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Thursday, February 15, 2018 – Page B22


Florie passed away peacefully, at Hospice Wellington, Guelph on Tuesday, February 13, 2018, at the age of 92. She was the much loved mother of Elliott (Fernande) and the late Louise (Steve). Cherished grandmother of Emily (Matt), Clarissa (David), Jess (Andrew), and Christine (Sean). Dear sister of Joan and Jean. She will also be missed by many nieces, nephews, and extended family and friends.

The family will announce a celebration of Florie's life at a later date. Cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to Hospice Wellington or the Foundation of Guelph General Hospital would be appreciated. For more information, please contact Gilchrist Chapel - McIntyre & Wilkie Funeral Home, One Delhi Street, Guelph, (519-824-0031).

We invite you to leave your memories and donations online at: and they will forward them to the family.


On Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at his home in King City.

David Anisman, beloved husband of the late Sandra Anisman. Loving father and father-in-law of Paul F.

Anisman, Lorne and Mimi Anisman, Sharan Anisman and Brad Warner, and the late Elliott Anisman. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Molly and Arnold Shear, the late Yettie and Ben Goldhar, Frandel Leah Anisman, Louis and Mary Anisman, Sam and Eva Anisman, Sally and Morris Myers, Esther and Irving Pearl, Rose and Rudy Adler, Arthur and Sonia Anisman, and Toby and Bill Greenspoon.

Cherished grandfather of Eric and Alana, Erin, Morgan, and Sheridan. Great-grandfather of Josh, and Sarah. Very special thank you to Mona Florian for her care and devotion to David.

Funeral services will be held at Beth Emeth Synagogue, 100 Elder St. on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 1:00 p.m.

Interment: Beth Emeth Synagogue section of Bathurst Lawn memorial Park.

Shiva: 110 Calvin Chambers, Thornhill, ON. Shiva visits Thursday following the interment up to 9:00 p.m., Saturday 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Sunday through Tuesday 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Evening services Thursday and Sunday through Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.

Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Friends of the Jerusalem College of Technology 416-787-7565.


April 17, 1954 February 11, 2018

Peacefully and surrounded by his family, Sandy passed away after a hard fought and brave battle with Huntington's Disease.

Predeceased by his parents, Donald and Joan; Sandy is survived by his wife, Kathleen (Fitzgibbons); his children, Ryan, Andrew, and Megan (Matthew McGuinness); and siblings, Judy Rawley (Kim), Donald (Shelley), Cameron (Dijana) and Angus (Laurel).

He will be sadly missed by his many cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.

Visitation will be held at Morley Bedford Funeral Home, 159 Eglinton Ave. West on Tuesday, February 20th from 5-8 p.m.

Funeral Services to be held at Rosedale United Church, 159 Roxborough Drive, on Wednesday, February 21st at 11 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Huntington's Society of Canada would be greatly appreciated.

MARDI JANE FALCONER (nee Saunders) B.A., M.S.W. 1933 - 2018

This feisty and lively woman passed away peacefully in the early hours of Tuesday, February 13, 2018, 27 months after the death of her much-loved husband, Bob.

The two had met at the University of Toronto in the early 1950s and began, soon after, a marriage of more than 60 years.

Born to Marjorie and Robert Hood Saunders, Mardi came from a privileged background her father, a prominent criminal lawyer was mayor of Toronto from 1945 to 1948, then Chairman of Ontario Hydro and the St Lawrence Seaway.

Mardi went to Bishop Strachan School and Lawrence Park Collegiate. As a 20-year-old student at U of T's Victoria College, she attended with her parents the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II and cherished the velvet stools the three were given as seats in the choir loft -- "the best seats in the house," Mardi always said.

Newly married, Mardi taught at a primary school in North York when first she graduated, but wanted to do more. She got her Masters of Social Work from U of T and took on some hard cases, first in Warrendale, an experimental facility for troubled teens, then at the Children's Aid Society in downtown Toronto. It wasn't easy. More than once she came home shaken at the end of the day after someone had pulled a knife or otherwise threatened her.

Mardi and Bob lived most of their lives in the confines of the genteel Lawrence Park neighbourhood in Toronto, a city she never stopped loving and, to the very end, marveled at its tall buildings and the diversity of new arrivals.

Mardi and Bob never had children. Her great loves were her husband, their dogs - three Labrador Retrievers that spanned a period of almost 50 years --their cottage on Lake Joseph next to the Crawfords and her goddaughter, Mardi Witzel, their numerous and exotic travels to more than 50 countries about which she compiled enormous photo albums, her school friends Denyse Crawford, Marg Perkins and Pat Dalton with whom she stayed close all her life, and quiet holiday celebrations with family members Mardi and Bob were inspirations to more than two generations of Falconer descendants. She leaves behind Bob's two sisters, Adele Martin and June Polack; as well as their seven children, Patrick Martin and Mardi Wheeler, David Polack, Brenda Jenkins, Robert (Polack) Falconer, Russell Polack and Andrew Polack.

Then a host of great-nieces and nephews, Gabriel, Samuel, Ella, Eden, Meaghan, Christopher, Amanda, Emily, Meaghan, Nicole, Braighton, Kenzi, Rory, and their young children.

Mardi received wonderful care from people at the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. Special thanks go to Dr. Andrea David and the team of doctors and nurses in Sunnybrook's family medical practice, as well as to Dr. Dov Gandell, her geriatrician and Dr. Robert Maggisano, her cardiologist. With their guidance Mardi was able to live out her last months at home, thanks also to the fine care provided by her caregivers Aida Asuncion, Carmelita Audencial, Remy Matias, and palliative-care nurse Beth and Dr. Jennifer Arvanitis.

Friends may visit at the Humphrey Miles Funeral Home, 1403 Bayview Avenue, on Tuesday, February 20th, from 12:00 p.m., followed by a memorial service at 1:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel, with interment at Mt.

Pleasant Cemetery.

It would make Mardi enormously happy if contributions could be made in her memory to the Children's Aid Society of Toronto or to the Temmy Latner Centre for Palliative Care.


Yesterday, February 14, 2018, friends and family mourned the passing of Harold (Red) Fromstein. Born May 29, 1923, he volunteered for the Canadian Armed Forces as a teenager in World War II. He survived multiple military actions and a serious wound and came home from the war a decorated soldier and a peaceful soul. Red quietly passed away at his beloved home of the past ten years with friends, family and the staff at the wonderful Sunnybrook Veterans Wing (K).

He leaves behind a large and loving family legacy including dear loved ones, Judy Neinstein, Bernie Fromstein, Stan Fromstein, and Sharon Crisp.

Funeral services to be held at Bathurst Lawn Memorial Park, 6033 Bathurst St, at 11:00 a.m.

Thursday, February 15. In lieu of flowers, donations are welcome in his honour at the Veterans Wing of Sunnybrook Hospital, 416-480- 6100.

DR. WENTWORTH JONES June 10, 1931 - February 13, 2018

We are sad to announce the passing of Dr. Wentworth William Thomas Jones, loving husband of Shirley; father of Laurie (Martin), Sara (David), Susan (Douglas), Heather (Toby), Tom (Jessica), Lily (Gerard); and grandfather of Claire, Tony and Erik Earle, Patrick, Shannon, Melissa Doyle and their father Maurice, Adi, Liam and Danielle Underwood, Jasmine, Katarina and Dylan Young, Desmond and Maeve Jones and Kyle Perraton, Raina, Thalia and Niall Bergasse; and a special brother and uncle to Roberta Patterson (deceased), Susanne Giles and Kaaren Norris and their families.

Dr. Jones (Skip), University of Toronto Meds 5T6, was a family doctor in the Beach for over 50 years. He is remembered for his devotion to patient care and kindness to all. Skip joined the Balmy Beach Club in his youth where paddling became his lifelong passion. In 1959, he became a sailor at Ashbridges Bay Yacht Club where he was a lifetime member. Many glorious days on the water were shared with family and friends.

Skip passed away peacefully, at home amidst a sea of love.

He was a good man. If you wish to honour his memory, do something good.

Condolences, words of comfort, and memories of Skip may be shared with the family on Friday, February 16, 2018 from 1:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m. at Giffen-Mack Funeral Home, 2570 Danforth Avenue.


Peacefully, on Tuesday, February 13, 2018, surrounded by family. Marianne Ross, beloved wife of the late Nathan Ross. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Jim and Marilyn Dixon, Rob and Deborah, Larry and Suzanne, and predeceased by Billy and Cheryl. Cherished sister of June and the late John, George, William, and Robert.

Devoted grandmother of Ryan and Sue, Stephanie and Eric, David, Brendan, Noah, and Jamie. The family would like to express their gratitude to Marjorie, Flora, and Meredith for their loving care and devotion.

A funeral service will take place at Steeles Memorial Chapel, 350 Steeles Ave.

West, on Thursday, February 15, 2018. Interment will follow at Bathurst Lawn Memorial Park, 6033 Bathurst St. Shiva will be observed at 490 Cranbrooke Ave., visiting immediately following the interment until 9:00 p.m, on Friday from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., and on Sunday from 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Evening services will be held Thursday and Sunday at 5:30 p.m. Shiva concludes Sunday evening, February 18th.

Memorial donations may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (647) 789-2000 and to Na'amat (Pioneer Women) (416) 636-5425.


Passed away at Joseph Brant Hospital, on February 10, 2018, at the age of 82. Beloved wife of William "Bill". Loving mother of Paul (Roberta Grosland), Chris (Yumiko Huang) and Anne (Cade Thomson). Doting grandmother to Megan (Carlos) Ribeiro, Adrienne (Kevin Innes), Patrick and Ava Lovell. Greatgrandmother to Devin Ribeiro.

Loving Aunt to Brad, Jeff and Terry Anthony.

Mary cherished her family and friends more than anything else.

She also was passionate about education: she graduated from Victoria College, University of Toronto and then went on to teach high school, elementary school, adult education and even continued this passion in retirement by being a Docent at the Royal Ontario Museum.

The family would like to thank Heidi from Nurse Next Door for her care in mom's last year and Dr. Harpal Singh and his staff for all of the superb care they have provided my mom over the last several years.

Visitation at Smith's Funereal Home, 1167 Guelph Line (one stop light north of QEW), Burlington (905-632-3333), on Saturday, February 17, 2018 from 12 p.m. until the start of the Celebration of Life Service in the Chapel at 1 p.m.

Reception to follow. Cremation has taken place. For those who wish, donations in memory of Mary to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be sincerely appreciated by the family.

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