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Everything we post on a regular basis in our website in different categories, appears in this index by chronological order, newest entries at the top.

Nobuko “Noby” Matsugu

Nobuko “Noby” Matsugu

In Memorium  Nobuko “Noby” MatsuguRedeemer. It’s a precious name to us all, but especially to Anne Liota. Anne was the fourth of five children born to Italian parents living in the North End of Hamilton back in the 1920s. There was a United Church...

Catherine “Kay” MacLeod

Catherine “Kay” MacLeod

In Memorium  Catherine “Kay” MacLeodFortunately, the United Church Training School attracted no shortage of spunky women, and Kay MacLeod was one of them.  She was born February 23, 1923 to Alex and Marion (Ross) MacLeod, one of 6 children.  Catherine...

Nancy Fraser

Nancy Fraser

In Memorium  Nancy FraserNancy Keith Fraser was born and died in her beloved Nova Scotia, but she had a life of adventure and travel in between.  She was the eldest daughter of Keith and Anna Fraser and grew up involved in local sports (swimming) and church...

Ruth (Oliver) McPhee

Ruth (Oliver) McPhee

In Memorium  Ruth (Oliver) McPheeRuth Oliver, born September 22, 1920, grew up in Hamilton, Ontario with her siblings Alfred Oliver, Mary Acheson and Anne Wright.  All were surrounded by the love of their parents Caroline and Frederick Oliver, whom she credited...

Etta Snow

Etta Snow

In Memorium  Etta SnowEtta Snow was a force.  A woman of courage and commitment, she accomplished many great things.  She stood in solidarity with Angolans being oppressed at great personal risk.  She challenged the power of patriarchy, sacrificing her own...

Rollande “Rolly” MacLean

Rollande “Rolly” MacLean

In Memorium  Rollande “Rolly” MacLeanRolly MacLean was born in Sudbury, Ontario and, until she was settled to her first pastoral charge, she lived in the French community of Blezard Valley, a small farming community near the City of Sudbury.  Rolly...

Peggy Alston Campbell Geddes

Peggy Alston Campbell Geddes

In Memorium  Peggy Alston Campbell GeddesPeggy Alston was born between the two World Wars, the youngest daughter of Ernest and Ida Alston.  She grew up in a privileged home, the youngest of two children, in Forest Hill in Toronto; her father was in sales, her...

JungHee Park

JungHee Park

In Memorium  JungHee ParkJungHee Park was born on November 29, 1964 and died peacefully on Sunday, January 31st, 2016 at home at the age of 51, after living courageously with cancer for a year. After finishing graduate studies in theology at Ewha Womans...

Kay Pearson

Kay Pearson

In Memorium  Kay PearsonCatherine (Kay) Pearson, born December 27, 1927, was in diaconal ministry. She knew that ministry was the work of the whole people of God and Kay had an unwavering faith in God. From 1968 (Receptionist 1968-81, Coordinator of Residential...

Willa Kernen

Willa Kernen

In Memorium  Willa KernenDr. Willa Alberta Kernen was born on August 7, 1926 at Girvin, SK.  She lived on the family farm until moving to Saskatoon at the age of 10 years. She attended Wilson School and City Park Collegiate, followed by a secretarial course at...

Heather Norman Gleeson

Heather Norman Gleeson

In Memorium  Heather Norman GleesonHeather Norman Gleeson was born as a Presbyterian in London, England in 1938.  In 1960 she graduated from Hornsey Art School,  Hornsey, England, with a Diploma in Dress Design and Pattern Cutting. She moved to Edmonton, and...

Daisy Rickard

Daisy Rickard

In Memorium  Daisy RickardDaisy Rickard was born January 21, 1925, just 6 months before the Church to which she dedicated her life was created.  She grew up in the east side of Toronto and offered many forms of leadership in groups and committees in her home...

Enid Horning

Enid Horning

In Memorium  Enid HorningEnid Horning's first profession was teaching, but her calling was to be a missionary. She dreamed of serving in Angola, Africa, inspired by a cousin of her father, who had served there, but when God’s call was realized it was to Japan....