Peacefully at Hillsdale Terraces on November 12, 2014 in her 93rd year.
Jeannie lived a life of service and generosity to family and friends as well as her community. She served with the WAAFS in Britain during WWII (radar), was a patron to many charities, and took people in the community to appointments as a volunteer driver.
Jeannie loved entertaining, singing the theatre, concerts and travel.
As per her wishes, a celebration of life will take place at BARNES MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 5295 Thickson Rd. N., Whitby from 2- 4 pm on Sunday, November 30th.
In Jeannie’s memory, donations made to the Alzheimer Society would be gratefully appreciated.
Passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Monday, November 24, 2014 at the Ajax-Pickering Hospital.
Beloved wife of Ted Griffin for 43 years, past wife of William Lockett. Wonderful mother of Robert (Moira), Peter (Nina) and Michael (Bunny), grandmother of Kyle, Tracy, Andrea and Gary and great-grandmother of Jackson.
As a brave war bride, Joan came to Ajax in 1950 and resided in the same home until her passing. Joan will be missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing her.
Visitation will be held at the McEACHNIE FUNERAL HOME, 28 Old Kingston Rd., Ajax (905-428-8488) on Friday, November 28th from 6:00 - 9:00 pm.
A Funeral Service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Saturday, November 29th at 1:30 pm with visitation from one hour prior. Following the service, friends and family are invited to the Ajax Legion Br. 322 located at 111 Hunt St., Ajax.
If desired, memorial donations may be made in lieu of flowers to the Ajax United Way.
Died peacefully at The Pines L.T.C. Residence in Bracebridge on Monday, November 24, 2014 at the age of 84.
Beloved wife of the late Dr. Gordon Hare. Daughter of the late C.E. McLaughlin and Alexandra Luke McLaughlin. Cherished mother of Susan Hare (David Rice) of Bracebridge.
Loving grandmother of Susan’s children Alexandra Kudla of Oshawa, Robert Kudla of Toronto and Timothy Kudla of Bracebridge. Great-grandmother of Alex’s daughter Brooklynn Alexandra.
She is also survived by her sons David and Brian Hare and her brother Dick (Patsy) McLaughlin.
A visitation will be held in Bracebridge on Wednesday, November 26th and a second visitation will be held at the OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street W., on Friday, November 28th, 2014 from 5 – 7 p. m. The Funeral service will be held at Simcoe St. United Church in Oshawa on Saturday, November 29th, 2014 at 2 p.m.
As an expression of sympathy memorial donations can be made to The Pines Support Committee or to The David Suzuki Foundation.
(Royal Marine, Retired Fire Chief of General Motors of Canada, Past Master of Temple Lodge No. 649 A.F & A.M.)
Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Wednesday November 19, 2014, at the age of 90.
Predeceased by his beloved wife of 63 years, Margaret “Reta” Bull.
Loving dad of Margaret and her husband Bernard Trachsler, Alexander and his wife Eileen Bull and William “Bill” Bull.
Proud Grandad and Number One Fan of Shannon and John Bull.
Dear brother of Lenny and his wife Mina Bull and Jim (predeceased) and his wife Olive Bull, all of England and predeceased by his many brothers and sisters. Brother in law of Alan and his wife Diana Brebner.
Will be lovingly remembered by his nieces and nephews, especially Norma and her husband Geoff Kirk.
To honour Fred’s wishes, private arrangements have been made. Cremation.
Peacefully at ThorntonView Long Term Care, with family by her side, on Sunday, November 23, 2014, in her 84th year.
Beloved wife of the late Russell Game.
Cherished mother of Donna (Earl), Charles, Brenda (Harry), and John (Beth). Adoring Nanny of Mark, Erik, Emily (Jeff), Shannon and Sarah.
Loving Great-Nanny of James, Travis, Brendan, Gauge and Sophie. Treasured sister of Margaret (Donald) and predeceased by Lorraine (Ronald), Bruce, Donna (Ron) and Edward. Eleanor will be missed by extended family and friends.
During Eleanor’s spare time she was an avid bowler and enjoyed playing cards.
Relatives and friends may call at McINTOSH-ANDERSON-KELLAM FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King Street East, Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 from 10:00 am until time of service, in the chapel, at 11:00 am.
In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Eleanor to a charity of choice would be appreciated by her family.
Eleanor is now together again with her beloved husband.
Passed away peacefully in the comfort of her home in her 87th year.
Predeceased by her cherished husband Josef in 1992.
Loving Mother and best friend to her children…sons Joe (Aila) and Peter (Pat) and daughters Marianne (George) and Melinda (John). Beloved Oma to grandchildren Lisa (Charles) and Michelle (Cassandra) and Jane.
Lovingly remembered by family in Austria and Germany.
Herta will be forever in our hearts and greatly missed by family and friends.
Visitation to be held at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME 124 King Street East, Oshawa on Wednesday, November 26th from 10:30 to 11:30 am., followed by a Funeral Mass at 12pm at Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church 373 Simcoe Street S., Oshawa.
Peacefully at her residence in Lakeland, Florida on Sunday, November 23, 2014, at the age of 69.
Beloved wife of Bill for 49 years. Loving mother of Andrew (Karen), Carol (Mark), Graham (Milena), and James (Maja).
Dear sister of Jim, Tom (Pat), Anne (John deceased), and Jane (Mike).
Cherished Nana of 13 grandchildren and Auntie Belle to many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held at the OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) on Friday, November 28th from 6 – 8 p.m. and Saturday, November 29th from 1:30 p.m. until time of Funeral Service in the Chapel at 2:30 p.m.
Reception at Whisky Johns to follow.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Lakeridge Health Foundation would be appreciated.
On November 22nd at Oshawa Lakeridge Hospital, surrounded by family, Noëlla Nativa Smith at the age of 81 passed on to be reunited with her late husband William Smith.
As we mourn the absent warmth in our household, we remember the memories and laughter of happy years together. A loving mother to Steven Smith and Carol-Ann Jones and her husband Ron, grandmama to Laura, Lisa and Natalie Jones and Denver Smith and his mother Janet Smith and Megan King.
Cherished sister of Mirielle Desbiens and sister-in-law to Bernice Hulbert. Although sudden, Noëlla has entered heaven’s gates with open arms and her memory will live forever in our hearts. Ma chère grandmère, je t’aime.
Visitation will be held atOSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 KingStreet West (905-721-1234) on Tuesday, November 25th from 2 – 4and 6 – 8 p.m.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at ST. JOSEPH THE WORKER PARISH (1100 Mary Street, Oshawa) on Wednesday, November 26th at 10:00 a.m.
There will be a small reception held after in the church hall.
Memorial donations to SickKids Foundation would be appreciated.
At age 80 with his family at his side, passed away peacefully on November 21, 2014 at Centenary Hospital.
Beloved husband of Josephine for over 52 years and much loved father of daughter, Debbie Zealand (Brian) and son, Nigel (Michele).
Bing was also a loving grandfather to Megan and Nathan (Allen). Survived by sister, Peggy Johnson (Ken) and brother, Teddy (Gladita), he will be fondly remembered by extended family and his many friends.
Visitation on Tuesday December 2 from 10:00 a.m. to be followed by a Celebration of Life service at 11:00 a.m. at St. Martin’s Anglican Church, 1203 St. Martin’s Drive, Pickering (off Bayly Street, east of Whites Road – just west of Liverpool Road) with reception immediately after.
If desired, in lieu of flowers donations may be made in memory of Bing to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.
Online condolences and memorial contributions in memory of Bing may be offered at mceachniefuneral.ca.
Passed away with family by his side, after a valiant battle with cancer, at the Lakeridge Health Bowmanville, on Friday, November 21st, 2014, in his 73rd year.
Dearly beloved husband of Diana (nee Kelly) of 48 years. Loving father of Anthony (Melissa), Annissa Cerget (Joseph), and Jarrett (Carol). Cherished Grampa to Kyle and Kendall and Papa to Declan and Callum.
Dear brother of Marje Palmer (Steve), Anne McQuoid (Bill) and Aarne Aus (predeceased). Beloved uncle of Martin and Leila Aus, Jason McQuoid and Bill and Kim Palmer. Special nephew of Meeri Veermae.
A special thank you to Dr. Leon Irish and all the staff at the Lakeridge Health Bowmanville for their compassion and care.
Visitation will be held at the COURTICE FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1587 HWY #2, COURTICE, 905-432-8484, on Saturday November 29th from 2:00 pm until time of Service of Remembrance in the chapel at 3:00 pm.
Donations may be made to the Memorial Hospital Foundation, 47 Liberty Street S, Bowmanville, L1C 2N4.
Peacefully passed away at the age of 82 with his wife Janet by his side at the Village of Taunton Mills in Whitby.
Son of the late Edna and Harper Bateman.
Doug is survived by his children Ronald, Raymond, Richard and Rhonda and their spouses. Loving grandfather of David, Kim, Jason, Daniel, Mark and Kathleen and great-grandfather of Ella Rose, Reesa, Ayden and Fiona. Very special brother to Marilyn & Jack, Barbara, Shirley and Sam. His many nieces and nephews will remember their Uncle Doug with all the fun times they shared.
He will be forever remembered by his “adopted” family Maureen & Doug, Rick & Sonny, Pam, Rick R. and grandchildren and great grandchildren of the Aubrey Family.
For many years Doug was “the roof doctor” of Adair Roofing, making many friends along the way.
Very Special Thanks to the staff, doctors, nurses, personal support workers and Dr. Reed at Village of Taunton Mills. Each and every one of them were with Doug throughout his illness, where he was treated with kindness and respect.
At Doug’s request, there will be no visitation or funeral service.
A Celebration of his life will be held on Saturday November 29th from 11 – 2 pm at The Town Hall at The Village of Taunton Mills (3800 Brock St. N. Whitby). Cremation has taken place.
On Friday, November 21, 2014 at Markham – StouffvilleHospital in his 71st year.
Our wonderful Husband, Dad and Grampy is reunited with his beloved sons Bryan (2007) and John (1967) and is in the arms of the angels.
Beloved husband, soulmate and best friend to Elaine for almost 50 years. Most loving and incredible Dad to his daughter Tara. Proud and adoring Grampy to his Grandchildren Jessie and Mason, and Mackenzie and Taylor. Dear brother to Jim (Ruth), Al (Joanne) and the late Margaret (Ernie) Heath.
Jack faced multiple medical challenges and limitations these past 17 years with courage, fortitude and humour. He is our Hero, a Champion, a true Warrior. He was and will always be a cherished inspiration to Jessie and Mason who brought love and joy beyond measure to their Grampy.
He was a man of integrity, kindness and generosity. A gentleman and a gentle man. A family man.
Jack was Charter President of the Unionville/Markham Canadian Progress Club, past member for many years of the Unionville Slo Pitch, where he dazzled with his amazing knuckle ball, a terrific golfer, hockey referee and coach, cub leader, photographer and Mr. Fix-It. Jack was always there to lend a helping hand or a hand up wherever and whenever needed.
In his memory, if desired, help a neighbour or friend, visit someone who is lonely, do good deeds to make a positive difference in someone’s life or make a donation to the Children’s Wish Foundation.
Passed peacefully at Northumberland Hills Hospital Cobourg on Friday, November 21 in his 105th year after a brief illness.
Predeceased 2007 by his beloved wife of 72 years Pearl (McCallum) he is survived by sister, Hazel Schrum of Sudbury, brother Alan Keenan of Dundas, four children, Jim Keenan (Arlene) of Prescott, Bob Keenan (Doreen) of Campbellford, Caroline Keenan of Newfoundland, and Lynda Keenan of Cobourg. Much beloved grandfather to Amanda, Barry, Wendy, Anne, Lark, Tracy, Celeste, Ed and great grandfather to Mitchell, Tessa, Spencer, Ayisha, Shaylene, Shane, Quinn and Pierce.
Born July 9, 1910 at Cobourg Cottage Hospital on James St to Elizabeth Hewis Keenan and David Bill Keenan. During the Great Depression he worked at Dominion Wheel and Foundries, Cobourg Union Cemetery and as caretaker at Cobourg Collegiate Institute.
He joined the non permanent active militia in 1934. When WWII was declared, he trained in Kingston and Petawawa and rose to the rank of Battery Sergeant Major, 47th Battery and then Regimental Sgt. Major, 5th Canadian Light Anti Aircraft Regiment before going overseas September 26, 1941. He took part in The Air Defense of Great Britain, The Italian Campaign, France, Belgium and the Liberation of Holland.
After repatriation Christmas, 1945 he returned to work at Cobourg District Collegiate Institute. When CDCI East was built he acquired Stationary Engineering papers and took over the supervision of maintenance for both Cobourg collegiates. Before retiring in 1975 he had taken on the supervision, operation and maintenance of all 52 schools within The Northumberland and Newcastle Board of Education.
Until his recent hospitalization he lived in the house he built for his family in 1950 next door to his childhood home. He has written memoirs about his early life and war years and he enjoyed recounting stories to anyone who was interested. Earlier this year he provided historical information to the Sifton-Cook Heritage Centre for their 2014 military exhibit.
Many thanks to Dr. Emery and the staff of NHH for their vigilance and kind care.
At the family's request there will be no visitation or service. A family graveside service will be held in Cobourg at a later date.
Donations may be made to Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation.
Age 60 years. Suddenly passed away at home on Friday, November 21, 2014.
Beloved husband & best friend of Bonny.
Dean was greatly admired by his children Tiana Knox, Shawn Knox and Derrick Knox (Laura Wood). Adored Grandpa of his one & only Adele. Dear son of Loraine & the late Harry Knox. Oldest brother of Boyd (Kathy) Knox, Darrell (Louise) Knox and Jeff (Sandra) Knox.
Dean touched many lives and will be sadly missed by his aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, numerous friends and a large extended family.
Family and friends are invited to NORTHCUTT ELLIOTT FUNERAL HOME, 53 Division Street North, Bowmanville on Thursday November 27th from 12 – 2 pm. A Celebration of Dean’s Life will follow in the Chapel at 2 pm.
Cremation has already taken place and burial will be held at a later date at Eldad Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations may be made to Eldad United Church.
Passed away peacefully, at the Lakeridge Health Oshawa, on November 21st, 2014, at the age of 76.
Dearly beloved husband of Carmen of 53 years.
Loving father of Benoit (JoAnne), Vincent, Patrick (Karen), Lyne Wright (Jerry), and Jacinthe Marchand (Yvan). Cherished Grandpa of Jeremy, Chantelle, Justin, Jordan, Jenna, Megan, Katie, Christian, Samantha, Zachary, Sydney, Chloé, and Gabrielle and great grandfather of six.
Dear brother of Serge (Jeanne), Mario (Martine), Marielle Marcotte, Lorraine Binette (Michel), Micheline Dumesnil (Jean-Marie) and predeceased by Claude.
Survived by his sister in-law Raymonde.
Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews.
Visitation Friday, November 28, 2014, at 3:00pm - 5:00pm and at 7:00p.m. - 9:00p.m. at the COURTICE FUNERAL CHAPEL 1587 Highway #2, Courtice, ON.
A Service of Remembrance will be held in the Chapel on Saturday, November 29th, at 11:00 am.
Donations may be made to the Lakeridge Health Foundation – Cancer Care.
On November 20, 2014, at the age of 81, passed peacefully with his family and Elvis, his canine companion, by his side.
Lovingly married for 49 years to the late Shirley Jean (nee Hicks).
Beloved father of Deborah (Kelly) and Kevin. Dear brother of Audrey Bailey and the late Ken Trotter. Doug (Mr. T) will be greatly missed by Carter, the Henry family and many other lifelong friends and family members including his nieces Pam McWatters, Alexis MacMillan and Diane Bland (David) and his nephews Michael Trotter (Shirley), Robert Bailey (Helen) and David Bailey (Andrea).
Doug was employed by Ontario Hydro for over 40 years and had been happily retired for a couple of decades. Doug rejoined the local Lions Club after Shirley's passing and his membership was a lifeline and godsend.
Doug had the opportunity to live life on his own terms, often gone walking in the valley with Elvis and a cigar - he will be sadly missed by all.
Cremation has taken place. A private family service will be held at a later date.
The family would like to thank Dr. Paul Hoy and Caroline for their unwavering care and support over the years.
In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Doug may be made to the Bowmanville Memorial Hospital Foundation or the Lions Club of Bowmanville.
It is with very heavy hearts that we relay the sad news of the passing of our dearly beloved Mom/Oma/Great-Oma on November 21, 2014.
She is survived by daughters Ann (Geoff) and Betty (Bob), grandchildren Kristal (Yasu), Jessica (Ryan), Jeremy and Caroline (Tomm), great-grandchildren Emmalee, Alexa, Jack, Luke, Naomi, Kai, Sierra and Desmond and brothers and sisters in Holland.
Sini was a kind and gentle spirit and we will miss her dearly.
Passed at Lakeridge Health Oshawa surrounded by her family and friends.
Predeceased by her parents Michael and Josephine. She will be greatly missed by both of her families: brothers Michael (Diane), Kevin, Dennis and Peter (Wendy) and her second family, Mary Jo, Robert, Kelly (Adam), Ashley (Pete) and Brendan Twiner.
She will be missed by her many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Forever missed by her devoted and loving Godmother Patsy Williams who has been a constant support in Mary Ann's life.
Mary Ann will always be remembered by her wonderful friends at the Workshop and at Tim Hortons.
Our deepest thanks to Oshawa/Clarington Community Living for all the years of love and support.
Thank you also to the staff at both Extendicare Oshawa and the Critical Care Unit at Lakeridge Health Hospital.
Funeral Mass on Monday, November 24th at 9:30 a.m. in St. Lawrence Martyr Church (Lawrence east of Birchmount). Interment Pine Hills Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, we ask that you make your donation to Oshawa/Clarington Community Living.
Passed away suddenly on Thursday, November 20, 2014 at the age of 80.
Beloved husband of 59 years to Audrey (nee Wood) and loving father to Theresa (Robert), Catherine (Gary) & Christopher (Laura).
He was adored by his grandchildren Ronald, Tyler, Steven, Ashley, Aleks & Victoria and his 3 great-grandchildren Lexia, Ethan and Sienna. Also survived by his large family – brothers James (Margaret), Fred (Ann), Norman and sister Margaret and the many, many nieces, nephews, in-laws and friends.
Robert was a kind soul with a radiant smile who now joins his beloved parents Harold & Blanche, as well as his brother Larry in God’s arms.
Family & friends will be received at the McEACHNIE FUNERAL HOME – 28 Old Kingston Rd. Ajax, (905 428-8488) on Monday, November 24th between 3 - 5pm & 7 - 9pm.
Memorial service will take place at the same location on Tuesday, November 25th at 11:00am.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada.