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BIS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-02-29 published
BOZZO, Giuseppe
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our husband, father and grandfather Giuseppe "Joseph" BOZZO on February 28, 2008. Joseph was a much loved and loving family man. Reunited in Heaven with his father Andrea, and sister Gina. He will be sadly missed by his wife of 42 years, Ida (POLICCIARDI.) Forever cherished by his four children: Andrew (Adriana DI PENTIMA,) Wanda (Albert IMBROGNO,) AnnaMaria (Christopher BIS,) and Nadia. Proud grandfather of: Joseph, Michael and Robert BOZZO, Saverio and Luca IMBROGNO. Survived by his mother Maria, brother Patrick (Francesca), sisters Flora (Prospero - predeceased), Rita (Franco), Frances (Herman), brother-in-law Santo, as well as many nieces and nephews. Joseph loved birds, dancing, music, gardening, and revelling with his Friends. His restless spirit never allowed him to Eng idle for long, and he was happiest helping others in various fundraising efforts throughout his various careers. He will be remembered for his generosity and integrity by his family and Friends. His courage and dignity never showed itself more clearly than in the last year of his life. We wish to extend our warm appreciation to the staff and doctors at the Toronto General Hospital, the Princess Margaret Hospital, the William Osler Health Centre Palliative Care Team and the Central Community Care Access Centre Team. If so desired in lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in Joseph's memory to Kingsway College School Building Blocks Fund (4600 Dundas Street West, Toronto, Ontario, M9A 1A5). Family will receive Friends at the Fratelli Vescio Funeral Homes Ltd. (8101 Weston Rd., south of Langstaff Rd., 905-850-3332) on Friday from 3-9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday at 9: 30 a.m. from Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church (300 Ansley Grove Rd., north of Chancellor Dr.). Etombment to follow at Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery (on Hwy #27, south of Hwy #7).

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BISAK o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-05-08 published
WILKER, Dorothy Elaine (née BALE)
78 of Tavistock passed away in Stratford General Hospital on Wednesday, May 7, 2008. She was born in East Zorra Township, Oxford County on June 23, 1929 a daughter of the late Allan and Mabel (BIRCH) BALE. Dorothy was a piano teacher in Tavistock for more than sixty years; was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Sebastopol-Tavistock where she was a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Women. She also played the pump organ for services at the Historical Trinity Anglican Church in East Zorra. She had good memories of the enjoyment she had during the years she was farming with her husband Lloyd. She married Lloyd Henry WILKER at Trinity Anglican Church, East Zorra on August 25, 1951. He died on May 11, 1985. Dorothy is the loved mother of Rosanne and husband Bert JALASJAA of Waterlooo, Richard and wife Kathy WILKER of Tavistock, Allan and wife Barb WILKER of Mitchell, Linda and husband Perry Keller of Tavistok; grandmother of Kenneth and Paul Brown, Jason and wife Sherry WILKER, Todd and wife Amie WILKER, Heather WILKER and fiance Darryl GEAR, Luke and wife Jen WILKER, Sara WILKER and friend Dave DEYOUNG, Karlie WILKER and friend George BISAK, Chad and Kaitlin KELLER; great-grandmother of four great-grandchildren; special friend and sister-in-law of Helen McGREGOR of Tavistock and Dorothy SCHAEFER of Kitchener. She was predeceased by her sister, Margaret BALE in infancy and by brothers-in-law, Howard McGREGOR and Ernie SCHAEFER. Relatives and Friends will be received in the Francis Funeral Home, 77 Woodstock Street North, Tavistock today (Thursday) from 7-9 p.m. and Friday from 2-4 and 8-9 p.m. (note time). The funeral service will be held in Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Sebastopol-Tavistock on Saturday, May 10, 2008 at 2 p.m. The Rev. Richard P. BROWN will officiate. Interment in Trinity Evangelical Cemetery, Sebastopol-Tavistock. As expressions of sympathy, donations to Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church Worship and Music or Tavistock Community Health Inc. would be appreciated and may be made through the Francis Funeral Home by calling 1-519-655-2431.

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BISCARO o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-06-26 published
COSTANTIN, Evidio Guiseppe
A resident of Wallaceburg, died peacefully on Tuesday morning, June 24, 2008 in his 87th year. son of the late Antonio and Filomena (TREVISAN) of Italy. Predeceased by his beloved wife Lina (LATTANZI.) Loving father and father-in-law of Roland COSTANTIN and Janice of Chatham, Vic and Sandy COSTANTIN of Petrolia, Gabriel and Diane COSTANTIN of Ottawa and Sandro and Donna COSTANTIN of Wallaceburg. Sadly missed by his grandchildren Jessica, Jacob and Chris. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Angela RAPPANOTTI of Tecumseh, Bruna CALEFFI of Toronto, Rita and Carmello ATTARDI of Italy, Alfia and Antonio BISCARO of Wallaceburg and Orazio and Pino LATTANZI of Italy. He will be remembered by his many nieces and nephews in Canada and Italy. Predeceased by his sisters and brothers-in-law Adele and Altero VIOTTO, Elena and Ermenjo BOCCATO, Fausta and Giovanni DIGIOVANNI, Maria and Petro ORTOLAN and Francisco FURLONETTO, brother and sister-in-law Guirino and Clara COSTANTIN and brother Giovanni COSTANTIN. Evidio originally was born in San Dona di Piave, a province of Venice, Italy. As a young man, he was an underwater commando in World War 2. Athleticism was a major part of his life, playing semi-pro soccer and the opportunity to represent Italy in the later cancelled Olympics for the 400 meter hurdles and 400 meter relay team. He was inducted into Wallaceburg's Sports Hall of Fame with the 1975 Merchant Soccer Team and as a builder of soccer in our community. Evidio was proud of being a Canadian Citizen for over 50 years. He retired from the Lambton Generating Station but was best remembered for his horticultural services in and around Wallaceburg. He was awarded several certificates of merit for good citizenship from Wallaceburg's Parks and Recreation, Chamber of Commerce and more notably from the Governor General of Canada. Friends will be received at the Haycock-Cavanagh Funeral Home, 409 Nelson Street (at Elgin) in Wallaceburg from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Thursday. Parish prayers will begin at 6: 45 p.m. A Funeral Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated by Fr. Greg BONIN at Our Lady Help of Christians Church on Friday, June 27 at 11 a.m. The interment will follow at Riverview Cemetery. If desired, remembrances to the charity of your choice may be left at the funeral home 519.627.3231. E-mail condolences may be sent to ecostantin@cavanaghfuneralhome.ca

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BISCHOFF o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-04-29 published
WESTMAN, Kenneth Crawford
Peacefully, at Victoria Hospital - London Health Sciences Centre, with his much loved wife by his side, Mr. Kenneth Crawford WESTMAN was ushered into the presence of his Lord on April 25, 2008 in his 82nd year. Predeceased by his faithful, devoted wife of 44 years Audrey Jean (née HARLTON) in 1998. Dear husband of Helen (nee EAGLESON) since October 2004. Loving father of Barry and Jamie (née FISCHER) WESTMAN, Cheryl and Allan ROACH, and Colleen and Dale DAWSON. Precious grandfather to Barry Robert, Daniel and Blake WESTMAN, Elizabeth, Natalie and Meghan ROACH, and Sawyer DAWSON. Fondly remembered by step-daughter Angela BISCHOFF. Predeceased by older brother Ronald (2005); survived by younger brother Ross and wife Cathie. Also survived by sister-in-law Mabel GUENTHER- FRASER and several nieces and nephews. Ken was well known in London as a businessman/ entrepreneur and owner-operator for 41 years of Ken Westman Automotive Ltd. at three different locations on Oxford Street East. In recent years, he would be recognized by many in north London as the white-haired gentleman who played the harmonica at Loblaws when providing entertainment for the mezzanine or when collecting for the Salvation Army kettle campaign in the store's foyer. Ken took pleasure in writing frequent letters to the London Free Press Editor and was an enthusiastic member of the Northpark Senior Men's Breakfast Club. He was a loyal Detroit Tigers and Red Wings fan. Also an avid car race enthusiast, Ken attended the Indianapolis 500 thirty-seven times. Ken was often seen driving about town in his treasured 1977 yellow Cadillac. Friends and family will be received at Memorial Funeral Home 1559 Fanshawe Park Rd. E. for extended visitation on Tuesday, April 29, 2008 from 5-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 1 p.m. Reverend Allan Roach of The Gathering Place and Revival Centre officiating. Interment to follow at Birr United Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated. Heartfelt appreciation is extended to Igor at ComCare, and to the caring nurses, doctors and social worker at the Palliative Care Unit.

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BISH o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-03-04 published
BISH, Kenneth Alexander
Peacefully at Alexandra Hospital, Ingersoll on Sunday March 2, 2008, in his 100th year. Ken was born in Berlin (Kitchener), Ontario on June 16, 1908. He was predeceased by his loving wife Jeannetta (McIRVINE) (January 2000) and sisters Olive and Margaret. Loving father of Don BISH of Norwich, Bernie and wife Maureen BISH of Dorchester. He will be sadly missed by his four grandchildren, Todd (Roberta), Michelle (Gerry), Melissa (Brian), and Robert (Sherry), and seven great-grandchildren, Dylan, Oscar, Isabel, Kyle, Fraser, Alec and Max. Ken moved to Norwich in 1933 as manager of the Agnew-Surpass shoe store. Within a few months, he purchased the business and happily fitted shoes until December 3, 1974 when he retired from the store. After retirement, Ken continued to enjoy farming and cutting grass with his John Deere mower. He was a member of the Saint_John's Lodge. Family and Friends will treasure Ken's stories. Friends will be received at The Arn-Lockie Funeral Home, 45 Main St. W., Norwich (519) 863-3020, on Thursday March 6 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Masonic service will be held on Thursday at 6: 30 p.m. Funeral service and committal will be held at the funeral home on Friday March 7, 2008 at 11: 00 a.m. with Rev. Alison PLAYFAIR officiating. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated. Online condolences at www.arn-lockiefuneralhome.com.

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BISH o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-04-16 published
CARROLL, Phyllis
A resident of Chatham passed away Thursday, April 10, 2008 at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance at the age of 84. Beloved wife of the late Edward CARROLL (1977.) Dear aunt of Dona LIVINGSTONE, Madelyn DEJONGE, Shirley BISH, John CARROLL, Douglas CARROLL and Gary CARROLL. Sadly missed by special friend Priscilla KING and many other good Friends. A memorial service will be held from Saint Paul's Congregational Church, Chatham on Friday, April 18, 2008 at 1: 00 p.m. Donations may be made by cheque to Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation or Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Foundation (Magnetic Resonance Imager Campaign). Online donations and condolences may be left at www.badderfuneralhome.com. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the John C. Badder Funeral Home, Thamesville. "A tree will be planted in memory of Phyllis CARROLL in the Badder and Robinson Memorial Forest, Mosa Twp."

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BISH o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-02-13 published
PALMER, Austia (née BISH)
Died at her home in North Saanich, British Columbia on her 75th birthday, February 9, 2008. She was surrounded by her 6 daughters and one of her grand-daughters when she died. Austia was the matriarch of her large family, and was predeceased by her husband and life-long love - Bruce PALMER in 2004. Austia leaves behind 6 daughters: Beverly (Gerald), Sheree, Diane, Betty (Neil), Trish (Rick), and Catherine; 13 grandchildren: Jessica (Dane), Jordan, Andrea, Katharine, Devin, Jeff, Emily, Kelly, Midori, Genevieve, Levi, Austia, and James PEARCE; and one great-grand-daughter: Sage. Austia is also survived by 3 brothers: Bill BISH, Grant BISH, and Walter BISH. Austia was born a coal-miner's daughter in Forestburg, Alberta in 1933, the youngest of a large, pioneering family. She met Bruce in Jasper in the early 1950's. They fell in love and moved to Edmonton, where they raised their family for the next 30 years. In 1984, Austia and Bruce retired to Vancouver Island. Austia touched many people with her open-hearted, kind and generous ways. She was a constant source of support to her husband and family, and she always had an optimistic outlook on life. She was an elegant, stylish and gracious woman who lived a charmed life. She will be deeply, deeply missed. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.mccallbros.com.

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BISH o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-03-10 published
HADDEN, Vera (née BISH)
Peacefully at Huntsville District Memorial Hospital on Friday, March 7, 2008. Vera HADDEN of Huntsville formerly of Leaside, in her 97th year. Beloved wife of the late Eugene. Dear mother of Paul and his wife Pat of Scarborough, Ruth and her husband Geoff COX of Huntsville. Cherished grandma of Glenn and Mark. Great-grandma of Josie and Samantha. Predeceased by sisters Margaret, Muriel, Joan, brothers Donnie and Gordon. Resting at the Billingsley Funeral Home, Huntsville on Sunday 2-4 p.m. Funeral Service at the Morley Bedford Funeral Home, 159 Eglinton Ave. West, Toronto on Wednesday, March 12, 2008 at 11: 00 a.m. with one hour of visitation prior to the service. Interment West Minster Cemetery, Toronto. Memorial Gifts to the Faith Baptist Church Huntsville or the Huntsville Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family. "For me to live is Christ, and to die is gain" www.billingsleyfuneralhome.com

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BISH o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2008-03-10 published
HADDEN, Vera (née BISH)
Peacefully at Huntsville District Memorial Hospital on Friday March 7, 2008. Vera HADDEN of Huntsville formerly of Leaside, in her 97th year. Beloved wife of the late Eugene. Dear mother of Paul and his wife Pat of Scarborough, Ruth and her husband Geoff COX of Huntsville. Cherished grandma of Glenn and Mark. Great-grandma of Josie and Samantha. Predeceased by sisters Margaret, Muriel, Joan, brothers Donnie and Gordon. Resting at the Billingsley Funeral Home, Huntsville on Sunday 2-4 p.m. Funeral Service at the Morley Bedford Funeral Home, 159 Eglinton Ave. West, Toronto on Wednesday March 12, 2008 at 11: 00 a.m. with one hour of visitation prior to the service. Interment Westminster Cemetery, Toronto. Memorial gifts to the Faith Baptist Church, Huntsville or the Huntsville Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family. For me to live is Christ, and to die is gain. www.billingsleyfuneralhome.com

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BISHOP o@ca.on.manitoulin.howland.little_current.manitoulin_expositor 2008-06-11 published
Vincent Joseph LAVALLEE
In loving memory of Vincent Joseph LAVALLEE, 66 years, Saturday, May 3, 2008 at the Manitoulin Health Centre, Little Current. Former husband of Elizabeth NESHIKIWE.
Loving father of David (Valerie,) Mingo (Bonnie Jo,) Jackie (Darren SHAWANDA,) Monica BISHOP, Mary Elizabeth (Chris), Martina DEBASSIGE and Sonia (Tim PANGOWISH.) Cherished grandfather of 20 grandchildren. Dear son of David and Julia LAVALLEE predeceased. Dear brother of Joseph LAVALLEE (wife Rozina,) Mary LAVALLEE and Archie FRANCIS predeceased, Sylvester OSAWABINE, Thaddeus LAVALLEE (Bonnie,) Thomas WEMIGWANS (Elizabeth,) Wilfred WEMIGWANS (Evelyn,) Veronica WEMIGWANS (Wendy), Rose BEAUPRE (Ron), Henry WEMIGWANS (Corrine). Dear Godfather to Jacob and Patrick. Sadly missed by many loving nieces and nephews and their families. Vincent was a kind, caring and humorous person. He was a hard worker. He had volunteered his time and money to help out fundraising for Our Lady of Grace Church and the South Bay Community Centre. He will be missed for his generosity and helpfulness. Miigwheech to all Family and Friends with your kind words, prayers and helpfulness during our time of sorrow. Thank you to the doctors and nurses for all you did for Vincent. Miigwheech to Wikwemikong Health Centre staff and Amikook staff. Personal Support workers and Meals On Wheels and drivers who helped us care for Vincent in our home for the past 2 ½ years. And finally thank you to Wikwemikong Housing for all your assistance.
Respectfully, David, Valerie, David Junior Kaith-Lynn and Curtis LAVALLEE.

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BISHOP o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-03-01 published
McCONNELL, Chester P.
Peacefully on Thursday, February 28, 2008 at London Health Sciences Centre, University Hospital, surrounded by his family, Chester P. McCONNELL of London in his 88th year. Beloved husband of Irene M. (BROWN) McCONNELL. Dear father of Bob McCONNELL and his wife Beverly of Burlington, Bill McCONNELL and his wife Joan, Judy WILLIAMS and Barry McCONNELL and his wife Shirley all of London. Dear brother of Edgar McCONNELL and his wife Eva of London. Also loved by his grandchildren Rob and Dawna McCONNELL of Saint Thomas Sean and Pam McCONNELL, Ian and Lorrie McCONNELL of London; Blair McCONNELL of Burlington; Richard and Michelle McCONNELL- BARKER Michael and Tricia McCONNELL of London; Adam and Melani BISHOP of Franklin, Tennessee; Cindy and Frank MARINHO, Ryan and Rachelle WILLIAMS of London; Amber and Sean MELANSON of Milton and Amanda McCONNELL of London, his 15 great-grandchildren and his 2 great-great-grand_sons. Predeceased by his infant son Douglas McCONNELL and his son-in-law Fred WILLIAMS. There will be a private family visitation one hour prior to a private family funeral service which will be conducted in the chapel of the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London on Sunday, March 2nd with Reverend Thomas D. HISCOCK of Wesley-Knox United Church officiating. Interment in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, London. As an expression of sympathy memorial donations may be made to the London and area Food Bank, 926 Leathorne Street, London, Ontario N5Z 3M5 or the charity of your choice. Mr. McCONNELL was a former employee of Kelloggs Canada. On line condolences accepted at www.amgeorgefh.on.ca

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BISHOP o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-04-07 published
TWELLS, James Stanley
Peacefully at Elmwood Place with his wife by his side on April 4, 2008, James Stanley TWELLS, of London, in his 85th year. Beloved husband for 62 years of Doreen TWELLS. Loving father of Shirley MANN (and the late Richard MANN), Michael TWELLS and David TWELLS. Dear grandfather of Wendy, Michael, Jennifer, Stephen, Joshua, Melissa and Dakota. Great-grandfather of 9. James is also survived by his brother Charles and sister Reta FLETCHER. He is predeceased by his sisters Edna BISHOP, Norma HARROD and Cora TURNER. A memorial service will be held in the Needham Funeral Chapel (520 Dundas Street, London) on Thursday April 10, 2008 at 1 p.m. with visitation 1 hour prior to the service. A special thank you to the kind staff at Elmwood Place and the 7th Inpatient at University Hospital for their care and compassion. Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Diabetes Association would be appreciated.

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BISHOP o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-04-09 published
COLBORNE, Lloyd Watson
At Marshall Gowland Manor, Sarnia on Tuesday, April 8, 2008, Lloyd Watson COLBORNE, age 89 of Sarnia. Lloyd was on December 14, 1918 in Brigden, Ontario to the late Arthur and Emmeline (WATSON) COLBORNE. He was a veteran of World War 2 serving in the 7th Anti-tank, 1st Canadian Corp., British 8th Army. He was retired from the Silverwood Dairy with 30 years of service. Predeceased by his loving wife of 57 years Verna Rose (KINART) COLBORNE (1998.) Lloyd is survived by his 4 sons, Jim (Betty), Bruce (Lauren), both of Sarnia, Terry (Karen) of Warwick Village, Rick (Laurie) of Petrolia and one daughter Gail (Frank) GUSTIN of Petrolia. Grandfather of 11 grandchildren, Mike MASSIE- COLBORNE of Whitehorse, Kim COLBORNE (Neil BEAUMONT) Chris COLBORNE, Ben (Amy) COLBORNE, Jill (Chris) MITCHELL, Tanya (Dale) HOLBROOK, Allysin COLBORNE and Sarah, Emily, Keith and Grant GUSTIN and 3 great-grand_sons Malone COLBORNE, Bowen MITCHELL, Chayse HOLBROOK. Survived by sisters Genevieve McLAUGHLIN, Velma GOODACRE, Maxine LAPIER, and sisters-in-law Blanche BURLEY, Audrey KINART, Ileen BURLEY, Edith BISHOP, Kay BURLEY, and sisters and brothers-in-law Eldon and Ivy KINART, Grant and Betty KINART, Phyliss and Gerald FREER, and several nieces, nephews and Friends. Predeceased by brother Gord, sister Vera TAILOR/TAYLOR, sister-in-law Katherine COLBORNE, brothers-in-law Howard TAILOR/TAYLOR, Alvin McLAUGHLIN, Clarence GOODACRE, Earl LAPIER, Alvin BURLEY, Mack BURLEY, Buck BISHOP, Garnet BURLEY and Rae KINART. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 12, 2008 at 11: 30 a.m. at Smith Funeral Home, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, Ontario. A private family interment will follow. Family and Friends will be received at Smith Funeral Home on Friday afternoon from 2 to 4 p.m. and evening from 7 to 9 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian National Institute for the Blind Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.smithfuneralhome.ca

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BISHOP o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-06-28 published
BRACCI, Naldo
The family of the late Naldo BRACCI wish to express their sincere thanks and deep appreciation to all relatives, many Friends and caring neighbours who offered their support, prayers and condolences during the recent passing of a dear father and grandfather. Words cannot express our gratitude for the many acts of kindness, sympathy cards, phone calls, food, Mass cards, funeral home visits, beautiful floral tributes and memorial donations in Naldo's memory. To each and every one of you, your kindness and caring will always be remembered with deep appreciation. You have given us strength to cope with our great loss. There are so many people we would like to acknowledge and thank for all their acts of love and kindness. First and foremost, a special thank you to Doctor Ingrid HARLE and the wonderful Parkwood Hospital Palliative Care Nursing Staff. Your exceptional care, compassion and overwhelming support was very much appreciated during this difficult time. To Father John PIRT and Mary Catherine BISHOP for their comforting prayers, support and compassion. To the ladies of the C.W.L. at St. George's Parish for the lovely luncheon they prepared for the reception. We are also very grateful for the professionalism and guidance given to us by the staff at A. Millard George Funeral Home. We were truly blessed with the gift of Naldo's life. Naldo's love of family and Friends will continue to be a wonderful example for all. In our hearts his spirit will live on with us forever. With heartfelt thanks Cheryl, Paula, Patti and families.

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BISHOP o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-01-14 published
FULTON, Gladys Louella (née DULMAGE)
(March 11, 1925-January 11, 2008)
Passed away peacefully at McFarland Home, Picton, Prince Edward County with family by her side. Most loving mother to her daughters Sally FULTON of Toronto and Wellington and Susan SIMAO and son-in-law David SIMAO, who brought much joy to her by his presence, of Wellington. Mourned by her treasured grand_sons Spencer VOGLER (Faith) of Scottsdale, Arizona and Travis BISHOP of Wellington and great-grand_son Marshall VOGLER. Gladys was predeceased by her loving husband Hugh (1974). She was the daughter of the late Clarence and Irma DULMAGE (née MORRISON) of Bloomfield and was predeceased by sister Julia and brother Joseph. She will be missed by brother Frank DULMAGE (Marjorie) of Picton, sisters Phyllis GREGORY of Picton and Mary KNIGHT of Victoria, British Columbia. Gladys is lovingly remembered by many cousins, nieces, nephews and Friends. All will remember her infectious laugh, wonderful smile and generosity of spirit. We know you are resting sweetly with The Lord, Mom Peace and love are yours. Friends may call at the Ainsworth Funeral Home, 288 Noxon Avenue, Wellington (613-399-3177) on Wednesday, January 16th from 10: 00 a.m. until time of Memorial Service at 11: 00 a.m. Pastor Dennis PRINGLE officiating. Cremation has taken place. Memorial Donations to a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

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BISHOP o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-01-26 published
BABE, Lucy Elizabeth " Betty" (née CHAPPLE)
Betty BABE passed away quietly at Saint_Joseph's Hospice on January 24, 2008. She is survived by her son Bill and his wife Elizabeth of Thunder Bay, daughter Jennifer of Toronto, and granddaughter Gillian and her husband Stephan DUPUIS of Perth, Australia, her caregiver Gemma ARRIOLA, brother Frank CHAPPLE and his wife Irene of Burlington, Betsy BISHOP and her family of Burlington, and many nieces and nephews, Spence, Chapple, Bythell and Sprague. Great-grandmother of Annick Babe DUPUIS. Betty was predeceased by her husband Murray BABE, sister-in-law Helen Babe BYTHELL of Toronto, and her brothers Allen CHAPPLE of Victoria, John CHAPPLE of Thunder Bay and sister Jocelyn CHAPPLE Spence of Thunder Bay. Betty was born in Fort William in 1910 to Clement and Annie CHAPPLE, of Chapple's Department Stores, she lived a full life to her 97th year. She attended the University of Toronto in the 1930's where she met Murray again. They married in 1936 and lived variously in Fort Frances and Geraldton, until Murray enlisted in the Lake Superior Regiment. Betty spent the war years in Fort William and they continued to live there after the war, with Murray practicing law with Morris, Babe, Pugsley, Black and Hatherly, before being appointed to the family court bench. Betty participated with Murray in the local Kiwanis Club, volunteered at McKellar Hospital, enjoyed their family and Friends at Two Island Lake, was a keen bowler and player of golf and bridge into her early 90's. The family expresses great thanks to Doctor MYMKO and his staff, and to Gemma ARRIOLA, who collectively enabled Betty to live at home until two weeks before her death. A funeral service for Betty will be held on Monday, January 28, 2008 at 2: 00 p.m. at Jenkens Funeral Home with Rev. Deborah KRAFT officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations to Saint_Joseph's Hospice, the George Jeffery Children's Foundation or a charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated. On line condolences at: www.jenkens-funeral.ca Jenkens Funeral Home Cremation and Reception Centre

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BISHOP o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-01-31 published
COLE, Lionel W.
Passed away peacefully at Saint Michael's Hospital on January 29, 2008 in his 69th year. Beloved husband of Susan. Loving father of Barrie-Lee (Tony) ZUCKER and Lionel Jr. Proud Grampa of Jason, Ryan, Kyle and Mitchell. Cherished brother of Murray (Carolyn) and "Uncle Lee" to Dodie (Martin) McLENAHAN, Heather (Greg) TELFER and Kevin (Andrea) COLE. Loving son-in-law of Harry and Pearl BISHOP. Lionel will be missed by his many Friends and his "boys" Coley and Kiwi. Friends will be received at the Sherrin Funeral Home, 873 Kingston Rd. (West of Victoria Park, 416-698-2861) on Friday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. A Celebration of Lionel's life will be held in the Chapel on Saturday, February 2, 2008 at 3 p.m. Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

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BISHOP o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2008-03-11 published
BABINOK, Paul Nicholas
Passed away peacefully at Errinrung Retirement and Nursing Home, Thornbury, on Sunday, March 9th, 2008, at the age of 86. Paul, beloved husband of Joy (née McQUARRIE.) Loving father of Peter JENSEN of Toronto, Jerry JENSEN of Edmonton, Paula and her husband Michael BISHOP of Calgary and Margaret BABINOK of Montreal. Dear granddad of nine and great-granddad of two. Mr. BABINOK's visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 12th, 2008, from 7-9 p.m. at Chatterson Funeral Home, Collingwood. A funeral service will be held in the chapel on Thursday at 2 p.m. Cremation to follow. www.chattersonfuneralhome.com

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BISHOW o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-01-10 published
WEBER, Susan (née MELOMED)
On Tuesday, January 8, 2008 at North York General Hospital. Susan WEBER, beloved wife of the late Allan WEBER. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Harold and Nadine, and Diane Weber BEDERMAN, and the late Martin Arthur WEBER. Devoted daughter of the late Chaim and Getel MELOMED. Dear sister of the late Cecil SCHMULENSON, Lily MATLOW, and Louis, David, and Esther MELOMED. Cherished grandmother of Stephen WEBER, Jeffrey WEBER and fiance Ashley LEVINSON, Michael BEDERMAN, Jaime and Charles BISHOW, and Alison and Daniel PUGEN. Devoted great-grandmother of Avery BEDERMAN, Lana BISHOW, and Kyla PUGEN. At Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel, 2401 Steeles Avenue W., (three lights west of Dufferin) for service on Friday, January 11th at 10: 00 a.m. Interment, Beth Sholom Synagogue section of Mt. Sinai Memorial Park. Harold and Nadine WEBER and family will be sitting shiva at 104 Babcombe Dr., Thornhill. Diane Weber BEDERMAN and family will be sitting shiva at 108 Quail Valley Cres., Thornhill. Memorial donations may be made to Mazon Canada 416-783-7554 or to a charity of your choice.

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BISSADA o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-03-08 published
DOAN, Doris Elva (née SAYLOR)
75, of Tavistock passed away in the Stratford General Hospital on Thursday, March 6, 2008. She was born in Mosa Township, Middlesex County on March 15, 1932 a daughter of the late Isaac Roy SAYLOR and the former Elva Mae TUNKS. Doris was a member of Bethel Pentecostal Church in Stratford; was a Past President of Women's Aglow and had been a long time volunteer at the House of Blessing and L'Arche in Stratford. She married Donald Percy DOAN at Bothwell on July 1, 1950. He predeceased her on September 22, 2000. She was also predeceased by her son, Paul DOAN. Doris is survived by two sons, David DOAN and Suzanne BROADBENT of Mississauga, Tim and wife Janie DOAN of Tavistock; two daughters, Joanne VERSTEEG and Chuck DRENNAN of Woodstock, Wendy and husband Ed BISSADA of Toronto five grandchildren, Raymond VERSTEEG, Ted BISSADA, Will BISSADA, Kate DOAN and Liam DOAN; one great-grand_son, Braden WALTHAM one brother, Ken and wife Linda SAYLOR of Bothwell; two sisters Betty McMILLAN of Tavistock, Bev and husband Clive HAMILTON of Sarnia; sisters-in-law, Edna RINGROSE of Kenora, Donna ADAM/ADAMS of LaGrange, Georgia and Helen DOAN of Saint Thomas. Besides her husband, son and parents she was predeceased by her brother, Donald SAYLOR; her sisters-in-law, Shirley SAYLOR- McMASTER and brothers-in-law, Don McMILLAN, Joe McMASTER, Ted RINGROSE, Wes DOAN, and Pete ADAM/ADAMS. Relatives and Friends will be received in the Francis Funeral Home, 77 Woodstock Street North, Tavistock on Sunday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held in Bethel Pentecostal Church, 2988 Ontario Street, Stratford on Monday, March 10, 2008 at 1: 30 p.m. Pastor Charles SWARTWOOD will officiate. Interment in South Easthope Cemetery, Shakespeare. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Juvenile Diabetes Association, Bethel Pentecostal Church or the Multiple Sclerosis Society would be appreciated and may be made through the Francis Funeral Home by calling 1-519-655-2431.

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BISSET o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-05-08 published
WALTER, John Gordon and Mary Helen (née SCHAEFER)
John Gordon of Newmarket, and formerly of Goderich and Wingham, passed away peacefully at Newmarket Health Centre, on Wednesday April 30, 2008 in his 88th year. Loving husband of Mary (SCHAEFER.) Beloved father of John WALTER and Bruce WALTER and his wife Darlene. Very proud grandfather of Alex, Erin and Eric. Predeceased by his sister Jean CLEMENTS and brothers Sam, Dan and Peter. Gordon was born in Goderich on April 17, 1921, the son of the late Richard WALTER and Elizabeth BISSET.
WALTER, Mary Helen (SCHAEFER) passed away peacefully at Southlake Regional Health Centre in Newmarket, on Sunday May 4, 2008 in her 83rd year. Very recently predeceased by her loving husband Gordon. Beloved mother of John WALTER and Bruce WALTER and his wife Darlene. Loving grandmother of Alex, Erin and Eric. Predeceased by her sister Jean TUDOR and survived by her brothers John and Bill SCHAEFER of Goderich. Mary was born in Goderich on July 16, 1925, the daughter of the late George SCHAEFER and Luella McCOOL. For many years prior to their retirement, Mary and Gord were owners of Walter's Clothing store in Wingham. They had recently celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary. A memorial service for both Mary and Gord will be held at Knox Presbyterian Church, 9 Victoria Street North in Goderich at 2: 00 p.m. on Saturday May 24th. Special thanks to the staff of the Newmarket Health Centre and the Southlake Regional Health Centre for their special care. If desired, donations in memory of Gord and Mary can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario.

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BISSETSMITH o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-07-09 published
STEWARD/STEWART/STUART, Ruth
Peacefully in the nursing home on Monday, July 7th, 2008, in her 94th year. Beloved wife of the late Jack STEWARD/STEWART/STUART (1993.) Loving mother of Marilyn (Mrs. Daniel BISSETSMITH) of Ottawa. Predeceased by her daughter Jacqueline VANKERKOERLE (1985) (husband Rennie) of London and her son David (2001) (wife Peggy) of Penetanguishene. Predeceased by 4 sisters Evelyn CRAGG of London, Rosemary YARKIE of Edmonton, Marion SHAYLER of Cornwall and Joan LEACH/LEECH/LEITCH of Toronto, 3 brothers Gerald GAGNON of Hamilton, Ronald GAGNON of Sarnia and Louis GAGNON of Toronto. Mrs. STEWARD/STEWART/STUART will be sadly missed by her daughter, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Memorial Mass will be said at Saint_Justin's Roman Catholic Church, 855 Jalna Blvd., London, Ontario on Saturday, July 12th at 11 a.m. Family, Friends and neighbours are invited to the mass and reception in the church hall following the mass.

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BISSETT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-07-02 published
LONGE, Margaret Alice (née SHARPE)
Passed away at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, Chatham Campus on Friday June 27, 2008. Margaret was born 98 years ago in Port Elgin to her parents Marry Maude "Minnie" (SHIELDS) and Dave SHARPE. She was predeceased by her husband Clark George LONGE in 1975 and an infant daughter Joyce (1945). Margaret is survived by her two sons Joseph "Joe" and his wife Frances of Blenheim and John LONGE and his wife Doris of Belmont. Missing their grandmother are Frank, Fred, Bill, Sherri, Robertta, Joanna, Johanna, John Junior and Michelle. Margaret was blessed to have five great-grandchildren Nadine, Sara, Maggie, Rachael and Chelsea as well as two great great-grandchildren Kaydence and Jaden. Also surviving is her sister Sally SAGLIMBENE and her husband Frank of Michigan and a brother-in-law Peter LONGE. She is predeceased by her sisters Ruth NEILANS, Stella BISSETT and Dorothy COWING as well as by her brothers Harry, Jack and Roy SHARPE. In keeping with her wishes, a private family service was held at the Blenheim Community Funeral Home on Monday June 30, 2008 with the Rev. David FULLER of Blenheim's Trinity Anglican Church officiating. A private interment and committal service will take place in Southhampton. Friends wishing to honour Margaret's life with a memorial donation are asked to consider the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance's Magnetic Resonance Imager campaign. Donations by Visa, MasterCard, Cheque, Cash or debit may be made by contacting the Blenheim Community Funeral Home, 60 Stanley Street, Blenheim, 519-676-9200. Online condolences and donations may be left at www.blenheimcommunityfuneralhome.com

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BISSETT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-07-25 published
MULDOON, Marjorie Jeanne Muldoon (KERSHAW)
Died at her residence peacefully on July 21st, 2008. The beloved only daughter of Vera Clinton McDOWELL, and Frank G. KERSHAW of Goderich. Jeanne retained fond memories of her brother Jack, devoted and loved niece of Gladys McDOWELL and sister Audrey. Jeanne was a free spirit whose life touched many as a professional beautician owner, as well as founder of Brig A Doon Celtic Importing/Exporting Business in London. Jeanne did volunteer work and assisted those she could, throughout her life. She had a great love for theater, music, was an avid curler and bridge player. She was a member of the business and professional women's club. Illness prevented her from continuing her work, but she constantly showed the cheerful sense of humour and Jouir De Vivre, which followed her throughout her life. Her peals of laughter will be remembered by all who knew her. Jeanne produced a movie, "On Wings of Valour", to rebut the valour and the horror, produced by the McKeena brothers on C.B.C. the program was shown coast to coast an on A&E, as well as Channel 4 in United Kingdom. It won a best movie award that year. She also wrote articles in newspapers and magazines. Cremation has taken place. Memorial donations to the Boys and Girls Club, Children's Hospital or a charity of your choice would be appreciated. A memorial service will take place to honour a life well lived, August 26th, 2008 at 11 a.m. at Maitland Cemetery, Goderich, Ontario. Service will be conducted by Mary Jane BISSETT.

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BISSETT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-07-26 published
MULDOON, Marjorie Jeanne Muldoon (KERSHAW)
Died at her residence peacefully on July 21st, 2008. The beloved only daughter of Vera Clinton McDOWELL, and Frank G. KERSHAW of Goderich. Jeanne retained fond memories of her brother Jack, devoted and loved niece of Gladys McDOWELL and sister Audrey. Jeanne was a free spirit whose life touched many as a professional beautician owner, as well as founder of Brig A Doon Celtic Importing/Exporting Business in London. Jeanne did volunteer work and assisted those she could, throughout her life. She had a great love for theater, music, was an avid curler and bridge player. She was a member of the business and professional women's club. Illness prevented her from continuing her work, but she constantly showed the cheerful sense of humour and Jouir De Vivre, which followed her throughout her life. Her peals of laughter will be remembered by all who knew her. Jeanne produced a movie, "On Wings of Valour", to rebut the valour and the horror, produced by the McKeena brothers on C.B.C. the program was shown coast to coast an on A&E, as well as Channel 4 in United Kingdom. It won a best movie award that year. She also wrote articles in newspapers and magazines. Cremation has taken place. Memorial donations to the Boys and Girls Club, Children's Hospital or a charity of your choice would be appreciated. A memorial service will take place to honour a life well lived, August 26th, 2008 at 11 a.m. at Maitland Cemetery, Goderich, Ontario. Service will be conducted by Mary Jane BISSETT.

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BISSETT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-01-07 published
GLOVER, Marjorie Alice (née BISSETT)
Peacefully at Trillium Health Centre, Mississauga on January 3, 2008 in her 86th year. Predeceased by husband Henry GLOVER (1998.) Loving mother of Janet STILL (Robert), Jim GLOVER (Cathryn) and Susan STEVENS (Tony). Grandmother to Shannon STILL, Andrea STILL, Eric GLOVER and Julie GLOVER. Sister of Helen SHAVER (née BISSETT). Niece of Phyllis FORBES. Graduate of North Toronto High School and an active member in their IOTA Club. Member of Glenview Presbyterian Church. Her parents were founding members. Long time member of the curling section at Toronto Cricket Curling and Skating Club. Enjoyed her family cottage in Haliburton all her life. Loved to play bridge. Three no trump was her favourite hand. Funeral service to be held at the Morley Bedford Funeral Home, 159 Eglinton Avenue West, Toronto (2 stoplights west of Yonge Street), on Saturday, January 12 at 2 p.m. with visitation one hour prior. Reception to follow. Interment at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Special thanks to the staff and residents of King Gardens Retirement Home in Port Credit.

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BISSONNETTE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-07-09 published
LAMB, M. Jean (née DRYDEN)
Peacefully at The Village of Tansley Woods, Burlington, on Tuesday, July 8, 2008 at the age of 88. Beloved wife of Thomas LAMB of Burlington. Loving mother of Clare LAMB and her husband Hans KUNOV of Toronto and Jane LAMB and her husband Guillaume BISSONNETTE of Ottawa. Cherished grandmother of Julien and Michael. Predeceased by her brother Bill DRYDEN. A Service of Remembrance will be held at Smith's Funeral Home, 1167 Guelph Line (one stoplight north of Queen Elizabeth Way), Burlington (905-632-3333), on Friday, July 11, 2008 at 10: 30 a.m. If desired, as an expression of sympathy, donations made to the Alzheimer Society would be greatly appreciated by the family.
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BISSONNETTE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-07-10 published
LAMB, M. Jean (née DRYDEN)
Peacefully at The Village of Tansley Woods, Burlington, on Tuesday, July 8, 2008 at the age of 88. Beloved wife of Thomas LAMB of Burlington. Loving mother of Clare LAMB and her husband Hans KUNOV of Toronto and Jane LAMB and her husband Guillaume BISSONNETTE of Ottawa. Cherished grandmother of Julien and Michael. Predeceased by her brother Bill DRYDEN. A Service of Remembrance will be held at Smith's Funeral Home, 1167 Guelph Line (one stoplight north of Queen Elizabeth Way), Burlington (905-632-3333), on Friday, July 11, 2008 at 10: 30 a.m. If desired, as an expression of sympathy, donations made to the Alzheimer Society would be greatly appreciated by the family. www.smithsfh.com

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BISTRETZAN o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2008-05-09 published
BISTRETZAN, Daniel
Dan Bistretzan of R.R.#1 Ravenna passed away suddenly in Meaford on Wednesday May 7, 2008 at the age of 86. He was predeceased by his beloved wife, the former Mildred Elizabeth McNICHOL in March 2007. He was the loved father of Robert 'Bob' BISTRETZAN and his wife Faye of Owen Sound, Warren BISTRETZAN and his wife Carol, and Douglas BISTRETZAN all of R.R.#1, Ravenna. He will be sadly missed by his five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren and fondly remembered by his seven brothers and seven sisters and their families. Predeceased also by a brother in infancy. Family will receive Friends at the Ferguson Funeral Home, The Valley Chapel, in Thornbury on Friday from 2 to 4 and from 7 until 9 o'clock. Funeral services will be conducted at the Blue Mountains Community Church, Bruce Street South, in Thornbury on Saturday May 10 at 11 a.m. with committal and interment to follow at Thornbury-Clarksburg Union Cemetery. As your expression of sympathy donations to the Meaford General Hospital Foundation or a charity of your choice would be appreciated.

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