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On August 12 2018 Rick Hilton passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family. He leaves to mourn his beloved wife Janice Pierson-Hilton and cherished children; Andrea Hilton (Tim), Melissa Hilton (Chad), Brandi Hilton (Mike), Greg Hilton (Leah), Tyler Hilton (Jessica) as well as his adoring grandchildren David, Taylor, Jacob, Spencer, Mackenzie, Quinn, Jude and Penelope who affectionately named him Grampa-Moe. He will be sadly missed by his dear aunt Lily, sisters Darlene (Paul), Jo-Anne (late Charlie) and brother Jim (Brenda) and his many nieces and nephews. He will be remembered by the Hilton and Pierson families and many extended family and friends as he joins his late mother Violet and father Donald in heaven. Richard proudly served 35 years of distinguished service with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Funeral service held on August 17th at St-George’s Anglican Church, Chateauguay.
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Forest Lawn Memorial
“A man of words and not of deeds is like a garden full of weeds.”
Destination: To be a millionaire or a monkey’s uncle
Probable Destination: Monkey’s uncle
Pet Expression: Say “bobe”
Weakness: Just one school
Activities: Skiing, tennis, football, dances
KENNA, RICHARD THOMAS Psalms 116:15 Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His saints. On October 4, 2014, Richard left home to be with his Lord. He was in his 61st year. Best friend and beloved husband of Freddie; loving father of Duwayne (Tammy), Sherri, Lorelei (Craig); proud grandfather of eleven grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren, devoted son of father Thomas, brother of Brian (Christine), and sister of Maureen (Sandy); sadly missed uncle of numerous nephews and nieces; predeceased by his mother Florence and brother David. Richard will be remembered as a kind, thoughtful and humble man, with a witty, dry sense of humour. He was always gentle with others, and an attentive ‘listener’, with a high regard for his fellow man. Richard retired from his main career of 26 years with the R.C.M.P. and then found interest in other part-time employment. Two years ago he became a school bus driver with Diversified Transportation, a position he thoroughly enjoyed. Richards passing will leave a hole in the lives of his many friends and all of his extended family. Above all, he will be sorely missed and remembered for the principled, caring and loving man he was. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. this Saturday, October 11, 2014 at Overcoming Faith Christian Centre, 4520 Wheeler Road, Prince George. In lieu of flowers, contributions are invited toward purchase of a park bench from the City of Prince George, to be installed in Rick’s honour. Please direct these to Overcoming Faith Christian Centre, and designate it toward Richard Kenna Park Bench. (non-tax deductible).
Published in The Prince George Citizen from Oct. 9 to Oct. 10, 2014
Susan Murphy “Murf the Surf”
“The most useless day of all is that in which we have not laughed.”
Ambition: Phys Ed Teacher
Probable Destination: Manager of the water girls
Pet Expression: “I don’t believe it! Can you imagine: … not really I’m not too swift!”
Weakness: Male Phys Ed teachers!!
Activities: Yearbook, skiing, field hockey, badminton, tennis, volleyball, basketball
“A wise man said, people who live in glass houses – shouldn’t.”
Probable Destination: B.A.
Pet Expression: “This is true, too.”
Activities: Football 67, 68 and 69, wrestling team ‘67
Gary Dumaresque passed away peacefully in Creston B.C. on February 22, 1997. He leaves behind his beloved wife Alana and his two sons Kirk and Cody. Gary was the treasured big brother to Mitzi and Joy. And all that knew him loved him, admired his wit, charm and contagious grin. The stars shine forever brighter with Gary in them.
Information provided by Gary’s sister Mitzi
August 15, 1953 – July 31, 2007
“It’s hard to be able to believe somebody when you know in their shoes you would be lying.”
Ambition: To see the world by the time she’s 23.
Probable Destination: Getting an atlas for my 23rd birthday
Pet Expression.: “Can I borrow …”
TYCE, Sylvia … After a 7 year battle with cancer, fought with dignity and grace, Sylvia, surrounded by her family and friends, passed away at Lakeridge Health – Oshawa.
Sylvia was the beloved wife of Brian and devoted mother of Gregory and Jessica. She will be missed by her parents, Elisabeth and Karl Burkhardt and her older brother Tom (Mag). Daughter-in-law of Nancy Tyce and the late Dennis, sister-in-law of Anjie MacKay, Alan (Laura), Peter (Teri), Laurie Beaton (Michael), Sandy Jang, Neil (Heather) and Denise Cashley (Bruce). She will be missed by many nieces and nephews and her many special friends including Rhonda and “Edna” Deb.
The family would like to recognize the wonderful care and support given to Sylvia and her family during this difficult time. We are grateful to doctors Devost and Wilke and Sylvia’s co-workers at Lakeridge Health – Oshawa.
Sylvia was a wonderful wife, mother, sister and friend. Her dedication to her chosen profession of nursing helped many people over the years. Sylvia’s sunny personality and amazing spirit has sustained us over the years, she will be missed by all.
Family and friends will be received at the Mount Lawn Reception Center 21 Garrard Rd. Whitby (just north of Hwy 2) 905-665-0600 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. with a Funeral mass to follow at Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church (373 Simcoe St. S. just south of Olive Ave nue, Oshawa) at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday August 2, 2007. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
Do not be sad, Sylvia has found her wings.
“If at first you don’t succeed, suck another seed!”
Ambition: To travel around the world.
Prob. Destination.: Tourist guide In Niagara Falls
Can you imagine: Sheryl getting 80’s in chemistry?
Weakness: Male athletes and wine.
Activities: Yearbook, skiing, cheerleading, extra chem.
MURPHY, Sheryl (nee Morningstar). In Howick, on the evening of October 4, 2002 Sheryl Morningstar Murphy passed away peacefully in her sleep. To know her was to love her. She will always be remembered for her unconditional love and support accompanied by a bright smile and a zest for life. Left to mourn is a loving husband Lewis, daughters Bethanne and Kristin, parents Ross and Shirley Morningstar (of Brockville, Ont.), brothers Tim (Kathy), Scott (Joanne), Greg (Luisa), brothers and sisters-in-law Phyllis (Pierre), Maureen (Leon), Mary (Harold), Leo (Gloria), Terry, family acclaimed sister Debbie (Neil and Keara), numerous family members, along with everyone else whose heart was touched by Sheryl.
WEIGEL, Gerd 1953 – 2009 On Saturday, August 29, 2009 at the age of fifty-six years, after a courageous battle with cancer. Beloved son of Ernest and the late Grete. He also leaves behind his loving children Laurie-Anne and Eric, his sister Diana (Philip), his nieces and nephews Michelle, Rianna, James and Nicholas, his companion Johanne Aubin and his many friends and coworkers. The family will receive condolences at: on Wednesday, September 2, 2009 from 2 p.m. followed by a service at 7 p.m. at the Chapel of the funeral home.
Montreal Gazette, September 1, 2009
Alan Wilkinson “Wilky”
“Some people reach the top of the ladder only to find it leaning against the wrong wall.”
Probable Destination: Operating a newsstand at the North Pole
Pet Expression: “Why me?”
Weakness: Arriving at school around 10 o’clock
Activities: Drama club, basketball
Alan died on May 1, 1986, according to his sister Laura.