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Received July 14.01


Deaths (07/14/01)
PARKER, Florence Edith (nee Irwin). At the Cornwall General Hospital on Thursday, July 12, 2001 at the age of eighty-seven years. Beloved wife of the late Gilbert S. Parker. Dear mother of Susan (Mrs. Brian Casselman) of Cornwall and Janice (Mrs. Reg Bindon) of Mississauga, Ontario. Proud grandmother of Liane (Mrs. Michael Kastely) of Apsley, Ontario and Lisa Lamarche of Mississauga. Dear sister-in-law Ida (nee Dunn) Irwin, wife of the late Bob Irwin. Predeceased by two brothers Lloyd and Bob Irwin, a sister-in-law Mary (May) (nee MacCandlish), wife of the late Lloyd Irwin. The family will receive friends on Monday, July 16 from 2 p.m. until the time of Memorial Service at 3 p.m. in the McArthur Bros. & MacNeil Funeral Home Chapel, 428 Second Street East, Cornwall. Rev. Michael Hermann of Knox St. Paul's United Church officiating. Interment of cremated remains at St. Lawrence Valley Union Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the CNIB (Research of Macular Degeneration) would be appreciated by the family.
Montreal Gazette, Area Code 514 Heather Umelas nee Welcher

Received June 23.01


PENDERGAST, James Francis,Lt. Col. (Ret'd), U.E., C.D., D.Sc.

Friday, September 8, 2000
PENDERGAST, James Francis,Lt. Col. (Ret'd), U.E., C.D., D.Sc.
Tuesday, September 5, 2000, Smith Falls North Unit Hospital. Jim's family was his greatest joy. Born May 26, 1921 to Mary Evelyn (nee Thompson) and Harold Hester Pendergast in Cornwall, Ontario. Eldest of six children, brothers and sisters Elizabeth (Bill), Bill (Margaret), Frank (Theresa), Lally (Joan) and Marion (Dale); married his dearest Mary Margaret (nee Denton) October 21, 1944; children Denton of Victoria, BC; Peggi (George Vigil) of Los Alamos, NM; Elizabeth Anne (Hermann Wallner) of Heron Lake, ON; Harold (Linda Klimm) of Calgary, AB; grandchildren Christopher, Annie and Keenan. Attended Cornwall Separate School 1928-1934 and Cornwall Collegiate Institute 1935-1940; S.D. & G. Highlanders - 1937; enlisted Canadian Army Active Service Force - 1940; commissioned - October 1943; instructor RMC - 1944; Royal Canadian Artillery Staff Course - 1950; Canadian Army Staff College - 1953; U.N. Observer Group in Lebanon - 1958; Command Secretary Headquarters Mobile Command - 1964-1965; Executive Officer, Assistant Chief of Staff Land Operations, HQ NATO Allied Forces Central Europe - 1968-1971; retired Canadian Forces Lieutenant-Colonel - May 1972; appointed Assistant Director Operations, National Museum of Man (now Canadian Museum of Civilization), National Museums of Canada - 1972; Doctor of Science (Honoris Causa), McGill University, Montreal - 1976; retired from National Museum of Man, National Museums of Canada - 1978. Jim was a notable and colourful contributor in his many areas of interest as reflected by his numerous military, archeological and volunteer awards and commendations, most recent among these The Smith-Wintemberg Award presented in May of this year by the Canadian Archeological Association. Jim's was a most kind, inquisitive and incisive mind as most who met him soon came to know. His is a lasting and important contribution to the archeology of Eastern Ontario with over 60 publications dating from 1962 to 2000 and many papers presented to learned societies both in Canada and the United States. Always ready to lend help and support, Jim will be missed by friends, colleagues and family. His solutions brought a fresh perspective and humour to a many a sticky problem. A founding member of the Canadian Ski Museum, an avid skier, a landscaper and horticulturist, a chemist, a geologist, a birdwatcher and a raconteur, Jim never ceased to amaze us! He showed us how to live life to the max. He continues to be loved. We shall all miss him and it will be a darn good miss. Visiting hours Thursday, September 7, 2000 at Lannin Funeral Home, Smith Falls, 14:00 to 16:00 and 19:00 to 21:00. Funeral St. Anne's Church, Merrickville, Friday, September 8, 2000 at 11:00. Cremation to follow. Reception at the Royal Canadian Legion, Merrickville.


PROULX, Alberta Mildred
At the Cambridge Memorial Hospital, on Friday, January 12, 2001, in her 61st year. Beloved wife of the late Andre Proulx, and dear mother of David MacAleese and finace Catharine Fennell of Toronto, Jon MacAleese and his wife Rhonda of Kitchener, Faith Marien and her husband Luc of Cornwall, and Esther MacAleese of Ottawa. Dearest grandmother of Jessica. Resting at the Corbett Funeral Home, 95 Dundas Street, Cambridge, where the family will receive friends on Monday (today) from 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to take place at the funeral home chapel on Tuesday at 11 a.m. with Pastor Rob Davis officiating. Interment Mount View Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Waterloo Regional Lung Association would be appreciated by the family.


Nelson and Peggy are overjoyed to announce the safe arrival of Elizabeth Laura Pratt and Scott Nelson William born October 28, 2000 and weighing 4lbs. 12oz. each. Proud grandparents are Claire Plamondon (Cornwall) and Bill and Patricia Pratt (Kars). Many thanks to the doctors and staff at the Civic Hospital (particularly those in the Special Care Nursery) and the Midwifery Group of Ottawa. Special thanks to Dr. Arthur Leader.
Publication Date: 2000-11-18

Received June 22.01



Georgette Suddenly at her home on Monday, December 4, 2000. Age 78 years. Dear sister of Roger Paiement of Eugene, Oregon. Also survived by three nieces and one nephew. Predeceased by one brother Raymond and by her parents, Medard Paiement and Marie Anna Trottier. Relatives and friends may call at Munro & Morris Funeral Home, 114 Main Street South, Alexandria, Ontario on Friday, December 8 from 2-4 p.m. & 7-9 p.m. and on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held in St. Martin de Tours Roman Catholic Church, Glen Robertson on Saturday, December 9, 2000 at 11 a.m. Interment to follow in St. Alexander's Parish Cemetery, Lochiel.
Publication Date: 2000-12-07


Charles Henry
Passed away peacefully after a lengthy illness on December 15, 2000 at the Glengarry Memorial Hospital; aged 54 years. Charles Parr of Alexandria, loving companion of Patricia Lyall. Caring stepfather of Barbara Lyall and Beverly Lyall. Cherished grandfather of Christopher Lyall, Errick Lyall, and Alisha Lyall. Charles is the son of the late Charles H. Parr Sr., and the late Elsie Thompson. Charles will be sadly missed by numerous friends and family. A memorial service will be held in the chapel of Munro & Morris Funeral Homes, 114 Main Street South, Alexandria, Ontario 613-525-2772 on January 13, 2001. Time of service not yet confirmed. Donations to the charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated by the family.
Publication Date: 2000-12-21


Rita (Dufresne).
Passed away at the Centre Hospitalier de Verdun on March 22, 2001 at the age of seventy-nine. Wife of the late William Arcade Periard. She leaves to mourn her children, Bibiane (Bob Ouellette), the late Richard (Nicole Morrissette), Elaine (Gerry Kinlough), Gisele (Pierre Jobin), Sylvain (Ginette Bergeron), many grandchildren, her great-grandson, sister Liliane, brother Laurent as well as parents and friends. According to her last wishes, there will be no visitation. Funeral will take place on Monday, March 26 at 1:30 p.m. at Sacre-Coeur Church, Alexandria, Ontario. Cemetery at Sacre-Coeur Church as well. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Urgel Bourgie.
Publication Date: 2001-03-24

Received June 20.01


PINDER, Enid (nee Toppin). Passed away peacefully at the Cornwall General Hospital on June 16, 2001. She is survived by her daughters Joyce, Olive (Clarence Este) and son Clifford (Claire Poirier). Dear grandmother of Stanley Chase (Julia Main), David, Deborah (Glen Maciej), Dwight and Denise Este, Joel and Jerome Pinder. Predeceased by Dawn Este. Great-grandmother of Cynthia, Morgan, Jesse, Adam and Kathleen. The family will be in attendance on Wednesday, June 20, 2001 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Wray Walton & Wray Funeral Home, 1459 Towers Street (corner De Maisonneuve Blvd. West, Montreal), followed by a service in the chapel at 1 p.m., thence to Mount Royal Cemetery. "She alone with her strength, gentleness and dignity was the captain of our ship."
Montreal Gazette, Area Code 514

Received June 18, 01


Gilbert S
. At the Parisien Manor on Tuesday, November 7, 2000, age eighty-nine, Veteran of WWII Royal Canadian Air Force. Retired Insurance Broker. Beloved husband of Florence (nee Irwin). Dear father of Susan (Mrs. Brian Casselman) of Cornwall and Janice (Mrs. Reg Bindon) of Mississauga. Proud grandfather of Liane (Mrs. Michael Kastely) of Apsley, Ontario and Lisa Lamarche of Mississauga. Survived by sister-in-law Bea Parker of Pointe Claire, Quebec. Predeceased by sisters Mae Parker, and Edythe Lyle formerly of Montreal and one brother Allan Parker of Pointe Claire, Quebec. By previous request of the deceased all services were private. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to McArthur Bros, & MacNeil Funeral Home, 428 Second Street East, Cornwall, Ontario. As expressions of sympathy donations to the CNIB (Research of Macular Degeneration) would be appreciated by the family.
Publication Date: 2000-11-11 Heather Umelas nee Welcher


Mary Louise (nee Dorie).
Sunday, February 13, 2000, Glen-Stor-Dun Lodge (Cornwall, Ont.) at the age of seventy-eight. Beloved wife of the late George Parrott. Will be dearly missed by son Bill (Dorval, Qc.). By request - no visitation or service. Expressions of sympathy, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

Publication Date: 2000-02-15

Heather Umelas nee Welcher

Ralph Frederick.
Mr. Ralph Passmore of Glengarry Blvd., Cornwall at the Cornwall General Hospital on Friday, November 5, 1999 at the age of sixty-two years. Son of the late Charles Passmore and the late Jessie Hawarth. Loved father of Wayne Passmore (Debbie), Ottawa; Eileen Cunningham (Ron), Barrie; and Laura Plante (Ken) of Oakville. Dear brother of Charles Passmore Jr. of Vancouver and Ruth Cicalo (Nick) of Montreal. Sadly missed by grandchildren, Matthew, Sarah, Bryan, and Anna Cunningham, Jessica, Kristina, and Joshua Plante and Kaitlyn Passmore. To honour the previously expressed wishes of the deceased no visitation will be held. A memorial service will be held at a later date. If so desired contributions to the charity of your choice would be appreciated. Funeral arrangements under the care and direction of the Wilson Funeral Home, 822 Pitt Street, Cornwall (613) 938-3888.
Publication Date: 1999-11-07

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