With heavy hearts we announce the passing of Kay Allen (Marchand) at age 92 in Calgary, AB.
Kay lived most of her life in Ontario and Quebec. She was predeceased by her first husband Edmund Marchand in 1988. Lucky to find love again, she remarried in 1994 living happily at Wilmot Creek and Pickering for 18 years.
Failing health prompted a move to Calgary in 2012 to be near family. Left to mourn her loss are her husband Edgar Allen, her daughter Karen (Brian), grandchildren Erin and Joel and their families and Ed's children Norm, Judi, Jim, Arlene and Tom and their families.
A Memorial Service will be held in the Chapel at the NORTHCUTT ELLIOTT FUNERAL HOME, 53 Division Street North, Bowmanville, on Saturday, December 14th at 11:00 a.m., with visitation from 10:30 - 11:00 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Kay Allen can be made to Toronto Humane Society or The War Amps of Canada.
The citizens of Durham Region are invited to sign a Guest Book of Condolence for
Constable John Zivcic,
who was killed while responding to a call in the line of duty.
The guest book will be available at MOUNT LAWN RECEPTION CENTRE, 21 Garrard Road, Whitby from Tuesday, December 4th until Friday, December 13, 2013 between the hours of 10 am and 8 pm daily.
The book will then for forwarded to Toronto Police Services Chief Bill Blair.
The public will have a chance to pay their respects during a memorial service and procession to take place Monday, December 9th at the Toronto Congress Centre,north building at 650 Dixon Rd. It is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m.
Passed away peacefully at Ajax-Pickering Hospital on Friday, December 13, 2013 with her husband by her side.
Beloved wife of Tim.
Loving mother of Greg (Amy).
Proud Grandma of Dylan and Julia.
Sadly missed by her brother Tom Ollerenshaw (Ann). Fondly remembered by her extended family and friends.
Visitation will be held at the McEACHNIE FUNERAL HOME, 28 Old Kingston Rd., Ajax (905-428-8488) on Thursday, December 19 from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm with a Celebration of Karen's Life to follow in the Chapel of the Funeral Home at 1:00 pm.
If desired, memorial donations may be made in lieu of flowers to the Parkinson's Society - MSA.
Peacefully at the Ajax-Pickering Hospital on Friday December13, 2013 in her 91st year.
Jean Tomlinson, cherished Mother of Janet Massey and Terry and her husband John Laskey. Predeceased by her son Nelson and her husband Bill Tomlinson. Loving Grandma to Jamie (Tina), Jonathon (DawnMichelle) and Allena. Great Grandma to Melanie and Megan.
Jean was an active member of the Pickering Village U.C.W. and the Ajax-Pickering Hospital Auxiliary. Jean will be sadly missed by her family and friends.
The family will receive friends at the McEACHNIE FUNERAL HOME, 28 Old Kingston Road, Pickering Village, (Ajax), 905 428-8488 on Wednesday December 18, 2013 from 2:00-5:00 p.m.
The Funeral Service will take place at Pickering Village United Church, 300 Church St N., Ajax, on Thursday, December 19, 2013 at 11:00 a.m.
Donations to the Pickering Village United Church Women or the Ajax-Pickering Hospital Auxiliary would be appreciated.
Passed away peacefully at Community Nursing Home on Thursday, December 12, 2013 in his 93rd year.
Beloved husband of the late Maria. Loving father of Lajos (Susan) and Ibolya (Imre).
Grandpa of Barbara (Michael), Matthew (Rosanna), Gabriella(Allan) and Jim. Great-Grandpa to Angelica, Emma, Nathan, Evelyn, Owen and Sam. Lajos was born in the former Yugoslavia and married Maria in 1944.
He immigrated with his young family to Canada in 1966 and made their home in Pickering. Lajos was a talented cabinet maker and did this until he retired. As a hobby, Lajos would fix bicycles and give them away to the local children.
Maria and Lajos loved to travel and went to the old country to visit as well as to Austrailia to see Maria's sister and her family there.
Visitation will be held at the McEACHNIE FUNERAL HOME, 28 Old Kingston Rd., Ajax (905-428-8488) on Sunday, December 15 from 2:00 - 5:00 pm.
A Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel of the Funeral Home on Monday, December 16 at 1:00 pm. Lajos will be laid to rest in Erskine Cemetery, Pickering.
(Longtime member of UCW and Chaplain Services of Simcoe Street United Church and Rebekkah Lodge #3)
Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Whitby, on Thursday, December 12, 2013 in her 91st year, after enjoying an evening of Christmas Carols.
Beloved wife of the late Morley Genge.
Loving mother of Norma and her husband the late Maxwell Coffey, Harold and his wife Paulette, Brian and his wife Georgia. Devoted grandma to Bob (Kathy) Clark, Monique Genge, Laura Berry, Andrew Genge, Jane Genge and great-grandma to Serena, James, Samantha, Amanda, Jocelyn, Cameron, Christian and great-great-grandma to Nevaeh.
Predeceased by her parents Emma and William Hambly and her brothers and sisters Elsie Crawford, Daisy Genge, George, Wilfred, Edwin, Melvin, Earl, Norman, Raymond, Harold, Eunice, Arlene, Adeline, Walter and Marion Hambly.
Lovingly remembered by her many nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends may call at McINTOSH-ANDERSON-KELLAM FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King Street East, Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Tuesday, December 17th from 10:00 am until time of service in the chapel at 11:00 am.
Peacefully at home surrounded by family on Thursday, December 12, 2013 in her 44th year.
Loving wife of Steven for 13 years. Adoring mother of Blake and Cody.
Loving daughter to Ronald and Elaine. Treasured sister of Mary Lynne and Stuart Mason, Roy Ford and Glenn Ford. Gail will be deeply missed by extended family and friends.
Gail had a love of animals especially dogs. On her time off she enjoyed volunteering at animal shelters.
Relatives and friends may call at McINTOSH-ANDERSON-KELLAM FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King Street East, Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Tuesday, December 17th from 2:00 pm until time of memorial service in the chapel at 3:00 pm.
Donations made in memory of Gail payable to the Blake and Cody Spencer Education Trust or the Canadian Cancer Society or a CHARITY of choice would be appreciated.
Passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 12, 2013 at the age of 76 years, with family by his side.
Throughout his illness he maintained his sense of humour, enjoying each day with his family and friends.
Beloved husband of Nina for 52 years. Much loved father of Jill (Tony), Doriana (Chris), Claudia (Walter) and Franca (Frank). Amazing Nonno of Andrew, Stephanie, Gabriella, Kevin, Robert, Stephen, Jonathan, Julia and Samantha.
Survived by his siblings Rosario (Gilda), Domenico and Franca. Predeceased by his sister Luisa, brother-in-law Francesco Bruno and sister-in-law Maria Spina. Loving Zio to his many nephews and nieces.
Our sincere thanks to Doctors Chiu, Wu, Gupta and Devost. We would also like to acknowledge the compassionate staff at the Lakeridge Health Cancer Centre and Palliative Care Unit 4F.
Visitation will be held at OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) on Saturday, December 14th from 7 – 9 p.m. and Sunday, December 15th from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 p.m. Prayers on Sunday at 3:00 p.m.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Holy Family Catholic Church, (91 Ribblesdale Dr., Whitby) on Monday, December 16th at 10:30 a.m. Entombment to follow at ResurrectionCemetery.
Donations may be made to the Lakeridge Health Supportive Care Unit 4F, c/o Lakeridge Health Foundation.
Passed away peacefully at Extendicare Nursing Home on Wednesday December 11, 2013 at the age of 88.
Beloved wife of the late Mieczyslaw Bartosik (1998).
Loving mother of Michael and his wife Mary and predeceased by her daughter Donna Paciga. Cherished babcza of Ric and his wife Amanda, Chris and his wife Bridget, Mathew and his wife Rosalind and her great grandchildren Richard, Mia, Samantha, Paige and Nathan.
Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa on Thursday December 12th from 7-9 pm. Evening prayers will be at 7 pm.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Hedwig’s Roman Catholic Church (411 Olive Ave, Oshawa) on Friday December 13th at 11 am.
Interment Resurrection Cemetery.
Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
Peacefully with family by his side at Traditions of Durham on Wednesday, December 11th, 2013 at 92 years of age.
Beloved husband of Carlotta for 69 years. Loving father of Randy and his wife Marjorie.
He will be sadly missed by his grandchildren Sean and his wife Kelly and Carla and her husband Daniel. Predeceased by his sisters Olive, Muriel and Lyla. He will be fondly remembered by his nephews Prior and Derwyn Smith and their families.
Visitation will be held at the OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) on Thursday, December 19th from 10:00 a.m. until time of Funeral Service in the Chapel at 11:00 a.m.
Passed away peacefully, in her home, with her family by her side on Wednesday December 11, 2013 at the age of 59.
Beloved wife of Al Sawa.
Loving mother of Kyle & Rena Walters, Scott & Marie Sawa, Shane & Erin Sawa, and Rob & Shannon Fearon.
Cherished Grandmother of Lawson, Taylor, Hadleigh and Olivia.
There will be a Memorial Gathering to celebrate Hazel’s life on Sunday, December 15, 2013 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm at the DESTEFANO FUNERAL HOME “Aviation Lounge”, 1289 Keith Ross Drive, Oshawa, ON (just east of Thornton Road on the South side of Taunton Road), 905-440-3595.
Memorial donations in memory of Hazel can be made to Hearth Place Cancer Support Center.
Peacefully passed away with his family by his side on Wednesday December 11, 2013.
He is survived by his wife Elaine, son Richard (Suzanne) and daughter Patricia (Matt) and grandchildren Connor, Lauren and Brendan and by his siblings Eileen, Colleen and Mickey.
Visitation at BARNES MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 5295 Thickson Rd. N. (just north of Taunton Rd.) Whitby (905-655-3662) on Saturday December 21st from 11:00 a.m. until time of service to follow in the Barnes Chapel Saturday at 12 Noon.
In memory of Patrick, donations made to your CHARITY of your choice would be appreciated.
Peacefully, on Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at the Community Nursing Home in Port Perry, at age 103.
Doris (nee Nesbitt), beloved wife of the late Murray Williams of Port Perry.
Loved mother of Jeanne (deceased), and her husband Ted Culp (deceased), John Williams and his wife Nancy of Ashburn and Grant Williams and his wife Debbie of Markham. Loving grandmother of Jerry Jackman, Janice Jackman (deceased), Jim Jackman, Joe Jackman and his wife Cara, Janna Williams and Tyler Williams and great grandmother of Gavin, Jaxen, Adam, Kyla and Sam.
Service to celebrate her life will be held in Port Perry on Friday, December 13th. Interment, Prince Albert.
If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Port Perry Community Nursing Home Activity Fund.
(Retired from General Motors and former usher at the Civic Auditorium)
Peacefully at Rouge Valley Health Care, Ajax on Tuesday, December 10th, 2013, at 83 years of age.
Beloved husband of June for 51 years.
Devoted father of Gary and Lisa. Loving grandfather of Desiree, Candice and Jason Stinson, and Nicole and Tyler Gallant. Loving great grandfather of Sadie and Aria and he joins his great grandsons Owen and Noah in heaven. He will be fondly remembered by his many brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews, friends and his fury friends.
Visitation will be held at the OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME,847 King Street West (905-721-1234) on Friday, December 13th from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 p.m.
Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Saturday, December 14th at 11:00 a.m. Cremation to follow.
Memorial donations to the Humane Society of Durham Region would be appreciated.
Peacefully, at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Tuesday, December 10th, 2013, Kathleen May (Kay) Holbrook (nee Weeks), in her 94th year.
Beloved wife of the late Gordon Edward Holbrook.
Dear mother of Judith (Jerry Manilla) of Oshawa, Lynda of Brechin, and Deborah (Garth Johns) of Oshawa. Lovingly remembered by her seven grandchildren, Christine (Adam Fraser), Laura (John McLeod), Lee Simpson (Michelle), Jay Simpson, Julie Johns, Andrea (Douglas Short) and Heather Johns (Phil Walsh). Dear great grandmother to Nathan and Emily Fraser; Megan and Gavin McLeod; Zachary and Lauren Simpson; Connor and Calvin Simpson; Chad Andress; Meredith and Keaton Short.
Predeceased by her brother Aubrey Weeks and her sister Irene Hallowell. Kay was an avid 5 pin bowler, and bowled in the TV Ladies League for over 55 years.
At her request there will be a Private Family Service.
Peacefully at Bowmanville Lakeridge Health on Tuesday December 10th.
Predeceased by her husband Woodrow.
Beloved mother to Kim (Chris), Kelly (Travis), Chris (Kathy), and Todd. Dear sister to Deanna, Gail (Barry), Ted (Rose) and Chris (Denise). Loving Nanny to Mindy, Steven, Ryan, Cory and Hayden. Great-nanny to Owen, Jayden, and Nolan. Joan will be greatly missed by her many friends and family.
Peacefully, after a lengthy illness, on Tuesday, December 10, 2013, at the Lakeridge Health Centre in Port Perry, at age 77.
Manson Woods, beloved husband of Joan (nee Larocque) of Port Perry.
Loving father of Brent Woods of Oshawa, Dale Woods and his wife Pina Sorace of Vancouver, Brenda and her husband Fred Haines of Port Perry, and Lorie Hartung of Oshawa. Loved grandfather of Aaron, Haley, Victoria, Alex, Matthew, Joshua, Dylan, Tori, Breanna, and Shannon.
Pre deceased by his brother Howard Wood.
Private funeral arrangements.
If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Port Perry Hospital Foundation.
With her family by her side at Hillsdale Estates on Monday, December 9, 2013, in her 90th year.
Beloved wife of the late Arthur Albert (Jack) Cross.
Loving mother of John and his wife Kim. She will be fondly remembered by her grandchildren Amanda, Blake and his wife Laura, Brock, Drew, her step-grandchildren Susan, Larry and Keith, and her great granddaughter Elena.
Visitation will be held at the OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) on Friday, December 13th from 6:00 p.m. until time of Funeral Service in the Chapel at 7:00 p.m.
Private family interment at HighlandMemoryGardens, Toronto.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
Passed away peacefully on Monday, December 9th, 2013 at the age of 93 at Port Perry Nursing Home.
Arnold was a WW11 Veteran with the Irish Regiment of Canada.
He proudly served 5 years in the European Campaign. Member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 43 for 48 years. He is survived by his beloved wife and best friend Theresa for 72 years.
Loving father of Catherine (Michael). Predeceased by sons Ernie and Richard. Proud “Papa” of 8 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren and 4 great great grandchildren. A devoted family man Arnold always enjoyed his sports (hockey and CFL football) and of course, summers at the cottage in Gravenhurst. Those who knew Arny will remember him for his great sense of humour, and his easy going manner – he will be truly missed.
A special thank you to the PSW’S, RN’S and staff of Port Perry Nursing Home for all the care and love they gave to Arnold and his family.
Visitation will be held at OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) on Saturday, December 14th from 11:00 a.m. until time of the Celebration of Life in the Chapel at 1:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations will be gratefully accepted for the Salvation Army or CHARITY of your choice.
Peacefully at Hillsdale Terraces, Oshawa on Monday, December 9th, 2013.
Doris, in her 95th year.
Beloved wife of the late Harry McKee.
Loving mother of David of Oshawa, Jayne and husband Mark Sheriff of Whitby, the late Janice and husband Tom Ansell of Oshawa. Dear grandmother of David and wife Jaime, Tracey, Candice, Troy, Katie and Nicole. Great-grandmother of James, Brin and Piper.
Relatives and friends may call at McINTOSH-ANDERSON-KELLAM FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Thursday, December 12th, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. until service time in the funeral home chapel at 11:00 a.m.
Family will attend a private interment service for Doris at St. John’sCemetery in Blackstock.
Donations in memory of Doris may be made to the Parkinson Foundation.
(Employee of General Motors for 35.2 years and Member of the CAW)
Peacefully at Hillsdale Estates on Monday, December 9th, 2013 at 85 years of age.
Beloved husband of Joy (nee Sykes) for 61 years.
Loving father of Linda Broll and her husband Bob, Terry Wilson and his wife Debbie, Cindy Lynch and her husband Chris, and predeceased by his two sons Donnie and Bobby. He will be sadly missed by his grandchildren Shelly, Michael, Jason, Tasha, Kristy, Ryan, Kyle, Cory and Mandy, and his great grandchildren Brayden, Summer, Evelynn, Charlotte, Emerson and Bennett. Dear brother of Harvey and Dorothy.
Predeceased by five sisters and two brothers. He will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews and friends.
A special thank you to all the nurses and support staff of the 4th floor, Strawberry Fields, Hillsdale Estates for their amazing care of Roy.
A private family service was held at the OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) on Thursday, December 12th.
It is with great sadness the family announces the peaceful passing of Mary on Sunday, December 8, 2013, at Sunnycrest Nursing Home surrounded by her family.
Predeceased by her late husband Steve (1996).
Survived by her daughter Irene Lewis (Dick) of Brockville, Elsie Swerdfeger (Wayne) of Courtice, and Terry Bogucki (Irene) of Oshawa, as well her brother Steve Bobyk (Florence) of Toronto.
Mary was the eldest of seven children born to Matthew and Ann Bobyk (nee: Sas). She is predeceased by her brothers; John, Mike, Peter, Bill, and sister; Kay (Latta).
Born in Montreal on December 15, 1917, Mary spent her childhood growing up in Sydney, Nova Scotia where she attended Sacred Heart Academy. She then moved to Creighton Mines, Ontario, where she met and married Joe Poloz who passed away in a mining accident. Mary then moved to Oshawa, Ontario, and worked in the sewing department of General Motors until she met Steve. They married in 1948.
Mary is a proud Baba of Nicholas and Kristen Swerdfeger, Jennifer and Stephanie Bogucki.
A faithful parishioner of St. George the Great Martyr Ukrainian Catholic Church in Oshawa and long life member of the Ukrainian Catholic Women’s League in Oshawa. She received the Ontario Volunteer Service award for 50+ years of service to her Church and the LVIV hall.
Mary was shown compassion and care by the devoted and caring staff at Sunnycrest Nursing Home for 5 years, and truly enjoyed attending numerous activities planned by the staff, especially the church services every Sunday afternoon.
Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME 124 King Street East, Oshawa, for Visitation on Tuesday December 10th from 2pm until 4pm & 7pm until 9pm, with Panachyda at 7:30pm.
was born on July 6, 1918 and died peacefully in the hospital on December 8th, 2013.
She was a dental assistant in Oshawa for many years and later a GM employee.
She was pre-deceased by her husband, Emerson Chant, and by her brother, Harry Lawrence, both former GM employees. She is survived by her loving daughter Patricia (Gail) Jardine (Nee McNicol) and son-in-law, David Jardine, both from Bragg Creek, Alberta, her loving grandson Eric Henry Lawrence Jardine of Kingston, Ontario, and her sister-in-law, Violet Lawrence.
Sincere love, best wishes and thanks to her first cousins, Marilyn and Jim Mitchell, and to other friends, for their active care during Dorothy’s hospital stay.
Please consider contributions to the Canadian Diabetes Association in lieu of flowers.
Passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side on Sunday, December 8th, 2013 at Butternut Manor, Uxbridge in her 100th year.
Predeceased by her husband Vern (2001).
Cherished mother of Noreen (Dick) Taylor, and Jack (Glenna) Feir. Dear Grandmother to Paul (Jody), Michele (Terry), Rob (Sam), Larry (Tina) and Sue (Jim); Great-Grandmother to Jason, Chris, Jenn, Eden and Aria; and Great-great-Grandmother to David, Jace and Jude.
Predeceased by her brothers King, Hec and Vince Otto, her Great-grandson Steven (2005), and by her brother-in-law Carl and sisters-in-law Gladys, Grace and Ruth. Carla will also be missed by sisters-in-law Lillian, Aileen and Jean.
A private family interment will take place in Lindsay where Carla will be laid to rest with her husband Vern.