William Alexander Green
1924 - 2003
Peacefully on Friday July 4, 2003 at the Brockville General Hospital at the age of 79 years. Al was born in Toronto, but fell in love with Brockville and the St. Lawrence River after moving here in 1972. Loving husband of the late Martina Green. Dear father of Jann Smith and her husband Dan, Julie Green of Brockville, and Bob McCord and his wife Kimberly of Mississauga. Sadly missed by six grandchildren Charles, Lauren and Kylie Smith, Alex and Erik van der Meulen and Shannon McCord. They will treasure their memories of Grandpa. Also surviving are his brothers Gordon Green of Oakville, and Jim of Wasaga Beach. Predeceased by his parents William and Ethel Green of Toronto.
At the request of Mr. Green, there will be no visitation or funeral service. A reception in celebration of his life will be held at the Brockville Country Club Sunday July 13 from 2-4 pm. In memoriums to the Canadian Aid for Chernobyl will be gratefully acknowledged. Arrangements are entrusted with the Irvine Funeral Home and Chapel, 4 James Street East Brockville.
Cremation will take place at Roselawn Crematorium and Tribute Centre, Maitland.
George E. Shaver
1921 - 2003
After a difficult illness at the St. Lawrence Lodge on Thursday, July 10, 2003; George Edward Shaver at the age of 81 years. Beloved husband of Eileen (Arcand) Shaver. Loving father of Margaret Close and her husband Jim and dear grandfather of James Close and his wife Celestine all of Brockville. Fondly remembered by his great grandchildren J.D. and Vanessa. Also survived by his brother Delbert Shaver and his wife Marion, and his sister Bonnie Burke and her husband Roger all of Brockville, as well as by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his sister Edna Hellyer.
Family and friends may pay their respects at the Irvine Funeral Home and Chapel, 4 James Street East, Brockville on Saturday from 2-4 & 7-9 pm. In celebration of George's life, the Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Sunday at 2 o'clock. Interment will follow at Oakland Cemetery. In remembrance, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society will be gratefully acknowledged. Members of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 96, will hold a Veteran's Service of Remembrance on Saturday at 7 pm.
Lawrence Ivan Grant
1932 - 2003
Suddenly on Thursday, July 10, 2003 at the age of 70 years. Beloved husband of Ruth Grant of R.R. 1 Brockville. Loving father of Sandra Slaney (Paul) and Larry Grant (Sharron) all of Brockville, Ken Grant (Lynda Saunders) of Toledo, Don Grant of Brockville and Linda Grekul of Niagara Falls. Dear grandfather of Ryan Merkley, Rachel Leroux, Tessa, Bryan, Rick and Alec Grant and Adam and Deryck Grekul. Also survived by a great granddaughter Emma and by his brother James Grant of Greenbush. Predeceased by his brother Norman Grant.
Family and friends may pay their respects at the Irvine Funeral Home, 4 James Street East, Brockville on Sunday from 7-9 pm and on Monday after 10 am. The ceremony in celebration of Mr. Grant's life will be held in the Chapel on Monday at 11 am. Interment and reception will follow at the Roselawn Memorial Gardens and Tribute Centre, Maitland. In remembrance, donations to the Brockville Animal Shelter would be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
Entered into rest at her residence on May 3, 2003. Beatrice Cora Flood Regan of Brockville. Beloved wife of Alfred Regan. Also survived by a number of cousins. Predeceased by brothers Earl and Stewart Flood. Fondly remembered by her close friends Glenda and Doug Burns, Deborah and Howard Alexander and Lanie and Jim Cahill.
Family and friends may pay their respects at the Irvine Funeral Home and Chapel, 4 James street East, Brockville on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. All are invited to attend the funeral service in the chapel on Tuesday at 11am (previously announced as private). Interment will follow at Oakland Cemetery. In memoriams to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society will be gratefully acknowledged.
Charles Arthur Maase
1922 - 2003
At his Brockville residence on Wednesday, May 7, 2003 at the age of 81 years. Beloved husband of Janet E. (Jenny) Maase (nee Wallace). Loving father of Jill Maase of Ottawa, and John Maase and his wife Wilda Madden of Brockville, and of the late Peter Maase of New York City. Fondly remembered by his granddaughter Lily Maase. Also survived by his brother Peter Maase of Ste. Anne des Lacs, QC. Predeceased by his brother Eric.
A great lover of life and living well, Charles was a gracious host, a capable skipper of his eighteen boats, and cultivator of the “secret garden” overlooking the St. Lawrence River. A friend and mentor to many, Charles had the gift of being a superior listener as well as speaker, being famous for his Swedish toasts marking special occasions. To his business associates, Charles provided thoughtful and measured counsel both in his own enterprises and as a long-standing and valued member of the board of Toromont Industries. He will be greatly missed by friends up and down the waterways of North America.
The family would like to express heartfelt thanks for the special contribution by Wilda Madden, Dr. Frederick Albert and Shirley Farrell. Their dedication and personal care made it possible for Charles to spend his final days at home in the company of family.
Family and friends are invited to a Memorial Service at the First Presbyterian Church, Court House Square, Brockville, on Thursday, May 15th at 4 o’clock. In remembrance, donations to the Brockville General Hospital Foundation or charity of choice will be gratefully acknowledged.
1932 - 2003
On Saturday, April 26, 2003 at the Brockville General Hospital, peacefully after a brief illness; Ella (McMullen) Lingley at the age of 70 years. Beloved wife of the late Frederick C. Lingley. Dear mother of Fred and his fiancée Heather of R.R. 4 Brockville, and Jim of Malaysia. Fondly remembered by her grandson Fred. Dear sister of Melba Love (Jack), Joyce Orr (Stanley) all of Brockville, Helen Robichaud (John) of Cardinal, and Ralph McMullen (Marilyn) of Brockville. Also survived by her sister-in-law Linda McMullen of Brockville and by numerous nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Clifford and Mildred McMullen, and by brothers Burton, Albert and Clifford.
Family and friends are invited to a ceremony in celebration of Ella's life on Thursday, May 1st at 1 o'clock at the Irvine Funeral Home and Chapel, 4 James Street East, Brockville. The family will receive friends from 12 noon until the time of the service. Cremation to follow at the Roselawn Tribute Centre and Crematorium, with interment in Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Maitland. In remembrance, donations to the V.O.N. or Hospice of Providence Palliative Care will be gratefully acknowledged.
Thomas H. Farmer
1918 - 2003
At the Brockville General Hospital on Monday, April 28, 2003 in his 86th year. Beloved husband of the former Ethel Walsh. Loving father of Robert Farmer and his wife Patricia of Brockville and Aynne Farmer of Toronto. Dear grandfather of Alexander and Brandon Farmer. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his sisters Evelyn Masterson and Margaret Paquette and by his brother Donald Farmer.
Family and friends may pay their respects at the Irvine Funeral Home and Chapel, 4 James Street East, Brockville on Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 pm and on Friday after 1:30 pm. The Liturgy of the Christian Funeral will be held at St. Francis Xavier Church on Friday at 3 pm. Interment will follow at St. Francis Xavier Cemetery. In remembrance, donations to the Hospice of Providence Palliative Care or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
1913 - 2003
Peacefully at the Queensway Carleton Hospital, Ottawa on Saturday, April 19, 2003 in her 90th year. Wife of 44 years to the late Harold Cornelius O'Grady. Loving mother of Jim (Helen Alexiade), Colleen (Laurence Dumville) all of Ottawa, Ken (Marlene Binnie) of Brockville and Faye (Donald Kuiack) of Ottawa. Fondly remembered by 12 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Also survived by her sister Margaret Redmond of Ottawa and her daughter-in-law Anne Notof of Sherwood Park, Alberta. Predeceased by her son Dr. Terry O'Grady, her sister Kay Dougherty and brothers Alphonsus, Byrne, John and Dan. Mary was born in Eganville in 1913 and lived in the northwest Quebec mining communities of Kewagama and Rouyn-Noranda from 1936-1968; in Brockville until 1992 and Arnprior Villa and Longfields Manor in Nepean since then. She was a longtime member and former president of the Catholic Women's League at Blessed Sacrament parish in Noranda, Que.
Family and friend may pay their respects at the Irvine Funeral Home and Chapel, 4 James Street East, Brockville on Wednesday from 7-9 pm. the Liturgy of the Christian Funeral will be celebrated at St. John Bosco Parish, 175 Windsor Dr., Brockville, on Thursday at 12:00noon. Interment will follow at St. Francis Xavier Cemetery. In remembrance, donations to Loaves and Fishes would be gratefully acknowledged. "May God hold her in the palm of His hand, and may she rest in peace."
Lena M. Tousaw
1912 - 2003
It is with great sadness that the family of Lena Tousaw announce her sudden passing on Tuesday, April 22nd, 2003 at the Brockville General Hospital after a brief illness. Lena, in her 91st year, is survived by her devoted son Lynn (Yvonne) of Detroit, Michigan, and her loving daughter Karen Brooks (Roy) of Brockville. She was a special Grandma of Kirk Tousaw (Debbie) of Vancouver, B.C., and Natasha Tousaw of San Francisco, California; and beloved Nanny of Sara Aaron (Shawn) of Brockville, and Michael Brooks of Ottawa. Proud great grandmother of Kaya Lynn Tousaw of Vancouver and Delayna and Skyler Aaron of Brockville. She is also survived by her nieces Jean Hanes and Betty Willis, and nephews Brent and Brian Casselman, and Jack Tousaw. Lena will be sadly missed by life-long friend Aileen Saundercook. She has gone to join her husband Earl who predeceased her on May 15, 1979, her daughter-in-law Marie-Anne, her two brothers Bill and Jim Lynn, and two sisters Winona Blackwood and Viola Jameson.
Family and friends may pay their respects at the Irvine Funeral Home and Chapel, 4 James Street East, Brockville on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9pm. In celebration of Lena's life a ceremony will be held in the Chapel on Saturday at 11am. Interment at Oakland Cemetery. In remembrance, donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Wall Street United Church Memorial Fund will be gratefully acknowledged.
Pearl L. Hurley
1934 - 2003
Peacefully at the St. Vincent de Paul Hospital after a difficult battle with cancer on Thursday, May 1, 2003; Pearl Louise (Mallett) Hurley at the age of 69 years. Beloved wife of Allen Hurley and loving mother of John Hurley (Norma), Carolann Holmgren (Steve), Wendy Hurley, and Christopher Hurley (Sharon). Fondly remembered by her eight grandchildren. Dear sister of Barbara Lapierre, Betty Soper (Bill), Rosaly Clifford (Reginald), Rudy (Evelyn), David (Ruth), Leonard (Margaret) and Larry Mallett (Linda). Predeceased by her parents Ernest and Whaitie Mallett, by brother Douglas Mallett and brother-in-law Kenneth Lapierre.
Family and friends may pay their respects at the Irvine Funeral Home and Chapel, 4 James Street East, Brockville on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9pm. The Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated in the Chapel on Saturday at 10:30am. Cremation will follow at the Roselawn Tribute Centre and Crematorium, Maitland. In remembrance, donations to the Hospice of Providence Palliative Care will be gratefully acknowledged.
Gertrude Eileen Baker
1914 - 2003
Peacefully at St. Lawrence Lodge on Saturday, July 12, 2003; Gertrude Eileen (Riley) Baker at the age of 89 years. Wife of the late Eldon Benjamin Baker. Loving foster mother of George Galbraith and his wife Barbara of R.R. 4 Brockville. Fondly remembered by her grandchildren Kimberley (Richard Findley) of Toronto, and Katherine (John Eyre) of Athens; and by her great grandchildren Matthew and Jacob Findley, Ryan and Jason Eyre. Also survived by her brother Fred and his wife Mary Riley of R.R. 3 Portland. Predeceased by her brother George Riley.
Family and friends may pay their respects at the Irvine Funeral Home, 4 James Street East, Brockville on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9pm. In celebration of Gertrude's life the funeral service will be held in the Irvine Chapel on Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock. Interment at Roselawn Memorial Gardens followed by a reception in the Irvine Reception Centre. In remembrance, donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Gideon Memorial Bible Plan will be gratefully acknowledged.