Morrisburg ON Obituaries and Funeral Related News
Cornwall funeral home faces hearing over alleged paperwork violations - Standard FreeholderSaturday, March 02, 2019
McArthur Bros. & MacNeil Funeral Home & Chapel in Cornwall and Parker Funeral Home in Morrisburg are in peril of being shut down because the owner and funeral director of both businesses, Bonnie Parker, may be stripped of her licence.Last month, the Bereavement Authority of Ontario (BAO) issued a notice saying it intends to revoke Parker's funeral director and funeral establishment operator licences because of "financial mismanagement and record keeping compliance and misconduct." Parker said she intends to vigorously dispute these allegations and has already launched an appeal to challenge them in front of a tribunal.Parker believes she will win the appeal and plans to continue operating normally until the situation is resolved one way or the other."I'm here to take people of people in their time of need. I feel that I am needed in this city," said Parker. "I love Cornwall. It's a world of possibilities here."The BAO is to the funeral industry what a college of physicians is to doctors, or a bar association is to lawyers. If Parker loses her licences, she would no longer be able to run the two funeral homes she owns, putting their futures in serious jeopardy.The organization's CEO and registrar, Carey Smith, could not go into the specific circumstances of any alleged rule violations that have led them to try...
Norman Sulpher - The Morrisburg LeaderWednesday, August 02, 2017
He spent time working at construction while attending high school. He spent time doing renovations and built a two-car garage with a workshop. Norms first management appointment was Morrisburg. He was transferred to Kingston where he opened a new branch at Bath and Gardiners Road. He went on to Bancroft, then the district office at the St. Laurent and Cyrville Branch in Ottawa.Norm was chosen to head the mortgage department for Eastern Ontario. Moving to head office in Toronto was not an option as he did not want to disrupt his family life. Therefore, he graciously declined the post and retired out of Chesterville, Ontario.Boating, fishing and reading were his favourites things to do. He enjoyed them so much, a cottage was purchased when Norm retired. Norm had many great qualities; a good sense of humour, a great smile, he was compassionate, loving, caring and a true friend. Travelling was a big part of his life. He visited many places in the sunny south. Concerts and shows were also a priority when traveling and one of his favourite destinations was Vegas.Norm had a happy life, however, after retirement there were many bumps in his road. He made the decision to donate his body to science; hoping maybe he could save a life.While in the Ottawa General Hospital, Norm had a pleasant surprise when his two daughters visited and brought treats.He was always surrounded by family and friends who loved and respected him.Norm will be missed, especially by his wife who he referred to as Care...
First Glens' Colonel Honoured - The Morrisburg LeaderThursday, November 17, 2016
Trust dedication ceremony for Colonel Darby Bergin included (l-r) SD&G Honourary Colonel Jim Brownell, Howard Kirkby, mayor Evonne Delegarde, Bill Shearing, Graham Houze, president of the Morrisburg Legion and Jacques Asselin.
In the presence of serving and retired members of the regiment he helped found, representatives of the Canadian Medical Corps, the First Nations, municipal and provincial politicians and dignitaries, Colonel Darby Bergin (1826-1896) was formally commemorated by the Ontario Heritage Trust.
The ceremony of dedication was held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016, at the Cornwall Armoury.
The Ontario Historic Trust Plaque, now in place at Precious Blood Parish Cemetery in Cornwall, recognizes Bergin as the founder of the present SD&G Highlanders, the founder of the Royal Canadian Medical Corps and as a man who gave freely and fully to his community and its people.
The nomination process is a lengthy one, demanding significant research and study by the applicants.
The application to recognize Col. Bergin was sponsored by the Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry Highlanders’ Regimental Foundation with support from the Alexandria-Cornwall Roman Catholic Diocese, area municipalities and historical societies.
Among those deeply...
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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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.
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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. (...