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OWEN o@ca.on.grey_county.artemesia.flesherton.the_flesherton_advance 2006-07-19 published
REILEY, Roberta
Of Owen Sound passed away peacefully in Kingston with her family by her side on Thursday July 13, 2006. Wife of the late Donald REILEY. Dear mother of Kim REILEY of Owen Sound and Gayle OWEN (Glenn) of Bath. Loving grandmother of Cheryl DAWSON and Paul OWEN of Kingston, Michael REILEY of Port Elgin and Thomas REILEY (Crystal) of Durham. Adoring great-grandmother of Alicia DAWSON and Hailey REILEY. Auntie Berta to Fran HEARD (Jack,) of Proton Station and Isabel KURZAWSKI (Chet) of Vancouver, British Columbia. Best friend of Melba CROFT of Owen Sound. Roberta led an exemplary life of service to others with a deep appreciation for all acts of kindness. Sincere thanks to the staff of Montreal 4 at Providence Manor for their special care and love. Cremation. A memorial Service celebrating the life of Roberta REILEY will be held in the Chapel of the Brian E. Wood Funeral Home, 250 - 14th Street West Owen Sound (519-376-7492) on Thursday, July 20, 2006 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Kristal McGEE officiating. Visitation one hour prior to service. If so desired the family would appreciate donations to the Providence Continuing Care Centre (Providence Manor Site), 752 King Street West, Kingston Ontario K7L 4X3 or the charity of your choice as your expression of sympathy.
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OWEN o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-07-18 published
REILEY, Roberta
Of Owen Sound, passed away peacefully in Kingston with her family by her side, on Thursday, July 13th, 2006. Wife of the late Donald REILEY. Dear mother of Kim REILEY, of Owen Sound and Gayle OWEN (Glenn,) of Bath. Loving grandmother of Cheryl DAWSON and Paul OWEN of Kingston, Michael REILEY, of Port Elgin and Thomas REILEY (Crystal,) of Durham. Adoring great-grandmother of Alicia DAWSON and Hailey REILEY. Auntie Berta to Fran HEARD (Jack,) of Proton Station and Isabel KURZAWSKI (Chet,) of Vancouver. Best friend of Melba CROFT of Owen Sound. Roberta led an exemplary life of service to others with a deep appreciation for all acts of kindness. Sincere thanks to the staff of Montreal 4 at Providence Manor for their special care and love. Cremation. A Memorial Service celebrating the life of Roberta REILEY, will be held in the Chapel of the Brian E. Wood Funeral Home, 250 -- 14th Street West, Owen Sound (376-7492) on Thursday, July 20th, 2006 at 11: 00 a.m. with Rev. Kristal McGEE officiating. Visitation one hour prior to service. If so desired, the family would appreciate donations to the Providence Continuing Care Centre (Providence Manor Site), 752 King Street West, Kingston, Ontario K7L-4X3 or the charity of your choice as your expression of sympathy.

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OWEN o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-01-28 published
OWEN, Bob " Doc"
The family of the late Bob (Doc) OWEN would like to express our sincere appreciation to all those who visited, brought food, sent emails, cards, flowers, and gave donations. Thank you to our family, Friends and colleagues for supporting us through this difficult time. Thank you to all who shared their stories and memories you had with Bob. Your kindness will always be remembered. A special thank you to the staff at Longworth Funeral Home for their caring and guidance and to Chaplain Len Reimer for the service. Marg, Karen and Sharon Owen

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OWEN o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-02-11 published
MacLACHLAN, Richard "Dick" Oswald Daniel
Beloved husband of Donna (OWEN) for 56 years, passed away on Thursday, February 9, 2006 at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance at the age of 79. Born in Chatham, son of the late Richard and Elsie (SCHULTZE) MacLACHLAN. Loving father to two daughters, Linda DWYER and her husband Don of Ajax, Diane GORDON and her husband Tim of Chatham, and one son Robert and his wife Pamela BLONDIA of Tupperville. Richard was a Stationary Engineer at International Truck and Engine for 37½ years, retiring in 1985 due to ill health. He was also a life member and past elder of St. Andrew's United Church, Past Master of Wellington Lodge No. 46 Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons, Member of Scottish Rite Lodge of Perfection and the Kent Chapter of the Rose Croix, Moore Sovereign Consistory, Hamilton, Mocha Temple Shrine, London, Ahcom Shrine Club, Chatham, Past First Principal Wellington-MacNabb Chapter No. 47 and Past Grand Steward of Grand Chapter, Member of Kent Preceptory No. 20, Babylon Council No. 11, Royal Ark Mariners, York Rite Sovereign College No. 9, Saint John Conclave No. 11, Windsor, Chatham Council No. 123 of the Allied Masonic Degrees of Canada. In May, 2002, Richard received the Gold Honour Award in recognition of his outstanding service in York Rite Masonry by the York Rite College of North America. In November, 2004, he received an Emblem honouring his fifty years as a Mason. He is survived by two sisters, Helen ARNOLD and Elsie Lou MacLACHLAN and her fiancé Bob CUMMING, all of Chatham, a niece Nancy BERRY and her husband Michael of Stoney Creek, an Aunt, Arletta (SCHULTZE) HASS of Pembroke. He is predeceased by a brother-in-law George ARNOLD (1984.) He dearly loved his grandchildren and will be sadly missed by six grandchildren, Trevor HILTZ, Ryan, Kristyn and Ethan DWYER, Sarah and Emily MacLACHLAN, and one step-granddaughter Ashley GORDON. Family will receive Friends at the McKinlay Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham on Sunday from 2: 00-4:30 p.m. and 7: 00-9:00 p.m. Funeral service at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, February 13, 2006 from the Funeral Home with Reverend Michael BROOKS of St. Andrew's United Church officiating. A Masonic Memorial Service will be held at 7: 00 p.m. on Sunday at the Funeral Home. Interment Maple Leaf Cemetery, Chatham. Donations, made by cheque, to Shriner's Children Hospital, Montreal or to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated. Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com

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OWEN o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-04-19 published
OWEN, John Albert " Taffy"
Passed away at the home of his daughter in Oro Station on Monday, April 17, 2006, in his 91st year. son of the late William and Henrietta Ann OWEN. Brother of the late Walter Briscoe. Husband of the late Sarah (Sadie) McFARLANE. Dear Father of John (Rhonda,) Nicki, Louis (Lois), Leslie (Joanne), Beverley (Jeffrey), Colleen (Wayne), Jamie (Donna) and predeceased by his son Brian. Lovingly remembered by all of his grandchildren and great grandchildren. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at the W. John Thomas Funeral Home, 244 Victoria Street, E., Alliston, Ontario., Thursday, April 20th at 2: 00 p.m. The family will receive Friends from 1: 00 p.m. until the time of service at 2:00 p.m. If so desired, memorial donations to The Salvation Army or Stevenson Memorial Hospital Foundation, Alliston would be appreciated.

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OWEN o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-04-29 published
SCOTT, Barbara (née OWEN)
At Seaforth Community Hospital on Friday, April 28, 2006, Barbara (OWEN) SCOTT of Seaforth, in her 79th year. Beloved wife of the late Gordon SCOTT (1991.) Dear mother of Brian (Sandra,) Scarborough, Jean (Richard SHADDICK), Ottawa, Ted (Kathy) and Bill (Karen), all of Waterloo, Bruce, Seaforth, Stuart (Susan), South Korea and Allyson (Rob CARDIFF,) Brussels. Loved grandmother of Kim (Gary CLARKE), Lisa, Cathrine, Sandra (Sean), David (Sara), Lynn (Trevor), Nancy, Jill (Matt), Carly, Chris, Tim (Krista), Jeff, Victoria, Sophie and Albert. Loving great-grandmother of Gabriel CLARKE and Xavyer and Montgomeree SCOTT. Remembered by her brother Roy (Betty) OWEN of Wales and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents George and Dora OWEN and her sister Van (Lewis TYLER.) Family will receive Friends at the Whitney-Ribey Funeral Home, 87 Goderich Street West, Seaforth on Saturday from 7-9 p.m. and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Legion memorial service will be held at the funeral home on Sunday at 6: 45 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at Saint Thomas Anglican Church, Seaforth on Monday, May 1 at 3: 00 p.m. Rev. Sue MALPUS will officiate. Interment Maitlandbank Cemetery, Seaforth. Memorial donations to Seaforth Community Hospital Foundation appreciated. Condolences at www.whitneyribeyfuneralhome.com

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OWEN o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-05-22 published
KINLIN, Irmgard " Irmie" Sophie (née LANGENHORST)
Died peacefully in her 61st year at London Health Sciences Centre on Saturday, May 20th, 2006, with family at her bedside. Cherished and beloved wife of Lawrence (Larry) KINLIN. Step-mother of Deborah KINLIN- HYNES, Michelle OWEN, William (Bill) KINLIN and Nerina HOFFMAN, Tracey and Robert (Bob) MITCHELL, Carrie KINLIN and Ryan PAYNE and Daryl KINLIN. Dear daughter of Mina (Mini) LANGENHORST. Dear sister of Alfred LANGENHORST. Loving Oma of Kierstin, Victoria, Colin, Shelby, Shayna, Hannah, Danielle, Owen, Carson and Kamden. Dear sister-in-law of Mary ESTELLE and Gary HARE and nephews Geoffrey and Ryan. A very special thank you to Asmeret WOLDEGIORGIS for her exceptional care of Irmie. Irmie was recognized in 1984 and 1986 for her financial accomplishments in Who's Who of Canadian Women. Irmie had an extensive financial career with Continental Bank in Montreal and Toronto. As a volunteer, Irmie gave generously of her time as a Board Member of Sarnia Lambton Centre for Children and Youth, a founding Board Member of Weldon Park Academy London, a volunteer at C.P.R.I. London, and as a vice-president of Big Brothers and Sisters of Montreal. She had a deep love for animals, especially horses. Visitation will be held a the Westview Funeral Chapel, 709 Wonderland Road North, on Tuesday, May 23rd, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Prayers will be said on Tuesday evening at 7: 30 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Piux X Parish, 777 Valetta Street, on Wednesday, May 24th, 2006 at 11 a.m. Interment at Saint Peter's Cemetery. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Irmie are asked to consider London Health Sciences Foundation or C.P.R.I. Email condolences can also be sent to mail@westviewfuneralchapel.com

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OWEN o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-07-03 published
Teen killed in rollover near Simcoe
By Free Press Staff, Mon., July 3, 2006
The Canada Day holiday weekend took a deadly turn when one teen was killed and a second was left with life-threatening injuries in a car crash Saturday night in Norfolk County.
The teens were ejected from a car after the driver lost control on Turkey Point Road about 10 kilometres southwest of Simcoe.
Norfolk County Ontario Provincial Police say the death and injuries caused by the crash may have been avoided if seatbelts were used.
Six people aged 17 and 18 were crammed into a small Volkswagen heading south on Turkey Point Road at 7: 10 p.m.
The driver swerved to avoid colliding with a vehicle in the intersection of Concession Road 8 and lost control, rolling the car several times, police said.
Two of five passengers in the Volkswagen were thrown from the car. Amanda OWEN, 18, of Paris was killed. Nicholas DERTINGER, 19, of LaSalette, Ontario, suffered life-threatening injuries and was in critical condition in a Hamilton hospital.
The driver and three other passengers were taken to Norfolk General Hospital for treatment of non life-threatening injuries, police said.
The driver of the other car was not injured.
Emergency personnel responded to several crashes in the London area yesterday.
A van and a car collided at Commissioners and Wellington roads just before 9 a.m., sending the van down an embankment.
Emergency personnel extricated a driver involved in a two-vehicle crash about 4 p.m. at Dundas and Saskatoon streets.
At about 9 p.m. last night, an 82-year-old woman was taken to hospital for serious injuries in a single vehicle incident after her vehicle impacted with a tree.

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OWEN o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-11-27 published
KIRK, Norman Earnest (1903-2006)
After a full and long life, Norman E. KIRK, in his 104th year, passed away peacefully, November 24th, at University Hospital, London. He was the last surviving child from the family of Andrew W. and Florence (OWEN) KIRK. Norman's memories and stories of his youth, growing up in Westminster Township, were shared with all those who knew him. His positive attitude, his stubbornness, his will to live and his good genes account for his longevity. A widower since 1984, when his wife Edna (KILMER) died, he is survived by his four children; Douglas and his wife Maureen David (Marla 2003;) Bonnie STACPOOLE and husband Tony; Bob and his wife Joan. His thirteen grandchildren and twenty-two great-grandchildren will dearly miss him. Having been blessed by having great neighbours, he was able to live in his own house until very recently. He had been a Canadian Pacific Railway pensioner for the past thirty-eight years. He has been a member of Saint_John's Lodge 209a for over 79 years. He bowled and drove until his hundreth year. He enjoyed being a part of what was happening around him. Visitation will be on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. with a Masonic service to be held under the auspices of Saint_John's Lodge #209a at 7 p.m. The funeral service will be held in the Needham Funeral Chapel (520 Dundas Street, London) on Tuesday November 28, 2006 at 1 p.m. Interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Memorial donations to Wesley-Knox United Church Memorial Fund or the charity of your choice would be appreciated. Tributes may be made at www.mem.com

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OWEN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-04-22 published
DREGER, Dorothy Agnes (formerly RUDY, née OWEN)
(January 30, 1935-April 15, 2006)
The children of Dorothy DREGER (Jim, Greg, and Leah) have sad and regrettable news: Dorothy passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on April 15, 2006. Nothing in the world prepares you for this type of shock and despair. We can only be thankful that her passing was peaceful, and that the family was given an opportunity to say our last goodbyes. A special thanks to the staff at Rockyview Hospital, whose support and kindness helped us through a very trying time. An open house memorial will be held at her home in Red Deer (571260 Avenue) on Saturday, May 13th. Guests are welcome to drop in any time between noon and 6: 00 p.m. Food will be provided, and guests are encouraged to bring photographs and other memorabilia to reminisce and celebrate her life. Dorothy was working on her memoirs and she would have loved for guests to provide the final chapter, with their own recollections and stories. Please contact us via email at dot.memorial@yahoo.ca to convey condolences or memoir contributions. You may also share your condolences at www.remembering.canada.com. Dorothy was a real 'nature nut' and if a donation is desired, the World Wildlife Fund or similar charity would be a great choice.

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OWEN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-05-20 published
DICKSON/DIXON, Dilys Ann (née FREDERICK) (1950-2006)
Passed away peacefully in Montreal on Friday May 12, 2006. Beloved wife of Thomas Julian Dixon of Saint-Lazare, Quebec. Dear sister of John Owen Strathearn FREDERICK (Pamela) of Ottawa, Ontario. Daughter of the late Doctor Fred Owen FREDERICK and the late Dilys Catherine Hendrie OWEN. A private family commemoration will be held. In lieu of flowers, donations made to the organization of your choice would be greatly appreciated. The family would like to thank the caregivers, nurses and doctors of the 15th floor of the Montreal General Hospital for their care and compassion. Ann was well known and respected in the dog fancy. She and Tom have been longtime breeders and exhibitors of Bearded Collies, under the kennel name Strathearn. Ann held many positions in various dog clubs and was deeply committed to the welfare and enjoyment of her beloved breed. Beardies were Ann's passion and she will be greatly missed by all that knew her. Sincere thanks to Ann's close Friends and to those in the Beardie and dog communities across Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom that supported her and sent her their best wishes during her stay in hospital. Ann drew great strength from them and left us knowing she was truly loved.

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OWEN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-10-06 published
OWEN, Eila Bruce (LOCKHART, née McLEAN)
Previously Eila OWEN when she lived in Canada for many years married to Phil OWEN. Born in Surabaya, Batavia (Indonesia) in 1919. Died in Hove-Brighton, England on Sunday September 17, 2006 aged 87. Mother of Colin (deceased), Selwyn (Margaret) and Loudon (Adrienne). Grandmother of Tobias, Rachael, Alicia and Callum. Wife of Writer Robin Bruce LOCKHART. Eila deeply appreciated Canada and the Friendship and love of her many Friends in this great country.

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OWEN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-18 published
SHANTZ, Arthur Graham
Peacefully at his home in Welland, on Sunday, January 15, 2006. Mr. Arthur G. SHANTZ, B.S.A., formerly of Fonthill, in his 93rd year. Beloved husband of Jean (WINTON) and loving father of Beth HARPER and her husband Rick of Texas and Alan SHANTZ and his wife Dianne CHAPPEL of Cambridge. Also loved by his grandchildren Gregory HARPER, Lisa and her husband Chris SERNA and Michael HARPER. Dear brother of Murray SHANTZ and his wife Mary of Unionville. Survived by several nieces, nephews and their families. Mr. SHANTZ was a graduate of the Ontario Agricultural College in Guelph class of 1936, was President of the Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association and owned and operated fruit farms in Fonthill and St. Catharines. He was a 32nd Degree Mason with Moore Sovereign Consistory in Hamilton and a member of Phoenix Lodge No. 535 in Fonthill, Elgin Lodge of Perfection in Niagara Falls and Niagara Valley of Rose Croix in Niagara Falls. Cremation has taken place. A memeorial service will be conducted on Saturday, January 21, 2006 at 2: 00 p.m. at Fonthill United Church, 42 Church Hill, Fonthill, with Reverend Paul OWEN officiating. Memorial donations may be made to the Fonthill United Church Building Fund, or to Wesley Robins Retirement Village, 242 First Avenue North, Welland L3C 7J2. Online condolences through www.pedlarfuneralhome.ca

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OWEN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-30 published
OWEN, Vernon James
(Retired from Lennox Industries and member of the Elmvale Curling Club)
Passed away peacefully, on Saturday, January 28, 2006, at the Huronia District Hospital, Midland. Vern OWEN of Georgina Beach, in his 66th year. Beloved husband of Sandra. Loved father of Stacey OWEN and Keith RAYBURN of Georgia, U.S.A., and Scott OWEN and Sheena of West Hill. Loving grandfather of Sarah and Gavin. Dear son of Dorothy and the late Gordon OWEN, and brother of Murray OWEN of Georgina Beach and Phyllis GOULD of Brantford. Vern will be sadly missed by his nieces and nephews and their families. Friends may call at the Lynn-Stone Funeral Home, Elmvale, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral Service at the Lynn-Stone Funeral Home, Elmvale, on Wednesday, February 1 at 1: 30 p.m. Cremation with interment at Allenwood United Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Royal Victoria Hospital Cancer Centre would be appreciated. Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to lynnstone@sympatico.ca

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OWEN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-03-19 published
OWEN, Winston
At Princess Margaret Hospital in Toronto, on Friday, March 17, 2006, at the age of 54. Beloved husband of Lorella. Loving father of Camille, Marie, Sean, Michael, Marion, Ashley, and Jessica. Proud grandfather of Avantae, and Elijah. The family will receive Friends at the McEachnie Funeral Home, 28 Old Kingston Road, Ajax (Pickering Village), 905-428-8488, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday. The Funeral Service will be held at Southside Worship Centre, 55 Emperor Street, Ajax, on Wednesday, March 22, 2006 at 11: 00 a.m. Interment in Resthaven Memorial Gardens.

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OWENS o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-10-13 published
FOURNIER, Corinne (FRADETTE)
Passed away peacefully on Tuesday October 10, 2006, in her 62nd year, at home in Baden, Ontario, with her loving family at her side. Corinne was a devoted wife and best friend to husband, Andre FOURNIER. Devoted mother to Richard and wife Susanne of Ottawa, Raymond and wife Leanne of Montreal. Memere will be cherished and dearly missed by five wonderful grandchildren Christopher, Chelsea, Kayla, Brayden and Kyle. She loved them all more than anything and was extremely proud of all of them. Loving sister to Marc FRADETTE and wife Marilyn. Predeceased by her parents Carmen and John. Corinne was loved by everyone she touched through her smile, humor and love. According to Corinne's wishes, cremation has taken place. Friends and relatives are invited to memorial visitation on Monday October 16, 2006 from 9 a.m. to 11: 00 a.m. at Mark Jutzi Funeral Home, 291 Huron Street, New Hamburg (519-662-1661) (Please note that Huron Street, Bridge is closed). Transfer will be made to St. Agatha Roman Catholic Church for Memorial Mass at 11: 30 a.m. with Fr. Charles FEDY officiating. Burial to follow in the adjoining cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Grand River Regional Cancer Centre or the Canadian Cancer Society by contacting the funeral home. Special thanks to Doctor OWENS and the caring staff at the Grand River Regional Cancer Centre.

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OWENS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-04-24 published
OWENS, Rev. Joseph
By Lloyd GERSON, Page A18
Teacher, priest. Born April 17, 1908, in Saint John, New Brunswick Died October 31, 2005, in Toronto, of Alzheimer's disease, aged Rev. Joseph OWENS was educated at Saint Mary's College, Brockville, Ontario, and at seminaries in Woodstock, Ontario, and Montreal. He was ordained a priest in the religious community of Redemptorists in 1933. He received a licentiate in Medieval Studies from the Pontifical Institute of Medieval Studies in Toronto in 1946 and a doctorate in 1951.
Father OWENS was an avid hockey player, swimmer, and cribbage devotee well into his 70s. He relished summers in New Brunswick with his large extended family and used to spend days swimming the lake near his family and home, "docking" at what seemed to be the liveliest shoreline parties. Father OWENS's facility with languages was well known; he was once sent to serve for a brief time at a Ukrainian parish in Alberta. Jokingly asked by a colleague whether, while there, he learned any Ukrainian, Father OWENS replied, "No, not really. Just enough to give sermons and hear confessions."
A man of both deep personal piety and intellectual rigour, he saw only continuity and no discord between his religion and philosophy. His philosophical studies and teaching never collided with his faith because he did not see his faith as an impediment to the possession of the truth. His shyness and reserve only pertained to the ephemeral particularities of life; when colleagues and students engaged him in what he regarded as the most serious matters, he was utterly transparent and open.
Father OWENS's voluminous writings on the philosophies of Aristotle and Saint Thomas Aquinas led to his nearly universal recognition as one of the world's great experts on this philosophical tradition. His doctoral dissertation, published as The Doctrine of Being in the Aristotelian Metaphysics (1951) is still today, more than 50 years later, regarded as a standard work in the field. Following that initial work were more books and many scholarly articles and reviews. Long before the days of personal computers (and even after their inception,) Father OWENS produced virtually all of these works on an antique portable manual typewriter in a tiny, sparse office in the Institute of Medieval Studies building. He was always available for a chat or a philosophical comment, but a visitor leaving could hear the typewriter tapping again even before the door closed.
Father OWENS viewed the marvels of creation and the gift of reason as seamlessly connected. At the Toronto parish church where he lived and served during his entire time in the city, the members of that community found themselves one winter with a broken boiler and a potentially huge repair bill. Father OWENS took off for the Toronto Public Library in search of a book on boilers and their repair. First, he focused his penetrating intellect on the theory; then, he applied a very compact muscular frame to its application. A disconcertingly short time later, all was well with the boiler and Father OWENS was back immersed in the intricacies of Thomistic metaphysics.
In 1954, Father OWENS became a fellow of the Pontifical Institute of Medieval Studies and a professor in the Department of Philosophy, University of Toronto. He retired from that department in 1973, although he continued to teach. OWENS held many other appointments in his career.
There was no room in Father OWENS's character for false modesty about his standing in the academic world since he was completely filled with the real thing. He knew what he knew, and above all that his real achievements were nothing if they were not service to the good with which he longed to be filled. When disease removed his memory and his intellectual powers several years before his death, one could then see even more clearly how he had succeeded.
Lloyd was a colleague of Father OWENS.

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OWENS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-12-12 published
FLEMING/FLEMMING, Lawrence A.
After a lengthy illness, Larry passed away December 7, 2006 in his 81st year. He will be greatly missed and lovingly remembered by his dearest partner and best friend Jeanne E. MANNERS of Toronto and Leamington, Ontario and North Port, Florida and her family Earl and Valarie MANNERS and dear Papa to Emma and Natalie, and Cynthia MANNERS (Philip SAINT_JULES) and Joseph and Andrea ST. JULES. Also by his sister Janet, Mrs. John DOPLER and their family Chuck, April and Nikolas DOPLER and his four daughters Patricia ANDERSON, Deborah (Clarke OWENS) and Rebecca FLEMING/FLEMMING, Barbara GIZZO (David,) his grandchildren Victoria ANDERSON and Chris and Becky ANDERSON and his great-grandchildren Jordyn and Madalyn. Funeral arrangements handled by Dunlope-Shorac Funderal Home, Wintersville, Ohio. Interment 13 December 2006 at Union Cemetery, Stuebenville, Ohio.

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