SCHAAFSMA o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-04-08 published
NYENHUIS, Susan Maria Agnes (née VANLEEUWEN)
At Woodstock General Hospital on Sunday, April 6, 2008, Susan Maria Agnes NYENHUIS (née VANLEEUWEN,) recently of Woodstock and formerly of Stratford, in her 72nd year after a long struggle with cancer. Daughter of the late William Sr. and Agnes (nee TOUW) VANLEEUWEN. Beloved wife of Gerald for 49 years. Dear mother of Joanne DUTTMANN of Amherstburg, Wilbur NYENHUIS (Debbie) of London, Tom NYENHUIS (Yvonne) of Stratford, Rosemary CHRISTOPHER (Paul) of Toronto, Christine SCHAAFSMA (Jeff) of Woodstock, Michael NYENHUIS of London, Steven NYENHUIS (Jacky) of London, and the late Susan (1971). Loving grandmother of Lisa, Cheryl, Corinne, Berendina, Hazel, Gerald, Austin, Lawrence, Sophia and Gabriella and great-grandmother of Daniel. Dear sister of Sister Maria VANLEEUWEN, CSJ of London, Leo VANLEEUWEN (Shirley) of Stratford, Bill VANLEEUWEN (Sharon) of Everton, Arkansas, Tony VANLEEUWEN (Helen) of Guelph, Adrie VANLEEUWEN of Guelph, William VANLEEUWEN, Jr. of Gadshill and Alida BRUNK (Melvin) of Gadshill. Sister-in-law of Frank NYENHUIS (Mary) of Stratford and Huub NYENHUIS (Josephine) of Avonton. Also lovingly remembered by her brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law and aunts in The Netherlands, as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins. Cousin of Jo NOLTE of Toronto. Also predeceased by her sister-in-law Catherine VAN LEEUWEN (née KENNEDY) (1986.) Friends will be received at the Smith-LeRoy Funeral Home, 69 Wellington Street North, Woodstock on Wednesday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Prayers at the funeral home on Wednesday afternoon at 3: 30 p.m. Funeral Mass at Holy Trinity Catholic Parish, 904 Dundas Street, Woodstock on Thursday, April 10, 2008 at 11: 00 a.m. Interment at Avondale Cemetery, Stratford on Thursday afternoon at 3: 00 p.m. If desired, memorial donations to the Refugee Program of Saint Michael's Parish, London or the Right to Life would be appreciated. Smith-LeRoy, (519) 537-3611. Personal condolences may be sent at www.smithleroy.com

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SCHAAFSMA o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-07-02 published
HARRISON, Roland Donald
Suddenly on June 30, 2008, at Woodstock General Hospital, Roland Donald HARRISON of Norwich in his 62nd year. Lovingly remembered by his wife Tammy SCHAAFSMA; his children Jeff HARRISON and wife Tracy of Beachville, Paul HARRISON and wife Kelly of Cold Lake, Alberta, Stuart HARRISON and wife Shelley of Burlington, Andrea CHESSELL and husband Jarret of Woodstock, and Leah VEROUDEN of Woodstock; his grandchildren Trinity, Jack, Ava, Caydence, Samuel and William. Survived by his brothers Doug and wife Judy of Aylmer, Gordon and wife Gloria of Norwich, Brian and wife Joan of Woodstock. Predeceased by parents Roland (1991) and Ruth (2000), and infant sister Sylvia. Rolie was an active member of Norwich Legion Br. #190. Friends will be received at the Arn-Lockie Funeral Home, 45 Main St. W., Norwich, (519) 863-3020, on Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service to celebrate Rolie's life will be held at the funeral home on Friday July 4, 2008 at 11: 00 a.m. with Rev. Donna BAUMAN/BOWMAN- WOODALL officiating. Cremation. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to London Health Sciences Centre Cardiology Unit or Norwich Legion Br. #190. A Legion service will be held on Thursday evening at 6: 30 p.m. at the funeral home. Online condolences at www.arn-lockiefuneralhome.com.

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SCHACHOW o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-04-28 published
WHITE/WHYTE, Harry Leslie Charles
At his residence, on Friday, April 25th, 2008. Harry Leslie Charles WHITE/WHYTE of Rodney in his 55th year. Predeceased by his wife Deborah (97) and lovingly remembered by his wife Deb. Dear son of Janet BOWLES of Ailsa Craig and the late George WHITE/WHYTE. Harry will be sadly missed by his children Deb (Frank) of Leamington, Adam (Sandi) of Rodney, Justin (Anne) of Rodney and Shane (Melanie) of London and step daughter Tammy (Travis) MURRAY. Loving grandfather of Ashley, Felicia, Jessica, Brandon, Drew, Sabrina, Cody, Tenisha, Katelyn, Jade and Skyla. Brother of Margaret (2005) and Albert SCHACHOW, Wilson and Diane, Tammy and Doug BONNETT, Teddy, Terry and Bill CREECH and Tony and Tammy. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and Friends. Harry was past president of Rodney Legion, an autobody man in Rodney for many years and more recently the owner of Gigi's Variety and Bowl. Friends may call at the Rodney Chapel on Monday, April 28th, 2008 from 6-9 p.m. Funeral service will be conducted from the funeral home on Tuesday at 11 a.m. Father W. GUTOWSKI officiating. Interment Rodney cemetery at a later date. Rodney Legion, Branch #525 will conduct a memorial service on Monday evening at 6 p.m. If desired, memorial contributions to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated as your expression of sympathy. Arrangements entrusted to Padfield Funeral Homes (519 785-0810). Online condolences may be left at www.padfieldfuneralhome.com

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SCHACTER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-07-05 published
WEEKES, George B.
Unexpectedly, but peacefully, in his favorite spot at the family cottage in Port Stanley, on Thursday July 3, 2008, George B. WEEKES one week shy of his 84th birthday. Beloved husband of Veronika (LENZ.) Predeceased by his first wife Edith " Edie" (1992.) Loving father of Judy WEEKES- WALKER (Paul) of Holt, Michigan and Carol Weekes SCHACTER (Gordon) of London. Cherished Boppa of Alyson VANSICKLE (Sam) of Tecumseh, Michigan and great-grandfather of Riley VANSICKLE. Dear brother of June BELL (Chas) of Saint Thomas. Brother-in-law of Ingrid FREISINGER (George) of Aylmer, Rick LENZ (Pat) of Saint Thomas, and Bernhard LENZ (Renate) of Berlin, Germany. Dearly loved uncle of his many nieces and nephews. Fondly remembered by many relatives and Friends whom he nicknamed throughout the years. George served in the Canadian Armed Forces, overseas, where he entertained troops in the Canadian Army Shows during World War 2. As an accomplished trumpet player he played in many bands, including the Johnny Downs Orchestra, where he was often heard playing at the Stork Club in Port Stanley. Recently George and the members of the Johnny Downs Orchestra, were the first to be inducted into The Stork Club Big Band Museum and Hall of Fame. George ran the Fred J. Weekes and son Insurance Agency in London for over 50 years following his father's retirement. He was a lifelong member of the Union Lodge No. 380 Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons of London. George happily spent his winters with his wife in North Fort Myers, Florida. Cremation has taken place. A memorial gathering to celebrate George's life will be held at the family cottage on Saturday July 12, 2008 from 2: 00 to 5:00 p.m. in Port Stanley. In keeping with George's style and tradition "keep it casual". As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, 150-633 Colborne Street, London, Ontario N6B 2V3 or to the London Regional Cancer Program, 747 Baseline Road East, London, Ontario N6C 2R6. A. Millard George Funeral Home, entrusted with arrangements 519-433-5184. Online condolences accepted at www.amgfh.com "See ya at the beach"

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SCHAEFER o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2008-05-21 published
CUNNINGHAM, Margaret Elizabeth (née BROOKFIELD)
Veteran of World War 2
Of Lion's Head, peacefully at Grey Bruce Health Services Lion's head on Sunday, May 18th, 2008. Margaret Elizabeth “Betty” (nee BROOKFIELD) in her 89th year. Loving wife of the late James Alexander CUNNINGHAM (2001.) Devoted mother of Joanne CORMIER and her partner Robert CLARKE, of Lion's Head, and Mary Louise CUNNINGHAM- SMITH and her husband Greg SMITH, of Oakville. Cherished grandmother of Alexander WHITTAKER (Anne,) David CORMIER (Jessica,) Justin CORMIER, John CORMIER (Christine), Jason CLARKE, and Amanda CLARKE and great-grandmother of Abigal, Annabelle, Lily and Hannah. Sadly missed by her niece Claudia LEACH/LEECH/LEITCH, of North Carolina; her cousin Penny MUNROE, of Toronto; and Friends Nancy HOWALD, of Miller Lake, Beth MARTELL, of Lion's Head, Linda SCHAEFER of Wiarton, and Al MUTCH, of Owen Sound. Predeceased by her brother Robert BROOKFIELD. Betty served during World War 2 as an Army Captain stationed at Canadian Forces Base Borden. Cremation has taken place. Betty's daughters invite Friends to join with them for a Celebration of Life memorial at Joanne's home (25 Jackson's Cove Rd., R.R.#3 Lion's Head) on Friday, May 23rd, 2008 at 3 o'clock. Arrangements entrusted to the Thomas C. Whitcroft Funeral Home and Chapel, Sauble Beach (519) 422-0041. Donations to the Bruce Peninsula Clinic (Lion's Head) would be greatly appreciated and may be made through the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed on-line at www.whitcroftfuneralhome.com

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SCHAEFER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-04-09 published
SCHAEFER, Margarethe
At her residence, on Monday, April 7, 2008, Margarethe SCHAEFER, in her 74th year. Loving mother of Anita WROBEL and her husband Jack and dear grandmother to Holli. Missed by former husband John SCHAEFER. The funeral service will be conducted at the Westview Funeral Chapel, 709 Wonderland Road North, on Thursday, April 10, 2008 at 1: 00 p.m. with visitation one hour prior to the service. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Margarethe are asked to consider the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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SCHAEFER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-04-17 published
STAPLETON, Kathleen (née HAGGARTY)
Passed peacefully on April 15, 2008 at Sunnybrook Hospital in Toronto in her 90th year. Predeceased by her loving husband Doctor Frank STAPLETON (1997.) Sadly missed by her children Rosemary SIMMS, Nancy (Bob) MacIVER, Brian (Karen), and Elaine (Stewart) MacSWEEN. Survived by her grandchildren Robert and Michael (Georgia) SIMMS, Lindsay and Shannon MacIVER and Meghan, Mark and Ryan MacSWEEN. Cherished by her siblings Mildred SCHAEFER, Helen DEVEREAUX, Frank (Betty), Jerome (Theresa), Margaret (Jack) and sister-in-law Angela. Predeceased by her siblings Ellahree (Clem) PAYTON, Emmett, Leon and her two brothers-in-law Albert SCHAEFER and Robert DEVEREAUX. Her sparkling smile and love of life and good Friends, will always be remembered. Thanks to Sunnybrook Hospital, Doctor INGBER and the comforting care of the nursing staff where Kaye spent her final days. We are most thankful for the long term care at The Houses of Providence in Toronto. Special thanks to her wonderful caregivers, Pina and Mavis as well as Doctor McCURRAH and Nurse Elsa. Mass of a Christian Burial will take place at St. Ambrose R.C. Church, 210 South Street, Cambridge, on Friday, April 18, 2008 at 11 a.m. Family and Friends may gather at the T. Little Funeral Home, 223 Main Street, Cambridge from 9-10: 30 a.m. before proceeding to church. As an expression of sympathy, donations can be made to the Houses of Providence.

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SCHAEFER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-05-08 published
WALTER, John Gordon and Mary Helen (née SCHAEFER)
John Gordon of Newmarket, and formerly of Goderich and Wingham, passed away peacefully at Newmarket Health Centre, on Wednesday April 30, 2008 in his 88th year. Loving husband of Mary (SCHAEFER.) Beloved father of John WALTER and Bruce WALTER and his wife Darlene. Very proud grandfather of Alex, Erin and Eric. Predeceased by his sister Jean CLEMENTS and brothers Sam, Dan and Peter. Gordon was born in Goderich on April 17, 1921, the son of the late Richard WALTER and Elizabeth BISSET.
WALTER, Mary Helen (SCHAEFER) passed away peacefully at Southlake Regional Health Centre in Newmarket, on Sunday May 4, 2008 in her 83rd year. Very recently predeceased by her loving husband Gordon. Beloved mother of John WALTER and Bruce WALTER and his wife Darlene. Loving grandmother of Alex, Erin and Eric. Predeceased by her sister Jean TUDOR and survived by her brothers John and Bill SCHAEFER of Goderich. Mary was born in Goderich on July 16, 1925, the daughter of the late George SCHAEFER and Luella McCOOL. For many years prior to their retirement, Mary and Gord were owners of Walter's Clothing store in Wingham. They had recently celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary. A memorial service for both Mary and Gord will be held at Knox Presbyterian Church, 9 Victoria Street North in Goderich at 2: 00 p.m. on Saturday May 24th. Special thanks to the staff of the Newmarket Health Centre and the Southlake Regional Health Centre for their special care. If desired, donations in memory of Gord and Mary can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario.

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SCHAEFER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-05-08 published
WILKER, Dorothy Elaine (née BALE)
78 of Tavistock passed away in Stratford General Hospital on Wednesday, May 7, 2008. She was born in East Zorra Township, Oxford County on June 23, 1929 a daughter of the late Allan and Mabel (BIRCH) BALE. Dorothy was a piano teacher in Tavistock for more than sixty years; was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Sebastopol-Tavistock where she was a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Women. She also played the pump organ for services at the Historical Trinity Anglican Church in East Zorra. She had good memories of the enjoyment she had during the years she was farming with her husband Lloyd. She married Lloyd Henry WILKER at Trinity Anglican Church, East Zorra on August 25, 1951. He died on May 11, 1985. Dorothy is the loved mother of Rosanne and husband Bert JALASJAA of Waterlooo, Richard and wife Kathy WILKER of Tavistock, Allan and wife Barb WILKER of Mitchell, Linda and husband Perry Keller of Tavistok; grandmother of Kenneth and Paul Brown, Jason and wife Sherry WILKER, Todd and wife Amie WILKER, Heather WILKER and fiance Darryl GEAR, Luke and wife Jen WILKER, Sara WILKER and friend Dave DEYOUNG, Karlie WILKER and friend George BISAK, Chad and Kaitlin KELLER; great-grandmother of four great-grandchildren; special friend and sister-in-law of Helen McGREGOR of Tavistock and Dorothy SCHAEFER of Kitchener. She was predeceased by her sister, Margaret BALE in infancy and by brothers-in-law, Howard McGREGOR and Ernie SCHAEFER. Relatives and Friends will be received in the Francis Funeral Home, 77 Woodstock Street North, Tavistock today (Thursday) from 7-9 p.m. and Friday from 2-4 and 8-9 p.m. (note time). The funeral service will be held in Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Sebastopol-Tavistock on Saturday, May 10, 2008 at 2 p.m. The Rev. Richard P. BROWN will officiate. Interment in Trinity Evangelical Cemetery, Sebastopol-Tavistock. As expressions of sympathy, donations to Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church Worship and Music or Tavistock Community Health Inc. would be appreciated and may be made through the Francis Funeral Home by calling 1-519-655-2431.

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SCHAEFER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-07-16 published
TUCKER, Loreen E. (née DECHER)
Passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at Humber River Regional Hospital, Toronto, on Tuesday, July 15th, 2008 in her 89th year. Beloved wife of the late Jack TUCKER (1991.) Loving mother of Barbara STEVENS and her husband Michael, (Parry Sound,) Michael TUCKER and his wife Martha, (London) and Theresa SIMONIK and her husband Martin, (Richmond Hill). Devoted grandmother of Jennifer (Jacques) LAURIN, Erin and Matthew STEVENS, Trish (Steve CLARK) and Katie TUCKER, Marc, Lauren and Alya SIMONIK. Delighted great-grandmother of Ben and Abbie LAURIN. Sister of Thelma KIMMELL (Jack), Betty HETT (Howard), Norma NUHN (Henry), Ruby BOETTGER (Jack,) Cora HAGEN (Gerald) and sister-in-law of Ruth (Robert) and Eva (Carl) DECHER. Predeceased by her sisters Mildred BARNES (Sam,) Gladys PONTIN (Maurys,) brothers Carl and Robert DECHER and her parents Charles and Elvina (née SCHAEFER) DECHER. Loreen will also be lovingly missed by members of the TUCKER family, Donna Wilson and many lifelong Friends. Loreen's family will receive relatives and Friends at the Henry Walser Funeral Home, 507 Frederick Street, Kitchener, 519-749-8467 on Thursday, July 17, 2008 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. with parish prayers at 8: 30 p.m. Prayers will be offered in the funeral home on Friday, July 18, 2008 at 9: 20 a.m. followed by a procession to Saint Mary's R.C. Church, 56 Duke Street W., Kitchener, for a funeral mass at 10: 00 a.m. Fr. Jim LINK officiating. Interment following at Parkview Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy donations to the "Jack and Loreen Tucker Burse", c/o Congregation of the Resurrection, Resurrection College, 265 Westmount Rd. North. Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G7 would be appreciated by the family (cards available at the funeral home). Visit www.henrywalser.com for Loreen's memorial.

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SCHAEFER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-07-23 published
SCHAEFER, Mildred Johanna (née HAGGARTY)
Age 91, of Spruce Lodge, Stratford passed away peacefully at the Stratford General Hospital on Tuesday July 22, 2008. Born in Logan Township, daughter of the late Michael HAGGARTY and the former Margaret WHITE/WHYTE. Mildred and her late husband Albert farmed in Ellice Township retiring to Church Street in Stratford. She was involved with the Red Cross Homemakers and a member of the Gadshill Women's Institute for many years. Mildred was a lifelong member of Saint_Joseph's Roman Catholic Church and the Catholic Women's League. Beloved wife of the late Albert SCHAEFER who predeceased her January 21, 2005. Loving mother of Kenneth SCHAEFER. Dear sister of Helen DEVEREAUX, Frank (Betty) HAGGARTY, Jerome (Teresa) HAGGARTY all of London, Margaret (Jack) O'REILLY of Mitchell. Also survived by sister-in-law Angela HAGGARTY of Stratford and many nieces and nephews. Besides her parents and husband she was predeceased by brothers and sisters Ellahree PAYTON, Kaye STAPLETON, Emmett (Joe) HAGGARTY, Leon HAGGARTY, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Clem PAYTON, Frank STAPLETON, Bob DEVEREAUX, Frances and Henry QUEHL, Joseph and Gertrude SCHAEFER, Marjorie and Herbert DIETRICH, Sister Victor SCHAEFER, Sister Veronica SCHAEFER, Agnes and Elmer GRIEB. Friends and relatives may call at the W.G. Young Funeral Home, 430 Huron Street, Stratford on Friday July 25th from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral Mass will be celebrated at Saint_Joseph's Roman Catholic Church on Saturday at 11 a.m. Rev. Fr. Dick BESTER will officiate. Interment will follow in Avondale Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Kidney Dialysis Unit of the Stratford General Hospital, Spruce Lodge or to the charity of one's choice through the funeral home. Parish prayers will be held at the funeral home on Friday at 2: 45 p.m. C.W.L. prayers will be held at the funeral home on Friday at 4: 30 p.m. www.wgyoungfuneralhome.com

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SCHAEFER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-02-19 published
SCHAEFER, Connie (née MARR)
(November 17, 1941- February 19, 2007)
Oh, my love
How many times a day
Do I think of you.
How many roses
Are sprinkled with dew.
And if I ever lost you
How much would I cry.
How deep is the ocean
How high is the sky.
I will love you forever/Bill

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SCHAEFER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-06-03 published
DOUGHENY, Eleanor
At Toronto, on Sunday, June 1st, 2008. Beloved wife of the late John J. Dear mother of the late Colleen COYNE- SCHAEFER and John DOUGHENY. Grandmother of Sean COYNE, Sarah COYNE and Chantelle ELLIOT/ELLIOTT. Great-grandmother of Jessica ELLIOT. The family will receive Friends at the Humphrey Funeral Home - A.W. Miles Chapel, 1403 Bayview Avenue (south of Eglinton Avenue East), from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday, June 4. Funeral Mass will be held in Holy Cross Church, 291 Cosburn Avenue (at Donlands) on Thursday, June 5 at 11 o'clock. Condolences and memories may be forwarded through www.humphreymiles.com

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SCHAEFER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-06-11 published
JENNINGS, Warring Laird
(September 25, 1918-June 10, 2008)
A lifelong resident of Hamilton, Laird passed away peacefully at Saint Peter's Hospital in his 90th year. He is survived by his beloved wife Jean and children Laird (Joan) JENNINGS, Mary (Barry) McKEON, Barbara (Colin) LAZIER, Maggie Butterfield (Ditch) DICKINSON. Dear Grandfather to Sarah and Stephen (Laura) JENNINGS; David and Holly McKEON; Amy (Erik) SCHAEFER, Kate, Colin and William LAZIER; David (Lauren), Andrew and Taylor DICKINSON: Great-grandfather to Lauren, Liam and Matthew; Beth and Martha and Zoë. He is predeceased by his sister Elsa. He is also survived by his sister Joan BIRMINGHAM of Vancouver. Laird served with the Royal Air Force and Royal Canadian Air Force as Flt. Lt. in World War 2 and he was awarded Hamilton's first Distinguished Flying Cross. He was a Hamilton City Alderman, Past Chair of the Hamilton Club, Past President of the Caledon Mountain Trout Club and a member of the Tamahaac Club. Laird happily retired from Jennings Insurance to pursue fly fishing, duck hunting and skeet shooting. He will be sadly missed by his many Friends. Special thanks for the loving care given to Laird by the 3 East staff at Saint Peter's Hospital. Cremation has taken place. A memorial Service will be held at the Church of the Ascension, 64 Forest Avenue, Hamilton, on Friday, June 13 at 11 a.m. Donations in Laird's memory may be made to the Church of the Ascension, the McMaster Institute of Urology at Saint_Joseph's Healthcare or the charity of your choice. Funeral Ar rangements entrusted to Marlatt Funeral Home, Hamilton. On-line tributes may be made at www.mem.com.

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SCHAEFFER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-03-18 published
SIMMONS, Stewart " Dud"
At Victoria Hospital, surrounded by his family, on Saturday, March 15, 2008, Stewart "Dud" SIMMONS of London, at the age of 70. Beloved husband of Pamela SIMMONS. Loving father of Terry SIMMONS, and Deborah GRUBER (Marty,) all of London. Devoted grandfather of Shane Patrick, Paige Carlan, Marlo Anne. Dear brother of Betty FLEWELLING, Helen (Del) NEFF, Shirley (Ron) WISE, Joe (Audrey) SIMMONS, and Shelda SCHAEFFER. Predeceased by his brothers K. Wesley and Charles. Cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Dud's Life will be held on Wednesday, March 19, 2008 at 12: 00 p.m. at the Duchess of Kent Legion, 499 Hill Street, London. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Dud are asked to consider London Health Science Foundation-Cancer Program. Westview Funeral Chapel, 519-641-1793, entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences accepted at condolences@westviewfuneralchapel.com

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SCHAER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-06-09 published
COLLIER, Grace Adella (LEWIS)
Peacefully with her family by her side, after a full and active life, Grace Adella COLLIER (LEWIS) passed away at the Sprucedale Care Centre in Strathroy on Saturday, June 7, 2008 at the age of 83 years. Predeceased by her loving husband Wilfred (2000). Wife of Doug LEWIS. Attentive, caring, supportive and loving mother to her children Dennis COLLIER and his wife Marwa of Cairo, Egypt, Rick COLLIER and his wife Theresa of Strathroy, Bob COLLIER and his companion Mary O'SHAY/SHEA of Niagara Falls, Bill COLLIER and his wife Lilian SCHAER of Cambridge. Wonderful grandmother to her grandchildren David, Dana, Jennifer, Sherry, Krista, Chantelle, Celine. Great-grandmother to Josh, Grace, and Rebecca. The family will receive Friends and neighbours at Ostrander's Funeral Home 43 Bidwell St. Tillsonburg (519) 842-5221 on Wednesday, June 11, 2008 from 3: 00-5:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. Funeral service for Grace will be held in Ostrander's Funeral Home Chapel on Thursday, June 12, 2008 at 11: 00 a.m. Private family interment at the Tillsonburg Cemetery following the service. At the family's request memorial donations (payable by cheque) may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Personal condolences may be made at www.ostrandersfuneralhome.com

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SCHAFER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-04-24 published
KNIGHT, Richard " Dick" Lawrence
Died peacefully, on April 21st 2008, at South Muskoka Memorial Hospital in Bracebridge, in his 77th year. Dick was predeceased by both his parents, Victor and Nancy KNIGHT, his sister Judi WILSON and also by his wife, Sylvia. He is survived by his sister Bunny TURNER of Halifax. He will be sadly missed by dear friend and constant companion Barb HOPKINS.
Lovingly remembered by his 4 children and their partners; Larry KNIGHT and Michelle PETRIN, Steven KNIGHT, Jeffrey KNIGHT and Valerie CLASS- KNIGHT, Alyson SCHAFER and Ken SCHAFER.
Dick leaves behind ten grandchildren who will all miss him and his many surprise treats; Sarah, Lawren and Ainslie KNIGHT; Kaitlyn, Michael, Alexandra KNIGHT; Emily and Paul KNIGHT; Zoe and Lucy SCHAFER.
Richard was a graduate of Antioch College (Ohio). He joined the staff of the University of Waterloo in 1966 as an academic counsellor for the Faculty of Arts. He served as president of the Staff Association for several terms. He retired in 1994 and was bestowed with Honorary Member of The University of Waterloo. Dick worked tirelessly as a volunteer over the span of his entire life. Never dissuaded by the enormity of a worthy task, he was responsible for the creation and founding of numerous organizations such as the Canadian Unitarian Council, Unicamp, The Willowdale Fellowship, The Alfred Adler Institute of Ontario and many others. Dick never arrived empty handed and made sure that there was always room at his table, a pallet on his floor and a boat full of gas.
Since retiring, Dick shared his time and talents, volunteering for Beaver Creek Correctional Institute as Community Liaison, and as a board member of Muskoka Family Services. The acts of kindness, caring and citizenry Dick has shown his beloved Muskoka community are too numerous to mention and too special to be forgotten.
Messages to the family can be directed to rememberingdicknight@gmail.com or c/o Dick KNIGHT Family, Box 3105, Gravenhurst, Ontario P1P 1R1. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to University of Waterloo Scholarship Funds, The Canadian Unitarian Council or Muskoka Family Services.

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SCHAFFEL o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-04-26 published
SCHWARTZ- SCHAFFEL, Gigi
On Thursday, April 24, 2008. Devoted daughter of Samuel and Sally. Beloved partner of Michael HABERMAN. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Jason SCHWARTZ and Shirley MEISELS, and Carrie and Jeremy WREFORD. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Bonnie and Hank KOCH, Michael and Moira SCHAFFEL, and Robert and Esther SCHAFFEL. Devoted Bubbie of Lili. Service was held at Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel, on Friday, April 25, 2008. Interment Community section of Pardes Shalom Cemetery. Shiva 15 Topham Crescent, Richmond Hill. Memorial donations may be made to the Gigi Schwartz-Schaffel Memorial Fund c/o the Benjamin Foundation, 3429 Bathurst Street, Toronto, M6A 2C3, or www.benjamins.ca

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SCHAFFER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-06-12 published
WALPOLE, Madaline Pearl (née HYLAND)
Passed away peacefully on Monday, June 9th, 2008, the eve of her 96th birthday. Predeceased by her husband John Frederick WALPOLE in 1982. Loving mother of daughter Jane WALPOLE and her husband Alan DEANS and son Ross WALPOLE and his wife Carol. Proud grandmother of Karen SCHAFFER and her husband Mark RUTHERFORD, Carrie WALPOLE and her fiancé Seth HITTMANN and John WALPOLE. Great-grandmother of Freddy RUTHERFORD. Funeral Arrangements entrusted to Turner and Porter. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter "Peel" Chapel (905-279-7663). A Service of Remembrance will be held at Applewood United Church, 2067 Stanfield Rd., Mississauga, on Tuesday, June 17, 2008 at 11 o'clock.

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SCHAFFNER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-03-24 published
TAILOR/TAYLOR, John " Carmen"
At Woodstock General Hospital on Friday, March 21, 2008, John "Carmen" TAILOR/TAYLOR of Woodstock in his 83rd year. Beloved husband of Florence TAILOR/TAYLOR (née BLACKWOOD.) Loved father of Patricia HATHAWAY and her husband B.J. of Augusta, Georgia, Glen and his wife Margaret of Port Dover, Charmaine FLETCHER and her husband William of London, and John Paul of London. Dear grandfather of Sandra BROWNE (Eric) of Florida, Jena BOTSFORD (Eric) of Florida, Julie MAVIN (Craig) of Whitby, Carrie SCHAFFNER (Paul) of Windsor, Will FLETCHER (Annette) of Mull, and Kristy FLETCHER of London. Carmen is also survived by his ten great-grandchildren, his brother Wayne (Leona) of British Columbia, sister Marilyn MARSH of Nova Scotia, and his sister-in-law Elva BURK/BURKE (Glynn) of Newfoundland. Predeceased by his parents Jack and Madge TAILOR/TAYLOR of London, sister Patricia TAILOR/TAYLOR of London, and brother-in-law Ron MARSH of Nova Scotia. Friends and family will be received at the Longworth Funeral Home, 845 Devonshire Ave., Woodstock (519-539-0004) on Wednesday, March 26, 2008 from 12: 30-1:30 p.m. where a memorial service will be held in the chapel at 1: 30 p.m. with Rev. Bonnie PILKEY officiating. Contributions to the Canadian Diabetes Association, Canadian Cancer Society, or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be appreciated. Online condolences at www.longworthfuneralhome.com

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SCHAIK o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-07-19 published
O'BRIEN, Jean (née GOWANS)
Passed away at London Health Sciences Centre University Hospital on Friday July 18, 2008, Jean O'BRIEN (née GOWANS) in her 97th year. Predeceased by her husband Joseph (1988). Dearly loved mother of Marilyn PARÉ (Lou), Graham (Barb), Donna VAN SCHAIK (Fred), Joe (Betty), Mary Jane HITCHEN (Pete), Tony (Marilyn), Fran McCORMICK (Jim,) and Colleen O'BRIEN. "G.G." will be missed by her 26 grandchildren, 46 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren. Thanks and appreciation to the nursing staff of L.H.S.C. University Campus; Community Care Access Centre and the Victorian Order of Nurses Visitors will be received at the John T. Donohue Funeral Home, 362 Waterloo Street at King Street on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 o'clock. The Funeral Mass will be held at Saint_Justin's Church, 855 Jalna Blvd. on Tuesday morning at 11 o'clock. Interment to follow at Saint Peter's Cemetery. Prayers Monday evening at 7 o'clock. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of jean are asked to consider London Health Sciences Centre Foundation-Palliative Care University Hospital or a charity of your choice.

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SCHALLER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-06-11 published
VERED, Zeev C.M., D.U., P.Eng.
Peacefully at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute on Monday June 9th, 2008. Beloved husband of Sara (née HARPAK,) loving father of Gilad (Susan), Arnon (Elizabeth), and Ron (Jennifer). Proud grandfather of Ariel, Danya, Jordana, Alexandra, Elie, Michael, Tori, Ben, Daniel, Kiera, and a new born grand_son. son of the late Arieh Lieb WIRTH and Rachel WIRTH. Brother of Chezi (Zahava) and Nachum (Dalia,) predeceased by sister Leah SCHALLER. Long time businessman and philanthropist of the City of Ottawa, respected by many. Funeral service will be held Wednesday, June 11 at the Jewish Memorial Chapel, 1771 Cuba Avenue, Ottawa. Arrangements being finalized; please contact Hulse Playfair and McGarry Central Chapel at 613-233-1143. Interment to follow at the Jewish Community Cemetery, Bank Street. Shiva will be held at 839 Melwood Avenue, Ottawa. In memoriam donations can be made to the University of Ottawa Heart Institute, www.ottawaheart.ca

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SCHARFF o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2008-03-26 published
SCHARFF, Douglas Stanley
At the Grey-Bruce Health Services in Southampton on Friday, March 21st, 2008 after the fiercest fight of his life, at the age of 63 years, Doug SCHARFF of Port Elgin, beloved husband and best friend for forty years of the former Patricia POISSON, dear father of John of Port Elgin and Tracy and her partner Bo BELANGER of Chesley. Special Papa to Andrew McCAW and Victoria SCHARFF. Doug will be terribly missed by his special friend Buddy the dog. Brother of Dawn HAMILTON of Port Elgin, Carol and her husband Glen HOARE of Renfrew, Gib SCHARFF and his friend Loretta of Oshawa, Patti Lou and her husband Campbell McRAE of Renfrew, and Christine and her husband Brian COLE of Deep River. Surviving also are many nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews. He is predeceased by his daughter Tina in infancy, by his parents John and Irene SCHARFF, by his brother Richard, by his infant brother Robert and by his brother-in-law Bill HAMILTON. Friends called at the W. Kent Milroy Port Elgin Chapel, 510 Mill Street, Port Elgin (Town of Saugeen Shores) from 1: 00 to 2.45 p.m. on Tuesday, March 25th, 2008. Funeral mass was celebrated in Saint_Joseph's Roman Catholic Church on Tuesday afternoon at 3: 00 p.m., with Father Peter MEYER as celebrant. Interment St. Francis-Xavier Cemetery, Renfrew. Memorial contributions to the Live Strong Organization (the Lance Armstrong Foundation), or to Victoria Critical Care Trauma Centre at London Health Sciences Centre would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Portrait and memorial online at www.milroyfuneralhomes.com

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SCHARFFE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2008-01-28 published
SCHARFFE, Joan Elizabeth
On Saturday, January 26, 2008 at Southlake Regional Health Centre in Newmarket, in her 71st year. Beloved daughter to the late John and Edna. Loving sister to Margaret BATTLE of Perth. Cherished aunt to Carrie, Mark and his wife Patty, and Jason and his wife Chloe of England and great-aunt to Evan, Jennifer, Dylan, and Scarlett. Joan will be sadly missed by her special aunt Mary McNEELY of Renfrew and her many other close Friends and family. Family and Friends will be received at the Ogden Funeral Home, 4164 Sheppard Ave. E. (east of Kennedy Rd.), on Wednesday at 10 a.m. until the Funeral Service in the Ogden Chapel at 11 a.m. Reception to follow. Interment Highland Memory Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated.

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SCHARTZMAN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2008-04-28 published
MOSS, Florence (formerly LAUER)
Peacefully, on Friday, April 25, 2008 at Baycrest Apotex Centre, in her 95th year. Florence MOSS, beloved wife of the late Moe MOSS and Sam LAUER. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Naomi GOODMAN and Harold ROBINS, and Les and Linda LAUER, and step-mother of Sondra MOSS. Dear sister and sister-in-law of the late Benny and Evelyn SCHARTZMAN, Minnie and Joe GOODMAN, and Jack and Rosalind SCHWARTZMAN. Devoted grandmother of Scott and Penny, Jason and Jennifer, Cynthia and Allan, Marlene and Jordan, Eric, Mark, Kenny and Dale, and Heidi. Great-grandmother of Jake, Tess, Emily, Jessica, Eliana, Yoni, Rae, Sam, Mirren, and Harper. Florence will be fondly remembered by her extended family and Friends. At Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel, 2401 Steeles Avenue W., (three lights west of Dufferin) for service on Monday, April 28th at 2: 00 p.m. Interment Shaar Shalom Synagogue section of Pardes Shalom Cemetery. Shiva 4 Cobblestone Dr., Thornhill. Memorial donations may be made to The Baycrest Centre Foundation 416-785-2875.

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SCHAT o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-05-23 published
SCHAT, Jelle
After a brief illness, Jelle SCHAT, born 1932, passed from this earthly life into the safe refuge of his Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ, at Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital. Devoted husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and dear friend to many. Survived by his wife Hilda (VANDERMEER) and children Shirley and Bert KNOOP of Goderich, Joel and Marina SCHAT of Mount Elgin, Clarissa and Gary UNGER of Mission, British Columbia Derek and Nancy SCHAT of Essex. Grandfather of Nick, Chris, Jessica, Sara, Rachel, Ryan, Joshua, Janine and great-grandchildren Mylee, Kolby and Jayden. Predeceased by his brother Dirk and sister Clary. Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, May 24, 2008 at 12 noon in East Christian Reformed Church, 476 Metcalfe Street, Strathroy, with Pastor Andrew DEGELDER officiating. Visitation 1 hour prior in church. Private interment in Grove Cemetery, Ingersoll. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital. A special thanks to the staff of the Intensive Care Unit and 1st floor Nurses of SMGH as well as Doctor GOMES and Doctor CHAPESKIE. John 3: 16 "For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in Him will not perish but have eternal life." Arrangements entrusted to Denning Bros. Funeral Home, Strathroy, 245-1023. A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Jelle.

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SCHATZKER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2008-03-13 published
SCHATZKER, Zigmund
Passed away peacefully at home March 12, 2008. Loving husband of the late Ruth of blessed memory. Father and father-in-law of Sydney and Dianne, and Linda. Devoted grandfather of Norman, David, Jesse, Emily and Daniel. A good soul and a kind, gentle and caring person. Our sincere appreciation to his devoted and loving caregivers Luz and Jun Aguila. Funeral service at Steeles Memorial Chapel, 350 Steeles Ave. W. (between Bathurst and Yonge) on Friday, March 14, 2008 at 12: 00 Noon. Donations may be made to Beit Halochem Canada, 905-695-0611.

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SCHAUER o@ca.on.simcoe_county.nottawasaga.stayner.stayner_sun 2008-03-05 published
ROELL, Stephanie
Born October 30, 1928
Died February 22, 2008
She will be sadly missed by her brother Hans GRILL (Kathy,) Gunter GRILL (Renate,) sisters Margarete SCHAUER, Josephine HOZMEE Ina REITMANN.
Also by all her nephews, nieces and their spouses.
You will live in our hearts for ever.
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SCHAUFLER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-04-23 published
SANQUA, Ron
On Monday April 21, 2008. Ron SANQUA of London in his 74th year. Dear father of Maria SANQUA of London, Andrew SANQUA (Valerie) of Waterloo. Predeceased by his sisters Doris IGNA and Edna GARRITY. Formerly married to Elizabeth SANQUA who remained a lifelong friend. Our Dad will be greatly missed by his family, including his niece Josie (with daughter Erin and family). Also, Sybille SCHAUFLER of Hensall was a long time friend and companion. Cremation has taken place. A private family service will be held. Expressions of sympathy or donations (Canadian Cancer Society) would be appreciated and may be made through London Cremation Services (519) 672-0459 or online at www.londoncremation.com.

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SCHAUS o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-05-14 published
FENWICK, Earl Floyd
At Chelsey Park Nursing Home, London on Monday, May 12, 2008 Earl Floyd FENWICK, C.D., in his 90th year. Dearly beloved husband and soul-mate of Audrey Marie (REDMAN) for 69 years. Much loved and respected father of Ken and Marilyn FENWICK of Zurich, Ontario Teri-Anne and Gary SUTHERLAND of London, Ontario; Bill and Anne FENWICK of St. Catharines, Ontario. Loving grandfather of Kendra (Ryan) WILKINS, Kyle (Christa) FENWICK, Kari-Lyn (Paul) TITUS, Krista (Mark) ELLIOT/ELLIOTT, Kelly (Todd) SCHAUS, and Todd, Chad (Sarah,) Reid, Colin, and Katelyn FENWICK. Great-grandfather of Devin and Jalyn FENWICK; Connor and Austin TITUS and Ethan WILKINS. Earl served in the Second World War with the Royal Canadian Service Corps from 1939-1945. He then served with the Royal Canadian Service Corps Reserve Force 4 Column from 1946-1980. Earl was also a member of the London Fire Department for 39 years retiring as Acting Fire Chief in 1981. He was also a life member of the Army, Navy and Air Force Veterans #393 and a member of the Royal Canadian Legion #317. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 2: 00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. at the Westview Funeral Chapel, 709 Wonderland Road North, where the funeral service will be conducted on Friday, May 16th, 2008, at 11: 00 a.m. Private interment, Mount Pleasant Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a donation in memory of Earl are asked to consider the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Diabetes Association.

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SCHAUS o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-05-18 published
OVERHOLT, John Norman
Peacefully, on Friday, May 16, 2008 at Victoria Hospital, John Norman OVERHOLT passed away in his 59th year. Beloved husband of Jackie for 33 years. Loving father of David (Yvette), Jennifer, Andrea (Adam) TOWNSEND, and Morgan. Dear grandfather of Amber, Amanda, Cole, Matthew, Malcolm, and great-grandfather of Nevaeh. Loving son of Rose (OVERHOLT) REYNOLDS and the late Norman OVERHOLT (1964.) Sadly missed by siblings Carolyn (Steve) BOURNE, Susan MURRAY, Mary Lou SCHAUS, and Cindy (Hugh) NICHOLSON and brother-in-law of Andoranna WILKINS, the late Richard DUNN (2007,) Donna (Dave) JAMIESON, Dianne DUNN, and Fran (Merle) SABERI. Special friend of Sugit SAHA. John will be sadly missed by many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and co-workers. Friends will be received at Forest Lawn Memorial Chapel, 1997 Dundas Street East (at Wavell), for visitation on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the chapel on Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 11 a.m. (with visitation one hour prior). Interment to follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. In memory, donations to the Kidney foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.

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SCHEERER o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2008-03-04 published
HEARD, Dorothy Isobel (SCHEERER)
Passed away peacefully surrounded by her family in her 87th year at Wildwood Care Centre on Sunday, March 2, 2008. Predeceased by husband Arthur F. HEARD (1980) and sisters Mildred and Hilda, brother Carl and great-grandchild Samantha. Survived by her children Doug and his wife Donna, Rick and his wife Johanna, Alvin and Larry. Cherished grandmother of eight and great-grandmother of twelve. The visitation will be held at the Andrew L. Hodges Funeral Home, 47 Wellington St. South, Saint Marys (519-284-2820) on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The Funeral Service will be conducted at the funeral home on Thursday, March 6, 2008 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Pirie MITCHELL officiating. Interment in Saint Marys Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice. Online condolences at www.hodgesfuneralhome.ca.

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