Oakville ON Obituaries and Funeral Related News
Former Oakville mayor Harry Barrett has died at the age of 93 - InsideHalton.comWednesday, March 27, 2019
In 1981, Barrett also helped establish the Old Oakville Heritage Conservation District.
For these achievements he was recognized with the 2016 Lieutenant Governor's Award from the National Trust for Canada.
His civic leadership and his role in preserving local shoreline was also recognized in 2012 with the creation of the Harry Barrett Waterfront Park System.
"I must share this with all those members of council, staff and the public who supported me on this. It wasn't a popular item at times," said Barrett during the park system's unveiling ceremony.
"We'd been to court, we'd been to the OMB (Ontario Municipal Board), but luckily we always won."
Barrett was a proud member of the Oakville Historical Society and the Oakville heritage committee.
The former mayor's exploits also include coming up with the phrase "Oakville is a city that calls itself a town and acts like a village."
His obituary pointed out that he entered this world at a residence on Trafalgar Road and left it a few...
Leo Neziol was devoted to his family, faith and business - Brantford ExpositorSaturday, March 02, 2019
Mr. Neziol's son, Bernard. "Dad was a salesman and a very good one while mom handled the details. "They worked hard and built the business into a success." The business expanded to include offices in Oakville, Ancaster and Mississauga. Mr. Neziol was an active member of St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church on Brant Avenue, an honorary member of the Knights of Columbus and a member of the Polish Mutual Benefit and Friendly Society. "People will always remember him as a gentleman who loved to sing and dance," Bernard said. "He worked hard and had a zest for life that was tied to his Polish roots. "At weddings and family gatherings, he was always on the dance floor." Mr. Neziol was the father of Nancy (Phil McColeman), Gerry (Victoria), Paul (Tracey), Bernard (Kim) and Peter (Elsa). He is also survived by many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Wednesday's funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph's, with interment to follow at St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery. Vball@postmedia.com twitter.com/EXPVBall Brantford Expositor 2019 ©
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Funeral held for 19-year-old Oakville shooting victim - InsideHalton.comSaturday, March 02, 2019
Funeral services have been held for a 19-year-old man who was shot and killed in Oakville on July 13.
Family and friends of Keegan Parkinson gathered at St. James Roman Catholic Church at 231 Morden Rd., on July 26 to say goodbye to a young man several are remembering for his quiet and gentle nature.
During the service, which was attended by more than 200 people, Father Joselito Orteja called on those present to not allow this violent loss to destroy them.
"My heartfelt sympathies to the grieving family. May the compassion of God keep you strong and help you in this moment of darkness," said Orteja.
I specifically remember our quality time in Killarney with family when one afternoon Keegan came out of his shy shell to paint with me at the kitchen table. My heart swells thinking of that special moment."
"It's very heavy. I know … but together hand-in-hand we will be able to overcome this with faith."
Keegan is survived by his father Stephan, mother Sabrina and ...
Obituary: ?George M. York, 83 - Woodbury, CT PatchSaturday, March 02, 2019
Jeffrey York and his wife Priyanka of Atlanta; and his granddaughter, Samantha York of Boston. He was predeceased by his brother, Bobby.A memorial service will be held at Gateway Bible Church in Oakville on Thursday, February 7th at 11 am. Visitation will be at Munson-Lovetere Funeral Home, Southbury, on Wednesday, February 6th from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Burial services will be held privately. Memorial contributions can be made to Gateway Bible Church, 500 Buckingham St, Oakville, CT 06779, the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation, or the charity of your choice.Get the Woodbury-Middlebury newsletterSubscribe
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Death Notices March 2018 - Port Dover Maple LeafThursday, April 12, 2018
Robert (Theresa) and several nieces and nephews and great niece and nephews. Predeceased by brother David (Lanie) and sister Robin (Toby). Special thank you to Dr. Daniel Sapir and the team at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, Renal Dialysis Unit and VON of Brantford. A Celebration of Life will be held at the Airport Community Hall, RR 4 Stn Main, Brantford, ON, N3T 5L7, on Saturday, March 17, 2018 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Kidney Foundation of Canada or Diabetes Foundation may be made on Scott’s behalf.Beverly DyetDYET, Beverly Bernice (nee Shewchuk) – Passed away at the Norfolk General Hospital, Simcoe on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 in her 84th year. Loving mother of John Dyet of Port Dover and Kim Dyet of Vancouver. Dear sister of Andrea Helm of Simcoe and the late Andy Shewchuk (2017). Beverly is also survived by many long time friends. She was a life member of the Port Dover Lioness Club. A private family graveside service will be held at a later date. The Jason Smith Funeral Chapel, 689 Norfolk St. North Simcoe entrusted with arrangements. Those wishing to donate in memory of Beverly are asked to consider the Norfolk General Hospital Foundation. Personal online condolences at www.smithfuneralchapel.com (519) 426-0199.Mona Weir-YoungsWEIR-YOUNGS, Mona Elizabeth of Port Dover. Passed away peacefully at home with her family by her side, March 5, 2018 in her 77th year. Loving wife of Ken Youngs. Treasured sister of Doris Greenland (Bob). Beloved aunt of Sandra Thornton and great nephew Benjamin Thornton. A special thanks to the nurses at LHIN for their fantastic care and services. Cremation has taken place, interment at a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to Thompson Waters Funeral Home (519-583-1530). For those wishing donations to Simcoe and District Humane Society would be greatly appreciated. Online donations and/or condolences can be made at www.thompsonwatersfuneralhome.caPublished March 21stBrian AugerAUGER, Brian – It is with great sadness we announce that Brian, beloved husband of Patricia for 61 years, dear father of Nigel and David, loving father-in-law to Jodi, and cherished Poppa of Austin and Aaron, passed away peacefully in his 84th year on March 12, 2018. He is predeceased by his sister Dorothy and will be missed by his nephew John and family in the U.K. Brian was an avid sailor enjoying both competitive and leisure sailing, and was also a talented woodworker and watercolour painter. He enjoyed a long and successful career as an architect based in Toronto. After retiring, Brian designed a custom retirement home and he and Patricia enjoyed 22 years of retirement in the lakeside community of Port Dover, Ontario. We wish to thank the nursing staff at Norfolk General Hospital and, a special thanks to Dr. Nagrani, for their compassion and caring. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Norfolk General Hospital Foundation http://www.ngh.on.ca/donating/ways-to-donate.html or a charity of your choice would be appreciated. A private cremation has taken place. A celebration of Brian’s life for family and friends is planned at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to the Ferris Funeral Home, 214 Norfolk St., S., Simcoe (519-426-1314). Online condolences may be made at www.ferrisfuneral.com.Ted DeckerDECKER, Theodore James – It is with heavy hearts the family announces the passing of Ted Decker. His seven-year battle with cancer ended on Friday, March 16, 2018 at the Windsor-Essex Hospice. Predeceased by his parents Carl and Rita. Left to mourn are his loving wife June (Sloat), brothers...
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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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. (...