Woodbridge ON Obituaries and Funeral Related News
Hundreds of Hells Angels expected for murdered biker’s Woodbridge funeral as police search for suspect with lengthy record - Toronto StarWednesday, March 27, 2019
The funeral of Deabaitua-Schulde, a father of two, is set for Saturday, March 23 at the Vescio Funeral Home in Woodbridge, according to the funeral home’s website. A GoFundMe page has also been set up in Deabaitua-Schulde’s name.“God called Michael on Monday March 11, 2019, at the age of 32,” his online obituary begins. “He will be forever missed by his loving spouse, Ashley and his children … He will be held dear in the hearts of his family, relatives, and many friends.”Article Continued BelowAs his funeral is being planned, police continue to hunt for Montreal fugitive Joseph Pallotta, 38.Deabaitua-Schulde was shot dead shortly before noon on Monday outside a gym in Mississauga at 700 Dundas St. E., near Cawthra Road.Peel Regional Police chief Chris McCord said that Deabaitua-Schulde was the victim of a targeted attack.Pallotta is considered armed and dangerous.Peel Regional Police announced on Thursday that they have arrested two Montreal men and that Pallotta is their third suspect.None of the three suspects are members of biker gangs but they are linked to organized crime, Peel Regional Police acting Supt. Martin Ottaway said at a press conference on Thursday.Marckens Vilme, 28, of Montreal was also charged with first-degree murder for Deabaitua-Schulde’s death, Peel Regional police announced on Thursday.Article Continued BelowVilme has a lengthy criminal record that shows a long-standing association with a Montreal street gang called the Ruffriders, and connections to Quebec Hells Angels.The Ruffriders are considered by police to be associated with a larger Montreal street gang called les bleus, who in turn are close to the Quebec Hells Angels.Vilme’s record includes convictions for violence and drug trafficking in Pierrefonds and in the west part of Montreal island.Vilme...
Dozens of bikers attend funeral for Hells Angels member gunned down in Peel - Yahoo News CanadaWednesday, March 27, 2019
Motorcycle club members from across Ontario and as far away as Quebec and British Columbia attended a service for Michael Deabaitua-Schulde at the Vescio Funeral Home in Woodbridge.Deabaitua-Schulde, 32, was described by police as a "well-entrenched" member of the notorious motorcycle gang's Niagara chapter. He was gunned down in the parking lot of HUF Boxing Gym on March 11, in what investigators called a targeted hit.Police have arrested four men from Montreal in connection with the daylight slaying.View photosPaul Smith/CBCMoreMany Hells Angels, along with members of allied outlaw motorcycle clubs - commonly called "support clubs" - were seen milling about outside the funeral home before the service began. There was also a heavy police presence, with officers from the OPP and York keeping a close eye on those in attendance.Funerals for club members often offer police a rare opportunity to keep tabs on the who's who of the biker underworld.The Hells Angels have hundreds of members in Canada. The gang first moved into Ontario in 2000, after they emerged victorious in a bloody biker war in Quebec fought against the Rock Machine MC.View photosPaul Smith/CBCspan data-...
'Kind nature and gentle soul': Teen killed in Vaughan crash mourned - Toronto SunSaturday, March 02, 2019
Angelo and Nadia Zeno, and two younger brothers, David and Eric, as well as extended family.
The scene of the crash at King/Vaughan Rd between Mill Rd and Kipling Ave in Woodbridge.
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"Forever in our hearts, we love you," the family wrote."His kind nature and gentle soul touched all that he knew. His humour was infectious and his presence was embraced."A visitation will be at the Ward Funeral Home, located at 4671 Hwy. 7 in Woodbridge on Sunday and Monday between 2 to 4 p.m and 7 to 9 p.m.The funeral will take place next Tuesday at 10 a.m. at St. Padre Pio Church, 5500 Major Mackenzie Dr. in Kleinburg.
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Man killed in Woodbridge shooting had family ties to organized crime - Toronto StarSaturday, March 02, 2019
Police have not yet released any suspect information in the murders of Cosimo Ernesto Commisso, 33, of Woodbridge and Chantelle Almedia, 26, of Toronto.Commisso was related to Cosimo (The Quail) Commisso of Siderno, Italy, considered by police there to be an ‘Ndrangheta organized crime boss.A Star investigation last year found some of his Canadian relatives had clashed with an aggressive young computer-friendly newcomers from B.C. and Quebec allied to a gang called The Wolfpack Alliance. A neighbour who would identify himself only as Tom described the residents of the home as “very good people, very nice people, very hardworking people.”“They work hard, these people,” Tom said. “They’re always at the restaurant working,”Tom said that the business at one of the restaurants has suffered since someone shot up the restaurant at Christmastime.A Star investigation reported that there were two credible death threats against other men in the Commisso family in York Region last year, and that the men declined police protection from York Region police.The threats came as enemies from a group called the Wolfpack Alliance had aligned itself with enemies of the GTA ‘Ndrangheta, the Star investigation found.The killer on Friday morning was apparently waiting for the couple to arrive in a white Mazda SUV.Almedia&...
Deaths in Central Florida: 4/1 - Orlando SentinelThursday, April 12, 2018
Joey in 1998 also four brothers, John, Jimmy, Alex and Joe, two sisters Mary Shea, and Julia Voigt. He is survived by his daughter Suzanne Tozer of Orlando, Fl., one brother Frank of Woodbridge, N.J., two sisters Elizabeth Szakacs of South Bend, In., and Ann Rosani of North Brunswick, N.J. Bill worked for Industrial Equipment & Engineering Co. for 13 years. He also worked as liquor store manager at Kash N Karry on Valencia College Lane; Bill also worked for United States Steel Corp. for 18 years in the coal mining division. Bill was a veteran of the US Army, serving in Vietnam. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 10:00 AM at St.’s Peter & Paul Catholic Church 5300 Old Howell Branch Rd. Winter Park, Fl., 32792. Inurnment will be at Woodlawn Cemetery in Bluewell, West Virginia with no services. Contributions to the American Heart Association would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted toCollison Family Funeral Home & Crematory Winter Park, Florida (407) 678-4500 Bradley Laurel, 89, of Winter Park, died Thursday, March 29, 2018. Baldwin Brothers, Winter Park. 407-622-0000Lipinski Stephen, 57, of Orlando, died Thursday, March 29, 2018. Baldwin Brothers, Orlando. 407-851-1983Monroe William Elmer, 80, of Orlando, died Monday, March 26, 2018. Neptune Society, Altamonte Springs. 407 291-0913Roman Virginia, 85, of Orlando, died Sunday, March 25, 2018. Baldwin Brothers, Orlando. 407-851-1983Pichardo Juan Antonio, 63, of Orlando, died Wednesday, March 28, 2018. Good Life Funeral Home & Cremation, Orlando. 407-373-0033 www.goodlifefuneralhome.comMiller Elouise, 90, of Orlando, died Tuesday, March 27, 2018. Postell’s Mortuary, Pine Hills, Orlando.Bradshaw Donna Jean Bradshaw of Swansea, SC went home to Jesus Sat, Feb 17, 2018. She leaves behind a husband of 47 yrs, Charlie Bradshaw, daughters Lorri (Andy) White, Wendy (Tim) Sousa, Shelley (Joel) Ivey & Caren (John Mitchell) Bradshaw, 13 grand, 2 great-grands, sister Bunny (Calvin) Osteen & countless family & friends. Raised in MD, she moved to FL in 1980 then settled in Swansea in 2010. She was a CNA then a school bus driver in Orlando for 16 yrs then after retiring caring for her elderly mother. Donna was known for her vibrant, friendly, caring spirit & never knew a stranger. She peacefully passed surrounded by family at home. A memorial service will be held @ Calvary Baptist, 631 S Dillard St, Winter Garden, FL 34787 on Sat, April 7, 2018 @ 12:00pm. Logvin Mary Penninger, 91, of Orlando, died Thursday, March 29, 2018. Baldwin Fairchild Conway Chapel, Orlando. (407) 277-6700Appleman Charles Burr Appleman, 94, passed away peacefully on March 26, 2018. He was born in Benton, PA to the late John Burr Appleman and Ethel Lunger Appleman. He was predeceased by his sister Betsy Appleman, brother Martin Appleman and sister-in-law Jerrie Hartman Appleman. Charlie is survived by his brother Robert (Agnes) Appleman; three daughters, Cynthia; Deborah (Bill) Adams; and Joyce (Jim) Wortham; granddaughters, Michelle (Mike) Perry; Julie (Carter) Morris; great-grandchildren, Keely, Laney, Rex, Lily, Kyndall, Wyatt, and numerous nieces and nephews.Charlie graduated from Penn State University with a degree in Electrical Engineering and began his career as a research engineer in the electronics field of the U.S. Naval Mine Warfare Research Department. Charlie joined the General Electric Company in 1955 and p...
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. (...