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Born: Oct 23, 1923

Date of Passing: Jan 28, 2004

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RAMSAY ALEXANDER MONAGHAN October 23, 1923- January 28, 2004 Suddenly on Wednesday, January 28, 2004, age 80 years Ramsay passed away. He is survived by his dear wife of 57 years Irene (Micky) nee (Pritchard), his brother Doug (Helen), sister Verna McNaughton, sister-in-law Devona (Archie Kentner) and many nieces and nephews. Ramsay was predeceased by his parents, brother David, brother-in-law Don McNaughton and niece Sharon. A veteran of the Second World War, he joined the Winnipeg rifles in 1939 and later transferred to the Royal Edmonton Regiment. He served overseas in Sicily, Italy, The Netherlands Bronze Cross by the Dutch Consul stationed in Winnipeg, on behalf of Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands. In the years after the war Ramsay operated a Barber Shop and Hair Salon. He later purchased the old "Rabinovitch" store and for many years operated his own mens clothing store. A long serving member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Ramsay served two terms as President of Morden Branch #11, holding numerous positions on the branch Executive, including several terms as Sgt-at-Arms. He was Town of Mordens Fire Chief for over 25 years. An avid golfer and curler Ramsay was an all round sports enthusiast active in many minor sports programmes in Morden. His ardent volunteerism in the community earned him the Kinsmen "Citizen of the Year" award. His great sense of humour and his commitment to the community will be sadly missed by family, friends and his Legion Comrades. Funeral service will be held at St. Pauls United Church Morden, on Saturday, January 31 at 2:00 p.m. The Rev. Karen Tjaden officiating. Interment will follow at Hillside Cemetery in Morden. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, Canadian Diabetes Association or charity of your choice. Wiebe Funeral Chapel Morden in care of arrangements

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Jan 31, 2004

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