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"VLE" 2008 Obituary


VLESSING o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-06-19 published
BATCHELOR, Thomas John
Thomas John BATCHELOR, in his 88th year. Predeceased in 1997 by his beloved wife Mary Lou (SHIPLEY.) Adored father of Patrick, Brooke (Richard GRAHAM,) Anthony (Mary WAINWRIGHT) and Amanda (Etan VLESSING.) Loving Grandfather of Georgia, Charlotte and Chloe GRAHAM and Elizabeth, Duncan and Catharine BATCHELOR. He is survived by his sister Patricia SHAND and nephews James and John SHAND. Faithful master to Winnifred, Helen, Irene, Muriel, Amy, George, Henry, Louis and Freedom. John was born in Charleswood, Manitoba on July 22nd, 1920 to William and Gertrude BATCHELOR. He served during World War 2 with the Royal Canadian Air Force 413 Squadron in Ceylon. Upon discharge in 1945, he attended the University of Manitoba and was admitted to the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Manitoba in 1951. John was Secretary-Treasurer of King Paving and Materials and Controller of The Flintkote Company of Canada, joining its Board of Directors in 1964. He was an executive of Genstar Corporation in London, United Kingdom and retired as Managing Director, Genstar Financial Overseas in 1984. He then served as Chief Financial Officer of Oakville-Trafalgar Memorial Hospital. John was a past Treasurer of Saint_Jude's Anglican Church and served on the Boards of Oakville-Trafalgar Memorial Hospital and The Oakville Club. John was happiest when his family was at his side; one of his dogs was at his feet, with a good book in one hand and a martini in the other. He had a quiet presence and a dry wit. He loved the garden and nature in all its forms. John was a gentleman to all and a figure of stability, kindness and love to his family. John's family would like to thank the staff and volunteers at Ian Anderson House for their wonderful care and compassion. At his request a private family internment will be held. Friends are invited to attend a celebration of his life on Friday, June 27th at 5: 00 p.m. at The Oakville Club, 56 Water Street, Oakville, Ontario. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Lillian H. Parsons Bursary, c/o Oakville Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Email condolences may be made through

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VLEUTEN 2008-07-10 published
WILLS, Kathleen (née SEVERIN)
Peacefully with family by her side, Kathleen WILLS (née SEVERIN) passed away in her 88th year on July 9, 2008 at Middlesex Terrace. Dear mother of Barbara and her husband James BORROWMAN. Cherished grandmother of Leslie DOWNIE and Jana VLEUTEN. Great-grandmother of Ian, Andrew, Ellen DOWNIE, Bethany and Emily VLEUTEN. The family wishes to thank the staff of Middlesex Terrace for the excellent and loving care shown to Kathleen. A service of remembrance will be held at Memorial Funeral Home, 1559 Fanshawe Park Road (east of Highbury) on Saturday, July 12, 2008 at 1 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of your choice.

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