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ADELA o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-06-01 published
MEAD, Pauline Elizabeth (July 18, 1962-May 30, 2006)
Suddenly and tragically. Predeceased by her sister Jennifer ADELA (1984) and her father Kenneth Ward MEAD (1988.) Grieved by her mother Judith DELAURIER, Uncle George LACY, cousins Dave BASTEDO and Dorothy PLANT, James and Lynn BASTEDO, Suzanne BASTEDO, Sharon and Glen WILLIAMS, Steve LACY and Nadine PAPP, Carol LACY and Jim GIBSON, Tarra DELAURIER, Jean and Howard BROWN and Rob BURNS. A Memorial Service will be held in the chapel at the R.S. Kane Funeral Home, 6150 Yonge Street (at Goulding, south of Steeles) on Saturday, June 3rd at 3: 00 p.m. Visitation starting at 2:00 p.m. Condolences - www.rskane.ca R.S. Kane 416-221-1159

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ADELE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-04-11 published
DIGNAN, Revada Elizabeth
At South Huron Hospital, Exeter, on Saturday, April 8, 2006, Revada Elizabeth DIGNAN, of R.R.#2, Hensall, in her 83rd year. Beloved wife of Harold DIGNAN. Dear mother of Diane and Gerald THIEL, of Owen Sound, Dale and Marie M. DIGNAN of Ingersoll and Wesley DIGNAN and friend Nancy WILSON of Goderich. Loving grandmother of Sharon TAILOR/TAYLOR, Ian THIEL; Jason, Christal and Amanda DIGNAN Mathew HOY, Courtney and Lindsey DIGNAN and great-grandmother of Marsha TAILOR/TAYLOR, Alex THIEL and Maximus HO. Sadly missed by Mark TAILOR/TAYLOR. Dear sister-in-law of Beverley DIGNAN, William Earl and Esther DIGNAN and Sharen DIGNAN. Sadly missed by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents George Wesley and Bessie (PALMER) DIGNAN, one daughter Marilyn ADELE in infancy, one daughter-in-law Marie B. DIGNAN, brothers Edwin DIGNAN and his wife Blanche, Weldon DIGNAN, sister Linnie RAYNER and her husband Wallace and brother-in-law Harvey DIGNAN. Visitation in the Hensall. Visitation Chapel, 79 King St. Hensall, on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the Funeral Service will be conducted on Thursday, April 13, 2006 at 1: 30 p.m. Pastor Elly VAN BERGEN officiating. Interment Exeter Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society. (J.M. McBeath Funeral Home, Zurich) Condolences may be forwarded through www.jmmcbeathfuneralhome.com A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Revada DIGNAN
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ADELMAN o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-07-12 published
SMITH, Vera Elizabeth (CAMPLIN)
At Central Place Retirement Home in Owen Sound on Monday July 10, 2006. The former Vera CAMPLIN, daughter of the late William F. and Ethel (HARPER) CAMPLIN, at the age of 95. Predeceased by her beloved husband, William A. SMITH. Loved sister of the late Frank CAMPLIN (late Bertha) and the late Bert CAMPLIN (late Mae) and dear niece of the late Jacob 'Jake' and Eva CAMPLIN. Remembered by her step-children Paul SMITH most recently of India, Margaret ADELMAN of Toronto, Ruth and Harry WINSLOW of Hong Kong, Helen and Lynn CARLSON of Wisconsin and Lorna SCHOONMAKER of Seattle and by her several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Fondly remembered by her nieces and nephews and their families: Ross and Ruth CAMPLIN of Collingwood Township; Donelda (late 'Reg') ROBINSON of Owen Sound; Dennis and Wilda CAMPLIN of Cymric, Saskatchewan Marian and R.J. REID of Heathcote; and Willis and Barb CAMPLIN of Ravenna. Predeceased by a nephew Gerald CAMPLIN of Collingwood Township and a niece Sheila Camplin McLEAN, of Moline, Illinois and remembered also by Yvonne CAMPLIN of Collingwood Township and Don McLEAN of Moline, Illinois. Vera's family will receive Friends at the Ferguson Funeral Home, The Valley Chapel, in Thornbury on Thursday from 2 until 4 and from 7 until 9 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted at the Blue Mountains Community Church (formerly the Free Methodist Church) in Thornbury on Friday July 14 at 11 o'clock. Interment and committal will follow at Thornbury-Clarksburg Union Cemetery. As your expression of sympathy, donations to World Vision or a charity of choice would be appreciated.
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ADELMAN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-04-15 published
GARRETT, Jean (née LOWERY/LOWREY/LOWRIE/LOWRY)
On Monday, April 10th, 2006 at Oakville Trafalgar Hospital. Predeceased by her daughter, Janice GARRETT, beloved mother of David GARRETT and Nancy ADELMAN, cherished mother-in-law of Fran GARRETT and Howard ADELMAN, devoted grandmother of Brandon and Stephan GARRETT, and Daniel and Gabriel ADELMAN. Also survived by her best friend of seventeen years, Don LAYFIELD, other relatives, special Friends and neighbours. She died enveloped by the love and care of her family and Friends, love that she shared with others her entire life. Service at Christ Church, 1700 Mazo Crescent, Mississauga on Tuesday, April 18th, 2006 at 11 a.m. Reception Oakville Club, 56 Water Street, Oakville. If desired, memorial donations in lieu of flowers may be made to the Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation.

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ADELMAN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-13 published
GARRETT, Jean (née LOWERY/LOWREY/LOWRIE/LOWRY)
On Monday, April 10th, 2006 at Oakville Trafalgar Hospital. Predeceased by her daughter, Janice GARRETT, beloved mother of David GARRETT and Nancy ADELMAN, cherished mother-in-law of Fran GARRETT and Howard ADELMAN, devoted grandmother of Brandon and Stephan GARRETT and Daniel and Gabriel ADELMAN. Also survived by her best friend of seventeen years, Don LAYFIELD, other relatives, special Friends and neighbours. She died enveloped by the love and care of her family and Friends, love that she shared with others her entire life. Service at Christ Church, 1700 Mazo Crescent, Mississauga on Tuesday, April 18th, 2006 at 11 a.m. Reception Oakville Club, 5 Water Street, Oakville. If desired, memorial donations in lieu flowers may be made to the Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation.

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ADELMANN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-03-31 published
LOWERY/LOWREY/LOWRIE/LOWRY, Doctor Robert Neil
Dr. R. Neil LOWERY/LOWREY/LOWRIE/LOWRY, noted consultant to the pool industry in Canada and the United States, passed suddenly Tuesday, March 28, 2006. The Newmarket, Ontario, resident had just returned home from a day-long session at a Toronto hotel teaching water chemistry to pool operators when he collapsed. He was 67. At the time of his death, Doctor LOWERY/LOWREY/LOWRIE/LOWRY was serving as principal-in-charge of Lowry and Associates, a nationwide distributor of specialty chemicals which has exclusive representation of Taylor Technologies' water-testing products in Canada; owner and chief educator for the Lowry School of Pool and Spa Chemistry; and a contributing writer and commentator for numerous trade publications, most notably Pool and Spa Marketing magazine. He was an active member of the Pool and Hot Tub Council of Canada and the only Canadian voting member of the Association of Pool and Spa Professionals' Recreational Water Quality Committee whose water quality guidelines are followed by public pools and spas throughout North and South America. He also served as an advisor to the board of directors of the Professional Pool Operators of America. Doctor LOWERY/LOWREY/LOWRIE/LOWRY's ability to make a complicated subject understandable for the average person was coupled with an enthusiasm for his subject matter that most people could not resist, and this made him a sought-after public speaker. Most recently he took part in a panel discussion on preventing recreational water illnesses at the 26th annual Canadian Pool and Spa Conference in Toronto. Said Richard HUBBARD, the Markham, Ontario-based publisher of Pool and Spa Marketing, 'Neil was one of the pool industry's finest and most respected educators, and one of its greatest Friends. He was passionately devoted to elevating the understanding of water chemistry among aquatic facility managers, public health inspectors, and pool builders, service companies, and pool supplies retailers. He always said, 'Over ninety percent of pool problems are caused by poor water chemistry.' Without him, the level of discourse in our industry will be diminished.' His influence on Canada's $1.2-billion-a-year pool and spa industry is pervasive. Dr. LOWERY/LOWREY/LOWRIE/LOWRY contributed to the present regulations for public spas under the auspices of the Ontario Ministry of Health. He also designed the model labels for pool products regulated under the federal Pest Control Products Act. He was the original author of 'Pool and Spa Chemistry: A Testing and Treatment Guide,' widely regarded as the Bible of water quality management. Over the course of 26 years, thousands across Canada became certified pool water technicians by his pool school.
Robert Neil LOWERY/LOWREY/LOWRIE/LOWRY was born in Windsor, Ontario, to Mac and Marjorie LOWERY/LOWREY/LOWRIE/LOWRY and was a loving big brother to David Kent LOWERY/LOWREY/LOWRIE/LOWRY and Lynda Jane PARKER. He earned a bachelor of science degree in chemistry from the University of Western Ontario in nearby London; a doctorate in inorganic chemistry from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York; and a master's in business administration from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. But Neil LOWERY/LOWREY/LOWRIE/LOWRY was no ivory tower academic. He spent the early part of this career with three Canadian chemical companies: first in pool chemical sales at Kert Chemical Industries, Inc., then as pool chemical products manager at Swan Recreational Products Limited, and finally as technical services director for Mursatt Chemicals Limited. He established Lowry and Associates in 1985 with his wife Gabriele as his business partner. Lowry and Associates became the master distributor for Taylor Technologies in Canada in 1989, but the two firms' relationship goes back even further. 'Neil and I worked together for 26 years,' said a saddened Paul WOODEN, president of Taylor. 'He was more than a trusted business associate. He was a good friend to me, and to many others at Taylor. He was an incredibly smart man and so funny! We loved spending time with Neil at the end of a long day at a trade show; he kept us in stitches with his jokes and parlor tricks. His sudden passing has left us all numb with grief.' One of his Friends at Taylor was marketing Vice-President Patricia FITZGERALD. 'Dr. LOWERY/LOWREY/LOWRIE/LOWRY had a fierce intellect and a blunt manner of speaking that took some getting used to. He was an avid reader, a student of history, and always up on current events. In a debate of any kind he took no prisoners. But if he had the roar of a lion, he also had the heart,' FITZGERALD reminisced. 'I will miss him greatly.' He met Gabriele ADELMANN in Boston, Masssachusetts, and the pair married shortly thereafter in July 1972. While growing their business together they also grew a family, producing sons Michael and Derek, now ages 30 and 28 respectively, and daughter Sarah, age 17. He was a devoted husband and father. When Mackenzie, 3, Andrew, 18 months, and Erik, 1 month, were born to Michael and his wife Jennifer, the grandchildren became his pride and joy. Derek LOWERY/LOWREY/LOWRIE/LOWRY and his spouse Sheila STARRETT are both involved in running Lowry and Associates; Michael LOWERY/LOWREY/LOWRIE/LOWRY too is following in his father's footsteps by being a part of the industry. 'We all have not only lost a loving husband, father and grandfather we have also lost our very best friend.' A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, April 3rd, at the Old Mill Inn, 21 Old Mill Road, Toronto, in the Brule A Room on the first floor (416-236-2641). All Friends and colleagues are welcome. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the First Church of Christ Scientist, Etobicoke, where Doctor LOWERY/LOWREY/LOWRIE/LOWRY was a member. Arrangements entrusted to the Roadhouse and Rose Funeral Home, Newmarket, (905-895-6631), www.roadhouseandrose.com.

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ADELMANN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-01 published
LOWERY/LOWREY/LOWRIE/LOWRY, Doctor R. Neil
Noted consultant to the pool industry in Canada and the United States, passed suddenly Tuesday, March 28, 2006. The Newmarket, Ontario resident had just returned home from a day long session at a Toronto hotel teaching water chemistry to pool operators when he collapsed. He was 67. At the time of his death, Doctor LOWERY/LOWREY/LOWRIE/LOWRY was serving as principal-in-charge of Lowry and Associates, a nationwide distributor of specialty chemicals which has exclusive representation of Taylor Technologies' water-testing products in Canada; owner and chief educator for the Lowry School of Pool and Spa Chemistry and a contributing writer and commentator for numerous trade publications, most notably Pool and Spa Marketing magazine. He was an active member of the Pool and Hot Tub Council of Canada and the only Canadian voting member of the Association of Pool and Spa Professionals' Recreational Water Quality Committee whose water quality guidelines are followed by public pools and spas throughout North and South America. He also served as an advisor to the board of directors of the Professional Pool Operators of America. Doctor LOWERY/LOWREY/LOWRIE/LOWRY's ability to make a complicated subject understandable for the average person was coupled with an enthusiasm for his subject matter that most people could not resist, and this made him a sought-after public speaker. Most recently he took part in a panel discussion on preventing recreational water illnesses at the 26th annual Canadian Pool and Spa Conference in Toronto. Said Richard HUBBARD, the Markham, Ontario-based publisher of Pool and Spa Marketing, "Neil was one of the pool industry's finest and most respected educators, and one of its greatest Friends. He was passionately devoted to elevating the understanding of water chemistry among aquatic facility managers, public health inspectors, and pool builders, service companies, and pool supplies retailers. He always said, 'Over ninety percent of pool problems are caused by poor water chemistry.' Without him, the level of discourse in our industry will be diminished." His influence on Canada's $1.2-billion-a-year pool and spa industry is pervasive. Dr. LOWERY/LOWREY/LOWRIE/LOWRY contributed to the present regulations for public spas under the auspices of the Ontario Ministry of Health. He also designed the model labels for pool products regulated under the federal Pest Control Products Act. He was the original author of "Pool and Spa Chemistry: A Testing and Treatment Guide," widely regarded as the Bible of water quality management. Over the course of 26 years, thousands across Canada became certified pool water technicians by his pool school. Robert Neil LOWERY/LOWREY/LOWRIE/LOWRY was born in Windsor, Ontario, to Mac and Marjorie LOWERY/LOWREY/LOWRIE/LOWRY and was a loving big brother to David Kent LOWERY/LOWREY/LOWRIE/LOWRY and Lynda Jane PARKER. He earned a bachelor of science degree in chemistry from the University of Western Ontario in nearby London; a doctorate in inorganic chemistry from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York; and a master's in business administration from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. But Neil LOWERY/LOWREY/LOWRIE/LOWRY was no ivory tower academic. He spent the early part of this career with three Canadian chemical companies: first in pool chemical sales at Kert Chemical Industries, Inc., then as pool chemical products manager at Swan Recreational Products Limited, and finally as technical services director for Mursatt Chemicals Limited. He established Lowry and Associates in 1985 with his wife Gabriele as his business partner. Lowry and Associates became the master distributor for Taylor Technologies in Canada in 1989, but the two firms' relationship goes back even further. "Neil and I worked together for 26 years," said a saddened Paul WOODEN, president of Taylor. "He was more than a trusted business associate. He was a good friend to me, and to many others at Taylor. He was an incredibly smart man and so funny! We loved spending time with Neil at the end of a long day at a trade show; he kept us in stitches with his jokes and parlor tricks. His sudden passing has left us all numb with grief." One of his Friends at Taylor was marketing Vice-President Patricia FITZGERALD. " Dr. LOWERY/LOWREY/LOWRIE/LOWRY had a fierce intellect and a blunt manner of speaking that took some getting used to. He was an avid reader, a student of history, and always up on current events. In a debate of any kind he took no prisoners. But if he had the roar of a lion, he also had the heart," FITZGERALD reminisced. "I will miss him greatly." He met Gabriele ADELMANN in Boston, Masssachusetts, and the pair married shortly thereafter in July 1972. While growing their business together they also grew a family, producing sons Michael and Derek, now ages 30 and 28 respectively, and daughter Sarah, age 17. He was a devoted husband and father. When Mackenzie, 3, Andrew, 18 months, and Erik, 1 month, were born to Michael and his wife Jennifer, the grandchildren became his pride and joy. Derek LOWERY/LOWREY/LOWRIE/LOWRY and his spouse Sheila STARRETT are both involved in running Lowry and Associates; Michael LOWERY/LOWREY/LOWRIE/LOWRY too is following in his father's footsteps by being a part of the industry. "We all have not only lost a loving husband, father and grandfather we have also lost our very best friend." A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, April 3rd, at the Old Mill Inn, 21 Old Mill Road, Toronto, in the Brule A Room on the first floor (416-236-2641). All Friends and colleagues are welcome. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the First Church of Christ Scientist, Etobicoke, where Doctor LOWERY/LOWREY/LOWRIE/LOWRY was a member. Arrangements entrusted to the Roadhouse and Rose Funeral Home, Newmarket, (905-895-6631) www.roadhouseandrose.com

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ADELSTEIN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-25 published
MORRIS, David
Peacefully on April 24, 2006 in his 95th year at the Veterans Residence at Sunnybrook. Much loved and loving father of Rochelle (Shelley) Morris GLAZER and Sidney MORRIS. He will be lovingly remembered by his many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews including his Florida family and other family members. He was the son of the late Maurice and Tilley. He is predeceased by his sisters Carmel and Sylvia, and brothers Julius, Morton, twin Gordon and Marvin. Beloved husband of the late Bertha ADELSTEIN (1953) and Gertrude DILLICK (1988.) He will be missed by his many Friends at Marlee Avenue. Also survived by Sylvia's husband, Heintz FISCHEL, Marvin's wife, Sylvia, Bertha's brother and sister-in-law Albert and Esther ADELSTEIN and Gertrude's sister, Dorothy GARTEN. David served in the Royal Canadian Air Force from July 1941 to December 1945, including three years in London, England. He was a kind, gentle and good-hearted person who lived his life well and had the gift of making people around him laugh. The family would like to acknowledge the compassionate care given to David by the staff in the K and I Wings of the Veterans Residence, especially Pat and Gloria and caregivers Shieryl and Connie. A graveside service will take place at Mount Sinai Cemetery, Sunnyside Lodge section on Tuesday, April 25, 2006 at 1: 00 p.m. Shiva will be private. If desired, memorial donations to the Children's Wish Foundation, 1-800-267-9474.

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ADESANYA o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-12-02 published
MISRA, Ursula
Peacefully at home, on Friday December 1, 2006 at the age of 74. Predeceased by her husband Harry. Cherished mother to Gail MISRA and her partner Mark, Geoffrey MISRA and his wife Sharon. Loving Grandma to J.J. and Kaitlynn. Ursula was a loving sister to Kay, Jackie, Val, Keith and Aerline. The family would like to express their heartfelt thanks to Doctor Donald THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON, Doctor ADESANYA and her caregivers Roseana, Evelyn W., Evelyn M., Mercedes, and Rosemary. A Memorial Mass will be held on Tuesday, December 5, 2006 at Christ the King Roman Catholic Church, 3495 Confederation Parkway, Mississauga at 11 a.m. Flowers gratefully declined. If desired, remembrances may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Turner and Porter "Peel" Chapel, 905-279-7663.

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ADESANYA o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-19 published
SHANTZ, The Reverend Dr. Howard L., B.A., M.A., D.Min.
It is with great sadness that we announce the death of a beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather on January 17th, 2006. Dr. SHANTZ was born in Jebba, Nigeria, West Africa to missionary parents, the late Reverend and Mrs. S.S. SHANTZ of New Dundee, Ontario, a minister of the Missionary Church in Canada. He was the beloved husband of Gwendolyne Helen (TRANMER) SHANTZ for 60 and one-half years. Two daughters were born to them, Janet Marie (SHANTZ) CONGO, wife of Dr. David CONGO of California, and Gwenne Elizabeth (SHANTZ) BILAS, wife of Mr. Daniel BILAS of Toronto. Two grandchildren Christopher CONGO, Amy (CONGO) PENDERGRAFT and a great-granddaughter Jennica Sage PENDERGRAFT were of great pride to him. Dr. SHANTZ, B.A.; M.A. and D.Min. has served in the Presbyterian Church in Canada for the last 38 years, as minister at Pine Ridge Presbyterian Church and St. James Presbyterian Church, and in the Missionary Church for 16 years. In 1980 he was elected Moderator for the West Toronto Presbytery. During his ministry in Toronto, Dr. SHANTZ served 13 times as an Interim Moderator for Presbytery for clergy placement in varied churches throughout Ontario. Dr. SHANTZ is a graduate of Knox College, University of Toronto. He completed a Master's degree in Jerusalem, Israel and A Doctor of Ministry degree in Pasadena, California at Fuller Theological Seminary at the age of 65. Dr. SHANTZ studied and became an Interim Specialist and Consultant at the Alban Institute, Washington, D.C. To broaden his base, he completed additional studies in "Strategies in Crisis Intervention" at Fuller School of Theology. Since 1976, Dr. SHANTZ has served the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 101 as their Chaplain. The SHANTZ family would like to thank Dr. ADESANYA for her exemplary service and kindnesses shown to us during the past three years. A special thanks to the staff at Trillium (Mississauga) Hospital for their concern and support. If desired, the family would request a memorial donation be made in Dr. SHANTZ's memory to the Trillium Foundation. He is survived by his wife Gwen, daughters Janet Marie and Gwenne Elizabeth, their husbands David and Daniel, grandchildren Christopher, Amy, Dickens, and great-granddaughter Sage. He is survived by his sister Dorothy (SHANTZ) GROVER of New York, and predeceased by his brothers Roy, late of Thorold and an infant brother. A nephew Paul SHANTZ resides in Toronto. Several cousins reside in New Dundee and Mississauga. Visitation will take place at the G.H. Hogle Funeral Homes "Wignall Chapel", 62 Long Branch Avenue in Etobicoke, 416-255-3816, on Friday, January 20th between the hours of 2-4 p.m. and after a Royal Canadian Legion Ceremony at 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. A Funeral Service will be conducted at St. Giles Kingsway Presbyterian Church, 15 Lambeth Avenue, Toronto (Etobicoke) on Saturday, January 21st at 11 o'clock. A private family interment will follow at Glendale Memorial Gardens. Online condolences may be made at www.hoglefuneralhomes.com "The Lord is my Shepherd I shall not want… Psalm 23"

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ADETUYI o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-11 published
ADETUYI, Joseph (1921-2006)
Joseph (Padeola) ADETUYI, born February 1921, left this earth April 10, 2006, 85 years young. Survived by his wife Ilona, children Alfons (Lisa), Tom (Kathy), Amos (Annmarie), Rob (Linda), Veronica (Michael) and Joe, and ten beautiful grandchildren Alexis, Aaron, Ashley, Adrian, Brianne, Matthew, Daniel, Ingrid, Braedan and Jordan. Joseph was born in Ondo, Nigeria and left to see the world at the tender age of 17 when he joined the British Merchant Marines and served in World War 2. After his meritorious service, including surviving the sinking of his ship, he landed in Sudbury, Ontario and joined the International Nickel Company (Inco). He holds the distinction of being the first West African to settle in Ontario. Joseph met and married his wife Ilona in Sudbury and together they raised their six children. Fiercely proud of his African heritage, his children and grandchildren will always remember the many stories told them by their "Bubba" and therefore have a true and lasting respect for their African roots and the hardships their grandfather overcame making his life in Canada. Retired from Inco after 29 years, Joseph eventually followed all of his children and their children to a new life in Toronto where he lived out his later years. Though his last years presented him with a number of difficult challenges because of his struggles with debilitating diabetes, Joseph was most certainly a marvel to everyone who knew him. A courageous and very tenacious man, he repeatedly overcame obstacles while keeping his positive outlook and love of life throughout. Loved by many, remembered forever a true one of kind, "African Joe" has taken his last trip home and will forever be free. Our family would like to give heartfelt thanks to everyone at Credit Valley Hospital, most particularly in the dialysis unit for their many years of care and Friendship to our father. In his last days, he was cared for and became Friends with the wonderful staff at The Wenleigh, who spoke to him in his native tongue and saw to his every need with kindness and dignity. We will be forever grateful.

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