SVISTUNENKO email@example.com_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-05-22 published
ADAM/ADAMS, James Lorne
Suddenly at home in Toronto on Sunday, May 18, 2008 after a year long illness. Beloved husband, best friend and life partner of Peggy (née COWAN.) Lorne died just short of his 86th birthday and 60th wedding anniversary.
Wonderful father to son Jim (Julia) of St. Paul, Minnesota, and daughter Karen (Bill) HERKAMP of Cincinnati, Ohio. Cherished and devoted grandfather to Jack, Jane and James ADAM/ADAMS and Kelly and Scott HERKAMP. Brother-in-law to Muriel LISSON. Uncle and friend to Donna SVISTUNENKO, Joy GRAY/GREY- DONALD and Jim LISSON, their spouses and children.
Lorne was born in Montreal on July 10, 1922. He interrupted his studies at McGill University to serve as a navigator on a Lancaster bomber with the Royal Air Force/Royal Canadian Air Force. He graduated from McGill in 1946 and spent his entire 41 year career with C-I-L, concluding in Human Resources, having relocated from Montreal to Toronto in 1981.
Lorne's life was centered on his family and his love of sports, especially hockey and baseball. He and Peggy, both native Montrealers, raised their family and were active community members in the Town of Mount Royal. Following their move to downtown Toronto, they actively embraced life, culture and retirement travel, especially to see their grandchildren.
Lorne's good humour, wit, humility, generosity and Friendship will be lovingly remembered and deeply missed by all of his family and Friends.
A Memorial Service celebrating Lorne's life will be held at Timothy Eaton Memorial Church, 230 St. Clair Ave. W., on Monday, May 26 at 11: 00 a.m., followed by a reception at the church. Memorial donations may be made to Mount Sinai Hospital, the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, or Timothy Eaton Memorial Church.
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