Class of 68

Peter Barton

Peter Barton“The weaker sex is not for me. I’d rather chase girls.”
Born: Montreal, November 24, 1950
Claim to Fame: His roving eye
Pet Peeve: Cold girls
Ambition: Playboy
Probable Destination: Defrosting an icebox, built for two
Activities: Can’t you guess?


Peter David Barton
24 November 1950 – 24 September 2019

It is with heavy hearts that the family of Peter Barton Peter Barton old resizeannounces his passing at the age of 68 on Tuesday September 24, 2019. He will be greatly missed by his daughters Mary (Jose), Melanie (Zoli), son Jason (Mireille), and grandchildren Sabrina Nicole Cameron Nathan. Peter will be sadly missed by his brother Jimmy (Cathy) and 3 sisters Peggy (Denis), Judy (late Mark), Terry (Kerry) and extended family and many friends.

In celebration of his life, a reception will be held on Saturday, October 26th, 2019 at Heritage Club, Deux-Montagnes. A special thanks to the doctors and staff of Maison Sercan for their care and devotion. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Peter to Maison Sercan at

Submitted by Peter’s sibling Terry

Jane Kennedy

Jane Kennedy“He who laughs last, didn’t get the joke.”

Born: Montreal, July 10, 1951
Claim to Fame: Her burst of laughter 10 minutes after the joke has been told.
Pet Peeve: People yelling
Ambition: To finish school
Probable Destination: Building a bomb in chemistry class
Activities: Talking

FRENCH, Jane (nee Kennedy). Suddenly in Vancouver, B.C., on September 26, 1991 at the age of forty years. Loving wife of Paul and mother of Michael. Also sadly missed by her mother Patricia (Hall), brothers Bill, Jack (Burlington, Ontario), Joe, Breen and Allan and sister Laurie (Martin) as well as Paul’s family, mother Thelma and Patrick, Geraldine, Frances, the late Michael, Peter and Wendy and many nieces and nephews. Funeral service at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Chateauguay on October 5. Donations to the Chateauguay Food Bank,  would be gratefully accepted.

The Montreal Gazette, October 3, 1991

Robert Robinson

“ScRobert Robinson edithool is an establishment to keep the teachers off the streets.”

Born: Glasgow, Scotland, September 5, 1950
Claim to Fame: His hairy legs
Pet Peeve: Teachers
Ambition: Teacher
Probable Destination: Pet Peeve
Activities: Friends

ROBINSON, Robert. Accidentally on Friday, May 29th, 1970, Robert Robinson, aged 19 years, beloved son of James and Nan Robinson, dear brother of Thomas. Resting at the Wilson Funeral Home, 123 Maple Blvd., Chateauguay. Service in the Chapel, June 2nd. Interment Mt. Royal Cemetery.

The Montreal Gazette, June 2, 1970

Anne Trickey

“If yoAnne Trickeyu want a smile in the morning, go to bed with a coat hanger in your mouth.”

Born:  Montreal, November 10, 1950
Claim to Fame:  Freckles and blue eyes
Pet Peeve: Getting up Mondays with five school days until another weekend.
Ambition:  Legal Secretary
Probable Destination: Jail
Activities: Skiing, swimming, horseback riding, sports cars

TRICKEY, Patricia Ann. On Friday, August 28, 1992, Anne Trlckey of Madoc. formerly of Montreal in her forty-second year. Daughter of Pal and Clarence Trickev of Madoc and formerly of Montreal. Sister of Ronald (Kirkland), Larry (Ottawa), and Gerald (Madoc). Funeral service was held at the McConnoll Funeral Home, Madoc on Monday, August 31. Donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated. appreciated.

The Montreal Gazette, August 31, 1992

Charles Smith  –  Charlie

Charlie Smith“Here’s a guy who’d like to go to a really progressive school so that he could play avant-garde on the football team.”

Born: Montreal, January 1, 1951
Claim to Fame: His hockey team
Pet Peeve: Religion teacher
Ambition: Undecided
Probable Destination: Water boy in the little leagues
Activities: Hockey, football, baseball

“Our Pally will be missed.”

Charles Smith obit

SMITH, Charles James – “Charlie, Bubba“ Suddenly but peacefully on Saturday November 13, 2010 at home, at the age 59. Loving father of Jeremy (Ashley) and Jason. Survived by his sisters Colleen (Mike) and Debbie (Gerry). Dear son in-law of Doris Robey. Predeceased by his parents Frank and Vera. Charlie will be missed by his nieces, nephew, countless friends. Family and friends will be received at the Gordon F. Tompkins Funeral Home on November 17, followed by a funeral service in our Chapel. Memorial donations to the Diabetes Association and Heart and Stroke Foundation.

Published in the Kingston Whig Standard, December 17, 2013

James Fradette

“Things come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.”
James FradetteBorn: Verdun, October 18, 1950
Claim to Fame: His serious approach
Pet Peeve: Waiting
Ambition: Teacher
Probably Destination: Waiting room
Activities: All sports, especially hockey

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FRADETTE, James Norman. Passed away on Friday, September 14, 2007 at the age of fifty-six years, beloved husband of 37 years to Claire, cherished father of Shannon and Dayna, brother of Stephen, Deborah, Janet, Ann and Elizabeth. Also surviving are brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Raymond, Nicole, Violettte, Robert and Roger, numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Special thanks is extended to his Auntie Barbara for her loving care and kindness. Memorial mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, September 19, 2007 at 11 a.m. at St. Edmund’s of Canterbury Church, 105 Beaconsfield Blvd., Beaconsfield, QC. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the St. Mary’s Hospital, Department of Oncology. Arrangements are entrusted to Rideau Funeral Home, (514) 685-3344.

Montreal Gazette 9/17/2007

Allan McIsaac

Allan McIsaac“Bowling is a great sport. It takes the kids off the streets and puts them in the alleys.”

Born: Montreal, February 16, 1950
Claim to Fame: Mr. Irresistible
Pet Peeve: Working at the bowling alley
Ambition: Psychiatrist
Probable Destination: The couch
Activities: Doing anything interesting

Allan McIsaac obit
McISAAC, Allan (AL)
February 16, 1950 – September 15, 2013
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of the sweet and gentle Al McIsaac in Vancouver on September 15th, 2013. The son of the late Jean and Arthur McIsaac Al fought an intense battle with cancer with courage and dignity. He will be remembered for his humor, love of animals, Stanley Park, cribbage and all sports known to man. He is survived by his three children Chelsea of Montreal, James of Fort St.John and Megan of Kamloops, his siblings Janis (Ralph) of Trenton and Glenn of Montreal and his two best friends Jesse (Sandra) and Dawn Marie. A memorial of his life will be held Wednesday September 18th, at The Mountain View Cemetery Celebration Hall, Vancouver, B.C.

Published in Vancouver Sun and/or The Province from September 17 to September 18, 2013

Pat Ernst

“About the only opportunities some guys can recognize are blondes.”
Pat ErnstBorn: Valleyfield, March 18, 1952
Claim to Fame: His Pat Burns initiations
Pet Peeve: Wearing the school uniform
Ambition: To join the R.C.M.P.
Probable Destiny: Joining the long line of unemployed comedians
Activities: Hockey, baseball, drawing

ERNST Pat (bus driver) March 18, 1952 – January 18, 2008 He leaves to mourn his loving wife Laurel-Lee and adoring children Paddy and Curtis, many family members and countless friends he touched with his gentle spirit. You will be missed.

Vancouver Sun, January 25, 2008

Reginald Mustill – “Reg”

“For every action there’s an equal and opposite detention.”
Reginald Mustill
Born: Shawinigan Falls, June 13, 1951
Claim to Fame: Standing in front of the office.
Pet Peeve: Dougie
Ambition: President of Canada
Prob. Dest.: Office exhibit
Activities: Dances, parties, standing in front of the office

Mustill, Reginald Arthur
June 13, 1951 – September 23, 2011

Reginald Mustill 2Aged 60, of Orleans, Ontario, Reg passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side. He was born in Shawinigan Falls, QC, grew up in Chateauguay, QC and received a BSc from McGill and an MSc from Trent University. Predeceased by his father, Leslie Gordon, and mother, Gladys Eileen (nee Andrews), Reg leaves behind his wife and best friend who he met 44 years ago and married in 1975, Jackie (nee Callister), cherished daughter, Robyn (James Campbell), sister, Sandy (Dale Smith) and their children, James and Lily, UK and relatives in Quebec and Ontario. Reg showed courage and determination in his struggle with cancer. Remembered for his kind and gentle nature, his sense of humour and for his love for his family. Reg had boundless energy and enthusiasm in his daily life at home and at work. He welcomed each day with great joy to be alive. He will be remembered for his beautiful smile and clear blue eyes, always smiling. He was a quiet and modest man who was greatly touched by the support from his friends and colleagues. Reg was much-loved and will be greatly missed. The family wishes to thank their very good friends and family who have supported them through this time and to Reg’s colleagues at Health Canada. A very special thanks to Dr. Louise Coulombe. At Reg’s request, he has been cremated and there will be no funeral service. Donations in his memory to the Ottawa Hospital Cancer Clinic or Carefor Health & Community Services would be greatly appreciated.

The Ottawa Citizen, September 27, 2011


“If today’s women seem to lack vision, blame it on bangs and false eyelashes.”
Mike Horrocks
Origin: Montreal, May 19, 1950
Claim to Fame: The little door knocker on his tie
Ambition: Electrical Engineer
Probable Destination: Wireless
Pet Peeve: Kids like Dave Beauchamp
Activities: Motorcycle riding

Mike passed away in September 1978 of pancreatic cancer at the age of 28. Married to Sheryl Morningstar for three years, they did not have a family.

Mike was born May 19, 1950 in Montreal and at the time of his death he and Sheryl were living in Howick, Quebec. He left to mourn his brothers Dave, Ross, Bob and Paul. His mother Paulene (deceased in 2000) and his father Robert.

Information provided by Ross Horrocks

David Kiperchuk

“He who thinks by the inch and talks by the yard, ought to be removed by the foot.”
David Kiperchuk
Born: Montreal, June 28, 1951
Claim to Fame: 100s in Math
Pet Peeve: Being a genius
Ambition: IBM operator
Probably Destination: Running a Chinese laundry
Activities: School

Suddenly at home in Addison at the age of fifty-one on December 10, 2002. Cherished father of Michael and Thomas of Ottawa. Beloved son of Helen Kiperchuk and the late Nazary Kiperchuk. Dear brother of Daria, Danny, Dale, Daryl, Daphne and Damon. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews.

David will be sadly missed by all. He was a graduate of McGill (Class of ’71) and a former employee of Revenue Canada. A private family gathering will be held on Thursday, December 12 at the Roselawn Tribute Centre and Crematorium, Maitland, where cremation will take place.

Gail Katherine Mitchell

“The birds do it, the bees do it, so why can’t I?”
Gail Mitchell
Born: Verdun, August 18, 1951
Claim to Fame: Chasing Angus MacDonald
Pet Peeve: Angus MacDonald
Ambition: Secretary
Probable Destination: Doing it and ending up cleaning up after six kids.
Activities: Yearbook, writing, boys, dancing.

MITCHELL, Gail. Formerly of Chateauguay, Quebec, passed away in Brampton, Ontario, on September 18, 1994. Beloved daughter of Hazel and Earl. Sister of Marion, Grant, and Michael. Mother of Philip and Sean. Service private.

The Montreal Gazette, September 20, 1994

Gottfried “Fred” Sailer

“I’m the nicest kid in my family. (I’m an only child.)”
Fred SailorOrigin: Tirol, Austria, December 7, 1953
Ambition: Poet
Probable Destination: Back cover of “True Confessions”
Claim to Fame: Like mother like son
Pet Peeve: People who don’t laugh at his jokes
Activities: Skiing, Swimming, Mountain Climbing, Music, Girls

SAILER, Gottfried “Fred” Passed away on July 10, 2009 at the age of 57. He leaves behind a daughter Jasmine and his mother Erika. Predeceased by his father Gottfried “Fred”. Family will receive friends on Thursday, July 16 at the Pinecrest Remembrance Chapel from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. Reception to follow.

Ottawa Citizen, July 14, 2009