McGUIRE o@ca.on.grey_county.artemesia.flesherton.the_flesherton_advance 2005-06-15 published
FISHER, Judy Lynn (née McGUIRE)
After a lengthy battle with cancer at the Grey Bruce Health Services, Markdale on Friday, June 10, 2005. Judy McGUIRE of Portlaw in her 40th year was the devoted wife of Bev FISHER and loving mother of Rebecca, Andrea and Monica all at home. Cherished daughter of Freda and Vern McGUIRE of Thornbury. Dear sister of Brenda DEACON (Ray BAXTER) of London and Dave (Irene) McGUIRE of Clarksburg. She will be loved and remembered by her nieces Karen, Heather, nephews, Ben, Iain, Kevin, great nephews, Bishop, Quinton and her many aunts, uncles, cousins, her in-law family and Friends. The family received Friends at the Fawcett Funeral Home, Flesherton, on Sunday, June 12. Service was held at the Gentle Shepherd Community Church, Eugenia on Monday, June 13. Cremation followed by interment Flesherton Cemetery. Memorial contributions to the Centre Grey Health Services Foundation, Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of your choice would be gratefully appreciated.
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McGUIRE o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-01-05 published
HOOD, Elmer (née McGUIRE)
Peacefully at the Grey Bruce Health Services, in Meaford on Monday, January 3rd, 2005, in his 81st year. Elmer J. HOOD, beloved husband of the late Jean HOOD (née McGUIRE.) The loving father of Lois HOOD. Fondly remembered by his many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents, James I. HOOD and his wife, Charlotte, his two brothers and his six sisters. Friends may call at the Breckenridge-Ashcroft funeral home on Thursday 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 Friday morning at 10: 00 a.m. A Vigil Service will be held at the funeral home on Thursday evening at 8: 30 p.m. Interment in Saint Mary's Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to either the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation or to the St. Michael's Cemetery Fund would be appreciated by the family
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McGUIRE o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-03-11 published
ELWARD, Barbara Jean (MORTON)
At Grey-Bruce Health Services, in Southampton, on Wednesday, March 9th, 2005, at the age of 75 years. The former Barbara MORTON, wife of Ron ELWARD, of Port Elgin. Mother of Jim NOBES, of Port Elgin and Barry NOBES and his fiancée, Leslie McGUIRE, of Oshawa. She is survived by six grandchildren and by her brothers and sisters. Friends may call at the W. Kent Milroy Port Elgin Chapel, 510 Mill Street, Port Elgin (Town of Saugeen Shores) from 1: 00 to 2: 00 p.m., on Saturday afternoon, March 12th. Funeral service will be conducted in the chapel, on Saturday at 2: 00 p.m., with Rev. Gordon WILLIAMS officiating. Memorial contributions to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. A reception with the family will be held in the Community Room of the funeral home following the service. Portrait and memorial online at www.milroyfuneralhomes.com
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McGUIRE o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-06-30 published
HINDLE, Marion Burnice (née REAR)
At Errinrung Nursing Home, in Thornbury, on Tuesday, June 28th, 2005 at the age of 82. Marion HINDLE, daughter of the late Joseph and Ada (SHERIDAN) REAR. Predeceased by her beloved husband, Melvin HINDLE, on July 20th, 2002. Loving mother of Merle and his wife Maxine, of Owen Sound; Sheila and her husband Doug CORNELL, of Thornbury; Brian and his wife Brenda, of Collingwood; Deborah and her husband Alvin SHAW, of Ravenna. Sadly missed grandmother of Kevin (Jennifer) CORNELL; Craig CORNELL; Gregory (Belinda PEARCE) and Erin HINDLE and Christopher SHAW. Predeceased by her brother Burton REAR and his wife Helen and an infant brother, Harold. Dear sister-in-law of Maude PETTY (late Elgin,) of Meaford Shirley HINDLE (late Wes,) of Holland Centre. Also predeceased by a sister-in-law, Eileen McGUIRE (late Clarence,) of Thornbury and a brother-in-law, Fred HINDLE, of Elmira. Loved aunt of many nieces and nephews and their families. Family will receive Friends at the Ferguson Funeral Home, The Valley Chapel, in Thornbury, on Thursday from 2: 00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Funeral and committal services will be conducted at Grace United Church, in Thornbury, on Friday, July 1st at 1: 30 p.m. Interment at Thornbury-Clarksburg Union Cemetery. As your expression of sympathy, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Meaford General Hospital Foundation would be appreciated.
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McGUIRE o@ca.on.kent_county.wallaceburg.wallaceburg_courier_press 2005-03-30 published
McGUIRE, J. Allan
Mr. J. Allan 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 Lara McGUIRE of Manitoba, Pat and Mary Lou McGUIRE and Mike and Suzzette McGUIRE all of Wallaceburg. Sadly missed by his grandchildren Teresa and Kevin COLEMAN, Pauline, Sherry, Joseph, Allan, 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. Visitation will be held at the Eric F. Nicholls Funeral Home, 639 Elgin Street, (519-627-2861) in Wallaceburg, on Tuesday, March 29, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held from the funeral home on Wednesday, March 30, 2005 at 10: 30 a.m. Interment in Riverview Cemetery, Wallaceburg. A legion memorial service will be 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. Allan McGUIRE.

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McGUIRE 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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McGUIRE o@ca.on.kent_county.wallaceburg.wallaceburg_courier_press 2005-05-18 published
VROMAN, Tamara " Tammy" (née ARMSTRONG)
Mrs. Tamara (Tammy) VROMAN a resident of Wallaceburg passed away on Thursday, May 12, 2005 at C.K.H.A. "Sydenham Campus", in Wallaceburg at the age of 55. Tammy was born in Chatham and was a daughter of the late George ARMSTRONG and the late Hilda LABADIE. She had resided in Wallaceburg all of her life and was an employee of Solus Manufacturing in Wallaceburg. Beloved wife of Willie VROMAN. Dear mother and mother-in-law of Sherry and Pat McGUIRE of Woodstock and Cindy and Ron WATSON of Wallaceburg. Sadly missed by 5 grandchildren. Kind sister and sister-in-law of Steve ARMSTRONG, Nicole and Brent HUNTER and Georgette and Jim KADA. Daughter-in-law of Regina (Courteau) VROMAN. Dear niece of Pearl FOSTER, Loretta MARTIN, Dianne DEDRICK and Sandra IRWIN. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. The late Tamara (Tammy) VROMAN rested at the Eric F. Nicholls Funeral Home, 639 Elgin Street in Wallaceburg until Monday, May 16, 2005 when funeral services were held in the chapel of the funeral home at 11 a.m. with Fr. Greg BONIN, Celebrant. Cremation to follow and the interment of ashes will take place at a later date. 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 Tamara (Tammy) VROMAN.

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McGUIRE o@ca.on.manitoulin.howland.little_current.manitoulin_expositor 2005-03-16 published
Thomas W. “Bert” McGUIRE
In loving memory of Thomas W. “Bert” McGUIRE who passed away at the age of 75 years on Saturday, March 12th, 2005 at his residence.
Beloved husband of Fleurette “Pinkie” (CORBY) McGUIRE of Sudbury.
Loving father of Debbie KOSCIELNIAK (husband Hank) of Mississauga, Vickie KAMINSKI of Sudbury, Lori SHEPPARD (husband Paul) of Windsor and Kelley PILEGGI (husband Tony) of Garson.
Cherished grandfather of Kerri, Kim, Krista Courtney, Taylor, Evan, Madison, Carson and Lauren, great grandchildren Matthew, Sydney and James. Dear son of Thomas William and Susan (COX) McGUIRE (predeceased.)
Dear brother of Sylvester (wife Doreen predeceased) of Sudbury, Iona MORRIS (husband Raymond) of Sheenboro, Quebec and Billy, predeceased. Sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. Memorial mass was held in Holy Redeemer Church, 1887 Bancroft Dr. Sudbury, Tuesday, March 15th, 2005 at 10 am. Cremation at the Parklawn Crematorium. Friends gathered at the church after 9: 45 am, Tuesday. Arrangements entrusted to the Jackson and Barnard Funeral Home.

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McGUIRE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-05-17 published
MAGOVERN, Anne (née PITT)
Anne MAGOVERN (PITT) died May 12th at the age of 102, at St. Joseph's Home in Richmond, Virginia with family and the Little Sisters of the Poor at her side. Anne was born in London, Ontario in 1902, the daughter of Sylvester and Mary Jane PITT. She was a graduate of St. Joseph's School of Nursing in London, Ontario. Predeceased by her loving husband Dr. Malcolm MAGOVERN in Saratoga Springs, New York. She was the beloved mother of Dr. Tom and Bruni MAGOVERN of Chevy Chase, Maryland, Dr. Malcolm and Linda MAGOVERN of Ashland, Virginia, Mary Anne and Dr. James O'NEILL of Naragansett, R.I. and Jane and Sam HANFORD of Brookline, Massachusetts. Anne is the sister of Fred and Mona PITT of London, Ontario. She was predeceased by her sister Helen and Dr. E. LOUGHLIN of London, sister Connie and Andy McGUIRE and Luke BRODERICK of Windsor, Ontario, Margaret and Roger DES ROSIERS of Windsor and London. Sister of Syl and Madeline PITT of London, Ontario. Sister of Jack and Mickey PITT of Windsor, Ontario. A funeral mass was celebrated in the chapel of St. Joseph's Home in Richmond with the family and the Little Sisters of the Poor in attendance. The Little Sisters of the Poor operate many nursing homes in the U.S.A. and Canada. Burial will take place at a later date in Saratoga Springs, New York.

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McGUIRE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-05-24 published
STEVENS, Margaret Bertina (née McGUIRE)
Margaret Bertina (McGUIRE) STEVENS, age 75, of Oil Springs, passed away Sunday, May 22, 2005 at Bluewater Health, C.E.E. Campus, Petrolia. Beloved wife of Glen STEVENS of Oil Springs. Loving mother of Jeffery and his wife Kim STEVENS of Tupperville. Dear grandmother of J.R. STEVENS, Crystal STEVENS, Jacob and Nicole WHITE/WHYTE. Survived by brothers Morley and Gerald, and sisters Leonore and Linda. Predeceased by her parents John and Jessie (FRY) McGUIRE. Friends will be received at Steadman Brothers Funeral Home, Brigden on Tuesday, May 24, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be conducted on Wednesday, May 25th at 11: 00 a.m. with Rev. Mark PERRY officiating. Interment Oil Springs Cemetery. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Canadian Cancer Society. Steadman Brothers 864-1193.

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McGUIRE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-08-01 published
Man shot, killed in crowded square
At least 1,000 people were partying, with lots of police around, when shots were fired.
Canadian Press
Toronto -- Hundreds of people dropped their drinks and kicked off their sandals and flip-flops to flee the scene after gunfire rang out at a jammed public square early yesterday.
It was one of three fatal but apparently unrelated shootings in a 12-hour span.
At least 1,000 people were partying at Dundas Square, a downtown gathering spot, at 4: 30 a.m. when the shooting happened, said Toronto police Staff Insp. Jeff McGUIRE.
"It was packed, it's safe to say wall-to-wall people," he said. "I'm sure you're going to fit more than 1,000 people there."
Hundreds of police officers were on the scene as part of stepped-up security deployed for large crowds, such as the weekend Caribana festival celebrating Caribbean culture, McGUIRE said.
Ajine STEWARD/STEWART/STUART, 24, of Mississauga, was arrested soon after the shooting and faces a charge of first-degree murder in the death of Dwayne TAILOR/TAYLOR, 21, of nearby Brampton, who died later in hospital.
McGUIRE added he couldn't understand why someone would commit such a crime in plain view of a substantial police presence and security cameras.
"I mean, we have police officers on horses, we have hundreds of police officers in uniform and (someone would) still choose to take someone's life."
McGUIRE said the square is popular most Saturday nights, but this week's had swelled exponentially due to the city's Caribana festival, which attracts hundreds of thousands of people from all over North America and the Caribbean.
But he was quick to add the shooting was not the result of the festival itself.
"Shooting people on Dundas (Street)... has nothing to do with Caribana, it has to do with a large crowd gathering after the event," he said.
In another case, the body of Umathevan THIYAGARAJAH, 26, of Toronto was found at a suburban intersection after gunfire was reported.
Elsewhere, Leroy WHITTAKER, 46, was shot through his Toronto apartment door.
No arrests have been made in those shootings, which follow a spurt of recent violence.

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McGUIRE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-10-14 published
KENSIT, Cyril George Charles
At University Hospital on Tuesday, October 11th, Cyril George Charles KENSIT, age 89, passed away with his family at his side. Survived by his loving wife Doris, son William (Christine) KENSIT, daughters Rhonda (Michael) FERRIS, Joan (Patrick) RYAN, Deanna CAMERON, daughter-in-law Jean KENSIT, sisters-in-law Helen JOHNSON, Betty KENSIT and Grace KENSIT, and brothers-in-law Bill WEST and James (Jean) THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON. Dear grandfather of Gillian and Mark BUTLER, Thomas KENSIT, Kerry FERRIS and great-grandfather of Rosina FERRIS, Amanda FERRIS, Colleen FERRIS, Hannah KENSIT, Deanna McGUIRE, Rosina McGUIRE, Cheryl McGUIRE and Corrine CAMERON. Predeceased by his first wife Rosene, grand_son Brent, and brothers Walter, Arthur and Leonard. Cyril served in World War 2 in the Royal Canadian Air Force in Squadron 413. He was a Flight Lieutenant - C.D. and a survivor of the Battle of Britain. He served in the Far East - India, Ceylon, Iraq, Egypt, Gibralter and the United Kingdom Cyril is a member of the Air Force Association, the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 317 and the Royal London Military Institute. Friends may call at the Lloyd R. Needham Funeral Chapel, 520 Dundas Street, London on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Legion and Funeral Service from the chapel on Monday at 1 p.m. with Rev. Charles SCOTT officiating. Interment Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Memorial donations to the Victorian Order of Nurses or the Sunshine Foundation would be appreciated. Tributes may be left at www.mem.com

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McGUIRE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-03-07 published
BEAUDRY, Wilfrid
Graduate of Business Administration, University of Western Ontario. Life Member, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario
Peacefully at Marianhill Residence, Pembroke, with his family by his side, on Saturday morning, March 5, 2005 in his 78th year. Wilfrid BEAUDRY of Cedar Brae Drive, Pembroke, beloved husband of Kathryn BEAUDRY (née McGUIRE.) Dear father of Anne BEAUDRY, Pembroke, and David BEAUDRY (Lidia,) Mississauga. Cherished grandfather of Erin, Brendan, Cameron and Evan. Predeceased by his brother James BEAUDRY. Wilfrid is survived by his brother-in-law Clarence McGUIRE (Aurore,) and sister-in-law Pam POITRAS and predeceased by his sister-in-law Leona HAMMOND. Wilfrid will be sadly missed by all his nieces and nephews. Relatives and Friends may call at the Murphy Funeral Home, 296 Isabella Street, Pembroke, on Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and on Monday after 9: 30 a.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday morning March 7, at 11 o'clock in Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Pembroke. Interment St. Columba's Cemetery. Thank you to those of you in Marianhill who treated Wilfrid with kindness, gentleness, patience and dignity. In memory of Wilfrid, donations to Marianhill Residence would be appreciated by the family. Condolences and tributes may be made to www.murphyfuneralhome.ca.

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McGUIRE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-07-06 published
WINDISCHMANN, Luisa (MAYER)
Born February 19, 1907, in Ajka, Hungary, died peacefully on July 4, 2005, in Toronto, at the age of 98. She was a talented cook, seamstress, and gardener, with a very strong work ethic. Luisa was a longtime resident of Windsor, then Cambridge, Ontario. More recently, she lived at Greenview Lodge in Toronto. Orphaned in infancy, she was predeceased by her infant daughter Iren, by her sister Iren KECKES, by her beloved husband of 65 years, John (1989), and sadly by her devoted son Dez (1995). Luisa was the proud grandmother of Karen (David SUYDAM,) Liis, and Cheryl, a dear mother-in-law to Fran (McGUIRE,) and, a loving great-grandmother to Jaime and Kaleigh SUYDAM. She will be dearly missed by Fran's extended family, by the Vasarhelyi family, and by all who affectionately knew her as Grandma Luisa. The family is extremely grateful to Linda DAVIDSON, Jill RAINE, and all the dedicated staff at Greenview Lodge, for their care and kindness. 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 Thursday, July 7. A funeral service will be held in the chapel on Friday, July 8 at 11 o'clock. Family interment at 2: 30 p.m. at Mountview Cemetery in Cambridge. If desired, donations to your charity of choice would be appreciated by the family.

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McGUIRE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-08-01 published
Homicide toll climbs to 38 after weekend shootings
Four dead in separate incidents in the Greater Toronto Area within less than 12 hours
By Timothy APPLEBY, Monday, August 1, 2005, Page A7
Toronto's homicide total for the year climbed to 38 yesterday after three disparate gunshot slayings in different corners of the city within less than 12 hours.
And just north of the city, Peel Region police were investigating the Greater Toronto Area's fourth homicide of the weekend after a woman was found suffering "severe trauma" in a basement apartment in Brampton.
In Toronto, one killing occurred shortly before dawn, as thousands of post-Caribana celebrants milled on downtown Yonge Street, and was witnessed by a police officer who chased and captured the alleged gunman nearby. Panicked onlookers fled as the gunfire erupted.
The three Toronto homicides came on the heels of a blood-soaked 48 hours less than a week earlier, when seven people were wounded in six different gun incidents that were also apparently unrelated.
The weekend violence took place just days after Statistics Canada released its annual crime report for 2004, which showed that the Greater Toronto Area had the lowest crime rate of any major Canadian city last year, with an 8.6 per cent reduction over The number of murders in Toronto dropped by 3 per cent last year, dipping to 64, even as the rate rose nationwide. (In 1991, the Toronto figure was 89, a record high.)
Together, those seemingly contrary trends suggest that while the city overall may be safer than a few years ago, the opposite holds true within the underworld, where by every measure there are more firearms available than ever before, notably handguns smuggled in from the United States.
"The biggest concern is, the number of people out there who know people who are carrying guns," Staff Insp. Jeff McGUIRE, who heads the homicide squad, said yesterday. "We need people to come forward and work with us so we can get them off the street."
The first of the weekend's slayings occurred in North York Saturday afternoon, when police were summoned by a 911 call from a 10-year-old boy living in a high-rise apartment on Flemington Road, close to where one of last weekend's shootings occurred.
Inside the apartment was Leroy WHITTAKER, 46, shot dead by bullets fired through the closed front door, apparently after a knock.
Two men seen loitering in the corridor a short while before the shooting are being sought.
As to whether Mr. WHITTAKER was the intended victim, "we don't know because the shooters themselves would not have known who was on the other side," Staff Insp. McGUIRE said.
"We're simply fortunate that the 10-year-old lad was not in the way."
Next to die, shortly before midnight Saturday, was Umathevan THIYAGARAJAH, 26, found in the well-lit parking lot of a small strip mall at Finch and Warden avenues in Scarborough.
Mr. THIYAGARAJAH, who appeared to have had no previous dealings with police, had been shot several times and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Several men were spied near where his body was found. Police yesterday urged any witnesses: to come forward.
Finally, at around 4: 30 a.m. yesterday, came the gunfire at Yonge and Dundas streets, killing Dwayne TAILOR/TAYLOR, 21, of Brampton, who died later in hospital.
Ajine STEWARD/STEWART/STUART, 24, of Mississauga, was arrested soon after the shooting and faces a charge of first-degree murder.
In Brampton, police responded to a 911 call about 1 p.m. yesterday after a man who was seen walking naked in the Williams Parkway and McLaughlin Road area said a crime had been committed.
Officers later discovered a 21-year-old woman "suffering from severe trauma to the head" in a nearby basement apartment, Constable Jennifer BRYER said.
The woman died of her injuries in hospital.
Police are treating her death as a homicide and have arrested the man, but he has not been charged. They say the man and woman knew each other.
Staff Insp. McGUIRE stressed that Toronto's weekend Caribana festivities appear not to have had any connection to the violence.
While much of the crowd packed into Dundas Square had been celebrating Caribana, he noted, the festival itself was by then long over and was almost entirely trouble-free.
"This had nothing to do with Caribana, it's a very unfortunate incident, I'm sure the people associated with Caribana just shake their heads."

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McGUIRE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-01 published
ENGLER, Brigitte " Gitty"
Peacefully, at North York Seniors' Centre, on December 25, 2004 in her 85th year. Predeceased by her beloved husband Fritz (Sr.) in 1998. Loving mother of Britta BARNES (Toronto) and Fritz (Jr.) and his wife Siegrid (Mississauga). Grandmother of Christopher and his wife Erin, and Stephanie. Predeceased by her sister Liselotte McGUIRE (Florida) in 1994. Family and Friends will be received on Tuesday, January 4, 2005 from 1-2 p.m. at the York Visitation, Chapel and Reception Centre, 160 Beecroft Road (at North York Blvd., 416-221-3404). Memorial Service to follow at 2 o'clock. Cremation has taken place with later interment at York Cemetery. If desired, donations may be made to the North York General Hospital Foundation (specifically Seniors' Health Centre) or to a charity of your choice. Special thanks to the staff of the Seniors' Health Centre for their compassionate care.

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McGUIRE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-26 published
ANDERSON, Ronald McGUIRE
Peacefully, at Bridgepoint Health Centre, Toronto, on Wednesday, January 19, 2005, in his 76th year. Dear father of Ronald Roy ANDERSON (Kathi BEANE) of Florida. Also lovingly remembered by his good Friends at the Good Neighbours Club.

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McGUIRE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-01 published
KENNEDY, Doris Therese (née McGUIRE)
B.A. (Queen's), M.A. Education (Ottawa University)
Retired Social Worker, Teacher and Guidance Counsellor. At home peacefully after a long and happy life on Sunday, January 30, 2005, at the age of 91. Beloved wife of the late P.J. KENNEDY. Adoring daughter of the late Catherine HEALEY, and the late Hugh McGUIRE. Cherished mother of 2 daughters, Roseanne HART, Mary Colleen HAMMOND, and 4 sons Patrick James, John Albert, Thomas Vernon, and Louis Joseph. Loving grandmother of 1 granddaughter Christine HART, and 10 grand_sons John HART, Michael, Sean, Jason, Stephen, James and Andrew KENNEDY, and Daniel, John and Patrick HAMMOND. Dear great-grandmother of 3 great-grandchildren Chanel, Avryl, and Brianna. Friends may call at McEvoy-Shields Funeral Homes, 235 Kent St. from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday. A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Isidore Church (South March) on Thursday at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at Parish Cemetery. In memoriam, donations to the St. Isidore Refugee Family Sponsorship would be appreciated by the family.

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McGUIRE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-14 published
McGUIRE, Patrick Joseph
Passed away peacefully, at Scarborough General Hospital, on Saturday, February 12, 2005, in his 73rd year. Predeceased by his wife Angela DEVITT. Beloved spouse of Jean MEDLAND. Dear father and father-in-law of Thomas McGUIRE and Roula SAHYOUN, Johnny and Donna McGUIRE, Barbara and Gord HARDY, and Patrick and Lynn McGUIRE. Loving grandfather to Shannon, Angie, Ryan, Dylan, Brandon, Kate, Jackie, Garrett, and Evan. He will be greatly missed by his family and Friends. In honour of Pat's wishes, there will not be a funeral service. Condolences may be sent by email to: tdmcguire@sympatico.ca

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McGUIRE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-15 published
Woman's accused killer stalked her, police say
The man wanted in the execution-style killing of a Toronto woman was her former boyfriend and had threatened her, police confirmed yesterday.
Szilvia VERES, 35, was shot dead on Friday just before 6 p.m. when she and her husband, Miklos KEMENCZY, were ambushed in the underground parking garage of an apartment building on Brookbanks Dr., near York Mills Rd. and the Don Valley Parkway in North York.
KEMENCZY, 46, was wounded trying to protect his wife. He was taken to hospital and is recovering from surgery.
A warrant has been issued for the arrest of John KOVACS, 52. He was last seen in a silver 1999 Honda with Ontario licence plate 149 WRX, police said.
"It was a short relationship that ended in March of 2004," said Jeff McGUIRE, staff inspector with Toronto's homicide squad. "The accused was unhappy with this and over the course of the past year has continued to harass and stalk (the victim)."
Last year KOVACS was charged with four counts of criminal harassment and one count of threatening death, police said.
McGUIRE said he believes KOVACS could still be in the Toronto area but that he also has contacts in Vancouver and Nova Scotia. He is considered armed and dangerous, police said.
Anyone with information pertaining to the case is urged to contact the homicide squad at 416-808-7400 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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McGUIRE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-03-15 published
MASTERSON, Patricia Ann " Cissy"
Suddenly on Sunday, March 13, 2005 at home, in her 76th year. Beloved wife of the late Robert. Loving mother of Roberta and Scott MacBEAN. Cherished Granny to her little Prince Nicholas. Survived by her sister and brother-in-law Jean and Jimmy McGUIRE of Mississauga and by her brother-in-law Colin McLACHLAN of Tillsonburg. Predeceased by sisters and brothers: Catherine, Jim, Sadie and Hugh. Will be sadly missed by her many nieces, nephews and Friends. Family and Friends will be received at the "Brampton Chapel" of Scott Funeral Home, 289 Main St. N. (south of Vodden St.) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday, March 16, 2005. A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, March 17, 2005, in the Funeral Home Chapel at 11 a.m. Interment Assumption Catholic Cemetery. Donations in Patricia's memory may be directed to the Hospital for Sick Children.

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McGUIRE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-01 published
McGUIRE, Mary Ellen
Peacefully following a brief and sudden illness on Tuesday, March 29, 2005. Ellen (Nell) of Glasgow, Scotland, loving wife of Michael and most devoted and cherished mother of Michelle and Craig. Her strength and encouragement made them who they are today. Proud soon to be mother-in-law of Felise. Ellen will be sadly missed by her two sisters Pat and Maureen (Mauna). Cherished aunt to Geoffrey and Maureen. She will be fondly remembered by her family and Friends here and in Scotland, also Mac, her beloved pet dog. Nell will be remembered as a loyal and genuine friend to many. The family will receive Friends at the Ogden Funeral Home, 4164 Sheppard Ave. East, Agincourt (east of Kennedy Rd.) on Saturday from 7-9 p.m. and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Mass at St. Barnabas Church, 10 Washburn Way, Scarborough on Monday at 10: 30 a.m.

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McGUIRE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-05-04 published
McGUIRE, Donald Gerald
Peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family, Donald passed away on May 2nd, 2005. Beloved husband of Jean, his wife for 52 years. Mourned by their children Mike, Dan (Ramona), Glenn (Kathy) and Erin (Mike MATTINA) and his eight grandchildren David, Christopher, Nicholas, Gregory, Marissa, Matthew, Sarah and Hayley. He is also survived by his sister Geraldine McGUIRE and his foster family, the Robertsons - Wally, Joan, Helen, Bob, Peter, Mary and Margaret. Predeceased by his parents David and Beatrice McGUIRE as well as foster parents Jim and Mary ROBERTSON, brothers Jim, Jack and sister Glenda. He loved his families but God chose to call him now to a better place and so he goes. May our beloved Father take him to His arms and treasure him. Visitation will be held at the Ward Funeral Home, 109 Reynolds Street, Oakville, 905-844-3221 on Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be on Friday at 10 a.m. at St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church, 181 Sewell Dr., Oakville.

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McGUIRE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-05-25 published
LOFTERS, Raphael Asley
Suddenly on May 19, 2005 at the New Horizons Tower Retirement Home. Born in Jamaica, Asley moved to Canada in 1962 and worked in both Port Credit and Calgary in the oil industry as a technician. He was a long-standing member of the Jarvis Street Baptist Church in Toronto. He is survived by his siblings Beryl KIRVEN and Osbourne LOFTERS, sons Harry McINTOSH, Peter LOFTERS, Philip LOFTERS, daughter Sophia LOFTERS- McGUIRE and ex-wife Grace LOFTERS. He will be missed by his grandchildren Adrienne, Calvin, Russell, Richard, Tiffany, Chosen, Renee and Kadian. Resting at the Cardinal Funeral Home, 715 Dovercourt Road in Toronto on Friday, May 27, 2005 from 7-9 p.m. Memorial Services will take place on Saturday, May 28, 2005 at 11 a.m., from the Jarvis Street Baptist Church, 130 Gerrard Street East at the corner of Jarvis and Gerrard. Contributions to the Jarvis Street Baptist Church or the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

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McGUIRE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-07-06 published
WINDISCHMANN, Luisa (MAYER)
Born February 19, 1907, in Ajka, Hungary, died peacefully on July 4, 2005, in Toronto, at the age of 98. She was a talented cook, seamstress, and gardener, with a very strong work ethic. Luisa was a longtime resident of Windsor, then Cambridge, Ontario. More recently, she lived at Greenview Lodge in Toronto. Orphaned in infancy, she was predeceased by her infant daughter Iren, by her sister Iren KECKES, by her beloved husband of 65 years, John (1989), and sadly by her devoted son Dez (1995). Luisa was the proud grandmother of Karen (David SUYDAM,) Liis, and Cheryl, a dear mother-in-law to Fran (McGUIRE,) and, a loving great-grandmother to Jaime and Kaleigh SUYDAM. She will be dearly missed by Fran's extended family, by the Vasarhelyi family, and by all who affectionately knew her as Grandma Luisa. The family is extremely grateful to Linda DAVIDSON, Jill RAINE, and all the dedicated staff at Greenview Lodge, for their care and kindness. 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 Thursday, July 7. A funeral service will be held in the chapel on Friday, July 8 at 11 o'clock. Family interment at 2: 30 p.m. at Mountview Cemetery in Cambridge. If desired, donations to your charity of choice would be appreciated by the family.

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McGUIRE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-08-01 published
Shootings 'spike' as 3 slain
Police downplay violence as third victim shot to death
Man gunned down through closed door of his apartment
By Sikander Z. HASHMI and Bob MITCHELL, Staff Reporters
Three fatal shootings in 12 hours have jolted the city and left a neighbourhood in fear, but police are downplaying the most recent rash of violence.
"When a spike like that happens in the year, we have to remember that this stuff does level out over the average year," Toronto police Staff Insp. Jeff McGUIRE told a news conference yesterday.
Besides the two fatal shootings Saturday, a man was shot dead yesterday at Yonge-Dundas Square at Yonge and Dundas Sts.
The first shooting death, the city's 36th homicide of the year, occurred Saturday afternoon on Flemington Rd., near Lawrence Ave. and Allen Rd., in an area that saw two shootings last week. Police do not believe the incidents are related.
Leroy WHITTAKER, 46, was gunned down as he came to answer the door at his Lawrence Heights apartment. A 10-year-old boy inside the apartment, whose relationship to the victim police wouldn't disclose, called 911. Police say the shots were fired through the closed door and do not know if WHITTAKER was the intended victim.
"The aggravating factor obviously in this case is first of all the indiscriminate use of a firearm, firing through the door of the apartment when there was really no way to know who was on the other side," said McGUIRE.
Police are looking for two men between the ages of 25 and 30. One is tall with a thin build and was wearing a white do-rag on his head. The other is shorter than the first suspect and has a stocky build.
"I can't believe someone would go kill that poor innocent man," said a former neighbour. "He's so innocent. That man give trouble to no one."
Yesterday, police tape blocked off an area marked by a large dried bloodstain in front of the victim's apartment as two officers kept watch. Drops of dried blood marked the stairs leading to the floor.
Fearful neighbours barely raised their voices as they spoke about what happened.
A nearby neighbour, who also didn't want to be identified, trembled as she recounted Saturday's events. She had just returned from shopping and had noticed two men standing outside the victim's door. A few minutes later, shots rang out, followed by sirens.
There is no way she can continue to live in the area, she said.
"I'm outta here," said the 46-year-old. "I don't care how, (even) if I have to go to a shelter. I'm not living here."
Candice HEWSTON, 21, a mother of three young children who lives four doors away from the crime scene, was scared and said she had been looking to move before Saturday's incident due to violence in the past.
Over on Dorney Court, the scene of the two shootings last week, there was as much frustration as fear.
"It's just ridiculous," said a mother of three who refused to be identified. "Nobody feels safe around here any more.
"I don't care about myself, but my kids, they have to go through that, you know. It's traumatizing for them."
In the second homicide of the weekend, a 26-year-old man from Sri Lanka, gunned down late Saturday night in a Scarborough parking lot, may have been shot moments after leaving a bank machine.
Police discovered the body of Umathevan THIYAGARAJAH when they arrived at the scene at the rear of a professional building at the northeast corner of Warden and Finch Aves.
It's too early to comment on what may have led to THIYAGARAJAH's slaying, said McGUIRE. " There was a group of people around and something may have happened."
McGUIRE said police received a call about 11: 50 p.m. on Saturday that gunshots had been heard at the location, which is directly across from Bridlewood Mall.
"In the parking lot they found the victim lying on the ground, obviously badly injured and there were four or five people standing around at the time who have all been interviewed," McGUIRE said.
Police said THIYAGARAJAH wasn't known to them and that he lived in Scarborough.
McGUIRE said he was found at the base of a light standard in the well-lit parking lot.
"It's an area known for people to congregate in the evenings, hanging around," McGUIRE said. "In particular it's our understanding there were a number of people standing at the bus stop at Warden and Finch.... We expect they would have been in position to see or hear something which may add to the investigation, and we would ask that they also come forward."
Yellow police tape cordoned off the entire strip mall yesterday, including a large parking lot at the rear of the four-storey professional building at 3420 Finch Ave. E., which houses many medical and dental offices.
More than a dozen evidence markers had been placed in an area of the parking lot immediately in front of the entrance to several automated teller machines at a Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce bank as forensic investigators meticulously examined the parking lot for clues.
Police said they were also checking to see if any of the businesses in the area had video surveillance that may have captured the shooting.

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McGUIRE 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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McGUIRE 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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McGUIRE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-09-17 published
McGUIRE, Brian James
Peacefully at Redcliffe Hospital in Queensland, Australia on Monday, September 5, 2005, in his 65th year. son of the late Joseph and Elizabeth. Loving brother of Madeleine VANDERKOLFF and the late David. He will be missed by Friends in Australia and Toronto, especially members of the High Park Ski Club. Funeral service took place at Tallowwood Chapel, Deception Bay on Friday, September 9.

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McGUIRE 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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McGUIRE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-09-23 published
McGUIRE, J. Christina (née WRIGHT)
(December 20, 1923-September 19, 2005)
(Retired Employee of Ingersoll Rand). Passed away peacefully, at home, surrounded by her family, after a short but valiant battle with cancer. Predeceased by her husband Douglas. She is survived by her daughters Shirley and Joyce, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sisters Alma THURSTON and Etta MILLIGEN, and nieces and nephews. Will be sadly missed by longtime companion Howard MORENZ Jr. A private family service will be held on Saturday, September 24th in Farnham, Quebec.'Til we meet again Mom

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McGUIRE 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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McGUIRK o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-21 published
SPICER, Michael John
Died peacefully, at Huntsville District Memorial Hospital, on Saturday, February 19, 2005, after a courageous battle with cancer, at the age of 90. Dearly loved husband and best friend of 37 years to Doreen (née McGUIRK.) Father of Lynda RAINFORD and her husband Garth of Bolton, and Gary and his wife Joanne of Kitchener. Grandpa to Jennifer, Emily, Chris, Kelly, and the late George. Mike served for five years in the Royal Canadian Navy and the Royal Navy during World War 2. He retired from Bell Canada in Toronto in 1979, after thirty-three years of service. After retirement, Mike and Doreen travelled each year between Ontario and Florida. A special thank you to Dr. John REA of Huntsville for his compassionate care. In keeping with Mike's wishes, cremation has taken place. Friends will be received at the Reynolds Funeral Home "Turner Chapel" in Bracebridge, on Friday, February 25, 2005 from 12: 00 noon until time of Service at 1: 00 p.m. Flowers are gratefully declined. If desired, donations in Mike's memory may be made to the Huntsville District Memorial Hospital or the Canadian Cancer Society.

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McGURGIN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-21 published
WEST, Reta Sophia
Passed away peacefully at the Crockford Wing of Scarborough General Hospital early Sunday morning, February 20, 2005, in her 88th year. Predeceased by her beloved husband Frank. Reta leaves behind her devoted daughter Sharon (CHAPMAN) and her husband Gordon of Scarborough as well as her dear son Dennis and his wife Helen of Gormley. She will be deeply missed by her grandchildren Kara (McGURGIN) and her husband Joe, Jeff CHAPMAN, as well as Kristina and Andy WEST. She is survived by her sisters-in-law Eileen CHISHOLM of Saskatoon and her husband Mel; and Leta GILL of Scarborough. The family would like to thank the nurses at Scarborough General Hospital as well as the staff of Cedarbrook Lodge. In particular we would like to thank Muriel FORTE, her soulmate, for her constant support, as well as her table companions Hermine, Arnold and Veronica. Friends and family are welcome to visit at the "Scarborough Chapel" of McDougall and Brown, 2900 Kingston Road, (east of St. Clair Ave. E.) on Tuesday, February 22 from 6-9 p.m. Chapel service on Wednesday at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at Resthaven Memorial Gardens. Donations to the Alzheimer Society would be greatly appreciated by her family.

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McGURK o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-20 published
McGURK, Mary Elizabeth (DOLAN)
Peacefully in her 90th year after a short illness at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Barrie on Friday, February 18, 2005. Predeceased by her husband Michael and daughter Patricia KILLEAVY. Loving mother of Sr. Margaret Mary (C.S.J.,) Kathleen DUNBAR, Maureen CARLI (Enzo.) Devoted grandmother to Michael KILLEAVY, Colleen VESCI (Joe), Mary KILLEAVY (Joe O'HARA), Christopher KILLEAVY, Linda DUNBAR, Peter DUNBAR (Brenda), Dan CARLI, Anne Marie CARLI, Robert CARLI (Bridget HUNT,) Gregory CARLI (Dympna SCULLION) and 12 dearly beloved great-grandchildren. Loving sister of Kitty INGLIS, Eileen BOUTET, Bill DOLAN, Terry PATTERSON and Helen WADE. Sister-in-law of Margaret McGURK. Friends may call at the Steckley-Gooderham Funeral Home, 705-721-1211, 201 Minet's Point Road at Yonge Street, Barrie on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and again on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held from Saint John Vianney Parish on Tuesday, February 22 at 11: 00 a.m. Interment Mount Peace Cemetery, Mississauga. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Scarborough Foreign Missions would be appreciated. Condolences may be forwarded through www.steckleygooderham.com

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McGURK o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-21 published
WILSON, Maxine C.
The sudden passing of Maxine (Max) WILSON at the Maples Apartments, 20 Carlton, Toronto, February 13, 2005, is announced with deepest sorrow. Max will be lovingly remembered by many Friends and relatives, including brother Morton (Mort;) niece, Jean McGURK (Terry) nephews, John WILSON (Cathy) and F.S. (Ted) WILSON; nieces, Mary MARTIN, Donna and Debbie WILSON, Kathleen KOZAK; nephews, Dean, David, Douglas and Dan WILSON; Bob MARTIN and David and Shawn McGURK. Sadly missed by her longtime Friends Sandy MARTIN and Louise HALL. Maxine was predeceased by her parents Lillie and Stanley WILSON, sister Jean MARTIN, and brothers Jack and Harold WILSON. In earlier years Max was prominent in sports events at Kitchener-Waterloo Collegiate. Upon graduation she attended Waterloo College and the University of Toronto. She served on the Winnipeg Library staff, then on the staff of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (Toronto) for many years. Maxine was loved by all who knew her, including residents and staff at "the Maples", and the staff at her favourite restaurant "Fran's", College Street (Toronto.) Many thanks to Dr. Lou MASON of Toronto. A Memorial Service will take place in Milton, Ontario, to be announced at a later date. Arrangements entrusted through the J. Scott Early Funeral Home, Milton (905) 878-2669.

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McGURK o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-08-15 published
McGURK, John Francis " Frank" (1914-2005)
Peacefully at Queen's Garden Hamilton after a life well lived, on Friday, August 12, 2005, in his 92nd year. Beloved husband of the late Nellie FLYNN (1989,) and the late Sandra Della SIEGA (2004.) Cherished father of Diane CULLEN and her husband Jim, and Donna McGUINNESS of Toronto. Proud grandfather of Gerry (Linda,) Michael (Julie), Pat (Colleen), and Peggy CULLEN, Cindy BINGHAM (Mike) and Patricia WIEMER (Kevin.) Doting great-grandfather of Meaghan, Kathleen, Molly, Rachael, and Abbey CULLEN and Brittany, Meaghan and Jesse WIEMER. Survived by his sister Theresia McCAFFREY, and by his sisters-in-law Bea McGURK, Joan GALLAGHER, Esther OLMOND, Jean DRAKE, Ann SUTTON, and Helen SPIERENBURG, and brothers-in-law Dan OLMOND and Dan GALLAGHER. Also lovingly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Frank retired from the Otis Elevator Co. with 35 years of service, which included production of Bofur guns during the war. He served many years on the Board of Directors of Hamilton Community Credit Union, and also on the Board of the Victoria Curling Club to which he was granted a lifetime membership. He was also a faithful usher at St. Charles Garnier Catholic Church. The family wishes to express deep gratitude to the staff at Queen's Garden for their loving care. The family will receive Friends at the P.X. Dermody Funeral Home, 7 East Avenue South, Hamilton, (905-572-7900) on Monday, August 15 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. with Vigil Prayers at 7 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be offered at St. Charles Garnier Catholic Church, (Hughson Ave., South at Augusta), Hamilton, on Tuesday, August 16 at 11 a.m. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

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McGURN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-26 published
BELL, Teresa (née McGURN)
Peacefully at home on Sunday, January 23, 2005 in her 79th year. Wife of the late Gordon and sister of the late Justin McGURN. Sadly missed by her goddaughter Denise McCAFFERTY and family. Teresa taught for many years at St. Anselm's School. Friends may call at Heritage Funeral Centre, 50 Overlea Blvd., 416-423-1000, on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Edith Stein Church, 16 Thorncliffe Park Dr. on Friday at 10 a.m. Interment Mount Hope Cemetery.

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