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Nombre

Last Name

Nom familial

First Name

Prénom

 Coordinates        

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6582 Abbott Brent 105 Dechene Rd.
Edmonton, AB   T6M 2N1
780 489-7771
 
  Bio
6508 Adams John 2147 Auburn Ridge Cr.
Orleans  ON   K1W 1J8
613 837-4673
  Bio
6583 Alsen Bernd 39 Westwater Drive
Scarborough, ON, M1W 2G4
416 492-8295   
   

6584

Ambachtsheer

Keith

1 Bedford Rd., Apt 2802
Toronto ON,   M5S 1S4  
416 925-7525
   
6509 Amundrud Don 30 River Bend Drive
Ottawa, ON, K2H 5G8
   

6360

 Anderson

Carl

11 Carriage Court 
Kanata ON,   K2L 1K1  
613 836-3628  
   
6501 Archambault Gilles

égaré\lost

   
6585

Archer

Richard

12 Zokol Cres                            
Kanata ON,  K2K2K5              
613 270-9597                           
   
6098

Armstrong

Bob

410-1081 Ambleside Drive                                
Ottawa, ON, K2B 8C8                        
(613) 680-3884                              
   
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6586 Armstrong R. Doug

égaré\lost

   
6587

Armstrong

W. Doug

45 Hanson Cres                            
Brooklin, ON, L1M 2K9              
905 620-0500      
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6468  Arnold Michael

135 Pownal St.
Charlottetown PE, C1A 3W7
902 894-7836 

   
6588

Arnold

Steve

4255 Bath Rd. 
Kingston ON,   K7M 4Y8  
613 384-3967  
  Bio
6426 Arpin Serge

deceased / décédé

  Nécro
6157

Ashdown

Victor

245 Crabapple Cres 
Parksville BC,   V9P 2P7
250 248-2027
   
6158

Astley

Jim

14 Burnstead Cres                                       
Kanata ON,   K2M 2T7                               
613 271-6363 
  
   
6334 Atkinson Robert 6 Queen Mary's Dr.                    
Toronto, ON M8X 1S2              
416 231-4647        
   
6352

Auns

Vil

1604 - 15 St. Andrew Street
Brockville, ON, K6V 0B8
613 865-7998
  Bio
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6418 Bacon Stewart 36 Benoit                                              
Knowlton, QC J0E 1V0                   
450 525-5251
   
6589

Bailey

Tom

46 Musgrove Street 
Winnipeg MB,   R3R 2M5  
204 895-1409 
  Bio
6516 Bardsley John 2430 Henry Ave, unit 3 
Sidney, BC, V8L 2B7
250 656-9660  
   
6456 Baril Raymond

égaré\lost

   
6511 Barratt David
11065 Shaw Street            
Mission, BC, V4S 1B1      
604 820-3022
   
6513 Bart John

deceased / décédé(2014) 

  Obit
6590 Barton Tom

deceased / décédé

   
6453 Basile Vincent

Unit 5, 128 Ham St.
South Windsor, NSW, 2756
Australia
419855440
  

   
6591

Baxter

Keith

7 rue Parkdale
Lennoxville QC,   J1M 1G9
819 346-8273 
   
6592 Beardmore Bob

8 Bundarra Close                          
Taree, New South Wales, 2430    
65510156                                     

   
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6479 Beauchesne Jean-Pierre

53 Kennedy
Brownsburg-Chatham, QC, J8G 2N8
450 533-5470      

   
6465

Beaulne

Jean Pierre

         deceased / décédé(2012)

  Obit
6427

Belanger

Richard

égaré\lost

   
6401

Belhumeur

Claude

5149 Marquette, App. 21 
Montreal QC,   H2J 3Z4  
514 523-8103   
   
6217

Bell

Robert

   
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6490 Besner Ben 35 Westwood 
Hudson QC,   J0P 1H0  
450 458-2239
   
6514 Bicknell Ralph

private\privé

   
6402 Bigaouette Jean 215 Parent apt. 304 Greenfield Park                      
Brossard, QC J4V 3K5             
450 672-1108    
              
   
6593

Bird

Reg

105 Barkley Terrace       
Victoria, BC, V8S 2J5    
250 595-0503              
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6483 Blais Denis

418 658-7315   

   
6370

Bolduc

Jean-Louis

1645 Gauthier, Apt 6 
St- Bruno QC,   J3V 5Y4  
450 461-3295
   
6498 Bolduc Germain

deceased / décédé      

   
5990

Borrowman

Dave

1089 Sailors Cove Lane, Site 1 
RR#1 Sydenham ON,   K0H 2T0  
613 376-3632  
   
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6434

Bouliane

J.R

1721 rue Mancini
Sherbooke, QC, J1N 0R6
819 570-7201 
   
6594 Boulton John

1727 County Rd 14            
Ameliasburg, ON,
0K 1A0
 (403) 507-5390  

   
6500 Bourbonnais Michel

égaré\lost

   
6435 Bourbonnais Yves

égaré\lost

   
6341 Bourgeois Claude 2530 Notre-Dame est
Trois-Rivières, QC, G8V 1Y9
819 691-1722
                             
   
6342 Bovey Alex

10011 Rosedene Crescent
Richmond, BC, V7A 2P6
(604) 275-9622

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6595

Bowles

Bruce

201 Kingfisher Place
Nanaimo BC V9V 1A9
250 729-7917  
   
6515

Boyd

Jim

17 Brookhouse Road 
Dartmouth NS,   B2W 1W5  
902 434-9466 
   
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6364

Braham

Mike

38 Jarlan Terr. 
Kanata ON,   K2L 3L5  
613 592-4906 
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6596 Brewster Terry

égaré\lost

   
6517 Briese Rick

deceased / décédé

   
6518 Brooke Tom

private\privé

   
6597

Broomfield

Bryan

121 Bridge Street E. 
Belleville ON,   K8N 1M4  
613 969-0154
   
6598

Brown

George

Brueghellaan 9/21
1970 Wegenbeek-Oppem, Belgium
32 2 569-7797                                   

  Bio
6160

Brown

Gord

68 Keating Drive 
Elora ON,  N0B 1S0
519 846-0705
   
6599 Brown Joe

égaré\lost

   
6358

Bruce

David

28 Glenfern Ave. 
Toronto ON,   M4E 1B7  
416 690-2951  
   
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6519 Burns Ross

deceased / décédé(1998)

  Obit
6226

Burridge

Steve

deceased / décédé(2014)

  Obit
6339

Bury

Phil

P.O. Box,248 
Spencerville ON,   K0E 1X0  
613 658-3360 
   
6600 Busche Doug 17 Lyndhurst Place 
London ON,   N6C 4H7
(519)
672-8726

   
6601 Cable Ernie 111 Cedardown Pvt
Nepean, ON, K2J 0W2  
613 692-1172                                        
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6602 Cale Jim 203-1422 Wellington St. W.         
Ottawa, ON, K1Y 0X7    
613 233-0782    
   
6438 Cantin Benoit 385, boul. Roberval est,                        
Longueuil, QC, J4L 4S6                      
450 679-9159      
   
6457 Cantin Marc 2382 Boul Keller
St-Laurent QC H4K 2P8
514 337-0664
   
   
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6520 Cantley Douglas

private\privé

   
6388 Carignan Jacques

deceased / décédé

   
6431 Caron Gilles 1788 Rue Pontgrave                    
Saint-Bruno, QC J3V 4Y4          
450 461-1675  
                           
   
6471 Carrier Derek

17433 NW Waltuck Ct.
Portland, OR, 97229
503 880-0921

   
6603 Carriere Dean

334 James St. N.             
Hamilton, ON,
L8L 1H2

   
6604 Carruthers Jim 304 Bayview Drive 
Woodlawn ON,   K0A 3M0  
613 832-4533 
   
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6605 Carswell Jim  213 Bridgewater Ave,          
Whitby, ON L1R 1X3          
905 430-9192       
   
6521 Carter Terry

égaré\lost

   
6443 Chaplin Garry

égaré\lost

   
6393 Charland Jacques

6326 Rue Du Pinot
Quebec City, QC G3E 1Z5
418 840-1543  

   
6606 Chiasson Roger
40 Regency Park Drive   Unit 305
Halifax, N.S.   B3S 1L4
902-445-5905  fax 902-445-5730 
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6495 Choquette Denis 6508 boul. Saint-Jacques                        
Quebec, QC, G2C 1M4  
418 840-0423  
   
6607 Clarkson Ken 6390 Larmond Ave. 
Orleans ON,   K1C 2G6  
613 830-7908 
   
6608 Colbert Pat

32-100 Klahanie Drive  
Port Moody, BC  V3H 5K3

  Bio
6522 Cole Al 1165 Beaujolais Cr. 
Orleans ON,   K1C 2H5  
613 837-1087   
   
6523 Colfer Terry  2196 Elder St.
Ottawa ON, K2B 6N1
613-728-2636    
  Bio
6355 Collinge Franz 642 Ch. de Marselais
Lac-Simon, Cheneville, QC, J0V 1E0 
819 428-9262  
   
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6382 Comeau Gerard
   
6609 Conway John 127 Angus Crescent       
Regina, SK, S4T 6N1    
306 525-1293                      
   
6371 Cooke Peter 1000 Austin Court
Cumberland ON, K4C 1B9
613 833-3301  
   
6610 Cooper Dave 6520A Bella Vista Drive      
Victoria, BC, V8Z 6X1        
250-652-6580                      
   
6233 Cooper Gary 20-1630 Bayswater Cres.   
London, ON,  N6G 0A9     
226 663-4327 
   
6611 Cope Doug 930 Maple Hill Rd  
Oxford Station, ON K0G 1T0  
613 258-5009  

   
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6612 Corbett Bruce 782 Eastvale Dr. 
Ottawa ON, K1J 7A1
613 748-0534  
   
6524 Corden Barrie 110 Front Ave. W.                        
Brockville, ON, K6V 4J9              
613 498-0637 
   
6487 Côté Sylvio

égaré\lost

   
6613 Coulter Gord

deceased / décédé(1989)

   
H24263 Cowan John 155 Earl St.                                    
Kingston, ON, K7L 2H3                
613 549-7614                                
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6614 Crawford Bunker 190 Broadleaf Cres.
Ancaster, ON, L9G 3N1
905 332-8366
   
6525 Critchley John 409 - 90 Landry St.
Ottawa, ON, K1L 0A9                      
613 828-1144                                       
   
6448 Cronk Jeffrey

1164 Gladstone Way
Kingston, ON, K7P 2J6
613 384-3391  

   
6615 Cronk Dennis 25 Bellroyal Court 
Dartmouth NS, B2V 2B4 
902 434-2665 
   
6616 Crutcher Steve 19549 CR 25W RR #1 
Apple Hill ON, K0C 1B0 
613 525-2898
   
6617 Cullen Bruce 12377 Dawson Pl. 
Maple Ridge BC, V4R 2L6 
604 467-2582   
   
6477 Cumming Ronald

550 boulevard Graham
Dorval, QC, H9P 2B3
514 631-1594 

   
6618 Curleigh A.R. 7 De Val Soleil Av
Pointe Claire, QC, H9S5V3
514 697-3645
   
6340 Curran Larry 7270 Ave de Beaufort Apt 805        
Anjou QC, H1M 3W4                
514 500-3489
   
6619 Davies Gerry

176 Denwood Drive                             
Sault Ste Marie ON, P6A 5E6              
705 946-3808      
 

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6620 Davis Brian 48 Hunterswood Crescent 
Ottawa ON, K1G 5V7 
613 738-7154
   
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6377 Debaets Frederick 197 Principale est                   
Martinville, QC J0B 2A0
819 835-5331  
                                 
   
6622 Deachman R.A.

deceased / décédé(28 March 2006)

   
6526 Dean EL

égaré\lost

   
6429 Dedicik Zdenek(Peter)

4501 Sherbrooke Ouest,
Westmount, QC, H3Z 1E7
 514 487-7324 

   
6415 Defaye Tom    
6621 Demarce Cam

private\privé

   
6478 Demiany Jay

10011 Briar Rose Dr.
Houston TX   77042  USA    
713 787-9693

   
6389 Desautels Jacques 1220 Chemin St-Joseph            
Bernieres, QC                           
819 831-4482  
                          
   
6507 Desautels Jacques

            deceased / décédé               

   
6332 Dextras Gaéten

 deceased / décédé (July 2016)       

  Obit
6527 Diamond Gord #2101 - 160 George St.                     
Ottawa, ON, K1N 9M2 
613 562-2487                        
   
6528 DiGenova CM

deceased / décédé(2007)

  Obit
6623 Dill Al

private\privé

   
6529 Disney John

deceased / décédé(2013)

  Obit
6530 Doak Bob 34 Pommel Cr. 
Kanata ON, K2M 1A2 
613 592-5798 
   
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6404 Dodd John 24365-61st Ave. 
Langley BC, V2Y 2G2
(604) 530-0153 
   
6531 Donnarumma Aldo

private\privé

   
6480 Drolet Tom 7085 York St.
Englewood, FL, 34224
828 493-1523 (cell)
941 214-8377                     
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6624 Ducharme Charlie

égaré\lost

   
6496 Emond Charlie 27 Kettering Private                                
Ottawa, ON, K1V 0X8                          
613-260-1829   
   
6398 Émond Joseph

égaré\lost

   
6405 English Gaston 22-635 Paul Doyon
Boucherville, QC, J4B 0A1
450-906-0678
   
6375 Eyre Ken

deceased / décédé 

NEW Obit
6711 Falardeau Pierre

6251 Antoine Manseau
St-Hubert, QC,  J3Y 8T1
450 443-2565  

   
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6445 Favreau Marc 752 Ave. Rockland
Outremont, QC, H2V 2Z6
514 271-8119  
   
6625 Feuer Sammy

private\privé

   
6173 Flannagan Jack 11 Bay Breeze St.  RR#7 
Belleville ON, K8N 4Z7 
613 962-0555
 
   
6419 Florence Joe

 996319 Mulmur-Tosorontio Town Line  
Alliston, ON, L9R 1V0                           
905 880-5688 

   
6502 Fontaine Gilles 161 Rue De Gaspe E                     
Chateauguay, QC  J6J 2N9           
514 691-4019 
   
6533 Forbes Gord (N) 6144 Rivermill Cr. 
Orleans ON, K1C 5N2 
613 830-1960 
  Bio
6532 Forbes Gordon (AF) 79 Compton Cres. 
Bradford ON, L3Z 2X6 
905 775-1403 
   
6712 Fournelle Francis 4882 Lévesque E
St-Vincent-de-Paul, QC,  
450 661-4574  
   
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6246 Fraser Bob 1026 Long Lake Road
RR 7  Pembroke  ON   K8A 6W8
(613) 735-0267
   
6626 Frid Ralph Edward

private/privé

   
6534 Gagne JJHP

égaré\lost

   
6715 Gagnon Yvan 54 Nicholson’s Point Rd
Bath, ON,   K0H 1G0 
613 881-0139
   
6421 Gaucher Michel

private\privé          

   
6347 Gaudreau Roger 13 Lebel 
St. Jean Sur Richelieu QC, J3B 7L3 
450 347-9547   
   
6408 Gauthier Noel

private\privé 

   
6422 Gauthier Rock

470 Chemins des Patriotes N
Mont St. Hillaire, QC  J3G 2C5
(450) 467-9642

   
6403 Geoffrion Pierre

égaré\lost

   
6627 Geres Melvin

private\privé

   
6628 Gerry Wayne

4194 Line 8
Bradford, ON, L3Z 2A5
905 778-1712  

   
6629 Geurts Wally

52 Albany Highway                                      
Bedfordale, WA, Australia, 6112                          
(08) 9399-3902                                             

   
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6458 Girard Claude

5655 Chenier                  
Brossard, QC, J4Z 0K4                     
450 465-2745   

   
6470 Girard Jean-Pierre 11935 Rue Filion                            
Montreal, QC  H4J 1T6                 
514 333-6139                                  
   
6630 Glynn Peter 39-100 Medley Court                
Kingston ON, K7K 6X2            
613 549-6099 
   
6356 Godbout Paulin

deceased / décédé 

   
6440 Goode Tony 6053 Cherry St 
Dartmouth NS, B3H 2K4 
902 444-0313  
   
6248 Gordon Hugh 425 Pelican Drive                             
Victoria, BC V9C 0A4          
250 391-7447                                    
   
6535 Graham Quiller 539 Thessaly Circle 
Ottawa ON, K1H 5W8 
613 737-4403 
   
6631 Grandin Mike 2226 Amherst                             
Calgary, AB, T2T 3B7                
403 244-6418     
   
6505 Gratton Jean

égaré\lost        

   
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5693 Greaves Bruce
4212 Pine Ridge Drive       Box 520     
Verona Ont      K0H 2W0      
613 374-1271                     
   
6536 Growse John

private\privé

   
6474 Guertin Jean

79 Mapleleaf Ave. S          
Ridgeway, ON, L0S 1N9 
905 894-0387

   
6348 Guilbault Paul 10443-21 Ave. NW 
Edmonton AB, T6J 5E9 
403 436-5027  
   
6484 Guitar Rexford

deceased / décédé

   
6400 Hack Douglas

216-531 West Bay Terrace  
Victoria, BC, V9A 5R3        
250 721-2718                      

   
6412 Hadfield John

deceased / décédé

   
6181 Halliday Tony 5403 Windemere Dr.
Burlington, ON, L7L 3M6
905 333-9967   
   
6537 Hampton Jim 2310-1171 Ambleside Drive    
Ottawa, ON, K2B 8E1            
613 721-7637                         
   
6632 Hansen Don 828 Lee Ridge Road NW                  
Edmonton, AB  T6K 0P8                  
780 462-0734                                     
   
6464 Harries David 1200 Cyprus Road                              
Kingston, ON,  K7K 7K4                   
613 545-0363                                       
   
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6633 Harris Jack 117 King George Terrace 
Victoria BC, V8S 2J8 
250 595-3091 
   
6634 Harwood Bryan

deceased / décédé(2002) 

  Obit
6466 Hatin Pierre

deceased / décédé 

   
6538 Helsby Colin 6338 Lumberman Way     
Orleans ON, K1C 1E2 
613 424-2536   
   
6716 Hervieux Lionel 8375 Place Chanceaux
Montréal, QC H1K 1M8
514 352-4273  
   
6361 Hick Larry

1269 Gabriola Drive        
Parksville, BC, V9P 2T5  
205 248-5014

   
6539 Hilliard Nigel 4 Bayside Court
Collingwood, ON, L9Y 4Z1
705 293-0900 
   
6540 Hilton John 218 Garrity Crescent 
Ottawa ON, K2J 3T7 
613 440-4599
   
6183 Hogan Terry 3898 Gallagher's Parkway     
Kelowna, BC, V1W 3Z8       
250 861-2919 
   
6541 Holman Fraser 221 Hanna Road 
Toronto ON, M4G 3P2 
416 421-5443 
fax 416 421-4008             
  Bio
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6635 Horsman Stanley(Stan)

private\privé

   
6475 Houghton Mike 29 Biscayne St.                  
Kingston, ON, K7K 7J9    
613 549-3954 
   
6069 Houliston Peter 54 Paxton Lane                                     
Gloucester ON, K1B 1B7                      
613 841-5175
   
6503 Howland Rodney

2244 Ridge Landing
Oakville, ON, L6M 3L6
905 330-3477

   
6636 Hubbs W.H. deceased / décédé    
6542 Huffman Verne

4823 Empire Drive
Burnaby, BC, V5C5P9
604 291-8144  

   
6637 Humphrey James 57 Bunting Lane                     
Kanata, ON,  K2M 2P5        
613 591-9793                      
   
6638 Ivanochko Bob

private\privé

   
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6459 Izweriw Boris

deceased / décédé

   
6362 Jackson Peter 254 rue de Honfleur
Gatineau QC, J9H 6R7 
819 778-2737 
   
6397 Jackson Lorne

deceased / décédé

   
6543 Jackson Ron 1826 MacAlpine Rd.                                
Gananoque, ON, K7G 2V5                      
613 382-3246 
   
6639 Jakubow Roman 1397 Bouton D'or Rd. 
Ottawa ON, K1E 3L3 
613 834-7723    
   
6461 Jamieson Bob

5152 Cole Cres 
Lambton Shores, ON, N0N 1J7 
519 330-7243                      

   
6640 Jenkinson Bob 199-2401 Cliffe Ave                            
Courtney, BC, V9N 2L5
250 703-0823                     
   
6188 Jensen Jerry 555 Brittany Drive #813
Ottawa ON, K1K 4C5   
613 746-7698
   
6380 Jette Marc 8480 St. Charles Place, Apt 1H 
Brossard QC, J4X 2A5 
450 465-4782
  Bio
6387 Johnson Colin 432 Lake Ave, East
Carleton Place ON, K7C 3R9  (Apr 2015
(613) 257-3506  
   
6432 Johnson John

égaré\lost   

   
6544 Johnson Rick

36501C Dashwood Rd
Dashwood, ON N0M 1N0
519-238-2738                 

  Bio
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6033 Johnston Pat 49 Garden Ave
Perth, ON,   K7H 3R5
613 267-1003  
   
6394 Jonassen RP

égaré\lost

   
6641 Jurek Charlie 207 Sunset Dr., #308           
Cochrane, AB,  T4C 0H7
403 932-1180
   
6395 Keefer Bowie 120 Manastee Rd
Galiano Island, BC, V0N 1P0
250 539-3761
 
   
6642 Kelly William

deceased / décédé(Aug 2016)

  Obit
6643 Kempling Jim 500 Marsett Pl. 4,                 
Victoria, BC, V8Y 7J1         
250 658-6747                            
  Bio
6644 Kennedy Al 511-50 Songhees Drive
Victoria, BC, V9A 7J4

778 440-3930
   
6189 Kennedy Ken 10 Mckenzie Avenue 
London ON, N6C 1V2 
519 433-9339 
   
6535 Kervin Paul

deceased / décédé

   
6416 Kincaid Peter J. Mad Dog Acres
29 Schwebel Lane
Glenoire, NSW, 2157  Australia
612 9652 1165  
   
6486 Kingsbury Ed 515 Notre-Dame
Montebello, QC,  J0V 1L0 
(819) 423-6684 
   
6545 Kittl NL

égaré\lost

   
5995 Kittredge Dave

Laung Khan Dem Apt
Sicanmon Rd
Sisatenak District
Vientiane Capital 
Vientiane 20250, Laos
856-20-7880-1592 

   
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6645 Klassen Ron égaré\lost      
6646 Komonaski Morris  private\privé     
6647 Kryzanowski Mitch 305 Olympus Ave. 
Kingston ON, K7M 5S3 
613 389-6608 
   
6428 Labelle Roland

égaré\lost 

   
6463 Lamarche Richard 265 Rue Houde      
La Prairie, QC   J5R 3B4                       
514 659-2469 
                                       
   
6648 Lancaric Ivan

deceased / décédé (Aug 2011)

NEW  
6368 Landerkin Hugh

#101-2326 Harbour Rd  
Sidney, BC, V8L 2P2
250 655-6320  
         

   
6384 Lapointe Gaston

deceased / décédé

   
6467 Larivière Georges 1516 Rue Robert                               
Chambly, QC,  J3L 1S2                   
450 447-6906   
   
6717 Larochelle Jean 145, Marie-Victoria RR2           
Vercheres, QC, J0L 2R0           
450 583-6088
   
6265 Larson Dean D.

égaré\lost

   
6497 Latreille JAC (Claude) 11 Rue Boisbriand                                
Boisbriand, QC  J7G 1X2                     
514 430-3110    
 
                                     
   
6381 Lavoie Marius 2755 Boul Des Mille-Iles                      
Laval, QC  H7J 1E6                              
450 430-3110                                      
   
6476 Lavoie Bertho 1376 rue Bellevue
St-Lambert-de-Levis, QC, G0S 2W0
418-889-0538
   
6454 Leach Bill

deceased / décédé(Apr 2015)

  Obit
6649 Learmonth Peter 320 Hoult Street 
New Westminster BC, V3L 4X1 
604 525-7681  
   
6506 Lebeau Georges

égaré\lost                            

   
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6424 Ledoux Marc 2123 Ch du Coteau des Hêtres S      
St-André-d'Argenteuil, QC,  J0V 1X0             
450 537-3522  
   
6650 Leesti Mart 14 Aberfeldy St. 
Nepean ON, K2H 6H5 
613 829-7342
 
   
6336 Legendre Rénald 596 Rue De La Vérendrye                   
Boucherville, QC  J4B 2Y4                   
450 655-7467
   
6651 Leitold Ron    
6337 Lemelin Gérard

égaré\lost  

   
6369 Lemieux Robert

égaré\lost

   
6652 LeMoal Gerry 6 Baywater Place 
Winnipeg MB, R2J 3J5
204 256-0919
   
6335 Léonard André

égaré\lost                          

   
6653 Liggett Bill 4894 Lochside Drive 
Victoria BC, V8Y 2E4 
250 658-0980 
   
6546 Likins Roger 7 Permfield Path 
Etobicoke, ON, M9C 4Y5 
416-792-0575                                           
   
6547 Lloyd Peter

5636 Whitewood Ave.       
Manotick, ON,
K4M 1E1

   
6654 Lockhart Peter

private/privé

   
6485 Loiselle Rodolphe

égaré\lost

   
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6386 Lord Laurent

deceased / décédé(juin 2017)

NEW Nécro
6655 Lukenbill Cecil 415 Woodbend Road, S.E. 
Calgary AB,   T2J 1L7  
403 278-5340
   
6548 Lukey Cordell(Cord) 3083 Apple Hill Dr
Ottawa, ON, K1T 3Z2
613 738-1501
   
6656 Lynch Andy

private/privé

   
6662 Mabee Dick 20 The Driveway  #406
Ottawa ON, K2P 1C8 
613 237-1056 
    
   
6462 Macauley Cameron

égaré\lost

   
6378 Macdonald John

     égaré\lost      

   
6396 MacKinnon Rod 1650 St. Andrews Ave.
North Vancouver, BC, V7L 3L6
 
604 983-6984 
  
   
6481 Maher John

Calgary
403 264-5117  

   
6385 Maheu André 1693 rue Parisien
Gatineau, QC,  J8P 7W8
819 669-4755  
   
6553 Malcolm Moe

private/privé

   
6663 Mallory Ed

 deceased / décédé(Mar 2016)

  Obit
6413 Manning Rodderick

égaré\lost

   
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6449 Marchildon Pierre

869 Samuel-Rousseau
St-Antoine de Tilly, QC,  G0S 2C0
418 886-2427  

   
6350 Marcil André 22 ch. des Merisiers
Lac-Supérieur, QC, J0T 1P0  
819 688-2933  
   
6718 Marcotte Jacques

#205, 100 Taschereau Blvd        
La Prairie, QC, J5R 6B4            
450 907-4370                            

   
6363 Marcotte Pierre

deceased / décédé

   
5989 Maroney Carney 15 Clifford Street 
Belleville ON, K8N 2Y2 
613 968-2446  
   
6410 Martin Philippe 107 Cholette 
Hull QC, J8Y 6L7 
819 771-8744 
   
6411 Martin Raymond

égaré\lost

   
6664 Mason Lynn 1578 Vernon St.
Halifax, NS  B3H 3M7
902 423-6924  
   
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6665 Matheson David

deceased / décédé(2011)

  Obit
6719 Matte Michel 176 Dunbarton Court 
Ottawa ON, K1K 4L7 
613 747-0584 
   
6657 McCartney Dave

126 Blackdome Cres  
Kanata, ON, K27 1A7
613-435-8087 

   
6720 McComber Pierre 4710 Berri 
Montreal QC, H2J 2R5 
514 499-0634  
   
6658 McCord Marv 330 West 2nd St., Apt 301
North Vancouver, BC  V7M 1E1
(604) 988-6748  
   
6549 McCurdy Larry 245 Bicknell Cr. 
Kingston ON, K7M 4T7 
613 389-6427 
   
6550 McGarry MD

égaré\lost  

   
6659 McGinty Terry

206 Government St
Victoria, BC, V8V 2K9 
778-433-7705

  Bio
6551 McLaren Jon 4384 Bennett Rd 
Burlington ON, L7L 1Y7 
905 333-5918 
   
6407 McMahon James

private/privé

   
6660 McQuinn Waine 19 Bay Hill Ridge                                
Stittsville ON, K2S 1B9                      
613 831-8960                                     
tunbridge@ncf.ca    (webmaster)
  Bio
6661 McRae Neil

private/privé

   
6433 McTavish William

Windsor, ON

   
6446 Ménard Réal

égaré\lost 

   
6666 Menzies Ken

deceased / décédé(2004)

  Obit
6554 Merklinger Harold
P.O. Box 494
Dartmouth  NS    B2Y 4B8
902 461-1873      
   
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6667 Messner P.U.D.(Peter)

P.O Box 819                                
201-438 Birch Ave                       
100 Mile House, BC, V0K 2E0    
250 395-3881  

   
6447 Michaud Jacques 3243 Mallet 
Quebec City QC, G1C 3S5 
418 661-0257 
   
6460 Miller Kirk

3039 49th Ave, Suite 307           
Red Deer, AB, T4N 3V8            
403 986-8600  
 

   
6555 Miller Bill 807 Kingfisher Cr. 
Orleans ON, K1E 2L5 
613 824-9957 
   
6556 Mills Larry 2404-1510 Riverside Dr.         
Ottawa, ON, K1G 4X5             
613-521-7792                               
   
6489 Milot Marcel

private/privé

   
6557 Mitchell TD

égaré\lost 

   
6668 Mitchell Barry 3 Grayfield Drive                           
Stouffville, ON, L4A 1M4               
(905) 642-8147  
   
6669 Mogan Mike

private/privé

   
6558 Montgomery James

   
6409 Montpetit Gérald

égaré\lost

   
6455 Moore Ken

deceased / décédé

   
6504 Morin Jean

deceased / décédé(2015)

  Nécro
6344 Mousseau Alfred 110 ave Arlington
Westmount, QC,  H3Y 2W4
514 932-4500  
   
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6670 Mowat Dallas

25747 82nd Ave                
Langley, BC, VIM 2M8    
(604) 882-1041                

   
6559 Mueller Gerry

576 Waterton Court
Waterloo, ON, N2V 2K5
519 866-9277  

  Bio
6383 Mulvihill Robert 73 Bramblegrove Cres. 
Ottawa ON, K1T 3E6
613 738-8884 


NEW
 
6671 Murphy Brian

private/privé

   
6015 Murrell Rob

deceased / décédé

   
6338 Mussell James

deceased / décédé(2004)

  Obit
6366 Nappert Roch

deceased / décédé(2014)

  Obit
6560 Nellestyn Andrew tel: 613-864-6202                        
   
6672 Norris R.G.

égaré\lost 

   
6001 Oades Mike

 27-45819 Stevenson Rd
Chilliwack, BC  V2R 5T4
604 824-5959 
       

   
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6673 O'Rourke F.J.

private

   
6351 Ouellette Richard

deceased / décédé(2013)

  Obit
6561 Ouellette JEJ

égaré\lost 

   
6333 Paquette Jean 1063 des Pinsons St.                                 
Beloeil, QC, J3G 5G6                                  
450 464-0270                                               
   
6494 Paradis Pierre Edmond

égaré\lost

   
6674 Parrish Robert

   private/privé

   
6374 Payette Pierre 734 Ave Outremont, Apt.3
Ourtremont, QC  H2V 3N1
514 278-7825  
   
6437 Pecho Verne

3382 Westbrook Mall, C506
Vancouver, BC, V6S 0A7
604 225-5133   

   
6349 Pellerin Alain 193 Springfield Rd 
Ottawa ON, K1M 1C3 
613 744-1176 
   
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6425 Phillips Richard

1640 Mill Rd
North Saanich, BC, V8L 5S9
250  656-4407   

   
6675 Plouffe Bill

3932 Armitage Ave
Dunrobin, ON, K0A 1T0
613 832-1498

   
6562 Powell Arnold

égaré\lost 

   
6676 Presley Jerry 1895 - 136A St.                 
Surrey, B.C.   V4A 9E9     
604 542-2220 
 
   
6423 Provencher Tom 39 Salisbury Circle                               
Brampton, ON  L6V 2Z4                      
416 457-3524    
                                  
   
6488 Pyne Terry 1116 St. Jovite Ridge 
Orleans ON, K1C 1Y7 
613 834-2192 
   
6399 Raby Gérard

égaré\lost

   
6677 Rask Don

private/privé

   
6678 Rattray Bill 7 Quinte Cres
Kitchener, ON, N2A 3K2
519 616-8402

   
6563 Reay Gord

deceased / décédé(2000)

  Obit
6359 Reichelson Sam

1102 Edenham Way
Greensboro, NC, 27410-4188
336 834-8109

   
6564 Reid John

deceased / décédé(2004)

   Obit 
6679 Revering Claude

private/privé

   
6392 Rigby Brian

Nanaimo BC       
250 618-2340

   
6346 Rioux Ronald 200 Rideau St.,#104
Ottawa, ON, K1N 5Y1
613 680-5015   
                         
   
6491 Robertson Gilles

égaré\lost

   
6565 Robertson KJ

deceased / décédé

   
6441 Roche Patrick 214 Barrow Cres
Kanata, ON, K2L 2C7
613 592-6374  

   
6680 Rode Andy

private/privé

   
6472 Roelofsen Rudolph(Rudy) 4041 West 31st Ave. 
Vancouver BC, V6S 1Y7
604 228-9529  
   
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6566 Ross Doug 2395 Mesa Vista Court            
West Kelowna BC V4T 2X9        
250 707-3313                               
  Bio
6681 Roy R.J.

égaré\lost

   
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6567 Running Gary P.O. Box 3                              
Madeira Park, BC, V0N 2H0   
778 338-4876                        
   
6682 Rutherford Don

égaré\lost

   
6683 Saint-Jean Marcel

égaré\lost

   
6721 St-Laurent Pierre

465 Morningside                              
Dollard Des Ormeaux, QC,  H9G 1K2
514 626-8485  

   
6482 Salmon Ronald

569 NE 62nd St.
Newport, OR, 97365
541 264-8625 

   
6376 Salter John

deceased / décédé(1973)

  Obit
6568 Sanford Ed

deceased / décédé(July 2017)

NEW Obit
6009 Sarantos Peter

égaré\lost

   
6684 Sarnosky M.W.

private\privé

   
6569 Savigny Glenn

deceased / décédé

   
6685 Sayant Gary

private\privé

   
6686 Schmitke Rod

5640 Whitewood Ave      
Manotick, ON, K4M 1E1   
613 491-0280          
   

   
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6687 Selig R.M.

deceased / décédé(1995)

   
6688 Shamber Pat

deceased / décédé(2012)

  Obit
6570 Shaw Doug 2124 Beaumont Rd. 
Ottawa ON, K1H 5V3 
613 737-4257    
   
6571 Shiga Bruce

deceased / décédé(2010)

  Obit
6689 Shupe Terry

private\privé

   
6049 Simoneau Rene 2022 De Tripoli Chomedey 
Laval QC, H7M 4M1 
450 663-7203
   
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6314 Smart Stu 4 Victoria Heights Ave. 
Mono ON, L9W 3G7 
519 941-8374 
   
6450 Smith David

deceased / décédé

   
6690 Spalding Jack

égaré\lost

   
6439 Spence Hugh 35 Ridgefield Cr. 
Nepean ON, K2H 6S3 
613 726-8039 
  Bio
6572 Spicer Dave 307 - 6015 Iona Dr.                               
Vancouver, BC   V6T 2J4              
604 264-0246
   
6414 Spicoluk Stephen

9925 Jasper Ave NM 2607
Edmonton, AB, T5J 2X5
780 423-1193  

   
6390 Staple Ronald 120 Gleneagles View
Cochrane, Alberta T4C 1P3
403 932-9995 
   
6372 Starkes Robert

4808 Oak Way
Raleigh, NC, 27613
919 848-1696
cell 919 417-7708

   
6469 Stephenson Donald

égaré\lost

   
6420 Stevens Samuel

égaré\lost

   
6573 Stevens Charles

 deceased / décédé (5 Apr 2012)

  Obit
6691 Stewart Pat

deceased (15 April 2001) 

  Obit
6574 Stone Wally 805 Hilton Creek,               
Creston, BC, V0B 1G6      
250 402-6762                    
   
6014 Sutherland Fred 77 Abbey Dawn Drive, 
Bath ON, K0H 1G0 
613 352-8788
   
6692 Swinehart A.E.

private\privé

   
6406 Talbot Lévis 818 Trait-Carrée                                 
Armagh, QC  G0R 3E0                        
418 882-5021                                     
   
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6451 Taylor Doug 253 Stafford Ave 
Courtenay, BC, V9N 6Z6 
250 338-4883                      
   
6575 Taylor Lawrence 106 Ashgrove Ave. 
Dartmouth NS, B2V 1G5 
902 462-5676
   
6693 Taylor Terry

égaré\lost

   
6367 Thackray Peter

39 Quinella Dr 40
London, ON, N6K 3A6
519 657-0224  

   
6499 Thibault Gilles

               deceased / décédé                    

   
6379 Thompson Jérôme(Jerry)

42 Slade Cres
Kanata, ON, K2K 2K9
613-599-9387

   
6417 Thompson Barry

rue Deslisle   
les Coteaux, QC, J7X 1G4
438 985-4370

   
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6694 Tolton Larry 11366 Bird Road                                  
Richmond BC, V6X  1N8                      
   
6695 Tomlin Lorne 1875 Sandstone Dr.           
Penticton BC, V2A8Y6     
250 493-4122                   
   
6696 Treleaven Richard

private\privé

   
6027 Tremblay Gilles 99 rue Brideau
Beauport, QC,  G1C 2N3
418 663-0404
   
6436 Tremblay Joseph

égaré\lost

   
6493 Tremblay Robert

égaré\lost

   
6452 Tretick Gerry 29-6833 Meadows Dr.    
Oliver BC, V0H 1T4             
205 498-0445 
   
6576 Trusty Wayne

136 Charlotte St 
Merrickville, ON, K0G 1N0
613 269-4893  

   
6697 Umrysh Gary

deceased / décédé(2013)

  Obit
6698 Van Boeschoten Gerrit

deceased / décédé(2005)

  Obit
6577 Vanderkurr George 812 Fairview Ave                        
Pickering, ON, L1W 1M8           
(905) 839-4858    
  Bio
6722 Vernier Denis

private\privé

   
6442 Verreault Jules

égaré\lost

   
6492 Villeneuve Richard

égaré\lost

   
6357 Wagner Jean 27 Mullen Road               
Chelsea, QC, J9B 1E6         
819-827-6334 
   
6444 Waigh Ashley

deceased / décédé(2014) 

  Obit
6699 Walker George

deceased / décédé(2017)

NEW Obit
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6700 Walker Bob 2753 PrincessSt., Suite 108
Kingston, ON, K7P 0H1 
613 767-8106
   
6353 Walker Peter 123 Av Astoria 
Pointe Claire QC, H9S 5B1 
514 697-5461 
  Bio
6354 Walker Richard

deceased / décédé 

   
6578 Watson Barry 330 Nicholson's Point Road            
RR3 Bath, ON, K0H 1G0             
613 389-3608                               
   
6701 Welsh Bill Vancouver Island, BC    
6702 Whatley Bonard

3385 Dawson Road
Thunder Bay, ON P7G 2J8   
807 767-1486

   
6579 Whitfield Bill 145 Britannia
Bath, ON, K0H 1G0
613 881-0368                                    
   
6343 Wilson Ian 10 Bayport Pvt
Ottawa, ON, K1V 0Z3
613 521-2798
  Bio
6703 Wilson Al #42  20 Isherwood Ave                         
Cambridge, ON, N1R 8P9                  
519 267-4142                       
   
6345 Wilson Georges 333 Blvd Mortagne 
Boucherville QC, J4B 1B6 
450 655-7737 
   
6704 Wilson John 5790 Shawinigan Dr.            
Chilliwack BC, V2R 0A8      
604 858-3504
   
6705 Wilson Matt

87 Melon St.
Thunder Bay, ON, P7A 6J1
807 767-5045 

   
6373 Wright Ken

égaré\lost

   
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6706 Wright Dick 24 Okadoka St, Box 308
Kenosee Lake, SK, S0C 2S0
306 575-9555         
   
6580 Wright Roger 1916 Pike Place #12 PMB 697            
Seattle, WA 98101                               
360 540-1151                                      
   
6581 Young Dave 6118 Holly Tree Dr 
Alexandria VA,   22310-2215 USA 
703 960-8844  
   
6707 Young Ed 71 Oak Haven Road            
Oak Haven, NB, E3L 3S7    
506-465-8818                      
   
6430 Young Paul 2324 High House Rd, 
Cary, NC, 27519-7527           
919 387-1719 
   
6708 Young Herb

deceased / décédé(1994)

   
6473 Zarins Raymond

32591 Azores Rd.
Dana Point, CA, 92629
949 246-7070

   
      25431 Cabot Road #110
Laguna Hills, CA, 92653
949 716-1900
   
6709 Zelmer Lynn

Box 1414 Main Post Office           
Rockhampton, Queensland, 4700  
Australia                                        
(07) 4936 3099  

   
6391 Zirnhelt John 4188 Beacon Lane
Mississauga, ON,  L5C 3V9
905 897-3452  
   
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CLASS OF 1965 BIOGRAPHIES/OBITUARIES 

Biographies et nécrologies des confrères de la classe de 1965

     Please email some current info on yourself to the class committee to be added to this page

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Brent Abbott - Biography

Linda and I spent 37 years with the CF retiring in 1997. That left me with many positives and the conviction that I had the support and assistance of several friends.  Those years were marked with challenges, demanding emotional stress, and great satisfaction.  I served in a generous mix of staff and line positions with the airforce,  primarily in air transport ( a force majeure of the Trudeau defence policy).   Our posting included Moose Jaws (2), Edmonton(2),Trenton (2), Ottawa (3), Toronto(2), Kingston, Sardinia, and Germany with a side tour in Egypt unaccompanied. 

The constant in the process was my family.  Linda took a vicarious interest in the decision process of the CF.  As a function of my frequent absences flying with Air Transport, we rounded out our family with five children by 1974. My family was supportive in all these activities and prospered as a consequence of Linda’s influence because I was absent for many significant events. Events such as my daughter, Kim’s grad from U of A, Peter and Craig’s glider and power wings presentations with Air Cadets, Craig’s graduation from RMC and so on.  I did attend some of the significant events, Kim and Greg’s wedding in Edmonton , Peter’s wings ceremony in Moose Jaw,  and his winning the bombing award on the CF18 course in Cold Lake; Craig’s graduation from the Air Weapons course as top student, David’s grad in Aeronautical engineering, and Micheal’s graduation from Carleton at the top of the Dean’s list for Accounting. God knows how they succeeded but for that I am thankful.  Between them they have given us 11 grandchildren geographically dispersed between Edmonton, Port Elgin, Ottawa, Colorado Springs, Montreal and UAE.

While five children (Kim, Peter, Craig, David and Mike) present many challenges, there were and are a number of rewards. For our last tour in Geilenkirken Germany, our youngest were in university. That should have allowed us significant travel opportunities, but the war in the Adriatic tended to have an overriding influence on my activity. Son David took up triathlon and while representing Canada in the Canary Islands, won a wife who is from Belgium.  We did enjoy Europe and have been back several times.

I was presented with the option of retirement or participating actively in the downsizing of the air transport operations, and elected to take my leave of the CF in Edmonton (an Army Base!!). Given that the recession had taken hold, my initial plans vapourized. While Linda was back in Europe on a visit, I took a job. I informed her that the new position was in a great tourist area, several languages were spoken and the people were very welcoming, in La Ronge Sask.  The position was a true educational experience to inform me on how others managed a successful civilian flying career. It was a busy year and while Saskatchewan was very generous to me, I returned to Edmonton to accept a position which involved a suitable balance of travel ( mostly to NWT and Yukon) and active engagement with the technological challenges of aviation which I had missed due to administration commitments. I keep current on the Beech C90 and 737.

I have maintained a constant commitment to volunteer positions and not-for-profit activities. Linda and I have enjoyed the opportunity to travel for visits with family and for several cruises. We are enjoying the years and if you are in Edmonton, you are welcome. 

  John Adams - Biography

After returning to Canada from Oxford in 1967, I spent 28 years in the Canadian Military Engineers. I retired from the Canadian Forces in 1995 but remained with the Department of National Defence as Assistant Deputy Minister, Infrastructure and Environment until 1998. 

Now on a different tack, I am Commissioner of the Canadian Coast Guard within the Department of Fisheries and Oceans. 

Wally, our three children, their spouses and our four grandchildren (all under six) continue to flourish. Between work, family, cycling and hockey life is a slice. 

Doug Armstrong - Biography

I was having so much fun I stayed in the Army 24 years. I met my current wife (and only wife) in our fourth year and we have 2 girls, one an accountant with White Rose Nurseries in Markham and one an engineer with Sun Microsystems in California. We also have one grand daughter. We have lived in many places, our current abode being Newmarket north of Toronto.

While in the military, I saw lots of time in Germany and England and was fortunate to get a Masters in Electrical Engineering at the US Naval Post Graduate School in California. I got out of the military in 1985 and joined Spar Aerospace, the maker of the Shuttle CanadaArm. I have been with them ever since. Their name has changed to Macdonald Dettiwiler but they still do space robotics. I have been the Manager of Electrical Engineering for the last three years. Probably my fantastic education at RMC got me the job.

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Stephen J. Arnold - Biography

After graduation, I spent four years with the regular navy including one posting as a watch-keeping Supply Officer on HMCS Columbia. Four more years with the naval reserves included one year as A/CO of HMCS Cataraqui in Kingston. I have my CD.

I'm in Kingston because of my appointment as Professor, School of Business, Queen's University. I've been here since 1974 when I completed my PhD at the University of Toronto. I teach marketing strategy and retail management to BCom students. I also teach research methodology to MSc and PhD candidates.

Wife Carynne is responsible for Kingston Literacy and daughter Caroline pursues her carpentry craft. Caroline earned a Queen's BA and an Algonquin College Diploma in heritage carpentry. Son Paul just graduated from U of T with a BMus in composition. He enjoys student life, however, and hopes to continue as a graduate student.

I fight a losing battle with girth even though I row on Collins Bay in the summer and speed skate with the Kingston Striders during the winter. I do enjoy my pint.

Serge Arpin - Nécrologie (fev 2017)



À l’Hôpital Chauveau, le 30 janvier 2017, à l’âge de 74 ans, est décédé monsieur Serge Arpin, époux de dame Claudette Lord, fils de feu monsieur Robert Arpin et de feu dame Clairette Gaulin. Il demeurait à Québec.

Il laisse dans le deuil, outre son épouse Claudette; ses filles : Geneviève (Éric Naboulsi), Danielle; ses petits-enfants : Rosa, Zakary, Catherine et Laurent; son frère Jacques (Francine Demers); son beau-frère Claude Lord (Louise Caron); ainsi que plusieurs neveux, nièces, cousins, cousines, parents et ami(e)s.

La famille tient à remercier tout le personnel de l’Hôpital Chauveau pour les bons soins prodigués.

Vos témoignages de sympathie peuvent se traduire par un don à la Société Canadienne du cancer, 1040, avenue Belvédère, bureau 214, Québec (Qc) G1S 3G3. Tél. : 418 683-8666.

Vil Auns - Biography (Sept 2015)

Vil was born in Riga, Latvia on 15 June 1943, left with his family during the war in 1944 and lived in Sweden till 1948, then Ireland till the summer of 1949. Vil and his family finally arrived at Pier 21 in Halifax, N.S. on 9 Aug 1949 on the MS ACQUITANIA. They finally settled in Montreal, P.Q. where he grew to puberty.  He and his family became Canadian Citizens in 1952.

Vil joined the Royal Canadian Navy in September 1960 and attended the College Militaire Royal de St. Jean from September 1960 till the summer of 1963. He received his commission as Sub-Lieutenant in May 1965, graduating from the Royal Military College of Canada with a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electrical Engineering.

This was followed by the required training to qualify for operational watch-keeping duties at sea in HMCS QU'APPELLE and HMCS YUKON. Vil then attended the TENTH LONG WEAPONS COURSE in 1968, followed by Department Head and Weapons Officer duties in HMCS NIPIGON and HMCS KOOTENAY, from Feb 1969 to Mar 1973. During this period, whilst on watch, Vil controlled the operations of these ships at sea in numerous national and international exercises. In addition, during February 1972, Vil received his official Command Qualification to Command Canadian surface warships.

In 1974 he was promoted to LCDR and was selected to attend the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, graduating Dec 1976 with a Master of Science in Engineering Acoustics. Vil then assumed the duties of Executive Officer in HMCS ASSINIBOINE until his posting to the Canadian Forces National Defence Headquarters in Feb 1979. Promoted to Commander in January 1980, Vil assumed the duties of Section Head, Surface Ship Weapon Systems and Sensors Requirements until June 1982, being responsible for defining their requirements and staffing their acquisition.

He was then selected to attend the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island, graduating in Jun 1983. This was a graduate level curriculum on policy, operations and management. The intent was not only to learn on global issues but also to establish personal networking with navies from the world. In Vil`s case it was 35 navies. He still stays in touch with many of his old classmates today.

Vil assumed command of HMCS FRASER from Dec 1983 until Aug 1985 and truly enjoyed being with a great ship`s company in various exercises at sea from the North Sea to the southern Caribbean.

This was followed by a posting to the position of Vice-Commandant of the Canadian Forces Fleet School in Halifax, Nova Scotia. In this capacity he administrated and directed operations of an organization of 600 staff and the average student population of 1400.

In August 1988, Vil joined the Canadian Patrol Frigate (CPF) Project as the Operational Requirements Manager (ORM) for six years. He provided the CPF project office a Command perspective and determined/clarified operational priorities during contractor negotiations. Due to his extensive Combat System experience and knowledge, his major activity became to be personally involved to ensure that the CPF Combat Systems (CS) were in fact developed in accordance with the formal/contracted requirements. In 1992 he also assumed the duties of Senior Trials Director (STD) of the CPF CS Trials Program - overseeing all of the warfighting weapon and sensor Trials Directors, and personally ensuring that the CS was in fact properly integrated and correctly controlled by the CPF Command and Control System (CCS).

Vil supervised the development of the major CS trials and their data collection plans; and directed those trial activities. He then led the PMO CPF technical deliberations to the solutions of trials arisings.

Vil also instituted and implemented the HALIFAX Class Weapon Certification program, which verified that each commissioned HALIFAX Class frigate and their Commissioning crew were trained and ready in all respects - prior to embarking and using live missiles and munitions for their trials program. He was given, by the Commander, Maritime Command, the exclusive Certification Authority for all CPFs/HALIFAX Class frigates - both those under the PMO CPF trials program and those that had become operational within Maritime Command.

In parallel, Vil initiated the development, monitored that development and then approved the initial HALIFAX Class Above Water CS Drill Procedures, which were used during the Trials program – and then were formally passed on to the Canadian Navy for operational use.

Leaving the CPF Project Office in 1994, Vil was posted to NDHQ as the Section Head in charge of Business Planning for DND’s Department Information Services Organization (DISO) and was also in charge of staffing DND’s Information Management Strategic Plan.  

Vil retired from the RCN on 4 April 1995.

Two weeks later Vil joined Lockheed Martin Canada (then Unisys GSG) for his next 16 years of work that primarily focused on our Canadian Navy.

Vil was primarily employed as the Senior Advisor, Naval Combat Systems since joining Lockheed Martin Canada (LM Canada) in the Spring of 1995.

He was directly involved with DND/Canadian Navy engineers/operators to: plan for the future Combat Systems for the Canadian Navy; and lead the integration of the new Evolved SEASPARROW Missile (ESSM) into the HALIFAX Class CS. 

Vil developed during1997 to 2000, for the Canadian Navy, a Blueprint/Functional Model that detailed the required Functions of a modern Canadian Naval CS, along with its CCS and Information Management System (IMS). It provided descriptions of the perceived functionalities of the required CS Functions, along with the required inputs and output of each of the Functions. The operational requirements that are supported by the proposed CS were provided as a Requirements List.

During 2000 to 2009, Vil primarily worked as the Senior System Engineer for the new advanced Vertical Launch Evolved SEASPARROW Missile (VLESSM) System integration into the HALIFAX Class frigates of the Canadian Navy.  In that capacity he:

·         led the development of the Performance and Compatibility Requirements (P&CR) Document (Requirements Document) for the VLESSM System and the project’s  Master Test Plan.

·         attended numerous national and international meetings with the DND Project Manager (PM)  ESSM as the VLESSM System expert.  He provided guidance to DND/Navy staff on HALIFAX Class CS related matters and provided overall VLESSM System insight to the LM Canada integration team.

·         provided system engineering support to the DND PM ESSM with respect to the integration of the Mk 73 Mod 3 CWI Solid State Transmitter (SSTX) into the HFX Class CS. This included in leading the LM Canada team to develop the SSTX Trials Plan and Procedures that were executed for the acceptance of the SSTX into the Fleet.

·         was very involved with Raytheon IDS engineers and the Canadian Navy/NDHQ engineers to plan the way ahead for the implementation and particularly the testing requirements of the Uplink capability (updating the ESSM in flight to the engaged target) for the ESSM fitted HFX Class frigates.

Vil retired from LM Canada 2 June 2011.

On a Personal Note

I met my bride, Faye, in Halifax and we were married in 1968. We were blessed with two children: Adrienne Lisa and Daniel Richard.

Adrienne married a treasure – Jason Vienneau – and they have been blessed with a wonderful little red-head daughter, Addison, who seems to know everything. Addison will be eight years old this fall. They live in Ottawa.

Dan married a sweetheart, Michelle Morrice, and they have been blessed with two sons: Nick and Dylan. Nick is eleven years old and Dylan is nine years old. Dan and Michelle seem to be living in their cars, driving the boys to rinks and soccer fields all over the Ottawa region. They also live in Ottawa.

Faye worked as a Registered Nurse for many years – when not taking the time off to properly raise our children. Her last ten years of employment was as a Medical Adjudicator for the Canadian Government – assessing the veracity of claims for government Medical Pensions.

Faye and I are both truly retired now. We downsized from our Ottawa home and in Dec 2013 have moved to a new condominium in Brockville, the Tall Ships Landing, which overlooks the St. Lawrence River and the 1000 Islands. Life goes on peacefully: we volunteer at stuff; we bike along the 1000 Island Parkway and yes, have an occasional brew from time to time.

We are both thankful to the Big Guy up there, for providing us the health to enjoy all of the above.

Life is great!!

 

Tom Bailey - Biography (Updated 2011)

After grad, started my flying career as a Naval Aviator in Shearwater, NS where I met my wife, Sharon. Memorable postings included flying CC130s at Trenton, ON, five years in Flight Safety, '85-90, the last two as Chief Accident Investigator, and serving as EA/AdmPer. A career highlight was as CO 440 Search and Rescue Squadron, Edmonton, which brought us to the Prairies. Came to Winnipeg in '93 and here I remain after tours as WAdmO, WOpsO and A3 Task at 1 Canadian Air Division HQ.

Retired from the military in late '98 but stayed with DND where I am employed as a civilian instructor for the Aerospace Systems Course at the CF School of Aerospace Studies, teaching Aerodynamics, Stability and Control, Control Theory, Human Factors, and organizing the Military and Industrial Visit Program.

Wife Sharon died from cancer in '03.  I have one daughter living and working in Ottawa, one married and teaching along with her husband in Wetaskiwin and one son and his wife working in Winnipeg.  

Remarried in July 2009 to Terri Scott.  Retired from DND in Jul 2010; remaining in Winnipeg.  Active in the Knight’s of Columbus (Grand Knight 2010-11) and still playing hockey in winter and ball in summer.  Being retired, now have more opportunity to enjoy international travel
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John Telesphore Bart - 28 April 1943 - 28 September 2014

Published in the Toronto Star on Oct. 1, 2014

I'm Glad for All the Life I've Had :) There's nothing like a cancer diagnosis to force a man to take stock of his life. This is particularly true when you find out you have a glioblastoma -- an incurable brain cancer. Two and a half years ago, when I was almost 69, I got the news about my tumour after experiencing only a couple of weeks of mild symptoms. Up until the afternoon of my diagnosis, I lead a busy, productive life running a business I started more than two decades earlier. My wife and I travelled extensively, we ate well and exercised several times a week. In fact, I was in excellent health for my entire life, having been fortunate enough to dodge the many bullets that can cut down a man in his prime or destroy his quality of life. Still, here I am now, done with treatments and surgeries, facing the end of my life. Most people are satisfied waiting for others to write about them after they're gone, but leaving things to others has never really been my style. And it hardly makes sense to change that now. I was born April 28, 1943 in Thorold, Ontario. From my modest beginnings as a young lad growing up on Patricia Street with my sisters Geraldine and Patsy and my brother Chris, I worked hard to make a better life for myself. As a teenager, I was eager to help out in our many family businesses, from dry cleaning to television repair to dairy delivery. Although many people would call the experiences of my youth "character building", none of them prepared me fully for the next chapter of my life. After high school, my family had no money for costly university tuition, so in 1961 I did the only thing I could do to secure myself the future I wanted: I enrolled at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, where I could trade three years of military service for an education. As an engineering student, the academic load was rigorous, but it was the mandatory participation in athletics that really took a toll -- though mostly on my ego. Despite all the challenges of RMC, I emerged four years later a better man, with a Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering. I've always credited RMC with teaching me the lessons I would need to continue down the road to a successful life. That's why I was so delighted to be able to create an endowment at RMC that funds both the Captain John Bart Teamwork Prize and the Captain John Bart Leadership Award for new recruits each year. After my service in the military, I returned to school and earned an MBA and PhD in Finance from the University of Western Ontario. I went on to teach corporate finance and stock market investing at several Canadian universities. It was during my tenure at the University of Windsor that I discovered the Stock Selection Guide developed by the late George Nicholson Jr. of the Detroit-based National Association of Investors Corporation (NAIC). I updated the Guide and began introducing it to Canada's individual investors. Subsequently in 1987, I developed the Canadian Shareowner Association, which came to include various investing educational publications, seminars and events. Now known as Canadian ShareOwner Investments Inc., this unique organization became the only Canadian investment dealer to sponsor a real-money stock market competition for university and college students ("Doublescoop"). Today, ShareOwner continues to provide Canada's only dollar-based stock trading service to individual investors. I feel very happy that my investment education and stock brokerage business have touched the lives of thousands of Canadians. Hopefully, they will all continue to follow the sensible investment principles taught by Canadian ShareOwner, such as dollar-cost-averaging, investing over the longterm and limiting portfolios to a few high quality growth stocks and low-cost exchange-traded funds that track indices such as the Standard & Poor's 500 Index. Despite the cancer that is ravaging my brain, I really do believe I have been one of the lucky ones. I have truly enjoyed a rich life. Not only am I thankful for the many opportunities I have had to help improve the lives of others, but also for the strong, loving relationships I have built with my wife Mary, my children Angela Bart, Sarah Rogers and David Bart, as well as with my grandchildren Ellie Bart Bailey, Evelyn Bailey, Emma Rogers, Max Rogers, Zac Rogers, Bobby Bart, Johnny Bart and Annie Bart. I am also grateful for Dr. Mark Bernstein's neurosurgery team and the doctors and nurses at The Gerry & Nancy Pencer Brain Tumor Centre at Princess Margaret Hospital for helping extend my life considerably longer than might have been expected. Mary has stood by me since my tumour was first diagnosed and has helped me live comfortably with the side effects of the surgery, radiation and chemotherapy. I don't know what I would have done without her. Even when the treatments and the disease itself left me weary and battered, Mary would insist that we get up and do things -- even simple errands -- just to get out of the house. It is thanks to Mary's spunk and determination that we were even able to spend a good part of the last two winters out of the cold in a beautiful condo in Florida. And right up until the end, she would always insist that we honour our weekly "date night" on Friday evenings, when we would drink wine, eat cheese and dance or just listen to a selection of special music we compiled together. It seems fitting, then, that I should leave her with the lyrics of one of our all-time favourite songs by Alan Jackson: "We won't be sad. We'll be glad for all the life we've had." And I am very glad for all the life I've had. -

Jean Pierre Beaulne - Obituary - Feb 2012


BEAULNE, Jean Pierre (John)
LCol (ret'd)
K of C Council #12249

Sadly, but peacefully at home, John passed away on February 3, 2012. He is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Mary Ann (Young), his children Michel (Carole Anne), Kevin (Dorota), Monique (Bruce) and Nicole, his mother Gabrielle and his siblings, Roland, Jacqueline, Madeleine and Denise. "Grandpa" will also be greatly missed by Matt, Alex, Geordi, Meaghan, Aidan, Kino, Kale, Max, Emily and Olivia. Following a military career of 35 years, John easily settled into his retirement years happily involved in his parish and community. He and his wife travelled to many exotic places around the world. A funeral mass will be held at Holy Spirit in Stittsville on Friday, February 10th at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or Holy Spirit Parish would be appreciated.

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Reg Bird - Biography

I left the military in 1968 after serving three years in the frozen north of Alberta at Cold Lake weapons test range. (Fortunately our country wasn't attacked during that time!) I next took a job with "ednomton telephones" in Edmonton (still the frozen north) becoming President in 1985. After they realized what they had done, I was quickly shipped off to Winnipeg (still the frozen north) to become CEO of MTS, the Manitoba Telephone System. 

I left MTS in 1990 to take a position with Northern Telecom, now Nortel Networks, back in Edmonton (still the frozen north) as Vice President for Canada West selling equipment to some of the very companies I ran so they could beat up on each other in the new competitive telecom environment.

Today, Susan and I have escaped the frozen north and I am President of Nortel Networks for Asia South Pacific with homes in both Sydney, Australia and Singapore.

Alex Bovey - Biography

I really enjoyed CMR but, unfortunately, let a couple of academic subjects force me back to civy street before I could "See the World"!

I had been looking forward to following in the footsteps of my father who was an NO and of my grandfather who had been Commandant of the RMC. I would not have enjoyed the 'Jolly Green'.  I am still very proud to been Ex-Cadet.
 
I joined the Bank of Montreal in Montreal and worked for them in the Toronto area for several years.    From there I was hired to open an industrial finance company office in Vancouver.  When they folded, I elected to stay in 'God's country' and have been here ever since.  For many years, I was in all aspects of the car dealership business.  From that I evolved with my love of computers and their capabilities to the IT sector where I have my own company that provides consulting here and abroad.
 
Since 1972, I have been involved in politics at all levels and for a while in the late eighties and early 90's, I was an assistant to a federal minister. Locally, I was the Campaign Manager for a previous Mayor for 16 years.  Currently, I have been President of the group representing the majority of city council (Richmond NPA) since 1995.
 
While I like my tech toys, my main love is sailing.  I have a 37' ketch, Sea Swallow,  which provides my greatest relaxation, especially in the spectacular cruising waters that we have here.
 
In 1966 I married Angela, who hails from Worcestershire, at the Cathedral in Kingston.  We have two daughters.  One, an Engineer with IBM, is married to a Dutchman and is also living nearby.  The other is at UVic in Victoria studying geography and anthropology.

Mike Braham - Biography (2007)

Immediately after graduation I joined HMCS GATINEAU in Halifax and then headed to the UK for submarine training. Following intensive training with the Royal Navy and with apparent logic I was sent to Esquimalt to serve in Canada's US-built submarine, HMCS GRILSE.  It soon became apparent to that outstanding band of professionals in the Canadian submarine service that I was not of the "right stuff" and I was tactfully sent off to do logistcs training in CFB Borden. At the time it was a devastating disappointment that turned out to be the turning point in my naval career. 

Following training I returned to Esquimalt as Supply Officer of HMCS QU'APPELLE, followed two years later by an exchange posting to the USN Supply Centre in Oakland, CA.  Now firmly deskbound, a series of interesting an non-naval postings followed including ammunition  and Leopard tank parts procurement; a study on Other Ranks trades that introduced significant career changes that continue to exist today; a tour at NATO Headquarters; and, finally a posting as the first non-army Director of Logistics Operations. 

I retired as a Captain (N) in 1987 and went on to spend 12 years with Emergency Preparedness Canada as a Director responsible for national and international emergency planning. A very interesting time with some great people - lots of good ideas but not enough resources to make an impact. A far cry from the huge Department that replaced EPC - no ideas and tons of resources. 

On that bitter note I moved back to the DND Mother House in 1999 as Director General Safety where I remain today, or at least until 30 Sep 08 which I have designated as my official retirement from public life. 

All that of course is fluff compared to my real achievements which have been to stay married to Janet all this time and to raise two great kids - Wendy, a teacher in Mission, BC and Stephen, a policy analyst with PSEPC (ironic) in their regional office in Halifax. They have so far produced two beautiful grandchildren with a third on the way. Retirement looks to be centred around cross country travel.

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George Brown - Biography (2005)
After graduation, I spent a few (20 some) years in the Navy, but spent very little of that time in ships. I worked in technical and staff jobs in various Navy towns like Halifax and Victoria, and also spent some time in other non-Navy places like El Paso where I attended a System Engineering course given by the US Army. I went back to RMC in 1973 for an M.Eng degree in Electrical Engineering (I think they were hard up for students that year). After that, I spent my remaining time in various jobs at NDHQ, and attended the RN Staff College at Greenwich, England.

I left the Navy (by now the CF) in 82, but continued to work as a civilian engineer in the Maritime Engineering Division at NDHQ until 98. At that time I left Canada to move to Brussels where I took up my present job as a Project Manager for a NATO project called FORACS (it's a mouth-numbing acronym dealing with ship's test ranges). When I left for Brussels, my family remained in Ottawa and unfortunately my wife, Marnie, was tragically killed in a traffic accident later that year. 

Later, I met Beatrice Cardon from Flanders and we were married in 2002. We live in the Brussels area. My 2 children and 3 grandchildren live in the Ottawa area. My son Michael is a Chartered Accountant, living in Kanata with his wife and 2 daughters. My daughter Alison is a Pharmacist, and lives in Orleans with her husband and 1 son (with 1 more on the way :). We visit as often as we can.

I regret that I could not get to the big 40th reunion, but look forward to the 50th (in only 6 years). By then I should be retired, I hope!
Ross Burns - Obituary (1998)

6519 Lieutenant-Colonel Ross Arthur Burns, CD 

Ross died suddenly on March 29, 1998 in Calgary. He was predeceased by his wife Anna who had died after a long illness in 1996. He is survived by his children Carey, Ian, Andrew, and Erin. Ross graduated from RMC in 1965 with an honours degree in Economics and Commerce, and earned an MA in Economics at the University of Western Ontario in 1966. He served in the 8th Canadian Hussars Regiment for 14 years, retiring with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in 1980. His private sector career was with Nova Corporation, most recently as Manager, Government Relations.

As a cadet, Ross was the ultimate "Truth, Duty, Valour" man, serving as CSL of 5  Squadron in his final year. Not given to many words, he earned respect by doing  rather than saying. Everything he did, he did very, very well. This habit never left   him. In a letter read at his memorial service, a former sergeant praised him as "the best officer he had ever served under". At Nova, Ross instituted a highly successful  mentor program which paired seasoned executives with green, new hires. Also a  leader in the Canadian chemical industry, he raised the profile of environmental   issues well before it became popular to do so. At home, he was a dedicated husband and father. Canada has lost a role model. His deeds and our memory of him will live on.

Author: 6584 Keith P. Ambachtsheer
Published in Veritas magazine, Summer 1998

Steve Burridge - Obituary (2014)
Steven R.G.W. Burridge (1940 - 2014)

Steven, beloved husband of Katherine, passed away suddenly at home on Feb. 7, 2014. He also leaves his loving family; Erinn Gleeson (John), Steven Jr. (Brenda), Craig (Karen) and grandchildren Keira, Cole, Olivia and Evan. He was also loved by neigh-bor-son, Henry Waack Jr., sister-in-law Janet Far-quhar, and half- brother David Theobald. Steven was raised in St. Catharines, Ontario and was a graduate of RMC in Kingston, Ontario. He later served as a navigator in Comox, B. C. Once retired from the air force, he joined the 15th Field Artillery Unit, where he served as a weekend soldier for many years. Following a short career in sales, he became a C.A. and practiced in Coquitlam. The family would like to thank the 911 Emergency Responders of Coquitlam; and Drs. D. Mudie and S. Clutterham for their care and compassion. A celebration of Life service will be held at the Inlet Theatre, 100 Newport Drive, Port Moody, on Saturday, March 1, at 10:30 a.m. with reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, if so desired, a donation may be made to The Nepal Education Initiative.

 

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Ernie Cable - Biography (Aug 2000)
After graduation from RMC I trained as a navigator and flew operationally on the Argus maritime patrol aircraft with 404 and 449 Squadrons in Greenwood NS. Following the year long Aerospace Systems Course in Winnipeg I served a three year exchange posting  at the Naval Air Development Center in Warminster PA. where I was involved with the design and flight testing of a new computer system for the U.S. Navy's P-3C Orion aircraft. After return to Canada and Staff College I was able to put my U.S.Navy experience to good use in the Ottawa Program Management Office for the Air Force's new Aurora maritime patrol aircraft.  Then back to Greenwood NS as the C.O. of 405, the first operational Aurora squadron, followed by a tour as the Base Operations Officer. From this point in my career I was confined to flying a mahogany bomber as Deputy Chiefs of Staff for Personnel and Operations in Trenton ON and Halifax NS respectively. My last posting was as Deputy Commander Maritime Air Group also in Halifax where I retired from the Air Force in 1995.
 
Carol and I built our retirement home in East Lawrencetown NS (30 minutes from downtown Halifax) on a two acre lot overlooking the ocean. Our two daughters Kim and Treena graduated from Queens and Dalhousie respectively and along with their spouses are doing well in their careers. I currently serve on the Board of Directors for the Shearwater Aviation Museum and double as the museum's historian. As a sometime free lance writer I have had numerous articles published on aviation and defence issues.
Roger Chiasson - Biography
Attended pre-fleet courses prior to going to sea in '66; acquired destroyer driver's licence (Bridge Watchkeeping Ticket) and then transferred to another ship, where I acquired the Engineering equivalent. I have remained a steam plumber ever since, having served as Engineering Officer of 2 ships. Attended Staff College, and for my sins taught at Staff School, followed by 2 years as nursemaid for fledgeling MAREs under training. The rest of my 38 years and 1 week in uniform (only surpassed by Bill Leach?) was spent in ship repair and construction-related jobs, in commercial shipyards, NDHQ, and as CO of the East Coast Dockyard, where I acquired religion and led a TQM/culture-change initiative. Then, the icing on the cake (other than a
year basking on the National Defence College Course) (after a mind-numbing year trying to learn the language) was 3 years in Tokyo as the CF Attaché. If there is water in the ocean, we sort of enjoyed that posting!!!

My plan to work part time in TQM making lots of money failed, and I am now working full-time for a small consulting company trying to build up a small nestegg to supplement the chelsea pension. As living proof that I have not grown up yet, I tried to cycle across Canada last summer (only completed about 60%), and I bought a red Miata.

Bonnie, a graduate nutritionist, and I are in our 34th year. Son Craig is here in Ottawa, married to the perfect daughter-in-law, working on building up his flying hours and trying to find a flying job, while (single) daughter Jennifer is a library assistant for a law firm in Halifax.

Reunion wa, tanoshiminishimasu!! (Japanese for we are looking forward to the reunion)
Patrick Colbert - Biography (2015)
Born Camrose, Alberta. Army brat. Lived across Canada to Quebec city and back. Roads 1961-62. After RR attended UBC and SFU; BA English SFU. MA English SFU. TA SFU, Lecturer English UBC. Moved to Vernon, BC. Become College Professor and University College Professor, English. Okanagan University College. Admin. Associate Dean, Acting Dean of Arts at OUC.. Concurrently spent 3 terms, 9 yrs as Alderman, Coldstream. Retire from OUC1997. During 9 winter seasons take sailboat from San Pedro California through Mexico, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Panama. San Andres, Columbia, Guanaja, Roatan, Honduras, Belize, and the Caribbean side of Guatemala. Haul boat back to BC in 2006. Move from Vernon to Port Moody in 2002. Sailboat is in the Gulf Is. Hobbies include sailing, hiking, and travelling. Married to Glenna, RN, since 1967. Two Children, Darren and Shawna, and two grandchildren. So far decent health.
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Terry Colfer - Biography (2000)
The military career ended in 1969 after some exciting times in the Army which included jumping out of 'perfectly serviceable' aircraft, a year tour in the Gaza Strip cut a little short by the Six Day War and an assignment with an armoured regiment.

Immediately afterwards, joined the Foreign Service. We have had postings in Europe, Australia, the USA, and the Middle East. From '96 to '99 I was Ambassador in Kuwait and Qatar. For doing such an exceptional job in The Gulf I was rewarded with the same position but in The Islamic Republic of Iran effective last summer. Lynn and I now reside (temporarily!) in Tehran.

We have three grown sons. David lives and works in Toronto. Chris and Derek do the same in the UK. We also have two daughters-in -law, Kelsey(American) and Rochelle(Australian) ... as well as a brand new grandson; Thomas, who, amongst other things, is a Brit.

All things being equal (but they often ain't), I plan to be in Kingston for the big Three-Five Celebration this fall. Look forward to seeing y'all at that time. Cheers to us!!
Gerry Davies - Biography (2009) (from E-Veritas)
I am currently living in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario in a house that Shirley and I bought in 1972. We have two kids, Michael and Victoria, both who work for the Algoma District school board, and two grandchildren, Isaiah and Elizabeth.

After graduation in 1965 I married Shirley, a KGH nurse, and spent the next three and a half years in Kingston. During that time a had three positions: Commanding Officer 207 Workshop RCEME, maintenance officer for the Signals Regiment, and lecturer in the Physics Department at RMC while I completed my graduate work in Electrical Engineering. Following graduation I spend a year in Petawawa as part of the Service Battalion. During my time at RMC I realized that I enjoyed teaching, and in the summer of 1970 I left the military to go to work at the Sault Ste. Marie campus of Cambrian College, which later became Sault College.

I stayed at Sault College from 1970 until 1996 when I retired. During that time I had a number of enjoyable positions. I was part of the Electrical/Electronics department and designed and became coordinator of the Computer Engineering program. I also spent three years as Executive Director of Information Technology at the college. During that time I also coached the Sault Y Dolphins swim team until two years ago, and taught swimming and lifesaving at the Y. I played soccer in the local men’s league until I was about 45 and then coached for a number of years before I became worn out.

While I was employed at Sault college I taught as a sessional faculty member at Algoma University College, which was an affiliate campus of Laurentian University. I began my teaching there in 1974, and in 1999 I was hired as a full time faculty member in the Computer Science Department, where I am presently still serving. During my time at Algoma, I spent three years in Senior Management as Director of Computing Services before returning to the classroom. I also coached the men’s indoor soccer team and the women’s indoor team for a year.

Shirley has retired from her nursing position at one of the Tendercare Nursing homes, but I will continue to teach as long as I continue to have fun. So far that hasn’t happened. I play golf in the Ontario Lottery Corporation League in the summer, and in the pool league in the winter at the local pool hall.

 

Gaétan Dextras - Nécrologie (July 2016)

Le 17 juillet 2016, à l'âge de 73 ans, est décédé monsieur Gaétan Dextras, ingénieur, époux de madame Micheline St-Germain.

Il laisse dans le deuil, outre son épouse, sa fille Nathalie (Luc Paquet), sa petite-fille Charlotte, sa belle-fille Claude Paquette (Claude Pépin) ainsi que sa fille Alex Laplume. Il laisse également dans le deuil son frère Jean (feu Réjane Paquette), sa belle-famille, ses neveux et nièces ainsi qu'autres parents et amis.

La famille recevra les condoléances au complexe funéraire Demers, 651 boul. Laurier, McMasterville, J3G 0K5, le samedi 23 juillet 2016 dès 10h. Une liturgie de la Parole suivra en la chapelle du complexe à 13h30.

Au lieu de fleurs, vos témoignages de sympathie peuvent se traduire par un don à la fondation des maladies du cœur et de l'AVC.

Corrado DiGenova - Obituary(2007)

BY THE GAZETTE (MONTREAL) MARCH 18, 2007

  Corrado di Genova was Montreal's leading makeup artist in the 1970s, a stylist with panache who developed his own line of cosmetics and who was among the first to promote the then daring idea that men might benefit from wearing makeup. He is also credited with inventing a quick-tint pencil stick used for quick touch-ups to hide grey hair.

He was 62 when he died at Manhattan's St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital on Feb. 22 of complications from a collapsed lung.

"He was a pioneer, a major influence on the emerging fashion consciousness of the early '70s," said New York-based design guru, Dick Walsh."He was brilliant. He had the look. He was very athletic, very sexy, manicured and polite. "When he and his wife, Electa, opened their store on Crescent St., their makeup was the best you could find at the time. It was very glamorous. So in. People from New York came to Montreal to shop there."

Corrado di Genova was born in Montreal Aug. 17, 1944, the second of three boys in a family with Italian immigrant parents. His father was a hatmaker, and young Corrado was his apprentice, attaching beads and feathers to his father's creations.

After completing his first year of arts at McGill University, he won a scholarship to the Royal Military College in Kingston, Ont., where he studied electronics engineering. His career in the military ended in 1963 when he broke his neck in a car accident.

While recovering from his injuries, di Genova learned to cut hair from his brother, Angelo, then one of the city's best and most expensive hair stylists. After working as a hairdresser for four years, di Genova went into partnership with Electa McMaster and modelling agent Constance Brown in 1967 when they started The Make Up Centre on Sherbooke St. He and McMaster married in 1969 and together they launched their own boutique, Electa and Corrado, on Crescent St. They also started their own laboratories to manufacture foundation creams, skin-care products and makeup.

Eventually, they had 275 outlets across Canada including Eaton, Simpson and The Bay. In their heyday, they specialized in fashion photography makeup, ran a grooming course for flight attendants and taught makeup artistry in CEGEPs.

The marriage and the partnership ended in 1986 when di Genova came to terms with his bisexuality and moved to Manhattan where he become a consultant with Prestige Cosmetics. "He was popular, he was extremely confident, charismatic, but he never let his success go to his head. He was always very down to earth, very giving," said company president Jacques Cohen. In New York, di Genova was an active volunteer with the Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC), a non-profit, community-based organization committed to the fight against AIDS.

He is survived by his mother, his two brothers and his extended family including his step-daughter, Anna, his companion, Richard Gagnon, his ex-wife and former business partner, Electa McMaster and his godson, Christian.

 

John Franklin Disney - Obituary(2013)
Born in Calcutta, July 4, 1944. Died in Toronto, December 1, 2013. John died suddenly Sunday morning of a heart attack, following years of suffering from pulmonary fibrosis brought about by scleroderma. He was predeceased by his father, Arnold Disney, mother, Lenore, and brother, Russell. The Disney family immigrated to Canada in 1953. John attended St. Michael's School, RMC and the University of Toronto. John's life-long flair for comedy and his quick wit found a happy home at CBC Radio, where he was an award- winning producer at the helm of Basic Black and network comedy development. He is survived by his daughters, Miranda Disney and Myca Bateman Charters, granddaughter, Zoe Charters, as well as stepdaughter Emily Orchard and grandchildren Madeleine and William. John will be remembered for his deep intelligence, his elegance and extraordinary sense of humour. He was a wide reader, a fine gardener, an excellent cook and a committed, albeit very myopic, birder. John's devotion to and love for his daughters was the foundation of his life.

 

Tom Drolet - Biography (2009) (from E-Veritas)

Tom is the President and CEO of Western Geo Power Corp and its geothermal project through Western Geopower Inc. This allows him to continue his work in helping well positioned Canadian Energy companies become significant International developers and operators of Renewable Energy projects. 

He is very active in developing the necessary Electrical Utility relationships and to helping to extend the companies reach into other International arenas. He lives in Granite Falls, North Carolina, USA. 

Tom Drolet spent 26 years with Ontario Hydro in various engineering, research and operations functions. He formed Canada’s research and development program into Fusion engineering and technology (CFFTP) in 1982 and then moved into International commercial work with Ontario Hydro International, a spin-off unit of the world’s fourth largest electrical utility, where he was named President and CEO in 1993. His duties included all aspects of marketing, project management, and operations with electrical

utilities in over 40 countries worldwide. He then joined DTE Energy Technologies in May 2000. As Vice President, International Business, he was responsible for developing international markets, partners and sales for DTE Energy Technologies’ extensive distributed generation product portfolio. 

Prior to joining DTE Energy Technologies, Mr. Drolet was Managing Director of American Electric Power Canada, and President of Canadian Energy Opportunities, Inc. where he was involved in mergers, acquisitions and other consulting activities in the Canadian and US power sectors. 

Tom has a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the Royal Military College, a Masters of Science degree in Chemical Engineering and a DIC from Imperial College, University of London, England. He also obtained a certificate from the University of Western Ontario (late 80’s) in International Business. He is considering retirement from full time work in the next year to become a consultant in energy and, in particular, his passion for nuclear energy.
Ken Eyre - Obituary (July 2017)

  Ken was born in Shelburne, NS  on November 23, 1942 to loving parents Winnie and Ralph Eyre. His father was a member of the Army Corp of Engineers and as Ralph carried out his duties, including the building of the Alaska Highway, Ken and his family lived in various places across Canada. He spent his formative high school years in Whitehorse, Yukon and there developed a lasting respect for Canada's North.

Ken graduated from the Royal Military College of Canada (BA) and served in the Canadian Army from 1965 to 1982, primarily with infantry and airborne forces. He was commissioned into the Queen's Own Rifles and was subsequently rebadged to the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry. During his military career he served twice on peacekeeping missions in Cyprus, one during the period of the coup d'etat and Turkish invasion in 1974.

A brilliant scholar, Ken received a MA in History from Duke University in 1967 and in 1974 became the first serving officer awarded a Department of National Defence Fellowship. He chose to work towards a Ph.D at King's College, University of London. His thesis was entitled Custos Borealis: The Military In the Canadian North, an examination of Canada's defence policy and operations. As part of his field research, he was posted to Yellowknife and had the opportunity to travel extensively throughout the North, with emphasis on the Northwest Passage and the High Arctic. When it came time at King's College to defend his dissertation, the College asked the Canadian government for an expert on the subject to join the board in reviewing the paper and questioning the candidate. The single expert Canada could suggest was that of Major K.C. Eyre, MA. The dissertation was accepted and Ken was granted a Ph.D in 1981. In recognition of all his original work relating to Canada' s North, he was nominated by the Department of National Defence for the 1982 Massey Medal.

After retiring from the army, Ken worked for several years at National Sea Products, then became Principal Scientist at Crisis Simulations, a research company designing military battle and disaster training simulations. In 1994, he was appointed the first Director of Studies at the Pearson International Peacekeeping Centre established by the Government of Canada in Clementsport, NS. During his tenure at the Centre, he served in various other positions, including Director of Research and Development, Director of Exercises and Executive Vice President. Ken was instrumental in developing an intellectual focus and a dynamic multidisciplinary approach for the Centre's peacekeeping training, one that was unique in the world and studied by other countries. Many people still working in the fields of peacemaking and rebuilding conflict ridden countries around the globe are using concepts and principles learned from his work.

Ken had an incisive and active intellect and curiosity and did not suffer intellectual sloppiness but as a teacher, friend and husband, he could be gentle and reassuring and was a loyal friend and inspiring mentor to many people.

He also had a great sense of fun and whimsy. In his retirement years, Ken took up Cowboy Action Shooting, combining boyhood pursuits with a love of target shooting. He and his friends spent many happy days participating in matches with titles such as " High Noon", " The Shooting of Dan McGrew" and "Ghostriders in the Sky. " Also in retirement, he created driftwood art and garden octopi- huge creatures made from spruce burls he harvested from local forests and lakes that he painted fanciful colours and often named after friends.

The love for the outdoors he learned as a boy never left Ken. He was an avid fly fisherman, both in salt and freshwater, and was most content when fishing, particularly on Nova Scotia's brooks and rivers in the spring of the year and on Florida's inland waterways during the winters he spent there. He used to quote from a Babylonian proverb often : "The gods do not deduct from man's allotted span the hours spent fishing. " All those who mourn his death wish the gods had given him many more hours.

Ken died on July 13, 2017, shortly after being diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia. He leaves his wife Carole (Annapolis Royal), his sister Heather  and brother  in law Raymond d'Entremont ( Lower West Pubnico), niece Corinne d' Entremont (Killeen, Texas) and nephew Peter d'Entremont (Ottawa).

Cremation has taken place under the care and direction of Kaulbach Family Funeral Home, Annapolis Royal; a private internment will be held at Mountain Cemetery , Yarmouth, NS. A service to remember Ken will be held on August  17, 2017 at Hillsdale House Inn, St George Street, Annapolis Royal beginning at 1:30pm. Donations in his memory may be made to the Clean Annapolis River Project for use with the Youth Leading Environmental Change Program. (Box 395, Annapolis Royal, NS, B0S1A0) Online condolences may be made at www.kaulbachfamilyfuneralhome.com
Gord Forbes (Navy) - Biography (2009)
After graduation, I went to Halifax for a short training course before going to sea.  There I met my wife, Denee, and we got engaged after a month.  Having promised her I would remain in Halifax, I promptly got posted to HMCS Saskatchewan in Esquimalt.  We got married in Victoria and after two years went back to Halifax.  After further training, I was posted to HMCS Kootenay.  Six months later, Kootenay suffered an explosion and fire in the engine room killing six shipmates.  Further postings included Fleet School Halifax, NDHQ, more sea time and a two year stint with the USN in Newport, Rhode Island and Charleston, SouthCarolina.

I left the Navy in 1988 and went to work in the defence industry, first as an engineer and later in Project Management.  I started my own one man project management consulting company in 2001 where I did such things as teach the Air Force how to buy helicopters (MHP Project) and conduct evaluations of DND capital projects.  I became a Project Management Professional (PMP) in 2003.  I was enticed back to industry in 2005 to become the project manager of an in-service support project for the Navy,  I retired in Ottawa in 2008, but continued to do a little part-time consulting.  I am now in the process of writing a book about the fire in HMCS Kootenay.

Denee and I have now been married 43 years and have three children scattered around the country.  My daughter, with two children of her own plus a step daughter and foster daughter, lives in Lac La Biche, Alberta where she is an outreach counselor at a Metis school.  My older son, with two teenage children, is a carpenter and contractor in Victoria, B.C..  My youngest son now lives in Peterborough, Ontario with his wife and 3 year old daughter.  He is a budding writer, music promoter and jazz aficionado.
Bryan Harwood - Obituary (2002)
HARWOOD, Bryan Retired - Lt. Col. Friday, December 6, 2002,

Kenneth Bryan Harwood age 59. Beloved husband of Sylvia Thornton.Loving father of Stephen (Cheryl) and Melody. Cherished grandfather of Katie. Dear brother of Joyce (Rodney Ross), Gail Fletcher, Hank (Win) and Dawn (David McLachlen). Lovingly remembered by his aunt Dora Harwood. Fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Friends may pay respects at the Kelly Funeral Home, 585 Somerset St. (centretown) Tuesday from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Wednesday to Saint Patrick's Basilica for Mass of Christian Funeral at 2 p.m. Interment Beechwood Cemetery. In Memoriam donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or Canadian Cancer Society appreciated.

Ottawa Citizen
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  Fraser Holman - Biography (update Jun 2015)

After a full career in the air force, Sandy and I have resettled in Toronto. Major tours included three times in Germany, RMC staff, Canadian Forces College Toronto, and Wing Commander at Bagotville, Quebec. We finished up in Colorado Springs, Colorado (great skiing country!) where I was the director of operations for NORAD.

Since retirement I have been working at the Canadian Forces College ( Staff College ) for 13 years, as a mentor/facilitator for  the new senior courses at the Colonel/1-star level. Now that work has come to a close, and I am fully retired and will travel more.  
However I do retain a connection to the CF College in Toronto as their Honorary Colonel, and as Chair of their CFC Foundation.

We have two married sons, one a lawyer in the air force, and the other working in the biotech field, as well as grand-daughters and 2 grandsons.

 

 Marc Jette - Biography (May 2000)
After leaving the Navy in '69 I joined the then budding IT world by becoming a Systems Analyst with Control Data (CDC).  Left them in '86 as their VP Eastern Region to work with smaller companies

Since then held VP Mktg and Sales positions with a number of smaller high tech companies such as Eicon Technologies etc.  In '93 started my own consulting firm MarKeTek doing for clients what I had done for employers.
Expecting to phase out in 2001 to play more golf, enjoy a boat, play with the kids(2) and grand kids(2), and spend more time in our condo in Florida.

Still married to Louise whom I'd met in 1960 while at CMR.  We're both looking forward to having more time together for travelling and golf.
Rick Johnson - Biography (May 2005)

After graduation from RMC I completed nav training in Winnipeg and was then posted to 436 Sqn in Ottawa, where I spent four and a half years travelling the world in the cockpit of a C130. That was followed by a stint at ATGHQ in Trenton, and a year at the Aerospace Systems Course (another bitterly cold winter in Winnipeg), after which I was posted back to Ottawa, this time to the Directorate of Air Requirements.

After 3 years in pergutory I returned to 436 Squadron (now in Trenton) for a refresher tour before going to the Herc OTU as a flight planning instructor. I was promoted out of that job to be Base Air Ops Officer in Trenton, and then took early retirment once I had passed to 20 year mark. I had become involved in book publishing associated with my hobby of scale modelling, and spent the next 5 years publishing squadron histories and running a mail order book business. That wasn't exactly lucrative, and I was eventually obliged to look for another means of living.

Through a lucky coincidence I discovered Navtech, a computer flight planning software company in Waterloo...perhaps the ONLY job in all of Canada that had any need for my talents as navigator, teacher, publisher, and computer programmer. I've been here for 17 years now (despite the fact that I was only guaranteed 3 months employment to begin with), although for the last 2 years I have been in a state of "semi-retirment" and only working 2 days a week.

My wife, Gail, and I have a gift shop (www.agifttoremember.com) in St. Jacobs (about 5 km north of Waterloo), which is doing quite well. This month we bought ourselves a 28ft. 5th-wheel, and a pickup truck to haul it around, and we look forward to touring the continent over the next few years.

Bill Kelly - Obituary (Aug 2016)


William Thomas Kelly died peacefully at home on Saturday, August 13, 2016 in his 74th year. A graduate of the UBC law school, businessman, and Loving father of Michael (Merissa) and Bruce (Debbie), dear grandfather to Michael, Sean and Katelyn. Survived by sisters Barbara, Judy and Debbie, brother Jim and all the Turner family, Aunt Millie Kelly, Uncle Gord Kelly, all the Kelly family living in Sault Ste Marie, Ontario and his beloved Winnipeg family. Growing up, "Billy" was a star athlete and scholar in Sault Ste. Marie, Bill will be missed dearly by friends all over the world. Private service by request of family. Celebration of Life to be held at a later date.

Jim Kempling - Biography(2009)

Married Jean Watt (who I met as a recruit at Royal Roads) right after graduation.  Three kids and seven grandchildren later we are still married.   Served in the PPCLI and Canadian Airborne Regiment.  Commanded 2 AB CDO 1979-80 and 1PPCLI 1983-85.  Served in Germany, Cyprus and Australia.  Graduate studies in public administration (MPA) completed in 1978. Retired 1987 as a Colonel to join the BC public service.  Served as Assistant Deputy Minister, Superintendent of Motor Vehicles, CEO of the Pacific National Exhibition and in a moment of weakness, Vice President of the Saskatchewan Worker’s Compensation Board.  Currently starting MA (History) program at University of Victoria as a way to keep the brain active. 

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Bill Leach - Obituary(2015)

LGen (Retired) CMM CD Bill Leach passed away suddenly at home on 1 April 2015 at the age of 72. Widower of Mary Louise. Proud father of Kimberley (John Affleck), Marc (Céline Perrier) and Shelley. Devoted grandfather of Jamie and Jenna. Dear Brother of Karen. Predeceased by his parents Bill and Bea.

Bill served more than 40 years in the Canadian Army and the Canadian Forces (Regular). In September, 2000, he retired from his last positions of Chief of the Land Staff and Commander Land Force Command, in the rank of Lieutenant-General. He graduated from The Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston, in 1965 with a degree in Economics and Commerce. Subsequently, Bill graduated from the Canadian Land Forces Command and Staff College (PSC) and numerous other Canadian and allied schools, courses and seminars.

During his career, he held appointments at all levels. In the field of logistics, he held positions in supply, finance and operational support. He served in Service Battalions in Germany and Petawawa. He served in 4(UK) Armoured Division with the British Army on the Rhine in Germany and in United Nations missions and their headquarters (UNEF II). During the 1990/91 Gulf War, he was the Director of Logistics Plans and Opera-tions on the National Joint Staff. He served in Air Command HQ as the Command Comptroller and in Land Force Command HQ as the Deputy Commander. At the national level, he was in the Finance Group and he was Associate Assistant Deputy Minister (Materiel)/Chief of Logistics Doctrine and Operations in the Materiel Group. In his last position as the Canadian Army Commander, he was a member of Armed Forces Council and Defence Management Committee; as such, he dealt with Department of National Defence and Government of Canada policies, processes and operations. Between 1990 and his retirement at the end of 2000, Bill was a member of every NDHQ/CF resource and organizational review – NDHQ Functional Review, MCCRT, Op Excelerate, Reserve Restructure, etc.

He was a recipient of the Canadian Order of Military Merit (Commander) and the US Legion of Merit (Commander).

Following his retirement in late 2000, Bill spent 10 years in the private sector; first with Honeywell as Vice President Operations, Honeywell Canada Logistics Services; and, later with Mincom, Australia’s largest soft-ware company. He left Mincom in December 2010 to devote more time to his volunteer interests.

Bill was on the Executive Committee of Support our Troops (SOT)/ the Military Families Fund (MFF); he was the Chairman of the Defence and Security Committee of the Royal Canadian Legion. In early June, 2011, Bill joined the Board of Directors of the University of Ottawa-Royal Ottawa Hospital Institute for Mental Health Research. Later in June 2011, the Minister of National Defence appointed Bill to be the Colonel Commandant of the Logistics Branch of the Canadian Forces. In February 2012, Bill was appointed to be the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Canadian Museum of Civilization Corporation (Canadian Museum of Civilization and Canadian War Museum).

Laurent Lord - Nécrologie (Juin 2017)
  C’est avec une grande tristesse que nous annonçons le décès de M. Laurent Lord, le 29 juin 2017. Il laisse dans le deuil son épouse Diane (née Lemieux), ses enfants Dominique (Leah Silver-man) et Sébastien (Laetitia Marteau), ses deux petits enfants Javier et William. Il laisse également dans le deuil plusieurs frères, soeurs, et amis.

Laurent a travaillé pendant 30 ans comme ingénieur de la ville de Saint-Lambert. Très impliqué socialement auprès de différents organismes, il a milité à la Fonda-tion de l’hôpital Saint-Lambert et a été président de l’association des retraités de la ville pour de nombreuses années.

Vos marques de sympathie peuvent se traduire par un don à la Fondation pour les soins palliatifs de l’Hôpital Charles-LeMoyne.

 

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Mr. Laurent Lord. He will be dearly missed by his wife Diane (née Lemieux), his children Dominique (Leah Silverman) and Sébastien (Laetitia Marteau), and his grandchildren Javier and William. He will also be deeply missed by his many brothers, sisters, and friends.

Laurent worked for 30 years as the engineer for the City of Saint-Lambert. He dedicated his life to many worthy causes in the community, in particular the Saint- Lambert Hospital Foundation and as President of the Association of Retirees of the City of Saint-Lambert.

In lieu of flowers, a donation to « la Fondation pour les soins palliatifs de l’Hôpital Charles-LeMoyne » would be appreciated.

Edwin A. Mallory - Obituary (Mar 2014)

 
Edwin A. MALLORY March 31, 1943 - March 12, 2016. Devoted husband of Irene for 51 years (this March 20), proud father of Christopher and Phillip, loving grandfather of Alexandre, Nicolas, Benjamin, Angelica and Anastasia, he died peacefully in Edinburgh, Scotland, before his 73rd birthday. A graduate of Royal Military College (6663-BSc-1965) and Queen's University (MBA-1970), Edwin served as lieutenant in the Royal Canadian Navy, industrial engineer in the private sector, trade commissioner in the Canadian foreign service and consultant in international affairs and business development - a distinguished career that led him all over Canada, Switzerland, Russia, the U.S., Romania, Germany, Belgium and the U.K. The funeral service will be held Tuesday, March 22, at Holy Cross Church in Edinburgh

David Matheson - Obituary (2011)
David Samuel Matheson of Calgary, Alberta passed away on June 19, 2011 after a brief and sudden illness. Born in Edmonton on July 28, 1943, Dave was raised in Winnipeg, Edmonton and Grande Prairie. After completing high school Dave attended Royal Roads Military College for his first year of university. He then went on to complete his B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Civil Engineering at the University of Alberta. A highly respected geotechnical engineer, Daves career took him to jobs across Canada and all over the world. He worked on a variety of geotechnical engineering assignments in North and South America, the Mid East, the Caribbean, and Asia. Dave will be remembered for his keen intellect, unique personality, and dedication to engineering. Throughout his life, he enjoyed outdoor activities especially camping, hunting and fishing. Dave had a love of history and books. 


He will be forever missed by his children Heather (Thom) of Calgary, Samuel (Agnieszka) of Winnipeg and Elizabeth (Nathan) of Regina; and seven grandchildren. He is survived by his sister Janet (Jim) of Fairbanks, Alaska, brother Bill (Beverley) of Edmonton, sister Jo Anne of Onoway, sister Sue Anne (George) of Snow Lake, Manitoba, and their families. Dave was predeceased by his parents, Samuel and Mary Matheson of Edmonton. 
Terry McGinty - Biography(2014)

After leaving Royal Roads in 1962, I finished my degree (B Comm) in Montreal in 1965 and later got my MBA from York University. I rejoined the army in '65 (Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps / Log Branch, retiring as a major in 1997. Been out here on the "left" coast since. One thing I got involved with for many years was working on the military section of the museum at Royal Roads.

Waine McQuinn - Biography(2009)

After grad, spent three and a half years with 3RCHA in Winnipeg fighting floods, commanding an avalanche control team at Rogers Pass in BC, participating in the organization of the 1967 Pan American games and a tour of duty in Cyprus.

After leaving the service in 68 and getting an MBA from McMaster, I joined the trade side of Canada's diplomatic service. Postings included Nairobi, Kenya, where I met my Canadian wife, Hamburg, Germany, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, and Minneapolis, USA. Home assignments saw me heavily involved with computers and software systems at Foreign Affairs and the design and construction of embassies.

Retired in 1998. Have done some international trade consulting and also kept a lookout for new golf course developments on behalf of the Azinger Golf Group. We have three sons, one in the field of international conflict resolution and who after working for many years in this field with well established organizations like CIDA, the Jimmy Carter Center and the UNDP in NYC, is now finishing his PhD at Oxford. Our middle son who is a PEng, works as a design engineer with Allen Vanguard(anti-IED) in Ottawa  and whose wife Sally has produced our three lovely granddaughters. Our 6' 3" baby who has his MSc in chemistry from McGill and a BEd from UofT, wasn't able to find an 'acceptable' job so is happy to be working very successfully in his 'true' field as an on-line games designer at DrinkBox Studios in Toronto.

In 2004 we downsized to a condo bungalow in Amberwood Village on the western edge of Ottawa and are now enjoying the freedom of easily closing the front door and traveling extensively. We spend 4-5 months a  year at our condo in Sarasota, Florida.

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Ken Menzies - Obituary (2004)

Ken Menzies passed away July 14. He was diagnosed with a brain tumour 3 months previously and given three months to live. He remained healthy and active up until the fateful day when he had a seizure and was rushed to the hospital. He had no idea there was anything wrong up until that time. 

Kenneth Maxwell Passed away peacefully Wednesday, July 14, 2004 in his home at the age of 62, with his loving wife, Vivian of 38 years, by his side. "I have lost my soul's companion but death will not deter us, my love, for some day we'll meet again. You were so kind, so generous, so true with a helping hand to all you knew." As a loving father he will be greatly missed and always remembered by his two children, Serena and Gregory. He leaves behind two small grandchildren, Eric and Jacqueline and is survived by his father K.A. Menzies. Ken graduated from the Royal Military College of Canada with a Bachelor of Science degree. He resigned his commission as a Captain shortly thereafter and pursued a successful career with Bell Canada for 29 years. Upon retiring from Bell as a Director, he started his own consulting business. Always on the go, he also joined the Ottawa Police Force as a volunteer. By request of the deceased, no formal service was held. Those wishing to make a memorial contribution may do so to the Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada (www.braintumour.ca)

Jean Morin - Nécrologie (Jan 2015)
MORIN, Jean Arsène
1943-2014 

À Saint-Jérôme, le 31 décembre 2014, suite à une longue maladie, est décédé à l’âge de 71 ans monsieur Jean Arsène Morin, époux de Madame Alyne Leroux. Outre son épouse, il laisse dans le deuil ses enfants Louis-Philippe (Isabelle) et Sophie (Philippe), ses petits-enfants Annabelle, Pénélope et Élodie, ses frères et sœurs Josée (feu Albert), feu Jacques (Ginette), Danielle (Raymond). Un merci très spécial à tous ceux qui ont été présents lors de sa maladie.

 

Gerry Mueller - Biography (2014)
I entered RMC in '61. Shortly thereafter I was diagnosed with a medical problem that has reappeared in minor ways ever since. However, in 1961 my condition was considered incurable, hence made me ineligible for active service. After a few shuttles back and forth between the College and CFB Kingston Hospital, for a few days each time of observation and unpleasant probing, I found myself at the end of November ’61 back at 6 PD in Toronto, being processed for a medical discharge.

At that time University of Waterloo engineering admitted a 1st year class into the coop program in January, and that's where I went, in Chemical Engineering. During my 1st term, I connected with the Company of the Highland Light Infantry (now the Highland Fusiliers) that had its armory in a Kitchener office building, but very quickly went on my 1st coop work term in Brockville, where I similarly connected with the Brockville Rifles. Before much came of that, other than getting to know people, I was back in Waterloo for the Summer, then back in Brockville for the Fall.  Much to my surprise, given my peripatetic connection, I was commissioned 2nd Lt. in the Brockville Rifles, but then my next work term took me to Hamilton, and the military and I came to the understanding that even the militia couldn't cope with an officer that constantly moved about the country and would need to transfer regiments frequently. So I went on Supplementary Reserve for a few years, until I went off to England for three years, and that ended my non-distinguished military career!

I graduated from Waterloo in '66, and went to England and the University of Manchester on an Athlone Fellowship. On the ship over I reconnected with John Coderre (RMC 1962) who was heading to Birmingham for management studies on an Athlone. John's family and my family stayed in touch while in England, visiting back and forth and looking after each others' kids while one family travelled, and I stayed with John and his wife Pat in Montreal for a few weeks while settling my own family there.

After completing an M.Sc. (1967) and Ph.D. (1969) at the University of Manchester , I returned to Canada and took up a position in the Mechanical Engineering Department of (then) Sir George Williams University. Those were the days of great unrest in Quebec, and my feelings that I did not want to raise a family there were confirmed one October day when I saw the picture of James Cross on the front page of my newspaper, having just served with Cross on an Athlone selection committee, and been to a cocktail party for departing Athlone Fellows with him two nights before. So, when the opportunity arose to move back to the Chemical Engineering Department at Waterloo, I very quickly took it.

I was on the faculty at Waterloo from 1971 to 1988, serving also in various administrative positions. During the '80s my interests and future directions took a drastic shift, and while continuing to teach, administer and do research at Waterloo, I also managed to fit in 3 years of interning in pastoral psychotherapy, and eventually completed a Master of Divinity degree at Laurier (and Trinity College at U of T). In May '88 I was ordained Deacon, and in November '88 Priest in the Anglican Church of Canada. Over the next years I was a parish priest in Cambridge ('88 - '91), Mississauga ('91 - '96) and Scarborough ('97 - 2001). In the Fall of 2001 I returned to University of Waterloo, to Renison University College, the affiliated Anglican college, as Chaplain and Lecturer in Religious Studies. Five years later I retired. But, unlike most organizations, the Church doesn't just let you go, it just stops paying you, and so I now serve as Honorary Assistant Priest in a Kitchener parish, and preach and preside at Mass regularly, as well as filling in during holidays and absences of the Rector.

I was married to my present wife, June Longworth, in 2003. June retired from 38 years of service with Air Canada a couple of years before I retired, and we have traveled extensively in the years since. When she married me, June, who'd been single until then, acquired 3 grand-children (now 4) and we enjoy being granpa and granma to 2 young adults (my son married a widow with teenagers) and 8 and 10 year old girls.

None of this has gone as I expected it to when I showed up in Kingston in 1961, but as John Lennon said, life is what happens while you make other plans. And most of it has been good.

James (Jim) Wayne Mussell - Obituary(2004)

James Wayne Mussell passed away peacefully at his home on Gabriola Island, B.C., on Sept. 17, 2004. He was 61. 
He was the dear father of Chris Mussell of New Zealand. He was the dear brother of Mary (Ed Weick) of Ottawa, Bill (Vicki Haydon) of Almonte, Bob (Cheryl) of Brockville and Ann (Bill Levere) of Winchester. He was the son of the late Harry Mussell of Winchester and of the late Dorothy Spencer of B.C. He will be fondly remembered by Ethel Mussell of Winchester. He is survived by his former wife Donna (nee White) of Sooke, B.C.; aunt Lois Walker of Nepean; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
A memorial service was held on Gabriola Island on Sept. 26.
Roch Nappert - Obituary(2014)
Nappert Roch Site

Suite à une longue maladie, à Drummondville, le 12 avril 2014, est décédé à l'âge de 72 ans. Époux de dame Ghislaine Boisvert, demeurant à Drummondville.

M. Nappert laisse dans le deuil son épouse Ghislaine Boisvert, Ses enfants : Caroline (Eric Vigneault), Laurence (Judith Lépine), Frantz (Sophie Leblanc). Ses petits-enfants : Léa-Rose Nappert, Sara-Jane Vigneault, Félix-Antoine Vigneault. Ses frères et sœurs : Gilles Nappert (Suzette Frenette), Solange Nappert (Laurent Soucy), Louise Nappert (Réjean Leclerc), Alain Nappert (Eulalie Ralimanana), Robert Nappert (Mariette Lampron), Ginette Nappert (Pierre Lemaire), Suzanne Nappert (Germain De Grandpré), Réjean Nappert (Louise Savard), Daniel Nappert (Diane Ladouceur), Nathalie Nappert (Charles Demers). 

Ses beaux-frères et belles-sœurs de la famille : Jean-Marie Boisvert (Laure Forcier), Jeanne Boisvert (Rodolphe Duplessis), feu Paul-Yvon Boisvert (Thérèse Lemire), Jacqueline Boisvert, Monique Boisvert, feu Paul-Henri Boisvert (Jeannette Préville), Denise Boisvert (feu Gérard Boisclair), Madeleine Boisvert, Estelle Boisvert, Charles Boisvert, Jeannette Boisvert (Jean Boisvert), Claude Boisvert. 

Ses oncles et tantes, ses cousins et cousines, ses neveux, nièces ainsi que de nombreux autres parents et amis.

 

Richard (Dick) Ouellette - Obituary (2013)
OUELLETTE, Richard (Dick) - August 13, 1941-August 10, 2013 - Peacefully at his home in Barrie on Saturday August 10, 2013 in his 72nd year. Richard Ouellette beloved husband of Madeleine Ouellette (nee Derouin). Loving father of Michelle Payne (Rob) and Sonya Ouellette (Rob). Dear grandfather of Rachel and Connor. Dear brother of Sue (Mel) and Jo (Bubby). Friends may call at ALLANDALE FUNERAL SERVICES 264 Burton Ave. Barrie (between Essa & Huronia Roads ) on Friday August 16th from 7:00-9:00pm. A celebration of Richard's life will be held in the chapel on Saturday August 17th at 11:00am. If so desired a donation to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family1
Gord Reay - Obituary (2000)

Lt.-Gen. (ret) Reay passed away on December 21, 2000, in Zagreb, Croatia after being involved in acar accident in that city. A former commander of the Canadian army, Lt.-Gen. (ret) Reay was in Croatia to help establish a mine action co-ordination mechanism on behalf of the Stability Pact for South Eastern Europe.

Lt.-Gen. (ret) Reay was born in Royston, Yorkshire, England on May 30, 1943. After moving to Canada with his parents, he completed his elementary and high school in Montreal.
 
In May 1965, he graduated from the Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston, Ont. Upon being commissioned he joined the 2nd Battalion of the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (PPCLI), holding various appointments, including platoon commander, company second in command and adjutant in both Edmonton and Germany. This initial tour included command of a platoon of the parachute company of the regiment. Upon his return to Canada in 1969, he served on staff at Mobile Command Headquarters, Saint-Hubert, Que., and attended in 1971 the Canadian Land Forces Command and Staff College, in Kingston.
On graduation, he returned to 2 PPCLI where he held the appointments of operations officer and company commander. During this period, he served an operational tour with the United Nations Force in Cyprus. In 1975, he wasposted at the first British Corps HQ in Bielefeld, Germany, as operations officer and was awarded the Member of the British Empire, (MBE) for his service while in that appointment. Returning to Canada in 1977, he took up the task of senior staff officer operations of 1st Canadian Brigade Group HQ, a position he relinquished in 1979 to take command of the 1st Battalion, PPCLI.
Two years later, he was posted to National Defence Headquarters (NDHQ) as the Director of Military Manpower Distribution. In June of 1983, he took up the appointment of special policy assistant to the Assistant Deputy Minister(Personnel) in NDHQ, a position he held until his promotion to brigadier-general. He was posted in 1985 to the National Defence College, Kingston.
In 1986, he was seconded to the Foreign and Defence Policy Secretariat of the Privy Council Office, where he remained until July 1987. In that month, he moved to Calgary to take command of 1 Canadian Brigade Group. In 1989, he was promoted major-general and appointed Chief Land Doctrine and Operations, in Ottawa. In June 1991, he was appointed Deputy Commander of Land Force Command at Saint-Hubert before assuming its command on 8 January 1993.
He was appointed Commander of the Order of Military Merit in December 1991.
 
Lt.-Gen. Reay is survived by his wife and son, Brendan.
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John Reid - Obituary (Mar 2004)
On Wednesday, March 10, 2004, at his residence in Kitchener, John Reid in his 61st year.

Son of the late James W. and, Yvonne (Shailer) Reid of Elmira. Survived by his daughter, Kathryn Reid of South River; sons Steve Reid of Whitehorse, Yukon and Paul Reid of Sault Ste. Marie. Also survived by his former wife, Annabelle; one sister Jean Reid and one brother, Paul Reid, both of South River.

Cremation has taken place. Private interment of cremated remains in Elmira Union Cemetary.
(Kitchener Waterloo Record - March 14, 2004)
Doug Ross - Biography (Mar 2010)
Thirty –four years after entering the zoo, I retired from the CF – a denizen of Ottawa, as are most Air Force communicators. I formed a small consulting business in 1995 to invade the same spaces that I haunted when in uniform – but now in the business development vein. After a few years of this, the calls of the cottage on Bobs Lake (near Perth), Mexico and the golf course were strong enough to cause me to drop tools permanently. So now I just play tennis, golf and pickelball (what? – google it – a great newish game for geezers) and entertain six grandkids.

We moved to the left coast in 2005 into the wonderful Okanagan Valley- vineyards and golf courses and sunshine and mountains – and little rain. Tough though when most of the grandkids are in the East. I have recently turned the page and am on a second wife – Mary, a prairie girl who already has a pretty good handle on me. Lots of volunteer work with the church, golf course, community politics etc makes for interesting and lively times.

Looking forward to seeing all you old guys at Reunion and initiation into the .Old Brigade (already?).

 

John Salter - Obituary (Apr 1973)
John Keith Salter died April 18, 1973 when his CF-104 struck the ground during tactical weapons delivery training near Elhel Wynd Lake, SK. He belonged to 417 Squadron based at Cold Lake AB.

Capt Salter was buried at Beechwood Cemetery, Ottawa. He is survived by his wife Joan Elizabeth(née Ashley) Salter of Ottawa and his parents: Douglas Edward and Kathleen Salter of London ON.
 

Ed Sanford - Obituary (July 2017)
SANFORD, Edwin (LtCol – Rtd)
March 16, 1942 – July 16, 2017
Ed's family is deeply saddened to announce his passing on July 16, 2017, after a long and courageous battle with brain cancer and the ensuing medical issues. He is survived by his two children, Charlie (Kalli Lahtinen) and Laura (Chris Hetherington), and their mother, Dianne McArthur. His children were the pride and joy of his life and his love for them knew no bounds. He is also survived by his loving partner and best friend, Sharon McKeen, who provided much strength and support throughout their years together. He also leaves two incredible grandchildren, Sawyer and Anna, who meant the world to him. Special thanks to his always caring sister-in-law, Carole Sanford, and his cousin, Linda Parolin, with whom he shared a very special bond. Ed now joins his departed siblings, Mary Lou and Gord. In addition, he leaves several nieces and nephews. Ed had a long and distinguished career in the Canadian Armed Forces, beginning as a cadet at the Royal Military College and ending as Lieutenant Colonel, Director of Security, with DND. He was a kind and gentle man, with a great sense of humor and joie de vivre. He was an avid outdoorsman and nothing gave him greater pleasure than landing a giant Muskie. Ed will be missed by his family and a large circle of friends. A celebration of Ed's life will be held at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair and McGarry, 315 McLeod Street (at O'Connor), Ottawa on September 9, 2017 from 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. The family would like to extend a special thank you to the doctors and staff at the Montfort Hospital, who were so kind and caring during Ed's final days.

Pat Shamber - Obituary (Aug 2012)
 On August 9, 2012 in his 69th year after a lengthy struggle with cancer Patrick passed away peacefully with his family at his side. The son of the late George and Ruth Shamber he is survived by his wife of 44 years, Janice, a son Michael, a daughter Nikki (Paul) Schmidt, five grandchildren Emerson, Raiya, Anton, Nelson, and Lincoln and a sister Dolores (Earl) Proulx. Patrick was predeceased by his sister Carol and brother Steve. The family would like to thank Dr. Galbraith, Dr. Vickars, and the staff on the Oncology Ward at the Abbostford Regional Hospital. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Canadian Cancer Society. A memorial service was held on Monday, August 20, 2012. 
Bruce Shiga - Obituary (Apr 2010)
   Shiga, Bruce -- Retired High School Principal, York Catholic Separate School Board. Unexpectedly while vacationing in Cozumel, Mexico on Wednesday, April 7, 2010. Beloved husband of Mary (nee Fitzsimmons). Loving father of John (Jenny Acton) of Ottawa and David (Maggie McKee) of Boston. Predeceased by brother Ron Shiga (Louise). Survived by sisters Catherine (Peter Canham) and Beverley (Ron Swartz). Brother in law of Gerard (Claudette) Fitzsimmons. He will be missed by nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Friends will be recieved at the Thompson Funeral Home, 530 Industrial Parkway South, Aurora 905-727-5421 on Thursday April 15th from 2-4 and 7-9pm. A Funeral Mass will take place on Friday April 16th at 11am in Our Lady of Grace Church, 15347 Yonge Street, Aurora. Interment Aurora Cemetery. 
Hugh J.M. Spence - Biography (Jan 2008)

It didn’t take me long after graduation to realize I didn’t really want to be a ship-driver or an Admiral, so I wound up in the DND public information business in Centennial year, teaching people how to spell Tattoo. Never wore the jolly green jumper, but reached the exalted rank of Lt(N), though I always preferred the more senior-sounding “Capt(S)”. I jumped the whole ship in 1970 to do PR and admin’ work for an Ontario community college based in Kingston.  

Back to Ottawa in 1975 for a brief stint with Transport Canada public affairs, and then a “permanent” job starting in 1976 as head of public information for the federal Atomic Energy Control Board, from which I retired in1998 with only fifteen Ghurkha spear wounds.  I subsequently operated a home business for five years, providing writing and editing services on contract;  “a scribe for a bribe”.  Now I do very little, like volunteering at the Canadian War Museum and with other worthy enterprises, with the result that I have less free time than when I had a real job.   

My three kids (from my first marriage) are doing very well, the two boys in private industry senior management, and their beautiful younger sister a veterinarian.  I remarried in 1997, and my retired teacher “afterwife” Chris and I share a love of music. We both sing, me warbling away at my hobby of men’s 4-part a capella harmony.  I’m now well into official geezerhood, with two grandsons, three granddaughters, a monthly OAS cheque, and a heart stent.
Charles Stevens  - Obituary (5 Apr 2012)

STEVENS, Charles William P. Eng. 1942 - 2012 Peacefully at The Village of Riverside Glen, Guelph on Thursday, April 5, 2012. Charlie was devoted to his family and is lovingly remembered by his wife Nancy, son Michael, daughter-in-law Pilar and grand-daughter Chloe. Beloved brother of Danielle Angevine and her spouse Don; Noreen Stevens and her spouse Jill Town. Dear uncle of Eric Angevine and his spouse Crystal and their children Abigail and Charlie; Ashley Angevine and her partner Mark Anderson; Savannah Stevens and Dillon Stevens. Predeceased by his parents Fred and Helen Stevens and his brother-in-law David Rogers. Charlie enjoyed his career as a water resources engineer with the Grand River Conservation Authority and Ontario Hydro. He was a Renaissance man - a skilled carpenter, tailor, cook, musician, photographer and avid reader. He loved sailing on Georgian Bay and entertaining at the family cottage in Muskoka. He always challenged himself. Above all, he enjoyed time with family and friends. Charlie gave his time generously to many community organizations including The Guelph Power and Sail Squadron, Canadian Ski Patrol and Hospice Wellington. He faced his illness with courage, dignity and peace - the way he lived life. Our family is grateful to the staff of Nichol Neighbourhood, Long Term Care, Riverside Glen for their compassionate and loving care of Charlie during his four year residence. In memoriam donations may be made to Hospice Wellington, The Guelph Youth Music Centre, The Guelph Humane Society. A casual celebration of Charlie’s life will be held at The Arboretum, University of Guelph on Sunday, May 6, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. Reception to follow. "May you have fair winds and following seas." A tree will be planted in memory of Charles W. Stevens in the Wall-Custance Memorial Forest, University of Guelph Arboretum.
Pat Stewart - Obituary (Apr 2001)


We regret to announce the death of our dear colleague and friend Dr. Patrick Noble Stewart, 57. Pat was a Mathematics Professor and retired in January this year. He died on April 15, 2001 at Halifax, Nova Scotia.
 

He grew up in Hodgeville, Saskatchewan, attended Royal Roads Academy, graduated first class honours from the University of British Columbia; Masters, University of California at Berkeley (Woodrow Wilson Fellow); Ph.D under N.J. Divinsky at the University of British Columbia; Post-Doctoral Studies at the University of Glasgow, Scotland.  

He began his career at the University of South Australia, Adelaide and joined the faculty at Dalhousie University in 1972. His career included terms as Department Chair, Atlantic Vice-President of the Canadian Math Society and President of the International Jury for the 36th International Mathematical Olympiad.  

He was widely published in collaboration with national and international colleagues. He was honoured as the first recipient of the Faculty of Science Excellence in Teaching Award, 1991 and chaired the Mathematics and Statistics group for the Atlantic Provinces Inter-University Committee on the Sciences. His service to the University Community included executive responsibilities with the Dalhousie Faculty Association and work towards improving the instruction of Mathematics in Nova Scotia High Schools, particularly for disadvantaged and minority youth. 

Dr. Stewart is survived by his wife Margaret Jane (Tomkins) of Ottawa, sons Jeffrey, Robin and Riley, and his brother John of Gibsons, British Columbia and sister Lorna of Edmonton, Alberta.

Gary Umrysh - Obituary (July 2013)
Major (ret’d) GARY THEODORE UMRYSH - September 20, 1943 – June 2, 2013

Passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 2 at his home in Surrey, BC at the age of 69. Survived by his children Penny, Paul (Suzanne), Philip (Amy) and their mother Joanne. Grandfather of Sophia, Natalie, Abigayle and Eloise. Brother to Dennis, Brian and Linsey. He will be mourned by many family members and friends. As a graduate of Royal Military College (class of '65), Gary served in the Canadian Armed Forces RCAF and then LORE until his retirement in 1984. His favourite diversions were a good crossword puzzle, a game of chess with a friend, and reading extensively in military, mystery and thriller genres. He has passed the legacy of his love for nature, travel and adventure to his children. Cremation has taken place. A celebration of life will be held on Sunday, August 11 at 1:00 p.m. at the Armour Heights Officers' Mess, 215 Yonge Boulevard, Toronto. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Hero Fund would be greatly appreciated.
Gerrit Van Boeschoten - Obituary (Mar 2005)
Gerrit van Boeschoten, “Van” L/Col. (Retired)
Aug. 22, 1942 - Mar. 9, 2005

Gerrit van Boeschoten passed away peacefully in St. Joseph’s Hospital, Comox, B.C. on March 9th, 2005. Born in Hilversum, NL he emigrated to Canada in 1954. Van was predeceased by his parents Aart and Neltje van Boeschoten. He is survived by his wife Liz; his daughters: Cathy Thornhill (Mike) of Halifax, N.S. and Susan Lazarowich (David) of Courtenay; his grandchildren: Christopher, Kyle, Ali, Lauren and Olivia; his brothers: Peter (Pat) of Ottawa, ON, and Lucas (Pat) of Calgary, AB; his sister Alice Campbell (Joe) of Calgary, AB; as well as many nieces and nephews. Van spent 33 years in the Canadian Forces serving as a pilot, L/Col. (retired), CO of 415 Squadron in Greenwood, N.S. 1981 - 1983. He had many postings throughout Canada, the U.S. and Europe. He was a member of the CVAC (Comox Valley Airport Commission), Volunteer driver CCS, member of the B.C. Air Cadet League and a member of Glacier Green Golf course. Golf was his passion although he also enjoyed woodworking - making toys for the grandchildren and gifts for friends and family, travelling, and coffee at the beach while watching eagles fly. Van was a devoted husband, doting dad and Opa. His primary focus was his family. A Funeral Service will take place at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, March 12th, 2005 at COMOX VALLEY FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORIUM, 1101 RYAN ROAD, COURTENAY with Capt. Rev. Neil Parker officiating. If so desired, donations in Van’s memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Comox Valley Unit, #102 - 1509 Cliffe Avenue, Courtenay, B.C. V9N 2K6 with appreciation.
George Vanderkuur - Biography (Jan 2004)
George has taught science and mathematics in elementary and secondary classrooms. In addition to his work in the classroom he was Headmaster of Holy Trinity School and Science and Mathematics Curriculum Consultant for the Toronto District School Board. Beyond the school walls his career in science education included program and exhibit development at the Ontario Science Centre where he held the positions of Education officer, Chief Scientist and Associate Director. He was also Administrator of Evaluation with the Premier’s Council Technology Fund.

Well known for innovations in hands-on learning, George has been active as a curriculum developer, text book writer and teacher educator nationally and internationally. He was education consultant for 60 children's television programs for Disney and Nelvana and was an invited speaker at the United Nations Conference on Tourism and the environment. George enjoys sailing and cycling with friends and family.
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Ashley Waigh - Obituary (Dec 2014)
WAIGH, R. Ashley 
Peacefully on December 30, 2014 at age 74. Loving husband to Ora (nee MacNeill). Father to Geoffrey, David (Lynn Cadovius) and Elizabeth (Mike Olson). Bubba to Colin, Brady, Nicholas and Annabeth
George Walker - Obituary (Jul 2017)

GEORGE ROBERT WALKER, of Lethbridge, passed away peacefully at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Monday, July 3, 2017 at the age of 74 years.

George was born in Lethbridge, Alberta on February 26, 1943. He attended L.C.I., graduating in 1961. He then went to Royal Roads Military College on a full scholarship, graduating as a Mechanical Engineer in 1965 and pursuing a career with the RCEME. After leaving the army he continued his career as an engineer and then went on to be a farmer in the Fort Macleod area. He left farming in 1981 and was a full time and very prolific artist. He was a member of various art clubs in the province, devoting many hours to his one true passion.

George leaves behind his mother, Beth Walker, his daughter Susan (Martin) Drost and son Paul (Julie) Walker. He is also survived by grandchildren Nicolaas, Sarah (Chad) Zentner, Georgia (Tim Ash), Jack and Milena and by his great-grandchildren Rowynn and Carter Zentner. Also left to mourn his passing are siblings Ted (Anita) Walker, Marilyn (Sid) Kok, Donald (June) Walker, Donna (John) McCracken and numerous nieces, nephews and their families.

Reflections….  Bob Walker has provided the following information on the passing of  his namesake (not a relative) George Walker.

George Walker was one of two Walkers entering Roads at end-Aug 1961.  After first year, George did a 3-bar, flight-leader term in second year at Roads, & spent his third & fourth year at RMC in the Frigate with several other Roads mates, including Steve Arnold. After our RMC 1965 graduation, George climbed the Fort Henry hill for his Army Engineering career, & completed his obligatory service before returning to his home-town in Alberta. I lost touch with him after RMC...

 

Peter J. Walker  - Biography
After leaving RMC, I returned to Montreal to play football and work as a researcher in paper drying / coating for four years. Switzerland was the next four-year stop as I changed fields to paper dyeing. Heading back to Montreal, I engineered and sold paper-drying equipment and eventually moved into management. Changing industries, I managed a maintenance and repair welding company and later was involved in forming a machine vision company and sold out after ten years. Within three months of retirement, I ran back to paper drying. I am now semi-retired but working full time doing the same engineering / management / sales dream job (for a Chemical Engineer that is) that I had 25 years ago.

Our son Tim, a lawyer, is publishing a weekly newspaper in the Niagara area and daughter, Pamela, is an Occupational Therapist in Vancouver. Susan and I play tennis to our hearts content to keep in shape, we play bridge to keep the gray matter active and I play the market and I am trying to stock a wine cellar (but I never get too far ahead). We are still holding fort in Montreal near the airport for those passing through. We summer north of Peterborough and coincidentally we are on the same lake as Hugh and Chris Spence.
Ian E. Wilson - Biography  (Canadian Encyclopedia)
Ian E. Wilson, archivist, Librarian and Archivist of Canada from 2004 to 2009 (b at Montréal, Qué, Apr 1943). Wilson, the first Librarian and Archivist of Canada, was instrumental in the amalgamation of the NATIONAL LIBRARY OF CANADA and the NATIONAL ARCHIVES OF CANADA into LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES CANADA. Wilson began training as an archivist when he attended the Collège militaire royal de Saint-Jean, later obtaining a master's degree from QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY in 1974. He began his career at Queen's University archives in 1967. He relocated to Saskatchewan and became its provincial archivist from 1976 to 1986, serving a term as the chair of the Saskatchewan Heritage Advisory Board during that time. He later moved to Ontario and was appointed Archivist of Ontario in 1986, holding the position until his appointment as National Archivist of Canada in 1999.

Throughout his career, Wilson has been involved in several organizations and activities aimed at furthering the development of archival institutions across Canada. In the late 1970s, he chaired the Consultative Group on Canadian Archives on behalf of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council. The group's report, Canadian Archives, also called the "Wilson Report," was released in 1980 and is considered "a milestone in the history of archival development in Canada." Wilson was president of the Ontario Historical Society from 1975 to 1976 and president of the Champlain Society from 1995 to 2003. In 1987 he became the honorary vice-president of the United Empire Loyalists' Association of Canada, a position he continues to hold. He served on the Information Management Sub-Committee of the Treasury Board of Canada and was appointed their information management co-champion for the Government of Canada in 2002. In September 2000, he was elected vice-president of the International Council on Archives.

The year 2002 was a landmark for library and archival services in Canada as Wilson and the national librarian at the time, Roch CARRIER, began the initial stages to amalgamate the National Library and the National Archives. Both Carrier and Wilson led the process to create a new institution that could address rapid changes in the delivery of library and archival services in Canada, services that had become increasingly similar with the advancement of digital technology. The process culminated with the establishment of Library and Archives Canada in 2004, and Wilson assumed the position of the first Librarian and Archivist of Canada in July of that year. In 2008 Wilson was elected president of the International Council on Archives, an organization that promotes the preservation of the archival heritage of humanity around the world. At the same time Wilson continued his work amalgamating national library and archival services in Canada and initiating several key ventures such as widespread access to early census data, and the acquisition of the entire Peter Winkworth rare art collection in 2008.

Ian Wilson retired from his position as Librarian and Archivist of Canada in 2009 and was succeeded by Daniel CARON. Upon retirement Wilson accepted an offer by the University of Waterloo to help establish a campus in Stratford, the Stratford Institute, a national think tank dealing with the impact of digital media. He continues to hold the title of Librarian and Archivist of Canada Emeritus and remains president of the International Council on Archives.

In recognition of his contribution to Canadian archives, Wilson was awarded honorary doctorates of letters from YORK UNIVERSITY (2002) and the UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN (2010), and an honorary doctor of laws from QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY (2009). In 2003 he was elected Fellow of the Society of American Archivists and appointed Commandeur de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the Government of France. He became a member of the ORDER OF CANADA in 2002.

Author LORRAINE SNYDER

 

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