Class of 75

Myra Bezenar

“Strive for a higher state of mind.”
Myra Bezener

Destination: To decide what to do next.
Probable Destiny: Never deciding
Pet Peeves: Decisions
Weakness: Life’s finer things



KELLY, Myra (nee Bezenar). In Montreal at the age of twenty-eight years. Dearly loved wife of Randy Kelly. Loving mother of Bruce William. Also survived by her mother Maalke, her brother Raymond, Raymond, mother-in-law Peggy Kelly and father-in-law Bruce Kellv. Resting at the J.F. Wilson & Sons’ Funeral Home, 5784 Verdun Avenue, Verdun. Service from All Saints Church on Tuesday, April 15 at 2:30 p.m. Interment Rideau Memorial Gardens.

The Montreal Gazette, April 15, 1986

Peter Noupuu

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NOUPUU, Peter. The parents of the late Peter, a beloved son, wish to express their sincere thanks to relatives, friend and nelghbour for card of thanks and for those who attended his memorial servlce. Thank you.

The Montreal Gazette, April 21, 1990

Elaine Daley

Elaine Daley


“Receiving a new truth is adding a new sense.”

Destiny: To write, travel
Pet Peeve: Lexall beast insults
Claim to Fame: My sense of humor
Activities: Traveling



DALEY, Elaine Louise. In her thirty-fifth year, peacefully, while surrounded by loved ones, at the Montreal General Hospital, September 29, 1993, after a long and courageous battle with Aids. Survived by her mother Enid (nee Rockburn), her father George, sisters Marlene and Andrea, and brother John.

Elaine Daley articleVisitation at Collins Clarke MacGillivray White Funeral Home, Montreal West. Memorial service to be announced. Donations to the Farha Foundation would be greatly appreciated.

The Montreal Gazette
October 1, 1993

Thomas Bamundo

Thomas Bamundo

“Only the strong’ll survive … Ouch!”

Destiny: Rich as s—!
Probable Destination: Nutcracker
Activities: You name it, I’ll do it.




BAMUNDO, Thomas. At Kahnawake on September 17, 1991, aged thirty-three years. Beloved husband of Carol Bush. Father of Jessica and Bradley. Also survived bv one sister Diana and one brother John, two nephews Shayden and Jorden, one niece Sandi-Jo, and many relatives and friends. Funeral service was held at the St. Francis Xavier Mission on September 20. Interment at the Kateri Cemetery. Funeral directors Poissant and Deer Funeral Home.

The Montreal Gazette, September 18, 1991

John McKnight

John McKnightDestination: Armed Forces
Probable Destination: Living in Alberta
Pet Peeve: Being bossed around
Claim to Fame: My hair
Weakness: I’m too fast
Activities: All sports in Canada



McKnight, John Carl. At the Anna Laberge Hospital in Chateauguay on September 26, 1999 at the age of forty-one. Beloved son of Donald and Bessie McKnight and step-grandson of Allan McGill. He will be sadly missed also by his sisters Sharon, Joanne and Christine and his brother, Rodney; his nieces Amanda, Jennifer, Lindsay-Anne and Diana-Lee; his great nieces Corina and Britannia; also by his aunts, uncles, cousins, relatives and many friends. Funeral from St. Georges Anglican Church in Chateauguay on September 28th, thence to Christ Roi Cemetery. Donations to the Anna Laberge Foundation of Chateauguay will be appreciated in lieu of flowers. A great special thanks to the personnel of Anna Laberge for their care and support.

The Montreal Gazette, September 28, 1999

Gordon Waddell

Gordon Waddell“A toke a day is good for your teeth.”

Destination: Forest Ranger
Probably Destination: Sitting in the field smoking
Weakness: Saying no to a toke
Activities: Skiing



WADDELL, Gordon Charles. Accidentally on Saturday, November 13, 1976, aged 19 years. Beloved son of John and Perl Lajoie. Beloved brother of Margaret, William, Robert, Cheryl, Christopher and Johnny. Service from the chapel at the Wilson Funeral Home in Chateauguay on November 17. Interment at Christ Roi Cemetery in Chateauguay.

The Montreal Gazette, November 16, 1976

Brian Seary

Brian Seary




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Brian Kenneth Seary, 59, of Richmond Hill, Ontario passed away Friday, December 1st, 2017 after suffering a stroke. He was born in Lachute, Quebec, on June 19th, 1958 to Huguette and Ken Seary.

Brian Seary oldBrian will be dearly remembered and deeply missed by his life-partner, Yvette Gauthier. He is survived by his mother and step-mother (Elisabeth) and sisters all from his hometown of Chateauguay, Quebec; Laurie, Jennefer and Marlene. Brian’s pride of his life were his two sons, Damian and Evann, with enough room in his heart for Yvette’s two; Connor and Stephanie. Our family grew in the last number of years to include Aydin Turgay, Jennifer (Wyant) and Elissa (Wigmore). He was blessed with a beautiful grandbaby, Adaline with whom he spent as much time as possible. He will also be missed by Adrian, Shelby, Jenessa, Chloe, Leah, Riley, Hailey and Maddox.

Brian was also the Canadian ‘dad’ to 5 very special young men who came to Canada to study from China. He took his role of homestay dad very seriously, teaching and nurturing Adrian, Ben, Cena, Daniel and Billy.

He was a member of the condominium board, recently becoming the president at Observatory Gate. Anyone who knew Brian would remember the twinkle in his eye, his infectious smile and his gift of the gab.

Brian’s beautiful spirit, love of life, and generosity will be celebrated on Thursday, December 14th, 2017
Marshall Funeral Home – 6:00-8:00 pm
10366 Yonge Street, Richmond Hill
Brian’s “Irish Wake” will be at
Falcon and the Firkin Pub – 8:00-10:00 pm
10300 Yonge Street, Richmond Hill

Donations in Brian’s memory may be made to the Sunnybrook Foundation

Keith Burton

Keith Burton

“Left, right, left, left ….”

Destination: Canadian Armed Forces
Probable Destination: Boy Scout leader
Pet Peeve: Pat O’Reilly
Weakness: Pennyless [sic] girls
Claim to Fame: My nose



Keith Matthew Burton (1956 – 2006)

From Mercier, on April 5, 2006, at the age of forty-nine years, passed away. He leaves to mourn his brother and sister, Brian and Teresa, sister-in-law Jocelyne, nephews Keith William and Dylan, great-nephew Dominic, other relatives and friends. Visitation April 8, Prayer Meeting the same at the Yves Legaré Funeral Home, Chateauguay.

Published in Montreal Gazette on Apr. 7, 2006

Shaun Giuliani
Shaun Giuliani

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Peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, after a courageous battle, Shaun Giuliani passed away, on July 26th, 2017, at the age of 59. Beloved husband of Mirella, he is survived by his daughters Katrina (Andrew) and Jenna, his son Marco and his granddaughter Ariana. He also leaves to mourn his parents Carmine and Mary, his sisters Sharlene and Sharon, his brothers Sheldon and Angelo, his in-laws, nieces and nephews, and relatives and friends. He is now joining with his late brother Charles.
The family will receive condolences at the funeral parlor: Alexandre Nicole Complexe Funéraire Châteauguay on Tuesday, August 1st from 2 to 5pm and 7 to 9pm. The funeral will be held on Wednesday, August 2nd at 10:30am at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church (295 McLeod St, Chateauguay), with burial to follow.

Jill Hutton

Jill Hutton

“Schools and insane asylums are both mental institutions, but one has to show improvement to graduate from one asylum.”

Destination: Nurse




Jill Dyall

(Patricia) Jill Dyall (nee Hutton). Gloriously brave and graciously thoughtful, Jill lived an amazing life full of life, happiness and laughter. After a courageous battle with cancer, Jill pasJill Hutton oldsed away peacefully in the early hours of February 18, 2016. She was surrounded by her adoring husband John and cherished daughters Jennifer and Pamela. Jill was born October 6, 1959 to Florence and Garfield (Bub) Hutton in Chateauguay, Quebec. After graduating from St. Lawrence College with a Nursing Degree, Jill pursued a 25-year career caring for others. Jill had a zest for life and had a special gift for bringing people together and making everyone feel special, from her longtime friends from Chateauguay, friends in Whitby and new friends in Harbour Village. She will be missed at the family’s cottage in Prescott, on the golf course and at Costco. Jill’s infectious smile will be sadly missed by her husband John, daughter Jennifer (Alex) and Pamela (Nick), her mother Florence and a large extended family including sisters Joan, Jane (Mike), Susan and sister-in-law Cynthia (David), brother-in-law David (Jenny) and nieces and nephews Tony, Tracey, Scott, Caitlin, Tommy, Jillian, Shelby, Sam, Ben, Johnathon, Jaylee, Alexandra, Owen, Lily and Kate and an endless number of family and friends. With special thanks to the wonderful medical staff at Lakeridge Health Oshawa – Cancer Centre for its wonderful care.

Visitation at Mount Lawn Funeral Home in Whitby. Memorial service celebrating Jill’s life was held at Saint Andrew’s Presbyterian Church in Whitby. Donations to Durham Community Foundation greatly appreciated. foundation/

Published in the Toronto Star on February 24, 2016

Elaine Kemp
Elaine Kemp

“If you think you have got someone eating out of your hand, count your fingers.”

Destination:  Picasso 11
Claim to Fame: My perfume
Activities:  Art, yearbook



Elaine Kemp
November 14, 1958 – November 30, 2016

Suddenly on November 30. A loving daughter, sister, aunt and friend, engaged in living life to the fullest. Beloved daughter of Milton and Lily, sister of Sharon and David, loving aunt of Turner (Silverthorne) Laura and James. Long-time friend of Michael Lockhart. Elaine enjoyed cooking, gardening, crafts and all things Finnish. A celebration of the life of Elaine Kemp will be held at time and place to be announced at a later date.

Published in The Gazette from December 5, 2016

Lorraine Hoyland
Lorraine Hoyland

“Happy times are remembered after they’re long gone.”

Destiny: Dental Hygienist
Claim to Fame: Laske Beans
Favourite Hangout: Girroette, Knowlton Pony Club



Lorraine Hoyland old

from St. Andrew’s Church Cemetery, Glengarrry County, Ontario

 Jackie Sabourin

Jackie Sabourin

“Happiness is a warm bowl.”

Destination: Millionaire
Probable Destination: Working at Staff
Weakness: Blondes, Brunettes, Afghan
Claim to Fame: Getting caught
Activities: Skiing




SABOURIN, John (Jackie). Accidentally on Saturday, November 13, 1976, aged 18 years. Beloved son of Jean Jacques (Jack) and Margaret Sabourin. Dear brother of Paul and Darrin. Resting at the Wilson Funeral Home, 123 Maple Blvd., Chateauguay. Service in Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church Wednesday, November 17, interment Cote des Neiges Cemetery.

The Montreal Gazette, November 15, 1976

Ricky O’Halloran

Ricky OHalloran


Destination: Lawyer
Probable Destination: Defendant
Weakness: Lery night life
Claim to Fame: Having the bowl
Favourite Haunt: Lery
Activities: Skiing, Sailing



O’Halloran, Richard James
Accidentally on Sunday, June 6, 1976 aged eighteen years, dear son of Nicole (Mrs. R. Skeates) and Pat O’Halloran, dear brother of Louise and Karen. Resting at the Wilson Funeral Home in Chateauguay. Service from the Chapel on June 9, interment Christ Roi Cemetery.

Printed in The Gazette, June 8, 1976

Russel Curotte

Russell Curotte“As if !”
Destination: World Champion C-1 paddler
Probably Destination: Tipped over
Pet Peeve: Being called “Normy”
Weakness: Girls
Claim to Fame: My beautiful eyes
Favourite Haunt: Canoe Club
Activities: Canoeing, Wrestling, Football

Russell Curotte obit

Macleans Magazine
December 28, 2009

Carol Bailey

Carol Bailey school
Destination: Rich
Pet Peeve: Being broke
Weakness: Shawn Phillips
Claim to Fame: My weekend state
Favourite Hangout: Tiffiny’s
Activities: Bruce’s, music, drinking, etc.

Carol Audrey Duffey
March 21, 1958 – April 2, 2011

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Carol Duffey of Kamloops B.C. (formerly Chateauguay, Quebec) passed away with her family by her side, on Saturday, April 2, 2011 at 53 years of age.

Carol is survived by her loving husband Blair Jaroszuk, son Ryan Duffey, siblings Laurie (Bob) Hamilton-Geohegan, Randy (Angie) Hamilton, Susan Bailey, Glenn Hamilton and Jennifer (Randy) Hamilton-Cross; her parents Mona & Ian Hamilton and Robin & Eileen Bailey; and her BFF Kathy Desmond. She was predeceased by her brother Ross Bailey.

Carol will be remembered as a loving wife and mother and as a dear and loyal friend. She was a very successful and confident businesswoman and Founder and President of Advantec Telecom Services. Fun-loving and humorous, she was strong willed and courageous to the end. She will be dearly missed by her loving family and many friends.