McNAIRN o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-02-03 published
KAYS, Jean M.E. (née LICHLITER)
At the Woodstock General Hospital on Thursday, February 2, 2006. Jean M.E. KAYS (née LICHLITER) of Woodstock in her 80th year. Beloved wife of Ed KAYS. Dear mother of Sam and his wife Rae of Porcupine Plain, Saskatchewan., Sandra ADAM/ADAMS and her companion John MURKIN of London, Katherine COLLINS and her husband Doug of Ingersoll, Margaret JANSSEN and her husband Brad of Woostock. Loved grandmother of 12 grandchildren and one great-grand_son. Dear sister of Ruth McNAIRN and her late husband Jack of Woodstock, Ken CONNOLLY and his wife Betty of Harriston and sister-in-law of Anne CORTESIS and her late husband George of Cobourg and Tom KAYS and his late wife Lyn of Fort Erie. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her brother-in-law Alf KAYS. A Memorial Service will be held at the R.D. Longworth Funeral Home, 845 Devonshire Avenue, Woodstock (519) 539-0004 on Monday February 6, 2006 at 11: 00 a.m. Interment later Presbyterian Cemetery. Contributions to the Woodstock General Hospital Building the Vision Campaign would be appreciated. On-line condolences at www.longworthfuneralhome.com

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McNAIRN o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-02-03 published
MacQUEEN, The Very Reverend Angus James B.A., B.D., D.D., L.L.D.
Moderator of The United Church of Canada 1958-1960, former Chancellor of Mt. Allison University, Sackville, N.B.. Dr. MacQUEEN served congregations from coast to coast in Canada. Suddenly at his home in Toronto on Thursday, February 2nd. Lovingly remembered by his wife of 69 years, Netta, his children Marian and Colin McNAIRN, Joan and John WARREN, Barbara MacQUEEN, Heather and Nick PITTAS, his grandchildren James, Martha, Heather, Katie, Anna, Rosie, predeceased by his grand_son Stuart. Also survived by his great granddaughter Allison, his sister Kaye, brothers Stanley and Archibald. Predeceased by his sister Clara and brother Donald. Visitation will be held at the Trull Funeral Home "North Toronto Chapel" 2704 Yonge Street, Toronto (5 blks south of Lawrence) from 12 noon until 4 p.m. Sunday afternoon. Funeral service at Eglinton St. George's United Church, Toronto (Duplex Ave. at Lytton Blvd.) on Monday afternoon at 1 o'clock. Following cremation, a further service and interment will take place in the summer at Blackbrook Cemetery, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. If desired, a remembrance may be made to the Mission and Service Fund of the United Church of Canada, 3250 Bloor St. West, Toronto, Ontario M8X 2Y4

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McNAIRN o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-02-04 published
MacQUEEN, The Very Reverend Angus James B.A., B.D., D.D., L.L.D.
Moderator of The United Church of Canada 1958-1960, former Chancellor of Mt. Allison University, Sackville, N.B.. Dr. MacQUEEN served congregations from coast to coast in Canada. Suddenly at his home in Toronto on Thursday, February 2nd. Lovingly remembered by his wife of 69 years, Netta, his children Marian and Colin McNAIRN, Joan and John WARREN, Barbara MacQUEEN, Heather and Nick PITTAS, his grandchildren James, Martha, Heather, Katie, Anna, Rosie, predeceased by his grand_son Stuart. Also survived by his great granddaughter Allison, his sister Kaye, brothers Stanley and Archibald. Predeceased by his sister Clara and brother Donald. Visitation will be held at the Trull Funeral Home "North Toronto" Chapel 2704 Yonge Street, Toronto (5 blks south of Lawrence) from 12 noon until 4 p.m. Sunday afternoon. Funeral service at Eglinton St. George's United Church, Toronto (Duplex Ave. at Lytton Blvd.) on Monday afternoon at 1 o'clock. Following cremation, a further service and interment will take place in the summer at Blackbrook Cemetery, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. If desired, a remembrance may be made to the Mission and Service Fund of the United Church of Canada, 3250 Bloor St. West, Toronto, Ontario M8X 2Y4

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McNAIRN o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-11-03 published
COUNTER, George Norman
Peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family, George Norman COUNTER of London in his 63rd year. Beloved husband of Jane Elizabeth COUNTER. Dear father of Richard COUNTER and his wife Anne of London, Kassandra McGAFFEY and her husband Jay of Rodney, and Victoria ABRAY and her husband Ben of Kilworth. Cherished grandfather of Randy, Stephen, Jayme-Leigh, Dylan, Jesse, Connor, Colton and Madelaine. Also survived by his sister Calista McNAIRN and her husband Ken of Clinton. George served the citizens of London as a member of the London Police Force from 1964-1975, and thereafter served as Supervisor of Building Services for Old Oak Properties. Special thanks to Ewald BIERBAUM and the wonderful staff at Old Oak Properties, Doctor Dale WILSON, Doctor Andrew BODKIN, Faye GAGAN of Community Care Access Centre and Sherri at St. Elizabeth's for your support and thoughtfulness. Visitation will be held at the Westview Funeral Chapel, 709 Wonderland Road North, on Sunday, November 5th, 2006 from 2: 00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. There will be no funeral service. Interment, Clinton Cemetery. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of George are asked to consider Ducks Unlimited.

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McNAIRN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-02-03 published
MacQUEEN, The Very Reverend Angus James, B.A., B.D., D.D., L.L.D. Moderator of The United Church of Canada 1958-1960, former Chancellor of Mt. Allison University, Sackville, New Brunswick. Dr. MacQUEEN served congregations from coast to coast in Canada. Suddenly at his home in Toronto on Thursday, February 2nd. Lovingly remembered by his wife of 69 years, Netta, his children Marian and Colin McNAIRN, Joan and John WARREN, Barbara MacQUEEN, Heather and Nick PITTAS, his grandchildren James, Martha, Heather, Katie, Anna, Rosie, predeceased by his grand_son Stuart. Also survived by his great-granddaughter Allison, his sister Kaye, brothers Stanley and Archibald. Predeceased by his sister Clara and brother Donald. Visitation will be held at the Trull Funeral Home "North Toronto" Chapel 2704 Yonge St. (5 blocks south of Lawrence) from 12 noon until 4 p.m. Sunday afternoon. Funeral service at Eglinton St. George's United Church (Duplex Ave. at Lytton Blvd.) on Monday afternoon at 1 o'clock. Following cremation, a further service and interment will take place in the summer at Blackbrook Cemetery, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. If desired, a remembrance may be made to the Mission and Service Fund of the United Church of Canada, 3250 Bloor St. West, Toronto, Ontario M8X 2Y4

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McNALLY o@ca.on.grey_county.artemesia.markdale.the_markdale_standard 2006-03-08 published
CLARK, Ruby Evelyn
Passed away at Grey Bruce Health Services, Markdale, Wednesday, March 1, 2006. Ruby Evelyn CLARK of Markdale, in her 76th year. Beloved wife of the late Gordon CLARK. Dear mother of Anna RATCLIFFE and her husband Ken of R.R.#4 Markdale, Diane LORD and her husband Paul of Edmonton, and Ruth WONCH and her husband William of R.R.#2 Markdale. Loving grandma of Karen GORMAN and her husband Philip, Tanya THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON and her husband Terry, Kevin RATCLIFFE and his wife Nancy, Joshua, Jocelyn and Janesta LORD, Gordon and Nicholas WONCH. Great-grandmother of MacKenna and Brianna GORMAN, Tyson and Tyler THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON, and Bryce RATCLIFFE, Sister of Phyllis McNALLY of Thornbury, Marjorie ALLEN (Cliff) of Kingston, Leonard (June) of Mississauga and Jim (Alma) of Brampton. Sister-in-law of Mae MENARY of Owen Sound. Predeceased by brothers Mervin, George and Ted MENARY. Friends called at the May Funeral Home, Markdale, Friday afternoon and evening, where Reverend Mark WAUGH officiated at a funeral service held Saturday, March 4, 2006 at 2: 00 p.m. Music include a favourite piece 'Candle In The Wind' (John Elton CD,) along with traditional hymns played by pianist David FRIES. Phil GORMAN, Terry THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON, Kevin RATCLIFFE, Gordon WONCH, Josh LORD, and Nick WONCH served as pall bearers. Flower bearers were Nancy RATCLIFFE, Karen GORMAN, Tanya THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON, Jocelyn LORD and Janesta LORD. Interment in Markdale Cemetery. Donations were directed to Canadian Cancer Society and Centre Grey Health Services Foundation. Following the service, Friends and relatives joined the family in the fellowship hall of Annesley Church, where the Annesley United Church Women provided refreshements.

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McNALLY o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-03-03 published
CLARK, Ruby Evelyn
Passed away at Grey Bruce Health Services, Markdale, Wednesday, March 1st, 2006. Ruby Evelyn CLARK of Markdale, in her 76th year. Beloved wife of the late Gordon CLARK. Dear mother of Anna RATCLIFFE and her husband Ken of R.R.#4 Markdale, Diane LORD and her husband Paul of Edmonton, and Ruth WONCH and her husband William of R.R.#2 Markdale. Loving grandma of Karen GORMAN and her husband Philip, Tanya THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON and her husband Terry, Kevin RATCLIFFE and his wife Nancy, Joshua, Jocelyn and Janesta LORD, Gordon and Nicholas WONCH. Great-grandmother of MacKenna and Brianna GORMAN, Tyson and Tyler THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON, and Bryce RATCLIFFE, Sister of Phyllis McNALLY of Thornbury, Marjorie ALLEN (Cliff) of Kingston, Leonard (June) of Mississauga and Jim (Alma) of Brampton. Sister-in-law of Mae MENARY of Owen Sound. Predeceased by brothers Mervin, George and Ted MENARY. Friends may call at the May Funeral Home, Markdale, Friday 2: 00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. where a service will be held Saturday March 4th at 2: 00 p.m. Interment in Markdale Cemetery. If desired, donations to Canadian Cancer Society or Centre Grey Health Services Foundation would be appreciated.
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McNALLY o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-07-10 published
McLEAN, William “Bill” McCormick
Bill McLEAN, born in Greenock, Scotland on March 22, 1926, a son of the late John and Lillius (McCORMICK) McLEAN, passed away in Meaford in Thursday July 6, 2006 in his 81st year. Bill was the beloved husband of the former Joy Kathleen WARMINGTON- MILLS and the much loved father of Judith Wendy-Lynn McNALLY and her partner Marshall of Arnprior and Janice Kathleen McLEAN- RAMAGE and her husband Ross of Chatsworth. He will be the sadly missed Grandpa of Justin and Bryan McNALLY of Ottawa and Georgina and Victor RAMAGE, at home, Chatsworth. A granddaughter, Laura McNALLY, predeceased Bill. A sister, Nan NIXON, of Thornbury and a brother, Jim McLEAN, of British Columbia survive him and he was predeceased by brothers Jack, Tom, and David McLEAN and by sisters Jean SMITH and May MARTIN. Bill is also remembered by sisters-in-law Ethel McLEAN of Ottawa and May McLEAN of Meaford and by his several nieces and nephews and their families. Friends are invited to a graveside service of committal and interment of Bill's cremated remains at Lakeview cemetery in Meaford on Wednesday, July 12, 2006 at 11: 00 a.m. As your expression of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Victorian Order of Nurses would be appreciated and may be made through the Ferguson Funeral Home, 48 Boucher St. E., Meaford, N4L 1B9 (519-538-1320) to whom arrangements have been entrusted.

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McNALLY o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-09-27 published
BRUCE, Jean (née MacKENZIE)
Of Mississauga and Bayfield, On. passed away peacefully in her sleep on Sunday September 24, 2006 in Mississauga. She was 88 years old. Jean was predeceased by her loving husband Doctor D'Arcy BRUCE in 1986. She was the much loved mother of Sherrill (David LEDINGHAM) of Mississauga, Ontario, Barbara (Jacques CHARBONNEAU) of Mont St-Hilaire, Quebec, and Robert of Toronto. She is survived by her grandchildren Elaine LEDINGHAM and her partner, Darren McNALLY, of Toronto, Melissa LEDINGHAM of London, England, William CHARBONNEAU of Mont St-Hillaire, Quebec and Cameron BRUCE of Toronto. She was the daughter of the late Duncan and Irene MacKENZIE of Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. and the sister of the late Margaret KOSHNYSH, Mary GRIMES, Donald MacKENZIE and Gerald MacKENZIE. She also leaves several favourite nephews and nieces. Jean was a graduate of the Winnipeg General Hospital School of Nursing. She also worked with Trans Canada Airlines during the war, flying on Lockheed 14's and 16's. She flew on the first North Star between Winnipeg and Toronto in 1942. Jean devoted her life to raising her family in Sarnia, Ontario. Feisty to the end, Jean is best described by the tribute in her graduation yearbook "An atom but dynamite." Friends may call at the Turner and Porter "Peel" Chapel, 2180 Hurontario Street, Mississauga (Hwy. 10, North of Queen Elizabeth Way) on Wednesday, September 27 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service to be held in the Chapel on Thursday, September 28 at 9: 30 a.m. A graveside service to follow in Bayfield, Ontario. at 3: 00 p.m.. Jean was a gardener. In her memory, please send a bouquet to someone you love.

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McNALLY o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-09-30 published
FAST, Victor Harlad (December 22, 1929 to September 29, 2006)
Passed away at the Bluewater Health-Palliative Care on Friday, September 29, 2006 at 76 years. Beloved father of Debbie LONG and her three children Jennifer LEGER (Gilles,) Heather FINDLAY (Robb) and Daryl LONG all of Vancouver, British Columbia; Rhonda (Mike) and her two children Dennis KJELDSEN (Michelle) and Mandy KJELDSEN (Jonathan;) Linda MacGREGOR (George) and their two children Ian and Colin MacGREGOR; Doctor Kevin FAST (Deanna BELL- FAST) and their three sons Keenan, Dane and Bennett FAST. Also survived by G.G. children Alexcia, Ryan, Sarah and Onnika. He leaves behind one sister and three brothers Verna FARNAM (Bill) of Scquim, Washington, Alvin FAST (Nellie), Rev. John FAST (Kay), and Robert FAST (Lola) all of British Columbia. Victor was the youngest son of fourteen children and was predeceased by his parents Frank and Helena FAST, three sisters, Elizabeth, Helen and Mata, and six brothers Frank, Henry, Oscar, Dietrich, Arnold and Alfred all of western Canada. Victor was a retired officer of the Royal Canadian Navy, a member of St. Andrew's Church choir, Royal Canadian Legion Branch 62 and he had a great passion for golf, music and sailing, but his Grand Passion was for Betty Dee BLACK as he offered safety and love while on her walking expeditions over North America for the past twelve years. He is fondly remembered by her children Carl and Susan MITCHELL and Doctor Janet SEAL and their four sons Byron, Simon, Travis and Kurtis; Lori MITCHELL- McNALLY and her children Adam and Amber; Shari MITCHELL; Susan and Dan CORE and their children Ashley and Nicholas; Verba and Jerry BLACK and their daughter Breanne; and not to forget his good friend Sam McGee (Macaw Parrot). He will be sadly missed by all of us for he was a gentleman of the highest ilk. His life was an inspiration to all of us and his memory will be a benediction. A Memorial Visitation will take place at the Stewart Funeral Home, 254 George Street, Sarnia, Ontario (519-383-7121) from 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday October 3, 2006. A Celebration of Life will be at St. Andrew's Church (261 Christina St. N., Sarnia) on Wednesday at 1: 00 p.m. Cremation has taken place. Messages of condolence may be expressed to the family at condolences@stewartfuneralhome.ca In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be directed to the Organ Restoration Fund at St. Andrew's Church.

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McNALLY o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-11-07 published
MacNALLY, Peter S.
Unexpectedly on Sunday, November 5th, 2006, Peter S. MacNALLY of London in his 41st year. Dear son of Henry and Georgena MacNALLY. Loving brother of Heather MacNALLY of London. Also loved by his aunts and uncles Robert HENDRY and his wife Linda of Kitchener, and Theresa SNARY of Wallaceburg, as well as by his cousins Jamie, Bobbi-Lyn and James. Special friend to Bernadette SIMPSON. A private memorial service will be held at the Westview Funeral Chapel, 709 Wonderland Road North. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Peter are asked to consider the Youth Alpha Canada.

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McNALLY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-09-18 published
VAN WYCK, William Lewes
World War II Veteran Royal Canadian Air Force - 35 year executive for Garrett Canada
It is with profound sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of our beloved husband, Dad and Grandfather, with his family by his side at the Avalon Care Centre, Orangeville, on Friday, September 15th, 2006 in his 81st year; devoted husband of Marvene (née HIGGINS;) much loved dad of Catherine TRUDEAU (Norm,) David (Terri) and Lisa PODOLAK; cherished and loved "Paw" of Lindsay, Luke, Kati, Joshua, Billy, Julia "Dee Dee", Anna and Benjamin predeceased by his parents Mildred and Lorne and his sister Audrey McNALLY. He will be sadly missed but will live on in the hearts of people he loved and touched. The family wishes to thank the caring staff at Avalon Care Centre for their kindness and compassion. A celebration of Bill's life will be held at the Dods and McNair Funeral Home and Chapel, 21 First Street, Orangeville (519-941-1392), on Wednesday, September 20th, 2006 at 1: 00 p.m. The family will receive Friends 1 hour prior to the service time. Memorial donations in memory of Bill may be made to the Salvation Army, Orangeville. (Condolences may be offered to the family at www.dodsandmcnair.com). Perhaps they are not stars in the sky, but rather openings where our loved ones shine down on us to let us know they are happy. Eskimo Legend

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McNALLY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-02-14 published
HAINES, William " Bill"
(Longstanding member Westmount Army and Navy Club)
Suddenly on Saturday, February 11, 2006 at the Humber River Regional Hospital - Church Site in his 91st year. Predeceased by his wife Theresa and son Paul. Loving father of Teresa CARROLL, David (Susan), Suzanne, Bill (Kathy), Shaun and Jason. Adored Grandpa of 15 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Marguerite McNALLY. Bill will be deeply missed by his nieces, nephews, family and comrades. Friends may call at the Ward Funeral Home, 2035 Weston Rd. (north of Lawrence Ave.), Weston from 6-9 p.m. on Wednesday. A complete service will be held in in the Ward Chapel on Thursday at 11: 30 a.m. Cremation.

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McNALLY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-02-27 published
COPELAND, Charles George
Suddenly and peacefully, surrounded by family, on Saturday, February 25, 2006, in his 76th year, Charles George COPELAND. Beloved husband of the late Marilyn June McNALLY and cherished son-in-law of Harold CONNER. Loving and caring father of Cheryl (Taylor,) John (Vidal), and Jill. Grandfather to Melanie, T.J., Daniel, Nicole, Shauna, Jessica, Jonathan, Julia, and two great-grand_sons Adam and Conner. Dear brother of Audrey (Frank), Ken (Barb) and the late Marg (Walt), and Norma (Al). Uncle to many nieces and nephews. P.M. Kilwinning Lodge 565, P.M. Runnymede Lodge 619, Lifemember Chinguacousy Lodge 738, Lifemember Anniversary Lodge 733, Member of the Heritage Lodge 730, P.D.D.G.M. Toronto District 1, Member of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite, and Freemasonry of Canada - Valley of Toronto. Friends may call at the Ward Funeral Home, 2035 Weston Road (north of Lawrence), Weston, on Monday and Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Masonic Service will be held on Tuesday at 7: 30 p.m. Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, March 1, 2006 at 2 p.m. in the Chapel. Interment Glendale Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Runnymede Health Care Centre would be appreciated. Condolences to the family may be sent to charles.copeland@wardfh.com

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McNALLY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-01 published
MUIR, David Joseph
After a lengthy battle with cancer, David passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, March 30th, 2006, with his family by his side. Loving husband of Donna McNALLY. Devoted father of Robert (Paige) and Sara COCKLIN (Marty.) Proud " Little Pa" of Kacey. son of Douglas and the late Mae, brother of Doug and his wife Laurie. David will be lovingly remembered by Laurie (Ma), Fran, Jeff and his nieces and nephews Adam, Lee Anne, Matthew and Michael. Friends may call at the Pine Hills Visitation, Chapel and Reception Centre (625 Birchmount Road, Scarborough, north of St. Clair, 416-267-8229) on Monday, April 3rd from 7 p.m.-9 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, April 4th in the Pine Hills Cemetery Chapel at 1 p.m. Cremation. For those who wish, donations to Saint_John's Presbyterian Church would be appreciated by the family. Visit www.etouch.ca for details.

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McNALTY o@ca.on.grey_county.artemesia.flesherton.the_flesherton_advance 2006-01-11 published
FERGUSON, Willis
The family of Willis FERGUSON wish to express our sincere appreciation to each one for their kind expressions of sympathy, for prayers, cards, phone calls, flowers, donations etc. Thanks to Reverend Mary R. PICKET for her comforting message and support. Also to Stephen FERGUSON and Gerry McNALTY for their part in the service. A special thanks to Dave and Donna BESSEY and to all at South East Grey Support Service for providing excellent care for the past number of years. Thanks also to McMillan and Jack Funeral Home for their guidance.
-Pauline and family, Jean and family.
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McNALTY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-15 published
WALSH, Francis " Frank" Joseph
(42 year member of Lakeshore A.A. Group)
At Humber River Regional Hospital, on April 13, 2006, in his 77th year. Beloved husband of Mollean (Molly) McNALTY. Proud and loving father of Mary Ellen (deceased), Donald, Lorraine, Linda and her husband Bob GRAVE, Kevin, Joanne and her husband Tom BRADLEY, Patrick, and Wendy. Dear grandfather of Chad and Sonja, Gwen and Tom, Cheryl-Ann and Henry, Christopher and Melanie, Jennifer and Blair, Stephen and Chandelle, Christopher, Shawn, Amanda, Shane, and great-grandfather of Jasmin, Ethan, and Jada. Friends may call at the Ward Funeral Home, 2035 Weston Rd. (north of Lawrence Ave.), Weston, on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Tuesday at 10 a.m. Interment Prospect Cemetery. At Frank's request, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Condolences may be sent to frank.walsh@wardfh.com

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McNAMARA o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-04-10 published
THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON, Christine "Chris" Mary Roberts (née DICK)
Passed away peacefully at the Saint Thomas Elgin General Hospital with her family by her side, on Friday, April 7, 2006 after her second courageous fight with cancer. Beloved wife of Edwin Thomas THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON of Aylmer and formerly of Hamilton, Ontario. Loving mother/grandmother of Lana McNAMARA of Sebastopol, California and her daughters Grace, Victoria and Deirdre; Tara THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON and husband Randy LANSUE of Belleville, Michigan. Dear daughter of Agnes DICK of Hamilton and the late Allan McGregor DICK of Hamilton. Dear sister to Carolyn LINTOTT and her husband James of Dugald, Manitoba and predeceased by her brother Cameron DICK. She is also survived by a number of nieces and nephews. Although born in Edinburgh, Scotland on July 28, 1942, she spent most of her life in Hamilton and Aylmer, Ontario before retiring in 2000 as the Human Resource Manager at Imperial Tobacco. She was a very active member of the Aylmer Curling Club (27 years) and the Ingersoll Golf and Country Club (23 years). Cremation has taken place, a memorial service will be held at the H.A. Kebbel Funeral Home, 119 Talbot Street East, Aylmer, Ontario. Visitation will be held on Thursday, April 13, 2006 at 11: 00 a.m. followed by a Memorial Service of Life at 1: 00 p.m. Donations to the Saint Thomas Elgin General Hospital Palliative Care Unit, the Cancer Foundation or your favorite charity would be appreciated in lieu of flowers. A special thank you to all the doctors and nurses that helped Christine experience the final qualities of life she so richly deserved. On-line condolences at kebbelfuneralhome.com.

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McNAMARA o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-06-20 published
CARSON, John Beacom
At Parkwood Hospital on Saturday, June 17, 2006, John Beacom CARSON of London in his 81st year. son of the late Rena and Joseph W. CARSON. Beloved father of Nanci and her husband Ken MURDOCH of Brampton and Brad and his wife Stephanie CARSON of London. Loved by 6 grandchildren Scott, Alicia, Kendra MURDOCK and Jillian, Michael and Conor CARSON. Dear brother of Betty McNAMARA, Bill CARSON, Lulu CARSON, Bob and his wife Mary CARSON, Ed and his wife Helen CARSON and Lenore and her husband Don HAYMAN and many nieces and nephews. John was a past Master of Union Masonic Lodge #380 Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons and a 50 year member, a past First Principal of London Chapter R.A.M., past Preceptor of Richard Couer de Lion Preceptory, and past Provincial Grand Prior Knights Templar. First Grand Master for Canada Allied Masonic Degrees, and a member and officer of other branches of Masonry, a member of Mocha Shrine for over 50 years. He was a past Master of Hackett Loyal Orange Lodge 805, and a past County Master of the Orange Order. A member of Saint Paul's Cathedral and an original member of Server's Guild. He was a Past President and long time Treasurer of the Irish Benevolent Society and recipient of the initial Leprechaun award for devoted service to the Society. In politics he was an active worker and member of the Conservative Party for many years. John will likely be most fondly remembered by the hundreds of couples he married from University Professors to big time lottery winners who can always say they were married by Johnny CARSON, not quite as famous as the retired television personality of the same name. Friends will be received at the Logan Funeral Home, 371 Dundas Street (between Waterloo and Colborne Street) on Thursday 7: 30-9 p.m. and Friday 2-4 and 7:30-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the chapel on Saturday, June 24, 2006 at 11 a.m. with The Very Rev. Terry DANCE officiating. Interment Mount Pleasant Cemetery. A Masonic Service under the auspices of Union Lodge #380 will be held on Thursday evening at 7 p.m. Orange memorial service will be held on Friday evening at 7 p.m. Friends who wish may make memorial donations to the charity of their choice. On line condolences www.loganfh.ca A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Mr. CARSON.

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McNAMARA o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-09-23 published
BREUKERS, Leo
The family of the late Leo BREUKERS would like to express their thanks and appreciation to relatives, Friends and neighbours for their condolences, flowers, food and charitable donations. A special thanks to Alexandra Hospital, Ingersoll 3rd Floor Medical Staff for the special care of our father (grandfather). Sincere thanks to Andre for your compassion and concern. Thank you also to Father McNAMARA of Sacred Heart Church, and McBeath-Dynes Funeral Home.
The Lebert, Luellul, Bonin, Dempsey and Breukers Families.

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McNAMARA o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-10-09 published
HERLICK, Bob
At London Health Sciences Centre-University Hospital on Friday, October 6th, 2006, Mr. Bob HERLICK of London in his 75th year. Beloved husband of Maureen (CHISHOLM) HERLICK. Proud and loving father of Rob HERLICK (Mary) of London, Melinda SAYLISS (Cliff) of St. Catharines and Jay HERLICK (April) of Nairn. Also loved by his 7 grandchildren Eddie, Katie, Gregor, Ben, Zach, Hayden and Quinton. "We love you Pa." Dear brother of June McNAMARA of Stratford, Don HERLICK (Carol) of Stratford, Marylou NICOLL (Gord) of Embro and brother-in-law of Bud SHARPE also of Stratford. Predeceased by his brother John HERLICK and sister Elaine SHARPE. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 2: 00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. at the Westview Funeral Chapel, 709 Wonderland Road North, where the memorial service will be conducted on Thursday, October 12th, 2006 at 1: 00 p.m. Cremation with inurnment at a later date. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a donation in memory of Bob are asked to consider The Easter Seals Society, Heart and Stroke Foundation or the charity of your choice.

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McNAMARA o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-11-28 published
LAROCQUE, Neil
At London Health Sciences Centre -- Victoria Campus on Sunday, November 26, 2006. Neil LAROCQUE, of London formerly of Ingersoll, in his 52nd year. son of Violet LAROCQUE of London and the late Theodore LAROCQUE (1979.) Dear brother of Dian and her husband Walter WELCH of London and Mark and his wife Linda of Woodstock. Uncle of Keith and Kerri LAROCQUE, Tonya LAROCQUE, Kimberley SHORT and husband Brandon and their children Bradley and Abigail. Dear friend of Michelle. Funeral Service will be held at the McBeath-Dynes Funeral Home, 246 Thames Street South, Ingersoll on Thursday, November 30, 2006 at 2: 00 p.m. Visitation two hours prior to service time. Fr. Terrence McNAMARA of Sacred Heart Church, Ingersoll officiating. Interment Ingersoll Rural Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.

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McNAMARA o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-12-08 published
CARSON, Edward Sidney Patrick
December 5th, 2006 at Queensway Nursing Home, Hensall; Edward Sidney Patrick CARSON of Bayfield, formerly of London. Beloved husband of Helen (FAHNER) for 58 wonderful years. Dear father of Lynn HALONEN (Dennis), Bayfield; Doug, Kullu, India; Stephen, London; Donna, Banff, Alberta; and grandfather to Aaron, Kullu, India. Survived by siblings: J. William, Woodstock; Betty McNAMARA, Lulu, Rev. Robert, and Lenore HAYMAN (Don) all of London. Predeceased by parents Joseph William and Rena (BEACOM) and brother John. Uncle and Great-Uncle to many nieces and nephews. At Saint Paul's Cathedral, London, Ed was a faithful member of the Server's Guild, and 9th Boy Scout Troop Leader and Rover Skipper. An active member and officer of the Orange Lodge and many Masonic Lodges, he held prestigious positions both nationally and internationally. Also a member of the Bayfield Agricultural Society, Historical Society, Garden Club, and Trinity Anglican Church. Cremation. Memorial service will be at a later date. Donations to the Masonic Cryptic Rite Foundation or to the charity of one's choice would be appreciated in Edward's memory. Those Friends who wish are invited to visit with Helen at her home in Bayfield. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Falconer Funeral Homes Ltd. Clinton 519-482-9521.

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McNAMARA o@ca.on.peterborough.north_monaghan.peterborough.the_peterborough_examiner 2006-03-06 published
ORGILL, Kenneth William " Ken"
Passed away at the P.R.H.C. Palliative Care on Sunday March 5, 2006. Ken ORGILL of R.R.#4 Lakefield in his 69th year. Sadly missed by his wife Yvonne (CANNIFF) and his children, Charles "Chuck" (Sheila) of R.R.#4 Lakefield, Kenneth "Ken" (Kathleen "Kathy") of Warsaw, Michelle KLEY (Nick) of Peterborough and Joanne ORGILL of Coe Hill. Dear grandpa of Logan, Cody and Curtis ORGILL, Dianna, Rebecca and Derek KLEY and Marie, Kimberly and Jamie McNAMARA. Great Grandfather of Darius BRIGHT. Survived by his sister Shirley HALEY of British Columbia Friends and relatives may call at the Hendren Funeral Home, Lakefield on Tuesday March 7, 2006 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held at the Hendren Chapel on Wednesday March 8, 2006 at 11: 00 a.m. Interment Lakefield Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society as expressions of sympathy. Friends may send condolences or make donations at www.hendrenfuneralhome.com

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McNAMARA o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-04-17 published
MacNAMARA, Gordon (1910-2006)
It is with sadness that we announce the death of Gordon on April 15th, 2006 at his home. Gordon was a self-taught Expressionist painter. Formerly a lawyer, Gordon experimented with some drawing and painting in his spare time and found it deeply satisfying. It was partly as a result of the War - World War 2 - not the Boer War, feeling the army was as close as one wants to getting incarcerated, that his attention began to be pulled more and more towards painting. Gordon resigned from the bar in 1954 and concentrated fully on the artist within, finding his 'voice' and feeling great conviction and passion through his painting. Friends and family are invited to visit Gordon one last time at his beloved Studio Building, 25 Severn Street, on Monday April 17th from 4: 00-9:00 p.m. and Tuesday April 18th from 10: 00 a.m.-9:00 p.m. Flowers are gratefully declined. Memorial donations to Casey House or the Fred Victor Mission would be deeply appreciated. Arrangements entr usted to The Simple Alternative Funeral Centre, 416-441-1580.

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McNAMARA o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-04-25 published
GAYFER, Margaret Isabel (December 25, 1925-April 20, 2006)
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Margaret on April 20, 2006 at the Toronto General Hospital. Margaret, Loving sister of the late James M. GAYFER and the late Elizabeth "Betty" SHORT. Dear sister-in-law of Sheila GAYFER of Lindsday. "Aunt Marg" to Jim and John GAYFER, Deidre (BOUTILIER), Vivian and late David SHORT. Great aunt of Jordan BILLINGHURST, David and John BOUTILIER, Sarah GAYFER, Devon (Davies), David, James and Daniel GAYFER, Kachina and Awna TEXEIRA, Shannon (BENTLEY,) Erin (McNAMARA) and Katie SHORT. Great-great aunt of Destiny and Ethan BILLINGHURST and Oliver WELLS. Margaret served as Editor of two Maclean-Hunter publications, and in doing so was one of the first female editors with the publisher. Her career also included stints at the Star Weekly Magazine, the Toronto Star, the Globe and Mail, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, the Ontario Ministry of Education and the International Council for Adult Education. Margaret's love of traveling and her passion for learning made her a tireless promotor of literacy and education around the world, particularly where it concerned women's issues. Margaret will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by all who knew her. Friends will be received at The Cardinal Funeral Home "Earle Elliott" Chapel, 715 Dovercourt Road (Ossington Subway - Delaware exit) on Friday, April 28 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. A celebration of Margaret's life will be held at Church of the Redeemer (162 Bloor Street W. at Avenue Road) on Saturday, April 29, 2006 at 1: 00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer's Association of Canada (1-800-616-8816) would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences at www.cardinalfuneralhomes.com

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McNAMARA o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-04-26 published
GAYFER, Margaret Isabel (December 25, 1925-April 20, 2006)
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Margaret on April 20, 2006 at the Toronto General Hospital. Margaret, Loving sister of the late James M. GAYFER and the late Elizabeth "Betty" SHORT. Dear sister-in-law of Sheila GAYFER of Lindsday. "Aunt Marg" to Jim and John GAYFER, Deidre (BOUTILIER), Vivian and late David SHORT. Great aunt of Jordan BILLINGHURST, David and John BOUTILIER, Sarah GAYFER, Devon (Davies), David, James and Daniel GAYFER, Kachina and Awna TEXEIRA, Shannon (BENTLEY,) Erin (McNAMARA) and Katie SHORT. Great-great aunt of Destiny and Ethan BILLINGHURST and Oliver WELLS. Margaret served as Editor of two Maclean-Hunter publications, and in doing so was one of the first female editors with the publisher. Her career also included stints at the Star Weekly Magazine, the Toronto Star, the Globe and Mail, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, the Ontario Ministry of Education and the International Council for Adult Education. Margaret's love of traveling and her passion for learning made her a tireless promotor of literacy and education around the world, particularly where it concerned women's issues. Margaret will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by all who knew her. Friends will be received at The Cardinal Funeral Home "Earle Elliott" Chapel, 715 Dovercourt Road (Ossington Subway - Delaware exit) on Friday, April 28 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. A celebration of Margaret's life will be held at Church of the Redeemer (162 Bloor Street W. at Avenue Road) on Saturday, April 29, 2006 at 1: 00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer's Association of Canada (1-800-616-8816) would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences at www.cardinalfuneralhomes.com

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McNAMARA o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-05-27 published
McNAMARA, Mary (formerly KARUZAS, née BRAUN)
Peacefully, at the Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital on Friday, May 26, 2006, in her 79th year surrounded by her family. Predeceased by her brothers Nick, Bill and Raymond and husbands Gordon and Joseph, and survived by her brother Frank. Devoted and loving mother to Shelley, Michael and Pat. Cherished grandmother to her three grandchildren Nicole, Tyler and Lucy. Loving mother-in-law to Andres, Greg and Susan. Mary was an avid golfer, bridge player and a budding painter. She loved performing as a clown and volunteered her time making people laugh. She will be dearly missed by her many two and four-legged Friends. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Ian Anderson House in Oakville would be greatly appreciated. A celebration of her life will be held on Tuesday, May 30 at 2: 00 p.m. in the Harbour Room at The Harbour Banquet and Conference Centre, 2340 Ontario Street in Bronte.

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McNAMARA o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-12-28 published
HOMER, Frank Sidney (1919-2006)
Frank HOMER completed his life's journey this week on December 27th in his 88th year. His families celebrate his meaningful life and successful life. He is survived by his loving wife of 24 years Norma Smith (MacKINNON,) and predeceased by his wife of 32 years Sarah Laughlin (McJANNET.) He is survived by his children Douglas Bruce (Candida), David William (Joanne), John Barclay (Cindy), Janet Louise McCOLEMAN (Sandy,) and Margaret Ruth (Ken.) He is also survived by his step-children Paula McNAMARA (Jim) and Russell MacKINNON (Anita.) His 14 grandchildren loved him dearly. The family welcome Friends to view selections of Frank's artwork with them at Mundell's Funeral Home on Friday December 29 from 7-9 p.m. A memorial service will be held at Mundell's on Saturday December 30 at 11: 00 a.m. and a reception will follow. Donations to Hillcrest Lodge Corp. (a home for vulnerable seniors) would be greatly appreciated.

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McNAMARA o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-07 published
McNAMARA, Verne Vincent
Passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, at Groves Memorial Hospital in Fergus, on Wednesday, January 4, 2006. Beloved husband of the late Norma McNAMARA. Verne will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by his children Wayne (Kelly), Janet (Ewan), grandchildren, Amelia, Jonathon, Sean and Adelaide. From a family of 10, Verne will be greatly missed by his surviving family, Neil (Jean), Iona (Garreth), and Leona (Cliff). Also by his extended relatives and many Friends. Visitation will be on Wednesday, January 11, 2006 at 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be on Thursday, January 12th at 1: 30 p.m., both held at Lynn-Stone Funeral Homes in Elmvale.

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McNAMARA o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-02-05 published
BYRNES, Father Timothy (Francis Edward BYRNES)
Suddenly, on Saturday, February 4, 2006, in Lansing, Michigan. Father Timothy is survived by his sister Margaret McNAMARA of Toronto, brother Arthur BYRNES of St. Catharines, six nieces and nephews, and many great and great-great-nieces and nephews. Father Timothy celebrated his 50th anniversary as a Franciscan Priest in 2002, and assisted at several parishes in the Greater Toronto Area over the years. Although stationed in the United States, Father Timothy was very proud of his Canadian roots. He was also a dedicated member of Alcoholics Anonymous. Father Tim had a unique sense of humour, and always took an interest in the heritage of everyone he met. His wake and funeral will be held at Holy Cross Catholic Church, 1611 West Oakland Avenue, Lansing Michigan (517-484-7769). Visitation dates and time is Monday, February 6, 2006 from 7: 00 to 9:00 p.m. Funeral Service on Tuesday, February 7, 2006 at 11: 00 a.m. Interment will be at Mount St. Francis, Indiana.

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McNAMARA o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-03-02 published
MOUNT, Vernon " Pat"
Entered into rest at Extendicare, Lindsay on Tuesday, February 28, 2006. Beloved husband for over 64 years of Mary (née READING.) Lovingly remembered by daughter Beverley McNAMARA and her friend Cliff HALLIDAY, grandchildren Glenn, Terry (Carol,) Lori COPELAND (Doug), and Warren (Shelley) and nine great-grandchildren. Survived by his sister Alma POTTAGE, his brothers Harry and Douglas and predeceased by Ken, Florence, Allen, Viola, Bernice and Shirley. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. A special thank you to the staff of Extendicare/Kawartha Lakes and Palliative Care for their kind and loving care. Friends may call at the Roadhouse and Rose Funeral Home, 157 Main St. South, Newmarket for visitation on Thursday, March 2 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service in the Chapel on Friday, March 3 at 1 p.m. followed by interment at Kettleby Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of your choice.

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McNAMARA o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-03-15 published
McNAMARA, William Arthur " Bill"
Peacefully, on Monday, March 13th, 2006 at Bridgepoint Hospital, Toronto, at the age of 75. Loving father of Robert (Doreen), Joseph (Tracy), and Michael (Tammy). Proud grandfather of Cheryl, Marie, Steven, Joseph, Daniel, Owen, and Jamie. son of the late Arthur and Addie (née HAAS) McNAMARA. Dear brother of Berniece, Bob, and Marjorie (Al), and predeceased by his sisters Mildred, and Heather (Ernest.) Survived by his aunts Jean ROADHOUSE of Mount Forest, and Ivy McNAMARA and uncle Pat McNAMARA of Barrie, and predeceased by his aunt Catherine HAAS of Mount Forest, Ontario. Bill will be sadly missed by his many nieces, nephews, and Friends. Bill loved his farm in Newtonville where he lived for 20 years while working at Winpak Packaging and was married to Sheila McNAMARA for 45 years. Friends may call on Friday, March 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 Saturday, March 18th, 2006 at 1 o'clock. Interment, Mount Forest Cemetery at a later date. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the A.L.S. Society or charity of choice. Condolences - www.rskane.ca

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McNAMARA o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-17 published
MacNAMARA, Gordon (1910-2006)
It is with sadness that we announce the death of Gordon, on April 15, 2006, at his home. Gordon was a self-taught Expressionist painter. Formerly a lawyer, Gordon experimented with some drawing and painting in his spare time and found it deeply satisfying. It was partly as a result of the War- World War 2 - not the Boer War, feeling the army was as close as one wants to getting incarcerated, that his attention began to be pulled more and more towards painting. Gordon resigned from the bar in 1954 and concentrated fully on the artist within, finding his "voice" and feeling great conviction and passion through his painting. Friends and family are invited to visit Gordon one last time at his beloved Studio Building, 25 Severn Street, on Monday, April 17th from 4: 00-9:00 p.m. and Tuesday, April 18th from 10: 00 a.m.-9:00 p.m. Flowers are gratefully declined. Memorial donations to Casey House or the Fred Victor Mission would be deeply appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to The Simple Alternative Funeral Centre, 416-441-1580.

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McNAMARA o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-10-18 published
William LAZENBY: Mayor of Richmond Hill
Ran for office to help get streets paved
A pharmacist, he delivered even at night
By San GREWAL, Staff Reporter
William Charles LAZENBY, a former mayor of Richmond Hill, entered politics for one reason: To get the roads in his budding community paved so families wouldn't have to walk through the mud.
He moved to the town in the late '50s, when much of what is now the heart of Richmond Hill was just being developed. LAZENBY quickly fell in love with the tight-knit community and wanted other residents to feel equally proud of the place where they lived.
"He just didn't have enough hours in the day to do all the things he wanted to do," said Evelyn LAZENBY, his wife of 54 years. LAZENBY died last week of a heart attack.
After opening Allencourt Pharmacy in 1959, the University of Toronto pharmacy school graduate juggled his business with his political career and decades of community service.
"He loved his customers at the pharmacy," his wife said. "They were like an extended family to him."
Sending flowers to widows on Valentine's Day and attending all of his customers' funerals were just some of the acts that endeared LAZENBY to the thousands of people who stepped through his door.
"I was one of his first customers," said Patrick McNAMARA, who moved to Richmond Hill in 1958.
"If you were sick or your family was sick, no matter what the time was, Bill would get you your medicine."
Other long-time customers spoke of receiving baby formula from LAZENBY after running out in the middle of the night.
Evelyn LAZENBY recalled a trip to a summer camp just a couple of months ago to deliver much-needed medicine.
His children, daughters Carolynne and Christine and son Bill, said their father received offers from large chains for his pharmacy.
"He wasn't interested in the money," his son said. "He wanted a pharmacy that felt like one in a small-town community."
His father was elected as councillor in 1964, served for six years, then became mayor from 1970 to 1974. He was also very active in community public service as a volunteer for numerous organizations. In 1983, he and his wife were named Richmond Hill citizens of the year.
"The reason he entered politics was because he saw all the young mothers pushing their kids through the mud and snow," his wife said. "I pushed Christine down what's Bayview now and held Carolynne in my arms. It was terrible."
The three siblings talk about the development taking place now, explaining how their father cautioned against growth that wasn't planned properly.
"He was a big defender of green spaces and parks," Bill LAZENBY said. "I don't think he would like a lot of what's happening now. He was all about proper planning for the community, so people would be happy."

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