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Ring KarlRING, Karl Everson - (Retired employee of General Motors of Canada)

Peacefully at Warkworth Place Nursing Home on Wednesday July 5, 2017 at the age of 103.

Predeceased by his loving wife Edith, parents Frances and Lloyd Ring, sisters Vivian (Ercell) Nickerson, Helen (Don) Prosser, Irma Ring and brother Selwyn (Pauline) Ring.

Loving father of Theodore “Ted” and his wife Faye Ring.

Devoted grandfather to Julie Ring and her husband Phil Rubin, Linda Ring and her husband Craig Farrington and Glenn Ring and his wife Carla and great grandfather to Connor, Aidan, Madison and Daniel.

Will be lovingly remembered by his many nieces and nephews and their families.


Freker GeraldFREKER, Gerald Joseph “Gerry”  - Called home by his Lord and Saviour on July 4, 2017 at the age of 93.

Loving brother of Theresa.

Predeceased by his parents John and Rose Freker and by his siblings Frank, Rita, Margaret, and Hank.

Loving friend of Mary, Carla and Giacomo.

Fondly remembered by several nieces, nephews and friends.


Bryans PhyllisBRYANS, Phyllis June (nee Brownson)  - January 28, 1932 - July 4, 2017

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Phyllis (Phyl) on July 4, 2017.

Dearest daughter of the late Philip and Lillie Brownson, beloved wife of Lorne for 65 years, and cherished mother of Heather (Carolyn), Phyl will be deeply missed.

Remembered for her strong and independent spirit and her passion for cooking, sewing, and gardening, Phyl will be forever in our hearts.


HENDERSON, Ronald John   - passed peacefully on Tuesday July 4th 2017 after a lengthy illness at Temiskaming Hospital (New Liskeard).

Beloved son of Trueman and Olive Henderson of Newcastle.


Gauley TammyGAULEY, Tammy Ellen  - (February 3, 1962 - July 4, 2017) - 

It is with heavy hearts and saddened to announce the passing of our mother Tammy, on Tuesday, July 4th, 2017.

Tammy passed peacefully at Lakeridge Health – Oshawa surrounded by her loving family at the age of 55.

Survived by her best friend and soulmate Clayton Goode.

Loving mother of Dayna Hubelit and Bradley Gauley Goode.


SHIER, Margaret  - Peacefully, on Tuesday, July 4, 2017, at Kawartha Lakes Extendicare in Lindsay, at age 81.

Marg (nee Roberts), beloved wife of the late Ken Shier of Cannington.

Loving mother of Kelly and her husband Neil Brogan of Ajax, and Tracy and her husband Rick Flindall of Little Britain.


WHITTICK, Teena Dawn - Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, on July 3, at the age of 63.

Predeceased by her father William George Whittick, her mother Clara Prudence Whittick, and her brother, Jack Paul Whittick.

Survived by her brothers Rick and Earl Whittick.



Korosky StellaKOROSKY, Stella - Affectionately called Tassie by family and friends, went home peacefully to the Lord on Monday July 3, 2017 in her 93rd year.

Beloved wife of the late Henry Korosky.

Loving aunt of Jimmy Lakas, Marcia (Rich) Richter, Danny Lakas, David (Pam) Lakas.

Cherished great aunt of 8 great nieces and nephews and their families.

Pre-deceased by her parents and siblings.

Tassie will forever be in our hearts, always remembered for her loving generous spirit.


Strikwerda AnnSTRIKWERDA, Ann   - In God’s wisdom and in His timing, God suddenly called our mother home on Monday, July 3, 2017, in her 76th year.

Beloved wife of the late Jim Strikwerda.

Loved mother of Michael Van Zalen (Benita), Kim Bakker (Dave), and John Van Zalen (Michele).

Loved step-mother of Jack Strikwerda (Audrey), Sandra Venema (Wilf) and Carolyn Hyma (John). Cherished Beppe of 18 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

Dear sister of Grace Leyenhorst and Henk Woelinga.


MATTHEWS, Shirley Ann - Peacefully at home on Monday July 3, 2017.

Beloved daughter of Johann and Roger Matthews.

Dear mother of Natasha Ferguson, Ashley Scolin and Matthew Ferguson.

Grandmother to Serenity, Hunter, Raelynn, Jewel-Lee and Matthew.


Ross WesleyROSS, Wesley “Wes” Graham  - Peacefully at Hillsdale Estates, Oshawa Ontario on Monday July 3rd, 2017.

Wes, is his 95th year.

Predeceased by his father Robert Ross and mother Edith Campbell, brother Havelock Ross and step sister Nora Dea.

He leaves to mourn his nieces Edith Loisel, Eileen Cyr, Shirley (Earl) Gallon, Lorna Rejas, Leila (Norman) Dowland, Kenneth (Olivia) Ross and their families.


Scarlett JoshuaSCARLETT, Joshua  - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Joshua Scarlett on July 3, 2017 at the age of 91.

Beloved husband of Norma Scarlett for 43 wonderful years. Loving father to Pauline, Norma, Adrian, Stephanie, Zion, Jasmin, and Courtney, as well as 11 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.

A devout Christian, Josh exuded selfless love and care towards all. He was a well-respected, hard-working man of strong faith.

He will be remembered as a mighty man of God who impacted many people with his powerful, soul-stirring prayers.


Drumm RaymondDRUMM, Raymond Nathan - We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of our father Ray while under the care and compassion of the team at Hillsdale Terraces "Rose Garden," Oshawa on Sunday, July 2, 2017, in his 92nd year.

Beloved husband of the late Jean for 57 years.

Loving father of Beverley (Ken Richardson), Paul, Dianne (Brad Hyde) and James (Kathy).

Cherished grandfather of Eric, Kaitlyn (Gord La Porte), Stephen, Christopher, Heather (Liam Doorly), Laura (Rob Gould), Alan, Sarah, Rory, Scott, and Nathan.Great grandfather to six.


Atkinson JacquelineATKINSON, Jacqueline, "Beano" (nee Pigeau)  - After a courageous battle with cancer, at home with her family by her side on Sunday July 2, 2017, Beano was called home to be with her husband and best friend Murray Sr. at the age of 62.

She is survived by her two sons Murray Jr. (Jody), and Mark (Sarah), and one very special grandson Quinnton.

Dear sister of Bill (Debbie), Peter (Judy), Paul (Therese), Reggie, Glenda Sheilds, and Helen Dunlop.


WALLACE, Leonard Wallace  - Peacefully, on Sunday, July 2, 2017 at the Extendicare Nursing Home in Port Hope, at age 80.

Leonard Wallace will be missed by his sweetheart Gwen (nee Wagg).

Loved father of Heather Sturman (Bill), Judy McEachern, Ron Wallace (Kelly), Stan Wallace (Martine) and Sharon Treleaven (Steve).


Zygmont MaryZYGMONT, Mary  - After a short illness, Mary passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Sunday July 2, 2017, one day before her 94th birthday.

She was the wife of the late Walter Zygmont.

Dear sister of Bernice Puskas (late William), John Jozkoski (Helen), and sister-in-law of Stella Jozkoski (Late Hank).

Beloved aunt of Joyce, Carol, Pam, Bill, Tim, Karen, and the late Michael, Nancy, Lisa and Edmund and their families.

She was a beautiful lady, kind, and generous, who loved animals and flowers.


Burk PatBURK, Pat 'Patsy' (nee Bruce) - (December 16, 1944 – July 2, 2017) -

Passed away with her loved ones by her side, after a long and courageous battle with cancer at the age of 72, at Lakeridge Health Oshawa.

Pat met the end of her life the same way she lived it – with incredible will and strength; a beautiful grace; and unbelievable sense of humour, and surrounded by those that loved her.

She started her life in a small town in a small family consisting of her parents (Thelma “GiGi” Bruce and Grahame “Shuter” Bruce) and her “sizzer” (Kate Crockford).


Shaw RobertSHAW, Robert John  - Passed away peacefully at the age of 95 years on July 2, 2017.

Beloved husband of 72 years of the late Mary Amelia Shaw.

Loving father of Bertha Zitt.

Cherished grandfather of Tanya, Stephen, Nicole and great grandfather of Jordan, Noelle, Naomi, Nycolette, Noah, Jaden, Nixon, Jocelin, Ryan and Brandon.


Manda ElizabethMANDA, Elizabeth (née Csernyak)  - Elizabeth Manda died peacefully on July 2, 2017, in Whitby, Ontario, at the age of 93.

Elizabeth was born on April 27, 1924 in Temerin, Serbia to Jozsef and Veronika Csernyak.

She was married to Eugene Manda who predeceased her. Elizabeth is survived by her daughters Anna Marschall of Pickering, Ontario and Marika Zamboki of Winston-Salem, NC, and a sister Veronika Igracki of Bowmanville, Ontario.


McCafferey BarryMcCAFFEREY, Barry Robert  - (January 9, 1944 - July 2, 2017) - 

On the morning of July 2nd, 2017, Barry passed away peacefully in his sleep.

Loving father of Susie, Caroline (Ryan) and Jordan.

Cherished brother of Allan (Susan) and Leeann (Vince). Dear uncle of Carrie (Brian), Dana and Ryan (Leah). Great uncle to Shannon and Nora.

Lifelong friend of Roger Davidson and Paul Reid.


KIMBER, Sylvia  -  Sylvia Kimber, my mother, of Pickering passed away peacefully at home on July 2, 2017 at the age of 98.

Born on September 28, 1918 in Watford, England.


Patterson GordonPATTERSON, Gordon Inglis Scott  - After a brief illness, at Lakeridge Health Oshawa with his loving family by his side, Gord, in his 79th year, was welcomed home by his Lord and Saviour whom he loved and served.

Beloved husband of Laura for 52 years.

Cherished father of Cyndi and her husband Don Tulett and Colleen and her husband Dennis Kwasnicki. Adored grandfather of Ryan and Kristen.

Predeceased by his parents Ina and Willie and sister Muriel McKendrick.


Blaettler Callery DorisBLAETTLER-CALLERY, Doris Ann  - Passed away suddenly at home surrounded by the love of her family on July 2nd 2017 at the age of 58.

Beloved wife and best friend of Tom Callery for 27 years.

Cherished daughter of Frances Blaettler and the late Andre.

Doris is lovingly remembered by her siblings Ross, Susan and Allan and their families.

Loved step-mother to Elizabeth Smith and her children Richard and Meghan and well as Tina Bateman.

Doris is fondly remembered by all her nieces, nephews, extended family and her friends.


Peter AlphonsoPETER, Alphonso Carol Peter  - It is with great sadness that we announce the death of our dad and grandpa Alphonso Peter on Sunday July 2, 2017.

He was born in Germany in 1925.

Al and his family emigrated to Canada in 1929.

Loving husband of Bonnie (deceased).

Father of Dan, Tom (Anne-Marie), Ralph (Margaret), Betty (fiance Jim) and Bernadette (Charles).

Cherished grandfather of Matthew, Aaron, Cristina, Bonnie, Zachary, Sebastien, Brielle, Ethan and Samantha.

Great grandfather to Caleb. Al will be greatly missed by his extended family and friends.


BRAY, Ruth  - Peacefully, on Monday, July 3, 2017 at the West Shore Village in Port Perry, at age 93.

Ruth (nee Leach), beloved wife of the late Jack Bray of Port Perry.

Loved mother of Marilyn Bailey (deceased) and Ron Bray and his wife Lynda of Port Perry.


LaRose JohnLaROSE, John  - 12/12/1953 - 7/2/2017

(Retired Canada Post Worker)

Peacefully surrounded by family at The Toronto General Hospital on Sunday July 2nd, 2017 at the age of 63.

Beloved husband Ivy.

Loving Father of Jeffrey, Keith, Kevin, Larose and Kyle Cobet.

Brother of Charles (Chuck) Mary (David Hoadly), Catherine Angus, Lisa (Cito).