ZIMMERMANN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-06-20 published
RITTICH, Eugene D.
Peacefully, at Princess Margaret Hospital, on Sunday, June 18th, 2006 in his 78th year. Beloved husband of Maureen (deceased) and cherished father of Erin (Paul HABER,) Kerry (Robert WAI,) Tammy (John DAWSON,) Alanna (Tim O'HANLON,) D'Arcy (Kathleen PEETS) and Barry. Grandfather of Brenna, Andrea, Gregory and Matthew HABER and Bram and Liam DAWSON. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Mary and Norman SATTERFIELD, Andrew (deceased) and Kathy RITTICH, and Alice and Margaret McCOOL. Dear companion of Patricia PARR. Eugene was a longtime member of the Toronto Symphony and a teacher at the Faculty of Music at the University of Toronto since its inception. The family would like to extend its thanks to his many Friends and colleagues for their thoughts and kindness during his illness; he valued you all very much. The family would also like to express its deep gratitude to Doctors John BRYSON, Steven GALLINGER, Sarah HALES, Monika KRZYZANOWSKA and Camilla ZIMMERMANN, nurse Catherine PURCELL, and the wonderful nursing staff of the Palliative Care Unit at Princess Margaret for the spectacular care and support they provided. Special thanks to Helen CALIBUGAN for her care during the last year. A memorial service will be held on Friday, June 23rd at 10: 30 a.m.at St. Basil's Church, University of Toronto, 50 Saint_Joseph's Street, Toronto with reception to follow at the Boulevard Club, 1491 Lakeshore Blvd. W., Toronto. If desired, the family would be very grateful for donations to the Eugene Rittich Memorial Scholarship, Faculty of Music, University of Toronto c/o Mary Satterfield, Suite 301, 2490 Bloor St. W., Toronto, Ontario M6S 1R4.

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ZIMNY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-11 published
TROJANOWSKI, Marek Tadeusz
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Mark, a loving husband, devoted father, beloved grandfather and friend to many. Surrounded by his family, Mark passed away on Thursday, March 30th, 2006, in Wroclaw, Poland, at the young age of 54. He will be deeply missed by his wife Elizabeth, daughters Alicja and Paulina, mother Janina, brother Krzysztof, grand_son Kyron, parents-in-law Danuta and Edward ZIMNY, sons-in-law Matthew and Michael, as well as many loving relatives and Friends. A memorial service will be held at Our Lady Queen of Poland Church, 625 Middlefield Road in Scarborough, on Wednesday, April 19th, 2006, at 2: 00 p.m., followed by the interment of Mark's ashes at Christ the King Cemetery, 7770 Steeles Avenue East in Markham. Biographies are but the clothes and buttons of the man. The biography of the man himself cannot be written. - Mark Twain

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ZIMON o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-01-12 published
SUTTER, D.L. "Duncan Louis"
Peacefully at the Grey Bruce Health Services, Owen Sound on Tuesday, January 10th, 2006. D.L. SUTTER of Wiarton in his 82nd year. Beloved husband of Carole (SINCLAIR) SUTTER for fifty-four years. Much loved father of Katherine and her husband Ron KINGSBURY of Owen Sound; Paul and his wife Koona of Wiarton and Donna and her husband Peter JUODVIRSIS of Kitchener. Loving grandfather of Stephen, Daniel and Kevin KINGSBURY, Patrick SUTTER and his wife Katherine, Alan and Kathryn SUTTER and Laura JUODVIRSIS. Brother of Irvin SUTTER and his wife Lorraine of Wiarton and Faith and her husband Bob TRELFORD of Southampton. Brother-in-law of Bill SINCLAIR of Hepworth and his friend Gerri MUZZELL, Faye SINCLAIR and her partner David ZIMON of Ferndale, Lorraine Sutter CASEMORE of Wiarton and Marty EVANS of Hespler. Predeceased by his parents George and Leah SUTTER, step-mother Florence SUTTER, brother Ivan (in infancy), Guy, Morgan and his wife Helen and sisters-in-law Olga SINCLAIR and Barbara EVANS. D.L. was born and raised in Pike Bay. In 1951 he married Carole and they moved to their home on the Oliphant Road where they lived until 2004, when they moved to Kelso Villa in Owen Sound. He worked for the Ministry of Transportation for thirty-four years until retirement in 1985. He enjoyed his family, working in the bush, gardening and traveling. While our hearts are heavy with the loss, even now the sadness, gives way to joy for having lived our lives with such a strong, gentle and peaceful man. He had a wonderful sense of humour and he lived his life with integrity, optimism and quiet determination. The family will receive Friends at the George Funeral Home, 430 Mary Street Wiarton on Friday from 2: 00 to 4: 00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be conducted in the chapel on Saturday, January 14th at 2: 00 p.m. with Mr. Gord COX officiating. Spring Interment Balsam Grove Cemetery, Oliphant. Donations to the Frank Street Baptist Church or the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Oddfellows Spirit Rock Lodge #312 Independent Order of Odd Fellows Wiarton will hold a memorial service at the funeral home on Friday evening at 6: 45 p.m. D.L. will always be remembered as a kind, caring and gentle man devoted to his family and Friends. He will live forever in our hearts. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.georgefuneralhome.com

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ZINCONE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-08 published
ASKEW, Norah Eileen (MOORE)
Passed away peacefully at the Good Samaritan Seniors Complex, Alliston, Ontario on Monday, April 3, 2006, in her 92nd year. Beloved wife of the late Ralph ASKEW. Dear sister-in-law of Ila ASKEW of Scarborough. Lovingly remembered by Lynda and Ron FEARON of Alliston and their children Kimberley and Nick ZINCONE, David and Laura FEARON, Mary-Lyn and Greg COOK and their families. Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will be held at the W. John Thomas Funeral Home, 244 Victoria Street E., Alliston on Tuesday, April 11, 2006 at 3: 00 p.m. Visitation from 2:00 p.m. until time of service. If so desired, memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society of Greater Simcoe County, P.O. Box 1414, Barrie, Ontario L4M 5R4 would be appreciated.

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ZINER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-03-25 published
ZINER, Zeke
Passed away, surrounded by his family, on March 19th, 2006, age 86, at his home in Branford, Connecticut. He is survived by his wife Feenie (Florence) of 65 years, their children Marc, Joe, Amie, Ted and Eric, by eight grandchildren and by his sister Evelyn Z. WOLFE. Zeke was a tirelessly productive artist and a consistantly loving and generous husband, father and friend. He personified integrity in life and work. He served in the U.S. Army from 1941-1945 and was awarded the Bronze Star for his work clearing enemy mine fields on the beaches of Normandy. Mr. ZINER's artwork is notable for it's strength of concept, mastery of material and a warm humanity. He was a fine draftsman, an innovative printmaker, a prolific sculptor and a forceful graphic designer. He will be missed by all who knew him, and his work will always bring joy.

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ZINGER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-01-07 published
GAULD, Mary Lois (née FORESTELL)
Passed away in Nanaimo on December 30th, 2005. Mary Lois is pre-deceased by her husband, Roger; her parents, Elizabeth and James and daughter Catherine. Mary Lois was also pre-deceased by her siblings, Catherine, Bernard, Loyola (McKENZIE), Lawrence, Joseph, Elizabeth, John, Thomas, James and Ilene (ZINGER.) She will be lovingly remembered by her son Robert (Norma) and grandchildren, Michael and Douglas, her son James and grandchildren Micha and Jude. Mary Lois is great-grandmother to Ruel, Aiden and Pheonix and step great-grandmother to Dylan. She is also survived by her sisters-in-law Rachael FORESTELL and Helen FORESTELL. Mary Lois' cremated remains will be inurned with her husband in the family plot at Marymount Cemetery, Guelph, Ontario. A service of remembrance will also be held at a later date in Guelph, Ontario, day and time to be announced.

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ZINGER o@ca.on.peterborough.north_monaghan.peterborough.the_peterborough_examiner 2006-03-22 published
BROWN- GOLLOHER, Esther Margaret
Peacefully at Peterborough Regional Health Centre, Hospital Drive, March 21, 2006 in her 75th year. Beloved companion of Garnet GOLLOHER of Bridgenorth. Dear mother of Richard and his partner Brian of Vancouver and Bradley and his mate Tasha of Peterborough. Grandmother of Ryan and Drew. Predeceased by her late husband Paul James BROWN (1987.) Sister of Doreen KENDREY and her husband Harold and the late Betty IRWIN and David SIMMONDS. Esther was a sister-in-law to Helen and her husband Cliff LANCE and the late Grant BROWN and his surviving wife Joan. Esther will be missed by Garnet's children Stephen and his wife Wendy, Kerry and his wife Michelle, Cheryl KOCH and her friend Rick and Carla and her husband Claude BROWN; grandchildren Jessica, Cody and Morgan; and Garnet's sisters and brothers-in-law and niece Judy and her husband Bill ZINGER. Esther retired from G.E. Canada in 1990 after 36 years of service. Friends may call from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Comstock Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, 356 Rubidge Street on Thursday. A funeral service will take place at Bridgenorth United Church, 832 Charles Street, Bridgenorth, on Friday, March 24 2006 at 10: 30 a.m. Reverend Anne GOWANS- BLINN will officiate. Interment to follow at Highland Park Cemetery. If desired, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or Bridgenorth United Church.

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ZINK o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-12-20 published
BARCLAY, Robert William " Bob"
Formerly of R.R.#4 Thamesville, passed away peacefully at The Village Retirement Home, Ridgetown on Tuesday, December 19, 2006 at the age of 92. Born in Windsor, son of the late Lawson and Theresa (FEATHERSTONE) BARCLAY. Beloved husband of the late Dorothy (ZINK) BARCLAY (1978.) Loving father of Joanne and Roy JEWELL of Chatham, Rose Marie and Alfred "Tootsie" MITCHELL of Tilbury, George and Joanne "Jo" BARCLAY of Ridgetown, Mike and Gloria BARCLAY of Exeter. Sadly missed by 8 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by his sisters and brothers-in-law, Helen and Leonard CUDMORE, Mary and Stewart CUDMORE. The Barclay family will receive Friends at the John C. Badder Funeral Home, 72 Victoria Street, Thamesville on Wednesday evening from 7-9 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be held celebrated at Saint Paul's Roman Catholic Church, Thamesville on Thursday, December 21, 2006 at 1: 00 p.m. with Fr. Andy DWYER as Celebrant. Interment Saint Paul's Cemetery, Thamesville. Donations may be made at the funeral home by cheque to M.S. Society, or the charity of ones choice. Online condolences and donations may be left at our website www.badderfuneralhome.com. A tree will be planted in memory of Bob BARCLAY in the Badder and Robinson Memorial Forest, Mosa Twp.

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ZINK o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-12-29 published
ZINK, James Bernard " Dutchy"
After an inspiring 25 year battle with diabetes our family sadly announces the loss of our wonderful father James Bernard "Dutchy" ZINK on December 27, 2006. Born August 13, 1931 he lived a full life with ten siblings near the shores of his much loved St. Clair River in Corunna. son of the late Hazel and Capt. Bernard ZINK. He spent his early working life with his father sailing the Great Lakes and retired as the owner of Marcy Printing Co. He loved his community and quietly contributed to the needs of as many as he could. He leaves behind his daughters Tracy, her husband Ken, Sandy, her husband Pic, sons Kelly and Andy. "Papa Jim" entertained and treasured his grandchildren Dane and Jade NICOLSON and Keegan and Griffin TULLOCH. He is survived by his siblings Dorothy, Patricia, Connie, John and several nieces and nephews. He joins his bride Jacqueline LATOUR in heaven after twelve years on his own. His family, Friends (especially Donna, Eli, Joe and Lois) and neighoburs will miss his antics, sense of adventure and his daily need to make everyone laugh. In keeping with his giving philosophy he has bequeathed his remains to the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology at the University of Western Ontario. A Mass of Celebration will be held on Thursday, January 4, 2007 at 11 a.m. at Saint_Joseph's Catholic Church, Corunna. He has finally slid into homeplate…. scraped, bruised and a bit battered but with a great big grin… just the way he wanted. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Saint_Joseph's Hospice Resource Centre or the Canadian Diabetes Association. "We love and miss you already Dad" Arrangements entrusted to Steadman Brothers Funeral Home Brigden 519-864-1193.

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ZINK o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-02-27 published
PULCINE, Donald Joseph
Peacefully after a short battle with cancer at the Carpenter Hospice, Burlington on February 24, 2006 in his 73rd year. Loving husband and best friend for 50 years to Patricia (née TUCK.) Much loved father of Debbie ZINK (John), Karen VAN DER ZALM (Anthony), Mark PULCINE (Julia) and Cathy McMENEMY (Steve.) Cherished grandfather of Lindsay, Ashley, Matthew, Danielle, Michael, Kaitlyn and Charlize, and great-grandfather of Halle. Will be sadly missed by brother Jim and his wife Veronica. He will be missed by his little friend Kelsey. Don was an active member of the finance committee of the Diocese of Peterborough under the direction of The Most Rev. Nicholas DE ANGELIS, C.F.I.C., D.D. He was a member of St. Paul's Parish in Gravenhurst and an active member of the Knights of Columbus in which he served as the Grand Knight for two years. Family and Friends are invited for a visitation on Monday February 27, 2006 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at Dodsworth and Brown Funeral Home, Burlington Chapel, 2241 New St. (at Drury Lane) 905-637-5233. A Wake Service will take place on Monday at 3: 00 p.m. from the Funeral Home. A Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday February 28, 2006 at 11: 00 a.m. from St. Raphael's Roman Catholic Church, 4072 New Street, Burlington. The family wishes to express their heartfelt thanks and appreciation to the Carpenter Hospice for their compassion and support through this difficult time. Also thanks to Comcare (C.C.A.C.), for all their help and comfort. A special thanks to Carolyn. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to the Carpenter Hospice or to the Diocese of Peterborough Priests Benefit Fund.

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ZINKAN o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-12-27 published
BEEMER, Austin
Suddenly at his home on Sunday, December 24, 2006. Austin BEEMER of Woodstock in his 3rd year. Cherised son of Jeremy and Serena (née RICHARDSON) BEEMER of Woodstock and beloved Brother of Autumn MARIE at home. Dear Grandson of Bruce and Phyllis BEEMER of Woodstock and William and Sandra RICHARDSON of Saint Marys. Loved Nephew of Jacqueline PIPER and her husband Jason and their family Kaleb and Kyra of Woodstock and Robert RICHARDSON and his wife Sarah and their family Faith RICHARDSON and Daysha CHRISTMAS of London. Dear Great-grand_son of Lorna ZINKAN and the late Gordon of Paris, Lorraine BEEMER and the late Gerald of Plattsville and Eilene and Howard HODGSON of Saint Marys and is also survived by his many Great-Uncles, Great-Aunts, Cousins and many family Friends. Austin is predeceased by his Great-grandparents Bill and Sarah RICHARDSON, Great-Great-grandmother Clara RICHARDSON and by his Great-Aunt Sharon. Friends may call at the R.D. Longworth Funeral Home, 845 Devonshire Avenue, Woodstock, 519-539-0004 on Thursday, December 28, 2006 from 2: 30-4:30 and 7-9 p.m., where the funeral service will be held in the chapel on Friday at 1: 30 p.m. Interment in the Hillview Cemetery. Contributions to the Children's Hospital of Western Ontario -- Fibril Seizure Research would be appreciated. Online condolences at www.longworthfuneralhome.com

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ZINKAN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-07-22 published
VAJDA, Elizabeth " Bettie" Stone (formerly ZINKAN)
On July 11, 2006 at home after a short illness with melanoma. Bettie was born April 24, 1924 and is survived by her four children: Vici (Jim), Gaither (Irene), Ted (Tara) and Gretchen, 10 grandchildren and one great-grand_son. She is also survived by Peter's 3 children, Andree, Chris and Stephen and their families. In 1941 Bettie met her first love Peter, only to be separated by the World War 2 and her Red Cross duties. In 1944 Bettie gave up the comforts of the city to accompany her new husband, Ted ZINKAN, and his dreams, to the Rockies to start Rocky Mountain Boys' Camp. There, in the Windermere Valley, she was the fire behind the achievement of the union which shaped the lives of countless young people. With the passing of spouses she was reunited with her first love and at the age of 71, she and Peter picked up where they left off with a lasting teenage passion. She loved mountains and meadows and martinis; and most of all, she loved life. When she laughed - which she did often - the world woke up. We will miss her dearly. The family would like to thank all her great Friends, who have always been there for her over the years. This includes Doctor Graham Davidson who has graciously helped all 3 of our parents through tough times. A celebration of her life will be held in the Windermere Valley, May 20, 2007 and all Friends and family are welcome. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation in her memory to the Saanich Peninsula Hospital Foundation, 2166 Mount Newton X Roads, Saanich, British Columbia V8M 2B2 or to the British Columbia Cancer Foundation, Vancouver Island.

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ZINN o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-01-09 published
BERGER, Marcus N.
Surrounded by his Friends at Huronview on Saturday, January 7, 2006, Marcus N. BERGER, in his 92nd year. Beloved husband of the late Emily "Goldie" (GOLDRING) BERGER (1999.) Survived by his sister-in-law Molly and her husband Clifford WAUNCH of Orillia and nieces and nephews; Graham "Bud" MABON and Linda of Goderich, Ian MABON and Jan of Ashfield Twp., Lyall MABON and Karin of Holmesville, Scott MABON of Ashfield Twp, Linda MABON of Ladysmith, British Columbia. Remembered by special Friends Betty FISHER and Vina BRODIE of Clinton, Warren and Marian ZINN of Lucknow. Predeceased by his sister-in-law Joyce and her husband Sam MABON. Born in England he served with the British Army in England and Africa. Mark and Goldie came to Canada in 1948 and farmed for 27 years on the 6th Concession of Ashfield Twp., until they retired to Goderich Twp., and later moved to Clinton. For many years they spent their winters in Florida. Friends will be received at McCallum and Palla Funeral Home, Cambria Road at East Street, Goderich on Thursday from 12 Noon until the time of Service at 2 p.m. Cremation to follow. Donations to Huronview gratefully acknowledged.

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ZINN o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-07-21 published
HOUGH, Dorothy Marie (née ZINN)
It is with great sadness we announce that Dorothy Marie HOUGH passed away on July 9, 2006 in Southwestern Alberta in her 90th year after a brief and courageous battle with cancer. She moved to Alberta in August, 2005 to be with her son Tom and daughter-in-law Joan. Born January 21, 1917 to William and Ida ZINN (both deceased,) in Saint Thomas, Ontario where she lived most of her life with the exception of several years each in Pt. Stanley, Leamington and London. She was predeceased by her husband Eugene Aubrey HOUGH in 1989 and by daughter Nancy Carol BRITTAIN in 1974. Also predeceased by brothers, Floyd, Harvey and sister Marjorie BROWN as well as two grand_sons, Floyd and Steven. Dorothy will be sincerely missed and lovingly remembered by her children, Gerald HOUGH of Scarborough, Ontario, Sally and husband Howard FREED of Bothwell, Ontario And Thomas HOUGH and wife Joan of Pincher Creek area of Alberta. She also leaves behind 10 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren. Dorothy is also survived by brothers Harold ZINN, Burley ZINN and sister Muriel LEE, a number of nieces and nephews and many, many loving Friends. To all of those who sent such wonderful cards and letters and made so many phone calls during her illness, the Family says "Thank You!". She very much looked forward to and enjoyed each and every one. Cremation having taken place, a Memorial Service in celebration of her life will be held on Friday, July 21, 2006, at 7: 30 p.m. at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Gore Road and #4 Hwy. just north of Saint Thomas. Lou BARTHA officiating.

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ZINN o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-10-06 published
STANLEY, James Wickerson and David James
Tragically at their residence in London on Monday, October 2nd, 2006, James Wickerson STANLEY in his 71st year and David James STANLEY in his 36th year. Beloved husband and son of the late Patricia Muriel Edith (SUMMERS) STANLEY. Dear father and brother of Lyndall THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON and her husband Craig of Strathroy and Sharon Mary ZINN of London. Dear grandfather and uncle of Kylie and Liam THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON, Andrew, Aaron and Jarod ZINN. Friends will be received by the family from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London. The memorial service will be conducted at Saint Anne's Anglican Church (Byron), 1344 Commissioners Road West, London on Wednesday, October 11th, 2006 at 1 p.m. Interment of cremated remains in Saint Anne's Anglican Church Cemetery, London. As an expression of sympathy memorial donations may be made to the Mission Services of London, 415 Hamilton Road, London, Ontario N5Z 1S1. On-line condolences accepted at www.amgeorgefh.on.ca

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ZINN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-11 published
SWANBOROUGH, Stewart
After a brave struggle at his home on Saturday, April 8th, 2006. Stewart beloved husband of Rosanne (MacKAY.) Loving father of Jennifer (Glenn), Amanda (Len), Josh (Tina), Sarah, Jud and Eden. Dear grandfather of Marissa, Patricia, Nick, Brooke and Evan. Missed by his sister Gail SMITH (Carl) and Kevin (Elke). Brother-in-law of Shirley and Ron THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON, Bonnie ZINN, Tracy and Mike CLOUTIER/CLOUTHIER, Lynn MacKAY and many nieces and nephews. By the request of Stewart, Cremation has taken place. The family invite Friends to their home, 67 Baldwin Lane, Barrie, on Thursday, April 13th from 2-4 p.m. to share memories and celebrate the life of Stewart. If so desired, donations to the Simcoe Muskoka Regional Cancer Care Centre would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to Scott Funeral Home, Barrie 705-737-2040.

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ZINOVICH o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-11-01 published
THORNTON, Hugh Richard
Loving and adored father, kind and devoted husband to Bardie, Hugh passed away peacefully at home surrounded by the love of his family on October 25, 2006 after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Born on February 4, 1929, in Woodstock, Ontario, to Jessie Robertson and Percy Sanford THORNTON, he was the youngest of eight children. Love and appreciation of music and fine art were always encouraged in the household by his mother, an accomplished pianist, and at an early age Hugh began to show great promise in drawing, illustrating and painting. He loved to talk about his days growing up in a large family where late-night chats would turn into early morning discussions of philosophy, science, the arts, and politics. The eight children loved to play pranks on each other, build water-glass orchestras and go-carts, read together and play music. Being in a large family he learned to assume responsibility early, and at age 11, he worked as a parcel boy at Loblaws in order to buy his first bike while later he took on summer jobs delivering ice and bread. The family moved to Toronto in 1938 to the High Park area where Hugh attended Keele St. Elementary School and Humberside Collegiate. At school he excelled in art, music, and literature. He met the love of his life, Barbara BRIGHAM, when she was 15 and he 16, and four years later, they were married while Hugh was attending the Ontario College of Art in the fine art program. He switched into the commercial program when he realized he would need to be able to support a family. During college, Hugh worked steady nights at Goodyear and Stelco, paying for all of his tuition. He won two scholarships and a bursary before he graduated in 1951 and continued to work at Goodyear upon graduation. Subsequently he was employed at Rabjohn Illustrators and after 1 year there, he went to Avro Aircraft where he quickly rose to department head. In 1955, after 3 years of top-secret illustration on the Arrow aircraft program, Hugh left to start his business in partnership as Industrial Art and Publicity Associates which subsequently became Thornton Hall Limited. As an employer, he was very fair and many times in the early days had to finance the payroll unbeknownst to his employees. Usually Hugh would be the last one to close the door, well into the early morning hours, as he built a successful career as illustrator, photographer, artist, copywriter, designer, and typographer. He was a rare one-stop talent that many envied and yet he was the most unassuming man to all who knew him. During the rare moments when he would take time for himself, he would relax with reading or playing Mendelssohn, Chopin, Beethoven and Bach piano pieces. Hugh and Bardie had to be thrifty in the early years, seldom living beyond their means, but still managing to always throw great parties with their many Friends and relatives. The door was always open at the Thornton household, laughter abounded, and visiting out-of-town relatives were never expected to stay in a hotel. In 1960, they bought a cottage on Buckhorn Lake and many happy weekends were spent fishing, water-skiing and boating. After Buckhorn was sold, they bought a cottage on Boshkung Lake north of Minden, Ontario, where Hugh loved to walk in the country with his artist's pad and camera in hand, creating ideas and sketches for some his most beautifully realized landscape paintings. Hugh provided a wonderful home in Don Mills for his wife and children, and loved to go on vacation with their Friends to sunny climes during the winters. He and Bardie instilled in their children strong family values of honesty, integrity, humility, and grace. Hugh was delighted to engage in conversation with his children and extended family and to be taken to task by his kids in discussions on politics or philosophy. The bantering and humour that went on around the table, even right up until the days before his passing, will be remembered and cherished by them forever. He was very proud of his children and their spouses and his adored grandchildren. Hugh was most proud of his accomplishments that occurred in his post-retirement years when he returned to painting. His many beautiful works of art adorn the halls of the family home, and the homes of Friends. He was eternally grateful to the Minden Hills Cultural Centre where his works were regularly shown each summer at the Agnes Jamieson Gallery and where, just in October, he was awarded 1st place in the People's Choice Award at the Members Show. He leaves his beloved wife of 56 years, Barbara BRIGHAM, and their loving children David LIVINGSTONE (Paula ZINOVICH) of Victoria, British Columbia, Gerry THORNTON (Stephen MOORE) of Toronto; and Andrew THORNTON (Sandra REYNOLDS) of Barrie, Ontario. Left to grieve for their adored Grandpa are Colin, Raeanne and Richard MOORE, and Jesse and Emma LIVINGSTONE. Hugh was predeceased by all seven of his siblings: Philip, Margaret (Bud BURROWS,) Bob (Phyllis, Helen,) Marion (Frank KENNEDY), Don (Mimi); Anne (Vince RUSSO), and Gerry. He was a wonderful uncle to Doctor Dan THORNTON (Donna,) Carol PAGNACCO (Ernie), Brian KENNEDY (Katie), Keith KENNEDY (Joan), Gail WILLIAMS (Ken,) Linda CLARY, the late Ted THORNTON, Andrea THORNTON, Philip RUSSO (Mary), Vicki BENOIT (Jerry), Eric Russo, Dianne THORNTON (Mark RECZKIEWICZ), Ian THORNTON (Lisa McLAUGHLIN) and Rob THORNTON. He is survived by his sisters-in-law Hilde THORNTON of Toronto (Dr. Harry HURWITZ,) Leonore THORNTON of Kingston, Jean CAWLEY of Vernon, British Columbia and children Tom, Cathy, and Joy Frances BRIGHAM (John DAVIES) of Victoria and children Becky, Tony, Judy, and Tim; along with brothers-in-law Joe BRIGHAM (Mary) of New Bern and son Phil; and Bill BRIGHAM (Pearl) of Mount Hope and children Cathy, Ruth, and Terry. He is lovingly remembered by dear cousins Kirk and Mary THORNTON of Orillia and Marilyn, Andrea, and Chrissie LEMIEUX of Toronto. He leaves many grand nieces and nephews and a great-grand niece. Deeply saddened are Friends from high school days, business and the art world, the cottages at Buckhorn and Boshkung Lakes, Don Mills and Aurora neighbours, as well as the many caregivers whose hearts were touched by his incredible courage and ceaseless wit and sense of humour. Special thanks goes to our primary care day nurse, Melissa, and primary care night nurse, Dan, our primary support worker, Jacquie, and most especially the Dies family, Bill, Joan, June, Rob, Paul, and Joanne for their generosity of spirit, Friendship, time, love, and personal care for Dad during this difficult time. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Southlake Regional Health Centre Foundation (Cancer Program) would be appreciated. Address: 615 Davis Dr., Suite 304, Newmarket, Ontario. L3Y 2R2. Alternatively, donations may be made to the Hugh Thornton Award. This has been established by the Minden Hills Cultural Centre to be given to a special Grade 8 student at Archie Stouffer Elementary School in Minden who has shown an interest and/or potential in the arts. The address is: Hugh Thornton Award, c/o Dianne GRAHAM, Agnes Jamieson Gallery, 176 Bobcaygeon Road, Minden, Ontario. K0M 2K0 Cremation has taken place. A public memorial service will be held on Sunday, November 19, at Trinity Anglican Church, 79 Victoria St. in Aurora, Ontario at 2 p.m.

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ZINSMEISTER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-03-25 published
KOOPMAN, C.H. "Kees"
At University Hospital, London on Thursday, March 23, 2006 C.H. (Kees) KOOPMAN of London in his 81st year. Husband for 53 years of Prijna of London. Father of Dennis of London and Gerald of Thornhill. Opa of Angela and Sean. Brother of Elsbeth ZINSMEISTER and Gerard KOOPMAN, both of Holland. Friends may call at the McFarlane and Roberts Funeral Home (2240 Wharncliffe Rd. S., Lambeth) on Monday, March 27, 2006 from 7-9 p.m. A private family memorial service will be held on Tuesday, March 28, 2006. Cremation. Donations to the Cardiac Fitness Institute gratefully acknowledged. "On-line condolences are available through www.mcfarlane-roberts.ca"

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ZISER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-04-27 published
ADAM/ADAMS, Mildred " Jean" (BALLANTYNE)
At London Health Sciences Centre, Victoria Hospital, on Wednesday, April 26th, 2006, Mildred "Jean" (BALLANTYNE) ADAM/ADAMS of London went Home to her Lord in her 95th year. Beloved wife of the late Owen "Bud" ADAM/ADAMS (1984.) Survived by her devoted son Doctor David ADAM/ADAMS and his wife Lynn and grandchildren Erin and Craig all of Edmonton. Also survived by her dedicated nieces Elizabeth ANGUS, Margaret NOBLE, Ellen PALSER and Pam ZISER, and many beloved Friends and family. Predeceased by her sister Edith LEE, brothers Fred and Leonard ANGUS, and nieces Barbara McCREATH and Marian PALSER. Friends will be received 1 hour prior to the funeral service being held in the chapel of the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London, on Saturday, April 29th at 11 a.m. with Reverend Sheldon W. DYCK of First Baptist Church officiating, followed by private interment in Woodland Cemetery, London. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations would be apprecaited to the Arthritis Society, 400 York Street, Suite 204, London N6B 3N2, or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario, 617 Wellington Street, London, N6A 3R6. On line condolences accepted at www.amgeorgefh.on.ca.

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ZISKA o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-10-05 published
ZISKA, Bertha (1924-2006)
Passed away peacefully at West Park Lodge on Wednesday, October 4, 2006 at the age of 81. Loving wife of the late Frank. Much loved mother of Elizabeth, grandmother of Van and Ester, and great-grandmother of Emilia. She will be remembered for her warm smile, generous heart and love of family. The legacy of her Muskoka home will continue in her memory with an open door, a full table, and open arms. We will miss her dearly. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter Yorke Chapel, 2357 Bloor St. W., at Windermere, east of the Jane subway, on Thursday from 5-8 p.m. Funeral Service to be held in the Chapel on Friday, October 6, 2006 at 3 p.m. Private interment Prospect Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Toronto Humane Society, or to the World Wildlife Fund.

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ZISKOS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-03-31 published
MICHAEL, Vesa (FOTOVSKY) (née KIRKOFF)
Passed away peacefully, at her home, on Thursday, March 30, 2006, at the age of 93. Born in August 1912 in the village of Drenoveni, Macedonia. She was predeceased by her husband Bill (Vasil). She will be greatly missed by her children Sophie GEORGEFF, Christine (Bill) ZISKOS, and Tasha MICHAEL. Beloved Baba of Dorothy (George) KIZOFF, Kathy (Darryl) PARSONS, Vanessa (Frank) DECARIA, and Alex (Jenny) ZISKOS. Beloved great-grandmother of Vasselle, Tammi, Danielle, Nadine and Claudia. Beloved great-great-grandmother of Amalia and Conan. Dear sister of Leftera PAPAMARKOS. Vesa will be missed by many nieces and nephews. Friends and family may visit at The Heritage Funeral Centre, 50 Overlea Blvd., Toronto, 416-423-1000, on Saturday, April 1st from 5-9 p.m. and on Sunday, April 2, 2006 from 2-9 p.m. Funeral Service to be held in the Chapel on Monday, April 3, 2006 at 11 a.m. Interment Mount Pleasant Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, the Heart and Stroke Foundation or a charity of your choice.

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ZITA o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-02-11 published
GAAL, Belinda " Lynn" (née NIELSEN)
Passed away on Saturday, February 4, 2006 at her home in Niagara Falls, Ontario with her family by her side at the age of 46. Belinda "Lynn" Ann Neilson GAAL, dearly beloved wife of Rob GAAL and mom to "our boys" Sam and Fred. Loving sister of Sue SHAFER, of Medicine Hat, Alberta and aunt of Amanda SHAFER, of Calgary. Very special friend of Mary HUNT and Pat ZITA. Friends will be received on Wednesday, February 15, 2006 from 1-2 p.m. at Hetherington & Deans Funeral Chapel, 5176 Victoria Ave., Niagara Falls. A Service of Remembrance will immediately follow in the chapel at 2 p.m. Cremation has taken place. Interment will take place at a later date in Queen's Park Cemetery, Calgary, Alberta. In lieu of flowers, memoriam contributions to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. The family is grateful to all of our Friends and colleagues who respected family privacy. On-line tributes may be made at www.mem.com

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ZITANI o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-12-11 published
ZITANI, Ida
After a long and courageous struggle with cancer Ida ZITANI died peacefully on December 6, 2006 at the age of 49 years. Beloved wife of Keith RODD, loving mother of daughters Erica, Sarah and Megan, daughter of Giovanna and the late Enzo, sister to Gabriella (Mauro) ZANCONATO, Cosimo ZITANI and Virginia ZITANI and aunt to Danielle, Robert, Brianne, Matthew and Lula. She will be missed by all. She will be remembered by her special friend Lorna ERWIN, and by Carla and Helen McCORMICK, who took a special place in Ida's heart after the death of their mother, and Ida's good friend, Sue. A memorial service will be held at the Carfrae Chapel, Mount Pleasant Cemetery, 375 Mount Pleasant Road, Toronto, Friday December 15 at 11: 00 a.m. Donations in Ida's memory to the Canadian Cancer Society or Saint_Joseph's Health Centre would be appreciated by the family, flowers gratefully declined. Arrangements entrusted to The Simple Alternative Funeral Centre, 416-441-1580. For additional information please visit www.etouch.ca.
"Let us be grateful to people who make us happy. They are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom."

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ZITTEL o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-01 published
ORLECKY, Walter
On Thursday, December 29, 2005 at the Greater Niagara General Hospital, Walter ORLECKY, husband of the late Gwenyth ORLECKY (1995.) Step-father of Morton GRANT. Grandfather of Kelly, Lynne and Mark. Four great-grandchildren also survive. Dear brother of Victor (Anne) ORLECKY, David (Elsie) ORLECKI, Rosalind YOUGHANS, Nancy HAM and Helen WAITE. Predeceased by brothers John ORLECKI, Joe ORLECKI, infant brother Harry and by sisters Mary KABAGE, Lena ATHEY, Anne SMITH and Margaret ZITTEL. Walter was a Veteran of World War 2 and fought in the battle of Ortona, was a Member of Branch 51 Royal Canadian Legion and a retired Customs and Excise Officer serving in Lahr, West Germany, Ottawa and Niagara Falls. Resting at the Funeral Chapel of Hetherington and Deans, 5176 Victoria Ave., Niagara Falls, 905-354-5614, for service in the Chapel on Wednesday, January 4, 2006 at 11 a.m. Interment will follow in Fairview Cemetery. In memoriam contributions to the Cancer Society or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated. Friends may call from 10 a.m. Wednesday until the service time at 11 a.m.

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ZIVKOVIC o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-02-04 published
ZIVKOVIC, Ozren " Ozzie"
In loving memory of Ozren (Ozzie) ZIVKOVIC, March 3, 1923 to February 4, 2005.
Those we love do not go away,
They walk beside us everyday,
Unseen, unheard, but always near,
Still loved, still missed, still very dear.
Love you always. Marilyn, Alix, Kevin, Sarah, Thomas, Jack, Zhivana and Liam.

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ZIZEK o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-26 published
SESTANJ, Amalija
Peacefully on Tuesday, April 25, 2006 at Credit Valley Hospital, in her 64th year. Beloved wife of Slavko. Loving mother of Vik. Dear sister of Joe FORTUNA (Mary), Minka STRAH and Annie ZIZEK (Casey). Dear aunt of Mario, Josey, Marko, Toncka, Drago, Casey and Erica. Sadly missed by many family and Friends in Canada and Slovenija. Friends will be received at the Ridley Funeral Home, 3080 Lake Shore Blvd. W. (between Islington and Kipling Aves., at 14th Street, 416-259-3705) on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Mass Thursday 10 a.m. at Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Church (Brown's Line). Interment Assumption Cemetery, Mississauga. If desired, donations to Dom Lipa would be appreciated. Messages of Condolence may be placed at www.RidleyFuneralHome.com

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