Peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, Tina went Home to be with the Lord on Wednesday May 21, 2014.
Beloved wife of the late Hendrik Schievink and the late Marten Van Dyk.
Dear mother, grandmother and great-grandmother of John and Nellie Schievink; Michelle & Jim Honeyford (Benjamin, Katherine), Christopher & Sanneke Schievink (Jenna, Meagan, Rachel), Anita & Jose Arnal (Lucas, Samuel); Gerrie (the late Peter Rupke) and Lu Williamson; Richard & Julie Rupke (Katelin, Josiah), Jody & Andy Richard (Jacob, Adam), Matthew & Laura Rupke.
Lovingly remembered by James (the late Grace) Van Dyk, George & Carol Van Dyk, Hilda & George Feddema, Margaret & Gerry Tenbrink, Martin & Hattie Van Dyk, JoAnne & Julius de Jager, John & Elizabeth Van Dyk, Frank (the late Florence) & Barb Brink and their families.
Special Thanks to the wonderful nursing staff at Glenhill Strathaven & Marnwood for their care.
Visitation will be held at Maranatha Christian Reformed Church, 2805 Regional Highway #2, Bowmanville on Monday, May 26th from 10 – 11 am. Funeral Service will be held at 11am. Interment at Bowmanville Cemetery.
Memorial Donations may be made to Knox Christian School or Emmanuel Christian School.
Peacefully at Lakeridge Health in Oshawa on Tuesday, May 20th, 2014. Cal, in his 86th year.
Beloved husband of Jean of Oshawa for over 65 years.
Loving father of Margaret and husband Yvon Boucher of Oshawa, of Gord and wife Dale of Toronto and of the late infant Margaret Jean.
Dear grandfather of Craig, Ryan and Ron (partner Carly Robertson) Boucher; of Jennifer (fiancé Ryan Kennedy), Matthew (girlfriend Jessica Rumble) and Mackenzie Cathmoir. Great-grandfather of Blair Bittorf; of Emilie, Calvin and Ryan Boucher and of Charlie Boucher. Predeceased by his brothers Bert Cathmoir (late Ruby) and Charlie Cathmoir (late Irene).
It is with great sorrow that the family of George Tsakamas announces his passing on Tuesday, May 20th, 2014.
George is survived by his loving wife Helen of nearly 40 years, daughter Nadine and her husband David, son Tass and his wife Mireya, daughter Alexandra, grandchildren Anthony, Eleni and Evangelina, mother Elpida, sister Sophie and her husband Harry, his nieces, nephew and extended family.
George is predeceased by his father Tassios Tsakamas.
Visitation will be from 5:00 until 9:00pm at McEACHNIE FUNERAL HOME on Friday, May 23rd, located at 28 Old Kingston Rd, Ajax, Pickering Village, ON L1T 2Z7.
Funeral services for George will be held at 11:00am at Evangelismos, Sts. Nectarios and Gerasimos Greek Orthodox Church on Saturday, May 24th, located at 399 Farewell St, Oshawa, ON L1H 6M1.
George will be laid to rest at the Pine Ridge Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.
Peacefully passed away on Monday, May 19, 2014 at the age of 64.
Beloved wife of the late Herbert Combden.
Loving and cherished mother of Jason (Glee), Trevor.
She will be lovingly remembered by her grandsons Anthony, Nathan and Riley. Dear sister of Jeanne, Annie, Cynthia, Keith, Darren, Barry, Dennis, (Predeceased Chris, Allan and Percy) from the Halifax area.
Carolyn will be sadly missed by her sisters-in-law Ivy, June, Ethel, Lydia, Mary, Emeline and brother-in-law Ray.
She will also be greatly missed by her nieces, nephews, cousins and friends from coast to coast.
Special thanks to her long time friends June and Brian Johnston and their family.
Family will receive friends at COURTICE FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1587 Highway #2 on Thursday May 22, 2014 at 1:00 P.M. followed by a service at 2:00 P.M.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donation of your choice.
Peacefully at Abbeylawn Manor, Pickering, on May 19, 2014 in her 99th year.
Ruth was born on the family farm on Brock Road South in Pickering to John and Wilhemina Toms on October 8, 1915 and spent most of her life on Altona Road, with a hiatus of 16 years living in Batawa.
She is predeceased by her husband Harry (1983), sisters Jean (Berwick) and Dorothy (Burton), and step-brother Edward Brown. Loving and much loved mother to Ann (Tyas), Richard (deceased) (Teresa) and Robert (Darlene). Devoted grandmother to Randall (Anne), Suzanne (Joe), Jonathan (Simone), Stacey (Feliz), Troy (Carolee), Lindsay (deceased), Jason (Amy), Rob, Jennifer (Jason), and Adam (Lisa). Great- grandmother to Katie, Jack, Anna, Gretchen, Nicholas, Jasper, Solaine, Giselle, Liryn, Kaidyn, Riley, Graedon, Tyler, Lucas, Zoë and Nexie. She will also be fondly remembered by Margaret Pearce, Ruth Cain and her nieces and nephews.
We are all grateful for the support of Christine, Karen, Diane, Michael, Walter and the staff at Abbeylawn Manor.
She lived through the Depression and saw the world expand as transportation evolved from horse and buggy to space travel.
Aside from her family, her great loves included travel (her last major trip at 95 was a Mediterranean cruise), porcelain artistry, books, Bridge and a dry martini. She worked as a librarian in the Scarborough/Highland Creek areas during the 1960s and 70s. She always enjoyed a good laugh and was game to try anything once. She was our anchor, a true matriarch. She will be missed.
Funeral service at McEACHNIE FUNERAL HOME (28 Old Kingston Road, Ajax, 905-428-8488) on Friday, May 23 at 1:30 p.m.; visitation before the service from 12 to 1:30 p.m. Interment at Erskine Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or a CHARITY of your choice.
(Longtime Professor at Durham College of Applied Arts and Technology)
Passed away peacefully on May 19, 2014 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa in his 71st year.
Beloved husband of 47 years to Arlene. Loving father to LeeAnne (Paul) and Andrew (Antonia). Proud Grandpa to Brian, Nathan and Olivia.
Dear brother of Richard (Mary). Ted will be deeply missed by his many nieces, nephews and friends.
Ted was very active in his retirement as he was the president of the Durham College Retirees’ Association, Director of the Toronto Camera Club and member of the Whitby Seniors Camera Club. He was also the Chair of the Print Division of the Toronto Camera Club’s International Salon and Chaired the Public Presentation for the last five years.
The family will receive friends at the MOUNT LAWN RECEPTION CENTRE 21 Garrard Road, Whitby, Ontario, 905-443-3376 on Friday, May 23rd from 2 - 4 pm and 7 - 9 pm.
Funeral service will be held in the Chapel at Mount Lawn on Saturday, May 24th at 3:00pm.
If desired, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Durham College Student Bursary Fund.
With great sadness the family announces the passing of Linneth Wade on May 19, 2014.
Beloved wife of Alexander Wade, loving Mother of Delroy Williams, Patricia Whittier, Paul Gray , Jacqueline Ricketts and Ricardo Wade, along with her 8 wonderful grandchildren, and all the extended family.
Linneth will be sadly missed by her loving family, she was a wonderful God fearing mother that had to battle through many sometimes unbearable health situations, however with her undying faith persevered until the end.
Visitation will take place on Friday May 30, 2014 at McEACHNIE FUNERAL HOME, 28 Old Kingston Road, Ajax from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 p.m.
A celebration of her life will take place on Saturday May 31, 2014 at the Refuge City Pentecostal Church, 10 Fuller Road, Ajax at 11:00 a.m.
Mieke Belko (formerly Mieke Howard) passed away peacefully at the Lakeridge Health Oshawa with her family at her side.
Mieke was born and raised in Raalte, The Netherlands, the fourth of five children, emigrating to Canada in 1950 and settling in Apple Hill, Ontario.
Mieke spent most of her life living in Oshawa, excepting 1974 – 1977 when her family resided in Deseronto, Ontario. She loved music and enjoyed listening to Roger Whittaker, Nana Mouskouri, and especially Johnnie Ray. She also got great pleasure in the last few years from knitting caps for cancer and neo natal patients at the hospital.
Mieke is survived by her children with the late William L. Howard: Paul (Debbie) Howard of Red Deer, AB, Cindy (Ray) Noble of Napanee, ON, Judy (Ray) Charron of Innisfail, AB, Lisa Howard of Oshawa, ON, Lori (Frank) Puglisevich of Courtice, ON, Bill (Joanne) Howard of Oshawa, ON, and Lee Howard of Whitby, ON.
She is also survived by her grandchildren Megan, Candace, Kal, Lane, Ryan, Robert, Michael, Janalyn, Joseph, Zach, Tom, Jackie and Evie, her great grandchildren Ciara and Anika, her sisters Freda McKenna and Gerda Van Gestel, her brother Joseph (Cheri) Noordman, foster sister Hermien Lelieveld, and sister in law Teresa Noordman.
She is predeceased by her parents, Fred and Mary Noordman, and her brother Tony Noordman.
The family also wishes to express great thanks to the Stroke Unit and Supportive Care Unit of Lakeridge Health in Oshawa for their excellent care of Mieke during her last days.
Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at St. Mary of the People Church on Thursday May 22nd at 11 a.m.
Memorial donations to Lakeridge Health Oshawa would be appreciated, and may be made along with condolences by visiting armstrongfuneralhome.net.