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Robert M. Matheson
Callsign: VE3OCQDied: 2009 11 01


On November 1, 2009, Robert M. Matheson peacefully passed on to God. He was predeceased by Norah Matheson and was the father of Loretta (Paul Kocsis), Mìchael (Susan Mitchell), and Colleen (Jim Green). He is survived by 7 grandchildren, including his special friend and grand-daughter Jenine. Also predeceased by Erla Firlotte and remembered by her children Grant and Shaunna and their families. Bob was a retired employee of American Can and was an active member of St. Eugene’s Church, The Knights of Columbus, The Naval Veterans’ Association (Parkdale), The Aqua Knights and The Air-Sea Resce Unit. Visitation will be held at P.X. DERMODY FUNERAL H0ME, 1919 King Street East (between Rosedale and Cochrane) on Wednesday, November 4, 2009 from 3-7 p.m. Vigil Prayers will be offered at 7 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Eugene’s Catholic Church on Thursday, November 5, 20O9 at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers donations to St. Eugene’s Catholic Church would be appreciated.

Alexander (“Jock”) Arthur McArthur
Callsign: VE3DJDied: 2008 05 06


Died at home in Ancaster, on May 6, 2008, in his 92nd year. Beloved husband of the late Elizabeth Janet, father of Lawrie (Tom) and Julia (Justin), and Grandad of his adored grandchildren, Jane, Alex and Chris, by all of whom he is missed and lovingly remembered.

Jock was fascinated with electronics and his lifelong hobby was amateur radio from age 13 when he got his first amateur radio licence for code, to his later experiments with amateur T.V. He graduated in Electrical Engineering from the University of Toronto, and was President of his Class of ’39.

During the Second World War he served with the Royal Canadian Signals Corps in Italy and the Netherlands, retiring as a major at the end of the war. He was a Life Member of the Royal Canadian Military Institute.

His working life was with Canadian Westinghouse, notably, managing the Turbine and Generator Division, and retiring as Assistant to the President.

Jock’s community involvement included serving as Church Warden for St. John’s Anglican Church in Ancaster, and membership on the Board of Directors of St. Peter’s Hospital, Hamilton, where he was intimately involved in the major building projects undertaken by St. Peter’s during his tenure. With Janet, he volunteered enormous time and effort over many years to the Art Gallery of Hamilton. He headed the building committee of the “new” Art Gallery of Hamilton, now a pillar of cultural life in Hamilton and environs, as well as serviing as President and Chairman of the Board of Directors.

He bequeathed to his childrean and grandhcildren enquiring minds, a fascination with science and nature, and a love of life and fun.

Jock was able to have his wish of remaining in his home of 54 years because of the fond and able care of Tammy Carlson, her family, and Richard Bell. He also benefited from wonderful medical and personal care from Dr. Michael Stephenson, the staff at CCAC (Hamilton), and many others.

In lieu of flowers, a donation in memory of Jock to your favourite charity; the Art Gallery of Hamilton, 123 King Street West, Hamilton L8P 4S8; The Military Communications Museum, P.O. Box 17000, Station Forces Kingston K7K 7B4; or St. John’s Anglican Church, 272 Wilson Street East, Ancaster L9G 2B9, would be appreciated.

A memorial service to celebrate Jock’s life will be held on August 23, 2008, at 11:00 a.m. at St. John’s Anglican Church, Ancaster, Ontario.

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William (Bill) Robert Oliver McCaslin
Callsign: VE3ARXDied: 2005 06 11


 1921 – 2005
– Peacefully at St. Olga’s Lifecare Centre in Hamilton, on Saturday, June 11, 2005 at the age of 84. Beloved husband of Nora (nee Huggins) of Burlington. Loving father of Lynda, Kelly and her husband Ken of Port Elgin, Janice McCaslin of Burlington and R. Allan McCaslin of Little Rock, Arkansas. Cherished grandfather of William (Tracy) and John (Karen), Kelly and great-grandfather of Robert, Peter, Hannah, Shawn and Rachelle. Dear brother of Marjorie (George) Forsyth and Gladys (and the late Charles Lichtenberger). Predeceased by his sister Dorothy and her husband Harold Ryder. Bill was a Veteran of WWII, serving overseas for three years in Rear & Advanced Wireless section of the 2nd Canadian Corps Signals. He was a member of the Hamilton and Burlington Amateur Radio Clubs and was actively involved at Philpott Memorial Church, Hamilton, and was passionate about missions. Bill worked in electrical maintenance at Mercury Mills and retired as an electrical inspector with Ontario Hydro. A member of I.A.E.I.
Robert McKinlay
Callsign: VE3GIVDied: 1974 06 20


Suddenly at Prestwick, Scotland, Thursday, June 20 1074, Robert McKinlay, beloved husband of Mary Forsyth, 2130 King St. E., formerly of 101 Toby Crescent in his 56th year. Dear father of Robert McKinlay Jr. of Hamilton. Dear grandfather of Beth Anne and brother of George of Scotland and Neil of Dundas. Mr. McKinlay was an employee of Dofasco for 26 years, and officer of the St. Johns Ambulance Corps. Member of Wentworth Lodge No. 166 AF and AM, and a veteran of World War II, serving with the R.E.M.E. Funeral arrangements by the M.A. Clark Funeral Home, 567 Upper Wellington St., Mt. Hamilton from Monday noon. Funeral service in the Chapel on Tuesday at 1.30 p.m. Interment in Woodland Cemetery. Donations to the Heart Fund would be appreciated by the family.


Robert (Bob) D Milburn
Callsign: VA3MFMDied: 2017 10 06


1925 – 2017 On Friday, October 6th, 2017, at the Columbia Forest Long Term Care in Waterloo. Bob Milburn of Waterloo and formerly of Hamilton in his 93rd year. Predeceased by his wife Marian Florence (Terry) 1997 and his son Douglas 1967. Survived by his sister Joyce Koehki of Switzerland and brother Hudson and his wife Linda Milburn of Waterloo. Bob is also survived by a number of nieces, nephews and other family members. Predeceased by sister Arlene and her husband Lawrence Rust and brother in law Armin Koehki. The family will receive their friends at the GRAHAM A. GIDDY FUNERAL HOMES WATERLOO CHAPEL , 617 King St. N., Waterloo for a Memorial Service will take place at the funeral home at 1:00P.M. on Saturday, October 28th. (visitation form 12-1 pm) Cremation has taken place. Interment will take place at Mount Hamilton Cemetery, Hamilton at a later date. Memorial donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated.

George A. Milmine
Callsign: VE3ANDDied: 1985 12 13


At the Hamilton General Hospital on Friday, December 13, 1985, dearly beloved husband of June. Dear father of Wendy. Lovingly remembered by his sister, Connie Heppie. Also remembered by his one grandchild, Tammy and by several nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the L.G. WALLACE FUNERAL HOME, 151 Ottawa Street North, Monday until service time at 3 p.m. Cremation to follow. Donations to charity of your choice would be appreciated. L.G. WALLACE, 544-1147

William Thomas Montgomery
Callsign: VE3ECDied: 1979 04 06


(Member of East Plans United Church, Burlington) — Suddenly on Friday, April 6, 1079 at his home, 482 Townsend Ave., Burlington, William Thomas Montgomery in his 64th year. Beloved h usband of Margaret (Donaldson) Montgomery, dear father of William John and his wife, Elleen of St. Catharines. Brother of John M. Montgomery of Toronto. Loved grandfather of Russell, Daniel and Benjamin Montgomery. Private family funeral services were held from the SOUTHALL–SIEDERS FUNERAL HOME, 1391 Ontario St., Burlington. (No visitation by request of the family.) Interment Woodland Cemetery. Memorial gifts to the Ontario Heart Foundation sincerely appreciated by the family.

Albert (Brock) Morgan
Callsign: VE3OIDied: 1988 11 12


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Robert C. Morgan
Callsign: VA3RNADied: 1996 01 18


At his residence on Thursday, January 19, 1996, after a long struggle with Parkinsons, Robert C. Morgan, beloved husband of Mina, age 69. Dear father of Doreen Hannon and David Morgan. Dear grandfather of Rachel and John Hannon. Brother-in-law of Jean Carlin and Mac MacRae. Uncle of Janet and Stan Page and nephew of Kathleen Reeks in England. Predeceased by a sister, Joan MacRae. Mr. Morgan was a former employee of Canadian Pacific Shipping and Chedoke-McMaster Hospital and a former member of the Male Orpheus Choir. He served in the Royal Navy for 14 years, was a member of the R.N.A Toronto and the R.C.N.A Burlington. Robert spent three years in Antarctica with the Salvason Shipping Company and was an amateur radio operator. He was a very loving and caring person and will be sadly missed. Friends may call at the DODSWORTH & BROWN Funeral Home, ANCASTER CHAPEL, 378 Wilson Street East, on Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Service in the Chapel on Monday at 11 a.m. Interment White Chapel Memorial Gardens. If desired, memorial gifts may be made to the Parkinsons Foundation.