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Robinson RobertROBINSON, Robert Alexander (Alex) - (Retired employee of Bell Canada; Member of Parkwood Lodge and Treasurer Emeritus of Oshawa and District Shrine Club)

Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Saturday September 1, 2018, in his 85th year.

Dearly beloved husband of Elinor for over 60 years.

Loving father of Heather Menechian (Noubar), and Ian.

MARTIN, James Gilchrist Martin  - (Veteran WWII Royal Canadian Army First Canadian Paratroop Battalion) - 

Age 92 years.  Passed away suddenly at home on Saturday September 1, 2018

Beloved husband of the late Audrey Martin. Loving father of Maureen (Sydney) Highgate, Kenneth Martin and Wayne Martin and predeceased by his son Paul Martin. 

BUNTING, Bernadette “Bunny”  - Went home to be with her husband, Fred on September 1, 2018.

Loving mother of Martin (Pat), Marie, Michael (Dianne) and predeceased by sons Richard, Bill and son-in-law Karl.

Houghton PaulaHOUGHTON, Paula Lee (nee Harrison) - After a courageous fight with leukemia, Paula, surrounded by her loving family, peacefully passed away on Saturday, September 1, 2018 at Princess Margaret Hospital at age 56.

Beloved wife of Don for 34 years.

Loving mother of Matthew (Christina) and Bryant (Jamey), and her beloved dog Spike.

Paula was anxiously awaiting the arrival of her two grandchildren.

KNAPP, Oliver “Jr”   - (Retired from General Motors Oshawa)  It is with deep sadness that the family announces the passing of Oliver “Jr” Knapp.

He passed on Saturday September 1st, 2018 at the age of 88.

Gilkes WilliamGILKES, William Ronald  - August 16, 1926September 1, 2018

Peacefully at The Wynfield on Saturday, September 1st, 2018 at 92 years of age.

Beloved husband of the late Mary Gilkes.

Father of Donna and the late Louise.

He will be fondly remembered by his son-in-law Manuel O’Quinn and his wife Kate and dear friends Betty Lou and Jude Cassidy.


Kay FayleneKAY, Faylene (nee Nickerson)  - Faylene Kay passed away peacefully on September 1st, 2018 in the company of her family at Lakeridge Hospital in Oshawa in her 92nd year. She is predeceased by her loving husband, Arthur Kay.

She will be dearly missed by her daughters Sharon (David) and Debra (Peter), her granddaughters, Lynn, Jessalyn, Erin, and Allison and her great grandson Colton, as well as by her brother John Nickerson (Joyce).

Predeceased by her parents Judson and Mina Nickerson and her siblings Don Nickerson and Violet O’Neil and her niece Sharon.

SCARTH, Norman - Longtime member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #43, as well as a veteran of the British Forces.

Born in England, September 19, 1938, passed away in Oshawa August 31, 2018.

Passed away peacefully Friday, August 31, 2018 at the Lakeridge Health Oshawa in his 80th year.

ABERNETHY, Douglas - Veteran WWII – Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps.

Passed away at Hillsdale Terraces on Friday, August 31, 2018, at the age of 93.

Loving husband of the late Kathleen “Peggy” Abernethy.

DENNIS, Charles 'Charlie' Sr.  - It is with broken hearts that we announce the passing of Charles on August 31, 2018.

He came to Canada, alone, as an 18 year old and built a beautiful life.

BRAWN, Lloyd  - (WW II Veteran)  Peacefully, with his family by his side, on Friday, August 31, 2018, at the Markham-Stouffville Hospital, at age 93.

Lloyd Brawn formerly of Epsom, beloved husband of the late Jennie (Bushby).

Tessier MauriceTESSIER, Maurice Joseph February 2, 1935August 31, 2018

(Retired employee of General Motors Canada)  Peacefully passed away at home with family by his side on Friday August 31, 2018 in his 84th year.

Dearly beloved husband of the late Lenora.

Loving father of Michelle Sherwood (Rick) and Doug Tessier.

Cherished grandpa of Olivia and Reese.

BROWN, Daniel James  - Passed peacefully at Hospice Cornwall on Friday August 31st, 2018 at the age of 66 surrounded by his family.

Very special friend of 35 years to Lisette Champagne.

SMITH, Charles Watt Cowie 'Sam'   - Passed peacefully on Friday August 31st, 2018 at the age of 80 at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville.

Beloved husband of the late Wilma Smith (nee: Sharp).

Loving and caring father to Ian Smith (Christina) and Jeanette Ford (Bradley).

Jordan FredaJORDAN, Freda Irene  - November 30, 1941August 31, 2018

Surrounded by her family Freda passed away peacefully on Friday August 31, 2018 at Lakridge Health Oshawa in her 77th year.

Beloved mother of Joanne (Don) Smith, Jean (Steve) Mullan, Don (Donna Marie) Jordan, Joyce Jordan, Darlene Harding (Martin).

Dear Grandma of Kyle, Jeremy, Rebecca, Brendan, Heather, Tom, Cole, and Kobe.

BEAULIEU, Oscar - (Army Veteran of the Korean War) - 

Peacefully on Friday August 31, 2018 passed away at the age 87.

Oscar will be deeply missed by his loving wife Lise of 60 years.