In the wake of the tragic death of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo in Ottawa, Ontario on Wednesday, October 22, 2014, we invite the residents of Durham Region to sign a Guest Book of Condolence at MOUNT LAWN FUNERAL HOME & CEMETERY from Thursday, October 23rd until Friday, October 31st between the hours of 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Passed away on Tuesday October 21, 2014 at Toronto General Hospital at the age of 67 years.
Predeceased by wife Dianne Paige. Robert, beloved husband of Melody. Dear father of Rob (Nikki) Hunter, Ron (Joan) Hunter, David (Shelly) Hunter, Tim Paige, Sarah (Eryk) Cherewyk, Jennifer Ellsmore (Brook Casha) and the late Kathy Hunter.
Cherished grandfather of Jessica, Chris, Eric, Avery, Scout, Tylo, Delainie, Eric, Brendon, Nicole, Dahkota and Eveangelina. Dear brother of Patricia (Tom), Wally (Laurie) Andy (Peggy), Paul (Dawn), Steven (Bernice), Susan and the late John.
Family and friends may call at MOUNT LAWN FUNERAL HOME & CEMETERY 21 Garrard Rd. Whitby (N of Hwy # 2) 905 443-3376 for visitation on Saturday October 25th from 2 - 4 & 7 - 9 p.m. .
Visitation will resume at King Street Pentecostal Church (611 King St W. Oshawa) on Sunday, October 25th from 3 p.m. until time of funeral service in the church at 4:00 p.m.
Passed away peacefully, surrounded by the love of his family on Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014, at the age of 86.
Adored husband of Ottilie for 64 years. Loving Dad of Reinhard (Vicki), and the late Richard (1998) (Fernanda).
Father figure to Monika and Erik. Loving Grandpa of Kelsie and Jamie.
Brother of Gunter and Horst, and the late Gerda. Brother-in-law of Lottie (late Helmut) and Otto. Erhard was a loving uncle of Maggy, Annalore and Ziggy and will be missed by many extended family members and friends. Longtime friend of Arthur, Agnes and John.
He will be forever remembered as a loving family man with a strong work ethic and a fantastic sense of humour. He enjoyed leisure activities, hunting, fishing and spending time at the cottage in Dorset.
Visitation will be held at OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) on Sunday, October 26th from 11:00 a.m. until time of Funeral Service in the Chapel at 1:00 p.m. Cremation.
Memorial donations will be gratefully accepted for the Alzheimer Society.
Peacefully left to be with her Lord on Tuesday, October 21, 2014, at the age of 93, passing away at Strathaven Long Term Care.
Predeceased by her loving husband Francesco (1958) and by her infant children Nick and Anna.
Loving and adored mother of Carmela (late Nick Guarini), Angelo (Antonietta), Rosa (Ralph Vozza), Giselle (Don Westlake).
Grandmother of Lorenzo Guarini (Kelly), Frank Guarini, late Francesco Barone, David Barone (Christine), Adam Barone (Jessica), Anthony Barone, Frank Vozza (Cheryl), Teresa (Greg Stratsma), Giovanni Vozza (Olena), Sherry (Wayne Fitzpatrick), and Todd Westlake.
She was the eldest of seven children and leaves behind siblings Frank Bruni (Rose), Saletta Bruni, and Ester Guzzo (Carmine).
Predeceased by Gabriele Bruni, Adelina Bruni and Michelina Mazzotta. Maria also leaves behind many great grandchildren and great great grandchildren, as well as many relatives from around the world.
Visitation will be held at OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) on Friday, October 24th from 2 – 4 & 7 – 9 p.m.
Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Saturday, October 25th at 11:00 a.m. Entombment Resurrection Cemetery.
Memorial donations to Compassion International, The Refuge or a CHARITY of your choice would be appreciated.
Kathy passed away peacefully in the loving arms of her sons.
Beloved wife and soulmate of Stephen Bennett for 38 years.
Devoted mother to 4 sons, Adrian, Sean, Patrick and Daniel. Adoring Grandmother of Lamoura Anne Bennett.
Predeceased by her mother Anne Wilson. Survived by her Father Syd Wilson, Brothers Craig Wilson and Jamie Wilson and his family Amy, Madeleine and Dashiell. Loving Sister in Law of Maureen and John North and Carolynne and Nick Palmer. Will be missed by all the Gilmour and Wilson Families.
Also special Niece of Merrill Wallace. Kathy fought cancer for ten years but never once complained.
She devoted her life to her family and the education of young children. She will be sorely missed for her love of life, her laugh and her Apple Pies.
Family and friends will be received at MOUNT LAWN FUNERAL HOME & CEMETERY, 21 Garrard Road, Whitby (North of Hwy 2) 905-443-3376 on Sunday, October 26, 2014 from 12 Noon until the time of the Memorial Service in the chapel at 1 pm. with a reception to follow in the Arbor Lounge.
Donations can be made in Kathy's name to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation or by purchasing the Canadian Breast Cancer Calendar.
Passed away on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at Hillsdale Terraces, Oshawa, at the age of 95 years.
Ruth, beloved wife of the late Clifford (Jack) Hall.
Loving mother of Jacqueline Alexander and her husband Alex, William and his wife Linda, the late Brenda Marie, Donald and his late wife Pat, Ronald and his late wife Mary and Randy and his partner Sue.
Loved grandmother of 8 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, and predeceased by her grandson Stuart William.
Loved sister of the late Harold, Alberta, Norman, Lottie, Gordon, Ainsley and Ross. Daughter of the late Sam and Georgina Henning.
At Ruth’s request, there will be no visitation or funeral service. Cremation.
Loved father of Tina (Glen), Tony (Tanya), Tracey (Jason), Carey (Chris) of New Hamburg and Bobby (Nicole) of Beaverton. G
randfather of six grandsons. Son of the late Morris and Anne Laarakkers. Brother of Mary, Bill (Doreen), Anne (Robert), Morah (Gord), Karel (Janice), John (Helene), Wilma (Gary) and predeceased by Jerry and Josie (Bob Hayes surviving).
Funeral mass will be held at St. Joseph`s Catholic Church, 573 Simcoe St., Beaverton on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 11 a.m. Interment St. Joseph`s Cemetery.
If so desired memorial donations to the CHARITY of your choice would be greatly appreciated by the family.
Went to be with her Lord and Saviour, Jesus at the Golden Plough Lodge, Cobourg on Monday, October 20, 2014 at the age of 97.
Beloved wife of the late Robert John Baker (November 1997). Loving mother of Rev. Donna Scott (late Michael) of Midland, and Joyce Baker of Cobourg.
Loved grandmother of Daniel Scott (Lindsy) and Christina Guillemette (Michael), all of Sudbury. Dear great-grandmother of Simon, Mia, Bryson, and Emma.
Predeceased by her sister Bessie McCabe.
Sister-in-law of Edna Morris of Stratford, Stu and Roxie Baker of Stratford, and Alan Baker of Mount Forest. Will be missed by her nieces and nephews.
The family will honour Margaret’s life with a visitation at the Community Pentecostal Church, 1355 Thorah Concession 1, Beaverton (Corner of Hwy #12 and Hwy #48) on Saturday, October 25th from 11am until time of service at 12noon. Interment in Whitby.
Peacefully with her family by her side on Monday, October 20, 2014 at age 59.
Kim, beloved wife of the late Brian MacGregor.
Loving daughter of Ruth Starzynski and the late Joseph Follest and Casimir Starzynski. Dear sister of Gordon Follest (Heather) and the late Wendy Murdock. Step-sister of Michael (Janice) Starzynski and Lucinda (Ken) Fry.
Daughter-in-law of Ronald and Joan MacGregor. Sister-in-law of Janet Joncas (Marty), Leanne McAllister (Darren). Kim will be lovingly remembered by her many nieces, nephews, family and friends.
A heartfelt thanks to the staff at Thorntonview for their love and care.
Family and friends will be received at MOUNT LAWN FUNERAL HOME & CEMETERY, 21 Garrard Road, Whitby (North of Hwy 2) 905-443-3376 on Friday, October 24th from 1 pm until the time of the Memorial Service in the chapel at 2:30 pm.
Peacefully, with family by her side, at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, on Monday October 20, 2014, at age 83.
Lydia (nee Jilon), beloved wife of Kaz Morysiak, and the late Alexander Slijovski. Loving mother of Peter Slijovski (Arlene-predeceased), Susan (David Beach), Ricky Morysiak, and Ed Morysiak.
Loved mama (grandma), Wendy, Anna, Peter Jr., Alex, Jason, David Jr., Eddie, and great mama to Cynthia, Samantha, Kylie, and Xavier.
Dear sister of Vera (Leon Wistrzyk -predeceased), Leon Jilon (Raissa). Cherished aunt of Helen, Mimi, Paul, Peter, Nina, Leo, Anna, and Lisa.
The family wishes to thank her caregivers Jason, her grandson, and Stephanie, Cristeta, Rosella, Michelle, and Winnie. Special thanks to her friend Mia for her care, and to the staff of Lakeridge Health Oshawa 6th floor.
Visitation will be held at the DESTEFANO FUNERAL HOME, 1289 Keith Ross Drive, Oshawa (south side of Taunton Road, east of Thornton Road) 905-440-3595 on Wednesday, October 22nd from 7 - 9 pm.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, 1100 Mary Street North, Oshawa, on Thursday, October 23rd at 11 am. Interment at Thornton Cemetery.
In memory of Lydia, donations may be made to a CHARITY of choice.
Passed away peacefully at Bay Ridges Long Term Care Home in Pickering on October 20th, 2014 at the age of 78.
The last surviving family member born to Jacob and Anastasia Shestowsky.
Predeceased by her husband of 40 years, Henry (December 10, 1996) and by her parents, her brothers Alex, Ambrose and Myron and by her sisters Nelly Harmer, Helen Pickering, Zena Sheridan and Iris Hamilton.
Beloved mother and grandmother of John (Rosy) and their daughters Diana and Victoria of Ajax; Jim (Kim) and their daughters Rebecca and Rachel of Centerville, Ohio; Joe (Sharron) and their daughter Amanda and son Christopher of Oshawa; and Jody of Toronto.
Visitation will be held at the OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) on Thursday, October 23rd from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 p.m.
Funeral Service will be held at St. Joseph the Worker Parish, (1100 Mary St. N., Oshawa) on Friday, October 24th at 10:00 a.m.
Donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Canada.
Entered into rest on Sunday, October 19, 2014 at Caressant Care Nursing Home, Lindsay.
Gerald was born March 30th, 1942 in Minden, Ontario. Later seeking employment, Gerald moved to the Lindsay area, where he remained until his passing. Gerald was a retired GM employee. He enjoyed his retirement travelling, camping, gardening and reading.
With his passing he leaves to mourn his friend and companion Joan. Sons William Jr. [Sherri] of Temple Texas, Duane [Cathy] of Oshawa, and Derek of Ottawa. Two Grandsons Ryan and Tyler of Temple Texas. Siblings Grenville [Doreen] of Peterborough, Audrey [Harvey] of Dorset, Murray of Little Smokey AB, and Marilyn [Lawrence] of Minden.
Predeceased by his parents Clayton and Irene [Cowen] and sisters Clara and Phyllis.
Arrangements out of Millbrook. Gerald requested no service prior to his cremation.
Anyone wishing to make donations in Gerald’s memory could do so to the ALS Society of Canada, Parkinson’s Society of Canada, or the Alzheimer Society of Kawartha Lakes.
Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Sunday, October 19, 2014 at the age of 84.
Predeceased by her husband Jim Lynde (1993)
Much loved mother of Bryce and his wife Pauline of Orono, Leslie Guthrie and her husband Don of Mount Elgin, Jo-Anne Costantino and her husband Gino of Bracebridge, Lori and Rob of Oshawa and Larry and his wife Christine of Janetville. Predeceased by her daughter Janette (1973).
Loved Grandmother of Angela, Adrian, Kelly, Kristie, Michael, Janelle, Jaymie, Brittany and James. Great-Grandmother of Zachary, Olivya, Tucker, Parker, Cole, Lane Abigail and Eli.
Predeceased by her brother Nelson and her sisters June and Edith. Remembered by her brother and sisters-in-law as well as their families.
We sadly announce the passing of Barbara Shirley Kemp Mildon (nee Buckham) on Sunday, October 19, in her 84th year, surrounded by family.
Mom will be greatly missed by her daughters, Barbara, Jennifer Howse (George) and Laura Lee.
Predeceased by children, Wende and Thomas, and by her only sibling Rosemary Ryan. Will also be missed by her life long friend and former husband, Fred.
Leaves behind 5 grandchildren (Tammy, Jennifer, Rachel, Julia and Deborah) and 3 great-grandchildren (Ravynne, Campbell and Jackson). Remembered fondly by niece Patricia Martin, sister-in-law Pat Mildon (U.K.), and sister-in-law Irene Rupolo as well as sister Rosemary Ryan’s children. Devoted to two beloved Siamese cats, Nui and Kai, who will dearly miss their “Moms."
Heartfelt thanks to staff of Unit G8 and Critical Care Station 2 at Lakeridge Oshawa for outstanding care and compassion.
Visitation will be held at COURTICE FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1587 Highway #2 Courtice (905-432-8484) on Wednesday October 22nd from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 PM.
A Funeral Service will take place on Friday, October 24th at St. James Cathedral, 66 Church Street, Toronto, ON at 11:00 AM.
Peacefully entered into rest at her home in Whitby.
Beloved wife of the late James Tully for 50 years.
Loving mother of Julia (Randy Tingey), Joanne (John Cowan), James Tully and the late Penny MacFarlene. Proud grandma of Pauline, Carol Ann, Christine, Christye, Michael, Kyle, Alan, great grandma of Amanda, Terry, Preston, Christopher, Hayden, Faith, Kei, Cassie and Kaydence and great great grandma of Jade.
At the wishes of Lillian, there will be no Funeral Service.
Passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Sunday, October 19, 2014 at the age of 89.
Loved husband of Valleverdina (Zambri) Vigilante for 61 years. Much loved father of Saverio and his wife Filomena of Ajax, Matteo and his wife Maxine of Kelowna B.C., Antonio of Oshawa and Caterina Silva and her husband Paulo of Whitby.
Loved Nonno of Carmine and his wife Diane, Ashley, Joshua, Jason, Andre, Peter, Alexis, Franco, Torrencio, Joel and Tiana. Great Nonno of Noah, Juliet, Gabriela, Matteo, Jade, Natascia, Jacob and Kayla.
Son of the late Saverio & Caterina (Iacobaccio) Vigilante. Brother of Pasquale, Octavio, Nardina (Auito), Gino, Luigi and Antonio. Brother-in-law of Antonio, Carmela (Lamanna), Rosina (Annicchiarico), Leonardo.
Peacefully passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Saturday, October 18, 2014.
Loving mother to Shirley, Keith (Leslie) and Gregg. Proud “Grammie” to Shawn, Brendan, Adam Matthew, Jordan and Rebecca, and Great Grandmother to Zachary.
Born in London, England on October 2, 1935, She was the daughter of Muriel and step-daughter of Len. She was the older sister to Sheila. Maria came to Canada on July 2, 1963.
She will be dearly missed by her family and friends.
Friends may call for visitation on Thursday, October 23rd from 7 - 9pm at ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME (124 King St. E.) with a service to be held in the funeral home chapel on Friday, October 24th at 10:30am.
Following a very short, yet courageous fight, peacefully surrounded by her family at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Friday, October 17, 2014 at the age of 59.
Leigh, beloved wife and soul mate for 30 years of Barry Smith. Cherished mother of Alex Smith and Deanna Williams, Jessica Smith, and stepmother of James Smith and Catherine Jackson.
Loving daughter of Rev. Garth and Joyce McMillan. Deeply loved sister of Brian and Marsha McMillan and Sandi McMillan and Terry Middleton. Sweet Auntie Leigh of Jennifer McMillan, Mike McMillan and Shar Laing, Christine and Andrew Pearson and Stacey Horning and Kenny Johnston.
Dear niece of Sandy and Maureen Sandrock and cousin of Todd and Sharla, Tara and Andy and Sean and their children Kiera and Jordan, Connor and Allie, and Roman. Dear God child of Claude and Bernice Bell. Leigh is predeceased by her grandparents Henry and Muryelle Sandrock.
Sister-in-law of Doug and Liz Smith, Wendy and Ivan Leblanc, Gord and Debbie Smith, Bonnie and Gary Lennon, and Darryl and Sue Smith, Aunt of Jennifer, Colin, James and Kyle Smith, Michael and Cory Leblanc, and Shellyanne and Raj Arjune. Grandkids Aiden Talan and Faolan Smith, and great niece Natalie Arjune.
Leigh will be deeply missed and fondly remembered for her generous heart, her listening ear, and her caring soul. Leigh loved her work at Value Village in Whitby and the opportunity to sing in any situation.
A heartfelt thanks to the staff on C6 and 4F palliative care, with special thanks to nurses Bob and Bree, Paul, Laney, Mary, Dana and Stephanie for the wonderful care you gave Leigh for the last three months.
Family and friends may call at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King St. E., Oshawa on Thursday, October 23rd from 6 - 9pm.
A celebration of Leigh’s life will be held in the chapel on Friday, October 24th at 1pm.
Memorial donations to Hearth Place Cancer Support would be greatly appreciated by Leigh's family.