McPHE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-12-09 published
McPHEE, John Kenton " Kent"
Passed away at the Village of Riverside Glen, Guelph on Wednesday, December 6, 2006. Kent McPhee at the age of 97 years. Beloved husband of the late Eleanor (BARBER) McPHEe (1985.) Dear father of David McPHEE (Martha) of Campbellville and Bill McPHEE (Carilyn) of Port Elgin. Sadly missed by his grandchildren; Becky FERNANDEZ (Tom,) Lisa HEISE (Kent,) Kathie McMANUS (Danny,) Sarah McPHEE (Henry HOORNTJE), Christie McPHEE (Darcy PUGSLEY) and Katie McPHEE. Great-grandpa of Mikala, Kainoa, Kaelele and Luke. Predeceased by his brother, Lester McPHEE. Always remembered by his Friends, Ivan PATTERSON, Alan FAIR, Ted MITCHELL and John McDERMOTT. Kent was an original partner in Duncan - Mcphee in downtown Guelph, operating the business from late 1940 through to the mid 1960's. He was a longtime member of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church and the Rotary Club of Guelph for more than 45 years. Friends may call at the Gilchrist Chapel - McIntyre and Wilkie Funeral Home, One Delhi Street, Guelph (from 12 to 2 p.m. Thursday). Service at the Gilchrist Chapel on Thursday, December 14, 2006 at 2: 00 p.m. with The Rev. Mark CUDNEY officiating. Interment Woodlawn Memorial Park. Memorial contributions to the Hospital for Sick Children Foundation, Yonge Street Mission or the charity of your choice would be appreciated. A reception will follow in the Trillium Room of the Funeral Home. We invite you to leave your memories and donations online at: www.gilchristchapel.com

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McPHEDRAN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-02-18 published
ROBINSON, Robert Wynne
Passed away on February 15th, 2006, at 87, after a brief illness. Robbie is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, June; daughter Judith LANDER; son Terry; son-in-law Charles LANDER, and sister Mary HOWARD. He was the cherished grandfather of David McPHEDRAN, Taryn PERRY and Emily and Kylee ROBINSON. Robbie was a World War 2 Veteran, KLM Pilot and successful businessman. He will be remembered by dear Friends and loved ones for his compassion and integrity. Memorial at St. Clement's Church, 59 Briarhill on February 21 at 2 p.m. Please - no flowers.

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McPHEDRAN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-05-17 published
McPHEDRAN, Mabel (December 18, 1924-May 15, 2006)
Perhaps the rigours of Mabel's early loss of her father on the harsh Saskatchewan prairie gave her the seemingly indomitable will to live that brought her through two open heart surgeries and other serious operations, with her flair for life. Felled by a sudden, massive stroke in April, Mabel defied predictions and remained lucid to say dignified and humorous good-byes to many beloved Friends and family members. She was in a coma for a time then slipped away near midnight on May 15, British Columbia time. Survived by her cherished husband of 62 years, John Alexander McPHEDRAN (Jack) - who excited, challenged and loved her passionately to her final days, as Mom and Nana, she will be missed by her daughters Marilou (Darryl PECK,) grand_sons Jonathan and David McPhedran WAITZER, Betty Ann (Don ROCAN), Edith Mae (Brian JOHNSON), granddaughters Chelsey and Alexandra McPHEDRAN. Beautiful to the end, Mabel's rich history with Jack began in high school in Stonewall, Manitoba, continued in the cramped World War 2 veterans' trailer park at Guelph University where Mabel worked as a secretary to support Jack's veterinary studies, and then in Neepawa, Manitoba where Mabel co-managed Jack's large animal practice, shared his love of flying, volunteered in Air Cadets and the International Association of Parliamentarians, raised their three daughters, oversaw a quirky menagerie of pets and played golf, a long-loved sport she continued in subsequent homes in Winnipeg, Manitoba and Qualicum Beach, British Columbia. To allow Friends and family to plan to attend if possible, a celebration of Mabel's life will be held at a later date.

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McPHEDRAN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-18 published
ROBINSON, Robert Wynne
Passed away on February 15, 2006, at 87, after a brief illness. Robbie is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, June, daughter Judith LANDER, son Terry, son-in-law Charles LANDER and sister Mary HOWARD. He was the cherished grandfather of David McPHEDRAN, Taryn PERRY and Emily and Kylee ROBINSON. Robbie was a World War 2 Veteran, KLM Pilot, and successful businessman. He will be remembered by dear Friends and loved ones for his compassion and integrity. Memorial at St. Clement's Church, 59 Briar Hill Ave., on February 21 at 2 p.m. Please no flowers.

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McPHEDRAN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-03-09 published
GRAY/GREY, Helen Marion (née YOUNG)
Peacefully, on Wednesday, March 8th, 2006 at York Central Hospital, Richmond Hill at the age of 83. Helen, beloved wife of the late John James GRAY/GREY, loving mother of Susanne and her husband Ted HUNTER and Robert and his wife Carmelina. Cherished grandma of James and his wife Brittney HUNTER, Lesley HUNTER, and Stefanie, Matthew and Sarah GRAY/GREY. Helen will be sadly missed by her sister Jean and her husband Tate McPHEDRAN, her brother Donald YOUNG, and her many nieces, nephews and Friends. Friends may call on Thursday, March 9th, 2006 from 7-9 p.m. and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the R.S. Kane Funeral Home (6150 Yonge Street, at Goulding, south of Steeles). The Funeral Service will be at the Chapel on Saturday, March 11th, 2006 at 3 p.m. Cremation to follow. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Lung Association. Condolences www.rskane.ca.

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McFEDRIDGE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-27 published
BELL, Geraldine
Of Oshawa, Ontario, on December 18th, 2005. Widow of Dr. R.G. BELL of Oshawa. Survived by sons, Michael, Greg and Laurence and her sister, Mrs. Shirley McFEDRIDGE of Kingston, Ontario.

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McPHEE o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-11-25 published
FOUBISTER, Wilson
At Campbellford Memorial Hospital on Friday, November 24, 2006. Willie FOUBISTER of Marmora in his 68th year. son of the late Jessie (McPHEE) and Thomas FOUBISTER. Father of Amanda, Toronto Wendy BAKER, Sundridge and Linda BAKER, Madoc. Brother of Alex, England; Thomas, Marmora; Margaret BALDWIN, Marmora and Richard, Scotland. Grandfather of Lauren HEWITT, Danielle, Dillon, Gordon and Andrew BAKER. The family will receive Friends at the McConnell Funeral Home, Marmora (www.mcconnellfuneralhome.ca) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday. Funeral Service in the Marmora Chapel Monday November 27, at 11: 00 a.m. Cremation. Interment: Marmora Protestant Cemetery. Donations: Canadian Cancer Society.

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McPHEE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-03-04 published
McPHEE, Edna Pearl (PUMFREY)
At Bluewater Health Mitton Street Site, Sarnia on Thursday, March 2, 2006 Edna Pearl (PUMFREY) McPHEE, age 84 of Sarnia, formerly of Port Lambton. Edna was a member of First Baptist Church in Wallaceburg and the Baptist Women's Fellowship. Beloved wife of Russell Thomas (Tom) McPHEE. Loved mother of Ron McPHEE and his wife Lee of Orleans and Russ McPHEE and his wife Heather of Sarnia. Dear grandmother of Michael McPHEE of Orleans, Stephanie McPHEE of Tanzania, and Allison McPHEE of Sarnia. Dear sister of Sadie HAYDEN and her husband Les of Windsor. Predeceased by sisters Ila BUCK, Olive PEAS, Fern BELANGER, Helen CHURCHILL, and brothers Lorne PUMFREY and Jim PUMFREY. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, March 7, 2006 at 11: 00 a.m. at Smith Funeral Home, 1576 London Line, Sarnia with Reverend Brian HORROBIN officiating. Interment to follow in Lakeview Cemetery. Friends will be received at the Smith Funeral Home on Monday afternoon from 2 to 4 p.m. and evening from 7 to 9 p.m. Sympathy through donations to the charity of choice would be appreciated by the family. Memories and condolences may be emailed to smithfuneralhome@cogeco.net

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McPHEE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-03-15 published
MASSE, Patrick
At London Health Sciences Centre, Victoria Campus, on Monday, March 13th, 2006, Patrick MASSÉ of Thorndale in his 53rd year. Cherished husband and best friend of Crystal (WELLS) MASSE. Beloved father of Billy of Strathroy, Gillian and Christie both of Thorndale. Dear son of Alvena MASSÉ in Nova Scotia and Bob MASSÉ of London. Dear brother of Barb BROUWER and her husband Jan of Lucan, Robert MASSÉ and his wife Debbie of Lobo; Mike MASSÉ and his wife Gaylyn and Thersa MASSÉ and Larry PRICE of London. Dear son-in-law of Shirley McPHEE of London. Also loved by his nieces and nephews and his brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law. Predeceased by his sister Annette MASSE. The family will receive family and Friends from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday and 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street, South, London where the funeral service will be conducted in the chapel on Friday, March 17th at 10: 00 a.m. Interment in Saint Peter's Cemetery, London. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Make a Wish Foundation of Southwestern Ontario, 307 Commissioners Road, West, London, Ontario N6J 1Y4. On line condolences accepted at www.amgeorgefh.on.ca

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McPHEE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-03-21 published
McPHEE, Robert " Bob" Donald
At London Health Sciences Centre, University Campus, on Sunday, March 19, 2006, Robert "Bob" Donald McPHEE of R.R.#3, Auburn in his 82nd year. Beloved husband of the late Reta (McINTYRE) McPHEE. Dear father of Gerry and Debbie McPHEE of R.R.#3, Auburn, Brenda and Ron DAWE of Waterloo, Lori BLACK of Barrie and the late William McPHEE. Loving grandfather of 6 grandchildren. Brother of Myrle PETTMAN, Donna McGEE, June MILLER, Alma BIRD, Daniel McPHEE. Predeceased by sisters Helen WILLIAMS, Eileen KNIGHT, Joyce SPARKS and brother William McPHEE. The family will receive Friends at the McCallum and Palla Funeral Home, Cambria Rd. at East St. Goderich on Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at the Funeral Home on Wednesday afternoon at 1: 00 p.m. Interment Colborne Cemetery. Donations to the Lung Association or Canadian Cancer Society gratefully acknowledged.

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McPHEE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-06-03 published
McPHEE, Jean Elizabeth

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McFEE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-06-21 published
McFEE, Tom Roderick (1924-2006)
Tom Roderick was born January 13, 1924 (Delisle, Saskatchewan) and passed away early Wednesday morning, June 14, 2006 of Cancer (Saint Paul's Hospital, Saskatoon). His lifelong work was accounting and he loved the outdoors. His family and Friends will sincerely miss him. Left to cherish his memory are his brother, George (Dorothy;) his daughters, Lucinda (Jason) WILGER, Christine grand_son, Brandhan; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. A private family graveside service was held in the Delisle Cemetery on June 18, 2006. The family would like to thank his Friends that visited and the 5th floor staff of Saint Paul's Hospital. Those wishing may make a donation in Tom's memory to the Delisle Cemetery Fund, c/o Delisle Town Office. Arrangements entrusted to Bonnie King of Park Funeral Chapel, 306-244-2103.

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McPHEE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-09-16 published
McINTYRE, Archie William
A resident of Chatham and formerly of Ridgetown, passed away at Copper Terrace Nursing Home, Chatham on Thursday September 14, 2006 at the age of 88 years. Born in Zone Township, son of the late James Alexander and Lovina May (GEORGE) McINTYRE. Beloved husband of Beatrice "Bea" (BUTLER) McINTYRE. Dear father of Gerald W. McINTYRE and his wife Marilyn of Waterloo, Ronald E. McINTYRE and his wife Jan of London and Dianne M. THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON and her husband Barrie of Chatham. Grandfather of 6, 2 Step-Grandchildren, and 10 Great-Grandchildren. Brother of Albert McINTYRE and his wife Marj of Kent Bridge, Ilene and her husband Bill McPHEE of Sarnia. Predeceased by sisters, Laura URE and her husband George, Frances SHAW and her husband Chester and Dorothy GREENWAY. Also surviving is a brother-in-law Walter GREENWAY and many nieces and nephews. Archie served as Sgt. in the Royal Canadian Air Force during World War 2 as a Physical Training Instructor. He was a member of the Presbyterian Church of Canada, the Independent Order of Odd Fellows Lodge, the Rebekah Lodge and was a Patriarch Militant. He was a former member of Howard Lodge Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons, Ridgetown Rotary and the Ridgetown Canadian Legion. Archie was a former partner of the McKellar and McIntyre Funeral Home, Ridgetown. He also was a former employee of Manpower with the Federal Government and was the Curator at Fairfield Museum. The McINTYRE family will receive Friends at the McKinlay Funeral Home, 76 Main Street East, Ridgetown on Sunday 2: 00-4:30 and 7: 00-9:00 p.m. Funeral Service at the Funeral Home at 11:00 a.m. Monday September 18, 2006 with Rev. Michael MARONEY of First Presbyterian Church and Pastor Pat PICKLE officiating. Interment Greenwood Cemetery, Ridgetown. Donations made by cheque to the charity of choice or the Independent Order of Odd Fellows Barrie Home appreciated. Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com

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McPHEE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-11-18 published
McPHEE, Delia (née REAUME)
At Meadow Park Nursing Home, on Friday, November 17, 2006, Delia McPHEE, age 102, of Chatham, beloved wife of the late J.D. McPHEE (1965.) Born in Tilbury, daughter of the late Elizabeth TREMBLAY and Charles REAUME. Dear mother of 2 sons: Donald and his wife Betty Ann of Corunna and David and his wife Sherry of London. Sadly missed by 7 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Survived by one sister Dorothy DAVIDSON, and a sister-in-law Evelyn REAUME both of Chatham. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by 8 sisters and 7 brothers. Friends and relatives may call at the Hinnegan Peseski Funeral Home, 156 William St. S., Chatham from 7-9 p.m. on Sunday and again on Monday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated on Tuesday, November 21, 2006 at 11 a.m. in Saint_Joseph's Church. Parish Prayers will be held at 3 p.m. on Monday. C.W.L. prayers will follow. Burial will be in St. Anthony's Cemetery. Donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated. Online condolences welcomed at www.peseski.com

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McPHEE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-11-13 published
McPHEE, Evelyn Mary (née BEATTIE)
Born 1914 at Guelph. Died very peacefully with her family at her side, early Sunday morning, November 12, 2006, at The Elliott Home, Guelph. Evelyn graduated in 1934 from MacDonald Institute and lived in Oakville from 1950-1975, returning to Guelph to retire. She was a member of the Guelph Christadelphian Ecclesia. Evelyn is survived by her husband Kenneth; and children Marilyn (Ron) WAYE, Kathleen (Robert) ROSE, Mary (Larry) LACOMBE, and Ian McPHEE; ten grandchildren; and fifteen great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her brothers Ralph (Betty) BEATTIE and Don (Shirley) BEATTIE. Predeceased by her daughter-in-law Brenda (née DERBECKER) McPHEE; and brother Jack (Evelyn) BEATTIE. Friends will be received at the Wall-Custance Funeral Home and Chapel, 206 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Tuesday (2-4 and 7-9 p.m.). Funeral service will be held, in the funeral home chapel, Wednesday, November 15, 2006, at 1: 30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate memorial contributions to the Christadelphian Israeli Children's Fund or the Heart and Stroke Foundation. The family greatly appreciates the loving care by staff of The Elliott Home and especially by her dear companion, Kelli ARPPE of 'Friends of the Family'. (Wall-Custance 519/822-0051; www.wallcustance.com).

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McPHEE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-11-14 published
STEER, John Alistair (January 19, 1937-November 12, 2006)
Passed away peacefully at Credit Valley Hospital after a long and courageous battle with cancer. John is survived by his best friend, and beloved wife of twenty years, Jytte, and his step-children Kenneth LARSEN, Marianne McPHEE and son-in-law Bruce McPHEE. John will be sadly missed by his grandchildren, Robbie, Michael, Johnathon, Steven and Elizabeth. John is survived by his mother Alice STEER, age 90, and family in Hove, England. The family wishes to extend a special thank you to John's many Friends at I.R.P. Industrial Rubber Ltd. for their unwavering support and kindness, and to acknowledge their appreciation for the tremendous care provided by the Palliative Care doctors and staff at Credit Valley Hospital. In accordance with John's wishes, family and Friends will hold a celebration of life following cremation. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Credit Valley Cancer Centre, c/o The Credit Valley Hospital Foundation 2200 Eglinton Avenue West, Mississauga, Ontario L5M 2N1, or the Canadian Cancer Society.

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McPHEE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-12-09 published
McPHEE, John Kenton " Kent"
Passed away at the Village of Riverside Glen, Guelph on Wednesday, December 6, 2006. Kent McPhee at the age of 97 years. Beloved husband of the late Eleanor (BARBER) McPHEe (1985.) Dear father of David McPHEE (Martha) of Campbellville and Bill McPHEE (Carilyn) of Port Elgin. Sadly missed by his grandchildren; Becky FERNANDEZ (Tom,) Lisa HEISE (Kent,) Kathie McMANUS (Danny,) Sarah McPHEE (Henry HOORNTJE), Christie McPHEE (Darcy PUGSLEY) and Katie McPHEE. Great-grandpa of Mikala, Kainoa, Kaelele and Luke. Predeceased by his brother, Lester McPHEE. Always remembered by his Friends, Ivan PATTERSON, Alan FAIR, Ted MITCHELL and John McDERMOTT. Kent was an original partner in Duncan - Mcphee in downtown Guelph, operating the business from late 1940 through to the mid 1960's. He was a longtime member of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church and the Rotary Club of Guelph for more than 45 years. Friends may call at the Gilchrist Chapel - McIntyre and Wilkie Funeral Home, One Delhi Street, Guelph (from 12 to 2 p.m. Thursday). Service at the Gilchrist Chapel on Thursday, December 14, 2006 at 2: 00 p.m. with The Rev. Mark CUDNEY officiating. Interment Woodlawn Memorial Park. Memorial contributions to the Hospital for Sick Children Foundation, Yonge Street Mission or the charity of your choice would be appreciated. A reception will follow in the Trillium Room of the Funeral Home. We invite you to leave your memories and donations online at: www.gilchristchapel.com

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McFEE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-12-22 published
McFEE, Oonah
At Toronto on Tuesday December 19th 2006. Oonah was born in Newcastle, New Brunswick on September 11, 1916 to a Scottish mother and an Irish father, Oonah spent her first years on a bleak isolated stretch of the Nova Scotia coast where her father was in charge of the Government Wireless Station near Canso. The family moved to Ottawa, and after attending the Normal Model School and Lisgar Collegiate, Oonah joined the staff of Radio Station CBO of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. There in the Chateau Laurier studios of CBO, she met Allan McFEE. They married in the summer of 1941, and moved to Toronto. Oonah discovered herself and was discovered as a fiction writer, first in a creative writing course taught in San Miguel, Mexico, and second by Dennis Lee, who saw her first short story, published in the 1971 issue of the University of Texas Quarterly. Following Lee's observation that each of her stories read like the beginning of a novel, she immediately started out on the work that became Sandbars. Published by Macmillan of Canada in 1977 to the praise of Margaret Laurence and the Canadian writing community, Sandbars made the bestseller list, winning the Books in Canada First Novel Award, and a subsequent place in the New Canadian Library. A series of health problems first curtailed and then prevented completion of her intended sequel to Sandbars, a World War 2 novel which she titled Silent Eyes. Oonah was predeceased by her dear husband Allan, in 2000, and by her beloved brother, Radio Officer George BROWNE of the Royal Air Force Ferry Command, who died over France in 1943. Her passing is mourned by her especially dear brother Cecil BROWNE and his wife Susan, of Niagara-on-the-Lake and by her nephew George, of Toronto. Oonah has requested there be no service, and that her ashes be scattered in the Gatineau River. Oonah leaves with loving words for Evelyn Cotter, Dennis, Nicole, Zoë and Tommy, and Sean, for their part "in making my life the joy that it was." Funeral services entrusted to The Simple Alternative, Pickering Chapel.

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McPHEE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-03-09 published
McPHEE, Joseph
On March 8th, 2006. Joe, loving husband of Margaret. Beloved father of Gerard and his wife Diane, Mairead and her husband Terry McCRAE, Monica and her husband Ron BALDESARRA, Joe and his wife Monica, Denis and his wife Sherry, and Michael and his wife Jennifer. Cherished Grandpa of 14. Friends will be received at the Accettone Funeral Home, 384 Finley Ave., Ajax (905-428-9090) on Friday, March 10th, 2006 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Fortified by the Rites of the Holy Church, Mass will be held at St. Bernadette Church (21 Bayly Street East, Ajax) on Saturday, March 11th, 2006 at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at Resurrection Cemetery.

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McFEETERS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-12-08 published
MacFEETERS, Diana Louise (née HAMILTON)
(January 5, 1925-December 7, 2006)
Her determination to live life to the fullest after a paralyzing stroke in 1998 was inspirational for all who knew her - but eventually she succumbed to additional strokes. Left to mourn her passing and celebrate her life are her husband for over 55 years Ronald, daughters Laura (Duncan SINCLAIR) of Whitehorse, and Sheila (Michael WILLIAMS) of Toronto, and sister Elizabeth HAMILTON. Pre-deceased by her brother David. Joyous and adventurous times with Grannie will always be remembered by Lindsay, Caitlin and Brooke SINCLAIR, and Rob and Andrew WILLIAMS. Diana graduated from Bishop Strachan School and initially studied Mechanical Engineering at the University of Toronto, but after service in the Red Cross Transport during World War 2 she switched to Commerce and Finance (class of '49) and started a lifelong involvement with Kappa Kappa Gamma. Before marrying Ronald in 1951 she worked at Hamilton Gear and Machine Co., but from her early days with the Toronto Junior League Diana made volunteerism her career of choice. Over 40 years she developed great Friendships on the Travel Committee and in the Reproduction Shop of the Members' Volunteer Committee at the Royal Ontario Museum. She was was also a member of The Current Events Club and The Ladies Club. Since 1998 Diana lived at Central Park Lodge Thorncliffe where she was an active participant on various committees. She was able to spend many weekends with Ronald and caregiver Sandra RHODES at Timbertop in the hills of Mono, and she enjoyed every possible opportunity for summer trips to her 'spiritual home' at Go Home Bay. In recent years Diana worked diligently towards her goal of walking again, and got great encouragement and much pleasure from the calls and visits of Friends. Those wishing to make a fitting memorial to her could call or visit someone they know who is not well or is feeling sad. Cremation has taken place. Friends are invited to share memories at the York Club (northeast corner St. George and Bloor) on Tuesday December 12 from 3-5 p.m.

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McPHERSON o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-02-08 published
McPHERSON, Brenda Joan (née CATTO)
Of Tiverton, at South Bruce Grey Health Centre - Kincardine, on Monday, February 6th, 2006 in her 48th year. Beloved wife of Scott. Dear mother of Mark and his wife Lorelle HEDLEY of Tiverton and Amanda and Alyssa at home. Loved daughter of Mervin and Marguerite (MacPHERSON) CATTO. Cherished sister of Michael CATTO and his wife Kim of Tiverton and John CATTO and his wife Erin of Brooklin, Ontario. Sadly missed by her nieces, nephews and cousins. Visitation at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, 757 Princes Street, Kincardine, Ontario., N2Z 1Z5 (519-396-2701), on Thursday, February 9th from 2: 00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held at Knox Presbyterian Church, Tiverton, on Friday, February 10th, at 1: 00 p.m. Interment, Tiverton Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Walk of Memories - Tiverton, would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Portrait and memorial online at www.daveylinklaterfuneralhome.com
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McPHERSON, Brenda Joan (née CATTO)
Of Tiverton, at South Bruce Grey Health Centre - Kincardine, on Monday, February 6th, 2006 in her 48th year. Beloved wife of Scott. Dear mother of Mark and his wife Lorelle HEDLEY of Tiverton and Amanda and Alyssa at home. Loved daughter of Mervin and Marguerite (MacPHERSON) CATTO. Cherished sister of Michael CATTO and his wife Kim of Tiverton and John CATTO and his wife Erin of Brooklin, Ontario. Sadly missed by her nieces, nephews and cousins. Visitation at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, 757 Princes Street, Kincardine, Ontario., N2Z 1Z5 (519-396-2701), on Thursday, February 9th from 2: 00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held at Knox Presbyterian Church, Tiverton, on Friday, February 10th, at 1: 00 p.m. Interment, Tiverton Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Walk of Memories - Tiverton, would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Portrait and memorial online at www.daveylinklaterfuneralhome.com
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McPHERSON o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-10-30 published
DYMOTT, M. Betty (née COLLIGAN)
eacefully at Victoria Hospital in London on Saturday October 28, 2006. In her 76th year, M. Betty DYMOTT (née COLLIGAN,) the beloved wife of the late A. Charles DYMOTT. Loving mother of Debbie MacPHERSON and her husband Gary DEEVES, of Durham. Loving grandmother of Jessica and Haley. Friends may call at the Breckenridge-Ashcroft Funeral Home on Wednesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Thursday morning at 11 a.m. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery. Members of the order of the Eastern Star Chapter 94 are requested to attend a memorial service at the funeral home on Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to either Victoria Hospital in London or the the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

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McPHERSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-01-02 published
LEWIS, Gordon William Ivan
Peacefully at Craigwiel Gardens in Ailsa Craig on Friday, December 30th, 2005. Gordon William Ivan LEWIS of Strathroy in his 88th year. Beloved husband of the late Marie LEWIS (2000) and dear father of Caroline and Reg ALLEN of Sarnia, Brian and Cathy LEWIS of London, Sandra and Rob MacLENNAN of California, Sharon LEWIS of Strathroy and Archie (deceased 1993) and Debbie and Brian GLOIN of Strathroy. Loving grandfather of Rouchelle and Derrick GOODEN, Nicole and Paul MISLAN, Tanya and Michael MacPHERSON, Scott and Kevin LEWIS, James and Joel MacLENNAN, Kim LEWIS, Denise and Jeremy ROBERTSON and Pam LEWIS, Matt GLOIN and partner John-Paul MOTLEY, Ben GLOIN and fiancée Liz FAIRBAIRN, and Kasandra GLOIN. Great-Grandfather of Hannah, Victoria and Grace MISLAN, Nicholas and Deanna GOODEN, Christopher, Siobhan, Conor and Devon MacPHERSON. Also survived by his sister-in-law Margaret LEWIS, predeceased by brother Raymond LEWIS. Brother-in-law of Aileen FERGUSON of London and Marwood and Vera FLETCHER of Windsor. Visitation at the Denning Bros. Funeral Home in Strathroy on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2006 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at Poplar Hill Cemetery. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family. A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Gordon.

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McPHERSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-01-12 published
MacKENZIE, Dorothy Isabelle (née TOBIAS)
At the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, on Wednesday, January 11, 2006. Dorothy Isabelle MacKENZIE (née TOBIAS,) 93 years, of Chatham and formerly of Petrolia. Beloved wife of the late Murray MacKENZIE (1973.) Dear mother of the late Warren Angus MacKENZIE, the late Marilyn JOHNSTON, Morley and Leone MacKENZIE, Angus and Marie MacKENZIE, Glenda and the late Glen BOWEN, Nancy and the late Keith McPHERSON, Karen and Ron McINTOSH, Laurie and Gary YOUNG and Dan and Margie MacKENZIE. Also survived by 21 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren, 3 great-great-grandchildren, a foster daughter, Audrey and Doug BOYCE and sisters-in-law, Irene TOBIAS and Kay TOBIAS. Predeceased by brothers, Vaughn, Garnet, and Orrin and Marg TOBIAS and sisters, Helen BLACKWELL and Ida REID. Visitors will be received on Thursday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Needham-Jay Funeral Home, Petrolia, where the funeral service will be held on Friday, January 13, 2006 at 1: 00 p.m. Rev. Brian SHOESMITH of Christ Anglican Church officiating. Interment in Hillsdale Cemetery, Petrolia. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the C.E.E. Hospital Foundation. Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.needhamjay.com

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McPHERSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-01-17 published
KENT, Wallace Reid, B.A., M.D., (F.R.C.S.C)
With sadness, the family announces the death of their father in his 84th year, on January 14, 2006. Graduate of the University of Western Ontario in 1953. Lifetime practice of surgery at the Trillium (Mississauga) Hospital, veteran of World War 2 - Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve. Lifetime husband of Hope MUTCH (deceased 1991) and more recently husband of Christene INNES- MacPHERSON (deceased 2005). Loved and respected by sons Kevin and his wife Linda, Wallace and his wife Lorraine, and daughter Faith ROBILLARD and her husband David. Dear Grandfather of Andrew and Graham, Melody and Wallace, Steven and Gregory. His only niece Marjorie WEEDEN (née KENT) and her husband James and daughter Ashleigh. Predeceased by brother Ralph, Embro, Ontario (January 2002). Always there for family and Friends; he will be sadly missed. No visitation. Private family service will be held. Cremation and remains to be interred in the family plot - North Embro Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, if desired, remembrances to the Trillium Health Centre, Mississauga, or to the charity of your choice is appreciated. "We can expect Seventy years or maybe eighty if we are healthy, but even our best years bring us trouble and sorrow. Suddenly our time is up and we disappear". Psalm 90

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McPHERSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-03-04 published
WALTERS, Dr. Jack, M.D., (F.R.C.S.C,) F.R.C.O.G., D.A.B.O.G.
Suddenly, at Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on February 26, 2006, at the age of 80, Formerly of London and Bayfield, he was a specialist in high risk pregnancy and neonatal care, founding programs and helping to establish new health policies as he moved around the world. He was a Professor and Chairman of the Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology at St. Joseph's Hospital, London, the Medical College of Ohio; University of Ottawa; and King Fahad Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. A consultant on health policy in Canada, Poland, the U.S. and Saudi Arabia, he was also for many years an international examiner of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in Canada Great Britain and the West Indies. He also served as president of the Ontario Medical Association and Chairman of the Canadian Medical Association. During his years in London, Jack was extensively involved in community projects, including the building of Alumni Hall at University of Western Ontario, where he was a graduate of the class of 1951. A native of London, Jack had consuming interests in music as an avid jazz fan and drummer. He founded or participated in dozens of jazz groups and combos from his earliest days, beginning at Central Collegiate with Neil McKAY and His Orchestra in the 1940's. Jack also loved the game of croquet, as a member of the Fort Lauderdale Croquet Club and a founding member of the International Croquet Club in Bayfield, where he spent so many happy summers surrounded by Friends and family. He is survived by daughter Joan WALTERS of Oakville, and grandchildren Katie and Stephen JOB; John David WALTERS and Mary, Robbie and Billy McPHERSON. He was predeceased by wife Mary Clegg WALTERS, daughter Janet Walters McPHERSON and son John Frank WALTERS. A Service of Remembrance will be held at Memorial Funeral Home, 1559 Fanshawe Park Road, London, Ontario on Wednesday, March 8, 2006 at 12: 00 noon. The family will receive Friends at 11: 00 a.m. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.

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McPHERSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-03-22 published
SHIPLEY, Keith Edward
Surrounded by family at the Palliative Care Unit, Saint Thomas Elgin General Hospital Keith Edward SHIPLEY passed away peacefully on March 21, 2006, in his 52nd year. Deeply loved and cherished by his partner and best friend Lynn SINDEN. Dear father of Shawn and his girlfriend Tracey BARDOEL of London, mentor to Todd GROWSE. Keith will be sorrowfully missed by his sisters and brothers-in-law June and Duane WHITCROFT, Ruth Ann and Fred NEWMAN and Helen and Robert McCREADY. Affectionally remembered by nieces Tracey and Jim MARSHALL, Lori and Brian ZIMMER, Paula and George LOCKHART, Tricia, Tara and Tanya McCREADY, nephew Dean and Marcy WHITCROFT and several great nieces and nephews. Only son of the late Earl and Gladys SHIPLEY. We are forever changed by the gift of your life and the journey which brought you to us for such a short time. May your heaven be filled with endless roads, fishing trips, vegetable stands and coffee with Friends. Keith was an inspiration to everyone in his life, teaching us to live each day with a positive outlook and guiding us with his courage and selflessness. The family will receive Friends and relatives at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin Street, Saint Thomas, Ontario on Thursday from 2: 00-4:00 p.m. and 7: 00-9:00 p.m. Funeral service will be held at Central United Church, 135 Wellington Street, Saint Thomas, Ontario on Friday March 24, 2006 at 11: 00 a.m. with Pastors Don MacPHERSON and Diane MacPHERSON officiating. Interment at Tyrconnnel Cemetery. A special thank you to all Keith's Friends and family who have supported him at home and at the hospital throughout his illness. Those who wish may make memorial donations to the London Regional Cancer Centre and the Palliative Care Unit, Saint Thomas Elgin General Hospital.

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McPHERSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-03-25 published
SCHOFFER, Ina May (MacPHERSON)

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McPHERSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-03-28 published
McPHERSON, Chris
In loving memory of a dear mother, mother-in-law and grandmother, Chris McPHERSON who passed away one year ago March 28th, 2005.
Remembered always by Scott, Mackenzie, Madison, Maxine and Marjorie

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McPHERSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-05-02 published
LITTLE, Thomas " Tom" Elgin
Suddenly at his home in Wilkesport on Saturday, April 29, 2006, Thomas " Tom" Elgin LITTLE age 61 years. Beloved husband of Joyce. Loving father of Steve and Deb LITTLE, Randy and Tara LITTLE, Sheri and Dave WHITSITT all of Courtright, Danielle WAYBRANT of Corunna and Leah PRAILL of Wilkesport. Proud Papa of Riley, Ashley, Paige, Bryce, Taylor, Kaitlyn, Emma, Connor and Jersey dog. Also survived by Steve, Randy and Sheri's mother, Janet LITTLE of Mooretown; his mother Dorothy (SHERWOOD) LITTLE of Courtright; his mother-in-law Marion HARGROVE of Corunna; close family Friends Lou MacPHERSON of Mooretown and Hilda SWAN of Sarnia, his brothers and sisters, George and Carol LITTLE of Mooretown, Ken and Erica LITTLE of Sombra, Gayle and Robert JUDAS of Windsor, Sandra and Jim MUNDAY of Corunna, Gary LITTLE of Calgary, Sharon and Dan FIELDS of Wallaceburg, Holly and Keith HOLDER of Wallaceburg, Velma WELLS and friend Ted of Corunna, Garnet LITTLE and friend Monique of Courtright, John and Sharon LITTLE of Wyoming and Ann LITTLE of Sarnia. Brother-in-law of Lewis and Marilyn HENRY of Dresden, Pat and Bev JENNINGS of Kincardine, Ruth and Alan HARGROVE of Sombra, Lawrence and Mary HENRY of Sombra and Marguerite and Mike JUBENVILLE of Paincourt. Numerous nieces and nephews also survive. Predeceased by his father Elgin (Bud) LITTLE and infant sister Marion. Tom retired from Local #663 of the Plumbers and Pipefitters Union. He was an avid horseman and member of the Quarter Horse and Paint Association, was a retired farmer from Moore Township and was most at peace on his farm with his family in Wilkesport. Friends will be received at the Knight Funeral Home, 588 St. Clair Parkway, Corunna on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A private family funeral service will be held with cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, sympathy may be expressed through memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Canadian Cancer Society or to the Alzheimer Society. Knight 519-862-2845. "Rest in Peace Tom and Dad"

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McPHERSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-05-09 published
VEENSTRA, Joost
Peacefully at Seaforth Community Hospital on Monday, May 8, 2006, Joost VEENSTRA of R.R.#5, Clinton in his 81st year. Beloved husband of Hilda (DE BOER) VEENSTRA. Loving father of Greta and Aart DE VOS of R.R.#4, Wingham; Bonnie and Jack ROSS of R.R.#1, Bluevale Joe VEENSTRA and Debbie CAMPBELL of R.R.#4, Clinton; Arthur and May VEENSTRA of R.R.#4, Clinton and Wilma VEENSTRA of R.R.#5, Clinton. Loved and sadly missed by eight grandchildren Greg and Jade DE VOS, Allen DE VOS, Nicole and Chris CASEMORE, Angela and Scott McPHERSON, Austin, Lateesha, Dylan and Savannah VEENSTRA and by four great grandchildren. Dear brother of Betty and Jack LEYSTRA of Wyoming, Rinske and Jochum VAN DER MEULEN and Hans and Witske VEENSTRA all of The Netherlands. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the Falconer Funeral Homes Ltd. -- Clinton Chapel on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held at the Clinton Christian Reformed Church on Thursday, May 11, 2006 at 2: 00 p.m. with Reverend Jack QUARTEL officiating. Interment Clinton Cemetery. Donations to the Seaforth Community Hospital or to the Clinton Public Hospital Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

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McPHERSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-11-06 published
DARLING, Dorothy Violet (née HAWKINS)
Suddenly at University Hospital on Friday November 3, 2006 Dorothy Violet (HAWKINS) DARLING of London in her 68th year. Dear mother of Brian DARLING and his fiance Gayle MacPHERSON- HARRINGTON of London and Harold and his wife Joan DARLING of Elmira. Dear grandmother of Taylor, Alexander, Aaron, Drew and Chad. Dear sister of Janet HORTON and her husband Ed, Bob and his wife Olive HAWKINS and Margaret HAWKINS all of London. Sadly missed by her special niece Cathy. Dear aunt of Michelle, Kim, Kenny, John, Fred, Pammy, Jackie, Robert and Karen. Predeceased by her parents Fred and Violet HAWKINS and brothers Cyril and his wife Anita, Fred and his wife Marie HAWKINS and Harvey and his wife Tish, Kenneth as well as her sister Jean. Dearly loved by Gayle MacPHERSON- HARRINGTON's children Jeff HARRINGTON and his wife Kavitha, David HARRINGTON and his wife Denise, Suzanne CURVAN (née HARRINGTON) and her husband Randy, Meredith RASO (née HARRINGTON) and her husband Phil and Monique HARRINGTON and their children Daymon, Lauryn and Annessa, Alexandria, Julian, Kalynda and Kiarissa, Griffin, Merik and Alani. A memorial service will be held at Whiteoaks United Church 1901 Jalna Blvd at Southdale Road London on Wednesday November 8, 2006 at 1 p.m. Refreshments to follow. Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, the Lung Association or the Alzheimers Society would be appreciated by the family. Cremation arrangements through Forest City Cremation Service.

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McPHERSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-11-18 published
DAWDY, Carman
Velma and Joan and the family of the late Carman DAWDY would like to take this opportunity to extend our sincere thanks to Rev. Dianne MacPHERSON for her prayers and ministrations, to the pallbearers, to those who sent flowers, donations, the ladies of Saint_John's United Church for the lunch served, neighbours, Friends and family for your acts of kindness. Doctor Sharon BAKER and staff for making Dad's last days comfortable with dignity. To Arn Funeral Home for all your support. Again, thank you Marylou, all the caregivers providing the level of care to support us in keeping Dad in his own home. God's blessings to one and all.

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McPHERSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-11-30 published
FLYNN, Lynne (née COCHRANE)
It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Lynne (COCHRANE) FLYNN, age 43, of R.R.#1, Clinton, on Tuesday, November 28, 2006 at Clinton, Ontario. Loving wife of Stephen and cherished mother of four daughters, Stephanie and loving companion Derrell, Kaleigh, Ainsley and Emily. Lynne is fondly remembered by her father John (Jack) COCHRANE, sister Joanne, brother Mike and Karen and their family Jessica and Tim, and her twin brother Ian and Patti and their daughter Kayla. Lovingly missed by her mother-in-law Rita FLYNN, her sisters-in-law Monica and John McPHERSON, Linda and Rick HESCH and Angela and Bob BEACOM, and their families. Predeceased by her mother Lina (CAMPBELL) COCHRANE. Family will receive Friends at Whitney-Ribey Funeral Home, 87 Goderich Street West, Seaforth on Thursday from 7-9 p.m. and on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Mass of the Christian Burial will be held at Saint_Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, 123 James Street, Clinton on Saturday, December 2, at 11: 00 a.m. Fr. Chris GILLESPIE will officiate. Interment Clinton Cemetery. Memorial donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation or Canadian Diabetes Association appreciated. Condolences at www.whitneyribeyfuneralhome.com

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McPHERSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-12-21 published
ANDREW, Margaret Kathleen Pearl (née YOUNG)
At Bluewater Health -- Mitton Site on Wednesday, December 20, 2006. Margaret Kathleen Pearl (YOUNG) ANDREW of Corunna. Beloved wife of over 65 years of Leslie Earl ANDREW. Daughter of the late John and Martha YOUNG. Also survived by nieces and nephews C. Robert YOUNG (Trudy), Donald E. YOUNG (Teresa), Suzanne ELLERKER (Gordon,) Russell MURPHY (Marguerite,) Pauline MURPHY, Mary Margaret MacPHERSON (Bruce) and Bettie Anne NISBET (Blake). Predeceased by brothers Charles and Russell YOUNG and sisters Janet MURPHY and Ann MARSHALL. Margaret was a Graduate Registered Nurse from the Sarnia General Hospital School of Nursing. She loved golfing and bowling, music and dancing, and was a long time member of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Mooretown. Visitation will be held at the McKenzie and Blundy Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, 431 Christina Street N., Sarnia on Friday December 22, 2006 from 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, December 23 at 11 a.m. and will be officiated by Rev. Margaret BELL. Interment to follow at Moore Union Cemetery, Mooretown. Messages of condolence and memories may be left at www.mckenzieblundy.com A tree will be planted in memory of Margaret Andrew in the McKenzie and Blundy Memorial Forest. Dedication service Sunday, September 16th, 2007 at 2: 00 p.m. at the Wawanosh Wetlands Conservation Area.

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McPHERSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.strathroy.age_dispatch 2006-01-04 published
LEWIS, Gordon William Ivan
Peacefully at Craigwiel Gardens in Ailsa Craig, on Friday, December 30, 2005, Gordon William Ivan LEWIS of Strathroy, in his 88th year. Beloved husband of the late Marie LEWIS (2000) and dear father of Caroline and Reg ALLEN of Sarnia, Brian and Cathy LEWIS of London, Sandra and Rob MacLENNAN of California, Sharon LEWIS of Strathroy and Archie (deceased 1993) and Debbie and Brian GLOIN of Strathroy. Loving grandfather of Rouchelle and Derrick GOODEN, Nicole and Paul MISLAN, Tanya and Michael MacPHERSON, Scott and Kevin LEWIS, James and Joel MacLENNAN, Kim LEWIS, Denise and Jeremy ROBERTSON and Pam LEWIS, Matt GLOIN and partner John-Paul MOTLEY, Ben GLOIN and fiancee Liz FAIRBAIRN, and Kasandra GLOIN. Great-grandfather of Hannah, Victoria, and Grace MISLAN, Nicholas and Deanna GOODEN, Christopher, SIOBHAN, Conor, and Devon MacPHERSON. Also survived by his sister-in-law Margaret LEWIS. Predeceased by brother Raymond LEWIS. Brother-in-law of Aileen FERGUSON of London, and Marwood and Vera FLETCHER of Windsor. Visitation was at Denning Bros. Funeral Home, on Tuesday, January 3, 2006 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. with funeral service on Wednesday at 11 a.m. Dr. Brian McKENZIE officiating. Interment at Poplar Hill Cemetery. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family. A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Gordon.

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McPHERSON o@ca.on.peterborough.north_monaghan.peterborough.the_peterborough_examiner 2006-03-28 published
FORGE, Muriel Annie Elizabeth
Peacefully at Fairhaven Home on Friday, March 24, 2006 in her 98th year. (Retired employee of Ontario Hydro). Dear daughter of the late Frank Edward FORGE and Margaret Ellen McPHERSON. Predeceased by her twin brother Frank FORGE. Survived by her sister-in-law Lucrece FORGE of North Bay, and her nephew Frank FORGE. At her request there will be no service or visitation. Private arrangements followed by interment at Trout Creek Union Cemetery, Trout Creek, Ontario. Arrangements Kaye Funeral Home "Memorial Chapel" 539 George Street North.

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McPHERSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-03-04 published
WALTERS, Dr. Jack H.
At Fort Lauderdale, Florida, suddenly on February 26, 2006, Dr. Jack H. WALTERS, 80, M.D., (F.R.C.S.C,) F.R.C.O.G., D.A.B.O.G., formerly of London and Bayfield. Former Chairman, Departments Obstetrics and Gynecology at St. Joseph's Hospital, London; Medical College of Ohio; University of Ottawa; and King Fahad Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Former President, Ontario Medical Association and Chairman, Canadian Medical Association. Father of Joan WALTERS, Oakville. Predeceased by wife Mary Clegg WALTERS, daughter Janet Walters McPHERSON and son John Frank WALTERS. A Service of Remembrance will be held at Memorial Funeral Home, 1559 Fanshawe Park Road, London, Ontario on Wednesday, March 8, 2006 at 12: 00 noon. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.

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McPHERSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-04-05 published
McPHERSON, Barbara Winnifred Roach Sheehan
Of Whitby (formerly of Claresholm, Alberta and Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario) who was born in Yorkshire, England 1937, and passed away peacefully with her loving daughters by her side on Monday, April 3, 2006. Barb will be remembered by her daughters, Karen SHEEHAN, Laura Sheehan AUSTIN (Frank) and Lisa Sheehan SHAW (Colin) and her grandchildren Bunny, Dani, Finley and Declan, and her many Friends throughout Canada and abroad. Mom, we know you are in heaven with our Aunties Josie and Janet and Nan and Grandpa and our Great Uncles Bill, Tom and George. God Bless You All. Visitation will be held at the W.C. Town Funeral Chapel, 110 Dundas St. East, Whitby 905-668-3410 on Friday, April 7, 7-9 p.m. and Saturday, April 8 at 12: 30 p.m. Service: Saturday, April 8 at 1: 30 p.m. Reception to follow. In memoriam donations made be made to Lakeridge Health Oshawa.

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McPHERSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-05-15 published
Sid BARRON, Cartoonist (1917-2006)
A humorist who favoured gentle wit over biting satire, his richly drawn works were always worth a second look
By Tom HAWTHORN, Special to The Globe and Mail, Page S8
Victoria -- Sid BARRON's cartoons demanded more than a glance and a guffaw.
His sly style lured readers into a lengthy examination of work rich in detail and wordy in execution. Diligent viewers would be well rewarded for their attention.
A typical Barron editorial cartoon included a scene that, at second glance, offered a cornucopia of visual puns, as well as such detritus as a cat holding a sign, or a biplane towing a banner.
These often included the two catchphrases that came to be associated with the artist -- "Mild, isn't it?" and "Aren't the mountains pretty today?"
He poked fun at local foibles for the Victoria Times and The Albertan of Calgary. As well, his cartoons appeared in the Toronto Star for more than a quarter century. He often took as his subject the residents of the vast suburban expanses surrounding downtown. He renamed Don Mills, where he had once made his home, as Dawn Mills, a quiet yet pretentious place where residents could not help but brag about the "exceptional quality" of their curbside trash.
His cartoons favoured gentle wit over biting satire. He did not usually take as his subject breaking news, or hapless politicians whose mistakes generated headlines. Instead, he found humour in the annoyances of everyday life. The critic Robert Fulford called him "the poet of the mundane."
In one cartoon, published by the Star in 1962, a disgruntled hockey fan watching his team on television has failed to notice his house burning down around him. A firefighter in the living room says, "Yeah, I'd have to go along on that… they're going to 'cheap penalty' themselves right out of the game."
The slice-of-life setting, the overheard dialogue, and the absurdity of the situation are typical of events in what came to be called Barronland. He described the setting of his cartoons as Anyplace, Canada.
Mr. BARRON shared the Star's editorial page with Duncan MacPHERSON, a brilliant caricaturist whose wit was as wicked as Mr. BARRON's was dry.
Mr. MacPHERSON skewered politicians with sometimes devastating results.
It is said the reputation of former prime minister John Diefenbaker never recovered from his portrayal as a rabbit-toothed Marie Antoinette, which reduced a statesman to a figure of ridicule.
The pair gave the Star an enviable tag team, although not all readers were enamoured of Mr. BARRON. One letter writer complained his works were "neither humorous nor meaningful but just nauseating." He had his defenders, too. " MacPHERSON's cartoons make us laugh at our leaders," another wrote, "but BARRON's make us laugh at ourselves."
Sidney Arnold BARRON was born in Toronto from a brief liaison between his young, unmarried mother and a Belgian officer billeted with his mother's family.
From birth, he was raised by his aunt and her husband, and grew up knowing his biological mother as Auntie Daisy. The woman he called his mother was his aunt, Florence. He would be an adult before learning the truth.
He moved with his adoptive family to Victoria at the age of 2.
A shy, skinny boy, the usual childhood miseries were made the worse by a spectacular stammer.
The impediment was so pronounced that in 1938 his father sent him to the National Hospital for Speech Disorders in New York. (The hospital was favoured by U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, who was on hand to open a new facility the following year.) In later years, the cartoonist liked to tell a story about his return home to an anxious family. As they gathered around, he announced, "I'm c-c-c-c-cured!"
In the late 1930s, he took art lessons from Allan Edwards, a precocious talent who was two years younger than Mr. BARRON and had followed him through South Park Elementary and Victoria High School.
Another Edwards student was Pierre Berton, an ambitious writer who also entertained a desire to be a cartoonist.
Mr. BARRON found work illustrating window cards for Victoria shops, and later painting billboards in Toronto.
When wartime restrictions halted the importation of American comic books, a Canadian industry was born overnight. Mr. BARRON found work as one of the freelancers in the stable of Educational Projects, a Montreal-based company whose bestselling title was Canadian Heroes. He was assigned to draw realistic depictions of historical events.
The Star Weekly magazine hired Mr. BARRON as a freelance illustrator, a lucrative gig that ended when the publication began purchasing syndicated works from American artists. He then spent much of the 1950s seeking work on the coast and in Ontario.
"During this period, it later became apparent, he developed a caustic assessment of the manners and moral values of his compatriots who populated the newer suburbs of Canada's expanding cities," Peter Desbarats wrote in The Hecklers, a 1979 history of Canadian political cartooning.
Mr. BARRON was hired as a cartoonist in 1958 by Victoria Times publisher Stuart Keate, who was eager for his afternoon daily to surpass the circulation of the morning rival, the Colonist. His works of gentle social commentary were entirely appropriate for the sleepy provincial capital. Three years later, Mr. BARRON began selling cartoons to the Star.
In 1962, Mr. BARRON moved to Calgary to work for The Albertan, all the while continuing with the Star as a client.
Few of his Toronto readers knew his cartoons were drawn from so far away. The humorist Gary LAUTENS described the circumstance for Star readers in 1964. " BARRON claims he is allergic to Toronto and every time he tries to live here (twice to date) he breaks out in airplane tickets and heads back for the foothills," he wrote.
Mr. BARRON worked in black ink and crayon on commercial board, applying bits of toned laminate. His characters were saddled with Everyman names such as Ralph or, especially, Harold. In one cartoon, two women are leaning over a backyard fence and one says to the other: "Harold's a small 'l' liberal… he doesn't know whether to vote Conservative, Liberal, New Democratic Party or Socred."
The "puddy tat," a cynical feline with ridiculous stripes, would appear in a lower corner holding a sign. Outdoor scenes would incorporate the biplane.
In 1983, editorial cartoonists met at convention in Toronto, gathering one evening in the C.N. Tower restaurant high above the city. Roy Peterson, of the Vancouver Sun, hired an airplane to fly past while towing a banner reading, "Mild, isn't it?"
Mr. BARRON was a gentle man of bohemian instinct, rarely lacking for female companionship, although a growing brood of children and stepchildren placed some limits on his romantic adventures. He met his third wife in Victoria in 1975 at what is now the Eric Martin Pavilion, where both were recuperating from breakdowns. Their union would last until Mr. BARRON's death.
He quit drawing cartoons in 1989, retiring to Coombs on Vancouver Island. He and his artist wife painted, Mr. BARRON indulging his passion for watercolour seascapes.
Several collections of his works were published over the years, including Barron's Victoria (1959), 2nd Annual Barron's Victoria (1960), Barron's Toronto (1965), Barron's Calgary Cartoons (1967), Barron Book (With Puddytat Centrefold) (1972), and The Best of Barron (1985). He also illustrated the Eric Nicol humour book, A Scar is Born (1968).
The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria held an exhibition of his works in 1973. Barron cartoons that once hung in the stairway home of British Columbia Premier W.A.C. Bennett are part of a travelling exhibit from the Kelowna Museum. The cartoons, also including works by Mr. Peterson, are currently on display at the Courtenay and District Museum on Vancouver Island.
The largest collection of his originals was gathered by the former National Archives in Ottawa, now Library and Archives Canada, which has 1,344 drawings. The Glenbow Museum in Calgary owns 70 originals published in The Albertan.
At a memorial service in Victoria, mourners were invited to speak about the deceased. Some did so by quoting from memory the captions to decades-old cartoons.
Sid BARRON was born on June 13, 1917, in Toronto. He died on April 29 at Mount Saint Mary Hospital in Victoria. He was 88. He leaves his third wife, Jessamine, known as Jesi; her daughter, Susan BARRON, and son David CONNOR; a daughter, Lisa MURRAY, from his first marriage; a son, Steven BARRON, and a daughter, Catherine McLEOD, from his second marriage; and, a sister, Florence HARTMAN. He also leaves eight grandchildren.

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McPHERSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-05-20 published
George BAIN, Journalist And Teacher (1920-2006)
He compensated for his minimal education by hard work, deep research and a fastidiousness that won him a string of plum reporting jobs at The Globe, writes Sandra MARTIN. It also won him the ire of Pierre Trudeau after he pilloried the then prime minister for swearing in the House of Commons
By Sandra MARTIN, Page S9
A self-described contrarian, George BAIN was the pre-eminent political columnist of his era, and undoubtedly the most versatile. He was equally adept at skewering prime ministers and crinkling the morning pages of the good grey Globe and Mail with clever playful conceits. Self-educated, debonair and proud -- some might say arrogant -- he was proprietorial about his prose and he rarely brooked interference with either the content or the style of his copy.
Mr. BAIN opened The Globe's first foreign bureau in London and in Washington. He was an early opponent of the War Measures Act when it was proclaimed by Pierre Trudeau as a Draconian defence against a feared separatist insurrection and he later took Mr. Trudeau to task for swearing in the House of Commons and fibbing about it afterward in what came to be known as the "fuddle duddle" incident. That gave Mr. BAIN another first -- the deliberate use of the word "fuck" in a Globe and Mail column.
"He combined the free-spirited moxie of the old school with the thoughtfulness and professionalism of the new," wrote David Hayes in Power and Influence, his 1992 history of The Globe. "He was a master at developing sources, learning that small fry within the departments were often more useful than big-name politicians and bureaucrats."
Intense, and suffering from diverticulitis, a disease of the colon, Mr. BAIN often vomited from stress when he was writing his column. Poking fun at himself, he once mockingly denied the "widespread belief" that "when the BAIN stomach suffers an overdose of acidity, the BAIN wit flowers most brilliantly."
High principled, bristling with integrity and fastidious in his attire, Mr. BAIN was "impossible" to manage, said Clark DAVEY, a former managing editor of The Globe and a friend since the 1950s. "George had his view and the rest of the world could go to hell, which is a great thing in a columnist and a helluva problem in an employee."
Describing Mr. BAIN as passionate about writing, reading, drinking fine vintages, building stone walls and the practise and process of politics, Mr. DAVEY said he will always remember his elegance not only in the way that he dressed and wrote, but in the way he thought about the world. "He made me feel good about myself because I was in the same business."
George Charles Stewart BAIN was the eldest of four children of William Steward and Mary (née ROSS) BAIN. His father was president of the Bain Coal Co. and his mother was a homemaker. The family lived in north Toronto, where George attended Hodgson Public School and then North Toronto Collegiate.
At 16, he wrote a letter to the city editor of the Toronto Daily Star, presenting his services as a "journalist," an offer that was politely declined. Finish the school year, the editor advised, and then come and ask about a summer job as a copy boy. When George showed up in June, the editor was on vacation. So he went to the rival paper, the Toronto Telegram, told them he had come from the Star and was hired right away. "Newspapers are like that. They have a tendency to think the people at the other place are better than the ones they have," he observed later. "In any event, it turned out to be a good move; the Tely was paying $8 for a five-and-a-half-day week, whereas the Star was paying only Two dollars was an important distinction in the mid-1930s, especially since his father had died of a heart attack that summer and his mother passed away in 1939. "We were sort of adrift," said Mr. BAIN's younger brother, Ian, now a retired social worker. "George was on his own and the rest of us were farmed out to relatives." Ian was sent to Winnipeg, and Moyna and Sheila to Scotland.
As for George, he stayed at the Tely and never again saw the inside of a classroom -- at least as a student. For the rest of his working life, he camouflaged his lack of formal education by hard work, deep research and meticulous attention to his literary and sartorial style. Sounding, reading and looking the part of a well-educated professional became a protective armour. He enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force in 1940 and spent four years overseas as a bomber pilot. Assigned to 424 Squadron, he flew Wellingtons over Europe, North Africa, Italy and Sicily, returning to Canada late in 1944. On December 16, he married Marion Jene BREAKEY, whom he had met before the war when both of them were working in downtown Toronto. A former secretary and an accomplished cook, she typed all his book manuscripts and supplied all the recipes for his 1972 book, Champagne is for Breakfast. They had one son, Christopher, who was born in 1953. She died in 1998.
After Mr. BAIN was demobilized, he briefly went back to the Telegram, then joined The Globe and Mail as a reporter in October of 1945. He covered city hall and the provincial legislature at Queen's Park and acquired the nickname Basher after an altercation with a policeman "of considerable height and weight," according to Mr. BAIN's recollection. There is probably no connection between this anecdote and The Globe's decision to send Mr. BAIN to Ottawa as its parliamentary correspondent in the two-person Ottawa bureau in 1952.
In the mid-1950s, while still covering the House of Commons, Mr. BAIN was given a signed editorial column, a very unusual move in those days. "He may not have invented the genre, but he certainly perfected the breezy, shoot-from-the-hip style of political column-writing," Mr. Hayes observed in his book. Mr. BAIN delighted in breaking free from the constraints of the inverted pyramid style of newspaper writing that allowed editors to cut from the bottom and encouraged writers to produce action-packed top-heavy lead paragraphs.
Instead of writing for his editors or his colleagues, Mr. BAIN aimed directly at readers, shaking them awake with provocative ideas and shrewd analysis. He loved turning a phrase, switch-hitting political analysis with lighter fare or in introducing a budget discussion with a verse or two, as in: "Forget for the moment the taxes, / There's some cause for some feeble hosannas: / Pay heed that the budget relaxes/ The tariff that's paid on bananas."
The newspaper sent him to London in 1957 to open its first foreign bureau in a style that his son said belongs to a different era. They lived in Mayfair, he went to private school, they travelled extensively and entertained lavishly. Mr. BAIN arrived in Washington to open The Globe's first American bureau in 1961, just as John F. Kennedy was making American presidential politics glamorous. And he was there to cover the assassination from a Canadian perspective.
Back in Ottawa in 1964, he revived his national affairs column and published many of his older pieces in a book, I've Been Around and Around and Around. The next year, he published Nursery Rhymes to be Read Aloud by Young Parents with Old Children, which won the Stephen Leacock Award for Humour. A Guide to Canadian Parliamentary Procedure came out in 1970.
In journalistic circles, he will always be remembered for his rejection of the War Measures Act after it was proclaimed on October 16, 1970. Such a Draconian law enraged his civil libertarian principles. "What's going on here?" he demanded the next morning in his column. He went on to argue that "either the government previously grossly underestimated the potential of the F.L.Q. and has only recently come into possession of alarming new facts, or its recent extreme actions are the result of panic, which itself is the result of frustration at being unable to do anything about the two kidnapped men."
Four months later, when Mr. Trudeau mouthed an obscenity in the House at John Lundrigan, a Progressive Conservative from Newfoundland, Mr. BAIN was riled again. He had never liked Mr. Trudeau's easy superiority, which probably rankled him because of his own carefully concealed hardscrabble roots. Sneering at "the-snotty-rich-kid-from-Outremont syndrome," Mr. BAIN condemned the prime minister's "covert, behind-the-hand" gesture because it enabled him to "express contempt for the opposition, without harming his image with the sweet little old ladies up and down the land who will insist upon believing that the Emperor is a much-abused man."
Mr. BAIN left The Globe twice. The first time was in 1973. Feeling stale and restless as a five-times-a-week columnist, he accepted an offer from the Toronto Star to become the paper's editorial page editor. "Where's BAIN?" came a letter from Mr. Trudeau, the same prime minister who had refused to give Mr. BAIN an interview all the time he had worked for The Globe, according to Dic DOYLE in his memoir, Hurly-Burly: A Time at The Globe.
Administration not being Mr. BAIN's strength, he wisely extracted a promise of a foreign posting from Martin GOODMAN, then editor of the Star, as an escape tunnel if he and the editorial board proved incompatible -- as it surely did under the idiosyncratic demands of publisher Beland HONDERICH. Before he departed for London as European and Middle East correspondent for The Star, Mr. BAIN left a note for his successor at the editorial board he had probably borrowed from H.L. Mencken: "Writing editorials is like wetting your pants while wearing a blue serge suit. Nobody notices and it leaves you with a warm feeling."
In 1978, he published Letters from Lilac, with illustrations by Duncan MacPHERSON, a collection of the whimsical columns he had written in The Globe as fictional letters from Clem Watkins Jr., a rural Pepys reporting on the state of the nation from the imaginary town of Lilac, Saskatchewan. Mr. BAIN, who wrote five times a week, had invented Clem and Lilac as comic relief for himself and his readers.
He worked at the Star for six years until he resigned to take up an appointment as director of the journalism school at King's College in Halifax in 1979. Writer Stephen Kimber, who still teaches at the school, was one of Mr. BAIN's early hires. He remembers a time, probably in 1980 or 1981, when Clark Davey was visiting Halifax. "George, who had a habit of dropping in on the all-night production sessions for the school's weekly newspaper, dragged him along. They arrived somewhere around 2 in the morning and were quickly put to work writing headlines for The Monitor. That they cheerfully pitched in left a real impression on the students."
Although Mr. BAIN had officially left daily journalism for academe, he kept on writing columns and articles for a number of outlets. In the 1980s and '90s, he wrote regular columns for various outlets, including a media column in Maclean's, features for Saturday Night, a wine column for Air Canada's En Route magazine and a national affairs column in Report on Business magazine. With a change of editorship at the Report On Business magazine, Mr. BAIN was dropped, a decision he took very hard.
Having disappeared from The Globe once before, he was determined to write a final column to mark his exit this time. The Globe wouldn't print it, citing a policy of not publishing final columns, but the Toronto Sun's Douglas FISHER had no such qualms. "The eventual final parting has been in the works for some time in circumstances of extraordinary unpleasantness… and when I sat down this morning… ready to add another to what must be more than 3,000 columns, on this page, I found myself asking, 'What in hell am I doing here?' " In a final word to his readers, he wrote: "I'll be seeing you around. But not here, not here."
Always acerbic, often testy, Mr. BAIN got grumpier as the decades passed. In 1994, he published his most serious book, Gotcha: How the Media Distort the News, a heavily researched critique of the way journalists (mainly from a generation younger than his) covered news and especially political stories. Derived mainly from his media column in Maclean's, Mr. BAIN was particularly incensed about the way broadcast and print journalists had covered the Mulroney government: "The most intense and unrelenting campaign of denigration that any Canadian government has faced at least this side of the Second World War."
Journalists have both power and influence, so having someone with the integrity and credentials of Mr. BAIN take them to task on ethical issues is both useful and instructive. But he seemed incapable of mixing any wine with his vinegar in Gotcha, with the result that he often sounded simply sour.
The BAINs continued to live in Nova Scotia after he retired from teaching at King's, having bought a property and built a home (with a cellar for his vintage wine collection) on the water in Mahone Bay. Carleton University gave him an honorary degree in 1983 and so did King's in 1986. Although he never was appointed to the Senate, like his old boss Dic DOYLE, he was made a member of the Order of Canada in 2001. He travelled to Ottawa for the investiture and made a witty speech, but, by then, he had begun his serious decline into Alzheimer's disease. Old habits continued, and he was still trying to write in the fall of 2004 when he could no longer live on his own and moved into a veterans hospital.
George BAIN was born in Toronto on January 29, 1920. He died in Halifax on May 14. He was 86. He is survived by his son Christopher, two grandchildren and his three younger siblings and their families.

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McPHERSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-09-15 published
GLASSER, Penelope Jane
Died June 9, 2006 at her home in Toronto, Ontario. Born on May 6, 1943 in Kitchener, Ontario to Frederick and Dorothy (née THORNE) GLASSER, Pen graduated from Eastwood Collegiate in Kitchener and the University of Waterloo, and later obtained her Master's degree from York University. She married Douglas L. MacPHERSON of Kitchener in 1965. In her early years, Pen was an accomplished singer/performer with leading roles in Gilbert and Sullivan productions throughout high school and university. Following a brief career as a secondary school teacher, Pen expressed her exceptional gifts through her art. She also wrote about the arts, and worked on film and video productions. Throughout much of her career, Pen was intensely interested in Native Canadian spirituality and art and studied with several shamans. She is survived by Doug MacPHERSON, Doug's sister Barbara BUTLER and her family, and Doug's brother Bruce MacPHERSON and his family. A get together to celebrate and remember Pen will be held in October; date and location to be determined. If you are interested in attending, please send an email to penglasser@xplornet.com. Donations to the Canadian Mental Health Association (donate online at www.cmha.ca), to the Schizophrenia Society of Canada (donate online at www.schizophrenia.ca), or to the arts organization of your choice in memory of Pen would be appreciated.

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McPHERSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-09-15 published
McMULLEN, Joseph Neil
Peacefully at Markham-Stouffville Hospital on Monday, September 11, 2006, Joseph Neil McMULLEN of Winlane Drive in Stouffville in his 92nd year. A loving and devoted husband to Eurla DAVIS for 67 years. Beloved father of Norman of Richmond Hill. Affectionately remembered by Kevin DARK. Predeceased by his elder son Neil in 1983. Loving father-in-law of Joan of Corunna and proud grandfather of Jacob and Andrew and his wife Kari. A special uncle to Beth and Jack MacPHERSON and their family. He was the son of Bertha BARKEY and Jacob McMULLEN and is lovingly remembered by his sisters Dora REAMAN and Luella FULLER and his sister-in-law Evelyn, Mrs. Earl McMULLEN. Predeceased by his brothers Earl, Lorne and his wife Fern, Clifford and his wife Margaret, and Ross and by his sisters Erma and Margaret and her husband Albert BOAKE, brothers-in-law Willaim REARNAN and Gordon FULLER. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Visitation at O'Neill Funeral Home, 6324 Main Street, Stouffville (905-642-2855) on Thursday evening from 7: 00-9:00 and on Friday from 2: 00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. A funeral service will be held on Saturday at 2: 00 p.m in the chapel with interment in Stouffville Cemetery. Joe was a well respected resident of Stouffville and he was extremely proud of his family's long history in the community. His gentle kindness and keen sense of humour endeared him to Friends and family. He will be greatly missed. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Altona Mennonite Meeting House Fund in care of the Mennonite Historical Society of Ontario.

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McPHERSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-09-28 published
WCISLO, Stanislaw Francis, Q.C.
Died on September 26, 2006, in Toronto, aged 89. Born in Biezanow, Poland, on July 19, 1917. Graduate of the Jagellonian University, Krakow, in Political Science, Philosophy and Law. Proudly fought as a member of the Polish Underground Partisan Alaska movement in Poland during World War 2. Immigrated to Canada post-war, graduated from the University of Toronto, followed by Osgoode Hall Law School in 1956. Engaged in the private practice of law serving the Polish community in Toronto, prior to joining the Toronto Regional Office of the Federal Department of Justice shortly after its creation in 1966, where he worked until his retirement. An active supporter and contributor to the cultural life of Toronto's Polish community, including the Polish-Canadian Publishing Fund (to which donations may be made in lieu of flowers). Survived by his wife of 45 years, Alice (née MacPHERSON,) daughter Marie-Louise WCISLO, son-in-law Manfred KALTHOFF and granddaughter Monique KALTHOFF. Will be missed by Friends and family in both Canada and Europe. My father was a proud, strong, determined and difficult man, whose personal and professional life reflected the principles in which he believed: love of and service to country, freedom, justice, and loyalty to family and Friends. He was never subject to compromise and convenience. Funeral Mass will be held in St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church, 11873 The Gore Road, Brampton (Wildfield) on Friday morning, September 29 at 10 o'clock. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, 8361 Yonge Street, Thornhill. Arrangements by Egan Funeral Home, Bolton (905-857-2213). Condolences for the family may be offered at www.eganfuneralhome.com

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McPHERSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-12-18 published
McPHERSON, Natalie Strickland (née GALE)
On Saturday, December 16th, 2006, at home in Picton at the age of 82. Natalie was predeceased by her husband Sandy (1997). She is lovingly remembered by her children, Diana and Douglas (Sally), her siblings Tom (Pat) GALE and Gwynneth BOURNE, her granddaughter Sarah (Jaison), and many nieces and nephews. Natalie will be long remembered for her passion for life, and spreading her love of spinning and weaving to countless Friends in Prince Edward County ("The County"). A very special thanks for the wonderful home care and nursing that she received. A Funeral Service celebrating her life will be held at 12: 30 p.m. at Saint Mary Magdalene Church, 335 Main Street, Picton, Ontario. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Prince Edward County Hospital Foundation would be appreciated.

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McPHERSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-12-19 published
McPHERSON, Natalie Strickland (née GALE)
On Saturday, December 16th, 2006, at home in Picton at the age of 82. Natalie was predeceased by her husband Sandy (1997). She is lovingly remembered by her children, Diana and Douglas (Sally), her siblings Tom (Pat) GALE and Gwynneth BOURNE, her granddaughter Sarah (Jaison), and many nieces and nephews. Natalie will be long remembered for her passion for life, and spreading her love of spinning and weaving to countless Friends in Prince Edward County ("The County"). A very special thanks for the wonderful home care and nursing that she received. A Funeral Service celebrating her life will be held at 12: 30 p.m. Thursday, December 21 at Saint Mary Magdalene Church, 335 Main Street, Picton, Ontario. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Prince Edward County Hospital Foundation would be appreciated.

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McPHERSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-16 published
VAXVICK, Kalmer
Passed away January 14, 2006 in hospital at 93 years of age. Beloved husband of Mary (MacPHERSON.) He will be sadly missed by his brothers and sister. He will be long remembered by many nieces and nephews. Family and Friends will be received at Pine Hills Cemetery, Visitation, Chapel and Reception, 625 Birchmount Road (north of St. Clair Ave East). 416-267-8229, on Tuesday, January 17, 2006 from 12: 30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. A funeral service will follow at 1: 30 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to The War Amps.

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McPHERSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-17 published
KENT, Wallace Reid, B.A., M.D., (F.R.C.S.C)
With sadness, the family announces the death of their father, in his 84th year, on January 14, 2006. Graduate of the University of Western Ontario in 1953. Lifetime practice of surgery at the Trillium (Mississauga) Hospital, Veteran of World War 2 - Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve. Lifetime husband of Hope MUTCH (deceased 1991) and more recently husband of Christene INNES- MacPHERSON (deceased 2005). Loved and respected by sons Kevin and his wife Linda, Wallace and his wife Lorraine, and daughter Faith ROBILLARD and her husband David. Dear grandfather of Andrew and Graham, Melody and Wallace, Steven and Gregory and uncle of his only niece Marjorie WEEDEN (née KENT) and her husband James and daughter Ashleigh. Predeceased by brother Ralph, Embro, Ontario (January 2002). Always there for family and Friends. He will be sadly missed. No visitation. Private family service will be held. Cremation and remains to be interred in the family plot, North Embro Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, if desired, remembrances to the Trillium Health Centre, Mississauga or to the charity of your choice is appreciated. 'We can expect seventy years or maybe eighty if we are healthy, but even our best years bring us trouble and sorrow. Suddenly our time is up and we disappear.' Psalm 90

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McPHERSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-02-06 published
HAINES, Jack
On Friday, February 3, 2006, in his 86th year. Loving husband of Marjorie. Dear father of Lorne (Janice) and Murray (Ellen). son of the late Herb and Emily. Cousin of Gary HANES, Edna TIMPSON and John and Allen McPHERSON. Brother-in-law to Bob, Stan, Frank and Harry, all deceased. Jack was a member of the West Way Dance Club. Family will receive Friends at Scott Funeral Home, 420 Dundas St. East, Mississauga (one block west of Cawthra Rd.) 905-272-4040, Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the chapel on Thursday, February 9, 2006 at 10: 30 a.m. with Reverend Darrow WOODS officiating. Interment at Glendale Memorial Gardens, 1810 Albion Rd., Toronto. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

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McPHERSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-02-07 published
HURST, Margaret Alexander
(Retired head Nurse of the O.R. at Collingwood General and Marine Hospital)
Passed away peacefully on Monday, February 6, 2006 at G&M Hospital, in her 69th year. Margaret, beloved sister of the late Neil HURST and his wife Violet McPHERSON, the late Marian FLETCHER and her husband Lloyd and Isobel JARDINE and her late husband Alan. Cherished aunt of Richard HURST, Sandra GREEN, Heather WAGNER, Gregory FLETCHER and Cathy McQUEEN. Predeceased by parents Alexander and Flora HURST, by her nephew Danny and niece Alanna. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, February 8, 2006 at Fawcett Funeral Home - Collingwood Chapel, 82 Pine Street, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will take place on Thursday, February 9, 2006 at First Presbyterian Church, 200 Maple Street, Collingwood at 1: 00 p.m. Spring interment at First Presbyterian Cemetery, Collingwood. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made payable to the Collingwood General and Marine Hospital or the charity of the donor's choice in Margie's memory. Friends may leave condolences for the family by visiting www.fawcettfuneralhomes.com

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McPHERSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-02-08 published
ROBINSON, Jean Elizabeth (née MacKAY)
Peacefully at Faith Manor, Holland Christian Homes, in Brampton, on Sunday, February 5th, 2006, Jean (MacKAY) ROBINSON, formerly of Erin, in her 94th year. Beloved wife of the late Charles (Robbie) ROBINSON (1990.) Loving mother of Helen ROBINSON of Lindsay, Gail ROBINSON of Etobicoke, and the late Mac ROBINSON (2004.) Devoted grandmother of Amanda ROBINSON, and Colin ROBINSON. Cherished great-grandmother of Tyler MacKay ROBINSON. Predeceased by her parents Dr. John MacKAY, and Ella SIME. Dear sister of Jessie McPHERSON of Ottawa. Predeceased by her brother Fred MacKAY. Jean will be missed by her niece Betty BRADFORD and her husband Dan, and nephew John McPHERSON and his wife Lise OUIMET- McPHERSON. Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will take place in the Harmony Hall, at Holland Christian Homes, 7900 McLaughlin Rd. South, Brampton, on Monday, February 13th at 3: 00 p.m. with Rev. Jeff DAVISON of Erin United Church officiating. If desired, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated as expression of sympathy. Special thanks to the staff, volunteers, and Friends at Faith Manor.

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McPHERSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-02-28 published
Bob MacDONALD, 76, chased the big stories
Longtime Sun reporter spent 55 years in business
'Banned for life' from press club several times
By Phinjo GOMBU, Staff Reporter
Bob MacDONALD, the Toronto Sun's legendary reporter and columnist, was a scrappy Maritime conservative skeptical of all politicians.
But he remained to the end a loyal admirer of Robert Stanfield, a fellow Nova Scotian who nearly became prime minister.
Like many other fellow Maritimers, MacDONALD had a stubborn streak that involved subservience to no one, recalled Peter WORTHINGTON, founding editor of the Sun, yesterday.
It was a trait that drove many of his editors crazy, WORTHINGTON said, although MacDONALD always managed to redeem himself by coming up with yet another great story.
MacDONALD, 76, died Sunday of prostate cancer. He was diagnosed with the disease about 14 years ago.
"(MacDONALD) probably represents the Sun newsroom more than any single individual," said WORTHINGTON as he paid the ultimate tribute to MacDONALD, a reporter and columnist for 55 years.
"The newsroom won't quite be the same without him."
MacDONALD was born in the small mining town of Plymouth Park, Nova Scotia, the son of a shop steward on the railroad.
He graduated from Acadia University and then studied journalism at Columbia University in New York City before being hired by the Toronto Star in 1953.
He later spent a decade at the Toronto Telegram before joining the Sun.
Colleagues yesterday remembered him as a brave, iconoclastic reporter who never tired of chasing a great story, but who always found time to mentor young reporters.
His scoops over the years were famous.
For the Star, using old contacts, he managed to sneak into the room where Prince Philip was visiting relatives of the victims of the Springhill mining disaster.
For the Telegram, he covered the FLQ crisis, and for the Sun, he wrote the paper's first front-page story about a $10 million boondoggle involving the sale of supposedly surplus jets the government had to replace.
WORTHINGTON said MacDONALD would drive the Ottawa press gallery nuts by breaking stories -- which they had to follow -- during his occasional visits to cover Parliament Hill.
He was such a great reporter that WORTHINGTON made sure that despite his desire to be a columnist, MacDONALD continued to break stories for the Sun for some time.
Outside of the newsroom, MacDONALD's exploits included the dubious distinction, along with Star cartoonist Duncan MacPHERSON, of being "banned for life" several times after dustups at the press club.
"When he was off the wagon, life was far more exciting, but it was much easier when he was on it," WORTHINGTON said.
After he became a Sun columnist in the late 1970s, MacDONALD was finally able to freely flaunt his blue Tory beliefs, while railing against the evils of communism and terrorism.
He had clear likes and dislikes. During the Bosnian conflict, he supported the Croatians and opposed the Serbians.
One story around that time had him so angry that his twice-weekly column had been cut to once a week that he organized members of the Croatian community to picket the Sun until the decision was reversed.
"The thing about my dad was that he talked to everybody, from the most glamorous movie star and well-known politician, to the guy walking on the street with his hand out because that's all he had," said his only child, Moira MacDONALD, a freelance writer.
"He was genuinely interested in people and the stories they had to tell," she said.
Besides his daughter, MacDONALD is survived by his wife Nellie-Joe, grand_son Holm GILL, sister Betty HEIGHTON, brother Russell MacDONALD and nine nephews and nieces.
A memorial is planned for Thursday at a time and place to be determined.

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McPHERSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-03-04 published
MEYER, Katherine T.
Suddenly at her home on Friday, March 3, 2006, at age 75. Beloved wife of the late Walter Horst MEYER. Dearly loved mother of Carole MacPHERSON and her husband Fred, Dianne GENTILI and her husband Luciano, and Paul and his wife Jennifer. Devoted grandmother of Alexandra, Brendan, Madelyn, Andrew and Melissa. Survived by her dear mother Maria BRUCKLER and predeceased by her father Frank. A lady of strong family values, dignity and courage and she will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter "Butler" Chapel, 4933 Dundas St. W., Etobicoke (between Kipling and Islington Aves.) from 2-4 p.m. Sunday and from 7-9 p.m. Monday. Funeral Mass will be held at 10: 30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 7, 2006 at Transfiguration of Our Lord Church, 45 Ludstone Dr., Etobicoke. Cremation to follow. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Parkinson Society of Canada or to the Breast Cancer Society.

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McPHERSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-03-07 published
MacPHERSON, Kenneth " MAC"
Veteran World War 2, Royal Canadian Air Force
At Peel Memorial Hospital, Brampton on Thursday, March 2, 2006 in his 94th year; beloved husband of the late Marion CAMERON loved father of Anne WILLS and her husband Bob of Niagara-on-the-Lake, Jamie MacPHERSON and his wife Marcia of Orangeville; dear grandfather of Craig, Iain and Lauren; also sadly missed by his sister Kit LAING and his nieces and nephews. A private family service was held in the Dods and McNair Funeral Home and Chapel, 21 First Street, Orangeville (519-941-1392). Spring interment Alton Public Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the charity of your choice would be appreciated. A tree has been planted in memory of Ken and Marion in the Dods & McNair Memorial Forest at the Island Lake Conservation Area, Orangeville. A dedication service will be held on Sunday, September 10, 2006 at 2: 30 p.m.

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McPHERSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-03-11 published
McPHERSON, George B.
Originally from Airdrie, Lanarkshire, Scotland, died peacefully at Toronto Grace Hospital on Thursday, March 9th 2006. George has gone home to be reunited with his late wife Evelyn and daughter Heather. Sincere thanks to the palliative staff who made George's last hours comfortable. George will be missed by Maureen and Bob, Bev (Ryan,) Kim (Colin) NIAMH and Aiden, and Agnes (mother-in-law.) Family and Friends may visit at the Ogden Funeral Home, 4164 Sheppard Ave. East, Agincourt (east of Kennedy Rd.), Monday from 9: 30 to 11:00 a.m. Funeral Service to follow in the Chapel at 11: 00 a.m. Cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Toronto Grace Hospital Palliative Care Unit.

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McPHERSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-03-15 published
McPHERSON, George Anderson
(Veteran of World War 2)
Peacefully with his loving family by his side on Tuesday, March 14, 2006 in his 79th year. George, beloved husband of Annie. Loving father and friend of Keith, Kelly, Robert, Valerie, Sheila and their families. Dear brother of Kathleen and the late Arnold, brother-in-law of Ollie, Jessie, Mary and the late Michael and their families. George was born in Scotland and raised in Saskatchewan. Graduated from University of Saskatoon in Engineering Physics and earned his Masters in Meteorology at the University of Toronto. George retired from a long distinguished career with Atmospheric Environment Services, as Director of Ontario Region. He was well known for his community and church involvement, and helped many people through his life. An avid birdwatcher and life long Toronto Maple Leaf fan. He will be sadly missed by all. Memorial visitation at Saint Mark's Presbyterian Church (1 Greenland Road) on Friday, March 17, 2006 from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Saint Mark's Presbyterian Church or a charity of your choice. 'God looked around His garden And found an empty space, He then looked upon the earth And saw your tired face. He put His arms around you And lifted you to rest, God's garden must be beautiful For He only takes the best. He saw the road was getting rough And the hills were hard to climb So He closed your weary eyes And whispered 'Peace be Thine'. It broke our hearts to lose you But you do not go alone, For part of us went with you When Jesus called you home.-Love You Always. Your Family

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McPHERSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-25 published
LINDSAY, George Allan
World War II Veteran
Passed away peacefully in Kingston on Monday, April 10, 2006, George Allan age 84 years. George was born in Paisley, Scotland, and is survived by a brother John who lives in Scotland. Will be missed by Bonnie and Jim MacPHERSON and family of Smiths Falls, and Marion MacPHERSON of Bermuda. A Funeral Service led by Captain Brian FULLER was held at the Lannin Funeral Home, Smiths Falls on Thursday, April 13th, 2006 at 2 p.m. Interment Hillcrest Cemetery in Smiths Falls. In memory of George, donations to the Royal Canadian Legion would be appreciated.

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McPHERSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-28 published
MacPHERSON, Lachlan " Lachie"
At the Carpenter Hospice on April 26, 2006, Lachie MacPHERSON. Dear brother of Neil, Catriona, Mairi and Alistair, all of Scotland. Dear uncle of Maureen, Ann and Archie. Great-uncle of Cheryl, Ashley, Jennifer, Michael, Carol and Isabelle. Great-great-uncle of Braydon and Colton. Friends may call at Dodsworth and Brown Funeral Home, Burlington Chapel, 2241 New Street (at Drury Lane), Burlington (905-637-5233), Friday 7-9 p.m. Service in the Chapel Saturday at 11 a.m., followed by cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Carpenter Hospice would be appreciated by the family.

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McFETTERS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-04-29 published
Trying to reconcile a man's life and death
Friends are wondering how a college student from a good family ended up shot dead by police, writes Anthony REINHART
By Anthony REINHART, Page A11
Toronto -- Until a couple of weeks ago, anyone who knew the real Shelton McKENZIE would have expected to find him out clubbing last night, toasting his 21st birthday on some Toronto dance floor in smooth urban attire and a fresh pair of Jordans.
Instead, his Friends dressed for a visitation yesterday at a funeral home in his hometown of Ajax, east of Toronto, to file past Mr. McKENZIE's coffin and wonder whether they really knew him at all.
Specifically, they've been wondering how Mr. McKENZIE -- who came from a middle-class suburban family, who worked as a produce clerk through high school, who had young women lining up for his ever-respectful attention, and who took police courses in college just last fall -- wound up shot dead by police this month.
It happened just before dawn on Thursday, April 13, near an upscale home in the Thornhill community north of Toronto, where the THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON family had just endured a home invasion robbery.
York Regional Police arrived as Mr. McKENZIE and another person fled in the THOMPSONs' pickup truck. Officers opened fire on the truck, killing Mr. McKENZIE. The second man ran off and holed up in another home and was arrested within hours.
Ontario's Special Investigations Unit, which probes deaths and injuries related to police, is still examining the killing of Mr. McKENZIE.
But York police have linked the two men to five home invasions in and around Toronto since late February, including the gunpoint robbery of Sherry COOPER, chief economist at BMO Nesbitt Burns, and her husband, Peter.
As she squinted through the murk of predawn to find two masked men standing in her bedroom, Ms. COOPER felt surprised, bewildered and terrified on the morning of March 13.
Police say Mr. McKENZIE was one of the two mud-splattered men standing before her and her husband. The pair had broken into the COOPERs' ravine-side home in Hogg's Hollow, an exclusive enclave in North Toronto.
They bound the couple with duct tape, ransacked the house and fled with cash, jewellery, computers and BlackBerrys.
Their masks, and the shock that gripped the COOPERs, made them all but impossible to identify.
"We refer to the 'old guy' and the 'young guy' when we speak to each other, or the 'big guy,' Ms. COOPER told The Globe and Mail, "and we're not even sure we're referring to the same people."
Ms. COOPER, 55, was also caught without her glasses or contact lenses. "I'm not blind without my glasses, but it was pleasingly fuzzy, believe me. I didn't particularly want to be 100-per-cent conscious."
She was conscious enough, however, to talk her way to some relief after one of the men, armed with a gun, pinned her to the bed.
"He said he wanted jewellery and I said, 'Let me show you… where it is,' Ms. COOPER said. "So, fortunately, that got us to stand up and walk in there" to where her valuables were stored.
The couple were led downstairs and taped to a pillar. One man stood guard, pointing a gun at them, the other combed the house, selecting items to fill his backpack and tossing others to the floor.
Asked whether either man seemed like a novice, or a junior partner, Ms. COOPER had this to say about the one who stood guard: "Until the very end I would have thought that he was more nervous, and that he wasn't as aggressive, he wasn't a leader," she said.
"However, at the end, I managed to get myself out of the tape, and it was that stand-guard guy that saw me. And then he grabbed me and, you know, pulled me up the steps and told me, now he's going to have to hurt me, now he's going to have to shoot me, and he threw me down on the floor and said he was going to have to shoot me.
"And it was the other one who said, 'Take her back downstairs.' So they just retaped us."
"There wasn't, like, a good cop and a bad cop; there wasn't a leader and a follower," she said. "They were brutal. They clearly hated us, just [because of] what we had."
But for the people who knew or encountered Shelton McKENZIE, nothing is very clear. No one -- from coaches and former co-workers to Friends and the police themselves -- has been able to reconcile the way he lived with the way he died.
"I really don't know how or why he became involved," Detective Sergeant Fred MOFFATT of York's holdup squad said, adding that police have seen more young people from trouble-free backgrounds jumping "right into doing robberies."
Sometimes the goal is to win acceptance from a gang. Others are dragged in by underworld creditors, such as drug dealers.
"I don't know if that's the case here, so I would never say that," Det. Sgt. MOFFATT said. "We're still investigating and still trying to figure out exactly where he comes from. But yeah, it's a mystery."
Mr. McKENZIE's parents, who have requested privacy from reporters, are "just blown away" by what happened, said Lance BROWN, their pastor at Refuge City Pentecostal Church in Ajax. "I knew Shelton. He was a great kid," Mr. BROWN said.
At the No Frills on Kingston Road in Pickering, Tony CORNACCHIA recalled how Mr. McKENZIE "always asked for as many hours as I could give him" in the produce department, where he was the most experienced part-timer, until he left the job a year ago. "I left him in charge quite a few times, on evenings and weekends."
Mr. CORNACCHIA remembered driving the young man home to his parents' relatively new house in west Ajax, where he lived with an older brother, a younger brother and a sister. He described the family as hard-working and strict, particularly the mother, who insisted that her son help pay his own way.
"It seemed like they were a very disciplined family," he said, and when he heard the news of Mr. McKENZIE's death, "I was surprised just like everyone else."
Ms. COOPER had trouble squaring the wholesome image of Mr. McKENZIE with the man who caused her to feel such terror that morning, a terror that she said has changed her life forever.
"It is inconceivable to me that some normal, 20-year-old, good kid finds himself just accidentally in this kind of situation," she said. "I have a son who's not much older than that and, honestly, I just can't even fathom how you get yourself in that situation unless you've been… involved with some real bad people for a while."
If that's the case, Shelton McKENZIE kept his secret life well hidden.
At J. Clarke Richardson Collegiate, where he graduated in 2004, basketball coaches Steve DAWSON and Mike McFETTERS stood in the gym last week, puzzled.
"Whatever happened, we didn't see it coming," said Mr. DAWSON, a middle-aged man who traded easy, good-natured jibes with the popular all-star nicknamed Springz for his jumping prowess.
Mr. McFETTERS said his star rebounder avoided situations that looked like trouble and could take a beating on the court without losing his cool.
"He wasn't a violent kid," he said, but acknowledged he'd seen Mr. McKENZIE just three times, for a total of about 20 minutes, in the two years since he left Richardson. The last time was just before Christmas, when the young man dropped by the school after his first semester in the police foundations program at Durham College in Oshawa.
Mr. McFETTERS said Mr. McKENZIE was conflicted over whether to continue his studies, citing the cost and the commute as challenges.
"If he wasn't sure what he wanted to do, he didn't want to go [back to college] until he could figure things out," the coach said.
With that, he asked Mr. McFETTERS about his wife and daughter, and congratulated him on the impending birth of a second child.
With his death, "there's just questions that I don't know if we're ever going to get the answers to now," the coach said.
Similar questions are circulating among Mr. McKENZIE's Friends, 236 of whom are linked to his profile on hi5.com, a Web gathering place. Since his death, many have posted photos and comments, written in the vernacular of on-line chat.
"i cant begin 2 understand y USA did wat USA did," wrote one. 'it wasnt ur thing… it wasnt like u. buh im not tryna hold nothing on u. Ire gota 4give u… even tho now ur gone 4ever."
Several young women claimed Mr. McKENZIE as their dream man, and gave accounts of long telephone conversations, nights out dancing, tender moments and hopes for a future together.
In an interview this week, Jennifer VIEIRA, 19, said Mr. McKENZIE's attractiveness was no mystery when she met him after the 2004 Caribana parade in downtown Toronto. He was not only well-dressed, but also a gentleman.
"He said, 'I'll call you in a couple of hours,' and he actually called me back later," she said. "He was coming off real. He wasn't being fake at all."
What was real and what was fake is sure to cross the minds of many at Mr. McKENZIE's funeral this morning, inside the Revivaltime Tabernacle in Pickering.
But inside the church and out, it seems, God only knows.

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