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Car crash victim, 19, remembered as a family man - The Beacon HeraldWednesday, March 27, 2019
Millar was pronounced dead at hospital, police said.
The intersection of Erie Street and Embro Road in Stratford was the scene of a fatal, single-car collision early Sunday morning. (Galen Simmons/The Beacon Herald)
Favian Lee-Allert, a 19-year-old Burlington resident, has been charged with impaired driving causing death, police said. He was released on recognizance Monday and is scheduled to return to court on Nov. 19, court staff confirmed Tuesday. The allegation has not been proven in court.The driver and a female passenger were initially listed in fair condition by police. The driver was released and arrested and the other passenger has also been released from hospital, Insp. Mark Taylor said.Millar and the driver were friends, Lundrigan confirmed, but she didn't know where they were headed at the time or who the woman in the vehicle was."All I know is Eric was wearing his seatbelt," she said, confirming he was in the backseat at the time.Police said the vehicle was heading west on Embro Road when it hit a boulevard, went across Erie Street and came to rest on a lawn on the northwest side of the street."He hit that boulevard pretty much straight on at a high rate of speed and took it right across to Erie Street and flipped it a few times," Taylor said.The speed of the vehicle is not yet known as the investigation continues. It was the only vehicle involved in the incident, police said.Millar, who was born and raised in Brampton and moved to Stratford with his family around 2008, went to Stratford Northwestern and was working in construction, Lundrigan said. But he prioritized family above all else."He was very loving and he always wanted to help everyone out. He had the biggest soul, kindest soul, he was just a wonderful person, if you needed anything he was there to give it," Lundrigan said.He also loved the family's Italian heritage."He always wanted to learn how to make sauce and he wanted to go to Italy and… ...
Charles Hartman - Champaign/Urbana News-GazetteWednesday, March 27, 2019
He was united in marriage to Ruth Troxell on Nov. 26, 1994. She survives. Also surviving are his daughters, Jessica (Rick) Breitenfeldt, Kristin (Mitch) Allen, Kate (Leon) Jess and Teresa (Steve) Evans.
Papa's grandchildren loved him to the moon and back. He was always full of life's loving stories for them. He believed children are the heritage of the Lord. He loved Cameron Ackerson, Kaitlyn Breitenfeldt, Colton Breitenfeldt, Lillian Jess, Khloe Jess, Brinley Allen, Steele Allen, Jacob Evans and Joshua Evans.
His surviving siblings are Mary Hafner, Patty Wakefield, Diana Thrush, Rob Hartman, Sue Hartman and Judy Lynn.
He was preceded in death by his parents and grandsons, Cody Breitenfeldt and Zachery Evans.
Charlie loved Jesus with his whole heart. He was a steadfast man of God.
As a boy he worked tirelessly alongside his dad. He worked as a carpenter before going on to manage the horse farm at the University of Illinois until retirement in 2002.
Charlie was a gifted horseman and cowboy. His entire life was spent pulling ponies, training, selling, breeding and racing horses. He bred and raced Deckum Larum, who in 1983 set an AQHA world record that still stands today.
He served as Illinois AQHA Racing Association president for 10 years. Charlie also enjoyed serving as a trustee for Pilot Township.
Share in our celebration of his life at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 30, at Homer New Life Church of Faith, 505 W. Crittenden St., Homer, IL 61849.
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Bus driver killed in Columbia Icefield parking lot - Rocky Mountain OutlookWednesday, March 27, 2019
No other people were injured.
According to the online fundraising campaign, Taura was originally from Japan and has no family in Canada.
The money will be used to assist with funeral expenses or to repatriate her body to Japan. If it is not possible, organizers have indicated they may use the money for a memorial bench with a plaque in her memory.
Canada Coach Lines Inc. declined to comment on the tragic circumstances, however, Ron Movat, one of her co-workers, shared a personal message on his Facebook praising her work.
"We lost a coworker today, in an accident that shouldn't have happened. Like the rest in our company, I'm devastated, but I can't help feeling grateful that I took the opportunity, recently, to tell her how much I admired her for her work practices," wrote Movat.
Pursuit Collection, the company that manages the parking lot, did not respond to an interview request.
As of press deadline more than $16,000 had been raised through the GoFundMe campaign towards its $20,000 goal.
The RCMP said the incident remains under investigation.
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Cecile J. Briggs - WatertownDailyTimes.comWednesday, March 27, 2019
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MASSENA — Cecile J. Briggs, 85, of Maple Street, peacefully passed away on Thursday evening, March 14, 2019 at Massena Memorial Hospital. Friends and family may be received on Monday, March 18, 2019 from 2:00-4:00 pm at Phillips Memorial Home in Massena. There will be no funeral services and burial will be at a later date in Calvary Cemetery, Massena.Cecile was born on November 14, 1933 in Cornwall, Ontario, the daughter of Claude and Bertha (Belanger) Villeneuve. She married Joseph Maugeri Jr. on February 21, 1958. He predeceased her on April 19, 1972. She later married Ivan Briggs on June 20, 1975. He predeceased her in June 2001.She enjoyed playing bingo, traveling and spending time on social media.She is survived by her son Jo...
BRIAN DAVID MUEHLMAN - Burlington County TimesWednesday, March 27, 2019
Brian David Muehlman, 65, of Ellwood City died Sunday, March 17, 2019, at his residence. He was born June 10, 1953 in Pittsburgh. Brian was a car consultant. He enjoyed competitive dirt track racing for 20 years, winning seven championships. An outdoorsman, Brian enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was an avid whitetail deer hunter, traveling throughout United States and Canada hunting with his grandson, Kurt. Brian was a USCG Charter Captain on Lake Ontario for 15 years. His most cherished time was spent with his grandchildren. Survivors include his wife, Gail Krauss Muehlman; his mother and step father, Margaret (Rex) Smith of Wexford; daughter, Candi (Joe) Landles of Evans City; step daughter, Becky Flagler of Pittsburgh; siblings, Connie Federbusch, Laurie (Ron) Mahen, and Mark (Pam) Muehlman, all of Mercer; nine grandchildren, Kurt, Mariah, Rayna, Seth, Brandon, Riley, Connor, Liam, and Nico; and several nieces and nephews. Brian was preceded in death by his father, Paul Muehlman and his brother in law, Oscar Federbusch. Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, from 2 to 8 p.m. at the MARSHALL FUNERAL HOME, 200 Fountain Ave., Ellwood City. Friends will also be received at t...