Stanley E. "Stan" Lovell
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STANLEY 'STAN' E. LOVELL It is with profound sadness that the family of Stanley Lovell announce his peaceful passing at home on Sunday, June 27, 2010 in his 84th year. Stan was the beloved husband of Wilma Curtie Down. Stan and Wilma would have celebrated their 60th Anniversary in August. Stan was the loving father of Diana Lovell Kirk and her husband Robert, Arthur Lovell and his wife Judy and Linda McGill and her husband Peter. Loving popa of Ron and Stephanie Kirk and her fiancée Jeremy deWaard, Christopher, Allison and Andrew Lovell and great-grandpopa to Samuel Kirk. Stan was predeceased by his sister Betty Sparling, his brother Everett Lovell and his parents E. Arthur and Ruby Lovell. Lovingly remembered by many nieces, nephews, family and friends. Following the death of his father E.A. Lovell, Stanley served as President and CEO of Lovell Drugs Limited until his retirement in 1997. Stan was proud to see Lovell Drugs Limited, now under the direction of his children, celebrate their 100th Anniversary in May 2009. Mr. Lovell was appointed to the Board of the Oshawa General Hospital in 1957, serving on various Board Committees. Stan was Chairman of the Oshawa General Hospital Board from 1971 to 1976. Stan was a Founding and Honorary Member of the Oshawa General Hospital Foundation and The Parkwood Foundation. From 1976 to 1986 he was a member of the Board of Directors of the Ontario Hospital Association. Mr. Lovell was a member of the Oshawa Board of Education from 1962-1969 serving as the Chairman in 1966-1967. He was elected the first Chairman of the Ontario County Board of Education and served as Chairman for two years, retiring from the Board in 1972. Mr. Lovell was a Founding member of the Board of Governors of Durham College in Oshawa from 1968-1976, serving as Board Chairman in 1975-1976. In 1981 he was appointed to the Provincial Council of Regents for Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology, serving until December 1987. Mr. Lovell was active in Scouting, joining the Oshawa District Council in 1951 and serving as President of the Oshawa Scout Association in 1961-1962 and the Provincial Scout Association in 1972-1974 as well as Vice-President of the National Scouts Association in 1973-1976. In 1960 Stan was awarded the Silver Acorn Award and in 1977 the Silver Wolf Award for 'exceptional service rendered to Canadian Scouting'. A member of the Oshawa Rotary Club since 1951, Stan served as its President in 1964-1965. He was on the Board of Stewards of Simcoe Street United Church and served as a member of the Board of Finance United Church of Canada and on the Advisory Board of the Y.W.C.A. and Salvation Army in Oshawa. He has been active in the United Way and the Chamber of Commerce in Oshawa. Stan Lovell received the Life Style Award 'Certificate of Merit' from the Ministry of Health and Welfare in 1965 for 'improved quality of life within the community', Queen's Anniversary Medal in 1977, Province of Ontario 'Corp d"Elite Award' for volunteer service in 1987 and Canada 125th Anniversary Medal (1998). The Lovell Family will receive friends at Armstrong Funeral Home, 124 King Street East, Oshawa on Wednesday, June 30th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and on Thursday, July 1st from 1-4 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held at Simcoe Street United Church (Simcoe and Bagot Sts.) on Friday, July 2nd at 11 a.m. Private Family Interment will follow at Oshawa Union Cemetery Mausoleum. Memorial donations, in lieu of flowers, to The Parkwood Foundation, The Oshawa General Hospital Foundation or Charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated by the family. For online condolences please visit

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Published in Toronto Star on Jun. 29, 2010.
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June 29, 2010
The Lovell Family.
Our sincere condolences to you all, Our thoughts and Prayers are with you at this sad time, God Bless you all.
Linda Blohm
June 29, 2010
Scouting was privileged to have Mr. Lovell as its President in Ontario. I have many fond memories of him coming in for meetings, especially when I would buy him chocolate mallows and have to hide them in the oven from the staff so there would be some left when Mr. Lovell got here! He loved them but then I found out he was diabetic and shouldn't even be having them!

I'm very sorry to hear of your loss. I will miss him.
Marg Routledge
June 29, 2010
Dear Auntie Wilma, Dianna & Rob, Arthur & Judy, Linda & Peter & Families

Our sincere condolences to you all. I know you are all a comfort to one
another. What a wondeful family you are. An inspiration to all.
Our love and thoughts are with you.

Phil & Marilyn Drane
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