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GODARD o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-04-02 published
LA RUE, Gary Wilson
Suddenly on Saturday, March 29, 2008 in London at the age of 56 Gary leaves behind his Loving Wife of 23 yrs Rosemary, daughters Lisa LA RUE, Elizabeth (Rob) MORTELE of Blenheim and Jill (Duane) ADDY of Chatham, his son and buddy Todd (Chantal) FOSTER of London and other daughter Samantha (Dave) GODARD of Winnipeg. Grand-daughters Alyssa and Kirsten LA RUE, Faith and Paige MORTELE, Stephanie GODARD. Grandsons Ty FOSTER and Jake ADDY and surrogate daughter Denise KELLY and grand-daughter Madison. He also leaves to mourn, his sisters Barbara McINTYRE, Jacquie GILES, Gail (Bill) MILLER, his brother Richard and special sister-in-law Linda LA RUE and step-brother Doug BELL, all of the Chatham area. He will be sadly missed by his father-in-law George GROINUS of Winnipeg, brother-in-law Ed (Iris) GROINUS, Lorette, Manitoba, sisters-in-law Liz (Lado) CHONGVA and Clara (Frank) CHONGVA of Dugald, Manitoba, Marie (Gene) MUDRY of Edmonton, Alberta, Grace PAGE (Henry BON) of Winnipeg, as well as many nieces and nephews and his many close Friends and golfing buddies. Words Gary lived by were "Live life to the fullest, you only live once!" He was especially proud of his Children and Grandchildren. He was predeceased by his father Adrian LARUE, his loving mother Grace (WILSON) BELL and step-father James T. BELL. Born in Chatham, and previously a resident of Sarnia, Mississauga and Cambridge. Donations may be made to The Heart and Stroke Foundation, The Diabetes Association or The Lung Association. Cremation has taken place with D.J. Robb Funeral Home in Sarnia. A memorial service will be held in London at The Community of Christ Church, 1550 Brydges Street, London, Ontario on Friday April 4th, 2008 at 11 a.m.

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GODDARD o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-02-21 published
BARTLETT, James " Jim" William
Suddenly at London Health Sciences Centre on Tuesday, February 19, 2008. James "Jim" William BARTLETT of Drumbo in his 60th year. Beloved husband of Karen BARTLETT for 38 years. Dear father of Tim BARTLETT and his wife April of Drumbo. Special grandpa of Emily, Ethan and Brayden. Dear brother of Joe BARTLETT and his companion Jeannie of London and Lyn GODDARD and her late husband Bob (2005) of Strathroy. Beloved son of Dorothy BARTLETT of Strathroy. Dear brother-in-law of Ron GILLESPIE and his wife Judie of Princeton and Morris ECCLES and his wife Carole of Huntsville. Also survived by several nieces, nephews and their families. Predeceased by his father Thomas "Bill" BARTLETT (2003,) father-in-law Earl GILLESPIE (1989,) mother-in-law Dorothy GILLESPIE (2006,) and sisters-in-law Joanne MUELLER (1975,) Carol ECCLES (2003) and Betty GILLESPIE (2004.) Prior to settling on their farm in Drumbo in 1975, Jim served for a number of years with the Waterloo Regional Police Department. In addition to working his own farm, Jim was employed with a variety of agricultural businesses in the area. Friends may call at the Longworth Funeral Home, 845 Devonshire Avenue, Woodstock (519-539-0004) on Friday, February 22, 2008 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service will be held in the chapel on Saturday at 11: 00 a.m. with Rev. Marian HAGGERTY officiating. Interment to follow in Memory Gardens, Breslau. Contributions to the Woodstock Hospital Foundation or a charity of one's choice would be appreciated. Online condolences at www.longworthfuneralhome.com

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GODDARD o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-02-21 published
GODDARD, Doris Labelle (formerly DETTMER, née HAY)
Peacefully at South Huron Hospital, Exeter, on Tuesday, February 19, 2008 Doris Labelle (HAY) (DETTMER) GODDARD, of Hensall and formerly of Exeter, in her 85th year. Beloved wife of the late Herman DETTMER (1982) and the late Doctor John GODDARD (1998.) Dear mother of Joan and Peter KARSTENS of R.R.#2 Zurich, Jane and Sam Brady of R.R.#2 Centralia, David DETTMER of R.R.#2 Centralia and Steven DETTMER of Exeter. Loving grandmother of Anthony and Jenny HUMPHREYS, Sara-Jane Dettmer HAINES and Jake Dettmer HAINES and great-grandmother of Avigail and Adelaide HUMPHREYS. Fondly remembered by the Doctor John GODDARD family, Beth and Doug JAMIESON (Scott JAMIESON, Heather and Christine ALLEN- JAMIESON and their son Evan,) Peg and Dennis MOCK (Jeff and Donna and their children Elliot, Georgia and Jackson,) John GODDARD and MoHon Ang and Joan GODDARD and Peter Henry. Sadly missed by her sister Pat COOK and husband Doug of Hensall and her many cousins, nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her sisters and their husbands Hazel and Harold MURRAY and Mabel and Victor JEFFREY. Her sense of humour, unconditional love, and gentle spirit will hold her close in the hearts of family and Friends forever. As an artist, her paintings reflected her love of nature and Huron County. Cremation. A Celebration of Doris' Life will be held at a later date. Interment Exeter Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or South Huron Hospital Building Fund. (J.M. McBeath Funeral Home, Zurich entrusted with arrangements). Condolences forwarded through www.jmmcbeathfuneralhome.com A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Doris Goddard.

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GODDARD o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-04-22 published
GODDARD, Doris " Scotty" (DETTMER)
The family of the late Doris "Scotty" (DETTMER) GODDARD, who passed away on February 19, 2008, invite you to a celebration of their Mother's Life on Saturday, April 26, 2008 at 2 p.m. in the R.E. Pooley Branch of the Royal Canadian Legion, 316 William Street, Exeter, where you can exchange memories of Doris and view some of her artistic interpretations of her world. (J.M. McBeath Funeral Home, Zurich, entrusted with arrangements).

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GODDARD o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-05-31 published
FULLER, Ross
On behalf of the Fuller family, we would like to thank everyone for their sincere sympathy and kindness since our father Ross's death on May 20. We would especially like to thank the E.M.S. for their professional service and University Hospital for their exemplary care. Also, many thanks to Doctor G. BIGHAM and Doctor M. GODDARD for their care and concern. A special thank-you to Paul Mullen and staff at A. Millard George Funeral Home, and Rev. Lorenzo RAMIREZ, the United Church Women and choir of Empress United Church, as well as the pallbearers. Also, thank-you to the members of Ashlar Lodge for the Masonic service. We have been touched by many people and your thoughtfulness is so very much appreciated. Pat MALONE, Janet and Kathy FULLER and families.

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GODDARD o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-06-13 published
HEYWOOD, Eldon G.
At the Exeter Villa on Thursday, June 12, 2008 Eldon G. HEYWOOD of Exeter in his 90th year. Beloved husband of the late Alva (ELLIOT/ELLIOTT) HEYWOOD (2000.) Dear father and father-in-law of Eleanor and Cy BLOMMAERT and Lester and Dianne HEYWOOD all of Exeter, Dorothy and Don BRINTNELL of Wingham, Joan and David GODDARD of R.R.#2 Lucan and Dianne and Marty BROWN of Arkona. Dear grandfather of Julie and Greg, Alan and Julianne; Jeff and Jenni, Scott and Angie, Shawn; Kim, Darlene and Allen, Jo-Ann and Tony; Chris and Stephanie, Brad and Jody; Lisa and Scott, Tracy, Brent and Lynn and Darren and MaryEllen, great-grandfather of 23 and great-great-grandfather of 2. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Jack HEYWOOD of London, Bev and Diane HEYWOOD of Windsor, Beatrice HEYWOOD, Lila ELLIS, Geneva ROWE and Mary ELLIOT/ELLIOTT all of Exeter and Marion ELLIOT/ELLIOTT of London. Predeceased by a son William HEYWOOD (1975,) a granddaughter Leah GODDARD and his brothers Dalton, Raymond and Laverne. Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 370 William Street, 1 west of Main, Exeter on Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the funeral will be held on Saturday, June 14th at 2 p.m. with Bob HEYWOOD officiating. Interment Exeter Cemetery. Donations to the Exeter Bible Chapel or the R.E. Pooley Branch #167, Exeter Legion would be appreciated by the family. There will be a Legion service in the funeral home Friday afternoon at 4: 15 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through and memorial picture board may be viewed at www.haskettfh.com

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GODDARD o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-06-30 published
WELCH, Lawrence Charles Stephen
Passed away peacefully, with his loving family by his side on Saturday, June 28, 2008, at the age of 61. Beloved husband, best friend and soulmate of Lynn for 25 years. Special father and friend of Kim (Mike) OPDECAM and Nicole (Marc) SAINT_JACQUES, of London. Dear son of Kae WELCH (Rake,) of London, and the late Charles (April, 2008) and Judy WELCH, of Strathroy. Father of Erica (Stu) PENNYCOOK, of London, Alison (Fred) RONSICK, of Ingersoll, Tanya and Nicholas WELCH, of London. He will be missed by siblings, Brenda (Harold) MUTTER, of Wasaga Beach, Vikki (Mike) SEARLE, of Komoka, Randy (Anne) WELCH, of Port Stanley, Cheryl (Dave) RASTIN, of Mount Brydges, and Chris (Kim) WELCH of Victoria, British Columbia. Dear Papa of the loving grandchildren, who always put a smile on his face, Spencer, Malcolm, Tyler and Samuel. He will also be greatly missed by his beloved pet, Pippi. Special nephew of Dolly (Jack) BOUK and family, of London. Much loved son-in-law of Patricia WINDOVER, of London. Cherished brother-in-law of Mary Lou GODDARD and family, of London. He will be sadly missed by many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, Friends, employees and customers. Larry was the founder and owner of the Little Beaver Restaurant, Komoka. He will be surely missed. The family wishes to express their sincere thanks to the Victorian Order of Nurses, and the caring staff, nurses and doctors at Victoria Hospital in London and Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Cancer Society, London Health Sciences Centre or the Victorian Order of Nurses Canada. Following his wishes, cremation has taken place. Memorial visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 1, 2008 from 2: 00-4:00 and 7: 00-9:00 p.m. at the Westview Funeral Chapel, 709 Wonderland Rd. North, where a celebration of Larry's life will be held on Wednesday, July 2, 2008 at 11: 00 a.m. Online condolences accepted at condolences@westviewfuneralchapel.com

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GODDARD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-03-04 published
ROHAC, Robert Kurt
It is with great sadness that we grieve the tragic loss of our beloved father, brother, nephew and friend Robert Kurt ROHAC, on February 28th, 2008, at the age of 53. Rob succumbed to carbon monoxide poisoning trying to save the family home from a fire. Rob will be dearly missed by his three daughters: Holly (Tim) GIBSON, Jacqueline (Darren) RADBOURNE, and Victoria ROHAC. Rob also leaves behind his sister Elizabeth 'Betty' (Michael) STEVENSON of Victoria, British Columbia, his brother John ROHAC and his daughter Laura; the mother of Rob's children, Mary GODDARD and her parents, Neil and Shirley GODDARD; several aunts, uncles and cousins; and many close Friends. Rob was predeceased by his parents Edward and Eleanor ROHAC. We all share in our great loss of a talented, gentle, and loving man whose life revolved around his family. Rob enjoyed working with Friesen Publishing for 20 years, which gave him the opportunity to make many Friends throughout the industry. As a musician, Rob made many close Friends during his music career. We pray Rob will be able to share his joy, love and talents in his new eternal life. We will miss him dearly but we are left with beautiful memories which we will cherish forever. A Memorial Service will be held to celebrate Rob's life on Tuesday, March 4th at 2: 00 p.m. at the downtown Connelly-McKinley Funeral Home, 10011 - 114 Street in Edmonton. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Rob's memory may be made to charities he supported: the Alberta Cancer Foundation or to the Alberta Committee of Citizens with Disabilities. Connelly-Mckinley Funeral Home 10011 - 114 Street, Edmonton Telephone: (780) 422-2222 To send condolences to the family - visit: www.connelly-mckinley.com

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GODDARD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-07-08 published
HENDERSON, Aileen (formerly TAILOR/TAYLOR)
Days after her 97th birthday, Aileen passed away on July 6, 2008. Widow of Sherman J. TAILOR/TAYLOR and more recently Jack J. HENDERSON., Aileen was loved by many, Bob TAILOR/TAYLOR (Linda), Ann COURT (Al), John HENDERSON (Joyce), Doreen HAMILTON, grandchildren Bob HENDERSON (Meagan,) Brian HAMILTON (Mavis,) Paul HENDERSON (Mariko,) Barry HENDERSON (Ginger), Diane HAMILTON (Tania), Laura HENDERSON (Barb), Kelly GODDARD (Dean), Derek COURT (Teoma), Lindsie COURT, Erin SUSIN and 17 great-grandchildren. Aileen will always be remembered for her loving and generous nature. She considered herself blessed to have had two long and happy marriages and took great pleasure in the many members of her extended family. Visitation will be at the Ogden Funeral Home, 4164 Sheppard Avenue East on Wednesday, July 10 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place in the Ogden Chapel on Thursday, July 11th at 10: 30 a.m. with services being conducted by Aileen's former minister at Knob Hill United, Reverend Andy McKEE. Cremation. Donations made to the Canadian National Institute for the Blind would be appreciated by the family.

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GODDARD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2008-03-12 published
Missing woman drowned
Body found in bathtub of Sutton home on same day as murder suspect killed himself, police say
By John GODDARD, Dale Anne FREED, Staff Reporters, March 12, A missing 27-year-old woman whose body was found in the bathtub of a sedate country home was drowned, an autopsy has determined.
The body of Brenda HEALEY was found Saturday in a latticed Sutton house on High St.
Police believe the Newmarket woman was murdered by a man who killed himself the same day.
On Saturday, Stephen DANIEL, 43, was struck by a train 50 kilometres east of Sutton, near Thorah, in Durham Region.
HEALEY and DANIEL were once co-workers at Have Bus Will Travel, a private transportation company serving the disabled and based in Pefferlaw, also east of Sutton, DANIEL's hometown.
HEALEY worked as a driver, DANIEL as a dispatcher.
DANIEL had lived at the home of his employers, Lois and Doug ANDREWS of Pefferlaw, for the past nine years. They never saw anything amiss, a shocked Lois ANDREWS had told the Star earlier.
But other residents said DANIEL had served time behind bars after he was convicted of stabbing a woman a decade ago.
DANIEL's car was found outside the Sutton home where HEALEY's body was found.
A car linked to HEALEY was found at the train tracks where DANIEL's body was found, police said.
Police said his death was deliberate.
"Durham police are investigating a suicide and we're investigating a homicide," said Duty Inspector John BURNESS of York Region police.
Currently, DANIEL is considered a suspect in HEALEY's murder.
"There's no other outstanding suspects," said Burness.
"However York Region homicide officers are continuing their investigation," said BURNESS.
"They want to make sure every avenue of the investigation is looked at before they come up with their conclusions."
DANIEL once lived next door to the Sutton home where HEALEY's body was found.
The owner of the home, John LEAROYD, had been recuperating in Newmarket hospital for the last month after injuring himself in a fall.
DANIEL had remained Friends with his former neighbour, a man in his 70s, acquaintances have said.
A funeral mass is to be said for HEALEY at Saint_John Chrysostom Roman Catholic Church in Newmarket at 10 a.m. Friday.
HEALEY's family was too distraught last night to talk about their loss.
"We're still grieving. Please give us our privacy," HEALEY's brother-in-law, Brian BAXTER, said from the dead woman's family home in Newmarket.
BAXTER said the family would be issuing their public message at the funeral.
Friends mourning the loss of Brenda HEALEY wrote of their loss on a Facebook page.
"She will always be remembered as a wonderful human being," wrote one friend.
"May you rest in peace, dear Brenda."

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GODES o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-07-26 published
GODES, Roger
At Mt Hope Centre for Long-Term Care, London on Wednesday, July 23, 2008 Roger GODES in his 88th year. Beloved husband of Pauline (BARRY) GODES. Dear father of John (Cathy) GODES. Proud grandpa of Mark and Amanda. Dear brother of Josephine (Antonio) REDONDO and Mercedes (Elias) BEL. Predeceased by his brother Manuel GIRONA. Born June 16, 1921 in Manresa, Spain, Roger survived the Spanish Civil War and World War 2 to immigrate to Canada in 1952. A long-time resident of Hamilton, he was employed by Ford in Oakville for nearly 30 years before retiring in 1985. Roger and Pauline enjoyed many years of retirement together, moving to London in 1997. He will be fondly remembered for his devotion to family. Visitors will be received at John T. Donohue Funeral Home, 362 Waterloo Street at King Street, London, on Monday morning from 11 o'clock until the time of the funeral service at 12 noon. Private interment in Saint Peter's Cemetery, London. In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Parkinson Society of Canada or the Saint_Joseph's Health Care Foundation would be appreciated.

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GODFREY o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-05-20 published
FARRELL, Elizabeth " Betty"
Peacefully at home on Sunday May 18, 2008, Elizabeth (Betty) FARRELL in her 88th year. Predeceased by her husband Joseph Robert FARRELL and her brother Thomas SPENCE. Survived by her brothers Bob of Victoria, British Columbia and Alex of Pointe-Claire, Q.C. Sadly missed by her children, Tom and his wife Liz, and Jim and his wife Elke of London, Dale TOHILL and her husband John of Cambridge, Elizabeth GODFREY and her husband Ian of Gallatin, Tennessee; and Debbie of Chesley. Dear grandmother of 8 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Visitation will take place in the narthex of St. George's Church, 1164 Commissioners Road West for one hour prior to the Funeral Mass on Wednesday morning, May 21, 2008 at 11 o'clock. Interment to follow at Saint Peter's Cemetery. Debbie asks that those attending please refrain from wearing any scented products. Donations to Alzheimer's Outreach Services of the McCormick Home Day Program or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. John T. Donohue Funeral Home 519-434-2708.

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GODFREY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-03-22 published
GODFREY, William Gerald, B.A., M.A., PhD
(10 June 1941-19 March 2008)
Emeritus Professor of History, Mount Allison University
On Wednesday, March 19, 2008, at age 66 years, after a long struggle with cancer that he bore with quiet grace and determination. Born in Stratford, Ontario, the son of the late Louis and Cecilia (CONNELLY) GODFREY. Brother of Sister Lucy (Lucille) GODFREY (CSJ) and Theresa GODFREY (both of Kitchener, Ontario) and predeceased by his brother Douglas GODFREY. Devoted husband of Rhianna EDWARDS for 11 years. Loving father of Evelyne (Winfried KOCKELMANN) GODFREY (United Kingdom), Marc GODFREY and Karam GODFREY (both of Vancouver, British Columbia.) Step-father of Jason WATT (Vancouver, British Columbia) and Jennifer (Kevin) BLACKLOCK (Upper Cape, New Brunswick). Proud grandfather of Branden and Lindsey BLACKLOCK. Fondly remembered by many nieces and a nephew in the Kitchener/Waterloo area. Bill grew up in Kitchener, Ontario and after schooling at Saint_Jerome's High School, he attended the University of Waterloo where he completed his B.A. and M.A. in History. While teaching history for three years at Notre Dame University of Nelson, British Columbia, where he also served as Dean of Men, he earned a PhD in History from Queens University. In 1970, Bill began a 36 year career in the History Department at Mount Allison University. He served as Department head for eight years, Dean of Arts for seven years, and Director of Research Administration for three years. A particularly effective teacher and administrator, Bill was pleased with his many students, 49 of whose theses he supervised, several of whom completed their own books and articles. Despite his own heavy load, Bill published a substantial list of works that which will be published in a bibliography in an upcoming Acadiensis issue. Bill was twice honoured with the Paré Award for Excellence in Research and Teaching he also received a Corpus Christi College visiting Fellowship at Cambridge University, and the Stiles-Bennett Professorship of History at Mount Allison University. He also was awarded the Kwansei Gakuin Professorship of Canadian Studies in Japan but had to return to Canada early because of illness. Bill was one of a number of Mount Allison faculty who successfully demonstrated the combination of research and teaching at the undergraduate liberal arts and science level that provided Mount Allison with its excellent reputation. Even after retirement, Bill kept abreast of the literature in his field and was known for his ability to recall all the details of the hundreds of books and articles he read each year. He also loved to travel, and although he and Rhianna explored many places in Canada and the U.S., by far his favourite place was the United Kingdom; Bill agreed with Samuel Johnson who said: 'When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life.' Bill was a faculty member who had an impact on faculty, students and administration at his institution and he will be remembered and missed. The family would like to welcome you to a visitation at the Jones Funeral Home, 70 Bridge Street, Sackville, New Brunswick on Sunday, March 23, 2008 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at the St. Vincent Catholic Church, Charlotte Street, Sackville on Monday, March 24, 2008 at 11 a.m. Rev. Father Allison Carroll officiating. A reception to be held afterwards in the Saint Anne Anglican Church Hall. In lieu of flowers, if desired, donations may be made to the Sackville branch of the Red Cross or the Canadian Cancer Society. Condolences and memories may be forwarded to the Jones Funeral Home via www.jonesfuneralhome.ca

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GODFREY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-05-05 published
STEINER, Herbert
On Friday, May 2, 2008 at Saint Michael's Hospital. Herb STEINER, beloved husband of Frances. Dear son of Mary and the late Norm STEINER. Loving father and father-in-law of Rhonda STEINER, and Ellen and Stephen SPORN. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Cynthia GODFREY, and Harriet and Roger HYMAN. Devoted grandfather of Heather, and Cassandra. Services were held at Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel, on Sunday, May 4th at 2: 30 p.m. Interment Community section of Pardes Shalom Cemetery. Shiva 64 Artreeva Drive. Memorial donations may be made to The Herb Steiner Memorial Fund, c/o The Benjamin Foundation, 3429 Bathurst Street, M6A 2C3, 416-780-0324 or www.benjamins.ca

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GODFREY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-05-08 published
FERGUSON, Donald Youell " Don"
In Toronto on Wednesday, the 7th of May, 2008, beloved husband of Barbara Stewart FERGUSON, dear father of Donald Timothy Stewart FERGUSON (Françoise) of Ottawa and the late Thomas Anthony Youell FERGUSON of Toronto. Grandfather of Carole HOWES (Trevor) of Ottawa, Marc BRAZEAU (Michelle) of Ottawa, and Daniel BRAZEAU (Roxanne) of Ottawa, great step-grandfather of Juliane, Pascal and Audrée HOWES of Ottawa, Marika BRAZEAU of Ottawa, Lilyane BRAZEAU of Ottawa. Don was the only son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Hector FERGUSON of Toronto. He was the brother of Mary FERGUSON (Mrs. John M. GODFREY) of Toronto. The funeral will take place in Saint Paul's Anglican Church, 227 Bloor Street East, Toronto, at a later date. All flowers gratefully declined. If desired, donations in Don's memory may be sent to the Student Bursary Fund, Wycliffe College, 5 Hoskin Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 1H7 or the Nehemiah Project, of Saint Paul's Anglican Church, 227 Bloor St. East, Toronto, Ontario M4W 1C8.

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GODFROY o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-05-21 published
ROBINSON, Dasha (née DVORACEK)
Peacefully at London Health Sciences Centre - University Hospital with her family by her side on Monday, May 19, 2008, Dasha ROBINSON (née DVORACEK) of London in her 56th year. Loving wife of David ROBINSON for 13 years. Beloved mother of Frankie SOLARIK of Toronto and stepmother of Lisa ROBINSON of Vancouver and Michael ROBINSON of London. Survived by her grandchild Kai GODFROY- SOLARIK. Sorely missed by her father and step-mother Frank and Rose DVORACEK, sister Irene and her husband Tony DEAKON and niece Justine and nephew Adam. Also loved by step-brother James YOUNG and step-sister Belinda YOUNG. Predeceased by her mother Jana DVORACEK. The family will receive Friends from 6-9 p.m. on Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London where a funeral service will be conducted in the chapel on Thursday, May 22 at 1: 00 p.m. with Reverend Julia MORDEN officiating. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, 150-633 Colborne Street, London, Ontario, N6B 2V3 or to the Lung Association, 480 Egerton Street, London, Ontario, N5W 3Z6. Online condolences accepted at www.amgfh.com

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GODIN o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-03-16 published
HATTON, Wing Cmdr. Frank Hatton D.F.C., C.D., Royal Canadian Air Force, Retired
It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Frank HATTON on Friday, March 14, 2008. He was in his 92nd year. Frank was born and raised in Toronto. He left Canada to join the Royal Air Force as a pilot in 1937, and in 1943, transferred to the Royal Canadian Air Force, where he served until his retirement in 1965. He and his wife Claire (GODIN) moved to Cedar Springs in 1967, where he worked for the Ontario Government as Personnel Director at the Southwestern Regional Centre until 1977. Claire died in 1992 and is buried in the Evergreen Cemetery in Blenheim. Frank married Thelma FLUM in 1993 and they have resided in Blenheim until this time. A true gentleman, Frank served his country with distinction and was devoted to his family. He will be sorely missed. He is survived by his wife Thelma HATTON, daughter Mary Frances and Joe SHEEHAN of Toronto, daughter Ruth HATTON of Belleville, son John HATTON and Maureen WALSH of London, son Robert HATTON and Caro CLARKE of Erie Beach, son Christopher HATTON and Linda KENYON of Waterloo and step-daughter Jacqueline RAY of Chatham. Proud grandfather of Andrea, Alex, Elizabeth, Jessica, Jake, T.J., Sarah, Laura, Patrick, and Philip. Family will receive Friends at the McKinlay Funeral Home "Ford Chapel", 141 Park Street, Blenheim on Sunday from 2: 00-4:30 p.m. and 7:00-9:00 p.m. A Legion Service will be held at the Funeral Home on Sunday 7: 00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Saint Mary's Catholic Church, 95 Marlborough St. N., Blenheim on Monday, March 17, 2008 at 10: 00 a.m. Cremation with interment in Evergreen Cemetery, Blenheim. Donations to Blenheim District Freedom Library or charity of choice would be appreciated. Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com

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GODIN o@ca.on.simcoe_county.nottawasaga.collingwood.the_connection 2008-05-02 published
GODIN, Christopher Lee Gilbert
Passed away suddenly on Tuesday, April 29, 2008 at his home in Collingwood. Chris, son of Gilbert and Betty Jean GODIN; Loving husband of Michelle; Cherished father of Amanda, Trista and Riley. Dearly missed by his sister Michele (Derek) SHEARD, nephews Dylan and Zack, father-in-law Doug LILLEY, best mate Bill CHURCHWARD, and by the many Friends he made during his 14 years working at Blue Mountain. A memorial visitation will be held at Fawcett Funeral Homes -Collingwood Chapel, 82 Pine Street, on Friday, May 2, 2008 from 7: 00-9:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Crohn's Colitis Foundation would be appreciated. Friends may visit Chris' on-line Book of Memories at wwwfawcettfuneralhomes.com
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GODIN o@ca.on.simcoe_county.nottawasaga.stayner.stayner_sun 2008-05-07 published
GODIN, Christopher Lee Gilbert (1974-2008)
Passed away suddenly on Tuesday, April 29, 2008 at his home in Collingwood. Chris, son of Gilbert and Betty Jean GODIN; Loving husband of Michelle; Cherished father of Amanda, Trista and Riley. Dearly missed by his sister Michele (Derek) SHEARD, nephews Dylan and Zack, father-in-law Doug LILLEY, best mate Bill CHURCHWARD, and by the many Friends he made during his 14 years working at Blue Mountain. A memorial visitation will be held at Fawcett Funeral Homes -Collingwood Chapel, 82 Pine Street, on Friday, May 2, 2008 from 7: 00-9:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Crohn's Colitis Foundation would be appreciated. Friends may visit Chris' on-line Book of Memories at wwwfawcettfuneralhomes.com
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GODIN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-01-07 published
JORDAN, Mary Angela, R.N., L.H.S., S.S.S.J.
(Lady of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem, Serving Sister in the Order of Saint_John)
Died in her 70th year peacefully at Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, on Friday, January 4, 2008 after a courageous battle with cancer. Beloved wife of Patrick Albert JORDAN for 46 years. Loving mother of Bill (Teresa,) Debbie (Todd GODIN,) Lawrence. Devoted grandmother of Christine, Tyler, Andrew and Matthew. Dear sister-in-law of Frances (Ron MURPHY) and Bill JORDAN (Margaret,) aunt of Sean and Kelly. Lovingly remembered by many cousins, Friends and colleagues. Mary graduated from Saint_Joseph's Hospital Nursing School, Toronto in 1959 and spent her working career at Saint_Joseph's Hospital, Toronto, Etobicoke General Hospital and the T. Eaton Company Nursing Centre, Toronto Eaton Centre. The family will receive Friends at the Humphrey Funeral Home - A.W. Miles Chapel, 1403 Bayview Avenue (south of Eglinton Avenue East), from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday, January 9. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10: 30 a.m. on Thursday, January 10 in St. Anselm's Church (1 MacNaughton Road, Millwood and MacNaughton). Interment Mount Hope Cemetery. If desired, donations may be made to Mount Sinai Hospital Foundation, 600 University Avenue, Suite 210, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X5; Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation, 610 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2M9 or Providence Healthcare Foundation Centre, 3276 St. Clair Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario M1L 1W1. Condolences and memories may be forwarded through www.humphreymiles.com.

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GODIN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-02-13 published
MacKNISH, Stephen (1953-2008)
After a courageous battle against cancer, Stephen MacKNISH passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at La Maison Aube Lumière, on February 7th, at the age of 54. He will be greatly missed by his wife Carole and their children Justin and Karina, his brother Neil (Cynthia KING,) brothers in law Robert CROWLEY (Gisèle GODIN) and Denis CROWLEY, his niece Roseline CROWLEY and his aunt Hilda GILL. We would like to express our deep gratitude for the exemplary care that Doctor Mariette Lépine and the medical staff at the hospital the Centre hospitalier universitaire de Sherbrooke in Fleurimont provided Stephen with throughout his illness. We would also like to thank everyone involved at La Maison Aube-Lumière for their compassion and support. There will be a visitation on Friday, February 22nd at the Cleghorn Hall in the McGreer building at Bishop's University in Sherbooke, Quebec between 7: 00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. A service will be held in Saint Mark's Chapel, at the University, on Saturday, February 23rd at 11: 00 a.m. If desired, donations in memory of Stephen can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 3330 King West Street, Room 130, Sherbrooke (Quebec) J1L 1C9 or to La Maison Aube-Lumière, 220 Kennedy Nord Street, Sherbrooke (Quebec) J1E 2E7.

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GODIN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-02-16 published
MacKNISH, Stephen (1953-2008)
After a courageous battle against cancer, Stephen MacKNISH passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at La Maison Aube-Lumière, on February 7th, at the age of 54. He will be greatly missed by his wife Carole and their children Justin and Karina, his brother Neil (Cynthia KING,) brothers in law Robert CROWLEY (Gisèle GODIN) and Denis CROWLEY, his niece Roseline CROWLEY and his aunt Hilda GILL. We would like to express our deep gratitude for the exemplary care that Doctor Mariette Lépine and the medical staff at the hospital the Centre hospitalier universitaire de Sherbrooke in Fleurimont provided Stephen with throughout his illness. We would also like to thank everyone involved at La Maison Aube-Lumière for their compassion and support. There will be a visitation on Friday, February 22nd at the Cleghorn Hall in the McGreer building at Bishop's University in Sherbooke, Quebec between 7: 00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. A service will be held in Saint Mark's Chapel, at the University, on Saturday, February 23rd at 11: 00 a.m. If desired, donations in memory of Stephen can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 3330 King West Street, Room 130, Sherbrooke (Quebec) J1L 1C9 or to La Maison Aube-Lumière, 220 Kennedy Nord Street, Sherbrooke (Quebec) J1E 2E7.

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GODIN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-03-17 published
HATTON, Wing Cmdr. Frank, D.F.C., C.D., Royal Canadian Air Force, Retired
It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Frank HATTON on Friday, March 14, 2008. He was in his 92nd year. Frank was born and raised in Toronto. He left Canada to join the Royal Air Force as a pilot in 1937, and in 1943, transferred to the Royal Canadian Air Force, where he served until his retirement in 1965. He and his wife Claire (GODIN) moved to Cedar Springs in 1967, where he worked for the Ontario Government as Personnel Director at the Southwestern Regional Centre until 1977. Claire died in 1992 and is buried in the Evergreen Cemetery in Blenheim. Frank married Thelma FLUM in 1993 and they have resided in Blenheim until this time. A true gentleman, Frank served his country with distinction and was devoted to his family. He will be sorely missed. He is survived by his wife Thelma HATTON, daughter Mary Frances and Joe SHEEHAN of Toronto, daughter Ruth HATTON of Belleville, son John HATTON and Maureen WALSH of London, son Robert HATTON and Caro CLARKE of Erie Beach, son Christopher HATTON and Linda KENYON of Waterloo and step-daughter Jacqueline RAY of Chatham. Proud grandfather of Andrea, Alex, Elizabeth, Jessica, Jake, T.J., Sarah, Laura, Patrick, and Philip. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Saint Mary's Catholic Church, 95 Marlborough Street North, Blenheim, on Monday, March 17, 2008 at 10: 00 a.m. Cremation with interment in Evergreen Cemetery, Blenheim. Donations to Blenheim District Freedom Library or charity of choice would be appreciated. McKinlay Funeral Home, 141 Park Street, Blenheim, Ontario (519) 676-3451. Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com

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GODKIN o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-02-29 published
ROOBOL, Maria Klazina " Mary"
Peacefully, at Queensway Nursing Home, Hensall, on Thursday, February 28, 2008, Maria Klazina "Mary" ROOBOL of Hensall in her 96th year. Beloved wife of the late Simon ROOBOL (1994.) Dear mother of Maja and Don DODDS, R.R.#1 Seaforth. Loving grandmother of Lynne and Ron GODKIN, Paul DODDS, Joan and Brookes PREWITT and great-grandmother of Scott, Brent, Laura and Heather GODKIN and Wilson and Rebecca PREWITT. Sadly missed by her sister-in-law Maartje ROOBOL and several cousins, nieces and nephews. Predeceased by one sister Kryna LAGERWERF and one brother Tony GELDERLAND. Visitation in the Hensall Visitation Chapel, 79 King St. Hensall on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the complete funeral service will be conducted on Monday, March 3, 2008 at 2 p.m. Rev. Keith LEWIS officiating. Spring interment McTaggart's Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Lung Association. J.M. McBeath Funeral Home, Zurich entrusted with arrangements (519-236-4365) Condolences forwarded through jmmcbeathfuneralhome.com A tree will be planted as a living memorial of Mary ROOBOL

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GODKIN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-05-24 published
GODKIN, Douglas Jack (1921-2008)
Jack died peacefully at K-W Health Centre of Grand River Hospital on Friday, May 23, 2008, at the age of 87.
Predeceased by his wife Mary (1988). Lovingly remembered by daughter Ann (Dave) and son John (Cathy), granddaughters Danielle and Jacquie KELTON, Claire, Erin and Beth GODKIN, his sister June BURNETT (Robert) and sister-in-law Ann WOOD of California.
B.Comm. (Queens) (1942) and M.B.A. (Harvard) (1948). Served with 14th Field Regiment R.C.A. (North West Europe 1942-1945). Jack was a longterm employee of the Ford Motor Company (Oakville). He lived most of his life in Mississauga, relocating to Waterloo for the past five years.
Thanks to Doctor Bob STEVENS, Doctor John SEHL, the staff of the Terrace on the Square and 6th floor K-W Hospital nurses for their excellent care of Jack.
At Jack's request, a private family service will be held. Following cremation, interment will be with Mary at Springcreek Cemetery, Mississauga.
Memories of Jack may be shared with his family by contacting the Erb and Good Family Funeral Home, 171 King Street South, Waterloo at www.erbgood.com or 519-745-8445. Memorial donations to the Grand River Hospital Foundation may also be arranged with the funeral home.

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GODLEWSKI o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-04-12 published
GODLEWSKI, Karol Jozef Maria
Died Tuesday, April 8, 2008. He was born July 3, 1921 to Senator Jozef GODLEWSKI and Countess Fabjanna HUTTEN- CZAPSKA. Survived by his wife Marie-Christine; his children Mark, Anne, and Paul his grandchildren Christina and John. Sadly missed by all his family and Friends. Resting at the James Reid Funeral Home, Cataraqui Chapel (1900 John Counter Boulevard) Kingston, on Sunday afternoon from 2-4. Funeral Monday, April 14, 2008 to the Church of the Good Thief (743 King Street West) Kingston, for Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. Interment Cataraqui Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations made to the University Hospitals Kingston Foundation (Kingston General Hospital) would be appreciated by the family. James Reid Cataraqui Chapel (613) 544-3411 www.jamesreidfuneralhome.com

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GODMAN o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-03-29 published
MOFFAT, Marjorie Vimy (née HUTCHINSON/HUTCHISON)
90 years, peacefully Thursday, March 27, 2008 at Extendicare Port Stanley. Predeceased by husband, John Graham. Loving mother of Elizabeth (Betty) GUENTHER and husband Barry and John Wayne MOFFAT and wife Wendy. Loving grandmother of Debbie GUNDRY, David GUENTHER, Keri MOFFAT and Ashley MOFFAT. Predeceased by brother Garnet HUTCHINSON/HUTCHISON and sisters Alda PINNER and Ruth GODMAN. Marjorie was a longtime member of Imperial Chapter #21 Order of the Eastern Star. A Graveside Service to celebrate Marjorie's life will be held at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery, Leamington on Monday March 31, 2008 at 1 p.m. Rev. Liz CHAPLIN officiating. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Heart and Stroke Foundation by contacting the Reid Funeral Home, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631). Family and Friends are invited to share their words of comfort and remembrance at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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GODMERE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-06-28 published
KEAY, Morfydd Margaret " Patricia" (née ATKINSON)
(Sept. 14, 1927-June 23, 2008)
At home, surrounded by her family, cherished wife of Peter KEAY, loving and devoted mother to Jennifer (Ken GODMERE,) Alexandra (David MURRAY) and Rebecca (David FIFE,) loving "Gran" to Emma, Andrew, Alexa and Victoria. "Pat" entered the Drama School of the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto in 1947 and emerged three years later to perform in theatre and Canadian Broadcasting Corporation radio across Ontario and in Bermuda. Her love of books, theatre, art and music were contagious which she shared lovingly with her children and grandchildren whom she adored. The family extends deep appreciation to Doctor Wallace ARCHIBALD of the Russell Medical Clinic, physician and dear friend, and to our exceptional palliative team of Saint Elizabeth Health Care and the Champlain Community Care Access Centre. At Pat's request there will be no visitation. A private, family service will be held at Saint_James' cemetery in Toronto at a later date. For those wishing, memorial donations may be made to the Winchester District Memorial Hospital Foundation. Condolences/Donations/Tributes: mcgarryfamily.ca 613-748-1200

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GODWIN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-04-12 published
Ambassador a hard-nosed negotiator who paved the way to free trade
A survivor of a torpedoed Royal Canadian Navy frigate during the Second World War, he learned how to exploit differences among trading regions and proved that Canada was capable of digging in its heels
By Ron CSILLAG, Special to The Globe and Mail, Page S12
Jake WARREN was part of that generation of tough Canadians who saw action during the Second World War and went on to become architects of this country's post-war political and economic policies. Alongside such senior mandarins (and old Friends) as Simon Reisman, Gordon Robertson, Ed Ritchie and Saul Rae, Mr. WARREN represented a golden era when Canada came of age and made its mark internationally.
A highly respected diplomat and public servant for 34 years, Mr. WARREN was Canada's high commissioner to Britain and ambassador to the United States. Before and after those appointments, he was this country's top trade negotiator, a hard-nosed horse trader who co-ordinated tariff and trade deals on a global scale, paving the way for the 1988 Canada-U.S. Free Trade Agreement.
"In my family, we knew him as Uncle Jake," recalled Liberal member of Parliament and former Ontario premier Bob Rae, whose father, Saul, served with Mr. WARREN in post-war London. "He was somebody I always turned to for candid and direct advice. He was never shy about sharing his views."
Mr. WARREN had "a burning love" for Canada, eulogized his friend Thomas D'AQUINO, a former civil servant and now head of the Canadian Council of Chief Executives. He "took a strong interest in virtually every issue that came to define Canada as we passed into the new century: Our trading relationships with the world; our fiscal health; our constitutional debates; relations between English and French speaking people; our partnership with the United States the integrity and accountability of our political leaders."
Like many of his era, Mr. WARREN was fuelled by an intellectual hunger and zest for life that followed the trauma of having his warship blown out from under him. He joined the Royal Canadian Navy in 1941 and by 1944, was a lieutenant and navigation officer aboard the HMCS Valleyfield, a river-class frigate that had been commissioned only the year before.
Just before midnight on May 6, 1944, on the return leg of an escort mission, the Valleyfield was one of three frigates and two corvettes steaming 50 nautical miles south of Cape Race, Newfoundland. With the Valleyfield occupying the distant, astern position in the convoy, the ships were making good time to Saint_John's, when suddenly, a warning was sounded. Just as action stations were called, the German submarine U-548 fired a torpedo that ripped into the Valleyfield's port side. There was a tremendous explosion and the ship broke in two.
"She went down in 90 seconds," recalled Stanley TAPSON of Sidney, British Columbia, who was a stoker aboard the ship. "Jake was off duty that night but he was in the bridge cabin anyway."
The water temperature was barely above freezing. Of a crew of 168, 130 men perished. Because it happened late at night, most were asleep or off watch in the mess. The ship was cut neatly in half and they died trapped below decks, Mr. TAPSON said.
Asked how he survived clad in nothing but a lifejacket and underwear, Mr. TAPSON said, "I was 19." Mr. WARREN, he recalled, wore a thermal suit.
Of the crew who hit the water, only 38 survived. But for them the nightmare was just beginning. It was some time before the other ships in the convoy realized that the Valleyfield was missing. Finally, HMCS Giffard, a flower-class corvette, went about and steamed back to the survivors but could not stop. Under wartime regulations, the Giffard had orders to first try to hunt down the submarine.
Hours later, with all trace of the U-boat gone, the Giffard returned to the scene. But by then some of the men had perished in the water, either from hypothermia or from ingesting fuel oil that had sluiced from the hull. The survivors were finally taken on board and, once safely in port, they waited their turn to ride an ambulance to hospital.
"Jake comes up to me and puts his hand on my shoulder and says, 'You're next, Stan,' recalled Mr. TAPSON, his voice choking. "That's was typical. He was no put-on. He was a man's man and we all loved and respected him."
He was born on Happy Valley Farm, which grew tobacco in Howard Township outside London, Ontario, the only child of Thomas and Olive WARREN. At war's end, he returned to Queen's University to complete a bachelor's degree in politics and economics that he had started earlier.
Mr. WARREN and many his age were snapped up by a war-weary External Affairs Department, which was eager for fresh talent. For a dozen years, he held junior postings at Canadian embassies in London, Washington and Paris, and showed such a flair for trade issues that in 1958 he was appointed assistant deputy minister in the department of trade and commerce.
Two years later, he was named vice-chairman of the Canadian delegation at the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade in Geneva, a posting that lasted four years. Then it was back to the renamed industry, trade and commerce ministry in Ottawa, this time as deputy minister.
At the age of 50, Mr. WARREN was named high commissioner. "He was one the youngest high commissioners ever sent," said his daughter, Hilary NICOLSON. "He relished it and did a phenomenal job of promoting Canada as a young and youthful country, full of prospects."
The three-year posting was replaced by another high-level appointment as Canada's ambassador to the United States, overlapping with the presidencies of Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter. It was under Mr. Ford's administration that Canada was invited to join the G-6 Group of Nations, making it the G-7. Mr. WARREN was said to have played a large role in that decision, and he also laid plans for the later move of Canada's embassy to Pennsylvania Avenue, just down the street from the White House.
When Mr. Ford died in 2006, Mr. WARREN recalled that the president "understood us, and there didn't seem to be huge, terrible tensions or problems. We didn't have a lumber dispute, and we didn't have water diversion."
Another accomplishment of note on his watch was an agreement reached between the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration and the National Research Council of Canada for the development and building of a "Space Shuttle Attached Remote Manipulator System," or the Canadarm.
In 1977, rumours surfaced that Mr. WARREN was being pushed out of his job because of conflict with Ivan Head, a top adviser to then-prime minister Pierre Trudeau, over preparations for Mr. Trudeau's trip to Washington that February. Mr. WARREN was also rumoured to be on the short list for governor-general in 1979, but the job went to Edward Schreyer.
In 1977, he returned to Canada as co-ordinator of the Tokyo Round of the Multilateral Trade Negotiations, which were aimed at revamping the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade. To the amazement of many, Mr. WARREN showed that Canada, a relatively small player by international standards, was able to exact concessions from Europe, the U.S. and Japan.
In fact, the way he put it, Canadian officials learned how to exploit differences among the three most powerful trading regions. Mr. WARREN said Canada had proved quite capable of digging in its heels on import restrictions. "Not unreasonable" was a phrase he often used to describe the concessions achieved by Canada.
While it's fair to say many Canadians would find topics such as tariff quotas and countervailing duties less than scintillating, Mr. WARREN truly loved the field. "He actually found the subject fascinating," his daughter noted. "The negotiating skills required, the subject matter. Free trade was something that he believed strongly in. Dry maybe, but for him, the subtleties were extraordinary."
He was recalled as a wonderful wit but a rather formal man who would arch his back at the dinner table to remind his children to sit up straight. However, he mellowed with age, his daughter pointed out.
On retirement in 1979, he was appointed vice-chairman of the Bank of Montreal and made responsible for its growing international network. Three years later, he was named to the Order of Canada. But another major challenge awaited. A month shy of his 65th birthday, the government of Quebec retained him as its free-trade policy adviser during the North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations.
The Globe and Mail called his appointment "intriguing" and an ambiguous move by then premier Robert Bourassa, who "often sends out double messages of this kind, using someone's reputation to suggest that he is heading in one direction, and then moving in a quite different direction.
"On the face of it, it looks as if Quebec went out to get a big-league player; someone whose experience would match that of Simon Reisman," wrote Graham Fraser in 1986.
Mr. WARREN's presence suggested to others that Mr. Bourassa favoured the idea of the trade talks' success. And while there were some who said an independent Quebec's economy would be viable, Mr. WARREN's view was: "Viable means 'not dead.' That's not what I want for Quebec."
He wanted the best for all of Canada. As he warned before the House of Commons committee on the Meech Lake Accords, "If there is a split or some arrangement that is less efficient than what we have at the moment, I think we will lose something. Both Canada and Quebec will lose."
Jack Hamilton WARREN was born in Ridgetown, Ontario, on April 10, 1921. He died April 1, 2008 of natural causes in Ottawa. He was 87. He leaves his wife of 55 years Joan (TITTERINGTON,) children Hilary, Martin, Jennifer, and Ian, and nine grandchildren.
He is also survived by his Valleyfield shipmates, Stanley TAPSON (Sidney, British Columbia); Bill EDWARDS (Vancouver); Don GODWIN (Hamilton, Ontario;) and Ian TAIT/TAITE/TATE (Port Colbourne, Ontario

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GODWIN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-05-03 published
MELTZER, Garfield Theodore
Garfield Theodore MELTZER born in Saint John, New Brunswick June 29, 1922 passed away Saturday, April 26, 2008. Dearest husband for over 53 years of Jacqueline (RUBANOWICZ of Paris, France,) beloved father of Evelyne (Michael GARDNER, Halifax,) Richard (Shona GODWIN, Montreal), Stephen (Michaela LINCOLN, Montreal), and Michael (Linda SALNA, Toronto.) He was the much adored Zeidah of Theo and Michaela Meltzer GARDNER, Alexander and Marieke GARDNER, Sebastian, Aidan, Jacob, Spencer, Ariella, Elijah, Kendra and Alison MELTZER. Also leaving behind brother Murray (Eleanor, Montreal,) sister Mary (Walter NACHUM, Florida,) cousin Lillian Meltzer GOLDSTEIN, many nieces, nephews, grand nieces, grand-nephews, and other cousins in Canada, the United States, France and Israel.
Will be greatly missed by Mary ROY MELTZER and Elizabeth BOSCO who provided loving home support over the decades.
Predeceased by his father Samuel MELTZER (who immigrated to Saint John from Vilna, Lithuania) and mother Alice {DRITZ} MELTZER (Vilna, Lithuania) who died in Saint John when Gar was only two, much-loved stepmother, Sarah BALAGENSKI (Warsaw, Poland,) and siblings Lillian (Sydney SCHOEN), Kaye (Barney COLTON), Edward, Anne (Jack LEVINE), Frances (Mischa GELTMAN) and Bill (Doreen.) He dearly loved his in-laws Simon RUBANOWICZ and Raymonde {GORDON} RUBANOWICZ who had also predeceased him. Gar was the kindest, most generous, fair, honourable, humble, optimistic, and evercourteous man who had an indomitable spirit to the very end, and had an irrepressible Gar Heart, that continued to beat long after the doctors thought it would. Gar always took the high road, always turned the other cheek, always had a good word with a smile for everyone. He was committed to promoting human rights, brotherhood, mutual respect, peace and community service throughout his life. He was active in the scouting movement, Akela for over 25 years with the Judaen and then the Eli Boyaner Cub Pack in Saint John. He considered each of his cubs as one of his boys. He delivered Meals on Wheels, offered pastoral care at the Saint John Regional Hospital, served on the Board of the Shaarei Zedek Synagogue, was a founding member and Commander of the Jewish War Veterans in Atlantic Canada, was a member of the Maritime Parkinsons Association, the North West Commercial Travellers' Association of Canada, Albion Masonic Lodge No. 1, the Saint John Multi-Cultural Association, B'nai Brith, RUSI, and past member of the Carlton Curling Club. Gar was a life member of the No. 2 Legion in Saint John having served in the Canadian army and then the airforce as an Officer Training Instructor during World War 2. After the war he was actively involved as an instructor with the air cadets. Gar believed in working hard, in doing one's best and realizing the fruit of one's labours for family and community. He was a ship chandler, the owner of Gar's Diner, the Gar Meltzer Sales, and a commercial salesman for over 40 years representing some 50 companies throughout Atlantic Canada. Six months on the road every year for decades, he developed a network of customers who became Friends who never forgot him for his acts of kindness and tzadkah. His good deeds were innumerable and we usually only heard by chance from those who were touched by his generosity and altruism. In 1992 he was awarded the Canada 125 Confederation Anniversary Medal for community service. And yet Gar never sought honours or recognition. Gar loved his family and he loved his home. He treasured his Friendship with life-long pal I. J. Davis. Thanks to caregivers Judy and Jackie who were so helpful and compassionate providing athome assistance in Saint John; special hugs to Donna who took such good care of him while visiting in Toronto. Much appreciation to the wonderful medical and nursing staff at Toronto East General Hospital where he spent his last days. Donations may be made to the Maritimes Parkinsons Association or to the Gar MELTZER Memorial Scholarship fund c/o the Toronto Dominion Bank, 78 Main Street West, Saint John, New Brunswick, E2M 3N3. Funeral was held at Brenan's Select Community Funeral Home, Paradise Row, Saint John, New Brunswick (506) 634-7424 on Wednesday April 30, 2008. Interment was in the Shaarei Zedek Cemetery, Westmorland Road, Saint John, New Brunswick. The family sat shivah at 55 Goodrich Street, Saint John, New Brunswick following the interment. Condolences may be made in person, by phone, or via our website: www.brenansfh.com.

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GODWIN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-07-21 published
BEWS, Doctor Donald Cameron (1911-2008)
In Victoria on July 17th. Predeceased by his beloved Mary (WOODSWORTH.) Survived by his children Sylvia (Art WRIGHT,) Alison (Paul HUGHES) and Donald (Gail GODWIN,) his grandchildren David SMITHERS (MaryLee,) Antonia MEADE (Ronnie), Robyn (Richard BUTLAND), Andrew BEWS and four great-grandchildren, Keaton and Makaela SMITHERS, Lucas and Felix BUTLAND.
Dr. BEWS was born in Kingston and obtained his medical degree from Queen's University, later acquiring his D.P.H. from the University of Toronto and his D.T.M. from McGill University. He was medical supervisor of the McKay Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan (then Formosa) and after enlisting with the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps was seconded to the American army to serve in the South Pacific during World War 2. He was Medical Director of Bell Canada in Montreal from 1950-1974. Doctor BEWS was secretary, then president of the Industrial medical Association of Quebec and was president of the American Occupational Society. He was an emeritus member of the Ramazzini Society - an honour association of occupational physicians. He was a member of the Permanent Commission on Occupational Health for many years as well as associate professor in the Department of Health and Social Medicine of McGill University. He was active in the Saint_John's Ambulance work and was made Commander and Knight of Grace.
The family wishes to thank the wonderful staff of We Care, especially Judy and Marilyn, for their long and loving devotion to both Don and Mary, to the staff of The Kensington for making it "home" for ten years, to the medical team at Victoria's Royal Jubilee Hospital for their gentle and patient help in his final days.

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