AIMERS, John Patrick Baird - (Retired Manager, Brewers' Retail) Peacefully on Wednesday August 3rd, 2005 in his 88th year. Loving husband of the late Ada, for 58 years. Dear father of Brian (Joyce), Ardelle (late Allan White), Jacqueline (Rick), John (Joanne), David (Julie), and Lori (Brian). John will be sadly missed by his 10 grandchildren. Aprivate family funeral will be held. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
ABELLA, Sonia M. - Peacefully, at the Sunnybrook Hospital, with her family by her side, on Wednesday August 10, 2005. Friends will be received at the Highland Funeral Home, 3280 Sheppard Avenue East (west of Warden 416-773-0933) on Saturday and Sunday from 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held on Monday August 15 at 10 a.m. at St. Thomas the Apostle Roman Catholic Church, 14 Highgate Dr., Markham. Interment Highland Memory Gardens. Donations to the Sunnybrook Cancer Research Centre in Sonia's name, would be greatly appreciated.
ACOMB, Effie - Passed away on Wednesday, August 10, 2005 at York Central Hospital in Richmond Hill, Ontario. Beloved wife of Reginald Acomb for 63 years. Loving mother of Douglas and his wife Casey, and Denis. Dear grandmother to Jacqueline, Alexandra, Nicole, Tara, James and Robert. Family will receive friends at THE MARSHALL FUNERAL HOME, 10366 Yonge St., Richmond Hill (4th traffic light north of Major Mackenzie Dr.) on Monday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Service will be held in the chapel on Tuesday at 2 p.m. Cremation.
ABRAMOVITZ, Milan - (Auschwitz Survivor #159931) Peacefully in Montreal on Friday, August12, 2005. Beloved husband for 59 years of Helene Baran. Loving and devoted father and father-in-law of Denise Abramovitz, Norbert and Gayle Abrams. Cherished "Opa" of Daniel and Jesse Abrams. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Susan and Leo Ullman. Brother-in-law of Julius and Margaret Baran. Dear uncle of Ron Ullman, Wendy, Joyce, and Marlene Baran. He will be sadly missed by his family, many friends and co-volunteers of Meals on Wheels at Maimonides Hospital, Montreal. Funeral Service from Steeles Memorial Chapel on Sunday, August 14. Burial at the Pardes Shalom Cemetery. Donations in his memory may be made to the Montreal General Hospital Foundation (10th floor Palliative Care Unit), (514) 934-8230. For time of service, please call 905-881-6003.
AITKEN, Phillip John - Passed away peacefully at the North York General Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, on August 15, 2005 at the age of 53. Beloved son of Geraldine and the late Gordon Aitken. Father of Jason and his wife Katja. Grandfather of Anna and Lisa. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Claudia and Gilles Noel, Pamela and Peter Kukulsky and Barbara and Robby Comand. Uncle of Andrew, Olivia, Jennifer, David, Julie, Matthew and Daniel. Funeral to be held in Laval, Quebec. Donations in Phil's memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
ABERNETHY, Marie - Peacefully in the compassionate care of the staff at Providence Hospital Palliative Care Unit, 5th Floor, B Wing on Sunday, August 21, 2005 in her 71st year. Beloved wife of Robert (Bob). Loving mother of DaIe Robert and Craig David. Dear sister of Gloria Phalen and Donald Roxborough and the late Orma Everett. There will be ''A Celebration of Marie's Life'' to be announced at a later date. No formal Funeral or Service will be performed. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the charity of your choice. Arrangements entrusted to the SCARBOROUGH FUNERAL CENTRE (2966Eglinton Avenue East, at Bellamy Road), 416-289-2558.
ACTON, Phyllis Joan (nee Corrigan) - It is with profound sadness that the family announces the passing of Phyllis Acton, on Friday, August 26, 2005, at the age of 72. Born in Detroit, Michigan, November 12, 1932. Loving wife for 51 years of Richard J. Acton of Mississauga. Predeceased by her parents Doris and Earl Corrigan of Detroit, Michigan. Loving mother and cherished by her children Maribeth Martin of Barrie, Ontario, Kelly Acton (Renate) of Tarpon Springs, Florida and Alyson Praught (Chris) of Oakville, Ontario. Much loved and devoted grandmother to Jeffrey, Brittany, Penny, Maddy and Amy. Dear sister and sister-in-law to Sharon Hebert (Bill) of Windsor, Ontario, Jimmy Parker (Robyn) of Michigan and June and the late Ron St. Pierre of Windsor, Ontario. Fondly remembered by nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. After a lifetime of teaching us the nature of a warm and generous spirit, and unconditional love, the lessons continued to the end, where we learned about grace and dignity in the face of suffering. All are invited to celebrate her life at the Turner & Porter ''Peel'' Chapel, 2180 Hurontario St., Mississauga (Hwy. 10 N. of QEW) on Monday from 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, August 31, 2005 at 11 a.m. at St.Patrick's Church, 921 Flagship Dr., Mississauga (at Tomken). Interment Assumption Cemetery. For those who wish, donations may be made to the Trillium Health Centre Foundation.
In her 74th year, passed away peacefully with her family by her side in the early morning of August 27, 2005. 'Liche' will be sadly missed by her loving husband Werner, of 46 years. Also, by her loving daughters Barbara (Charles) and Sabine. Omi shared happy and fun times with her grandchildren Stefanie, Christopher, Nicole, Amanda and Alexander. Alice is survived by her two younger brothers Volki (Yoli) and Jurg (Blanche) of Switzerland. Visitation will be held at the Kopriva Taylor Community Funeral Home, 64 Lakeshore Road West, Oakville, (905-844-2600) from 6-9 p.m. on August 31st, with a Funeral Mass at 11a.m. on Thursday, September 1, 2005 at St. Andrew's Roman Catholic Church, 47 Reynolds Street, Oakville. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Oncology Department of the Oakville-Trafalgar Memorial Hospital. E-mail condolences may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org ; please place ABT on the subject line.
ABREY, Gordon 'Roy' - (WWII Veteran) Passed away at the Trillium Manor on Tuesday, August 30th, 2005 in his 88th year. Roy, beloved husband for 65 years of Reta (nee Armour). Loving father of Neil. Dear grandfather of Kyle and Heather. Brother of Victor and the late Arthur. Sadly missed by his nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends at the Mundell Funeral Home, 79 West St. N., Orillia from 1 o'clock Thursday, September 1st, 2005 until time of service at 2 o'clock in the chapel. Cremation to follow. Ifdesired, memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated by the family. Messages of condolence are welcomed at www.mundellfuneralhome.com
AGBAN, Virginia - Of Quincy, MA, suddenly, September 6, 2005, Virginia Agban. Devoted mother of Wahid Wassef, M.D. and his wife Maureen (Liskiewicz) Wassef of Shrewsbury. Grandmother of David and Megan Wassef. Sister of Joseph Agban, Esq. of Houston, TX, Gamil Agban and his wife Eva of Toronto, Galaa Agban, M.D. of Rochester, NY, the late Josephine Bouctor, Galil Agban and Juliette Agban. Aunt of George Agban and his wife Lillian of Houston, TX, Liza Davis and her husband Robert of Davidsonville, MD, Amy Ryan and her husband Edward of Rochester, NY, Julie Biehn and her husband Christopher of East Longmeadow and Mary Juliette Agban of Toronto. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in Saint John the Baptist Church, 44 School Street, Quincy, MA at 9o'clock on Saturday, September 10. Visiting hours Friday 5-8 p.m. Interment White Haven Memorial Park, Pittsford, NY on Sunday at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in Mrs. Agban's memory may be made to Saint John the Baptist Church Memorial Fund, c/o 21 Gay Street, Quincy, MA 02169. She was a principal and teacher at St. Jeanne - Antide High School in Alexandria, Egypt for many years. She earned her Master's Degree in Archeology/Egyptology from the University of Alexandria in Egypt. Arrangements under the direction of the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy, MA 02169, (617) 472-6344.
ADAMS, Terrilee - Peacefully after a courageous battle with cancer at her home in Barrie on Tuesday, September 13, 2005. Terrilee Adams of Barrie, and formerly of Collingwood, Innisfil and North Bay, at 43 years of age. Dear mother of Corilee Clifford and Sunny Clifford. Dear daughter of Edythe (Alvin) MacLaren of Sundridge. Dear sister of Carol Ann Rees. Also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Friends may call at SKWARCHUK FUNERAL HOME, 30Simcoe Rd. Bradford (1-800-209-4803) for visitation on Saturday, September 17, 2005 from 2p.m. until the time of funeral service in the Lathangue Chapel at 3 p.m. Donations to the New Cancer Centre at Royal Victoria Hospital, Barrie would be appreciated. Condolences to email@example.com
AGNELLO, Antonino Sr. (Tony) - Long-time and much respected employee of the Town of Parry Sound and Public Utilities Commission, passed away after a courageous battle with cancer, in Parry Sound on Friday, September 16th, 2005. Age 69 years. Beloved husband of Vera of Parry Sound. Loving father of Anthony (Tony) and Warren and his wife Debbie, all of Parry Sound. Lovingly remembered by his granddaughter Sophia Rose. Dear brother of Rosie and her husband Stan Zarudny of Etobicoke; Teresa Agnello-Adams (husband the late Bert Adams) of Parry Sound; Peter and his wife Laurette of Parry Sound. Predeceased by his sister Dora Taylor. Fondly remembered by his nephews, nieces, other relatives and many friends. Resting in the Logan Funeral Home, 81 James Street, Parry Sound where the family will receive visitors on Sunday, September 18th from 7,00-9,00 p.m. and on Monday morning from 9,00-10,30 a.m. Prayers at the Funeral Home on Sunday evening at 7,00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Peter the Apostle Church on Monday, September 19th at 11,00a.m. Interment Sylvan Acres Cemetery. Reception to follow. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the West Parry Sound Health Centre or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.
ADAMSON, Harold Theodore - Peacefully at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, on Sunday, September 18th, 2005, in his 90th year, Harold Theodore, beloved husband of the late Marion. Much loved and respected father of Charlie, Hal (Laurie), Larry (Ruth), and David. He took great pride and delight in his grandchildren, Shelly, Tina, Norman, Mandy, Cary and Tom and cherished the time spent with his 9 great-grandchildren. Harold was predeceased by his brothers Marshall, Earl, Norman and Peter and his sister Anne.Visitation will be held at the Funeral Home of Skinner & Middlebrook Ltd., 128 Lakeshore Rd. E. (one block west of Hurontario St.), Port Credit, on Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service in the chapel on Thursday, September 22nd, 2005 at 11a.m. Interment Springcreek Cemetery. Donations to Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
Abraham, Rena - Peacefully at the Rekai Centre, Toronto on Tuesday, September 27, 2005. Survived by sister-in-law Margaret Bassett of St. Catharines, nephews Michael and his partner Lois of Oakville, Bill and his wife Shirley Bassett and great-nieces Carly and Danielle of Vancouver. Aprivate family interment will be held at Mount Pleasant Cemetery.
JAMES ROBERT ADAMS, MD, PhD.Passed away Tuesday, September 20, 2005 at home surrounded by his family and caregiver. His presence made the world a better place, and he will be dearly missed. A Commemorative Service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, October 8, 2005 at Holy Trinity Church, 12 Prefontaine West, Ste. Agathe desMonts, Quebec. In lieu of flowers, a donation to the SPCA Laurentides-Labelle (819-326-4059) would be appreciated. Many thanks to all the friends and caregivers who have given such help and support over the past few months.
February 7, 1974 - October 4, 2005
Beloved husband to Elizabeth, cherished "Daddy" of Vanessa and Samuel. He will be missed by his mother Shirley and siblings David, Deborah, Denise and Anne. Jason is lovingly remembered by his extended family members and friends and colleagues. Friends and family will be received at the Glen Oaks Memorial Chapel and Reception Centre, 3164Ninth Line (Dundas/403), Oakville (905-257-8822), on Friday, October 7, 2005 from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. Funeral Services to be held on Saturday, October 8 at 1 p.m. in the Glen Oaks Chapel. Interment to follow at Glen Oaks Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Vanessa and Samuel Abrahams in trust (Account #6363048-0159) to any T.D. Canada Trust Bank. "Absent from the body, but one with God."