Baden ON Obituaries and Funeral Related News
Cornwall and Area Death Notices - Cornwall Seaway NewsThursday, April 12, 2018
He served two tours in Germany, initially flying CF-86 sabres with 434 Squadron in Zweibrucken from 1953-54 and then returning to command 441 and 439 Squadrons flying CF-104 starfighters in Lahr and Baden-Sollingen from 1969-72. After his first tour overseas he married his high-school sweetheart and lifelong love, Faith Marie Mill, in December 1954. Returning to Canada from Europe in 1954 he served in the Overseas Ferry Unit, flying small single-engined fighters across the Atlantic to Europe from Longeueil, Quebec. Postings through the late 50s and early 60s saw him training the RCAF’s (and NATO’s) growing cadre of pilots in Portage la Prairie, Saskatoon and Gimli. His experience with accident investigation within the Flight Safety Directorate in Ottawa from 1965-68 helped initiate safety procedures that dramatically brought down the accident rate amongst new jet pilots. After a year’s study in Staff College in Kingston and operational training in Chatham and Cold Lake, Bruce Burgess returned to Europe, commanding 441 and 439 reconnaissance squadrons flying CF-104s in Germany and studying with the Royal Air Force Warfare College at RAF Manby in 1972. Returning to the Air Requirements Directorate in Ottawa from 1973-77, he helped shepherd the acquisition of the next generation of CF-18 (hornet) fighter aircraft. Highlights of his later career include Base Commander at CFB Comox (1977-80), Defense Attache in London (1980-82), Chief of Staff Air Force Operations, Winnipeg (1982-84) and Deputy Chief of Staff of Operations at Aerospace Defense Command in Colorado Springs (1984-87). He was awarded the Order of Military Merit in 1984, supplementing his earlier Special Service Medal (NATO-OTAN) and Canadian Decoration. He retired with Faith to Lancaster, Ontario in 1987. Bruce Burgess was a citizen airman who lived life with integrity, humility, humour, a strong sense of responsibility and a profound commitment to Canada. The warmth of his personality, his dedication to duty, his courage and his charm enriched us all. The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday April 7, 2018 at St. Andrew’s and Knox Church, 21102 Concession Road 2, S. Glengarry, Bainsville, Ontario. The family will receive visitors on Friday April 6, 2018 from 2 to 4 p.m., and from 7 to 9 p.m., at...
Alberta 'Bert' Bufalini - Timesonline.comWednesday, February 8, 2017
Louis Bufalini, and two brothers, Charles Matejka and Harry Matejka.
Surviving are a daughter, Lisa Bufalini Barber and Dan Baker of Baden; a son, Mark (Mickey) Bufalini of Houston, Texas; two granddaughters, Lauren Dudash and Olivia Bufalini, and a brother, George (Kathy) Matejka of Aliquippa.
Friends will be received Thursday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. in the JOHN SYKA FUNERAL HOME INC., 833 Kennedy Drive, Ambridge, www.sykafuneralhome.com, where prayers will be offered Friday at 9:30 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church. Private interment will follow in Economy Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church.
Online condolences may be made at www.sykafuneralhome.com.
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Baby George, hurt in crash that killed mom Susana Dumitru, is improving - Sarnia ObserverWednesday, December 14, 2016
Born in Arad, Romania, Susana and Razvan immigrated to Canada in the spring. They originally settled in Montreal, where Susana’s aunt lives, before moving to Baden, a small southwest of Kitchener, in the summer.
In September, the couple relocating to London, where they had their first baby and were planning to buy a home.
Susana worked for Carnaby Homes doing architectural drawings and marketing, while Razvan is a site supervisor at one of the company’s London developments.
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Susana Dumitru was killed and baby George injured in crash near Cambridge Sunday - Woodstock Sentinel ReviewWednesday, December 7, 2016
Arad, a mid-sized city in western Romania, the Dumitrus immigrated to Montreal, where Susana’s aunt lived, in the spring.
The couple moved to Ontario two months ago, originally settling in Baden, a small town southwest of Kitchener, where there’s a sizable Romanian population, before moving to London last month.
Impressed with the couple’s perfect English and credentials, Catana first hired Razvan and then Susana,
“It’s very hard to find knowledgeable people,” he said, recalling how Susana recently brought baby George into the company’s Kitchener office.
“She was the nicest person you could meet,” he said.
Photos uploaded to Facebook show the couple, who were married in 2014, exploring their new province: A pregnant Susana poses with a swan in Stratford, lounges by the water at Blue Mountain and embraces Razvan in front of Niagara Falls.
“She was just a pleased person. She was happy for everything she got,” Catana said.
The Dumitrus had planned to stay in their downtown London apartment until their new home was completed in one year, said Catana, who spent Sunday night setting up a new company phone for Susana.
“While I was working, I didn’t know she was dead already,” he said.
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Frank ParrinderWednesday, December 7, 2016
Passed away at Sunnybrook Health Sciences on Monday December 5th, 2016 at the age of 95
Pre-deceased by his wife Elizabeth (Beth) Parrinder. (2001) Much loved Father of Peter and his wife Karen of Baden and Bruce and his wife Janice of Melancthon.
Loved grandfather of Julie, Andrew and Sean great-grandfather of Brooklyn.
Dear brother of Mae Smitherman (late Jim) and Eunice Parrinder (late Wilbur), Gordon and his wife Helen (deceased), Doris (deceased), Art and his wife Barb (deceased).
Frank will be fondly remembered by several nieces and nephews and their families.
Visitation at Barnes Memorial Funeral Home, 5295 Thickson Rd. N. Whitby from 11:30 a.m. Saturday (December 10th) until time of Funeral Service in the Barnes Chapel Saturday at 12:30 p.m.
In memory of Frank, memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
Interment will follow the service at Salem Cemetery.
'They lost their goalie': Don Mills Flyers pay tribute to murder victim Roy Pejcinovski in emotional return to the ice - Toronto StarThursday, April 12, 2018
Flyers and Marlboros. (Vince Talotta / Toronto Star)Pejcinovski was a promising prospect in next year’s Ontario Hockey League draft. “We remember him as a teammate and friend,” West said, urging the boys to “sit together, support each other, and keep playing the game.” And they did, but with a twist. The two teams tossed their sticks into pile at centre ice — with no discernible divide between Flyers and Marlboros. Players picked sticks at random, shuffling them like a deck of cards into two new teams.They then peeled their rival jerseys and put on new ones, black or white with a capital “R,” for Roy, in burgundy. The colour in the boys’ socks — orange and black for the Flye...
Appeal ends, nearly $6000 raised - Sault StarThursday, April 12, 2018
Hunter Chamberlain and their son, Bentley, died last Tuesday. Their SUV, northbound on Highway 69 near Parry Sound, crossed the centre line and collided with a transport. The SUV caught fire. Ontario Provincial Police have not released the names of the deceased pending identification by Ontario Centre of Forensic Sciences. Whitehead's best friend, Rebecca Chapman, launched a GoFundMe appeal (https://www.gofundme.com/help-support-jodey-whitehead) on Friday to help Victoria's mother, Jodey Whitehead, pay for funeral costs. Her goal was $2,000. That target was exceeded by more than 50 per cent within 24 hours with $3,186 donated by 66 contributors by 10 a.m Saturday. By Sunday afternoon, the tally grew to $5,980 from 136 donors. In an update, Chapman thanked donors and said the appeal was finished. “As per request by the family, I will be closing donations and taking the funds to them,” she said. “They decided that this is an overwhelming, but very appreciated amount of support, and that they would like me to close the fund as we have reached nearly $6,000.”Many donors offered their condolences about the trio's death. “My heart goes out to anyone impacted by this tragedy,” said Danielle Heatley. “I can't imagine the pain of losing a child and grandchild,” said MaryClaire Wood in a post. “I pray you find the strength to deal with this terrible loss.“Thanks to everyone for their generosity,” said Jonathan White...
Brockville area joins in mourning - Brockville Recorder and TimesThursday, April 12, 2018
Humboldt later this week. https://t.co/DvpAsm2Ybw#HumboldtStrong#PutYourStickOut#XBRpic.twitter.com/h2EyHhQjrj
— City of Brockville (@BrockvilleON) April 9, 2018Organizations across Ontario were paying tribute to the victims of last week’s fatal bus crash.The bus carrying the junior hockey team to a playoff game collided with a semi truck in northeast Saskatchewan on Friday, killing 15 people and leaving 14 others injured.The fatalities included 10 young teammates, ranging in age from 15 to 21, and five team personnel. Like many people across the country, the Wilsons placed a hockey stick on their porch in what has become a universal tribute to the lost players.The book of condolences is the product of city staff’s collaboration with Brockville’s Irvine Funeral Home.The tragedy also hit close to home for Mike Galbraith, a funeral director at Irvine who helped coordinate the book of condolences.“As a hockey dad, as a parent, as a funeral director, I can appreciate the chaos that’s going on,” he said.“Sometimes, people need an outlet.”Signing a book of condolences is a small way of confronting the powerlessness one feels in the wake of such a tragedy, said Galbraith.“This one’s kind of near and dear to the heart,” he added.“If I had the means and the time, I would fly out there today on a plane and help them out.”The Brockville Braves plan on contributing one dollar from every ticket sold to Tuesday’s Game at the Memorial Centre to a crowdsourcing fund for the victims. Galbraith said another version of the book of condolences will be set up at the arena ahead of that game.“It will all be added to one and sent off at the end of the week,” he added.Some 30 people had signed the city hall book as of mid-afternoon Monday, as word of the tribute began slowly to spread.Some of the people signing came from out of town, including Prescott, Mallorytown, Delta and Kingston.All of the local signatures and messages will be conveyed to Humboldt city hall.Elsewhere locally, organizers of the Brockville Winter Classic Weekend used their Facebook account to post tributes to the Broncos and a link to the crowdsourcing page.Brockville Mayor David Henderson said the scope of the tragedy extends beyond the world of hockey.“I think it wa...