CHARPENTIER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-07-03 published
Champion of culture in Canada 'epitomized the values of the NAC'
Third-generation member of famous newspaper family grew up in a lifestyle of privilege and chose the diplomatic corps over journalism. Later, he helped launch the National Arts Centre and the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa
By Sandra MARTIN, Page S9
Passionate, romantic, a lover of culture, the high arts and beautiful women, Hamilton SOUTHAM was in many ways an 18th-century gentleman, given to quoting poetry, rereading the classic works of literature and history, attending opera, ballet and theatrical performances, and collecting paintings by modern masters. Until the end of his days, he expressed his faith in the ultimate meaning of life by quoting these lines from Milton's Samson Agonistes: "All is best, though we oft doubt, /What th' unsearchable dispose/Of highest wisdom brings about, / and ever best found in the close."/
Born into the third generation of the Southam newspaper dynasty, he grew up in a gilded world of wealth and privilege, in which winters were spent in Florida and summers in Europe and the family enclave at Big Rideau Lake near Ottawa. Fighting for his country for six years in the Second World War stiffened the public-service component of his complicated character. After working in journalism, he turned his back on the family business and opted for diplomacy in its Pearsonian heyday, serving as ambassador to Poland, among other postings. But it was his lengthy tenure in the trenches of the cultural, linguistic and nationalistic battlefields that forged his legacy as the builder and founding general director of the National Arts Centre, a visionary fundraiser and force behind the Canadian War Museum, the Canadian Battle of Normandy Foundation and the Valiants Memorial and an active contributor to many other cultural institutions.
How fitting that such a Canadian giant should die on Canada Day, said Peter Herrndorf, president of the National Arts Centre, describing Mr. SOUTHAM as a man of exquisite taste with a single-minded devotion to the arts and an incredible capacity for Friendship. "He had been for many years, well before I came here, one of my heroes and he stayed a hero though my professional life. Never did I imagine that I would not only build on Hamilton's legacy at the National Arts Centre, but also become his friend," said Mr. Herrndorf. "He became like a second dad to me, both in personal terms and very much in professional terms - and in typical dad terms, he was both wonderful in his support and tough when I wasn't living up to what he expected. It's a big loss because he epitomized the values of the National Arts Centre."
Gordon Hamilton SOUTHAM was born in December, 1916, and named after an uncle who had been killed two months earlier at the Battle of the Somme. His family called him Hamilton because he had an older cousin, Gordon, who lived next door, in what amounted to a family enclave in the elite Rockliffe Park area of Ottawa. His parents' house, called Lindenelm, later became the Spanish embassy.
Hamilton's father, Wilson SOUTHAM, the oldest of six sons of William SOUTHAM (1843-1932,) the proprietor of The Hamilton Spectator and founder of the Southam newspaper empire, was the publisher of the Ottawa Citizen. Hamilton's mother, Henrietta CARGILL, was the daughter of Conservative politician Henry CARGILL, who died after collapsing on the floor of the House of Commons.
The youngest of his parents' six children, Hamilton went to Elmwood School and then Ashbury College, the private boy's school in Ottawa. In those days, French was taught as though it were a dead language, so it was years before he became bilingual. But the school did nurture his love for Latin, the classics, and poetry, which he delighted in declaiming until the end of his life. He also played Gratiano in The Merchant of Venice, "lightly with exactly the right touch of flippancy," according to drama critic Ted Devlin.
After doing summer-school classes at Glebe and Lisgar Collegiates, he entered Trinity College at the University of Toronto in 1934. He graduated with a degree in history in 1939, having taken a year out, halfway through, recovering from a serious car crash that left him with a crooked smile - a rugged distinction in a classically handsome face. After U of T, he sailed to England intending to do a master's degree in modern history at Christ Church College, Oxford. Almost as soon as he arrived, Britain declared war on Germany and he enlisted in the British Army as an officer cadet in the Royal Artillery.
Simultaneously, he renewed his Friendship with Jacqueline LAMBERT- DAVID, the daughter of a sculptor from a land-owning French family. They had met in Canada that summer through family Friends. When the hostilities commenced, she managed to make her way back to London by ship from New York because the United States was still neutral. They married in London on April 15, 1940, while he was in training. (They eventually had four children and were divorced in the late 1960s; she died in 1998.) A month after the wedding, he received his commission as a lieutenant.
Meanwhile, the 40th battery of the Canadian Field Artillery (in which his uncle and namesake, Gordon SOUTHAM, had served) had mobilized for active service under Frank Keen, assistant editor of the Hamilton Spectator, as the 11th Army Field Regiment, 40th Battalion of Hamilton. As soon as the battalion arrived in England, Lt. SOUTHAM applied for a transfer from the British Army so that he could serve with the Canadian Forces. By the autumn of 1943, the 1st Canadian Infantry Division, which was heavily engaged in Italy, urgently needed replacements. He volunteered to join the Royal Canadian Horse Artillery. He fought in the battle of Ortona in December, 1943, and the final battle of Monte Cassino from April to May, 1944, and was part of the advance of the Canadian Army up through Italy and later from Marseilles northward in France. He was mentioned in dispatches for "gallant and distinguished services" and demobilized with the rank of captain.
After the war, he worked briefly for The Times of London before returning to Canada and an uneasy job as an editorial writer for the Citizen in 1946. "I couldn't write quickly enough," he said in an interview at his home in Rockliffe in 2004. "My editor would give me a subject - 500 words on such and such a subject by 3 o'clock. My instinct was to go to the parliamentary library for a week and then come back with the 500 words," he said. "I was wretched." He went to his uncle Harry SOUTHAM, then publisher of the Citizen, and said, "I can't manage to do this, so I am going to External Affairs."
He wrote the examinations and joined the department in 1948 under Lester Pearson at a time when Canada "had a role to play" and when being part of the foreign service was "riding the crest of a wave, as far as I was concerned." It was "a wonderful time," Mr. SOUTHAM said, his eyes flashing under his expressive beetle brows. "Bliss was it in that dawn to be alive, But to be young was very heaven!" he said, quoting Wordsworth.
In 1949, Mr. SOUTHAM (and his family, which now included a second son, Christopher, who is now called Abdul) was posted to Stockholm as third secretary under ambassador Tommy Stone. After nearly four years, they returned to Ottawa before being posted to Warsaw as chargé d'affaires in March, 1959. By then, the Southams had two more children, Jennifer and Michael. This posting was one of the highlights of Mr. SOUTHAM's diplomatic career because he solved the "Polish Treasures" problem.
After Germany invaded Poland on September 1, 1939, the curator of Krakow removed a number of treasures from Wawel Castle, including tapestries and the sword of state. Following a circuitous route, they ended up in museum warehouses in Ottawa, Montreal and Quebec City. After the war, Poland, then behind the Iron Curtain, requested the return of its state treasures. That was fine with the Canadian federal government, but not with Maurice Duplessis, then premier of Quebec. He refused to hand anything over to a Communist government. Amid the diplomatic fracas, "we never sent an ambassador there and they never sent an ambassador here," Mr. SOUTHAM explained.
Mr. Duplessis died in office in September, 1959, and was succeeded by Paul Sauvé, "a more rational man" who agreed to ship the treasures back, causing Poland and Canada "to unfreeze their governments and to exchange ambassadors." And so, Mr. SOUTHAM's grateful government promoted him "sur place" to the rank of ambassador in April, 1960.
In 1962, the Southams returned to Ottawa, where he was appointed head of the information division at External Affairs. He was at work one day when he received a visit from Faye Loeb of the IGA grocery chain. She wanted him to help spearhead a citizens' move to build a performing arts centre in Ottawa. Rashly, he promised to find an appropriate candidate and, if necessary, to take charge himself.
"Time ran out and Faye came back," is the way he described his assumption of the leadership of the National Capital Arts Alliance in 1963. At its height, the alliance included about 60 arts organizations in Ottawa. They raised enough money (about $7,000) to commission a feasibility study, which recommended both the building of a performing arts centre and the holding of an annual national festival in Ottawa. In 1964, Mr. SOUTHAM took the completed study (with its projected costs of $9-million) to his old boss Mr. Pearson, by this point prime minister, and persuaded him that the proposed building would be an ideal centennial project for the federal government.
"He thought about it for a month and then came back and said, 'We'll do it,' Mr. SOUTHAM said. "After that, it was his project and he never gave up on it." The prime minister arranged for Mr. SOUTHAM to be lent from External Affairs to Secretary of State, which appointed him co-ordinator of the National Arts Centre in February, 1964.
The decision about the architect for the new facility was left up to Mr. SOUTHAM. He recommended Fred LEBENSOLD, who had already built the Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Vancouver, had won the competition for Confederation Centre in Charlottetown, and would later build Place des Arts in Montreal. Mr. LEBENSOLD did a quick estimate of $16-million and signed on as architect. Mr. SOUTHAM was appointed inaugural director of the National Arts Centre in 1967 and oversaw the construction of Mr. LEBENSOLD's hexagonal buildings on 2.6 hectares on the banks of the Rideau River, defending vociferous criticism along the way as the costs spiralled to a final tally of more than $46-million. (By this time, Mr. SOUTHAM's first marriage had disintegrated. He married Gro MORTENSON of Oslo in 1968, with whom he had two children, Henrietta and Gordon. He and his second wife were divorced in the late 1970s, but as with all of Mr. SOUTHAM's wives, she remained on affectionate terms with him.)
The multifaceted performance centre, with three halls including the country's first professional opera house, two restaurants, two theatre companies and its own touring symphony orchestra, opened in June of 1969 with the National Ballet of Canada performing two commissioned ballets - The Queen by Grant Strate to music by Louis Applebaum, and Kraanerg by Roland Petit to music by Iannis Xenakis. The following night, when the ballet danced John Cranko's Romeo and Juliet, something went wrong with the technology in the orchestra pit. Conductor George Crum and some of his musicians slowly ascended above stage level, leading Mr. Crum to say later that it was "the only time I ever looked down on Celia Franca," who was performing as Lady Capulet. After two terms as director-general, Mr. SOUTHAM stepped down in March of 1977.
Less than a year later, after a short respite spent sailing his yacht, Mr. SOUTHAM was persuaded by secretary of state John Roberts to become chair of Festival Canada and take charge of the national celebrations on Canada Day. He was paid a dollar a year and required to appear before a Commons committee to answer questions about his mandate and budget. When some members criticized the fluently bilingual Mr. SOUTHAM for preparing a report in English - he said later that he hadn't had time to have it translated - he sent a letter resigning from his post in French to the minister. It was rejected and Mr. SOUTHAM oversaw celebrations in hundreds of communities across the country and a blow-out televised extravaganza on Parliament Hill on the theme "You and Me - Le Canada, C'est Toi et Moi." In the 1980s, Mr. SOUTHAM was a partner in Lively Arts Market Builders, a scheme to create a television channel devoted to producing and broadcasting plays, concerts, films and programs on the arts. The group received a cable television licence and launched the pay-television C Channel in January, 1983. But it failed to attract subscribers and went into receivership six months later. Rogers Cablesystems Inc. bought its pay-television licence that December for $12,500.
(The following year, Mr. SOUTHAM married for the third and final time. Marion TANTON, a French woman he had known and loved for many years, was the wife of the late Pierre CHARPENTIER, a former Canadian ambassador, and the mother of his three children. She died of cancer in May, 2005.)
In January, 1985, prime minister Brian Mulroney appointed Mr. SOUTHAM chair of the Official Residences Council, a civilian oversight group he had established amidst mounting criticism of the cost of maintaining official residences. Mr. SOUTHAM's tenure was not an easy one; there were political brawls about work done on the speaker's house in Kingsmere; on Stornoway, the residence of the opposition leader; and on both official prime ministerial residences.
His beloved National Arts Centre went through a long period of turmoil beginning in the mid-1980s, involving funding crises, a revolving series of chairs and artistic directors and a strike by the National Arts Centre orchestra, before it began to stabilize more than a decade later with the appointment in the late 1990s of David Leighton as chair of the board and Mr. Herrndorf as president and chief executive - thanks in no small part to Mr. SOUTHAM's behind-the-scenes lobbying. Early in 2000, during Mr. Herrndorf's tenure, a grateful National Arts Centre renamed its opera auditorium Southam Hall in his honour and threw a lavish party for him on his 90th birthday.
After attending the rededication of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier on September 17, 1999, Mr. SOUTHAM met some Friends for lunch at the Rideau Club. He had been "moved" by the ceremony and by governor-general Adrienne Clarkson's "wonderful" speech, and he began thinking that the fallen soldier "should have some company on Confederation Square," rather like the "great cloud of witnesses," described by St. Paul in his epistles. Those lunchtime musings led to his final public campaign, which was realized seven years later when Governor-General Michaëlle Jean unveiled the $1.1-million Valiants Memorial. He considered the Valiants his second great project after the National Arts Centre. "Parliament Hill is full of statues of prime ministers and politicians, some of them good, some of them not good. But in Ottawa, there shouldn't just be statues of politicians," he said. "It is the capital of the country and there should be statues of the men and women who have made this country."
Aside from building monuments to others, Mr. SOUTHAM enjoyed sitting in the study of his Ottawa home, a well-proportioned, light-filled room lined with bookcases, rereading the complete works of Anthony Trollope and "contemplating three generations of reading." He had his grandfather's books on the top shelf, his father's Everyman editions on the second and his own books on the third shelf. As well, he was examining his own soul. "I have lived my life, and that which I have done may God himself make pure," he said. "I meditate and I don't compare today with yesterday. I have more important comparisons, concerning my inner life, and I have much to think about." He was an Anglican, but he "was thinking the same thoughts" as a Catholic or a Jew or a Muslim. The soul is a more important part of our being than character," he said. "It is essential."
And so he spent his last years in contemplation and in visiting with close Friends and family, enjoying life and engaged with the world around him.
On Canada Day, he was about to go for a drive with his valet when he suddenly felt tired. He lay down for a rest and quietly died.
Gordon Hamilton SOUTHAM was born in Ottawa on December 19, 1916. He died July 1, 2008, at home in Ottawa of complications from cancer. He was 91. He is survived by his second wife, Gro MORTENSON, his six children and his extended family. A private family funeral is planned followed by a memorial service at St. Bartholomew's Anglican Church, Ottawa, later in July.

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CHARRON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-05-21 published
CHARRON, Joe (October 27, 1930-May 21, 2003)
Your presence is ever near us, Your love remains with us yet, You were the kind of father, husband and grandfather, Your loved ones would never forget. Till in Heaven we meet again. Love, Anne, Barbara, Jo-Anne, Heather and families.

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CHARRON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-06-20 published
CHARRON, David Albert
Born February 14, 1948, David Albert CHARRON, passed away on June 17, 2008 at Bluewater Health, Sarnia, Ontario, with his wife by his side. Sadly missed by his wife of 41 years Brenda (PETERS,) formerly of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. Loving father of son Michael (Nancy) and daughter Dena (Eric) PARSONS, all of Sarnia. David leaves behind five broken hearts, his grandchildren who brought him so much joy: Kevin, Keenan, Madison, Nicolas and Makayla. David was born in Windsor, Ontario and was the son of Bert and the late Lillian (KESTLE) CHARRON and son-in-law to the late George and Lena PETERS of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. Survived by one brother James Wright (Jane) of Windsor, by sisters Linda (Michele-Anne) of Toronto, Julie (Robert) KINDSVATER of Florida, Susan (Tom) WARD of Dorchester, Bonnie (Lance) DUROCHER of Belle River, Jenny (Chuck) GAVIN of Kitchener, and by brothers-in-law Jimmie (Marjorie) PETERS of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia and Leonard PETERS of Edmonton, Alberta. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews. As per his wishes, cremation has taken place. Memorial donations may be made to Life Outreach International, his favourite charity. A Celebration of Life Reception will take place for family and Friends on Saturday, June 21, 2008 from 1: 00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the 1250 Wellington Street Community Centre. Parking is available at Bluewater Baptist Church. Arrangements entrusted to Smith Funeral Home, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, 519-542-5541. Memories and condolences may be sent online to www.smithfuneralhome.ca "Loved ones live on in words they said, in lives they touched, And in the happiness we feel every time We remember them."

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CHARRON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-07-07 published
FREELE, Irma Noreen (née SPRY)
Of Saint Thomas passed away on Saturday July 5th, 2008 at the Saint Thomas Elgin-General Hospital in her 94th year. Loved wife of the late Elsworth FREELE (October 25, 1992) and dearly loved mother of Gary (Florence) FREELE of Saint Thomas, Nancy (Lynn) KIRK of Saint Thomas and the late Robert FREELE. Dear sister of Freda BAKER, Eileen CHARRON of Saint Thomas. Predeceased by 3 brothers Frank, Harold, Earl and a sister Jessie. Sadly missed by nine grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. Irma was born in Sherbrooke, Quebec on March 28, 1915 the daughter of the late John and Emma (LUDWIG) SPRY. She was a Past Grand Noble of the Edna Rebekah's and a member of the Central Star Chapter 57 of the Order of the Eastern Star. Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin Street, Saint Thomas where funeral service will be held Wednesday at 1: 00 p.m. Internment to follow in Elmdale Cemetery. Visitation Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. A memorial service will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday evening at 6: 45 p.m. by Officers and members of the Rebekahs.

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CHART o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-07-14 published
ALTILIA, James Anthony " Jack"
Peacefully, on Friday, July 11, 2008 at Sunnybrook Hospital in his 89th year. Beloved husband of Nora for 57 years. Dear father to Theresa CHART (Mike), Greg (Torrianne), Elaina ROMITA (Joe), Steve, and Anita BAILEY. Loving grandfather of 10 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Survived by dear brothers Anthony (Anne) and Joe (Ann) and many nieces and nephews. A visitation will be held on Monday, July 14th from 2-4 and 7-9 at the Murray E. Newbigging Funeral Home, 733 Mount Pleasant Road (south of Eglinton). A Mass of Christian burial will be held at St. Monica's R.C. Church, 44 Broadway Avenue, on Tuesday at 11: 00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Sunnybrook Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

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CHARTER o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2008-03-01 published
WEBBER, Lorraine Marie (née PINKERTON)
Peacefully at Hannah Walker Place in Owen Sound on Friday February 29, 2008. In her 84th year, Lorraine Marie (née PINKERTON) the beloved wife of the late W. Benson (Ben) WEBBER. Loving mother of Lynda and her husband Jim DANBY, Joanne and her husband Jim COMEAU, Larry and his wife Mary Ellen, Judy and her husband Barry McBRIDE, Janice and her husband Dean McPHERSON, Kathy and her husband Rob HAWES and Steve and his wife Jane. Proud grandmother of sixteen grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Vera (Mrs. George CHARTER.) Predeceased by her sisters Emily (Mrs. Sig ZIPPEL) and Betty (Mrs. Elmer SHIER.) She will be fondly remembered by her nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Breckenridge-Ashcroft Funeral Home on Monday evening from 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday afternoon at 1 p.m. Rev. Margaret GREENHOW officiating. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation, the Canadian Cancer Society or to the Diabetic association would be appreciated by the family.

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CHARUK o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2008-01-15 published
MANNEROW, Selena Martha (née MILLER)
Passed away peacefully, at Hannah Walker Place, on Sunday, January 13th, 2008, in her 103rd year. Selena Martha MANNEROW (née MILLER) was the beloved wife of the late Ernest MANNEROW (1985.) Fondly remembered by her sister, Amy HALL of Guelph, and also remembered by many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. She will be sadly missed by John and Susan CHARUK and their family, and by Sonya MANNEROW, Suzanne (Trent), Michele (Paul), and Wendi (Tim.) Predeceased by her parents, Edward and Anna (MALUSKIE) MILLER, three brothers, John, Harold and Arthur, and seven sisters, Clara, Lillian, Florence, Ann, Ida, Myrtle and Mary. Friends may call at the Brian E. Wood Funeral Home, 250 - 14th Street West, Owen Sound, (519-376-7492) on Wednesday from 1: 00 until 2: 00 p.m. A Funeral Service for Selena MANNEROW will be held in the Funeral Home Chapel on Wednesday, January 16th, 2008 at 2: 00 p.m. with Pastor Ed WAGNER, officiating. Spring interment in Saint_James's Cemetery, Williamsford. If so desired, the family would appreciate donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, as your expression of sympathy.

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CHARYSKI o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-02-14 published
HARRIS, Salomon (né CHARYSKI)
It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Salomon 'Saul' (Charyski) HARRIS of Saint John, New Brunswick, husband of 58 years to Lillian (Zatzman) HARRIS which occurred on Tuesday, February 12, 2008 at Saint_Joseph's Hospital after a lengthy illness with Alzheimers. Born in Szopianice, Poland, he was a son of the late, Myer and Deena CHARYSKI and seven siblings. After surviving three concentration camps, Skarsysko, Czestochewa and Buchenwald in Poland from 1942-1945, he moved to Saint John, where he owned and operated Harris Men's Wear on Union Street for over thirty years. Saul was an active member of Shaarei Zedek Synagogue. He enjoyed watching wrestling, playing cards and enjoyed taking walks around the uptown area of Saint John. Besides his wife, he is survived by his daughters; Deena HARRIS- PEISER (Tomas) of Rothesay, New Brunswick and Paula POWER (Michael) of Saint John, two grandchildren; Brent PEISER and Jeremy POWER, his sister-in-law, Sophie (Sandler) RICHMOND of Toronto, Ontario, as well as several nieces and nephews. Resting at Brenan's Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, (506-634-7424). A funeral service will be held on Thursday, February 14, 2008 from Brenan's Chapel at 2: 15 p.m. Interment to take place in Shaarei Zedek Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer 's Society of New Brunswick. www.brenansfh.com

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CHASE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-02-19 published
CHASE, Gerald " Gerry"
(World War 2 Lancaster Pilot, D.F.C., CD and retired F/L Royal Canadian Air Force)
Passed away suddenly at the King Place in Midland Ontario on Saturday, February 16th, 2008 in his 88th year. Predeceased by his wife Florence CHASE (née TREMAINE.) Loving father to Ronald (Val), Janice (Jack) and Richard (Pamyla). Grandfather to Kellie, Tyler, Alison and Kristy. Great-grandfather to 6 great-grandchildren plus 1 on the way. Fondly remembered by his family and many Friends. Gerry was an active member of Kiwanis, the Saint_John's Lodge 209A London Branch and a proud member of the Caterpillar Club-103 Sqdn. A memorial service will be held at a later date. If desired, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Alzheimers Society would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to the Nicholls Funeral Home, Midland.

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CHASE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-06-18 published
SHAND, Marie (JOHNSON)
At Alexandra Hospital, Ingersoll on Tuesday, June 17, 2008, Marie (JOHNSON) SHAND, of Ingersoll, in her 90th year. Wife of the late John SHAND (1996.) Dear mother of Paul SHAND and Cheryl of Woodstock and the late Robert SHAND (1975.) Dear grandmother of Michael SHAND and wife Darlene of Guelph, Patti (SHAND) and husband Peter SOLILO of Woodstock and Jon SHAND and wife Karen of Canmore, Alberta. Great-grandmother of Sebastian, Tristan, Alicia and Paige. Dear sister of Pauline ORMEROD of Ingersoll, Margaret and husband Bob SKILLINGS of Ingersoll and Phyllis and husband Harry CHASE of Nova Scotia. Predeceased by two brothers Pat JOHNSON (2006) and Ralph JOHNSON (2008) and brother-in-law Frank ORMEROD (2008.) No funeral home visitation. Funeral Mass will be held at Sacred Heart Church, Ingersoll on Friday, June 20, 2008 at 11: 00 a.m. Interment Saint Marys Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by calling McBeath-Dynes Funeral Home, Ingersoll (519-425-1600).

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CHASE o@ca.on.simcoe_county.nottawasaga.stayner.stayner_sun 2008-07-09 published
GONSALVES, Carlos
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I would like to thank all of my Friends who called, sent cards, flowers and poems and visited after the sudden death of my beloved father, Carlos GONSALVES, on June 19th, 2008. I am very saddened by this huge loss, but I want you all to know how very much I appreciate your kindness.
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CHASE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-05-15 published
QUINN- McARTHUR, Doctor Patricia Anne (née QUINN)
In loving memory of Patricia QUINN- McARTHUR, 68 years, who passed away on Wednesday, May 14, 2008 at Saint Michael's Hospital, Toronto. She was born in Sudbury, Ontario and came to Toronto in 1963. Beloved wife of the late Anthony McARTHUR. Loving and proud mother of Sarah and Theresa. Much loved and devoted daughter of Charlie and the late Mae QUINN. Cherished sister of Sheila GOODMAN (Don) and Alice CHASE (George.) Daughter-in-law of the late Bobby and Rose McARTHUR. Proud aunt, great-aunt and cousin to many worldwide. Patricia was a dedicated research scientist at the Hospital for Sick Children for over 40 years and passed along her passion for science to many graduate students at the University of Toronto. She was a committed volunteer with many organizations including the Angelico Arts Refugee Program and the York Figure Skating Club. Visitation will be held at the Turner and Porter Yorke Chapel, 2357 Bloor St. W., at Windermere, east of the Jane subway, from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. Friday. Funeral Mass will be held at Saint_Joan of Arc Church, 1701 Bloor Street W., Toronto. Date and time to be confirmed. Interment Trafalgar Lawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Mental Health Association would be appreciated.

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CHASTON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-03-08 published
CHASTON, John Greer
(March 5, 1915-February 28, 2008)
Passed away peacefully, surrounded by the love of his family, at Lions Gate Hospital, North Vancouver, British Columbia in his 93rd year, after a brief illness. Predeceased by his parents, Leon Christopher CHASTON and Bessie GREER/GRIER of Calgary, and by his beloved younger brother Len, Royal Canadian Air Force, lost over Germany in 1942. He leaves to mourn his loving wife Helen, children Liz CHASTON, Christy McLEOD, Len CHASTON, and Martha LUTES (Ralph,) Helen's children, Peter CHAUVIN (Shelagh) and Cindy FLEMING/FLEMMING, former wife Jay JESSIMAN, and 11 grandchildren. Born and raised in Calgary, John went to work after high school for the Alberta Pacific Grain Co., and then assisted his father in his grain brokerage business. His career began when, articled to Norman Hindsley, C.A., he completed a five year Queen's University course in four years and in 1939 wrote the first Uniform Final Exam administered by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Alberta. He won the Province of Alberta prize for highest standing. He worked following for the Osoyoos Mines Co. Ltd., then Peat, Marwick, Mitchell Co. in Portland, Oregon. The call to war brought him back to positions in Canada with the Allied War Supply Corporation in Montreal and the Canadian Pacific Railway. Enlisting in the army in 1942, John's military service took him to stations from Montreal, through Ontario, to Prince Rupert, British Columbia and finally to Vancouver. In 1946 he joined Vancouver based Pemberton Securities Ltd. as controller. In 1952 he founded the company's corporate finance department which he headed until 1971 when he was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer. In the following years he guided the company through a difficult time in the North American economy and displayed unwavering confidence in both Pemberton Securities and the capital markets as a whole. In 1975 he was elected Chairman of the Board and was Honourary Chairman when Pemberton was acquired by Dominion Securities in 1989. Not one to retire, John continued an active role in the investment business with Capital West Partners, where he maintained a presence until his final days. John's devotion to the investment business in Western Canada was matched by his passion for the game of golf. He was introduced to the sport on a course made by his father, in the vacant prairie fields adjacent to their home in Calgary. He then played at the Calgary Municipal Course, the Bowness Golf Club, and the Calgary Golf and Country Club. In 1931 he won the Alberta Junior Championship. John joined Shaughnessy Golf and Country Club in 1945 and was Club Champion 1947, 49, 50, 51. In 1953, deciding to permanently establish his home in West Vancouver, he joined Capilano Golf and Country Club. John's devotion to Capilano was expressed not only in his election to President, 1964, but in countless hours of practice and play and solicited and unsolicited advice to members and management with respect to all aspects of the game, the club, and the course itself. Those acquainted with John know that he had a comprehensive knowledge of golf's history, its mechanics, and its evolution. Whether inspired by the immortal Bobby Jones or the revolutionary Tiger Woods, his enduring goal remained the perfect swing. In his latter years he routinely 'shot his age', on one occasion recording a gross 76 at the age of 84. Of many personal highlights in the pursuit of his sport, John took great pride in marshalling three British Opens and in being a member of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews. His memory will be invoked annually at Capilano Golf and Country Club with the awarding of the Chaston Trophy and the Wt. Officer Lionel G. Chaston Royal Canadian Air Force Memorial Cup. It would be remiss to omit that in addition to his primary interests in business and in golf, John was well known for his love of cars. In a number of trades that roughly equaled his final age, he enjoyed ownership of several very special high performance vehicles. His favourite remains known only to him. He will be greatly missed by family, by Friends, and by all who appreciated his considerable achievements, keen sense of fair play, rigorous self discipline, and his devotion to the principle 'to play the ball as it lies'. The family would like to thank Doctor Nancy Crossen, Jim Cormack, M.S.W., and the palliative care team at Lions Gate Hospital for their compassionate care on 7 West. Memorial Service to be held on Tuesday, March 18, 2008, 3 p.m. at St. Stephen's Anglican Church, 885 22nd Street, West Vancouver. Donations may be made in John's memory to the Lions Gate Hospital Foundation, North Shore Hospice, 231 East 15th Street, North Vancouver, British Columbia, V7L 2L7 www.lghfoundation.com

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CHATHAM o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-04-30 published
RIVINGTON, Halvarda Ruth "Bunty" (née CHATHAM)
Halvarda Ruth 'Bunty' RIVINGTON died April 27th 2008 at the Ottawa General Hospital surrounded by her family after a brief illness. Bunty was born in Edmonton on October 12, 1919 to Halvarda and Herbert CHATHAM. In 1932, her family moved to Victoria. She attended Strathcona Girls School at Shawnigan Lake on Vancouver Island and Victoria College before transferring to Queen's University in 1941. At Queen's, she studied arts and met Neville RIVINGTON, who looked her up in 1945 after duty on loan with the Royal Navy during World War 2. Senior Radar Officer Neville 'Riv' RIVINGTON contacted Bunty when he joined the H.M.C.S. Uganda then in Esquimalt harbour. They were married a few months later on November 24, 1945 and celebrated their 62nd wedding anniversary in 2007. Bunty and Neville raised four children, Diana, Robert (Bob), Louise, and David in Senneville in the West Island of Montreal. In 1982 they moved to Manotick south of Ottawa where Bunty enjoyed volunteering at the Miller's Oven, golfing and her association with the Engineers' Wives Club. A fervent westerner and proud of her Norwegian heritage, Bunty will be remembered for her love of laughter and fun. While Neville travelled widely as a consulting engineer, Bunty raised her children to be confident in life and was the instigator in later life of many adventures including hot air ballooning, line dancing classes, skinny dipping, and tales yet untold. She appreciated nature and enjoyed many creative pastimes including painting, stained glass and pottery. Bunty and Neville were blessed with a long and happy retirement. Together they traveled the world, played many bridge games and often entertained family and Friends who admired their mutual devotion. She was valiant in her determination to overcome ill health and be there for her beloved husband. In 2005, they moved to Alta Vista Manor where they made many new Friends. Bunty will be deeply missed by her husband Neville, her children Diana, Robert (Karen), Louise (Brian), and David and four grandchildren - Kathy (Andrew), Andrea (Matthew), Allison and Nick. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes (613-722-6559), 3440 Richmond Rd., (between Bayshore and Baseline Rd), Nepean on Wednesday April 30, 2008 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. A memorial service will be held in the chapel on Thursday May 1, 2008 at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations be made in Bunty's name to SCO Health Service Foundation Elizabeth Bruyere or another charity of the donor's choice. Condolences, tributes and donations may be made at www.tubmanfuneralhomes.com

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CHATTAWAY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-04-18 published
WALSH, James " Jim" Anthony
(Told you I wasn't feeling well)
'It is only with the heart the heart that one can see rightly what rightly; what is essential is invisible to the to the eye' - The Little Prince.
Always the optimist, believed in the goodness of others, a coach at business and at play, trusted all to do the right thing, married 34 wonderful years to his soul mate Heather (née ALEXANDER.) In his quiet times an avid reader, he loved a good biography, his heroes were Gandhi, St. Francis of Assisi, Benjamin Franklin, Nelson Mandela, and Muhammad Ali. Born in Two Mountains, moved into Montreal to attend Loyola College, upon graduation Jim joined Northern Electric in Personnel Management. In the early 70's he discovered sales, and spent the remainder of his career in sales and sales leadership positions. From '73 to '87 Jim held a variety of senior executive positions with Pitney Bowes of Canada. In late '87, Jim moved from the corporate world and began a new career in the general insurance business. His main objective was to have more time with his growing family of Heather and their three young boys, Matthew, Russell, and Graham. In his professional life, Jim's key to his success was his ability to identify, recruit, train and develop his staff to their maximum potential. He coached and convened local soccer and baseball, but his real passion was coaching rep hockey with the Markham Islanders and the Leaside Flames Hockey Clubs. He felt it was a privilege to work with the players and he enjoyed every minute of it. He will be greatly missed by his family and Friends. Jim is survived by Heather and their boys, his sister Ann WALSH of Two Mountains, special family friend Susan CHATTAWAY and many nephews and nieces. His sister Lin BEECROFT passed away in 1991. The family wants to thank Doctor BEZJAK and all the medical staff at Princess Margaret Hospital for their wonderful care since Jim was first diagnosed with lung cancer in 2001. We also would like to thank all those responsible for Canada's great healthcare system. A very special thank you to Ted TOBIAS for his support, loving care and Friendship. On April 16th 2008, Jim peacefully passed on at home, surrounded by his sons, in the arms of his devoted wife. A celebration of Jim's life will take place in Markham at Chapel Ridge Funeral Home, 8911 Woodbine Ave, 905-305-8508. Visitation on Sunday April 20th, 2pm-4 p.m. and 7pm-9 p.m. Service on Monday April 21st at 11: 00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Princess Margaret Hospital would be greatly appreciated.

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CHATTERLEY o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-04-15 published
MILLS, Robert Carl
Suddenly on his way home from Florida, on Monday, April 14, 2008, Robert Carl Mills of London, at the age of 60. Husband of the late Carol (HOLLOWAY) MILLS. Beloved father of Kimberly MILLS and her partner Tom CHATTERLEY, and Scott MILLS and his wife Jennifer McLEOD. Predeceased by his son Stephen. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 2: 00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. at the Westview Funeral Chapel, 709 Wonderland Road North, where the funeral service will be conducted on Thursday, April 17, 2008 at 11: 00 a.m. Interment, Saint Peter's Cemetery. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Robert are asked to consider the Canadian Cancer Society. Online condolences accepted at condolences@westviewfuneralchapel.com

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CHATTERSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-03-22 published
TURNER, John Kingsley
Born in London, Ontario on June 29, 1931. Departed on March 03, 2008 resident of London, Ontario. Turner John K. died peacefully on Sunday, March 9, 2008 with his wife of 55 years Annie and his family at his side after a brief illness. He was predeceased by his mother Irene Ivy Rose CANE. John is survived by his loving and devoted wife, Annie (née WOLFE,) his son John TURNER (Joan) of Dryden, Ontario, daughter Julia TURNER (Brian GIBB) of Lemington, Ontario; daughter Sandra LUEDI of Zurich, Switzerland; daughter Cheryl WALTHER (Mark CHATTERSON) of Woodstock, Ontario; son Robert TURNER (Roseanna) of London and daughter Marianne TURNER (Cathy WEGLO) of London, Ontario. He is also survived by his many grandchildren who were very dear to him Glenda, Cynthia, Sean, Tiana, Krista, Alicia, Jeremy, Jessie, Gayla, Erich, Holly, Adam, Lauren and Daniel. John was a true family man who cared deeply for his family. His love of his wife, children and grandchildren showed itself in everything that he did in his life. He will never to be forgotten by those who knew and loved him. John worked as a Stationary Engineer, retiring from the Mount Saint_Joseph Motherhouse of London. He will be missed by his many Friends in London with whom he enjoyed good conversation over a cup of coffee. He was particularly interested in anthropology, economics and history. He enjoyed golf and took pride in growing roses. He was a talented artist, providing his children with many hours of enjoyment recreating comic strip characters. Through his sharing of stories of life growing up in the nineteen thirties and forties, he instilled in his children a sense of hard work, responsibility, fairness and a love of family. He was a truly wonderful man who disliked being the center of attention, and needed no acclaim for his accomplishments aside from simply knowing that his family benefited. His family would like to thank family and Friends for the tremendous outpouring of love and support that they and John received while he was in hospital. Also, to the doctors, nurses, and many specialists of the London Health Science Centre, your compassion and encouragement were outstanding. In accordance to his wishes John has been cremated. No funeral or memorial will be observed. Donations may be made to the charity of your choice.

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CHATTERTON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-05-08 published
CHATTERTON, W. Gordon
Passed away at Hampton Terrace Care Centre, Burlington, on Tuesday, May 6, 2008, in his 95th year. Beloved husband of Sophia and the late Blanche. Loved father of John CHATTERTON, Jane CHATTERTON and her husband David GRIVE, all of Toronto and David LESEY and his wife Patti of Winnipeg. Cherished grandfather of Carolyn and Cameron LESEY. Gordon spent 44 years in education starting as a school teacher, then inspector of Public Schools in Renfrew North, Welland/Lincoln and York Township and then as Assistant Superintendent of Elementary Education with the Ministry of Education of Ontario. He was a proud former President of the Canloan Army Officers Association and of the Imperial Officers Association. Cremation has taken place. A Service of Remembrance will be held at St. Matthew-on-the-Plains Anglican Church, 126 Plains Road East, Burlington, on Monday, May 12, 2008, at 11 a.m. If desired, memorial contributions to St. Matthew's Church Memorial Fund would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to Smith's Funeral Home, Burlington, 905-632-3333.
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CHATWELL o@ca.on.manitoulin.howland.little_current.manitoulin_expositor 2008-01-30 published
Ethel CASE
In loving memory of Ethel CASE who died peacefully at the Manitoulin Health Centre on Saturday, January 26, 2008 at the age of 98.
Born in Manitowaning on November 2, 1909 to Matilda (née McMURRAY) and Henry McMULLEN. She has been a resident of Sandfield since 1947. She has always been very active in her community, an ardent church supporter, a long time member of Sandfield Women's Institute, and the Tehkummah Senior Triangle Club. Ethel loved going to Bingo. She had many talents, quilting, knitting, sewing, gardening, crocheting, and cooking. Ethel enjoyed several trips, seeing the east and west coast, Florida, Edmonton, and other points in Saskatchewan. Cherished husband William James CASE (predeceased 1965). Proud mother of six children: Burton (wife Audrey) CASE, Vilda (husband Ron) FETTERLY, Rex (wife Glory) CASE, William (wife Margaret predeceased) CASE, Marlene (husband Darrell) DEWAR, Dennis (wife Lynda) CASE. A Grandma with a special place in her heart for 19 grandchildren; Allison (Steven) CASE- BLAKEY, Jill (Mark) WOOD, Sally (Vince) BELLISSIMO, Lori (Dale) WIENS, Mark, Leanne, and Lisa FETTERLY, Sandra (Aeron) DOYLE, James (Laurie) CASE, Bradley (Colleen) CASE, Larry (Sue) CASE, Bartley (Raechell) CASE, Terry (Lori) CASE, Kelly (Kevin) HANER, Anita DEWAR (Cindy WATSON), Valerie (Mark) MUSSINGTON, Rodney (Amy) CASE, Ryan (Jodi) CASE, Melanie CASE and twenty two very special great grandchildren; Megham and Jared BLAKEY, Emily, Joshua and Ashley WOOD, Travis and Steven WIENS, Beth TURCOTT, Jeremy DUMAS, Christopher, Alexander & Aaron CASE, William and Evan CASE, Lindsay KELLER and Benjamin CASE, Aiden CASE, Alyssa and Alayna, Braedan and Brady CASE, Koral and Konnor HANER, Sydney & Ian MUSSINGTON, Jackson CASE, Anais DOYLE. Dear sister of Bertha CHATWELL of Owen Sound, Tessie HILL of Wikwemikong Nursing Home, sister-in-law Ethel VANHORN of Little Current. Predeceased by sisters Ella Mae McMULLEN and Ruby COULTIS. Predeceased by brothers Bill and Harry McMULLEN. Predeceased by several brothers and sisters-in-law. Loved by many nieces and nephews. Visitation was 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 Tuesday. Funeral Service is at 2 pm, Wednesday, January 30, 2008 at Island Funeral Home. Reverend Faye STEVENS officiating. Donations to Mindemoya Hospital Aux or to Fairview United Church would be appreciated. Burial in Hilly Grove Cemetery in the spring.

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CHATZIS o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-03-22 published
ATHANASIOU, Christodoulos (1943-2008)
It is with deep sadness that we announce the unexpected passing of Chris on Thursday, March 20, 2008, in his 65th year. Beloved husband of Androniki (Niki;) loving father of Effie (Steve GIANNAKOPOULOS) of Stratford, Mario (Melissa) of Strathroy, Phytos (Janette) of Kitchener, and George (Kristal) of Toronto; cherished Papou of Christopher, Nikki, Tommy, Mackenzie, and Ashley; dear brother of George (Tasoula) of Burlington, and Andrea (Elene) and Pollixene (Peter), all of Cyprus. He also will be missed by all of his nieces and nephews. Friends are invited to share their memories of Chris with his family at the Erb and Good Family Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo, on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where Trisagion Prayers will be held at 7: 45 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held at Saints Peter and Paul Greek Orthodox Church, 527 Bridgeport Rd., Kitchener, on Tuesday, March 25, 2008 at 1 p.m. with Father Konstantinos CHATZIS officiating. Interment in Parkview Cemetery, Waterloo followed by a reception in the church hall. Condolences for the family and donations to Saints Peter and Paul Greek Orthodox Church may be arranged through the funeral home, 519-745-8445 or www.erbgood.com. In living memory of Chris, a donation will be made by the funeral home to the Trees for Learning Program.

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CHAUSSIE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-07-09 published
MORDUSH, Frank
Born July 25, 1937, passed away July 8, 2008, in his 71st year. Beloved son of the late John and Jenny MORDUSH. Loving husband of Thyra CLARK- MORDUSH (MARKLE.) Survived by daughter Tina, sons Rob and John, grandchildren Becky and Chandel and brother Joe (Dorthey) MORDUSH of London. Leaving behind daughter-in-law Maryanne CLARK of Stratford and 2 grandchildren Chantell CLARK (Charlie) of Lucan and Chad CLARK of Seaforth. Predeceased by one grand_son Kyle CLARK. Also survived by step-son Robert CLARK of Walton and mother-in-law Janet MARKLE of Stratford. Dear brother-in-law of Paul (Loma) MARKLE of Waterloo, Margo DREESEN of Kitchener, Theresa (Jack) CHAUSSIE of Stratford, Larry (Kathy) MARKLE of Stratford, and Roger MARKLE of Woodstock. Also remembered by many nieces, nephews and Friends. Frank was a longtime mechanic for Coca Cola Ltd. Family and Friends will be received at the Evans Funeral Home, 648 Hamilton Road (1 block east of Egerton), on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be conducted in the Evans Chapel on Friday, July 11, 2008, at 1: 00 p.m. with Frank's brother-in-law Pastor Roger MARKLE officiating followed by cremation with interment in Harrington Cemetery at a later date. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences can be expressed at www.evansfh.ca A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Mr. MORDUSH

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CHAUVIN o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-07-22 published
ROSS, Rose Marie (née VECSI)
Suddenly on Sunday, July 20, 2008 at London Health Sciences Centre, Rose Marie (VECSI) ROSS of Grand Bend and formerly of Goderich peacefully surrounded by her loving family in her 61st year. Beloved wife of John ROSS. Loving daughter of Mary VECSI of Grand Bend and the late Gerald VECSI. Dear mother of Tanya ROSS (Kendra PEARSON) of Stratford and Nathan ROSS (Renee CHAUVIN) of Grand Bend. Loving grandmother of Aden ROSS. Also survived by sister Darlene (Harry) BROOKS of Exeter and nieces Kristen and Amanda BROOKS. The family will receive Friends at the McCallum and Palla Funeral Home, Cambria Rd. at East St. Goderich on Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at Knox Presbyterian Church, Goderich, on Thursday at 1: 30 p.m. Interment Maitland Cemetery. Donations to the London Health Sciences Foundation-Critical Care Trauma Centre gratefully acknowledged. Friends may sign the book of condolences at www.mccallumpalla.ca

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CHAUVIN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-03-08 published
CHASTON, John Greer
(March 5, 1915-February 28, 2008)
Passed away peacefully, surrounded by the love of his family, at Lions Gate Hospital, North Vancouver, British Columbia in his 93rd year, after a brief illness. Predeceased by his parents, Leon Christopher CHASTON and Bessie GREER/GRIER of Calgary, and by his beloved younger brother Len, Royal Canadian Air Force, lost over Germany in 1942. He leaves to mourn his loving wife Helen, children Liz CHASTON, Christy McLEOD, Len CHASTON, and Martha LUTES (Ralph,) Helen's children, Peter CHAUVIN (Shelagh) and Cindy FLEMING/FLEMMING, former wife Jay JESSIMAN, and 11 grandchildren. Born and raised in Calgary, John went to work after high school for the Alberta Pacific Grain Co., and then assisted his father in his grain brokerage business. His career began when, articled to Norman Hindsley, C.A., he completed a five year Queen's University course in four years and in 1939 wrote the first Uniform Final Exam administered by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Alberta. He won the Province of Alberta prize for highest standing. He worked following for the Osoyoos Mines Co. Ltd., then Peat, Marwick, Mitchell Co. in Portland, Oregon. The call to war brought him back to positions in Canada with the Allied War Supply Corporation in Montreal and the Canadian Pacific Railway. Enlisting in the army in 1942, John's military service took him to stations from Montreal, through Ontario, to Prince Rupert, British Columbia and finally to Vancouver. In 1946 he joined Vancouver based Pemberton Securities Ltd. as controller. In 1952 he founded the company's corporate finance department which he headed until 1971 when he was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer. In the following years he guided the company through a difficult time in the North American economy and displayed unwavering confidence in both Pemberton Securities and the capital markets as a whole. In 1975 he was elected Chairman of the Board and was Honourary Chairman when Pemberton was acquired by Dominion Securities in 1989. Not one to retire, John continued an active role in the investment business with Capital West Partners, where he maintained a presence until his final days. John's devotion to the investment business in Western Canada was matched by his passion for the game of golf. He was introduced to the sport on a course made by his father, in the vacant prairie fields adjacent to their home in Calgary. He then played at the Calgary Municipal Course, the Bowness Golf Club, and the Calgary Golf and Country Club. In 1931 he won the Alberta Junior Championship. John joined Shaughnessy Golf and Country Club in 1945 and was Club Champion 1947, 49, 50, 51. In 1953, deciding to permanently establish his home in West Vancouver, he joined Capilano Golf and Country Club. John's devotion to Capilano was expressed not only in his election to President, 1964, but in countless hours of practice and play and solicited and unsolicited advice to members and management with respect to all aspects of the game, the club, and the course itself. Those acquainted with John know that he had a comprehensive knowledge of golf's history, its mechanics, and its evolution. Whether inspired by the immortal Bobby Jones or the revolutionary Tiger Woods, his enduring goal remained the perfect swing. In his latter years he routinely 'shot his age', on one occasion recording a gross 76 at the age of 84. Of many personal highlights in the pursuit of his sport, John took great pride in marshalling three British Opens and in being a member of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews. His memory will be invoked annually at Capilano Golf and Country Club with the awarding of the Chaston Trophy and the Wt. Officer Lionel G. Chaston Royal Canadian Air Force Memorial Cup. It would be remiss to omit that in addition to his primary interests in business and in golf, John was well known for his love of cars. In a number of trades that roughly equaled his final age, he enjoyed ownership of several very special high performance vehicles. His favourite remains known only to him. He will be greatly missed by family, by Friends, and by all who appreciated his considerable achievements, keen sense of fair play, rigorous self discipline, and his devotion to the principle 'to play the ball as it lies'. The family would like to thank Doctor Nancy Crossen, Jim Cormack, M.S.W., and the palliative care team at Lions Gate Hospital for their compassionate care on 7 West. Memorial Service to be held on Tuesday, March 18, 2008, 3 p.m. at St. Stephen's Anglican Church, 885 22nd Street, West Vancouver. Donations may be made in John's memory to the Lions Gate Hospital Foundation, North Shore Hospice, 231 East 15th Street, North Vancouver, British Columbia, V7L 2L7 www.lghfoundation.com

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CHAVES o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2008-05-20 published
CAREY, Gwendolyn “Gwen” Catherine Ann (née VOISIN)
Of Lion's Head, formerly of Colpoy's Bay, who passed away in Lion's head on Sunday, May 18th, 2008. The former Gwendolyn Catherine Ann VOISIN in her 70th year. Loving wife of 47 years to the late Dave CAREY (2003.) Cherished father of Dana and his wife, Kathryn, of Red Bay; Susanne and her husband, Tony CHAVES, of Cambridge and Jay and his partner, Donna MYATT, of Oliphant. Special grandma of Brittanae, Tonni, Melissa, Candace and Ashley; and great-grandmother of Jahiem. Proud sister of Connie (Dave ADAM/ADAMS,) Pat EINWECHTER, Mary-Lou (Neil EVANS), Roberta (Bill KELLS), Rosemary (Dan MacLEAN), Fran (Wayne TONES,) Larry VOISIN, and Nancy (Randy CHARD.) Sadly missed by her brother-in-law Bob CAREY (Lee,) and her many cousins, nieces, nephews and Friends. Predeceased by her parents Jerome and Elsie VOISIN, and two infant brothers. Mom, you were the heart of our family and Friends. You showed us courage, strength and determination. You had a heart of gold. But most of all, you showed us love. Go now… rest in peace… until we all meet again. At Gwen's request there will be no visitation or service. Cremation. Arrangements entrusted to the Thomas C. Whitcroft Funeral Home and Chapel, Sauble Beach (519) 422-0041. In living memory of Gwen an Oak tree will be planted in the funeral home meadow by the Thomas C. Whitcroft Funeral Home and Chapel. As an expression of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Condolences may be expressed on-line at www.whitcroftfuneralhome.com

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CHAVES o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2008-05-24 published
CAREY, Gwendolyn “Gwen” Catherine Ann (née VOISIN)
Of Lion's Head, formerly of Colpoy's Bay, who passed away in Lion's head on Sunday, May 18th, 2008. The former Gwendolyn Catherine Ann VOISIN in her 70th year. Loving wife of 47 years to the late Dave CAREY (2003.) Cherished mother of Dana and his wife, Kathryn, of Red Bay; Susanne and her husband, Tony CHAVES, of Cambridge and Jay and his partner, Donna MYATT, of Oliphant. Special grandma of Brittanae, Tonni, Melissa, Candace and Ashley; and great-grandmother of Jahiem. Proud sister of Connie (Dave ADAM/ADAMS,) Pat EINWECHTER, Mary-Lou (Neil EVANS), Roberta (Bill KELLS), Rosemary (Dan MacLEAN), Fran (Wayne TONES,) Larry VOISIN, and Nancy (Randy CHARD.) Sadly missed by her brother-in-law Bob CAREY (Lee,) and her many cousins, nieces, nephews and Friends. Predeceased by her parents Jerome and Elsie VOISIN, and two infant brothers. Mom, you were the heart of our family and Friends. You showed us courage, strength and determination. You had a heart of gold. But most of all, you showed us love. Go now… rest in peace… until we all meet again. At Gwen's request there will be no visitation or service. Cremation. Arrangements entrusted to the Thomas C. Whitcroft Funeral Home and Chapel, Sauble Beach (519) 422-0041. In living memory of Gwen an Oak tree will be planted in the funeral home meadow by the Thomas C. Whitcroft Funeral Home and Chapel. As an expression of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Condolences may be expressed on-line at www.whitcroftfuneralhome.com

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