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."
ADAMS, Philip Reginald, P.Eng.
Peacefully at Humber River Regional Hospital - Finch Site on Saturday, October 8, 2005. Philip Adams, 98 years of age, dearly beloved husband of the late Marion. Dear father of Christopher and his wife Jeanne, Vivian and her husband Ted Matthews, Heather Abernethy and Ted and his wife Kath. Loving grandfather of Christopher, Michael, Sarah, Jacqueline, Melanie, Sean and Jamie. Up to his passing, Philip maintained his sharp wit, clear mind and inner strength. Resting at the NEWEDIUK FUNERAL HOME, KIPLING CHAPEL, 2104 Kipling Ave., Etobicoke (two blocks north of Rexdale Blvd.) from Tuesday 2-4 p.m and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service in the chapel Wednesday 11 a.m. Interment Woodland Cemetery, Hamilton. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
AFONSO, Adorinda (nee Antao)
(June 1, 1939 - October 11, 2005)
Of Gordon Street. Visitation 4-10 p.m. today at the RYAN & ODETTE FUNERAL HOME, 1498 Dundas St. W., at Dufferin, Toronto. Mass 9 a.m. Thursday at St. Helen's Church to Prospect Cemetery. Mrs. Afonso, who died at home, was predeceased by son Basilio, and is survived by: husband Lazaro; son Dom Afonso; daughter Maria Slack (Mario); grandchildren Dimitri, Adam, Daniel and Julia. Parking is no problem - simply enter from Dufferin, just north of Dundas.
ABEL, George - Passed away peacefully on October12, 2005 at Tall Pines Long Term Care, Brampton, at 90 years of age. Beloved husband of the late Doreen. Loving father to Bryan and his wife Sandra, and Bruce and his wife Judy. Proud grandfather to Leann, Steven, Scott and Tracy. Great-grandfather to Kaitlin, Kyle and Cameron. Predeceased by his brothers Frank, Chuck and Jim. Friends will be received at the Ward Funeral Home, 2035 Weston Rd. (north of Lawrence Ave.), Weston on Saturday from noon until the time of service in the chapel at 1 p.m. Interment Glendale Memorial Gardens. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
ADSHADE, William (Bill) - Passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 16, 2005 at Tyndall Nursing Home at the age of 80. He was the father of Cynthia and Juliana and husband of Margaret. Should friends so desire, donations to the Alzheimer Society would be greatly appreciated.
ADAPOE, Ernest - Suddenly, Thursday, October 13, 2005, at home. Ernest Kofi Adapoe, age 52. Father of Benjamin and William. Brother of Felicia Owusu-Antwi. Cousin of George Agyen. Nephew of Dr. Catherine Adapoe. Close friend of Osei and Sarah Wiafe. Friends may pay respects at the Kelly Funeral Home, 3000 Woodroffe Avenue, Ottawa, Saturday, October 29, after 9:00 a.m. Funeral Service Saturday in the Chapel at 11:00 a.m. Interment Pinecrest Cemetery. Kelly Funeral Homes, Ottawa (613) 235-6712. www.kellyfh.ca
ACKNEY, Frederick Oliver - On Sunday, October 23, 2005 at Lakeview Manor, Beaverton at age 97. Fred, beloved husband of the late Helen. Dear father of John and his wife Ruth and Phyllis and her husband the late Jim Vesey. Grandfather of Brian and Jill Ackney, and Bill, Janet and Marylynn Vesey. Resting at the Low and Low Funeral Home, 23 Main Street South, Uxbridge 905-852-3073 on Tuesday, October 25, 2005 from 2-4and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to be held in the chapel on Wednesday, October 26, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. Interment Breadalbane Cemetery, Utica. In Fred's memory, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
ADLER, Michael - Peacefully, at the Credit Valley Hospital, on Thursday, October 27, 2005. Cherished husband of Christa for 36 years. Survived by his mother Dr. Louise Adler, his siblings Stefan, Annette and Matthias. Friends may call at the Turner & Porter ''Peel'' Chapel, 2180 Hurontario St., Mississauga (Hwy. 10 N. of QEW) on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Service of Remembrance will be held in the Chapel on Friday, November 4, 2005 at 3 p.m. If desired, remembrances may be made to Covenant House or the Toronto Humane Society.
ADAMSON, John N. ''Jack'' - Suddenly, on Friday, November 4, 2005. Jack Adamson, age 74 years. Dear father of John Adamson of Burlington, and Paula Adamson of Cincinnati. Jack will be sadly missed by Sheilah Adamson, Ed Muscat (hisbusiness partner of over 30 years), Bridget and Jo Anne, and all the staff. Jack will be missed by his friend Eileen Lascelles. Jack generosity, humour and zest for life will be greatly missed. Visitation at the SMITH'S FUNERAL HOME, 1167Guelph Line (one stoplight north of QEW), BURLINGTON (905-632-3333) on Monday from 5-10p.m. Cremation to follow. If desired, expressions of sympathy to the charity of your choice would be sincerely appreciated.
ADAIR, Pearl (nee McNeil) - (Veteran of WWII- CWAC) (Retiree of Honeywell and member of the South Pickering Seniors.) Peacefully, with her family by her side on Saturday November 12, 2005, in her 81st year. Beloved mother of Wayne (Cecille), and Barbara Adair. Predeceased by her daughter Carolyn Bestard. Cherished grandmother to Carrie Bestard, Shayne (Szilvia) Bestard, Stuart (Joyce) Adair, Terry (Chantelle) Adair, Jeffrey (Laura) Adair, and Jennifer (Mike) Adair. Adored great-grandmother to Jordan, Brayden, Daniel, Joseph, Carly, Sydney, and Cameron. Loving sister of Lillian Sweet, Agnes Allen (Lorne), and Donald McNeil (Phyllis). Will be lovingly remembered by many dear family and friends. The family will receive friends at the McEACHNIE FUNERAL HOME, 28 Old Kingston Road, Ajax (Pickering Village) 905-428-8488 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday. The funeral service will be held in the chapel on Wednesday November 16, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. Interment in Duffin Meadows Cemetery. Should family and friends so desire, donations to the charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated.
AITKEN, Helen (nee Armstrong) - Peacefully on Friday, December 2, 2005 at the Trillium Health Centre - Mississauga in her 92nd year. Predeceased by her husband Robert in 1974. Lovingly remembered by her children Robert Michael and his wife Roberta, and Dawn. Gram to Kieron and her husband Mark Gowanlock, Stephanie and her husband Joel Poloni and Alix. Great gram to Dylan and Michael Gowanlock. Helen was the last of ten siblings, and will be fondly remembered by her many family and friends. Friends may call at the Turner & Porter Yorke Chapel, 2357 Bloor St. W., at Windermere, east of the Jane subway on Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service in the Chapel on Wednesday, December 7, 2005 at 3:30 p.m. Ifdesired, remembrances made to the Alzheimer Society, or charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.
AIRHART, Donald G. - Past Master of Kilwinning Lodge A.F.&A.M. No. 585. Peacefully, at Trillium Health Centre - Mississauga on Tuesday, December 6, 2005 in his 85th year. Beloved husband of Olive for nearly 59˝ years. Loving father of Bruce and his wife Carolyn, and Murray. Friends may call at the Turner & Porter Yorke Chapel, 2357 Bloor St. W., at Windermere, east of the Jane subway on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9p.m. Funeral Service will be held at All Saints' Kingsway Anglican Church, 2850 Bloor St. W. on Monday, December 12, 2005 at 11 o'clock. Ifdesired, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, All Saints' Kingsway Anglican Church Memorial Fund or a charity of your choice would be appreciated.
ACTON, John J. - Of Harriston and formerly of Toronto passed away peacefully at Stratford Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, December 7, 2005 in his 82nd year. Beloved husband of the late Ethel (Gibson) Acton (2001). Loving father of Noreen and her husband Douglas Sockett of R.R.1, Palmerston. Fondly remembered by nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Predeceased by his sisters, Viola Dure and Margaret Westcott. Tohonour John's wishes, cremation has taken place. The family will receive friends at the Heritage Funeral Home, Palmerston Funeral Chapel, 267 Main Street West, Palmerston, Ont. on Saturday, December 10, 2005 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. Private interment to follow in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
ADAMS, Mariea, nee Pappas - Born October 9, 1919 died December 10, 2005 after a brief illness at Peace Arch Hospital in White Rock, B.C. Formerly of North Delta, B.C. Mariea was an accomplished pianist and taught countless aspiring musicians (member of the B.C. Registered Music Teachers Association). Predeceased by the love of her life, Kenlay Adams. Survived and sadly missed by loving daughters Barbara, Maureen, son-in-law Howie, grandchildren Sarah, Joseph, Daniel, Benjamin, Aunt Blanche, cousins Audrey, Sydney, Larry, many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces, grand-nephews, cousins and friends. A kind and generous woman with a passion for music, gardening, travelling. Mariea's quiet strength and determined, independent spirit inspired those lucky enough to know her. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory may be sent to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or charity of choice. Victory Memorial Park Funeral Centre 604-536-6522
AITKEN, Clifford Douglas - Passed away peacefully on December 23, 2005 at St. Joseph's Health Centre, in his 65th year. Beloved husband of Gladys. Loving father of Blair, Everett, and the late Lowell. Proud grandfather of John, Paul, Candice, Christopher, Alex and Jesse. Friends may call at the Ward Funeral Home, 2035 Weston Rd. (north of Lawrence Ave.), Weston on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Wednesday at 1 p.m. Interment Beechwood Cemetery.
AIMERS, Glenn Patrick - Passed away suddenly on Friday, December 9th, 2005 in Vancouver. Beloved son of Joyce and Brian. Dear brother of Mitchell (Linda). A memorial service will be held Thursday, January 5th, 2006 at 1 p.m. at THE SIMPLE ALTERNATIVE FUNERAL CENTRE (1057 Brock Road, Pickering, 905-686-5589) with visitation one hour prior. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
AGLIERI RINELLA, Maria - Suddenly, on December 25, 2005, at her residence, surrounded by her loving family. Maria, at age 95, beloved wife of the late Sebastiano. Loving mother to Ignazia (the late Anthony Barone), Joseph, Josephine (Cosmo Comella), Leonardo (Anna), Annamaria (Antonio Petrera). Dear grandmother of 12 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. Survived by sister-in- law Sarina Rinella; from Italy, sister-in-law Pina Badali, brother-in-law Giuseppe and Santina Rinella. Relatives and friends will be received at the LYNETT FUNERAL HOME, 3299 Dundas St. West (one block east of Runnymede), on Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday from 2-9 p.m. Funeral Mass of Christian Burial to be held on Thursday, December 29, 2005 at 11:00 a.m. at All Saints Church, 1415 Royal York Road. Leaving the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Interment Queen Of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the charity of choice.
ADKINS, Beverley Ann - Peacefully at Grand River Hospital in Kitchener on December 28th, 2005, Beverley Ann Catherine Adkins (nee MacLeod) of London (formerly of Sarnia) in her 74th year. Beverley was the loving mother of Catherine (Omar), David (Lynn), Paul, Margaret (Johan) and Michael (JoAnne) and proud and much loved grandmother of Adam, Zachary, Lauren, Steven, Sander, Nicholas and Jacob. She is survived by her beloved sister Rosemary Tomie of Sault Ste. Marie. Loving daughter of the late Dr. William and Catherine MacLeod of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. Beverley touched many lives in many places, cultivating long lasting friendships and sharing her warmth and humour with all whom she knew. Her spirit and strength will always be remembered and treasured by all the friends and relatives who knew her. Visitation will be held at the Lloyd R. Needham Funeral Chapel (520 Dundas St., London) on Friday December 30th, 2005, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be conducted on Saturday December 31st 2005 at Our Saviour Lutheran Church (1449 Brydges St. London) under the auspices of Pastor Kenneth Voege. Donations in memory of Beverley to the Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of your choice would be appreciated.
ABUSHINOV, Sava (Sam) - The family announces the peaceful passing of Sam on January 8, 2006. Hewas a great husband to Wilma, a beloved father to Greg and a cherished grandfather to Ryan and Tyler. A proud and great man, he arrived in Canada in 1951 from Yugoslavia and took great pride in his new country. His 38 years of employment at Toronto General Hospital were soon replaced with his active retirement. These years were full of travel and he obtained great pleasure in his walks and talks with his grandsons. Please join us to remember his life between 2 and 3 p.m., Wednesday, January 11th at The Simple Altnerative Chapel, 275 Lesmill Rd., Toronto (416-441-1580), followed a complete funeral service at 3 p.m.
ADAMS, Elaine Mabel (nee Wilson) - Peacefully at The Carpenter Hospice, Burlington on Tuesday, January 10, 2006 at the age of 91. Beloved wife of the late Stanley Adams. Loving mother of Barry and his wife Brenda of Montreal, Judy and her husband David Kingston of Oakville and John and his wife Wendy of Burlington. Loving grandmother of Paul, Sarah, Justin, Andrew, Danielle, Mark, Jennifer and Cailyn. Dear sister of Kay McGirr and Corinne Cameron, both of Regina, Saskatchewan. A Service of Remembrance will be held at SMITH'S FUNERAL HOME, 485 Brant Street, (one block north of City Hall) BURLINGTON (905-632-3333) on Friday, January 13, 2006 at 11:30 a.m. If desired, expressions of sympathy to The Carpenter Hospice would be sincerely appreciated by the family. The family would like to thank all the Angels at The Carpenter Hospice for all their care and support.When I stand before God at the end of my life, Iwould hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, ''I used everything you gave me.'' Erma Bombeck www.smithsfh.com
AINSLIE, Mark - Unexpectedly passed away on January 11, 2006, at the age of 36, after a courageous battle with life. Beloved son of Helen and the late Bill Ainslie. Lovingly remembered by his brother Paul, sister-in-law Janet, their children Jimmy and Katie, his devoted partner Laura, proud father to Alex, Matthew, and Jacob. He will be sadly missed by his many relatives and friends. The family will receive visitors at the Paul O'Connor Funeral Home, 1939 Lawrence Ave. East (between Warden and Pharmacy), from 3-5 and 7-9p.m. Friday. A Mass will be celebrated in his honour at St. Martin de Porres Roman Catholic Church (4179 Lawrence Ave. East, at Morningside), Saturday, January 14th at 1 p.m., with a reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations to Rouge Valley Health System (Centenary Site) would be appreciated.
ACORN, Les - Royal Canadian Legion Member, Branch 345. Suddenly on Sunday, January 15th, 2006, in his 88th year. Beloved husband of Doreen. Loving father of Sharon, Nancy and her husband Charlie Banavage, and Cindy and her husband Mike lannucci. Proud Grandpa of Jason, Jessica, Sinclair and Dean. Les will be fondly remembered by his brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews and his many friends. Friends may call at PINE HILLS VISITATION, CHAPEL & RECEPTION CENTRE (625 Birchmount Rd., Scarborough, south of Eglinton, 416-267-8229), on Friday, January 20th, from 12 p.m. until time of funeral service at 1 p.m. Cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or to a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.
ABITRANTE, Santino - Passed away on Monday, January 16, 2006 surrounded by his loving family. Dearly missed by his wife of 70 years Concetta. Loving father to Teresa (Tony), Frank (Liliana), Ellena, Anna (Mario) and Aldo. Lovingly remembered by his 15 grandchildren and 29great-grandchildren. Friends will be received at DELMORO FUNERAL HOME, 61 Beverly Hills Dr., (1 light south of Wilson Ave., west of Jane St. 416-249-4499) on Wednesday, January 18, 2006 from 6-9 p.m. and Thursday, January 19, 2006 from 6-9p.m. A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, January 20, 2006 at 10:00 a.m. from ALL SAINTS ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH (on Royal York Rd. at La Rose Ave.). Entombment to follow at Glendale Memorial Gardens. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society and the Societa Unita in memory of Santino Abitrante would be appreciated by the family.
ADAMS, Fernand T. (Fred) - (World War II Veteran) On Tuesday, January 17, 2006 at William Osler Health Centre, Etobicoke in his 88th year. Loving husband of Dorothy (nee Geerts). Dear father to Michael and Dennis (Teri). Sadly missed and survived by many grandchildren, step- grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Ridley Funeral Home, 3080 Lake Shore Blvd. W. (between Islington and Kipling Aves., at 14th St., 416-259-3705) on Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. Complete service in the chapel Saturday at 2 p.m. Cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Salvation Army or the War Amps would be appreciated.
Audrey Marguerite Legenza (nee Fitzgerald)
Peacefully on Friday, March 2, 2001 at Trillium Health Centre, Mississauga site in her 62nd year. Much loved wife of Edward. Dear sister to Helen Van Elsen and her husband John, aunt to Alanna (Robert) and Carleen, great aunt of Mark and Colin, all of Port Credit and niece of Maurice Fitzgerald of Peterborough. Sadly missed by Edward's family and many friends. Friends will be received at the Ridley Funeral Home, 3080 Lakeshore Blvd. W. (between Islington and Kipling Aves., at 14th St., 416-259-3705) on Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Sunday 2 to 4 & 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Mass Monday 10 a.m. from St. Leo's Catholic Church. Interment St. Mary's Cemetery, Mississauga. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be appreciated.