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Shellard Turnbull Calder
Seymour Lodge No.272
Passed July 14,2021
Shellard passed away peacefully in the hospital in his 94th year. Predeceased by his wife Annie (2006) and daughter Suzanne (1969). He will be fondly remembered by his daughters Liz Desjardins and Shelley Yeudall (Andrew), several grandchildren, and a great grandson.
There will be visitation at Miller Funeral Chapter, Caledonia on Friday, July 30 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 31 at 11 a.m. at the Ancaster Fairgrounds. Donations are welcome and would be appreciated by the family for St Paul's Presbyterian Church, 526 Carluke Road West, Ancaster, ON, L9G 3L1.

Member at SeymourLodge No. 272 for 69 years
Initiated - May 27, 1952
Passed - September 23, 1952
Raised - October 30, 1952

Past Principal of Ancaster Keystone Chapter No. 155, Royal Arch Masons

Member of the Scottish Rite, 32 degrees

W. Bro. William (Bill) Lyall
Landmarks/Doric Lodge No.654
Passed May 20,2021
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of William John (Bill) Lyall on May 20, 2021 at the age of 81. With his children at his side, Bill took his last breath and was ushered into the presence of his Lord and Savior with peace, dignity, and love. Bill was a devoted and loving husband to the late Rosemary for over 35 years, a caring father to Bradley (Karen), Sarah, and Peter (Angela), and cherished Grandad to Paige, Grace, Kate, John, and Pippa. He loved his sisters Lillian and Pat (Don), and his late twin brother George, whom he missed so deeply right up to the end. He is predeceased by his parents Bill and Edith, brother-in-law Jack and sister-in-law Louise. He will also be missed by his extended family of nieces, nephews and friends who loved him deeply. Bill was a long-time member of Central Presbyterian Church in Hamilton and served the congregation faithfully for over 55 years. He dedicated his career to healthcare retiring from St. Joseph's Hospital in Hamilton as the Director of Human Resources. Due to COVID restrictions, the family will hold a private service and interment when larger gatherings are permitted. For those who wish to attend virtually, the service will be live streamed through the Central Presbyterian Church YouTube Chanel. In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made in his name to Central Presbyterian Church or the Canadian Cancer Society. 2 Timothy 4:6-8
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Initiated Oct 27, 1964
Passed Nov 24, 1964
Raised April 14, 1965
Worshipful Master 1975

Also a member of the Scottish Rite

W. Bro. Eric Clark
Dufferin Lodge No.291
Passed May 6, 2021

Eric George McGregor Clark passed away peacefully in the evening of May 6th in his 91st year. He was the beloved husband for 67 years of Joan (Tovey), the much loved father of Linda (John) and Gail (Nik), loving grandfather of Ben (Kendra), Alex (Sarah), Tara (Nic), Darren, and Mark (Mary), cherished great grandfather, "papa," of Myles, Maverick, and Scout, loving uncle to all his many nieces and nephews.  He was a member of St. Paul's Church for 75 years, Past Master of Dufferin Lodge, and a Mason since 1952.  Cremation has taken place. There will be a private family service.


Bro. Daniel Orescanin
Temple Lodge No.324
Passed May 02,2021
Initiated 10/12/1971
Passed 05/9/1972
Raised 10/10/1972

Cremation has taken place.


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