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LEI o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-06-14 published
LEI, Chak Man
Born in Hong Kong on January 10, 1977, changed his dwelling on June 11, 2008. A memorial service will held on Thursday, August 21st, 2008 from 7-9 p.m. at the artLAB, John Labatt Visual Arts Centre, University of Western Ontario, Perth Dr., London, Ontario. At the request of Chak Man there will be no funeral services.

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LEIBOWITZ o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-03-22 published
SHAUL, Bayla
On Friday, March 21, 2008 at Sunnybrook Hospital. Bayla SHAUL, beloved wife of Alfred SHAUL. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Randi SHAUL and David SAEVITZON, Jeff SHAUL, and Brenda SHAUL and Mitch LEIBOWITZ. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Harry and Marilyn SEIGEL, and Faye and the late William SEIGEL. Devoted grandmother of Michael, Jill, Natalie, and Daniel. At Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel, 2401 Steeles Avenue W., (three lights west of Dufferin) for service on Sunday, March 23rd at 1: 30 p.m. Interment, Temple Sinai section of Pardes Shalom Cemetery. Shiva 8 Savoy Cres., Thornhill with daily visits from 2: 00 p.m. Donations may be made to The Bayla Shaul Memorial Fund for The Multi-Organ Transplant Program at Toronto General Hospital, c/o The Benjamin Foundation, 3429 Bathurst Street, M6A 2C3, 416-780-0324.

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LEIDL o@ca.on.grey_county.hanover.the_post 2008-01-18 published
LEIDL, Jack
Jack LEIDL, peacefully, at Rockwood Terrace, Durham, on Saturday, January 12, 2008, at the age of 77.
Jack is survived by his wife Ellen OLESEN; son Barry (B.J.) and his wife Nancy (FAZZARI) of Guelph; granddaughters Spencer, Jordan and Camryn; grand_sons Dylan and Quintin; stepdaughter Cheryl (ROBERTSON) and her husband John BIEL of Guelph and granddaughter Samantha BECKER; and stepson Jeff ROBERTSON of Markdale. Also survived by sisters Erna, Tee and Joan and brother Wink and their families. Predeceased by five brothers and one sister.
At Jack's request, cremation has taken place. A memorial mass will be held in Guelph at a later date. A memorial will also be held in Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia on his birthday and anniversary, Friday, July 18, 2008.
Memorial donations to Rockwood Terrace would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to Grey Bruce Cremation and Burial Services, 519-371-8507.

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LEIDL o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2008-01-14 published
LEIDL, Jack
Peacefully at Rockwood Terrace, Durham on Saturday, January 12, 2008 at the age of 77. Jack is survived by his wife Ellen OLESEN son Barry (B.J.) and his wife Nancy (Fazzari) of Guelph; granddaughters Spencer, Jordan and Camryn; grand_sons Dylan and Quintin; stepdaughter Cheryl (ROBERTSON) and her husband John BIEL of Guelph and granddaughter Samantha BECKER; and stepson Jeff ROBERTSON of Markdale. Also survived by sisters Erna, Tee and Joan and brother Wink and their families. Predeceased by 5 brothers and 1 sister. At Jack's request, cremation has taken place. A memorial mass will be held in Guelph at a later date. A memorial will also be held in Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia on his birthday and anniversary, Friday, July 18, 2008. Memorial donations to Rockwood Terrace would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to Grey Bruce Cremation and Burial Services 519-371-8507.

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LEIGHTON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-05-08 published
ACRES, Jane Mary
Died peacefully at her residence at London, Ontario, May 6, 2008, after a decade-long courageous and tenacious fight against breast cancer. Jane was the dearly beloved daughter of the late A. Dixon and the late Janet Allan Nelson ACRES, and deeply devoted sister to Bill. Hers is eternal peace with her Lord. Jane is survived by a huge number of family and Friends. She was a source of inspiration and delight to all who knew her, as hers was a character impossible not to love. She will be greatly missed by her cousins in the Bargiel, King, Hayter, Acres, Guthrie, Tulloch, Nelson, Crichton, Spiegelberg families, especially Mary BARGIEL, Scott, god-daughter Katelyn, and Benjamin SPIEGELBERG, and her loving cousin and godmother Sylvia BARGIEL, cousins Sandra and Duane TULLOCH. Also will be missed by her dearly loved Friends and caregivers Jane and Michael DUNN for whom words alone cannot express thanks her community at West Park led by Pastor Kevin RUTLEDGE; the "Divas" with whom she socialized until the very end; her devoted Friends and family at Huron and King's University Colleges at University of Western Ontario, especially the Rev. Fr. Michael BECHARD, Joan ALDIS, Marilynne DAVIES, John HENG, and Erin and Andrew JARDINE. Jane's life transcended denominations and groups: her first goal was love. A memorial service with Anglican Rites will be held at the Chapel, Windermere on the Mount, 1485 Richmond Street, 10 a.m. Saturday, May 10, 2008, celebrated by the Rt. Rev. Robert BENNETT, Bishop of Norfolk, with Reverend Kevin RUTLEDGE, Rev. Fr. Michael BECHARD, Rev. Canons Doctor Douglas LEIGHTON and William G. CLIFF, following a private inurnment at Oakland Cemetery, Delaware, Ontario in the family plot. Memorial donations are requested in lieu of flowers to the Jane Acres Mature Student Award, King's University College, The Jane Acres Bursary, The Faculty of Theology, Huron University College, and the Canadian Cancer Society. These can be made through London Cremation Services, www.londoncremation.com Thanks beyond measure is owed to her medical team, led by Doctor Ted VANDENBERG, Doctors BALLINGALL and REID, and to Doctor Fred SEXTON, at the London Regional Cancer Centre, the wonderful Doctor Kate Delaney, to Doctor Nancy BIEHME, her nursing teams, and to the staff at London Regional Cancer Centre for whom Jane felt great affection and unwavering respect, her loving neighbours and dear Friends too numerous to mention.

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LEIGHTON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-01-22 published
LEIGHTON, Thomas Swinburne
(December 12, 1921 to January 20, 2008)
Tom passed away peacefully the morning of Sunday, January 20, 2008 at Grand River Hospital, Freeport Health Centre in Kitchener, Ontario, in his 87th year, following a bravely borne and lengthy illness. Tom is survived by his loving wife, Doris, his daughters Anne (Eric LAVENDER) of Kitchener, Helen (Andrew MAXWELL) of Mississauga, and his son, Stephen of Mississauga. Tom is lovingly remembered by his grandchildren, Robert and Katherine LAVENDER, and Alexander, Nicholas and Emily MAXWELL. Tom is also survived by his sister Stella KELLY, his sisters-in-law, Marie GUEST and Isabel THORNTON, and many nieces and nephews in England. Tom was born in Seaham Harbour, England. He served in the British Merchant Marine (Blue Funnel Line) during the Second World War during which he survived a torpedo attack which sank the ship on which he was serving. Tom joined Lloyds Register of Shipping in 1949, and lived and worked in many countries during his tenure. He was their Senior Principal Surveyor for Canada from 1969 until his retirement in 1986, and will be well remembered in the marine community. Visitation will be held on Thursday, January 24th from 2: 00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. followed by a funeral service at 4: 30 p.m., at the McKersie Kocher Funeral Home, 114 Main Street, Milton, Ontario. Please join the family for a celebration of Tom's Life at the Grand Chalet Banquet Hall, 324 Steeles Ave. Milton. The family requests no flowers. Donations may be made in Tom's name to The Darling Home for Kids (formerly Rose Cherry's Home for Kids) in Milton. Letters of condolence may be left for the family at www.mckersie-kocher.ca

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LEIGHTON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-05-10 published
ACRES, Jane Mary
Died peacefully at her residence at London, Ontario May 6, 2008 after a decade long courageous and tenacious fight against breast cancer. Jane was the dearly beloved daughter of the late A. Dixon and the late Janet Allan Nelson ACRES and deeply devoted sister to Bill. Hers is eternal peace with her Lord. Jane is survived by a huge number of family and Friends. She was a source in inspiration and delight to all who knew her, as hers was a character impossible not to love. She will be greatly missed by her cousins in the Bargiel, King, Hayter, Acres, Guthrie, Tulloch, Nelson, Crichton, Spiegelberg families, especially Mary BARGIEL, Scott, goddaughter Katelyn and Benjamin SPIEGELBERG and her loving cousin and godmother Sylvia BARGIEL, cousins Sandra and Duane TULLOCH. Also will be missed by her dearly loved Friends and caregivers Jane and Michael DUNN for whom words alone cannot express thanks. A Memorial Service with Anglican rights will be held at the Chapel Winderemere on the Mount, 1485 Richmond Street, London, 10 a.m. Saturday, May 10, 2008 celebrated by the Rt. Rev. Robert BENNETT, Bishop of Norfolk, with Rev. Kevin RUTLEDGE, Rev. Fr. Michael BECHARD, Rev. Canons Dr. Douglas LEIGHTON and William G. CLIFF, following a private inurnment at Oakland Cemetery, Delaware, Ontario in the family plot. Memorial donations are requested in lieu of flowers to the Jane Acres Mature Student Award, King's University College, The Jane Acres Bursary, The Faculty of Theology, Huron University College and the Canadian Cancer Society. These can be made through London Cremation Services
www.londoncremation.com

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LEIS o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2008-01-07 published
LEIS, Edmund
Peacefully went to be with his Lord on Saturday January 5, 2008 at KW Health Centre of Grand River Hospital. He resided in Wellesley and was formerly of Millbank. Ed was born 74 years ago in Wellesley Township, a son of the late Clayton and Magdalena (GERBER) LEIS. He was a member of Poole Mennonite Church where he served as Elder, Sunday School Superintendent and teacher. Ed blessed his church family with his musical talent as song leader and musician. Beloved husband of Lydiann (ZEHR) LEIS whom he married in 1956. Loving father of Doug and Cheryl of Wiarton, Judy and Tim JANTZI/YANTZI of R.R.#2 Tavistock, Rob and Brenda of R.R.#1 Newton, Val and Robert BENDER of R.R.#2 Wellesley, Don and Julie of Wellesley, Sherry and Metaxas MAKEDOS of R.R.#2 Tavistock. Special grandpa of 21 grandchildren. Brother of Marjorie and Doug BOWLES of Woodstock, Helen and Howard KROPF of Tavistock, Albert and friend Pat of Stratford, Laurene and Bruce WILHELM of New Hamburg and brother-in-law of Allan and Marg ZEHR of R.R.#1 Newton. Also remembered by his aunt Lavina KRAFT of Waterloo and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Predeceased by one brother in infancy and sister-in-law Sandra LEIS. Ed's family invites relatives and Friends to share their memories at the Crosshill Mennonite Church on Monday January 7 (tonight) from 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday January 8 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held at Poole Mennonite Church on Wednesday January 9, 2008 at 11: 00 a.m. with Pastor Paul DYCK officiating. Interment to follow in the adjoining church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to Mennonite Central Committee or 100 Huntley Street would be appreciated by the family and can be arranged by calling Brenneman Funeral Home, Atwood at 519-356-2382 or www.brennemanfuneralhome.ca

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LEIS o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-03-29 published
WALKER- THIEL, Mary
The family of the late Mary WALKER- THIEL would like to express a sincere thank-you to all who have helped us during our time of tragedy. Thank-you to all who were at the scene of the accident, to the ambulance attendants, to the Exeter Firefighters and to the Ontario Provincial Police, especially Pat ARMSTRONG. Thank-you to the staff at South Huron Hospital for your caring and empathetic kindness, especially to Doctor FARRELL, Nancy HODGERT, Marg WILLIAMSON, and Sherri LEIS. Thank-you to the Victim Service Response Teams in Huron and Oxford Counties for all of your support. Thank-you to the staff at London Health Sciences Centre Trauma Unit for your compassionate care, especially Karen PIERRE, Lisa HARKNESS, Deb, Ashley and Macy. Thank-you to all who sent flowers, food, cards, or made donations. The support from the community has been incredible. Thank-you to everyone who assisted with the beautiful service, especially Mark HEIMRICH and Bob KREUGER for the sound system and to the First Zurich Scouts and Guiders for the Honor Guard. Thank-you to Joyce McBETH and staff, the Zurich Arena staff, and to the Evangelical Lutheran Women ladies group for the luncheon. Also a special thank-you to Hay Mutual Insurance Company and to our family's employers. Thank-you most of all to Pastor Ann KREUGER for your dedication and words of compassion, we would not be getting through this without you. Thank-you to those we may have forgotten to name. May the Lord bless you all. Hub and the Simmons- WALKER- THIEL families.

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LEIS o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-04-22 published
ABRAHAM, Mary Vourneen Crawford (LEIS)
After a courageous battle with Leukemia, Mary Vourneen Crawford ABRAHAM (LEIS) is safe in the arms of Jesus, on April 19th 2008. Eldest daughter of the late Arch Deacon Alford and Ruby ABRAHAM, beloved sister of Rubena Elizabeth (Beth) ABRAHAM and Dorothy Jean ABRAHAM (Rizkallah.) Dearest mother to Linda-Lee Jean, Collette Anne and Lisa Carmen (ROUSSEL.) Grandmother to Devon, Tasia, Aaron and Ashley ROUSSEL. Great-grandmother to Brooklyn. Aunt to Susan and Brad (McCALLISTER,) Shawn and Julie (JACKSON) and Sherrill (JACKSON.) Great Aunt to Meghan and McKenna (JACKSON.) The family will receive Friends at 12 p.m. at the church of Saint_John the Evangelist, Kitchener, Ontario, on Wednesday, April 23rd, 2008. Funeral Service to follow at 1 p.m. Thanks be to God who gives the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. Funeral arrangements made by Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home, 621 King St. West, Kitchener Ontario.

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LEIS o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-04-23 published
LEIS, Mary Vourneen Crawford (née ABRAHAM)
Passed peacefully on April 18, 2008 after a courageous battle. Predeceased by parents Arch Deacon Alford and Ruby ABRAHAM. Dearest mother to Linda Roussel NORTON and Kenneth NORTON, Collette and Lisa ROUSSEL. Beloved sister of Rubena ABRAHAM and Dorothy ABRAHAM (Rizkallah.) Cherished Nana to Eryn and Tyler Gould, Ashley NORTON, Devon and Tasia ROUSSEL. Oma to Brooklynn GOULD. Aunt to Susan, Shawn, and Sherrill. A special thanks to her sister's Beth and Dorothy as well, the staff at Golden Years Nursing Home. The family will receive Friends at 12 p.m. at the church of Saint_John the Evangelist in Kitchener, on Wednesday, April 23, 2008. Funeral Service follows at 1 p.m. Memorial donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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LEISKA o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-04-16 published
WARING, Allyene (McEWEN)
Peacefully after a lengthy illness at Fairview Mennonite Home, Cambridge on Wednesday, April 9, 2008. Born in Hamilton, Ontario on August 27, 1928. Loved wife of the late Donald McEWEN (1991.) Dear mother of Greg McEWEN and his partner Gail GUEST of Kitchener and Martha McEWEN of Cambridge. Beloved sister of Gloria and Earl LEISKA of London and Harvey and Jo WARING of Mississauga. She will be sadly missed by her many nieces and nephews. And the residents of Waring Estates. Allyene owned and operated Waring Estates and was a Past President of The Galt Kinettes. Predeceased by her parents Allyene and Harvey WARING. A Memorial Service will be held at Saint Thomas the Apostles Church, Francis Street at Tait Street, Cambridge on Saturday, April 19 at 11: 00 a.m. A reception is to follow the Service. Interment is to be held at a later date. We ask that because of Allyene's great love of animals remembrances be made to the Cambridge Humane Society in lieu of flowers. Remembrances can be arranged by contacting Little's Funeral Home and Cremation Centre.

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LEITE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-07-19 published
LEITE, Girinaldo Furtado
Peacefully, at Parkwood Hospital, on Friday, July 18, 2008, Girinaldo Furtado LEITE in his 75th year. Beloved husband of Honorinda Medeiros LEITE. Loving father of Mario Jorge LEITE (Maria Do Ceu), Jose Carlos LEITE (Natalie), Denis LEITE (Gureta), Eduardo LEITE (Margarida), Maria Silva (Paul) and Ana LEITE. Dear grandfather of Stacey, Lindsay, Erica, Emily, Alyssa, Noah, Sherine and Corey. Also survived by many brothers and sisters in Europe and Canada. Visitors will be received in the O'Neil Funeral Home, 350 William St. on Monday from 2: 00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be held in Holy Cross Church on Tuesday at 11: 00 a.m. Entombment Saint Peter's Cemetery. Prayers Monday evening at 7: 30 p.m. Online Condolences at www.oneilfuneralhome.ca

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LEITH o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-04-19 published
LEITH, Norah Elizabeth
Passed away peacefully on April 14, 2008 at West Park Long Term Care Centre after a few difficult weeks of declining health. Beloved daughter and only child of Clement and Rose LEITH. Norah was a lover of dance and music at an early age - enjoying many happy hours throughout her life at ballet performances and Toronto Symphony concerts. She also travelled extensively. Norah was a charming and feisty 94 year old who spent most of her life as a savvy business woman and later as a longtime volunteer with the Dorothy Ley Hospice. She will be sadly missed by her childhood friend Marjorie TRUSLER, Joan GOODALL, Cathy HOAG and family, Jennifer LAND, Olga, Everett, Lisa, Barbara and Lucille. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Turner and Porter "Butler" Chapel (416-231-2283). A Funeral Service will be held at St. George's-on-the-Hill Anglican Church, (4600 Dundas St. W., Etobicoke) on Tuesday, April 22, 2008 at 10 o'clock. In lieu of flowers, Norah would have appreciated donations to the Dorothy Ley Hospice of Etobicoke.

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