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MAGASSA o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-01-05 published
ALKENBRACK, Wesley MacKinnon
Peacefully at his home, Napanee on Wednesday, January 2, 2008 in his 90th year. Survived by his wife Beth (née GIBSON;) his daughters Catherine and Betsy; his sons-in-law Stephen QUIGLEY and Moussa MAGASSA and by his grandchildren Kelly, Matt and Robyn QUIGLEY. A Memorial Service will be held at Trinity United Church on Sunday January 6, 2008 at 2: 00 p.m. followed by a reception at the Wartman Funeral Home, 448 Camden Rd. at Newburgh Rd, Napanee K7R 1G1, (613-354-3722; wartmanfuneralhome@sympatico.ca). The family will receive Friends at Trinity Church Sunday from 1-2 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations by cheque to the Napanee and District Community Foundation or the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

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MAGDA o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-04-30 published
GALEAZZI, Mario Joseph
Died peacefully on Monday, April 28, 2008 at Ajax-Pickering Hospital, Ajax, Ontario. Loving brother of Lucy MAGDA (Stan), and the late Mildred BURK/BURKE. Uncle of Michael GALEAZZI. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Missionary Sisters of Charity, 356 Pritchard Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R2W 2S6, your prayers, or the Mass of Repose of Soul would be appreciated as your expression of sympathy. Friends may visit at the Rosar-Morrison Funeral Home and Chapel, 467 Sherbourne Street (south of Wellesley), on Thursday, May 1, 2008 from 4-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday at 10 a.m. at Saint Michael's Cathedral (Shuter and Bond), visiting to be held from 9-10 a.m. Interment Victoria Lawn Cemetery, St. Catharines, Ontario.

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MAGDA o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-05-02 published
GALEAZZI, Mario Joseph
Died peacefully on Monday, April 28, 2008 at Ajax-Pickering Hospital, Ajax, Ontario. Loving brother of Lucy MAGDA (Stan), and the late Mildred BURK/BURKE. Uncle of Michael GALEAZZI. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Missionary Sisters of Charity, 356 Pritchard Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R2W 2S6, your prayers, or the Mass of Repose of Soul would be appreciated as your expression of sympathy. Friends may visit at the Rosar-Morrison Funeral Home and Chapel, 467 Sherbourne Street (south of Wellesley), on Thursday, May 1, 2008 from 4-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday at 10 a.m. at Saint Michael's Cathedral (Shuter and Bond), visiting to be held from 9-10 a.m. Interment Victoria Lawn Cemetery, St. Catharines, Ontario.

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MAGDER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-01-07 published
ORLIFFE, Ida
Peacefully on Friday, January 4, 2008 at Baycrest Apotex. Ida ORLIFFE, beloved wife of the late Herbert. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Annabel and Stanley (Ted) TURNER, Joan and Howard SEGAL, Robert and Joanne ORLIFFE, and the late Barbara MAGDER / FREEDMAN. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Sylvia and the late Raymond MILLER, and the late Gerald and Yetta GOREN. Devoted grandmother of Jodi and Steven, Hilary, Marni and Jeff, Rebecca, Robyn and Chris, Mark, Ari, Melissa, Jennifer, Nathan, and Daniel, great-grandmother of Sam, Maddie, Hannah, and Josh. At Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel, 2401 Steeles Avenue West (3 lights west of Dufferin), for service on Monday, January 7, 2008 at 10: 00 a.m. Interment Beth Tzedec Memorial Park. Shiva 15 Snowshoe Millway. Donations may be made to Ida ORLIFFE Memorial Fund c/o The Benjamin Foundation, 3429 Bathurst Street, Toronto, M6A 2C3, 416-780-0324, www.benjamins.ca.

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MAGDER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-03-11 published
HANDS, Esther
Peacefully on Monday, March 10, 2008 at her home. Esther HANDS, beloved wife of the late Harold HANDS. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Sharon and Stanley CLAVIR, and Doctor Brian and Cynthia HANDS. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Minna GOODMAN, Ethel WALTON, Beatrice and Sid MAGDER, Harold and Linda ZENER, Kay ZENER, Edith LEVY, and the late Allan (Sonny) TURNER, Norma REVO, and David ZENER. Devoted grandmother of Robin MIRSKY, Jeffrey HANDS, Stuart and Desiree HANDS, and Laurie and the late David BALICK, and great-grandmother of Jonah, Hannah, Jacob, and Harrison. Special thanks to Thelma, Dr.'s Les RICHMOND and Russell GOLDMAN for their care, compassion and kindness. At Holy Blossom Temple, 1950 Bathurst Street, (Bathurst south of Eglinton) for service on Wednesday, March 12, 2008 at 12: 30 p.m. Interment Holy Blossom Memorial Park. Shiva 169 Dunvegan Road from 2: 00 p.m. daily evening services at 8: 00 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to the Esther Hands Memorial Fund c/o Holy Blossom Temple Foundation, 416-789-3291 extension 265.

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MAGDER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2008-03-11 published
HANDS, Esther
Peacefully on Monday, March 10, 2008 at her home. Esther HANDS, beloved wife of the late Harold HANDS. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Sharon and Stanley Clavir, and Doctor Brian and Cynthia HANDS. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Minna GOODMAN, Ethel WALTON, Beatrice and Sid MAGDER, Harold and Linda ZENER, Kay ZENNER, Edith LEVY, and the late Allan (Sonny) TURNER, Norma REVO, and David ZENNER. Devoted grandmother of Robin MIRSKY, Jeffrey HANDS, Stuart and Desiree HANDS, and Laurie and the late David BALICK, and great-grandmother of Jonah, Hannah, Jacob, and Harrison. Special thanks to Thelma, Doctors Les RICHMOND and Russell GOLDMAN for their care, compassion and kindness. At Holy Blossom Temple, 1950 Bathurst Street (Bathurst south of Eglinton) for service on Wednesday, March 12, 2008 at 12: 30 p.m. Interment Holy Blossom Memorial Park. Shiva 169 Dunvegan Road from 2: 00 p.m. daily evening services at 8: 00 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to the Esther Hands Memorial Fund c/o Holy Blossom Temple Foundation, 416-789-3291 extension 265.

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MAGEE o@ca.on.grey_county.artemesia.flesherton.the_flesherton_advance 2008-02-06 published
MAGEE, Doris (LEPARD)
In memory of our dear mother/grandmother, who left us February 10, Time may heal the broken heart
Time may make the wound less sore,
But time can never stop the longing
For our loved one gone before.
- Remembered with love, Larry and Karon, Dave, Brad, Kathy and Shawn, Justin, Brittany, Jerry-Lyn and Travis.
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MAGEE o@ca.on.grey_county.artemesia.flesherton.the_flesherton_advance 2008-04-02 published
KARLSSON, Catherine Ena (née MAGEE)
At Acton on Friday, March 28, 2008, of Langley, British Columbia in her 38th year. Beloved wife of Joel KARLSSON. Loving mother of Adam and Noah. Fondly remembered by parents George and Frances MAGEE of Acton. She will be greatly missed by brothers Steven (Kim) COLLINS of Belewart, Jamie of Whistler and sisters Ellen of Acton and Laura of Surrey, British Columbia. Aunt of Daniel, Chloe and Victoria. Special niece of Ruth GEDDIS of Chatham. Dearest granddaughter of the late Cecil and Josie MAGEE. The family will receive Friends at the Gentle Shepherd Community Church, Eugenia, on Friday, April 4, from 11: 00 a.m. until the time of service. Service at 1 p.m. Cremation. Spring interment Salem Cemetery. Memorial contributions to the Gentle Shepherd Youth Pastoral Care.
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MAGEE o@ca.on.grey_county.artemesia.flesherton.the_flesherton_advance 2008-05-21 published
MAGEE, Brian Douglas.
(April 6, 1951-May 27, 2006)
As I Look Back
As I look back over time
I find myself wondering
Did I remember to thank you enough
For all you have done for me?
For all the times you were by my side
To help and support me
To celebrate our successes
To understand our problems
And accept our defeats?
Or for teaching me by your example,
The value of hard work, good judgment,
Courage and integrity?
I wonder if I ever thanked you
For the sacrifices you made,
To let us have the very best?
And for the simple things
Like laughter, smiles and times we shared?
If I have forgotten to show my
Gratitude enough for all the things you did,
I am thanking you now.
And I am hoping you knew all along, how much you meant to me.
- Love Always, Marilyn
Dad - we miss you so much!
We'll always remember
that special smile,
that caring heart,
that warm embrace,
you always gave us.
You being there for Mom and us
through good and bad times, no matter what
We'll always remember you Dad because
they'll never be another one
to replace you in our hearts,
and the love we will always have for you.
We saw a rainbow bright and clear,
We hope that means your staying near.
- Love Always and Forever, Mark, Lisa and Andy
Grandpa
We did not know each other long,
But we knew each other well!
Mommy says that you and are alike,
We love to talk to everyone, to laugh and to dance!
I was very lucky to have met you, only being 3 months old.
Mommy says you watch over me,
And when we see a rainbow, then we know you are here.
- Love, Emma
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MAGEE o@ca.on.grey_county.artemesia.flesherton.the_flesherton_advance 2008-05-28 published
MAGEE, Brian
A tribute to Brian MAGEE. In loving memory of a special Son-in-law, Brother-in-law, Uncle and friend.
Do not stand at my grave and weep,
Jam not there, I do not sleep,
I am the rushing river in spring,
As the cold winds change and the warm air brings,
I am the rainbow in the sky,
I am the butterfly as it wings by.
I am the laughter in Emma's eyes,
As she hops and skips and runs and hides.
I am the red rocks in a Sedona sunset,
I am the dew on the flowers all wet
I am the waterfalls at Hanalei Bay,
I am the words of love you don't have to say.
You'll feel me with you as you go on your way,
I'm right beside you, that's where I'll stay.
(An adaptation of Mary Frye's poem.)
- Lovingly remembered, Ted, Harry, Barb, Dan, Pam and Christine.
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MAGEE o@ca.on.grey_county.artemesia.flesherton.the_flesherton_advance 2008-07-16 published
MAGEE, " Bill"
In loving memory of a dear husband and father "Bill" who passed away July 16, 1999.
Your resting place we visit,
And place flowers there with care,
But no one knows the heartache
when we turn and leave you there.
No matter how we spend the day,
No matter what we do,
Before we close our eyes at night,
We always think of you.
- Always loved and remembered by Bertha, Brenda, Barb, Philip, Emma and Mark.
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MAGEE o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2008-04-02 published
KARLSSON, Catherine Ena (née MAGEE)
At Acton on Friday, March 28, 2008, of Langley, British Columbia, in her 38th year. Beloved wife of Joel KARLSSON. Loving mother of Adam and Noah. Fondly remembered by parents George and Frances MAGEE of Acton. She will be greatly missed by brothers Steven (Kim) COLLINS of Belewart, Jamie of Whistler, British Columbia, and sisters Ellen of Acton and Laura of Surrey, British Columbia. Aunt of Daniel, Chloe and Victoira. Special niece of Ruth GEDDIS of Chatham. Dearest granddaughter of the late Cecil and Josie MAGEE. The family will receive Friends at the Gentle Shepherd Community Church, Eugenia, on Friday, April 4, from 11: 00 a.m. until the time of service. Service at 1 p.m. Cremation. Spring interment Salem Cemetery. Memorial contributions to the Gentle Shepherd Youth Pastoral Care.

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MAGEE o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2008-07-09 published
MAGEE, Scott Carson
Suddenly in Saint Michael's Hospital, Toronto on Sunday July 6, 2008. Scott MAGEE of Toronto and formerly of Markdale in his 34th year. Sadly missed by his partner Bill FUNG of Toronto. Dearly loved son of Carson and Ruth MAGEE of R.R.#6, Markdale. Loving brother of Heather MAGEE and her husband Omar RAJABALI of Ottawa. A private family gathering will take place. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Humane Society would be appreciated and accepted by the Fawcett-McEachern Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, Durham. 519-369-3540.

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MAGEE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-04-11 published
MAGEE, William Francis (1918-2008)
Passed away peacefully at his home with his family around him on Thursday, April 10, 2008, William Francis MAGEE, beloved husband of Margaret Elizabeth ELLIOT/ELLIOTT. Loving father of Joyce MAGEE, Kitchener; Basil and Cheryl MAGEE, Caledon; Joanne and Paul MYERS, Newmarket. Cherished grandfather of Shannaghn and her husband Kyle McMAHON, Tyler MAGEE, Haley MAGEE, Abagail and Mallory MYERS. Frank was a proud World War 2 Veteran and member of the Royal Air Force. He immigrated from Enniskillen, Northern Ireland to Canada in 1956. He settled his family in the Nobleton area. Frank celebrated his 90th birthday in February 2008. It was an honour to know and love him. The family will receive their Friends at the Egan Funeral Home, 203 Queen Street S. (Hwy. 50), Bolton (905-857-2213) Sunday afternoon 2-4 and evening 7-9 o'clock. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Monday morning, April 14 at 11 o'clock. Interment Nobleton Community Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice. Condolences for the family may be offered at www.eganfuneralhome.com

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MAGEE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2008-03-10 published
DOUGLAS/DOUGLASS, Christian Margaret
Suddenly at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Friday, March 7th, 2008, Chris DOUGLAS/DOUGLASS at 77 years of age. Born in Fredricton, New Brunswick on July 3rd, 1930. Beloved wife of the late William MAGEE. Dear mother of Linda QUIGLEY (Philip), Mardie RICHARD (Donald,) Bill BELFRY, and Roberta BELFRY (Ellen.) Cherished grandmother of Renee, Nadia, Daniel, Gilles, Alex, Christie, DOUGLAS/DOUGLASS, Mitch, Andrea and great-grandmother of nine great-grandchildren. Also missed by numerous cousins including Doctor Jim MacADAM of Peterborough, as well as the entire Magee family. A Memorial Service will be held at MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St. E. in Cobourg on Thursday, March 13th, at 2 p.m. Interment to follow at Fairview Cemetery in Grafton. Visitation to be held at the funeral home on Thursday for two hours prior to the service, from 12 noon until 2 p.m. Those wishing may make a memorial contribution by cheque to the World Wildlife Fund or the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com

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MAGEE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2008-03-13 published
SHAW, Richard " Dick"
Peacefully at Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg on Monday, March 10, 2008 at 71 years of age. Loving husband of Joan. Dear father of Karyn DREW (Jamie.) Grandpa of Tayler and Austin DREW. Dear father of Richard (Fely) SHAW. Much loved step-father of Linda MAGEE (Bob). Special "Pops" of Stephen and Laura MAGEE. He will be especially missed by his sister-in-law Glady (Garlie) VINE and family. Memorial Service will be held at the Roadhouse and Rose Funeral Home, 157 Main Street South, Newmarket on Saturday, March 15, 2008 at 11 a.m. with visitation one hour prior. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation or the Toronto General Hospital Transplant Centre would be appreciated.

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MAGERMEN o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-02-20 published
BARBIER, Juliette (née VANDERHOEVEN)
At London Health Science Centre-Westminster Campus on Tuesday February 19, 2008. Juliette Barbier of Aylmer in her 85th year. Beloved wife of the late William BARBIER (1991.) Dear mother of George BARBIER and wife Lynda of R.R.#6 Tillsonburg, Marilyn VAN ACKER and husband Larry of R.R.#5 Aylmer, and Karen FALK and husband John of R.R.#6, Aylmer. Loved by her grandchildren Sandra CALHOUN and husband Trevor, Ryan VAN ACKER, Duane BARBIER, Leah SLEEGERS and husband Andrew and Ramona FALK. Great-grandmother of Emma CALHOUN, Jenna SLEEGERS and Megan SLEEGERS. Sister of Mary VANDEWIELE and husband Gabriel, Anna BARBIER, and Charles VANDERHOEVEN and wife Dolly. Sister-in-law of Edna DELEEBEECK. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Predeceased by brothers Art, George and Carl VANDERHOEVEN. Born in Wallaceburg, Ontario on November 29, 1923, daughter of the late Emiel and Eliza (MAGERMEN) VANDERHOEVEN. Mrs BARBIER moved to Tillsonburg in 1926 and lived in Aylmer and area since 1946. She was a member of Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church. Friends may call at the H.A. Kebbel Funeral Home, Aylmer Wednesday 7-9 p.m. and Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Prayers 7: 00 p.m. Thursday. The Funeral Mass will be held at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, Aylmer on Friday February 22, 2008 at 11: 00 a.m. Interment, Queen of Peace Cemetery. Father Gilbert SIMARD, officiating. Donations to the Saint Thomas Elgin General Hospital Foundation would be appreciated. Condolences at kebbelfuneralhome.com

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MAGGIOROTTI o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-04-12 published
MAGGIOROTTI, Anita (née MILLER)
Sadly, we announce the passing of Anita MAGGIOROTTI at North York General Hospital on Friday, April 11, 2008. Dearly loved wife and soulmate of Aldo for 57 years. Loving sister to Elva and Marty STROM. Cherished aunt to Sydney, Steven and Dominique, and cherished by her extended family and many Friends. A funeral service and burial will be held on Sunday, April 13, 2008 at 2: 00 p.m. at York Visitation, Chapel and Reception Centre, 160 Beecroft Rd. (North of Sheppard Ave. 1st street west of Yonge St.) Toronto, 416-221-3404. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice.

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MAGIEROWSKI o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-05-11 published
BOARDMAN, Eileen V. (TIERNEY)
Peacefully at the McCormick Home, London, on Friday May 9th, 2008, Eileen V. (TIERNEY) BOARDMAN of London passed away in her 87th year. Beloved wife of 60 years to Jack S. BOARDMAN. Dearly loved by her 3 daughters Jackelyn and Brian STEELE and their Children Christopher and Megan, Christine and John MAGIEROWSKI and their children Darren, Dean and Danielle, and Patricia PRITCHARD and her children Andrew, Erin and Abigail. Cherished sister of Edith TIERNEY and Marjorie McLAREN. Visitation at Forest Lawn Memorial Chapel, 1997 Dundas Street, London, on Monday May 12th from 12 Noon until service time at 1 p.m. Memorial donations appreciated to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario.

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MAGILL o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-07-16 published
Slain interior designer had been in 'downward spiral'
Toronto man had become addicted to sex, drugs and alcohol, acquaintance says
By Josh WINGROVE, Page A1
The demise of Ross MAGILL began some three years ago.
Mr. MAGILL had fallen for a Vancouver man in 2005. Their relationship blossomed quickly, and Mr. MAGILL - always prone to move on a whim - uprooted his life to be with his new partner out west.
Later that year, the couple split, and Mr. MAGILL returned to Toronto a changed man.
So began what Friends called a "downward spiral" of a gifted interior designer. Mr. MAGILL became addicted to drugs, sex and alcohol, and could not keep a job or apartment.
He grew promiscuous, bringing many younger men home to his latest midtown apartment, Friends said. Monday night, he let two others in - and soon afterward he was dead, the victim of a stabbing attack in a city where few recognized the man he'd become.
Born William Ross MAGILL in Hamilton in January, 1944, he displayed a flair for design early on. He never went to design school, instead learning on the job wherever he worked - in Florida, New York, Toronto, Vancouver and Bobcaygeon, Ontario, where his mother lived.
"He was a very talented designer, really a top-flight designer," said Diane WATTS, a home furnishings designer who'd worked with Mr. MAGILL.
John MANUEL, another Toronto designer, first met Mr. MAGILL at age 17.
"He was very well-liked. He was chock full of personality and devastatingly handsome," Mr. MANUEL said. But Mr. MAGILL had a "very checkered career," he added, moving on a whim and starting over each time. "He was successful in Florida, and he threw Florida away," Mr. MANUEL said.
Eventually, Mr. MAGILL, who Friends say was Human Immunodeficiency Virus-positive, returned to Toronto to get the benefit of the Canadian health-care system. His mother, with whom he was very close, died a few years ago. Soon after, he moved to Vancouver. On December 17, 2005, he called Ms. WATTS and asked if he could move back and stay with her.
"[The boyfriend] threw him out, basically, and Ross was never the same after that," Ms. WATTS said. "It just totally messed him up."
He stayed with Ms. WATTS for two months, weeping often. She didn't believe he was addicted to drugs at the time, but knew he'd battled alcoholism. He moved out in early 2006, and after brief stays at two other apartments (one on Alexander Street in Toronto, where Ms. WATTS suspects he picked up a drug habit,) he moved into the building on Delisle Avenue, near Yonge Street and St. Clair Avenue.
Over the past five months, he rarely returned phone calls from Friends. His only family, a sister, lives on the East Coast. While falling out of contact with his design associates, it appears Mr. MAGILL, at age 64, descended into a life of drugs, sex and alcohol.
"It was just a downward spiral," Ms. WATTS said. "He was really on a descent into hell."
Friends say he continued to attend Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, but that he wasn't looking for help.
"Everyone was upset about it for him, and tried in big ways to help him," Mr. MANUEL said. "It was getting to a point where I couldn't cope with his problems."
Mr. MAGILL became insular, only saying a quick hello to neighbours and choosing not to place his name in his building's front-door tenant directory.
He often brought in young male guests - "junkies," one tenant said - who neighbours believed to be lovers of his. "He got really mixed up in the wrong crowd," Ms. WATTS said.
But Mr. MAGILL, a proud man who spoke in such a way that neighbours believed he had a British accent, was shy about the relationships with young men. He would often send his partners up alone in an elevator so as not to arouse suspicion, neighbours said.
On Monday night, two men knocked on the door of his second-floor apartment. Mr. MAGILL let them in while a 23-year-old man living with him, identified by neighbours as his boyfriend of three months, was in the shower.
Soon afterward, Toronto police said, Mr. MAGILL had been stabbed "multiple" times and lay dead in his home.
"I believe he knew his attackers - at least one of them anyway. He opened the door," Detective Sergeant Dan NIELSEN said.
His 23-year-old guest heard the commotion and called police at 10: 42 p.m. He has been interviewed by police - saying he saw two men flee but was unable to give descriptions - and is not considered a suspect, police said.
Officers are reviewing security tapes from nearby buildings and found cocaine in Mr. MAGILL's apartment. They have made no arrests.
His frequent guests didn't please the superintendents of the 104-unit building. Much like his Friends, his neighbours warned him about the dangerous life he was leading, with young men coming and going.
"How can I say it nicely? I mentioned it many times, his 'friends,' said Agnes FORIKA, 47, with a knowing wink. "I promised him: 'One of them will kill you, Ross.' "
Mr. MAGILL is Toronto's 30th homicide of the year. An autopsy is scheduled for today.

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MAGILL o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-07-21 published
Sport utility vehicle's driver sought in triple homicide
By Timothy APPLEBY with files from Colin FREEZE and the Canadian Press, Page A1
Toronto -- Homicide detectives Sunday night were hunting the driver of a bullet-riddled sport utility vehicle, found abandoned in a tranquil Etobicoke neighbourhood with the bodies of three young men inside.
All three had been shot to death and then apparently driven in a stolen Nissan Pathfinder to Lunness Road near the intersection of Browns Line and Lake Shore Boulevard, close to the dividing line between west Toronto and Mississauga.
The trio were identified early last night as Adrian Inglis BANNERMAN, 29, Aaron Brendan MacDONALD, 20, and Kurt Atiba CHARLES, 27.
All three victims are from Toronto, pushing the city's homicide tally so far this year to 35.
Detective-Sergeant Dean BURKS of the homicide squad said the slain men had been at a nightclub a few hours earlier and that the incident may be gang-related.
The bodies and the gold-coloured sport utility vehicle were discovered at around 3 a.m. and identifying the men was initially complicated by the fact that they had apparently been stripped of their identification.
But clues swiftly began arriving as Friends and relatives converged on the scene in the early-morning hours, including a distraught man who said one of the victims was his younger brother.
“I know who did this, they killed my little brother” the man screamed as he ducked under the yellow crime-scene tape and ran toward the Nissan before being detained by police and taken to the 22 Division station for questioning.
Det.-Sgt. BURKS said none of the victims was in the driver's seat of the car and that the bodies had likely been transported to the neighbourhood from elsewhere. Highway 427 and the Queen Elizabeth Way are both a short drive from where the car was found.
As well, bullet holes in the Nissan's chassis indicated that the shooting was done from outside the car.
“We have information that there was another person in the vehicle and we're making efforts to locate that individual, ” Det.-Sgt. BURKS said.
Police said no one in the neighbourhood heard any gunshots or saw the car arrive on Lunness Road. The first cruisers on the scene arrived in response to a telephone tip.
Torrential, on-off rain throughout the morning further hampered the investigation.
The 10-year-old Nissan appears to have been stolen or borrowed. A check on its licence plate showed it to be registered to an Ontario resident with the Ukrainian surname CHORNOMAZ.
Contacted Sunday by The Globe and Mail, an Etobicoke woman with that name said she did not wish to discuss the matter.
Leafy and normally peaceful, Lunness Boulevard backs on to Alderwood Memorial Park and is part of a residential community where crime is rare.
“It's a great neighbourhood, everybody is friendly, something like this has never happened here before, ” a male resident said.
Word of what had happened, however, seems to have spread quickly.
As the investigation got under way, the Nissan protected from the rain by a tarpaulin, a young woman drove up and told a Globe photographer and police that she knew one of the victims and that she is pregnant with his child.
A second young woman who arrived with a group of male Friends said she was from Brampton and that she too knew at least one of the deceased.
Then came the man who said one of the victims was his brother.
The triple homicide brought the number of killings in Toronto over the previous week to six.
On Monday, William Ross MAGILL, 64, was stabbed to death at his mid-town apartment.
On Thursday, 17-year-old Shazad KHAWAJA was shot to death in the east end.
And in another homicide this past weekend, Michael WATSON, 28, was shot at a strip mall on Scarborough's Rylander Boulevard early Saturday morning.
In addition, four other people were wounded during the past week in non-fatal shootings.
Despite the short-term surge in killings, the year's homicide total of 35 is still six lower than it was at the same time last year.

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MAGINNIS o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-04-26 published
MAGINNIS, Marilyn A.L. (née LAMPMAN)
At the Stratford General Hospital on Monday, April 21, 2008. Marilyn A.L. (née LAMPMAN) MAGINNIS of Bayfield in her 67th year. Beloved wife of Leonard "Len" J. MAGINNIS for over 48 years. Dear mother of Gerald "Gerby" MAGINNIS (Teresa Janik) of Woodstock, Julie Ann WARDLE of Cambridge and Michael and his wife Colleen of Woodstock. Loved grandmother of Alecia WARDLE (Matt JONES,) Shari WARDLE (Nick KELLY), Christine WARDLE, Travis MAGINNIS and Abbey MAGINNIS. Dear sister of Cecil, Carolyn, Barb and Wendy. Predeceased by brothers Paul and Roy. Marilyn had been a past member of the Beachville Optimisses Club. Friends and relatives are invited to join with the family for a memorial visitation to be held at the Longworth Funeral Home, 845 Devonshire Ave., Woodstock 519-539-0004 on Wednesday, April 30, 2008 from 2: 30-4:30 p.m. Cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society. Online condolences www.longworthfuneralhome.com.

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MAGLARIS o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-02-16 published
MAGLARIS, Kalliope " Kay"
Peacefully at Elmwood Place on Thursday, February 14, 2008 Kalliope (Kay) MAGLARIS of London in her 96th year. Beloved wife of the late Peter MAGLARIS. Dear aunt of Bill and Christina DAVAKOS of London, Bill and his wife Maria, Anna, Ted and his wife Rose, Bill and his wife Donna, George and his wife Maria, Peter, Tina and her husband Angelo, Connie and her husband Ernie, Kary and her husband Alex, Angela and her husband Danny, Christina, Theodora and her husband Nick. Also loved by many great nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the Logan Funeral Home, 371 Dundas St. (between Waterloo and Colborne St.) on Monday, February 18th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 131 Southdale Road W. on Tuesday, February 19, 2008 at 1 p.m. with Father Elias DROSSOS officiating. Interment Woodland Cemetery. Prayers will be held in the chapel Monday evening at 8 p.m. Friends who wish may make memorial donations to Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church. Online condolences www.loganfh.ca A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Kalliope MAGLARIS.

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MAGLIARO o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-04-29 published
READ, Richard C.
On Friday, April 25, 2008, Richard C. READ of Kilworth passed away suddenly at the age of 64 at Victoria Hospital. Beloved husband of Patricia READ. Loving father of Trisha (Pat) MAGLIARO and Todd (Denis) REPUSHKA. Dear brother of Joanna (Arthur) MEEKE and Gerald (Rachel) READ. Also survived by a sister-in-law Linda (Paul) READ, Patricia's brother and sisters, their families as well as his nieces and nephews. Richard will be sadly missed by his faithful companion Diamond. Predeceased by his parents Edmund and Margaret and his brother Barry. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at St. George's Parish, 1164 Commissioners Road West, London, on Thursday, May 1, 2008 at 12: 00 noon. Family interment of ashes in Holy Cross Cemetery, Toronto, at a later date. Richard was a dreamer, so making others dreams come true seems only fitting. Richard did not have the experience of being a grandfather, so in his passing, he can make the wishes of others' children come alive. Therefore, those wishing to make a donation in memory of Richard are asked to consider the Make-a-Wish Foundation. Westview Funeral Chapel, 519-641-1793, entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences may be sent condolences@westviewfuneralhome.com

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MAGNES o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-03-01 published
KESSEL, Mary (née LIPCHIN)
Peacefully on Thursday, February 28, 2008 at North York General Hospital. Mary KESSEL, beloved wife and best friend of Joseph for 55 years. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Alan and Sharon, Brian and Cheryl, and Clive and Natasha. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Louis and Rhoda LIPCHIN, and Ann MAGNES. Devoted Oma of Orli, Maddie, Sarah, Matthew, Gillian, Tatania, Eric, Sasha and Paul. At Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel, 2401 Steeles Avenue West (3 lights west of Dufferin) for service on Sunday, March 2, 2008 at 10: 00 a.m. Interment Community Section of Pardes Shalom Cemetery. Shiva 66 Gypsy Roseway through Tuesday, Evening March 4th. Memorial donations may be made to the Baycrest Hospital Foundation, 416-785-2875.

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MAGNUSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-04-23 published
MAGNUSON, Rose Emma (née BELIVEAU)
On Tuesday, April 22, 2008, Rose Emma MAGNUSON passed away peacefully in her 91st year. Beloved wife for almost sixty years of the late Edgar Theodore MAGNUSON. Dear mother of Karen WEILER, mother-in-law of Bobby and grandmother of Nancy and Catherine. Sister of the late Patricia CROTEAU and the late Madgella CHAMBERS. Survived by sister Beatrice GENDRON, 93, nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews. Rose spent most of her life in Saskatchewan and enjoyed such outdoor activities as gardening, picking wild berries, fishing, boating and swimming. The long Saskatchewan winters turned her into an avid bridge player and she became a Life Master. Another favourite pastime was listening to music and she loved any music that had a beat. After moving to Toronto, she spent many happy hours attending local concerts and musical shows, always perfectly turned out with hat and gloves. A feisty, independent senior, she eventually succumbed to the ravages of Alzheimer's disease. The family wishes to express a very special thanks for their loving care, companionship and support, to her personal support worker, Neverlyn JAMES, and the other devoted members of her 24/7 team, Marialyn AGUILLON and Juvy BALQUIN. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Senior Persons Resident In North Toronto homecare program, the Victorian Order of Nurses, or the Temmy Latner Centre for Palliative Care at Mount Sinai Hospital. The individuals within these organizations enabled Rose to end her days in dignity in her own surroundings. Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted in Blessed Sacrament Church, 24 Cheritan Avenue (Yonge Street south of Lawrence Avenue), on Thursday at 11 a.m. In accordance with her wishes, Rose will be cremated. Condolences and memories may be forwarded through www.humphreymiles.com.

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MAGOFFIN o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-03-26 published
MAGOFFIN, Doris Marie
At her residence on Tuesday, March 25, 2008. Doris Marie MAGOFFIN of Caressant Care Woodstock and formerly of Braeside Street, Woodstock in her 89th year. Beloved wife of the late Archie Campbell MAGOFFIN (2002.) Dear mother of Jim MAGOFFIN and his wife Shirley of Woodstock and Don MAGOFFIN and his wife Sharron of Sweaburg. Loved grandmother of five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her sisters Celia, Edna, Lenora, Josephine and her twin sister Dora. Doris was the last surviving member of her own family. Friends may call at the Longworth Funeral Home, 845 Devonshire Ave., Woodstock, (519-539-0004) on Thursday, March 27, 2008 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the complete funeral service will be held in the chapel on Friday at 11: 00 a.m. with Doctor James DAVEY officiating. Interment in the Oxford Memorial Park Cemetery. Contributions to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be appreciated. Online condolences at www.longworthfuneralhome.com

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MAGON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2008-07-25 published
D'CRUZ, Felix
Passed away on Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008 at the Seven Oaks Home for the Aged. Beloved husband of Auroliana for 63 years. Loving father of Lydia (Francis) D'SOUZA of Montreal, Cecilia (Michael) MENDES of Toronto, Edwin (Christine) D'CRUZ of Mississauga and the late George D'CRUZ. Cherished grandfather of Karen (Sandeep) MAGON, Neil (Marlene) D'SOUZA, Sharon Ann, Dylan, Sheena, Edwina D'CRUZ, Charlene, Malcolm MENDES and great-grandchildren Saajin, Seyvik MAGON, Marcus, and Lauren D'SOUZA. Dear father-in-law of Augusta of Oman. Resting at the Highland Funeral Home 3280 Sheppard Ave. East (Warden and Sheppard) with visitation from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday. Funeral Mass will be celebrated 10: 00 a.m. Saturday, July 26th at Saint_Joseph's Church, 200 Morrish Rd. Toronto. Interment Christ the King Cemetery, 7770 Steeles Ave. East, Markham, Ontario. Donations to Seven Oaks Home for the Aged or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

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MAGOULAS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-07-26 published
CHILDS, Philip Harry Routley
Philip Harry Routley CHILDS died peacefully, surrounded by his family, at Kingston General Hospital on July 24, at the age of 83. Born in Yeovil, Somerset from a long line of west-countrymen, he found himself at 14 on the south coast of England in 1940 with a vintage Ross rifle to fend off the Germans. Between 17 and 19, better equipped, he saw action as a subaltern with 141 Royal Armoured Corps, (the Buffs) in North West Europe. Retrained for Japan, in August 1945 he was redirected to the Middle East and seconded to the Arab Legion, a posting which gave him a life-long affection for the Arab people, particularly the Bedouin. With life in postwar England holding little attraction, he emigrated to Canada and by mid 1948 received his third commission, as an officer of the Lord Strathcona's Horse, leading him in the following years to locations as diverse as Staff College, Vietnam with the International Control Commission, the United States and Ghana. On retirement in the mid 1970s he became a law student, exchanging a crew cut for longer hair and a beard and acquiring new Friends only slightly older and cooler than his children. A small town law practice in Kemptville preceded a further career founding the legal division of the Auditor General's Office of Canada. A final retirement opened a very happy period on Sand Lake welcoming birds, beasts, Friends and family. Beyond his life long knack for finding himself in the world's hot spots, Philip was a loving husband and father, a genial host and bon vivant, an enthusiastic traveler, an avid reader, a mechanical wizard, and an accomplished woodworker; capable of fixing a washing machine while debating world history or quoting obscure poets, practical in small things and unbendably principled and idealistic in larger ones. He believed very strongly in justice and was convinced that finding truth was the surest route to achieve it. He is survived by his beloved wife of 56 years, Eileen, his children Peter (Maureen McEVOY,) Andrew (Pauline ANDERSON,) Caroline (Babis MAGOULAS) and Michael (Danielle ST- VINCENT,) his 7 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. A remembrance and celebration of his life, followed by a reception, will be held at Sand Lake: 130 Powell Bay Road, Elgin, Ontario, at 2 p.m. Saturday, August 16. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of your choice.

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MAGUIRE o@ca.on.manitoulin.howland.little_current.manitoulin_expositor 2008-07-02 published
Cecilia (Cissie) SIM (née MAGUIRE)
In loving memory of Cecilia (Cissie) SIM, (July 9, 1898 - June 29, 2008)
who passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 29th, 2008 after 109 years of
life on Manitoulin Island. Cecilia is now reunited in heaven with her
late husband Grenville who passed away in 1975. Loving mother to Cora
(Glen) and Roberta (Carl, predeceased). Cecilia was predeceased by
brothers and sisters Esther, George, John, Edith, Mary, Owen, Oswald and
William. She will be sadly missed by her grandchildren Sandie COND, Lynn
(Judy) COND, Larry (Kerrie) COND, Robert BROWN, Gary (Christie) BROWN,
Janice (Gerry) BROWN, Michael (Shelley) BROWN, Heather (James) NICHOLS,
Anne (Barry) McDONALD, Bonnie (Jamie) DOWHANIUK, Frances (Tony) BRUYNS,
David (Marnie) BROWN, Mary (Oscar) SIMIONI, her 31 great grandchildren,
and her 4 great great grandchildren. Visitation will take place Friday,
July 4th from 7 pm to 9 pm at Knox United Church, Manitowaning. Funeral
service will be held on Saturday, July 5th at 2 pm at Knox United Church
officiated by Reverend Martin GARNISS. Funeral arrangements by Island
Funeral Home. Interment in Hilly Grove Cemetery. In memoriam donations
may be made to Mindemoya Hospital Auxiliary, Centennial Manor in Little
Current or Knox United Church.

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MAGUIRE o@ca.on.manitoulin.howland.little_current.manitoulin_expositor 2008-07-02 published
Donald James HEMBRUFF
In loving memory of Donald James Hembruff, September 2, 1928 - June 27, 2008.
Peacefully and suddenly at his home early on Friday morning at the
age of 79. Beloved husband of Norma (née MOGGY.) Cherished father of
Brenda (husband Doug MAGUIRE) of Toronto and Karla (husband Gerald
Lovelace) of Little Current. Devoted grandfather of Geoffrey and Joel.
Will be greatly missed by brother William Hembruff (friend Mary Lences)
of Hamilton and sister Marilyn (husband Morris Harasym predeceased) of
Manitowaning. Brother-in-law to Hugh and wife Marilyn Moggy of
Manitowaning, Rae and husband John Skippen of Green Bay, Glenn and wife
Marilyn Moggy of Bidwell, William Moggy and friend Jill Carr of
Manitowaning. Don was an uncle and great uncle of many. The funeral
service was held at 11 am Monday, June 30, 2008 at the Knox United Church
in Manitowaning, with burial at the Hilly Grove Cemetery.

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MAGUIRE o@ca.on.manitoulin.howland.little_current.manitoulin_expositor 2008-07-23 published
Cecilia (Cissie) SIM was an eyewitness to three centuries
By Michael Erskine
MANITOULIN – She was the queen of Squirreltown, the revered matriarch of
a storied family and a woman whose love and compassion inspired everyone
she met in the course of a life that spanned nearly 110 years and three
of the most interesting centuries of human endeavour.
“She was certainly the Island’s oldest resident,” said great-nephew Rob
MAGUIRE of Manitowaning. “When you think about it, she wasn’t that far
off being one of the oldest people in the world.”
Mr. MAGUIRE gave testimony to the life of his great aunt and her impact
on him. “She was always there and I never, ever, heard her say a bad
thing about anybody,” he said. “We all cherished aunt Cissie – I feel
blessed to have known her.”
Mr. MAGUIRE said that the measure of a person’s impact on the world could
often be seen in the values of the families they build. “She epitomized
what family is all about – loving, caring and sharing,” he said. “You
look at the BROWN and COND families and they are full of loving, caring
people – that came down from Aunt Cissie.”
Mrs. Sim was born Cecilia MAGUIRE on July 9, 1898. She was born to John
and Cecilia MAGUIRE on a farm in Bidwell, moving with her parents to the
farm in Hilly Grove when she was about a year old. She remained on that
farm until her marriage to Grenville Sim in the Hilly Grove United Church
on July 8, 1924. It was a love affair that lasted until Mr. Sim died in 1975.
“Mom used to always say that her birthday present that year was my dad,”
said Roberta BROWN, “She loved him very much.”
Mrs. BROWN and her sister Cora COND of Sault Sainte Marie were the two
children born to Cissie Sim and her husband. There were 13 grandchildren
and 31 great grandchildren and four great great grandchildren. It is said
that few families even know their ancestors names back past two
generations, let alone recall three generations back. For the descendants
of Cissie Sim, they actually met and knew her, and were privy to her
stories of life in another age.
“We were truly blessed,” said Mr. MAGUIRE.
Mrs. Sim excelled in the role of farmer’s wife and pioneer – but she was
far from being of rough stock. “Oh how mumma could bake,” recalled Mrs.
COND. “She could work all day in the kitchen baking and not get a spot of
flour on her clothes – she was spotless.”
Mrs. Sim also excelled as the consummate seamstress. “My mother’s mother
was a seamstress in Scotland,” said Mrs. BROWN. “I guess she passed it
down to momma. Cora is a good seamstress too – but I think it passed me
by.” Mrs. BROWN recalled that her mother made most of the family’s
clothes. “I think I was about 16 before I got my first store-bought coat.”
Mrs. Sim was always impeccably groomed and stylishly dressed – whether
she was on her way to play in the United or Anglican Church.
“I remember a story about the Anglican minister at the time, a Mr.
Peltier – quite a character, a jolly, huge man,” said Mrs. COND. “He told
his parish council that: ‘We will hire Cecilia Sim to play the organ at
the same price as last year.’ Of course she played for nothing. She never charged.”
Life was not easy for the Sim family, having lived through the Great
Depression – not to mention the stringent rationing of two world wars –
but perspective is enlightening. Her favorite epoch, she said in her
final years, was the Depression.
“Leave it to this amazing woman to see the good in such a devastating
time,” said Jamie Dowhaniuk, a great-grand_son-in-law during the eulogy he
delivered at her service. “She said it (the Depression) was good because
it was a time that brought people together.”
Mrs. Sim would say hello to everyone she met – in the grocery store,
getting the mail, just walking down the street. “She always said, “You
never know when your paths will cross again,” recalled Mrs. BROWN.
Cissie Sim was witness to the transition from horse and buggy to
spaceships – it is impossible for a third millennium mind to fully grasp
the changes she had seen. Her husband always farmed with a horse, never
even owning a tractor, even though he farmed right into the 1970s.
Asked what the best technological advance had been, she without
hesitating would reply ‘hydro,’ recalled Mrs. BROWN. “If you could
imagine, she always kept the family’s clothes spotless, even the whites,
and she did it all with her bare hands and a washboard.”
Although hydro may have freed Mrs. Sim from the drudgery of the
washboard, not everything about it was sublime.
“She would never cook the turkey in the electric stove,” recalled Mrs.
COND. “She said it tasted better (from a wood-fired oven.”) Mrs. Sim
would somewhat less than affectionately refer to the electric stove
as “that thing.” The dishwasher was known even less lovingly as “the
animal.”
“Given the choice,” said Mr. Dowhaniuk, “she would have starved “the
animal” and done all of her dishes by hand.”
Mrs. Sim continued to wash her own windows into her 90s.
Mr. Dowhaniuk listed the lessons his great-grandmother Cissie imparted to
her Friends and family through example in her long life.
“Treat everyone with kindness. She said hello to people she met on the
street, in stores, at doctor’s offices…’You never know’ she would
say ‘Our paths may not cross again.’
Any guests to her home were given a most genuine heartfelt welcome and
the royal treatment after that – starting with a scrumptious tea party.
They were never rushed out or made to feel they were imposing. In fact,
when guests announced it was time to leave, they were met with
resistance – ‘You can’t leave yet.’
Another lesson learned, continued Mr. Dowhaniuk, was to “support your
family. The story that comes to mind happened when she wanted her sister
Mary Lane to move in with her so that grandma could look after her. She
was inconsolable when she was told that it was not a good idea – after
all she was only 95 and needed to look after her sister.”
Mrs. Sim garnered useful habits through her life, he said, including
to “be resourceful and conserve. Grandma modeled this behaviour and it no
doubt came as a result of living through the Depression and two world
wars having lived through times when flour and sugar were rationed. Those
experiences develop life-long habits of conservation – always using the
outhouse to conserve the well water, using cereal bags to wrap food, and
using a peeler instead of a knife so as not to cut too much of the
vegetable off.”
“Take care of yourself. Grandma Cissie was very active and fit as an
equal partner on the farm. She always looked her best, whether she was
working in the fields, painting her fence, washing windows – she was
always decked out, hair done, nails done, and dressed to the nines,” said
Mr. Dowhaniuk. “Although she paid a lot of attention to her outer
wrapping, we all know her true beauty was on the inside. And taking care
of yourself also involves living with your eyes open – as big as saucers,
maybe, and standing up for what you believe.”
But perhaps the most important lesson of all Mr. Dowhaniuk related during
his eulogy was to: “Live your love. Grandma Cissie modeled a loving
relationship with Grenville, the love of her life. I’ve often heard of
those wishing to pattern their love after their relationship. They met in
a one-room schoolhouse, were married in 1924, and the rest, as they say,
is history. Their thorough love was apparent in their marriage as they
worked together, and played together. Whether it was their fifth, 15th or
50th anniversary year, there they were, sitting side-by-side in whatever
mode of transportation they had at the time. She has missed him so much
these past 33 years – there wasn’t a day that she didn’t miss him, not a
day didn’t think of him and look forward to being reunited with him. They
say absence makes the heart grow fonder – oh my goodness. If you saw how
much in love they were, just imagine augmenting that over 33 years –
that’s life-long love.”
Cissie Sim lived a fruitful life and she left behind a legacy to her
community. That legacy will span 10 times 10 the long years of her life
here, on earth. She embodied all that is right and good in the rural
lifestyle.

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MAGUIRE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-02-22 published
MAGUIRE, William Robert (1916-2008)
At Chelsey Park Nursing Home on Wednesday, February 20, 2008, William Robert MAGUIRE passed away in his 92nd year. Loving husband of the late Erma I. (PEART) MAGUIRE (April 22, 1998.) Survived by 5 brothers and 3 sisters and predeceased by a brother Bev. Loving father to Terry and wife Diana, Paul and friend Samantha, Donna McLEAN and Patsy and husband Nathan HORTON. Also survived by 12 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. Dad was an active member of the Lions Club International, Past President of the Ontario Barber Association and Past Chair of the London Transit Commission. Dad was also a passionate owner/trainer of standardbred race horses for over 30 years. He will be sadly missed by family and Friends. Many thanks to all the 5th floor staff at Chelsey Park. Visitation will be held at the Westview Funeral Chapel, 709 Wonderland Road North, on Friday from 2: 00-4:00 p.m. and 7: 00-9:00 p.m. where the funeral service will be conducted on Saturday, February 23, 2008 at 4: 30 p.m. Cremation to follow with family interment of ashes in Beechwood Cemetery, Forest at a later date. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Robert are asked to consider the Canadian Diabetes Association or the charity of your choice. Online condolences may be sent to condolences@westviewfuneralchapel.com.

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MAGUIRE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-05-09 published
CHAMBERS, Gloria Selena
At Queensway Nursing Home, Hensall on Wednesday, May 7, 2008 Gloria Selena CHAMBERS formerly of Exeter in her 68th year. Beloved daughter of the late Edward and Mary (MAGUIRE) CHAMBERS. Dear sister of Patricia PRIESTLEY of Tilbury. Also survived by nieces, nephews, cousins and friend Phil REGIER. Predeceased by a sister Joyce and her husband Lorne PRESZCATOR and a brother-in-law Bill PRIESTLEY. Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 370 William Street, 1 west of Main, Exeter on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service will be held on Saturday, May 10th at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Paul ROSS officiating. Interment Exeter Cemetery. Donations to Community Living South Huron or the Queensway Nursing Home would be appreciated by the family. Condolences may be forwarded through www.haskettfh.com

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MAGUIRE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-06-28 published
FULLER, Grant
Peacefully surrounded by his family at Victoria Hospital, on Friday, June 27, 2008, Mr. Grant FULLER of London in his 79th year. Beloved husband of Sylvia STEELS. Dear father of Anne-Marie FORD and Lois KOLSTEIN and step-father of Sherry MAGUIRE (Wayne) and Bill BOWERS (Laurie), Lorrie RILES (Jim), and Vicki SCHIMMER (Peter). Loving Grandfather to several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Fondly remembered by his brother Cecil FULLER and by his sister Beatrice DRYSDALE. Sadly missed by Dudley. A memorial service will be conducted at the Westview Funeral Chapel, 709 Wonderland Road North, on Monday, June 30th, 2008 at 11: 00 a.m. with visitation one hour prior to the service. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Grant are asked to consider the London Health Sciences Foundation-Cancer Centre. The family wish to extend their sincere thanks to Community Care Access Centre, St. Elizabeth Health Care and Victoria Hospital, palliative care unit. Online condolences accepted at condolences@westviewfuneralchapel.com

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MAGUIRE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-06-30 published
BESTERD, Harvey F.
Peacefully at Parkwood Hospital, on Friday, June 27, 2008 Harvey F. BESTERD of R.R.#2, Belmont in his 87th year. Predeceased by his wife Ruth (née SKEATES.) Loving father of Judy BESTARD (husband Tom) of R.R.#2, Belmont. Sadly missed by his grandchildren Robert BESTARD (wife Kristy) of Angus, Ontario; Jason BESTARD (wife Karrie) of Woodstock and Angela BESTARD of Brisbane, Australia and great-grandchildren Jordyn, Sydney and Ethan. Dear brother of Dorothy COWIN, Shirley MAGUIRE, Doug BESTERD (wife Millie), Lorraine REID (husband Gord,) Bill BESTERD and Betty Lou HUNT all of London and Marjorie Pracey of Windsor, and predeceased by sister Ruth Parker. Friends will be received at the Bieman Funeral Home, Dorchester on Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday, July 2, 2008 at 11: 00 a.m. (with visitation one hour prior). Interment to follow at Dorchester Union Cemetery. Memorial donations to the London Salvation Army Citadel or the Burlington Congregational Church gratefully acknowledged. Special thanks to Doctor WILSON and the staff of 4B-South at Parkwood Hospital for their exceptional care.

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