Acton ON Obituaries and Funeral Related News
Businessman John Moore who built Pickering Electronics from nothing will be 'greatly missed' - Clacton and Frinton GazetteWednesday, July 05, 2017
Astralux Dynamics in Brightlingsea, he moved to Great Bentley.That job did not work out so he started his own company and Pickering Electronics was launched.Its UK factories in Clacton employ about 160 people, with two more factories in the Czech Republic and offices in countries throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia and Australasia.Mr Moore was incredibly proud of Pickering and all its employees, and was still involved in the company until the last few weeks of his life.He died last month after a short illness.Company director Graham Dale said: “Pickering has been based in Clacton for around 45 years.“In that time, John has seen many hundreds of employees pass through our doors, some staying with the company for 20, 30, or even 40 years.“John always had a high regard for our staff, considering them to be our most valuable asset.“In turn, he was held in high regard by so many and will be greatly missed.”Pickering’s 49 year history will continue to be overseen by Mr Moore’s son Keith.He said: “My father built Pickering from nothing to employing over 300 people worldwide exporting 90 per cent overseas.“I have every intention to continue this growth while keeping Pickering’s original values and employee-orientated behaviour”.He leaves behind wife Rosemary, son Keith and five grandchildren, two of whom work at Pickering.His funeral takes place at Weeley Crematorium tomorrow at 12.30pm.Mourners are being urged to wear bright clothing in celebration of his life and achievements.Let's block ads! (Why?)...
Rev. Jelle NutmaTuesday, May 09, 2017
Jelle was born to Harmen and Grietje Nutma, February 22, 1928, in Oostrum, Friesland, The Netherlands. He is predeceased by his brothers Jaap, and Sjouk. He ministered in 11 churches: Athens, 1957, Acton, 1959, Dundas, 1963, Bowmanville, 1966, Wyoming, 1971, Thunder Bay, 1977, Smithville, 1981, Rocky Mountain House, 1986, Strathroy, 1990. Until we meet again dad. Visitation at STONEHOUSE-WHITCOMB FUNERAL HOME, 11 Mountain Street, GRIMSBY (905-945-2755) on Thursday, May 11, 2017, from 5 - 8 p.m. The Funeral Service will take place at Mountainview Christian Reformed Church, 290 Main Street East, Grimsby, on Friday, May 12, 2017, at 1 p.m. Interment to follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. If desired, memorial contributions to Parkinson Canada would be sincerely appreciated by the family.
Robert Flynn, Longtime Mechanic And Machinist, Dies At 81 - Patch.comFriday, February 17, 2017
February 10, 2017, in Framingham. He was a loving and devoted husband to Carole A. (Santoro) Flynn for over 48 years and was the son of the late Rose A. (Cassidy) and John F. Flynn, of Concord and Acton.Mr. Flynn was raised and educated in Woburn and the Boston area and attended Wentworth Institute evenings for five years. He was employed as an auto mechanic & machinist for several years at area companies, including RCA and Auto Engineering, before working for himself, followed by over 22 years as a mechanical technician at Digital Equipment Corporation from which he retired. Bob could successfully turn his hand to many tasks, as evidenced by the tremendous amount of renovations he did on the antique home he purchased prior to marriage. He was a life-long enthusiast of antique automobiles and Classic cars and was very knowledgeable on most makes. He also enjoyed classic movies and many types of music. Mr. Flynn took great delight in his children and grandchildren and their development and accomplishments. He also loved his four English Setters through all their years, and currently Annie, a very smart Brittany Spaniel. In addition to his wife, Mr. Flynn leaves his beloved children and their families: John R. and Laura M. Flynn of Sudbury, Charles T. and ...
Eric Scott Waterhouse - Fairfield LedgerWednesday, November 30, 2016
Washington, Iowa; grandparents, Lonnie and Karen Pickering of Pleasant Plain, Iowa; grandmother-in-law, Laura Cline of Lockridge, Iowa; sister-in-law, Billi-Jo Anderson and husband Art of Acton, Massachussets; and sister-in-law, Kami Cline of Fairfield, Iowa.
Eric was preceded in death by his grandfather, Bob Waterhouse Jr.; an infant sister, Carissa Waterhouse; and an uncle, Jason Waterhouse.
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Deaths published Nov. 8, 2016 - Tulsa WorldWednesday, November 30, 2016
Service 2 p.m. Wednesday, Immanuel Baptist Church. Rogers.
Moesta, Benaldine, 89, Valparaiso First Insurance Co. secretary, died Saturday. No services planned. Schaudt’s, Glenpool.
Acton, Tommie Jean (Taylor), 64, homemaker, died Sunday. Memorial service 1 p.m. Wednesday, Faith Church, Glenpool. Green Hill, Sapulpa.
King, Ted Leon, 76, rodeo cowboy and veteran, died Saturday. Visitation 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Benjamin Funeral Service, Nowata, and service 2 p.m. Wednesday, Wann Community Center, Wann.
McFarland, David Kyle, 39, Owasso Liquor and Wine assistant manager, died Sunday. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Mowery Funeral Service, and service 10 a.m. Wednesday, First United Methodist Church.
Hargreaves, Maureen, 74, clothing designer, died Friday. Memorial service 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Gary Kelley’s Add’Vantage Funeral Service Chapel, Tulsa.
Hall, Donald Wayne “Wildman,” 50, electric company right of way maintenance worker and veteran, died Friday. Service 2 p.m. Friday, Benjamin Funeral Home Chapel, Nowata.
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BRIAN DAVID MUEHLMAN - Burlington County TimesWednesday, March 27, 2019
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 the funeral home on Thursday from 10:30 a.m. until the time of the blessing service at 11:30 a.m. Rev. Father Mark Thomas will officiate. Interment will follow in Holy Redeemer Cemetery. Memorial contributions in Brian's memory may be made to the Steven King Foundation, 621 Street, Jetmore, KS 67854 or Victory Junction, 4500 Adams Way, Randalman, NC 27317. Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh. com.
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Cecile J. Briggs - WatertownDailyTimes.comWednesday, March 27, 2019
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 Joseph Maugeri III and his wife Becky of Clayville, NY; three grandchildren, Joseph, Benjamin and Matthew Maugeri; a brother, Cyril and wife Sylvia Villeneuve and two sisters, Claudette Lefebvre and Bernadette Good as well as several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two sisters Bernice Sequin and Marie Claire Payette.Arrangements are under the direction of Phillips Memorial Home in Massena. Memories and online condolences may be share with the family at www.PhillipsMemorial.com.
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Clark Davey, 1928-2019: 'The true journalist of journalists' - Ottawa CitizenWednesday, March 27, 2019
He was heartbroken after failing his medical, but an English teacher told him that people would pay him to write. So he enrolled in the first journalism degree course taught at University of Western Ontario, graduating in 1948 and joining the newsroom of the Chatham Daily News.There, he worked under Richard "Dic" Doyle, but moved to Kirkland Lake when the Thomson newspaper chain made him editor-in-chief of the Northern Daily News. His time there was brief, however, as his girlfriend, Joyce Gordon, issued him an ultimatum: Northern Ontario or me. He chose her: they married in September 1952.In the meantime, he joined the newsroom of the Globe and Mail, where his mentor Doyle had been working for a year.As a reporter with the Globe, Davey covered national and international affairs, including the Suez Canal crisis, the St. Lawrence Seaway project and the cancellation of the Avro Arrow program. During the 1957 federal election campaign, he recognized that Tory leader John Diefenbaker was gaining momentum and might actually win, and convinced his editors to allow him to stay with the Chief's campaign for 40 days.
Clark Davey, former publisher of the Montreal Gazette, displaying a mock-up of the paper's new Sunday edition in 1988.
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When Doyle became editor of the Globe in 1963, he chose Davey as his managing editor, and, according to Mills, the two raised the broadsheet's reputation from that of a local paper to a national one. Davey was managing editor for 15 years before joining the Vancouver Sun in 1978. He was publisher there until 1983, when he took over at the Gazette. He was publisher of the Citizen from 1989 to 1993. He was also president and chair of The Canadian Press, and co-founder and president of the Michener Awards Foundation that oversees the country's most prestigious journalism prize."He was the true journalist of journalists," says Kim Kierans, journalism professor at University of King's College in Halifax and Michener Foundation board member. "He told me when I last saw him in November, ‘If we're not providing the encouragement for journalism organizations and journalists within them to do the journalism that matters, then we're in trouble as a democracy.'"He was also a lovely man, smart and sparkling … with incredible enthusiasm for the business and its future."According to Mills, Davey, who in 2002 led a protest on the steps of the Ottawa Citizen after Mills was fired for running an editorial critical of then-prime minister Jean Chrétien, was known as tough and gruff, "but deep down he was a really kind and thoughtful person, and a very good friend who was always fair to people. But if you didn't know him, he could be intimidating."And although he called the shots on the job, it was Joyce who ruled the home roost. According to son Ric, his father only stopped the presses twice - once while at the Globe, when Joyce called him to report that she and Ric thought they had just seen a UFO."That was the kind of pull she had over him," says Ric.Clark Davey is survived by his wife, Joyce; brother Kenneth George; children Ric (Rita Celli), Kevin (Margaret) and Clark Jr. (...