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CUTLER, Norma Mavis Cutler - Obituary | Print |

CUTLER, Norma Mavis -

Passed away peacefully on December 21, 2014 in San Jose, California at the age of 86.

Beloved wife of the late Robin Edward Cutler.

Loving mother of Penny Cutler, Sandra DeSouza, Rhonda Rodriguez, Robin Cutler, Marilyn Cutler and Ken Cutler. She will be greatly missed by her 17 grandchildren. Also survived by her great-grandchildren in Canada and the US.

A Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, January 3, 2015 at St. Ignatius Loyola Roman Catholic Church, 2300 Burnhamthorpe Rd., Mississauga at 10:30 a.m. Niche interment to follow.

In lieu of flowers, donations to either Parkinson Society Canada or The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada are welcomed.

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DUPUIS, Shirley Anne Dupuis - Obituary | Print |

DUPUIS, Shirley Anne -   "Express Condolences"

September 5, 1936 - December 19, 2014

Passed away peacefully at the age of 78 in Toronto.

Loving mother of Karen (Michel), David and Elaine.

Shirley was a proud grandmother and great-grandmother.

She will be missed by many relatives and friends.

Arrangements are entrusted to the GIFFEN-MACK DANFORTH FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 2570 Danforth Ave., 416-698-3121.

GIFFEN-MACK DANFORTH FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE

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GORZELANY, Zygmunt Gorzelany - Obituary | Print |

GORZELANY, Zygmunt -

Unexpectedly, at home in Mississauga, on Sunday, December 21, 2014, at the age of 61.

Beloved son of Maria and the late Gustaw Gorzelany. 

Loving brother of Lidia Gorzelany, Lucie (David) Johnson and Diane (Matthew) Barrett.  Much loved uncle of Alexzandria (Alex), Michael, Robert, Lucas, Lauren and Jacqueline.  Dear great-uncle of Olivia.  Ziggy will also be missed by his great love, France and was a very proud Air Traffic Controller for 30 years.  

Funeral Mass will be held at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, 3055 Bloor St. W., Toronto, on Saturday, December 27, 2014, at 11 a.m.  For those who wish, donations may be made to a charity of your choice .

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GRAEBER, Katharina Ingeborg Graeber - Obituary | Print |

GRAEBER, Katharina Ingeborg -

Peacefully at The Davis Centre, Bolton, on Sunday, December 21, 2014, Katharina Graeber, in her 91st year, beloved wife of the late Walter Graeber, Caledon.

Loving mother of Christine and her husband Joseph Grzyb, Caledon.

Loving grandmother of Kimberly and Mark Promane, Kelly and Tel Matrundola, Krisha and Craig Andrew, and Joelle Giannuzzi.

Fondly remembered by her 8 great- grandchildren and also remembered by her sister Irene Malinowski and her family. Warmly remembered by the extended Grzyb family.

A private family memorial service will be held at a later date.

If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Davis Centre Bus Fund, 80 Allan Drive, Bolton.

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HATANAKA, Frank Ryo Hatanaka - Obituary | Print |

HATANAKA, Frank Ryo -

Passed away peacefully at Scarborough General Hospital on Sunday, December 21, 2014.

Beloved husband of the late Sally Sachiko Kawaguchi.

Survived by brother Harley (Betty), predeceased by sister Margaret, brothers Noboru and Tom. Frank will be missed by his many nieces, nephews and extended family.

Lovingly remembered by Margaret Makimoto, Raymond, Christine and grandchildren Kathryn, Brandon, Tylor and Ryan.

Frank will long be remembered for his kind nature, generous heart and his inability to say "no" to the grandchildren.

As per Frank's wishes, no service was held and a private burial has taken place.

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HATHAWAY, Daniel Ian Hathaway - Obituary | Print |

HATHAWAY, Daniel Ian -

(October 23, 1975 - December 21, 2014)

It is with heavy hearts that we share the news of the sudden passing of our beloved father, son, brother, grandson and friend.

Daniel leaves behind his two children, Declan and Danica and their mother Leanne, his parents David (Linda) and Susan, his sisters Andrea (Carl), Jennifer (Sam, Liam & Chloe) his grandmother Patricia and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Daniel will be sadly missed by his second family Harry and Wanda Assinck and his best friend and brother Steve Assinck, Godson Daniel, Casssidy and Justin.

Daniel also leaves behind all his firefighter brothers that he worked with and spoke so highly of.

Daniel will always be in our hearts and will be with us forever. You'll never walk alone Daniel. 

Funeral services will be held in Uxbridge on Sunday, December 28th.

In lieu of flowers, you may make a donation to Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Durham.

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HENERY, Clarence Arthur Henery - Obituary | Print |

HENERY, Clarence Arthur -

Passed away on December 21, 2014 at the Etobicoke General Hospital in his 80th year.

Arthur leaves his devoted wife of 40 years, Marjorie (Jones) Henery. Born in Guyana to the late Clarence and Mavis Henery. Living are his 3 children Andrea (Henery) Rohlehr, Karen (Henery) Broadnax (William), Andre Henery (JoAnn) and 2 grandchildren Alexis Broadnax and Madeline Henery. His surviving siblings are Marilyn Stoby in England, Roy (Tanya), Leonard (Sheila), Vernon (Janet) in USA and Charlie (Phyllis) in Toronto.

Predeceased sisters are Leila Vandeyar and Janette Softleigh. He will be missed by his many nieces and nephews living in various parts of the world.

Arthur immigrated to Canada in 1965. He worked at CN Rail (Human Resources), CN Express (Management) and VIA Rail (Labour Relations). For 15 years he was an active member of Queen's College of Guyana Alumni Association (Toronto Chapter). He was respected by his workmates and beloved by his many friends.

A Memorial Service will be held on January 17, 2015 at 11 a.m. at Martin Grove Baptist Church, 35 Hedges Blvd., Etobicoke.

In place of flowers, please make charitable donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association, Etobicoke General Hospital, or a charity of your choice.

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HODSON, Philip Steven John Hodson - Obituary | Print |

HODSON, Philip Steven John -

Hodson_PhilipSuddenly at his home on Sunday, December 21st, 2014 at the age of 51.

Dearly loved youngest son of Ray and Verna (Sonley) Hodson.

Much loved brother of Lynda Brownson, Gord Hodson and his wife Leslie-Anne, Kathie Luke and her husband Michael.

Fondly remembered by his nieces and nephews Julianne (Jeff), Scott (Sarah), Andrew, Lauren, Sara (Mark), Adam.  Great uncle to Aiden, Desmond and Wesley. Fondly remembered by his aunt Olive.

Philip was raised in the community of Brooklin.  He studied to be a machinist at Durham College and made his life in the Durham area.  Phil was devoted to his family and many dear friends.  Phil enjoyed the motor sports - snowmobiling, ATVing, go-cart racing and had a soft spot for his GTO. 

Phil was particularly proud to carry on the family business as co-owner of Ray’s Northend Car Wash in Oshawa.

Special thanks to his close friend Debbie Taylor and her husband Colin.

Visitation at BARNES MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 5295 Thickson Rd., N., Whitby on Sunday, December 28th from 2 - 5 P.M..

A service will be held in the Barnes Chapel on Monday, December 29th at 1:00.

Donations in Phil's memory to CHARITY of your choice is appreciated.

BARNES MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME

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HUNT, Eleanor (Wright) Hunt - Obituary | Print |

HUNT, Eleanor (nee Wright) -

June 21, 1921 - December 21, 2014

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Eleanor Hunt in the early hours of Sunday, December 21, 2014.

Treasured wife of Fred for 71 years. Devoted and cherished mom of Linda (Brian) Stanyer and David (Cathy) Hunt. Loving Grandma of Ryan and Robyn Hunt. Dearly loved sister of Lorna Kay and Stuart (Julie) Wright. Predeceased by brother Gordon Wright. Also survived by sister Dorothy Smith and many nieces and nephews.

A loyal and generous friend to many over the years, she lived to do for others.

We are thankful for her long and full life and all the wonderful memories we have of her. She was deeply loved.

Our thanks to Dr. Stephen Johnson for his compassionate care of Mom, particularly over the last few weeks; also to the dedicated 7th floor staff members at The Briton House who shared in her constant care.

Service will be held in Scarborough, on Sunday, December 28th.

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HUTT, Adam Geoffrey Hutt Obituary | Print |

HUTT, Adam Geoffrey -

(July 18, 1990 – December 21, 2014)

Adam Geoffrey Hutt, brother of Olivia and son of Peter Hutt and Brigitte Ann Robinson, died early on the morning of December 21, 2014, two years to the day after the death of his Grandfather, H. Basil Robinson, who he adored.

Known to friends and family as Ads and Beans, Adam was a force of nature, a lover of life, a gifted athlete, a devoted friend, and an inveterate traveler. He was also a man of great intelligence and kindness, a loving son, brother and cousin and a perfectionist who was impossibly funny. He had a smile that could light up a room.

His death, from a rare blood disorder known as HLH, has left a gaping wound, but the memory of his extraordinary life, so richly lived, will be an inspiration to all who knew him.

As former Senator General Roméo Dallaire wrote upon learning of Adam’s illness: “Adam, Some of us are tested much younger than others.  Some of us suffer in a much higher and deeper way than others.  But those who find themselves in such difficult and trying circumstances so often are an example of courage, grace and dignity to the rest of us. Adam, you are such a person and I salute you.”

Born & raised in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Adam attended Parliament Oak Public School and then Ridley College where he met friends & teachers who shaped his life in profound ways. He graduated from McGill University in 2013 and had been accepted into the dual Masters program in International Affairs at the LSE and Sciences Po in Paris, but opted to defer his admission for a year to accept a position in Canada’s Senate.

Working in the offices of Senator Joan Fraser and Senator James Cowan, Leader of the Opposition in the Senate, he quickly gained a reputation for creativity, hard work, and good humour. He was a driving force in the Liberal Party’s innovative program, known as Your Question Period, through which Senators posed questions in the Senate suggested by members of the Canadian public.

During his time working in the Senate, he lived in the old family home with his beloved grandmother, Elizabeth Ann Robinson.

The family wishes to thank all those who showed their love and support in so many ways during Adam’s illness. It also extends its sincere thanks to the wonderful staff at the Juravinski Hospital in Hamilton for the extraordinary care they provided.

A service celebrating Adam’s life will be held at 4:00 pm on January 17, 2015 at The Memorial Chapel, Ridley College, 2 Ridley Road, St. Catharines, ON, L2R 7C3.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Roméo Dallaire Child Soldiers Initiative, www.childsoldiers.org, or to a charity of your choice.

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KENNEDY, John Kennedy - Obituary | Print |

KENNEDY, John -

Friends of the Kennedy family will be saddened to learn that John passed away on Sunday evening, December 21, 2014.

He was at peace in his final hours, surrounded by family and the loving staff of Elder Care in Bloomfield, Prince Edward County. He was a loyal friend and lived a wonderful and fascinating life. He was the loving husband of Patricia until her death after 60 years of marriage.

Beloved father of Robert (Ryan), Jamie (Victoria) and Nicole (Diane).

Remembered by his grandchildren Julia, Micha, Jackson and Nile and in Port Hope his sister Ruth, nieces and nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews and his legions of friends, old and new.

A Celebration of John's Life will be held on Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at the Wellington Town Hall, 246 Main Street, Wellington, ON.

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KIBERD, Lloyd Carlton Kiberd - Obituary | Print |

KIBERD, Lloyd Carlton

Passed away on Sunday, December 21, 2014 at Hillsdale Estates, Oshawa.

In keeping with Lloyd’s wishes, cremation has taken place.

Arrangements entrusted to ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa (905-433-4711).

Memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated and may be made by visiting armstrongfuneralhome.net.

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KIRKEGAARD, Sandy Krikegaard - Obituary | Print |

KIRKEGAARD, Sandy -

Passed away on Sunday, December 21, 2014 at the Scarborough General Hospital.

Beloved wife of Stephen.

Devoted mother to Bruce and David and his wife Beata.

A Memorial Service will be held at The Church of the Holy Trinity Guildwood, 85 Livingston Road, Scarborough, on Saturday, December 27, 2014 at 2 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations to The Church of the Holy Trinity Guildwood would be appreciated.

"Be still, and know that I am God".

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KNOWLES, John 'Jack' Devereux Knowles - Obituary | Print |

KNOWLES, John 'Jack' Devereux

July 26, 1923 - December 21, 2014

Peacefully at Toronto Grace Hospital at the age of 91.

Loving brother of the late Douglas Knowles and the late Joan Knowles.

Much beloved uncle of Karen (Larry Ryan), Ann (Harry Voorhees), Byard and Cindy (Mark Kaczmarzyk) Knowles and the late Julie Knowles, Jack was the proud great-uncle of Cody, Kyle, Michaela, Simon and Adrian and godfather to Barbara Gilles (nee Bennett). 

Jack was a Veteran of the Second World War, serving with the Ontario Regiment of the Royal Canadian Armoured Corps as a Wireless Instructor. 

A dedicated member of the Royal Canadian Legion Colonel J.E.L. Streight Branch 210 Etobicoke, he served on the legion executive and as bulletin editor for a number of years.

True to his lifelong passion for street railways, after 30 years employment in the Planning department of the TTC, Jack continued to provide consulting services to the Hamilton Street Railway, as well as being an active volunteer for a number of railway societies, including the Upper Canada Railway Society, Canadian Transit Heritage Foundation and the Ontario Electric Railway Historical Association, where he was a founding member and past officer of the Halton County Radial Railway.

He was an avid and published photographer who will be greatly missed by his family and his many railway colleagues as well as cottagers on Gull Lake in Haliburton. 

Service will be held in Toronto on Friday, December 26th, on Saturday, December 27th. Interment, Mississauga. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 210 Poppy Fund, the Ontario Electric Railway Historical Association, or a charity of your choice and can be made.

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LANGLEY, Edward Joseph Langley - Obituary | Print |

LANGLEY, Edward Joseph-

Peacefully, at the Credit Valley Hospital in Mississauga on Sunday, December 21, 2014, at the age of 78.

Beloved husband of Kay for 55 years.

Loving father of Edward and Michele (Jerry).

Proud grandfather of Brian (Ekaterina) and Candice. Dear brother of Charlie (Sharon), Doug (Diane), Dolly and Thelma (Howard).

He will also be missed by his many nieces, nephews and friends. Ed was also a good friend of Bill W.

Special thanks to all the staff at the Sheridan Villa and to the Palliative Care Unit at Credit Valley for all their care and support.

Funeral service will be held in Mississauga, on Wednesday, December 24th.

For those who wish, donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society.

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MATHIES, Arthur John Mathies - Obituary | Print |

MATHIES, Arthur John

Passed away peacefully on December 21, 2014 at Lakeridge Health Centre Oshawa at the age of 74. 

Beloved husband of Margaret (nee Ellard).  Loving father of Laura Baubie (Robin), Deborah Sheppard, Sam Dynes (John) and Tom (Norma Sharpe). 

He dearly loved his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Lovingly remembered by his sister Louise Ross (Ron) and his nieces and nephews.

Cremation has taken place.

Memorial service will be held in Toronto, on Sunday, December 28th.  

A donation to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated in lieu of flowers.

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McCULLOUGH, Ruth Ellen May McCullough - Obituary | Print |

McCULLOUGH, Ruth Ellen May -

Peacefully passed away at Villa Care Centre, Midland on Sunday, December 21, 2014 in her 81st year.

Beloved wife of the late Stanley.

Loving mother of Phyllis Lee (Ron Kozak), Brenda Garrow (Rick), Glen (Audrey) McCullough, Catherine Hogel (Jim White) and Elizabeth Mikkelsen (Brian).

Lovingly remembered by her many adoring grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Predeceased by her parents Grant & Esther Carnochan (nee Trick), her children Dwayne and Michelle and her sons- in-law Bruce Lee, Raymond Keeler and Harold Hogel.

Cherished sister of Audrey Brown and the late Lawrence Carnochan.

Visitation will be held at the NORTHCUTT ELLIOTT FUNERAL HOME, 53 Division St., Bowmanville, on Tuesday December 23rd from 2-4  & 6-8 pm.

A Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Wednesday December 24th at 11 am. Interment St. John’s Cemetery, Blackstock.

Memorial Donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, Canadian Diabetic Association or the Kidney Foundation.

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MENEZES, Bella Menezes - Obituary | Print |

MENEZES, Bella -

It is with great sadness that the family of Bella Menezes informs you of her peaceful passing on December 21, 2014 after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.

Much like the way she lived her life, she remained serene, spiritual and poised until the very end.

Predeceased by her loving husband Lawrence, cherished by her children Jennifer (Noel), Brian (Aileen), Celine (Patrick), Pietra and Anna Marie (Rick), adored by her grandchildren Melanie and Jeffrey, James, Mark and Sean, Jason and Jacquelyn (Vittorio), Jonathan and Catherine, Julia, Dana and Melissa and also sorely missed by siblings Agnes, Vicky, Joseph (Maria Goretti) and Juliet (Deepak), who reside in India.

While the loss will be painful, it will be consoled by many treasured memories of her extraordinary life. 

Funeral Mass to be celebrated at St. Andrew's Catholic Church, 2547 Kipling Ave., on Wednesday, December 24, 2014 at 10 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations/gifts/contributions may be made to a charity she generously supported, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, St. Andrew's Roman Catholic Church, 2547 Kipling Ave., Etobicoke, ON.

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METHOT, (Margaret) Diane (Judge) Methot - Obituary | Print |

METHOT, (Margaret) Diane (nee Judge) -

Passed away on December 21, 2014 at Toronto East General Hospital at the age of 80 years.

Loving mother of Cynthia.

Cherished sister of the late Wallace.

Lovingly remembered by sister-in-law Lisa. Much-loved "Nanny" to nephews Derrick (Sandy) and Gregory (Monique) and great- nieces and great-nephew Krystle, Shawn, Amanda, Heather and Tabatha. "Auntie Diane" will be sadly missed by Michele and her husband Don.

Diane will never be forgotten by her many friends, extended family and all of her pets.

A private family burial will take place on December 27th. A Celebration of Life is planned in the new year.

It was Diane's wish that donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, Canadian Cancer Society or the OSPCA be made in her memory.

TorontoObituaries.com

 

 
MIGNOTT, Olive Velma Mignott - Obituary | Print |

MIGNOTT, Olive Velma -

Mignott_OliveBirth – August 20, 1946 to December 20, 2014

Funeral Arrangements: Sunday December 28th, from 10-11am at McEACHNIE FUNERAL HOME

Funeral Service at 11am Sunday December 28, 2014.

Burial at Pine Ridge Memorial Gardens.

McEACHNIE FUNERAL HOME

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