MILLARD o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-08-03 published
PERRY, Verna Leanore (formerly BLAKE, ARSENEAULT, née FISH)
Peacefully, at the Grey Bruce Health Services in Wiarton, Monday evening August 1st, 2005. The former Verna FISH, of Wiarton, formerly of Windsor, in her 81st year. Beloved wife of Ray PERRY, and former wife of George BLAKE and the late Joseph ARSENEAULT. Loving mother of Richard BLAKE and his wife Sandra, Ronald BLAKE, Robert BLAKE and his wife Deborah, and Wesley BLAKE and his friend Denise, all of Windsor. Dear step-mother of Wilda GILBERT and her husband Blain, of Purple Valley, David PERRY and his wife Carolyn, of Owen Sound, Ron PERRY and his wife Pat, of Wiarton, Robert PERRY and his wife Jean, of Calgary, Gloria THOMAS and her husband Bob, Colleen THOMAS and her husband Mike, all of Wiarton, Ken PERRY and his wife Kim, of Owen Sound, Tim PERRY and his wife Cathy, of Brantford and Patty MILLARD and her husband Doug, of Calgary. Dear sister of Bernice CHADWICK, of Wiarton. Dear sister-in-law of Margaret FISH, of Windsor. Lovingly remembered by many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Predeceased by a daughter Kathleen DONISON and two brothers Stanley and Russel FISH, a sister Shirley CUTFORTH, and her daughter-in-law Sharon BLAKE. Friends may call at the Downs And son Funeral Home Hepworth, Wednesday from 2: 00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Funeral Service will be conducted from Gateway Haven Chapel, Wiarton, Thursday morning at 11: 00 a.m. with Reverend Jack FEARNALL officiating. Memorial contributions to Wiarton Hospital or Friends of Gateway Haven would be appreciated as your expression of sympathy. Royal Canadian Legion Branch 208 Wiarton, Ladies Auxiliary will hold a memorial service Wednesday evening at 7: 00 p.m. Messages of condolence for the family are welcome at www.downsandsonfuneralhome.com. A tree will be planted in the Memorial Forest of the Grey Sauble Conservation Foundation in memory of Verna by the Downs and son Funeral Home.
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MILLARD o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-01-08 published
POLZIN, Thelma May (née HEPWORTH)
Peacefully on Monday, January 3rd, 2005 at Grand River Hospital, Kitchener, Thelma May POLZIN (née HEPWORTH) in her 78th year. Beloved wife of Walter for 56 years. Mother to Harold (Jennifer) of Pembroke Pines, Florida, Adrienne (Wayne) MILLARD of Langley, British Columbia and Mary (Doug) MILTON of Drumbo, Ontario. Grandmother to Andrea, Brent, Katie, Jonathan, Laura and Thomas. Great grandmother to Miles and Sophia, and aunt and great aunt to many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her father Harold, mother Sybil and two brothers Eric and Douglas. Thelma loved her dear pets Dickens (deceased) and Dawson who will be a good companion for Dad. A mother of many names, Mom, Lady, Scout, Thelmer, Grammie, Grandma, Nana and Nana Cuckoo will be missed and remembered with love forever. A private memorial service in celebration of Thelma's life was held on Friday, January 7th, 2005. At Thelma's request cremation has taken place. The family requests for those who wish, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or the Kidney Foundation through the Smith-LeRoy Funeral Home, (519) 537-3611. “What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments but what is woven into the lives of others” - Pericles

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MILLARD o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-02-18 published
FICKLING, John
Suddenly at McCormick Home on Wednesday, February 16, 2005, John FICKLING was "Promoted to Glory" in his 81st year. Beloved husband of Shirley (YOUDE) FICKLING. Loving father of Sharron MILLARD (Mike) of Mississauga and Sheila FICKLING of Goderich. Predeceased by a son Danny FICKLING. Brother of Edna WINSLADE of Chatham. Loving grandfather of Lisa (Ron) SCOTT, and Andrea (Mike;) great "pappa" of Joshua, Emma and Noah. Dear brother in-law of Betty FAIRFUL and Edna and Jack YOUDE and several nieces and nephews.
John was the owner of Fickling Cartage and Storage London and World War 2 Veteran (Perth Regiment), long time member of the Salvation Army London Citadel, and a band member, member of the "Vimy" Legion. Friends will be received at the Logan Funeral Home, 371 Dundas Street, (between Waterloo and Colborne St.) on Saturday, February 19th, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at the London Citadel Salvation Army, 555 Springbank Dr., on Sunday February 20th, 2005 at 3 p.m. with Major Gary VENABLES officiating. Interment Mount Pleasant Cemetery on Monday February 21 at 10 a.m. Friends who wish may make memorial donations to the Salvation Army London Citadel Band or McCormick Home. Online condolences www.loganfh.ca A tree will be planted as a living memorial to John FICKLING.

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MILLARD o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-03-16 published
SMITH, Maurice Neil
Passed away at Williams Lake Hospital, British Columbia on March 13, 2005, Maurice Neil SMITH, age 79, formerly of Dresden. Beloved husband of the late Janet SMITH. Devoted father of Tracy (Mark) and Trevor (Tamara). Loving Grandpa to five grandchildren. son of the late John and Annie SMITH of Turnerville. Remembered by brother Homer SMITH (Sally) of Duncan, British Columbia and sisters Inez HAY of Victoria, British Columbia, Mary WILLIAMS (Ross) and Janet MILLARD (Dave) both of Chatham. Also loved by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by sister Rhea FAY and brothers Gordon, Donald, Archie and Martin. Cremation with Memorial Service at a later date.

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MILLARD o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-06-02 published
SHAW, Edith Evelyn (née MILLARD)
At Saint Thomas Elgin General Hospital on May 31, 2005, Edith Evelyn SHAW, of Aylmer, in her 84th year. Born in Malahide Township, she was the daughter of the late Martin and Ruby McCONNELL) MILLARD. Mrs. SHAW had lived in Aylmer for 20 years and prior to that resided at R.R.#1 Port Burwell. Beloved wife of the late Robert (Cy) SHAW (1980.) Dear mother of Marjorie and her husband Bob WOODWARD of Saint Thomas. Loved by her grandchildren Susan and her husband Dave WIENS of Campbell River, British Columbia and Stephen WOODWARD and his wife Michelle of Mississauga, great-grandmother of SHAWn. Aunt of Carolyn Cressell of London and Don Millard of Ottawa. Friends may call at the H.A. Kebbel Funeral Home, 119 Talbot Street East, Aylmer on Saturday, June 4, 2005, 10: 00-11:00 a.m. Funeral service will follow at 11: 00 a.m. with Reverend Norman JONES officiating. Interment of the cremated remains Aylmer Cemetery. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Diabetes Association would be appreciated.

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MILLARD o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-06-06 published
KEEPING, Connie Elizabeth (née REX)
Connie Elizabeth KEEPING (née REX) of Ingersoll was called to the heavens on Friday, June 3rd, 2005 at the age of 30. Dear mother of Tori and Braden KEEPING at home. Loved daughter of John REX of Woodstock and May BOOK (Don) of Ingersoll. Loved sister of Stephen REX (Cindy) of London. Loved granddaughter of Ruby MILLARD of Woodstock. Connie will be sadly missed by her many aunts and uncles, her nieces Jenna and Emma, nephew Jacob, and cousins. Predeceased by grandparents Alex MILLARD (1996,) Ted REX (1994) and Ellen REX (2000.) Treasured friend of Tammy and Rob JONES and Robin PURDY. A special thank you to all family and Friends for their support and love during this time. Friends may call at the R.D. Longworth Funeral Home, 845 Devonshire Ave., Woodstock, 539-0004, on Tuesday, June 7th, 2005 from 2: 30-4:30 and 7-9 p.m., where the funeral service will be held in the chapel on Wednesday, June 8th at 11: 00 a.m. with Rev. Heather WEAVER- OROSZ officiating. Interment in Oxford Memorial Park Cemetery. Contributions to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Online condolences at www.longworthfuneralhome.com.

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MILLARD o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-12-20 published
BROADBENT, Albert Stanley " Stan"
Of Saint Thomas, on Monday December 19th, 2005 at London Health Sciences Centre. Stan was in his 79th year. Dearly loved husband of Kathleen Marion (TAILOR/TAYLOR) BROADBENT. Loving father of Carol BEECHEY and her partner John MILLARD of Saint Thomas and Larry BROADBENT and his wife Sue of London. Stan was loved by his grandchildren Jennifer BEECHEY- PRICE and her husband Dean, Dana VAN HERTEN and her husband Greg, Stacey BROADBENT and Matthew BROADBENT. Great Grandchildren Liam PRICE and Jackson VAN HERTEN. Stan loved his brother Ray BROADBENT and sister-in-law Shirley and his brother-in-law and sister-in-law Don and Isabel TAILOR/TAYLOR. He will always be in the hearts of his nieces and nephews who loved having an "Uncle Stan". Stan was born in Saint Thomas on July 13th, 1927. He was the son of Albert and Nancy BROADBENT. He lived in Saint Thomas for most of his life. He left Saint Thomas to live in Pictou, Nova Scotia for 5 years where he worked in the shipyards building Corvettes for the navy. Pictou was always his second home. He returned many times. He owned Broadbent Heating Service. He loved his job and enjoyed being the man that brought warmth to families on cold wintry nights when their furnaces had broken down. Stan loved his family, town, trains, Pinafore Park, taking long drives with Kay, picnics, cars, sitting on his front porch and his grand-dogs. Stan loved to get together with his long-time Friends in the morning for coffee. His family would like to thank them for their care and support to both Kay and Stan. He was brave during his illness and still was able to smile and enjoy the company of his wife, family and Friends. The family will receive Friends at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin Street, Saint Thomas on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. A public Memorial Service to celebrate Stan's life will be held at the funeral home on Thursday at 11: 00 a.m. Cremation has taken place. Remembrances may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Kidney Foundation.

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MILLARD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-10-29 published
CRUICKSHANK, Eileen M.
Peacefully after a brief illness at home in Orillia on Thursday, October 27, 2005 with her family by her side. Eileen, beloved wife of the late Clifford. Loving mother of Linda and her husband Ken WILLIAMS, Sandra and her husband John JOHNSTONE, Brad and his wife Lisa, Scott and his spouse Lisa MILLARD and of the late Paul of Vancouver, British Columbia. She will be lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Lisa, Mark, Kent, Cameron, Greg and Connor. Dear sister of Bud MALLINDINE, Bill MALLINDINE, Helen McDOUGALL and the late Jim MALLINDINE. Dear friend of Gerry MOODY. Family and Friends will be received at the Ward Funeral Home, 2035 Weston Rd., Weston (416-241-4618) on Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A service to celebrate and remember Eileen will be held in the Ward Chapel on Monday, October 31, 2005 at 1: 00 p.m. Interment Riverside Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to eileen.cruickshank@wardfh.com

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MILLARD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-26 published
MILLARD, Shirley
Passed away on February 18, 2005. Survived by her sister Doreen, many relatives and Friends. At Shirley's request, no service was held. A Memorial Service to be held at a later date.

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MILLARD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-03-11 published
ELLIOT/ELLIOTT, Margaret Caron (née GREENE)
November 28, 1913, Tuesday, March 8, 2005. Peacefully at Chester Village Nursing Home. Gone to join her favourite son-in-law Kenneth MILLARD (Wednesday, November 20, 2002.) Beloved mother of Monica MILLARD, Helen CARON, Robert CARON, Alfred CARON (Colleen). Grandmother of Randy, and David MILLARD, James Jr., Perri, and Elizabeth ARNOLD, Margaret, and Roberta CARON, Beau, and Sharine CARON. Great-grandmother of Allyssa, Hayden, and Austin, James, Keltie, Alexis, Andrew, and Hunter, Philip, Matthew, and Trinity. Great-great-grandmother of Broyon. Cremation - Aftercare.

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MILLARD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-03-19 published
LOMAS, Irene Mary (October 12, 1925-March 16, 2005)
It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Irene Mary LOMAS in her 80th year after a courageous battle against cancer. Beloved wife of Russell LOMAS for 57 years. Cherished mother of Dana (Jo), Mark (Tina), Karen (Don). Devoted Granny to Amanda, Amy and Brian MacDONALD, Rowan and Alison LOMAS, Ryan and Taylor John LOMAS. Proud great-grandmother of Kori, Aaron James, Caleb and Chandler. Lovingly remembered by sisters Ethel LOMAS, Beryl JORDAN, Gladys THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON, brother Carmen SARGENT and by many nephews and nieces. Predeceased by sister Myrtle MILLARD. A memorial will be held for family and Friends. In lieu of flowers, please remember her through donations to the Regional Cancer Centre at The Royal Victoria Hospital of Barrie 705-739-5600 or to a charity of your choice. Her generosity of spirit and compassion will remain in the hearts of everyone she touched.

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MILLARD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-16 published
NIEWERTH, Hans
Suddenly at his home in Nanaimo, British Columbia, after a long and valiant battle with cancer. Hans passed into rest on April 11, 2005, in his 69th year. Sadly missed by his beloved wife Christine (née POWELL.) Father of Michael of Port Richie, Florida, Christiane (John MILLARD) of Vancouver, British Columbia, Anke (Tim JOHNSON) of Madison, Wisconsin. Dear brother-in-law of Barbara CHAMBERLAIN and cherished uncle of Anthony and Olivia. Proud grandfather of Chantelle, Jaimie, Jesse, Krystal, and Griffin. Fondly remembered by many family members, neighbours, Friends and business associates. Hans will be cremated and a private family memorial is planned for early summer.

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MILLARD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-10-28 published
CRUICKSHANK, Eileen M.
Peacefully, after a brief illness, at home in Orillia, on Thursday, October 27, 2005, with her family by her side. Eileen, beloved wife of the late Clifford. Loving mother of Linda and her husband Ken WILLIAMS, Sandra and her husband John JOHNSTONE, Brad and his wife Lisa, Scott and his spouse Lisa MILLARD, and of the late Paul of Vancouver, British Columbia. She will be lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Lisa, Mark, Kent, Cameron, Greg, and Connor. Dear sister of Bud MALLINDINE, Bill MALLINDINE, Helen McDOUGALL, and the late Jim MALLINDINE. Dear friend of Gerry MOODY. Family and Friends may call at the Ward Funeral Home, 2035 Weston Rd. (north of Lawrence Ave.), Weston, on Sunday, October 30th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Service to celebrate and remember Eileen will be held in the Ward Chapel on Monday, October 31, 2005 at 1 p.m. Interment Riverside Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to eileen.cruickshank@wardfh.com

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MILLARD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-11-20 published
GOURLEY, Norman Thomas
Retired Training Captain for the City of York Fire Department after 33 years of service and Past President of the Woodbridge Legion Branch No. 414. Peacefully, at Baycrest Hospital, Toronto on Friday, November 18, 2005, in his 71st year. Beloved husband of Gael, his wife of 47 years. Beloved father of Stuart and Jennifer, and father-in-law of Pauline and John MILLARD. Devoted Poppa of Trevor and Mitchell GOURLEY. Will be dearly missed by his beloved "grand-doggers" Chloe and Jasmine. Deeply missed by his sister, Evelyn GREENWOOD, all his extended family and circle of Friends. Predeceased by his brother James. In lieu of a viewing and funeral service, and in accordance with Norm's wishes, a celebration of his life will be held at the Woodbridge Legion Branch No. 414, 60 Legion Court Road (Hwy. 7, south of Islington) Woodbridge on Saturday, November 26 at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Toronto Humane Society would be greatly appreciated by the family. "What A Wonderful World" Arrangements entrusted to The Simple Alternative Funeral Centre-Mississauga, 905-602-1580.

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MILLBAND o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-23 published
HARDING, Bessie, R.N.
Lovingly surrounded on Saturday April 16, 2005 at Markham Stouffville Hospital at the age of 91. Predeceased by her husband Thomas. Beloved mother of Linda and her husband David MILLBAND. Cherished "Granny" to Gavin (Mindy) of Melbourne, Florida, Fraser, Cameron and Thomas. A heartfelt thank you to the Palliative Care staff at Markham Stouffville Hospital. A private family celebration was held at the R.S. Kane Funeral Home. Interment Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Condolences www.rskane.ca

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MILLBAND o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-12 published
RATHKE, Margaret (formerly MILLBAND)
Passed away peacefully on Saturday December 3, 2005 at The Woodhaven Long Term Care Facility, at the age of 85. Predeceased by her loving husbands Herbert and Helmut. Dear mother of David (Linda) MILLBAND, Heather (Lyle) HAWKE, Tim (Debbie) MILLBAND, Sonja RATHKE (Jim,) Rolf and Doris RATHKE. Cherished Omi and Grandma to Lee and Samantha HAWKE, Gavin (Mindy), Fraser, Cameron and Thomas MILLBAND, and Kylie MILLBAND, and Great Omi to Hayden. Margaret is predeceased by her sisters Rosemary and Eileen. Margaret immigrated to Canada in January of 1945 as a war bride. Until his death at the age of 50, on July 23, 1963, husband, Herbert was an electrical engineer with Nicolas Foder and Associates. His achievements extended throughout North America and even into Brazil. Seven years later, Margaret married Helmut RATHKE, a carpenter by trade and later on, a general contractor. After 29 years of marriage, Helmut succumbed to cancer in June of 1999. The family would like to extend a special thank you to the caring staff at The Wood Haven Long Term Care Facility. A private family service to celebrate Margaret's life was held. Condolences www.rskane.ca.

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MILLEMAN o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-04-01 published
BOGGITT, Pat " Ada" (née RUSHBY)
In quiet dignity and grace, surrounded by family, Pat left to join her husband John on Wednesday, March 30, 2005, at the age of 87. She was predeceased by her husband John, parents William and Florrie RUSHBY, step-father Robert McKILLIGAN, sisters Mary MEADOWS and Irene BARGER and brother Fred. She will be forever missed and her memories will be cherished by her children Linda (Woody) MILLEMAN of Escondido, California; Howard (Pat) of Iona Gail (Chris) HANKINSON of Dorchester; her grandchildren; Lisa (Jim) ROBERTS of Saint Thomas, Laura (Les) HALSELL of Sulphur, Oklahoma, greatgrandchildren; Jennifer and Matthew ROBERTS and Sydney and Ashley HALSELL as well as nieces and nephews in both Canada and England.
Pat was born and raised in Leeds. In 1937 she married John. Their 63 years of married life took them to many places including Winnipeg, Toronto, Los Angeles, back to Leeds and finally to London, Ontario. Pat loved to dance, travel, play scrabble, do crossword puzzles, cruise the Internet, her Friends, and most of all her family and above all the Lord. Funeral service will be Saturday, April 2, 2005 at 1: 30 p.m. at The Church of Redeemer, Grosvenor and Adelaide Streets, London. In lieu of flowers, donations to a charity of choice would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to Memorial Funeral Home, 452-3770.

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MILLEN o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-10-11 published
HUNTER, Maurice Glen
Peacefully with family by his side on Monday, October 10, 2005 at University Hospital, London, Maurice Glen HUNTER of Lucan, formerly of Dorchester in his 85th year. Predeceased by his wife Mabel (HAMMOND) HUNTER (1994.) Beloved father of James of St. Marys, Betty JONES (& Barry) of Amberley, Janet PAYNE (& Frank) of Dorchester, Shirley HATCH (& Paul) of Minesing, Tom (& Susan) of Thamesford, Robert (& Linda) and George (& Dian) all of Belmont, Brian (& Barb) of Ingersoll and Paul (& Barb) of Dorchester. Loving grandfather of 27 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Leslie (& Jean) of Thamesford and Marion LANGDOWN of London and predeceased by his sister Muriel MILLEN and his brother Fred. Sadly missed by several nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the Bieman Funeral Home, Dorchester on Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, October 13, 2005 at 2: 00 p.m. at St. Peters Anglican Church, Dorchester with Reverend Andrea McINTYRE officiating. Interment at Dorchester Union Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial donations to St. Peter's Anglican Church or a charity of your choice gratefully acknowledged. A Legion Service under the auspices of Donnybrook Legion Branch 513 will be held on Wednesday evening at 7 p.m.

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MILLEN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-12-05 published
DOUGLAS/DOUGLASS, Phyllis Mary Marguerite (née MILLEN)
In her 85th year, peacefully and in the company of her family at Sunnybrook. Dearly beloved wife for 63 years of Ian DOUGLAS/DOUGLASS, Q.C., mother of Ian DOUGLAS/DOUGLASS, Diana DOUGLAS and Jane Douglas OLIVER and Nanna to Loris ADAMSON and Alexandra DOUGLAS/DOUGLASS, Bill, Jake and Ted JENNINGS and Andrew, Amy and Kate OLIVER. Loving daughter of the late Col. Lionel and Mary MILLEN. Graduate of Strathallan ('38), Branksome Hall ('39) and McGill ('42). Scholar, faithful Anglican, active worker over many years in her many communities, horticulturist and golfer. A lady, of great resolution and fortitude. Service at Grace Church on-the-Hill, Toronto, 2: 00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 7, 2005, followed by private interment in the family plot in Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials to the "Phyllis Douglas Garden", Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Road, Toronto M4V 1X4 would be very much appreciated. Her family thanks the Emergency, Internal Medicine and Critical Care Unit teams at Sunnybrook for their compassion and care.

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MILLEN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-08-09 published
MILLEN, David Robert
Passed on peacefully at York Central Hospital on Sunday, August 7th, 2005 in his 86th year. Loving husband of Myrn, of 63 years. Cherished father of Jan and husband Doug and wonderful grandpa to Jeff, Megan and her husband Dann. Brother-in-law to Audrey PRATT and George BARRETT. Special uncle to several nieces and nephews. Friends may call at The Marshall Funeral Home, 10366 Yonge Street, Richmond Hill (4th traffic light north of Major Mackenzie Dr.) on Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. Funeral service in the chapel on Thursday at 3 p.m. Donations may be made to the Polycystic Kidney Research Society of Canada or York Central Hospital Longterm Care Unit.

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MILLEN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-10-24 published
HUTCHEON, Ronald
After suffering a sudden stroke, Ron was given a magnificent send off, surrounded by his loving family, on Saturday, October 22nd, 2005 at the Greater Niagara General Hospital, at 68 years of age. Beloved husband of Glo (née O'REILLY- MacDONALD.) Loving father of Rick, Michael (Richard,) Karen (Marc) LAROUCHE, Heather (George) HAMBROCK, Dawn (Steve) GRUNDY, David (Linda) MacDONALD and Johnny (Angela) MacDONALD. Cherished Poppy of Jennifer HUTCHEON, Sarah and Daniel SWICK, Noelle (Adam) KLASSEN, Devin MILLEN, Dayna and Emma HAMBROCK, Ashley, Tim and Montana SNELL, Stephanie, Chris and Mark GRUNDY, Nadine and Heather MacDONALD, Jim ATKINS, Cameron, Megan and Kali MacDONALD and great grand poppy to Ryder KLASSEN. Dear brother of Harry (Jean,) (AlJoan,) Manny (Ellie,) Bert (Glenda), Shirley (Ed) Gilroy and Bruce (Colleen). Brother-in-law of Ede. Predeceased by his brother Clarence. Ron will be lovingly remembered by many nieces, nephews, family, Friends and loyal companion Desi. Ron served with the Royal Canadian Air Force as a technical engineer. He was well respected during his years with CTV and Global prior to becoming an owner operator of Palette Productions in Toronto. Since his retirement he was an active member of St. Catharines Curling Club, Rolling Meadows Golf Club and The Grantham Optimist Club. Ron is resting at the George Darte Funeral Chapel, 585 Carlton Street, St. Catharines where a service to celebrate his life will be held on Wednesday at 11: 30 a.m. Cremation to follow. Visiting hours are Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Memorial remembrances to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family. On-Line Guest Book - www.dartefuneralhome.com

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MILLER o@ca.on.grey_county.artemesia.flesherton.the_flesherton_advance 2005-05-04 published
MARSHALL, John " Jack"
John "Jack" MARSHALL. Entered into rest in Centre Grey Hospital, Markdale on Wednesday, April 27, 2005 in his 61st year. Jack MARSHALL, beloved son of the late Gordon and Violet MARSHALL and dear brother of Muriel (Bob) MARSDEN of Brooks, Alberta, Dorothy DOLSON of Durham, Helen (Roger) MILLER of Innisfil, Marie FACHNIE (Kevin CURTIS) of Dundalk, Lynda MARSHALL (Mike HEINTZMAN) of Stayner and a brother-in-law John TRUDGEON of Dundalk. Predeceased by a brother Robert MARSHALL and a sister Ina TRUDGEON. Rested at the McMillan and Jack Funeral Home, Dundalk where visitation took place on Saturday. Service was held in the chapel on Saturday, April 30, 2005 at 1 p.m. Interment in Dundalk Cemetery. Donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated.

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MILLER o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-03-23 published
MACK, Lloyd George
Peacefully at Gateway Haven Nursing Home, Wiarton, on Tuesday, March 22nd, 2005. Lloyd MACK, of Wiarton, in his 87th year. Beloved husband of the late Orma (RIDDEL) MACK. Dear father of Betty HOLMES, of Maple Grove, Mary Helen MILLER and her husband, Bill, of Guelph and Wayne and his wife, Sherrie, of Bresslau. Cherished grandfather of Eddie, Jamie, Liz, Denise and Billy. Brother of Donald, of Rockwood and Jim (Janice), of Wiarton. Predeceased by one son-in-law, Jim HOLMES and one brother, Gordon. The family will receive Friends at the George Funeral Home, 430 Mary Street, Wiarton, on Thursday from 3: 00 to 5:00 p.m. A Memorial Service will be held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses, Hwy 6, Wiarton, on Saturday, March 26th at 2: 00 p.m. Spring interment, Oxenden Cemetery, Oxenden. Donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.georgefuneralhome.com
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MILLER o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-04-08 published
KENNEDY, Catherine Rena (née MILLER)
Passed away peacefully, April 6, 2005 at the Riverside Glen Care Nursing Home in Guelph. Formerly a long time resident of the Tara area. She was the daughter of James and Mary (DORNAN) MILLER of Allenford. Beloved wife of the late Rex KENNEDY of Tara. Predeceased by her son Howard of Tara and granddaughter Anne (KENNEDY) BELROSE, brothers Lloyd and Brock MILLER and sister Amy WILKINSON and Claire MILLER. Sadly missed by sons Keith (Helen) Waterloo, Jim (Sue) Guelph, daughters Maric (Fred) STRIDE, Guelph, Barbara (Ross) SMITH Lindsay and daughter-in-law Norma KENNEDY of Tara, 18 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren. Rena graduated from North Bay Normal school in 1925. She finished her teaching career in Tara in 1972. All family occasions were great joy. She loved to play the piano, travel, play bridge, do crossword puzzles, read, and watch her favorite hockey and baseball games on T.V.. She was for many years an active member of the Knox Presbyterian Church Tara. Friends may call at the Paul H. Eagleson Funeral Home in Tara on Sunday April 10, from 12: 30 to 2:00 p.m. A private Family Funeral service will be conducted in Chapel on Sunday at 2: 30 p.m. Interment in Hillcrest Cemetery, Tara. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Cancer Society would be appreciated as your expression of sympathy. Condolences may be expressed online at www.paulheaglesonfuneralhome.com
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MILLER o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-04-11 published
WILKINSON, Albert Walker
Peacefully at Central Place on Saturday, April 9, 2005. Albert WILKINSON of Kilsyth in his 88th year. Husband of the late Amy (née MILLER.) Dear father of Wayne and his wife Ann of Toronto, Steve and his wife Eduarda of Mississauga, Bill and Kathy of Etobicoke, Gary and his wife Florence of Owen Sound and Sharon and her husband Norman PETTIFER of Guelph. Sadly missed by 12 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild. Also survived by a sister Jean and her husband Jim JOHNSTON of Markdale and a sister-in-law Grace of Calgary. Predeceased by his parents John and Maud, 2 brothers Wilbert and Steve and a sister Rita. Friends are invited to the Tannahill Funeral Home (376-3710) for visiting on Monday evening from 7: 00 to 9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be conducted at Kilsyth United Church on Tuesday afternoon at 1 o'clock with Reverend Leslie SEARLES officiating. Interment, Hillcrest Cemetery, Tara. Memorial donations to Kilsyth United Church or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Messages of condolence are welcome at www.tannahill.com
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MILLER o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-04-12 published
ADAM/ADAMS, Thomas John " Tom"
Suddenly at his residence in Tobermory on Sunday, April 10, 2005. Tom ADAM/ADAMS of Tobermory in his 79th year. son of the late Pearl (SMITH) and Percy ADAM/ADAMS. Beloved husband of Bettie (GIBBONS) ADAM/ADAMS. Dear father of Judy ADAM/ADAMS and her partner Jim WORDLEY of Tobermory, Rodney and his wife Carol of Bradford and Layne and his wife Gail of Toronto. Much loved by many grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Brother of Edna MILLER of Wiarton Pat DURANCE of Tobermory; Marold (Clarence) BARTLEY of Dyers Bay; Lloyd (Vi) ADAM/ADAMS of Tobermory; Cleve (Jean) ADAM/ADAMS of Tobermory Bunny BURR and Don HALLAM of Tobermory; David ADAM/ADAMS of Sault Ste. Marie and Ray ADAM/ADAMS of Sarnia. Predeceased by one brother Sonny and one sister Kay McNAIR. The family will receive Friends at the Tobermory Community Centre 7420 Highway #6, Tobermory on Tuesday from 2: 00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.. The funeral service will be conducted at the Community Centre on Wednesday, April 13th at 1: 00 p.m. with Mr. A.J. V LEEDER officiating. Interment Dunk's Bay Cemetery, Tobermory. Donations to the Tobermory Health Clinic Auxiliary would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to the George Funeral Home, Wiarton. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.georgefuneralhome.com
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MILLER o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-06-03 published
JACKMAN, Ronald Wayne
At his residence on Wednesday, June 1st, 2005 in his 36th year, Ron JACKMAN, of Port Elgin. Husband of Sharon JACKMAN. Beloved son of Doug and Linda JACKMAN. Brother of Kevin and his wife Gina, of Stratford, Michael and his wife Tracy, of Kitchener, and Susan and her fiance Tracy WEISS, of Port Elgin. Uncle of Taralynn, Becca, Teena, Tyler, Dakota and Piper. He is predeceased by his grandparents, Percy and Eleanor JACKMAN, Clarence and Mabel MILLER and by his niece, Makena. Friends may call at the W. Kent Milroy Port Elgin Chapel, 510 Mill Street, Port Elgin (Town of Saugeen Shores) from 2: 00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. on Sunday. Funeral service will be conducted in the chapel on Monday at 11: 00 a.m. with the Reverend Gordon WILLIAMS officiating. Interment Sanctuary Park Cemetery. Memorial contributions to the Saugeen Memorial Hospital Foundation or the Addiction Research Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Portrait and memorial online at www.milroyfuneralhomes.com.
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MILLER o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-06-08 published
FARMER, Marion Adeline (YOUNG)
It is with sadness and love that we inform you of Marion's passing on Saturday, June 4th, 2005 at the Grey Bruce Regional Health Centre, Owen Sound in her 72nd year. Marion left this world surrounded by the love of her family and Friends. Deeply loved mother of her three children, Allen (Suzin ARKSEY) of Chillawack, British Columbia, Brian (Ellen LANG) of Desboro, and Heather (Wayne SALERNE) of Wiarton. Greatly missed by her 7 grandchildren, Jeremy, Ethan, Adam, Keegan, Richelle, Chantel and Justin. Dearly remembered by her siblings, Clarence YOUNG (Margaret) of Owen Sound, Clara (Gordon HINTHER) of Calgary, Alberta, and Marjorie SMITH of Hanover and her many nieces and nephews. Marion will be fondly remembered and loved by her friend and traveling companion Harry MEEKINS of Owen Sound. Predeceased by her twin sister Muriel (1937), her father Joseph YOUNG (1955,) her mother Mary BAKER (1975,) her brother Alex (1996,) her sister Gladys MILLER (2004,) also her brother-in-laws, Les SEIFFERT (1987,) Sam SMITH (2001,) Herb MILLER (2002,) her sister-in-law Helen YOUNG (1998,) and her former husband Bert FARMER (2002.) At Marion's request, following cremation, there will be a graveside service on Saturday, June 11th, 2005 at 11 a.m. in the Durham Cemetery for family and close Friends. Marion will be laid to rest and reunited in death with her twin sister Muriel and parents. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Grey Bruce Regional Health Centre or the Lung Association would be greatly appreciated by the family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the McCulloch-Watson Funeral Home, Durham.
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MILLER o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-08-12 published
GARNER, Mary Alice (née GALLANT)
Peacefully at the Wiarton Hospital, Wednesday, August 10th, 2005, due to complications of a stroke earlier this year. Alice was born March 2nd, 1916 on the Gaspe Peninsula. She was predeceased by four brothers and four sisters, grand_son Dean GARNER and her husband Hugh GARNER (1913-1979) who was a noted Canadian writer and recipient of the Governor General's Award for Fiction in 1963. Hugh's works included novels, short stories, screenplays, television plays, newspaper and magazine articles that were published world wide and some of his short stories are required reading in many high school courses. Alice is survived by her sisters Alma GALLANT of the Gaspe and Irene PARKER of Richmond Hill, daughter Barbara WONG of Wiarton, son Hugh GARNER Jr. of Brampton, companion of 22 years Art OUELLETTE of Campbellton, New Brunswick, grandchildren John GROVE, Lana GROVE, Carrie HURST, and Robbie GARNER and great-grandchildren Chance MILLER, Ashley HALLAHAN, Josh HALLAHAN and Dalton HURST. She will be sadly missed by many. Her remains have been cremated and will be scattered on the Gaspe next summer. The family is grateful to the staff at the Wiarton Hospital for their companionate care.
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MILLER o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-09-16 published
ELDER, Mervin Cecil James " Moe"
At the Grey Bruce Health Services in Owen Sound, on Wednesday, September 14th, 2005. Mervin Cecil James (Moe) ELDER, of Owen Sound, a retired Fire Captain with the Owen Sound Fire Department, passed away peacefully, one day before his 72nd birthday. Loving father of Penny CAMPBELL and her husband, John, of London, Terry ELDER and his wife, Debbie and Tim ELDER (Kim,) both of Carleton Place and Todd ELDER and his wife, Carrie, of Owen Sound. Proud grandfather of Jill HOPKINS and her husband, Shawn; Jodi and Brady CAMPBELL; Dillon ELDER; Lindsay, Matthew and Michael ELDER Lauchlin and Spencer ELDER; and very proud great-grandfather of Avery and Xavier HOPKINS. Moe will be sadly missed by his two sisters, Darlene TURNER and her husband, Harold and Jennifer HILL, both of Owen Sound. Predeceased by his parents, Cecil and Clare ELDER. Friends may call at the Brian E. Wood Funeral Home, 250 14th Street West, Owen Sound (376-7492), on Sunday from 2: 00 to 4: 00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. A Funeral Service for Mervin (Moe) ELDER will be held in the Funeral Home Chapel, on Monday, September 19th, 2005 at 1: 30 p.m., with Reverend Claire MILLER officiating. Interment in Hillcrest Cemetery, Tara. If so desired, the family would appreciate donations to the Grey Bruce Health Services, I.C.U. or the Royal Canadian Legion as your expression of sympathy.
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MILLER o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-10-11 published
MIDDLETON , Marie Helen (née MILLER)
Peacefully at the Grey Bruce Health Services in Owen Sound on Monday, October 10th, 2005, in her 86th year. Marie Helen MIDDLETON (née MILLER.) The beloved wife of the late Rosswell Stanley MIDDLETON . Loving mother of Donna and her husband, Don SMITH, Sue Ann and her husband, Ordane MORRIS, Ardell and her husband William BODDY, Keith MIDDLETON and his wife, Sheilla, Patricia and her husband, Dermott SWEENEY and Valerie and her husband, Brad THOMPSETT. Loving grandmother of twenty-one grandchildren, forty-two great-grandchildren and ten great-great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Pat (Mrs. Joe SULLIVAN.) Sister-in-law of Marjorie (Mrs. Stanley SEWELL.) Specially remembered by Dorothy MILLER. Lovingly remembered by her nieces and nephews. Predeceased by a sister, Clarabelle and by two brothers, Willard and Kenneth. Friends may call at the Breckenridge-Ashcroft Funeral Home, on Wednesday from 2: 00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9: 00 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Saint Mary's Church on Thursday morning at 10: 00 a.m. Interment in Saint Mary's Cemetery. A Vigil service will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday evening at 8: 30 p.m. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to The Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation or to Saint Mary's Church Charities would be appreciated by the family.
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MILLER o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-10-28 published
SLOMKA- MOONIE, Margaret Mary (née MILLER)
Peacefully, at her home with her family by her side, on Wednesday, October 26th, 2005. Margaret Mary SLOMKA- MOONIE (née MILLER,) of R.R.#1, Wiarton, in her 89th year. Dearly beloved wife of the late Harvey SLOMKA and the late Robert MOONIE. Loving mother of Gail McRAE and her husband, Frank, of Owen Sound; Ron SLOMKA, of Bass Lake; Bill SLOMKA, of Lakefield. Dear step-mother of Betti DUFF, of California. Proud grandmother of Mike (Linda) FYVIE, Dan (Arliss) FYVIE, Maureen FORBES, Pat FORBES, Debbie (Tom) ELLIS, Cheryl ELLIS, Allen (Wendy) SLOMKA. Loving great-grandmother of fourteen great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Margaret was predeceased by her parents, Ed and Ida RHAMEY and her two borthers, Albert MILLER and Frank MILLER. She will be sadly missed by several nieces and nephews. Friends may call the Brian E. Wood Funeral Home, 250-14th Street West, Owen Sound (376-7492) on Friday from 2: 00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. A Funeral Service for Margaret SLOMKA- MOONIE will be held in the Funeral Home Chapel on Saturday, October 29th, 2005 at 2: 00 p.m. with Major Dale PILGRAM officiating. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery. If so desired, the family would appreciate donations to the Grey Bruce Health Services (Owen Sound or Wiarton) as your expression of sympathy.
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MILLER o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-11-16 published
MacKAY, Gordon Stewart
Founder and President, MacKay Associates, Toronto, 1974-1997. At the Grey Bruce Health Services on Sunday, November 13th, 2005, at the age of 77 years, Gordon MacKAY of Southampton and formerly of Bolton, be loved husband of S. Joan MacKAY (née WELLS,) father of Brian and his wife Debbie of Toronto, Judy and her husband Ian BROWN of Orangeville, Glen of Costa Rica, and Pam and her husband J-C DUBOSQ of Cookstown. Grandpa to Neil and Heather BROWN, and Chantelle and Natalie DUBOSQ. Gordon is predeceased by his brothers Jim McKAYE and Donald McKAY, and by his sisters Margaret PLUMB and Jean BURTON. Surviving also are two sisters-in-law Lorraine McKAYE, and Thelma McKAY. Friends may call at the W. Kent Milroy Port Elgin Chapel. 510 Mill Street, Port Elgin (Town of Saugeen Shores) from 2: 00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 17th. Funeral service will be conducted in Saint John's Anglican Church, corner of Mill and Stafford Sts., Port Elgin, on Friday morning at 11: 00 a.m., with the Reverend Claire MILLER officiating. Interment Sanctuary Park Cemetery. Memorial contributions to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Portrait and memorial online at www.milroyfuneralhomes.com.

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MILLER o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-11-19 published
FLOWERDAY, Grace
At the Southampton Care Centre on Friday, November 18th, 2005, in her 88th year, the former Grace FLOWERDAY of Southampton, formerly of Cornerbrook, Newfoundland, and Owen Sound. Wife of the late Richard William (Dick) FLOWERDAY. Loved mother of Barb and her husband Doug SHULAR of Southampton, and Marg and her husband Don SLATER of Port Elgin. Grandmother of Jennifer and her husband Howie WAINMAN, Paul SHULAR and his wife Tanya, and Jonathan and Kyle SLATER. Great-grandmother of Jamie and Mitchell WAINMAN, and Austin, Kelsey and Darin SHULAR. Sister of Minto MAXWELL and his wife Mabel, Roy MAXWELL and his wife Val, all of Cornerbrook, Newfoundland, and Mabel CAMPBELL of Southampton. She is also survived by her many nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by three brothers and two sisters. She will also be missed by her Friends, Mary, Pat and Helen. Friends may call at the W. Kent Milroy Port Elgin Chapel, 510 Mill Street, Port Elgin (Town of Saugeen Shores) from 2: 00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 20th. Funeral service will be conducted in the chapel on Monday at 11: 00 a.m. with the Reverend Claire MILLER officiating. Interment Southampton Cemetery. Memorial contributions to the Alzheimer Society, the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, or the Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Portrait and memorial online at www.milroyfuneralhomes.com.

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MILLER o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-11-22 published
WILKINS, Eleanor Hilda (née ALDERTON)
Peacefully at Kelso Pines Retirement Lodge, in Owen Sound on Monday, November 21st, 2005. In her 91st year, Eleanor Hilda WILKINS (née ALDERTON) the beloved wife of the late (Frank) Stephen Francis WILKINS. Loving mother of Bruce WILKINS and his wife Donelda, Nancy and her husband Paul VERMILLYEA and Katherine and her husband Gino FRANCESCHINI. Loving grandmother of Steve WILKINS and his wife Kaylene, Jeff WILKINS and his wife Kelly, Heather and her husband Kirk MILLER, Michael GURR and his wife Tania, Sean VERMILLYEA and his wife Kendra and Todd VERMILLYEA and his wife Tricia. Special great-grandmother of eleven great-grandchildren, two step-great-grandchildren, and one step-great-great-grandchild. Predeceased by her son Grant, her sisters Lillian, Jean and Elizabeth and by her brothers Bruce and Harry. Eleanor was a member of the 'Singing Moms'. Friends may call at the Breckenridge-Ashcroft Funeral Home on Tuesday evening from 7: 00 to 9:00 p.m. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday morning at 11: 00 a.m. Reverend David SHEARMAN officiating. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

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MILLER o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-12-15 published
BEAMER, Margaret Elizabeth
On Monday, December 12th, 2005 at the St. Catharines General Hospital, Margaret Elizabeth Watson BEAMER wife of the late C. Bruce BEAMER. Beloved mother of Wayne BEAMER and Bryan (Marion) BEAMER. Dear grandmother of Bruce (Leslie BEAMER, Christine (Neil) McGREGOR, Rob (Caroline) BEAMER, Dana (Craig) MILLER and Jeffrey (Amy) BEAMER. Great-grandmother of Jack Cameron MILLER, Annika Leigh MILLER, Colin Alexander McGREGOR and Erik Robert Bruce BEAMER. Sister of Dorothy MARSH. Sister-in-law of Ruby WATSON and Gladys BEAMER. The family will receive Friends at St. Andrews United Church from 11: 00 a.m. until the service time at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, December 16th, 2005. In memoriam contributions to the National Mission and Service Fund of the United Church of Canada would be appreciated. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the funeral chapel of Hetherington and Deans.
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MILLER o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-12-16 published
ELDER, Mervyn " Moe"
The Elder family would like to thank the many people who showed their love and support during the time of the death of our Dad, Moe (Mervyn). Thanks to Dr. NEWTON, Ann PAGE and the Intensive Care Unit staff for you care and compassion towards Dad, your kindness will always be remembered. To Brian E. WOOD and his staff for your care and guidance. You truly took care of us and we appreciate all that you did. To Reverend Claire MILLER for your kind words and support. A heartfelt thanks to the Pallbearers, Gord WOODS, Bill MILLMAN, Chief Ed NOWAK and the entire Owen Sound Firefighters. Dad would have been so proud -- your presence and support allowed us to personalize Dad's funeral with a profession that he loved. Thank you to the Legion Ladies for a lovely luncheon and reception. And finally to the many co-workers, Friends and family who offered kind words, encouragement and support, prayers, cards, flowers, donations and contributed food -- Thank you. We were truly overwhelmed and grateful for the love and support we received.
With our deepest thanks, Penny, Terry, Tim and Todd ELDER and families.
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MILLER o@ca.on.kent_county.wallaceburg.wallaceburg_courier_press 2005-03-02 published
WEEKS, Lorna A.
Lorna A. WEEKS a resident of Armada, Michigan, passed away February 23, 2005 at Wm. Beaumont Hospital in Troy, Michigan. Lorna was born January 29, 1947 in Ontario, Canada. She is survived by her husband Thomas I. WEEKS, her children Jimmie MILLER of Portland, Michigan, Lana (Kevin) STAWEZKI of Macomb, Michigan and Lorne LOULAS of Oakland County, Michigan, and 6 grandchildren. She is also survived by her brothers and sisters Ernest ISAAC, Della HILL, Helen WALINSKE, Virgil ISAAC and Howard ISAAC. She is predeceased by sister Myrna ISAAC and Ronald ISAAC. The family received Friends at the Wm. Sullivan and son Funeral Home, 8459 Hall Road, (3 Blks. East of Van Dyke), Utica, Michigan on Saturday 4-8 p.m. and Sunday 2-8 p.m. Funeral Service was held Monday, February 28, 2005 at 1: 30 p.m. with Reverend Jerome Nachlik, officiating. Burial in Christian Memorial Cultural Center, Rochester Hills, Michigan. Memorial Contributions to the American Diabetes Association or Wm. Beaumont Oncology Department would be appreciated by the family. Condolences for the family may be addresssed to: www.sullivanfuneraldirectors.com

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MILLER o@ca.on.kent_county.wallaceburg.wallaceburg_courier_press 2005-03-23 published
McLELLAN, Donald Wayne
Donald Wayne McLELLAN a resident of Copper Terrace in Chatham, formerly of Port Lambton passed away on Saturday, March 19, 2005 in his 84th year. Don had farmed on Ward Line for most of his life. He is the son of the late Ellen (WHALE) and William D. McLELLAN. Brother of the late Norman, Ray, Gordon, Lloyd, Wesley and John McLELLAN, Bessie COYKENDAL, Eve LENTHAL, Ila MILLER, Ruth MASEFIELD and infant Jennie. Dear godfather and great uncle of Nicole (TROTECHAUD) Church and her husband John of Port Lambton. Loved uncle of Marilyn TROTECHAUD, Ruth Anne MURRAY, Carol URQUHART, George MILLER, Stephen and Craig MacLELLAN and Forbes and Doug McLELLAN. Friends may call at the Haycock-Cavanagh Funeral Home, 409 Nelson Street in Wallaceburg from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday. The funeral service will be conducted by Reverend Bob WHALLS on Wednesday, March 23, 2005 in the chapel at 2 p.m. The interment will follow at McDonald Cemetery in Port Lambton. If desired, remembrances to Copper Terrace Memorial Gardens or the Alzheimer's Society may be left at the funeral home. 519-627-3231.

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MILLER o@ca.on.kent_county.wallaceburg.wallaceburg_courier_press 2005-04-06 published
INGLES, Rita Marie (née JOHNSTON)
The funeral for Rita Marie (JOHNSTON) INGLES, age 65, of Courtright, has taken place on Thursday, March 31, 2005 from St. Charles Catholic Church, Courtright. Reverend Paul MILNE officiating. Pallbearers were George HENRY, Allan LITTLE, Joe HENRY, David TOMS, Mike SMITH and David MURPHY. Interment at St. Joseph's Cemetery, Corunna. Rita passed away on Monday, March 28, 2005 at L.H.S. Victoria Hospital, South Street, London, with her family by her side. Beloved wife of the late Robert Nealon INGLES (1992.) Loving mother of Richard (Sheri) INGLES, Robert (Lisa) INGLES all of Courtright Mary "Ollie" (Mark) HARDY, Wilkesport; Edna (Terry) MILLER, Sombra. Dear Grandmother of David, Cody, Jessica, Samantha, Amanda, Mathew, Owen, Nathan and Megan. Survived by brothers and sisters David (Mary Ann) JOHNSTON, Wilma (Wilbur) HENRY, Charles (Pat) JOHNSTON, Norma (Don) Smith, Melba (John) Murphy, and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by brother Malcolm JOHNSTON (1984,) parents Francis and Frances (MORAN) JOHNSTON. Steadman Brothers Visitation Centre, 233 Cameron Street, Corunna entrusted with arrangements. Steadman Brothers 519-864-1193.

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MILLER o@ca.on.kent_county.wallaceburg.wallaceburg_courier_press 2005-04-06 published
McGUIRE, J. Allen
Mr. J. Allen McGUIRE a life long resident of Wallaceburg passed away on Saturday, March 26, 2005, at the Chatham Kent Health Alliance "Sydenham Campus", in Wallaceburg at the age of 79. He was born in Wallaceburg and was a son of the late William and Esther (CLARK) McGUIRE. Al served his country in the Royal Canadian Navy, serving on the H.M.C.S. Penetang. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #18 in Wallaceburg. He served as a police officer in Wallaceburg for many years. Beloved husband of the late Irene McGUIRE (2000.) Dear father and father-in-law of Linda and Robert COUNTRYMAN of Wilkesport. Gerald and Laura McGUIRE of Manitoba, Pat and Mary Lou McGUIRE and Mike and Suzette McGUIRE all of Wallaceburg. Sadly missed by his grandchildren Teresa and Kevin COLEMAN, Pauline, Sherry, Joseph, Allen, Mike Jr., and Lukas McGUIRE, Janet BEATTIE and Kip and Adam JOHNSON. Great grandfather of Kyle and Megan COLEMAN. Kind brother of Frances and Jack CLINGERSMITH of Chatham. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. The late Allen McGUIRE rested at the Eric F. Nicholls Funeral Home, 639 Elgin Street in Wallaceburg, until Wednesday, March 30, 2005 when the funeral service was held in the chapel of the funeral home at 10: 30 a.m. with Reverend Jim MILLER, Officiating. Pall Bearers were Kevin COLEMAN, Teresa COLEMAN, Joe McGUIRE, Allen McGUIRE, Robert COUNTRYMAN, Guy CELOTTO and Jim SCHAFFER. Flower Bearers were Suzette McGUIRE, Mary Lou McGUIRE and Laura McGUIRE. Interment has taken place in Riverview Cemetery, Wallaceburg. A Legion Memorial Service was held Tuesday, March 29, 2005 at 3 p.m. from the funeral home. As an expression of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Diabetes Association may be left at the funeral home As a living memorial a tree will be planted in Nicholls Memorial Forest in memory of J. Allen McGUIRE.

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MILLER o@ca.on.kent_county.wallaceburg.wallaceburg_courier_press 2005-05-04 published
MILLER, Pat
Mr. Pat MILLER of Chatham formerly of Wallaceburg and Thamesville passed away on Saturday, April 30, 2005 at Public General Campus in Chatham at the age of 91 years. Pat was born in Saskatchewan, son of the late Edward and Catherine (CASEY) MILLER and was a veteran of World War 2 and was a member of the Knights of Columbus in Thamesville #7251. Husband of the late Tina (WOODS) MILLER. Predeceased by his sisters Johanna, Eva and Catherine and his brothers Thomas, Michael, William, John, Albert, James and Edward. Friends will be received at the Eric F. Nicholls Funeral Home, 639 Elgin Street, Wallaceburg, on Tuesday, May 3, 2005 from 7-9 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, May 4, 2005 from St. Paul's Church in Thamesville at 11 a.m. Prayers will be offered at the funeral home Tuesday at 8 p.m. Interment in St. Paul's Cemetery, Thamesville. Donations to St. Paul's Church may be left at the funeral home. As a living memorial a tree will be planted in Nicholls Memorial Forest in memory of Pat MILLER.

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MILLER o@ca.on.kent_county.wallaceburg.wallaceburg_courier_press 2005-05-11 published
CONWAY, Pattrick
Patrick (P.J.) CONWAY a resident of Wallaceburg passed away after a long and courageous battle with cancer on Tuesday, May 3, 2005 in his 56th year. Beloved wife and best friend of Carol (SUTHERLAND.) son of the late Hugh CONWAY (1982) and Christine CONWAY (1995.) Brother of Paul of London, Pamela and Tim DUNN of Horseshoe Valley and the late Peter (1969.) Son-in-law of the late Bruce SUTHERLAND (2002) and Josie SUTHERLAND (2002.) Brother-in-law of James and Sheryl MILLER of Waterloo, uncle of Meaghan, Afton, Jackson, Erin, Ian and Tobin. He will be missed by his canine companions, Sasha, Bandit, K.D. and Boots. P.J. was a past Charter Member of the Lions Club and a former Big Brother. He loved all sports, but his true passion was golf. He will be remembered for his good humor and positive attitude during his illness. Friends called at the Haycock-Cavanagh Funeral Home, 409 Nelson Street (at Elgin), in Wallaceburg from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Friday. The funeral service was conducted by Fr. Greg BONIN in the Chapel of the funeral home on Saturday, May 7, 2005 at 1 p.m. The pallbearers were Steve MILLS, Mike DENYS, Don MOORE, Ron WADE, Bob GILMOUR, Bob PAYNE and Ted WILMOTT. The interment followed at Riverview Cemetery. If desired, remembrances to the Chatham-Kent Big Sisters or the Victorian Order of Nurses - Nurses Education Fund may be left at the funeral home. 519-627-3231.

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MILLER o@ca.on.kent_county.wallaceburg.wallaceburg_courier_press 2005-06-15 published
BELANGER, Armintha " Minnie" (née KNIGHT)
Armintha "Minnie" BELANGER a life long resident of Wallaceburg passed away on Thursday, June 9, 2005 at the Chatham Kent Health Alliance "Sydenham Campus" in Wallaceburg, at the age of 81 years. She was born in Wallaceburg and was a daughter of the late James and Ethel (MILLER) KNIGHT. Beloved wife of the late Art BELANGER (1985.) Loving mother and mother-in-law of Carrol and Dale GILBERT of Wallaceburg, Brenda and Silvo BASIACO of Chatham and Larry BELANGER and Carolyn of Wallaceburg. Sadly missed by 8 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. Kind sister and sister-in-law of Sarah BURRIS, Donald and Irene KNIGHT, Nancy LABADIE, Art and Janet KNIGHT and Joyce ROUGOOR. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her sister Rose IRWIN, two brothers Norm KNIGHT and Clarence KNIGHT and a great grand_son Reid STERLING. The late Armintha "Minnie" BELANGER rested at the Eric F. Nicholls Funeral Home, 639 Elgin Street, Wallaceburg until Saturday, June 11, 2005, when the funeral service was celebrated in the chapel of the funeral home at 11 a.m. with Reverend Jim MILLER, officiating. Flower bearers were Alyda VAN DAMME and Sandra GREGUS. Pall bearers were Terry STERLING, Crystal MITCHELL, Mario BASIACO, Steven BASIACO, Paul BELANGER and Ryan BELANGER. Interment was in Riverview Cemetery, Wallaceburg. As an expression of sympathy donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation may be left at the funeral home. As a living memorial a tree will be planted in the Nicholls Memorial Forest in memory of Armintha "Minnie" BELANGER.

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MILLER o@ca.on.kent_county.wallaceburg.wallaceburg_courier_press 2005-06-29 published
CARROLL, Lawrence A.
Mr. Lawrence " Larry" A. CARROLL a resident of Kitchener passed away on Wednesday, June 22, 2005 at Grand River Hospital in Kitchener at the age of 62. He was born in Chatham and was a son of the late Alfred and Helen (TYHURST) CARROLL. Larry enjoyed bowling, movies and hockey games but, most of all, he cherished his grandchildren. Loving father and father-in-law of Kim and John McCABE of Brigden, Ken and Melissa CARROLL, Shawn and Maxine CARROLL and Jodi and Greg REINHART all of Kitchener. Dear grandfather of Melissa, Amanda, Mathew, Cassandra and Brian. Great grandfather of Olivia. Kind brother and brother-in-law of Gord and Yvonne CARROLL of Port Lambton and Jim and Shirley CARROLL of Florida. Sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. The late Larry CARROLL rested at the Eric F. Nicholls Funeral Home, 639 Elgin Street, in Wallaceburg until Saturday, June 25, 2005 when private family services were held in the chapel of the funeral home at 3 p.m. with Reverend Jim MILLER, Officiant. Cremation has taken place and the interment of ashes will take place at a later date in Riverview Cemetery, Wallaceburg. As an expression of sympathy donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation may be left at the funeral home. As a living memorial a tree will be planted in Nicholls Memorial Forest in memory of Lawrence A. CARROLL.

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MILLER o@ca.on.manitoulin.howland.little_current.manitoulin_expositor 2005-03-09 published
Lloyd Albert Nelson MOGGY
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Lloyd MOGGY of Rocky Mountain House on Saturday, February 26, 2005.
Lloyd was born on April 8, 1963 in Little Current, Ontario. He is survived and will be dearly missed by his loving wife Tracy-Lynne, his two young daughters Alyssa and Anita and step-daughter Angelina all of Rocky Mountain House, mother Sue ROCHE of Rocky Mountain House, father Arthur (Winnie) MOGGY of Manitowaning, Ont., sister Pam (Andy) JONES of Essex, Ont., brothers Dean (Tanya) and Jasper Alan (Tracey) both of Rocky Mountain House, extended family of in-laws Darrel (Sharon) MILLER of Norman Wells, N.W.T., Michelle (Ed) JAHNKE of Innisfil, Colleen MILLER of Calgary, Kathy (Steve) KASZAS of Calgary, as well as many nieces and nephews. Lloyd was predeceased by his step-dad John ROCHE, father-in-law Len MILLER, and mother-in-law Beverly MILLER. Lloyd served in the Militia in the Canadian Armed Forces, his duty placed him in Iran and Cyprus. Lloyd worked for Doran Stewart for 18 years. He was a member of Rocky Search and Rescue as well as a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 8 where he was an avid dart player. Lloyd also loved to watch and play baseball. Funeral services for the late Mr. Lloyd MOGGY were held at the Chapel of the Rocky Funeral Home on Friday, March 4, 2005 at 3 pm.
Cremation entrusted to Rocky Mountain Crematorium. Rocky Lake and Sylvan Lake Funeral Homes and Crematorium, your Golden Rule Funeral Homes, entrusted with the arrangements.

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MILLER o@ca.on.manitoulin.howland.little_current.manitoulin_expositor 2005-03-09 published
Wayne MILLER DONALDSON
In loving memory of Wayne MILLER DONALDSON, 65, of Aberdeen, Scotland who passed away after a lengthy battle with cancer. Wayne was born in Gore Bay, the son of the late G.L. (Larry) and Jean M. (MILLER) DONALDSON. He was an avid adventurer, an aircraft enthusiast with private and commercial experience from Instructor to Aerobatics to Bush Piloting work. He had a love for hunting, fishing and the outdoors in general. In his early years Wayne was an excellent hockey and football player. In 1972 Wayne moved overseas to work in the Oil Industry. He was a crew boss/crane operator on exploration rigs in the North Sea for a number of years. Wayne is survived by his dearest friend Rosemary SANGSTER of Aberdeen, his brother Stephen and wife Joanne (McDOUGALL) and their three children Kristen, Alexander (Sandy) and Michael all of the Dartmouth/Halifax area in Nova Scotia. Wayne was a resident of the Rosemount Park area in Aberdeen and after a local ceremony and cremation his wish was to have his remains returned to his beloved Manitoulin Island for their final resting place. He will be sadly missed by Friends and relatives for his kindness and generosity. Many wishes go out to his Friends of Aberdeen and the SANGSTER family, especially Rosemary who was there for him through all his trials and at his side in his demise.

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-01-01 published
WALKER, Ernest Joseph, Sr.
At London Health Sciences Centre-South Street Campus on Thursday, December 30, 2004, Ernest Joseph WALKER Sr., age 67, of Sarnia, beloved husband of Theresa Ann (AKIWENZIE) WALKER. Dear father of Angela WALKER, Ernest WALKER Jr. and Vanessa WALKER all of Sarnia, and step-father of Terrance WALKER. Ten grandchildren also survive. Brother of Carol MILLER of Sarnia. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents Robert and Helen WALKER and two brothers. Funeral services will be held at the Aamjiwnaang Community Centre (1972 Virgil Ave.) Sarnia on Monday, January 3rd at 1: 00 p.m. with Reverend Mathew STEVENS officiating. Cremation to follow. Visitation at the Community Centre on Saturday evening from 7: 00-9:00 p.m. and Sunday afternoon and evening from 2: 00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Canadian Paraplegic Association-Spinal Cord Injuries. Arrangements entrusted to the D.J. Robb Funeral Home. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family through djrobbfh@ebtech.net

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-01-05 published
PYNE, Muriel " Betty"
Muriel "Betty" of Saint Thomas, on Monday, January 3, 2005, at London Health Sciences Centre, South Street Campus, in her 77th year. Dearly loved wife of the late Peter PYNE and beloved mother of Peter and his wife Patricia of Saint Thomas and Richard of Florida. Loved sister of Thomas and his wife Gertrude CALDWELL of Brantford, Margaret and her husband Leo JOHNSON, Mary and her husband Charles WIGHTMAN, all of Saint Thomas, Jerry and and his wife Mildred CALDWELL of London and loved sister in law of Doreen CALDWELL of Wheatley and Reginald MILLER of Saint Thomas. Predeceased by brother Bob and sister Kathleen. Dearly loved grandmother of Victoria and her husband Jerry NEVILL, Christopher and his wife Liane PYNE all of Saint Thomas and Richard and Jeremy PYNE of Florida. Also survived by 5 great grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will be held at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin Street, Saint Thomas on Friday at 3: 00 p.m. Visitation Friday from 2-3:00 p.m. Interment of the ashes in Elmdale Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-01-06 published
CUMMING, Hugh Grant
Hugh Grant, on Tuesday January 4, 2005 at the Four Counties Hospital, Newbury, in his 86th year. Survived by son Gary and wife Linda of Chatham, daughter Gayle CUMMING and husband Wayne CRISP of London. Grandchildren Michelle LAVIS and husband John of London, Dawn BROWN and husband Kim of Chatham. Sister-in-law Esther CUMMING of Ridgetown. Niece Janice WILLIAMS and husband Bill of Ridgetown. Great grandchildren Devon BROWN and Katelyn BROWN. Deeply missed by special friend Ethel MILLER of Chatham. Predeceased by brother Gerald CUMMING of Chatham. Hugh served in both the Canadian Army "The Kent Regiment" and the Royal Canadian Air Force. He farmed in Chatham Twp. all of his life and was known as the Mayor of Oungah, Ontario. Hugh was employed by Chrysler Canada for 28 years as a mechanic and was a proud member of Branch 28 Royal Canadian Legion as well as treasurer of Wing 411 Royal Canadian Air Force. The family will receive Friends and relatives at Bowman Funeral Home (4 Victoria Avenue, Chatham 519-352-2390) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Thursday January 6, 2005. A Funeral Service will be conducted from the funeral home on Friday, January 7, 2005 at 10: 00 a.m. with Padre John HODGINS officiating. Interment, Maple Leaf Cemetery, Chatham. Members of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 28 will conduct a memorial service at the funeral home Thursday, January 6 at 7: 00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Royal Canadian Air Force Association, Wing 411, Chatham. Online condolences may be left at www.obituariestoday.com

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-01-06 published
PYNE, Muriel " Betty"
Muriel "Betty" of Saint Thomas, on Monday, January 3, 2005, at London Health Sciences Centre, South Street Campus, in her 77th year. Dearly loved wife of the late Peter PYNE and beloved mother of Peter and his wife Patricia of Saint Thomas and Richard of Florida. Loved sister of Thomas and his wife Gertrude CALDWELL of Brantford, Margaret JOHNSON, Mary and her husband Charles WIGHTMAN, all of Saint Thomas, Jerry and and his wife Mildred CALDWELL of London and loved sister in law of Doreen CALDWELL of Wheatley and Reginald MILLER of Saint Thomas. Predeceased by brother Bob and sister Kathleen and brother-in-law Leo JOHNSON. Dearly loved grandmother of Victoria and her husband Jerry NEVILL, Christopher and his wife Liane PYNE all of Saint Thomas and Richard and Jeremy PYNE of Florida. Also survived by 5 great grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will be held at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin Street, Saint Thomas on Friday at 3: 00 p.m. Visitation Friday from 2-3:00 p.m. Interment of the ashes in Elmdale Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-01-07 published
BENFORD, Thomas J. " Tom"
Peacefully, at London Health Sciences Centre, University Campus, on Thursday, January 6th, 2005, Mr. Thomas J. "Tom" BENFORD of London in his 90th year. Beloved husband of Jessie and the late Lena (1978.) Loving father of Allan J. BENFORD and his fiancée Sheila BURDGE, and Charlene MILLER and her husband Gus. Dear brother of Edward and his wife June and Irene SLATTER. Also survived by his grandchildren, Bradley and Vicky MILLER and by his sister-in-law Pauline BENFORD. Predeceased by his sisters Doris MADDEN, Hilda MacDONALD, Kae POOLE and by his brothers Walter and George. Sadly missed by Karen and Keith WILTON and by his extended family. Tom was a veteran of World War 2 D-Day Invasion and an avid fan of the London Knights. Visitation will be held on Friday from 2: 00 - 4:00 and 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. at the Westview Funeral Chapel, 709 Wonderland Road, North, (2 blocks north of Oxford), where the funeral service will be conducted on Saturday, January 8th, 2005 at 3: 00 p.m. Private interment at Woodland Cemetery. Memorial contributions to the London Health Sciences Foundation Cancer Centre or the Children's Hospital of Western Ontario would be gratefully appreciated.

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-01-07 published
SHELLEY, Bernice (MILLER)
Peacefully on Wednesday, January 5, 2005 at London Health Sciences Centre - University Campus. Bernice (MILLER) SHELLEY of London in her 86th year. Beloved wife of the late Lloyd SHELLEY (1989.) Predeceased by her son John Edward SHELLEY. Dear mother of Kathy BOND and her husband Ed, and Keith SHELLEY and his wife Noreen. Dear grandmother of Darryl, Scott, Dennis and Janice. Loved by four great-grandchildren. Dear sister-in-law of Peggy MILLER and Innes SHELLEY and his wife Beryl. Missed by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her sister Marie JONES, and her brother Eugene MILLER. Friends and family will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m Friday at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London, where the funeral service will be conducted in the chapel on Saturday, January 8, 2005 at 9: 30 a.m. Interment in Mount Pleasant Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Red Cross Society, Attn: South East Asia Relief, 5700 Cancross Court, Mississauga, Ontario, L5R 3E9. On line condolences accepted at www.amgeorgefh.on.ca.

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-01-08 published
MILLER, Daniel Patrick Malloy
In memory of Daniel Patrick Malloy MILLER, April 8/85 - January Dan, you will be lovingly remembered in our hearts forever.
May your spirit guide us all till we meet again.
Love from your devoted aunts, uncles and cousins.

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-01-08 published
MILLER, Ella Adeline Pearl (née LAFOND)
Peacefully, at Blue Water Rest Home, Zurich, Thursday, January 6, 2005, Ella Adeline Pearl (LAFOND) MILLER, 97, formerly of Dashwood. Beloved wife of the late William Henry MILLER (Aug. 1977). Remembered by her many nieces, nephews, their families, her God-Daughter Carol ZIMMER and great-nephew Harvey BEIERLING. Predeceased by her parents Wilfred and Margurite (TETREAU) LAFOND, sisters Hattie, Victoria, Matilda, Selina, Adele, brothers Edward, Wilfred Jr., Francis, Leasum, Henry and Ecron. Resting at the T. Harry Hoffman and Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood, with visitation Saturday 7 to 9 p.m. and Sunday 2 to 4 p.m. Parish prayers at the Funeral Home Saturday at 8: 30 p.m. C.W.L. prayers Sunday at 2 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Boniface Roman Catholic Church, Zurich, Monday, January 10, 2005 at 2 p.m. The Reverend Father Francis THEKKUMKATTIL, C.S.T. Celebrant. Interment St. Boniface Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations to the Kidney Foundation, Blue Water Rest Home or charity of choice would be appreciated. Condolences at www.hoffmanfuneralhome.com

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-01-10 published
BELL, Shirley (née MILLER)
Quietly on Sunday, January 9, 2005 Shirley BELL (née MILLER) passed away in her 63rd year. Beloved wife of Colin. Dear daughter of Mervyn Lewis. Dear sister of Karen Brissette. Loving mother of Debbie, Michael, Donna, Diane, Stephen, and Angela Miller. Daughter-in-law of Mima BELL. Shirley will be sadly missed my Marna Lewis and Ruthanne Lewis. As per Shirley's wishes cremation has taken place. Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens at a later date. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society gratefully acknowleged.
Do not stand at my grave and weep
I am not there, I do no sleep.
I am a thousand winds that blow,
I am the diamond glints on the snow.
I am the sunlight on ripened grain,
I am the gentle autumn's rain.
When you awaken in the morning's hush
I am the swift uplifting rush of quiet birds in circled flight.
I am the soft star that shines at night.
Do not stand at my grave and cry,
I am not there, I did not die.

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-01-22 published
PATRICK, Marjorie Anne (née LAMBOURN) (1929-2005)
Marjorie Anne PATRICK (née LAMBOURN,) of London West Ontario, died peacefully at her home on Thursday, January 20, 2005 in her 76th year. Anne was a life long (37 years) Bell Canada employee (traffic analyst), member of the Bell Pioneers Association, and life member of St. George's Anglican Parish, Wharncliffe Road, London. Loving daughter of James and Annie (McMURPHY) LAMBOURN. Predeceased by brother Richard James LAMBOURN and wife Gilbert and dear sister Betty Elie. Aunt Anne is survived by her beloved pet cat Pip, her brothers George A. LAMBOURN (London) and Ross John LAMBOURN (Brampton) and brother-in-law Marcel ELIE (Burlington,) sisters-in-law Irene LAMBOURN and Irma LAMBOURN, nieces Jane LAMBOURN- MILLER and husband Joseph MILLER and Julie Anne (J.A.) BASKETTE and husband John BASKETTE, of London and nephew James ELIE and wife Susan of Burlington, Ontario. Anne was a great-aunt to Michael Patrick Lambourn MILLER, Gibson Frazer George MILLER, of London, and Mark, Nicole and Katherine ELIE, of Burlington, Ontario.
Anne will be remembered as a Trillium Award Winner, Heritage Home owner, avid gardener (Tour of Homes, 197) Fanshawe College Alumna and world traveller. Anne was a dedicated member of the Progressive Conservative Party. Anne will be sorely missed by dear family and Friends, especially her niece, companion and God Daughter, Julie Anne, along with Shirley (Fraleigh) CARSON, Nettie SHARPE, and June ECKHART. Anne and her family wish to thank the kind efforts of the attending London Police officers, fire department and neighbours, particularly Eric HOLT and nephew, Brian. Visitation will be held at the Westview Funeral Chapel, 709 Wonderland Road North (2 blocks north of Oxford), on Sunday, January 23, 2005 from 2: 00-4:00 p.m. The Funeral Service will be conducted at St. George's Anglican Church, 227 Wharncliffe Road North, on Monday, January 24, 2005 at 2: 00 p.m. followed by tea in the Parish Hall. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Anne are asked to consider the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the London Humane Society.
"This kiss of the sun, for pardon. The song of the birds for mirth. One is nearer God's heart in the garden, than anywhere else on earth."

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-01-23 published
FORD, John Montgomery
Suddenly at London Health Sciences Centre, University Campus, on Friday, January 21st, 2005, John Montgomery FORD of London in his 18th year. Beloved son of Connie and John FORD. Loving brother of Colleen and Cheryl. Dear grand_son of Nora FORD and the late Albert Montgomery FORD and Betty and Harry CAMPBELL. Dear nephew of Carol and David MILLER of Mississauga, Catherine and Bruce JOHNSTONE of Oakville, Heather and Bob OGILVIE of Dundalk, Diane and Jim PRESTON of Orangeville. Also survived by his many cousins. John will be missed by many Friends. Visitation will be held at the Westview Funeral Chapel, 709 Wonderland Road North, (2 blocks north of Oxford), on Monday from 7: 00 - 9:00 p.m. and Tuesday from 2: 00 - 4:00 and 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be conducted at Riverside United Church, 451 Dunedin Drive, on Wednesday, January 26th, 2005 at 1: 00 p.m. with Reverend Philip NEWMAN officiating. Cremation to follow. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of John are asked to consider the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario.

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-02-05 published
McKENZIE, Marguerite " Meggsie"
In loving memory of our beloved sister, Marguerite "Meggsie" McKENZIE who passed away February 5, 2003.
Life goes on and years go by,
But loving memories never die.
Forever in our thoughts, never to be forgotten and sadly missed by sister Joyce PERRY, brother Lloyd MILLER (London,) and Robert (Bob) and wife Caryl MILLER (Collingwood.)

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-02-07 published
STADE, Melvin Christian
Peacefully, at Blue Water Rest Home, Zurich, Friday, February 4, 2005, Melvin Christian STADE, 88, formerly of R.R.#3, Dashwood. Beloved husband husband of Gertrude "Gertie" (BIESENTHAL) STADE for 47 years. Loved father of Sherrie EDWARDS of R.R.#3 Dashwood and the late Oliver "Ollie" EDWARDS (2003.) Dear brother-in-law of Eleanore and Clarence MILLER, Frieda WILSON, Margaret KLEIN, Alma KLISCH, Elda FREER, Scharlotte and Philip LOWENBERG, Herb and Delores BIESENTHAL, Russell MILLER, Bert and Clara MOLZAN and Elsie BIESENTHAL. Remembered by his many nieces, nephews and their families. Predeceased by several brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, parents William (1955) and Flossie (GEIGER) (1965) STADE. Resting at the T. Harry Hoffman and Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood with visitation Tuesday 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. The funeral service will be held at Zion Lutheran Church, Dashwood, Wednesday, February 9, 2005 at 11 a.m. The Reverend John E. TREMBULAK III officiating. Interment Zion Lutheran Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations to the Blue Water Rest Home, Zion Lutheran Church, Lung Association or charity of choice would be appreciated. Melvin was born on the STADE homestead, farmed all his life and was a former member of the Dashwood-Seaforth Band, Huronia Male Chorus and Zion Lutheran Church Choir for many years. Condolences at www.hoffmanfuneralhome.com

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-02-10 published
BURR, O. Margaret (STANFIELD)
At Chelsey Park Nursing Home on Tuesday, February 8, 2005. O. Margaret (STANFIELD) BURR of London in her 94th year. Beloved wife of the late Harold D. BURR. Dear step-mother of Harold Peter BURR and Shirley Walker both of London, Harvey BURR of Arizona, the late Helen Billing and Robert BURR. Also survived by many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Dear sister-in-law of Catherine CORNISH of London. Dear sister of Ruth (Mrs. J.A. GROM) and Jean (Mrs. Stephen MILLER) both of Pennsylvania and many nieces and nephews. Dear cousin of the late Ila (Mrs. W.S. PATERSON.) Funeral service will be held at the Logan Funeral Home, 371 Dundas St (between Waterloo and Colborne St) on Thursday, February 10th, 2005 with Reverend John BANNERMAN officiating. Interment Greenwood Cemetery, Waterford. Friends who wish may make memorial donations to Chalmers Presbyterian Church. Online condolences www.loganfh.ca. A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Mrs. BURR.

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-02-12 published
GUNNELL, Melita Janet (MILLER)
In loving memory of Melita Janet GUNNELL (MILLER,) mother, grandma and great-grandma, who left us five years ago February 12, 2000.
Though her smile is gone forever
And her hand we cannot touch
Still we have so many memories
Of the one we loved so much.
Her memory is our keepsake,
With which we'll never part.
God has her in His keeping.
We have her in our hearts.
Loved and fondly remembered by your children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. We know you are watching over us.

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-02-12 published
MILLER, Mabel A. (MILLS)
Mabel A. (MILLS) a resident of St. Andrew's Residence, Chatham and formerly of Thamesville, passed away peacefully at the C.K.H.A. Public General Campus on Thursday, February 10, 2005 at the age of 87. Born in Chatham Twp., daughter of the late George and Myrtle (ALLISON) MILLS. Beloved wife of the late Lloyd B. MILLER (1992.) Mabel is survived by her nieces and nephews Marlene BAILY of Toronto, Catherine BEZAIRE, Peter MILLS both of Chatham, Joelle SARKOZY and Mona GUALTIERI both of Michigan, Grant MILLS Jr. and Gail DUNLAP both of Arizona, a sister-in-law Marion CRAWFORD of Arizona, and a great-nephew Evan BAILY of Toronto. Predeceased by her brothers Dave, Grant, Ross, and George MILLS, a sister Eleanor JOHNSTON, niece Pat BOW, and nephew Archie MILLS. Family and Friends will be received at the John C. Badder Funeral Home, 72 Victoria Street, Thamesville on Saturday February 12, 2005 from 12: 00 p.m. until the time of the funeral service at 1:30 p.m. with Reverend Derek PARRY of the Thamesville United Church officiating. Interment Arnold Cemetery, Louisville. If desired donations may be made at the funeral home by cheque to the Canadian National Institute for the Blind, Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society. "A tree will be planted in memory of Mabel MILLER in the Badder and Robinson Memorial Forest, Mosa Twp."

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-02-14 published
LAMBOURN, Irene Eva (née ALLARD)
Peacefully and with love and angels, surrounded by family and staff, Irene Eva LAMBOURN (née ALLARD) left us with a song in our hearts' in her 79th year on Sunday, February 13, 2005, at Chelsey Park Nursing Home. Irene will be especially missed by her loving and devoted husband of 54 years, George Archibald LAMBOURN, loving daughters, Nancy Jane LAMBOURN- MILLER and Julie Anne BASKETTE, sons-in-law Joseph MILLER, John BASKETTE, and grand_sons, Michael and Gibson MILLER. Her sisters: Julie MacKINNON, Denise ROSS, Elaine DEFRIES, of Winnipeg, and Donalda BLAAUW and Patsy QUANTRILL of London, along with brothers-in-law, Albert ROSS, Danny DEFRIES and Ralph BLAAUW and cousin Katherine DAVIES, were a comfort to Irene and her immediate family, during her final hours. Predeceased by brother, Earnest ALLARD, 1974, mother, Marie Louise and father, Octave Napoleon ALLARD. Irene is survived by many nieces and nephews and two brothers, Victor and Phillip and sisters-in-law, Mary (ALLARD,) Judy and Nellie of Winnipeg and many Friends. Dear sister-in-law of Ross and Irma LAMBOURN, Marcel ELIE and the late Betty ELIE, Anne PATRICK, and Dick and Gilbert LAMBOURN.
A wonderful wife, mother and grandmother, Irene was a retired Eaton's employee in Winnipeg and in London. She was an adventuresome traveller, dancer, music lover, golfer and skier. Irene was a winter resident of Tippecanoe Village in Zephyr Hills, Florida, and winner of many bowling and shuffleboard championships. She was a member of the Bethlehem Chapter of the Eastern Star, St. George's Anglican Church, and the Progressive Conservative Party of London. Thanks to Dr. Karen LOW/LOWE/LOUGH and the commendable nursing staff and personal care workers and attendants at Chelsey Park, along with The Music Makers, who brightened up mom's Thursday mornings with their wonderful music. Visitation will be held at Westview Funeral Chapel, 709 Wonderland Rd. N. on Monday, from 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be conducted at St. George's Anglican Church, 227 Wharncliffe Rd. N. on Tuesday, February 15, 2005 at 3 p.m. with visitation at the church one hour prior to the service. Lunch and music to follow in St. George's Parish Hall. The voice of untold stories, the smile that lit the night, the voice speaks now, the light shines bright, forever in our hearts.

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-02-14 published
MURRAY, Theresa (McPHEE)
Peacefully, at Seaforth Community Hospital on Sunday, February 13, 2005 Theresa (McPHEE) MURRAY of Seaforth and formerly of McKillop Township, in her 78th year. Beloved wife of the late Martin MURRAY (2003.) Dear mother and mother-in-law of Don MURRAY, London, Dennis and Deb MURRAY, Seaforth, Darlene MURRAY and friend Ed MILLER, Toronto, and Chris MURRAY, London. Loving grandmother of Laura, Regan, Luke, Michael, Curtis, Kevin and Nic. Dear sister of Geraldine STONER, Peterborough and twin sister of Florence CEBULSKI, London. Loved sister-in-law of Patrick and Patricia MURRAY, London, Gilbert and Betty MURRAY, Ottawa, Rita and Ron BUTTERS, Bracebridge, Olga MURRAY, Guelph, Leon and Rosemary MURRAY, Apsley, Rose COSTELLO, Kitchener, Jack RYAN, Seaforth and Mary and Bob STAPLETON, Kitchener. predeceased by her parents, brothers-in-law Frank CEBULSKI, Harold STONER, Joe MURRAY and Dan COSTELLO and sister-in-law Betty RYAN. Family will received Friends at the Whitney-Ribey Funeral Home, 87 Goderich Street West, Seaforth on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Mass of the Christian Burial will be held at St. Columban Roman Catholic Church, St. Columban, on Wednesday, February 16 at 11 a.m. (Fr. John PLUTA will officiate). Interment St. Columban Cemetery. Memorial donations to Seaforth Community Hospital Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Condolences at www.whitneyribeyfuneralhome.com

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-02-15 published
LAMBOURN, Irene Eva (née ALLARD)
Peacefully and with love and angels, surrounded by family and staff, Irene Eva LAMBOURN (née ALLARD) left us with a song in our hearts' in her 79th year on Sunday, February 13, 2005, at Chelsey Park Nursing Home. Irene will be especially missed by her loving and devoted husband of 54 years, George Archibald LAMBOURN, loving daughters, Nancy Jane LAMBOURN- MILLER and Julie Anne BASKETTE, sons-in-law Joseph MILLER, John BASKETTE, and grand_sons, Michael and Gibson MILLER. Her sisters: Julie MacKINNON, Denise ROSS, Elaine DEFRIES, of Winnipeg, and Donalda BLAAUW and Patsy QUANTRILL of London, along with brothers-in-law, Albert ROSS, Danny DEFRIES and Ralph BLAAUW and cousin Katherine DAVIES, were a comfort to Irene and her immediate family, during her final hours. Predeceased by brother, Earnest ALLARD, 1974, mother, Marie Louise and father, Octave Napoleon ALLARD. Irene is survived by many nieces and nephews and two brothers, Victor and Phillip and sisters-in-law, Mary (ALLARD,) Judy and Nellie of Winnipeg and many Friends. Dear sister-in-law of Ross and Irma LAMBOURN, Marcel ELIE and the late Betty ELIE, Anne PATRICK, and Dick and Gilbert LAMBOURN.
A wonderful wife, mother and grandmother, Irene was a retired Eaton's employee in Winnipeg and in London. She was an adventuresome traveller, dancer, music lover, golfer and skier. Irene was a winter resident of Tippecanoe Village in Zephyr Hills, Florida, and winner of many bowling and shuffleboard championships. She was a member of the Bethlehem Chapter of the Eastern Star, St. George's Anglican Church, and the Progressive Conservative Party of London. Thanks to Dr. Karen LOW/LOWE/LOUGH and the commendable nursing staff and personal care workers and attendants at Chelsey Park, along with The Music Makers, who brightened up mom's Thursday mornings with their wonderful music. Visitation will be held at Westview Funeral Chapel, 709 Wonderland Rd. N. on Monday, from 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be conducted at St. George's Anglican Church, 227 Wharncliffe Rd. N. on Tuesday, February 15, 2005 at 3 p.m. with visitation at the church one hour prior to the service. Lunch and music to follow in St. George's Parish Hall. The voice of untold stories, the smile that lit the night, the voice speaks now, the light shines bright, forever in our hearts.

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-02-21 published
DOWNS filled life with music
The musician, who died Saturday, built the local music scene.
By Peter GEIGEN- MILLER, Free Press Reporter
Band leader, owner of a popular restaurant, recording company entrepreneur. Johnny DOWNS made his mark on London in many ways but probably will best be remembered as leader of the Johnny Downs Orchestra, a band that played sweet sounds for decades of dancers.
DOWNS died Saturday at Saint Thomas-Elgin General Hospital. He was 83.
"It was a privilege playing with Johnny," says Londoner George LANGFORD, a trumpet player.
LANGFORD has fond memories of playing with the DOWNS orchestra for several years.
One of their venues was the downtown Holiday Inn, now the Hilton London.
"We'd go into the ballroom and set up and start blowing," he remembers. "It was fun. Music is so much fun."
DOWNS started out playing the violin but switched to the saxophone in the 1930s.
Soon he had formed his own band and at age 17 he and his group landed a summer gig at the Kincardine Pavilion.
The band, billed as Canada's leading college band, played on campuses and at such big-time dance pavilions as the Summer Garden in Port Dover, Wonderland Gardens in London and the legendary Stork Club in Port Stanley.
LANGFORD remembers being a bit nervous about playing with DOWNS.
"When you're playing with a good brass section, you have to be right on, note for note. I'd stand up and take the odd solo. I just had a great time."
LANGFORD says DOWNS had great style as a band leader. "He was very smooth at the microphone."
Another claim to fame for DOWNS was his Latin Quarter restaurant, on what was then Maple Street, now part of Dufferin Avenue.
DOWNS ran the popular eatery and watering hole with his wife, Dorothy, for nearly 40 years. It closed in 1990 and the building was demolished.
The place attracted legions of loyal customers, an eclectic crowd that included university students, lawyers, the theatre crowd and musicians.
And DOWNS had running a restaurant down to an art, said singer-songwriter Mike MULHERN, who worked at the Latin Quarter for a short time in the late 1960s and early 1970s.
"It was a great place to work at the time because he was such a well respected musican and he would give you a lot of tips," said MULHERN. "And he had the whole night planned out for his diners...."
The first hour, bands were expected to play softly, without inciting patrons into applause -- which would interrupt their dinner.
As the night went on, bands would pick up the tempo to entice diners to stick around for dancing and drinks. By closing time, the place would be hopping with lively music, said MULHERN.
"It was very interesting and a helpful place to be," he said. "The Latin Quarter was pretty much the top of the game."
One attraction was the yard of ale, a tall glass of brew. Downing one was an initiation rite.
Downing one in a single sitting earned customers a commemorative card.
DOWNS also helped make London the headquarters for Capitol Records Canada.
Starting in 1949, the fabled label's recordings were manufactured in London, with DOWNS handling cross-Canada sales. The plant produced five million discs before the operation moved to Toronto in 1954.
DOWNS is survived by his wife of 60 years, Dorothy, son Tom of New Hampshire and daughter, Jayne, of Port Stanley.
A memorial service will be held today at 3 p.m. at the Westview Funeral Chapel, 709 Wonderland Rd.

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-02-26 published
LANGFORD, Patrick William Brian
Suddenly at Strathroy-Middlesex General Hospital, on Thursday, February 24th, 2005, Patrick William Brian LANGFORD of Mt. Brydges at the young age of 54. Beloved husband and friend of Debbie ROSS. Dear father of Patrick V. LANGFORD and Andrew LANGFORD (Nancy BRESAR.) Brother to Patricia and husband Bob SIMPSON of Leamington, Darlene HENRY, Sandy and husband Al FINLEY, Karen and husband Peter PURDY, Debbie and husband Paul MILLER, Mike LANGFORD and wife Nancy all of London. Survived by sisters-in-law, Ruthanne, Deanna, Brenda, Virginia LANGFORD and brother-in-law George HENRY. Predeceased by his parents Alvin "Joe" and Esther Ann (PROCTOR) LANGFORD and by his brothers, Bill, Bob, George (Red), Larry and Ronald. Patrick was a part of two other families and will be sadly missed by Gordon ROSS and his family as well as by his good friend Shawn LAROCQUE and his family all of London. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 2: 00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. at the Westview Funeral Chapel, 709 Wonderland Road North (2 blocks north of Oxford), where the funeral and committal services will be conducted on Monday, February 28th, 2005 at 1: 00 p.m. Cremation to follow. Memorial contributions to the London Health Sciences Foundation-Cancer Centre, Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Lupus Foundation of Ontario would be greatly appreciated by the family.

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-02-27 published
MILLER, Cecile M. (KIMBALL)
On Friday, February 25, 2005 at London Health Sciences Centre-Westminster Campus. Cecile M. (KIMBALL) MILLER of London in her 81st year. Beloved wife of the late Raymond G. MILLER. Dear mother of Grant MILLER and his wife Jenny and Laurie KICKS and her husband David. Dear sister of her twin brother Cecil KIMBALL and his wife Ester, Evelyn KUNCLE and her husband Don and Maude DESGARENS and her husband Leo. Loved by her five grandchildren Matt MILLER and his wife Laura, Karrie SOUTHWELL and her husband Shawn, Mandy HEARNS and her husband Leo, and Torrie and Leeanne KICKS. Dear great-grandmother of Darrien, Julia, Katie, Emily and David, predeceased by her great-granddaughter Sarah in 1997. Friends will be received by the family on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London, where the complete funeral service will be conducted in the chapel on Wednesday, March 2nd, 2005 at 11 a.m. A Royal Canadian Legion service will be conducted under the auspices of Duchess of Kent Branch No. 263, London at the Funeral Home on Tuesday evening at 7 p.m. Cremation with interment of cremated remains at St. Peter's Cemetery, London at a later date. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of London and Middlesex, 555 Southdale Road East, Suite 100, London, Ontario, N6E 1A2. On line condolences accepted at www.amgeorgefh.on.ca

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-03-01 published
HUFF, Cecilia (formerly MILLER, née ANDERSON)
Cecilia (ANDERSON) a resident of Moraviantown, passed away peacefully at her home with her family by her side on Sunday February 27, 2005 at the age of 98. Born in Elk Rapids, Michigan, daughter of the late Erick and Eliza (Ance) ANDERSON. Cecilia is predeceased by her first husband Fred MILLER (1947) and her late husband John HUFF (1975.) Loving mother of Margaret PETERS of Moraviantown, Ramona WILDER of Farmington Hills, Michigan. Special grandmother of Valerie MAIDENS, Erick Jr. and Lisa ANDERSON, Susannah MITCHELL, Thomas and Deborah ANDERSON, Faith ANDERSON all residing in the United States. Loving grandmother of 28 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren. Predeceased by daughters Josephine PEDWAYDON, Jean STONEFISH and sons William HUFF, Charles HUFF, and Erick ANDERSON. The HUFF family will receive Friends at the Badder & Robinson Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 211 Elm Street, Bothwell on Tuesday from 4: 00 - 9:00 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held in the chapel of the funeral home on Wednesday, March 2, 2005 at 1: 30 p.m. with Reverend Pierce RUSSELL of St. Peter's Anglican Church, Moraviantown officiating. Interment Moraviantown Cemetery. Donations may be made at the funeral home by cheque to the Victorian Order of Nurses or the Delaware Seniors Centre. A prayer service will be held on Tuesday evening at 7: 30 p.m. A tree will be planted in Memory of Cecilia HUFF in the Badder and Robinson Memorial Forest, Mosa Twp.

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-03-08 published
MILLER, Harvey M.
At Bobier Villa, Dutton, on Sunday, March 6th, 2005, Harvey M. MILLER, formerly of Rodney, in his 103rd year. Born in Aldborough Township, a son of Peter and Catherine MILLER, he was predeceased by his wife Wilden (1997,) daughter Joyce CANTELON (1991,) brothers Arthur and Eldon MILLER, sister Orpha AULD and two grandchildren. Dearly loved by his daughter Marilyn and her husband Glen RUMBLE of Rodney, four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. He was a charter member of the Rodney Kiwanis Club and served as Lt. Governor of the Division. He was a well-respected school teacher, insurance agent and community member. Friends may call at the Rodney Chapel on Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 pm where service will be held on Thursday at 11 am with the Reverend Andrew BRNDJAR officiating. Interment Rodney Cemetery. If desired, donations to the Bobier Villa would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to the Padfield Funeral Home, Rodney (519) 785-0810.

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-03-08 published
Police probe biker's death
By Randy RICHMOND and Jane SIMS, Free Press Reporters
A well-known member of the Hells Angels in London and a constant thorn in the side of police has died, apparently hanged in a shed at his Melbourne home. Marty ZAGER, 39, was found dead early Saturday morning in an outbuilding at the south end of his property on Melbourne Road.
ZAGER was "a dominant personality in the London area as far as the Hells Angels," Det. Staff Sgt. Scott Mills of the provincial Ontario Provincial Police biker enforcement unit said yesterday.
"He's been a person of interest of the biker enforcement unit for years."
Police would not confirm the details of ZAGER's death yesterday, but several sources said he died from hanging.
Middlesex Ontario Provincial Police Const. Doug GRAHAM said police are investigating ZAGER's sudden death.
A family member found him before calling 911 at 12: 08 a.m. Saturday, police said.
An autopsy was ordered.
ZAGER had helped run the Beef Baron strip club in London, then owned several body-rub parlours in the area.
After brushes with the law and city council over the body rub parlours, ZAGER left that business and focused on his tattoo parlours, Hardcore Tattoos and Piercings, in London and Port Stanley.
ZAGER joined the Hells Angels a few years ago, rising in the ranks as the local club struggled to exist. He was apparently a good friend to London president Bill MILLER and some sources suggest ZAGER ran the club at times.
Meanwhile, he maintained a sprawling family home shared with his wife, Veronica, three children, several dogs, cats and an iguana.
"We're just like everybody else," Veronica ZAGER told The Free Press two years ago.
Police accused the two of laundering millions of dollars from their businesses to the Hells Angels.
"We wish somebody would tell me where it is so we could at least enjoy it," Veronica ZAGER said at the time.
She could not be reached for comment yesterday.
The door to the two-storey, brown brick home was answered by a friend who said little except that the family was hurting.
An employee at Hard Core Tattoo on Richmond Street would say only the business would continue.
Hells Angels spokesperson Donny PETERSON in Toronto wouldn't comment on ZAGER's death and no one answered the door at the London clubhouse.
ZAGER was never one to shy away from the public eye.
He and his wife filed a $3-million lawsuit against London, provincial and federal police in 2003, claiming police negligence, malicious prosecution and the breach of their Charter rights over drug and conspiracy charges that were eventually withdrawn.
ZAGER also refused to stop wearing his vest emblazoned with the Hells Angels emblem, despite the legal troubles it brought him.
Neighbours on Melbourne Road described ZAGER yesterday as a pleasant, helpful man.
"He was one of the best neighbours I ever had," said Fred ALBERT, who lived across from ZAGER.
"Before, we used to have break-ins here. When he moved in, they just stopped."
ZAGER often would come over and plow out ALBERT's lane without being asked and without asking for anything in return, he said.
Another neighbour said ZAGER often had parties with bikers at his house, but nothing bad ever happened.
"I am very surprised," John ALBERT said.
"Nothing ever happened there."

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-03-13 published
100 years of memories
The area has lost five centenarians in the last few weeks, but they all left loving legacies.
By Debora VAN BRENK, Free Press Reporter
Carmela Maria FARRUGIA never had many material possessions but, in raising her 10 children, she had all the riches of the world. By the light of kerosene lamps she would knit, play piano and cook for her family in Malta. If any young ones fussed, she would pop a chocolate sweet into their mouths.
She loved chocolate all her life, eldest son Frank says. Eating it or sharing it, she took equal pleasure from both.
Last week, her family opened boxes of chocolates for those who paid their respects to the family matriarch at London's Donohue Funeral Home. "I knew she would do the same," Frank says.
When FARRUGIA died March 6 at the age of 106, she was likely the oldest person in the region.
In the last 10 days, Southwestern Ontario has lost the collective wisdom and guidance of five centenarians.
They were born before radio, automobiles and airplanes.
They grew up without electricity, raised families when cars were a luxury and retired as colour televisions became commonplace.
And they lived long enough to glimpse the future -- animal cloning, cellphones, climate change -- though their great-grandchildren's eyes.
Until this month, they were among the 3,795 Canadians to have lived 100 years or more.
Census data show a Canadian baby born today can expect to live 78 years.
The life expectancy for a Canadian child born in 1898 isn't known because it wasn't tracked then.
But if U.S. data have any parallel here, consider this: the life expectancy for an American baby born in 1900 was 46 years.
Here, then, a glimpse into some local lives lived well:
The pace of her last 51 years never quite matched that of Anna MISHCHENKO's first half-century.
And that was just fine with her, says her youngest son, Tony MISHCHENKO.
Born in Russia in 1903, MISHCHENKO survived the horrors of the First World War.
Then, when the 1917 Russian Revolution turned the country upside-down, she and her husband were on the "wrong" side; they lived under assumed names in a new regime with a long memory.
Then came famine. Then the Second World War.
They fled Russia with their three sons and, after a five-year stopover in Belgium, arrived in Canada in 1951.
"Canada is where they found peace, freedom. But on the other hand, they were lonely" to be so far from home.
But MISHCHENKO says there was larger purpose in all his mother did: "All her life was to preserve her family.
"This was her life," he says.
She found comfort in church and in the Bible: The epic film The 10 Commandments was her favourite movie.
And the world stopped whenever the western Bonanza came on television. "She would say, 'Boy, these guys are just like the (Ukrainian) Cossacks. They're tough and they're brave.' "
She doted on all the generations that followed hers.
"Her children and grandchildren and great-grandchildren were her joy."
Carmela FARRUGIA
Francesca DI FABRIZIO, born in Italy in 1901, was the glue that kept her family strong.
Sometimes she would tell stories of her childhood, when 20 family members would live in the same home, daughter Anna PICCOLI says.
Her three daughters grew up and married and moved to Canada. They persuaded Francesca and her husband, Filippo -- "the only man for me," she always said -- to come here in 1968.
Though she couldn't speak much English, she easily made Friends and earned strangers' respect.
"Nonna," as the children and grandchildren called her, stayed with her daughters and their families until moving to a nursing home 15 months ago.
Maria ZIMMERMANN says her grandmother loved to dress up, prayed for everyone and never failed to stash chocolates in her room for the grandchildren.
"She had a sparkle in her eye and she exuded love."
Harvey MILLER
Whether teaching young farm kids or volunteering with the Rodney Kiwanis Club, where he was a charter member, Harvey MILLER was a gentleman and a scholar, says daughter Marilyn RUMBLE.
"His life was helping people."
MILLER was born on a farm near Rodney in 1902. He taught in a rural school, then became principal, for two decades, of Rodney public school.
Rumble recalls how music was always part of their lives -- MILLER played piano and organ in two churches, starting at age 12 -- and how she once sang at a political nomination meeting for Paul Martin, Sr.
MILLER "had a real nice way with people," from his Friendship with Martin to his mediation help with immigrant families, she recalls.
He was married for more than 70 years to Wilden, who died in 1997, and helped raise three daughters.
RUMBLE planned to sing Promise of Joy at the funeral: "Now we celebrate his life."
Carmela FARRUGIA
In 1946, Carmela FARRUGIA's husband, John died, leaving her to raise 10 children alone. The youngest was six.
But where others might have despaired, she filled their home in Malta with music, hope and learning, son Frank recalls.
She made sure all her children -- eight remain -- had the chance to attend private schools.
"She was a very proud woman that she could raise 10 children without a father," Frank says.
And in 1958, at 60, she left Malta for Canada, where Frank had found work.
"She loved it here," with the flowers and the space, Frank recalls.
Of the many world changes that took place in her life, airplanes fascinated FARRUGIA most.
And even when hip problems forced a move into Marian Villa, she kept a protective eye on her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
And always, her faith and family -- and her chocolates -- sustained her.
"She was a very happy lady," Frank says.
Century Club
Five London-area residents older than 100 have died this month:
- Carmela Maria FARRUGIA- SANTANGELO, 106, died March 6 in London.
- Francesca DI FABRIZIO was 103 when she died in London on March - Harvey MILLER of Rodney died a week ago, age 102.
- Idella DEMERS, 102, died last Thursday in Wallaceburg.
- Anna MISHCHENKO, 101, died last Monday in London.

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-03-14 published
STREIB, Barbara Anne (née GRAY/GREY)
Barbara Anne (GRAY/GREY) formerly of R.R.#6 Saint Thomas, on Sunday, March 13, 2005, in her 75th year. Beloved wife of the late Keith L. "Sandy" STREIB and dearly loved mother of Catherine and her husband Dwight KOYLE of Iona Station, Peter and his wife Bernice STREIB of R.R.#7 Saint Thomas and Dale and his wife Lisa STREIB of Boxall. Dear sister of Margaret LEWIS of Strathroy, Betty MacDONALD of London and sister-in-law Norma GRAY/GREY of London. Predeceased by a brother Douglas "Shorty" GRAY/GREY. Much loved grandmother of Meghan and her husband Brad MILLER, Melissa and her husband John SOTELO and Martin KOYLE, Brad, Greg and Michelle STREIB and Carlie STREIB. Special friend of Keith LAWLESS of Saint Thomas. Also survived by a number of nieces and nephews.
Barb was born in London on February 7, 1931, the daughter of the late Holmer and Jean (STRATH) GRAY/GREY. She owned and operated Da-Ter Excavating with her husband and family and worked as a receptionist at Williams Funeral Home. She volunteered with the M.S. Society and was an avid gardener. Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin Street, Saint Thomas where funeral service will be held Wednesday at 1: 00 p.m. Interment to follow at Elmdale Cemetery. Visitation Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Remembrances may be made to the M.S. Society or the Fingal Wildlife Sanctuary.

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-03-17 published
MAXMENKO, Diana Catherine
Peacefully with family by her side, on Wednesday, March 16th, 2005, Diana Catherine MAXMENKO (50 years) was called to her eternal home. Loving wife of Marvin MAXMENKO of London. Deeply missed by her parents Harry and Angela MILLER of Duncans, Jamaica, her sister Rosemary, her brother-in-law Magnus, and her nephew Sam HAGHOLM of Heidelberg, Ontario. Visitation will be held at the Westview Funeral Chapel, 709 Wonderland Road North (2 blocks north of Oxford) on Friday from 2: 00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. A funeral service will be conducted at Glad Tidings Assembly, 556 Wonderland Road North, on Saturday, March 19th 2005 at 10: 30 a.m. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Diana to the London Health Sciences Foundation - Cancer Centre would be appreciated. The family would like to thank all the Friends who supported us, as well as the staff at London Health Sciences Centre - Westminster Campus and Cancer Centre for their enormous compassionate care.

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-03-17 published
NEIL, Stanley Hamilton
At the Brantford General Hospital on Monday, March 14, 2005 in his 79th year, Stanley NEIL, beloved husband of 59 years to Violet NEIL. Loving father of Carol Anne (Allan) KING of Midland; Joanne (Frank) BUCEK of Princeton; Roseanne (Rod) BAIRD of Springfield. Much loved grandfather of Melanie MANSI, Shayne KING, Mark BUCEK, Nicholas BAIRD and Jessica BAIRD. Predeceased by his parents, Ina MILLER (1980) and William NEIL (1928) and by his sister, Audrey SACERTY (1997.) Stanley NEIL was a member of Alexandra Presbyterian Church; was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Dundson Branch, 461; served overseas during the Second World War with the Argyle and Sutherland Highlanders, Hamilton. Friends will be received at the McCleister Funeral Home, North Chapel, 495 Park Road North, Brantford on Thursday 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service in the Chapel on Friday at 1: 30 p.m. Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society or the charity of your choice gratefully appreciated. McCleister (519)758-1553 or mccleisterfunealhomes@sympatico.ca.

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-03-21 published
TANNER, Hazel Gertrude (née PARKER)
Hazel Gertrude of Blenheim passed away on Saturday March 19, 2005 at the Chatham - Kent Health Alliance. Born in Harwich Township 92 years ago daughter of late Byron PARKER and Jennie SCOYNE. Her husband Vernal G. TANNER died in 1965. Hazel is the dear mother of Lyn DELONG and her husband Gord of Blenheim; John TANNER and his wife Donna of Waterloo; Loving grandmother and great-grandmother to Karrie ROY and Rick WILSON. Chatham; Dave ROY and Michelle (Austin, Caelan) of Pain Court; Cindy and Shane SYKES, Merlin Tracy TANNER, Waterloo; Terri and Young ROBINSON; Tammy TANNER (Kayla.) Kevin MILLER all of Kitchener; Gord and Stephanie TANNER, Renfrew; Also survived by sisters: Dorothy BOND, Windsor; Bessie TURNER, British Columbia; Jean VERSTRAETE (George), Blenheim sister-in-law Helen PARKER, Erieau; brothers: Jack PARKER (Audrey) Bill PARKER (Irene), Don PARKER (Pat), Bob PARKER (Alice) all of Erieau, Gordon PARKER (Evelyn) of Chatham; several nieces and nephews. Brother Harold (Boots) PARKER predeceased. Friends will be received by the family one hour (10 to 11) before a Memorial Funeral Service to be held on Wednesday morning at the Blenheim Trinity Anglican Church at 11: 00 am. Burial of the cremation urn will take place at a later date in Milverton Cemetery. Donations to the Trinity Church Memorial Fund would be appreciated and may be made at the J.L. Ford Funeral Home in Blenheim.

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-03-22 published
DAVIDSON, Francis Noyle
At Lambton Meadowview Villa, Petrolia, on Monday, March 21, 2005. Francis Noyle DAVIDSON, 84 years, formerly of Wyoming. Beloved husband of Leona (née Westlake). Dear father of Bill and Pat DAVIDSON of Wyoming and Evelyn Ann and Terry LANNING of Saint Thomas. Dear grandfather of Steve and Belinda LANNING of Ottawa and Will and Leslie DAVIDSON of Wyoming. Dear brother of Fred (Jr.) DAVIDSON of Petrolia and his friend Joan Elliott, brother-in-law of Wilma WEST of Macomb, Michigan and Helen WEBSTER of Sarnia. Frank was predeceased by his parents, Maitland and Evelyn DAVIDSON, a grand_son, Scott LANNING (2004,) sisters, Dorothy MILLER and Shirley BARNIER, brothers-in-law, Franklin MILLER, Bud BARNIER, Burton WEST and Ron WEBSTER and a sister-in-law, Helen DAVIDSON.
Frank was a member and former elder at Wyoming United Church, a charter member of the Wyoming Lions Club, a Life Member of Burns Masonic Lodge #153, an Honorary Volunteer Firefighter with the Wyoming Fire Department with over 50 years service and the former co-owner of Davidson Transport. Visitors will be received on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Wyoming Chapel, Broadway Street, Wyoming, where the funeral service will be held on Thursday, March 24, 2005 at 11: 00 a.m. with Mrs. Laurel PATTENDEN, Chaplain at Lambton Meadowview Villa officiating. Burns Masonic Lodge #153 will hold a memorial service Wednesday at 6: 45 pm. Interment in Wyoming Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association or the Parkinson's Society of Canada. Memories and condolences may be made on-line at www.neeedhamjay.com

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-03-26 published
NEIL, Arthur " Art" Easton
At the Woodstock General Hospital, on Thursday, March 17, 2005. Arthur " Art" Easton NEIL of R.R.#5 Woodstock, in his 80th year. Beloved husband of Emma NEIL (née MILLER.) Dear father of Linda DALEY and her husband Doug of Orillia and Jim NEILS and his partner Nancy DEVITT of Stratford. Loved Papa of Brendan (Kristina) of Denmark and Meghan (Jeff) of New Zealand and great grandfather of Iben and Sonnich both of Denmark. Dear brother of Donald NEIL (Dorothy) of Kingston and Clare NEIL (Elsie) of Woodstock. Art had been a longtime member of College Avenue United Church, and enjoyed both his participation in the Men's Club at College Avenue United Church, Woodstock, as well as meetings with Friends and colleagues of Truck Engineering. A memorial service to commemorate Art's life will be held at College Avenue United Church, 22 Wilson Street, Monday, March 28, 2005 at 2: 00 p.m. with Reverend David DUNCAN officiating. Interment later in the Hillview Cemetery. Contributions to the Woodstock General Hospital-Palliative Care Unit, Canadian Cancer Society or the College Avenue United Church Memorial Fund would be appreciated and may be arranged through the R.D. Longworth Funeral Home, Woodstock, 539-0004. Online condolences at www.longworthfuneralhome.com

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-03-27 published
Joe GRIGAS: a 'natural soldier'
'International Joe' had a love of travel, a love of action and the respect of his Friends.
By Jael WONG, and Peter GEIGEN- MILLER, Free Press Reporter
Before he died, Joseph (International Joe) GRIGAS had his favourite dish -- sardines. The decorated war veteran developed a liking for the fish more than 60 years ago after he was taken prisoner during the Spanish Civil War.
He and his fellow prisoners -- 150 Americans in all -- were given nothing to eat for 13 months but sardines and beans.
"Joe was a survivor, so Joe learned to like sardines and beans and he ate them with relish. For the rest of his life, sardines and beans were his favourite dishes," said retired Capt. Robert WALSH.
He met GRIGAS two years ago through the Royal Canadian Regiment Association.
GRIGAS -- dubbed International Joe because he had been to many countries -- died March 8 at Parkwood Hospital in London at age An American, he fought in the Second World War as part of the London-based Royal Canadian Regiment.
He was awarded a Distinguished Conduct Medal -- one level below the Victoria Cross -- for leading a group of soldiers in capturing two enemy machine-gun nests in Sicily in 1943.
But no one at the Royal Canadian Regiment knew what happened to GRIGAS for 58 years after the war and it was thought he was dead. In fact, there's a gold brick at the Royal Canadian Regiment Museum in London in his memory, said Capt. Duncan McMILLAN.
So McMILLAN was intrigued when he learned GRIGAS was in a veterans' shelter in the United States and wanted to come back to Canada.
McMILLAN and two veterans went to see GRIGAS on Veterans' Day in 2000 and confirmed his identity. The Royal Canadian Regiment arranged to have GRIGAS moved to Parkwood Hospital in June 2003, where he lived for the past two years.
A native of Worcester, Massachusetts., with Lithuanian roots, GRIGAS was "a natural soldier at heart," said WALSH, going wherever the action was.
"He liked to travel a lot and he liked adventure and when he didn't have that, he didn't have much of a life."
Tara O'CONNOR, who befriended GRIGAS at the Worcester veterans shelter in 1994, said he lived a vagabond existence, spending most of the year "in the weeds," a term explained as "anywhere you lay your head at night."
Once age finally caught up with GRIGAS, O'CONNOR helped him find an apartment in a complex for the elderly.
It was not an easy adjustment.
"He wouldn't sleep in his new bed, telling me it was too civilized," said O'CONNOR. "And on more than one occasion, I found him cooking a can of beans directly on the electric stove top."
After his release from the Spanish prison camp in 1939, he returned to the U.S., but didn't stay long. In 1940, he went to Montreal to enlist in the Canadian Army because the U.S. was not yet involved in the Second World War. He joined Canadian troops in England.
He served until he was injured in 1944 and returned to the U.S. For the next 50 years, he worked at odd jobs.
GRIGAS never married and didn't make Friends easily.
"But once he accepted you as a friend, he was a very good friend," said WALSH.
McMILLAN agrees, noting he has heard praises for GRIGAS's character from veterans of the Spanish Civil War.
"When he was held in captivity by the Nationalists, by the Fascists, he was regarded as someone who was trustworthy," said McMILLAN. "You didn't have to watch your back with him."

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-03-29 published
STAPLES, Louis
At Woodstock General Hospital on Sunday, March 27, 2005, Louis STAPLES, of Ingersoll, in his 82nd year. Husband of the late Helen (CHAPMAN) STAPLES (1978) and the late June (HOLMES) STAPLES (1992.) Dear father of Emily and her husband Marty GEROUX of Blenheim. Dear stepfather of Carolyn JOHNSON and John WYLIE of Woodstock, Verna and Russ ROBERTS of Harley, Betty and Gary EVES of Brantford, Jo-Anne and Ronald MILLER of Woodstock, Kenneth and Patricia RINE of Ingersoll, Patricia and Rick ELLERTON of Ingersoll and Barbara and Steve HOLBROOK of Elkford, British Columbia. Dear grandfather of Tiffany GEROUX and many step-grandchildren. Dear brother of Gerald and his wife Kay STAPLES of Ingersoll and Tom and his wife Pat STAPLES of Collingwood. Predeceased by one sister Barbara THURTELL (1980.) Mr. STAPLES was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #119, Ingersoll. Funeral Service will be held at the McBeath-Dynes Funeral Home, 246 Thames St. S., Ingersoll on Wednesday, March 30, 2005 at 1: 30 p.m. Visitation one hour prior to service time. Reverend Dr. Lonnie ATKINSON officiating. Interment later in the Field of Honour, Ingersoll Rural Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-04-04 published
PITT, Donald
Suddenly on Friday, April 1st, 2005, Donald PITT of London passed away in his 68th year. Beloved husband of Marilyn. Loving Father of Debbie and Pete FISHER of Dresden, Don and Brenda PITT of London, Sandra SCHNIEDER/SNIDER/SNYDER and her friend Jason MILLER of London and Steve SCHNIEDER/SNIDER/SNYDER of London. Sadly missed by grandchildren Elizabeth, P.J., Ryan, Krista, Derek, Brittany, Alyson, Pamela and Jennifer. He will be missed by his mother Edna PITT. Dear brother of Jean and Bob and Ross and Betty. Predeceased by his father Wallis PITT and brother Bill PITT. Family and Friends will be received at the Forest Lawn Memorial Chapel, 1997 Dundas Street East (at Wavell), London for a memorial service on Wednesday, April 6, 2005 at 3: 00 p.m. Inurnment to follow. Memorial donations to the charity of your choice would be gratefully appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to Memorial Funeral Home 452-3770.

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-04-20 published
MILLER, Patricia Meryl (formerly PETERSON, née MINCHIN)
Patricia Meryl (PETERSON) MILLER, née MINCHIN, at Stratford General Hospital on Monday, April 18, 2005 age 73 years. Beloved wife of the late Frederick Edward (Ted) MILLER of London (1998) and the late Everett Jack PETERSON of Leamington (1979.) Survived by daughter Crystal (Crys) NEWLAND of Stratford, grand_sons Everett and Graham NEWLAND and their father Bob NEWLAND all of Stratford, as well as the “son (she) never had,” Neil Young of Stratford. Also survived by her niece Frances MAY and husband Bryan McNAMARA of Barrie, nephew Dennis MAY, his wife Donna and their son Isaac of London. She will be fondly remembered by stepson Rick MILLER, wife Cheryl and family of Alberta, stepdaughter Janice STRICKLAND, husband Rick and family of London, her Aunt Treva MINCHIN of Merlin, and nieces and nephews in the U.S.A. Predeceased by sister Florence MAY, nephew Doug MAY and two infant brothers. Visitation Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the James A. Harris Funeral Home, 220 St. James St. at Richmond, London, where the funeral service will be conducted on Thursday, April 21 at 11: 30 a.m. Interment Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions to the Canadian Cancer Society, Huron Perth Unit, would be gratefully acknowledged

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-04-23 published
MILLER, Steve
In loving memory of my husband Steve, who passed away 6 years ago April 24th, 1999.
Forever in our hearts you'll always be just a thought and whisper away.
Dorothy and family.

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-05-02 published
MILLER, Pat
Mr. Pat, of Chatham formerly of Wallaceburg and Thamesville passed away on Saturday, April 30, 2005 at "Public General Campus" in Chatham at the age of 91 years. Pat was born in Saskatchewan, son of the late Edward and Catherine (CASEY) MILLER and was a veteran of World War 2. Husband of the late Tina (WOODS) MILLER. Predeceased by his sisters Johanna, Eva and Catherine and his brothers Thomas, Michael, William, John, Albert, James and Edward. Friends will be received at the Eric F. Nicholls Funeral Home, 639 Elgin Street, Wallaceburg, on Tuesday, May 3, 2005 from 7-9 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, May 4, 2005 from St. Paul's Church in Thamesville at 11 a.m. Prayers will be offered at the funeral home Tuesday at 8 p.m. Interment in St. Paul's Cemetery, Thamesville. Donations to St. Paul's Church may be left at the funeral home.

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-05-05 published
CONWAY, Patrick "P.J."
Patrick (P.J.) CONWAY, a resident of Wallaceburg, after a long and courageous battle with cancer on Tuesday, May 3, 2005 in his 56th year. Beloved wife and best friend of Carol (SUTHERLAND.) son of the late Hugh CONWAY (1982) and Christine CONWAY (1995.) Brother of Paul of London, Pamela and Tim DUNN of Horseshoe Valley and the late Peter (1969.) Son-in-law of the late Bruce SUTHERLAND (2002) and Josie SUTHERLAND (2002,) brother-in-law of James and Sheryl MILLER of Waterloo, uncle of Meaghan, Afton, Jackson, Erin, Ian and Tobin. He will be missed by his canine companions, Sasha, Bandit, K.D. and Boots.
P.J. was a past Charter Member of the Lions Club and a former Big Brother. He loved all sports, but his true passion was golf. He will be remembered for his good humor and positive attitude during his illness. Friends may call at the Haycock-Cavanagh Funeral Home, 409 Nelson Street (at Elgin) in Wallaceburg from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Friday. The funeral service will be conducted by Fr. Greg BONIN in the Chapel of the funeral home on Saturday, May 7 at 1 p.m. The interment will follow at Riverview Cemetery. If desired, remembrances to the Chatham-Kent Big Sisters or the Victorian Order of Nurses Nurses Education Fund may be left at the funeral home 519-627-3231.

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-05-05 published
STIRLING, Evelyn Irene (née MILLER)
Evelyn Irene of Blenheim Community Village and formerly R.R.#3, Blenheim, passed away on Wednesday, May 4, 2005 at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance. Born 92 years ago daughter of the late Franklin MILLER and Agnes BROADBENT. Beloved wife of Cecil STIRLING. Dear mother of Linda and Graham SHOULDICE of London, Joan and John LUGTIGHEID of R.R.#2, Kent Bridge, John and Patricia STIRLING of Dorchester. Proud grandmother of ten grandchildren and nine greatgrandchildren. Loved sister of Lillian ELDRIDGE of Sarnia. Also survived by sister-in-law Bertha MILLER of Petrolia. Predeceased by brothers Franklin and Lloyd MILLER. Resting at the J.L. Ford Funeral Home in Blenheim for visitation on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held at the Fourth Line United Church on Saturday at 2: 00 p.m. with Pastor Ed NICOL officiating. Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery. Donations to the Fourth Line United Church Memorial Fund would be appreciated.

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-05-10 published
MILLER, James Bernard
Peacefully at his residence in Ingersoll on Sunday, May 8, 2005, James Bernard MILLER, in his 73rd year. Beloved husband of Marion (HILTS) MILLER. Dear son of Mable MILLER of Hythe, Alberta. Dear father of Arnold, Georgina, Dianna, Katherine, Bobby, Charlie, Mike, Patty, Bill and Gordon. Dear grandfather of 23 grandchildren and soon to be 19 great grandchildren. Affectionately known as Papa J. by many others. Dear brother of Gwen, Don, Earl (deceased), Ruth, Melvin, Linda, Clare, Neil and Bonnie. Sadly missed by all extended family members. Friends will be received at the McBeath-Dynes Funeral Home, 246 Thames Street, S., Ingersoll, Wednesday 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. where service will be held on Thursday, May 12, 2005 at 1: 30 p.m. Reverend Jim CARR officiating. Cremation to follow. Royal Canadian Legion Memorial Service Wednesday at 7: 00 p.m. auspices of Branch #119, Ingersoll. Memorial donations to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #119, Ingersoll would be appreciated.

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-05-17 published
HAMMERSLEY- MILLER, Sue
In loving memory of my daughter Sue who was killed May 17, 1989 by their 3 doberman dogs.
Remembrance is a golden chain,
Death tried to break,
But all in vain,
To have, to love and then to part
Is the greatest sorrow of ones heart.
Always loved and remembered, your loving mother, Helen.

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-05-21 published
ELLIS, Marjorie Lillian (née IRELAND)
It is with deep sadness we announce her passing on Friday, May 20th, 2005 at Elgin Manor peacefully and surrounded by her loving family in her 78th year after a lengthy and courageous battle with Alzheimer's disease. Dearly beloved wife of Harold Wynne for over 50 years. Dearly loved mother of Jo-Anne, Ruth BASKEY, Robert and wife Janice all of Saint Thomas, Mary Jane and husband David HOWELL of St. Catherine's. Much loved mother-in-law of Richard BASKEY of Sparta. Cherished grandmother of Andrew, Griffin, Jason, Holly and Jamie BASKEY and Madison HOWELL. Dear sister of Dorothy MILLER of London, sister-in-law of Shirley BRYANT and husband Horace of Texas, the late Rosemary FARLEY and husband Richard of Brantford. Dear niece of Jean LAMON of California and also sadly missed by a number of nieces, nephews and cousins.
Marjorie was born in Delaware Township on September 17th, 1927. The dearly loved daughter of the late Robert and Mabel FORSYTH) IRELAND. Marjorie came to Saint Thomas in 1954 and resided in Fingal since 1974. She was an active member of the First United Church and the United Church Women and a tireless worker for the St. Thomas Figure Skating Club for many years. Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin Street, Saint Thomas until Tuesday morning and then to First United Church, St. George Street, Saint Thomas for funeral service at 11: 00 a.m. Private interment in Fingal Cemetery. Friends and family will be received for visitation Monday 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Remembrances may be made to the Elgin Manor, the United Church Women of First United Church, or a charity of one's choice.

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-05-24 published
WARNER, Frances Jean (McWILLIAMS)
At Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal on Friday, May 20, 2005 Frances Jean (McWILLIAMS) WARNER of Montreal and formerly of Lucan in her 86th year. Beloved wife of the late Horace Henry WARNER. Dear friend of Jan VLAMING of Montreal. Dear grandmother of John MILLER and Jason MILLER. Dear sister of Peter and Marianne McWILLIAMS of Washougal, Washington. Predeceased by her daughter Lynda MILLER (1991) and son-in-law John MILLER (2002) A graveside service will be held at St. James Cemetery, Clandeboye on Wednesday, May 25th at 2: 30 p.m. C. Haskett and son Funeral Home, 223 Main Street, Lucan entrusted with arrangements. Condolences may be forwarded though www.haskettfh.com

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-05-27 published
CAMPBELL, Murray Nichol
Murray Nichol CAMPBELL of Belmont, Ontario died peacefully at Saint Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, Saint Thomas, Ontario on Thursday, 26 May, 2005, aged 84 years. Beloved husband and best friend for 58 years of Adra Corinne (MILLER) CAMPBELL, who survives him. Dear father of Joanne FLEMING/FLEMMING of Collingwood, Ontario, Fran (George) WHITNEY of Mount Brydges, Ontario, and Brian CAMPBELL of Belmont, Ontario. Dear grandfather of Laura FLEMING/FLEMMING of Vancouver, British Columbia, Suzanne FLEMING/FLEMMING of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Ben (Diane) WHITNEY of Mount Brydges, Carol WHITNEY of Arva, Ontario, Colleen WHITNEY of Mount Brydges and of Heather CAMPBELL of Strathroy, Ontario. Proud great-grandfather of Alex WHITNEY. Murray is also survived by his sister-in-law Mary MILLER of St. Thomas, Ontario, nephews Roger (Marcia) MILLER and Marcus (Donna) MILLER, and niece Laura (Van) Solomonian.
Born in Westminster Township on 6 Jan, 1921, Murray was the only son of Robert J. CAMPBELL (1945) and Mary Isabel "Mayme" (NICOL) CAMPBELL (1967.) He was also predeceased by his only sister, Margaret E. CAMPBELL (1984,) and by his brother-in-law Clayton F. MILLER (1986.) Murray will be missed in his community and his church, Knox Presbyterian Church, Belmont, where he served as an Elder for over 40 years. At Murray's request there will be no visitation or public funeral service. Cremation has taken place. Interment of cremated remains in the family plot at Pond Mills Cemetery, London, Ontario. Murray also requested that memorial donations be made to Presbyterian World Service and Development (African Children's Benefit), 50 Wynford Drive, Toronto, Ontario M3C 1J7, or to a charity of your choice. Bieman Funeral Home, Dorchester, Ontario is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be sent to Brian47@execulink.com

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-06-01 published
SAMWAYS, Helen Jean (née McCAUGHRIN)
At Chelsey Park Nursing Home, London on Monday, May 30, 2005. Helen Jean (McCAUGHRIN) SAMWAYS of London in her 88th year. Wife of the late Cyril Jack SAMWAYS. Daughter of the late John and Margaret McCAUGHRIN of Bothwell. Predeceased by her brothers Russel, Delbert and Glen and her nephews Robert and James. Survived by her sisters-in-law, Isabelle JOHNSTON of London and Ellen (George) MILLER, her nieces Betty McDONALD of London and Janice BEDELL of Mull, Ontario her nephew Lee (Nora) McCAUGHRIN and several great-nieces and greatnephews. Predeceased also by her sister-in-law Jessica and brothers-in-law Fred and Frank. Friends will be received by the family from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London where the funeral service will be conducted in the chapel on Thursday, June 2nd at 1: 30 p.m. with Reverend David NORTON officiating. Interment in Woodland Cemetery, London. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario, 617 Wellington Street, London, Ontario N6A 3R6. On line condolences accepted at www.amgeorgefh.on.ca

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-06-06 published
MILLER, Jane "Jean" Craig Steedman (née LOW/LOWE/LOUGH)
A resident of Chatham and formerly of R.R.#2 Chatham, Jane (Jean) Craig Steedman MILLER died at Meadow Park Nursing Home, Chatham on Friday, June 3, 2005 at the age of 89. Born in Scotland, daughter of the late Findlay and Helen (WINTON) LOW/LOWE/LOUGH. Beloved wife of the late William ROY MILLER (1998.) Loving mother of Craig MILLER and his wife Gloria of Chatham. Grandmother of Susan MILLER of London and David MILLER of Chatham. Sister of Mabel BROOKSBANK and Kathryn HENRY, both of Chatham. Sister-in-law of Nora MILLER and Ethel MILLER, both of Chatham and Doug MILLER of Phoenix, Arizona. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Family will receive Friends at the McKinlay Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham on Monday from 2: 00-4:30 p.m. and 7:00-9:00 p.m. Funeral Service at 1: 30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 7, 2005 from the Funeral Home with Reverend Sandra FOGARTY of Chalmers United Church officiating. Interment McVicar Cemetery. Donations, made by cheque, to Arthritis Foundation or Meadow Park Nursing Home Auxiliary appreciated. Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-06-08 published
FARMER, Marion Adeline (YOUNG)
It is with sadness and love that we inform you of Marion's passing on Saturday, June 4th, 2005 at the Grey Bruce Regional Health Centre, Owen Sound in her 72nd year. Marion left this world surrounded by the love of her family and Friends. Marion was a registered nurse and a graduate of St. Joseph's Hospital 1957. Deeply loved mother of her three children, Allen (Suzin ARKSEY) of Chillawack, British Columbia, Brian (Ellen LANG) of Desboro, and Heather (Wayne SALERNE) of Wiarton. Greatly missed by her 7 grandchildren, Jeremy, Ethan, Adam, Keegan, Richelle, Chantel and Justin. Dearly remembered by her siblings, Clarence YOUNG (Margaret) of Owen Sound, Clara (Gordon HINTHER) of Calgary, Alberta, and Marjorie SMITH of Hanover and her many nieces and nephews. Marion will be fondly remembered and loved by her friend and traveling companion Harry MEEKINS of Owen Sound. Predeceased by her twin sister Muriel (1937,) her father Joseph YOUNG (1955,) her mother Mary BAKER (1975,) her brother Alex (1996,) her sister Gladys MILLER (2004,) also her brother-in-laws, Les SEIFFERT (1987,) Sam SMITH (2001,) Herb MILLER (2002,) her sister-in-law Helen YOUNG (1998,) and her former husband Bert FARMER (2002.) At Marion's request, following cremation, there will be a graveside service on Saturday, June 11th, 2005 at 11 a.m. in the Durham Cemetery for family and close Friends. Marion will be laid to rest and reunited in death with her twin sister Muriel and parents. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Grey Bruce Regional Health Centre or the Lung Association would be greatly appreciated by the family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the McCulloch-Watson Funeral Home, Durham, 519-369-3837

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-06-22 published
JIGGINS, Katharine " Kay" (née REDMOND)
Peacefully at Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital on Saturday, June 18, 2005. Mrs. Katharine (Kay) JIGGINS of Strathroy in her 89th year. Beloved wife of the late George JIGGINS (1988.) Predeceased by her parents, Thomas REDMOND (1950,) and Lilly REDMOND (ROSS) (1952.) Fondly remembered by family Irene and Jim REDMOND, Marion SMITH and several nieces and nephews and Friends, Shirley and Gerry MILLER and Joan and Wayne WATSON. At Kay's request a private graveside service was held on Tuesday, June 21 at Strathroy Cemetery with Bob and Thelma PERRY officiating. Donations to Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family. A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Kay.

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-06-28 published
FLANAGAN, William " Bill"
Peacefully at home surrounded by loved ones, after a valiant battle with cancer, on Sunday, June 26th, 2005, Mr. William "Bill" FLANAGAN of London, in his 78th year. Cherished husband of June. Loving father of John (Chris) FLANAGAN, Sharon (Garland) HUBICK, Cathy HODGINS, Janet (Wayne) HARJU, Janice (Rick) STRICKLAND, Rick (Cheryl) MILLER. Grandpa of Janelle, Nadair, Braelan, Geoff, Paul, Brad, Jenna, Elisa, Brent, Jennifer and Mike. Great-Grandpa of Liana and Silas. Dear brother of Jean (Bill) HOSSACK and brother-in-law of Bob (Gail) MATHERS. Special nephew of Auntie Marg CALLANDER. A long time contributor to London's residential development, Bill was the Past President of the London Home Builders Association (1962) and a Deacon of First Church of Christ (Disciples). Bill was always a truly honest man. Friends may call at the Lloyd R. Needham Funeral Chapel, 520 Dundas Street on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Service from the chapel on Wednesday at 1 p.m., Rev. Larry EDWARDS officiating. Private family interment Ratho Cemetery, Bright. Memorial donations to First Church of Christ (Disciples) or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-06-29 published
DAVIS, Ellen (MILLS)
Peacefully at her residence, surrounded by her family, Mrs. Ellen (MILLS) DAVIS of Arva on Tuesday, June 28th, 2005, in her 69th year. Beloved wife of Peter DAVIS. Loving mother of Edward DAVIS and his wife June, Diane DAVIS- MILLER and her husband Paul, daughter-in-law Rita all of Arva. Predeceased by her son Hugh DAVIS. Also loved by her 7 grandchildren Roy, P.J., Jetanne, Rick, Beth, Randelle and Jay. Dear sister of Marg JONES and her husband Ross of Thorndale. Dear sister-in-law of Madeline MILLER of London. Predeceased by her brother Edward MILLS. The family will receive Friends on Thursday from 6-9 p.m., at the Westview Funeral Chapel, 709 Wonderland Road North (2 blocks north of Oxford). A memorial service will be conducted on Friday, July 1, 2005 at 3: 00 p.m. with Reverend Jane VANPATTER officiating. Cremation with interment of cremated remains at Vinings Cemetery, Thorndale. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-06-29 published
FLANAGAN, William " Bill"
Peacefully at home surrounded by loved ones, after a valiant battle with cancer, on Sunday, June 26th, 2005, Mr. William "Bill" FLANAGAN of London, in his 78th year. Cherished husband of June. Loving father of John (Chris) FLANAGAN, Sharon (Garland) HUBICK, Cathy HODGINS, Janet (Wayne) HARJU, Janice (Rick) STRICKLAND, Rick (Cheryl) MILLER. Grandpa of Janelle, Nadair, Braelan, Geoff, Paul, Brad, Jenna, Elisa, Brent, Jennifer and Mike. Great-Grandpa of Liana and Silas. Dear brother of Jean (Bill) HOSSACK and brother-in-law of Bob (Gail) MATHERS. Special nephew of Auntie Marg CALLANDER. A long time contributor to London's residential development, Bill was the Past President of the London Home Builders Association (1962) and a Deacon of First Church of Christ (Disciples). Bill was always a truly honest man. Friends may call at the Lloyd R. Needham Funeral Chapel, 520 Dundas Street on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Service from the chapel on Wednesday at 1 p.m., Rev. Larry EDWARDS officiating. Private family interment Ratho Cemetery, Bright. Memorial donations to First Church of Christ (Disciples) or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-07-01 published
JAMES, Hazel Martha (formerly BARRETT, née GREB)
At University Hospital, London on Thursday, June 30, 2005 Hazel Martha (GREB) (BARRETT) JAMES of London and formerly of Palmerston. Beloved wife of the late Robert L. JAMES (2002) and the late William (Ed) BARRETT (1963.) Dear mother of Suzanne and Neil YUNGBLUT of Fordwich and Judy and Wayne DARROCH of Lucan. Dear grandmother of Shelley and Rob BURTON of Toronto, and Joanne and Lloyd QUIPP of Monkton; Jacqueline DARROCH of Exeter and Natalie DARROCH of Lucan and great-grandmother of Rachel and Jessica; and Kristen and Susie. Hazel will be sadly missed by her nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her sisters Dorthea ROSE, Ruth CRAWFORD, Marie MILLER and brother Douglas GREB. A private family graveside service will be held at Avondale Cemetery, Stratford. Donations to Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Humane Society) would be appreciated by the family. C. Haskett and son Funeral Home, Lucan (519) 227-4211 entrusted with arrangements. Condolences may be forwarded through www.haskettfh.com

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-07-17 published
THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON, Hazel M. (formerly WEBSTER, née MILLER)
Peacefully at Babcock Community Care Centre, Wardsville on Friday, July 15, 2005, Hazel M. (née MILLER) (WEBSTER) THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON of Glencoe in her 100th year. Beloved wife of the late William WEBSTER (1978) and the late Walter THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON (1989.) Survived by her two sons, Donald (Leona) WEBSTER, and Kenneth WEBSTER, 5 grandchildren Janet (Brian) WATSON, Margaret WEBSTER, Mary Jean (Richard) MALYSZKA, William (Vilma) WEBSTER, and John (Eugenia) WEBSTER and by her great grandchildren; Christa, Kara and Brent, Dan and Kim, Timothy, Mark and Nathan and brother-in-law, Archie McMURCHEY as well as several nieces and nephews. Relatives and Friends will be received at the Van Heck Funeral Home, 172 Symes Street, Glencoe on Sunday evening from 7-9 p.m. where the funeral will be held on Monday, July 18 at 1: 30 p.m. Reverend Joye PLATFORD officiating. Interment Oakland Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Babcock Community Care Centre or Four Counties Health Services Foundation.

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-08-01 published
BREEN, Helen Delene (TREE)
Peacefully at Queensway Nursing Home, Hensall, on Friday, July 29, 2005, Helen Delene (TREE) BREEN, in her 87th year. Beloved wife of the late Robert Peveral BREEN (2002.) Dear mother of John BREEN and June of Calgary, Dianne and Ken CLARKE of R.R.#3 Zurich, and Bruce and Karen BREEN of Exeter. Loved grandmother of Julie, Ange and Aaron, Ryan. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Lois MILLER, Clark and Hazel TREE, Marion TREE and Marie and Wilfred HERMAN. Sadly missed by several nieces, nephews and the BREEN family. Predeceased by her brothers John and Louis TREE and brother-in-law Doug MILLER. A funeral service will be conducted in the Hensall Visitation Chapel, 79 King Street, Hensall on Tuesday, August 2, 2005 at 2 p.m. Friends will be received 1 hour prior to service time. Mr. Bob HEYWOOD officiating. Interment Hensall Union Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to The Lung Association or a charity of choice. J.M. McBeath Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements. Condolences may be forwarded through www.jmmcbeathfuneralhome.com A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Helen BREEN.

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-08-05 published
WALKER, Helen Margaret (MILLER)
At University Hospital, London, on Thursday, August 4, 2005, Helen Margaret (MILLER) WALKER, of R.R.#3 Zurich, in her 79th year. Beloved wife of the late Neil Orlin WALKER (1993.) Dear mother of Sue and Andrew MARKSON of Vernon, British Columbia. Loved grandmother of Kristopher, Joel and David MARKSON and Jennette and Sarah WALKER. Sadly missed by her daughter-in-law Mary Walker THIEL, her husband Hubert and their family. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Arthur and Pauline MILLER and Eileen and Bob LEBUTE. Predeceased by two sons Richard and Michael WALKER, one brother Lloyd MILLER and grandchildren Evan, John and Charlotte WALKER. Cremation. A memorial service will be conducted in St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Zurich, on Saturday, August 6, 2005 at 2 p.m. Pastor Bob HUTCHINSON/HUTCHISON officiating. Interment St. Peter's Lutheran Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to The Heart and Stoke Foundation, Canadian Cancer Society of a charity of choice. J.M. McBeath Funeral Home, Zurich, entrusted with arrangements. Condolences may be forwarded through www.jmmcbeathfuneralhome.com A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Helen WALKER.

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-08-11 published
JACKLIN, Laura Elizabeth (née McGUIGAN)
At home, August 9, 2005, surrounded by the family she loved, Laura Elizabeth JACKLIN of Aylmer in her 71st year, lost her long and courageous battle with M.S. Left to mourn her passing are her husband of 50 years, Ron JACKLIN; 3 daughters Pat SMALE and husband Bob of Crampton; Karen JENNINGS and husband Ralph of Vienna; and Brenda MILLER and husband Ed of Aylmer. Beloved grandmother of Jennifer and Dawn SMALE, Diane and Craig JENNINGS and Adam and Amanda MILLER. Born on March 6, 1935 at Saint Mary's Road, P.E.I., Laura was one of 12 children. Dear sister of Ethel JAY, Toronto; Eileen DODSON, Halifax; Dorothy HARDY, Toronto Lois IVES, Halifax; Lillian WILSON, Halifax; Emily LANDRY, Charlottetown Leo McGUIGAN, Charlottetown and George McGUIGAN, Charlottetown. Pedeceased by her parents, James and Laura McGUIGAN and by three brothers, Philip, James and Lorne McGUIGAN. Friends and relatives will be received at the Kebbel Funeral Home, Aylmer, Ontario on Thursday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service will be conducted by Fr. Adam GABRIEL on Friday, August 12 at 2: 00 p.m. Interment at Queen of Peace Cemetery to follow the service. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society.

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-08-15 published
MILLER, Larry
At London Health Sciences Centre, University Hospital on Saturday, August 13, 2005. Larry, loving husband of Donna, in his 68th year. Dear brother of Gerry of Wardsville. Beloved sister-in-law of Eleanor of London. Predeceased by parents Margaret and Bert and brother Carl. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. There will be no funeral home visitation. Friends are welcome to celebrate the Funeral Mass at St. Michael 's Church (515 Cheapside Street) in London on Wednesday, August 17th, 2005 at 10 o'clock. Cremation. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated. Funeral arrangements entrusted to John T. Donohue Funeral Home.

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-08-21 published
Vanier worker everyone's Grandma
By April KEMICK, Free Press Reporter
Florence (Peggy) HOARE dedicated her life to helping children.
After staying home to raise her son and daughter into their teen years, HOARE became one of Madame Vanier Children's Services most celebrated staff members for her ability to help troubled kids.
"When you talk about unconditional caring and concern, that was Peggy," said former Vanier co-worker Nancy MILLER.
"She created a real feeling of nurturing and safety and a lot of the kids looked to her as a grandma," she said.
HOARE died July 5 at 76 from heart problems, leaving behind a legacy of support for London's needy children.
Her distinguished career began in the early 1970s, when HOARE went back to school for Fanshawe College's child and youth worker program at age 42.
The Toronto native, who met and married her best friend, Don, in 1951, had two grown children, Stephen and Cathy, and longed to work with youngsters.
"She was bored and really loved children," daughter Cathy ADAM/ADAMS said. "She really should have had 10 kids."
HOARE completed the program in 1973 without having missed a single class and was hired at Vanier, where she pioneered a home treatment program.
The dedicated employee brought troubled kids into her home until they were adopted, MILLER said.
"She was so good to them," her daughter said. "Everybody was treated like family."
HOARE, a senior staff member who was looked up to by younger employees for her "quiet, calming influence," later became a child and youth counsellor, a position she held for 19 years.
During her time at Vanier, HOARE also led art therapy sessions and was known to bring in homemade treats for staff and children.
The grandmother-like figure made a lasting impression on the kids she worked with, some of whom remembered her decades after their experiences at Vanier.
"She only retired because she had to," MILLER said of HOARE's retirement at age 65 in 1994.
Even after she left the agency, HOARE, an avid knitter, continued to visit, often bringing in knitted mittens and socks for needy kids.
"Even after she left, she was still here," MILLER said. "We considered her an honorary lifetime volunteer."

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-08-31 published
MILLER, William " Bill"
In loving memory of a dear husband, father and grandfather, William "Bill" MILLER, who passed away 1 year ago August 31, 2004. "Always remembered and loved". Wife Madelene and families.

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-09-06 published
MILLER, George William
Passed away peacefully at Parkwood Hospital on Friday September, 3rd, 2005 in his 65th year. Predeceased by his brother Gerald (2003). Survived by siblings Hazel, Joan (Al), Jack of London, Linda of Whitby, Ontario, Judy (Jim) of Saint Thomas and Judy (Bill), Harold (Zelda) also of London. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. At George's request there will be no Funeral Service. Memorial donations may be made to the London Regional Cancer Centre. Cremation has taken place, London Cremation Service entrusted with the arrangements (672-0459).

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-09-07 published
MILLER, George William
Passed away peacefully at Parkwood Hospital on Friday September, 2nd, 2005 in his 65th year. Predeceased by mother Charlene MILLER (2001) and his brother Gerald (2003). Survived by son Mickey LACOURSE of London, siblings Hazel, Joan (Al,) Jack of London, Linda of Whitby, Ontario, Judy (Jim) of Saint Thomas and Judy (Bill), Harold (Zelda) also of London. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. At George's request there will be no Funeral Service. Memorial donations may be made to the London Regional Cancer Centre. Cremation has taken place, London Cremation Service entrusted with the arrangements (672-0459).

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-09-10 published
Accused in death released
Geun Chul LEE, 25, of Huron Street, is charged with manslaughter and is free on $5,000 bail.
By Kelly PEDRO, and Peter GEIGEN- MILLER, Free Press Reporters
A man charged with manslaughter following a fight Thursday that left a London man with fatal injuries was released on bail yesterday.
London police yesterday released the name of the 22-year-old man, Kai ZHENG, who died Thursday in hospital after he was injured outside his apartment building at 1128 Adelaide St. N.
Geun Chul LEE, 25, of Huron Street was held in custody after he was arrested at his home Thursday and charged with manslaughter in Zheng's death.
LEE and ZHENG knew of each other but had never met, police said.
LEE was released yesterday on $5,000 bail during an appearance in the Ontario Court of Justice.
Justice of the peace John CARROLL ordered LEE to surrender his passport before his release.
CARROLL said LEE must continue to live at his Huron Street residence, report to London police every Sunday and is not to go within a block of the Adelaide Street apartment building where the fight occurred.
While out of custody, he is banned from possessing weapons of any kind.
LEE replied with a soft-spoken "yes" when asked if he understood the conditions of his release.
LEE's lawyer, Antin JAREMCHUK, told CARROLL that LEE's family is in Korea and his mother is flying to Canada to be with her son.
LEE was ordered to return to court October 5.
ZHENG and a roommate moved into a sixth-floor apartment at 1128 Adelaide September 1.
Friends brought ZHENG to Victoria Hospital after he was seriously hurt in a fight with another person outside his apartment building.
Hospital staff then called police just before 6 a.m.
ZHENG later died of his injuries, making him the 12th homicide victim in London this year.
Police are still awaiting autopsy results to determine his cause of death.
ZHENG had applied to Fanshawe College, but hadn't completed registration and had not attended classes.

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-09-10 published
ELLIS, Harold
Of Saint Thomas, on Friday, September 9, 2005, at the Saint Thomas-Elgin General Hospital in his 81st year. Beloved husband of the late Marjorie (IRELAND) ELLIS (May 2005.) Dearly loved father of Jo-Anne ELLIS of Saint Thomas, Ruth BASKEY of Saint Thomas, Robert ELLIS and his wife Janice of Saint Thomas, Mary Jane ELLIS and her husband David HOWELL of St. Catharines and dear father-in-law of Richard BASKEY of Sparta. Loved brother of Shirley and her husband Horace BRYANT of Texas and the late Rosemary FARLEY, and dear brother-in-law of Dorothy MILLER of London and Dr. Richard FARLEY of Brantford. Much loved grandfather of Jason, Holly and Jamie BASKEY, Andrew GRIFFIN and Madison HOWELL. Dear nephew of Rose COUTTS of Mississauga, also survived by a number of nieces, nephews and cousins. Harold was born in Detroit, Michigan on June 29, 1925, the son of the late Edwin "Ted" and Mary (GREGG) ELLIS. Harold grew up in the Springfield-Aylmer area and resided in Saint Thomas and Fingal since 1949. Harold was the retired owner of Ellis Farm Equipment and was a 50 year member of First United Church, life member of the Fingal Optimist Club and also belonged to the Malahide Masonic Lodge #140, Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin Street, Saint Thomas until Monday morning and then to First United Church, St. George Street, St. Thomas for funeral service at 11: 00 a.m. Cremation to follow with private interment of ashes in Fingal Cemetery. Visitation Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Remembrances may be made to the Parkinson's Foundation, First United Church or charity of choice.

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-09-10 published
SPRINGMAN, Irene
Peacefully at Babcock Community Care Centre on Friday, September 9th, 2005, Mrs. Irene SPRINGMAN, of London, in her 75th year. Loving mother of Wayne and his wife Paula of British Columbia, Gary and his wife Sharon and Suzanne TILSTON and companion John TREDENICK of London. Dear grandmother of LeeAnn MILLER and Ken and Dan TILSTON and great-grandmother of Justin, Lauren, Richard and Harris. Also survived by her sister Bev LESARGE of British Columbia, Grace McGILLIVRAY of Calgary and John McGILIVRAY of Komoka. Predeceased by her loving companion George WILL. Irene was a friend of Bill W. for 44 years. Friends may call at the Lloyd R. Needham Funeral Chapel, 520 Dundas Street, London on Sunday, September 11th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Service from the chapel on Monday at 1: 30 p.m. Memorial donations to the Mission Services of London would be appreciated. Tributes may be left at www.mem.com

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-09-15 published
MILLER, Marian (née ANGLIN)
Of Valleyview Home, Saint Thomas on Wednesday, September 14, 2005, at her late residence, in her 93rd year. Beloved wife of the late Maitland MILLER (1987) and dearly loved mother of M. "Arthur" MILLER of Saint Thomas. Predeceased by a brother Arnold ANGLIN (1970). Marian was born in Toronto on January 1, 1913, the daughter of the late Arthur and Birdell (KELL) ANGLIN. She has lived in Saint Thomas since 1950. Marian worked in a war plant during World War 2, then managed The Lady Shoppe in Hamilton and then managed the Sally Shoppe in Saint Thomas for 15 years and worked for the Saint Thomas Public Library for 8 years. She was a 50 year member of Centre Street Baptist Church, a member of the Mission Circle. She also taught art at the Senior Centre and was a well known artist. Resting at the Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin Street, St. Thomas where funeral service will be held Saturday at 11: 00 a.m. Cremation to follow, with burial of ashes in Greenwood Cemetery, Owen Sound. Visitation Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Remembrances may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or to Centre Street Baptist Church.

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-09-20 published
ELPHEE, Alan John
Suddenly on Saturday September 17, 2005, Alan John ELPHEE, in his 82nd year, died on the 7th hole of Sunningdale Golf Club enjoying one of his two favorite pastimes. The second as a long time supporter of the London Knights. He leaves behind his wife Janet of 57 years, son Martin (Joanne) of Fort St. James, British Columbia and daughter Jennifer of London; four grandchildren, Jennifer, Erin, Kyla and Garrett and two great grandchildren, Hannah and Ty. He is survived by a sister, Dorothy MILLER of Florida. He loved his family with all his heart and spoke to Friends constantly about how proud he was of them all. Alan served in the Royal Navy on the H.M.S. Suffolk during World War 2 after which he emigrated to Canada in 1948. Canada rapidly became home and he was proud to own a piece of it. Alan will be remembered for his quick wit, kindness, generosity and ability to talk to anyone anywhere and be genuinely interested in their life. Private family visitation on Tuesday evening September 20, 2005 at John T. Donohue Funeral Home, 362 Waterloo Street at King Street, London. A memorial service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Thursday morning, September 22, 2005 at 11 o'clock. Reception to follow at First Baptist Church, 568 Richmond Street, London. In lieu of flowers, donations are to be made to the Cardiac Fitness Institute, London Health Sciences Centre, 747 Baseline Road E., London, Ontario, N6C 2R6.

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-09-24 published
MILLER, Hazel
Hazel MILLER of Wallaceburg and formerly of Oshawa and Toronto, passed away suddenly on Thursday, September 22, 2005 in her 88th year. Beloved wife of the late Perry. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Roger and Norine MILLER of Brighton and Patricia and Michael CAVANAGH of Wallaceburg. Dear grandmother of Kevin, Sean, Erin, Iain and Perrianne. She will be missed by her great-grandchildren Andrew, Jack, Clancy, Jadon, Zachary, Kimberly, Hunter and Jake. Friends may call at the Haycock-Cavanagh Funeral Home, 409 Nelson Street in Wallaceburg from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Sunday. The funeral service will be conducted by Reverend Reginald BABBEY in the chapel of the funeral home on Monday, September 26 at 1 p.m. The interment at Resthaven Memorial Gardens in Scarborough will be held at a later date. If desired, remembrances to the Red Cross for Katrina Relief may be left at the funeral home, 519-627-3231.

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-10-12 published
SHUTTLEWORTH, Gladys Ethel (née STOCK)
On October 10, 2005 and peacefully at home which was her desire. Gladys Ethel SHUTTLEWORTH passed away in her 89th year. Beloved wife of the late James Edgar (Ted) SHUTTLEWORTH. Predeceased by her parents David and Jane STOCK, her brother Leonard STOCK, sisters Margaret WAUGH, Olive DRENNAN, Dorothy MOON, and Hilda ROBBINS. Survived by her children Kallie (Pat) MILLER, Marilyn and George McKAY, David and Susan, Gordon and Patricia and Nancy MROZ. Survived by sister Bertha HORNBY, brother-in-law Ross and Carole SHUTTLEWORTH, Walter and Jean BENJAFIELD, and Ruth MILLER. She is also loved by 11 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. Gladys was co-owner of Little Tree Farm Limited. Arrangements by A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street, South, London, Ontario with visitation on Wednesday October 12, 2005 from 2: 00 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. A service to celebrate Glad's life will be held at the Funeral Home on Thursday October 13, 2005 at 2: 00 p.m. A reception will follow the service at A. Millard George. Cremation and a private inurnment will be held later at Woodland Cemetery, London. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to the Salvation Army or the charity of your choice would be appreciated. The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to Dr. S. CEJIC, his nurse Sharon BUCHANAN and the Byron Medical Centre.

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-10-14 published
WATSON, George
At Bluewater Health - C.E.E. Site, Petrolia, on Wednesday, October 12, 2005. George WATSON, 79 years, of Oil Springs. Beloved husband of the late Elma (née BRIDGES) (2001.) Dear father of Larry and Sharon WATSON of Oil Springs and Murray and Maxine WATSON of Watford. Dear grandfather of Tina and Greg BERNETIC of Peace River, Alberta, Gary WATSON and Jane of Sarnia, Dale and Trish WATSON of Sarnia and Wade WATSON of Watford. Dear great-grandfather of Misty, Alycia, Dominic, Sydney, Garnet, Daniel and Alexis. Dear brother of Betty and Tom GUFFEY of Triangle, Virginia, Marian ANDERSON of Collingwood, Elsie and Robert MORRISON of Sarnia, Linda and Hank KLODNICKI of Huntsville and the late Bill WATSON (2001) and his wife Bernice of Sarnia and the late James WATSON (1969). George was predeceased by his parents George (1951) and Retta (née WAGNER) (1982) and step-father Vaughn (Doc) MILLER (2001). Visitors will be received on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Needham-Jay Funeral Home, Petrolia, where the funeral service will be held on Saturday, October 15, 2005 at 2: 30 p.m. with Reverend Mark PERRY officiating. Interment in Oil Springs Cemetery. The Alexandra Masonic Lodge #158 A.F. and A.M. will hold a memorial service on Friday at 6: 45 p.m. As expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the C.E.E. Hospital Foundation. Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.needhamjay.com.

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-10-18 published
LESLIE, Joyce (MILLER)
Suddenly at her residence on Monday, October 17, 2005 Joyce (MILLER) of R.R.#3 Ingersoll and formerly of Exeter in her 68th year. Beloved wife of Robert and dear mother of Brenda and Don TRIEBNER, Bonnie and Morley OBRE, and Marilyn and Jim SKINNER all of Exeter and Paul COOPER and Jetta HEINEN of Stratford. Also loved by seven grandchildren, Lisa (Grant), Anthony (Carrie), Trever (Janet), Tyler, Sherri, Christopher and Shauna. Dear sister of Winnie SCHLUETER (Mike) of Cambridge, Lena (Ron) WHITE/WHYTE of Georgetown, Gerald (Joan) MILLER of Claresholme, Alberta, and the late Raymond MILLER. Dear Sister-in-law of Wilma MILLER of Woodstock, and Linda and Gordon PIKE of Thamesford. Also sadly missed by the Cooper family and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Friends may call at the Harland B. Betzner Funeral Home, 177 Dundas Street, Thamesford on Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where funeral service will be held on Thursday October 20, 2005 at 11 a.m. Pastor Cathy PROUT officiating. Interment Exeter Cemetery (3 p.m..) As an expression of sympathy memorial donations may be given to the Canadian Diabetes Association.

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-10-22 published
JANSEN, Peter
Peacefully at Seaforth Community Hospital on Friday October 21, 2005, Mr. Peter JANSEN of Seaforth in his 77th year. Beloved husband of Grace (v.d. Boom) JANSEN. Loving father of Marjorie and Marvin KALE of White Rock, British Columbia, Joe JANSEN of Vancouver, British Columbia, Harry JANSEN and Janice MURRAY of Seaforth and Pete and Sandra JANSEN of Ben MILLER. Cherished grandfather of Brandy, Logan, Max, and Jesse. Dear brother of Jan and Cobi JANSEN, Ali and Joost HUTING and Henk JANSEN all of Holland. Also missed by sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the Box and Smith Funeral Chapel, 47 High Street, Seaforth on Monday from 7-9 p.m. A Memorial Mass will be held at St. James Roman Catholic Church on Tuesday October 25, 2005 at 11 a.m. Interment of ashes to follow at St. James Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or The Seaforth Community Hospital would be greatly appreciated. Parish Prayers will be held at the funeral home Monday at 7 o'clock.

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-10-22 published
TODD, Wilbert
A resident of R.R.#7 Thamesville, passed away peacefully at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, on Friday, October 21, 2005 at the age of 88. Born in Aldborough Twp., son of the late William and Violet (GARDINER) TODD. Predeceased by his first wife Verna TODD (1983) and his late wife Marie DRURY (2004.) Beloved father of Vera Todd LEVERTON of R.R.#7 Thamesville, Norma and Scott JAY of R.R.#1 Muirkirk, and Wm. Gordon and Elizabeth Ann TODD of R.R.#2 Tupperville. Loving grandfather of Lesley TODD and Marc MILLER of Wallaceburg, Matthew and Natalie TODD of Highgate, Jason TODD of Dresden, Christopher LEVERTON of Ridgetown, Adam LEVERTON of Poland, Mike JAY and Jordan JAY of R.R.#1 Muirkirk. Cherished great-grandfather of several great-grandchildren. Step-father and step-grandfather of Mary Ellen and Ted VERCOUTEREN and their family of Blenheim. Earl and Sue DRURY and their family of Blenheim. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. The Todd family will receive Friends at the John C. Badder Funeral Home, 72 Victoria Street, Thamesville on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held in the chapel of the funeral home on Monday, October 24, 2005 at 1: 30 p.m. with Reverend Mary ELFORD of Highgate officiating. Interment Gosnell Cemetery, Orford Twp. Donations may be made at the funeral home by cheque to the Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of one's choice. Highgate Masonic Lodge #336 Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons will hold a masonic service on Sunday evening at 6: 45 p.m. A Tree will be planted in Memory of Wilbert Todd in the Badder and Robinson Memorial Forest, Mosa Twp."

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-10-24 published
PRYKE, Marian J. (formerly INGRAM, née ELLAH)
Peacefully at home in Saint Marys with her family at her side on Sunday, October 23, 2005 Marian J. (ELLAH) (INGRAM) PRYKE age 75 years of Sparling Cr., Saint Marys. Beloved wife of the late William E. (Bill) INGRAM (1970) and Walter S. (Wally) PRYKE (1994). Loving mother of Patricia and Murray ROBINSON of Saint Marys, Jim and Dina INGRAM of Creston, British Columbia, Tim INGRAM of London, Ted and Brenda INGRAM of Saint Marys, Laurie and Martin CUNNINGHAM of Lucknow, Jim and Saranne PRYKE of London, Gordon and Joyce COOKSON of Saint Marys. Dear sister of Ethel GRIEVE and Robert ELLAH. Dear sister-in-law of Evelyn ROWLAND, Lorne and Mary INGRAM, Audrey and Reg MILLER, Dorothy and Orville KLEA and George HYDE. Sadly missed by many grandchildren and great grandchildren, a special niece of Wally's Rene GREASON and husband Bob and a dear companion Don COWARD all of Saint Marys. Predeceased by her parents William ELLAH and the former Jean FERGUSON. A son Earl PRYKE, sisters Margaret RUSTON and husband Ed, Helen KNOTT and husband Lavern, Shirley HYDE, brothers-in-law Dave GRIEVE, Art INGRAM, Orville ROWLAND and sister-in-law Yvonne ELLAH. Resting at the L.A. Ball Funeral Chapel, 7 Water St. N., Saint Marys on Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday October 26, 2005 at 1 p.m. with Reverend Shannon TENNANT officiating. Interment will follow in Saint Marys Cemetery. In her memory donations to the Royal Canadian Legion, The Canadian Cancer Society or the Charity of choice would be appreciated. Branch# 236 of the Royal Canadian Legion will hold a service on Tuesday evening at 6: 45 p.m. for the late Marion PRYKE.

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-11-05 published
MILLER, Marilyn
Peacefully at the London Health Sciences Centre, Westminster Campus, on Wednesday, November 2, 2005, Marilyn MILLER of Lambeth in her 73rd year. Beloved wife of the Late Irvin (Irv) MILLER (1998.) Loving mother of Victoria MILLER and Manuel CAMARA and Tammy and Larry FORD. Proud grandmother of Dustin, Manuel and Ember. Dear sister of Noreen ALDRIDGE, Margaret HARRISON and Jean MAY. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Predeceased by her brothers Fred, Bill and Martin and her sister Irene. At Marilyn's request there will be no visitation or Funeral Service. Cremation with interment at the "Rose Garden", Lambeth. Donations to the Cardiac Fitness Institute C / O Dr. Larry PATRICK gratefully acknowledged. McFarlane and Roberts Funeral Home, Lambeth 652-2020 in care of arrangements. Please sign the Family Book of Condolence at www.obituariestoday.com

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-11-18 published
MILLER, Charlene
In loving memory of my sister Charlene who went to her eternal rest 4 years ago November 18, 2001. You are gone but not forgotten And never shall you be. As long a memories fill my heart With days of you and me. Bea.

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-11-19 published
BRYDGES, Audrey Gladys Geraldine (née SCOTT)
Of Marshall Gowland Manor, Sarnia, Ontario passed away on November 17, 2005 at Bluewater Health Mitton Street Site at the age of 84. She was born on March 28, 1921 in Fullarton Township to Elmer and Olive (DOW) SCOTT. She married Nelson Garnet BRYDGES on November 29, 1941. Survived by loving husband of almost 64 years Nelson BRYDGES, Sarnia and also by her loving daughters who will miss her very much Geraldine and her husband Donald STEWARD/STEWART/STUART, Mooretown and their family Carolyn and Joe STONEHOUSE, their children Tyler and Nathan MATER, Beau, Brett and Ben STONEHOUSE, Corunna and Brian and Pat STEWARD/STEWART/STUART and their children Matthew, Michael and Kate, Mooretown, and Bonnie and her husband Ross GENNOE, Strathroy and their sons (Audrey's special grand_sons) Rob GENNOE, Point Edward and Dan GENNOE, Strathroy. Sister of Ken (Evelyn) SCOTT, Fred (Audrey) SCOTT, Jean (Earl) OPPENHAUSER and Yvonne (Keith) TINNING all of Mitchell, Mary (Don) SWINDALL, London and Pat (Ron) PATTERSON, Stratford. Sister-in-law of Jim MILLER, Mitchell, Doris GOODALL, Sarnia, Irene BRYDGES, London and Eileen. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Predeceased by parents Elmer and Olive (DOW) SCOTT, sister Ruth MILLINGTON and her husband John, sister Dorothy MILLER, son-in-law Orval DUFFY, and the following sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law Walter and Margie BRYDGES, Lewis BRYDGES, Clifford and Hazel BRYDGES, Robert BRYDGES, Lucy and Jack KECK, John GOODALL, Violet and Clifford KADEY, Mary and Ruel BOYNTON. She will be sadly missed by the staff and her many Friends at Marshall Gowland Manor and many other Friends from over her lifetime. Audrey was a very special lady with almost always a smile on her face and a kind word for everyone. She will be missed. We now give her into God's hands. A funeral service will be held on Monday, November 21, 2005 at 3 p.m. from Smith Funeral Home, 1576 London Line, Sarnia with Reverend Deb McGILL officiating. Interment in Resurrection Cemetery. Friends will be received at the Smith Funeral Home on Sunday afternoon from 2 to 4 p.m. and evening from 7 to 9 p.m. Sympathy through donations to the Sarnia Humane Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.smithfuneralhome.ca

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-12-02 published
BIGGS, Renée Marion (MILLER)
At Parkwood Hospital in London on November 30th, 2005, peacefully, Renée Marion (MILLER) BIGGS, in her 81st year. Beloved wife and best friend of Philip W. BIGGS for over 60 years. Loving mother of sons Gregory (Australia) and Glenn (Normandale.). Predeceased by sister Beatrice (California). Survived by dear brother James MILLER of Dorset, England and by several nieces and nephews, who will always miss her, as will numerous Friends here and in England, Ireland, California and Australia. Renée was an exceptional woman who seldom complained during her many months of suffering. Complying with her wishes, cremation has taken place, with interment of her ashes at a later date. We are so very grateful to the nurses of the Victorian Order of Nurses and to Dr. SWIFT and the nurses of Palliative Care at Parkwood Hospital for the compassion and care they extended to Renée. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to the London Health Sciences Foundation - Cancer Centre or to the London Branch of the Victorian Order of Nurses would be gratefully acknowledged. Westview Funeral Chapel (641-1793) entrusted with arrangements. "Rest in peace my Darling."

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-12-06 published
CAMPBELL, Adra Corinne (née MILLER)
Of Belmont, Ontario, died peacefully at her home on Sunday, December 4, 2005, aged 79 years. Beloved wife of the late Murray Nichol CAMPBELL (26 May 2005.) Dear mother of JoAnne FLEMING/FLEMMING of Collingwood, Ontario, Fran (George) WHITNEY of Mount Brydges, Ontario, and Brian CAMPBELL of Belmont. Dear grandmother of Laura FLEMING/FLEMMING of Vancouver, British Columbia, Suzanne FLEMING/FLEMMING of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Ben (Diane) WHITNEY of Mount Brydges, Carol WHITNEY of Arva, Ontario, Colleen WHITNEY of Mount Brydges, and of Heather CAMPBELL of Strathroy, Ontario. Proud great-grandmother of Alex and Spencer WHITNEY. Corinne is also survived by her sister-in-law Mary MILLER of Saint Thomas, nephews Roger (Marcia) MILLER and Marcus (Donna) MILLER, and niece Laura (Van) SOLOMONIAN. Born in Yarmouth Twp. on 21 June 1926, Corinne was the only daughter of the late Angus MILLER (1939) and P. Frances HOWSE (1964.) She was predeceased by brothers Clayton F. MILLER (1986) and J. Homer MILLER (1922.) There will be no public funeral service. Cremation has taken place. Interment of cremated remains in the family plot at Pond Mills Cemetery, London, Ontario. Memorial donations may be made to Knox Presbyterian Church, Belmont, Ontario or to a charity of your choice. Bieman Funeral Home, Dorchester, Ontario is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be sent to Brian47@execulink.com

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-12-06 published
MILLER, C. Ray
At the Woodstock General Hospital on Sunday December 4, 2005. C. Ray MILLER of Woodstock in his 64th year. Beloved husband of Bonnie L. MILLER (née BILL.) Dear father of Jim and his wife Shelley of Woodstock, Shari SIMSONS and her husband Jeff of Richmond Hill, Cheryl BODNAR of Innerkip and Sean THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON and his wife Sherry of Innerkip. Loved grandfather of Brennen, Matthew, Elijah, Sean, Madison, Connor, Bryn and Hayley. Dear brother of Bob MILLER and his wife Monica of Barrie, Ruth CONSTABLE and her husband Jack of Saint Marys and Betty Jean JANKE and her husband Ron of London. Ray had been a long time member of the Oak Br.#261 Masonic Lodge Innerkip Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons and the Woodstock Masonic Lodge of Perfection Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons. Friends may call at the R.D. Longworth Funeral Home, 845 Devonshire Ave., Woodstock, 539-0004 on Tuesday December 6, 2005 from 7-9 p.m., where the funeral service will be held in the chapel on Wednesday at 11: 00 a.m. Interment in the Innerkip Cemetery following cremation. Contributions to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. A Masonic service under the auspices of Oak Br. #261 Masonic Lodge Innerkip will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday evening at 6: 30 p.m. Online condolences at www.longworthfuneralhome.com

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-12-07 published
MILLER, C. Ray
At the Woodstock General Hospital on Sunday December 4, 2005. C. Ray MILLER of Innerkip in his 64th year. Beloved husband of Bonnie L. MILLER (née BILL.) Dear father of Jim and his wife Shelley of Woodstock, Shari SIMSONS and her husband Jeff of Richmond Hill, Cheryl BODNAR of Innerkip and Sean THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON and his wife Sherry of Innerkip. Loved grandfather of Brennen, Matthew, Elijah, Sean, Madison, Connor, Bryn and Hayley. Loved son of Hazel MILLER of Exeter and the late James MILLER. Dear brother of Bob MILLER and his wife Monica of Barrie, Ruth CONSTABLE and her husband Jack of Saint Marys and Betty Jean JANKE and her husband Ron of London. Ray had been a long time member of the Oak Br.#261 Masonic Lodge Innerkip Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons and the Woodstock Masonic Lodge of Perfection Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons. Friends may call at the R.D. Longworth Funeral Home, 845 Devonshire Ave., Woodstock, 539-0004 on Tuesday December 6, 2005 from 7-9 p.m., where the funeral service will be held in the chapel on Wednesday at 11: 00 a.m. Interment in the Innerkip Cemetery following cremation. Contributions to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. A Masonic service under the auspices of Oak Br. #261 Masonic Lodge Innerkip was held at the funeral home on Tuesday evening at 6: 30 p.m. Online condolences at www.longworthfuneralhome.com

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-12-10 published
CAMERON, Alma Blanche (WILSON)
At London Health Sciences Centre - University Hospital, on Friday, December 9th, 2005, Alma Blanche (WILSON) CAMERON of London in her 85th year. Beloved wife of the late William "Bill" CAMERON. Loving mother of Donna (Ken) BLACK of Palmerston, Sylvia (Rod) COOK of Saint John, New Brunswick, Paul (Marie) CAMERON of Los Angeles, California, Mark (Johna) CAMERON of Kingston. Also missed by daughter-in-law Billie-Jo GREEN (Jim.) Dear sister of Shirley MILLER of Thamesford, Gerald and Jeraldeen WILSON of Strathroy. Also loved by her 15 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 2: 00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. at the Westview Funeral Chapel, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, where the funeral service will be conducted on Monday, December 12th, 2005 at 3: 00 p.m. Interment at Zion Cemetery, Nissouri Township. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Alma are asked to consider the charity of your choice.

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-12-13 published
MORTON, Beverley " Bev" (née MILLER)
Passed away peacefully at Victoria Hospital on Sunday, December 11, 2005. Beloved wife of Al MORTON for 40 years. Loving mother of Lorrie (Ron) BAILEY and Steve MORTON. Cherished grandmother of Melissa and Amanda. Devoted daughter of Minnie WANNAMAKER and the late Wilfred WANNAMAKER. Dear sister of Bruce (Connie) MILLER, Jim (Carolyn) WANNAMAKER and Emily GABRIEL. The family will receive Friends and relatives at Forest Lawn Memorial Chapel, 1997 Dundas Street East (at Wavell), London, for visitation on Tuesday from 7-9 pm. Funeral service will be on Wednesday, December 14, 2005 at 11 a.m. Cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Cancer Research Society would be gratefully appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to Memorial Funeral Home, 452-3770

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-12-16 published
LIVINGSTON, Ron
Suddenly at Parry Sound on Tuesday, December 13, 2005, Ron LIVINGSTON of Glencoe in his 44th year. Beloved husband of Ann DELINE. Dear father of Jillian and Danica. Loving son of Jack and Barb LIVINGSTON and grand_son of Glen MILLER. Also survived by his 2 brothers, Rob and Sue and their family and Randy and Colleen and their family, as well as several aunts, uncles and cousins and many Friends. Fondly remembered by the Deline family. Relatives and Friends will be received at the Van Heck Funeral Home, 172 Symes Street, Glencoe on Friday and Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service will be held on Sunday, December 18, at 2: 00 p.m. Reverend Trisha ELLIOT/ELLIOTT officiating. Interment Longwood Cemetery, Melbourne. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or Children's Aid Society of London and Middlesex.

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-12-17 published
BENEDICT, Mitchell Dean
On Tuesday, December 13, 2005, baby Mitchell Dean BENEDICT of R.R.#3 Kerwood. Beloved son of Lorne and Tracy BENEDICT of R.R.#3 Kerwood. Precious and much loved baby brother of Monique and Laura at home. Sadly missed by two devoted grandpas, Ross MILLER of R.R.#3 Melbourne and Rodger BENEDICT of R.R.#3 Kerwood and watched over and loved in Heaven by two very special Guardian Angels, Grandma Margery MILLER (2002) and Grandma Donalda BENEDICT (2003.) Cherished nephew of Barbara BENEDICT, Donna BENEDICT and Greg FOREMAN, Lorri and Jeff PRIMEAU, Heather and Jim MacKICHAN and Gayle MILLER and Paul PICKARD. Dear great-grand_son of Elmer and Wilma LINK and Eva MILLER. Private family service to be held at West Adelaide Cemetery. Denning Bros. Funeral Home, Strathroy entrusted with arrangements. As an expression of sympathy memorial donations may be made to the Children's Health Foundation, Children's Hospital of Western Ontario, 345 Westminster Avenue, London, Ontario N6C 4V3.

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.strathroy.age_dispatch 2005-01-04 published
FISHER, Dorothy
Peacefully at Strathmere Lodge, Strathroy, on Wednesday, December 23, 2004, Dorothy FISHER, in her 98th year. Predeceased by her husband, Howard FISHER (1964.) Beloved mother of Shirley (Ken) THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON of Strathroy. Predeceased by daughter, Marion (Pete) MILLER of Texas, and son Robert (Judy) FISHER of Orillia. Loving grandmother of several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren. Cremation has taken place and a private family graveside service will follow at a later date. Elliott-Madill Funeral Home, Mt. Brydges, entrusted with arrangements.

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.strathroy.age_dispatch 2005-06-21 published
JIGGINS, Katharine " Kay" (née REDMOND)
Peacefully, at Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital, on Saturday, June 18, 2005, Mrs. Katharine (Kay) JIGGINS of Strathroy, in her 89th year. Beloved wife of the late George JIGGINS (1988.) Predeceased by her parents, Thomas Redmond (1950) and Lilly REDMOND (ROSS) (1952.) Fondly remembered by family Irene and Jim REDMOND, Marion SMITH and several nieces and nephews, and Friends Shirley and Gerry MILLER and Joan and Wayne WATSON. At Kays request, a private graveside service was held on Tuesday, June 21 at Strathroy Cemetery with Bob and Thelma PERRY officiating. Donations to the Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family. A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Kay.

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MILLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.strathroy.age_dispatch 2005-12-20 published
BENEDICT, Mitchell Dean
On Tuesday, December 13, 2005, baby Mitchell Dean BENEDICT of R.R.#3, Kerwood. Beloved son of Lorne and Tracy BENEDICT of R.R.#3, Kerwood. Precious and much loved baby brother of Monique and Laura at home. Sadly missed by two devoted grandpas, Ross MILLER of R.R.#3, Melbourne, and Rodger BENEDICT of R.R.#3, Kerwood and watched over and loved in Heaven by two very special guardian angels, Grandma Margery MILLER (2002) and Grandma Donalda BENEDICT (2003.) Cherished nephew of Barbara BENEDICT, Donna BENEDICT, and Greg FOREMAN, Lorri and Jeff PRIMEAU, Heather and Jim MacKICHAN and Gayle MILLER and Paul PICKARD. Dear great-grand_son of Elmer and Wilma LINK and Eva MILLER. Private family service was held at West Adelaide Cemetery. Denning Bros. Funeral Home, Strathroy, entrusted with arrangements. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Childrens Health Foundation, Childrens Hospital of Western Ontario, 345 Westminster Ave., London, Ontario N6C 4V3.

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MILLER o@ca.on.simcoe_county.nottawasaga.collingwood.the_connection 2005-08-05 published
MILLER, Ernest Charles
Passed away peacefully on August 1, 2005, in his 86th year at the General and Marine Hospital in Collingwood. Loving husband of Lovina for 55 years. Father of Gloria (Brian HURCOM,) Ted (Brenda RAY, Yvonne (Brian HOBBS) all of Collingwood. Grandfather to Tonya, Lamonte, Aaron, John, Jerry, Melissa, Matt, Tracey Travis, and Jen. Great Grandfather to Cody, Cyla, Kendra, Skylar, Jacob, Masen, Jaden, Aaron, Tyler, Jonathan, and Dominic. Survived by brothers Harry, and Edward, and sisters Audrey and Estella. Predeceased by brother Elmer and sisters Rose and Eileen. A celebration of his life will be held on Monday, August 8, 2005 at 3 p.m. at the Nazarene Church, 200 Erie Street, Collingwood. He will be sadly missed and never forgotten. Donations to the General & Marine Hospital in his name would be greatly appreciated.
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MILLER o@ca.on.simcoe_county.nottawasaga.collingwood.the_connection 2005-08-19 published
MILLER, Ernest Charles
The family of the late Ernest MILLER sincerely thank each and everyone who helped in any way to ease our sorrow in the passing of a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. We deeply appreciate all acts of kindness, sympathy cards, flowers, prayers and donations to the G and M Hospital in Ernies name.
The Memorial Service, August 8, 2005, was truly a celebration of his life. Many thanks to the Collingwood professional fire fighters who attended in uniform accompanied by their big white fire pumper. Many thanks to former fire chief, Francis MAGUIRE for sharing his memories with us.
Thanks to the Church of the Nazarene members who served the luncheon, to Pastor Dennis HUBERT for his comforting words and to Pastor Donna WILSON, pianist and Jason GOUDY for the instrumental number, Pastor Leigh STRAITON's solo selection.
Thanks to the doctors and nurses of the G and M Hospital in emergency and medical wing for caring for Ernie during his numerous stay overs the past 18 years. Since so many people have shown kindness and compassion, we apologize if we missed anyone.
Sincerely Louina, Gloria, Ted, Yvonne
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MILLER o@ca.on.simcoe_county.orillia.the_packet_&_times 2005-03-02 published
Shocked students remember good friend killled in snowmobile crash
‘It's hard to put into words just how to deal with this'
By Monique BEECH, Wednesday, March 02, 2005
When Jonathan MARSHALL died, he shattered the heart of a school community.
To students at Orillia District Collegiate and Vocational Institute he was ‘Marshy, ' a 16-year-old lovable teddy bear of a guy who made everyone around him laugh. He was a stocky, shaggy-haired teen who excelled at football, rugby and hockey, but also felt at home singing with the not-quite-as-cool school choir.
A snowmobile crash took No. 48 from his Blues teammates last weekend. Wearing only a T-shirt, jeans, and without a helmet, Jonathan's snowmobile struck a parked car on Line 7 in Oro-Medonte Township, near Moonstone, at about 10: 30 p.m. He died overnight in Royal Victoria Hospital in Barrie.
It's been an especially sharp blow for Orillia District Collegiate & Vocational Institute's 970 students and its staff. Jon's dad, Robert, is a math teacher there. His younger sister, Jocelyn, a Grade 9 student.
“It's devastating,” said Blues' head football coach Tyler KUDAR. Robert's a co-coach of the team.
“I feel for him and his family. It's hard to put into words just how to deal with this.&rdquo
Since the school bell rang Monday morning, students and staff have gathered to mourn and remember the Grade 11 student. Three candles illuminate a memorial table set up in the school's foyer. Bristol boards are plastered with pictures and loving notes.
“I'll never forget your awesome huge hugs,” writes one student.
“Jon, You will always be an inspiration to me both on and off the field,” writes another.
It was football that drove Jonathan, said Friends Jayson MILLER, 17, and Mackenzie MICKS, 16. A linebacker and leader, the powerhouse player who weighed more than 200 pounds and stood over six feet would rev up his teammates with spirited speeches before a game.
“Keeping our heads in it, pretty much,” said MILLER, a teammate.
“Tellin' us to get pumped up and go out there and win.&rdquo
Shelby GUTHRIE, school president and friend, remembers his winning smile and way of reducing anyone to fits of laughter. He would often break into a rendition of The Gambler by Kenny Rogers or do the Crip walk, a stutter-step, gangster-style dance popular with teens.
“It was his thing,” said Guthrie, 17, chuckling at the memory.
His thing was also riding snowmobiles. His Friends say Jonathan, who lived just outside Orillia on Carlyon Line, was an experienced sledder.
They're not sure what may have led to last weekend's accident.
But he wasn't a gambler, said MICKS. “He just lived life to the fullest,” he said.
To help students and staff deal with their grief, seven crisis response team counsellors were called in Monday, said principal Lori BERESFORD.
“It's a very difficult situation but one you have to rise to and use the people that you got, much like a family in many ways,&rdquo said BERESFORD. “You're using that family to support each other. And I think that's what I saw (Monday) is everybody coming together, staff and students, to support each other.&rdquo
Moving on is going to be tough.
“If he were here right now he'd be like ‘Come on guys, cheer up,'” said Guthrie. “Without him here it's hard to have the will to just do that.&rdquo
It's been an equally tough lesson about the frailty of life for these teens.
“It's good to be nice to everybody and not take everything for granted,” said MILLER. “Go out there and have fun, but there's times not to be stupid. I think that's clicked into a lot of people's heads.&rdquo
Barrie Ontario Provincial Police say Jonathan was at a friend's house before the accident. Police at the scene tried to determine how fast the sled was going at the time. A call to a police spokesperson was not returned yesterday.
A celebration of Jonathan's life is being held today at 11 a.m. at the Royal Canadian Legion Hall in Coldwater.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-01-10 published
MILLER, Helen 'Dee'
Wife, love and centre of the world for more than 55 years to jour nalist Jack MILLER, succumbed at age 73 to cancer, on Friday, January 7, 2005 in the palliative care unit of St. Catharines General Hospital after a five-month battle against the condition at Toronto's Princess Margaret Hospital. Helen was a quiet girl with a Mona Lisa smile and a genius I.Q. who mingled and made Friends as easily with national leaders and international screen stars as with regular folk. She was a key to much of her husband's success by repeatedly charming his interview subjects, both celebrities and intellectuals (occasionally the same person), so they spoke more openly with him. On her own, she was an artist, a fashion designer, a gourmet chef, and amazing at grasping and offering help with the problems of both Friends and strangers. Soon after meeting her, people would be pouring out their hearts to her and none ever regretted it. Predeceased by both her children, daughter Candyce and son Gregory, she is survived by her loving husband. Special thanks go to the staff at Princess Margaret for trying, and the staff at St. Catharines General for their great tenderness at the end. Visitation will be at the Patrick Darte Funeral Chapel at 39 Court Street in St. Catharines, Wednesday and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., with funeral mass to follow on Friday, January 14, 2005 at 10: 30 a.m. at the Cathedral of St. Catherine of Alexandria at 67 Church Street in St. Catharines. Vigil prayers Thursday evening at 7 p.m.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-02-17 published
MILLER, Florence Elizabeth
At Quinte Healthcare Belleville General on Tuesday, February 15, 2005 Florence (MEREDITH) of Northbrook, Ontario in her 95th year. Wife of the late Arnold W. MILLER. Mother of Lorne (Yvonne,) Pickering; Dilys (Charlie) PARKS, Cavan; Fay (Roy) WETHERALL, Carrying Place; Eileen FLIELER (Late Arnold), Cloyne; Evelyn SCOTT (Late Allan), Foxboro; Kenneth (Ruth), Ajax; Doug (Sherrill), Rockport; Nina (Lorne) JENKINS, Sharbot Lake; Teresa SCOTT (Late Vern), Arden; June (Don) DICKEY, Peterborough; Cliff, Whitby Freida HYNNE (Late Roger), Belleville; Jim, Barrie; Barbara (John) KOT, Peterborough; Brian (Lynn,) Belleville; Robert (Bobbi,) Madoc; Sandra, Oshawa. Sister of May OWEN, Saskatoon; Phyllis STOGRAN, Florida; Winnie RUSSELL, Florida; Lillian KINE, Alberta and the late Gilbert, STANLEY, Ernie, Percy, Noël and Noella MEREDITH. Loved by her 39 grandchildren, 53 great grandchildren and 5 great great grandchildren. The family will receive Friends at the McConnell Funeral Home, Tweed from 2-4 and 7-9 Friday. Funeral service in the Tweed Chapel Saturday, February 19, at 1: 30 p.m. Spring Interment: Arden Cemetery. Donations: Pine Meadow Nursing Home or Cloyne and District Historical Society.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-02-18 published
MacLAREN, Clara
Peacefully at Woodhall Park, Brampton on Wednesday February 16th, 2005 in her 89th year. Wife of the late Donald (1989), and loving mother of Fiona (Bruce) and Patricia (Sharon). Proud grandmother to Elspeth (Mark) KILLINGER of Arizona, Mark of Cambridge, Ontario, and Greg (Tori) of Paris, Ontario Will be remembered by her niece Jane MILLER (Bob) of Florida.
Friends will be received at the J.S. Jones and son Funeral Home and Cremation Centre (11582 Trafalgar Road, north of Maple Ave., Georgetown) 905-877-3631 on Tuesday February 22nd, 2005 from 12: 30 pm until time of Memorial Service held in the chapel at 1: 30 pm. Cremation has taken place.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. To send expressions of sympathy, visit www.jsjonesandsonfuneralhome.com

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-02-21 published
MILLER, Jane Ellen
Courageously after an 8 month battle with bladder cancer, at Princess Margaret Hospital, 16th floor Palliative Care, on February 18th, 2005, at the age of 54. Beloved wife of Lawrence W. McDONALD. Predeceased by her father Ross MILLER. Survived by mother Dorothy MILLER, sister Mary HOPKINS, brother-in-law Bruce, several aunts and uncles, cousins Roy and Sharon and niece and nephew Julie and Ron. Jane was a retired model from Wilhelmina Models in New York. Funeral Service on Monday, February 21 at 11 a.m. in the chapel The Ralph Day Funeral Home, 180 Danforth Avenue (east of Broadview subway station). Cremation. In lieu of flowers donations to the Princess Margaret Hospital would be appreciated.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-03-21 published
MILLER, Arnold
Passed away peacefully in Toronto on Friday, March 18, 2005 at age 95. Beloved husband of the late Adrienne MILLER. Will be sadly missed by his daughters Janine, Ethne and Megan, sons-in-law Clive MILLER, John NUSSBAUM, and David LEVY, 10 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. At Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel, 2401 Steeles Avenue West (3 lights west of Dufferin), for service on Monday, March 21, 2005 at 3: 00 p.m. Interment Beth Tzedec Memorial Park. Shiva Monday at 17 Artreeva Drive, Tuesday and Wednesday at 52 Walker Avenue, evening services at 7: 00 p.m. If desired, donations may be made to the Arnold Miller Memorial Fund c/o The Benjamin Foundation, 3429 Bathurst Street, Toronto, M6A 2C3, 416-780-0324.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-04-01 published
Michael FITZ- JAMES, Editor: 1951-2005
Founding editor of a string of magazines for lawyers used tabloid techniques and a tart tongue to force the legal profession to live up to its lofty standards
By Kirk MAKIN, Friday, April 1, 2005, Page S7
As a writer and newsroom leader, Michael FITZ- JAMES goaded those in high places with the same exuberance he brought to the outlandish tales he penned for supermarket tabloids.
It made him a most unlikely figure to force-march the staid, unimaginative practice of legal journalism into the modern age yet, that is precisely what he did. Over the course of his career, he stirred to life several thriving legal publications and inspired a generation of legal writers who had either trained under his insistent standards or were forced to compete with them.
"It is generally accepted that Mike pretty well invented legal journalism in Canada," said Jeffrey MILLER, a veteran columnist and author of several books. "Before that, most of what existed was self-serving and without news value. For him, there were no sacred cows -- which at first was a terrible shock to the legal community."
The son of a doctor who practised in London, Ontario, Mr. FITZ- JAMES's entry into legal journalism was as unorthodox as the man. A graduate of McGill University's law program, he was repulsed by the fustiness and unrelenting stress of a legal practice.
At the same time, Mr. FITZ- JAMES was a natural raconteur who delighted in telling offbeat or lurid stories. Casting about for anything that paid a salary, he gravitated to the racy world of Montreal tabloid journalism. On a try-out assignment at the National Examiner, an editor told Mr. FITZ- JAMES to compose a tabloid story based on a recipe for Mexican hot-pepper soup clipped from the Minneapolis Star-Tribune.
"Tequila-drinking Mexicans are known to medical science as the world's worst alcoholics," Mr. FITZ- JAMES wrote. "But thanks to an all-natural, just-discovered hangover cure, they can lead normal lives again."
Mr. FITZ- JAMES was hired on the spot. He quickly honed a talent for spotting story angles from which he could spin the leanest of facts into the most expansive of stories. He would go on to write such classics as "Bigfoot Stole my Wife," and "U.F.O. Base Under Lake Ontario." Eventually, however, the tabloids pulled up stakes or went under. Mr. FITZ- JAMES began searching for a new income and, perhaps, a more meaningful job.
It was 1982, and the newly enacted Charter of Rights and Freedoms was reverberating through every area of law. Judges had acquired broad new powers, legislators were compelled to draft laws with an eye to their constitutionality, and lawyers were about to see their profession acquire a radically new image.
It was the perfect time for Mr. FITZ- JAMES to act as founding editor of the Ontario Lawyers Weekly -- the first publication aimed at lawyers that seriously explored their cases, their practice, their ethics and their gossip. "Together, the newly patriated Constitution and the newly crafted legal newspaper bore witness to -- and participated in -- the growing up of Canadian law," Mr. MILLER said.
Many believed that the newsweekly would not last, but they had not reckoned with Mr. FITZ- JAMES's determination. A ruddy, imposing figure with a booming voice, he had a manic capacity for work and drove those under him to show the same. A prolific writer and a powerhouse of an editor, he wrote or commissioned articles not just about appellate decisions and changes to the Mechanics Lien Act, but about dubious judges and the rate at which governing benchers were draining the wine-cellar at the Law Society of Upper Canada.
It was a novel approach, one born of Mr. FITZ- JAMES's dismay over prevailing notions of legal journalism. News coverage had hitherto been confined to lurid crime stories; judges and lawyers felt they had every right to shut their doors to scrutiny. The newspaper eventually went national, becoming The Lawyers Weekly. Mr. FITZ- JAMES left, briefly ran a legal database and the Law Times newspaper, then began a seven-year stint as editor of Canadian Lawyer, a magazine based in Aurora, Ontario
"For Mike, law and journalism were blood sport," said Jim MIDDLEMISS, a legal journalist who would ultimately write hundreds of articles for The Lawyers Weekly and Canadian Lawyer with Mr. FITZ- JAMES at the helm. "He thrived on the thrust and parry of a good legal argument, and relished the controversy that follows a good news story. But he was always fair, and his ethics were second to none."
Mr. MIDDLEMISS recently recorded an interview with him in which Mr. FITZ- JAMES reminisced about lawyers with his trademark, irreverent élan.
"In the 1980s, lawyers were a lot dumber than they are today," Mr. FITZ- JAMES said, his speech weakened by the latter stages of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. "There were a lot of middle-aged white men clogging the way in the Ontario legal profession. You had only to go to court and see them plead to realize you were in a real-life Rumpole of the Bailey. It was astonishing how low the standards were."
Creating a thriving newspaper for a community one ridicules so freely is no small feat. Yet Mr. FITZ- JAMES managed it because his provocative nature was tempered by a nose for news and a sincere love of the law itself. He was fond of describing himself as "a compassionate anarchist" whose tart-tongued criticisms were aimed at forcing the legal profession to live up to its lofty standards.
Throughout, Mr. FITZ- JAMES never lost his love of sensational stories. He turned it into a lucrative career, writing and broadcasting under the pseudonym Harold FISKE.
For 13 years, the FISKE character appeared weekly on Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Radio's Basic Black show, interviewing psychics or U.F.O. spotters, and telling tales about quirky individuals. In 1999, Mr. FITZ- JAMES even wrote a book -- Hack Like Me -- as Harold FISKE. Accepting the Harvey Southam Editorial Career Award a couple of years ago, Mr. FITZ- JAMES insisted there was honour in even his oddest stories: "The abductees I wrote about were real people, and always faithfully quoted."
As a writer, Mr. FITZ- JAMES possessed a sweeping command of technical detail and developments. As a manager, he was a rare, real-life depiction of a figure largely invented by Hollywood screenwriters the volcanic newsroom editor who lives large in every way.
"He was a passionate, fiery, opinionated, curious man whose enthusiasm for his work never seemed to flag," Mr. MIDDLEMISS recalled. "Michael was also better informed about the law and legal developments than any other writer I have known in the field in the past 25 years."
Mr. FITZ- JAMES also delighted in being profane, provocative and challenging.
"As an editor, he was mercurial," said Mr. MILLER. "He was hard living, rampantly intelligent, outrageous for effect and his own amusement, funny, deeply read, fiercely loyal to his writers and Friends, and extremely gifted at getting out an interesting media product on a regular basis."
Mr. FITZ- JAMES took quiet pride in the central role he played in transforming legal coverage. Shortly before his death, he expressed satisfaction to Mr. MIDDLEMISS that the focus he had helped put on the legal system "has made law less arrogant and more accessible not just to lawyers, but to everybody."
At the same time, he never lost sight of the fleeting significance of journalism and its practitioners. In an epilogue to Hack Like Me, he wrote: "I avoid disappointments in life because I always expect to be fired next Thursday, fifteen minutes before quitting time."
Michael FITZ- JAMES was born on January 18, 1951, in London, Ontario He died of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, on March 27, 2005. He was 54. He is survived by his children Alec, Megan and Thea, and by their mother, Ruth. He also leaves his sisters Meriel, Bronwyn and Athlyn.
A memorial will be held today at 4: 30 p.m. at Turner and Porter Yorke Chapel, 2357 Bloor St. W., in Toronto.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-04-05 published
MacKAY, George S.
Retired World War 2 Captain, George enlisted in the Toronto Scottish Regiment (M.G.) September 6, 1939 as a Private, A/Mgn and served in the army overseas from 1939-1946.
George was a long time resident of Toronto and a former Banker, Stock Broker, Intelligence Officer, Senior Special Investigator and Consultant.
He was educated in Nova Scotia, Owen Sound, Military College and Oxford University, England as well as the University of Toronto - Accounting.
George enjoyed a full life, and in his younger days was well known in the sporting fraternity and the Bay Street district. He was married to his best friend and companion, Jean B. Reid, for over 50 years whom predeceased him. He had many Friends across Canada and in Eastern U.S.A. and especially in their winter homes at Crescent Beach area. Florida and Victoria, British Columbia, as well as their summer home at Paudash Lake in Ontario.
He is survived by his sister, Jean (Mrs. M.J.) WATERHOUSE, and nephew Bill WATERHOUSE, Huntsville and family Julie, Tracy and Jeremy, niece Susan (husband Bill) MILLER, Mississauga, and nephew Tom WELCH (wife Judy) and sons Bradley and Brian, Edmonton.
Memorial Service to be held Wednesday, April 6, at 2: 00 p.m. - Shepherd Terrace Retirement Home (Chapel) 3758 Sheppard Avenue E., Scarborough, Ontario (North side of Shepperd East of Warden). Main telephone number 416-609-5700.
As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made in George MacKay's memory to the Canadian Institute for the Blind and condolences to George's family may be sent to Susan Miller on-line to susane.miller@sympatico.ca

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-04-11 published
MILLER, John David
Suddenly on Friday, April 8, 2005. Beloved husband of Betty. Caring father of David and his wife Karyn, Jill and her husband Stephen KINSELLA. Proud grandfather of Cole and Justin MILLER, Kyle and Taylor KINSELLA. He will be missed by sisters Margaret LIGHT and Jean GURR. Friends will be received at the Dixon-Garland Funeral Home, 166 Main St. N. (Markham Rd.). Markham, on Monday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Service in the Chapel on Tuesday at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-04-23 published
MILLER, James " Jimmy" O'Kill C.
Peacefully at Residence GeorgesHebert in Jonquiere, Quebec on 19 April, 2005. Predeceased by his sister Margaret HILL and brother Douglas MILLER, he leaves his loving wife of 44 years, Barbara (née ARMSTRONG) and their daughter Sandra (Christopher.) He will also be missed by his sister Gypsie HENDERSON of Ottawa, sister-in-law Joan MILLER of New Westminster, brothers-in-law David (Ruth) and Geoffrey (Vivian), sister-in-law Yvonne, numerous nieces and nephews, and many Friends and acquaintances. Born April 5, 1918, and raised in Quebec City, O'Kill attended St. Georges primary school and Commissioners' High School where he excelled at mathematics and athletics of all kinds including track and field, football, and hockey. He worked for Canada Steamship Lines for several years before moving to Kenogami, Quebec where he began working for Price paper mill. In 1941 he joined the Alouette squadron of the Royal Canadian Air Force, serving in Yorkshire and North Africa where he was known to his air force Friends as Jimmy. After the war, he returned to Kenogami, resuming work at Price Brothers. On a trip to Barbados to visit his brother Douglas, he met his future wife Barbara and they married in 1961. O'Kill was an active member of the local United Church as well as being a Mason for many years. He was president of the local coin and stamp collectors' association as well as the local antique collectors' association. In 1973, O'Kill suffered a serious car accident which left him partially paralyzed, ending his career at Price. He began attending local flea markets and became a well-known vendor at local events. In recent years he became Barbara's caregiver when she was diagnosed with Alzheimer Disease and cared for her at home despite his own failing health. They spent their last few months together visiting every day at the nursing home in Jonquiere where they both lived. Very special thanks to Fernand Rousel, Dave and Jean Bell, and Helen and Peter Marshall who gave most generously of their time and Friendship over the years. Special thanks as well to the staff of Residence Georges Hebert and the Geriatric and Transition Units of the Jonquiere Hospital. In lieu of flowers, please give generously to your local Boys and Girls Club and/or seniors' home support organization. The funeral service will take place at the Church of St. Andrew and Saint John in Kenogami and internment at Mount Hermon Cemetery in Quebec City.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-04-28 published
ZUBATA, Theodore " Ted"
On Wednesday, April 27, 2005 at his home. Ted ZUBATA, loving father and father-in- law of Sharon MIMRAN, Adrienne and Brent ZYLBERBERG, and Elaine and Hershy WEINBERG. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Sadie and the late Barney MILLER, Honey and Syd SHROTT, Morrie MANOV and the late Esther MANOV. Devoted grandfather of Kaylee, Alexander, Mercedes, Jade, Aja, Nechemiah, Sonia and Avi, and Ruby. A service was held at Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel on Wednesday, April 27, 2005. Shiva 1 Chedington Place, beginning Monday, May 2, 2005 commencing 12: 00 noon. Memorial donations may be made to the Kohai Educational Centre 416-489-3636.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-05-13 published
BROWN, Kevin Grant
It is with great sadness that we announce Kevin's passing, as a result of gastric cancer, on May 11, 2005. He was 47. He will be dearly missed by his loving wife Kathy and his two dear sons Andrew and Shawn, by his father Grant BROWN, by his brother Ian, sister-in-law Wendy and nephews Graham and Colin. He will also be sorely missed by Kathy's family: mother-in-law Liz and father-in-law Bill, brothers-in-law Bill, John and Martin, their wives Aiqing, Janice and Judy, niece Emily and nephews Eric and Hao Hao. He will also be missed by his many Friends, especially Grant MILLER, who was so caring and steadfast throughout. The family would like to thank Reverend Canon Milton BARRY and Dr. GOLDMAN, Joe ANDREWS and the palliative care team of Mount Sinai Hospital for their care and support. The funeral and interment will be held at Grace Church-on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd, Toronto on May 19 at 11 o'clock. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in memory of Kevin to the Sunnybrook and Women's Foundation or The Temmy Latner Centre for Palliative Care at Mount Sinai Hospital.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-05-14 published
BROWN, Kevin Grant
It is with great sadness that we announce Kevin's passing, as a result of gastric cancer, on May 11, 2005. He was 47. He will be dearly missed by his loving wife Kathy and his two dear sons Andrew and Shawn, by his father Grant BROWN, by his brother Ian, sister-in-law Wendy and nephews Graham and Colin. He will also be sorely missed by Kathy's family: mother-in-law Liz and father-in-law Bill, brothers-in-law Bill, John and Martin, their wives Aiqing, Janice and Judy, niece Emily and nephews Eric and Hao Hao. He will also be missed by his many Friends, especially Grant MILLER, who was so caring and steadfast throughout. The family would like to thank Reverend Canon Milton BARRY and Doctor GOLDMAN, Joe ANDREWS and the palliative care team of Mount Sinai Hospital for their care and support. The funeral and interment will be held at Grace Church-on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd, Toronto on May 19 at 11 o'clock. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in memory of Kevin to the Sunnybrook and Women's Foundation or The Temmy Latner Centre for Palliative Care at Mount Sinai Hospital.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-05-16 published
MILLER, Bessie (née GILMAN)
With great sadness we announce that Bessie Miller passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, May 14, 2005 at the age of 82. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband of 54 years Allan, her children Sam, Lianne, Willie and Julie, Murray and Susy, Rivi and Steven ROGUL. Special Bubbie to Issy, Max, Genny, Allison, Amy, Adam and Jacob. Loving sister to Dina and Mark FRANKEL, Charna and Jack GILMAN, Ronnie GILMAN, and Harry GILMAN. Predeceased by her parents Samuel and Molly GILMAN, brothers Abie and Issie, and sister Ida COHEN. Devoted aunt to numerous nieces and nephews.
Bessie was a wonderful mother, friend and a devoted wife. She married Al in 1950 and began an extraordinary life together. They were inseparable throughout the rest of her life. She had an immense amount of energy, going non-stop from morning till night. When mom travelled to visit her children, her suitcase was filled with baked goods that only she could create. Bessie took immense pride in the achievements of her children and grandchildren. She travelled frequently to see them and was always there to kvell over their achievements in academics, athletics and arts. Mom's highest priority was family. She revelled in family occasions, always looking forward to everyone coming together for celebrations. Her childrens' extended families became as her own. There was nothing that Bessie wouldn't do for her husband and family. She will be sadly missed by all of us. Above all else, she leaves us with the gift of a close and loving family.
Funeral services will be held in Winnipeg on May 16, 2005 at 9: 30 a.m. at the Shaarey Zedek Synagogue. Shiva will be held at apartment 701, 141 Wellington Crescent. Donations may be made to the Jewish Foundation of Manitoba, or a charity of your choice.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-05-19 published
HARRIS, Aileen Rosalind Dunkeld (1920-2005)
Wife of the late John Norman HARRIS, mother of Elizabeth HARRIS (John MURTAUGH), Mary BRAND (Herman), John HARRIS (Mindy) and the late Laura HARRIS. Dear sister of Jean MILLER of Stittsville, Ontario, and Ian and Bruce DUNKELD of England. She will be sadly missed by her grandchildren Peter BRAND (Hyo KYUNG,) Alicia WELSH (Brent), Patrick, Anna and Tim MURTAUGH and Laura and Nina HARRIS and great grand_son Gene BRAND. Born at Hampton Court in England, Aileen died on Monday May 16th in her 85th year, after bravely suffering a very difficult illness, holding the hands of her daughters. Memorial Service at St. James The Less, 635 Parliament Street at 2 p.m. Monday. May 30th. In lieu of flowers donations to the St. Michael's Hospital Foundation, 416-864-5887, www.stmichaelshospital.com or Canadians for C.A.S.A., 327, Carlton Street, Toronto, M5A 2L8 would be appreciated.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-05-19 published
Robert FREEDOM, Surgeon 1941-2005
The director of cardiology at Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children was a widely respected surgeon who wrote hefty textbooks and played a key role in the royal commission that investigated the mystery deaths of 36 baby patients
By Allison LAWLOR, Special to The Globe and Mail, Thursday, May 19, 2005, Page S11
Halifax -- Known by his peers as "Mr. Pediatric Cardiology," Robert FREEDOM was widely respected for his clinical skills and for his training of cardiologists from around the world, and as a prolific author of clinical research and textbooks, several of which are considered classics in the field. Less happily, he figured large in a sensational 1981 murder probe and a subsequent royal commission that investigated the deaths of more than 30 babies at Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children
It wasn't uncommon to find the head of cardiology at Sick Kids hunched over his desk in the early morning hours writing. Over his career, Dr. FREEDOM wrote more than 400 medical papers, 125 book chapters, and eight textbooks, including the formidably large Atlas of Congenital Heart Disease and the Natural and Modified History of Congenital Heart Disease. Published in 2003, it was the last of his textbooks.
Robert Mark FREEDOM was a native of Maryland, where he and his twin brother, Gary, experienced a disruptive childhood. Shortly after they were born, their parents divorced and they had virtually no contact with their father, a neurologist and an eighth-generation physician. When they were still young, they moved to Southern California and were soon placed together in boarding schools and residential homes. The brothers remained close throughout their lives.
Robert studied medicine at the University of California at Los Angeles; Gary went on to earn a PhD in geography. Initially focused on neurosurgery, Dr. FREEDOM soon found a new interest. At medical school, he was asked to perform four autopsies on babies or children with congenital cardiac disease; from that experience, he decided to pursue a new path in medicine.
After finishing medical school, he was accepted for an internship and residency in pediatrics at Children's Hospital Boston. While there, he also studied pediatric cardiology. In 1972, he was recruited by Richard ROWE, then director of pediatric cardiology at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, to become the director of the diagnostic cardiac catheterization laboratory and assistant professor of pediatrics. When Dr. ROWE, who had become his mentor, was recruited to take over as director of cardiology at the Hospital for Sick Children in 1973, he asked Dr. FREEDOM to join him in Toronto.
Dr. FREEDOM moved to Canada in the summer of 1974 and spent the rest of his career there, dedicating himself to the hospital and the faculty of medicine at the University of Toronto. But the next decade did not unfold so smoothly, and there were times when he must have questioned his choice of careers, or at least hospitals.
On March 25, 1981, police accused Sick Kids nurse Susan NELLES of murdering baby Justin COOK. Two days later, she was charged with murdering three other infants. More than a year later, in May of 1982, Ms. NELLES was discharged at a preliminary hearing. A royal commission headed by Mr. Justice Samuel GRANGE of the Supreme Court of Ontario then examined the circumstances surrounding Ms. NELLES's arrest and prosecution.
The commission also tried to reconstruct events at the hospital from June 30, 1980, to March 22, 1981, to determine whether the babies died of heart defects or were murdered by overdoses of the heart drug digoxin. All told, the commission investigated 36 deaths.
In September of 1983, Dr. FREEDOM testified before the commission that he had told several of his relatives that "someone is killing our babies" after he learned that large amounts of digoxin had been found in a baby who died in March of 1981. Days later, he repeated the comment to Metro Toronto Police Staff-Sergeant Anthony WARR. He said he was convinced that something malevolent had transpired at the hospital after three babies died with high levels of the heart drug in their bodies.
"I believe I made the comment to my wife or my brother-in-law and his wife late on the Saturday night [March 21] after I heard of the digoxin readings on [infant] Allana MILLER," Dr. FREEDOM said. "The digoxin levels in the baby had been low [in the afternoon] and then they were sky-high. I thought something malicious was going on."
Dr. FREEDOM testified that when he learned of the high readings on the night of March 21, he thought, "My God, how can she go from a very low level to a very high level?... I wonder if it's murder?"
The commission also heard that he was so alarmed about the deaths that he told another doctor during a catherization on Justin COOK: "If this baby dies, we have a murderer on our hands."
Judge GRANGER later heard that Dr. FREEDOM had provided a vital link in the murder investigation when he told a homicide detective that problems with an intravenous line could have resulted in a digoxin overdose slowly infusing into the baby's body over several hours, making it possible for Ms. NELLES to have given the drug to the infant before she went off duty on the evening before the infant died.
At the preliminary hearing, Ms. NELLES was cleared of all charges after the judge found insufficient evidence to send the case to trial.
In 1986, Dr. FREEDOM succeeded his mentor as director of cardiology at Sick Kids, a post he held until the fall of 2000, when he stepped down because of failing health.
"We're one of the largest and best-known divisions of pediatric cardiology in the world," said Lee BENSON, a long-time colleague.
A big burly man, Dr. FREEDOM demanded high standards not only from himself but from everyone around him, and he could be intimidating. During his teaching rounds, medical students were known to tremble with fright. But, as a professor, he won his fair share of awards. He also helped in developing a three-year, sub-specialty training program in pediatric cardiology at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons.
Dr. FREEDOM was known among colleagues for his encyclopedic memory. If another doctor so much as mentioned a study in an obscure publication, he was able to recall not only details but authors and publication date, said his friend and colleague Shi-Joon YOO.
His patients loved him. "The parents worshipped the ground he walked on," said Dr. BENSON, adding that years later he remembered their names. Obsessive about his work, he spent all hours of the day and night in the hospital. "He lived at Sick Kids," said his wife, Penny, whom he met in the late 1980s after a couple of failed marriages.
Despite suffering from diabetes, Dr. FREEDOM didn't take care of his own health. He enjoyed Scotch, smoking cigars and eating whatever he desired. "Bob did things his way," Dr. BENSON said.
Not one to usually take vacations, he changed his mind after a trip to Granville Ferry in Nova Scotia's Annapolis Valley. Located on the Annapolis River, he fell in love with the place and would spend a month there each year until he retired.
Dr. FREEDOM received several awards, including the Council Award of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, presented to Ontario physicians who are judged to have been closest to meeting society's vision of an "ideal" physician. In 2000, he was named to the Order of Ontario.
Robert FREEDOM was born on February 27, 1941, in Baltimore. He died on May 7, 2005, in Halifax of renal failure as a result of diabetes. He was 64. He leaves his wife Penny and stepson Jonathan.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-06-04 published
MOIR, Margaret B. (formerly WILSON)
Born December 16, 1916 in Toronto passed away peacefully at North Lambton Rest Home, Forest, Ontario on Wednesday, June 1st, 2005.
She will be greatly missed by her son, Dr. A.M. Lex WILSON (Ellen) of Sackville, New Brunswick and her daughter Diana WRIGHT (David) of Forest, Ontario, her son-in-law, Ken BARNES (Pat) of Salt Spring Island, British Columbia and her step-daughter, Diane CHAMBERS of Niagara Falls, Ontario. Her daughter, Donna, predeceased her in 1992.
Grandma Moir had a special place in the hearts of all of her grandchildren; Jennifer WILSON (Andrew) of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Dr. Joshua WILSON of Calgary, Alberta, Dale WRIGHT (Carolyn) of Beaverton, Ontario, Karl WRIGHT (Chantalle) of Guelph, Ontario, Rick WILSON (Sarah) of Hope, British Columbia, Rob WILSON (Elizabeth) of Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, Debbie SPADZINSKI (Andrew) of Stevensville., Ontario, and Charlie CHAMBERS (Kelly) of Niagara Falls, Ontario
Great-grandchildren Troy, Kyndra, Alicia, Vanessa, Haley, and Jasmin, Matthew, Benjamin, Braden and Riley.
Margaret will be missed by her brother Richard MILLER (Shirley) of Elgin, Ontario, sisters Florence (Jack) Mississauga, Ontario, Iris HOWE (Tom) of Bethany Beach, Delaware and sister-in-law Eva MILLER of Streetsville, Ontario, and many nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by sisters, Mary and Olive, brothers Doug and Jack, and most recently by her dear cousin, Voy HARPER.
Margaret always said she had been so fortunate to have been married to two wonderful men. She was predeceased by R.S. Meade WILSON in 1949 and by Ed L. MOIR in 1989. She worked tirelessly as the secretary-manager of the Ontario Golf Association from 1954 until 1973, where she was known as the "den mother" of golf in Ontario. In 1967, the Province of Ontario honoured her for her contribution to Sport. Upon her retirement from the Ontario Golf Association, Margaret was honoured by the Canadian Professional Golfers Association and the Royal Canadian Golf Association for her contributions to the game of golf.
Her second career was an artist. She picked up a brush for the first time at the age of 61, and painting gave her great joy and satisfaction for the rest of her life.
Her life was celebrated by her children at a private graveside ceremony at Victoria Lawn Cemetery, St. Catharines, on Friday, June 3rd, 2005.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Downtown Chapel of Butler Funeral Home, 905-684-2334.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-06-13 published
BARTON, Katharine Alexander (née CASSELS)
Peacefully on Sunday, June 12, 2005, at Belmont House, in her 83rd year. Survived by her beloved son, Timothy Hamilton BARTON and her grandchildren, Ashleigh Caitlin BARTON and Brandon Raymond BARTON. Predeceased by her loving husband, Grenville Irwin BARTON, her parents, Hamilton (Laddie) CASSELS, Q.C. and Nanette CASSELS (née MILLER,) and her brother, Hamilton (Tony) CASSELS, Q.C. She will also be missed by her nieces and nephews, Robert and John CASSELS, Betty BIGNELL, Donna and Gordon MUNRO, and Tony HOOPER and Debbie MARTELL. Her lifelong interests included theatre, music, piano-playing, sing-alongs and skits, Onondaga Camp, the family law firm, Cassels Brock, Lyndhurst Lodge Hospital, Havergal College, Canadian Paraplegic Association and Belmont House. The family will receive Friends at the Humphrey Funeral Home - A.W. Miles Chapel, 1403 Bayview Avenue (south of Eglinton Avenue East), from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, June 14. A memorial service will be held in the chapel at 11 o'clock on Wednesday, June 15. Cremation and private burial will be at a later date. Donations to Lyndhurst Lodge Hospital, 520 Sutherland Drive, Toronto, Ontario M4G 3V9, Canadian Paraplegic Association (Ontario Divison), 520 Sutherland Drive, 2nd Floor, Toronto, Ontario M4G 3V9 or Belmont House, 55 Belmont Street, Toronto, Ontario M5R 1R1, would be greatly appreciated.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-06-14 published
FILKIN, Clare Eugénie (formerly ARMSTRONG, née PARKER)
In her 97th year of a full life of dignity and independence, Clare Eugénie FILKIN passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 11, 2005 at North York General Hospital after a brief illness.
Loving Mother of David ARMSTRONG and Gail (ARMSTRONG) GANETAKOS and mother-in-law to George Anthony GANETAKOS, stepmother to Pat DEACON and Jule RYDER, grandmother to Marc GANETAKOS, Alexandra GANETAKOS, Joseph GANETAKOS, Stephen DEACON, Michael MILLER, Peter MILLER, great-grandmother to Jack DEACON, sister to Erma KOEPSELL and Evelyn GOTTSACKER (Sheboygan, Wisconsin) and George PARKER (Surrey, British Columbia.)
Predeceased by her husbands Dr. Harold G. ARMSTRONG and John O. (Jack) FILKIN, son Eugene ARMSTRONG, brother Randy PARKER (Vancouver), sisters Gwen NORTQUIST (Vancouver), Louise RUST (Vancouver) and Marjorie MITCHELL (Winnipeg.)
With thanks to the doctors and especially the nursing staff of the 8th floor, West Wing at North York General Hospital.
Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario, 1920 Yonge Street, 4th Floor, Toronto Ontario, M4S 3E2 or 1-888-473-4636.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-06-15 published
MILNE, Margaret Rhoda
It is with deep sorrow that Margaret has passed away on Saturday, June 11, 2005. Margaret was predeceased by her parents Elliott and Clara May MILNE, brother John MILNE and niece Jane MILLER (Lawrence McDONALD.) Survived by her sister Dorothy MILLER, brother Francis MILNE (Betty,) sister-in-law Louise MILNE, and niece Mary HOPKINS (Bruce.) A private family service and burial was held on Tuesday, June 14, 2005. In memory of Margaret, memorial donations may be made to a charity of your choice.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-06-24 published
MacDONALD, Marion Louise (née MICHENER) A.T.C.M., C.S.
Peacefully at St. Hilda's Towers, Toronto, June 21, 2005, in her 101st year. Beloved wife of the late Angus, fondly remembered by her son Ted and his wife Lois (Belleville), daughter Marie LUCAS and her husband Doug (Burlington.) Dear grandmother to Eric, Brian and Paul LUCAS, Kristen CAMPBELL, Kelly MILLER and Heather and John MacDONALD. Lovingly remembered as "G.G." by her sixteen great-grandchildren. Marion was born in Red Deer, Alberta, daughter of the late Hon. Edward and Mary MICHENER. She was predeceased by her brothers Roland, Charles, Victor and Joseph, and her sister Olive, is survived by sisters Grace and Margaret. She spent her latter years as a Christian Science practitioner and will be remembered by the many people whose lives she touched. A memorial gathering to celebrate her life is being planned details to be announced. If desired, memorial donations may be made to St. Hilda's Towers, 2339 Dufferin Street, Toronto M6E 4Z5.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-07-25 published
COUCH, Ronald Herbert Carlyle
Peacefully, surrounded by his wife and three daughters at The Village of Erin Meadows, Mississauga, on Friday, July 22, 2005. Age 82. Loving husband of Dorothy Jane MILLER. Dear father of Dianne and John PRITCHARD, Norma GRAHAM, and Joyce and Ed REID. Loved grandfather of Cameron GRAHAM, Leslie-ann and Nick O'SHAY/SHEA, Timothy SULLIVAN and Colin SCOTT. Loving great-grandfather of Ashlyn and Sydney O'SHAY/SHEA. Dear brother of Irene TUCK and Roma PIDGEON. Loved brother-in-law of Bette and George GRANT. Family will receive Friends at Scott Funeral Home, 420 Dundas Street East, Mississauga (one block west of Cawthra Road), 905-272-4040, Tuesday 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the chapel on Wednesday, July 27, 2005 at 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Donations to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated. The family wishes to express their appreciation to all the staff at The Village of Erin Meadows.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-08-03 published
STEVENS, James " Jim" Campbell, P. Eng.
(World War 2 Veteran - Royal Air Force - Burma)
It is with great sadness that the family of Jim announce his passing on Monday, August 1, 2005 at Trillium Health Centre - Mississauga Site at age 83. Beloved husband of the late Helen Thomson MILLER (1978.) Dear Dad of Susie and her husband Rick SWICA and Brian (Kaitlyn.) Cherished Papa of his beloved granddaughters Emily and Hannah. Dear brother of Frances (Toronto) and brother- in-law of Beth MILLER (Oshawa.) Jim was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba on June 2, 1922 and moved with his parents and sister to Toronto. He served as a pilot in World War 2 for the Royal Air Force. After completing his degree from University of Toronto and achieving his P.Eng. designation, he served the Fire Marshall's Office in fire protection for 33 years. Friends will be received at the Neweduk Funeral Home "Mississauga Chapel" 1981 Dundas St. W., (1 block east of Erin Mills Pkwy.) from 7-9 p.m. Thursday. A Celebration of Jim's Life will be held in the Chapel on Friday, August 5, 2005 at 11 a.m. Cremation. If desired, as expressions of sympathy, donations may be made in Jim's memory to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Trillium Health Centre Foundation.
Neweduk Funeral Home 905-828-8000
www.neweduk.com

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-08-09 published
BEAUMONT, Agnes
Peacefully at the Sudbury Memorial Hospital, Sudbury, Ontario on Sunday, August 7, 2005 at the age of 84 years. Loving wife for 59 years to Richard (Dick.) Beloved mother of Mary McGOVERN and David (Ruth). Cherished grandmother of Richard and Michael McGOVERN and Andrew, Scott and Matthew BEAUMONT. Sister of the late Alva BRAY (Marie), Marion BALL (Robert), Doris EDWARDS (Clark) and Frank BRAY (Doreen of Midland, Ontario.) Sister-in-law of the late Lawrence. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Arthur Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, 492 Wellington St. E., Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, (705-759-2522) on Wednesday, August 10, 2005 from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be celebrated on Thursday, August 11, 2005 at St. Andrew's United Church, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario at 10 a.m. Reverend Phil MILLER officiating. Interment St. Luke's Columbarium, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. Memorial contributions to the Sault Area Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family. www.arthurfuneralhome.com

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-08-09 published
Downtown shooting leaves 2 dead
Mayor calls Prime Minister's Office over growing problem of gun smuggling from United States
By Unnati GANDHI, Tuesday, August 9, 2005, Page A8
Homicide investigators combed through Toronto's latest crime scene yesterday, still finding shell casings hours after a downtown shooting left two people dead and sent one to hospital during another weekend of gun violence.
At the intersection of Maitland Place and Homewood Avenue, police forensic officers placed seven pylons on a patch of grass indicating new evidence by a blood-soaked white jersey with flies hovering over it.
One investigator found a shell casing in a gutter by the jersey and took it away for testing, while others analyzed a bullet hole in the side wall of a house next to the crime scene.
Just before 4 a.m. yesterday, gunfire erupted near the popular Phoenix nightclub on Sherbourne Street, where police found 19-year-old Ali Mohamud ALI, the city's 41st homicide victim, shot in the head and a 20-year-old man with non-life-threatening injuries.
Minutes later, a police cruiser was flagged down at nearby Jarvis and Bloor Streets. Inside a car was 23-year-old Loyan Mohammed AHMED suffering from multiple gunshots. He died later in hospital.
While certain neighbourhoods in Toronto have been the scene of more than 20 shootings in the past two weeks, resulting in six homicides, Mayor David MILLER maintained that the increased gun violence in the city is an anomaly.
"What is happening with these shootings is not Toronto," he told a news-media briefing yesterday afternoon, which Toronto Police Chief Bill Blair also attended.
"And Torontonians are not going to tolerate a city where guns are used to settle disputes between people."
While mayor and the chief said steps are being taken to prevent more gang-related violence, there have been no arrests in the three most recent slayings.
Efforts such as redeploying about 50 uniformed police officers to the northwest corner of the city since last Thursday has left Chief Blair looking to fill gaps in other neighbourhoods after yesterday's incidents.
"We also want to assure those in our most vulnerable communities that officers will be redeployed from across the city and from across the service, without depleting resources in all of our neighbourhoods because public safety in all of our neighbourhoods of Toronto is important," he said.
"We are finding ways within our organization to move officers in uniform into these neighbourhoods."
Chief Blair reported that police have seized 2,170 guns since the beginning of the year. Half of the guns used in crimes in the city had been smuggled from the United States, underscoring an issue Mr. MILLER brought up during a spate of violence last week that saw one person killed and five wounded by gunfire, including a four-year-old boy.
"There's no question that there are more guns being used in crimes and it's a serious issue," Mr. MILLER said yesterday, adding that he had spoken to the Prime Minister Paul Martin's office yesterday.
"The Prime Minister's Office assured me that they're already working to try to deal with the issue of gun smuggling."
On Sunday night, two men aged 27 and 17 were taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after what police said may have been a drive-by-shooting in the Markham Road and Eglinton Avenue East area.
On Friday night, 27-year-old Melbourne WHITTICK was shot and killed in the city's northeast while waiting for a bus on Victoria Park Avenue. He had become involved in an altercation with two men and died of a single shot to the abdomen.
"We have seen that there's a significant increase in the number of homicides that have taken place in the city as a result of firearm use and we're also seeing a great deal of that increase in that much of that violence is taking place in very public places," Chief Blair said.
He stressed that in these cases, the public's help is still what is going to catch the offenders, citing a fourfold increase in the number of calls to Crime Stoppers in the past week.
"We have received a record number of calls to Crime Stoppers and I think that reflects the concerns that the community and the citizens of Toronto have about the violence we have experienced."
Near the Maitland-Homewood crime scene yesterday, with the beeping of a police metal detector in the background, area resident Joanne BRIGDEN said violence was bound to have affected her neighbourhood sooner or later and there is nothing anyone can do about it.
"It was a matter of time before our area was hit," said Ms. BRIGDEN, whose house backs onto the Phoenix nightclub.
But the gun violence of the past few weeks is not scaring her, she added.
"Maybe there's a little increase in crime, but unless you assign a cop to every criminal," it's not going to stop any time soon, she said.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-08-10 published
SLATER, Grant Harold
(Veteran of World War 2, Royal Canadian Air Force) -- Died peacefully after a brief illness at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Saturday, July 30, 2005, at the age of 86. Predeceased by his dear wife Helen Jean SLATER (née MILLER) and his son James Craig SLATER. Sadly missed by his son Terry SLATER of Orono. Grandpa to Tanya Ruth HEWSON (née SLATER) and Trudy Jean SLATER, both of Burlington. Survived by his brothers Howard SLATER (Jeanne) of Barrie, Bob SLATER (Betty) of Peterborough, and Don SLATER (Clem) of Toronto. Predeceased by his eldest brother Jack SLATER. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Following cremation, a memorial service will be held in the chapel of the Newcastle Funeral Home, 386 Mill Street South (exit 440, just north of 401 at the lights - 1-877-987-3964), on Saturday, August 13, at 3: 00 p.m. Interment at a later date in Greenbank Cemetery. Donations in Grant's memory to the Durham Regional Cancer Centre or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated. (Expressions of sympathy may be made on-line through www.newcastlefuneralhome.com).

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-08-16 published
LERMAN, Arthur
Died peacefully at home surrounded by his family, on Sunday, August 14, 2005. Arthur LERMAN beloved husband of Lillian. Loving father and father-in-law of Debby and Avery TEPLINSKY, Lisa LERMAN, and Millard LERMAN. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Anne GAZER of Philadelphia, Mel and Molly LERMAN and the late Jack MILLER. Devoted grandfather of Jeremy and David TEPLINSKY, Corey, and Jamie LITVAK. At Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel 2401 Steeles Ave W. (3 lights west of Dufferin) for service on Tuesday, August 16 at 10: 30 a.m. Interment at Beth Tzedec Memorial Park. Shiva 11 York Downs Dr. If desired, memorial donations may be made to The Arthur Lerman Memorial Fund c/o The Benjamin Foundation, 3429 Bathurst St. Toronto, Ontario, M6A 2C3, 416-780-0324.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-08-25 published
ANGLESEY, Mary Magdalen (née McFADDEN)
At Peterborough Regional Health Centre, Hospital Drive on Wednesday, August 24, 2005, in her 88th year. Mary, beloved wife of the late Patrick John ANGLESEY. Pre-deceased by her parents Gerald McFADDEN and Mae KENNEDY and her beloved son Gerald ANGLESEY. Loving mother-in-law of Diane STODDART of Oshawa. Dear mother of Catherine MARINO and her husband Joseph of Belleville, John ANGLESEY and his wife Barbara of Ajax, Patrick ANGLESEY and his wife Judy CRAIK of Peterborough, Libby Anglesey HAYES and her husband William of Peterborough. Loving grandmother of Maureen WARD and her husband Brian, Christine and Michelle; Michael and Melisa; Jeremy and his wife Susannah CRABTREE and Kylie; Hannah, Jacob and Jesse; Emily and Shelby. Great grandmother of Tyler, Gerald and Ashley. Sister of the late Joseph McFADDEN, Margaret MILLER, Laureen "Mickey" PICKERING and Theresa O'HERON. Mary was Past President of the St. Peter's Catholic Women's League, Past President of St. Joseph's Hospital Auxilliary, owned and operated Peterborough Telephone Answering Service 1952-1985. Friends will be received at the Comstock Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, 356 Rubidge Street, Peterborough from 2-4 and 7-9 pm Friday, August 26th and on Saturday, August 27th from 10: 00-11:00 am. Mass of the Resurrection will be held at the Cathedral of St. Peter-In-Chains, 411 Reid Street, Peterborough on Saturday, August 27th at 11: 30 am. Interment St. Peter's Cemetery. Parish Prayers will be held at the funeral home on Friday @ 3: 00 pm. In memory of Mary, donations to the Peterborough Regional Health Centre Foundation-Breast Cancer Survivors would be appreciated by the family.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-09-01 published
CHAMBERLAIN, Dorothy M.L. (VANKERKHOFF)
Dorothy was born in Fort Saint John, British Columbia on February 4, 1935, but grew up in Vancouver, graduating from King Edward High School. She moved to Toronto in the mid-50's and she and David were married in 1957. She died the day after their 48th wedding anniversary. Dorothy was an ardent conservative and was proud to have been the first woman president of the Halton Progressive Conservative Association. She loved a party; she was happiest when her home was filled with people. She was an excellent bridge player and in her earlier days had been an accomplished pianist. Dorothy and David lived in Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal during their married life and the last 37 years in Oakville. Perhaps the happiest time of her life was the summer of 1967 in Montreal, when she and David hosted more than 80 overnight visitors for Expo. "We waved goodbye and then rushed to change the sheets". In addition to her husband, Dorothy is survived by Susan and Peter MILLER and Jordan and Curtis in Airdrie, Alberta; John and Diana CHAMBERLAIN and Michael and Emma in Oakville; sister Katherine NICHOLS and her family in New Westminster, sister-in-law Evelyn CHAMBERLAIN in St. Albert, Alberta and cousins in British Columbia and England. Cremation has taken place. A Service Celebrating the Life of Dorothy will be held at the Kopriva Taylor Community Funeral Home, 64 Lakeshore Road West, Oakville, (905-844-2600) on Saturday, September 3, 2005 at 4: 00 p.m. If desired, memorial contributions to the Oakville Humane Society or Halton Helping Hands would be appreciated by the family. E-mail condolences may be sent to kopriva@eol.ca; please place CHAMBERLAIN on the subject line.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-10-03 published
DICKSON/DIXON, Ragnhild Jensine
Of Kelowna, Toronto, Montreal, Ste. Adele and Norway, passed away peacefully on September 30, 2005 at the age of 81. She was surrounded by her family at the Douglas Fir Hospice where she had been lovingly cared for the previous two weeks.
Predeceased by her husband of 43 years, Peter, she will be fondly remembered and missed by her four daughters: Karen MILLER, Joan DICKSON/DIXON, Lise GOUMENIOUK, and Anne COREY; her six grandchildren: Michael and Allessandra MILLER, Kari and Nikolas KOSTYAN, Natasha and Peter GOUMENIOUK; and her sons-in-law: Ian MILLER, Paul KOSTYAN, Dooley GOUMENIOUK, and Gus COREY, plus her many Friends from Gallaghers' Canyon and all over the world. No service by request. If desired, memorial donations may be made to her favourite causes: Heart and Stroke Foundation, and Red Cross Blood Services.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-11-15 published
MILLER, George Hugh Sr.
Retired Senior Vice-President for Canada of Prudential Assurance of England.
George Hugh MILLER Sr. of St. Andrews, New Brunswick passed away quietly on Saturday, November 12th 2005 at the Passamaquoddy Lodge after a long struggle with Parkinson's disease. His beloved wife of 63 years, Pauline MITCHELL, was by his side.
Born in St. Andrews, New Brunswick, he was the son of the late John and Minnie Gardiner MILLER. He was predeceased by his sister, Mildred GREENLAW.
He is warmly remembered by his family, Hugh and Judith (Waterloo, Ontario), Carolyn and Jacques (Cannes, France). For Ian and Liisa (Ottawa), Bruce and Becky (Oakville), Sean (Cannes), and Manuel GUMBAU (Montreal,) " Grandfather," "pepe Georges" was and is a vital part of their lives. He waited eagerly for his first great granddaughter, Ella (Ottawa). His many Friends and extended family from Campobello Island and around the world, all have delighted in memories of George. They went to him often for songs, poems, letters and speeches.
George was a graduate of Sir George Williams University in Montreal (B.A., B.Com.). Retired Senior-Vice President for Canada of Prudential Assurance of England, he thoroughly enjoyed his 45 years with the company in Montreal and Waterloo.
Over many years, as an active volunteer, George enriched his communities and his church. All his life, he was an ardent sportsman on tennis courts, golf courses and hockey and curling rinks.
The family would like to thank the entire staff of the Passamaquoddy Lodge for their wonderful care and kindness.
Resting at Wesley United Church, St. Andrews, with visiting on Tuesday from 2-4 p.m. The funeral will be held on Wednesday 2 p.m. at Wesley United Church, with Reverend Robert Johnson officiating. Interment will take place in the St. Andrews Rural Cemetery. In lieu of flowers for those who wish, donations to Passamaquoddy Lodge or the Parkinson Foundation would be appreciated. MacDonald Select Community Funeral Home, 20 Marks Street, St. Stephen in care of arrangements. www.macdonaldfh.com

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-12-03 published
GOVAN, Alan David
Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Alan passed away at the age of 82 on November 29, 2005 at the Rekai Centre Nursing Home, his residence for the last four years. Alan was a graduate of the University of Western, Ontario and served during the Second World War. He was predeceased by his parents Colin and Edna GOVAN. He is survived by: his brother Eric (Marian) of Toronto; sisters Barbara MILLER (Robert J.) of Stratford, Jean LATHWELL of Vancouver, Ina GOVAN of Toronto, Joan WEBSTER (Stewart) of Kingston and many nieces and nephews. His Friends and relatives will miss him greatly. The family is most grateful to the staff at the Rekai Centre for the care given to Alan. The family will receive Friends at the Humphrey Funeral Home - A.W. Miles Chapel, 1403 Bayview Avenue (south of Eglinton Avenue East), for a Memorial Service on Friday, December 9th at 11 o'clock. The family invites you to a reception in the Bayview Room of the funeral home following the service.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-12-08 published
MILLER, Kenneth Stuart, D.F.C.
Suddenly at his home on Sunday, December 4, 2005 at the age of 85. Kenneth will be sadly missed by his loving wife Jean and children Nicholas (Rebecca), Robin (Chris) and Victoria as well as grandchildren Ian, Graham, Russell, Lisa and Madi. Honouring Kenneth's request there was a private cremation with no funeral service. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetic Association or the charity of your choice.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-12-09 published
MILLER, Terrence " Terry"
Prof. Engineering.
Passed away peacefully at the Blind River District Health Centre, Blind River, Wednesday, December 7, 2005. Beloved husband of Joyce MILLER. Dear father of Nigel and Megan. Father-in-law of Karen and proud grandfather of Keelan, Brennan and Trevor. Born in London, England, Terry was the only son of Henry George MILLER and Hilda May HYDE- MILLER. Terry was educated at the Public School, Rutlish, England, attended London University, England and University of Windsor. Graduating with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Electrical Engineering. He travelled through his life, served in the Royal Canadian Air Force, training in Winnipeg as a Navigator-Commissioned Officer, flying the Lancaster 1953. He spent two years in Bahrain in the Persian Gulf before returning to England. In 1957, Joyce and Terry immigrated to Canada. Being employed at Ontario Hydro until his retirement. Terry enjoyed all sports, played Rugby and loved a good game of Tennis, Squash and Golfing with his Friends. Terry was Past President of the Lion's Club. Member on the Board of Sault College, on the Blind River Health Centre Board of Directors, passed member of Blind River Curling Club, a charter member of Huron Pines Golf Club, treasurer for many years at St. Saviour's Anglican Church and enjoyed his involvement with the building of the new church in 1995. Our sincere thanks to Dr. BRADFORD, with his help. Terry was able to manage his C.O.P.D. with Dignity and courage and we thank him. Terry will be remembered for his humour, gentle personality, devotion and ease he gave to his family. We will miss him - though never forget him. Friends may call at the Menard Funeral Home, Blind River (705) 356-7151, Friday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service to be held Saturday, December 10, at 11 a.m. from St. Saviour's Anglican Church with Reverend Margaret RODGERS officiating. Interment in Hillside Cemetery, Blind River. Donations to the St. Saviour's Anglican Church Building Fund would be greatly appreciated.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-12-09 published
SIMMONS, Hilda Eleanor
Hilda died peacefully at Toronto, on Sunday December 4th, 2005, in her 91st year. Predeceased by her parents and siblings, Edwin, Norman and Edith. Thanks to Hilda's caregivers, Hortense MILLER and Monica GORDON and Dr. Jocelyn CHARLES for their care, kindness and compassion. A celebration of Hilda's life will be held at the Humphrey Funeral Home - A.W. Miles Chapel, 1403 Bayview Avenue (south of Eglinton Avenue East), on Monday, December 12th at 11 o'clock. Hilda will be interred with her family at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. If desired, donations may be made to the charity of choice.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-12-09 published
TOUTANT, Neal Bradley
Neal Bradley TOUTANT died in Vancouver General Hospital on November 30, 2005. Neal was born October 8, 1964 in Kamloops, British Columbia. He attended junior high in Kamloops and went to high school in Victoria. Neal worked in real estate, land development, financial consulting, international banking, and the development of security and communication technologies. Neal was an active member and an officer of Hollyburn Masonic Lodge #135 in West Vancouver and was a proud member of the Scottish Rite, Valley of Vancouver. Surviving are his parents, Lois and Arnold TOUTANT, and sisters, Tara HEARN and Arden ROSE, his brothers-in-law, Justin HEARN and Martin ROSE, his greatly loved nephew and nieces, Conor HEARN, Leah ROSE and Alysha ROSE, his cousin, Greg MILLER, as well as many Friends and relatives who loved him. Services will be held Saturday, December 10 from 1: 00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the West Vancouver Masonic Hall, 1763 Bellevue Avenue, West Vancouver, British Columbia. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Vancouver General Hospital and University of British Columbia Hospital foundation at 604-875-4676. Arrangements are by the West Vancouver Masonic Lodge.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-12-10 published
MILLER, Helen
(Longtime Member of Islington United Church and Islington Golf Club)
Passed away peacefully at the St. Joseph's Health Centre on Friday, December 9, 2005 in her 89th year. Beloved wife of the late Willard C. MILLER. Proud mother of Roger and his wife Kathy, and Paul and his wife Jannie. Loved grandma of Kyle, Jamie, Lauren and Robbie. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter Butler Chapel, 4933 Dundas Street West, Etobicoke (between Islington and Kipling Aves.) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday. Funeral Service will be held on Monday, December 12, 2005 at 2 p.m. at Islington United Church, 25 Burnhamthorpe Rd., Etobicoke. Cremation to follow.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-02 published
MITKUS, Betty Latricia (née MILLER)
Peacefully at Malton Village Nursing Home on Friday December 31, 2004 in her 78th year. Beloved wife of the late John MITKUS. Dearly loved mother of Patricia MITKUS of Alderwood and John and wife Nancy of Marmora. Loving grandmother of Sydney and Lauren. Remembered by many Friends and cousins. Friends will be received at the G.H. Hogle Funeral Homes 'Mimico Chapel', 63 Mimico Ave., Etobicoke on Monday January 3rd from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service in the chapel Tuesday 1 p.m. Interment Springcreek Cemetery, Mississauga. A special thanks to the staff of Malton Village Nursing Home for their kindness and care to our mother. If desired a memorial contribution to a charity of your choice would be gratefully appreciated.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-05 published
No smoke alarms in fatal fire
Retired couple die in bedroom; heavy smokers, police say
son frantically tries to douse fire with garden hose
By Leslie FERENC, Staff Reporter
A man who frantically tried to put out a blaze at his Scarborough home with a garden hose was unable to save his retired parents who were trapped in their second-floor bedroom.
Police say both Jack WILSON, 68, and his wife Sharon, 61, were heavy smokers and there were no smoke alarms in the home.
Emergency crews were called to 121 Hildenboro Square near Warden and McNicoll Aves. just after midnight Tuesday where they discovered the couple's son, Trevor WILSON, trying to put out the fire. Trevor, a Canada Post employee, had come home from work to find black smoke billowing from the house.
The couple was rushed to hospital but pronounced dead. Autopsies were being performed yesterday to determine the cause of death.
The Ontario Fire Marshal's Office is also investigating.
Fire officials say the blaze likely started in the kitchen but wouldn't confirm if it had been ignited by a smouldering cigarette tossed into a trash bin.
A melted plastic garbage can with cigarette butts was clearly visible amongst the charred debris sitting outside the front door of the home yesterday.
Fire Chief Bill STEWARD/STEWART/STUART confirmed there were no smoke alarms in the house.
"In this case, smoke alarms could most certainly have made the difference between life and death," he said in a release yesterday. Neighbour Chris BABANARAS, who has lived across the street from the WILSONs for 22 years, cried as he sat in his garage looking at their home, the smell of smoke still heavy in the air.
"They were a very nice family, a very quiet family," he said of Jack, a retired engineer, and wife Sharon, a nurse, and their two adult sons, Trevor and older brother Carey.
"It's hard to believe that I saw him (Jack) yesterday and he waved to me. I can't believe they are now gone."
A woman, who would only identify herself as a family friend, laid two bouquets of pink carnations next to a tree on the WILSONs' front lawn.
She said the couple's sons were together yesterday and "were pretty struck" by the deaths.
Neighbour David MILLER said he grew up with the WILSONs' sons, now in their late 20s and early 30s, and described the family as "quiet, nice people." He said he often saw Jack WILSON outside with Carey's young children.
"This is very sad and very tragic," MILLER added.
Lenny SPATAFORA, who lives directly across the street, said he arrived home about 11: 30 p.m. Monday "and didn't see anything unusual." About 20 minutes later, he could smell smoke.
"I thought my parents had been cooking and had burned something on the stove," he said yesterday.
SPATAFORA described the WILSONs as a great family.
"It's so sad to see this happen."
Yellow police tape cordoned off the property yesterday as fire officials continued their investigation.
Charred walls in the hallway of the house were clearly visible as the front door of the home remained open for most of the day yesterday. Blackened curtains fluttered through the broken windows of the front bedroom on the second floor.
With files from Travis CAMPBELL

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-05 published
ROBINSON, Alice K. (STEED)
At Cama Woodlands Nursing Home, Burlington on Tuesday, January 4, 2005, Alice K. STEED, beloved wife of the late Aubrey ROBINSON, Toronto Gore. Dear sister of the late William STEED, Mary CHAMBERLAIN and Ann CROZIER. Dear aunt of Lynda MILLER, Bill STEED, Shirley PRICE, Keith CHAMBERLAIN, Gary CROZIER, Charlie PETERS, Murray PETERS and Lorne PETERS. Fondly remembered by many great nieces and nephews. The family will receive their Friends at the Egan Funeral Home, 203 Queen Street S. (Hwy.50), Bolton (905-857-2213) Thursday, January 6 from 12 o'clock until time of funeral service in the chapel at one o'clock. Following a reception at the funeral home, interment will be at Glendale Memorial Gardens, Etobicoke. If desired, memorial donations may be made to The Alzheimer Society of Peel, 60 Briarwood Avenue, Mississauga L5G 3N6. Condolences for the family may be offered at www.eganfuneralhome.com

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-05 published
WATTERSON, Bob
(Retired Short Order Cook, Fran's Restaurant and Past President of Ontario Manx Society) Peacefully, at York Central Hospital on Tuesday, January 4th, 2005. Bob, dear brother of Phyllis BUSCHE and the late Peggy MORRISON. Dear uncle of Gloria and Ray MILLER and Ron and Elaine MORRISON. Grand-uncle to Kimberly, Jason, Justin and Aaron. Family and Friends may visit at the Marshall Funeral Home, 10366 Yonge Street, Richmond Hill (4th traffic light north of Major Mackenzie Drive) on Wednesday 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Service Thursday 1: 30 p.m. Cremation to follow. In Bob's memory, donations may be made to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Diabetes Association.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-10 published
MILLER, Helen " Dee"
Wife, love and centre of the world for more than 55 years to journalist Jack MILLER, succumbed at age 73 to cancer on Friday, January 7, 2005, in the Palliative Care Unit of St. Catharines General Hospital after a five-month battle against the condition at Toronto's Princess Margaret Hospital. Helen was a quiet girl with a Mona Lisa smile and a genius I.Q. who mingled and made Friends as easily with national leaders and international screen stars as with regular folk. She was a key to much of her husband's success by repeatedly charming his interview subjects, both celebrities and intellectuals (occasionally the same person), so they spoke more openly with him. On her own, she was an artist, a fashion designer, a gourmet chef, and amazing at grasping and offering help with the problems of both Friends and strangers. Soon after meeting her, people would be pouring out their hearts to her and none ever regretted it. Predeceased by both her children, daughter Candyce and son Gregory; she is survived by her loving husband. Special thanks go to the staff at Princess Margaret for trying, and the staff at St. Catharines General for their great tenderness at the end. Visitation will be at the Patrick Darte Funeral Chapel, 39 Court Street, St. Catharines, Wednesday and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., with Funeral Mass to follow on Friday, January 14, 2005 at 10: 30 a.m., at the Cathedral of St. Catherine of Alexandria, 67 Church Street, St. Catharines. Vigil Prayers Thursday evening at 7: 00 p.m.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-11 published
BROWNELL, Ruby Elizabeth
On January 7, 2005, in her 65th year, she peacefully passed away. Born April 15, 1939, in Toronto. Her love, kindness and faith in God touched many people. She will live on in our hearts forever. Predeceased by her mother Francis (née JENNINGS) and father Walter Cecil BROWNELL. Beloved sister of Grace and Leo COURNEYA, Harry and Helen BROWNELL, Elsie LAWSON, John BROWNELL and Karen MILLER, Ross BROWNELL twin brother to Ruby, Audrey and Cliff TAILOR/TAYLOR and Muriel and Edward and Tyresa TUCKER. Predeceased by in-laws Lorraine BROWNELL and Douglas LAWSON. Aunt to 19 nieces and nephews and great-aunt to 33. Funeral Mass was held at Monk Funeral Home, Bobcaygeon on January 9th. Entombment at Dunsford Cemetery. Memorial donations to Kawartha Lakes Community Living, 33 Lindsay St. South, Lindsay, Ontario K9V 4R8 or the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-13 published
TILSON, Claude Leonard
(Veteran World War 2 and retired employee of Canada Wire and Cable) At Leisure World Scarborough, on Wednesday, January 12, 2005 in his 92nd year. Claude, beloved husband of the late Dorothy (CRAWFORD) TILSON. Dear uncle of Leith and Audrey TILSON of Keswick and their family. Sadly missed by his sister-in-law Bernice MILLER. Greatest thanks to the staff of Leisure World for their loving care. Friends may call at the Trull "East Toronto" Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, 1111 Danforth Ave. (one block east of Donlands Subway) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday. Funeral Services will be held in the Chapel on Saturday, January 15, 2005 at eleven o'clock. Interment Pine Hills Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-14 published
WALLACE, Jean Eva
It is with sadness that the family announces her passing on Thursday, January 13, 2005 at the age of 80. Beloved wife of the late Clarence WALLACE. Dear mother of Kenneth (Brenda,) Carolyn WALLACE, Norma (Pete) VOIGTLANDER, Pat DAVIS (Donald CHARTRAND) and Gail (Lanny) COX. She will be sadly missed by her 11 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Jean will be fondly remembered by her sister-in-law Ruth MILLER and her many nieces and nephews. The family will receive Friends at the Ogden Funeral Home, 4164 Sheppard Ave. East, Agincourt (east of Kennedy Rd.), on Friday from 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to be held in the Ogden Chapel on Saturday at 10 a.m. Interment Hillside Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations to the Canadian National Institute for the Blind would be appreciated by the family.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-16 published
JEFFRIES, Dorothy Mae (née MARTIN)
Born November 23, 1923. Passed away at the age of 81 on January 11, 2005 at the William Osler Health Centre, Etobicoke Campus. Dorothy is predeceased by her husband Ross William George JEFFRIES, 1996, and her loving parents Beatrice May (née GLEDHILL,) 1988, and John William MARTIN, 1972. She is survived by her only sister Margaret Louise MILLER of Mississauga and cousins in Saint Thomas and Yorkshire, England. Friends will be received at the Ogden Funeral Home (St. Clair Chapel), 646 St. Clair Ave. W. (west of Batburst St.) on Sunday, January 16 from 12: 30-2 p.m. with a brief Service at 2 o'clock in the chapel. Reception to follow. Interment following cremation to be held at York Cemetery (between Senlac St. and Yonge Street, north of Sheppard Ave.) A Memorial Service will be held at a later date at the Hillcrest Christian Church. Dorothy was formerly an ordained Minister (1953), missionary and lifetime member of Hillcrest Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). In Dorothy's memory, donations may be made to the Hillcrest Christian Church (2 Vaughan Rd., Toronto, Ontario M6V 2N1) or the Canadian Bible Society (10 Carnforth Rd., Toronto, Ontario M4A 2S4).

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-16 published
MORRIS, Grace (MILLER)
Passed peacefully, on Friday, January 14, 2005 at Leisure World Scarborough. Grace MILLER, beloved wife of the late William A. MORRIS. Much loved mother of Kathleen. Friends will be received at the "Scarborough Chapel" of McDougall and Brown Funeral Home, 2900 Kingston Rd. (east of St. Clair Ave. E.) for a service at 1 p.m. in the chapel. Interment at Resthaven Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cancer Society.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-20 published
MILLER, William " Bill"
Peacefully, on Tuesday, January 18, 2005 at Centenary Health Centre in his 79th year. Beloved husband for 57 years to Helen. Dear father of John and his wife Marg, Graeme and his wife Lori and Stuart and his wife Teresa. Loving grandfather of Ian, Michelle, Scott, Chris, Craig, Heather, Simon and Derek. He will be fondly remembered by Martin, Marian, Laura and Tom, his other relatives and Friends. The family will receive Friends at the Ogden Funeral Home, 4164 Sheppard Ave. East, Agincourt (east of Kennedy Rd.) on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to be held in the Odgen Chapel on Saturday at 1 p.m. Cremation. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-21 published
BLUE, Albert " Allan" W.
On Wednesday, January 19, 2005, Albert "Allan" BLUE passed away suddenly at the age of 70 years. Albert "Allan" is survived by two sisters and one brother: Doreen (Hal) LONG, Norman (Helen) BLUE, Virginia (Ivan) MILLER; six nephews and one niece. He is also survived by many relatives and Friends, and his dog, Shelby. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or to the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Andrews-Mclaughlin Ltd., 10011 - 114th St.; (780-488-0121). To send condolences: www.connelly-mckinley.com

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-26 published
GRANT, Kevaughn Adrian
Passed away suddenly on Tuesday, January 18th, 2005 at the Trillium Health Care Centre Mississauga. Kevaughn at the age of 19, was a student of Humber College Business School. He was the beloved son of Michael and Desreen MILLER, and will also be sadly missed by his dear little sister Mikaelia MILLER. Fondly remembered by many aunts, uncles, and Friends in Canada, the U.S.A. and in Jamaica. Friends may call at the Andrews Community Funeral Centre, 8190 Dixie Rd. (North of Steeles), on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services will be held on Friday, January 28th, 2005 at Bramalea Christian Fellowship Church, 11613 Bramalea Rd. N., Brampton, Ontario at 12: 00 Noon. An interment service will follow at Meadowvale Cemetery, 7732 Chinguacousy Road, Brampton.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-26 published
LITTLE, Sylvia
On January 25, 2005 with her family at her side. Beloved wife of the late Louis LITTLE. Dear mother of Marsha and Carl FINE, Barbara and Allan SHAFMAN, Brian and Rochelle LITTLE, Gail and Max MILLER. Bubbie Sylvia will be sadly missed by her 11 grandchildren, Karen and Michael FINE, David, Jamie and Laura SHAFMAN, Marcey, Laura and Noah LITTLE, Lisa, Jeffrey and Jodi MILLER. Survived by her sister Rebecca (Wicky) BRIKS. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, January 26 at the Mount Sinai Cemetery Chapel at 11: 30 a.m. Interment will follow at the Pride of Israel section. Shiva will be at 40 Chadwick Crescent, Richmond Hill from 1: 00 p.m. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation (905-709-4899) or the Parkinson Society (416-227-9700).

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-27 published
BLOYE, Shirley (née MILLER)
After a lengthy illness in her 80th year. Lifetime partner, wife and friend of Wes. Loving mother of Carol (Bill), Don (Sue), Linda (Mark) and Kim (Tom). Predeceased by sons Barry and Stephen. Loving mother-in-law of Gale and Kathy. Dear grandmother and great-grandmother to 13 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. She will be greatly missed by all. A special thanks to family and Friends who spent so much time with Shirley during her illness. Our guardian angel will always be with us. The family will receive Friends at the McConnell Funeral Home, Marmora from 7-9 p.m. Thursday and 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday. Funeral service in the Marmora Free Methodist Church, Saturday, January 29, 2005 at 1: 00 p.m. Interment Highland Memory Gardens, Toronto, Monday, January 31 at 11: 00 a.m. Donations: Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-28 published
MILLER, Donald Wilson " Bill"
Suddenly on Wednesday, January 26, 2005, Donald Wilson MILLER passed away at the Toronto East General Hospital. Lovingly known as Bill, he was the beloved son of Ida Pearl MILLER, wonderful brother of Joan MILLER and Shirley HART and the late Jim MILLER. Loving father of Michael MILLER (Shawn) and Peter MILLER. Dear grandfather of Drew, Caiti and Jordan MILLER. Bill will be sadly missed by his nieces, nephews, family members and also his many Friends. The family wish to express their thanks to Ross and Brenda, Annette and Alex, and Brian and Norma for their help over the last few months. Visitation will take place on Saturday, January 29, 2005 from 2-4 p.m. at the Heritage Funeral Centre, 50 Overlea Blvd., 416-423-1000. Cremation to follow. He will live in our hearts

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-02 published
MILLER, Evelyn Mildred (née LENEY)
Passed away peacefully in the arms of her children on Tuesday, February 1, 2005 at Simcoe Manor, Beeton, at the age of 79. Loving and caring mother of Eric and his wife Pauline, Arlene HAMMETT and her husband David, Martin and his wife Deborah and Rick RIPLEY and his wife Bonny. Much loved grandmother of Greg, Amy, Brian, Mark, Josh, Ashley, Crystal and Megan. Also missed by her brothers and sisters. Family and Friends will be received at the Ward Funeral Home "Brampton Chapel," 52 Main Street South (Hwy. 10), Brampton, 905-451-2124 on Thursday from 6-9 p.m. and Friday from 2-4 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held at Heart Lake United Church, 185 Sandalwood Parkway, Brampton on Saturday, February 5, 2005 at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-08 published
SCARBOROUGH, Paul Roderick
On Monday, February 7, 2005, age 59 years. It is with deep regret and sadness that Nancy, Paul's wife, and son Matthew SCARBOROUGH and daughter Melissa CHAMPAGNE, announce the sudden passing of their loving husband and father. His grandchildren Chloe and Danyele CHAMPAGNE will always hold a place in their hearts for grandpa. He will be deeply missed by his sister Valerie and her husband Larry MILLER, brother Clive and his wife Susan, brother Ian and his wife Sue, and their children and grandchildren. The family will receive Friends at the Walas Funeral Home, 130 Main Street, Brighton on Wednesday, February 9th, 2005 at 1 o'clock, followed by the funeral service at 2 o'clock. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Lung Association or the Quinte Humane Society care of Box 96, Brighton, Ontario, K0K 1H0, would be appreciated by the family. www.walasfuneralhome.com

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-11 published
MILLER, William " Bill" Kerr
It is with great sadness that our family announces the passing of Bill on Wednesday, February 9, 2005 at the age of 65. Beloved husband of Carol Ann. Loving father of Lisa MILLS (Darren,) Lindsay MILLER (Candy), Brenda WEEKS, Keith WEEKS (Tammy) and Blair WEEKS (Kim). Proud Papa of Devyn, Ryan, Justin and Tyler. Bill will missed by his sisters Chris Scott and Nessie THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON. Uncle of Brenda and great-uncle of Jordan, Nicole and Brittany. Bill will always be remembered by his many Friends and the parishioners of Saint John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church. Family and Friends will be received at the Ward Funeral Home, 2035 Weston Rd. (north of Lawrence Ave.), Weston, on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Saint John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church (49 George St.) on Saturday at 10 a.m. Interment Sanctuary Park Cemetery. In memory of Bill, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Condolences may be sent to the family at william.miller@wardfh.com

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-14 published
MILLER, Myrtle
Peacefully at Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket on Sunday, February 13, 2005. Myrtle MILLER (née WILKINSON) of Mt. Albert and formerly of Sharon in her 101st year. Beloved wife of the late Harvey MILLER. Loving Mom of Evelyn and her husband late Howard McGUCKIN, late Lorne, Lorna and her husband Ira COATES, Bob and his wife Donna, Rae and his wife Joan, Marilyn and her husband Dennis GALAN. Cherished Grandma of 15 grandchildren and 31 great-grandchildren. Friends may call at Skwarchuk Funeral Home, 19153 Centre Street, Mt. Albert for visitation on Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held at the Mount Albert United Church, 41 Alice Street, Mt. Albert on Wednesday, February 16, 2005 at 1: 00 p.m. Interment Queensville Cemetery. In Myrtle's memory, donations to Southlake Regional Health Centre or to the Mount Albert United Church would be appreciated.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-17 published
O'SULLIVAN, Helen Marie
Peacefully at St. Joseph's Hospital, Hamilton on Tuesday, February 15, 2005, in her 90th year. Beloved wife of the late Paul J. O'SULLIVAN. Loving mother of Joe and Betty, Duke and Kay, Kathleen and Dave PETCH, Terry and Sandy, the late Fr. Sean, Tim and Liz, and Jacques and Cathy. Loved grandmother of 17 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Ann HANLON, Edna and Art HARGREAVES and sister-in-law of Sr. Joan O'SULLIVAN, C.S.J. and Patricia MILLER. Visitation at the P.X. Dermody Funeral Home, 7 East Ave. S., Hamilton, Thursday from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. Funeral Mass at St. Charles Garnier Church, Hamilton, Friday, February 18 at 11 a.m. Memorial donations to the Father Sean O'Sullivan Research Centre, Hamilton, or St. Joseph's Villa Foundation, Dundas, would be appreciated by the family.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-19 published
MacLAREN, Clara
Peacefully at Woodhall Park, Brampton on Wednesday, February 16th, 2005, in her 89th year. Wife of the late Donald (1989), and loving mother of Fiona MAYCOCK and her husband Bruce of Cambridge, and Patricia MacLAREN (Sharon) of Georgetown. Proud grandmother to Elspeth (Mark) KILLINGER of Arizona, Mark of Cambridge, Ontario, and Greg (Tori) of Paris, Ontario Will be remembered by her niece Jane MILLER (Bob) of Florida. Friends will be received at the J.S. Jones and son Funeral Home and Cremation Centre (11582 Trafalgar Road, north of Maple Ave., Georgetown) 905-877-3631 on Tuesday, February 22nd, 2005 from 12: 30 p.m. until time of Memorial Service held in the chapel at 1: 30 p.m. Cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. To send expressions of sympathy, visit www.jsjonesandsonfuneralhome.com

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-20 published
MILLER, Jane Ellen
Courageously after an 8 month battle with bladder cancer, at Princess Margaret Hospital, 16th floor Palliative Care, on February 18, 2005 at the age of 54. Beloved wife of Lawrence W. McDONALD. Predeceased by her father Ross MILLER. Survived by mother Dorothy MILLER, sister Mary HOPKINS, brother-in-law Bruce, several aunts and uncles, cousins Roy and Sharon and niece and nephew Julie and Ron. Jane was a retired model from Wilhelmina Models in New York. Funeral Service on Monday, February 21 at 11 a.m. in the chapel at the Ralph Day Funeral Home, 180 Danforth Ave. (east of Broadview subway). Cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Princess Margaret Hospital would be appreciated.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-21 published
GAULD, John S.
(Former Postal Worker with Canada Post) Peacefully at the Peel Memorial Hospital on Sunday, February 20, 2005 at the age of 66. Beloved husband of Shirley for over 47 years. Loving father of Terry and his wife Shawna, Kevin and his partner Kelly, Tim and his wife Diana, and Jason. Dear grandpa of Chantelle, Kyle and Taylor. Dear son of Bernice WOODWORTH and the late Ernest GAULD. Survived by his sisters Lynn MILLER and Bonnie LEGER. Predeceased by his daughter-in-law Patricia. Friends will be received at the Scott Funeral Home "Brampton Chapel", 289 Main St. N. (Hwy. 10), Brampton, 905-451-1100, on Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the chapel on Wednesday, February 23, 2005 at 1 p.m. Areception will follow in the Caledon Lounge of the funeral home. If desired, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-26 published
ROSS, Gerald Murray (né SILVERMAN)
February 15, 2005, peacefully at home in Victoria, British Columbia after a 2 1/2 year valiant, uncomplaining battle with bladder cancer. Born July 4, 1949 to the late Violet and Sol SILVERMAN in Toronto. By knowing Jerry, one's life was indescribably better. He will be forever missed by his beloved wife and best friend Helene, cousin Harriet MILLER of New York City, relatives in France and Toronto, and his family of Friends across two continents. Thanks to Dr. Robert NAM, Sunnybrook, and Dr. Paul Pereira and the Doctors Pan of Victoria, who had his best interests at heart. Donations to non-profits which protect the ocean and its' creatures, or animal shelters.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-27 published
BROWN, Jean Elizabeth (née RUTHERFORD)
Passed away peacefully at the Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay on Friday, February 25, 2005 in her 78th year. Beloved wife of Gerry BROWN for over 50 years. Dear mother of Elizabeth BROWN (Charles) of Newmarket, and David BROWN of Peterborough. Sadly missed by grandchildren Shao and Jean MILLER. Survived by her sister Mary (Fred SIMPSON,) her brother Jack RUTHERFORD (Lynn,) and her six nieces. For the past 25 years, Jean and Gerry have lived in the Balsam Lake area of the Kawarthas where they operated a small country store. Friends are invited to visit the family at the Mackey Funeral Home, 33 Peel Street, Lindsay (705-328-2721) on Tuesday, March 1st from 1: 00 p.m. until the time of funeral service in the chapel at 2: 00 p.m. Reception to follow. If desired, memorial donations to the Kidney Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-03-01 published
MILLER, Arvilla Florence (née BARKLEY)
(August 19th, 1913-February 28th, 2005)
Peacefully on February 28th, 2005 at York Central Hospital in Richmond Hill, in her 92nd year. Arvilla was a beloved wife of the late Walter Stirling MILLER. Daughter of Florence and Alfred BARKLEY. Step-daughter of Mark McNALLY. Mother of Tom, Peter, Brian and Bob. Grandmother of Mark, Michelle, Jane, Amanda, Gregory and Ian. She will be sadly missed by both her family and Friends. A memorial service will be held in Etobicoke at the residence of Bob and Pat MILLER on Saturday, April 9th, 2005 at 2: 00 p.m. Billie's wishes were to be cremated and buried in a small cemetery on the shores of Twelve Mile Lake in Carnarvon, Ontario. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made in her name to the Canadian National Institute for the Blind.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-03-01 published
MILLER, Doris
Passed away peacefully on February 24, 2005. She will be dearly missed by her sons Stephen and Ron, her daughter-in-law Marian and grandchildren Karen, Nicole, Christian and Danny and many nieces and nephews. Her folksy humour, and delicious cooking will be irreplaceable. Heartfelt appreciation to staff at Elginwood Long term Facility in Richmond Hill for providing loving care to Doris. She will be interred in the spring time beside her beloved husband Charles Wesley MILLER. A memorial service will be arranged at a later date.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-03-03 published
CORCORAN, Myrtle E. (née WALLWORK)
(Retired 40 year employee of Lever Bros.) Peacefully, at the Toronto East General Hospital, with her family by her side, on March 2, 2005, in her 87th year. Daughter of the late Ada and William WALLWORK. Sadly missed cousin of Donna and Bob MILLER, and Gary BUGLER and their families. Myrtle will be missed by her many Friends. Friends will be received at the Sherrin Funeral Home, 873 Kingston Road (west of Victoria Park Ave.) Toronto (416-698-2861) on Sunday, March 6, 2005 for a memorial visitation from 2: 00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. Private family interment services to be held a later date. Memorial donations to the Toronto Humane Society would be greatly appreciated.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-03-05 published
TAPLIN- PARSONS, Ina Mary
Peacefully on Sunday, February 27, 2005 at Fairvern Nursing Home in Huntsville at the age of 98. Loving wife of the late Al PARSONS. Stepmother of Donnie PARSONS and his wife Jeanie of Bracebridge, Lois MILLER and her husband Bud WITTER of Kitchener, and Shirley and her husband Paul HAMMOND of Bracebridge. Loving sister of Mary ELDER, Winnifred CAMPBELL, and predeceased by Joe TAPLIN, Nellie BOOTHBY, Charlie CUNNINGTON, Art CUNNINGTON, Bill CUNNINGTON, Boyce CUNNINGTON, Percy CUNNINGTON, Elsie BOOTHBY, and Emily MUNROE. Fondly remembered by many step-grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. Funeral Service was held at the Mitchell Funeral Home, 15 High Street, Huntsville, P1H 1N9, 705-789-5252 on Wednesday, March 2nd, 2005. If desired, donations to St. James Anglican Church, Port Cunnington, Fairvern Nursing Home or the Order of the Eastem Star, Clovelly Chapter No. 144, would be appreciated.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-03-07 published
FALLOWS, Robert " Bob"
It is with great sadness that the family announce the peaceful passing of Robert FALLOWS, at Toronto East General Hospital, March 5, 2005, at the age of 86. Robert, beloved husband of Beatrice (deceased). Loving father of Bill and his wife Chris. Dear grandfather of Erin (Joel) MILLER and Jeff (Angela) FALLOWS. Great-grandfather to Jackson MILLER. Robert will be sadly missed by his brothers Jack and Frank and their wives, as well as many nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service will be held at the Ingram Funeral Home, 1055 Gerrard Street East (at Jones Ave.), on Wednesday, March 9, 2005 at 1 p.m. Visitation from 11 a.m. until time of service in the Chapel. Interment to follow, Highland Memory Gardens. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to the Diabetes Association.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-03-07 published
MILLER, Mary
Peacefully at the Oshawa General Hospital on Sunday, March 6, 2005. Loving mother of Edie and her husband Mike, Kathy and the late Gordon. Grandma will be missed by Liam, Bridget, Michael, Steven, Daniel and her great-grand_son Aidan. Dear sister of Kay and the late Anthony and James. Mary will be missed by many nieces, nephews and Friends. Resting at the Paul O'Conner Funeral Home, 1939 Lawrence Avenue East (between Warden and Pharmacy) from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral Mass on Wednesday morning at 10: 30 a.m. in Our Lady of Fatima Shrine (St. Clair, east of Victoria Park). Interment Resthaven Memorial Gardens.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-03-07 published
SUTTON, Frances
On Sunday, March 6, 2005 at Southlake Hospital, Newmarket. Loving mother of Ron (Rea,) Robert (Michelle) and Lynn MILLER (Brian.) Proud grandmother of Christine, Julie, Alyssa, Cassandra, and Kayla. Frances will be missed by her brothers Bob (Edith) and Bill and sister Patricia BLACKSTOCK, nieces, nephews and Friends. Friends will be received at the Taylor Funeral Home "Newmarket Chapel", 524 Davis Dr., Newmarket, 905-898-2100, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Thursday, March 10, 2005 at 1 o'clock. For those who wish, donations to the Southlake Regional Health Centre Foundation would be appreciated.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-03-10 published
MILLER, Edmund
(Veteran of World War 2 - Juno Beach) Peacefully at Peel Memorial Hospital - Brampton on Wednesday, March 9, 2005, Ed MILLER, at the age of 87. Dearly beloved husband of Rena for 53 years. Loving father of Diane COSSITT and Paul and his wife Joycelene. Predeceased by his sister Marjorie NORTON. Sadly missed by his many family and Friends. Resting at the Ward Funeral Home "Brampton Chapel", 52 Main Street South (Hwy. 10), Brampton, from 1-3 p.m. Friday. A private family service to be held. Interment Brampton Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Canadian War Amps Fund would be greatly appreciated by the family.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-03-15 published
MUZYCZKA, Mychajlo
Suddenly on March 13, 2005 at the age of 77. Beloved husband of Anna. Loving father of Joseph and Debbie and Jerry and Orysia. Cherished Dido of Joseph Jr. and Anna, Sophie and Ian MILLER, Natalie and Michael. Great-grandfather of Shannon and Madison. Uncle of Marysia IWASIV and Oksana YAREMA. He will be sadly missed by all his family and Friends in Canada and Ukraine. Friends will be received at the Neweduk Funeral Home - "Mississauga Chapel", 1981 Dundas St. W. (1 block east of Erin Mills Pkwy.) on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Panachyda Tuesday at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, March 16, 2005 at 10 a.m. at Saint Mary's Ukrainian Catholic Church (3625 Cawthra Rd.). Interment St. Volodymyr Cemetery. Neweduk Funeral Home 905-828-8000

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-03-19 published
MILLER, Grace Elizabeth
Passed away peacefully on March 13th, 2005. Loving sister to brothers Garton and Robert. Aunt to Stephen and Traci. Private service. Sadly missed. Safe in the arms of Jesus.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-03-21 published
MILLER, Arnold
Passed away peacefully in Toronto on Friday, March 18, 2005 at age 95. Beloved husband of the late Adrienne MILLER. Will be sadly missed by his daughters Janine, Ethne and Megan, sons-in-law Clive MILLER, John NUSSBAUM, and David LEVY, 10 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. At Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel, 2401 Steeles Avenue West (3 lights west of Dufferin) for service on Monday, March 21, 2005 at 3: 00 p.m. Interment Beth Tzedec Memorial Park. Shiva Monday at 17 Artreeva Drive, Tuesday and Wednesday at 52 Walker Avenue, evening services at 7: 00 p.m. If desired, donations may be made to the Arnold Miller Memorial Fund c/o The Benjamin Foundation, 3429 Bathurst Street, Toronto, M6A 2C3, 416-780-0324.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-03-26 published
MILLER, Altha (WELSH)
Peacefully, in her ninety-first year, on Sunday, March 20, 2005. Beloved wife of the late Bill MILLER. Loving mother and mother-in-law of the late Alfred and Barbara MILLER and Marilyn and Larry WILLIAMS. Proud grandmother of JoAnn, Graham, Heather, Andrew, Robert, Angie and Nancy. Great-grandmother of thirteen. The family would like to extend its heartfelt thanks to Companion Care, especially Gillian, Margaret, Bev, Paulette and Dulcie, for their kindness and support. Visitation at the McEachnie Funeral Home, 28 Old Kingston Road (Pickering Village), Ajax, Ontario on Sunday, March 27 at 2: 00 p.m., with the service following at 3:00 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Alzheimer Society.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-03-26 published
MILLER, Roy Smith
Peacefully, at Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital, Burlington, on Thursday, March 24, 2005, in his 88th year. Roy MILLER of Burlington, beloved husband of Dorothy (BROWN) MILLER. He will be fondly remembered by his sister Doris YEATES of Whitby. Visitation at Smith's Funeral Home, 485 Brant Street (one block north of City Hall), Burlington (905-632-3333), on Sunday from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held at St. Christopher's Anglican Church, 662 Guelph Line, Burlington, on Monday, March 28, 2005 at 11 a.m. Cremation private. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer Foundation, Red Cross or to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. www.smithsfh.com

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-02 published
MILLER, Laura (formerly BLACK)
Canadian High and Low Board Diving Champion 1924, 25, 26 at Strathaven Retirement Centre, Bowmanville on Wednesday, March 30, 2005 in her 98th year. Laura, (formerly of Etobicoke) beloved wife of the late Charles Dryden BLACK and Lawrence (Larry) MILLER. Dear mother of Erminie WETMORE (Ross,) Andrew BLACK (Susanne) and John BLACK (Shelly.) Loving grandmother of Jim, Janet, Joan, Joel, Rebecca, Matthew and Rachel. Great-grandmother of Rory. A Memorial Service will be held at Bowmanville Baptist Church on Sunday, April 3, 2005 at 2: 30 p.m. Cremation at Bowmanville Crematorium. Donations in Laura's memory may be made through the Morris Funeral Chapel, 4 Division Street, Bowmanville, L1C 2Z1 to the charity of your choice. www.morrisfuneralchapel.ca

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-04 published
CALLAGHAN, Doris (née STEWARD/STEWART/STUART) (1927-2005)
Formerly of Toronto and Scarborough, Doris passed away, peacefully, with her family by her side, at Lisaard House in Cambridge, on Saturday, April 2, 2005, at the age of 77 years. Predeceased by her beloved husband of 57 years, Stan CALLAGHAN. Cherished mother of Karen MILLER and her husband Gary of Waterloo and Wendy CALLAGHAN and her husband Nick NICKERSON of Bowmanville. Lovingly remembered by her grand_sons, Brent and Shane MILLER. Survived by her sisters Verna PETTIGREW of Wichita, Kansas and Inez SHEPHERD of Las Vegas, Nevada. Also survived by her best friend Groucho. She will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by her many Friends. Predeceased by her parents, Frederick and Lillian STEWARD/STEWART/STUART. Doris had a 32-year career as a medical office administrator in Toronto. Friends are invited to share their memories of Doris with her family during visitation at the Edward R. Good Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo, on Tuesday evening, April 5, from 7-9 p.m. The memorial service to celebrate Doris' life will be held in the funeral home chapel on Wednesday, April 6, 2005 at 11 a.m. Cremation has taken place. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Condolences/Donations/Flowers edwardrgood.com 519-745-8445

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-05 published
MacKAY, George S.
Retired World War 2 Captain, George enlisted in the Toronto Scottish Regiment (M.G.) September 6, '39 as a Private, A/Mgn and served in the army overseas from 1939-1946. George was a long time resident of Toronto and a former Banker, Stock Broker, Intelligence Officer, Senior Special Investigator and Consultant. He was educated in Nova Scotia, Owen Sound, Ontario, Military College and Oxford University, England as well as the University of Toronto - Accounting. George enjoyed a full life, and in his younger days was well known in the sporting fraternity and the Bay Street district. He was married to his best friend and companion, Jean B. REID, for over 50 years, who predeceased him. He had many Friends across Canada and in Eastern U.S.A. and especially in their winter homes at Crescent Beach area, Florida and Victoria, British Columbia, as well as their summer home at Paudash Lake in Ontario. He is survived by his sister Jean (Mrs M.J.) WATERHOUSE, and nephew Bill WATERHOUSE, Huntsville and family Julie, Tracy and Jeremy, niece Susan (husband Bill) MILLER, Mississauga, and nephew Tom WELCH (wife Judy) and sons Bradley and Brian, Edmonton. Memorial service to be held Wednesday, April 6 at 2: 00 p.m. - Shepherd Terrace Retirement Home (Chapel), 3758 Sheppard Avenue E., Scarborough, Ontario (north side of Sheppard, east of Warden). Main telephone number 416-609-5700. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made in George MacKay's memory to the Canadian National Institute for the Blind. Condolences to George's family may be sent to Susan MILLER online at susane.miller@sympatico.ca

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-06 published
TRINIER, Helen Beryl (née MILLER)
Peacefully at her residence on Monday, April 4, 2005. Beloved wife of the late Carl W. Loving mother of Carl (Mattia) and Jim (Kathy). Sister of Shirley and Audrey, and dear aunt of Dayl. Will be sadly missed by her grandchildren Adam, Samantha, Andrew, Matthew, Spencer, Drake and Fletcher, also nieces, nephews, close friend Les and her many other Friends. Memorial service to be held in the Chapel of the Giffen-Mack "Danforth" Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, 2570 Danforth Ave. (at Main St. subway), 416-698-3121, on Friday, April 8th at 11 a.m. If desired, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by her family.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-07 published
PARSONAGE, Alfred Henry
Passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 31, 2005 at Saint John's Rehabilitation Hospital, in his 85th year. Loving and devoted husband of Audrey for 59 wonderful years. Beloved father of Cheryl HAMILTON and husband Wolf BRAUN, John David, and Elizabeth Louli and former husband and good friend Waheed LOULI. Cherished grandfather of Christy, Sandra, Michelle and Nicole and great-grandfather of Tyler and Lauryn. Brother of Helena RICHARDSON and the late Muriel MILLER. Alfred was a proud World War 2 Veteran and past President of the Governor General's Horse Guards Association. Alfred will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by his family and many Friends. Friends may call at the R.S. Kane Funeral Home (6150 Yonge Street, at Goulding, south of Steeles) on Friday, April 8th, 2005 from 2-3 p.m., followed by a Memorial Service in the Chapel at 3 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Saint John's Rehabilitation Hospital (285 Cummer Avenue, North York, Ontario, M2M 2G1).

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-09 published
MILLER, Elwin Weber "Al"
Former Pharmacist of Dale's Pharmacy of Brampton, passed away on April 7, 2005 at Extendicare Halton Hills, at the age of 91. Beloved husband of the late Jessie Ann. Loving father of Susan and her husband Claus CHRISTIANSEN. Proud Papa of Allison and Ryan. Brother of Zelda HALL and Elaine PUGHE. Predeceased by his brother Ron MILLER. Al was a long-time member of the Rotary Club and was actively involved in Probus and his local Seniors' Centre. Friends will be received at the Scott Funeral Home "Brampton Chapel", 289 Main St. N., Brampton (905-451-1100) on Monday, April 11, 2005 from 1-2 p.m. with a service to follow in the Chapel at 2 p.m. Private interment at Woodlawn Cemetery will be held at a later date. Memorial donations made in Al's memory to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. The family wishes to thank the wonderful staff of Extendicare Halton Hills for their continuous care and support.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-11 published
MILLER, John David
Suddenly on Friday, April 8, 2005. Beloved husband of Betty. Caring father of David and his wife Karyn, Jill and her husband Stephen KINSELLA. Proud grandfather of Cole and Justin MILLER, Kyle and Taylor KINSELLA. He will be missed by his sisters Margaret LIGHT and Jean GURR. Friends will be received at the Dixon-Garland Funeral Home, 166 Main St. N. (Markham Rd.), Markham, on Monday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Service in the Chapel on Tuesday at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-12 published
MILLER, Lillian
On Monday, April 11, 2005 at Toronto Western Hospital after a short illness. Lillian MILLER, beloved wife of the late Al MILLER. Loving mother of Phyllis and Mickey KAPLAN, Earl and Elly MILLER. Adored Bubbie of Mark, Cheryl and Barry, Joanna, Edward, and great-grand_son Abe. Survived by her brother Mickey FIRESTONE, her sisters-in-law Faye, Mynne, Eileen and Helen FIRESTONE. Predeceased by brothers Joe, Bill, Louis and Sam, sisters-in-law May and Anne, brothers-in-law Sam, Alex, and Moishe, and sisters-in-law Debbie, Rose, and Helen. At Beth Tzedec Synagogue, 1700 Bathurst Street (Bathurst south of Eglinton) for service on Tuesday, April 12, 2005 at 10: 30 a.m. Interment Beth Tzedec Memorial Park. Shiva 31 Avenal Drive. If desired, donations may be made to the Lillian Miller Memorial Fund c/o The Benjamin Foundation, 3429 Bathurst Street, Toronto, M6A 2C3, 416-780-0324.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-13 published
MILLER, Leon
It is with the deepest sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Leon MILLER on Saturday, April 9, 2005. He was 78 years old. Beloved husband of Fela MILLER for the past 40 years. Dearly loved by his children, Kenny, Annette, and David, son-in-law Randy and daughter-in-law Sharon. He will forever protect and watch over his cherished grandchildren, Rachel, Ryan, Sophie, Jordan, Evan, and Matthew. He is fondly remembered by family and Friends. The family will appreciate donations in Leon's memory to the United Jewish Appeal.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-13 published
SMITH, Verona Margaret " Nonie"
Peacefully at the Trillium Health Centre - Mississauga on Tuesday, April 12, 2005 at the age of 87. Beloved sister of Leo SMITH, Shirley MILLER, Terry FERRELL and the late Charles SMITH, Ruby MURPHY and Audrey DARRAH. She will be dearly missed by all her family and Friends. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter Butler Chapel, 4933 Dundas St. West, Etobicoke (between Islington and Kipling Aves.), on Wednesday from 5-9 p.m. Funeral Mass to be held at St. Clement Roman Catholic Church (409 Markland Dr.) on Thursday, April 14, 2005 at 10 a.m. Private interment Park Lawn Cemetery. If desired, donations may be made to the Sisters of St. Joseph.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-14 published
MILLER, Robert
Suddenly at home on Monday, April 11, 2005, Robert in his 63rd year. Beloved husband of Teresa for over 37 years. Loving father of Mark. Robert will be missed by his sisters Mary CORKIN (Lawrence,) and Roberta SHEPPARD (Paul,) of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. He will be fondly missed by his many nieces, nephews and Friends. Friends may call at the Andrews Community Funeral Centre, 8190 Dixie Rd. (north of Steeles) on Friday, April 15, 2005 for a Service of Remembrance at 11: 00 a.m. Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-19 published
CUTHBERT, June Evelyn (née COX) (June 11, 1934-April 17, 2005)
Suddenly at home, on April 17, 2005, in her 71st year. A lifetime resident of Brampton, June was the daughter of the late William and Ethel (MILLER) COX. Loving mother of Janice CRAWFORD, Michael and wife Kathy CUTHBERT, Julie and husband Kent BALL. Cherished "Gram" of Jessica and Steven CUTHBERT and James CRAWFORD. Predeceased by siblings Kay MORRIS, and George COX. Survived by Dorothy (Dot) JOHNSON of Angus Ontario, Gladys POLLARD of Brampton and Lorne and Dorie COX of Georgetown. June was very involved in church, being at one time Sunday School Superintendant, Junior Auxillary Leader, Chorister and Bazaar Committee Member at Christ Church Anglican. June worked for many years as a nurse in the office of Dr. Caldwell and Associates, but thrived in her retirement passion - Genealogy. June was always busy researching names and dates, and authored many "Family" books on different branches of her extended family tree. She leaves these volumes as a wonderful legacy to all her family. Resting at the Ward Funeral Home "Brampton Chapel," 52 Main Street South (Hwy. 10), Brampton, on Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Service to follow at 1 p.m. in the chapel. Interment Brampton Cemetery. Donations to the Diabetes Association would be appreciated. Condolences to the family may be sent to june.cuthbert@wardfh.com

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-19 published
ENGLEFIELD, George Stanley
Passed away in his 80th year on Sunday, April 17, 2005 after a year long struggle with heart disease at the Scarborough General Hospital. Beloved husband of Mary (née MILLER) of Toronto. Dear father of Lisa RAMIREZ and her husband Jesse; Philip and his wife Brenda. Cherished by his grandchildren Carly and Corey. He will be sadly missed by his sisters Georgina and Margaret and brother Fred. Memorial visitation will take place at the "Scarborough Chapel" of McDougall and Brown, 2900 Kingston Road, (east of St. Clair Ave. E.) on Wednesday, April 20th from 2 p.m. until the time of memorial service in the chapel at 3 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, donations made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-30 published
ROBINSON, Larry
After a brief illness passed away at the Rouge Valley Health System, Ajax on April 27, 2005, surrounded by the love of his family. Larry, age 56, is the beloved husband and soul mate of Lorna. Cherished Dad of Laura and her husband Marco CALVELLI. Proud "Gramp" of Ethan, and one little bundle soon to arrive. Much loved son of Irene and the late Lawrence. Very special brother of Cathie and her husband Keith MILLER. A favourite uncle to many nieces and nephews. Dear son-in-law of Vivian and her husband D'Arcy BOURGAIZE. Also sadly missed by the O'Donnell family. Following Larry's wishes, private family arrangements were held at the McEachnie Funeral Home, 28 Old Kingston Road, Ajax (Pickering Village) 905-428-8488. Cremation has taken place. The family would invite all Friends to attend a graveside memorial at Erskine Cemetery, Fairport Road and Finch Avenue, Pickering. For date and time please call the funeral home. Donations made to the Ajax-Pickering Hospital Building Fund would be appreciated.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-05-07 published
MILLER, Rose Marie (née FOORD)
Quietly, at Sunnybrook and Women's Health Science Centre, on Friday, May 6, 2005, in her 98th year. Beloved wife of the late Wilfrid. Dear mother of Jim and his wife Shirley. Fondly remembered by three grandchildren, Lori and her husband Dan ROTH, Janis, Steven and his wife Julie. G.G. to Luke and Ben ROTH and Olivia and Samuel MILLER. The family will receive Friends at the Humphrey Funeral Home - A.W. Miles Chapel, 1403 Bayview Avenue (south of Eglinton Avenue East), from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Monday, May 9. Service in the Chapel on Tuesday morning at 11 o'clock with a reception to follow at the funeral home. Interment at Resthaven Memorial Gardens. If desired, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, 20 Holly Street, Suite 101, Toronto M4S 3B1, would be appreciated.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-05-09 published
MILLER, Ruth Gloria
After a short illness with cancer, at Markham-Stouffville Hospital, on Saturday, May 7, 2005, in her 81st year. Wife of the late Russell MILLER. Dear mother of Dorothy and her husband Terry WILKINS, Dave, Shirley and her husband Dave BARRETT. Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Samantha, Jeffrey, Kathryn, and Christopher. Friends will be received Dixon-Garland Funeral Home, 166 Main St. N. (Markham Rd.), Markham, on Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Service in the Chapel on Wednesday at 2 p.m. Interment Hillside Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Heritage United Church, 7046 11th Line, Markham, Ontario L6B 1A8 or a charity of choice would be appreciated.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-05-10 published
MILLER, Thomas Edward (a.k.a. Grumpy) (April 27, 1955-May 8, "The greatest pleasure in life is doing what they say you cannot do."
Tom fought long and hard for six years teaching us all the value of love, courage and plain old-fashioned stubbornness. Loving father, teacher and friend, Tom leaves behind his wife of thirty years, Rita MILLER (BRIAND) and his children, April, Kristie and Adam and second father to Amanda Q. son of Thomas MILLER Sr. and Jacqueline (née MOIR.) Loving brother of Dianne (Ron) BEVAND, Bruce (Donna DUN) MILLER and Sharon VANDERLANS. Loving son-in-law of Rita BRIAND. Brother-in-law of Sharon FERGUESON, David (Michelle) BRIAND, Gerald (Sharon) BRIAND, Darla (Kent) GRIFFIN, Peter (Lisa) BRIAND. Hugs and kisses from all nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his father-in-law, Peter BRIAND and brother-in-law, Charlie BRIAND. Family would like to thank everyone for all the love and support given to them over the past several years. Friends will be received at the Taylor Funeral Home "Newmarket Chapel", 524 Davis Dr., Newmarket (905-898-2100) from 7-9 Tuesday, May 10 and from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday. Funeral Service will be held in the chapel at 11: 00 a.m. on Thursday, May 12, 2005. Donations may be made to the Sunnybrook and Women's Health Science Centre-Cancer Clinic. Friends are welcome to sign theonline book of condolence atwww.taylorfuneralhomenewmarket.com

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-05-12 published
KNIGHT, Robert
World War 2 Veteran, Royal Air Force Pilot, and longtime employee of Hawker Siddeley of Canada, Orenda Division. Suddenly at William Osler Health Centre, Brampton on Tuesday, May 10th, 2005, in his 85th year. Robert, beloved husband of Ruth (née MILLER.) Loving father of Sheryl and her husband Myles KENNEDY of Manitoba, Deborah and her husband Frank SPANU of Brampton, Robert and his wife Laurie of Rockwood, and James of Vancouver. Cherished grandfather of Jaime, Jason, Gary, Michael, David, Clayton, Brandy, Cameron and Emily. Dear brother of the late Nelson and Peggy. Private family service. Arrangements entrusted to the Scott Funeral Home "Brampton Chapel", 905-451-1100. Sign a book of condolences at www.obituariestoday.com.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-05-14 published
MILLER, Barbara
Peacefully at Roberta Place, Barrie on Thursday, May 12, 2005, Barbara MILLER, Barrie, in her 67th year, beloved wife of the late William MILLER. Loving mother of Douglas McBRIDE, Edmonton Patricia ABBOTT, Alliston; Joyce DEFOREST, Baxter; Susan SCHRIK, Sault Ste. Marie. Lovingly remembered by 5 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Betty WILLIAMS, Diane BATEMAN and Ken COFFIELD. The family will receive their Friends at the Egan Funeral Home, 203 Queen Street S. (Hwy. 50), Bolton (905-857-2213) Sunday afternoon from 2-4 o'clock. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Monday morning, May 16 at 11 o'clock. Interment Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bolton. If desired, memorial donations may be made to The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario. Condolences for the family may be offered at www.eganfuneralhome.com

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-05-16 published
Friends bid activist farewell
Hundreds jam memorial service
'Hug this tree, for me. Love, Bob'
By Emily CHUNG, Staff Reporter
The Great Hall at the University of Toronto's Hart House was jammed yesterday with hundreds of people inspired by Bob HUNTER's conviction that one person can make a difference in the world.
The event was a memorial service for HUNTER, who died May 2 of prostate cancer but lived for 63 years before that as a journalist and world-renowned environmentalist who co-founded Greenpeace.
The service was attended by all ages. Some were pierced and dyed, others dressed neatly in black. Some wore expensive jewellery, some toted bike helmets.
"There's more trouble in this room than I've ever seen in one place," said HUNTER's friend Gord PERKS.
Trouble like Katrina MILLER of the Toronto Environmental Alliance, one of the many activists whose causes HUNTER publicized during his 15 years as an environment reporter with Citytv.
HUNTER awarded her a title for her work getting pesticides banned in Toronto that she wears proudly.
"There's something very special about Bob HUNTER calling you a Damn Fine Activist," MILLER said.
And there were dozens of fans like Bonnie and Kerre BRIGGS, long-time activists (mostly anti-poverty these days) who admired HUNTER but never met him.
"The Wales and the seals are really going to miss Bob," Bonnie said.
Kerre recalls that as a "schlubby, long-haired" 14-year-old, he started a petition to protest nuclear testing in Alaska the same week HUNTER co-founded Greenpeace. At the time, environmentalism was "a hippie thing of no great consequence," Kerre said, but HUNTER changed that. "He is my role model. He was my inspiration."
In the official program, letters were read from Prime Minister Paul MARTIN, environmentalist David SUZUKI and Toronto Mayor David MILLER. Friends and family, from HUNTER's wife Bobbi and Citytv boss Moses ZNAIMER to Premier Dalton McGUINTY and fellow activist Paul WATSON, shared memories in their eulogies that drew both laughter and tears.
As they followed a bagpiper's "Amazing Grace" out of the hall, people cradled tiny spruce saplings that had been laid out on the forest-green tablecloths for Friends to take home and plant. To each tree was attached a note that read, "Embrace your Friends, Love your family, Celebrate all life, And hug this tree, for me. Love, Bob."
Outside the doors, many paid tribute to HUNTER by continuing his work. A table solicited donations for a memorial environmental studies scholarship at the University of Toronto.
Greenpeace activists took the photos and signatures of supporters for a "virtual march" against whaling in Korea.
WATSON told the crowd that an activists' ship fuelled by alternative energy is getting ready to launch.
"The ship will be called the Robert Lorne Hunter," he said. "Bob will be going back to sea."

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-05-17 published
MacNEIL, Pearl Elizabeth
Entered into a well-deserved rest at Grove Park Home (Barrie, Ontario) on May 15, 2005. Pearl, daughter of the late Herbert and Guerine BEEHO, was born in Montreal on July 4, 1913. Dearly beloved mother of Lois, Barbara (Larry Brown,) Lorna (Pat ADAM/ADAMS,) John, and Karen (Lew MILLER.) Cherished Nana to her grandchildren Chris (Rosie), Todd (Gail), Vanessa, Hailey, Isaac; great-grandchildren Brooke, Sommer, Andrew, Emilie, Juliet, Miranda and Joshua; and great-great-granddaughter Astoria Pearl. Widow of Charles MacNEIL and dear friend of John BARNET. Predeceased by her much loved baby daughter Colleen, grand_son Scott BROWN and brother and sister-in-law Robert and Evelyn. Pearl will be sadly missed by her nephew and nieces Robert, Donna and Lorraine and their families, and by the many whose lives she touched with her gifts of humour, music and generosity of deed and spirit. We love you Mom.... until we meet again. Friends may call at Steckley-Gooderham Funeral Homes (Clapperton and Worsley Streets), Barrie on Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Wednesday, May 18, 2005 at 3: 30 p.m. Interment at Glen Oaks Cemetery, Oakville. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Grove Park Home would be greatly appreciated by the family. Condolences may be forwarded through www. steckleygooderham.com

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-05-21 published
MILLER, Andrew " Andy"
Peacefully on May 20, 2005 at St. Michael's Hospital at age 55 years. Andy, loving son of Stanley MILLER and the late Margaret. Dear brother to Sandra BUCKLEY (Dan) and the late Stanley. Beloved uncle to Chuck and Chelsea. Friends may visit at the Jerrett Funeral Home, 660 Kennedy Road, Scarborough (between Eglinton and St. Clair Aves. E.) on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service complete in the chapel on Monday at 1 p.m. If so desired donations to the St. Michael's Hospital would be appreciated.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-05-21 published
MILLER, Brandyn
Brandyn was a gift to us for 26 years, strong, smart, brave and forever happy. Brandyn fought for life from the minute he entered the world on April 20, 1979, winning many of those battles. He taught us all to treasure our lives and each other with his unfailing bravery and giving spirit. Brandyn was always willing to share and lend his knowledge and passion for computers and anything technical with all of us. We were so proud of him. Brandyn passed away on May 17, 2005 at Toronto General Hospital trying to fulfil his dream of starting a fresh new life with a new heart and lung. He will forever be in the hearts of his family: mother Suzanne MILLER (John HINTON,) father David MILLER (Wei,) sisters Tiffany and Kim, girlfriend Logan, grandmother Marie WARREN and grandfather Russell CLUBINE (Charlotte.) Friends may call at the Roadhouse & Rose Funeral Home, 157 Main St. South, Newmarket on Monday, May 23 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service in the Chapel on Tuesday, May 24 at 3 p.m. followed by cremation. Donations to the Hospital for Sick Children Foundation or the Toronto General Hospital Transplant Unit would be appreciated.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-06-01 published
MILLER, Catherine (née RENNIE)
Passed away at Stirling Heights Long Term Care, on Monday, May 30, 2005, in her 81st year. Loving wife of Ronald MILLER. Survived by her step-daughter Nancy BIKAUNIEKS, her husband Peter, three grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Beloved sister of Frank and his wife Millie. Catherine will be lovingly remembered by nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Alexander and Isabella RENNIE, brother Alex, his wife Frances and sister Isabella. A Memorial Service will be held at Stirling Heights Long Term Care, 200 Stirling MacGregor Drive, Cambridge, (519-622-3434) Thursday, June 2, 2005, at 1 pm. In Catherine's memory, expressions of sympathy may be made to the charity of your choice. Corbett Funeral Home, 519-740-0669

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-06-10 published
MEMMO, Anthony
In loving memory of Anthony who passed away on Wednesday, June 8, 2005. He always thought of others before himself, may he be together again with his loving wife Violet who predeceased him. He will be remembered forever as a devoted father to Judy TILLEY, Richard and his wife Connie NEWTON, and Edna and her husband Dave BENSON. He has touched the souls of many especially his grandchildren Vince and Denise TILLEY, Lisa, John and James NEWTON, Donna MILLER and his five great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his loving sister Addie MEMMO.You" are loved deeply and have forever changed and touched many hearts." Friends may call at the Marshall Funeral Home, 10366 Yonge Street, Richmond Hill (4th traffic light north of Major Mackenzie Drive) on Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Saturday after 11: 30 a.m. for a service at 1 p.m. Interment Elgin Mills Cemetery.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-06-13 published
BARTON, Katharine Alexander (née CASSELS)
Peacefully on Sunday, June 12, 2005, at Belmont House, in her 83rd year. Survived by her beloved son, Timothy Hamilton BARTON and her grandchildren, Ashleigh Caitlin BARTON and Brandon Raymond BARTON. Predeceased by her loving husband, Grenville Irwin BARTON, her parents, Hamilton (Laddie) CASSELS, Q.C. and Nanette CASSELS (née MILLER,) and her brother, Hamilton (Tony) CASSELS, Q.C. She will also be missed by her nieces and nephews, Robert and John CASSELS, Betty BIGNELL, Donna and Gordon MUNRO, and Tony HOOPER and Debbie MARTELL. Her lifelong interests included theatre, music, piano-playing, sing-alongs and skits, Onondaga Camp, the family law firm, Cassels Brock, Lyndhurst Lodge Hospital, Havergal College, Canadian Paraplegic Association and Belmont House. The family will receive Friends at the Humphrey Funeral Home - A.W. Miles Chapel, 1403 Bayview Avenue (south of Eglinton Avenue East), from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, June 14. A memorial service will be held in the chapel at 11 o'clock on Wednesday, June 15. Cremation and private burial will be at a later date. Donations to Lyndhurst Lodge Hospital, 520 Sutherland Drive, Toronto, Ontario M4G 3V9, Canadian Paraplegic Association (Ontario Divison), 520 Sutherland Drive, 2nd Floor, Toronto, Ontario M4G 3V9 or Belmont House, 55 Belmont Street, Toronto, Ontario M5R 1R1, would be greatly appreciated.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-06-14 published
FILKIN, Clare Eugénie Armstrong (formerly ARMSTRONG, née PARKER)
In her 97th year of a full life of dignity and independence, Clare Eugénie FILKIN passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 11, 2005 at North York General Hospital after a brief illness. Loving mother of David ARMSTRONG and Gail (ARMSTRONG) GANETAKOS and mother-in-law to George Anthony GANETAKOS, step-mother to Pat DEACON and Jule RYDER, grandmother to Marc GANETAKOS, Alexandra GANETAKOS, Joseph GANETAKOS, Stephen DEACON, Michael MILLER, Peter MILLER, great-grandmother to Jack DEACON. Sister to Erma KOEPSELL and Evelyn GOTTSACKER (Sheboygan, Wisconsin) and George PARKER (Surrey, British Columbia). Predeceased by her husbands Dr. Harold G. ARMSTRONG and John O. (Jack) FILKIN, son Eugene ARMSTRONG, brother Randy PARKER (Vancouver,) sisters Gwen NORTQUIST (Vancouver,) Louise RUST (Vancouver) and Marjorie MITCHELL (Winnipeg.) With thanks to the doctors and especially the nursing staff of the 8th floor, West Wing at North York General Hospital. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario, 1920 Yonge Street, 4th Floor, Toronto Ontario, M4S 3E2 or 1-888-473-4636.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-06-15 published
MILNE, Margaret Rhoda
It is with deep sorrow that Margaret has passed away on Saturday, June 11, 2005. Margaret was predeceased by her parents Elliott and Clara May MILNE, brother John MILNE and niece Jane MILLER (Lawrence McDONALD.) Survived by her sister Dorothy MILLER, brother Frances MILNE (Betty,) sister-in-law Louise MILNE, niece Mary HOPKINS (Bruce.) A private family service and burial was held on Tuesday, June 14, 2005. In memory of Margaret, memorial donations may be made to a charity of your choice.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-06-15 published
WORDEN, Doris Mae
Peacefully at Markham-Stouffville Hospital on Friday, June 10, 2005. Doris, devoted wife of the late Reg. Loving mother of Ellen WORDEN of Scarborough, James and Tanya WORDEN of Stouffville and the late Verna and Jim MANNING of Hastings, and step-mother of Alleyne HARDAKER, Ken WORDEN, Sarah BOYD, Stephen WORDEN and Danny LAMB. Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and her brother Scovil MILLER. Friends will be received at the Dixon-Garland Funeral Home, 166 Main St. N. (Markham Rd.), Markham on Saturday, June 18 from 12 noon until the Memorial Service at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-06-16 published
MILLER, Myrtle V. (née SWEETMAN) (1905-2005)
At Christie Gardens, Toronto on Monday, June 13, 2005. Only daughter of the late Sina and George SWEETMAN of Port Perry. Wife of the late David MILLER. Predeceased by her brothers John, Luzerne and twin brother Franklin. Myrtle was a dear sister and friend to her brother Allen (102 years) of Christie Gardens and was a devoted friend to her sister-in-law Alice (Luzerne). An aunt who was treasured by her nieces, nephews and their families, David, John (Agathe), Pat (Jim), Doug (Sarah), Ann and the late Allene. Long-time member of St. Matthew's United Church, and career Credit Consultant with Simpsons and the Credit Bureau of Toronto. Friends may call at the Trull "North Toronto" Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, 2704 Yonge Street (5 blocks south of Lawrence) on Friday, June 17 from 11 o'clock until time of service in the chapel at 1 o'clock. As a tribute to their loving, Christian care of Myrtle, the family would appreciate donations to Christie Gardens, 600 Melita Cres., Toronto, M6G 3Z5, in lieu of flowers.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-06-20 published
MILLER, Kathleen " Kitty" (née LEE)
Suddenly, on Friday, June 17, 2005, in her 82nd year, dearly loved wife of the late Harry. Loving mother of Donna and her husband Jim SCOTT, Barry and his wife Pamela, and Nancy and her husband Russell D'SOUZA. Sister of Ken and his wife Audrey. Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Jennifer and her husband Steven MASSARDO, Glen and his fiancée Natalie LOUGHER, and Kevin. Friends may call at the Giffen-Mack "Danforth" Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, 2570 Danforth Ave. (at Main St. subway), on Sunday and Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Tuesday at 1 o'clock. Interment to follow at Resthaven Memorial Gardens.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-06-20 published
SHIMMERMAN, Joseph
On June 19, 2005 at Baycrest Hospital. Joseph SHIMMERMAN, beloved husband of the late Leah SHIMMERMAN. Loving father and father-in-law of Joan ROSS and Carl MASCOTT, Alan SHIMMERMAN and Melissa HAWCO, and Ryna and Jerry MILLER. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Pearl and the late Harry FROMSTEIN, Anne and Itcha KERBEL, Toby and Zisha ROCKFELD, Sam and Mary SHIMMERMAN, Max and Rosie SHIMMERMAN, and Tzivia and Harry TOBIN. Devoted grandfather of Marla and Rob, Shawna and Marvin, Tara and Marc, Ruth and Ian, Daniel and Pam, Jeremy and Emily, Jessica, Jacob, and Michael. Devoted great-grandfather of 14. At Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel, 2401 Steeles Ave. W. (3 lights west of Dufferin) for service on Monday, June 20, 2005 at 1: 30 p.m. Interment The New Yorker Section of Dawes Road Cemetery. Shiva at 4 Deer Park Crescent P.H. A buzz code 54. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Benjamin Foundation, 3429 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario M6A 2C3, 416-780-0324.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-06-21 published
MELTZ, Maria Elizabeth (née SARADOC)
Peacefully, on Monday, June 20th 2005, at the William Osler Health Centre, Georgetown Campus. Maria, 71 years of age, loving mother of Suzanne and her husband Craig MORGAN of Horseshoe Valley and Cindy and her husband Greg MILLER of Georgetown. Proud grandmother of Rob, Jacqui, Jessica, Shelby and Darryl. Dear sister of Frank (Idy) FERGUSON, Nick (Julia) SARADOC and Maggie (John) WHEELER. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the J.S. Jones and son Funeral Home, 11582 Trafalgar Road, north of Maple Ave., Georgetown, 905-877-3631, on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Parish prayers on Wednesday at 8: 30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Holy Cross Catholic Church (224 Maple Ave., Georgetown) on Thursday, June 23rd at 1: 00 p.m. Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Georgetown. Reception to follow in the Trafalgar Room. In memory contributions to the Scleroderma Society of Ontario would be appreciated. To send expressions of sympathy, visit www.jsjonesandsonfuneralhome.com

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-06-21 published
MILLER, Veta May
Passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 19, 2005. She will be dearly missed by her daughter Maisie and her husband Howard DAWSON. Loving sister to Levi BUTLER and Mabel CLARKE of Port Rexton, Newfoundland and step-sister to Barbara BLAIR of Boston, Massachusetts, sister-in-law to Sybil BUTLER of Victoria, British Columbia, George JOHNSON of London, England and Irene WALDRON of Deer Lake, Newfoundland. Caring aunt to many nieces and nephews. Veta is predeceased by many loving relatives. A special thanks to all of the compassionate nurses and caregivers of Leisure World - O'Connor Gate (Floor 3A). The family will receive Friends at the Ogden Funeral Home, 4164 Sheppard Ave. East, Agincourt (east of Kennedy Rd.) on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service to be held at Knox Presbyterian Church, 4156 Sheppard Ave. East, Agincourt, on Wednesday at 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or the Alzheimer Society.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-06-27 published
ROBERTS, Floyd Ambrose
The Man with the Horn Floyd Ambrose ROBERTS went peacefully in his sleep at the Trillium Health Centre, Mississauga, on Saturday, June 25, 2005, in the arms of his loving family. Well known Canadian Trombonist, Floyd was born in Hamilton on July 11, 1914, and spent his life "Born to Play" with his boyhood Friends in the depression, the "Big Bands", World War 2 - The Lost Recordings, British Broadcasting Corporation, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, The Brant Inn, Toronto, New York, London; a musician's musician. Beloved husband of Bonnie (Yvonne) for 63 years; loving father of Wayne and his son Warren; cherished father of Debra; and dear son Craig and his wife Susan, and their children Yvonne and Brandon. He will be greatly missed by nieces and nephews, relatives and Friends. The family extends thanks to Dr. BORGIEL, Dr. MILLER and the staff at Apple Hills Medical Centre for their loving care over the years, and to the considerate staff at the Trillium Health Centre. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter "Peel" Chapel, 2180 Hurontario Street, Mississauga (Hwy. 10 North of Queen Elizabeth Way) on Tuesday, June 28, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Celebration of this wonderful man's life will be held at The Church of the Holy Spirit, 1170 Tynegrove Road, Mississauga, on Wednesday, June 29, 2005 at 11 o'clock. As an expression of sympathy, donations to the Trillium Health Centre would be greatly appreciated by the family.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-06-28 published
MILLER, Irvin Vincent
Passed away peacefully at the age of 74 on June 20th, 2005, at 10 a.m., at The Bridgepoint Hospital. Father of Saint Peter and Derrick. Dear brother of two sisters and one brother in Portland, Jamaica. Family and Friends will be received at The Giffen-Mack "Scarborough" Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, 4115 Lawrence Ave. East, West Hill (one block west of Kingston Rd.) 416-281-6800, on Wednesday, June 29th from 5-9 p.m. A Celebration of Irvin's life will take place in our Chapel on Thursday, June 30th at 2: 30 p.m. Interment, Saint Margaret's-in-the-Pines Cemetery.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-06-28 published
PLUMMER, Charles Wesley " Wes"
Peacefully at Leisureworld Caregiving Centre - Midland Ave. on June 25th, 2005 in his 65th year. Dear son of the late Jessie and Wesley PLUMMER of Montreal. Wes is survived by his daughter Lindy of Toronto and grandchildren Chance and Shay. He will be lovingly remembered by his sisters, Joan DAVIDSON (Art) of Stouffville, Ontario, Marion MITCHELL (Fred) of Chateauguay, Québec, and nephews Geoff (Judy) of Maple Ridge British Columbia, Bob (Paule) and Glen (Sonya) of Toronto. Born in Saskatoon in 1940, Wes lived in Western Canada until 1954 when he moved to Montreal. In 1962 he joined the Hudson's Bay Company where he spent over 35 years in senior management positions in Montreal and Toronto. The family is very appreciative of the wonderful care Wes received at Leisureworld, especially from Virginia JOHN and Monica MILLER, and so many others on the fourth floor. Cremation and private family service with final resting place in Mount Royal Cemetery, Montreal. Rest in peace, Wes.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-07-16 published
MARROTT, Margaret Aileen " Peg" (née MURPHY)
At Summit Place Nursing Home in Owen Sound on Friday, July 15, 2005, in her 90th year. Margaret Aileen MARROTT (née MURPHY,) the beloved wife of the late Jack MARROTT (1993,) married 58 years. Loving mother of Ann and her husband Bob MILLER of Owen Sound and Doug MARROTT of British Columbia. Cherished grandmother of Susan TYRKUS, Debra McKENDRY, Paul MARROTT and Shannon McNEIL. Loved 'Grams' to Lisa STIVER and Julie MILLER, of British Columbia. Great-grandmother of Brittany McKENDRY. Dear sister of Joan O'DONNEL and Bob MURPHY. Predeceased by her sisters, Helen, Mary, Shirley, Grace and by her brothers Bill, Jack, Ed, Don and Bud. A private family memorial service will be held. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to either the Canadian Cancer Society or to the Grey Bruce Regional Health Centre - M.R.I. Foundation, would be appreciated by the family and can be made by calling Breckenridge-Ashcroft Funeral Home, 519-376-2326.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-08-03 published
PERRY, Andrea Jane
(42 year employee of Bell Telephone)Peacefully at her home in Sutton on Tuesday, August 2, 2005 at the age of 67 years. Andrea PERRY (née MILLER,) beloved wife of Robert PERRY. Dear mother of Karen ANDREWS and her husband Fred of Queensville. Loving grandmother of Robert and Ashley. Dear sister of Donna O'CONNOR of Toronto. Cremation has taken place. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements in care of Taylor Funeral Home, Sutton, 905-722-3274.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-08-03 published
STEVENS, James " Jim" Campbell, P.Eng.
(World War 2 Veteran - Royal Air Force - Burma)
It is with great sadness that the family of Jim announce his passing on Monday, August 1, 2005 at Trillium Health Centre - Mississauga Site at age 83. Beloved husband of the late Helen Thomson MILLER (1978.) Dear Dad of Susie and her husband Rick SWICA and Brian (Kaitlyn.) Cherished Papa of his beloved granddaughters Emily and Hannah. Dear brother of Frances (Toronto) and brother-in-law of Beth MILLER (Oshawa.) Jim was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba on June 2, 1922 and moved with his parents and sister to Toronto. He served as a pilot in World War 2 for the Royal Air Force. After completing his degree from University of Toronto and achieving his P.Eng. designation, he served the Fire Marshall's Office in fire protection for 33 years. Friends will be received at the Neweduk Funeral Home "Mississauga Chapel", 1981 Dundas St. W. (1 block east of Erin Mills Pkwy.) from 7-9 p.m. Thursday. A Celebration of Jim's Life will be held in the Chapel on Friday, August 5, 2005 at 11 a.m. Cremation. If desired, as expressions of sympathy, donations may be made in Jim's memory to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Trillium Health Centre Foundation. Neweduk Funeral Home 905-828-8000 www.neweduk.com

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-08-06 published
MILLER, James Moffat
(Formerly of the Brantford and Paris area and former Instructor of Caning in Etobicoke) Passed away on Friday, August 5, 2005 at the North York General Hospital. James, loving husband of Dorothy (née BAIRD.) Dear father of John and predeceased by a son William and a daughter Marion. Dear father-in-law of Marlene and Barbara. Loving grandfather to Christopher, Karen, Patricia and Jacqueline. Dear brother of the late Lenore DUNCAN. He will be missed by his many nieces and nephews of the Baird, Turner, Robb and Staursky families. Friends will be received at the Ward Funeral Home, 2035 Weston Rd. (north of Lawrence Ave.), Weston from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday and 7-9 p.m. on Monday. Complete service in the chapel on Tuesday at 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. As an expression of sympathy, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be appreciated.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-08-09 published
Shootings claim two more lives
'Gun crime is not the Toronto that any Torontonian expects'
By Betsy POWELL with files from Vanessa L: UQQ, Crime Reporter
The group of Friends had just left the Phoenix Concert Theatre on Sherbourne St. in downtown Toronto after enjoying its weekly reggae music and hip hop night.
They were heading to a car parked on a nearby street just before 4 a.m. yesterday, when a man came up to them and fired several shots. Two men died and another was hurt.
Police don't believe the gunman knew the victims. What they do know is that guns have been used in more slayings this year than in all of 2004.
Ali Mohamud ALI, 19, died instantly in the shooting early Monday near Homewood Ave. and Maitland Pl. A 20-year-old man was also hit.
Friends tried to drive Loyan Mohammed AHMED, 23, to a nearby hospital. A few blocks away, near Bloor and Jarvis Sts., they waved to police for help. An ambulance came but paramedics weren't able to save him.
Twenty-three people have been shot in Toronto in the past two weeks, including a 4-year-old boy.
"It's a very serious concern," Mayor David MILLER told a news conference yesterday at police headquarters that was also attended by police Chief Bill Blair and members of the police services board.
"Gun crime is not the Toronto that any Torontonian expects," the mayor said.
"We do not expect to have shooting incidents of the kind that happened last night behind a popular nightclub to happen in this city."
Police don't know if the gunman was in the nightclub and they don't know what motivated the shooter.
While police believe many recent shootings in the city are "retaliatory" and are part of gang wars, there is nothing to suggest the deaths of ALI and AHMED were gang-related, said homicide Staff Insp. Jeff McGUIRE.
Seven men have been killed with guns since July 30. Just one arrest has been made.
"They are the most difficult to solve and they are the ones most often related back to gang-related violence," said McGUIRE.
Police have seized 2,470 firearms so far in 2005, said Blair. The majority of the handguns that were used in crime have been traced to the United States.
MILLER repeated his pledge to push the federal government for action on firearms smuggling, saying authorities have a difficult time catching gun runners. The mayor said he has even heard of snowbirds -- the Canadians who flock to sunnier climes in the winter -- bringing guns into this country illegally.
No weapon was recovered after early yesterday's shooting.
Yesterday there were three areas cordoned off by yellow police tape in the downtown core, one at Maitland Pl. and Homewood Ave., another at Jarvis and Bloor Sts., where a green Malibu straddled the southbound lanes of Jarvis with its two doors ajar.
Yellow tape was also in front of the Phoenix, though McGUIRE emphasized police don't believe anything happened there.
One resident of a highrise on Wellesley St. overlooking Homewood, got up shortly before 4 a.m. and looked out the window after hearing voices.
"I thought it was just hookers out there having another hooker fight," said the man, who asked that his name not be used.
He said he spotted what looked like two groups of men facing each other.
"Then there was four quick pops and then two pops and the noise sounded like a cap gun... and kaboom, one's down," he said, adding he didn't see who pulled the trigger or from which direction it came.
He called 911 and went on to his balcony and saw one man splayed over another lying on the ground, bleeding and with some clothing clumped to the side of his neck.
"He was screeching 'Call police, call an ambulance.' "
Yesterday, there was a pool of blood on the roadway, beside a white windbreaker-style jacket.
Another resident of the building, Bruce McCUBBIN, was sleeping in his apartment when his girlfriend awoke after hearing the sound of four or five gunshots. They got up and went to the balcony, which also faces south, and watched what happened next.
"One man was lying on the ground with another crouched over him holding what looked like a towel to his head and there was blood coming from him."
He saw another man leaning against a post who appeared to be hit in the arm. "It was difficult to see because it was so dark."
He heard someone yelling, "Call the cops, call the cops," and others panicking. "There was voices all over the place but... there was people screaming up the street."
McCUBBIN, an ex-police officer in Glasgow, contrasted the recent "crazy" period of gun violence in Toronto to what he saw back home.
"Glasgow is a violent city in a way but more stabbings, slashings, and people don't really carry guns because there's strict gun laws in Britain," he said. "But here, I've never seen anything like what I saw last night, even with two years on the police force, I didn't see anything as bad as I saw last night on the street. It was terrible."
Yesterday police officers combed the area and used a metal detector on the grass around a large Victorian brick home at the corner of Homewood and Maitland that was hit by a bullet.
The occupants declined to speak to reporters.
In the past five days, the Toronto Police Service has redeployed approximately 50 officers from throughout the service up into the northwest part of the city, which has had a number of shooting incidents, but also into Scarborough and downtown neighbourhoods plagued with gun violence, Blair told the news conference.
Both he and McGUIRE, however, said the city is not collapsing with gun or youth violence and blamed "a small few" for terrorizing neighbourhoods.
Back near Homewood Ave., a woman who identified herself as Lisa, and didn't want her last name used, was walking with her two children past the police tape on Wellesley St. She said she is sickened by the violence but looks to understand what is driving it.
"Toronto is segregated and they are marginalized, not part of society. They're bad guys, suffering mental illness, who grew up in poverty and have little hope of finding jobs so they turn to the underworld and guns."

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-08-13 published
McGILLIS, Joan Margaret (née McGUIRE)
Peacefully at the Ottawa Civic Hospital with her family by her side, on Thursday, August 11, 2005, Joan Margaret (née McGUIRE) of Morrisburg in her 80th year. Beloved wife of the late Doug McGILLIS (1998.) Dear mother of Ian (Nancy) of Cardinal and Ann (Jeff) MILLER of Kemptville. Cherished grandmom of Norman, Laura and Emma MILLER of Kemptville. Loving sister of Murray (Norma) McGUIRE of Etobicoke. Sadly missed by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Friends will be received at the Parker Funeral Home, 28 Sir James Morris Drive, Morrisburg on Saturday from 7-9 p.m. and Sunday 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held at Knox Presbyterian Church, Morrisburg on Monday, August 15, 2005 at 11: 00 a.m. with Reverend Darren MAY officiating. Interment Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Morrisburg. Memorial donations to the Parkinson Society or the Winchester Hospital gratefully acknowledged. Condolences and donations may be made at parkerfh@personainternet.com

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-08-20 published
MILLER, Irene May (MEADOWS)
Peacefully at Regency Manor Nursing Home Port Hope on August 19, 2005 at the age of 93 years. Irene May (MEADOWS,) beloved wife of the late Al MILLER. Dear mother of Larry and his wife Valerie of Port Hope. Loving grandmother of Diane, David, Brian, Nadine and great-grandmother of Nikki, Justin, Abbey and Brendan. Sister of Ada, Bert and the late Frances and Alice. Cremation at Bowmanville Crematorium. A graveside service will be held at a later date. If desired, donations to The Children's Wish Foundation in her memory may be made through the Morris Funeral Chapel, 4 Division Street, Bowmanville Ontario L1C 2Z1. www.morrisfuneralchapel.ca

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-08-21 published
BIGGAR, Isabel M.
Peacefully on Friday, August 19, 2005 at Northridge Long Term Care, Oakville in her 87th year. Predeceased by her loving husband Harold, married for 66 years. Special mother of Barbara McGILL (husband Wayne,) Marian MILLER (husband Lloyd,) Nancy GOLDIE- MILES (husband Gord) and Norman (wife Sandi). Predeceased by son Clair (1945). Cherished grandmother of Barbara Jean, Shane and Kathy (McGILL), Mary Jane, Marlene and Alex (MILLER), Morgan and Gregory (GOLDIE) and Stacey, Lianne and Natalie (BIGGAR.) Proud great grandmother of 5. Predeceased by her sisters Dora HASTINGS and Olga LIDSTEN. Survived by her niece Penny LOBBEZOO (husband John.) The family will receive Friends at the Oakview Funeral Home, 56 Lakeshore Rd. W., Oakville (one block east of Kerr St.), on Sunday August 21, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the Oakview Chapel on Monday August 22, 2005 at 1: 00 p.m. Interment to follow at St. Jude's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer Foundation.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-09-18 published
BRIELMAYER, Gertrude " Traudel"
Passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family, after a courageous 6 month battle with cancer, on Friday, September 16, 2005 at the age of 65. Survived by loving husband Walter and sons Chris and Richard. Fondly remembered by sister Charlotte GLASER (Rudy) of Florida, brothers Bernard BOB and Rudy (Lorna) BOB, and predeceased by her sister Rosemarie BRECH. Traudel will be sadly missed by sisters-in-law Elfriede and Erika, brother-in-law Sigfried, niece Alexandra, and nephews Daniel, Mark, Terry and Steve. Special thanks to the nurses of the Victorian Order of Nurses for their compassionate and professional care, especially Sheila McLEAN who was Traudel's primary caregiver, and also to Dr. J. MILLER for the home visits. Visitation will be held on Sunday, September 18, 2005 at The Simple Alternative Funeral Centre, 1535 South Gateway Road, Mississauga, Ontario (905) 602-1580, from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service to take place on Monday, September 19th, 2005 in the chapel of the funeral home. Interment to follow at The Meadowvale Cemetery in Brampton. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Trillium Health Centre Foundation would be appreciated.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-09-20 published
CASTLE, Vernon Douglas
Suddenly on Sunday, September 18, 2005. Vern was the loving father to Darlene (Bill MILLER) and Michael. Beloved son to Vern and Nora. Dear brother to Ron, Ken (Nancy), Roy and Debbie. He will be sadly missed by his grandchildren, Brandon, Corbin, Veronica and Shannon. Friends and family may visit at The Simple Alternative Funeral Centre, 1057 Brock Road, Pickering (south of 401) 905-686-5589 after 11 a.m. Friday. A Funeral Service to celebrate Vern's life will be held at 1 p.m. Cremation to follow. As expressions of sympathy, donations to The Alzheimer Society would be appreciated.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-09-20 published
City records 59th homicide of '05
41 gun killings this year surpass number in any other year
Latest victim, part of triple fatal shooting, dies yesterday
By Betsy POWELL and Tracy HUFFMAN, Crime Reporters with files from Gabe GONDA
The summer of the gun has become the year of the gun.
Even though it is only September, Toronto has already recorded more fatal shootings in 2005 than in any other year. That number includes a rare triple fatal shooting after one of three people hit by a barrage of bullets on Friday died yesterday.
Of the 59 homicides so far this year, 41 have involved a firearm. That easily surpasses the previous high of gun killings set in 1991, when 35 of the city's 88 slayings were gun-related. Perhaps encouragingly, the number of firearm slayings plummeted the following year to five out of 60 homicides.
Last year, 27 of the 64 homicides were shootings.
Police believe gang violence is behind much of the unprecedented amount of bloodshed tied to guns.
Just last Friday, four people were gunned down in two separate attacks that police say appeared to be related to drug dealing, not gangs. A survivor from Friday night's shooting on Tandridge Cres., Shane JAMES, 26, died yesterday afternoon at Sunnybrook hospital. He had been fighting for his life since the incident outside an apartment building near Albion and Weston Rds., at about 9: 20 p.m.
Joseph SANTOS, 25, and Donald RAWLUCK, 24, were pronounced dead at the scene. Early Friday morning, Rondell CALLISTE, 20, was shot to death in a parkette in Parkdale. Police think he had been lured there for a drug deal.
There have been no arrests in the cases -- and many of this year's firearm slayings remain unsolved. There have also been scores of non-fatal shootings this year where criminal charges have not been laid.
With so many gunmen walking the streets, Staff Insp. Jeff McGUIRE, head of the homicide squad, said the obvious implication is there is a greater availability of handguns -- the preferred firearm of choice for Toronto killers. He also pointed to lenient bail and sentencing by the courts for people accused and convicted of gun crimes.
"There doesn't seem to be a strong deterrent factor that's making these people afraid to carry guns," he said yesterday. "They're not afraid to carry guns and when they make bail, they go out and get another gun."
Police say revenge, mixed with drug trafficking, is at the root of most of the shootings by gang members.
Toronto police are hoping they can reverse the tide of deadly gunfire by redeploying officers into troubled neighbourhoods and by targeting individual gangs. They did that last week with Project Flicker, a law-enforcement crackdown that rounded up several dozen suspects police say belong to a Rexdale gang.
At city hall yesterday, Mayor David MILLER said he wants to expand to seven the number of low-income, high-crime neighbourhoods covered under the city's community safety plan.
MILLER will today ask the policy and finance committee to add Lawrence Heights, Eglinton East and Steeles to a list of neighbourhoods that includes Malvern, Jamestown, Jane-Finch and Kingston Galloway.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-10-05 published
CURRIE, John
It is with deep sadness that the family of John CURRIE announces his passing on October 4, 2005 at the age of 74. Beloved husband of Audrey (BOYD) for 56 years. Loving father to Candi TUCKER (Dermot,) Jackie CURRIE (Tom HAMLIN) and Sandy CURRIE. Proud grandfather of Bob and Sean TUCKER, and Michael ZOLIS. Missed by his faithful dog Duke. Cherished brother of Anne MILLER, Susan COOK, Catherine RONDINA and the late Joan SCOTT. He will be missed by many nephews and nieces, their families, the whole Currie clan, and his many Friends and neighbours. John was a long time employee of the Federal Government (Old Age Security). John was known for his quick wit and his amazing ability to make people laugh. He was a familiar person in the neighbourhood, sitting on his verandah speaking to, and making Friends with, anyone walking by with a dog. The family wishes to thank all the nurses and staff at 3 West North York General Hospital for their kind care and concern above and beyond the call of duty. Friends may call at R.S. Kane Funeral Home, 6150 Yonge Street (at Goulding, south of Steeles) on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service in the chapel on Friday at 1 p.m. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cancer Society or a charity of your choice. Condolences - www.rskane.ca.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-10-05 published
HARNUM, William and Gertrude
It is with great sadness the family announces the passing of William and Gertrude HARNUM. Loving parents of Larry (Anne,) Sandra BAJCAR, Richard (Ouida), Randy (Sylvia), Phyllis MILLER (late Chris), and Kevin (April). Cherished grandparents of eleven grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. William and Gertrude will be lovingly remembered by many family and Friends. Funeral Service will be held at Christ the King Anglican Church, 475 Rathburn Rd., Etobicoke, on Saturday, October 8, 2005 at 11 a.m. If desired, donations to Christ the King Church or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-10-07 published
MERCER, Robert
On Sunday, October 2, 2005 at Humber River Regional Health Centre - Church Street Site. Loving husband of the late Marjory. Dear Uncle of Anne MILLER (Thom) of Prescott, Ontario and David ENTWISTLE (Helen) of Rishton, Lancashire, England. Great-uncle of Adam and Becky MILLER and Nicola and Matthew ENTWISTLE. Dear friend of Nancy WADE. A private family service was held, followed by cremation. Remembrances may be made to the charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Turner and Porter Butler Chapel, 416-231-2283.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-10-08 published
MALMQUIST, Henry R.
(Retired from C.I.B.C. in 1980) Passed away suddenly at Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket on Sunday, August 14, 2005, in his 88th year. Beloved husband of the late Margaret. Loving father of Elizabeth and her husband Mark MILLER. Dear grandfather of Jennifer and David. A Memorial Service will be held at the Roadhouse and Rose Funeral Home, 157 Main St. South, Newmarket on Wednesday, October 12 at 7 p.m. Interment of cremated remains at Beechwood Cemetery, Ottawa. Donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-10-15 published
CROOK, David H.
Peacefully, after a valiant battle with cancer, at home, on Thursday, October 13, 2005, in his 55th year. David, beloved husband of Maureen. Dear father of Kimberly, Kelly, and Danielle. Loving son of Vera and the late Herbert CROOK. Dear brother of Diane COUTSOTHANASSIS, Janice MILLER, and John CROOK. Friends will be received at Dixon-Garland Funeral Home, 166 Main Street N. (Markham Rd.) Markham, on Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, 143 Main St. N., Markham on Monday at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to Evergreen Hospice would be appreciated.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-10-24 published
CARUSI, Felice
Passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, October 22, 2005 at the age of 93. Beloved husband of Luisa for 65 years. Cherished father of Sabatino (Sam) and his wife Gloria, and Silvio. Greatly missed by his 4 grandchildren Carolina and her husband John MILLER, Phillip and his wife Sharon, Michael and his wife Krystyna, and Jason. He will be fondly remembered by his 4 great-grandchildren Marlie, Helena, Taylor, and P.J. (Phillip John Jr.). Loving brother of Angelina CARUSI, and the late Lodovico. He will be missed by their families in Canada and Italy. Dear Uncle to Anna and Rosa in Argentina. He was a World War 2 veteran who came to Canada in 1950 to make a better life for his family. He worked hard at the Toronto Brick Factory and was well respected by his Friends and fellow countrymen. He loved working in his garden at home. Relatives and Friends will be received at Bernardo Funeral Home Ltd., 2960 Dufferin St. (2 streets south of Lawrence Ave.) on Sunday, October 23, 2005 from 6-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Charles Church (Dufferin St. and Lawrence Ave.) on Tuesday, October 25, 2005 at 9: 30 a.m. Entombment in Westminster Cemetery (Bathurst St. north of Finch Ave.).

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-10-26 published
McLEAN, Beatrice Evelyn Craig
Of Mississauga, passed away Thursday, October 20, 2005 at Extendicare Bayview, at the age of 93. She was preceded in death by Pat (Samuel) CRAIG and husband, Thomas McLEAN. Mother of Norman CRAIG of Richmond, Virginia, and his wife Norma, and the late Brenda CRAIG. Grandmother of Josephine LOWERY/LOWREY/LOWRIE/LOWRY, of Seattle, Washington, and Paul CRAIG and his partner, Jeannette MILLER, of Chester, Viginia. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter "Peel" Chapel, 2180 Hurontario Street, Mississauga (Hwy. 10, North of Queen Elizabeth Way) on Friday, from 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to be held in the Chapel on Saturday, October 29th, at 1: 00 p.m. Private burial in Glendale Memorial Gardens. If desired, you may wish to make a donation to Extendicare/Bayview, 550 Cummer Ave., Toronto, Ontario M2K 2M2 or to The Shepherd Centre, 4900 Augusta Ave., No. 102, Richmond, Viginia 23230 U.S.A.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-10-27 published
SMALL, Ruth
Peacefully in her sleep at the age of 87 on October 23, 2005. Dear mother of Clarendon Decourcy SMALL (MILLER) and Theresa SMALL (NOLA.) Beloved grandmother of Jacqulene CARTER, Clarendon SMALL Jr. and Andrea SMALL- CALLENDER. Will be lovingly remembered by her 7 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her brothers and sisters Charles, Frank, Millie and Dell. Family and Friends will be received at the Highland Funeral Home - Scarborough Chapel (3280 Sheppard Ave. East, just west of Warden Ave.) on Friday, October 28th, 2005 from 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held at the funeral home on Saturday at 11 a.m. Interment at Highland Memory Gardens.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-10-29 published
KNIGHT, Ruth May (née MILLER)
Suddenly at the Brampton Hospital on Sunday, October 23, 2005. Beloved wife of the late Robert. Loving mother of Sheryl and her husband Myles KENNEDY of Manitoba, Deborah and her husband Frank SPANU of Brampton, Robert and his wife Laurie of Rockwood, and James of Vancouver. Cherished grandmother of Jaime, Jason, Gary, Michael, David, Clayton, Brandy, Cameron and Emily. Sister of the late Daisy, Gill, Pat, Morris and Laurie. Private family service. Scott Funeral Home "Brampton Chapel", 905-451-1100. Sign a book of condolences at www.obituariestoday.com

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-10-31 published
BOYLAN, Dr. Charles Gordon, D.V.M.
In his 82nd year, Dr. Charles Gordon BOYLAN, D.V.M. of Loretto, Ontario, Graduate of The Ontario Veterinary College, University of Toronto, passed away peacefully at Stevenson Memorial Hospital, Alliston, Ontario on Saturday, October 29, 2005, surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of Alma (ROSS) BOYLAN. Dear father of Sharyn (and Joel) MILLER, Anna DUNCAN, William (and Patricia) BOYLAN and predeceased by his son John BOYLAN who is survived by his wife Susan BOYLAN. Cherished grandpa of Tricia (and Shanon), Steven, Emily, Katrina, Tim, Jamie, Jennifer and Amy. Loved great-grandpa of Brian and Ben. Predeceased by his brother, Harold BOYLAN who is survived by his wife Margaret BOYLAN. Fondly remembered by his sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, cousins, nieces, nephews and many Friends. Resting at the W. John Thomas Funeral Home, 244 Victoria St. E., Alliston on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Wednesday, November 2, 2005 at 2: 00 p.m. Family interment Blackburn Cemetery, Dresden, Ontario at a later date. If so desired, memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, Stevenson Memorial Hospital Foundation, Alliston, Trinity Centennial United Church Rosemont or the Georgian Bay Lung Association would be appreciated.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-11-01 published
Damaged shelter lacked sprinklers
Facility still met building, fire codes
40-year-old man died in Sunday fire
By Dale Anne FREED, Staff Reporter
The Fred Victor Centre, where a 40-year-old man died in a fire Sunday night, met building and fire code standards even though it did not have sprinklers in residential areas, the centre's executive director says.
Sprinklers are located in the garbage area and parking and ground-level areas of the centre, which provides permanent housing for 194 previously homeless people, Mark ASTON said yesterday.
He said the fire code didn't require them in residential levels. Fire department spokesman David SHEEN confirmed that the four-storey centre complied with sprinkler standards.
Fire victim Abdirazak (Nero) KAILLIE was found in his second-floor apartment, next to the apartment where the blaze started, police Det. Matt MOYER said.
ASTON said smoking was a possible cause of the fire, but added, "that would be speculation at this point." He said smoking was permitted in the apartments.
KAILLIE's distraught sister and mother arrived at the fire scene Sunday night and spoke with police, MOYER said.
Born in Somalia, KAILLIE had lived in the centre for about 18 months, said Keith HAMBLY, director of Fred Victor's housing and shelter services.
"He was well liked in the community," HAMBLY said. It was a "fresh start for him."
One friend said KAILLIE was receiving disability payments.
About 50 Fred Victor residents were affected by the fire and were offered room at downtown shelters so they wouldn't have to go back on the streets, ASTON said.
"If we have a way to prevent such tragedies in the future then we have a responsibility to consider it," said Brendan AGNEW- ILER, a spokesperson for Mayor David MILLER.
Toronto Fire Chief Bill STEWARD/STEWART/STUART said he wants sprinklers made mandatory in all new residential construction. He said the department is supporting a private member's bill on mandatory sprinklers in new residential construction that is scheduled for second reading at Queen's Park on Thursday.
STEWARD/STEWART/STUART acknowledged that retrofitting residential buildings with sprinklers would be costly. "The industry indicates it costs about $3.50 to $4 per square foot," he said. If the Fred Victor board has the money, he said, "then in the interest of public safety, why not?"
STEWARD/STEWART/STUART said there were 259 fire deaths in Toronto between 1994 and 2004, of which 223 were on residential properties.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-11-05 published
MILLER, Christianne Josselyne " Kiki"
With family at her bedside passed away peacefully on Tuesday November 1st, 2005 at 9: 15 a.m. at St. Michael's Hospital after a long illness. Christianne is predeceased by her husband Charles Stevens (May 26, 1979.) Dear mother of Stephane Nelson BLAIS, Sylvie Lucienne BLAIS, Charles William and his wife Lisa, Christophe Lemesle. Grandmother of Michele and Michael BARBOUR, Brittany and Nicholas MILLER. Dear sister of Liliane JOBIN and husband Robert, Nicole DESANTIS and husband Jimmy, Serge LEMESLE and wife Francine. She will be remembered and sadly missed by her many nieces and nephews and Friends. Visitation will be held at G.H. Hogle Funeral Homes' "Wignall Chapel" 62 Long Branch Avenue, Toronto Ontario (416) 255-3816 on Sunday November 6, 2005 between the hours of 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Kiki's life will be held on Monday November 7, 2005 at 11: 00 a.m. at the Chapel. Flowers may be received at the funeral home or donations may be made to the Canadian Liver Foundation. Online condolences may be made at www.hoglefuneralhomes.com

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-11-16 published
MacKAY, Gordon Stewart
Founder and President, MacKay Associates, Toronto, 1974-1997. At the Grey Bruce Health Services on Sunday, November 13th, 2005, at the age of 77 years, Gordon MacKAY of Southampton and formerly of Bolton, beloved husband of S. Joan MacKAY (née WELLS,) father of Brian and his wife Debbie of Toronto, Judy and her husband Ian BROWN of Orangeville, Glen of Costa Rica, and Pam and her husband J-C DUBOSQ of Cookstown. Grandpa to Neil and Heather BROWN, and Chantelle and Natalie DUBOSQ. Gordon is predeceased by his brothers Jim McKAYE and Donald McKAY, and by his sisters Margaret PLUMB and Jean BURTON. Surviving also are two sisters-in-law Lorraine McKAYE, and Thelma McKAY. Friends may call at the W. Kent Milroy Port Elgin Chapel, 510 Mill Street, Port Elgin (Town of Saugeen Shores) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Thursday, November 17th. Funeral service will be conducted in Saint John's Anglican Church, corner of Mill and Stafford Sts., Port Elgin, on Friday morning at 11 a.m., with the Reverend Claire MILLER officiating. Interment Sanctuary Park Cemetery. Memorial contributions to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Portrait and memorial online at www.milroyfuneralhomes.com.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-11-18 published
MILLER, Lorna
Surrounded by her family at the Scarborough General Hospital on Wednesday, November 16th, 2005 in her 84th year. Lorna MILLER, beloved wife of the late Carl MILLER. Mother of Bradley, Barbara, Marcy and Barton. Sadly missed by her grandchildren Carl, Jody, Jeremy, Matthew, Amanda, Denise, Brett, Dawn, Lindsay, Eric, Jeffrey, Greg and Katelyn and her great-grandchildren Ethan and Ashton. Predeceased by her brothers and sisters. At the family's request a private family service was held. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-11-19 published
TAILOR/TAYLOR, Catherine " Kay" Brown
Peacefully, on Tuesday, November 15, 2005, at Ballycliffe Lodge Nursing Home in Ajax. Catherine is predeceased by her husband Edward. She will be sadly missed by her brother John McPHIE. Loving aunt of Isabel MILLER, Ken McPHIE, Bob McPHIE, Brian McPHIE, Garry McPHIE and Dorothy CORDINGLEY. Catherine will be missed by her grand-nieces and nephews. Catherine is predeceased by her brother James McPHIE and sister Isabel ARCHBELL. Friends will be received at the Ridley Funeral Home, 3080 Lakeshore Blvd. W. (between Islington and Kipling Aves., at 14th Street, 416-259-3705) on Monday, November 21st from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m, followed by a Memorial Service in the Chapel at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at Glendale Memorial Gardens. Donations to Foundation Fighting Blindness (60 St. Clair Ave. E., Suite 703 Toronto, Ontario M4T 1N5) would be appreciated by the family. Messages of Condolence may be placed at www. RidleyFuneralHome.com

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-11-26 published
DANE, Whitney W.
At Sunnybrook Health Science Centre, on Thursday, November 24, 2005, in his 91st year. Loving husband of the late Edna JORDAN. Dear father of Joan and her husband Rae MILLER, Carol and her husband Kevin TOROSSIAN, David and his wife Mary Jane. Fondly remembered by his grandchildren Dwight, David, Lynette, Dane, Neil, Paul, and 12 great-grandchildren. Brother-in-law of Bill JORDAN. The family will receive Friends at the Humphrey Funeral Home - A.W. Miles Chapel, 1403 Bayview Avenue (south of Eglinton Avenue East), from 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. on Sunday, November 27th. Service in the Chapel on Monday, November 28th at 1 o'clock with a reception to follow in the Leaside Lounge. If desired, the family would appreciate memorial donations to the Sunnybrook Hospital Foundation, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M4N 3M5 or to The Salvation Army, 2 Overlea Blvd., Toronto, Ontario M4H 1P4.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-11-27 published
SMITH, Paul David " Doodle" " Bunyan"
Suddenly, by the sovereignty of God, on Thursday, November 24, 2005, at Dofasco Docks. Paul SMITH's life was unexpectedly put to rest at the age of 34. Paul will be greatly missed by his much loved wife, friend and soulmate Crystalann. Proud Daddy of his 7 week old son Silas Alexander. Loving and devoted son of Joan SMITH and the late Don SMITH. Loving son-in-law of Debbie and Ray. Cherished grand_son of Wanda MILLER and Mary HICKEY. Caring brother of Donna NEWBY (Rob), Carol WEYLIE (John), Don WHITE/WHYTE (Sandra,) Karen ARNOLD (Vince,) Sharon MORRIS, Darlene DELSORDO (Pasquale,) and brother-in-law of Kevin MORRIS. He will be lovingly remembered by the Hickey, Cook, and LaFave extended families, his many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and Friends. Family and Friends will be received at Cresmount Funeral Home, 322 Fennell Avenue East, Hamilton, 905-387-2111, on Sunday, November 27 from 2-4 p.m. and Monday, November 28 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at Bethel Gospel Tabernacle (1355 Upper Wellington), on Tuesday, November 29th at 11 a.m. Interment at Mount Hamilton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Trust Fund for Silas at TD Canada Trust Bank, Branch 191 (Mohawk and Upper James). Tributes and condolences are welcomed at www. mem.com

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-11-28 published
AMBROSE, Jessie Munro (formerly MILLER)
Peacefully, at Christie Gardens Nursing Home, on Tuesday, November 22, 2005, in her 104th year. Jessie was predeceased by her husbands Lawrence MILLER and Richard AMBROSE, her two sons Charles Hugh Orr MILLER and Donald MILLER, and her grand_son Michael MILLER. Mother-in-law of Barbara E. MILLER (née LEGGE) of Ancaster, Ontario and Paddy MILLER of Victoria, British Columbia. Grandmother of Ian MILLER and his wife Kathleen of Calgary, Alberta, Stuart MILLER and his wife Trudy of Tatamy, Pensylvania and Cameron MILLER of Quebec and Allison MILLER of Vancouver, British Columbia. Great-grandmother of Kate, Emily, Sarah and Jesse. Private arrangements entrusted to the Humphrey Funeral Home - A.W. Miles Chapel. Condolences available on-line at www.humphreymiles.com.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-11-29 published
LIVINGSTON, Thomas
Suddenly at his home in Mississauga on Saturday November 26, 2005, aged 77 years. Husband of the late Joan (née MILLER) (2003) and dear father of Jane of Vancouver, British Columbia. Also survived by brothers H. Alan LIVINGSTON of Toronto and Douglas LIVINGSTON of Collingwood. Mr. LIVINGSTON is at the Tallman Funeral Home 4998 King Street, Beamsville where the family will receive Friends on Wednesday 7-8: 30 p.m. The funeral service will be held in the Chapel on Thursday December 1 at 11: 00 a.m. with interment to follow in Mount Osborne Cemetery, Beamsville. If desired, donations to the Diabetes Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-03 published
MALLATRATT, William Alfred " Bill"
(March 26, 1929-November 30, 2005)
Passed away peacefully in his sleep on November 30, 2005 at his home in Lagoon City surrounded by his family after a courageous battle with cancer. Bill is survived by his loving wife Marie (née SAINTHILL) of 48 years; cherished daughters Amy (Mikel MILLER) of Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Susan (Steve DUGGAN) of Orillia, Ontario, Lynne (Kevin SAWYER) of Toronto, Ontario; his beloved grand_sons Brenden Joseph, and twins Owen-James and William SPENCER sister Helen BIRD; sister-in-law Eleanor SAINTHILL; nephew Chris (Nancy) SAINTHILL; nieces Mary DUNCAN, Anne SAINTHILL, Janet (Michael) SELLWOOD, and Mary (Grant ACKERMAN) BIRD; and eight great-nieces. He will be greatly missed by good Friends Willo and Paul DINOVO, Red and Katherine HOBSON, Vaughn and Monica TAILOR/TAYLOR, and by his beloved Mister Cuddles. Highlights of his varied career included: General Manager Canadian Retail Hardware Association; General Manager Home Show; General Manager Canadian National Exhibition; President Marwill Inc.; Executive Director Ontario Recreation Vehicle Dealers Association; and past President of Cedarhurst Golf Club in Beaverton, Ontario. There will be a visitation at the Mangan Funeral Home, Beaverton (705-426-5777) on Monday 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. A Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, December 6, 2005 at 1: 30 p.m. in St. Paul's Anglican Church, 383 Osborne, Beaverton, Ontario. A reception will follow in the church hall. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Soldiers' Memorial Hospital Foundation, or to a charity of your choice.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-03 published
MILLER, May
Peacefully at Tullamore Long Term Care Residence, on December 1, 2005, 4 days before her 84th birthday. Predeceased by her loving husband Ron. Devoted mother to Robert and his wife Lynne. Loving grandmother of Aaron and Dain. Cherished sister of Gertie (Lester) LANE, Marion (Gavrock) PICKETT, Audrey (Jim) STRONG, Clune (Sarah) HOUNSELL, Norm (Blanche) HOUNSELL and Llewellyn (Donna) HOUNSELL. Remembered with fondness by her many nieces and nephews. A special thank you to the staff at Tullamore Long Term Care Residence for their care and compassion during May's time with them. Friends may call at the Ward Funeral Home "Brampton Chapel", 52 Main Street South (Hwy. 10), Brampton, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday. Service in the chapel on Tuesday morning at 11 o'clock. Private entombment Highland Memory Gardens. Condolences may be sent to may.miller@wardfh.com

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-03 published
PENNY, Marilyn
Surrounded by her family, Thursday, December 1, 2005, at the Humber River Regional Hospital - Church Site, at the age of 73. Beloved wife of Harold for 50 wonderful years. Loving mother of Patti (Dan) MILLER, Debbie (Gord) LOXTON, Cathy (Dave) COSTANZO, and Barb (Bruce) GREENWOOD. Devoted and amazing grandma to Karen, Cathy, Scott, Peter, Dean, Ben, Brandon, Amanda, Brooke, Douglas and great-granddaughter Dalyah. Dear sister of Ron (Kay) FOREMAN and Bob (Sandra) FOREMAN. Marilyn will be sadly missed by her family and Friends. Friends may call at the Ward Funeral Home, 2035 Weston Rd. (north of Lawrence Ave.), Weston from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Sunday. A complete service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Monday at 10 a.m. If desired, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. Email condolences may be sent to: marilyn.penny@wardfh.com

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-03 published
SCHNIEDER/SNIDER/SNYDER, Kenneth Donald (October 25, 1934-November 22, 2005)
(Founder of Ken Snider Transport Limited since 1965. Member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 80, Midland, and St. Paul's United Church, Midland).
Passed away peacefully at the Huronia District Hospital on Tuesday, November 22, 2005, in his 72nd year. Ken SCHNIEDER/SNIDER/SNYDER of Victoria Harbour, beloved husband of Bernadette MARLEY " Bunny." Loving father of Katherine (Jim) STEWARD/STEWART/STUART of Midland, Doug (Terry) SCHNIEDER/SNIDER/SNYDER of Penetanguishene, Ann SCHNIEDER/SNIDER/SNYDER of Waverley, and Sandra (Peter) DUPUIS of Midland. Dear grandfather of Dianna, Brittany, Ryan, Brianna, Adam, Alyse, Peter, Holly, and Melanie. Dear brother of Ruth (Leonard) MILLER, sister-in-law Helen SCHNIEDER/SNIDER/SNYDER, and the late Ross, Gerald, and Ronald SCHNIEDER/SNIDER/SNYDER, and uncle of many nieces and nephews. Fondly remembered by his aunts Fern BENNETT of Bradford and Gretta FARAGHER of Barrie, and son-in-law Brent HEDDLESTON of Waverley. A funeral service was celebrated at St. Paul's United Church, King Street, Midland, on Friday, November 25th, 2005 at 2 o'clock, interment took place at Lakeview Cemetery, Midland. Memorial donations to the Huronia Hospitals Foundation, the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 80, or St. Paul's United Church would be greatly appreciated by the family. Online Messages of Condolence are welcome at www.carsonfuneralhomes.com

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-04 published
MALLATRATT, William Alfred " Bill"
(March 26, 1929-November 30, 2005)
Passed away peacefully in his sleep on November 30, 2005 at his home in Lagoon City surrounded by his family after a courageous battle with cancer. Bill is survived by his loving wife Marie (née SAINTHILL) of 48 years; cherished daughters Amy (Mikel MILLER) of Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Susan (Steve DUGGAN) of Orillia, Ontario, Lynne (Kevin SAWYER) of Toronto, Ontario; his beloved grand_sons Brenden Joseph, and twins Owen-James and William SPENCER sister Helen BIRD; sister-in-law Eleanor SAINTHILL; nephew Chris (Nancy) SAINTHILL; nieces Mary DUNCAN, Anne SAINTHILL, Janet (Michael) SELLWOOD, and Mary (Grant ACKERMAN) BIRD; and eight great-nieces. He will be greatly missed by good Friends Willo and Paul DINOVO, Red and Katherine HOBSON, Vaughn and Monica TAILOR/TAYLOR, and by his beloved Mister Cuddles. Highlights of his varied career included: General Manager Canadian Retail Hardware Association; General Manager Home Show; General Manager Canadian National Exhibition; President Marwill Inc.; Executive Director Ontario Recreation Vehicle Dealers Association; and past President of Cedarhurst Golf Club in Beaverton, Ontario. There will be a visitation at the Mangan Funeral Home, Beaverton (705-426-5777) on Monday 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. A Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, December 6, 2005 at 1: 30 p.m. in St. Paul's Anglican Church, 383 Osborne, Beaverton, Ontario. A reception will follow in the church hall. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Soldiers' Memorial Hospital Foundation, or to a charity of your choice.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-06 published
MILLER, George Harold
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of George on Friday, December 2nd, 2005. Beloved husband of Alma (Toots) and loving father of Linda (Richard RYOZIK) and David (Lorraine.) Predeceased by sisters Ruby, Betty and brothers Willis, Godfrey, John, and Eric. He is survived by brothers Frank and Donald. He will be sadly missed by Friends and family including 3 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. Cremation has taken place. A Memeorial Service will be held at Grace Anglican Church, 19 Parkway Ave., Markham on Thursday, December 8th, 2005 at 2 p.m. A reception will be held at the church hall.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-09 published
SIMMONS, Hilda Eleanor
Hilda died peacefully at Toronto, on Sunday December 4th, 2005, in her 91st year. Predeceased by her parents and siblings, Edwin, Norman and Edith. Thanks to Hilda's caregivers, Hortense MILLER and Monica GORDON and Dr. Jocelyn CHARLES for their care, kindness and compassion. A celebration of Hilda's life will be held at the Humphrey Funeral Home - A.W. Miles Chapel, 1403 Bayview Avenue (south of Eglinton Avenue East), on Monday, December 12th at 11 o'clock. Hilda will be interred with her family at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. If desired, donations may be made to the charity of choice.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-10 published
MILLER, Aileen Elizabeth
Peacefully at Scarborough Grace Hospital on Thursday, December 8th, 2005, in her 91st year. Aileen, beloved wife of the late Gordon M. MILLER. Loving mother of Ruth and her late husband Tom Thomas and Kenneth and his wife Marion. Grandmother to Craig, Brenda, Michael, Lisa and great-grandmother to Lindsay, Josh, Evan, Cody, Ryan, Malcolm and Tim. Dear sister of Edward Michael Mitchell of California and the late George and Thomas. Aileen will be sadly missed by all who knew her. Resting at the Paul O'Conner Funeral Home, 1939 Lawrence Ave. E. (between Warden and Pharmacy) from 6: 30 p.m. Monday until the time of the service in our Chapel at 7: 30 p.m. Cremation.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-10 published
MILLER, Helen
(Longtime Member of Islington United Church and Islington Golf Club) Passed away peacefully at the St. Joseph's Health Centre on Friday, December 9, 2005, in her 89th year. Beloved wife of the late Willard C. MILLER. Proud mother of Roger and his wife Kathy, and Paul and his wife Jannie. Loved grandma of Kyle, Jamie, Lauren and Robbie. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter Butler Chapel, 4933 Dundas Street West, Etobicoke (between Islington and Kipling Aves.) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday. Funeral Service will be held on Monday, December 12, 2005 at 2 p.m. at Islington United Church, 25 Burnhamthorpe Rd., Etobicoke. Cremation to follow. For those who wish, donations may be made to a charity of your choice.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-13 published
CAMPBELL, Dianne
It is with great sadness that her family announces the passing of Dianne at the age of 55, on December 9, 2005. Beloved wife to Garry MILLER. She will always be loved and remembered by her children Timmy, Robyn, Garry, Jamie, Holly and Douglas. Sadly missed by her four brothers and sister. She will be cherished by her many grandchildren. Relatives and Friends will be received at the Bernardo Funeral Homes (855 Albion Rd., one block east of Islington Ave.) on Wednesday from 6-9 p.m. A funeral service will be celebrated on Thursday, December 15, 2005 in the Bernardo Funeral Home chapel at 10 a.m. Burial Glenview Cemetery (Hwy. 50, north of Steeles
Ave.).

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-15 published
BUNKOWSKY, Evelyn (née MILLER)
On Wednesday, December 14, 2005, we said goodbye to our loving Mother, Nanny, Gran Nanny and a special lady. Cherished Mother to Debby and her husband Dale, Brenda and her husband John, Barb and her husband Mark and Brad and his wife Mary Ann. Treasured Nanny to Nicole BOUCK, Christine O'REILLY and her husband Mike, Jason and Jeffery CAMPANA and Alexa SCHERBAK. Adored Gran Nanny to Morgan O'REILLY. Predeceased by her sisters Adeline and Violet. Evelyn was a longtime member of Scarboro Golf and Country Club. She was a devoted Toronto Maple Leafs Fan though thick and thin. "Go Leafs Go - You Bums!" Her family will always remember her unselfish love, support and steadfast encouragement. Family and Friends are invited for a visitation at Dodsworth and Brown Funeral Home, Burlington Chapel, 2241 New Street (905-637-5233) on Sunday, December 18, 2005 from 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held on Monday, December 19, 2005 at 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel. Interment to follow at Woodland Cemetery, Hamilton. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. A special thank you to the new family of staff and residents Evelyn made at Hearthstone on the Lake for all their kindness and compassion, most especially for those who cared for her.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-17 published
KELLY, Ethel Marguerite
At Markham Stouffville Hospital on Thursday December 15, 2005 in her 92nd year. Ethel, beloved wife of the late Robert KELLY, wonderful mother and matriarch of Brian, Patricia and her husband Paul McGUIRE, and John. Loving grandmother of Michael (Stacey,) Timothy, Susan GENEREAUX (Bruce,) Peter, and P.J. KELLY, Colleen MILLER (Marc), Scott (Sara) and Brett McGUIRE (Jennifer FINLAN) and great-grandmother of Rachel, Zak, Trent and Tricia. Special aunt to Paul KELLY. Friends will be received at the Dixon-Garland Funeral Home, 166 Main St. N. (Markham Rd.) Markham on Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass on Monday morning at 11: 00 a.m. in St. Justin Martyr Church, 3890 Hwy. 7 (east of Warden Ave.) Unionville. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. Everyone is invited to a reception at the home of Pat and Paul McGUIRE, 68 Long Island Cres., Markham, Ontario

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-18 published
TUTTLE, William " Bill"
Retired Toronto Transit Commission Driver, Queensway Division. Passed away peacefully on Thursday December 15th, 2005 at the Village of Tansley Woods, with his family by his side after a couragous battle with Parkinson's disease. Predeceased by his wife Beverley. Loving and devoted father of Deborah (MILLER) of Burlington, cherished Poppa of Lindsay and Courtney. Loving brother of Kay McBRIDE, brother-in-law of John WILLMOTT, Dianne WILLMOTT, and Robert McBRIDE. Loving uncle of John WILLMOTT and his wife Laurie, Janice KING and her husband Marshall. Great-uncle to Clara-May, Jack and Daisy. Cherished friend of Eleanor SMITH. The family will be receiving Friends at the Oakview Funeral Home on Monday, December 19th, 2005 from 7-9 p.m. Funeral will take place at St. Simon's Anglican Church, 1450 Litchfield Rd., Oakville, on Tuesday, December 20th, 2005 at 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Parkinson's Foundation or charity of your choice.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-21 published
MILLER, Paul Frederick
Age 61, of Stratford, passed away peacefully at the Stratford General Hospital on Tuesday, December 20, 2005. Paul was an employee of Steelcraft for many years. He was a member of the Ontario Street Baptist Church. He is survived by his loving wife Kathy. Father and Grandfather of Bradley MILLER and wife Michelle and their children Matthew and Sean; Craig MILLER; Alysson and her husband Jason KORVER and their son Will. Brother-in-law of Penny and Glenn GOULD, Stephen and Gayle DAVIS, Mark and Judy DAVIS and their families. Predeceased by his first wife Nancy Lynn, by his parents Frederick and Eleanor MILLER and by his father-in-law and mother-in-law Walter and Elsie DAVIS. Family will receive Friends at the W.G. Young Funeral Home, 430 Huron Street, Stratford on Friday, December 23, from 10: 30 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 11: 30 a.m. Reverend Terry LAING will officiate. Interment in Avondale Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the Stratford General Hospital through the funeral home. The family deeply appreciates your support and prayers.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-26 published
MILLER, Bella
On Saturday, December 24, 2005 at her home. Bella MILLER beloved wife of the late Max MILLER. Loving mother of Kim SCHREIBER. Devoted grandmother of Ari and Joanne, and Brad. Devoted great-grandmother of Serg, Joaneil, Dean, and Zoe. A graveside service will be held on Monday, December 26th at 2: 30 p.m. in the Community Section of Pardes Shalom Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation at 416-499-1417.

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MILLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-27 published
HICKLING, Douglas D.A.
(Founder Douglas Hickling Insurance Agency, Midhurst, and Former Deputy Reeve Township of Vespra)
Peacefully, on Sunday, December 25, 2005, at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Barrie, as he lived his life, with dignity and grace. Douglas HICKLING of Midhurst, in his 64th year. Beloved husband of Nancy (BEACH) HICKLING. Loving father of Lisa Hickling MILLER and her husband Tom of Barrie. Predeceased by his granddaughter Hannah Hickling MILLER. Dear son of the late Lydia and Roy HICKLING of Barrie. Dear brother of Gordon HICKLING and wife Alice of Barrie, Cecil HICKLING and late wife Betty of Toronto, Harold HICKLING and wife Muriel of Barrie, Ray HICKLING and his wife Nancy of Bobcaygeon, and late Charles HICKLING and late wife Elsie of Barrie. He will be fondly remembered by his many nieces and nephews. Dear brother-in-law of Shelley and David BEACH of Pickering. Friends may call at the Steckley-Gooderham Funeral Home (Clapperton and Worsley Streets), Barrie, on Thursday from 2: 00-4:00 p.m. and 7:00-9:00 p.m. Funeral Service will be held from Midhurst United Church, Doran Road, Midhurst, on Friday, December 30, 2005 at 11: 00 a.m. Interment Barrie Union Cemetery, Friday, December 30th at 2: 00 p.m. Memorial donations to the Royal Victoria Hospital Regional Cancer Care Centre, Multiple Sclerosis Society, Midhurst United Church, or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Condolences may be forwarded through www.steckleygooderham.com.

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