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"ONY" 2007 Obituary


ONYETT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-01-04 published
BROWN, Eileen (née BROCK)
Peacefully in Halifax on 02 January, 2007. A long time resident of Bedford, Nova Scotia, Eileen was born at Rothesay, New Brunswick 14 May 1921, the daughter of C. Harold BROCK and Muriel GILLIS) BROCK. Predeceased by her husband George Albert (Capt. Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve) she is survived by sons Derek (Margaret Ann) Toronto and Brock (Donna LANDRY) Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, daughter Ann Louise (Stephen) ONYETT Lewiston, New York and son Mark (Martha) Bedford; as well as grandchildren George William BROWN, Charles Lee ONYETT, Jake Stephen ONYETT, Laura Eileen BROWN and Logan George BROWN and many nephews and nieces. She was predeceased by a sister, Susan and her two brothers Frederick (DSC, Lt. Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve) and John (DSC, Lt. Cdr. Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve). She is also survived by her sisters Nora LEE- WHITE/WHYTE of Rothesay, New Brunswick and Bettina DODDS- HEBRON of Toronto. Eileen was a graduate of Netherwood School for Girls, Rothesay, New Brunswick As well as a positive attitude, a sunny disposition and a great sense of humour, she loved the fellowship and companionship of Friends of all ages. A lifelong enthusiast of sports and politics, she adored life in Nova Scotia yet remained fiercely loyal to the Province of her birth. She was an early champion of the rights and duties of Canadian women, being of the inaugural class of volunteers into the Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service (Wrens) in World War 2, subsequently attaining the rank of Lieutenant Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service. A private family funeral has been held, her ashes to be spread by her beloved Navy on the cold grey waters of the North Atlantic Ocean. A memorial service will be held, notice to follow.

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ONYSCHUK o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-07-17 published
ONYSCHUK, Yaroslaw
Peacefully on July 15, 2007, in his 99th year. Predeceased by his loving wife, Odarka. Loved father of Bohdan and wife Tania, and George and his late wife Mary. Devoted grandfather of Motria and husband Victor MOROZOV, Tamara and husband Peter ELYJIW. Loving greatgrandfather of Zirka and Kvitka MOROZOV, Danya and Marko ELYJIW. Immigrated to Canada from Ukraine in 1948, where he had been a lawyer and judge, and became a very successful Insurance Executive. Journalist, political activist, chess master, fluent in 7 languages, violinist and soccer player in his youth. He will be greatly missed by his nieces and nephews and their families. Visitation on Tuesday, July 17, at Cardinal Funeral Home, 92 Annette St. (near Keele) from 6: 00 to 9:00 p.m. (Panakhyda at 7: 30 p.m.). Funeral Mass at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 18 at St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church at Queen and Bellwoods Streets, Toronto. Interment at Prospect Cemetery thereafter. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Shevchenko Scientific Society or the Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation

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