Abraham, Almaida - In loving memory of Almaida Luciana Abraham (Mother) who passed away peacefully at Centenary Hospital on Friday, October 20, 2006, surrounded by her family. Almaida is survived by her daughter Myrna Horne and sisters Estelle Hodge (nee Abraham Barker) of St. Martin and Carmen Williams of Toronto. Mother will be forever loved by her many nieces, nephews, and friends. Family and friends may call at the Ogden Funeral Home, 4164 Sheppard Avenue East, Agincourt from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Friday and on Saturday from 2:00 p.m. until time of service at 2:30 p.m. at Christ Church, 155 Markham Road. If desired, donations to World Vision Canada or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family.
Sgt. Craig Paul Gillam - April 20, 1966 - October 3, 2006 - The family of the late Craig Gillam wish to express our heartfelt appreciation to those who helped ease the pain caused by the sudden passing of a wonderful man. Thank you to those who sent food, cards, flowers, donations to charities along with the children's trust fund and everyone's kind words. Special thanks go out to Capt. Brian LePack, Padre Lambert, Ron Whitehall, and Stan Poirier and all the soldiers from Petawawa, Gagetown and Corner Brook who have helped support the family. Deepest appreciation, The Gillam, Bishop and Gale families.
ABRAHAM, Lizzie Chelvamany (nee Nicholas) - Passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 11, 2006 in Toronto at the age of 86 years, after a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Tommy Abraham and mother of Bala Abraham, Nirmala Christine Theivendra and Irene Sathiadevi Manoharan and mother-in-law of Thiru Abraham, Rasiah Theivendra and Manoharan Selvaratnam. She will be sadly missed by her grandchildren Roshan and Shanika Abraham and Dileeni Abraham, Wiji Leonard Theivendra, Larraine Tanuja and Ajayan Kadirgamar, Anusha and Dirome Anthony and Samantha Manoharan and great-grandson Arjuna. She was the youngest daughter of the late Chinnadurai Nicholas and Kanmani of Sri Lanka, and the last surviving member as a sister of her large family of brothers Julius Nicholas, Ponnudurai Nicholas, Blake Nicholas, Walter Nicholas, Bernard Nicholas, and Victor Nicholas and sisters Mrs. Kanagaratnam, Mrs. Nagamuthu, Mrs. Sinnatamby and Mrs. Angela Rajadurai. Friends and family will be received at Highland Funeral Home, 3280 Sheppard Ave. E. (at Warden) on Monday, November 13 from 6-9 p.m. Funeral Service in the Chapel on Tuesday, November 14 at 10:30 a.m.
TIIU JOONASE LISTMAN ABBOTT JOONASE FASHIONS
Peacefully with friends by her side November 5, 2006, in her 73rd year, at North York General Hospital. Predeceased by her husbands John Listman 1972 and Irvine George Abbott 1986. Sister of Taavi Joonase, Vivi Luik, and Maylis Welborn. Tiiu will be deeply missed by Bill, Peggy and Alex and her many other friends. She was a talented and respected fashion designer and owner of Joonase Fashions. As she wished, there was no funeral or ceremony. Cremation has taken place. Special thanks to Dr. Banerjee and staff at NYGH. If desired, donations may be made to the Cancer Society. ''Just visiting this planet''
ABRAHAM RAINES, Mary - Passed away peacefully at Toronto East General Hospital on Wednesday, November 22, 2006 in her 80th year. Beloved wife of Albert Raines. Loving mother of Billy (Brenda), and Sandra. Devoted grandmother of Elliot. Sister of Roy Abraham (Barbara) and the late Olga Violet Hudyma. Loving aunt of Robin Abraham, Robert Hudyma, Stephen Paul Hudyma, the late Stephen Abraham, and sister-in-law of William Hudyma. The family will receive friends at the HUMPHREY FUNERAL HOME - A.W. MILES CHAPEL, 1403 Bayview Avenue (south of Eglinton Avenue East), from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday, November 26, 2006. Service in the chapel on Monday, November 27, 2006 at 11 a.m. Interment Mount Pleasant Cemetery with a reception to follow in the funeral home lounge. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, 20 Holly Street, Suite 101, Toronto M4S 3B1 or the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, 175 Bloor Street East, Suite 700, North Tower, Toronto M4W 3R8 would be appreciated.
ACCARDI, Evelyn (nee Levinter) - Passed away in Naples, Florida on Tuesday, November 21, 2006. Dear wife of the late Steve. Loving mother of Jackie Mena and Steve Jr., and grandmother of two granddaughters and one great-granddaughter. Cherished sister of Edythe Abron, Florence Valensky, Murray (Adrienne) Levinter of Toronto, and Molly Zorn of Boynton Beach, Florida. She will be missed by many nieces and nephews. Burial was held in Florida.
ACHESON, Kathryn Hanley - In Toronto on November 29, 2006, in her hundredth year. Predeceased by her beloved husband Irving. Dearly loved mother of Margot (John), Catherine (Connie) and Shelley (Terry). Cherished grandmother of Michael, Andrea, Megan, Kieran, Andrew and Patrick. Fondly remembered by her Wall cousins and three nieces. A woman of many interests highly literate, political junkie, marvellous dancer and accomplished pianist. Heartfelt thanks to the second floor staff and volunteers of the Houses of Providence.The family will receive friends at the HUMPHREY FUNERAL HOME - A.W. MILES CHAPEL, 1403 Bayview Avenue (south of Eglinton Avenue East), from 2 4 and 7 - 9 p.m. on Sunday, December 3rd. Funeral Mass at ST. ANSELM'S CHURCH (Millwood and MacNaughton Road), on Monday, December 4th at 10:30 a.m. Reception to follow, Leaside Room in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations to Covenant House or the Houses of Providence would be appreciated.
ABRAHAM, Marjorie J. - Died peacefully at Mount Sinai Hospital on November 23rd, 2006 in her 92nd year. Marjorie was a longtime resident of Swansea (Toronto) and until recently took an active interest in the history of that village. She was the beloved daughter of William and Flossie Abraham and the sister of the late Dennis. She leaves cousins Joy Boblitt of Virginia, Reverend Canon Beverley Brightling of Toronto, John Brightling of Listowel, Dolly Burgen and Betty Taylor both of London England, as well as many other relatives and friends. Her happy disposition will be missed by all who knew her. There will be a private service at the gravesite at a later date. Notice of the time and place will be announced in this paper. In lieu of flowers, donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated. For enquiries please call Turner & Porter Yorke Chapel, 416-767-3153.
ACAL-ASSAD, Louise - Passed away peacefully on December 2, 2006 at Unionvilla, in her 90th year. Predeceased by her beloved husband Ernest and her brother David. Loving mother to Ted and his wife Anita, Bonnie, and Brodie and his wife Kathleen. Caring grandmother to Alana (Chris), Nicholas and Jared. Survived by her brother Philip and sisters Jenny and Alice. Family and friends will be received at Chapel Ridge Funeral Home, 8911 Woodbine Avenue (4 lights north of Hwy. 7), Markham, 905-305-8508, on Tuesday, December 5th from 5 8:30 p.m. Interment will take place in Kapuskasing in the spring. Donations in Louise's memory, may be made to the Salvation Army or the Kidney Foundation.
ABBOTT, Janice - Passed away peacefully after a lengthy illness on Thursday, November 30, 2006. Janice will be sadly missed by Duncan, her husband of 50 years, her children, Dawn (Donald), David (Karen), Stephanie (predeceased), her grandchildren, Lindsey (Curtis), Shannon (James), Blake, Deanna, Brianne, Candice, Blair, Jamie (Bryan) and her great-grandchildren, Cole, Gina, Bailey, Kayla and Ava. Private family service to take place. Services entrusted to Peaceful Transition Inc., Barrie.
BOYLE, Jim - On December 3, 2006, Jim Boyle died at the Englehart and District Hospital, at the age of 57. He was born in Toronto and lived in Elk Lake for 32 years. Jim served as an Ontario Provincial Police Officer for 30 years. He is survived by his loving wife Pauline, whom he was married to for 31 years; his children Jim, Julie-Anne and Michael; son-in-law Benjie Roy and grandchildren Chloe and Manon. He is also survived by his mother Monica Boyle, brothers Brian, John, Gerry and Leonard; sisters Teresa and Mary; many brothers and sisters-in-law, nephews and nieces. He is predeceased by his father James K. Boyle. The funeral was arranged by McDonald Funeral Home in Englehart with the Funeral Mass celebrated at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Englehart on Saturday, December 9th at 11:00 a.m. Father Gilles Leblanc officiating. Spring interment will take place at the Elk Lake Catholic Cemetery. Memorial contributions to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Elk Lake Fire Department or charity of choice would be greatly appreciated by the family.
BONIFACE, James Robert - February 21, 1936 December 12, 2006 Beloved husband and best friend of Jean (nee Sprigg) for nearly 50 years. Dear Dad of Jim (Cheryl), Jody (Keith) and Janice (Wayne). Cherished Grandpa of Gordon (Cassie), Kyle, Erin, Bradley, Corey, Kelly and Daniel; Great Grandpa of MacKenzie. Jim was a retired 30 year veteran of the Etobicoke Fire Department. With tearful eyes we watched you, and saw you pass away peacefully. Although we loved you dearly, we could not make you stay. You fought so hard to stay with us. You tired when a cure was not to be. We would never wish you back, to suffer that again. We admired your courage throughout this battle. Watch over us who loved you, until we meet again. Forever loved and always remembered by your family and friends. Friends will be received at the NEWEDUK FUNERAL HOME MISSISSAUGA CHAPEL 1981 Dundas St. W., (1 block east of Erin Mills Pkwy.) from 10 - 11 a.m. A Memorial Service to Celebrate Jim's Life will be held in the Chapel on Monday, December 18, 2006 at 11 a.m. Cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations made in Jim's memory to the Canadian Cancer Society or Ian Anderson House, Oakville would be appreciated. Neweduk Funeral Home 905-828-8000 www.neweduk.com
AUBREY, Frank William - In his 79th year passed away Tuesday, December 12, 2006 at Scarborough General Hospital. He will sadly be missed by his two daughters, his son Richard and daughter-in-law Sonya, grandchildren, great-grand children, extended family members and friends. At the deceased's request, there will be no visitation or funeral service. A private family memorial service will be held. The family would like to thank the caregivers at Extendicare Scarborough for truly making a difference.
BURTON, Cleve - Entered into rest at the Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay on Wednesday, December 13, 2006, in his 87th year. John Cleve Burton of Woodville, formerly of Thornhill, was the beloved husband of Joyce Robbie. Loving father of Paul of Toronto, Marilyn (Mark) Benadiba of Toronto and Joanne (Stevan) Toljagic of Toronto. Dearly remembered by grandchildren Jan, Joanna, Jordan, Mark Jr., Savanna and Ryan, sisters Betty Ruddick and Carol Langford and brothers Ray, Harry and Gary. Predeceased by his sister Bonnie Campbell. Friends are invited to call at the Thorne Funeral Home in Cannington on Sunday, December 17th from 7-9 p.m. Funeral service from Woodville United Church on Monday at 2 p.m. Interment Smith's Cemetery. As a remembrance, donations to the Woodville Medical Centre or the Ross Memorial Hospital would be appreciated by the family.
BONE, Clarissie (Cal) Marjorie - Passed away peacefully, at Aurora Resthaven on Friday, December 15, 2006, in her 90th year. Clarissie Gray, wife of the late Douglas C. Bone, and dear mother of Sandra and her husband Peter Dunec of Queensville, Barbara and her husband John Wiman of Newmarket, and Elizabeth Bone and her husband Jerry Daminato of Guelph. She will be lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Debra Smietana, Douglas, David, and Dwayne Dunec, Lesley and Shelley Wiman and great-grandchildren Sarah Stachewicz, Jeffery, David and Meredith Smietana, Cassandra and Christina Dunec, Quinn and Carson Mamo and Mitchell Dunec. Great-great-grandmother of Ava Stachewicz. Predeceased by her brother Leslie Gray and her sister Lucy Booth. Friends may call at the Roadhouse & Rose Funeral Home, 157 Main St. South, Newmarket for visitation on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service in the chapel on Monday at 12 noon with visitation one hour prior to the service, followed by cremation . Donations to the CNIB, the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
CATON, Mary Edith (nee Baker) - Peacefully at the North Ridge Long Term Care Centre, Oakville on Friday, December 15, 2006, Edith, beloved wife of the late Cecil Caton. Loving mother of Bruce and his wife Heather, and Madelyn. Fondly remembered grandmother of Erin and her husband Jay, Grant and his wife Martha. Loved sister of Madeline Bishop, Gloria Sala and the late Helen Moffatt, Doug and Jim Baker. Mrs. Caton is resting at the funeral home of Skinner & Middlebrook Ltd., 128 Lakeshore Rd. E. (1 block west of Hurontario St.), Mississauga on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service in the Trinity Anglican Church, 26 Stavebank Rd. N., Mississauga on Monday, December 18, 2006 at 1:30 p.m. Interment Springcreek Cemetery. Memorial contributions to the National Ovarian Cancer Association would be greatly appreciated by her family.
AWALT, Ronald - A resident of Scarborough who passed away on December 14, 2006, in his 75th year. He will be missed by the residents and the staff of Guildwood Extendicare Nursing Home. A Service of Remembrance will take place on Tuesday, December 19th at 1 p.m. in the Chapel of The Giffen-Mack ''Scarborough'' Funeral Home & Cremation Centre , 4115 Lawrence Avenue East (just west of Kingston Road), 416-281-6800. Interment to follow at Duffin Meadows Cemetery.
DR. HUGH OTTER BARBER - Dearly loved husband of Joyce Barber, died December 14th, 2006 at the age of 83 years, at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. He will be missed by his children Ann, Kathie and Harry (Scott) as well as his grandchildren Amanda, Emily, Adam, Sam, Matt, Elizabeth and Laura and great-grandchild David. His true loves in his life were his family and medicine. Hugh really enjoyed guiding and teaching young doctors at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and the University of Toronto. Hugh was the head of the ENT Department at Sunnybrook for many years. He loved the challenge and association with NASA and the Space Shuttle program involving research into dizziness. He was a top expert in his field of medicine. Hugh was recognized and respected throughout the world and received many accolades. Finally and the most important, Hugh was married to Joyce for 60 wonderful years. Friends may call at the TRULL ''NORTH TORONTO CHAPEL'' FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 2704 Yonge St. (5 blocks south of Lawrence Ave.) on Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until time of service in the chapel at 11 o'clock. A reception will follow in the ''Lytton Room''. Cremation to follow.
CAPISTRAND, Joy-Marie - Passed away peacefully at Golden Plough Lodge, Cobourg, on Thursday, December 14, 2006, in her 66th year. Beloved wife of Glen. Loving mother of Lisa and her husband Jeff Sayers and Brett. Dear grandmother of Trent, Justin and Lauren. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Michael's Catholic Church, 379 Division St. Cobourg on Monday, December 18, at 10:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Golden Plough Lodge in Cobourg.
BOCCI, Antonia - Peacefully passed on December 15, 2006. Sadly missed by her children Bruno and Luciana and daughter-in-law Silva. Fondly remembered by her grandchildren Rossana, Francesco, Susie, and Anthony. Friends may visit at the Jerrett Funeral Home, 1141 St. Clair Ave W. (1 block east of Dufferin St.), on Monday, December 18, 2006 from 2 - 4 and 6 - 9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, December 19, 2006 at St. Clare's Church (1118 St. Clair Ave. W.), at 10 a.m. Entombment to follow at Glendale Memorial Gardens.
BUTTERFIELD, Frank James - Peacefully at Princess Margaret Hospital on Friday, June 29th, 2007. Dearly loved husband of Vicki and father of Susannah. Survived by his big brother Jack (Winnie) and baby sister Meg (Cliff). Uncle Jimmy was loved by many nieces and nephews. Jim was born in Ponoka, Alberta on February 14th, 1936. He gave up his career in communications in 1981 to take on the role he most loved - Computer Guru Extraordinaire to a host of geeks and non-geeks drawn to the world of Commodore Computers. A private funeral has taken place and a celebration of Jim's life will be announced later in the summer. If you wish, you may remember Jim with a donation to your favourite charity. A heartfelt thanks to the wonderful staff on 15B at Princess Margaret Hospital.
APTSIS, Stogiana - Peacefully at Toronto East General Hospital, surrounded by her family on Thursday, May 31st, 2007, at the age of 81. Predeceased by her beloved husband Stefo. Devoted mother of Chrisoula (Tom Pavlidis), and Evangelie. Loving grandmother of Mark Pavlidis (Lenche), and Stefanie. Sister of Chrisanthi (Pando Sfirkas) and Michalis Vergas (Sofia). Sister-in-law of Vena Nedelku and Frosa (Ilo) Vassos. Friends may visit at the Jerrett Funeral Home, 660 Kennedy Road (between Eglinton and St. Clair Aves. E.) on Saturday from 5-9 p.m. and on Sunday from 3-9 p.m. Funeral Mass on Monday at 10 a.m. at St. Clement of Ohrid Church (76 Overlea Blvd.). Interment Pine Hills Cemetery. Thank you to Dr. Kevin Workentin, the nurses, and staff of the G5 Palliative Care Unit for their special care and support. Forever in our hearts.
MALCOLM, Ian Antony a.k.a. Malcolm Xerxes - 1965-2005 - Suddenly on Tuesday, September 13th. Beloved son and brother. Actor, musician, author and dear friend to thousands. Viewing and visitation on Thursday, October 20th from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. at Ward Funeral Home, 2035 Weston Rd., 416-241-4618 and on Friday, October 21st from 2-4and 6-9 p.m. at Ward Funeral Home, 52Main St. S., Brampton, 905-451-2124. Funeral service Saturday, October 22nd at 11 a.m. also at the Ward Funeral Home, Brampton Chapel. Interment Meadowvale Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made at the funeral home.
D'SOUZA, Innocent - Peacefully passed away with his family by his side on February 3, 2007 at Mount Sinai Hospital. Retired employee of Zurich Insurance. Loving husband of Olga. Beloved father of Clinton and his wife Bernadine. Cherished ''Pappa'' to Justin and Aidan. Dear brother of Alzira. Predeceased by Cajetan, Olga, Ida and Cynthia. Will be sadly missed by family and friends. Family and friends will be received at Highland Funeral Home Markham Chapel, 10 Cachet Woods Court (north east corner of 404 and 16th Avenue) from 3-5 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. on Tuesday February 6, 2007. Mass will be celebrated at St. Timothy's Church on Wednesday at 11 a.m. In memory of Innocent, donations made to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family.
D'SILVA, Marie Iona Phyllis (nee Wallis) - Beloved wife of the late Freeman, darling mother of Christopher, Aubrey and Melanie, and sister of Daphne, Meredith and the late Edgar, Walter, and Yolande, passed away peacefully May 11, 2007 in Toronto, Canada. Visitation at Morley Bedford Funeral Home, 159 Eglinton Avenue West, Toronto (2 lights west of Yonge St.) on May 14, 2007 between 6:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. Funeral Mass at St. Anselm's Catholic Church, 1 McNaughton Road, Toronto (east of Bayview Ave. at Millwood Rd.) on May 15, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. She never quite leaves her loved ones at home, even when she doesn't take them along.