Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Gabrielle Dolores Müller (nee Ladéroute)

Gabrielle Dolores Müller (nee Ladéroute)
March 9, 1932-­‐ February 16, 2017

And when you speak, angels sing from above
Everyday words seem to turn into love songs

Give your heart and soul to me
And life will always be la vie en rose.
La Vie en Rose

Born on the ninth of March, 1932 in Hull, Quebec, Gabrielle Ladéroute was the daughter of Yvonne Kirouac and Rodrigue Ladéroute, and sister to Rolande, Jean-­‐Guy, and René.

Gaby’s twenties were an adventurous time with her girlfriends while she waited for a kind and providing man to cherish.

She found that flat-­‐footed man, Otto, at a dance in Hull, where both couldn’t speak a word of shared language together. But his charm and her spirit spoke a language known only to them. And in that spark of a moment, she knew Otto was going to take care of her for the rest of her life.

And over the next 54 years, they weaved a life together and it was not long before their love bore Elizabeth, Katherine, and John.

While Otto was out building the family business, she was the support at home. She drove the kids to practices, cooked meals, and eventually joined the business as the bookkeeper.

In this time she was an active member of the tennis club, the bowling league, the golf club, and enjoyed time with her friends.

Gaby’s spark for life can be seen in her grandchildren; Zachary, Madelaine, and Isabelle of Elizabeth and Michael Snowden; Brian and Jeffrey of Katherine and Jim McGilton; and Christopher and Matthew of Karen (nee Larin) and John.

Heartbroken, following the passing of her husband, she moved to Orchard Villa Retirement Home in Pickering – experiencing many wonderful moments at the facility with the loving and caring staff. In spite of her condition, her family, Susan (her wonderful caregiver), and the many doctors and medical staff helped keep her spark alive as long as they could.

Yet even through the uncertainty of her final days, she still sang the song she always sang to Otto.

For certainly she knew that her life, that magic spell she cast, could be seen in no other light -­‐

From the start and at the close; Our Gabrielle, la vie en rose.

Donations can be made to the Otto Müller Memorial Landscape Scholarship Fund, courtesy of the Ontario Horticultural Trades Foundation
– 7856 Fifth Line South, Milton, ON L9T 2X8.

Donations to enhance geriatric care can be made in memory of Gabrielle Müller to Toronto Rehab Foundation - Research Fund.
‐ 550 University Avenue, Toronto, ON, M5G 2A2.

Online condolences can be left at www.mountpleasantgroup.com

A Visitation will be held on Wednesday, February 22 at The Simple Alternative, 1057 Brock Road, in Pickering between 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. An additional visitation will be held at 10:00 a.m on the 23rd.

A memorial service will be held on Thursday, February 23 at 11:00 am at The Simple Alternative. Reception immediately following the service.

Monday, February 13, 2017

VANDUSEN, Harold Allan

It is with much sadness that we report on the passing of long time member Al VanDusen. Al joined Whitevale Golf Club in 1980 and and with his wife Connie have been fixtures in many club events, both golf and social. Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire family at this time. 

VANDUSEN, Harold Allan

Passed away suddenly yet peacefully in Naples, Florida, on Monday, January 30, 2017.  Beloved husband of Constance Jean (nee Foss) of 56 years.  Dear father of Catherine (Michael), Brenda (David), James (Kerry) and Michael (Marie).  Lovingly remembered by his thirteen grandchildren Meaghan, Brendan, Caitlin, Jack, Matthew, Daniel, Carolyn, Keirah, Tiffany, Ava, Owen, Jonah and Simon.  Brother of Glen (Julie) and Merle.  Brother-in-law of Ronald (Linda) Foss.  

A service will be held at the HUMPHREY FUNERAL HOME A.W. MILES – NEWBIGGING CHAPEL, 1403 Bayview Avenue (south of Davisville Avenue) on Friday, February 17th at 1:00 p.m.  For those who wish, donations may be made to the Ronald McDonald House Charities Toronto, 240 McCaul Street, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1W5.  Condolences, photographs and memories may be forwarded through www.humphreymilesnewbigging.com.

Humphrey Funeral Home

A.W. Miles – Newbigging Chapel


Thursday, February 9, 2017

Taylor Made Fitting & Demo Day - February 24th

On Friday February 24th from 6 pm - 8:30 pm Taylor Made will be at Whitevale with there new M1 & M2 products for the 2017 season. Last year the Taylor Made M1 driver was voted as the #1 driver in golf and we are offering members a chance to get fit or demo the 2017 line before spring arrives.

Appointments can be booked by emailing Ryan (ryan@whitevalegoflclub.com) and will be approximately 30 minutes in length. This is a great opportunity to try some new gear as well as seeing our indoor simulator which uses Trackman technology; used by more then 350 of the top players in the world. A Taylor Made master fitter will be onsite providing product knowledge and feedback for each member. For more information on the 2017 Taylor Made line up please visit their website (www.taylormadegolf.ca).

We look forward to seeing you February 24th and please contact Ryan with any further questions.