DEERING: Ronald of Port Perry Formerly of Shawville

Posted by on January 21, 2018

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Ronald “Ron” Deering, 54, of Port Perry, Ontario, passed away peacefully Thursday January 11th, in his sleep while in Costa Rica, a place he truly loved to be.
Ron was born on March 18th, 1963. He is survived by his daughters, Katie and Melissa Deering, former spouse Sandy Deering, his sisters, Sharon Shriver and Sheryl Beulac, as well as many loving nieces and nephews, extended family and friends.
Ron was at one with nature; he kept bees, loved to cook and especially travel. Ron always knew how to have a good time and he will always be remembered for his outgoing spirit. Many knew him as the Bee-Man. Join us for the celebration of a life well lived on Sunday January 21st 2018 in loving memory of Ron.

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Filed Under: Ontario, Quebec

WEINHEIMER: ERNA IDA of WINNIPEG

Posted by on January 21, 2018

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Erna Ida Weinheimer, nee Bragonier, peacefully passed away surrounded by family on January 11, 2018, at River Park Gardens in Winnipeg.

Born March 23, 1920, in Ohrdorf, Germany and married to Friedrich (Fred) Johann Weinheimer in 1947.

Erna is survived by her children, Kurt, Ernst, Eric, Gary and their partners and spouses and her 9 grandchildren.

A daughter, sibling, wife, mother, gardener, artist, grandmother, widow. As she lived through all these stages of her life, she never failed to demonstrate compassion, strength and independence.

An avid gardener who found serenity amongst her flowers and vegetables Erna went on and became skilled in painting and pottery. As with all her efforts, the outcome was a product of love.

Erna cherished her grandchildren and was always eager to share with them how to garden or to make a craft or to cook. A favorite memory was her willingness to let her grandchildren make breakfast at the cost of a dozen eggs to make 2 sunny side ups. Or making a special garden just for them. Or taking them on adventures in the woods to collect mushrooms or craft supplies.

Erna was always up for a new experience and at age 77 she joined her family on a vacation which had her walking up pyramids, snorkeling and swimming with the dolphins.

She lived her life to the fullest.

Her easy smile and warm heart will be missed.

River Park Gardens was Erna’s last home. Her family will always be grateful for the love and care given to their mother.

Reise Mit Liebe

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HERSEY: Edward Eli of Cote-Saint-Luc

Posted by on January 21, 2018

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Sadly, Edward Hersey, Son of the late Joseph & Molly Herscovitch, father of Ian & the late Stewart & x-husband Of Eileen & Grandfather of Serina & Hanna & Brother of the late Charles (Chuck) & Brother of Dorothy Waxman & Brother in Law of Leonard Waxman & Uncle of Rana, Jordan & Atie Waxman & Great Uncle of Jacob, Jonah, Lilly & Ella, passed away at 83 years old, while setting a spell on his veranda, looking out at a beautiful view of the Lord’s natural creation, hopefully, finally finding peace.
The Late, Edward Hersey’s Funeral will be held:
1 pm, Tuesday, January 16th, 2018
Chesed Shel Emes Jewish Funeral Home
935 av Beaumont, Montréal, QC H3N 1W3
Onsite parking is extremely limited.
Donations can be made in memory of Ed to the Canadian or US Heart & Stroke Foundation.

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Filed Under: Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver

RAMRATTAN: Bob of Winnipeg Formerly of Trinidad

Posted by on January 21, 2018

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With his loving family by his side, Bob’s journey on this earth came to an end on November 6, 2017. Bob was a loving husband to Dianne and proud father to Ric (Sue – Alysha and Skot, Angela and Adam) and Alisa (Christine – Michael and Matthew). He was an adoring brother to Merle (Peter), Mona (Ashley), Ray (Sandra), Rudy (Sally), Christine (Ben), Gobin (Hema), Santi, Doolin and Dhano; and proud uncle to his 13 nieces and nephews. Bob had so many wonderful friends in his lifetime, in Canada and in Trinidad. Bob was born in Jordan Hill, Trinidad and came to Canada in 1960. On that first day he met his “wife to be” at the Java Shop. Not wasting any time, he asked her on a date to a cricket match at the City Park the next day, and the rest was history. Bob and Dianne raised their family in Winnipeg, MB and Kamloops, BC. Bob’s career spanned over 40 years working for the Province of Manitoba’s Department of Education and Northern Affairs, Red River College and Caribou College. What mattered most to Bob was his family, friends and the promotion of quality education and a meaningful job. He dedicated his own life to learning and educating others, first with a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Winnipeg, followed by a Masters of Education from The University of Saskatchewan. He was a pioneer of adult education in Manitoba, bringing “made to fit” training programs to many rural and First Nations communities. His most prized accomplishment was the FRED project (Fund for Rural Economic Development) in the 1960s and 70s, where he had the chance to initiate and develop adult education training programs for the benefit of Manitoba’s Interlake region. In his final hours, Bob said “I had a good life and I will always be with you, in your hearts forever.

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Filed Under: Winnipeg

CAMPBELL: GREGORY BAIRD ‘BIG RED’ of Toronto

Posted by on January 21, 2018

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Greg passed away suddenly and peacefully, but far too soon, on July 30, 2017, just 3 days after his 33rd birthday. He is survived by his mother, Nora, and his brother,Graham. A kind and gentle soul, he will be sorely missed by his large and loving extended family and many friends.
“Proponent of logic and reason, you were taken from us, far too early, without logic and without reason. Rest peacefully.” TKPhi.

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Filed Under: Ontario, Toronto

WELCH: ELIZABETH ANN of Kitchener Formerly of Cambridge

Posted by on January 21, 2018

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Elizabeth Welch (nee Harrison) passed away peacefully on Friday, January 5 at the age of 76. Predeceased by her husband Edward. Cherished mother of Robert Welch (Yolande) and Kathryn McDonald (Rob). Beloved grandmother of Dylan, Kamaria, Austin, Bailey and Philina. Liz will also be sadly missed by her sister Jane McLean (Gib). A memorial service will be held in the chapel of Corbett Funeral Home, 95 Dundas Street, Cambridge, on Saturday January 13, 2018 at 2pm, with family receiving guests one hour prior.

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Filed Under: Kitchener, Ontario

FANCY: Shawn of St. Catharines

Posted by on January 21, 2018

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Passed away peacefully January 6 2018 at the age of 40. Beloved son to Judith Diplock and predeceased by his father George Fancy. Cherished brother to Linda Ward (Ryan) and Duane Fancy. Proud Father of Rachel Anderson, Natasha Anderson, Kaelyn Fancy, Kaden Fancy, Chase Fancy and Jaxx Fancy. Loved Uncle to his niece and nephews. Shawn was too large to be gone. This is til we meet again. Shawn’s life and light will be celebrated at CHEERS TAP & GRILL – 358 Ontario St. St.Catharines ON Sunday January 14, 2018 from 11AM – 2PM. Cowboy hats and Unicorn Onsies welcome.

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Filed Under: St. Catharines

HUNTER: Roderick G.M. of Viking Formerly of Viking

Posted by on January 21, 2018

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The Arrow has taken flight. On January 6, 2018, Roderick George Maclean Hunter curled his last rock in the bonspiel of life, departing this world at age 74.

Rod was knighted “The Arrow” by the media back in the mid 60s because of his perfect delivery of the curling rock, but his life would show that this nickname suited him in more ways than one.

The arrow is the tool of the warrior. Rod’s fighting spirit led him to qualify for the Brier four times from 1970 to 1975 and capture back-to-back Silver Broom World Championships in 1970 and ’71, (going undefeated in 17 straight games but never bragging about it). It also got him inducted into the Manitoba Curling Hall of Fame, the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame and the Canadian Curling Hall of Fame as one of the top vice-skips ever to play the game. After moving to Alberta, he went on to win a Silver medal in the Canadian 55plus winter games with Vern and Jan Hafso and his wife, Louise. One of his proudest moments was standing on the podium with teammates Don Duguid, Jim Pettapiece, and Bryan Wood after winning the World Championships in Utica, New York, and listening to the Canadian National anthem play in his honour.

Rod was also the arrow in the compass, forever pointed north. He had answers to everything: Curling strategy, barbecue times, handy-man repairs, politics, Hollywood plot lines, Lego assembly, kids’ dress-up choices, hockey stats, world peace and the global economy. If there were any doubts, all you needed to do was ask, and he’d tell you he was right.

Like the arrows on a keyboard, his four surviving daughters – Onalee, Charlene, Andrea and Courtney – kept him moving in all four directions at once. His talent for diplomacy kept the family strong. He could always find a way to steer his girls in the right direction (sometimes subtle, sometimes not) and was instrumental in the achievement of their dreams. This talent also made him a great politician, which he excelled at in the last few years of his life as a proud Councillor in Viking, Alberta.

But Rod was also Cupid’s arrow, which he forever kept aimed at his surviving wife of 30 years, Louise Hunter. While nothing came before her, he had plenty of love to spare for to his two surviving brothers, John and Craig Hunter (with whom he adored sharing good scotch and long debates) his predeceased parents, Roderick O. A. and Doris Hunter, his mother-in-law, Louise C. Mihill, his surviving grandchildren – Maddyx, Noah, Sullivan, Gwynavere, Aiden and Aspen — and the countless friends who were so important to him. He also had a life-long love affair with cinnamon buns, the game of golf, celebrity encounters, a good rum (or more recently scotch), a perfectly cooked steak, the cabin at Clearwater Bay, storytelling, more storytelling, and of course his wiener dogs, who he’d let clean his face and spoon with him at night.

Like an arrow, Rod never wavered from his true path. He went from sweeping the finish off his childhood bedroom floor, to rising star at the Granite Curling Club in Winnipeg, to cleaning up at the curling World Championships. He went from patriotic Royal Canadian Sea Cadet, to Bachelor of Science student at the University of Winnipeg, to his first job at Richardson Securities, to General Manager at Dominion Tanners, to effective and caring Councillor in Viking, Alberta. He went from curling legend, to devoted husband, to inspiring father and proud grandfather.

In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer a donation be sent to the Viking Volunteer Fire Department at www.canadahelps.org/en/charities/the-viking-volunteer-fire-department-society or Viking Victims Services at www.beavercountyvictimservices.ca.

The family chooses to celebrate his life at the Viking Curling club, located in Rod’s hometown of Viking, Alberta at 3pm on Saturday, January 13th, 2018. Those who loved Rod are invited to join the family in toasting his life and launching the arrow into his journey ahead. Wherever he’s pointed, in true Rod form, he’s bound for greatness.

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Filed Under: Alberta, Edmonton, Manitoba, Winnipeg

BROWN: David Daniel Thomas of Belle River Formerly of Waterloo, Orillia, Toronto

Posted by on January 21, 2018

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BROWN, David D. May 7, 1944 – December 31, 2017 After a long and difficult struggle, Dave has gone to his eternal rest, leaving to mourn his wife, Jan, daughter, Andrea (Shane) and grandson, Will. Along with 3 estranged children Karen (Shawn), Charleen, Daniel (Katrina), 10 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Predeceased by mother Jean Amelia Brown (nee Waters) and father Percy Brown. Dave was a Master Electrician at the Regional Municipality of Waterloo and previously for the City of Orillia. Moving to Belle River after retirement, Dave served as “Toy Fixer Extraordinaire” while volunteering in the Pediatric Department at Windsor Regional Hospital. Cremation has taken place with scattering of ashes at his favourite campsite in the Spring. If you so wish, donations to the Child Life Program, Pediatric Department at Windsor Regional Hospital will be gratefully accepted.

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Filed Under: Kitchener, Orillia, Windsor

GRANT: Donna of Sundre Formerly of Calgary

Posted by on January 3, 2018

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It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Donna Grant at the age of 71. Donna will be greatly missed by her husband of 52 years Robert; her children, John (Amaya), Diane and Dennis (Crystal); her grandchildren Natalie (Adam), Shea, Delaney and Lexi; her two great-grandchildren Sophie and Emmett; her sister Diane(Steve) and numerous extended family members and friends. A Celebration of Donna’s Life will be held on January 6, 2018 10am.- 4pm. at the Sundre Royal Canadian Legion, 135 6 Street SE, Sundre, AB T0M 1X0. If friends so desire, donations may be made in Donna’s memory to the Sundre Royal
Canadian Legion or your local SPCA

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Filed Under: Alberta, Calgary, Red Deer

GRIFFIN: Ray of Surrey, BC Formerly of Vancouver,BC

Posted by on January 3, 2018

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It is with tremendous sadness in our hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved Father, Son, Husband, and Friend, Raymond Michael Griffin. He is survived by his wife Kristine, daughters Victoria, Natalie, Danica, and baby on the way as well as his Mother Muriel, Father John, sister Theresa and many other extended family. Ray deeply loves his family and friends, and will be remembered as a kind and big hearted family man who was loved by all. Ray we love you and will never forget you. Until we meet again.

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MCKEACHIE: James Gilmour of Vancouver

Posted by on January 3, 2018

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James Gilmour McKeachie
June 21, 1924 – December 15, 2017

Jim died in West Vancouver, leaving his wife of 69 years, Joyce; predeceased by his son, Gregory James (1951-1972), survived by his son Morley (Shelley) and grandsons Ian & Ross McKeachie; daughter Velma and grand-daughters Jypsy Bolte, Ruby Bellchambers, and Mikayla McKeachie; daughter Barbara and grandsons Jason Adams & Hunter Austad; great-grandchildren Amber and Evan Adams; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins in Canada, Scotland, England, U.S.A., and Australia.

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MAUL: Emanuel Jorgen of Cochrane

Posted by on January 3, 2018

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Emanuel Jorgen Maul, or “Mr. Maul” as many knew him by, passed away on December 14th, 2017, at the age of 69. He was the third child of Marie and Egon Maul, and was born on September 11th, 1948 in Vildbjerg, Denmark. In 1972, Mr. Maul arrived in Canada making it his new home for the next 45 years.

Mr. Maul had a passion for cars and eventually became the president and owner of Heritage Auto Sales Ltd, making his mark on the Calgary auto industry. He was involved in many different sports car organizations and loved to show off his skills on the track, especially competing against his corvette friends.

His life was always fast and furious, his laughter contagious, and his heart full of immense generosity for his family and friends.

Mr. Maul is survived by his wife, Remy; children, Willy and Sonja; son-in-law, Braden; daughter-in-law, Jenelle; and his precious grandson, George. Mr. Maul will also forever be remembered by his brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews, extended family, and dear friends.

A funeral service in memory of Mr. Maul will take place on Wednesday, December 20th, 2017 at 2:00 pm at the Cochrane Cemetery located at Range Road 42, Cochrane, AB. A church service and reception will follow at 4:00 pm at the Danish Lutheran Church located at 210 10 Avenue NE, Calgary, AB.

In place of flowers, those who desire may make memorial donations in memory of Mr. Maul to the Alberta Cancer Foundation,www.albertacancer.ca.

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Filed Under: Alberta, Calgary

BLACK: Evelyn of Welland Formerly of Fonthill

Posted by on January 3, 2018

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Evelyn Ferne Black Young
Sept. 10, 1930- Nov. 29, 2017
Posted on December 1, 2017 by Kerry Black

Obituary for Evelyn Ferne Black (Young)
BLACK, Evelyn Ferne (neé Young)
Passed away on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at the Welland General Hospital at age 87. Beloved wife of William Grant Black for 65 years. Loving mother of Grant Eaton Black (Suzu Speich), Kerry Phyllis Black (Rodney Mitchum) and David William Black. Proud grandmother of Maureen Elizabeth Black, Stuart Alan Black, Heather Andrea Black and Scott William Black. Predeceased by her parents, Abraham and Carrie Young and her brothers, Carl Young and Donald Young. Evelyn was born and raised in Port Colborne. She married her high school sweetheart, Grant, in 1952. Evelyn was a teacher and Grant was a teacher and principal with the Niagara South Board of Education for many years. They moved to Fonthill where Evelyn stayed at home for 10 years to raise their three children before she returned to teaching. Evelyn and Grant travelled to Britain, Europe, Alaska, and numerous Caribbean islands. They also enjoyed spending time at the various waterfront cottages in Niagara that they owned over the years. After retirement, Evelyn and Grant spent winters at their condo near Clearwater, Florida and traveled often until Evelyn’s health precluded those activities.
Family and friends will be received at the JAMES L. PEDLAR FUNERAL HOME, 1292 Pelham Street, Fonthill on Monday, December 4th between 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 pm. The funeral service will take place on Tuesday, December 5th at 11:00 am at the funeral home followed by reception at Fonthill United Church, 42 Church Hill, Fonthill. Burial will take place following the reception at Oakwood Cemetery in Wainfleet. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of one’s choice.

Death notice for the town of: FONTHILL, Province: Ontario

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RAYMOND: John Henry of Ottawa

Posted by on January 3, 2018

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It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of John Henry Raymond on December 15, 2017. John passed away surrounded by loved ones at the Ottawa General Hospital after a brief battle with cancer. He will be missed immensely by his wife Wendy, his eldest daughter Heather (Michael), his twin son and daughter Joel (Melissa) and Elaine, and his grandson Aiden, as well as his extended family and many friends.
John was happy to serve the Ottawa Catholic School Board as head custodian of Prince of Peace school, where the staff and students will greatly miss his humour and hard work.
A celebration of John’s life will be held on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at the Metcalfe Golf Club, 1956 8th Line Road, Metcalfe, Ontario from 1-4pm. For those who may choose to honor John with a memorial donation, his family asks that you please consider the Ottawa Hospital Foundation.

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Filed Under: Ottawa

POOLEY: Stephen Matthew "Steve" of Vancouver, BC Formerly of Pointe Claire, Quebec

Posted by on January 3, 2018

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Stephen “Steve” Matthew Pooley. August 16th, 1953 – January 1st, 2018

With great sadness, we announce the passing of Stephen Matthew Pooley, who died on January 1st, 2018, at St. Michael’s Hospice after a lengthy illness. Steve is survived by his much-loved daughter, Erin, son, Mathew, grandchildren, Asha and Everett, and wife, Joanne. Steve was a wonderful artist and sign painter, and, in his last few years, he enjoyed painting representations of landmark signs around Vancouver. His decades-long career in the movie industry was a source of great pleasure for Steve, and he made many dear friends in the industry. Steve had a particular talent for friendship–some of his closest friends were from his childhood and teenage years. John Daly–a friend from their days at Eric Hamber high school–was by his side every day in his last several weeks. Steve is also survived by his parents, Don and Kate Pooley, and his five siblings, Johnny, Tony (Charmaine), Elizabeth (Paul), Sheila (James), and Mark, as well as many nieces and nephews. A private celebration of Steve’s life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Steve’s memory to St. Michael’s Hospice, Burnaby.

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Filed Under: Montreal, Vancouver, Victoria

CARROLL: Patricia, Julia of Ottawa Formerly of Toronto, Dublin

Posted by on January 3, 2018

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CARROLL, Patricia Julia entered into rest, Wednesday, 21st December 2017, after a brave battle with the effects of a debilitating stroke. Born 10th March 1939 in Dublin, Ireland, where she grew up and met her cherished husband Fred (deceased). Pat will be remembered as a devoted mother who demonstrated caring, compassion and humour and as a dearly beloved Nanna who treasured her grandchildren. Pat was independent, tenacious and loving; she will be missed by family and friends at home and abroad for her unwavering kindness and friendship. Loving mother of Audrey Carroll-Polzin (Sandy), Suzanne Duff (Kevin), Thomas (Stephanie) and Trish Herreria (Greg). Cherished Nanna of Liam, Aidan, Max, Ashleigh and Ethan caring sister of Muriel (Kelly) Predeceased by her brothers Tommy, Mikey, Ronnie and sister Moira. Lovingly remembered by many nieces and nephews. The Carroll family wishes to express their sincere thanks to all the caring people at the Ottawa Champlain LHIN, Bayshore Healthcare and the Community Services of Ottawa for their tireless work, compassion and concern. Very special thanks to Dr. Louise Coulombe and the staff at Ruddy-Shenkman Hospice Kanata for their unparalleled care. Dr. Coulombe’s compassion her honest open and caring manner provided dignity and comfort for Pat and the family in the last days. Funeral Friday 12th January 2018, 11am at Holy Redeemer Church 44 Rothesay Dr, Kanata, ON. Interment St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Fallowfield in the spring. In lieu of flowers in-memoriam donations to the Ruddy-Shenkman Hospice appreciated. https://www.imakeanonlinedonation.org/hospicecareottawa/INMEMHCO/

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Filed Under: Ontario, Ottawa, Toronto

LORTIE: Rita Frances Nealon of Port Hope

Posted by on January 3, 2018

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Rita Frances Nealon born in Toronto July14, 1928, twin of Raymond John Lortie of Brockville, ON.
Passed away peacefully at the Extendicare Long Term Home in Port Hope October 29, 2017 at the age of 89 years.
She is survived by her son, Bruce John Lortie of Victoria, B.C. and her daughter, Sharon Lortie of Ottawa, ON plus granddaughters, Angela Firman and Lesley (Giles) and many nieces & nephews.

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Filed Under: Cobourg, Ontario

Blagdon: Captain William (Oscar) of Rockwood, Ontario

Posted by on January 3, 2018

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October 12,1938 – December 15,2017
It is with sadness, we the family regret to announce the passing of Captain William (Oscar) Blagdon at home after a courageous battle with cancer.

He is predeceased by: Sarah; mother: Onslow; father: Roland;brother (Beatrice): Winnie Price;sister: Rita Mary Mayo;sister:Albert and Carmen (Sonny)of Nova Scotia and grandsons Aaron and Jordan Whelan.
He leaves to mourn with fond memories his loving sons: William (Bill)(Madeline and sons Bill and Damien); David (Cindy and son Dylan; daughters Krista, Ashlee & Alyssa Grace and her daughter Annabella Moore); Gordon (Anne Marie and daughters Katelynn and Madison)
Daughters: Debby (Bert) (children Phillip & Kayla Whelan and her children Hailee, Brady & Jaxon); Donna and son Jacob; Deeanne (Moe) Bouchard and (daughters Kelsey & Kathleen Savoi and her daughter Marelie) ;.
Brothers,Fred (Nora and children; Onslow (Bessie and children) and sister Sadie Snook and children . Very special friend Carrie,her daughters and their children as well as so many other close friends that are too many to mention for fear of missing one but they know who they are.

Remember Me
Don’t remember me with sadness,
Don’t remember me with tears,
Remember all the laughter,
We’ve shared throughout the years.

Now I am contented,
That my life it was worthwhile,
Knowing that I passed along the way,
I made somebody smile.

When you are walking down the street,
And you’ve got me on your mind,
I’m walking in your footsteps,
I am only half a step behind.

So please don’t be unhappy,
Just because I’m out of sight,
Remember that I’m with you,
Each morning, noon and night.

Memorial service will take place in 2018 in his home province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

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NYCHOLAT: Margaret Victoria of Sylvan Lake

Posted by on December 30, 2017

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Nycholat, Margaret Victoria, (1942-2017, Age 75).
It is with sadness that we announce the passing of our dearly loved mother, grandmother, sister and aunt on December 24th 2017 at the Red Deer Regional Hospital.

Marge was born at the family farm near Rose Valley, SK on April 24th, 1942. Predeceased by her parents, Jim and Molly Nycholat and brother Doug Nycholat. Marge will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by her sister Marie (Leo) Leonard, brother Don (Carol) Nycholat, daughter Bridgette Duniece, grandchildren Trinity and Draeden, son Den (Cindy) Girard and grandchildren Emily and Kamryn, along with many other relatives and friends. A special thank you to the staff at Bethany Sylvan Lake, who helped Marge enjoy daily living and activities over the past 3 years.

All who knew and loved Marge are invited to a Catholic Funeral Mass to be held in her name on Friday, January 5th, 2018 at 1:00pm with Pastor Father Les Drewicki at Our Lady of the Assumption Parish, 5033-47A Avenue, Sylvan Lake, AB.

She brought sunshine and happiness to all who knew her and a small reception with refreshments will follow mass at the church gathering area for family and friends to remember Marge.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in memory of Marge to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. http://www.heartandstroke.ca/get-involved/donate

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Filed Under: Alberta, Red Deer

BROWN: Donald Charles of North Delta

Posted by on December 15, 2017

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DONALD CHARLES BROWN
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of a wonderful Husband, Father, Grandfather and Friend; Donald Charles Brown. He slipped away peacefully at the Irene Thomas Hospice on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 in a room filled with love surrounded by close family and friends, finally to rest.
Don is survived by his greatest love in life, his best friend and wife of 49 years, Susan (nee) Tillett. Inseparable. Together Don and Sue would build a house into a home and fill it with fond memories shared with their children and grandchildren. Always staying true to the vows they spoke on their wedding day, for richer or poorer, in sickness and in health, forever and ever…
Don is pre-deceased by his mother, Blanche (nee) Harris, survived by his three children, Tammy, Jason (Teresa), Christopher (Jennifer), his five grandchildren; Austin, Taebyn, Andrew, Braeden, Aleks, his father Cliff, stepmother Jean and sisters Bonnie and Donna (Bill).
Don loved great music, gatherings with family and time away to relax in Birch Bay. Together with Sue they also shared many wonderful memories in Bucerias, Mexico with longtime friends Ellen and Wayne Bortolussi. His one great passion in life was cars. A life-long collector and admirer, Don was a proud and active member of the Early Ford V8 club. It was the great friendships he forged here over the course of his retirement that would inspire him to finish restoring his 34’ Ford Coupe. With special thanks to the Early Ford V8 Club and dedication of Cliff Haller, that dream will soon become reality.
The absence of his warmth, his kind smile and infectious laugh has already left a tremendous void in our lives. Please join us to celebrate Don’s life on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Ocean View Funeral Home at 4000 Imperial Street, Burnaby. A reception will follow the service at the family home in North Delta.
The family would like to extend a special thank-you to Dr. Lyly Lee of the Surrey Cancer Agency and the very special staff and volunteers at the Irene Thomas Hospice. In lieu of flowers please consider making a donation to the Irene Thomas Hospice in Ladner. The care and compassion they showed will not be forgotten.

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Filed Under: Vancouver

WILCOX: H. Fay Leroy of St. Stephen, New Brunswick Formerly of Oshawa, Ontario

Posted by on December 15, 2017

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The passing of Hiram “Fay” Leroy Wilcox, husband of Mary (Gowan) Wilcox of St. Stephen NB occurred on December 5, 2017 at the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen NB.

Born in Digdeguash NB on May 22, 1929, he was a son of the late Hiram Sr. and Nellie (Cooke) Wilcox. A loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother, in addition to his wife, Mary, he is survived by two sons: Daniel (Shirley) Wilcox of Lindsay ON and Dwayne (Tamara) Wilcox of Oshawa ON; one daughter: Kimberley Wilcox of Oshawa ON; grandchildren: Ashley, Noelle, Joshua, Clinton and Travis; great-grandchildren: Riley and Ethan; one brother: Carson (Bert) Cooke of St. George NB; one sister: Isabelle (Bill) Mauser of Mississauga ON; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Besides his parents, Fay was predeceased by one daughter in infancy: Ardith Gail; and brothers: Vance Wilcox and Clark Wilcox.

Prior to retirement, Fay worked for the Oshawa Car Assembly Plant in Oshawa ON. He was a man of simple pleasures who enjoyed making quilts and spending time at the cottage. He will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by his family.

Arrangements in the care of the St. George Funeral Home (755-3533) 26 Portage Street, St. George NB. Resting at the funeral home with visiting on Thursday from 7-9 pm and on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The Funeral Service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Saturday at 2:00 pm with Rev. Mary Ann Langmaid officiating, followed by the interment at the St. George Rural Cemetery. In Fay’s memory, donations to a charity of the donor’s choice would be greatly appreciated by the family. Online condolences and donations may be placed at www.stgeorgefh.ca

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Filed Under: Cobourg, Peterborough, Toronto

CASTLEDINE: Isabell Marjorie of Creemore Formerly of Toronto

Posted by on December 15, 2017

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Isabell Marjorie Castledine passed away peacefully, at Collingwood Marine Hospital, surrounded by her loved ones on Friday, December 8, 2017, at the age of 63. Isabell was born in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia on May 18, 1954. Beloved daughter of Marjorie Owen, and the late Horace Owen.

Dearly loved wife of John Castledine who will miss his “sweet Dizzy Izzy”.
She will be missed for her outgoing personality, loving nature and her many shenanigans.

Much loved mother of Karen Sutor (Paul), Grant Castledine (Jeanette) and Angela Wilkinson (Brad). Stepmother to Barbara Castledine and the late Wendy Castledine.

Grandmother to Corey, Chris, Tyler, Caylin, the late Brandon, Dustin, Emma, Dale, Braden, Liam, Ty, Tia, Tiffanie and Chris. Great-Grandmother to Finnian and Carter.

She will be sadly missed by her brother and sisters in-law, Ruth Castledine, Wilma Campbell (Steve), James Castledine and the late Ada & Bill Castledine. Also, mourning her loss is her favourite brother-in-law Peter Campbell, along with her nieces and nephews Chad, Josie, David, and Melissa. Isabell will be missed by her many friends, whom she loved spending time with.

An honorable mention, to the people who gave her life, the late Monica McInnis and the late John (Jackie) Martin. She loved her large Martin family very much.

A celebration of life for Isabell will be held at the Steckley Gooderham Funeral Home, 201 Minet’s Point Rd., Barrie, ON on Saturday, December 16, 2017. Visitation is from 11:00 to 12:00 and the celebration of life service is from 12:00 to 1:00. Reception to follow.
Isabell was a down-to-earth person, casual attire is welcome. She would have wanted it that way.

We would like to thank Creedon Valley Care Community for their care, friendship and love!

In lieu of flower the family would appreciate donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation and Alzheimer’s Society.

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Filed Under: Barrie, Cape Breton, Sudbury, Toronto

POOK: Victoria of Agassiz

Posted by on December 15, 2017

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Victoria passed away peacefully in her sleep.
Will be missed by all who loved and respected her.

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Filed Under: Vancouver

NG: Michael of Vancouver

Posted by on December 15, 2017

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Ng, Michael October 29, 1961 – December 6, 2017

With tremendous sadness we announce the passing of Michael, a wonderful husband, father, son, brother, uncle and friend. Michael quietly passed away after a short strong battle with cancer at the age of 56.  He will be greatly missed by his loving wife Bev and daughters Stephanie and Sarah.
Michael is also survived by his mother Linda So Kam; sister Judy (Mathew); in-laws Bill & Jean; niece Madeline; nephews Tyler, Trevor & Austin; brother in-law Gerald, sister in-laws Sandra, Tracey (Bill) & Cindy as well as uncles, aunts, cousins and many life long friends.  He was predeceased by his father Wing Chow and his brother Gary. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Richard Chan and the nurses of Royal Columbian Hospital’s Neurological 4 North for their compassion and extended care.  Michael grew up in East Vancouver and graduated from Britannia Secondary. He married and raised his family, staying in the culturally rich east side of Vancouver.  After stint in the tourism industry he pursued a career in the home centre business. His first job was at Thunderbird and for the last 20 years at Home Depot.  All those who knew Michael shared his gregarious nature and though we mourn his passing, Michael would want us to celebrate his life. We invite you to celebrate his life with us by sharing stories, memories and to cheer for the Seahawks & Canucks. Glenhaven Memorial Chapel – 1835 E. Hastings, Vancouver, B.C. Viewing Monday December 18th, 2017 7:00-9:00PM – Service – Tuesday December 19, 2017 12:00PM Burial to follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park – 3789 Royal Oak Ave., Burnaby, B.C.  In lieu of flowers please donate to one of the charities below in memory of Michaels’s passions; his love of sports, children & reading. http://www.kidsportcanada.ca/ or http://www.raiseareader/
Celebration of Life Dinner – Come Along Seafood Restaurant 2550 Kingsway, Vancouver 4:00PM.

 

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Filed Under: Vancouver