After a full and blessed life, passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, surrounded by his loving family, at the age of 77 on Thursday, May 29, 2014.
Owner of MK Tailoring - Oshawa for 40 years, he was known for his kindness, compassion, love and devotion.
Beloved husband and best friend of 50 years to Eva Khalileyh (nee Kissieh).
Loving father of Ramzi and his fiancée Tina, Rolla, and Rami his wife Jaimy. Survived by his dear sister Neli, his brother George, and predeceased by his brother Saba. Much loved Sedo (grandfather) to Christiane, Nicole and Alex. Will also be missed by his extended family and many friends.
A special thanks to the doctors and staff of the 4th floor Supportive Care Centre at Lakeridge Health Oshawa for their wonderful care and support.
Visitation will be held at the DESTEFANO FUNERAL HOME, 1289 Keith Ross Drive, Oshawa (south side of Taunton Road, east of Thornton Road) on Sunday, June 1st from 1-3 & 6-8pm.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, June 2nd at 11:00am at St. Mary of the People Catholic Church, 570 Marion Avenue, Oshawa. Interment at Thornton Cemetery.
If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
After a full and blessed life, Bruce passed away on Friday, May 30, 2014 at Camrose, Alberta in his 90th year.
Predeceased by his wife Peggy Littlefair.
Dear father to Kam (Sophie) Zaworski, and daughter Gloria (late Henry) Van Geilswyk and the late Linda Lee Lyons (Peter Lyons). Grandfather to David (Mary Anne), Richard (Lisa), Laura (Brian), Jennifer, and Ian Lyons. Great-Grandpa to Ashley, Julia, David and James.
He will be fondly remembered by his family in Alberta and his family in England.
Funeral Service will be held in Uxbridge on Saturday, June 21st.
In Bruce’s memory, please consider a donation to the Rolland Lodge #646 Mount Albert.
Passed away on Friday May 30, 2014 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa at the age of 82.
Beloved husband to Mary.
Caring father to Ewald Jr., Frank (Lynn), Fred (Marie). Devoted Opa to Erica, Monica, Frank Jr., Adam, Alexandra, Michelle.
Great gandfather to Emmett, Patrick, Adam Jr. Brother to Hulmut, and pre deceased by Paul.
Ewald will be sadly missed by his extended family, friends and all who knew him.
Friends may call at MOUNT LAWN RECEPTION CENTRE 21 Garrard Rd. Whitby (North of Dundas) on Saturday June 7, 2014 from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. followed by prayers in the chapel at 11:00. In lieu of flowers donation may be made to the Canasdian Cancer Society.
Beloved father of Heather and her husband Gary Struckett, Sherry and her husband Jim Kerr, Kevin and his wife Grace, Robyn and her husband Eric Wiggans and Lori and her husband Paul Savoie.
Cherished Grandfather of Stefanie (Tommy), Anna (Jamie), Jayme (Mike), Thomas, Melissa, Nathan (Julia), Corey (Kim), Renee (Jeff), Carlee, Matthew, Amanda, Sarah, Helena (Greg), Natalie, Jessica (Adam), Mike (Jenn) and Eric Jr., Great Grandfather of Astrid, Logan, Alyssa, Aidan, Westin, Kaden, Olivia, Alexis, Hannah, Conner, Juliana, Olivia, Emma and Aiden.
Dear Brother of Bonnie and Lester Weatherill, Gary and Doreen, Ross and Rhona, Wenda and Doug Tulloch, the late Bob and Melinda and the late Ed and Dorothy.
Brother in Law of Ross Davis and the late Mary, Joyce and Jack Zimmerman, Bernice and the late Raymond Reiffenstein.
Lorne will be deeply missed by his many nieces, nephews and friends.
Services will be held on Saturday June 7th, 2014 at 1 pm at St. Pauls United Church (65 Kings Cres.,) Ajax.
Died peacefully after a short but intense battle with infection. A Bowmanville girl and then a Dundas resident since 1958.
Predeceased by husband Bill from Hamilton in 2007.
Sister to Hazel in Woodstock and predeceased brother Harvey from North Van 2000. Sister in law to Ruth and Harold in Hamilton. Cousin, aunt and friend to many others. Her three sons, Warren, Scott and Mark mourn her lost, but are glad she is now free from pain and suffering.
She was a Grade 13 English Teacher who taught at Dundas District, H.C.I. and Westdale during her 30 years in the Hamilton Board.
A lover of live theatre, books, especially mystery novels and all things British, volunteer and passionate supporter of her Alma Mata, McMaster University, as well as many other charitable causes. A fixture at St. Paul's United in Dundas, where she remained active till the end.
Special thanks to the doctors and nurses at HGH ICU South who provided great care during her stay.
Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held at the MARLATT FUNERAL HOME "Swackhamer Chapel", 195 King St. W., Dundas on Tuesday, June 3rd from 2 - 4 and 6 - 9 pm.
Service will be at St. Paul's United Church, 29 Park St. W., Dundas at 1:00 pm Wednesday, June 4th.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to McMaster University Office of Alumni Advancement or Hamilton Health Sciences Volunteer Association or St. Paul's United Church, in Dundas.
With profound sadness we announce the passing of our beloved daughter Alex at Sick Kids Toronto after a courageous and determined battle with leukemia on May 29, 2014 at the age of 16.
Loved and cherished daughter of Laurie Hebor-Bortolato and Paul Bortolato both of Whitby. Forever loved by her brother Nathan Bortolato.
Cherished Grandaughter of Ron and Linda Hebor, and Frank and Gail Bortolato. Loved Niece of Brian Hebor and his wife Sheryl , Laura Dewar and her husband Doug. Alex’s cousins Brandon, Brooke, Jakob, Brett, Sarah and Matthew as well as her many many friends will miss her always.
Gizmo has lost his biggest admirer.
Family and friends are invited to BARNES MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 5295 Thickson Rd. N., Whitby (905-655-3662) from 2 -5 p.m. on Sunday, June 1st.
A service to honour our beautiful Alex will be held in the Barnes Chapel Monday morning at 11:00 a.m.
Retired after 30 years as a teacher at Sudbury Secondary School.
Beloved wife of the late R. Brian Flaherty and the late John L. Pearson.
Loved mother and mother-in-law of George and Debbie, David, Douglas and Jill, Helen and Wayne Bacik. Grandmother of Christopher, Andrée, Julien and Adam. Step-mother of John's children Kip and his wife Venise, Pam and her husband Dave, Kenneth and his wife Helen and Kelly. Survived by John's twelve grandchildren.
Predeceased by her parents George and Lillian Will and her sister Helen Mitchell.
Funeral service will be held at St. Andrew's United Church, 523 Simcoe Street, Beaverton on Monday, June 2, 2014 at 2:30 p.m.
If so desired memorial donations to St. Andrew's United Church, Lakeview Manor Ladies Auxiliary or Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated by the family.
The family wishes to extend a sincere thank you to the staff of Lakeview Manor for the excellent care their mother received while a resident of the Manor.
Frances rejoined the love of her life, the late Lawrence Ranney (February 18, 1985.) Sister of Marjorie, Mary, Gwendolyn and the late Douglas. Loving mother of Richard and Mary Lynn (Peter Elliott).
Much loved grandmother of Jordan (Katie), Nathan (Nadia) and Jacqueline (Andrew Willmore). Special great-grandma to Fiona, Brooke and Blake.
After WWII, Fran and Lawrie moved to Toronto. One weekend, they were out for a Sunday drive and came upon a village named Beaverton. They spied and fell in love with a bright red Five-to-a-Dollar store and decided to buy it. Frances and Lawrie worked hard together and prospered and Beaverton proved the perfect place to raise a young family.
Over the years, they contributed greatly to their community and forged life-long friendships. It was a wonderful life. Fran moved to Bracebridge several years ago to be closer to family; however, Beaverton would always be her home.
Family was everything. We will all cherish happy memories of time spent together.
Private family internment has occurred.
As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations can be made to the South Muskoka Memorial Hospital Foundation.
Do not mourn me For I have not left you Look into the eyes of my children And you will find me there.
Passed away with her loving family by her side on Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa.
Carol lived her 60 years as a loving wife of 39 years to Bob, and a caring and supportive mother to Sarah and Lauren.
Carol was a dear sister to John, Alice, Normand, James, Raymond and Monique, as well as a life-long best friend to Deborah. Carol touched so many lives, and provided so many smiles to anyone who knew her. She will be greatly missed by all who crossed her path.
Family and friends are all welcome to join us for a celebration of Carol's life at MOUNT LAWN RECEPTION CENTRE. 21 Garrard Road, Whitby (North of Hwy 2) (905) 443-3376.
Visitation will be on Monday, June 2nd from 2 - 4 P.M. and 7 - 9 P.M., as well as on Tuesday, June 3rd from 2 - 3 P.M. Ceremony from 3 - 4 P.M. and reception to follow.
In lieu of flowers, donations to Carol's daughters' educations will be appreciated.
Peacefully at Ajax-Pickering Hospital on Wednesday, May 28, 2014 in her 83rd year.
Beloved wife of Louis. Loving mother of John (Judith), Paul (Sandra) and Cathy. Proud Grandmother of Katie, Candice and William, Great-Grandmother of Melina.
Sadly missed by her brothers Jean (Carol), Donald (Adele), Francis (Marcelle) and by her sisters Anna Christensen (Paul), Violette Dickens (late Jim), Aline White, Nora Downey (Allan), Eva Malcolm (Bud), also by several cousins, nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by her parents Frank and Victorie Boudreau, and by two brothers, Allain and Paul.
Visitation will be held at the McEACHNIE FUNERAL HOME, 28 Old Kingston Rd., Ajax (905-428-8488) on Friday, June 6th from 10 am – 11 am. A Memorial Service will follow in the Chapel of the Funeral Home at 11 am.
If desired, memorial donations may be made to the CHARITY of your Choice.
Passed away peacefully of an age-related illness at Hillsdale Estates on Wednesday, May 28, 2014.
Predeceased by her husband Alek who she was married to for over 50 years. They shared a true bond and absolute devotion to each other.
Dear, kind, loving and generous mother of Roman, Stan and his wife Suzanne. She was a proud mother of her children but in the latter years of her life, her pride and joy were her two grandsons (Alex and John – Patrick). She proudly wore the title of best grandmother for over 20 years.
Ludmila grew up in Minsk, Poland, the youngest member of a Catholic family. In September 1939, her life was changed forever, when Russian troops invaded their homeland. During the war years, the family moved several times throughout Poland and Germany, and unfortunately she experienced the many horrors of war.
She arrived in Canada after the war as a domestic worker in Montreal. After working two years, in Montreal, she then moved to Oshawa to be reunited with brother (Eugene Roszkiewicz). She met her husband at a dance and was engaged after six weeks and was married in August 2, 1952. She enjoyed hosting and spending holidays with her friends and her brother Eugene and his wife Mary.
She worked very hard to raise her family and she took pride in everything she did. She was proud of her Polish heritage and was a member of the Polish Veterans Ladies Auxiliary and St. Hedwigs Catholic Church. After raising her family, she ventured into the working world working for Chrysler Canada.
Upon retirement she enjoyed her many trips to Hawaii with her best friend, husband Alek. She will be sadly missed by all who loved her so dearly.
A special thank you to the staff at Lavender Lane (Hillsdale Estates) for their care, comfort and compassion in her final weeks.
Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East Oshawa on Sunday, June 1st from 2 – 4 & 7 – 9 pm with prayers at 8 pm.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held in St. Hedwig’s Roman Catholic Church on Monday, June 2nd at 10a.m.
Memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society Ontario - Research would be appreciated and may be made, along with condolences, by visiting armstrongfuneralhome.net.
Peacefully atThornton View Long Term Care, Oshawa on Wednesday,May 28, 2014 at the age of 96 years.
Henry, beloved husband of the late Sister Kamma Larsen.
Loved father of daughter Lena Bailey, of West Palm Beach Florida, son Bent Nielsen daughter Inge Lindberg of Denmark and predeceased by his son Peter Larsen Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren in Canada, Florida and Denmark. Henry will be sadly missed be his friends.
Private family service has taken place with cremation.
Donations in Henry’s memory may be place through the MORRIS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 4 Division St., Bowmanville, L1C 2Z1, 905-623-5480.