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SAMARDZIC o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-02-19 published
POZEG, Ana
Peacefully at Victoria Hospital on Monday, February 18, 2008 Ana POZEG of London in her 95th year. Beloved wife of the late Janko POZEG, mother of late Marica BRUNSKI of Croatia, mother-in-law of Nikola BRUNSKI of Croatia. Dear mother of Alois and his wife Mira, Joe and his wife Ljubica, Nikola and his wife Nada all of London. Grandmother of Biserka SAMARDZIC and her husband Drago of Oakville, Eddy POZEG and his wife Jennefer, Christine KOVALENKO and her husband Bill, Nancy GOLDRICK and her husband Jim, Sylvia and Mary-Ann POZEG of London. Great-grandmother of Justin and Kevin SAMARDZIC, Scott and MacKenna POZEG and Even GOLDRICK. Sister-in-law of Dragica POZEG of Stoney Creek and Milka ANDRISEVIC of Croatia. Aunt of Nick ANDRISEVIC of London, Ljubica GOLUBIC of Croatia, Mary SILJEVINAC and Zvonko POZEG of Stoney Creek. Ana will be missed by many Friends and relatives. Visitors will be received at John T. Donohue Funeral Home, 362 Waterloo Street at King Street, on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 o'clock. Funeral Mass at St. Leopold Mandic Croatian Church, 2889 Westminster Drive on Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock. Interment in Saint Peter's Cemetery. Prayers Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock. In lieu of flowers donations to the Croatian Church of St. Leopold Mandic would be appreciated.

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SAMARELLI o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-01-19 published
CARMICHAEL, Florence (née MULHOLLAND) (1929-2008)
Born in Toronto, August 12, 1929 and passed away after a valiant struggle in Bowmanville Lakeridge Health on January 11, 2008. Predeceased by parents Mary Ellen and David MULHOLLAND. Dear sister to Aileen (Jack McKILLOP, both deceased) and Maureen (John TAILOR/TAYLOR.) Wife to Don CARMICHAEL for 35 years. Aunt to Ian McKILLOP (Cheryl,) Jane SAMARELLI (Michael,) Peter TAILOR/TAYLOR (Tracy) and Matthew TAILOR/TAYLOR. Great aunt to Jennifer, Brennan, Corey, Daniel and Patrick. Great-great aunt to Matthew. Florence was well known for her volunteer work and served as Metro-Toronto Commissioner of the Girl Guides from 1969-71. She will be remembered by many Friends and neighbours in Toronto, Thunder Bay, London, Lakefield, Wilmot Creek, Pickering and Whitby.
A memorial service will be held at Giffen-Mack Funeral Home, 2570 Danforth Ave., Toronto (Main Street subway) on Saturday, January 26 at 1 p.m. A reception will immediately follow the service. Private interment to be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to remember Florence may donate to the Humane Society of Durham Region, Lupus Ontario or a charity of their choice.

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SAMETZ o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-02-23 published
MATTICE, Florena Frances
Peacefully at Victoria Hospital on Tuesday, February 13, 2008, Florena Frances MATTICE in her 84th year. Beloved wife of the late Donald George MATTICE (July 9, 1995.) Loving mother of Jane BABCOCK (Richard). Ronald MATTICE, Donna Marie WHITING (Fred), Wayne MATTICE (Tammy SAMETZ,) late Margaret Frances SAWYER (Howard,) Barbara Anne SWAN, Martha Nancy MATTICE (Adrian). William Alfred MATTICE (Marcia), Donald Alvin MATTICE (Debbie) and Lillian Florena Lee HATCH (Kevin.) Florena is survived by her 38 grandchildren, 54 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren. Also survived by 2 brothers, 4 sisters and many nieces and nephews. Friends are invited to a Memorial Service on Saturday, February 23rd, 2008 at 2: 00 p.m. in the O'Neil Funeral Home, 350 William St. (between King and York). Private Interment in Dorchester, Ontario. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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SAMMARTINO o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-03-12 published
FRASCATI- LOCHHEAD, Rev. Dr. Marta (formerly DERRA, née FRASCATI)
Marta is predeceased by her father Piero FRASCATI, and her husbands Walter DERRA and David Morgan LOCHHEAD. She is survived by her daughter Francesca DERRA, mother Nicla FRASCATI, sister Liana SAMMARTINO, and brother Pier Luigi FRASCATI.
Marta was born in Livorno, Italy on April 16th 1953. In Livorno, she received her Diploma in Education at the Instituto Magistrale. She received further training in Education at the Faculty of Pedagogy of the University of Florence. Marta followed her family and immigrated to Canada with her daughter in 1975. After a number of years spent in Alaska, she and her daughter settled in Vancouver in 1984. Marta studied at the Vancouver School of Theology, where she received a Master of Divinity in 1988. In that same year she joined the United Church of Canada, following a strong call to the ministry. In 1990 she received a Master of Theology. In 1991 she was ordained minister. In 1994, she received a doctorate in the Philosophy of Religion from the University of McGill in Montreal.
Marta served a number of parishes in the church. She served as minister on Gabriola Island, British Columbia, and in Howick, Quebec. Most recently she had served as the Westminster Pastoral Charge in The Pas, Manitoba. Marta had also been the Director of Pastoral Care at Fair Haven United Church Homes in Burnaby and Vancouver, and was recently the Corrections Chaplain in The Pas. Marta had also been a professor of Theology at St. Andrew's College, in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
All through her life, Marta remained close to her Catholic spirituality. In the later years, Marta returned to the Catholic Communion.
Marta believed that she had received a great gift to be able to know in depth two great traditions like the Catholic and the Protestant. She believed in Ecumenicism.
Ut Omnes Unum Sit
That All Become One
Words cannot express the profound effect she had on the lives of many people. She was adored, beloved, and cherished. She was an intelligent, passionate, thoughtful and generous person. She had the most beautiful smile and infectious laugh. Marta will be deeply missed by her Friends and colleagues, but especially by her family and her devoted and loving daughter, Francesca. She will not be forgotten and will be in our hearts and minds forever.
She died at 6: 10 p.m. on March 7, 2008 after a six year struggle with ovarian cancer. Her funeral will be held at Sacred Heart Church in Ladner, British Columbia on Wednesday, March 12th at 10: 00 a.m., Fr. Michael Martell and Rev. Brian Burke presiding.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the British Columbia Cancer Society: http://donate.bccancerfoundation.com/goto/Marta.frascati-Lochhead
Walkey and Company Funeral Director 604-738-0006

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SAMMON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-02-29 published
THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON, Donald Patrick
At London Health Sciences Centre Victoria Hospital on Tuesday February 26, 2008 Donald Patrick THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON at the age of 73. Loving companion of Muriel CONNOLLY. Loving father of Ken and his wife Nancy THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON and Sue SAMMON and her husband John. Dear grandfather of Sarah and Ashley SAMMON. Predeceased by his parents Harold and Ruby (née FALKINS) THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON, and his brothers Harold and Bill THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON. Survived by his sisters-in-law Gwen and Pat THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON, and his special "brother" George OLLEY. Loving uncle of Steven (Brenda), Scott (Cynda) and Robert THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON. At Don's request there will be no funeral service. Donations made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. (John T. Donohue Funeral Home, entrusted with arrangements) "Don was very kind and generous person and he will be missed by all he touched."

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SAMMONS o@ca.on.simcoe_county.nottawasaga.collingwood.the_connection 2008-07-17 published
THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON, Ellen May
Passed away peacefully at the Collingwood General and Marine Hospital on Sunday, July 13, 2008 in her 84th year. Ellen, devoted wife of the late William THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON; loving mother of Jim and his wife Marg THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON, and the late Michael Stanley THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON. Cherished grandmother of Tiffany and Leslie THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON. Dear sister of Richard SAMMONS and Shirley HOUSE, both of Huntsville, Ontario. Ellen will be fondly remembered and missed by her brothers-in-law John and Bob THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON, and by sisters-in-law Tory JAMES and Janie BENNETT. Visitation will held on Wednesday July 16, 2008 at Fawcett Funeral Homes - Collingwood Chapel, 82 Pine Street, from 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will take place on Thursday, July 17, 2008 in the chapel at 3: 00 p.m. Interment Westmount Baptist Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society in Ellen's memory. Friends may on-line book of memories at www.fawcettfuneralhome.com
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SAMONTE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-06-03 published
McLOUGHLIN, Joseph P.B., B.A.Sc. 4T8, P.Eng.
Peacefully and with grace, at home with his family, on June 2, 2008, in his ninetieth year. Predeceased in 2001 by his beloved wife, Catherine (née HOAKEN,) and in 1992 by his dear sister, Sheila. He takes with him on his last journey the love and gratitude of his children, David (Brenda,) Elaine (Maj. Chris McLEAN,) and Caroline, and their families. Our father was born in Greenwood, British Columbia, to Joseph J. McLOUGHLIN, M.A., of Cloghere, Co. Mayo, an itinerant schoolmaster and missionary, and his wife, Margaret (née BINGHAM,) the daughter and sister of a family that left Co. Roscommon to homestead in Ontario and Saskatchewan. He served as an artillery officer from 1943 to 1945, joined Ontario Hydro upon graduating as an electrical engineer, and was a valued designer of power protection systems until his retirement in 1984, after which he was recruited for several projects on a consulting basis. We would like to express our appreciation to Dr. John VU, Allison RIDDELL, R.N., and the rest of the palliative care team at Durham Access to Care, and in particular to Jean RAMLACKHAN and Ed SAMONTE for helping our father enjoy his final months in the ease and comfort he so thoroughly deserved. A memorial service in celebration of his life will take place at St. Dunstan of Canterbury Anglican Church, 56 Lawson Road, Scarborough, at 11: 00 a.m. on Friday, June 6. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian National Institute for the Blind or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be gratefully acknowledged.
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SAMPA o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-02-26 published
SHRUBSALL, Irene Minerva Irene (née MILLS)
Formerly of 93 Huron Street, Stratford passed away at Spruce Lodge, Stratford on Sunday, February 24, 2008 in her 96th year. Born in Chatham she was a daughter of the late Walter Ernest MILLS and Flora Jane (JACKSON) MILLS. Irene was an active member of Central United Church and the United Church Women and was past president of the Stratford Kinnette Club. Beloved wife of Wesley SHRUBSALL whom she married on December 18, 1937. Dear mother of Robert (Bob) SHRUBSALL and wife Judy of Stratford, Ken SHRUBSALL and wife Eleanor of Woodstock, John SHRUBSALL and wife Caroline of Mississauga and Judy LOOMIS and husband Murray of Nevada. Dear grandmother of Blair SHRUBSALL and wife Carolyn, Tracy VICKERS and husband Bryan, Rick SHRUBSALL and wife Sara, Susan IMRIE and husband Jason, Jason SHRUBSALL and partner Megan, Sherry HALL and husband Jim and Jackie CAIRNS and husband Jeremy. Also surviving are ten great-grandchildren and a brother-in-law Harold BRADBURY. She was predeceased by sisters; Kaye BEATTY and husband Gord, Dorothy WATT and husband Robert and Esther BRADBURY, and one brother Ernie MILLS and wife Ethel. Relatives and Friends may call at the Heinbuck Funeral Home, 156 Albert Street, Stratford on Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. and at Central United Church, Stratford on Thursday, February 28, 2008 from noon until the time of funeral service at 1 p.m. Rev. Cheryl-Ann STADELBAUER- SAMPA will officiate. Interment will be in Avondale Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, the Multiple Sclerosis Society or Alzheimer Society through the funeral home.

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SAMPLE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-07-05 published
MERKLEY, Elmer
The family of the late Elmer MERKLEY, loving husband, father and grandfather would like to sincerely thank our families, Friends, neighbours and LNO group for all your love and support while Elmer was ill and at the time of his death. Words cannot express our gratitude for all the many acts of kindness, sympathy cards, Mass cards, memorial donations, funeral home visits, beautiful floral tributes and food brought to our home. Thank you to Father John SHARP and Father Murray SAMPLE, Mary TAILOR/TAYLOR and our parish family of Saint Michael's for all your prayers and thoughtful words of concern. Much love to Doctors DINGLE and INCULET and YU and BOLDT and nurse Nancy FULTON you will never know how much it meant to Jo-Anne, Janice, Dean and I each time you made room for all of us at so many visits. Your genuine caring, sincerity and professionalism brought us so much comfort and reassurance. To the chimo nurses we loved each one of you for your gentleness and kindness. Thanks to Fernando and the Choir for your lovely music. To Joan and Catholic Women's League ladies, your lunch was delicious. To Donohue Funeral Home and wonderful staff for your compassion, sincerity and professionalism, we shall always be grateful. Much love to you all and God bless you. Anna, Dean, Jo-Anne, Janice and families.

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SAMPOGNA o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2008-01-19 published
BELL, Elizabeth Doreen (née JONES)
(Proud member of the Royal Canadian Legion Br. No. 6, Ladies Auxiliary and the Owen Sound Commerettes)
Peacefully, at Grey Bruce Health Services, Owen Sound on Friday, January 18, 2008. Betty BELL (née JONES) of Owen Sound in her 78th year. Beloved wife of the late Lorne “Ding” BELL. Dear mother of Penny and her husband Peter SARGEANT of Brampton, Paul BELL and his wife Peggy of Chesley and Stephen BELL and his wife Tami of Owen Sound. Lovingly remembered by four grandchildren Jonathan, Tara and her husband Mike SAMPOGNA, Ashley and Kurtis and two great-grandchildren Madison and Joseph. Predeceased by a granddaughter Angela Dianne BELL, her brother Gordon JONES and two sisters June BARTLEY and Ruth STEEP. Friends are invited to the Tannahill Funeral Home, 519-376-3710 for visiting on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be conducted in the chapel on Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock with Doctor Brad CLARK officiating. Spring interment, Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. Memorial donations to the G.B.R.H.C. Foundation or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Members of the Royal Canadian Legion Br. No. 6, Ladies Auxiliary will hold a memorial service at the funeral home on Sunday evening at 6: 45 p.m.

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SAMPSON/SAMSON o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2008-07-23 published
SAMPSON/SAMSON, Robert George
At his residence in Sauble Beach “God's Country” with his family by his side Monday afternoon July 21, 2008. Robert SAMPSON/SAMSON of Sauble Beach formerly of Windsor at the age of 80. Beloved husband of the former Margarette GIBB. Bob was retired from the Windsor Police Force with over 30 years of service. Loving father of Leonard and his wife Cheryl of Sauble Beach, Debbie WALLACE and Gary and his wife Debi all of Windsor. Lovingly remembered by his seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Albert and his wife Elinor of Windsor. Friends may call at the Shallow Lake United Church Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. thence to Victoria Greenlawn Memorial Chapel and Visitation Centre in Windsor for visitation Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. where a Funeral Service will be conducted Saturday morning at 11: 00 a.m. Interment Victoria Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Windsor. Memorial contributions to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated as your expression of sympathy. Messages of condolence for the family are welcome at www.downsandsonfuneralhome.com A tree will be planted in the Memorial Forest of the Grey Sauble Conservation Foundation in memory of Bob by the Downs and son Funeral Home Hepworth 519-935-2754 or Toll Free 1-888-340-3467

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SAMPSON/SAMSON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-04-29 published
MUSSON, Patricia
On Sunday, April 27th 2008, in her 66th year Patricia peacefully passed into the arms of her Lord. Her courageous journey ended at home surrounded by the love of her family. Beautiful bride, life long companion and best friend of Reverend Ed. MUSSON. Cherished mother of Kevin MUSSON, Kim SAMPSON/SAMSON (Brian) and Kelley MacKINNON (Scott). Loving grandmother of Riley, MacKenzie, Cole, and Devin. Beloved daughter of Evelyn and the late Vincent BELLEVILLE. Dear sister of Michael, David (Janice), Susan (Kevin) and Judy. Further, we would like to express our heartfelt appreciation to the staff at Belleville General Hospital in Oncology and on Quinte 5, the caring and compassionate Victorian Order of Nurses nurses who supported her during her journey at home, and our many loved ones, Friends and church families whose prayers, love and support sustained Pat and carried us through. The family will receive Friends at the Burke Funeral Home, 150 Church Street, 613-968-6968 on Wednesday April 30, 2008 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at St. Columba Presbyterian Church, corner of Bridge and Farley on Thursday May 1, 2008 at 11: 00 a.m. Cremation with interment at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Belleville General Hospital Foundation - Oncology would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences at www.burkefuneral.ca

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SAMPSON/SAMSON o@ca.on.simcoe_county.nottawasaga.stayner.stayner_sun 2008-02-06 published
LLOYD, Robert Frederick
Passed away suddenly on Monday January 28, 2008. Robert in his 70th year, loving son of Letty and the late Amos LLOYD. Cherished husband of Karen FEHR. Dearest farther of Warren LLOYD and Sherry SAMPSON/SAMSON and her husband Jerry. Step-father of Scott and Mark MILLS and their families. Proud Grandpa to Calla, Kassie, and Rylee. Brother of the late Frank and his surviving wife Sylvia, Marie and her husband Mike SHAUGHNESSY, Fred and his wife Peeny, Marilyn COULSON, Gail and her husband Gary LAVENDER, Joy and her husband Bernie VOGT, Gwen and her husband Al JONES and Peter and his wife Carol CRONEY. Bob is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Friends were received at the Steckley-Gooderham Funeral Home, Clapperton and Worsley Streets, Barrie, Wednesday January 30, 2008 from 2-4 and 7-9. Funeral services were held from the Chapel on Thursday January 31, 2008 at 11: 00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Toronto Sick Children Hospital or charity of your choice in Bob's memory. Condolences may be forwarded through www.steckleygooderham.com
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SAMPSON/SAMSON o@ca.on.simcoe_county.nottawasaga.stayner.stayner_sun 2008-06-11 published
WALKER, Joyce Lillian (née ATKINSON)
Passed away peacefully on Friday June 6, 2008 at Our Elders Retirement Home, Stayner in her 82nd year. Joyce, beloved wife of the late Allan (1992.) Loving mother of Charles WALKER of Collingwood, Irene (Stephen DAVENPORT) of Creemore, Gladys BARZO of Aurora, Myrtle HOGG (Brad JARVIS) of Stayner, Violet (Steve FISHER) of Newmarket and Wilbert WALKER of Toronto. Dear grandmother of 14 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Also survived by her mother Lillian SAMPSON/SAMSON of Newmarket, brothers Delbert (Sharon) ATKINSON, Howard (Elaine) ATKINSON and Roy (Nel) ATKINSON and sister Ruth (Joe RAFATI.) Friends were received at the Carruthers and Davidson Funeral Home, 7313 Highway 26 (Main St.), Stayner (705-428-2637) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Sunday June 8, 2008. Funeral Service was held in the Chapel on Monday June 9, 2008 at 11 o'clock. Interment Stayner Union Cemetery. If desired, donations in Joyce's memory may be made to Canadian Cancer Society or the Alzheimer's Society of Greater Simcoe County. For more information or to sign the online guest book, log on to www.carruthersdavidson.com.
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SAMPSON/SAMSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-02-05 published
SAMPSON/SAMSON, Douglas Elliott (1922-2008)
Passed away suddenly at Royal Jubilee Hospital in Victoria, British Columbia on Thursday, January 31, 2008, in his 86th year. Douglas spent his time between his home in Ottawa and Victoria. He served in the Second World War and retired from the Navy as a Commander in 1973. Predeceased by his wife Else in 1988, his parents Ethel and Edgar SAMPSON/SAMSON, brother Gordon and sister-in-law Joy LOCKE. Survived by brother Donald (Betty Anne) of Waterloo, brothers-in-law Jack LOCKE of Vancouver, Bud MOXON (Pauline) of Halifax, and six nieces and nephews. Sadly missed by Audrey THURBER of Victoria, loving companion and friend, her children and spouses, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Following his years in the Navy, Douglas was a consultant to the Department of Supply and Services, P.S. Ross and Partners, Intercon Consultants, Officer in Charge of the Naval Benevolent Fund, Auditor for the Royal Canadian Legion at Bell's Corner. Following Doug's wishes, there will be no visitation or service. Burial will be in the Beechwood Cemetery, the National Military Cemetery of the Canadian Forces in Ottawa. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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SAMPSON/SAMSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-05-23 published
HEWETT, Marjorie Isobel (née SAMPSON/SAMSON)
Passed away on Thursday, May 22, 2008 at the age of 94. Predeceased by her husband Norman. Loving mother of Geoff (Kathy) and Susan. Dear grandmother of Ted (June), Julie (David), Jennine and Kevin (Jennifer). Proud great-grandmother of Bradley, Scott, Halla, Amber, Cole and Cody, Nicholas, Rebecca and Lucas. Survived by her brother Frank SAMPSON/SAMSON (Shirley) and sister-in-law Ida HEWETT. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter Butler Chapel, 4933 Dundas St. W. (between Islington and Kipling Aves.) on Sunday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m., and for one hour prior to the Funeral Service held at Christ the King Anglican Church, 475 Rathburn Road (west of 427), on Monday, May 26, 2008 at 11 o'clock. If desired, donations to Etobicoke Centennial Choir or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

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SAMS o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-06-20 published
SAMS, Zelma Bernice
Passed peacefully Thursday June 19, 2008 at Meadowpark Nursing Home in her 94th year. Wife of the late Charles W. SAMS. Dear mother of Carol CHARLTON (Allan) of Chatham and Gord SAMS (Wendy) of London. Grandmother and Great-grandmother of Dyana CHARLTON (Paul COYNE) and her sons Trevor and Brendan, Jason CHARLTON (Anita,) Stephanie SAMS (Jeff FURLER) and their daughters Jessica and Mackenzie and Jeff SAMS. The family will receive Friends and relatives Friday June 20, 2008 from 7-9 p.m. and Saturday morning from 9- 10 a.m. at the Bowman Funeral Home, 4 Victoria Avenue (519-352-2390). The funeral service will take place Saturday, June 21, 2008 at 10: 00 a.m. in the funeral home. Interment in Pardoville Union Cemetery. Those wishing to make a memorial contribution are asked to consider Kent County Lung Association and the Alzheimer's Society. Online condolences are welcome at www.bowmanfh.ca

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SAMS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-05-15 published
SAMS, Rev. Peter Lyle
In hospital at Almonte on Monday afternoon, May 12, 2008. Major The Rev. Lyle SAMS, B.A., C.D. of Almonte. Beloved husband of Margaret Findlay SAMS and loving father of Findlay, Andrew, Mary, Katharine and Matthew, as well as Robin GLOVER, Letitia CLARKE, Geoffrey NOBES and Jean Hee KIM. Loved by his grandchildren, Allison and Gillian, Mia and Ian. Brother of the late Margaret WIIG of Hyderabad, India and brother-in-law of Murray and Carol FINDLAY of Toronto.
During his ministry, Lyle was an Royal Canadian Army Chaplain Corps Chaplain, Minister of St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, Quebec City, Padre to the Fraser Highlanders and Branch 240 Royal Canadian Legion, Almonte, as well as the White Ensign.
Lyle was an avid golfer, curler, gardener and landscape painter.
Sincere thanks for the kindness of Doctor Franz Ferraris and the Almonte General Hospital medical staff.
A memorial service will be held in the Almonte Presbyterian Church on Monday, May 19th, 2008 at 11 A.M.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of the C.R. Gamble Funeral Home and Chapel, 127 Church Street, Almonte, Ontario. 613-256-3313. If desired, memorial donations may be made at the funeral home to the Almonte General Hospital. Condolences and tribute: www.crgamble.com

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SAMUEL o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2008-04-02 published
NEIL, Mary “Irene” (née URQUHART)
Of Kincardine, at Trillium Court, on Tuesday, April 1, 2008, in her 97th year. Beloved wife of the late Russel NEIL. Dear mother of Nancy CONNELL of Kincardine and Dianne DONOVAN of Toronto. Sadly missed by her grandchildren, Katie and Neil DONOVAN. Also predeceased by a son-in-law, Bill CONNELL, sisters, Emma AITCHISON, Katie URQUHART and Beth MacLAUGHLIN and brothers, Ivan, Bruce, Clarence and Burton URQUHART. Survived by her sister-in-law, Marjorie SHAW of Owen Sound. Visitation at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, 757 Princes Street, Kincardine, Ontario N2Z 1Z5, 519-396-2701, on Thursday, April 3, from 1: 00 p.m. until the time of the funeral service at 2: 00 p.m., with Rev. Susan SAMUEL officiating. Spring Interment, Hillcrest Cemetery, Tara. Memorial donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Portrait and memorial online at www.daveylinklaterfuneralhome.com

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SAMUEL o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-01-07 published
BALAZ, Tamara " Tammy" May (née SAMUEL)
Tammy passed away peacefully Saturday January 5th 2008 with her family by her side after a long, heroic battle with cancer.
She was the beloved wife and best friend of Richard M. (Rick) BALAZ. Best Mom in the world to Lisa and Michael who love her soooo much. Truly adored daughter of the late Ernest L. and Elizabeth SAMUEL of Oakville, Ontario.
Tammy is deeply loved and cherished by her sister Kim SAMUEL- JOHNSON and her daughter Caitlin, her brother Mark SAMUEL and his children Emma and Griffin.
Fondly remembered by her father-in-law and mother-in-law Michael and Magdalene BALAZ. Sister-in-law Mary NYSTROM her husband Paul and their children Christy, Theresa and Erik. Her brother-in-law Joseph BALAZ, his wife Sue and their children Nicholas and Hailey.
Tammy was an accomplished equestrian champion and upon the passing of her father she took over the leadership of Sam-Son Farm, one of North America's leading Thoroughbred breeding and racing operations. Tammy was a director of Woodbine Entertainment Group, The Jockey Club of Canada, Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association and the Jockey Club of New York.
Tammy was also a director of her family's business, Samuel son and Co., Limited.
Tammy's main goal in life and her greatest achievement was to make everyone around her happy. She always put the needs of others before her own.
Visitation will take place at Glen Oaks Memorial Chapel, 3164 9th Line, Oakvillefrom 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. on Tues Jan 8. All are welcome. There will be a private family funeral.

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SAMUEL o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-03-18 published
SAMUEL, Elizabeth " Liza" June (née CHADBURN)
Elizabeth passed away peacefully at her home Sunday, March 16, 2008, with her family by her side, after a long, heroic battle with cancer and emphysema. She was the first love, beloved wife and best friend of Canadian Industrialist Ernest L. (Ernie) SAMUEL, O.C. (Deceased.) Loving and proud Mom of Kim SAMUEL- JOHNSON, Tammy SAMUEL- BALAZ, (Deceased), and Mark Chadburn SAMUEL. Beloved daughter of the late William Roy and Constance CHADBURN of Toronto, Ontario. Elizabeth was the devoted and loving Grandmother to five amazing Grandchildren, Caitlin SAMUEL- JOHNSON, Lisa and Michael BALAZ and Emma and Griffin SAMUEL who loved their Gramma very much. Elizabeth was a graduate of Trinity College, University of Toronto. She loved her family, her company, her sailing, her Museum, her gardens and her dogs. She cherished her Friendships and always had kindness and humour to share in abundance. Elizabeth was a director and former chairman of the 153 year old family steel service centre business, Samuel, son and Co., Limited and was a director and former chairman of the publicly-traded industrial products company, Samuel Manu-Tech Inc. Elizabeth shared her love of horses with her children and along with her husband, Ernie, founded Sam-Son Farm, one of North America's leading thoroughbred breeding and racing operations. A strong believer in giving back to her community and her country, she was a significant philanthropist through the Samuel Family Foundation to the health care, cultural and academic sectors. In 2002, she was the recipient of the Queen's Golden Jubilee Medal. Elizabeth was a former Chairman of the Royal Ontario Museum Board of Trustees and former Co-chair of the Royal Ontario Museum Foundation Board of Governors. Elizabeth will be missed by a wealth of Friends but her energy, enthusiasm, tenacity and loving nature will live on in all who knew her. Visitation will take place at Glen Oaks Memorial Chapel, 3164 9th Line, Oakville from 6: 00-9:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 18th and from 2:00-4:00 p.m. and 7: 00-9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 19th. All are welcome. There will be a private family funeral on Thursday, March 20th at 11: 00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to her beloved Royal Ontario Museum or to the cancer care organization of your choice would be appreciated.

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SAMUEL o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-03-18 published
Philanthropist won Breeder's Cup as the owner of thoroughbreds
With her husband, Ernie SAMUEL, she made significant donations to the Royal Ontario Museum. Together, they also owned Dance Smartly, at one time the world's top money-winning mare
By Sandra MARTIN, Page S10
A woman with an insatiable appetite for life and an inherent belief in the value of giving back, Liza SAMUEL was a volunteer, a horse breeder, president of the second oldest company in Canada, a philanthropist and probably the richest woman in the country. As a couple, Liza and Ernie SAMUEL were Friends, lovers and lifelong partners in a range of interests and pursuits including family, business, the Gaslight nightclub, which they owned and operated in Yorkville in the 1960s, sailing, horse breeding and even a hydroponics venture. "They believed if you can dream it, you can do it," said their son Mark.
Elizabeth (Liza) June SAMUEL was the only child of William Roy and Constance (WRIGHT) CHADBURN, a family of missionaries and entrepreneurial inventors. One of her antecedents invented the Chadburn telegraph, a device that enabled a crew member on the bridge of a ship to pull a handle that would ring bells in the engine room to communicate instructions, such as "dead slow" and "full steam"; the company, centred in Liverpool, England manufactured a great number of navigational instruments. Her parents lived in England, but happened to be visiting Paris in June, 1933, when she was born.
In the early days of the Second World War, when Liza was about 6, she and her mother were evacuated to Canada. Her daughter Kim still has the beloved doll her mother brought with her on the ship crossing the treacherous Atlantic. They settled in Montreal and Liza attended The Study, a private girls school. Her father, who was in the Home Guard, stayed behind in England until after the Germans were defeated. After joining his wife and daughter, he moved his family to the Moore Park area of Toronto and sent his daughter to Bishop Strachan School in Forest Hill.
When she was about 14, Liza went on a blind date with 16-year-old Ernest (Ernie) SAMUEL, a student at St. Andrew's College, a boarding school in Aurora, Ontario Although immediately smitten, she wisely decided to connect with him as a friend - while "she conspired with the nanny of the house to eliminate all other suitors," Mark SAMUEL said. After high school, she entered Trinity College at the University of Toronto, graduating with a bachelor of arts degree in 1955. She married Mr. SAMUEL on September 4, 1956. Children Kim, Tammy and Mark followed.
Mr. SAMUEL, who was born Ernest WILLINSKY, was the great-grand_son (on his mother's side) of Lewis SAMUEL, who founded the steel company Samuel, son and Company in 1855, a dozen years before Confederation. He was also the grand_son of Sigmund SAMUEL, a noted philanthropist who bequeathed the Sigmund Samuel Canadiana Gallery at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto. After his parents' marriage disintegrated when he was 3, Ernie and his mother moved into his grandfather's house, which was literally a treasure trove of furniture and the decorative arts.
At his grandfather's request, Ernie WILLINSKY legally assumed SAMUEL as his surname. After graduating in engineering from the U of T, he joined the family firm, which was then a steel-warehousing and distribution business, in 1953. Less than a decade later, he was president. He redirected the company into processing, then product manufacturing.
"He took over the company as a $6-million-dollar business and by the time he was done it was a $2-billion operation," Mark SAMUEL said. "He was an enterprise builder and she [his mother] was very supportive of that."
Mrs. SAMUEL, who had done some work as an actress in radio plays, "kept the home fires burning" while her husband built the company, which is now a leading North American processor and distributor of carbon steel, stainless steel and aluminum industrial products. In 1985, Mr. SAMUEL transferred the manufacturing and technology operations into Samuel Manu-Tech Inc., a public company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange, and expanded Samuel into the United States after the Canada-U.S. Free Trade Agreement was signed in 1988.
In the 1960s, the SAMUELs became involved in horse racing after they bought the show-jumper Canadian Club. The horse, ridden by equestrian James Day, was part of the Canadian team that won the gold medal at the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City. They then moved into thoroughbreds, buying two foundation mares in 1972, and establishing Sam-Son Farm in Milton and the Sam-Son training centre in Ocala, Florida, which produced a number of champion horses, including Chief Bearheart, Sky Classic, and above all, Dance Smartly, a granddaughter of Northern Dancer and daughter of Danzig. In addition to everything else, Mrs. SAMUEL named all the horses.
As a three-year-old, Dance Smartly (known as Daisy because of the white flower-shaped mark on her forehead) ran her way into the record books in 1991 as the first filly to win Canada's Triple Crown, the first Canadian-bred winner of a Breeder's Cup Race and, for quite some time, the leading money-winning mare in the world. Mr. SAMUEL was named Racing Man of the Year in Canada and received the American Thoroughbred Horse Racing Eclipse Award for outstanding owner in 1991, the year Sam-Son Farm netted $6.9-million and broke the record for earnings. As a broodmare, Dance Smartly produced two consecutive winners of the Queen's Plate: Scatter the Gold (2000) and Dancethruthedawn (2001) and was inducted into both the Canadian and American horse racing halls of fame. After suffering an irreparable injury in an arthritic knee joint, she was euthanized in August, 2007, at 19, and buried at Sam-Son Farm in Milton, Ontario
Following the tradition established by his grandfather, Mr. and Mrs. SAMUEL were generous benefactors of the Royal Ontario Museum. His family tradition meshed seamlessly with her interests. She began as a volunteer in the 1980s, trained as a docent and became president of the museum volunteers. Besides hands-on work, the money she and her husband gave in the 1980s and 1990s enabled the museum to complete its Samuel European Galleries. They both served as board members, with Mrs. SAMUEL chairing the board and co-chairing the foundation board of governors.
In the late 1990s, Mr. SAMUEL suffered a head injury while on a sailing vacation with his wife and was in extremely ill health for about three years. She retreated from her volunteer activities to care for her ailing husband, while taking on many of his responsibilities at the family business. Having been a director of Samuel Manu-Tech since 1986, she became chair and also moved up from vice-chair to chair of Samuel. "She was very strong on governance," said her son, describing how she instituted boards of directors at both the public and private companies. Just as Mr. SAMUEL was recovering from his head injury, he was diagnosed with a brain tumour and died four months later on May 25, 2000. He was 69.
Instead of enjoying retirement with her husband after more than 40 years of marriage, Mrs. SAMUEL had to rebuild her life as a single woman. One of the first places she turned was to the Royal Ontario Museum, which as an institution had always been "close to her heart," according to her children.
"She carried on with a tremendous ferocity," said William THORSELL, who became chief executive officer of the Royal Ontario Museum in August, 2000. "I think she found the Royal Ontario Museum was a way of re-establishing with the broader world," he said, pointing out that she began serving on committees and boards at the museum again, including the committee to select the architect for Renaissance Royal Ontario Museum. (She favoured Daniel Libeskind.) In 2002, she was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Medal for her contributions to the community.
The next year, she donated $5-million to the museum, which dedicated its newly restored rotunda in memory of Mr. SAMUEL and in honour of Mrs. SAMUEL. She was also extremely generous to Renaissance Royal Ontario Museum, donating a total of $8.5-million. Later this year, the museum will unveil a 1,000-square-metre "green roof" in her honour on the south roof of the building's west wing. Built with donations from several trustees, Liza's Garden will be visible from the C5 restaurant.
Daughter Tammy SAMUEL- BALAZ took over the leadership of Sam-Son Farm, the family's horse breeding and racing interests, after her father's death in 2000. Like her brother and sister, she had been involved with horses all her life. An accomplished rider when she became president and general manager of the family's horse operations, she became one of the most significant figures in Canadian thoroughbred racing. In her 20s, she was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Although she appeared to have triumphed over the disease, and went on to marry and have two children, she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2004 and died in January.
Mrs. SAMUEL's own ill health forced her to step down as chair of the Samuel group of companies in favour of her son Mark in January, 2006, although she accepted a position as Chairman Emeritus. Daughter Kim SAMUEL- JOHNSON is in charge of the family charitable foundation.
Stalwart even after her daughter Tammy's death, she enjoyed smoking and drinking "and did both right up to the end," according to her son. A few days before, she indulged in a last drink and a final cigarette and told her daughter Kim: "You know I have loved your father all my life."
Elizabeth June SAMUEL was born June 20, 1933, in Paris. She died of cancer and emphysema at her home on March 16, 2008. She was 74. Predeceased by husband Ernie and daughter Tammy, she is survived by daughter Kim, son Mark, five grandchildren and extended family.

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SAMUEL o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-04-29 published
HAMBLEY, May Smith (née LATHE)
Passed away peacefully at Leaside Retirement Residence with family at her side on April 26, 2008 in her 97th year.,
Beloved widow of Jack; loving mother of Fraser and his wife Hope, Gordon and his wife Marlene; cherished grandmother of Deborah, Catherine (George SAMUEL) and David (Lisa) and proud great-grandmother of Rajan SAMUEL, Anne May and Elizabeth HAMBLEY. Dear sister of Gordon LATHE and his wife Lois (Burlington) and Doctor Frank LATHE and his wife Eunice (Ottawa;) predeceased by Dorothy L, SCHNIEDER/SNIDER/SNYDER and Prof. Grant LATHE; remembered by nieces, nephews and their families in Australia, Hong Kong, the United Kingdom, the United States and Canada. May was co-author of two authorized Latin Texts, devoted teacher of Latin at Forster C.I., Windsor, Forest Hill C. I Toronto and York Mills C.I., North York. She completed her teaching career at Queen's University where she was a charter member of the Faculty of Education. The students whose lives she touched and enriched will remember her zest for learning and life.
A memorial service will be held at a later date - notice to follow. In memoriam donations may be made to Mary's favourite charity, Plainfield Community Homes (91 Millennium Parkway, Belleville, Ontario K8N

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SAMUEL o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-05-24 published
HAMBLY, May Smith (née LATHE)
Passed away peacefully at Leaside Retirement Residence with family at her side on April 26th, 2008 in her 97th year.
Beloved widow of Jack, loving mother of Fraser and his wife Hope, Gordon and his wife Marlene; cherished grandmother of Deborah, Catherine (George SAMUEL) and David (Lisa) and proud great-grandmother of Rajan SAMUEL, Anne May and Elizabeth HAMBLY. Dear sister of Gordon LATHE and his wife Lois (Burlington) and Doctor Frank LATHE and his wife Eunice (Ottawa;) predeceased by Dorothy L. SCHNIEDER/SNIDER/SNYDER and Prof. Grant LATHE; remembered by nieces, nephews and their families in Australia, Hong Kong, the United Kingdom, the United States and Canada. May was co-author of two authorized Latin texts, devoted teacher of Latin texts, devoted teacher of Latin at Forster C.I., Windsor, Forest Hill C.I., Toronto and York Mills C.I., North York. She completed her teaching career at Queen's University where she was a charter member of the Faculty of Education. The students whose lives she touched and enriched will remember her zest for learning and life.
A memorial service, with the Rev. Dr. J. Peter HOLMES officiating, will be held on Tuesday May 27th, 2008 at 1: 30 p.m. at Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge Street, Toronto (north east corner of Yonge and Heath Streets, just north of St. Clair Ave.). In memoriam donations may be made to May's favourite charity, Plainfield Community Homes, 91 Millennium Parkway, Belleville, Ontario, K8N 4Z5.

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SAMUELS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-04-26 published
SAMUELS, Aileen Ethelwyn
Passed away peacefully at Toronto on Thursday, April 24. Beloved wife of the late Hugh Robert SAMUELS. Aileen is survived by niece Candice HENLYSHYN of Rochester, New York and nephews Craig Hamilton REASON of South Borough, Massachusetts and John Robert REASON of Liverpool, New York and their families. The family would like to thank Dorothy McBROOM and her late husband George, their daughter Janice and her husband Roger BARTON and their family for their kind support of Aileen. A service will be held at the Humphrey Funeral Home - A.W. Miles Chapel, 1403 Bayview Avenue (south of Eglinton Avenue East) on Tuesday, April 29, 2008 at 11: 00 a.m. with a reception to follow at the funeral home in the Leaside Room. Condolences and memories may be forwarded through www.humphreymiles.com.

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SAMUELS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-04-28 published
SAMUELS, Aileen Ethelwyn
Passed away peacefully at Toronto on Thursday, April 24. Beloved wife of the late Hugh Robert SAMUELS. Aileen is survived by niece Candice HENLYSHYN of Rochester, New York and nephews Craig Hamilton REASON of South Borough, Massachussetts and John Robert REASON of Liverpool, New York and their families. The family would like to thank Dorothy McBROOM and her late husband George, their daughter Janice and her husband Roger BARTON and their family for their kind support of Aileen. A service will be held at the Humphrey Funeral Home - A.W. Miles Chapel, 1403 Bayview Avenue (south of Eglinton Avenue East) on Tuesday, April 29, 2008 at 11: 00 a.m. with a reception to follow at the funeral home in the Leaside Room. Condolences and memories may be forwarded through www.humphreymiles.com.

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SAMUELS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-06-25 published
GOODMAN, Doctor William E., B.A., M.D., C.M., L.M.C.C., (F.R.C.S.C,) D.A.B.O.
On Monday, June 23, 2008 at his home. Beloved husband of the late Florence (née SAMUELS) GOODMAN. Loving father and father-in-law of David and Jeanette and her daughter Julie, Richard, Janis and the late Robert GOODMAN. Dear brother of Betty BOCHNER, and the late Molye SCHWARTZ, Mosie GOODMAN, and Irving GOODMAN. Brother, husband, father and friend to multitudes - in more ways than will ever be known. The world was better for his being here. He made his way. In his own words:
A man of eclectic tastes, his interests ranged from classical guitar music (he was a founding member of the Classical Guitar Society of Toronto), to folk music (involved in the advisory board of Mariposa until his death, he continued to attend its annual concerts, as well as others in Winnipeg, Newport, Fox Hollow and Vancouver). During World War 2, while stationed in Regina as an officer with the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps, he became addicted to country and western music, as well. He took to motorcycle-riding at age 45, and owned and rode until 1989, a vintage Kawasaki. An honours B.A. in Economics and Political Science, and M.D. from McGill as well as becoming an Ear, Nose and Throat Specialist at the pioneering University of Illinois Otolaryngology Group. Subsequently, he became an assistant professor in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto (while still practising medicine) at the age of 56.
In the early 1980's, recognizing the marked increase in intermarriages resulting from changes in social attitudes and customs in a society now more open to Jews, he tried to start a non-profit, non-judgemental, non-institutional, multi-faceted introduction service for Jewish singles of all ages. For his part, his happy marriage to Florence lasted almost 60 years.
Although coldly rational to a fault, he passionately espoused causes in which he believed, and spent much time and substance in personal efforts on their behalf, (the battle of Beth Tzedec the fight against bureaucratic encroachment in the health-care field; the campaign to return real education to the schools and universities; and the struggle to make politicians financially responsible in their decision-making). His strong opinions, which he refused to dilute for purposes of expediency, were reflected in numerous articles published in newspapers and journals in Canada, the U.S., Finland, Australia, France, Britain, and Switzerland in many speaking engagements, T.V. and radio interviews, and debates at home and abroad; and in personal correspondence with well-known politicians, economists, educators and social philosophers. He consistently refused to practise medicine as a service of the state and when Ontario's infamous Bill 94 was passed in 1986, resigned his position as Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto, quit practice, and closed his office permanently. Patients persisted in requesting his return - even two weeks ago.
His multilingual capacities, as well as his never-ending curiosity, made him an avid and accomplished traveller. This curiosity also projected him, at age 60, into an unsuccessful attempt to start a singles introduction service and, at age 64, into pursuit of proficiency in the field of Macintosh micro-computers. By the time of his death, he had over 70 publications to his credit, on diverse topics such as abortion, primary and university education, politics and politicians, age and aging, computers in medicine, feminism and the war between the sexes, alternative therapies, the coming inter-generational conflict, travel opportunities for disabled seniors, options for the blind from AMD, the Canadian identity, electioneering in Canada, etc. As the long-term effects of an aging population became apparent, he made numerous television appearances debating the pros and cons of "dying with dignity" with Jesuit priests, Right-to-Life Society officials, spokespersons for the Catholic arch-diocese of Toronto, lawyers for the disabled and academic ethicists.
A lifelong admirer of the quality of "joie-de-vivre", his favourite toast was: "Salud, dineroy amory el tiempo para gustarlos". He revelled in living life to the fullest and was grateful, as are we, that he survived long enough and successfully enough to enjoy them all. In anticipation of death, he was fond of quoting the late poet and engineer Neil George: "If you will, remember me occasionally - I would like that; but no mourning, please. Death in old age is a solution, not a tragedy."
For the last nearly 20 years, he was "the Doc" at "The Breakfast Club" - an eclectic group of eccentrics who started their days breaking bread (bagels) and "solving" the world's problems. Ave atque vale!
At Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel, 2401 Steeles Avenue W., (three lights west of Dufferin) for service on Thursday, June 26th at 10: 00 a.m. Interment Beth Tzedec Memorial Park. Shiva 10 Burton Rd. Memorial donations may be made to the Doctor William E. Goodman Memorial Fund c/o The Benjamin Foundation, 3429 Bathurst St. Toronto M6A 2C3, 416-780-0324, or at www.benjamins.ca

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SAMURE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-03-13 published
POLISAK, Mary (née LIMACHER)
Of Elgin Manor passed away on Saturday, March 8th, 2008, at her late residence, peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, in her 92nd year. Beloved wife of the late Peter POLISAK and dearly loved mother of Joe and his wife Jo-Anne POLISAK of London, Patricia CARTER of London, Rita and her husband Bob WITHENSHAW of Saint Thomas, William POLISAK and his wife Claudette SAMURE of Ottawa, James POLISAK of London, Joan and her husband Jerome THOMAS of Saint Thomas and June and her husband Craig RICHARDSON of London. Dear sister of Matilda of Gravelbourg, Saskatchewan., Angela of Florida, Florida, Margaret of Toronto, Herman of New Zealand and Bernard of Mazenod, Saskatchewan. Predeceased by 3 sisters Annie, Madeline and Hildegarde and by 3 brothers Joseph, John and Albert. Sadly missed by 11 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren and 1 great, great-grandchild and a number of nieces and nephews. Mary was born in Expanse, Saskatchewan on September 27, 1916, the daughter of the late Joseph and Josephine Hermina PAUWELS) LIMACHER. She has lived in Saint Thomas since 1946 and was a member of Saint Anne's Church, the Catholic Women's League and the Resurrection Choir. Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin Street, Saint Thomas until Monday and then to Saint Anne's Church where Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, March 17th at 10: 30 a.m. Interment to follow in Holy Angels' Cemetery. Visitation Sunday from 1: 00 to 4:30 p.m. Prayers will be recited at the funeral home on Sunday at 1: 00 p.m. Remembrances may be made to the Elgin Children's Foundation or the Easter Seals Telethon.

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SAMWAYS o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-04-25 published
VANKERREBROECK, Albert Morris
Suddenly at his residence on Tuesday April 22, 2008, Albert Morris VANKERREBROECK of R.R.#1 Otterville in his 64th year. Beloved husband of Glenda (VUYLSTEKE.) Loving father of Megan VANKERREBROECK and Dan CORNWELL of R.R.#3 Norwich, Kathryn and husband Wayne Samways of R.R.#1 Otterville. Proud grandpa of Kyle SAMWAYS. Dear brother of Harriet DECLEIR and husband Paul of R.R.#1 Delhi, Gilbert VANKERREBROECK and wife Anne of R.R.#1 Norwich, Denise PROVOOST and husband Ronny of R.R.#1 Delhi, sister-in-law Brenda VANQUAETHEM and husband Steve of R.R.#2 Tillsonburg. Son-in-law of Roger and Paula VUYLSTEKE of R.R.#1 Otterville, brother-in-law of Rick VUYLSTEKE and wife Lorraine of R.R.#1 Otterville, Susan VUYLSTEKE and husband Paul STORY of London. Survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Remi and Janet VANKERREBROECK and a brother Marcel VANKERREBROECK. Albert was a second generation tobacco farmer who loved farming. He was an active and lifelong member of Our Lady of LaSalette Parish. Conservation of the environment and local history were important to him. He enjoyed springtime tree planting days. Please plant a tree in his memory. Friends will be received at The Arn-Lockie Funeral Home, 45 Main St. W., Norwich (519) 863-3020, on Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Prayers will be said on Friday at 7: 30 p.m. Funeral mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of LaSalette Church on Saturday April 26, 2008 at 10: 00 a.m. with Rev. Father Alan DUFRAIMONT officiating. Interment Our Lady of LaSalette Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to either South Norwich or Norwich Historical Societies. Online condolences at www.arn-lockiefuneralhome.com.

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