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ONTARIO - West Toronto - Ridley Funeral Home Obituaries 2004 - 7

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Sunday, 22 March 2009, at 1:44 a.m.

Peter Joseph Glazier
Peacefully passed away in the company of his loved ones, on October 17, 2004, at the age of 69. Beloved husband for 45 years to Leona (Murphy) Glazier. Loving father to Debbie and her husband Chuck, Peter and his wife Kari-Anne. Cherished “Grampy”, “Papa” to Tiffany and Krystal. Peter will be sadly missed by his friends at Coca-Cola and his pets Koko, Fitz and Murphy. 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. and Wednesday form 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday at 10 a.m. at St. Ambrose Catholic Church. Interment Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery.

Robert Gilliland
( Born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, on December 17, 1927, Bob had returned to Toronto in 2000 after living in Los Angeles for 40 years). Passed away quietly on Saturday, October 16, 2004, in his 77th year, after a lengthy illness. Predeceased by his wife Norma and son Timothy. Beloved brother of Catherine Elson (Edmonton); Norma and Vincent Baker (Toronto); Mabel and Earl Jarvis (Guelph); and William and Joy Gilliland (Toronto). Beloved uncle to ten 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 Tuesday from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Service in the Chapel Wednesday at 2 p.m. Interment Glendale Memorial Gardens. The family wishes to thank the staff at Sunnybrook Hospital for their care and especially the staff at Glebe Manor for their kindness with a special thanks to Charmaine Beard for her gentle, compassionate personal care. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Parkinsons Foundation would be appreciated.

Marc Julian Schaeffer
Peacefully at home on Sunday, October 17, 2004 at the age of 43. Loving husband and best friend to Helen (nee Smolej). Devoted and loving father to Stephanie and Jonathan. Dear son to Veronique and the late Matija, brother to Monica (Mario) and Denny (Barbara). He will be sadly missed by his mother-in-law Helena, his extended family, cousins, nephews, nieces and many 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 3 to 5 & 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Mass Friday at 10 a.m. from Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Church, 739 Brown’s Line. Interment Assumption Cemetery, Mississauga. Donations may be made to Dom Lipa (Slovenian Linden Foundation).

Anne Baxter (nee Tanas)
Passed away peacefully on October 18, 2004 at Lakeshore Lodge Nursing Home. Her love and companionship will be greatly missed by her dearly beloved husband and best friend Frank. Cherished Mother to Carol Anne Wherry and Linda (Gary) MacLeod. Devoted and loving Gramma to Ian (Margaret-Anne) MacLeod, Roger MacLeod and Brendan (Michelle) Wherry. Great-gramma to Sam, Claire and Charlotte. Anne was born in Kitchener Ontario, but lived most of her 84 years in Long Branch. Anne touched many hearts with her sense of humour and fun, she will be remembered by all. A special thank you to the staff of 2N who cared for her so well for the last 7 years. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to The Alzheimers Society, War Amputations of Canada or to the charity of your choice. 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 3 to 5 & 7 to 9 pm. and Thursday from 12:30 pm until Service time in the Chapel at 1:30 pm. Interment Springcreek Cemetery.

Emil Jachna
Peacefully with his family by his side at the Trillium Health Centre-Mississauga, on October 31, 2004 in his 79th year. Beloved husband to Zofia for 56 years. Loving father to Joe and his wife Helen, John and his wife Zofia, Zdzislaw (John) and his wife Bonnie, Sophie and her husband Bob. Cherished grandfather to Ted, Alex, Gregory, Betty, Dorothy, Ania, Daniel and Jacquelyn. A special thank you to the ICU Staff at Trillium-Mississauga Site for the excellent care provided. 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. and Wednesday from 2-4 and 6:30-9 p.m. (Prayers Wednesday at 6:45 p.m.) A Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday at 11 a.m. from St. Mark’s Roman Catholic Church ( 277 Park Lawn Rd., Etobicoke). Interment Park Lawn Cemetery.

Clifford Stanley Mason
Passed away peacefully at the Trillium Health Centre-Mississauga Site on November 1, 2004 in his 96th year. Predeceased by his beloved wife Edna of 53 years. Loving father to Vivian Purdy, Sylvia Meisner (Gary), Doris Mahoney and Diana Mackie (Phil Broadhurst). He will be sadly missed by his 8 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. Predeceased by his 3 brothers and will always be remembered by his nieces, nephews, family and friends. A special thank you to all the staff at Meadowcroft Place for the care provided. 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 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held on Friday at 11 a.m. in the Chapel. Cremation. If desired, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Lung Association.

Mitchell Stanley Nizinski
Peacefully, in his 67th year on Wednesday, November 3, 2004, at home surrounded by his family. Dear loving husband of Halina (nee Moskal). Loving father to Brenda, Daniel, Teresa and her husband Henry. Dear son of the late Joseph and Cecilia Nizinski. Mitchell will also be missed by many friends and his ''companions'' Cheekie, Minnie and Reflex. Mitchell was a lover of music and an accomplished trumpet player and played his polka music with a band throughout Ontario and elsewhere. He was also a 45 year employee with Sears Canada. 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 from 7 to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Prayers Sunday evening at 8:30 p.m. Funeral Mass Monday 10 a.m. from St. Teresa's Catholic Church (Tenth St.). Interment Park Lawn Cemetery. If desired, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.

Olga Wolak
Peacefully on Wednesday, November 3, 2004 at Garden Court Nursing Home in her 97th year. Beloved wife of the late Franciszek. Loving mother to Wanda Poprawa, Leslie and the late Zdzislaw. Also sadly missed by her daughter-in-law Halina. Dear grandmother to Andrew (Rita), Isabel Grace (Michael), Margaret Wolak, Christine Wolak and great-grandmother to Spencer, Joshua, Alexandra, Jason and Travis. 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 4 to 6 p.m. Prayers Sunday at 5 p.m. Service in the chapel Monday at 1 p.m. Interment Park Lawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the friends of Polish-American Heritage (for the restoration of a church in Massindi, Uganda where the family lived during WWII) would be appreciated.

Aniela (Nellie) Tworek (nee Solek)
At McCall Centre for Continuing Care on Sunday, November 7, 2004. Beloved wife of the late Jan (John) Tworek. Loving mother of the late Jenny Legenza. Predeceased by son-in-law Joseph Legenza. Dear grandmother of Christine and her husband Jim, Irene, and Richard and his wife Toni. Proud great grandmother of Julie, Mark, Elyse, Sam, Kyle and Eric. Always remembered by the Stempak, Tworek and Solek families. Special thanks to the family of the late John Stechly who gave Jan and Aniela the chance for a better life in Canada. Visitation at the Ridley Funeral Home, 3080 Lakeshore Blvd. W. (between Islington and Kipling Aves., at 14th St., 416-259-3705) on Tuesday from 5 to 9 p.m. Prayers at the funeral home Tuesday evening at 8 p.m. . Funeral Mass Wednesday at 10 a.m. from St. Teresa’s Church. Interment Park Lawn Cemetery. Thank you to the wonderful staff at McCall Centre.

Ernest Hrapchak
(Long time member of the Moose # 1600/392) At his home on Sunday November 7, 2004 Ernest Hrapchak dearly beloved husband of Helen and loving father of Sharon Shanahan (Dave) of Toronto. Dear brother to Steve, Rose Lucoe, Irene Woychyshyn, Helen Tyshynski and Mary Forest. Predeceased by his brothers Joe, Ed and Walter. Survived by many nieces, 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 Wednesday from 2 to 4 & 6 to 9 p.m. Service in the chapel Thursday at 10 a.m. Interment Glendale Memorial Gardens. Donations to the Lung Association would be appreciated by the family. Messages of Condolence may be placed at www.RidleyFuneralHome.com.

Martin Bostic
On Tuesday, November 9th, 2004 at St. Joseph’s Health Centre. Martin, beloved husband of Angela. Loving father to Filip, William, Martin and Stanley. He will be sadly missed by his sisters Frances, Angela, Ivanka, Marija and his brother Ivan. 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 & 7 – 9 p.m. Funeral mass on Friday at 10 a.m. from Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Church (Browns Line). Cremation.

Ronald Shanahan
Peacefully at the Toronto Western Hospital on Saturday, November 6, 2004 in his 72nd year. Ronald, beloved brother of Kay, David, the late Norman, Doug, Paul and Sandra. Cherished Uncle of Dave, Cindy and Colleen. Loving great uncle to Shannon and David. Ronald will be remembered by his extended family of many nieces and nephews. We would like to thank the doctors, nurses and staff at the O’Neill Centre for the care they gave Ronald during his stay. Ronald was a former long time employee of Continental Can (Concord Plant). A Private Service was held at the Ridley Funeral Home. Donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated by the family.

Donalda Elizabeth Barrett
At Toronto Western Hospital on Monday, November 15, 2004, Donalda Barrett (nee MacAlpine), late of Toronto and formerly of Alvinston, Ontario. Dearly beloved mother to Beth Little and her husband Keith. Loving grandmother of Jason Little. Dear sister to Jean Patterson of Alvinston and the late Verna McCabe. Friends will be received at the Guthrie Presbyterian Church, Alvinston on Friday from 1 p.m. until time of service at 2 p.m. Interment Alvinston Cemetery. For those so desiring, donations to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated.

James Edwin Scott
At Trillium Health Centre, Mississauga site on Tuesday, November 16, 2004. James, loving husband of Leona. Beloved father of Bonnie Deneault, Beverly and her husband Rod Waters and Edwin. James will be sadly missed by his grandchildren Tara, Shawn, Christopher and Kelly. 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 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Funeral service in the chapel at 3 p.m. Cremation.

Nick Lokun
Peacefully on Saturday, December 4, 2004 at Trillium Health Centre, Mississauga, in his 81st year. Beloved husband of Anna. Dear father to Jean Marie Lokun, Larry Michael and his wife Joanne, and Patricia Anne Dempsey and her husband Michael. Sadly missed by his grandchildren Nicole Patricia and Julia Dawn. Also survived by other family and friends. Private arrangements.

Czeslawa Wolanczuk
( Born in Bokinia, Poland on January 19, 1928). On Tuesday, December 14, 2004 at Mt. Sinai Hospital, dearly beloved wife of the late Mieczyslaw (1977). Loving mother to Irene Schmidt (Wojtek) and Ryszard. Dear grandmother to Jola, Basia, Grzesio, Zbyszek and Patricja. Sadly missed by sisters Jadzia, Halinka and brother Tadeusz. Czeslawa has made Canada her home for over 40 years but her heart beat for her native Poland. She loved poetry, music and humour. 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 & 7 to 9 p.m. Prayers in the funeral home Thursday evening at 8 p.m. Funeral Mass Friday 10:30 a.m. from St. Teresa’s Catholic Church (Tenth St.). Interment Park Lawn Cemetery. The family would like to thank Dr. David Dushenski at the Mt. Sinai Emergency Department, Dr. S. Donnelly at St. Michael’s Hospital and Dr. R. Stachula for all their excellent care and compassion.

Richard ''Dick'' D. Baxter
Peacefully at home on Tuesday, December 14, 2004. Richard, beloved husband of the late Villa. Loving father of Rick and his wife Jane, John and Beverley. Richard will be sadly missed by his grandchildren Peter, Brian, Lindsey and Michael. He is predeceased by his brother Geoffrey. Richard was the Dominion President of the A.Y.P.A. (Anglican Young Peoples Association) 1934-1941, Charter Member of Kiwanis Club of Sunnylea and Vice Chairman Assessment Review Court of Ontario. 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 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Funeral service on Friday at 11 a.m. from St. Margaret's Anglican Church (156 - 6th Street). Interment Springcreek Cemetery, Mississauga. Donations to St. Margaret's Memorial Fund or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

Julie Ileen Stobbs
On Monday, December 20, 2004 at Toronto Western Hospital in her 78th year. Dearly beloved wife of the late John Stobbs. Dear loving mother to Jim (Mabel), Bill (Catherine), Sarah and the late Tommy. Dear grandmother to Cary Ann Sarah, James, Scott, Becky, David Stewart, Crystal, Charlene and David. Sadly missed by her sister Elsie Miller and sister-in-law Helen MacIntyre. Also survived by 12 great grandchildren, 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 Wednesday from 2 to 4 & 7 to 9 p.m. Complete service in the chapel Thursday at 1 p.m. Cremation.

Francisco Correia Matos
On Thursday, December 30, 2004 at Trillium Health Centre, Mississauga in his 72nd year, beloved husband of Maria Gloria. Loving father to Carlos and his wife Judith and Jose. Dear grandfather to Felipe and Joyce. Also sadly missed by his brother Jose in Portugal and his mother-in-law Gloria. 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. Funeral Mass Monday 10 a.m. from St. Teresa’s Catholic Church. Cremation.

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