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Publication: Globe and Mail, The add link
Issue: 29 September 2008, page R13
Title: ROWNTREE, William Russell (Death Notice)
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ROWNTREE, William Russell

At the age of 98 years young, Russ peacefully moved on to glory on Saturday, September 27, 2008, with his loving wife of 64 years Myrtle and family by his side. Beloved father of Tom and his wife Arlene and Don and his wife Robin. Grandpa of Dean Rowntree, Donna Rennie and her husband Scott, great-grandpa of Heidi Leslie. Born in Woodbridge, Ontario June 6, 1910. Son of the late Thomas and Mary Rowntree. Predeceased by his brother Charlie Rowntree and sister Elvira (Rowntree) Shannon. Proud member of Ontario Agriculture Hall of Fame, 50 year member of Rotary International, 40 year member of Toronto Board of Trade, former trustee and life long member of the United Church of Canada. Friends will be received at the J.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home, 11582 Trafalgar Road, north of Maple Avenue, Georgetown, Ontario, (905) 877- 3631 on Tuesday, September 30, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Wednesday, October 1, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. Private family interment at Pine Ridge Cemetery, Rowntree Mill Road, North York, Ontario. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society. To send expressions of sympathy visit