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ONTARIO - West Toronto - Ridley Funeral Home Obituaries 2004 - 6

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Sunday, 22 March 2009, at 1:42 a.m.

Ethel Brown (nee Dyson)
Passed away peacefully at home on September 15, 2004. Predeceased by her husband George. Loving mother to Alvin, Marlene and her husband Alphege Pond. Will be missed by her grandchildren Kevin, Steven and Jeffrey. 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 6:30-9 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. in the Chapel. Cremation. If desired, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

Natalie Dudnik
Peacefully, in her sleep at Trillium, Mississauga on Saturday, September 18, 2004. Beloved daughter of Rima and the late Dymitry Dudnik. Loving sister of Lydia Schneider and Alex Dudnik. Devoted partner of W.P. Bill Kruger. Also survived by nieces Amanda and Olivia Dudnik and the ''kids'' Beasley, K.C., and Buster. She will be missed. Resting at the Ridley Funeral Home, 3080 Lakeshore Blvd. W. (between Islington and Kipling Aves., at 14th St., 416-259-3705), on Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Monday from 6 to 9 p.m. The Orthodox Rite of Funeral will be held Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. from St. Demetrius Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Lakeshore). Interment York Cemetery. Panakhyda Monday at 8 p.m.

Steve John Mason
Suddenly on Sunday, September 19, 2004, in his 41st year. Loving son to Carroll and Larry Stacey, and the late Richard Mason. Brother to Wray and Diana, Joe and Barb. Uncle to Rachel and Hayley. Step-brother to David, Stephen and Mark. He will be sadly missed by many relatives 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 Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Service will be held in the Chapel on Saturday at 1 p.m. Cremation. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, in memory of Steve's father Richard Mason, would be appreciated by the family.

Olive Williams (nee Death)
Peacefully on September 24, 2004 in her 88th year. Loving mother to Betty and her husband Ron Chisholm, James and the late Mary Lou Williams. Will be sadly missed by her grandchildren Rick Chisholm, Bob (Cindy) Chisholm, Steven Williams, Kelli (Craig) Jasmin, Christine (Clint) Attwells and many great grandchildren. Survived by her sister Phylis Ould, niece Sally and nephew Ed. Good friend of Mae Simpson and fondly remembered by many friends on Ash Cres; Long Branch. 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 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Service will take place on Tuesday at 11 a.m. in the Chapel. Interment St. John’s Dixie Cemetery. If desired, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

Kathleen Jepson
(March 16, 1923 – September 24, 2004) Peacefully with her family by her side, loving wife of Harry, predeceased by her son “little Harry”. Dear mother of Ross and Liz of Oakville, Bruce and Karen of Brampton. Loving grandmother of Andrew, Terry, Jeff, Ryan and Tyson. Sister in law to George and Mary Hurst and Mary White. 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 1 p.m. until time of service in the Chapel at 3 p.m. Cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Sick Kids Hospital (Toronto) would be appreciated.

Rudy Kosi
Peacefully at home on September 25, 2004 at the age of 77. Loving father to Rudy and his wife Angeline. Will be sadly missed by his grandchildren Lisa, Eric and Sasha and remembered by Maria. 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 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday at 3 p.m. Cremation.

Florence K. (Jerry) Hamilton (nee Jerred)
On September 28th, in her 99th year. Predeceased by her beloved husband, Frank R. Hamilton and her son, Barry. Dearly beloved mother of Gail and Bonnie (Tom) Gross. Dear sister of Ernie Jerred. Proud and loving granny to 7 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. The “Farm”, (now Kingsview Village) was where she and her family spent many happy years. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Transfiguration of Our Lord Church, 75 Ludstone Drive, Etobicoke on Friday, October 1 at 11 a.m. Reception following.

Sofia Majchrowski
Suddenly at home, on September 28, 2004, at the age of 79. Predeceased by her husband Antoni. Loving mother to Wanda and her husband Joe, Stan and his wife Stacey and Vince. She will be sadly missed by her grandchildren Bob, Jerry, Mark, Robert, Adam and Michelle. 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 7-9 p.m. and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will take place on Friday at 9:30 a.m. from St. Teresa’s Catholic Church. Interment Park Lawn Cemetery. If desired, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

Harold Lawrence Lambert ''Lumpy Lambert'', Big H.
33 year Veteran of the Police Force; original member of the Hold Up Squad and resident of Mimico. Passed away peacefully at Trillium Health Centre-Mississauga on October 5th, 2004, in his 76th year. Predeceased by his beloved wife Rose. Loving father to Harold Jr., daughter-in-law Debbie, and the late Stephen Michael. He will be sadly missed by his grandson Stephen Anthony. Survived by his sisters, nieces, nephews, 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 Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. (Prayers Thursday 7:15 p.m.) A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday at 10 a.m. from St. Leo's Catholic Church. Interment Park Lawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

Marija Horvat
Peacefully on Tuesday, October 5, 2004 at Toronto General Hospital in her 78th year, beloved wife of the late Franz. Loving mother to Marie Wilson, Frank Horvat (Jolita Anna) and Draga Horvat. Dear grandmother to Phillip (Michelle) and Stacey, and great-grandmother to Andrea and Daniel. Also, sadly missed by her brothers Albert and Drago and sisters Angelica and Tinca and their families. Survived by many other loved ones overseas. 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 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Funeral Mass Saturday 10 a.m. from Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Church, 739 Browns Line. Interment York Cemetery.

Margaret Greenwood
(Long time employee of Oshawa Foods) Suddenly, at St. Michael's Hospital, on October 6, 2004, in her 77th year. Survived by her brothers John, Ross, sisters Florence Bowman, Gladys Frazer, Helen Fisher, Clara Wodhams, Marion Davis and predeceased by brothers Cecil, Jasper, Percy, Norman Keith and Stanley. She will be missed by her nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and other 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 Sunday and Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday at 11 a.m. in the Chapel. Interment St. James Cemetery. If desired, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

Charlotte May Evans (nee Huntingford) (Lottie)
Passed away peacefully on October 7, 2004 at the McCall Centre, in her 89th year. Long time faithful member of St. Margaret's New Toronto and founding member of the Kumeetus Club. Beloved wife of Jack Evans for 65 years. Dear mother of Art (Gayle) Evans, Dean (Carol) Evans and Charlene Evans. Survived by sisters Ivy Huntingford, Gert Bodman and brother Mickey Huntingford. Grandmother to Dean, Jennifer, Lindsay, Blake and great-grandchild Nathanael. Predeceased by parents Arthur and Susannah Huntingford, sisters Violet, Grace and Ada and brothers Bill and Jack and granddaughter Kristy. Sadly missed by 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 Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and on Tuesday at St. Margaret's Anglican Church New Toronto from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or St. Margaret's Memorial Fund.

Walter Edward Mitchell
On Sunday, October 10, 2004 at Trillium Health Centre, Mississauga in his 86th year, beloved husband of Marion Ellen (nee Gray). Loving father to Garry (Patricia), Patricia (Kirby Smallman), and the late Penny. Dear grandfather to Yvonne (Scott McKenzie), Michael Sloan, Mark Sloan, Jaime (Bill Ford), Alicia Hoffmann, Kevin Hoffmann and great grandfather to Grace Ford. Also survived by his son-in-law Ronald Sloan, brother-in-law Gordon Gray, sisters Elsie O’leary, Kathlene MacDonald, Irene Shortt and Laura and predeceased by brother John Mitchell and sister Margaret Marflett. 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 & 7 to 9 p.m. Complete service in the chapel Wednesday at 1 p.m. Cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

Constance Gladys “Glady” LaForce
Passed away at her home in Fenelon Falls on Thursday, October 7, 2004 at the age of 83. Born in 1921 in Mimico, longtime resident of Maple Blvd., New Toronto. Predeceased by her husband Douglas Arthur LaForce. Loving mother to Constance Spek (Erik), Corine LaForce, Catherine Barrett (Jeff), Carol LaForce (Gabe Rizzo) and Douglas LaForce (Josey). Loving grandmother to Hillary, Emily, Jacqueline, Matthew, Meaghan, Dionne, Natasha, Douglas and Shayla. Gladys will be dearly missed by her many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by parents Albert and Florence Woodbine, brothers Albert and Harry and sister Sylvia, and nieces Cheryl and Elizabeth. 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 Thursday from 2 to 4 p.m. & 7 to 9 p.m. Service in the Chapel on Friday at 1 p.m. Interment Assumption Cemetery.

Jennifer Bleasby
Peacefully as a result of Leukemia (AML), at Princess Margaret Hospital on October 12, 2004. Beloved wife of J.R. (Bob) G. Bleasby and devoted mother of Nicola (Amsterdam) and Susy (Toronto). Master gardener, Past President of the Etobicoke Horticultural Society and widely involved in numerous community activities. Friends will be received at the Ridley Funeral Home, 3080 Lakeshore Blvd. W., on Friday, October 15 from 2 to 4 pm & 7 to 9 pm. The funeral will be held at St. Philips Anglican Church, Royal York and Dixon Rds., on Saturday, October 16 at 2 pm. To honour her love of nature, donations towards the ongoing support of the Tanenbaum Roof Garden at the Princess Margaret Hospital may be made by mail or by calling the PMH Foundation (416-946-6560). Our family is deeply grateful for the superb care provided by Dr. Richard Wells, the entire transfusion unit, and all the nurses, doctors and staff who looked after Jennifer exceedingly well, and to all of our unknown friends who generously donate blood.

Gertrude Harkiss
(Long time resident of New Toronto & Long time member of St. Margaret’s Anglican Church) Peacefully on Wednesday, October 13, 2004 at Morriston Park Nursing Home in Puslinch, Ontario in her 100th year. Beloved wife of the late Charles (1968). Loving mother to Barbara Robertson and her husband Stewart of Milton. Dear grandmother to Caryn Wilkinson (Greg) and Lesley Reynard (Kevin) and great grandmother to Riley and Corey. 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 noon until time of service in the chapel at 1 p.m. Interment Springcreek Cemetery, Mississauga. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Margaret’s Anglican Church.

Annie Legenza
Passed away peacefully at St. Michael’s Hospital on October 15, 2004 at the age of 65. Annie will be sadly missed by her brothers Frank Legenza, Edward Legenza, sister Jessie Kuzmicki, 24 nieces and nephews, 35 great nieces and nephews and 2 great great nephews. She is predeceased by her sisters Lucy Sala, Helen Symsyk, Sophie Kaminski, Stella Lenart, Stephanie Legenza, brothers Dominic Legenza, Stanley Legenza and Joseph Legenza. 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 10 a.m. until time of Service at 11 a.m. in the Chapel. Cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Michael’s Hospital Palliative Care Unit.

Jane Elinor MacDonald (nee Kenney)
Passed away peacefully after a lengthy illness on October 15, 2004. Predeceased by her husband John. Loving mother to David and his wife Stacy. She will be sadly missed by her granddaughter Christina. Survived by her siblings Margaret, Jack, Betty, Rose and predeceased by brothers Daniel and Mike. 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 7-9 p.m. and Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday at 10 a.m. from Christ the King Catholic Church (3674 Lakeshore Blvd. W., Etobicoke). Interment St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. If desired, donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Society or the Kidney Foundation.

Ernst Koehler
Surrounded by his loving family, Ernst Koehler passed away peacefully on October 16th, 2004 after a long battle with heart disease. Sadly missed by his loving wife Gail (Hook) Koehler, his daughters Marlaine (Barry Linetsky), Lorraine (Jim Gard), and Elaine (Bobby Collicott). Beloved Opa to granddaughters Corinna and Leanne Linetsky. Survived by sisters in Germany Ursula and Eva and brother Siegfried of Guatemala. Brother-in-law to Linda and David Natchin, Laura Hook, Tammy and Randy Stone of Sault Ste. Marie. Ernie found his great true love in Gail and shared with her a deep and fulfilling romance that lasted 45 years. His pride and joy were his three girls-Ernie’s Angels. In the last year of his life, when the disease finally took too strong hold on him, did he miss a season at Derrydale Golf Course. Rookie, his pet wolf/shepherd will miss his master but faithfully stands guard over Gail. Special thanks to the nursing staff at Trillium Health Centre, Heart Function Clinic, CCU and Oncology and to Drs. Sharma and Kanani whose wisdom gave us five more precious years. 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 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday at 11 a.m. in the Chapel. Cremation. If desired, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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