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"MEW" 2008 Obituary


MEW o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-05-27 published
MEW, Ken, D.F.C., Glider Pilot Regiment
Reverend Kenneth MEW was born on July 9, 1915 in Liverpool, England and died peacefully on May 23, 2008 in his 93rd year. Ken was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross in 1945 for his part in the D-Day, Arnhem and Rhine airborne operations. In 1982 he was awarded the World Methodist Peace Prize for his work in promoting interracial adult education in war torn Rhodesia (Zimbabwe).
Ken will be sadly missed by his loving wife of nearly 60 years, Lilian (nee: RICE;) his daughter Jane (Peter) HAMILTON; his sons: David (Tessa) of South Africa and Richard of England; grandchildren Tania, Simon, Natasha, Timothy, Stephen, Anoushka and Skye.
Ken's family is very grateful to Doctor Bradstock and the staff of Shepherds Care for all the care and compassion they gave Ken in his last year of life.
A Celebration of Life will be held at Saint Paul's United Church, 11526 - 76th Ave, Edmonton on Saturday, May 31, 2008 at 2: 00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Doctors without Borders (Medecins sans Frontiers), 720 Spadina Avenue, Suite 402 Toronto, Ontario. M5S 2T9.
Serenity Funeral Service, Edmonton, Alberta 780-450-0101. Condolences:

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