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LEVINE, Stanley Anthony Levine - Obituary | Print |

LEVINE, Stanley Anthony -

Born April 12, 1934 in Dublin, Ireland.

Died a proud Canadian citizen July 2, 2014 at North York General Hospital.

Married to Patricia Helen Levine until her death in 2007.

Three sons Glenn (Sharon), Bryan and Neil (Christina).

Two grandsons Joshua and Sean whom he loved with all his heart.

Stan was also survived by his companion Miriam Burke and her family.

Service will be held on Friday, July 4th, in North York.  

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Covenant House Toronto.

He was loved and will be greatly missed by all.


MacGILCHRIST, Kathleen Anne 'Kay' (Burgess) MacGilchrist - Obituary | Print |

MacGILCHRIST, Kathleen Anne 'Kay' (nee Burgess) -

After a brief illness, Kay passed away with her trademark courage and bravery on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at The Scarborough Hospital (Birchmount Campus) at the age of 90.

Kay will be lovingly remembered for her kindness and consideration for others; her beautiful English manners; and her natural grace and interest in everyone that made her "the life of every party."

A beloved wife to Gordon for 67 years and loving mother to Kevin (Rosemary) and Craig (Wendy). Cherished "nana" to Stephanie, Rachel and Qianna.

We extend our grateful appreciation to Kay's kind caregivers at Sunrise of Unionville, where she spent the last two years in comfort.

Cremation and private memorial service.

As an expression of sympathy, a donation to the charity of your choice in Kay's memory would be greatly appreciated.


McCLURE, Margaret Helen McClure - Obituary | Print |

McCLURE, Margaret Helen -

Born December 19, 1919, died peacefully at Toronto Grace Health Centre on Wednesday, July 2, 2014.

Much loved mother to Janet (Cameron Clark) of Thunder Bay, Robert (Shelagh Smith) of Whitehorse, Penny of Toronto and Heather (Matthew Fairlie) of Mansfield.

Grandmother of Kate (Jay), Jennifer (Rich), Sarah, Johnathan (Zoe) and Andrew and proud great-grandmother of Finn, Kieran and Jonah Knowles.

Survived by her sister Dorothy Wright, sister- in-law June McLean and many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by husband James Edward (Ed) and sister Jacquie Anderson.

A celebration of Margaret's life will be held in ROSEDALE UNITED CHURCH in the fall.

Donations to Toronto Grace Health Centre, Gilda's Club or the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.


McDONALD, Terrance McDonald - Obituary | Print |

McDONALD, Terrance -

Passed away at home on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at the age of 71.

Loving husband of Jane. Dear father of Jeffrey (Rachelle), Mark and Karen.

Proud grandfather to Alex, Cameron, Jessica and Nolan McDonald and April, Holly and Emily Reid.

A private family service was held.


McKEEN, Margaret Anne (Murphy) McKeen Obituary | Print |

McKEEN, Margaret Anne (Murphy) -

McKeen_MargaretAfter a courageous battle with Parkinson’s on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at the Credit Valley Hospital.

Margaret (Murphy) McKeen, beloved wife of the late Jack. Loving mother of Patrick (Carolyn Frid) and Michael (Suesan). Cherished grandmother of Jack, Meagan and Alexandra.

Predeceased by her brother Patrick, her sister Jean Taylor and Jean’s daughter Patty-Anne. Survived by nieces Fran, Margaret, and Cathy.

Active member of St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Mississauga.

Thank you to the nurses and staff of 2C at C.V.H.

Funeral Mass will be held on Monday, July 7th at St. Matthew’s Catholic Church, 1150 Monks Passage, Oakville at 11 a.m. followed by cremation.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Parkinson Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

MILES, Donald Sandfield Miles - Obituary | Print |

MILES, Donald Sandfield -

Donald began his life's journey in St. Catharines on October 28, 1922, the youngest of four children.

In 1943 Donald joined the RCAF and trained as a pilot in WWII.

Upon the completion of his service, he attended the University of Toronto and graduated with a Civil Engineering degree. A longtime Thorncrester, Don bought what he considered to be the prettiest lot in Thorncrest Village and built his house from the ground up; that and his four children were his most satisfying accomplishments.

Donald died peacefully after a short illness on July 2, 2014.

He will be missed by his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren and fondly remembered by the people whose lives he touched. Donald is survived by his four children, Anne (Stan) and her children Shealyn (Rick), Abigail (Dave) and Zoe (Corey); Laurel Miles and Donald Miles; Hugh (Deborah) and their children Heather, Scott (Leah) and Daniel. Great-grandchildren Sophie, Liam and Hannah. He is also survived by his sister Helen Miles; his sisters-in-law Sylvia (Edgar) Miles and Barbara (Hugh) Miles.

He is predeceased by his parents, Edgar Stuart and Janet Sandfield (McIntyre) Miles ; his longtime companion, Audrey Follett; his brothers, Edgar Miles and Hugh Miles.

Cremation and a private family service will take place as Donald requested.


MURRAY, Margaret Murray - Obituary | Print |

MURRAY, Margaret -

Passed on July 2, 2014 after a lengthy illness at Brampton Civic Hospital.

She will be dearly missed by husband William Murray, son William Junior and many other loving family members.

Predeceased by son Stewart.

At Margaret's request, there will be no funeral service.

Cremation has taken place.

Memorial donations in Margaret's name can be made to Toronto Sick Kids Hospital and would be appreciated by the family.


NAKEFF, Alex Nakeff - Obituary | Print |

NAKEFF, Alex -

With pure love and compassion, the family and dear friends of Alex Nakeff "Teddy" wish to sorrowfully announce his passing on Wednesday, July 2, 2014.

A Memorial gathering will be held at 3605 Kariya Dr., Mississauga in the Town Club Room from 2 - 4 p.m. on Sunday, July 27, 2014.


PAPI, Elio Papi - Obituary | Print |

PAPI, Elio -

March 4, 1922 - July 2, 2014

God called our dad Elio on July 2, 2014.

He will be reunited in heaven with his loving wife, our mother, Norina.

 Elio will be cherished by his children Franca (Alan), Mariarina (Doug) and Ave (Rob). He will always be the proud grandfather of Kirk, Troy (Thomas), Andrea (Ryan), Chris (Kim), Daniel (Cassandra). Great- grandfather to Nathan, Owen and Colemin. Elio made Canada his home in 1951 after serving in WWII.

We shall never forget his devotion and love to his family. He worked hard all his life, but his dream job started as a caretaker for the TCDSB for which he often shared many fond memories.

He was an avid gardener, supplying everyone with his prized tomatoes and vegetables.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Charles Borromeo Church (811 Lawrence Ave., at Dufferin St.) on Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Entombment will follow.

Donations in memory of Elio can be made to the Alzheimer Society.


PARENT, Mary J. Parent - Obituary | Print |

PARENT, Mary J. -

Peacefully in the arms of Jesus on Wednesday, July 2, 2014.

Mary, beloved wife of Albert.

Loving mother of David and his wife Lynn and Denise.

Fondly remembered grandmother of Jacob and Kaitlin. 

Funeral Mass in St. Dominic's Church, 625 Atwater Ave., Mississauga on Saturday, July 5, 2014 at 12 noon, followed by cremation.

Reception to follow in the Parish Hall.


PEMBERTON, Sylvia Elizabeth (Bradbury) Pemberton - Obituary | Print |

PEMBERTON, Sylvia Elizabeth (nee Bradbury) -

Crossed over peacefully to meet her husband Gerald on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at Lakeridge Health, Port Perry.

Sylvia Pemberton, wife of the late Gerald Pemberton. Loving mother of Gary (Shirley), Gerald, "Missy" and Cathy.

Dear grandmother of Wayne, Cassandra, Adam, Candice, great-grandmother of 3 great-grandchildren and great- great-grandmother of 1 and soon to be 2 great-great-grandchildren.

Predeceased by her parents Peter and Mabel Bradbury, sisters Mabel, Margaret and brothers Peter, Buster, John, Gubby, Paul, Eugene and William.

Sylvia will be missed by all her family and friends.

Funeral service will be held in Port Perry on Saturday, July 5th.

Memorial donations to Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be appreciated.

POLACCO, Beatrice Juliana (Gomes) Polacco - Obituary | Print |

POLACCO, Beatrice Juliana nee (Gomes) -   "View Family Photos & Express Condolences"

Polacco_BeatriceJanuary 28, 1937 - July 2, 2014

With family at her side, Betty peacefully passed away at home on July 2, 2014.

Predeceased by her husband Leonard.

She will be sadly missed by her children: Bernadine (George),Glen ( Mini), Terrance, Darryl (Lisa ), Richard (Barbara) and Angelique ( Rex).

Proud Nana of 9 grandchildren. Beloved sister to Florence (David). Betty will be missed by her extended family and many friends. The family would like to thank all those whom have cared and supported Beatrice during this time.

Family and friends are welcome to visit at GIFFEN-MACK 'SCARBOROUGH' FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 4115 Lawrence Ave E, Scarborough, ON (one block west of Kingston Road). On Friday, July 4th , 2014 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm and 6:00pm to 8:00pm.

Morning visitation from 8:30am to 9:30am on Saturday, July 5th, 2014.

Funeral Mass to follow in Saint Martin De Porres Catholic Church, 4179 Lawrence Ave. E. (at Morningside Avenue) Toronto, Ontario M1E 2S3, at 10:00am.

Beatrice will be laid to rest at Christ the King Catholic Cemetery.

If desired, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.



ROBICHAUD, Ann-Marie Dale 'Hubbard' (Duncan) Robichaud - Obituary | Print |

ROBICHAUD, Ann-Marie Dale 'Hubbard' (nee Duncan) -   "Express Condolences"

Robichaud_Ann-MarieNovember 16, 1952 - July 3, 2014

Passed away peacefully in her sleep, in her 62nd year on July 2, 2014 after a valiant and courageous two-year battle with cancer.

Loving and adored wife of Daniel for 41 years.  Loving Mom of Lisa (Jeff Beck) and Marc (Brittany Moffatt). Cherished Nanny of Tyler, Kaitlyn, Noah, Nathan and Ashley.

Ann-Marie will be also missed by her sister Diane Burden (Dean). She was a sister-in-law of Bernie (Jackie), Jeanne (Jerry), Lee (Debbie) and Mike (Peggy).

Ann-Marie will also be missed by many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

The Robichaud family would like to extend its gratitude to the Partners in Community Nursing Staff for all of their care and compassion shown to Ann-Marie and her family.

Visitation will be held at OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) on Sunday, July 6th from 6 – 8 p.m.

Funeral Mass will be held at St. Gertrude's Roman Catholic Church, (690 King Street East, Oshawa) on Monday, July 7th at 10:00 a.m.

Memorial donations will be gratefully accepted for Lakeridge Health Foundation – Cancer Care.

Online condolences may be made at


SCHURMAN, Florence Marion (SHEARDOWN) Schurman - Obituary | Print |

SCHURMAN, Florence Marion (nee SHEARDOWN) -

On July 2, 2014, Florence (Flo) Marion Schurman passed into peace in her 90th year after a brief battle with cancer.

Loving wife of Willem; they were the longest living married couple in Ontario.

Mother of Paul (deceased) (Katie), Michael (Diane), Gary (Carol), Lawrence, Marion (Peter) and Jo-Anne (Dan). With love and pride she leaves her many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins. Mom will be remembered with fondness by members of the Richmond Hill United Church, Aurora United Church, the United Church Women, Horticultural Society, Historical Society, Breakfast for Kids Program and countless other volunteer organizations. Her long tradition of support for her chosen political candidates and true dedication to both Liberal Parties has been unwavering. Willie and Flo have blazed a trail of memories across North America through their lifetime of camping trips, attendance at family functions and dedication to numerous charity events/organizations.

One of her most joyful memories was coming out of Palliative Care to attend the Richmond Hill Symphony with our sister Marion and receiving a standing ovation from the audience as the performance was dedicated to her by the conductor Dr. Jessica Kun. Flo's strength and loyalty will always be remembered by everyone she met.

 It didn't matter if she knew you or not; if you needed a friend, you couldn't find a better one.

Memorial Service will be held at Richmond Hill United Church on Wednesday, July 30th at 2:00 p.m.

As Florence requested, instead of flowers please make a donation to one of the many charities she has supported.

Our family extends their thanks to Dr. Berger and his wonderful team of nurses at the Mackenzie Health Centre, Palliative Care Unit.


SMALLMAN, Phyllis Rosina Smallman - Obituary | Print |

SMALLMAN, Phyllis Rosina -

Smallman_PhyllisPassed away peacefully at her home at the Village of Taunton Mills on Wednesday July 2, 2014 at the age of 89.

Predeceased by her husband William Donald (Don) Smallman (1988).

Loving mother of Angela Lowndes and her husband Harold of Parry Sound, Drs. Thomas and Bettina Smallman of Skaneateles, NY, Ronald Smallman of Cobourg and Patricia Armstrong and her husband Gerry of Whitby.

Predeceased by her daughter Brenda Biller.

Dear grandmother of David, Victoria, Julie, Donald, Meira, Aaron, Rebecca, Thomas, Ryan, Jarrod, Bradley and Wesley. Great Grandmother of 16.

Phyllis lived a full life: cherished by Don 'til he passed at the age of 68; committed to and loving her family; always active and upbeat, she enjoyed her friends, golf, bridge, life at the cottage, and in Florida.

Resting at BARNES MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 5295 Thickson Rd. N., Whitby (905-655-3662) from 1;00 p.m. Monday until time of service to follow in the Barnes Chapel Monday afternoon at 2:00 p.m.

In memory of Phyllis, donations to the CNIB or a CHARITY of your choice.

Messages of condolence may be forwarded to


SOLLNER, Barbara Joan Sollner - Obituary | Print |

SOLLNER, Barbara Joan -

Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 2, 2014.

She will be remembered by her husband Carl, son Douglas, sister Debra, brother Winston and family.


SPOONER, Cleopas Aldophus Spooner - Obituary | Print |

SPOONER, Cleopas Aldophus -   "Express Condolences"

Spooner_CleopasMarch 24, 1927 - July 2, 2014

Passed away peacefully at North York General Hospital with his daughter at his side on Wednesday, July 2, 2014.

Cleopas loving husband of the late Anita Spooner.

Loving father of Anthony and his wife Afifa, Sherriann Spooner and predeceased by son Richard Spooner. Loving grandfather of Jolel, Isis and Daniel.

Will be sadly missed by his nephew Hugh and his wife Toni and by the Sealey family.

Predeceased by brother Gordon Spooner and nephew David Spooner.

Family and friends may visit on Friday, July 11, 2014 from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. at the JERRETT FUNERAL HOME, 6191 Yonge St., North York (2 lights south of Steeles).

Funeral Service Saturday, July 12, 2014 from St. Theodore Of Canterbury (111 Cactus Ave., North York, ON) at 10:30 a.m. Interment York Cemetery.

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

Online condolences may be made at



SPOONER-CLEOPAS, Aldophus Spooner-Cleopas - Obituary | Print |

SPOONER-CLEOPAS, Aldophus -   "Express Condolences"

March 24, 1927 - July 2, 2014

Passed away peacefully at North York General Hospital with his daughter at his side on Wednesday July 2, 2014.

Cleopas loving husband of The Late Anita Spooner.

Loving Father of Anthony and his wife Afifa, Sherriann Spooner and predeceased by son RIchard Spooner. Loving Grandfather of Jolel, Isis and Daniel. Will be sadly missed by his nephew Hugh and his wife Toni and by the Sealey Family.

Predeceased by brother Gordon Spooner and Nephew David Spooner.

Family and friends may visit on Friday July 11, 2014 from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. at the JERRETT FUNERAL HOME 6191 Yonge St. North York(2 lights south of Steeles Avenue).

Funeral Service Saturday July 12, 2014 from St. Theodore Of Canterbury (111 Cactus Avenue, North York, Ontario) at 10:30 a.m. Interment York Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

On line condolences may be made at



STONEHOUSE, William (Bill) Stonehouse - Obituary | Print |

STONEHOUSE, William (Bill) -

Passed away peacefully on July 2, 2014 at Humber River Regional Hospital (Church Street site).

Beloved husband of Dorothy.

Brother of Howard (Margaret) Stonehouse.

Uncle of Jim Stonehouse and Mary Fournier.

A private family service will be held in Toronto, ON.

As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.


THOMAS, Helen Marie Thomas - Obituary | Print |

THOMAS, Helen Marie -

Passed away peacefully at her residence in Orangeville on Wednesday, July 2, 2014, Helen Marie Dunbar, in her 82nd year, beloved wife of Norman Thomas.

Dear mother of Melody and her husband Don McConnell, Norman and his wife Liz, Laura Richardson and her partner Dave Hadley, Connie and her husband Rick Thompson. Step-mother of Lawrence Thomas and his partner Maria Ameodola. Loving Nana to 7 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Shirley and her husband Jack Nelson, John Dunbar and his wife Carol, David Dunbar and his partner Jaany. 

Funeral Service will be held in the chapel on Friday, July 4th at one o'clock. Followed by cremation.

If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Dufferin County, 25 Centennial Road, Unit 1, Orangeville.


WALKER, Cameron Mark Walker Obituary | Print |

WALKER, Cameron Mark -

(June 28, 1968 - July 2, 2014)

With heavy hearts, the family announces the passing of Cameron.

Loving brother to Wendy Wilkins (nee Walker). Dear uncle to Connor, Aidan and Riley. Close nephew of John F. Walker (Maria Martonfi), Julie (Bob) Glazier.

Cameron will be greatly missed by his extended family and will always be remembered as a wonderful friend to all who knew him.

Memorial visitation will be held in Oakville on Tuesday, July 8th. Private family service.

For those who wish, memorial donations in Cameron’s name may be made to the Toronto Humane Society.

WALKER, Sheila St.Claire Rita D’Abrew Walker - Obituary | Print |

WALKER, Sheila St.Claire Rita D’Abrew -   "Express Condolences"

Walker_SheilaAugust 12, 1930 - July 2, 2014

Went to the Lord peacefully with her family by her side on Wednesday, July, 2nd 2014 at the age of 83.

Devoted wife of the late Charles.

Loving mother of Peter (Cynthia), Penny (Bob Crandlemire), Charles, and David (Elizabeth).

Cherished grandmother of Kristin Ann, Dawn Marie, Nathaniel Melvin, Alannah Sheila and Jonah Shane.

Fondly remembered by brother-in-law David Walker, and nieces and nephews; Guylaine, Réjean, and Mike.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at ST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST CHURCH (903 Giffard Street, Whitby) on Saturday, July 5, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Muscular Dystrophy Canada.

Online condolence may be made at


WALTON, Cyril Walton Obituary | Print |

WALTON, Cyril -

Peacefully on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 in his 90th year.

Loving husband of the late Audrey and proud father of Adrian and his wife Janice.

Also sadly missed by his cherished companion Eileen Barclay and her family.

Cremation has taken place and a gathering will follow at a later date. Arrangements out of Milton.

Warmest thanks to the Palliative Care team at Sunnybrook Health Science Centre for their care and compassion and for making the last weeks of his life enjoyable.

Memorial donations to Sunnybrook's Palliative Care unit or the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.

ANDREOFF, Louis Andreoff - Obituary | Print |

ANDREOFF, Louis -    "Express Condolences"

Andreoff_LouisFebruary 11, 1923 - July 1, 2014

(Veteran WW2)

Peacefully on Canada Day, July 1 2014 at Sunnybrook Hospital Veterans Centre, "L Wing".

Beloved husband of the late Elizabeth.

Loving father of Nick (Bev) and Linda.

Loving papa of Lori (Chad), Jeff, Chris and Mike (Shannon). Great papa of Brandon, Connor and Sophia.

Louis will be fondly remembered by many friends.

Friends may call at the TRULL FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 1111 Danforth Avenue, on Friday from 2 – 4 and 6 – 8 pm.

Funeral service will be held in the Trull Chapel on Saturday at 11 a.m. followed by interment at Highland Memory Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimers Society.



BORTHWICK, Bryan James Borthwick - Obituary | Print |

BORTHWICK, Bryan James -

(September 2, 1946 - July 1, 2014)

Passed away peacefully at Ian Anderson House, Oakville, after a valiant battle with cancer.

Bryan is survived by his two sons, Daniel and Donovan Borthwick, brother Kendle and sister Lynn.

Loving partner to JoAnne Morrissette.  Bryan will be missed by Michael and Marc Morrissette, Christine Pott and by many friends and family members.

Memorial donations to Ian Anderson House for their wonderful care of Bryan will be gratefully accepted.

Memorial service will be held in Oakville, on Friday, July 11th.

BOURGEOIS, Julie Elizabeth (Noel) Bourgeois - Obituary | Print |

BOURGEOIS, Julie Elizabeth (nee Noel) -   "Express Condolences"

March 1, 1951 - July 1, 2014

Passed away after a lengthy illness on Tuesday, July 1, 2014 in her 64th year.

Beloved wife of Roger.

Loving mother of Allen Gill and Wade Gill.  Dear grandmother of Autumn and Easton.

Visitation will be held at OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) on Friday, July 4th from 12:00 noon until time of Funeral Service in the Chapel at 1:00 p.m.

Interment at Mount Lawn Cemetery.

Online condolences may be made at


BRITT, Shirley (Van Antwerp) Britt Obituary | Print |

BRITT, Shirley (nee Van Antwerp) -

Britt_ShirleyPassed away peacefully at her home in Toronto on Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at the age of 88.

Much loved mother of Mark and his wife Sandy of Burlington, Ron Bradley, Marilyn Allen and step-mother of Dian Britt and Ian Britt all of B.C. Cherished Grannie and Great-Grannie of Victoria, Heather, Jason, Shauna, Edina, Kim, Kerry and their families.

Dear sister of Pete Jefferson (Lawrence). Predeceased by her sister Theresa (Manville). Fondly remembered by her nieces, nephews, former co-workers, neighbours and friends.

Shirley lived all over the world with her husband before settling in Toronto where she worked as a telephone operator at the Royal York Hotel. She also enjoyed her time as a volunteer at Toronto Rehabilitation Institutes and St. Joseph’s Hospitals in Toronto.

As per her wishes, Shirley will be cremated. Arrangements out of Burlington.

In her memory, donations can be made to one of her favourite places, The Toronto Zoo.

CAVANAGH, John Egerton Cavanagh - Obituary | Print |

CAVANAGH, John Egerton -

On July 1, 2014 in Toronto.

Beloved son of Margaret (Lovering) and the late Daniel Alfred Cavanagh and dear brother of Lynne and Janet.

Brother-in-law to David Gibbons, uncle to Taya, Eli and Emily and loving partner to Yvette Paloma.

John will be missed by dear Brigitte Cavanagh and his many other loving friends.

Memorial Service to be held in Toronto on Friday, July 4th.


CHERNEY, Maria (Mary) (Lozinsky) Cherney - Obituary | Print |

CHERNEY, Maria (Mary) (nee Lozinsky) -

May 22, 1926 - July 1, 2014

Passed away following a stroke and other complications in her 88th year at Royal Victoria Hospital in Barrie, ON.

Predeceased by her loving husband Alexander Cherney. Maria leaves her sole daughter Denyse (Gola), who lovingly attended to all her needs in recent years. Beloved grandchildren Melissa, Joshua and Alexis (her 'Lexy').

Living in the west end of Toronto, originally from Yorkton, SK, she was a CPC mail sorter until retiring circa 1988.

Mary, known to all who loved her as 'Granny', enjoyed just being home, watching TV, spoiling family pets, making her famous lemon meringue pie under mock protest and in general just being amongst and part of 'Family'.

A Private Funeral Service will take place.

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


CULP, James Dudley Culp - Obituary | Print |

CULP, James Dudley -


Jim passed to his eternal home on July 1, 2014 at the Sunnybrook Veterans Residence.

He is survived by Helen (Barnes), his loving wife of over 60 years, by his sons Timothy and Randall, his daughter Barbara (Frank Bessette), his beloved grandchildren Michelle, Matthew, Elisha, James and Borden and great- grandchildren Indigo and Jasper. Jim served in the Royal Canadian Navy in World War II. He was active in the Fort Erie School Board and instrumental in the introduction of an opportunity class for developmentally challenged children. He was also a scout leader and Commanding Officer of the Sea Cadet Corps in the Fort Erie area.

Jim was a craftsman and a perfectionist, doing much of the work on his home, as well as on his many hobbies.

After moving to Mississauga in 1966, Jim served on the Board of the Association for the Mentally Retarded that was instrumental in the establishment of a related program at Humber College and the planning of residences for mentally challenged adults. After retirement in 1987, Jim was involved with the Hospice of Peel giving respite to caregivers.

He spent his final years reading, working on his computer and developing his philosophy of life, which he shared with anyone who was receptive.

There will be no funeral. Cremation will be followed by private remembrance and interment at a later date.


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