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TUOMI o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-06-20 published
Of Maitland, Nova Scotia. Born in Summerside, Prince Edward Island She was a daughter of the late Walter and Blanche (LOCKE) LEFURGEY. At age seven she moved with the family to Western Canada. She grew up in Saskatoon and Regina. In 1942 she enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force and served in Canada and Gander, Newfoundland which was then "Overseas" After release from the Royal Canadian Air Force she was a member of the clerical staff at Naval Headquarters Ottawa. In 1948 she married F/L C.F. SANFORD and thereafter moved with her family on an average of every two years. Having lived in every province of Canada plus Belgium and the Netherlands, she settled in Maitland, Nova Scotia She was fond of animals and especially horses. In her youth she rode horseback quite extensively. Throughout her life her most dominant characteristic was her gregariousness. She loved to meet people, to learn about them, and to get to know them. No one was a stranger to her for more than several minutes. In later years her love of entertaining was sharply curtailed due to physical ailments. She is survived by husband Frank SANFORD; daughters, Frances Sanford SMITH (Kent,) Ottawa, Melissa SIPOS (John,) Maitland; grandchildren, Matthew and Christopher SMITH, Susan and Sam SIPOS; sisters, Helen TUOMI (Archie), Ottawa, Blanche, Regina; and brother, David (Shirley), British Columbia. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Ettinger Funeral Home, Shubenacadie, Nova Scotia 1-877-530-4930. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 21, 2005 at the Maitland United Church with K. Wayne Yorke L.M. officiating. A service for the Order of the Eastern Star will be held just prior to the service at the church. Interment will follow the funeral service, in Oak Island Cemetery. Donations in memory of Jean may be made to the Alzheimer Society. E-mail condolences may be sent to

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TUORI o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-11-13 published
VIEIRA, Leonardo " Leo" Gustavo
Peacefully, passed away at home, on Friday, November 11, 2005, at the age of 80 years. Leo, the beloved husband of Lilia (nee GAAN,) for 53 years. Dear and loving father of Antonia (Stephen LAW,) Patricia (John ANGELONI,) Bernie, and Leo (Regan.) Cherished Avo to Stephanie, Francesco, Nicholas, Christina, Gianluca and Olivia. Leo was born in Canton, China on November 23, 1924, and later settled in Hong Kong, where he and Lilia raised their beautiful family of four children. Upon retirement, Leo resettled his family in 1973 in Scarborough, where he resided until his passing. Throughout his life he was an avid sportsman and excelled in tennis, field hockey, softball, cricket, lawn bowls and golf. "Miss me a little... but not too long And not with your head bowed low Remember the love that once we shared Miss me, but let me go. For this is a journey we all must take And each must go alone It's all part of the Master's Plan A step on the road to Home" Visitation will be held at the "Scarborough Chapel" of McDougall and Brown, 2900 Kingston Rd. (east of St. Clair Ave. E.), 416-267-4656, on Tuesday, November 15 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass to be held at St. Boniface Church (Markham and Kingston Road) on Wednesday at 10 a.m. with reception to follow at the Church Hall. Private cremation. A special thanks to Dr. Chris TUORI. In lieu of flowers, donations in Leo's memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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TUOVINEN 2005-12-05 published
GUNN, Douglas " Doug" H.
With his family by his side at Woodstock General Hospital on Friday, December 2, 2005, Douglas "Doug" H. GUNN of Woodstock in his 86th year. Beloved husband of Marjorie J. GUNN (née PODGER) for nearly 60 years. Dear father of Nancy TUOVINEN and her husband Roy of Woodstock and Barb SCHRAM and her husband Russell of R.R.#6, Woodstock. Loved grandfather of David (Becky) and Adam. Dear brother of Harold GUNN and his wife Win of London, brother-in-law of Alice GUNN of Woodstock and Stanley PODGER of Scarborough and survived by his niece Cynthia (Jim) and by his nephew Bruce (Tammy) and Jim (Chris). Predeceased by his brother Ross and by his sister Winnifred PERRY. Doug was the oldest surviving member of Knox Presbyterian Church, Woodstock, served in the Canadian Armed Forces with the R.C.R. during World War 2, was a letter carrier with Canada Post for over 30 years and was involved for many years with the Woodstock Navy Vets. Friends may call at the R.D. Longworth Funeral Home, 845 Devonshire Ave., (539-0004) on Monday, December 5, 2005 from 7-9 p.m. where the complete funeral service will be held in the chapel on Tuesday at 3: 30 p.m. with Reverend John VAN VLIET officiating. Interment in the Presbyterian Cemetery. Contributions to the Presbyterian Cemetery or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. A legion service under the auspices of the Royal Canadian Legion Br. #55, Woodstock will be held at the funeral home on Monday evening at 6: 30 p.m. Online condolences at

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