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PARKS, Muriel G.   -Passed away peacefully at Wynfield Long Term Care Oshawa on Tuesday June 5th, 2018 at the age of 95 years.

Muriel, predeceased by her beloved husband Lawson.

Loving mother of William (Sandra) and Wendy (Andrew).

Peters GeorgiaPETERS, Georgia Ann  - Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville with her family by her side on Tuesday June 5th, 2018 in her 77th year.

Loving mother of Lorie Marsden.

Devoted nana to Ashley Clarke (Peter), Leah Daize and Greg Marsden.

Great nana to Kaydance, Liam and Kael. Dear sister of Joanne Losier (Gary).

Predeceased by her husband Ron Peters.

KIRBY, Allan Dale  - Passed away peacefully at his home in Newcastle, surrounded by family, after a short, hard fought battle with cancer, on Tuesday, June 5th, 2018 at the age of 70.

He will be dearly missed by his beloved wife and best friend Wenda of 28 years.

Loving father of Tracy (Frank) and Terry (Natalie).

Wynn ArthurWYNN, J. Arthur, Q.C.  - Peacefully, surrounded by his daughters, at his home in Newcastle, on Tuesday, June 5th, 2018 at the age of 94.

Beloved and loving husband of the late Celia “Toots” Wynn for 62 years.

Devoted and proud father of Francine Wynn, Emily Wynn and the late Marcia Biles.

PITARO, Salvatore  - Suddenly at the Ajax-Pickering Hospital on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 in his 80th year.

Survived by his wife of 55 years, Vincenzina, by his children, Mimmo, Lisa (Johnny) Gaspar and Joe (Janet).

Loving and devoted Nonno of Janelle and Jenna.

OWEN, Marion (nee Kight)  - June 14, 1918 – June 5, 2018

Passed away peacefully just days before her 100th birthday with her girls and Bob at her side.

Marion was born in Port Perry to Arthur and Lillie Kight and resided in Uxbridge for most of her life.

LESPERANCE, John Joseph   - 1956 - 2018  After a valiant and lengthy struggle with ALS, John passed away at home on Tuesday June 5th, 2018.

John was the beloved husband of Sylvia and cherished father of Nicole and her husband Kyle Smith, and Stefanie.

He was the dear brother of Jeanette, Michelle, Joe and Mark and will be lovingly remembered by the rest of his family and friends.

Friends will be received at the Accettone Funeral Home on Thursday June 7th from 7 to 9 pm.  A funeral mass will be held at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, 1001 Ravenscroft Rd. Ajax on Friday June 8th at 10 am. Cremation.

As expressions of sympathy donations to the ALS Society of Ontario, 300 - 265 Yorkland Blvd., Toronto, ON M2J 1S5 would be appreciated.



McGINTY, Bernard  - At the age of 80, Bernard McGinty announced, "It's now statistically likely I'll make it to 92!"

Alas, several battles with skin cancer meant he only made it most of the way.

It is with great sadness that the children of Bernard McGinty announce his passing on Monday, June 4, 2018.

HALES, Cyril “Bud” Wallace  – at his residence in Sunderland on Tuesday June 5, 2018.

Loving father of Wendy Ewing (Archie), David (Katherine) Hales, Darrell Hales, predeceased by his son Randal.

Cherished grandfather to Bobby and Sara Ewing, Daisy and Emma Hales, and Jessica and Julie Hales.


Powless JamesPOWLESS, James Grant – Passed away suddenly of a heart attack at his home on May 25, 2018 in his 59th year.

Predeceased by his father Don Powless.

Loving son of Shirley and brother of Dan.

Jim was born and lived in Oshawa and enjoyed fishing with his dad and brother.

JOHNSTON, Elizabeth McMillan (nee McCallum) - Longtime Employee in the Dietary Department at Bowmanville Memorial Hospital.

Born to Ronald McCallum & Elizabeth Barrowman in Motherwell, Scotland on December 27, 1924, Betty passed away peacefully at Wynfield Long Term Care on Monday June 4th, 2018.

GUST, Samuel  – Went home to be with his Lord on Monday, June 4, 2018 at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville in his 86th year.

Sam, beloved husband of Mary (Mollie) Gust.

Loving father of Jonathan (Heather) Gust, Leah (Peter Chatterton) Gust.

Voyde LawrenceVOYDE, Lawrence (Larry)  -  July 11, 1948 –  June 4, 2018

(Retired – Long Time Employee of Lambert Oil)

Passed away at home on the morning of Monday, June 4th, 2018.

Survived by his son Kevin Voyde, sisters Connie Hannah, Cindy Vye (Graham), nieces Kim, Shannon, Heather, Jessica, and nephews Chris and Alex.


Effenberger KeithEFFENBERGER, Keith Willi Robert  – With great sadness, the family announces the passing of Keith after a long and courageous battle with cancer.

He is survived by his loving parents Klaus and Dorothy Effenberger; his cherished wife Lisa Hollingsworth and his adoring sister Monica, and many extended family members and friends.

Keith was a proud member of Local 27 Carpenter’s Union and of St. John’s Anglican Church in Port Whitby.

MOORE, Thomas Brett  - May 18th, 1958 – June 4th, 2018

We are heartbroken to announce the sudden passing of Brett.

Beloved husband of Monique (DuBreuil). Loving father of Trevor and Richard.

Vaughan GaryVAUGHAN, Gary Edward  - (Retired employee of GM and EDS)  Born 1937 at home, in Oshawa.

After many years of ill health due to diabetes, Gary passed away peacefully at the Wynfield on Sunday, June 3rd, 2018.

He was the much loved husband of Barbara (Daynard) for 58 years and loved by daughter Tracy and her husband Edward Greig, and son Robert Vaughan.

LESTER, George William  – (retired teacher York Region Board of Education)

At Beaverton on Sunday, June 3, 2018.

George Lester was the beloved husband of Lynne (Gregson) Lester of Beaverton and the late Sybil (Wood) Lester.

HAYWARD, Harold Malcolm  - Passed away peacefully at Markham-Stouffville Hospital on May 30, 2018.

Eldest son of the late Roy and Nellie Hayward.

Dear brother of Allan (Vondah, deceased) and Lorne (Margaret). Dear uncle to Susan, Vaughn (deceased), Glenn, Darlene and Shaun.


McElroy WilliamMcELROY, William Albert “Al”  - Passed away peacefully on Sunday June 3, 2018 at Fosterbrooke Long Term Care, at the age of 85.

Dear brother of Dorothy Atkinson.

Al will also be deeply missed by the Winter family, especially Garrett, and the Atkinson family.

Beloved and respected long-time member of St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Orthodox Church.

Mills CoreyMILLS, Corey Steven - Passed away suddenly at his home in Oshawa on Saturday June 2nd, 2018 at the age of 48.

Corey will be fondly remembered by his family and his many friends.

Missing you always, you never said I’m leaving, you never said goodbye, you were gone before we knew it, and only the angels knows why.

Acedillo ArleneACEDILLO, Arlene Tantengco - Passed away at Lakeridge Health Ajax on Saturday June 2nd, 2018 at the age of 46.

Loving Daughter of Nila Acedillo and the late Simplico.

Lovingly remembered by her brothers and sisters Gilbert (Rowena), Ron (Tammy), Ricky (Karen), Christine (Mark) and Jeanette (Kevin).

OWENS, Eileen Owens  - Longtime Member of the St. Therese Catholic Women’s League and the Catholic Women’s Connection.

Peacefully after a life well lived, at Fairview Lodge, Whitby, on Saturday June 2, 2018, at the age of 83.

Beloved wife of the late Fred Owens (1983).

McINTYRE, Lelia “Betty”  - Passed away peacefully with family by her side on Saturday June 2, 2018.

Beloved wife of Ray McIntyre.

Loving mother of Christine Houghton and Thomas McIntyre (Rosemarie).

EDGAR, Carol   - Peacefully on June 2, 2018 at the Markham Stouffville Hospital, at age 81.

Carol (nee Swinton) of Port Perry, beloved wife of the late George Edgar.

Loving mother of David Roberts and Paul Roberts.

Roser LeonaROSER, Leona Maud  - Passed away peacefully at Hillsdale Estates on Saturday June 2nd 2018, at the age of 96.

Beloved wife of the late William John Roser.

Loving mother of Diana Lynn White (Elwin), Debbie Roser – Stark (Morris), and Wendy Sealy (Basil).

Greatly missed by her Grandchildren Leanne (Chris), Laurie (Darryl), Ryan (Samantha), Spencer (Alaina), and Brayden.

Harrison ReginaldHARRISON, Reginald Western - Passed away at Sunnycrest Nursing Home on Saturday June 2nd, 2018 at the age of 75.

Loving husband of Letticia Harrison. Loving Dad of Conroy Harrison and Erica Harrison and her husband Junior McLeod all of Whitby and Paula Eccleston of Scarborough.

Grandfather of Tristan, Savannah, Keston, Daniella and Latty.

Fondly remembered by his brothers and sisters and their families.