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LISKE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-06-03 published
DELINE, Len Earl
At home, on Saturday, May 31, 2008. Len Earl DELINE of Appin in his 57th year. Beloved husband of Gisela (LISKE) of Appin and dear step-father of Matthew of Pickering. Brother of Jean and Ray OLIVER of Melbourne, Ruthann GIFFELS of Sarnia, Howard and Linda DELINE of Beachville, Harold and Bonnie DELINE of Oil City and Ann and Bobbi HANSON of Sarnia. Also survived by his in-laws Martin and Martha LISKE of Strathroy, many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by a brother Lloyd (1987). Visitation will be held at Denning Bros. Funeral Home, 32 Metcalfe Street West, Strathroy on Wednesday, June 4th from 7: 00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. with memorial service to be held on Thursday June 5th at 11: 00 a.m. Rev. Richard GOLDEN officiating. Cremation has taken place. Inurnment to follow service at Longwoods Cemetery. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Len.

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LISS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-02-09 published
LISS, Eva Ivy
Passed away peacefully on Thursday February 7, 2008 four days after her 92nd birthday. Eva was born in Winnipeg and moved to Toronto after she married Joseph LISS and was especially close to her sister Agnes. Eva and Joe welcomed family, Friends and neighbours into their home and will be fondly remembered for their hospitality and generosity. Eva worked hard at many jobs over the years. She took particular pride in her home care/ nursing career in the 20 years before retirement. Eva combined energy, discipline, firmness, and compassion to the great benefit of her clients. Eva will especially be remembered for her keen interest in young people, with whom she enjoyed long, wide-ranging conversations. Eva is predeceased by her husband Joseph, her brother Nicholas, sister Agnes and brothers-in-law Michael, Anthony, and Frank. She is survived by many among her extended family, Friends and neighbours who meant so much to her. The family would like to thank the management and staff of Beechwood Court for their kind and efficient manner in which they attended to the needs of Mrs. LISS over the past several years. The family would also like to thank Dr. William A. DYMON for his untiring and devoted professionalism while looking after the medical care over the many years of her illness. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter Yorke Chapel, 2357 Bloor St. W., at Windermere, east of the Jane Subway, on Sunday February 10, 2008 from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the Chapel, on Monday February 11 at 11: 00 a.m. Interment Park Lawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice.

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LISS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-04-14 published
STEIN, Stephen
After a short courageous battle with cancer on Sunday, April 13, 2008 at York Central Hospital. Stephen STEIN, beloved husband of Sharon LISS. Loving father of Mitchell, and Melissa. Devoted son of Anne and Edward STEIN and brother of Doctor Barry STEIN. Dear son-in-law of Estelle and Irving LISS. Special thanks to Dr. D. HEDLEY. At Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel, 2401 Steeles Avenue West (3 lights west of Dufferin) for service on Tuesday, April 15, 2008 at 1: 00 p.m. Interment Temple Har Zion Section of Pardes Shalom Cemetery. Shiva 40 Joshua Court, Thornhill. Memorial donations may be made to the Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation, 416-946-6560.

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LISSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-05-22 published
ADAM/ADAMS, James Lorne
Suddenly at home in Toronto on Sunday, May 18, 2008 after a year long illness. Beloved husband, best friend and life partner of Peggy (née COWAN.) Lorne died just short of his 86th birthday and 60th wedding anniversary.
Wonderful father to son Jim (Julia) of St. Paul, Minnesota, and daughter Karen (Bill) HERKAMP of Cincinnati, Ohio. Cherished and devoted grandfather to Jack, Jane and James ADAM/ADAMS and Kelly and Scott HERKAMP. Brother-in-law to Muriel LISSON. Uncle and friend to Donna SVISTUNENKO, Joy GRAY/GREY- DONALD and Jim LISSON, their spouses and children.
Lorne was born in Montreal on July 10, 1922. He interrupted his studies at McGill University to serve as a navigator on a Lancaster bomber with the Royal Air Force/Royal Canadian Air Force. He graduated from McGill in 1946 and spent his entire 41 year career with C-I-L, concluding in Human Resources, having relocated from Montreal to Toronto in 1981.
Lorne's life was centered on his family and his love of sports, especially hockey and baseball. He and Peggy, both native Montrealers, raised their family and were active community members in the Town of Mount Royal. Following their move to downtown Toronto, they actively embraced life, culture and retirement travel, especially to see their grandchildren.
Lorne's good humour, wit, humility, generosity and Friendship will be lovingly remembered and deeply missed by all of his family and Friends.
A Memorial Service celebrating Lorne's life will be held at Timothy Eaton Memorial Church, 230 St. Clair Ave. W., on Monday, May 26 at 11: 00 a.m., followed by a reception at the church. Memorial donations may be made to Mount Sinai Hospital, the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, or Timothy Eaton Memorial Church.

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LISTER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-06-19 published
SKIPPEN, Mary Agnes (McSKIMMINGS)
At her residence on Tuesday, June 17, 2008, Mary Agnes (McSKIMMINGS) SKIPPEN of London in her 85th year. Wife of the late Gerald "Skip" SKIPPEN (2005.) Loving mother of Terry and Brian and his wife Heather all of London. Predeceased by her brother James McSKIMMINGS. Beloved sister of Marion FLYNN of London. Also survived by her dear friend Anne LISTER as well as several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 7: 00-9:00 p.m. at the Westview Funeral Chapel, 709 Wonderland Road North, where the funeral service will be conducted on Friday, June 20, 2008 at 3: 00 p.m. Interment Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Mary are asked to consider the Breast Cancer Society of Canada. Online condolences at may be sent to condolences@westviewfuneralchapel.com

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LISTER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-06-28 published
SKIPPEN, Mary Agnes (McSKIMMINGS)
The family of the late Mary Agnes SKIPPEN (McSKIMMINGS) wishes to extend our heartfelt gratitude to our relatives, Friends and neighbours for your prayers, flowers, cards, chartable donations and unyielding support. Sincere thanks to Reverend Brian McKay, St. Andrew Memorial for his spiritual guidance and for officiating a respectful and memorial chapel service. Unending appreciation to our friend Paul NEEDHAM and his exceptional team of professionals at Westview Funeral Chapel. Equal amount of love and gratitude to Anne LISTER and Kelly BRUNSDON; our extended family who's contributions our priceless. Sincerely Terry, Brian and Heather SKIPPEN.

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LISTER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-04-16 published
CRONYN, Margaret Valliere
(January 16, 1922-April 13th, 2008)
Mum died peacefully in Toronto at the age of 86. She was predeceased by her husband of 48 years, James CRONYN and her later-life companion Jack VAUGHAN. She will be missed by her three children Laleah (Michael GIBSON,) Peter (Stacey LISTER) and Elizabeth (Robert TOPPING;) her grandchildren James and Kristin MacINTOSH, Tenley and Brooke GIBSON, Blythe, James and Laleah CRONYN, Patrick, Katrina and Douglas TOPPING; her nephews Alex BOVEY and Jeff CRONYN and nieces Sheila WOOLNER, Leslie PUNTER and Martha CRONYN and former daughter-in-law Liz BARRETT. Daughter of Major General W.H.P. and Phyllis ELKINS, Val was born in Kingston and lived in Ottawa, Halifax, Vancouver and Toronto. She attended Havergal College and spent her summers in Metis Beach. In 1943, Val joined the Canadian Red Cross as an ambulance driver and served overseas in England during the war. After returning and marrying Jim, Val began her volunteer career which spanned five decades. Her volunteerism included the Junior League, the Children's Aid Society, the Art Gallery of Ontario and the Canadian Friends of Museums. Val was also actively involved with the Havergal College and the Toronto Golf Club. She always gave generously of herself both to her family and volunteer activities. A special thank you to the wonderful staff at Bradgate Arms and to the caregivers in Vancouver who cared for Mum over the last few years and made her days much brighter as she coped with Parkinson's disease. Visitation will be at Humphrey Funeral Home, 1403 Bayview Ave on Thursday April 17th from 4: 00 to 8:00 p.m. A service will be held on Friday April 18th at 11: 00 a.m. at St. Clements Church. In lieu of flowers, donations to Havergal College, The Parkinson's Society or the Art Gallery of Ontario would be greatly appreciated.

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LISZKA o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-04-08 published
LISZKA, Stanislaw, DFC
At York Central Hospital, Richmond Hill, Ontario, on Friday, April 4, 2008, Stanislaw LISZKA in his 91st year. Beloved husband of Henryka LISZKA. Dear Uncle of Doctor Maria KUS, Janusz KUS and Ewa KUS; great-uncle of Agnieszka and Magdalena KUS; brother-in-law of Jadwiga KUS, all of London. At the outbreak of World War 2, Flight Lieutenant LISZKA served first with the Polish Air Forces in Poland against the Nazi Invasion; he escaped to France where he served under British Command with the Royal Air Force After the fall of France, he escaped to Britain where he became a veteran of the Battle of Britain serving with the 301 Polish Bomber Squadron which attacked the German Invasion fleet in Occupied France that was being assembled to invade England. In 1943, he became a training officer in Dorval, Quebec, Canada. Under Polish Command he was awarded the Virtuti Militari 5th Class with three bars (Cross for Valour) and under British Command he was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, and the Air Crew Europe Star. After retirement from the Royal Air Force and immigration to Canada, he was with De Havilland Inc. and then Bombardier De Havilland Inc. in Downsview, Ontario. Visitors will be received on Wednesday from 7: 00-9:00 p.m. in the O'Neil Funeral Home, 350 William Street, London. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in Our Lady of Czestochowa Church, 419 Hill Street, on Thursday at 10: 00 a.m. Private entombment Saint Peter's Cemetery, London. Parish Prayers Wednesday evening at 8: 00 p.m.

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