Joseph Julian Rybiak
RYBIAK, Joseph Julian - At Welland Hospital on Thursday February 15th, 2007. Joseph Julian Rybiak of Fenwick in his 89th year. Beloved husband of Sophia Rybiak for 62 years. Dear father of Paul Rybiak (Millie), Richard Rybiak (Wieske), George Rybiak (Christina), Barbara Rybiak, Martin Rybiak (Linda) and predeceased by a son Christopher Rybiak. Dear father-in-law of Brenda. Dear grandfather of 11 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. Joseph was a veteran of W.W.II British Army Polish Division and served in the Middle East. He was a professional engineer who worked in Canada, Europe and Trinidad. he was a strong supporter of social causes who valued family, education and service to country. Cremation has taken place. A funeral mass will be held at St. Anns Catholic Church, Fenwick on Monday February 19, 2007 at 11 a.m. Memorial tributes to St. Anns Church , Welland Hospital or Brock University. WIECZNY ODPOCZYNEK RACZ MU DAC PANTE Arrangements by LAMPMAN FUNERAL HOME, 734 Canboro Rd., Fenwick, ON (905)892-4701. 1-800-892-4702.
Dusan “Danny” Stefanovich
STEFANOVICH, Dusan “Danny” - Peacefully passed away on February 13, 2007 at Extendicare in St. Catharines, at the age of 85 years. Loving husband of the late Elizabeth Stefanovich (1991). Loving father and friend of Al Stefanovich (Janene). Survived by his grandchildren, Derek Stefanovich and Taylor and Jordanne McGee; step-daughters, Sandra MacLean (Rene), and Dorothy Armstrong (Bill); step- grandchildren, Kimberly, Glen, Robin, Heather, Cathy, Roy, and Richard; brother, Dragamir Stefanovich (Marie-Claude) and sister Dragica Stefanovich; nephews, Alexander, Frederick and Stephan. Dusan will be sadly missed by his loving companion Milica Todorovic. Family will receive friends at the MORSE & SON CHAPEL of the MORGAN FUNERAL HOMES, 5917 Main Street, Niagara Falls, on Thursday and Friday evenings from 7-9 o'clock. Funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Saturday morning at 10:00 o'clock. Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation or to Alzheimer's Society.
Ethel Florence (nee Percival) Bartlett
BARTLETT, Ethel Florence (nee Percival) - Peacefully at the John M. Parrott Centre in Napanee on Thursday, February 15, 2007, in her 95th year. Beloved wife of the late Albert “Bert“ Bartlett. Loving mother of Shirley Stinson of Napanee and the late Wyona Trombley (Sonny of Napanee). Sadly missed by grandchildren Janie McCabe (Tim); Dan Stinson; Paul Stinson (Pauline); Tracey Trombley and David Trombley (Cathy) and great grandchildren Ian & Eric McCabe; Morgan & Remington Stinson; Matthew, Natalie & Cameron Stinson and Rachel Trombley. Predeceased by her brothers Bill and Tom Percival. Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Donations by cheque to the Cancer Society or the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to the WARTMAN FUNERAL HOME, 448 Camden Rd. at Newburgh Rd, Napanee K7R 1G1, (613-354-3722).
Earla Mae Bastien
BASTIEN, Earla Mae - Peacefully at Extendicare on Thursday February 15th, 2007 Earla Allan in her 71st year. Beloved mother of Kevin Sands (Polly) of Australia and Tracey Bastien (John Carroll) of Kingston. Dear daughter of the late James R. and Stella Allan. Dear sister of Iris Allan, Kingston, Elsie (Victor Campbell), Inverary, Susie (Harry Wooldridge), Glenburnie, Betty (Rick Forrest), Kingston, Heather Norton, Kingston, Robin Allan, Kingston, and the late Warren and Dale. Lovingly remembered by grandchildren Jaime Mae, Ella and Dayna. Fondly remembered by several nieces and nephews. Resting at the JAMES REID FUNERAL HOME, Cataraqui Chapel, 1900 John Counter Blvd. Funeral Service in the Chapel, Wednesday February 21 at 11:00 a.m. Interment Sand Hill Cemetery, Battersea. Friends will be received Tuesday 7 - 9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the RCBIS, Regional Community Brain Injury Services.
Harold E. Buffam
BUFFAM, Harold E. - Peacefully at Lanark Lodge, Perth on Thursday, February 15th, 2007, Harold E. Buffam (retired prominent businessman in Perth area, 20 year associate of Gale Real Estate, 60 year member of the Masonic Order and the Shrine, faithful servant for many years to St. Paul's United Church and dedicated member for many years of the Perth Curling Club) at the age of 93. Harold was predeceased in March 2006 by his beloved wife Erma E. (Moss) Buffam and his siblings Greta Brake, Cecil, Clifford and Merle Buffam and Muriel Ward; he will be sadly missed by his numerous nieces, nephews, their families and friends in the Perth area. Friends may pay their respects at the Blair & Son Funeral Home, 15 Gore St. W., Perth, Tuesday, February 20th from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the chapel Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. Interment will be held in Elmwood Cemetery followed by a reception in the Blair & Son Family Centre. In remembrance, contributions to the Great War Memorial Hospital Foundation would be appreciated. True Britons Masonic Lodge will hold a memorial Service Tuesday at 8:00 p.m.
Robert William Christopherson
CHRISTOPHERSON, Robert William - Peacefully, at Kingston General Hospital on Wednesday, February 14, 2007 in his 85th year. Son of the late Robert Louis and Charlotte Christopherson and brother of the late Betty Grayson. Cherished husband of Eleanor Muriel, father of Robert Campbell Christopherson of Toronto and Susan Jane Christopherson of Ottawa. Lovingly remembered by his five grandchildren and two great grandchildren, five nieces and other close family members. In keeping with his wishes cremation was immediate. A remembrance gathering of family and friends will be held at Fort Frontenac Officer's Mess, 317 Ontario Street, Kingston, Ontario on Saturday, February 24th, 2007 at 1:30 p.m. For those who wish, memorial donations may be made to the Salvation Army or a charity of choice.
Nathan Salomon Theo (Ted) De Jager
DE JAGER, NATHAN SALOMON THEO (Ted), B.Sc., M.D., M.C.F.P. (C) - In his 64th year surrounded with love, went home in glory, to his Lord and Savior on Thursday, February 15th, 2007. Born in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, March 13th, 1943. Devoted and beloved husband of the late Henderika (Ria) Wiersema. Much loved son of the late Pieter Gerard and Pieternella de Jager. Adored, cherished and respected father of Peter Salomon Christopher de Jager, Theo Hendrick Simon de Jager, and Femma Miriam Anna de Jager. Survived by sister and brother-in-law Jannie and Harry Boers and extended family in The Netherlands. He will also be deeply missed by Robert Nacevicius and Teresa O'Brien. Those of you who knew him well know him by his devotion to his family, his selfless acts of generosity and honesty, and his absolute willingness to always help others. Nathan is resting at the JAMES REID FUNERAL HOME, Cataraqui Chapel, 1900 John Counter Blvd, Kingston, Ontario from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm on Tuesday February 20th, 2007. Funeral and memorial service dedicated to his caring and giving life to be held at the same address, on Wednesday February 21st, 2007 at 1:30 pm. There will be a private family interment following the service, and then a reception to follow. In recognition of his lifetime contribution to medicine, donations may be made to The Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Kidney Foundation.
GRIGSBY, Lillian Proud Veteran of World War II W.A.F. Peacefully in her sleep at the Joyce Faye Terrace, Helen Henderson Care Centre on Thursday, February 15, 2007. The former Lillian Smith, at the age of 88 years. Beloved wife of the late Thomas Guy Grigsby. Cherished mother of Judi Perreault and her husband John of Kingston. Grandma will be sadly missed by her grandsons Matthew and David. A heartfelt appreciation to Jean, Marg, Vic and the staff of Joyce Faye Terrace at Helen Henderson Care Centre, for their loving friendship and support. In keeping with the family's wishes, there will be no visitation. Funeral Monday, February 19, 2007 to St. Thomas' Anglican Church (130 Lakeview Avenue at Cranbrook Street) at 2 p.m., The Reverend Canon Robert Hales officiating. Cremation to follow with a private interment at Cataraqui Cemetery in the spring. A reception will follow the service in the church hall. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations made to the Alzheimer Society or the Resident's Charitable Foundation at Helen Henderson Care Centre would be appreciated by the family (Donations by cheque only, please).
William “Maurice“ Hamilton
HAMILTON, William “Maurice“ - Peacefully with his family by his side at the Kingston General Hospital after a brief illness on Thursday, February 15, 2007 in his 83rd year. Beloved husband of Anne (nee Barnes) of Ardoch. Loving father of Gail (Robert) Latchford, Warkworth; Bill (Susan) Hamilton; Thorhild, Alberta; Ronald (Holly) Hamilton, Thunder Bay; Reginald (Beth) Hamilton, Cobourg; and step-father of Tim (Val) Russell, Gores Landing; Sue Russell (Marcel), Keene; Jane Russell (Darl), Madoc; and Leigh Russell (Patrick), Beeton. He will be sadly missed and forever cherished by his many grandchildren, step- grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Ruth Holland, Cobourg, Ida (Len) Ashby, Port Hope; Rowena Landymore, Cobourg; Lola (Ted) Turpin, Camborne; Rilla (Paul) Jex, Cobourg; and Merle (Carl) Carlson, Cobourg. Pre-deceased by his brother Earl Hamilton, and a sister Joyce Alexander. Survived by a sister in law Pat, Cobourg. He will be fondly remembered by his many nieces, nephews, friends and neighbours. Following cremation, the family will receive friends at the MASCHKE FUNERAL HOME (11928 Hwy #41, Northbrook, Ontario KOH 1Z0 (613-336- 6873) on Friday, March 2, 2007 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Legion service will be at 6:45 p.m. The Memorial Service will be at St. John's Anglican Church in Ardoch on Saturday, March 3, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. An interment of ashes will be held at St. John's Cemetery at a later date. Friends desiring may contribute in memory of Maurice to the Clar-Mills Fire Department. Leukemia/Lymphoma Foundation or the St. John's Women's Guild, Ardoch.
Shirley Elaine (nee Haskins) Henry
HENRY, Shirley Elaine (nee Haskins) - Peacefully at the Kingston General Hospital on Friday, February 16, 2007, in her 71st year. Predeceased by her dear husband Marvyn Henry. Cherished mother of Mark Henry (Leslie) of Inverary and Lori French (Bill) of Napanee. Sadly missed by her grandchildren Skyler French, Kira Knapp (Nathan), Shannon French, Allysia Campson and Devon Walsh. Sister of Karen Copeland (Alister), Dorothy Gregory (George) and the late Joan Dyke; Allan Haskins; Paul Haskins and Doug Haskins (Marilyn). Survived by brother-in-law Gordon Dyke and sisters-in-law Arlene Haskins and Mary Haskins. Fondly remmebered by many nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends at the WARTMAN FUNERAL HOME, 448 Camden Rd., at Newburgh Rd., Napanee K7R 1G1 (613-354-3722) on Monday, February 19 from 1 - 3 and 6 - 8 p.m. Funeral Service to follow in the Chapel at 8 p.m. Interment Victoria Lawn Cemetery in St. Catharines on Wednesday. Friends desiring may contribute by cheque to the Liver Foundation in memory of Shirley.
Rita M. Larabie
LARABIE, Rita M. - After a brief illness on Thursday, February 15, 2007 at the Kingston General Hospital. Rita Legal in her 76th year. Beloved wife of the late Aldege Larabie. Loving mother of Mark (Jill), Denis, Carmel Larabie, Tess Hudson (Harold), Yolande Bos (Jack) & Bryon. Loved by her grandchildren Marques, Rebecca, Ben, Brigitte, Jessica, Emilie, Lindsay, Kayla & great grandchildren Madisson & Harrison. Dear sister of Tony, Joe, Simone, Aline, Louise, Pat, Odette, George, Sally, Claudette, Armand & the late Georgette. The family will receive friends at the PAUL G. PAYNE FUNERAL HOME, Main St., Odessa 613-386-7373 on Sunday from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday at 11 a.m. in St. Mary's Church, Odessa, with Rev. Father Wm. Steacy officiating. Interment St. Mary's Cemetery. For those desiring donations to St. Mary's Cemetery Fund would be appreciated.
Inez Lillian Lytle
LYTLE, Inez Lillian - Peacefully with her family on Thursday, February 15, 2007 at the John M. Parrott Center, Napanee. Inez Lillian MacCrimmon in her 93rd year, of Newburgh. Beloved wife of the late Manford Lytle. Loving mother of Earl Lytle (Tooke), Aura Hicks, both of Ottawa, Donalda Tryon (Boyd), Parham, Ruth Lytle of Newburgh. Sadly missed by her grandchildren Gwen Benoit (Gilles), Greg Hicks, Sara Lytle (Mike), Jason, Owen (Carilee) and Donalda Anne Tryon and great grandchildren Leah, Ashton, Dylan, Beau, Stephanie, Teisha, T.C., Imogene, Bram and Kaitlyn and many nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the Sharbot Lake Kingdom Hall on Tuesday, February 20, 2007 from 1 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at 2 p.m. Interment Oconto Cemetery. Inez grew up at MacCrimmon Bay, Sharbot Lake. Predeceased by her brothers John, Daniel, Norman, Arnold and Hector. Survived by her sisters Annie Huffman, Newburgh and Katie Kane of Kingston. She lived in Sudbury and later Ottawa and lived many years in Sharbot Lake. She was a member of the Napanee Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses. Donations to the Charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements in care of Goodfellow's Funeral Home, Parham.
Kimberley Ann (Kim) Mcconnell
MCCONNELL, Kimberley Ann (Kim) - Peacefully at home on Friday, February 16, 2007 at age 44, surrounded by friends and family, after a valiant and courageous battle with cancer. She will be deeply missed by her beloved husband, Edward Smith, and her much loved daughters Maegan McConnell and Emma Maingot, and her stepdaughter Abby Smith and stepson Jordan Smith. She is survived by her parents, Robert and Donna Morrison and her sister Lynda, and her mother-in-law and best friend, Maureen McConnell and mother-in-law Shirley Tartick. Predeceased by her first husband Daniel McConnell, and his father, James McConnell. She was loved so much by all her many, many friends; she will be deeply missed. Family and friends will be received at the ROBERT J. REID & SONS FUNERAL HOME, 309 Johnson St. (at Barrie St.) on Monday, February 19th, from 4pm to 7pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be at St. Mary's Cathedral, Johnson Street, on Tuesday, Feb. 20th at 10:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Kingston Regional Cancer Centre.
Anna Hazel, nee Nuttall Metzler
METZLER, Anna Hazel, nee Nuttall - Peacefully at Trillium Ridge, in Kingston, on Thursday, February 15, 2007, in her 95th year. Beloved wife of the late Robert Harold Metzler, with whom she founded Metzler Business School in 1940. Dear mother of David (Marlene), Kingston, Anne (Stephen Simmering), Ottawa, and Richard (Dianne). Devoted grandmother of Susanne Hall, Patricia Elliott, Robert Metzler, William Simmering, Michael Simmering, Mary Simmering, John Metzler and Luke Metzler. Also survived by her sister, Doris McConnell, Kingston, and by six great- grandchildren. Resting at the JAMES REID FUNERAL HOME, Cataraqui Chapel (1900 John Counter Boulevard) Kingston, on Monday, February 19, 2007 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. and on Tuesday, February 20, 2007 from 12:30 p.m. until the time of service at 2 p.m. with the Reverend David Iverson officiating. Interment Cataraqui Cemetery, with a reception to follow at the funeral home. Hazel passed away very much as she lived her life, gently and quietly, and the family is truly grateful to the professional and caring staff at Trillium (Garden House) for the support they have provided during the past year. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations made to the University Hospitals Kingston Foundation, would be appreciated by the family (Donations by cheque only please).
SEIFERT, Richard - Richard peacefully passed away at the Kingston General Hospital on February 15, 2007 with his loving wife of 52 years Margot at his side. Cherished father to Stefan his wife Kathy, and Michael. Richard will be missed by his sisters Edith, Elke her husband Guenter and his brother Wolfgang and his wife Rita. Richard was a professional civil engineer and project manager with over 35 years experience, overseeing various major construction projects in Canada and worldwide. A memorial service will be held at a later date in the spring. In memory of Richard donations may be made to the C.N.I.B. Toronto, or to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Arrangement entrusted to the GORDON F. TOMPKINS FUNERAL HOME, Township Chapel.
Rosemary Erica Spencer
SPENCER, Rosemary Erica - Peacefully at the Kingston General Hospital on Wednesday February 15th, 2007. Loved mother of Russell Spencer and his wife Karen. Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Macy and Ella. Dear sister of Margaret Woolnough of Kingston and fondly remembered by her nieces Judy and Susan. At Rosemary's request funeral arrangements are private. As expressions of sympathy memorial donations for those who wish the Kingston Humane Society (donations by cheque, please).
SULLIVAN, Eric - (Vice Chair of M. Sullivan & Son Limited) (WWII Veteran) Peacefully with his family by his side, on Thursday, February 15, 2007 in his 82nd year. Reunited with his beloved wife Therese, who predeceased just 6 short months ago. Beloved and devoted father of Harry (Carolyn), Mike (Kathryn), Mary Lutz (Barry), Gregory (Diane). Loved grandfather of Kathryn, Michael, Lauren, Erica and Paul. Dear brother of Tommy (Corinne), Jane and Judy. Predeceased by his parents Malcolm “Harry“ and Alberta “Bertie“, his step mother Hannah, brothers Donald and Douglas. Fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews and relatives. Until his passing, he remained actively involved in the General Contracting and Construction Management Firm founded by his Grandfather in 1914. He will be missed by his many friends and colleagues in the construction industry throughout Ontario. Past President and Life Member of the Kingston Construction Association and Life Member of the Kingston Yacht Club. Friends will be received at the TOWNSHIP CHAPEL of the GORDON F. TOMPKINS FUNERAL HOMES, 435 Davis Drive (Centennial Drive and Taylor Kidd Blvd) on Sunday, February 18 from 7 - 9 p.m. and Monday, February 19 from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial in the Church of the Good Thief, King Street West, Kingston, on Tuesday, February 20, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. Rite of Committal with prayers in St. Mary's Cemetery. During his lifetime, Dad maintained a quiet but generous approach to charitable giving, supporting many local charities and community initiatives. In Eric's memory, memorial donations may be made to the University Hospitals Kingston Foundation. In the care of GORDON F. TOMPKINS FUNERAL HOMES, TOWNSHIP CHAPEL, 613-546-5150.
Doris M. Summers
SUMMERS, Doris M. - Peacefully at Kingston General Hospital on Friday February 16, 2007. Doris Claxton of R.R. #2, Elgin, in her 89th year. Beloved Wife of Hubert Summers. Dear Mother of Gerald (Dianna), Doug (Gail), Lila Welch (Gene Patterson), Arnold (Eleanor) all of Elgin. Dear Sister of Gerald Claxton of London and Millie Woods of Brockville. Predeceased by sisters, Olive Sloan and Yvonne Gard and brothers, Albert, Tommy and Paul Claxton. Fondly remembered by nine grandchildren and twenty great- grandchildren. Predeceased by great- grandson, Lucas Serson. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends at the SCOTLAND FUNERAL HOME, 27 Main Street, Elgin on Monday from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m. Funeral Service in the Chapel on Tuesday morning at 11 o'clock. Interment Halladay Cemetery, Elgin. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, the Elgin Friendship Club or the Charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.
Gertrude (née Ethier) Levac
LEVAC, Gertrude (née Ethier) - 1920- 2007. The family announces with sorrow her death at the West Nipissing General Hospital, Sturgeon Falls, on Wednesday, February 14, 2007 at the age of 86 years. Daughter of the late Jules and of the late Josephine (née Vaillancourt) Ethier. Wife of the late Théodore Levac. Cherished mother of Jean-Claude of Sturgeon Falls, Louise of Quebec, Michel (Lise) of Val Thérèse, Pauline (Roger) of Sturgeon Falls, Francoise Monette (Marc) of Azilda, Pierrette Kollar (John) of Sudbury, Diane Delorme (Normand) of Verner. Predeceased by her son Gilbert (2000) (Cécile) of Val Thérèse and by her daughter Marguerite (2005). Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her 17 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Beatrice Courville, Aurèle Ethier (Marguerite), Cécile Ethier, Jeanne d'Arc Ethier, Jacqueline Bellefeuille, Gilles (Betty) all of Sturgeon Falls, Madeleine Gagnon of Sudbury, sisters- in-law Rita Ethier of Welland and Connie Ethier of Sudbury. Predeceased by her brothers, Armand, Serge, Camille (Lorraine). Gertrude's pride and joy was her family. She enjoyed being surrounded by her loved one's. Gertrude will be remembered as a loving, caring and giving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. The family will receive relatives and friends at the Theoret-Bourgeois Funeral Home, Sturgeon Falls, on Sunday, February 18, 2007 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be held in Sacré Coeur Church, Sturgeon Falls, on Monday, February 19, 2007 at 11 am. Donations to the West Nipissing General Hospital Foundation (Cancer Services), would be appreciated. The family wishes to express their heartfelt appreciation to Dr. Katsuno, Dr. Parson, Dr. Mountain and the staff of the West Nipissing General Hospital for their great help and kindness.