingham, on Monday, January 8, at 10 a.m. Reception to follow. Family interment in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Halifax. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit, QEII Health Sciences Centre or Victorian Order of Nurses, Halifax. Condolences may be emailed to: snowfh@alderwoods.com

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POWER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-08-09 published
POWER, Brendan Patrick
Passed away unexpectedly August 7, 2007 aged 62. Brendan is survived by his wife Ann, daughter Wendy, son David, granddaughter Meghan, brothers Doug and Larry, and sisters Margie and Chris. He will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him. Friends may call at Trull Funeral Home, 2704 Yonge Street on Friday, August 10th 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service Saturday, August 11th 2: 00 p.m. in the chapel. If desired, remembrances may be made to the Schulich Heart Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre.

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POWER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-11-10 published
MASTERS, Katharine Louise (née HOBBS)
Kay MASTERS died peacefully on November 8, 2007 at Christie Gardens in Toronto. She was predeceased by her husband Gordon Keith MASTERS (d. 1976,) son John Keith MASTERS (d. 1940) and daughter Katharine Patricia (O'LEARY) ALLEN (d. 2004.) Beloved mother of Ian G. MASTERS (Susan) of Brooklin, Ontario, and daughters Philinda MASTERS (Susan POWER) and Elizabeth MASTERS of Toronto. Grandmother of Patrick O'LEARY (Edmonton,) Caitlin O'LEARY (Toronto) and Spencer ALLEN (Toronto.) Great-grandmother of Kirsten and Keira O'LEARY (Edmonton) and Madeleine Patricia O'LEARY (Toronto). Only child of Katharine Sprague (BABBITT) HOBBS and John Wilberforce HOBBS, Kay was born in Toronto on May 4, 1912 and attended the Bishop Strachan School and the University of Toronto, where she was an early graduate in physiotherapy. She was involved over the years in such diverse groups as the Garden Club of Toronto, the Visiting Homemakers Association, the Toronto Ladies Club/York Club, the Needlework Guild of Canada, the Herb Society of America, Abbeyfield Houses of Toronto (founding member), and many others. In recent years, Kay concentrated on the volunteer committee of the Royal Ontario Museum, and spent a term on the museum's Board of Trustees. In 2003 she received a Caring Canadians award from the Governor General. Many thanks to the wonderful staff at Christie Gardens. A memorial service will be held in Grace Church-on-the-Hill, (Lonsdale and Russell Hill Roads) on Tuesday, November 13, 2007 at 2 o'clock, with interment afterwards at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Condolences and memories may be made through www.humphreymiles.com.

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POWER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-11-12 published
MASTERS, Katharine Louise (née HOBBS)
Kay MASTERS died peacefully on November 8, 2007 at Christie Gardens in Toronto. She was predeceased by her husband Gordon Keith MASTERS (d. 1976,) son John Keith MASTERS (d. 1940) and daughter Katharine Patricia (O'LEARY) ALLEN (d. 2004.) Beloved mother of Ian G. MASTERS (Susan) of Brooklin, Ontario, and daughters Philinda MASTERS (Susan POWER) and Elizabeth MASTERS of Toronto. Grandmother of Patrick O'LEARY (Edmonton,) Caitlin O'LEARY (Toronto) and Spencer ALLEN (Toronto.) Great-grandmother of Kirsten and Keira O'LEARY (Edmonton) and Madeleine Patricia O'LEARY (Toronto). Only child of Katharine Sprague (BABBITT) HOBBS and John Wilberforce HOBBS, Kay was born in Toronto on May 4, 1912 and attended the Bishop Strachan School and the University of Toronto, where she was an early graduate in physiotherapy. She was involved over the years in such diverse groups as the Garden Club of Toronto, the Visiting Homemakers Association, the Toronto Ladies Club/York Club, the Needlework Guild of Canada, the Herb Society of America, Abbeyfield Houses of Toronto (founding member), and many others. In recent years, Kay concentrated on the volunteer committee of the Royal Ontario Museum, and spent a term on the museum's Board of Trustees. In 2003 she received a Caring Canadians award from the Governor General. Many thanks to the wonderful staff at Christie Gardens. A memorial service will be held in Grace-Church-On-The-Hill, (Lonsdale and Russell Hill Roads) on Tuesday, November 13, 2007 at 2 o'clock, with interment afterwards at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Condolences and memories may be made through www.humphreymiles.com

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POWERS o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2007-12-31 published
POWERS, Betty Marie (née SENSABAUGH)
At the Grey Bruce Health Services in Owen Sound on Friday December 28th, 2007. In her 83rd year, Betty Marie POWERS (née SENSABAUGH,) the beloved wife of the late William James POWERS. Loving mother of Bradley and his wife Judy NICKLE and Mary POWERS. Proud grandmother of Tracy, Erin, Jordan and Shawn. Remembered by her great-grandchildren, Lukas, Billy, Alexis, Chelsea and Arin. Funeral arrangements to be announced in a later edition. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family (and may be made by calling Breckenridge-Ashcroft Funeral Home 376-2326.)

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POWERS o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2007-01-13 published
ALLEN, Lillian Gladys (née GROVES)
Of Saint Thomas, on Thursday, January 11, 2007, at the Saint Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, surrounded by her loving family, in her 77th year. Beloved wife of the late Frank ALLEN (1980) and dearly loved mother of Kathy POWERS (Gary,) Thomas ALLEN (Carol,) David ALLEN (Barb) and Karen PETERS, all of Saint Thomas. Dear sister of Helen HARRIS (Don) of Toledo, Ohio and the late Harold GROVES. Sadly missed by 9 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. Lillian was born in Saint Thomas on October 19, 1930, the daughter of the late Thomas and Florence (SHELTON) GROVES. Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin Street, Saint Thomas where funeral service will be held Monday at 1: 00 p.m. Interment to follow in Elmdale Cemetery. Visitation Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Remembrances may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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POWERS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-07-28 published
MacLEAN, Mary Margaret " Marg" (née DAVIS)
Peacefully, in hospital, with her family at her side, on 25 July 2007, Ottawa, Ontario. Born 25 February 1916, Winnipeg, Manitoba to Robert J. DAVIS (Larne, Northern Ireland) and Ethel M. ABERNETHY (Kingston, Ontario). Marg joins her dear, late husband, Roderick Watson MacLEAN (1979,) and two precious children, Duncan and Katherine (1945). Beloved mother of Brian Roderick of Ottawa (Debbie GIBSON) and Margaret Joan (Arnold DAGENAIS) of Vancouver, and loving Gramma Marg to Duncan and Brilee. She was predeceased by her brother and sister-in-law, Robert A. and Elinore DAVIS, sisters-in-law, Jean and Jessie MacLEAN and Betty TILLEY, brothers-in-law, Bruce MacLEAN and Reid TILLEY, and cousin, Irene POWERS. She is survived by brother-in-law, John MacLEAN (Toronto,) sister-in-law Joy MacLEAN (Calgary,) and Clarke and MaryLou GIBSON (Wasaga Beach). Marg delighted in her family as mother, grandmother, mother-in-law, step-grandmother, great step-grandmother, aunt and great aunt, and was a wonderful friend to all who knew her. She will be remembered with much love. A member of 'the Chestnut Street gang' with Edna Houston and the late Allie Williams, Marg was educated at Kelvin High School in Winnipeg and the University of Manitoba before moving to Ottawa and Queen's University (B.A., 1937). She and her dear friend, Isobel Muir, met at Queen's. At Carleton University Marg was Secretary to the Graduate School. An avid 'B' golfer, Marg was a long-time member of the Ottawa Hunt and Golf Club, a past captain of the women golfers at the Hunt Club, played regularly with the business women and curled when the snow came. She loved bridge and played regularly till just before her death. A love of travel took her from Russia to New Zealand with family visits to Mexico and to cousin, Ibby BELL, in Northern Ireland. She was an active member of Glebe Saint_James United Church. For years she was a community volunteer. For the last several years Marg was part of the community at The Palisades Ottawa where she had many long-time and new Friends who were wonderful company. The Glebe had been her neighbourhood since coming to Ottawa, even while living in Alta Vista. Thank you all for your Friendships. Family and Friends are invited to visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair and McGarry, 315 McLeod Street, Ottawa, Wednesday, 1 August 2007 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Marg's Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Thursday, 2 August 2007 at 1 p.m. Interment at Beechwood Cemetery. Donations can be made in Marg's memory to the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario. Thanks to the staff at The Palisades-Ottawa, the nursing staff of 8 West at the Ottawa General Hospital and in particular, to Doctor BARNES, Doctor MacKINNON, Hillary GRAHAM and Kelly Ann BAINES for their caring support. Thanks also to Rev. George CLIFFORD for his constant Friendship and guidance. Condolences/tributes: mcgarryfamily.ca

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POWERS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-09-01 published
RAINEY, C. William " Bill"
Bill passed away in the early morning of August 27th after a short but undaunted and fearless battle with colon cancer at the young age of 54, with his family by his side. He will be forever loved and remembered by his beautiful wife, Diane (JEFFERIES,) and his fantastic and adored children, Kacie and Jeff and his faithful Boxer, Kona. He is also survived by his three brothers, Doug, Dave (Deanna) and Brian RAINEY; his sister-in-law Janice QUINN and her husband Sean, and his two very special nieces, Avianna and Joelle QUINN; brother-in-law David JEFFERIES; Michelle and Emilie RAINEY; Ellen, Jeff, Laurie and Victoria POWERS. Predeceased by his mother and father, Shirley and Keith RAINEY; and his mother-in-law, Nora JEFFERIES. Bill was born in Duncan, British Columbia and moved to Calgary at a very early age. He attended Elboya Elementary and Jr. High and graduated from Henry Wise Wood High School. Bill received his B.Sc. from the University of Alberta in 1976. With a never ending quest to learn, Bill earned numerous diplomas from the University of Calgary and Queen's University School of Business, Executive Development Centre. Through the DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University, he was currently preparing to write the Chartered director's exam in September. After the successful completion of this course the Chartered Director Designation (C. Dir) would have been bestowed upon him. After completing university and a 6 month adventure tour of Europe, Bill began his business career with Xerox in Calgary and then went on to work for Royal Trust in Toronto where he took on increasing responsibilities leading to his position as Managing Partner Sales Management and Training. He and his family moved back to Calgary for several years where he assumed a Directors position with AGT/Telus. Group Telecom recognized his skills and Bill and his family once again moved to Oakville to lead the National Sales and Technical Support teams as Senior Vice President. Three years ago, Bill with his incredible 'A' team was given the opportunity to create the vision, culture and environment of the start up Voice over Internet Protocol Company, Vonage Canada. Bill was honoured to have served this team as President of the company. Giving back to the community was extremely important to Bill and his passion for helping children led him to become the Chairman of Kid's Help Phone in Alberta as well as being a member of the National Board of Kid's Help Phone. Bill was also the Chairman of the Executive Advisory Council for the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Bill's special interest and truth be told, his gift, was the mentoring, nurturing and coaching of his family, Friends and business colleagues. He was able to bring out the best in those people who sought out his wisdom and guidance. Watching Kacie's karate classes and Jeff's hockey games gave Bill immense pride. His voracious passion for reading allowed Bill to gain incredible insight and invaluable knowledge into history and business. Bill loved taking family vacations to warm and exotic places where he could indulge in his love of scuba diving and sailing. These vacations and adventures also allowed Bill to capture those moments through his love of photography. Golf was the game that kept Bill humble. Bill always looked forward to taking the annual holiday to the family cabin at Sylvan Lake, Alberta where he could relax with his family and Friends who always dropped by. There will be an open house to Celebrate Bill's life on Tuesday, September 11th, 2007, from 4: 00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with a short commemoration beginning at 4: 30 p.m. The celebration will be held at the Glen Abbey Golf Club at 1333 Dorval Drive, Oakville. A Celebration will also be held at the Glencoe Club in Calgary, Alberta on Friday, September 21st, 2007. A special thank you to all the caring Doctors and staff at Oakville-Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, the Henderson Hospital in Hamilton, and our family physician and friend, Doctor John DENBY. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to any Children's Hospital, the Kid's Help Phone or the Canadian Cancer Society.

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POWERS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-09-29 published
LITTLE, Bruce Wilson
Peacefully and surrounded by family in Ottawa on Thursday, September 27th, 2007 at age 76. Adored by his companion, best friend and loving wife Jane, daughters Susan (Assem SAID,) Mary (Michel PICHÉ,) Martha (Michael AGNEW,) Sarah (Douglas MacMILLAN,) Beth (David ARNOLD,) and son Elliott (Shelley POWERS.) Loving grandchildren Sarah, Tarek, Philippe, Laura, Eric, Julia, Taylor, Caroline, Elizabeth, William, Matthew, Christopher, Jennifer, Andrew, Charlie. Loving brother to Mary SIGURDSON, John, and Janet FINLAY. Predeceased by his sister Sheila MOFFITT Bruce led a happy, full life surrounded by many loyal Friends and adoring family, doing the things that he loved. His generosity, kindness and compassion will be remembered and carried on for generations. A Memorial Service will be held at St. Bartholomew's Anglican Church, 125 MacKay Street on Tuesday, October 2, 2007 at 2 p.m. Condolences/donations: mcgarryfamily.ca

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POWIS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-07-25 published
POWIS, Carter McCulloch
At Brockville, on the 22nd of July, 2007. Carter POWIS, in his 74th year, beloved husband of Barbara (PLOW,) loving father of Carter (Mary PEMBERTON) of Toronto and Graham (Diane ROMLEY) of Greenwich, Connecticut. Dear grandfather of Carter, Philippa, Benjamin, and Sarah. Brother of Alfred POWIS of Toronto. A funeral service will be held at the Parish of St. Lawrence (Trinity Anglican Church), 137 George Street, Brockville, Ontario, on Friday, July 27th at 11 o'clock. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Brockville General Hospital Foundation. Arrangements entrusted to the Irvine Funeral Home, 4 James Street East, Brockville. Condolences at: www.irvinefuneralhome.com

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POWIS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-10-12 published
Alfred POWIS, 77
Mining Powerhouse Transformed Noranda
By Sandra MARTIN, Page S9
Toronto -- Mining executive Alfred POWIS, who built one of the largest natural-resource conglomerates in Canada when he was the chief executive officer of Noranda Mines, died of emphysema at Saint Michael's Hospital in Toronto on Wednesday morning. He was 77.
Born and educated in Montreal, he joined Noranda in 1955, becoming president and chief executive officer in 1968, and chairman in 1977. Under his direction, Noranda's assets increased from $700-million in 1968 to $11-billion in 1995. He also served as chair of the Mining Association of Canada, was a co-founder of the Business Council on National Issues and an adviser in the Canada-U.S. free-trade negotiations.
He is survived by his wife, Louise, three children, six grandchildren and his first wife, Shirley. A private family funeral is planned followed by a celebration of his life at the York Club in Toronto on October 23.
A full obituary is forthcoming.

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POWIS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-10-13 published
POWIS, Alfred, O.C.
Former Chief Executive Officer of Noranda Mines Peacefully at Saint Michael's Hospital, Toronto on Wednesday, October 10th, 2007 at the age of 77. Beloved husband of Louise. Loved father of Tim (Nora), Nancy, and Chuck (Ellen). Dear grandfather of Lucy, Isabel, Henry, Laura, Robert and Heather. Predeceased by his brother Carter POWIS. Remembered also by Shirley POWIS. A private service was held on Friday October 12th. A public memorial service will be held at the York Club, 135 St. George Street, Toronto on Tuesday, October 23rd from 5: 30-7:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Toronto General Hospital, R. Fraser Elliott Building, 190 Elizabeth Street, 5th Floor, 5S 801, Toronto M5G 2C4 or Saint Michael's Hospital Foundation, 30 Bond Street, Toronto M5B 1W8.

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POWIS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-10-13 published
Astute, hard-living mining magnate made Noranda into a resource giant
Over a span of nearly four decades, he turned the company into one of the world's largest resource-based conglomerates, writes Sandra MARTIN. By the time he was through, he had helped increase assets from $700-million to $11-billion and become a very big man on Bay Street
By Sandra MARTIN, Page S12
A man who loved a balance sheet and who dedicated his working life to building Noranda into a diversified resources-based conglomerate, Alfred (Alf) POWIS was a new kind of mining executive when he became president of the company in 1968. Instead of clawing his way up the mine shaft and into the executive suite, he began as a mining analyst in the insurance business. While he wasn't an M.B.A. graduate, he thought like one. "He was one smart guy and he did a tremendous job for Noranda. He was a shooter," said long-time colleague, geologist and business executive William (Bill) James.
"He was a bridge between the business sector and the public sector, and he was a very influential and positive one," said Tom Kierans, chair of Council, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council. "That's not to say he didn't understand the mining business. He did."
Mr. POWIS also enjoyed a party as much as a director's meeting. An inveterate smoker, and a man who was known to take a drink, he had enormous stamina and drive and loved to be the last man standing, or playing the piano, at social gatherings.
Alfred POWIS was born in Montreal in 1930, the eldest of two sons of Alfred and Sarah (née McCULLOCH.) His father, who was in the insurance business (Chubb), was a whiz squash player, and his mother, a homemaker, was a talented pianist. He grew up in the tony English-speaking enclave of Westmount, playing sports (especially tennis), practising the piano and attending local public schools.
Part of the generation that was too young to fight in the Second World War, he graduated from Westmount High School in 1947, went immediately to McGill University, where he earned a bachelor of commerce degree in 1951, and then to a job as a mining analyst at Sun Life Assurance Co. of Canada. In 1953, he married Shirley HALDENBY, the daughter of an executive at Dominion Securities. Their eldest child, Tim, now a television producer, was born in 1955.
The insurance business led Mr. POWIS to Noranda (now Falconbridge) headquarters in Toronto. In 1955, Mr. POWIS made an appointment with John Ross Bradfield, intending to quiz the mining company's president about Noranda's financials on behalf of his own investor clients at Sun Life. During the interview, Mr. POWIS stumped Mr. Bradfield with so many tough questions that "he felt he better hire the guy," according to Mr. James.
Mr. POWIS took the job, doubling his salary from $300 to $600 a week, and moved his family to Toronto. He and his wife subsequently had two more children, Nancy and Charles (Chuck). His rise at Noranda under Mr. Bradfield, his mentor, was meteoric. In 1958, he was assistant treasurer of the company; 10 years later, he was appointed president and chief executive officer, making him, at 38, one of the youngest chief executive officers in the country. "When I was a kid, every year there seemed to be another announcement of a promotion," his son Tim said in an interview this week.
From then until the mid-1980s, Noranda opened and acquired more than 40 mines, including Mattagami Lake Mines and Brunswick Mining and Smelting, Canadian Electrolyte Zinc, Hemlo Gold Mines, and Noranda Aluminum. In 1977, the same year that Mr. POWIS became chair of the board of Noranda in addition to president and chief executive officer, he divorced his wife and married his secretary, Louise FINLAYSON.
During Mr. POWIS's 40-year tenure at Noranda - he stepped down as chief executive officer in 1990 and chair of the board five years later - the company became one of the world's largest producers of zinc, copper, nickel and aluminum and diversified into forest products and operations in Canada, the United States and Europe and natural gas fields in Alberta and British Columbia. Assets increased from $700-million in 1968 to $11-billion in 1995, according to a citation for Mr. POWIS in the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame.
And yet, such growth has a price. A resources-based company such as Noranda had its share of suitors and predators - especially when the economy flagged. Mr. POWIS "was an exceptionally capable executive" who "knew a great deal about all aspects of his far-flung business," said former Noranda shareholder Conrad Black in an e-mail message.
"I thought he was too preoccupied with who his shareholders were and whether he would retain independence, when his role should have been doing all he could for the share price. He also had great difficulty with the cyclicality of all the resource businesses he was in. When base metals and oil and gas were up, forest products and precious metals would be down, or some such thing. He was a brilliant managerial executive, but a rather impetuous strategic and financial strategist. I always found him a very intelligent, witty, and agreeable companion [and] always a good man to join for dinner or a glass of whisky."
In October of 1979, Brascan acquired Conrad Black's 11-per-cent stake in Noranda, tried to up its ownership to 20 per cent and asked for two seats on the board of directors and one on the executive committee. "We were trying to assert, what we thought was our right to representation on the board, and he resisted that with great charm and effectiveness for some time," said Senator Trevor Eyton, then a principal in Brascan. "He was a very likeable person and highly intelligent. He knew where everybody was buried and he knew all of the facts."
Mr. POWIS "resisted" or outmanoeuvred Brascan's overtures for about two years by increasing its share offerings (and thereby diluting Brascan's holdings in Noranda) and by acquiring half of MacMillan-Bloedel (now Weyerhaeuser), the giant British Columbia forestry-products company. Finally, Brascan joined forces with Caisse de dépot, a Noranda shareholder in Quebec, and formed a new company called Brascade, which owned slightly more than 21 per cent of Noranda's shares.
Armed with this financial battering ram, Brascade had an acrimonious showdown with Mr. POWIS in August of 1981. "Finally, he succumbed and we had the representation we thought we were entitled to," Mr. Eyton said. According to Patricia Best and Ann Shortell in The Brass Ring: Power Influence and the Brascan Empire, that included six seats on the board. But that concession didn't occur until after Mr. POWIS had taken Mr. Eyton into the boardroom, shown him the 12 directors' chairs and told him there was no more room at the table. To which Mr. Eyton says he replied: "We were quite happy to sit in the second row so long as we got in the same room as everybody else."
Over the next few years, which were very tough times in the resource industries as Canada weathered a deep recession in commodity prices, combined with high interest rates, Mr. Eyton came to know Mr. POWIS as a colleague rather than an adversary, from sitting around the (expanded) board table and visiting mine sites that came complete with tours and dinners with the locals. "He always took great pleasure in arriving at these receptions early and being the last to leave, but he'd be the first one at the bus at 7 a.m. the next morning, even though he probably had two or three hours less sleep than any of us," said Mr. Eyton. "I always used to marvel at his physique. It had to have been a very strong one and he must have had very good genes, because he smoked continuously and he drank his share and more," he said. "He had tremendous stamina, great endurance and a very strong will."
Even though Mr. POWIS had been forced to put an extra leaf in the board table, he and his two closest associates, Adam Zimmerman (a chartered accountant from Clarkson Gordon who joined Noranda in 1958 as assistant comptroller and worked as executive vice-president of forestry and aluminum) and Bill James (a consulting geologist who joined the Noranda board in 1968 and began working as executive vice-president of mining in 1974), retained their jobs.
Running Noranda and its satellite companies was more than a full-time job, especially in lean times. "This is no longer a business about acquisitions, but a business of survival," Mr. Kierans, then president of McLeod Young Weir (now ScotiaMcLeod) remembers Mr. POWIS saying at Noranda's annual meeting in 1984. But Mr. POWIS also found time to serve on a number of industry, corporate and broader public boards.
Catholic in his interests and open-minded, he was big on public policy, big as a founding member of the Business Council on National Issues (now the Canadian Council on Chief Executives), big as a founding member of the C.D. Howe Institute, big as a founding member of the British North America Committee and, of course, as anybody in the resources industries would be, big on free trade with the U.S.
"He was very literate in both a financial and economic sense. He had a good mind and he liked to spar and was intellectually curious," said Thomas d'Aquino, president of the Canadian Council on Chief Executives.
In 1977, Mr. POWIS and William (Bill) Twaits of Imperial Oil brought a group of business executives together to form the Business Council on National Issues to forge connections between business and government and to have a share and a voice in the making of public policy. "At the time, the concept of corporate and social responsibility had not yet been born, so it was unusual for people to raise their noses above running their individual companies to raise the biggest issues of the day," said Mr. d'Aquino. "It was a call to arms for chief executives saying this is going to be our organization. That was groundbreaking and what made Alf POWIS a pioneer."
Darcy McKeough, treasurer and economics minister under Ontario premier Bill Davis, said: "Noranda and the mining industry generally knew that they had to get along with government and with the communities they operated in, so he took an interest in public policy, probably with regard to the mining sector, but larger than that as well."
Mr. POWIS had got his feet wet in public policy discussions with government in the early 1970s when he served on the Ontario Committee on Government Productivity. The committee's "massive report" was largely implemented after Mr. Davis became premier in 1971, according to Mr. McKeough.
"Alf got a tremendous insight into the working of the provincial government from that and a great interest in it, and he was also involved in the Mining Association [he served as president of the Mining Association of Canada from 1974 to 1975], and then forestry, and that gave him a window into Ottawa," said Mr. McKeough, who served as a member of the board of Noranda after he left politics in 1978.
Having seen Mr. POWIS from both sides of the public-private divide, Mr. McKeough said he "behaved exactly the same way - interested, knowledgeable and trying to see both points of view." Assessing him as a person of great business and personal integrity, Mr. McKeough said: "The mining industry didn't have the best reputation in those days and Alf was way out in front, insuring that they did."
The last years were not kind to Mr. POWIS, as his body succumbed to a lifetime of hard work, smoking and drinking. He was in a wheelchair when he attended the funeral of Carter, his younger brother, in July. Nearly three weeks ago, he was admitted to hospital after a fall at home.
Alfred (Alf) POWIS was born on September 16, 1930, in Montreal. He died in Saint Michael's Hospital in Toronto of emphysema on October 10, 2007. He was 77. He is survived by his wife, Louise, three children and six grandchildren. He also leaves his first wife, Shirley.
A private family funeral is planned, followed by a celebration of his life at the York Club in Toronto on October 23.

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POWIS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-11-26 published
MICHELL, Barbara Mona (née POWIS,) B.A., B.L.S.
Passed away at the E.J. McQuigge Lodge Nursing Home on Sunday, November 25th, 2007. Barbara MICHELL of Belleville in her 92nd year. Daughter of the late Gordon and Mona POWIS. Loving wife of John MICHELL. Dear mother of Gillian MICHELL of Albuerque, New Mexico, John MICHELL (Dorothy BOND) of Calgary, Alberta and Catherine MICHELL (Alan BAUMAN/BOWMAN) of Belleville. Devoted grandmother of Mark, Jesse, Caitlin, Geordie and Christine and great-grandmother of Nicole. Arrangements in the care of the John R. Bush Funeral Home, 80 Highland Ave, Belleville (613-968-5588). At the request of the family there will be no visitation. A private family Service of Remembrance will be held at a later date. Cremation. Donations to the Alzheimer Society would be greatly appreciated by the family. Online condolences www.quintefuneralcentres.com

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POWLEY o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2007-06-08 published
TAILOR/TAYLOR, Helen Marguerite (née FLOOD)
Peacefully at Lee Manor in Owen Sound on Monday, June 4, 2007. In her 93rd year, Helen Marguerite TAILOR/TAYLOR (née FLOOD.) Beloved wife of the late William Humphrey “Hump” TAILOR/TAYLOR. Loving mother of Nora TAILOR/TAYLOR and Mary Anne and her husband Arthur KEMPAN. Loved grandmother of Christopher and William. Sister-in-law of Lois (Mrs. Harold FLOOD.) Remembered by her nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her father Dennis and her mother Olive FLOOD (née BOSWELL,) her sister Gladys (Mrs. Clem SLATTERY) and her five brothers Harry FLOOD (Eleanor), Aubrey FLOOD, Harold FLOOD, Larry FLOOD (Helen) and Francis FLOOD. Friends may call at the Breckenridge-Ashcroft Funeral Home on Friday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Saint Mary's Church on Saturday morning at 10 a.m. Father Mark GAZIN officiating. A Vigil service will be held at the funeral home on Friday evening at 8: 30 p.m. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to the Grey Bruce Regional Health Centre Foundation would be appreciated by the family. The family wish to express special thanks to the staff of the Grey Bruce Health Services Owen Sound and to family friend Helen Holtz and to their loved family member the late Ella J. POWLEY.

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POWLEY o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2007-06-09 published
TAILOR/TAYLOR, Helen Marguerite (née FLOOD)
Peacefully at Lee Manor in Owen Sound on Monday, June 4, 2007. In her 93rd year, Helen Marguerite TAILOR/TAYLOR (née FLOOD.) Beloved wife of the late William Humphrey Hump TAILOR/TAYLOR. Loving mother of Nora TAILOR/TAYLOR and Mary Anne and her husband Arthur KEMPAN. Loved grandmother of Christopher and William. Sister-in-law of Lois (Mrs. Harold FLOOD.) Remembered by her nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her father Dennis and her mother Olive FLOOD (née BOSWELL,) her sister Gladys (Mrs. Clem SLATTERY) and her five brothers Harry FLOOD (Eleanor), Aubrey FLOOD, Harold FLOOD, Larry FLOOD (Helen) and Francis FLOOD, and by their beloved family member Ella J. POWLEY. Friends may call at the Breckenridge-Ashcroft Funeral Home on Friday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Saint Mary's Church on Saturday morning at 10 a.m. Father Mark GAZIN officiating. A Vigil service will be held at the funeral home on Friday evening at 8: 30 p.m. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to the Grey Bruce Regional Health Centre Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

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