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VORD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-03-01 published
SIMPSON, Harland Alfred " Harley"
Passed away Sunday, February 27, 2005, at home, in his 75th year. Harley was the cherished husband of Jean (ne VAN DER VORD,) son of the late Mildred and Harold SIMPSON and brother of Donald. He will be greatly missed by his children Jennifer (Pat BYERS,) Peter (Diane PAP,) Ann WICKS (Brian,) and Linda ROOTE (Kevin) and his grandchildren Matthew, Richard, Amanda, Adam, Josie, Spencer, Brittany and Ashley. Many other relatives and Friends, including Ross FREESTONE and Helen and Neil FIELD will also remember Harley fondly.
Harley and Jean enjoyed a lifetime together. They met in kindergarten Harley proposed at age 14 and they were married for 51 happy years. Even in his last days, Harley was worrying about how his "bride" was feeling. Aside from his family, Harley loved his cottage, his car, his grass, his workshop and a good game of cards. He was a successful businessman who served as a mentor for many individuals along the way. Harley was a man to be counted on when help was needed. Thanks to Doctors KHAN, BARNES and PARKER, V.J., ROBINS and all the others who helped Harley over the past months. You are truly credits to your professions. Family and Friends will be received at the 'Scarborough Chapel' of McDougall & Brown, 2900 Kingston Road (1 block east of St. Clair Ave. E.), on Tuesday, March 1, 2005 from 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the chapel on Wednesday, March 2, 2005 at 2 p.m. Donations in Harley's name may be made to the Salvation Army or the charity of your choice.

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VORD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-03-01 published
SIMPSON, Harland Alfred " Harley"
Passed away Sunday February 27, 2005, at home, in his 75th year. Harley was the cherished husband of Jean (ne VAN DER VORD,) son of the late Mildred and Harold SIMPSON and brother of Donald. He will be greatly missed by his children Jennifer (Pat BYERS,) Peter (Diane PAP,) Ann WICKS (Brian,) and Linda ROOTE (Kevin) and his grandchildren Matthew, Richard, Amanda, Adam, Josie, Spencer, Brittany and Ashley. Many other relatives and Friends, including Ross FREESTONE and Helen and Neil FIELD will also remember Harley fondly. Harley and Jean enjoyed a lifetime together. They met in kindergarten; Harley proposed at age 14 and they were married for 51 happy years. Even in his last days, Harley was worrying about how his "bride" was feeling. Aside from his family, Harley loved his cottage, his car, his grass, his workshop and a good game of cards. He was a successful businessman who served as a mentor for many individuals along the way. Harley was a man to be counted on when help was needed. Thanks to Doctors KHAN, BARNES and PARKER, V.J., ROBINS and all the others who helped Harley over the past months. You are truly credits to your professions. Family and Friends will be received at the McDougall and Brown Funeral Home "Scarborough Chapel", 2900 Kingston Rd. (one block east of St. Clair Ave. E.) on Tuesday March 1, 2005 from 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Wednesday March 2, 2005 at 2 p.m. Donations in Harley's name may be made to the Salvation Army or the charity of your choice.

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VORG o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-12-07 published
JARRETT, Merrick (1924-2005)
Following a lifetime filled with music and joy, Merrick died peacefully in Peterborough, Ontario, December 6, 2005, a year after the death of his dear Mary. He will always be loved by his sister, Sheila, and his three children, Linda (David WHITFIELD,) Stephen (Theresa MORRISSEY,) and Kate (John HART.) " Muk" was very proud of his eight grandchildren, Lindsay and Andrew WHITFIELD Adam, Michael and Peter JARRETT; and Terry, Martha and Rachel HART. He will also be missed by his nieces and nephews, Brian, Robin, Kim, Andrew and Rob. Merrick JARRETT was a singer of folk songs, piper and yodeller extraordinaire. His mother, Sassa, instilled in him a love of folk music at an early age. He began performing on radio station VORG in Newfoundland, and continued with programs on CKEY, CHUM and CFRB in Toronto, as well as a number of Canadian Broadcasting Corporation radio series. He made a number of recordings, and performed at various folk clubs and festivals, including Mariposa. Thousands of children were introduced to folk music through his concerts in schools and libraries across Canada. For 17 years he taught folk music at Conrad Grebel College, University of Waterloo. Merrick was the recipient of the 2002 Kitchener-Waterloo Arts Award (Music). Family and Friends are invited to share memories of Merrick's life on Friday, December 9, 2005 at the Sunshine Centre, 141 Father David Bauer Drive, Waterloo, Ontario, from 3: 00-6:00 p.m. To honour both Mary and Merrick, a donation to Lisaard House, 990 Speedsville Rd., Cambridge, Ontario N3H 4R6, would be appreciated. "It sounds an echo in my soul, How can I keep from singing?"

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VORG o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-12-07 published
JARRETT, Merrick (1924-2005)
Following a lifetime filled with music and joy, Merrick died peacefully in Peterborough, Ontario, December 6, 2005, a year after the death of his dear Mary. He will always be loved by his sister, Sheila, and his three children, Linda (David WHITFIELD,) Stephen (Theresa MORRISSEY,) and Kate (John HART.) " Muk" was very proud of his eight grandchildren, Lindsay and Andrew WHITFIELD Adam, Michael and Peter JARRETT; and Terry, Martha and Rachel HART. He will also be missed by his nieces and nephews, Brian, Robin, Kim, Andrew and Rob.
Merrick JARRETT was a singer of folk songs, piper and yodeller extraordinaire. His mother, Sassa, instilled in him a love of folk music at an early age. He began performing on radio station VORG in Newfoundland, and continued with programs on CKEY, CHUM and CFRB in Toronto, as well as a number of Canadian Broadcasting Corporation radio series. He made a number of recordings, and performed at various folk clubs and festivals, including Mariposa. Thousands of children were introduced to folk music through his concerts in schools and libraries across Canada. For 17 years he taught folk music at Conrad Grebel College, University of Waterloo. Merrick was the recipient of the 2002 Kitchener-Waterloo Arts Award (Music).
Family and Friends are invited to share memories of Merrick's life on Friday, December 9, 2005 at the Sunshine Centre, 141 Father David Bauer Drive, Waterloo, Ontario, from 3: 00-6:00 p.m.
To honour both Mary and Merrick, a donation to Lisaard House, 990 Speedsville Rd., Cambridge, Ontario N3H 4R6, would be appreciated.
"It sounds an echo in my soul,
How can I keep from singing?"

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VORKAPIC o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-03-18 published
PALMER, Simone
Passed away at Cavendish Manor on Thursday, March 17, 2005 at the age of 93. Beloved wife of the late Alfred PALMER (2000.) Dearly loved aunt of Maud CASIMIR- VORKAPIC, Richard BOUTRON, Kathy PALMER, Victoria GRAY/GREY and Arnold NICHOLSON and great-aunt of Marc, Michelle, Monique, Jayson, Kristen, Bradley, Clayton and Becky. Friends are invited to call at the Patterson Funeral Home, 6062 Main Street, Niagara Falls visiting Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Service will be celebrated Saturday at 3: 00 p.m. at the funeral home. Cremation will follow with interment at a later date in Glendale Cemetery, Toronto. In memory of Mrs. PALMER, donations to the Arthritis Society would be appreciated by her family. On-line condolences at www.pattersonfuneralhome.com

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VORONINKAITIS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-23 published
VORONINKAITIS, Ona (ne LINGAITYTE)
Passed away peacefully at Maplecrest Village, Grimsby, Ontario on Tuesday, February 22, 2005 after a brief battle with cancer. Beloved wife of the late Pranas. Dear mother of Vida of Calgary, Ronnie and his wife Sylvie of Beamsville and predeceased by her son Robert. Loving grandma of Alexander. Ona will also be missed by Sami, her "beloved pooch and pal" of 11 years. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter "Peel" Chapel, 2180 Hurontario Street, Mississauga (Hwy 10 North of Queen Elizabeth Way) from 6-9 p.m. on Thursday. Funeral Service will be held in the chapel on Friday, February 25, 2005 at 11: 00 a.m. Interment Saint John's Lithuanian Cemetery.

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VOROS o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-06-10 published
HALPER, Frank
At Saint Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Thursday, June 9, 2005. Frank HALPER of Aylmer in his 81st year. Beloved husband of 55 years to Rose (HORVATH) HALPER. Dear father of Edie VINDASIUS and husband Mindy of Aylmer. Loving grandfather to Mark VINDASIUS and wife Catarina of Aylmer, Trent VINDASIUS and wife Jannette of Saint Thomas and great grandfather to Peyton VINDASIUS. Uncle to Suzanna ERS and Mary SZLLSY. Predeceased by a sister Julia VOROS. Born in Kszeg, Hungary on October 3, 1924 son of the late Frank and Mary (HORVATH) HALPER. Frank came to Canada in 1957. He grew tobacco for a number of years and worked at McConnell's Nursery for 25 years. He was a member of Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic Church. Friends may call at the H.A. Kebbel Funeral Home, Aylmer on Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic Church on Saturday, June 11, 2005 at 11: 00 am. Interment, Queen of Peace Cemetery. Father Gilbert SIMARD, officiating. Prayers Friday at 8: 00 p.m. Donations to the Intensive Care Unit at Saint Thomas Elgin General Hospital would be appreciated.

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VOROSVARYWELLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-06-14 published
VOROSVARYWELLER, Iren (ne NYARY)
Passed away peacefully at Toronto Grace Hospital on Sunday, June 12, 2005. She will be sadly missed by son Stephen, daughters Sheila, Krisztina, and their families. Grandmother to Stephen, Les, Laura and Christopher, and Great-Grandmother to Sabrina, Julia, Rachel and Keegan. Iren was the owner and publisher of the Kanadai Magyarsag newspaper, and a prominent and much loved member of the Hungarian community. The Family wishes to express their thanks to the 4th floor staff of Toronto Grace Hospital for their excellent care. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Diabetic Society, or the Salvation Army. Visitation will be held at Turner and Porter, Butler Chapel 4933 Dundas Street West (between Islington and Kipling Ave's) on Wednesday, June 15th from 2: 00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and from 7:00 p.m. to 9: 00 p.m. Prayers will be held in the funeral home at 7: 30 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, June 16th at 10: 30 a.m. at the St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church, 432 Sheppard Ave East, and Bayview. Cremation to follow.

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VORSTADT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-08-22 published
MUIR, Barry
Class 1 Firefighter with Leaside and East York for 33 Years. Suddenly, after a valiant struggle at Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay, on Saturday, August 20, 2005. Barry MUIR, in his 65th year, was the beloved husband of Carole MUIR of Fenelon Falls. Dear father of Sheri ALLEN of Bethany, Steve and his wife Laura of Oshawa, Stacy MUIR and her husband Glenn BATEMAN of Stouffville. Loving grandfather of Ben, Drew, James, Joshua, Megan, and Ryan. son of Madeline MUIR of Brampton and the late Murray MUIR. Brother of Sue and John VORSTADT of Brampton and uncle of Wayne, Christine and her husband Dennis WINDSOR, and great-unlce of Amy. The family of Barry MUIR will receive Friends at the Jardine Funeral Home, "Illman-Platten Chapel," 8 Princes' St. West, Fenelon Falls, on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service in the Chapel on Tuesday, August 23 at 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. On line condolences and donations can be made at www.jardinefuneralhomes.com

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VORVIS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-07-28 published
PALIKROUSIS, Lefteri
Suddenly, surrounded by his family, on Wednesday, July 27, 2005 in his 72nd year. Beloved husband of Christina. Loving father to Dan, and Mary and her husband Paul VORVIS. Devoted Dedo to Elena Alexandra. Dear brother of Lazaros, Pandora, Bill and brother-in-law Costas KOULIDIS. A special thanks to Dr. FLORAS for taking care of Dad for the last eight years, and the staff at Mount Sinai and William Osler Health Centre - Etobicoke Campus hospitals. Friends may call at the Ward Funeral Home, 2035 Weston Road (north of Lawrence Ave.), Weston, on Thursday from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. A service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Friday at 10 a.m. Interment Riverside Cemetery. If desired, donations to the Diabetes Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

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