OSWELL email@example.com_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-08-24 published
OSWELL, Kenneth R., FCA, FCMC, OMLJ
Passed away peacefully at home Tuesday, August 21, 2007 in his 86th year, surrounded by family and Friends. Fondly remembered by long-time companion J. Louise MIANO. He is survived by son Kenneth Randall OSWELL, with the Reverend Mary Ann SOMERVILLE, daughter Susan Kathleen CORNISH and her husband David. Sadly missed by his grandchildren William and Joanna CORNISH, and Colm OSWELL. Born in Toronto on May 18, 1922, he served as Lt. during World War 2 in R.C.N.V.R. Kenneth was admitted to the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario in 1947; Fellow 1965. Retired senior partner of Deloitte he had a distinguished career in business. He joined P.S. Ross and Sons 1945, admitted to Partnership 1953 Partner, Touche Ross Toronto (now Deloitte) 1953-84; Partner, Touche Ross Management Consultants 1958-84; member of Advisory Council Ministry of Industry, Trade and Commerce 1970-72; Director International Management Consulting, Touche Ross International 1971-72; Regional Partner, Mediterranean, Middle East and Africa, Touche Ross International 1974-78; Director of Marketing, Toronto 1979-81; National Director Client Services and Development, Touche Ross 1982-84. After retiring from the firm, he established K.R. Oswell Consultants Inc. He was also active in many community and professional organizations: Campaign Chairman, Toronto Humane Society; Past President North York Branch Metropolitan Toronto Y.M.C. A; Victorian Order of Nurses Metropolitan Toronto; Toronto Transit Consultants Ltd.; Trustee, Saint Michael's College Foundation; President's Council, Canadian Opera Co.; Curators' Circle, Art Gallery of Ontario; Freemason; Knight, the Military and Hospitaller Order Of Saint Lazarus of Jerusalem; Past President Canadian Association of Management Consultants; Charter member and Past President, Institute of Certified Management Consultants of Ontario Fellow 1970; member Institute Management Consultants Inc. New York and Fellow, British Institute of Management. Our father faced his struggle with congestive heart disease with determination, courage and spirit. His wish, with the family, was to extend thanks to the many individuals who provided care and support his family physician; the cardiac and renal specialists at Toronto General Hospital; during the hospital stay in July, the Eaton Wing staff 14th floor, Doctors A. DAWSON, W. GOLD and most recently Nightingale Health Care for their kind and compassionate care. The family will receive Friends at the Humphrey Funeral Home - A.W. Miles Chapel, 1403 Bayview Avenue (south of Eglinton Avenue East), from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday, August 28th. Funeral service will be held in Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge Street on Wednesday, August 29th at 11 a.m. If desired, donations may be made to the Military and Hospitaller Order of St. Lazarus of Jerusalem, Grand Priory of Canada or the charity of your choice.
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