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Monday, May 27, 2019
Monday, June  3, 2019
Monday June 10, 2019
Monday June 17, 2019
Monday June 24, 2019

505 Adelaide Ave., E., Oshawa ON





WOOD, Ruth Isobel (nee Ashton) Wood  -  Peacefully passed away at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Friday May 31st, 2019 at the age of 90. 

Beloved wife of Dick Wood.  

Thompson WilliamTHOMPSON, William Walter (Pogo) - Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa in his 89th year surrounded by the family he loved and who loved him.

A long-time employee of Lever Brothers (Unilever) and proud 48th Highlander.

Predeceased by his loving wife Marg and daughter Joanne (Jo-Jo), Bill will be deeply missed by his children; Bill (Sandy) and Tracey Macaulay (Malcolm).

DEURWAARDER, Wayne Douglas   - January 2, 1968 - May 31, 2019

Passed away suddenly, in his home on Friday May 31, 2019, at the age of 51.

Loving son of Bill and Tanya Deurwaarder.

McGOVERN, Terrence William “Little Terry”   - It is with great sadness we announce the sudden loss of Terry on Friday, May 31, 2019 in his 45th year.

Devoted and loving father to Tyler and Alyssa.

De SOUSA, Zulmira De Sousa  - Peacefully passed away at Hospice Care Ottawa on Friday May 31, 2019. 

Beloved wife of the late Amadeu.

LEHMAN, Bruce Stanley Lehman - (November 16th, 1931 - May 31st, 2019) - It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of our Dad, Bruce Stanley Lehman.

At 87 years of age, Bruce died peacefully at Newmarket Health Centre on May 31st, 2019 after a lengthy journey with Alzheimer's Disease.

Bruce was predeceased by Joan Craig Lehman, his son Jeffery, his brothers Jack & Alvin and parents Wesley & Arvilla. Loving father to Daniel & his wife Pat, Julie & her husband John and Dianne & her husband David.

Kloosterman JohnKLOOSTERMAN, John  -  Passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa  on Thursday May 30th, 2019 at the age of 88.

Loving husband of Margaret for nearly 65 years.

Loving father of Marilyn Price and her husband Ron, Ben Kloosterman and his wife Terry, Dave Kloosterman and his wife Dawn, Alice Kloosterman and her husband Scott Paddon.

Loving Opa of Johnny, Angela, Sherry, Sonja, Rachael, Arianna, Sophia, Robbie, Stephanie and Patrick.

BRANCH, Robert (Bob)  - (Longtime Employee of Austin Smith Carpet Cleaning)

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Robert on May 30, 2019. 

Robert was born on July 22nd, 1934.

JEFFERS, Allan William  - (August 8, 1939- May 30, 2019)

It is with great sadness we announce the sudden passing of our kind and loving husband, dad, and grandpa Allan on Thursday, May 30, 2019 in his 80th year.

SAMELLS, Doris Belinda Samells  - Peacefully, surrounded by family on Thursday, May 30, 2019, at the Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay, at age 90.

Doris (nee Gordon), dearly loved wife of Mel Samells.

BOWES, Douglas Reid Bowes   - He will be missed by his father and mother, William and Shirley; his surviving siblings, Craig, Gail, Beverly and their partners, Marion and Reynold; his children, Connor, Christie and Christie’s partner Sandy, as their mother and her current husband as well as many nieces and nephews.


Berkers JohnBERKERS, John Adrian  –  April 22nd, 1960 - May 30th, 2019

It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of John Berkers on May 30th, 2019 at the age of 59.

Beloved son of Charlie and Catharine.

Dear brother of Gary, Henrietta and Harry.

Loving uncle to many nieces and nephews.

He will be fondly remembered by his friends.

HANSEN, Sanne Hansen  - 1934 - 2019  Was reunited with her soulmate John on May 30, 2019 in her 84th year.

She leaves behind a global family including children Jens (Ellen), Annette (Don) and Lisa (Angus), grandchildren Erin, Kristin, Trina, Jake, Kurtis, Andi, Luke and Bekka and great grandchildren Hailey, Eric, Ethan and Ali. 

Vaz ChristopherVAZ, Christopher  - Passed away peacefully at home after a courageous battle with cancer on Tuesday, May 21, 2019.

Loving husband of Beverline.

Cherished father of Andrew (Angela) and Neil.

Proud Papa of Jakob, Julian and Jensyn.

Doucet ValerieDOUCET, Valerie Margaret  - Peacefully at Lakeridge Health in Oshawa on Wednesday, May 29th, 2019. 

Valerie, in her 71st year. 

Beloved wife of Wilfred. 

Loving mother of Tracy Morgan, Mark Morgan (Gillian), Garry Morgan (Karen Leduc), Lorna Morgan (late Ken Dolan), Tina Allen (Brad) and Diana Doucet. 

DANCEY, David Fredrick “Dave”  - (Retired GM Employee of 30 years)

Passed away at his residence on Wednesday, May 29th, 2019 at the age of 64.

BALL, Matthew Ian Ball  - July 9, 1980 - May 29, 2019 

In loving memory of Matthew Ball who passed away suddenly at the age of 38 in his home.  

SMYTH, Jutta  -  Unexpectedly passed away on Wednesday May 29, 2019 at 65 years of age.

Dear partner to Ken, loving Mother of Deryl and Joe Smyth. 


Mackie MarilynMACKIE, Marilyn Anne– Suddenly with family at her side on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa at the age of 83.

Marilyn, beloved mother of Merle Schewaga and his wife Donna.

Proud grandmother of Steve (Kasey) and Sandra (Chad Yakeley) and of her great grandchildren Madison, Camden, Kane and Tyson.

Dear sister of Ross Mackie.