Arnprior ON Obituaries and Funeral Related News
Convoy evokes Canadian pride in North Bay - Vermilion StandardWednesday, March 27, 2019
About 100 vehicles, from big rigs to small cars, pull into the Motion Canada parking lot on Gormanville Road, Monday. The convoy was to stop in Arnprior Monday night before heading to Parlliament Hill in Ottawa Tuesday.PJ Wilson/The Nugget
Air horns blasted, flags and placards waved as the convoy pulled into the parking lot. Many of the messages were pro-pipeline. Many were anti-Trudeau. Make Canada Great Again was emblazoned on one of the pilot vehicles."I am Canadian and Justin Trudeau does not speak for me," read one sign in a truck window, while another called on the federal government to back off a carbon tax, which many of those present said would only hurt "the little guy.""We are going to show Trudeau we are united in this country. We are not separate anymore. We, the people of this country, will be heard . . . from farmers to veterans to yellow vests. We are all hard-working people who want to take our country back."Most of the vehicles carried placards and signs, many pushing for the construction of a pipeline from Alberta to the East Coast – the Energy East pipeline – while others called for the death of a federal carbon tax.The many diverse messages have been gathering support wherever the convoy has gone, Carritt said."It's just incredible to see all the support we have," he said. "the farther we go into Ontario, the greater support we see."We are trying to take back our country from a government that is not listening."And it is in the government's own interest to listen to the message they are bringing, Carritt said."We have developed a strong voice. I don't think they can help but listen."
Seth Edwards, 14, signs the hood of a fire truck that was part of the United We Roll convoy from Alberta bound for Ottawa, Monday, in North Bay.PJ Wilson/The Nugget
Chris Edwards travelled from Orillia to take part in the rally, sharing his message about "being Canadian" and helping Alberta.That oil-rich province, he said, is being mistreated by the federal government. He raised the prospect of Alberta opting out of Canada, and "if Alberta leaves, what will happen to Canada?"His son, Seth, 14, agreed, saying that if Canadians don't pull together, "we will not let Justin Trudeau f*** up our country."I absolutely hate 99 per cent of his policies."We need a new government. Justin Trudeau is incompetent. He's spending money all in the wrong place."Seth Edwards, originally from England, said that country is descending into "a third world country," and everything the British government did wrong "Justin Trudeau is doing."It's sad to me. I love...
U of G professor goes the extra mile to honour memory of Grace Glofcheskie - GuelphTodayThursday, March 09, 2017
U of G remembrance ceremony."I'm really proud of what professor Brown has done for our family, he certainly went the extra mile," Gerry Glofcheskie says over the phone from Arnprior, just west of Ottawa."It speaks to the university and the type of people that are at that university and in Guelph," he said. "Grace spent six and a half years in Guelph and loved that university and that city."Monday would have been Grace's 26th birthday.Family and friends marked the occasion by attending mass and visiting Grace's grave.Then it was off to Jim's, Grace's favourite restaurant, where as a young girl she used to mow down on their famous club sandwiches after church every week."She loved being a Gryphon. It meant the world to her," said her father.The man that killed Glofcheskie, Curtis Henri, is serving an eight-year prison sentence.An investigation by the province's Special Investigations Unit into the role, if any, that the police pursuit played in her death has not yet been concluded.Let's block ads! (Why?)...
Annetta LeslieThursday, January 19, 2017
Garbutt) in her 91st year. Wife of the late Beril ‘Bud’. Loving mother of Barb Dolan of Mississauga, Donald (Laurie) of Belleville, David (Eileen) of Barry’s Bay and Margaret Neumann (Daniel) of Arnprior. Special grandmother of James, Lyndsey (Scott Allin), Colton (Jessica), Blair, Paige, Erin (Brendan), Ryan (Rachel), Benjamin, Carol Ann and Leslie Ann and great-grandmother of Gabriel, Rose and William.
Mrs. Leslie is resting at the John R. Bush Funeral Home, 80 Highland Avenue, Belleville on Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Service in the Chapel on Thursday at 11 am. Interment Belleville Cemetery. Donations in Marie’s memory to the Charity of Choice would be appreciated by the family.
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Woman killed in six-vehicle Highway 17 crash identified | Ottawa ... - Ottawa CitizenFriday, October 28, 2016
Thanksgiving with her family.
Sarah Zohr, 39, died at the scene of a collision involving five cars and a truck at about 4:30 a.m. where the highway meets Calabogie Road in Arnprior.
A man and a woman both in their thirties suffered less severe injuries. Police haven’t publicly identified them. The cause of the crash is still under investigation, but parts of the Ottawa Valley had significant fog early Friday morning.
Zohr’s family posted a brief account through the funeral home in Eganville, saying Zohr grew up in Golden Lake, attended Eganville District Public School and Opeongo High School, and worked at Pillar5 Pharma Inc. in Arnprior.
“Everyone who knows Sarah will remember her love of life, her gentle manner, her generous spirit and her beautiful smile. She was a loving daughter, sister, aunt, niece and friend who cared deeply for others,” they said.
Her dog, Molly, ran from the collision scene but has since been found. The family has asked for donations in her memory to the Arnprior and District Humane Society no-kill animal shelter.
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Magdalena KlausFriday, August 12, 2016
Bock), son David, sister Elisabeth Torok, brother Joe Sensenstein, numerous nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her husband of 62 yrs, Franz in 2008. Magdalena was a long time employee of Playtex in Arnprior and Leeds County School Board in Almonte. She was an excellent cook and baker. She enjoyed gardening, watercolour painting and ceramics, knitting and crocheting. She never needed a recipe or a pattern. Magdalena and Franz spent their retirement years travelling between St Pete Beach, Fla, Czongrad, Hungary and their home in Canada.
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(127 Church St., Almonte, ON. 613-256-3313)
On Friday, August 12, 2016 from 6 to 8pm and on Saturday, August 13, 2016 from 10am to 10:45am. Funeral mass will be celebrated in Holy Name of Mary RC Church (134 Bridge St. Almonte ON.) at 11am on Saturday. Private family interment at St. Mary's Cemetery will follow cremation. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Society of Canada.
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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. (...