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Wilhelm Willi Eduard Nassau 1922 2022

Toronto. I was sorry to hear that a good friend and member of the PHSC passed away a few days ago. Willi was a charter member of our society, having joined in its first year. I learned about his passing … Continue reading

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Robert Lansdale 1931 – 2021

Toronto. Please note the funeral is tomorrow, Sunday the 25th. For those who can not attend, it will be available via live stream at: http://www.distantlink.com/dlm4.html Password: Arbor2020 The following obituary is courtesy of son Robert: It is with great sadness … Continue reading

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the end of an era in journalism

Toronto. Our journal editor died at 2 am Tuesday (yesterday). Bob Lansdale was 90 years old. He was a valued member of the PHSC and a personal friend. The images below are courtesy of his eldest son, Robert. Bob joined … Continue reading

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John Kantymir 1966-2021

Toronto. It was with great shock and sadness that we learned of the passing of our 1st VP, John Nicholas Kantymir, suddenly at home the evening of July 8th, 2021. John leaves behind his wife and children. He was always … Continue reading

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Graham Bezant, Photographer 76

Toronto. PHSC president Clint Hryhorijw dropped me a note late May 10th that photographer Graham Bezant had died. Graham was Australian but for a time he did photographs for the Toronto Star here in Toronto and world wide too. Staff … Continue reading

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Faye Schulman photographer 1920-2021

Toronto. Ms Schulman lived for 101 exciting years. She was born Faigel Lazebnik on Nov. 28, 1919, in Lenin, a Polish town near the Russian border. She died here in Toronto just over a century later. Read about her exciting life … Continue reading

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Aldo Egidio Lista 1930-2021

Toronto. Our president and my good friend, Lewko (Clint) Hryhorijiw, called me yesterday (the 20th) to say Aldo had died on April 15th.  Clint worked at one time years ago for Aldo at the New Paramount studio as a wedding … Continue reading

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Dennis Cannon 1938-2021 age 83

Toronto. I was saddened to receive an email late yesterday from Bob Lansdale. A mutual friend, Dennis Cannon died April 4th, 2021 at St. Joe’s, here in Etobicoke (the west end borough of Toronto). For many years, Dennis was a … Continue reading

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Reg Holloway, 88

Toronto. I received sad news yesterday from our president, Clint Hryhorijiw, that member Reg Holloway died at 88. Reg  joined the society in the 1995 membership year and continued membership into April, 2021. He spoke to us in June, 2009 … Continue reading

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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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