Orangeville ON Obituaries and Funeral Related News
Mother charged in Grand River death of toddler had drugs, alcohol in her system, court docs show - CTV NewsWednesday, March 27, 2019
Grand River last year, according to court documents.
The 35-year-old woman and her son were driving on 10th Line in Amaranth Township, near Orangeville, in the early morning hours of Feb. 21 when they drove past orange pylons and a road closure sign.
The minivan became struck and ended up in the river.
As she tried to free Kaden from his car seat, Ontario Provincial Police said the little boy and his mother were swept into the raging current. She was able to hold on to her son briefly, but soon lost her grip.
Emergency crews later rescued the mother along the banks of the river. The toddler's body was found after a two-month search by police, family and volunteers. An autopsy later confirmed Kaden died from drowning.
Michelle Hanson was charged with impaired driving causing death, dangerous driving causing death, and criminal negligence causing death in October.
While the criminal case is ongoing, documents from a child custody decision between Hanson and Kaden's father, Cam Young, has shed more light on the investigation
The documents indicate that Ontario Superior Court judge Erika Chozik reviewed information from the Dufferin Child and Family Services (DCAFS) as part of her decision. The information, contained in a letter, refers to toxicology tests OPP conducted on Hanson the night the van plunged into the river.
In her decision, Chozik made it clear that she never personally reviewed the toxicology tests herself.
According to the letter from DCAFS, OPP toxicology screens showed that Hanson allegedly tested positive for ...
Caledon man charged with murder in death of Thornhill teen - CityNewsSaturday, March 02, 2019
The victim has been identified as Tyler Swartz of Thornhill.
Jonathan Weir of Caledon, who was taken into custody shortly after the discovery of Swartz’s body, appeared in court in Orangeville on Friday and was formally charged with first-degree murder.
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Community mourns loss of 3-year-old Kaden Young at public funeral in Orangeville - Global NewsSaturday, March 02, 2019
Hundreds of mourners grieved together on Saturday in Orangeville while commemorating the life of three-year-old Kaden Young.Community members held each other while wiping away tears following the service at the Compass Community Church.
OPP identify body found in Grand River as 3-year-old Kaden Young
“It's heartbreaking to lose somebody so young,” said community member Kaitlyn Prendergast-Kitchener.“It's very tragic and it's very hard on the people in the community as well as the families and the effort that went into searching for Kaden.”
Kaden’s body was found on April 24 after hundreds of officials and community members searched for two months. He was swept into the water when the van his mother was driving was pulled into a flooded Grand River just west of Orangeville on Feb. 21.Ontario Provincial Police said Kaden’s body was found by a fisherman in Belwood — 13 kilometres from where he went missing. Story continu...
Wayne R. Olsen - Emery County ProgressThursday, December 14, 2017
Orangeville – Wayne R. Olsen, age 62, passed away Dec. 6, 2017 in Salt Lake City, Utah surrounded by his loving wife and children after a short battle with cancer. He was born June 13, 1955 in Price, Utah to Royce and Lorene Van Buren Olsen. He married his high school sweetheart, Kelly Ann Jones. They were sealed in the Manti Temple on Aug. 9, 1975.Wayne grew up in Orangeville, Utah, built his home on his grandpa's farm, and raised his family there. He graduated from Emery High School and attended Utah Valley Technical College. He was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints where he served in many leadership capacities, but his heart was always with the youth. He had the ability to inspire many young men to achieve their highest rank in Scouting, to serve missions, and to be their best self.His professional career started with UP&L in 1975 as a meter reader. He then moved to the power plants and held many positions before eventually becoming an Operation...
Canadian man killed while on vacation in Trinidad and Tobago - Toronto StarThursday, December 14, 2017
By Chris HallidayOrangeville BannerMon., Dec. 4, 2017A Shelburne, Ont. firefighter has arrived in Trinidad and Tobago to support his mother after his father was killed while vacationing there.Global Affairs Canada confirmed a Canadian man was killed in Trinidad ?and Tobago on Sunday. Further details about the victim or how he died have not been released.The Orangeville Banner learned the son of the deceased is a two-year member of the Shelburne Fire Department. The firefighter boarded a plane on Friday to support his mother and family in Trinidad.“Our whole department is deeply saddened,” Shelburne Fire Chief Brad Lemaich posted on Twitter Sunday night.Media reports from Trinidad indicate the man was found dead in the streets of Ste. Madeleine Friday morning. The Trinidad Express reported that police said the Canadian man’s body bore marks of violence.Article Continued Below“Global Affairs Canada sends its deepest condolences to the family and friends of the Canadian killed in Trinidad and Tobago,” Glo...
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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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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