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ONTARIO - Various - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 143

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Laurence (Larry) William Brown
July 31, 1935 - August 05, 2000
Funeral arrangements by Smith's Funeral Service (Guelph Line)

Suddenly at his home on Saturday, August 5, 2000. Laurence “Larry” William Brown of Burlington, age 65 years.

Beloved husband of Maureen Beryl (nee Robinson) Brown. Number one father and friend of Susan MacGillivary and her husband Dan, Robert Brown and his wife Sandra, Bruce Brown, Lorraine Brown and Corey Pezik, all of Burlington. Loved Grampy of Mark, Allison, Danielle, Andrew and Noha. Special uncle to Chris Brown and his wife Cynthia of Toronto, Richard Taylor of Kitchener and Dave Taylor of Toronto. Brother-in-law of Iris and her husband Derek of Toronto and Patrica Cox and her husband Harry of England, and also survived by nephews Gary, Graham, Martin and Jimmy, all of England.

Larry was the owner of L.B. Accounting, Brant St., Burlington and an avid sports supporter, particularly local youth soccer and football.

The family wish you to join with them for a Celebration of Larry’s life at SMITH’S FUNERAL HOME, 1167 Guelph Line (one stop light north of QEW), BURLINGTON (905-632-3333) on Thursday, August 10th, 2000 at 1:00 p.m. Cremation to follow.

In lieu of flowers, if desired, expressions of sympathy to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be sincerely appreciated by the family.

Richard (Dick) Brown
June 08, 1939 - December 20, 2001
Funeral arrangements by Dodsworth & Brown Funeral Home (Robinson Chapel)

BROWN, Richard (Dick) - Peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospital on Thursday, December 20, 2001, at the age of 62. Predeceased by his wife Doris (1994) and his parents, Keith (1988) and Laura (1995). Loving father of Amber (Jim), and Andrea (Keith). Grandfather of Dakota, Dylan, Drew and Jordan Lynn. Brother to James (Doreen) and Nancy (Fred. Dear friend of Donny and Dick. Mr. Brown is at the DODSWORTH & BROWN Funeral Home ROBINSON CHAPEL (King Street East at Wellington, (905) 522-2496) where the family will receive friends on Friday from 7-9 p.m., and Saturday from 1 p.m. until service time at 5 p.m. in the Chapel. Special thanks to Dr. Debra Cook and I.C.U. Staff of St. Joseph’s Hospital. Remembrances to a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

Nancie Irene Renie Rostron Bumby
(née Ireland)
October 31, 1917 - January 08, 2002
Funeral arrangements by Oakview Funeral Home

Renie Bumby passed away suddenly at home, on January 8, 2002, in her 85th year. She has gone to join her beloved husband Alvin. Loving GWM and beloved mother of Ann Striker (Gordon), Frankford; Sue Irmisch-Brown, Burlington; Peter Bumby (Colleen), Port Hope; and Mary-Lou Walker (Pat), Rochester, N.Y. Loving Grandmother and GWGM to Nancie Dayman, Oakville; Peter Dayman (Kim), White Court, Alta.; Carl Dayman, Fergus, Bill Dayman and Doug Dayman, Calgary; Ellen Irmisch (Spencer Humm), Burlington; Ian Irmisch, Burlington; Sara Bumby-Lauria (Bud), Port Hope; Amanda Bumby, Port Hope; Jordan Walker, Rochester; Christine Reed (Donald), Stirling; and Danny Striker (Stephanie), Frankford. Loving Great- grandmother (GWGGM) to Kaitlin and Jade Dayman, Victoria Bumby-Lauria, Destiny Dayman and Emily Reed. Survived by her sister Vonnie Jensen (Al), Arizona; and brother Edwin Ireland, Loughborough, England. Predeceased by brothers James and Jeff, sister Lois, and sons-in-law Bill Steine-Brunner, Skip Irmisch and Maurice Brown.

Longtime member of Walton Memorial United Church, Past- President of the Bronte Horticultural Society, warbride and mentor to her community of Bronte. Renie will be greatly missed by her many friends and extended family. A Memorial Service will be held in Walton Memorial United Church, 2489 Lakeshore Rd. W. (at Bronte Rd.), Bronte, Oakville on Saturday, January 12th at 1:00 p.m. Reception and visiting to follow. Memorial donations to Walton Memorial United Church, would be appreciated. The family also invites you to sign the Book of Visitation at Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Oakview Funeral Home (905) 842-2252.

Beverley Doreen Burke
July 17, 1927 - September 24, 2001
Funeral arrangements by Sherrin Funeral Home

Peacefully, with her loving family at her side, at Craiglee Nursing Home on Monday, September 24, 2001, Beverley Burke, in her 75th year.

Loving mother of Patricia and her husband Robert Mundy, Deborah and her husband Paul Kalderone, David and Cheryl. Cherished grandmother of 10 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.

Friends will be received at the SHERRIN FUNERAL HOME, 873 Kingston Road, Toronto (west of Victoria Park Ave.) (416-698-2861) on Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. Service in the chapel on Thursday, September 27, 2001 at 11 o'clock. Cremation to follow.

Robert William Burke
Funeral arrangements by Lynn- Carson Funeral Home

(Member Civitan Club of Midland) at the Penetanguishene Hospital Penetanguishene on Sunday April 21st 2002 in his 65th year. Bob Burke of Midland beloved husband of Marilyn Mary Burke (nee Carter) Much loved father of Debbie and her husband Tim MacPhail of Midland, Donna and her husband Paul Henderson of Penetanguishene, Bev and her husband Steve Marion of Port McNicoll, Barb Burke of Orillia and Debbie Baker of Orillia. Loving grandfather of Jason, Megan, Adrian and Brittany. Dear brother of Norm and his wife Lynn of Vancouver, Wally Brock and his wife Jenny of Midland. Son of the late Robert Roy and Irene Burke. Lifetime friend of Oliver and Ralph.

Visitation will be held at the Lynn-Carson Funeral Home- 290 First Street Midland on Friday April 26th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Celebration of funeral mass will be held at St. Margaret’s Church, Midland on Saturday April 27th at 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Memorial donations to the Penetanguishene Hospital Palliative Care Unit c/o Huronia Hospitals Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

The family invites friends and relatives to sign the book of visitation.

Raffaele Butera
November 04, 1919 - July 01, 2001
Funeral arrangements by Friscolanti Funeral Chapel

Peacefully at St. Peter's Hospital, Sunday, July 1, 2001, in his 82nd year. Beloved husband of Giovanna (nee Mercuri).

Dear father of Angela and Dominic Di Spalatro, Mike and Laura Butera and Mary Minervini. Adoring Nonno of eight grandchildren.

Raffaele was born in 1919 in Catanzano, Italy and was a member of the Labourers Union for over 30 years. Special thanks to the I.C.U. staff and the Step Down Unit at the Hamilton General Hospital and the staff at St. Peter's Hospital for their care and professionalism.

Family and friends will be received at the FRISCOLANTI FUNERAL CHAPEL, 43 Barton Street East (near James) on Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Vigil prayers at 8 p.m. Funeral Mass Wednesday 9:30 a.m. at St. Anthony's Church, 830 Barton St. East with entombment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

Ely Callaway
January 01, 1919 - July 05, 2001

Ely Callaway, the founder of the hugely successful Callaway Golf Co. one of the biggest clubmakers in the world with its’"Big Bertha" drivers, died at 82 years old early Thursday at his home in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif. of pancreatic cancer. He just retired as chief executive officer and president of Callaway Golf Co. May 15, 2001. A tumor was discovered on his pancreas during surgery to remove his gall bladder.

He was born and grew up in LaGrange, Georgia, in 1919.

Mr. Callaway spent almost 30 years in the textile industry, rising to high places at Milliken, Textron, and Burlington Industries. He left Burlington as its president and chief operating officer in 1973 after 17 years with the company. A dispute over the chairmanship, which Callaway thought should have been his, has been reported to have caused the parting of the ways.

He was now 54 and not about to retire. Five years before he left Burlington, he planted a small vineyard in Temecula, California, in a part of the state that had not before produced any good quality dry table wine. He sold the vineyard in 1981 to Hiram Walker for $ 14 million, taking a profit of $ 9 million. He had never intended to keep it, and he had never intended to retire.

In 1984, he spent $ 400,000 for a little golf company called Hickory Stick. It was owned by Richard Parente and Dick De La Cruz, a pair of California clubmakers hoping to create a niche for their specialty clubs, wedges and putters with hickory wood wrapped around a steel shaft. Chi Chi Rodriguez says that Callaway came to his home in Puerto Rico and offered him $ 250,000 to play the wedges on the Senior PGA Tour. "I told him I wouldn't play them for $ 1 million," Rodriguez says. But Rodriguez would become one of the first to play the Big Bertha and is one of Callaway's original staff professionals.

Pretty soon the Hickory Sticks were history, replaced with the S2H2 (Short Straight Hollow Hosel), a bore-through design that was incorporated in both woods and irons. After some modest success, the Big Bertha was introduced in 1991 and the Great Big Empire begun.

Since then, the company's fortunes have exceeded anyone's imagination, The company's stock is one of the darlings of Wall Street and those around during the company's beginnings are multi-millionaires and getting richer by the day.

Mr. Callaway does not appear to be a man given to outward excess. Except, perhaps, in marriage--he has been down the aisle four times. He is southern enough to deflect any back-slapping for the company's success, deferring to the people who surround him. And, to his credit, he has created an atmosphere that is about as democratic as a billion-dollar company can get. There is no executive dining room. Everyone--from Callaway to the people who slide the grips on the clubs--eats in the same dining room. It's called Ely's Place. Callaway is revered and adored by the entire workforce. Although practically everyone you talk to who works at Callaway Golf loves his or her job and can't say enough about their former boss. You are invited to sign Mr. Callaway’s Book of Visitation below. Please visit for more on the life & times of Ely Callaway.

Helen Rose Campbell
November 29, 1923 - January 26, 2001
Funeral arrangements by McFarlane & Roberts Funeral Home

Peacefully at St. Joseph’s Health Care Centre with her family by her side on Friday, January 26, 2001, Helen Rose (Chaplin) Campbell of Byron passed away. Beloved wife for 48 years of James Campbell of Byron. Loving mother of Marlene Dawiczewski, Barbara Crafts and her fiancee Pete Murray, Debbie and her husband Dennis McGee, Jim and his wife Lauren Campbell of London and Sue Postill of Sarnia.

Proud and loving grandmother of Amanda and Grant, Stephanie, Sarah, Breanne, Jenn, Sammy, Brad, Allicia, Andy, Sean and Stephanie and 2 great grandchildren Miranda and Jonathan. Dear sister-in-law of Gladys Chaplin and the late Roy Chaplin and family, Olive Campbell and the late John Campbell, Joyce and Norman Hodgins and family. Loved by 22 foster children.

Friends will be received at McFarlane & Roberts Funeral Home (2240 Wharncliffe Rd. South, London) on Sunday January 28th, 2001 from 7-9 p.m. and Monday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m . Where the Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, January 30th, 2001 at 11 a.m. Interment Parkhill Cemetery.

Donations to the Canadian Lung Association, 480 Egerton Street, London, Ontario N5W 3Z6, gratefully acknowledged.

A tree will be planted in memory of Helen.

Rejean Caron
October 09, 1946 - January 01, 2002
Funeral arrangements by Penetanguishene Funeral Home

At his residence in Barrie on Tuesday, January 1st 2002 in his 56th year. Beloved husband of Yvette (Lortie) Caron. Dear father of Christopher Caron & his wife Michelle of Omaha, Nebraska. Bruce Caron of Barrie and Natalie Caron of Barrie. Loving grandfather of Brandon, Dante and Carter. Dear brother of Denise & her husband Martial Chartier of Quebec, Nicole Bissaillon of Quebec, Gisele & her husband Bruce Perry of Toronto, Diane & her husband Fred Wrobel of Toronto, Suzanne & her husband Raymond Guillemette of Palgrave, Benoit Caron of Quebec, Claire Caron of Montreal, Bruno Caron of Quebec and Chantal Caron & her partner Patrick of Quebec. Loving son of Annette Caron & the late Albert Caron.

Resting at the Penetanguishene Funeral Home, 155 Main Street, Penetanguishene on Thursday, January 3rd from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Ann’s Church, Penetanguishene on Friday, January 4th at 11:00 a.m. Spring Interment at St. Ann’s Cemetery, Penetanguishene. Parish prayers will be held at the funeral home Thursday evening at 8:00 p.m.

Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

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