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EWALD o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-10-31 published
TRAVERS, Violet "Vi" Alice (née TRAVERS)
Peacefully, on Sunday, October 29th, 2006, with family present, in her 99th year at the Winston Park, Nursing Home, Kitchener. Vi was born July 2nd, 1908 at Lot 17, Concession 3, East Oxford. She was employed from the age of 16 until her retirement in 1973, with the Canadian National Telegraph, serving in Woodstock, Windsor, Hamilton, Toronto and lastly in London. She resided at 857 James Street, Woodstock from 1982 until moving to Kitchener in 2005. Vi was a member of Christ Church (Anglican), Oxford Centre, and for many years since retirement was a volunteer at the gift shop of Woodstock General Hospital. In recent years she attended Learning Unlimited and Seniors on the Move. She was the loving aunt of June PARKING and Wilma EWALD who survived her. She will be fondly remembered by 18 great-nieces and nephews (and their mates). These are children of June and Aubrey PARKING of Woodstock, Nita and Ron HOGG of Thamesford, Eve and Howard GREENLY of London, Joyce and Donald STEWARD/STEWART/STUART of Thamesford, and Wilma and Dennis EWALD of Kitchener. She is also survived by 39 great-great-nieces and nephews (and 7 mates) and 11 great-great-great-nieces and nephews. She was a special friend to Dorothy GREENLY. Predeceased by her parents, Alice (PERRETT) TRAVERS (1959,) Bernard TRAVERS, (1960,) only sister Bernice GREENLY (1981,) and brother-in-law Ernest GREENLY (1985.) Also predeceased by nieces Joyce STEWARD/STEWART/STUART (1984,) Nita HOGG (1998,) nephew Howard GREENLY (2002,) and nephew-in-law Aubrey PARKING (2002,) as well as an infant great, great-niece Madelyn Ewald WHITE/WHYTE (2003.) Visitation will be on Tuesday, October 31st, from 6-9 p.m. at the R.D. Longworth Funeral Home, 845 Devonshire Ave., Woodstock (519-539-0004). The Funeral Service will take place at Christ Church Anglican Oxford Centre on Wednesday, November 1st, 2006 at 11: 00 a.m. Committal will follow immediately in the Christ Church Anglican Cemetery, Oxford Centre. Charitable donations may be made to Christ Church Anglican, Oxford Centre. Hers was a life of quiet dignity, with interest and joy in sharing in the lives of those around her. Online condolences at www.longworthfuneralhome.com

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EWALD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-06-07 published
AIKEN, John Edward
Of Guelph, passed away peacefully at the Guelph General Hospital Friday, June 2nd, 2006, at the age of 82 after a long and healthy life. He loved his family, he loved his home and he loved to ski. He worked right until the end and is now officially retired. He will be greatly missed by his beloved wife Barbara, his son David (Sue) AIKEN and his daughters; Nancy (Tim) LUDWIG and Heather (Mark) EWALD. He will be lovingly remembered by his grandchildren Rachael and Kellen AIKEN and Emmett and Meg EWALD. Please join us in celebrating his life, Monday, June 12th, 2006 at 3: 00 p.m. at the Wall-Custance Funeral Home and Chapel, 206 Norfolk Street, Guelph. (Reception to follow in the Wall-Custance Family Centre). Memorial contributions to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. (Wall-Custance 519 822-0051; www.wallcustance.com)

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EWART o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-04-04 published
TOWERS, George V.
Of Saint Thomas passed away at the Saint Thomas-Elgin General Hospital Continuing Care Centre on Sunday, April 2, 2006, in his 91st year. Husband of Ruth (FINCH) Rogers TOWERS and the late Rhoda (PAFFORD) TOWERS (1985.) Father of Barbara EWART and her husband Robert, and Kenneth V. TOWERS and his wife Lois, all of Saint Thomas. Step-father of Donna USHER and her husband Glen of Princeton, and Beth GILLIS and her partner John DICKSON/DIXON of Tiverton. Also survived by 7 grandchildren, many great-grandchildren, 1 great-great-granddaughter, and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by a great-grand_son, Scott KYLE, sisters, Elizabeth GARVEY, Agnes TEMPLE and Mildred WILSON and by brothers, Walter R. TOWERS and Frederick TOWERS. Born in Saint Thomas, May 25, 1915, the son of the late Walter and Mary Ann (ABDEY) TOWERS. He was the retired divisional vice-president of manufacturing for Clark Equipment Canada Ltd., Saint Thomas. George was a member of Grace United Church, a life member of Saint Thomas Lodge #44, Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons, a member of the London Lodge of Perfection, Mocha Temple Shrine, London and the Hi-Ro Shrine Club of Elgin. Friends will be received at the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington Street, Saint Thomas on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service will be held on Thursday at 1: 30 p.m. Interment in Elmdale Memorial Park. Memorial donations to the charity of one's choice gratefully acknowledged. A Masonic memorial service will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday at 6: 45 p.m. under the auspices of Saint Thomas Lodge #44, Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons

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EWART o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-07-11 published
TOWERS, Ruth M. (formerly ROGERS, née FINCH)
Passed away at her residence, Caressant Care on Mary Bucke, Saint Thomas on Sunday, July 9, 2006, in her 91st year. Born in North Dorchester Twp., Ontario, July 7, 1916, the daughter of the late Frank and Bessie (MOORE) FINCH. She lived the greater part of her life in the Belmont area and Saint Thomas. Ruth was an adherent of Grace United Church, Saint Thomas. Beloved wife of the late William ROGERS (1984) and the late George V. TOWERS (2006.) Dearly loved mother of Donna USHER and her husband Glen of Princeton, and Beth GILLIS and her partner John DICKSON/DIXON of Tiverton. Cherished grandmother of Scott BISER and his wife Jennifer of Guelph, and Mark BISER and his partner Trinity of London. Step-mother of Barbara EWART and her husband Robert, and Kenneth V. TOWERS and his wife Lois, all of Saint Thomas. Sister of Reta LEVERE (late Dwight) of Prescott, Jack FINCH (Rhea) of Stoney Creek, Harry FINCH (late Betty) of London, Allan FINCH (Mary) of Belmont, late Gordon FINCH, and late Tom FINCH (Betty of Brussels.) Lovingly remembered by Fred BISER and his wife Liz of London. Also survived by 5 step-grandchildren and their families, as well as many nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington Street, Saint Thomas on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service will be held on Thursday at 11: 00 a.m. Interment in Dorchester Union Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or the Muscular Dystrophy Association of Canada gratefully acknowledged.

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EWART o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-10-30 published
EWART, John Michael
Of Saint Thomas on Sunday, October 29, 2006, at the Saint Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, in his 53rd year. Dearly loved partner of Joanne GATECLIFFE and loved father of Michael and his wife Cheryl of Saint Thomas, Jamie and his wife Kerri of Mississauga, Jonathan and Adam, both of Saint Thomas. Dear son of Donna EWART of Saint Thomas and the late John EWART (1998.) Loved grandfather of Mikaela and Raine. Dear brother of Joanne and her husband Dan GORDON of Saint Thomas and uncle of Melissa and her husband Mike GAYLARD and Chris Gordon. John was born in Saint Thomas on May 26, 1954. He worked for Mortgage Alliance. John was a graduate of A.V.S.S. and was active in sports. He umpired many years in Saint Thomas and was a member of the Umpires Association. He was also a member of the Elgin Labour Centre and formerly of the Centennial Sports Club. Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin Street, Saint Thomas where funeral service will be held Wednesday at 1: 00 p.m. Interment to follow in Elmdale Cemetery. Visitation Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Remembrances may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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EWART o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-09-21 published
EWART, Margaret Isabel
Quietly, at her home, on September 15, 2006, in her 91st year, Margaret Isabel EWART. Predeceased by her husband of 50 years, Dr. H.T. EWART (1994) and her brother Bill HUBBARD, of California. She is survived by her sons Graham and his wife Sheila (Toronto), Rob and his wife Vicki (Springfield, Illinois) and Deane and his wife Martha (Midland) as well as 3 grandchildren (Ellen, Robert and Tom). For many years Boggs was involved with the life and activities of McMaster University, Chedoke Hospital (and its predecessor, the Mountain Sanitorium), St Giles United Church, the Imperial Order of the Daughters of the Empire, Lynwood Hall Children's Centre and many other community organizations. Her wishes were for immediate cremation and no funeral service. A gathering of Friends will be announced at a later date. Donations may be made to Chedoke McMaster Foundation, the Hamilton Foundation, Queen's University or McMaster University in her memory. To contact the family email to boggsewart@hotmail.com.

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EWASHKIW o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-04-18 published
CROFTON, Jessie Elizabeth (née NICHOL)
(June 15, 1911-April 14, 2006)
Veteran World War 2 Royal Canadian Air Force
Peacefully at Christie Gardens, Toronto in her 95th year. Beth was the daughter of the late Jessie Catherine (HENDRIE) Nichol ROSSITER and John Scott NICHOL in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, and wife of the late William Cavendish CROFTON (d. 1972.) She is survived by her children Elizabeth EWASHKIW (Malcolm) of Belleville, Ontario, Bill CROFTON (Maxine) of Nanaimo, British Columbia, and grandchildren Christine LESNIEWSKI (Gregg,) Stephen EWASHKIW (Jane), Eben CROFTON (Tracie ROYAL), Celene (Vince MIHOC), Nicholas (Hannah GRANT,) Michael, and Amy CROFTON, and great-grandchild Karina LESNIEWSKI. Beth was predeceased by her siblings Gwendolyn Marjorie NICHOL (1899-1982) and Stuart Hendrie NICHOL (1903-1969,) her grandchildren Robin EWASHKIW (1968) and Jordan CROFTON (1998.) Beth's family is extremely grateful for the tender loving care provided by the sensitive and supportive caregivers at Christie Gardens. Cremation. A Memorial Service will be held at the Morley Bedford Funeral Home, 159 Eglinton Ave. W. (2 stoplights west of Yonge St.), Toronto, 416-489-8733 on Saturday, May 6th, 2006 at 2 p.m. If desired, in lieu of flowers donations may be made to Covenant House, 20 Gerrard St. E., Toronto, Ontario, M5B 2P3 or Breakfast For Learning, 25 Sheppard Ave. W, Ste. 100, Toronto, Ontario, M2N 6S7.

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EWASHKIW o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-18 published
CROFTON, Jessie Elizabeth (née NICHOL)
(June 15, 1911-April 14, 2006)
Veteran World War 2 Royal Canadian Air Force
Peacefully at Christie Gardens, Toronto in her 95th year. Beth was the daughter of the late Jessie Catherine (HENDRIE) Nichol ROSSITER and John Scott NICHOL in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, and wife of the late William Cavendish CROFTON (d. 1972.) She is survived by her children Elizabeth EWASHKIW (Malcolm) of Belleville, Ontario, Bill CROFTON (Maxine) of Nanaimo, British Columbia, and grandchildren Christine LESNIEWSKI (Gregg,) Stephen EWASHKIW (Jane), Eben CROFTON (Tracie ROYAL), Celene (Vince MIHOC), Nicholas (Hannah GRANT,) Michael, and Amy CROFTON, and great-grandchild Karina LESNIEWSKI. Beth was predeceased by her siblings Gwendolyn Marjorie NICHOL (1899-1982) and Stuart Hendrie NICHOL (1903-1969,) her grandchildren Robin EWASHKIW (1968) and Jordan CROFTON (1998.) Beth's family is extremely grateful for the tender loving care provided by the sensitive and supportive caregivers at Christie Gardens. Cremation. A Memorial Service will be held at the Morley Bedford Funeral Home, 159 Eglinton Ave. W. (2 stoplights west of Yonge St.), Toronto, 416-489-8733 on Saturday, May 6th, 2006 at 2 p.m. If desired, in lieu of flowers donations may be made to Covenant House, 20 Gerrard St. E., Toronto, Ontario, M5B 2P3 or Breakfast For Learning, 25 Sheppard Ave. W., Ste. 100, Toronto, Ontario, M2N 6S7.

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EWASIUK o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-26 published
EWASIUK, Nick
(Veteran of World War 2; retired Freight Handler with Canadian Pacific Railway)
Peacefully after a brief illness on Tuesday, January 24, 2006, at St. Joseph's Health Centre. Nick, in his 87th year, beloved husband of Anne for 54 years. Brother of Rose TARASCHUK and husband Walter of Ottawa. Survived by many nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the Lynett Funeral Home, 3299 Dundas St. West (one block east of Runnymede) Saturday from 12: 30 p.m. until time of service in the chapel at 2 p.m. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Joseph's Health Centre or to The Royal Canadian Legion, Maple Leaf Branch 266.

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