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Monday, September 17, 2012

Meaford Loses Community Members

Meaford | by Ross Kentner  

Funerals will be held Monday and Tuesday for Ted Orsmby and Don Free.

Two well known Meaford area men have died.

A funeral service for Ted Ormsby will be held at 11 AM on Monday at Christ Church Anglican in Meaford.

Ormsby died on the weekend at the age of 91.

He organized Ted Ormsby and the Toe Tappers, a country band that had a weekly show on CFOS in the early 1960's.

Brother Glen is the only survivor of the six member orchestra.

Also passing last week was Don Free of Meaford.

For many years Free performed on the annual CFOS - Sun Times Christmas Fund Broadcast.

A funeral service for Don Free will be held on Tuesday at the Ferguson Funeral Home in Meaford.


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