b"Helping members connect since 1902Aider les membresse relier depuis 1902 Longest-standing Club MemberYan Taillon, Ekyrail'sThe Club is saddened to learn of the passing of Mr. HubertNew President(Bert) Cooper, the longest-standing member of the Club. Mr. Cooper had been a member since 1955, paying his duesYan Taillon, nouveau prsident annually since then. He had spent time working at MontrealdEkyrailLocomotive Works and then worked for Davanac, where he became president. Please see his obituary below, as wasEkyrail Enterprises Inc., specialists in electrical published in the Toronto Star on Jan. 12, 2019. components for the rail industry, is pleased to announce the appointment of Yan Taillon as the Company's new president. With more than 20 years' experience in Les entreprises Ekyrail, spcialistes en composantes lectriques Membre le plus ancien du Club the industry and specialized in electrical systems forferroviaires, ont annonc la nomination de monsieur Yan Taillon Le Club est attrist d'apprendre le dcs de M. Hubert (Bert) Cooper.locomotives, Yan succeeds his father Christian, with whomau poste de prsident. Dans le milieu depuis plus de 20 ans et M. Cooper tait membre du Club depuis 1955. Il a travaill pourhe founded Ekyrail in 2010. spcialis en systme lectrique de locomotives, il succdeson Montral Locomotive Works et par la suite pour Davanac, o il estpre Christian, avec qui il a fond Ekyrail en 2010.devenu prsident. Veuillez consulter son avis de dcs dessous, telThe vision of President Yan Taillon: to strengthen Ekyrail'sLa vision du prsident Yan Taillon : consolider le statut dEkyrail que publi dans le Toronto Star le 12 janvier 2019. status as a key player in the railway industry. comme un incontournable de lindustrie ferroviaire. Lentreprise The Company is off to a strong start this year with this newentame lanne en force avec cette nouvelle prsidence, ainsi transition, as well as the 15,000 square foot expansion ofque lagrandissement de 15 000 pieds carrs de leurs installations their manufacturing facilities. Mr. Taillon intends to usemanufacturires. Monsieur Taillon compte bien utiliser ses nouvelles fonctions pour dvelopper des produits novateurs his new position to develop innovative products for the railpour le secteur ferroviaire. Cette industrie a le vent dans les voiles sector, which has been gaining momentum for many years. depuis de nombreuses annes. COOPER, Hubert (Bert) Stanley WWII Veteran RCNVR On Saturday, January 5, 2019, after a wonderful Christmas filled with family celebrations and a fewONE STOPtots of rum, our beloved husband, father and grandfather passed away peacefully in his 96th year. Dearest husband forRAIL SUPPLY SHOPalmost 72 years of Eunice, loving father of Philip and Valerie (Russell) and caring grandfather of Brenna (David) and Michael. Will be missed by his sister Joan, brother-in-law George, nieces, nephews and many friends. Predeceased by his parentsIt Doesn't Get Any Easier.Stanley and Alice as well as Hilda, Lionel, Bruce, Norma and Sharon. Born on April 16, 1923 in Kenora, Ontario, Bert wasReally, it doesn't.an amazing athlete. He played semi-pro hockey in Montreal and was chosen to attend the 1940 Olympics (cancelled) in track and field. Bert joined the navy at seventeen and served on the cruiser HMCS Uganda where he circled the globe andProcor is the leading provider of tank cars and other saw action in the south Pacific. After the war he worked at Montreal Locomotive Works and then met the love of his life,specialized rail cars in Canada. At Procor, full service Eunice. Together they made a wonderful home in the new development of Crawford Park, Verdun. Bert worked very hardToll Free: 1-855-440-NARP(6277)for his family eventually becoming President of Davanac Industries, a railway supply company. After retiring they movedwww.narailproducts.com leasing has been our core business for over 65 to Toronto to be near their grandchildren and became a very important part of their lives going to every music concert,info@narailproducts.com years. Your Procor team sporting event and graduation. Another passion was attending Phil's car races around Quebec and Ontario. In 2017 Bert offers a wide range ofmoved to Sunnybrook Veterans Centre, K1W where he enjoyed many activities, such as music, physiotherapy and especiallyvalue-added services the Tuesday lunch group. We are very grateful to the Grant a Wish Program for making it possible for Bert to attend hiswith a nationwidegranddaughter's wedding where he and Eunice shared a special dance. Thanks go to all the exceptional staff and volunteerssupport infrastructure.on K1W for the care and love they gave to Bert including Dr. Chu, Linda, Lorna, Nora, Melissa, Glenn (Colonel Bogie), Jim and Doeyou all enriched his life. Funeral service has already taken place. Donations to the Grant a Wish Program at https://sunnybrook.ca/content/?page=veterans-grant-wish-program would be appreciated. And as Bert, ever the hockey fan, would sayremember to back-check!www.procor.comA Marmon/Berkshire Hathaway Company.|4|Spring 2019 Newsletter Communiqu printemps 2019|5|"