Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Suddenly on Friday, February 9, 2018 while on business in New York City.
Beloved husband of Carmit Kordov. Loving son of Jozef and the late Helena Cipin; and stepson of Brenda. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Daniela Estair and David Kaufman. Uncle of Yehuda, Shalom and Deena, Tiferet and Atara. Great-uncle of Moshe Aryeh, Sara and Noach.
Son-in-law of Ester and Sami Kordov. Brother-in-law of Tamir and Kim Kordov and Yuval and Frances Kordov. Friend to many others.
At Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel, 2401 Steeles Ave. West (3 lights west of Dufferin) for service on Wednesday, February 14, 20 18 . Pleasesee http://www.benjamins.ca for funeral time or call 416-663-9060.
Interment Beth David Synagogue Section of Pardes Chaim Cemetery. Shiva 75 Willowbank Blvd. In lieu of gifts, donations may be made to EDS Clinic at Toronto General and Western Hospital Foundation would be appreciated 416-340-4430 http://www.tgwhf.ca/tribute
DOROTHY ELEANOR DRAKE
Passed away with family by her side on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at Bridgepoint Active Healthcare in Toronto, Dorothy Eleanor Drake (nee Knapman).
Dorothy was born in Picton, Ontario, on December 31, 1926, the daughter of Harold Knapman and Bernice Clapp. She attended Queen's University in Kingston, from which she graduated with a degree in biochemistry. In 1950 she married Hugh Drake, with whom, over the course of many years, she travelled widely, sharing her passion for the fine arts and a mutual love of sailing and skiing. She spent nearly every summer of her ninety-one years at her beloved family cottage on Stoney Lake, Ontario.
Dorothy was the mother of four much loved daughters, Susan (Ian Masters), Julia (John Reardon), Christine and Sarah (Bill Tinney); grandmother to Kiva Reardon, Ella and Angus Wright and Rebecca and Keltie Wellwood; greatgrandmother to Olive Wright and Skylar and Frances Docherty; and the sister of Harice Parkinson. She was predeceased by her husband, Hugh; and daughter, Susan.
A memorial service will be held at a later date to celebrate Dorothy's long, rich and love-filled life. If desired, donations can be made to Bridgepoint Health Foundation (14 St. Matthew's Road, Toronto, Ontario M4M 2B5). Condolences, photographs and memories may be forwarded through http://www.humphreymilesnewbigging.com.
When the voices of children are heard on the green And laughter is heard on the hill, My heart is at rest within my breast And everything else is still.
JAMES CLAYTON HOWARTH "Jim" Born January 22, 1928 Died February 10, 2018
Jim, son of the late Robert and Kathleen (nee Ward) Howarth, passed away quietly with his beloved wife of 64 years, Joyce, at his side. He was predeceased by his brother, Jack. He will be missed by his children, Laura, Bob (Barbie) and Gord (Anne); as well as grandchildren, Jamie, Megan, Kiera, Erika (Brad); and greatgrandchildren, Emmett and Theodore. Jim will be fondly remembered by sister-in-law, Kitty; and extended family.
Jim spent 38 years in the road construction business, primarily with Chevron Asphalt, where he and Joyce developed many lifelong friendships across the country. Jim was past president of the John Howard Society of Ontario. Jim loved his 1944 North Toronto Collegiate Football Championship annual reunions that continue to this day and his many summers at Honey Harbour, with cocktails on the deck.
There will be a Memorial Service at the Dodsworth & Brown Funeral HomeBurlington Chapel (2241 New Street at Drury Lane, 905-637-5233) at 11:00 a.m.
on Thursday, February 15, followed by a reception in the Southall Suite. In lieu of flowers, donations to the John Howard Society of Ontario or a charity of your choice would be appreciated.
Online condolences may be m a d e a t http://www.dbburlington.ca
ROBERT JOSEPH LAWN May 21, 1934 February 10, 2018
Robert Lawn passed away after a brief illness. He is survived by his wife, Sandra (née Graham) of Prescott, Ontario; three daughters and their families, Andrea (Bruce Anderson), Erika Nielsen (Graham Smith), and Peter Nielsen (Rebecca Rodley), Kerrie (Rodney Henderson, Owen and Simon), and Julia (David Crerar, Harry, Philippa, Isla, and Angus); siblings, Eleanor (Colin) Pottie, Barbara (the late Roger) Carr, Sharon (the late Tim) Douglas, Nancy (Will) Leach, and Peter (Judy); as well as aunts, cousins, nieces, and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother, Doug; and parents, Clarence and Vivian Lawn of Cornwall, Ontario.
Dedicating his life to serving his community, Robert taught in Carleton Place, Smiths Falls, Ottawa, and Prescott Ontario, and was principal of South Grenville District High School, and of Brockville Collegiate Institute, retiring in 1991.
In retirement, he served variously as Chair of Board of the Brockville General Hospital; Chair of the Human Resources Committee of the Ontario Association of Midwives; and President of the Prescott and District Chamber of Commerce. Robert served two consecutive terms as Prescott Mayor and one as Councilor.
A funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 15th, at St. Mark's Roman Catholic Church in Prescott, Ontario, with reception to follow in the Parish Centre. Arrangements are entrusted with the Irvine Funeral Home and Chapel in Brockville, Ontario. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Robert's memory to the St. Lawrence Shakespeare Festival, Connect Youth, the Brockville and District Hospital Foundation, or to a charity of your choice. Condolences and donations may be left online at http://www.irvinememorial.com.
GITTA QUIGLEY (nee Ritter)
Gitta passed away peacefully on February 10, 2018 at home with her family after fighting a courageous battle against metastasized breast cancer.
Born July 23, 1952 in Neuss, West Germany, Gitta worked with the German government on WWII reparations before immigrating to Canada in 1972 as an au pair.
Finding love in the dashing architect Garnet Quigley, they were happily married for 40 years.
Bon vivant, badminton enthusiast and hobby chef, Gitta was a glamour queen, daring wisecracker, and social snowbird.
She loved to dine al fresco, drink wine, garden, travel to sunny locales, and walk with her rescue dogs. Gitta was a caring mother to Jennifer (Pascal) and Kyla (Scott); spirited stepmother to Christopher and Angela; Nitta to Tyler; Nana to Collin; magnetic friend; the life of every party; and pal to many furry and feathered creatures.
The memorial service will be held at St. Augustine of Canterbury Anglican Church, 1847 Bayview Avenue, on Saturday, February 17 at 2 p.m. Donations in her name may be made to the Toronto Humane Society. Condolences may be left at http://www.aftercare.org.
ROBERT EMERSON QUINSEY
On February 9, 2018, Robert "Bob" Emerson Quinsey passed away peacefully in Oakville with family by his side. Bob is survived by his loving wife, Gwendolyn (Ruth). His first wife, June Louise Rebstock, predeceased him in 1982. Bob was the beloved father of Bill (Yvette), Cathy (Ian), John, Jim, and Beth; cherished grandfather to Melissa, Cameron, Heather, Nathan, David, Geoff, Kira and Brianna; and great-grandfather to Ella, Keiran, Fisher and Sawyer.
Bob lovingly embraced Ruth's children, Jim (Helen), Sandy (Sam), David (Laurie) and Bunny (Geoff); and her 11 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. He is survived by his brother, Ronald; and predeceased by his sister, Elizabeth; and brother, John.
Bob was born in Ridgeway, Ontario, on July 1, 1928 to William and Marjorie (nee West).
He graduated from McMaster University in 1949 with a Bachelor of Arts and went on to study Social Work at the University of Toronto, retuning to earn a Master's degree in 1963. He worked in this field throughout his career, retiring in 1989 from his position of Chief Social Worker with Queen Street Mental Health Centre (CAMH).
Bob was a gentle, honest man who enjoyed playing bridge and reading but time spent with his family was most important to him. Sincere thanks to the staff at Post Inn Village for their caring and kindness over the past 8 months.
An interment will take place in the spring at Cayuga Cemetery. Please email email@example.com if you would like to be updated on the timing of the interment. In memory of Bob, donations can be made to the Christian Children's Fund of Canada or the charity of your choice.
KATHLEEN JOAN REID 'Kathi' June 23, 1949 February 10, 2018
After a courageous battle with cancer and kidney disease, Kathi passed away peacefully, surrounded by the love of her family at Campbell House Hospice, Collingwood.
Beloved wife and best friend for over 47 years of Larry; proud mother of Ryan (Heather) and Jonathan (Tristana); will be forever cherished by her grandchildren, Emma, Ivy and Leo.
Kathi was a graduate of the University of Windsor and Toronto General Hospital Nursing program; she had a 20-year career in Public Health Nursing and was a business woman/partner with husband Larry at the Gateway Restuarant and Tavern. She was dedicated to her community and served as a volunteer with Georgian Triangle Humane Society, as Board Member and President; awarded for excellence and distinction with appointment of Director Emeritus. As an avid family boater, summers would find Kathi at Beckwith, Honey Harbour or Killarney and winters would take her with her family skiing to Vermont, Colorado and Blue Mountain/Toronto Ski Club.
Kathi's, determination, kindness and gentle spirit will be remembered by all who knew her.
Visitation will be held at Fawcett Funeral Home, 82 Pine St. Collingwood on Thursday, February 15, 2018 from 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will take place at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, 63 Elgin St. Collingwood at 1 p.m. on Friday, February 16, 2018. In lieu of flowers, donations to Hospice Georgian Triangle - Campbell House, Georgian Triangle Humane Society or Collingwood General & Marine Hospital - Dialysis Unit would be appreciated. Friends may visit Kathi's online Book of Memories at fawcettfuneralhomes.com
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.