Beamsville ON Obituaries and Funeral Related News
Dr. Kenneth ChiversWednesday, August 02, 2017
Nandor (Chris) and their children Rachel and Keenan. To honour Ken's wishes, cremation and a private memorial gathering will take place at a later date. If desired, memorial contributions to the Beamsville & District Lions Club would be sincerely appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to STONEHOUSE-WHITCOMB FUNERAL HOME, GRIMSBY, 905-945-2755. www.smithsfh.com...
Gail KennedyTuesday, May 09, 2017
April 27, 2017 from 6-9 p.m., where the Funeral Service will take place on Friday, April 28, 2017 at 1 p.m. Interment to follow at Grimsby Mountain Cemetery. If desired, memorial contributions to Beamsville 4Paw Rescue or West Lincoln Memorial Hospital Foundation would be sincerely appreciated by the family.
Joan CrookesFriday, March 17, 2017
CROOKES, Joan (nee Biddulph)
Passed away peacefully at Albright Manor, Beamsville on Thursday, March 2, 2017 in her 96th year. Beloved wife of the late Harry Crookes (1991). Sister of Peter (Cathy) of England. Pre deceased by brothers Bill, Len, Jeff and Arthur. Loving mother of Angela Rankin of Grimsby, Eileen Adamowich of St. Catharines, Bruce (Pat) of London, Eugene (Cathy) of London, Harry (Margaret) of Hamilton and Michael Sr. of England. Cherished grandmother of Shannon, Erica, Todd(Phil), Erin(Matt), Andrea(Rick), Melissa(Gov), Tara(Mike), Geoff (Nancy) and Michael Jr. of Ireland. Great grandmother of Lauren, Harrison, Isla, Emma J and Keegan. A private family interment to take place at Niagara Lakeshore Cemetery, Niagara-on-the-Lake at a later date.
Donations can be made to the Canadian World Wildlife Fund.
Keith ButtonThursday, January 19, 2017
Robert and Esther Button. Keith will be sadly missed by his sister Janet Robin Button. Keith as a teenager was a cross country runner, long distance cyclist and helped his parents with their Beamsville Furniture Store. Keith was elected President of the Resident's Council at Hamilton Chedoke Continuing Care Centre and more recently at Shalom Village. Thanks to the care given by Dr. Oliver and all of the staff at Shalom Village, Keith lived his life to the fullest. Cremation has taken place. A Service of Remembrance will take place at Shalom Village, 70 Macklin Street North, Hamilton in the Ruth Sherman Centre, on Thursday, January 19, 2017, at 11 a.m. If desired, memorial contributions to Shalom Village would be sincerely appreciated by the family.
David MorleyWednesday, November 30, 2016
Don and sister Donna Leach. Private cremation has taken place. A celebration of Dave's life will be held on Friday, December 2, 2016, from 2 - 6 p.m. at the Royal Canadian Legion, 5545 King Street, Beamsville. Special thanks to the palliative team, Dr. D. Weatherdon and the exceptional staff of C ward at the West Lincoln Memorial Hospital for all the love and care they provided. If desired, memorial contributions to the Canadian Cancer Society would be sincerely appreciated by the family.
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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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.
Bill Grimshaw /
The Canadian Press
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. (...
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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