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It is with deep sadness that we inform you of the passing of Mrs. Elizabeth “Betty” Keegans, wife of Honourary member John Keegans Sr. on Friday September 6, 2019 at the age of 80. Family will receive friends at the M.W. Becker Funeral Home located at 490 The Queensway South, Keswick, Ontario on Thursday September 12, 2019 from 6-8 p.m. and the funeral will be held on Friday September 13, 2019 at the “Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church”, 129 Metro Road Keswick, Ontario for Mass at 11:30 a.m.

Here is the website link should you require further information:

In memory of Betty, donations to Our Lady of the Lake Church would be appreciated.



 In honour of our 100th Anniversary we will be having our celebration, including a Dinner/Dance on Saturday September 28, 2019 at the Sheraton Centre, Toronto Hotel, located at 123 Queen Street W. Toronto, Ontario. You must call the hotel directly for accommodations at (416) 361-1000 and reference the IUEC Local 50 100th Anniversary Gala.  Rooms have been blocked at a special rate for Friday and/or Saturday evening, each night, Single/Double $269+, Triple $289+ and Quad $309.00+(taxes). Ticket prices for members and their spouses will be $50.00 per ticket and for any other family member that would like to attend.  Tickets may be purchased individually, or if you are requiring a complete table, we can accommodate you for either 8, 10 or 12 people.  Kindly contact Rose Salanki-Kacala, Office Manager to pay for your tickets and inform her at that time if you require a table.


Anyone choosing to take transportation home, please be safe.

It is with deep sadness that we inform you of the passing of Honourary Brother John “Charlie” Murray on Friday July 5, 2019.  Prior to his Honourary Retirement Brother Murray  had been a Business Representative of IUEC Local 50 for 17 years.  He will truly be missed by all.  Details of visitation and funeral are as follows:

Family will receive friends at the Ogden Funeral Home, 4164 Sheppard Ave. E., Scarborough (East of Kennedy Rd.) on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held on Friday 10 a.m. at St. Thomas More Parish, 2234 Ellesmere Rd., (East of Markham Rd.).  Reception to follow at Ogden Funeral Home, 4164 Sheppard Ave., E. Following the Funeral Mass. If desired, donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association of Canada would be greatly appreciated by the family. Cremation to follow.  Website of Funeral home is

Please join me in extending our heart-felt sympathies to his beloved family and friends.

It is with deep sadness that we inform you of the sudden passing of our

Brother Brian Beauchemin on Friday June 14, 2019

A Celebration of Life will be held on

Friday June 21, 2019 at the Garnet B. Rickard Arena

2440 Hwy 2 Bowmanville, ON

Visitation 11 am to 2 pm


Ceremony 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Lou Thompson Memorial

Saturday March 30, 2019

2 to 4 PM

9 Oakcrest Avenue

Near Kennedy and highway  7


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