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ALLEN, Steven John Allen - Obituary | Print |

ALLEN,  Steven John -

Allen_StevenJuly 6, 1958 - March 2, 2014

Passed away peacefully with his family at his side on Sunday March 2, 2014 after a 10 month courageous battle with Brain Cancer, at the age of 55.

Steve is survived by his wife Karem (nee Veijalainen) and his son Erik.

Predeceased by his parents Ken and Mary Allen (nee O’Brien). Beloved brother of Paul, Colleen (Blake), Richard (Augusta). Loving Uncle of Michael, (Pre-deceased- John), James (Kate), Courtney, Isla and Desmond. Also survived by his beloved 10 year old Golden Retriever Riley. Steve spent 28 years working for Aramark Canada formerly Versa Services and is fondly remembered as a dedicated and respected Manager.   He coached his son’s baseball teams during his time volunteering with Ajax Spartans Minor Baseball Association.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to any of the following, The Pencer Brain Institute at Princess Margaret Hospital, Durham Hospice, and/or Lakeridge Palliative Care Ward.

The family would like to thank all the dedicated professionals that have helped over the past year and special thanks to the staff at Lakeridge Palliative Care in Oshawa and Durham Hospice who cared for Steve at the end of the journey. 

The family would like to thank Chris van Steen and Ron Howald who’s volunteer visiting gave Karem peace of mind while at work.  Bill Morrison for his help in driving Steve to his daily Radiation Treatments in the summer.

Visitation is scheduled for Friday March 7th, 7 to 9 pm, Saturday March 8th , 1:30 with funeral service at 2:30pm at McEACHNIE FUNERAL HOME 28 Old Kingston Rd, Ajax, 905 428-8488. Reception to follow at the McEachnie Family Centre. 

Online condolences may be placed at mceachniefuneral.ca.

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CALABRESE, Giuseppe Calabrese, Obituary | Print |

CALABRESE, Giuseppe -       "Express Condolences"

Calabrese__GiuseppePassed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Sunday, March 2nd, 2014 at the age of 88.

Devoted and cherished husband of Angelina for almost 58 years.

Loving father of Carmelo and his wife Giuseppina, Angela and her husband Tino Merlo. Cherished grandfather of Daniel and his fiancée Stephanie Buziak, Amanda, Anthony and his girlfriend Amanda Canto, Nicolas and Joseph.

He will be missed and live on in the hearts of his sister Maria, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law and numerous nieces and nephews in Montreal, USA, Italy and Australia.

Family would like to thank all their friends, relatives, Dr. Barrettara and the staff at Lakeridge Health Oshawa for their care and support.

Visitation will be held at OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) on Thursday, March 6th from 2 – 4 & 7 – 9 p.m.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Holy Family Catholic Church, (91 Ribblesdale Drive, Whitby) on Friday, March 7th at 10:30 a.m. Entombment.

Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Lakeridge Health Cancer Centre.

Online condolences may be made at oshawafuneralhome.com.

OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME

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HINDMAN, Orville Wood Hindman, Obituary | Print |

HINDMAN, Orville Wood -

Hindman_Orville2Age 84 years

Passed away at Glenhill Strathaven Lifecare Centre on Sunday March 2, 2014 

Beloved husband of the late Barbara Hindman.  Loving father of Diane Hindman, Dorothy & Ken Minton, Janet & Rick Brandl and Paul Hindman.

Loving grandfather of Brennan Luke, Joshua Hindman, Gillian Ryan, Michael Ryan, Jennifer Morrison, Hayden Hindman, Kendall Hindman and great-grandfather of Logan Pilon and Hudson Luke. 

Dear brother of Muriel & Manford Goodmurphy. 

Visitation will be held at   NORTHCUTT ELLIOTT FUNERAL HOME, 53 Division Street, Bowmanville on Wednesday March 5th from 6 – 8 pm.

A Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Friday March 7th at 11 am, with visitation from 10 – 11 am. Cremation to follow. 

In lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations may be made to The Heart & Stroke Foundation or The Make-A-Wish Foundation. 

www.northcuttelliott.com

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LAVALLEY, William 'Bill' Lavelley Obituary | Print |

LAVALLEY, William John 'Bill' -         "Express Condolences"

Lavalley_WilliamPassed away suddenly at Sunnybrook Health Science Centre, on Sunday, March 2, 2014 in his 62nd year.

Beloved husband of Jean for 40 years. Adored father of Shannon and Meaghan. Loved brother of Susan (Layton), Linda and Frank (Debbie).

Predeceased by his parents Bill and May.

Cherished son-in-law of Jean Craig and the late Archie. Dear brother-in-law of Alan (Sue), Scott (Rose), Alison (Chris) and Kathleen (Ken). Beloved uncle of many nieces and nephews.

Fondly remembered by the RaqPaq. Will be missed by many colleagues and friends. 

Visitation will be held at the OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West, (905-721-1234) on Wednesday, March 5th from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 p.m.

Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Thursday, March 6th at 11:00 a.m.

In lieu of flowers donations to Lakeridge Health Foundation – Cancer Care would be greatly appreciated.

Online condolences may be made at oshawafuneralhome.com.

OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME

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PIECHOCKI, Wladyslaw 'Walter' Piechocki Obituary | Print |

PIECHOCKI, Wladyslaw 'Walter' -

Piechocki__WladyslawPeacefully at home, with his loving family by his side, on Sunday, March 2, 2014. Walter in his 95th year.

Beloved husband of Veronika for 67 years. Loving father of Monika and her husband Kurt Jensen and Jerry and his wife Heather. Will be lovingly remembered by his grandchildren Pearson and Spencer and also remembered by Jared, Katie, Melanie and Joanna.

Dear brother of Stan and Bolla of Poland.

Relatives and friends may call at   McINTOSH-ANDERSON-KELLAM FUNERAL HOME, 152 King Street East, Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Rosary service at 7:30 p.m. followed by a Polish Veterans Association Service.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at ST. HEDWIG'S CATHOLIC CHURCH, 411 Olive St., Oshawa on Tuesday March 4th at 12:30 p.m. Interment to follow at Resurrection Cemetery.

Donations in memory of CHARITY to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

McINTOSH-ANDERSON-KELLAM FUNERAL HOME

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SYME, John Campbell Syme - Obituary | Print |

SYME, John Campbell -     "Express Condolences"

Syme_John(Member of the Masonic Lodge – Flower City)

Peacefully passed away with family by his side after a courageous battle with cancer at Lakeridge Health – Oshawa on Sunday, March 2, 2014 in his 83rd year.

Predeceased by his beloved wife Catherine (nee Rutherford).

Loving father of Catherine Aitken, James Syme (Gloria) and Alison Hayward. Cherished grandfather of Zachary, Justin, Laura, Emily, Vanessa and Kirsty and great grandfather of Liam, Carter and Paige.

Predeceased by his sister Margaret and brothers Robert, Harry, Allan, James and Campbell.

Will be missed by many nieces, nephews, friends and his three beloved pets Jinxy, Bonnie and Maggie.

Visitation will be held at the OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West, (905-721-1234) on Saturday, March 8th from 2:00 p.m. until time of Funeral Service in the Chapel at 3:00 p.m.

Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

Online condolences may be made at oshawafuneralhome.com.

OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME

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WHITE, Vivian White - Obituary | Print |

WHITE, Vivian-

White_VivianPassed away suddenly in her home early Sunday, March 2, 2014 in her 59th year.

Vivian is predeceased by her father Westley White. ,Sadly missed by her mother Kathryn (Ralph) Underhill, Sister Mary Underhill and several step brothers and sister.

Beloved partner to Geoff Jakes for nine years.

Loving mother to Kathy Michaud (Mark Henning), and Claude Michaud. Proud grandmother to Shaking Henning and Jonathon Michaud.

Vivian will be missed by many friends and family members.

Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King St East, Oshawa ON, Visitation will be held from 10 - 11am, followed by the service at 11am in the chapel.

Memorial donations to a CHARITY of your choice would be appreciated and may be made along with condolences by visiting armstrongfuneralhome.net.

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JACKSON, George Henry Jackson - Obituary | Print |

JACKSON, George Henry -

July 23, 1924 - March 1, 2014

(Retired Oshawa Hardware Businessman)

Passed away peacefully on Saturday March 1st, 2014 in his 90th year at Lakeridge Health Oshawa.

George was a WWII veteran who served with the Royal Canadian Air Force.

In 1960, representing Oshawa, George and his partner won the Canadian Men’s Doubles Lawn Bowling Championship which was held in Edmonton. This wonderful accomplishment led to his induction into the Oshawa sports Hall of Fame in 2005.

George is predeceased by his first wife Lois (Yourth).

Beloved husband and best friend of Doreen for 26 years. Proud father of Ellen (Ernie), Diane (Robyn) and step-daughter Lynne (John).

Remembered by his grandchildren and great grandchild.

A private family service has taken place.

Arrangements entrusted to MOUNT LAWN RECEPTION CENTRE (905 443-3376).

Should you wish to honour George’s memory donations to the Oshawa Humane Society would be greatly appreciated.

MOUNT LAWN RECEPTION CENTRE

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JAROSZKO, Anna Jaroszko - Obituary | Print |

JAROSZKO, Anna -

Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, on Saturday, March 1, 2014, at the age of 87 years.

Loving wife of 54 years to the late Boleslaw.

Dear mother of Bernard and his wife Penny of Scarborough, Mike and his wife Karin of New York, George and his wife Sherri-Lynn of Guelph, and Theresa and her husband Andy Ball of Georgetown. Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren; Christopher, Joanna, Laurie, Elizabeth, Paul, Dan, Sarah, Jessica, and Eric. Beloved great gramma of Cameron, Hailey, Madison, Hannah, and Nicholas.

Mass of Christian burial will be held at St. Hedwig’s Roman Catholic Church on Tuesday, March 4th at 11am.

Visitation to be held at ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME 124 King Street East Oshawa on Monday, March 3rd from 2pm-4pm & 7pm-9pm, with prayers at 7pm. Interment at Resurrection Catholic Cemetery.

Memorial donations are appreciated to the Canadian Heart & Stroke Foundation.

To place online condolences please visit armstrongfuneralhome.net.

 

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SILVERTHORN, Mary Dianne Silverthorn - Obituary | Print |

SILVERTHORN, Mary Dianne -   "Express Condolences"

Silverthorn_MaryOctober 13, 1961 - March 1, 2014

Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health-Oshawa on Saturday, March 1st, 2014 in her 53rd year.

Beloved daughter of Sandra Silverthorn and the late William.

Dear sister of Vivian Hodgson (Fred) and predeceased by Debbie Phillips. Survived by brother-in-law Bill. Loving aunt to Bradley Hodgson (Mandy), Rebecca Forestell (Dan) and Pattie Phillips.

Visitation will be held at OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) on Monday, March 10th, 2014 from 12:00 noon until time of Funeral Service in the Chapel at 1:00 p.m.

Interment to follow at Mount Lawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.

Online condolences may be made at oshawafuneralhome.com.

OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME

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SMITH, Glenn Douglas Smith - Obituary | Print |

SMITH, Glenn Douglas -

Smith_GlennIt is with great sadness that our family announces the passing of Doug on Saturday March 1, 2014 at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre in his 60th year.

Beloved husband and best friend of Karol Drumm. Dear son of Glenn and Jane Smith.

Predeceased by his mother Kathleen Smith (nee Yeo).

Loving father to Michael Smith and partner Tejinder and Sherri Morris (nee Smith) and husband David. Loving stepfather to Bill Hales and wife Angel.

Dear brother of Brenda and husband Mathew Stephenson and Sheryl and husband Larry Greenham (predeceased). Much loved son-in-law of Mike and June Drumm. Brother in law of Kathy and husband Brian Bowen and Karen and husband Steve Theobald.  Treasured uncle to Jason, Jen, Zachary, Chloe, Campbell and Nolan.

A Celebration of Doug’s life will be held at the Tyrone Community Centre Hall On Saturday, March 15th from 1 - 4 pm.

In lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations may be made to Peterborough Regional Health Centre Foundation – Palliative Care Unit through NORTHCUTT ELLIOTT FUNERAL HOME, 53 Division Street Bowmanville, with whom the arrangements have been entrusted.

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SPENCE, June May Spence - Obituary | Print |

SPENCE, June May -

Peacefully at Victoria Manor Home in Lindsay on Saturday, March 1, 2014, in her 89th year. 

June (nee Dawson) of Greenbank, wife of the late William Spence. 

Cherished mother of Gary of Greenbank, Don of Angus, Marg and Ross Stager of Georgian Bluffs, Shirley and Philip Morris of Whitby, Evelyn and Bill Murphy of Newcastle, Nancy of Scarborough, Paul and Candy of Pickering, Glenn of Greenbank and Gord and Ellen of Uxbridge.  Proud grandmother to 11 grandchildren, 3 step-grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.  June was the last surviving member of her family which included 5 sisters and 3 brothers.  She is also predeceased by daughter in-laws; Lynne Spence and Rebecca Spence.

June will also be missed by her brother in-law, Floyd Finch and her sister in-law Ruth Spence as well as numerous nieces and nephews. 

Service in Uxbridge on Wednesday, March 5th.  June will be laid to rest in the Spring, in Uxbridge. 

In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate a donation to ROSE VOLUNTEERS or a charity important to you.

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STORMS, Debbie Lynn (Sutherland) Storms - Obituary | Print |

STORMS, Debbie Lynn (nee Sutherland) -

(Former Owner of the Boardwalk Café and former employee of Hanks Pastries)

After a short illness on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at the Toronto General Hospital, at age 55.

Debbie Storms (nee Sutherland) of Bobcaygeon and formerly of Port Perry, beloved wife of Al Fulford.

Loved mother of Jenny and her husband Kevin Cochrane of Port Perry and David Storms and his wife Laura of Lindsay and stepmother of Brent Fulford and Chantelle Fulford. Proud grandmother of Taylor, Hailey, Charlee and Brinlee. Loving daughter of the late Robert and Elva Sutherland of Utica.

Survived by her brother Neil Sutherland of Utica and her newly found family members.

Service will be held in Port Perry on Wednesday, March 5th.

If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Port Perry Hospital Foundation.

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AMANN, Gloria Marie Amann - Obituary | Print |

AMANN, Gloria Marie -

February 11, 1928 - February 28, 2014

Passed away with her family by her side on Friday, February 28, 2014 in Barrie, Ontario.

Predeceased by her husband Frank and sisters Babe, Lois and June.

Beloved mother of the late Frank Jr., Susan (Jeff) Coleman and Helga Goldberg.  Proud grandmother of Renee, Jasmine and Jade. Great-grandmother to Lilly. She is survived by her sister Mary Penfold.

She will be fondly remembered and deeply missed by her family and friends.

Gloria had been a dedicated teacher at Ajax High School.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, March 8th from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the McEACHNIE FUNERAL HOME, 28 Old Kingston Rd., Ajax, 905-428-8488. The Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel at 11:00 a.m.

If one so desires, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

Online condolences may be placed at mceachniefuneral.ca.

McEACHNIE FUNERAL HOME

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BAIRD, Mary Ida Baird - Obituary | Print |

BAIRD, Mary Ida -

(Former owner of Poplar Park in Port Perry)

Passed away at Lakeridge Health, Port Perry with her loving family by her side on Friday, February 28, 2014.

Predeceased by her loving husband Jim Baird. 

Beloved mother of Sharon Jermey (Deceased) and her husband Garry, Jan Baird and her partner Karen, Cindy Van Camp and her husband Robert and Jay Baird and his wife Viola. Dear and proud Grandma of Kenzie Jermey, Katie, Alison, Emily and Molly Van Camp, Kayla, Sarah and Lukas Baird and Great Grandmother of Ivy and Emmett.

Mary will be sadly missed by all her family and many friends. 

A memorial service to celebrate the life of Mary will be held in Port Perry on Monday, March 10th.

Memorial donations to a CHARITY of your choice would be appreciated.

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CATTON, Kathryn Rosmond 'Kathi' Catton - Obituary | Print |

CATTON, Kathryn Rosmond 'Kathi' -

On Friday, February 28, 2014, Kathi Catton (nee Meraw), died peacefully at the Lakeridge Health Centre in Port Perry, at age 59.

She will be sadly missed by all her family and friends in Port Perry, Toronto, Ottawa and London. Nursing was very important to Kathi. She had a long, wonderful career spanning more than 35 years.

Over the years she also worked at several other Toronto Hospitals including Riverdale, Baycrest and Toronto Grace.  After retirement in 2009 she moved to Port Perry and taught Nursing for several years at Durham College and at the Port Perry Hospital.

Her family would like to say a very special thanks for all the care and support given to Kathi by Dr. Kim Ferguson and the staff at the Port Perry Hospital; special friends Susan Saunders, Judy Bonham and all the Toronto gang; Shirley Lacey and the caregivers from St. Elizabeth; as well as her many friends and neighbours in Port Perry especially, those at the Bayview Condominium on Shanly Street.

Service will be held in Port Perry on Saturday, March 8th.

If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the CHARITY of your choice.

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CHASE, Clifford Charles Chase Obituary | Print |

CHASE, Clifford Charles -

Of Havelock, ON, peacefully passed into the presence of the Lord, while surrounded by his family, on Friday, February 28, 2014. He was in his 76th year.

Clifford is survived by his wife and soulmate Evelyn, son Greg (Vassa), daughter Julie-Ann (Tom), 4 grandchildren, sister Gladys and brother James.

Clifford is predeceased by Ivan, Laura, Lois and Beulah.

Clifford was remembered in a memorial service on Sunday, March 9, 2014 at Safe Haven Worship Centre, 1084 Salk Rd, Pickering, ON.

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GYOKERY, Thomas (Tom) Gyokery - Obituary | Print |

GYOKERY, Thomas (Tom) -

Passed away suddenly at his home in Oshawa on Friday, February 28, 2014.

Tom Gyokery dear brother of Frank, Bert (Wanda), Michael (Jenny), George (Heather), Helen (Livio) Coltrinari and predeceased by Mary and his dear companion Pearl Lambert.

Tom will be sadly missed by all his family and many friends.

A funeral mass will be held at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 1710 Scugog Street, Port Perry on Wednesday March 12, 2014 at 11am.

Memorial donations made to The Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated.

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KUZMA, John Kuzma, Obituary | Print |

KUZMA, John -    "Express Condolences"

Kuzma_JohnAfter a lengthy and courageous battle on February 28, 2014, at Lakeridge Health Oshawa in his 83rd year, the lord our god and saviour took him to heaven. May he grant him eternal peace and rest.

Lovingly remembered by his wife of 60 years Pavlina. Cherished father of Slava (Bruno), Nick, Stan (Linda), and Zdravko (Liana).

Much loved and will be greatly missed by his grandchildren Amanda (Saul), Shawn (Michelle), Jessica, Jeremy, Calvin, Keri, Mateja, Melissa, and Austin. Lovingly remembered by his great-grandchildren as Tata to Jaycelyn, Jasmine, Jaxson, Kennedy, Cieanna and Lyric.

Predeceased by his parents Nick and Katie Kuzma and survived by his sister Christina.

John was born in Kirkland Lake, Ontario. He spent 32 years of his life in Slovenia, then returned to Canada and lived and worked in Oshawa.

John was a very caring, dedicated and hard-working man, he loved his family unconditionally. He was an avid hunter, he loved to go to the cottage where he and his wife enjoyed fishing. He loved having his family gather, so he could roast a pig or lamb. A big family man Zivio dad.

Visitation will be held at the COURTICE FUNERAL CHAPEL (1587 Highway #2, Courtice ON, 905-432-8484) on Wednesday, March 5th from 2 - 4pm and 7 - 9pm.

A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Therese Roman Catholic Church on Thursday, March 6th at 10am.

Memorial donations to The Canadian Diabetes Association or a CHARITY of choice would be gratefully acknowledged.

On-line condolences may be placed at courticefuneralchapel.com.

COURTICE FUNERAL CHAPEL

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MULOCK, Jim Mulock - Obituary | Print |

MULOCK, Jim -

Entered into rest peacefully at the Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay on Friday, February 28th, 2014.  Walter James Mulock, in his 93rd year.

The beloved husband of the late Alice Violet Stell (2007).

Loving father of Fred & Bonnie of Beaverton, Ross & Pamela of Woodville, Dean & Sandy of Peterborough, Neil & Sandra of Oakwood, Carl & Judy of Woodville, Sylvia Milec of Mississauga and Christine Robbins of Cannington. Dearly remembered by 21 grandchildren, 31 great grandchildren and 1 sister Elsie (Wilfred) Houghton.

Predeceased by two sisters Marjorie (Frank) Straughan and Audrey (William) Lee.

Funeral Service from the Cannington Baptist Church, 60 Cameron St. W., Cannington on Wednesday, March 5th at 1:00 pm. Visitation also in the Church from 12:00 noon until time of Service at 1:00 pm. Spring Interment.

As a remembrance, donations to the Cannington Baptist Church or a charity of your choice, would be appreciated.

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O'BRIEN, Jack O'Brien - Obituary | Print |

O'BRIEN, Jack -

OBrien_Jack(Veteran WWII Royal Canadian Air Force Bomber Command, GM Retiree - 45 years of service)

It is with warm hearts and fond memories that the family of Jack O'Brien (affectionately known as O'Bie) announces his peaceful passing after 91 proud years.

An accomplished yet humble WWII Airman of the Royal Canadian Air Force and a lifelong General Motors employee in both Skilled Trades and Labour Relations.

O'Bie lived his life graciously, full of humour, loyalty and goodwill and thoroughly enjoyed his Irish heritage. O'Bie and Joan recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary together which was anchored by hard work and dedication towards each other, their family and many friends.

First drawn to each other by their mutual prowess for badminton, golf, curling and tennis. Much of their later life together was spent enjoying countless sun-filled days at the cottage in the summer with family, and at their home away from home at Pinnacle Port in Panama City Beach, Florida with their good friends during the winter.

O'Bie's magnetic spirit is carried on proudly through his loving wife Joan (nee Roughley) and their four children Lynn (Greg) Drohan, Daniel (Beth) O'Brien, Lee Ann (the late Mario) Marano, and their youngest Christine (Gregg) Lintern. O'Bie was a proud grandfather patriarch and irreplaceable role model to his eight grandchildren, Christopher, Patrick (Kelly), Jaci (Brandon), Michael, Kristen, Katie, Johnny and Claire.

O'Bie was effortlessly charming, full of jokes, gave the best hugs and always listened to and supported his family from beginning to end.  His optimistic yet pensive outlook never wavered throughout his lifetime and his memory, character, essence and energy will remain glowing in all our hearts forever.

The family of Jack O’Brien will receive friends at the DESTEFANO FUNERAL HOME, 1289 Keith Ross Drive (Taunton Road East of Thornton Road) 905-440-3595 on Monday, March 3rd from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Gregory the Great Roman Catholic Church, 194 Simcoe St. North, Oshawa on Tuesday, March 4th at 11:00 a.m.

If desired, memorial donations may be made to Right to Play or to True Patriot Love.

Memories and condolences may be shared at destefanofuneralhomes.ca.

DESTEFANO FUNERAL HOME

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OWEN, Julie Linnet Owen - Obituary | Print |

OWEN, Julie Linnet -

B Com, LLB. (UBC); B.C.L. (Oxon); LL.M. (Columbia)

Born in Halifax, NS, on September 4, 1967, was called to be with Jesus on February 28, 2014.

The cherished daughter of Richard and Connie (Hawes) Owen, of Newcastle, Ontario (formerly of Vancouver and Halifax), Julie is survived by her parents, her brother, Steven (Colleen), Halifax, sister Lucie, Newcastle, and three nephews: Bradley, Eric and Marshall Owen of Halifax.

She will be mourned by her many aunts, uncles, cousins, friends, and colleagues in the legal profession in Vancouver, Victoria, Calgary, Toronto, London and New York.

She is predeceased by her grandparents, several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Beyond her law career, Julie had many interests,including travelling, painting, photography, knitting and cooking. Of utmost importance were her family and her loyalty to her Catholic faith. 

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. Peter Seabrooke at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 214 King Ave. East, Newcastle, on Tuesday, March 4th at 11:00 A.M. 

Family flowers only, please However, any donations to St. Francis of Assisi Parish (www.sfarcc.org) will be much appreciated.

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PHAIR, Allan Wilmot Phair - Obituary | Print |

PHAIR, Allan Wilmot -

After a short illness, on Friday, February 28, 2014, at the Lakeridge Health Centre in Port Perry, at age 87.

Wilmot Phair, beloved husband of the late Barbara (nee Dobson) and the late Alva (nee McKenzie).

Loved father of Grant (deceased) and Bruce Phair. Dear brother of Doris Rennie of Sunderland and the late Helen (1940). 

Service to Celebrate his life will be held in the Uxbridge Baptist Church, 231 Brock Street West in Uxbridge on Tuesday, March 4th at 11 a.m. with Pastor Dale Dawson officiating. Interment, Greenbank in the Spring.

If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the CHARITY of your choice.

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RITCHIE, Julie Ritchie Obituary | Print |

RITCHIE, Julie -

Ritchie_JuliePassed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on February 28, 2014.

Loved mom of Gail Podrats (Jim Cameron). Nana of Jason Podrats (Michele Mischler) of Geneva, Switzerland, and Allyson Podrats (Greg Hobbs) of Toronto.

Julie will be fondly remembered by Jim’s children; Bob (Karen Conboy) of Etobicoke, and Fran (Danny Rioux) of Rossland B.C.

Predeceased by her husband George, her infant son, and her sister May Grace.

She is also survived by her sister Ethel Haynes of England, her nephew Robert Grace and his wife Suzanne, and their family as well as George’s family in Aberdeen, Scotland. Great Nanny to Jezebel Mischler and Shaun Podrats of Geneva, Switzerland, Iris and Lydia Hobbs of Toronto, and Maelle and Alexa Rioux of Rossland, B.C.

Julie will be missed for her scones, and by a wide circle of friends both here and in England.

The family wishes to thank the Supportive Care staff at Lakeridge Health Oshawa for their amazing and caring support, and to Nellie – many thanks.

Friends may call at the   ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East Oshawa for a Memorial Service on Wednesday, March 5th at 1:30pm. Visitation will be held from one hour prior to service time.

In lieu of flowers, donations are appreciated to the CNIB, the Toronto Humane Society or Operation Smile.

To place online condolences, please visit armstrongfuneralhome.net.

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VANHALM, Nancy Diane (Snider) Vanhalm - Obituary | Print |

VANHALM, (nee Snider) Nancy Diane -

Passed away after a brief illness at the Scarborough Centenary Hospital on Friday, February 28, 2014, in her 82nd year. 

Nancy was predeceased by her husband of 43 years, Wilhelmus “Wil”. 

She is survived by their children Robert (Patricia) van Halm and Catherine Sabourin (Richard), grandchildren; Russell, Colleen, Melissa, Rachelle and Ryan, her great-grandson Travis as well as her great-granddaughter Brooklyn.  Nancy was a graduate of the Ontario College of Art and Design.  She and Wil met while working together at a Photographic Survey. 

Together they lived in Toronto, Caracas, Venezuela, Montreal and Peterborough.  Nancy most recently lived in the town of Uxbridge. 

She was a long time employee of the Toronto Board of Education, working as an Administrative Assistant in 3 different schools. 

Nancy will be remembered for her beautiful needlework in both cross-stitch and quilting as well as her never ending love of crossword and jigsaw puzzles…and of course cats! 

Nancy will be reunited with Wil and her parents; Bruce and Isabelle Snider at Park Lawn Cemetery in the spring, where there will be a private family service.

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FREEMAN, Mavis Freeman Obituary | Print |

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Freeman_MavisLoving wife, mother and Nana. Passed away peacefully Thursday, February 27, 2014 at the wonderful age of 86.

She is survived by her loving husband and soul mate Sid of nearly 62 years. Wonderful mother and friend to daughters Stephanie and Christine (David). Cherished Nana to Tamara (Yiorgo), Scott and Adam. She will be sadly missed and always remembered by all.

Family and friends may visit the JERRETT FUNERAL HOME - SCARBOROUGH, 660 Kennedy Road, Scarborough, on Tuesday, March 4th from 10 to 11 a.m. A Celebration of Life will take place in the chapel following the visitation at 11 a.m. Cremation to follow.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Humane Society of Durham Region, 1505 Wentworth Street Whitby, ON L1N 0H9.

Online condolences may be made at jerrettfuneralhome.com.

JERRETT FUNERAL HOME - SCARBOROUGH

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FRIESEN, Paul Shane Friesen Obituary | Print |

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Friesen_PaulIt is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Paul Shane Friesen early on Thursday, February 27, 2014 in his 52nd year.

Paul was very much at peace and surrounded by family when he left us.

He is survived by his father Frank Friesen and stepmom Peggy, sister Tammy Friesen (Ronnie), brother Blake Friesen (Debbie), nieces Kaitlyn (Jim), and Shannon, sister-in-law Patricia, nephews Blake Shane and Nathaniel, great-nieces Hailey and Grace and great-nephew Max. Paul is predeceased by his mother Pauline and his beloved Sydney.

Born in Oshawa, Paul spent his later years in Cabbagetown tending to the gardens of Diane Frankling Co-op where he resided. He will be missed by his co-op family and many friends.

A memorial service presided by pastor Norbert Lava will be held Wednesday, March 5th at 11am in the community room of Diane Frankling Co-op, 85 Bleecker St. Toronto. Parking available on Sherbourne St. just north of Carlton.

A big THANK YOU to the fabulous staff of Casey House in Toronto for the wonderful compassionate care they gave our Paul during his final days. Also much love and appreciation to Paul's "ANGEL"

In lieu of flowers, any donations to Casey House or Princess Margaret Hospital would be greatly appreciated.

To leave online condolences, please visit rosar-morrison.com.

ROSAR-MORRISON FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL

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MARSHNER, Irene Marshner - Obituary | Print |

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Died peacefully on Thursday, February 27, 2014 at the Abbeylawn Manor Retirement Home in Pickering, Ontario.

Predeceased by her husband, Rolf Gottfroh.

Survived by her son, Uwe Marshner (Barbara) and grandchildren, Holly, Alexander and Victoria. Will be greatly missed by longtime friend, Laurie Kalisch.

Funeral service will be held in Scarborough on Wednesday, March 12th.

Her cremated remains will be interred at a later date.

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MOHAMMED, Frank (Jamil) Mohammed, Obituary | Print |

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Suddenly at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Thursday, February 27, 2014.

Beloved husband of Brenda.

Loving father of Ian, Christopher (Marlyn) and Brendan (Aneesa).

Cherished Grandpa of Aiden, River, Reese and Mikyle.

Sadly missed by his extended family and friends.

Visitation will be held at OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) on Saturday, March 1st from 12:30 p.m. until time of Funeral Service in the Chapel at 2:30 p.m. Interment Thornton Cemetery.

Memorial donations to the CHARITY of your choice would be appreciated.

Online condolences may be made at oshawafuneralhome.com.

OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME

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