O'CONNELL o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-02-25 published
O'CONNELL, Daniel
Peacefully at Saint Marys Memorial Hospital with his family at his side on Wednesday February 23, 2005, Daniel O'CONNELL age 76 years. Beloved husband of Eileen (KAUFMANN) O'CONNELL. Loving father of Brian O'CONNELL and Jill of Saint Marys, Terry O'CONNELL and Shelley of Vancouver, British Columbia and Mary Lou BRINTNELL and Ron of Usborne Twp. Proud grandfather of Amy and Jon, Arik, Aaron, Melanie and Ryan, Megan, Jessica, Carly and Blair and great grandchildren Andrew and Annica. Dear brother of Margaret HARRIS of Saint Marys, Mary and Leonard OTTO of Downie Ward. Sadly missed by nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Joseph O'CONNELL and the former Annie VANSTONE and a brother-in-law Ron HARRIS. Resting at the L.A. Ball Funeral Chapel, 7 Water St. N. Saint Marys on Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service would be held on Saturday February 26, 2005 at 11 a.m. with Reverend Fr. Ross BARTLEY officiating. Interment will follow in Saint Marys Cemetery. In his memory donations to the Lung Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

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O'CONNELL o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-10-04 published
WHITE/WHYTE, Mary Jane
Of Halifax, on Sunday, October 2nd, 2005, at home. She was the daughter of the late Beatrice WHITE/WHYTE of Montreal and Peter WHITE/WHYTE, also of Montreal. A graduate of the Maritime School of Social Work, Mary Jane lived a life focused professionally and personally on social justice. She was previously a staff member of the provincial New Democratic Party and gave her time and skill to many election campaigns. Most recently, she worked as program manager in the conflict management and non-profit programs at Henson College. She leaves behind her husband, Daniel O'CONNELL and children, Sean and Katie O'CONNELL, at home, as well as her brother David WHITE/WHYTE and sister-in-law Wilma RAYMAKERS- WHITE/WHYTE of Cambridge, Ontario. Many nieces, nephews, Friends, colleagues and neighbours remember her huge laugh and generous spirit. Donations in Mary Jane's name may be made to the Breast Cancer Society of Canada at 118 Victoria St. N., Sarnia, Ontario, N7T 5W9 or to the Run for the Cure through any branch of the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. A celebration in her honour will be held at Our Lady of Wisdom Chapel in Evaristus Hall on the Mount Saint Vincent Campus on Saturday October 8th, 2005 at 2 p.m.
Arrangements entrusted to J.A. Snow Funeral Home

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O'CONNELL o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-10-21 published
RANTIS, Michael " Miguel"
In his 57th year.
Michael passed away October 16, 2005 after a lengthy struggle with cancer. He was born on August 31, 1949 in Lachine, Quebec and returned to Ottawa shortly after with his parents, Marjorie (O'CONNELL) and Michael RANTIS Sr. He was a cadet in the Ottawa Police Force for 2 years and moved to British Columbia in the early 1970's where he worked in the construction industry for 20 years. He spent all his winters in Barra de Navidad, Mexico-a country he loved and adopted. Michael had a passion for deep-sea fishing and was particularly proud of placing third in a Mexican fishing tournament in 2003 with a 425 lb marlin.
Michael is survived by Valerie, his wife of 14 years, their beloved dogs Cody and Woody, sister, Marlieta MALLANY (Peter) of Chilliwack, treasured nieces, Kelly and Allicia MALLANY of Victoria, cousin Rosemary CULLAIN of Denver, Colorado, his favourite mother-in-law Violet HARPHAM of Burnaby, Aunt Olag RANTIS of Chilliwack and many, many Friends across Canada, the U.S.A. and Mexico.
Michael filled a room with his presence and created a party wherever he went. He will be hugely missed by us all.
A Celebration of Michael's life will be held at the Arlington Inn in Nanoose Bay at 1 p.m. on Saturday October 22, 2005. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
Michael's family and Friends would like to thank the staff of the Palliative Care Unit of the Nanaimo General Hospital, Dr. Calvin, Dr. Love and Dr. N. Schulson for their genuine warmth and care during his illness.
Yates Funeral Service and Crematoruim (1-877-264-3848) in care of arrangements.

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O'CONNELL o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-10-24 published
O'CONNELL, Sister Mary Daniel "Adeline Marie"
Peacefully at St. Joseph's Convent Morrow Park, Toronto, on Saturday, October 22, 2005. Daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John O'CONNELL of Winnipeg. Predeceased by her sister Marcelle HALLADAY and her brothers John, David, Christopher, Partick, Daniel and Thomas Curley. Survived by her sister Bernadette ENGLAND of New Westminister, British Columbia, her niece Marlene MARKOVIC of Oakville, Ontario, and many other nieces, nephews and cousins. Visitation at St. Joseph's Convent, 3377 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, from 2: 00 p.m. on Monday, October 24, 2005, for Vigil Service at 7: 30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial on Tuesday, October 25 at 10: 30 a.m. Cremation will follow. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery on Thursday, October 27 at 9: 30 a.m.

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O'CONNELL o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-14 published
O'CONNELL, Alice Jane " Jean" (née MUIRHEAD)
Born January 29, 1929. Died peacefully at St. Joseph's Health Centre on January 12, 2005. Beloved wife of Michael (married July 3, 1954, St. Anthony's Church, Toronto). Dear mother of Mary-Anne LEE and her husband Geoffrey and Michael. Devoted grandmother of Veronica and Edward. Youngest daughter of the late John MUIRHEAD and Alice CARTER. Dear sister of Edna LAWRENCE and twin sister of Ted. Predeceased by Jim, Mary WORBOYS, Anne and John. She will be sadly missed by many other relatives and Friends. Alice was a parishioner for 50 years at St. Philip Neri Roman Catholic Church and was a longtime member of the C.W.L. The family would like to thank the 3E staff, Intensive Care Unit staff, chaplaincy, Dr. GUTMAN and Dr. BUDDEN of St. Joseph's Health Centre for their excellent care and support. Family and Friends will be received at the Ward Funeral Home, 2035 Weston Rd. (north of Lawrence Ave.), Weston, on Saturday from 6 to 9 p.m. and Sunday 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Philip Neri Roman Catholic Church (2100 Jane St.) on Monday, January 17, 2005 at 10 a.m. Interment to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery. If desired, donations may be made in memory of Alice to St. Joseph's Health Centre or to St. Francis Table. Condolences may be sent to the family at alice.oconnell@wardfh.com

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O'CONNELL o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-27 published
O'CONNELL, Thomas J. " Tom"
Peacefullly at home after a courageous battle with cancer on January 26, 2005. Tom's remarkably kind and generous spirit will be profoundly missed by all those whose lives he touched. Beloved husband of Joan. Cherished son of Una and the late Jerry. Devoted father of Colleen and her husband Timothy, and Patrick and his wife Susan. Much loved grandpa of Katie, Thomas and John. Dear brother of Mike (Sylvia), Catherine (Clyde), Donna (Tony), Geraldine (Fred), Edward (Fran), and the late Barbara. Tom will be missed deeply by many nieces, nephews, relatives and Friends. A special thank you to Dr. Akbar KHAN, Dr. Robert LAMONT, and the Scarborough Community Care Access Centre for their excellent and compassionate care. Tom was a truly exceptional human being - please help us to keep his memory alive to his beloved grandchildren. Family and Friends will be received at Giffen-Mack 'Scarborough' Funeral Home And Cremation Centre, 4115 Lawrence Ave. E., West Hill, (416) 281-6800 on Friday, January 28, 2005 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will take place on Saturday, January 29, 2005 at St. Joseph's Highland Creek Catholic Church, 200 Morrish Rd., at 10 a.m. Cremation. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of your choice.

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O'CONNELL o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-03-19 published
QUINLAN, Edward
Passed away, on Thursday, March 17, 2005, in his 64th year, after a long courageous battle with cancer. Beloved husband and best friend to Margaret. Loving father to his son Gordon (Lisa), and his daughters Dawn-Marie, Tasha (Mark), and grandfather to Kyle and Jacob. He is remembered by his mother-in-law Elsie O'CONNELL. Ed will be sadly missed by his brothers and sisters: Robert (Molly), Charlie, Eileen, and Kay (Hap). The family will receive Friends at the Ogden Funeral Home, 4164 Sheppard Ave. East, Agincourt (east of Kennedy Rd.), on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass to be held at Annunciation Roman Catholic Church, 3 Combermere Dr., Don Mills (south of Ellesmere), on Monday at 10 a.m. Cremation. In memory of Ed, donations to the Canadian Lung Association would be appreciated.

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O'CONNELL o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-06-25 published
MacDONALD, Roland
Veteran World War 2, Retired from International Business Machines Corporation. Passed away peacefully, at Stevenson Memorial Hospital, Alliston, Ontario, after a brief illness, on Wednesday, June 22, 2005, in his 86th year. Beloved husband of Margaret of Green Briar, Alliston, Ontario. Loved father of Kim and Michael O'CONNELL of Don Mills, Ontario, Larry and Charlene MacDONALD of Edmonton, Alberta. Loving grandfather of Jake, Joshua, Kristen O'CONNELL, Julie and Erin BRENNAN. If so desired, memorial donations to Stevenson Memorial Hospital Foundation, Alliston would be appreciated. Private cremation arrangements entrusted to W. John Thomas Funeral Home, Alliston, Ontario (705) 435-5101.

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O'CONNELL o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-08-07 published
CUNNINGHAM, Arthur " Jim" James
Passed away peacefully at Lakeview Manor, Beaverton, Ontario on Friday, August 5, 2005. Jim was in his 84th year. Jim is survived by his wife Marion and her children: Steven and Anne SMITH of Seattle, Washington; Peter and Diane SMITH of Welland, Ontario James and Louise SMITH of Medicine Hat, Alberta and Judi and John O'CONNELL of Oshawa, Ontario. Predeceased by his sister Roberta (Bobbie) CUNNINGHAM. Jim was born and raised in Vancouver and moved to Beaverton upon his retirement from the British Columbia Maritime Employees Association after more than 30 years service. Visitation will be held at the Mangan Funeral Home, Beaverton on Monday from 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at St. Paul's Anglican Church, Beaverton on Tuesday at 11 a.m. The family would appreciate memorial donations to the Parkinson Foundation.

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O'CONNELL o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-09 published
LEFORT, Sheila (née COBURN)
Peacefully after a lengthy illness at the Community Nursing Home, Pickering, on December 7, 2005, at the age of 78. Predeceased by her husband Ronald J. TIMBERS. Loving Mom of Maxine (Chris WOOD), William Guy TIMBERS (Mary O'CONNELL), and Patti TIMBERS (Kevin ARMSTRONG.) Very proud Grandma of Finbarr Brendan TIMBERS. Loving sister of Edna, Jack, Jim, twin Shane, and the late Vic, Kitty and Frank. "Aunt Sheila" to many nieces, nephews and Friends. Special thanks to all the staff and volunteers at the Community Nursing Home. The family will receive Friends at the McEachnie Funeral Home, 28 Old Kingston Road, Ajax (Pickering Village) 905-428-8488 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday. Funeral Mass to be held on Saturday, December 10, 2005 at 11 a.m. at St. Isaac Jogues Catholic Church, 1148 Finch Avenue, Pickering. Interment Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery, Thornhill. Donations may be made to the Parkinson Foundation or the charity of your choice.

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O'CONNOR o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-06-30 published
HINCH, Eleanor (née DUNNING)
Beloved wife and best friend of the late Dr. Joseph B. HINCH, died peacefully at home on Tuesday, June 28th, 2005 after a short illness. Dear loving mother of Terry HINCH (Barb,) Cindy PLACIDO (Tony) and Marilou WIGHT (Ric.) Cherished grandmother of Kristin (Brian) and Trevor; Nicholas; Lisa and Michael. Dear sister of Joan O'CONNOR, Aunt of Daniel (Margherita,) Joseph and Mark O'CONNOR. Eleanor will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by all who knew her. Friends will be received at the R.S. Kane Funeral Home, 6150 Yonge Street (at Goulding, south of Steeles), Toronto, on Thursday, from 2: 00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. and on Friday from 2: 00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Gabriel's Roman Catholic Church, 650 Sheppard Avenue East on Saturday, July 2nd, 2005 at 11: 30 a.m. Interment Mount Hope Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Monastery of Mount Carmel Society of the Little Flower, 7021 Stanley Avenue, Niagara Falls, Ontario, L2G 7B7. Condolences - www.rskane.ca
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O'CONNOR o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-01-15 published
LEESON, Jeanne (WALKER)
Jeanne (WALKER) a resident of Chatham, passed away peacefully at her home with her family by her side on Thursday, January 13, 2005 at the age of 81. Born in Euphemia Township, daughter of the late Byron and Ivie (STEVENS) WALKER. She was a life long member of the Sprucedale United Church and past president of the United Church Women Beloved wife of the late Frederick Wallace LEESON (2001.) Loving mother of Amber Denise LEESON and Chuck O'CONNOR of Calgary, Alberta and Karl Wm. LEESON and Teresa PRATT of Chatham. Dear sister of Marie and Bruce BROWN of Burlington, Don and Donna WALKER of Florence, Charles and Norine WALKER of Thamesville, George and Pat WALKER of Owen Sound. Also survived by an aunt Louise A. WALKER of Ridgetown and many nieces, nephews and cousins. The LEESON Family will receive Friends at the John C. Badder Funeral Home, 72 Victoria Street, Thamesville on Monday from 2-6 p.m. A complete funeral service will be held in the chapel on Tuesday, January 18, 2005 at 11: 00 a.m. with Reverend George K. ALLAN of Sprucedale United Church, Chatham. Cremation. Interment Mayhew-Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Thamesville at a later date. Donations may be made at the funeral home by cheque to the charity of One's Choice. A tree will be planted in Memory of Jeanne LEESON in the Badder and Robinson Memorial Forest, Mosa Township.

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O'CONNOR o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-01-15 published
ROBICHEAU, Barbara
Peacefully after a courageous battle with cancer at Saint Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Friday, January 14, 2005. Barbara ROBICHEAU of Aylmer and formerly London and Woodstock in her 58th year. Beloved wife of Brian ROBICHEAU. Loving daughter to Laurine HONSBERGER and husband Russ of Tillsonburg. Dear sister to Sandra JANSEN of Campbellville and Dianne HOUSTON and husband Brian of Campbellville. Predeceased by her son Tim O'CONNOR and father Harry LITTLE. Born in Ingersoll June 20, 1947. She worked in Aylmer at Tim Hortons and Canadian Tire. Friends may call at the H.A. Kebbel Funeral Home, Aylmer on Sunday 2-4 p.m. where the funeral service will be held on Monday, January 17, 2005 at 11: 00 am. Cremation will follow. Donations to the Cancer Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

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O'CONNOR o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-01-25 published
ADDLEY, Eva V. (WYLIE)
At London Health Sciences Centre, University Campus on Sunday, January 23, 2005, Eva V. (WYLIE) ADDLEY of London in her 82nd year. Beloved wife of the late Charles E. ADDLEY. Dear mother of Christine JOHNSTON and her husband Keith, Michael ADDLEY and Barbara O'ROUKE all of London and Barry ADDLEY of Michigan. Dear sister of George WYLIE of Chicago and Mary O'CONNOR of London. Also loved by her grandchildren, Marnie DUMONT and her husband Mark BIEL, Monica THELWELL and her husband Richard, Michelle ADDLEY, Nicole ADDLEY, Veronica ADDLEY, Sean ADDLEY and Katie ADDLEY and her great-grandchildren Patrick DUMONT, Keith DUMONT, D'Sean THELWELL and Tajaa THELWELL. Friends will be received by the family from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London. Funeral mass will be celebrated at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, 89 Charles Street, London on Thursday, January 27th at 11: 00 a.m. Cremation with interment of cremated remains in Beechwood Cemetery, Forest in the spring. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice. On line condolences accepted at www.amgeorge.on.ca

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O'CONNOR 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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O'CONNOR o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-04-21 published
POLE, W. Douglas
A resident of Chatham, W. Douglas POLE passed away at Copper Terrace in Chatham on Tuesday, April 19, 2005 at the age of 92 years. Born in Harwich Township, the son of the late Harold Courtney Harrington and Blanche Drury (O'CONNOR) POLE. He had lived and farmed on the River Road in Harwich Township since 1913. Doug graduated from the Ontario Agricultural College, Guelph in 1933. Beloved husband of the late Helen Parsons (PICKARD) POLE (1985.) Dear father of Sharon and her husband Uffe BLOK- ANDERSEN of Chatham and Donald POLE and his wife Jane of Chatham. Loved by his grand_sons Simon POLE of Vancouver, British Columbia and Adam POLE of Dublin Ireland. The family will receive Friends at the McKinlay Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham on Friday 2: 00-4:30 p.m. and 7: 00-9:00 p.m. Funeral service will be held at Holy Trinity United Church, 81 Selkirk Street, Chatham on Saturday, April 23, 2005 at 11: 00 a.m. with The Reverend John HODGINS of Holy Trinity officiating. Interment Bethel Cemetery followed by a reception at the Parish Hall of Holy Trinity. Donations made by cheque to The Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Foundation, Opthamology, or Holy Trinity Anglican Church Building Fund as expressions of sympathy appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com.

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O'CONNOR o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-04-26 published
SINCLAIR, Agnes Lucinda (née GIBSON)
Agnes Lucinda SINCLAIR (née GIBSON) of Riverside Glen, Guelph and formerly of Erin passed away suddenly at Guelph General Hospital on Saturday, April 23, 2005 in her 94th year. Beloved wife of the late Howard (1986.) Dear mother of Betty BEATTY and her husband John of London; James (deceased - 1983) and his wife Marian O'CONNOR of Erin, Vera GOODERHAM and her husband Murray of Guelph and Alan (deceased 1985). Grandma Aggie will be remembered by her 17 grandchildren (2 deceased) and 31 greatgrandchildren. Predeceased by her sisters Winifred ARMSTRONG (Edgar,) Laura CARTER (Andrew) and Annie GIBSON and brothers James GIBSON (Frances) and Tom GIBSON (Margaret.) Remembered by sister-in-law Marjorie SINCLAIR (Norris) of Bolton.
She was an active member of Erin United Church, and a lifetime member of the Erin Agricultural Society. She will be remembered by many for the years she spent serving at Steen's Dairy. Relatives and Friends will be received at the Butcher Family Funeral Home, 539 Main Street South, Erin on Tuesday, April 26th, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service at Erin United church on Wednesday, April 27th at 2 p.m. Interment to follow at Erin Union Cemetery. Reception at Erin Legion, Dundas Street. In lieu of flowers memorial donations to Erin United Church or the Erin Agricultural Society will be gratefully acknowledged.

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O'CONNOR o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-08-10 published
DELUCE, Matthew Joseph (July 12, 1982-August 5, 2005)
It is with profound sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our beloved son and brother in his 24th year. Matthew was a business student at Seneca College where he excelled. Matthew's passions were his family, Friends and flying. He loved playing cards, all things Irish, and the Maple Leafs. Loving son of Joseph DELUCE and Elizabeth O'CONNOR and stepson of Lisa DELUCE. Matthew will be greatly missed by his brother Daniel, his sisters Andrea, Angela, Jasna, and Caroline, and by his grandparents Stanley and Angela DELUCE. Beloved nephew of William DELUCE (Ann,) Robert DELUCE (Catherine), Terry DELUCE (Holly), Marie MARSHALL, Jim DELUCE (Sharon), Gwendolyn DELUCE (Randall), Bruce DELUCE (Flora), Bernard DELUCE (Karen), and Joan O'CONNOR (Tom), David O'CONNOR (Brenda), Patricia O'CONNOR, Barbara DEMPSTER (Eric), Peter O'CONNOR (Beth,) Bill O'CONNOR (Cheryl,) Frank O'CONNOR (Martha,) Mary O'CONNOR (John), Tom O'CONNOR (Hilary), Peggy CAMIRE (Norm), and Posie HAIGHT (Scott.) His many cousins will miss his ever-present smile. Visitation at R.S. Kane Funeral Home, 6150 Yonge St. (416-221-1159), on Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral at Blessed Trinity Church, 3220 Bayview Ave. (north of Finch on west side), Thursday, August 11, at 11 a.m. He will be laid to rest at Holy Cross Cemetery, joining his sister Sarah-Jane and his maternal grandparents, David and Mary O'CONNOR. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Anaphylaxis Canada or the Asthma Society of Canada. R.S. Kane 416-221-1159.

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O'CONNOR o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-08-11 published
DELUCE, Matthew Joseph (July 12, 1982-August 5, 2005)
It is with profound sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our beloved son and brother in his 24th year. Matthew was a business student at Seneca College where he excelled. Matthew's passions were his family, Friends and flying. He loved playing cards, all things Irish, and the Maple Leafs. Loving son of Joseph DELUCE and Elizabeth O'CONNOR and stepson of Lisa DELUCE. Matthew will be greatly missed by his brother Daniel, his sisters Andrea, Angela, Jasna, and Caroline, and by his grandparents Stanley and Angela DELUCE. Beloved nephew of William DELUCE (Ann,) Robert DELUCE (Catherine), Terry DELUCE (Holly), Marie MARSHALL, Jim DELUCE (Sharon), Gwendolyn DELUCE (Randall), Bruce DELUCE (Flora), Bernard DELUCE (Karen), and Joan O'CONNOR (Tom), David O'CONNOR (Brenda), Patricia O'CONNOR, Barbara DEMPSTER (Eric), Peter O'CONNOR (Beth,) Bill O'CONNOR (Cheryl,) Frank O'CONNOR (Martha,) Mary O'CONNOR (John), Tom O'CONNOR (Hilary), Peggy CAMIRE (Norm), and Posie HAIGHT (Scott.) His many cousins will miss his ever-present smile. Visitation at R.S. Kane Funeral Home, 6150 Yonge St. (416-221-1159), on Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral at Blessed Trinity Church, 3220 Bayview Ave. (north of Finch on west side), Thursday, August 11, at 11 a.m. He will be laid to rest at Holy Cross Cemetery, joining his sister Sarah-Jane and his maternal grandparents, David and Mary O'CONNOR. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Anaphylaxis Canada or the Asthma Society of Canada. R.S. Kane 416-221-1159.

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O'CONNOR o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-09-10 published
HARRISON, Walter George
Of Saint Thomas on Friday, September 9, 2005, at the Woodstock General Hospital, in his 78th year. Beloved husband of the late Sonja (COPAT) HARRISON (March, 1999) and dearly loved father of Caroline and her husband Greg O'CONNOR of Otterville. Dear brother of Phyllis OTWAY of Hamilton and her husband the late Wally OTWAY and the late Eric HARRISON and his wife the late Gertrude (Chickie) and the late Brenda PALMER and her husband the late Bryan PALMER. Loved uncle of Ray OTWAY and Linda and husband Robb WILKIE, all of England and Ron and his wife Fiona OTWAY of Aylmer, Corrine BENDER- HARRISON and Morgan BENDER of Komoka, Teresa BRUNT, Beverley CHART, Diana PALMER, Jackie PUNTER, Debbie HARMAN and Graham PALMER, all of England. Walter was born in Wimbleton, England on March 17, 1925. He was a retired employee of the Saint Thomas Psychiatric Hospital. Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin Street, Saint Thomas where funeral service will be held Monday at 1: 00 p.m. Cremation to follow with private burial of ashes in Elmdale Cemetery. Visitation Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Flowers gratefully declined, with remembrances to the Canadian Cancer Society, the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Diabetes Association.

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O'CONNOR o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-09-12 published
HARRISON, Walter George
Of Saint Thomas, on Friday, September 9, 2005, at the Woodstock General Hospital, in his 78th year. Beloved husband of the late Sonja (COPAT) HARRISON (March 1999) and dearly loved father of Caroline and her husband Greg O'CONNOR of Otterville. Loved grandfather of Cheyenne O'CONNOR. Dear brother of Phyllis OTWAY of London and her husband the late Wally OTWAY and the late Eric HARRISON and his wife the late Gertrude (Chickie) and the late Brenda PALMER and her husband Bryan PALMER. Loved uncle of Ray OTWAY of England and Linda and her husband Robb WILKIE of London, Ontario and Ron and his wife Fiona OTWAY of Aylmer, Corrine BENDER- HARRISON and Morgan BENDER of Komoka, Teresa BRUNT, Beverley CHART, Diana PALMER, Jackie PUNTER, Debbie HARMAN and Graham PALMER, all of England. Walter was born in Wimbleton, England on March 7, 1928. He was a retired employee of the Saint Thomas Psychiatric Hospital. Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin Street, Saint Thomas where funeral service will be held Monday at 1: 00 p.m. Cremation to follow, with private burial of ashes in Elmdale Cemetery. Visitation Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Flowers gratefully declined, with remembrances to the Canadian Cancer Society, the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Diabetes Association.

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O'CONNOR o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-10-19 published
MORRISSEY, Hon. Martin Thomas Joseph
Of London, Ontario, passed away peacefully on October 16, 2005, with his family at his side at the age of 84. Martin is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Mary Kathleen MORRISSEY (nee CROCKER,) daughter Theresa and husband Stephen JARRETT, daughter Elizabeth and husband David BLACK, son Paul and wife Mary Jo, and daughter Deidre and husband Malcolm RUDDOCK. He is survived by two sisters, Josephine BRESNAHAN (Barry's Bay) and Bernadette BELANGER (Hamilton.) Martin is predeceased by his parents, Elizabeth Agnes (née O'CONNOR) and Martin Lawrence, and siblings, Leonard, Irene, Jimmy, and Rose. Grandpa will be sadly missed by grandchildren Adam, Michael, and Peter JARRETT; Jennifer and John BLACK; Patrick, Joseph, Brendan, James, John, Peter, and Luke MORRISSEY; and Callum and Emma RUDDOCK. He will also be missed by his large extended family who were always in his thoughts and prayers. Born August 29, 1921, in Madawaska, Ontario, Martin was the youngest of seven. Because his father died before his birth, Martin and his siblings looked to eldest brother Leonard to help their mother manage the farm. Martin's childhood was filled with hard work and laughter, and the simple pleasures of the Madawaska Valley. Martin enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force in 1941; upon discharge in 1945, he enrolled at Osgoode Hall Law School and was called to the Ontario Bar in 1949. Martin was employed at the Toronto firm of Slaght, Ferguson, Boland and Slaght, then in 1950 moved to London, joining the firm of Little Calder, which became Little, Morrissey, Gillespie and Reeves. There his practice was focused primarily on municipal and education law, as well as civil litigation and solicitors' work. Martin was appointed Queen's Counsel in 1974 and served as President of the Middlesex Bar Association (1975). In 1980 Martin was appointed to the Bench, serving the Peel Region in the County and District Court of Ontario and subsequently the Ontario Court (General Division) until 1994. Martin served his community through many organizations, including Clarkson Community Volunteers (1993-01), Credit Valley Hospital (Board of Directors, 1981-84), St. Leonard's House (Board of Directors, 1972-74), St. Leonard's Society of Canada (1972-75), House of Providence for Senior Citizens (Marian Villa) (Board Chair, 1960-62), Irish Benevolent Society (President, 1959-60), Canadian Federation of Newman Clubs (Vice President 1949-50), Knights of Columbus (Member, Fourth Degree), and the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Ontario (London Chapter) and Ontario Credit Union League (Honorary Solicitor). In 2001 Martin and Mary returned to London to be closer to family and Cedar Shadows, the Port Franks cottage that is a cherished legacy for his family. Martin was singularly proud of his family, from his wife's artistic talents and his children's professional accomplishments, to his grandchildren's educational and sports achievements, and his family is so proud of what Martin accomplished through hard work and determination. Visitation will be held at James A. Harris Funeral Home, 220 St. James St. at Richmond, London, on Thursday, October 20 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. The funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Michael's Church, 515 Cheapside St. at Maitland, London, on Friday, October 21 at 11 a.m. (private interment). Parish Prayers will be held in the funeral home on Thursday at 3 p.m. Thanks to all who have supported Martin and his family over the last three years, particularly Dr. SWIFT and the staff in the Palliative Care Unit at London Health Sciences Centre, the staff at the Adam Linton Dialysis Unit, the staff at the London Regional Cancer Centre, and the Cancer Society volunteer drivers; also, we want to thank all of the caring St. Elizabeth nurses and personal support workers (particularly Sam, Bob, Nick, and Mike), and the staff of Sir Adam Beck Condominium. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to Sisters of Saint Joseph Hospitality Centre, 707 Dundas Street, London, Ontario N5W 2Z5, or the Canadian Cancer Society.

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O'CONNOR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-06-30 published
HINCH, Eleanor (née DUNNING)
Beloved wife and best friend of the late Dr. Joseph B. HINCH died peacefully at home on Tuesday June 28th, 2005 after a short illness. Dear loving mother of Terry HINCH (Barb,) Cindy PLACIDO (Tony) and Marilou WIGHT (Ric.) Cherished grandmother of Kristin (Brian) and Trevor; Nicholas; Lisa and Michael. Dear sister of Joan O'CONNOR, Aunt of Daniel (Margherita,) Joseph and Mark O'CONNOR. Eleanor will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by all who knew her. Friends will be received at the R.S. Kane Funeral Home, 6150 Yonge Street (at Goulding, south of Steeles) on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Gabriel's Roman Catholic Church, 650 Sheppard Avenue East on Saturday July 2nd, 2005 at 11: 30 a.m. Interment Mount Hope Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Monastery of Mount Carmel Society of the Little Flower, 7021 Stanley Avenue, Niagara Falls, Ontario, L2G 7B7. Condolences -
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O'CONNOR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-08-08 published
DELUCE, Matthew Joseph (July 12, 1982-August 5, 2005)
It is with profound sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our beloved son and brother in his 24th year. Matthew was a business student at Seneca College where he excelled. Matthew's passions were his family, Friends, and flying. He loved playing cards, all things Irish, and the Maple Leafs. Loving son of Joseph DELUCE and Elizabeth O'CONNOR and stepson of Lisa DELUCE. Matthew will be greatly missed by his brother Daniel, his sisters Andrea, Angela, Jasna, and Caroline, and by his grandparents Stanley and Angela DELUCE. Beloved nephew of William DELUCE (Ann,) Robert DELUCE (Catherine), Terry DELUCE (Holly), Marie MARSHALL, James DELUCE (Sharon), Gwendolyn DELUCE (Randall), Bruce DELUCE (Flora), Bernard DELUCE (Karen), and Joan O'CONNOR (Tom), David O'CONNOR (Brenda), Patricia O'CONNOR, Barbara DEMPSTER (Eric), Peter O'CONNOR (Beth,) Bill O'CONNOR (Cheryl,) Frank O'CONNOR (Martha,) Mary O'CONNOR (John), Tom O'CONNOR (Hilary), Peggy CAMIRE (Norm), and Posie HAIGHT (Scott.) His many cousins will miss his ever present smile. Visitation at R.S. Kane Funeral Home, 6150 Yonge St. (416-221-1159), on Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral at Blessed Trinity Church, 3220 Bayview Ave. (north of Finch on west side), Thursday, August 11, at 11 a.m. He will be laid to rest at Holy Cross Cemetery, joining his sister Sarah Jane and his maternal grandparents, David and Mary O'CONNOR. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Anaphylaxis Canada or the Asthma Society of Canada. R.S. Kane 416-221-1159

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O'CONNOR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-09-15 published
KRESS, Keith Grant
Keith passed away at age 61, on Wednesday, September 14th, 2005 at Sunnybrook Hospital after a brief battle with cancer. Beloved husband of Lorraine (BERTOL.) Loving and devoted father of daughter Karen and son Scott and his wife Susan. Proud grandfather to Amy and Colin. Survived by his loving sister Diane and her husband John O'CONNOR and their children Kelly, Carolyn, Suzanne and families. Dear son-in-law of Lydia and Nello BERTOL and brother-in-law to Diane HISCOX, Loretta BERTOL, Zora KRIZ and Anita SAUNDERS and their families. Keith appreciated the support of his Friends during his illness. Friends may call on Saturday, September 17th, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the R.S. Kane Funeral Home (6150 Yonge Street, at Goulding, south of Steeles). Funeral service will be held at the Chapel on Sunday September 18th, 2005 at 11 o'clock. Donations may be made to the charity of your choice.
Condolences www.rskane.ca. R.S. Kane 416-221-1159

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O'CONNOR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-09-19 published
Walter (Wladyslaw) JAGIELLICZ
By Ludmila JAGIELLICZ and Alice O'CONNOR, Monday, September 19, 2005, Page A18
Veteran, friend, car lover, family man. Born April 6, 1922, in Dobrowody, Poland. Died March 27 in Toronto of complications from vascular disease, aged 82.
A black devil with a red-forked tongue sent fear into the hearts of villagers as he roared by. In reality, the devil was a dark-clad motorcyclist with a red scarf flapping in the wind. Motor vehicles had come to Dobrowody, a quiet village in the eastern territories of Poland (now Ukraine), where Walter was born.
There would be many modes of transport in Walter's life. In February, 1941, when Stalin's troops stormed into the village, Walter and his family were crammed into freezing trains and deported to Siberian logging camps. In the spring run-off, buoyed by supplies of vodka, Walter drove logs downriver to the Russian Arctic port of Archangelsk, breaking up the perilous logjams.
Then Stalin released the Poles to form a Polish army. Walter's family was once again thrust on trains that puffed their interminable way down the spine of Russia into the "stans: " Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, and so on. Hunger and disease claimed untold lives. The trek continued across Middle Eastern seas as Polish youth were assembled into an army.
Water travel was never very popular with Walter. The Siberian river journey, a brother who drowned, over-packed refugee- and troop-ships -- all made Walter uneasy about water.
It was in the Middle East army training camps that Walter's love affair with motorized vehicles began. He was taught to drive. He was so good at it that he taught other soldiers to drive -- jeeps, trucks and tanks. Driving was to be a passion for the rest of his life.
Later, during the battle of Monte Cassino in Italy, there was ammunition to be delivered, but army vehicles blocked a narrow road. So, Walter broke a path through the road's stone walls with his supply-laden truck, and freed another logjam.
After the Second World War ended, Walter hit the rolling seas again. Arriving in England, he rejoined his family and married Gena MacHOWSKI, who had already caught his eye in Dobrowody.
Crossing the stormy Atlantic in the spring of 1952, he and his family finally settled in Toronto. Luckily, later cross-Atlantic trips were to be by airplane.
It was in Canada in the 1950s that Walter's passion for automobiles translated into an avocation. Working in the booming Toronto auto trade -- at City Buick, Parkwood Central and other dealerships Walter was widely known for his "sharp pencil" as he appraised the value of auto trade-ins.
Walter applied his passion for cars to good service. There were frequent family car trips and constant chauffeuring. Walter also became an avid volunteer for veteran and church groups. He used his car to fetch and carry, to attend and chair, meetings, to carry veterans' flags on Remembrance Day and to drive dignitaries. Walter's volunteer efforts were recognized with numerous commendations and the Golden Jubilee medal of Queen Elizabeth II.
Walter only retired when he was 80. The modes of transport that finally failed Walter were his legs. Arthritis and vascular problems escalated when he turned 80, culminating in cholesterol emboli that destroyed his foot tissue. Just prior to his final illness, Walter proudly passed his driver's test at 82.
Walter passed away on March 27, Easter Sunday. A few days later, Walter's beloved Pope John Paul II also died. Walter had been Karol WOJTYLA's volunteer driver on visits to southern Ontario when the pontiff was still a Cardinal. Perhaps Walter has taken up that role again.
Ludmila and Alice are Walter's daughters.

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O'CONNOR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-09-20 published
JACKMAN, Nora Mary Agnes (née LYONS)
(December 16, 1924-September 18, 2005)
Passed away peacefully, at the Trillium Health Centre - Queensway, Toronto, Ontario. Nora was predeceased by her husband, and life companion, Donald in 1991, brother James in 1995, brothers-in law Frank O'CONNOR in 2005, Garry JACKMAN in 2001 and sister-in-law Clara MOFFAT in 1993. Nora is survived by and will be lovingly remembered by her brothers Martin (Rose) and Phillip (Veda) of Winnipeg, Manitoba, sisters Peggie O'CONNOR of Sidney, British Columbia and Jessie of Winnipeg, sister-in-law Margaret LYONS of Etobicoke, Ontario, her extended family of nieces, nephews, cousins, the entire JACKMAN family, especially Rob (Judie) JACKMAN of Oakville, Ontario and sisters-in law Ethel SPRAGUE (Dick) of Winnipeg, and Edna JACKMAN of Winkler, Manitoba. She will be sadly missed by her long-time neighbours Steve and Ann TESKEY, Margaret KRAUEL, of Mississauga, Ontario, her many Friends and fellow parishioners at Saint Dominic's Church in Mississauga. Friends may call at Turner and Porter 'Peel Chapel', 2180 Hurontario Street, Mississauga, (Hwy 10, N of Queen Elizabeth Way) on Wednesday, September 21 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at Saint Dominic's Church, 625 Atwater Avenue, Mississauga, on Thursday, September 22, 2005 at 11: 00 a.m. A Memorial Service will be held at Thomson 'In the Park' Funeral Home, 1291 McGillivray Blvd, Winnipeg on Saturday, September 24, 2005 at 11: 00 a.m. Interment to follow at Plum Coulee Cemetery at 3: 00 p.m. In Nora's memory, donations, may be made to the Cancer Cancer Society.

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O'CONNOR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-10-18 published
MORRISSEY, Hon. Martin Thomas
Honourable Martin Thomas Joseph MORRISSEY, of London, Ontario, passed away peacefully on October 16, 2005, with his family at his side at the age of 84. Martin is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Mary Kathleen MORRISSEY (née CROCKER,) daughter Theresa and husband Stephen JARRETT, daughter Elizabeth and husband David BLACK, son Paul and wife Mary Jo, and daughter Deidre and husband Malcolm RUDDOCK. He is survived by two sisters, Josephine BRESNAHAN (Barry's Bay) and Bernadette BELANGER (Hamilton.) Martin is predeceased by his parents, Elizabeth Agnes (née O'CONNOR) and Martin Lawrence, and siblings, Leonard, Irene, Jimmy, and Rose. Grandpa will be sadly missed by grandchildren Adam, Michael, and Peter JARRETT; Jennifer and John BLACK; Patrick, Joseph, Brendan, James, John, Peter, and Luke MORRISSEY; and Callum and Emma RUDDOCK. He will also be missed by his large extended family who were always in his thoughts and prayers. Born August 29, 1921, in Madawaska, Ontario, Martin was the youngest of seven. Because his father died before his birth, Martin and his siblings looked to eldest brother Leonard to help their mother manage the farm. Martin's childhood was filled with hard work and laughter, and the simple pleasures of the Madawaska Valley. Martin enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force in 1941; upon discharge in 1945, he enrolled at Osgoode Hall Law School and was called to the Ontario Bar in 1949. Martin was employed at the Toronto firm of Slaght, Ferguson, Boland and Slaght, then in 1950 moved to London, joining the firm of Little Calder, which became Little, Morrissey, Gillespie and Reeves. There his practice was focussed primarily on municipal and education law, as well as civil litigation and solicitors' work. Martin was appointed Queen's Counsel in 1974 and served as President of the Middlesex Bar Association (1975). In 1980 Martin was appointed to the bench serving in County Court and District Court of Ontario (Peel Region) until 1994. Martin served his community through many organizations, including Clarkson Community Volunteers (1993-01), Credit Valley Hospital (Board of Directors, 1981-84), St. Leonard's House (Board of Directors, 1972-74), St. Leonard's Society of Canada (1972-75), House of Providence for Senior Citizens (Marian Villa) (Board Chair, 1960-62), Irish Benevolent Society (President, 1959-60), Canadian Federation of Newman Clubs (Vice President 1949-50), Knights of Columbus (Member, Fourth Degree), and the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Ontario (London Chapter) and Ontario Credit Union League (Honorary Solicitor). In 2001 Martin and Mary returned to London to be closer to family and Cedar Shadows, the Port Franks cottage that is a cherished legacy for his family. Martin was singularly proud of his family, from his wife's artistic talents and his children's professional accomplishments, to his grandchildren's educational and sports achievements, and his family is so proud of what Martin accomplished through hard work and determination. Visitation will be held at James A. Harris Funeral Home, 220 St. James St. at Richmond, London, on Thursday, October 20 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. The funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Michael's Church, 515 Cheapside St. at Maitland, London, on Friday, October 21 at 11 a.m. (private interment). Thanks to all who have supported Martin and his family over the last three years, particularly Dr. SWIFT and the staff in the Palliative Care Unit at London Health Sciences Centre, the staff at the Adam Linton Dialysis Unit, the staff at the London Regional Cancer Centre, and the Cancer Society volunteer drivers; also, we want to thank all of the caring St. Elizabeth nurses and personal support workers (particularly Sam, Bob, Nick, and Mike), and the staff of Sir Adam Beck Condominium. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to Sisters of St. Joseph Hospitality Centre, 707 Dundas Street, London, Ontario N5W 2Z5, or the Canadian Cancer Society.

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O'CONNOR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-10-25 published
O'CONNOR, Audrey M.
(Owner of O'Connor Bros. Funeral Home)
Suddenly surrounded by her family on Monday, October 24, 2005. Beloved mother of Tim (Elizabeth), Peter (Debbie), Rosemary (Dave), Rob (Trish), David (Renée). Loving grandmother of Tania (Stan), David (Lisa), Michael, Jason (Kara), Jarrett, Sarah, Laura, Brian, Ryan, Erin, Mathieu and Amélie, great-grandmother of Alyssa, Amanda, Ashley, Payton, Madyson and Sean. Dear sister of Jean and the late Beverly WELSH. Very close friend of Mary Josephine KEOGH. Friends may call at the funeral home of O'Connor Bros, 1871 Danforth Ave. (2 blocks west of the Woodbine subway station) on Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass in St. Brigid's Church (corner of Glebemount Ave. & Wolverleigh Blvd., Toronto) on Thursday at 11 a.m. Interment Mount Pleasant Cemetery. If desired, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

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O'CONNOR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-12-10 published
DORRANCE, John Stirling
On December 6, 2005, in his eighty-first year, with his loving wife Pat at his side, he died. He and Pat fought his long, hard, courageous battle with his signature patience and her unwavering strength. He will always be missed by Pat and his children Nicholas, Kathleen (Robert), Elizabeth, and Stirling (Gail), and by his grandchildren Isaac (Angella), Samanda, Zachary, David, Christopher, Samantha, Adam and Lucas, his son-in-law Richard and his great granddaughter Abaigeal. He is survived by his sister Elizabeth O'CONNOR and has joined his father John Stirling DORRANCE, his mother Dorothy (née KELLY) DORRANCE, and his brother Tom, who fell in France during World War 2. Stirling will always be remembered by his many nieces, nephews and Friends. On his behalf, his family thanks all of those who were instrumental in his comfort during his last days. The Funeral Mass will be held at St. Ninian's Cathedral in Antigonish on Monday, December 12, 2005 at 10: 00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the R.K. MacDonald Foundation in Antigonish, Nova Scotia. On-line condolences can be sent to k.swan@ca.ns.sympatico.ca

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O'CONNOR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-12-10 published
REMENDA, Nestor F.
It is with great sadness the family of Nestor F. REMENDA of Regina, announces his sudden passing on December 4th, 2005 at the age of 83 years. Nestor is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Ina, his daughters, Jeanne REMENDA (Ken LABORDE) of Saskatoon, Margaret COWIE (Donald) of Regina, Victoria REMENDA (Michael O'CONNOR) of Kingston, Ontario, and Susan PENROSE (John) of Medicine Hat, Alberta, seven grandchildren, Shannon, Sarah, Graeme, Jillian, Thomas, Curtis, and Claire, his sister Sonia BRENNE (Keith) and brother Lionel REMENDA (Kathy.) Nestor was well-known as a dedicated and caring teacher by thousands of Regina high school students and colleagues, by students in rural Saskatchewan and Africa, by students of the Gabriel Dumont Institute, and by students at the University of Regina. He was an enthusiastic baker of bread, golfer, curler, traveler, adventurer and musician. Nestor was a great supporter of the arts, music, his beloved city and province. Nestor also served our country in the Navy during World War 2. He was a joyful and giving person whose service to his church and greater community was of great importance to him. His life was an inspiration to his family and Friends. A celebration of his life was held on Friday, December 9th 2005 at 1: 30 p.m. at Whitmore Park United Church, 336 Durham Drive, Regina. The family requests that donations be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, 2360 -- 2nd Avenue, Regina S4R 1A6 or a charity of your choice in lieu of flowers. Arrangements in care of Speers Funeral Chapel and Crematorium Services, Regina, Saskatchewan. An on-line book of condolence may be signed at www.speersfuneralchapel.com

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O'CONNOR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-04 published
O'CONNOR, Charles Brian " Kip"
At the Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital on Monday, January 3, 2005, Kip O'CONNOR, in his 62nd year. Loving husband of Wendy. Dear father to Kelly and step father to John. Grandfather to Shawn and Brittany. Dear brother of Sharon and Terry. Predeceased by brother Carl and first wife Mary. Visitation at Smith's Funeral Home, 1167 Guelph Line, (one stoplight north of Queen Elizabeth Way), Burlington (905-632-3333) on Tuesday from 6-9 p.m. where Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, January 5, 2005 at 11 a.m. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Burlington. If desired, expressions of sympathy to the Canadian Cancer Society would be sincerely appreciated by the family.

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O'CONNOR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-07 published
O'CONNOR, Mary Patricia (née OVERS)
Graduate of University of Windsor, and was a Teacher/Librarian at St. Alphonsus School - Toronto, for many years. On Wednesday, January 5, 2005 at Sheridan Villa, at the age of 85. Beloved wife of the late Thomas. Dear sister of John E. OVERS (Mary,) Joan T. LE PINE (Larry), Audrey F. CUNNINGHAM (the late Bruce), Margaret Ann McCAVITT (Jerry,) and the late Bernice OVERS (1998) and Charles F. OVERS (1964.) Will be fondly remembered by her 43 nieces and nephews. Special thanks to all of the staff at Sheridan Villa for their tremendous care for Pat over the years. Friends will be received at the Neweduk Funeral Home "Mississauga Chapel", 1981 Dundas St. W., (1 block east of Erin Mills Pkwy.) from 2-4 p.m. on Friday. A Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, January 8, 2005, at St. Christopher's Roman Catholic Church (1171 Clarkson Rd. N.) at 1: 30 p.m. Interment to follow at Saint Mary's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Parkinson Foundation. Neweduk Funeral Home 905-828-8000 www.neweduk.com

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O'CONNOR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-14 published
PETERS, Viola Eveline (née LOGAN)
Passed away at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital on Friday, January 7, 2005. Beloved wife of the late Philip (Sam) PETERS. Dear sister of Joan GALVIN (John O'CONNOR) and sister-in-law of Lionel GALVIN. Auntie Vi of Darlene BALDRY (Chris,) Randy GALVIN (Judy,) Debbie ZARDO and Sheri. Great-aunt of Michelle and Shaun BALDRY; Amanda and Lindsey GALVIN; Kristen, Meagan and Austin EWING- GALVIN. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter "Peel" Chapel, 2180 Hurontario Street, Mississauga (Hwy. 10, north of Queen Elizabeth Way) from 7-9 p.m. Sunday. Funeral Services in the Chapel on Monday, January 17, 2005 at 10 a.m. Interment Park Lawn Cemetery. For those who wish, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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O'CONNOR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-19 published
REYNOLDS, Margaret Josephine (née O'CONNOR)
It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our beloved mother on Tuesday, January 18, 2005, in her 83rd year. She will be greatly missed by her daughters Julia (Dan) and Patricia (Jim), her grandchildren Kathleen, Samantha and Meredith and her many Friends. Predeceased by her husband George. Her great love for water colour painting will be a special part of the legacy she leaves to us all. Her kindness to all and her sense of humour will be fondly remembered. Friends may call at the Jerrett Funeral Home, 660 Kennedy Road, Scarborough (between Eglinton and St. Clair Aves. E.) on Thursday, January 20 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Complete Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Joseph's Highland Creek Church, 200 Morrish Rd., Toronto, on Friday at 10 a.m. Cremation.

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O'CONNOR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-06 published
O'CONNOR, Lorna G.
Peacefully at Unionvilla, on Friday, February 4, 2005, in her 87th year. Lorna, beloved wife of the late Earl "Lefty". Loving mother of Maureen and her husband Al CARLSON, Colleen HARVIE, Michael and his wife Valerie, and Mary Ellen and her husband Len DOUCETTE. Dear Nanny of Jennifer, Carolyn, Shaun, Steven, Trevor and Michael, and great-grandmother of 4. Much loved sister of Louise BOHNERT, Marie and Oliver McKEAG, and the late Helen HUNTER, Grace COOPER, Marion OWEN, Doreen MARSHALL, and sister-in-law of George R. (Bud) and Peggy, Paul and Margaret, Patricia and the late Lorraine SIMMS. Lovingly remembered by Cathy, and her many nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the Dixon-Garland Funeral Home, 166 Main St. N. (Markham Rd.), Markham on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass on Tuesday morning at 10: 30 a.m. in the Church of St. Patrick, 5633 Hwy. 7, Markham. Interment Elmwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Unionville Home Society would be appreciated.

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O'CONNOR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-03-13 published
REID, David
Peacefully, at his home on Friday, March 11, 2005 in his 79th year. Loving husband and best friend of Shirley. David will be dearly missed by his sisters-in-law Frances, Alma, Suzanne and her husband David DEACON, brother-in-law Jack GILL of Glasgow, Scotland, and his best Friends John and Joan O'CONNOR. He is also survived by his many nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter Butler Chapel, 4933 Dundas St. W., Etobicoke (between Islington and Kipling Aves.) on Sunday from 6-9 p.m. Funeral Service in the Chapel on Monday, March 14, 2005 at 3 p.m.

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O'CONNOR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-03-18 published
MILLIGAN, Marie Kathleen (formerly DEVLIN, née O'CONNOR)
Passed away peacefully, on Wednesday, March 16, 2005, in her 99th year. Beloved wife of the late Bert MILLIGAN, and previously of the late Tom DEVLIN. Loving sister of the late Tom O'CONNOR, Jack O'CONNOR, and sister-in-law of Rosalie and Mary. Dearest aunt of Kay, Janice, Bud, Neil (Leslie), Jack, Mary (Dino DE DOMINICIS,) and great-aunt of Kevin and Sarah O'CONNOR, and Joseph (Heather), Daniel, Katherine and Jeanne DE DOMINICIS. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter Yorke Chapel, 2357 Bloor St. W., at Windermere, east of the Jane subway, on Friday from 4-8 p.m. Funeral Mass to be held at St. Pius X Church, 2305 Bloor St. W., on Saturday, March 19, 2005 at 11 a.m., followed by a reception at the funeral home. Interment Mount Hope Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice.

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O'CONNOR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-04 published
O'CONNOR, Lillian Josephine (née WORDEN)
(April 18, 1912-April 2, 2005) Peacefully, at Grace Manor, Holland Christian Homes, Brampton; formerly of Richview Residence, Etobicoke. Lillian was the beloved wife of the late Vivian O'CONNOR (July 1983.) Loving sister of Marie BAIN of Etobicoke. Cherished aunt of Sandra (Jim) EVANS, Molly WORDEN (Tom SLOMKE) of Kitchener, John (Marianne) WORDEN of Ottawa, Jennifer RENNER of Cambridge, Kathy (Faolan) DELANEY of Mississauga, Joe WORDEN and Jeff WORDEN (Susan BISHOP) of Toronto and Shelley WORDEN of Vancouver. Much loved great-aunt of Carmel (Jim) MARTIN of Waterloo, Lynne (Adrian) ZULIAN of Shanty Bay, Chris (Jodi) WORDEN, N.W.T., Cathy, Michael and Peter WORDEN of Ottawa, David (Manon) RENNER of Cobourg, Charlie RENNER, Andrew (Sarah) RENNER of Cambridge, and Matthew, Jeremy and Alice WORDEN of Toronto. Lillian is also survived by 6 great-great-nieces whom she adored. She was predeceased by her parents, Joseph and Marie WORDEN, brother Peter WORDEN and nephew David BAIN. Interment will be held at Riverside Cemetery (1567 Royal York Rd.) on Friday, April 8 at 2 p.m. A Memorial Funeral Mass will be celebrated at All Saints Catholic Church (1415 Royal York Rd.) on Friday, April 8 at 3 p.m. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Ward Funeral Home - Weston Chapel (416) 241-4618. As expressions of sympathy, donations made to St. Michael's Hospital, Missionaries of Charity or Richview Baptist Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

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O'CONNOR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-05 published
McKENNA, Joan Margaret
Passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 2, 2005, in Toronto at Versa Care Centre, in her 79th year. Predeceased by her mother "Bessie", father "Mac" and brother David. Dear sister to Mary (John) WOTHERSPOON of Oakville, and Sheilagh (Frank) O'CONNOR of Toronto. Aunt Joanie will be missed by her many nieces and nephews and by her many Friends at the St. Lawrence and Harbour Front Markets. Joan was an original. She was a kind and memorable person. Thanks to the caring staff at Versa Care; they made her final days as comfortable as possible. A Remembrance Service will be held at the Trull "North Toronto" Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, 2704 Yonge St. (5 blocks south of Lawrence) at 4: 00 p.m. Thursday, April 7, 2005.

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O'CONNOR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-06 published
O'CONNOR, Lillian Josephine (née WORDEN)
(April 18, 1912-April 2, 2005) Peacefully, at Grace Manor, Holland Christian Homes, Brampton; formerly of Richview Residence, Etobicoke. Lillian was the beloved wife of the late Vivian O'CONNOR (July 1983.) Loving sister of Marie BAIN of Etobicoke. Cherished aunt of Sandra (Jim) EVANS, Molly WORDEN (Tom SLOMKE) of Kitchener, John (Marianne) WORDEN of Ottawa, Jennifer RENNER of Cambridge, Kathy (Faolan) DELANEY of Mississauga, Joe WORDEN and Jeff WORDEN (Susan BISHOP) of Toronto and Shelley WORDEN of Vancouver. Much loved great-aunt of Carmel (Jim) MARTIN of Waterloo, Lynne (Adrian) ZULIAN of Shanty Bay, Chris (Jodi) WORDEN, N.W.T., Cathy, Michael and Peter WORDEN of Ottawa, David (Manon) RENNER of Cobourg, Charlie RENNER, Andrew (Sarah) RENNER of Cambridge, and Matthew, Jeremy and Alice WORDEN of Toronto. Lillian is also survived by 6 great-great-nieces whom she adored. She was predeceased by her parents, Joseph and Marie WORDEN, brother Peter WORDEN and nephew David BAIN. Interment will be held at Sanctuary Park Cemetery (1570 Royal York Rd.) on Friday, April 8 at 2 p.m. A Memorial Funeral Mass will be celebrated at All Saints Catholic Church (1415 Royal York Rd.) on Friday, April 8 at 3 p.m. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Ward Funeral Home - Weston Chapel (416) 241-4618. As expressions of sympathy, donations made to St. Michael's Hospital, Missionaries of Charity or Richview Baptist Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

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O'CONNOR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-17 published
O'CONNOR, Kevin
Passed away unexpectedly at Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket, on Friday, April 15, 2005 in his 54th year. Dearly loved son of Ella and the late Bill O'CONNOR of Keswick. Loving brother of Jan (Steve) MacDONALD, Karen (Terry) GEARY, Dale O'CONNOR, Denise (Dave) BRADLEY, Kim (Bill) MacPHERSON, Laura (Joel) LIPCHITZ, Colleen (Steve) PEROFF and Pat (Lorna) O'CONNOR. Kevin will be sadly missed by his 20 nieces and nephews, one great-nephew and his many Friends. Visitation from M.W. Becker Funeral Home, 490 The Queensway S., Keswick, 1-888-884-4486 on Monday 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service from the Chapel on Tuesday, April 19, 2005 at 11: 00 a.m. Cremation. If desired, donations made to the Canadian National Institute for the Blind would be appreciated by the family.

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O'CONNOR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-23 published
TENNANT, Phyllis Winona (née BEXON)
Born April 8, 1917, passed away peacefully April 17, 2005 at Saanich Peninsula Extended Care, British Columbia. Predeceased by husband Harlan, sister Marion, brothers John and George. Leaves daughters Janice and Larry WHITMAN, Lynda and Ken WILSON, grandchildren Tania WILSON and Christine WILSON. Also leaves sister Norma and Bill O'CONNOR, Ontario and many nieces, a nephew and grandnieces. She had a full and happy life, was active in many organizations in British Columbia and Ontario. Private Cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a favourite charity. No service at request of the family.

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O'CONNOR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-25 published
RUMLEY, Frank H.
Peacefully in Toronto on Saturday, April 23, 2005 after a long illness. Much loved brother of Elizabeth O'CONNOR and Oliver RUMLEY. Loved uncle of many nieces and nephews and their families. Longtime member of Rameses Shriners. The family will receive Friends at the Humphrey Funeral Home - A.W. Miles Chapel, 1403 Bayview Avenue (south of Eglinton Avenue East), from 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday, April 26. Service and interment in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia at a later date. Donations, in lieu of flowers, may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 20 Holly Street, Suite 101, Toronto, Ontario M4S 3B1 or a charity of your choice.

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O'CONNOR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-26 published
SINCLAIR, Agnes Lucinda (née GIBSON)
Of Riverside Glen, Guelph, and formerly of Erin, passed away suddenly at Guelph General Hospital on Saturday, April 23, 2005 in her 94th year. Beloved wife of the late Howard SINCLAIR (1986.) Dear mother of Betty BEATTY and her husband John of London, James SINCLAIR (deceased 1983) and his wife Marion O'CONNOR of Erin, Vera GOODERHAM and her husband Murray of Guelph, and Alan (deceased 1985). Grandma Aggie will be remembered by her 17 grandchildren (2 deceased) and 31 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her sisters Winifred ARMSTRONG (Edgar,) Laura CARTER (Andrew,) and Annie GIBSON, and brothers James GIBSON (Frances) and Tom GIBSON (Margaret.) Remembered by sister-in-law Marjorie SINCLAIR (Norris) of Bolton. She was an active member of Erin United Church, and a lifetime member of the Erin Agricultural Society. She will be remembered by many for the years she spent serving at Steen's Dairy. Relatives and Friends will be received at the Butcher Family Funeral Home, 5399 Main St. S., Erin on Tuesday, April 26th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held at the Erin United Church on Wednesday, April 27th at 2: 00 p.m. Interment to follow at Erin Union Cemetery. Reception at Erin Legion, Dundas St. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Erin United Church or the Erin Agricultural Society will be greatly acknowledged.

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O'CONNOR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-05-17 published
O'CONNOR, John Isaac Irvin
At his residence on April 19, 2005 in Toronto at the age of 85 years. Interment to take place at Saint John's Norway Cemetery, 256 Kingston Rd. (Kingston Rd. and Woodbine Ave.), Toronto, on Tuesday, May 17, 2005 at 10: 30 a.m. Arrangements entrusted Tranquility Burial and Cremation Services Inc. (905) 855-7565, Mississauga.

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O'CONNOR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-06-30 published
HINCH, Eleanor (née DUNNING)
Beloved wife and best friend of the late Dr. Joseph B. HINCH died peacefully at home on Tuesday, June 28th, 2005 after a short illness. Dear loving mother of Terry HINCH (Barb,) Cindy PLACIDO (Tony) and Marilou WIGHT (Ric.) Cherished grandmother of Kristin (Brian) and Trevor; Nicholas; Lisa and Michael. Dear sister of Joan O'CONNOR, Aunt of Daniel (Margherita,) Joseph and Mark O'CONNOR. Eleanor will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by all who knew her. Friends will be received at the R.S. Kane Funeral Home, 6150 Yonge Street (at Goulding, south of Steeles) on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Gabriel's Roman Catholic Church, 650 Sheppard Avenue East on Saturday, July 2nd, 2005 at 11: 30 a.m. Interment Mount Hope Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Monastery of Mount Carmel Society of the Little Flower, 7021 Stanley Avenue, Niagara Falls, Ontario, L2G 7B7. Condolences www.rskane.ca

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O'CONNOR 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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O'CONNOR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-08-08 published
DELUCE, Matthew Joseph (July 12, 1982-August 5, 2005)
It is with profound sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our beloved son and brother in his 24th year. Matthew was a business student at Seneca College where he excelled. Matthew's passions were his family, Friends, and flying. He loved playing cards, all things Irish, and the Maple Leafs. Loving son of Joseph DELUCE and Elizabeth O'CONNOR and stepson of Lisa DELUCE. Matthew will be greatly missed by his brother Daniel, his sisters Andrea, Angela, Jasna, and Caroline, and by his grandparents Stanley and Angela DELUCE. Beloved nephew of William DELUCE (Ann,) Robert DELUCE (Catherine), Terry DELUCE (Holly), Marie MARSHALL, James DELUCE (Sharon), Gwendolyn DELUCE (Randall), Bruce DELUCE (Flora), Bernard DELUCE (Karen), and Joan O'CONNOR (Tom), David O'CONNOR (Brenda), Patricia O'CONNOR, Barbara DEMPSTER (Eric), Peter O'CONNOR (Beth,) Bill O'CONNOR (Cheryl,) Frank O'CONNOR (Martha,) Mary O'CONNOR (John), Tom O'CONNOR (Hilary), Peggy CAMIRE (Norm), and Posie HAIGHT (Scott.) His many cousins will miss his ever-present smile. Visitation at R.S. Kane Funeral Home, 6150 Yonge St. (416-221-1159), on Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral at Blessed Trinity Church, 3220 Bayview Ave. (north of Finch on west side), Thursday, August 11, at 11 a.m. He will be laid to rest at Holy Cross Cemetery, joining his sister Sarah-Jane and his maternal grandparents, David and Mary O'CONNOR. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Anaphylaxis Canada or the Asthma Society of Canada.

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O'CONNOR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-08-12 published
SPEARES, Roy Sidney
Loving father to Gwen and Kevin, husband to the late Janet, doting grandfather to Zoe, Christofis, Sidney, Cody, Kaitlyn, and Christian. Dearest friend and companion to Margaret O'CONNOR. Passed suddenly at his home on Tuesday, August 9th, 2005. Friends and family may call at the Pine Hills Visitation Centre, 625 Birchmount Road (North of St. Clair Avenue East), 416-267-8229 from 9-10 a.m. Saturday August 13th, 2005. A graveside service will follow at Pine Hills at 10 a.m.

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O'CONNOR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-08-13 published
OAKLEY, John A. " Jack"
Peacefully on August 11, 2005 at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, one week short of his 83rd birthday. Jack, beloved husband of 61 years of Gertrude (Rita). Loved father of Nancy and her husband Rick ALDRIDGE, Debbie and her husband Phil JACOBI and Pam and her husband Dave GRASSBY. Dear grandfather of ten loving grandchildren and one great grand_son. He is survived by his brother George of Edmonton and sister Doris O'CONNOR of Lakefield. A Service of Remembrance will be held at 1: 00 p.m. Monday, August 15, 2005 with visitation one hour prior at the Kopriva Taylor Community Funeral Home, 64 Lakeshore Road West, Oakville (905-844-2600). In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital or the charity of your choice would be appreciated. Email condolences may be sent to kopriva@eol.ca; please place OAKLEY on the subject line.

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O'CONNOR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-08-25 published
O'CONNOR, Mary Audrey (née LUESBY)
Peacefully, on Tuesday, August 23, 2005, at the Milton District Memorial Hospital. Audrey O'CONNOR of Georgetown (formerly of Sudbury), in her 78th year. Beloved wife of the late John Lawrence O'CONNOR. Loving mother of Sean and his wife Daniella, Mary and her husband Jacques 'Jack' LEHOUX, and Seamus and his wife Barbara. Proud Nana to Meaghan, Matthew, Caitlin, Ethan, Molly, Devan and Macy. Dear sister to Jim LUESBY and Fern SLOAN. Dear sister-in-law of Robert MANN, Evelyn LUESBY, Maris O'CONNOR, Carreen O'CONNOR, Stephen McDONALD, and the late Denny SLOAN, Patrick O'CONNOR, Daniel O'CONNOR, and Mary Jo O'CONNOR. Audrey was a loving aunt and great-aunt to 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 Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Holy Cross Catholic Church (224 Maple Ave., Georgetown) on Saturday, August 27, 2005 at 2: 30 p.m. Interment Greenwood Cemetery, Georgetown. In memory contributions to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated. To send expressions of sympathy, visit www.jsjonesandsonfuneralhome.com

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O'CONNOR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-08-27 published
O'CONNOR, Aloisie (née NOVAK)
(M.L.T., Teaching Technologist - St. Joseph's Health Centre, Toronto) Suddenly in her sleep on Wednesday, August 24th, 2005. Beloved daughter of Jaroslav and Aloisie NOVAK. Dear mother of Shannon and Sean. Sadly missed by her brother Jaroslav NOVAK, his wife Anne, niece Lian, nephew Mark, family and Friends. Friends may call at The Ward Funeral "Brampton Chapel", 52 Main St. S. (Hwy. 10), Brampton from 2-4 p.m. Sunday. Complete Service in the chapel on Monday afternoon at 1 o'clock. Cremation. As expressions of sympathy, donations to St. Joseph's Health Centre, Toronto would be deeply appreciated. Condolences may be sent to aloisie.oconnor@wardfh.com

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O'CONNOR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-09-11 published
PEACOCK, Cara Helen
Peacefully at Cambridge Memorial Hospital, on Friday, September 9, 2005 in her 85th year. Cara, beloved wife of the late Scotty. Dear mother of Barbara and her husband Bob BELBIN, Gary and his wife Lisa, Valerie and her husband Michael O'CONNOR, Janet and her husband Sandy REID, Lee, Nancy and her husband Chris PAUL- DUDDY. Loving and most loved grandmother of Kevin, Kelly and her fiancé Lee, Jillian, Greg, Lauren, Kayla, Sean, James and his wife Liesa, Michelle and her husband Andrew BESWICK, Jason, Adam, Jeffrey, Ryan, Bryan, Nicholas and Cara. Beloved great-grandmother of Gavin, Johnny, Megan and Tevin. Friends will be received at the Ogden Funeral Home, 4164 Sheppard Ave. East, Agincourt (east of Kennedy Rd.) on Monday from 6-9 p.m. Funeral Service to be held in the Ogden Chapel on Tuesday at 11 a.m. Interment Highland Memory Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.

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O'CONNOR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-09-15 published
KRESS, Keith Grant
Keith passed away at age 61, on Wednesday, September 14th, 2005 at Sunnybrook Hospital after a brief battle with cancer. Beloved husband of Lorraine (BERTOL.) Loving and devoted father of daughter Karen and son Scott and his wife Susan. Proud grandfather to Amy and Colin. Survived by his loving sister Diane and her husband John O'CONNOR and their children Kelly, Carolyn, Suzanne and families. Dear son-in-law of Lydia and Nello BERTOL and brother-in-law to Diane HISCOX, Loretta BERTOL, Zora KRIZ and Anita SAUNDERS and their families. Keith appreciated the support of his Friends during his illness. Friends may call on Saturday, September 17th, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the R.S. Kane Funeral Home (6150 Yonge Street, at Goulding, south of Steeles). Funeral service will be held at the Chapel on Sunday, September 18th, 2005 at 11 o'clock. Donations may be made to the charity of your choice. Condolences www.rskane.ca.

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O'CONNOR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-09-15 published
SHEEHY, Veronica
Peacefully, on Tuesday, September 13, 2005 at Scarborough Grace Hospital. Veronica, beloved wife of the late James SHEEHY. Mother of Brian and daughter of the late George and Mary SHEPPARD. Sister of the late George SHEPPARD and his surviving spouse Stella. Sister of the late Mary O'CONNOR and her husband Thomas. Sister-in-law of Marie SHEEHY and her late husband Jack, brother-in-law Harold NASH and his wife Annie. She will be fondly remembered by her nieces and nephews in Toronto, Tweed, Guelph and Rockwood. According to Veronica's wishes, there will be no visitation. Memorial Mass on Saturday morning at 10 a.m. in Annunciation Church (Victoria Park Ave. South of Ellesmere Rd.). Donations to a charity of your choice would be appreciated.

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O'CONNOR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-09-20 published
JACKMAN, Nora Mary Agnes (née LYONS)
(December 16, 1924-September 18, 2005)
Passed away peacefully, at theTrillium Health Centre - Queensway, Toronto, Ontario. Nora was predeceased by her husband, and life companion, Donald in 1991, brother James in 1995, brothers-in-law Frank O'CONNOR in 2005, Garry JACKMAN in 2001 and sister-in-law Clara MOFFAT in 1993. Nora is survived by and will be lovingly remembered by her brothers Martin (Rose) and Phillip (Veda) of Winnipeg, Manitoba, sisters Peggie O'CONNOR of Sidney, British Columbia and Jessie of Winnipeg, sister-in-law Margaret LYONS of Etobicoke, Ontario, her extended family of nieces, nephews, cousins, the entire JACKMAN family, especially Rob (Judie) JACKMAN of Oakville, Ontario and sisters-in-law Ethel SPRAGUE (Dick) of Winnipeg, and Edna JACKMAN of Winkler, Manitoba. She will be sadly missed by her long-time neighbours Steve and Ann TESKEY, Margaret KRAUEL of Mississauga, Ontario, her many Friends and fellow parishioners at Saint Dominic's Church in Mississauga. Friends may call at Turner and Porter 'Peel' Chapel, 2180 Hurontario Street, Mississauga, (Hwy. 10, North of Queen Elizabeth Way) on Wednesday, September 21 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at Saint Dominic's Church, 625 Atwater Avenue, Mississauga, on Thursday, September 22, 2005 at 11: 00 a.m. A Memorial Service will be held at Thomson 'In the Park' Funeral Home, 1291 McGillivray Blvd., Winnipeg on Saturday, September 24, 2005 at 11: 00 a.m. Interment to follow at Plum Coulee Cemetery at 3: 00 p.m. In Nora's memory, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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O'CONNOR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-10-04 published
KARNAC, Leslie
It is with great sorrow, that the family announces Les' passing, peacefully in his sleep, around midnight, on October 2, 2005, at Trillium Health Centre - Mississauga Site, at the age of 81. At last he has been reunited with his beloved wife Helen in heaven, who left him much too early at the age of 59. Predeceased by his loving parents John and Anne KRNAC. Will always be a cherished "Daddy" to his 4 adoring daughters: Jean (Mike COGHLAN,) Linda (Joe O'CONNOR), Debbie (Bernie STEVENSON) and Peggy (Chris KRYGIEL). Proud Grampa of Melissa, Cynthia, John, Matthew, Alex and Anne. Big brother of Olga (John KOLESAR) and "Unc" to Richard (Marija) and Lianna. Loving brother-in-law to Rose MASSÉ and her 5 children. In his later years, he was blessed to have Jean THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON become a part of his life and was welcomed by her family as part of theirs. Words cannot express the joy and comfort her companionship brought to his life. He enlisted with the Royal Canadian Air Force at the age of 17 and flew in Lancasters as a Navigator in World War 2, and was awarded several medals for his contributions. Later he became a national marketing manager with Bell and Howell and in later years opened his own business. Former Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus and former president of the Holy Name Society. He also joined several other service clubs. He loved big band music, hockey, stamp collecting, painting, cooking, and most of all laughing. He will always be remembered as a constant source of optimism and a joy to spend time with. He lived life with gusto as evidenced by the sparkle in his eye. Friends will be received at the Neweduk Funeral Home - "Mississauga Chapel", 1981 Dundas St. W. (1 block east of Erin Mills Pkwy.) on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be held at Our Lady of Peace Roman Catholic Church, 3914 Bloor Street W., Etobicoke, on Thursday, October 6, 2005 at 10: 30 a.m. Interment Assumption Cemetery. Neweduk Funeral Home 905-828-8000 www.neweduk.com

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O'CONNOR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-10-16 published
MICKIEWICZ, Antoni
Passed away, at Allendale Nursing Home, Milton, on Saturday, October 15, 2005, in his 95th year. Beloved husband of the late Janina. Dear father of the late Maria, and dear grandfather of George and Kimberly McCONNELL. Beloved uncle and godfather of Barbara O'CONNOR and uncle of Irene KRESTON. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter Funeral Home, 436 Roncesvalles Ave. (at Howard Park), from 6-8 p.m. Monday with Prayers at 6: 00 p.m. Funeral Mass to be held at St. Casimir's Church, 156 Roncesvalles Ave., on Tuesday, October 18, 2005 at 9: 00 a.m. Interment Park Lawn Cemetery. For those who wish, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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O'CONNOR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-10-25 published
O'CONNOR, Audrey M.
(Owner of O'Connor Bros. Funeral Home) Suddenly surrounded by her family on Monday, October 24, 2005. Beloved mother of Tim (Elizabeth), Peter (Debbie), Rosemary (Dave), Rob (Trish), David (Renée). Loving grandmother of Tania (Stan), David (Lisa and Aiden), Michael, Jason (Kara), Jerrett, Sarah, Laura, Brian, Ryan, Erin, Mathieu and Amélie, great-grandmother of Alyssa, Amanda, Ashley, Payton, Madyson and Sean. Dear sister of Jean and the late Beverly WELSH. Very close friend of Mary Josephine KEOGH. Friends may call at the Funeral Home of O'Connor Bros., 1871 Danforth Ave., Toronto (2 blocks west of Woodbine subway station) on Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass in St. Brigid's Church (corner of Glebemount Ave. and Wolverleigh Blvd.) on Thursday at 11 a.m. Interment Mount Pleasant Cemetery. If desired, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. (Supervised parking at funeral home).

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O'CONNOR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-10-27 published
WHITTAKER, Gloria
Her caring nature, happy disposition, insightful idioms and quick wit have left an indelible mark on our family and Friends. Gloria, thank you for sharing your love with our children Nadeen and Ryan. We have been blessed to know you. You will be missed! Helena and Terry O'CONNOR

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O'CONNOR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-10-28 published
SULLIVAN, Sister Elizabeth Merita "Rita", S.O.S.
Sister Elizabeth Merita (Rita) SULLIVAN, S.O.S. died peacefully at Providence Health Centre, Scarborough, Ontario, on Thursday, October 27, 2005, in the 60th year of her Religious Life. Born in Ennismore, Ontario, May 27, 1913, she was one of the ten children born to Denis SULLIVAN and Gertrude MOLONEY. She was predeceased by her sisters, Florence HEALEY, Loretta SULLIVAN, Helen MacKELLER, Mary HOLLAND, Dorothy BOWIE and by her brothers, Joseph and John. She is survived by her sisters Agnes (Leonard) O'CONNOR and Theresa (Lloyd) ABRAHAM. Entering the Sisters of Service in Toronto in 1945, she served in the Residence and Immigration Ministry in Toronto, Ontario, Halifax, Nova Scotia and Edmonton, Alberta. As a Registered Nurse she served in Health Care in Saint John's Hospital, Edson, Alberta and in Peace River Auxiliary Hospital in Peace River, Alberta. On retiring from the active ministry, she returned to the Motherhouse in Toronto and provided nursing support services to our Sisters at Scarborough Retirement Centre. Sister Rita will be remembered for her guidance and support for the young women in her care, her welcome and practical assistance to Newcomers to Canada, and her compassionate care for the sick and elderly. Wherever she served she found creative ways to assist the sick, the poor, the isolated and the lonely, bringing peace, tranquility and love to all. Friends may call at LaSalle Manor, 61 Fairfax Crescent, Scarborough, Ontario after 3: 30 p.m. on Friday, October 28, 2005 with a Vigil Service at 7: 00 p.m. Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated in the Chapel at LaSalle Manor at 1: 30 p.m., Saturday, October 29, 2005. lnterment will be in the Sisters of Service Plot in Mount Hope Cemetery, Toronto, Ontario. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Rosar-Morrison Funeral Home and Chapel, Toronto, Ontario.

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O'CONNOR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-11-02 published
O'CONNOR, Cecil Gregory "Greg" (July 23, 1926-October 29, 2005)
Loving companion of Helga. Cherished father of Susan (Ralph), David (Suzanne), Diane (Tom), Donald (Pam), Donna, Greg (Penny), and William (Josie). Loving grandfather of 12 and great-grandfather of 2. Burial to take place Saturday, November 5th at 10: 00 a.m. at Prospect Cemetery, 1450 St. Clair Ave. W.

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O'CONNOR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-03 published
O'CONNOR, Father Desmond
Father Desmond O'Connor, age 70 passed away peacefully at St. Joseph's Mother House in North Bay on Thursday, December 1st, 2005 surrounded by members of his loving family and Sisters of St. Joseph. Father O'CONNOR fought a very courageous battle with a rather aggressive cancer but he lived life to the fullest until the very end. Father O'CONNOR was born in Killaloe on February 14th, 1935. He attended St. Augustine's Seminary from 1954 until his ordination on May 11th, 1961. He was Parish Priest at Nativity Parish in Timmins from 1961 to 1971, at Holy Family Parish in Englehart from 1971 to 1973, at Our Mother of Perpetual Help in New Liskeard from 1972 to 1973, at Holy Name of Jesus Parish in Kirkland Lake from 1973 to 1981 and returned to Nativity Parish in Timmins from 1981 to 1994. Father Des was on sabbatical for 1994-1995 and then returned to Kirkland Lake and Englehart from 1995 until his retirement in June 2005. Father O'CONNOR was also an Associate of the Grey Sisters of Pembroke. Father O'CONNOR was predeceased by his brother Terence on June 3rd, 1962 his father Patrick on March 3rd, 1964 and his mother Ethel (née SULLIVAN) on March 24th, 1995. He is survived by his sister Margaret and husband Jim GLEASON of North Bay, brother Kevin and wife Maureen of Killaloe, sister Phyllis of North Bay (a Sister of St. Joseph), sister Colleen and husband Robert DODGE of New Liskeard, brother Jack and wife Patricia of Lac Labiche, Alberta. He will be sadly missed by his family, nieces, nephews, grand nieces, grand nephews and many Friends. The family will receive relatives and Friends at HolyName of Jesus Parish (corner of Kirkland St. and Lebel St.) in Kirkland Lake on Sunday, December 4, 2005 from 2: 00 to 5: 00 and 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Holy Name of Jesus Parish on Monday, December 5, 2005 at 11: 00 a.m. with Bishop Paul MARCHAND officiating. Father O'CONNOR will be laid to rest with his parents in the Kirkland Lake Cemetery in the spring of 2006. Donations in Father O'CONNOR's memory may be made to the charity of one's choice. Funeral Arrangements entrusted to: Monette and French Funeral Home 705-567-3565

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O'CONNOR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-12-09 published
O'CONNOR, James
Long time employee of Canada Post, passed away peacefully on Wednesday November 30th, 2005 at the age of 74. Uncle to many nieces and nephews, James will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by all who knew him. Friends may call at the Rosar Morrison Funeral Home and Chapel, 467 Sherbourne St. (south of Wellesley) from 9-11 a.m. on Saturday, December 10, 2005. A complete funeral service will be held in the Coach House Chapel on Saturday at 11: 00 a.m. Cremation to follow. Donations in James' memory to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

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OCOVICH o@ca.on.kent_county.wallaceburg.wallaceburg_courier_press 2005-03-09 published
BOHEZ, Willy Gaston
Willy Gaston BOHEZ a resident of Wallaceburg passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, March 6, 2005 at the age of 67. Willy was a retired owner of RBM Contractors who loved the outdoors, spending time with his nephews and was an avid woodworker and gardener. He is the son of Julia (DEWAELE) and the late Emiel BOHEZ. Beloved best friend and husband of Antoinette (BRAET.) Loving uncle and uncle-in-law of Linda OCOVICH and Koen VIAENE, Damien BRAET and Elizabeth WALLACE, Justin and Amanda BRAET and Julien, Gino and Mario BRAET. Dear great uncle of Emma and brother-in-law of Gerard and Janet MAHIEU- BRAET, Roger and Judith BRAET and the late Jose and Allette BRAET. Willy also a special friend of Nellie VANRUYMBEKE. A private family funeral will be held at the Haycock-Cavanagh Funeral Home, 409 Nelson Street in Wallaceburg for his close family and Friends. If desired, you are welcome to leave remembrances to the Canadian Cancer Society at the funeral home. (519) 627-3231.

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