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Graham KennethGRAHAM, Kenneth "Kenny"  - We sadly announce the peaceful passing of World War II veteran (RCAF pilot) Kenneth Graham at age 94 at Extendicare Rouge Valley in Scarborough, Ontario on October 17.

He will be greatly missed by his children Jim (Linda), Ron (Lori), Donna (Jim) and Gary (Irena), his grandchildren Trellawny (Julien), Lisa (Luke), Nick, Jenna (Derek) and David, his great grandchildren Iver and Ayla and his sister Audrey (Bruce) and nieces and nephews. Special thanks to Nelia.

A long time ACTRA member, Kenny began his on-air radio career in 1939 at the age of 16.


ROSS, Louise Catherine Tapper  - (March 17, 1915 - October 16, 2017) - 

Kind, active, loving, giving, creative and grateful are just some of the attributes that made up Louise's personality throughout her 102+ years.

Louise was the eldest of 7.


Shaw EthelSHAW, Ethel  - (May 31, 1928 – October 16, 2017) - 

Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 16, 2017.

Beloved wife of Maynard “Bud” Shaw for 67 years.

Loving mom of Patricia (late Rob), Judy, and Jane (Phil). Cherished grandma of James, Katie (Rob), Matthew, and Kenzie.

Dear sister of Beth and Millie. Ethel will also be dearly missed by her extended family and friends.


Spicer JeanSPICER, Jean Catherine  - (June 6, 1928 - October 16, 2017) - 

In celebrating the life of Jean Catherine Spicer who passed away on Monday, October 16th, 2017 at the age of 89.

Loving wife, mother, grandmother, neighbour and friend.

Jean is survived by her children Richard Spicer, Donna Spicer, Eric Spicer and predeceased by her son Ron Spicer.


Breen MarthaBREEN, Martha Sybil (nee Wilson)  - December 15, 1938 – October 15, 2017

Born December 15th, 1938 passed away peacefully at the age of 78 on October 15th, 2017 with her daughters Kimberley Thompson (nee Breen) and Dannielle Breen (Mark Groves) by her bedside.

Martha was cherished by her grandchildren Jessica Mary Thompson and Liam James Breen-Groves.

She was predeceased by husband James Douglas Breen, her brother Rev. Donald Wilson (Margaret Wilson), her sister Jean Lewis (Ronald Lewis), her mother Helen Wilson (Richardson) and father Alec Wilson.


Moody FlorenceMOODY, Florence Victoria  - Peacefully at ThorntonView Long-term Care, Oshawa on Sunday, October 15th, 2017. 

Florence, in her 104th year.

Beloved wife of the late Lloyd Moody (2002).

Loving mother of Jacqueline Roberts of Kitchener and of the late Marlene Moffat.

Dear grandmother of John, David, Stephen and Laurence.  


Morris FrederickMORRIS, Frederick Francis - (June 22, 1932 - October 15, 2017)  

(Retired Employee of 42 Years Service with G.M. Canada) ...DurhamObituaries.com...

After a brief illness, with his family by his side, at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Sunday, October 15th, 2017 at 85 years of age.

Beloved husband of Donna for 59 years.

Loving father of Lori Russo and her husband Sam, Stephen Morris, and Tracey Lakovnik and her husband Paul.


Pemberton WarrenPEMBERTON, Warren Frederick  -  Passed away peacefully on Sunday October 15, 2017 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa at the age of 76.

Beloved husband of Jennifer for 43 years.

Devoted father of Laurie (Shane Jones), Dwayne (Sandra), Christine, David (Melissa), Deana (Randy Gardner), Andrea, Blaine (Rohanee), and Bonnie (Carl Aube).


Lengauer ElizabethLENGAUER, Elizabeth 'Betty' (nee Haydl) – Passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, October 15th, 2017.

Betty Lengauer, in her 86th year, was predeceased by her husband Frederick (1982).

Beloved mother of Randolph & his wife the late Brenda (2017).

Predeceased by her son Frederick Jr (2014).


Baker ArthurBAKER, Arthur Ira  - Promoted to Glory on October 15, 2017.

Beloved husband of the late Ruth (2010).

Loving father of Kevin (Lisa) and Heidi.

Cherished grampa of Melissa and Jonathan.

Arthur will be lovingly remembered as “Grampa Baker” and “Uncle Art” to his extended family, including family in Ontario, Saskatchewan, and Sweden.


Ewell BeverlyEWELL, Beverly Anne (nee Fox)  – 1961 - 2017  It is with heavy hearts we announce the sudden passing on Sunday, October 15th, 2017, of a wonderful wife, mother, daughter, sister, nanny and dear friend to many.

Bev will always be remembered for her kindness, generosity and for her love and devotion to all.

Loving wife to the late Derek Ewell.

Cherished mother to Krista Lowell (Jim). Very proud nanny of Trenton (the sunshine of her life).


OConnor HughO’CONNOR, Hugh  - Passed away peacefully on October 15, 2017.

Beloved husband of the late Helen.

Loving father of Wayne (Cindy), Rick (Sandra) and Dan (Lora).

Cherished grandpa of Lisa, Michelle (Steve), Brad (Liisa), Cory (Ian), Kristine and great grandpa of Liam.

Dear brother of Roy, John, Thomas & Winnifred brother-in-law of Carol. Dear uncle of Gary (Sharon) and Tim.


Weber LotharWEBER, Lothar Ewald  - Octorber 25, 1936 - October 14, 2017

Larry passed away peacefully at home with his loving wife, Nancy (nee Riley) of 35 years, his loving daughter, Cindy and Doug Jackson, and his caring granddaughter, Megan and Chris by his side. 

He also leaves his daughter Heidi (Dan) Weber-Kohn.  Proud stepfather to his loving sons and their families: Craig (Jane) Noakes and Kevin (Nicola Scott) Noakes. 

Missed immensely by his treasured grandchildren: Angellica, Christopher, Peter, Robert, Megan, Mallory and special Grandpa Larry to James, Jillienn and Ella.


MacDonald BrendaMacDONALD, Brenda Mary (nee McErlain)  - Born in Toronto on April 21, 1933. Passed on October 14, 2017.

Family and friends will be received at the McEACHNIE FUNERAL HOME, 28 Old Kingston Rd, Pickering Village, (Ajax), 905 428-8488 on Thursday, October 19, 2017 from 7 to 9 p.m.

and on Friday, October 20, 2017 from 4 to 9 p.m.


Deschenes GeraldDESCHENES, Gerald Richard 'Gerry' - (1945 – 2017) - (I.A.T.S.E. Local 87)

Following a battle with cancer, Gerry passed with dignity and grace on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at the age of 72.

He is the beloved husband of Beth Richardson, cherished brother of Claude Deschenes and son of the late Juliette and DonatDeschenes.

Loving son-in-law of John & Eleanor Richardson, and dear brother-in-law of Dawn Richardson and Murray Richardson (Bonnie).


Hodgson EvelynHODGSON, Evelyn Vera  - Evelyn, in her 97th year, passed away peacefully at Hillsdale Terraces, Oshawa on Saturday, October 14th, 2017.  ...DurhamObituaries.com...

Beloved wife of the late Norman Hodgson. Loving mother of Brian and wife Linda of Oshawa.

Dear grandmother of David and wife Melanie; Keith and wife Crystal. Great-grandmother of Jessica, Christina and Benjamin.

Remembered sister of Erline Alexander and the late Bernice Winstanley and the late Ralph Hopkins.


DRANSKI, Zdzislaw  - Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa with family by his side on October 13, 2017 at the age of 84.

Beloved husband to Alina. Dear brother of Kaz (Halina) and the late John (Jackie).


Sharples DoreenSHARPLES, Doreen Pauline  - With her family by her side at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, Doreen's book of life closed on Friday, October 13, 2017 at age 79.

Beloved wife of the late Norman Sharples and Victor Skorobohach.

Loving mother of Chris, Janice (Brent MacDougall) and the late Jeffrey.

Proud Grammie of Tyler (Samantha), Megan (Jacob), Courtney (Jon) and GG of Owen, Liam and Emily. Doreen will be lovingly remembered by her family and friends.


Barker BrendaBARKER, Brenda  - (May 17, 1931 - October 13, 2017) - 

Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Friday, October 13th, 2017 at 86 years of age.

Beloved wife of the late Alec Barker. Loving mother of Glenn (Donna) and Gary (Loretta).

Cherished Nana of five grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Fondly remembered by her extended family and friends.  


Hall LorraineHALL, Lorraine Isobel 'Mickey'  - (Lived April 4, 1926 to October 13, 2017) - 

Mickey passed peacefully in Lakeridge Health at the age of 91 with her son by her side.

Beloved wife of the late Robert Hall. Loving mother of Gary (Carol) and the late Robert (Pat).

Wonderful grandmother of Breanna, Trisha-Lee and Cory (Una). Great-grandmother of Dyme and Axis.

Predeceased by her brother Norman McBrien.


Lorenze MichaelLORENZ, Michael  - (January 16, 1929 - October 13, 2017) - 

Passed away peacefully at Hillsdale Terraces on Friday, October 13th, 2017 at 88 years of age.

Beloved husband of the late Helene (nee Grager).

Loving father of Garry and Werner and his wife Debbie.  Fondly remembered by his grandsons Aaron, Matthew and Wesley.

Michael was the last of his siblings, predeceased by his sisters Anna and Rose.


Roda SarbansRODA, Sarbans Singh  - (January 10, 1934 - October 13, 2017)

It is with deep sadness that we say goodbye to our beloved Grandfather, Father, Brother and Friend, Sarbans Singh Roda Ji who departed peacfully for his heavenly journey on Friday, October 13, 2017 at Scarborough Centenary Hospital with his son by his side.


Cormier IsabelCORMIER, Isabel Veronika  – Peacefully at Lakeridge Health-Oshawa, on Friday October 13, 2017, in her 66th year.

Beloved wife of late Livain J. Cormier.   ...DurhamObituaries.com...

Loved mother of Serina Cormier (Neave), and Rick Cormier.

Cherished grandmother to Dallas, Marlee, Alex, Jensen and Joshua.

Dear sister to Irene Cormier, Jerry Bober, Eddy Bober and Izydor Sztajdocher.


MacLeod DonaldMacLEOD, Donald Eric  - Passed away on October 13, 2017 at his home in Oshawa.

He will be greatly missed by his brother David Macleod (Beth) and nephews Ian (Kelli) and Jamie Macleod (Norah), grand-nieces Abigail and Eliza.  ...DurhamObituaries.com...

He is also mourned by friends and associates in the Back Door Mission. Donald is predeceased by his parents Irving and Margaret Macleod and aunt Eleanor Sanderson.


Eades MichaelEADES, Michael John - Passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Friday, October 13th, 2017 at the age of 48 years.

Beloved husband of Tina (nee Pritchard). Loving father of Grayden and Nolan. ...DurhamObituaries.com...

Dear brother of Jeff and his wife Shona. Uncle of Colin, Carson, and Julia. Loving son of the late Thomas and Diane Eades.

Will be missed by his aunt and uncle Margaret and Irv Horton and cousins Cynthia (Cam), Catharine (Michael), Brock (Holly) and his stepmother Patricia Eades.


Gillespie GraceGILLESPIE, Grace (nee Butler)  - Passed away peacefully, with family by her side, at Peterborough Regional Health Centre on October 13th, 2017 in her 90th year.   ...DurhamObituaries.com...

Beloved wife of the late Bruce Williams (1987), and the late Percy Gillespie (2009).

Loving mother of Carolyn Sellers (Tom Chamberlain) and Victoria Thompson.

Proud grandmother of Mark Sellers (Brandie), Kim Booth (Chris), Jim Thompson (Michelle), Sean Thompson, the late Tamara Thompson, and Shannon Thompson.