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Planeta KathleenPLANETA, Kathleen Mary 'Kay' - Kay passed peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on January 19, 2019 surrounded by her family.

Loving, devoted wife and best friend of John, dear mother of John (Linda) Planeta, Michelle Flynn (John Kimble), and Karen (Derek) Amell and amazing, hilarious, proud grandmother to Tyler, Matthew, Chris, Michael, Shannon, Sydney and Luke.

Kay was predeceased by her big sister Joanie (Mark aka Grinch-deceased) Lambourne, whom she idolized.


Kelly NancyKELLY, Nancy (born Park)  -  December 5, 1959 - January 19, 2019

Died Saturday January 19, 2019 after a difficult battle with cancer.

She was the best Wife, Mother, Sister, Aunt, Daughter, Grandma, and Friend that anyone could hope for.  

Nancy loved her family fiercely and worked hard everyday to make sure they were taken care of.

Allison AnnabelleALLISON, Annabelle  - 10/21/1939 - 1/19/2019

Passed away peacefully, with her family by her side on January 19th, 2019 in her 80th year.

Predeceased by her loving husband of 58 years Mansel.

Cherished mother of JoElin Eye, Duane Allison (Lana), Darlene Petch (Randy), David Allison and Laurie Hayden (Ed).

Rayfield ElsieRAYFIELD, Elsie Margaret (Skinner) Rayfield  - At age 94, of Oshawa, Ontario, formerly a long-time resident of Toronto, passed away peacefully at her home on January 19, 2019.

Elsie was born on October 4, 1924 in Sandhurst, Surrey, England.

Elsie married the love of her life, William Charles Rayfield, and immigrated to Canada in 1946 as a warbride where she settled in Toronto and raised theirfour children; Audrey, Priscilla, Susan and Bill.

Solotarow ArthurSOLOTAROW, Arthur Andrew 'Art' - (June 23, 1941December 14, 2018) - 

Passed away peacefully surrounded by family at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Friday, December 14, 2018, at age 77. 

Beloved husband of Nadine Solotarow.

Loving father of Tracie Penfound (Scott), Liana Jenkins (Alan), Rosanne Solotarow, and Aaron Solotarow (Kelly).

Cherished grandfather of Angela Penfound, Kourtney Holmes (Jordan), Kyle Penfound, Madison Penfound; Adam Robichaud (Laura), Tiane Robichaud (Thomas), Dylan Robichaud; Byron Ifurung, Kent Vernon; Tristan Solotarow, Paul Solotarow; and great grandfather of Titan and Athena Robichaud.

Harrison RosalieHARRISON, Rosalie Verna  - Peacefully at home on Friday, January 18th, 2019 at 94 years of age.

Beloved wife of the late Donald Manson and the late Frank Harrison.

Loving mother of Ian and his wife Patricia Manson.

Cherished Grandma of Keera and her husband Lyndon Kenny, Alex Manson and Vanessa Manson and Great Grandma to Jackson and Katelyn Rose.

Predeceased by her brother Roy Lutley.

DAWE, Donald Hubert  - Peacefully and surrounded by his family, Donald Hubert Dawe passed away at the Village of Taunton Mills on January 18, 2019.

Predeceased by the love of his life Helen Marie Dawe.

Snyder GeertruidaSNYDER, Geertruida (Trudy)  - May 6, 1931January 18, 2019

Passed away peacefully at Crown Ridge Place in Trenton on Friday, January 18th, 2019 at the age of 87 years.

She was the beloved wife of the late Klaas Snyder.

A loving Mother of Jake (Rita) Snyder, Cynthia (John) Zwaagstra, Elizabeth (Rob) Woudsma, Hilda (Gelf) Vandergaast and Janie (predeceased).

She is lovingly remembered by 16 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren.

STROJWONS, Edward   - (Retired 31 year employee of General Motors)

Peacefully passed away with his family by his side on January 18, 2019 at 1:15pm in his 67th year from cancer.

Beloved husband of Ellen.

WOOD, Helen (nee: HOY)  - Passed away at home on Friday, January 18, 2019 in her 83rd year.

Helen, wife of Keith is lovingly remembered as a wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, friend and musician. Beloved mother of Donald (Donna) and Glen (Darlene).

Perry JohnPERRY, John Arthur  - 3/19/1956 - 1/18/2019

Peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on Friday January 18, 2019.

Beloved husband of Janice for 40 years.

Loving father of Stephanie and her husband Roman Kulyk, and Jason Perry.

A special thank you to his nurse Sarah Meringer at Paramed and all the PSW’s.

McEACHERN, Peter Ronald – Peacefully with family by his side, at Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay, on Thursday January 17, 2019.

Peter in his 95th year, was the beloved husband of the late Catherine (Jewell) 2016.

Stevenson LindaSTEVENSON, Linda Victoria McLean - (March 19, 1949 - January 17, 2019) 

It is with profound sadness that the family of Linda Victoria McLean Stevenson, much-loved wife, mother, sister, cousin, and dear friend to all, shares the news of her peaceful passing with her family by her side on Thursday January 17, 2019 in her 70th year, after a valiant stand against cancer.


Russell KeithRUSSELL, Keith (Poppa Bear)  - Well known owner and operator of J&K Trucking.

Keith passed away peacefully at home on January 17th, 2019 with his family by his side after a courageous batter with cancer at age 75.

Cherished son of the late Howard and Hazel. Beloved husband of Janice (nee: Devine) for 28 years.

Proud Dad to Patricia (Fred), David (Erin), Heather (Ian), Jeffery, Lori (Denny), Diane (Barb) and Adele (Chris).

Laws DianaLAWS, Diana “Dee” Mary  - 7/2/1958 - 1/17/2019

Former Employee of Goodman LLP for 22+years.

A free spirit who loved with all her heart, born in St. John’s Newfoundland before moving to New Brunswick and eventually settling in Ontario.

Passed away at Lakeridge Health in Oshawa on Thursday January 17, 2019, at the age of 60 after a courageous battle.

Her love burned brightest for her husband Percy and son Nicholas.


Benko HelenBENKO, Helen  - May 22, 1938 -  January 17, 2019

Passed away peacefully in her sleep at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on January 17, 2019 at the age of 80.

Predeceased by her husband of 62 years, Ernie (2017).

Cherished mother of Attilla, Clara, Susan and the late Ginny (2009).

She will also be dearly missed by her 10 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.

Those who knew Helen will remember her for her kindness and generosity as well as her tremendous sense of humour.