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RUHL, Johanna Maria (Jagers) Ruhl - Obituary | Print |

RUHL, Johanna Maria (nee: Jagers) -

Passed away on Sunday, July 13, 2014 at Bon Air Residence in Cannington. 

Johanna beloved wife of the late Chris and predeceased by daughter Christina. 

Loving mother to Bill and Lynda Ruhl, Peggy and Will Burke, Bert Ruhl, and Christopher and Claire Ruhl.  Grandmother to nine grandchildren; Zachary, Myles, Melinda, Amber, Jonathan, Jeremy, Monique, Breanne and Alise.

Predeceased by sister Trudy and brother Harry.  Sadly missed by siblings; Francis Albers, Cory VanShindle, Willie VanStrien and Mary Albers. 

Funeral Service to be held in Uxbridge on Thursday, July 17th. 

 In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice.

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SCHERDAN, Magdalena (Leni) Scherdan - Obituary | Print |

SCHERDAN, Magdalena (Leni) -

Passed away peacefully surrounded by her loved ones on July 13, 2014 at the age of 83.

Magdalena will be greatly missed by her husband Franz Scherdan. She was the dear daughter of the late Michael and Katharina Strauss. Cherished mother/sister of Christine Pacione. Dear sister of the late Johann Strauss.

Loved by her son-in-law Peter Pacione.

Dear grandmother and great-grandmother to Michael (Leslie), Katie (Dan), Sean (Patricia), Chase, Mavis and Amelia. She will be missed by her family and friends.

A woman who lit up a room with her energy and glow. Our deep love goes with you Leni/Teti.

You may be gone from our lives but you will never be gone from our hearts.

A memorial service will be held in Scarborough on Thursday, July 17th.

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STEVENSON, William Francis Stevenson - Obituary | Print |

STEVENSON, William Francis -

Passed away peacefully July 13, 2014 surrounded by family.

He was born February 11, 1927 in St. John's, NL, and at the age of 18 moved to Toronto, where he met his wife of 43 years Anne (predeceased 1994).

William raised three successful sons and several foster children, retired at age 65 and, following the passing of his beloved wife, moved to the Barrie area, where he enjoyed his remaining years.

He is survived by children Bill, Guy, Gary and spouses Brenda, Cathy and Julie and deeply missed by grandchildren Alexis, Samantha, Heather, Nicole, Jessica and Nathaniel, great- grandchildren Spencer and Sophia, as well as his good friend Rita.

Family and friends are invited to a Celebration of Life on Sunday, July 20th at Bluffers Park Restaurant, 7 Brimley Road South, Scarborough, at 1 p.m. or Thursday, July 24th.

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SWINTON-LEE, John (Jack) Swinton-Lee - Obituary | Print |

SWINTON-LEE, John (Jack) -

John passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 13, 2014 in his 83rd year.

Survived by his wife Olive, sons Tony and Alan and his sister Doreen.

Private cremation has already taken place.

The family would appreciate donations to the Kensington Hospice.

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YONAN, Harmiz Allis Yonan Obituary | Print |

YONAN, Harmiz Allis -

Yonan_Harmiz(July 1, 1947 - July 13, 2014)

 

Harmiz passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 13, 2014 at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital at the age of 67 years.

 

A funeral service will be held at Holy Trinity Parish, 2110 Trafalgar Road, Oakville on Monday, July 14th at 1:00 pm.  Burial to follow.

 

 

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BABIN, Alfred Joseph Babin - Obituary | Print |

BABIN, Alfred Joseph -

On July 12, 2014 - beloved husband, father, grandfather and great- grandfather, passed away peacefully at the age of 92.

For 68 years Alfred was the devoted husband of his beloved Teeny (Christina), who passed away just a month ago. Loving mother to Michael (Dawn) of Toronto and Paul (Lynne) of Morpeth. Fondly remembered and loved by grandchildren Shelley (Charles), Julie, Carolyn, Sheldon (Laurie) and Ryan Babin, and great- granddaughters Elizabeth and Audrey Todd and Lily and Ryla Babin. Predeceased by dear sisters Eva and Loretta and dear brothers Arthur and Alderice. Babin, as he preferred to be called, was born in Moncton, NB.

He joined the Army in 1939 and in fall of 1941 was sent to Hong Kong to help defend against the invading Japanese Imperial Army. Captured on December 25, 1941, he endured nearly 4 years as a POW under brutal and inhuman conditions. After liberation he stayed in the Army as a musician in military bands, and retired honourably in 1971.

Babin had a sharp mind and a quick wit, and was a gentle and generous man despite the hardships he endured in the war. He was an enthusiastic participant in family gatherings, always bringing stories, mementos or pictures to share about his childhood, wartime, his travels with the military band or his marriage to his beloved Teeny.

Babin loved a good meal in a restaurant (especially if they served crème brûlée), had an impressive grasp of current events, and was an adopter of new technology, recently taking up emailing with his children and grandchildren. He was adored by his family and his presence at the dinner table will be greatly missed.

Serice in Etobicoke on Wednesday, July 16th.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the Hong Kong Veterans Commemorative Association (www.hkvca.ca) or to your preferred charity. We Will Remember Them.

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BILODEAU, Jo-Anne Bilodeau - Obituary | Print |

BILODEAU, Jo-Anne -

Bilodeau_Jo-AnneNovember 15, 1949 - July 12, 2014

Jo-Anne (Carroll) Bilodeau, 64, of Burlington, Ontario, passed away July 12, 2014.

She was born in Iroquois Falls, Ontario on November 15, 1949 to Roy and Alice Carroll (predeceased). Jo graduated from Oshawa General Hospital School of Nursing as a Registered Nurse in 1971.

he went on to deliver babies at OGH (Lakeridge Health) for the next 35+ years.

ctively involved in the Ontario Nurses Association, she was president of her local union for several years during that time.

pon retirement, she worked with Comcare (Rivera) administering immunizations, training personal support workers and developing flu clinics. Jo continued to nurse those within her Walker’s Square condo community, and friends alike. Jo was married to Denis Bilodeau (predeceased) and is survived by her children, Maureen & Jason Jarvis, and Lisa Bilodeau & Peter Mitges.

She is also survived by her grandchildren, Kaiya and Keanan Jarvis and by her siblings, Alan Carroll and Nancy Bone. Jo was a very active member of her church community at The Meeting House Burlington, and will be remembered both by home church friends and fellow volunteers. She was an avid Toronto Maple Leafs and Blue Jays fan (her blood ran blue).

Attending multiple sports and school functions, plus lazy movie afternoons, with her grandchildren, were the highlight of her schedule. Also important in her hobby life were Soduko puzzles, knitting and word games (including grammar correction!).

Memorial will be held in Burlington on Friday, July 18th.

In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations to be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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BLACK, Allan Paul Black - Obituary | Print |

BLACK, Allan Paul -

Passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 12, 2014 at Toronto East General Hospital at age 85.

Allan, beloved husband of the late Frances who he has joined exactly three years later.

 Loving Dad of the late Linda, Joanne, Daniel, Lorie (Al) and Karen (Dave).

Proud grandfather of 15 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.

Allan will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by all of his family and friends.

Funeral Mass will be on Wednesday at 11 a.m. in St. Bartholomew's Roman Catholic Church (59 Heather Rd.).

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BOLEN, Ronald Bolen - Obituary | Print |

BOLEN, Ronald -

Loving husband of Carol for 46 years, passed away quietly at home in his sleep on Saturday, July 12, 2014 from colon cancer.

Ron was the loving father of Laura (Ken Howorth) and Mark (Julie). Proud grandfather of Chantelle, Joshua, Mackenzie and Parker.

Dear brother of Midge Douglas of Cape Breton. Ron was extremely hardworking, yet still found time for his family and many hobbies, including ballroom dancing, golf and model trains.

We would like to thank Nurse Kathy Frederick from the Community Care Access Centre and Dr. Sanderlingham, Oncology, at Rouge Valley Health - Centenary for their care and compassion.

A private interment will be held at a later date.

Expressions of sympathy can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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BURGESS, Evelyn Lawson Burgess - Obituary | Print |

BURGESS, Evelyn Lawson -

Died peacefully at The Scarborough General Hospital on Saturday, July 12, 2014 at the wonderful age of 91 years.

Beloved wife of the late Charles Paul Burgess.

Evelyn will be sadly missed by her children Jim (Elisabeth) Burgess, Carolyn Joanne Burgess and Michael Gordon Burgess.

Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Jessica Ella, Eric James, Danielle Marie Beck and her partner Kendra Klemke.

Dear sister- in-law to Emily Goodyear.

Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m.

Service in Scarborough on Tuesday, July 15th.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice.

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CADOGAN, Norman Edward Cadogan - Obituary | Print |

CADOGAN, Norman Edward -

Passed away peacefully at Centenary Hospital on Saturday, July 12, 2014 surrounded by his family in his 78th year.

Norman, beloved husband of Rose.

Loving father of Courtney and Shawn (Jennifer).

Grandpa will be fondly remembered by Isabell and Lillian.

Dear brother of Donald (Peggy).

Norman will be sadly missed by all family members and friends.

Service will be hleld in Scarborough on Tuesday, July 22nd.

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CARMICHAEL, Alex Carmichael - Obituary | Print |

CARMICHAEL, Alex -

Peacefully at Headwaters Health Care Centre, Orangeville on Saturday, July 12, 2014 at the age of 87.

Beloved husband of Cathy for many wonderful years. Loving father of John, Patsy and Charlie. Dear grandad of Bryan, Claire, Ashley, Alysha, Craig, Caytlynn and Brittany.

A dedicated police officer for many years.

Fondly remembered for his wonderful sense of humour, Alex will be missed by many other relatives and friends. "There's going to big changes around here."

As per his wishes, cremation has taken place and a private family celebration will follow.

The family would like to thank Headwaters Health Care Centre staff and a special heartfelt thank you to all the neighbours for their kindness.

If desired, donations in his memory to the OSPCA would be appreciated.

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CHAN, Sarah Yuk Ling Chan - Obituary | Print |

CHAN, Sarah Yuk Ling -   "Express Condolences"

Chan_SarahDecember 25, 1957 - July 12, 2014

Passed away peacefully on July 12, 2014 at North York, Ontario.

Beloved wife of Samson Chan.

 Loving mother of Jason Chan, Janice Chan and Jacklyn Chan. Sarah will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by all her family and friends.

Friends may visit the JERRETT FUNERAL HOME, 8088 Yonge Street (7 traffic lights north of Steeles, on the west side) on Sunday, July 20, 2014 from 6 pm to 9 pm and Monday July 21, 2014 from 9:30 am to 10:30 am.

A funeral service will commence at 10:30 am on Monday July 21, 2014 at the funeral home.  Burial at Pine Ridge Memorial Gardens (541 Taunton Road West, Ajax, Ontario) to follow.

To the best wife and mother one could ask for, your generous love and continual selflessness has been an inspiration to us all. We are grateful for your unwavering devotion to your family, and will forever treasure our time together.

Even though we miss you dearly, we know that you will always be in our hearts.

Love always,

Samson, Jason, Janice and Jacklyn.

JERRETT FUNERAL HOME -  VAUGHAN CHAPEL

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COPPINGER, Maureen (Mary) (nee Harte) Coppinger - Obituary | Print |

COPPINGER, Maureen (Mary) (nee Harte) -

Maureen Coppinger, 84, of Toronto, Ontario, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family after her third courageous battle with cancer on Saturday, July 12, 2014 at the Dorothy Ley Hospice in Toronto.

Born April 21, 1930 in Mullingar, County Westmeath, Ireland, Maureen is predeceased by her dear mother Annie Harte, her late husband of 51 years, James (Jimmy) Coppinger and her Uncles Christie, Jimmy and Paddy Harte. Maureen is survived by her 3 sons, John (Julie), Patrick (Emilie), Michael and her two angel granddaughters, Christine and Francesca.

The Coppinger family would like to thank all staff and volunteers at the Dorothy Ley Hospice. In lieu of flowers, the family request that donations be made to the Dorothy Ley Hospice 220 Sherway Drive, Etobicoke, ON M9C 0A7. info@dlhospice.org.

Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic Church, located at 3055 Bloor St., Toronto, ON.

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DEMERS, Robert Charles Joseph Demers - Obituary | Print |

DEMERS, Robert Charles Joseph -

Remembered on Saturday, July 12, 2014.

Beloved husband to the late Teresa Helen (nee Izzo).

Loving son of the late Gaston Jean and Elsie Augustus (nee Rose). Brother to Ronald Gaston (Cynthia) and Brian Marcel (Jelly Massee).

Brother-in- law to Frank Louis Izzo (Patricia). Uncle to Nicole, Courtney, Joshua, Megan, Michael, Gregory and Andrea. Great-uncle to Makenna, Madison, Kennedy and Olivia. Lovingly remembered by Elizabeth, Donald and Erica.

Funeral Mass on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Patrick's Parish (5633 York Regional Road 7, Markham). Entombment to follow.

In Robert and Teresa's name, donations to be made to the Chemo Day Unit at Markham Stouffville Hospital.

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DUNCAN, John William Duncan - Obituary | Print |

DUNCAN, John William -

December 3, 1927 - July 12, 2014

Surrounded by love and laughter at Algonquin Grace Hospice in Huntsville.

John the barber, avid hockey nut and connoisseur of beautiful women in swimsuits left us peacefully, serenaded by Frank. John was the eldest and favourite son of the late Jack and Sophie Duncan.

Big brother to Billy (Doreen), Irene (the late Bob), the late Peter, David (Margaret), the late Paul (Syliva), Andy (Linda), Malcom and Chris. Loving husband of Sandy and much loved father of Jackie Garrett (Wayne) and John (Imee).

He will be fondly remembered by his nieces and nephews, friends and neighbours.

At John's request there will be no service. If desired, memorial gifts to Algonquin Grace Hospice, Huntsville would be appreciated by the family.

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EISA, George Benjamin Eisa - Obituary | Print |

EISA, George Benjamin -

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dear Father and Gedo, George on Saturday, July 12, 2014 at the age of 86.

Beloved husband of 54 years to Lisette who has always devotedly stood by his side. Loving father to Mary (Selim), Benjamin (Jeanette) and Thomas (Heather).

Cherished grandfather to Laura (Steve), Jennifer (Daniel), Angela, Chantelle, Krystal, Monique, Kevin and George and great-grandfather to Alexis, Adriana and Julia. His hard work, dedication and sacrifice has been an inspiration to our family and to all who knew him.

 He was truly a great man and will live in our hearts forever.

A Funeral Service will be celebrated at Jesus the King Melkite Catholic Church, 1 Lyndhurst Dr., Thornhill on Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at 11 a.m. Interment to follow.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Jesus the King Melkite Catholic Church.

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ELLIS, Kenneth Ellis - Obituary | Print |

ELLIS, Kenneth -

February 15, 1941 - July 12, 2014

Ken died suddenly at home in Mississauga on July 12, 2014.

Beloved husband to Louise Ellis and loving father to Heidi (Rob) Melick, Laird (Kim) Ellis, Kirk (Kymm), Megan and Chris (Erin) Krueger. Playful and generous Grandpa to Keleigh and Quinn Krueger, Alicia and Matthew Melick, Sophie and William Krueger and Eliana Ellis and Great-Grandpa to Phoenix Krueger Lloyd. Ken will also be missed by his sister Marion (Ken) Wallace, his nieces, nephews, cousins and by the wealth of special friends that he made so easily and always treated so kindly.

A celebration of Ken's life will happen on Tuesday, July 22nd at 2 p.m. at the RattleSnake Point Golf Club in Milton.

If desired, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Ken's memory to The Bruce Trail Conservancy, PO Box 857, Hamilton, ON, L8N 3N9, www.brucetrail.org.

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EPPLER, Doris Helga Eppler Obituary | Print |

EPPLER, Doris Helga -

Eppler_DorisIt is with great sadness that we announce Doris’ passing after a courageous battle with cancer on Saturday, July 12, 2014 at the age of 71.

 

She will be truly missed by her husband Peter, sister-in-law Inge Estler, niece Diane and family and sister-in-law, nieces and nephews from Germany and many friends.

 

A private family service will be held. Arrangements out of Oakville.

 

For those who wish, memorial contributions to Ian Anderson House would be appreciated.

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FURDOS, Julia (Savanya) Furdos Obituary | Print |

FURDOS, Julia (nee Savanya) -

On Saturday, July 12, 2014, in her 99th year, Julia passed away peacefully at Burloak Long Term Care Facility.

Predeceased by her husband George Furdos (2006), she is survived by many nieces and nephews and will be missed by many friends.

Julia was born in Lestock, Saskatchewan on November 15, 1915, daughter of the late Frank and Juli Savanya. At the age of 5 Julia left Canada and moved back to Hungary but returned at the age of 18.

In 1938 she married George Furdos and worked at various jobs before going into farming in 1946. In 1970 they sold the farm, built a new home and started a greenhouse business which they operated until 1982.

Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will be held in Burlington on Saturday, August 16th.

If desired, donations can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Joseph Brant Hospital Foundation.

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GALEA, John Baptist Galea - Obituary | Print |

GALEA, John Baptist -

Peacefully at Brampton Civic Hospital surrounded by his family on July 12, 2014 at the age of 96.

Beloved husband of the late Rita.

Father of Francesca and her husband Felix, Lorenza and her husband Tony, Tony and his wife Agnes.

Sadly missed by his 8 grandchildren and 18 great- grandchildren.

Funeral Mass to be held at St. Anne's Roman Catholic Church, 115 Vodden St. E., Brampton, on July 19th at 11 a.m.

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GRYGORCEWICZ, Jadwiga (Susie) Grygorcewicz - Obituary | Print |

GRYGORCEWICZ, Jadwiga (Susie) -

Grygorcewicz_JadwigaLong standing member of St. Hedwig’s Catholic Church and Ladies of the Rosary

Passed away peacefully in her sleep, with her daughter by her side on Saturday, July 12, 2014, in her 91st year.

Beloved wife of the late Albert.

Loving and devoted mother of Mary Saunders. Predeceased by her sister Helen, brother Joseph and sister in law Leonarda. Survived by brother-in-law Waclaw(Erna), sisters-in-law Jadwiga Adamcewicz and Helena Horbacewicz.

She will be greatly missed by family and friends in Canada, Poland and the USA.

A special thank you to her caregivers Dorothy and Ursula, The Lakeridge Health Oshawa staff of the 7th floor, as well as the staff of Lakeridge Health Whitby 4th floor East.

Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME 124 King Street East, Oshawa on Wednesday, July 16th from 2-4 and 7-9 pm.  Evening prayers will be held at 8 pm.

Mass of Christian Burial will take place at St. Hedwig’s Roman Catholic Church on Thursday, July 17th at 11am, following which, interment will take place at Resurrection Catholic Cemetery.

If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation or to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.  

Online condolences may be directed to armstrongfuneralhome.net.

DurhamObituaries.com

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HAIST, Horst Haist Obituary | Print |

HAIST, Horst -

Haist_HorstPassed away with family by his side on Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Joseph Brant Hospital.

Horst is survived by his beloved wife Brigitte, son Ditmar Haist, and daughter Monika Bluhm (Art).

Horst will be missed by grandchildren, Jason, Ken, Brandon, and great grandchildren Olivia, Carter, Daxton, and Selina.

He is also survived by three brothers in Germany.

Cremation has taken place.  A Memorial Service will be held in Burlington on Friday, July 18th.

 

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HAMILTON, Gladys Evelyn Hamilton - Obituary | Print |

HAMILTON, Gladys Evelyn -

Hamilton_GladysPeacefully at Hillsdale Terraces, Oshawa on Thursday, July 10th, 2014, Gladys Evelyn Hamilton, in her 102nd year.

Beloved daughter of the late Reverend R.H. Hamilton and Mary Jane Walls.

Dear sister of Grace Bock of Bowmanville and Hazel Hamilton of Richmond B.C.

Predeceased by 2 sisters and 5 brothers. Fondly remembered by her many nieces, nephews and their families.

A family graveside service will be held on Thursday, July 17th at 11:00 a.m. at Armadale Free Methodist Cemetery, 400 Passmore Avenue, Toronto.

Memorial donations to The Gideons would be appreciated.

Arrangements entrusted to OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234).

Online condolences may be made at www.oshawafuneralhome.com.

OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME

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HICKS, Madeline Hicks - Obituary | Print |

HICKS, Madeline -

Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa Hospital on July 12, 2014 at the age of 83.

Predeceased by her husband Wesley, son Gordon and daughter Janet and survived by son Donald, daughter Linda and grandchildren Brendon, Isaiah and Aimee.

She will be fondly remembered for her non-stop enthusiasm for life, her love of food and her devotion to family, friends and church. 

Memorial Service Friday, July 18th at Centennial-Japanese United Church, 2609 Bayview Ave., at 11 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family wishes donations be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.

TorontoObituaries.com

 

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HURLEY, George Leroy Hurley - Obituary | Print |

HURLEY, George Leroy -

Devoted husband to Maureen for 59 years, died peacefully at home on July 12th, 2014 surrounded by family and friends.

George was the loving father of five children, Bill (Mary Lou), Stephen (Zoe), George (predeceased) (Sylvie), Nancy (David) and Leila (Kevin). Proud Papa of Michael (Alison), Meghan, Melissa, Spencer, Theresa, Billy, Patrick, Carson, Breanna, David (Katie), George III, Clare, Joseph, John, Charlie, Peter, Jack, Stephen, Maureen, Luke, Olivia, Liam and Mary. Proud Great-Papa of Aiden, Brayden and Andrew.

George had a forty year career at the Royal Bank before retiring in 1990.

He loved to spend time working in his beautiful gardens, annual trips to Florida with Maureen and family gatherings at their home in Mississauga.

Funeral Mass at St. Martin of Tours Church, 1290 McBride Ave., Mississauga at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, July 15th.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Birthright Mississauga.

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JONES, Hollis Lena Jones - Obituary | Print |

JONES, Hollis Lena -   "Express Condolences"

Jones_HollisJanuary 27, 1953 - July 12, 2014

Peacefully passed away on July 12, 2014 at North York General Hospital.

Beloved wife of Cyril.

Hollis Lena will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by her family and friends.

Originally from Guyana, she was in New Zealand for 7 years.

She came back to Canada in 2003 and enjoyed 2 "Grand World Voyage" in 2010 and 2012.

Friends may visit the JERRETT FUNERAL HOME, 6191 Yonge Street (2 lights south of Steeles, on the east side) on Monday, July 21, 2014 from 10:00am to 11:00am.

A funeral service will commence at 11:00am in the funeral home chapel. Cremation at Forest Lawn Crematorium to follow.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

JERRETT FUNERAL HOME - NORTH YORK

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KILPATRICK, Austin James 'Jim' Kilpatrick - Obituary | Print |

KILPATRICK, Austin James 'Jim' -

Jim died peacefully with family by his side on Saturday, July 12, 2014 at Toronto General Hospital.

Beloved husband of Linda and loving father of Conaire, much loved son of Maureen and predeceased father Joseph and dear brother of Sean, Barry and Nora. Jim will also be fondly remembered by his niece Honor. Jim was a Typographer by trade and was passionate about the printing trade.

Jim was an avid cyclist and is remembered by many in his early career for riding 60 kilometers or more to work every day. In July 1987 Jim received a life-saving liver transplant at Toronto General Hospital after becoming gravely ill at the age of 33. His recovery was very strong and he returned home in September of that same year and went on to live a healthy, productive and happy life as a successful transplant recipient for the past 28 years thanks chiefly to the success of TGH's transplant surgery and after-care program.

His family will always be grateful and beholden to all those who helped Jim live a life that encompassed a happy marriage, fatherhood and a successful career.  

Service in Toronto on Saturday, July 19th.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that you consider signing your organ donor card and/or make a donation on behalf of Jim to the University Health Network Multi-Organ Transplant Program.

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KLAVKALNS, Lynda Dawn - Obituary | Print |

KLAVKALNS, Lynda Dawn - 

Klavkalns_LyndaBorn October 15, 1945, beloved Mother and friend passed away Saturday July 12, 2014 in her 68th year of a sudden illness.

Predeceased by her parents Don & Ethel Arthurs, her beloved husband Harvey Klavkalns and son Bradley. Lynda is survived by her Daughter Tracy and her husband Dave, Her Son Robert, Daughter in law Sandra, Her Brother Robert and his wife Lorna.

Loving Grandma of Taryn, Brooklyn and Kurtis. Aunt of Shannon and her husband Paul, Stephanie and her husband Kevan. Fondly remembered by the younger crew: Liam, Rihanna, Khloe Di Passio, Brodie, Keegan, Lincoln, Storm & Phoenix Arthurs.

The family would like to send a special thank you to the Georgetown Hospital doctors and nurses and a special thank you to Kim Robinson.

Lynda was the apple of her Mothers eye and the twinkle in her fathers and a much beloved big sister to Robert. Lynda enjoyed family get togethers and loved to make people smile.

She was a delight and a treasure to all who had the chance to meet her.

Service will be held Georgetown, ON, on Wednesday, July 16th

She was taken far too soon and will be greatly missed by all.

HaltonObituaries.com

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LEMIRE, James Raymond 'Marty' Lemire - Obituary | Print |

LEMIRE, James Raymond 'Marty' -

Known to all as Marty, at his home on Saturday, July 12, 2014 after a short but brave battle with cancer. With him were his devoted wife, Kaaren and his loving daughter Andrea. 

Marty is survived by his stepsons, Frank (Natasha) and Marc (Katie) and their children and his brothers William and Lawrence (Suzanne). 

Marty’s dedicated career as a teacher, coach and department head at De La Salle College 'Oaklands', Toronto spanned four decades.  His retirement enabled him to enjoy such passions as bridge, horseshoes, boating and cheering on his beloved Blue Jays. 

At Marty’s request, cremation has taken place.  A Celebration of Life will be held in Lindsay on Sunday, August 24th.

Memorial donations may be made to the Peterborough Regional Health Centre Palliative Care Unit, whose remarkable staff eased the progression of his illness enabling family and friends to spend happy times with him.

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