Bereavements since March 2013 (Latest February 27, 2014)

On Saturday, February 22, 2014 10:17:49 AM, Melanie Ball wrote:

Doris (Dori) Margaret Ball (nee Schmuland). Born in Kamloops, British Columbia on July 30, 1931. Married to Major (Retired) Harold Graham Ball, C.D. [ * ] on June 10, 1949 in Wetaskiwin, Alberta. Dori was a wonderful sister, wife, mother, friend, and grandmother to six grandchildren. She will be greatly missed by her brother and sister, Allan Schmuland and Alice Wood, her loving husband, Graham, and their children; Pamela Jane, R.N., Stanley Graham and his wife, Terri Markle, and their twin sons Stephen and Andy, Melanie Margaret and her husband, Bob Chaytor, and their sons Aaron, Nathan, Jameson, and daughter Amanda. Dori died peacefully in her 82nd year at Freeport Hospital in Kitchener, Ontario on Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 3:30am. The family would like to thank Dr. Donna Ward and the nurses on the palliative floor for their patience and immense kindness. Cremation and a private celebration of her life was attended by family and friends. Dori enjoyed and helped instil an appreciation for live theatre in her children and grandchildren, in particular the Stratford Festival. For In Memoriam gifts on her behalf, please contact Cathy Kemp at 1-800-561-1233, ext. 5617 or e-mail for the Stratford Festival.


[ * ] Harold Graham, Ball, CD, RCR, 1st and 2nd Bns, Canadian Guards, 2nd, 1st Bns and Regimental Depot

Thanks to Garth Clark for the information

Obituary Published in The Ottawa Citizen on Feb. 11, 2014

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MILNE, Ronald Edwin James April 11, 1921 – February 9, 2014 Musician
Born in London, England into a family of professional musicians, Ron was destined to make music his life. After a successful early career in Britain, he joined the Canadian Forces in 1953 as a Band Sergeant and retired in 1967 as a Captain and Director of Music of the Canadian Forces Centennial Tattoo. [ * ] Ron was enormously influential in the development of Canadian military music. The words, "Arr. REJ Milne" are still familiar to band musicians worldwide. After retiring from the Forces, Ron turned to his other great gift, teaching. He taught music at Nepean High School for almost 20 years, inspiring many of his students to pursue their own successful musical careers. He was greatly respected and loved, not only for his tremendous knowledge and teaching ability, but also for his sense of humour, compassion, and limitless positivity. Ron was predeceased by the love of his life, Vera, in 2007. He will be greatly missed by his daughters, Carol Moore (Andrew) and Patricia Milne, and grandchildren Deborah Wilkinson, Andrea Moore, Dave Shaw and Satkiana Shaw. He will always be remembered fondly by his great- grandchildren: Kyle, Fletch, Meaghan, Trudi, Evelyn and Ishtak. A remembrance ceremony will be held at the Stittsville Branch of the Canadian Legion on Sunday, February 16 from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. Please bring your memories of this remarkable man, and a musical instrument if you have one. In keeping with Ron's wishes, this will be a celebration...and there will be music! If you wish, donations in Ron's memory may be made to the Queensway-Carleton Hospital Foundation.

[ * ] Ron was Director of Music of the Canadian Guards Band

Thanks to Ian Turnbull and Robert Bertuzzi for the information

The Times Colonist on Jan. 25, 2014

Helen M.F. (Pooh) PERODEAU (1922 - 2014)

Deeply loved by family, friends and community, Pooh is survived by her 4 children: Ann (Graham Foss), David, Tony and Michael (Leslie Mayer), her grandchildren John, Ted, Amanda, Carly and Logan, Great Grandchildren Willem, Jacob and Desmond) and many nieces and nephews and extended family who stayed close throughout, and whose visits brightened her life.

Born and raised in Montreal to Basil and Marjorie Price, Pooh married Giles Perodeau [1] in 1941 and served with the Canadian Red Cross in England in WWII. Giles' military career moved the family around Eastern Canada and Germany, finally retiring in Sidney, BC, in 1970. Pooh was always busy: MLA assistant, Parole Board member, and co-founder of The Holly Tree. She became devoted to development of and work at The Mount Newton Centre. Above all, she cared deeply for her extended family and many friends. She was a grand lady. Gratitude to staff from MyCaregivers and SureWork. A celebration of her life will be held this summer. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to The Mount Newton Centre. [2]
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[1] Major Giles Perodeau, CD, 3rd and 1st Bns, predeceased Helen on 15 Mar 2011

[2] The Mount Newton Centre, 2158 Mt Newton Cross Rd, Central Saanich, BC V8M 2B2

Thanks to Steve Brodsky for the information

Obituary courtesy Mattatall – Varner Funeral Home – excerpts

Alma Louise (Henry) Mesheau - 76, Middle Stewiacke, passed away Friday evening, December 27, 2013, at Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born May 26, 1937, in Harewood (Salisbury Parish), New Brunswick, she was a daughter of the late Dean and Irene (Carson) Henry.

Alma is survived by her husband of 56 years, Floyd Mesheau,[1] . . . sisters, Olive Taylor, Myra Seeley; sister-in-law, Marjorie Henry, all of Salisbury, New Brunswick; as well as a large number of nieces and nephews . . .

She had been in declining health for the past several years, however, her passing was sudden and a shock to everyone. She will be sadly missed. Alma and Floyd were married in 1957 and so began a Military life. They lived in Petawawa, Ontario; Soest Germany; London, England, and finally in Chatham, New Brunswick . . .

If so desired, donations in Alma’s memory to a charity of choice are welcomed . . . Private messages of condolence may be sent to the family by viewing Alma’s obituary on-line and selecting "Send A Condolence" at:

[1] Floyd James Mesheau, CD, 2nd Bn, Canadian Guards Thanks to Terry Dexter for the information.

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1. Herbert James PRESTON, Recruit 985, served with the 2nd Bn. passed away on 26 Mar 2013. (source Al Johnston)

2. David Allan Beyea, Recruit 5541, served with 2nd BN, passed away on 29 Nov 2013 (source Moe Bergeron)

3. Keith C Phinney, Recruit 1622, passed away on 2 Dec 2013 at the Athol Hospital in Athol Massachusetts, USA. (source Joe White and Terry Dexter)

(Dec 22, 2013)

Floyd Russell Roode  December 6, 2013

Roode, Floyd Russell C.D. - age 74 of Belmont, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family on Friday December 06, 2013 in the East Hants Health Center in Truro. Born August 19, 1939 in Belmont, he was a son of the late Russell and Rita (Totten) Roode. Floyd was a military veteran having served with the Canadian Guards, 1st Battalion as a Peace Keeper, serving in Canada, Germany and Cyprus. He operated his own business as a bricklayer for many years and upon retirement he was the maintaince supervisor for the Truro Center for 27 years. Floyd was an avid hunter and loved fishing, camping and spending time in Cape Breton with his best friends Tom and Mary. Floyd’s greatest love was his family and friends, his eyes would sparkle when he shared a funny story or held one of his grandchildren on his lap. Floyd is survived by his wife Karen(Dykens), daughters Joanne(Marshall)Weir, Belmont; Wanda(Robert)Forrest, Halifax; foster daughter, Patricia Weir, Glenholme; foster son, Percy(Marilyn)Murray, London,ON; sisters, Geraldine Caverly; Faye Roode, both of Truro; brothers, James(Shirley)Roode, Belmont; Raymond (Linda) Roode,Truro; many nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by former wife Marilyn(Kaulback) Roode, son, Floyd Greggory Roode; sisters, Shirley Lindsay; Maxine Rushton and a sister in infancy. There will be no visitation by request. A celebration of Floyd’s life will be held on December 13, 2013 at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch # Debert. Pastor Steve Adams officiating. Spring interment in Middle Road Cemetery, Debert. The family wishes to extend their gratitude to Dr. Bruce Phillips; VON ; nurses on the 3rd floor D wing for their excellent care and support. A special thank you to friends for cards and food. In lieu of flowers, donations in Floyd’s memory may be made to the Colchester food bank or charity of choice. On line condolences may be made by visiting Arrangements have been entrusted to Serenity Lindsay Funeral Home, Wolfville Chapel (568 Main St.) 542 – 4656.  

Respectfully submitted by Chris Beattie (Dec 8)

Life Legacy - excerpts

Thexton, Major Robert George (Bill) CD (Ret’d) – Age 95 of Wolfville, passed away peacefully in Valley Regional Hospital on Tuesday, November 19, 2013. Born in Twyford, England on August 4, 1918, he was the eldest son of the late Major Robert D. and Winifred L. (Roberts) Thexton of Annapolis Royal. He served with the West Nova Scotia Regiment during WW 2 in England, Scotland, Sicily and Italy where he was severely wounded. After the war he served in Holland and Germany with the Royal Winnipeg Rifles; in staff appointments in Halifax, Fredericton and Oakville; as an instructor at the Royal Canadian School of Infantry, Camp Borden; with the NATO Brigade in Germany; and with the Regiment of Canadian Guards in Camp Petawawa. On his retirement from the army, he was employed for twenty years as Business Manager at Acadia University.
Keenly interested in Genealogy and Military History, he wrote his family history “The Thextons of Cavan” and recently completed his wartime memories “Times to Remember”.
He was president of the West Nova Scotia Regimental Association; for ten years a Warden of the St. John’s Anglican Church, Wolfville; and a Honorary Life Member of the Blomidon Naturalists Society.
He is survived by his wife Brenda, Wolfville; his sister Anne (Mrs. William Esslinger), Karsdale; son Robert (Bob) and wife Karen of Bridgewater; daughter Dianne (and husband Gordon Thorpe) Wolfville; grandsons David Thexton (Whitehorse), Matthew Theton (Ft. McMurray) and Trevor Thorpe (Halifax), granddaughters Heather (Mrs. John Millikin) Kelowna, Kimberly (Mrs. Adam Hachey) Manila, Philippines, great granddaughters Fiona and Norah Hachey.  He was predeceased by his brother Commander Donald L. Thexton of Karsdale . . .

Donations may be made to the Valley Regional Hospital or any charity.
On-line condolences may be made by visiting . Arrangements have been entrusted to Serenity Lindsay Funeral Home Wolfville Chapel 568 Main Street) 542-4656.

Published in The Ottawa Citizen on Nov. 5, 2013

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GAY, Wilfred "Earl"
Peacefully after a lengthy illness on Sunday, November 3rd, 2013 in his 75th year. Earl Gay of Petawawa, beloved husband of Doris Gay (nee Prince). Special uncle to Maureen and Stephanie. He will be sadly missed by sister Pearl (Alex) Carlyle, by sister-in-law Mary (Wayne) Elliott, by brothers-in-law Syl (Betty) Prince and Raphael Prince, and by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by parents William and Netty Gay (nee Flynn), and by sister Shirley (the late Joe) Sellitto. Memorial Visitation at the Neville Funeral Home
491 Isabella St., Pembroke, ON, K8A 5T8
(613) 732-7481 on Saturday after 11 a.m., followed by a service in the Chapel at 2 p.m. As an expression of sympathy, donations to the Renfrew Victoria Hospital - Dialysis Unit would be appreciated.

Online Condolences may be left at

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Wilfred Earl Gay, Recruit 857, served with the 2nd Bn Canadian Guards and Guards Depot.

Lester Elijah Jollimore

Peacefully at Victoria Hospital, London, on Wednesday, October 23, 2013 with his family at his side Lester Elijah Jollimore in his 81st year. Beloved husband of Florence Jollimore for 56 years. Survived by his sisters Helen Oickle of Bridgewater, Nova Scotia and Daisy Blake of London, Ontario. Also survived by his nieces and nephews Daniel Boudreau, Debra Melco (John) of Long Island, New York, Cindy Boudreau of London and Kristine Allison of London. Grand nephew and nieces Darian Boudreau, Robert Carrothers, Nathan Gracey (Jennifer) and Matthew Allison of London. Lester proudly served in the 3rd RCR and Navy for 39 years and was a veteran of the Korean War. He was a long time volunteer for the Korean War Veterans. He also was involved with cadets, Knights of Columbus for many years. ... Memorial donations may be made to the Victoria Hospital Cancer Clinic or the Heart and Stroke Foundation. The family would like to extend their grateful appreciation to all the staff at Victoria Hospital Oncology Floor and doctors at the Victoria Hospital Cancer Clinic. Interment St. Peter's Cemetery.

Published online on Oct. 24, 2013 courtesy of O'Neil Funeral Home (London) Ltd.. - See more here   (Cpl in 1st Bn)

Published in The Ottawa Citizen on September 26, 2013

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CAMERON, Vaughn Milton C.D.
Retired MWO Canadian Forces
Retired RSM CWO Cameron Highlanders
Retired Employee of the United States Embassy Ottawa
It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Master Warrant Officer Vaughn Milton Cameron, peacefully surrounded by his loving family at the Ottawa General Hospital. On Saturday September 21, 2013 at precisely 2300 hrs military time, Vaughn soldiered on to the next leg of his journey. Born in Springhill, Nova-Scotia, beloved husband of Eileen, loving father and protector to his three daughters, Kimberly, Karen and Kathy (Hans) and treasured Papa to Colin, Justin, Nicholas and Taylor. Son of the late James Peace "Tic" Cameron (Mary) and the late May Lou (Sears), survived by his brother Douglas (Mary). Devoted son-in-law of the late William and Rita Bonnah (Stoodley). He will be greatly missed by the Bonnah family, his many loving nieces and nephews, and his infinite number of treasured friends. Vaughn Cameron served in the Canadian Forces, Canadian Guards and the Royal Canadian Regiment for over two decades. He served in the UN Cyprus and in various parts of the world. He was awarded the C.D. Long Service, the Canadian Peacekeeping Medal, the UN (Cyprus) and received the 100th Canadian Centennial Medal. He was also awarded the Superior Honour Award and the Meritorious Award from the United States Government. Vaughn will be remembered for his charismatic and outgoing personality, his captivating stories and his selfless generosity. He was truly a friend to all. A special thank you to all the doctors and care staff at the Ottawa Hospital (General Campus - AMA Unit), Dr. Douglas Smith and the Perley & Rideau Veterans' Health Centre.  Kelly Funeral Home, Walkley Chapel, 1255 Walkley Road, Ottawa,
 For those wishing, donations to the Perley & Rideau Veterans' Health Centre are appreciated

Obituary courtesy Westview Funeral Chapel, London Ontario

Wharry, David

September 20th, 2013

Passed peacefully at University Hospital, London, on Friday, September 20th, 2013 in his 78th year. Beloved husband of Evelyn for 53 years. Loving father of David Jr., Robert and Pauline Orchard (Jeffrey). Proud Grandpa of Alyssa, Mitchell, Mason, Fisher and Riley. Dear brother of Ruth Wharry and the late Sandra St. Denis. David served 37 years in the military.. In memory of David, those wishing to make a donation are asked to consider the Prostate Cancer Research Foundation of Canada.

Charitable donations may be made to:  Prostate Cancer Research Foundation of Canada

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David Clifton Arthur Wharry, CD, served with the 2nd Bn, Canadian Guards, and The Royal Canadian Regiment.

Obituary courtesy Kingston Whig Standard September 4, 2013 edition

MILLER, Dusty (Donald) - May 18, 1934 - 2013 Surrounded by his loving family, father to Karen Pardy (Dan) and Derrick. Poppa to Chris, Heather, Cameron, Margo, Sarah, Dustin and Brent. Big Poppa to Nate, Marlee, Claire and Callum. He is now dancing with the love of his life Marlene.

Dusty's Military Services spanned 25 years with the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Canadian Guards, The Royal Canadian Regiment 3rd Battalion and in retirement a Commissionaire with DuPont. Dusty enjoyed people and life but most of all his family, western novels and the Toronto Maple Leafs.

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Born July 25, 1922 in Toronto, Ed passed away peacefully on July 4, 2013 at the age of 90. He leaves behind his loving wife of 59 years; Eileen and is survived by his three children: Robert, Dawn (Deane), and Geoffrey (Julie) as well as his grandchildren: Keith, Kayley, and Khia. All relatives and friends will miss his caring, thoughtful ways and the twinkle in his eyes. After 32 years of prestigious service in the military, Ed continued his work in intelligence for another 12 successful years with the Department of National Defence until his retirement in 1984. He will be remembered for numerous lifetime accomplishments ranging from being a child virtuoso on the violin to earning the Military Cross in Korea and from being a dedicated family man to contributing selflessly to his community in many ways.

In memoriam, gifts to The Royal Canadian Legion Poppy Fund are greatly appreciated.  Published in The Ottawa Citizen on July 9, 2013

Thanks Howie Pierce

Announcement Published in the Cape Breton Post

Emmanuel 'Mannie' McPhee
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our father, grandfather and great-grandfather, Mannie, age 67, on Tuesday, June 11, 2013, at his home in London, Ont. He was the son of the late Peter 'Mannie' and Theresa (Thomas) McPhee. Born in Reserve Mines, Mannie was well known for his skills with a guitar. He enjoyed sharing his music and the bond created with many musicians, especially those in his family. He was a proud of his time spent in the Army (Canadian Guards * ) and had served with United Nations Force in Cyprus in 1964. After his military service, Mannie worked construction for many years, after which he fished out of Port Morien. He enjoyed many years of recreational fishing, hunting and camping with family and friends. His greatest source of joy were his grandchildren. Mannie is survived by his partner in life, and Mom to all, Sylvia (Lee); his children, Leslie and Francis; stepsons, Robert, Brian, Dan and Leonard; 10 grandchildren and two great-grandsons from Cape Breton and London. He also leaves his mother, Theresa, brothers, Jimmie (Angie), Dannie (Nancy), Bernie (Jan), Paul (Lorraine), Neil (Kim), John (Annette); his sister, Theresa
Petrie and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, Marlene Sponagle; his father, Peter McPhee and brother-in-law, Andrew Petrie.

"Carry on brother, we will remember the good times, and all of the lessons you have taught us. You are loved and will be missed."
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Emmanuel "Mannie" Patrick McPhee, Recruit 4411, served with the 1st
and 2nd Bns Canadian Guards.

Thanks to Don MacKinnon, Terry Dexter and Mary George for the information (June 16, 2013)

Obituary courtesy Carnells Funeral Home


KING, George Maxwell: Passed away with family and friends by his side on June 4, 2013 at the age of 71. George leaves to mourn, his loving wife of 48 years, Selina King (nee Tucker); son, George King Jr. (Beth); daughter, Tanya Knight (Gerard); as well as four special granddaughters: Melissa King (fiancé Ben), Jennifer Roberts (Josh), Haley King and Sienna Knight. George is predeceased by his parents Ralph and Elfreda King; sister, Joan Pike; brother, Ralph King. George is survived by his sister Margery King in Montreal; brother, Jim King (Margaret) in St. John’s; sister, Violet Hiscock (Max) in Grand Beach, NL. George also leaves to mourn a large circle of close friends especially friend and Priest, Rev. Ed Keeping. Born in Taylors Bay, NL, George grew up in Lamaline and at the age of 17 he joined the Armed Forces as a member of the Canadian Guards.

After serving 5 years, George became a member of the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary, married his wife Selina and shortly after, settled in the town of Portugal Cove/St. Philip’s where they would live for over 40 years. George spent nearly 25 years with the RNC until his retirement in 1988. He then became a member of the Corps. of Commissionaires and worked at St. John’s International Airport for 11 years until he was posted to work at the Veterans Pavilion. George became like a member of the family to both the Veterans and the Staff for nearly 12 years and from there is where he truly retired. George volunteered many years of service to his community, including being an active member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #10.

George also served the community in which he lived as Councillor for a term. His great love was the Church . He served as Warden for many years, member of Vestry, Chair of Property and Cemetery Committee of St. Philip’s Anglican Church, Synod Delegate, member of the Board of Management of Lavrock, Chair of DAMA and men’s group in St. Philip’s Church. George will be greatly missed as a member of St. Philip’s Congregation.. . . In lieu of flowers, donations in George’s memory may be made to St. Philip’s Anglican Church. To send a message of condolence or to sign the memorial guest book, please visit (Funeral notices)   “Well done, thou good and faithful Servant.”

Thanks to Jim King and Terry Dexter for the information

Obituary courtesy Sydney Memorial Chapel


It is with extreme sadness that we, the family of
Heather Marie Plumridge, Kennedy Avenue, Sydney, announce her peaceful passing on Friday, May 31, 2013, in the An Cala unit at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, with her loving daughter by her side. Born in Sydney, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Cordella 'Cuddles' Donovan. Heather was a member of St. Andrew's United Church, Sydney . . .

Surviving are her daughter, Shelly MacMillan and grandchildren, Nicole and Matt, at home; sister, Charlene 'Arlie' (Fred) Myatt, Sydney; several nieces and nephews, including special nieces, Shauna (Phillip) Anthony and Cathy Plumridge, who were so helpful during her journey. Heather will be missed by her "adopted daughters", Darlene, Annette, Heather and Marina (Brian), who she loved as her own and who sat tirelessly by her side. She is also survived by her sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Norma, George and Marilyn, Fred and Sandra, Jack and Erika Plumridge.

Heather was predeceased by her husband Tom [*]; son-in-law, Steve MacMillan and brothers-in-law Charlie and Eddy Plumridge Special thanks to the doctors, nurses and volunteers of the An Cala unit for the exceptional care of an extremely special lady. As per her request, a graveside service will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made to An Cala unit at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Condolences may be sent to the family at or email

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Thomas Robert Plumridge, 2nd Bn Canadian Guards]

Thanks to Mary George, Terry Dexter and Don MacKinnon for the information

Good afternoon. Although, Bob Emberson was only a member of the Guards Band for a short time, he was still nontheless a Guardsman, and retained a strong affiliation with the Regiment through friends and fellow Bandsmen of the Canadian Guards.

Please post on your Bereavements Page  (Paul.Leadston)

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Robert "Bob" Lionel Emberson

July 27, 1934 - May 26, 2013

In hospital in Cambridge on Sunday, May 26, 2013. Beloved husband of Lillian Cole. Dear father of Steven (Lisa), Theresa Tremblay (Jacques), Mike (Shelley) and Julie Cuming (John). Survived by sisters Doreen Felice (Joe), Helen Nickason (Nick) and Peg James (Cliff). Predeceased by his parents Lionel and Beatrice (Tuff) and brothers John (Beatrice), Fred (Beverly) and Dave (Shirley) and sister, Marjorie Bedford (Late Robert). Loving Grandfather of Daniel, Stephanie and Jean-Francois Tremblay, Greg and Chris Emberson, Tom and Claire Cuming. Bob was born in Guelph, July 27, 1934. His musical career began in the Guelph Police Boys Band where he learned to play the trombone and the euphonium. He later joined the Canadian Guards Band in Petawawa for three years before returning to Guelph. After teachers' college, he taught for three years at John F. Ross Collegiate and then became the chairman of the music department at Centennial Collegiate. He retired from Centennial in 1996 and has been fishing and playing music ever since. Life member of AF of M Local 226. Cremation has taken place.. As expressions of sympathy, a donation to Cambridge Memorial Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Thank you  (June 1)

SK 13874 Gdsm Veasy Erick COLLIER, passed away on 11 Nov 2012 in Williams Lake, BC. He served with the 3rd Bn, The Royal Canadian Regiment in Korea and was awarded Mentioned-in-Despatches. On return to Canada he served with the 1st Bn Canadian Guards.

SB 13401
Gdsm David Viney LAPHAM, passed away on 11 Jun 2012 in Minden ON. A veteran of the Korean War. Gdsm Lapham served with the 3rd Bn, Canadian Guards.

SN 2627
Gdsm James Francis SULLEY, passed away on 17 Oct 2012 in Calgary, AB. [ Gdsm Sulley, Recruit # 1057, served with 1st Bn]

Thanks to Al Johnston for the information

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SN 3024
Gdsm Frederick Thomas CONNORS passed away on 13 May 2013 in Victoria, B.C. A celebration in Fred's name will be held on June 1st, 2013, at the Canadian Forces Sailing Association in Victoria, BC, from 12-3pm.

Information provided by Jeni Chesley, Fred's daughter-in-law.
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Gdsm Connors, Recruit 1744, served with the 1st Bn, Canadian Guards.  
(1 June 2013)

Obituary courtesy Malcolm, Deavitt & Binhammer Funeral Home Pembroke

SULLIVAN, Cecil Patrick (Retired Military Veteran) - passed away peacefully in hospital on April 4, 2013 with loved ones by his side.

Born in Johnsville NB to the late Matthew and Ada Sullivan (nee Kinney). Predeceased by his partner of many years June Lance and by previous marriage the late Suzanne  Cochrane (nee Allard). Survived by his children Nicole Lalonde (Tom) of Pembroke; Tim Sullivan (Karen) of Calgary AB; and Joanne Verville (Darren) of Pembroke; grandchildren Adam, Kristian & Samantha Burger; Ashton & Katie Sullivan; Jamie & Tatum Verville; great-grandchildren Zacheria & Damian Burger, Mallory Muir; and Gannon Verville; brother Eugene Sullivan of Saint John NB and sister Kay Middleton of North Carolina; as well as many loving nieces and nephews and extended family members. Predeceased by brothers Fred, Joe, Murray, Raymond, Thomas, Leo & Jackie . .
As an expression of sympathy, donations to the Wounded Warriors Fund would be appreciated. Online condolences and donations are available at

Cecil Patrick Sullivan, Recruit 1658 served with the 1st Bn, Canadian Guards

Thanks to Howie Pierce for the information

Raymond J.R. Gobeil
Beloved Husband of Catherine, loved Father of Christian, and Brother of Patricia. In accordance with his wishes there will be a Family only Grave Side Service in the National Military Beachwood Cemetery. He passed away peacefully at the Monfort Hospital Friday April 19th at 12:55 PM. He proudly served his Country and the Canadian Military with The Canadian Guards and later in The Royal Canadian Regiment.
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 Lt Col Raymond Joseph Richard Gobeil, CD, served with the 3rd and 2nd Bns, Canadian Guards.

(April 23)

My brother, Bill Des Champ passed away early this morning, March 27, 2013, in Pembroke General Hospital. He served in the 4th and 2nd Battalion Canadian Guards and the Service Corps (cook). Bill is being cremated with a private family service in the future. Donations can be made to The Heart and Stroke Association. He is survived by his wife Helene.

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George W. Des Champ (March 29, 2013)