Monday, November 27, 2017

Obituary announcement for ANN KENNEDY ~ WIFE OF WO WAYNE (WACO) KENNEDY (COMM OP 213 RET'D)

Ann’s obituary and accompanying online Guestbook can be viewed at:

On October 6, 2017, Ann Kennedy of Hinton, AB, passed away at the age of 76 years.  Ann is survived by her loving husband, Wayne; sons, Dwayne (Julie), Daryl and Ian (Dianna); thirteen grandchildren, Cassie, Ryan, Robbie, Sarah, Allana, Jessica, Michael, Sean, Kurt, Sophia, Ethan and Dylan; and two brothers, Ron (Carol) and Sally (Ray).  She was predeceased by her parents, John and Mary Onufruw.

A Celebration of Ann’s Life will take place at a later date.  Cremation has taken place.  In lieu of other tributes, donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta, NWT & Nunavut, Suite 144, 5241 Calgary Trail NW, Edmonton, AB T6H 5G8.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Obituary announcement for old comrade Caron, Jean-Guy

Jean-Guy's obituary and accompanying online 'Guest Book' can be viewed at:

Caron, Jean-Guy

1938 – 2017

La famille Caron a le regret de vous annoncer le décès de M. Jean-Guy Caron décédé le 12 novembre 2017 à l'Hôpital de Gatineau, à l’âge de 78 ans.  Il était l’époux de Gëatanne Beaulne Caron et le fils de feu Arthur Caron et de feu Juliette Brion.  Outre son épouse, il laisse dans le deuil ses enfants: Claude (Margaret), Lorraine (Glen) et Guy (Kara); ses petits-enfants: Matthew (Veronica), Christopher (Katrina) et de par mariage Ryan (Emilie), Sean: ses arrières petits-enfants par mariage: Castle, Estelle et Dylan.  Il laisse également son frère Maurice (Huguette) ainsi que plusieurs neveux, nièces, cousin(e)s, parents et ami(e)s. 

Une célébration de prières, en présence des cendres, aura lieu le samedi 25 novembre 2017 à 14h à la COOPÉRATIVE FUNÉRAIRE DE L’OUTAOUAIS située au 1369, boul. La Vérendrye O. à Gatineau. La famille recevra les condoléances à compter de 13h30 .

Vos marques de sympathie peuvent se traduire par un don à la  Fondation canadienne du foie.. 

La famille désire remercier le personnel du CSSS Pavillon de Gatineau pour les bons soins prodigués.

Vos messages de condoléances peuvent être envoyés à:

The following English text was generated with Google Translate (  As such, my sincerest apologies to the Caron family and Jean-Guy’s friends if this translated text contains any grammatical or content errors.

Caron, Jean-Guy

1938 - 2017

The Caron family regrets to announce the death of Mr. Jean-Guy Caron who passed away on November 12, 2017 at the Hôpital de Gatineau at the age of 78. He was the husband of Gëatanne Beaulne Caron and the son of the late Arthur Caron and the late Juliette Brion.  In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children: Claude (Margaret), Lorraine (Glen) and Guy (Kara); his grandchildren: Matthew (Veronica), Christopher (Katrina) and by marriage Ryan (Emilie), Sean: his great grandchildren by marriage: Castle, Estelle and Dylan.  He also leaves his brother Maurice (Huguette) and several nephews, nieces, cousins, relatives and friends.

A celebration of prayers, in the presence of ashes, will take place on Saturday, November 25, 2017 at 14h at the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL OF THE OUTAOUAIS located at 1369, boul. La Vérendrye O. in Gatineau.  The family will receive condolences as of 1:30 pm.

Your sympathy can result in a donation to the Canadian Liver Foundation.

The family wishes to thank the staff of CSSS Pavillon de Gatineau for the good care provided.

Your messages of condolence can be sent to: 

Sunday, November 19, 2017

Obituary announcement for old comrade Roy Lyle Boswall

Roy Lyle Boswall


Roy Lyle Boswall
Peacefully on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, surrounded by his loving family at the age of 87. 

Beloved husband of Elizabeth (Wright) Boswall and loving father of Doris (Timothy) Sabean, Lyle, Linda (Alexander) Campbell, Dale (Patti) and Glen(Simone). 

Cherished grandfather of Gregory Sabean, Ryan (Stephaine) Sabean, Natalie Sabean, Alexander Boswall and Marissa Boswall. 

Adored great grandfather of Nicolas, Alexandria, Hayden, Mason and Benjamin Sabean. 

Dear brother of Beth (Winston, deceased) Stewart and Stella Boswall. 

Predeceased by his parents Henry Lyle and Pearl Emma (Jay) Boswall of Marshfield and brothers Irving (Margaret) Boswall and Keir (Mary) Boswall. 

Roy enjoyed a 35 year career with Agriculture Canada (Experimental Farm), rising to the position of senior technician, specializing in plant and soil research. He was also a member of the 721 Communications Regiment where he rose through the ranks to the position of Lt Colonel. He was awarded the title of Honorary Colonel of the regiment in 2002. 

Resting at Belvedere Funeral Home for visitation Tuesday 4-7 p.m. A private graveside service will be held in Marshfield Community Cemetery. A memorial service will be held at St. Mark’s Presbyterian Church on Wednesday at 2 pm with a reception to follow. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society - PEI or the Alzheimer Society of Prince Edward Island.

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Obituary announcement for old comrade Joseph Thomas WILSON

WILSON, Joseph Thomas (CWO Ret'd) January 23, 1935-November 3, 2017 Peacefully in the presence of family, on Friday, November 3, 2017, at the age of 82. Predeceased by his parents Francis (1949) and Marguerite (1963), and his former wife Claire Wilson (Duhamel) (1990). He will be fondly missed by his devoted and caring wife, Toni. Loving and cherished father of Ronald and Randall. Beloved stepfather of Chuck Schrankler (Sandra) and Leona Prasow. Friend Joe to Richard, Jessica, Alyssa and Cole. Grandpa will be greatly missed by Danyka, Skyla and Jaxyn Prasow. Friends and Family are invited to visit at Beechwood, Cemetery and Funeral Services, 280 Beechwood Avenue, Ottawa, from 10 o'clock Saturday, November 18, until time of Memorial Service in the Sacred Space at 11 o'clock. Interment will follow in the National Military Cemetery located at Beechwood. For those who wish, memorial contributions in Joseph's memory to the University of Ottawa Heart Institute would be appreciated.
Joseph Wilson is believed to be Ex RC Sigs, Adm Clerk 831

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Notice from CAFL Kingston Chapter

The CAFL(Canadian Association of Forces Linemen) Kingston Chapter. Join us for breakfast on 25 Nov 2017, 0900 hrs) at Royal Canadian Legion Branch 631, Bath Road Kingston

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Obituary announcement for Old Comrade- DJ(Mike) Cameron

Donald D.J. Cameron
CAMERON, Donald (D.J.) – RSM (Ret.) Donald (D.J.) Cameron, SD & G Highlanders, at Cornwall Hospice on Saturday November 11, 2017 at the age of 76 years.  Beloved husband of 53 years to Trudy (née Leroux) Cameron.  Loving father of Alison Henderson (Dennis) and Kevin Cameron (Natalie).  Sadly missed by his 3 grandchildren Cameron Pickard, Alexandra and Abbie Cameron.  Loved son of the late Robert and Yvonne (née Fortin) Cameron. Dear brother of Carol Cameron, Sharon Breyer, Patricia Legault, Robin, Martin (Shannon) and Marvin (Irene).  Predeceased by his brothers Barry and Dale; his Father and Mother-in-law Clarence and Anna Leroux.  Also survived by many nieces and nephews.  As a former parade commander and proud veteran, it is fitting that D.J. passed away on Remembrance Day.  Resting at the Wilson Funeral Home 822 Pitt Street, Cornwall where visitation will be held on Wednesday from 7-9 PM and Thursday 2-4 & 7-9 PM.  The Mass of the Resurrection with Commendation and Farewell will be celebrated in St. Francis de Sales Roman Catholic Church on Friday November 17, 2017 at 11:00 AM.  Rite of Committal at a later date in Notre Dame Cemetery, Cornwall.  If so desired contributions in his memory to Cornwall Hospice or the Children’s Treatment Centre would be appreciated by the family.  Online messages of condolence may be made in the obituary section of:
Members of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #297 are requested to assemble for a tribute at Wilson Funeral Home on Thursday at 7:15 PM.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Obituary announcement for old comrade JOHN NEVILLE FUOSS WILLINGHAM



BORN: SEP 29, 1918


JOHN NEVILLE FUOSS WILLINGHAM September 29, 1918 - October 22, 2017 At the age of 99, our father, grandfather, great grandfather and uncle, passed away peacefully at the Deer Lodge Hospital. He is survived by his son David (Sharon) and grandsons, Shaun and Chad, his daughter Margaret Anderson (Kerry) and his grandson Curtis (Terry), his grandsons, Ron (Tiffonie) and Jonathon Vincent. He also leaves to mourn his passing numerous great-grandchildren, as well as his many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by the love of his life, our mother, Ethel Mary Willingham in 1994 after 53 years of marriage, his daughter Dianne Mary Vincent and his natural brother Derek Fuoss. Dad was born in Matlock, England on September 29, 1918 and immigrated to Canada as a young boy. He began his life long career with the T. Eaton Company in 1932 as a very young man and married our mom on August 10, 1940. He then served in the Second World War as Staff Sergeant in the 10th District Signal Corps from 1942 to 1946. After the war, dad and mom moved to Charleswood. Dad was one of the men to lay the original cornerstones for the school that his son, daughters and grandsons all attended - Royal School. He retired from Eatons in 1981, after 49 years of service, to spend time with mom and see a little bit of the world outside of Manitoba. Dad gave his all to his family, his community and his church, St. Mary's Anglican. He was a wonderful loving father and grandfather to all of us and we will miss him dearly. He lived a happy and fulfilling long life and enjoyed every moment! Even though we will miss him, we are so happy to know that he is now reunited with our mom and sister. We would like to express our sincere appreciation to the wonderful staff in Tower 4 at Deer Lodge. They treated him with love, respect and dignity and for that we will be eternally grateful. At dad's request, there will be no funeral service. A private family memorial will be held to celebrate his life. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice. "God has you in his keeping, we have you in our hearts" THOMSON "IN THE PARK" 204-925-1120 Condolences may be sent to
As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on Oct 28, 2017

    Reunion 2018 C&E Reunion – Advance Warning

    Reunion 2018
    The C&E Association, C&E Branch and Signallers Club of Canada, in cooperation with CFB Kingston and the C&E Home Station Units, are in the planning stage of organizing a 2018 C&E Reunion.
    This event is intended to involve all C&E Branch members, serving and retired with special tribute to the C&E Branch veterans of the Afghan Mission; and to celebrate the founding of the Communications and Electronics Branch ( 50 years) , Royal Canadian Corps of Signals, Royal Canadian Air Force Telecommunications Branch, and Royal Canadian Navy Communications Research Branch.
    Reunion 2018 will be held at the C&E Home Station from 31 August to 2 September 2018.
    The proposed outline program is as follows:
    Friday, 31 August 2018:
    • Afternoon registration.
    • Evening meet and greet.
    Saturday 1 September 2018:
    • Mini reunions; Afghanistan, Signals Apprentice, Airborne, RCAF Tech Te, UN Ops ( UNEF, Rwanda, etc).
    • Afghanistan veterans ball hockey tournament.
    • Evening dinner event.
    Sunday, 2 September 2018:
    • Wreath Laying ceremony at the Vimy Gate Memorial;
    • Veterans Parade on the Vimy Parade Square
    • Association farewell gatherings.
    Detailed information on this event will be disseminated as it becomes available.

    Monday, November 6, 2017

    Obituary announcement for club member William Gaebel (MWO Ret'd) LM702

    GAEBEL, William Burdett
    June 14, 1931 – Beamsville, Ontario
    September 15, 2017 – Calgary, Alberta
    It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of William (Bill) Burdett Gaebel on Friday, September 15, 2017 at the age of 86 years. Bill is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Aline, and their four children: Brenda Ault, Francienne (Robert) Regier, Terry (Carolyn) Gaebel, and Keith (Victoria) Gaebel; four grandchildren (Robert, Shanna, Donavon, and Kira), great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was predeceased by his mother Silbe and his father Mervyn. The Celebration of Bill's Life will take place on Remembrance Day, Saturday, November 11, 2017 at their condo in Arbour Lake. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to Diabetes Canada, 220, 6223 – 2nd Street S.E., Calgary, AB T2H 1J5 Telephone: (403) 266-0620, ext. 1112, or to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, forward condolences

    Saturday, November 4, 2017

    Obituary announcement for club member Stewart Wright (Webb) Webster LM 172

    The family of Webb Webster announces the sad news that he passed away on March 17, 2017. Webb was a genuine character who had lived in Castlegar for more than 40 years. He was born and raised on a farm near Deloraine, Manitoba. Webb served in the Signal Corps during the Korean War. Afterwards, he studied engineering at the University of Manitoba and UBC. As an electrical engineer he worked for BC Hydro on the projects at Hudson Hope, Waneta, and the Kootenay River. Over his long career Webb was also employed by utilities in California, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and West Virginia.
    Webb was active in the outdoors until the end of his life. He was an avid hiker and skier. He made many journeys by canoe in western Canada and the US, and he spent a week each year on a horseback trip in the Rockies. He built his own airplane, which is still flying in B.C., as well as many cedar strip canoes.
    Webb actively contributed to his community. He was a school board trustee and college council member for many years. Webb volunteered for a number of community organizations and gave generously to many charities.
    Webb was predeceased by his wife Marguerite in 2014. He is survived by his son Gordon (Ruth McDonald), daughter Vicki, grandsons Brennan and Matthew, and many nephews, nieces and friends. He will be remembered with a smile by all who knew him.
    A funeral will be held at St. Rita’s in Castlegar on Saturday, March 25 at 10:30 am.