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ONTARIO - West Toronto - Ridley Funeral Home Obituaries 2002 - 6

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Saturday, 21 March 2009, at 1:10 a.m.

Ronald David Howell
Suddenly on Wednesday, November 6, 2002 in his 43rd year, Ron, late of Brampton, loving son of Garry and Angeline Howell of British Columbia. Dear brother of Cheryl. Sadly missed by his grandfather Alex and his niece Chantelle. Also sadly missed by Shelley and her son Shane and Sandy, Ron (Dugie), Mike, Vince, Joe and many other friends and family. Friends will be received at the Ridley Funeral Home, 3080 Lakeshore Blvd. W. (between Islington and Kipling Aves., at 14th St., 416-259-3705) on Monday from 12 noon until time of service in the chapel at 2 p.m. Cremation. If desired, donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

Henry Szarota
On Thursday, November 7, 2002 in Buffalo, N.Y. in his 65th year, much loved husband of Sylvia. Dear loving father to Henry John and his wife Margaret of Mississauga, Eileen Zuraw and her husband Janusz of Mississauga and Christine Mallon and her husband David of Etobicoke. Loving grandfather to Edward, John, Katherine, Patricia, Allison, Daniel, Lucas and Christian. Dear brother to Wacek , his wife Stefka and family of Brazil, Walerian and family of Toronto, Janina Townsend and family of Brazil, Stella Wolostchak , husband Joe and family of Toronto and the late Bronek and Tadek. Also sadly missed by his many nieces, nephews many other family and friends. Henry loved life and adored his family. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Friends will be received at the Ridley Funeral Home, 3080 Lakeshore Blvd. W. (between Islington and Kipling Aves., at 14th St., 416-259-3705) on Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday from 2 to 4 & 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Mass Thursday 10:30 a.m. from St. Teresa’s Catholic Church (Tenth St.). Cremation. Donations to the Salvation Army would be appreciated by the family.

Margaret ''Maggie'' Gutt
Suddenly on Sunday, November 10, 2002 in her 71st year. Beloved wife of the late Steve Gutt. Loving mother of Erica and her husband Dave Rusk, John and his wife Christine and Anthony and his wife Maureen. ''Cottage grandma'' will be sadly missed by her grandchildren Nicholas and Krista. Christopher, Matthew and Katherine will miss their cottage loving grandma. She is survived by family in Germany. Friends will be received at the Ridley Funeral Home, 3080 Lakeshore Blvd. W. (between Islington and Kipling Aves., at 14th St., 416-259-3705) on Wednesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. A Service will be held in the Chapel on Thursday at 1 p.m. Interment Springcreek Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

Adele Pawlowski
Peacefully at the Trillium Health Centre-Mississauga on Wednesday, November 13, 2002, beloved wife of the late Henry Pawlowski. Loving mother to Vicki, Donna, Susan, Karen, Marianne, sons-in-law Brian, Jorge and Bernie. Dear grandmother of Allicia, Sarah, Aaron Brendan, Katherine, Alejandro, Emilio, Max and Sam. Sadly missed by her siblings and their spouses, Edward and Jennie, John and Veronica, Mary and Howard, Jessie and Sophie, Albert and Emily and loving nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the Ridley Funeral Home, 3080 Lakeshore Blvd. W. (between Islington and Kipling Aves., at 14th St., 416-259-3705) on Saturday and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral mass will take place on Monday 11:30 a.m. from St. Ambrose Catholic Church (782 Browns Line). Interment Springcreek Cemetery. If desired, donations may be made to the W. Reymont Foundation, Attn: Walter and Anna Flis Scholarship Fund or the Metropolitan Toronto Police Association Widows and Orphans Fund.

Gregory Richard Purchase
Beloved husband of Dorothy Kristjanson Purchase, father of Caroline, Geoffrey, and Catherine, passed away peacefully at home on November 20, 2002. Gregory leaves to treasure his memory sister Helen Gayner and brother Gerald of Ottawa, brother Ross of Englewood, Colorado, and sisters-in-law Evelyn Downey and Doris Kristjanson of Winnipeg. Gregory received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Manitoba in 1953, and his M.B.A. from the University of Western Ontario in 1956. Gregory was an Executive with the T. Eaton Company Ltd. A Service of Remembrance and Celebration will be held at the Ridley Funeral Home, 3080 Lakeshore Blvd. W. (between Islington and Kipling Aves., at 14th St., 416-259-3705) November 26 at 2:15 p.m. In lieu of flowers, should friends so desire, contributions may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Toronto.

Alyre Joseph Melanson
Peacefully on November 23, 2002 at St. Joseph’s Health Centre at the age of 82. Beloved husband of Ida. Loving father to Neri and his wife Wendy (Woodstock), Gloria Parsons and her mate Philippe Ferrdan (Mississauga), Bernard and his wife Ginger (Mississauga), Gisele Melanson and her husband Michael Brown and predeceased by his daughter Jacqueline. He will be missed by his 8 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Ridley Funeral Home, 3080 Lakeshore Blvd. W. (between Islington and Kipling Aves., at 14th St., 416-259-3705) on Wednesday at 12 noon until time of Memorial Service at 1 p.m. in the Chapel. Cremation has taken place. If desired, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario.

Matthew Calderwood
At St. Joseph’s Health Centre on Thursday, November 28, 2002, Matthew Calderwood, loving husband of Elsie and dear stepfather of Kathy and David, Chris and Aideen, Dan and Pat, Vic and Terry and Michael and Laurie. Dear grandfather of 12 grandchildren and brother of Lee and her husband Jerry and Kathleen and uncle of Gordon. Friends will be received at the Ridley Funeral Home, 3080 Lakeshore Blvd. W. (between Islington and Kipling Aves., at 14th St., 416-259-3705) on Friday from 1 pm until time of service in the Chapel at 3 pm.

Susannah (Nan) Chilwell
Peacefully on Friday, November 29, 2002 at Christie Garden Nursing Home in her 95th year. Loving sister of Hugh and his wife Elsie. Dear aunt of David (Andrea), Thomas (Nicki) and Laurie (Brian) Clarimont. Friends will be received at the Ridley Funeral Home, 3080 Lakeshore Blvd. W. (between Islington and Kipling Aves., at 14th St., 416-259-3705) A Funeral Service will take place on Monday, December 2, 2002 at 11am. Interment Glendale Memorial Gardens.

Stella B. Ley
On Sunday, December 1, 2002 at Mount Sinai Hospital, Stella, dearly beloved wife of the late George and loving mother of Shirley Fairbrother and the late Joan Daly. Dear grandmother of Carol Daly and Pamela Contini and great grandmother of Emily Contini. Cremation has taken place to be followed by private family interment. Donations to a charity of your choice would be appreciated. For information on charitable donations please phone Ridley Funeral Home, 416-259-3705.

Willie McDougall (aka MacPherson)
On Wednesday, December 4, 2002 at Trillium Health Centre, Mississauga site in his 54th year. Beloved son of Margaret MacPherson and the late William MacPherson. Dear brother and brother-in-law to Louise and Joe Daurio, Carole and Fred MacPherson, Sandy and Dave Vautour, Peggy and Mark Jones and B.J. MacPherson. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, other family and friends. Friends will be received at the Ridley Funeral Home, 3080 Lakeshore Blvd. W. (between Islington and Kipling Aves., at 14th St., 416-259-3705) on Sunday from 2 to 4 & 7 to 9 p.m. Service in the chapel Monday at 1 p.m. Interment Glenview Memorial Gardens.

Reverend Father Ivan Jan C.M.
Peacefully at Dom Lipa, Etobicoke on Thursday, December 5, 2002 in his 87th year and his 59th year as a Priest. Reverend Father Ivan Jan entered the Vincentian Order of Religious Priests in Slovenia in 1938, was ordained in 1944, and subsequently served nineteen years as a school teacher and moral theologian in Argentina, followed by twenty-nine years of devoted service to God as a priest and pastor at Slovenian parishes in Toronto and Montreal. Predeceased by his parents, Anton and Ana and six brothers in Slovenia, his sister Marica in the U.S., and brother Frank in Toronto. Lovingly remembered by his many religious brothers and extended family in Slovenia, the U.S. and Canada. Resting at Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Church, 739 Browns Line, from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 8, and from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Monday. A Holy Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at the church at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, December 10. Interment Assumption Cemetery, Mississauga. In lieu of flowers, donations to Dom Lipa would be appreciated. (For further information, please contact the Ridley Funeral Home at 416-259-3705; Messages of Condolence may be placed at www.RidleyFuneralHome.com).
May he rest in peace with God.

Maria “Marusia” Tkachenko
Peacefully on Sunday, December 8, 2002 in her 90th year at St. Joseph’s Health Centre. She is predeceased by her husband Wasyl & her daughter Oksana. Loving mother of Walter and his wife Marusia and Bohdan Tkachenko. Beloved grandmother of John and Evan Tkachenko. She will be missed by many nieces and nephews in Carpathia, Ukraine and her friends in Canada. It is with great comfort to her entire family knowing that she is at peace with our Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ. Friends will be received at the Ridley Funeral Home, 3080 Lakeshore Blvd. W. (between Islington and Kipling Aves., at 14th St., 416-259-3705) on Wednesday from 7 to 9 pm and Thursday from 2 to 4 & 7 to 9 pm. Panakhyda Thursday at 7:30 pm. A Service will be held on Friday at St. Demetrius Ukrainian Orthodox Church at 11 am. Interment Prospect Cemetery.

Delbert Parish
Peacefully on Wednesday, December 11, 2002 at Trillium Health Centre- Mississauga Site in his 66th year. Loving Husband of the late Margaret. Beloved father of Cathy (Tim) McArthur, Lori Parish (Steve), Michael Parish (Christine). Loving Grandpa & Papa of Jason, Jeremy, Jessica, Chrissy, Jennifer & Great-grandpa of Cole & Logan. Much loved Brother of Dave (Maryann), Lorraine (Pidge) Hamlin & Frankie (Bonnie). Del was an avid sports man & enjoyed the outdoors. Friends will be received at the Ridley Funeral Home, 3080 Lakeshore Blvd. W. (between Islington and Kipling Aves., at 14th St., 416-259-3705) on Friday from 2 to 3pm. A Memorial Service to follow in the Chapel at 3 pm. Donations may be made to the charity of your choice.

June Stringer
(Formerly with Carleton Cards) On Sunday, December 15, 2002 at Trillium Heath Care Centre, Mississauga, June Stringer dearly beloved wife of Bruce Sutton. Loving daughter of the late Len and Marjorie Fowler. Dearly beloved mother of Allen and his wife Joan and Debbie and the late Valerie. Dear grandmother of Samantha, Kelly, Sharon, Tracy and Scott and the late Lisa and Robbin. Greatgrandmother of Thomas and Deidrich. Dear sister of Ken and step-sister of Bob and Walt Kembal. Friends will be received at the Ridley Funeral Home, 3080 Lakeshore Blvd. W. (between Islington and Kipling Aves., at 14th St., 416-259-3705) on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Service in the Chapel on Wednesday at 3 p.m. Donations to the Alzheimer’s Society would be appreciated.

Frank (Frane) Tomsic
Peacefully at Dom Lipa, in his 82nd year, on Saturday, December 14, 2002. He leaves behind his loving and dedicated wife, Dora, of 55 years, and his loving and caring daughters Martha and her husband David Lewis and Anita and her husband Joseph Marn. He will be fondly remembered by his grandchildren Alana, Mark, Madeleine, and Victoria, his sister Vida Tomsic (Toronto) and Anica Tomsic (Australia) and her family. Predeceased by his brothers Miha, Tone and his sister Tina. He will be remembered by his many friends and relatives in Toronto, Slovenia, Australia and Argentina. Friends will be received at the Ridley Funeral Home, 3080 Lakeshore Blvd. W. (between Islington and Kipling Aves., at 14th St., 416-259-3705) on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Funeral Mass 10 a.m. Thursday, December 19th at Our Lady of The Miraculous Medal Church. Prayers in the funeral home on Wednesday. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Dom Lipa, 52 Neilson Dr., Etobicoke, M9C 1V7 where Frank received excellent care. Special thank you to Sestra Teodozija and Sestra Mirta who were with Frane as he entered eternal life.

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