Diamond Jubilee Medal Recipients Announced

By Bob Peters
November 27, 2012

Queen's Diamond Jubilee MedalCornwall Ontario - Local MP Guy Lauzon announced Tuesday the names of local residents who have been selected as recipients of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal.

"We were overwhelmed with the response to nominations and the number of worthy candidates for the medals," said Lauzon. "We are so blessed to live in such a great community and country. These individuals have truly made a difference and are excellent examples of leaders and Canadians who make us proud."

The following SDSG residents were named as recipients:

  • Sean Adams
  • Bill Bresee
  • Pastor Thurland Brown
  • Jim Brownell
  • Wayne Burns
  • Father Bernard Cameron
  • Shirley Coons
  • Mamie David
  • Rose Desnoyers
  • Joan Farlinger
  • Barbara Ann Glaude
  • Doug Grenkie
  • Dr. Graham Houze
  • Ernie Filion
  • Ken Heagle
  • Sandy Lalonde
  • Rachelle Lamond
  • Gilles Latour
  • Rick Marvell
  • Dr. Mary Randlett
  • Gerald Samson
  • Josee Sauve
  • Rick Shaver
  • Sue Tarle
  • Theresa Taylor
  • Trevor Tolley
  • Karen Torrie-Racine
  • Helen Tupper
  • Sandy Weagant
  • Miriam Wheeler

A formal ceremony to present the medals will take place Dec. 9 at St. Andrews Catholic Church in St. Andrew's West. The event will begin at 1:30 p.m. and is open to the public to attend

The medal was created to mark the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II's accession to the Throne as Queen of Canada. For more information on the Diamond Jubilee Medal and the criteria, visit

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