BIRTH AND DEATH NOTICES
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 Print Edition, Page B21
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EDITH ADZIMAH (nee Huser)
Peacefully, at her home in Mulhouse, France on December 7, 2017. Former wife of Dr. Joseph Adzimah of New York City. Mother of Olivier of Los Angeles. Grandmother of Naaji.
Sister of Marguerite Ryan, Simone Dietman and the late Rev. Etienne Huser. Survived by many nephews and nieces including, Alan and Philippe Crawford and Natalie Crawford-Boyé, all of Toronto.
Edith was a former flight attendant with Pan American Airlines. A service has taken place in Mulhouse, France.
ALAN WESLEY BOWMAN
Peacefully at his home surrounded by his family on Monday, December 11, 2017 at the age of 85 years.
Alan is survived by his beloved wife of 62 years, Marion (nee Mailey); he was the proud father of six children, Cheryl (Gloria), Karen (Lembit), Michael, Chris (Christine), Guy (Jessica) and Janine (Jeff); grandfather to 19 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his brother, George Doble Bowman, and sister, Gwendolyn Jeanne Culbert.
Alan enjoyed watching and playing sports, and was a talented basketball and tennis player. Alan was the point guard on Andy's A.C. and earned the nickname "the Mighty Mite". Alan had a passion for music, which he appreciated at the loudest volume tolerated, old black and white movies, and always had a story or a joke to bring a smile to your face. He was a hardworking man, and a very proud co-owner of Maynard Nursing Home. He will be loved and remembered in our hearts and minds forever. God speed Alan -- we love you madly.
Alan's life will be celebrated in the Humber Room of the Old Mill, 21 Old Mill Road, Toronto, on Saturday, December 16th from 1 - 4 p.m. Arrangements in care of the Forrest & Taylor Funeral Home, Sutton, 905-722-3274. Memorial Condolences may be made at http://www.forrestandtaylor.com
LISA BETH BROWN
Born April 16, 1963, passed away peacefully at her home with her family by her side after a long and valiant battle with cancer. Lisa is survived by her parents, Marlene and Morton Brown, her brother, Mitchell Brown; and her sister-inlaw. Amy Newman Brown. She was a proud aunt to Joey, Eli, and Leah Brown with whom she had a full and caring relationship.
Lovingly remembered by all of her aunts, uncles and cousins.
Cherished by all of her dear friends and anyone who knew her well. Lisa worked as a certified occupational therapist and a member of the Palliative Care Program at Mount Sinai Hospital for many years where she positively impacted the lives of so many people and families in need. She always did so with a gentle and caring touch. We would like to thank the medical and nursing staffs at Mt Sinai Hospital and Princess Margaret Hospital for their outstanding care during Lisa's illness. We are also indebted to the Palliative Care services in the hospital as well as the community, under the guidance of Dr. Paolo Mazzotta, for their kind and compassionate care.
Service was held at Beth Sholom Synagogue, on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. Interment in the Beth Sholom Synagogue section of Mount Sinai Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the discretionary fund of Rabbi Aaron Flanzraich at Beth Sholom Synagogue, 416-783-6103.
March 26, 1943 December 7, 2017
It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of Lynn D.
Chouinard. He was predeceased by his wife, Cheryl L. Chouinard.
He is the loving father and grandfather of David and Shannon (Gabriel, Angeline, Samantha), Michelle, James and Dawna (Haileigh and Logan), Jennifer and Joel Mundy (Oren and Brynn); as well as his great-grandchildren, Ava and Kyler.
Lynn worked passionately with Merrill Lynch, continuing with CIBC Wood Gundy for forty-five years. He was known nation wide for his success in the investment industry. He mentored and backed numerous entrepreneurs in business startups and turnarounds. He will be missed by the thoroughbred industry as a visionary leader for horse racing in Alberta. Together with an excellent team, he raised up Bar None Ranches in the early 80's.
The Ranch continues today as the premiere thoroughbred breeding and training facility in Western Canada, operating in conjunction with a significant farming operation; one of Lynn's other great passions. He was blessed to spend his last years doing what he loved most, enjoying his little piece of heaven on this earth. He would spend mornings at mass in his beloved family chapel and working in his office.
In the afternoons he checked on the young horses and watched the extensive gardens grow. The evenings were often enjoyed with family and friends watching and cheering his horses at the track.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. James Catholic Church (338 Ave and 32 Street East, Okotoks, AB) on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. Interment will be a private family event. Donations in memory of Lynn may be made to Charitable Foundation of the Family (130, 4019-8th St SE, Calgary, T2G 3A5, 403-2780249 http://www.familycharity.ca). The Foundation is a charity Lynn cared a great deal about which supports those less fortunate in the area he lived and worked in.
Photos, memories and condolences may be shared with Lynn's family through http://www.evanjstrong.com. Arrangements in care of Evan J. Strong Funeral Services. 403-265-1199.
GEOFFREY MURRAY CART WRIGHT DALEC. D. ,B. A . , B. ED.
1918 - 2017
Peacefully, on Monday, December 11, 2017 in his 100th year.
Geoff, devoted husband of Prue (died 1998); loving father of Barbara (died 2008) (Jim Hughes and Karen Davidson), Longview, AB, Penny (Frank Brathwaite), Newmarket, ON, and Ian (Maggie), Goderich, ON; proud grandfather of Sarah Hughes (Andrew Simmonds), Stephen, Peter (Laurie), and Janet (Harold Pliszka), Andrew Brathwaite (Wendy) and Amy Brathwaite; great-grandfather of Kayla, Dawn and Erin Hughes, Billy and Cole Hughes, Hailey and Reuben Pliszka; brother of Robert G. Dale (died 2013), (Mary Dale), Toronto, and brother of Sister Mary Cartwright (Jim died 1976), Bracebridge, ON.
Served in The Toronto Scottish Regiment (MG) in the U.K., and N.W. Europe 1940-45, in the militia before and after the war retiring as major. Served on the staff of Trinity College School 1946-1983 including fifteen years as the Assistant Headmaster. He and Prue were staunch members of St. Mark's parish since 1946.
Visitation in St. Mark's Church, 51 King St., Port Hope, ON, L1A 2R6 on Thursday, December 14th, from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Funeral service in St. Mark's Church on Friday, December 15th, at 1:30 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Mark's Church, or to Trinity College School, 55 Deblaquire St.
N., Port Hope, ON, L1A 3W2.
MARGERY ELEANOR GARDNER- MCCALL "Marnie" (nee Dodds)
Of Toronto, Ontario passed away on December 11, 2017 after a long and courageous battle with Parkinson's Disease, at the age of 92. Margery was born in Toronto on May 15, 1925 to Flora and Harvey Dodds. After graduating from Branksome Hall Girls School in 1943, Marnie worked for a numbers of years at McLean Hunter Publishing. In 1946, Marnie married Archibald Gardner and immediately started raising a family of three boys.
Archie and Marnie were married for 27 years. Following Archie's death, Marnie remarried and enjoyed over 30 years of life with Allan McCall of London, Ontario.
Marnie was predeceased by Archibald Gardner, Allan McCall and stepsister, Lorna Linklater; deeply loved and sadly missed by her sister, Shirley (Saylor); sons, Cameron (Judy), Ian (Sam) and Allan (Cathy); grandchildren, Charles, Christa, Taegan, Tyler, Cameron and Wesley; greatgrandchildren, Ruby, Cole and Jacob; step family, Brian McCall (Jane) and Dr. Marnie McCall (Ken); step-grandchildren, Megan, Andrew (Kirstin), Marnie and Duncan McCall.
While Marnie grew up and lived in Toronto and later in London, her true love was her Muskoka life! As a young girl she summered at Pinelands and then as an adult enjoyed her cottage on East Bay, Lake Muskoka and finally her home on Brandy Lake just outside of Port Carling. Her father started the first downhill ski manufacturing company in Canada, so it is no surprise that she was an enthusiastic and very good downhill skier - a passion she passed on to her three boys.
Marnie was also an avid and skilled gardener and an accomplished ornithologist who could easily identify a bird simply by listening to their song. She was deeply dedicated to her family, the arts she had to have her classical music on at all times - and nature above all. Her life was full of family and friends, time spent helping every one she touched feel welcome and loved and sharing her love of the wilderness.
A gathering to celebrate her life will be held with family and friends at Turner & Porter, Yorke Chapel, 2357 Bloor St. W., at Windermere, east of the Jane subway, on Friday, December 15, 2017 at 1 p.m., visitation one hour prior. A private family interment will follow at Park Lawn Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial donation to Nature Canada http://www.naturecanada.ca.
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REV. FR. DONALD STUART HENDERSON
In Toronto, on Friday, December 8, 2017 in his 87th year. Dear father of Karen (Christopher), Deborah (Peter), Anne-Marie (Bill), and David; loving grandfather of Laura, Duncan, Cameron, Heather, Stephanie, Melanie, Jamie, Quinn, and Michael; dear brother of the late Betty Lou Taylor; beloved by companion and caregiver Albert March; fondly remembered by Ruth Watson Henderson.
Friends may call at the Turner & Porter Yorke Chapel, 2357 Bloor St. W., at Windermere (east of the Jane subway) on Thursday, December 14, 2017 from 1-3 and 7-9 p.m. Requiem Eucharist will be held on Friday, December 15, 2017 at 11 a.m. at the Church of St.
Martin-in-the-Fields, 151 Glenlake Avenue. Reception to follow in the parish hall. Private interment in the family plot at Mount Pleasant Cemetery.
If desired, remembrances may be made to the Parkinson Society of Ontario. Online condolences may b e m a d e t h r o u g h http://www.turnerporter.ca
LINO MAGAGNA C.M., E.MBA, Ph.D, P.Eng.
January 23, 1933 December 7, 2017
It is with great sadness that we announce the death of our dearly loved father, Lino. He was at peace when he died after a short battle with cancer. He will be sorely missed by his son, Mark; and daughter, Marina; his loving granddaughter, Sophie; and dear partner, Robbie Shaw. In Italy and New York, his dear brothers, Carlo (Giuliana), Paolo (Lucy) and Sandro (Ada) and many cousins, nieces and nephews will miss him very much. He will also be missed by Paul Shaw, Danielle Carter, Terry Shaw, and Bill Klimowych; dear friends the Flaim family; Ian Russell (Bruna Nota); the Bellissimo family; former wife, Rosemary (nee MacLean); former son-in-law, John; and many acquaintances too numerous to name.
Born in Revò, Trentino, Italy, our Dad arrived in Canada by ship on his own in 1952 with one small suitcase and not knowing a word of English. Four years after arriving in Canada, he went on to pursue his degrees as a top student at UBC and U of T. It was at UBC where he met his lifelong friend and English professor Gordon R. Elliott. In addition to a successful career at Ontario Hydro supervising the design of computer controls for Ontario's Nuclear Power Stations and moving into Finance before retirement, he also devoted his time and energy to volunteering because of his firm belief in social justice and his wish to help others.
In the late 60's he became friends and worked closely with The Right Honorable Charles Caccia, MP for Davenport. He then became the President of COSTIIIAS Immigrant Services for 10 years, the founder and first Vice President of the National Congress of Italian-Canadians, and former Vice Chairman of the Canadian Consultative Council on Multiculturalism.
After 20 years on the Senate and the Board of Directors of York University, he remains an Honorary Member of its Board.
He was a Member of the Board of the United Way GTA, Ontario March of Dimes, and Member of the Ontario Council of University Affairs. In 1988, he became a Member of the Order of Canada and also received the Golden and Diamond Jubilee medals.
Dad also had a love for poetry and of the arts spending many days reading, attending music concerts, galleries, theatre and opera with Robbie. Having grown up in a valley of the Alps, this instilled a lifelong love of mountain hiking, hiking on the Bruce Trail and the beauty of nature.
In his memory, donations to Music Toronto or Anishnawbe Health would be appreciated. At our Dad's request there will be no service. Our thanks go out to the doctors and nurses at Trillium Health Partners, Mississauga for their help, care and dedication.
Online condolences, memories and photos can be shared at http://www.turnerporter.ca.
VLADIMIR (VOLODIA) METELITSA
February 2,1957 December 10, 2017
Passed suddenly on December 10, 2017 at the age of 60, with his family by his side. He will be greatly missed by his wife, Daria Kowalyk; daughters, Julia and, in Kyiv, Valentyna (Vitaly); grandchildren, Lev, Luba and Lilia; along with his mother-in-law, Alexandra Kowalyk; sister-in-law, Chrystia (Bohdan) Kolos; brothers-in-law, Bohdan (Christine) and Myron; nieces, nephews, and friends.
Born in Kyiv, Ukraine, he came to Canada in 1989 and worked in hospitality for many years, most recently at The Old Mill. He loved his garden, reading, good food, wine and travel. Most of all, he enjoyed creating exciting meals with fresh ingredients. He will be remembered for his love of life and his witty intelligence.
Visitation will take place at Cardinal Funeral Home, 92 Annette St. on Thursday, December 14 from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m., with a panachyda at 7:30 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church, 4 Bellwoods Ave., on Friday, December 15 at 10 a.m., followed by the interment at Park Lawn Cemetery.
Donations may be made to a charity of your choice.
ELEANOR D. PIERCE
"Candy" August 2, 1937 Odder, Denmark December 8, 2017 Calgary, Alberta
On December 8, 2017, Eleanor "Candy" D. Pierce passed away in Calgary at 80 years of age.
Cherished wife and best friend of Robert "Bob" L. Pierce (d. 2012); beloved mother of Greg (d. 1975), Brad, Jennifer (Ross Wonnick) and Susannah (Peter Gibson); and proud and dotting Gammy to Ben, Jake, Robert, Gabriela, Charlotte and Harrison.
Candy will be remembered for her glamour, creativity, lust for life, and fabulous parties in the Bahamas, Mexico and especially her Calgary Stampede parties which included live music, balloon rides, goat milking contests, panning for gold, and pig in pipe races. A professional entertainer before marrying her husband Bob, she was not shy to pick up a microphone and entertain friends if a live band was playing. She was also a generous patron of a number of charities including the Salvation Army, the University of Saskatchewan School of Law, Easter Seals, Silver Linings, and Valour Canada.
Born in Odder, Denmark, her family immigrated to Canada in 1939 when she was two years old.
They settled in Brantford, ON.
Candy was a registered nurse by profession. While nursing and raising two small sons as a single mother, she also had a successful professional singing career under the names of "Candy Hansen" and "Diamond Lil" during the 1960s. After marrying Bob, she moved west; first to Regina and then on to Calgary in 1973 where they continued their love affair and raised their family. Candy was most proud of her family.
Amazingly strong and resilient, Candy survived the death of her eldest child, the loss of the love of her life, and a rare form of cancer.
Her family thanks all the medical professionals, caregivers and friends that supported and cared for Candy over the last several years. Without their help, Candy wouldn't have been able to travel the world, see her grandchildren grow, and live life as she wanted.
Candy's life will be celebrated at a private service in accordance with her wishes at the family's home Sunday, December 17, 2017. Condolences may be forwarded through http://www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Salvation Army, 1731 29th Street SW, Calgary, AB, T3C 1M6, online at http://www.salvationarmy.ca, or by phone 403-410-1112. In living memory of Eleanor Pierce, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Park Memorial, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W., Calgary, AB, T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.
THOMAS S. PRENTICE
Born February 14, 1925, passed away after a brief illness at NYGH on November 23, 2017.
Tom served in the Fleet Air Arm of the British Royal Navy during the end of W.W. II and was a CBC sound engineer for over 30 years. Survived by his wife, Susan Remenyi-Prentice; sister and brother-in-law, Rosa and Michael Remenyi; and his niece and nephew, Christina and Michael.
Following cremation, a brief service and interment will be held on Friday, December 15th, 11 a.m. in the Chapel of the Morley Bedford Funeral Home, 159 Eglinton Ave. W.
Passed in peace on Friday, December 8, 2017 at the age of 55. Lover of music, baseball games, and spending time with his family, friends and beloved pets. He will be dearly missed. Michael is survived by his devoted wife of 30 years, Mary Prete; only son, Michael William Prete; and siblings, Gabriel Prete and Rosina Prete.
A service will be held on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 between 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. at R.S. Kane Funeral Home, 6150 Yonge St. Condolences may be made at http://www.rskane.ca R.S. Kane 416-221-1159
REV. DR. EARLE FREDERICK ROBERTS
January 30, 1930 December 10, 2017
Survived by his loving wife, Dorothy; sons, Bruce; and Johnmark; daughter-in-law Heather; and grandchildren Marc, Michelle, Laura, and Sarah.
Memorial service Friday, December 15, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. Rosedale Presbyterian Church, Toronto http://www.rpcc.ca. Donations to CAIRN Family of Camps or Presbyterian World Service & Development in lieu of flowers.
On Monday, December 11, 2017 at Sunnybrook Hospital.
Beloved wife of Carl. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Ilena and Mark Borinsky, and Gabrielle Rosen. Devoted grandmother of Michael, and Mathew. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Larry and Dorothy Millman. Loving nieces and nephews, Shawna Millman, Leah and Sam Sakhavarz, Elana Millman and Mark Riddell.
At Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel, 2401 Steeles Avenue west (3 lights west of Dufferin) for service on Thursday, December 14, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. Interment in the Holy Blossom section of Pardes Shalom Cemetery.
Shiva at 5 Bramble Drive, Toronto. Memorial donations may be made to the Ruth Rosen Memorial fund c/o The Benjamin Foundation, 416-780-0324.
It is with sadness we announce the passing of our mother on November 27, 2017 at the age of 95. Anne was the beloved wife of the late Edward Siekierko (2007).
Loved by her children, their spouses and partners, June Caldwell (Mel), Ronald (Cathy), Connie Leon (Tom 2009), Catherine (Cy 2016) and Stephen (Lise). Anne adored her 6 grandchildren, Christopher (Krystina), Jennifer, Bryan, Mark (Jessica), David (Marta) and Heather and was a greatgrandmother to seven. She will be remembered and missed by her siblings, Sophie Kuckyt (late Stan), Olga Rydzewski (Mike) and the late Walter Stachura (Joyce); as well as many nephews and nieces.
Anne was a resident at Sunrise Senior Living in Mississauga since 2005 where she made many friends, both as residents and caregivers. The love and dedicated care she received by the staff will not be forgotten by her children (especially her lead Ilene). Prior to her residing at Sunrise, Anne was an active Member of the Catholic Women's League, a volunteer with the Queensway General Hospital for almost 30 years, and an avid member and golfer at the Toronto Board of Trade. She will be remembered for her flair of oil painting in her earlier years to wonderful pressed flower pictures and cards.
Friends may call at the Turner & Porter Butler Chapel, 4933 Dundas St. W. (Between Islington and Kipling Aves.), on Friday from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Gregory's Catholic Church, 122 Rathburn Road, Etobicoke, on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 11 a.m.
Interment Glendale Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer Society or a charity of your choice would be very much appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be made through http://www.turnerporter.ca.