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Our LAST POST feature aims to notify colleagues of the passing of a comrade and to publish a short summary of their career and accomplishments to honour those who have served our country. As we receive news of the death of a member of the CEA Family, we post an obituary along with funeral details and family wishes. We have done our best to ensure their completeness, with a focus on each person's service records.

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OBITUARY OF YVONNE CATHERYNE HAMON (NÉE HAMILTON-GRANT) 1921 – 2019. It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of Yvonne Hamon on Wednesday, 19 June 2019. She was born in Pitlochry, Scotland Dec 31st 1921. The only daughter of Col Alexander and Grace Hamilton Grant. The family immigrated to Canada in 1924 residing […]

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We regret to advise of the death of Lieutenant-Colonel Jacques Hamel, OMM, CD, PEng (Ret’d) on Friday 24 May 2019 at the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Montreal (CHUM) due to complications following a major surgery. Jacques served a full career with the Canadian Military Engineers and was a graduate of the Canadian Land Force Command […]

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It is with deep sadness we announce the passing of Corporal (ret’d) FRED SCHUMANN, age 59, of Parkhill ON, formerly of London ON. Fred passed away peacefully Monday, May 20, 2019 at Victoria Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre, London. Born in Kitchener, Ontario, he was a son of the late Marie Elisabeth (Inge) and Frederick […]

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It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Chief Warrant Officer (Ret’d) Casey Van Vliet on 17 May 2019. Casey succumbed in the battle with cancer. Cards and flowers can be sent to his wife Brenda Van Vliet (82 Thomas Blvd Elora Ont  N0B 1S0). Rest in peace, dear Signaller.

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Sergeant (Ret’d) James (Jim) S.GRATTO passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at Providence Care Hospital at the age of 84. Beloved husband of 61 years of Shirley (nee Osborne). Loving father of Lori (Colin Mandy), and Terry Lynn (Derrick Gardener). Cherished Pup and Grampy of Derek, Maxim, Nicholas, and Nicole. Jim will be […]

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Sgt (Retired) Harold Frederick Fraser served in Canadian Armed Forces as a Radio Operator for over 22 years. It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Harold (Hab, Beamer), our beloved father, grandfather and brother, at the Kingston General Hospital on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at the age of 61. Hab will […]

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It is with heavy hearts the family of Jordon (Jordy) Christopher Ochoski announce his sudden passing at the age of 48 years. Jordy is survived by his parents Bob and Judy Ochoski, fiancée Carrie-Ann Bettinger, brothers Jason (Susan) and Joel (Amy), niece Quinn and nephew Jackson. He is also survived by loving “Auntie” Anne-Louise; uncles […]

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In loving memory of JOSEPH NORBERT MAILLET (1 April 1952 – 17 April 2019). Peacefully passed away surrounded by his family at Picton Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 in his 68th year. Beloved husband of Nancy Maillet (nee Masterson). Predeceased by his parents Albert Maillet (Lodia) and Ida Babineau. Joe will be lovingly […]

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