Tag Archives: obituary

Bert Hoferichter 1939 – 2020

Toronto. I was sad to hear that Mr Hoferichter of Mississauga died recently in Alliston where he last lived. Bert owned and ran a studio for decades down in Port Credit (Mississauga). He joined Humber College some years ago, teaching … Continue reading

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Jim Wills, photographer and collector 1942 – 2020

Toronto. I received an email Nov 4th from our PHSC President, Lewko (Clint) Hryhorijiw that Jim Wills of Burlington died recently. Mike Fast, who sent the note to both Clint and Maureen Tucker over in London, said, “… He boasted of … Continue reading

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Ted Catton (1941 – 2020)

Toronto. Sad to hear that Ted Catton died this past July. Ted was a regular at our Toronto meetings since joining the PHSC in 2008. He did some Show & Tell sessions, was a frequent contributor to all Q&A sessions, … Continue reading

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a Canadian icon dies at 90

Toronto. I received an email Friday from George Dunbar. He happened to browse a copy of the Globe on Thursday. George writes in part, “Did you see the huge (two-page) obit for photographer Ted Grant in Thursday’s Globe & Mail? … Continue reading

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Robert Frank dead at 94

Toronto. The Globe on Wednesday this week ran an obit from the NY Times News Service. It announced that the Swiss born NYC photographer had died at 94 at his cottage on Cape Briton, Nova Scotia. Frank is best remembered … Continue reading

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Dr R G Wilson – a celebration of life

Toronto. As mentioned earlier this month, the life of PHSC member and past president Dr Robert Wilson will be celebrated at the Morley Bedford Funeral Home on Eglinton Ave.,  just two stop lights west of Yonge Street. An obituary appeared … Continue reading

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Dr Robert G Wilson, May 8, 2019

Toronto My good friend and fellow PHSC member Bob Wilson passed away late Wednesday this week.  Bob joined the PHSC in 1977 after coming to Toronto. Prior to coming here, Bob worked out west as a geologist in the Oil … Continue reading

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Pepita Ferrari 1952 – 2018

Toronto. At the end of last year, we lost another great Canadian photographer, Pepita Ferrari. The NFB fondly remembers this great documentary film maker, producer, and author. Her obituary article appeared in the Globe on January 30, 2019. Ms Ferrari … Continue reading

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Frank Prazak, Sports Photographer 1926-2018

Toronto. In Wednesday’s Globe column Lives Lived the loss of photographer Frank  Prazak age 92 was celebrated in this story by his wife Penny. Mr Prazak last lived in Mississauga, Ontario and was famous for his innovative sports photos. He died … Continue reading

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Irving Pobborasvsky

Toronto. We were recently advised by the Daguerreian Society that the life of the late Irving Pobborasvsky was celebrated on Sunday, July 29th, 2018. The notice said in part, “As many of you may be aware Irving Pobboravsky passed away … Continue reading

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