Prescott ON Obituaries and Funeral Related News
Brockville area joins in mourning - Brockville Recorder and TimesThursday, April 12, 2018
Some 30 people had signed the city hall book as of mid-afternoon Monday, as word of the tribute began slowly to spread.Some of the people signing came from out of town, including Prescott, Mallorytown, Delta and Kingston.All of the local signatures and messages will be conveyed to Humboldt city hall.Elsewhere locally, organizers of the Brockville Winter Classic Weekend used their Facebook account to post tributes to the Broncos and a link to the crowdsourcing page.Brockville Mayor David Henderson said the scope of the tragedy extends beyond the world of hockey.“I think it was really that they were kids; they’re young kids,” said the mayor.“I think that’s what hits hard at most people.”(With files from Jonathon Brodie and Canadian Press) Let's block ads! (Why?)...
Notice: Jimmy “Vegas” Strader - The Morrisburg LeaderWednesday, July 05, 2017
At the Ottawa Heart Institute on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, Jimmy “Vegas” Strader of Prescott, age 77. Loving husband of Carol Strader (nee Reid). Loving father of Joey (Ann) of Brockville. Dear brother of Marie Trites (late Ora) of Brampton, Gordon (Nellie) of Glen Stewart, Patsy Thompson (late Johnny Scarbo) of Hainsville, Ron (Sandy) of Nova Scotia, Linda Buckland (Jay) of Florida, Judy Lingard (Alan) of Prescott, Steve (Barb) of Iroquois, Arnold (Lori) of Florida and Bobby (late Colleen) of Florida. Jimmy will be fondly remembered by his granddaughter Sydney. Predeceased by his parents Gilbert “Gib” and Lula Strader (nee Holmes), his sister Dawn Vandemheen and his brother Ricky Strader. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.Funeral Arrangements There will be no visitation or funeral service. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be gratefully acknowledged by the family. Online condolences may be made at marsdenmclaughlin.com.Let's block ads! (Why?)...
Rudolpho P. Irizarry - Burlington County TimesWednesday, July 05, 2017
Alice of 32 years, and his children, Michael, Will, Margie, Tito, and Peter; 14 grandchildren and two great grandchildren. He also leaves behind two step-children, Melody Bergen and William Prescott.Rudy had a full life. He retired from the U.S. Air Force Reserve after 38 years. His career started at Samsom AFB, Geneva, N.Y., then to Floyd Bennett Field, N.Y. and then to McGuire AFB, N.J. He started as a cook, trained over to become a loadmaster in the C-119C, then a loadmaster flight examiner in the C-141, C-141A and C-141B. He airdropped heavy equipment and was proud to say he airdropped a Sheridan Armored Vehicle with no casualties. He participated in the Santo Domingo crisis, The Cuban Crisis, Vietnam, Grenada, and was activated for an extended period for Operation Desert Storm. Rudy retired from the Air Force in 1992. In total, he served 38 years of active and reserve duty.Rudy was the chairman of the Pemberton Township Veterans Advisory Committee for over 11 years and was instrumental in the creation of the Pemberton Township Veterans Memorial Park.Rudy was a life member of the VFW, was the Historian of American Legion Eden Stanley Post 294 in Pemberton, and was a member of the Vietnam Veterans of America 899.Aside from his military life, he and Alice purchased and flew a hot air b...
Sports Briefs: Win for Nationals - Standard FreeholderThursday, January 19, 2017
Longueuil from the top spot. Longueuil fell to third, with the Brooks Bandits sliding into second place.
It was a rare CCHL 2 win for the Char-Lan Rebels, 5-2 at home against the Prescott Flyers.It was just the sixth victory of the season for the Rebs.Matthew Harrington’s second-period goal was the eventual winner, snapping a 2-2 tie. Hunter Duchesne, Ryan Vipond, Joseph Samson and Derek Lister also scored for Char-Lan, who went right back to the loss column in their next game, an 8-2 decision in Athens.Sam Ferland and Liam MacDonald scored against Athens.The Rebels are back in action on Thursday, visiting Casselman.• The Alexandria Glens scored a total of just two goals in two games, both losses.In Westport, the Glens lost 6-1 to the Rideaus. Alexandre Elie had the lone goal, with 1:09 left in regulation.At home, the Glens lost to the Ottawa Canadians. Josh Peladeau had the lone goal.• The Winchester Hawks lost to the worst team in the league, 4-1 to the Timberwolves in Renfrew.Franco Gagnon had the lone goal for the Hawks.Hosting Casselman, the Hawks lost 3-2 in a shootout. Gagnon and Christophe Lemay scored nine seconds apart in the third period to tie the game 2-2.Samuel Gosselin and Isaac Barr scored in regulation for the Vikings.
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Firefighters one hour late to blaze that destroyed Ontario home ... - National PostFriday, January 06, 2017
Quebec. The 911 dispatcher had no idea where Sincennes was trying to direct the ambulance. Luckily, no one was seriously injured.
“I’m not trying to say it happens often. But it happens.”
Prescott-Russell municipal fire chiefs are aware of the problem, said Aurèle Constantineau, deputy fire chief of Nation municipality. There are usually several complaints about misdirected calls every month, he said.
Although none of the mix-ups have resulted in a fatality, Constantineau worries about the possibility. A few minutes can mean the difference between life and death, he said.
On one occasion several years ago, a cellphone call about a fire in Limoges was picked up by Quebec 911 and rout...
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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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. (...