JONESCU o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-03-05 published
JONESCU, Jean (née LODGE)
God called Jean home peacefully on Sunday, March 2nd, 2008 in her 86th year. Beloved wife of Costin and dear sister of John and Elizabeth and the late William of England. A special thank you to the caring staff at Leaside Retirement Residence. At Jean's request cremation has taken place. A celebration of her life will be held at 17 Pricefield Road, Toronto, on Monday, April 21, 2008 from 2-4 p.m. For information please call 416-922-3029. If desired, please consider a donation in Jean's memory to the Lupus Foundation of Ontario or the Osteoporosis Society of Canada.

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JONG o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-03-31 published
DROZD, Frantiska (née TRNEČKA)
With her family by her side, Frantiska DROZD passed peacefully, at the London Health Sciences Centre, University Hospital, on March 29, 2008 at the age of 76. Frantiska (Frances) was born in Brno-Obřany, Czechoslovakia to her parents, Frantiska and Ferdinand TRNEČKA on May 24, 1931. Refusing to live life under the communist regime, Frantiska and her family made a daring escape to freedom in 1968 and chose to begin a new life in Sarnia, Ontario. This was later followed by a happy retirement with her husband John in London. Frantiska was well liked by co-workers and Friends. She had a successful career, working as a supervisor in the payroll department of a military hospital in Brno, Czechoslovakia. She later became a secretary at the International Expedition Place. In Canada, Frantiska became a successful piping and electrical designer working in the petrochemical industry, first in Sarnia and later at Syncrude in Ft. McMurray, Alberta. In 1986, Frantiska became a heart transplant recipient at the University Hospital. She and her family relocated to London, where Frantiska worked for the next 22 years as an accountant for the law firm of her daughter, Zora DROZD, in Sarnia, Ontario. Frantiska enjoyed many great travels and adventures in her life, both before and after her heart transplant. She was a model of compassion and kindness. Frantiska took on everything life sent her way with strength and dignity, which is something everyone learned from her. Frantiska was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was happily married to her husband, John, and enjoyed a very close and loving relationship with her children, Zora, John, and Sandra, and later with her son-in-law, Rick DE JONG, and her grand_son, Cole. Frantiska also enjoyed a loving relationship with her sister, Kveta Kobylkova, and her niece, Simona PECHOVA, both of whom reside in Prague, Czech Republic. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, April 1, 2008 at 10: 00 a.m. at the Holy Family Parish, 777 Valetta Street, London. Following the celebration of her life, Frantiska will be cremated and interred at the Oakland Cemetery, 390 Oxford Street West, London. If so desired, please make donations in Frantiska's name to London Health Sciences Foundation, Multi-Organ Transplant Program. You will be forever loved and missed. Na Schledanou Fano. Westview Funeral Chapel, 519-641-1793, entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences accepted at condolences@westviewfuneralchapel.com

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JONG o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-06-07 published
SAUNDERS, Archie E.
Peacefully at Woodstock General Hospital on Thursday, June 5, 2008. Archie E. SAUNDERS of Woodingford Lodge and formerly of Oxford Street, Woodstock in his 90th year. Beloved husband of Vera F. SAUNDERS of over 62 years. Dear father of Nancy BRICKWOOD and her husband Edward of British Columbia, and Jill MacKAY and her husband Barry of Woodstock. Loved grandfather of Bradley (Lorae) Brickwood of British Columbia, and Scott BRICKWOOD of Alberta; Jason MacKAY of Woodstock and Andrea (Ronin) JONG of Toronto. Loved great-grandfather of Conor, Logan, Samantha and Vanessa BRICKWOOD. Dear brother of Ena (Bev) AVEY of Norwich, Doris (Fred) GRIGGS, Phyllis (Earl) McGEE, Bud (Dona) SAUNDERS, Clifford (Marg) SAUNDERS, Jack (Donna) SAUNDERS all of Woodstock. Dear brother-in-law of Dorothy SAUNDERS, Helen SAUNDERS, Olga HALL, Jack (Donna) McGEE and Lila McGEE. Also survived by his loving companion Benji. Predeceased by his brothers Jim (Alice) SAUNDERS, Harold SAUNDERS, George (Eileen) SAUNDERS, Fred SAUNDERS, Robert SAUNDERS, William SAUNDERS. Archie was employed with Timberjack, Woodstock for many years, served four years overseas during World War 2, member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #55 Woodstock, member of the Calico Cats Square Dancing Club (36 years), the Swinging Wheels camping group and a member of the Church of the Epiphany (former member of All Saints Anglican). Friends and relatives are invited to join with the family at the Longworth Funeral Home, 845 Devonshire Ave., Woodstock 519-539-0004, on Sunday, June 8, 2008 from 2-4 p.m. only. The funeral Service to celebrate Archie's life will be held in the chapel on Monday at 11: 00 a.m. with Rev. Richard JONES of Church of the Epiphany officiating. Interment later in the Anglican Cemetery. Contributions to the Alzheimer Society or the Church of the Epiphany would be appreciated. Online condolences at www.longworthfuneralhome.com

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JONG o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-03-25 published
CHIN, Pil Shik
Peacefully passed away on March 23rd, at North York General Hospital at the age of 84, 4 weeks after the death of his loving wife. Pil Shik, the former Korean Ambassador to Canada will be greatly missed by his loving children Jennifer Choi (Archie FERRIE,) Grace MASEFIELD (John), Jik (Soo JONG), Jean LEE (James), and Ben (Barb). Cherished grandchildren Charlene, Christopher, Justin, Michael, Kevin and Peter and will be missed by many family and Friends. Friends may visit on Thursday, March 27 from 7 to 7: 30 p.m. at Young Nak Korean Presbyterian Church of Toronto, 650 McNicoll Ave. followed by Memorial Service at 7: 30 p.m. Another visitation on Friday, March 28 from 9: 30 to 10 a.m. at Jerrett Funeral Homes, North York Chapel, 6191 Yonge Street (2 lights south of Steeles), followed by a funeral service at 10: 00 a.m. Interment to follow at York Cemetery.

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JONGBLOED o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-04-17 published
TAMMINGA, Gerrit
(January 26, 1924-April 15, 2008)
We receive our comfort from the words of the Lords, Day 1 Heidleberg catechism. "That I am not my own but belong with body and soul, both in life and death to my faithful Saviour Jesus Christ." The Lord in His infinite wisdom, took unto Himself, His servant Gerrit TAMMINGA of Strathroy in his 85th year. Beloved husband of Bouwchiene TAMMINGA for 59 years. Dear father of Talo (Dina 2007,) Ann and John JONGBLOED, Mary and Rick LENTING, Janet and Rob VANDERVEEN, Grace and Jacob LENTING, George and Rolean TAMMINGA, Bill and Phyllis TAMMINGA, Fred and Jeanette TAMMINGA, Benita and Peter BOEREMA, Trudy and Dan DICKIESON, Adrian and Michele TAMMINGA, Geraldine and Bret VANLUIK and Lucy VIVEIROS. Grandfather to 53 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. Brother of Trudy and Jake BOUWMAN of Burlington, Talo and Jik TAMMINGA of Chatham and several brothers, sisters and in-laws in Holland. Visitation will be held in the Providence United Reformed Church, 447 Second Street., Strathroy on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 19, 2008 at 11: 00 a.m. with Rev. R. POT officiating. Interment to follow in Strathroy Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated by Gerrit's Family. Denning Bros. Funeral Home, Strathroy entrusted with arrangements (519-245-1023) A tree will be planted at the Grace Canadian Reformed Church in Kerwood in remembrance of our Dad.

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JONGE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-01-04 published
DONALDSON, Elizabeth Ann "Betty" (née STEWARD/STEWART/STUART)
Suddenly at her home in Toronto on Wednesday, January 2, 2008. Betty STEWARD/STEWART/STUART, of Toronto, age 67 years. Beloved wife and best friend of Gerald DONALDSON. Dearly loved daughter of Mrs. Jeanette STEWARD/STEWART/STUART (née VIRGIN) and her husband the late William J. STEWARD/STEWART/STUART of Almonte. Dear sister of Catharine (Lloyd) ALLINOTTE of Charleston Lake, Donald (Ruth) STEWARD/STEWART/STUART and Wilma HALIBURTON (Paul) both of Almonte. Also survived by a niece and several nephews. Friends are invited to visit with the family at the C.R. Gamble Funeral Home and Chapel, 127 Church Street, Almonte, on Friday from 6: 30 to 9 p.m. and on Saturday from 12 noon until time of Service complete in the Chapel including committal at 2 p.m. Rev. Jeff DE JONGE officiating. Spring interment. Donations in memory of Betty may be made at the funeral home to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation or the charity of ones choice and would be much appreciated by her family.
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JONGE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-05-05 published
DE JONGE, Sophia Louisa
(October 4, 1958-May 3 2008)
Sophia passed away peacefully at her Toronto home, surrounded by family. Beloved wife of Jeffrey WILSON, loving mother of Catherine, Elizabeth, Alexander and Emma. She was predeceased by her father, Marinus DE JONGE and her sister Yolanda. She leaves behind her mother, Corrie DE JONGE and brothers Mike (Lucy,) Fred (Lisa) and Pieter (Susan). Sophia obtained her LLB from The University of Windsor in 1984 and her Masters in Law from The Free University in Brussels, Belgium in 1986. After practicing law on Bay Street, in 1988 Sophia joined Kodak Canada as In-House Legal Counsel where she was respected for her hard work, intellect, compassion, and dedication. She enjoyed tennis, squash, and skiing at the Georgian Peaks Ski Club where she had many Friends and supported the Peaks racing program. Sophia spent many wonderful summers at the DE JONGE family cottage on Lake of Bays. She was a member of the Rosedale Presbyterian Church and was very involved with her children's school activities, recently co-chairing the Whitney Public School main fundraising gala. In 1997, Sophia was diagnosed with breast cancer and in 2001 retired from work to spend more time with her family. She pursued her love of travel, including family trips to Italy, France, the Galapagos Islands, The Bahamas, California and, this past March, to Hawaii. Sophia's family thanks Dr. David WARR and the staff at Princess Margaret Hospital and all of her caregivers for their dedication. Also thanks to her many Friends who stood by Sophia through it all. The Pink Tulip Fund Determined that something good should come from her struggle with breast cancer, in 2007 Sophia and some great Friends founded 'The Pink Tulip Fund'. The goal of The Pink Tulip Fund is to help young girls to increase their awareness and knowledge of breast cancer prevention. By establishing good habits today and empowering young women to make smart choices, we can help to ensure that they lead long, healthy lives, and that fewer will experience the pain of breast cancer. The Fund's website is www.pinktulip.ca. The Family will receive Friends at the Humphrey Funeral Home - A.W. Miles Chapel, 1403 Bayview Avenue (south of Eglinton Avenue East), from 24 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday May 6. A Funeral Service will be held in Timothy Eaton Memorial Church, 230 St. Clair Avenue West, Toronto (west of Avenue Road) at 1: 00 p.m., Wednesday May 7, Interment at Mount Pleasant Cemetery followed by a reception at The Granite Club (2350 Bayview Avenue, at Lawrence) from 3-5: 30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Pink Tulip Fund at www.pinktulip.ca

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JONGENEELEN o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-02-27 published
McFADDEN, Gerald Wilbert
At London Health Sciences Centre, Victoria Campus on Tuesday, February 26th, 2008. Gerald Wilbert McFADDEN of Rodney in his 88th year. Predeceased by his wife Annie née HAGERTY (2000.) Lovingly remembered by his wife Pauline McFADDEN (JONGENEELEN.) Step father to Gerry (Linda), Lillian (John), Katherine and Robert (Shelley). Dear brother of Gord (Frances), Ernie (Barb) all of Rodney, Hugh (Joyce) of West Lorne and Betty KEUTCH (Bill) of Rodney. Also survived by his sister-in-law Dorothy McFADDEN of Melbourne and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Otto (74) and Charlotte (93), brothers Glen, Kenneth, Eugene, infant Lloyd and sister Mildred BROWN. Gerry served in the Canadian Forces during World War 2, he was a carpenter and a jack of all trades. Friends may call at the Rodney Chapel on Thursday, February 28th, 2008 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be conducted from the chapel on Friday at 1 p.m. Rev. James WHITE/WHYTE officiating. Interment Rodney cemetery. If desired, memorial contributions to the Canadian Cancer Society or Calvary United Church would be appreciated as your expression of sympathy. Arrangements entrusted to Padfield Funeral Homes (519 785-0810). Online condolences may be left at www.padfieldfuneralhome.com

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JONGENEELEN o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-02-28 published
McFADDEN, Gerald Wilbert
At London Health Sciences Centre, Victoria Campus on Tuesday, February 26th, 2008. Gerald Wilbert McFADDEN of Rodney in his 88th year. Predeceased by his wife Annie née HAGERTY (2000.) Lovingly remembered by his wife Pauline McFADDEN (JONGENEELEN.) Step-father to Gerry (Linda), Lillian (John), Katherine and Robert (Shelley). Dear brother of Gord (Frances), Ernie (Barb) all of Rodney, Hugh (Joyce) of West Lorne and Betty KEUTCH (Bill) of Rodney, and sister Marie MOORE. Also survived by his sister-in-law Dorothy McFADDEN of Melbourne and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Otto (74) and Charlotte (93), brothers Glen, Kenneth, Eugene, infant Lloyd and sister Mildred BROWN. Gerry served in the Canadian Forces during World War 2, he was a carpenter and a jack of all trades. Friends may call at the Rodney Chapel on Thursday, February 28th, 2008 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be conducted from the chapel on Friday at 1 p.m. Rev. James WHITE/WHYTE officiating. Interment Rodney cemetery. If desired, memorial contributions to the Canadian Cancer Society or Calvary United Church would be appreciated as your expression of sympathy. Arrangements entrusted to Padfield Funeral Homes (519 785-0810). Online condolences may be left at www.padfieldfuneralhome.com

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JONSDOTTIR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-03-20 published
HAIRE, Ethel Margaret (née GUDLAUGSON) (1920-2008)
Passed away March 9th in Toronto in her 88th year. Mom embraced caregivers, Friends and family with love and laughter. Her innate caring, graciousness, beauty, and sense of humour prevailed over the effects of Alzheimers and stroke, as did her love of music and joy in song. Predeceased by her loving husband, John Edwin (Jack), and survived by her daughters Barbara and Catherine, sister Elma HELGASON, and sisters-in-law Fern and Vera GUDLAUGSON. Beloved sister of the late Martha (Jack), Oscar, Len, Hale (Folace) and Clarence, and sister-in-law of the late Bob (Estelle), Wallace (Peggy) HAIRE, and Chris HELGASON. Youngest child of Icelandic immigrants Olina JONSDOTTIR and Magus GUDLAUGSON, Ethel was born on a homestead near Clairmont, Alberta. Her musical talent emerged early, and earned her scholarships to study in Banff and in Toronto at the Royal Conservatory. She established a successful performing and teaching career, sharing her love of music with many students. Ethel supported her husband Jack through his long career with Abitibi, from where he retired as Corporate Director and Vice President Finance in 1978. She blessed our home with warmth and kindness, as well as her gift of music. Sincere thanks to her caregivers who sustained her with a loving and supportive environment. She will be missed by Cecille, Cathy, Esther, Gloria, Glenn, and Fatima. Thanks also to Judith, Evangeline, Louise, and Louis, to Barbara whose craniosacral treatments helped prolong her quality of life, and to her medical team. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter Butler Chapel, 4933 Dundas St. W., Etobicoke, (between Islington and Kipling Aves.) Friday 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the chapel Saturday March 22, 2008 at 3 o'clock. If desired, donations may be made to the Toronto General and Western Hospital Foundation, or to a charity of your choice.

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