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Altpeter KennethALTPETER, Kenneth Bruce  - Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on September 7, 2018 with his loving family by his side. Loving father of Rick, Steven(Kerri) and Anne(Glenn).

Adored Grampa of James, Kalvin, Briannah, Olivia, “Grampa Ken” of Jayda and Kalei, great grandfather of Brendan and Kian.

Ken leaves behind mother, 95 year old Annice, niece and god-daughters Barb and Brenda Kenny. Those who knew Ken will forever remember him for his great sense of humour and his fighting and determined spirit.


Zilstra DukeZILSTRA, Duke  – Suddenly on Saturday, September 8th, 2018 at the age of 87.

Duke, beloved husband of Edith (née Vanderhoek) for 62 years.

Loving father of Dan (Janet), David (Marie) and Don (Carolyn).

Proud papa of 8 grandchildren.

Survived by his youngest brother Jan of the Netherlands.

McGouran DanielMcGOURAN, Daniel 'Dan' - Passed away peacefully at Extendicare on September 8th, 2018 in his 87th year.

Loving husband to Brigid for 32 years.

Beloved father of Martin, Siobhan (Mark), George (Kathya), Declan (Susan) and Rose (Peter).

CHANDLER, Rodney - Passed away peacefully at the Lakeridge Health Centre in Port Perry on Saturday, September 8, 2018, at age 80.

Rodney was the loving husband of Shirley Newman and the late Ann (nee Ptolemy).

CONNELLY, John Peter  - at Peterborough on Saturday, September 8, 2018.

John Connelly was predeceased by his parents Patrick and Annie (Foley) Connelly of Kirkfield.


Nurse MaeNURSE, E.V. 'Mae' - On Saturday, September 8, 2018, Mae Nurse passed away peacefully after a beautiful life.

Mae was the cherished wife of William S. 'Bill' Nurse who passed in 2016 after nearly 70 years of marriage.

Mary and Anne (Ray Richardson) were proud of their strong and faithful Mom. Fondly remembered by grandchildren Barbara Winter (Christopher Fleetham), William and Andrew Richardson.

She shared an extraordinary life with her treasured sister, Jacqueline Wellman, who will profoundly miss their close bond.

THOMPSON, Douglas Ray   - 1931-2018  It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Doug Thompson, who lost his battle with cancer early on September 8, 2018 at the Uxbridge Cottage Hospital.

A long time resident of Uxbridge, Doug was most recently living at the Douglas Crossing retirement home.


Tilling ArthurTILLING, Arthur Douglas - Born October 17th, 1931, passed away September 7th, 2018 peacefully at home, with family by his side.

Arthur is reunited with his late wife Shirley (Arsenault), son Donald and grandson Jeremy.

Loving father of Kim (Denis), Wendy (Mike), Douglas (Mario), Allan (Cindy), John (Frances), and Charles (Karen).

Son of the late Richard and Rosena Tilling and devoted brother to Elenore, Donald, and Donna and the late Kenneth and Ronald.

FOSTER, Hazel   - Peacefully passed away at her home in Kendal on Friday September 7, 2018 at the age of 55 after a courageous battle against cancer for the better part of 8 years.

THOM, Janet Noreen (Swailes)  - At Lakeridge Oshawa Hospital, on Friday, September 7, 2018, surrounded by her family.

Janet heroically faced her cancer treatments with a positive attitude and outlook.

Janet was born on March 9, 1954 and lived the majority of her life in Ajax, Ontario.

Green ShirleyGREENE, Shirley Marion  -  Passed away peacefully on September 7, 2018 in her 86th year.

Predeceased by her husband Gifford.

Loving mother to Donna (Mitch) Nolet and Wendy (Claire) Pearce.

Proud gramma/nanny to Derek, Danielle, Kimberly and Carleigh.

She leaves behind many other relatives and friends.

RORKE, Tom Cameron  - Passed peacefully at home on Friday September 7th, 2018 surrounded by family and his four-legged companion Riley.

Beloved husband and best friend to Janette (nee:Higgins).

COOKE, Mauretta Ann Isabel  -  Passed away on Friday, September 7, 2018.

Predeceased by Jack, her loving husband of 63 years.

She will be greatly missed by her children - Linda, Debbie (Terry) and John (Marianne) of Ajax.

A Celebration of Life for family and friends will be held at McEachnie Family Centre, Ajax, on Sunday, September 16, 2018 from 1 to 4 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or Lakeridge Health, Ajax Site.



FINNIE, William R.A. “Bill”  - Bill was an avid golfer; he was a longtime member of the Bowmanville Golf and Country Club.

He passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Friday, September 7, 2018 at the age of 82 years.

Hawley Rev EarleHAWLEY, Rev. Earle H.R.  - On Friday Sep 7, 2018 at 9:20 AM, Rev. Earle H.R Hawley went to be with the Lord at the age of 85 in the arms of his loving wife and daughter.

He is survived by his lifelong companion and wife Doreen Hawley; his daughter Myrna Keriakis and her husband Makram Keriakis; his son Mark Hawley and his wife Caroline Hawley; and his grandchildren, Michelle Hawley and Christopher Hawley.

MASSEY, Janet Lee (Tomlinson) Massey - Of Pickering Village, Canada, born on December 8, 1944, passed away at age 73 on September 6, 2018 at Lakeridge Hospital, Oshawa surrounded by family and friends.

Jan was a Registered Nurse until retiring in 2009; since then, she has been travelling and enjoying life.