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Wednesday, June 19, 2019 – Page B20


September 26, 1930 June 16, 2019 Dr. Frederick Andermann, one of Canada's most distinguished neurologists, passed away quietly on June 16, 2019 in Montreal at the age of 88. Loving husband and scientific collaborator for 54 years of Dr. Eva Andermann (née Deutsch), devoted father and father-in-law of Lisa Andermann and Michael Prokaziuk, Anne Andermann and Carlos Fraenkel, Mark Andermann and Maria Lehtinen, and cherished Opapa of his grandchildren Hannah and James Prokaziuk, Lara and Ben Fraenkel, and Leila and Kaija Andermann.

Dr. Andermann trained in medicine at the Université de Montreal. He trained in neurology at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (the Neuro) where he spent his career.

He rose through the ranks to Professor and Professor Emeritus in the Departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery and Pediatrics of McGill University.

Dr. Andermann has been recognized for his outstanding achievements and is the winner of numerous awards and prizes.

These include appointment as an Officer of the Order of Canada and of the Order of Quebec, as well as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada for his distinguished work in science.

Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Rue Jean-Talon W., Montreal, on Wednesday, June 19th at 11:30 a.m. Burial at Congregation Shaar Hashomayim Cemetery, 1250 chemin de la Forêt, Outremont. Shiva at his home, for details call 514733-7101. Contributions in his memory may be made to the Frederick Andermann Clinical and Research Fellowship in Epileptology and EEG at McGill University to continue his legacy of training epilepsy specialists worldwide. Donations to the Fellowship can be made at under "I want to support - Other" and specify the "Frederick Andermann Fellowship in Epileptology and EEG" or by calling Arnav Manchanda at the McGill Faculty of Medicine Advancement Office 514-398-2529 or Wendy at the Jewish Community Foundation 514-734-1592. For any questions, you can also contact the Program Director of the Fellowship, Dr. Eliane Kobayashi at

Condolences, messages or testimonials can be sent to the family via


October 2, 1919 Chengdu, Sichuan, China June 17, 2 019 St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada Jerome Ch'en was Professor Chinese Republican Period History at York University in Toronto from 1971 to 1987. He was the director of the University of Toronto/York University Joint Centre for Asia Pacific Studies from 1983 to 1985.

He was made a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in 1981. In 1984, he was named Distinguished Research Professor at York.

Jerome Ch'en was educated at Tianjin Nankai University, National Southwestern Associated University (Xi'nan Lian'da) in Kunming during the AntiJapanese War, and at the London School of Economics, which he attended funded by a Boxer Indemnity Scholarship. He studied under Friedrich Hayek at LSE.

In the 1950s, he worked for the Chinese Service of the BBC. Before immigrating to Canada he taught history at the University of Leeds.

He was a respected and beloved mentor to his many students and friends.


July 12, 1928 - June 15, 2019 Carl always described himself as "on the mend," however, he died peacefully on June 15, 2019, at St. Joseph's General Hospital in Elliot Lake after a brief hospitalization, with family around him. His wit is renowned but we continue to be touched and amazed at how many people have said "your Dad was so good to me" and "your Dad always had time for me."

Carl was born on July 12, 1928 in Orono, Ontario to Hazel Annetta Cooper and Glen Lonsdale Flintoff. His father was a successful owner of a hardware store in Oshawa until he became ill. He died on March 5, 1936 when Carl was 7 years old. Carl was predeceased by his older sister, Margaret Connolly. He is greatly missed by his younger sister, Shirley Branton, of Windsor and her children. Shirley lovingly remembers how her big brother, Carl, from age 11 always looked out for her when their widowed mother, ever resourceful, went to work in a munitions factory in Pickering during World War II.

Carl married the love of his life, Jacqueline (Clarke) Flintoff, on February 9, 1952. He first whistled at her from the steps of the bank in her hometown of Bowmanville as she walked by with her sisters. They were married for 50 years until Jacquie died on April 4, 2002. Dad's loving care to our mother during her illness is forever in our hearts. When she couldn't walk anymore, he waltzed her on top of his feet to wherever she needed to go. Her loving memory was great solace for him especially in the past couple of years and now Dad has rejoined his dance partner.

Carl was a founding father of Elliot Lake. He arrived in the summer of 1957 after his brother-in-law, Clifford LaPrairie, invited Carl to join him in business... and other adventures. Carl retired in 1995 and was recognized for his 37 years in business in Elliot Lake. He said that going through the tough times with the town taught him to appreciate the good times even more.

Carl loved playing and watching all sports, especially when his children and grandchildren were involved. He played on the Orono Orphans Hockey Team when they won the Ontario Junior Championship in 1949. This resulted in his induction into the Clarington Sports Hall of Fame in 2003. He played for the Elliot Lake Oldtimers and then as a hockey veteran, he coached. For the past 25 years, Carl enjoyed organizing the biggest golf tournament in northern Ontario. "The Flint" is still going strong with the annual tournament always held on the Canada Day weekend. Carl was overseeing and checking the details for the upcoming tournament right up until his last day.

Carl will be greatly missed by his six children and their spouses, Margaret Mary Flintoff (Peter Henderson) of Ottawa; Veronica Fyck (Terry) and Michael Flintoff (Judy) of Burlington; Charles Flintoff (Lisa) and Billy Flintoff (Doreen) of Elliot Lake; and Cecilia Richardson (John) of Waterdown.

Carl and Jacquie have 17 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, with 3 more on the way: Bennett Henderson (Kaila) and son, Cooper; Jacqueline Henderson (Greg) and son, Peter; Graeme Henderson (Rachel) and children, Maeve and Fenwick; Frazier Fyck and children, Jaxon and Kylie; Mackenzie Fyck (Laura) and son, Maddox; Carl Flintoff (Brigitte) and children, Maxandre, Zackaël and Adélie; Malcolm Flintoff (Renée) and son, Miles; Denver Toole (Ryan) and sons, Thomas and Oliver; Michael Flintoff; Heather Flintoff; Charlie Flintoff (Bettina); Farrell Flintoff (Céline) and daughter, Abigail; Spenser Flintoff (Miia); Mandy Poole; Laura, Renee and Jack Richardson.

Carl also enjoyed and loved his many in-laws. He will be missed by Colleen Clarke, Maria Clarke, Patricia Barber, Bill and Joan Clarke, Clifford LaPrairie and Donna Clarke. Carl was predeceased by Jacquie's sister, Nonie LaPrairie and her husband, Carl LaPrairie; and his brother-in-law, Gerry Clarke. Carl loved and was loved by many nieces and nephews: the LaPrairies, the Clarkes, the Wimpennys, and the Barbers.

Friends and family are invited to attend a visitation on Thursday, June 20, 2019 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Hampton Inn Maple Room in Elliot Lake. Funeral Mass will be celebrated by Rev. Anthony ManSon-Hing at Saint Bernadette Catholic Church, 45 Spruce Ave., Elliot Lake on Friday, June 21, 2019 at 11 a.m. If you wish, contributions in memory of Carl can be made to the St. Joseph's General Hospital Foundation via the link and directed to the CT Scanner Fund (70 Spine Road, Elliot Lake, ON P5A 1X2).

The family would like to thank the North East LHIN Home and Community Care staff for their compassionate care in recent months. We would also like to extend deepest appreciation to: Carl's long-time family physician, Dr. Barry Wannan; the following caring physicians, Dr. Stirling, Dr. Long, Dr. Prescott, Dr. deBortoli; and the stellar nursing staff of St. Joseph's General Hospital.

We quote Carl for the final words, "I had a great run... Enough said."

ROSS EDDY A man of intelligence, wisdom, a wry sense of humour and a generous heart has left us. Ross Beverly Eddy, born December 19, 1931 in Bathurst, NB, the tenth of the eleven children of Chesley George Eddy and his wife, Grace Cheyne, passed peacefully at his home in Cobourg with his wife, Susan, as always, by his side on June 17, 2019.

Forever grateful for his presence in our lives are his loving wife, Susan; his children by his first wife, Joan Hosking, FreyJa, David, Steven (Lori Anne), baby Michael (deceased), Marilyn (Lance) and Chris; and Susan's children, Jenn (Kirk), Kim and Lori. Ross was an inspirational Bracky/Grampy to 18 grandchildren and 8 greatgrandchildren. Loved by many nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews. Ross's truest legacy is his family and friends whose lives may reflect the lessons they learned from him.

Visitation will be held at MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King Street E., Cobourg on Sunday, June 23, 2019 at 12 noon with service of Remembrance and Celebration to follow at 1:30 p.m. A reception will follow the service in the MacCoubrey Funeral Home Reception Centre. In recognition of the wonderful care Ross received by the doctors and staff at Northumberland Hills Hospital over numerous years, please consider a donation in Ross's memory in lieu of flowers.

Condolences received at


Born November 19, 1927 in Merritt, British Columbia, died peacefully in Toronto, Ontario June 15, 2019 at 8:15 a.m. surrounded by the love of her children Stephen (Kathryn), Katherine (Paul), Candace (Ken), Sheila Patricia and Penny. Knighted during the 13th Crusade, Sheila was born and raised in British Columbia by her parents Oscar Gesner and Jean Maclaren Gallaher, along with brother Doug and sisters Kay and beloved Patricia. Sheila immigrated to Ottawa to pursue fame and fortune in the fashion business where she met and married Francis Stephen Kaszas.

They lived throughout Canada while raising their five children.

Sheila then began her second and brilliant career in Ottawa real estate, where she is remembered fondly by the Ottawa Real Estate Board as the "White Tornado".

In 1983, she married Donald Secord and embarked on yet another adventure of sailing and travelling the world. Her later years were devoted to her grandchildren Jane, William, Christopher, Alanna, Stephen (Samantha), Kassandra, Hallie, Elizabeth, Jen and Krys who loved their Nana dearly. An avid gardener, a collector of art and a self-proclaimed sommelier her love, laughter and quick wit will be missed by many. Interment in Ottawa and celebration of life to occur in short order. Thanks to the staff and chaplains at Isobel and Arthur Meighen home in Toronto.

Here's to the doll! Rest in peace.


57, died June 15, 2019. Brian was born and raised in Dublin, where he developed his love of music and literature, alongside his distinctly Irish sense of humor.

Dublin is also where his career in medicine began. June 17, 2019 marked the 30th anniversary of his arrival in Canada.

In 1989, Brian immigrated with his former wife Hilary to Toronto, where they started their family.

They relocated to Palo Alto with their daughter, Dáire, where Brian completed a fellowship in intensive care. After the birth of their daughter Aifric, the family returned to Toronto where Brian took up a position at the Toronto General Hospital.

In 1999, he began working at the Hospital for Sick Children, and continued to do so for the last 20 years. He was a staff physician in the intensive care unit, as well as Chair of the Department of Anesthesia at the University of Toronto for two terms.

In addition, he was a passionate scientist and researcher, focusing particularly on lung injury, and the effects of mechanical ventilation on the lungs.

More than that, he was an immensely dedicated father.

He always valued time with family, returning to Ireland - forever his home - on multiple occasions every year. Brian was also a very talented uilleann piper, playing often and with immense joy.

He loved cycling, a good crossword, swimming in the sea, and through to the end, a good cup of tea with his homemade brown bread.

He will be forever remembered by his daughters, Dáire and Aifric Kavanagh; his partner, Briseida Mema; his siblings, Sarah Petrie, Mary Kingston, John Kavanagh, and Bróna Kavanagh; his aunts, Una Blake and Deirdre Clear; his many nieces and nephews; his previous partners, Hilary Roche and Hannah Wunsch; Dáire's partner Jyssika Russell, as well as many other loving family members and friends. His father, Desmond Kavanagh, died in 2005, and his mother, Sadie Kavanagh (née O'Higgins), died in 2015.

There will be a private cremation ceremony held at the discretion of the family. A memorial service will take place at St. Andrew's Church (73 Simcoe Street) at 3 p.m. on Thursday, June 20, 2019.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts in Brian's memory can be made to any of the three charities he supported: Concern Worldwide, Self Help Africa, or Covenant House Toronto.


Died peacefully at Sisters of St. Joseph Residence, 2 O'Connor Drive, Toronto, Ontario on Monday, June 17, 2019 in the 71st. year of her religious life.

She is predeceased by her parents, Alexander Macdonald and Veronica Boyle both from Nova Scotia; her brothers, Reverend Gordon Macdonald, CSB, Dr. Alan Macdonald and Ronald C. Macdonald. Sister Catherine Marie will be sadly missed by her family, Sisters in community and many good friends, especially Corinne and Gary Poole.

Sister Catherine Marie entered the Sisters of St. Joseph of Toronto from Rosetown, Saskatchewan.

She pursued the teaching profession and taught high school for many years in Ontario, Saskatchewan and British Columbia. After further studies, she used her giftedness as a teacher in special education in schools and also taught people in a home setting. Sister Catherine Marie obtained a diploma as a teacher of the Mitzvah Technique for holistic health. She also enjoyed pastoral outreach by teaching Sacred Scripture to small groups.

Visitation will take place at the Sisters of St. Joseph Residence, 2 O'Connor Drive, Toronto, ON on Thursday, June 20, 2019, from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. with a Prayer Vigil at 7:00 p.m.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, June 21, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. In the Chapel at 2 O'Connor Drive, Toronto, Ontario.

Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.

R.S. KANE 416-221-1159


August 20, 1927 Peacefully in her sleep on June 17, 2019. Cherished wife and best friend of the late Irvine Schiffer.

Loving mother and mother-in-law of Susan Schiffer, Marc Schiffer and Susan Clarke, Laura Schiffer and Michael Weinberg, David and Sheryl Schiffer. Dear grandma to Amanda and Ian, David and Dana, Alanna and Michael, Steven and Carolyn, Joanne and Ross, Daniel, Tessa, Alexandra, and Jessica.

Dear great-grandma to Andrew, Pandora, Emily, Samara, and Shael. Ellen's traditions, stories, lessons, and love will live on in her whole family. She will be deeply missed.

At Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel, 2401 Steeles Avenue West, Toronto (3 lights west of Dufferin) for service on Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 1:00 p.m.

Interment in Beth Tzedec Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be made to Sinai Health Foundation 416-586-8203 or SickKids Foundation 416-813-6166.


Passed away peacefully in his sleep at his home in Niagaraon-the-Lake on Monday, June 17, 2019 at the age of 72.

Beloved husband of Kay Woodfine for 38 years.

He will be sadly missed by family, friends and especially everyone at "Just Christmas".

A private service will take place at a later date.

Arrangements entrusted to Morgan Funeral Home, 415 Regent Street, Niagara-on-theLake, ON.

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