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Leamington driver in Kingsville crash dies - Windsor Star

Saturday, March 02, 2019

Affleck of Leamington. Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home / Windsor Star Affleck is being remembered as a longtime exhibitor of poultry at local fairs in Essex County. He was a director on the Harrow Fair and the Leamington Fair boards and was a member of the Southern Ontario Feather Fancier Association poultry club.Visitation was Wednesday and a funeral service is set for Thursday. Those sharing condolences are invited to make memorial donations in Affleck's name to the Harrow Fair.The driver and passenger of the other vehicle both suffered serious injuries in the collision.Road 3 West at McCain Side Road is an unlighted intersection northwest of Kingsville. Road 3 West has the right of way. There are stop signs on McCain Side Road as well as a large ditch on the east side of the intersection.An investigation into the crash is ongoing. The OPP continue to seek witnesses to the incident. Anyone who saw what happened is encouraged to call 519-733-2345.Anonymous tips can be shared via Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or www.catchcrooks.com.Related DNA evidence leads to arrest in 2016 Windsor jewelry theft Steve Martin and Martin Short offer an evening to forget at... Let's block ads! (Why?)...
https://windsorstar.com/news/local-news/driver-in-crash-near-kingsville-dies

Jaden Sha'tekarihonni Barnes-Sharrow, 21, of Akwesasne and Cornwall - WWNY TV 7

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Jaden Sha’tekarihonni Barnes-Sharrow was born into this world on January 6, 1997 in Cornwall, Ontario, arriving earlier than expected. Her parents, Meghan Barnes and Arthur Sharrow fell in love with her instantly and quickly learned that their little girl would do things her way.She grew up happily in Akwesasne and Cornwall, with a strong connection to the family homestead on Kawehno:ke. She attended Ahkwesahsne Mohawk Board of Education schools and graduated in 2015 from Cornwall Collegiate Vocational School. She was an excellent and polite student and was active in community sports and activities. Jaden had a creative mind and her parents knew from the start they had an artist on their hands. She was able to see the beauty in all things. As she grew, so did her curiosity for life. She wanted to experience it in every way possible. She recently had been participating in an au-pair program in Torino, Italy with a family she quickly came to love.Jaden loved volleyball and proudly played for the Akwesasne Soaring Eag...
http://www.wwnytv.com/story/37905808/jaden-shatekarihonni-barnes-sharrow-21-of-akwesasne-and-cornwall

Brothers in arms: Ron and Ryan Anderson both survived tours in Afghanistan — but not PTSD - CBC.ca

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Ron and Ryan Anderson's friends.(CBC)The scenes from that ceremony stuck with Ryan, according to Williams."It touched his heart. Another friend that's not going to get to go home."A harrowing weekTwo months later, on June 13, 2007, Ron was in the Afghan desert when his heart started pounding. He was sweating heavily and his body was vibrating.Ron went to the medic, and the doctor knew exactly what was happening. It was the soldier's first panic attack, and the first sign that something was very wrong."It was just after my buddies got blown up," a href="http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-b...
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/anderson-brothers-ptsd-1.4589733

Four GoFundMe pages set up for family of Ajax murder victims - Toronto Star

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Four GoFundMe accounts are actively raising funds for an Ajax family, in the wake of a harrowing triple-homicide on Wednesday that took the lives of 39-year-old Krassimira Pejcinovski, her 13-year-old daughter Venallia and her 15-year-old son Roy. Police say the family was killed by Cory Fenn — who they believe was in a relationship with Krassimira. He was not the children’s father. Their father is now caring for his sole surviving child, a daughter named Victoria who was out of the house when the attack happened. The largest fundraising page, called the Pejcinovski Family Relief, was set up by Daytona Moyes to cover expenses related to the victims. “The remaining proceeds will cover therapies for the remaining family, a leave of absence for the father since he will not be returning to work for quite awhile, and hopefully tuition for the daughter,” their page description reads. As of Friday at 2:51 p.m, the campaign had amassed $52,037 of its $100,000 goal. Below, messages of support have amassed from friends and strangers alike.“Dear Victoria, it is with a heavy heart t...

Natalie Portman on becoming Jackie O: 'Don't call her tragic' - Orillia Packet & Times

Wednesday, December 07, 2016

What is it like holding your husband’s exploded head on your lap? For seven minutes trying to get to the hospital? “So we filmed that and it was harrowing. Who can even imagine it? It’s awful, the worst possible thing that could ever happen. And it was like the coldest day when we shot it. We were on this highway that they had closed down so we could go in this open car, and the poor actor who was playing Clint the security guy was harnessed to the speeding car (ex-Secret Service agent Clint Hill remains the only living member of the motorcade). So it was physically difficult and emotionally unimaginable.” Smoothing out the rough patches was the fact that many cast-members were personal friends of Portman’s – including Greta Gerwig, who plays Jackie’s social secretary Nancy Tuckerman, Peter Sarsgaard, who is Robert Kennedy Jr. and John Hurt who was cast as an unnamed Kennedy family priest. “All the actors are people I’ve know for a long time,” Portman says. “I’d worked with Peter before (in Garden State). I worked with Greta before (in the romantic comedy No Strings Attached). John Hurt. Billy (Crudup) I’d known for a really long time even though we’d never worked together. “In terms of what it brings, I thought that was helpful because they were largely playing people who were close to her. “And Greta’s actually my friend. So there’s a difference when she hugs me to console me. Having your girlfriend hold you is different than somewhat you just met. It allows for a certain level of intimacy. So we already had this rapport. We didn’t have to start from scratch.” Jackie opens in select cities Friday, Dec. 9. It will expand to other cities next month. STARS WHO HAVE PLAYED JACKIE KENNEDY A glamorous, iconic First Lady, whose private life was an endless guessing game. It’s practically a blank slate for an actress, which is why so many have taken on the role of Jackie Kennedy. As we await the release of Jackie, with Natalie Portman playing the just-widowed First Lady in the days after Dallas, here are others who’ve gone full Bouvier-Kennedy-Onassis. JACQUELINE BISSET – TWICE: Okay, in the 1978 movie The Greek Tycoon, she played someone named Liz Cassidy, who was a glam, widowed former First Lady who marries a, um, Greek Tycoon. So yeah, complete fiction. She played Jackie again, by name this time, in the 2003 Fox TV movie America’s Prince: The John F. Kennedy Jr. Story. JACLYN SMITH: Clearly, when playing Jacqueline, it helps to be named Jacqueline/Jaclyn. The ex-Charlie’s Angel served notice she was more than just a pretty crime-solving face by starring in 1981’s TV movie Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy, earning a Golden Globe nom. KATIE HOLMES: The ex-Mrs. Cruise found herself in the center of controversy playing Jackie (opposite Greg Kinnear as JFK) in a 2011 mini-series that was excoriated before it even filmed (based on leaked scripts). It was dropped by the U.S. History Channel (though it aired on History Canada). Despite all that, Holmes is reprising the role in a sequ...
http://www.orilliapacket.com/2016/12/02/natalie-portman-on-becoming-jackie-o-dont-call-her-tragic

Cecile J. Briggs - WatertownDailyTimes.com

Wednesday, 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. Let's block ads! (Why?)...
https://www.watertowndailytimes.com/obit/cecile-j-briggs-20190316

Clark Davey, 1928-2019: 'The true journalist of journalists' - Ottawa Citizen

Wednesday, 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. (...
https://ottawacitizen.com/news/local-news/clark-davey-1928-2019-the-true-journalist-of-journalists

BRIAN DAVID MUEHLMAN - Burlington County Times

Wednesday, 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. Let's block ads! (Why?)...
https://www.burlingtoncountytimes.com/obituaries/20190319/brian-david-muehlman