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COWIE, Laurine M. Martyn (nee McCORKLE)  - September 5, 1918 - September 4, 2016

It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that the family announces the passing of our wonderful mother.

She died peacefully in her home with family by her side, at the age of 98.

Cherished mother to Marianne, Laurine, Lynda (Gerald R. Dodds) and Ross (Maria).

Loved mother-in-law of the late Bruce Sheppard. Predeceased by husbands Gordon A. Martyn and William E. Cowie.

Mom will be lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Natazia and Christina Martyn, Tracy Dodds and Melissa Hockey.

Great-grandmother to James Cook and loving Aunt to many nieces and nephews. Step- mother to Judy (Phil Hudson) and Donna (Earl Knipple).

She will be missed by her sister Geraldine (David Johnson) and sister-in-law Ollie McCorkle of Berwyn, Alberta. Predeceased by siblings Adaline, James, Ellen, Delmar and Robert.

Special thanks to Dr. Lisa Chiang for her dedicated home visits with Mom and gratitude to caregivers Melissa, Ethel and Margo.

Friends and relatives may call at the Ward Funeral Home, Weston, on Monday, September 12th from 10 a.m. until the Memorial Service in the chapel at 11 a.m. Cremation has taken place.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, Canadian Cancer Society or Dystonia Medical Research Foundation. Too dearly loved to ever be forgotten.


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COWIE, Laurine M. Martyn (nee McCORKLE)  - September 5, 1918 - September 4, 2016

It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that the family announces the passing of our wonderful mother.

She died peacefully in her home with family by her side, at the age of 98.

Cherished mother to Marianne, Laurine, Lynda (Gerald R. Dodds) and Ross (Maria).

Loved mother-in-law of the late Bruce Sheppard. Predeceased by husbands Gordon A. Martyn and William E. Cowie.

Mom will be lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Natazia and Christina Martyn, Tracy Dodds and Melissa Hockey.

Great-grandmother to James Cook and loving Aunt to many nieces and nephews. Step- mother to Judy (Phil Hudson) and Donna (Earl Knipple).

She will be missed by her sister Geraldine (David Johnson) and sister-in-law Ollie McCorkle of Berwyn, Alberta. Predeceased by siblings Adaline, James, Ellen, Delmar and Robert.

Special thanks to Dr. Lisa Chiang for her dedicated home visits with Mom and gratitude to caregivers Melissa, Ethel and Margo.

Friends and relatives may call at the Ward Funeral Home, Weston, on Monday, September 12th from 10 a.m. until the Memorial Service in the chapel at 11 a.m. Cremation has taken place.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, Canadian Cancer Society or Dystonia Medical Research Foundation. Too dearly loved to ever be forgotten.


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Andrew Augustine DUANE

On Monday, April 25, 2016, 'Gus', surrounded by his family, passed away peacefully in his 92nd year. He was born in Loughrea, County Galway, Ireland in 1924. He flew in World War II with the RAF and immigrated to Canada in 1946. As one of twelve children, he is survived by his sister Eileen Hickey. Devoted husband to Dr. Vera Solowska for 60 years. Loving father of Helen (Marc Carere), Tom (Anne) and Peg (Tom Best). He will be greatly missed by his grandchildren Matthew, Emily, Andrew, Dominique, Luke, Jeff, Richard, Melanie, Amy, Colin, Jenna and his great-grandchildren Anna Bella, Sophia, Cosmo and Kiana. He was always a mentor and loving advisor to his children, their peers and his grandchildren. On May 2nd, friends may visit at Mount Pleasant Funeral Centre, 375 Mount Pleasant Rd. (East Gate entrance) from 10-11 a.m., followed by a memorial service in the Chapel at 11 a.m - See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/thestar/obituary.aspx?n=andrew-duane&pid=179788240&fhid=17702#sthash.yZVARBov.dpuf