Ignatius Cyprian Pinto
-(Knights of Columbus North York Council 4393). On Saturday, September 6, 2003, at the age of 79. Beloved husband to Angelina. Loving father to Avril, Benedict and Corin. He will be missed by his siblings Hilary, Pauline and Lily. Mr. Pinto was a Member of St. Vincent de Paul Society and Treasurer of Canorient Seniors Club. Friends may call the R.S. Kane Funeral Home (6150 Yonge Street, at Goulding, south of Steeles), on Tuesday, September 9, 2003 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, September 10, 2003 at St. Luke's Roman Catholic Church (39 Green Lane, thornhill) at 11:30 am. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hospice Thornhill.
Monica Elizabeth Gunn
After a lengthy illness on Monday, September 8, 2003 in her 76th year. Predeceased by her parents Michael John and Mary Ellen, husband Jack and brother Linus. Lovingly remembered by her children Michel (Lynda), Paul, Carson (Patti), Christine (Len), Philip (Arlene) and Douglas. Sadly missed by her brothers and sisters, Celia (Rollie), Priscilla (Tony), Dora, Delbert, Gerald (Gwen) and Teresa (Lou). Proud and loving Grandma to Matthew, Daniel, Alicia, Eric, Lucas, Laura, Jennifer, Heather, Natalie and Michael-John. Always remembered by her many nieces, nephews, friends and their families. A very special thank you to the staff and residents of West Park Health Care Centre for their compassion, care and friendship. Friends may call at the R.S. Kane Funeral Home (6150 Yonge Street, at Goulding, south of Steeles), on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Funeral Mass on Thursday, September 11, 2003 at 11 am at Blessed Trinity Roman Catholic Church (3220 Bayview Ave.). Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. If desired, donations to West Park Health Care Centre (82 Buttonwood Ave., Toronto, ON M6N 2J5) would be appreciated by the family.
'Her life was a journey of faith
which continues to inspire many along the road.'
Tammy Elizabeth Vettese
Unexpectedly on Tuesday, September 9, 2003 at the age of 42. Predeceased by her mother Betty and will be sadly missed by her father Tom. Beloved wife of Bill and loving mother to Jennifer Elizabeth. Tammy will always be remembered by her family, many friends and all who knew her. Friends may call at the R.S. Kane Funeral Home (6150 Yonge St., at Goulding, south of Steeles), on Friday from 6-9 pm. A Graveside Service will be held on Saturday, September 13, 2003 at 11 am at York Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Memory Woods Canada (1-905-318-7426) or at info memorywoods.com would be appreciated by the family.
It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of May Sang on Wednesday, September 10, 2003. He died peacefully at home with his family at his side. Right to the end, he showed pride, dignity, strength and consideration for others in his struggle with cancer.
May Sang was the loving, devoted husband, best friend and partner of Jesse for 58 years. He was the cherished father to Maria (Robert), Mathew (Helen), Paul (Theodora) and Peter (Mary Lynn) and the adored grandfather to Jessica, Jonathan, Jennifer, Theodore, Michael, Daniel, Christine and Allison.
May Sang was born in Shanghai, China in 1926 and moved to Canada over 35 years ago. He enjoyed traveling and playing badminton at the YMCA and he most of all enjoyed time with his family. He has always been the leader of the family and has led many great Soong Family Expeditions to China, Europe, Florida and the Caribbean. Always modest about his many business successes, he was able to contribute to the community both here in Canada and in China. He was most proud of his Chinese heritage and was a great supporter of the Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Toronto.
The family offers many thanks to the Temmy Latner Centre for Palliative Care of Mount Sinai Hospital, with special appreciation to Dr. David Kendal for his care and support. Visitation from 5-9 pm on Monday, September 15, 2003 at the R.S. Kane Funeral Home (6150 Yonge St., at Goulding, south of Steeles). A Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, September 16, 2003 at 10 am at Blessed Trinity Catholic Church (3220 Bayview Ave.-North of Finch) with interment at Holy Cross Cemetery after. Well-wishers may consider a donation to the Temmy Latner Centre for Palliative Care in lieu of flowers.
Peacefully on Sunday, September 14th, 2003, at Sunnybrook Hospital in his 85th year. Antal, beloved husband to Anna for 60 years. Loving father to Anthony (Liz), Steve (Elizabeth) and Andy (Cheryl). Cherished grandpa to Kristina, Monica, Melissa and Stephanie. Friends will be received on Wednesday, September 17, 2003 from 7 - 9 pm, at the R.S. Kane Funeral Home (6150 Yonge Street, at Goulding, south of Steeles). Funeral Mass Thursday, September 18, 2003, at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic Church, at 10 am. Interment York Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to St. Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic Church.
Edna May Montgomery
Peacefully on Monday, September 15, 2003 at North York General Hospital, in her 79th year. Edna, beloved wife of the late Alan Thomas Montgomery (1991). Loving mother to Diane (Andrew), Gary, Debbie (Philip), Ronald, Russell (Jackie). Beloved Grandma to Daniel, Tyler and Chantel. Friends will be receieved at the R.S. Kane Funeral Home (6150 Yonge Street, at Goulding, south of Steeles) on Thursday, September 18, 2003 from 12 noon until time of service at 1 o'clock. Cremation. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society.
Alexie Mae O'Neill
It is with great sadness that our family announces that Lexie O'Neill passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Sunday, September 14th, 2003. Right to the end, Lexie demonstrated strength, grace, and optimism. Lexie was the loving, devoted wife of Ted for 38 years. She was an exceptional and cherished mother of Brad (Alana), Jason (Jennifer), Chris (Christina), and Jill (Ron), and the adored grandmother to Wilson and newborn twins, Alexie Rose and Maeve Catherine. She was predeceased by her mother, Jean McIntosh, and is survived by her father, Preston, and her sisters, Lorna (Noel) and Lois (Carl). Lexie was born in Portage La Prarie in 1942, and moved to Ontario in 1966. She was a fierce competitor on the curling rink an on the golf course, where she managed a hole-in-one as a beginner. She was a spirited shopper, who always gave generously to others. Always the life of the party, Lexie filled the room with positive energy, enthusiasm, and laughter. A loyal and steadfast friend to many, Lexie believed that good friends were like a four-leaf clover-hard to find and lucky to have. She inspired wonderful family memories at the cottage on Tea Lake and the condo in Madeira Beach, Florida. Thanks to the doctors and nurses on C3 at Sunnybrook Hospital, with a special thanks to Dr. John Waldron. Visitation will be held from 6-9 pm on Wednesday, September 17th at the R.S. Kane Funeral Home (6150 Yonge Street, at Goulding, south of Steeles). A service to Celebrate Lexie's wonderful life will be held on Thursday September 18th at 2:30 pm also at R.S. Kane Funeral Home. Well-wishers may consider a donation to The Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada (800-265-5106); www.btfc.org) in lieu of flowers.
Wendy Mary Campbell
Peacefully after a happy and fulfilling life on Sunday, September 14, 2003 at the age of 48 years. Wendy will be lovingly remembered for her caring spirit to family, friends and the community. She cherished her years as Director of Newpark Children's Centre, involvement in the child care community, and her volunteer time at Wellspring (providing emotional support to cancer patients and their families). She will be greatly missed by her partner and best friend of over 27 years, Brian and by her daughter Erin. Survived by her Dad Len (Marjorie), brothers Rick (Margaret), Michael (Dawne) and Don (Kathy), sisters Janet, and Karen (Colin), her nieces and nephews, and in-laws Betty (Joe), Jill (Rick) and Mike (Marie). The family is grateful to all of those who touched Wendy's life. Visitation will be held at R.S. Kane Funeral Home (6150 Yonge Street, at Goulding, south of Steeles) on Wednesday from 5-9 pm. A Celebration of Wendy's Life will be held on Thursday, September 18, 2003 at 1 pm at Blessed Sacrament Church (24 Cheritan Ave.). If wished, donations may be made to Wellspring or a charity of your choice.
John Johannes Mous
Peacefully at North York General Hospital on Wednesday, September 17, 2003, at the age of 81 years. John, beloved husband for 55 years to Clara (nee Damsma). Loving father of Emmy (Ymkje) and Dunstan Laughlin, Jerry and Joy Mous and Doug and Judy Mous. Dear Pake (Grandpa) of Trevor, Samantha, Sarah and Dawn. Family and friends will be received on Sunday, September 21, 2003 from 2-4 and 7-9pm at the R.S. Kane Funeral Home (6150 Yonge Street, at Goulding, south of Steeles). Prayer Service will be held on Sunday, September 21, 2003 at 7pm. A Mass to celebrate the life of John will be held on Monday, September 22, 2003 at 11 am at Blessed Trinity Parish (3220 Bayview Ave. (north of Finch). Cremation. If desired, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
Peter Thomas Gowland
Suddenly on Saturday, September 27, 2003 at North York General Hospital, in his 41st year. Beloved son of Kathleen and the late Thomas (Jim) Gowland. Brother of Michael and his wife Ellen. Dear nephew of Mary Demers. He will be sadly missed by his many friends and family. Friends may call at the R.S. Kane Funeral Home (6150 Yonge Street, at Goulding, south of Steeles) on Tuesday from 7-9 pm. A Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, October 2, 2003 at 10 am at St. Gabriel's Roman Catholic Church, 650 Sheppard Ave. East. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. If desired, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.
Wendy Lorraine Ballantyne-Celan
Died suddenly, at the age of 42, of a heart attack on Saturday, September 27, 2003 at York Finch Hospital. She will be sadly missed by her husband Ivo (John) Celan, daughter Angie, mother Alice Edwards and sister Julie Ballantyne. Visitation on Wednesday form 6-9 pm at the R.S. Kane Funeral Home (6150 Yonge Street, at Goulding, south of Steeles). Funeral to be held on Thursday, October 2, 2003. For time of service please call the funeral home. Interment St. John's Cemetery on the Humber, Clouston Rd., Weston.
Constance Marie Moody
Passed away peacefully in her home on Saturday, September 27, 2003. Beloved mother of Amber. Wonderful grandmother of Kassondra. Loving daughter Paul and the late Mary. Special sister of Rick Dunning (Susan), Ruth Walker (Steve), and Pat Lazenka (Jim). Dear aunt of Mandy, Tracy, Niki, Aaron, Jacqueline and Andrew. Will be sadly missed by Joyce, Mike, Kirsten, Shannon, other family members and her friends. Visitation on Tuesday from 7-9 pm at the R.S. Kane Funeral Home (6150 Yonge Street, at Goulding, south of Steeles). Funeral Service to be held in the Chapel on Wednesday, October 1 at 4 pm (visitation starting at 3 pm). Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
Joan Ada McVarish
On Monday, September 29, 2003 in her 87th year, surrounded by family, passed away peacefully at Bendale Acres. Predeceased by her husband Edward. Loving mother of James and his wife Lynda, Maureen and Karen, Michael and his wife Ursula. Dear grandmother of Andrew and Matthew. She will also be dearly missed by her caregivers Carmen and Bessie as well as friends and neighbours of Elmwood Avenue. Friends may call on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the R.S. Kane Funeral Home (6150 Yonge Street, at Goulding, south of Steeles). Funeral Service in the Chapel on Friday at 11 am. Interment York Cemetery. Donations, if desired, may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Toronto Humane Society.
Phyllis Elsie Cox
After a brief illness on Wednesday, October 1, 2003 at York Central Hospital. Loving wife of Melvin (1993). Dear mother of Steven and his wife Cindy. Beloved grandmother of Kathryn. Survived by her brother Douglas Hester of Port Charlotte, Florida. Her loved ones will remember her enthusiasm for sports and devotion to family. Cremation followed by a private service by request
Dawn Ann Foster
Died peacefully on Wednesday, October 1st, 2003 at Sunnybrook Women's Hospital, surrounded by her family. Daughter of the late Josei and Milford Foster and step-daughter of John Birnie. Sister of Joyce Darlington and her husband Tom. Aunt to Janice (Geoff) and Steven (Paula) Darlington. Auntie Dawn to Kelly, Thomas and Jack. Cherished friend of Marie Eyre and loving companion of William DeForeest. A very special thank you to the doctors, nurses and staff of Sunnybrook at their Cardiac and Cancer Clinic for their warmth and compassion. Friends may call at the R.S. Kane Funeral Home (6150 Yonge Street, at Goulding, south of Steeles) for a Memorial Service Saturday, October 4th, 2003 from 3:00 pm until the time of service at 4:00 pm. If desired, donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.
Quietly at Sunnybrook Hospital Palliative Care Unit, after a lengthy and courageous battle with cancer on Wednesday, October 1, 2003 in the evening. Darling mother of David, Darya, predeceased by Dorian, and beloved granmother 'Lady Mummy' to Mhairi and Iain of Toronto and David, Alice and Robin of Scotland. Born in Milnithorpe, in the Lake District of England. Mummy was a great admirer of nature and a talented artist. A Sincere thank you to all the compassionate and loving staff of K1E, who gave Mummy dignity and comfort at all times during her illness. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Paschal Baylon R.C. Church (92 Steeles Avenue West, Thronhill) on Saturday at 9 am. Thank you Father Hannah.
Wilfred John Broadhurst
-(Retired Tech Director of Etobicoke Board of Education)-Passed away peacefully with his family at his side on Thursday, October 2, 2003 at the age of 78 years. Beloved husband of Joan and loving father to Karen and her husband Wayne, Paul and his wife Joanne, Colleen and her husband Gary, Jennifer and her husband Ron. Much loved and proud Grandad to Carolyn, Stephen, Matthew, Jenna, Mark, Avery and Megan. He will be remembered by his sister Edna. Friends will be received at the R.S. Kane Funeral Home (6150 Yonge Street, at Goulding, south of Steeles) on Sunday, October 5, 2003 from 2-4 pm. Private family service to follow. If desired, donations may be made to Community Living Toronto.