Uxbridge ON Obituaries and Funeral Related News
Reta GrandyWednesday, August 02, 2017
Passed away at Uxbridge Cottage Hospital on Thursday July 27th, 2017 at the age of 77.
Predeceased by her husband Douglas Grandy (1994)
Dear mother of Helen Beenen and her husband Rob of Cannington, Lori Fox and her husband Chris of Port Perry and Doug Grandy and fiancé Julie Blais of Oshawa.
Grandmother of Josh (Chad), Adam (Jennifer), Jennifer (Mike) and Sandra (Adrian), James and Erin. Great grandmother of Nate and Sophie.
Fondly remembered by her brother and sisters as well as their families.
Reta will be buried beside her husband at Groveside Cemetery where graveside service will be held on Saturday July 29th at 11:00 a.m.
In memory of Reta, memorial donations to Markham Stouffville Hospital Foundation would be appreciated.
Ida R. Manion, 87, of Hudson - Community AdvocateFriday, April 21, 2017
Framingham and Marlborough before moving to Hudson in 2006. Her husband of 47 years, William E. Manion Jr., passed away in 1995.She leaves her daughter, Patricia Formalarie and her husband Stephen of Uxbridge, and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sister, Anne Smith, and her brother, Joseph Muise.Ida was an executive secretary for GTE, formerly Sylvania, in Waltham for over 15 years before retiring. She was a member of the Happy Wanderer’s Travel Club of Marlborough and loved to travel with her family and friends on many cruises.Calling hours will be held Monday, April 24, from 5-8 p.m., in the Tighe Hamilton Funeral Home, 50 Central St., Hudson. Funeral services for Ida will be held Tuesday, April 25 from the funeral home, with a 9 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Michael’s Church, 21 Manning St., Hudson. Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery in Marlborough.Short URL: http://www.communityadvocate.com/?p=86053Let's block ads! (Why?)...
Oshawa public school board trustee Larry Jacula dies - durhamregion.comTuesday, April 04, 2017
Oshawa that he represented so passionately and effectively."Barrett said the Durham school board is reeling after Jacula's loss which comes less than a month after the death of Uxbridge trustee Elinor Hansen who died on March 7 while undergoing cancer treatment.Both Barrett and Jacula represented Oshawa residents and Barrett said he was a good a friend."I didn't see Larry as just a colleague, he was my rock," explained the board chair, adding that Jacula was very visible in the community attending events and visiting schools. "I never had a problem walking in Larry's shadow because he cast a large shadow and there was comfort in that."He describes Jacula as a peacemaker who, as a retired teacher, always kept his focus on the children taught by the Durham school board."He always attempted to build bridges, even when angered, even when insulted he was always the first person to reach out a hand," said Barrett.
Jacula was also well known in the community for serving as the voice of the Oshawa Generals making announcements during games for 24 years until 2007.
He was a community volunteer serving as the chair of the board for the Centennial-Albert United Church and also volunteered in the past with Scouts Canada, City of Oshawa committees and served on the Oshawa Sports Hall of Fame selection committee.
John Hogg said he has known Jacula for 35 to 40 years. They were both teachers at the same time, though not at the same school, and then later served together on the hall of fame committee.He will remember Jacula for his sense of humour."Larry is one of those guys that enjoyed life, he used to do standup comedy sometimes at various places," he explained.He said Jacula will be remembered by the Oshawa sports community. He points out Jacula was a long-time Generals season ticket holder and was at a game just over two weeks ago.
"He had a long career and he was very interested in the sports scene in Oshawa and a strong supporter of the Oshawa Generals right until the end," he said.
Online, condolences included former students who called him a "fantastic teacher."
Jacula is survived by his wife of 50 years, Linda, and children Mark and Michael.
"He will be sorely missed on a personal level, on a board level, on a family level," said Barrett. "He was very tight with his family so my heart breaks for them all."
Let's block ads! (Why?)...
In Brief: Lakefield Chiefs open PJHL Orr Division championship series Friday against Clarington Eagles - Peterborough ExaminerThursday, March 09, 2017
Clarington won the semifinal series 4-2 after a 5-1 win on Tuesday in Game 6 and a 2-1 win on Sunday in Game 5. Lakefield advanced to the finals by ousting the Uxbridge Bruins.Game 1 of the finals will be at 7:25 p.m. Friday at the Lakefield-Smith Community Centre, while Game 2 will likely be Sunday in Clarington. Game 3 is March 14 at 7:25 p.m. in Lakefield. The rest of the schedule is still to be determined.Juveniles in OMHA finalsThe Ennimore Robert Young Construction Juvenile Eagles advanced to the OMHA AAA Championships after beating the Whitby Wildcats in three games straight. The Ennismore Juveniles will face Ajax for the championships.Game 1 is Friday at 7:30 p.m. at the Ennismore Community Centre, Game 2 March 18 at 6:30 p.m. in Ajax, Game 3 March 19 at 5 p.m. in Ennismore, Game 4 March 24 at 8:30 p.m. in Ajax, Game 5 March 25 at 7 p.m. in Ennismore and Game 6 March 26 at 5:30 p.m. in Ajax.Minor Atom AAA Petes lose to Quinte Red DevilsThe Peterborough Russelle Chiropractic and Canadian Hockey Enterprises Minor Atom AAA Petes dropped a 4-1 decision to the Quinte Red Devils on Sunday in Deseronto.Ben Bowen scored the lone Petes goal with assists going to Owen Fitzgerald and Graydon Jones.Lewis Brocklehurst took the loss in net for the Petes.Bidgood Memorial Hockey Day Saturday in NorwoodNORWOOD -- The second annual Bidgood Memorial Hockey Day runs Saturday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Asphodel-Norwood Community Centre in Norwood.This tournament honours James Bidgood, a father of three who died Feb. 19, 2015 after his snowmobile w...
Abbotsford reeling after 'random' school stabbing kills 13-year-old girl - The Globe and MailTuesday, December 27, 2016
Abbotsford Senior Secondary,” he said in a tweet. “My thoughts are with the entire school community.”Other school killings in Canada:La Loche, Sask. On Jan. 22, 2016, teacher Adam Wood, 35, of Uxbridge, Ont., and teacher’s aide Marie Janvier are fatally shot at a school in the northern community when a 17-year-old boy opens fire, also wounding seven others. He earlier had killed two teenage brothers at a nearby house and recently pleaded guilty to several counts of murder and attempted murder. It is not yet known if he will be sentenced as a youth or an adult.Winnipeg: On June 2, 2015, 17-year-old Brett Bourne is fatally stabbed after a confrontation at Kelvin High School. Another 17-year-old is charged with second-degree murder.Toronto: On Sept. 23, 2014, 19-year-old Hamid Aminzada is fatally stabbed while trying to break up a fight at North Albion Collegiate. A 17-year-old youth is later charged with second-degree murder.Les Racines de vie Montessori, Gatineau, Que.: On April 5, 2013, two men die during a shooting at the school’s daycare. The shooter is identified as Robert Charron. Thirty-eight-year-old Neil Galliou is killed before Charron takes his own life. Charron told staff to take the 53 children to safety before he opened fire.W.C. Jeffreys Collegiate Institute, Toronto: On May, 23, 2007, 15-year-old Jordan Manners is found in a hallway with single gunshot wound to the chest. He later dies in hospital. Two teens were charged with first-degree-murder and were later acquitted.Dawson College, Laval, Que: On Sept. 13, 2006, 18-year-old Anastasia De Sousa is killed and 20 others hurt when gunman Kimveer Gill, 25, opens fire with a semi-automatic weapon. Gill is killed in a police gunfight.W.R. Myers High: Taber, Alta.: On April 28, 1999, a 14-year-old Grade 9 students shoots three students, killing 17-year-old Jason Lang before he is arrested. The shooting...
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.
Let's block ads! (Why?)...
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.
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. (...
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.
Let's block ads! (Why?)...