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"ANG" 2002 Obituary


ANGEL o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2002-12-17 published
ANGEL, Mary ''May'' -- At Nisbet Lodge, Toronto, on Monday, December 16, 2002. May was predeceased by her beloved husband Herbert (Bert). She will be lovingly remembered by her daughters Phyllis and Joan; sons-in-law James HYMMEN and William WATSON; grandchildren Jennifer and Craig; great-grandchildren Brianna and Simone. The family will receive Friends at the Humphrey Funeral Home - A.W. Miles Chapel, 1403 Bayview Avenue (South of Eglinton Avenue East), from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Thursday, December 19. Service and committal in the chapel Thursday at 11 o'clock followed by a reception in the ''Leaside Room'' at the funeral home. Private interment Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Flowers gratefully declined. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to Nisbet Lodge, 740 Pape Avenue, Toronto, M4K 3S7, would be very much appreciated.

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ANGELIE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2002-12-21 published
ORLOFF, David Kenneth -- On Wednesday December 11, 2002, in his 55th year. son of Irv, and Edna and her husband Borris. Loving father of Susan FEBBO. Beloved brother of Bonnie ANGELIE, Julie and her husband Lloyd McGEACHIE, Claudia and her husband Bob DENNIS, and Linda and her husband George REIMER. Dear uncle of Daniel, Wilson, Andrew, Deborah, Ryan, Joey, and Tracey. He will be sadly missed by Barbara LANGILLE, Pat ORLOFF, Steve O'REILLY and Elliott LARMAN. A Memorial Service was held at Oshawa Funeral Service, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) on Wednesday, December 18th, at 1 p.m. Interment Groveside Cemetery. Donations to the Humane Society would be appreciated by the family.

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ANGELUCCI o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2002-12-31 published
By Florena ANGELUCCI, Riccardo RAPACCHIETTA, Amerigo RAPACCHIETTA Tuesday, December 31, 2002, Page A14
Immigrant, homemaker. Born February 14, 1927, in Pietracamela, Italy. Died November 7 in Toronto of breast cancer, aged 75
The serpentine road connecting the small mountain village where Gilda was born in 1927 was not built until 1935. She grew up in an isolated, closely knit community that favoured a strange, difficult-to-understand dialect to the proper Italian of the land.
Denied schooling beyond Grade 5 by a harsh father, she spent her lost school years tending the small plots of land and caring for the animals on which the family depended. For eight years she relished being the sole grandchild and drew strength from the love of her grandparents and her many aunts and uncles. They gave her confidence and self-assurance, gifts that lasted a lifetime.
Gilda married in her early twenties and by the age of 25 she had two sons. Her children sharpened her concerns over the limited prospects in her homeland, and so she encouraged her husband to join the steady exodus to North America. She endured six years of separation waiting for the day when her family would be reunited. Gilda arrived in Canada in 1958 ignorant of large city life and pining for the close connections to her family in Italy.
Despite the difficult period of adjustment to the new homeland, she held to her belief that Canada was a place where her family could make a good future. Her children were not relegated to the fate of many immigrant children who were sent to work at young ages. They would go to school and she aimed at the then-impossible goal of university education.
She hated the restrictions of the dialect the family used and so she raised her Canadian-born daughter using proper Italian. She bristled at her dependency on her sons to act as translators and so she attended English classes and mastered her adopted language.
Gilda had her eyes open to the world around her and sought out anything that would help her family. And so it was that her children sported dental braces to correct problems that they would have had to endure under the care of a less resourceful parent. Her children attended summer camps and were encouraged to mix in the community of peers that played in the streets of the neighbourhood. For a time her children were embarrassed being immigrant kids later they came to realize how gently and wisely Gilda had eased their transition to life in Canada.
Gilda's husband was happy to bring the paycheque home and leave to his wife the allocation of the family's financial resources. And so she planned and brought about the family's first home, a car, and a second larger home (without boarders) within the first 10 years of arriving in Canada. She was frugal and knew how to husband a dollar, but was never happier than when she was spending for a big cause for the family.
Gilda was widowed in 1977. Her 16-year-old daughter was still at home and dependent on her. Gilda gave up part-time work and became a full-time dietary aide. Illness struck Gilda in 1981 and she despaired for her family. She endured many operations and extensive treatments and prevailed. She was there to watch her grandchildren grow and to be a guide and a source of succour.
Lately, Gilda often expressed that she had accomplished what she had set out to do: She had helped her children establish themselves. She was leading a contented life when illness struck again. With a nod to the enemy, she stopped treatments.
Gilda affectionately called her grandchildren coccinelle (Italian for ladybug). It was with great pleasure that her family noticed a lovely ladybug at her interment.
Florena, Riccardo and Amerigo are Gilda's children.

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ANGIOLILLO o@ca.on.manitoulin.howland.little_current.manitoulin_expositor 2002-08-21 published
Francis Dominic WHITE/WHYTE
In loving memory of Francis Dominic WHITE/WHYTE, June 30, 1945-August 12, 2002.
Francis "Frank" WHITE/WHYTE, a resident of M'Chigeeng passed away at the Sudbury Regional Hospital St. Joseph's Site, Monday, August 12, 2002 in his 57th year. Frank was born in Mindemoya son of the late Angus and the late Nora (McGRAW) WHITE/WHYTE. Frank worked as a miner at INCO and was a great fan and player of baseball. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.
Dear father of Anthony, Gizelle, Rae Ann, Ben, Dawn and Wayne MIGWANS of M'Chigeeng. Dear and loving brother of Adolphis McGRAW and Annie WHITE/WHYTE both of M'Chigeeng, Henry WHITE/WHYTE, Linda SILVA, Mae WHITE/WHYTE all of Toronto, Mabel ANGIOLILLO of Maple and Mary Lou WHITE/WHYTE of M'Chigeeng. Predeceased by one sister Rose Emma WHITE/WHYTE. Also survived by many uncles, aunts, nieces and nephews.
The funeral mass was held from the Immaculate Conception Church, M'Chigeeng on Thursday, August 15, 2002. Father Robert Foliot was celebrant. Interment in M'Chigeeng Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Culgin Funeral Home.

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