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PILAT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-03-17 published
BYNG, William Thomas
Peacefully on March 14, 2008 in Sarnia, formerly of Windsor and Oakville. Predeceased by his beloved wife Laura in 2006 and dear daughter Susan ZALESKI in 2007 (Michael.) Cherished father of Nancy and husband Andrew PILAT, Sarnia. Loving grandad of Sarah, John, Allison and Heather PILAT, and Melany and Matthew ZALESKI. Dear brother of George BYNG of Alberta and Jack BYNG of Windsor. Bill was a respected teacher and building construction consultant in Windsor and the Greater Toronto Area for over 35 years. The funeral service will be held at Victoria Greenlawn Memorial Chapel and Reception Centre, Windsor (519-969-3939), on Tuesday, March 18, 2008 at 2: 00 p.m. If desired, memorial donations may be made to www.heartandstroke.ca/. Arrangements entrusted to Morris Sutton Funeral Home. www.msuttonfuneral.ca

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PILD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-06-04 published
PILD, Riho
Peacefully on Monday, June 2, 2008 at Bethany Lodge at the age of 70 years. Beloved husband of 43 years to Patricia. Loving father of David Olav and Katherine Tiiu. Proud grandpa of Emily, Ethan and Callum. Predeceased by his parents Valeria (KIMBERG) and Harold PILD. Dear nephew of Eva and Able LEE and cousin of Margus and Margaret and their daughter Laura. Dear brother-in-law of Garry, Robert (Marilyn), Nancy and Barney and uncle of Andrew, Christopher, Maggie, Matthew, Michael and Tricia. Riho will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by his family and Friends in Canada and Estonia. At Riho's request cremation will take place and a memorial service will be held at a later date. Funeral arrangements entr usted to Chapel Ridge Funeral Home (905-305-8508). As an expression of sympathy donations can be made to Bethany Lodge 23 Second Street, Unionville, Ontario, L3R 2C2. Riho, your positive attitude and example of living life to the fullest will carry on in us even though you are gone; you were truly a great inspiration.

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PILE o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2008-05-22 published
PILE, Catherine “Kay” (née BILLINGS)
Teacher, artist, dramatist; gardener, lover of nature, reader friend, advocate and volunteer, Catherine died peacefully in her sleep Sunday May 18th in her 89th year. Catherine was a proud and loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was predeceased by her beloved husband and best friend Ronald PILE, and will always be loved and remembered by her children Carolyn and Peter DAY of Southampton, Roger and Anne PILE of Sudbury and Dwight PILE of Elora, by her six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren, and by her many Friends. Born in Cayuga, Ontario, Catherine graduated from Queen's University in 1941. Married to Ron in 1943, they were posted to Vancouver, Prince Rupert and Newfoundland during the war, then settled in Barrie for 25 years, where she taught English and Drama at BDCC, was President of the Canadian Club and an active member of Collier Street United Church. Catherine and Ron moved to Paris in 1975 and lived there for 30 years. Catherine taught at the Ross MacDonald School for the Blind, was President of Canadian Federation of University Women Brantford, and an active member of Saint Paul's United Church. After Ron's death Catherine moved to Saugeen Shores where she was a member of Canadian Federation of University Women Southport and Southampton United Church. Catherine and Ron spent their winters at Crescent Beach in Florida, and their summers at “The Cottage” at Tea Lake, which since 1952 has been the centre of family gatherings and fun. Friends may call at the Eagleson Funeral Home, Southampton, on Sunday May 25, 2008, from 7-9 p.m. A Celebration of Catherine's life will be held on Monday May 26 at 2: 00 p.m. at the Southampton United Church. Donations in Catherine's name may be made to Doctors Without Borders or Southampton United Church. Condolences maybe forwarded to the family through www.eaglesonfuneralhome.com

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PILEGGI o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-06-07 published
RIGLEY, James " Jim" Paul
At University Hospital, surrounded by his family on June 5th, 2008, James (Jim) Paul in his 78th year passed away after a brief but courageous battle. Beloved husband of Bernice (2000). Loving father of Diane Laur and her husband Dale, devoted grandfather of Jamie and Lindsay; loving father of Carol CLASSEN, devoted grandfather of Drew and Breanne; loving father of Trish PILEGGI, devoted grandfather of Kenzie. Jim was born in Glasgow, Scotland and immigrated to Canada. Although Jim's family immigrated to Australia there have been many wonderful memories that have touched his heart throughout the decades with trips to Australia and wonderful letters, cards, calls and most recently through email notes. Jim is predeceased by his parents Tom and Margaret (nee MURPHY;) brothers and sisters, Grace, John, Dan, Jenny, Tom, Davie and two infant sisters Susan and Jean; and brothers-in-law Murray (Reen) BELL, and Alvin BELL. Jim was the much loved brother and friend of Eddie and Lily and will be greatly missed. Jim was an Uncle and Great Uncle and cherished by many wonderful nieces and nephews in Australia. Devoted and loving Uncle to Murray and Reen BELL's daughter Judy (BELL) WITTON and her husband Phil, and Great Uncle to Lori in Canada. Special thanks to Maurice O'CALLAGHAN, long time close friend of Jim's, Friends of the family Jason McDONALD, Brett BUTCHART, Brian KILCAN and Stephanie RUHLOFF, the wonderful and dedicated nurses and doctors in the Intensive Care Unit at University Hospital, and to Pam Gosnell for all of her compassionate care. To all of Jim's family and Friends a fond farewell and A Wee Deoch-And-Doris if ye can say "It's a braw, bricht moon-light nicht: Ye're a: richt, ye ken! Visitation will be held on Sunday from 2: 00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. at the Westview Funeral Chapel, 709 Wonderland Road North, where the funeral service will be conducted on Monday, June 9th, 2008 at 11: 00 a.m. Interment, Woodland Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial donations to the Canadian National Institute for the Blind for RP Research would be greatly appreciated. Online condolences at condolences@westviewfuneralchapel.com

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PILGRIM o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2008-02-16 published
GIBBONS, Marlene (née MARTIN)
It is with great sadness that the family of Marlene GIBBONS announces her passing at the age of 51 years, on Friday, February 15th, 2008. Marlene will be dearly missed by her soul mate and beloved husband of 34 years, Frank GIBBONS. She will be forever in the hearts of her daughter Caroline and her husband Kevin PURDY of Port Elgin, Francine and her partner Jay PILGRIM of Kitchener, her son Thomas and his wife Susan of Port Elgin and youngest daughter Tracey and her partner Michael HASTINGS of Southampton. Nana by blood, and mother by heart to William GIBBONS. Loving and devoted Nana to Frankie, Abbigail, Cloe, Olivia, J.R., Michael and Lauren. Special Nana and second mother to many. Loving sister and sister-in-law to Eileen and Adrian TUNS, Wayne and Deanna MARTIN, Joan and Paul SCHILDROTH, Mike and Nancy MARTIN, Eleanor and Paul PETRIE, Roger GIBBONS, Ronnie GIBBONS, Murray and Edith GIBBONS. Marlene will be greatly missed by her mother Marie MARTIN and father-in-law Reg GIBBONS. Marlene is predeceased by her father Bruce MARTIN, her mother-in-law Marietta GIBBONS, and her brother-in-law William RICHARD (Billy) GIBBONS. A Celebration of Life will take place on Tuesday, February, 19th at 11: 00 a.m. at the South-Port Pentecostal Temple, Hwy 21, Sparks Corner with the Rev. Gord CLARK officiating. Donations to the Port Elgin Salvation Army Foodbank or to the Children's Ministries of South-Port Pentecostal Temple would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Arrangements in care of the W. Kent Milroy Port Elgin Chapel. Portrait and memorial online at www.milroyfuneralhomes.com

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PILGRIM o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-07-23 published
PAOLUCCI, Pat
At his residence on Monday, July 21st, 2008, Pat PAOLUCCI of London in his 61st year. Beloved husband of Linda (BROOKS) PAOLUCCI. Pat is survived by his family, Shannon DUBARRY (Steve,) Wendy PILGRIM (Andrew SERVICE) and Kelly PILGRIM (Jamie LAFRAMBOIS) as well as grandchildren Nathan and Lauren, Jacob and Landon. Also sadly missed by dear Friends, Barry and Wendy GILMOUR and their children Megan and Mark. Pat was proud to be on the Board of Directors of the Grand Bend Cruising Club where he had been an active member for 8 years. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 2: 00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. at the Westview Funeral Chapel, 709 Wonderland Road North, where the funeral and committal services will be conducted on Thursday, July 24th, 2008 at 11: 00 a.m. Cremation to follow. Online condolences may be sent to condolences@westviewfuneralchapel.com

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PILKEY o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-03-24 published
TAILOR/TAYLOR, John " Carmen"
At Woodstock General Hospital on Friday, March 21, 2008, John "Carmen" TAILOR/TAYLOR of Woodstock in his 83rd year. Beloved husband of Florence TAILOR/TAYLOR (née BLACKWOOD.) Loved father of Patricia HATHAWAY and her husband B.J. of Augusta, Georgia, Glen and his wife Margaret of Port Dover, Charmaine FLETCHER and her husband William of London, and John Paul of London. Dear grandfather of Sandra BROWNE (Eric) of Florida, Jena BOTSFORD (Eric) of Florida, Julie MAVIN (Craig) of Whitby, Carrie SCHAFFNER (Paul) of Windsor, Will FLETCHER (Annette) of Mull, and Kristy FLETCHER of London. Carmen is also survived by his ten great-grandchildren, his brother Wayne (Leona) of British Columbia, sister Marilyn MARSH of Nova Scotia, and his sister-in-law Elva BURK/BURKE (Glynn) of Newfoundland. Predeceased by his parents Jack and Madge TAILOR/TAYLOR of London, sister Patricia TAILOR/TAYLOR of London, and brother-in-law Ron MARSH of Nova Scotia. Friends and family will be received at the Longworth Funeral Home, 845 Devonshire Ave., Woodstock (519-539-0004) on Wednesday, March 26, 2008 from 12: 30-1:30 p.m. where a memorial service will be held in the chapel at 1: 30 p.m. with Rev. Bonnie PILKEY officiating. Contributions to the Canadian Diabetes Association, Canadian Cancer Society, or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be appreciated. Online condolences at www.longworthfuneralhome.com

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PILKINGTON o@ca.on.grey_county.artemesia.flesherton.the_flesherton_advance 2008-02-13 published
RITCHIE, John Oliver
In loving memory of a dear brother, John Oliver, who departed from us February 13, 2007.
With many thanks to the community, Friends and family for their support to us personally during the past year, and to the memorial established at Douglas College in his name. The Scholarship Fund has now grown to an Endowment* in perpetuity.
John Oliver,
"We think of you in silence.
We often speak your name.
But all we have are memories
And your picture in a frame.
They say time heals all sorrows,
And helps us to forget
But time so far has proven
How much we miss you yet"
- Rosemary RITCHIE and Wayne PILKINGTON.
*(Douglas College Foundation, P.O. Box 2503, New Westminster, British Columbia V3L 5B2)
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PILKINGTON o@ca.on.grey_county.artemesia.flesherton.the_flesherton_advance 2008-07-09 published
RITCHIE, John
In loving memory of a dear father, John, who departed from us July 6, 2007.
We think of you in silence
We often speak your name
But all we have are memories
And your picture in a frame
They say time heals all sorrows
And helps us to forget
But time so far has proven
How much we miss you yet
- Rosemary RITCHIE and Wayne PILKINGTON
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PILKINGTON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-04-23 published
STEVENSON, Charles " Gordon"
Peacefully, with his family at his side on Saturday, April 19, 2008, Charles "Gordon" STEVENSON of Tillsonburg in his 97th year. Born in Yarmouth Centre in Elgin County on March 4, 1912. Dear son of the late William STEVENSON and the former late Anne BROOKS. Resident of Tillsonburg for the past 65 years. Member of First Baptist Church serving on Finance Board, Deacon Board Moderator of Oxford Brant Association for number of years. Honorary Member of Gideons. A barber in Tillsonburg for over 72 years. Predeceased by his wife, Jean (PILKINGTON) STEVENSON, May 16, 2004. Loving father of Bill (and Pam) STEVENSON, R.R.#2 Bayfield, Paul (and Penny) STEVENSON, Clinton, Ontario, Barbara (and Grant) STEWARD/STEWART/STUART, Courtney, British Columbia, Ruth (and Albert) CHURCH, Tillsonburg. Dear brother of one sister, Mae DUVAL, Edmonton, and a sister-in-law, Kay STEVENSON, London, Ontario. Proud grandfather of 18 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by five brothers and three sisters. At the request of deceased, cremation has taken place. There will be no public visitation at the funeral home. A Memorial Service will be held at the First Baptist Church on Saturday, April 26, 2008, at 11 a.m. by Rev. Ike AMORIN. Inurnment in Mapleton Cemetery. Donations (by cheque only) can be made to the Gideon, Alzheimer Society or charity of your choice. Verhoeve Funeral Home, 262 Broadway, Tillsonburg, is in charge of arrangements, 519-842-4238

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PILLAR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-05-30 published
WILSON, Shirley Marion (née PILLAR)
At the North York General Hospital Tuesday May 27, 2008 in her 86th year. Shirley beloved wife of Malcolm R. WILSON. Loving mother of Doug BURRELL and his wife Suzanne, Pat CHAPMAN, and Karen THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON and her husband Brian. Fondly remembered by her grandchildren Shawn, Christine, Michael, Lynda, Geoff and Melanie. Great-grandmother of Jordan, Nathan, Judah, Leah, and Avery. Family will receive Friends at the W.C. Town Funeral Chapel, 110 Dundas St. East, Whitby (905) 668-3410 Saturday May 31st, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Service in the Chapel Sat 2: 30 p.m. Burial at a later date. In lieu of Flowers donation to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the Family.

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PILLEY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-02-09 published
PILLEY, Eleanor Mary
Passed away peacefully on February 3, 2008 at the age of 85. She will be greatly missed by her husband Trevor, daughter Heather (Charles), sons David (Brenda) and John (Gillian) and eight grandchildren Jenny, Andrew, Jack, Frances, Ian, Hilary, Wyatt and Lincoln. Eleanor was never happier than when surrounded by her children and grandchildren. A Service of Remembrance will be held on Friday, February 15, 2008 at 2: 00 p.m. at Hollyburn Funeral Home, 1807 Marine Drive, West Vancouver, British Columbia. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made, if desired, in Eleanor's name to the Alzheimer Society of Canada or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of British Columbia and Yukon or the British Columbia Children's Hospital. Hollyburn Funeral Home 604-922-1221.

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PILLING o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-02-25 published
KERR, Samuel Aubrey
It is with sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Samuel Aubrey KERR on February 19, 2008 at the age of 92. Predeceased by his beloved wife and solid supporter of sixty-three years Elsie Ruth (née SANDS- YAWORSKI). Admired and respected father of Ernie (Louise MARSHALL / TYSON), Robert (Angie CHIEW), grandfather to Stewart (Tonia KEIZER,) Mathew (Autumn PEER fiancee,) Jennifer, and Amy PILLING, great-grandfather to Brendan, Ty and Dominic. He leaves his loving brother Professor Donald Peter (Ruth HIGGINS deceased). Aubrey was born in Orillia, November 29, 1915. He attended Oakwood Collegiate in Toronto. Following studies at the University of Toronto he enrolled in the graduate program at U.B.C. (Vancouver) obtaining his M.A. (Geology) in 1942. Immediately following this he was recruited by Imperial Oil as part of Canada's war effort to search for oil in Southern Alberta. After years of exploration with Aubrey as field geologist, Leduc 'blew in' February 13, 1947, changing the course of Canadian history, making Alberta a major player in the world oil market. In 1959 Aubrey was chosen by the National Energy Board as Chief Geologist and the family moved to Ottawa. Following success in the capital he retired and returned to Calgary in 1975. He turned his attention to an intense study of the history of Alberta's oil industry by collecting and documenting a wealth of information. He interviewed and taped many 'oil patch' personalities leaving a large collection to the Glenbow Museum Archives, Calgary. All of this culminated in eight great books (including Leduc, Redwater and Atlantic #3). In 1998 he received an honourary Doctors degree from the University of Calgary and was inducted into the Petroleum Hall of Fame in Leduc. He participated in numerous professional organizations including the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum and Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta. He was involved in the Anglican church. Both he and Elsie enjoyed annual escapes from the -30 degree weather to visit Barbados and Victoria. He continued to be involved with his writing even to his ninety-first year. The family wish to thank the staff of Trinity Lodge, Calgary for their decisive professional actions and care as well as the outstanding medical staff of the Rockyview Hospital, Calgary. Service at Anglican Christ Church Calgary to be announced.

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PILLSWORTH o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-07-12 published
GUTHRIE, Glen
Peacefully in his sleep on Thursday, July 10, 2008 in his 95th year. Loving husband of Phylis (née PILLSWORTH) for 62 years. Beloved father of Bob (Judi) and John (Camilla). Dear grandfather of Mark, Karen, Tim, Andrea (Steve COOK,) Christopher, Adam, Lucas and Christina and great-grandfather of Avery and Victoria. Loving brother of Mary JOHNSTON and the late Fred GUTHRIE, and brother-in-law of Bill and Sue PILLSWORTH. Glen will be greatly missed by niece Mary Lynne (Paul KNILL) and nephews Ian JOHNSTON (Nancy,) Ross and Derrick GUTHRIE and their families. Glen was a World War 2 Veteran and returned to establish a lifelong family business in the corrugated paper industry in the Toronto area. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter Butler Chapel, 4933 Dundas St. W., Toronto (between Islington and Kipling Aves.) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Sunday, July 13, 2008 and 6-9 p.m. on Monday, July 14, 2008. A private family service will be held with cremation to follow. Interment to take place at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, London at a later date. If desired, donations in Glen's memory to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated.

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PILLSWORTH o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-07-11 published
GUTHRIE, Glen
Peacefully in his sleep on Thursday, July 10, 2008 in his 95th year. Loving husband of Phylis (née PILLSWORTH) for 62 years. Beloved father of Bob (Judi) and John (Camilla). Dear grandfather of Mark, Karen, Tim, Andrea (Steve Cook), Christopher, Adam, Lucas and Christina and great-grandfather of Avery and Victoria. Loving brother of Mary JOHNSTON and the late Fred GUTHRIE, and brother-in-law of Bill and Sue PILLSWORTH. Glen will be greatly missed by niece Mary Lynne (Paul KNILL) and nephews Ian JOHNSTON (Nancy,) Ross and Derrick GUTHRIE and their families. Glen was a World War 2 Veteran and returned to establish a lifelong family business in the corrugated paper industry in the Toronto area. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter Butler Chapel, 4933 Dundas St. W., Toronto (between Islington and Kipling Aves.) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Sunday, July 13, 2008 and 6-9 p.m. on Monday, July 14, 2008. A private family service will be held with cremation to follow. Interment to take place at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, London at a later date. If desired, donations in Glen's memory to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated.

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PILON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-03-25 published
BALINT, George Anthony
Suddenly March 19th, at Bluewater Health in Sarnia, George Anthony BALINT, age 48, left those who loved him to go with the Lord. Survived by best friend and dear wife Darlene of Sarnia and special loving parents Anthony and Betty BALINT, brother David (Trudy) and nephews Daniel and Lee BALINT of West Lorne. Survived also by step children Tammy VAN TROOST (Pete,) Jody WRIGHT (Rich,) Bill O'BRIEN (Amy) and 7 Grandchildren. Dear brother-in-law of Richard BROOKS (Charlene), Diane PILON (Dwayne), William HAMIL (Ester,) and Doug BROOKS (Gail.) George was born in Saint Thomas and grew up in West Lorne. He attended Fanshawe College and began his working career in Sarnia. George was employed by Baysar Office Equipment as Service Technician Manager. He took great pride in his work and was always eager to please his customers. The day George Anthony BALINT was born the mould was broke. Cremation has taken place. Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, March 29th, 2008 at the Saint Mary's Parish Hall, 132 Main Street, West Lorne, Ontario, from 2-4. "Never to be forgotten. Let the angels sing".

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PILON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-04-29 published
PILON, Jean Margaret
With family by her side at Kensington Village on April 27, 2008, Jean Margaret PILON passed away at the age of 80. She will be sadly missed by her husband Paul, and her children Dianne (Al) CARSON, Barbara (Joe) LUCA, Denise BALEVICIUS and Robert PILON. Loved by her grandchildren Matthew, Benjamin, Rachel, Naomi, Sarah, An, Lee An, Ti Jan, Serena, Jordan, James, Rhys, Shea, Danielle and Dustin. Fondly remembered by friend Vivian WHARRY, sisters-in-law Gloria SAGE and Margaret McEWEN, niece Lynn and nephew Brad. Friends and family will be received at Memorial Funeral Home, 1559 Fanshawe Park Rd. E. on Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place in the chapel on Thursday, May 1, 2008 at 1 p.m. Interment to follow at Grove Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Alzheimer's society would be greatly appreciated by the family.

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PILON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-05-12 published
Blood clot caused Via rider's death, police say
By Colin FREEZE, Page A3
Toronto -- A short-lived pandemic scare, one that caused a train to be quarantined last Friday, actually resulted from a sedentary passenger's fatal blood clot, police have told The Globe and Mail.
Brenda BUCKLEY, a 43-year-old South African tourist travelling alone on a cross-Canada rail journey, died from a pulmonary embolism, authorities say. The condition, the worst-case outcome of a lesser malady known to travellers as deep-vein thrombosis, can result from protracted periods of sitting.
The condition has been known to arise on long-haul flights, but many observers are surprised it is being linked to rail travel. "This is not a condition Via [Rail] has ever encountered on any of its trains," Catherine Kaloutsky, a spokeswoman for the company, said last night. She said Via Rail doesn't warn passengers about the risk of thrombosis, but will review practices.
The rarity of the condition on train journeys may have contributed to the case's initial aura of inexplicability, which fuelled the infectious-disease speculation that garnered global headlines.
The Ontario Provincial Police say a host of factors conspired to cause police to fear the worst. Ms. BUCKLEY's death while travelling through Northern Ontario on Friday coincided with another passenger being airlifted to hospital after complaining of a severe respiratory problem. Five other passengers were also complaining of flu-like symptoms.
By Saturday, it was clear that all of the cases had arisen independently. Authorities issued a statement saying the five passengers were "afflicted by a common flu virus," the airlifted woman had a history of breathing difficulties, and that Ms. BUCKLEY had "died of natural causes."
Yesterday, The Globe asked an investigating Ontario Provincial Police officer to elaborate on the kinds of natural causes that could kill a 43-year-old. The death was "due to a pulmonary embolism," Detective Sergeant Michael PILON responded.
He explained that after an autopsy in Sudbury, a pathologist told him that the condition can result from someone "sitting in a car for a long period of time, or, in this case, sitting in a train."
Little is known about Ms. BUCKLEY, whose age had been estimated by some fellow passengers as about 20 years older than that listed in her passport. She had provided the travel agency with the name of a sister in South Africa as next of kin. "It came as a shock to the family," said Det. Sgt. PILON, who notified relatives.
The South African tourist had booked her Canadian trip through Trafalgar Tours, a company that promotes the "breathtaking scenery" of the Rockies, including their "snow-capped peaks, hanging glaciers, pounding waterfalls and surging rivers."
Ms. BUCKLEY had already spent several days on a train before crossing into Alberta from British Columbia last week. She boarded another train in Jasper, and had nearly completed the two-day trip to Sudbury when she began complaining of shortness of breath. "It was a very sudden event," Det. Sgt. PILON said.
In the past, airline agents have been forced to deal with similar incidents. "It may be we will see something like that two, three, four times a year with air traffic," said William LUCAS, a coroner for the province of Ontario. In an interview yesterday, he said he has never heard of any such case arising on a train. He expressed surprise, given that there is "a greater freedom of mobility on the train than there is on an airplane."
Blood circulation is often dependant on the mechanics of walking, Dr. LUCAS said, explaining that active leg muscles set about "squeegeeing, like toothpaste, your blood back into circulation."
Long periods of sitting cause the blood to pool in the legs and possibly coagulate into clots. Should a clot become dislodged from the legs and travel up to arteries that feed the lungs, it can spell disaster.
A funeral home in Timmins, Ontario, was making arrangements to send Ms. BUCKLEY's body back to South Africa.

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PILUSO o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-07-26 published
MANDARELLO, Angelo
After a courageous battle with cancer, Angelo passed away peacefully with loving family at her side on Thursday July 24, 2008 at Toronto General Hospital in her 84th year. Beloved wife of the late Antimo MANDARELLO (1993.) Loving mother to Nancy (Frank PILUSO,) Albina (Bruno ARIGANELLO), Gerry (Lucy), Carol (the late Enzo PECCHIA) and Anna (Chris PENNELL.) Cherished 'Nonna' to Rosie (Steve,) Frankie, Stefano, Tanya, Michael M., Diana, Daniela and Michael and 'BisNonna' to Isabella and Stefano. Survived by dear brother Alessandro and sisters Maria and Filomena. Angela will be missed and lovingly remembered by her family and Friends for her inner strength, compassion, generosity and love for others. Friends may visit on Saturday July 26, from 6-9 p.m. and Sunday July 27, from 4-9 p.m. at the R.S. Kane Funeral Home (6150 Yonge Street, at Goulding, south of Steeles). Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Alphonsus Roman Catholic Church (540 St. Clair Avenue West), on Monday July 28, 2008 at 10 o'clock. Entombment to follow at Holy Cross Catholic Mausoleum. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Canada Cancer Society. Condolences - www.rskane.ca R.S. Kane 416-221-1159

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